Columnists Opinion

It’s time to end the era of mass incarceration

After years of work from activists and organizations like Families to Amend California’s Three Strikes, leaders from both sides of the aisle in Congress are correcting the wrong created in the 1980s when we began the era of over criminalization. For decades, in Congress, the Congressional Black Caucus was the lone voice calling for reform, Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Garcetti’s mid-term report card shines

There was a touchy moment for Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti the day before the Los Angeles Police Commission was scheduled to announce its decision on whether the LAPD slaying of Ezell Ford in August 2014 was justified. In the days before the commission decision, Garcetti came under heavy fire for allegedly saying and doing Read More…