Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: The other Jackie Robinson story

The universally recognized and celebrated defining moment in Jackie Robinson’s life is the moment that he stepped into the batter’s box at Ebbets Field in Brooklyn on April 15, 1947. That Robinson attained immortality by breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball. The annual rite of sports passage in the decades since is to Read More…

Columnists Health Opinion

HEALTH MATTERS: Starting a dialogue on health issues

Today marks the launch of a new weekly health column. “Health Matters,” is intended to start a dialogue within the African-American community about the health concerns and issues that affect us. To know where to take the column and begin the discussion, required me to acknowledge Booker T. Washington as the founding father of the Read More…