Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Blacks and L.A. street construction projects

It was a surreal sight. Three young black men standing idly on a South Los Angeles street corner. Directly across from them was a street construction project. Not one of the workers on the site were African American. The site was on a street corner in what is still a predominantly black neighborhood. With the Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Is the White House still a man’s thing?

There’s that question again in the run-up to the 2020 presidential election. Is America ready to accept a woman president? The question loomed even bigger when President Donald Trump and the Republican National Committee recently crowed loudly that it was breaking records with fundraising for Trump’s re-election campaign. A big part of his campaign cash Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: The wrongful conviction dilemma

The Central Park 5 has been the textbook poster case for the one thing that has consistently and horribly racially disfigured America’s criminal justice system. That is the stain of wrongful convictions. The Central Park 5 have the happy and tragic distinction of being the most celebrated wrongfully convicted prisoners released from prison but in Read More…