Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Well-known blacks also can be profiled

The mugging and arrest of one-time top-ranked tennis pro James Blake, an African-American, by a New York undercover cop is no aberration. In his 2006 book “The Audacity of Hope,” President Barack Obama ticked off the standard checklist of slights and abuses that he had routinely faced: security guards tailing him as he shopped in Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Kim Davis is certainly no Rosa Parks

There is no greater idiocy and insult then to compare Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis’ defiance of the law to civil rights icon Rosa Parks. But some Republican Party notables and conservatives fell over themselves to say that because one obscure clerk invoked God and religion to justify not issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: 2024 Olympics are a win-win for L.A.

The big question that nearly everyone asks these days about hosting the Olympic Games is why do it. After first saying yes, and then no, and then maybe to host the 2024 games, Boston finally said no. It ultimately declined for the same reason that so many other American cities say no: the cost. The Read More…