Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Racism or bad behavior at Spring Valley High?

The mop–up of the classroom floor with a black student at Spring Valley High School by fired South Carolina Richland County Deputy Ben Fields ignited two firestorms. The first was over Fields’ physical manhandling of the student. That was seen as yet another instance of black students under relentless fire from racist and insensitive school Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Cosby fueled stereotypes of black families

Ebony Magazine stirred a mini-firestorm of rage when it dredged up an old photo of the Cosby show television family, plopped it on its November cover, and then fractured the picture. The obvious point being that embattled comedian Bill Cosby not only disgraced his legacy but disgraced the hitherto near sacrosanct image and legacy of Read More…