Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Black-on-black violence has many causes

A day after 19-year-old Tavin Price was gunned down at a South L.A. car wash; I got a call from a local television reporter. He was miffed that civil rights leaders demand arrests, prosecutions and long jail sentences when a white cop guns down a young black but are deafeningly mute when young blacks wantonly Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Alesia Thomas case goes to trial

Here we go again. Another African-American is a victim of police over use of deadly force. The police officer accused of using the deadly force against the victim is charged and winds up in a court docket. A jury that is lacking African-Americans on it will decide the officer’s fate. And there’s a crack defense Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Biker mayhem is sign of double standard

We’ve seen it so often that it’s now become laughable, pitiable and disgraceful. But more than anything else, it strikes to the heart of a grotesque truth about American hypocrisy. The “it” this time is the blatant and outrageous racial double standard by law enforcement, much of the press and public officials when young black Read More…