Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Mall could be model for area’s revitalization

The Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza has had its ups and downs in its near 70-year history. When it opened in 1947, it was universally hailed as a futuristic model for urban shopping. Its then sleekly designed anchor stores, retail shops and restaurants would draw shoppers from within and without the community, provide jobs for area Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Trump and Cruz: The GOP’s worst nightmare

Vice President Joe Biden was not auditioning for a stint on “Saturday Night Live” or appealing to divine providence when he quipped to a packed crowd of Democrats recently that the Republicans may have given the Democrats a “gift from the Lord” in the presidential race. The heavenly gift Biden referred to comes in the Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Bernie Sanders must win the black vote

Here’s the big problem for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders. He will either win outright or make a powerful second-place showing in both the Iowa Caucuses and the New Hampshire primary on Feb. 1. Why is that a problem? Simple, the wins will mean next to nothing. The two states are two of the whitest Read More…