Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Why we still need a Selma

One week after Alabama state troopers bludgeoned civil rights demonstrators on the Edmund Pettus Bridge outside Selma on March 7, 1965, a visibly shaken Lyndon Johnson called for and addressed a joint session of Congress. His message was clear. His administration would pull out all stops to pass a voting rights bill, which was the Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Sony back in the racial hot seat

Amy Pascal, chairperson of the Motion Pictures Group of Sony Pictures Entertainment, is gone. Film producer Scott Rudin apologized profusely and has kept a deliberate low to no public profile. Both took much-deserved heat in December when a stack of hacked leaked emails caught them taking silly and ugly racial digs, barbs and shots at Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Is the NFL really coming to Inglewood?

Several days before Inglewood city officials announced that they had more than enough signatures to qualify a ballot initiative to approve a new football stadium in the city, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon stood before a bank of microphones in St. Louis. Nixon made it clear that state and city officials would do whatever it takes Read More…