Columnists Lekan Oguntoyinbo Opinion

Agree or not, all customs must be valued, respected

I believe customs generally fall into three categories: inexcusable, curious (if a little questionable) and fascinating and even worthy of emulation. Some customs easily qualify as inexcusable, such as the rigid caste system in India, the practice of in-laws in many parts of Africa of putting a newly widowed woman and her kids out on Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: The Mr. Cub I remember

As a kid growing up on Chicago’s South Side in the 1950s, I loved baseball. But most blacks then didn’t love the Chicago Cubs. There were two reasons for that. The Cubs played at Wrigley Field on Chicago’s North Side and blacks almost literally took their lives in their hand walking or driving though the Read More…