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Split between NAN, Najee Ali still raising eyebrows

LOS ANGELES – The unexpected split between the National Action Network and its local political director, Najee Ali, continued to raise eyebrows this week as both sides presented sharply different stories about what ignited the break-up. Ali fired the first salvo last week when he said in public statements that he resigned from his role Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Can Cosby claim he’s racially targeted?

Disgraced entertainer Bill Cosby did the predictable when he screamed there was racial bias in the jury selection in his scheduled trial. It wasn’t the first time Cosby screamed racial foul play. He did it when he claimed there was a racial motive behind the dozens of women who claimed he drugged, raped and sexually Read More…

Columnists Opinion

Black leaders can learn from Standing Rock protests

Listening to all the black chatter about the post-Obama era, all the indignation, the whining and the lamenting about Donald Trump, makes me think about the Standing Rock protest and standoff in North Dakota. In April 2016, Standing Rock Sioux elder LaDonna Brave Bull Allard, began a resistance against the Dakota Access Pipeline that soon Read More…