Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Clinton doesn’t have to be Obama

The early voting returns show two unsurprising things. One is that black voters are turning out in smaller numbers in some areas than they did in the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections. The other is that the relatively lighter turnout is in marked contrast to the near record turnout among black voters for candidate Barack Read More…

Columnists Opinion

Food supply work chain remains rooted in its racist past

We’ve all learned in school about the long struggle for civil rights in this country. We know about the historic victories of the NAACP. We know about trailblazers like Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. We know the heroes of the civil rights movement who led sit-ins and faced violence and death for equality, before Martin Read More…

Columnists Mayor Eric Garcetti Opinion

COMMUNITY REPORT: Honoring the legacy and lessons of black history

Black history is all of our history. Humanity itself rose from the continent of Africa. People of African descent were integral to the building of civilization, the founding of our nation and the establishment of this city. And the black American experience stirred consciences awake to the struggle for equality and justice around the world. Read More…