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PASTOR’S CORNER: George Floyd was no willing martyr

I have never been one to join “causes,” but I have watched with interest and sorrow at the recent news reports of the George Floyd killing by police officers in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the worldwide reactions that have occurred in response. One reaction in particular has angered me. Age and infirmity prevent my hitting the Read More…

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THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Lacey needs to re-examine questionable shootings

The number is staggering and horrendous. Fifteen hundred. That is the number of times deadly force has been used by the Los Angeles Police Department and L.A. County Sheriff’s deputies in the past two decades. To put this in even more deadly and horrific perspective, sheriff’s deputies and LAPD officers have shot more people than Read More…

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Activists demand that local officials drop support for Lacey

LOS ANGELES – Several Black activists are demanding that local officials withdraw their support of embattled District Attorney Jackie Lacey or face mass protests and political opposition during their own election campaigns this fall. Najee Ali of Project Islamic Hope and Earl Ofari Hutchinson, president of the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable, who held a Read More…