Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Smiley’s woes have nothing to do with race

To his credit, disgraced former talk show host Tavis Smiley hasn’t publicly screamed race to battle back against the sexual abuse charges being leveled against him. The damage to his reputation has been swift and brutal. The charges got him bounced for the moment from PBS, dropped like a hot potato by Walmart, and his Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: More housing segregation on the way

The U.S. Supreme Court is poised to do what many realtors, developers and mortgage lenders have long chomped at the bit at and that’s to gut the 1968 Fair Housing Act. The law forbade intentional and, by extension, disparate discrimination in the sale or rental of housing. The implicit understanding in the law was that Read More…