Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Forget the presidency, take the Senate

President Donald Trump may win re-election.  Though Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer would never in a million years publicly say anything like that, the brutal reality is he might. Schumer not so quietly has done the next worst thing and said that the Democrats need to get some candidates in place who can make a Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Blacks and L.A. street construction projects

It was a surreal sight. Three young black men standing idly on a South Los Angeles street corner. Directly across from them was a street construction project. Not one of the workers on the site were African American. The site was on a street corner in what is still a predominantly black neighborhood. With the Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: The wrongful conviction dilemma

The Central Park 5 has been the textbook poster case for the one thing that has consistently and horribly racially disfigured America’s criminal justice system. That is the stain of wrongful convictions. The Central Park 5 have the happy and tragic distinction of being the most celebrated wrongfully convicted prisoners released from prison but in Read More…