Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Why some whites go on racist tirades

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Contributing Columnist Anna Lushchinskaya was on a crowded Brooklyn subway train recently. In a fit of rage, she shouted racist epithets at, in order, an Asian woman, two Hispanics and anyone else she felt like haranguing. Then she topped off her subway racist rage by physically assaulting the Asian woman. Though Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Texas officer convicted of killing teen

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Contributing Columnist If former Balch Springs, Texas police officer Roy Oliver was stunned when he was found guilty of murder in the slaying of 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, there was good reason. He was the rarest of rare breeds, a cop who kills an unarmed civilian and then is prosecuted, let alone Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Why the Emmett Till case won’t go away

By Earl Ofari Hutchinson Contributing Columnist The recent news that the U.S. Justice Department would take another look at the Emmett Till case stirred the never-ending memory I have of that September day in 1955. That was the day of Till’s funeral at Roberts Temple Church of God on Chicago’s Southside. At the time, I Read More…