Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Was a black president black enough?

The single biggest gauge that blacks used to measure how much a black president was willing to do on a racial issue was how he dealt with the issues of mass incarceration and police violence. It took President Barack Obama some time and much care, knowing just how volatile the issue of crime and punishment, Read More…

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Compton activist questions backseat detention

COMPTON — Royce Esters has fought the fight against injustice in the black community for years. The National Association for Equal Justice in America (NAEJA) president has voiced his opinion on discrimination, education and crime in the community for decades. For that reason, Esters, who owns his own accounting business here, said he was surprised Read More…