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  • The Second Murder of Walter Scott

    Apr 14, 15 by Earl Ofari Hutchinson 1 Comment

    *It’s getting so predictable you can mail the script in. A young, or not so young, unarmed African-American is gunned down by a cop. It makes brief news. Except the news is not really news but the script. He was reaching for the officer’s gun, or his Taser or his nightstick. The officer feared for […]

  • Feidin Santana Awarded for Courageousness by LA Civil Rights Organization

    Apr 12, 15 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *Political analyst and Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson on Saturday, April 11 announced that the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable will present Feidin Santana with its Civic Engagement Award and a monetary grant. The award and grant is given to honor him for his exemplary citizen engagement effort in exposing the […]

  • Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Nice try Rand Paul, But it won’t Work

    Apr 9, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Freshly minted 2016 GOP presidential candidate Rand Paul has a few good things going for him. He has talked back to the war hawks. He wants to radically rein in out of control intelligence spying. He wants to chip away at the draconian drug laws that still incarcerate mostly minorities for long stretches for petty […]

  • Now of All Things! A Black Sports Jock-Pundit (Stephen A. Smith) Peddling the GOP

    Mar 24, 15 by EurPublisher 3 Comments

    *ESPN host Stephen A. Smith has gotten quite a reputation for being a controversial tell-it-like-he-sees-it guy. That’s fine in sports punditry. He’s an ex-jock, and in that world pretty much any inanity will fly. But when Smith pursed his lips and ventured outside sportsdom to quip that blacks should vote GOP at least one election […]

  • Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Why We Still Need a Selma

    Mar 2, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *One week after Alabama state troopers bludgeoned civil rights demonstrators on the Edmund Pettus Bridge outside Selma on March 7, 1965 a visibly shaken Lyndon Johnson called for and addressed a joint session of Congress. His message was clear. His administration would pull out all stops to pass a voting rights bill which was the […]

  • Civil Rights Leaders Praise Neil Patrick Harris for Slap at ‘Whitest Oscars’

    Feb 22, 15 by EurPublisher 3 Comments

    *Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson and other civil rights leaders on Sunday, February 22, praised Oscar ceremony host Neil Patrick Harris for chiding the internationally televised event as the “whitest” ceremony. Patrick simply repeated the line that Hutchinson and other Los Angeles civil rights leaders have used in the days leading up […]