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  • Suge Knight Arrest Again Reinforces Thug Image of Black Males

    Feb 1, 15 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *First it was fallen rap mogul Suge Knight’s arrest for murder. Second the alleged murder took place in Compton. And third, it was rap. This is the perfect dysfunctional storm to get the tongues clucking again that Knight, rappers, and by extension young black males are hopelessly ensnared in the thug life. At first glance, […]

  • Earl Ofari Hutchinson: The GOP’s Game Plan to Beat Hillary

    Jan 16, 15 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *The presumptive 2016 GOP presidential candidates that showed up at the Republican National Committee’s annual winter confab in San Diego did not mention Hillary Clinton, at least publicly. RNC Chairman Reince Priebus for his part played it close to the vest and stuck to the basics. He focused on paring down the number of candidate […]

  • Ismaaiyl Brinsley: Our Worst Nightmare

    Dec 22, 14 by EurPublisher 10 Comments

    *Five days before Ismaaiyl Abdula Brinsley gunned down New York City police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, I received a memo and a preliminary report from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund. This is a national organization dedicated to tracking the number of officers killed in the line of duty, promoting awareness of […]

  • Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Now It’s Cosby’s Turn to Play the Race Card

    Dec 15, 14 by EurPublisher 8 Comments

    *It was as predictable as the sun rising in the Sahara desert in July. A celebrated black entertainer, athlete, or official comes under withering fire for getting caught in a personal and or criminal indiscretion, wrong doing, or malfeasance, and they scream race. Now it’s Bill Cosby’s turn to flip the race card.  And he […]

  • The Ezell Ford Autopsy Report Casts Another Glare on the Autopsy Debate

    Dec 14, 14 by Earl Ofari Hutchinson Leave a comment

    *The slaying of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice and Ezell Ford have one other thing in common other than they were unarmed black males slain by police officers and their killings ignited a national furor. Their autopsies have been the subject of intense scrutiny, debate, controversy and disbelief. Prosecutors and family attorneys heatedly dueled […]

  • Earl Ofari Hutchinson: How the White South Became the White South Again

    Dec 8, 14 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *Lyndon B. Johnson made history twice in his trounce of GOP presidential rival Barry Goldwater in the 1964 presidential election. The first time he made history was when he won a greater percent of the popular vote than any other presidential winner in more than a century. He scored nearly 500 electoral votes and carried […]