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  • 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 […]

  • The Chokehold is Still Alive and Well Courtesy of the Supreme Court

    Dec 7, 14 by Earl Ofari Hutchinson Leave a comment

    *Police departments nationally scrambled furiously in the aftermath of the chokehold death of Eric Garner and the non-indictment of the officer that applied the hold to publicly declare that they do not use the chokehold. They waved and cited inter-department regulation after regulation to prove that they bar the use of the hold, don’t teach […]

  • Juror Bias the Biggest Barrier to Indicting Wilson and Cops That Kill

    Nov 21, 14 by Earl Ofari Hutchinson Leave a comment

    *If as likely the St. Louis County Grand Jury refuses to indict Ferguson cop Darren Wilson for slaying Michael Brown it won’t be solely because of a weak, ineffectual,  half-hearted, and highly selective presentation of evidence by the County prosecutor. It won’t be because of massive counter pressure from Ferguson police and city officials, and […]