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  • 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 […]

  • Is Cosby Still the Darling of the Right?

    Nov 16, 14 by Earl Ofari Hutchinson 4 Comments

    *In May, 2004, comedian, social critic, and philanthropist Bill Cosby took the stage at Constitution Hall in his hometown of Philadelphia. It was a gala commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the US Supreme Court’s Brown decision on school segregation. Cosby was being honored for his by then near legendary philanthropy to African-American colleges. The […]

  • Hutchinson: Jury Way Out on a Federal Prosecution of Darren Wilson

    Nov 11, 14 by Earl Ofari Hutchinson Leave a comment

    *The moment that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson gunned down Michael Brown the cry went up for a federal investigation and prosecution of Wilson on civil rights charges. Brown’s family, attorney, and many civil rights leaders had absolutely no confidence that Wilson would ever be arrested, charged or indicted. A non-indictment tosses the ball back […]

  • For Black Students the School to Prison Pipeline is in Higher Gear than Ever

    Oct 26, 14 by EurPublisher 1 Comment

    *The focus has been intense on the wildly disproportionate number of black students who are suspended or expelled from America’s public schools. But what has flown quietly under the radar scope is the even more wildly disproportionate number of black students who are arrested on high school and even elementary school campuses for alleged behavior […]

  • Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Eric Holder Was Our Firewall against GOP Bigotry

    Sep 29, 14 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *One of the most poignant moments in Attorney General Eric Holder Jr.’s six year tenure heading the Justice Department came in February 2009 barely a month after he had been confirmed as Attorney General. He told an overflow crowd celebrating Black History Month at the Justice Department that America was “cowardly” when it came to […]

  • Daniele Watts Rebuffs Civil Rights Leaders’ Plea to Apologize to LAPD

    Sep 21, 14 by EurPublisher 10 Comments

    *Actress Daniele Watts is straight up saying she is NOT apologizing to the LAPD. Watts refusal to apologize comes on the heels of Los Angeles civil rights leaders calling on her to do the right thing. As reported, Watts, now infamously referred to as the “Django Unchained” actress was detained by Los Angeles police and […]