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  • 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 […]

  • New Book: ‘From King to Obama: Witness to a Turbulent History’ by Earl Ofari Hutchinson

    Feb 12, 15 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *Los Angeles, CA — March 7 marks the 50th anniversary of the bloody attack on civil rights protesters in Selma. The civil rights marches there led to the passage of the landmark Voting Rights Act. It also marked the start of an era of unprecedented upheaval in America. Here are a few names that were central […]

  • Suge Knight Arrest Again Reinforces Thug Image of Black Males

    Feb 1, 15 by EurPublisher 3 Comments

    *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 […]