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I Mourn Justine Damond Just Like I Mourned Michael Brown

Earl Ofari Hutchinson

I have heard all the arguments about why the slaying of Justine Damond is not the same as the slaying of Michael Brown and police slayings of countless other unarmed blacks. They all come down to race. She is a middle-class white female from…

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Added by Earl Ofari Hutchinson on July 23, 2017 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Why O.J. Should Be Freed—And Why It Matters



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O.J. Simpson won’t go away. I posed the question on my Facebook page…

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Added by Earl Ofari Hutchinson on July 19, 2017 at 8:44am — No Comments

Timeless Classics-Pedro Baez

 

Too often you hear a radio dj (are they still around?) say about a trac they just played “Timeless.”  However this term is bandied about like other terms that are used frequently. “Superstar”,and “Icon” come to mind.…

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Added by Pedro Baez on July 3, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Trump’s Ugly Mid-Year Report on Civil Rights



 

"The White House judges nominees on the merits of their character and not on the clients they once represented as counsel.” This was the terse statement that #45 Trump issued in defense of the instant and loud criticism of his pick, Eric Dreiband to head the…

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Added by Earl Ofari Hutchinson on July 2, 2017 at 12:03pm — No Comments

What’s Really Behind Trump’s Clinical Fixation with Obama

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The clinicians would have a field day with #45 Trump’s Obama fixation. He hasn’t missed a chance to hector, accuse, bait, and hack up former President Obama at every turn. There were times during the 2016 presidential campaign that…

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Added by Earl Ofari Hutchinson on June 28, 2017 at 9:58am — No Comments

The Opioid Crisis in Black and White

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Added by Earl Ofari Hutchinson on June 21, 2017 at 8:45am — No Comments

Cosby is not O.J.

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It is tempting to compare the Bill Cosby trial to the O.J. Simpson trial. And more than a few have. Cosby is a mega celebrity. He’s been practically a household name for decades. He’s got a lot of money. And before…

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Added by Earl Ofari Hutchinson on June 4, 2017 at 4:06pm — No Comments

Can Even Cosby Make a Case He’s Being Racially Targeted?

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Disgraced entertainer Bill Cosby did the predictable when he screamed there was racial bias in the jury selection in his scheduled trial. This wasn’t the first time Cosby screamed racial foul play. He did it when he claimed there was a racial motive behind…

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Added by Earl Ofari Hutchinson on June 1, 2017 at 11:14am — No Comments

Collins Slaying Again Casts Ugly Glare on Gaping Double Standard in Race Crimes

 

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The hideous slaying of second lieutenant Richard W. Collins III on the University of Maryland campus did more than evoke heartfelt grief and sorrow over the snuffing out of a young, hopeful, and high achieving young man’s…

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Added by Earl Ofari Hutchinson on May 25, 2017 at 7:26am — No Comments

An Answer to a Supporter of Cornyn and DeVos Speaking at Black Colleges

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A conservative critic of the decision by the Texas Southern University President to disinvite GOP Conservative Texas Senator John Cornyn to give the commencement address at the university challenged me…
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Added by Earl Ofari Hutchinson on May 14, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Guess Who Sessions’ War on Drugs Will Target

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions made it official. The federal government will now reboot its war on drugs. The official word came down in the form of memos from Sessions that ordered federal prosecutors to cease and desist on the soft approach former…

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Added by Earl Ofari Hutchinson on May 12, 2017 at 9:40am — No Comments

DeVos Richly Deserved Every Boo She Got

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Last February, #45 Trump had a prized photo-op session in the Oval Office with a pleasantly smiling contingent of presidents and administrators of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Trump gave the clear impression from the photo-op that he’d go out of…

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Added by Earl Ofari Hutchinson on May 11, 2017 at 10:39am — No Comments

Another Cop Trial, But Will There Be a Conviction this Time?

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These are the known facts in the slaying of fifteen-year old Jordan Edwards by former Balch Springs, Texas police officer, Roy Oliver. He had no criminal record. He was unarmed. He posed no threat to the…

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Added by Earl Ofari Hutchinson on May 7, 2017 at 7:27am — No Comments

Hillary Did Not Lose Because She Was a Lousy Candidate

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In testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, FBI Director James Comey defended going…

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Added by Earl Ofari Hutchinson on May 5, 2017 at 9:30am — No Comments

What Sanders and Warren Got Right and Wrong About Obama’s Speaking Fees

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Before I get to what Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders got right and wrong about former President Obama’s big Wall Street speech paydays, here’s a personal note. I have headed a non-profit public advocacy and education…

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Added by Earl Ofari Hutchinson on May 2, 2017 at 8:40am — No Comments

The Worst Presidential 100 Days Ever

 

Earl Ofari Hutchinson

#45 Trump got one thing right about the media hyped first 100 days measuring stick of a new president. It’s a silly measure. In fact, presidents from John F. Kennedy to Obama have derided the 100-day fetish and correctly noted that the far better to…

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Added by Earl Ofari Hutchinson on April 25, 2017 at 9:16am — No Comments

Twenty-Five Years After the Flames: Why Are There Still Empty Lots?

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Added by Earl Ofari Hutchinson on April 24, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments

O’Reilly Got the Boot for Being a Sexual Reprobate, But Not for Being Anti-Black

Earl Ofari Hutchinson

The ousted and disgraced Bill O’Reilly’s blatant anti-black cracks, digs, slurs and putdowns didn’t start last year, two years ago, or even a decade ago. They started almost from the day that he took the helm of the “Factor” the last century. O’Reilly kicked things…

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Added by Earl Ofari Hutchinson on April 20, 2017 at 10:46am — No Comments

Why the Cleveland Facebook Killer Fascinates Us

   

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    A year before Steve Stephens posted his grotesque alleged murder of 74-year…

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Added by Earl Ofari Hutchinson on April 18, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments

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