Stories by Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Earl Ofari Hutchinson, author of "How Obama Governed: The Year of Crisis and Challenge," is a weekly co-host of the “Al Sharpton Show” on American Urban Radio Network. An associate editor of New America Media, he hosts a weekly show on the Hutchinson Newsmaker Network. subscribe to Earl Ofari Hutchinson's feed

Posted on: Apr 17, 2008, Source: deleted

No one would dare make a blatantly racist comment about Obama. Yet sexist remarks are constantly spewed at Hillary Clinton.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2008, Source: deleted

Although they don't admit it to pollsters, many white Americans would not vote for a black candidate.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2008, Source: deleted

The FBI waged a secret war against Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Did they also play a role in his assassination?

Posted on: Mar 17, 2008, Source: deleted

Who cares? The real problem is that the media treats him with kid gloves.

Posted on: Mar 5, 2008, Source: deleted

With her victories in Texas and Ohio, Clinton shows that she is the stronger candidate.

Posted on: Feb 27, 2008, Source: New America Media

Obama can't denounce the Nation of Islam leader without alienating many black voters.

Posted on: Feb 14, 2008, Source: deleted

Blinded by hatred for Hillary, the Right has not paid much attention to Obama. That will quickly change if he gets the nomination.

Posted on: Feb 4, 2008, Source: New America Media

Super Tuesday will likely answer questions for the Republicans, but raise more questions for the Democrats.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2008, Source: New America Media

Edwards did something that no one else did: He made poverty no longer a dirty word in the mouths of many.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2008, Source: New America Media

The continuing reluctance of Latino voters to back black candidates could have a blowback effect on Obama.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2008, Source: New America Media

Voters claim they only look at competence and experience in a candidate, but race still plays a roll.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2008, Source: New America Media

The Obama campaign has misunderstood a comment by Senator Clinton about MLK's role in the civil rights movement.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2008, Source: New America Media

The woman who they love to loathe did what they dread most, she won. But that was just the start of their dismal night.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2008, Source: New America Media

If Obama's surge becomes a tidal wave, the hit squads will load up on him as they have on countless others.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2008, Source: New America Media

The scariest thing about GOP presidential contender Ron Paul is not his fringe, odd-ball racial views. It is that people take him seriously.

Posted on: Jan 2, 2008, Source: New America Media

A win or a big showing in Iowa will give Obama's dream campaign an adrenalin shot, but it will be far from their final test.

Posted on: Dec 27, 2007, Source: New America Media

Ron Paul tossed out yet another juicy zinger this time on "Meet the Press" when he said that Lincoln was a bad guy for fighting the civil war.

Posted on: Dec 20, 2007, Source: AlterNet

The radically different treatment Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds have received about alleged drug use is a racist double standard.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Even though the Mitchell Report shows that much of the MLB was complicit in steroid use, Barry Bonds is the only one who will take the fall.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2007, Source: AlterNet

The loathing of Hillary Clinton unites everyone from the ultraright to the ultraleft -- but why?