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: Oct 3, 2005, Source: AlterNet

William Bennett's oddball racist cracks will hurt Republicans' black-voter drive.

Posted on: Sep 30, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The woman who traded meth for freedom is an example of how our drug policy has failed.

Posted on: Sep 28, 2005, Source: Pacific News Service

The latest conspiracy theory making the rounds is that New Orleans' levees were deliberately destroyed.

Posted on: Sep 24, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Could Mother Nature do what the Democrats couldn't?

Posted on: Sep 16, 2005, Source: Pacific News Service

The aftermath of the hurricane could dilute black voter and Democratic strength throughout the South.

Posted on: Sep 12, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The nominee refuses to meet with black leaders for the same reasons Reagan did.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Racism and Bush's tax and war policies were not the only reasons for New Orleans' poverty rates.

Posted on: Sep 1, 2005, Source: Pacific News Service

The deplorable looting in New Orleans puts an ugly public face on a crisis that Bush administration policies have made worse.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2005, Source: AlterNet

A no-win, unpopular war always spells trouble for the party in power.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2005, Source: AlterNet

With the exception of a march in Harlem, the faces of the antiwar protestors have looked like Sheehan's.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Latino voters are in a prime position to determine who will sit in the White House.

Posted on: Aug 8, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The Vice President's visit to pay homage to the new Saudi ruler sent a huge signal that the U.S. will do everything it can to placate the Saudi regime.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2005, Source: Pacific News Service

We have good reason to be suspicious of GOP's motives on minority voting rights.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The streets of Los Angeles that erupted in violence 40 years ago are unchanged, despite political promises.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2005, Source: Pacific News Service

Last week's police shooting is just the latest in a long string of questionable cases.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Ken Mehlman and the GOP are pulling out all the stops to woo the black vote.

Posted on: Jul 17, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The muffled response of blacks to the police shooting of a Latino toddler shows the distrust and tension between the two ethnic groups.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Vicente Fox's appearance at the group's annual convention would have sent a strong message that America's neighbor to the south will do its part to improve black and Latino relations.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2005, Source: AlterNet

What Georgia legislators called "the last unprosecuted mass lynching in America" was a turning point in law and public policy on racial violence.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has been a one man wrecking crew to expunge race from law and public policy decisions. Now with the ascendance of Janice Rogers Brown, Thomas has a follower.