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 the weekly “Hutchinson Report Newsmaker Hour” on the Hutchinson Newsmaker Network. subscribe to Earl Ofari Hutchinson's feed

Posted on: Jun 10, 2005, Source: AlterNet

One in an occasional series on the issues in the Michael Jackson saga.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2005, Source: AlterNet

One in an occasional series on the Issues in The Michael Jackson saga.

Posted on: May 31, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Lessons in The Jackson Trial -- Part 1. One in an occasional series on the Issues in The Michael Jackson saga.

Posted on: May 23, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Relations between blacks and Latinos are rife with myths and misconceptions.

Posted on: May 20, 2005, Source: AlterNet

While <i>Crash</i> pierces and pokes fun at racial stereotypes, it's the black perceptions about those stereotypes that make the film especially compelling.

Posted on: May 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Virginia Republican Randy Forbes' federal gang busting is costly and unwieldy and a civil liberties nightmare.

Posted on: May 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The hard truth is that blacks and Latinos are undergoing a painful period of adjustment in L.A. and America. They will find the struggle for unity to be long and difficult.

Posted on: May 4, 2005, Source: AlterNet

More than a decade after Cosby knocked TV and film execs for butchering the black image, the even more tragic irony is that he has done much to massacre his own image.

Posted on: May 2, 2005, Source: AlterNet

For brief moments, corporate discrimination case settlements like Sodexho's put corporate discrimination on the public radar.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Many blacks have chosen to show their opposition by just saying no to the military. A death sentence for U.S. Army Sgt. Hasan Akbar won't change the view that the army is a deadly place for them.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2005, Source: AlterNet

German Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger should be willing to do what Pope John Paul II hinted he would do but didn't. And that's to come clean on the Vatican's role in the Holocaust.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2005, Source: AlterNet

In the past decade, the tabloids have feasted off celebrity trials to bump up ad sales. They licked their chops at the prospect of making an even bigger killing off Jackson.

Posted on: Apr 8, 2005, Source: AlterNet

By depicting the demented acts of domestic terrorists as the work of loners, crazies and psychopaths, federal officials duck and dodge the fact that there are still a lot of Rudolphs running around in America.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2005, Source: Pacific News Service

Cochran was more than a flamboyant, race-conscious, courtroom showman--he was a consummate legal professional that sought to use his prodigious legal talent to defend the rights of the poor and the dispossessed.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet

One in an occasional series on the issues in the Michael Jackson saga.

Posted on: Mar 18, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The real issue behind Senate Majority leader Bill Frist's ploy to change the number of votes required to end a filibuster is the high court.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The King of Pop is no babe in the woods when it comes to the motives of the tabloids and the networks. He knows that the media are obsessed with him, and that he can exploit that obsession for his own ends.

Posted on: Mar 10, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Bush's policies make it both the best and worst of times for many in black America.

Posted on: Mar 7, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The public has long memories and even longer tongues when it comes to the emotionally hyper-charged issue of child sexual abuse.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The hotly contested race has tossed the glare on the contentious issues of urban racial balkanization, white flight, surging Latino voter strength, declining black political power, and police abuse.