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: Dec 5, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Black female inmates outnumber white female inmates three to one, and their punishments don't always fit their crimes.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The 'Seinfeld' comedian still hasn't repented for his racist gaffes at the Laugh Factory.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2006, Source: New America Media

Whites still commit the overwhelming majority of hate attacks, and African Americans are their prime targets. But blacks commit hate crimes, too.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2006, Source: AlterNet

If the 'Seinfeld' comedian got called out for using the n-word, so should black people who use it in jest or endearment.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The Lott rehab seems like the exact wrong thing that the GOP could do to right its course after the wreck of the midterm debacle.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Dems are convinced that they're within striking distance of the White House, so they need Hillary Clinton. But they also need someone who can win.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Dems need to ensure than the CBC shares the front seat as they take the reins in the House.

Posted on: Nov 6, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The hard truth is that many white Republicans would rather vote for a white Democrat than a black Republican.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2006, Source: AlterNet

We shouldn't be too hard on Mehlman for his racial pandering; he's only taking his cue from the top.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The pop star deserves cheers -- not jeers -- for shedding light on Africa's orphan crisis.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2006, Source: AlterNet

What I learned from the Duke rape case.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2006, Source: AlterNet

What do Foley's massive misdeeds mean for the Dems in November?

Posted on: Sep 29, 2006, Source: AlterNet

He simply hasn't been on the political scene long enough to sell the Dems' message and open the money spigots.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2006, Source: AlterNet

At first glance, a GOP ad stating that King was a Republican is a cheap shot that stretches political lunacy past the outer limit.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2006, Source: New America Media

Prussian Blue, a set of 14-year-old white supremacist singers, are using songs to spread their message of intolerance.

Posted on: Sep 19, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The question in November's gubernatorial race isn't whether Republicans will turn out for their candidate, but whether Democrats will turn out for theirs.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The new season of 'Survivor' is being lambasted for dividing the teams along racial lines. But don't Americans self-segregate all the time?

Posted on: Sep 7, 2006, Source: New America Media

President Bush's policies of deception are breeding an increasing number of fringe theories about the 9/11 attacks.

Posted on: Aug 31, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Unfortunately, Civil Rights-era segregation never officially died.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2006, Source: AlterNet

A crushing majority of blacks still blame Bush's bungled Katrina response not on incompetence, but on racism.