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: Apr 24, 2006, Source: Pacific News Service

Nearly forty percent of young black males are unemployed. Not by choice; because employers refuse to hire them.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2006, Source: Pacific News Service

While most civil rights leaders and black Democrats now support illegal immigrants' rights, for a long time they were mute on the issue.

Posted on: Apr 12, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The Duke rape claim and McKinney police episode were distractions that diverted public attention from the <i>real</i> fight against discrimination.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2006, Source: Pacific News Service

With growing numbers of Latinos hitting the polls, the GOP is slowly losing its incentive to woo black voters.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The cooperation between racial groups at the 1968 Poor Peoples' March is still a worthy model for the immigrant rights movement .

Posted on: Apr 3, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Anti-immigration activists say illegal immigrants are taking jobs from the American urban poor -- especially young black workers.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2006, Source: Pacific News Service

Immigrant rights activism is spreading nationwide, but why aren't old-guard civil rights groups joining the cause?

Posted on: Mar 22, 2006, Source: AlterNet

America's clearly fed up with the president. But how can we translate his lower-than-low approval ratings into political gains?

Posted on: Mar 13, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The rise and fall of Claude Allen tells much about the GOP's courting of black conservatives.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2006, Source: Pacific News Service

Want to know what's really behind Americans' racial biases? See the surprise winner of the Best Picture Oscar.

Posted on: Mar 3, 2006, Source: Pacific News Service

The tape is proof that Bush is not, and never was, the man of action his spin-masters made him out to be.

Posted on: Mar 1, 2006, Source: AlterNet

More than fifty House members have endorsed a bill to reopen the King assassination investigation.

Posted on: Feb 21, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The racial violence that has torn apart L.A. County's correctional system has roots that go far beyond the jails.

Posted on: Feb 17, 2006, Source: Pacific News Service

The last in a three-part series examines the roots and reasoning of some African-American communities' anti-immigration views.

Posted on: Feb 7, 2006, Source: Pacific News Service

A further exploration of why some black leaders fear that increased immigration may threaten their job security.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2006, Source: Pacific News Service

The late Coretta King shared her husband's passion for justice, and worked tirelessly to improve America for all races.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Illegal immigration has touched a raw nerve among certain poor black communities.

Posted on: Jan 18, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Black students are under fire at America's schools.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2006, Source: AlterNet

For years, the GOP has capitalized on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s name to reimagine itself as a party of diversity and inclusion.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2006, Source: AlterNet

King is no different than other major historical figures: Everyone wants a piece of his fallen legend to puff up their importance.