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: May 1, 2006, Source: Pacific News Service

Never mind the GOP's anti-immigrant rhetoric; they need Latino voting power to win future elections.

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.