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Earl Ofari Hutchinson is a nationally acclaimed author and political analyst. He has authored ten books; his articles are published in newspapers and magazines nationally in the United States. Three of his books have been published in other languages. He is also a social and political analyst and he appears on such TV programs as CNN, MSBC, NPR, The O'Reilly Show, American Urban Radio Network, and local Los Angeles television and radio stations as well. He is an associate editor at New America Media and a regular contributor to Black News.com, Alternet.com, BlackAmericaWeb.Com and the Huffington Post. He does a weekly commentary on KJLH Radio in Los Angeles.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, August 12, 2020 Five Herculean Tasks for Harris
Virtually seconds after presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden picked California senator Kamala Harris as his running mate, Trump did the predictable. He went on the attack. Harris was "nasty," "a loser," "disrespectful," and "phony."
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, August 9, 2020 Here's How Trump will Come at a Black Woman VP Pick
There was not a single moment during the 2016 presidential campaign that one or another GOP operative group didn't drop a subtle hint or launch a flat out open attack that a woman president shouldn't be in the cards.
(2 comments) SHARE Sunday, August 2, 2020 The Case for Karen
There is one meeting, among many, I've had over the years with Congresswoman Karen Bass that always stands out. Some years back, I was having a heck of a time trying to get my paperwork to get IRS approval for my non-profit organization, the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable
SHARE Thursday, July 30, 2020 Trump's Race Card Play Might Even Make Wallace Blush
Trump has only one card left to play to stay in the White House. That's his old favorite, the race card. He'll play it with a vengeance in the run up to November 3 that might even make the unreconstructed George Wallace blush.
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, July 18, 2020 The Other John Lewis I Will Always Remember
The instant the news flashed that Congressman John Lewis died the expected and much deserved avalanche of tributes poured in from all corners. Trump's tribute was in that avalanche.
SHARE Thursday, July 9, 2020 Just Why Is It So Hard for America to Outlaw Lynching?
Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Franklin Roosevelt, Harry Truman, Dwight Eisenhower, JFK and LBJ. The cast of Democrat and Republican Presidents stretching back over more than half a century all at one point in their administration were asked to throw White
SHARE Wednesday, June 10, 2020 Trump's Snatch of Nixon's Law and Order Pitch Worked Once, Why Not Again
Trump didn't puff his chest out and brag that he's the law and order president in response to the looting and burning that accompanied some of the massive anti-police violence protests. He made the boast almost four years ago in July 2016 in a campaign speech that he was the "law and order candidate."
SHARE Wednesday, June 3, 2020 Here's How to Stop the Killing of the George Floyds
On March 22, 1991, a visibly shaken and angered President George H.W. Bush said he was sickened and "outraged" by what he saw on television. That was the beating of black motorist Rodney King by a swarm of LAPD cops
SHARE Sunday, May 24, 2020 Beating Up on Joe "You Aint Black" Biden
The predictable happened as always when Joe Biden makes a real or imagined race construed gaffe, slip of the tongue or oft-beat quip. More than a few Blacks will eagerly pounce.
SHARE Thursday, May 21, 2020 COVID Again Drives Home This Deadly Fact: Racism Kills
Within the space of a couple of days, two items grabbed headlines that again cast a public eye on a tormenting fact. Racism kills and kills a lot of poor African Americans. One item was the declaration by the Franklin County, Ohio Commissioners that racism should be branded a public health crisis.
SHARE Friday, May 8, 2020 But Will They Convict Them?
The one question on every one's lips was not whether Travis and Gregory McMichaels would be charged with murder in the slaying of Ahmaud Arbery, but would they be convicted?
SHARE Tuesday, May 5, 2020 The Hillarying of Biden
You can blank out the name Hilary Clinton and pencil in the name Joe Biden, but the playbook is the same. Chapter after chapter in the playbook lays out the brutal blueprint of how to torpedo the candidacy of the Democratic presidential opponent