Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: County’s anti-racism motion won’t cut it

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved July 21 what appeared at first glance to be a bold new antiracism initiative that would call systemic racism exactly what it is and has always been: a major killer of African Americans. I say at first glance it’s bold since any talk by public officials of Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: One more Guardado and Villanueva is done

I will skip the diplomacy. One more Andres Guardado and Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva must resign or be recalled. Villanueva was elected in 2018 with the overwhelming support of the Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs, the union for rank-and-file sheriff’s deputies. It backed him with gusto for a good reason. He promised Read More…

Columnists Earl Ofari Hutchinson Opinion

THE HUTCHINSON REPORT: Be careful what monuments you go after

I recently called for Long Beach school officials to re-examine having the name of former President Woodrow Wilson on one of its schools. A day later a reporter doing a story on the controversy asked, “I wonder in response to those who say changing school names is going too far.” It was a fair question. My Read More…