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…

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‘A FITTING TRIBUTE:’ L.A. should create ‘John Lewis Square’ to honor rights icon, local activist says

LOS ANGELES — A local activist wants the city of Los Angeles to take immediate steps to honor civil rights icon John Lewis, who died July 17 at the age of 80. Earl Ofari Hutchinson, founder and president of the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable, is calling on civic leaders to designate a public facility 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…