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Trump’s Willie Horton Moment

Trump’s Willie Horton Moment

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By Earl Ofari Hutchinson, The Hutchinson Report — “Maybe he will put this Willie Horton on the ticket”. Lee Atwater, George Bush Sr’s 1988 presidential campaign manager wasn’t being totally facetious when he made this crack to a confidant. Horton was the black convict who escaped from a Massachusetts pen while on a work furlough. While on the lam, Horton raped a Maryland housewife. At the time, Bush was in what…

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Mailing Bombs Domestic Terrorism

Here’s Why Trump Will Never Call Mailing Bombs Domestic Terrorism

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By Earl Ofari Hutchinson, The Hutchinson Report — Trump talked about peace, harmony and all sides coming together but did not once mention the two words that if ever applied to sending suspected mail bomb packages to leading Democrats. The words are “domestic terrorism.” Trump didn’t use those words and he was called on the carpet by a few for not using them. However, this is not just a case…

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Bill Cosby

A Final Sad Thought About Cosby

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By Earl Ofari Hutchinson, The Hutchinson Report — I have been hard line, uncompromising, and relentless in my criticism of Bill Cosby’s sexual crimes and in my withering call for justice for his victims, Yet, I must say that I felt a pang of deep remorse and sadness in gazing at the picture of Cosby being led out of the Pennsylvania courtroom with his head bowed, and his hands manacled. It…

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Cheer or Jeer Omarosa? Blacks Support for Trump, The State of Hip Hop – Vantage Point Radio

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Topics: The State of Hip Hop • Jeer or Cheer Omarosa? • Black Support for Trump. Guests: Paradise Gray (Co-Founder of X-Clan, Pittsburgh, PA), Earl Ofari Hutchinson (Author, Producer, The Hutchinson Report, Los Angeles, CA) and Hazel Trice-Edney (Editor/Publisher, The Trice-Edney Wire Service, Washington, D.C.)

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Why Emmett Till Won’t and Shouldn’t Die

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By Earl Ofari Hutchinson, The Hutchinson Report — The news that the Justice Department will take another look at the Emmett Till case stirred the never-ending memory I have of that September day in 1955. That was the day of Till’s funeral at Roberts Temple Church of God on Chicago’s Southside. Then I lived only a few blocks from the church. The elementary school I attended was also close to the…

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Remembering Lumuma, “Elections Matter Revisited – July 2nd Edition of Vantage Point

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TopIcs: Remembering Patrice Lumumba, “Elections Matter” Revisited. Guests: Maurice Carney (Friends of the Congo, Washington, D.C.), Earl Ofari Hutchinson (Commentator, Publisher, The Hutchinson Report, Los Angeles, CA) and Bill Fletcher (Author, Commentator, Labor/Social Justice Activist, Washington, D.C.).

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Poor People’s Campaign, Fratricide in Black Communities: Topics for Vantage Point with Dr. Ron Daniels

By Vantage Point Radio, Video/Audio

June 4th Edition of Vantage Point — Topics: The Vision and Mission of the Poor People’s Campaign, Fratricide/Murders in the Black Community: Do Black Lives Matter to Black People? Guests: Rev. William Barber (National Coordinator, Poor People’s Campaign, North Carolina), Claudia De La Cruz (National Steering Committee, Poor People’s Campaign, New York, NY), Rev. Clyde Kuemmerle (New York Poor People’s Campaign, New York, NY), Earl Ofari Hutchinson (Los Angeles Urban Roundtable) and Andre Mitchell (Founder/Executive Director, Man Up, Inc., East New York, NY)

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Donald Trump - "I am the least racist person"

Why Almost Half of Americans Don’t Think Trump is a Racist

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By Earl Ofari Hutchinson — The headline stories on the recent Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on Trump and racism were disturbingly misleading on a couple of counts. They blared that most Americans think that Trump is a racist. According to the poll, the percent who think that came in at 57 percent. That’s a clear majority. But that’s hardly “most” Americans. The even more misleading part is…

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Monday, December 18th Edition of Vantage Point — Dr. Ron Daniels

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Topics: A Tribute to Ambassador Tete Antonio, African Union’s Ambassador Emeritus to the U.N., The Victory in Alabama and Implications for the Democratic Party and the Progressive Movement. Special Guests: Sidique Wai, President and National Spokesperson, United African Congress, New York, NY. Rev. Kenny Glasgow, Founder/President, The Ordinary People’s Society (TOPS), Dothan, AL. State Senator Hank Sanders, Selma, AL. Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Los Angeles Urban Roundtable and Publisher, The Hutchinson Report, Los Angeles, CA. Bill Fletcher, Veteran Labor/Social Justice Activist, Former President, Trans Africa Forum, Washington, D.C.

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