Earl Ofari Hutchinson

journalist and civil rights activist

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Nationally syndicated columnist, radio host, civil rights activist; host of The Hutchinson Report, a weekly radio program, and of the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable, a nonpartisan public policy forum; author of several books, including The Emerging Black GOP Majority, Crisis in Black and Black and How Obama Governed: The Year of Crisis and Challenge

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An 18-year-old man named Carnell Snell Jr. was shot and killed by police   Saturday   afternoon in South Los Angeles.

Four SoCal men have been killed by police in less than a week

An 18-year-old man named Carnell Snell Jr. was shot and killed by police Saturday afternoon in South Los Angeles.

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Monday night, cops in South L.A. shot and killed Ezell Ford, an unarmed, 25-year-old black man. The LAPD says Ford attacked an officer and tried to grab his gun.

Police Shooting in Los Angeles

Monday night, cops in South L.A. shot and killed Ezell Ford, an unarmed, 25-year-old black man. The LAPD says Ford attacked an officer and tried to grab his gun.

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Before Donald Sterling was banned from the NBA over racist remarks, he was supposed to receive a lifetime achievement award from the Los Angeles NAACP next month.

LA NAACP

Before Donald Sterling was banned from the NBA over racist remarks, he was supposed to receive a lifetime achievement award from the Los Angeles NAACP next month.

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