Race Equity

Vaccinating Black Americans is essential. Key states aren’t doing the work...

By Caroline Chen, Ryan Gabrielson and Topher Sanders of ProPublica Though African Americans are being hospitalized for COVID-19 at more than triple the rate of white...

Year in Review: Our top Ohio feature stories of 2020

There was no shortage of breaking news in 2020, from the governor’s coronavirus press conferences to the late-night lame duck sessions at the Ohio...

Extend eviction moratorium to slow covid spread, advocates say

Ohio's local courts should stop eviction proceedings, a group that advocates for the poor said Tuesday. Not only are thousands of Ohioans going to...

OLBC: More information can help combat hesitancy to COVID-19 vaccine

In order for the Black community to trust a vaccine for COVID-19, the community is going to need more information and transparency from those...

Ohio might have performed its last execution

Gov. Mike Dewine's latest statement on lethal injections could mean the Ohio death house has seen its last execution. The state hasn't executed anybody since...

Activists say enhanced protest punishments will lead to more police misconduct

Police already have been overly aggressive in this year's civil rights protests, some protesters say. If Ohio adopts enhanced penalties related to protests, that...

Agencies helping the poor fear a dreadful new year

The Nov. 3 general election has garnered most of the public attention lately, but officials on Monday warned that the coronavirus pandemic continues to squeeze the growing ranks of low-income Ohioans.

COVID-19 in Ohio continues to spiral, DeWine urges compliance, outlines possible...

The spread of coronavirus in Ohio appears to be spinning out of control, prompting Gov. Mike DeWine to announce additional measures to enforce mask orders and raise the possibility of again shutting down bars and restaurants.

Sure 2016 was a big surprise, but 2020 has some stunners...

Driving home to Austin from San Antonio in the wee morning hours of Nov. 9, 2016, I was still unable to wrap my head around the fact that Donald Trump had just been elected president.

Coronavirus explodes, DeWine praises Trump’s handling of the pandemic

A vicious, widespread spike in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continued in Ohio Friday. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump entered the final days of a reelection campaign that a New York Times headline said "clashes with science, and voters’ lives" on the deadly disease.
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