Race Equity

DeWine calls in Ohio National Guard to help with protests in...

After a third day of protests filled the downtown Columbus streets, Gov. Mike DeWine deployed the Ohio National Guard as mayors across Ohio declared...

As demonstrators protest Floyd death, legislators seek to make racism public...

After a night of demonstrations related to the Minnesota death of George Floyd, Ohio legislators condemned the police actions that led to the man’s...

Much of the federal coronavirus money distributed so far goes to...

The rich keep getting richer — even among hospitals dealing with a historic pandemic.

DeWine noncommittal on extra Medicaid money from feds

State leaders have already slashed half a billion dollars from the state budget, so billions in additional federal funding for Medicaid might sound good...

U.S. House votes on landmark bill to make lynching a federal...

WASHINGTON — Lynching is not considered a hate crime under federal law, but that’s expected to change soon. The U.S. House voted 410-4 on Wednesday to approve...

‘It’s not fine.’ Black mothers and babies are dying in Ohio.

WASHINGTON — Black mothers and babies are dying at staggering rates in Ohio and around the country.   The national statistics are alarming: black women are...

‘What year is this?’ Ohio congresswomen aim to stamp out hair-based...

WASHINGTON — About a year ago, a New Jersey teen was forced to cut his dreadlocks in order to participate in a high school...

Opponents of Duty to Retreat Act: Change in law would allow...

An effort to remove a duty to retreat from Ohio self-defense legislation came up against criticism from students, parents and elected officials in a...

Why Martin Luther King’s anti-racism crusade needs to be renewed

Reverend Martin Luther King Jr. was 39 years old when he was assassinated. Schools, streets and children are named in his honor in Africa....
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