100 years after the Tulsa Race Massacre, lessons from my grandfather
By Gregory B. Fairchild, University of Virginia When Viola Fletcher, 107, appeared before Congress in May 2021, she called for the nation to officially acknowledge the Tulsa race riot of 1921. I know that place and year well. As is the case with Fletcher – who is one of the last living survivors of the […]
Ohio issues highlighted in report on racial disparities in executions
A line can be drawn from lynchings and other gross acts of historic racial discrimination and the fact that minorities disproportionately are executed now, according to a new report by the Death Penalty Information Center.
Minority Strike Force Town Halls: Infant mortality, underlying conditions at heart of disparity issues
Medical professionals and minority advocacy groups came together last week to give their input on recommendations from the state’s coronavirus Minority Strike Force. In three days of town hall meetings, strike force subcommittee members were advised on how to address multiple aspects of the minority community’s daily life that can contribute to health disparities. The […]