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No Indictment for Officers Involved in John Crawford's Killing at Walmart

No Indictment for Officers Involved in John Crawford’s Killing at Walmart

by Aura Bogado on September 24 2014, 1:55PM

An Ohio grand jury has declined to indict officers who killed Crawford for holding a toy gun.

Topics: Criminal Justice, /NOW

Boko Haram, Jerry Sandusky and OITNB Nude Scene

Boko Haram, Jerry Sandusky and OITNB Nude Scene

by Akiba Solomon on June 24 2014, 9:08AM

Some of what I’m reading about today

Topics: /NOW

Voters in Predominantly Black Ohio Suburb Forced to Cast Provisional Ballots

Voters in Predominantly Black Ohio Suburb Forced to Cast Provisional Ballots

by Jorge Rivas on November 6 2012, 5:53PM

A number of residents in Forest Park, a predominantly black suburb outside Cincinnati, are reporting they’re being forced to cast provisional ballots because records incorrectly show they already submitted an absentee-ballot. The state Board of Election says the issue was…

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Romney Family Invests in 'Faulty' Voting Machines That Will be Used in Ohio

Romney Family Invests in ‘Faulty’ Voting Machines That Will be Used in Ohio

by Jorge Rivas on October 22 2012, 11:41AM

It’s clear Ohio will be the decider so this is definitely something worth watching.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Supreme Court Refuses Republican Request to Halt Early Voting in Ohio

by Jorge Rivas on October 16 2012, 1:20PM

Supreme Court refuses Republican request to halt early voting in Ohio days before election.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Ohio Appealing to US Supreme Court To Block Weekend Early Voting

Ohio Appealing to US Supreme Court To Block Weekend Early Voting

by Brentin Mock on October 9 2012, 12:39PM

Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted must really dislike black church’s “souls to the polls” GOTV campaigns.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Another Voting Rights Victory, This Time in Ohio

by Aura Bogado on October 5 2012, 5:22PM

A court blocks Ohio from cutting off its early voting hours, ensuring black voters can participate ahead of Election Day.

Topics: /NOW

The Ballot and the Bible: How Voting Can Be a Sacred Act

The Ballot and the Bible: How Voting Can Be a Sacred Act

by Aura Bogado on September 25 2012, 9:48AM

People across the country are organizing their religious communities ahead of this year’s presidential election.

Topics: Voting Rights, Politics

Federal Judge Restores Early Voting on Weekends in Ohio

Federal Judge Restores Early Voting on Weekends in Ohio

by Jorge Rivas on August 31 2012, 4:11PM

A federal judge in Ohio on Friday restored early voting rights in the three days before the election, ruling in favor of the Obama campaign.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

'OSU Haters' Tumblr Puts Ohio State's Racist Tweets on Blast

‘OSU Haters’ Tumblr Puts Ohio State’s Racist Tweets on Blast

by Jorge Rivas on August 31 2012, 12:08PM

The three-month old Tumblr takes hateful and/or racially insensitive tweets posted by Ohio State students and lays them out for the world to see.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Ohio's Jon Husted, the New Bad Boy on the Voting Rights Block

Ohio’s Jon Husted, the New Bad Boy on the Voting Rights Block

by Brentin Mock on August 29 2012, 9:36AM

In a state already plagued by voting problems, the secretary of state is working hard to close, rather than open access to the polls.

Topics: Voting Rights, Politics

Ohio GOP Election Official: Early Voting Should Not Accommodate Blacks

Ohio GOP Election Official: Early Voting Should Not Accommodate Blacks

by Jorge Rivas on August 20 2012, 12:29PM

An Ohio GOP election official who voted against the weekend voting rules that enabled thousands to cast ballots in the 2008 election said Sunday that he did not think that the state’s early voting procedures should accommodate African-Americans.

Topics: /NOW, Politics

Kelley Williams-Bolar's Long, Winding Fight to Educate Her Daughters

Kelley Williams-Bolar’s Long, Winding Fight to Educate Her Daughters

by Julianne Hing on May 16 2012, 9:30AM

When the Ohio mom was prosecuted last year for sending her daughters to a neighboring school district, her story became a cause celebre. Now, she’s joined a growing movement for more parental control over school reform. But is it just a front for privatization?

Topics: Dispatches, Education Reform, Schools & Youth

Landlord Says She's No Racist, She Just Doesn't Want Black Folks in Pool

Landlord Says She’s No Racist, She Just Doesn’t Want Black Folks in Pool

by Jorge Rivas on December 16 2011, 11:38AM

The landlord says she’s not racist she just didn’t want black hair products to get the pool water cloudy.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

Report: Big Banks Leaving Abandoned, Foreclosed Homes in Ohio

Report: Big Banks Leaving Abandoned, Foreclosed Homes in Ohio

by Asraa Mustufa on May 10 2011, 12:03PM

Filings in at least three of the state’s cities were nearly three times more concentrated in communities of color than in majority white ones.

Topics: Economy

Student Humiliated by Mock Slave Auction at Ohio School

Student Humiliated by Mock Slave Auction at Ohio School

by Thoai Lu on March 11 2011, 11:25AM

Ten-year-old student Nikko Burton was punished by his teacher for refusing to participate.

Topics: Schools & Youth

Ohio Mom Gets Jail Time For Sending Kids to Suburban School

Ohio Mom Gets Jail Time For Sending Kids to Suburban School

by Jamilah King on January 26 2011, 5:01PM

Kelley Williams-Bolar gets ten days in jail for good parenting.

Topics: Schools & Youth

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