Post Tagged with: "Ohio"


Teacher Who Told Black Student Classmates Would ‘Lynch’ Him Is Not Fired Or Suspended

Teacher Who Told Black Student Classmates Would ‘Lynch’ Him Is Not Fired Or Suspended

"I told her, ‘Next time you’re frustrated are you going to call him a n*****?’” said the young boy’s mother.

Divided Supreme Court May Allow Ohio Voter Purge Policy

Divided Supreme Court May Allow Ohio Voter Purge Policy

Some justices signaled sympathy toward Ohio’s policy of purging infrequent voters from registration rolls — a practice critics say disenfranchises thousands of people — in a pivotal voting rights case.

Supreme Court To Hear Voting Rights Case

Supreme Court To Hear Case on Purging Voter Rolls

In Ohio, voters must cast a ballot regularly to remain on the registration.

Trump Administration Backs Ohio over Voter Purges

Trump Administration Backs Ohio over Voter Purges

Civil liberties advocates have said Ohio’s policy can disproportionately impact minorities and poor people.

Ohio Ex-Cop Ray Tensing Who Shot Samuel DuBose Will Not Face New Trial

University Has No Plans to Rehire Ohio Ex-Cop Who Shot Samuel DuBose

Two trials both ended with hung juries over the charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter.

Ohio Ex-Cop Ray Tensing Who Shot Samuel DuBose Will Not Face New Trial

Ohio Ex-Cop Who Shot Samuel DuBose Will Not Face New Trial

However, the U.S. attorney’s office said it was assessing if there were “possible federal civil rights offenses warranting investigation and potential prosecution.”

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Ohio’s Bid to Revive Voter Purge Policy

U.S. Supreme Court to Hear Ohio’s Bid to Revive Voter Purge Policy

An analysis found that in Ohio’s three largest counties, voters were struck from the rolls in Democratic-leaning neighborhoods at roughly twice the rate as in Republican neighborhoods.

Tamir Rice 911 Operator Suspended for Eight Days

Cleveland Police Union to Sue Toy Gun Producers

Both Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and former county prosecutor Tim McGinty previously blamed the toy gun, in part, for the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.

Trump Continues Campaign Theatrics at Ohio Rally

Trump Continues Campaign Theatrics at Ohio Rally

The president-elect made the unusual decision to hold a rally post-election and used the time to once again promote division rather than unity.

Ex-cop Ray Tensing in Cincinnati shooting not dragged by car: prosecution expert

Ex-officer in Ohio Shooting Says He Shot Black Man in Self-Defense

Ray Tensing, who fatally shot Samuel DuBose last year, faces life in prison if convicted of murder, which he says he committed in self-defense.

In Ohio, A Spelling Error Could Cost you Your Vote

In Ohio, A Spelling Error Could Cost You Your Vote

Many Ohio ballots have been thrown out due to small spelling errors — notably in Democratic-leaning counties.

LeBron James Endorses Hillary Clinton: Will Other Millennials Follow His Lead?

James, who is said to be living the "quintessential Millennial Dream," brings focus to a critical swing state — Ohio.

Families of Black Men Killed in Ohio by Police Want Probe

Families of Black Victims Killed by Ohio Police Want Federal Probes

The shootings of Tyre King, 13, and Henry Green, 23, in Ohio have left families looking for further investigations.

Ohio Attorney Sentenced to Jail for Wearing BLM Button Files Lawsuit

Ohio Attorney Sentenced to Jail for Wearing BLM Button Files Lawsuit

“To remain neutral has become an accomplice to oppression." — Attorney Andrea Burton

Cop Fired for Rejoicing Over Suicide of Black Lives Matter Activist

An Ohio officer used Facebook to express that a Black life lost is a good thing.

Six of 13 Officers Fired After Shooting 137 Bullets at Two Unarmed Blacks

Of the 105 officers involved in the 2012 tragedy, only one faced criminal charges — and was acquitted. Terminations will likely not go into effect for several years, says mayor.

School District Employee Calls Tamir Rice’s Mom ‘Stupid B**ch’

Yet another racist miscreant put on paid leave; maybe he'll spend the paid time off learning proper contractions.

Same-Gender Couples Seeking Marriage Licenses Meet Resistance

Despite the Supreme Court ruling same-gender marriage, gay couples in Ohio, Texas and Kentucky seeking marriage licenses have been turned away.