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When the legislature draws new maps, they must win three-fifths support from each chamber, including at least 50 percent support from the minority party.
"I told her, ‘Next time you’re frustrated are you going to call him a n*****?’” said the young boy’s mother.
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.
In Ohio, voters must cast a ballot regularly to remain on the registration.
Civil liberties advocates have said Ohio’s policy can disproportionately impact minorities and poor people.
Two trials both ended with hung juries over the charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter.
However, the U.S. attorney’s office said it was assessing if there were “possible federal civil rights offenses warranting investigation and potential prosecution.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
Many Ohio ballots have been thrown out due to small spelling errors — notably in Democratic-leaning counties.
James, who is said to be living the "quintessential Millennial Dream," brings focus to a critical swing state — Ohio.
The shootings of Tyre King, 13, and Henry Green, 23, in Ohio have left families looking for further investigations.
“To remain neutral has become an accomplice to oppression." — Attorney Andrea Burton
An Ohio officer used Facebook to express that a Black life lost is a good thing.
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.
Yet another racist miscreant put on paid leave; maybe he'll spend the paid time off learning proper contractions.
Despite the Supreme Court ruling same-gender marriage, gay couples in Ohio, Texas and Kentucky seeking marriage licenses have been turned away.