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Nationwide protests have cast a spotlight on racism and inequality in the United States. Now a major bank has put a price tag on how much the economy has lost as a result of discrimination against African Americans: $16 trillion.

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says racism is a public health crisis, and he's challenging all aspects of state government to address disparities. 

A Franklin County pilot program will work across local government agencies to help boys and young men of color better access family services. 

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A Republican state senator has lost his job as an emergency room doctor after asking a racially insensitive question at a hearing on a resolution to declare racism a public health crisis.

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Former Vice President Joe Biden has mostly responded to the aftermath of George Floyd's death by contrasting his governing and leadership style with President Trump's. But the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee has also laced his speeches, interviews and campaign statements with policy specifics.

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A resolution introduced last week to declare racism a public health crisis in the state is getting its first hearing in the Republican-dominated Ohio Senate, where one member of the GOP has joined eight Democrats in sponsoring the measure.

Some Democratic lawmakers made emotional appeals to colleagues in the GOP-led Ohio House Thursday for help in addressing racism.  

Columbus City council will take up the issue of racism as a public health crisis tonight, and is expected to issue a declaration, nearly two weeks after Franklin County commissioners took that step.

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The generation of African-Americans who lived under Jim Crow is passing away but the impact lives on, according to University of Dayton sociologist Ruth Thompson-Miller.