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Local Restaurants & Breweries Participating in National Initiatives Supporting Racial Justice

Susan Post Susan Post Local Restaurants & Breweries Participating in National Initiatives Supporting Racial Justice

Restaurants and breweries are finding ways to do what they do best while supporting racial equality. Central Ohio business owners are participating in two national campaigns that are helping to raise awareness of the systemic inequities facing communities of color and to support those standing on the front lines in the fight for equality. Black […]

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NAACP Legal Defense Fund Asserts Electoral Process Violates Voting Rights Act

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega NAACP Legal Defense Fund Asserts Electoral Process Violates Voting Rights Act

Over the last several months, Columbus City Council has been exchanging letters with the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) regarding the city’s at-large voting system, appointment process, and policy priorities. Starting in November, the LDF accused Columbus’ at-large voting system and appointment process of violating Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, but […]

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NAACP LDF Critiques City’s At-Large Electoral Process for Having Racially Discriminatory Results

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega NAACP LDF Critiques City’s At-Large Electoral Process for Having Racially Discriminatory Results

At the urging of local ballot issue committee Everyday People for Positive Change (EDP), the NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) issued a letter to the City of Columbus asserting that its at-large method of electing city council members has weakened the voting strength of Columbus’ black community and violates Section 2 of the Voting Rights […]

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The Urban Living Tour returns (with strict safety guidelines) on Aug 30!

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