Ohio

Oh, this is RICH! In August of 1865, Colonel P.H. Anderson of Big Spring, Tennessee wrote his former slave, Jourdon Anderson, requesting that he come back to his farm to work. Jourdon Anderson had already been emancipated and was gainfully employed and providing for his family in Ohio at this point. His response to the […]

CINCINNATI-Jamie Hein put up a sign saying “Public Swimming Pool, White Only” outside of her pool in Cincinnati, Ohio. Hein claims that the sign is historical sign and that she is not racist. Michael Gunn says Hein put up the sign after he brought his daughter, who is Black, to her pool and Hein complained […]

Democrats scored a host of victories in key states during Tuesday’s balloting, as the party looks toward the 2012 elections. In Ohio, an important swing state, voters rejected the law enacted by Gov. John Kasich and the Republican-controlled legislature that limited the ability of public-employee unions to collectively bargain. See also: Rick Perry Jeopardizes Campaign With […]

ZANESVILLE, Ohio — Townspeople hid indoors Wednesday as deputies with high-powered rifles hunted down and killed lions, bears, tigers and dozens of other exotic beasts that escaped from a wild-animal park after the owner threw their cages open and committed suicide. After an all-night hunt that extended into the afternoon, nearly all of the 50 […]

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio-Jack Manigault, the brother of former “Apprentice” and TV-One’s “Ultimate Merger” star, Omarosa Manigault was murdered in Youngstown Ohio. Police claim that Manigault was killed by his girlfriend’s ex lover, 22-year-old Marco Cardenas who had broken into their home. Omarosa Wants To Tie The Knot With New Boyfriend Michael Clarke Duncan Omarosa From “The […]

Officials at Akron University recently issued a campus wide email instructing Black male students to “cooperate” with police officers, after a string of robberies that are suspected to have been done by African-American males who don’t attend the college. The email instructs Black male students to identify themselves as students, and cooperate with the police […]

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OHIO — A 20-year-old burglary suspect escaped a police car by breaking the window with his head then jumped 90 feet to his death, according to police. Kaylen English, from Ohio, jumped out of the moving cruiser and off the Salem Avenue Bridge as officers were taking him to jail on Saturday night. He landed in […]

Unpopular Republican Ohio governor John Kasich is proposing an $8 billion cut from his state’s 2011-13 budget. Despite the cut, reports indicate that it increases state spending by five billion dollars. The Republican-controlled state House and Senate have already passed versions of the budget. Final passage is scheduled to come at the end of the […]

CLEVELAND — In 2007, New York Jets wide receiver Braylon Edwards told 100 high school students he would put them through any college of their choice if they completed 15 hours of community service and kept a 2.5 grade point average. LINK: Jill Scott Reveals Her 3 Most Memorable Black Moments The students complied and, […]

Ohio– Ted Williams isn’t famous – yet. A viral video rocketing through cyberspace, however, could soon catapult the homeless panhandler from just a face in the crowd to the next big thing. Williams solicits money by the side of Interstate 71 in Columbus, Ohio with a sign advertising his “god given gift” of an amazing […]

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio’s governor spared the life of Sidney Cornwell, a man facing execution Tuesday for killing a 3-year-old, in part because the convict had an undiagnosed genetic condition that led to developmental disabilities and large breasts as a child.