Ohio, Hamilton County consider declaring racism a public health crisis

Published June 10, 2020 31 Views

Rumble The first public hearing for the Ohio Senate’s resolution declaring racism a public health crisis lasted 11 hours. State Sen. Cecil Thomas, a former Cincinnati City Council member, wasn’t surprised by what he heard — stories of how black Americans are more affected by poverty and incarceration, less likely to receive adequate health care and far more likely to die before their first birthday. He knew some of his colleagues would be.