Racial discrtimination

Family photo of Tamir Rice
Family of Tamir Rice

Here are your morning headlines for Friday, June 15:

(left) Franklin County Recorder Danny O’Connor and (right) Rep. Hearcel Craig (D-Columbus) discuss bill allowing homeowners, attorneys or title companies request redaction of discriminatory deed language.
Karen Kasler / Statehouse News Bureau

State lawmakers want to make it easier for county recorders to change racist and discriminatory language in old housing documents brought to them by a homeowner, an attorney or a title company. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, deeds to houses can still reflect blemishes in a neighborhood’s history.