Racism

photo of hospital hallway
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Here are your morning headlines:

Mike DeWine
ANNIE WU / WCPN

Here are your morning headlines for Wednesday, Jan. 23:

Conversatons at Quaker Square
TIM RUDELL / WKSU

A public discussion called “It’s Time to Talk: Forums on Race” drew a sell-out crowd at Quaker Square in Akron Wednesday.  It also involved the revival of a meeting format long used by Native Americans to assure democratic group conversations.

A group of artists says Cuyahoga Arts & Culture has awarded a disproportionate number of its grants to white artists. The group is recommending a number of changes and a public apology.

National Baseball Hall of Fame

Many people in Northeast Ohio are rooting for the Cleveland Indians as they play in the American League Division Series. But some baseball enthusiasts are hoping they'll take time this weekend to remember an Ohioan whose baseball career was cut short because of racism. Today is Moses Fleetwood Walker’s birthday and thanks to a new state law, he will be honored on that day every year.

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