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In this June 10, 2020, file photo, driver Bubba Wallace waits for the start of a NASCAR Cup Series auto race in Martinsville, Va. Bubba Wallace now counts Spike Lee and Demi Lovato – his admitted celebrity crush – as those loudly in his corner since he’s become the leader of NASCAR’s push for change.

WATCH: NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace On Banning The Confederate Flag And A New Generation Of Fans

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — NASCAR’s decision to ban the Confederate flag represents a major shift for a sport at whose races they have been ubiquitous. Successfully pushing for the ban this week was Bubba Wallace, a driver in NASCAR’s top series. He joins PBS NewsHour’s Amna Nawaz to discuss how his sport is showing leadership,… Read More

Senate President Larry Obhof (R-Medina) talks with reporters following an Ohio Senate session through a teleconference from his office.

State Lawmakers Approve CARES Act Funding Distribution

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — State lawmakers approved hundreds of millions of dollars in federal funding to help local governments recover from the coronavirus pandemic. The vast majority of Ohio House and Senate members approved a bill, HB481, that includes $350 million from the federal CARES Act. The money will go to local townships and municipalities. Senate President Larry… Read More

OU student athletes and coaches march for racial justice on Saturday in Athens.

OU Student Athletes March In Support Of Racial Justice

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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Dozens of Ohio University student athletes and coaches staged a march in Athens Saturday afternoon in support of the Black Lives Matter movement. “We’re just trying to get our athletes together so that we can continue pushing this Black Lives movement and we are going to continue to talk and to fight… Read More