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WATCH: What’s Behind Racial Disparities In American Policing?

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — Widespread protests over George Floyd’s death and the treatment of black Americans by police more broadly have dominated the U.S. in recent days. For analysis of the issues at the heart of the unrest, NewsHour’s Amna Nawaz talks to Art Acevedo, Houston’s chief of police, Tracey Meares, professor and founder of the… Read More

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Ohio Infant Deaths Decrease, but Racial Disparity Continues

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Health officials say the number of infant deaths in Ohio decreased overall from 2017 to 2018, including a substantial drop in deaths among black infants. But the Department of Health says deaths of black infants continue to disproportionately outpace those of white babies. The state recorded 938 infant deaths in 2018,… Read More