The only way is through: Autumn 2020 Ohio State Alumni Magazine
Whether our blinders were torn off in May or we are bearing the pain of the millionth cut, we will confront racism and its manifestations. We can learn so much from the Ohio State faculty and staff, alumni and students who work toward equity and justice. We hope the people you meet in these stories will lead you by their examples of grit, intellect and righteous determination.Read More
Black NBA players have shorter careers than white players
These findings suggest that even in the NBA – a league in which Black players make up 70-75% of those on the court – African Americans face discrimination, said Davon Norris, lead author of the study and a doctoral student in sociology at The Ohio State University.
Four Buckeye Engineers named Black Trailblazers in Engineering Fellows
Three PhD students and one recent graduate from The Ohio State University have been chosen for the inaugural class of Black Trailblazers in Engineering Fellows.
Carmen Collection: Deborah Ballam: Co-Founder of The Women’s Place
With more than 30 years of dedicated service to The Ohio State University, Dr. Deborah A. Ballam, former associate provost for Women’s Policy Initiatives and director of The Women’s Place, has enhanced the lives of countless Buckeyes in the classroom and beyond – leading efforts to improve gender equity and inspiring positive change.
Health disparities stem from racism in medicine and society: Color of Health panel discusses inequities in health care
Ingrained racism in healthcare contributes to health disparities and poor outcomes in minority communities, according to the Color of Health virtual panel, held in partnership with the Center for Ethics and Human Values at the Ohio State University, the Ray C. Bliss Institute for Applied Politics at the University of Akron and the City Club of Cleveland.