Ohio Legislative Black Caucus Black Caucus Wants Slavery References Deleted From State Constitution By Associated Press • May 26, 2016 Members of the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus want references to slavery removed from the state's constitution. Black Lawmakers Call For Calm, Changes Ahead Of Brelo Verdict By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • May 21, 2015 wkyc.com A group of African-American state lawmakers wants changes in criminal justice laws. Voter Rights Bill Announced During MLK Celebration By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio & Associated Press • Jan 17, 2014 The Ohio Legislative Black Caucus, along with clergy and civil rights leaders, are backing an Ohio constitutional amendment guaranteeing certain voter protections. Pinkney Passes Away By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Jan 14, 2014 Cleveland political strategist and civil rights activist Arnold Pinkney, who helped elect Ohio's first African-American congressman and managed Democrat Jesse Jackson's 1984 presidential campaign, died Monday at a hospice at the age of 84. Opponents Of "Stand Your Ground" Law Rally At Statehouse By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Oct 3, 2013 Opponents of a plan to enact Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law in Ohio held a protest at the Statehouse yesterday. Legislative Black Caucus Announces Priorities By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Feb 15, 2013 African-American state lawmakers have compiled a list of what they want the legislature to accomplish to improve the lives of black Ohioans.