Experts show how it takes more than black boxes to stand against racism

In the Next 400 report, Cleveland experts show how black boxes and messages standing against racism are called performative allyship if action is not behind them.

  The Next 400 looks at racial inclusion beginning with classroom lessons in Lakewood

The Lakewood school district is leading the charge, and challenging what has been taught to students for generations.

  Photographers document Black Lives Matter protest in Cleveland

Summer 2020 will go down as a three-month stretch of mass protests around the country.

  Westlake man chronicling diversity success stories in workplaces across the country for the last 20 years

In this week's The Next 400" we introduce you to Jim Rector, founder and publisher of Profiles in Diversity Journal.

19 News partners with Cleveland Public Library for The Next 400 series

The Cleveland Public Library will provide additional resources to help viewers further understand these tough issues.

  Westlake man practices diversity and inclusion in daily work: ’there’s no them and us’

In this week's The Next 400, we go beyond the diversity and inclusion headlines to see the practices at work.

  The Next 400: Community leaders call for racial justice in 19 News special report

19 News is committed to bringing people together to engage in insightful conversations about race and racism to bring about changes.

  The Next 400: Racism in Healthcare

The experiment went on for forty years, from 1932 to 1972. Black men were told only that they were receiving free healthcare. Many infected their partners, lived tortured lives, and died painful deaths.

  The Next 400: What does declaring racism a public health crisis mean?

We look at Milwaukee County’s plan and will it work for Cleveland?

  The Next 400: Why some Americans distrust the census

Every person that’s not counted costs their community about $1,800 a year for ten years.

  Reporter Harry Boomer makes sense out of census 2020

This week's The Next 400 report explores the reasons why some communities skip the census.

  The Next 400: Neeha Curtis examines the cash bail system and why advocates call for change

It's often called a "wealth-based" system disproportionately affecting black and brown people.

  Study: Lead poisoning can impact children well into adulthood

The latest installment of 'The Next 400' series looks at how lead poisoning in children dates back years.

  What it means to be black in America? 2 different families with the same message

We spoke to two different families with the same message -- their hope to erase racism.

  The Next 400 series takes steps to examine and eradicate systemic racism

After the killing of Floyd, 19 News began digging into the epidemic to provide solutions on what “The Next 400″ years could and should look like for Cleveland and the country.

  Reporter Notebook: Chris Tanaka reveals the importance of ‘The Next 400’

This is an organic series that will cover major events and developments, but will also follow themes such as education, health care, criminal justice and more.

  Meet the 19 News advisory council for ‘The Next 400’ series

The council will guide us through a series of stories that will crusade for impactful, meaningful change within our communities.