Mass Action for Black Liberation rejects cop swarming, brutality and arrests of youth in Clifton

The Cincinnati Police Department is racist. The history of the the police in the city has proven that time and time again. Children and teens have no immunity against brutal attacks by the cops. Petty “crimes” of children are met with violence and escalation.   On Wednesday April 18th, Cincinnati teenagers were targeted by the […]

Mass Action for Black Liberation Statement on Payout of Killer UC Cop, Ray Tensing

On July 19th, 2015, (former) University of Cincinnati (UC) police officer, Ray Tensing stopped Sam Dubose for a missing front license plate. This stop ended with Tensing shooting Dubose point-blank in the head. After two trials resulting in hung juries, the city of Cincinnati decided not to proceed with a third trial. The US department […]

Why Black Lives Matter: Cincinnati Is Changing Its Name

“It’s been a long time coming, but I know, a change is gonna come. Oh yes it will”  -Sam Cooke   For well over three years we have recognized the stark difference in principles, politics and methods of functioning between our independent organization Black Lives Matter: Cincinnati (BLMC) and the national leadership of Black Lives Matter […]

Panel Highlights Institutional Character of Racism in Schools

Jake Dingler Black Lives Matter: Cincinnati On March 10th, Black Lives Matter: Cincinnati (BLMC) held its second Saturday discussion series at The First Unitarian Universalist Church on Linton Street in Corryville, Ohio. This month’s discussion was centered on the recent racist incidents racist events that have happened in Cincinnati and the institutional racism that allowed […]

Students Organize Community Meeting Against Mass Incarceration

BY JAKE DINGLER (Black Lives Matter Cincinnati) On Monday, February 26, the students of Aiken high school hosted a powerful presentation on mass incarceration in America.  More than 100 people attended. Aiken Students Against Mass Incarceration (ASAMI) is a class project brought to fruition by Aiken history teacher John Klingler led by his students.  students […]