Unite and Fight for Women’s Rights!

  BY LESSA LEIGH Black Lives Matter: Cincinnati On March 8, 2018, a coalition of local  organizations gathered at Piatt Park in downtown Cincinnati to celebrate International Women’s Day. Throughout gusts of wind and snow showers, representatives from the coalition spoke about the need to end all forms of oppression towards women.   Pulling no […]

BLMC Speaks on Mass Action and Movement Building

One of the common misconceptions about Black Lives Matter: Cincinnati is that we are a black culture group or black civic organization. In reality, our organization is focused on the struggles of black people (as well as other oppressed people) BUT we are also a revolutionary political organization that believes mass action is the way […]

The Women’s March is Not Feminism: Why BLMC will not go to the 2018 Cincinnati Women’s March

There is no place for Black Lives Matter: Cincinnati in the 2018 Cincinnati Women’s March. Despite our unshaken belief that women’s liberation is essential to black liberation, our political principles are at odds with the “Hear Our Vote” theme for this year’s march. Furthermore, we recognize that the national event and its sister marches (like […]

Open Letter to St. Louis protesters and families affected by police brutality

To St. Louis protesters and families affected by police brutality: Black Lives Matter: Cincinnati (BLMC) fights in solidarity with you. We are outraged by the murder of Anthony Lamar Smith and the recent acquittal of his murderer. We are sickened by killings of Mike Brown Jr, Cary Ball Jr, VonDerrit Myers Jr, and the corruption […]

BLMC Sends Solidarity to Anti-White Supremacist and Anti-Fascist Fighters in Charlottesville, VA

In early August, Charlottesville, Virginia saw a fear campaign by white supremacists and fascists. Thousands of Nazis, KKK members, and other white fascist groups (aka the “alt right”) descended on areas surrounding the University of Virginia to intimidate residents, who rightfully supported the removal of a shrine to a racist Confederate leader. On the night […]