Cincinnati Remembers Sam DuBose

BY JAKE DINGLER (MASS ACTION FOR BLACK LIBERATION) Samuel Vincent DuBose, known to his friends as Sam, was a rapper, music producer,  entrepreneur, and motorcycle enthusiast. More importantly, Sam was a fiancé and father with the responsibility to love and care for 13 children.   On July 19, 2015, Sam was taken from his loved ones […]

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 […]