“Free Palestinian Fighter, Ahed Tamimi!”

Ahed Tamimi, a 17-year-old Palestinian activist, was arrested on December 19, 2017, accused of slapping an Israeli soldier in Nabi Salih, West Bank, during protests several days earlier. Nariman, her mother, filmed the incident.  When she went to the police to assist her, she was arrested too. Nariman’s cousin was also arrested and later released. […]

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 […]

It’s the INSTITUTION!: Fight Racism in Public Schools

The Black Lives Matter Cincinnati (BLMC) Second Saturday Discussion Series turns its attention toward the racist incidents recently revealed in mainstream media, taking place in schools around the Greater Cincinnati area. Many students, parents and others are outraged at these blatant displays of racism, cultural ignorance and sexism. But are these isolated incidents? Do they […]

Mason, Westside School Incidents: Examples of Institutionalized Racism

There’s a problem in Mason City Schools, Elder High School and other predominantly white schools. A racism problem. And it is much deeper than the ignorant and harmful deeds of a few teachers, students and coaches. In the February 2 incident at a Elder High School basketball game, students made racial slurs for more than […]

Cincy ‘Take A Knee’ Caravan heads to Minnesota

Delegation will join national conference during Superbowl to highlight racism, cop brutality By Brian Taylor Black Lives Matter: Cincinnati CINCINNATI, Ohio — A delegation of 19 people will depart for Minneapolis February 2 to participate in “2018 Take A Knee Conference and Rally,” scheduled for Feb 3-4. Subtitled, “Race, Police Violence and the Right To […]