MABL Statement On The Death Of James Clay

When nine people at a Black church in South Carolina were brutally murdered by a white supremacist, the killer was taken into custody unharmed. When seventeen high schoolers at a school in Parkland, Florida were gunned down, the killer was taken into custody unharmed. Yet on Friday, August 25th, Cincinnati police fired 16 shots into […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

BLMC FACT SHEET (Clarifying Our Stance in Relation to the Women’s March)

Due to the comments we have seen over the past few days, we want to clarify some misconceptions about our position on the matter of the Women’s March. Our issue with the “vote” theme is twofold. It’s about: The exclusion of marginalized people of all ethnicities and The narrow focus of the prescribed method to […]