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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 […]

BLMC Education Forum

Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 3 PM – 5 PM Black Lives Matter Cincinnati Education Committee wants to share what we have been doing to increase racial education and awareness and work to empower the youth in our surrounding communities. This forum will discuss Freedom Schools (past and present), READ After-school programs and the School […]

13th on the 13th: Ava DuVernay Film Showing

FREE ADMISSION with gladly accepted and much needed donations. Join Black Lives Matter: Cincinnati for a film showing of Ava DuVernay’s compelling documentary: “13th.” The film illuminates the U.S. prison system and how the 13th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution allows for legalized slavery. It further evidences the profit drive behind locking people up and […]

BLMC activists discuss gender sovereignty

BY HALI GREENE Black Lives Matter: Cincinnati On Saturday, December 11, 2017 Black Lives Matter: Cincinnati’s (BLMC) Outreach and Recruitment Committee held its monthly “Second Saturday Discussion” focused on gender sovereignty.  The program zoomed in on political principles 2 and 6, which are: Women’s liberation is an essential component in the fight for Black liberation. […]

Organizations, residents prepare response to ICE raids in Northern Kentucky

BY JAKE DINGLER Black Lives Matter: Cincinnati NEWPORT, Kentucky — On December 14, a meeting was held at Holy Spirit Parish in Newport, Kentucky, to organize a response to the string of recent ICE raids in northern Kentucky, resulting in over 90 detentions so far. Holy Spirit Parish was a strategic location choice, as churches […]

BLMC Podcast Episode 4: Coalition to Mobilize Against Hate and White Supremacy Part 1

A Coalition has formed to counter Richard Spencer when he comes to the University of Cincinnati. In this episode we’re discussing the campus view. Get involved at and This episode’s hosts are Walter Smith and John D’Alessandro. Also speaking are Ed Vaughn and Cassandra Sallee from Cincinnati Socialist Students, a student organization in the coalition. […]

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 […]