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 […]
“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 […]
Jake Dingler Black Lives Matter: Cincinnati On March 10th, Black Lives Matter: Cincinnati (BLMC) held its second Saturday discussion series at The First Unitarian Universalist Church on Linton Street in Corryville, Ohio. This month’s discussion was centered on the recent racist incidents racist events that have happened in Cincinnati and the institutional racism that allowed […]
A recording of our February 2018 Second Saturday Discussion on our principles related to organizing. The panel is hosted by Cassandra. The panelists are Walter and Brian. See the original event description here. The Outreach Committee hosts discussion events like this on the second Saturday of each month.
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 […]