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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 […]

What We Learned About St. Louis’s Ugly History of Police Brutality

On Sunday, September 24, Black Lives Matter: Cincinnati (BLMC) organized a public rally to stand with the families and fighters in St. Louis, who are in the streets responding to the not-guilty verdict issued to Jason Stockley, a former St. Louis cop who shot and killed Anthony Lamar Smith December 10, 2011. Below, Lessa writes […]