Student safety takes a back seat at charter school, but Ohio law offers little protection. Left with no recourse, parents withdraw their children, while the school gets rid of vocal parents.
Farmworkers were rebuffed again by Kroger and Wendy’s but persist with a program to advance the rights of workers and to address the ethical supply chain concerns of retailers.
Florida farmworkers seeking better pay, working conditions, and labor protections asked Kroger to join the Fair Food Program.
By Amanda Emerson, NKU Journalist Intern, firstname.lastname@example.org
Early retired Mason cop Derek Bauman may be known as the city’s “go-to guy” for promoting the new streetcar but now he’s making a run for Cincinnati City Council.
“I think he would be an amazing city council member,” said Chris Seelbach, a council member for Cincinnati since 2011. “I know Derek to get things done.”
A crowd reported to number about 5,000 found solidarity, pride, and comfort in themes of social justice and […]
Marchers–perhaps 2,000–gathered on Jan. 16 at the Freedom Center, then marched up Vine Street to Fountain Square to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and to renew themselves to the King dream and the unfinished business of the nation’s creed that all are created equal.
Since it was founded in December 2014, Black Lives Matter Cincinnati has become the leading voice for black liberation in the city, working to mobilize people to demand an end to police brutality, institutional racism, and other injustices.
“It’s a fight for black liberation, but it’s not a black fight,” said Brian Taylor, one of the original BLMC founders and a member of its steering committee. “Just like the fight for women’s liberation is not just a women’s fight.”
Pain, anger, and frustration combined with disbelief filled the crowd that gathered midday Saturday at Hamilton County Courthouse over the hung jury in the trial of Ray Tensing, the University of Cincinnati Police officer charged with murder in the shooting of an unarmed black man.
We gleaned three stories for this week:
- Help for the “undeserving” poor?
- AT&T CEO calls for dialogue on racial tensions.
- The “reckless hate” of the alt-right goes mainstream.
The struggle to escape poverty in Cincinnati played out in front of Great American Tower on Saturday, when about 200 janitorial workers, represented by Service Employees International Union Local 1, rallied for better wages and protested the use of nonunion contractors to clean buildings like Great American Tower, home to the city’s premier Class A office space.