Racist messages, including at least one
appearing to threaten lynching for black student activists at the
University of Cincinnati, have recently begun appearing on social media
site Yik Yak in response to calls to increase diversity on UC’s flagship
Mayor John Cranley and the Task Force on
Immigration he convened last year announced a series of recommendations
on Oct. 28 aimed at making Cincinnati the most welcoming city in the
country for immigrants.
Debate over Mayor John Cranley’s proposed
permanent tax increase to fund park projects has gotten more
contentious as revelations about questionable spending by the Cincinnati
Park Board came to light last week.
A proposal by Mayor John Cranley to amend
Cincinnati’s charter in order to raise funds for the city’s parks has
created a good deal of controversy ahead of the Nov. 3 election, where
voters will decide whether or not to adopt it.
Recent American Community Survey data
released by the U.S. Census Bureau reveals that bicycle commuting
continues to rise in America. Cincinnati has been one of the cities
leading the way in that growth, it turns out.
An internal review released Sept. 11 by
the University of Cincinnati found that the July 19 shooting death of
unarmed black motorist Samuel DuBose by UC police officer Ray Tensing
was “entirely preventable” and resulted from tactical mistakes made by