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A Right Wing View of the Riot

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 5, 2006
One evening in early April 2001, I was standing at Race Street and Central Parkway, behind a line of riot cops, when one of them pointed to the angry crowd on the other side of the street and orde  

Cover Story: Long Live The Rebellion

Five years later, We're still Learning About our 'riot'

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 5, 2006
Forget the riot. This isn't the fifth anniversary of the Cincinnati riot. It wasn't much of a riot, OK? Nobody got killed. That's no small thing. In the past five years we've seen that Cinci  

Cover Story: Whatever Happened to the Mother?

Timothy Thomas' family is still healing

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 5, 2006
Angela Leisure doesn't live here anymore. Three years after Cincinnati Police Officer Stephen Roach killed her son and the city rose in protest, she returned to Chicago. "I like being close to  

Cover Story: Useful Myths

Everything you thought you knew about the riots is wrong

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 5, 2006
Myth: The riots were a week of widespread lawlessness. Fact: Of 837 arrests, 623 were for nothing more serious than curfew violations. Sixty people were charged with breaking and entering, 28 wit  

Cover Story: Chronology of the Uprising

A month in the life of Cincinnati

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 5, 2006
April 7, 2001: Cincinnati Police Officer Stephen Roach shoots and kills Timothy Thomas at 13th and Republic streets in Over-the-Rhine. April 9: Protesters dominate a city council committee mee  

Cover Story: Never Forget

Revisit CityBeat coverage of the unrest and its aftermath

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 5, 2006
CityBeat's coverage of the events of April 2001 and after is archived on our Web site in a collection of a year's worth of stories, columns, editorials and analysis: www.citybeat.com/unrest. A  

Round Peg in a Square Square

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 29, 2006
Other than striking a vein of gold during excavation of the parking garage, the best possible boost for the revitalization of Fountain Square came last week with the hiring of MidPoint Music Festi  

Mallory's Test and Two Civil Rights Victories

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 22, 2006
Cincinnati Mayor Mark Mallory will soon get his first real test of leadership if city council approves the new marijuana ordinance. Will he veto the bill? The ordinance, proposed by Councilman Cec  

Oppressing Immigrants and Pot Heads

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 15, 2006
Often portrayed as a menace, undocumented immigrants are, in fact, one of the most vulnerable parts of American society, often working low-paying jobs and fearing deportation at every turn. Last w  

Human Rights for Gays, Not for WAIF

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 8, 2006
The repeal of Article 12 of the Cincinnati City Charter, frequently referred to as "the anti-gay law," made it clear that Cincinnatians want to end discrimination based on sexual orientation, accord