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Cincinnati Rebels Against Killer Cops!

by staff |
April 9, 2001
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A photo of police aiming weapons at youth.

Cincinnati, OH - Police attempt to suppress African American uprising following the police murder of Timothy Thomas, April 7. Thomas was the fourth Black man killed by Cincinnati police since November. Cincinnati police have killed 15 African Americans since 1995.

City authorities declared a state of emergency, which included a dusk to dawn curfew. Police used rubber bullets and gas against demonstrators. As we go to press more than 100 arrests have taken place.

Police terror directed at oppressed nationality communities has reached epidemic proportions, giving rise to mass movements in dozens of cities.