How Ohio’s Racial Justice Movement Won Big at the Ballot Box
Years of grassroots organizing helped overhaul the criminal legal systems in Cincinnati and Columbus this November. Activists are already looking ahead.
Anoa Changa Dec 15, 2020
Cincinnati Is an Epicenter for the Death Penalty. Its Prosecutor Race Could End That in November.
In Hamilton County, Joe Deters has sent more people to death row than any other prosecutor in Ohio. His challenger, Fanon Rucker, promises to stop that practice.
Rachel M. Cohen Sep 15, 2020
Cincinnati Voters Oust Sheriff Who Cooperated with ICE and Championed a New Jail
“The solution to the problem of mass incarceration is certainly not more mass incarceration,” said Charmaine McGuffey, who won. In neighboring Greene County, voters rejected a tax increase to build a bigger jail.
Daniel Nichanian Apr 29, 2020
This Tense Sheriff’s Race Could Change Cincinnati’s Poor Jail Conditions
Ohio advocates are resisting proposals to expand the jail and local cooperation with ICE. In the primary on Tuesday, the sheriff and his challenger disagree on both fronts.
Teresa Mathew Mar 12, 2020