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African American Genealogy in the Time of Black Lives Matter

As we look hard at our culture and ourselves, a new generation of Black genealogists weighs in on how Black lives—past, present, future, and forever—matter.

The 2001 Riots, Followed by a Recession, Led to Reforms

The 2001 riots, followed by the 9/11 economic downturn, led to new reforms and long-needed development for a neglected neighborhood.

To Daniel Méndez Moore, Today’s Protests Feel Different

The Cincinnati artist, now living in Minneapolis, compares the current uprising there to the 2001 riots here.

How Jeffrey Corney Is Positioning the Cincinnati Nature Center to Tackle Environmental Issues

Jeffrey Corney took the reins at Cincinnati Nature Center in May 2019 and brought a 21st century vision to tackle age-old environmental issues.

Will Ohio’s Earthworks Become a World Heritage Site?

The ancient mounds offer tantalizing clues to the American Indians who built them—and they could get even more attention if they're tapped by UNESCO.

10 Events That Shaped Cincinnati: Timothy Thomas Is Shot and Killed

The death of a young, unarmed black man led to riots and a hard look at the practices of the Cincinnati Police Department. But has the Collaborative Agreement changed anything?

10 Events That Shaped Cincinnati: Boss Cox Is Voted Down

As the city grew and spread, the public’s support for a political machine waned, and reformers seized the moment.

The Freedom Center’s Leader Reflects Back on His First Year at the Helm

With past leadership roles at the National Blues Museum in St. Louis and the BB King Museum in Mississippi, plus 21 years in the Air Force, 55-year-old Dion Brown’s experience guides him at the...

Personal Transit Options Explode in Cincinnati

Fast, cheap, and out of control—app-activated and undeniably fun electric scooters hit Cincinnati streets this summer.

Is Private Enterprise Good For Cincinnati’s Public Parks?

Some think private development ruins our parks, and others believe it activates them. New Cincinnati Parks Director Wade Walcutt looks to provide a unifying vision.
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