“We remain steadfast in our commitment to building a just community anchored in trust, care, integrity and equity,” Davenport said in the statement. “Our campus and our community will come together to listen, to heal and to partner for positive and lasting change.”


Hours after the mistrial was declared, demonstrators briefly blocked Cincinnati’s downtown streetcar line, shouting, “I am Sam Dubose!”

Protestors chanting "I am Sam Dubose." #SamDubose @wcpo #TensingTrial pic.twitter.com/75N3o4r512

— Libby Cunningham (@WCPOLibby) November 10, 2016

As The Root previously reported, Tensing had been accused of overly aggressive police stops in the past.


Jurors were reportedly leaning toward convicting Tensing on a lesser charge but couldn’t agree. Judge Shanahan has set a new hearing date for Nov. 28 to determine whether the case will be retried.

Read more at the New York Times and the Washington Post.