In Nod to Shirley Chisholm, Cincinnati Councilwoman Brings Her Own Seat to the Table at Swearing-In Ceremony

Shirley Chisholm, the trailblazing New York congresswoman who was the first black woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and the first black candidate on a major party’s presidential ticket, once said, “If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.” The phrase served as a mantra and…

Former University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing Will Not Face 3rd Trial in Shooting Death of Sam Dubose 

It looks as if former University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing is going to walk free after shooting and killing an unarmed black motorist two years ago. Hamilton County, Ohio, Prosecutor Joe Deters announced Tuesday that he was dropping the case against Tensing, who fatally shot 43-year-old Sam Dubose…