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After Police Killed An Unarmed Black Teenager In Cincinnati, Anxious City Leaders Took An Economic Approach. 20 Years Later, Evidence Is In.

Twenty years ago, in 2001, Cincinnati police shot and killed Timothy Thomas, an unarmed Black teenager. Fifteen Black men had died in Cincinnatti at the hands of police between 1995 and 2001. In response to Thomas’s death, protestors marched, and the protests turned into riots. The riots eventually faded. But anxious civic and business leaders […]