Today the United Nations observes International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition. The day is meant to remind people of the tragedy of the transatlantic slave trade and give people a chance to think about the historic causes, the methods and the consequences of the slave trade. This day also pays tribute to those who worked hard to abolish slave trade and slavery throughout the world.
On Monday, August 24, Jeff Ruby will be hosting a fundraiser for Sonny Kim's family at The Precinct. The cost is $125.00 per person and 100% of the cost will be donated to the family. The food served will be all Ruby classics including USDA Prime Steaks, select sides, the famous Freddie Salad and more. You can make a reservation for this event by calling The Precinct or going to www.JeffRuby.com/Precinct.
Join us at the Betts House for a special walking tour at 1:00p.m., highlighting the buildings and historic facilities of the West End. This walking tour is a follow up event from the panel presentation that took place in September.
Please meet at the Betts House:
416 Clark Street
Cincinnati, OH 45203
Tickets are $10 and can be bought in advance online at www.thebettshouse.org or purchased
7:30 pm - 9 pm
Hebrew Union College, 3101 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220
Join us Thursday, September 24 at the Mayerson Hall on the historic campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC) to enjoy an evening uncovering the secret history of the West End. Local historians and authors will share details and their perspective on one of Cincinnati's oldest and most diverse neighborhoods.
Today is the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Voting Rights Act. The landmark legislation was signed into law by President Johnson during the height of the Civil Rights Movement, just months after the historic Selma to Montgomery march.
The eyes of the nation are on Cincinnati. Today the Hamilton County Grand Jury returned an indictment for murder in the tragic shooting death of Samuel DuBose during a routine traffic stop just over one week ago.