Cleveland Fires Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice

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By German Lopez for Vox - On November 22, 2014, Tamir Rice was throwing snowballs and playing with a toy pellet gun in a Cleveland park when a police car rolled into the snowy field. Within two [...]

$6 Million Is The Going Rate For Killing Unarmed Black People

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By Daniel Marans for The Huffington Post - If a cop kills an unarmed black person, and that person’s family then sues the police, how much can the city expect to pay? Six million dollars, give or [...]

Newsletter: Justice Takes A Lifetime

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers for Popular Resistance. The #BlackLivesMatter movement continues to grow its power and have notable victories, but 600 hundred years of racial oppression, [...]

Cleveland Sues Tamir Rice’s Family For Ambulance Expense

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By Nathan Wellman for U.S. Uncut - Last December, a Cleveland officer killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice and forever shattered a family’s sense of peace in the process. Now police expect that same [...]

Coming Soon: The Next Tamir Rice

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Michael Nigro for The Huffington Post - A Cleveland police cruiser lurches forward into a coterie of protesters and stops dangerously close to hitting a number of us who, along with about 150 [...]

NAACP In Ohio Seeks Grand Jury Docs In Tamir Rice Case

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By Staff of Associated Press - CLEVELAND (AP) -- The local NAACP wants to see documents from the grand jury that decided not to indict two Cleveland police officers in the fatal shooting of Tamir [...]

Tamir Rice’s Mother Calls Out ‘Corrupt’ Criminal Justice System

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By Lilly Workneh for The Huffington Post - Samaria Rice said she is "mad as hell" over a grand jury's decision not to indict two Cleveland cops involved in the fatal shooting of her 12-year-old [...]

Former Manhattan Prosecutor Sounds Off On Tamir Rice Case

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By Staff of Occupy The Bronx - On Monday, an Ohio grand jury decided not to bring charges against two police officers in the 2014 shooting death of Tamir Rice. The day after the decision was [...]

What Can Be Done About Prosecutorial Misconduct?

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By Staff of Transformative Justice Coalition - I am sure that you were as stunned and disappointed as so many of us were by the grand jury’s non-indictment of the officers involved in the [...]

Cleveland Police To Review Shooting Of 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice

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By Kim Palmer for Reuters - Cleveland police will review from start-to-finish the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice to determine if the two officers involved or others should face [...]

Mumia Commentary On The Killing Of Tamir Rice

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By Mumia Abu Jamal for Prison Nation on Free Speech Radio: Cleveland officials announce no charges to be files in the police killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. There is something shattering [...]

Hundreds Of Thousands Call For Prosecution Of Tamir Rice Killer

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By Staff of Color of Change - New York, NY -- On Monday, Tamir Rice’s family and a number of racial justice organizations will deliver more than 200,000 petitions to Cuyahoga County Prosecutor [...]

Cleveland Dispatcher In Tamir Rice Shooting Had Been Fired Before

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The police dispatcher who sent Cleveland officers to Cudell Commons on Nov. 22, when Tamir Rice was fatally shot, was fired from her first police dispatcher job in September 2008, the same month [...]

Cleveland Public Safety Dept Official Resigns Over Tamir Rice Killing

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In a resignation letter obtained by the Northeast Ohio Media Group, dated December 17th, former fiscal manager Shawn Gidley explained that he once believed that his job “was making the City of [...]

Time Person Of The Year Runner-Up: Ferguson Protesters

Activists are putting some hope in Washington: the Department of Justice hasopened separate civil rights probes into the Ferguson police force and Garner’s death. In Ferguson, voter-registration [...]

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