Tamir Rice

Timothy Loehmann, the former Cleveland police officer responsible for the 2014 shooting death of Tamir Rice, has filed an appeal with the Ohio Supreme Court to return to duty. Responding to a call that described a male with a gun, Loehmann shot Rice almost immediately after arriving on the scene. Rice, holding a toy pellet […]

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Nearly two-and-a-half years after the shooting of Tamir Rice, Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams just disciplined two city workers for their roles in deadly incident. Patrol Officer William Cunningham will be suspended without pay, for two days, for working unapproved secondary employment at the Cudell Rec Center and for submitting an untruthful report in connection with a Use […]

Alton Sterling’s death at the hands of Baton Rouge police officers and the recent shooting of Philando Castile, who was shot by Minnesota police during a routine traffic stop, are just two of many that fall into the same category ― Black people being assaulted and killed by police while performing normal, day-to-day tasks.

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The video above shows Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson announcing the $6 million settlement for the November 2014 shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice at the hands of Cleveland police. The Rice family sued the city of Cleveland, the officers, and the dispatchers for wrongful death after a grand jury declined to indict Officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson […]

The mothers are reportedly holding photos of their slain sons in the mysterious video. https://twitter.com/TheBeyHiveTeam/status/713759112031395842 Fans noticed 13 unlisted videos were uploaded to the singer’s Vevo page and her iTunes page was down temporarily on March 23. Rumors of an April album release have been bubbling for months, and new updates on her music pages […]

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Moved by the failure of a grand jury to indict Timothy Loehmann, the officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice, Maralee Bradley, the White adoptive mother of a Black son, posted an essay on her blog titled To the White Parents Of My Black Son’s Friends. Bradley wrote the controversial piece to share the steps she has taken to […]

Cuyahoga County prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty says that a law prevents him from releasing grand jury transcripts to the NAACP.

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CLEVELAND – Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty is under the protection of Cleveland Police after a death threat was made against him. The threat, posted…

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"I think it's quite sad that LeBron hasn't spoken out about my son," Rice said.

The decision was made by the Ohio Grand Jury to not indict officers involved in the shooting death of Tamir Rice.  Not long after the…

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The expert also found that the 12-year-old's toy gun was not visible to either Loehmann or his partner, Frank Garmback, the report notes. And contrary to findings by experts hired by the lawyers for the police department, Loehmann shot Tamir less than a second after exiting the patrol car, not 1.7 seconds.