Friday, December 6, 2019

Tag: Tamir Rice Death

‘Negligent’ 911 Dispatcher In Tamir Rice Case...

A 911 dispatcher who answered the frantic call that ultimately led to the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice outside a Cleveland rec center...

Two White Boys Caught, Arrested for Playing...

What happens when police discover a 12-year-old African-American boy playing with a toy gun? They shoot him down with little to no hesitation. What...

Cleveland Police Union Offers Unsolicited Advice to...

On Monday, the city of Cleveland announced its decision to award the family of Tamir Rice with $6 million to settle a federal lawsuit...

LeBron James and Longtime Partner Will Give...

Business news network CNBC announced that it will partner with Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James to create a new reality series  focusing on burgeoning entrepreneurial...

Mainstream Media, Law Enforcement Avoid Calling Armed...

Reactions by law enforcement and the media to a group of armed militiamen who seized a government building over the weekend have critics complaining...

Responding to #NoJusticeNoLeBron, James Reflects Supreme Ignorance...

What responsibility does the Black athlete have to speak on the pressing social issues of the day, such as #BlackLivesMatter and the killing of...

Missing the Point: Chicago’s Answer to an...

As 2015 draws to a close, national attention is focused on the cities of Chicago and Cleveland.  Deadly policing policies resulting in dead Black...

Perfectly Legal: From Slave Codes to Tamir...

What is to be done when the law is the crime being committed?  Let it marinate for a minute. If there is a positive outcome...

#NoJusticeNoLeBron Trends in Wake of Non-Indictment of...

After news broke that Officer Timothy Loehmann would not be facing charges for shooting 12-year-old Tamir Rice, many citizens took to Twitter to discuss...

How to Get Away With Murder: Prosecutor...

The decision by the grand jury—or should we say the prosecutor—not to indict the Cleveland police officers in the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir...

Have We Forgotten Jermaine McBean? Grand Jury...

What happened to the case of Jermaine McBean? McBean, 33, was a Black man, a computer systems engineer who was gunned down on July 31,...

Shielded From Justice: Officers in Tamir Rice...

In Cleveland, a grand jury has been impaneled in the case of Tamir Rice, 12, who was fatally shot by police while holding a...

Will Justice be Served for Tamir Rice?...

Sunday marked the first anniversary of the death of 12- year-old Tamir Rice, the Cleveland boy who was shot to death by police while...

Cleveland Prosecutor Releases Two ‘Independent’ Reports Claiming...

The family of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old Black boy who was killed by a white Cleveland police officer while playing with a toy gun...

Police Indictments for Murder Are Soaring, But...

The number of cops officers indicted for murder, homicide or manslaughter while on duty has soared in recent months, underscoring the problem of police...

New York Attorney General Orders Retailers to...

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has ordered several retailers to stop selling realistic-looking toy guns, according to NPR. Schneiderman sent a cease...

Dead Lion Generates More Social Media Buzz...

The Internet is abuzz with the story of American dentist Walter J. Palmer, who spent $50,000 to travel to Zimbabwe and shoot a lion....

As Sandra Bland Is Laid to Rest...

The Black Lives Matter movement found itself at a pivotal moment as Sandra Bland was laid to rest in Chicago, and peaceful activists were...

What Involvement Did a FBI Agent and...

There are new developments in the case of Kendrick Johnson, a 17-year-old Black student found dead in a school gym in Lowndes County, Ga....