Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag: Tamir Rice

Tamir Rice’s Mother Disturbed After Watching Video...

The mother of 12-year-old Tamir Rice who was fatally shot by police in 2014, is disheartened by a video that recently surfaced of a...

Columbus Officer Praised for Not Shooting Black...

Video of an Ohio officer confronting a pair of Black youths fiddling with a BB gun has drawn mixed reaction from critics and reignited...

Officer Who Fatally Shot Tamir Rice Suddenly...

Ex-Cleveland Officer Timothy Loehmann Backs Out of New Police Job, Bellaire PD Confirms Timothy Loehmann, the Cleveland officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice, has...

Ex-Cleveland Cop Who Killed Tamir Rice Lands...

Timothy Loehmann, the former Cleveland officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014, will now "protect and serve" the city of Bellaire, Ohio. Bellaire...

Folks Gush Over Viral Photo of White...

Every now and again, social media provides some distraction from the daily divisive politics and racist rants. Such was the case of a photo...

Tamir Rice’s Mother to Build Afrocentric Youth...

The mother of slain young Cleveland teen, Tamir Rice, has hopes of turning a vacant two-story building on the city's west side into a...

Michael Bennett’s Treatment by Police Is the...

Even at 6 feet 4 and 274 pounds, Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett isn’t supposed to be one of “those guys.” You know them....

Film About Tamir Rice In Development Thanks...

The death of a child is never easy and Samaria Rice, the mother of slain child Tamir Rice, knows that all too well. Samaria Rice's...

Cleveland Fires 1 Officer, Suspends 2nd In...

CLEVELAND (AP) — The City of Cleveland has fired one police officer and suspended a second involved in the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Police...

This Young Girl’s Unbelievably Passionate Speech About...

A young girl highlights her fears in the aftermath of a string of controversial police-involved shootings of Black people. For the last two weeks, three...

Tamir Rice’s Mother Voices Utter Disappointment in...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lKsk1PuPWEU On Sunday's edition of MSNBC's AM Joy with Joy Reid, the mother of slain 12-year-old Cleveland, Ohio native Tamir Rice discusses how President Barack...

The Price Tag on Black Life Does...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z52q--pYGlo The murders of Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, Freddie Gray and Walter Scott all have similarities. Not only were they all unarmed Black men killed...

Smithsonian Rep Denies Reports Museum Plans to Preserve...

A spokeswoman for The Smithsonian Museum has denied reported plans to preserve the gazebo where 12-year-old Tamir Rice was gunned down. Smithsonian Media Relations Representative...

National Museum of African American History Wants...

The city of Cleveland will put a 30-day hold on demolition of the gazebo where Tamir Rice was shot to death, following a request...

Tamir Rice’s Family to Receive $6 Million...

A federal lawsuit has been settled in the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice at the hands of Ohio police. The city of Cleveland has been ordered...

Massachusetts 6th Graders Pen Poignant Letter to...

A group of students at Wildwood Elementary school in Amherst, Massachusetts wrote a letter to President Obama as part of a class assignment in...

#BlackLivesMatter Activist MarShawn McCarrel Commits Suicide Over...

Emerging activist MarShawn McCarrel committed suicide in front of the Ohio Statehouse Monday night, authorities said. “My demons won today. I'm sorry,” wrote McCarrel on...

Saying ‘I’m Not Racist’ Isn’t Enough: How...

Equality means that if brown water isn’t good enough for white children, then it isn’t good enough for Black children. Simple. Flint, Michigan, is 56...

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...

#StopKillingOurKids: A Mother’s Response to the Tamir...

For a time, I could not fathom the fears and worries that mothers of young Black sons shoulder.  Mothering a daughter, I could not...