Post Tagged with: "Cleveland"
Only 18 out of 2,472 delegates in Cleveland are Black, the lowest percentage in over a century.
"In a situation like this, there's no such thing as closure or justice," lawyers Johnathan Abady and Earl Ward said in a statement Monday. "Nothing will bring Tamir back. His unnecessary and premature death leaves a gaping hole for those who knew and loved him that can never be filled."
Jamie Marquardt's post said he should have pulled the trigger killing “the little criminal.”
Activist groups, including Black Lives Matter, mobilized voters to change the status quo.
The city has since withdrawn the claim for Rice’s ambulance bill; family attorney says the claim "adds insult to homicide."
Of the 105 officers involved in the 2012 tragedy, only one faced criminal charges — and was acquitted. Terminations will likely not go into effect for several years, says mayor.
Yet another racist miscreant put on paid leave; maybe he'll spend the paid time off learning proper contractions.
Rice family members collected 200,000 signatures to remove the county prosecutor from the case being heard by the grand jury.
Rice family attorney says "so-called experts" of the new reports "assist in the whitewash."
New video footage shows 37-year-old Ralkina Jones expressing fear for her life while held in jail, only to be discovered unresponsive on July 26.
A new study shows virtually no diversity exists among prosecutors.
The 12-year-old victim of a police shooting is repeatedly painted as abnormally large as if to let the officers who shot him off the hook.
Citizens of Cleveland are taking matters into their own hands and implementing a different legal strategy in the Tamir Rice case.
The Guardian newspaper’s research found that unarmed Black people made up 32 percent of those killed by police so far in 2015.
A Cleveland station is reporting that the investigation into the 12-year-old boy’s death at the hands of police officers found no evidence of a crime.
During the time a police officer was acquitted for firing 15 shots into the car of an unarmed couple, Cleveland reached a settlement with the Justice Department.
In response to the Rice family’s federal lawsuit, court documents filed by the city state that Tamir Rice’s actions caused his demise.