Tag: Black-males

Cleveland EMS Captain Fired for Facebook Post about Tamir Rice

By Sheryl Estrada Tamir Rice Following an internal investigation by the city of Cleveland, Jamie Marquardt, a captain for Cleveland’s Emergency Medical Service (EMS), whose job it is to save lives, was fired for saying in a Facebook post he wished he’d killed a 12-year-old Black boy, Tamir Rice. “The…

School District Employee Calls Tamir Rice's Mom 'Stupid B**ch'

By Sheryl Estrada Samaria Rice While Samaria Rice continues to cope with the death of her 12-year-old son Tamir, a Cleveland resource officer decided to degrade her on his Facebook page, accusing her of just being out for money. Matthew Cicero, who works for the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD),…

Racist Cartoon Disgraces State University in New York

By Sheryl Estrada Last week, the cover of the State University of New York’s (SUNY) Plattsburgh campus’student newspaper featured a cartoon portraying a Black male with a wide smile and bulging eyes in a cap and gown walking through a run-down urban neighborhood. The article coinciding with the illustration, titled…

College Newspaper Publishes ‘Most Racist Front Page in America’

By Sheryl Estrada Last week, the cover of the State University of New York’s (SUNY) Plattsburgh campus’student newspaper featured a cartoon portraying a Black male with a wide smile and bulging eyes in a cap and gown walking through a run-down urban neighborhood. The article coinciding with the illustration, titled…