Tag: Ohio

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),…

Tamir Rice's Death Called 'Reasonable' in New Reports

By Sheryl Estrada Tamir Rice. Photo from Facebook. Two new reports prepared for the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office said the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, shot and killed by Cleveland Police Officer Timothy Loehmann, was reasonable. On Nov. 22, the day of the shooting, a local man called 911 and…

Same-Gender Couples Seeking Marriage Licenses Meet Resistance

By Sheryl Estrada Photo by Shutterstock In a historic decision on June 26 the Supreme Court made same-gender marriage legal nationwide. However, on July 6 a judge refused to issue a marriage license to two women in Toledo, Ohio; and in Grandbury, Texas, a federal lawsuit had to be filed…