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The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Why Do Republicans Want to Defund the Police? | Video

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*Last week wasNational Police Week. Local law enforcement departments celebrated people in law enforcement around the country, including all the alphabet boys and girls. Celebrating the FBI, CIA, and DOJ. But while some people applauded the “alphabeters,” others in Congress are talking about reducing the budgets of the Department of Justice. That means reducing the […]

Mother of Tamir Rice Slams Shaun King for Profiting Off Her Son’s Death

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*Shaun King is under fire for sharing details about a conversation he had with the mother of Tamir Rice. Rice was 12-years-old when he was shot by Cleveland police while playing with a toy gun. The child’s mother, Samaria Rice, has accused King in the past of profiting off the death of her son. On […]

Former Cleveland Officer Who Killed Tamir Rice, 12, Appeals to Get Job Back

*The white Cleveland police officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice has filed an appeal with the Ohio Supreme Court to get his job back. The city fired Timothy Loehmann in 2017 not for his fatal shooting of a child but for providing false information on his employment application, per CBS News. An arbitrator and […]

Tamir Rice Family Via Attorneys Ask DOJ to Re-open Police Investigation of His Case

The Tamir Rice case is back in the news because attorney’s for the family have requested the Justice Dept. to re-open the investigation to the Cleveland police shooting that killed the youngster in 2014. On Friday (04-16-21) an eight-page letter sent to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland urging him to allow prosecutors to convene a […]

Samaria Rice and Lisa Simpson Denounce Black Lives Activists in Open Letter

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*The mother of Tamir Rice previously called out activist Tamika Mallory for appearing alongside Lil Baby during his Grammy’s performance of “The Bigger Picture.” An earlier report on EURweb.com noted that the performance featured the depiction of police brutality, with actor Kendrick Sampson and Killer Mike also making an appearance. In a Facebook post, per […]

DOJ Won’t Charge Two Officers in Tamir Rice Shooting, Closes Probe

*The Justice Department announced Tuesday that no criminal charges will be brought against the two Cleveland police officers connected to the 2014 slaying of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. In yet another shinning example of how the system of white supremacy stays on code, DOJ officials claim video of the shooting was of too poor a quality […]

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Breaks Down Discussing Tamir Rice (Watch)

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*Atlanta’s Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is a household name for her authenticity and mama bear style of running the ATL, particularly through both COVID-19 and the early rioting that followed the killing of George Floyd. We’ve all seen her viral “Go home!” moment at a news conference, the looters that destroyed businesses within the city. […]

Ex-Cleveland Cop Who Killed Tamir Rice Hired by Small Ohio Police Dept. – VIDEO

  *Well damn. Ain’t this about blip. The former Cleveland cop who rolled up on 12-year-old Tamir Rice and shot and killed him within 3 seconds has been hired by another police department. The Times Leader reports that Richard Flanagan, the chief of police of Bellaire, Ohio confirmed on Friday that he has indeed hired […]

Tamir Rice’s Mother Building a Youth Center in Cleveland to Honor Her Son

[videowaywire video_id=”2F2E7CC391971229″] *Samaria Rice, the mother of Tamir Rice, has announced plans to convert an empty two-story brick building in her Cleveland neighborhood to a new youth center in honor of her son. The Tamir Rice Afrocentric Cultural Center, to be built at 6117 St. Clair Ave., will serve as a gathering place where children […]

AMC Developing Series Based on Black Lives Matter Book ‘They Can’t Kill Us All’

*AMC is developing a drama series based on Wesley Lowery’s bestselling nonfiction book They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore, and a New Era in America’s Racial Justice, reports Deadline. Published in 2016 by Little, Brown & Company, the book examines how decades of racially biased policing in segregated neighborhoods with failing schools, crumbling infrastructure […]