Tamir Rice

A Black man wearing a white T-shirt that says "Tamir Rice Only" in black ink speaks at a protest

Tamir Rice's Mom Wants to Know Why Another Ohio PD Hired the Troubled Cop Who Killed Her Son (Updated)

Timothy Loehmann, the former Cleveland police officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014, was offered a new police job at another Ohio department. Rice’s mother, Samaria, is demanding answers.

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Cleveland PD Fires Timothy Loehmann—But Not for Killing Tamir Rice

His partner Frank Garmback received a 10-day suspension for actions related to Rice’s killing.

Illustration reads "The Talk" and shows Black boy with American flag on his shoulders, the names of people killed by police written on the stripes

'The Talk' Explores How Parents of Color Discuss Race and Policing With Their Children

The documentary premieres on PBS on February 20.

Text says: Prosecutors (also called district attorneys) can hold police accountable and end police violence. But they are not doing their job.

New #VotingWhileBlack Video Highlights Importance of Local Prosecutor Elections

“The most powerful person is always the prosecutor, because he’s the only one that can put you in jail.”

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Ohio Police Kill Tyre King, Boy With BB Gun

Many see parallels between the 13-year-old’s death and that of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.

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Leslie Jones, Teyana Taylor Stand For Reproductive Justice at Cleveland Concert

New Voices for Reproductive Justice will present All Access 2016 this Saturday as part of its efforts to mobilize women of color in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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These '23 Everyday Actions' Have Compelled Police, White Supremacists and Vigilantes to Kill Black People

Mic’s new video breaks down the benign moves that, when committed by African Americans, provoke the wrath of structural racism.

Smithsonian Wants to Preserve Gazebo Where Tamir Rice Was Killed

It’s unclear if the structure would stay in its current place or be relocated.

City of Cleveland to Pay Tamir Rice's Estate $6 Million

The city reached a settlement with the family of the 12-year-old who was killed by Cleveland police officers.

Watch This Group Update Hollywood Walk of Fame With Names of People Killed by Police

Indecline gives Tamir Rice, Aiyana Stanley-Jones and more the star treatment and declares that #BlackLivesMatter.

Cleveland City Employee Fired for Saying 'Tamir Rice Should Have Been Shot'

EMS captain Jamie Marquardt posted the comment on his Facebook page, which is a violation of the city’s policies and procedures.

Cleveland Prosecutor, Criticized for Clearing Cop Who Killed Tamir Rice, Defeated in Primary

Timothy McGinty faced protest and criticism from many, including Rice’s family, for mishandling the case of the 12-year-old who was shot dead by police in 2014. 

Why Tamir Rice's Mom Hasn't Endorsed Anyone for President

Samaria Rice’s new essay breaks down what the candidates need to do to earn her support.

Cleveland Mayor Apologizes for Billing Tamir Rice’s Family for Emergency Care

Mayor Frank Jackson: “There was never any intent to send a bill.”

Cleveland Officials File $500 Claim Against Tamir Rice's Family for EMS

Rice died at the hands of a Cleveland cop. The city says his family needs to pay for emergency medical services. 

ICYMI: Watch Activist DeRay McKesson School Stephen Colbert on White Privilege

McKesson on privilege and racism: “Gotta create space for the conversation. We can’t address what we don’t talk about.”

Tamir Rice’s Mother Speaks Out About the Non-Indictment

She says the prosecutor was biased and that there has been little consistent support from local clergy.

Tamir Rice's Family: 'We No Longer Trust the Local Criminal Justice System'

A Cleveland grand jury opted not to indict the officers who killed Tamir Rice.

Tamir Rice’s Mother Testifies Before Grand Jury

From her attorney’s statement: “She had the opportunity to ask the grand jury to consider whether it could possibly be ‘reasonable’ or ‘justifiable’ for officers to speed across the grass when driveways were nearby, rush up to Tamir and shoot him immediately.”

Following Planned Parenthood Shooting Arrest, Colorado Cops Call Critics ‘Race Baiting Morons’

Colorado Fraternal Order of Police: “In yesterday’s heroic police action the shooter was given the opportunity to surrender. The choice to live or die was his.”