Tanisha Anderson

Here's How Cleveland's Grassroots Gave Prosecutor Timothy McGinty the Boot

The Ohio prosecutor famous for sabotaging the Tamir Rice case, lost his primary election on Tuesday. Malaya Davis, an Ohio Student Association leader, recounts what her community did to get rid of the much maligned Timothy McGinty.

Required Reading: Putting America’s Legacy of Failing Black Women Into Historical Context

The Association of Black Women Historians recommends books to put the current war on black women into historical context.

Cleveland Commits to Broad Changes to its Police Practices

By signing a U.S. Department of Justice Department consent decree, the city’s police department is agreeing to address officers’ excessive use of force, implicit bias, treatment of people who are mentally ill, and a range of other problems.