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Justice goes begging with charges being dropped in Baltimore in Freddie Gray's death

Kansas City Star (blog) - ‎vor 2 Stunden‎
22, 2014, Cleveland police shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was playing outside with a toy gun. Ferguson exploded in unrest after a state grand jury in November 2014 declined to indict the Ferguson police officer in the Aug. 9, 2014 ...
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Black Lives, Blue Lives, and the Fight Over Criminal Justice in America

Huffington Post - ‎vor 55 Minuten‎
This, in a city where 12-year-old Tamir Rice was shot and killed in an incident that resulted in the U.S. Department of Justice putting the Cleveland police under a consent decree. ... The minor protests that did break out were instantly suppressed ...
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'Pokemon Go' users pay tribute to Tamir Rice with PokeStop at the site of his death

AOL News - ‎25.07.2016‎
Pokémon Go has drawn in hoards of users with ease, allowing gamers to engage with their environment in new ways through its augmented-reality model.
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Should lawyers be allowed to wear Black Lives Matter pins in court?

Christian Science Monitor - ‎vor 7 Stunden‎
Ohio attorney Andrea Burton was jailed for five days after refusing to remove a Black Lives Matter pin she was wearing in court.

Pastor on Tamir Rice Shooting: Ohio is an Open-Carry State Except If You're an African-American Male

Democracy Now! - ‎21.07.2016‎
JAWANZA KARRIEM COLVIN: Well, when the incident took place with respect to the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice, I and others within the activist community made a decision that we couldn't allow the death of this young boy to go without justice. ... a ...
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KING: Police brutality fix needs change in systems racial makeup

New York Daily News - ‎25.07.2016‎
The daily stream of brutality has an unintended consequence - it makes seeing the deeper sources of the problem difficult. In effect, a few ... While we were protesting the deaths of Eric Garner and John Crawford, Mike Brown was killed. ... With that ...
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Black Lives Matter Cleveland sits out RNC protests

Fusion - ‎18.07.2016‎
The chapter doesn't believe its organizing power will best serve black Clevelanders by protesting Donald Trump, a man who has shown no real interest in ending racist policing—the signature goal of Black Lives Matter chapters nationwide. Instead ...
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Third Officer Acquitted in Freddie Gray Death, But Activists Convicted for Protesting Killing

Democracy Now! - ‎19.07.2016‎
We go to Baltimore to get reaction to the acquittal of a third police officer on all charges for his role in the arrest of Freddie Gray, who died of spinal injuries last year after he was arrested and transported in a police van.

How Prosecutors Buried Tamir Rice: Best #Cityreads of the Week

CityLab - ‎16.07.2016‎
The prosecutor pacing in front of the witness was holding a toy gun that looked like a real gun, which was the same kind of toy the boy had been playing with the day he got shot. A rookie Cleveland police officer had fired twice at close range, and one ...
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Black Lives Matter: What's next

Washington Post - ‎22.07.2016‎
As much of the nation on Thursday focused its eyes on Cleveland for the final night of the Republican National Convention, protesters with the Movement for Black Lives - often referred to as the Black Lives Matter protest movement - took to the ...
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Tamir Rice's mother on Donald Trump: 'I wish he wasn't coming here'

The Guardian - ‎18.07.2016‎
Local Republicans argue the reforms that occurred after Tamir's death have begun to unite the city. “There were protests here,” said Doug Magill, a spokesman for the Cuyahoga County Republican party, who applied for the convention to come to Cleveland ...
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There's Something Disturbing About The Way Cops Act Just After They've Shot Somebody

Huffington Post - ‎22.07.2016‎
But as scene after scene unfolds on shaky screens and in grainy contours, another element of the violence is beginning to come into focus: the pattern of officers showing no concern for the person they have shot, often fatally. ... “When Tamir's mother ...

GQ article claims Tamir Rice shooting grand jury process was 'cover up'

cleveland.com - ‎15.07.2016‎
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A feature story published Thursday in GQ magazine claims that Cuyahoga County prosecutors tried to make the police shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice "disappear" by orchestrating a cover up. "Maybe you heard about the Tamir ...

Why Black Clevelanders Were MIA at the RNC

ColorLines magazine - ‎22.07.2016‎
With rows of police standing in front of Republican National Convention protestors shouting hateful statements about Black people in the middle of downtown Cleveland's Public Square, Frances Caldwell just shook her head when a group of White people ...
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Cleveland's Blame Game Before the Trumpocalypse

New Republic - ‎14.07.2016‎
But in Cleveland, there's no doubt that a massive shake-up to civic life in this city arrived in late 2014 with a one-two punch: the November shooting of Tamir Rice and, less than two weeks later, the announcement of a Department of Justice consent ...

When Will Black Women Start Protesting For Themselves?

MadameNoire - ‎24.07.2016‎
Now, I'm not going to suggest these brave WNBA players end their protest. But what I am going to point out is how our issues, as people, go far beyond what's happening in the national headlines. And there are a lot of ways to fight to ensure Black ...

Republican National Convention: Cleveland Studies Security Blueprint

Wall Street Journal - ‎17.07.2016‎
CLEVELAND—As attendees brace for the possibility of major protests at the Republican National Convention, organizers say they have studied the successes and failures of previous conventions, summits and special events in controlling crowds, managing ...
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RNC arrests: Duo accused of hitting police officers at flag burning, man who sneaked into Q appear in court

cleveland.com - ‎22.07.2016‎
He also did not have the proper credentials to get into the arena. U.S. Secret Service agents, an Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper and several Cleveland police officers interviewed Mitchell. He was unable to answer questions about how he got into the ...

The Security Challenge in Cleveland

The Atlantic - ‎16.07.2016‎
A judge ultimately deemed the 3.3-mile security zone around the arena excessive and unconstitutional because it didn't give protesters enough proximity to the site; demonstrators have a constitutional right to be seen and heard by the targets of their ...
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Protests in Cleveland on eve of GOP convention loud but not violent

Columbus Dispatch - ‎17.07.2016‎
In fact, when the line of officers on bicycles entered the protest march on Euclid Avenue, one marcher said, "Look at all these cops.
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