Today marks the two-year anniversary of the death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was fatally shot by a White Cleveland police officer while playing with a toy gun.
"As a descendant of people who were denied the right to read, to now have the opportunity to serve and lead the institution that is the national symbol of knowledge, is a historic moment," Carla Hayden said at her swearing-in ceremony.
According to police, one of the officers fired several rounds into an alley, striking Tyre King. King was transported to Nationwide Children's Hospital and listed in critical condition, but did not survive.
Tamir Rice, was shot and killed in Cleveland by rookie police officer, Timothy Loehmann, back in November 2014. The Cudell Gazebo where Rice was killed has been commemorated by many over the years. Rice is still not forgotten. The recent mobile game app sensation, Pokémon Go, has also choosen to remember and commemorate Tamir Rice. […]
William Pretzer, the museum's senior History Curator, asked the city to delay demolition of the structure in an email Monday.
The video above shows Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson announcing the $6 million settlement for the November 2014 shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice at the hands of Cleveland police. The Rice family sued the city of Cleveland, the officers, and the dispatchers for wrongful death after a grand jury declined to indict Officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson […]
Beyonce To Feature Trayvon Martin, Mike Brown and Tamir Rice In New Video If you thought ‘Formation’ was the beginning and the end of Beyonce’s artistic political messaging, you thought wrong. Queen Bey reportedly will feature Tamir Rice, Mike Brown and Trayvon Martin in her new video, Vibe reports. Allegedly, the mothers of the slain children will hold […]
Tamir Rice's mother, Samaria Rice, declines to endorse a presidential candidate. Rice explained in a post that none of the solutions she's seen incorporates community input.
Marking a win for the Black Lives Matter movement in Cleveland, Ohio, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty lost his bid for re-election to Michael O'Malley.
The case of slain Cleveland boy Tamir Rice remains a curious matter in the state of Ohio, with news coming forth that the grand jury made potentially questionable moves. According to a new report, the jury neglected to vote on the charges against officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback and is the same jury that decided […]
Moved by the failure of a grand jury to indict Timothy Loehmann, the officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice, Maralee Bradley, the White adoptive mother of a Black son, posted an essay on her blog titled To the White Parents Of My Black Son’s Friends. Bradley wrote the controversial piece to share the steps she has taken to […]