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Tamir Rice’s Mother Plans to Open Cultural Center for Children in Cleveland

Tamir Rice's Mother Plans to Open Cultural Center for Children in Cleveland

Its already been four years since 12-year-old Tamir Rice was executed by police officers in a Cleveland playground for just being Black. Although she was unable to achieve justice, his mother, Samaria Rice, is re-directing her reform strategy. Samaria would like to establish a new cultural center, named after her son, that will serve as […]

Michael Brown’s Mother Reportedly Considering Running for Ferguson Council

Michael Brown's Mother Reportedly Considering Running for Ferguson Council

Michael Brown’s mother, Lezley McSpadden, revealed that she’s considering running for Ferguson City Council. She made the announcement during a panel discussion at Harvard University on Monday night. She was prompted to mention her potential candidacy by the family’s attorney, Benjamin Crump. “What I’m contemplating is running for City Council of Ferguson,” she said, drawing applause and […]

Only 14 Days in 2017 Didn’t Include Someone Getting Killed by Police

OnlyDaysinDidn'tIncludeSomeoneGettingKilledbyPolice

A 2017 map of police violence was published on policeviolencereport.org, and it proves that there were only 14 days of the year that didn’t include someone getting gunned down by police. 14. The publication compiled data from “media reports, obituaries, public records, and databases like Fatal Encounters and the WashingtonPost.” The analysis was created to […]