The Tamir Rice Afrocentric Cultural Center will help usher children into the future her son will never have.
I know we need real action, and I refuse to endorse any candidate that offers less. It's why I won't accept plans for more "community police" as positive solutions when it was the police that killed my son. I cannot settle for partial solutions and lip service.
Nonetheless, I get dis-eased when I see #BlackLivesMatter leaders yelling, screaming, interrupting or engaging in a politics
"I think it's quite sad that LeBron hasn't spoken out about my son.”
"We mourn for Tamir, and for all of the black people who have been killed by the police without justice.”
Sandra Bland's family has filed a wrongful death suit, but the Department of Justice should conduct an independent investigation into Bland's death and an independent prosecutor should handle the case
Justice cannot breathe when Black men and boys and women and girls are routinely profiled, abused, arrested, and killed with impunity by police officers. We must stop this. We must protect the lives of our young people -- all of them.
It is terrifying to consider that it takes the body of a black woman hanging dead in a jail cell -- over a traffic violation no less -- to finally get national attention on the issue of racist, police brutality against us.
On the eve of the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth, the day commemorated for having the last enslaved Blacks freed in America, it's time we seriously address the vitriolic legacies of white supremacy.
h/t Daily Kos The body of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old boy shot to death by police in Cleveland, Ohio, has been cremated, six