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Timothy Loehmann was not indicted for the shooting but was fired from the Cleveland department for lying about his poor job history as an officer.
The Tamir Rice Afrocentric Cultural Center will help usher children into the future her son will never have.
"12: The Tamir Rice Story" will explore the boy's death at the hands of police.
We are stuck in a loop of violence and injustice.
We cannot achieve any legal, political or social progress without legal, political and social consequences for individuals -- not just institutions.
Electing a president whom Colin Powell calls "an international pariah" might please those who like nothing better than "sticking it" to friends and enemies alike. Shall America model itself on Trump by being pathologically thin-skinned, stiffing our creditors, and evading responsibility? With such a leader, who needs enemies?
The not guilty verdict and acquittal of all charges against George Zimmerman in the case of Trayvon Martin, the decision
When one group of Americans is brutalized, there is no "justice for all." Every American is at risk. But last straw came when the Fraternal Order of Police chose to endorse Donald Trump for President.
There's a stark difference between raising white American children and black American children.
But when gun violence is perpetrated by uniformed police officers, the angle of light changes. We're not sure what to think. We see a political split. A national divide. Black Lives Matter. Blue Lives Matter.
“We wanted to give them the least amount of ammunition to oppose our message," he said.
"[The gazebo] is one of the strongest national symbols of the current era of civil rights and police brutality," an attorney for the family said.
A few months ago, most probably would have believed that Gaines' best course of action was to comply with the police in order to get herself and her children home safely. But "a few months ago" was before Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.
Under the current circumstances, BLM is not only a valid movement, but a direly needed one.