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Emmett Till, Department of Justice

Remembering Emmett Till 63 Years After His Brutal Killing

by Christina Santi   Aug 28, 2018

Tuesday marks 63 years since the murder of 14-year-old Emmett Till, an African-American teen who was visiting his family in Money, Mississippi, for the... Read More

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Tamir Rice’s Mom Building Center to Honor Her Son

by Teddy Grant   May 22, 2018

The mother of Tamir Rice is honoring the memory of her son, who was shot and killed by a Cleveland cop in 2014 when... Read More

Officers kept toy guns in case of officer-involved shootings.

Baltimore Cops Kept BB Guns to Plant on Their Potential Shooting Victims

by #teamEBONY   Jan 30, 2018

In what appeared to be a real-life version of “Training Day,” a group of police officers admitted to corrupt behaviors that would allow themselves... Read More

Tamir Rice and the Value of Life

Cleveland Police Fire Cop Who Killed Tamir Rice

by #teamEBONY   May 30, 2017

The Cleveland police officer who fatally wounded 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014 as he played near his home was fired Tuesday, The New York Times reports.... Read More

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Tamir Rice Case: Officers Describe Shooting in Newly Released Videos

by #teamEBONY   Apr 25, 2017

One officer said he thought he was going to die. The other said he didn’t know it was a kid. Both are two cops who have... Read More

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Dispatcher Linked to Tamir Rice Police Shooting Death Suspended

by #teamEBONY   Mar 15, 2017

A Cleveland emergency dispatcher whose taking of a 911 call led to the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice was suspended for eight days... Read More

Tamir Rice’s Mother to Speak at Kent State

Tamir Rice’s Mother to Speak at Kent State

by #teamEBONY   May 04, 2016

Tamir Rice's mother will give the keynote speech at this year's commemoration of the 1970 shootings at Kent State University. Organizers of the commemoration, set... Read More

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Father of Tamir Rice Dismissed from Lawsuit

by #teamEBONY   Feb 03, 2016

The father of a 12-year-old Cleveland boy who was shot to death by police officers has been dismissed as a party to a lawsuit... Read More

So Why Hasn’t LeBron James Had Much to Say About Tamir Rice?

So Why Hasn’t LeBron James Had Much to Say About Tamir Rice?

by Marcus Lamar   Jan 07, 2016

LeBron James is accustomed to being NBA MVP, having held the title four times, but he needs to be valuable in a much bigger... Read More

Faces of Frustration: A Year of Racial Protest

Faces of Frustration: A Year of Racial Protest

by #teamEBONY   Dec 31, 2015

People across the country are expressing their outrage at the seeming disregard for Black life at the hands of police.  This year, we've witnessed... Read More