Tamir Rice

Roland Martin sat down with  David Oyelowo to talk about the Martin Luther King, Jr. biopic, “Selma” and shares his thoughts about the playing the role…

Waltrina Middleton knew holding a vigil on Christmas would be difficult as she looked out at the small gathering on Public Square. “If I have to walk alone and walk by myself those three miles, I will,” she said. As it turned out, she was joined by about a dozen others. They walked from the […]

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Andrew Hawkins made a bold statement while taking the field on Sunday, and the head of the Cleveland Police Union is demanding an apology. While running out of the tunnel at FirstEnergy Stadium, Hawkins wore a shirt that read, “Justice for Tamir Rice – John Crawford.” In response, Jeff Follmer Police […]

The Department of Justice has announced a new set of  rules to help curb racial profiling by federal law enforcement officials. These guidelines instruct federal law…

Samaria Rice says she wants police involved in the shooting death of her 12-year-old son, Tamir, to be convicted. Her comments came during a press conference yesterday, marking the first time she’s publicly spoken on the incident. “My child doesn’t do things like that. I don’t allow that type of toy in my house around […]

Roland Martin, host of “NewsOne Now,” delivered an inspirational commentary about the current fight for social justice in the aftermath of the deaths of Mike Brown,…

Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old boy who was shot and killed by a Cleveland police officer at the Cudell Recreation Center, was laid to rest Wednesday morning. His funeral began at 11 a.m. at the Mount Sinai Baptist Church at 7510 Woodland Ave. in Cleveland. Tamir was shot and killed by police who were responding to […]

Cleveland Police shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice within seconds of encountering him. Rice was brandishing a toy gun. Surveillance video acquired from a youth center across…

  Police officials Wednesday released the audio and video recordings of Saturday’s deadly shooting at the Cudell Recreation Center, in response to requests from the family of Tamir Rice.The 12-year-old boy was fatally shot by a Cleveland Officer at the playground on West Boulevard. In the original 911 call, the caller tells police “there is a […]

The City of Cleveland and police will release the video showing Saturday’s deadly police shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice at a press conference at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the city’s communications command center on St. Clair Avenue. Officials made the announcement at a community meeting Tuesday night at the Cudell Recreation Center. The video is […]

  During a news conference at the Justice Center Monday Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson offered condolences to the family of Tamir Rice. “I want us to remember that a 12-year-old child lost a life,” said Mayor Frank Jackson. 12-yea- old Tamir was shot Saturday afternoon by a Cleveland police officer responding to a 911 call […]

  The incident in which a 12-year-old boy was shot and killed by a Cleveland Police officer was captured on surveillance video, according to the police. The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Officer has identified the child as Tamir Rice, 12, of Cleveland. Cleveland Police Patrolman Association president Jeff Follmer said the boy died at the hospital early Sunday […]