Cop Killings Bear Strange Fruit for the Families of Black Victims
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Cop Killings Bear Strange Fruit for the Families of Black Victims

By Jeffrey L. Boney (NNPA News Wire Columnist) I’m about to be extremely facetious! We’re…

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Police Dispatcher in Tamir Rice Case Resigns
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Police Dispatcher in Tamir Rice Case Resigns

Phil Trexler, WKYC-TV Cleveland via USA TODAY     CLEVELAND (USA Today) — The dispatcher…

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Child Watch: 10 Rules to Help Black Boys Survive
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Child Watch: 10 Rules to Help Black Boys Survive

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   Like so many, I have been deeply disturbed…

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Attendees of First Black Lives Matter Conference in Cleveland Hosed with Pepper Spray After Protesting Nearby Arrest of 14-Year-Old
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Judge: Enough Evidence to Charge Police in Black Boy’s Death
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Judge: Enough Evidence to Charge Police in Black Boy’s Death

MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge said Thursday that enough evidence exists…

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Cleveland Group to Announce Court Filing Seeking Charges in Tamir Rice Killing
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Cleveland Group to Announce Court Filing Seeking Charges in Tamir Rice Killing

  CLEVELAND, Ohio (Cleveland.com) – A group of community leaders, clergy and civil rights activists…

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Cleveland, on the Brink
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Cleveland, on the Brink

Jamil Smith, THE NEW REPUBLIC   CLEVELAND (The New Republic) — Before last week, the…

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Samaria Rice on Loving and Losing Her Son, Tamir
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Samaria Rice on Loving and Losing Her Son, Tamir

(Ebony) – “I sent two children to play that day and only one came back.”…

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Probe of Police Death of Boy, 12, Now in Prosecutors’ Hands
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Probe of Police Death of Boy, 12, Now in Prosecutors’ Hands

MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — The investigation into the fatal shooting of a…

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Community Policing at Center of Cleveland Police Reform Plan
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Community Policing at Center of Cleveland Police Reform Plan

MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — The centerpiece of an agreement between the city…

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