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TheGrio has launched a special series called #BlackonBlue to examine the relationship between law enforcement and African-Americans. Our reporters and videographers will investigate police brutality and corruption while also exploring local and national efforts to improve policing in our communities. Join the conversation, or share your own story, using the hashtag #BlackonBlue. An Ohio police officer who stopped himself from shooting a black child when he realized he was holding […]

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It’s a sorry state of affairs when mainstream media outlets are praising public servants for performing their jobs adequately, but that’s apparently where we are in 2018.

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Black Americans and white Americans don’t experience race the same way. Given that, it should surprise no one that we don’t speak or think about it similarly. We have to find a way to bridge that divide.

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Timothy Loehmann is the man who shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice less than two seconds after arriving on the scene of a Cleveland playground (the police cruiser was still moving).

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The mother of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old boy who was killed by an ex-Cleveland police officer in 2014, wants to have a chat with the rural police department that is hiring the cop who fired the fatal shot. Samaria Rice tells Mic that she has plans to travel to Bellaire, Ohio, a village on the West Virginia […]

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Timothy Loehmann, the former Cleveland Police officer who killed Tamir Rice, a 12-year old child who as playing with a toy gun on a playground in Cleveland, Ohio, has found a new job. According to the Wheeling News-Register, Loehmann has been hired to work  part time at the police department in Bellaire, Ohio—a small, rural town across the […]

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The police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice has been hired as part-time police officer in Bellaire, a village in southeastern Ohio.

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Every now and again, social media provides some distraction from the daily divisive politics and […]

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The Black community has an inability to address LGBTQ murders with as much fervor and anger as those who are heterosexual's experiencing police violence.

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Timothy Loehmann was fired for lying on his publication, but not for the fatal shooting

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LiAngelo Ball left UCLA earlier this week rather than serve out his suspension from the basketball program for allegedly shoplifting during a team trip to China. The 19-year-old is reportedly training for the NBA draft, preparing to launch his own line of the family’s Big Baller Brand shoes and presumably figuring out a world of […]

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Even at 6 feet 4 and 274 pounds, Seattle Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett isn’t […]

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While y’all were enjoying your holiday weekend, your boy was working. May 26, I filled in for Bomani Jones. Sunday, The Morning Roast was in full swing. And Monday, Aaron Dodson joined me for The Dan Le Batard Show. If the White House were the Titanic, the lifeboats would all be long gone by now. […]

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The city of Cleveland has fired one police officer and suspended a second involved in the shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.

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CLEVELAND (AP) — The City of Cleveland has fired one police officer and suspended a […]

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The two officers involved in the shooting of Tamir Rice are the subjects of two newly released videos from the lawyer representing the Rice family.

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CLEVELAND (AP) — A 911 dispatcher who took a call that led to a white police officer's fatal shooting of a 12-year-old black boy outside a recreation center has been suspended for eight days...

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The 911 dispatcher who took the call about 12-year-old Tamir Rice now faces suspension for allegedly failing to report crucial information to the officers who responded to the call. Constance Hollinger, the dispatcher who took the call, is facing possible disciplinary action because she did not tell responding officers that the caller who had reported […]

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When 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick began sitting down during the national anthem in the NFL preseason, few noticed. It wasn’t until his team’s third preseason game that his quiet protest quickly became public. Some critics pounced, shouting that the QB’s demonstration was unwarranted, disrespectful and inappropriate. On September 16th, less than one month after Kapernick’s protest […]

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The fatal police shooting of a 13-year-old Columbus boy who officers said pulled a BB gun from his waistband that looked like a real weapon will be investigated thoroughly to determine if charges are warranted...

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio responding to a report of an armed robbery shot and killed a 13-year-old boy who they said pulled a gun from his waistband that was later determined to be a BB gun...

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Got another podcast done. This time, Domonique Foxworth joined the squad. We talked about fall television, the Basketball Hall of Fame and national anthem protests. Give it a listen here. Also, I was on SportsCenter on Tuesday night. Check it out. It’s been nearly two years since Tamir Rice was killed by police in Cleveland. […]

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Perhaps the most recognizable gazebo in the world sits in a city park in Cleveland. It’s not an architectural marvel or a real-life postcard where bands play Sousa marches on the Fourth of July. No, this gazebo is famous for another reason: It is where Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old African-American boy carrying a toy gun, […]

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Cleveland Browns receiver Andrew Hawkins talked to one person about his decision to come out of the players’ tunnel wearing a black shirt with white font spelling out the names Tamir Rice and John Crawford on the front. His mother was scared for him. He was scared for himself, and cried as he thought through […]

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Geneva Reed-Veal, Lucia McBath, Sybrina Fulton and six other “Mothers of the Movement” took the stage at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Clad mainly in black, the nine mothers used their platform to support Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and continue the conversations about police brutality and the unjust killings of African-Americans. The mothers […]

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After the recent shootings of unarmed black people, the BlackLivesMatter protests, and the ongoing debate over police brutality, Ava DuVernay, Ryan Coogler, David Oyelowo, Lala Anthony, Boris Kodjoe, Terrance J and other prominent black entertainers are coming together and speaking on these topics. –Creed Director Ryan Coogler hosts star-studded #JusticeForFlint event Blackout for Human Rights […]

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It started with J.R. Smith, then it spread to Kyrie Irving. Next thing we knew, Iman Shumpert was showing off, too. Mo Williams then jumped in on the fun. As the NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers celebrated with their hometown fans in downtown Cleveland on Wednesday, the hyperbole was flying about the rebirth of the city, […]

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