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  • This funding included groups such as the Organization for Black Struggle and Missourians Organizing for Reform and Empowerment that supported protests in the wake of the shooting of Trayvon Martin, the death of Eric Garner, the shooting of Tamir Rice and the shooting of Michael Brown.Open Society Foundations-Wikipedia
  • Concerns specifically focused on the ability of the Cleveland Police Department to handle protests in the wake of the Tamir Rice and Michael Brelo cases, and a 2014 Department of Justice investigation that criticized the police department for having a pattern or practice of using "unreasonable and unnecessary force."2016 Republican National Convention-Wikipedia
  • Following the separate fatal police shootings of John Crawford III and Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old boy in Ohio, while each were holding BB guns, grand juries decided not to indict any of the officers involved.John Kasich-Wikipedia
  • On November 24, 2014, Anonymous shut down the Cleveland city website and posted a video after Tamir Rice, a twelve-year-old boy armed only with a BB gun, was shot to death by a police officer in a Cleveland park.Anonymous (group)-Wikipedia
  • Also in November, Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old African-American boy was shot and killed by a Cleveland police officer.Black Lives Matter-Wikipedia
  • An investigation done by Goldie Taylor of The Daily Beast detailed discrepancies in amounts raised for different charities such as a Haiti relief project, and in one case, starting a crowdfunding project for the family of Tamir Rice without their knowledge.Shaun King-Wikipedia
  • With lyrics like "and we hate po-po / Wanna kill us dead in the street fo sho, nigga" he makes it clear that he is supportive of the movement and the families of black men and women like Michael Brown, Sandra Bland, Tamir Rice, and others who have fallen victim to police brutality in the United States.To Pimp a Butterfly-Wikipedia
  • As bidding proceeded, purported bidders began using fake names such as "Donald Trump" and "Tamir Rice" to place large bids on the weapon, which were interpreted as a joke.George Zimmerman-Wikipedia
  • King has raised money for multiple causes including the Tamir Rice shooting, and various incidents where the Black Lives Matter movement has been involved.Shaun King-Wikipedia
  • In 2014, Black Lives Matter demonstrated against the deaths of numerous African Americans by police actions, including those of Dontre Hamilton, Eric Garner, John Crawford III, Michael Brown, Ezell Ford, Laquan McDonald, Akai Gurley, Tamir Rice, Antonio Martin, and Jerame Reid, among others.Black Lives Matter-Wikipedia
  • The grand jury system in the United States came under renewed criticism following three high-profile cases in 2014, where police officers caused the deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Tamir Rice.Grand juries in the United States-Wikipedia
  • In the author's note at the end of the novel, Adeyemi makes a call to emotion, telling the reader that "if [they] cried for Zulaikha ... cry for innocent children like Jordan Edwards, Tamir Rice, and Aiyana Stanley-Jones."Children of Blood and Bone-Wikipedia
  • These include protests against the deaths of Michael Brown, Tamir Rice, Eric Garner, Freddie Gray, and Korryn Gaines.Progressivism in the United States-Wikipedia
  • The deaths of Trayvon Martin, Micheal Brown, Tamir Rice, and Sandra Bland drew Thomas back to expand the project into a novel, which she titled after Tupac Shakur's "THUG LIFE" concept: "The Hate U Give Little Infants Fucks Everybody".The Hate U Give-Wikipedia
  • Samaria Rice, the mother of Tamir Rice, did not join the other mothers in their endorsement of Hillary Clinton.Mothers of the Movement-Wikipedia
  • In response to high-profile incidents such as the fatal shootings of Michael Brown, Aiyana Jones, Trayvon Martin, Laquan McDonald, Tamir Rice, and Walter Scott, and the death of Freddie Gray from a spinal-cord injury sustained in police custody, academics and journalists have denounced claims that America is post-racial.Post-racial America-Wikipedia
  • One hundred protesters joined a "United March for Justice" on September 19, linking DuBose's killing with the deaths of Tamir Rice, John Crawford, and Samantha Ramsey.Shooting of Samuel DuBose-Wikipedia
  • Following the Shooting of Tamir Rice in Cleveland, Ohio, Hands Up United co-founder Tory Russell noted that Hands Up United was not involved in "the civil rights movement" but the "oppressed peoples movement" which includes people of many different backgrounds including gays and those with low socioeconomic status with goals of improving bias within the judicial, legislative, and educational systems.Hands Up United-Wikipedia
  • He referenced the killings of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Tamir Rice, saying "police officers are members of the community they risk their lives to protect, and citizens in Ferguson and New York and Cleveland, they just want the same thing young people here marched for 50 years ago — the protection of the law."Barack Obama Selma 50th anniversary speech-Wikipedia
  • This story, compounded by the deaths of Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice, Michael Brown, and Sandra Bland were major influences on her novel The Hate U Give.Angie Thomas-Wikipedia
  • Specifically, the deaths of individuals such as Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Tamir Rice sparked a need for the conference among the African-American community.Movement for Black Lives-Wikipedia
  • The incident received local and international coverage, in part due to the time of its occurrence; the then-recent police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and the subsequent unrest there had attracted public attention, as did the death of Eric Garner in Staten Island, New York, and the shooting of Tamir Rice in Cleveland.Shooting of John Crawford III-Wikipedia
  • * November 22, 2014: Tamir Rice (Cleveland) was killed by police officers at the age of 12.Shooting bias-Wikipedia
  • In response to high-profile incidents such as the fatal shootings of Michael Brown, Aiyana Jones, Trayvon Martin, Laquan McDonald, Tamir Rice, and Walter Scott, and the death of Freddie Gray from a spinal-cord injury sustained in police custody, academics and journalists have denounced claims that America is post-racial.History of the United States (2008–present)-Wikipedia
  • Other past clients include the family of Martin Lee Anderson, an African-American teenager who died after a beating in 2006 by guards in a Florida youth detention center; the family of Genie McMeans, Jr., an African-American driver who died after being shot by a white state Trooper; the family of Ronald Weekley Jr., a 20-year-old African American skateboarder beaten by police in Venice, California; the family of Tamir Rice, an African-American youth who was killed by police in Cleveland, Ohio while holding an air gun (a replica of a real gun); and the family of Antonio Zambrano-Montes, an illegal immigrant from Mexico who was killed by three policeman in Pasco, Washington while throwing rocks.Benjamin Crump-Wikipedia
  • In 2015, Hearns appeared on Democracy Now! and All Things Considered, discussing the shooting of Tamir Rice.Elle Hearns-Wikipedia
  • During the event, Mallory recited a list of black men who were killed by police, including Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Tamir Rice.20th Anniversary of the Million Man March: Justice or Else-Wikipedia
  • But this activism "failed to prevent the death of Jordan Davis (Jacksonville, Florida), Michael Brown (Ferguson, Missouri), Tamir Rice (Cleveland, Ohio), Eric Garner (New York City) as well as countless others".Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin-Wikipedia
  • Gund's productions under her film production company include "Dispatches from Cleveland” about how communities in Cleveland united to fight for justice in the face of police violence after the death of Tamir Rice; Chavela about the life and legend of lesbian Mexican ranchera chanteuse Chavela Vargas; Emmy-nominated 'BORN TO FLY: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity (formerly "How to Become an Extreme Action Hero") about the life and work of choreographer Elizabeth Streb and What’s On Your Plate?, a documentary directed by Gund and two eleven-year-old girls about healthy, sustainable eating from a kid's perspective, which premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival and was featured in the Discovery Channel's Planet Green. Gund's documentary, A Touch of Greatness, about the revolutionary teaching practices of elementary school teacher Albert Cullum, was nominated for an Emmy.Catherine Gund-Wikipedia
  • The music video for "Warzone", produced by Antwanette McLaughlin and directed by Laurel Richardson, "imagines what it would look like if everyday white people were targeted by police. Taking that scenario one step further, we see reenactments of the murders of Tamir Rice (a 12-year-old killed by police, while playing with a toy gun in Cleveland), Eric Garner (who died after being placed in an apparent chokehold by NYC policemen) and Philando Castile (shot and killed by a St. Paul, Minnesota police officer during a traffic stop), with white actors in the victims's places. Footage of T.I. rapping the song's Black Lives Matter–inspired 'Hands up / Can't breathe" chorus is interspersed throughout." T.I. has said the video is in response to the "All Lives Matter" slogan: "We wanted to give 'the other side' -- and when I say the 'other side' I don't mean police, I don't mean white people, I mean people who think we're just overreacting, the 'All Lives Matter' people -- we wanted to give them the least amount of ammunition to oppose our message.Us or Else-Wikipedia

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