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Are Cleveland's Cops Ready For The Trump Show? Concerns Rise

The Huffington Post | Scott Conroy | Posted 05.17.2016 | Politics

With Donald Trump at center stage as the unofficial master of ceremonies, event organizers can be fairly certain that this summer’s Republican Natio...

No Justice for Tamir Rice

Tio Hardiman | Posted 10.20.2015 | Politics
Tio Hardiman

There appears to be no justice for Tamir Rice considering the recent finding by the courts in Columbus, Ohio. This decision represents a big slap in the face for the Rice Family since the killing was captured on video.

Tamir Rice Investigation Turning Into Another Ferguson, Family's Lawyer Says

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 10.14.2015 | Black Voices

The investigation into the fatal shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice threatens to unfold like the controversial Ferguson, Missouri, grand jury investig...

Activists Criticize Prosecutor In Charge Of Tamir Rice Report

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.12.2015 | Politics

CLEVELAND, Oct 11 (Reuters) - An Ohio prosecutor handling the fatal shooting by police of a 12-year-old boy while he played with a replica pistol was ...

Prosecutor Faults Judge After Cop Acquitted In Death Of 2 Unarmed Suspects

Associated Press | Posted 05.31.2015 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — While acknowledging he can't appeal an acquittal, an Ohio prosecutor says a judge made serious errors before finding a Cleveland po...

The Cleveland Police Department and the Consent Decree

Cheryl Dorsey | Posted 05.27.2016 | Black Voices
Cheryl Dorsey

Nearly six months after the murder of Tamir Rice, Officer Loehmann has yet to be interviewed regarding the incident. I guess the "culture change" has resulted in "less secrecy" -- not. Chief Williams, why hasn't Loehmann been interviewed?

Cleveland Clergy Demand Action After Brelo's Not Guilty Verdict

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 05.27.2015 | Religion

Religious leaders in Cleveland are demanding action after a policeman charged with shooting two unarmed black citizens was acquitted Saturday. Lead...

Ryan J. Reilly

Cleveland Police Agree To Rein In Force Under Justice Department Agreement | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 05.26.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The city of Cleveland has reached an agreement with the U.S. Justice Department intended to rein in the use of force by officers in a po...

Investigation Of Tamir Rice's Death Is Mostly Complete, Sheriff Says

Reuters | Kim Palmer | Posted 05.13.2015 | Black Voices

CLEVELAND, May 12 (Reuters) - An Ohio sheriff looking into the death of a 12-year-old boy shot by two Cleveland police officers while he played with a...

1 Dead, 4 Hurt In Cleveland Shooting

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 05.12.2015 | Crime

Five people, including a pregnant woman, were reportedly shot in front of a Cleveland apartment building on Mother's Day. According to Fox 8, the i...

Being A Person Who Stutters Shouldn't Hold You Back When Pursuing A Career

Madeline Wahl | Posted 03.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Madeline Wahl

I grew up with a stutter. Does this mean I shouldn't have pursued journalism because I stutter? Does this mean I shouldn't conduct interviews, speak up in meetings or ask questions when I want more clarification?

Dominique Mosbergen

Death Of Mentally Ill Woman In Police Custody Ruled A Homicide | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 01.08.2015 | Crime

The death of Tanisha Anderson, the Cleveland woman who died in police custody late last year, has been ruled a homicide. According to the Northeast...

Why Rants on Sharpton, NAN and the #JusticeForAll March Are Immature, Insensitive and Irresponsible

Reverend Charles E. Williams II | Posted 02.18.2015 | Black Voices
Reverend Charles E. Williams II

I honor the enthusiasm, the tenacity, vigilance of all who have marched, took rubber bulletts, made financial sacrifices, and found strength to go on anyhow. But as you assess where you are, and you find that this work is in your purpose, grab hold to your lane and stay in it with consistency and persistency.

Nick Wing

What The Justice Department Finds When It Investigates City Police Is Truly Disturbing | Nick Wing | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics

What might they find if they investigated more city police departments?

Dana Liebelson

Feds Find Shocking, Systemic Brutality, Incompetence In Cleveland Police Department | Dana Liebelson | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In recent years, Cleveland police officers have punched a 13-year-old boy who was in handcuffs for shoplifting and shot at an unarmed ki...

The Failure of the Rule of Law: Joshua "Skelly" Stafford Sentenced 10 years for Terrorism

Vivien Lesnik Weisman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Vivien Lesnik Weisman

One could argue that a 10-year sentence for the horrific act of attempting to blow up a bridge is too light a sentence. But in the case that has come to be known as the Cleveland 4, one would be dead wrong.

Community Shocked After Deadly Shooting

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 12.04.2012 | Crime

Cleveland Police are investigating an incident in which officers fired 137 bullets at a pair of suspects, killing them. According to police, an un...

John Celock

Ohio Issue 2 Creates Strange Bedfellows At Occupy Cleveland | John Celock | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

The battle to repeal Ohio's controversial collective bargaining law is being credited with creating a good relationship between Occupy Cleveland and C...