During the Tamir Rice protest in downtown Cleveland, on December 29, 2015, police officer Brian Dorin, after using his cop car to "win" a game-of-chic...
This difference, of how our society perceives black and white children is what makes the juxtaposition of Couch and Rice particularly compelling. The individuals within the cogs of the criminal justice system examining the liability of Officers Loehmann and Garmback in the death of Tamir Rice absolved them of responsibility in Rice's tragic death.
This latest call for social change goes much deeper than Ms. Rice's plea to LeBron. I live in Cleveland and some folks think LeBron should do whatever is asked of him as if he owes us something. LeBron doesn't owe us sh*t.
As the NBA season heats up this winter, some basketball fans are ready for a fast break. In the case of these b-ball getaways, traveling is actually a good thing. Here are five dream destinations for basketball fans.
I actually admire James' decision to stay quiet on a situation that he has little knowledge on, rather than giving an uninformed opinion. In my opinion, James demonstrated exactly why we should not expect athletes to be voices when it comes to serious social issues.
Speaking as a coalition of world leaders (absent the United States), it has come to our attention that Americans appear to be up against an intractable and irritable problem, a problem which, if not solved in a timely fashion, may well carry over into matters of state far beyond your borders.
This week's episode of KCRWs "Scheer Intelligence" features Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer in conversation with Dennis Kucinich, Ohio's eight-term congressman and two-time Democratic presidential candidate, who reveals tales about the underbelly of politics going back to his days as the "Boy Mayor" of Cleveland on the late 1970s.
Cleveland, Ohio. Rarely at the top of "Bucket List" travel destinations, the birthplace of Superman- according to the life-size exhibit in the bagga...
I recently entered a contest that Time Out New York held to find its latest and greatest blogger. The entry for the contest involved writing a piece a...
This went down badly (not just "tragically," as one of the experts put it) and the officers should be held accountable. An independent investigation would have asked the question: If the 911 caller could see that the "suspect" was a child, and the gun "probably a fake," why couldn't trained police officers see that?
As I watch the Cleveland Orchestra members take their places and tune their instruments, some decorated with inlaid Jewish stars, I think about the lives of those who perished, each one a person with a family, each one loved, each one trained to play the violin.
Bonnie MacBird 'found' Art in the Blood - A Sherlock Holmes Adventure, as a manuscript hidden in a forgotten tome of Victorian medical lore, and has brought us another adventure of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's great consulting detective Sherlock Holmes, as narrated by his companion, Dr. John Watson.
I'll admit, when I first heard about Hamm and his mission to take tattoo preservation mainstream, I was a little weirded out. But as I thought more about it, it struck me as something greater. After all, what's more poetic than literally leaving a piece of your body behind for your loved ones to cherish?
On this tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, many observers are recognizing the renaissance of a city most people thought would never recover.
We admit it: even though we love to travel more than anything else in the world, some places just rub us the wrong way.