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Injustice In Cleveland: Official Jamie Marquardt Fired For Saying He Wishes He Had Killed Tamir Rice

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A Cleveland emergency medical services supervisor named Jamie Marquardt has been officially terminated Friday following disturbing comments he made on Facebook where he not only defended Officer Timothy Loehmann’s actions in fatally shooting Rice, but disgustingly espouses his desire to have  had the chance to shoot “the little criminal.” Monday, …

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Black Lives Matter In Politics-Primaries in IL, OH Knock Out Prosecutors Obstructing Justice for Tamir Rice, Laquan McDonald

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During Democratic primaries on Tuesday, voters sent a strong message to the prosecutors responsible in the cases of Laquan McDonald and Tamir Rice.  Both the Cook County State’s Attorney in Illinois, Anita Alvarez and Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty in Ohio were defeated by opponents in the democratic party. The downfall …

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Officer Brian Dorin Under Investigation For Threatening Activists Demonstrating For Tamir Rice “You Want To Be The Next One?”

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Brian Dorin, a Cleveland officer we first reported on for threatening to run over and shoot activists, is now being investigated by a civilian review board for his alleged misconduct.  Alana Belle, the student activist at whom the officer directed his threat,  filed the complaint against Officer Dorin. Via Huffington Post: …

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NY Daily News/Shaun King: American police killed, brutalized so many people that it’s hard to keep up

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At what point do we as a society look in the mirror and realize that progress isn’t inevitable? At what point do we realize that direct actions are needed to bring about real, lasting change for all Americans brutalized by our criminal justice/law enforcement systems? Immediately, we can only hope… …

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