30 May '15, 5pm

This Week In Racism: Tamir Rice’s Family Charged Nearly $18,000 For His Body

This Week In Racism: Tamir Rice’s Family Charged Nearly $18,000 For His Body

Last week in this column I wrote about 12-year-old Tamar Rice , shot to death by Cleveland police for brandishing a fake weapon — an air gun. It gets worse. 1. It took half a year , but the family of Tamir Rice has decided to cremate the 12-year-old’s body. However, there’s a catch: unbelievably, they are being charged nearly $18,000 for storing the body during the six-month investigation, according to Daily Kos . First the police gun down on innocent boy, and then his parents must pay for the bullet-riddled body? It is the government who should pay for the child they murdered, not the boy’s family. If you agree, please sign the Care2 petition demanding that the city of Cleveland pay the body-storage bill and apologize to Mrs. Rice and her family. 2. And speaking of Cleveland police , on November 29, 2012, Officer Michael Brelo, who is white, stood on a car in East Clevela...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/this-week-in-racism-tamir-ric...

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