Vigil for Tamir Rice at City Heights

Reporting San Diego

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Dec 3, 2015 (San Diego) An Ohio grand jury found that officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback of the Cleveland Police did nothing wrong in the shooting death of 12 year old Tamir Rice. This led to a series of vigils, in honor or Rice, across the nation. There was anger in the community, not just in Clevealnd, but here in San Diego.

DSC_6037 Wadell reading his poem

We are starting with a poem by Michael Wadell, entitled “Eulogy for a 12 Year Old Boy.” We are including the sound of the first time this was performed. We are hosting this with permission.

Police violence is a reality, according to members of communities of color. According to residents in San Diego, disparity in the treatment of people continues. Whether we are talking to Desiree Grant, who’s son was abused by Campus Police for San Diego Unified School…

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