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Tamir Rice death by Cleveland police ruled a homicide a day before his mother takes center stage at March on Washington, Cleveland activists go in support of Rice, others, Samaria Rice joins stage with Sharpton, mothers of Michael Brown, Trayvon Martin, Eric Garner: Activist Ada Averyhart, 80, says Mayor Jackson better do something about Cleveland police, and that it will get worse before it gets better, says the mayor needs support and that she still supports him

From left: Lesley McSpadden , the mother of slain police victim and Ferguson,  Missouri teen Michael Brown, the Rev. Al Sharpton, a Civil Rights icon, MSNBC political host and president of the New York-based National Action Network,  Sabrina Fulton,  the mother of  police victim and  slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin, and Samaria Rice, the mother of slain unarmed 12-year-old Cleveland police victim Tamir Rice By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News.Com, and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News, Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and newspaper blog.  Tel: (216) 659-0473. Kathy Wray Coleman is a community activist, educator and 21-year investigative journalist who trained at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio for 17 years.   ( ) /   ( )  Tamir Rice WASHINGTON, D.C.- A day after a Cuyahoga County coroner formally ruled the police killing of her son a homicide, the  

Tamir Rice funeral is today, December 3, Congresswoman Marcia Fudge demands more transparency, federal monitoring of Cleveland Police Department, Rice was killed by police

By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief,  Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog,  O hio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog  K a thy Wray Coleman is  a community activist and 20 year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.  ( ) /   ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-The open-to- the-public  memorial service for 12-year-old Cleveland police fatal shooting victim Tamir Rice, who was Black and unarmed when he was gunned down by police on Nov 22 at a public  playground on the city's largely White west side, is today, Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 11 am at  Mount Sinai Baptist Church on Cleveland's east side. Viewing was Sunday afternoon at Gaines Funeral Home. Rice had a toy pellet gun that he allegedly was pointing at people before police arrived following a 9-1-1 call,  though surveillance video shows no crowd when police zoo