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Tamir Rice protesters picket the home of Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty as Congresswoman Marcia Fudge accuses McGinty of tainting the grand jury outcome....United Pastors in Mission uninvite McGinty to private Tamir Rice meeting....State Representative John Barnes Jr. says that no indictment in the Tamir Rice case is a shocking tragedy, and community activists Ada Averyhart of the Imperial Women Coalition and the Carl Stokes Brigade and Al Porter of Black on Black Crime Inc., who were among those that picketed the home of McGinty, comment also to Cleveland Urban News.Com and say that McGinty must go....Community activists thank Fudge for her assertive stance against the embattled McGinty....By Cleveland Urban News.Com Editor-in-Chief Kathy Wray Coleman

Greater Cleveland community activists prepare to picket the home of Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty in Cleveland, Ohio on the city's west side after a county grand jury, per McGinty's recommendation, refused to indict two White Cleveland cops involved in the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. Protesters are also calling for county voters to vote McGinty, who is White, out of office this year as he seeks a second four- year term. The Cuyahoga County Democratic Party blocked an endorsement last month of the embattled prosecutor.  Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (D-OH), a Warrensville Heights Democrat    who has accused Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty of tainted the grand jury out come in the Tamir Rice case. The congresswoman, who is Black, is leading an effort to unseat McGinty during this year's March Democratic primary.                  The Reverend Larry Macon Sr., senior pastor at the Mt Zion Church of Oakwood Village and presi