Showing posts with the label Cleveland police killings cruel and unusual punishment of mentally ill

Community activists to rally for Tanisha Anderson, whom Cleveland police killed in custody, at 5 pm December 11 on the sidewalk at 1372 Ansel Road in Cleveland, the U.S. Department of Justice report found that Cleveland police subject mentally ill people like Anderson to cruel and unusual punishment

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   ( ) /   ( )  CLEVELAND, Ohio - Community activists, led by the Oppressed People's Nation, the Imperial Women Coalition, the Greater Cleveland Immigrant Support Network, Puncture the Silence and Revolution Books, will rally at 5 pm on Thursday, Dec 11 at the intersection of Superior and Ansel  Roads in Cleveland, near where Tanisha Anderson was killed by Cleveland police some three weeks ago.  Anderson, who was Black,  was slammed to the sidewalk and killed while in custody after police came to the family home for a alleged non-violent mental health disturbance. The family said that they sought an ambulance through a 9-11- call, but police came instead, Police killed Anderson when she objec