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Ferguson protesters join Clevelanders to rally for Tamir Rice, against police shootings, and the police killings nationally of unarmed Black men and boys: Protesters storm Tower City, Walmart, block traffic, spar with Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams, who calmed protesters, two on-duty NYPD police officers killed the same day, the Rev Al Sharpton comments: Indigent Blacks denied counsel in Berea, Bedford and Cleveland Heights courts with support from Cleveland NAACP officials and its attorneys

A protester rallies for 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was shot and killed by Cleveland police on Nov. 22 for sporting a pellet toy gun at a public park on the city's largely White west side. Several events over the weekend drew protesters as far away as Ferguson, Missouri to the largely Black major metropolitan city of Cleveland, and highlighted police killings of unarmed Black men and boys throughout the country, including Michael Brown, and Eric Garner. Miles away, and in an unrelated incident in New York City, but also on Saturday afternoon, two on-duty New York police officers were shot and killed execution style by a suspected gunman who took his own life with a self inflicted gun shot wound. Read about both incidents in the below article by Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news. 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 n