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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