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Cleveland police kill 12-year-old Black boy, Black boys and men are 21 times more likely than Whites to get shot dead by police, shooting comes on heels of settlement of lawsuit on 137 shots Williams, Russell deadly Cleveland police shooting, and the killing of Tanisha Anderson while in police custody

Pictured is 12-year-old Tamir Rice, whom Cleveland police shot and killed on Nov. 22 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-A rookie Cleveland police officer has shot and killed a BB gun wielding 12-year-old boy who was Black, raising questions on whether the Cleveland Police Department is out of control and whether Black boys are at risk for inadvertent or deadly-force-type Cleveland police killings. The replica gun was an air-soft BB gun, a toy gun, police said. A 2012 study reviewed by ProPublica that analyzed federal data of public shootings reveals that on a national scale, Black men and b