Tamir Rice was a twelve year-old boy who loved to play basketball and draw. He was playing in a park near his home on November 22, 2014, when he was shot and killed by Cleveland police at 3:30 pm. Officers gave him no commands; they shot him within seconds of arriving on the scene. The officers who killed Tamir have never been charged.
Tamir's family is calling for a national day of action on the anniversary of his death to demand that Prosecutor McGinty step down and appoint a special prosecutor, that all footage in the case be released, and that the officers involved be fired and arrested.
We are inviting neighbors, families and their children to join us at Frog Park Playground in Rockridge, 5300 Claremont Ave. Oakland (adjacent to the Temescal Sunday Farmers Market) this Sunday, November 22 at 12:00 pm.
We want to engage our community and our children in meaningful conversations about systemic racism, hold space for the life and loss of Tamir Rice, as well as call Prosecutor McGinty to ask him to step down.
This is a family-friendly gathering and people are encouraged to bring their children.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
5300 Claremont Ave
Oakland , CA 94618
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