A message from NDCC District Vice-Chair Carol Fulton to all those who are interested:
Last year, Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old, was killed by Cleveland police. His death was senseless, unnecessary, and preventable. The officers who killed him have never been charged. Last week, it was leaked that the "experts" investigating the case deemed his murder reasonable. In response, Tamir's family has called for a new, independent prosecutor.
SURJ, a national network of groups and individuals organizing for racial justice, has created a petition to put pressure on the prosecutor's office and demand justice for Tamir.
They need our help in getting the petition out to as many people as possible. After you’ve signed the petition, take a minute to post it on social media. If we all share this, we have the capacity to reach tens of thousands of folks across racial lines who want justice for Tamir. In supporting Tamir's family, you will be adding your voice to a multi-racial movement for racial justice.
Here's the petition: http://www.showingupforracialjustice.org/tamir_rice?recruiter_id=19254
We must not, in trying to think about how we can made a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee.
~ Marian Wright Edelman ~
Many thanks for actively supporting Tamir Rice's family in their search for justice.
Local SURJ Leader