Samaria Rice

12 year old Tamir Rice of Cleveland, Ohio lost his life, shot and killed at the hands of a police officer, because Tamir Rice was doing what children do and that’s play with toys. In the case the toy Tamir Rice was playing with was a toy gun. Although the officer that killed Tamir Rice was let […]

How much more can one family take?  How many more fights/road blocks can be thrown at a family?  In the case of Samaria Rice she has been fighting for justice in the death of her 12 year old son Tamir Rice since the day police officer Timothy Loehmann took his life in Cleveland, OH in […]

The mother of 12 year old Tamir Rice that was slain by a Cleveland police officer in 2014, Samaria Rice after Lil Baby’s Grammy performance on Sunday, couldn’t hold her feelings on things she felt since the passing of Tamir Rice and she took to her social media to blast Tamika Mallory, Attorney Ben Crump and others, […]

The name Tamir Rice became worldly known for all the wrong reasons when the 12 year old was killed by white Cleveland police officer Timothy Loehmann in November of 2014. A Cuyahoga County grand jury declined to bring criminal charges against Timothy Loehmann and his partner Frank Garmback in December 2015. Then Cuyahoga County Prosecutor […]

With the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and Rayshard Brooks to name a few in 2020, at the hands of law enforcement that were hired to protest and serve us, sparking protest all over the world in the name of systemic racism, unfortunately there were others that came before them that justice […]

CLEVELAND — In 2014, while standing behind a Cleveland police badge outside the Cudell Recreation Center, Timothy Loehmann saw Samaria Rice’s 12-year-old son Tamir holding an airsoft pistol and shot and killed him. “Timothy murdered my son, he should be indicted and in jail,” said Samaria Rice. Cleveland Division of Police fired Loehmann in 2017, […]

CLEVELAND – Timothy Loehmann, the Cleveland police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014, has withdrawn his application to become a part-time police officer in Bellaire, Ohio. “As of this afternoon, Timothy Loehmann has withdrawn his application in Bellaire,” Rice’s mother Samaria Rice said during a news conference Wednesday afternoon. “Hopefully, he […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Tamir Rice would have turned 16 years old in June. The 12-year-old was gunned down by Cleveland police after they received reports of an armed person outside Cuddell Recreation Center in November 2014. It turned out to be a toy gun. The two officers involved were not criminally charged in the shooting. […]

CLEVELAND — The mother of 12-year-old Tamir Rice is taking a stance in the Cleveland mayoral race amid the police endorsement of candidate Zack Reed. Samaria Rice was joined by attorney Subodh Chandra for a Monday morning news conference in which the duo demanded Reed “disavow, repudiate and reject the endorsement of that extremist anti-police […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Samaria Rice, the mother of the 12-year-old who was fatally shot by two Cleveland police officers, reacted to discipline that was handed down Tuesday. “I’m relieved that Loehmann was fired, as he should be,” said Rice. “Now we all must get involved to create a safer community.” During a news conference Tuesday, […]

The group of women endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. There was a lot of buzz around last night’s Democratic National Convention, with high-profile names like former president Bill Clinton and Attorney General Eric Holder slated for speeches. But one of the most powerful and somber moments of the night came from a core group of nine Black women — […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The gazebo where Tamir Rice, 12, was shot by Cleveland police November 2014 will be torn down. Samaria Rice, the mother of Tamir, told Cleveland 19 News back in September she wanted the gazebo to come down. “It needs to be torn down. It needs to be torn down. It’s a bad thing,” […]