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Tanisha Anderson, 37 years old, tragically died on the night of the 12 November 2014. The death of Tanisha Anderson, the Cleveland woman who died in police custody late last year, has been ruled a homicide. Tamir Rice. Dear Mayor Edwin Lee, As healthcare professionals serving the people of San Francisco, we believe that police brutality in this city is a grave public health concern. The cause of death was listed as “sudden death in association with physical restraint in a prone position in association with ischemic heart disease and bipolar disorder with agitation”. 7 January 2015, Cops slam unarmed woman on the pavement, killing her in front of family This is our responsibility and duty. Pillow stated that “a short time later the woman stopped struggling and appeared to go limp. "Daughter of mentally ill Cleveland woman who died in police custody hopes for change," Cleveland.com 11-18-14 http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/11/daughter_of_mentally_ill_cleve.html
Over recent months there have been several killings with Cleveland police Department playing a role. Although, the Cleveland Police Department have stated that their Division of Police Use of Deadly Force Investigation Team are investigating the case. 17 November 2014, Cleveland woman with mental illness died after police used takedown move, brother says Letters may be edited and shortened for space. The woman’s family had reportedly called the cops for help after the 37-year-old began having a mental health episode. For the ones lost in 2020 and long ago, #SayTheirNames. as a result of being physically restrained in a prone position by Cleveland police. The very same people who've built American wealth have been, categorically suppressed. In addition to this, during the ‘takedown’ manoeuvre completed by the officers Tanisha’s nightgown lifted above her waist. Enough is enough. The media then disrespects the family by posting the victims mugshot or criminal record Alton Sterling 7/5/16 La.
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5 June 2015, Family file civil rights lawsuit against Cleveland authorities Justice; The retrial and arrest of Officer Sean Williams for the killing of John Crawford, prosecuted by a fair and impartial prosecutor. We stood vigil, led a 12-mile pilgrimage, and a three-day occupation of the Beavercreek Police station. Enough is Enough! And finally, file a complaint against The United States Government to answer for their crimes in front of all Nations! Tarika Wilson. 3. We will summon the United States government in front of the United Nations, as they have done in the past with countries of injustice beliefs and practices, to finally bring them to answer and compensate black, brown, and indigenous people on the injustices they have allowed throughout the centuries! Our power in the past few months has been in our perseverance. “Garner, Brown Decision Spark Calls for Grand Jury Reform,” U.S. News & World Report 12-12-2014, http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2014/12/12/after-eric-garner-michael-brown-decisions-calls-for-grand-jury-reform, 8. That’s why we are calling on the United Nations and the Organization of American States (OAS) to launch an independent investigation into the murder of Tony Robinson and racial disparities in Madison, WI, particularly the way police are used as an occupying force in Black communities. Copyright © 2020 4WardEverUK | Managed by First Stop Design / Family Web Pages Collective. script.setAttribute('data-npo-id', npo); Law enforcement and racist vigilantes are killing unarmed Black youth at an alarming rate--one every 28 hours (1)--and are getting away with it. Shut down racist police departments; An end to federal funding to OH police departments with a history of abuse and discrimination. As responsible stewards of our community, we must use our voices to combat the systems of oppression in the places we call home. Michelle Cusseaux. African Americans have been facing racial injustices at the hands of The United States government for decades. By taking action, you will also receive periodic communications from ColorOfChange. Tanisha Anderson. According to The Associated Press, the Cleveland Police Department has said in a statement that it is conducting an investigation into Anderson’s death. Tanisha kept trying to escape and the police apparently drew a taser. The Black unemployment rate is 5 times higher than that of Whites, and 54% of Blacks live in poverty compared to 8.7% of Whites. An, Phoenix Police Officer Mark Rine was investigating a tip that 34-year-old, Less than two weeks after Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson, Missouri, 25-year-old Kajieme Powell was shot and killed by police in nearby St. Louis. “Operation Ghetto Storm” report by the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, 11-2014, http://www.operationghettostorm.org/uploads/1/9/1/1/19110795/new_all_14_11_04.pdf, 2. Justice for John Crawford, Tamir Rice, and Tanisha Anderson means accountability for their deaths and a fundamental change in the relationship of power between law enforcement and communities. suffered from heart disease and mental illness, an officer performed a “takedown move” on Anderson, sudden death associated with physical restraint, conducting an investigation into Anderson’s death, Megan Fox Berates Ex On Instagram For Halloween Post With Their Son, Ontario NDP Accuses PCs Of Covering Up 'Cozy Relationship With Bigot', MacKay Says He’s Made ‘Difficult’ Decision Not To Resume His Political Career, Ontario Minister’s Past Health-Care Views Spur Questions Amid Pandemic, Chrissy Teigen Reveals Tattoo Tribute For Her Son After Pregnancy Loss, Justin Bieber Looks Back On Dark Days And Being 'Really, Really Suicidal'. 13 November 2014. Dear United Nations Human Rights Council, Organization of American States Commission on Human Rights, and Secretary of State John Kerry: The epidemic of discriminatory violent policing and structural racism targeting Black and other communities of color has reached the level of a human rights crisis in the United States. Mike Brown. Join me in turning up the pressure on Attorney General DeWine and US Attorney Stewart to take immediate action to secure Justice for John Crawford, Tamir Rice, Tanisha Anderson and an end to the policies and police culture that led to these tragic killings. "Tamir Rice's mom: "I'm looking for a conviction," CBS News 12-08-14 http://www.cbsnews.com/news/tamir-rice-shooting-mom-of-boy-shot-dead-by-cleveland-cop-looking-for-a-conviction/ John Crawford. Police have said that Anderson began to struggle with officers who were attempting to escort her to a police car, before she suddenly and inexplicably became limp. Walter Scott. Before we go to the United Nations, we must exhaust all possibilities of negotiations, which we have in abundance throughout the centuries. 44115, Mandated comprehensive training on implicit bias around race, class, and mental health. 2.