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No One Called 911 for an Ohio Man Having a Mental Health Crisis. An Officer Killed Him.

Kimberly Roquemore’s maternal instinct kicked into high gear during the summer of 2022. She had this unsettling feeling in the pit of her stomach that her second-oldest child, Maalik Roquemore, was in danger. The 32-year-old was a Black man living in America with mental illness. Kimberly, a registered nurse, was a week away from moving […]

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In an Effort to Diversify, Cleveland Police Look to HBCUs

This article was published in partnership with The Marshall Project, a nonprofit news organization covering the U.S. criminal justice system. Sign up for their newsletters, and follow them on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Yarnell Rickett wants to see more Black and brown police officers at his police department. He believes Historically Black Colleges and Universities […]