Afi Scruggs

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Independent journalist in Cleveland; former columnist for the Cleveland Plain Dealer

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The shooting death of Tamir Rice in Cleveland has been lumped with the killings of black men by white police officers in New York City and Ferguson, Missouri.

Tamir Rice Highlights Cleveland PD Pattern of Excessive Force

The shooting death of Tamir Rice in Cleveland has been lumped with the killings of black men by white police officers in New York City and Ferguson, Missouri.

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