Sinzae Reed, 13, was allegedly shot by a white man, but a murder charge was oddly dropped.
On April 12, last year, 27-year-old Black man Miles Jackson was shot and killed by police officers in a Columbus, Ohio, emergency room after a gun he allegedly had tucked in his pants went off. The medical examiner ruled his death a homicide saying he was shot 20 times in his head, chest, and abdomen.
The family of Andre Hill, an unarmed Black man who was fatally shot within seconds of being seen by a white police officer, will receive $10 million as part of the largest civil settlement in the history of Columbus, Ohio.
Led by Black legal, faith and community leaders, the Columbus Police Accountability Project wants the DOJ to investigate the Ohio capital city's police department for the first time in more than 20 years, not a review like the mayor requested.
Ma'Khia will be laid to rest on Friday at 1 p.m. at the The First Church of God, the same church that hosted the funerals of other Black, Columbus community members slain by police, Casey Goodson Jr., and Andre Hill
Ma'Khia Bryant's family seeks to preserve their fond memories of her against the noise of social media commentators.
With much left to unpack in the guilty Derek Chauvin verdict over the murder of George Floyd, Ma'Khia's death details exactly how the pendulum swings for Black women and girls.
The mother of Casey Goodman Jr., a young Black man shot and killed by a police officer in Columbus, Ohio, says his autopsy results show he was struck six times in the back with a "high-powered rifle."
Andre Hill's family is encouraged by the murder indictment for the cop who killed him and cautioned during a press conference that they wouldn't rest until they secured Adam Coy's convictions.
Shawna Barnett, Andre' Hill's sister, had some choice words for law enforcement as she eulogized her brother during his funeral in Columbus, Ohio.
New footage showed that Hill laid on the ground for about 10 minutes before officers attempted chest compressions.
The results from a preliminary autopsy revealed that Andre' Hill, the unarmed Black man killed by a police officer in Columbus, Ohio, last week, was the victim of a homicide.
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