The Story of Ahmed Evanz and the Glenville Shootout

Part 2 in our blog series on histories of resistance to racist police violence, as depicted in the pages of The Movement newspaper. Fred “Ahmed” Evans By the summer of 1968, tensions had been mounting between the Black residents of Cleveland and the police department for over a year. In the spring of 1967, riots […]

Tamir Rice: Bad Law And Worse “

I’ve left little doubt as to how I view the murder of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.  Others disagree, with a heavy dose of “cop perspective” that an outsider can’t appreciate.  To find oneself on the business end of a threat to one’s life tends to weigh heavily on right and wrong, and the fine line between […]