Vigil for 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice — Gunned Down by Cleveland Police

On the 3-month anniversary of the Cleveland Police killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, Chicagoans joined people from around the nation to remember the slain youth and to speak out about the police misconduct that caused his death. Chicago’s vigil was hosted by #blacklivesmatter Chicago.

Tamir Rice candlelight vigil
Tamir Rice vigil
You can watch video of the vigil opening here.

“I’m so tired of learning new names of young people
who have died.”

Village Youth Academy young people

Watch a short video here of young people of the Village Youth Academy closing out the vigil.

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