Jamil Smith

974 days ago

Last Tuesday, I applauded two county prosecutors losing their jobs. Given how they treated the Tamir Rice and Laquan McDonald cases, respectively, neither Timothy McGinty in my native Cleveland nor Anita Alvarez in Chicago deserved to keep their jobs. But the fact that that mistreatment actually got them voted out is saying something. That, and much more in my latest for MTV News.

Police Brutality Can Now Lose You An Election


Tamir Rice’s mother, Samaria, published a post on Medium on Tuesday, the same day that presidential primaries were held in five states, including her (and my) home state of Ohio. Its title was “Why I Have Not Endorsed Any Candidate.