The Serial Theft of Black Childhood

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12-year-old Tamir Rice, and 14-year-old Emmet Till, are Black boys who were murdered decades apart from one another, yet their deaths share a disturbing number of commonalities. The White men who committed these murders, or those justifying their violent crimes, claimed neither Tamir nor Emmitt were boys.

It is reported that one of the men, responsible for torturing and killing Emmitt, in the early…



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