FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: CONTACT: Karen Ramspacher
December 15, 2014 646-567-7737, firstname.lastname@example.org
HUNDREDS OF MOMS TO PROTEST IN TIMES SQUARE ON WEDNESDAY
TO DEMAND JUSTICE FOR MURDERED 12-YEAR-OLD TAMIR RICE
and CALL FOR AN END TO RACIST POLICING
EVENT IN SOLIDARITY WITH PEOPLE OF COLOR NATIONWIDE
TAKES PLACE WED., DEC. 17, AT 5:00 PM
SOUTHEAST CORNER OF B’WAY and 44TH ACROSS FROM TOYS R US
WHAT: A CALL TO MOMS to join a rally to demand justice for 12‑year-old Tamir Rice, shot by Cleveland police on November 22 for holding a toy gun. Stand in solidarity with his mother calling for the conviction of his killer, Police Officer Timothy Loehman.
WHY: BLACK KIDS LIVES MATTER. People who care about a just society demand that the murderers of children like Tamir Rice be brought to justice.
There is something fundamentally broken in our system when a boy can have a legal toy gun and by the end of that day be killed by a police officer. Jeffrey Johnson, Cleveland City Councilman
WHO: Moms Who Care -- Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ). Child friendly event. For advance interviews, please call Karen Ramspacher at 646-567-7737.
WHEN: 5:00 PM, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2014
WHERE: SOUTHEAST CORNER OF BROADWAY AND 44TH STREET, Manhattan
(the plaza across the street from Toys R Us)