Frank Jackson – the Mayor of Cleveland: Editorial

In this December 11, 2014 record photograph, Mayor Frank Jackson solutions a query all through an “open dialogue” with the media about the Justice Department’s findings on the use of pressure through the Cleveland Police. (Marvin Fong / The Plain Dealer)The Plain Dealer

On November 24, 2014, virtually a yr after his 3rd time period as Mayor, Frank G. Jackson stood in entrance of the microphones on one of the hardest days of his political existence, answering questions that have been thrown at him all through a 3-hour message Conference after a Cleveland officer shot and killed 12-year-previous Tamir Rice.

Why did an blameless black boy must die with a toy gun? Why did it take seconds for a budding cop to make a decision to kill him? Why did it take goodbye ahead of the rushed to Tamir’s help when the blood oozed from him onto the snowy flooring?

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