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Sunday marks the sixth anniversary of Tamir Rice’s death after he was fatally shot by a policeman outside of a recreation center in Cleveland, Ohio.

Tamir, 12, was carrying a replica pellet gun when he was shot by a white officer in 2014. Surveillance video revealed that the officer, Timothy Loehmann, drove up to the boy, stepped out of his police vehicle, and almost immediately fired his gun. The pre-teen died from his gunshot wounds several hours later.

Although the surveillance footage was widely-circulated and Loehmann’s responsibility for the Black boy’s death appeared obvious, a grand jury cleared Loehmann of any charges in December 2015.

In 2016, the Rice family underwent a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of Cleveland and accepted a $6 million settlement. However, as part of the settlement, the city did not have to admit to any wrongdoing.

On Sunday, Samaria Rice posted a tribute to her son on Facebook. In the post, she asked for people to donate six dollars to the Tamir Rice Foundation, which “invests in the growth and enrichment of all children through after-school programs,” as well as advocates for police reform in Cleveland.

In her post, Rice discussed a Gazebo that used to be located where Tamir was killed in Cleveland on November 22, 2014. As of now, the Gazebo has been reconstructed in Chicago at The Stony Island Arts Bank.

Rice stated that the Gazebo is “my forever lasting memory of my son,” and that, “in solidarity, for Tamir Rice’s 6th anniversary you can donate $6.00 for six years gone too soon to the Tamir Rice Foundation.” The foundation’s goal is to “build [an] Afro-Centric Cultural Center to honor Tamir and to support youth in Cleveland.”

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