Cleveland Community's Rally Against Black-On-Black Crime Ignored By Media
Jennifer Van Laar, Townhall
As he does each July, Darvio Morrow went to East Cleveland Saturday afternoon to participate in a dedication ceremony for his friend, Shirellda Terry, and two other women who were brutally murdered by Michael Madison in the poverty-stricken suburb over a nine-month period in 2012 and 2013.
Morrow, a Cleveland native and a local conservative talk show host, often addresses issues of race, the Black Lives Matter movement, and how conservatives can better do a better job in reaching out to minorities. When Black Lives Matter protests occur, Morrow believes conservatives often dismiss the black community's concerns by pointing a finger at black on black crime - inferring that his community should be doing more to protest black on black crime before they can have a grievance with abuses by law enforcement officers. He says: