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Samaria Rice and Hillary Clinton talk Criminal Justice reform

Samaria Rice in Chicago. (Source:  Raycommedia) Samaria Rice in Chicago. (Source: Raycommedia)

While the family of Tamir Rice await a decision in the case, his mother continues to fight for justice.

Monday night, Samaria Rice and the parents of other young African-Americans killed in high-profile shootings, met with with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton in Chicago.

Rice says she believes the former Secretary of State was sincere in her push for criminal justice reform.

"We discussed a lot of reform, ideas with change across the nation. She made a lot of great points, now we are looking for action," Samaria Rice told reporters.

"It was a very powerful meeting. It was very powerful," said Sybrina Fulton, Trayvon Martin's mother.

The families of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown were also at the meeting. 

12-year-old Tamir was shot by Officer Timothy Loehmann outside Cudell Recreation Center November 22, 2014. He was waving what turned out to be an airsoft gun when he was killed.

A Cuyahoga County Grand Jury has the case and has been meeting behind closed doors since late last month.

The current grand jury’s session ends in December. 

Clinton has promised to ban racial profiling and help former inmates find jobs.

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