Saturday, July 23, 2011

Imperial Women, Other Activists Rally With Community, Family Members Of 11 Black Women Murdered On Imperial Ave In Cleveland

From the Metro Desk of The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com (

Event- The One Year Anniversary Rally And Candlelight Vigil As To The Imperial Avenue Murders Held Oct. 29, 2010:The below 11 videos were produced and posted by Patricia Rowell and Ernest Smith of the Oppressed People's Nation. The videos, which are not inclusive of the entire event, represent rally and vigil participants of grassroots activists, political officials, other community members, and family members of the 11 Black women whose remains were announced on Halloween Day in 2009 and found a year ago beginning on Oct. 29, 2009 at the home of serial killer Anthony Sowell on Imperial Ave. in Cleveland, Oh. Sowell was found guilty of the murders, among a host of other charges, on Friday by a jury of his peers. The penalty phase begins Aug 1 and Sowell faces the death penalty. (Use the search box on this blog for herein blog articles on the Imperial Avenue Murders)

Also at the rally and vigil were Ward 4 Cleveland Councilman Kenneth Johnson and a representative from the office of Ohio Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-11), who read the resolution introduced to Congress by Fudge as to the Imperial Avenue tragedy. (Search this blog for an article on Congresswoman's Fudge's resolution to Congress). The family members of Imperial Avenue victims Tishana Culver, Michelle Mason, Crystal Dozier, Amelda Hunter and Nancy Cobbs are represented among the 11 videos below. Our prayers go out to the families of the Imperial Avenue murder victims...Journalist Kathy Wray Coleman of the Imperial Women