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Cleveland's Karamu House theater receives a grant to restore Langston Hughes' residence in Cleveland for aspiring artists of color....Hughes was a famous poet, playwright, novelist, and social activist....Cleveland's Karamu House is the oldest African-American theater in the U.S.

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The late poet and playwright Langston Hughes, also a social activist, a Black columnist, an avid  story teller, and a famed Black novelist who wrote fiction books The Karamu House theater in Cleveland, Ohio, the oldest African-American theater in the United States CLEVELAND, Ohio- Karamu House in Cleveland will receive a $75,000 grant from the African-American Cultural House fund to restore the apartment residence in Cleveland of the late poet and playwright Langston Hughes, who was also a social activist, a Black columnist, an avid story teller and $75a famed novelist who wrote fiction books. The $75,000 grant is part of a $3 million grant from  the  National Trust for Historic Preservation  to help restore African-American landmarks and will be used  to restore Hughes' former apartment residence  for use as short-term housing for emerging artists of color to reside to study art-in-residence,  Karamu officials said.  Though Hughes grew up in a series of mid-western towns and was r

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders to campaign in Cleveland with Congressional Candidate Nina Turner next week, behind Civil Rights leader and former NAACP president Ben Jealous and U.S. Rep Ocasio-Cortez of New York, who are in town for Turner this week...By Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's leader in Black and alternative digital news

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From left: U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (D-V T), U.S. Congressional Candidate Tina Turner, Civil Rights Leader Ben Jealous, and U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com   Tel: (216) 659-0473. Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com By Kathy Wray Coleman, associate publisher, editor-in-chief CLEVELAND, OHIO – U.S. Congressional Candidate Nina Turner announced on Wednesday that U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders will travel to Ohio's 11th Congressional District during the final week of the campaign to headline a get-out-the-vote rally for Turner, an event that will take place on Sat., July 31 at the Agora Theater on Euclid Avenue on Cleveland's largely Black east side. The rally, which will feature local leaders and musical artists, will begin at 10:30 am and will be followed by an 11 am march, the Turner campaign said in a press release on Wednesday . A Black Democrat and former Ohio senator who was Sanders' cam

Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's leader in Black and alternative digital news

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___________________________ www.kathy wraycolemanon linenewsblog .com   BLOG ARCHIVES 2021 ,  2020 -280 ,   2019 - 176  ,  2018 -181 ,  2017 - 173,  2016 - 137,  2015 - 213,  2014 - 266,   2013 - 226,  2012 - 221,  2011 - 135,  2010 - 10 9 ,  2009 - 5 Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com , Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog with some 5 million views on Google Plus alone.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: editor@clevelandurbanne ws.com. Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, and who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio. We interviewed former president Barack Obama one-on-one when he was campaigning for president. As to the Obama interview, CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, OHIO'S LEADER IN BLACK DIGITAL NEWS .

Most people not vaccinated will contract the Delta variant unless previously infected with COVID-19, health experts say

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    Clevelandurbannews.com   and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ,  the most read Black digital newspaper in Ohio and in the Midwest.   Tel: (216) 659-0473. Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com.  CLEVELAND, Ohio- Most people who have not been vaccinated or previously infected with  COVID-19 will contract the strain of COVID dubbed the Delta- plus coronavirus variant, health experts said on Sunday. "Most people will either get vaccinated, or have been previously infected, or they will get this Delta variant," Dr. Scott Gottlieb told CBS' "Face the Nation" on Sunday. Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration during the Trump administration,  Gottlieb said that "for most people who get this Delta variant, it's going to be the most serious virus that they get in their lifetime in terms of the risk of putting them in the hospital."  And this new strain is more transmissible, more dangerous, and at least 60 percent more contagious, data sho

Ad: Plain Dealer endorsed: Vote Democrat Nina Turner of Cleveland for Congress in Ohio's 11th congressional district....Vote on or before August 3 for the special Democratic primary election....By Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's leader in Black and alternative digital news

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    CLEVELAND, Ohio-Ad: Vote Democrat Nina Turner of Cleveland for Congress to represent Ohio's 11th congressional district, which includes most of Cleveland and Cleveland's eastern suburbs of Cuyahoga County, and a majority Black pocket of Akron and staggering sections of Akron's Summit County suburbs. Vote on or before Aug. 3 in Ohio's special Democratic primary election. Early voting began July 7. Turner's profile includes the following: -Former Ohio senator , former Cleveland Ward 1 councilwoman, and homegrown Cleveland resident -Wife, mother and grandmother -Committed and dedicated Democrat -Civil, women's and voting rights advocate -Qualified public servant -Advocate of $15 minimum wage and Medicare for All -Advocate of labor, public schools, higher education, and criminal justice reform -Progressive and courageous leader not afraid to take on the status quo CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE NINA TURNER FOR CONGRESS CAMPAIGN WEBSITE AT NINATURNER.COM CLICK HERE TO V

Good trouble: U.S. Rep Joyce Beatty arrested at voting rights demonstration in D.C., Beatty the only Black in Congress from Ohio and chair of the Congressional Black Caucus.....By Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's leader in Black and alternative digital news

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  Above, U.S. Rep. and Congressional Black Caucus Chairwoman Joyce Beatty (D-3), a Columbus Democrat and currently the only Black in Congress from Ohio, is arrested at a voting rights demonstration in Washington, D.C. on July 15 Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ,  the most read Black digital newspaper in Ohio and in the Midwest, and the most read independent digital news in Ohio WASHINGTON D.C. — U.S. Rep. Joyce Beatty (D-3), a Columbus Democrat and currently the only Black in Congress from Ohio,  was arrested on Thursday during a Day of Action voting rights demonstration in Washington D.C. Chair of the Congressional Black Caucus, Beatty was reportedly  arrested around 3:30 p.m. in the Hart Senate Office Building and was one of nine people arrested in the building's atrium. "Fight for justice" supporters  chanted as Beatty was taken into custody and handcuffed. Beatty issued a statement on Twitter that said, "I stand in solidarity with

Black Women's PAC to host meet and greet with Cleveland mayoral, congressional and other political candidates of Cuyahoga County on July 17 and the Black female candidates for Congress and Cleveland mayor will speak at the event, Black PAC President Elaine Gohlstin said....Gohlstin said that all candidates who attend, including male candidates, will be recognized....Former Ohio senator Jeff Johnson and former state Rep. John Barnes Jr, also in the crowed congressional race, among others, have said they will be there too, Gohlstin said....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's Black and alternative digital news leader

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    From left: Democratic U.S. Congressional Candidates  Nina Turner,  a former Ohio senator and Bernie Sanders  surrogate,  Cuyahoga County Councilwoman and County Democratic Chairwoman Shontel Brown, former Ohio Senator Shirley Smith, the Rev Pamela Pinkney -Butts, the only activist in the race for Congress, and Cleveland mayoral candidate Ohio Sen Sandra Williams (D-21), the only woman in Cleveland's  seven-way nonpartisan mayoral race Black Women's Political Action Committee of greater Cleveland President Elaine Gohlstin Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ,  the most read Black digital newspaper in Ohio and in the Midwest.   Tel: (216) 659-0473. Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com By Kathy Wray Coleman, associate publisher, editor-in-chief CLEVELAND, Ohio- The Black Women's Political Action Committee of greater Cleveland, which is led by Elaine Gohlstin, will host a nonpartisan political  candidates meet-and-greet featuring this year's