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Cleveland Rape Crisis Center applauds Art Kelly's convictions on all counts...“Today’s verdict rightfully acknowledges the experiences of dozens of women abused by Kelly and sends a clear message that sexual harassment, misconduct and abuse cannot and will not be tolerated even years after the event," said Sondra Miller, Cleveland Rape Crisis Center president and CEO....Miller said that "for every 15 Black women who are raped, only one reports her assault and disturbingly one in four Black girls will be sexually abused before the age of 18".... By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's black digital news leader .

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Our interview with Women's March National Organizing Director Kate Shapiro, who says that 560 women's marches for reproductive freedoms and other legal rights are set for cities nationwide on October 2, 2021, including in cities in Texas, and in major American cities such as Los Angeles, Chicago, Atlanta, Phoenix, Detroit, and Cleveland....U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland said that the recent Texas law that outlaws abortion after six weeks of pregnancy is a state law that "all Americans can fear"....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's Black digital news leaders

Above picture: Thousands gather in Washington, D.C. for the first inaugural Women's March on Jan 21, 2017, a nationwide protest and the largest single-day protest in American history. Led by Women's March National out of Washington, D.C., women and theirs supporters nationwide will rally and march on Oct 2, 2021 for reproductive rights for women, and Civil Rights. Some 560 marches cities countrywide are slated for Oct 2., national organizers said. By Kathy Wray Coleman, associate publisher, editor-in-chief Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com By Kathy Wray Coleman, associate publisher, editor-in-chief CLEVELANDURBANNEWS.COM, WASHINGTON, D.C.- There will be some 560 women's marches in cities nationwide on Oct. 2, 2021 behind the recent state law in Texas that bans abortion after six weeks of pregnancy and similar legislation proposed in six other states since that time by Republican state lawmakers, Women' s March National Organizing Director

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

___________________________ 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 .

Former Cleveland mayor Jane Campbell endorses Justin Bibb for mayor for the November 2 nonpartisan general election....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's Black digital news leader....When Campbell was elected she became the city's first female mayor and no woman has been elected to lead the city since that time

  Cleveland mayoral candidate Justin Bibb and former Cleveland mayor Jane Campbell, the city's first and only woman mayor Clevelandurbannews .com and- Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com By Kathy Wray Coleman, associate publisher, editor-in-chief CLEVELANDURBANNEWS.COM, Cleveland, Ohio  – Today, former Cleveland mayor Jane Campbell, the city's only female mayor in history, endorsed nonprofit business executive Justin Bibb for mayor at a meet and greet with West Park   residents on Cleveland's west side, Bibb the top vote getter among seven all Democratic mayoral candidates on the ballot for the Sept 14 nonpartisan primary.    A youthful looking 34-year-old Black man who interned with former president Barack Obama when Obama was a junior U.S. senator representing Illinois, Bibb will face Council President Kevin Kelley, 53,  for a Nov 2 runoff, Kelley a White west side councilman and establishment candidate endorsed by current mayor Frank Jackson and a handful of council pers

Ohio Mayors Alliance joins President Biden in calling on Congress to raise the debt limit as a government shutdown looms, the White House said in a press release to Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's Black digital news leader

Pictured to the right is U.S. President Joe Biden.  The Ohio Mayors Alliance Board on Tues., Sept 21 joined President Biden  in urging Congress to raise the debt limit as a federal government shutdown looms By Kathy Wray Coleman, associate publisher, editor-in-chief Clevelandurbannews .com and- Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com   CLEVELAND, Ohi o- The Ohio Mayors Alliance Board on Tuesday issued a statement urging Congress to raise the debt limit, warning that failure to pay the nation's obligations could result in economic downturn and financial ruin for hardworking families in cities across Ohio and throughout the country. The statement from the mayors on the controversial issue comes on the heels of efforts by President Joe Biden's administration to convince Congress to work to retire the nation's debt as a still raging pandemic threatens a recession.  A Democrat who ousted former president Donald Trump in November to win the presidency and a vice president under fo