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Remembering John Lewis on the anniversary of 'Bloody Sunday' as President Biden signs an executive order to enhance voter access....Ohio Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge comments

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  Georgia Congressman John Lewis stands in front of the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge  A Georgia Democrat and senior member of Congress, Lewis died July 17, 2020 after a battle with pancreatic cancer Former United States president Barack Obama, the nation's first Black president, bestows the Presidential Medal of Freedom on the late Georgia Congressman John Lewis in 2011, Lewis also a Civil Rights icon who marched with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  A Georgia Democrat and senior member of Congress, Lewis died July 17, 2020 after a battle with pancreatic cancer The late Georgia congressman John Lewis    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.  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.

A divided U.S. Senate approves President Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package as the president says "help is on the way"....Blacks are still disproportionately impacted by the coronavirus....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of Clevelandurbannews.com and-Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com

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                                                            U.S. President Joe Biden By Kathy Wray Coleman, associate publisher, editor-in-Chief   Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com , WASHINGTON, D.C.-  After a debate that went on throughout the day and night, a divided U.S. Senate on Saturday narrowly approved President Joe Biden's  $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, a sprawling economic relief plan that comes as the coronavirus pandemic has claimed the lives of more than a half million Americans since it hit the U.S. with a vengeance last March. The measure passed the Senate 50-49, a party line vote with not one Republican voting in favor of the legislative initiative.  It now heads back to a Democratically controlled House for approval of amendments to the bill made in the Senate and is expected to be signed into law by President Biden as early as Tuesday.  The Democrats control the House by 10 votes, and they control the Senate that consists of

U.S. House passes George Floyd Justice in Policing Act as Rep Marcy Kaptur , whose district includes some of Cleveland, comments in support of the measure after voting for it... Kaptur's ninth congressional district extends from Toledo to Cleveland....Rep. Kaptur said that "George Floyd’s killing was a tragedy. Breonna Taylor’s killing was a tragedy. Tamir Rice’s killing was a tragedy"....Floyd, Taylor and Rice were Black, and all three were erroneously killed by cops....By Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news

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                                                          The late George Floyd Ohio Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), whose ninth congressional district extends to Cleveland Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com , the most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog in Ohio and in the Midwest. Tel: (216) 659-0473. Washington, D.C.  — Rep. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), a Toledo Democrat whose ninth congressional district extends to Cleveland, announced Wednesday that she voted in support of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.  House lawmakers on Wednesday passed the controversial measure, a reform bill that would ban choke-holds and alter qualified immunity for law enforcement, which would make it easier to pursue claims of police misconduct and excessive force. The House vote was 220-212 vote, mostly along party lines. The proposed legislation, which originally passed the House one month after the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis Police Officer, takes

White House to open major vaccine center at CSU's Wolstein Center in Cleveland, a largely Black and impoverished major American city

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  Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com , the most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog in Ohio and in the Midwest. Today, the White House announced that the Biden administration will be partnering with the state of Ohio to build a new major Community Vaccination Center (CVC) in Cleveland. The new CVC will be located at the Bert L. and Iris S. Wolstein Center on the campus of Cleveland State University near downtown Cleveland.  The site will have the capacity to administer 6,000 vaccine shots per day, and is expected to be up and running by March 17, the White house said Friday in a press release.  Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine traveled to Cleveland on Friday  for a press conference on the matter at the Wolstein Center. "The whole idea is just do everything that we can to make it easy for people, and knock down any barriers," said DeWine. Of the more than 25,000 Clevelanders who live within a mile of the Wolstein Center, 67% are minorities, 6.36% are