Showing posts from March, 2012

Coalition of 50+ Grassroots, Civil Rights, college and faith based groups to rally Fri. March 30, 4-6 pm Public Square in Cleveland for Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( ) and ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-A coalition of over 50 greater Cleveland grassroots, Civil Rights, college, faith-based community organizations and Cleveland area elected officials dubbed "The Greater Cleveland Coalition Of 50 Plus Organizations For Justice For Trayvon Martin," will gather on Fri., March 30, 2012 with Cleveland NAACP officials from 4-6m pm at the Southwest Quadrant at Public Square in downtown Cleveland for a mass rally in support of Trayvon Martin. (Editor's note: Plans for a march to the Justice Center have changed and the march will be around Public Square). Supporters of the rally are encouraged to wear hoodies and bring skittles candies. To participate as group at the rally or for further information call Cleveland NAACP Vice President Dr. Eugene Jordon at 216-4

West side activists want district policy for parental, teacher input on Cleveland schools education plans, no incinerators, support Occupy Cleveland

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson Occupy Cleveland anti-foreclosure protesters, with Peter Schanz on the far right. Schantz says that Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's appointed city prosecutor and law director added additional criminal charges for a foreclosure protest two and a half weeks ago at a Cuyahoga County sheriff's sale because the five arrested members of Occupy Cleveland would not agree to plead guilty to a minor misdemeanor charge of disorderly conduct. Last year 11 Occupy Cleveland members were arrested on Public Square in Cleveland. The cases are pending in Cleveland Municipal Court. Larry Bresler , a west side Cleveland Community Activist who leads Organize Ohio and The Northeast Ohio Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign Cleveland Ward 14 Councilman Brian Cummins Cleveland Ward 16 Councilman Jay Westbrook Cleveland Jobs With Justice Executive Director Debbie Kline By Kathy Wray Colem

U. S. Supreme Court hears arguments on Obama's heathcare law requiring most Americans to have health insurance by 2014, decision expected in June

The nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( ) and ( ) WASHINGTON, D.C.-President Obama's sweeping healthcare law that was adopted by Congress in 2010 before a divided America and requires among other mandates that most Americans hold heath insurance by 2014 or face a penalty is now before the conservative leaning U.S. Supreme Court with tense oral arguments from both sides ending on Wed. At issue is the power of Congress to mandate that all Americans have healthcare insurance during a debilitating economy and whether the mandate is so overreaching that it gives rise to an unconstitutional requirement. Challenging the law are 26 states, including Ohio, and a small-business trade group. They court will decide which provisions of the controversial law to throw out and which to keep, if any.

150 people attend Trayvon Martin Rally led by Oppressed People's Nation with Imperial Women, Occupy Cleveland, Brigade, Black on Black Crime, Panthers

Trayvon Martin (lt) and child murderer George Zimmerman, who has not been charged for killing the unarmed Black teen (Editor's note: Below this article is the article on the alleged harassment and defamation by Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason and his employee Lily Miller against Community Activist Kathy Wray Coleman in retaliation for her writings and activism, and for her complaint to Mason about Miller calling Blacks nigger) By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor, The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog. Com and Cleveland Urban News.Com News.Com ( ) and ( ) EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio-About 150 people gathered for a "Trayvon Martin Skittles Rally" on Sat., March 24 at Black on Black Crime Headquarters in East Cleveland, Oh. led by Ernie Smith and Patricia Rowell of the Oppressed People's Nation in cooperation with a host of other Cleveland area activist groups such as the Imperial Women Coalition , th

Journalist Kathy Wray Coleman being defamed for asking county prosecutor Bill Mason to discipline employee Lily Miller for calling Blacks nigger, etc

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason Lily Miller By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor, The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog. Com and Cleveland Urban News.Com News.Com ( ) and ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-A employee in the child support enforcement department for Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason (pictured) is under fire by community activists for calling Blacks "nigger," demanding that Black men be hanged, and promoting White supremacy with White masks that are considered offensive to Blacks. And data show that Mason, a White man who resides in Parma, Oh., an overwhelmingly White Cleveland suburb where Blacks dare to go or be subjected to routine harassment by police and where a federal district court once found that the city had discriminated against Black firefighters and ordered a consent decree approved by the Cleveland NAACP, has ignored the racially hostile issue since it surfaced in Oct. of 2011 and was broug

Cleveland Chapters of NAACP, SCLC, National Action Network, BWPAC to rally for Trayvon Martin today, March 25, mass rally Fri, 4 pm, public square

Greater Abyssinia Baptist Church Senior Pastor t he Rev E. Thephilus Caviness , also chair of the Cleveland Chapter of SCLC and the Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network greater Cleveland chapter Trayvon Martin Cleveland NAACP President George Forbes Arlene Anderson , Interim Director of the Cleveland NAACP Marcia McCoy, president of the Rev. Al Sharpton's National Action Network, greater Cleveland chapter Ohio State Rep. Barbara Boyd (D-9), who is also president of the Black Women's Political Action Committee in greater Cleveland Community Activist and Cleveland NAACP Vice President Dr. Eugene Jordan speaks during an event for the African American Cultural Gardens in Cleveland By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor, The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog. Com and Cleveland Urban News.Com News.Com ( ) and ( )