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Happy New Year from Editor Kathy Wray Coleman, www.ClevelandUrbanNews.Com and the www.KathyWrayColemanOnlineNewsBlog.Com, Ohio's Black digital news leaders with some 3.5 million Google Plus views and in the top 10% in national Black digital news. With national political news and news from greater Cleveland from an urban perspective. May the New Year bring prosperity to all. Tel: (216) 659-0473. Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com and advertising@clevelandurbannews.com

Happy New Year  from Editor Kathy Wray Coleman,  www. ClevelandUrbanNews.Com   and the  www. KathyWrayColemanOnlineNewsBlog.Com , Ohio's Black digital news leaders with some 3.5 million Google Plus views and in the top 10% in national Black digital news. With national political news and news from greater Cleveland from an urban perspective. May the New Year bring prosperity to all. Tel: (216) 659-0473. Email:  editor@clevelandurbannews.com  and  advertising@clevelandurbannews.com ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ). Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com By Editor-in-Chief  Kathy Wray Coleman, a-24-year journalist who trained at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio for 17 years, and who interviewed now President Barack Obama one-on-one when he was campaigning for president. As to the Obama interview,   CLICK HERE TO READ THE E

Don King singularly appears with Trump at press conference on Russian hacking of DNC emails, Israel days after his annual turkey giveaway in Cleveland and a day before President Obama announces Russian hacking sanctions.....Those in Cleveland at the nine-cities turkey giveaway include Councilman Zack Reed, the Rev Dr. E. Theophilus Caviness, the Rev Aaron Phillips, Sharlene Randall, Minister Dale Edwards, and Masonic Grand Lodge of Ohio Grand Master Carl A. Williams.... King, who endorsed Obama for president and for reelection but endorsed Trump over Clinton, said that this year's turkey giveaway was "to make America great again"....Greater Cleveland Black elected officials contacted for comment on this story said "no comment"....Obama says the hacking occurred by Russian officials at the higest level of government....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's Black digital news leader

President-elect Donald Trump (left) and international boxing promoter Don King, both Republicans, at a press conference on Wednesday, December 28 on the Russian hacking controversy and the state of affairs between Israel and the United States. A Cleveland native who owns and publishes the Call and Post Newspaper, Ohio's most prominent Black press with distributions in Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati, King's annual turkey giveaway hit seven states and nine cities this year and stopped in Cleveland at the Call and Post on December 17.  Trump said Wednesday in reference to the Russian hacking fiasco that "Americans should just get on with their lives."    (Photo by Getty Images) Democratic President Barack Obama at a press conference on Thursday, December 29 to announce unprecedented sanctions against Russia and its prime minister, Vladimir Putin relative to the Russian hacking controversy that has rocked America. Obama said Thursday that the Russian hackin

Community activists to picket Cleveland Heights Police Department, Black Judge A. Deane Buchanan for police, prosecutorial and judicial harassment and racial profiling of Black activists and Black people....Attorney J Alex Morton will also be picketed for ineffective assistance of counsel and harassment of Black activists and Black people as his clients in Cleveland Heights....Community activists also want a U.S. Department of Justice investigation for police reforms in suburban Cuyahoga County, which would follow a consent decree for police reforms between the city of Cleveland and the U.S. Department of Justice......By editor Kathy Wray Coleman (pictured) of www.clevelandurbannews.com, Ohio's Black digital news leader

Activist and journalist Kathy Wray Coleman, editor -in-chief of  www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ). Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com Cleveland Heights Municipal Court Judge A. Deane Buchanan A message from activist and journalist Kathy Wray Coleman of  www.clevelandurbannews.com  and the Imperial Women Coalition:  Community activists will picket the Cleveland Heights Police Department, Attorney J. Alex Morton, and its Black judge the first week in January.  Data show that White cops there are following Black activists in cars and arresting them without probable cause or reasonable suspicion and then the judge there, A. Deane Buchanan, is denying them indigent counsel at the arraignment stage and sometimes otherwise, and, sometimes a speedy trial. He is also getting them alone and asking them to plead guilty, which is unethical under the Ohio L

Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Golden State Warriors on Christmas Day in Cleveland 109-108, with LeBron James leading the Cavs with 31 points and Kyrie Irving scoring 25 points and making the game winning turn around jumper....Kevin Love scored 20 points for the Cavs, followed by Channing Frye's 10 points....By editor-in-chief Kathy Wray Coleman of Clevelandurbannews.com, Ohio's Black digital news leader

Cleveland Cavaliers megastars LeBron James (right) and Kyrie Irving Cleveland Cavaliers Head Coach Tyronn Lue ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ). Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com By Editor-in-Chief  Kathy Wray Coleman, a-24-year journalist who trained at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio for 17 years, and who interviewed now 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 .  (Note: A former biology teacher and longtime Cleveland activist, Coleman is the most read reporter in Ohio on Google Plus with some 3.5 million views). CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.ON-CLEVELAND, Ohio -The Cleveland Cavaliers topped the Golden State Warriors 109-108 at Quicken Loans Arena on Christmas Day

Ohio Governor John Kasich signs legislation to block union-pushed $15 an hour minimum wage increase effort, a wage increase that Mayor Jackson, City Council President Kevin Kelley opposed with Councilman Jeff Johnson, who backed the wage increase measure, vowing to unseat Jackson next year.....Cleveland NAACP President Michael Nelson Sr. blasted Jackson and Kelley over the issue at a recent Ohio Democratic Party meeting in Cleveland....Jackson and Kelley called the issue impractical and against economic recovery efforts.....Greater Cleveland Black state legislators, namely State Senator Sandra Williams and state representatives Barnes Jr, Patmon, Howse and Boyd, voted against the new law that blocked the minimum wage increase effort....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of www.clevelandurbannews.com, Ohio's Black digital news leader

Ohio Governor John Kasich Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson Cleveland City Council President Kevin Kelley Cleveland Ward 10 Councilman Jeff Johnson Cleveland NAACP President Michael Nelson Sr. ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ). Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com By Editor-in-Chief  Kathy Wray Coleman, a-24-year journalist who trained at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio for 17 years, and who interviewed now 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 .  (Note: A former biology teacher and longtime Cleveland activist, Coleman is the most read reporter in Ohio on Google Plus with some 3.5 million views). CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, COLUMBUS, Ohio

Community activists call for a fair settlement by Cleveland of the Daniel Ficker police killing and excessive force lawsuit if that is what the Ficker family wants....Activists Art McKoy and Kathy Wray Coleman, who both have led rallies for justice for police killing victims, including Ficker, and family attorney Terry Gilbert comment...Coleman said that activists are pushing a non-violent and peaceful movement for redress for unorthodox police killings and police brutality in general....McKoy says that the Ficker family is a great family and justice is due to them....By www.clevelandurbannews.com, Ohio's Black digital news leader

Cleveland police killing victim Daniel Ficker ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ). Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com Cleveland Urban News.Com interviewed now 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 .  (Note: Cleveland Urban News.Com gets some 3.5 million views on Google Plus alone). CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, CLEVELAND, Ohio  - Greater Cleveland community activists are calling on the city of Cleveland to settle the wrongful death and excessive force lawsuit filed on behalf of the family of Daniel Ficker of Parma, whom Cleveland police killed at his home in 2011, if that is what the Ficker family wants. Parma is a Cleveland suburb that is 12 percent Black and has a histo