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Tamir Rice, other police killings dominate Cuyahoga County prosecutor's race debate at the City Club in Cleveland between O'Malley and current prosecutor Tim McGinty....Black activist at event say they support O.Malley....By www.clevelandurbannews.com Editor-in-Chief Kathy Wray Coleman

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Cuyahoga County prosecutor candidate Michael O'Malley gives opening statements at a debate at the City Club in downtown Cleveland on Feb. 23, the first public debate between O'Malley and his Democratic opponent, current County Prosecutor Tim McGinty. Both are competing in the March 15 Democratic primary. Embattled Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty An original article by Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com, Ohio's most read online Black Newspaper and digital Black newspaper blog. Tel: 216-659-0473. Email:  editor@clevelandurbannews.com .    ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ).  Coleman 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 Tamir Rice CLEVELAND URBAN

Cleveland Community Police Commission to hold public meeting with Muslim community today, February 25, 5:30pm-8pm, ACLU of Ohio Building, 4506 Chester Avenue in Cleveland....By www.clevelandurbannews.com, Ohio's Black digital news leader.

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By ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ). The Bias-Free Policing Work Group  of the Cleveland Community Police Commission  INVITES  you to attend a meeting Thursday, FEBRUARY 25th,  5:30-8 p.m. ACLU of Ohio 4506 Chester Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44103 Focus: Input from the Muslim Community ***WE NEED YOUR RECOMMENDATIONS*** All are welcome! Stay tuned for notices regarding CPC Meetings on Use of Force during March 2016 Visit us at:  https://www.clevelandcpc.org By ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ).

Hillary Clinton to officially open campaign office in Cleveland, Ohio tonight, February 24, at 7:30 pm in Shaker Square with a party, Black elected officials to lead the forum....Clinton is 15 points ahead of Bernie Sanders in Ohio, polls show, and as the March 15 primary election nears....By www.clevelandurbannews.com, Ohio's Black digital news leader

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton B y Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com, Ohio's most read online Black Newspaper and digital Black newspaper blog. Tel: 216-659-0473. Email:  editor@clevelandurbannews.com .    ( www.clevelandurbannews.com )  /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ).  Coleman 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 CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM-CLEVELAND, Ohio-Hillary Clinton's campaign for president will officially open its Northeast Ohio office in Cleveland in Shaker Square tonight, Feb 24, at 7:30 pm, her campaign has said. The event, said organizers, is a party and phone bank, led mainly by greater Cleveland Black elected officials. They include, both Black and White ali

Harper Lee, 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author, dead at 89

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Actor Gregory Peck (left)  plays lawyer Atticus Finch,  and defends Tom Robinson (actor Brock Peters), a Black man falsely accused of raping a White woman in the rural South, in the 1962 film 'To Kill A Mocking Bird,' a movie  based on  Harper Lee 's  1960   Pulitzer Prize -winning  novel of the same name .  Harper Lee (CNN)  Harper Lee, whose debut novel, 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' immortalized her name with its story of justice and race in a small Southern town and became a classic of American literature, has died. She was 89. Her death was confirmed Friday by the City Hall in Monroeville, Alabama, where she lived.  CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CNN.COM Posted by Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com, Ohio's most read online Black Newspaper and digital Black newspaper blog. Tel: 216-659-0473. Email:  editor@clevelandurbannews.com .    ( www.clevelandurbannews.

Dr. Chelsea Clinton speaks to Cleveland's Black community, and campaigns for her mother Hillary Clinton's bid for president as the deadline to register to vote in the Ohio March 15 primary is February 16.....Other elected officials there include Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish, Warrensville Heights Mayor Brad Sellers, State Representative Janine Boyd, and Cleveland Councilpersons Zack Reed, Jeff Johnson, Mamie Mitchell, Phyllis Cleveland, and Matt Zone.....By www.clevelandurbannews.com Field Reporter Gwendolyn Pitts and Editor-in-Chief Kathy Wray Coleman

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Dr. Chelsea Clinton (far right) with U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown and 11th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (D-11) before speaking at the Murtis E. Taylor Multi Service Center in Cleveland, Ohio on Feb. 15 via a campaign stop for her mother Hillary Clinton's bid for president (Photos compliments of Cleveland Ward 2 Councilman Zack Reed) The  crowd at the Murtis E. Taylor Multi Service Center in Cleveland awaits former first daughter Chelsea Clinton, who spoke for her mother Hillary Clinton's bid for president Chelsea Clinton (second from left) poses with a group of kids at the Murtis E. Taylor Multi Service Center in Cleveland, Ohio on Feb. 15 Chelsea Clinton and Cleveland Ward 2 Councilman Zack Reed By Field Reporter Gwendolyn Pitts and Editor-in-Chief Kathy Wray Coleman of Cleveland Urban News. Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com, Ohio's most read online Black Newspaper and digital Black newspaper blog. Tel: 21

Dr. Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, to speak at town hall in Cleveland, Ohio on February 15, 2016 as Ohio's March 15 Democratic primary nears......Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are expected to campaign heavily in Cleveland and in the largely Black 11th congressional district, which is led by Congresswoman Marcia Fudge.....By www.clevelandurbannews.com Editor-in-Chief Kathy Wray Coleman

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Dr. Chelsea Clinton (far left), with her mother, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and her father, former president Bill Clinton By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com, Ohio's most read online Black Newspaper and digital Black newspaper blog. Tel: 216-659-0473. Email:  editor@clevelandurbannews.com .   ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ).  A 23-year reporter who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio,   Kathy Wray Coleman interviewed now President Barack Obama one-on-one when he was running for president.   CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, OHIO'S LEADER IN BLACK DIGITAL NEWS Dr. Chelsea Clinton CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM-CLEVELAND, Ohio – Dr. Chelsea Clinton, the daughter and only child of  former president Bill Clinton and Democratic presidential candidate  Hillar

Press Release: Cuyahoga County prosecutor candidate Michael O'Malley to take hard questions from Black activists, the Black Women's PAC, the Cleveland NAACP and the Black community at public forum on February 11, 2016 at 5:30 pm at the Harvard Community Services Center in Cleveland, 18240 Harvard Avenue....The moderator is Cleveland NAACP President Michael Nelson Sr., who will lead a 10-person panel followed by open questions from the community....O'Malley hopes to unseat Tamir Rice case county prosecutor Tim McGinty relative to the March 15, Democratic primary election....Forum speakers include former Cleveland Ward 1 councilman Joe Jones, activist Genevieve Mitchell, and John Hairston as a representative for Congresswoman Fudge...Contact numbers are the Imperial Women Coalition at (216) 659-0473 and the Harvard Community Services Center at (216) 991-8585.....By www.clevelandurbannews.com Editor-in-Chief Kathy Wray Coleman

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PRESS/COMMUNITY RELEASE. TO ALL MEDIA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. CONTACTS FOR THIS EVENT ARE THE IMPERIAL WOMEN COALITION, TEL: (216) 659-0473 AND THE HARVARD COMMUNITY SERVICES CENTER IN CLEVELAND AT 18240 HARVARD AVENUE. TEL: (216) 991-8585  ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ).  Who: Cleveland area  Black greater Cleveland activist groups , including the Imperial Women Coalition, Black on Black Crime Inc, the Carl Stokes Brigade and the Million Women March Cleveland, in cooperation with the  Black Women's Political Action Committee (Black Women's -PAC)  of greater Cleveland. When:  Thursday, February 11, 2016, 5:30 pm-8:00 pm   as to  an event with Cuyahoga County prosecutor candidate Michael O'Malley  in a forum open to the public and  moderated by Cleveland NAACP President Michael Nelson  (Note: The Democratic primary is Tuesday, March 15 and O'Malley and current prosecutor Tim McGinty, both of whom are Democrats

Prostitution scandal brings self- imposed NCAA Tournament ban of University of Louisville men's basketball team as the NCAA continues to investigate....The scandal broke via a tell-all book by self-proclaimed escort Katina Powell titled "Breaking Cardinal Rules"....By www.clevelandurbannews.com editor-in-chief Kathy Wray Coleman

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By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and the Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog. Tel: 216-659-0473. Email:  editor@clevelandurbannews.com . Coleman is a 23-year political, legal and investigative journalist who trained for 17 years, and under six different editors,  at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.    ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ).  CLICK HERE TO GO TO KATHY WRAY COLEMAN AT GOOGLE PLUS WHERE SHE HAS SOME 2.5 MILLION INTERNET VIEWS  alone.  Black Journalist  Kathy Wray Coleman interviewed now President Barack Obama one-on-one when he was running for president.   CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, OHIO'S LEADER IN BLACK DIGITAL NEWS CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM-LOUISVILLE, Kentucky -A 2016 postseason ban against the University of Louisville men's basketball team that will keep the

Maurice White, Earth, Wind & Fire singer and co-founder, dead at 74

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Earth, Wind and Fire  vocalist and co-founder Maurice White (pictured) died in his sleep in Los Angeles on Wednesday evening. A rep for the band confirmed his passing to  Rolling Stone . He was 74. CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT ROLLINGSTONE.COM