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Black voters bring Joe Biden a victory in South Carolina's Democratic primary election, his first primary win, the Democratic presidential candidates now preparing for delegate-rich Super Tuesday, which is March 3 when 14 states, including Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Virginia, will all hold their presidential primaries....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and Black blog, both also at the top in Black digital news in the Midwest

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden (left) and U.S. Rep James Clyburn of South Carolina at  an event of the  National Action Network on Feb 26, 2020 (AP photo by Matt Rourke) By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief at Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com , Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and Black blog, both also at the top in Black digital news in the Midwest. Tel: (216) 659-0473. Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com CLEVELANDURBANNEWS.COM, SOUTH CAROLINA- Black voters in South Carolina brought former vice president Joe Biden a victory Saturday relative to its Democratic presidential primary, his first primary win in fact, and a blow out that comes just three days before Super Tuesday, which is March 3 when 14 states, including Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Virginia, will all hold their presidential primaries. CBS News

Stop-and-frisk, Black people center-stage at 10th Democratic Debate in Charleston where Biden demands a Black female U.S. Supreme Court Justice and Warren fights for Blacks and women, Sanders still the front-runner for the Democratic nomination for president as the South Carolina primary and Super Tuesday near....The city of Charleston is the site of the Charleston Church mass shooting of innocent Black people by a since convicted White supremacist....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog, both also top in Black digital news in the Midwest

By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief at Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com , Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and Black blog, both also at the top in Black digital news in the Midwest. Tel: (216) 659-0473. Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com CLEVELANDURBANNEWS.COM, CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA- The 10th Democratic Primary Debate, the last one before delegate-rich Super Tuesday, which is March 3, took place in at the Gaillard Center in Charleston, South Carolina on Tuesday as the Feb. 29 South Carolina Democratic presidential primary nears, Black issues center stage at the event on public policy matters ranging from stop-and-frisk to disparities regarding housing, public education, criminal justice reform, women's employment rights, and institutionalized racism. Private prisons were debated as were the crime bill, health care, gun control, unemployment in the Black community, and the litany of Democratic agendas commonplace t

Thousands attend February 24 memorial in LA for Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, the NBA basketball legend and his daughter among nine who perished in a helicopter crash....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and Black blog, both also at the top in Black digital news in the Midwest

NBA basketball legend Kobe Bryant (left) and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna Bryant NBA basketball legend Kobe Bryant Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com , Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and Black blog, both also at the top in Black digital news in the Midwest. Tel: (216) 659-0473. Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com By Kathy Wray Coleman, associate publisher, editor-in-chief CLEVELANDURBANNEWS.COM, LOS ANGELES, California- Former NBA basketball star Kobe Bryant, who spent his entire 20 years in the NBA with the Los Angeles Lakers as a shooting guard, and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna were remembered during a star-studded memorial service at the Staples Center in LA on Monday, Bryant and Gianna dying in a helicopter crash on Jan 26 in Calabasas, California along with the pilot and six others, including a former college baseball coach and his wife and daughter. With a weeping Jimmy Kimmel as the master of ceremonies, th

'Hidden Figures' mathematician Katherine Johnson dies at 101

Katherine Johnson Katherine Johnson,  a mathematician  who was one of NASA's human "computers" and an unsung hero of the space agency's early days, died Monday. She calculated the flight path for America's first crewed space mission and moon landing, and she was among the women profiled in the book and movie  Hidden Figures . She was 101. Her death was announced by NASA Administrator  Jim Bridenstine . "The NASA family will never forget Katherine Johnson's courage and the milestones we could not have reached without her," Bridenstine wrote on Twitter. "Her story and her grace continue to inspire the world."  CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NPR.ORG Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com , Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and Black blog, both also at the top in Black digital news in the Midwest. Tel: (216) 659-0473. Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com. Coleman is an experienced Bl

Bernie Sanders overwhelmingly wins the Nevada caucuses, continuing his surge as the front-runner for the Democratic nomination for president----By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog, both of them top in Black digital news in the Midwest

United States Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com , Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog and top in the Midwest.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.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 . By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, associate publisher CLEVELANDURBANNEWS.COM-LAS VEGAS Nevada- Bernie Sanders won the Nevada caucuses Saturday, continuing his surge to first place as the front runner for the Democratic nomination for president behind winning in New Hampshire on Feb. 11, and taking second place in the Iowa caucuses a week earlier.  According to uno

Cleveland Councilman Joe Jones, journalist Eric Brewer to speak February 22, 2020 at the Cleveland African American Museum for the free Black History Month series of events that also included Common Pleas Judge Wanda Jones as a speaker, Judge Jones speaking on procedural justice....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog, which are also top in the Midwest in Black digital news

Cleveland Ward 1 Councilman Joe Jones (left) and local area journalist and publisher Eric Jonathan Brewer Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com , Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog, which are also top in the Midwest in Black digital news.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, associate publisher CLEVELANDURBANEWS.COM, CLEVELAND, OHIO — The Cleveland African American Museum, as part of a month- long Black History Month series, will host Cleveland Ward 1 Councilman Joe Jones and local journalist and former Cleveland mayoral candidate Eric Brewer as event speakers, Brewer also the former mayor of East Cleveland, an impoverished largely Black suburb of Cleveland. CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE OF THE CLEVELAND AFRICAN-AMERICAN MUSEUM FOR MORE INFORMATION The free event, which will be held at the museum  in Ward 7 on Crawford Road on the city&

NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio announces endorsements for Ohio House and Senate for Ohio's March 17, 2020 primary election

By Kellie Copeland, executive director, NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio CLEVELAND, Ohio -NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio, the state's leading advocate for reproductive freedom, today announced its endorsements for the  March 17, 2020  primary election.  Additional endorsements for the November general election will be announced later this year.  All endorsements are listed on the NARAL Pro-Choice Ohio  website Last session, the  Ohio House  and  Senate  passed legislation that would have outlawed abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy. Twenty members of the current Ohio House have co-sponsored legislation that would subject people who access abortion care to the death penalty. Pro-choice  Ohioans can count on our endorsed legislative candidates to stand up against these dangerous proposals. Our endorsed candidates are committed to policies that will improve access to quality affordable reproductive health care in our state. Over the last decade, 23 attacks on repr