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Women's Wave Cleveland Oct 8, 2022: Nickie Antonio, Jeff Crossman, Cheryl Stephens and activists Genevieve Mitchell and Sandra Hardwick to keynote Women's March Cleveland's October 8, 2022 rally and march at 1:30 pm at Market Square Park, Antonio a state senator, Stephens a Cuyahoga County councilwoman, Crossman a state representative, and activists Mitchell and Hardwick women's rights activists....By Kathy Wray Coleman of and, Ohio's Black digital news leader

  Keynote speakers for Women's March Cleveland's Oct 8, 2022 1:30 pm Market Square Park rally and march from left are Ohio Senator Nickie Antonio, lt governor Democratic nominee Cuyahoga County Councilwoman Cheryl Stephens, Cleveland activist Genevieve Mitchell, Ohio attorney general Democratic nominee state Representative Jeff Crossman, and Cleveland anti-violence activist Sandra Hardwick,  whose daughter, Britney Hardwick, was murdered in the family's home driveway two years ago in Cleveland's Collinwood neighborhood with the assailant still at large and Here is the Facebook link for this event where hundreds have already responded: CLEVELAND, Ohio- Women's March Cleveland has announced its keynote speakers for a local march to the national women's march that will be held on Oct 8, 2022 at 1:30pm at Market Square Park at West 25th Street and Lorain Ave near downtown

Grief, protest and power: Why Iranian women are cutting their hair-CNN reports

Image and   Abu Dhabi, UAE  CNN —  Masha Amini A weeping Iranian woman is seen kneeling by her dead brother’s coffin as she slashes through her hair with a pair of scissors. Her relatives wail for justice as she tosses strands onto the coffin. They were grieving for 36-year-old Javad Heydari, who was fatally shot last week at one of the anti-government protests that have gripped Iran. Images like these have galvanized women across the world to join Iranian women protesting the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini . She died in hospital on September 16, three days after being pulled off the streets of Tehran by morality police and taken to a “re-education center” for lessons in modesty. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT CNN.COM and   the most read Black digital newspaper and blog in Ohio and in the Midwest T el: (216) 659-0473. Email:  We and, Ohio's leader in Black digital news

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Nineteen-year-old Black woman sentenced for murdering a White Cleveland cop by Judge John O'Donnell, the Michael Brelo judge...Tamara McLoyd shot and killed officer Shane Bartek on New Years Eve in 2021....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of, Ohio's Black digital news leader

Nineteen-year-old Tamara McLoyd (left) and 25-year-old Cleveland police officer Shane Bartek (right), whom McLoyd shot to death on New Year's Eve in 2021. and By Kathy Wray Coleman, associate publisher, editor-in-chief  CLEVELAND, Ohio - A 19-year old Black Cleveland area woman convicted earlier this year in connection with the 2021 New Year's Eve carjacking and shooting death of off-duty Cleveland police officer Shane Bartek in the Kamms Corner neighborhood on the city's largely White west side and four other robberries was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday with parole eligibility after 26 years in the murder case . With all of the combined sentences, including the multiple robberies and the killing of Bartek, the woman will be eligible for parole after serving 54 years in prison. Tamara McLoyd, of Garfield Heights, who was 18 when she shot and kiiled Bartek, was convicted by a Cuyahoga County common pleas

Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb creates police accountability team as to the consent decree for police reforms and is seeking an executive director to lead the team....The court-monitored consent decree between Cleveland and the DOJ was implemented behind several questionable police shooting deaths of unarmed Blacks over the last and, Ohio's Black digital news leader

Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb and CLEVELAND, Ohio- Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb is creating a Police Accountability Team to support the Cleveland Division of Police (CDP)'s continuing improvements and to assist with the final successful implementation of the consent decree, he says.  Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams Twelve-year-old Tamir Rice The city and the U.S. Department of Justice are parties to the court-monitored consent decree for police reforms that was implemented in May of 2015 behind several questionable police shooting deaths of unarmed Blacks over the last decade, including Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams in 2012 , who were gunned down by 13-non-Black Cleveland cops shooting 137 bullets, and 12-year-old Tamir Rice in November of 2014 . And Cleveland voters passed a controversial new charter amendment of police oversight known as Issue 24 last November. Police accoutability and public saftey are key to

Dorothy "Annie" Todd is sworn in as deputy police chief in Cleveland, becoming the highest ranking woman in the CDP....She succeeds Joellen O'Neill, who and, Ohio's Black digital news leader

Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb, newly promoted Deputy Police Chief Dorothy "Annie" Todd, and Chief of Police Wayne Drummond and September 24, 2022 — CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland Mayor Justin M. Bibb, Chief Director of Public Safety Karrie D. Howard and Police Chief Wayne Drummond are pleased to announce that Commander Dorothy "Annie" Todd has been appointed as the new deputy police chief of the Cleveland Division of Police (CDP). Flanked by Chief Drummond and some rank and file types there in support, Deputy Chief Todd was sworn in by Mayor Bibb at City Hall. "Deputy Chief Todd is an effective and empathic leader who has spent the last 21 years protecting and serving the city," said Mayor Bibb. " We are delighted to recognize her accomplishments and welcome her to this new role." Chief Drummond said that Todd is an effective leader, and an asset to the Cleveland Police Department The mayo