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The U.S. men's and women's soccer teams will be paid equally under a new deal

Players on the U.S Women's National Team celebrate their victory in the penalty shootout over the Netherlands in the Women's Quarter Final match of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images The U.S. Soccer Federation announced Wednesday that it has reached a deal to pay the U.S. Men's National Team and the U.S. Women's National Team equally, eliminating a contentious pay gap that saw female players   earning less . The new collective bargaining agreements will run through 2028 and include the "equalization" of World Cup prize money,   the organization announced . CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT NPR.ORG Clevelandurbannews.com and   Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com , the most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog in Ohio and in the Midwest. Tel: (216) 659-0473. Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com. We interviewed former president Barack Obama one-on-one when he was campaigning for president. As to the Obama interview , CLICK HE

Louisville, Kentucky's Charles Booker, who is Black, wins the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate and will face incumbent U.S. Senator Rand Paul, a Kentucky Republican, for the November general election....Booker, 38, is the first Black Democratic candidate to be nominated for statewide election in Kentucky history

U.S. Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky (left) won the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate on Tues, May 17, and former state representative Charles Booker (right), a Louisville Democrat, won the Democratic nomination. The two will square off in November for the midterm elections.  An activist, organizer and former state representative, Booker is the first Black Democratic candidate to win a nomination for the U.S. Senate in Kentucky history Clevelandurbannews.com and   Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com LOUISVILLE, Kentucky- U.S. Sen Rand Paul will face  former state Rep. Charles Booker of Louisville in the general election after initial results showed Paul, the Republican incumbent, and Booker, who is a Black Democrat, both  defeating little-known challengers during Kentucky’s primary elections on Tuesday.  The Associated press called the race early on Tuesday, Kentucky's U.S. Senate primary one of several being closely watched across the country. Booker, 38, who rose to promine

10 mostly Black people killed in a racially motivated mass shooting at a Buffalo supermarket, CNN reports

(CNN)-BUFFALO, New York- Ten mostly Black people were killed in a racially motivated mass shooting at a   supermarket in Buffalo   on Saturday by a suspect in tactical gear who was livestreaming the attack, law enforcement officials said during a news conference. The shooting occurred Saturday afternoon at a Tops Friendly Markets store. The suspect in the shooting, a White male, is in custody, police said. He was identified as Payton Gendron, 18, and pleaded not guilty to the first degree murder charge brought against him in court Saturday night, Buffalo City Court Chief Judge Craig Hannah tells CNN. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT CNN.COM   Clevelandurbannews.com and   Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com , the most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog in Ohio and in the Midwest. Tel: (216) 659-0473. Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com. We interviewed former president Barack Obama one-on-one when he was campaigning for president. As to the Obama interview , CLICK HE

Planned Parenthhood's May 14 Northeast Ohio 'Bans Off Our Bodies' march in Cleveland draws only hundreds after outside organizers snub local Black Women's March organizers, and nationally the event failed to draw mass crowds in respective cities....Blacks stayed away from the 'Bans Off Our Bodies' Planned Parenthood event in Cleveland on Saturday....Women's March Cleveland 's rally and march for Civil Rights and against the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade are Saturday, June 11 at noon on the steps of Cleveland City Hall.... Event contact tel -(216) 659-0473...By Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's Black digital news leader

  Clevelandurbannews.com and   Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com CLEVELAND, Ohio. After snubbing local Women's March organizers, Planned Parenthood's "Bans Off Our Bodies" marches in Northeast Ohio in Cleveland and elsewhere nationally failed to garner the mass crowd that was expected on Saturday in spite of the corporate-funded group spending thousands upon thousands of dollars for Facebook and other ads for the national initiative. And while a few media outlets covered the event, organizers of Cleveland's rally and march, who did not reside in Cleveland and were from Columbus and Akron, Ohio, got absolutely no pre coverage of the event from Cleveland's mainstream media. (Editor's note: Women's March Cleveland will rally and march Sat. June 11 at noon on the steps of Cleveland City Hall before the U.S. Supreme Court issues its decision in a Mississippi case where the court is set to overturn Roe v. Wade and more than a thousand have already respond

Karine-Jean Pierre to become the nation's first Black female White House press secretary and was tapped by President Joe Biden for the prestigious post....By Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's Black digital news leader

 Karine Jean-Pierre, whom President Joe Biden has named as his second White House secretary, the first Black woman to hold the post in U.S.history Clevelandurbannews.com and   Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com WASHINGTON, D.C- President Biden has named Karine Jean-Pierre as his White House press secretary to replace Jen Psaki later this month, Jean-Pierre the first Black woman in U.S. history to be named to the prestigious post.  She has been Psaki's deputy since the start of the administration and stood in for her on ocasion, including when she was out was COVID-19.  She will  also be the the first openly gay person in the prestigius role of speaking for the president and the U.S. government and holding in press briefings that are watched in venues internationally. "Karine not only brings the experience, talent and integrity needed for this difficult job, but she will continue to lead the way in communicating about the work of the Biden-Harris Administration on behalf of th

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President Biden's former speech writer Jeff Nussbaum to speak at the City Club of Cleveland via an in-person event on speech writing and on his book 'Undelivered: The Never-Heard Speeches That Would Have Rewritten History'....By Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's Black digital news leader

Jeff Nussbaum Undelivered: The Never-Heard Speeches That Would Have Rewritten History Cleveland City club event, Friday, May 20 for an 11:30 am lunch and a forum at noon register today! Clevelandurbannews.com and   Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com CLEVELAND, Ohio-  President Joe Biden's former senior speech writer, Jeff Nussbaum, will keynote a forum on speech writing hosted by the City Club of Cleveland on Fri, May 20 . He will also do a book signing relative to his book titled "  Undelivered: The Never-Heard Speeches that Would Have Rewritten History."  Email  info@cityclub.org  with any questions. The forum, which begins at noon following an 11;30 am lunch and requires purchased tickets, is part of the Authors in Conversation series and is sponsored by the  John P. Murphy Foundation    through a public grant from   Cuyahoga Arts & Culture .  Speeches have the power to educate, incite, and inspire. But for almost every delivered speech there exists an undelivered