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U.S. House Democrats elect Hakeem Jeffries as first Black leader in Congress

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Newly elected minority leader of the U.S. House of Representative Hakeem Jefferies, the first Black to hold the post Clevelandurbannews.com and   Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com WASHINGTON, D.C. -House  Democrats  on Wednesday elected the New York congressman Hakeem Jeffries as their new leader, making him the first Black American to lead a major political party in Congress after Nancy Pelosi, the current speaker, announced that she was stepping aside to pave the way for a new generation. Jeffries, 52, will assume the role of minority leader when the new Congress is sworn in early next year, inheriting the position held for nearly two decades by Pelosi, a towering figure in Democratic politics who was the first woman speaker. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL STORY AT GUARDIAN.COM Clevelandurbannews.com and   Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com   the most read Black  digital newspaper and blog in Ohio and in the Midwest T el: (216) 659-0473. Email:  editor@clevelandurbannews.com.  We int

Ohio's five-member Democratic Congressional Delegation is now majority Black after the midterm elections and consists of U.S. Reps Sykes, Brown, Beatty and Kaptur, and U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Cleveland.....And all three of the Blacks are women....By Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's Black digital news leader

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  Ohio's five-member Democratic Congressional Delegation is majority Black as of the Nov 8 midterm elections and includes U.S. Rep-Elect Emilia Sykes of Akron (top left), U. S. Reps Shontel Brown of Warrensville Hts. (top right), Joyce Beatty of Columbus (bottom left), and Marcy Kaptur of Toledo (bottom right), and U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown of Cleveland By Kathy Wray Coleman, associate publisher, editor-in-chief Cleveland Clevelandurbannews.com and   Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com CLEVELAND, Ohio -Ohio's five member majority female Democratic Congressional Delegation is now largely Black following the Nov. 8 midterm elections that added newly elected U.S. Rep. Emilia Sykes alongside Reps Joyce Beatty of Columbus, who is Black like Sykes, and Shontel Brown, also Black and of Warrensville Hts, the fifth member of whom is U.S Sen Sherrod Brown of Cleveland, Ohio's most prominent elected Democrat and a senior member of Congress. And two of the three Blacks

10-year anniversary rally of the '137 shots' Cleveland police shooting deaths of unarmed Blacks Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell is November 29, 2022 at 5:15pm at Heritage Middle School....By Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsbloig.com, Ohio's Black digital news leader

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"137 shots" Cleveland police killing victims Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams, both of whom were Black and unarmed when they were gunned down execution-style with 137 bullets, and they were not even wanted by the law Clevelandurbannews.com and   Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com    CLEVELAND, Ohio-   Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022 marks the 10-year anniversary of the  "137 shots" Cleveland police shooting deaths of unarmed Blacks Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell, which occurred the deadly night of Nov. 29, 2012  when Cleveland police chased the duo via the car Williams was driving from downtown Cleveland to neighboring East Cleveland and gunned them down execution style, a celebrated car chase and police shooting that still haunts the two largely Black impoverished cities to this day. Community activists and other community members, led by activist groups Black on Black Crime Inc, Imperial Women Coalition and Oppressed People's Nation, wi

Vice president Kamala Harris speaks from a coastguard ship in the Philippines on the South China Sea against China's trespassing, destroying of livestock, and over-fishing in the Philippines and some 11 other countries after meeting earlier with Philippines President Bongbong Marcos in Manila....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinnewsblog.com, Ohio's Black digital news leader

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United States Vice President Kamala Harris atop of the  Philippines Coast Guard ship Teresa Magbanua at Puerto Princesa Port in the Philippines on Tues, Nov 22, 2022 .   United States Vice President Kamala Harris and Philippines President Bongbong Marcos in Manila (White House photo) Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com By Kathy Wray Coleman, associate publisher, editor United States Vice president Kamala Harris PUERTO PRINCES, Philippines —  After  meeting on Monday with Philippines President Bongbong Marcos in Manila to discuss ways to strengthen the economic and security relationship between the United States and the Philippines, V ice President Kamala Harris on Tuesday gave an assertive speech from the Southeast China Sea in the Philippine island against over-fishing and heightened threats to local fishing communities that have increased already existing tensions between China and the United States and Southeast Asian countries like the Philippines.  “As

President Joe Biden turns 80 today, November 20, 2022....Happy Birthday President Biden from Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's Black digital news leader

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             Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com , WASHINGTON, D.C.- President Joe Biden turned 80- years-old today, Sunday, Nov 20, and became the oldest person to ever assume the presidency of the United States of America when he was inaugurated in January of 2021. According to a statement from White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, the White Houses' first Black female press secretary, t he president is celebrating his birthday in Washington with a brunch hosted by first lady Jill Biden as his  family is already in town  and  celebrated his granddaughter's wedding at the White House . Below is the Wikipedia background on the nation's oldest president in American history, a Democrat who took office  nearly two years ago. Joseph Robinette Biden Jr.  (born November 20, 1942) is the 46th and current  president of the United States . A member of the  Democratic Party , he previously served as the 47th  vice president  from 2009 to 2017 unde