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Remembering Blacks that died in 2012 of notability including Whitney Houston, Rodney King, Etta James, Sherman Hensley, Don Cornelius and Donna Summer

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Whitney Houston By Kathy Wray Coleman, Publisher, Editor-n-Chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper ( www.clevelandurbannews.com )  Cleveland Urban News.Com  remembers  the following Blacks, known nationally and internationally, that passed away in 2012 and whose contributions will remain a part of America's legacy, and a source of pride to the Black community.  Whitney Houston, 48, pop icon Sherman Helmsley, 74, television icon known for  starring  roles in "The Jefferson's" and "Amen" Don Cornelius, 75, creator of Soul Train Donna Summer, 63, Queen of Disco, Chuck Brown, Godfather of Go-Go Michael Clarke Duncun, 54, actor noted for role in The Green Mile. Rodney King, 47, known for the infamous police beating by a group of White police officers,  that sparked the LA Riots in 1992.  Yvette Wilson, 50, actress and comedian, role in telvision shows "Moesha&qu

New March Democratic primary results: Fudge wins, Judge Floyd beats Lawson, Goldberg beats Judge Russo, McCormack wins, Kaptur beats Kucinich

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By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) and ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) (kathy@kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com) (Editors Note: The results of Tuesday's Cuyahoga County Democratic primary for county prosecutor are addressed in a separate article below this one that is also dated March 7, 2012). CLEVELAND, Ohio-Tuesday's Cuyahoga County Democratic primary brought mostly predictable results, political pundits said. U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich of Cleveland lost to Toledo Democrat Marcy Kaptur in the new 9th Congressional District, 11th Congressional District Rep. Marcia L. Fudge won reelection to a third term by a comfortable margin, a Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court judge was ousted while another retained her seat, and a former Cuyahoga County commissioner upset a crowded field to compete against a Republican in Nov. for one of two open of seats on the Ohio Eighth District Court of Appeals , among other judicial races. (Editors N