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Updated: Democratic Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson shines as city will host 2016 Republican National Convention under his leadership, County Executive Ed FitzGerald comments, the convention win kicks Cleveland out of consideration for the Dems' national convention, Jackson is the third Black mayor of Cleveland

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, whose leadership served to land the 2016 Republican National Convention in the majority Black major American city of Cleveland. The third term mayor is the city's third Black mayor behind Carl B. Stokes in 1967, the first Black mayor of a major American city, and Michael R. White in the early 1990s.  All three, the late Carl B. Stokes, White, and Jackson, are Democrats By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief,  Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog,  O hio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog, Tel: (216) 659-0473  K athy Wray Coleman is  a community activist and 20 year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.    ( ) /   ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio- Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, the city's third Black mayor behind Carl B. Stokes, who was elected in 1967, and Michael R. White i