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Congresswoman Fudge, CBC call for an end to racial profiling following Zimmerman verdict, Cleveland NAACP supports her, National NAACP President Ben Jealous calls for federal Civil Rights criminal charges against Zimmerman

Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge  (D-11), Cleveland  NAACP President The Rev. Hilton Smith and National NAACP President Ben Jealous   By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com, Ohio's No 1 and No 2 online Black newspapers  ( ) and ( ).  Kathy Wray   Coleman is a former biology teacher and a 20-year investigative Black journalist who trained for some 15 years at the Call and Post Newspaper, a Black weekly with distributions in Cleveland, Columbus and  Cincinnati   Reach Coleman by phone at 216-659-0473 and by email at Cleveland, Ohio- In the wake of an acquittal last weekend of night watchman George Zimmerman, who followed, stalked and then gunned down unarmed Black teen Trayvon Martin in a Florida suburb last year, and even after police dispatchers directed him to back off, Ohio 11th Congressional District Congresswoman

Cleveland activists, college students to protest today, March 23, 4 pm at Tower City over Trayvon Martin murder

Trayvon Martin NAACP President Ben Jealous The Rev. Al Sharpton By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor, The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog. Com and Cleveland Urban News.Com News.Com ( ) and ( ) (Editor's note: The capitalized typing in parts of this article is beyond are technical control and is only occurring as to this controversial article) CLEVELAND,Ohio-Community activist groups and area high school and college students will gather on Fri., March 23, at 4 pm at Tower City in downtown Cleveland to rally and then march to the Cuyahoga County Justice Center, 1200 Ontario St, to express outrage over the handling of the the shooting death of unarmed 17-year-old Black Florida teenager Trayvon Martin by a White neighborhood watchmen in the gated community where his father lives. Anger over the killing of the Black teen as generated nationwide protests with the U.S. Department of Justice launching an investigation around th