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Tamir Rice's mother and her attorney meet with activists for a meeting led by Kathy Wray Coleman to thank activists, who will picket Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael O'Malley if he does not take the Cleveland police killing of the 12-year-old Black boy before another county grand jury.....Activist groups represented at the meeting include the Imperial Women Coalition, Black Lives Matter Cleveland, the Carl Stokes Brigade, the National Black Panther Party, Badass Teachers, the Cleveland Chapter of the National Action Network, BEMAD, Stop Targeting Ohio's Poor, Medina County Together, the Fairfax Business Association, the Greater Cleveland chapter of the Council of Negro Women, Raise Up Cleveland, the Cleveland Peacemakers, and SEIU.....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of and, Ohio's Black digital news leaders

Pictured are Samaria Rice, the mother of slain 12-year-old  Cleveland police shooting victim Tamir Rice, and Tamir Rice himself Rice family attorney Subodh Chandra, who is representing  Rice's mother, Samaria Rice, and the dead boy's estate along with New York attorney Jonathan Abady, and Chicago attorney Billy Joe Mills Former Cuyahoga County prosecutor Tim McGinty Ohio 11th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcia Fudge ( ) /   ( ). Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog with some 4.5 million views on Google Plus alone.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, and who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio. We interviewed former president Barack Obama one-on-one  when he was campaigning for president. As to the Obama interview,   CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE A

Congresswoman Maxine Waters to meet with Black community in Cleveland May 6, 2017 in a public forum from 1:45 pm-2:45 pm at G- Lancer on the 21 restaurant at 1425 E. 21st St. at Superior Ave....Black elected officials and community activists to attend....Call Juanita Brent at 216-333-6837 for more information.....Community activists say they will attend in part because Rep Waters stood up against police brutality in Los Angeles as to the Rodney King verdict, and has guts.....Activists should call activist Kathy Wray Coleman at 216-659-0473 for more information on the event....By and, Ohio's Black digital news leader

California Congresswoman Maxine Waters, a Los Angeles Democrat and the longest serving Black woman in congress who will meet with Black activists and Black leaders and elected officials in Cleveland, Ohio from 1:45 pm to 2:45 pm on Saturday, May 6, 2017 a G Lancer on the 21 restaurant ( the old Maudi Gras restaurant and the new Lancer restaurant) at 1425 East 21st Street and Superior Avenue in downtown Cleveland, Ohio ( For more information call Juanita Brent of District 11 Indivisible at (216)  333-6837.  Activists should call activist Kathy Wray Coleman at 216-659-0473). ClevelandUrbanNews.Com  and the    KathyWrayColemanOnlineNewsBlog.Com  , Ohio's most read digital Black newspapers, Ohio's most read digital Black newspapers. Tel: (216) 659-0473. Email: CLEVELAND URBANNEWS.COM-CLEVELAND, Ohio-  U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters will  be in Cleveland, Ohio this weekend and will participate in a public forum with greater Cleveland Black leaders

Cleveland Plain Dealer Editor Debra Adams Simmons, the newspaper's first Black female editor, takes job as vice president of newspaper's parent company

Debra Adams Simmons 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 CLEVELAND, Ohio-Debra Adams Simmons, the first Black female editor of The Cleveland Plain Dealer Newspaper, has been named vice president of news development for Advance Local, a parent company which owns the Plain Dealer and some 30 other newspapers nationwide. Her last day of work is April 21. Managing Editor Thom Fladung will continue with the day to day operations of the newspaper, newspaper officials said earlier today, while a national search is underway for a replacement editor. Simmons became editor in 2010 and is a former editor of

Black community turns out for forum on the rape and murders of Black women on Cleveland's east side, rapists and killers still at large, County Prosecutor Tim McGinty attends event, read the Fox 8 News article and watch the video here

By FOX 8 News CLEVELAND – People remain on edge after three women were found  murdered and another brutally attacked  along a stretch of East 93rd Street in southeast Cleveland. “All within one mile of each other,” Cleveland City Council member Zack Reed said at a safety forum Tuesday evening. Reed and other city leaders, along with police, ministers and community activists told a room full of concerned residents they need the public’s help to get the attackers off the street. “If you don’t share the information, then our investigations stall sometimes,” Fourth District Police Commander Deon McCaulley said. Jamella Hasan, 37, was found stabbed 15 times near East 93rd Street and Manor on December 17. “The person that did this to her is still running the streets of our city,” Reed said. Jasmine Trotter, 20, was found murdered in an abandoned home on East 93rd Street on March 24. She was raped and badly beaten. A few days later Christine Malone, 45, was found beaten a

Community activists, Ohio Black elected officials to picket over racist billboard in Cleveland's poor, Black communities that threatens voters with prison, $10,000 fine if they vote this year, protest is Thursday, Oct 11, 10: 30 am, E. 35th St and Community College Ave, Councilman Cleveland, state Sen. Turner, State Rep Williams to hold press conference with community activists at rally

The bill board at 35th St and Community College Ave. near Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland on its predominantly Black east side of town in the impoverished Central Neighborhood where Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson lives. Community activists and elected officials call  the billboards racist, unconstitutional, voter suppression and voter intimidation of Ohio communities that have a large number of poor and minority voters. A picket over the Clear Channel billboard at issue is set for Thursday, Oct. 5 at 11 am. Community activists want the billboard and others like it  throughout the city and in other Ohio cities like Columbus and Cincinnati taken down immediately. (Photo by Will Monroe Photography, Email: By Kathy Wray Coleman, Executive Publisher, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog ( ) CLEVELAND,Ohio- Community activists, elected officials and others will picket on Thursday, Oct. 1

Cleveland Urban News.Com Facebook friends, pros and cons, discuss racist voter suppression billboard in Cleveland that threatens poor, Black voters with a felony, prison, $10,000 fine if they vote, protest is Thursday, Oct 11, 5 pm, 35th St and Community College Blvd. in Cleveland, Clear Channel Radio (WTAM) owns controversial billboard

Kathy Wray Coleman Friday Public Friends Friends except Acquaintances Only Me Custom Close Friends Cleveland Area See all lists... Family Cleveland Urban News.Com Kentucky State University Fern Creek High School in Louisville, Ky. Spalding University University of Louisville University of Akron Acquaintances Go Back Community activists, elected officials to picket over racist bill board in Cleveland's poor, Black communities that threatens voters with prison, $10,000 fine if they vote this year, protest is Thursday, Oct 11, 5 pm, 35th St and Community College Blvd. Read this story at  .Email:, Tel: 216-659-0473. (Editor's note: Below is a Facebook discussion on the Clear Channel Radio and Media (WTAM) billboard that community activists, Black elected officials say targets poor and minority cities in an effort to intimidate voters and to suppress the Black vote) 1 Like  ·   ·  Share