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Updated: Cleveland Mayoral Candidate Ken Lanci ditches Black leaders, media at activists forum, says Sharpton, Rev Jesse Jackson, Mayor Jackson, Black leaders, elected officials get rich while Black community deteriorates, some disagree, some agree, Lanci donates to Black museum, Activist Amy Hurd says Black leaders, elected officials do some good and cannot be "all things to all people all of the time," Lanci donates $5,000 to Black museum in Cleveland, says Black leaders, elected officials would not help museum

From left: Cleveland Mayoral Candidate Ken Lanci, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, and Community Activist Art McKoy,  founder  of the community activist group Black on Black Crime Inc. By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief,  Cleveland Urban News.Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com, Ohio's No 1 and No 2 online Black news venues  ( )   Reach Cleveland Urban News.Com by email at and by phone at 216-659-0473 CLEVELAND, Ohio-Cleveland Mayoral Candidate Ken Lanci took on Black elected officials and Black leaders, both  locally and nationally, and the local mainstream media, including the Plain Dealer, at a community forum held last night at Black on Black Crime headquarters in East Cleveland, a neighboring majority Black and impoverished suburb of Cleveland. And the 63-year-old Italian American multimillionaire and businessman who grew up in a housing project on the largely Black east side of Cleveland was at ea

Obama wins Ohio and relection, Cleveland area Black elected officials that helped him win like Congresswoman Marcia Fudge, State Sen Nina Turner, State Reps Bill Patmon, John Barnes Jr., Cleveland Councilpersons Jeff Johnson, Mamie Mitchell, Cuyahoga County Councilman Julian Rogers, comment on his win, Rep. Fudge says Obama will deliver for Ohio as Ohio delivered for Obama, Black community wins once again as grassroots campaign catapults Obama to victory, Read this story on Obama's historic political rise as the first Black president of the United States of America and how Ohioans, Black entertainers and elected officials, and Cleveland's Black community championed his successful campaign for reelection

President Barack Obama, the first Black President of The United States of America, gives his victory speech before a cheering crowd of thousands at his campaign headquarters in Chicago, Il. after winning a second term as president from American voters Tuesday night.  The first family takes to the stage Tuesday night in Chicago, IL after Barack Obama wins a second term as President of the United States of America Obama supporters gathered Tuesday night to watch the election results trickle in at a watch party at the ward club office of Cleveland Ward 8 Councilman Jeff Johnson on the predominantly Black east side of the major metropolitan city of Cleveland. From left Johnson, James Box,  Ohio State Rep. Bill Patmon (D-10), George Edwards,  Vicki Acquah, Jahlil  Muhammad,  and Cleveland Attorney Michael Nelson Sr. (Photo by Cleveland Urban News.Com intern Bernard Rowans). By Johnette Jernigan and Kathy Wray Coleman, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.C

Retired Plain Dealer Reporter Richard Peery, Activist John Boyd, Black men take on Mayor Jackson, Cleveland Black elected officials over Gov. Kasich

Retired Cleveland Plain Dealer Newspaper Reporter and Community Activist Richard Peery Cleveland Ward 6 Precinct Committeeman John Boyd Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson By Kathy Wray Coleman, Associate Publisher, Editor, Cleveland Urban News.Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online Newsblog.Com www.clevelandur 0 CLEVELAND, Ohio-The newly found relationship between Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich and a select group of Cleveland area Democratic Black elected officials and civic leaders has some other Black people in a quandary. The Black state legislators from Cleveland, at least two Blacks on Cuyahoga County Council, controversial Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, some Cleveland councilpersons, and Black civic leaders such as Cleveland NAACP former president George Forbes, its current president James Hardiman, and Cleveland Chapter Southern Christian Leadership Conference Executive Director the Rev. E.T. Caviness are being called out by Black men upset with the Kasich-Black -lea