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Community forum sponsored by Mayor Jackson, Cleveland NAACP on 137 -bullets- shooting- deaths of Black unarmed victims Malissa Williams and Timothy Ray Russell with mayor, police chief others gets heated, activists chant no justice no peace, police chief agrees with victims family that some Cleveland police might be racist, family members, community activists still outraged

Malissa Williams and Timothy Ray Russell 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 ( ) CLEVELAND,Ohio-A community forum held yesterday at Greater Abyssinia Baptist Church in Cleveland and sponsored by the Cleveland Chapter NAACP and Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson to address community outcries over the 137-bullets-shooting deaths by a group of White Cleveland police officers of Black unarmed victims Malissa Williams and Timothy Ray Russell, neither of whom was in trouble with the law, got heated as family members, community activists and others looked for answers. "We are here to bring calm to the community," said the Rev. E. Theophilus Caviness, senior pastor at Greater Abyssinia Baptist Church who is also second vice president of the Cleveland NAACP and the executive director of The Southern Christian Leadership Conference.