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Boxing promoter Don King's annual Turkey giveaway tour to hit Cleveland December 17, 2018, and King, a Cleveland native, is slated to attend the event

Legendary boxing promoter Don King, a native of Cleveland, Ohio, at a previous turkey giveaway event CLEVELAND, Ohio -Legendary boxing promoter and global icon Don King has sponsored his traditional Turkey Giveaway Tour for more than 50 years and this holiday season the tradition will return to Cleveland, Ohio on Monday Dec 17.  Stops in California, Las Vegas, Florida, New York,  and New Jersey  will precede the annual Cleveland leg.  The Cleveland event will take place on Monday, Dec. 17 beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Call & Post Newspaper that King publishes, which is located at 11800 Shaker Blvd on Cleveland's largely Black east side. Don King will personally be on hand to distribute turkeys to organizations and individuals in need, organizers said. Groups and individuals will be required to pick up their ticket or tickets at the Call & Post Newspaper, Monday-Friday prior to the event (11am – 4pm) to receive a ticket for a free turkey. For more informa

Rev Dr. Otis Moss Jr tells why racism in America is so powerful, Moss marched with MLK, Moss' article comes on the heels of the anniversary of fatal 137 shots shooting by 13 White Cleveland police officers of unarmed Blacks Malissa Williams and Tim Russell

The Reverend Dr. Otis Moss Jr. Why racism is so omnipotent (powerful) (The article below is reprinted here at  Cleveland Urban News.Com ( )  with the expressed permission from Call and Post Newspaper Associate Publisher and Editor Connie Harper). By the Rev. Dr. Otis Moss Jr. (Editors note: The Rev Dr. Otis Moss Jr., a retired former senior pastor of the prominent Olivet Institutional Baptist Church in Cleveland and also a Civil Rights icon who marched with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the height of the Civil Rights movement   Moss' comments below come on the heels of the anniversary last week of the 137 shots tragedy where unarmed Blacks Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell were killed by 13 White Cleveland police officers shooting 137 bullets on Nov 29, 2012 following a police car chase that began in downtown Cleveland and ended in neighboring East Cleveland, Ohio. Community activists, family members of the victims and o