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Trump keeps up fight with Black community by launching feud with Rev. Al Sharpton, CNN reports

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President Donald Trump and Civil Rights leader the Rev. Al Sharpton in happier times By  Devan Cole , CNN Updated 10:35 AM ET, Mon July 29, 2019 Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump launched a feud with the Rev. Al Sharpton on Monday,  escalating a series of attacks  on prominent black leaders and minority progressives. Trump has recently called out minority lawmakers and leaders in an effort to define the Democratic Party and strengthen his base ahead of the 2020 presidential election. His morning tirade against Sharpton, a longtime African-American activist, come after a weekend in which the President repeatedly assailed Maryland Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings, who is black, and the city of Baltimore, parts of which lie in Cummings' district. Later Monday, Sharpton is set to hold a press conference in Baltimore with former Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele, a Republican, "to address Trump's remarks & bi-partisan outrage in the black community

Obama speaks at Senator McCain's funeral and says McCain called on America to rise above racism and 'mean and petty' politics

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By  Veronica Stracqualursi , CNN Washington (CNN)- Former President Barack Obama lauded John McCain's efforts to push the nation to rise above "mean and petty" politics in his tribute Saturday to the Arizona Republican, who served for more than three decades in the Senate. "So much of our politics, our public life, our public discourse can seem small and mean and petty, trafficking in bombast and insult, and phony controversies, and manufactured outrage. It's a politics that pretends to be brave and tough, but in fact is born of fear," Obama said in a eulogy for McCain at a memorial service at Washington National Cathedral. "John called on us to be bigger than that. He called on us to be better than that." CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL STORY AT CNN.COM Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com , Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog with some 5 million views on Google Plus alone.Tel: (216) 659-0

Senator John McCain dies at 81 and Obama and George W. Bush to speak at funeral, though President Trump is not invited

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Senator John McCain CNN) Whenever  America was in a fight  during his long lifetime, John McCain was in the thick of it. McCain, who has died at the age of 81, was a naval bomber pilot, prisoner of war, conservative maverick, giant of the Senate, twice-defeated presidential candidate and an abrasive American hero with a twinkle in his eye. The Arizonan warrior politician, who survived plane crashes, several bouts of skin cancer and brushes with political oblivion, often seemed to be perpetually waging a race against time and his own mortality while striving to ensure that his five-and-a-half years as a Vietnam prisoner of war did not stand as the defining experience of his life. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL STORY AT CNN.COM

Front -runner Hillary Clinton wins first Democratic presidential debate with poise, while Bernie Sanders holds his own....All 5 candidates court the Black vote and say that Black Lives Matter, and Clinton promotes her womanhood and said that a Democrat must succeed President Barack Obama....Clinton said that when Democrats stay home and do not vote, Republicans win the White House....By Cleveland Urban News.Com Editor-in-Chief Kathy Wray Coleman www.clevelandurbannews.com

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By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and the Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog. Tel: 216-659-0473. Email:  editor@clevelandurbannews.com . Coleman is a 22-year political, legal and investigative journalist who trained for 17 years, and under six different editors,  at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.    ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) LAS VEGAS, NEVADA-Poised, confident, and on point, Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton (pictured) won the first Democratic presidential debate held Tuesday night in Las Vegas, Nevada, say political pundits, and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders (pictured) held his own.  Both were, by many accounts, a breath a fresh air from the Republicans, and they showed the depth of intellect and sensitivity to issues,  from poverty, to racism, to women's rights and voting rights, that have traditionally draw

ODP Chairman David Pepper, young Black Cleveland Dems, other Dems to host first Democratic presidential debate watch parties tonight, October 13....Watch parties are in Cleveland and other major Ohio cities...Pepper comments to Cleveland Urban News.Com field reporter Johnette Jernigan.... Cleveland is led by three-term Democratic Black Mayor Frank Jackson....Hosted by CNN, the debate airs live from Las Vegas at 8:30 pm ET....The five Democratic debaters are Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, former Virginia U.S. senator Jim Webb, former Maryland governor Martin O'Malley, and Lincoln Chafee, the former governor of Rhode Island...Read here where the debate watch parties sponsored by the Ohio Democratic Party (ODP) will be held in Cleveland and major cities across Ohio tonight.... By Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news

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Key members of the Cleveland-based Northeast Ohio Chapter of Ohio Young Black Democrats  (NEO-OYBD) , which is led by Billy L. Sharp (second row at far right), pose with Cuyahoga County Councilwoman Yvonne Conwell, a Cleveland Democrat, (third row at far right), and East Cleveland Councilman Mansell Baker (front row at far left).  Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, the three-term Black Mayor of the largely Black major American city that hosted the first Republican presidential debate this summer and will also host the Republican National Convention in 2016. Ohio Democratic Party Chairman David Pepper By Field Reporter Johnette Jernigan and Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and the Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog. Tel: 216-659-0473. Email:  editor@clevelandurbannews.com . Jernigan has been a staff and field reporter for Cleveland Urban News.Com since 2012. Coleman is a 22-year

CNN covers 400 persons Imperial Women, Oppressed People's Nation violence against women rally, activists call on Obama to bring in National Guard to find missing women, State Senator Turner criticizes Governor Kasich at rally, family members of victims of serial killer, Black elected officials attend, in unrelated matter Arial Castro agrees to plea deal of life in prison for raping and kidnapping Gina DeJesus, Amanda Berry and Michelle Knight

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CNN Anchor Anderson Cooper From the Metro Desk of Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's most read online Black newspaper. ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) and ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ).  Reach Cleveland Urban News.Com by phone at 216-659-0473 and by email at  editor@clevelandurbannews.com    According to a news article by Cleveland Fox 8 News Reporter Kevin Freeman, who covered the rally, hundreds  attended the  stop the violence rally held  on July 24, 2013  and organized by Imperial Women and the Oppressed People's Nation  in the wake of 3 dead bodies uncovered last week in East Cleveland, Ohio of Black women wrapped in plastic bags.  Photo by Cleveland FOX 8 news.       CLEVELAND, Ohio- A  stop the violence against women rally that drew nearly 400 people  on July 24 near the intersection of Shaw and Hayden Avenues in East Cleveland in the area where the decomposed bodies of 3 Black women were found wrapped in plastic bags last week at va

A one-on-one interview with CNN contributor and TV-One commentator Roland Martin on President Obama, Romney, and whether First Lady Michelle Obama is 'too Black,' latest CBS poll has Obama and Romney in statistical tie

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Roland Martin By Johnnette Jernigan Cleveland, Ohio-This is a one-on-one interview with CNN  contributor  and TV-One commentator Roland Martin, a nationally known Black political analyst. In this short but engaged interview Martin gives his views on the Democratic and Republican campaigns for President of the United States of America. He also discusses his take on the suggestion by some right wing conservatives that First Lady Michelle Obama is "too Black." President Barack Obama, a Democrat, will face former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, the presumptive nominee for the Republican Party, for the upcoming November election for president. The below interview was undertaken during the heat of the fight for the Republican nomination for president and before Romney became the presumptive  nominee. It is  printed  here because it still has  significance  as America's Black community and others prepare for a showdown as to a tight race for the White Hous

Activist Laura Cowan questions Cuyahoga County officials after AMBER Alert to find Latasha Jackson and baby daughter faults, both later found murdered

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Laura Cowan, an anti-domestic violence advocate, speaks to 19 Action News during a vigil held after the bodies of 19-year-old Latasha Jackson and Jackson's one-year-old daughter Chaniya Wynn were discovered by police in a garage on Cleveland's majority Black east side. An AMBER Alert issued by Cuyahoga County that might have prevented the tragedy faulted twice. By Kathy Wray Coleman , Editor of Cleveland Urban News.Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog,.Com ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) and ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) CLEVELAND,Ohio-A CNN community hero and community activist whose baby's daddy is serving a life sentence for holding her hostage in her home garage and raping her in front of her then two children is calling for Cuyahoga County officials to do better with the AMBER Alert in the wake of the kidnapping and murder of a young Black mother and her young daughter by a disgruntled ex-boyfriend two weeks ago. "It is neglig