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Article With Protest Video: Racist voter intimidation billboards owned by Clear Channel that threaten felony, fine and prison to Black, poor voters in Cleveland, Ohio, Wisconsin to come down after protest in Cleveland by Imperial Women, Organize Ohio, Stop Targeting Ohio's Poor, Cleveland Jobs With Justice, Black on Black Crime, Peace in the Hood, other community activist groups, press conference by elected officials, view protest video by Fox 8 News here

The billboard 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 that was taken down on Oct. 22 by the advertising company  Clear  Channel Outdoor Holdings Inc.  after outcries by Black elected officials and a protest by community activists. Activists and Cleveland area councilpersons and state legislators had called  the billboard and 29 others around Cleveland like it racist, unconstitutional, voter suppression and voter intimidation of Ohio communities that have a large number of poor and minority voters. A press conference by Black elected officials and a picket by community activist groups such as The Imperial Women, Black on Black Crime, Peace in the Hood, Stop Targeting Ohio's Poor and Organize Ohio  over the aforementioned Clear Channel billboard was held on Oct. 11 and made national news, including CNN and MSNBC. (

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