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Cleveland NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner held and chapter President Michael Nelson Sr. defends LeBron James' response to racist graffiti on his LA home as hundreds attend the event where actor and author Hill Harper was the keynote speaker and Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam was honored for making the Browns franchise one of the most diversified in the country....Some Blacks and community activists opposed the billionaire Haslam, who is White, getting the group's most distinguished Civil Rights award......National NAACP President and CEO Cornell Wiliam Brooks will step down this month following criticism that he was not aggressive enough during a Trump presidency that is harming Black America.... Nelson's resurrection of the Cleveland NAACP follows his support of the controversial Q- Deal and prior infighting between members of the old Cleveland NAACP leadership regime and a decline in membership...By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of and, Ohio's Black digital news leaders

American actor, author and intellectual Hill Harper, who played a key acting role on the hit television show CSI: New York for nine seasons, has three ivy league degrees, including a law degree, and who attended Harvard Law School with former president Barack Obama, was the keynote speaker  for the Cleveland NAACP's Freedom Fund Dinner held Saturday, June 3, 2017 Cleveland Browns franchise owner Jimmy Haslam speaks at the Cleveland NAACP Freedom Fund Dinner held Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the  Renaissance Hotel in downtown Cleveland. A White billionaire, Haslam was honored by the Civil Rights organization with the group's most distinguished Civil Rights award, amid opposition from some executive board members, media-types, and Black community members Cleveland NAACP President Michael Nelson Sr  at the Freedom Fund Dinner held by the Cleveland NAACP  at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Cleveland on June 3, 2017 Retiring Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Ro

Cleveland Urban News.Com Sportswriter Karl Kimbrough assesses Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and his new regime, compares coaches previous and current to the team....Are the team leadership changes made by Haslam better for the Browns?

Cleveland Urban News.Com Sportswriter Karl Kimbrough   By Karl Kimbrough, Cleveland Urban News.Com Sportswriter. Reach Kimbrough at  Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com, Ohio's No 1 and No 2 online Black newspapers  ( ) and ( ) . Tel (216) 659-0473. Email: CLEVELAND, Ohio-Last year at about this time during training camp Jimmy Haslam suddenly appeared on the scene of Browns Town as the team's new owner. He would immediately begin to patrol the side lines in Berea, Ohio where the team practices. By his mere presence on a consistent basis in contrast to previous owner Randy Lerner, fans, players and management know there is a new sheriff in town. By his optimistic expectation to establish a winner, Haslam has reinvigorated Browns fans.   So when the season 5-11 record drew to a merciful end last year