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Cleveland NAACP to host post-presidential election blues town hall forum from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm on November 29, 2016 at St James A.M.E Church... Local NAACP president Michael Nelson Sr. tells Cleveland Urban News.Com that the Black community is distraught over Trump's win for president, that it's the worst thing for Blacks since the assassination of MLK, and that all of the Civil Rights gains of Black America are at risk under a Trump administration.....By editor-in-chief Kathy Wray Coleman of and, Ohio's Black digital news leaders

Cleveland NAACP President Michael Nelson Sr.  ( ) /   ( ). Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: By Editor-in-Chief  Kathy Wray Coleman, a-24-year journalist who trained at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio for 17 years, and who interviewed now President Barack Obama one-on-one when he was campaigning for president. As to the Obama interview,   CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, OHIO'S LEADER IN BLACK DIGITAL NEWS .  (Note: A former biology teacher and longtime Cleveland activist, Coleman is the most read reporter in Ohio on Google Plus with some 3.2 million views). CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Cleveland Chapter NAACP will host a post-presidential election blues town-hall forum from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm on Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at the Saint James A,M.E. Church, 840

Cleveland NAACP to hold open housing committee meeting January 14, 5:30 pm, Bright Star Missionary Baptist Church with representatives from offices of Congresswomen Fudge and Kaptur, community activists on foreclosures, housing discrimination, too many greater Cleveland women found raped and murdered in and near too many abandoned homes, support for greater Cleveland minority contractors, NAACP to later take public testimony on the issues, subsequent congressional testimony seeking legislative changes is possible

By Kathy Wray Coleman,  Editor-in-Chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, O hio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog    ( ) /   ( ) K athy Wray Coleman is  a community activist and 20 year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper, Ohio's Black press with  print  newspapers  in Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio CLEVELAND, Ohio- The housing committee of the Cleveland Chapter NAACP will meet with local community activists groups, minority contractors, representatives for two prominent Ohio congresswomen,  and family members of women subjected to violence on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 5:30 pm at Bright Star Missionary Baptist Church in East Cleveland, 13028 Shaw Ave. The open meeting will address Cuyahoga County foreclosures,  housing discrimination issues, violence against women across racial lines in o

Imperial Women, Black contractors group, Organize Ohio, Stop Targeting Ohio's Poor, The Oppressed People's Nation, Black on Black Crime Inc., other community activist groups, Cleveland African-American Museum officials present concerns to chair of Cleveland NAACP legal redress committee, legal director of Ohio ACLU at meeting that drew some 80 people, issues include illegal foreclosures in Cuyahoga County, prejudicial process for assigning Ohio trial court judges to civil, criminal cases, no Blacks on Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's law enforcement leadership team, bias against Black children in Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court prosecutions and the alleged illegal withholding of evidence by county prosecutor's office, deadly 137 bullets shooting of unarmed Blacks Malissa Williams and Timothy Ray Russell by Cleveland police, Ohio's unconstitutional public school funding formula that hurts poor children, denial of contracts to greater Cleveland Black contractors, disproportionate prosecutions and sentencing of Blacks in Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, welfare state law that hurts poor women, children, minorities, Emilliano Terry murder case and negligence against Black community by Cuyahoga County Department of Child and Family Services, bias relative to selection of county grand jury foremen, need for mechanism to monitor successes and failures of Black children in the absence of a Cleveland schools desegregation court order:(Community activists to receive written responses to written and well documented requests for help on issues presented say NAACP officials, Black elected officials, president of Cleveland Black police union attend forum too, State Rep. Bill Patmon moderated meeting)

Cleveland NAACP Legal Redress Committee Chairperson Attorney Una H.R. Keenon, president of the East Cleveland Board of Education and a retired East Cleveland Municipal  Court judge Cleveland NAACP Legal Redress Committee Member Attorney James Hardiman, who is also the legal director for the Ohio ACLU State Representative Bill Patmon (D-10), a Cleveland Democrat who moderated a community meeting with community activists who are seeking support from the Cleveland NAACP on pressing issues impacting the Black community and others 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  ( www.cleve )  CLEVELAND,Ohio- Some 80 community activists met with Cleveland NAACP Legal Redress Committee Chair Attorney Una Kennon and legal redress committee member and Ohio ACLU Legal Director James Hardiman at the Martin Luther King Jr. Branch Public Libra