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International Women's Day Cleveland rally and march draw nearly 400 people and are both led by Kathy Wray Coleman of the Imperial Women Coalition, an activist, journalist and the key organizer of the event, and with some 15 speakers, including keynote speaker Genevieve Mitchell, who saluted legendary Black women, and Cleveland Councilman Zack Reed....The organizers for the rally and march were Black women and grassroots activists....Speakers spoke on violence against women, immigrants, Black people, public education, mass incarceration, reproductive rights, the LGBT community, racism, sexism, Obamacare, police brutality, children, the legal system, and President Trump, one speaker from Refuse Fascism.Org calling on Trump supporter Steve Loomis, the union head for Cleveland police, to resign....Other speakers included activists the Rev Pamela Pinkney Butts, who did the opening prayer, Susan Schnur, and Larry Bresler, Muslim activist Julia Shearson, immigrant activist Olga Rosado, teacher and activist Melissa Svivelj Smith, and activists Rose Driscoll, James Sullivan, Al Porter Jr., Nina McClellan, Miniater Gwendolyn Pitts, Patricc Brown, and Princess Diccie Moore....Also there were members of the Cuyahoga County Democratic Women's Caucus and its chairperson, attorney Cindy Dempsey, though they were not organizers of either the march or rally....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of and

Longtime Cleveland journalist and activist Kathy Wray Coleman of the Imperial Women Coalition, also editor-in-chief at  ClevelandUrbanNews.Com  and the    KathyWrayColemanOnlineNnewsBlog.Com  , led hundreds of participants at the International Women's Day rally and march in downtown Cleveland, Ohio on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. Above Coleman speaks to participants at the rally at the Free Stamp at Willard Park in downtown Cleveland next to Cleveland City Hall . Coleman is the one who thought of doing the rally and march and organized others, even paying a political organizer $300 to help her, partly because she wanted issues impacting Black women that were not addressed during the Jan 21 Cleveland rally for women that mirrored the national rally to be addressed. The organizers were Black women and grassroots activists Women's rights activist the Rev Pamela Pinkney-Butts delivers the opening prayer  at the International Women's Day rally held on March 8, 2017 in dow

O'Jays, After 7 to perform for free in Cleveland at Luke Easter Park on Saturday, July 26, annual unity day community event is sponsored by Cleveland Councilman Zack Reed

The legendary R & B singing group The O'Jays The R&B singing group After 7 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 a thy Wray Coleman is  a community activist and 20 year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.  ( ) /   ( ) Cleveland Ward 2 Councilman Zack Reed CLEVELAND, Ohio- The legendary R & B singing group The O'Jays will perform for free in Cleveland at Luke Easter Park on the city's east side on Saturday, July 26, an annual unity day community event sponsored by Ward 2 Councilman Zack Reed. The group After 7 will also perform, said Reed, who added that "we want grown ups and kids to come out and have a good time." Reed said that the event, which will be held from 1 pm t

Local Dentist Dr. Eugene Jordan announces the new location in Cleveland for the Jordan Dental Center, visit the website at

CLEVELAND, Ohio- Jordan's Dental Center ( ) , a premiere dental center under the leadership of local dentist Dr. Eugene Jordan, D.D.S., announces its new location at 18013 Euclid Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio. ___________________________________________________   Visit the Jordan Dental Center website at: ( ) /   ( )