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Rev Caviness, Cleveland Area Black ministers meet to push Ohio State Senator Nina Turner to run for Ohio Secretary of State against Republican Jon Husted

Ohio State Senator Nina Turner (D-25), a Cleveland Democrat  CLEVELAND, Ohio- Led by Greater Abyssinia Baptist Church Senior Pastor Rev E. Theophilus Caviness, who is also 1st vice president of the Cleveland NAACP and the executive director of the Cleveland Chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, a  small but influential group of black ministers, labor officials and community activists met at a Glenville area church Tuesday night to promote the candidacy of State Sen. Nina Turner(D-25) as Ohio’s next Secretary of State. They hope to convince Turner, a former Cleveland Ward 1 council person and a Cleveland Democrat to take on Republican  Jon Husted for the seat in 2014. The Rev E Theophilus Caviness L-R: first row, Marcia McCoy, Bishop F.E. Perry, Rev. E.T. Caviness,  Fred Harris,  Vic Rubenstein, Art McKoy, Darlene Hardiman; 2d row: Richard Nix, Rev. Tyrone Davis,Shermaine Oliver, Barbara Rogers, [Cleveland Black Nurses Association]