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Ohio, national political strategist Arnold Pinkney dead at 83, Pinkney was campaign manager for the Rev Jesse Jackson's bid for U.S. president, he help make Cleveland politicians, spearheaded successful campaigns for schools levies, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, retired congressman Louis Stokes, Judge Angela Stokes, Cleveland NAACP President the Rev Hilton Smith, Cleveland SCLC Executive Director Rev E. T. Caviness were among those who made recent visits to Pinkney to say farewell, Congresswoman Fudge, State Representatives Barnes, Patmon comment

The Rev Jesse Jackson (left) and Political Strategist Arnold Pinkney during Jackson's unsuccessful bid for U.S. president in 1984. Pinkney, who was Jackson's campaign manager that year and a political guru who help make and break Cleveland politicians, and who spearheaded  a  successful Cleveland schools operating in 1996 over all odds, died earlier today at the Hospice of the Western Reserve in Cleveland, Ohio. 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. Tel: 216-659-0473    ( ) /   ( ) 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 Arnold Pinkney MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio- Democratic pol