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Former Cleveland schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett sentenced to prison for theft as CEO of Chicago schools and her daughter, Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts Nailah Byrd, is crooked too, say community activists, who call for an investigation of the younger Byrd for falsifying case dockets to alter criminal indictments to increase charges and penalties against Blacks falsely accused of assaulting corrupt White cops and without a court order or another grand jury indictment, and for illegally canceling legitimate bonds to keep maliciously prosecuted Blacks in jail.....Community activists say Nailah Byrd should be fired for her documented public corruption and that "the apple does not fall far from the tree "....Others involved in public corruption in Cuyahoga County, which includes the city of Cleveland, include corrupt attorneys such as William McGinty and Donald Butler, of the law firm Donald Butler & Associates, the white male judges Russo of the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court, three of them, and Judge John O'Donnell, who has stolen a wealth of homes from county residents for JPMorgan Chase Bank and others via illegal foreclosures...By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of and, Ohio's Black digital news leaders

Convicted felon and former Cleveland and Chicago schools CEO Barbara Byrd- Bennett (left), and her daughter, Nailah Byrd, currently the Clerk of Courts for Cuyahoga County, which includes the city of Cleveland, and of whom community activists say is also corrupt like her mother, both of them having done in underprivileged Black people at their leisure and via documented public corruption ClevelandUrbanNews.Com  and the    KathyWrayColemanOnlineNewsBlog.Com  , Ohio's most read digital Black newspapers with some 4 million readers on Google Plus alone. And the  ClevelandUrbanNews.Com  website  stats reveal some 26 million hits since 2012. Tel: (216)  659-0473. Email:  Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, and who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio. We interviewed former president Barack Obama one-on-one  when he was campaigning for president. As to the Obama interview,   CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE

Former Cleveland schools student and OSU quarterback Cardale Jones leads Buckeyes to win national college football championship over the Oregon Ducks, Jones passes on opportunity to enter NFL draft to stay in college

Ohio State University Quarterback Cardale Jones 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, educator, and 21- year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.    ( ) /   ( ) Arlington, Texas -Former Cleveland Glenville High School student and the Ohio State University Quarterback Cardale Jones led his team to a 42-20 victory over Oregon State Monday night at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas to win the national college football championship. (Editor's note: Jones passed on an opportunity to enter the NFL draft this year and said that his priority is to graduate from college. The 6'5 250 pound Jones is in his sophomore year at OSU). The  Buckeyes defe

Cleveland New Black Panther Party, Urban Education Justice League to hold anti-Cleveland schools property tax levy forum today at CSU, schools levy debate featuring Councilman Johnson, Donna Walker Brown and Kim Brown is Thurs, August 30, 6 pm, Lil Africa, 6816 Superior Ave. in Cleveland

From the Metro Desk of Cleveland Urban News.Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com  ( ) and ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-The education committee of the Cleveland Chapter of the New Black Panther Party in cooperation with the Urban Education Justice League will host an educational forum in opposition to the Cleveland schools property tax levy from 6 pm to 8 pm on Monday, August 20, at Cleveland State University's Main Classroom Building, room 134, 2121 Euclid Ave. in Cleveland. For more information contact Al Porter at 216-704-5036. Donna Walker Brown, a community activist who says she will run for Cleveland mayor in 2013, told Cleveland Urban News.Com that she will speak at the event and  that she is against the schools levy because it is "the same ole levy with the same ole crooks to misappropriate the levy money." (Editor's Note: Walker Brown and Kimberly Brown will debate Cleveland Ward 8

Cleveland Glenville High School Graduate Terrell Gausha advances to 2nd round in Olympic Games boxing after knocking out opponent in third round

Terrell Gausha By Kathy Wray Coleman, Associate Publisher, Editor, Cleveland Urban News.Com and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com www.clevelandur 0 LONDON, England-Glenville High School Graduate Terrell Gausha got closer to a gold metal and made the Cleveland schools and America proud with a third round knockout at the 2012 Summer Olympic Games on Saturday of his opponent, Armenia's Andranik Hakobvan. A middleweight division fighter, Gausha, 24, is among the 16 remaining amateur boxers out of the original 32 to advance to the quarter finals and will box again at 9:30 am on Thursday against Indian matinee idol Vijender. "He knocked him out and you don't see that much in Olympic boxing," said Michael Nelson, an entrepreneur who owns the restaurant The Kitchen, and Lil Africa, a party and versatility building at 69th St and Superior Ave in Cleveland where Gausha had sparred in practice and regular boxing matches. "He is just another examp

Kimberly Brown responds to editorial that she is a hater for her editorial against Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's education plan and the 15 mill levy

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson (D-Cleveland) Kimberly Brown CLEVELAND, Ohio- (Editor's note: Below is a response by Kim berly Brown to the guest editorial of Larry Woods, who called Brown a hater for her guest editorial to Cleveland Urban News.Com opposing Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson's education plan and the 15 mill Cleveland Municipal School District operating levy on the ballot for November. Among other provisions, Jackson's plan, which is now state law with Republican Gov. John Kasich's support, replaces teacher seniority with merit pay and hands public funds slated for the majority Black district for charter schools. The Cleveland Teachers Union leadership team, all nine Blacks on Cleveland City Council, Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-11), all of the Black state legislators from Cleveland but state Sen. Shirley Smith (D-22), and the Cleveland Plain Dealer and Call and Post Newspapers support the mayor's controversial plan. Community activists generally opp

Ohio Democratic legislators won't fully support Mayor Jackson's education plan, Activist parent hoping to be mayor says its illegal

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson (Photograph by The Cleveland Plain Dealer at ) Ohio State Sen. Nina Turner (D-25) Ohio State Rep Sandra Williams (D-11) Cleveland Schools Parent Donna Walker-Brown By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor of Cleveland Urban News.Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( ) and ( ) COLUMBUS-Ohio-State Sen. Nina Turner (D-25) and state Rep. Sandra Williams (D-11) stood with Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and a few of his Republican state legislative friends during a press conference yesterday at the Statehouse in Columbus on the mayor's controversial Cleveland schools education plan but would not pledge full support for it. Accompanying the mayor was Cleveland schools CEO Eric Gordon, a proponent of his educational plan. And noticeably absent were practically all the rest of the Cleveland area Democratic legislators, including House Minority Leader Armond