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Community activist and Black on Black Crime member John Barbarino dies, funeral services are Saturday, October 4 at 10:30 am at Brickman Brothers Funeral Home in Willoughby, Ohio

By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The  Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog, Tel: (216) 659-0473).   Ka thy Wray Coleman is  a community activist and 20 year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper.  ( ) /   ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-Community activist John Barbarino, a faithful member of the greater Cleveland grassroots group Black on Black Crime Inc., died Sept 28 of a massive heart attack. Barbarino, 54, was active in the grassroots movement until his death and would pay for awards and certificates out of his pocket for activists that he felt had gone the extra mile on issues of public concern from police brutality to violence against women and the disenfranchisement of the poor.  Though among about two handfuls of Whites who belong to Black on Black