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Community activists, Ohio ACLU, academicians to host town hall meeting on police brutality, women's issues, systemic problems in Cleveland Police Department from 1 pm to 4 pm on January 24 at the MLK branch public library in Cleveland

By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News.Com, and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News, Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and newspaper blog.  Tel: (216) 659-0473.   ( ) /   ( )  CLEVELAND, Ohio - Community activists,  academicians and officials  of the OHIO ACLU  will host an open-to-the public town hall meeting on police brutality, racism, equity for women and police reform on Saturday, January 24 from 1 pm to 4 pm at the Cleveland Public Library Martin Luther King Jr. Branch, 1962 Stokes Boulevard. A large crowd is expected and speakers include family members of police brutality victims,  a women's panel, Ohio ACLU representatives, youth affiliates,  and community activists.  Light refreshments will be served and the media are invited beginning at 2 pm. The event comes on the heels of findings by the U.S.  Department of Justice of systemic problems in the largely Whit