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Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur hands President Obama awards to Cleveland community activist and journalist Kathy Wray Coleman, others, as America's first Black president will give his farewell speech at 8 pm CST in Chicago on January 10....View the awards ceremony pictures and video coverage here with comments from Coleman, who brought Cleveland community activists with her and following a luncheon earlier that day to recognize Coleman....Coleman said in her acceptance speech that President Obama was one of the nation's great presidents,' and that it was an honor to receive the award through Congresswoman Kaptur, the longest serving woman in congress, and she thanked Renate and David Jakupca for recommending her as well as greater Cleveland community activists that have fought with her on police excessive force issues, violence against women matters, and equity measures for Cleveland school children....By and, Ohio's Black digital news leaders

(Editor's note: Kathy Wray Coleman has received the President Obama 2016  c ommunity service award, which was handed to her by 9th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur at Kaptur's  Cleveland District office).  In the above picture is Cleveland activist and journalist Kathy Wray Coleman (second from right) with 9th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (far right), Renate Jakupca, who recommended Coleman and others for the award (third from left), and Cleveland community activists of Frances Caldwell, who is the executive director of the Cleveland African American Museum (far left), David Patterson, who is president of the Carl Stokes Brigade (second from left), Marva Patterson (fourth from left), and Genevieve Mitchell (third from right)  Others that saluted Coleman that day at a luncheon in Cleveland held before the ceremony at Congresswoman Kaptur's office include Carnegie Roundtable President Charles E. Bibb Sr., Jane Sheets, who is t