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National NAACP president, 5 others arrested after sit-in over Trump attorney general nominee U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions as Cleveland NAACP officers will be sworn in January 10....Some 700 Cleveland protesters (pictured) previously rallied over Trump's transition team and cabinet picks, a rally led by Marty Krebs with activist and journalist Kathy Wray Coleman leading chants and speaking and calling for Trump to diversify his cabinet picks with consequential people of color and women....By, Ohio's Black digital news leader

View image on Twitter National NAACP CEO and President Cornell William Brooks, (top at far left) and five others were arrested Jan 3 following a sit-in at the Mobile, Alabama office of U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions, the attorney general nominee of President-elect Donald Trump, and of whom national Civil Rights organizations like the NAACP say is 'hostile' towards Civil Rights gains Hundreds gathered at Public Square in downtown Cleveland, Ohio Nov. 18, 2016 to rally against United States President-elect Donald Trump. The protesters said they were angry over Trump's insensitive campaign rhetoric and the lack of diversity and people of consequence as to Trump's transition team and cabinet nominees ( ) /   ( ). Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: By Edito

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch opposes request for changes in the consent decree on Cleveland police reforms made by the Cleveland NAACP amid a squabble between branch lawyers against Mayor Jackson and National NAACP President Cornell William Brooks....The disagreement could bring prolonged litigation that Lynch does not want....The controversy comes on the heels of Judge John O'Donnell's racist Brelo verdict, a verdict supported by County Prosecutor Tim McGinty....By Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news

U.S.  Attorney General Loretta Lynch 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. Email: . Coleman is a 22-year political, legal and investigative journalist who trained for 17 years, and under five different editors,  at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.    ( ) /   ( ).  Cleveland NAACP Attorney James Hardiman CLEVELAND, Ohio- The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), which is led by Loretta Lynch, the country's first Black female attorney general, has filed a brief in federal district court opposing changes to a consent decree on police reforms in Cleveland requested last week in an amicus brief filed by the Cleveland Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the Collaborativ

President Obama delivers eulogy in Charleston, Obama talks gun control, racism, Jim Crow Laws in eulogy speech for nine Black parishioners gunned down by White supremacist.... America's first Black president demands a conversation on race relations in America....Hillary Clinton attends funeral services too....NAACP President Cornell William Brooks calls suspected serial killer Dylann Storm Roof a coward....By Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news

United States President Barack Obama (above and center) delivers the eulogy at funeral services for  the Rev.  Clementa Pinckney  and eight other Black parishioners gunned down earlier this month at a church revival at the prominent Emmanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina by suspected serial murderer and White supremacist Dylann Storm Roof. Photo by Victims of the Charleston church shooting. Top row from left: Cynthia Hurd, Rev. Clementa Pinckney, Rev. Sharonda Coleman-Singleton  Middle row from left: Daniel Simmons, Rev. Depayne Middleton Doctor, Tywanza Sanders  Bottom row from left: Myra Thompson, Ethel Lee Lance, Susie Jackson By K athy Wray Coleman. Coleman is a community activist, legal and political reporter, and a 22- year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years under five different editors at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.  Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email:  ( www.clevelandurbann