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Congresswoman Fudge, state Rep Bill Patmon, community activists praise Cleveland Councilwoman Mamie Mitchell, who just retired from council, and Blaine Griffin, her replacement, comments on whether he will run for election this year to keep his council seat...Mitchell, said activist Kathy Wray Coleman of the Imperial Women Coalition, was the most visible and dependable of council members for rallies with activists relative to violence against women and girls, including the Imperial Avenue Murders of 11 Black women by serial killer Anthony Sowell, the East 93rd Street Serial Murders, and the abduction and decade-long rape of Seymour Avenue escape victims Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight....By and, Ohio's Black digital news leaders

Cleveland Ward 6 Councilwoman Mamie Mitchell (pictured), who retired from city council on May 15, 2017 and recommended her replacement, Blaine Griffin (pictured), the director of the Community Relations Board for the city and a member of Mayor Frank Jackson's cabinet ClevelandUrbanNews.Com  and the    KathyWrayColemanOnlineNewsBlog.Com  Ohio's most read digital Black newspapers. Tel: (216) 659-0473. Email: CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM- CLEVELAND, Ohio -  Cleveland Ward 6 Councilwoman Mamie Mitchell announced publicly on Monday that she was retiring. Hours later she named Blaine Griffin, the director of the Community Relations Board for the city and a member of the mayor's cabinet, as her replacement on the 17-member, all Democratic Cleveland City Council. Mitchell was initially appointed in 2008 to the unexpired term of then councilwoman Patricia Britt when Britt became clerk of council.  She ran for a full term in 2009 in a crowded