Showing posts with the label Councilman Zack Reed

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson names Reverend Grady Stevenson interim director of the city's Community Relations Board to replace now Ward 6 Councilman Blaine Griffin, and Stephenson rallied against violence against Black women ....Councilman Zack Reed, a mayoral candidate seeking to unseat Jackson this year, said Stephenson is Griffin's "right hand man"....By Kathy Wray Coleman of and, Ohio's Black digital news leader

The Reverend Grady Stevenson, the new interim director of the Community Relations Board for the city of Cleveland whom Mayor Frank Jackson named to replace Blaine Griffin, who, on May 15, replaced the retiring Mamie Mitchell on city council Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson Cleveland Ward 2 Councilman Zack Reed                                      Former Cleveland Ward 6 Councilwoman Mamie Mitchell, who retired from city council on May 15 and recommended her replacement, Blaine Griffin, formerly the director of the Community Relations Board for the city  ClevelandUrbanNews.Com  and the    KathyWrayColemanOnlineNewsBlog.Com  Ohio's most read digital Black newspapers. Tel: (216) 659-0473. Email: By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM- Cleveland, Ohio- Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson has named the Rev. Grady Stevenson, pastor of Damascus Road Ministries in Cleveland, as interim director of the city

Don King singularly appears with Trump at press conference on Russian hacking of DNC emails, Israel days after his annual turkey giveaway in Cleveland and a day before President Obama announces Russian hacking sanctions.....Those in Cleveland at the nine-cities turkey giveaway include Councilman Zack Reed, the Rev Dr. E. Theophilus Caviness, the Rev Aaron Phillips, Sharlene Randall, Minister Dale Edwards, and Masonic Grand Lodge of Ohio Grand Master Carl A. Williams.... King, who endorsed Obama for president and for reelection but endorsed Trump over Clinton, said that this year's turkey giveaway was "to make America great again"....Greater Cleveland Black elected officials contacted for comment on this story said "no comment"....Obama says the hacking occurred by Russian officials at the higest level of government....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's Black digital news leader

President-elect Donald Trump (left) and international boxing promoter Don King, both Republicans, at a press conference on Wednesday, December 28 on the Russian hacking controversy and the state of affairs between Israel and the United States. A Cleveland native who owns and publishes the Call and Post Newspaper, Ohio's most prominent Black press with distributions in Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati, King's annual turkey giveaway hit seven states and nine cities this year and stopped in Cleveland at the Call and Post on December 17.  Trump said Wednesday in reference to the Russian hacking fiasco that "Americans should just get on with their lives."    (Photo by Getty Images) Democratic President Barack Obama at a press conference on Thursday, December 29 to announce unprecedented sanctions against Russia and its prime minister, Vladimir Putin relative to the Russian hacking controversy that has rocked America. Obama said Thursday that the Russian hackin

Black Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson is still uncertain of whether he will seek an historic fourth term in 2017, prospective Black candidates for city mayor include Nina Turner, state Representative Bill Patmon, and councilpersons Jeff Johnson and Zack Reed....Jackson, Patmon, Turner, Reed and Johnson are all Democrats....Cleveland will host the Republican National Convention this year and the Ohio Democratic primary for president is on March 15...Mayor Jackson still enjoys support from Democratic Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge....By Cleveland Urban News.Com Editor-in-Chief Kathy Wray Coleman

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson United States President Barack Obama, America's first Black president Ohio 11th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge, a Warrensville Heights Democrat Newly elected Cleveland NAACP President Michael Nelson Sr. Pictured clockwise are former state senator Nina Turner, also a former city councilwoman and currently the national surrogate for the Bernie Sanders for president campaign,  Cleveland Ward 10 Councilman Jeff Johnson, also a former state senator, Cleveland Ward 2  Councilman Zack Reed, and State Representative Bill Patmon, also a former city councilman who lost a non-partisan runoff race for mayor against three-term Black mayor Frank  Jackson in 2009. 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 23-year po

Cleveland Ward 1 residents, Black elected officials, police union president and community activists speak out on new Cleveland police body cameras at community forum that follows racial unrest on police killings, including Tamir Rice, Tanisha Anderson, and 137 shots police shooting victims Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell, second forum is January 28 at 7 pm at the Covenant Community Church in Cleveland

Cleveland Ward 2 Councilman Zack Reed Cleveland Ward 1 Councilman Terrell Pruitt By Johnette Jernigan and 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) 659-047 3. Cleveland Police Patrolman's Association President Steve Loomis ( ) /   ( )  CLEVELAND, Ohio-Ward 1 residents were  given the opportunity on Tuesday during a community forum  at the Harvard Community Services Center on Cleveland's largely Black  east side to voice concerns over police body cameras  that will be implemented next month per an ordinance adopted last year by Cleveland City Council.  The second of the two meetings scheduled for community input  is Wednesday January 28 at 7 pm at the Covenant Community Church in Cleveland, 3342 East 119th Street. Harvard Community Serv

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson calls for city council to pass strict gun control laws at press conference, Councilmen Jeff Johnson, Zack Reed concerned about number of city homicides this year

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, who wants city council to adopt strict gun control laws in the midst of heightened homicides in the largely Black major American city  Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson (left) with his wife Edwina,  campaign manager Blaine Griffin, and a host of supporters  during his victory speech last November. Jackson, 67, won a third four-year term with 66 percent  of the vote over millionaire businessman Ken Lanci. A former Cleveland City Council president, he has led the  major American city since 2006. By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief,  Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog,  O hio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog, Tel: (216) 659-0473  K athy Wray Coleman is  a community activist and 20 year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.    ( ) /   ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-Clevelan