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Vigil held for Tanisha Anderson, the unarmed Black woman killed by Cleveland police, Imperial Women Coalition, community activists call for county coroner to issue ruling of homicide, Cleveland NAACP officials tried to hush criticism of police at the vigil, By Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news

Tanisha Anderson  From the Metro Desk of 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  Newspaper.     ( ) /   ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio -The family of Tanisha Anderson, community activists and the Cleveland NAACP, led by Cleveland NAACP Executive Director Sheila Wright, held a vigil on Saturday, Nov. 22 at the family home on Ansel Road in Cleveland where the 37-year-old unarmed Black woman was killed by police on Nov 12.   CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE FAMILY WEBSITE TO DONATE FOR FUNERAL SERVICES OR OTHERWISE FOR TANISHA ANDERSON Community activists, some of whom came with stop-police- brutality signs, were asked not to rally but to allow the family to pray, and Cleveland NAACP affiliates asked some activists also not to publicly criticize police at the event, which was covered by local television channels 5 an

Updated: Former Sun News and Call and Post Newspapers Journalist Caesar Powell dies of heart attack

Powell Caesar By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief,  Cleveland Urban News.Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com, Ohio's No 1 and No 2 online Black newspapers  ( )  Reach Cleveland Urban News.Com by email at and by phone at 216-659-0473 CLEVELAND, Ohio- Powell Caesar, a mover and shaker in Cleveland's elite Black political community who was a former columnist for the Sun News Newspaper and wrote editorials for the Call and Post Newspaper with its general counsel and former Cleveland City Council President George Forbes, died Monday of a heart attack, a family spokesperson said.  A spokesman for the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office and an influential affiliate of the Cleveland Chapter NAACP that Forbes led for more than 20 years until last year, Powell, 63, was a Republican that wrote conservative columns in the Sun News that sometimes unnerved Blacks.  But he also took on White folks