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MLK assassination anniversary march by the Greater Cleveland NAN is April 4, 2019 at 4 pm at Greater Abyssinia Baptist Church in Cleveland, which follows a noon luncheon with keynote speakers Dr. Thelma T. Daley, who is the national director of Women in the NAACP (WIN) and the first woman to chair the National Advisory Council on Career Education, and the Rev. Dr Willie Gable Jr., senior pastor at Progressive Baptist Church in New Orleans....A free community program will follow the march, that program to be followed by the annual Greater Cleveland NAN Dinner and Recognition Program that will recognize Black on Black Crime Inc. activist Ernie Harris, Ohio Supreme Court Justice Melody Stewart, who is the first Black and first female elected to that court, Valerie McCall, Bishop and Dr. Sabrina Ellis, Cleveland 19 Action News Reporter and Anchorman Harry Boomer, Dr. Jacklyn Chisholm, and 13 other people.....The National Action Network (NAN) is led nationally by Civil Rights icon the Rev. Al Sharpton.....The Greater Cleveland NAN board president is the Rev Dr. E. Theophilus Caviness, who marched with Dr. King, and its president is Marcia McCoy...."We invite the community to join us as we all come together to reflect on the life and legacy of Dr King, a great humanitarian, Civil Rights mogul and gentle giant who was a pioneer in helping to shape the Civil Rights Movement in America," said McCoy, also a community activist....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog

Above ad by   Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com , Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog The Rev. Al Sharpton Marcia McCoy Rev. Dr. E. Theophilus Caviness By editor Kathy Wray Coleman. editor-in-chief Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com , Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog with some 5 million views on Google Plus alone.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com. Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, and who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio. We interviewed former president Barack Obama one-on-one when he was campaigning for president. As to the Obama interview, CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, OHIO'S LEADER IN BLACK DIGITAL NEWS . CLEVELANDURBANNEWS.COM-CLEVELAND, Ohio- The National Action Network Greater Cleveland Chapter will host its 19th Annu

Editorial by Contributing Writer Judith Pugsley, a White woman from Rocky River, Ohio who asks whether Blacks have truly progressed since slavery

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio- Judith Pugsley, a retired professional and supporter of Civil Rights, wrote Cleveland Urban News.Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman online News Blog. Com on whether Blacks in America have truly progressed since slavery. Pugsley has based the aforementioned assessment in part on an analysis of the Pulitzer Prize winning 2010 book titled "The Warmth of Other Suns." It is an epic story of America's great migration, including the depiction of how Blacks migrated from the South to the northern and western American cities after the stain of having been illegally taken in chains from the fields of Africa to be vilified as slaves in the country's homelands. Her editorial is as follows: By Judith Pugsley, Contributing Writer Let's take a look at the progress of blacks in America from slavery up to modern times. Obviously, the slave trade dehumanized black families and tore them apart for 246 years. No one had rights, and terror ran rampant. Then came the