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Updated: Funeral services for Call and Post Editor Connie Harper are Saturday, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority to hold ceremony on Friday, NNPA president and former national NAACP executive director Ben Chavis talks one-on-one with Cleveland Urban News.Com on Harper, calls Harper a 50-year Civil Rights advocate who understood the significance of the Black press, Chavis was an assistant to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Connie Harper 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. (Kathy Wray Coleman is a 20-year investigative and political journalist and legal reporter who trained for 17 years under five different editors at the Call and Post Newspaper, Ohio's most prominent Black press)   ( ) /   ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio- Funeral services for  Call and Post Newspaper Assoc. Publisher and Exec. Editor Constance "Connie" Harper are Saturday, Nov 1 at Olivet Institutional Baptist Church, 8712 Quincy Avenue, on Cleveland's largely Black east side, a family spokesperson said earlier today. The wake is at 9:30 am and funeral services are at 10:30 am. Arrangements are entrusted to E.F. Boyd & Son Funeral Home. ( ). Also, Harper's sorority sisters o