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Community activists to attend consent decree for Cleveland police reforms status conference before federal Judge Solomon Oliver at 3 pm on January 6, 2017 as watch dogs and are concerned as to police killings, President Obama leaving office and consent decrees getting watered down under Trump, and a proposed Cleveland policy that would allow police to send people to mental institutions at traffic stops and otherwise in the absence of a court order or a recommendation from a mental health professional....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of and, Ohio's Black digital news leaders

United States President Barack Obama, who officially leaves office on January 20 Federal District Court of the Northern District of Ohio  Chief Judge Solomon Oliver, who oversees the consent decree for police reforms between the City of Cleveland and the U.S.  Department of Justice Current United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson ( ) /   ( ). Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog with some 3.5 million views on Google Plus alone. Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: Cleveland Urban News.Com, via editor Kathy Wray Coleman, interviewed now president Barack Obama one-on-one.  CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, OHIO'S LEADER IN BLACK DIGITAL NEWS .  Cleveland Urban News.Com-Cleveland, Ohio-Greater Cleveland community activists will attend,  as watch dogs,  the status conf

Activist and Cleveland NAACP attorney lead effort to recall Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson amid the Black mayor's opposition to DOJ findings of police abuse and a pattern of excessive force killings by police of unarmed Blacks, the Plain Dealer Newspaper reports

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson By Kathy Wray Coleman , editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News.Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News, Ohio's leaders in Black digital  news.     Coleman is a 22-year investigative journalist and political and legal reporter who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.   ( ) /   ( ) Cleveland Black Contractors Group President Norm Edwards leads a protest years ago in front of Cleveland City Hall over a death of contracts and jobs to area Black contractors (Photo by Cleveland.Com, the online newspaper of the Cleveland Plain Dealer Newspaper ( ) Cleveland Criminal Defense Attorney Michael Nelson Sr.,  also an attorney for the Cleveland Chapter NAACP U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder CLEVELAND, Ohio- According to a Cleveland Plain Dealer Newspaper article written by reporter Leila Atassi  www.cleve

Clevelanders, community activists, massive crowd join Rev Sharpton and his National Action Network at the 50th Anniversary of March on Washington, voting rights center stage, Rep Fudge, other Black women of Ohio shine as speakers, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says equality not yet reached and will not be reached until "all are treated equally and fairly in the eyes of the law," House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi praises Obama, Rep Fudge, calls the Congressional Black Caucus the "conscience of Congress," MLK III says "we ain't gonna let nobody turn us around," Rep. John Lewis, 73, still fighting for voting rights for Black America

The 50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, held Saturday August 24, 2013, brought a melting pot of people to the nation's capital in Washington, D.C.  to pay tribute to the legacy of the late Civil Rights Icon The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Led by the Rev Al Sharpton,  the march was one of the most successful  Civil Rights marches on American soil  in decades, drawing hundreds of thousands of people worldwide.   The Late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. By Johnette Jernigan, staff reporter, and 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  ( ) and ( ). Reach us by phone at 216-659-0473 and by email at .  Kathy Wray   Coleman is a former biology teacher and a 20-year investigative Black journalist who trained for some 15 years at the Call and

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, America's first Black U.S. attorney general, found in contempt of Congress by U.S. House of Representatives

United States Attorney General Eric Holder By Kath y Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( ) and ( ) WASHINGTON, D.C. - By a vote of 255 for and 67 against that came along party lines, the U.S.  House of Representatives  moved Thurs. to hold  America's  first Black attorney general in contempt of Congress in a document dispute pertaining  to a bungled gun-tracking operation, and a majority of the  Democrats  walked out of the congressional chambers during the vote in a show of protest and  solidarity  . Holder , 61, is  the first sitting attorney general and cabinet member to be held in contempt. A former Superior Judge of the District of Columbia and prior United States Attorney, Holder  was appointed to  U.S. attorney general by Obama when Obama took the reigns as the first Black president of the United States in 2009. He was also a member of