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By Activist and retired judge Jean Murrell Capers is dead at 104 and was the first Black woman elected to Cleveland City Council and the longest living former or current Black elected official in Ohio.....Mayor Frank Jackson, Rep Marcia Fudge, state Rep Bill Patmon and activist Art McKoy comment to was a woman's advocate and a fighter for poor and Black people and she told editor Kathy Wray Coleman of at her birthday party this year that she was not dying anytime soon and that she did not think about dying...." I think about living," Capers and the Imperial Women Coalition salute the legacy of Jean Murrell Capers....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of,, and, Ohio's Black digital news leaders

Retired Cleveland Municipal Court judge and community activist Jean Murrell Capers, also the first Black  female councilperson in the city of  Cleveland, is dead at 104 . Editor Kathy Wray Coleman of  and  Kathywraycolemanonlinenews   interviewed Capers at her birthday party in January of this year at the Judson Manor assisted living facility in Cleveland. Capers was an advocate for women, Blacks, the poor and other disenfranchised people, and she believed in the staunch application of the Constitution of the United States of America  and  Kathywraycolemanonlinenews  ,  Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog with some 4.5 million views on Google Plus alone.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: 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