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Cleveland passes lead-safe housing legislation as CLASH suspends its 2nd petition drive for a lead-safe ballot initiative saying it could not get enough signatures by the deadline.... The initiative pitted Mayor Jackson and Councilman Blaine Griffin against former councilman and CLASH leader Jeff Johnson, who tried unsuccessfully to unseat Jackson, who is Black like Johnson and Griffin, in 2017....A CLASH member who fought for lead-safe housing as a councilman, Johnson still claims victory saying it forced city council to so something about lead poisoning in Cleveland housing that targets poor and Black children....By editor Kathy Wtray Coleman of and, Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog

From left: Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Cleveland Ward 6 Councilman Blaine Griffin, and former Cleveland councilman Jeff Johnson, who tried unsuccessfully to unseat Jackson in 2017 but lost in the non-partisan primary to former councilman Zack Reed, whom the mayor defeated in the general election, winning an unprecedented fourth term and , 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@clevelandurbanne 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 . By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief Investigative reporter. Col