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California Chrome headed for triple crown today at Belmont Stakes in New York, Pyles family holds annual Kentucky Derby celebration in Cleveland Heights, Ohio for the first time without 94-year-old patriarch Joseph Pyles Sr, a Buffalo soldier who fought in World War II and a retired social worker trained at Case Western Reserve University Mandel School of Social Work in Cleveland, Ohio, read the full story in this week's print edition of the Call and Post Newspaper, Ohio's Black press

Local photos by  John-Bey   Greater Cleveland ladies pose in their hats in Cleveland Heights, Ohio at the Pyles family annual celebration of the run  of the Kentucky Derby Bottom row from left: Event Host Lillian  Pyles, Janalee Brown, Lovelle Hearst, and  Hortense Johnson Second row from bottom from left:  Rosalind Smith, Nidia Perez, Bobette Ousley, and Annette May  Third row from bottom from left:  Joyce Jackson, Event Host Marjorie Pyles-Hearst , Linda LeSane-Perkins, Elaine Whitlow, and  French Taylor Top row from left: Alexandra War r  Dianna Roberts, Beverly Charles, and Sharon Gorman Bremer Sharon Gorman Bremer won the award for best hat at the Pyles  f amily  Kentucky  Derby  c elebration in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, and Anthony Whitaker  took home the prize for best dressed male Lillian Pyles, Marjorie Pyles-Hearst and Beverly Charles, congressional staffer for 11th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcia