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Black community prays for retired Ohio congressman Louis Stokes, who is seriously ill with lung and brain cancer, Stokes is Ohio's first Black congressperson and the brother of the late Carl B. Stokes, the first Black mayor of Cleveland and of a major American city....State Representative Bill Patmon comments, says Louis Stokes is a legend and is irreplaceable....By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor of Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news

Retired 11th congressional district congressman Louis Stokes, and his wife, Jay Stokes. By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and the Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog. Tel: 216-659-0473. Email:  editor@clevelandurbannews.com . Coleman is a 22-year political, legal and investigative journalist who trained for 17 years, and under five different editors,  at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.    ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ).  SHAKER  HEIGHTS, Ohio-  Retired U.S. Rep. Louis Stokes of Shaker Heights, Ohio, the state's first Black congressperson and the only sibling of the late Carl B. Stokes, the first Black mayor of Cleveland and of a major American city, is battling lung and brain cancer, and is reportedly seriously ill. "I've made it my career in fighting for the people of Ohio, but now I must devote my time and

Supreme Court disciplinary proceedings begin against Judge Angela Stokes with fellow Black judges Ron Adrine and Larry Jones testifying against her for White folks, her attorney told the hearing panel that Adrine is corrupt, and recruited people to "bare false witness against Judge Stokes"

Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Angela Stokes Cleveland Municipal Court Presiding and Administrative Judge Ron Adrine Ohio Eighth District Court of Appeals Judge Larry Jones, a former chief judge of the Cleveland Municipal Court The judges of the 13-member largely Black Cleveland Municipal Court. Top role from left: Judges Pauline Tarver, Michelle Earley, Marilyn Cassidy , Ed Wade, Anita Laster Mays, now a a state appellate court judge, Charles Patton, Pinkey Carr, Emanuella Groves,  Joseph Zone, and Lauren Moore. Bottom role seated from left: Judges Angela Stokes, Ron Adrine, who is the presiding and administrative judge, and Ray Pianca, the housing court judge.  By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News.Com, and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.com, Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and newspaper blog. Tel: (216) 659-0473.  Coleman is a community activist and 22-year investigative journalist who trained for 17 year

Republican Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor is behind harassment of Cleveland Judge Angela Stokes, a Black Democrat and a daughter of former Congressman Louis Stokes, data suggest, disciplinary counsel Scott Drexel, who investigates judges and lawyers for the Ohio Supreme Court, is also accused of harassing Stokes, Drexel was fired in California as disciplinary counsel for harassing judges and lawyers, O'Connor assigns visiting retired judges to court cases throughout the state that sometimes harass people, often Blacks, women, outspoken attorneys, community activists, and political foes, community activists want judges in multi-judge courts in Ohio assigned and re-assigned to court cases at all times by random draw and not handpicked, bill sponsored by State Representative Bill Patmon and pushed by greater Cleveland community activists, including the Imperial Women Activists Group, is pending in Ohio House for possible state law requiring random draw judicial assignments and re-assignments of trial court judges to court cases in multi-judge courts, Cleveland NAACP attorneys under fire for being quiet on denial of counsel to indigent Blacks in serious cases in Berea, Bedford courts, both suburbs of Cleveland, Cleveland NAACP lawyers greedily side with Bedford, Berea in their illegal denial of attorneys to indigent Blacks, some maliciously prosecuted, data show

Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor Ohio Supreme Court Disciplinary Counsel Scott Drexel From left: Cleveland Municipal Court Presiding and Administrative Judge Ron Adrine, Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Angela Stokes, Ohio State Representative Bill Patmon (D-10), a former Cleveland councilman, Stokes Attorney Richard Alkire,  and former  Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Presiding and  Administrative Judge Nancy Fuerst From top left: Former Cleveland NAACP President and Current Call and Post Newspaper General Counsel George Forbes, Attorney and Ohio ACLU Legal Director James Hardiman, Attorney Michael Nelson Sr., and Cleveland NAACP President The Rev. Hilton Smith Retired 11th Congressional District Congressman Louis Stokes, a congressional district that includes  the cities of Cleveland and East Cleveland  Fo rmer Bedford Municipal Judge Harry Jacob, an alleged pimp facing charges that he ran a prostitution ring out of the Bedford M

By Editor Kathy Wray Coleman: Exclusive interview with Judge Angela Stokes's attorney on her response to bar complaint by Ohio Supreme Court Office of Disciplinary Counsel, her attorney denies all allegations, Black elected officials comment, community activists allege racism, sexism against Stokes

Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Angela Stokes  By Kathy Wray Coleman, Publisher, Editor-n-Chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, O hio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog  K a thy Wray Coleman is  a community activist and 20 year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper, Ohio's Black press with print  newspapers  in Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio. The Call and Post is published by international boxing promoter Don King ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) Stokes Attorney Richard Alkire CLEVELAND, Ohio-Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Angela Stokes, through her attorneys,  has filed a 41-page response to a 49 page complaint filed earlier this month by the Office of Disciplinary Counsel of the  Ohio Supreme Court. And  in an exclusive one-on-one interview with Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper, Stokes attorney said during that interv