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Cleveland, Maple Heights traffic cameras lose, voters vote to get rid of them, the cameras disproportionately targeted the Black community

By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-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 21-year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper.  ( ) /   ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio - Voters in the majority Black cities of Cleveland and Maple Heights, a Cleveland suburb, dismantled the red light and speed cameras that ticket motorists for speeding , red light and other infractions, and overwhelmingly supported a charter amendment to get rid of them,  a huge  lost for Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and Cleveland City Council.   According to unofficial results of the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections,  Cleveland voters, at the polls on Tuesday, supported the charter amendment 78 percent to 23 percent, and Maple Heights voters voted against the cameras at nearly