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Activists to protest as Cleveland police supervisors go on trial in East Cleveland as to the fatal chase from Cleveland to East Cleveland, the two supervisors facing dereliction of duty charges with Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and Police Chief Calvin Williams subpoenaed to testify...."We invite people to the sleepover in front of the East Cleveland courthouse and to the trial in East Cleveland," said activist Art McKoy....Activist Kathy Wray Coleman, who organized rallies around the shooting with McKoy, called the tragic killings by Cleveland police "execution-style and senseless and irresponsible".... Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell, both of them unarmed, were both gunned down following the chase that culminated in 13 non-Black Cleveland cops shooting 137 bullets into the car driven by Russell, 43, with Williams, 30, as a passenger....All 13 of the shooter cops went free and the 2 Cleveland police supervisors face dereliction of duty charges for allegedly failing to control the chase....By and, Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog

Cleveland activist Kathy Wray Coleman of the Imperial Women Coalition speaks to the mainstream media at a rally for justice for unarmed Blacks Malissa Williams, 30, and Timothy Russell, 43, that she organized with activists Art McKoy and Alfred Porter Jr., both Russell and Williams gunned down by 13 non-Black Cleveland cops slinging 137 bullets following a high speed chase from downtown Cleveland to neighboring East Cleveland, all of the 13 shooting cops going free as two police supervisors face trial in East Cleveland Municipal Court on July 15, 2019 on misdemeanor dereliction of duty charges for allegedly failing to control the deadly chase. To Coleman's direct right are the mother of Williams (wearing red hat) and her mother's sister, who has since died. Coleman says she has been harassed by cops, and judges, among others, for organizing rallies around the killings of Williams and Russell by Cleveland police and called them "execution-style and senseless and i

White Cleveland cop that shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice fired with applause from community activists upset because his partner got a lenient 10 day suspension....Activist Alfred Porter Jr. said that 'we always knew the cops were wrong,' and activist Kathy Wray Coleman of the Imperial Women Coalition said that "it is a victory but the ultimate victory comes when the police in this case are prosecuted, found guilty, and imprisoned, and when true systemic police reforms relative to excessive force and other police misconduct, locally, countywide and nationally, materialize"....By and, Ohio's Black digital news leaders

Pictured are Samaria Rice, the mother of slain 12-year-old  Cleveland police shooting victim Tamir Rice, and Tamir Rice himself ( ) /   ( ). 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  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 LEA DER IN BLACK DIGITAL NEWS . By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, CLEVELAND, Ohio – The White Cleveland cop that gunned down 12-year-old Tamir Rice in November 2014 was fired Tuesday by Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, and his partner, also a Whit

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch opposes request for changes in the consent decree on Cleveland police reforms made by the Cleveland NAACP amid a squabble between branch lawyers against Mayor Jackson and National NAACP President Cornell William Brooks....The disagreement could bring prolonged litigation that Lynch does not want....The controversy comes on the heels of Judge John O'Donnell's racist Brelo verdict, a verdict supported by County Prosecutor Tim McGinty....By Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news

U.S.  Attorney General Loretta Lynch 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: . 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.    ( ) /   ( ).  Cleveland NAACP Attorney James Hardiman CLEVELAND, Ohio- The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), which is led by Loretta Lynch, the country's first Black female attorney general, has filed a brief in federal district court opposing changes to a consent decree on police reforms in Cleveland requested last week in an amicus brief filed by the Cleveland Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), the Collaborativ

CBS 60 minutes to air Cleveland police killings of Tamir Rice, Tanisha Anderson, and 137 shots police victims Malissa Williams and Tim Russell, the segment runs Sunday, January 25 at 7 pm, new police chief Williams, who is Black, is interviewed by 60 minutes: The Imperial Women Coalition, other activists fought for a Black police chief in 2009 following police negligence around the Imperial Avenue Murders

Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson Community activist Kathy Wray Coleman, who leads the Imperial Women Coalition, raises her hand and chants along with some 45 other activists during a 2009 rally she led outside the home of Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson. The protest was in response to what activists said was police negligence and apathy relative to the murders of 11 Black women on Imperial Avenue on the city's east side. The remains of the women were uncovered beginning in October 2009 and since convicted serial killer Anthony Sowell sits on death row following convictions on 82 of 83 counts, including multiple counts of rape and murder. Activists were also upset because at the time the law enforcement leadership team of the Cleveland Police Department, including the chief of police, law director, safety director, chief prosecutor and EMS commissioner, had no Blacks. Jackson appointed Calvin Williams in January of last year as