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Ohio State Sen Nina Turner agrees to a debate community activists on Cleveland schools levy, confirms via email, debate is Tues, Sept 25 from 6pm to 8 pm at the Harvard Community Services Center, State Reps John Barnes Jr., Bill Patmon to moderate, State Sen. Shirley Smith to attend to discuss new state law to expunge a felony, misdemeanors

Ohio State Sen. Nina Turner (D-Cleveland) By Kathy Wray Coleman, Associate Publisher, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com  ( ) and ( ) CLEVELAND-Ohio. State Sen Nina Turner (D-25), Cleveland Jobs With Justice Executive Director Debbie Kline  and Gerald Henley, will debate next week in Cleveland Ward 1 for the Cleveland schools 15-mill property tax levy that is on the November ballot against Educational Activist Donna Walker Brown and Community affiliate Kimberly Brown, both of whom are against it. The debate, expected to draw a large crowd, will be on  on Tues, Sept. 25 from 6pm to 8pm at the Harvard Community Services Center, 18240 Harvard Ave. in Cleveland.  For more information contact The Imperial Women Coalition at 216-712-2641. State Sen. Shirley Smith (D-22) will talk at intermission about a new state law that she sponsored that permits the expungment of crimina

The late Cleveland Councilwoman Fannie Lewis is remembered at 10th anniversary celebration of U.S. Supreme Court ruling for Republican pushed vouchers for Cleveland children to attend private schools, Clinton-Lewinski scandal then in house counsel Ken Starr is keynote speaker, State Sen Nina Turner, State Rep. Bill Patmon honored at event by Republicans, prominent Ohio Republicans like Betty Montgomery, Jo Ann Davidson, retired U.S. Sen Voinovich attend, Obama said in previous one-on-one interview wih Journalist Kathy Wray Coleman that voucher remain unconstitutional, Republicans say they give Blacks and poor children choice

Former Ward 7 Cleveland Councilwoman Fannie Lewis By Frances Caldwell and Kathy Wray Coleman CLEVELAND,Ohio-A host of prominent members of Ohio's Republican Party and a few Black Cleveland Democrats remembered former Cleveland Ward 7 Councilman Fannie Lewis  for her support of the school choice movement  at the Renaissance Hotel in Cleveland Monday evening  during the tenth year anniversary celebration of the U.S. Supreme Court's 2002 upholding of the Cleveland School Voucher Program that gives vouchers for public state funds for under privileged Cleveland children to attend parochial and private schools. The  keynote speaker was Ken Starr, whose report as then U.S. in house counsel broke the Clinton- Lewenski scandal and initiated the impeachment process against former president Bill Clinton, who ultimately received a brief suspension of his law license for lying in a deposition about his celebrated affair with the then 21-year-old Monica Lewinski, at the time a Whit

Ohio Democratic legislators won't fully support Mayor Jackson's education plan, Activist parent hoping to be mayor says its illegal

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson (Photograph by The Cleveland Plain Dealer at ) Ohio State Sen. Nina Turner (D-25) Ohio State Rep Sandra Williams (D-11) Cleveland Schools Parent Donna Walker-Brown By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor of Cleveland Urban News.Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( ) and ( ) COLUMBUS-Ohio-State Sen. Nina Turner (D-25) and state Rep. Sandra Williams (D-11) stood with Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and a few of his Republican state legislative friends during a press conference yesterday at the Statehouse in Columbus on the mayor's controversial Cleveland schools education plan but would not pledge full support for it. Accompanying the mayor was Cleveland schools CEO Eric Gordon, a proponent of his educational plan. And noticeably absent were practically all the rest of the Cleveland area Democratic legislators, including House Minority Leader Armond