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The Rev Jimmy Gates resigns from panel that will choose Cleveland Police Commission for police reforms relative to consent decree after the Plain Dealer Newspaper exposes his criminal past....The Imperial Women Coalition support the resignation and say Gates harassed them and dared them to rally last year as to the annual anniversary of the Imperial Avenue Murders.....Mayor Jackson and District Attorney Steve Dettelbach say Gates has changed his wicked ways....By Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news

The Rev Jimmy Gates From the Metro Desk of 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 . ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ).  District Attorney Steve Dettelbach Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ).  CLEVELAND, Ohio- The Rev Jimmy Gates, a Black Cleveland preacher who went to prison in 2003 for taking bribes  as a top official under former Cleveland mayor Jane Campbell   that Mayor Frank Jackson and U.S. District Attorney Steve Dettelbach  recently  announced as one of 11 panelists chosen to select people for the city's court-ordered 10-member community Cleveland Police Commission , has resigned. Gates also pleaded guilty in 2012 for a mortgagee crime. In the matter of United States v. City of Cleveland

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:  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 ).  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

Mayor Frank Jackson fires, demotes Cleveland police supervisors over deadly 137 bullets police shooting of unarmed Blacks Malissa Williams and Tim Russell,.... activists at war with Councilmen Johnson and Conwell over deadly shooting, traffic cameras that target Black community, ....FEDS, U.S. District Attorney Steve Dettlelbach meet with Black community at Olivet church on shooting, ....activists say Councilman Johnson has fogotten that they supported him when he got in trouble as a state senator

Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief,  Cleveland Urban News.Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com, Ohio's No 1 and No 2 online Black newspapers  ( www.clevelandurbannews.com )  Reach Cleveland Urban News.Com by email at editor@clevelandurbannews.com and by phone at 216-659-0473 Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson CLEVELAND, Ohio- Racial unrest continues to mount in Cleveland's Black community with Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson firing a police sergeant, demoting two other supervisors, and suspending a handful of other mid-level police managers on Monday following the gangsta-style deadly 137 bullets shooting late last year of unarmed Blacks Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell by a group of  13 Cleveland police officers, 12 White and one Hispanic.  And some Cleveland City Council members, mainly Ward 9 Councilman Kevin Conwell and Ward 8 Councilman Jeff Johnson, both outspoken and Black, are in an all out war w

Community activists target Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty at April 29 Cleveland City Hall 150 persons rally on November deadly 137 bullets police chase, Mayor Jackson blames McGinty for delay in possible police firings, FEDS forum held across town with U.S. district attorney, NAACP, ACLU, watch the coverage of the City Hall rally here with video by 19 Action News Reporter Tiffiani Tucker, activists threaten Mayor Frank Jackson with voting him out of office this year if the 13 all non-Black Cleveland police officers that gunned down unarmed Blacks Malissa Williams and Tim Russell with 137 bullets are not fired

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson U.S. District Attorney Steve Dettelbach Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty Ohio ACLU Legal Director James Hardiman Cleveland NAACP Executive Director Sheila Wright Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church Senior Pastor The Rev.  Larry Harris Black on Black Crime Inc. Founder and Community Activist Art McKoy Black on Black Crime Vice President  and Community Activist Al Porter (center) and other members of the grassroots community group that fights against injustices. Community Activist Don Bryant, who leads The People's Forum and The Greater Cleveland Immigrant Support Network. Bryant and other community activists called for Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty to bring in a special prosecutor at a Cleveland City Hall rally on Monday. The demand for McGinty's recusal is  relative to the possible Cuyahoga County Grand Jury indictment of Cleveland police officers who gunned down two unarmed Blacks w