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Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge sends letter to U.S. Department of Justice, office of Civil Rights seeking an independent and an FBI investigation of 137-bullets-shooting-deaths of unarmed Black victims Malissa Williams and Timothy Ray Russell by White Cleveland police officers, says Cleveland Police Department discriminates against Blacks, community activists want FBI to lead investigation and say Cleveland and East Cleveland officials and police should step aside completely, call police investigating each other commensurate to the "fox guarding the hen house," Olivet Institutional Baptist Church pastor wants justice department investigation too, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson has no Blacks in any top law enforcement leadership roles in a majority Black city

Ohio Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (D-11), also chair-elect of the Congressional Black Caucus Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson Malissa Williams and Timothy Ray Russell Community Activist Art McKoy, who leads the grassroots group Black on Black Crime Inc. By Kathy Wray Coleman, Publisher, Editor-n-Chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper ( ) WASHINGTON, D.C.-Ohio Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (D-11), a Warrensville Hts. Democrat and chairman-elect of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) whose majority Black 11th congressional district includes the east side of Cleveland, its eastern suburbs and a small pocket of Akron and staggering parts of its Summit County suburbs, has called for an independent investigation by the United States Department of Justice and the FBI around the 137-bullets- shooting deaths by a group of White Cleveland police officers  two wee

Rev. C. J. Matthews Gets 15 Month Prison Sentence On Tax Charges From Judge Gaughan

The Rev C. J. Matthews, flanked by members of the United Pastors in Mission, prays for calm after the bodies of what would ultimately become 11 Black women were uncovered on Cleveland's east side at the Imperial Ave. home of since convicted serial killer Anthony Sowell. (Cleveland Plain Dealer online photo, ) The Rev. C. J. Matthews in happier times U.S. District Attorney Steve Dettlebach National political news and Cleveland area news brought to you from the By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor ( ) and ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-The Rev. Charles "C.J." Matthews, senior pastor at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church in Cleveland, was sentenced to 15 months in prison yesterday for failing to pay $90 thousand in IRS income taxes collected by the mega church between Oct. 2005 and Jan. 2007 on the wages of church employees. And the sentence, which was handed down by Federal District Court Judge Patric