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Highland Hills Mayor Michael L. Booker announces community event to honor former mayor Robert Nash and to celebrate the history of the largely Black village that borders Cleveland and Warrensviille Heights where U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge's district office is located.....Nash was Black like Booker and was the village's first mayor who served 28 years in office....The six-member, all-Black village council consists of council members Lillian R. Moore, Michael L. Goodwin, David Mills, Cassandra Pride, Derrick A. Williams, and Dawn S. Davis....By Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com, Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog

Village of Highland Hills Mayor Michael L. Booker, former longtime mayor the late Robert Nash, the village's first mayor who served 28 years in office, and Ohio 11th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge, a Warrensville Heights Democrat By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief  at   Clevelandurbannews.com and Kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ,  Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and Black blog.  Tel: (216) 659-0473. Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com.   Coleman is an experienced Black political reporter who covered the 2008 presidential election for the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio and the presidential elections in 2012 and 2016 As to the one-on-one interview by Coleman with Obama   CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, OHIO'S LEADER IN BLACK DIGITAL NEWS . CLEVELANDURBANNEWS.COM-HIGHLAND HILLS, OHIO —  Village of Highland Hills Mayor Michael L. Booker this week announced a community event scheduled fo

Michelle Obama thanks volunteers, pushes Ohioans to get-out-the-vote during speech at Tri-C, 101- year- old supporter that attended said she prays for the president, says Obama is better for Ohio, Ohio State Senator Nina Turner comments on visit to Cleveland by first lady

First  Lady  Michelle Obama at a get-out-the-vote rally on Oct. 15 at Cuyahoga Community College Metro Campus in Cleveland, Oh. Ohio is a pivotal state for presidential elections By Johnette Jernigan and Kathy Wray Coleman, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) Cleveland, Ohio -Michelle Obama told a cheering crowd at Cuyahoga Community College Metro Campus in Cleveland, Oh. on Monday evening that she knows President Barack Obama not only as a president but as a man whose vision for America was shaped long before he won the White House in 2008. “Barack knows the American dream because he has lived it,” said Mrs. Obama."'I have seen up close and personal what being president is like." Some 2,000 people came out for the get-out-the-vote rally, according to Claire Rasacco, vice president of the Tri-C  Metro Department of Government and Community Relations. The eldest Obama supporter there made it clear that

Breaking News: Michelle Obama to visit Cleveland at Tri-C Metro Campus on Monday, Oct 15, 2012, at 5 pm, 2900 Community College Ave., free tickets to see her are nearly gone

First Lady Michelle Obama, who will visit Cuyahoga County Community College Metro Campus at 5 pm on Monday, Oct 15  By Kathy Wray Coleman, Executive Publisher, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) CLEVELAND,Ohio-First Lady Michelle Obama will speak on Monday, Oct 15, 2012, at 5 pm at Cuyahoga County Community College Metro Campus in Cleveland, 2900 Community College Ave., with doors opening at 3 pm.  The visit is the First Lady's second one to the Cleveland area since her visit to Progressive Field in May to thank supporters and for a fundraising event for the Obama for America Campaign later that evening.   Tickets, which campaign officials say are nearly gone, are on a first come, first serve basis and  can be picked up one per person at the following  locations: OFA-OH Shaker Square Office 13100 Shaker Square Cleveland, OH 44120(Tel:216-416-2017) OFA-OH Parma Office 5734 Ridge Rd. Parma, OH 44

Obama meets with U.S. Reps. Fudge, Kaptor, Sutton, Cuyahoga County Democratic Party Vice Chair Blaine Griffin, others before speech at Tri-C Thursday, former Cleveland NAACP President George Forbes not invited, Obama talks jobs, economy, says Romney has not one substantive economic plan

United States President Barack Obama By Kath y Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) and ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-President Barack Obama gave Cleveland its proper respect and met briefly with about 10 grassroots volunteers and area movers and shakers on Thurs afternoon, moments before his 53 minute speech at the Cuyahoga Community College campus in Cleveland that drew over 1500 people. Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge Of Ohio (D-11-Warrensville Hts. ) Congresswoman Marcy Kaptor Of Ohio (D-9-Toledo) Congresswoman Betty Sutton Of Ohio (D-13-Copley Township) Among the special guests that the president courted before his address to a capacity crowd at Tri-C were Congresswomen Marcia Fudge of Warrensville Hts.  (D-11), Betty Sutton (D-13) of Copley Township, and Toledo's Marcy Kaptor (D-9), and Blaine Griffin, the director of the community rel

Updated: President Obama to visit Cleveland this week, June 14, 2012, get free tickets in 1 of 4 locations, Cuyahoga County Democratic Party Vice Chair Blaine Griffin announces public meeting Monday in Cleveland for African American Black leaders for Obama, president's upcoming visit to Cleveland comes a week after Republican Governor John Kasich meets with Cleveland area Black elected officials per request of former Cleveland NAACP president and current Call and Post Newspaper general counsel George Forbes

United States President Barack Obama By Kath y Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) and ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-President Barack Obama will visit the recreation center at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland at E. 38th St and Community College Ave. in the early afternoon on Thurs., Obama for America campaign officials announced Sun. The campaign event is free and open to the public. T ickets are needed to attend and can be picked up one-person-a-ticket- beginning at  5 p.m. on Mon at the Tri-C recreation center; Cuyahoga County Democratic Party Headquarters, 1466 St. Clair Ave., Cleveland; and campaign offices at 13100 Shaker Square in Cleveland and 5734 Ridge Road in Parma. Blaine Griffin, Vice Chair of the Cuyahoga County Democratic Party Meanwhile, African-American Cleveland area Black elected officials and other Black leaders for Obama wi