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Remembering the night Obama was elected president as we celebrate MLK's birthday, a reprint of Coleman's Call and Post Obama victory article of 2008

The late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (lt.) and President Barack Obama By Kathy Wray Coleman, Associate Publisher and Editor of Cleveland Urban News.Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog. Com ) CLEVELAND, Ohio- Click at MLK Day Events to find the happenings in the Cleveland metropolitan area for the week beginning Jan 15., courtesy of Cleveland Fox 8 News. As we pause today to celebrate the national holiday of the Jan.15 birthday of slain Civil Rights leader the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Cleveland Urban News.Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com also pause to remember the milestone accomplished through the efforts of Dr. King as the Black community and others came together to elect the first Black president of the United States of America in electing Barack Obama on Nov 4, 2008. “I didn't think that this would happen in my lifetime,” Community Activist Alma Cooper, now 88, told Journalist Kathy Wray Coleman the nigh

Press Release: Imperial Women Coalition, African American Museum, Audacity Of Hope to host County Prosecutor Candidate's Debate, Jan 5, Lil Africa

By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor ( ) and ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-The Imperial Women Coalition, The Audacity of H.O.P.E Foundation, and Cleveland Urban News.Com, in cooperation with The Cleveland African American Museum and other community organizations, will host “The First Ever Inner City Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Candidate's Debate" for the community and the candidates on Thurs., Jan. 5, 2012 from 5:30 pm.- 8:00 p.m. at Lil' Africa Party Center, 6816 Superior Ave. in Cleveland, 44103. Candidates for the office are Attorney Subodh Chandra, Police Officer Stephanie Hall, Cleveland Ward 13 Councilman Kevin Kelley, Retired Judge Timothy McGinty, Attorney James J. McDonnell, and Attorney Robert Triozzi. Contacts for the debate are Audacity of Hope Foundation Founder Griot Y-Von at 216-355-3374, Cleveland African-American Museum