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Ayanna Pressley wins Democratic nomination and will likely become Massachusetts' first Black female in congress, a win behind Gillum's Democratic nomination win to possibly become Florida's first Black governor, Pressley a Boston councilwoman and its first Black councilwoman, and who has no Republican opponent, unlike Gillum, the mayor of Tallahassee, Florida.... The largely White city of Boston, which is 25 percent Black, is the most racially segregated city in the nation, and Cleveland, a largely Black major American city, is the nation's second most segregated city....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman of and, Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog with some 5 million views on Google Plus alone.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email:

Boston councilwoman Ayanna Pressley, who has won the Democratic nomination in the 7th congressional district in  Massachusetts,  and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, who has won the Democratic  nomination for governor in Florida and could become the state's first Black governor and , Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog with some 5 million views on Google Plus alone.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, and who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio. We interviewed former president Barack Obama one-on-one when he was campaigning for president. As to the Obama interview, CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, OHIO'S LEADER IN BLACK DIGITAL NEWS . CLEVELANDURBANNEWS.COM-BOSTON, Massachusetts- Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley (pictured), on Tuesday, defeated inc

President Obama bans solitary confinement for juveniles in federal prisons, prohibits it for adults confined for low-level infractions, and reduces confinement from 365 to 60 days for a first offense.....People of color make up 60 percent of prison inmates, and are disproportionately Black males....By Editor-in-Chief Kathy Wray Coleman

 President Obama speaks with inmates at  the El Reno  Federal   Penitentiary in Oklahoma on July 16, 2015, the first sitting president to visit a federal prison. On Monday, the president issued executive actions to curb solitary confinement for juveniles and adults, among other initiatives. 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: . Coleman is a 23-year political, legal and investigative journalist who trained for 17 years, and under six different editors,  at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.    ( ) /   ( ).  CLICK HERE TO GO TO KATHY WRAY COLEMAN AT GOOGLE PLUS WHERE SHE HAS SOME 2.5 MILLION INTERNET VIEWS  alone.  Black Journalist  Kathy Wray Coleman interviewed now President Barack Obama one-on-one when he was

Remembering Blacks that died in 2012 of notability including Whitney Houston, Rodney King, Etta James, Sherman Hensley, Don Cornelius and Donna Summer

Whitney Houston 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 ( )  Cleveland Urban News.Com  remembers  the following Blacks, known nationally and internationally, that passed away in 2012 and whose contributions will remain a part of America's legacy, and a source of pride to the Black community.  Whitney Houston, 48, pop icon Sherman Helmsley, 74, television icon known for  starring  roles in "The Jefferson's" and "Amen" Don Cornelius, 75, creator of Soul Train Donna Summer, 63, Queen of Disco, Chuck Brown, Godfather of Go-Go Michael Clarke Duncun, 54, actor noted for role in The Green Mile. Rodney King, 47, known for the infamous police beating by a group of White police officers,  that sparked the LA Riots in 1992.  Yvette Wilson, 50, actress and comedian, role in telvision shows "Moesha&qu

Plain Dealer Reporter Pat Galbincea covers forum at Shaw High School on 137 bullets shooting deaths sponsored by Cleveland NAACP on Friday, victims family members, Mayor Norton, Cleveland NAACP President Hilton Smith, community activists speak, community activists, led by Donna Walker Brown, Art McKoy, Khalid Samad, protest before forum and call for local and county authorities and police, including Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty, to step aside and permit the FBI to control the investigation around the shooting

Malissa Williams and Timothy Ray Russell Impatient crowd implores NAACP, East Cleveland mayor and police chief for justice in Nov. 29 Cleveland police shooting (Plain Dealer article where community members, victims family attend Cleveland NAACP forum on 137 bullets shooting deaths of Malissa Williams and Timothy Ray Russell, both pictured, at Shaw High School in East Cleveland on Friday evening. Before the forum community activists, led by Art McKoy, Donna Walker Brown, Imperial Women Representative Genevieve Mitchell and Khalid Samad,  protested in front of Shaw High School demanding that local authorities and police, Cuyahoga County Sheriff Bob Reid, and county prosecutor Tim McGinty step aside to ensure a neutral investigation and allow the FBI to take total control over the case) By  Pat Galbincea, The Plain Dealer  on December 14, 2012 at 10:00 PM, updated  December 14, 2012 at 10:15 PM Email (Photo by  Gus Chan, Th

County Prosecutor Bill Mason Employee Lily Miller Still Under Fire For Calling Blacks Nigger, Wanting Black Men Hanged, Pushing White Masks, Journalist Coleman Says Mason Allegedly Had Miller Defame Her Online On Company Time For Complaining, Her Writings And Activism, Why Hasn't Mason Been Indicted Like Convicted Former Elected Officials Jimmy Dimora And Frank Russo? Is Mason Innocent Or Did He Have An Unlawful Interest In A Public Contract? Coleman Request One Last Time That Defamation Cease Before She Files Suit Against Mason, Miller, Cuyahoga County Council, Other County Affiliates, This Article Sent To County Council, County Executive Ed FitzGerald, County Inspector General Nailah Byrd To Again Notify Them Of The Defamation, Racism, Sexism, Corruption, And Potential Hate Crime Allegedly By Mason, Miller, Others

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason, who has opted not to seek reelection this year. Lily Miller By Kath y Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( ) and ( )   CLEVELAND, Ohio-An employee in the child support enforcement department for Cuyahoga County prosecutor Bill Mason, who is not running for reelection this year following a public corruption probe and claims that he knew about the malfeasance by elected county officials, is still under fire by community activists for calling Blacks "nigger," demanding that Black men be hanged, and promoting White supremacy with White masks that are considered offensive to Blacks. The commotion began when Lily Miller, a former deputy bailiff for Cleveland Municipal Housing Court Judge Ray Pianka and current county employee under Mason's guidance, put up a poll on the Internet social med

13 11th Congressional District delegates from Ohio for Obama for the Democratic National Convention are majority female, all Black, include State Sen. Nina Turner, State Rep. John Barnes Jr., Cleveland City Council members, Cuyahoga County Council members, Meredith Turner of the office of U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, Obama in Cleveland Wed, Mayor Jackson meets him at the airport, is likely to endorse Obama

United States President Barack Obama By Kath y Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News ( ) and ( )   (Editor's note: Read in the below article the names of the 13 Obama delegates to the Democratic National Convention from Ohio's 11th Congressional District, an article also with comments from President Barack Obama,  Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson Press Secretary Andrea Taylor, State Sen. Nina Turner, State Rep. John Barnes Jr., Cuyahoga County Councilman Julian Rogers, Cuyahoga County Democratic Party Vice Chairperson Blaine Griffin, Community Organizer Larry Bresler, and  Meredith  Turner, a regional representative from the office of U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown).    CLEVELAND, Ohio-The 13 delegates for Obama to this year's Democratic National Convention from Ohio's predominantly Black 11th Congressional District, which is led by Congress