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20th anniversary of Million Man March draws thousands to Washington, D.C., Minister Louis Farrakhan gives keynote address....Farrakhan denounces abortion and human trafficking, demands Civil and human rights, and says that the Black Lives Matter activists are the Civil Rights leaders of the future....12-year-old Cleveland police fatal shooting victim Tamir Rice is mentioned in this article....Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty, who is White, pro-cop, and a former county judge, is accused by community activists of racism and of allegedly manipulating expert witness reports designed to deter a county grand jury from indicting Cleveland police in the Rice shooting....By Cleveland Urban News.Com Editor-in-Chief Kathy Wray Coleman www.clevelandurbannews.com

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The 20th anniversary celebration of the 1995 historic Million Man March drew thousands to the nation's capital in Washington D.C. on Saturday, Oct 10, 2015. The original march occurred on October 16, 1995. 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 six different editors,  at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.    ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ).  The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan WASHINGTON, D.C.- Thousands gathered on Saturday on Mall A in Washington D.C. at the nation's capital to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Million Man March, an event centered around police killings and civil and human rights, and sp

Civil Rights Attorney David Malik arrested, the attorney for Tanisha Anderson,Tamir Rice, who settled the 137 shots lawsuit against Cleveland police, pleads not guilty to gun charges, Malik says he carried unloaded gun, ammunition in luggage to airport by mistake

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Attorney David Malik By Kathy Wray Coleman , editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News.Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com, Ohio's leaders in Black digital news.   Coleman is a 21-year investigative journalist and political and legal reporter who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.     ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /     ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) CLEVELAND, Ohio    -Prominent Cleveland area Civil Rights attorney David Malik, who has represented clients in several high-profile lawsuits against Cleveland police and the city, including the family of Tanisha Anderson, the 37-year-old mentally ill woman who died in police custody in November, and unarmed Blacks Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell, whom Cleveland police gunned down in November 2012 while slinging 37 bullets, was in court himself earlier today. (Editor's more: Malik was also the original attorney in the still pending wrongful death

Obama delivers fifth State of the Union, compliments U.S. House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio, Ohio State Representative John Barnes Jr. tells Cleveland Urban News.Com that speech was key to 'the poor, women's rights, Civil Rights,' Ohio State Senator Shirley Smith applauds Obama's courage on controversial issues

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United States President Barack Obama By  Kathy Wray Coleman,  Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, O hio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog. Tel: 216-659-0473. (Kathy Wray Coleman is a 20-year investigative journalist and legal reporter who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper, Ohio's Black press)   ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) WASHINGTON, D.C.- President Barack Obama delivered his fifth State of the Union address Tuesday night to a joint session of Congress and drew no less than 13 standing ovations, the longest State of the Union speech of his presidency, other than the one he delivered in congressional chambers in 2010. America's first Black president, a year into his second four-year term, lobbied for the poor, women, children, military personnel, and the middle class, in addition to promoting domestic oil and national gas production, a hike in min

BREAKING NEWS: Cleveland NAACP to hold public comment meeting today Sept. 18 from 6 pm to 8 pm, Cathedral Church of God in Christ, 2940 MLK Drive in Cleveland, activists to ask NAACP to deal with sentencing disparities against Blacks, mortgage fraud, missing children and the state legislature's unconstitutional public school funding formula

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By Kathy Wray Coleman, Associate Publisher, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com  ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) and ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) CLEVELAND, Ohio- The public is invited to speak today, Sept. 18 at the regular meeting of the Cleveland NAACP, which will be held from 6pm to 8pm at the church of Bishop E. F. Perry, The Cathedral Church of God and Christ, 2940 Martin Luther King Drive in Cleveland. "There will be a segment for the public to speak and we invite everybody to this meeting," said Arlene Anderson, executive director of the local Civil Rights branch, which is also led by Cleveland area attorney James Hardiman, the president of the organization. Community activist groups and poor people previously denied entrance to meetings to seek help under former president George L. Forbes and ousted executive director Stanley Miller said that they are pleased that the public can now speak. "We lo

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

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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 www.clevelandurbannews.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 th

The Imperial Women And Carl Stokes Brigade And Occupy Cleveland Members, Other Activists Endorse Subodh Chandra For Cuyahoga County Prosecutor

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Cuyahoga County Prosecutor hopeful Subodh Chandra, 3rd from lt, and his wife Meena, 2nd from lt, pose with their triplet sons and President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama From the Metro Desk of The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) (Kathy Coleman) and Cleveland Urban News.Com (www.clevelandurbannews.com) Subodh Chandra ( www.chandraforprosecutor.com ), a candidate for next year's Democratic Primary for Cuyahoga County Prosecutor, yesterday got the unanimous endorsement of the Imperial Women, the Women's Federation, the Greater Cleveland Immigrant Support Network, the People's Forum, People for the Imperial Act, the Joaquin Hicks Real People's Movement, top affiliates in their individual capacity that are members of groups such as Occupy Cleveland, the Committee for a Renewed African-American Museum of Cleveland, the Carl Stokes Brigade, Black on Black Crime Inc., and the Cleveland Chapter of the New Blac