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Community to celebrate retired Cleveland judge Jean Murrell Capers turning 102, birthday party is at 5 pm on January 17 at the Judson Manor in Cleveland, Capers, who will attend, is also a community activist, and a Republican, she is the oldest former or current living Black elected official in Ohio

Retired Cleveland Municipal Court judge and community activist Jean Murrell Capers  By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief,  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  K athy Wray Coleman is  a community activist, educator, and 21- year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.    ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) CLEVELAND, Ohio - The community will celebrate retired Cleveland Municipal Court judge Jean Murrell Capers turning 102-years-old during a birthday celebration at 5 pm on Saturday, January 17 in the party room at the Judson Manor in Cleveland, 1922 East 107th Street. Capers is the longest living former or current Black elected official in Ohio and is the first Black woman elected to Cleveland City Council, an office she won in 1949. After losing her seat some