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Congresswoman Fudge appointed ranking member of education subcommittee, Black children get suspended and expelled at a rate 3 times higher than Whites, says a U.S Department of Education public schools report, and school related arrests occur disproportionately to Black kids

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Ohio 11th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News.Com, and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.com, Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and newspaper blog.  Tel: (216) 659-0473.  Coleman is a community activist, educator and 21-year investigative journalist who trained at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio for 17 years.   ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com )  Washington, DC – Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11)  has announced her committee assignments for the 114 th  Congress. The congresswoman of Ohio's 11th congressional district, which includes the largely Black city of Cleveland and neighboring suburbs of Cuyahoga County, and a largely Black section of the city of Akron and staggering parts of its Summit County suburbs, was assigned on Wednesday to the Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary and Secondary Education. 

Imperial Women Coalition, community activists, family members, attorneys for 137 bullets Cleveland police shooting victims, other deadly shooting victims families attend Cleveland NAACP meeting to seek help..After hearing the speakers Cleveland NAACP President The Rev. Hilton Smith says that "we have got to do something about this".. NAACP officials pledge support

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137 Bullets Cleveland Police Shooting Victim Malissa Williams 137 Bullets Cleveland Police Shooting Victim Timothy Ray  Russell Newly Elected Cleveland Chapter NAACP President The Rev. Hilton Smith By Kathy Wray Coleman, publisher, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper  ( www.cleve landurbannews.com ) CLEVELAND, Ohio- Family members and attorneys of alleged excessive force Cleveland police deadly shooting victims and community activists attended the Cleveland NAACP meeting Monday night to seek support from the local chapter of the nation's most prominent Civil Rights organization.  Chapter president the Rev Hilton Smith led the meeting and was gracious and supportive, community activists said after the gathering. More that 50 community activists were there. Speakers include Criminal Defense and Civil Rights Attorney Terry Gilbert, the family of slain Parma father o

U.S. education secretary Duncan announces 10 states for no child left behind waivers, said Ohio could qualify without Jackson, Kasich's merit pay plan

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U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson Ohio Republican Governor John Kasich Cleveland Ward 8 Councilman Jeff Johnson Ohio State Rep. John Barnes Jr. (D-Cleveland) By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) and ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) WASHINGTON, D.C.-U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said during an interview on Thurs. that while the Obama administration has waived some No Child Left Behind Act standards to 10 states for developing educational initiatives that include additional resources for at risk children and provisions to enhance educational outcomes for African-American students, teacher merit pay plans like the one proposed by Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson in an effort to dismantle teacher tenure are not something required for Ohio and other states to qual

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