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Cleveland NAACP to hold open housing committee meeting January 14, 5:30 pm, Bright Star Missionary Baptist Church with representatives from offices of Congresswomen Fudge and Kaptur, community activists on foreclosures, housing discrimination, too many greater Cleveland women found raped and murdered in and near too many abandoned homes, support for greater Cleveland minority contractors, NAACP to later take public testimony on the issues, subsequent congressional testimony seeking legislative changes is possible

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    ( ) /   ( ) K athy Wray Coleman is  a community activist and 20 year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper, Ohio's Black press with  print  newspapers  in Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio CLEVELAND, Ohio- The housing committee of the Cleveland Chapter NAACP will meet with local community activists groups, minority contractors, representatives for two prominent Ohio congresswomen,  and family members of women subjected to violence on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 5:30 pm at Bright Star Missionary Baptist Church in East Cleveland, 13028 Shaw Ave. The open meeting will address Cuyahoga County foreclosures,  housing discrimination issues, violence against women across racial lines in o

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

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 ) 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

Reps Fudge and LaTourette introduce bill to demolish vacant foreclosures after Latasha Jackson, daughter found murdered in vacant Cleveland garage

U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge (D-OH) U.S. Rep. Steve LaTourette (R-OH) Cleveland police Latasha Jackson View full size Cleveland police Chaniya Wynn Cleveland police Thomas Lorde Laura Cowan, an anti-domestic violence advocate, speaks to 19 Action News during a vigil held after the bodies of 19-year-old Latasha Jackson and Jackson's one-year-old daughter Chaniya Wynn were discovered by police in an abandoned garage on Cleveland's majority Black east side. By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor of Cleveland Urban News.Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( ) and ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-U.S. Rep. Marcia L. Fudge (D-OH), a Warrensville Hts Democrat whose 11th Congressional District includes inner city communities of Cleveland and Akron, and 14th Congressional District Rep. Steven LaTourette (R-OH), a Republican, announced yesterday that they are co-sponsoring a bi-partisan federal foreclosure relief bill for the