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Former Cleveland NAACP President George Forbes hospitalized, Forbes is a former Cleveland City Council president who lost a bid for Cleveland mayor against Michael R.White in 1989, is general counsel for the Call and Post Newspaper, Ohio's most notable Black print publication that is owned by internationally known boxing promoter Don King

Former Cleveland NAACP President and Call and Post Newspaper General Counsel George L. Forbes By Kathy Wray Coleman, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper ( ) CLEVELAND,Ohio-   Former Cleveland NAACP President  George L. Forbes, a notable figure in Cleveland politics and one of the city's most prominent Black leaders , has been hospitalized, though details of his illness have not been made public. Don King, a native Clevelander and international boxing promoter who publishes the Call and Post Newspaper   The legal counsel for the Call and Post Newspaper, Cleveland's Black print press that is owned by internationally known boxing promoter Don King, and a former Cleveland City Council president famous for throwing a chair at Cleveland Ward 8 Councilman Jeff Johnson and for losing a bid for mayor against former protege Michael R. White in 1989, Forbes is one of Cleveland