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Cleveland Plain Dealer Newspaper current and former writers Guild union presidents to participate in grassroots forum for support for newspaper to stay a daily on Sunday, Dec 2, 2:30-4:30 pm, Lil Africa, 6816 Superior Ave in Cleveland, Publisher Terry Egger, Editor Debra Adams Simmons comment on invitation to attend, other speakers on the issue include State Representatives Bill Patmon, John Barnes Jr, Councilwoman Mitchell, Shidea Lane, Genevieve Mitchell, community activists, the newspaper endorsed President Obama for reelection, who won Ohio

Harlan Spector Richard  Peery Debra Adams Simmons Terry Egger By Kathy Wray Coleman "We really appreciate the opportunity but are unavailable on such late notice."... Plain Dealer Publisher Terry Egger and Editor Debra Adams Simmons in a prepared statement to Cleveland Urban News.Com....Read this quote and more in the article below CLEVELAND, Ohio- A former and current president of the Cleveland Plain Dealer Local One of the Northeast Ohio Newspaper's Guild, the newspaper's union for some 170 reporters, photographers, designers and other employees, will speak and take questions from a panel and the community at a  grassroots  forum on the union's campaign push to keep the Plain Dealer a daily print publication on Sunday, Dec. 2, from 2:30-4:30 pm at Lil Africa Recreation Center, 6816 Superior Ave in Cleveland. The event will be moderated by State Rep. Bill Patmon (D-10), who said that he "would be happy to moderate the forum." (F

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

By Kathy Wray Coleman, Associate Publisher, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com  ( ) and ( ) 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

Mass rally for Trayvon Martin is April 15, 2nd New Hope Baptist Church in Cleveland, 3:00 pm, led by blind man Sears Mitchell, with youth, elected officials, grassroots, NAACP, Vision of Angels dancers

Trayvon Martin By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( ) and ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-A mass rally for justice for seventeen-year old Trayvon Martin will be held on Sun., April 15 from 3:00 to 6 pm at The Second New Hope Baptist Church, 2917 E. 116th St. at Buckeye Ave. in Cleveland., Oh.,  telephone number 216- 229-2022. Contacts for the rally are Sears Mitchell at  216-548-4478,  the office of the Vision of Angels Youth Foundation at 216-543-5330, Imperial Women Leader Kathy Wray Coleman at 216-932-3114, Peace in the Hood Leader Khalid Samad at 216-538-4043, and Black on Black Crime Founder Art McKoy at 216-253-4070. The event is supported by Cleveland area grassroots organizations, Cleveland NAACP and SCLC officials and elected officials and is sponsored by the Vision of Angels Youth Foundation and its 40- member youth dance troop, which is l