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Cleveland community activists to rally May 14 at 3:30 pm at the Justice Center to demand criminal charges against Cleveland police that killed Tamir Rice, Tanisha Anderson, and the 12 that escaped prosecution for killing Malissa Williams and Tim Russell with 137 bullets.....By Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news

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. Email:  K athy Wray Coleman is  a community activist and 22- year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper.     ( ) /   ( ).  CLEVELAND, Ohio-  Greater Cleveland community activists groups, led by Puncture the Silence and Revolution Books, will rally at 3:30 pm on Thursday, May 14 at the Cuyahoga County Justice Center on Lakeside Avenue in downtown Cleveland to demand state and federal criminal charges in the police killings of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, Tanisha Anderson, and  12 of 13 non- Black cops that gunned down unarmed Blacks Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell in 2012. "We want criminal prosecutions for Tamir, Tanisha, and the 12 police officer

Zimmerman charged with murder of Trayvon, mass rally in Cleveland with Vision of Angels, NAACP, SCLC, United Pastor's in Mission officials, grassroots, Imperial Women Coalition, Black on Black Crime, Oppressed People's Nation, The People's Forum, The Family Connection, Stop Targeting Ohio's Poor, The Cleveland Chapter of the New Black Panther Party, Peace in the Hood, The Carl Stokes Brigade, The Cleveland Chapter of the New Black Panther Party, Occupy Cleveland, Cleveland Jobs With Justice, elected officials and more, set for Sun, April 15, 3:00 pm, 2nd New Hope Baptist Church, 2917 E. 116th St. at Buckeye Ave., State Sen. Turner to speak, read Senate resolution, Second New Hope Baptist Church Pastor Frank Young to open with prayer, Cleveland City Council Members, Cleveland Area Ohio State Representatives, Office of Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge, elected officials, clergy, youth, grassroots to speak

                 Trayvon Martin By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News.Com  ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-In the wake of the announcement yesterday by a special prosecutor that volunteer neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman will be charged with second degree murder in the killing of unarmed seventeen-year-old Trayvon Martin the Vision of Angels Youth Dance Troop, the Imperial Women Coalition, community  activists, clergy, youth, elected officials, the United Pastor's in Mission and Cleveland NAACP and SCLC  officials will go forward with a mass rally for Martin scheduled for Sun. April 15 from 3:00 to 6:00 pm at Second New Hope Baptist Church in Cleveland, 2917 E. 116th St at Buckeye Ave .   (Editor's note: View a complete list of rally speakers and participating organizations toward the middle of this article) Mitchell said that Sunday's rally will begin outside of the church at 3:00 pm and that at 4:00 pm Martin's supporters

Coalition of 50+ Grassroots, Civil Rights, college and faith based groups to rally Fri. March 30, 4-6 pm Public Square in Cleveland for Trayvon Martin

Trayvon Martin By Kathy Wray Coleman, Editor, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.Com ( ) and ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio-A coalition of over 50 greater Cleveland grassroots, Civil Rights, college, faith-based community organizations and Cleveland area elected officials dubbed "The Greater Cleveland Coalition Of 50 Plus Organizations For Justice For Trayvon Martin," will gather on Fri., March 30, 2012 with Cleveland NAACP officials from 4-6m pm at the Southwest Quadrant at Public Square in downtown Cleveland for a mass rally in support of Trayvon Martin. (Editor's note: Plans for a march to the Justice Center have changed and the march will be around Public Square). Supporters of the rally are encouraged to wear hoodies and bring skittles candies. To participate as group at the rally or for further information call Cleveland NAACP Vice President Dr. Eugene Jordon at 216-451-850