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Community activists to picket Cleveland Heights Police Department, Black Judge A. Deane Buchanan for police, prosecutorial and judicial harassment and racial profiling of Black activists and Black people....Attorney J Alex Morton will also be picketed for ineffective assistance of counsel and harassment of Black activists and Black people as his clients in Cleveland Heights....Community activists also want a U.S. Department of Justice investigation for police reforms in suburban Cuyahoga County, which would follow a consent decree for police reforms between the city of Cleveland and the U.S. Department of Justice......By editor Kathy Wray Coleman (pictured) of, Ohio's Black digital news leader

Activist and journalist Kathy Wray Coleman, editor -in-chief of ) /   ( ). Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: Cleveland Heights Municipal Court Judge A. Deane Buchanan A message from activist and journalist Kathy Wray Coleman of  and the Imperial Women Coalition:  Community activists will picket the Cleveland Heights Police Department, Attorney J. Alex Morton, and its Black judge the first week in January.  Data show that White cops there are following Black activists in cars and arresting them without probable cause or reasonable suspicion and then the judge there, A. Deane Buchanan, is denying them indigent counsel at the arraignment stage and sometimes otherwise, and, sometimes a speedy trial. He is also getting them alone and asking them to plead guilty, which is unethical under the Ohio L

Blacks denied indigent counsel in Cleveland Heights, Bedford and Berea courts in cases of alleged police and judicial harassment, and with support by Cleveland NAACP officials, the judges there will then issue warrants with excessive bonds up to $50,000 if the defendants refuse to represent themselves at hearings and at trial, the Cleveland NAACP is under investigation by the national headquarters

Cleveland Heights Municipal Court Judge A. Deane Buchanan Berea Municipal Court Judge Mark Comstock Former Bedford Municipal Court judge and convicted criminal and alleged pimp Harry Jacob Not pictured. Bedford Municipal Court Judge Brian Melling 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 a thy Wray Coleman is  a community activist and 21- year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio.  ( ) /   ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio- As the U.S. Department of Justice, under the leadership of Attorney General Eric Holder, prepares to negotiate a consent decree with the city of Cleveland following an investigation that reveals systemic problems in the Cleveland Police Department, from excessive force issues to Blacks and others ge