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Cleveland Plain Dealer lays off a slew of unionized reporters from what the Reverend Jesse Jackson calls its "lily White and re-segregated newsroom," the Guild, whose members just approved an extended union contract, saying the layoffs represent the loss of voices in the community.... Black leaders say such voices represent a dearth of Black reporters and editors, particularly since Cleveland is a largely Black major American city....More layoffs, mainly page designers and copy editors, are coming in May....By editor Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief of and, Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog

Image and , Ohio's most read Black digital newspaper and Black blog with some 5 million views on Google Plus alone.Tel: (216) 659-0473 and Email: Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, and who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio. We interviewed former president Barack Obama one-on-one when he was campaigning for president. As to the Obama interview, CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM, OHIO'S LEADER IN BLACK DIGITAL NEWS . By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief CLEVELANDURBANNEWS.COM-CLEVELAND, Ohio-  The Cleveland Plain Dealer, Ohio's largest newspaper, has laid off 15 unionized newsroom employees, mainly reporters, and purportedly a few editors, a follow-up to management's announcement last month of the newsroom shakeup. Exactly how many Blacks were let go remains a mystery, though few Blacks work in the Plain