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Public town hall forum with community activists, the Greater Cleveland Civil and Human Rights Coalition, local victims of Cleveland police harassment is Saturday, February 21 from 11 am to 1 pm at the MLK public library in Cleveland, discussion will include the DOJ report on police killings, a 'People's Grand Jury,' and police harassment of the transgender community and others, speakers include activists, Cleveland NAACP attorney, Black Shield Police Association president, victims of police abuse

By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News.Com, and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News, Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and newspaper blog.  Tel: (216) 659-0473.    ( ) /   ( )  CLEVELAND, Ohio - Community activists, area attorneys, and victims of police harassment, including members of the transgender community, will participate on Saturday in an open-to-the public town hall meeting on police brutality and excessive force. Other topics include racism and other prejudices, and the upcoming consent decree between the City of Cleveland and the U.S. Department of Justice relative to its findings of impropriety and systemic problems in the largely White Cleveland Police Department.  The community meeting is sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Civil and Human Rights Coalition, in cooperation with other activists and community grassroots groups, and is February 21 from 11 am to 1 pm