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Vigil for Tanisha Anderson, the unarmed Black woman killed by Cleveland police on November 12, is at 5 pm on Saturday, November 22, 2014, activists, family members, Cleveland NAACP members to attend

Tanisha Anderson 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  K athy Wray Coleman is  a community activist and 21- year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper.     ( ) /   ( ) CLEVELAND, Ohio -The family of Tanisha Anderson and community activists, Cleveland NAACP members, and others will hold a vigil on Saturday,  Nov. 22 at 5 pm at the family home on 1372 Ansel Road in Cleveland where the 37-year-old unarmed Black woman was killed by police . (For directions take Saint Clair Avenue from downtown Cleveland, turn right onto 40th Street, take the first left onto Superior Avenue/U.S.-6 East, and turn slight right onto Ansel Avenue just past East 92nd Street).  CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE FAMILY WEBSITE TO DONATE FOR FUNERAL SERVI

Plain Dealer Reporter Pat Galbincea covers forum at Shaw High School on 137 bullets shooting deaths sponsored by Cleveland NAACP on Friday, victims family members, Mayor Norton, Cleveland NAACP President Hilton Smith, community activists speak, community activists, led by Donna Walker Brown, Art McKoy, Khalid Samad, protest before forum and call for local and county authorities and police, including Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty, to step aside and permit the FBI to control the investigation around the shooting

Malissa Williams and Timothy Ray Russell Impatient crowd implores NAACP, East Cleveland mayor and police chief for justice in Nov. 29 Cleveland police shooting (Plain Dealer article where community members, victims family attend Cleveland NAACP forum on 137 bullets shooting deaths of Malissa Williams and Timothy Ray Russell, both pictured, at Shaw High School in East Cleveland on Friday evening. Before the forum community activists, led by Art McKoy, Donna Walker Brown, Imperial Women Representative Genevieve Mitchell and Khalid Samad,  protested in front of Shaw High School demanding that local authorities and police, Cuyahoga County Sheriff Bob Reid, and county prosecutor Tim McGinty step aside to ensure a neutral investigation and allow the FBI to take total control over the case) By  Pat Galbincea, The Plain Dealer  on December 14, 2012 at 10:00 PM, updated  December 14, 2012 at 10:15 PM Email (Photo by  Gus Chan, Th

Timothy Ray Russell, one of two unarmed Black victims gunned down and shot at 137 times by a group of White Cleveland police officers, is laid to rest

Timothy Ray Russell By Kathy Wray Coleman, Publisher, Editor-n-Chief, Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper ( ) TWINSBURG,Ohio- Timothy Ray Russell, one of two unarmed Black victims gunned down a week and a half ago by a group of anxious White Cleveland police and shot at 137 times after a car chase from Cleveland that ended in tragedy in East Cleveland, was laid to rest on Saturday at the Sanctuary of Praise in Twinsburg, Oh, a Cleveland suburb. Russell, 43, was driving the car that police say backfired in front of the Cuyahoga County Justice Center on Nov. 29, causing some 30 police cars to chase him and passenger Malissa Williams, 30, for more than 25 minutes until surrounding the car at Wymore and Terrace Avenues in East Cleveland and putting 137 bullets into it. No gun or gun shell casings were found in or near the car, police said and police union leaders told reporters las