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Cleveland NAACP takes testimony from community activists, victims, victims family members on foreclosures, support of the Restore Our Neighborhoods Act of 2013 to tear down unsalvageable abandoned homes that draw crime and where women are raped and murdered, Congresswoman Fudge's representative attends, Fudge and Congresspersons Kaptur, Joyce introduced the not-yet-passed bill to tear down unsalvageable abandoned homes across the country, activists testified that Ariel Castro's victims were held captive for 10 years because of his half boarded up home, they testified that greater Cleveland Black women are found raped, murdered in or near abandoned homes

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    ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) K athy Wray Coleman is  a community activist and 20 year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper, Ohio's Black press with  print  newspapers  in Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus, Ohio CLEVELAND, Ohio- Community activists and victims and their family members gave testimony yesterday evening for the housing committee of the Cleveland Branch NAACP seeking state and federal legislation on foreclosure and mortgage impropriety and in support of the Restore Our Neighborhoods Act of 2013, a pending  bill to tear down abandoned homes across the country  that cannot be salvaged that was introduced last year by Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (D-11), Congresswoman M