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New Year's Eve party is tonight at Convention Center in Cleveland, anti-police brutality rally is at 9:30 pm on Public Square, the Horseshoe Casino is sponsoring a free party: By Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news with millions of readers

By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News.Com, and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.com, Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and newspaper blog.  Tel: (216) 659-0473. Kathy Wray Coleman is a community activist, educator and 21-year investigative journalist who trained at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio for 17 years.   ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com )   CLEVELAND, Ohio- As  Cleveland Rocks NYE 2015 hits downtown Cleveland tonight with a 10-dollar-per-person public New Year's Eve party to ring in 2015 outside of the Convention Center on Mall B, 602 St Clair Ave, community activists will be protesting over police killings at 9:30 pm at the  nearby  Public Square, also in downtown Cleveland. Also, there will be a free New Year's Eve party at the Horseshoe Casino, also in downtown Cleveland. It features D.J. Smoov spinning tunes on the first floor until 2 am, and the Spazmatics wi

Congresswoman Fudge recognized by Congressional Black Caucus as a chairperson with vision, saluted for her CBC leadership on congressional floor, Fudge passes chairmanship to Rep. Butterfield, Shirley Chisholm, Louis Stokes, Congressmen Conyers, Rangel were among the 13 founding members of the CBC

11th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (D-OH) By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News.Com, and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.com, Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and newspaper blog.  Tel: (216) 659-0473. Kathy Wray Coleman is a community activist, educator and 21-year investigative journalist who trained at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio for 17 years.   ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com )  WASHINGTON, D.C.- U.S. Rep.  Marcia L. Fudge (D-Ohio), a Warrensville Heights Democrat whose largely Black 11th congressional district includes parts of the cities of Cleveland and Akron, Ohio, and suburban sections of Cuyahoga and Summit counties, was recently saluted by  the Congressional Black Caucus of Blacks in Congress that she currently chairs as she prepares to pass the CBC leadership baton to Rep. G.K. Butterfield for the 115th Congress. A 10-year member of Cong

Community activists, family members of Cleveland police killings to rally and march on Christmas Day against police brutality nationally and locally at 4:30 pm on Public Square in downtown Cleveland, By Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news

By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News.Com, and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.com, Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and newspaper blog.  Tel: (216) 659-0473. Kathy Wray Coleman is a community activist, educator and 21-year investigative journalist who trained at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio for 17 years.   ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com )  CLEVELAND, Ohio - Community activists and some  families  members of victims of Cleveland police killings and other violence will hold an antI-police brutality rally, march and vigil beginning at 4:30 pm on Public Square in  downtown  Cleveland on Christmas Day, Thursday December 25. Organizers of the upcoming event released the following press statement: Countless families will spend this Christmas without their loved ones due to a culture of violence claiming lives. The family of Tamir Rice, John Crawford, Tanisha Anderson and oth

Community Activist Kathy Wray Coleman (below) speaks to the mainstream media at an anti-police brutality rally in Cleveland in response to Cleveland police shootings of unarmed Blacks, to the right of Ms. Coleman is the mother of Malissa Williams, whom police shot and killed along with Timothy Russell while slinging 137 bullets. Neither victim was wanted by the law, and both were Black and unarmed when they were unceremoniously gunned down, Coleman helped to organize the rally on behalf of the Imperial Women Coalition, photo by Laura Cowan

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. Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com and advertising@celevalndurbannews.com   ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com )  Community Activist Kathy Wray Coleman of the Imperial Women Coalition (below) speaks to the mainstream media at an anti-police brutality rally in Cleveland in response to Cleveland police shootings of unarmed Blacks, to the right of Ms. Coleman is the mother of Malissa Williams, whom police shot and killed along with Timothy Russell while slinging 137 bullets. Neither victim was wanted by the law, and both were Black and unarmed when they were unceremoniously gunned down,  Coleman helped to organize the rally on behalf of the Imperial Women Coalition, photo by Laura Cowan

Merry Christmas from Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news, email us at editor@clevelandurbannews.com, call us at (216) 659-0473, 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. Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com and advertising@celevalndurbannews.com   ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com ) 

Democratic Cleveland Judge Angela Stokes temporarily suspended from bench by Ohio Supreme Court in the middle of disciplinary proceedings, greater Cleveland activists groups call ruling racist, sexist, illegal: Pimp former Bedford judge Harry Jacob did not have his law license suspended while facing criminal charges and Stokes, who is Black and female and the daughter of a former congressman, has never been accused of a crime, Jacob sits in a jail cell now after criminal convictions and was protected because he is a White Republican and former judge, data show

Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Angela Stokes From the Metro Desk of 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. Email: editor@clevelandurbannews.com   ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com )  CLICK HERE TO READ THE ENTIRE STORY ON PIMP FORMER BEDFORD JUDGE HARRY JACOB'S JAIL SENTENCE FOR CRIMES IN OFFICE, INCLUDING THE MANIPULATION OF COURT RECORDS AND SOLICITATION A COMPREHENSIVE AND INVESTIGATIVE ARTICLE BELOW BY CLEVELAND URBAN NEWS.COM COLUMBUS, Ohio- The all White and majority Republican Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday temporarily suspended the law license of Democratic Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Angela Stokes, who is Black and a daughter of former congressman Louis Stokes, and the niece of the late and former Cleveland mayor Carl B. Stokes, the first Black mayor of a major American city. Stokes, who has not now,

Ferguson protesters join Clevelanders to rally for Tamir Rice, against police shootings, and the police killings nationally of unarmed Black men and boys: Protesters storm Tower City, Walmart, block traffic, spar with Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams, who calmed protesters, two on-duty NYPD police officers killed the same day, the Rev Al Sharpton comments: Indigent Blacks denied counsel in Berea, Bedford and Cleveland Heights courts with support from Cleveland NAACP officials and its attorneys

A protester rallies for 12-year-old Tamir Rice, who was shot and killed by Cleveland police on Nov. 22 for sporting a pellet toy gun at a public park on the city's largely White west side. Several events over the weekend drew protesters as far away as Ferguson, Missouri to the largely Black major metropolitan city of Cleveland, and highlighted police killings of unarmed Black men and boys throughout the country, including Michael Brown, and Eric Garner. Miles away, and in an unrelated incident in New York City, but also on Saturday afternoon, two on-duty New York police officers were shot and killed execution style by a suspected gunman who took his own life with a self inflicted gun shot wound. Read about both incidents in the below article by Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news. By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News.Com, and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.com, Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and n

Rallies and vigils for Tamir Rice are Saturday and Sunday, December 20 and December 21 at 10 am at the Cudell Recreation Center in Cleveland, events are being organized by Tamir's cousin from Ferguson, community activists, and are being billed as The Cleveland-Ferguson Stance

Tamir Rice By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News.Com, and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.com, Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and newspaper blog.  Tel: (216) 659-0473. Kathy Wray Coleman is a community activist, educator and 21-year investigative journalist who trained at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio for 17 years.   ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com )  CLEVELAND, Ohio- Vigils and rallies organized by community activists and a cousin of Tamir Rice, who is expected to bring buses from Ferguson to the events, will be held at 10 am on Saturday, Dec 20 and Sunday, Dec. 21 at the Cudell Recreation Center on the Cleveland's largely White west side where the 12-year-old Black boy was slain by Cleveland police on Nov 22 for sporting a toy pellet gun. On Saturday there will also be a forum at Cudell, organizers said. (Editor's note: The address of the Cudell Recreation Cente

Controversial Steve Loomis takes back Cleveland police union presidency from Follmer in union election, Follmer is out in January, union election comes on heels of damning DOJ report against police, police shooting of Tamir Rice, By Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news

Newly elected Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association President Steve Loomis, who will begin assuming his duties in January after ousting Jeff Follmer in an election by the union rank and file  last month. By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-in-chief, Cleveland Urban News.Com, and the Kathy Wray Coleman Online News Blog.com, Ohio's most read digital Black newspaper and newspaper blog.  Tel: (216) 659-0473. Kathy Wray Coleman is a community activist, educator and 21-year investigative journalist who trained at the Call and Post Newspaper in Cleveland, Ohio for 17 years.   ( www.clevelandurbannews.com ) /   ( www.kathywraycolemanonlinenewsblog.com )  CLEVELAND,  Ohio -Steve Loomis, the outspoken former president of the Cleveland's Police Patrolmen's Association who regularly quarreled with Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and at one time gave the mayor a 'D plus' for leadership skills, was elected last month to again lead the rank-and-file Cleveland police uni