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GCC asking for change with DOJ report

Rev. Colvin who has been very outspoken about justice in Cleveland feels everyone must take a stance on the DOJ report. “Many complaints about the police department were aired about a year ago when the Justice Department came to Olivet

North Randall’s Mayor David Smith rebukes claims

The building where Macy’s once stood and where the Burlington Coat Factory continues to operate will not be affected by the development project, at least not yet. Lichter’s company does not own either property.

Tavis Smiley examines MLK’s last year in latest book

Today, there have been many protests in response to the violence that Black America is facing with the numerous police killings of young Blacks.

Make 'way' for Steve Harvey 'day'

In honor of Steve Harvey's 58th birthday, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson also declared January 17th “Steve Harvey Day.”

Blacks gain most from Obamacare when Medicaid expanded

The Urban Institute report on uninsurance rates under the ACA said that improving health literacy, translation services, outreach through ethnic media and working with trusted members of the community can also aid in driving down the levels of uninsured.

Local group provides options to youths and gun violence

Yvonne Pointer in the success of Midnight Basketball, local entrepreneur Tom Paige stated, “People are very receptive to athletes, and when you keep the right company, you should do well in life.

New County Council members ready for 2015

The ceremony consisted of former judges Lillian Greene and C Ellen Connally swearing everyone in. The spotlight was on Shontel Brown, the new representative from District 9.

Chief Clifford Pinkney to lead police investigation of Tamir Rice death

In 2012, Pinkney graduated from the F.B.I. National Academy at Quantico, Virginia. During his career, he has participated in multiple high-profile cases, winning awards for service and actions at every level.

Prosecutor Tim McGinty talks to east side council members

McGinty talked about how upset with the outcome of the bench trial of Bedford Municipal Court Judge Harry Jacob II.

What do renewed relations between the U.S. and Cuba mean for Blacks?

Tensions reached their peak in 1962, after a U.S. reconnaissance plane took a picture of the Soviet construction of intermediate range missile sites.

Cleveland City Council ‘listening’ to residents

Some residents felt like change is needed and still feel that nothing will change until Safety Director Michael McGrath and Special Assistant to the Mayor Marty Flask step down.

Anatomy of a protest

The group (made up of people from Ferguson, Mo. and Northeast Ohioans) demonstrated downtown during the Cavaliers game at Quicken Loans Arena.

Local activist says police need ‘Peace in the Hood’

Through Webb’s bond with Cleveland activists, he decided he wanted to follow up on where crack was coming from.

Families of young, unarmed Black men killed by police tell US protesters: ‘We need to stand’

Organizers had predicted 5,000 people at the Washington march, but the crowd appeared to far outnumber that quote. They later said they believed as many as 25,000 showed up.

Lack of training possible cause of Tanisha Anderson’s death

The Anderson family said they watched Tanisha Anderson die after a cop used a takedown move to slam her to the pavement. “My niece did not have to die,” said Michael.

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