HHS awards $75 million to Ohio test an innovative plan to improve health care quality, accessibility and affordability

Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) beneficiaries. In addition, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will identify best practices among state-led transformations that are potentially scalable to all states.

Family files lawsuit over fatal shooting at Ohio Wal-Mart

“Why did John Crawford, a Walmart customer, get shot and killed carrying a BB gun in a store that sells BB guns? All the family demands is answers.”

William F. Boyd dies at age 99

The Boyd family faithfully attended St. John AME Church on East 40th Street for many years. The Great Depression compromised the financial stability of the home and Elmer Boyd was forced to move his family residence back to East 81st ...

Mayor Jackson administration walks out of city council meeting

“This deals with what happened to the department under your watch. I do believe you should step down and Marty Flask should step down,” said Johnson. “I don’t think that’s radical; I think that’s reasonable.”

Attorney General Eric Holder: Cleveland Police use excessive force

Some of the officers’ search and seizures, Holder added, violated the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. The department examined nearly 600 use-of-force incidents that occurred between 2010 and 2013.

Mother of Tamir Rice speaks out

Samaria told reporters she did not allow those types of toys (play guns) in her house and that her son got it from a friend. “Tamir was a bright child. He had a promising future.

Call & Post Editorial: McGrath and Flask must go for sure, possibly Jackson

These bad cops are beating Black people in the head and killing us, because it is allowed to happen from the top down. And top down means McGrath, Flask and yes, even Mayor Jackson.

ACTION ALERT: Muslim civil rights group calls on people of all faiths to join rally tonight outside Cleveland City Hall

Rally for police reform to be held tonight in front of the FREE stamp prior to 7 p.m. City Council Meeting at City Hall. Peaceful protesters urged to come out, support and dress the part.

The Ferguson Tragedy: The lynching of truth and justice

The burnings, the acts of violence and lootings enabled the perpetrators of injustice to change the focus and the subject.

These ‘guys’ make Thanksgiving ‘good’

Held this past Sunday, starting at 2 p.m., for the second year in row, a group of DJs who calls themselves The Good Guys hosted their “A Good Thanksgiving” event.

Five murdered on East 92nd Street

Jalonte described his mother as a great woman and told us “she was not only a mom, but she was a mom to everyone who needed one and a child of God.

Community mourns Marah Avenue murder victims

The case is still under investigation, but investigators did find bullet casings in the car’s backseat.

Justice denied in Ferguson: What’s next for Cleveland?

It was well settled that the criminal justice system and police culture has never been favorable to [B]lack males in the United States. Ferguson’s decision not to indict the police officer that killed Michael Brown reinforces and underscores a painful ...

Cleveland police shoot, kill 12-year-old boy

There is no justification for killing the 12 year old child,” said Cleveland activist John Boyd.

St. Louis commits to police diversity amidst racial unrest in Missouri

In July, the Ethical Society released a statement criticizing the demographics of the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department – saying that for the last 30 years,