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Ruby Dee dead at 91

Born Ruby Ann Wallace in Cleveland to parents who soon split, Dee moved to Harlem as an infant with a brother and two sisters, living with relatives and neighbors.

Civil rights leaders push for more diversity in NBA team ownership

NBA commissioner, including African American team ownership, the conduct of the owners, and the need for greater community engagement.

Cleveland homicides reach 5 year high

For the first six months of 2014, Cleveland is at a five year high with 47 homicides.

Destroying the myth of the missing Black father

Black fathers are important and active in their children’s lives, despite negative images and stereotypes

Susan Taylor to speak at City Club of Cleveland

This event is part of the Diversity Thought Leadership Series sponsored by KeyBank.

JET Magazine releases its final print issue

“This issue serves as the final bow to everything JET has done over the years,” stated Mitzi Miller, the former editor-in-chief of JET magazine, now editor-in-chief of EBONY.

The world mourns Dr. Maya Angelou

Shortly after her arrival in the United States, Malcolm X was assassinated, and the organization dissolved. Soon after X's assassination, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. asked Dr. Angelou to serve as Northern Coordinator for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

South Euclid Judge Gayle Byers brings the Cooler Bandits to Cleveland

The true story, though, is how these young men were treated so unequally under the law with sentences ranging up to 500 years for crimes during which no one was physically injured.

The Republican National Committee might as well

With the losses they’ve experienced in the last two presidential elections, the accommodations being suitable and African Americans representing more than half of city’s population, the RNC might as well bring their show to Cleveland.

Greater Cleveland Congregations Come together against gun violence

The community needs to understand guns that are used in most crimes are legally being brought by other people for various felons.

Cleveland officers indicted in ‘137 shots’ shooting

Councilmen Jeff Johnson and Zack Reed both agree with McGinty that dash cams are needed. “We have to do all we can to combat crime in Cleveland. Each day, our numbers are rising. We are now up to 41,” said ...

GM's Vice President G. Johnson speaks to Glenville’s graduates

A true Clevelander, Johnson talks about what it would take to see the Cleveland Browns win.

Patrolman indicted and 5 Supervisors in 137 shooting

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty says Officer Brelo fired 49 shots after the chase came to an end.

Cleoford (Zeke) Forbes dies, served as Clerk of Courts

Zeke became the personal bailiff to the Honorable Clarence L. Gaines of the Cleveland Municipal Court in September 1974. He served there for three years.

Dynamic Duo Councilmen call for help with crime

Reed said, during the phone interview, that he believes city officials need to begin having discussions to find a way to reduce the number of deadly shootings. Many of the homicide victims are young African-American males,