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.

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.