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Black World Week of October 29, 2014

United States MISSOURI – six-year-old Angel Hooper was killed during a drive by shooting while she was shopping for bubblegum with her father at a convenience store in Kansas City. Hundreds of people turned out last Sunday for a vigil to remember the little girl. Angel and her father had ...

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner

Congresswoman Fudges Corner Week of October 29, 2014

You’re able to read this column because an uncommonly strong woman devoted her life to giving the African American community a voice in Cleveland and throughout Ohio. Although we mourn the passing of Constance “Connie” Harper, Associate Publisher and Editor of the Call & Post, we must also celebrate her ...

Bishop Speaks

Bishop Speaks Week of October 29, 2014

Bishop continues to answer letters… Bishop: I need your opinion on something. And like so many other faithful readers, your column I respect your opinion. Over the years, I’ve read how using the Word of God you use wisdom. I’m 26 years old and am dating a 22 year old ...

Real Talk with Judge Dawson

Real Talk with Judge Dawson Week of October 29, 2014

Domestic Violence Awareness Month is not popularized like some of the other movements for advancement and change. In fact, I've mentioned before that, many of the hard-core supporters of civil rights, advancement and justice are secretly victims of domestic violence, the perpetrators or people who look the other way. I ...

Bishop Speaks

Bishop Speaks Week of October 22, 2014

Bishop continues to answer letters… Bishop: I’m sixty four years old and teach adult Sunday school at my church. I sing in the choir and very active at my church and, for years, as like this past Sunday, I continue to hear my pastor preach great sermons. I know Bible ...

Mind Your Business

Mind Your Business Week of October 22, 2014

Gas prices gauge economy This week, I went to the gas pump and paid $2.95 cent a gallon for gas at the Shell station on the corner of Lee and Harvard. Cars were lined up and the place was packed for this low price. It was funny because, when I ...

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner

Congresswoman Fudges Corner Week of October 22, 2014

Concern. Not panic. That is the healthy way to react to the Ebola outbreak occurring in West Africa and how this virus has touched lives in Northeast Ohio. More than 150 people in Cuyahoga and Summit Counties are being monitored by public health authorities due to some level of direct ...

Black World

Black World Week of October 22, 2014

United States CALIFORNIA – Kamara James, a U.S. fencing Olympian who represented the country in the 2004 Athens games, recently died in Modesto at age 29. No one is really sure about her cause of death. James took up fencing when she was 11 years old after she and her ...

Black World

Black World Week of October 22, 2014

United States CALIFORNIA – Kamara James, a U.S. fencing Olympian who represented the country in the 2004 Athens games, recently died in Modesto at age 29. No one is really sure about her cause of death. James took up fencing when she was 11 years old after she and her ...

Mind Your Business

Mind Your Business Week of October 15, 2014

Will the wallet become obsolete? This week was great with the Cleveland Browns beating the Pittsburgh Steelers at home. Cleveland fans were in out, screaming and yelling and feeling pumped from the win. While taking a ride around Sunday night, hours after the game you could still see fans at ...

Real Talk with Judge Dawson

Real Talk with Judge Dawson Week of October 15, 2014

We have to get tired of the abuse! Domestic violence awareness is not as popular as other awareness movements simply because either you've never be subjected to the horror of domestic violence, or you are in this situation and you are choosing to deny the occurrence of domestic violence in ...

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner

Congresswoman Fudges Corner Week of October 15, 2014

I’m pleased to share the recent announcement by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) that there will be no increase in the Medicare Part B premium in 2015. This is great news for seniors in Ohio and throughout the nation. For the second year in a row, there ...

Bishop Speaks

Bishop Speaks Week of October 15, 2014

Letters to the bishop… They keep coming! Bishop: Our twenty one year old son got his first car as a birthday gift yesterday from me and his dad. He saved and we put the rest of the money he needed to get it for him. He’s been doing great in ...

Black World

Black World Week of October 15, 2014

United States MASSACHUSETTES – The Massachusetts branch of the American Civil Liberties Union has found that the Boston Police Department has engaged in racially biased policing, often stopping Black people in the city with little to no justification. According to the ACLU’s “Black, Brown, and Targeted” report about 63 percent ...

Black World

Black World Week of October 8, 2014

United States OHIO – Jennifer Cramblett a White woman is suing a sperm bank because she says she was accidentally impregnated with sperm from a Black donor. In the lawsuit Cramblett claims the mix-up has caused her and her partner added stress and anxiety as they struggle to raise their ...

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner

Congresswoman Fudges Corner Week of October 8, 2014

The September Jobs Report released last week by the Labor Department reflects the slow but steady progress President Obama has made in restoring jobs after inheriting a battered economy from the Bush Administration. Nationwide, 248,000 new employees were added last month and the unemployment rate fell to 5.9 percent. In ...

Real Talk with Judge Dawson

Real Talk with Judge Dawson Week of October 8, 2014

Domestic violence awareness month is an opportunity to shine the light on an offense that darkens our society. The offense of domestic violence is the undercover terrorist that too many people live with every day. This month I will discuss this issue from the unique perspective as a judge, but ...

Mind Your Business

Mind Your Business Week of October 1, 2014

There’s money to made in Cleveland With money coming into the city, good things are happening in Cleveland. When you think about securing the Republican National Convention, the 10,000 people here for the Gay Games and now all the Waterfront Development, this is a great city to be in. Money ...

Real Talk with Judge Dawson

Real Talk with Judge Dawson Week of October 1, 2014

Cycle Breaker Leadership Principle Number Twelve is to “pay it forward.” After outlining, learning and applying the eleven leadership principles I’ve described, you are now on track to live your best life. Your best life includes being able to drive down the street without fear of being pulled over without ...

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner

Congresswoman Fudges Corner Week of October 1, 2014

Time has a way of putting things in perspective. I believed at the outset that it would take time to fully implement the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and realize its many benefits. Just as every new program does, it needs fine-tuning. But I voted for ACA in 2010 knowing it ...

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