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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 ...

Bishop Speaks

Bishop Speaks Week of October 1, 2014

Letters to the bishop…He answers! Bishop Moultry: First I want to personally thank you for your words of wisdom over the years as I’ve been following you not only through your Bishop Speaks columns but also through your Gospel and Christmas concerts, your lectures and your most recent “Let’s Talk ...

Black World

Black World Week of October 1, 2014

United States TEXAS - Pastor Benny Holms held a middle aged White woman at gunpoint for trying to steal packages from his home. Holmes previously had several packages stolen from his side porch. So he concocted a plan to catch the thief. The pastor put two decoy packages on his ...

Mind Your Business

Mind Your Business Week of September 24, 2014

Make smart deals when purchasing automobiles Have you ever dreamed about buying a car? Whether a first time purchase or not, it can seem like a major task. You’ve probably seen your share of car commercials on TV and recall hearing phrases like no down payment and APR. Although some ...

Black World

Black World - week of September 24, 2014

United States MICHIGAN – Officer Joseph Weekley is being tried a second time in the shooting death of 7-year-old Aiyana Stanley Jones. Prosecutors say the member of an elite Detroit police team failed to follow his training when he stormed the house looking for a murder suspect with his finger ...

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner week of September 24, 2014

The calendar says summer is officially over and fall has arrived. For Ohio voters, another important event is just around the corner – the first day of early in-person voting on Tuesday, September 30th. Beginning on that date and until October 7th, individuals may both register and cast their ballot ...

Bishop Speaks

Bishop Speaks week of September 24, 2014

Beware of those spirits… Part II Ooowee! This past Sunday, September 14th at the 11 a.m. worship service, I kept my message Part I “Cut-Throat” clear, on my sermon theme, “Beware of those Spirits.” First, I want each of you my readers to realize that to beware of anything it’s ...

Black World

Black World Week of September 17, 2014

United States NEW YORK - For the first time ever there will be two men anchoring the “Weekend Update” of Saturday Night Live with one of the anchors being Black. Michael Che, a senior correspondent for Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” and stand-up comic will replace Cecily Strong, who will ...

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner

Congresswoman Fudge's Corner week of September 17, 2014

The past week brought good news to residents of our district. Ohio Governor Kasich and the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) have worked with me to increase job and contracting opportunities on the $267 million dollar Opportunity Corridor Project in Cleveland. I welcomed the Governor’s announcement on September 10th to ...

Duffer's Alley

Duffer's Alley Week of September 17, 2014

Well the 2014 golf season is over and it was far too short. But it was sweet. Cleveland's NNGA Chapter continued to grow. Its recruiting efforts paid big dividends as an entire new group of men were added to its membership through its "Associate Member" program. Young men like Deshon ...