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Call and Post (Newspaper) - August 5, 2015, Cleveland, OhioCountdown to Larry Doby statue unveiled at progressive Field established 1916 see Page 1c Home going p u Edward i see Page augusts 2015 August 11, 11800 Shaker blvd. Cleveland of 44120 Call Post vol. A the voice of the people All Ohio edition copyright 2d15. Don i the Battle for the Blacik vote but o kor 2 3- s i ? x m a t governor John Kasich by Angela Wolfe contributing writer As the journey for the 2016 presidential Campaign kicks off All eyes Are entered on Cleveland for not Only the monumental Republican presidential debate at quicken Loans Arena aug. 6, but also the Black swing vote. A total of 17 candidates including Ohio a own gov. John Kasich billionaire tycoon Donald Trump and former Florida gov. Jeb Bush made their pitch to win the gop nomination at the Republican National convention to be held Here injury 2016. The debate was narrowed to the top 10 gop candidates who landed in the top percentile of the National polling data determined by Fox news. Final top candidates included Trump Bush new Jersey gov. Chris Christie Kentucky senator Rand Paul Wisconsin gov. Scott Walker Texas senator ted Cruz african american doctor Ben Carson former Arkansas gov. Mike Huckabee senator Marco Rubio and of course Kasich. Those that did no to make the Cut were eliminated from prime time but nonetheless were allowed to make their pitch to the National and world wide audience. The Bottom rung included bombastic former Texas gov. Rick Perry Louisiana gov. Bobby Jindal former senator Rick Santorum and South Carolina senator Lindsey Graham. Candidates disqualified from the debate get Well congressman congressman Louis Stokes has announced his illness to the greater Cleveland Community and has stated that he wanted to spend his time working with his doctors to improve his health. Prior to his Public announcement the congressman called and stated to this newspaper the nature of his illness and his plan for recuperation. The Call amp Post holds a special place for Lou Stokes and his brother former Cleveland mayor Carl Stokes. From the very beginning of the Black political movement in the 1960s, it started with them and this newspaper under the leadership of the late w. Of Walker owner and publisher of the Call amp Post newspaper. All were integral parts of that movement. From Cleveland the consolidation of Black political Power spread to Gary ind., Newark Atlanta and Detroit with the election of Black congressmen and mayors. The Stokes Brothers along with Charlie Carr Jimmy Bell Arnold Pinkney and George l. Forbes created the 21st District caucus a powerful Black political machine. The likes of which had never been seen before in this county nor has it been duplicated since. There is no question that Carl Stokes was the brains behind the emergence of the Black political movement in due to Low poll percentages were former new York gov. George Pataki and businesswoman Carly Fiorina. In past presidential elections the republicans have been accused of suppressing the Black vote but now its the republicans who Are reaching out to secure the Black vote in Hopes of defeating leading democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in november 2016. After the historic Blackie o m �?o1 o 9, to 2 be 0. A al x flu al it. V i Tion Lulu a in some voting precincts in see vote/4c Cleveland but Lou Stokes was the heart and soul. Most Public officials elected or appointed relied upon their intellect and logic to resolve Complex political and Community problems and rightly so. Lou Stokes took it a step further. Once he had determined the logical solution to a Public problem it then had to pass his heart test. If it did no to feel right in his heart it be done. Walk with Lou Stokes Down any Street in Cleveland and everybody Black White Rich poor old or Young could observe the love and admiration that is bestowed upon him. He in return Speaks to each As though he has known each one personally and in Many instances he does. Of All the accolades and honors that have been Given him this newspaper selects one that stands out beyond any other. When the . Congress created the House ethics committee to Deal with the complaints and conduct of the House membership the entire House Black and White democrats and republicans freshmen and seniors insisted that Lou Stokes be the chairman of the committee. If they had to put their careers on the line they wanted Lou Stokes to be the one judging them. Each of his colleagues knew that not Only would Lou be fair but that he see well/4c Cleveland school of arts honors Jesse Owens with Art project that began during Biack history month a Murai based on the interpretation of Jesse Owens Story was unveiled last week at the Lonnie Burten recreation Center the area in which olympic great Jesse Owens grew up. The Murai design was brought to life by students with the help of Cha professor Danny Carver. Carver right of Center in All White attended the unveiling along with two of the students who worked on the mural the male and female on either Side of him. Ward 5 councilwoman Phyllis Cleveland White Blouse weak pm radio personality and cars Host Ahmaad Crump far right who served As master of ceremonies and a Host of students family and friends joined together for the joyous event. Photo by Mychal Lilly councilman Kevin Conwell plans to bring my brother a keeper to Cleveland by Kush Azrael staff reporter at the next Cleveland City Council meeting on aug. 19, councilman Kevin Conwell will legislate a Resolution to bring president Barack Obama a my brother a keeper initiative to the City of Cleveland. It will be set under the safety department and the department of health. The focus will be on younger Black males and latinos that fit the criteria. Conwell says he is known for bringing these types of initiatives to Cleveland. A they know me As one of the pioneers of the fatherhood initiative before i became a councilman. This is what i do a a said Conwell. A i was honoured As the National father of the year in 2001 in Washington d.c., so that a my paradigm to bring in programs like my brother a keeper has six goals ensuring All children enter school cognitively physically socially and emotionally ready ensuring All children read at Grade level by 3rd Grade ensuring All youth graduate from High school ensuring All youth Complete Post secondary education or training ensuring All youth out of see Kevin/4c Cleveland Ward 9 councilman Kevin Conwell left with councilwoman Mamie Mitchell participates at a Job fair held at Case Western Reserve University. Photo by Kevin heard planned parenthood comes under fire by Rhonda Crowde staff a Georgr planned parenthood the nations leading provider of abortion care is under fire for allegedly Selling fetal tissue to researchers and altering abortion procedures to obtain the reusable tissue As a series of sting videos targeting the organization have been released. In one clip the insider pretended to be a broker. Video also depicts planned parenthood of the Rocky mountains vice president and medical director or. Savita Ginde negotiating a fetal body parts Deal agreeing multiple times to illicit pricing per body part harvested and suggesting ways to avoid Legal consequences. The Center for medical Progress a non profit organization comprising of a group of citizen journalists dedicated to monitoring and reporting on medical ethics and advances recorded and released the videos. A three weeks ago i done to think any american could be imagined that anyone would do this a a said Mike Goni Dakis president of Ohio right to life explaining that the practice came As a Shock even to the pro life Community. He went on to say planned parenthood is targeting aborting dissecting and Selling the body parts of Black babies to the highest bidder As Black females make up the fair majority of women receiving abortion care. A what does that say about us As a society if we keep turning a Blind Eye to this a a he said. See fire/4c Columbus says goodbye to icon Amos h. Lynch by Chris Bournea staff writer family members friends colleagues and Community leaders remembered the late Amos h. Lynch sr., former general manager of the Columbus Call and Post newspaper at an aug. 1 memorial service at Shiloh Baptist Church in co Umbus Ohio. Lynch was known As a the godfather in Columbus african american Community. Columbus mayor Michael b. Coleman spoke about Amos h. Lynch or. Photo by Ron Bryant throughout his career he earned a reputation As a tireless advocate who worked to provide a voice for african americans who were not reflected in the mainstream Media. Among his Many honors he was inducted into the Ohio civil rights Hall of Fame. In recognition of Lynch a lifetime achievements several government officials presented resolutions at the funeral including the Ohio civil rights commission . 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