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Call and Post (Newspaper) - February 25, 2015, Cleveland, OhioCountdown to Leon in play a the things your Man wont do established 1916 see cp2 inside Charlayne Hunter Gault radio personality civil rights activist see Page 8c Black histor a month to xxi february 25, 2915 March 1 11800 Shaker blvd. Cleveland of 44120 Call v a a All Ohio edition www.c8 copyright 2015, Don Kli group seeks to recall mayor Jac by James w. Wade Iii staff reporter one signature at a time is the method of a group of people dead set on a goal of attaining 12,000 signatures in an Effort to recall mayor Frank g Jackson. Heading up the pack is Norm Edwards. Edwards has been big on asking for mayor Jackson to be recalled. A the truth needs to be told that the real issues for the recall is that stubborn mayor Jackson continues to be in denial even after . Attorney Eric Holder of the department of Justice and Ohio attorney general Mike Dewine both concluded a pattern of systemic brutality and command failure within the Cleveland police department due to a Lack of leadership in their findings after nearly two years and thousands of hours of investigation that have resulted in homicides beatings and false arrests by the Cleveland police department. All of which Are legitimate recall issues a said Edwards. A the citizens of Cleveland deserve Basic services As Well As adequate police Protection. The mayor has put his self in a position where he is opposing the will of the Community. He has the ultimate Power to either fire or promote individuals who work for him based on their performance or Lack thereof. It is apparent to everyone but the mayor that former police chief Michael Mcgrath and former safety director Martin flask should have been terminated for their role and Lack of oversight in the police department and other safety related forces a said attorney Michael Nelson. A what we need answers to is How does mayor Jackson and his administration allow an unfit mentally unstable person to be hired As a police officer by the Cleveland police department after being denied admission on at least two other occasions by police departments due 1 in woo to 1 Edwa ius Asir cd. Deemed mentally unfit by Independence and Euclid police departments yet he was hired by the Cleveland police department. After Only nine months on the Job the mentally unstable officer who Independence see group/6c Fox 8�?Ts Kristi Capel gets a 3-Day Valcay surrounding on air a Jig Aboor remark by Kevin chill hear general manager Early monday morning Fox 8 news Anchor Kristi Capel dropped a racial slur that was heard around the world. Discussing with co Anchor Wayne Dawson lady gaga a Oscar performance the night before honouring Julie Andrews Capel referred to gaga a previous musical efforts by using the word from that Point on social Media was set ablaze with commentary. The Call amp Post reached out to Fox 8 per its news director Andy Fishman monday afternoon and offered to have Capel comment on her own behalf through Ohio a leading Black newspaper. Fishman thanked the paper for reaching out adding that Capel would be addressing the Issue on air tuesday morning at 6 45a.m. With Dawson. Tuesday morning Kristi Cape Capel took to the airwaves with co Anchor Dawson and stated a a it a important for me to let you know that i deeply regret my insensitive comment. And i truly did not know the meaning of the word and would never intentionally use such Hurt tit Capel also added a i sincerely apologize for using that language and Promise to learn from this and i Hope you will give me that the remainder of the news program appeared Flat and lifeless with the earlier controversy still settling in amidst an Avalanche of social Media Buzz that continued to Circle overhead. It is certainly an ongoing topic of discussion on various websites blogs and vines throughout the internet. While Many came to her support a horde of unkind sentiments Are still brewing on several Facebook Sites including Capels own. It has been reported that Fox 8 would be handling the matter internally and sources As of press time say that Capel will be Given the next three Days off and will not be attending scheduled appearances for the time being. The Call amp Post has reached Back out to a a Ihnn to let him know that the offer still stands for the beleaguered Anchor to speak directly to Cleveland a Black Media. Black history month feature her majesty the Majestic hotel by Bob Ferguson contributing writer standing tall statuesque and overlooking the Comers of East 55th Street and Central Avenue the Majestic hotel beamed with nobility and poise. Although she stood Only five stories High with approximately 250 rooms it was the Pride and Joy of Cleveland so a negro Community. It was the leading place to stay for a a coloured people a who were visiting or stopping Over in Cleveland and needed a the attached Rose room lounge attracted local notables such As Herman a a scatter Stephens Don King lil brother Drake Lucky Jordon Virgil Ogletree and Many More. The Majestic provided music in a the Rose room originally known As the heat wave lounge first class restaurant that specialized in Good Southern cooking and smartly decorated sleeping accommodations. Guests also enjoyed a radio in every room. For Many it was a Home away Majestic hotel postcard 1930s a a american a finest coloured hostelry 250 rooms 19 minutes to theatre and business District. Excellent service plus moderate card Verso. Image Courtesy of Cleveland state University. Special collections. Cleveland memory project Classy spot to Lodge. The Majestic was a Haven and Point of Refuge for the travelling Black celebrities and Drew Well known personalities such As Louie Armstrong Joe Louis Jackie Robinson Dina Washington and blues Singer Bobby Blue Bland. Recognized for its excellent entertainment from Home and an admirable residence for any guest who walked beneath the Long Canvas canopy that stretched from the Street to the Bevelled Glass archway doors. Not Only was the Majestic an excellent place to Lodge wine and Dine it also afforded the clientele the privilege of a first class place to snooze. During this Era african americans were denied rooms in All downtown hotels such As the Cleveland hotel on Public Square now known As the Renaissance. The majesty a location provided its patrons All the amenities and convenience of downtown Cleveland. Benjamins drug store across the Street was the Apex bar Skippy a a 24-hour restaurant Barber and Beauty shops and Abbotts barbeque on Central ave. There was also a Pool room and a smoke shop for playing cards and numbers All of which were within walking distance of the hotel. Just a few blocks away was 55th and Woodland ave., with a Complete shopping District which offered fashion stores and additional night clubbing at Gleason a musical show bar or the chatter Box lounge. All this and More surrounded the Majestic in an ambiance of Ebony. The building was originally built in 1901 As the posh Wilson apartments. In 1926 owners Schwartz and Bergsman altered the luxury apartment building into single rooms and kitchenettes thus it became the Majestic. For quite some time the hotel was operated by a mob front Man named Phil Selnik and Mammy Louis a Brown skin Creole woman. The two later moved to Hollywood and ran a highly successful see hotel/2a Margaret Bernstein director of advocacy and Community initiatives for Kyc Channel 3, served As the Moderator and asked Trayvone a Martins Mother Sybrina Fulton some great questions at the Cleveland Public Library. Photo by James w. Wade Iii tray von Martins Mother Speaks in Cleveland by James w. Wade Iii staff reporter this past weekend Sybrina Fulton the Mother of Trayvon Martin who was killed in Florida by neighbourhood watchman George Zimmerman spoke in Cleveland on various topics. Fulton has been touring the country for speaking engagements about her songs murder and related cases. The Cleveland Public Library hosted this even for Black history month. Cleveland a Margaret Bernstein director of advocacy and Community initiatives for television Kyc Channel 3, served As the Moderator. After the Welcome by Maritza Rodriquez Board president for the Cleveland Public Library and a speech by Young Toussaint Miller that brought everyone to their feet Fulton bravely joined Bernstein for an honest dialogue. Fulton immediately set a few things straight. For one thing a Trayvon did not live with his father never had they were in Florida visiting friends a she said. From there she went right into the Case of Cleveland a 12 year old Tamir Rice who was shot and killed by a Cleveland police officer. A i am glad to have his Mother Here Samaria Rice she has been going through the same thing a few of us mothers has been a said Fulton. Fulton also shared insight into Trayvone a personality letting the Audi ence know that he made her laugh and always looked out for his Mother. A at the end of the Day its How someone else perceives you in a not saying Trayvon was perfect. Neither am i but that does not justify his being murdered a said Fulton. She said the killing of her son and the acquittal of Zimmerman who was not charged until 44 Days after the shooting educated her and the nation about the effects of racial prejudice and inequality. A you know that slip you get in the mail for jury duty we need you. That a Why its important for everyone Over 18 to be a registered voter. People wonder Why we did no to have any african americans on the jury that see Martin/6c Malcolm x celebrating and protecting his legacy by nay Aba Arunde special to the Nipa from the new York Amsterdam news a throughout the 50 years since the 1965 assassination of my father before my eyes the resonance of his Loving and engaging presence in our Home and in my life directly still accompanies me strongly a said Attallah Shabazz the eldest daughter of Malcolm x and or. Betty Shabazz. Many events will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the feb. 21, 1965, assassination of Malcolm j x. From Brooklyn to the Bronx and dozens of venues in Between Vej Hajj Al Malik Shabazz will be honoured discussed celebrated and mourned. To once again a pay respect and Honor the memory and legacy of the late human rights Leader and International icon Al Hajj Malik Al Shabazz Malcolm a a x legacy and the daughters of Malcolm x Malcolm x Are a proud to announce and participate in an International a moment of transition and prayer a a saturday feb. 21 at 3 10 p.m., to Mark the 50th anniversary of his death. A no matter where you live where you Are just Stop to recognize that moment of his transition a Shabazz family attorney l. Londel Mcmillan told the Amsterdam news. Malcolm xes daughters ambassador to Belize Attallah Shabazz Qubi Lah Shabazz i Yasah Shabazz Gamilah Shabazz Malikah Shabazz and Malatak Shabazz and their organization x legacy shall Host and support a series of events commemorating their late father throughout 2015. See legacy/6c j

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