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Call and Post (Newspaper) - September 2, 2015, Cleveland, Ohio the Call and Post wednesday september 2, 2�15\Page 5a at William David Moore is Laid to rest William David Moore was bom on Jan. 16, 1930 in East Tallassee Alabama the oldest of twelve children bom to Alice and Samuel Moore. He died peacefully at Home surrounded by his Loving family on july 22, 2015 after a lengthy illness. At age 13, his family relocated to Aliquippa Pennsylvania where he spent his later childhood years. After graduating from Aliquippa High school David received a Bachelor of science degree in education from Tuskegee Institute now Tuskegee University. Upon graduation he served his country by working As an air traffic controller in the . Air Force. As a commissioned officer he eventually earned the rank of Captain. His penchant for social Justice led him to pursue a Law degree from Howard University in Washington . David a Law school classmate now retired judge James Coleman introduced him to a Southern Belle named Irma Mae Ragland from their Hometown of Lawrenceville Virginia. The two married on oct. 24, 1959 in Virginia. To this Union four Bugh ters were bom. In search of career opportunities the Young couple made Cleveland their Home. Grounded in his Christian Faith David was an Active Church member who loved his Parish family serving in numerous leadership roles. He devoted time and Energy working on behalf of transfiguration episcopal now anglican Church As a senior Warden of the vestry usher and easter breakfast Cook coordinator. He enjoyed a successful Legal career that spanned Over 55 years. During the mayor Carl b. Stokes Era David served As assistant Law director and assistant prosecutor for the City of Cleveland. He also served As an attorney for the Legal Aid society and later had a vibrant private practice. David was duly admitted As an attorney and Counselor of the supreme court of the United states in 1991. As late As february 2015 he was still walking to the rapid transit every Day to get to his downtown Law office. He served on numerous boards to help better the Community including East Side interfaith ministries the Urban league and More recently the Tuskegee University housing Board. He is a past Hon Oree of the Legal Aid society for volunteering free Legal help to Low income people in greater Cleveland. He has also held the elected position of precinct committeeman for the Cleveland Lee Harvard area. He was a life member of Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity inc. And also participated in the dynasty investment club. He was a sports enthusiast and a fierce competitor As a member of a die tee men Golf club. Even in declining health he was a fall in a finding pleasure in watching the 2015 Aba championship series of the cars with his family. David loved travelling with his family to various vacation destinations. Last summer he joined them on a trip to san Juan puerto Rico where he went horseback Riding through the rain Forest. From leontyne Price to Michael Jackson David exposed his children to Many cultural and educational opportunities. He had a thirst for knowledge with a passion for history and politics which he passed onto his family. He was a source of strength and Wisdom for Many who would seek his counsel. Those who knew him Well Are grateful to god for the privilege of experiencing his love and kindness. His Friendly manner quiet nature and warm smile will always be remembered. We will miss him. He leaves to cherish his memory his Loving and devoted wife of 55 years Irma four daughters judge Lauren Moore siggers Briano. Sonja Moore Siler Eric Angela Moore Christopher Michael and Cheryl Moore Walton Robert eleven grandchildren he also leaves a Host of family and fiends. Union from Page la Goines said she believes her co workers Are interested in unionizing. A your paychecks done to always arrive on time. We done to have direct Deposit. I done to think we should have to wait until the end of our shift to get paid. Its very unorganized a she said. Goines said that while she does receive vacation time she does not receive benefits. She also spoke of a co worker who a been there longer than her for ten years but Only makes $8.35. A everyone makes a different amount a she said. According to Goines the average work week is 20-25 hours. Everyone is pretty much part time. Goines has never worked a Union Job but believes it la be better than what she a currently experiencing. A i just want it to be unionized. I just want everyone to be treated equal. The workers Are tired. They Are sick of she foresees the building becoming unionized. Policy said Union buildings tend to be full time giving employees 35 to 40 hours per week As Well As vacation time and benefits. She also mentioned that Seizu is currently engaged in a Campaign to unionize More Cleveland a suburban and Akron buildings. A your Campaign is about dignity and respect on the Job with respect to pay a said policy. A being janitors is already a dirty Job they should be treated with respect. This is not about unions increasing their membership. Its about workers having better lives. We re trying to bring them the Union policy said the Challenge with some buildings is when non English speaking workers done to understand the benefits of organizing. But people in Goines building gets it. Goines said the supervisors Are open. Cleveland native Sandra Ellington a 9 year custodian for the City of Cleveland at Hopkins Airport has the privilege of experiencing a the Union she a been a member of Seizu for 15 years and serves As the executive chair Steward on Don from Page la Patterson opened her remarks celebrating the world boxing Council for their work they Are doing for women in a time when it is so needed. She franked her Mentor Don King for introducing her to the world of boxing and creating the largest Community of women globally. The Opportunity came during a time when women need the support especially in the sports Industry. A successful event promoter of the largest events for women Patterson turned to her Mentor Don King for advice on How to reach women All Over the world with her message of empowerment and a we Are better a i am one of his Don King fighters fighting for the rights of women Don King has been leading this ought for decades and plays a significant role advising on outreach and humanitarian efforts a she said. Women net Woric has launched events All Over the world creating the largest Community of women globally. The internationally renowned California women a conference is the Premier event for women focused on personal growth amp professional development. Featuring a multitude of extraordinary speakers talented entertainers panel discussions net working and a marketplace of hundreds of exhibitors the conference is designed to Benefit attendees from All walks of life. It offers women a blueprint of Success to take the next step in business health and philanthropic endeavours. For nearly 30 years women in California have enjoyed a conference that provided resources for building successful businesses. Strengthening careers and positively influencing the world around them. The California women a conference has now gone global with women network hitting All major markets throughout the world. Last month they launched women network new Yolk and women network Africa and have an aggressive 36-month plan to continue the movement of empowering women and providing resources in every aspect of their lives around the world. Friday night marked a historical evening and major win for spreading the word a we Are better together and the rights for All women. Special thanks to Don King and Don King productions for All the work you do in supporting women around the world. Jobs from Page la Black College graduates have an i employ ment rate twice As High As Whites. The Job search for Blacks with a College degree has been especially brutal. They have a harder time than Whites finding work and Are More Likely to have to accept a Job that does no to require a College degree and Are usually paid less than White workers with the same experience. Even Blacks focusing on Stem areas science technology engineering and math majors that Are usually in demand in the workforce have had a hard time finding work. These Are Blacks who did everything right. But a College degree does no to guarantee a Job when it comes to being Black. In a lot of cases these graduates Are the first ones in their families to go to College so they have a lot of expectations and responsibilities. There Are Many contributing factors to the Gap Between Blacks and Whites. Black College graduates often times done to have Strong networks and they done to know How to navigate the corporate world to get to the people who do the hiring. However discrimination is probably the most serious Factor when they try to get their foot in the door and often times lose Job opportunities to White Job seekers. In 2013, the most recent year that unemployment data is available by both race and educational Levels 12.4 percent of Black College graduates Between the Ages of 22 and 27 were unemployed. However for All College graduates in the same age group the unemployment rate was at 5.6 percent. Black College graduates Are also More Likely than Whites to face Imper employment. The industries that pay the Best incomes have seen an increase of White men in these jobs. These facts Point to the dark truth that not every body with the right skills has the same opportunities. Her site. A having a voice in the work place is the major difference a said a very talkative Ellington who has worked non Union jobs in the past. She said she worked at a Bank and still afford benefits. At Hopkins she gets benefits vacation time and sick Days. A it feels Good a she said. A non Union Wori cers have to worry if their child gets sick. And there a safety she also explained that on a Union Job issues do arise but workers have a a go to a where there san Effort to come up with win win solutions. Ellington believes that when you have Union jobs management tends to treat you with More dignity and respect. A i think if employers care More about their employees you need unions a she said. A you need unions so they can do the right thing. Just because we take out the trash done to mean we re trash and everyone who works As a janitor Isnit uneducated. Some people do it because its honest Stokes from Page la join congresswoman Marcia l. Fudge in a tribute to Parade founder congressman Louis Stokes following the Parade at the Luke easter Park pavilions. Enjoy the entertainment featuring Humble g tha fiddle gospel Singer Bronson Landrum the asian Community dancers open Mic hosted by Silver b and much More. Come out and celebrate As we come together As a Community. Everyone in the diverse 11th congressional District is invited to attend the Parade. Also before the Parade. Ward 2 councilman Zack Reed will Honor former Cleveland mayor Carl b. Stokes first Black mayor of a major City and All Star running Back Jim Brown with mile markers that will be located at East 147th. A we want to Honor great citizens of the it. Pleasant area and they two Are the first of Many. Its so ironic that these two both stayed on the same Street at one time a said Reed. The ceremony will include the family of Carl Stokes. A this historical Marker is greatly appreciated by me and my family but indicative of the vision and commit the councilman has shown throughout his years of service in bringing everything Back to it. Pleasant and recognizing its Rich heritage a said Cordell e. Stokes son of Carl Stokes. In an interview Reed talked about his vision to Honor individuals in the it. Pleasant area and had been on a Mission to make it happen. A i have worked on this for almost five years and i am glad congresswoman Marcia fudge has agreed to do this before the Parade a said Reed. Carl Stokes a mayoral Campaign was Able to mobilize both Black and White voters. Stokes Defeated Seth Taft with a 50 percent margin. At the time of his election Cleveland was a majority White City with a 37 percent Black population. A this is a testament to my fathers legacy accomplished through his vision for Black political Power done through government for change and Opportunity for Black folks and the sustainability of that vision still appreciated by Community and political leadership. While my Uncle former congressman Louis Stokes who i fondly referred to As Uncle Billy recently was Laid to rest in remarkable fashion he was the person most responsible for continuing on what my father started but in his own Way that impacted not just locally Here in Cleveland but on a National scale. 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