Legendary promoter and Indefatigable Peace Advocate Don King and Israeli President Shimon Peres, right, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas arrive to attend the opening session of the World Economic Forum at the King Hussien convention center, Southern Shuneh, Jordan. Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state and who was celebrated around the world as a Nobel prize-winning visionary who pushed his country toward peace, has died, the Israeli news website YNet reported early Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. He was 93 JERUSALEM (AP) -- Shimon Peres, a former Israeli president and prime minister, whose life story mirrored that o

Judge Ed Wade succumbs to cancer

Cleveland Municipal Judge Ed Wade has died. He was 69. Judge Wade succumbed to prostate cancer and passed while in Hospice care early Monday morning. He was recently reelected to serve as judge defeated Pauline Tarver. Wade served as an outstanding attorney prior to being named a judge. He seat will be filled by Gov. John Kasich. Whomever is appointted will serve the remainder of his term until November 2017 at that point an election for his seat will be held. “We send his family our thoughts and prayers and will begin working with the local level to appointment a suitable successor,” statement from Governor John Kasich’s office. “I have to run for Tarver's seat because I wouldn't be able t

“King James’ speaks out

He has been hailed as ‘King James’ from the moment he burst onto the basketball scene as a teen, and long before Akron’s LeBron James led the hometown Cleveland Cavaliers to their first NBA title he has lived up to that moniker. Thus when ‘King James’ holds royal court during a media session, all eyes and ears are on him. He’s sports version of EF Hutton, when he speaks people listen. Monday was no exception when the defending NBA champions began their season with Media Day. A calm, relaxed James made his way to the podium following head coach Tyronn Lue and GM David Griffin. Most probably wanted to know what James had in plan for an encore to the first title in Cavs history and the first fo

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Now the time has come for this nation to fulfill its promise… The people are outraged, they are disgusted and they feel betrayed by their elected representatives and they feel that the system is crooked, corrupt, rigged, sexist, racist and that their elected representatives are being influenced by the Lobbyists, Super PACs, Special Interest Groups, Pharmaceutical Interests and Wall Street Financial Groups; and that in so doing, their influence controls the system form of government which We the People, the American People resent and reject the unjust practices and the unjust laws in a crooked, corrupt system form of government which makes wrong right and right wrong, an evil corrupt, rigged,

Pryor plays QB, WR and safety in Browns' loss

Terrelle Pryor got six snaps at quarterback in the first quarter Sunday for the Browns. AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee Cleveland Browns wide receiver Terrelle Pryor got some snaps at the quarterback position Sunday against the Miami Dolphins and threw his first passes in an NFL game since 2013. Pryor ran three plays as quarterback on the Browns' second drive. All were from the shotgun and were read-option plays. Pryor ran for 15 on the first play, threw to Gary Barnidge for 26 yards on the second, and rolled right and overthrew Rashard Higgins on the third. Miami's Xavien Howard could have intercepted the pass but dropped it. Cody Parkey later missed a 41-yard field goal on the drive, his first try a

Wilson A. Rogers McDonald's pioneer succumbs

Wilson A. Rogers one of the first African Americans to operate a McDonald's franchise has died. He was 93. Born May 1, 1923 in West Point, OH, Rogers was one of eight children was drafted at 19 and served in World War II, where he was stationed in France with the 537 Quarter Master Corps. He received an honorable discharge, and worked numerous jobs including as a painter, realtor and working in the steel yards. After 24 years of working for National Screw Manufacturing, Wilson decided to seek owning his own business. In 1968 when McDonald's was boycotted because all of the franchises operated in the African American community were all white owned. As a result of the boycotts McDonald's fo

FirstEnergy CEO Chuck Jones fueled to diversify

Chuck Jones AKRON,OH- The President and Chief Executive Officer of First Energy sits atop one of the most successful companies in America, but he is as approachable as your next door neighbor. Chuck Jones desires to be on a first name basis with the millions of customers that First Energy serves, because he cares about their most basic concern. During a private meeting with the Call & Post at his headquarters in Akron recently, he briefly expressed his desire to meet the ongoing needs of the African American community in every aspect. “When the ministers called for me to meet with them, I went because I wanted to hear their concerns and I have a responsibility to fix what is wrong,” he said.

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Now the time has come for this nation to fulfill its promise… The system is the enemy, not Donald J. Trump. Women of America… The system is the enemy, not Donald J. Trump. Negroes, People of Color of America… The system is the enemy, not Donald J. Trump. Donald J. Trump At this time and at this election is the best leader for America and the American people… Why? Because he is fearless… and he knows the corrupt system… and is brave, courageous and bold enough to take on the corrupt system and fight for its elimination… for the good of the American People!!! The people are outraged, they are disgusted and the feel betrayed by their elected representatives and they feel that the system is corr

Ohio State Buckeyes No. 2 in this week's AP football Top 25 poll

The Ohio State Buckeyes moved up to No. 2 in the AP Top 25 football poll released Sunday afternoon. Alabama held the top spot and had 50 first-place votes. Ohio State earned four first-place votes. Rounding out the top 10 were Louisville; Michigan; Clemson, Houston, Stanford; Michigan State; and Washington. Alabama came from 21 points down to win 48-43 at Mississippi on Saturday. The Buckeyes moved up one spot after their emphatic 45-24 victory at Oklahoma. No team made a bigger move than Louisville, which jumped seven spots and received six-first place votes after Lamar Jackson and the Cardinals beat Florida State 63-20. The Seminoles slid 10 spots to No. 13. The Cardinals were No. 3 on Nov


Bengals Quarterback ANDY DALTON PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Ben Roethlisberger threw for 259 yards and three touchdowns to offset a pair of interceptions and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Cincinnati Bengals 24-16 on Sunday. DeAngelo Williams churned out 94 yards on a career-high 32 carries and added a 4-yard touchdown grab with 6:48 remaining to give the Steelers all the breathing room they would need. Tight ends Jesse James and Xavier Grimble also caught scoring passes from Roethlisberger as the Steelers (2-0) kept Cincinnati in check at rainy Heinz Field. Andy Dalton passed for 366 yards and a touchdown but needed 31 completions to reach that total, working almost exclusively on dump offs to run

Cleveland blows 20-0 lead, lose 25-20 to Baltimore

The Cleveland Browns lost their home opener against the Baltimore Ravens by a final score of 25-20, dropping to 0-2 on the season. Things got off to an illustrious start in the first quarter for Cleveland. Browns QB Josh McCown led his offense right down the field, converting three straight third down passes, the last of which was a 31-yard touchdown pass to rookie WR Corey Coleman in the back of the end zone. The Browns’ defense made quick work of the Ravens, and when the offense got the ball back, RB Isaiah Crowell took it straight up the middle for an 85-yard touchdown run, the second longest in team history. It came on the same day the statue for Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown was u


CLEVELAND (AP) -- For one more Sunday, Jim Brown felt the kind of emotional surge that made him an NFL legend. The greatest player to wear a Cleveland Browns jersey, and in the conversation as the best in league history, Brown was immortalized as the team unveiled a bronze statue of the running back's likeness outside FirstEnergy Stadium. The 8-foot-tall sculpture, which weighs more than 2,000 pounds, depicts No. 32 at the top of his game. He's in motion, the football tucked tightly under his left arm, his right arm cocked to ward off an oncoming tackler. Although the tribute came 51 years after Brown walked away from the game at the peak of his career to pursue an acting career in Hollywood

One hundred one and counting Karamu 2.0 kicks off new season, next level of entertainment

TONY SIAS With a 100-year celebration in the rearview, Karamu House – the historic arts institution – just kicked off its opening season ready to mark year 101 as a crash course in Karamuology. Hours before opening night, Executive Director Tony Sias chatted with the C&P about its present season, the future of the organization and the ghosts of Karamu past. The new season opened Friday, Sept. 9 with a nearly two-hour long upbeat, funny and a tad bit risqué revue-style musical called “Blues in the Night.” Written by Sheldon Epps, it was a Tony-nominated production adopted by Karamu and directed by Reggie Kelly – who also stars in the production alongside Susan Hughes, Nicole Sumlin, Michele E

Huge Oklahoma D-line will challenge Buckeyes' ground game

Ohio State coach Urban Meyer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer admittedly worries about everything, and near the top of the list this week is how the Buckeyes are going to run the ball Saturday against Oklahoma's huge and experienced defensive front. After breaking school records for offense in its first game, No. 3 Ohio State (2-0) started slow last week against Tulsa and didn't get the train back on the tracks until the second half. Meyer knows the Buckeyes can't afford a slow start against the No. 14 Sooners, especially when it comes to establishing the run against their heavy, run-stuffing defensive linemen Charles Walker (6-foot-2, 304 pounds), Jordan Wade (6'3", 311) a

RG3 injured, Browns to start Josh McCown in home opener

The Browns Robert Griffin III experiment did last nearly as long as Johnny Manziel, but the pain of Griffin’s opening week shoulder injury is going to linger for a while. If Brown fans could not think the season could start any worse than that 29-10 thumping at the hands of the Eagles in Philadelphia, then just wait for what lies ahead. Griffin III will miss at least the next 8 games with a broken bone in his left shoulder suffered in the final minutes while he was scrambling towards the sideline. Although he likely will not need surgery, but the injury prone former No. 2 pick out of Baylor, may miss the season. He will be re-evaluated in 3-4 weeks. McCown actually was the Browns best optio

The great Rev. AE Campbell succumbs

Rev. Dr. A. E. Campbell Jr. has died. He was 71. A dynamic man, Campbell stood tall in any pulpit and was a loving husband and father. He was also a gifted man who could preach and sing while teaching the bible. Campbell made an impact throughout the evangelical community and the nation, with riveting sermons that stirred the soul and also shared by other prominent clergy with congregations throughout Cleveland and Dallas. For more than twenty-one years, Campbell served the Cleveland area as pastor of the Temple Baptist Church. In 1993, he accepted the call to serve as pastor of the Salem Institutional Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas. His ministry would spans more than five decades, Campbell

Gazebo where Tamir Rice was fatally shot to be removed

Its deconstruction outside the Cudell Recreation Center will start Sept. 14 and will take several days.A memorial for Tamir Rice rests on a picnic table outside the Cudell Recreation Center. (James Wade Photo) The gazebo tarnished by the death of Tamir Rice, the 12-year-old boy fatally shot by a rookie Cleveland cop in 2014, will be dismantled this week and shipped to a museum in Chicago. The gazebo was slated for demolition after the city dished out a $6 million wrongful death settlement to Tamir’s family, but former Cleveland councilman Jay Westbrook secured its display at the Stony Island Arts Bank in south Chicago.

Black athlete is target of racial threats

Rodney Axson Jr. has maintained the highest grade point average among the members of the football team 3.5, but has received racial threats by white teammates that has triggered investigations by the Brunswick Police Department and the Brunswick School District. (Axson Family Photo) Three weeks after beginning his senior year at Brunswick High School, African American scholar athlete Rodney Axson Jr. has became the latest victim of racial threats by his white teammates, which has rocketing the predominantly Caucasian community into the heat of America’s racial divide. Axson Jr. is a reserve quarterback for the varsity football team. He formally played junior varsity for powerful Glenville

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Now the time has come for this nation to fulfill its promise… This Presidential Election Will Be A November To Remember. It will be like no other election in our history…why? Because of a great American – named Donald J. Trump, is running for the presidency of the United States of America. His candidacy has shocked the world, he was not a politician and he never held a publicly elected office…but he loves America and he feels deeply that the American people are being betrayed by their lying politicians, representatives and a very powerful corrupt, rigged system form of government and control. He realized the people’s suffering and he felt their excruciating pain, so he decided to do somethi

Trump focuses less on kids at Charter School

Republican Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump Republican Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump continued his African American outreach on Thursday with a tightly scripted visit to Cleveland Arts and Social Sciences Academy charter school. Trump’s return to Cleveland, came just a week after he took his campaign to a Detroit black church where he awkwardly danced with the congregation. During his black church outreach Trump received the questions in advance and appeared at the church with scripted answers, but that appearance did not include much rhetoric about Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. However, the dozen plus 4th and 5th graders who sat in the school cafeteria to listen to Trump

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