Posted inHistory

Miseducation – The Forgotten Reason for Black History Month

By Margaret Adams February is Black History Month. What better time to reflect on the reason for Black History Month, especially with the current rhetoric surrounding the teaching of  CRT (Critical Race Theory.) Traditionally the month focuses on the achievements of Blacks who have made outstanding contributions to this country. Accomplishments and contributions that are […]


Forget Financial Freedom, We Need Financial Liberation

By Ray’Chel Wilson In the realm of personal finance, the concept of financial freedom reigns supreme. It promises individual autonomy and control over one’s life. Let’s delve deeper into a more profound pursuit: communal financial liberation. Financial freedom is about securing personal needs and desires. Communal financial liberation, conversely, extends beyond self-interest. It’s the act […]

Posted inDocumenters

Community Speaks Against Building New County Jail

By Doug Breehl-Pitorak (he/him) The Public Meetings Report is produced by Signal Cleveland and Cleveland Documenters. Cleveland Public Meetings Report – The week of Oct. 9 Residents ask for community investment, not another jail Byline: Dakotah Kennedy and Documenter Aaron Skubby Challenging the status quo: During public comment, several residents spoke out against the recent purchase […]

Posted inDocumenters, Headline News

Documenters: Monthly Highlights

Public Meetings Report for Community Partners (OCT. 2023) Public commenters support Cleveland’s Palestinian community; Cleveland police give staffing update Cleveland Public Meetings Report – The week of Oct. 16 The Public Meetings Report is produced by Signal Cleveland and Cleveland Documenters. Here’s what happened last week in local public government meetings covered by Cleveland Documenters. […]

Posted inBusiness, Employment

Employment: Recruiter-Seasonal

By Entry-level Recruiter Removing The Stigma (RTS) is looking for a hardworking, motivated, and results-oriented individual to add to our team as a Recruiter. The primary purpose of a Recruiter is to guide candidate placement for RTS. This part-time, seasonal position requires strong attention to detail, sound decision-making, and strong interpersonal skills. This is an […]

Posted inPolitics

Major Voting Issues for the November Election

By Bruce Checefsky Four voting issues headlined the Ward 7 meeting on Sept. 28, held at the East Professional Center on E. 79th St., with three Ohio Statewide Issues and one, Issue 38, directly affecting residents of Cleveland. Issue 1, Reproductive Health, is an amendment relating to abortion and other reproductive decisions. A “yes” vote […]

Posted inEducation, Headline News, State

Revisiting ARPA: Time is Running Out!

by Tanisha Pruitt Policy Matters Ohio The pandemic took a toll on Americans from all walks of life, especially school children and educators. Throughout the pandemic, parents, children and teachers navigated school closures, hybrid learning and constantly evolving safety protocols. Coming out of the pandemic, Ohio’s schools are still recovering from  learning loss, struggling to  […]

Posted inHeadline News, Health

Abortion Rights Advocates Face Resistance in November

By Greg Moore Ohio will be ground zero in the national abortion rights battle this fall when voters across the state will vote on a closely watched constitutional amendment to enshrine abortion rights into the Ohio Constitution. The statewide Ballot Issue 1, officially entitled “The Right to Make Reproductive Decisions Including Abortion Initiative” was certified […]

Posted inHealth

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

By Devon Jones The prostate gland is a male reproductive organ located below the bladder. This walnut-sized gland nourishes and transports semen throughout the male reproductive system. According to the Urology Care Foundation, there are four stages of prostate cancer: early stages (I and II), where the tumor has not spread beyond the prostate; locally advanced (III), […]