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Charles Ramsey Cleveland

Rescuing Amanda: A Pretty White Girl in a Black Man's Arms

James Heffernan | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics
James Heffernan

To feel the full force of Ramsey's statement, you have to know something about the history of race relations in this nation and in particular about the role that white woman have played -- or been made to play -- in the incrimination and lynching of black men.

LOOK: Charles Ramsey Tattoo AND Action Figure

The Huffington Post | Megan Griffo | Posted 05.15.2013 | Weird News

One Cleveland man has one-upped the Charles Ramsey T-shirt -- with a Charles Ramsey tattoo. Another company has immortalized the man made famous f...

Charles Ramsey Stood Racial Stereotypes on Their Head

Earl Ofari Hutchinson | Posted 07.13.2013 | Black Voices
Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Even Ramsey's pronouncement that he would take no reward money or donations for his act but would donate any money collected to the women to help them get their lives back was greeted with skepticism that this was just a con to get more attention, and a bigger payday down the road.

Charles Ramsey, 'Ratchet' Social Media and the Exploitation of Lower-Class Blacks

Ernest Owens | Posted 07.12.2013 | Black Voices
Ernest Owens

The experiences of Charles Ramsey, Sweet Brown and Antoine Dodson are unique in a sense that the public is making fun of their sincere demeanor.

'Cleveland's Hero' Has History Of Domestic Violence, Served Jail Time

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.09.2013 | Crime

Charles Ramsey, the Cleveland man who has been hailed as a hero for his role in helping to free three women from the house where police say they were ...

CARTOON: What Lies Ahead For Charles Ramsey?

Posted 05.08.2013 | Black Voices

Just a few days ago, Charles Ramsey was unknown outside of his Cleveland neighborhood. But the Ohio man became a national hero after rescuing three wo...

Cleveland Hero Charles Ramsey's 15 Minutes Of Fame

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 07.08.2013 | Crime

NEW YORK — Helping to free three women from nearly a decade in captivity would seem to be enough. Neighbor Charles Ramsey has also become a star...

Are We Laughing With Charles Ramsey?

www.npr.org | Posted 05.08.2013 | Black Voices

It's hard out here for a black man the Internet accidentally thrusts into the limelight. Those 15 minutes ain't no joke. Charles Ramsey, the Clevel...

Charles Ramsey Says Any Reward Money Should Go To Victims

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.08.2013 | Impact

Charles Ramsey, the neighbor who helped to free three women from the Cleveland-area home where police said they were held for more than a decade, told...

Cleveland Hero Gets His Own T-Shirt

Posted 05.08.2013 | Crime

Charles Ramsey, the man who helped rescue three missing women Monday night, can now see his face on a T-shirt. Still, Ramsey is using his fame -- ...

McDonald's Wants To Talk With Ohio Kidnapping Hero

AP | Posted 05.08.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- McDonald's says it wants to speak directly to a man widely quoted in accounts of the discovery of three women who were being held captive ...

Did McDonald's Cross the Line in Tweet About Ohio Kidnapping Case?

Seamus McKiernan | Posted 07.08.2013 | Media
Seamus McKiernan

Who doesn't agree that the victims deserve privacy, and the hero praise? But in the immediate wake of the disturbing story of kidnapping and abuse, why would McDonald's tweet about the story at all?

Cleveland Hero's Interview, Autotuned

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.07.2013 | Comedy

In the grand tradition of "The Bed Intruder Song" and "Kai The Home Free Hitch Hiker Sings: Smash," the Internet has autotuned selections of Cleveland...