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Funeral arrangements announced for civil rights advocate Arnold Pinkney

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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

The flags of the US, Ohio and City of Cleveland shall be flown at half-staff to honor legacy of Arnold Pinkney.

The long-time civil rights advocate passed away on Monday at the age of 83.

Pinkney, who recently received the Cleveland NAACP's highest award, Ambassador for Civil Rights, was a political activist who ran numerous successful campaigns in the City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County and the state of Ohio.

Pinkey's family has announced that there will be a public viewing from 8 to 9:30 a.m., a wake from 10 to 11 a.m., and the funeral service beginning at 11 a.m., on Saturday, Jan. 18, at Olivet Institutional Baptist Church, 8712 Quincy Ave., Cleveland. The public is welcome to join family and friends at all services.

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