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Blacks turned away from housing—again

| May 6, 2015
Blacks turned away from housing—again

Hope Inc. on April 1 filed suit against Creek Club and Nile Gardens apartments, alleging racial discrimination By Jose Cassola Special to the NNPA from The Miami Times The Housing Opportunities Project for Excellence, otherwise known as HOPE Inc., has filed two federal lawsuits against Creek Club and Nile Gardens apartments alleging racial discrimination. HOPE […]

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Alcohol suspected factor in critical injury one-vehicle crash

| May 6, 2015
Alcohol suspected factor in critical injury one-vehicle crash

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:18 a.m., May 2, Fort Wayne police responded to the 2800 block of E. Maple Grove Avenue after multiple callers reported a vehicle into a tree. Once on scene officers found a severely damaged Chevy Blazer which had impacted a tree head-on. Fire fighters had to extricate the driver, later identified as […]

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Man shot trying to stop van break in; suspect apprehended near scene

| May 6, 2015
Man shot trying to stop van break in; suspect apprehended near scene

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:43 a.m., April 27, Fort Wayne police responded to the reported shooting at 2129 Oakley Street at 9:43 a.m. Uniform officers arrived to find a male adult that was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the abdomen. The victim was transported to a local hospital where his condition was determined to […]

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A wise woman deserves a reward: NAACP honors local trailblazers

| May 6, 2015
A wise woman deserves a reward: NAACP honors local trailblazers

FORT WAYNE—On May 2, the NAACP Religious Affairs committee held its Women of Wisdom Pre-Mothers Day Luncheon with a diverse cross section of religious leaders representing many different Churches and members.

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Obituaries: May 5-11 Edition

| May 5, 2015
Obituaries: May 5-11 Edition

Elnora Williams, 66, passed away Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh.

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Baltimore: We have been here before

| May 4, 2015
Baltimore: We have been here before

By Jesse L. Jackson Sr. NNPA Columnist Now it is Baltimore. There, Freddie Gray, a black man, was stopped on the street, pinned to the ground, dragged to the back of a police wagon and died in police custody. Six officers were suspended. The mayor promised justice. But, the city erupted in non-violent demonstrations that […]

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People of faith must do more than pray

| May 4, 2015
People of faith must do more than pray

By Barbara T. Baylor, MPH When someone I know shares their personal troubles with me, I must confess that at times I have responded “I’ll be praying for you and your family.” You have probably heard this trite statement many times, perhaps you have used it. We realize that this catchphrase is no excuse for […]

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Death row’s other killers

| May 4, 2015
Death row’s other killers

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Glenn Ford, 64, convicted of murder in 1984, spent a quarter-century on the death row of Louisiana’s notorious Angola prison before his conviction was overturned and he was freed last year. Anthony Ray Hinton, 58, convicted of murder in 1983, spent 30 years on Alabama’s death row before his […]

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Come As You Are to host Mothers Day program with Dawn Rosemond, Esq.

| May 3, 2015
Come As You Are to host Mothers Day program with Dawn Rosemond, Esq.

FORT WAYNE—Dawn Westfield Rosemond, Esq is the scheduled Mothers Day Speaker at the weekend worship service at Come As You Are Community Church,7910 S. Anthony Blvd., at 10 a.m., Sunday May 10. The theme for the service is “Real Moms In A Real World—Not Forgotten By God!” Rosemond is a partner in the law firm […]

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Business Profile: Cornelius Grant of Busy Bee Janitorial Cleaning

| May 2, 2015
Business Profile: Cornelius Grant of Busy Bee Janitorial Cleaning

By Jeanie Summerville Cornelius Grant is the owner of Busy Bee Janitorial Cleaning and she can be reached via her business telephone number (260) 515-6169 or email at cornelius.grant@hotmail.com 1.)  What is your profession and how long have you been in this profession? We’re a professional janitorial cleaning service that has been serving thegreater Fort […]

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