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Spiritually Speaking: Bringing sin to the party? Woe!

| April 26, 2015
Spiritually Speaking: Bringing sin to the party? Woe!

By James Washington Special to the NNPA from The Dallas Weekly As believers, we think we have a lot on our plates. From our perspective however, that shouldn’t mean we’re challenged beyond our capacity to fulfill God’s destiny for us. It just means we have a purpose—God’s. The more we understand and internalize this, the […]

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‘He turned it’

| April 26, 2015
‘He turned it’

By Pastor E.A. Deckard Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times “The gifts of the Master are these: freedom, life, hope, new direction, transformation, and intimacy with God. If the cross was the end of the story, we would have no hope. But the cross isn’t the end. Jesus didn’t escape from death; he […]

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Redskins cheerleader’s death examined in new book

| April 25, 2015
Redskins cheerleader’s death examined in new book

By Stacy M. Brown Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer The story of Debbie Flores has always fascinated. Raised in Baltimore where she attended Old Mill High School, the Puerto Rico-born Flores earned two college degrees, one in business and the other in law at the University of Baltimore and at Towson. And, […]

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AKAs to host All White Party

| April 23, 2015
AKAs to host All White Party

Iota Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. is scheduled to present their All White Party with the Ladies of AKA, 7:08 p.m. to 12:08 p.m., May 23 at Link’s Wonderland Ballroom, 1711 E. Creighton Ave.

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Paul George makes heartfelt plea for Americans to learn stroke warning signs

| April 23, 2015
Paul George makes heartfelt plea for Americans to learn stroke warning signs

NBA star Paul George and his mom Paulette have teamed with the American Stroke Association to teach the acronym F.A.S.T. for stroke warning sign recognition.

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Rev. Stewart Speaks: I survived!

| April 23, 2015
Rev. Stewart Speaks: I survived!

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Have you ever experienced God allowing situation after situation to happen to you in an attempt to get your attention? After this have you felt like one more thing happening to you would cause you to crumble.Anybody ever been there? The children of Israel fled into the wilderness in an […]

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Dear black people: ‘Stop running from the police’

| April 22, 2015
Dear black people: ‘Stop running from the police’

An open letter to unarmed African Americans By Orrin Hudson Special to Frost Illustrated by permission of the author I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: In a situation with the police, it’s not immediately about who is right or wrong, it’s about staying alive. If the police are making a wrongful arrest, […]

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Obituaries: April 22-28 Edition

| April 22, 2015
Obituaries: April 22-28 Edition

Edna Pinkston, of Fort Wayne, departed on Monday, March 30, 2015. Ruth Ann (Carlisle) Warner, lost her battle with cancer at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. She died peacefully at home with her family present.

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41st Annual Finer Womanhood Scholarship Program set for May 17

| April 21, 2015
41st Annual Finer Womanhood Scholarship Program set for May 17

Join the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. – Eta Upsilon Zeta Chapter for an afternoon of “Inspired Gospel and More” at the 41st Annual Finer Womanhood Scholarship Program

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East African environmental activist wins major prize

| April 21, 2015
East African environmental activist wins major prize

(GIN)–On Earth Day, April 22, Kenyan activist Phyllis Omido will take the stage in Washington DC to receive the Goldman Environmental Prize for her efforts to defend her community from lead poisoning and force the closure of a lead smelting plant that was emitting fumes and spewing untreated acid wastewater into streams, poisoning the neighborhood–including […]

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