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Ethnic groups slaughtered in Sudan churches, mosques

| April 23, 2014
Ethnic groups slaughtered in Sudan churches, mosques

“Liberators” who broadcast their intention to murder and rape innocent people? “Liberators,” you say? Here’s proof that racist murder is not simply the purview of white supremacists. An ‘abomination’: Slaughter in the mosques and churches of Bentiu, South Sudan BY FRED BARBASH As they seized the oil hub Bentiu, South Sudanese rebels slaughtered hundreds of […]

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Racial hate born of helplessness

| April 23, 2014
Racial hate born of helplessness

By Brenda Robinson Life’s tough, isn’t it? Professionals, theologians, lay people and just plain folk have tried for centuries to make sense of senseless crimes whereby innocent people are murdered, for no understandable reasons. Among those puzzling murders are those labeled “hate crimes.” And, when a gunman opened fire at a Jewish Center and an […]

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Crime & Safety Report: April 23-29 Edition

| April 23, 2014

Motorcyclist injured in single vehicle accident FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:55 a.m., April 18, Fort Wayne police officers responded to the report of a single vehicle accident involving a motorcycle in the intersection of Main Street and Watkins Street. On arrival officers found an unresponsive adult male down in the middle of the street near his […]

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ANC winning elections but losing support

| April 23, 2014
ANC winning elections but losing support

One of these days, people all over the world will stop giving self-serving, greed infected “leaders” a pass out of nostalgia. We have a tendency to complain about the quality of people in office in this country but conveniently seem to forget we elect them. If South Africans reelect Mr. Zuma after all the revelations […]

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Michigan affirmative action could haunt white minority in decades

| April 23, 2014
Michigan affirmative action could haunt white minority in decades

We’ve got one question: Just where the hell are all these jobs affirmative action allegedly took from white folks and gave to black folks? Someone, please help us because, given the tremendous unemployment rate in the black community, we can’t find these jobs. Same goes for university admissions which have driven cases like this. First […]

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Could Ukraine become another Afghanistan

| April 23, 2014
Could Ukraine become another Afghanistan

The west, in particular the U.S, has expressed real concern over what is happening in the Ukraine. Once again, Russia appears to be on the imperialistic move, trying to rebuild what was lost with the dissolution of the Soviet Union. In the long run, there might not be much need for intervention. Vladmir Putin and […]

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Drug ring busted in “top” Philly schools

| April 23, 2014
Drug ring busted in “top” Philly schools

Once again, a story surfaces to show that the nation’s drug problem is not confined to any one area of our landscape or to any one socioeconomic group. Some argue that “profiling” is a valid and valuable law enforcement tool but it doesn’t always work. We can’t help bet wonder how many of the nation’s […]

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Shiloh Missionaries to host brunch

| April 22, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Missionaries of Shiloh Baptist Church, 2200 Covington Road where the Rev. A.A. Walker is pastor, is scheduled to host a Brunch at 10 a.m., May 10. The theme for the brunch is “The Virtuous Woman.” The scheduled guest speaker for the event is Gwendolyn Walker of Cornerstone Church. The cost for the brunch, […]

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C & K Budget Mentors—a biblical approach to erasing debt

| April 22, 2014
C & K Budget Mentors—a biblical approach to erasing debt

By Eric D. Hackley Proverbs 22:7—The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender. Ladies and gentlemen, I would like to introduce two biological sisters who came together and formed their own business, C&K Budget Mentors. And, now here’s their story: Kisha Johnson: My name is Kisha Johnson. My sister Cliffunya […]

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School sued over ‘Under God’ in Pledge of Allegiance

| April 22, 2014
School sued over ‘Under God’ in Pledge of Allegiance

We thought this debate was over long ago. It’s always been our understanding that no one can be compelled to recite the pledge, especially people who reject for “religious” reasons. That includes not only atheist who don’t believe but many Christians who don’t believe that one should pledge allegiance to anyone but GOD. By the […]

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