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Why is President Trump’s only senior black staffer a Democrat?

| February 27, 2017
Why is President Trump’s only senior black staffer a Democrat?

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Republicans haven’t shown any serious efforts of making blacks an integral part of their party since the Nixon administration of the ’60s and ’70s. As former Nixon speechwriter, Pat Buchanan stated in one of his columns, “In 1956, as vice president, Nixon went to Harlem to declare, “America can’t […]

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You gotta see the devil coming

| February 26, 2017
You gotta see the devil coming

By James Washington (The Dallas Weekly/NNPA Member) Invariably as a Christian, the notion of Satan will come up and that conversation can range from soup to nuts, as we all know. I am often encouraged in these, sometimes crazy, discussions that God’s plan is very precise and obvious to those looking for His Word. My […]

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In God’s time

| February 26, 2017
In God’s time

By Pastor Samuel Bellamy Since 1,000 years are equated to one of God’s days, 40 percent of one of his days he would not communicate with the prophets on the earth by visions or dreams.  Yet, he worked through a narrow corridor of believers through a strait gate by which he delivered his only begotten […]

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Studying Racism as an act of repentance, resistance in the Trump era

| February 25, 2017
Studying Racism as an act of repentance, resistance in the Trump era

By Jim Wallis, Feb. 16, 2017 Courtesy of the Sojourners Last week, a black professor told me he always asks his white students if they have ever heard racism called a sin in the pulpits of their churches growing up. The answer is almost always no. That will be absolutely key to a revival for […]

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I&M presents United Way of Allen County $50,000 for 211

| February 24, 2017
I&M presents United Way of Allen County $50,000 for 211

FORT WAYNE—Indiana Michigan Power recently delivered to the United Way of Allen County $50,000 for the United Way 211 service center on behalf of the AEP Foundation. The United Way 211 service center connects individuals with needed resources 24-hours a day, 365 days a year via the 2-1-1 dial code, text or online. Handling more […]

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Minority leaders feel Muslims unfairly targeted

| February 24, 2017
Minority leaders feel Muslims unfairly targeted

By Audrey A. Lundy (North Dallas Gazette/NNPA Member) Muslims have lived in Texas since 1854. They have established mosques, schools and other institutions that serve the greater community. Like most residents, they are proud Texans and Americans, according to Omar Suleiman, who serves as the Resident Scholar of the Valley Ranch Islamic Center in Irving, […]

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The art of the deal: President Trump loves confusion, chaos

| February 24, 2017
The art of the deal: President Trump loves confusion, chaos

By Roger Caldwell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) In politics, I have been told that you pick your battles, but President Donald Trump has a different theory. He has decided to fight everyone that does not agree with his opinion, and it’s probably the worst way that he could have started his administration. There are more than […]

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On My Way Pre-K builds for adulthood

| February 24, 2017
On My Way Pre-K builds for adulthood

By Tiffany Bailey Vice President of Community Impact United Way of Allen County What would you like your child to be as an adult? Successful, of course: financially stable, employed, caring well for their family, contributing to their community in a meaningful way. Building that adult starts in childhood, said Greta McKinney, the director of […]

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Driver sought in fatal car accident

| February 23, 2017
Driver sought in fatal car accident

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:04 p.m., the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1800 block of West Jefferson Boulevard in reference to a vehicle crash with injuries. Witnesses reported three vehicles were involved in the crash and one of the vehicles was on fire. The Fort Wayne Fire Department arrived on scene and […]

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Two women arrested for Salin Bank robbery

| February 23, 2017
Two women arrested for Salin Bank robbery

FORT WAYNE—Uniform officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department patrolling the area of the 4400 block of Bluffton Road at approximately 5 p.m., Feb. 21, observed a vehicle matching the description of the one used as the getaway car in the Salin Bank robbery on Lima Road that had occurred several hours earlier that day. […]

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