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Saudi Temple No. 50, Saudi Court No. 121 host joint Potentate, Commandress ball honoring Illustrious Noble Glen Lee, Illustrious Commandress Alice Lee

| November 23, 2014
Saudi Temple No. 50, Saudi Court No. 121 host joint Potentate, Commandress ball honoring Illustrious Noble Glen Lee, Illustrious Commandress Alice Lee

By Sheila Campbell FORT WAYNE—The Saudi Temple No. 50 and Saudi Court No. 121 held  its Joint Potentate & Commandress BallNov. 8 at the Don Hall Guest House. The evening honored Illustrious Noble Glen Lee and Illustrious Commandress Alice Lee, with introduction of Deputies of the Oasis from Daughter Patricia A. Hatcher No. 121 and Noble […]

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Parkview Health named title sponsor for 29th Annual Festival of Gingerbread

| November 23, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The History Center has announced Parkview Health as the title sponsor for the 2014 Festival of Gingerbread. Now in its 29th year, this fund raiser for the museum brings edible creations by local artists to the museum during the holidays as well as special weekend programs. Special holiday exhibits during the Festival include a Wolf […]

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Spotlight on Eryn Rogers of Wane-TV/News Channel 15

| November 23, 2014
Spotlight on Eryn Rogers of Wane-TV/News Channel 15

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours, as we continue on our journey of love to get to know one another better.  And, on this journey, I can’t say enough about how much fun I’m having shining the spotlight on all of you and what […]

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Black military leaders uphold proud tradition of service

| November 23, 2014
Black military leaders uphold proud tradition of service

By Merdies Hayes Special to the NNPA from Our Weekly As the nation paused this Veteran’s Day to honor past and present members of our fighting forces, a brief review of the long list of African American men and women in the military reveals faith in country, courage within and outside of battle, and above […]

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A mother’s mission: Combating domestic violence

| November 23, 2014
A mother’s mission: Combating domestic violence

By Mary L. Datcher Special to the NNPA from the Windy City Word (FIRST OF TWO PARTS) CHICAGO–It was a day that no mother or father ever wants to experience–a call informing them that their child has been murdered. The moment a child enters the world; most parents take on the responsibility of protector, nurturer, […]

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Feds to create wrongful convictions unit

| November 23, 2014
Feds to create wrongful convictions unit

By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)–U.S. Attorneys across the nation are professional prosecutors, making sure criminals are locked up for their crimes. Beginning this fall, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia will take on a new and very different role as it turns its attention to those convicted of crimes they […]

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Black pollster: ‘Democrats got their [butt] whipped’

| November 23, 2014
Black pollster: ‘Democrats got their [butt] whipped’

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)–Even with overwhelming support from black voters, Democrats still lost control of the United States Senate in the midterm elections and President Barack Obama will have to compromise with the GOP-controlled Congress to get anything done in his last two years. “First let’s put it in context, […]

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Lynch nomination will test Obama’s relationship with new Congress

| November 23, 2014
Lynch nomination will test Obama’s relationship with new Congress

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)– In what may be the first test of the GOP-controlled, United States Senate’s willingness to work with the White House, President Barack Obama nominated United States Attorney Loretta Lynch to succeed Eric Holder as the next attorney general. If confirmed, Lynch would become the first black […]

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Councilwoman-elect thanks public for support

| November 23, 2014
Councilwoman-elect thanks public for support

Thank you so much for your love and support during the past election season. Now the real work begins and I am excited to hear from you. While I appreciate all the votes and work that has been done on my behalf, I need your ongoing prayers and support for the journey ahead. I look […]

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 AAHA sets the pace–Taylor delivers spirit-filled message

| November 22, 2014
 AAHA sets the pace–Taylor delivers spirit-filled message

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin At this year’s 18th African-American Healthcare Alliance, held at the Grand Wayne Saturday, Oct. 18, Dr. Michelle Collins-Austin, the president of AAHA, introduced the evening’s MC’s: Dr. Anthony Scott, PharmD and Dr. LaQuia Walker-Vinson, DDS, MPH. Scott, a past scholarship recipient, serves as a pharmacist and manager at the Parkview Randallia Hospital […]

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