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Frost Illustrated newspaper scraping by after theft (journalgazette.net)

| June 25, 2014
Frost Illustrated newspaper scraping by after theft (journalgazette.net)

Fort Wayne’s oldest weekly publication is in jeopardy, dealing with the fallout from the theft of thousands of dollars, allegedly by a former employee.

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Walking while black: Michael Brown, black men and white police officers

| August 20, 2014
Walking while black: Michael Brown, black men and white police officers

By Ishmael Sistrunk Special to the NNPA from the St. Louis American I understand. Violence and looting have ripped apart North County since the shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer. It was disheartening to watch as young children were ushered into stores through broken glass windows to grab free trinkets. […]

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Spotlight on Dominic Moore of Total Life Changes

| August 20, 2014
Spotlight on Dominic Moore of Total Life Changes

By Jeanie Summerville  Whatz up, babies? If I said it once, I’ll say it again, You are so beautiful to me. And, it pleased me so, to see so many of you in attendance at all the various social events that have transpired throughout the summer thus far. Whether it was at Metro Youth Sports […]

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Crime and Safety Report: August 20-26

| August 20, 2014
Crime and Safety Report: August 20-26

Person sought for damaging surveillance camera at Urban League FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is in need of the public’s assistance in identifying the subject captured in this surveillance photos. The person is being sought regarding an act of vandalism that occurred sometime between the hours of 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., July 26 […]

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Class of ‘74 set for city-wide reunion

| August 20, 2014

Special to Frost Illustrated from the Class ‘74 Reunion Community FORT WAYNE—It’s been 40 years since we were in high school. It’s time that we reunite and remember our high school days—Link’s, the McCulloch Center, the Westfield Y, Downtown McDonald’s after the games, house parties, Memorial Park on Sundays, The Reservoir, Weisser Park and the […]

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Migrant Children: Innocent victims of the U.S. war on drugs

| August 19, 2014
Migrant Children: Innocent victims of the U.S. war on drugs

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist Bishop Minerva Carcaño, the Los Angeles Area Resident Bishop of the United Methodist Church, is acting with urgency. Along with more than 100 other religious leaders and activists, she was arrested for civil disobedience at the White House for protesting the deportation of the unaccompanied children crossing our border […]

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Lazy heart may need Coenzyme Q10

| August 19, 2014
Lazy heart may need Coenzyme Q10

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Can you imagine an engine running 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year without stopping? Well, that little muscle called the heart that sits inside your chest and is about the size of your fist, it does just that. For the heart to run efficiently, […]

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The Why Series

| August 17, 2014

By Pastor E.A. Deckard Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times “I must be willing to give whatever it takes to do good to others. This requires that I be willing to give until it hurts. Otherwise, there is no true love in me, and I bring injustice, not peace, to those around […]

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Americans benefit from helping Africans

| August 15, 2014

By LaTrina Antoine Special to the NNPA from the AFRO WASHINGTON  (NNPA)–Increasing United States investment opportunities in Africa could help the economy create more jobs for Americans, according to U.S. officials “Our economic and commercial partnership is a two-way street,” Penny Pritzker, U.S. secretary of commerce, told African leaders at the U.S.-Africa Summit. “Goods and […]

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Dr. King’s work must be completed for the sake of all

| August 15, 2014

Martin Luther King Jr. famously stated in his 1963 “Letter from Birmingham Jail” that “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” He was addressing criticisms that he was an “outsider” in Birmingham, and the struggle there for the rights of its citizens was none of his concern. Yet Dr. King knew better, recognizing that […]

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Ugandan gays rejoice at pride rally after court rejects oppressive law

| August 14, 2014
Ugandan gays rejoice at pride rally after court rejects oppressive law

(GIN)—At a gay pride rally on the shores of Lake Victoria, over 100 members of Uganda’s oppressed sexual minority led a party of music, dancing and laughter. The event marked the “unbanning” of the gay community by an act of the Supreme Court which found a draconian anti-homosexual ordinance to be unconstitutional. Festival-goers wore Pride-themed […]

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