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An ‘open secret’: Catholic sexual abuse in black community

An ‘open secret’: Catholic sexual abuse in black community

| March 6, 2014

Files released by the Chicago Catholic Archdiocese show decades of systematic secrecy and protection of pedophile priests.

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Crime & Safety: March 5 Edition

| March 5, 2014

Two apprehended, two injured after vehicle pursuit FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:09, Feb. 20, an officer with the Fort Wayne Police Department attempted a traffic stop on an orange Chevrolet Avalanche at the intersection of S. Hanna St. and E. Lewis St. The Avalanche failed to stop, but instead led police on a pursuit that went down […]

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‘Believe and Receive!’

| March 4, 2014

  By Rev. Lakeya Stewart, M.Div. D.Min, ABD “Believe and receive!” We’ve all heard preachers say this. Perhaps, we have even said this. God is indeed able to do anything and that includes healing; however, God is not a magician. Neither is God a genie in a bottle that can be rubbed to make random […]

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Gwendolyn Brooks: History maker, history explainer

Gwendolyn Brooks: History maker, history explainer

| March 4, 2014

Pulitzer Prize-winner Gwendolyn Brooks epitomized the idea of a true poet—a guardian of the reality of the people’s soul.

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Lupita Nyong’o wins best supporting actress Oscar

Lupita Nyong’o wins best supporting actress Oscar

| March 2, 2014

The Cinderella story is complete: Actress Lupita Nyong’o has won a Best Actress in a Supporting Role Oscar for her first movie role, in “12 Years a Slave.”

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Knockout punch for George Zimmerman

Knockout punch for George Zimmerman

| February 27, 2014

Had he not massacred Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman would be an average white man holding down a mediocre job, living under the radar, and aspiring for a law enforcement job.

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Consumers of color pay more for dealer-financed loans

Consumers of color pay more for dealer-financed loans

| February 27, 2014

New research finds that consumers of color still report paying higher interest rates on dealer-financed car loans than other consumers.

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Gates memoir conceals real story of ‘gaming’ Obama on Afghan War

Gates memoir conceals real story of ‘gaming’ Obama on Afghan War

| February 24, 2014

Criticism in the memoirs of Robert M. Gates of the president’s lack of commitment to the administration’s Afghan War strategy has generated a debate…

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J. Edgar Hoover’s war on Black America

J. Edgar Hoover’s war on Black America

| February 24, 2014

In the late 1960s, it became apparent that America’s racist power structure had long had a secret ally at the very top: J. Edgar Hoover.

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Photos: Community leaders discuss fatherhood

Photos: Community leaders discuss fatherhood

| February 23, 2014

IPFW held a panel discussing the critical role of fathers in the development of children in the African American community during “Fathers: The First Class Seat.”

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