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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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8 Habits of the Heart author Clifton Taulbert moves his audience

8 Habits of the Heart author Clifton Taulbert moves his audience

| February 23, 2014

Being Black History Month and heart month, it was altogether apropos for the University of Saint Francis to present the renowned author Clifton Taulbert.

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Times–a-changin’!

Times–a-changin’!

| February 23, 2014

Do you remember the days when people rushed to get to church to get a seat? You know, before many churches could afford microphones that magnified the voice of the singer or preacher.

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From tribulation to transformation: The William ‘JR’ Norfleet III story

From tribulation to transformation: The William ‘JR’ Norfleet III story

| February 23, 2014

Fort Wayne native Beverly “Granny” Elkins had to bury her 19-year-old grandson William “JR” Norfleet III on Jan. 27, a victim of lung cancer.

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GOP accommodates evil

| February 22, 2014

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Just when, six years in to the Obama presidency, I think I’m hardened to the deranged anti-Obama rants of conservatives and Republican Party officials, I’ve been reminded that the cesspool of bigotry is bottomless—and that there are always people out there willing to splash around in the filth. One […]

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Frost Illustrated has immediate openings for experienced Sales Reps

| February 21, 2014

Sales Representative Job Purpose: Service clients by identifying their advertising needs and creating viable, affordable solutions to maximize their exposure using all available tools our company offers: Frost Illustrated weekly newspaper www.frostillustrated.com Frost Media smartphone app Sales Representative Job Duties: -Services existing accounts, obtains orders, and establishes new accounts by planning and organizing daily work […]

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