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On 50th anniversary, Medicare, Medicaid still vital

On 50th anniversary, Medicare, Medicaid still vital

| July 30, 2015

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)—As Medicare and Medicaid turn 50 this week, the nation takes a look at the impact of two of the most significant government programs ever launched. Medicare serves roughly 52 million Americans as of 2013, about 10 percent of whom are black. The program is part of the […]

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MLK Club Inc. to host Committee Chairperson Open House information session

MLK Club Inc. to host Committee Chairperson Open House information session

| July 30, 2015

Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Club is a non-profit organization organized to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to promote education, literacy, ethnic and cultural diversity within the Fort Wayne community. In the spirit of the club’s mission, the MLK Club is scheduled to […]

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Richard Charlton of C-Style Tae-Kwon Do School of Chin-Kwon

Richard Charlton of C-Style Tae-Kwon Do School of Chin-Kwon

| July 29, 2015

Richard Charlton is the owner of C-Style Tae-Kwon-Do School of Chin-Kwon-Do and he can be reached at (260) 341-9532. 1.)  How long have you been in this profession? For 41 years, I started studying at the age of 14. 2.)  Describe the service that you offer. I teach Karate and Chin-Kwon-Do to children ages five to 17 […]

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Spotlight on Patrol Officer Kyra Woods

Spotlight on Patrol Officer Kyra Woods

| July 29, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that you’re still taking time out of your day to bring yourselves some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel, on our journey of love, to get to know […]

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Questa Education Foundation announces 2015 Questa Scholar graduates

Questa Education Foundation announces 2015 Questa Scholar graduates

| July 29, 2015

Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Questa Education Foundation is proud to announce that this year from Allen County there were a total of 45 individuals who have graduated in 2015 from colleges and Universities across the state of Indiana. 27 of those graduating were traditional students who went on to college from high school while […]

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Trumping the Donald on immigration

Trumping the Donald on immigration

| July 29, 2015

By Bill Fletcher Jr. NNPA Columnist Watching Donald Trump being interviewed this past week was—for the few moments that I could take it—quite fascinating. What quickly became clear was that Trump will not let the facts get in the way of his opinion. Actually, he will dispense with the actual facts and create his own. […]

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Guns and black folks: No bullets, no books

Guns and black folks: No bullets, no books

| July 29, 2015

For more than a century, descendants of enslaved Africans could be punished or put to death for learning to read or arming themselves. The strategy: Keep Black America ‘dumb’ and defenseless. By Karsceal Turner Special to the NNPA from The Florida Courier From the beginning, America’s founders and their descendants in formal and informal leadership […]

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Release low-level, nonviolent drug offenders

Release low-level, nonviolent drug offenders

| July 29, 2015

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Jerry Alan Bailey was sentenced to more than 30 years in federal prison for conspiring to violate federal narcotics laws. Shauna Barry-Scott was sentenced to 20 years for having cocaine in her possession and intending to distribute it. Jerome Wayne Johnson grew marijuana plants and was charged with intending to […]

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Activist’s supporters say Janice Green’s conviction politically motivated—#JusticeOrElse

Activist’s supporters say Janice Green’s conviction politically motivated—#JusticeOrElse

| July 29, 2015

By Brian E. Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call The state of Alabama sentenced a black community organizer to 30 years in prison for attempted murder of a state police officer serving her a search warrant. She was also sentenced to 6.5 years for handling the 7mm magnum rifle used during the […]

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Out of sight—sulfites

Out of sight—sulfites

| July 29, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. When I was a kid, growing up in Brooklyn, and the weather would begin to change to a cool and brisk autumn air, I recall that this was a signal that my mom would begin to can many fruits and vegetables. The canning process was done in the most sterile […]

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