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7-Days of Restoration for the City of Fort Wayne set

7-Days of Restoration for the City of Fort Wayne set

| July 28, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Harvest Word of Life Ministries, 2260 Lake Ave., under the leadership of Bishop Malcolm and Pastor Jackie Howell is scheduled to host the 28th Annual 7-Days of Restoration for the City of Fort Wayne revival. the theme of this year’s revival is Repentance; Restoration & Revival. The event features seven days of inspired worship […]

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Obama urged to appoint reparations commission

Obama urged to appoint reparations commission

| July 28, 2015

By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)–In the wake of the mass murder of nine black church members in Charleston, S.C. and the rash of unsolved fires at black churches in the South, a coalition of black groups are calling on President Barack Obama to issue an executive order to establish a “reparatory justice” […]

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E. Coli on your feet will defeat ya!

E. Coli on your feet will defeat ya!

| July 28, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Definition: E Coli—a motile, rod like bacteria that are found in the intestines (gut), in man and many animals and under certain conditions can cause infection of the urinary and gastrointestinal tract requiring medical care. It’s amazing that today, there are numerous glamour and health magazines that contain featured stories […]

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God’s grace is enough for me!

God’s grace is enough for me!

| July 28, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart I have recently had some discussion with some folks on the topic of grace. When asked, “What is grace?” most of the people answered, that it was the thing that was said before meals. I remember sitting for a second and wondering if these people were serious. It turns out […]

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Former Frost, El Mexicano political writer Dan Jehl crosses over at 68

Former Frost, El Mexicano political writer Dan Jehl crosses over at 68

| July 27, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Daniel J. Jehl was passionate about a number of things in life, especially when it came to the community and the effect politics and politicians had on it. Jehl, 68, a former political writer for both El Mexicano and Frost Illustrated newspapers, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2015, at home. Born in Fort Wayne, […]

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Incarcerated women, girls suffer abuse, neglect in criminal justice system

Incarcerated women, girls suffer abuse, neglect in criminal justice system

| July 27, 2015

By Shantella Y. Sherman Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper U.S. Rep. Karen Bass (D-Calif.) recently held a panel of juvenile court judges and young women to discuss how Congress should address the specific needs of women and girls in the judicial system. The panel, on June 26, focused on issues impacting women […]

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Haitians in Dominican Republic risk becoming stateless

Haitians in Dominican Republic risk becoming stateless

| July 27, 2015

By Lekan Oguntoyinbo NNPA Columnist Racism is flaring its ugly head again on the island of Hispaniola, a Caribbean island shared by Haiti and the Dominican Republic. For decades, thousands of Haitians have crossed over into the more affluent Dominican Republic to seek better economic opportunities. Over the years, some of these Haitians stayed, made […]

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Congress urges stronger action against payday loan vendors

Congress urges stronger action against payday loan vendors

| July 27, 2015

Charlene Crowell By Charlene Crowell NNPA Columnist The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) will provide $32 million in relief to consumers who were caught in a maze of charges and fees designed to trap them in payday loans they never authorized. The enforcement action announced July 7, affects two lenders based in Kansas City, Mo., who […]

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Will the crucifixion in Charleston lead to a resurrection?

Will the crucifixion in Charleston lead to a resurrection?

| July 27, 2015

By the Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr. NNPA Columnist The confederate flag finally came down in Charleston, S.C.  The flag celebrated the sedition, slavery and secession of the Civil War. When Robert E. Lee surrendered, that flag was taken down. It was raised again over the statehouse in 1961 to celebrate segregation, suppression and states […]

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How will 2016’s presidential candidates save our cities?

How will 2016’s presidential candidates save our cities?

| July 27, 2015

Marc Morial By Marc H. Morial NNPA Columnist “You must register. You must vote. You must learn, so your choice advances your interest and the interest of our beloved Nation. Your future, and your children’s future, depend upon it, and I don’t believe that you are going to let them down.”–President Lyndon B. Johnson on […]

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