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No place to call home

No place to call home

| August 19, 2015

Assisted living center accused of mistreatment abandons man in ER By Norman J. Dotson Special to the NNPA from The Dallas Examiner Falsely accused of attempting to commit suicide, deaf and blind man Ahmed Al Ghazawi spent a little over a week living in a chair at a psychiatric emergency center after being illegally removed […]

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Verizon’s Wireless network ranked No. 1 for speed, data performance in Indiana

Verizon’s Wireless network ranked No. 1 for speed, data performance in Indiana

| August 19, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS—Verizon customers in Indiana are enjoying all of the benefits of America’s most reliable network, according to the Indiana RootScore® Report conducted by Seattle-based RootMetrics. Additionally, this marks the fourth consecutive time Verizon’s wireless network has been acknowledged as the leader in overall performance among national wireless service providers in the U.S. Scores are based on […]

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Saudi Temple #50, Saudi Court #121 Back to School Giveaway

Saudi Temple #50, Saudi Court #121 Back to School Giveaway

| August 19, 2015

By Sheila Curry Campbell Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The Saudi Temple #50, Saudi Court #121 Back to School Event has grown over the past seven years, serving more than 200 elementary kids in need with free school supplies each year. The year’s event was held Aug. 8 at Bowser Park with a crowd of people from […]

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Kids & Teens Highlight Corner: Youth For Unity

Kids & Teens Highlight Corner: Youth For Unity

| August 19, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville Youth For Unity is a program for life with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne and involves all ages. This program helps young people to see themselves as unique and special individuals by educating them about diversity and tolerance. Through it, they hope to combat prejudice, bigotry and discrimination in […]

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Obituaries: August 19-25 Edition

Obituaries: August 19-25 Edition

| August 19, 2015

Roy Walker, died Friday, Aug. 7, 2015. Isabella Wilkins was called home to glory at the age of 63 on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 at home. A native of Uniontown, Ala., she retired from Mattel Power Wheels and was a faithful member of East Chestnut Church of Christ. She was preceded in death by father, Lucious […]

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James, Mary Lowery celebrate golden anniversary

James, Mary Lowery celebrate golden anniversary

| August 19, 2015

FORT WAYNE—It has been a golden year for James and Mary Williams Lowery. The couple recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a gathering of freinds and family. Married June 26, 1965 at Pilgrim Baptist Church in Fort Wayne, the Lowerys are the parents of three sons: James (Jennifer), Dumond (Juliet) and Dante (Leslie Miller-Lowery). […]

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resistance matters

resistance matters

| August 18, 2015

they knew that if the slaves developed a common sense of identity through african culture and traditions, they would be more likely to join together and rebel against their owners.—portcitiesbristol:     resistance matters © 2015 omowale-ketu oladuwa AUDIO: resistance matters @ https://rootfolks.bandcamp.com/   big mike brown went down a year ago august 9, felled by […]

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Republicans ignore anniversary of Voting Rights Act

Republicans ignore anniversary of Voting Rights Act

| August 18, 2015

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist The 50th anniversary of the signing of the Voting Rights Act fell on the same day that Fox News hosted two Republican presidential debates (Aug. 6). But, the landmark legislation was never mentioned by the questioners nor the candidates. And, we know why. Under the headline, “What Media Need to […]

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Spotlight on Fifth Annual Amnesty and Deliverance Community Festival

Spotlight on Fifth Annual Amnesty and Deliverance Community Festival

| August 18, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? In this thing called life, we’re going to have our ups and downs, that goes along with our good and/or bad days but hopefully, everyone that will be in attendance at McMillen Park from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m., Aug. 22, will have a good day with all up’s. […]

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FWCS truck involved in head-on collision

FWCS truck involved in head-on collision

| August 18, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:26 a.m., Aug. 14, Fort Wayne police responded to the 6300 block of Bluffton Road in reference to a 911 call reporting a head-on collision involving a Fort Wayne Community Schools box truck and a passenger vehicle. On arrival, officers observed that the driver of the passenger vehicle, an adult male, was […]

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