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What you need to know about the NAACP’s war on charter schools

What you need to know about the NAACP’s war on charter schools

| November 22, 2016

By James Clingman (NNPA Newswire Columnist) The call for a moratorium on charter schools by the NAACP is a case of “Throwing the baby out with the bath water.” While most black folks are concentrating on Hillary and Donald, the largest and oldest “Colored” organization approved an internal resolution calling for a halt to the […]

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Spiritually Speaking: If you woke up this morning, you need to read this

Spiritually Speaking: If you woke up this morning, you need to read this

| November 22, 2016

By James Washington (The Dallas Weekly, NNPA Member) The closest person in the world is responsible for this one. It’s all about praying and meditating in the morning. I have watched a personal transformation right before my very eyes. I’ve watched as the quest for the habitual has become the reality of ritual, so much […]

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Dream deferred: Despite incomes, black families still denied access to home loans

Dream deferred: Despite incomes, black families still denied access to home loans

| November 22, 2016

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) In recent weeks, a spate of news coverage has referred to America’s “inner cities.” Some may even interpret it as a new code word for minorities, usually referring to African Americans and Latinos. Yet today, according to Richard Rothstein, a research associate with the Economic Policy Institute, the inner […]

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Film review: ‘Moonlight’

Film review: ‘Moonlight’

| November 22, 2016

By Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) In just his second feature film, ‘Moonlight,’ writer/director Barry Jenkins tells a compelling story about sexual repression and ambiguity through the eyes of a vulnerable and confused little boy, who grows up to question his sexual identity as a teen and then finds a thin measure of serenity […]

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The 2016 Urban League’s Gala Extravaganza was a gallant affair

The 2016 Urban League’s Gala Extravaganza was a gallant affair

| November 17, 2016

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin In this fast paced, busy world, so few of us stop to smell the roses, and even the coffee for that matter. However, Saturday, November 12th, the Fort Wayne Urban League held its annual fundraising Gala at the Fort Wayne Convention and Conference Center, and what an affair it was! Approximately […]

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Obituaries: November 16-22, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: November 16-22, 2016 Edition

| November 16, 2016

Suzanne Marie Aden, 51, was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, Nov. 4, 2016. Born in Fulton, Missouri, on Feb. 28, 1965, she was later adopted by the Carr family. Adopted again at the age of 10, sometime after the deaths of the Carr’s, Suzanne came to live in the home of […]

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Emily Guerrero to present stor of six generations

Emily Guerrero to present stor of six generations

| November 14, 2016

Courtesy of IIWWMS FORT WAYNE—It Is Well With My Soul is scheduled to host F.U.N. gathering with phenomenal storyteller extraordinaire, Emily J. Guerrero, B.A., Latina Arts, LLC, on an enlightening and informative ancestral journey of six generations of womyn of beauty and courage,  Muncie for Monarchs and Matriarchs: Herstory of Love and Transformation from 7 […]

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HackonomicsTV seeking advice for President-elect Trump

HackonomicsTV seeking advice for President-elect Trump

| November 14, 2016

FORT WAYNE—HackonomicsTV Presents is scheduled to host a free community forum entitled “Making America Great Again, from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 18 in the large meeting room of the Pontiac Branch of the Allen County Library, 2215 S. Hanna St. Show creator and host Eric D. Hackley is inviting local people to present […]

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A call to community leaders after the elections

A call to community leaders after the elections

| November 14, 2016

FORT WAYNE—A group of citizens concerned about the impact Donald Trump’s recent election could have on the local immigrant population is scheduled to host a “Call to Community Leaders” forum from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Nov. 16 at El Mexicano Newspaper, 2301 Fairfield Ave., Suite 102. Organizers say they want to work with a […]

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Donald Trump’s presidential win stuns world

Donald Trump’s presidential win stuns world

| November 14, 2016

UNITED STATES—Billionaire real estate mogul turned reality television star Donald Trump defied critics and naysayers even in his own Republican Party last week by beating presumptive favorite, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to win the presidency of the U.S.  After a campaign marked by name calling, countless back and forth accusations and “gotcha” last […]

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