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Why we must fight for environmental justice for people of color in 2016

Why we must fight for environmental justice for people of color in 2016

| October 27, 2015

By Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. NNPA Columnist The Civil Rights Movement in the U.S. identified a long list of issues that were broadly considered the historical and contemporary evidence of systematic racial discrimination and injustice. With the 2016 presidential election rapidly approaching, the critical importance of environmental justice for black Americans, Latino Americans, Native Americans […]

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What is Climate Change?

What is Climate Change?

| October 27, 2015

By Denise Abdul-Rahman Our climate (temperature and weather) are changing. It is changing because of carbon pollution (CO2) that is emitted into the air. These emissions come largely from industrial plants and from automobile emissions. Some studies even include meat consumption as a major factor. Whatever the cause, we have huge gigaton of carbon emitted […]

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Deas remedies

Deas remedies

| October 21, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. When all is said and done, try Deas remedies. The following remedies have been shown in many cases to heal as well as cure many medical conditions that are not always found in medical textbooks. They are old time, well tested remedies which have come down through the ages by […]

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Citizens push for federal action at Bridgeton Landfill with radioactive waste

Citizens push for federal action at Bridgeton Landfill with radioactive waste

| October 20, 2015

By Rebecca Rivas Of The St. Louis American Special to the NNPA News Wire from The St. Louis American ST. LOUIS—Hundreds packed into a church in Bridgeton on Oct. 15 to find out why St. Louis County has had an emergency plan silently in place since October 2014 for a potential “catastrophic event” at the […]

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When you hear the term ‘Reproductive Justice,’ what comes to mind?

When you hear the term ‘Reproductive Justice,’ what comes to mind?

| October 18, 2015

By Amy Johnson National Coordinator for Our Whole Lives Courtesy of United Church of Christ’s Witness for Justice My hope is that this phrase creates a beautiful vision in your mind of a world where not only are all children wanted, but one where their parents are generously cared for during a pregnancy, and where […]

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Zonta Clubs of Indiana say No to Violence Against Women

Zonta Clubs of Indiana say No to Violence Against Women

| October 16, 2015

Special to Frost Illustrated INDIANAPOLIS—On Oct. 3, Zonta Clubs of Indiana (Columbus, Fort Wayne, Frankfort, Indianapolis, and Lebanon) met in Indianapolis at Monument Circle to stage a walk to give voice to the Zonta Says No to Violence Against Women campaign. Zonta Clubs in Indiana are members of Zonta International District 6. Made up of […]

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Spotlight on Ethan Birch and his sons

Spotlight on Ethan Birch and his sons

| October 14, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? This week’s spotlight is a little different because you’re going to meet the Birch family and hear of their trials, tribulations, uniqueness and how by the grace of GOD, they’re alive and here to talk about it.  So at this time all we want you to do is just […]

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If I forgot your name, forgive me

If I forgot your name, forgive me

| October 14, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Although Spring is now a long way off, I can still recall from early childhood, a tiny, beautiful little flower that would bloom in the early Spring, showing itself off with light green leaves and cluster of small, blue, pink or white flowers. This plant was affectionately named, Forget-Me-Not, and […]

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‘A Good Hair Day’ Debra Brown memorial wig drive aids those battling cancer

‘A Good Hair Day’ Debra Brown memorial wig drive aids those battling cancer

| October 12, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Urban League Guild and Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana is scheduled to host “A Good Hair Day Wig Drive” in memory of Debra Brown. The public is invited to help restore hope to cancer patients who are battling the emotional and physical effects of chemotherapy by donating new or used wigs. […]

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Loss of Roller Dome South leaves personal, community void

Loss of Roller Dome South leaves personal, community void

| October 12, 2015

By Deryla Paige Special to Frost Illustrated For the past 15 years, once a week I’d awaken in anticipation (which carried throughout the day) approaching the hour when I began my “ritual” in preparation for Roller Dome’s “Adult Skate Night” on Bluffton Road. Thursday and Sunday nights were sacred to me. It was my “Church […]

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