Opinion

Black History Month…really?

| February 28, 2014

“Councilman’s Corner” By Councilman Glynn Hines Special to Frost Illustrated Black History Month’s focus is a required experience for all when approached with honesty.  Dr. John Crawford of the Fort Wayne City Council talks and writes about the ills of single mother parenting and the culture of having children out of wedlock and the ensuing […]

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Betrayed by the criminal ‘injustice’ system

| February 28, 2014

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist  It all seems so familiar, doesn’t it? A black man, or woman, or child is murdered by a white person—and America’s criminal justice system compounds the tragedy. How deep is that particular well of American racial injustice now? How many names of innocents are on that list of sorrow? […]

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Knockout punch for George Zimmerman

Knockout punch for George Zimmerman

| February 27, 2014

Had he not massacred Trayvon Martin, George Zimmerman would be an average white man holding down a mediocre job, living under the radar, and aspiring for a law enforcement job.

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Dear Minister Malcolm…

| February 26, 2014

  By Brenda Robinson Dear Minister Malcolm, We’re celebrating Black History Month and we wish to make an appeal to you, just as we did to Martin Luther King Jr. We wrote him a letter, he didn’t answer, but at least we feel better. Expressions are good for the soul, as you well know. But, […]

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Jeanie Summerville’s Black History Month Page

Jeanie Summerville’s Black History Month Page

| February 26, 2014

Whatz up babies? For Black History Month, I wanted to bring you something special.  So, I did and here it is: Your very own Black History Month Page that consists of beautiful messages from the Rev. Donovan Coley, the Rev. Gary and Crystal Bush and the Rev. David Moore to enlighten your spirits in the name […]

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Affordable Health Care is right For America

| February 26, 2014

By John W. Boyd Jr. Founder and President, National Black Farmers Association Fast-forwarding to the end of Barack Obama’s presidency is becoming routine as eager political and media watchers jump the gun on how his two terms will be judged. Much of this future watching is discussion is focused on the Affordable Care Act. That […]

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NAACP protests passage of  Senate energy legislation

| February 26, 2014

  The passing of SB 340 into legislation is an outrage and a slap in the face to Hoosiers. Our NAACP Just Energy Policies indicate Indiana was moving in the right direction, as it pertained to energy efficiency. Great programs like Weatherization and Energizing Indiana are all a  part of Demand-side Management and help Hoosiers […]

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Did You Know?

| February 25, 2014

Uncut Special presentation—From time to time, Frost Illustrated exercises its commitment to present voices straight from the community. Oftentimes, those voices insist on getting across a totally uncensored message to pre- serve their cadence and context. In an effort to honor such voices, we offer the following Uncut Special Presentation unedited and written exactly as […]

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Campaign to deny Ben Chavis Democratic leadership post in N.C.

| February 24, 2014

By Cash Michaels Special to the NNPA from The Carolinian RALEIGH, N.C.—The fallout from the badly mishandled nomination of Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. l to the post of executive director of the North Carolina Democratic Party (NCDP), is still unknown. But, the behind-the-scenes movement among Democratic rank-and-file members to ensure that Chavis, a veteran civil […]

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8 Habits of the Heart author Clifton Taulbert moves his audience

8 Habits of the Heart author Clifton Taulbert moves his audience

| February 23, 2014

Being Black History Month and heart month, it was altogether apropos for the University of Saint Francis to present the renowned author Clifton Taulbert.

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