Politics

OMCCBCV post-election statement

OMCCBCV post-election statement

| December 1, 2016

THE One Million Conscious and Conscientious Black Contributors and Voters (OMCCBCV) stands on our most basic and practical standard, Economic Empowerment, as we have since our inception less than two years ago. On many occasions, we have spoken on radio shows across this nation, letting Black people know who we are and what we are […]

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Black America’s resilience will keep us struggling forward

Black America’s resilience will keep us struggling forward

| December 1, 2016

By Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., President and CEO of the NNPA Nobody said that the road to freedom, justice and equality would be easy. In the wake of the results of the national elections across the United States, it is crystal clear that the aspirations, hopes and dreams of 47 million black Americans are neither […]

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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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Election statement from Dr. Jennifer McCormick

Election statement from Dr. Jennifer McCormick

| November 13, 2016

I ran for State Superintendent because Indiana needs vision and leadership at the Department of Education. Hoosiers listened to our message, and tonight, we have earned the privilege of leading the department for the next four years. Superintendent Ritz was a formidable opponent, and I thank her for her four years of service. During my […]

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Black women will elect next president

Black women will elect next president

| November 3, 2016

By Freddie Allen (NNPA Newswire Managing Editor) Black women will play a key role in electing the next president, according to a recent report by the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO). The AFL-CIO is a national trade group and the largest federation of unions in the United States. Carmen Berkley, […]

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Allen County General Election 2016 Frost Illustrated Candidate Survey results

Allen County General Election 2016 Frost Illustrated Candidate Survey results

| November 3, 2016

Editor’s note: Below are candidate responses to a survey emailed to candidate running for offices specific to elected offices in Allen County during the 2016 General Election. Surveys were emailed to all local candidates who listed emails with the Allen County Election Board. The responses are grouped according to office and candidate responses for each […]

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List of candidates, public question on Allen County General Election Ballot 2016

List of candidates, public question on Allen County General Election Ballot 2016

| October 31, 2016

Editor’s note: Listed below are the offices and candidates up for election and a public question on the Allen County ballot Nov. 8. The candidates are listed in alphabetical order along with party affiliations underneath the office for which they are running. Please note that a number of candidates are running unopposed in the general […]

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Attorney general candidate Curtis Hill brings personal passion to pursuit of office

Attorney general candidate Curtis Hill brings personal passion to pursuit of office

| October 31, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Curtis Hill has made a career—and life—of defending the rule of law. He said to do so requires courage and leadership. His devotion to those principles comes from an early life experience and a lesson his father taught him. “When my father was a young man in his late 20s, he bought a small […]

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A life dedicated to service: Meet Judge Lorenzo Arredondo

A life dedicated to service: Meet Judge Lorenzo Arredondo

| October 31, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Judge Lorenzo Arredondo will tell you he’s been blessed in so many aspects of his life, including in his career as a public servant.  He’s been a dedicated teacher who has taught at every level; he’s been a pioneering lawyer who, after winning a scholarship to attend law school at the University of San […]

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