Politics

Jack Morris holds the chair to the Allen County Democrat Party

Jack Morris holds the chair to the Allen County Democrat Party

| April 27, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville 1.)  What does being the Democratic chair mean? That I hold the head, top position of the local Democratic Party.  So, I oversee the overall operation of the party, set the direction of the party, oversee raising funds and doing voter outreach, recruit candidates, give help to people to get out and […]

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List of political candidates on the Allen County ballot of the Indiana May Primary Election

List of political candidates on the Allen County ballot of the Indiana May Primary Election

| April 26, 2016

ALLEN COUNTY—On May 3, eligible citizens will go to the polls to vote in the Indiana Primary Election. As experienced voters know, the Primary Election is not designed to actually elect people to office but, rather, to choose which candidates will go on to compete in the November General Election, during which voters will make […]

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List of political candidates running for county, statewide, national office  in the Indiana May Primary Election

List of political candidates running for county, statewide, national office  in the Indiana May Primary Election

| April 25, 2016

STATEWIDE—On May 3, eligible citizens will go to the polls to vote in the Indiana Primary Election. As experienced voters know, the Primary Election is not designed to actually elect people to office but, rather, to choose which candidates will go on to compete in the November General Election, during which voters will make a […]

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Trump will deliver us from evil politicians

Trump will deliver us from evil politicians

| April 25, 2016

We the people are fed up with the lies and deceit of the greedy politicians who think more of themselves than the people they represent.  They are a group of self-righteous individuals who capitalize on every opportunity to benefit themselves. Our voice is being heard loud and clear.  Politicians, you will mistreat us no more. […]

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Hillary Clinton choice for the people

Hillary Clinton choice for the people

| April 25, 2016

During more than 40 years of employment, I contributed to Social Security.  Then, due to an orthopedic disability, I became eligible for both Social Security and Medicare benefits prior to age 65. Hillary Clinton not only supports both of these federal financial provisions for my family, she advocates strengthening these vital benefits for all seniors […]

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Protecting the right to vote: ‘Democracy Awakening’

Protecting the right to vote: ‘Democracy Awakening’

| April 20, 2016

By Cornell William Brooks Courtesy of the NNPA When we think about the right to vote, it is and should be understood to be a civic sacrament in the temple of democracy. However, this presidential election will be the first in 50 years without the full protection of the Voting Rights Act. In 1965, the […]

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The truth behind ‘black exodus at RNC

The truth behind ‘black exodus at RNC

| April 19, 2016

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA News Wire Contributing Writer) The Republican National Committee (RNC) is refuting claims that a number of key African American employees were either fired or forced to resign and officials are pointing to the hiring of Telly Lovelace, the GOP’s newest liaison to the black media, as proof that the party […]

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Try it—you might get over the initial disappointment

Try it—you might get over the initial disappointment

| April 12, 2016

By Rex Bell Mom and Dad brought eight children, four boys and four girls, into the world in a span of 14 years. We spent most of those years, and several afterwards, in an old farmhouse that was pretty big, but not always big enough for eight kids. It seemed that quite often there was […]

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Republicans continue to pay lip service to blacks

Republicans continue to pay lip service to blacks

| April 11, 2016

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA News Wire Columnist) As I continue my swing through Eastern Europe, I had every intention of writing about my conversations with the all the political and business leaders that I was spending time with. I wanted to write about how the U.S. is viewed by those in Eastern Europe and the […]

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What If Donald Trump’s campaign manager was black

What If Donald Trump’s campaign manager was black

| April 8, 2016

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA News Wire Columnist) It is probably not especially politically correct to bring more race matters into the debacle that is also known as the Donald Trump quest for the presidency. He has called out and targeted racial and ethnic groups, as well as targeted individual women because of their appearance (or […]

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