Special Reports

Courageous young woman Ta’Bria Neosha Collier crosses over

Courageous young woman Ta’Bria Neosha Collier crosses over

| May 22, 2014

Editor’s note: In the May 15, 2013 edition of Frost Illustrated, we published a piece by staff writer Jeanie Summerville on a courageous young woman named Ta’Bria Neosha Coliier.  We also published a follow up article on this extraordinary young woman in our July 31, 2013 edition.  We recently received word that Ta’Bria has gone on […]

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Igniting your entrepreneurial spirit: Interview with Ms. Shontel Norwood-Vignaude, beauty consultant at Mary Kay

Igniting your entrepreneurial spirit: Interview with Ms. Shontel Norwood-Vignaude, beauty consultant at Mary Kay

| May 22, 2014

By Eric D. Hackley Eric Hackley:  A lot of what you spoke about tonight was centered around personal goal setting. Did being involved with Mary Kay teach you that, or did you come to the table with a pretty good concept of already knowing how to set and achieve goals? Shontel Norwood-Vignaude: I was born with […]

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Woman learns to be careful opening her door

Woman learns to be careful opening her door

| May 20, 2014

By Chasiti Falls In 2014, you will not find too many people anymore who trust family members enough to allow them to live with them, let alone an acquaintance. There is a small population of people who put their faith in forces other than the hearts of man. Tamica Lincoln, originally of Fort Worth, Texas, […]

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Hip hop leaders form partnership with NNPA

Hip hop leaders form partnership with NNPA

| May 16, 2014

By Jimmie Davis Jr. Special to the NNPA from the Miami Times MIAMI BEACH, Fla.—Upcoming hip-hop artists may find it challenging to get a DJ to play their songs or a mainstream media critic to review their music, but if they belong to Core DJs World Wide, they have nothing to worry about. Recently, leaders […]

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From Detroit to LA, NAACP prez has history of ‘selling out’

From Detroit to LA, NAACP prez has history of ‘selling out’

| May 16, 2014

By Zenobia Jeffries Special to the NNPA from The Michigan Citizen Leon Jenkins, the Los Angeles branch NAACP president who awarded LA Clippers basketball team owner Donald Sterling with a Lifetime Achievement award among other commendations, lived, worked and won notoriety in Detroit. Jenkins was a 36th District Court judge between 1984 and 1987. During […]

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Pedophile asks to be deleted from Google search

Pedophile asks to be deleted from Google search

| May 15, 2014

When we first heard of this ruling, we wondered what the longterm impact would be. It’s interesting that people, particularly members of the current generation, have come to depend on Google and other searches to find what they consider to be reliable and current information. Such searches also are considered a reliable way to do […]

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Charita Niedermeyer: Breaking stereotypes, cultivating innercity women hunters

Charita Niedermeyer: Breaking stereotypes, cultivating innercity women hunters

| May 13, 2014

By Eric Hackley Eric Hackley:  I’ve seen pictures of you fishing, hunting with a bow and arrow and shooting birds with a shotgun. This is somewhat untypical. Charita Niedermeyer:  If you go back in my history, I’m from what people call the mean streets of Gary, Ind.  Gary is real close to Chicago.  So we’re […]

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Europe tells Google to delete man’s published financial history

Europe tells Google to delete man’s published financial history

| May 13, 2014

We’ve actually had some experience in this area with someone wanting us to delete a social announcement they had made some time back. At the time,we weren’t managing our own site so we referred the person to the host. We don’t really know how the person came out with that but the following piece raises […]

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The silent wars of African American girls

The silent wars of African American girls

| May 3, 2014

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)—March 1 was the last time eight-year-old Relisha Rudd was seen, leaving a local hotel here with Kahlil Tatum, a 51-year-old custodian who had been tasked to babysit her. Exactly a month later, Tatum was found dead; Rudd remains missing and the trail has gone cold. The same […]

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‘Shotgun’ approach to apply for job might be harmful

‘Shotgun’ approach to apply for job might be harmful

| April 30, 2014

Some of the advice given here are things we’ve considered—having seen applications like those mentioned turned in to us. Still, there are other ideas that, hopefully, are enlightening and might prove useful. Why nobody calls when you apply for a job By Rick Newman Trisha Zulic, a hiring recruiter based in San Diego, got an […]

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