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Obituaries: May 3-9, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: May 3-9, 2017 Edition

| May 3, 2017

r, 37, passed away on Sunday, April 23, 2017. Born Aug. 11, 1979, in Fort Wayne, he was the son of the late James Deleon and Carola Torrez. Surviving are his children, James T. Deleon Jr., Reece Talbot and Aleana Branigan; brother, Angel Sanchez-Deleon; stepmother, Alice Sanchez; aunt Lyd and uncle Joe; several aunts and […]

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| April 23, 2017

Sin killed; love saved By the Rev. Charles Jemison The people need to turn back to God. “If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.”—2 Chronicles 7:14 People need […]

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Man sent for evaluation after battery, barricade incident

Man sent for evaluation after battery, barricade incident

| April 12, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:30 p.m., April 4, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the report of a domestic battery complaint in the 900 block of E. Berry Street. Once on scene, officers located an adult female who indicated that she was the victim of a battery perpetrated by a male acquaintance. The woman was […]

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Ben Carson sworn in as Trump’s only black cabinet pick

Ben Carson sworn in as Trump’s only black cabinet pick

| March 14, 2017

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Contributor The swearing-in of all the primary members of President Donald Trump’s cabinet is just about complete. Most of Trump’s cabinet—from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross—are rich, white and male. On Thursday, March 2, retired neurosurgeon Dr. Ben Carson broke the mold with his swearing-in […]

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Spotlight: We’ll remember minister David R. Whitfield (Jan. 8, 1950-Feb. 24, 2017)

Spotlight: We’ll remember minister David R. Whitfield (Jan. 8, 1950-Feb. 24, 2017)

| March 14, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that, you’re still taking time out of yours days to bring yourselves and others some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind.  On that note, it pleases me that, as we travel […]

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Minority leaders feel Muslims unfairly targeted

Minority leaders feel Muslims unfairly targeted

| February 24, 2017

By Audrey A. Lundy (North Dallas Gazette/NNPA Member) Muslims have lived in Texas since 1854. They have established mosques, schools and other institutions that serve the greater community. Like most residents, they are proud Texans and Americans, according to Omar Suleiman, who serves as the Resident Scholar of the Valley Ranch Islamic Center in Irving, […]

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Meet Michael Johnson: Art a medium for preserving history and self

Meet Michael Johnson: Art a medium for preserving history and self

| February 7, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Art has always played an important role in telling the story of any people. While those who write the history books focus on the facts of who, what, when and sometimes why, that raw data rarely captures the spirit of a time. That is not so. The artist instills his or her work with […]

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What we can learn from the Black Panther Party today

What we can learn from the Black Panther Party today

| January 26, 2017

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Matthew “Peanut” Johnson was 16 years-old when San Francisco police officer Alvin Johnson killed him. The unarmed teen was said to have been fleeing a stolen car, and Officer Johnson claimed that he feared for his life, so he shot. The Sept. 27, 1966 slaying was too much for […]

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Nothing can remove us from true wisdom

Nothing can remove us from true wisdom

| January 25, 2017

By Brother Jackie Wall With the approval and authority of Bishop Joe Swanson GIVE PRAISE TO YAHSHUA! I know that no one out there in Yahweh land wants my advice, but that has not stopped me yet. Do you all see what is going on?  A big warehouse fire in California with 36 dead.  A […]

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Obituaries: January 11-17 Edition

Obituaries: January 11-17 Edition

| January 12, 2017

Larry James Reese, 61 a native of Fort Wayne, Indi., went to the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 at Hospice Home. Born on Oct. 1, 1955, ,he was a son of the late Albert Reese, Sr. and Minnie Lee Reese-Stevenson. He accepted Christ at an early age at Jerusalem Baptist Church, and later moved […]

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