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Video: Eric Hackley interview with Dorothy Cole

Video: Eric Hackley interview with Dorothy Cole

| January 17, 2015

Ms. Cole discusses how she was abused as a 3 year-old child at home by her parents to the extent that she didn’t have the opportunity to worry about Mississippi racism, segregation, lynchings, politics and Historic White Supremacists.

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Boko Haram commits ‘deadliest massacre yet’ in Baga

Boko Haram commits ‘deadliest massacre yet’ in Baga

| January 15, 2015

(GIN)—The northern Nigerian town of Baga was devastated over the weekend by a surprise raid conducted by Boko Haram insurgents apparently aimed at a major military base constructed there. Amnesty International estimates the death toll could be as high as 2,000, though some witnesses cite lower tolls in the hundreds. Maj. Gen. Chris Olukolade, a […]

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Spotlight on Fort Wayne’s own Justin Jordan, wife Charity Jordan and their work on the movie ‘Selma’

Spotlight on Fort Wayne’s own Justin Jordan, wife Charity Jordan and their work on the movie ‘Selma’

| January 13, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As we continue on our journey of love, to get to know one another better while soaking in more beauty, joy, happiness and some form of peace of mind, don’t forget about GOD and HIS mercy and to salute HIM everyday because HE deserves it.  On that note, we […]

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Personal is as personal does

Personal is as personal does

| January 8, 2015

By James Washington Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times In the spirit of the times, I was wondering about what it really means to have a personal relationship with God, the operative word being personal. I’m learning that as one starts his or her journey towards the Almighty, it becomes more and […]

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Take message of black on black crime to streets

| January 8, 2015

By George Cook Special to Frost illustrated It’s time to stop preaching to the choir when it comes to black on black crime. My wife I had the privilege to attend a Dec. 29, 2014 prayer service for black men gunned down by police. There were many clergy and some elected officials from Roselle, Elizabeth, […]

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Video: Eric Hackley interviews Mrs. King on good credit

Video: Eric Hackley interviews Mrs. King on good credit

| January 7, 2015

In my years of being in business, Mrs. King has the highest credit scores that I have ever seen. In this interview, Mrs. King shares her philosophical insights into how she lives comfortably and basically stress free, knowing that creditors and banks are lined up anxiously waiting to loan her whatever amount of money she wants.

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On eve of highly-watched Africa Cup, mass confusion

On eve of highly-watched Africa Cup, mass confusion

| January 5, 2015

(GIN)–With days to spare before the opening of the Africa Cup of Nations soccer tournament, it might be reasonable to ask “who’s on first?” The host of the games, Equatorial Guinea, just dismissed its coach two weeks before it faces Congo Brazzaville in the tournament opener. The Equatorial Guinea Football Federation fired Spanish coach Andoni Goikoetxea […]

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Fort Wayne Black History Conversations: Mrs. King and financial liberation

Fort Wayne Black History Conversations: Mrs. King and financial liberation

| January 2, 2015

By Eric D. Hackley I recently had a very interesting conversation with Mrs. King, a Central High School graduate and retiree from the Indiana State Development Center, commonly known as State School. This is what she had to say: ERIC HACKLEY: Mrs. King many of us folks with a history in Fort Wayne know about […]

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Local club makes mark at Junior Showmanship Nationals dog show in Atlanta

Local club makes mark at Junior Showmanship Nationals dog show in Atlanta

| January 1, 2015

Family Affair Bully Club competed at the 2014 Junior Showmanship Nationals in College Park, Ga.

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China-HBCU exchange program launched

China-HBCU exchange program launched

| December 31, 2014

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)—In an effort to develop the next generation of global leaders, the Thurgood Marshall College Fund, joined Perfect World, the China Education  Association for International Exchange (CEAIE) and domestic groups focused on building ties between the United States and China to embark on a new student exchange […]

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