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Restoration Center COGIC to host appreciation for Pastor Michael Payton, Co-Pastor Anita Payton

Restoration Center COGIC to host appreciation for Pastor Michael Payton, Co-Pastor Anita Payton

| September 17, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Restoration Center Church of God in Christ, 5522 McClellan St., is scheduled to host Founders Day Appreciation Services for Pastor Michael Payton Sr. and Co-Pastor Anita Payton at 4 p.m., Oct. 3 and 4. On Oct. 3, the scheduled guest is Superintendent Willie Scholar of Lee Temple Church of God in Christ in Indianapolis. […]

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Fourth Annual Verizon Innovative App Challenge seeks problem solving ideas from Indiana students

Fourth Annual Verizon Innovative App Challenge seeks problem solving ideas from Indiana students

| September 16, 2015

Bill Nye, the Science Guy, helps Verizon uncover next world-changing app idea; Tablets, $20,000 and more for winning teams Courtesy of Verizon News Service INDIANAPOLIS—The Verizon Innovative App Challenge, the no-coding-skills-needed contest that gives middle and high school students a chance to bring their problem-solving app ideas to life, is back. In its fourth year, […]

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Spotlight on The Spiritual Israel Church and it’s Army

Spotlight on The Spiritual Israel Church and it’s Army

| September 16, 2015

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 your schedule to bring yourselves some well deserved beauty, joy, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel on our journey of love to get to know […]

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Zambian villagers turn to UK court over poisoned water claim

Zambian villagers turn to UK court over poisoned water claim

| September 15, 2015

(GIN)—Zambians who collect their water from the Kafue River on the Copperbelt used it to cook, clean, drink and irrigate their farms. Until now. Villagers say their streams have become “rivers of acid.” Copper mines dumping toxic chemicals in the area poisoned their water and destroyed their farmlands. With Zambia’s biggest copper mine, Vedanta Resources […]

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Obituaries: September 9-15 Edition

Obituaries: September 9-15 Edition

| September 9, 2015

Edward “Frank” Mosley, 65, passed away Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Auburn, Ind. Born in Fort Wayne, Edward worked as the director of purchasing with ConAgra for 32 years. He was an avid golfer, runner, and enjoyed traveling. Surviving are his daughter, Jennifer Mosley of Chicago, Ill.; sister, Renee (Ronald) Coakley of Fort Wayne; brother, […]

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USF Theology Lecture to Examine Marriage

USF Theology Lecture to Examine Marriage

| September 6, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The University of Saint Francis School of Liberal Arts and Sciences is scheduled to host the next presentation in its Philosophy and Theology lecture series at 7 p.m., Sept. 23. The lecture, titled “Catholic Teaching on Marriage, Divorce and Annulments,” will be in the Gunderson Auditorium of the Achatz Hall of Science on the […]

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Youth Highlight Corner: Introduction to Metro Youth Sports

Youth Highlight Corner: Introduction to Metro Youth Sports

| August 26, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville For your sports entertainment, we inform you that since Metro Youth Sports players and cheerleaders have already received a medical physical provided by the African American Health Care Alliance and the Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority, they are up and running.  And, their games started this past Saturday, Aug. 22 at both […]

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An ‘eye on’ iron

An ‘eye on’ iron

| August 26, 2015

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. My first recollection that I have on the importance of the word iron, is when my mom would get up at 4 a.m. in the morning and begin to wash and “iron” clothes for the elite, to supplement my father’s hard-earned but meager wages. I could hear her knuckles rhythmically […]

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Quakers revive Freedom Schools to provide historic clarity, healing, advancement of just society

Quakers revive Freedom Schools to provide historic clarity, healing, advancement of just society

| August 25, 2015

“We who believe in freedom cannot rest until it comes.”—Bernice Johnson Reagon By Paul Ricketts “The American school system is inexcusably treating the civil rights movement, essentially, as if it never happened, part of a collective, general amnesia about African-American history as a whole.” That is the assessment of Khalil Gibran Muhammad, the director of […]

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Buzzwords used to describe African Americans seen as harmful

Buzzwords used to describe African Americans seen as harmful

| August 22, 2015

By Jessica R. Key Special to the NNPA from The Indianapolis Recorder Whether in print, on television or on social media, people are beginning to use code words or phrases to describe African-Americans. “Urban” is now the politically-correct term for black people, neighborhoods or style of dress; “thug” is sometimes code for the N-word; and […]

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