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New study: Blacks feel ignored by Democrat Party

| February 21, 2017
New study: Blacks feel ignored by Democrat Party

Cornell Belcher releases study showing African Americans political feelings By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Cornell Belcher, the CEO of Brilliant Corners Research, said that it’s no surprise that black voters have presented a very clear mandate to the Congressional Black Caucus to oppose the Trump administration, because 92 percent of African Americans voted […]

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Deposed head of ‘Shelter Afrique’ leaves all-African housing dream in disarray

| February 21, 2017
Deposed head of ‘Shelter Afrique’ leaves all-African housing dream in disarray

(GIN)—The cry for affordable housing can be heard from coast to coast in U.S. cities but it’s hardly a match for the impending crisis in Africa where the movement of people from rural areas to urban cities has experts warning that hundreds of millions of people will be seeking affordable shelter in a decade or […]

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Caretaker sought in battery against man

| February 21, 2017
Caretaker sought in battery against man

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:34 a.m., Feb. 4, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to an apartment in the 6300 block of Nina Drive regarding a battery in progress. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male inside an apartment suffering from head wounds. He was determined to be in serious condition and taken to […]

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Man arrested for battering woman in parking lot

| February 21, 2017
Man arrested for battering woman in parking lot

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:22 a.m., Feb. 15, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of 1500 West Main Street in reference to a disturbance.  A citizen called the police to report he could hear a female screaming for help in the area. Officers arrived on scene and located a male and […]

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Woman allegedly stabs girlfriend, girlfriend’s child

| February 21, 2017
Woman allegedly stabs girlfriend, girlfriend’s child

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:22 p.m., Feb. 10, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a stabbing at a home in the 2600 block of Oxford Street. Officers arrived and located an adult female and infant male who were both suffering from stab wounds. Both were taken to a local hospital, where the […]

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Man shot during alleged robbery; described perpetrator also shooting victim

| February 21, 2017
Man shot during alleged robbery; described perpetrator also shooting victim

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:25 p.m., Feb. 11, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Indiana State Police responded to a shooting at 4700 Jason Drive. The complainant party called police and advised that he had been shot in the head and robbed.  Upon police arrival officers located black suffering from a gunshot wound […]

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Sixteen-year-old dead from gunshot

| February 21, 2017
Sixteen-year-old dead from gunshot

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6:20 a.m, Feb. 9, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the area of Diplomat Drive and Wayne Trace Avenue on the report of a man down. Once on scene, officers found an adult male down along the curb line in the 3200 block of Diplomat Drive. The unresponsive male, […]

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Stop bawling in the dishwater

| February 16, 2017
Stop bawling in the dishwater

By Brother Jackie Wall With the approval and authority of Bishop Joe Swanson GIVE PRAISE TO YAHSHUA! Proverbs 28:9—“He who turns away his ear from hearing the Law, even his prayers are an abomination.” Proverbs 29:18—“Where there is no prophetic vision, the people perish; but blessed is he who keeps the Law.” Acts 17:27—“That they […]

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Healthier Moms & Babies program lauded

| February 16, 2017
Healthier Moms & Babies program lauded

Kudos to the excellent work of McMillen Health, Healthier Moms & Babies and all who supported the launch this week of their Babies Love project, a wonderful new website and mobile app for pregnant women—http://babieslove.org. Aimed at reducing infant mortality, Babies Love puts critical information and resources at the fingertips of any woman of childbearing […]

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Historians rank President Obama’s legacy

| February 16, 2017
Historians rank President Obama’s legacy

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA News Wire Contributor) Supporters and critics alike may eventually come to view President Barack Obama’s two-term White House tenure the same way. His determination for change never appeared to cause him to stumble on his goals, be it Obamacare or commuting the sentences of so many who were imprisoned for […]

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