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Out of sight… sulfites

| December 8, 2016
Out of sight… sulfites

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. When I was a kid, growing up in Brooklyn, and the weather would begin to change to a cool and brisk autumn air, I recall that this was a signal that my mom would begin to can many fruits and vegetables. The canning process was done in the most sterile […]

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The plan of Yahweh

| December 8, 2016
The plan of Yahweh

By Jackie Wall Approved and authorized by Bishop Joe Swanson PRAISE YAHWEH! I have five words starting with the letters wh for you pertaining to our Father: WHO—YAHWEH—FATHER—Isayah 44:8: “Do not fear, nor be afraid.  Have I not told you from that time, and have declared;  You are My witnesses!  Is there a source of […]

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Voices of Unity thanks city for support with free concert

| December 7, 2016
Voices of Unity thanks city for support with free concert

By K.A. Davis Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYEN—The Voices of Unity choir expressed their appreciation, in the form of song, to a crowd of sponsors, donors, family and friends who helped to make their three-country, nine-city European tour possible. The free  Journey to the Vatican Thank You Celebration took place on Oct. 6 at New […]

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Beloved family advocate Rosa Chapman crosses over at 74

| December 7, 2016
Beloved family advocate Rosa Chapman crosses over at 74

Founded Friends of Bethany ministry with husband Prince Chapman FORT WAYNE—The community lost one of its most powerful voices for youth, women and family, with the passing of a visionary spiritual leader. Rosa Lee Chapman, founder of the Friends of Bethany ministry, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, November 25, 2016, […]

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Nigeria’s president denies reports of hunger in northeast, blames U.N.

| December 7, 2016
Nigeria’s president denies reports of hunger in northeast, blames U.N.

(GIN)—Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is challenging U.N. and humanitarian aid organizations on their recent reports of near-starvation among states affected by the Boko Haram insurgency. According to the president, the reports are “hype”—exaggerating the humanitarian crisis in order to encourage more donations. The Nigerian leader’s dispute with the U.N. recalls former president Goodluck Jonathan who […]

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Ghana elections go forward amid explosive U.S.-Ghana corruption

| December 7, 2016
Ghana elections go forward amid explosive U.S.-Ghana corruption

(GIN)—While Ghana busied itself with national elections taking place this week, the U.S. State Department and other agencies were cracking down on one of the most eye-popping corruption scandals in this West African nation. Operating in the center of Accra, a pink building festooned with an American flag was doing a brisk business selling U.S. […]

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Gambia’s once ‘president for life’ quietly concedes defeat

| December 7, 2016
Gambia’s once ‘president for life’ quietly concedes defeat

(GIN)—The prospect of another stolen election by the flamboyant President Yahya Jammeh took a surprise turn this week when the Gambian leader calmly accepted his defeat at the hands of opposition leader, Adama Barrow. In a concession speech broadcast on state TV, Mr. Jammeh declined to contest his loss. “I told you, Gambians, that I […]

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FWUL celebrates ‘Christmas On The The Campus’

| December 6, 2016
FWUL celebrates ‘Christmas On The The Campus’

FORT WAYNE—Get in the holiday spirit with “Christmas On The On Campus,” hosted by the Fort Wayne Urban Leagued, 2135 S. Hanna St. Shoppers, mark your calendar for 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., Dec. 16. You’re invited to come and enjoy an evening of cheer. This event is composed of a number of locally-owned businesses […]

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OMCCBCV post-election statement

| December 1, 2016
OMCCBCV post-election statement

THE One Million Conscious and Conscientious Black Contributors and Voters (OMCCBCV) stands on our most basic and practical standard, Economic Empowerment, as we have since our inception less than two years ago. On many occasions, we have spoken on radio shows across this nation, letting Black people know who we are and what we are […]

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Black America’s resilience will keep us struggling forward

| December 1, 2016
Black America’s resilience will keep us struggling forward

By Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., President and CEO of the NNPA Nobody said that the road to freedom, justice and equality would be easy. In the wake of the results of the national elections across the United States, it is crystal clear that the aspirations, hopes and dreams of 47 million black Americans are neither […]

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