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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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Election won’t change anything until we vote with our wallets

| December 1, 2016
Election won’t change anything until we vote with our wallets

By Jim Clingman (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) By the time you read this, I trust you will have wiped away the slime and the grunge, regurgitated a few times, taken a good bath or shower, relentlessly scrubbed the stench from your bodies, and maybe even found it necessary to delouse, because the dirty, filthy, hateful, […]

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No race, no color barrier in the plan of Yahweh

| December 1, 2016
No race, no color barrier in the plan of Yahweh

By Brother Jackie Wall Under the approval and authority of Bishop Joe Swanson PRAISE YAHSHUA! What is causing this great hatred, this racism that is present at this time?  It is not coming from the Plan of Our Father, YAHWEH.  This is not found anywhere in his Plan, therefore, it has to be coming from […]

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Arrest made in fatal hit and run accident

| December 1, 2016
Arrest made in fatal hit and run accident

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:35 p.m., Nov. 15, Fort Wayne police responded to the report of a multi vehicle accident in the intersection of Coliseum and Parnell Avenue. Once on scene, officers observed a four-vehicle crash with one of the drivers who was involved in cardiac arrest. That victim was transported from the scene to a […]

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Three arrested in drug raid

| December 1, 2016
Three arrested in drug raid

FORT WAYNE—Just after 11:30 a.m., Nov. 18,officers of the Fort Wayne Police Department Emergency Services Team and detectives of the Vice and Narcotics Division served a search warrant located in the 2300 block of 25th Avenue in reference to a dealing narcotics investigation. During the search, detectives also located evidence of dog fighting and the […]

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Limited help for Nigerian women, girls with stigmatizing condition

| December 1, 2016
Limited help for Nigerian women, girls with stigmatizing condition

(GIN)—A disabling medical condition linked to child marriage and early childbirth is receiving limited attention from the Nigerian government, according to medical professionals in published reports. Doctors say the condition, known as obstetric fistula, is the result of prolonged labor without prompt medical intervention, causing a hole in a woman’s birth canal which leaves her […]

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African geologists warn of possible ‘Fukushima’ at site of proposed nuclear reactor

| December 1, 2016
African geologists warn of possible ‘Fukushima’ at site of proposed nuclear reactor

(GIN)—Geologists at the Africa Earth Observatory Network fear that a nuclear power station built over canyons in bedrock, as proposed by South Africa’s state-owned utility Eskom, is at risk of deadly surge storms and tsunamis—not unlike those triggered by the meltdown at the Japanese plant in Fukushima. Eskom disputes the findings. “If you’re going to […]

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U.N. secretary-general: Cuban leader was ‘a strong voice for social justice’

| December 1, 2016
U.N. secretary-general: Cuban leader was ‘a strong voice for social justice’

(GIN)—U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon extended sympathies to the Cuban people on the passing on Friday, Nov. 25, of their longtime president, Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz, whom he called “a strong voice for social justice.” Admired by leftists and people of the developing world as a revolutionary champion of the poor, the former president died […]

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Love of birds, animals

| November 30, 2016
Love of birds, animals

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Innercity stray birds and animals experience hazardous conditions during the winter months while they are trying to survive. Often, there is little water for them to drink, warm shelter is scarce and there is little food to be gotten from the barren trees and secured garbage receptacles. Birds and animals […]

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Young high school hoops star Peytin India Chamble passes away at 17

| November 30, 2016
Young high school hoops star Peytin India Chamble passes away at 17

FORT WAYNE—The Summit City is mourning the loss of one of its youth bright lights with the passing of a local high school basketball star, Peytin India Chamble. Peytin India Chamble, was born on January 29, 1999 in Des Moines, Iowa to Rodney  and Tyjuana  Chamble.  She was a senior at Snider High School in […]

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