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Anti-gay protest backfires at Howard University

| April 17, 2015 | Reply
Anti-gay protest backfires at Howard University

By Rachel Kersey Special to NNPA from Howard University News Service WASHINGTON–Westboro Baptist Church, the infamous unaffiliated church known for its hateful, unorthodox protests, especially against homosexuality, brought its hate speech to Howard University–and the university’s students and staff fought back. Armed with picket signs, the organization, which has been denounced by the two largest […]

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Business Profile: Graphic designer George L. Eldridge Jr.

| April 16, 2015 | 1 Reply
Business Profile: Graphic designer George L. Eldridge Jr.

By Jeanie Summerville 1.)  What is your profession and how long have you been in business?  I’m a graphic designer and I’ve been in business since April 2002 after being downsized from my job at Kinko’s on Dec. 31, 2001. 2.)  Describe the service and/or products that you offer I design logos, flyers, business cards, […]

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Spotlight on comedian O.G. Mufasa

| April 16, 2015 | Reply
Spotlight on comedian O.G. Mufasa

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that you’re still soaking up some beauty, joy, happiness and some form of peace of mind everyday because it’s feels so good.  On that note, we bring to you a comedian, whom I met at a barbershop […]

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Pence not ready for national leadership

| April 16, 2015 | Reply
Pence not ready for national leadership

Governor Mike Pence has seriously bungled his attempts to be considered a serious presidential or vice presidential candidate. In spite of just having signed SB 101 , The Religious Freedom Law, which was passed by his political super party majority, the governor was unable to answer a question repeated six times on an ABC Sunday […]

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Sexism, racism take toll on black women’s health

| April 16, 2015 | Reply
Sexism, racism take toll on black women’s health

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)–The effects of living in a patriarchal, racist society measurably erode black women’s physical and mental well being, an emerging body of research finds. Over time, this steady drip of double-discrimination can lead to higher maternal mortality and lower birth weight rates, hypertension and heart disease, aggressive cancers, […]

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New Zion to open Wellness Center

| April 16, 2015 | Reply
New Zion to open Wellness Center

FORT WAYNE—The congregation of New Zion Tabernacle, 1835 Spring St., is scheduled to hold a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony at 2 p.m., April 19 at their new Wellness Center. The center is designed to address the whole person- mind, body and spirit “so that our community is healthy and living out our divine purpose,” […]

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Freedom Worship Center offers ‘Comforting Time for Those Left Behind’

| April 16, 2015 | Reply
Freedom Worship Center offers ‘Comforting Time for Those Left Behind’

FORT WAYNE—Freedom Worship Center, 5821 S Anthony Blvd. (Inside the League for The Blind) is scheduled to present their Fourth Annual Mother to Mother Luncheon at 11 a.m., April 25. The theme for the Mothers Day Event luncheon is  “A Comforting Time for Those Left Behind,” presented in hope of providing comfort for those experiencing […]

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Famed local sportscaster Kent Hormann recreates classic Central play by play

| April 15, 2015 | Reply
Famed local sportscaster Kent Hormann recreates classic Central play by play

By Bryant Rozier Note: The Central High All-Year Blowout of 2015 jumps off on April 25 at the McMillen Park Community Center, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. For all festival inquires, visit  www.centralhighschoolfest.com or call the African/African American Historical Society Museum (AAAHSM) at (260) 420-0765. Like their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/CentralHighSchoolFest.This next article about Central […]

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Business Profile on Quantina Lake, travel agent, event planner

| April 15, 2015 | 1 Reply
Business Profile on Quantina Lake, travel agent, event planner

By Jeanie Summerville 1.)  What is your profession and how long have you been in business? I’m the owner of Eventfulmoments Travel Agency and Event Planning Service.  I’ve been in business since last year but I’ve been providing these same services for five years. 2.)  Where are you located and what are your hours? I’m […]

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The quest for true equality

| April 15, 2015 | Reply
The quest for true equality

By Raynard Jackson During the past two weeks, Americans have lost their minds regarding the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) that was passed and signed into law by Indiana governor, Mike Pence.  My readers know I do not support homosexual marriage or the homosexual agenda of being legally protected as a class based on their […]

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