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Are you having fun with today’s politics?

| September 2, 2015
Are you having fun with today’s politics?

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist “I’ll see your two blacks and raise you two more.” The vast majority of the news is centered on politics, specifically, the 2016 presidential race, which is 14 months away. Black people are being sucked under by a whirlpool of nonsense on TV news outlets, newspaper and magazine commentaries, lectures […]

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Spotlight on United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

| September 2, 2015
Spotlight on United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It pleases me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because UNCF Scholarship program reception that honors scholarship recipients took place Aug. 27 at Indiana Tech Law School and I was in attendance so we could bring this event to you.  But before that, you’ll get a little background […]

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Obituaries: September 2-8 Edition

| September 2, 2015
Obituaries: September 2-8 Edition

Jimmie Lee Morrison, 66, died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015.

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South end McDonald’s marks expansion

| September 2, 2015
South end McDonald’s marks expansion

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National NAACP’s Shelton spearheads organization’s federal policy advocacy

| September 2, 2015
National NAACP’s Shelton spearheads organization’s federal policy advocacy

FORT WAYNE—One of the National NAACP’s top officials is scheduled to visit Fort Wayne early next month as part of local NAACP fundraising and community awareness efforts. Hilary 0. Shelton, director to the NAACP’s Washington Bureau and senior vice president for Advocacy and Policy., is the scheduled guest speaker for the NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County […]

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I want to be ready when He comes…

| September 2, 2015
I want to be ready when He comes…

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Have you ever needed to pick someone up from someplace? As the driver, sometimes I find myself frustrated when the person needing a ride isn’t prepared when I arrive. Perhaps I should exercise a little more patience, but the reality is, waiting in a pet-peeve of mine. As a person […]

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A healing community ministry

| September 1, 2015
A healing community ministry

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UN experts say violence likely for foreseeable future in South Sudan

| September 1, 2015
UN experts say violence likely for foreseeable future in South Sudan

(GIN)—A U.N. panel of experts has warned that violence will likely “remain a feature of South Sudanese life for the foreseeable future” even if warring parties agree to end their conflict. The experts shared their views with the Security Council last week. They described South Sudan as an arms bazaar, with sophisticated weapons from outside […]

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Pesticide-tainted food prompts EU ban on Nigerian exports

| September 1, 2015
Pesticide-tainted food prompts EU ban on Nigerian exports

(GIN)—The European Union’s Rapid Alert System for food says it has detected excessive levels of chemical contaminants in Nigerian food exports. These include beans, melon seeds, sweet potatoes, cashew kernels, dried fish and meat, peanut chips, nutmeg, soft drinks and sesame seeds. The discovery prompted the EU to ban the import of these foods until […]

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Kenya scores big in Beijing while South Africa faces new claims of rugby racism

| September 1, 2015
Kenya scores big in Beijing while South Africa faces new claims of rugby racism

(GIN)—Kenya claimed its first overall title—topping Jamaica and the U.S.—at the just-ended World Championships in Athletics held in Beijing. Kenya led the medal standing, picking up seven gold, six silver and three bronze. Jamaica was in second place with seven gold, two silver and three bronze followed by the U.S. winning six of each. Russia, […]

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