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Baltimore: We have been here before

| May 4, 2015
Baltimore: We have been here before

By Jesse L. Jackson Sr. NNPA Columnist Now it is Baltimore. There, Freddie Gray, a black man, was stopped on the street, pinned to the ground, dragged to the back of a police wagon and died in police custody. Six officers were suspended. The mayor promised justice. But, the city erupted in non-violent demonstrations that […]

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People of faith must do more than pray

| May 4, 2015
People of faith must do more than pray

By Barbara T. Baylor, MPH When someone I know shares their personal troubles with me, I must confess that at times I have responded “I’ll be praying for you and your family.” You have probably heard this trite statement many times, perhaps you have used it. We realize that this catchphrase is no excuse for […]

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Death row’s other killers

| May 4, 2015
Death row’s other killers

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Glenn Ford, 64, convicted of murder in 1984, spent a quarter-century on the death row of Louisiana’s notorious Angola prison before his conviction was overturned and he was freed last year. Anthony Ray Hinton, 58, convicted of murder in 1983, spent 30 years on Alabama’s death row before his […]

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Three white, three black police officers charged in death of Freddie Gray

| May 4, 2015
Three white, three black police officers charged in death of Freddie Gray

BALTIMORE—Protesters in Baltimore were jubilant, yet tempered with a somberness over the weekend. On Friday, May 1, State Attorney for the City of Baltimore Marilyn J. Mosby announced that the six Baltimore police officers—three white and three black—who were involved in the arrest, transportation and subsequent death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray have been charged with […]

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Come As You Are to host Mothers Day program with Dawn Rosemond, Esq.

| May 3, 2015
Come As You Are to host Mothers Day program with Dawn Rosemond, Esq.

FORT WAYNE—Dawn Westfield Rosemond, Esq is the scheduled Mothers Day Speaker at the weekend worship service at Come As You Are Community Church,7910 S. Anthony Blvd., at 10 a.m., Sunday May 10. The theme for the service is “Real Moms In A Real World—Not Forgotten By God!” Rosemond is a partner in the law firm […]

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Business Profile: Cornelius Grant of Busy Bee Janitorial Cleaning

| May 2, 2015
Business Profile: Cornelius Grant of Busy Bee Janitorial Cleaning

By Jeanie Summerville Cornelius Grant is the owner of Busy Bee Janitorial Cleaning and she can be reached via her business telephone number (260) 515-6169 or email at cornelius.grant@hotmail.com 1.)  What is your profession and how long have you been in this profession? We’re a professional janitorial cleaning service that has been serving thegreater Fort […]

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Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March

| May 1, 2015
Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March

By Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. NNPA Columnist On Oct. 16, we will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March. In the subsequent two decades black Americans have experienced great triumphs, tragedies and tribulations. This anniversary of the Million Man March will have a special meaning and significance for Black America and all who […]

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Emotional triggers

| May 1, 2015
Emotional triggers

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Emotional:  Definition:  Abandonment, forsaken, destitute, depleted, drained, exhausted, empty-headed. “By starving emotions, we become humorless, rigid and stereotyped; by repressing them, we become literal, reformatory and holier- than thou; encouraged, they perfumed life; discouraged they poison it.”—Joseph Collins, 1866-1950 American Neurologist. “No soul is desolate as long as there is […]

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Who can we turn to politically?

| May 1, 2015
Who can we turn to politically?

James Clingman By James Clingman NNPA Columnist “Who can I turn to, when nobody needs me? My heart wants to know, and so I must go where destiny leads me.” Listening to an old album by the Temptations, “In a Mellow Mood,” made me think about the political trick-bag black folks are in now that […]

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Fort Wayne Urban League Guild Scholarship Ball a success

| April 30, 2015
Fort Wayne Urban League Guild Scholarship Ball a success

By Sheila Campbell Special to Frost Illustrated Fort Wayne Urban League Guild hosted our Annual Masquerade Ball scholarship fundraiser on Saturday, April 25 at Link’s Wonderland. The net proceeds raised from this event directly support scholarships to high school seniors in the Fort Wayne, Allen County area. The Guilders was honored to have Angel Suttle […]

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