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Browns celebrate 65 years of marriage

| June 25, 2015
Browns celebrate 65 years of marriage

FORT WAYNE—One of the city’s most venerable couples is scheduled to mark 65 years of love and holy matrimony this month. Waymon Brown Jr. and J. Synovia Weldon were married on June 23, 1950 in Benham, Ky. They will be celebrating their union of 65 years with a private celebration on June 28, 2015. The […]

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The legacy continues

| June 25, 2015
The legacy continues

FORT WAYNE—Come Join the Celebration was the theme of the Installation of Pastor Karen Staton, now receiving the mantle of senior pastor at Destiny Life Center Church, formally Victory Fellowship Church of God at 3601 Warsaw St.  Pastor Karen Staton’s brother, Warren Staton Jr. pastored for 14 years with church founders—his father, who passed away in […]

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Faith, nation must be based on accurate information

| June 25, 2015
Faith, nation must be based on accurate information

“For now, the prevailing question is not why, but how long?  It’s not the depth of distress that makes for weariness; it’s the duration thereof.  If I’m caught in the throes of pain and perplexity, I want to believe that my suffering will be temporary and transitory.  But if it lingers, if it stretches out, […]

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Don’t take your joy away!

| June 25, 2015
Don’t take your joy away!

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart The world is full of tragedy and sadness. The events of late have brought a damper to the overall psyche of most individuals with hearts of compassion. The calamity that I’m referring to and that brought tears to my eyes was that of the murdering of the nine individuals at […]

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Deas… remedies

| June 24, 2015
Deas… remedies

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. When all is said and done, try Deas remedies: The following remedies have been shown in many cases to heal as well as cure many medical conditions that are not always found in medical textbooks. They are old time, well tested remedies which have come down through the ages by […]

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Chickenpox revisited (shingles)

| June 24, 2015
Chickenpox revisited (shingles)

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D.MPH When I was a kid, growing up in Brooklyn, N.Y., It seemed like everyone got that viral disease known as “chickenpox.” It was a welcome condition that allowed you to stay home from school and be relieved of the scratching that it caused. Sometimes the scratching was so intense that […]

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Obituaries: June 24-30 Edition

| June 24, 2015
Obituaries: June 24-30 Edition

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What part of Democracy are Republicans afraid of?

| June 24, 2015
What part of Democracy are Republicans afraid of?

Lee A. Daniels By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist   It’s not too soon to ask a critical question of citizens of voting age who tend to vote for Democratic candidates: Do you think you’ll be allowed to vote in 2016? The Republican Party in numerous states across the country has been working hard to […]

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Fox New, AP also abused black youth

| June 23, 2015
Fox New, AP also abused black youth

George E. Curry By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Fox News blowhards will never admit that in covering the racially-charged swimming pool incident in McKinney, Texas, they blew it. But, that’s exactly what they did. And rather than acknowledge that they went overboard in defending the misconduct of the police officer involved – conduct that […]

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ornette-buddha blues

| June 23, 2015
ornette-buddha blues

ornette-buddha blues © omowale-ketu oladuwa morning song[1] no need to explain, seeing all words need the say, lead to pray, preach, postulate, and all other such form of inaction blunting movement sound thru space yet sound, free space peace, the ever of lasting move the already been said to godspace, creative lite, day, moon rising […]

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