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Time for black Democrats to switch

| November 20, 2014
Time for black Democrats to switch

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist The midterm elections are over, the final numbers are in and they don’t look pretty if you’re a progressive. So, I am going to propose something our national African American leaders should have suggested a long time ago: It’s time for us to switch. No, not to the Republican […]

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Workshop, choir reunion, concert set for Greater Progressive

| November 20, 2014
Workshop, choir reunion, concert set for Greater Progressive

By Marcellus Barnes Sr., submitted by Dana Ellis Special to Frost Illustrated I am so excited about coming “home!” Yes, I was born in Evansville, Ind., but it was in Fort Wayne, at the age of 18, where Pastor Ternae T. Jordan Sr. gave me the opportunity to leave my nest in Evansville and I […]

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Midterm election lies and consequences

| November 19, 2014
Midterm election lies and consequences

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist One source of the widespread losses the Democratic Party suffered this month in the midterm elections can be traced to the Ebola crisis that began claiming numerous victims across the U.S. last month—a crisis many attributed to the managerial incompetence of President Obama for not preventing the disease’s appearance […]

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American Bullies enjoy piece of heaven in Fort Wayne

| November 18, 2014
American Bullies enjoy piece of heaven in Fort Wayne

By Chasiti Falls They say all dogs go to heaven. Well I have found a Fort Wayne gentleman who is creating a heaven on earth for American Bully dogs and the area’s young people. In reality, this Christian man is a trendsetter for the Midwest area dog lovers and handlers. Andrew Woodson and I go […]

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Spotlight on Jeffrey Griffin of Griffin’s Bar-B-Que & Catering

| November 18, 2014
Spotlight on Jeffrey Griffin of Griffin’s Bar-B-Que & Catering

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It’s getting cold outside, so I hope all of you, have that special someone to snuggle up with when you feel like snuggling, in the name of love, as we travel on our journey to get to know one another better.  On that note, I’d like for you to […]

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Contras and drugs, three decades later

| November 15, 2014
Contras and drugs, three decades later

By Carmelo Ruiz-Marrero Special to the NNPA from The Final Call “On Oct. 10, 1998, the New York Times ran a piece attacking Webb’s credibility while acknowledging, as if it were a minor detail, that Contra drug dealing was worse than the newspaper had originally estimated.” In late 1986, Washington was rocked by revelations that […]

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Improved quality of Medicare plans and steady premiums are great news as Open Enrollment begins

| November 15, 2014

By Marilyn Tavenner, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Administrator Fall is a wonderful time of year. Changing leaves. Cooler weather. It’s also the season for people with Medicare to review their current Medicare coverage, as Medicare Open Enrollment begins. As we prepare for Medicare Open Enrollment, which began on Oct. 15 and ends on Dec. 7, […]

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Open Letter to Northeast Indiana and Downtown Fort Wayne political and business leaders

| November 14, 2014
Open Letter to Northeast Indiana and Downtown Fort Wayne political and business leaders

By Eric D. Hackley Dear Visionaries, I can no longer maintain my silence concerning what looks like to me as a Northeast Indiana history re-write. I encourage everyone to go to www.neindiana.com/workshop/. Please read about their “Our-Story” Project. {Yes it’s called Our-Story} . In my opinion, this “project” as stated is dangerous, lacks substance, it is […]

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NAACP banquet: ‘All in for Justice and Equality’ Powers orchestrates beautiful banquet; board member Butler-McIntyre rocks the house

| November 13, 2014
NAACP banquet: ‘All in for Justice and Equality’ Powers orchestrates beautiful banquet; board member Butler-McIntyre rocks the house

Powers orchestrates beautiful Banquet; board member Butler-McIntyre rocks the house Uncut Special presentation—From time to time, Frost Illustrated exercises its commitment to present voices straight from the community. Oftentimes, those voices insist on getting across a totally uncensored message to preserve their cadence and context. In an effort to honor such voices, we offer the […]

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Zambian President Michael Sata to be buried

| November 12, 2014
Zambian President Michael Sata to be buried

(GIN)–Former president of Zambia, Michael Chilufya Sata, who passed away in a London hospital, lied in state for just over a week before being laid to rest on Nov. 11, the government announced. No information was given as to his illness. Born in 1937 and brought up in Mpika, Northern Province, the president-to- be worked […]

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