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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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Arrest made in Big Al’s robbery, homicide

| April 15, 2015 | Reply
Arrest made in Big Al’s robbery, homicide

FORT WAYNE—Police officials recently announced that they have made an arrest in a high profile murder case that occurred late last year outside a local business. On April 10, Fort Wayne police officials issued a statement saying that FWPD homicide detectives, with the assistance from the department’s Gang and Violent Crime Unit, have arrested 26 […]

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Obituaries: April 15-21 Edition

| April 15, 2015 | Reply
Obituaries: April 15-21 Edition

 

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‘Religious freedom’ scams

| April 15, 2015 | Reply
‘Religious freedom’ scams

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Pity the poor, put-upon anti-gay bigots. Worried by recent steady march of federal court decisions advancing the right of gays and lesbians to marry, forces in Arkansas and Indiana tried to copy the Supreme Court majority’s flim-flam maneuver of last year in the Hobby Lobby case: By asserting a […]

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Black Barbershop Initiative provides free screenings, raises awareness

| April 15, 2015 | Reply
Black Barbershop Initiative provides free screenings, raises awareness

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Commission on African American Males in conjunction with the Indiana Commission on the Social Status of Black Males (ICSSBM) hosted the fifth annual Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative on Saturday, April 11, at 10 barbershops throughout Fort Wayne. Volunteer nurses, nursing students and community volunteers were stationed at each barbershop location […]

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