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Rev. Stewart Speaks: I was rejected—for this?

| October 14, 2014
Rev. Stewart Speaks: I was rejected—for this?

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart In the song “Above All” by Michael W. Smith, the stanzas that stand out to me say this: “Crucified, Laid behind the stone, you lived to die, rejected and alone; Like a rose trampled on the ground, you took the fall, and thought of me, Above all.” The image of […]

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The Rev. Gregory Guice returns to city to conduct Hebrew mysteries workshop with the Rev. Steven McAfee

| October 14, 2014
The Rev. Gregory Guice returns to city to conduct Hebrew mysteries workshop with the Rev. Steven McAfee

FORT WAYNE—Pastor Gregory Guice of Detroit Unity Temple and the Rev. Steven McAfee are scheduled to present a workshop on Sacred Hebrew Mysteries, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 19 at Unity of Fort Wayne Spiritual Center, 3232 Crescent Ave. The two are scheduled to present the kabbalistic teachings explaining that “GOD is […]

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NAACP candidate interviews scheduled for Oct. 15

| October 14, 2014

FORT WAYNE—John Ellis, chair of the Nomination Committee of  the Fort Wayne/Allen County NAACP Nomination Committee will be holding candidate interviews from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., Oct. 15 at the Downtown Public Library for anyone interested in being considered for nomination as an officer or at-large member of the Executive Committee. The Nominating Committee […]

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Spotlight on Toni Irby and the beauty of Upgrade Hair Salon

| October 10, 2014
Spotlight on Toni Irby and the beauty of Upgrade Hair Salon

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? All always, I hope that all is well with you and yours and that, you’re enjoying yourselves on our journey of love by feeling the joy, beauty, happiness and having some form of peace of mind, as we get to know one another better. On that note, did you […]

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World Bank in bid to put Lagos water in private hands

| October 9, 2014
World Bank in bid to put Lagos water in private hands

(GIN)—As Detroit fights to end a punishing wave of water shutoffs sparked by a payment crisis six years in the making, a bid by the World Bank could put Lagos, Nigeria, in similar straits. Word of a still hush-hush plan to sell off the Lagos water utility to profit-seeking owners reached the ears of Nigerian […]

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Lindsays celebrate 50th wedding anniversary: A living testament to the power, importance of marriage

| October 9, 2014
Lindsays celebrate 50th wedding anniversary: A living testament to the power, importance of marriage

By Dr. Robin Newburn Special to Frost Illustrated I would like to publicly congratulate my parents, Wayman and Judy Lindsay, on their recent 50th wedding anniversary, which they celebrated last month. This is a wonderful milestone in life, which few couples, it seems, are privileged to celebrate. My parents are now part of an elite […]

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Holder’s legacy: No coward on race

| October 9, 2014
Holder’s legacy: No coward on race

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist After being confirmed as the nation’s first African American U.S. attorney general, Eric H. Holder Jr. wasted little time putting everyone on notice that he would not tip-toe around the volatile subject of race. “Though this nation has proudly thought of itself as an ethnic melting pot, in things […]

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‘Creative resistance’ protests planned for ‘anti-poor’ development confab

| October 8, 2014
‘Creative resistance’ protests planned for ‘anti-poor’ development confab

(GIN)–Farmers, indigenous peoples and other social justice groups will be taking to the streets this week in 10 cities, calling for an end to ruinous business-driven development plans for poor countries around the world. According to the “Our Land Our Business” campaign, millions of people are being thrown off their land because large corporations have […]

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Verizon announces community HopeLine drive to honor domestic violence survivors

| October 8, 2014
Verizon announces community HopeLine drive to honor domestic violence survivors

Collection proceeds pledged to YWCA Northeast Indiana FORT WAYNE—Some might call it a hotline but for many, it’s a lifeline that lives to its name—a HopeLine. And, thanks to a partnership between a visionary human service agency, community-minded business and a caring political leader, that program will be able to spread even more hope. On Oct. […]

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NFL case sparks debate on spanking

| October 8, 2014
NFL case sparks debate on spanking

By Jazelle Hunt Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)–As the NFL’s 2014 season warms up, Minnesota Vikings running back, Adrian Peterson, prepares to face charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child. A week prior, news surfaced that he had spanked his four-year-old son with a switch, resulting in major bruises and lacerations on his legs, […]

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