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2014: Unfair and unbalanced media

| January 7, 2015
2014: Unfair and unbalanced media

Fox downplaying, ignoring white, right-wing cop killers By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Fox News, which mislabels itself as “fair and balanced,” was anything but in 2014, according to MediaMatters.org, the independent media watchdog group. The way that the right-wing network covered the deaths of police officers in 2014 is a case in point. “The […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! God hears your silent tears

| January 7, 2015
Rev. Stewart Speaks! God hears your silent tears

“Silent tears from the inside of your heart, When no one knows but you, What you’re going through, When your friends don’t understand, Then it’s all in God’s hands, God hears your silent tears, God hears, Your silent tears” Bishop Larry Trotter is known for the words of the song above called “Silent Tears.” The […]

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Video: Eric Hackley interviews Mrs. King on good credit

| January 7, 2015
Video: Eric Hackley interviews Mrs. King on good credit

In my years of being in business, Mrs. King has the highest credit scores that I have ever seen. In this interview, Mrs. King shares her philosophical insights into how she lives comfortably and basically stress free, knowing that creditors and banks are lined up anxiously waiting to loan her whatever amount of money she wants.

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MLK Jr. Club Inc. Santa On Tour Day brings joy to area children

| January 6, 2015
MLK Jr. Club Inc. Santa On Tour Day brings joy to area children

By Clifford Buttram Jr. FORT WAYNE—The MLK Jr. Club Inc. conducted its 18th Annual Santa on Tour event at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA on Dec. 13. The event is an annual cornerstone for the MLK Club as it strives to strengthen its commitment to community service and support and help to project the Dr. Martin Luther […]

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Where’s ‘Black Justice’ in Fort Wayne?

| January 6, 2015
Where’s ‘Black Justice’ in Fort Wayne?

  By Eric D. Hackley In this instance, I am not questioning the absence of Justice for Black people in Fort Wayne, Indiana and America. I’m asking a question of, where’s the Brother who was holding the protest sign indicating the need for “Black Justice.” This gentleman had some very legitimate concerns that should be […]

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IIWWMS announces workshops, presentations

| January 6, 2015
IIWWMS announces workshops, presentations

FORT WAYNE—It Is Well With My Soul is scheduled to host a number of events and presentations including: ● A webinar on its Racial Identity Development Series entitled Pedagogy of White Exposure and Racial Identity Development. Dr. Ruby Cain, assistant professor of Adult and Community Education, director of M.A. Degree Programs in Adult & Community Education Program […]

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VA invites veterans, families, public to Fort Wayne ‘Town Hall’

| January 6, 2015

FORT WAYNE—VA Northern Indiana Health Care System has scheduled “Town Hall” for Veterans, families and the public FOR 4 p.m., Jan. 12, in the auditorium of the Fort Wayne VA Campus, 2121 Lake Ave. The Town Hall meeting is design to give people an opportunity  to speak with key leaders of VA Northern Indiana Health […]

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Listen to the elders

| January 6, 2015
Listen to the elders

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Oliver Manning, my patient, was short in stature but had a giant heart and mind. I took care of this wonderful man and his wife for many years. Before age took over his memory, he shared many instructive poems that I often heard him recite. As you read the following poem […]

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Innocent blacks, white cops—all lives are valuable

| January 6, 2015
Innocent blacks, white cops—all lives are valuable

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Rafael Ramos had been a school security guard before he joined the New York City Police Department two years ago. Ramos, 40, was married and had two children. The youngest child, Jaden, 13, fondly remembered his dad on Facebook and Twitter, describing his dad as “the best father I could […]

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Fort Wayne Black History Conversations: Mrs. King and financial liberation

| January 2, 2015
Fort Wayne Black History Conversations: Mrs. King and financial liberation

By Eric D. Hackley I recently had a very interesting conversation with Mrs. King, a Central High School graduate and retiree from the Indiana State Development Center, commonly known as State School. This is what she had to say: ERIC HACKLEY: Mrs. King many of us folks with a history in Fort Wayne know about […]

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