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Black feminist festival stirs outrage over black-only program

Black feminist festival stirs outrage over black-only program

(GIN)—An “Afro-feminist” event has come under fierce fire from racist and anti-racist organizations who say that its upcoming affair, planned for Paris this summer, is anti-white, discriminatory or at best a mistake. Even some of their traditional allies such as SOS Racisme have piled on against the Nyansapo Festival. Socialist Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo […]

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Obituaries: May 31-June 6, 2017 Edition

| May 31, 2017
Obituaries: May 31-June 6, 2017 Edition

Marva L. (Bynum) Isabell, 75, of Fort Wayne, passed away Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Arrangements by Ellis Funeral Home. Carol L. Young, 70, passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2017, at St Joseph Hospital, Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, Carol worked as a school bus driver with Fort Wayne Community Schools for 15 years, until […]

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Man found shot in alley

| May 31, 2017
Man found shot in alley

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 4:35 p.m., May 29, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2300 block of East Pontiac Street in reference to a shooting. Dispatch received several calls from citizens reporting a male in the alley was yelling for help. Officers arrived on scene and located the adult male victim lying […]

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Unpleasant suprise unveiled for west Africans in U.S.—you’re deported

Unpleasant suprise unveiled for west Africans in U.S.—you’re deported

(GIN)—Ghanaians who have overstayed their U.S. visas are facing a new Trump administration push to deport hundreds or thousands of Africans including those from countries stricken by the Ebola epidemic in 2014. That was the message from the U.S. Ambassador to Ghana Robert Jackson, in an interview with Ghana’s Starr FM Online earlier this year. […]

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Nigeria’s abducted girls reunited with parents at last

Nigeria’s abducted girls reunited with parents at last

(GIN)—Weeping, sobbing, embracing, singing – the abducted girls from Chibok, Nigeria, were finally reunited with their mothers, fathers, and other relatives after three years in Boko Haram captivity. The girls were freed from captivity on May 7 after negotiations between the Nigerian government and the extremist group and a swap of 82 girls for five […]

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Nigeria’s five wealthiest men could end poverty in that country—OXFAM

Nigeria’s five wealthiest men could end poverty in that country—OXFAM

(GIN)—A new report by the anti-poverty group Oxfam International paints a devastating picture of economic inequality, finding that the combined wealth of five of the richest Nigerians—put at $29.9 billion—could end extreme poverty in their country yet millions face starvation in the country’s north east with no relief in sight. The report, “Inequality in Nigeria” […]

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Malian ‘cardinal of peace’ is elevated by pope

Malian ‘cardinal of peace’ is elevated by pope

(GIN)—Bishop Jean Zerbo of Bamako, Mali, is one of five men from four continents elevated by Pope Francis to the College of Cardinals. The move continues the pope’s practice of adding men from the peripheries of the Catholic word to the body that will elect his successor. In choosing the five clerics, the Argentine pope […]

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Obituaries: May 24-30, 2017 Edition

| May 24, 2017
Obituaries: May 24-30, 2017 Edition

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Obituaries: May 10-16, 2017 Edition

| May 10, 2017
Obituaries: May 10-16, 2017 Edition

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Two critical after street racing, road rage incident

| May 10, 2017
Two critical after street racing, road rage incident

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 7:45 p.m., April 25, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a vehicle crash with injuries at the intersection of Maplecrest Road and Parrot Road. Officers arrived on scene and determined a passenger car and motorcycle were involved in the crash.  The male/adult driver of the motorcycle and female/adult passenger […]

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