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Report: Blacks, Latinos still face housing discrimination in California

| September 8, 2016
Report: Blacks, Latinos still face housing discrimination in California

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Although many American families have modest financial means, there is nothing small about their hopes. Owning a home has long been an important part of the American Dream. Just as a college education can open doors to America’s middle class, a home is more than just where families […]

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HU’s nursing program awarded funding for White Coat Ceremony

| September 7, 2016
HU’s nursing program awarded funding for White Coat Ceremony

Nursing students to help with Parkview Health flu vaccinations HUNTINGTON—The Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APGF) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) announced that Huntington University is one of 50 nursing programs across the nation selected to receive funding to host a White Coat Ceremony. Developed to champion scientifically-sound, compassionate care, the APGF-AACN […]

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How to make a difference in our community

| September 7, 2016
How to make a difference in our community

Special to Frost Illustrated Fort Wayne is fortunate to have many nonprofit organizations that are doing an excellent job providing support and services in our community. But, these organizations cannot do it alone. Do you have a passion to help disadvantaged individuals, families, children, or seniors?  Do you have a skill that you want to […]

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Did U.S. ‘bully’ Cameroon to sacrifice pristine rainforests for agribusiness

| September 7, 2016
Did U.S. ‘bully’ Cameroon to sacrifice pristine rainforests for agribusiness

(GIN)—A new report by the Oakland Institute makes the claim that “bullying” by U.S. government officials may have played a critical role in the granting of nearly 20,000 hectares in Cameroon to a U.S. company. According to the non-profit Institute, the Herakles Farms’ palm oil project was full of problems—it violated national laws of Cameroon, […]

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Culinary tastes in China threaten vital donkey population

| September 7, 2016
Culinary tastes in China threaten vital donkey population

(GIN)—A three-fold increase in the export of African donkeys is threatening a way of life in Africa where they’re used for hauling goods and produce for market sale, plowing, tilling, weeding and harvesting. Niger has banned the export of donkeys, warning that the increased trade, mainly to Asian countries, is threatening its donkey population. “If […]

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It’s time for GOP to put veteran black Republicans back in game

| September 7, 2016
It’s time for GOP to put veteran black Republicans back in game

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Imagine the Chicago Bulls of the NBA during the early Michael Jordan years. He was their top draft pick in the 1984 NBA draft. Jordan’s early years were filled with many, lows before he experienced the joys of winning six NBA championships. During the Bulls’ down years, can […]

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Trump supporters think they’re on a reality show

| September 7, 2016
Trump supporters think they’re on a reality show

By Bill Fletcher Jr. (NNPA Newswire Columnist) There is something that I have found particularly odd in this election season and there have been many things that have been odd. There have been consistent media reports of interviews with supporters of Republican nominee Donald Trump that indicate that many of them do not take seriously […]

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UK Black Lives Matter tie up London airport over Africa’s climate crisis

| September 7, 2016
UK Black Lives Matter tie up London airport over Africa’s climate crisis

(GIN)—The UK-based Black Lives Matter group, which has shut down major traffic arteries over police brutality, took their cause to the London City airport this week over worsening climate conditions in Africa. Flights were cancelled after nine protesters from Black Lives Matter UK got on to the runway and chained themselves together. “Today’s BLM protest […]

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Time to ‘topple the tyrant’ says opposition leader after flawed polls

| September 7, 2016
Time to ‘topple the tyrant’ says opposition leader after flawed polls

(GIN)—Gabon’s disputed election challenged by the leader of the opposition has prompted a call to “topple the tyrant” as hundreds are disappeared in federal jails. The crackdown on citizen protests has even moved France, the former colonial power, to condemn the disappearance of some of its citizens holding dual citizenship. Post-election chaos has claimed at […]

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Mayor’s Commission to hold Teen Issues Safety Conference

| September 7, 2016
Mayor’s Commission to hold Teen Issues Safety Conference

FORT WAYNE—Mayor’s Commission on Domestic Violence, Rape and Sexual Harassment is scheduled to host its T.I.P.S.-Conference (Teen Issues-Protection and Safety) from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Sept. 24 at South Side High School, 3601 S. Calhoun St. The conference is free to any teen and/or parent to attend.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided along […]

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