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Ministerial Alliance to host Baccalaureate ceremony at Pilgrim Baptist

| May 12, 2015
Ministerial Alliance to host Baccalaureate ceremony at Pilgrim Baptist

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Ministerial Alliance Scholarship Foundation is scheduled to host its first City-Wide Baccalaureate Ceremony at 4 p.m., May 17 at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1331 Gay St. The ceremony is designed to honor the city’s graduating high school seniors. The foundation also awards scholarships to students who have excelled in various academic arenas. […]

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THE RELIGION CORNER: The thrill is gone

| May 10, 2015
THE RELIGION CORNER: The thrill is gone

By Lyndia Grant Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer “And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.”—Galatians 6:9-10 (KJV) How many of us quit trying to reach our goal because we get tired? Time is most likely the worst enemy of enthusiasm. […]

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Hope for the future

| May 8, 2015
Hope for the future

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart On this week, my twin sister posted something rather interesting onto my personal Facebook page. She posted an article that discussed a woman who wanted to be buried with a fork in her hand. If you are like me, you probably wondered what in the world the article could be […]

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Woman arrested on meth charges

| May 8, 2015
Woman arrested on meth charges

FORT WAYNE—Shortly before 10 a.m., May 1, officers of the Fort Wayne Police Department Emergency Services Team and detectives of the Fort Wayne Police Department Vice and Narcotics Division served a search warrant the 2600 block of Scotswolde Drive as part of an investigation into the manufacturing of methamphetamines. As a result of the search, […]

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Lafayette Marathon robbed; suspects caught on video

| May 8, 2015
Lafayette Marathon robbed; suspects caught on video

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects captured in  surveillance photos during a recent robbery. According to a report, police officers responded to 4226 S. Lafayette St. in reference to an initially unknown problem. Upon arrival, officers were told that an armed robbery had occurred at the Marathon […]

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Baltimore and the dynamic of racial déjà vu

| May 8, 2015
Baltimore and the dynamic of racial déjà vu

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist “It is one measure of the depth and insidiousness of American racism that the nation ignores the rage of the rejected–until it explodes… The wonder is that here have been so few riots, that [black Americans] generally are law-abiding in a world where the law itself has seemed an […]

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Baltimore: Another horror movie re-run

| May 8, 2015
Baltimore: Another horror movie re-run

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist The movie we are watching in Baltimore is a re-run and a sequel. The price of admission has always been too high, but we continue to pay the exorbitant price, anyway. As the opening line in the old TV show, “Dragnet,” proclaimed, “The story you are about to see is […]

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Hundreds help clean up after Baltimore riots

| May 7, 2015
Hundreds help clean up after Baltimore riots

By Stacey M. Brown Special to the NNPA from The Baltimore Times BALTIMORE—Students from Morgan State University, local teachers, individuals who were out of school because of the closings and members of several fraternities methodically began cleaning the city after a violent night of rioting and looting. In all, about 3,000 individuals—many joining the efforts […]

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New AG meets with Baltimore leaders, police, activists

| May 7, 2015
New AG meets with Baltimore leaders, police, activists

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent [Compiled from Pool Reports] WASHINGTON (NNPA)–Keeping her promise to ensure, “both strength and fairness, for the protection of both the needs of victims and the rights of all” in the criminal justice system, Attorney General Loretta Lynch traveled to Baltimore May 5, to meet with city officials, law […]

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Day care, Second Chance shelter founder, entrepreneur, community advocate Lydia Early crosses over at 80

| May 7, 2015
Day care, Second Chance shelter founder, entrepreneur, community advocate Lydia Early crosses over at 80

God’s got a blessing, waiting for you, if you do all the things, that He told you to, be honest, faithful, kind-hearted and true, God’s got a blessing, waiting for you.—-God’s Got A Blessing, by Lee Williams and the Spiritual QC’s FORT WAYNE—Surrounded by her loving family, Lydia Mae Early went home to claim her […]

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