Tag: al sharpton

Watch Larry Lee’s tribute to the Rev. Carlton Lynch

Watch Larry Lee’s tribute to the Rev. Carlton Lynch

| September 29, 2015

Video by Eric Hackley

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So you are a leader then why aren’t you leading?

So you are a leader then why aren’t you leading?

| September 28, 2015

By Brother KC Special to Frost Illustrated We are living in a society where there is all kind of fighting going on. Black on black crime, police brutality, Republicans versus Democrats, and having some of our own citizens constantly trying to undermine our president are just a few of the problems we face today. This […]

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The Hackley Report: Notes from the Rev. Carlton Lynch leadership coronation—keynote address by the Rev. Al Sharpton

The Hackley Report: Notes from the Rev. Carlton Lynch leadership coronation—keynote address by the Rev. Al Sharpton

| September 28, 2015

By Eric D. Hackley  Notes from the Sept. 21, Fort Wayne news conference with the Rev. Al Sharpton  Brett Thomas WANE-TV NewsChannel 15:  I wanted to ask you about the National Action Network. Sharpton: We have chapters in 102 cities that deal with civil rights, urban violence and economic issues in terms of finding jobs and […]

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The Rev. Al Sharpton’s complete speech and sermon

The Rev. Al Sharpton’s complete speech and sermon

| September 25, 2015

By Eric Hackley Editor’s note: On Sept. 21, noted civil rights activist, news talk television host and minister the Rev. Al Sharpton visited Fort Wayne at the invitation of local activist the Rev. Carlton Lynch. The accompanying video shot by veteran producer, reporter and writer Eric D. Hackley contains the Rev. Sharpton’s full presentation to […]

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Watch the Rev. Al Sharpton’s Fort Wayne news conference

Watch the Rev. Al Sharpton’s Fort Wayne news conference

| September 22, 2015

The Rev. Al Sharpton visited Come As You Are Community Church, 7910 S Anthony Blvd., Sept. 21 and answered questions about his work in civil rights.

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Activist Sharpton comes to town

Activist Sharpton comes to town

| September 7, 2015

Does Fort Wayne need outside black leadership? By Eric D. Hackley Well known civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton is scheduled to speak at 7 p.m. on Sept. 21 at Come As You Are Community Church, 7910 S Anthony Blvd. I spoke with the Rev. Carlton Lynch and Wayne Township Trustee Richard Stevenson Sr. […]

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Pastor, First Lady Payton to be honored at Come As You Are; the Rev. Al Sharpton also set to visit

Pastor, First Lady Payton to be honored at Come As You Are; the Rev. Al Sharpton also set to visit

| August 20, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Pastor Anthony and First Lady Sandy Payton of Come As You Are Community Church, located at 7910 S. Anthony Blvd., are scheduled to be honored by the congregation on Sept. 12 and Sept. 13 for their 20 years of dedicated service. At 5:30 p.m., Sept. 12, there will be a fashion show, fellowship and […]

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A glorious celebration for the life of Dr. Ben

A glorious celebration for the life of Dr. Ben

| April 18, 2015

By Herb Boyd Special to the NNPA from the New York Amsterdam News While there is no dismissing the glorious encomiums for the late Dr. Yosef A.A. ben-Jochannan—and they were as full of praise as the many dispensers—the priceless item at his more than three-hour funeral service at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in Harlem was […]

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President meets with black civil rights, political, religious leaders

President meets with black civil rights, political, religious leaders

| March 13, 2015

By Shantella Y. Sherman Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper President Obama recently met with African-American civil rights and faith leaders to provide an update on the administration’s priorities as described in the State of the Union. The meeting was also an opportunity to have a dialogue with the leaders about the issues […]

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A question of 21 times

A question of 21 times

| January 28, 2015

By Bill Fletcher Jr. NNPA Columnist I find it very unsettling to hear police officers discuss how they believe that BlackLivesMatter protesters and certain politicians, e.g., NYC Mayor de Blasio, are either unsympathetic to their plight or, worse, provoking violence. Ever since the murder of two NYC police officers, there has been a concerted effort […]

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