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Paramedic could face disciplinary action over Instagram posting

Paramedic could face disciplinary action over Instagram posting

| December 23, 2014

By Larry Miller Special to the NNPA from The Philadelphia Tribune A Philadelphia Fire Department paramedic has apologized over the social media posting of a picture where two black men were pointing pistols at the head of a white police officer, but Fire Commissioner Derrick Sawyer told the Tribune disciplinary actions might be taken. The […]

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Technology and the continuing Civil Rights Movement

Technology and the continuing Civil Rights Movement

| December 12, 2014

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)–If Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. were alive and dreaming today, his “I Have a Dream” speech might be broadened to include technology equality along with racial parity, according to some civil rights activists. “Dr. King could not have predicted what was next. But, we now see what […]

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Blacks more active on certain social media sites

Blacks more active on certain social media sites

| November 1, 2014

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)–While black and white people have similar rates of Internet use, black people are slightly more plugged in to certain social media sites, where sharing life’s minutiae is the norm. “Social networks are a great way to stay connected with others, but you should be wary about how […]

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Doing a new thing

Doing a new thing

| September 14, 2014

By Pastor E.A. Deckard Special to the NNPA from The Houston Forward-Times “Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently. They’re not fond of rules. And they have no respect for the status quo. You can quote them, disagree […]

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Facebook fans respond to Tyrone Cato

| March 27, 2013

The following comments were posted on the Frost Facebook page in response to Brother Tyrone Cato’s commentary on violence in the community

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