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Spotlight on Angelica Robinson of Channel 15 News

Spotlight on Angelica Robinson of Channel 15 News

| October 7, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It pleases me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because for quite sometime, she’s been bringing us the News on Wane TV, Channel 15 and she’s doing a wonderful job getting to the point while showing some compassion—and, I like that.  So at this time, we bring her […]

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Spotlight on Phoenix Manor doing it in style

Spotlight on Phoenix Manor doing it in style

| October 5, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Check this out: On Sunday, Sept. 17,I attended A Sparkling Evening of Dinner and Entertainment Event at Phoenix Manor senior living facility, located at 2330 Bowser Ave. I had a ball.  The food was delicious, as always, and consisted of rib eye or chicken breast, baked potato, broccoli or […]

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We must have new Poor People’s Campaign, Moral Revival

We must have new Poor People’s Campaign, Moral Revival

| October 4, 2017

By Bishop William J. Barber II (President, Repairers of the Breach) Channeling the incisive analysis of our best historians, TaNehisi Coates cut through the talking points of political pundits recently to name Donald Trump America’s “First “white” president.” Writing for The Atlantic, the National Book Award recipient made clear how there could be no Donald […]

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Akwaba—‘Welcome’

Akwaba—‘Welcome’

| October 4, 2017

Black Quakers fellowship in Ghana By Paul Ricketts Contributor Writer Founded in 1991, the Fellowship of Friends of African Descent was formed out of  “a desire that Quakers of African descent know each other.” At the August 2016 Fellowship gathering in Philadelphia, the organization reaffirmed its purpose to uplift Quakers of African descent around the […]

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Prince Hall Masons display African American legacy of unity, work, progress

Prince Hall Masons display African American legacy of unity, work, progress

| September 25, 2017

By S3˙ Thomas Special to Frost Illustrated A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of driving my father to Kansas City to a National Masonic Convention. I was floored by the quantity and variety of people of color with whom I came in contact! I met and rubbed shoulders with all walks of life […]

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NNPA celebrates living legacy of Dick Gregory

NNPA celebrates living legacy of Dick Gregory

| September 15, 2017

The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) pauses to express our heartfelt condolences to the family of Dick Gregory, and to express forthrightly on the public record our profound and enduring love, respect, and salute to the living legacy of Dick Gregory. At no time in our 400-year travail and struggle for freedom, justice and equality […]

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Judge relents, mistrial declared in Cosby sex assault case

Judge relents, mistrial declared in Cosby sex assault case

| June 19, 2017

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) NORRISTOWN—Saturday morning, Montgomery County Judge Steven T. O’Neill finally bent to the will of the jury and declared a mistrial in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case. “The legacy remains intact,” said Andrew Wyatt, the longtime spokesman for the legendary entertainer. “For Gloria Allred and all those other lawyers, […]

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Fired FBI Director Comey testifies, says Trump lied

Fired FBI Director Comey testifies, says Trump lied

| June 19, 2017

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) During dramatic testimony before the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, James Comey, the former director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the nation’s top law enforcement official, called President Donald Trump a liar five times and told 17 U.S. senators and the nation, that he was […]

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Passing of Eric Hackley represents irreplaceable loss for community

Passing of Eric Hackley represents irreplaceable loss for community

| June 19, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Every time someone leaves this world, there is a loss felt in some quarter. But, the recent passing of one local community icon has left nearly everyone stunned across the Summit City. On June 7, word started circulating that Eric D. Hackley had passed away. All throughout the community, people were in disbelief. For […]

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Race or love gone bad: 15-year-old assaulted in what NAACP says is possible hate crime

Race or love gone bad: 15-year-old assaulted in what NAACP says is possible hate crime

| June 19, 2017

“Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.”—Old English proverb Editor’s note and warning: The following story contains explicit language that can be deemed unsuitable for younger readers. Also, several juvenile names have been shielded to comply with privacy laws dealing with reporting on juveniles who might be involved in a criminal justice proceeding. NEW […]

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