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Black America’s resilience will keep us struggling forward

Black America’s resilience will keep us struggling forward

| December 1, 2016

By Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., President and CEO of the NNPA Nobody said that the road to freedom, justice and equality would be easy. In the wake of the results of the national elections across the United States, it is crystal clear that the aspirations, hopes and dreams of 47 million black Americans are neither […]

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Election won’t change anything until we vote with our wallets

Election won’t change anything until we vote with our wallets

| December 1, 2016

By Jim Clingman (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) By the time you read this, I trust you will have wiped away the slime and the grunge, regurgitated a few times, taken a good bath or shower, relentlessly scrubbed the stench from your bodies, and maybe even found it necessary to delouse, because the dirty, filthy, hateful, […]

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Arrest made in fatal hit and run accident

Arrest made in fatal hit and run accident

| December 1, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:35 p.m., Nov. 15, Fort Wayne police responded to the report of a multi vehicle accident in the intersection of Coliseum and Parnell Avenue. Once on scene, officers observed a four-vehicle crash with one of the drivers who was involved in cardiac arrest. That victim was transported from the scene to a […]

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Limited help for Nigerian women, girls with stigmatizing condition

Limited help for Nigerian women, girls with stigmatizing condition

| December 1, 2016

(GIN)—A disabling medical condition linked to child marriage and early childbirth is receiving limited attention from the Nigerian government, according to medical professionals in published reports. Doctors say the condition, known as obstetric fistula, is the result of prolonged labor without prompt medical intervention, causing a hole in a woman’s birth canal which leaves her […]

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African geologists warn of possible ‘Fukushima’ at site of proposed nuclear reactor

African geologists warn of possible ‘Fukushima’ at site of proposed nuclear reactor

| December 1, 2016

(GIN)—Geologists at the Africa Earth Observatory Network fear that a nuclear power station built over canyons in bedrock, as proposed by South Africa’s state-owned utility Eskom, is at risk of deadly surge storms and tsunamis—not unlike those triggered by the meltdown at the Japanese plant in Fukushima. Eskom disputes the findings. “If you’re going to […]

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U.N. secretary-general: Cuban leader was ‘a strong voice for social justice’

U.N. secretary-general: Cuban leader was ‘a strong voice for social justice’

| December 1, 2016

(GIN)—U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon extended sympathies to the Cuban people on the passing on Friday, Nov. 25, of their longtime president, Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz, whom he called “a strong voice for social justice.” Admired by leftists and people of the developing world as a revolutionary champion of the poor, the former president died […]

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Two injured in Lima Road crash

Two injured in Lima Road crash

| November 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:35 p.m., Nov. 22, Fort Wayne police responded to the report of a personal injury motor vehicle accident on Lima Road just south of Northbrook Boulevard at approximately 12:35 p.m. this afternoon. On arrival, officers observed three vehicles that were involved. A pickup truck which was overturned and sitting on its top […]

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Fatal motor vehicle accident17-year-old killed in single car accident

Fatal motor vehicle accident17-year-old killed in single car accident

| November 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:30 p.m., Nov. 22, Fort Wayne police officers responded to the 3000 block of E. Washington Blvd. on the report single motor vehicle accident. On arrival firefighters and police officers found a passenger car in the parking lot of the Crown Battery Systems business resting on its top. Pinned underneath the vehicle […]

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Man shot in parking lot outside north end night club

Man shot in parking lot outside north end night club

| November 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:11 a.m., Nov. 24, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the pub (old Pierre’s nightclub) located at 5629 St. Joe Road in reference to gunshots fired outside in the parking lot. Officers working security at the pub located an adult male in the parking lot suffering from apparent gunshot […]

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Dead woman found wrapped in carpet

Dead woman found wrapped in carpet

| November 28, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:50 a.m., Nov. 26, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to an alley located in the 3300 block of Wayne Trace in reference to a body that was lying in an alley. As officers and paramedics arrived on the scene, they discovered what appeared to be a deceased female lying […]

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