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Trumpism, white tribalism cannot prevail

Trumpism, white tribalism cannot prevail

| January 18, 2017

By Askia Muhammad (The Washington Informer/NNPA Member) On the eve of the new Trump era of leadership, danger lurks. Emboldened by Trump’s win and a series of stunning other victories in recent elections by the “alt-right,” tea party, conservative and ultra-conservative movements, in this country and in Europe, white tribalists are openly advocating the most […]

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Spotlight on Diane Rogers for being a pillar in the community

Spotlight on Diane Rogers for being a pillar in the community

| January 18, 2017

And for a job well done within the Fort Wayne Police Department By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? normally when people retire from their career positions they say, ‘that’s behind me now and I’m moving forward to do whatever I choose to do,” and I think that’s fantastic.  However, I can’t express it enough how […]

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Desperate Gambian leader could find all exits now closed

Desperate Gambian leader could find all exits now closed

| January 18, 2017

(GIN)—Gambian President Yahya Jammeh hardened his position this week in defiance of December’s election results that put opposition candidate, Adama Barrow, squarely over the top. Now, as military loyalists peel off or are jailed, it appears he may have played his last card. For weeks, diplomatic overtures by various pan-African institutions offering a dignified departure […]

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Income inequality soars in South Africa, worldwide

Income inequality soars in South Africa, worldwide

| January 18, 2017

(GIN)—Global inequality has grown to unacceptable proportions, a new study has found,  as just eight men now own the same wealth as half of the world. According to the international advocacy group Oxfam, 62 billionaires own the same wealth as the poorest half of the planet—particularly in India and China. In South Africa, three billionaires […]

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Obituaries: January 18-24 Edition

Obituaries: January 18-24 Edition

| January 18, 2017

Dorothy A. Johnson, 76, passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at the Hospice Home. Born in Jeffersonville, Georgia, she was the daughter of the late Retha and Columbus Stephens Jr. She united with Turner Chapel AME Church under the leadership of the Rev. H.D. Saunders. She retired from Lutheran Hospital after 30 years of service. […]

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Man serious after shooting

Man serious after shooting

| January 18, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 6:03 p.m., Dec. 29, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a person shot on Adams Street just north of Drexel Avenue. Officers arrived and located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The male was determined to be in critical condition on the scene, and was […]

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Man found dead at local inn

Man found dead at local inn

| January 18, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:55 a.m., Jan. 10, Fort Wayne police responded to the Country Hearth Inn and Suites, 2908 Goshen Road, on a report that a male had been shot in one of the rooms there. Once on scene, officers found an unresponsive male down in room 121. Medic and fire personnel determined the male […]

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Woman found shot to death in alley

Woman found shot to death in alley

| January 18, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 9:19 p.m., Jan. 11, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to several reports of gunshots in the 2100 block of Sherman Boulevard. A caller also reported seeing a person lying in the alley in rear of a home. Officers arrived and located a woman suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. She was initially […]

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Obituaries: January 11-17 Edition

Obituaries: January 11-17 Edition

| January 12, 2017

Larry James Reese, 61 a native of Fort Wayne, Indi., went to the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 at Hospice Home. Born on Oct. 1, 1955, ,he was a son of the late Albert Reese, Sr. and Minnie Lee Reese-Stevenson. He accepted Christ at an early age at Jerusalem Baptist Church, and later moved […]

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Military unrest in Ivory Coast threatens stable nation

Military unrest in Ivory Coast threatens stable nation

| January 11, 2017

(GIN)—The relatively peaceful nation of Ivory Coast saw painful images of a recent past as military police launched a mutiny over low salaries and working conditions. Not long ago, the country was in chaos as former President Laurent Gbagbo rejected election returns that favored the opposition led by Alassane Ouattara. President Ouattara, who assumed office […]

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