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Spotlight on Blue Jacket and its beauty (part one of two)

Spotlight on Blue Jacket and its beauty (part one of two)

| May 25, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It pleases me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because when I was invited to attend their second chances art gallery showcase at Artlink, I was intrigued and wanted  to know more about the beauty that Blue Jacket is bringing.  That beauty not only is apparent in the […]

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Family, community mourn loss, celebrate life of Steven McElvene

Family, community mourn loss, celebrate life of Steven McElvene

| May 25, 2016

FORT WAYNE—A Midwestern university lost a student, teammate and basketball star; New Haven lost a sports hero and mentor; people in Fort Wayne lost a son, grandson and friend. On May 12, the community received the shocking that former New Haven High School standout, University of Dayton hardcourt star and Fort Wayne native son Steven […]

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Obituaries: May 25-May 31, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: May 25-May 31, 2016 Edition

| May 25, 2016

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FILM REVIEW: ‘Nina’

FILM REVIEW: ‘Nina’

| May 24, 2016

Score: 0 percent    By Dwight Brown (NNPA News Wire Film Critic) If you haven’t picked up a copy of “I Put a Spell on You: The Autobiography of Nina Simone,” now is a good time to read it and let Simone reflect on her life, with her own enlightening words. If you haven’t seen […]

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From power talking to power doing

From power talking to power doing

| May 24, 2016

By James Clingman (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Veteran radio talk show host Carl Nelson, will present his third Power Talk event on June 17 through June 19, 2016 at Union Temple Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. The event has featured the likes of Tony Browder, Ashra Kwesi, the late Dr. Frances Cress-Welsing, Pastor Willie Wilson, […]

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ASK ALMA: My wife let me after 38 years; now I want to DNA test my kids

ASK ALMA: My wife let me after 38 years; now I want to DNA test my kids

| May 24, 2016

By Alma Gill (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Dear Alma, My wife and I divorced after 38 years of marriage. I still don’t understand why. I want to work it out, but she does not. I had intended on spending the rest of my life with her and now that won’t happen. We had our up […]

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Riot police using ‘excessive force’ to break up opposition protests

Riot police using ‘excessive force’ to break up opposition protests

(GIN)—Demonstrators in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kakamega and Kisumu in western Kenya seeking a new slate of election commissioners were met with an excessive use of violent force by uniformed officers that stunned many Kenyans over its brutality. Smaller groups of protesters were tear-gassed earlier on Monday, according to a report in the Voice of America. Authorities […]

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Mandela statue casts long shadow over unfree Palestine

Mandela statue casts long shadow over unfree Palestine

(GIN)—Now that the media circus has moved on, a bronze statue of Nelson Mandela is a curious icon standing impressively tall in the well to do city of Ramallah, the economic capital of Palestine. Weighing two metric tons and rising 19 feet towards the sky, the bronze likeness of Mandela stands straight, with his right […]

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Ghana still target of lethal e-waste dumping

Ghana still target of lethal e-waste dumping

(GIN)—Digital dumping ground. World’s largest e-waste dump. Whatever you call it, Agbogbloshie, Ghana, is among the top ten “worst polluted” places on earth where tons of discarded electronics, refrigerators, microwaves and televisions—also known as e-waste—end up decomposing in a massive scrap heap there. “Mercury, lead, cadmium, arsenic—these are the four most toxic substances [in the […]

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Credit union robbed on W. Jefferson

Credit union robbed on W. Jefferson

| May 18, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:15 a.m., May 18, Fort Wayne police responded to the Partners 1st Credit Union located at 6210 W. Jefferson Boulevard on the holdup alarm. While still responding to the scene it was confirmed that there was an actual robbery. A female employee reported that she had just arrived and was entering the bank […]

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