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Man found dead in backyard

Man found dead in backyard

| August 22, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:56 a.m., Aug. 21, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1400 block of Schilling Avenue in reference to a report of an unconscious subject. A homeowner had called the police to report she located an unresponsive male victim lying in her backyard and said it appeared the victim […]

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After Justice Department’s report, where are calls for Baltimore mayor to resign?

After Justice Department’s report, where are calls for Baltimore mayor to resign?

| August 17, 2016

By Raynard Jackson (NNPA News Wire Columnist) On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a scathing report on the state of the Baltimore City Police Department (BPD) as a part of its civil rights investigation following the death of Freddie Gray. The report stated in part, “The Justice Department announced today that it found […]

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South Side High School’s Clopton, Smith earn Milton M. Morgan scholarships

South Side High School’s Clopton, Smith earn Milton M. Morgan scholarships

| August 17, 2016

Special to Frost Illustrated Courtesy of the Milton M. Morgan Family FORT WAYNE—On Sunday, August 14, Turner Chapel AME Church awarded the Milton M. Morgan, M.D. Scholarship to two area high school students—Brianna Clopton and Kelsey Smith. The scholarship is named in honor of the late Dr. Milton Morgan, a general surgeon, who practiced medicine […]

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Spotlight on Pastor Carolyn Flye-Sherrill

Spotlight on Pastor Carolyn Flye-Sherrill

| August 17, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope, all of you are still taking time out of your days to bring yourselves some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel on our journey of love to get to know one another better. On that note, […]

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Obituaries: August 17-26, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: August 17-26, 2016 Edition

| August 17, 2016

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Complacency in Nigeria blamed for polio’s return

Complacency in Nigeria blamed for polio’s return

| August 16, 2016

(GIN)—A year after Nigeria was removed from the polio-endemic list, two cases have been reported in Borno state, where the insurgent Boko Haram still controls territory. The eradication of polio, reported in 2015 by the World Health Organization, was called an “historic achievement” by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, a public-private partnership leading the effort […]

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ilm Review: ‘Miss Sharon Jones!

ilm Review: ‘Miss Sharon Jones!

| August 16, 2016

By Dwight Brown (NNPA News Wire Film Critic) Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings is a Grammy-nominated R&B band from Brooklyn. Their groove is funky like James Brown’s. Jones’ gyrations are as wild and ferocious as Tina Tuner’s. The group’s soul shakes and their lead singer’s indomitable spirit blend into something very special, heartfelt and familial. […]

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‘A force to reckon with,’ Africans in Rio go for gold, silver, bronze

‘A force to reckon with,’ Africans in Rio go for gold, silver, bronze

| August 16, 2016

(GIN)—Luvo Manyonga was overjoyed with the silver long jump medal awarded him at the Rio Olympic Games this week. But, the track and field star from Mbekweni township in South Africa has soared over obstacles more than once. Manyongo grew up in a single parent household in a township still struggling to provide regular services […]

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Woman fatally shot on Gay Street

Woman fatally shot on Gay Street

| August 16, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:52 p.m., Aug. 10, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a woman shot in the 2400 block of Gay Street. Officers arrived and located a woman, later identified as 21 year old Dominique Mitchell, in the street suffering from a gunshot wound. Paramedics determined her to […]

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‘Shamed and Blamed’ Sierra Leone bars pregnant girls from school

‘Shamed and Blamed’ Sierra Leone bars pregnant girls from school

| August 16, 2016

(GIN)—At their meeting next month in Geneva, the U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child will review reports detailing the obstacles, risks and challenges imposed by governments that limit the prospects for children to succeed. Among the countries to be reviewed is Sierra Leone whose ban on admitting pregnant girls to mainstream schools was […]

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