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Ask Alma: I hooked my friend up with a job and friend complains about it on Facebook

Ask Alma: I hooked my friend up with a job and friend complains about it on Facebook

| October 28, 2017

By Alma Gill (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Dear Alma: I have a friend that shares everything in their life on Facebook. This friend’s car has broken down on several occasions, with the latest repair costing $2,700; this friend also seems to have many issues with landlords and significant others. Despite my friend’s personal trials, they have […]

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Out of shadows: Overt racism flourishes in American South in Trump era

Out of shadows: Overt racism flourishes in American South in Trump era

| October 27, 2017

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Race relations in the United States, especially in the South, are plagued by troubling examples of the challenges that face the nation, as Americans work toward achieving the dream that Martin Luther King Jr. spoke of, more than 50 years ago. Forty-two percent of Americans said that they […]

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Trump makes George W. Bush look like the second best U.S. president

Trump makes George W. Bush look like the second best U.S. president

| October 27, 2017

Bush eloquent in denouncement of bullying, prejudice By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) I never thought I would miss President George W. Bush, our 43rd president, and I’ve never much thought of him as a great, or even a good speaker; but the speech he gave at a conference convened by the George W. Bush […]

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Rep. Barbara Lee calls Trump’s Obamacare executive order ‘Spiteful Destructive. Cruel’

Rep. Barbara Lee calls Trump’s Obamacare executive order ‘Spiteful Destructive. Cruel’

| October 27, 2017

By Freddie Allen (Editor-In-Chief, NNPA Newswire) President Donald Trump just delivered two more gut punches to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in an ongoing effort to knock out President Barack Obama’s legacy. On the same day that Trump signed an executive order crafted to open up the health insurance marketplace to barely there plans that […]

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Ex-wife of retiring president in tight race for top job

Ex-wife of retiring president in tight race for top job

| October 25, 2017

(GIN)—With President Jacob Zuma winding up his last term in office, his ex-wife is building up campaign momentum, especially among women. She’s one of two leading candidates for the top job. An early anti-apartheid activist, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma was an active underground member of the South African Students’ Organization and was elected its deputy president in […]

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As war widens in Africa, body bags begin to fly home

As war widens in Africa, body bags begin to fly home

| October 25, 2017

(GIN)—A funeral was held over the past weekend for Sgt. La David Johnson, killed in a country few could find on a map and for a war that few lawmakers knew anything about. Sgt. Johnson, a Floridian, was one of a dozen Special Operations and Green Beret forces who, along with 30 Nigerien soldiers, were […]

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Director of world health body cancels job offer to Zimbabwe president

Director of world health body cancels job offer to Zimbabwe president

| October 25, 2017

(GIN)—The Ethiopian director-general of the World Health Organization has rescinded his appointment of President Robert Mugabe as Goodwill Ambassador after four days of heavy international pressure. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, whose own appointment sparked controversy in his home country, had appointed the Zimbabwean leader to the ceremonial position of honor. Tedros, who goes by his first […]

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Obituaries: October 25-November 7, 2017 Edition

Obituaries: October 25-November 7, 2017 Edition

| October 25, 2017

ROBBIE T. HOLLIDAY, 89, passed away Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. Born in Como, Mississippi, Robbie was the daughter of the late Willie and Bertha Townsend. Robbie was a nursing assistant with Courtland Rehabilitation Center for over 20 years prior to her retirement. She enjoyed being outdoors working in her yard. She also enjoyed knitting, sewing, […]

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Spotlight on General Motors Retiree Club

Spotlight on General Motors Retiree Club

| October 25, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s, up babies? Check this out: For years, I’ve heard great things about the General Motors Retiree Club Picnic’s and Christmas Parties and what I heard is, everyone has a wonderful time. The food is delicious and their Christmas Party is for a great cause.  But, now I know firsthand because I […]

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Introducing Pastor Raymond C. Dix Jr. of Pilgrim Baptist Church

Introducing Pastor Raymond C. Dix Jr. of Pilgrim Baptist Church

| October 25, 2017

Frost Exclusive by S3 Thomas It has been a long and tedious journey for Pilgrim Baptist Church, located at 1331 Gay Str. in Fort Wayne. According to some, PBC has been in the midst of what some would consider to be the equivalent of a category 5 hurricane. Any organization that has undergone or will undergo […]

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