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Hope is the only answer

Hope is the only answer

| October 29, 2014

Dr. Gerald Deas By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. It has been stated: “Each time a man stands for an ideal or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.”—Robert Francis Kennedy “The prophet of despair gains a shouting audience. But one who speaks […]

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Crime and Safety Report: October 29-November 4 Edition

| October 29, 2014

Man charged with murder in cemetery death of woman FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:20 p.m., Oct. 20, Fort Wayne police responded to the Catholic Cemetery located at 3500 Lake Avenue when ground crews discovered a woman down on the undeveloped portion of the cemetery property which is immediately south of the cemetery itself. Officers, medics and […]

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Providence to host free flu shot clinic, anniversary events

| October 29, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Providence Missionary Baptist Church, 2317 Holton Ave., is scheduled to host a free flu shot clinic, sponsored by Walgreens, 10 a.m. to noon, Nov. 1. This event is being offered to the community to promote good health. The church announces a celebration of its 59th anniversary. The theme is “Harmony in Stewardship.” The celebration […]

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Don’t sleep the Nov. 4 elections

Don’t sleep the Nov. 4 elections

| October 29, 2014

By Bill Fletcher Jr. NNPA Columnist The Nov. 4 election is only a moment away.  Believe it or not, as of about two weeks ago, two thirds of the people in the U.S.A  did not know that there is to be an election on Nov. 4, 2014.  As far as some segments of our society […]

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Voter ID laws: ‘Democracy turned upside down’

Voter ID laws: ‘Democracy turned upside down’

| October 28, 2014

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist The U.S. Supreme Court earlier this month let stand the state of Texas’ latest attempt to use the old tactics of the Jim Crow era and rig state and national elections in favor of the Republican Party by denying black and Hispanic voters access to the ballot. The refusal […]

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State IDAAC meeting comes to Fort Wayne

State IDAAC meeting comes to Fort Wayne

| October 27, 2014

Late Charles Redd to be honored at meeting FORT WAYNE—The Indiana Democrat African American Caucus (IDAAC) will be holding their Fourth Quarterly meeting in Fort on Nov. 1, at Link’s Wonderland, 1711 East Creighton Ave. The Executive Board is scheduled to meet at 1 p.m. and the General Membership and the public are invited to […]

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Jerusalem Baptist to host month of Men’s Day events

| October 27, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1151 Francis St., is scheduled to host its 54th Men’s Day Observance, during a series of special events in November. The theme for this year’s observance is “Christian Men with a New Determination,” taken from Philippians 3:12-14. The celebration is scheduled to include the following events: • 7 p.m., Nov. 1—All […]

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Cop killings? Where’s the outrage over blacks killing blacks?

| October 27, 2014

The recent Ferguson, Mo., cop killing of the young black man was just a reminder of the injustices of racism in America. Most of the community took to the streets in protest, demanding justice against the white cop. That is good, but let’s get to the point of my concern. Why aren’t we in an […]

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Meet Kenneth Jones—CEO of St. Joseph Hospital

Meet Kenneth Jones—CEO of St. Joseph Hospital

| October 24, 2014

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Check this out: It’s not everyday that one of our readers contact me to shine the spotlight upon a CEO of a hospital here in our city of Fort Wayne, Ind., and it happened so I was delighted—delighted enough to bring him to you. First, this is what someone […]

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Verizon scores second win for best ‘Overall Performance’ in Fort Wayne

| October 24, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Verizon won its second Overall Performance award from independent firm RootMetrics recently that covered a testing period of late September. RootMetrics tested wireless carrier performance in the Fort Wayne market for four days in late September, covering 654 miles and 24 indoor locations with a total of 18,525 tests. Verizon scored the highest for […]

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