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Local Islamic Center codemns executive order travel ban

Local Islamic Center codemns executive order travel ban

| January 31, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The Universal Education Foundation Islamic Center condemns the temporary ban on refugees and blocking visas from Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen and Syria.  This Un-American executive order will have a negative impact of our image in the Muslim world.  This ban does not make our country safer but serves to stigmatize Muslim refugees […]

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Don’t fear the weather—dress for it and know where to get proper clothing

Don’t fear the weather—dress for it and know where to get proper clothing

| January 31, 2017

Muslim travel ban ignores Saudi Arabia A Frost Illustrated Commentary “For Yahweh hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.”—2 Timothy 1:7 Donald Trump. We really shouldn’t have to say more but there seems to be a lot of folks who aren’t getting it. […]

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Muhammad Ali remembered as ‘the greatest,’ ‘true American hero’

Muhammad Ali remembered as ‘the greatest,’ ‘true American hero’

| June 12, 2016

Inside, outside ring, the champ made a difference By Stacy M. Brown (The Washington Informer, NNPA Member) Muhammad Ali’s historic win against George Foreman in Kinshasa, Zaire in 1974 was perhaps the greatest of all of his ring victories. Ali dropped Foreman in the eighth round of that heavyweight bout known as “The Rumble in […]

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Don’t get too excited when Trump attacks George W. Bush over Iraq

Don’t get too excited when Trump attacks George W. Bush over Iraq

| February 26, 2016

By Bill Fletcher Jr. NNPA News Wire Columnist Something weird happened on Feb. 13 at the Republican debate in South Carolina. Donald Trump went after Jeb Bush over the record of his brother, former President George W. Bush. Trump attacked George W. Bush for the invasion of Iraq and for providing insufficient security for the […]

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Beyond the Rhetoric: Why can’t we win the terrorist war?

Beyond the Rhetoric: Why can’t we win the terrorist war?

| December 16, 2015

By Harry C. Alford NNPA News Wire Columnist It has been two years since our president declared the ISIS movement a “JV” team. He implied this terrorist coalition was no big thing and we shouldn’t worry about it. Since that time ISIS has stretched its footprint to Libya, a majority of Syria and a significant […]

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What you should know about the refugee crisis in the Middle East

What you should know about the refugee crisis in the Middle East

| November 12, 2015

By Bill Fletcher Jr. NNPA Columnist Every day when we watch or listen to the news, we hear stories about the refugee crisis. The flashpoint for this crisis at this moment is Europe and the refugees, largely from Syria and Iraq. It is particularly noteworthy to observe the manner in which right-wing populists have played […]

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