Tag: Mother’s Day

Young black victims of violence in ‘no snitching’ culture

Young black victims of violence in ‘no snitching’ culture

| June 1, 2015

By Jeffrey L. Boney Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times As it is often said, there is an unwritten rule that ties all parents together and no parent wishes to experience. That unwritten rule is: “Parents are not supposed to bury their children!” Whenever a parent has to bury their own child, […]

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

| May 13, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Mother’s Day comes around every year. It is a time when the world pauses to stop and recognizes mothers. While many people look forward to this day, I have come to understand that not all people feel the same way. Traditionally speaking, churches everywhere celebrate and honor mothers on Mother’s […]

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A wise woman deserves a reward: NAACP honors local trailblazers

A wise woman deserves a reward: NAACP honors local trailblazers

| May 6, 2015

FORT WAYNE—On May 2, the NAACP Religious Affairs committee held its Women of Wisdom Pre-Mothers Day Luncheon with a diverse cross section of religious leaders representing many different Churches and members.

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Come As You Are to host Mothers Day program with Dawn Rosemond, Esq.

Come As You Are to host Mothers Day program with Dawn Rosemond, Esq.

| May 3, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Dawn Westfield Rosemond, Esq is the scheduled Mothers Day Speaker at the weekend worship service at Come As You Are Community Church,7910 S. Anthony Blvd., at 10 a.m., Sunday May 10. The theme for the service is “Real Moms In A Real World—Not Forgotten By God!” Rosemond is a partner in the law firm […]

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Freedom Worship Center offers ‘Comforting Time for Those Left Behind’

Freedom Worship Center offers ‘Comforting Time for Those Left Behind’

| April 16, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Freedom Worship Center, 5821 S Anthony Blvd. (Inside the League for The Blind) is scheduled to present their Fourth Annual Mother to Mother Luncheon at 11 a.m., April 25. The theme for the Mothers Day Event luncheon is  “A Comforting Time for Those Left Behind,” presented in hope of providing comfort for those experiencing […]

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‘Holy-Day’ love!

‘Holy-Day’ love!

| April 9, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Last week, one of my best friends posted something quite interesting on Facebook. She sent out a reminder that Resurrection Sunday was approaching and that those “CME Saints” would be coming. At first I didn’t recognize the acronym, but a quick inquiry from a few friends taught me what was […]

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Your Mother’s Day & First Ladies Page

Your Mother’s Day & First Ladies Page

| May 11, 2014

By Jeanie Summerville Whatz up, babies? We bring to you this beautiful specialty page, in honor, of two first ladies who are being saluted by their minister husbands—in honor, of our mothers who are still with us and to pay tribute to the mothers who has gone home to be with GOD and Jesus.  Also, […]

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‘Mama, what would I do without you?’ America celebrates Mother’s Day

‘Mama, what would I do without you?’ America celebrates Mother’s Day

| May 10, 2013

“My mom, she’s a sick lady. She’s like, handicapped, she’s been like that all her life,” said 37-year-old Twan Woods who grew up in a crime-ridden section of Washington, D.C. Despite the hardships, his mother, Francine Ward, raised him and his younger brother the best she could—with love and wisdom.

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