Let us start by stating the obvious: America needs to have a serious, in-depth conversation about race. There is much this nation needs to discuss with regard to race, from problems of economic and health disparity to the segregation in our spiritual institutions on Sunday mornings that belies the sickness of human division. That’s a […]
ALLEN COUNTY—On Oct. 6, multiple law enforcement agencies conducted a series of drug raids that targeted the illegal sales and manufacturing of “synthetic marijuana” also known as “spice” at locations in both the northeast and northwest portions of the city. Raids were carried out at: ● 1210 Marion St. ● 1218 Marion St. ● 1220 […]
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Except for the Good Lord, everybody has someone or something to “check” him or her. Unfortunately, President Obama has an unresponsive Congress to check him, and Supreme Court to do the same. Elected officials are checked by voters (when they vote), and the Securities and Exchange Commission usually checks corporate […]
By Michael McGee Special to the NNPA from The Dallas Examiner “My life has been in upheaval for five years.” The Dallas Examiner first published Finding Normal After Not Guilty Verdict in June 2013. The article described the story of Reggie Ruffin who stated he was arrested in 2009 and 2010 for unrelated violent felonies. […]
On Wednesday, January 8 at 5:00pm, The Rescue Mission will host a Fort Wayne Community reception to welcome the City’s new Police Chief, Garry Hamilton. The reception will take place at Charis House (431 Fairmount Place, Fort Wayne, IN 46808), the women and children’s ministry of The Rescue Mission. The event will feature Mayor Tom […]
Contrary to the election of President Barack Obama and the appointment of Chief Garry Hamilton, race is still the elephant in the living room.