By Bill Fletcher Jr. NNPA Columnist In the aftermath of the killings of staff at the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris, there has been near universal outrage, and correctly so. The murders were brutal and indefensible, and whether coordinated or not with any terrorist organizations, were acts of terror. Yet, there is something very disturbing […]
By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA)–Long after the St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert M. McCulloch announced Officer Darren Wilson will not be prosecuted in connection with the killing of unarmed Ferguson, Mo. teenager Michael Brown and burning tempers and flames had subsided, African American leaders were still expressing their disappointment in a criminal […]
By Jeanie Summerville What.s up, babies? Isn’t GOD awesome? Of course HE is! This week’s spotlight is a little different, as we travel on our journey of love, to get to know one another better. Reason being, so all of you can feel the love, the compassion, the hope and the beauty of forgiveness from […]
Racism from ANY corner goes against the will of the GOD who created all peoples. We don’t buy the argument that “black people can’t be racist” because of the dynamics of power, etc. And, frustration is no excuse. Folks aren’t going to like this question but, isn’t it time people in this country—OF ALL RACES—rise […]
The Girls Empowerment Network Malawi will be joining the One Billion Rising for Justice global day of action for women worldwide.
Reports courtesy of Mike Joyner, Public Information Officer, City of Fort Wayne Police Department Woman stabbed, man arrested FORT WAYNE—At approximately 4 a.m., Dec. 28, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the report of women being heard screaming in the 2600 block of Fairfield View Place. An officer responding to the scene […]
On Nov. 16, the Rev. Bill McGill, senior pastor of Imani Baptist Temple is scheduled to begin his second 40-day water-only fast as his personal act of intervention to end the rash of violence in our community.