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Rev. Willie T. Barrow – Loss of a Civil Rights Icon

REV. WILLIE T. BARROW THE LITTLE WARRIOR DEC. 7, 1924- MAR. 12, 2015 LOSS OF A CIVIL RIGHTS ICON Rev. Willie T. Barrow died last Thursday at the age of 90. Rev. Barrow was a long time fighter on the front lines of the civil rights movement, working for the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., participating in the 1963 March on Washington and in later years focusing concern on Chicago’s gun violence. Reverend Willie ...

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CAR REVIEW: 2015 Mazda CX-5

CAR REVIEW: 2015 Mazda CX-5 Mazda gets little respect – and the Japanese automaker should get more. When the CX-5 crossover first came on the market, it was warmly accepted. It was spacious, functional and smartly styled. And over the years it has gotten even better but automakers with much larger advertising and marketing budgets have gotten all the attention for their compact utility vehicles while the CX ...

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THE RELIGION CORNER: The Difficulties of Life Should Make Us Better

              By: Lyndia Grant Special To The NNPA From the Washington Informer THE RELIGION CORNER: The Difficulties of Life Should Make Us Better     For the sake of this column, my message today is simply, look for the good in every bad situation; see the glass half-full, not half-empty. When you focus on the negatives in life, you will attract more negatives. ...

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The Nude – Pump Project

              By: Jocelyn Morris Fashion & Beauty Columnist 4 Generations Shooting Tragedy Hello all you lovely people! So I decided to switch up my approach to shoe shopping. It is ALWAYS a source of frustration for me. People think that women’s feet stop growing at size 9! And for the shoe stores that actually do sell shoes for women with larger feet, we have to comp ...

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ASK ALMA: I Didn’t Arrest My Cop Friend’s Attention

ASK ALMA: I Didn’t Arrest My Cop Friend’s Attention Dear Alma, Ok, I was with a police officer for 10 years. He did some awful things in our relationship. Meaning he cheated on me. A lot of it was through the Internet or through the phone. Meaning he was sexting many other women. Which he considered not cheating. We were living together and I was battling lupus. He said it was because I was sick often and d ...

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Cuba Gooding Sr. Continues to Enjoy a Thriving Entertainment Career

Cuba Gooding Sr. Continues to Enjoy a Thriving Entertainment Career Mention the song “Everybody Plays the Fool,” and an older generation of music lovers will immediately recall that The Main Ingredient, featuring lead singer Cuba Gooding, before he added the “senior” tag to his name, recorded the once-popular tune. A younger generation will immediately connect Gooding’s surname with his son, the actor, Cuba ...

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Wala Cam TV Spotlight – Flyboi Scone

Wala Cam TV Spotlight - Flyboi Scone   As you get to know the city of Chicago, you can’t help but realize that there is plenty of talent, and ambition in these streets. Growing up in the city of Chicago is actually an asset when you come across individuals such as Demarcus Rogers, also known as “Flyboi Scone”. Born in the city of Chicago, he has been well aware of his big hip hop inspirations since an ...

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Car Review – Cadillac ATS Coupe

Cadillac ATS Coupe   Cadillac has got something. Its two-seat version of the ATS sedan was slick, fun to drive and it had plenty of style. We test drove the 2015 ATS Coupe 3.6L RWD Premium. That translated into a 2+2 coupe with a 3.2-liter V6 that made 321 horsepower and 275 pound-feet of torque at 4,800 rpm. Mated to a six-speed automatic transmission, this powertrain was quick, responsive to driver i ...

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Sower vs. Seed, Which One Are You?

Sower vs. Seed, Which One Are You?       by James Washington Special to the NNPA From the Houston Forward Times    A minister recently reminded me of something I pray will also benefit you in understanding your walk in faith. The pastor reminded those who would claim Christ as their own, that being a Christian is part of an evolutionary process. Make no mistake about it. There will be pr ...

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ANYTIME: Smoothies – Blacks Still Underrepresented At all Levels of Politics

A Food Prescription for All Day Long     Whether you vowed to lose the weight – for the very last time, get your dream job, or harder yet, rear perfect, angelic geniuses – this year you’ll need energy to achieve all of your heart’s desires (and promises) and I’ve got a deliciously, smooth remedy to help. You may have tried these “meal in a cup” beverages lauded for their “instant” weight-loss powe ...

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