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Black History Month Salute – Keeping the Dream Alive

By: Lyndia Grant Special to The NNPA From The Washington Informer Black History Month Salute - Keeping the Dream Alive “Energy Flows Where Attention Goes!” — Rev. Dr. Michael Beckwith, D.D.       This week, for Black History Month, it is my pleasure to introduce a “Son of Ward 8” – Curtis L. Etherly Jr., director of Government Affairs and International Stakeholder Relations, The Coca-Cola Company.  Curtis, ...

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Black History Month: A True Supreme Court Story

By: Lyndia Grant Special to the NNPA From The Washington Informer Black History Month: A True Supreme Court Story Floyd Hill was a young boy who grew up in rural North Carolina. He dreamed that one day he would own a very large farm. Hill was born in 1907. He disregarded the extreme racism that existed in the South, and he refused to allow it to kill his dream. At age 36, his dream came true when he purchas ...

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‘Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled’

              BY: LYNDIA GRANT SPECIAL TO THE NNPA From the Washington Informer     My favorite topic when I’m invited to speak at health fairs is “Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled.” It is a message about how to have a healthy mind, body & spirit. During the month of February, I thought it wise to take a look back in Black History, to discuss one of my favorite ...

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Again, Let it Go. Please

By James Washington Special To The NNPA From the Dallas Weekly   Again, Let it Go. Please I am trying again to internalize that today is the day the Lord has made. Don’t complicate it. The more complicated the world seems, the simpler it is to understand God’s Word. I’m reminded every day and sometimes get caught up in the power of ego, pride and the desire to control, or better yet, be in control. Let ...

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Find a Way

By: Lyndia Grant SPECIAL TO THE NNPA FROM THE WASHINGTON INFORMER   Find a Way   “Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.”   ...

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Pain of Failure is Temporary

By: Lyndia Grant Special To The NNPA From the Washington Informer   Pain of Failure  is Temporary   How many times have you heard the saying — and I’m quoting Joan Collins — “Show me a person who has never made a mistake and I’ll show you someone who has never achieved much!” “Lance Armstrong said it this way, “Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventuall ...

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Find Meaning in Everything

By: Lyndia Grant Special to The NNPA From the Washington Informer Find Meaning in Everything Look at life as your textbook and begin to learn from everything that happens. Your quality of life will be tremendously improved as a result of this new way of thinking. Rather than thinking you didn’t do very well on an exam for your college course, here is your chance to prove to yourself that you can do better. ...

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Gospel Legend Andrae Crouch Passes at 72

              Gospel legend Andrae Crouch has died, according to reports. Credited as “the father of modern gospel music,” his career spanned over 50 years. He was 72. Crouch died Thursday at Northridge Hospital Medical Center in California almost a week after he was hospitalized for a heart attack. In December he was hospitalized for pneumonia and congestive heart failure ...

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Clear Out the Clutter Before the New Year

THE RELIGION CORNER: It’s that time of the year again – the holidays! Thanksgiving marked the beginning of the shopping season, and now we all prepare for Christmas and New Year’s. We attend party after party, and we spend as much money as we possibly can buying gifts for our loved ones and friends. This column is here to suggest that before you go out and spend all of your hard-earned cash for the Christma ...

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THE RELIGION CORNER: The District of Columbia Without Marion Barry

By Lyndia Grant Special to the NNPA  from The Washington Informer   My sister, Ernestine Grant, texted me from Kinston, North Carolina, the other day. “How do you define D.C. without Marion Barry?” she wanted to know. I have been wondering the same thing. Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014 will go down in history as the day the District of Columbia lost its most beloved leader, Marion Barry, the city’s “Mayor for L ...

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