Daily Archives: October 4, 2014

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Activists say violent, vulgar lyrics in music ‘dehumanizing our youth’

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GARY — Vulgar and violent lyrics and their effect in the minds of young people was the subject of “Detrimental Impact of Obscene, Violent Lyrics on the Youth,” a panel discussion hosted by the Gary Commission on the Social Status of Black Males on Wednesday at Ivy Tech Community College. Continue reading

Ferguson isn’t about black rage against cops. It’s white rage against progress.

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When we look back on what happened in Ferguson, Mo., during the summer of 2014, it will be easy to think of it as yet one more episode of black rage ignited by yet another police killing of an unarmed African American male. But that has it precisely backward. What we’ve actually seen is the latest outbreak of white rage. Sure, it is cloaked in the niceties of law and order, but it is rage nonetheless. Continue reading

Awareness programs for children about diabetes ought to be innovative: Jitendra Singh


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Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Jitendra Singh, on Saturday emphasized the need to make people aware of the means of self-management for better outcomes in diabetic care among children.

Derek Jeter Getting Married?

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Rumors are swirling that newly retired baseball star Derek Jeter may be getting married. According to TMZ, Jeter has planned a huge party this weekend, that will take place at a exclusive mansion in New York. Right now, it is all speculation, but Jeter has been dating model Hannah Davis for two years now. For more on this story click here.