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Ali coming home as ‘Citizen’ of World for Louisville funeral

In a funeral he planned years ago, Muhammad Ali will be coming home as a "citizen of the world" when he is buried Friday in Louisville. ...

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Amelia Boynton Robinson

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-In-Chief   WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Amelia Boynton Robinson, who died last Wednesday in Montgomery, Ala. at the age of 104, is being praised as the ‘Rosa Parks’ of the Selma voting rights movement. Mrs. Boynton, as she was known throughout the movement, had been hospitalized since suffering a stroke in July. She was a courageous voting rights crusader who was brutally beaten o ...

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Lynch remembered

By Kim Tolley Senior Contributing Writer Columbus Post With family, friends, community leaders, former employees and public officials in attendance, Columbus said goodbye to its “Godfather” Amos Lynch last weekend. Braving the heat and waving church fans, approximately 200 mourners at the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church on the Near East Side listened to memories of Lynch, who died on July 24 at the age of ...

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AMOS LYNCH: A Lasting Legacy

By Kim Tolley Senior Contributing Writer Columbus Post Writer. Editor. Publisher. Businessman. Civil Rights Advocate. When writing about Amos Lynch, Sr., it feels as though one is not including enough information about his remarkable life and career no matter what the word count is. When Lynch founded the Columbus Post in the last weeks of 1995, he had long earned the moniker “Godfather” of Columbus. At an ...

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Just Mom’s Address Has Changed

Now to see and talk to Mom you have to go into your mind and call up your memories or just look into your heart and feel her presence. ...

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Cadillacs for Christ

On Saturday, the Cadillac Club of Columbus had a car show at the corner of East Main St. and Kelton Ave. to help draw attention to the Full Gospel Church of Christ’s effort to raise $10K. ...

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City Exposure Gospel Crusade 2013

On Saturday, at the Mt. Vernon Ave. Focal Point, the Take the City Ministries and sponsor churches held their annual event to invite the community to fellowship in the ‘hood. ...

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Cleveland kidnappings: A visit to Seymour Avenue

The demolition crew and representatives from the Cleveland Land Bank arrived early the morning of Aug. 7 to make final preparations for the demolition of 2207 Seymour Ave. ...

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Youth Weekend and Festival on Mt. Vernon

Sunshine Farms brought some of its young stock for neighborhood kids to enjoy at Meredith Temple Church of God in Christ during a carnival event in their parking lot on Saturday. ...

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