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A fight with sulfites

| March 4, 2015
A fight with sulfites

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Mrs. C.,34, works as a clerk in a duplicating shop. When she consulted me about night wheezing and shortness of breath, the first question I asked was whether she had experienced the wheezing and chronic coughing at work. It is known that fumes from copy machines can cause  such allergic […]

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There is no way I can live without you!

| March 4, 2015
There is no way I can live without you!

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart I have had the privilege to speak with people of all ages across the world. From youth ministry to hospice work, I have loved opportunities afforded to me that allowed me to meet people. As an extravert, being around people energizes me. It keeps me going. One of the common […]

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(Black) Women’s History Month: Overlooked achievements

| March 4, 2015
(Black) Women’s History Month: Overlooked achievements

Editor’s note: The following piece by NNPA columnist Julianne Malveaux was written for Women’s History Month 2014. Given its timeliness and pointed commentary on how the history of black women in the U.S. typically goes unnoticed, we pulled Sister Malveaux’s essay from the NNPA archives to share with Frost Illustrated readers for this Women’s History […]

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Obituaries: March 4-10 Edition

| March 4, 2015
Obituaries: March 4-10 Edition

Queen Esther Lake Dunbar, 73, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015. Surviving are her daughters, Marsha (Charlie Jr.) Reese and Anita Wallace; sons, Nathan (Michelle) Lake and Dr. Timothy (Carmon) Lake, Jesse Lake and Aaron (Jeannine) Lake; sister, Willie Lee Thompson; three brothers and two sisters all of Birmingham, […]

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Crime and Safety Report: March 4-10 Edition

| March 4, 2015
Crime and Safety Report: March 4-10 Edition

19-year-old critically injured in crash FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:30 a.m., Feb. 24, Fort Wayne Police responded to the report of a vehicle crashing into a tree in the 2600 block of Belle Vista Boulevard. Once on scene police, fire and medics found a single vehicle occupied by the driver, 19-year-old Patrick Alan Payton III, which […]

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Central High School’s Willie B. Rozier: Steady as he goes

| March 4, 2015
Central High School’s Willie B. Rozier: Steady as he goes

Editor’s note: The Central High All-Year Blowout of 2015 jumps off on April 25 at the McMillen Park Community Center, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For all festival inquires, visit  www.centralhighschoolfest.com or call the African/African American Historical Society Museum (AAAHSM) at (260) 420.0765. Like their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/CentralHighSchoolFest. As part of the historic celebration, Frost […]

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Fort Wayne Ballers AAU basketball try-outs set for March 7

| March 3, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Boys in grades 4 through 8 are invited to try out for the Fort Wayne Ballers AAU summer traveling team. Tryouts, which include a light scrimmage, are scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., March 7 at St. Henry Catholic Church School, 2929 E. Paulding Rd. For more information, call Coach Scott at (260) […]

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Video: Riverfront Development Study Master Plan

| March 3, 2015

The final presentation by consultant Kinder Baumgartner and “Big Reveal” of the City of Fort Wayne’s Riverfront Development Study took place on Feb. 4.

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The Art of Hair: A Day of Hair, Beauty, Body, and Spirit, March 14

| March 3, 2015
The Art of Hair: A Day of Hair, Beauty, Body, and Spirit, March 14

Special to Frost Illustrated from Identity Counts Cultural Consultants “You see my glory but you don’t know my hair story!”—Green Hair Revolution Most of us have it and wear it like a crown jewel; and those who don’t still present themselves in ways that express something meaningful about its absence. We spend time, talent, and […]

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Cotillion set for March 28—more than just a ballroom dance

| March 3, 2015

FORT WAYNE—On March 28, Ladies With Purpose is scheduled to host the 14th biennial “An Affaire Extraordinaire” Debutante Cotillion Ball at the Grand Wayne Center. The Cotillion, held every other year, is now a stable institution in the city of Fort Wayne. The purpose of the Cotillion is to promote scholarship and excellence for African American […]

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