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AKAs to host All White Party

| April 23, 2015
AKAs to host All White Party

Iota Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. is scheduled to present their All White Party with the Ladies of AKA, 7:08 p.m. to 12:08 p.m., May 23 at Link’s Wonderland Ballroom, 1711 E. Creighton Ave.

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Paul George makes heartfelt plea for Americans to learn stroke warning signs

| April 23, 2015
Paul George makes heartfelt plea for Americans to learn stroke warning signs

NBA star Paul George and his mom Paulette have teamed with the American Stroke Association to teach the acronym F.A.S.T. for stroke warning sign recognition.

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Rev. Stewart Speaks: I survived!

| April 23, 2015
Rev. Stewart Speaks: I survived!

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Have you ever experienced God allowing situation after situation to happen to you in an attempt to get your attention? After this have you felt like one more thing happening to you would cause you to crumble.Anybody ever been there? The children of Israel fled into the wilderness in an […]

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Dear black people: ‘Stop running from the police’

| April 22, 2015
Dear black people: ‘Stop running from the police’

An open letter to unarmed African Americans By Orrin Hudson Special to Frost Illustrated by permission of the author I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: In a situation with the police, it’s not immediately about who is right or wrong, it’s about staying alive. If the police are making a wrongful arrest, […]

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Obituaries: April 22-28 Edition

| April 22, 2015
Obituaries: April 22-28 Edition

Edna Pinkston, of Fort Wayne, departed on Monday, March 30, 2015. Ruth Ann (Carlisle) Warner, lost her battle with cancer at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. She died peacefully at home with her family present.

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41st Annual Finer Womanhood Scholarship Program set for May 17

| April 21, 2015
41st Annual Finer Womanhood Scholarship Program set for May 17

Join the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. – Eta Upsilon Zeta Chapter for an afternoon of “Inspired Gospel and More” at the 41st Annual Finer Womanhood Scholarship Program

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East African environmental activist wins major prize

| April 21, 2015
East African environmental activist wins major prize

(GIN)–On Earth Day, April 22, Kenyan activist Phyllis Omido will take the stage in Washington DC to receive the Goldman Environmental Prize for her efforts to defend her community from lead poisoning and force the closure of a lead smelting plant that was emitting fumes and spewing untreated acid wastewater into streams, poisoning the neighborhood–including […]

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First genocide of 20th century was in Africa, says Nigerian writer, correcting pope

| April 21, 2015
First genocide of 20th century was in Africa, says Nigerian writer, correcting pope

(GIN)–An Anglo-Nigerian writer has respectfully urged Pope Francis to look beyond Armenia for the first genocide of the 20th century. In an essay in the British Guardian, David Olusoga wrote: “When the media analysts at the Vatican scrutinize the social media traffic of the past seven days, their eyes might well be drawn away from Turkey […]

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Links Inc. to hold local achievement gap forum

| April 21, 2015
Links Inc. to hold local achievement gap forum

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Chapter of the Links Incorporated is scheduled to convene a public forum to address “Closing the Achievement Gap” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., April 23 at the  Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room A & B | 900 Library Plaza The intent of this free community forum is to create […]

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Questions & answers about the Central High School Festival All-Year Blowout 2015

| April 21, 2015
Questions & answers about the Central High School Festival All-Year Blowout 2015

Compiled by Dr. John Aden of the African/African American Historical Society Museum Why Celebrate Central High School’s Legacy? Fort Wayne’s Central High School (1922-1971) boasts one of the city’s powerful historical narratives. In Fort Wayne’s past, this high school wielded considerable influence in terms of academic excellence, athletic dominance and the desegregation of secondary education […]

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