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Concern grows as Ebola spreads

| October 31, 2014
Concern grows as Ebola spreads

By Brian E. Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call (FinalCall.com)—The Ebola virus—that some maintain is a man-made product established in biological warfare research—is still overwhelming Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone and now has spread to Europe and America. Experts are calling Ebola the worst outbreak of disease in recent times. At Final Call press […]

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Spotlight on playwright Tianah Sincere—’Test to Testify,’ straight from the heart

| October 31, 2014
Spotlight on playwright Tianah Sincere—’Test to Testify,’ straight from the heart

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that you’re still taking the time out of your days to bring yourselves and others some well deserved beauty, joy, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel on our journey of love, to […]

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Joint Potentate and Commandress Ball set for Nov. 8

| October 31, 2014
Joint Potentate and Commandress Ball set for Nov. 8

FORT WAYNE—Saudi Temple No. 50 and Saudi Court No. 121 are scheduled to host their joint potentate and commandress ball honoring Illustrious Potentate Glen Lee and Illustrious Commandress Alice Lee. From 6 p.m. to midnight Nov. 8. at Don Halls Guesthouse, 1313 Washington Center Road. Proceeds from the ball go towards the organization’s scholarship programs […]

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In land of diamonds, Botswana’s ruling party’s sparkle dims

| October 31, 2014
In land of diamonds, Botswana’s ruling party’s sparkle dims

(GIN)–The ruling Botswana Democratic Party won a majority of seats in parliamentary elections this past week, ensuring a second five year term for President Ian Khama whose party has ruled Botswana since independence from Britain 48 years ago. But, the victory was hard-won. The recently-united opposition coalition has eaten away at the number of seats […]

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Fort Wayne MLK Jr. Club searching for Unity Day 2015 talent

| October 31, 2014

By Clifford Buttram Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The MLK Club of Fort Wayne is scheduled to present the 30th Anniversary Unity Day celebration on Jan. 19, 2015 at the Grand Wayne Center. Each year, we search for talent to participate and perform as part of the program. Perhaps you have the best gospel choir in […]

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FWPD seeks assistance identifying robbery suspect

| October 30, 2014
FWPD seeks assistance identifying robbery suspect

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne police officials say the need the public’s assistance in identifying the robbery suspect captured in this accompany surveillance photograph, tend during an attempted armed robbery, that occurred at approximately 8:09, Oct. 28 at the Marathon gas station at 9501 Maysville Road. The suspect is described as male white, in his 20s, approximately […]

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The American Legion Riders tackling college funding solution

| October 30, 2014
The American Legion Riders tackling college funding solution

By Victoria Duke Excitement and intrigue filled the fall night as the community came out to support the American Legion Riders during their first Fall Scholarship Festival on Friday, Oct. 10.  The purpose of the event was to raise funds as a solution to the growing college expenses students will face.  With the help of […]

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Fort Wayne’s De’Zheana Lattimore headed for Hollywood

| October 30, 2014
Fort Wayne’s De’Zheana Lattimore headed for Hollywood

Special to Frost Illustrated Fort Wayne native De’Zheana Lattimore has been chosen as a finalist in Twinkie Byrd’s 2014 Monologue Slam. Acclaimed casting director Twinkie Byrd known for her work on “Fruitvale Station” (2013), “Notorious” (2009) and “Stomp the Yard” (2007) created her Monologue Slam in 2012 to give up and coming actors an opportunity […]

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The 2014 Elections: What’s at stake for African Americans

| October 30, 2014

By Norman Hill and Velma Murphy Hill The 2014 elections are almost here, and the focus is whether the Republicans can gain control of the U.S. Senate, a first since 2006. Thirty-six seats are being contested, and Republicans need only six gains to win a majority. The stakes are extraordinarily high for the nation. But […]

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YWCA Child Advocacy Award presented to NAACP Youth Council advisor

| October 30, 2014
YWCA Child Advocacy Award presented to NAACP Youth Council advisor

FORT WAYNE—Week Without Violence, held annually during the third week in October, is a global YWCA campaign created to mobilize people in communities across the United States and the World to take action against all forms of violence, wherever it occurs. Each year, YWCAs around the globe host local events and create public dialogue about […]

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