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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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Time to honor legacy of Selma march with renewed action

| March 3, 2015
Time to honor legacy of Selma march with renewed action

By the Rev. Bill McGill Special to Frost Illustrated “For all of us today the battle is in our hands.  The road ahead is not altogether a smooth one.  There are no broad highways to lead us easily and inevitably to quick solutions.  We must keep going.  Our aim must never be to defeat or […]

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Zeta Sorority announces Scholarship Program

| March 3, 2015
Zeta Sorority announces Scholarship Program

Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Chapter of Eta Upsilon Zeta of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. is currently accepting applications for the Zeta Memorial Scholarship Program. High school seniors planning to pursue a college education may apply.  Applicants must submit a completed application and meet the following criteria:  Demonstrate scholastic potential; be […]

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Rainbow PUSH’s Fincher offers ride to Selma celebration

| March 3, 2015
Rainbow PUSH’s Fincher offers ride to Selma celebration

FORT WAYNE—The Rev. Dr. Isaac Fincher, president of the local Rainbow PUSH organization, plans to attend the events in Selma, Ala. commemorating the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, the Selma-to-Montgomery March and the Voting Rights Act of 1965. He is scheduled to depart Fort Wayne on March 6 and return March 8. If you are […]

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Pilgrim Baptist to present Earlham’s Gospel Revelations in concert

| March 3, 2015
Pilgrim Baptist to present Earlham’s Gospel Revelations in concert

FORT WAYNE—Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1331 Gay St., is scheduled to present Gospel Revelations, in concert at 6 p.m., March 8. Gospel Revelations, a musical group from Earlham College in Richmond, Ind., is billed as one of Indiana’s finest collegiate choirs. Like their choir, Earlham College is ranked as one of the best, ranked among the […]

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THE RELIGION CORNER: Black History Month—A true Supreme Court story

| February 26, 2015
THE RELIGION CORNER: Black History Month—A true Supreme Court story

By Lyndia Grant Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer Floyd Hill was a young boy who grew up in rural North Carolina. He dreamed that one day he would own a very large farm. Hill was born in 1907. He disregarded the extreme racism that existed in the South, and he refused to […]

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F.O.G (Favor of God) Warning

| February 26, 2015
F.O.G (Favor of God) Warning

By Pastor E. A. Deckard Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times “God can cause opportunity to find you. He has unexpected blessings where you suddenly meet the right person, or suddenly your health improves, or suddenly you’re able to pay off your house. That’s God shifting things in your favor.”—Joel Osteen “Many […]

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Obituaries: February 25—March 3 Edition

| February 25, 2015
Obituaries: February 25—March 3 Edition

Gwendolyn Bradley, 55, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Service was Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at Renaissance Missionary Baptist Church, 5515 South Hanna St. Treva D. Breland, 45, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at Wesley Health care, Auburn, Ind. Born on July 29, 1969, in Fort Wayne; she was […]

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Businesss Profile: Thomas Brownlee’s Tax Service

| February 25, 2015
Businesss Profile: Thomas Brownlee’s Tax Service

By Jeanie Summerville Thomas E. Brownlee is the owner of Thomas Brownlee’s Tax Service that’s located at 3405 Monroe St., and 3622 S. Calhoun St., in Fort Wayne, Ind.  In the following interview, he explains his primary focus on preparing your taxes and meeting your tax needs especially now since tax season is here. 1.) […]

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Ugandan activist tipped for famed Peace Prize

| February 25, 2015
Ugandan activist tipped for famed Peace Prize

(GIN)—From a camp for displaced people amidst war, Victor Ochen was never far from the strife that afflicted Uganda more than a decade ago. The Lord’s Resistance Army abducted his elder brother and cousin. Their whereabouts are still unknown. Since then, Ochen has turned his personal pain into an initiative that aims to rehabilitate victims […]

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