As the 219th Anniversary of Fort Wayne HIS-Story approaches, why is there no enthusiasm leading up to Fort Wayne’s birthday? Isn’t there community curiosity concerning what Anthony Wayne did to warrant a statue of his likeness and a city named in his honor?
Author Archive: Eric Donald Hackley
Eric Hackley is a veteran independent journalist, television show host and producer focusing largely on history, particularly family history in the black community. His award-winning public access television shows have featured a host of local and national icons. Hackley can be contacted at email@example.com.
There is a psychological dilemma facing Fort Wayne vlacks that no one seems to want to directly and forthrightly address. The reason for this reluctance is contained in the “perceived risk” of publically looking like you don’t like white people.
Eric Hackley interviews well-known playwright, poet, activist and Vietnam veteran Charles Augusta Jones about his experiences in the Vietnam War.
THE HACKLEY REPORT by Eric Donald Hackley The only state of politicians better at re-writing history than those in Texas are those located in Indiana. Texas has only totally reframed slavery, equating it with being an unpaid intern. Indiana on the other hand, has literally deleted Indians from Indiana history and out of Indiana public […]
It’s a pleasure to be back here on Hackonomics. You know, the last time I was here on Hackonomics, I was an angrier young man because I was pretty much fed up with these systems that people fall prey to. And, what you’re gonna find is that people choose the systems of governmrnt religion, entertainment, education.
I count it a blessing to be here today. I did not come here to speak. I’m just here as an observer. I was touched by the lady that gave a grand testimony on how All Mighty God delivers. I was also dazzled by the brother who got up and expressed the effort to end Willie Lynch and all the practitioners of this diabolical scheme against human beings.
THE HACKLEY REPORT by Eric Donald Hackley—Interview with Scott Williams, son of Jesse Williams, founder of Jesse & Sons Barber Shop—the oldest black-owned barbershop in Fort Wayne