Video by Eric Hackley Fort Wayne Activist/Educator and Lady Leader Nicole King shares the very personal side of the “Justice or Else” Washington, DC March and why she not only had to attend, but why she took her children.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
By Eric D. Hackley Editor’s note: The following is the second installment in a three-part series writer, historian and television producer Eric Hackley has developed to find out and share with the public why some Fort Wayne residents went to the recent Justice Or Else march commemorating the 20th anniversary of the MIllion Man March […]
What the “Justice or Else” Million Man March means to Fort Wayne black men and women Part one of a three-part series By Eric D. Hackley A few weeks ago, as I was leaving Aldi’s on the south side of Fort Wayne, a young lady stopped me and made a kind remark about liking to […]
The Hackley Report: Notes from the Rev. Carlton Lynch leadership coronation—keynote address by the Rev. Al Sharpton
By Eric D. Hackley Notes from the Sept. 21, Fort Wayne news conference with the Rev. Al Sharpton Brett Thomas WANE-TV NewsChannel 15: I wanted to ask you about the National Action Network. Sharpton: We have chapters in 102 cities that deal with civil rights, urban violence and economic issues in terms of finding jobs and […]
By Eric Hackley Editor’s note: On Sept. 21, noted civil rights activist, news talk television host and minister the Rev. Al Sharpton visited Fort Wayne at the invitation of local activist the Rev. Carlton Lynch. The accompanying video shot by veteran producer, reporter and writer Eric D. Hackley contains the Rev. Sharpton’s full presentation to […]
Does Fort Wayne need outside black leadership? By Eric D. Hackley Well known civil rights activist the Rev. Al Sharpton is scheduled to speak at 7 p.m. on Sept. 21 at Come As You Are Community Church, 7910 S Anthony Blvd. I spoke with the Rev. Carlton Lynch and Wayne Township Trustee Richard Stevenson Sr. […]
By Eric D. Hackley (See video of the interview at bottom of page) ERIC HACKLEY: Recently over at Southgate Plaza right before Mel Odom introduced us, he and I were discussing you. I told him that I had wanted to interview you about your family and the so-called 30 year old “Black Jessies” stigma that […]
Interview with school board president Mark GiaQuinta on the controversial name By Eric Hackley “There are a lot of things that history has done to demean the Native North American people in general, not just the Miami. What we choose and try to correct, we have to pick our battles. We have to pick the battles […]
By Eric D. Hackley Participants in the HackonomicsTV Fort Wayne City Council Candidates forum addressed Indiana Governor Mike Pence shortly after he first signed RFRA into Indiana Law—before Pence backtracked by asking legislators to write an amendment “clarifying” the intent of the bill. This is what they had to say: Cathy Cross, City Council At-Large: […]