Editor’s note: Five years ago, local literacy advocate, champion of history, community activist and renowned storyteller Chief Condra Ridley graciously took time out of her busy schedule to prepare these biographies of just a few notable women in Fort Wayne’s history. Ridley said she wanted to express her thanks to the Fort Wayne African/African-American […]
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The City of Fort Wayne Housing & Neighborhood Services department is inviting the public to learn about the department’s 2013 accomplishments in spending Federal housing and block grant dollars. The Annual Performance Evaluation meeting is set for 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at the Fort Wayne Urban League, 2135 S. Hanna St. Interested citizens […]
From the City of Fort Wayne FORT WAYNE—Residents will see a record amount of neighborhood infrastructure enhancements in the City of Fort Wayne as part of the 2014 construction season. On March 6, Mayor Tom Henry formally announced the list of projects that will result in an investment of over $20 million. Mayor Henry visited […]
Files released by the Chicago Catholic Archdiocese show decades of systematic secrecy and protection of pedophile priests.
Two apprehended, two injured after vehicle pursuit FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:09, Feb. 20, an officer with the Fort Wayne Police Department attempted a traffic stop on an orange Chevrolet Avalanche at the intersection of S. Hanna St. and E. Lewis St. The Avalanche failed to stop, but instead led police on a pursuit that went down […]
By Rev. Lakeya Stewart, M.Div. D.Min, ABD “Believe and receive!” We’ve all heard preachers say this. Perhaps, we have even said this. God is indeed able to do anything and that includes healing; however, God is not a magician. Neither is God a genie in a bottle that can be rubbed to make random […]
Pulitzer Prize-winner Gwendolyn Brooks epitomized the idea of a true poet—a guardian of the reality of the people’s soul.
New research finds that consumers of color still report paying higher interest rates on dealer-financed car loans than other consumers.