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Heartland’s Jazz Q and ArtWorks combine for a one of a kind evening

| February 17, 2015

It’s so hot it’s cool… Fort Wayne—Cool and colorful art blends with hot and spicy jazz on Friday, February 20 at 7:00 pm. “Jazz at the Galleria” promises to be an outstanding evening with Heartland’s Jazz Q and Combo in a cabaret-style concert surrounded by the luscious visuals of ArtWorks the Galleria of Fine Art, […]

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Unity Barber Shop blesses Mayor Henry with service award

Unity Barber Shop blesses Mayor Henry with service award

| February 11, 2015

FORT WAYNE—On Feb. 5, a group of devoted and service-minded citizens gathered at Unity Barber Shop, 921 E. Pontiac St., to honor another community servant. The staff of Unity, led by Brother Foundation One, present Fort Wayne Mayor Tom Henry with a plaque thanking him for his good service to  the community. In addition to […]

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Video: Terry Lymon on knowing your rights

Video: Terry Lymon on knowing your rights

| February 10, 2015

Retired Indiana State Police Officer Terry Lymon delivers a very passionate, yet intellectual plea on the importance of black men knowing their constitutional rights. Mr. Lymon suggests that some corrupt officers use your ignorance of your rights against you. If the police know or think that you may know your rights, that may eliminate or lessen their potential deviant behavior against you.

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Credit prayer, God with reduction of city homicides

Credit prayer, God with reduction of city homicides

| February 7, 2015

By the Rev. Arsben D. Jennings Special to Frost Illustrated My name is Reverend Arsben Dennis Jennings and I am not addressing my accomplishments here in the city of Fort Wayne for egotistical or self-centered or boastful, proud reasons.  I simply want to point out progress that has been made in this community that may […]

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God’s love is the greatest power for change, healing

God’s love is the greatest power for change, healing

| February 6, 2015

By the Rev. Arsben D. Jennings I want to start off by saying that I apologize for making the remark in my last article in the Frost concerning Chief Garry Hamilton not thanking the community of Fort Wayne for their prayers.  I personally called Chief Hamilton and he informed me that the interview with the […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! Because He lives, I can face tomorrow!

Rev. Stewart Speaks! Because He lives, I can face tomorrow!

| February 6, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Tomorrow… tomorrow is not promised, but for some of us, tomorrow is an anxious thought. With each new day that we face comes challenges. We don’t know if we will fall ill, if we will be injured in a car accident, or if a loved one will pass away. The […]

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The death of Social Activism in America (part 2 of 2)

The death of Social Activism in America (part 2 of 2)

| February 4, 2015

  By Diego Morales February, cold and dark for most of us; teasing us with the promise of spring just around the corner. February also signifies Black History Month. A month of recognition for the cultural impact black society has made in this country. A month? Not just a month but the shortest month of […]

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History Center reschedules Black History Month lecture

History Center reschedules Black History Month lecture

| February 4, 2015

FORT WAYNE—February’s George R. Mather Lecture at the History Center has been rescheduled for 2 p.m. Feb. 8 due to the winter storm. Dr. John Aden is set to deliver the lecture on William Warfield.

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March for Paris victims of shooting called display of contradiction

March for Paris victims of shooting called display of contradiction

| January 27, 2015

(GIN)—Close to four million people joined a historic march in Paris, France, on Jan. 11, to show sympathy with the 12 fallen staffers of Charlie Hebdo, a French satirical magazine, and support for the right of free expression in the media. The 12 were shot by two brothers, orphaned children of Algerian immigrants, on Jan. […]

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Development Bank joins funders for African ‘smart cities’

Development Bank joins funders for African ‘smart cities’

| January 27, 2015

(GIN)–Financing is being arranged for a multi-million dollar ‘smart city’ in Diamniado, Senegal, by the African Development Bank. Similar investments are taking place in the Ivory Coast and other West African states. The smart city, located on a 25 hectare site, will have broadband infrastructure, smart buildings, data centers and an ICT training facility. The […]

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