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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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Less than year in office, Malawi prez faces calls for ouster

Less than year in office, Malawi prez faces calls for ouster

| January 27, 2015

(GIN)–Barely eight months into his term in office, Malawian President Peter Mutharika and his government are facing furious calls for their resignation in what some fear could be a reprise of the riots against former President Bingu wa Mutharika, the brother of the current head of state. A coalition of 20 leading NGOs has announced […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! I’ve got a new home!

Rev. Stewart Speaks! I’ve got a new home!

| January 27, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart I remember growing up and singing songs like “I’ve got a new home, over in Zion, and it’s mine, mine, all mine!” Do you remember hearing those kinds of songs? I have mixed emotions as I think of having a new home. Having a new home implies that there was […]

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Did You Know?Take time, effort to seek expungement

Did You Know?Take time, effort to seek expungement

| January 21, 2015

By LaLeta McClure Happy 2015 my people/community. It’s been awhile since I have last written to you, and a lot of Civil Rights issues and concerns has also taken place too. Time, issues, and concerns all bring about a change. Change is always constant and we the people/community have a hand in making changes, and […]

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2015 MLK Club Unity Day guest speakers; Breakfast with the Clergy

2015 MLK Club Unity Day guest speakers; Breakfast with the Clergy

| January 14, 2015

By  Clifford Buttram Jr. The MLK Club Annual Unity Day celebrations promote community awareness, camaraderie, and an opportunity to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Each year, we host a Breakfast with the Clergy to start the celebration and to acknowledge and award our local clergy. Immediately following the breakfast, […]

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