Frost Staff Report INDIANAPOLIS—On July 14, Governor Mike Pence in conjunction with the 45th Annual Indiana Black Expo’s Summer Celebration & IBE Business Conference selected Genois Wilson Brabson as this year’s recipient of the Sam Jones Trailblazer Award at the Governor’s Reception held at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis. In 1966 Sam Jones was named […]
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Staff Report FORT WAYNE—Many folks are familiar with the iconic image of Linus carrying his “security blanket” in the Peanuts comic strip and television specials. While the image might give some a chuckle, one local woman said a lot of children in the area don’t have the security of a blanket they can call their […]
Indiana State Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs to host the Central Regional Association of Colored Women’s Clubs and Youth Affiliates
FORT WAYNE—The Indiana State Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs and the Junior Lillian Jones Brown Culture Club of Fort Wayne will host the members of the Central Regional Association of Colored Women’s Clubs and Youth Affiliates. The Convention will run July 25 to July 29 at the Hilton Fort Wayne at the Grand Wayne Convention […]
In reference to “Retail vacancy rate on the rise in the city” (a June 26 article in the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette), I have lived on the southeast side of Fort Wayne for 53 years. This is the worst it has ever been. As if it isn’t sad enough we are not involved in any […]
FORT WAYNE—On July 2, Fort Wayne Police officials held a special ceremony honor George Hill for his service to the department. According to officials, Hill, who has volunteered 21-years, was honored for his work as an integral part of the Fort Wayne Police Lab’s fingerprint section.
Arsonists hit at possibly five, six southern congregations in recent weeks By Bethania Palma Markus Special to the NNPA from The Westside Gazette At least five black churches burned overnight recently and three have been attributed to arson. The recent shooting at Charleston’s Emanuel AME was perhaps the deadliest attack on a black church since […]
FORT WAYNE—The World Baseball Academy, 1701 Freeman St., at Taylor Street, is scheduled to host a Ballpark Fun Day from noon to 2 p.m., July 14 for boys and girls, ages six and older, who would have fun testing their running, throwing and batting skills. WBA instructors will oversee six skills stations. Skills measured include: […]
FORT WAYNE—The Foster’s Kids Basketball Camp is scheduled July 14 through July 16, every evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Bishop Luers High School, 333 E. Paulding Road. The camp is open for children from second to eighth grade. The cost for the camp is $40. J.J. Foster is camp director. For more […]