Two arrested in Wilt Street raid FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:52 a.m., On Friday, June 13,members of the Fort Wayne Police Department Emergency Services Team, along with members of the Vice & Narcotics Division served a search warrant at 1138 Wilt Street, Apt. No. 1. Detectives had received information that someone at this residence was possibly […]
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Frost Illustrated is Fort Wayne's oldest weekly newspaper. Your Independent Voice in the Community, featuring news & views of African Americans since 1968.
Investigators say Rosilene Taylor, a former, temporary employee of Frost Illustrated, is accused of writing thousands of dollars worth of stolen checks from the publication’s account. Now, the account’s frozen-and the publication’s founder is left trying to save his paper.
By Clifford F. Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated On July 2, 1964, the U.S. government passed a landmark piece of legislation that continues to impact our society. The Civil Rights Act signed into law that day was designed to provide a base and basis for equal opportunity, the elimination of employment, housing, and education […]
© 2014, omowale-ketu oladuwa preamble ~ they got so sophisticated that it seemed like they were afraid to play the blues, like it was demeaning to be funky. and i tried to bring that. i didn’t do it consciously at first. but it started to happen. —horace silver, 1994, newsday interview if there was […]
Local pastor lauds positive attributes of much-maligned side of town FORT WAYNE—For many, it’s an opportunity for fun, perhaps even fellowship with old and new friends. But, for one local minister, the upcoming South Side Fest, scheduled for June 27 and June 28, is much more. According to the Rev. Donovan Coley Sr., CEO and […]
Pedestrian killed in Pontiac Street traffic mishap FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:58 p.m., June 5, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 2800 block of E. Pontiac Street on a report of an injury accident. Upon arrival, officers found an adult male pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle. The man, later […]
FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne’s renowned world champion Voices of UNITY youth choir again is set to take its place on the national and world stage with a number of high-profile performances. First, Voices of UNITY is scheduled to performing at the venerable Carnegie Hall—the nation’s perhaps most revered stage—during the choir’s trip to New York, scheduled […]
FORT WAYNE—It is said that the reward of a life well-lived in service is eternal peace in heaven. While there are many ways to serve, the ministry often is considered the most noble. There’s another saying: Many are called but few are chosen. That said, it is a tremendous honor to be accepted into the […]
FORT WAYNE—Some deserving students recently got help with their future academic careers, thanks to a stalwart community organization with more than a half century legacy of serving young people. On June 1, the Advisory Council of the Jennings Recreation Center (aka the Jennings Center), 1330 McCulloch St., awarded three area students with scholarships during the […]
FORT WAYNE—The Emmanuel Missionary Baptist Church announces plans to participate in the Summer Food Service Program. Free meals will be made available to all children 18 years of age and under and to persons over 18 years who are enrolled in a state-approved educational program for the mentally or physically disabled. Free meals will be […]