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Times–a-changin’!

Times–a-changin’!

| February 23, 2014

Do you remember the days when people rushed to get to church to get a seat? You know, before many churches could afford microphones that magnified the voice of the singer or preacher.

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From tribulation to transformation: The William ‘JR’ Norfleet III story

From tribulation to transformation: The William ‘JR’ Norfleet III story

| February 23, 2014

Fort Wayne native Beverly “Granny” Elkins had to bury her 19-year-old grandson William “JR” Norfleet III on Jan. 27, a victim of lung cancer.

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GOP accommodates evil

| February 22, 2014

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Just when, six years in to the Obama presidency, I think I’m hardened to the deranged anti-Obama rants of conservatives and Republican Party officials, I’ve been reminded that the cesspool of bigotry is bottomless—and that there are always people out there willing to splash around in the filth. One […]

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Frost Illustrated has immediate openings for experienced Sales Reps

| February 21, 2014

Sales Representative Job Purpose: Service clients by identifying their advertising needs and creating viable, affordable solutions to maximize their exposure using all available tools our company offers: Frost Illustrated weekly newspaper www.frostillustrated.com Frost Media smartphone app Sales Representative Job Duties: -Services existing accounts, obtains orders, and establishes new accounts by planning and organizing daily work […]

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Interview with ‘American Master’ Alice Walker

Interview with ‘American Master’ Alice Walker

| February 20, 2014

Alice Walker made history as the first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1983 for her novel “The Color Purple.”

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Weisser Park Center to host Black History Bowl

Weisser Park Center to host Black History Bowl

| February 20, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Weisser Park Youth Center, 802 Eckart St., is scheduled to host its Sixth Annual Black History Bowl from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Feb. 20.

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The ‘mis-education’ of a society: Take 28 days to ‘know me’

| February 20, 2014

This is dedicated to those who had to hear the common questions “When is it Caucasian History Month?” or “Why is there not a White History Month?”

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Crime & Safety Briefs: Feb. 19 edition

Crime & Safety Briefs: Feb. 19 edition

| February 20, 2014

• Police seek Embassy vandalism suspects
• Man in good condition after shooting
• Police investigate Decatur Road area shooting

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Obituaries: Feb. 19 edition

Obituaries: Feb. 19 edition

| February 19, 2014

• Patricia Elizabeth Henderson Leanear Day
• Richard Godfrey Gatewood
• Geraldine Gunn
• Willie R. Manning

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Father of Trayvon Martin to speak at local book launch

| February 19, 2014

FORT WAYNE—On Feb. 26, America and the world was set to commemorate the second anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death, a 17-year old African American male who whose life was violently taken from him after being profiled, pursued, attacked, shot and killed as he walked home from a convenience store. In his commitment to transform tragedy […]

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