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Spotlight on Jonathan C. Ray how he became who he is today (part two of two)

Spotlight on Jonathan C. Ray how he became who he is today (part two of two)

| December 13, 2014

  By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? We made it through another year and that pleases me because we can continue on our journey of love together and soak in some joy, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we feel the beauty.  On that note, let’s learn more about Jonathan Ray: “Hello, Frost Illustrated […]

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Journey to justice

Journey to justice

| December 11, 2014

By the Rev. Bill McGill Special to Frost Illustrated We have come here on this second Sunday in advent, because on an almost daily basis the blood of African American men is being needlessly spent. On this Sunday when we light the candle of love, we have far too many police officers in our nation […]

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Spotlight on the ‘Dynamic Duo:’ Twins Janet and Lenet to perform at American Legion Post 148

Spotlight on the ‘Dynamic Duo:’ Twins Janet and Lenet to perform at American Legion Post 148

| December 11, 2014

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that, you’re still taking the time out of your days to bring yourselves and others some well deserved joy, happiness, beauty and some form of peace of mind as we travel, on our journey of love to get […]

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At National Council of Teachers of English Conference, I Met Authors, Listened to Atty. Edelman, Addressed Social Justice and Dined Well

At National Council of Teachers of English Conference, I Met Authors, Listened to Atty. Edelman, Addressed Social Justice and Dined Well

| December 11, 2014

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Knowing a year in advance that the National Council of Teachers of English, of which I am an Emeritus member,  was holding its convention in Washington, D.C., for a couple of months I toyed with attending. Then, when I received a proposal request form to present, I perused the suggested topics, […]

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‘10th Regional Exhibition and Boycott! to open at Artlink’

| December 10, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Artlink’s 10th Regional Exhibition is scheduled to open from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Dec. 12, in the Auer Center, 300 E. Main Street. This is a juried exhibition featuring all-media artwork submitted by artists who live within 100 miles of Fort Wayne. The Regional happens every two years in Artlink’s Main Galleries (Sauerteig […]

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Indiana African American Dems elect officers

Indiana African American Dems elect officers

| December 10, 2014

FORT WAYNE—On Aug. 23, at the Indiana Democratic Editorial Association (IDEA) held in French Lick, Ind., officers for the 2015-2016 terms were elected for the State Indiana Democrat African American Caucus (IDAAC). They are as follows: • President—Tonda Pauley, Evansville. • Vice-President—Barrett Barry, South Bend. • Secretary—Zanzer Anderson, Elkhart. • Treasurer—Sharon Dunson, Indianapolis. The new […]

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MLK Club to present Santa On Tour Dec. 13

| December 10, 2014

By Clifford Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—As we enter into the Holiday season, the MLK Jr. Club Inc. is scheduled to host its 18th Annual Santa On Tour and Trolley Ride from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., Dec. 13. The event is scheduled to commence at the Renaissance Points YMCA on 2323 Bowser […]

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MLK Jr. Club Celebrates 30 years with free 2015 Unity Day admission

MLK Jr. Club Celebrates 30 years with free 2015 Unity Day admission

| December 10, 2014

By Clifford F. Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The MLK Jr. Club of Fort Wayne  is scheduled to celebrate its 30th Anniversary of community service by offering free admission to the 2015 Unity Day celebration. Our commitment to the community through these years has built a high level of appreciation for our guests, […]

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March, rally on community policing scheduled for Dec. 7

March, rally on community policing scheduled for Dec. 7

| December 3, 2014

FORT WAYNE—In light of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., and other cities in the U.S., there is a need for communities and police departments to come together and review/revise/implement strategies to collectively ensure neighborhood confidence and safety for all of our citizens. The UAW Local 2209 Civil Rights Committee in partnership with the Fort Wayne […]

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It Is Well With My Soul moves F.U.N. Fridays to Tuesdays with discussion of women in politics

It Is Well With My Soul moves F.U.N. Fridays to Tuesdays with discussion of women in politics

| November 25, 2014

FORT WAYNE—-According to the 2010 census, the gender makeup of Fort Wayne is 48.4 percent male and 51.6 percent female. The number of female voters has exceeded the number of male voters in every presidential election since 1964. Females outnumber males in number of registered voters. Yet, women are by far underrepresented in elected officials. […]

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