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I Know Why the Black Church Prayed – National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

| February 6, 2015

FORT WAYNE—AIDS Task Force and National Council of Urban League Guilds, along with community partners NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 and It Is Well With My Soul, are scheduled to present the movie “I Know Why the Black Church Prayed” followed by a discussion, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Feb. 7 at the Pontiac Branch […]

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Colorism: A conversation for our community

Colorism: A conversation for our community

| February 6, 2015

By Denise Jordan I am really looking forward to the community forum, Colorism: A Conversation for Our Community, scheduled to take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Feb. 9 on the campus of Indiana Tech. The idea for this forum was sparked by Oprah Winfrey’s two documentaries, “Dark Girls” and “Light-Skinned Girls. After watching […]

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Only a great man such as Dr. Martin Luther King…

Only a great man such as Dr. Martin Luther King…

| January 31, 2015

Tony Young speech given at Continuing the Journey Youth Empowerment Seminar We’re here today to honor a great man and his legacy. So much style, elegance and grace came from this man. Sharp in wit and intelligence across the board. This man led our ancestors and all people to a stage of tolerance across America. […]

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MLK Jr. Club thanks community for successful 30th Unity Day Celebration

MLK Jr. Club thanks community for successful 30th Unity Day Celebration

| January 30, 2015

By Clifford F. Buttram Jr. The Fort Wayne MLK Jr. Club Inc. would like to thank the community for their attendance and participation in our 30th Anniversary celebration. Each year, we build on successes that first, honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and second that promote, support and foster collaboration with the Fort Wayne community. This […]

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I Know Why the Black Church Prayed – National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

| January 30, 2015

FORT WAYNE—AIDS Task Force and National Council of Urban League Guilds, along with community partners NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 and It Is Well With My Soul, are scheduled to present the movie “I Know Why the Black Church Prayed” followed by a discussion, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Feb. 7 at the Pontiac Branch […]

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Join Black History Month discussions at old Rialto Theater

| January 30, 2015

FORT WAYNE—In honor of February being Black History Month, the Fort Wayne #MeetupMonday group is joining The Reclamation Project (the old Rialto Theater), 2614 S Calhoun St., for a series of discussions about race, culture, and broader social justice issues, each Monday at 6 p.m. Scheduled topics for discussion include: Monday Feb 2: “Black History Month […]

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Fort Wayne Makeover Conference women’s empowerment, followup events set

Fort Wayne Makeover Conference women’s empowerment, followup events set

| January 28, 2015

FORT WAYNE—New Year. New You. Next Level.  That’s the theme for the Fort Wayne Makeover Conference taking place from 12 noon to 5 p.m., Jan. 31 at the Steel Dynamics Keith Busse IPFW Alumni Center located at 1528 E. California Road. Jil Jordan Greene, founder of the W.Y.E.N. (Women and Youth Empowerment Network) and My […]

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Healthy Lifestyle Fitness Classes offered at Optimistics

| January 27, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Step Up To Fitness Studio is scheduled to present Healthy Lifestyle Fitness Classes from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 6.p.m. to 7 p.m., every Monday at the Optimistic Enterprises Building on corner of Oxford and Warsaw streets. The cost is $5 per class. For more information call (313) 434-6549 Step Up To Fitness Studio […]

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Celebrating Black History Month at the History Center with Dr. John Aden

Celebrating Black History Month at the History Center with Dr. John Aden

| January 21, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Dr. John Aden, executive director of the African/African-American Historical Society in Fort Wayne, is scheduled  to deliver the February George R. Mather Lecture at the History Center a 2 p.m., Feb. 1. The lecture, which is free and open to the public at the museum located at 302 East Berry in downtown Fort Wayne, […]

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Alphas to hold Black and Gold Ball

| January 15, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Theta Upsilon Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. is scheduled to host its Black and Gold Ball at 7 p.m., March 21 at Landmark Conference Centre 622 Ellison Road, featuring a social reception entertainment, dancing, dinner and a cash bar. Proceeds from this event will fund the works of Alpha Phi Alpha […]

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