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Edna Rowland Williams: An early perspective on Central High School

Edna Rowland Williams: An early perspective on Central High School

| April 8, 2015

  The Central High All-Year Blowout of 2015 jumps off on April 25 at the McMillen Park Community Center, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For all festival inquires, visit  www.centralhighschoolfest.com or call the African/African American Historical Society Museum (AAAHSM) at 260.420.0765. Like their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/CentralHighSchoolFest. The following article is one in a series of […]

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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.  Presents 3rd Annual Women’s History Month Luncheon

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.  Presents 3rd Annual Women’s History Month Luncheon

| April 3, 2015

Courtesy of Eta Upsilon Zeta Chapter FORT WAYNE—March is Women’s History Month.  Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., Eta Upsilon Zeta Chapter held their 3rd Annual Women’s History Month Luncheon “Weaving the Stories of Women Lives” on March 28 at Link’s Wonderland.  Local phenomenal women from the Fort Wayne Community were recognized and honored for their outstanding contributions and […]

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Zounds! What great sounds from the traveling cast of ‘Memphis the Musical’

Zounds! What great sounds from the traveling cast of ‘Memphis the Musical’

| April 2, 2015

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Though I missed seeing “Memphis the Musical” when it was in Indy, I did sponsor a student. And, when it was in Muncie at Emens, I did not feel up to driving there two weeks ago, so I said to myself: “I might have to travel to Chicago this summer.” But as […]

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The Rescue Mission to host Sixth Annual Charis House Gala

| March 23, 2015

FORT WAYNE—On May 1, The Rescue Mission is scheduled to host the Sixth Annual Charis House Gala live and silent auction to benefit Charis House, the Mission’s shelter for homeless women and children. This year’s theme is “Real Hope Through Real Change”. The event is scheduled to take place at the Ceruti’s Banquet and Event […]

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Spotlight on the beauty within the heart of Pastor Carlton Lynch (part two)

Spotlight on the beauty within the heart of Pastor Carlton Lynch (part two)

| March 18, 2015

What’s up, babies? Last week, we met Pastor Carlton Lynch, who told how he entered the ministry and how he has endured and risen from various trials. This week, we follow up with part two of his story so that you may know, feel and understand the different things that he’s done to prove his loyalty to the community, […]

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Aljean Rogers Tubbs and the Central art of twirling

Aljean Rogers Tubbs and the Central art of twirling

| March 18, 2015

By Braynt Rozier Special to Frost Illustrated The Central High All-Year Blowout of 2015 jumps off from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., April 25 at the McMillen Park Community Center. For all festival inquires, visit  www.centralhighschoolfest.com or call the African/African American Historical Society Museum (AAAHSM) at (260) 420.0765. Like their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/CentralHighSchoolFest. The next […]

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Local UNCF group to hold college fair

| March 17, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The UNCF (United Negro College Fund) Fort  Wayne Leadership  Council is scheduled to present a college fair, featuring representatives from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., March 21 at Renaissance Pointe YMCA, 2323 Bowser Ave. Free pizza will be served from 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Among the HBCUs […]

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They said I wouldn’t make it…

They said I wouldn’t make it…

| March 17, 2015

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Have you ever heard the song “I’m still holding on” by artist Luther Barnes featuring the Rev. F.C. Barnes and the Rev. Janice Brown? The beginning of the words of the song go like this: They said I wouldn’t make it. They said I wouldn’t be here today. They said […]

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Children learn valuable biblical, life lessons at ‘little church with a big heart’

Children learn valuable biblical, life lessons at ‘little church with a big heart’

| March 17, 2015

Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Christ Church Of Faith, described by folks as “a little church with a big heart,” dedicates every third Sunday morning of “the little people.” A team of cooks, KaRrin Eldridge and Michelle Wallace, starts the morning at 9 a.m. with a hot breakfast for all children that are there to […]

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Political forums to provide valuable info, produce historic book

Political forums to provide valuable info, produce historic book

| March 17, 2015

By Eric D. Hackley Attention, political enthusiasts. It’s that time of year again. It’s time to inform and intellectually prepare yourselves to vote in the 2015 Fort Wayne political primary on May 5.  But, who are you going to vote for? Do you know the mayoral candidates?  Do you know what any of their views […]

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