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AKAs to host All White Party

AKAs to host All White Party

| April 23, 2015

Iota Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. is scheduled to present their All White Party with the Ladies of AKA, 7:08 p.m. to 12:08 p.m., May 23 at Link’s Wonderland Ballroom, 1711 E. Creighton Ave.

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New Zion to open Wellness Center

New Zion to open Wellness Center

| April 16, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The congregation of New Zion Tabernacle, 1835 Spring St., is scheduled to hold a ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony at 2 p.m., April 19 at their new Wellness Center. The center is designed to address the whole person- mind, body and spirit “so that our community is healthy and living out our divine purpose,” […]

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Business Profile on Quantina Lake, travel agent, event planner

Business Profile on Quantina Lake, travel agent, event planner

| April 15, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville 1.)  What is your profession and how long have you been in business? I’m the owner of Eventfulmoments Travel Agency and Event Planning Service.  I’ve been in business since last year but I’ve been providing these same services for five years. 2.)  Where are you located and what are your hours? I’m […]

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‘Religious freedom’ scams

‘Religious freedom’ scams

| April 15, 2015

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Pity the poor, put-upon anti-gay bigots. Worried by recent steady march of federal court decisions advancing the right of gays and lesbians to marry, forces in Arkansas and Indiana tried to copy the Supreme Court majority’s flim-flam maneuver of last year in the Hobby Lobby case: By asserting a […]

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Black Barbershop Initiative provides free screenings, raises awareness

Black Barbershop Initiative provides free screenings, raises awareness

| April 15, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Commission on African American Males in conjunction with the Indiana Commission on the Social Status of Black Males (ICSSBM) hosted the fifth annual Indiana Black Barbershop Health Initiative on Saturday, April 11, at 10 barbershops throughout Fort Wayne. Volunteer nurses, nursing students and community volunteers were stationed at each barbershop location […]

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A. Philip Randolph Institute to hold scholarship banquet

A. Philip Randolph Institute to hold scholarship banquet

| April 8, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI) will hold its annual Scholarship Award Banquet Saturday, April 18 at Link’s Wonderland.  The event begins at 6 pm with dinner and entertainment. A Charles Redd A. Philip Randolph Scholarship will be awarded to two local high school seniors who display a commitment […]

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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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