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Boys and Girls Clubs announces staff changes

Boys and Girls Clubs announces staff changes

| April 18, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The Boys and Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne announced the following changes: • Becky Vandall was named  lead ataff at the Felllowship Unit, and

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From the womb to the world: When do Black men stop respecting Black women?

From the womb to the world: When do Black men stop respecting Black women?

| April 18, 2017

By The Konkrete Rose Special to Frost Illustrated We’ve all seen it. The long, heart felt captions under  an early 90’s photo capturing a young mom in her multi colored wind breaker, bamboo earrings dangling from her ear, as she holds her baby boy who’s grinning into the classic disposable camera.  The warm words that […]

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Annual Spring Book Fair to host northeast Indiana authors and artists

Annual Spring Book Fair to host northeast Indiana authors and artists

| April 17, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Canterbury School is scheduled to hold its annual Spring Book Fair, which is open to the community, from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., April 18 through April 20, at 5601 Covington Road. Not only will the event have books for purchase for ages two through adult, it will also be a venue for a […]

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Man sent for evaluation after battery, barricade incident

Man sent for evaluation after battery, barricade incident

| April 12, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 1:30 p.m., April 4, the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the report of a domestic battery complaint in the 900 block of E. Berry Street. Once on scene, officers located an adult female who indicated that she was the victim of a battery perpetrated by a male acquaintance. The woman was […]

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Pedestrian killed on N. Coliseum Boulevard

Pedestrian killed on N. Coliseum Boulevard

| April 12, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At 11:34 p.m., April 1, the Fort Wayne Police Department received a report of an injury accident involving a pedestrian at the intersection of N. Coliseum Boulevard and Columbia Avenue. Officers arrived and found an adult male lying in the northbound lanes of N. Coliseum Boulevard, who appeared to have been struck by a […]

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The conclusion of the fall election of 2016

The conclusion of the fall election of 2016

| April 12, 2017

The presidential campaign of 2016 displayed and equal distribution of wealth party versus a party that is fascinated by such things as Corvette collections. Voters are poorly read because of the influence of sports and the television. Our minds are becoming incapable of discerning differences—so personalities, rather than issues, dominate. We accept candidates who are […]

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Obituaries: April 12-18, 2017 edition

Obituaries: April 12-18, 2017 edition

| April 12, 2017

Laura Danice Burnett was born on March 27, 1959 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  She was the daughter of James T. Burnett and Mary E Williams.  She departed this life on March 25, 2017 at her home. She was a graduate of South Side High School and had a sincere loving spirit. Laura leaves to cherish her memory […]

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Mr. President, ‘What if it was your mama?’

Mr. President, ‘What if it was your mama?’

| April 11, 2017

By Austin R. Cooper (NNPA Newswire Columnist) During the summer before the election, then-presidential nominee Donald Trump, added this message to his speeches: “You’re living in poverty; your schools are no good; you have no jobs; 58 percent of your youth is unemployed. What the hell do you have to lose?” It was an attempt […]

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Four-, five-year-old boys poisoned by drugs possibly found on Millbrook Drive

Four-, five-year-old boys poisoned by drugs possibly found on Millbrook Drive

| April 9, 2017

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 2:15 p.m., April 5, Fort Wayne police responded to a residence in the 5800 block of Bunt Drive to assist medics with what was being reported as a possible drug overdose involving a five-year-old boy. On scene, officers learned that medics were transporting a five-year-old to a local hospital on the suspicion […]

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Civil rights leaders meet with Attorney General Jeff Sessions

Civil rights leaders meet with Attorney General Jeff Sessions

| April 5, 2017

By Lauren Victoria Burke (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Earlier this month, leaders from six civil rights groups met with Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the Justice Department to discuss a range of issues that are critical to the Black community. The meeting was attended by Kristen Clarke, the president and executive director of the Lawyers Committee […]

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