19-year-old critically injured in crash FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:30 a.m., Feb. 24, Fort Wayne Police responded to the report of a vehicle crashing into a tree in the 2600 block of Belle Vista Boulevard. Once on scene police, fire and medics found a single vehicle occupied by the driver, 19-year-old Patrick Alan Payton III, which […]
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Special to Frost Illustrated from Identity Counts Cultural Consultants “You see my glory but you don’t know my hair story!”—Green Hair Revolution Most of us have it and wear it like a crown jewel; and those who don’t still present themselves in ways that express something meaningful about its absence. We spend time, talent, and […]
By the Rev. Bill McGill Special to Frost Illustrated “For all of us today the battle is in our hands. The road ahead is not altogether a smooth one. There are no broad highways to lead us easily and inevitably to quick solutions. We must keep going. Our aim must never be to defeat or […]
Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Chapter of Eta Upsilon Zeta of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. is currently accepting applications for the Zeta Memorial Scholarship Program. High school seniors planning to pursue a college education may apply. Applicants must submit a completed application and meet the following criteria: Demonstrate scholastic potential; be […]
FORT WAYNE—Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1331 Gay St., is scheduled to present Gospel Revelations, in concert at 6 p.m., March 8. Gospel Revelations, a musical group from Earlham College in Richmond, Ind., is billed as one of Indiana’s finest collegiate choirs. Like their choir, Earlham College is ranked as one of the best, ranked among the […]
FORT WAYNE—On March 8, Six-time Olympic medalist Jackie Joyner-Kersee is scheduled to lead a local 50th year commemoration of the 1965 “Bloody Sunday” march.
Police investigate shooting; victim critical FORT WAYNE—At approximately 4:32 p.m., March 4, the Fort Wayne Police department responded to calls about gunshots being heard in the 1900 block of Greentree Court. While officers were responding, another caller reported an adult male in a vehicle in the 1000 block of Buchanan Street suffering from an apparent […]
By Lyndia Grant Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer Floyd Hill was a young boy who grew up in rural North Carolina. He dreamed that one day he would own a very large farm. Hill was born in 1907. He disregarded the extreme racism that existed in the South, and he refused to […]
By Pastor E. A. Deckard Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward Times “God can cause opportunity to find you. He has unexpected blessings where you suddenly meet the right person, or suddenly your health improves, or suddenly you’re able to pay off your house. That’s God shifting things in your favor.”—Joel Osteen “Many […]
Gwendolyn Bradley, 55, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. Service was Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, at Renaissance Missionary Baptist Church, 5515 South Hanna St. Treva D. Breland, 45, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at Wesley Health care, Auburn, Ind. Born on July 29, 1969, in Fort Wayne; she was […]