Education

We must get Every Student Succeds Act right

We must get Every Student Succeds Act right

| May 4, 2017

By Wade Henderson In late March, President Trump signed a resolution to invalidate a regulation designed to help implement the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). This move will create tremendous confusion among states that are currently in the middle of putting the new law in place in time for the 2017-2018 school year. Even more […]

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Spotlight on chess being taught to our youth at American Legion Post 148

Spotlight on chess being taught to our youth at American Legion Post 148

| April 26, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? As always, I hope you’re still taking time out of your schedules to bring yourselves some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel on our journey of love to get to know one another better, because it feels so good.  On […]

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Questa announces scholarship opportunites

Questa announces scholarship opportunites

| April 26, 2017

Applications available online for Roy and Dodez Scholarships FORT WAYNE—Questa Education Foundation is announcing two different scholarship opportunities with applications starting May 15, 2017 for regional nursing students and also for Indiana students attending Dartmouth College. Questa Education Foundation administers the Virgil J & Mildred C Roy “Nursing” scholarship for Northeast Indiana students seeking a […]

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Fort Wayne Deltas to present ‘Dancing Through the Decades’ on April 29

Fort Wayne Deltas to present ‘Dancing Through the Decades’ on April 29

| April 21, 2017

Courtesy of Delta Sigma Theta FORT WAYNE—Tickets are now on sale for the annual Spring Scholarship Fundraiser on Saturday, April 29 at Cerutti’s Summit Room located on 6601 Innovation Blvd. Attendees are invited to “dress for your favorite decade or come as you are” to experience a 50/50 Raffle, Art Sale and Delta Step Show! […]

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Boys & Girls Club Launches Blue Bucket Brigade

Boys & Girls Club Launches Blue Bucket Brigade

| April 18, 2017

Submitted by Jeanie Summerville Courtesy of the Boys & Girls Club A new initiative, which Sgt. Mitch McKinney of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) calls a “movement,” was launched on Monday, March 20 with a morning press conference in the office of the Mayor Tom Henry. The movement, called the Blue Bucket Brigade, is […]

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Trump’s budget cuts hurt same people who voted for him

Trump’s budget cuts hurt same people who voted for him

| March 27, 2017

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) If you happened to have voted for the man who now occupies the White House, you may be feeling bamboozled right about now. The man who said that he wanted to take care of the little people, those who were forgotten by the elites, now wants to cut programs […]

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Republican lawmakers attack education, civil rights

Republican lawmakers attack education, civil rights

| March 23, 2017

What you should know about the latest Republican attacks on education By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) The effort to repeal and replace health care is generating headlines, and the attempt to investigate Trump’s Russia connections is of high importance. The specious claim that President Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower, too, has generated interest, largely […]

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Deltas invite high school, college student to apply for scholarship

Deltas invite high school, college student to apply for scholarship

| March 16, 2017

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. is accepting applications for its Floretta A. Clancy Memorial Scholarship. The Floretta A. Clancy Memorial Scholarship was established in 1974 as a memorial to Mrs. Floretta A. Clancy, a charter member of the Fort Wayne Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. […]

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NAFEO’s Lezli Baskerville calls HBCU White House meetings successful

NAFEO’s Lezli Baskerville calls HBCU White House meetings successful

| March 15, 2017

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) Through the vitriolic, and sometimes venomous, atmosphere of the presidential campaign, a highly-regarded member of then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s inner circle focused on one issue that was largely ignored: the future of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). “[Omarosa] Manigault was strategically placing HBCUs high on the […]

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Spotlight on Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Fifth Annual Women’s History Month Brunch

Spotlight on Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Fifth Annual Women’s History Month Brunch

| March 15, 2017

By Jeanie Summersville What’s up, babies? Check this out: Last Saturday at Link’s Wonderland was the fifth Annual Zeta Phi Beta Sorortiy Inc. Women’s History Month Brunch and it was absolutely fantastic.  This event featured the beautiful and elegant Sheekri Style Platinum Dancers and it was wonderful sight watching them perform.  The guest speaker was […]

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