Events

Director’s notes for A Lesson Before Dying

Director’s notes for A Lesson Before Dying

| October 29, 2014

A Lesson Before Dying takes us back to 1948, rural Louisiana. A time and a place where it is not surprising that race is an issue in sentencing a young black man to death.

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Crime and Safety Report: October 29-November 4 Edition

| October 29, 2014

Man charged with murder in cemetery death of woman FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:20 p.m., Oct. 20, Fort Wayne police responded to the Catholic Cemetery located at 3500 Lake Avenue when ground crews discovered a woman down on the undeveloped portion of the cemetery property which is immediately south of the cemetery itself. Officers, medics and […]

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Fort Wayne Urban League set to host job fair Oct. 30

| October 29, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Urban League’s Employment Department is scheduled to host a Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30, that is open to the public. Community members are encouraged to bring their resumes and dress for success. Frontier, Lowe’s, Kelly Services, Superior Aluminum Alloys, Meijer and other businesses will provide on-site interviews […]

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Workshop focuses on challenges of leading a minority owned firm

Workshop focuses on challenges of leading a minority owned firm

| October 27, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Indiana Tech, The Center for Creative Collaboration and the Edward Lowe Foundation are scheduled to conduct a workshop on the challenges of leading a minority owned firm from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 19, at Indiana Tech’s Fort Wayne Campus, Talwar Leadership Center, 1600 E. Washington Blvd. According to organizers, diversity is a […]

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State IDAAC meeting comes to Fort Wayne

State IDAAC meeting comes to Fort Wayne

| October 27, 2014

Late Charles Redd to be honored at meeting FORT WAYNE—The Indiana Democrat African American Caucus (IDAAC) will be holding their Fourth Quarterly meeting in Fort on Nov. 1, at Link’s Wonderland, 1711 East Creighton Ave. The Executive Board is scheduled to meet at 1 p.m. and the General Membership and the public are invited to […]

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NAACP announces date for 69th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet

NAACP announces date for 69th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet

| October 26, 2014

The 69th Annual Marjorie D. Wickliffe Freedom Fund Banquet, sponsored by the Fort Wayne/Allen County Branch of NAACP, is scheduled for Nov. 7, at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Ave.

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History Center announces events for November

| October 25, 2014

FORT WAYNE—A lecture on the Fort Wayne pilot Cap Cornish, Traders Days and the Festival of Gingerbread fill the events calendar for November at the History Center. Sunday, Nov 2, Ruth Ann Ingraham will deliver the George R. Mather Lecture and sign copies of her book “Cap Cornish, Indiana Pilot: Navigating the Century of Flight.” […]

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Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs announces community outreach events

| October 23, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS—The Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs will be visiting eight Hoosier communities over the next several weeks, holding Community Outreach events that will offer veterans, active duty members and their dependents opportunities to connect with services and prospective employers. All events are free. To help organizers plan and staff each event, free registration can be accomplished […]

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Acclaimed jazz artist Art “Turk” Burton to play at American Legion Post 148

Acclaimed jazz artist Art “Turk” Burton to play at American Legion Post 148

| October 22, 2014

  Editor’s note: The following article is being reprinted to correct information. The date of the concert at American Legion Post 148 is Nov. 8. Look for a profile on Art “Turk” Burton in an upcoming edition of Frost Illustrated. FORT WAYNE—The Three Rivers Institute of Afrikan Art & Culture is scheduled to present a […]

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History Center set to host Who Is a Hoosier? traveling exhibit

| October 14, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The History Center is hostin Who Is a Hoosier?, one of the Indiana Historical Society’s (IHS’s) newest traveling exhibitions. The exhibition, wich opened Oct. 8, is on display at The History Center, located at 302 East Berry St. The makeup of Indiana’s communities has changed over time, molded by the contributions of a wide range […]

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