Events

Colorism: A Conversation for Our Community

Colorism: A Conversation for Our Community

| March 18, 2015

Story & Photos by Denise Jordan—The Colorism event allowed me to put to rest some of the angst I had been dealing with and it opened the door for others to do the same.

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Local UNCF group to hold college fair

| March 17, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The UNCF (United Negro College Fund) Fort  Wayne Leadership  Council is scheduled to present a college fair, featuring representatives from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., March 21 at Renaissance Pointe YMCA, 2323 Bowser Ave. Free pizza will be served from 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Among the HBCUs […]

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Photos: Union Baptist Church’s Selma viewing

Photos: Union Baptist Church’s Selma viewing

| March 17, 2015

Click here to read about UBC youth events, including the Selma showing.

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Political forums to provide valuable info, produce historic book

Political forums to provide valuable info, produce historic book

| March 17, 2015

By Eric D. Hackley Attention, political enthusiasts. It’s that time of year again. It’s time to inform and intellectually prepare yourselves to vote in the 2015 Fort Wayne political primary on May 5.  But, who are you going to vote for? Do you know the mayoral candidates?  Do you know what any of their views […]

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Blackhawk Christian Theatre presents Tarzan

Blackhawk Christian Theatre presents Tarzan

| March 13, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Blackhawk Christian Theatre is scheduled to present Disney’s stage musical TARZAN on March 20 and March 21. The musical premiered at the Richard Rodgers Theatre in New York on May 10, 2006 and ran for 486 performances. In June 2011, a new re-worked production of TARZAN opened at the Wagon Wheel Theatre, in Warsaw, Ind.. […]

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Peace rally to commemorate anniversary of Iraq invasion

| March 12, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Local activists are scheduled to a public peace rally at 5:30 p.m., March 20 on the Allen County Courthouse Green in downtown Fort Wayne. The peace rally is to remember the 13th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. Among the groups scheduled to participate are: • Heartland Communities Inc. • The Workers’ Project • Save […]

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Fort Wayne Ballers schedule tryouts

| March 11, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Tryouts for the Fort Wayne Ballers AAU basketball team are scheduled for 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., March 13  fourth and fifth grade boys, and 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., March 14 for sixth, seventh and eighth grade boys. Both tryout sessions are at St. Henry’s Catholic Church School, 2929 E. Paulding Road. For […]

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Urban League site of upcoming political candidates forums

Urban League site of upcoming political candidates forums

| March 11, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Veteran reporter, television show host and producer and writer Eric Hackley is scheduled to host a series of 2015 Political Forums at the Fort Wayne Urban League, 2135 So. Hanna St. Scheduled forums include: FORUM 1 12 noon, March 21—Candidates For Mayor of Fort Wayne FORUM 2 12 noon, March 28—Candidates for Fort Wayne […]

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‘Let Her Sing’ women empowerment event holds crowdfunding campaign to expand to eight U.S. cities

‘Let Her Sing’ women empowerment event holds crowdfunding campaign to expand to eight U.S. cities

| March 9, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Let Her Sing, a renowned Fort Wayne-based women empowerment event, is holding a crowdfunding Indiegogo campaign to take the program across eight cities in the U.S., with the powerful slogan, “Clear the noise, walk in power” symbolizing their aim. Let Her Sing is a movement of freedom and empowerment for women. Through support, knowledge and […]

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APRI to hold local scholarship banquet

APRI to hold local scholarship banquet

| March 6, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The A. Philip Randolph Institute Fort Wayne Chapter is scheduled to hold its Annual Scholarship Banquet at 6 p.m., April 18 at Link’s Wonderland 1711 E. Creighton Ave. Jonathan Ray, president and CEO of the Fort Wayne Urban League is the scheduled best speaker. Cordelia Lewis-Burks, former director of Indiana politics and legislation for […]

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