Events

10th Annual Earth Day set for April 19

10th Annual Earth Day set for April 19

| April 14, 2015 | Reply

FORT WAYNE—Save Maumee, a renowned area environmental organization, is scheduled to host their 10th Annual Earth Day Celebration, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., April 19. “Earth Day is our way to celebrate the earth that we live upon and depend upon for our health and well-being,” said Save Maumee organizers on their website, savemaumee.org. “Join […]

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A. Philip Randolph Institute to hold scholarship banquet

A. Philip Randolph Institute to hold scholarship banquet

| April 8, 2015 | Reply

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI) will hold its annual Scholarship Award Banquet Saturday, April 18 at Link’s Wonderland.  The event begins at 6 pm with dinner and entertainment. A Charles Redd A. Philip Randolph Scholarship will be awarded to two local high school seniors who display a commitment […]

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Educational support for African American youth available in Summit City

Educational support for African American youth available in Summit City

| April 7, 2015 | Reply

By Connie Scott Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Chapter Journalist Special to the Frost Statistics for African American youth in the areas of health, family, unemployment and education are disturbing, however the Fort Wayne Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will hope to change one aspect on April 18.  The ladies will host […]

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Pilgrim Baptist revival to feature Minister Steven Brooks Jr., musical group Immeasurable

Pilgrim Baptist revival to feature Minister Steven Brooks Jr., musical group Immeasurable

| April 3, 2015 | Reply

FORT WAYNE—Pilgrim Baptist Church is scheduled to welcome Minister Steven Brooks Jr. a native of Baltimore, Md., as the guest preacher for their upcoming revival, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., each night, April 8 through April 10. Minister Brooks recognized the call upon his life to preach the word of God at the […]

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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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