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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.” […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]