Events

Travel to Chicago with the Lincolnites

Travel to Chicago with the Lincolnites

| June 10, 2014

FORT WAYNE—A select group of high school alumni have planned a special trip to give them a chance for fellowship, reminiscing and fun next month. On July 18,, Fort Wayne Chapter of the Lincolnite Club is scheduled to take a bus trip to Chicago for several days of shopping, sightseeing and fellowship with other Lincolnites. […]

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F.U.N. sponsors Race Unity Day program June 13

| June 10, 2014

FORT WAYNE—From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m, June 13, F.U.N. (Folks Uniting Nowadays) is scheduled to host Cross Cultural Families, Past, Present, and Future—A Race Unity Day Celebration in collaboration with The Bahá’í Community of Fort Wayne and It Is Well With My Soul of the Department of Educational Studies, Teachers College, Ball State University […]

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AAAHSM offers summer camp for 3rd to 7th graders

AAAHSM offers summer camp for 3rd to 7th graders

| June 10, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The African/African American Historical Society Museum (AAAHSM, affectionately called “The Awesome”) announces its summer camp offerings for Summer 2014, open to third to seventh grade children from all backgrounds. This new set of programs runs for eight weeks, 9 a.m. to Noon, June 16 to Aug. 8. Taught by John Aden,PhD and other local […]

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Mayor Tom Henry Issues Proclamation Proclaiming Finer Womanhood Day for Zeta celebration

Mayor Tom Henry Issues Proclamation Proclaiming Finer Womanhood Day for Zeta celebration

| May 26, 2014

By Sheryl Edwards Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Mary Breaux Wright, the International President of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., was the keynote speaker at the 40th Annual Finer Womanhood Scholarship Benefit on May 17, held in Fort Wayne at the Hilton Fort Wayne at the Grand Wayne Convention Center. Post by Frost Illustrated. The theme […]

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Jerusalem Baptist Church to celebrate 54th Homecoming in June

Jerusalem Baptist Church to celebrate 54th Homecoming in June

| May 25, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Jerusalem Baptist Church, 1151 Francis St., is scheduled to celebrate their 54th Homecoming Church Anniversary throughout the month of June. The theme for the celebration is “A New Covenant Church,” taken from Jeremiah 31:31. Jerusalem Baptist Church is one of the oldest African American  Baptist churches in the city. The late Dr. Samuel A. Walker […]

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Catholic Charities to Host Citizen Naturalization Seminar

Catholic Charities to Host Citizen Naturalization Seminar

| May 23, 2014

Bishop Rhoades to Address Attendees FORT WAYNE—On Friday May 23, 2014 Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Fort Wayne – South Bend will host an all-day seminar titled “Learning How to Become a United States Citizen Through Naturalization, Derivation, or Acquisition.” The seminar is slated to begin at 8:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast provided […]

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Spotlight on benefit fashion show for Joyce McGown

Spotlight on benefit fashion show for Joyce McGown

| May 20, 2014

By Jeanie Summerville Whatz up, babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that, you’re still taking some time out on a daily basis to bring yourselves and others some joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel on our journey of love to get […]

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Urban League Guild to hold scholarship ball

| May 14, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Urban League Guild is scheduled to hold their Scholarship Masquerade Ball, “A Celebration of Educational Excellence” at 6 p.m., May 31I at Orchard Ridge Country Club, 4531 Lower Huntington Road in Fort Wayne. The Fort Wayne Urban League Guild (FWULG) members are committed and focused on assisting the local affiliate with […]

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Malcolm X celebration set for May 19

Malcolm X celebration set for May 19

| May 13, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The community is invited to an Annual Birthday Tribute to Malcolm X through spoken word, reflections and the music at 6 p.m., May 19 at Weisser Park Center, 802 Eckart St. The celebration is scheduled to feature the music of Curtis Mayfield performed by the super band Last Call; poetry by Brother Ketu Oladuwa, […]

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Art of Hair returns to community this weekend

Art of Hair returns to community this weekend

| May 9, 2014

Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—In 2012, a partnership between the Fort Wayne Museum of Art and Green Hair Revolution, whose mission is to bring education, engagement and empowerment about hair to the public via various media forms began. Those efforts inspired the first ever Day of Natural Hair event in Fort Wayne in May […]

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