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Spotlight on The Salvation Army, featuring Dewayne Michaels (part one of two)

Spotlight on The Salvation Army, featuring Dewayne Michaels (part one of two)

| February 12, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As we travel on our journey of love to feel more beauty, joy, happiness and have some form of peace of mind, it pleases me to share part one of a two-part spotlight. The Salvation Army does good by the people in so many different ways and you need […]

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A Black History Month salute to abolitionist the Rev. J.W. Hackley (1807-1856)

A Black History Month salute to abolitionist the Rev. J.W. Hackley (1807-1856)

| February 5, 2015

By Eric D. Hackley—The Rev. John William Hackley was my great, great, great grandfather who was born in Culpeper, Va., in 1807. He was a barber, carpenter and Baptist preacher.
His parents were Francis (mulatto) and British American Lieutenant John Hackley.

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Spotlight on Attorney Richard W. Swanson—for being there when we needed him

Spotlight on Attorney Richard W. Swanson—for being there when we needed him

| February 4, 2015

  By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Still continuing the beauty, into Black History Month, we bring to you this week’s spotlight and as he shared some of personal life experiences, as well as, some experiences with the late George Smith. Just sit back, relax and feel the love. This is what was said: “Hello, […]

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Patagonia: A visit to the bottom of the world

Patagonia: A visit to the bottom of the world

| January 10, 2015

A lesson in history, politics By Ann McGaw Special to Frost Illustrated South of the border. South America. Bottom of the world. At the end of October I was privileged to travel to an area known as Patagonia in South America. The lower third of both chile and Argentina constitutes that region. After a 10-hour […]

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MLK Jr. Club Inc. Santa On Tour Day brings joy to area children

MLK Jr. Club Inc. Santa On Tour Day brings joy to area children

| January 6, 2015

By Clifford Buttram Jr. FORT WAYNE—The MLK Jr. Club Inc. conducted its 18th Annual Santa on Tour event at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA on Dec. 13. The event is an annual cornerstone for the MLK Club as it strives to strengthen its commitment to community service and support and help to project the Dr. Martin Luther […]

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King’s Barber Shop honors ‘King of Kings’ with community giveaway

King’s Barber Shop honors ‘King of Kings’ with community giveaway

| December 30, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Lewis A. King owner of King’s Barber Shop located at 1716 E. Pontiac St., said, “GOD gave me a vision and HE said, I would like for you to feed my people.  At that time, I didn’t know exactly what to do, so I picked up the phone and started making calls. Originally, the number […]

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Spotlight on Jonathan C. Ray: How he became who he is today (part one of two)

Spotlight on Jonathan C. Ray: How he became who he is today (part one of two)

| December 27, 2014

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Over the years, you’ve seen Jonathan a lot in Frost Illustrated and on the news stations here in Fort Wayne because of all the beauty that he’s created and is causing to happen all in the name of love in our fair city.  And, since it is what it […]

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Spotlight on Having A Merry Christmas

Spotlight on Having A Merry Christmas

| December 23, 2014

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? From the bottom of my heart and from my whole entire being, I wish each and every last one of you, a Very Merry Christmas that’s filled with joy, beauty, happiness and peace of mind.  Also, I’d like for you to allow yourselves to feel GOD’s love all throughout […]

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40-year retrospective highlighting development, accomplishments of Dance Theatre of Harlem

40-year retrospective highlighting development, accomplishments of Dance Theatre of Harlem

| December 20, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne Museum of Art recently announced the scheduled opening of Dance Theatre of Harlem: 40 Years of Firsts, an exhibition that highlights the many accomplishments of African Americans and other minorities who dared to overcome social norms and prejudices to pursue their passion and pave the way for future generations of world class dancers. […]

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Spotlight on Richard A. Stevenson Sr., Wayne Township Trustee (part two of two)

Spotlight on Richard A. Stevenson Sr., Wayne Township Trustee (part two of two)

| December 3, 2014

  By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Last week while celebrating life and love, in part one of this spotlight, you learned that Wayne Township Trustee, Rick Stevenson, was honored as a Lion on Nov. 15, 2014 at the Fort Wayne Urban League Gala Extravaganza. You also learned that he just won his third term […]

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