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Spotlight on Dr. Emmary Butler, M.D.

Spotlight on Dr. Emmary Butler, M.D.

| March 23, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Check this out: it’s not everyday that someone contacts me to shine the spotlight on a doctor. The woman who contacted me, reads to more than 12,000 visually impaired and  homebound listeners and she said, she’s proud to be the voice of Frost Illustrated to them.  She thinks my […]

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Spotlight on Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Fifth Annual Women’s History Month Brunch

Spotlight on Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. Fifth Annual Women’s History Month Brunch

| March 15, 2017

By Jeanie Summersville What’s up, babies? Check this out: Last Saturday at Link’s Wonderland was the fifth Annual Zeta Phi Beta Sorortiy Inc. Women’s History Month Brunch and it was absolutely fantastic.  This event featured the beautiful and elegant Sheekri Style Platinum Dancers and it was wonderful sight watching them perform.  The guest speaker was […]

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Spotlight on Perry Carpet and Furniture Cleaning Service Inc.

Spotlight on Perry Carpet and Furniture Cleaning Service Inc.

| March 2, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It please me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because they’ve been doing superior work for you in our fair city for you many years and that superior work tradition still continues on to this day. So at this time, all we’d like for you to do is […]

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Spotlight on Dr. Alan McGee

Spotlight on Dr. Alan McGee

| February 22, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? It pleases me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because he’s a very well known and loved person in the community and I thought, it was be nice for him to share with you about himself from the personal side such as, how he was as a child, […]

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Artist view of history displays heart, soul of history

Artist view of history displays heart, soul of history

| February 8, 2017

As we have noted elsewhere in this edition, we are urging you this Black History Month to look at often overlooked sources regarding your examination and acknowledgement of the contributions made by people of African descent both here and across the world. In one commentary, we have include a very short list of writers you […]

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Spotlight on Pastor Karen Staton sharing love

Spotlight on Pastor Karen Staton sharing love

| February 8, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? You know that Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and it’s supposedly a day to show, reveal and shower your loved one’s heart with love and I hope that all of you are pleased with your day and enjoy it immensely.  On that note, a church here in […]

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Moral of the story: Make sure you have a passport

Moral of the story: Make sure you have a passport

| February 3, 2017

By Eric D. Hackley On a rainy Monday afternoon, Nov. 29, 2016, I began my history tour to Ontario, Canada that enlightened me beyond my wildest imagination. From the time I left Fort Wayne to the precise time I made it to the U.S. side of the border, it rained continuously. When I entered the […]

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Spotlight on Tropic Chicken restaurant

Spotlight on Tropic Chicken restaurant

| February 3, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up babies? I don’t know how many of you enjoy Caribbean cuisine and I don’t know how many of you don’t know what it is so I’ll share what Wikipedia says it is: “Caribbean cuisine is a fusion of African, Creole, Cajun, Amerindian, European, Portuguese, Spanish/Latin American, East Indian/South Asian, Arab, […]

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Spotlight on author Ta’Mara Chambers and her children’s book on beauty

Spotlight on author Ta’Mara Chambers and her children’s book on beauty

| February 1, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It was a fun and exciting time on Tuesday Jan. 24 at the Pontiac Branch Allen County Public Library located at 2215 S. Hanna St., because I met with this week’s spotlight and heard her share  about her new children’s book. Everyone in attendance were very pleased.  Her uncle, […]

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Q&A with ‘Hidden Figures’ director Theodore Melfi

Q&A with ‘Hidden Figures’ director Theodore Melfi

| January 31, 2017

By Edward Henderson (San Diego Voice and Viewpoint/NNPA Member) Imagine being in the running to direct the newest Spider-Man film. What kind of script would have to cross your desk to make you drop out of consideration? For me, it would have to be something that moved my soul, told a story that has never […]

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