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Spotlight on Pastor Anthony Payton of Come As You Are Community Church

Spotlight on Pastor Anthony Payton of Come As You Are Community Church

| February 9, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville    What’s up, babies? In last week’s edition of Frost Illustrated, you learned that Pastor Anthony Payton was honored by the MLK Club as being Clergy of the Year and he was very humbled and excited by it.  So at this time, as promised, we bring to you Pastor Anthony Payton so […]

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A conversation with a ‘super’ dad, student leader daughter

A conversation with a ‘super’ dad, student leader daughter

| January 28, 2016

Editor’s note: The following is the second part of a two-part presentation of an interview Eric Hackley conducted with Rodney Clark along with an interview with Clark’s daughter, Dymani, a third grade student leader. ERIC HACKLEY: I know from interviewing with your daughter one on one, that she has your same fire and enthusiasm. How […]

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‘Praise Celebration 2016: Hosanna!’ concert review

‘Praise Celebration 2016: Hosanna!’ concert review

| January 25, 2016

Voices of Unity mark beginning of new year with stellar performance By Stephanie C. Woodson, UNITY Alumna Special to Frost Illustrated Fort Wayne, Indiana is known by many as “The City of Churches.” It is home to many places of worship, large and small, of various denominations. While there are many churches within our community, […]

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Spotlight on Jimmie D. Mchoney—CEO of Mr. Bee Better’s Corp

Spotlight on Jimmie D. Mchoney—CEO of Mr. Bee Better’s Corp

| January 20, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Just days ago, we celebrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Day and as always, it was a wonderful experience with the MLK Club.  On that note, this week’s spotlight is a little different because he has a business that he said Dr. King would be proud of because he’s […]

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‘Super dad,’ student leader daughter share perspectives on creating better community

‘Super dad,’ student leader daughter share perspectives on creating better community

| January 19, 2016

Presenting the views of concerned parents and children of the Fort Wayne Urban League After School Program. This Interview features Super Dad Rodney Clark and Student Leader Daughter Dymani. By Eric D. Hackley First, I would like for you to meet Brother Rodney Clark. I met Mr. Clark after I interviewed his third grade student […]

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A conversation about youth with FWUL’s Jonathan Ray

A conversation about youth with FWUL’s Jonathan Ray

| January 13, 2016

By Eric D. Hackley Eric Hackley: I would like to present the President/CEO of the Fort Wayne Urban League Jonathan C. Ray. Jonathan, I’ve been working with your After School program for here at the Urban League.  When you originally conceptualized this program for young people, what  was your intention? Jonathan Ray: What we really […]

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Spotlight on McDonald’s owner, Theodore Williams Jr.

Spotlight on McDonald’s owner, Theodore Williams Jr.

| January 13, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope, all is well with you and yours and that, you’re still taking time out of your schedules to bring yourselves some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of time as we travel on our journey of love to get to know […]

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Spotlight on A Reflection of 2015

Spotlight on A Reflection of 2015

| January 6, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Looking back on this past year, there’s been a lot of things that happened in Fort Wayne, some bad and some good.  But, I think the good outweighted the bad because I met a lot of wonderful and exciting people along the way and I hope you did too. […]

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Veteran AME Pastor Dr. Archie Criglar crosses over Jordan at 71

Veteran AME Pastor Dr. Archie Criglar crosses over Jordan at 71

| January 5, 2016

Celebrating the Life of the Rev. Dr. Criglar—A brilliant mind, man for all seasons By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Editor’s note: Frost Illustrated’s editorial department also contributed to this story. FORT WAYNE—The city lost one of its renowned spiritual leaders and the African American Episcopal Church lost one of its stalwart proponents recently. The Rev. Dr. […]

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Remembering Arbelia L. Burney Epps: An humble servant to God and mankind

Remembering Arbelia L. Burney Epps: An humble servant to God and mankind

| January 5, 2016

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Many times we read an obituary and think we know an individual; however, an obituary is never the essence of a person. There is so much that happens between that dash while one journeys life’s path, and it is because of this that I would like to share just some of […]

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