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Spotlight on Pastor Luther Whitfield of New Covenant Worship Center

Spotlight on Pastor Luther Whitfield of New Covenant Worship Center

| April 27, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As we travel on our journey of love, to get to know one another better, I’d like for you to remember when you were a youth. When I was a youth, all of these wonderful programs and ministries for children didn’t exist except for the CETA program that provided […]

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Michigan’s The Soul Syndicate keeping ‘classic soul’ alive and well

Michigan’s The Soul Syndicate keeping ‘classic soul’ alive and well

| April 26, 2016

Frost Staff Review Let’s just be straight up and raw: It’s nice to hear love songs that come from the heart and soul rather than the groin. That distinction is what separates classic soul and R&B group The Soul Syndicate from much of today’s crowd. Formed in 2014, The Soul Syndicate made its debut to […]

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Up Close With Jeanie will be back next week!

Up Close With Jeanie will be back next week!

| April 13, 2016

Jeanie Summerville, Frost Illustrated’s number one woman on the scene when it comes to highlighting positive achievements in the community is on a well-deserved break this week. She will be back with Up Close With Jeanie and a new Spotlight next week. Don’t miss it!

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Spotlight on mentors Joe and Michael Ayers

Spotlight on mentors Joe and Michael Ayers

| April 6, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? We’re still keeping the beauty alive about mentors who are here for your babies and they’re coming to you to prove they care.  They don’t want your child to be put on the wayside and thinking they’re not important because they are and, by the grace of GOD, they’ll […]

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Churches go green, save green, clean God’s green earth

Churches go green, save green, clean God’s green earth

| April 5, 2016

By Avis Thomas-Lester, Urban News Service The biggest challenge at the Reverend Dr. Earl D. Trent Jr.’s historic black church is raising enough money to do the Lord’s work. Trent, pastor of  Washington, D.C.’s Florida Avenue Baptist Church, was grappling with that very issue five years ago when he heard a presentation about how going […]

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Spotlight on the Boys and Girls Club—an enlightening place to be

Spotlight on the Boys and Girls Club—an enlightening place to be

| March 23, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Have I got a treat for those of you who have school aged children and wonder what your child or children can do after school that’s productive, fun and interesting at the same time.  Well look no further because this wonderful organization is there for your children.  They’re there […]

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Spotlight on Michael Arrington aka Buck, owner of Friendly Cleaners

Spotlight on Michael Arrington aka Buck, owner of Friendly Cleaners

| March 16, 2016

Recently recognized  as an Outstanding Humanitarian  By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Check this out, it’s not everyday that the First Lady of a church contact me to shine the spotlight on someone in our community that she and her pastor husband, want to recognize for being an outstanding humanitarian.  And, with me being me, […]

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University of Saint Francis lady stars graduate

University of Saint Francis lady stars graduate

| March 15, 2016

Seniors Brooke Ridley, Mallory Hester end stellar basketball careers at Saint Francis University By Larry Whitt Brooke Ridley and Mallory Hester both decided to stay near home to play college basketball and chose the University of Saint Francis.  The two have been friends since they met in their freshman year.  Brooke played at Bishop Luers […]

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Spotlight on Mrs. Edmonia Brooks for being 107 years old

Spotlight on Mrs. Edmonia Brooks for being 107 years old

| March 9, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all of you are taking time out of your busy schedules to bring yourselves and others some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel on our journey on love, to get to know one another better.  On […]

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black indian, a tradition of masked resistance

black indian, a tradition of masked resistance

| March 7, 2016

an afrikan carnivale tradition of new orleans by rootfolks afrika “most people refer to us as mardi gras indians, but that’s not the name we give ourselves.”—big chief chaka zulu every bead, feather, and the thread that holds these ornaments in place have meaning; and the historical, cultural, economic, and personal significance of the black […]

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