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AKAs to host All White Party

AKAs to host All White Party

| April 23, 2015

Iota Chi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. is scheduled to present their All White Party with the Ladies of AKA, 7:08 p.m. to 12:08 p.m., May 23 at Link’s Wonderland Ballroom, 1711 E. Creighton Ave.

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Spotlight on Walter Hayden of Walt’s Snack Shack

Spotlight on Walter Hayden of Walt’s Snack Shack

| April 22, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It’s fun and exciting to bring to you this week’s spotlight because he’s always been a positive figure and role model in this city and I know that a lot of people are better off just by knowing him because he shares his wisdom.  And, it pleases me to […]

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Dear black people: ‘Stop running from the police’

Dear black people: ‘Stop running from the police’

| April 22, 2015

An open letter to unarmed African Americans By Orrin Hudson Special to Frost Illustrated by permission of the author I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: In a situation with the police, it’s not immediately about who is right or wrong, it’s about staying alive. If the police are making a wrongful arrest, […]

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Business profile: Ralph L. Anderson Jr. of Anderson Heating & Air Conditioning

Business profile: Ralph L. Anderson Jr. of Anderson Heating & Air Conditioning

| April 22, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville Ralph L. Anderson Jr.’s, business, Anderson Heating & Air Conditioning,  is located at 3009 Oxford St.  He can be reached by telephone (260) 557-0958 or anderson.heatair@yahoo.com   1.) What is your profession and how long have you been in this profession? I am the owner and operator of Anderson Heating & Air […]

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41st Annual Finer Womanhood Scholarship Program set for May 17

41st Annual Finer Womanhood Scholarship Program set for May 17

| April 21, 2015

Join the ladies of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. – Eta Upsilon Zeta Chapter for an afternoon of “Inspired Gospel and More” at the 41st Annual Finer Womanhood Scholarship Program

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Links Inc. to hold local achievement gap forum

Links Inc. to hold local achievement gap forum

| April 21, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Chapter of the Links Incorporated is scheduled to convene a public forum to address “Closing the Achievement Gap” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., April 23 at the  Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room A & B | 900 Library Plaza The intent of this free community forum is to create […]

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Three adults, one juvenile arrested in meth raid

Three adults, one juvenile arrested in meth raid

| April 20, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Shortly after noon, on April 15, Officers of the FWPD Emergency Services Team and Detectives of the Vice and Narcotics Division served a search warrant at a residence located in the 4800 block of Smith Street in connection with a drug investigation. Officers found evidence of the onsite manufacture of methamphetamine as well as […]

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Facing ‘officer friendly’ while black

Facing ‘officer friendly’ while black

| April 19, 2015

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist Without the video, North Charleston, S.C. police officer Michael T. Slager would likely have gotten away with murder. Without the video, we wouldn’t see Officer Michael T. Slager have the, shall we say, presence of mind, to quickly retrieve what appears to be his Taser and plant it beside […]

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Business Profile: Graphic designer George L. Eldridge Jr.

Business Profile: Graphic designer George L. Eldridge Jr.

| April 16, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville 1.)  What is your profession and how long have you been in business?  I’m a graphic designer and I’ve been in business since April 2002 after being downsized from my job at Kinko’s on Dec. 31, 2001. 2.)  Describe the service and/or products that you offer I design logos, flyers, business cards, […]

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Spotlight on comedian O.G. Mufasa

Spotlight on comedian O.G. Mufasa

| April 16, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that you’re still soaking up some beauty, joy, happiness and some form of peace of mind everyday because it’s feels so good.  On that note, we bring to you a comedian, whom I met at a barbershop […]

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