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Legion concert tribute to our warriors

Legion concert tribute to our warriors

| November 1, 2014

By Ketu Oladuwa Special to Frost Illustrated I met Art Turk Burton in Chicago late summer, while on a weekend get-a-way with my wife. I saw the brother perform at two venues that weekend, the second of which was at the South Side Community Arts Center with his group, the Congo Square Ensemble. I was […]

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Art ‘Turk’ Burton: ‘I gravitated toward jazz, or African American classical music as I like to call it’

Art ‘Turk’ Burton: ‘I gravitated toward jazz, or African American classical music as I like to call it’

| November 1, 2014

Acclaimed percussionist to bring top quality performance to American Legion Post 148 Nov. 8 FORT WAYNE—Enthusiastic but humble, Art “Turk” Burton will often tell you that he never really became a “full time” musician, spending a significant amount of his time as an educator and in recent years as a writer, chronicling the history of […]

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Joint Potentate and Commandress Ball set for Nov. 8

Joint Potentate and Commandress Ball set for Nov. 8

| October 31, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Saudi Temple No. 50 and Saudi Court No. 121 are scheduled to host their joint potentate and commandress ball honoring Illustrious Potentate Glen Lee and Illustrious Commandress Alice Lee. From 6 p.m. to midnight Nov. 8. at Don Halls Guesthouse, 1313 Washington Center Road. Proceeds from the ball go towards the organization’s scholarship programs […]

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Fort Wayne MLK Jr. Club searching for Unity Day 2015 talent

| October 31, 2014

By Clifford Buttram Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The MLK Club of Fort Wayne is scheduled to present the 30th Anniversary Unity Day celebration on Jan. 19, 2015 at the Grand Wayne Center. Each year, we search for talent to participate and perform as part of the program. Perhaps you have the best gospel choir in […]

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FWPD seeks assistance identifying robbery suspect

FWPD seeks assistance identifying robbery suspect

| October 30, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne police officials say the need the public’s assistance in identifying the robbery suspect captured in this accompany surveillance photograph, tend during an attempted armed robbery, that occurred at approximately 8:09, Oct. 28 at the Marathon gas station at 9501 Maysville Road. The suspect is described as male white, in his 20s, approximately […]

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The American Legion Riders tackling college funding solution

The American Legion Riders tackling college funding solution

| October 30, 2014

By Victoria Duke Excitement and intrigue filled the fall night as the community came out to support the American Legion Riders during their first Fall Scholarship Festival on Friday, Oct. 10.  The purpose of the event was to raise funds as a solution to the growing college expenses students will face.  With the help of […]

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Fort Wayne’s De’Zheana Lattimore headed for Hollywood

Fort Wayne’s De’Zheana Lattimore headed for Hollywood

| October 30, 2014

Special to Frost Illustrated Fort Wayne native De’Zheana Lattimore has been chosen as a finalist in Twinkie Byrd’s 2014 Monologue Slam. Acclaimed casting director Twinkie Byrd known for her work on “Fruitvale Station” (2013), “Notorious” (2009) and “Stomp the Yard” (2007) created her Monologue Slam in 2012 to give up and coming actors an opportunity […]

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The 2014 Elections: What’s at stake for African Americans

| October 30, 2014

By Norman Hill and Velma Murphy Hill The 2014 elections are almost here, and the focus is whether the Republicans can gain control of the U.S. Senate, a first since 2006. Thirty-six seats are being contested, and Republicans need only six gains to win a majority. The stakes are extraordinarily high for the nation. But […]

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YWCA Child Advocacy Award presented to NAACP Youth Council advisor

YWCA Child Advocacy Award presented to NAACP Youth Council advisor

| October 30, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Week Without Violence, held annually during the third week in October, is a global YWCA campaign created to mobilize people in communities across the United States and the World to take action against all forms of violence, wherever it occurs. Each year, YWCAs around the globe host local events and create public dialogue about […]

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Obituaries: October 29-November 5 Edition

Obituaries: October 29-November 5 Edition

| October 30, 2014

Benjamin B. Hunter, 44, formerly of Alabama, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014. Born Sept. 12, 1970, he was the son of Mary K. Hunter and Ben (Roxie) Hunter. He moved to Fort Wayne at a young age of three. Ben was the co-founder of Trinity Home […]

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