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Obituaries: June 24-30 Edition

Obituaries: June 24-30 Edition

| June 24, 2015

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Fox New, AP also abused black youth

Fox New, AP also abused black youth

| June 23, 2015

George E. Curry By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Fox News blowhards will never admit that in covering the racially-charged swimming pool incident in McKinney, Texas, they blew it. But, that’s exactly what they did. And rather than acknowledge that they went overboard in defending the misconduct of the police officer involved – conduct that […]

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Jr. Lillian Jones Brown Culture Club to host Jazz Brunch

Jr. Lillian Jones Brown Culture Club to host Jazz Brunch

| June 23, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Junior Lillian Jones Brown Culture Club, (JLJBCC), a member of the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs, (NACWC). invites the public to its 6th Annual Soul Food & Jazz Brunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 27 at First Wayne Street United Methodist Church, 300 East Wayne St. The featured speaker is Mrs. […]

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Terrorist kills nine at historic black church in S. Carolina

Terrorist kills nine at historic black church in S. Carolina

| June 23, 2015

CHARLESTON, S.C.—Nine people were killed during a Bible study when a young white man opened fire at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 17. According to reports, 21-year-old Dylann Storm Roof sat for nearly an hour during a traditional Wednesday night prayer meeting at Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist  Episcopal Church, affectionately […]

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Raw sewage forces residents out of Baldwin Creek apartments

Raw sewage forces residents out of Baldwin Creek apartments

| June 23, 2015

By Eunice Tabron-Booker Pure chaos can only describe the scene at Baldwin Creek Apartments over the past couple of weeks. As management scurry to resolve long standing issues, residents grow anxious and want answers. On June 11, many residents were informed they had only a few hours to grab what they could and vacate the […]

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24 year old woman found dead in Greene Street residence

24 year old woman found dead in Greene Street residence

| June 23, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:23 p.m., June 15, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1400 block of Greene Street in reference to a report of shots fired. While officers were responding to the scene, additional calls came into 911 dispatch advising that a female had been shot. As officers arrived on the scene, they […]

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Victim critical after Paulding Road shooting

Victim critical after Paulding Road shooting

| June 23, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:05 a.m., June 22, the Fort Wayne Police Department received multiple reports of gunshots in the 2700 block of E. Paulding Road. A minute later, dispatchers received a report of an adult male who had been shot. Officers arrived and located the male, who was found to be in serious condition. Officers […]

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A letter to a son: The privilege and responsibility of your name

A letter to a son: The privilege and responsibility of your name

| June 21, 2015

By the Rev. Anthony Payton Dear Son, It has been my honor to know you as my son. From the moment your mother shared the news of her pregnancy with me, I was convinced that God was giving me a son. While you were in your mother’s womb, I prayed for you daily and have […]

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Spotlight on Tom Knox, a living legend

Spotlight on Tom Knox, a living legend

| June 18, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Check this out:  It’s not everyday that numerous Frost Illustrated readers contact me in regard to shining the spotlight on one of our towns living legends. Just listening to the stories of the joy that he brought them also brought me some joy, beauty, happiness and some of peace […]

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Underground Railroad property vs. crony capitalism in City of Fort Wayne

Underground Railroad property vs. crony capitalism in City of Fort Wayne

| June 18, 2015

As the United States of America celebrates Juneteenth and citizens lobby to honor Harriet Tubman on the U.S. currency, the City of Fort Wayne desires to destroy one of the few remaining Underground Railroad properties in the Northeast Indiana area. The Broun-Leslie Historic District is located on 5.73 acres at a busy intersection of East […]

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