On Nov. 16, the Rev. Bill McGill, senior pastor of Imani Baptist Temple is scheduled to begin his second 40-day water-only fast as his personal act of intervention to end the rash of violence in our community.
FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Area Planning Council on Homelessness has arranged a week full of events to mark National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, November 16-24, 2013. The Planning Council estimates approximately 2,500 people are homeless in Fort Wayne at any given time, and the group aims to raise awareness and find solutions to address […]
How did I become interested in genealogy, colonization and Fort Wayne history? To fully answer that question, you will need to accompany me on a journey that began many years ago, during my junior year at Elmhurst High School. A life altering moment happened one day in my U.S. History class that was being taught by Mr. Robert Passwater.
I started within the Horn of Africa and told him about the fruit that Africa has given the world; yes, even India. I watched as this young man’s eyes got bigger and from his entire disposition he revealed “tell me more.” I shared with him the “black presence” in the Bible, which, by the way, was introduced to me by a white, Christian professor.
FORT WAYNE—The College of Arts and Sciences of IPFW is scheduled to present John Aden, PhD., executive director of the African/African American Historical Society and Museum of Fort Wayne as part of the Native Tongue Lecture Series, at 6 p.m., Nov. 21 in Neff 101. Aden, a graduate of Paul Harding High School, who earn […]
Sgt. Alicia A. Bradley, 50, passed away on Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, in Indianapolis. She was a graduate of Wayne High School and a United States Army retiree. She was currently employed by the Social Security Administration. Surviving are her mother, Mary Allison; daughters, Shannon and Shira Kazee; brothers, Curtis Baker and Carl Kazee; sisters, […]
At approximately 1:40 a.m., Nov. 6, police received a report that two masked men entered the Walgreens store at 10412 Coldwater armed with handguns. The store employees were “man handled” and pushed to the floor before being forced to open the cash drawer.
UP CLOSE WITH JEANIE Whatz up, babies? Once again, I need to share something else with you, that I feel is of great importance because I love you and I have a situation that I put in GOD’s hands and HE told me to bring it to you. So, I am, because in this thing […]