La’Mari Nathaniel Williams, infant son of Kiaira Monique Pratcher and Lionell Cordellro Williams Sr., was stillborn on Saturday, May 30, 2015.
FORT WAYNE—The community lost one of its stalwart civil rights champions earlier this month with the passing of a former Urban League executive. Cheryl Lavon Richard-Townsend, 65, of Fort Wayne, passed away on May 9, 2015. Born, Jan. 12, 1950, in Fort Wayne, Richard-Townsend was a retired consultant for Achieve Global International based out of […]
Special to the NNPA from The Chicago Defender Best known for the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo, founder and producer Lu Vason who grew up in Berkeley, California. He moved to Denver in 1977. Vason, who lived in Aurora and had just turned 76, died early Sunday of a heart condition, said Les Franklin, a close […]
My Life Has Already Been Poured Out As An Offering Roosevelt Dixie Sr., the fourth child of seven children of the late William H. and Willa L. Dixie, was born in Ensley, Ala., (on his Mother’s birthday) on March 23, 1928. As a child, he was baptized at an early age and was a member […]
Day care, Second Chance shelter founder, entrepreneur, community advocate Lydia Early crosses over at 80
God’s got a blessing, waiting for you, if you do all the things, that He told you to, be honest, faithful, kind-hearted and true, God’s got a blessing, waiting for you.—-God’s Got A Blessing, by Lee Williams and the Spiritual QC’s FORT WAYNE—Surrounded by her loving family, Lydia Mae Early went home to claim her […]