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Meet Michael Johnson: Art a medium for preserving history and self

Meet Michael Johnson: Art a medium for preserving history and self

| February 7, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Art has always played an important role in telling the story of any people. While those who write the history books focus on the facts of who, what, when and sometimes why, that raw data rarely captures the spirit of a time. That is not so. The artist instills his or her work with […]

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What we can learn from the Black Panther Party today

What we can learn from the Black Panther Party today

| January 26, 2017

By Julianne Malveaux (NNPA Newswire Columnist) Matthew “Peanut” Johnson was 16 years-old when San Francisco police officer Alvin Johnson killed him. The unarmed teen was said to have been fleeing a stolen car, and Officer Johnson claimed that he feared for his life, so he shot. The Sept. 27, 1966 slaying was too much for […]

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Nothing can remove us from true wisdom

Nothing can remove us from true wisdom

| January 25, 2017

By Brother Jackie Wall With the approval and authority of Bishop Joe Swanson GIVE PRAISE TO YAHSHUA! I know that no one out there in Yahweh land wants my advice, but that has not stopped me yet. Do you all see what is going on?  A big warehouse fire in California with 36 dead.  A […]

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Obituaries: January 11-17 Edition

Obituaries: January 11-17 Edition

| January 12, 2017

Larry James Reese, 61 a native of Fort Wayne, Indi., went to the Lord on Saturday, Dec. 31, 2016 at Hospice Home. Born on Oct. 1, 1955, ,he was a son of the late Albert Reese, Sr. and Minnie Lee Reese-Stevenson. He accepted Christ at an early age at Jerusalem Baptist Church, and later moved […]

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Santa On Tour a blessing to local youth

Santa On Tour a blessing to local youth

| December 17, 2016

By Clifford Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated The Martin Luther King Jr. Club Inc. held its 20th Annual Santa On Tour party on Dec. 10 at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA Center. The MLK Jr. Club is a non-profit organization and was founded in 1986 by the late Glyn R. Gleason and is currently led by […]

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After suprise election upset, Africans assess changes U.S. landscape

After suprise election upset, Africans assess changes U.S. landscape

| November 15, 2016

(GIN)—Africans were tweeting and messaging about the surprise outcome of U.S. elections last week that left many in the developing world worried for the future. Kenyan-American and distinguished professor Makau Mutua was “quarterbacking” as a “day after” couch potato who second guesses why his team lost. “Hillary Clinton was defeated by “white-lash,” as opposed to […]

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World confab on rising temperatures begins calls for focus on Africa!

World confab on rising temperatures begins calls for focus on Africa!

| November 8, 2016

(GIN)—Marrakesh, home to mosques, palaces and gardens, will be going green for COP 22, the international follow-up to last year’s historic Paris Agreement on Climate Change. World leaders will be gathering there for the next 11 days to advance the landmark agreement, where an unprecedented number of countries agreed to limit the increase in average […]

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Attorney general candidate Curtis Hill brings personal passion to pursuit of office

Attorney general candidate Curtis Hill brings personal passion to pursuit of office

| October 31, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Curtis Hill has made a career—and life—of defending the rule of law. He said to do so requires courage and leadership. His devotion to those principles comes from an early life experience and a lesson his father taught him. “When my father was a young man in his late 20s, he bought a small […]

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Man found dead in ditch; death appears ‘suspicious’

Man found dead in ditch; death appears ‘suspicious’

| October 20, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 8:20 a.m., Oct. 19, uniformed officers with the Fort Wayne Department responded to the 6400 block of Fairfield Avenue on the report of an unknown problem. Officers arrived and were met by the caller who took them to a ditch line in 6600 block of Fairfield Avenue, where they observed an unresponsive […]

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Race and Beyond: Say it ain’t so, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Race and Beyond: Say it ain’t so, Ruth Bader Ginsburg

| October 18, 2016

By Sam Fulwood III (Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress) Out in the wilds of the Internet exist two sets of memes establishing Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as a champion of progressive idealism. In one of them, Justice Ginsburg assumes the alter ego of the so-called Notorious R.G.B. This Tumblr fabrication equates the […]

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