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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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Last likcs for Nice Ice Cream? Competition turns ethnic in Liberia dispute

Last likcs for Nice Ice Cream? Competition turns ethnic in Liberia dispute

| October 18, 2016

(GIN)—There was a padlock on the door of Monrovia’s Nice Ice Cream parlor after the Ministry of Commerce shut down the confectionary for allegedly violating the Liberianization Policy. Liberian rivals accused Nice Ice Cream of not abiding by the policy which gives nationals first dibs in producing and selling the frozen treat. FrontPageAfricaonline suggested the […]

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Local youth fly like ‘Young Eagles’ at Smith Field

Local youth fly like ‘Young Eagles’ at Smith Field

| September 26, 2016

FORT WAYNE—A group of special young people are literally flying high, thanks to an innovative international program with a chapter in the Summit City. On Sept. 11, veteran advocates for youth Mel Johnson and Rob Ferrell took a group to Smith Field for their first flight on an airplane, courtesy of the Young Eagles chapter […]

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Obituaries: August 24-30, 2016 Edition

Obituaries: August 24-30, 2016 Edition

| August 24, 2016

Dominique Williams, 23, of Fort Wayne and Ft. Myers, Fla., died Friday, Aug. 5, 2016. He was born Aug. 4, 1993, in Fort Wayne. Surviving are his mother, Kathleen Graham Smith and Rosston Smith; father, Willie Williams; siblings, Donovan and Alexandria Smith; grandparents, Lena Collett and George Miller, Willie Jones Williams and Gloristeen Shaw; and […]

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William Barber’s prophertic voice demands voting rights, justice for all

William Barber’s prophertic voice demands voting rights, justice for all

| August 23, 2016

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA News Wire Contributor) The headlines blared almost non-stop. “Rev. William Barber Rattles the Windows, Shakes the DNC Walls,” NBC News said. “The Rev. William Barber dropped the mic,” the Washington Post marveled. And, “Americans who’d never heard of Rev. William Barber II won’t be able to forget him after last […]

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Saudi Temple #50 Saudi Court #121 post busy summer, fall schedule

Saudi Temple #50 Saudi Court #121 post busy summer, fall schedule

| August 22, 2016

By Regina Moore Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—A local masonic organization has been spending the summer offering support to various community endeavors and events. In May, Saudi Temple #50 Saudi Court #121 provided snacks for Waynedale Elementary School for a field trip. On June 4, the Temple gave away two bicycles—one boy’s and one […]

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