Dear White People stars Sam, an African American student who struggles with being “a black face in a very white place.” She and the other members of the Black Student Union are tired of the discrimination at their Ivy League university and demand change. Sam decides to create a radio show that addresses the white students and faculty of the university, hence the movie’s title Dear White People.
The Fort Wayne Police Department is presently investigating an incident of theft and fraud. At approximately 12:30 p.m., June 10, at 4122 Lima Road (site of Dunham’s Sports), a male subject entered the site asking for a job application. While in the business, he passes by an office, observes a purse, and immediately walks to the purse and removes the wallet from inside.
Eric Hackley talks with Wayne Township Trustee Richard Stevenson, retired FWCS Educator Velvet Brooks and retired laborer Archie Smith. All three graduated Central High School during the Civil Rights Movement and during the time of the March on Washington and went on to be successful in their respective careers.
South Side High School graduating seniors march down Calhoun Street on Ivy Day, June 7, as part of their traditional walk around the school and planting of ivy. The annual ceremony symbolizes the seniors’ passage into the next phase of their lives as young adults. In addition to family, friends and well-wishing lower class members, various Fort Wayne Community Schools officials, including Superintendent Wendy Robinson, were on had to honor this year’s crop of graduates.
The City of Fort Wayne Police Department is presently investigating a robbery that occurred at approximately 5:13 a.m., May 20 at the Sunoco Gas Station at 3996 Ice Way Drive. Two subjects, believed to be black males, robbed the gas station of cash and several cartons of Newport cigarettes.
Eric Hackley’s interview with two more “Black Kekionga Warriors”—Kevin Brown and Ed Young, better known as Elder Yonah, discuss brainwashing, white supremacy, “White Jesus” and more.