Civil rights activist, the Rev. Michael Latham of Renaissance Baptist Church addresses problems of pastoral leadership in the city. In this seven part video series, coupled with articles in our print edition, he talks about a number of issues, including sexual impropriety, fiscal misconduct and support of immoral behavior by other pastors.
Fort Wayne Police are presently investigating an attempted armed robbery that occurred at approximately 12:06 a.m., June 25. The suspect entered the store, approached the register and then pulled out a knife and demanded cash. Unable to obtain cash, the suspect fled the store empty-handed.
Professor andré douglas pond cummings presents “Peace, Liberty and Justice for All?: America’s War on Drugs and the Prison Industrial Complex” at Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Fort Wayne on June 30.
Renowned musician talks about his band’s good experiences at American Legion Post 148 in Fort Wayne in the wake of a shooting that occurred in the parking lot of the veterans’ organization after it had closed for the night and about media mischaracterization of the incident and the community organization.
After 300 years of Willie Lynch and the beginning of the “New Era” of Generational Self-Perpetuating Slave Mentality, Eric Hackley and Jihad Shabazz, both Indiana State University Graduates, co-author the “NEW” Social Science of Lynchology.
The Fort Wayne Police Department is presently investigating an armed robbery that occurred on June 22, 2013 at approximately 1:54 a.m. at 3833 S. Calhoun St., site of a BP Gas Station. It was reported that a black male entered the business brandishing a handgun and demanded money from the register. The perpetrator left the store walking ‘casually’ in a southeast direction from the front of the store.
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.