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Film review: ‘Southside With You’

| September 9, 2016
Film review: ‘Southside With You’

By Dwight Brown (NNPA Newswire Film Critic) “Thought he was just another smooth talking brother?” says an inquisitive Chicago mom. She’s repeating the words her daughter used to describe a colleague she’s meeting for a first date. Never have eight words been so inaccurate. That “he,” is a twenty-something Barack Obama. The daughter is Michelle […]

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Indiana Wesleyan University may accept ITT transfer credits IWU has more than 80 online and onsite degree programs for adults

| September 9, 2016
Indiana Wesleyan University may accept ITT transfer credits IWU has more than 80 online and onsite degree programs for adults

MARION, Ind.—Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU), which has a generous transfer policy for adult and online students, has announced that it may accept up to 62 credit hours from ITT Technical Institute students who are left searching for options after ITT announced on Tuesday that it was shutting down its academic operations. IWU—a nonprofit, regionally accredited […]

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Former sheriff’s deputy, city supervisor Eddie Singleton crosses over at 87

| September 9, 2016
Former sheriff’s deputy, city supervisor Eddie Singleton crosses over at 87

HAZLEHURST, Miss.—Eddie Lee Singleton, 87, formerly of Fort Wayne, passed on to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2016, in Hazlehurst, Miss. Singleton a member of the Allen County Sheriff’s Department, and St. Mary’s Catholic Church and its choir. A long-time employee of the City of Fort Wayne, who worked in various supervisory […]

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Pilgrim Baptist to host special worship service for Back to Church Sunday

| September 9, 2016
Pilgrim Baptist to host special worship service for Back to Church Sunday

FORT WAYNE—“Back to Church Sunday,” part of a national movement of churches across America, is scheduled to be held at Pilgrim Baptist Church at 11 a.m., Sunday, Sept. 18. Everyone is welcome to attend. National Back to Church Sunday, (www.backtochurch.com) is an initiative that is “Inviting America Back to Church.” It seeks to reach the […]

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NAACP notice of September, October meeting, November election

| September 8, 2016
NAACP notice of September, October meeting, November election

FORT WAYNE—The NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 Branch recently issued the following release regarding upcoming meetings and the organization’s general election: Dear Member: Please note the following General Membership meetings of the NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 Branch, for the purpose of election of officers and at-large members of the executive committee on November 19, […]

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Autism Society of Indiana plans third annual ‘Autism Acceptance Walk’for Sept. 11

| September 8, 2016
Autism Society of Indiana plans third annual ‘Autism Acceptance Walk’for Sept. 11

FORT WAYNE—The Autism Society of Indiana (ASI) will be hosting an Autism Acceptance one-mile walk fundraiser from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 11, at the Allen County Fairgrounds. One goal of this event is to bring local families together for fun, family-friendly activities to raise awareness about autism. Families and walk participants will have […]

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Report: Blacks, Latinos still face housing discrimination in California

| September 8, 2016
Report: Blacks, Latinos still face housing discrimination in California

By Charlene Crowell (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Although many American families have modest financial means, there is nothing small about their hopes. Owning a home has long been an important part of the American Dream. Just as a college education can open doors to America’s middle class, a home is more than just where families […]

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HU’s nursing program awarded funding for White Coat Ceremony

| September 7, 2016
HU’s nursing program awarded funding for White Coat Ceremony

Nursing students to help with Parkview Health flu vaccinations HUNTINGTON—The Arnold P. Gold Foundation (APGF) and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) announced that Huntington University is one of 50 nursing programs across the nation selected to receive funding to host a White Coat Ceremony. Developed to champion scientifically-sound, compassionate care, the APGF-AACN […]

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How to make a difference in our community

| September 7, 2016
How to make a difference in our community

Special to Frost Illustrated Fort Wayne is fortunate to have many nonprofit organizations that are doing an excellent job providing support and services in our community. But, these organizations cannot do it alone. Do you have a passion to help disadvantaged individuals, families, children, or seniors?  Do you have a skill that you want to […]

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Did U.S. ‘bully’ Cameroon to sacrifice pristine rainforests for agribusiness

| September 7, 2016
Did U.S. ‘bully’ Cameroon to sacrifice pristine rainforests for agribusiness

(GIN)—A new report by the Oakland Institute makes the claim that “bullying” by U.S. government officials may have played a critical role in the granting of nearly 20,000 hectares in Cameroon to a U.S. company. According to the non-profit Institute, the Herakles Farms’ palm oil project was full of problems—it violated national laws of Cameroon, […]

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