This video message was delivered by Dr. Maya Angelou on behalf of the American people in memory of Nelson Mandela.
The Tree of Life Appreciation Committee cordially invites the public, including families, to join the church as they celebrate First Lady Olivia Davis’ Appreciation Day at 4 p.m., Dec. 21 at Tree of Life Missionary Baptist Church, 520 East Washington Blvd.
By Diana Cariboni MONTEVIDEO (IPS)—Perhaps it’s a false contradiction. But, today there are many who stress the pacifist message with which South Africa’s Nelson Mandela (1918-2013) emerged from prison in 1990, while few put an emphasis on his rebellion against apartheid, including armed rebellion, which landed him in prison. Mandela was a political activist and […]
By Steven Manning FORT WAYNE—Thanks to an anonymous donor, Fort Wayne’s Martin Luther King Jr. Club INC. (MLK Club) will double the number of college scholarships it will award this year—and double the amount of the awards. MLK Jr. Club President Bennie Edwards, said the organization is pleased to add two more scholarships this year […]
(GIN)—For adapting new technologies to address the financial needs of farmers, Nigerian Minister of Agriculture Akinwumi Adesina was tapped as the Forbes Man of the Year 2013. By introducing the e-wallet and using cellphones, Adesina said he was cutting out the middlemen and the losses due to corruption. “When I came on board in July […]
Demetrius Lamar Masterson departed on Nov. 24, 2013. Services were Tuesday, Dece. 3, 2013 at Haven Missionary Church with calling burial in Lindenwood Cemetery. Arrangements were by Carmichael Funeral Service. Willie James Hunter, 78, of Fort Wayne, passed on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. He was born Nov. 12, 1935, in Chattanooga, Ten. Willie was […]
UP CLOSE WITH JEANIE Whatz up, babies? I hope, that all of you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and you took the opportunity to express that joy through your beautiful smiles and laughter. On that note, I must share something with you that is not a laughing matter because the guitarist who plays along side Ty […]