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Meet Licensed Psychotherapist Ajuma K. Muhammad (Part one of two)

| May 26, 2016
Meet Licensed Psychotherapist Ajuma K. Muhammad (Part one of two)

Self-knowledge a key to liberation By Eric D. Hackley After my first conversation with Brother Sage of South Bend, Ind., he told me months ago that he had a former student whom he wanted me to meet and interview. Ladies and gentlemen, please meet Licensed Psychotherapist Ajuma K. Muhammed, and owner of Ajuma’s Counseling Services […]

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Harriet Tubman’s face on new $20 bill is priceless

| May 26, 2016
Harriet Tubman’s face on new $20 bill is priceless

By Walter Rhett (NNPA News Wire Contributor) President Obama said in his recent remarks that Harriet Tubman would likely greet the news she was on the $20 with little fanfare. In fact she might question how that would buy freedom. Still, while the change “on the money” is significant it has already become a political […]

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Teen shot to death inside vehicle

| May 26, 2016
Teen shot to death inside vehicle

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 11:16 p.m., May 18, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 9100 block of Brickshire Parkway reference a shooting. A resident in the area heard gunshots and called the police. Officers arrived on scene and located a vehicle parked on the street in the area. Inside the vehicle officers […]

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Father, family remembers three lost little boys, seek answers in tragic deaths

| May 26, 2016
Father, family remembers three lost little boys, seek answers in tragic deaths

Photos by William Bryant Rozier Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—There’s an old saying that time heals all wounds. Truth is, that is not always the case, especially when it comes to the loss of a loved one. But, when it comes to the tragic loss of three children at the same time it’s hard […]

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Tray Brookshire, The Many: A hip-hop story

| May 25, 2016
Tray Brookshire, The Many: A hip-hop story

Editor’s note: William Bryant Rozier, on behalf of the African/African American Historical Society Museum (AAAHSM), is writing a series of articles about Fort Wayne hip-hop. The stories will lead to an all-ages hip-hop history event. Crowdfunding for the event, assisted by Arts United, ends May 31. To donate, visit: artsunited.org/amplify/. By William Bryant Rozier Special […]

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Spotlight on Blue Jacket and its beauty (part one of two)

| May 25, 2016
Spotlight on Blue Jacket and its beauty (part one of two)

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It pleases me to bring to you this week’s spotlight because when I was invited to attend their second chances art gallery showcase at Artlink, I was intrigued and wanted  to know more about the beauty that Blue Jacket is bringing.  That beauty not only is apparent in the […]

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Family, community mourn loss, celebrate life of Steven McElvene

| May 25, 2016
Family, community mourn loss, celebrate life of Steven McElvene

FORT WAYNE—A Midwestern university lost a student, teammate and basketball star; New Haven lost a sports hero and mentor; people in Fort Wayne lost a son, grandson and friend. On May 12, the community received the shocking that former New Haven High School standout, University of Dayton hardcourt star and Fort Wayne native son Steven […]

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Obituaries: May 25-May 31, 2016 Edition

| May 25, 2016
Obituaries: May 25-May 31, 2016 Edition

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Garlic: The breath of life

| May 25, 2016
Garlic: The breath of life

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. I am familiar with one herb in the plant kingdom that has kept people through the centuries. It was used by the Babylonians since the year 3000 B.C. The Egyptians used it to feed their slaves to keep them healthy while they built great pyramids. The Vikings filled their ships […]

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Kids and Teens Highlight Corner: Young men find their ‘Passport to Manhood’ at Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

| May 24, 2016
Kids and Teens Highlight Corner: Young men find their ‘Passport to Manhood’ at Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne

Courtesy of the Boys & Girls Club and Frost Youth Page Editor Jeanie Summerville Being a man takes time, commented one of the young Passport to Manhood participants at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne.  If you’ve been around the Boys & Girls Clubs of Fort Wayne, you’ve probably heard about the positive […]

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