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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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FILM REVIEW: ‘Nina’

| May 24, 2016
FILM REVIEW: ‘Nina’

Score: 0 percent    By Dwight Brown (NNPA News Wire Film Critic) If you haven’t picked up a copy of “I Put a Spell on You: The Autobiography of Nina Simone,” now is a good time to read it and let Simone reflect on her life, with her own enlightening words. If you haven’t seen […]

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From power talking to power doing

| May 24, 2016
From power talking to power doing

By James Clingman (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Veteran radio talk show host Carl Nelson, will present his third Power Talk event on June 17 through June 19, 2016 at Union Temple Baptist Church in Washington, D.C. The event has featured the likes of Tony Browder, Ashra Kwesi, the late Dr. Frances Cress-Welsing, Pastor Willie Wilson, […]

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ASK ALMA: My wife let me after 38 years; now I want to DNA test my kids

| May 24, 2016
ASK ALMA: My wife let me after 38 years; now I want to DNA test my kids

By Alma Gill (NNPA News Wire Columnist) Dear Alma, My wife and I divorced after 38 years of marriage. I still don’t understand why. I want to work it out, but she does not. I had intended on spending the rest of my life with her and now that won’t happen. We had our up […]

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