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South Side High School’s Clopton, Smith earn Milton M. Morgan scholarships

| August 17, 2016
South Side High School’s Clopton, Smith earn Milton M. Morgan scholarships

Special to Frost Illustrated Courtesy of the Milton M. Morgan Family FORT WAYNE—On Sunday, August 14, Turner Chapel AME Church awarded the Milton M. Morgan, M.D. Scholarship to two area high school students—Brianna Clopton and Kelsey Smith. The scholarship is named in honor of the late Dr. Milton Morgan, a general surgeon, who practiced medicine […]

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Fort Wayne Deltas celebrate 45 years of service-ready to impact community

| August 17, 2016
Fort Wayne Deltas celebrate 45 years of service-ready to impact community

By Connie Scott, Chapter Journalist Delta Sigma Theta Inc. Fort Wayne Chapter FORT WAYNE—This summer, the Fort Wayne Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. celebrated their 45th year anniversary and Small Chapter second place awards for signature Education and Physical/Mental Health programs at the Midwest Regional Conference in Indianapolis. The chapter is ready for […]

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Spotlight on Pastor Carolyn Flye-Sherrill

| August 17, 2016
Spotlight on Pastor Carolyn Flye-Sherrill

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope, all of you are still taking time out of your days to bring yourselves some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel on our journey of love to get to know one another better. On that note, […]

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Obituaries: August 17-26, 2016 Edition

| August 17, 2016
Obituaries: August 17-26, 2016 Edition

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Complacency in Nigeria blamed for polio’s return

| August 16, 2016
Complacency in Nigeria blamed for polio’s return

(GIN)—A year after Nigeria was removed from the polio-endemic list, two cases have been reported in Borno state, where the insurgent Boko Haram still controls territory. The eradication of polio, reported in 2015 by the World Health Organization, was called an “historic achievement” by the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, a public-private partnership leading the effort […]

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ilm Review: ‘Miss Sharon Jones!

| August 16, 2016
ilm Review: ‘Miss Sharon Jones!

By Dwight Brown (NNPA News Wire Film Critic) Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings is a Grammy-nominated R&B band from Brooklyn. Their groove is funky like James Brown’s. Jones’ gyrations are as wild and ferocious as Tina Tuner’s. The group’s soul shakes and their lead singer’s indomitable spirit blend into something very special, heartfelt and familial. […]

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‘A force to reckon with,’ Africans in Rio go for gold, silver, bronze

| August 16, 2016
‘A force to reckon with,’ Africans in Rio go for gold, silver, bronze

(GIN)—Luvo Manyonga was overjoyed with the silver long jump medal awarded him at the Rio Olympic Games this week. But, the track and field star from Mbekweni township in South Africa has soared over obstacles more than once. Manyongo grew up in a single parent household in a township still struggling to provide regular services […]

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Woman fatally shot on Gay Street

| August 16, 2016
Woman fatally shot on Gay Street

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:52 p.m., Aug. 10, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a woman shot in the 2400 block of Gay Street. Officers arrived and located a woman, later identified as 21 year old Dominique Mitchell, in the street suffering from a gunshot wound. Paramedics determined her to […]

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‘Shamed and Blamed’ Sierra Leone bars pregnant girls from school

| August 16, 2016
‘Shamed and Blamed’ Sierra Leone bars pregnant girls from school

(GIN)—At their meeting next month in Geneva, the U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child will review reports detailing the obstacles, risks and challenges imposed by governments that limit the prospects for children to succeed. Among the countries to be reviewed is Sierra Leone whose ban on admitting pregnant girls to mainstream schools was […]

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Jennings Recreation Center, former youth student gives back

| August 16, 2016
Jennings Recreation Center, former youth student gives back

Special to Frost illustrated Courtesy of the Jennings Center FORT WAYNE—Ms. Paige, barber from Above Average Barber Shop, gives back to the Community. Paige has been helping the Jennings Recreation students get ready to return to school by giving them free haircuts at the center for several years. Paige said she feels it’s important that […]

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