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Spotlight on April Wright of Northeast Indiana Urban Outreach (part one of two)

| August 27, 2014
Spotlight on April Wright of Northeast Indiana Urban Outreach (part one of two)

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up babies? I hope, that all is still well with you and yours and that, you’re still taking time out of your days to bring yourselves and others some well deserved beauty, joy, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel on our journey of love to get […]

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Metro Jamboree celebration of 40 years of greatness

| August 27, 2014
Metro Jamboree celebration of 40 years of greatness

Metro Youth Sports’ coaches, staff, and parents would like to thank the people and organizations who provided contributions and services in the Celebration of 40 years of Greatness serving the youth here in the City of Fort Wayne and Allen County. Listed below are organizations that participated: The African American Health Care Alliance; Chi Eta […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! Ghost Catcher?

| August 27, 2014
Rev. Stewart Speaks! Ghost Catcher?

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart The African American or “Black Church” often uses metaphors and expressions to illicit the emotional responses of believers. Many times, these phrases have little or no meaning outside of the black church. Some of the phrases seem a little strange when we actually take the time to dissect and examine […]

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Cameroon soccer star felled by stones hurled in stadium—was it race?

| August 27, 2014
Cameroon soccer star felled by stones hurled in stadium—was it race?

(GIN)–Soccer star Albert Ebosse Bodjongo of Cameroon was killed almost instantly by a stone lobbed from the bleachers in the Tizi Ouzou stadium of north-central Algeria this weekend. He had been playing for the home team and made its only goal before the stone-throwing incident occurred. The Algerian Football/Soccer Federation lamented the death of the […]

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Wellness, fitness classes at McMillen Center

| August 26, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Transitional Health Inc. is scheduled to host two nutrition and fitness educational classes—dubbed Back To Basics—from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sept. 9 and Sept. 11 at McMillen Park Community Center, 3901 Abbott St. Back To Basics is a health and wellness class that provides nutritional and fitness guidance towards a healthy lifestyle. Participants […]

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Kappas award four local scholarships

| August 26, 2014

By Joe Shade Special to Frost Illustrated from the Fort Wayne Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity recognized the academic achievement of four outstanding young men whom were students attending and graduating from the Fort Wayne Community School System.  The Fraternity has awarded those four […]

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A hard head makes a soft tail

| August 26, 2014
A hard head makes a soft tail

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. When I was a kid, and I performed an antisocial act, my parents would say, “A hard head will make a soft tail.” Not fully understanding this statement, I would continue unintentionally aggravating my parents and suddenly without warning, I would get a firm slap (at least two), on my […]

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Cops kill at least two blacks each week

| August 26, 2014
Cops kill at least two blacks each week

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Occasionally, police officers behave in such as dastardly manner that it captures international attention. There was the 1997 famous video of four white LAPD officers taking turns clubbing and kicking Rodney King nearly beyond recognition after a high-speed automobile chase. In 1999, on the opposite coast, an unarmed, 23-year-old […]

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Janet E. Mitchell Esq.—progressive, innovative, creative

| August 26, 2014
Janet E. Mitchell Esq.—progressive, innovative, creative

Indiana Tech’s adjunct professor offers sound advice to those pursuing law career By Madeline Marcelia Garvin A graduate of South Side High School, a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Elmhurst College in Illinois, and a graduate of the University of Michigan’s Law School, an advisor, an attorney, a counselor, a lecturer, a mediator, a mentor, […]

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Community Foundation welcomes new employee

| August 25, 2014
Community Foundation welcomes new employee

FORT WAYNE– The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne is happy to announce the addition of Marva Crawford as the new receptionist. Crawford comes to the foundation with 30 years of service in the medical field, including medical technology, patient accounts and service. She has previously worked at Parkview Occupational Health and Three Rivers Dermatology. In […]

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