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Black folks gather to celebrate, discuss Black Speculative Fiction, sci-fi, fantasy

| June 21, 2016
Black folks gather to celebrate, discuss Black Speculative Fiction, sci-fi, fantasy

By D.L. Russell Special to Frost Illustrated When I first walked into the Fulton County Southwest Arts Center, in Atlanta, for the State of Black Science Fiction Convention, my first reaction was to smile because I realized I was around hundreds of black people who were just as weird as I am. The two day […]

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Carmen Hicks, national Christian rapper: A hip-hop story

| June 21, 2016
Carmen Hicks, national Christian rapper: A hip-hop story

By William Bryant Rozier 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 a hip-hop history event from the museum, with funding help by Arts United. Carmen Hicks, owner of Hicks Caskets, Monuments & […]

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Eleven Fort Wayne students among Crossroads Bible College 2016 grads

| June 19, 2016
Eleven Fort Wayne students among Crossroads Bible College 2016 grads

INDIANAPOLIS—Crossroads Bible College recently held its commencement ceremony on their main campus in Indianapolis. Eleven students from the Fort Wayne location received their degrees surrounded by friends and family. The Salutatorian out of more than 50 graduates was Fort Wayne’s own Jacquline Howell of Fort Wayne. She challenged fellow graduates to “Never let any obstacles […]

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Call yourself a saint-in-training

| June 19, 2016
Call yourself a saint-in-training

By Tony Rossi, Director of Communications, The Christophers Never call yourself a bad person, but rather “a saint-in-training.” That’s the advice of former Director of The Christophers Father John Catoir, and it’s a truth he learned from his years counseling people as part of his priestly ministry. Father Catoir led The Christophers from the late […]

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Give the Father’s Day gift of tobacco free living

| June 18, 2016
Give the Father’s Day gift of tobacco free living

June is Men’s Health Month and Father’s Day is this weekend.  A great gift for your family this Father’s Day is to start living tobacco free.  Smoking is the number one cause of preventable death and costs 11,100 Hoosier lives every year. Dads who smoke can celebrate Father’s Day by quitting, and family and friends […]

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After nine years in prison for quadruple murder he didn’t commit, Davontae Sanford finally free

| June 18, 2016
After nine years in prison for quadruple murder he didn’t commit, Davontae Sanford finally free

By Tatyana Hopkins (NNPA/DTU Fellow) The lawyers of wrongfully convicted Davontae Sanford said it was clear from the beginning that he was innocent and his confession was false. Megan Crane, Sanford’s lawyer, said that “police practices that are widely inappropriate for vulnerable juvenile suspects and a criminal justice system that systemically failed him at every […]

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North Side High School announces 2016 class for athletic Hall of Fame

| June 18, 2016
North Side High School announces 2016 class for athletic Hall of Fame

Erique, Gralan Early among those honored Courtesy of the North Side High School Alumni Association FORT WAYNE—The North Side High School Athletic Hall of Fame award recognizes and honors outstanding achievements of athletes, coaches, and others who have made significant contributions to the athletic program and have been instrumental in promoting the growth of athletics […]

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Dad bike ride set for June 26

| June 17, 2016
Dad bike ride set for June 26

FORT WAYNE—Fathers and family will be front and center when Omotayo Rite of Passage presents Dad, Let’s Ride, Let’s Walk Fifth Annual Scholarship Fundraiser, beginning at 3 p.m., June 26. The bike ride, which honors fathers but includes spouses and children, is set to begin at the McMillen Park, traveling in the bike lanes down […]

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Unwed dads fight for fathers’ rights

| June 17, 2016
Unwed dads fight for fathers’ rights

By Grant Clark, Urban News Service U.S. Army Specialist Christopher Carlton is passionate about two areas of service in his life: his country and his family. But when the soldier shipped out for a tour of duty in the Middle East in early 2010, he had no idea his toughest—and most traumatic—battle would play out […]

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Political discourse, or ideological interpretations?

| June 17, 2016
Political discourse, or ideological interpretations?

By Victor Zápari Special Columnist for El Mexicano and Frost Illustrated “Make America Great Again,” “Hillary for America” and “A Future to Believe In,” but what do these campaign slogans mean? Are they supposed to have a fixed meaning at all? Over the years as the political process has evolved, politics have also become a […]

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