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Local entrepreneur, activist ‘Jay’ Walker transitions at age 40

| September 9, 2014
Local entrepreneur, activist ‘Jay’ Walker transitions at age 40

FORT WAYNE—Jermaine Lamar Walker, was born on March 5, 1974 to Mary A. Walker and John T. Adams in Fort Wayne, was called home July 30, 2014. At the age of 40. Jermaine accepted Christ as his personal Lord and Savior, (under leadership of the late Pastor James Hall Sr.) joining the family of Grace […]

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Fight over spoils turns deadly in leaderless Lesotho

| September 9, 2014
Fight over spoils turns deadly in leaderless Lesotho

(GIN)—In the Mountain Kingdom of Lesotho, encircled by South Africa, there’s trouble in paradise. Prime Minister Tom Thabane, fearing a military coup, slipped out of the country recently to reappear in Johannesburg calling for intervention by that country’s security forces. Thabane believed he was a target by his coalition partner seeking his ouster so he […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! No patience, no promise!

| September 9, 2014
Rev. Stewart Speaks! No patience, no promise!

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart “I don’t mind waiting on the Lord!” Have you ever said that? If not, have you ever heard someone else say that? This phrase sounds really nice, but does the average Christian really mean this when they say it? I have found that some people really mean this! Unfortunately, most […]

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Fort Wayne Black Chamber to host summit

| September 9, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Black Chamber of Commerce is scheduled to host an Entrepreneurial and Innovation Summit from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Sept 13 at the Ivy Tech/Public Safety Academy, 7602 Patriot Crossing. Organizers say the Summit is designed to provide attendees with a wide variety of practical information and opportunities to interact with […]

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Expressions Studio Gallery presents first  Artists’ Showcase

| September 9, 2014
Expressions Studio Gallery presents first  Artists’ Showcase

Special to Frost Illustrated Expressions Studio Gallery, located at 1415 Directors Row, is scheduled to present its first Artists’ Showcase from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m., on Saturday, Sept. 20. Teresa Ridley Yarbrough, a gifted and accomplished artist who has been developing her artistic skills since childhood, opened Expressions Studio Gallery (ESG) in May to […]

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Links, Incorporated set to host Meet the Candidates Forum

| September 5, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Chapter of the Links, Incorporated is scheduled to convene more than 17 candidates for their 2nd Biennial Meet the Candidates Forum from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Sept. 6 at the Allen County Public Library’s Meeting Room A, 900 Library Plaza. Candidates who accepted the invitation to speak on Sept. 6, include the non-partisan […]

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Islamists gain ground in Nigeria’s embattled northeast

| September 4, 2014
Islamists gain ground in Nigeria’s embattled northeast

(GIN)—Following fierce fighting with government forces, the insurgent Boko Haram captured new ground in Borno state—sending thousands of civilians into exile, along with soldiers, residents said. “Just when you imagine that it cannot get worse for the Nigerian military and its pride as a fighting force, it takes a further dive,” observed Mannir Dan Ali, […]

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Violence, killing: The ‘hidden’ centerpiece of Fort Wayne history

| September 4, 2014
Violence, killing: The ‘hidden’ centerpiece of Fort Wayne history

By Eric D. Hackley Everyday it seems as though if the police aren’t on the TV news killing black people, black people are on the TV news killing black people. The one thing Fort Wayne’s blacks never seem to do is to take a momentary peek at our local history for insights into this violence […]

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Black voters in South face new threats

| September 4, 2014

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)–Despite major advances to access to the ballot box nearly 50 years after the passage of Voting Rights Act of 1965 (VRA), blacks, living primarily in the South and Southwest, continued to face challenges at the ballot box, according to National Commission on Voting Rights (NCVR) report. “Though […]

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Spotlight on Director Krista Walker of Urban Outreach (part two of two)

| September 3, 2014
Spotlight on Director Krista Walker of Urban Outreach (part two of two)

By Jeanie Summerville Whatz up, babies? Check this out: You know that every week, on our journey of love, I’m always talking about bringing ourselves some well deserved beauty, joy, happiness and some form of peace of mind?  Well, we can accomplish this through even the smallest of ways and things.  So, I’m going to […]

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