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History of black lawyers focus of forum

| February 20, 2015

FORT WAYNE—It Is Well With My Soul of the Department of Educational Studies, Adult and Community Education Programs, Teachers College, Ball State University, is scheduled to host a forum on the Culture of Black Lawyers: Past, Present and Future from 12 noon to 2 p.m., Feb. 24 at Link’s Wonderland, 1733 E. Creighton Ave. The […]

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When are we going to get tired of abuse?

| February 20, 2015
When are we going to get tired of abuse?

By James Clingman NNPA Columnist There comes a time in the course of human events for persons who have been mistreated to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with those who mistreat them. In the interest of self-respect and to claim the respect of others, after a long train of abuses, such persons […]

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Marshall White receives 2015  Margaret Ann Keegan Award

| February 20, 2015
Marshall White receives 2015  Margaret Ann Keegan Award

FORT WAYNE—The Margaret Ann Keegan Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to furthering arts education in northeast Indiana. Marshall White, is CEO and founder of Unity Performing Arts Foundation and director/life Coach for the Voices of Unity Youth Choir.  Mr. White has been shaping and molding young lives for more than […]

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#JustEnergy Freedom: Indiana NAACP offers truth about solar energy

| February 20, 2015
#JustEnergy Freedom: Indiana NAACP offers truth about solar energy

By Denise Abdul-Rahman The utility companies are marketing and promoting the bill HB 1320 and the “inequities” of non-distributed generation ratepayers (folks that don’t have solar) that are contributing to “subsidies” for distributed generation ratepayers (folks that have solar). When speaking with Bryan Bullock, an attorney and stark environmental advocate out of Northwest Indiana, he […]

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Pastor Carl Whitt, MD, remembers Central High School

| February 19, 2015
Pastor Carl Whitt, MD, remembers Central High School

By Bryant Rozier Special to Frost Illustrated The Central High Blowout of 2015 jumps off from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., April 25 at the McMillen Park Community Center. For all festival inquires, visit www.centralhighschoolfest.com or call the African/African American Historical Society Museum (AAAHSM) at (260) 420-0765. This following excerpts are the from the coffee table […]

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Malcolm X: Civil Rights Activist, Minister (1925–1965)

| February 19, 2015
Malcolm X: Civil Rights Activist, Minister (1925–1965)

By Dr. Ron Daniels The 50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday, the Selma to Montgomery March, and the passage of the historic Voting Rights Act of 1965 and Dr. Martin Luther King’s role in these events is correctly capturing the imagination of Black America. But, there is another set of events that should also receive attention […]

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Poverty doesn’t have to be a state of mind

| February 19, 2015
Poverty doesn’t have to be a state of mind

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist The racial differential in the poverty rate is staggering. Last time I checked, about 12 percent people in the U.S., one in eight people are poor. Depending on race and ethnicity, however, poverty is differently experienced. Fewer than one in 10 whites are poor; more than one in four African […]

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Peggy Woodford Forbes: Wall St. history maker

| February 19, 2015
Peggy Woodford Forbes: Wall St. history maker

By Eric D. Hackley As part of my 2015 Black History Month Salute to descendants of Rev. J.W. Hackley of Niles, Mich., I’d like to present this interview with Peggy Woodford Forbes at the late 1990s Hackley Family Reunion outside Kalamazoo, Mich. That was my first time ever meeting Peggy. Her grandmother Bessie Hackley Woodford […]

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The time and what must be done: Approaching Saviours’ Day 2015

| February 19, 2015
The time and what must be done: Approaching Saviours’ Day 2015

By Kevin Muhammad Special to Frost Illustrated In the Book of Genesis 15:13, we witness a promise made by God to His servant Abram (Abraham), that says, “And know of a surety that thy seed will be a stranger in a foreign land that is not their own and shall be afflicted and enslaved for […]

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The myth of the ‘Angry Black Woman’

| February 19, 2015
The myth of the ‘Angry Black Woman’

By Chasiti Falls Once upon a time there was a sexy, educated, young African American woman in bed with her love interest. She had been waiting to be intimate with this love interest for quite some time. That particular night they had decided to cross that line and her appetite had yet to be satisfied. […]

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