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Video: Eric Hackley interviews Mrs. King on good credit

| January 7, 2015
Video: Eric Hackley interviews Mrs. King on good credit

In my years of being in business, Mrs. King has the highest credit scores that I have ever seen. In this interview, Mrs. King shares her philosophical insights into how she lives comfortably and basically stress free, knowing that creditors and banks are lined up anxiously waiting to loan her whatever amount of money she wants.

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MLK Jr. Club Inc. Santa On Tour Day brings joy to area children

| January 6, 2015
MLK Jr. Club Inc. Santa On Tour Day brings joy to area children

By Clifford Buttram Jr. FORT WAYNE—The MLK Jr. Club Inc. conducted its 18th Annual Santa on Tour event at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA on Dec. 13. The event is an annual cornerstone for the MLK Club as it strives to strengthen its commitment to community service and support and help to project the Dr. Martin Luther […]

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Where’s ‘Black Justice’ in Fort Wayne?

| January 6, 2015
Where’s ‘Black Justice’ in Fort Wayne?

  By Eric D. Hackley In this instance, I am not questioning the absence of Justice for Black people in Fort Wayne, Indiana and America. I’m asking a question of, where’s the Brother who was holding the protest sign indicating the need for “Black Justice.” This gentleman had some very legitimate concerns that should be […]

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IIWWMS announces workshops, presentations

| January 6, 2015
IIWWMS announces workshops, presentations

FORT WAYNE—It Is Well With My Soul is scheduled to host a number of events and presentations including: ● A webinar on its Racial Identity Development Series entitled Pedagogy of White Exposure and Racial Identity Development. Dr. Ruby Cain, assistant professor of Adult and Community Education, director of M.A. Degree Programs in Adult & Community Education Program […]

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VA invites veterans, families, public to Fort Wayne ‘Town Hall’

| January 6, 2015

FORT WAYNE—VA Northern Indiana Health Care System has scheduled “Town Hall” for Veterans, families and the public FOR 4 p.m., Jan. 12, in the auditorium of the Fort Wayne VA Campus, 2121 Lake Ave. The Town Hall meeting is design to give people an opportunity  to speak with key leaders of VA Northern Indiana Health […]

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Listen to the elders

| January 6, 2015
Listen to the elders

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Oliver Manning, my patient, was short in stature but had a giant heart and mind. I took care of this wonderful man and his wife for many years. Before age took over his memory, he shared many instructive poems that I often heard him recite. As you read the following poem […]

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Innocent blacks, white cops—all lives are valuable

| January 6, 2015
Innocent blacks, white cops—all lives are valuable

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Rafael Ramos had been a school security guard before he joined the New York City Police Department two years ago. Ramos, 40, was married and had two children. The youngest child, Jaden, 13, fondly remembered his dad on Facebook and Twitter, describing his dad as “the best father I could […]

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Fort Wayne Black History Conversations: Mrs. King and financial liberation

| January 2, 2015
Fort Wayne Black History Conversations: Mrs. King and financial liberation

By Eric D. Hackley I recently had a very interesting conversation with Mrs. King, a Central High School graduate and retiree from the Indiana State Development Center, commonly known as State School. This is what she had to say: ERIC HACKLEY: Mrs. King many of us folks with a history in Fort Wayne know about […]

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Local club makes mark at Junior Showmanship Nationals dog show in Atlanta

| January 1, 2015
Local club makes mark at Junior Showmanship Nationals dog show in Atlanta

Family Affair Bully Club competed at the 2014 Junior Showmanship Nationals in College Park, Ga.

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Voices of Unity featured in Praise Celebration 2015

| December 31, 2014
Voices of Unity featured in Praise Celebration 2015

Unity Performing Arts Foundation and Brotherhood Mutual Insurance are scheduled to present Praise Celebration 2015 at 6 p.m., Jan. 11, 2015 at Rhinehart Music Center, 2101 E. Coliseum Blvd., on the IPFW campus.

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