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Sparks fly as Sierra Leone’s VP is expelled from party

| March 18, 2015
Sparks fly as Sierra Leone’s VP is expelled from party

(GIN)—An internal war is roiling the administration of President Ernest Bai Koroma with the Vice President Samuel Sam-Sumana, at dead center. The VP, expelled last week from the ruling All People’s Congress (APC), is said to be forming a rival political movement from his home district in Kono, the country’s raw diamond capital, and an […]

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The SCW guilt

| March 18, 2015
The SCW guilt

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. As we approach the early spring months, many resolutions that we made at the beginning of the year have not been realized. This may cause us to have the SCW guilt. The more conscientious we are, the greater is the depression  and feeling of failure. By now, I guess you […]

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Aljean Rogers Tubbs and the Central art of twirling

| March 18, 2015
Aljean Rogers Tubbs and the Central art of twirling

By Braynt Rozier Special to Frost Illustrated The Central High All-Year Blowout of 2015 jumps off from 10 a.m. to 4 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. Like their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/CentralHighSchoolFest. The next […]

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Mother of spirited four-year-old catches a lucky break: free pre-k

| March 18, 2015
Mother of spirited four-year-old catches a lucky break: free pre-k

By John Peirce Special to Frost Illustrated When Jawana Davis moved to Fort Wayne from Gary, Ind., this winter, she felt overwhelmed. She found an apartment soon enough, but she needed reliable child care and a car quickly so she could find a job. Then she discovered a child care opportunity that far exceeded her […]

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LBJ’s defenders cheapen his accomplishments

| March 18, 2015
LBJ’s defenders cheapen his accomplishments

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist Lyndon B. Johnson has done more to help African Americans and poor people than any modern president. But, his defenders are cheapening his legacy by inflating his accomplishments, which is an insult to the people–black and white–who lost their lives fighting for civil rights. The first and most obnoxious […]

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Crime and Safety Report: March 18-24 Edition

| March 18, 2015
Crime and Safety Report: March 18-24 Edition

Six arrested in separate meth lab raids FORT WAYNE—Shortly after 3 p.m., March 5, officers of the FWPD Vice and Narcotics Division were called to a meth lab at the Quality Inn at 1734 W. Washington Center Road. The meth lab was neutralized by the FWPD Meth Suppression Unit. The following people were arrested in […]

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Watch President Obama’s speech at Selma

| March 17, 2015
Watch President Obama’s speech at Selma

President Obama honors the civil rights activists who marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama 50 years ago. Click here to read the text of the speech.

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Let members of Congress live like other people

| March 17, 2015
Let members of Congress live like other people

By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Congressman Jeff Denham (R-Calif.) couldn’t bring his French bulldog, Lily, on an Amtrak train. So when Amtrak funding came up for a vote, he inserted a provision that required one car on an Amtrak train to be designated a “pet car.” Pet owners will pay a fee to bring their […]

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Local UNCF group to hold college fair

| March 17, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The UNCF (United Negro College Fund) Fort  Wayne Leadership  Council is scheduled to present a college fair, featuring representatives from historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., March 21 at Renaissance Pointe YMCA, 2323 Bowser Ave. Free pizza will be served from 3 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Among the HBCUs […]

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Photos: Union Baptist Church’s Selma viewing

| March 17, 2015
Photos: Union Baptist Church’s Selma viewing

Click here to read about UBC youth events, including the Selma showing.

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