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A winning day for the State Women in the NAACP

| November 5, 2016
A winning day for the State Women in the NAACP

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Usually, my Saturdays are uneventful because I spend them reading and doing the normal mundane chores. However, this chilly Saturday, October 22, I decided to get up before the crack of dawn to get myself ready to cover the State Women in NAACP Breakfast speaker. And, since I have been writing […]

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Artist Carl Pope to address impact OF writer Mari Evans on his life, practice through his work

| November 4, 2016
Artist Carl Pope to address impact OF writer Mari Evans on his life, practice through his work

“Carl Pope’s work is at once a form of geography, re-imagining and imaging the forgotten histories, people and places in America, and a new psychology, creating a state of mind capable of sustaining the shocks of the present. It’s soul food for the mind, in sharp contrast to the quick hit of consumer pleasure that […]

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Here’s to the beautiful people on the southside of town

| November 4, 2016
Here’s to the beautiful people on the southside of town

By Victor Zápari Special to El Mexicano and Frost Illustrated Today was an interesting day to say the least—Nov. 2, 2016. A friend and I were on our way to take my dog Rucky on his daily walk at Foster Park. However, that didn’t happen because my car ran out of oil randomly as we […]

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NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 Branch scheduled to hold election Nov. 19

| November 4, 2016
NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 Branch scheduled to hold election Nov. 19

FORT WAYNE—The Election for the NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County 3049 Branch is scheduled for Nov. 19, 2016. The election of officers and at-large members of the Executive Committee will take place at the ACPL Pontiac Street Library, 2215 S Hanna St. Polls are scheduled to be open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. To vote […]

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Spotlight on Fort Wayne Urban League Gala 2016

| November 3, 2016
Spotlight on Fort Wayne Urban League Gala 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It pleases me to say, it’s that time of year again for us to get together and celebrate life, love, fun and excitement at the Urban League’s Gala Extravaganza scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 12.  This gala will honor four well deserving people for their contribution to mankind in our […]

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Black women will elect next president

| November 3, 2016
Black women will elect next president

By Freddie Allen (NNPA Newswire Managing Editor) Black women will play a key role in electing the next president, according to a recent report by the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO). The AFL-CIO is a national trade group and the largest federation of unions in the United States. Carmen Berkley, […]

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Allen County General Election 2016 Frost Illustrated Candidate Survey results

| November 3, 2016
Allen County General Election 2016 Frost Illustrated Candidate Survey results

Editor’s note: Below are candidate responses to a survey emailed to candidate running for offices specific to elected offices in Allen County during the 2016 General Election. Surveys were emailed to all local candidates who listed emails with the Allen County Election Board. The responses are grouped according to office and candidate responses for each […]

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Vitamin D is desirable

| November 3, 2016
Vitamin D is desirable

By Gerald W. Deas, M.D. Recently, it has been reported that an increase in the intake of vitamin D has resulted in preventing an early death caused by heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Although it is not certain exactly how much vitamin D should be taken on a daily basis, it is suggested that at […]

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Obituaries: November 3-December 7, 2016 Edition

| November 3, 2016
Obituaries: November 3-December 7, 2016 Edition

Estella (Agnes) McFadden-Martin, 73, of South Bend, Indiana, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016. She is survived by her husband, Howard F. Martin Sr.; daughters, Valerie J. (Fred) Sconiers, Terri Comer and April C. (Jarrod) Martin-Downing; sons, Brian K. (LaCrecia) McFadden and Howard Martin Jr.; stepsons, Richard (Amber) Dates […]

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Obituaries: November 2-8, 2016 Edition

| November 2, 2016
Obituaries: November 2-8, 2016 Edition

Kaleah Noel Fincher, six, was granted her angel wings on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016. She was born in Fort Wayne on Dec. 22, 2009. Kaleah had an infectious smile that could light up a room. She was a first grader at Aboite Elementary. She loved to dance, sing, and loved spending time at the lake […]

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