FORT WAYNE—The African/African American Historical Society Museum (AAAHSM, affectionately called “The Awesome”) announces its summer camp offerings for Summer 2014, open to third to seventh grade children from all backgrounds. This new set of programs runs for eight weeks, 9 a.m. to Noon, June 16 to Aug. 8. Taught by John Aden,PhD and other local […]
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First African-American woman elected to Congress joins popular Black Heritage Stamp Series NEW YORK—The U.S. Postal Service paid tribute last week to pioneering Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm with the issuance of a limited-edition 37th Black Heritage Forever Stamp during a special ceremony at Brooklyn Borough Hall in Brooklyn, NY. “Shirley Chisholm was a courageous and pioneering […]
Madame C.J. Walker (December 23, 1867 – May 25, 1919) was the first female self-made millionaire in America.
“Councilman’s Corner” By Councilman Glynn Hines Special to Frost Illustrated Black History Month’s focus is a required experience for all when approached with honesty. Dr. John Crawford of the Fort Wayne City Council talks and writes about the ills of single mother parenting and the culture of having children out of wedlock and the ensuing […]
Seven teams participated in the Sixth Annual Black History Bowl, Feb. 20 at Weisser Park Youth Center, sponsored by the City of Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Dept
This is dedicated to those who had to hear the common questions “When is it Caucasian History Month?” or “Why is there not a White History Month?”
New information has come to light linking Colonel Charles Young to an early fraternal organization known as The Black Cats, or Beta Kappa Sigma, at Wilberforce University.