Courtesy of Verizon Wireless FORT WAYNE—A phone hasn’t been just a “phone” for quite some time. Now, a recent survey conducted by Verizon has put a spotlight on the added functionality Americans are getting from their smartphones and other smart devices, and which once commonplace, everyday necessities are being relinquished to the history book as a […]
FORT WAYNE—Clifton L. Taulbert, a Pulitzer-nominated writer and filmmaker, is scheduled to speak at the University of Saint Francis on Feb. 11.
By Terri Schlichenmeyer The Bookworm Sez You’ve got a dream. Every kid does, but yours is special. You want to be a football player someday, or a star onstage. Maybe your dream is to visit Europe, drive a hot car, be an astronaut, buy your own house, ride a horse, write a book, or help […]
Every once in awhile—especially when he’s somewhere unexpected—Reverend Al Sharpton looks around, surprised and pleased. He’s been working for social justice and civil rights since he was nine years old, and there are many things he never thought he’d see in his lifetime.
(GIN)—A coalition of reading groups represented by the U.N. cultural agency UNESCO have picked Port Harcourt of Nigeria as the World Book Capital City for its efforts to “bring back the book” to the forefront of national discourse. Credit for the award was shared by the Rainbow Book Club (RBC) and other clubs promoting the […]