Tag: Eric Hackley

Violence, killing: The ‘hidden’ centerpiece of Fort Wayne history

Violence, killing: The ‘hidden’ centerpiece of Fort Wayne history

| September 4, 2014

By Eric D. Hackley Everyday it seems as though if the police aren’t on the TV news killing black people, black people are on the TV news killing black people. The one thing Fort Wayne’s blacks never seem to do is to take a momentary peek at our local history for insights into this violence […]

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Community initiative recommendation from ‘War on Willie Lynch Community Forum’

Community initiative recommendation from ‘War on Willie Lynch Community Forum’

| July 11, 2014

Bike trails a key issue for community health, well being By Eric D. Hackley Starting out today’s forum is a response from Edward Young. Pay close attention how the broader idea of “Black Unity” evolves and makes sense to be the centerpiece of a movement liberate ourselves from Willie Lynch Slave Mentality, being fat and […]

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Anti-Willie Lynch forum set for June 28

Anti-Willie Lynch forum set for June 28

| June 25, 2014

Uncut Special presentation—From time to time, Frost Illustrated exercises its commitment to present voices straight from the community. Oftentimes, those voices insist on getting across a totally uncensored message to pre- serve their cadence and context. In an effort to honor such voices, we offer the following Uncut Special Presentation unedited and written exactly as […]

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Keith and Nicole Woolridge: Dallas, Chicago roots create unique leadership chemistry for Eagle’s Nest

Keith and Nicole Woolridge: Dallas, Chicago roots create unique leadership chemistry for Eagle’s Nest

| June 5, 2014

By Eric D. Hackley Eric Hackley: Why did you want to become the new directors and take on the task of rebuilding the Eagle’s Nest Youth Center? Nicole Woolridge: Because we love working with children. With my husband Keith being from Texas and me being from Chicago, we see that there are so many children out here […]

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Lynchitis—A subcategory of Willie Lynch Slave Mentality

Lynchitis—A subcategory of Willie Lynch Slave Mentality

| May 28, 2014

Uncut Special presentation—From time to time, Frost Illustrated exercises its commitment to present voices straight from the community. Oftentimes, those voices insist on getting across a totally uncensored message to pre- serve their cadence and context. In an effort to honor such voices, we offer the following Uncut Special Presentation unedited and written exactly as […]

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Igniting your entrepreneurial spirit: Interview with Ms. Shontel Norwood-Vignaude, beauty consultant at Mary Kay

Igniting your entrepreneurial spirit: Interview with Ms. Shontel Norwood-Vignaude, beauty consultant at Mary Kay

| May 22, 2014

By Eric D. Hackley Eric Hackley:  A lot of what you spoke about tonight was centered around personal goal setting. Did being involved with Mary Kay teach you that, or did you come to the table with a pretty good concept of already knowing how to set and achieve goals? Shontel Norwood-Vignaude: I was born with […]

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Charita Niedermeyer: Breaking stereotypes, cultivating innercity women hunters

Charita Niedermeyer: Breaking stereotypes, cultivating innercity women hunters

| May 13, 2014

By Eric Hackley Eric Hackley:  I’ve seen pictures of you fishing, hunting with a bow and arrow and shooting birds with a shotgun. This is somewhat untypical. Charita Niedermeyer:  If you go back in my history, I’m from what people call the mean streets of Gary, Ind.  Gary is real close to Chicago.  So we’re […]

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Interview with Edward Young: Bible key to understanding who ‘we’ are

Interview with Edward Young: Bible key to understanding who ‘we’ are

| May 8, 2014

By Eric D. Hackley Eric Hackley: Jim Redmond earlier expressed discontent in the social absence of black pastors and their community leadership. Please correct the flaws in Mr. Redmond’s scathing black situation analysis. Edward Young: On Pimpology? There is no correction. He was right on time with that! You know what my stance on that subject has […]

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The truth about spiritual identity

The truth about spiritual identity

| April 30, 2014

By Eddie Arrington Presented by Eric D. Hackley In my travels, my personal and spiritual understanding of blackness means that something is devoid of light.  So, if you’re devoid of light, how can you claim a right to our Father who sits on the Throne?  How can you claim that if you say, you’re walking […]

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C & K Budget Mentors—a biblical approach to erasing debt

C & K Budget Mentors—a biblical approach to erasing debt

| April 22, 2014

By Eric D. Hackley Proverbs 22:7—The rich rule over the poor, and the borrower is slave to the lender. Ladies and gentlemen, I would like to introduce two biological sisters who came together and formed their own business, C&K Budget Mentors. And, now here’s their story: Kisha Johnson: My name is Kisha Johnson. My sister Cliffunya […]

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