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Life legacy of Malcolm X—‘our shining black prince’ celebrated at Weisser Park

Life legacy of Malcolm X—‘our shining black prince’ celebrated at Weisser Park

| May 27, 2015

  FORT WAYNE—Members of the community celebrated the legacy and message of liberation and pride taught by the late Malcolm X—el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz—at a commemorative event, May 19, at Weisser Park Community Center, on what would have been the visionary leader’s 90th birthday. People of all ages marked the important date in history in a […]

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Area middle, high school scholars inducted into National Achievers Society

Area middle, high school scholars inducted into National Achievers Society

| May 27, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Scholarship has its rewards, including a bright pathway to the future. Just ask the 70 students recently inducted into the National Urban League’s National Achievers Society. Each year, various Urban League affiliates—including the Fort Wayne Urban League—honors “minority” middle and high school students working toward academic excellence. Students who maintain a GPA of 2.7 […]

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A good hair day: Debra Brown memorial wig drive for Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana set

A good hair day: Debra Brown memorial wig drive for Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana set

| May 26, 2015

By Sheila Curry Campbell Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—We all know how irritating it is when we’re having a bad hair day, but can you imagine how it must feel to be losing your hair and possibly even your hope? My sister, Debra Brown, never lost hope but gave hope to others. When Debra […]

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Mary Lee Bush to celebrate 90th birthday

Mary Lee Bush to celebrate 90th birthday

| May 22, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Mary Lee Bush is scheduled to celebrate her 90th birthday at 3:30 p.m., May 23 at the Summit, 1025 W. Rudisill Blvd. Mary is the mother of 10 children and authored a book entitled “The Shift Has Come: Secrets to raising successful, respectful godly children.” Mary started a daycare at age 75 after the […]

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James Redmond—top notch professional photographer

James Redmond—top notch professional photographer

| May 20, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville Photographer James Redmond can be reached at (260) 450-1878. 1.)  What is your profession and how long have you been in this profession? I’m a professional photographer and have been since 1975. 2.)  What or who was your motivation for becoming a photographer? When I was in the military, I was stationed […]

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Spotlight on Kevin Howell, chairman of Vietnam Veterans Committee

Spotlight on Kevin Howell, chairman of Vietnam Veterans Committee

| May 20, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that, you’re still taking time out of your schedules to bring yourselves and others some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel, on our journey of love to get […]

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blues boy done took his leave

blues boy done took his leave

| May 15, 2015

A tribute to BB King in poetry by ketu oladuwa—lucille cryin’ this mornin’ / blues boy done took his leave / say, lucille cryin’ this mornin’ / cause mississippi’s blues boy done took his leave

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‘All Things Bikes and Safety’

‘All Things Bikes and Safety’

| May 15, 2015

By Bennie Edwards Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—“All Things Bikes and Safety” is the theme of the Ninth Annual American Legion Riders (ALR) Chapter 148 Motorcycle Rally scheduled for 12 noon to 6 p.m., June 6 at American Legion Post 148, 705 E. Lewis St. The ALR Motorcycle Rally has been revamped and will be […]

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Some folks working to cure the plague of violence in the community

Some folks working to cure the plague of violence in the community

| May 12, 2015

Frost Illustrated Staff Report In recent weeks, Frost Illustrated has devoted significant attention to the rash of police killings of unarmed black men around the nation and protests aimed at holding rogue police officers and out of control police departments accountable for their actions. We also took the time to point out that black on […]

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Body of missing young woman found behind abandoned house

Body of missing young woman found behind abandoned house

| May 12, 2015

Fort Wayne police are investigating a body that was discovered inside a curbside trash bin Saturday afternoon in the rear of 2210 Eckart Street at approximately 2:50 p.m., May 2. A neighbor working in his yard adjacent to 2210 Eckart Street observed the trash bin and went to retrieve it to dispose of his yard waste when the discovery was made.

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