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Elders: ‘Let’s rehabilitate our brothers’

Elders: ‘Let’s rehabilitate our brothers’

| April 26, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Brother Foundation sits in a chair with all ears tuned to him as he reads from a series of newspaper articles. One article, two articles, three articles, on and on. Each one has a common theme: the results of a trial convicting a young man of a violent crime in the city. Each one […]

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Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee mulls ‘high crimes and misdemeanors’ for Trump

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee mulls ‘high crimes and misdemeanors’ for Trump

| April 21, 2017

By Stacy M. Brown (NNPA Newswire Contributor) After just two months in the Oval Office, President Donald Trump has already proven to be a liability to the free world, keeping Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) up many nights wondering what the New York City real estate developer will do next. However, the veteran Congressional Black […]

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Spotlight on Raymond H. Merkson, owner of Detroit Detail Locksmith

Spotlight on Raymond H. Merkson, owner of Detroit Detail Locksmith

| April 20, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville      What’s up babies? It pleases me when someone chooses to make Fort Wayne their home that has a good, positive attitude because that’s one thing that help make our community brighter. I say this because this week’s spotlight has done and is doing just that and so, you need to […]

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France pays ‘debt of blood’ to surviving African WWII vets

France pays ‘debt of blood’ to surviving African WWII vets

| April 20, 2017

(GIN)—Fifty years after more than a million Africans fought and thousands died for France during the ferocious battles against Nazis in World War II, French President Francois Hollande has given citizenship and full pensions to African survivors of that war and other conflicts. In a ceremony at the Elysee Palace in Paris on April 18, […]

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Spotlight on the second If I Could Sing Lip-Sync Battle

Spotlight on the second If I Could Sing Lip-Sync Battle

| April 18, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville    What’s up, babies? Check this out, the owner of Optimistic’s Enterprise full service Beauty and Barber Salon is entertaining the city again with a fantastic family fun night. If you missed the first one, you don’t want to miss this one because it’s back due to popular demand—mark your calendars.  So […]

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Boys & Girls Club Launches Blue Bucket Brigade

Boys & Girls Club Launches Blue Bucket Brigade

| April 18, 2017

Submitted by Jeanie Summerville Courtesy of the Boys & Girls Club A new initiative, which Sgt. Mitch McKinney of the Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) calls a “movement,” was launched on Monday, March 20 with a morning press conference in the office of the Mayor Tom Henry. The movement, called the Blue Bucket Brigade, is […]

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Uganda tries to silence ‘impolite’ activist fighting for sanitary pads

Uganda tries to silence ‘impolite’ activist fighting for sanitary pads

| April 13, 2017

(GIN)—She’s an activist and academic whose rants against the current Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and First Lady Janet Museveni are definitely rated PG if not Triple X. On live television, in one memorable occasion, she stripped half-naked to protest her eviction from her office at Makerere University, for allegedly breaching departmental policy.  In that case, […]

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Remebering the legacy of Judge William L. Briggs

Remebering the legacy of Judge William L. Briggs

| April 10, 2017

By Magistrate Lori Morgan Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne lost one of its legends of the legal world when retired judge William L. Briggs passed away on March 29, 2017, at the age of 80. Judge Briggs was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana on January 28, 1937 to Justice of the Peace William […]

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Spotlight on Phoenix Manor March Madness Senior Ball and St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Spotlight on Phoenix Manor March Madness Senior Ball and St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

| April 4, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all if well with you and yours and that, you’re still taking time out of your schedules to bring yourselves some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind because the Senior Citizens at Phoenix Manor are.  Check this out: I […]

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Local officials dedicated Eugene E. Parker Memorial Way

Local officials dedicated Eugene E. Parker Memorial Way

| April 3, 2017

FORT WAYNE—Elected officials, local dignitaries, family and friends filled a parking lot near the intersection of Hillegas and Illinois Roads today for the Eugene E. Parker Memorial Way dedication ceremony. The Allen County Board of Commissioners and the City of Fort Wayne designated the portion of Hillegas Road from Bass Road to Illinois Road in […]

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