Story & Photos By Jeanie Summerville Whatz up babies? On Sunday night March 23, I was greatly anticipating 7 p.m. because at Link’s Wonderland, this wonderful event was going to take place and I’ve never attended such an event as this before. So, I’m excited to see what I was going to see and hear […]
By Ann Challet Special to the NNPA from New America Media SACRAMENTO—While millions of children nationwide face extreme difficulties due to having parents who are incarcerated or under criminal supervision, State Senator Mark Leno thinks change is coming. “The good news is that after many decades of building [more] prisons to incarcerate [more] of our […]
Sheriff candidate Luke NaThalang wants to bring fresh, cooperative, community approach to county department
FORT WAYNE—Luke NaThalang is not your typical guy. In an age where the norm is to focus on personal advancement above all else, whether it be in business or politics, NaThalang’s personal mantra is devotion to others. He’s active in the community, serving a number of organizations in various capacities, including vice president of the […]
By Eric D. Hackley REDMOND: I could go on and on about my experiences in Fort Wayne. They haven’t been pleasant. I try to support our black businesses in Fort Wayne as much I can. We’re going to have to unite. We can forget about the churches because they’re not going to do anything. Now you […]
Pulitzer Prize-winner Gwendolyn Brooks epitomized the idea of a true poet—a guardian of the reality of the people’s soul.
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
Fort Wayne native Beverly “Granny” Elkins had to bury her 19-year-old grandson William “JR” Norfleet III on Jan. 27, a victim of lung cancer.
“Reflecting the interests of all members of our community is not just a task on our to-do list, it’s a state of mind in our everyday work,” said Charles Shepard, FWMoA Executive Director.