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White mob attack, brutal double stabbing in Chicago

White mob attack, brutal double stabbing in Chicago

| June 26, 2015

By Ashahed M. Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call CHICAGO (The Final Call)–Four have been charged with attempted murder in a vicious May 30 double stabbing attack on a black man and woman at a park in the largely Irish neighborhood known as Canaryville on Chicago’s south side. Two males, Kevin Hoynes […]

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White woman snubbed Charleston shooter for a black man

White woman snubbed Charleston shooter for a black man

| June 26, 2015

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA)–We may never know what ignited the explosion inside of white supremacist Dylann Roof that prompted him to kill nine African Americans attending Bible study at a black church in Charleston, S.C., but his hatred of blacks apparently deepened two years ago after a white female he was […]

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6th Annual South Side Fest to celebrate positive changes on the city’s south side

6th Annual South Side Fest to celebrate positive changes on the city’s south side

| June 25, 2015

FORT WAYNE–On June 27, The Rescue Mission is scheduled to partner with area businesses and organizations to participate in Fort Wayne’s 6th Annual South Side Fest. Last year, The Rescue Mission launched its “Real Change, Not Spare Change” initiative at South Side Fest. The campaign is designed to help the community find ways to help […]

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Spotlight on Anthony Payne, new commander of American Legion Post 148—Part 1 of 2

Spotlight on Anthony Payne, new commander of American Legion Post 148—Part 1 of 2

| June 25, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Isn’t GOD awesome?  Of course HE is!  And, HE get’s even more awesome, when we can feel the love, beauty, joy and have some form of peace of mind from each other, it feels so goooood.  On that note, we bring to you this week’s spotlight so that you […]

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ornette-buddha blues

ornette-buddha blues

| June 23, 2015

ornette-buddha blues © omowale-ketu oladuwa morning song[1] no need to explain, seeing all words need the say, lead to pray, preach, postulate, and all other such form of inaction blunting movement sound thru space yet sound, free space peace, the ever of lasting move the already been said to godspace, creative lite, day, moon rising […]

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Terrorist kills nine at historic black church in S. Carolina

Terrorist kills nine at historic black church in S. Carolina

| June 23, 2015

CHARLESTON, S.C.—Nine people were killed during a Bible study when a young white man opened fire at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 17. According to reports, 21-year-old Dylann Storm Roof sat for nearly an hour during a traditional Wednesday night prayer meeting at Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist  Episcopal Church, affectionately […]

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Spotlight on Tom Knox, a living legend

Spotlight on Tom Knox, a living legend

| June 18, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Check this out:  It’s not everyday that numerous Frost Illustrated readers contact me in regard to shining the spotlight on one of our towns living legends. Just listening to the stories of the joy that he brought them also brought me some joy, beauty, happiness and some of peace […]

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Jennings Center awards scholarship to two students

Jennings Center awards scholarship to two students

| June 18, 2015

By Anita Dortch A Power Angel on Assignment Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The Jennings Center, one of the city’s longest operating and renowned youth centers, recently selected two young school achievers to receive scholarships at the 57th Annual Teenage Sunday. This year’s scholarship recipients are: Jasmine White, senior at South Side High School is […]

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Sewage forces residents from apartment complex

Sewage forces residents from apartment complex

| June 17, 2015

Fort Wayne—The scene was frantic last week as scores of residents found themselves forced to leave their homes at Baldwin Creek Apartments. On June 11, residents were informed that they had just hours to grab any essentials and evacuate the premises due to unfit living conditions caused by raw sewage backup in basements of several […]

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A.P.R.I. present scholarships, awards at Annual Banquet

A.P.R.I. present scholarships, awards at Annual Banquet

| June 1, 2015

By Rachel Bennett Steury Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute awarded scholarships to two high school seniors at its annual banquet held last month at Link’s Wonderland. This year the “Charles Redd’s A. Philip Randolph Scholarship” went to Adam David Garner of Belmont High School and […]

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