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Spotlight on author Ta’Mara Chambers and her children’s book on beauty

Spotlight on author Ta’Mara Chambers and her children’s book on beauty

| February 1, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It was a fun and exciting time on Tuesday Jan. 24 at the Pontiac Branch Allen County Public Library located at 2215 S. Hanna St., because I met with this week’s spotlight and heard her share  about her new children’s book. Everyone in attendance were very pleased.  Her uncle, […]

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MLK speaker at Manchester battles racism by building understanding

MLK speaker at Manchester battles racism by building understanding

| January 31, 2017

NORTH MANCHESTER—“After 148 years of nothing but violence and hatred, it’s time we get to know one another on a social basis, not under a cover of darkness.” –Daryl Davis Manchester University has selected a musician and author—one who has made it his quest to understand and combat racism—to be the keynote speaker at its 49th […]

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Christians’ call to speak truth to ‘alternative facts’

Christians’ call to speak truth to ‘alternative facts’

| January 31, 2017

By Jim Wallis Courtesy of Sojourners “For this I was born, and for this I came into the world, to testify to the truth. Everyone who belongs to the truth listens to my voice.” Pilate asked him, “What is truth?”—John 18: 37-38 This has become the biggest question in the first week of Donald Trump’s […]

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Don’t fear the weather—dress for it and know where to get proper clothing

Don’t fear the weather—dress for it and know where to get proper clothing

| January 31, 2017

Muslim travel ban ignores Saudi Arabia A Frost Illustrated Commentary “For Yahweh hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.”—2 Timothy 1:7 Donald Trump. We really shouldn’t have to say more but there seems to be a lot of folks who aren’t getting it. […]

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Why President Obama will never get credit he deserves

Why President Obama will never get credit he deserves

| January 29, 2017

By Roger Caldwell (NNPA Newswire Columnist) In less than a month, real estate baron and reality TV star Donald J. Trump will be sworn-in as the 45th president of the United States of America. There is a reverence and adulation for Trump; sixty-two million Americans’ voted for him, even though they really have no idea […]

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Spotlight on Shamell Wagstaff

Spotlight on Shamell Wagstaff

| January 27, 2017

A lesson on perseverance and the importance of family support By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? On New Year’s Day, did you start it off the way you wanted and were you with whom you wanted to be? I sure was and I loved it and actually, I didn’t want the beauty to end because […]

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Voices of Unity make ‘Another Breakthrough’

Voices of Unity make ‘Another Breakthrough’

| January 26, 2017

By K.A. Davis FORT WAYNE—The Voices of Unity (VOU) Youth Choir, led by Marshall White, presented a soul-stirring celebration of soulful sacred music on Sunday, Jan. 8 at IPFW’s Rhinehart Music Center. The VOU Praise Celebration, which carried the theme “Another Breakthrough,” provided uplifting moments and reflections of all the good work that has been […]

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Spotlight on MLK Club Clergy of The Year 2017 Prophet Cedric L. Walker Sr.

Spotlight on MLK Club Clergy of The Year 2017 Prophet Cedric L. Walker Sr.

| January 26, 2017

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? If you missed the Martin Luther King Jr. Club Ninth Annual Breakfast with the Clergy, you missed out on a lot of beauty, joy, happiness, fun and excitement because it was totally fantastic!  But, I’m not the kind of woman to rub it in, so don’t fret because Frost […]

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Reflections on the election

Reflections on the election

| January 25, 2017

By the Rev. Bill McGill Special to Frost Illustrated “Is there no balm in Gilead?  Is there no physician there?”—Jeremiah 8:22 Next to dealing with the residue from my childhood molestation and 16 months of criminal incarceration, nothing has been more painful and traumatic for me than the last 90 days of transition and rehabilitation. […]

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Gambia begins new era after unpopular leader packs, runs

Gambia begins new era after unpopular leader packs, runs

| January 25, 2017

(GIN)—Former President of The Gambia Yahya Jammeh, packed a Chadian cargo plane with luxury cars and went into exile late Saturday, barely missing the west African regional troops on their way to remove him by force if necessary. Jammeh, who lost a re-election bid on Dec. 1 but resisted stepping down, accepted an invitation from […]

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