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Chi Eta Phi wraps month

Chi Eta Phi wraps month

| May 26, 2014

Courtesy of Chi Eta Phi Special to Frost Illustrated Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc. wrapped up the month of May with three important events—Heart Health Awareness, National Nurses’ Week, and Spiritual Fit Sunday. On Saturday, May 10, the sorority hosted its Third Annual Go Red for Women Heart Health Awareness Fashion Luncheon at Kingston Care […]

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Charita Niedermeyer: Breaking stereotypes, cultivating innercity women hunters

Charita Niedermeyer: Breaking stereotypes, cultivating innercity women hunters

| May 13, 2014

By Eric Hackley Eric Hackley:  I’ve seen pictures of you fishing, hunting with a bow and arrow and shooting birds with a shotgun. This is somewhat untypical. Charita Niedermeyer:  If you go back in my history, I’m from what people call the mean streets of Gary, Ind.  Gary is real close to Chicago.  So we’re […]

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Spotlight on Diveeta Thompson of Rock Solid 626

Spotlight on Diveeta Thompson of Rock Solid 626

| April 29, 2014

By Jeanie Summerville Whatz up, babies? I hope that all is well with you and yours and that, you’re still taking time out of your days to bring some joy, happiness and beauty to yourselves and to others, as we travel on our journey of love to get to know one another better.  On that […]

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Spotlight on the Velvet Rope Beauty & Barber Battle and Community Exposition

Spotlight on the Velvet Rope Beauty & Barber Battle and Community Exposition

| April 9, 2014

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 […]

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For children of reentry, new focus on family ties

For children of reentry, new focus on family ties

| April 2, 2014

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 […]

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Sheriff candidate Luke NaThalang wants to bring fresh, cooperative, community approach to county department

Sheriff candidate Luke NaThalang wants to bring fresh, cooperative, community approach to county department

| March 25, 2014

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 […]

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James ‘Jim’ Redmond ‘declares war’ on jackleg preachers

James ‘Jim’ Redmond ‘declares war’ on jackleg preachers

| March 11, 2014

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 […]

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Gwendolyn Brooks: History maker, history explainer

Gwendolyn Brooks: History maker, history explainer

| March 4, 2014

Pulitzer Prize-winner Gwendolyn Brooks epitomized the idea of a true poet—a guardian of the reality of the people’s soul.

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Alfred Wright murder case intensifies

Alfred Wright murder case intensifies

| February 26, 2014

Major developments in the Alfred Wright murder case since the family’s demand for investigations into what they believe has been a massive cover-up…

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Black History Bowl at Weisser allows youth to shine

Black History Bowl at Weisser allows youth to shine

| February 26, 2014

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

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