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Dr. C.T. Vivian slated to mark Dr. King’s ‘I’ve Been to the Mountaintop’ speech in Fort Wayne

Dr. C.T. Vivian slated to mark Dr. King’s ‘I’ve Been to the Mountaintop’ speech in Fort Wayne

| March 22, 2016

FORT WAYNE—On April 3, 1968 the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. declared from the pulpit of Mason Temple Church of God in Christ in Memphis, Tenn.: “Like anybody, I would like to live a long life; longevity has its place. But, I’m not concerned about that now. I just want to do God’s will. […]

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Man passes counterfeit $100 bills at CVS

Man passes counterfeit $100 bills at CVS

| March 20, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne police officials are asking for assistance in identifying a subject captured in surveillance photos passing four counterfeit $100 bills at the CVS located at 2802 E. State Blvd., on March 3. Anyone with information that could lead to the identification and/or whereabouts of the subject is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at […]

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From Civil War to Civil Rights, Frank Smith lives black history

From Civil War to Civil Rights, Frank Smith lives black history

| March 17, 2016

By Avis Thomas-Lester for Urban News Service Frank Smith. emerged from a Mississippi jail and learned that he was wanted—by Uncle Sam. The 20-year-old civil rights worker had been locked up for three weeks in Greenwood for helping blacks register to vote. “After I was released from jail, I called my mother at home in […]

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Spotlight on Michael Arrington aka Buck, owner of Friendly Cleaners

Spotlight on Michael Arrington aka Buck, owner of Friendly Cleaners

| March 16, 2016

Recently recognized  as an Outstanding Humanitarian  By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Check this out, it’s not everyday that the First Lady of a church contact me to shine the spotlight on someone in our community that she and her pastor husband, want to recognize for being an outstanding humanitarian.  And, with me being me, […]

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4th Annual Women’s History Month Brunch

4th Annual Women’s History Month Brunch

| March 16, 2016

By Sheryl Edwards Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Debra Faye Williams-Robbins delivered a riveting and move-to-action speech during Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc., Eta Upsilon Zeta Chapter’s Fourth Annual Women’s History Month Brunch on March 12 at Link’s Wonderland, sponsored by Anthem BlueCross Blue Shield. More than 140 people came out to celebrate the achievements […]

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Spotlight on Mrs. Edmonia Brooks for being 107 years old

Spotlight on Mrs. Edmonia Brooks for being 107 years old

| March 9, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all of you are taking time out of your busy schedules to bring yourselves and others some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel on our journey on love, to get to know one another better.  On […]

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Obama welcomes Crimson Tide to White House

Obama welcomes Crimson Tide to White House

| March 7, 2016

By Diandra Bolton Howard University News Service WASHINGTON—During the annual celebration of the college national football champion at the White House, President Barack Obama joked that he obviously is the reason for the continued and dramatic success of the University of Alabama, the winners of the 2016 college football championship, their fourth in seven years. […]

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Active duty Navy SEAL receives Medal of Honor

Active duty Navy SEAL receives Medal of Honor

| March 7, 2016

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black indian, a tradition of masked resistance

black indian, a tradition of masked resistance

| March 7, 2016

an afrikan carnivale tradition of new orleans by rootfolks afrika “most people refer to us as mardi gras indians, but that’s not the name we give ourselves.”—big chief chaka zulu every bead, feather, and the thread that holds these ornaments in place have meaning; and the historical, cultural, economic, and personal significance of the black […]

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Spotlight on 2nd Annual My Brother’s Keeper/My Sister’s Keeper Lighthouse Scholarship Ball

Spotlight on 2nd Annual My Brother’s Keeper/My Sister’s Keeper Lighthouse Scholarship Ball

| March 2, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? A very lovely occasion happened in our fair city on Saturday, Feb. 20 and it was to celebrate the graduating class of MBK/MSK (My Brother’s Keeper/My Sister’s Keeper) and everyone in attendance looked so elegant and happy. It was so beautiful to witness it all because I love it […]

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