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The legacy of Dr. King: ‘We can win, but…’

The legacy of Dr. King: ‘We can win, but…’

| January 13, 2016

“I have the audacity to believe that peoples everywhere can have three meals a day for their bodies, education and culture for their minds, and dignity, equality, and freedom for their spirits.  I believe that what self-centered men have torn down, other-centered men can build up.”—Dr. Martin L. King Jr. By the Rev. Bill McGill […]

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Spotlight on McDonald’s owner, Theodore Williams Jr.

Spotlight on McDonald’s owner, Theodore Williams Jr.

| January 13, 2016

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope, all is well with you and yours and that, you’re still taking time out of your schedules to bring yourselves some well deserved joy, beauty, happiness and some form of peace of time as we travel on our journey of love to get to know […]

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Recognizing importance, prominence of the Dr. King Holiday

Recognizing importance, prominence of the Dr. King Holiday

| January 12, 2016

By Clifford F. Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s work, 1955-1965 Undoubtedly, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. changed America’s moral, constitutional and social heading in the span of 10 years. From 1955 to 1965, his tireless efforts are still not fully understood nor are they properly framed for us to […]

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Famed psychiatrist, ‘Isis Papers’ author Frances Cress Welsing dead at 80

Famed psychiatrist, ‘Isis Papers’ author Frances Cress Welsing dead at 80

| January 6, 2016

Theories analyzed workings of global white supremacy By Stacy M. Brown Special to the NNPA News Wire from the Washington Informer Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, the famed 80-year-old afro-centrist, has died. Welsing’s death was announced by close friends on social media and later confirmed by family members. “RIP to the elder, Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, […]

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2016 MLK Club Clergy of the Year; clergy inspirational speaker

2016 MLK Club Clergy of the Year; clergy inspirational speaker

| January 6, 2016

Pastor Anthony Payton, Pastor Robert Bell at forefront of MLK event Courtesy of the MLK Club Board of Directors FORT WAYNE—The Martin Luther King (MLK) Jr. Club is a non-profit organization and was founded in 1986 by the late Glyn R. Gleason. It was organized to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther […]

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‘Co-working’ takes root in tech-savvy Africa

‘Co-working’ takes root in tech-savvy Africa

| January 5, 2016

(GIN)—The internet entrepreneur you saw staring intently into his or her laptop at a coffee shop, library or in a quiet corner of the bus terminal is finally moving indoors. The workplace has taken a step into the new century with a configuration called “co-working.” First spotted in San Francisco at the “Hat Factory” in […]

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Veteran AME Pastor Dr. Archie Criglar crosses over Jordan at 71

Veteran AME Pastor Dr. Archie Criglar crosses over Jordan at 71

| January 5, 2016

Celebrating the Life of the Rev. Dr. Criglar—A brilliant mind, man for all seasons By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Editor’s note: Frost Illustrated’s editorial department also contributed to this story. FORT WAYNE—The city lost one of its renowned spiritual leaders and the African American Episcopal Church lost one of its stalwart proponents recently. The Rev. Dr. […]

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Fifth Third Bank robbed

Fifth Third Bank robbed

| January 4, 2016

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 4;54 P.M., Dec. 30, 2015, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to a report of a bank robbery at Fifth Third Bank at 6100 Rothman Road. Bank employees advised that the suspect was a male white, 5’9”, with a tan hat that covered his ears, between the ages of 25 […]

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I Am Garvey event draws community together

I Am Garvey event draws community together

| January 2, 2016

                [I Am Garvey event photos by Erma Belt] FORT WAYNE—Scores of folk gathered at the Weisser Park Community Center Dec. 27 to celebrate and to help reinvigorate the liberating message of the visionary messenger Marcus Mosiah Garvey during a special unity and economic development event sponsored by […]

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Senators respond to Joint Center diversity report

Senators respond to Joint Center diversity report

| December 30, 2015

By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Contributing Writer Long before this month’s damning report from the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies that revealed a stunning lack of diversity among top staff in the U.S. Senate, Nevada Democratic Senator Harry Reid had formed a means to assist offices with identifying and hiring a more diverse […]

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