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Theoplis Smith show to open at Wunderkammer Feb. 8

Theoplis Smith show to open at Wunderkammer Feb. 8

| February 5, 2014

The opening of “Can You Spare Change,” Theoplis Smith’s first solo exhibition with Wunderkammer Company, 3402 Fairfield Ave., is set for 6 to 10 pm, Feb. 8.

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Spotlight on Juanita Buggs of G-Ma’s Cafeteria: Home cooked soul food

Spotlight on Juanita Buggs of G-Ma’s Cafeteria: Home cooked soul food

| February 3, 2014

Up Close with Jeanie—A new soul food restaurant has opened in our city and it’s on the corner of McKinney Avenue and Hanna Street, G-Ma’s Cafeteria.

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History-making gridiron star Nate Northington to visit Fort Wayne

History-making gridiron star Nate Northington to visit Fort Wayne

| February 3, 2014

Barrier breaking athlete Nate Northington is scheduled to visit Fort Wayne on Feb. 6, thanks to the efforts of a number of community organizations.

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Pulitzer nominee Clifton L. Taulbert to speak at USF

Pulitzer nominee Clifton L. Taulbert to speak at USF

| February 1, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Clifton L. Taulbert, a Pulitzer-nominated writer and filmmaker, is scheduled to speak at the University of Saint Francis on Feb. 11.

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2014 King Unity Day Celebration biggest ever in area

2014 King Unity Day Celebration biggest ever in area

| January 30, 2014

The largest Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in the state of Indiana lived up to its name Jan. 20 as a record crowd attended the annual event honoring the slain civil rights activist.

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Local hip hop/pop duo, Chrome Cats, hit Billboard charts

Local hip hop/pop duo, Chrome Cats, hit Billboard charts

| January 27, 2014

Fort Wayne-based siblings, hip-hop/pop duo Chrome Cats, have officially entered Billboard’s Top 40 Indicator Charts a second time with their highly anticipated single “Best Life.”

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New documentary explores Muhammad Ali’s battles outside the ring

New documentary explores Muhammad Ali’s battles outside the ring

| January 16, 2014

One of the most recognizable figures on the Earth is Muhammad Ali. While many have heard his name and been told of his exploits in the ring, do you truly know his story?

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Legend, Al Stiles crosses over

Legend, Al Stiles crosses over

| January 11, 2014

On Jan. 2, legendary performer, entrepreneur and community advocate Al Stiles made his transition at age 91.

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Garry Hamilton sworn in as FWPD chief

Garry Hamilton sworn in as FWPD chief

| January 10, 2014

The new year started off on an historic note with the swearing in of a new slate of high-ranking public safety officials—including one who serves as a city first.

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Unsportsmanlike: The exploitation of black athletes

Unsportsmanlike: The exploitation of black athletes

| December 31, 2013

In the collegiate sports industry, black athletes and the black community are exploited, enriching others while leaving the community and, ultimately, the athletes themselves destitute.

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