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Some folks working to cure the plague of violence in the community

Some folks working to cure the plague of violence in the community

| May 12, 2015

Frost Illustrated Staff Report In recent weeks, Frost Illustrated has devoted significant attention to the rash of police killings of unarmed black men around the nation and protests aimed at holding rogue police officers and out of control police departments accountable for their actions. We also took the time to point out that black on […]

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Body of missing young woman found behind abandoned house

Body of missing young woman found behind abandoned house

| May 12, 2015

Fort Wayne police are investigating a body that was discovered inside a curbside trash bin Saturday afternoon in the rear of 2210 Eckart Street at approximately 2:50 p.m., May 2. A neighbor working in his yard adjacent to 2210 Eckart Street observed the trash bin and went to retrieve it to dispose of his yard waste when the discovery was made.

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Day care, Second Chance shelter founder, entrepreneur, community advocate Lydia Early crosses over at 80

Day care, Second Chance shelter founder, entrepreneur, community advocate Lydia Early crosses over at 80

| May 7, 2015

God’s got a blessing, waiting for you, if you do all the things, that He told you to, be honest, faithful, kind-hearted and true, God’s got a blessing, waiting for you.—-God’s Got A Blessing, by Lee Williams and the Spiritual QC’s FORT WAYNE—Surrounded by her loving family, Lydia Mae Early went home to claim her […]

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Spotlight on Nefertiti Clara Williams

Spotlight on Nefertiti Clara Williams

| May 7, 2015

  By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? To continue the beauty that was brought to us by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and the march in Selma, Ala., and its purpose, it pleases me to bring this week’s spotlight.  So she can share her experience and what she saw while she was there joining in […]

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Three Brownlees to grace three local stages in three different weeks

Three Brownlees to grace three local stages in three different weeks

| May 6, 2015

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Everyone has heard the old adages that apples don’t fall too far from the tree, and he is a chip off of the old block. Essentially, these are threads that run so true when it comes to acting in the Brownlee clan. Late Friday afternoon on the campus of Indiana Tech, […]

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Video of police beating black soldier sparks protest by Israel’s Ethiopian Jews

Video of police beating black soldier sparks protest by Israel’s Ethiopian Jews

(GIN)–A video that caught an Israeli police officer and a volunteer shoving and punching a black soldier in uniform outraged members of the Ethiopian Jewish community and set off a clash May 3 between Ethiopian Jews and police in central Tel Aviv. Thousands took part in the Sunday protest over the incident including many non-Ethiopian […]

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Three white, three black police officers charged in death of Freddie Gray

Three white, three black police officers charged in death of Freddie Gray

| May 4, 2015

BALTIMORE—Protesters in Baltimore were jubilant, yet tempered with a somberness over the weekend. On Friday, May 1, State Attorney for the City of Baltimore Marilyn J. Mosby announced that the six Baltimore police officers—three white and three black—who were involved in the arrest, transportation and subsequent death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray have been charged with […]

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Oddie E. Essex Ridley celebrates 90 years

Oddie E. Essex Ridley celebrates 90 years

| May 1, 2015

By Roberta F. Ridley  The event was held at the Historic Fire Engine House No. 5 located at 1405 Broadway, Saturday April 11, 2015. A fabulous buffet meal was prepared by JMA Catering/Gordon (Tony) Woods and Selena Ridley (granddaughter) and service by Kellie Hicks-Morgan, set-up and decorations by Teresa Ridley Yarbrough (granddaughter). Mrs. Ridley was […]

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Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March

| May 1, 2015

By Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. NNPA Columnist On Oct. 16, we will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March. In the subsequent two decades black Americans have experienced great triumphs, tragedies and tribulations. This anniversary of the Million Man March will have a special meaning and significance for Black America and all who […]

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Spotlight on D&M Apparel Biker Leather

Spotlight on D&M Apparel Biker Leather

| April 30, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville  What’s up, babies? It’s a beautiful day to be alive and thriving, as we travel together on our journey of love, to get to know one another better.  And, on this journey, don’t forget to take GOD along with you because HE loves the attention, always has and always will.  On that […]

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