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Maya Angelou: A shining beacon

Maya Angelou: A shining beacon

| February 14, 2014

By Brenda Robinson—Black History Month is an appropriate time to honor Maya Angelou, who has touched the souls of Americans and non-Americans and showed us how to live our best lives.

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Black history takes center stage at Fort Wayne Museum of Art

Black history takes center stage at Fort Wayne Museum of Art

| February 11, 2014

“Reflecting the interests of all members of our community is not just a task on our to-do list, it’s a state of mind in our everyday work,” said Charles Shepard, FWMoA Executive Director.

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The life, legacy of Amiri Baraka

The life, legacy of Amiri Baraka

| February 6, 2014

With the passing of the prolific poet, playwright, essayist, and critic Amiri Baraka, one of the literary giants of the 20th century was called home.

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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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