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Black History Bowl at Weisser allows youth to shine

Black History Bowl at Weisser allows youth to shine

| February 26, 2014

Seven teams participated in the Sixth Annual Black History Bowl, Feb. 20 at Weisser Park Youth Center, sponsored by the City of Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Dept

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From tribulation to transformation: The William ‘JR’ Norfleet III story

From tribulation to transformation: The William ‘JR’ Norfleet III story

| February 23, 2014

Fort Wayne native Beverly “Granny” Elkins had to bury her 19-year-old grandson William “JR” Norfleet III on Jan. 27, a victim of lung cancer.

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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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