For decades, Ephraim Smiley has been the face of organic urban gardening in the area. Now Smiley said he has met his match and wants to introduce another “extreme gardener” to the community.
The African/African American Historical Society Museum of Fort Wayne announced the organization was awarded two $10,000 grants from the Community Foundation and PNC Bank.
During what he called one of his “favorite events every year,” President Obama presented 16 outstanding individuals, including four African Americans, with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.
Criticism of the reality television show, Preachers of L.A., has caused reasonable people to question the logic of some high profile preachers. Perhaps, there is some truth to the cliché: “Some were called and some just went.”
On Nov. 16, the Rev. Bill McGill, senior pastor of Imani Baptist Temple is scheduled to begin his second 40-day water-only fast as his personal act of intervention to end the rash of violence in our community.
Eric Hackley interviews Michelle Baymon and daughter Jada Baymon, who plays football for Shawnee Middle School.