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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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Hamilton’s appointment includes room with elephant

Hamilton’s appointment includes room with elephant

| December 24, 2013

Contrary to the election of President Barack Obama and the appointment of Chief Garry Hamilton, race is still the elephant in the living room.

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Fort Wayne native sparkles on British TV channel

Fort Wayne native sparkles on British TV channel

| December 20, 2013

Alexandria Hayden, a Fort Wayne native, is a host/presenter on the Rocks TV channel based in England.

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Spotlight on The Urban League Gala Extravaganza 2013

Spotlight on The Urban League Gala Extravaganza 2013

| December 18, 2013

By Jeanie Summerville—I was in attendance at the Fort Wayne Urban League Gala Extravaganza 2013 so I could see and feel the beauty and bring it to those of you…

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‘Prisonpreneur’: Moving from cells to sales

‘Prisonpreneur’: Moving from cells to sales

| December 17, 2013

If you have been enslaved by either doing a crime or because you are in prison for something you did not do, why not learn how to turn your enslavement into a profit by studying to become a business owner?

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Influential leader to keynote MLK Unity Day

Influential leader to keynote MLK Unity Day

| December 17, 2013

The Martin Luther King Jr. Club is gearing up for its 29th annual Dr. King’s Unity Day Celebration, the largest Dr. King celebration in the state of Indiana.

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