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ornette-buddha blues

ornette-buddha blues

| June 23, 2015

ornette-buddha blues © omowale-ketu oladuwa morning song[1] no need to explain, seeing all words need the say, lead to pray, preach, postulate, and all other such form of inaction blunting movement sound thru space yet sound, free space peace, the ever of lasting move the already been said to godspace, creative lite, day, moon rising […]

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Terrorist kills nine at historic black church in S. Carolina

Terrorist kills nine at historic black church in S. Carolina

| June 23, 2015

CHARLESTON, S.C.—Nine people were killed during a Bible study when a young white man opened fire at a historically black church in Charleston, South Carolina, on June 17. According to reports, 21-year-old Dylann Storm Roof sat for nearly an hour during a traditional Wednesday night prayer meeting at Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist  Episcopal Church, affectionately […]

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Spotlight on Tom Knox, a living legend

Spotlight on Tom Knox, a living legend

| June 18, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? Check this out:  It’s not everyday that numerous Frost Illustrated readers contact me in regard to shining the spotlight on one of our towns living legends. Just listening to the stories of the joy that he brought them also brought me some joy, beauty, happiness and some of peace […]

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Jennings Center awards scholarship to two students

Jennings Center awards scholarship to two students

| June 18, 2015

By Anita Dortch A Power Angel on Assignment Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The Jennings Center, one of the city’s longest operating and renowned youth centers, recently selected two young school achievers to receive scholarships at the 57th Annual Teenage Sunday. This year’s scholarship recipients are: Jasmine White, senior at South Side High School is […]

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Sewage forces residents from apartment complex

Sewage forces residents from apartment complex

| June 17, 2015

Fort Wayne—The scene was frantic last week as scores of residents found themselves forced to leave their homes at Baldwin Creek Apartments. On June 11, residents were informed that they had just hours to grab any essentials and evacuate the premises due to unfit living conditions caused by raw sewage backup in basements of several […]

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A.P.R.I. present scholarships, awards at Annual Banquet

A.P.R.I. present scholarships, awards at Annual Banquet

| June 1, 2015

By Rachel Bennett Steury Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute awarded scholarships to two high school seniors at its annual banquet held last month at Link’s Wonderland. This year the “Charles Redd’s A. Philip Randolph Scholarship” went to Adam David Garner of Belmont High School and […]

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Riots, police shootings not just a national problem

Riots, police shootings not just a national problem

| June 1, 2015

Special to the NNPA from The Miami Times MIAMI—While America and the rest of the world watch with shock and dismay as black citizens are gunned down one after the other by rogue police officers, Miami-Dade County has remained almost silent. Bobby Worthy, president of Justice League United, staged a rally against police brutality May […]

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Business Profile: Herbert Coats: Pastor, family man, entreprenuer

Business Profile: Herbert Coats: Pastor, family man, entreprenuer

| May 28, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville Herbert Coats is the owner of Coats & Coats Insurance Inc.  He can be reached via telephone (260) 705-1308 and email hcoats1@icloud.com.  His hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 12 noon Saturdays and by appointment. 1.)  What is your profession and how long have you […]

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Life legacy of Malcolm X—‘our shining black prince’ celebrated at Weisser Park

Life legacy of Malcolm X—‘our shining black prince’ celebrated at Weisser Park

| May 27, 2015

  FORT WAYNE—Members of the community celebrated the legacy and message of liberation and pride taught by the late Malcolm X—el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz—at a commemorative event, May 19, at Weisser Park Community Center, on what would have been the visionary leader’s 90th birthday. People of all ages marked the important date in history in a […]

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Area middle, high school scholars inducted into National Achievers Society

Area middle, high school scholars inducted into National Achievers Society

| May 27, 2015

FORT WAYNE—Scholarship has its rewards, including a bright pathway to the future. Just ask the 70 students recently inducted into the National Urban League’s National Achievers Society. Each year, various Urban League affiliates—including the Fort Wayne Urban League—honors “minority” middle and high school students working toward academic excellence. Students who maintain a GPA of 2.7 […]

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