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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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Honoring Mandela

Honoring Mandela

| December 16, 2013

As the world mourns the passing of South Africa’s first democratically elected president, Nelson Mandela, his close friend and political stalwart Tokyo Sexwale says much needs to be done to honor his legacy.

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Video: Mandela tribute by Maya Angelou

Video: Mandela tribute by Maya Angelou

| December 16, 2013

This video message was delivered by Dr. Maya Angelou on behalf of the American people in memory of Nelson Mandela.

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Back to Africa

Back to Africa

| December 11, 2013

In August, it was my privilege and pleasure to return to Africa for the seventh time. This time, the destination included South Africa, Botswana, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

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Nelson Mandela passes on at 95

Nelson Mandela passes on at 95

| December 5, 2013

Nelson Mandela, who was born in a country that viewed him as a second-class citizen, died Thursday as one of the most respected statesmen in the world. President Jacob Zuma announced the death in a televised speech. From his childhood as a herd boy, Mandela went on to lead the African National Congress’ struggle against […]

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Meet extreme gardener Willie Richardson and family

Meet extreme gardener Willie Richardson and family

| December 4, 2013

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.

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African/African American museum awarded two grants

African/African American museum awarded two grants

| December 4, 2013

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.

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