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Spotlight on Loving Thy Neighbor

Spotlight on Loving Thy Neighbor

| April 3, 2014

UP CLOSE WITH JEANIE Whatz up babies? As always, I hope, all is well with you and yours and that you’re still taking time out to bring yourselves and others some joy, happiness, beauty and some form of peace of mind as we travel on our journey of love, to get to know one another […]

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Community Foundation distributes $1,435,110 in grants this quarter

| March 25, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne distributed a total of $1,435,110 in new grant awards to nonprofit agencies serving Allen County. Recipients included: ACRES Inc. ($15,000)—Attainment, conservation, and management of nature preserves; Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Indiana ($27,000)—Youth mentoring programs pairing adults with youth; Center for Nonviolence ($25,000)—Intervention and prevention services to men, women, […]

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Sons of Allen set to host bake sale at Turner Chapel

Sons of Allen set to host bake sale at Turner Chapel

| March 20, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Sons of Allen Men’s Group of Turner Chapel AME Church, 836 E Jefferson Blvd, presents the March Madness Bake Sale & Auction. The review starts at 11 a.m. and the auction starts at noon. Featuring: Pound Cakes • Sweet Potato Pies • Yellow Cakes • Apple Pies • Red Velvet Cakes • Peach Cobbler […]

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Video: Eric Hackley interviews James Redmond

Video: Eric Hackley interviews James Redmond

| March 12, 2014

James Redmond expresses frustration with Fort Wayne, Indiana Black Pastors not showing forthright, non-apologetic Black Community leadership…

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Fort Wayne Community Development Public Meeting Set for March 19

| March 7, 2014

The City of Fort Wayne Housing & Neighborhood Services department is inviting the public to learn about the department’s 2013 accomplishments in spending Federal housing and block grant dollars. The Annual Performance Evaluation meeting is set for 6 p.m., Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at the Fort Wayne Urban League, 2135 S. Hanna St. Interested citizens […]

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Mayor Henry announces projects for record year of over $20 million in infrastructure enhancements

| March 7, 2014

From the City of Fort Wayne FORT WAYNE—Residents will see a record amount of neighborhood infrastructure enhancements in the City of Fort Wayne as part of the 2014 construction season. On March 6, Mayor Tom Henry formally announced the list of projects that will result in an investment of over $20 million. Mayor Henry visited […]

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Spotlight on fantastic mom Artelia Jackson

Spotlight on fantastic mom Artelia Jackson

| March 5, 2014

Artelia Jackson has raised three children who all own their own black businesses and has done all of this being a single parent.

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Jeanie Summerville’s Black History Month Page

Jeanie Summerville’s Black History Month Page

| February 26, 2014

Whatz up babies? For Black History Month, I wanted to bring you something special.  So, I did and here it is: Your very own Black History Month Page that consists of beautiful messages from the Rev. Donovan Coley, the Rev. Gary and Crystal Bush and the Rev. David Moore to enlighten your spirits in the name […]

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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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Photos: Community leaders discuss fatherhood

Photos: Community leaders discuss fatherhood

| February 23, 2014

IPFW held a panel discussing the critical role of fathers in the development of children in the African American community during “Fathers: The First Class Seat.”

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