FORT WAYNE—February’s George R. Mather Lecture at the History Center has been rescheduled for 2 p.m. Feb. 8 due to the winter storm. Dr. John Aden is set to deliver the lecture on William Warfield.
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Police seek suspects in jewelry store smash and grab FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals captured in surveillance photos taken at Jared’s Jewelry Store during the smash and grab robbery that took place Jan. 25. According to police reports, officers were dispatched to the Jared’s […]
Martella Williams Allen was born to Ednola (Richardson) Williams on Nov. 6, 1945 in Kimball, W.Va. She was raised in Fort Wayne, Ind., by Ednola and Henry Williams whom she affectionately coined with the name “Daddy Henry.” Martell transitioned into eternal life on Monday, Jan. 19, 2015. Martella was united in Christ at the age […]
National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day is a HIV testing and treatment community mobilization initiative designed to increase the awareness of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment among black people in the United States.
By Clifford F. Buttram Jr. The Fort Wayne MLK Jr. Club Inc. would like to thank the community for their attendance and participation in our 30th Anniversary celebration. Each year, we build on successes that first, honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and second that promote, support and foster collaboration with the Fort Wayne community. This […]
FORT WAYNE—In honor of February being Black History Month, the Fort Wayne #MeetupMonday group is joining The Reclamation Project (the old Rialto Theater), 2614 S Calhoun St., for a series of discussions about race, culture, and broader social justice issues, each Monday at 6 p.m. Scheduled topics for discussion include: Monday Feb 2: “Black History Month […]
After hours joint busted FORT WAYNE—At approximately 12:30 a.m., Jan. 18, the Fort Wayne Police Department served a search warrant on and shut down an illegal after-hours club which had been operated in a residence at 415 E. Leith St. on the city’s southeast side. Rodney C. Brooks, 40, was arrested on charges of maintaining […]
Photo courtesy of Anita Dortch Power Angel on Assignment DETROIT—The Rev. Dr. Clyde Adams (seated, center), former pastor of Union Baptist Church in Fort Wayne, recently celebrated his 100th birthday with family in Detroit. At the century mark, the Rev. Adams is still sharp and active as evidenced by his sharp wit and conversation during […]
FORT WAYNE—Dr. John Aden, executive director of the African/African-American Historical Society in Fort Wayne, is scheduled to deliver the February George R. Mather Lecture at the History Center a 2 p.m., Feb. 1. The lecture, which is free and open to the public at the museum located at 302 East Berry in downtown Fort Wayne, […]