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A. Philip Randolph Institute to hold scholarship banquet

A. Philip Randolph Institute to hold scholarship banquet

| April 8, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI) will hold its annual Scholarship Award Banquet Saturday, April 18 at Link’s Wonderland.  The event begins at 6 pm with dinner and entertainment. A Charles Redd A. Philip Randolph Scholarship will be awarded to two local high school seniors who display a commitment […]

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Edna Rowland Williams: An early perspective on Central High School

Edna Rowland Williams: An early perspective on Central High School

| April 8, 2015

  The Central High All-Year Blowout of 2015 jumps off on April 25 at the McMillen Park Community Center, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For all festival inquires, visit  www.centralhighschoolfest.com or call the African/African American Historical Society Museum (AAAHSM) at 260.420.0765. Like their Facebook page: www.facebook.com/CentralHighSchoolFest. The following article is one in a series of […]

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Taking a stand on wage standards

Taking a stand on wage standards

| April 8, 2015

Editor’s note: Area wage standards mandate that construction workers be paid at least a minimum standard—based on prevailing wages for such jobs in similar areas—on jobs utilizing taxpayer dollars. Proponents of the rule say that such is essential to keep up a decent standard of living for workers in Indiana, while opponents, who are working […]

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Woman says ‘ugly looking’ man snatched purse at local bar

Woman says ‘ugly looking’ man snatched purse at local bar

| April 7, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the theft suspect captured in a surveillance photograph during a recent purse snatching at a local bar. According to a report, at approximately 1:16 a.m., a Fort Wayne police officer responded to 1420 Broadway, the Broadway Grill, in reference to a […]

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Educational support for African American youth available in Summit City

Educational support for African American youth available in Summit City

| April 7, 2015

By Connie Scott Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. Chapter Journalist Special to the Frost Statistics for African American youth in the areas of health, family, unemployment and education are disturbing, however the Fort Wayne Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. will hope to change one aspect on April 18.  The ladies will host […]

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Obituary: Keenan Marcel Sevier

Obituary: Keenan Marcel Sevier

| April 3, 2015

On February 23, 1972, a beautiful baby boy was born in Gary, Ind, to Robert and Anna Sevier. He was named Keenan Marcel Sevier.  Not long after his birth, Keenan moved to Fort Wayne, Ind., where he helped his family welcome his sister, Kamilah. Keenan grew into a wonderful young man who went on to […]

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Film looks at political payoffs, effects on elections, free speech, the nation

Film looks at political payoffs, effects on elections, free speech, the nation

| April 3, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Area League of Women Voters is scheduled to present a free screening of PAY 2 PLAY at 6 p.m., April 7 at the downtown branch of the Allen County Public Library. A film about the corrupting influence of money in politics, PAY 2 PLAY focuses on the proliferation of big business’ influence […]

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East Chestnut Church of Christ to host Senior Fashion Extravaganza

East Chestnut Church of Christ to host Senior Fashion Extravaganza

| April 3, 2015

FORT WAYNE—East Chestnut Church of Christ, 3601 E. Chestnut St., is scheduled to host its Senior Fashion Extravaganza, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., April 11 at the church. Seniors from the congregation will be modeling a variety of fashions during an entertainment filled program attire compliments of Pappas Furs, Maurice’s and Dress Barn. Proceeds […]

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‘Come join our gang’

‘Come join our gang’

| April 1, 2015

Community groups make appeal to end violence, offer alternatives and support to young people FORT WAYNE—There’s a powerful new gang combing the streets of Fort Wayne. But, unlike the classic definition of a gang, this organization is not out to cause mayhem but to stop it. This past Friday, the Fort Wayne/Allen County Branch of […]

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Car break in, attempted breakins reported on north side of town

Car break in, attempted breakins reported on north side of town

| March 30, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the theft suspects captured in surveillance clips during recent attempts to break into parked cars. The suspects were seen here attempting to gain entry into several parked vehicles on the lot of the Dawson Creek YMCA at approximately 2:30 p.m., March […]

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