Tag: frost illustrated

‘He turned it’

‘He turned it’

| April 26, 2015

By Pastor E.A. Deckard Special to the NNPA from the Houston Forward-Times “The gifts of the Master are these: freedom, life, hope, new direction, transformation, and intimacy with God. If the cross was the end of the story, we would have no hope. But the cross isn’t the end. Jesus didn’t escape from death; he […]

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Spotlight on Walter Hayden of Walt’s Snack Shack

Spotlight on Walter Hayden of Walt’s Snack Shack

| April 22, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? It’s fun and exciting to bring to you this week’s spotlight because he’s always been a positive figure and role model in this city and I know that a lot of people are better off just by knowing him because he shares his wisdom.  And, it pleases me to […]

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Dear black people: ‘Stop running from the police’

Dear black people: ‘Stop running from the police’

| April 22, 2015

An open letter to unarmed African Americans By Orrin Hudson Special to Frost Illustrated by permission of the author I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: In a situation with the police, it’s not immediately about who is right or wrong, it’s about staying alive. If the police are making a wrongful arrest, […]

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Business profile: Ralph L. Anderson Jr. of Anderson Heating & Air Conditioning

Business profile: Ralph L. Anderson Jr. of Anderson Heating & Air Conditioning

| April 22, 2015

By Jeanie Summerville Ralph L. Anderson Jr.’s, business, Anderson Heating & Air Conditioning,  is located at 3009 Oxford St.  He can be reached by telephone (260) 557-0958 or anderson.heatair@yahoo.com   1.) What is your profession and how long have you been in this profession? I am the owner and operator of Anderson Heating & Air […]

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Obituaries: April 22-28 Edition

Obituaries: April 22-28 Edition

| April 22, 2015

Edna Pinkston, of Fort Wayne, departed on Monday, March 30, 2015. Ruth Ann (Carlisle) Warner, lost her battle with cancer at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. She died peacefully at home with her family present.

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East African environmental activist wins major prize

East African environmental activist wins major prize

| April 21, 2015

(GIN)–On Earth Day, April 22, Kenyan activist Phyllis Omido will take the stage in Washington DC to receive the Goldman Environmental Prize for her efforts to defend her community from lead poisoning and force the closure of a lead smelting plant that was emitting fumes and spewing untreated acid wastewater into streams, poisoning the neighborhood–including […]

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First genocide of 20th century was in Africa, says Nigerian writer, correcting pope

First genocide of 20th century was in Africa, says Nigerian writer, correcting pope

| April 21, 2015

(GIN)–An Anglo-Nigerian writer has respectfully urged Pope Francis to look beyond Armenia for the first genocide of the 20th century. In an essay in the British Guardian, David Olusoga wrote: “When the media analysts at the Vatican scrutinize the social media traffic of the past seven days, their eyes might well be drawn away from Turkey […]

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Links Inc. to hold local achievement gap forum

Links Inc. to hold local achievement gap forum

| April 21, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Chapter of the Links Incorporated is scheduled to convene a public forum to address “Closing the Achievement Gap” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., April 23 at the  Allen County Public Library, Meeting Room A & B | 900 Library Plaza The intent of this free community forum is to create […]

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Questions & answers about the Central High School Festival All-Year Blowout 2015

Questions & answers about the Central High School Festival All-Year Blowout 2015

| April 21, 2015

Compiled by Dr. John Aden of the African/African American Historical Society Museum Why Celebrate Central High School’s Legacy? Fort Wayne’s Central High School (1922-1971) boasts one of the city’s powerful historical narratives. In Fort Wayne’s past, this high school wielded considerable influence in terms of academic excellence, athletic dominance and the desegregation of secondary education […]

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Backlash follows South Africa’s xenophobia attacks on Africans

Backlash follows South Africa’s xenophobia attacks on Africans

| April 21, 2015

(GIN)–Shocking images of South Africans beating foreign-born residents residing in Durban, Johannesburg and other parts stunned the continent which had taken a message of brotherhood from former president Nelson Mandela. At least six people were killed, more than 5,000 displaced and shops were looted and razed in the attacks which have been building over weeks. […]

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