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The Rev. Melvin White, son of Bishop Jesse White, called home to glory at 57

The Rev. Melvin White, son of Bishop Jesse White, called home to glory at 57

| July 6, 2016

FORT WAYNE—A member of one of the city’s most revered family of spiritual leaders has gone on to glory. On June 11, the Rev. Melvin L. White—a member of the legendary White family of ministers, musicians and community activists—was called home to glory at the age of 57. The Rev. Melvin White was born on […]

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‘Praise Celebration 2016: Hosanna!’ concert review

‘Praise Celebration 2016: Hosanna!’ concert review

| January 25, 2016

Voices of Unity mark beginning of new year with stellar performance By Stephanie C. Woodson, UNITY Alumna Special to Frost Illustrated Fort Wayne, Indiana is known by many as “The City of Churches.” It is home to many places of worship, large and small, of various denominations. While there are many churches within our community, […]

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Explosions to the sky: Voices of Unity Youth choir to sing at Vatican

Explosions to the sky: Voices of Unity Youth choir to sing at Vatican

| December 15, 2015

By William Bryant Rozier Special to Frost Illustrated from El Mexicano newspaper “I think every little girl wants to learn how to sing,” explained 22-year-old Rebecca Soto, one of the “special, unique and incredible” young persons of the World Champion Voices of Unity Youth Choir. Soto wanted to sing like “those girls on the radio” […]

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Gala attendees talk role models for youth

Gala attendees talk role models for youth

| December 2, 2015

By Eric Hackley These interviews will be featured in an upcoming Self-Empowerment Book centered on students who attend the Fort Wayne Urban League After School Program.   Interview with Paulina Williams-Washington, former middle and high school HackonomicsTV student interviewer/activist is now a nurse, educator and grandmother. Eric Hackley: I’m so glad to see you tonight. […]

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‘His Eye is on the Sparrow:’ A Biographical Musical about the life of Ethel Waters

‘His Eye is on the Sparrow:’ A Biographical Musical about the life of Ethel Waters

| October 7, 2015

Why should I feel discouraged? / Why should the shadows come? Why should my heart be lonely, / Longing for heaven and home? For Jesus is my portion, / My constant friend is He. For His eye is on the sparrow, / And I know He watches me. Director’s notes by Thom Hofrichter First Presbyterian Theater Director Comforting words […]

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Concert review: Voices of Unity Let the Good Time Roll

Concert review: Voices of Unity Let the Good Time Roll

| July 28, 2015

By Stephanie C. Woodson, Voices of Unity Youth Choir Alumna The great Duke Ellington said: “You’ve got to find some way of saying it without saying it.” Music is perhaps the perfect medium to communicate a message that would otherwise be misunderstood, or incorrectly conveyed, had it been simply stated with just words. Adding a […]

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Unity Performing Arts Foundation, Parkview Health  to ‘Let the Good Times Roll’

Unity Performing Arts Foundation, Parkview Health  to ‘Let the Good Times Roll’

| June 17, 2015

FORT WAYNE–The Voices of Unity Youth Choir, directed by Marshall White, is scheduled to pay tribute to the amazing legends of blues and jazz in two great shows at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., June 27 at the Arts United Center located at 303 E Main St. Fort Wayne. The choir will pay tribute to […]

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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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Marshall White receives 2015  Margaret Ann Keegan Award

Marshall White receives 2015  Margaret Ann Keegan Award

| February 20, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The Margaret Ann Keegan Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to furthering arts education in northeast Indiana. Marshall White, is CEO and founder of Unity Performing Arts Foundation and director/life Coach for the Voices of Unity Youth Choir.  Mr. White has been shaping and molding young lives for more than […]

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Fort Wayne Black Chamber to host summit

| September 9, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne Black Chamber of Commerce is scheduled to host an Entrepreneurial and Innovation Summit from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Sept 13 at the Ivy Tech/Public Safety Academy, 7602 Patriot Crossing. Organizers say the Summit is designed to provide attendees with a wide variety of practical information and opportunities to interact with […]

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