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Photos: Future of Civil Rights event

Photos: Future of Civil Rights event

| July 8, 2014

The Future of Civil Rights event took place July 2 and was sponsored by the University of Saint Francis, Fort Wayne’s MLK Club and Frost Illustrated.

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USF, MLK Club co-sponsoring ‘Future of Civil Rights 2014’

USF, MLK Club co-sponsoring ‘Future of Civil Rights 2014’

| June 25, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The University of Saint Francis (USF) is scheduled to continue its free “Future Of” series in collaboration with Fort Wayne’s Martin Luther King Club with “The Future of Civil Rights 2014” from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., July 2 in the USF Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center, the former Scottish Rite in downtown Fort […]

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The Civil Rights Act of 1964: 50 years of progress

| June 23, 2014

By Clifford F. Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated On July 2, 1964, the U.S. government passed a landmark piece of legislation that continues to impact our society. The Civil Rights Act signed into law that day was designed to provide a base and basis for equal opportunity, the elimination of employment, housing, and education […]

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MLK Club bus trip to honor civil rights movement, George Smith

MLK Club bus trip to honor civil rights movement, George Smith

| March 21, 2014

FORT WAYNE—In memory of George Smith the Martin Luther King Jr. Club is sponsoring a guided motorcoach Civil Rights Tour June 18 through June 22. The tour is scheduled to visit several historical sites in the South made famous during the 1960s. The itinerary includes stops in Birmingham, Ala., and in Meridian, Miss., and Philadelphia, […]

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Spotlight on the MLK Club awards, scholarship recipients

Spotlight on the MLK Club awards, scholarship recipients

| February 5, 2014

The MLK Club gave away four $1,000 scholarships to high school students Kalisha T. Goree, Brittni L. Clopton, Jenna L. Klinedinst and Tiara A. Poindexter.

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What a day: Unity Day Celebration brings out inspiring people

What a day: Unity Day Celebration brings out inspiring people

| January 30, 2014

Not only were there a large number of Fort Wayne blacks in attendance at the Dr. King Unity Day Celebration, but there was an emancipation spirit in the air.

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2014 King Unity Day Celebration biggest ever in area

2014 King Unity Day Celebration biggest ever in area

| January 30, 2014

The largest Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration in the state of Indiana lived up to its name Jan. 20 as a record crowd attended the annual event honoring the slain civil rights activist.

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Late civil rights pioneer George Smith to be honored by MLK Club

Late civil rights pioneer George Smith to be honored by MLK Club

| January 15, 2014

The late George Smith was a pure example of living an unselfish life. The MLK Club will hold a tribute to Smith to celebrate his life and the many contributions he gave to various causes.

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MLK Club presents 29th Annual Unity Day Celebration: Jan. 20

MLK Club presents 29th Annual Unity Day Celebration: Jan. 20

| January 15, 2014

 

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MLK Club set for big Unity Day

MLK Club set for big Unity Day

| January 7, 2014

Excitement is mounting, as the MLK Club prepares for the 29th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity Day Celebration, scheduled for 10 p.m. to 4 p.m., Jan. 20.

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