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Message from the president of the MLK Jr. Club

Message from the president of the MLK Jr. Club

| January 13, 2015

By Bennie J. Edwards Happy New Year and welcome to the 30th Annual MLK Unity Day Celebration.  “Thirty years of service to the community” is our theme this year.  To honor this milestone, we are offering free admission to the Unity Day Celebration. We will start the day with the Breakfast with the Clergy.  This event […]

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Celebrating Unity Day: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.—his work, mission, continuing legacy

Celebrating Unity Day: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.—his work, mission, continuing legacy

| January 10, 2015

By Clifford Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated From September 2013 to March 2014, I had the opportunity to work in Montgomery, Ala. During that time period, I was able to attend Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church and I subconsciously wondered from time to time what it was like in 1954 when Dr. King […]

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MLK Jr. Club Inc. Santa On Tour Day brings joy to area children

MLK Jr. Club Inc. Santa On Tour Day brings joy to area children

| January 6, 2015

By Clifford Buttram Jr. FORT WAYNE—The MLK Jr. Club Inc. conducted its 18th Annual Santa on Tour event at the Renaissance Pointe YMCA on Dec. 13. The event is an annual cornerstone for the MLK Club as it strives to strengthen its commitment to community service and support and help to project the Dr. Martin Luther […]

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A prologue to 2015 MLK Unity Day Celebration

A prologue to 2015 MLK Unity Day Celebration

| December 27, 2014

‘30 Years of Service to the Community’ By Clifford Buttram Jr. Courtesy of the MLK Club Inc. FORT WAYNE—The Fort Wayne MLK Club Inc. is steadily preparing for its 30th Anniversary Unity Day celebration. As we celebrate 30 years of supporting the Fort Wayne community, we’d like to share our organizational history, mission, and achievements during […]

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MLK Club to present Santa On Tour Dec. 13

| December 10, 2014

By Clifford Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—As we enter into the Holiday season, the MLK Jr. Club Inc. is scheduled to host its 18th Annual Santa On Tour and Trolley Ride from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., Dec. 13. The event is scheduled to commence at the Renaissance Points YMCA on 2323 Bowser […]

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MLK Jr. Club Celebrates 30 years with free 2015 Unity Day admission

MLK Jr. Club Celebrates 30 years with free 2015 Unity Day admission

| December 10, 2014

By Clifford F. Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The MLK Jr. Club of Fort Wayne  is scheduled to celebrate its 30th Anniversary of community service by offering free admission to the 2015 Unity Day celebration. Our commitment to the community through these years has built a high level of appreciation for our guests, […]

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Fort Wayne MLK Jr. Club searching for Unity Day 2015 talent

| October 31, 2014

By Clifford Buttram Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The MLK Club of Fort Wayne is scheduled to present the 30th Anniversary Unity Day celebration on Jan. 19, 2015 at the Grand Wayne Center. Each year, we search for talent to participate and perform as part of the program. Perhaps you have the best gospel choir in […]

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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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