By Lyndia Grant Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer In a newly released book titled “Pocket Pearls,” the Rev. Dr. Willette Wright shares the 12 pearls God gave to her late husband, the Rev. Steven Kenneth Wright. This week, we’re writing about “Pearl Seven: Bake Your Bread in the Ovens of Others.” It […]
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FORT WAYNE—Fans of great singing have a rare opportunity to experience one of the best in the nation when Fort Wayne’s own Barry Minniefield performs lives from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Thursday, April 6 at Club Soda, 235 E. Superior St. Minniefield recently hit the national stage as one of the most memorable contestants […]
By Dwight Brown NNPA Film Critic R.I.P. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Your story has been told. Your legacy passed on. Your strategies for non-violent demonstrations shared. Your ability to change hearts, minds, and laws has been well-documented. “Selma,” in the most inspiring way, relays MLK’s state of grace. It is a worthy homage befitting […]
Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne’s very own Justin Jordan contributed to the newly released feature film “Selma,” starring David Oyelowo and produced by Oprah Winfrey and Brad Pitt. The South Side High School graduate (’99) provided graphic design and art direction support as a graphics production assistant on the film under production designer Mark […]
During what he called one of his “favorite events every year,” President Obama presented 16 outstanding individuals, including four African Americans, with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.