Tag: violence

Some folks working to cure the plague of violence in the community

Some folks working to cure the plague of violence in the community

| May 12, 2015

Frost Illustrated Staff Report In recent weeks, Frost Illustrated has devoted significant attention to the rash of police killings of unarmed black men around the nation and protests aimed at holding rogue police officers and out of control police departments accountable for their actions. We also took the time to point out that black on […]

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Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March

| May 1, 2015

By Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. NNPA Columnist On Oct. 16, we will commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March. In the subsequent two decades black Americans have experienced great triumphs, tragedies and tribulations. This anniversary of the Million Man March will have a special meaning and significance for Black America and all who […]

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One dead, one injured in Greene Street shooting

One dead, one injured in Greene Street shooting

| April 10, 2015

FORT WAYNE—At approximately 10:30 p.m., April 9, officers with the Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the 1300 block of Greene Street in reference to a shooting investigation. As officers arrived on the scene, they located two victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Paramedics arrived on the scene and administered medical attention to the victims before […]

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Credit prayer, God with reduction of city homicides

Credit prayer, God with reduction of city homicides

| February 7, 2015

By the Rev. Arsben D. Jennings Special to Frost Illustrated My name is Reverend Arsben Dennis Jennings and I am not addressing my accomplishments here in the city of Fort Wayne for egotistical or self-centered or boastful, proud reasons.  I simply want to point out progress that has been made in this community that may […]

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France’s history of violence

France’s history of violence

| January 27, 2015

By Bill Fletcher Jr. NNPA Columnist In the aftermath of the killings of staff at the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris, there has been near universal outrage, and correctly so. The murders were brutal and indefensible, and whether coordinated or not with any terrorist organizations, were acts of terror. Yet, there is something very disturbing […]

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Blacks outraged by Ferguson grand jury decision

Blacks outraged by Ferguson grand jury decision

| November 26, 2014

By George E. Curry NNPA Editor-in-Chief WASHINGTON (NNPA)–Long after the St. Louis County Prosecutor Robert M. McCulloch announced Officer Darren Wilson will not be prosecuted in connection with the killing of unarmed Ferguson, Mo. teenager Michael Brown and burning tempers and flames had subsided, African American leaders were still expressing their disappointment in a criminal […]

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Spotlight on Denise Trigg for wanting to make some beauty happen out of her loss

Spotlight on Denise Trigg for wanting to make some beauty happen out of her loss

| September 23, 2014

By Jeanie Summerville What.s up, babies? Isn’t GOD awesome? Of course HE is! This week’s spotlight is a little different, as we travel on our journey of love, to get to know one another better. Reason being, so all of you can feel the love, the compassion, the hope and the beauty of forgiveness from […]

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‘Race is being looked at’ as possible motive in Detroit driver attack

| April 8, 2014

Racism from ANY  corner goes against the will of the GOD who created all peoples. We don’t buy the argument that “black people can’t be racist” because of the dynamics of power, etc. And, frustration is no excuse. Folks aren’t going to like this question but, isn’t it time people in this country—OF ALL RACES—rise […]

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Crime & Safety Briefs: Feb. 19 edition

Crime & Safety Briefs: Feb. 19 edition

| February 20, 2014

• Police seek Embassy vandalism suspects
• Man in good condition after shooting
• Police investigate Decatur Road area shooting

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Malawi joins One Billion Rising movement against gender violence

Malawi joins One Billion Rising movement against gender violence

| February 14, 2014

The Girls Empowerment Network Malawi will be joining the One Billion Rising for Justice global day of action for women worldwide.

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