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Fort Wayne’s Imagine MASTer Academy and Imagine Broadway Academy to re-open as Horizon Christian Academy campuses

| June 7, 2013

Horizon Christian Academy and Imagine Schools announced that effective July 1, 2013, Imagine Broadway Academy and Imagine MASTer Academy will re-open as Horizon Christian Academy campuses and welcome students and families for the fall 2013 school year. The campuses will be Horizon Christian Academy Wells Campus and Horizon Christian Academy Broadway Campus.

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Historic King speech anchoring USF’s ‘Future of Education’ presentations

Historic King speech anchoring USF’s ‘Future of Education’ presentations

| May 24, 2013

FORT WAYNE—The nephew of perhaps the world’s greatest civil and human rights icon is slated to kick off a landmark event early next week. On June 5, the University of St. Francis is scheduled to host a series of gatherings designed to highlight the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s views on education and how they can be used to shape today’s world.

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South Africa’s best kept secret

By George E. Curry, NNPA Columnist—When Nelson Mandela and his African National Congress comrades were plotting to overthrow the white minority-rule apartheid regime in South Africa, Lilies Farm in Rivonia, just north of Johannesburg, served as their secret hideout.

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‘Mama, what would I do without you?’ America celebrates Mother’s Day

‘Mama, what would I do without you?’ America celebrates Mother’s Day

| May 10, 2013

“My mom, she’s a sick lady. She’s like, handicapped, she’s been like that all her life,” said 37-year-old Twan Woods who grew up in a crime-ridden section of Washington, D.C. Despite the hardships, his mother, Francine Ward, raised him and his younger brother the best she could—with love and wisdom.

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Government to place more interest in drug treatment

| May 10, 2013

Although President Obama has yet to declare an end to the 40-year-old war on drugs, he has placed the weight of his office on viewing drug addiction as more than just a criminal justice issue. Obama recently released his 2012 National Drug Control Strategy, which recognizes substance abuse as a “chronic disease of the brain that can be prevented and successfully treated.”

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Black jockeys race into hstory

Black jockeys race into hstory

| May 1, 2013

Black jockeys Kevin Krigger and Victor Lebron, both of St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands will be the first Crucians to ever race in the Kentucky Derby. Krigger will ride Goldencents at the Derby and is ranked second and Lebron will be on Frak Attack and is ranked twenty-eighth.

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Mather Lectures continue look at economic development: May 5

| April 18, 2013

The George R. Mather Lecture Series at the History Center continues its look at the history of economic development in Allen County when Mac Parker delivers the May 5 lecture on “You’ll Never Believe What Happened at the Coliseum”.

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Call To Mobilize and Act to Prevent Further Gun Violence

| April 4, 2013

NAACP Fort Wayne/Allen County Branch #3049 Calls Community To Action To Mobilize and Act to Prevent Further Gun Violence
Date and Time: Thursday, April 4, 2013, noon (12:00 pm)

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‘Keep that sh** in the ‘hood—we ain’t havin’ it!’

‘Keep that sh** in the ‘hood—we ain’t havin’ it!’

| March 26, 2013

There have been hit-and-runs in broad daylight resulting in death that have yet gone unsolved, due in part to conflicting “eyewitness” statements. There have been numerous homicides that have gone unsolved due to fear of retribution, folk not wanting to get involved or not wanting to “snitch.”

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