By Sheryl Edwards Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—In honor of Women’s History Month, the Fort Wayne Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated is scheduled to host a luncheon, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., March 28 at Link’s Wonderland, 1711 E. Creighton Ave. The theme of the event is “Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives.” […]
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By Jeanie Summerville Whatz up, babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that, you’re still taking some time out of your days to bring yourselves and others some happiness because all of you deserve it, on our journey of love. On that note, your Women’s History Month Specialty Page […]
By Julianne Malveaux NNPA Columnist Do you know about Elizabeth Keckley? Maggie Lena Walker, Sarann Knight Preddy, Gertrude Pocte Geddes-Willis, Trish Millines Dziko, Addie L Wyatt or Marie-Therese Metoyer? What about Ernesta Procope, Dr. Sadie Alexander, Or Dr. Phyllis Wallace? What about Bettiann Gardner, Lillian Lambert, or Emma Chappell? What about Ellen Holly, Mary Alice, […]
By Sheryl Edwards Photos by Bennie Edwards Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The Second Annual Women’s History Month Luncheon was hosted by Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Eta Upsilon Zeta Chapter on March 8 at Link’s Wonderland. Women’s History Month honors the extraordinary and often unrecognized determination and tenacity of women. Against social convention and […]
DaVanna Seifert: We need to let them know by recognizing them through calls and time spent with them on a regular basis. Honoring them does not have to be in a form of public display but in words, thoughts, deeds and prayer. Jevon White: We can have mothers work with our children in school, give mothers […]
Editor’s note: History is a living, breathing entity. Eight years ago, then Frost Illustrated writer Robbin L. Melton profiled a number of local women who were making history then. At that time, their legacies was not complete—nor are they today, because each of these women are still with us, contributing today. And, while we […]
Pulitzer Prize-winner Gwendolyn Brooks epitomized the idea of a true poet—a guardian of the reality of the people’s soul.
By The Rev. Arsben D. Jennings
Around 1987, I went on a vacation from work to New Orleans to visit my first cousin and his family. While there, my cousin’s wife Dimples told me that her mother and family had prepared a special meal for me at their home in Baton Rouge, the capital of Louisiana.