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 […]
Tag: women’s history month
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.
In her book about Genois Wilson, Fort Wayne author Carol Butler inspires children to hold onto goals and ambitions despite setbacks and frustrations.