Tag: youth

Black History Bowl at Weisser allows youth to shine

Black History Bowl at Weisser allows youth to shine

| February 26, 2014

Seven teams participated in the Sixth Annual Black History Bowl, Feb. 20 at Weisser Park Youth Center, sponsored by the City of Fort Wayne Parks & Recreation Dept

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From tribulation to transformation: The William ‘JR’ Norfleet III story

From tribulation to transformation: The William ‘JR’ Norfleet III story

| February 23, 2014

Fort Wayne native Beverly “Granny” Elkins had to bury her 19-year-old grandson William “JR” Norfleet III on Jan. 27, a victim of lung cancer.

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Weisser Park Center to host Black History Bowl

Weisser Park Center to host Black History Bowl

| February 20, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Weisser Park Youth Center, 802 Eckart St., is scheduled to host its Sixth Annual Black History Bowl from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Feb. 20.

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Spotlight on the MLK Club awards, scholarship recipients

Spotlight on the MLK Club awards, scholarship recipients

| February 5, 2014

The MLK Club gave away four $1,000 scholarships to high school students Kalisha T. Goree, Brittni L. Clopton, Jenna L. Klinedinst and Tiara A. Poindexter.

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IPFW announces African American Heritage Month schedule of events

IPFW announces African American Heritage Month schedule of events

| February 4, 2014

( Click the images below to view them larger. Scroll down for links to the PDF files. ) 2014 IPFW BHM Events Fathers: The FIRST CLASS SEAT Sister: An African American Life in search of JUSTICE Feb. 5,12,19,26 Wednesday Night Film Series Featuring “Hidden Colors” IPFW Housing Clubhouse 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Tuesday, February 11 “Are […]

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Tawanda Jones shows what good can come out of Camden

Tawanda Jones shows what good can come out of Camden

| February 4, 2014

By Brenda Robinson—Many likely believe Camden students are doomed to a life of crime, violence and unemployment, Tawanda Jones didn’t buy into the rhetoric.

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Chrome Cats “Best Life” music video

Chrome Cats “Best Life” music video

| January 27, 2014

Chrome Cats officially entered Billboard’s Top 40 Indicator Charts a second time after hundreds of thousands of views this highly anticipated single “Best Life.”

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Local hip hop/pop duo, Chrome Cats, hit Billboard charts

Local hip hop/pop duo, Chrome Cats, hit Billboard charts

| January 27, 2014

Fort Wayne-based siblings, hip-hop/pop duo Chrome Cats, have officially entered Billboard’s Top 40 Indicator Charts a second time with their highly anticipated single “Best Life.”

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Photo: Masons grant local scholarship to Adrian Thomas

Photo: Masons grant local scholarship to Adrian Thomas

| January 24, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Indiana Council of Deliberation State of Indiana under the leadership of Illustrious SGIG Deputy of Indiana Robert Thomas 33º recently award a $500 scholarship to Adrian Thomas. A graduate of South Side High School, where he earned an honors diploma in 2013, Thomas attends Indiana University, majoring in sports management. He also is […]

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Stories of positive black fathers in the ‘hood

Stories of positive black fathers in the ‘hood

| January 17, 2014

Contrary to stereotypes about black fatherhood, those who live with their children are just as involved as other dads who live with their kids—or more so.

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