Tag: youth

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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Youth Expo important part of MLK Club Unity Day Celebration

Youth Expo important part of MLK Club Unity Day Celebration

| January 16, 2014

An anonymous donor has agreed to pay the $5 entry fee for young people to the Unity Day Celebration, Jan. 20. the Youth Expo is scheduled to run from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

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Parental involvement at D.C. Orr Elementary in a class by itself

Parental involvement at D.C. Orr Elementary in a class by itself

| January 16, 2014

Including parents and families as partners in academic success has proven benefits at Orr Elementary, where 99 percent of the students qualify for free or reduced lunch.

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Voices of Unity prepare for Praise Celebration 2014

Voices of Unity prepare for Praise Celebration 2014

| January 11, 2014

The world champion gold medal winning Voices of Unity Youth Choir are preparing for an eventful 2014, starting the year off with their annual Praise Celebration Concert.

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MLK Club to double amount, number of scholarships

MLK Club to double amount, number of scholarships

| December 12, 2013

By Steven Manning FORT WAYNE—Thanks to an anonymous donor, Fort Wayne’s Martin Luther King Jr. Club INC. (MLK Club) will double the number of college scholarships it will award this year—and double the amount of the awards. MLK Jr. Club President Bennie Edwards, said the organization is pleased to add two more scholarships this year […]

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Legion Post 148, Riders host 6th Annual Veterans Day Scholarship program

Legion Post 148, Riders host 6th Annual Veterans Day Scholarship program

| November 26, 2013

By Sheryl Edwards Special to Frost Illustrated Courtesy of American Legion Post 148 As a salute and honor to veterans, American Legion Post 148 held its Sixth Annual Veterans Day Scholarship Program on Nov. 9, which was hosted by Commander Jesse Booker and ALR Director Bennie Edwards. During the program, they recognized and honored veterans […]

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Being black is not a risk factor

Being black is not a risk factor

| November 26, 2013

Although most today’s headlines focus on black educational failures, there are many positive achievements by black students that often go overlooked, according to a new study.

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Student success hinges on parental involvement

Student success hinges on parental involvement

| November 25, 2013

By Marc Morial—In recent years, the debate about ways to close the achievement gap and adequately prepare primary and secondary African American students for success has focused on such remedies as ensuring resource equity, expanding pre-school opportunities, and raising teacher quality.

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Local talent Haven Unique shoots for the stars

Local talent Haven Unique shoots for the stars

| November 21, 2013

Frost Illustrated Staff Report Local rising teen pop singer, Haven Unique, lent a hand to the youth journalism program sponsored by Frost Illustrated on Nov. 11. The students conducted a press conference as a learning exercise in which they asked the young artist interview question. According to her website, www.havenunique.com, Haven Unique Burnett-King, born on […]

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Randon More, Quantez Jet invited to prestigious FBU camp

Randon More, Quantez Jet invited to prestigious FBU camp

| November 19, 2013

17-year-old Randon Moore and 16-year-old Quantez Elijah Jet have been accepted to participate in an invitation only Top Gun for Elite Players clinic.

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