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A humble champion: Terry Williams crosses over

A humble champion: Terry Williams crosses over

Frost Illustrated Staff Report

FORT WAYNE—The city lost an extraordinary, yet humble, champion when Coach Terrance “Terry” Williams departed this life on Monday, Feb. 4.

Born March 29, 1944 in Omaha, Neb., Williams made a mark early in life as a track and field star at Omaha Central High School. There, he set numerous records in various events, some of which still...

Regarding the fate of the AAAH Museum: An open letter to my community

By Ketu Oladuwa
Special to Frost Illustrated

“…what Plato seems to have done is to have laid a rigorously constructed foundation for the repudiation of the symbolic sense—the denial of the cosmic, intuitive knowledge.”
—Marimba Ani, Yurugu

My mama told me “that God don’t love ugly” and she kept repeating that mantra until it took root in my body. As a child and even now, when I step outside the boundaries into the realm of ugly, “I know”—I can “feel” that I’ve...

NAACP women to host Black History Brunch

By Dr. Ruby Cain
Special to Frost Illustrated

FORT WAYNE—Women in NAACP (WIN) invite the community-at-large—men, women, and children—to join them in their annual Black History Brunch from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Feb. 23 at Link’s Wonderland to celebrate the power of women in making a difference in the community.

Women in NAACP is a committee that works tirelessly and passionately for the community. They have several annual events to advocate for and uplift women and children in our community. These...

Carter G. Woodson's group preserves black history

NAACP women to host Black History Brunch

By Maya Rhodan
NNPA Washington Correspondent

WASHINGTON-For 97 years, the Association for the Study for African American Life and History has been commemorating the accomplishments of African...

Snapshot Survey

NAACP women to host Black History Brunch

by E.N. Smith

How are you celebrating Black History Month?

Angie Stephens: We are having various celebrations at my church, Mount Calvary Baptist Church. I will...

Black History Month-'For I acknowledge my transgressions and my sin is ever before me.'


The Rev. Arsben D. Jennings

Uncut Special Presentation

From time to time, Frost Illustrated exercises its commitment to present voices straight from the...

The State of Equality and Justice in America: 'America Stands at a Crossroads'


The Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr.

America stands at a crossroads. We can take the high road toward equal access to high quality...

Throwing A Lifeline: Special Valentine's Day invite for mothers

NAACP women to host Black History Brunch

FORT WAYNE-Brother Foundation One, developer and presenter of a unique program designed to help young escape the tragedy of the streets has a special invitation...

Presidential Proclamation-100th Anniversary of the Birth of Rosa Parks


On December 1, 1955, our Nation was forever transformed when an African-American seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama, refused to give up her seat on a...



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