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Fort Wayne urban fashion boutique expands

Fort Wayne urban fashion boutique expands

MLK Montessori fundraiser part of grand opening

Frost Illustrated Staff Report

FORT WAYNE—One of the region’s cutting edge apparel stores and culture meccas is taking a step up. UpScale Grit, accliamed by manyy as Fort Wayne’s premier shop for contemporary urban fashions, is scheduled to hold the grand opening of its new store at 5759 St. Joe Road in the Marketplace of Canterbury next to Subway Aug. 24, with a back to school sale from 12 noon to 5 p.m. and a grand opening party from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

According to Terry McKinney II, owner, the move to the new location has been in the works for over a year.

“We decided to move to expand our space. We also added a media room with PlayStation and Xbox for clients to play and shop,” said McKinney.

He explained that the store was designed to bring cutting edge fashion—including his and his partner’s original...

Hate groups terrorize more than just blacks

Homegrown terrorists mounted twice as many incountry attacks as al Qaeda since 9/11

By Freddie Allen
NNPA Washington Correspondent

WASHINGTON—The disclosure that Wade Michael Page, the Army veteran responsible for killing six people at the Oak Creek Sikh Temple outside of Milwaukee, was a white supremacist has awakened the nation to the truth that white supremacists are a threat to more than just people of color.

After earning a less than honorable discharge from the Army in 1998, Page joined Hammerskin Nation,...

Summit reveals preachers who do and preachers who don't


James Redmond

On Sunday, Aug. 12, I attended a summit billed as “Courage Of Unity” at South Side High School. From my standpoint, the event was a showcase of preachers and “wannabees.”

Only three on the panel had anything of substance to say. At the top of that list was Pastor Stephen Terry, who discussed the problems of East Allen County Schools. Pastor Terry, who has been something of a lone wolf in the district, talked about how people and...

Walter T. and Ernestine Hayden announce 65th wedding anniversary

Summit reveals preachers who do and preachers who don't

Walter T. and Ernestine Hayden are scheduled to celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary with an Open House from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 1...

Pressure grows on U.S. group to cancel lavish African Summit

(GIN)—The Washington, D.C.-based Sullivan Foundation is under intense pressure from human rights groups to cancel its planned summit in Equatorial Guinea, West Africa, where the...

Local gospel music champion, Barbara Ford, crosses over at 75

Summit reveals preachers who do and preachers who don't

Frost Illustrated Staff Report

FORT WAYNE—The city lost one of its foremost champions of gospel music this month when Barbara Jean Ford, 75, of Fort Wayne,...

Black Chamber to host youth entrepreneurial summit

The Fort Wayne Black Chamber of Commerce presents an

Entrepreneurial Summit for Youth & Adults

8 a.m to 4 p.m., Sept. 22

Public Safety Academy

7602 Patriot Crossing, Fort...

Pictures From The Past

Summit reveals preachers who do and preachers who don't

Periodically we will publish photos we have in our archives. If you are the first person to stop by our office at 3121 S. Calhoun...



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