Newly elected Fort Wayne NAACP chapter president Larry Gist is no stranger to racism. Growing up in Portsmouth, Va. in the early 1960s, life as a typical American middle class family was not easy for blacks.
When I edited the New Haven High School Herald back in the early 1970s, a skinny underclassman's passion for Republican politics popped up in more than one story. His name was Mitch Harper, and he wants to be Fort Wayne's next mayor.More..
Voters and political candidates are invited to participate in an open forum April 11 at the McMillan Community Center, 3901 Abbott Street, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., hosted by the Indiana Democratic African American Caucus (IDAAC).More..