FWIS Features

Thurgood Marshall Leadership Academy Loses Charter, to Close June 2019

During an emergency meeting on December 11, 2018, held in Indianapolis, Indiana, the Indiana Charter School Board unanimously voted to end the charter for Fort Wayne’s own Thurgood Marshall Leadership Academy (TMLA), after only six years in existence.

Thurgood Marshall Leadership Academy Loses Charter, to Close June 2019

Hook a Friend Up: WeFAM’s Voucher Donation Program for FREE Hair Services

WeFAM, Inc. is a local 501(c)(3) that, according to founder and barber Juan Williams, “builds self esteem through grooming, etiquette, beauty, and barber services…in an attempt to mentor and motivate them to strive towards self improvement, education, and success.”

Hook a Friend Up: WeFAM’s Voucher Donation Program for FREE Hair Services

Frost Giant

Attorney Edward N. Smith Sr., Owner of the Shuttered Frost Illustrated, Remembers

Frost Illustrated Newspaper, established in December 1968, has ceased printing the news and views of African Americans. Frost’s last issue ever spanned the weeks of October 11 - 24, 2017. The headline story, written (presumably) by an uncredited Michael Patterson...

Frost Giant