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B-CU won’t let shooting taint image

President defends university, criticizes media during prayer vigil on campus BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES…

Baseball’s Cummings named MEAC’s Rookie of the Week

NORFOLK, Va. – Bethune-Cookman Baseball third baseman Mijon Cummings has been selected as this week’s Mid-Eastern Athletic…

Senior leads women’s golfers

ORGANTON, N.C. – Jennifer Hide fired a final round 78 on Monday, leading all Bethune-Cookman women’s golfers…

Four Bethune-Cookman students shot at house party near university

FROM STAFF REPORTS Four Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) students are recovering after being shot about midnight at…

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Volusia County teachers take a stand

Volusia County teachers take a stand Educators refusing to work past their contracted hours BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County teachers are showing their disapproval of unpaid work by beginning what is called “Work to the Contract.” Working to the…

Folk singer educates local children on Australian culture

Folk singer educates local children on Australian culture The Palm Coast Arts Foundation affirms the mission of bringing the arts to children and to such a degree that Australian folk singer Seona McDowell sketches for children a background of Australia, the island-continent. She plays the…

DeLand commissioner to speak at NAACP banquet in Deltona

DeLand commissioner to speak at NAACP banquet in Deltona The West Volusia Branch of the NAACP will host the 25th annual Freedom Fund  Banquet at 6:30 p.m. Friday June 5, at New Hope Baptist Church, Deltona. The Freedom Fund and Awards Banquet theme is “Pursuing…

History lesson: 1956 Sugar Bowl another collision of civil rights and basketball

History lesson: 1956 Sugar Bowl another collision of civil rights and basketball BY FRANK FITZPATRICK PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS The national controversy that clouded the run-up to a Final Four that concluded Monday night in Indianapolis wasn’t the first collision between basketball and civil-rights politics. In Louisiana in 1956, as…

‘We are loving people’

‘We are loving people’ Muslims inviting residents to Saturday get-together The Muslim Women’s Association of Daytona Beach is again inviting local residents to a community program to get acquainted with the area’s Muslim community and gain a better understanding of the Islamic…

The GOP’s ‘culture of poverty’ gambit

The GOP’s ‘culture of poverty’ gambit

The 2014 mid-term elections are just eight months away – and the Republicans are worried about Black voters…

Romancing the vote, but not the dollar

Romancing the vote, but not the dollar

It’s so silly for Black people to fight over the Dems and Repubs when it is counterproductive for…

A young sister ‘hashtagged’ me out of my silo

A young sister ‘hashtagged’ me out of my silo

When a colleague dropped the line, “You can’t hashtag your way to freedom,” I loved it! I laughed…

Who can we turn to politically?

Who can we turn to politically?

“Who can I turn to, when nobody needs me? My heart wants to know, and so I must…