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‘Intertwined By Her Legacy’

B-CU celebrates 140th birthday of founder Bethune-Cookman University honored the legacy and life of its founder,…

Poised to help B-CU go the next level

Joe Petrock, new board of trustees chairman, gives an exclusive interview to the Daytona Times on…

B-CU students present food tester during White House event

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University students recently returned from the nation’s capitol after being…

Retired B-CU vice president Dr. Shirley Lee dies at 96

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Shirley B. Lee, retired executive vice president of Bethune-Cookman University,…

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Volusia closer to building homeless shelter

Volusia closer to building homeless shelter Volusia Safe Harbor would provide 200 additional beds for males and females BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach could have fewer homeless persons living on its streets in 2016 if the proposed Volusia Safe Harbor…

Flagler students bring home medals from NAACP competition

Flagler students bring home medals from NAACP competition SPECIAL TO THE TIMES PALM COAST – Two Flagler County high school students brought home medals from the NAACP’s 37th Annual Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics (ACT-SO) in Philadelphia. The July 12 awards ceremony capped…

Actor from ‘Martin’ and ‘Cosby Show’ to star in DeLand play

Actor from ‘Martin’ and ‘Cosby Show’ to star in DeLand play Actor Carl Payne, who is most noted for his roles as “Cockroach’’ on “The Cosby Show’’ and “Cole Brown’’ on “Martin,’’ will star in a comedic stage play on July 25 in DeLand. Andre Darby’s play,…

Learning basketball, life skills

Learning basketball, life skills Students from around the country learned basketball and life skills this week during Daytona Beach native Vince Carter’s camp at Mainland High School. The Vince Carter Youth Basketball Academy was for boys and girls ages 7…

Learning basketball, life skills

Learning basketball, life skills Students from around the country learned basketball and life skills this week during Daytona Beach native Vince Carter’s camp at Mainland High School. The Vince Carter Youth Basketball Academy was for boys and girls ages 7…

For centuries, Black lives didn’t matter

For centuries, Black lives didn’t matter

It ought to be unnecessary for an activist movement to hinge on the principle of the equivalency of…

For whom should we vote in 2016?

For whom should we vote in 2016?

During the last seven years, we’ve seen our nation go from an economically challenged state of affairs to…

Teaching Black military history is retiree’s passion

Teaching Black military history is retiree’s passion

Daytona native spends spare time educating civilians about past wars and contributions made by African-Americans BY PENNY DICKERSON…

A felon’s fair chance

A felon’s fair chance

A Daytona Beach resident tells of his plight for gainful employment and the impact the city’s new ‘Ban…