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Time to revive the National Civil Rights Commission

Time to revive the National Civil Rights Commission

According to statistics compiled by Kali Akuno and Arlene Eisen on behalf of the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement, the Black Left Unity Network and the US Human Rights Network, police or private security people have slain 17 other African-Americans since Trayvon Martin’s death. Across the country, people are questioning the promise of “liberty and justice […]

Don’t be scammed by unscrupulous car dealers

Don’t be scammed by unscrupulous car dealers

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) convened a series of forums last year that explored abusive auto lending practices. The Center for Responsible Lending (CRL), a participant in those roundtables, has issued a new research report on deceitful practices that take advantage of unsuspecting customers. The report, “Deal or No Deal: How Yo-Yo Scams Rig the […]

Letter to the editor

Letter to the editor

The African-American Cultural Society, Inc. (AACS), in the person of its president Ed Pinto, Jr., and the Palm Coast/Flagler County Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, through its president Dr. Pamela Jackson-Smith, have established a partnership to benefit African-American males. These organizations have wisely determined the need to step out as a “vanguard” and help […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

DeLand football coach quits; district softball tournament in full swin BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Ryan Smith has resigned as head football coach at DeLand High School. Smith plans to apply for the head coaching position at Taylor County High School in Perry. Taylor’s head coach, Price Scott, left for the defensive coordinator position at […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats track and field have big day; baseball sweeps Rattlers BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman topped Albany State University in both the men and women’s standings in windy conditions at the B-CU Beach Invitational at Seabreeze High last week. “Winning always boosts your confidence. Running in front of the home crowd was also good. […]

Libraries planning workshops during Money Smart Week

Libraries planning workshops during Money Smart Week

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Four Volusia County libraries will host financial workshops in recognition of Money Smart Week, April 21 to 28. The free programs will address a variety of topics, including personal budgeting, couponing, credit scores, mortgages and foreclosures, job hunting and personal marketing, and small business development. Money Smart Week, sponsored by […]

Empowerment and Deliverance Conference

Empowerment and Deliverance Conference

Healing Heart’s Personal Touch Ministries Inc. Presents their 2012 Women’s Conference on April 26-28. Refined, Refreshed and Renewed: Freed from the inside out is a three day conference of Empowerment and Deliverance to Engage, Educate and Equip women with the tools needed to move forward in their purpose. Thursday’s event will be held at Daisy […]

Matter of Life & Death 2012, Suicide Prevention Conference

Matter of Life & Death 2012, Suicide Prevention Conference

Deaths by suicide are the third leading cause of death in 15- to 24-year olds and the second leading cause of death among college students. Although there is a general acknowledgement that it is a major problem, many lack a specific suicide prevention initiative on their campuses or in their organizations to help combat the […]

Kentucky Derby in Daytona Beach

Kentucky Derby in Daytona Beach

The Run for the Roses, “the most exciting 2 minutes in sports”  -  the Kentucky Derby, is coming to Daytona Beach, on the Cinematique Theater screen.  Saturday May 5,  doors open at  11 a.m. The Kentucky Derby is perhaps the most popular horse race for three-year-old thoroughbred horses, staged yearly in Louisville, Kentucky on the first Saturday in […]

Prosecutors face hurdles in Trayvon Martin case

Prosecutors face hurdles in Trayvon Martin case

By Tamar Lush and Greg Bluestein, Associated Press: SANFORD, Fla. — Prosecutors face steep hurdles to win a second-degree murder conviction against neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin, experts say.