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B-CU first HBCU to sign agreement with SBA

B-CU first HBCU to sign agreement with SBA

Small Business Administration to expand access to loan programs BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Borrowers and lenders of loans backed by the U.S. Small Business Administration will have greater access to capital and less paperwork as a result of a proposed regulation aimed at streamlining the SBA application process, an administrator for the agency said […]

BLACK HISTORY in Daytona Beach

BLACK HISTORY in Daytona Beach

Attorney relates Daytona’s segregated times in new novel ‘White Sugar, Brown Sugar’ BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES There was a time when Blacks living in Daytona Beach could not go across the bridge to the city’s beachside unless they were working in someone’s house as a maid, working as a yard man, cooking n a […]

Black race fans don’t let lack of diversity keep them from 500

Black race fans don’t let lack of diversity keep them from 500

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Each year, the Daytona 500 and events leading up to the big race attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors and brings in nearly $2 billion into the local economy. On Sunday, Blacks who attended the Sunday Daytona 500 were talking about the excitement of the event even though Saturday’s harrowing […]

No eminent domain for those affected by Orange Avenue project

No eminent domain for those affected by Orange Avenue project

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Many of the approximately 150 people at the John H Dickerson for a discussion on the overhaul of Orange Avenue were concerned about one thing. Will Daytona Beach be using eminent domain to buy their private property for the $19.5 million project? Daytona Beach Public Works Director Ron McLemore, project […]

Greater Friendship to fast, pray in preparation for Spring Revival

Greater Friendship to fast, pray in preparation for Spring Revival

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church will begin fasting and praying next week for five days building up to its annual Spring Revival, which will run from March 11-13. Dr. Darien K. Bolden of Jacksonville, senior pastor of First Missionary Baptist Church, Fernandina Beach, and the president of the Moderators Auxiliary […]

Free Losing 2 Gain wellness expo takes place Saturday at B-CU

Free Losing 2 Gain wellness expo takes place Saturday at B-CU

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES The Losing 2 Gain Health and Wellness Expo is scheduled March 2 at Bethune-Cookman University’s Center for Civic Engagement on International   Speedway Boulevard. The event is being sponsored by the school’s Office of Intramural & Recreational Programs and is free and open to the public. Cynthia Gray, who works for […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Emergency Operations, 9-1-1 center open house set for Saturday Spacious, state-of-the-art and sturdy are some of the words being used to describe the county’s new Emergency Operations and Sheriff’s Communications Center, which will be unveiled during a public open house from 1 to 4 p.m. March 2. Residents are invited to tour the $21 million, […]

Afro-American Caribbean organization hosts festival

Afro-American Caribbean organization hosts festival

Each February, hundreds of visitors attend the Black Heritage Festival, created 32 years ago by the Afro-American Caribbean Heritage Organization (AACHO). They’ve curated the itinerary, mixing music, dance, inspirational speeches, and vendors. They’ve imbued passion for appreciating the cultural contributions of African-Americans and African-Caribbean Americans. They’ve advanced international, interracial, and interfaith understanding. The festival showcased […]

Obama targeting Hispanics, but not Blacks

Obama targeting Hispanics, but not Blacks

I have been extremely critical of President Obama for using the Black community as his personal political pawn. I have been just as critical of the Black community’s acceptance of that treatment. There are so many other issues I would like to write about — Africa, economics, international trade, etc. – but I feel compelled […]

What killed President Kennedy and Trayvon Martin?

What killed President Kennedy and Trayvon Martin?

Tuesday, Feb. 26 marked one year since 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was killed by a gun wielded by self-appointed neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman after he saw Trayvon walking home from a 7-Eleven with a bag of Skittles and bottle of Arizona iced tea. Black children, youths, and families know first-hand that the killing of Black children […]

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