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Latinos also feeling unappreciated by Democrats

Latinos also feeling unappreciated by Democrats

BY CHRIS ADAMS MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU WASHINGTON — Latinos nationwide remain firmly in the Democratic camp, but a good chunk of them say the party they generally support doesn’t really care about them, according to a new poll. The pre-election poll of Latino likely voters asked respondents whether they thought the Democratic Party and the […]

‘Sensational Collection’ shines at fashion show presented by Links

‘Sensational Collection’ shines at fashion show presented by Links

The male models were dapper and the females sensuous for “The Sensational Collection” at the “Sepia Fashion Revue 2014,” designer couture fashioned by The Vogue-Esquire Models of Chicago. The show is produced and directed by Carlton Hamilton, and the assistant director is his wife, Fannie, one of the models that grace the runway. The Daytona Beach […]

Community News

Community News

Deadline is Monday to sign up for Palm Coast parade Organizations and businesses that want to participate in the City of Palm Coast’s Starlight Holiday Parade & Event in December should sign up now. The deadline for entries is Monday, Nov. 10. Participants may register online at www.palmcoastgov.com/starlightparade. Or print out the parade entry form […]

When does one become ‘Black enough?’

When does one become ‘Black enough?’

OMAR TYREE NNPA COLUMNIST Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl-winning quarterback Russell Wilson, published a revealing article a month ago on ThePlayersTribune.com in which he discussed being a bully in grade school. Wilson evidently concluded that it would be beneficial to tarnish his squeaky-clean image so more fans and players could relate to him. But now it’s […]

Too stressed to be blessed

Too stressed to be blessed

Black folks lead the nation in church-going, praise-dancing, shouting, call-and-response, and “whoopin.” We like to “get our church on” and feel good while doing so. We do our holy dances and run down the aisles to lay our money at the feet of preachers, some of whom “anoint” it, by stepping on it, before they […]

Ebola tracks outbreak of HIV/AIDS pandemic

Ebola tracks outbreak of HIV/AIDS pandemic

A high school friend of my wife was one of the earliest victims of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. He was a flight attendant, who was stricken and died quickly. When he died they still had not come up with a name for the pandemic. But then others became sick and died and suddenly the public knew […]

The war of sex  trafficking

The war of sex trafficking

Sex trafficking is one the rise. With so much news coverage surrounding Ebola, domestic violence, and the 2014 midterm election, it seems as thought the topic of sex trafficking has been placed on the back-burner. With that said, I want to raise the conscious level of all citizens to this horrific and heinous act. Sex […]

Wildcats claw their way to another victory

Wildcats claw their way to another victory

B-CU knocks off NCCU; in a tie for MEAC title BY ANDREAS BUTLER BCUATHLETICS.COM Trailing 14-7 at halftime and 20-13 late in the third quarter at home, with their season hopes hanging on the brink of near misfortune, things just weren’t looking good for Bethune-Cookman on Saturday. North Carolina Central University’s defense was making plays, […]

Why Brad Keselowski, NASCAR’s Bad Boy, is good for business

Why Brad Keselowski, NASCAR’s Bad Boy, is good for business

BY GEORGE DIAZ ORLANDO SENTINEL (MCT) Brad Keselowski and NASCAR are partners in crime. It is a wink-wink arrangement. Don’t ask, don’t tell. Some things are better left unsaid. Keselowski is playing the role of “Bluto,” as NASCAR races devolve into Animal House hijinks. Who is going to end up with pie in the face […]

Signs cause chaos at City Island

Signs cause chaos at City Island

Days before election, Daytona commission takes down campaign signage from city’s only early voting site. BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Campaign signs and tents had to come down at City Island Library this week following a complaint by Daytona Commissioner Carl Lentz, who is seeking re-election. The site is the sole early voting location […]