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Countering voter suppression moves

Countering voter suppression moves

The Supreme Court recently blocked an appeals court ruling that would have restored seven days of voting in Ohio. In just three sentences, the court reduced voting access for tens of thousands of Ohioans, in yet another effort to suppress the vote. In North Carolina, the appeals court granted an injunction to restore same day […]

A big weekend for Wildcats

A big weekend for Wildcats

B-CU faces Howard for Homecoming FROM STAFF REPORTS Bethune-Cookman is celebrating Homecoming this week and will face Howard University on the gridiron at 4 p.m. Saturday at Municipal Stadium. B-CU goes in to the game ranked No. 17 with four wins and one loss. Howard’s only win so far has come from a 35-17 defeat […]

NASCAR notebook: Goodyear responds to drivers’ tire complaints

NASCAR notebook: Goodyear responds to drivers’ tire complaints

BY JIM UTTER CHARLOTTE OBSERVER (MCT) After a closer analysis, a perceived “tire problem” during Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway isn’t that much of a mystery, Goodyear officials said Tuesday. Seven drivers during the race complained of experiencing issues with their tires — several of them Chase for the Sprint Cup drivers […]

City hears result of homeless research

City hears result of homeless research

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES A presentation, action plan and recommendation on the city and county’s growing homeless problem was presented by Robert G. Marbut Jr., Ph.D., at Wednesday night’s Daytona Beach City Commission meeting. The commission chambers were standing room only as over a dozen people addressed the commission on the hot topic. […]

Wildcat Fever: University celebrating 110 years during Homecoming week

Wildcat Fever: University celebrating 110 years during Homecoming week

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Bethune-Cookman University family is gearing up for an action-packed Homecoming week, which takes place Oct. 5-12. This year’s theme is “110 Degrees of Wildcat Fever: Celebrating 110 years of Greatness and the Legacy Continues.” Activities begin on Sunday with a community service project titled ‘Homeless for a Night’ in which students […]

New study underscores power of the Black press

New study underscores power of the Black press

BY JAZELLE HUNT NNPA NEWS SERVICE The most effective way for companies to connect with African-Americans is by reflecting diversity in their advertisements and utilizing Black media, according to a new study by Nielsen. This year’s edition, titled, “Powerful. Growing. Influential: The African-American Consumer 2014 Report,” marks the start of a partnership between Nielsen and […]

Johnson, Freeman to speak at Palm Coast expo

Johnson, Freeman to speak at Palm Coast expo

Salamander Hotels and Resorts CEO Sheila Johnson and Orlando Magic Executive Vice President Charles Freeman will be the keynote speakers at the fourth annual Palm Coast BAC Business Expo on Friday, Nov. 7. “Be In It to Win It” is the theme for the 2014 BAC Business Expo, set for 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. […]

Jazz singer to perform at Ormond library

Jazz singer to perform at Ormond library

Jazz and blues with singer Sybil Gage is scheduled to perform at 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at the Ormond Beach Regional Library, 30 S. Beach St. Gage’s performance will include jazz and blues standards and original compositions in the New Orleans tradition. Florida Today magazine has called her “the undisputed queen of local jazz.” […]

Flagler AAUW to host candidate forum

Flagler AAUW to host candidate forum

The Flagler County Branch of the American Association of University Women will present a candidate forum at 11 a.m. Oct. 11 at Cypress Knoll Golf Club, 53 Easthampton Blvd., Palm Coast. Learn about the candidates running for office in the November election. A representative from the League of Women Voters also will talk about the […]

Evening of rap at Ocean Center

Evening of rap at Ocean Center

As part of Bethune-Cookman University’s Homecoming Week, rap artist Young Jeezy will perform during the step show on Thursday at the Daytona Beach Ocean Center. The 6 p.m. show is $25 for students and $35 for non-students.