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Mauge’ made great impact as Cultural Society president

Mauge’ made great impact as Cultural Society president

The trajectory of the African American Cultural Society (AACS) has been to develop programs, promoting the contributions made to world civilizations by Africans and African-Americans. It also has been to construct a building that would enhance the society’s ability to carry out its mandate. The members soldiered on and completed their vision, punctuated by the […]

End the ‘War on Drugs’ now

End the ‘War on Drugs’ now

RON DANIELS NNPA GUEST COLUMNIST On April 4, 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. stepped to the podium of the Riverside Church in New York to vigorously proclaim his opposition to the War in Vietnam. It was one of the most powerful orations among numerous remarkable speeches delivered during his brief but extraordinary life. In […]

Supreme Court determined to kill affirmative action

Supreme Court determined to kill affirmative action

A decade after carefully ruling in two University of Michigan cases – striking down the undergraduate admissions procedures and upholding those implemented by the law school – the U.S. Supreme Court seems on course to strike down even the mildest form of affirmative action admissions in higher education. After oral arguments in a case brought […]

The 1963 March on Washington, Black labor

The 1963 March on Washington, Black labor

August 2013 represents the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington. Publicly associated with Dr. King’s famous “I have a Dream” speech, this march brought more than 250,000 people to Washington, D.C. to demand freedom and jobs.   Initiated by Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters President A. Philip Randolph, this became a joint project with […]

Republicans have learned a lesson

Republicans have learned a lesson

Several of my readers have questioned why I am writing positive articles about my Republican Party. The simple answer is that they deserve it.  In the past, I have been very critical of my party because they have ignored the Black community, disrespected our current president with incendiary language, and strayed away from our core […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

HONORED FOR SHOOTING SENIOR GAMES The Ormond Beach Senior Games Executive Board recently honored Lance Rothwell, (shown in center) a student at Daytona State College majoring in photography, with a certificate of appreciation and a $100 scholarship last month. Under the direction of Duane C. Fernandez Sr., students from the photography department at Daytona State […]

Muslim Women’s Association to host open house at Islamic Center

Muslim Women’s Association to host open house at Islamic Center

Local Muslims are hoping that an upcoming event will help area residents gain knowledge and understanding about the Islamic religion. The Muslim Women’s Association of Daytona Beach is inviting residents to its Open House Dawa Program on April 13 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Islamic Center of Daytona Beach, 347 S. Keech St. […]

Men of Tomorrow participants tour state Capitol

Men of Tomorrow participants tour state Capitol

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Participants in the Men of Tomorrow program presented by the Gamma Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc, traveled to Tallahassee on March 27 on an educational tour of the Florida Capitol and Supreme Court buildings. The group also met with Rep. Dwayne Taylor. “Fourteen of the program’s […]

Durham elected president of Daytona Beach Black Clergy Alliance

Durham elected president of Daytona Beach Black Clergy Alliance

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The Rev. Dr. L. Ronald Durham, senior pastor of Greater Friendship Baptist Church in Daytona Beach, recently was elected president of the Daytona Beach Black Clergy Alliance (DBBCA). The DBBCA is an alliance of pastors across denominational and cultural lines from the Daytona Beach area. The purpose of the DBBCA […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats sweep North Carolina team during MEAC play BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman opened Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference play with a sweep of North Carolina Central University in Durham, N.C. B-CU (8-27, 2-0) opened the series by taking a doubleheader from Central (2-27, 0-2) by scores of 11-4 and 9-1 on March 30. Kelsey Rodney […]