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The domino effect of student debt

The domino effect of student debt

When this year’s student debt burden surpassed the $1 trillion mark, it became even larger than the amount of debt held on credit cards. New findings now conclude that heavy student loan debt delays the ability of young graduates to buy a home and in the worst scenarios, strips Social Security benefits and even disability […]

The ‘Politricks’ of White supremacy

The ‘Politricks’ of White supremacy

The 2012 political season is in full throttle toward the November 6h national elections. The Democrats and the Republicans have determined their respective national standard bearers and delineated their issue platforms and public policy agenda and priorities. Black Americans, Latino Americans, and millions of other Americans who are eligible and registered to vote will determine […]

Fear, threats intimidation won’t work this time

Fear, threats intimidation won’t work this time

DR. WILLIE J. KIMMONS READER COMMENTARY This is a response to the recent attacks on mayoral candidate Mr. Derrick Henry’s campaign. It is obvious to me that some segments of our great city are awfully afraid of change and will do anything to distract, distort, divert and use fear tactics to try and sway voters […]

Without a gun, how many lives would have been saved?

Without a gun, how many lives would have been saved?

When news broke of the murders at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin on Aug. 5, people of all faiths and backgrounds and the first responders who came to the scene to help were horrified by the ambush on men and women as they prepared for worship services. Leaders across the country quickly denounced the hate […]

Local doctor to help lead American Heart Association

Local doctor to help lead American Heart Association

Dr. Celeste Philip elected to serve on board of directors SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Celeste M. Philip has been selected chair of Cultural Health to the American Heart Association, Greater Southeast Affiliate Board of Directors. She is serving on the board during the association’s 2012-2013 fiscal year. Philip is the assistant director for […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Road not kind to Wildcats’ volleyball team BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman failed to pick up a win in three games at the East Carolina University Classic in Greenville, N.C., this past weekend. Mistakes doomed B-CU in a 3-0 (25-15, 25-22, 25-10) loss to the University of Charlotte to open the tournament. The Wildcats […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Atlantic holds off Gateway in Kickoff Classic BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Atlantic’s Xavier Scott and Demonte Kemp sacked Gateway’s Anthony Gonzalez as time expired to preserve a 27-22 win over Kissimmee Gateway high at Derbyshire Park in Daytona Beach this past week. “We challenged our kids. That is where all the wind sprints and […]

Frank Bruno, Volusia’s first elected chair, looks back on his eight years in office

Frank Bruno, Volusia’s first elected chair, looks back on his eight years in office

WHAT’S ON VOLUSIA MAGAZINE THIS WEEK?  Volusia Magazine – Frank Bruno, Volusia’s first elected chair, looks back on his eight years in office during a retrospect event Frank Bruno, Volusia’s first elected county chair, and members of the Volusia County Council looked back on eight years of county progress during a retrospect event in front […]

Crime at public housing gets attention

Crime at public housing gets attention

Residents at Windsor, Maley have complained about prostitution, drugs, robberies at apartments in Daytona Beach BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Residents of the Windsor and Maley apartments say they have been living in fear because of crime. The apartment complexes are operated by the Daytona Beach Housing Authority. Leroy Fletcher spoke on behalf of residents […]

Sanford trying to rebound from bad feelings, shattered trust

Sanford trying to rebound from bad feelings, shattered trust

Editors note: This is one in an occasional series on race in Sanford in the wake of the Trayvon Martin killing. BY MARTIN E. COMAS ORLANDO SENTINEL (MCT) In the heart of Sanford’s poorest and largest Black enclave – a stone’s throw from decaying homes, broken sidewalks and vacant lots – stands the city’s new, […]