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Is South Africa returning to apartheid under Black rule?

Is South Africa returning to apartheid under Black rule?

It has taken me a long time to come to grips with the Aug. 16 murders of the South African miners at the Marikana mine. Thirty-four workers were killed by the police during a demonstration in which the workers were demanding an improvement in their pay and working conditions. The police alleged that the demonstrating […]

Uniting descendants of Africa

Uniting descendants of Africa

All research, educated conclusions, anthropological findings and biblical writings cite the continent of Africa as the beginning of mankind. It is the venue of mathematics, construction management, architecture, medicine, and most importantly, civilization. No continent has gone through as much exploitation, invasion, colonialization, slavery, dictatorships and pilferage of natural resources as Africa. Yet, still it […]

Gwendolyn Johnson, Joel Redhead to lead B-CU Homecoming parade

Gwendolyn Johnson, Joel Redhead to lead B-CU Homecoming parade

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES “A New Attitude, Living the Legacy” is the theme this year’s Bethune-Cookman University’s Homecoming. Bethune-Cookman University Homecoming activities will culminate Saturday with the annual parade down Mary McLeod Bethune Boulevard starting at 9 a.m. from the Daytona Mall followed by the football game against North Carolina A&T at 4 p.m. […]

Stetson initiative helps prepare students for election

Stetson initiative helps prepare students for election

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES DeLand – This election year, the stakes are high and many Stetson students will be able to vote for the first time. To help inform Stetson students about the issues in this election, Stetson University’s Center for Community Engagement will be hosting debate-watching parties, a straw poll and several forums […]

College to sponsor events to raise awareness about disabilities

College to sponsor events to raise awareness about disabilities

Daytona State College will host two events on Oct. 17 designed to raise awareness of what it’s like to live with a disability and to help people living with disabilities improve the quality of their lives. The 22nd annual Abilities Awareness Day celebration will bring together both non-disabled people and people with disabilities in a […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Seabreeze too much for Titusvill BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Seabreeze donned black helmets on homecoming and routed Titusville high 59-14 at Municipal Stadium in Daytona Beach this past week. “We’ve bounced back after two tough losses with two big wins. Hopefully we are moving towards how good we can be. We still got work […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Wildcats beat Hampton in MEAC matchup BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman stayed on top of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference title race with 38-26 win over Hampton. “We got a good win against a very good football team. I think Hampton showed how good they were. We had to earn everything that we got tonight,” […]

More progress on B-CU campus

More progress on B-CU campus

University officially opens state-of-the art athletic training center BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES More than 100 Bethune-Cookman University administrators, staffers, coaches, athletes, students, community residents, local political leaders witnessed history on Sept. 21 as the school dedicated its Larry R. Handfield Athletic Training Center. The new state-of-the-art facility is located on campus at the corner […]

‘Somebody ought to say something’

‘Somebody ought to say something’

NAACP leader challenges state members, residents during talk about attack on voters’ rights BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES “Somebody ought to say something” was repeated over and over again by the Rev. Nelson B. Rivers during a public meeting on Sept. 20 during the state convention of the Florida NAACP. Rivers was the main speaker […]

Author: Men should follow sisters to the polls

Author: Men should follow sisters to the polls

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Though the room was filled with mostly women, Black men were urged at the Florida State NAACP convention to “follow our women into the voting booth.” Michael Eric Dyson, the author of “Why I Love Black Women’’ and 17 other books is a Georgetown College professor and MSNBC pundit. He […]