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Cultural Society pays off building early

Cultural Society pays off building early

Here’s a toast to celebrating the symbolic mortgage burning that took place Saturday at the African-American Cultural Society (AACS). Members raised their champagne glasses after arriving “at the very important destination. At that stop, the mortgage payments for their beautiful building had left the train.” They threw the bash, enjoying a buffet and dance music […]

Daytona Briefs

Daytona Briefs

Fords present Prophetic Conference 2012 The Choice Christian Workshop Center, under the direction of Prophetess Deborah Ford and Deacon Harold Ford, will present Prophetic Conference 2012. The theme of the event, which will take place Oct. 25-27, is “A Time for Impartation.’’ The church is located at 327 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. […]

Blacks ignored and taken for granted

Blacks ignored and taken for granted

What will it finally take for Black people to accept the fact that we have no real political clout? A little influence, yes, but no power. If our voting bloc were as strong as we like to think, the Republicans would not ignore us and the Democrats would not take us for granted. If we […]

Social Security saves 30 percent of retired Blacks from poverty

Social Security saves 30 percent of retired Blacks from poverty

Although many Americans are living longer, a new public policy analysis reveals that a disproportionate number of older people are also living in poverty – particularly if they are a person of color. According to the AARP Public Policy Institute, Social Security keeps about 30 percent of African-Americans and Hispanics retirees from poverty. Yet another […]

Is Israel bullying Obama?

Is Israel bullying Obama?

A “power politics” move is currently at play that could set the stage for the end of the world. What is your perspective on whether Iran is seeking a nuclear weapon? Or, are Americans, President Barack Obama, and the Western world being bum rushed into military adventurism? Do you understand that the fate of the […]

Republicans tied to voter fraud

Republicans tied to voter fraud

What is happening to the Republican National Committee (RNC) in the state of Florida and in other important swing states concerning the issues of voter fraud and voter suppression is like a glaring, unexpected climax of a Shakespearean drama. For the past four years, the RNC has labored tirelessly and in some instances mysteriously to […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Men’s basketball team ready for 2012-13 BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The men’s basketball team at Bethune-Cookman begins its new season on Nov. 9 at St Bonaventure. Their first home game is Nov. 27 against North Florida. Here’s a preview of the new season. 2011-12: 18-17 overall, 11-5 for fourth in MEAC; runner-up in MEAC […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL REVIEW

Atlantic’s Ronni Williams to pick college next month BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Ronni Williams, Atlantic High School basketball star will announce which college she will play for on Nov. 9 at 1:50 p.m. in the school’s gymnasium. “She will make her decision at that time in the school’s gymnasium,” confirmed George Butts, Atlantic’s head […]

School board chair, mentor, friend

School board chair, mentor, friend

Speakers remember Dr. Al Williams as ‘wonderful man, wonderful friend’ BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Holding back tears, Alan Williams recalled how his father told him and his brother, Anthony, to persist until they succeed. This was the second time Alan had to attend a funeral of a family member. In January, his brother passed […]

BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING 2012

BETHUNE-COOKMAN UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING 2012

Rain or shine, the party had to go on Inclement weather didn’t dampen the spirit of these Wildcats who gathered to chow down on some good food, laugh and reminisce with family and friends, and watch their favorite team claw the competition. Click here for a review of Saturday’s Homecoming win for Bethune-Cookman. (PHOTOS BY […]