Home » Entries posted by admin (Page 187)
Congress wants to cut what works

Congress wants to cut what works

Despite urgent pleas from a broad spectrum of faith leaders and advocates for the poor, the House of Representatives Agriculture Committee voted to protect all the agricultural farm subsidies which primarily benefit the most well-to-do farms and to cut billions of dollars of benefits from programs that feed poor children and their families. The draconian […]

Black women don’t have the luxury of staying home

Black women don’t have the luxury of staying home

When Democratic strategist Hilary Rosen said that Ann Romney had “never worked a day in her life,” Romney behaved as if she had just hit the lottery. She smugly made the media rounds talking about how hard it was for her to raise her five sons. And she’s right.  Stay-at-home moms work extremely hard to […]

The untold story of progress in the Congo

The untold story of progress in the Congo

What is the real motive of some of the so-called human rights and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) that consistently propagate a negative image about Africa and about African people? I am in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) once again on a mission of initiating a local “Sustainable Job Creation Program” related to the mining […]

US Bank, Wells Fargo accused of housing discrimination

US Bank, Wells Fargo accused of housing discrimination

Two of the nation’s largest banks, Wells Fargo and US Bank, are accused of seriously violating the landmark federal Fair Housing Act law – and not for the first time. Following an undercover investigation of foreclosed single-family homes in eight metropolitan areas, the National Fair Housing Alliance (NFHA) filed two discrimination complaints with the Department of […]

Local task force focuses on pool safety

Local task force focuses on pool safety

Speakers emphasize importance of swimming lessons for children during April 19 event at Aquatic Center BY SHAUNA NABORS SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Enough children drown each year in Florida to fill three to four preschool classrooms. Drowning is the leading cause of death among Florida children ages one to four, and Florida’s rate of […]

State health department issues warning about whooping cough

State health department issues warning about whooping cough

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The Florida Department of Health (DOH) is advising parents, childcare workers and health care providers to verify the children they care for are properly immunized against pertussis, a respiratory disease also known as whooping cough. The DOH and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) experts also advise new parents, grandparents […]

Donations sought for Chiles Academy students

Donations sought for Chiles Academy students

BY JAMES HARPER DAYTONA TIMES Students at Chiles Academy need help from the community. Daytona State College’s Rotaract Club, a service club for young professionals and students ages 18-30, has started a service project it is calling Mommy’s Wish list, said spokesman Huong Luong. Mommy’s Wish List helps provide necessities that government funding may not […]

B-CU ROUNDUP

B-CU ROUNDUP

Waters, Williams lead Wildcats in football game BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Broderick Waters threw for 57 yards and a touchdown while running for another 83 yards with a score to lead the Gold team past the Maroon team 28-3 at Municipal Stadium last week. Waters, a Louisiana Tech transfer, has only been at the […]

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

VOLUSIA COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS REVIEW

Spring full of high school sports action BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Spruce Creek’s George Hannah won the 139-pound class title at the 2A state Weightlifting Championships in Kissimmee this past week. Hannah became Creek’s 81st individual champion and first since 2009. The Hawks (13 points) finished third in team competition behind champion Ponta Gorda […]

B-CU’s Black baseball players impact season

B-CU’s Black baseball players impact season

Four discuss playing at HBCU, percentage of African-Americans in Major League Baseball BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University has built a strong baseball program dating back to the mid-1990s. The Wildcats arguably has the top HBCU (historically Black College and university (program). B-CU has won 14 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) titles and made 14 […]