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How much are you worth?

How much are you worth?

In a 2010 report titled, “Lifting as we Climb: Women of Color, Wealth, and America’s Future,” posted by Insight – Center for community and Economic Development, a startling and unbelievable statistic was cited.  Written by Mariko Chang, with the help of Meizhu Lui, Director of the Closing the Racial Wealth Gap Initiative, the report stated […]

Harry Belafonte: An international treasure

Harry Belafonte: An international treasure

The long protracted struggle of African-Americans for freedom, justice and equality is recognized as a vital and important part of the global struggle for human dignity and freedom. There are no freedom movements without the contributions, sacrifices and commitments of freedom fighters. For more than seven decades, Harry Belafonte continues to stand tall among social […]

Did the UNCF make a deal with the devil?

Did the UNCF make a deal with the devil?

When the Koch Foundation gave the United Negro College Fund $25 million, it set off a maelstrom of comments in cyberspace and real time.  How dare the UNCF take money from the Koch brothers, some asked. They ought to send it back, said others. One woman told me she would never give to UNCF again […]

PLAY IT SAFE

PLAY IT SAFE

Tips to keep kids safe all summer long From Family Features Summer is a time of playground fun, camping, swimming and other outdoor activities. When kids are outdoors, their sense of adventure and curiosity soars, which can, unfortunately, lead to a higher risk of injuries. In fact, according to the Safe Kids Worldwide organization, each […]

Another win for Black driver

Another win for Black driver

Darrell Wallace Jr. wins second NASCAR  race FROM WIRE REPORTS Darrell “Bubba’’ Wallace Jr. won his second career victory last Saturday in his 29th career start. He raced to his second career NASCAR Camping World Truck victory, holding off German Quiroga at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Ill. Wallace won for the first time at Martinsville (Virginia) […]

DIS makeover could include NFL, college games, concerts

DIS makeover could include NFL, college games, concerts

BY GEORGE DIAZ ORLANDO SENTINEL/MCT Joie Chitwood is a man on the move these days. Catch him if you can. He is calling from Charlotte, N.C., on a Tuesday morning, taking a quick break from updating NASCAR officials on one of the most ambitious projects in the history of the sport: a $400-million makeover on […]

Sam makes history again – signs contract with Rams

Sam makes history again – signs contract with Rams

EURWEB.COM Michael Sam made history when signing his contract as a rookie player with the St. Louis Rams. Sam is already the first openly gay athlete selected in the NFL Draft. The former University of Missouri linebacker is now the first openly gay NFL draftee to sign a contract. His is a $2.65 million, four-year agreement with the Rams. […]

Road to Midtown is getting smoother

Road to Midtown is getting smoother

Paving starting soon on MLK Boulevard; board seeking parks and recreation board to help area kids BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Commissioner Paula Reed announced that the paving of Martin Luther King Boulevard from Orange Avenue to Shady Place soon will be a reality during the Midtown Redevelopment Area Board’s June 10 meeting. Although […]

MAINLAND AND SEABREEZE SR. HIGHS

MAINLAND AND SEABREEZE SR. HIGHS

Back together again after 40 years The African-American graduates of the Classes of 1974 of Mainland Senior and Seabreeze Senior High Schools (as they were then known) had a weekend of activities celebrating the 40th anniversary of their respective graduations. (CHARLES W. CHERRY II/DAYTONA TIMES) Click here to see a page of pictures.

Counseling ministry hosting free family life conference

Counseling ministry hosting free family life conference

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES One to One Family Christian Counseling will be celebrating 17 years of nurturing and ministering to families by hosting a Family Life Conference this week. The conference is June 12-13 at 6:30 p.m. nightly at Greater Friendship Baptist Church, 539 George W. Engram Blvd. The Rev. Anthony P. Church, […]