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B-CU, INROADS partner for corporate development program

B-CU, INROADS partner for corporate development program

FROM STAFF REPORTS Calvin Stafford, 19, always knew he wanted to be an accountant but had no idea how he would get a job in the corporate arena. “I plan to get my CPA, and all of that is great. But I really had no plan on how to get an internship in a Fortune […]

Daddy’s home, but what comes next?

Daddy’s home, but what comes next?

Conference focuses on Black dads and their struggle to reconnect after incarceration BY LA’RISA LYNCH NNPA NEWS SERVICE CHICAGO – Black men locked up in Illinois prisons make up more than half the population and 63 percent of them are fathers with minor children. Wesley Cooke was one of them. He was just a teenager […]

Votran makes schedule changes to accommodate SunRail

Votran makes schedule changes to accommodate SunRail

Votran has made several route and time changes to provide feeder service to the DeBary SunRail station. Four buses will transport riders to and from the SunRail station from 4:15 to 9 a.m. and 3:15 to 8:30 p.m. weekdays. SunRail 30 and 32 will operate using existing Votran bus stops. SunRail 31 and 33 are […]

Flagler students participate in Culinary Arts Competition

Flagler students participate in Culinary Arts Competition

Students participating in the local and national ACT-SO competition rival within the categories of the Sciences, Humanities, Performing Arts, Visual Arts and Entrepreneurship. The Flagler County NAACP, in conjunction with the 2014 Culinary Arts partner Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in Orlando, successfully hosted the first Culinary Arts Competition on April 19. Five […]

Bethune-Cookman grad releases book on Miami corruption

Bethune-Cookman grad releases book on Miami corruption

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Author Thomas Barr has spent over a decade working in government.  Now he taps that experience in the first of a planned series of fiction books that portray Miami’s political, business and entertainment cultures.  The book is entitled “Overlords Karma: Miami’s Urban Chronicles Volume I” and is a biopic of the […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Halifax Urban Ministries collecting food Halifax Urban Ministries (HUM) is accepting nonperishable food through May 30 at any Bank of America, Check On Hold or Volusia County library. HUM will distribute over 500 tons of food in the Feed a Family homeless prevention program. For more information, visit www.halifaxurbanministries.org. Public Safety Coordinating Council to meet […]

Racist NBA owner fouled out

Racist NBA owner fouled out

New NBA Commissioner Adam Silver wants to spend several days “investigating” the clearly racist remarks of LA Clippers owner Donald Sterling. There’s no need to waste a scintilla of another second on this foul-mouth bigot. Escort him to the closest exit and say good bye – for good. Record fines or a long suspension won’t […]

Howard University made right call in honoring P. Diddy

Howard University made right call in honoring P. Diddy

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have had a long tradition of pursuing and encouraging excellence.  Howard University in Washington, D.C. is considered by many to be the flagship of HBCUs. It one of the leading institutions of higher education in United States with a global brand of high achievement and historic contributions to the […]

Snitches get stitches

Snitches get stitches

The saying that has been inculcated in the minds and lives of Blacks across this nation, “Snitches Get Stitches” came to mind as I watched a YouTube video with Yvette Carnell and Paschal Robert discussing Al Sharpton’s role as a New York mob snitch. Ever since the latest, albeit, not really new revelations about Sharpton […]

Rancher Cliven Bundy and ‘The Negro’

Rancher Cliven Bundy and ‘The Negro’

As is typical of blowhards, Cliven Bundy, the conservative movement’s most recently defrocked hero/criminal, opened his mouth once too often. In doing so, the Nevada rancher revealed who he really is behind all the Stars-and-Stripes flag-waving and man-of-the-West rhetoric. The man who has grazed his cattle on federal land for more than two decades but […]