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Hairstylists discuss weaves, locks with students at Flagler school

Hairstylists discuss weaves, locks with students at Flagler school

Shampoo bowls and styling stations added a unique flair to the portable that was brought in for the cosmetology students. Yet, the setup was neither alien to Cathy Heighter Moore or Latosha Fowler. The two had visited Flagler Technical Institute on the campus of Flagler Palm Coast High School at the hair salon modular. Master stylist Moore, responding to […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

Museum to host Kwanzaa celebration The African American Museum of the Arts will host a free Kwanzaa event titled A Celebration of Family, Community and Culture on Dec. 28 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. A film presentation of the black candle (Unity) will begin at 5 p.m. followed by the Kwanzaa celebration beginning at […]

The Obama –Castro handshake

The Obama –Castro handshake

In the tradition of the Black Church in America, the right hand of fellowship handshake is extended as sign of welcome into the church community. Usually, a handshake between two world leaders at a memorial service is not seen as something controversial or unprecedented. On December 10, however, at the beginning of the memorial service […]

Mandela had help from God

Mandela had help from God

Where do you begin to talk about the greatness of Nelson Mandela?  The world has been blessed with very few of his ilk. You think of courage, defiance, principled and many other descriptions of strength and might.  Yet, it was Mandela’s strong faith that guided him through his journey. Many don’t reflect on this but […]

Where bipartisanship is out of order

Where bipartisanship is out of order

Former Kansas Senator and 1996 Republican presidential candidate Bob Dole was recently presented with an award that is named after him. The World Food Program USA’s first George McGovern and Bob Dole Leadership Award, is named after the Senator and his friend and colleague, Senator George McGovern. The two teamed up in the 1970s to […]

Young Black Republicans who deny their Blackness

Young Black Republicans who deny their Blackness

Last week, Joyce Jones, a columnist for BET.com wrote an article titled, “The Loneliness of the Black Republican: What attracts young African-Americans to the GOP?”  Although the article was off-base on so many points – No I won’t waste my time listing them here – it got me reflecting on this younger generation of Black […]

Four Wildcats named to All-America football team

Four Wildcats named to All-America football team

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES RALEIGH, N.C. – Four Bethune-Cookman University football players have been named to the 2013 Boxtorow All-America football team. Nick Addison, Andrew Edouard, Jarkevis Fields and Alex Monroe each earned postseason honors. Following the third Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Playoff appearance in four years under head coach Brian Jenkins, Bethune-Cookman was announced […]

Lady Wildcat named MEAC’s Defensive Player of the Week

Lady Wildcat named MEAC’s Defensive Player of the Week

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES NORFOLK, Va. – The Bethune-Cookman Lady Wildcats picked up their first weekly conference honoree of the 2013-14 campaign on Monday as officials from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced Kailyn Williams as Defensive Player of the Week. Earning the first weekly award of her career, and first of the season […]

Mayweather, others react  to Broner’s beatdown

Mayweather, others react to Broner’s beatdown

EURWEB.COM Boxer Adrien “The Problem” Broner was defeated Saturday night in San Antonio by Argentina’s Marcos Maidana. Naturally, because Broner, who had never been beaten before, is known for talking a lot of smack, was the object of intense Twitter scrutiny. Yep, everybody had something to say about Broner’s first defeat. But what about his mentor, […]

Incognito agrees to extend his paid suspension

Incognito agrees to extend his paid suspension

BY OMAR KELLY SUN SENTINEL/MCT MIAMI — The Miami Dolphins and Richie Incognito have come to an agreement that will keep the team’s former starting offensive guard on the team’s suspended list for the rest of the season. According to a league source, the Dolphins will continue to pay Incognito, who is at the center […]