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Ministry giving away food, shoes

Ministry giving away food, shoes

BY ASHLEY THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The youth group at Tomoka Christian Church is donating 1,000 pairs of shoes to those who attend the Unity in the Community event on Sunday at Masonova Plaza. The shoes are for anyone who is in need, from children to adults. Pastors John and Lisa Polite along with Ministries for […]

BRIEFS

BRIEFS

MLK scholarship application extended The MLK and Trayvon Martin scholarship application deadline has been extended to Dec. 20 for high school seniors. Students can pick up applications from their high school guidance counselor or visit the website at www.mlkdaytonabeach.org ••• Christmas cantata at New St. James The seniors at New St. James Missionary Baptist Church […]

The taxman cometh

The taxman cometh

When the taxman cometh, Black dollars “goeth.” Where will they goeth? Down a myriad of paths in pursuit of new items such as furniture, cars, clothing, and other niceties. But first, unless you do your own tax return or get it done for free by someone, Black dollars goeth to tax preparation firms, the vast […]

Booker deserves a presidential honor

Booker deserves a presidential honor

At the White House, President Barack Obama recently awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 16 luminary recipients. Along with the Congressional Gold Medal, the Presidential Medal of Freedom is considered the highest civilian award in the United States. The award recognizes those individuals who have made “an especially meritorious contribution to the security or […]

Notes from the Dominican Republic

Notes from the Dominican Republic

The weather was perfect.  The facilities were clean and professionally run.  All participants wore smiles and had no complaints. Such was Punta Cana, Dominican Republic in the heart of the Caribbean Ocean.  It was the venue of our 2nd PanAfrican Entrepreneurs Conference, an international extension of the National Black Chamber of Commerce (NBCC).  Last year’s […]

RNC Twitter ‘mistake’ wasn’t a mistake

RNC Twitter ‘mistake’ wasn’t a mistake

The Republican Party’s inability to prevent some of its elected officials and party operatives alike from making racist and sexist remarks and tamp down others’ penchant for cringe-worthy gaffes along those lines necessitates a slight revising of that old saying:  It’s always like déjà vu all over again. Last week, it was – actually for […]

2013 Top Toys

2013 Top Toys

To find the very best toys of the year,  Family Fun magazine recruited dozens of families to test more than 300 playthings. Based on their feedback, here are the top 10 winners. Play on! Click here to play!!

Wildcats football team named 2013 HBCU champs

Wildcats football team named 2013 HBCU champs

Bethune-Cookman University has been named the Boxtorow 2013 HBCU Football National Champions, giving the Wildcats their first HBCU national title since 2010. It is the team’s second Boxtorow national title in the history of the media poll. After compiling a 10-3 overall record, and a 7-1 mark in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) play, B-CU received […]

Further look at exploitation of Black athletes

Further look at exploitation of Black athletes

Sports agent outlines plan to achieve success BY EVERETT L. GLENN SPECIAL TO NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – A description of Rice University’s stand-alone major in sports management describes the enormity of the sports business:  “Experts conservatively estimate the sport industry at $500 billion a year making it one of the top 10 industries in […]

UK bans Tyson because of ’92 rape conviction

UK bans Tyson because of ’92 rape conviction

EURWEB.COM Former boxing champion Mike Tyson has been forced to cancel a number of press events in London after U.K. immigration officials banned him from entering the country due to his 1992 rape conviction. The new Broadway star was due to promote his autobiography “Undisputed Truth’’ in the city this week, but a change in […]