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Delta Sigma Theta to present Miss Jabberwock 2017 on April 22

Delta Sigma Theta to present Miss Jabberwock 2017 on April 22

The Daytona Beach Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority has scheduled its Miss Jabberwock 2017 for 7 p.m. on April 22 at the Mainland High School Performing Arts Center, Daytona Beach. The theme is “Verses & Flow Rhythm and Rhyme: Get Up! It’s Jabberwock Time.’’ Four girls are vying for the title of Little […]

Company surprises Halifax Urban Ministries with 20 boxes of clothes, toiletries

Company surprises Halifax Urban Ministries with 20 boxes of clothes, toiletries

Company surprises Halifax Urban Ministries with 20 boxes of clothes, toiletries BY JAMES HARPER SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Twenty boxes of clothes and toiletries were presented this month to the Halifax Urban Ministries (HUM) from a South Daytona company. Ginny Kent, HUM director of development and community relations, was contacted by CallCore Media last […]

Focus

Focus

Allen Chapel to be site of housing fair A Housing Fair & Financial Wellness Clinic hosted by Mid-Florida Housing Partnership will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 22 at Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church, 580 W. George Engram Blvd., Daytona Beach. The fair will be to assist area residents interested in home ownership. […]

Candy Carson helps to dedicate academy’s new Reading Room

Candy Carson helps to dedicate academy’s new Reading Room

Palm Harbor Academy (PHA) continues to harbor the purpose of excellence through its innovative, enriched education. The quest for excellence formed the framework of the Ben Carson Reading Room, one of over 160 reading rooms established in schools across the country. The Carson Scholars Fund website describes each room to be dedicated to combating illiteracy […]

Halifax Health – Hospice plans events on advance health care planning

Halifax Health – Hospice plans events on advance health care planning

National Healthcare Decisions Day, which aims to help people across the United States understand the value of advance health care planning, will be a weeklong event, taking place April 16-22. In observance, Halifax Health – Hospice is presenting free educational and informational activities for residents throughout Volusia County. “National Healthcare Decisions Day allows organizations such […]

The March unemployment report is mixed news

The March unemployment report is mixed news

Our 45th  president has had no trouble claiming the good employment news reported for January and February of this year. In those jobs reports, released on the first Friday of the month, we saw unemployment rates of 4.8 and 4.7 percent. In both of those months, more than 200,000 jobs were created. Forty-five crowed that […]

Yes, we’re with them!


Yes, we’re with them!


Word origins can shed light on the experiences of a people and explain much of what they’ve endured. Many older African-Americans explain the origin of the term “honkie” as it relates to the activity of White men driving through African-American communities honking the horns of their automobiles in an attempt to solicit sex from ‘willing’ […]

Roger Wilkins’ life story is the story of civil rights

Roger Wilkins’ life story is the story of civil rights

For Roger Wood Wilkins, the civil rights movement was the family business. When Wilkins was born in 1932 in segregated Kansas City, Mo., his uncle Roy Wilkins already was a well-known journalist and activist serving as assistant NAACP secretary, and later would serve as executive director. His mother, Helen J. Claytor, was secretary of interracial […]

Industry insiders say minorities should pursue oil jobs

Industry insiders say minorities should pursue oil jobs

Blacks and Latinos missing out on careers in high-paying industry BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWS WIRE There are great opportunities for African-Americans and Latinos in the oil, natural gas, and petrochemical industries, according to industry insiders, who are calling on minorities to “get in the game.” “IHS Markit projects that there will be nearly […]

New PACs focus on getting more Blacks into politics

New PACs focus on getting more Blacks into politics

BY LAUREN VICTORIA BURKE NNPA NEWS WIRE In the aftermath of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton’s crushing defeat last November, a number of groups were launched to encourage greater political participation among young people, women and minorities. Recently, the Milk River PAC hosted a dialogue on the impact of women in politics that […]