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Flagler’s Native American Festival  is Feb. 27, 28

Flagler’s Native American Festival is Feb. 27, 28

Flagler County is hosting its second annual Native American Festival at Princess Place complete with dancing, weapons demonstrations, wildlife exhibits, encampments and displays. The festival will run Saturday, Feb. 27 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and again on Sunday, Feb. 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is organized by the Flagler […]

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All-male symposium is Monday at B-CU Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity in partnership with Bethune-Cookman’s Male Initiative will host “Anything and Everything That Affects & Effects Males’’ at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 29 at B-CU’s Center for Civic Engagement, 740 W. International Speedway The symposium will be moderated by Dr. Terence Culver and Mike Williams. For […]

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Sunshine House tour set for March 2 The Children’s Home Society of Florida, North Coastal Division, will host a tour of the Sunshine House on Wednesday, March 2, at noon. Sunshine House provides services to siblings and children with special needs within the foster care system. During the tour, guests can: •Check out the newly […]

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Free SAT math prep available at Daytona State For Volusia and Flagler county school students preparing to sit for the SAT exam, Daytona State College’s Mathematics Department has scheduled six free math-prep sessions to help students feel more confident taking the test. The SAT is a globally recognized college admission test accepted by four-year colleges […]

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Coming soon: ‘Carmen Jones’ The 1954 classic movie “Carmen Jones,’’ starring Dorothy Dandridge and Harry Belafonte, will be shown Feb. 23 at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Daytona Beach Library. More information: Call 386-257-6036, ext. 16235. Palm […]

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2016

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2016

Remembering Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune became a world-renowned educator, civil and human rights leader, champion for women and young people, and an advisor to five U.S. presidents. The founder of Bethune-Cookman University is captured in photographs taken on campus in 1943 by legendary photographer Gordon Parks. In the top right photo, […]

Black History Month salutes include recognition for local icon

Black History Month salutes include recognition for local icon

Here’s a look at some of the Black History Month recognitions and events planned throughout February in Volusia and Flagler counties. WESH honors Huger, others WESH 2 News is honoring Black Central Floridians this month who have made significant historical contributions. Daytona Beach’s Dr. James Huger is one of the seven featured. Huger, the city’s […]

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Racing association to show Pryor film Feb. 7 The Motor Racing Heritage Association (MRHA) will show the Richard Pryor film “Greased Lightning’’ at Cinematique at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7 as a fund raiser for its own new film about racing history. The event will end by 4:30. The movie is the life story […]

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Community News

Library showing classic Black films this month At 2 p.m. every Tuesday, Ben Trotter, a library assistant and film school graduate, shows a popular classic movie at the Daytona Beach Regional Library at City Island, 105 E. Magnolia Ave., Daytona Beach. Upcoming movies include “Intruder in the Dust,” Feb. 9, and “Carmen Jones,’’ Feb. 23. […]

Exhibits, festivals in the works for Black History Month

Exhibits, festivals in the works for Black History Month

Here’s a look at some of the Black History Month activities planned throughout February in Volusia and Flagler counties. Black Cowboys exhibit A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of the traveling exhibit: “Florida’s Black Cowboys: Past and Present” is scheduled at 11 a.m. Feb. 1 at Matanzas High School. The exhibit, presented by the Florida […]