Black Lives Matter, racial injustice inspire reading lists

BY NARA SCHOENBERG CHICAGO TRIBUNE (TNS) For 21 years, Lisa Shorney’s book club has focused on fiction, but in September they made an exception. They read “Between...

Social issues get blanket coverage at quilt event

BY JESSICA GELT LOS ANGELES TIMES (TNS) LOS ANGELES—She found her inspiration in the overnight violence report sent every morning to her husband, a district leader...

BLACK HISTORY MONTH 2016

Exhibits, videos highlight achievements of African-Americans in Daytona and beyond BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Daytona produces Black History videos In recognition of Black History Month, the City...

Civil rights icon shares wisdom with young activist

BY EDNA KANE-WILLIAMS TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE When Jajuan Chain, a history major at Morehouse College in Atlanta, needed to interview someone for a class assignment,...

Free SAT math prep available at Daytona State

Daytona State College’s Mathematics Department has scheduled six free math-prep sessions to help Flagler and Volusia students feel more confident taking the test. The SAT...

‘Hot Lead, Cold Steel’ and much more

Here’s a look at some of the Black History Month recognitions and events throughout February in Volusia and Flagler counties. Blacks in Civil War exhibit “Hot...

Emmett Till exhibit on display at local church

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF In “Simeon’s Story: An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmett Till,’’ Simeon Wright recounts that he was in Money, Miss.,...

BLACK HISTORY MONTH

By Gregory Clay McClatchy-Tribune News Service Most of us know prominent Black women in Hollywood — from Cicely Tyson to Halle Berry to Kerry Washington. We...

Leaving school job, but not students

Vickie Presley retires after 36 years in Volusia district BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Vickie Presley, area superintendent for Volusia County Schools, retired on Jan. 5 after...

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...

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