Black History Month observances shaping up

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The start of Black History Month is less than a week away and programs to educate area residents on the achievements...

Volusia schools embroiled in testing fiasco

Computer difficulties cause halt at districts around the state BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Standardized testing was set to start across the state on Monday but...

‘Work hard, persevere and serve’

Political strategist encourages grads; Shaq  surprises mom, crowd at B-CU graduation BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Democratic political strategist Donna Brazile challenged 314 Bethune-Cookman University graduates Saturday...

Embry-Riddle to debut program in aerospace physiology

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES This fall, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will launch a unique undergraduate aerospace physiology program in collaboration with Florida Hospital for students...

Fund focuses on developing Black CEOs

Hundreds of students attend recruitment conference in D.C. BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – In an effort to increase the relevancy of historically Black colleges...

Chance the Rapper gives $1 million to Chicago school system

BY MONIQUE GARCIA AND JUAN PEREZ JR. CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Hours after Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner offered two options to provide $215 million to help...

The secrets of tracing African-American genealogy

Host of PBS show has tips on getting around ‘slavery wall’ BY THERESA WALKER ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Kenyatta D. Berry can trace some of her...

Former NFL player raises money to keep students warm

Tweets by linebacker turned teacher brings attention to problems at Baltimore schools BY LAUREN VICTORIA BURKE NNPA NEWSWIRE Thousands of people stepped up to help former NFL...

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.,...

Students in Halifax Health program receive diplomas

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Eight Project SEARCH Volusia County students received their high school diplomas on May 26 during a ceremony held in the...

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