Atlantic High, Ormond Beach Middle teams win Black History Brain Bowl

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES High school students representing Atlantic High School in Port Orange and a team of students from Ormond Beach Middle School...

Salute to Dr. Seuss

The birthday of Dr. Seuss (Theodor Seuss Geisel) was celebrated on March 2 at Turie T. Elementary School as part of Read Across America...

Bank distributes Financial Literacy Grants through FUTURES Foundation

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES SunTrust Bank recently awarded $16,780 in Financial Literacy Grants to seven school projects across Volusia County which combine entrepreneurism and financial...

Symposium to focus on student engagement

SPECIAL TO THE TIMES Two leading experts on promoting student engagement and success inside and outside the halls of higher education will speak at Daytona...

From Civil War to Civil Rights

Frank Smith’s life has been about activism, honor and service. BY AVIS THOMAS-LESTER URBAN NEWS SERVICE Frank Smith, Jr. emerged from a Mississippi jail and learned that...

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...

Midway in spotlight as month comes to close

Longtime resident’s project highlights once-thriving Black community BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Percy Williamson’s project highlighting Daytona Beach’s historically Black Midway comes to fruition Sunday night. “Beyond...

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...

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