NNPA receives $1.5 million Gates grant for education campaign

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), a network of 211 Black-owned media companies, has received a $1.5 million grant from...

New museum tells story of Black history and America

Building will include variety of artifacts – from iconic family treasures to Black Lives Matter paraphernalia BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS WIRE When the National Museum of...

New Campbell principal has ‘plan of action’ to boost scores

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES When school reopens after the holiday break, there will be a new principal at Campbell Middle in Daytona Beach. Dr. Jerry L....

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...

THEY’RE READY

Members of B-CU’s marching band share how proud they are to be a part of ‘The Pride.’ BY GREG LEWIS DAYTONA TIMES It’s 8 p.m. on a...

HBCU students ‘Discover the Unexpected’ with Black Press

BY NONI MARSHALL AND ALEXA IMANI SPENCER NNPA NEWS SERVICE The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) kicked off the second year of the “Discover The Unexpected”...

FUTURES Foundation names top first-year teachers in Volusia County

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES FUTURES Foundation for Volusia County Schools announced its 2016 First Year Teacher Award recipients during its annual recognition event April...

‘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...

Desegregation linked to closing achievement gap

BY JAZELLE HUNT NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — Year after year in measure after measure, Black, Latino, and Native American students trail their White peers...

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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