BETHUNE-COOKMAN PRESIDENT RETIRES

The Daytona Times has learned that Bethune-Cookman University President Dr. Edison O. Jackson will retire. It is unclear whether the retirement is voluntary or...

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College presidents are still mostly White and male

BY BILL SCHACKNER PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE PITTSBURGH – How White and male is the college presidency in America these days? Pretty White and male, but 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”...

Trump administration takes on Obama’s education law

Neither Trump nor DeVos can make any changes to the Common Core State Standards because states, local officials and community stakeholders developed those standards. BY...

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...

Florida NAACP calls for B-CU president, board chair to resign

FROM STAFF REPORTS The NAACP Florida State Conference is calling on Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) President Dr. Edison Jackson and Board Chairman Dr. Joe Petrock to...

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...

Teen gets accepted at all eight Ivy League schools

BY BREANNA EDWARDS THEROOT.COM Black girl magic strikes again, and this time our shining star is a New Jersey high school student who just did a...

Dad explains why he trolled his son at NBA game

BY YESHA CALLAHAN THEROOT.COM A St. Louis dad, who only wants to be known as “Tommy,” went viral recently after trolling his son at an NBA...

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