Coretta Scott King memoir to be released in January

TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE Toward the end of her life, Coretta Scott King, commissioned the Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds to writer her memoir. The wife of...

Director reflects on Baldwin’s eloquence, impact

BY LAUREN VICTORIA BURKE NNPA NEWSWIRE On the first day of Black History Month, the National Museum of African American History and Culture premiered the Oscar-nominated...

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...

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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...

Students of color now match White school enrollment

BY JAZELLE HUNT NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – As the nation’s families head back to school, they may notice that for the first time, elementary and...

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,...

‘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...

Film series continues at college

Daytona State College is continuing its film series of rare African-American filmmakers. They are being shown in the Southeast Museum of Photography Madorsky Theater,...

Retired firefighter wants to encourage children through book

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Anthony “Tony’’ Thompson is a retired firefighter who spent 21 years with the Daytona Beach Fire Department. He also worked with...

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