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Legendary band Maze featuring Beverly to perform at Peabody

Legendary band Maze featuring Beverly to perform at Peabody

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, amazingly one of the most talented and influential R&B/soul groups to date, will bring The Peabody audience to their feet with an exciting show full of high energy, electricity and amazing music. Beverly and band will come to The Peabody for one show only, Sunday, June […]

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New Smyrna Beach library showing free movies The New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway, will show free movies every Friday in May. They include: •“Exists”: 2 p.m. May 8. Five friends camping in the Texas Big Thicket are terrorized by an evil force seeking murderous revenge. Rated R, 86 minutes. •“Lucy”: 2 […]

‘Let all your life be music’

‘Let all your life be music’

Chorale festival features voices from HBCUs BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES In partnership with the Southeastern African American Chorale (SEAAC) Festival and the Mary McLeod Bethune Cultural Heritage Arts Festival, the Community Performance Series at Bethune-Cookman University presented its last performance of the season on Sunday at the Mary McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center […]

Every high school to receive free copy of ‘Selma’

Every high school to receive free copy of ‘Selma’

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES In celebration of the home entertainment debut of director Ava DuVernay’s i“Selma,” Paramount Home Media Distribution has announced that every high school in the U.S., both public and private, will receive a copy of the DVD free of charge. In addition, teachers can receive free companion study guides to help […]

Jackson kids reportedly getting $8 million a year allowance

Jackson kids reportedly getting $8 million a year allowance

BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM Must be pretty nice, if you’re one of Michael Jackson’s three kids. According to the New York Post, Prince, Paris and Blanket Jackson take home an allowance of $8 million a year. The publication adds that the $8 million is separate from the $1 million-plus Katherine Jackson receives to watch over the kids. Expenses include […]

‘Black Panther Party’ film seeks wider audience

‘Black Panther Party’ film seeks wider audience

BY JAZELLE HUNT NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,’’ the first feature-length film to focus on the origin and downfall of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense is making waves in the film community. It’s been a breakout entry at the Sundance Film Festival, and has already won an […]

‘Out of the Box’ fashion show helps domestic abuse victims

‘Out of the Box’ fashion show helps domestic abuse victims

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The first “Out of the Box’’ fashion show for over 200 locals in the DeLand community was held April 18 at the Chisholm Community Center. Dr. Primrose Cameron of Cameron Enterprises, Alicia Monroe of Deliverance Outreach Ministries as well as Mitzy Caine and Kimeca Caine of Mitzy’s First Impressions […]

Magic and Cookie say their marriage is stronger than ever

Magic and Cookie say their marriage is stronger than ever

EURWEB.COM Magic Johnson’s work schedule may be jam packed with balancing various task, but the former NBA all-star admits that his marriage is stronger than ever with no sign of the professional interfering with the personal. In a recent issue of Ebony, Johnson and his wife, Cookie, addressed topics ranging from Donald Sterling to wealth […]

‘Selma’ a bridge between past and present

‘Selma’ a bridge between past and present

First major motion picture with MLK as center of story debuts on Jan. 9 BY JENNIFER BRETT ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION (TNS) The day the Ferguson grand jury’s decision was announced, actor David Oyelowo was in Atlanta to discuss his portrayal of and a spasm of violence that gave way to more peaceful demonstrations around the country […]

‘I am an activist who became an artist’

‘I am an activist who became an artist’

Harry Belafonte discusses activism, how he ended up in show business BY SUSAN KING LOS ANGELES TIMES (MCT) When Harry Belafonte appeared in mob-controlled Las Vegas in the 1950s at the Thunderbird Hotel, he decided to challenge the racist system that prevented African-American performers from staying at hotels on the Strip. “I walked into the […]

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