Tuesday, April 7, 2020

DIRECTOR JOHN SINGLETON DIES AT AGE 51

At age 24, Singleton became the first Black director nominated for an Oscar and the Academy Award’s youngest Best Director...

Jacksonville choir to perform at church event

The Ritz Voices of Jacksonville, a community choir, will perform on Sunday, April 28, at United Presbyterian...

Disney banning smoking, vaping at theme parks

GARY CORONADO/LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Smokers will be allowed to light up outside of the entrance to the theme parks.

Cultural Society introduces Flagler audience to ‘Maestra’

PHOTO BY JEROLINE D. MCCARTHY/DAYTONA TIMES Alberto Jones and filmmaker Catherine Murphy are shown at the screening of “Maestra,” presented recently...

#OscarsSoWhite beginning to yield change

The latest Academy Awards ceremony marked a paradigm shift for an industry that has struggled with diversity....

Actress to speak at FAMU alumni gala in Daytona

Angela Robinson The Volusia County Alumni Chapter of the Florida A&M University/National Alumni Association will host its sixth...

Respect Us gains a supporter! 

I worked really hard to elect Barack Obama. Friends joked that I was supporting him before Michelle...

78th Bike Week starts March 8

Daytona Bike Week officially kicks off on March 8 and runs through March 17. This year marks...

Cinematique plans special screening of ‘Moonlight’

Cafe Cinematique International will celebrate Black History Month by hosting a special screening of of the 2018 Best Picture Oscar winner along...

Good roles few after McDaniel’s Oscar win

BLACK HISTORY MONTH MOMENT Hattie McDaniel, right, starred with Vivien Leigh in “Gone with the Wind.’’ Though...