Life as a Black kid during segregated Daytona

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES According to the American Heart Association, cardiovascular diseases claim more lives than all forms of cancer combined. In the U.S....

2014 FLORIDA CLASSIC

A toast to the Wildcats B-CU alumni and friends at Orlando’s Rosen Centre celebrated the university’s latest Florida Classic gridiron victory against archrival Florida A&M...

Political newcomer touts ability over age

Myke Tairu facing Dannette Henry for Zone 5 Daytona commission seat BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES While the nation focuses on the presidential race between Hillary Clinton...

Speedway funding gets green light

Legislators approve bill that allows DIS, others to apply for sales tax breaks BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Public funding will be available to private stadiums...

History is made

Davis becomes first Black female commissioner in DeLand BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Jessica Davis, a career counselor for at-risk teenagers, was sworn in as the...

Campaign under way to recruit more Black and Latino nurses

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWS SERVICE Because of the lack of minorities who serve as registered nurses, the American Heart Association’s “Go Red for Women”...

B-CU students recall unnerving hurricane experience; glad to be back in school

BY GREG LEWIS DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University students returned to classes on Wednesday after being closed because of Hurricane Irma. The university issued a mandatory campus evacuation...

Not one for the record books

The unfinished MEAC/SWAC Challenge will have no negative financial implications for the universities, conferences or ESPN. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES It’s as if the 2016 MEAC/SWAC...

‘A pretty awesome experience’

Black families have rewarding time at Rolex 24 at Daytona BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Action, entertainment and family fun describe the Rolex 24 at Daytona...

Former NFL player tackles diabetes in Daytona Beach

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Kendall Simmons is no longer tackling defensive players on the football field, but he’s tackling a different beast – type...

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