Bill to replace general with Bethune passes in Florida House

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The Florida House of Representatives passed SB 472, a bill that formally request the Joint Committee on the Library of...

History at the Speedway: Black finishes second

BY MATT MURSCHEL ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS Darrell Wallace Jr. buried his face in a towel as wave after wave of emotions overcame the young NASCAR driver. Moments earlier,...

Family, B-CU remembers Bethune patriarch

Albert Bethune Jr., grandson of the university’s founder, will be laid to rest on Saturday BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Albert McLeod Bethune Jr. was an...

Tips for breaking into oil and natural gas industry

BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWSWIRE As industry insiders tout the growing opportunities for Blacks and other minorities in the oil and natural gas sector, breaking into...

Female tire changer makes history at Speedway

BY KAYLA O’BRIEN ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS When Brehanna Daniels walked onto pit road at the Daytona International Speedway on Saturday afternoon she was also taking another step...

NNPA Foundation chair touts virtues of Black Press

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE The irony of a recent San Francisco Board of Supervisors decision to appoint Mark Farrell, a White venture capitalist, as...

Former Klansman finds forgiveness at Black church

BY JASON NARK PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS A giant of a man sat quietly on a folding chair by the door of a soup kitchen, trying to go...

Business district part of DeLand’s rich Black heritage

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Here are some of the Black History Month events coming up in Volusia and Flagler counties. The West Volusia Historical Society will...

Engineer and diver shares history with ERAU students

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) got a rare treat on Monday. Erik Denson, a NASA electric engineer, accomplished underwater...

WPUL-AM 1590, ‘No. 2’ return to the airwaves

Station on the air; Cherry II to restart program BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF After testing and stabilizing its broadcast signal, WPUL-AM 1590, Volusia County’s only...

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