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...

Local Black History Month events include film, festival

FROM STAFF REPORTS Local Black History Month events this week will include a discussion of the Academy Award-nominated “Get Out,’’ lectures on the Diaspora as...

Alumni group stepping up the pressure on B-CU

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Concerned Constituents Committee of Bethune-Cookman University laid out a plan to address B-CU’s finances and reform its leadership during a...

‘Where Do We Go From Here’ in Volusia County

In observance of the 50th anniversary of his death, the Daytona Times 40th anniversary and Black History Month, the Times asked local community leaders...

Daytona State plans poetry slam, Diaspora lecture

Daytona State College will commemorate Black History Month with a variety of activities that include a poetry slam, guest lecture and musical entertainment. The celebration,...

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