New Mt. Zion celebrating 116th year during King weekend

BY ASHLEY THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The New Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church will be celebrating its 116th anniversary on Sunday, Jan. 19, and recognizing their new...

Proposed tobacco settlement excludes Black media

By George E. Curry, NNPA Editor-in-Chief: WASHINGTON - The U.S. Justice Department and the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund have reached an agreement with the four major tobacco...

B-CU student dies in motorcycle accident

Bethune-Cookman University issued the following press release today: "The Bethune-Cookman University family is deeply saddened by the loss of one of its students. On Sunday...

Fireworks Over Voting Rights as Leaders Demand Remedy for Court Decision by Hazel Trice...

  As the July 4th Independence Day holiday approached this week, civil rights leaders across the country were focused on honing new strategies to attain the...

Senate Bill Quietly Curtails African Immigration by Jason Margolis

African immigrants rally in front of the White House on April 3 to support keeping the Diversity Visa. Roughly 25,000 Africans come to the...

Supreme Court Decision Reopens Door for Restrictive Voting Laws by Zenitha Prince

One predicted consequence the Supreme Court’s invalidation of a central portion of the Voting Rights Act this week is already manifesting. Voting rights activists had...

There is Strong Statistical Evidence that Politics is Resegregating by David A. Bositis, Ph.D.

  David Bositis  There are demographic changes occurring in the United States that will change politics and public policy and make this country a more humane...

On Race, Supreme Court is Out of Touch

COMMENTARY In its decision Monday on affirmative action, the Supreme Court punted. It reviewed the University of Texas affirmative action program — in which race...

March on Washington Anniversary Organizers Aim for Change

Martin Luther King III, surrounding by fellow civil rights leaders, tells his dream for the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs...

Zimmerman Jury Selected, Testimony Starts This Week

George Zimmerman and Trayvon Martin The trial of George Zimmerman started in earnest this week in Sanford, Fla., where he killed unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin....

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