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Conference focuses on hip-hop and the Black dollar

Conference focuses on hip-hop and the Black dollar

BY JAMES G. MUHAMMAD NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – The power of hip-hop and the Black economy were the topics of discussion during a press conference at the National Press Club on Oct. 9, a day before the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March. Real Hip Hop Network chairman Atonn Muhammad called for an […]

Dance a ‘sport’ more boys are tackling

Dance a ‘sport’ more boys are tackling

BY VIKKI ORTIZ HEALY CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Ever since he was a little boy, 15-year-old Dakota Jackson said he has entertained his family with handstands, kick-ball-changes and other hip-hop dance moves whenever he hears a beat. So when it came time for the sophomore at Eisenhower High School in south suburban Blue Island in Illinois choose […]

Bikers ride for little ‘heroes’ born with rare diseases

Bikers ride for little ‘heroes’ born with rare diseases

BY MINJAE PARK THE RECORD/TNS GARFIELD, N.J. — Before hundreds of bikers in leather jackets rumbled through the streets of Bergen County in his honor, double amputee Kayden Kinckle, 3, rolled along the Applebee’s parking lot in his battery-powered Tow Mater. “He rides it all the time,” said his mother, Nikki, as his father followed […]

Hundreds in city take their faith to the streets

Hundreds in city take their faith to the streets

‘God Belongs in My City’ movement demonstrates diversity and unity through prayer walks BY PENNY DICKERSON      DAYTONA TIMES In the aftermath of another deadly shooting massacre that fixated the nation on the state of Oregon and the many prayers and vigils for the victims, local residents demonstrated a show of unity through a prayer […]

National business challenge open to local women

National business challenge open to local women

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Bethune-Cookman University has been selected as one of several host sites for the semifinal rounds of a women’s business challenge competition titled “The Innovate HER Challenge.” The national competition allows individuals and small businesses to compete at the national level for cash prizes totaling over $70,000.  The Small Business Administration’s […]

Internationally known poet Julie Patton to share words, artistry at Daytona library

Internationally known poet Julie Patton to share words, artistry at Daytona library

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES New York-based poet Julie Patton owns a lyrical brand of artistry that cannot be described in a vacuum. She is improvisational and both performer and permaculturist.  An award-winning author, Patton also is a seasoned instructor of international acclaim. Fans, followers and poetry enthusiasts can experience her particular brand of poetry […]

Consumer advocate hosting meeting about patient billing

Consumer advocate hosting meeting about patient billing

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Wading into a controversial issue in the health-care industry, the state insurance consumer advocate will bring together key groups Oct. 15 to discuss what is known as “balance billing.” Insurance Consumer Advocate Sha’Ron James on Monday announced the forum, which is expected to include groups such as the Florida Medical […]

Halifax doctor chosen as AAFP fellow

Halifax doctor chosen as AAFP fellow

Halifax Health physician Dr. Karla McNish has been accepted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). The mission of the AAFP is to improve the health of patients, families and communities by serving the needs of members with professionalism and creativity. The Degree of Fellow recognizes AAFP members who have distinguished […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha helps students with school supplies

Alpha Kappa Alpha helps students with school supplies

The Chi Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. revels to have filled 190 chapter-collected backpacks with school supplies for distribution by local organizations throughout Flagler and the surrounding counties. Thirty-one sorors worked feverishly to ensure that students affiliated with these organizations would become recipients of the endeavor. The Rev. Theresa Waters is […]

Average ATM fee nationwide now $4.52

Average ATM fee nationwide now $4.52

BY KIM JANSSEN CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS If you have an unquenchable thirst for beer but your billfold is empty, think twice before using that ATM in the corner of the bar — it might end up costing you more than your drink. Getting your hands on your cash has never been so expensive, according to a […]