‘Icon Talks’ event celebrates African-American success

BY VICTORIA JONES SPECIAL TO THE NNPA A mix of successful entrepreneurs, social activists and actors came together for one night during “Icon Talks,” an evening...

Developer sells former home of Emmett Till

Development and property management firm didn’t know the significance of the house in Chicago until it was sold. BY ERICK JOHNSON NNPA NEWS SERVICE It looks like...

Did Black Lives Matter set car on fire?

Organizers of area events doubt anyone locally was involved. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Although a note implicating Black Lives Matter was found next to a firebombed...

Addressing the violence in a peaceful way

Community events are focusing on seeking solutions, understanding BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Recent shootings across the nation have intensified local efforts to address violence. On July 17,...

Residents invited to have coffee with a cop

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Area residents and officers of the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD) will get a chance to sip coffee and chat during...

Partnership helps pregnant women quit smoking

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Nearly three months after its launch, the first Baby & Me Tobacco Free Program in Florida has a full roster. To...

Danger never takes a holiday

Travelers need to be aware of potential perils BY JOHN HAYES PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE In 2015, off East Coast beaches from Virginia to Florida, unwitting tourists...

How to make money on your next road trip

BY JOSH NOEL CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS Marc Gorlin was sitting in his truck in Montgomery, Alabama, needing to get bathroom tile from Birmingham to the Florida...

Why flight attendants conduct seatbelt instructions

BY GEORGE HOBICA AIRFAREWATCHDOG.COM If you fly on a commercial airliner and listen to the safety demo (most people don’t listen, of course), you may wonder...

Celebrity response to police killings is nothing new

BY RONDA RACHA PENRICE URBAN NEWS SERVICE Young people in Dr. Martin Lutner King Jr.’s native Atlanta responded to the recent police killings of Alton Sterling...

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