Daytona to stop asking about criminal convictions

City announces plan to ban checkbox from job applications BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Daytona Beach joined a growing number of cities around the country this week...

Professor’s new book examines Dr. Bethune’s activism in Florida

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The contributions of Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune will be given literary homage in a new book by Dr. Ashley Robertson, curator,...

Say a prayer for Leah

Cincinnati Bengals defensive lineman Devon Still is seeking prayers for his 5-year-old daughter, Leah, who has been battling cancer for a year. The girl...

‘PURSUING LIBERTY IN THE FACE OF INJUSTICE’

That was the theme of the Volusia County-NAACP’s 42nd Annual Freedom Fund and Awards Banquet held May 30 at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront...

Sorority honors ‘professor, mentor, sister’

Dr. Cleo Higgins, longtime educator at Bethune-Cookman, honored at gala BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF For more than 40 years, Dr. Cleo S. Higgins was an esteemed...

‘Forms of Freedom’ at Golden center

Exhibit will be on display through Aug. 28 SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Artists and artist appreciators came together on May 22 to honor freedom and...

B-CU is named third best HBCU in country

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF College Choice, a publication that helps students select the best educational choices based on their needs, desires and future plans,...

US students learn about Cuba by being there

Students from America experience change during semester at Arcadia University in Havana BY MICHAEL MATZA PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER/TNS HAVANA — Crossing the campus of Cuba’s premier university, Janelle...

Community News

County and Speedway partner for 2016 Daytona Beach Half Marathon SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Volusia County Government and the Daytona International Speedway have partnered to...

Move underway to curb growth of charter schools in Black communities

BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON – Parents, students and advocates for strong neighborhood schools continue to pressure civic leaders to end the expansion of...

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