BLACK DAYTONA BEACH IN THE 1940s

A community at a crossroads: Part 1 Editor’s note: This commentary was originally written in “Midway: Portrait of a Daytona Beach Neighborhood, 1942” (Southeast Museum...

Marching Wildcats among the bands selected for Atlanta showcase

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Students, alumni and fans of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) rocked the vote for an epic lineup of bands...

Community

‘Cornbread’ returns to Midtown center on June 29 Vincent Taylor and “Cornbread’’ will return on Thursday, June 29, to the Midtown Cultural and Educational Center,...

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,...

AKA chapter celebrates 15th anniversary

The Chi Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA) recently celebrated its15th anniversary with an all-white party and dinner at the Halifax...

Ormond Beach reunion a tribute to resident who died too young

BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The sixth annual “I Am Ormond Beach” Reunion will honor local icons, including the city’s African-American hero, Derrick K. Bell, who...

Alumni: It was time for him to go

Citing financial mismanagement, grads had been pushing for the president to resign. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Edison Jackson, Bethune-Cookman University’s sixth president, announced on Tuesday...

Saturday event to help kids with special needs

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES When her 11-year-old son Brenya Smith died five years ago after a battle with trisomy 18 – a rare chromosodal disease...

PBS film explores Black and ‘The Talk’

EURWEB.COM On Monday night, PBS premiered “The Talk: Race in America,” a documentary from director/producer Sam Pollard that examines the conversation that inevitably takes place...

Shepherd to take seat among flock

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church members will receive the final message from Dr. L. Ronald Durham as their pastor on...

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