Looking ahead to MLK Day 2018

Cities, county working on joint King weekend events The first year the federal Martin Luther King Jr. holiday was observed was Jan. 20, 1986. Around...

Don’t spend it all at the mall

Local businesses are hoping the national #BuyBlack campaign catches on here this holiday season. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES A #BuyBlack campaign seems to be catching on...

10 ways to pay off student loans in a year

BY KYLE WINKFIELD GOBANKINGRATES.COM/TNS So you’re out of college, drowning in debt and probably wondering, “Was it really worth it?” Whether it was or wasn’t is probably...

Coalition of minorities puts confidence in Trump

BY FREDDIE ALLEN NNPA NEWS SERVICE Last month, the National Diversity Coalition for Donald Trump met with Republican National Convention (RNC) leaders at the RNC headquarters...

‘Ghostbusters’ star barraged with racist and abusive tweets

BY AMY KAUFMAN LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS In the months leading up to the release of the “Ghostbusters” reboot, the film’s female stars have been the targets...

Flagler chair, other women attend D.C. conference on domestic violence

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES Flagler County Commission Chair Barbara Revels was in Washington, D.C., last week attending a conference and training conducted by End...

‘Let all your life be music’

Chorale festival features voices from HBCUs BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES In partnership with the Southeastern African American Chorale (SEAAC) Festival and the Mary McLeod Bethune...

AKA president, lawmakers condemn racist act at D.C. university

BY LAUREN VICTORIA BURKE NNPA NEWSWIRE A day after Taylor Dumpson, who is an African-American woman, was elected to be student body president at American University, nooses...

‘They welcome everyone’

Local Muslims provide entertainment, education at annual community event BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The local Muslim community got together with the Greater Daytona community last Saturday...

Could it happen here? Local forum focuses on civil unrest

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES More than 50 people attended a forum titled “Civil Unrest Forum: Charlottesville, A Call to Action, What Would You Do If...

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