Film to showcase Thurman’s boyhood in Daytona

FROM STAFF REPORTS A documentary is in the works that highlights the life of Howard Thurman, who became one of the country’s renowned theologians. Thurman...

NAACP focuses on millennials for future growth

BY LAUREN POTEAT NNPA NEWSWIRE As Derrick Johnson assumes the role of interim president of the NAACP, leaders of the nation’s oldest Black civil rights organization...

West African man constantly mistaken for Barack Obama

BLACKNEWS.COM It’s been said that everyone has a twin, and that may just be true. One man, Jose Oliveira, says he can’t leave his house...

War on opioids hurts sickle cell disease patients

BY LEONARD E. COLVIN NEW JOURNAL AND GUIDE/NNPA For the thousands of individuals who suffer from the effects of sickle cell anemia, pain is a common...

The importance of planning for long-term care

FROM FAMILY FEATURES Research suggests that most Americans turning age 65 will need some form of assistance with everyday activities, known as long-term care, as...

Ticket to Work provides job training to disabled

BY NICOLE TIGGEMANN TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE Social Security encourages people to rejoin the workforce when they are able. Ticket to Work is a free and voluntary...

‘He was steady as a rock all the time’

Hobson Bethune succumbs to injuries sustained in accident. BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Retired Marine Hobson Bethune is being remembered this week as a beloved family man,...

The sky’s the limit

Black aerospace organization offering local kids an opportunity to attend its Orlando conference to learn about aviation careers. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES A group of local...

Sharpton to speak at Black Dems’ fundraiser

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF The Rev. Al Sharpton will be the keynote speaker next month for the Volusia County Democratic Black Caucus’ kickoff fundraiser. The caucus...

Black publishers push for report on federal ad spending

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWS WIRE The Government Accountability Office (GAO) is set to begin work on a report detailing advertising spending by federal agencies...

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