Black candidates discuss platforms, pick up checks

Collins brings donors, contenders together BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF On Tuesday, three African-American candidates for political office spoke with a small room full of financial...

Data mining company allegedly used Facebook to distort users’ reality

BY TRACEY LIEN LOS ANGELES TIMES /TNS SAN FRANCISCO – Many Facebook users rely on the social network to figure out what’s going on in the...

Tight election results show importance of voting

“Eight days after Bloody Sunday, President Lyndon Johnson spoke to a joint session of the Congress and made one of the most meaningful speeches...

Home-grown reactionaries are greatest threat to elections

This month, we once again gathered in Selma, Ala., to commemorate “Bloody Sunday,” the March 7, 1965 march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge that...

What we’ve lost, learned in one year of Trump

The year leading up to his 2017 inauguration, as the Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump espoused senseless, baseless and ultimately empty assertions about the...

Political action, infinite hope must outweigh anti-democratic forces

Anti-democratic forces have penetrated American politics, and those forces have the potential to breed widespread hopelessness and political apathy.  For example, gerrymandering – the partisan...

Trump’s infidelity is personal and presidential

Not surprisingly, one of the latest revelations about No. 45 is the report that in 2016, his lawyer Michael Cohen paid adult film star...

Poor People’s Campaign exhibit opens at African-American museum

SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture NMAAHC) is commemorating the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther...

‘He took a bullet for all of us’

James reflects on MLK, continues vocal opposition to president BY MARLA RIDENOUR AKRON BEACON JOURNAL/TNS INDEPENDENCE, OHIO — LeBron James used Martin Luther King Day Monday to...

My thoughts on the New Year lull

Certain characteristics are common to all living organisms. The shared need for rest pops into mind. Whether we label it rest, sleep, hibernation or...

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