Black women mobilizing for 2016 election

BY JAZELLE HUNT NNPA NEWS SERVICE As the 2016 election cycle ramps up, Essence magazine and the Black Women’s Roundtable have teamed up to mobilize and...

Commissioner Henry opens account to seek Taylor’s House seat

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Daytona Beach Commissioner Patrick Henry has opened a campaign account to try to succeed Rep. Dwayne Taylor in the Florida House...

American veterans deserve better treatment

My mentor, the late Arthur A. Fletcher, said this: “If your life becomes so miserable that you want to commit suicide, just check into...

Taylor’s run for chair may lead to historic council

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Florida State Rep. Dwayne Taylor has filed with the Volusia Department of Elections to run for Volusia County chair in...

Campaign money flowing in for special legislative elections

BY JIM SAUNDERS THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – When St. Augustine Republican John Thrasher left the Senate last month to become president of Florida...

Candidates file paperwork for Thrasher’s seat

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA John Thrasher’s departure this month from the Florida Senate has caused candidates to line up to run in special elections...

History is made

Davis becomes first Black female commissioner in DeLand BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES Jessica Davis, a career counselor for at-risk teenagers, was sworn in as the...

Strong finish for Black candidates

Local incumbents Cusack, Henry, Taylor hold on to their seats BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES The city, county and state held onto their Black representatives in...

Social media fuels ‘messy’ campaigns

BY ASHLEY D. THOMAS DAYTONA TIMES “Messy, messy, messy.’’ That’s how one Volusia County voter described the recent election campaigns. “It was pretty bad,” Samantha Mason told...

Latinos also feeling unappreciated by Democrats

BY CHRIS ADAMS MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU WASHINGTON — Latinos nationwide remain firmly in the Democratic camp, but a good chunk of them say the party they...

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