Thursday, May 28, 2020

Chance the Rapper gives $1 million to Chicago school system

BY MONIQUE GARCIA AND JUAN PEREZ JR. CHICAGO TRIBUNE/TNS SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – Hours after Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner offered two options to provide $215 million to help...

Campbell middle students inducted into honor society

Members of the Campbell Middle School Spartan Chapter recently were inducted into the National Junior Honor Society. The annual induction ceremony was held on Feb....

Celebrating Women all year long

By Wendy Zang, McClatchy-Tribune It wasn’t until 1987 that Congress declared March Women’s History Month, in celebration of women’s contributions and achievements.  The month was...

‘Push forward and activate’

NASCAR driver Jesse Iwuji gives pep talk to kids at Dickerson Center BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES One of the country’s few Black professional racecar drivers spent...

Black Press played vital role in ‘Hidden Figures’

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWS WIRE In her book, “Hidden Figures,” author Margot Lee Shetterly pays homage to the African-American women who worked as human...

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...

How to develop character in young children

FROM FAMILY FEATURES In a typical day, it’s possible for children to spend more time engaging with technology than interacting with their peers face to...

LANDMARKS & LEGACY

Buildings and parks in Daytona Beach are named after some of the city’s most influential residents. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES As the country reflects this month...

Unanimous support for Embry-Riddle’s new president

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Board of Trustees has named Dr. P. Barry Butler, executive vice president and provost at the University of Iowa, as its...

Breaking barriers

Barack Obama was the first African-American president of the United States. Click here for look at other firsts for American Blacks in politics and law.