Monday, July 13, 2020

Free tests available on Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) in Volusia County will offer free rapid HIV tests from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 7...

Know your roots

Black History Month festivals and lectures scheduled locally BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES There are a variety of events scheduled for residents eager to celebrate Black History Month....

Confederate flag will fly at Speedway

DIS to offer flag swap at weekend races BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Last week, NASCAR Chairman Bill France announced that the Confederate flag would be banned...

Supreme Court Decision Reopens Door for Restrictive Voting Laws by Zenitha Prince

One predicted consequence the Supreme Court’s invalidation of a central portion of the Voting Rights Act this week is already manifesting. Voting rights activists had...

Stetson delves again into poverty and homelessness

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Homelessness and poverty are major issues locally as well as in the U.S. Stetson University will be addressing the issues next month...

Free summit to tackle health issues affecting Black men

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES An upcoming event is geared toward helping men get serious about their health. However, organizers say it will be much more...

‘A GOOD FIRST STEP’ FOR B-CU

Alumni and students weigh in on the hiring of Dr. Brent Chrite as the next university president.

Earnhardt Jr. breaks with NASCAR; supports peaceful protests

BY GEORGE DIAZ ORLANDO SENTINEL/TNS NASCAR dare fire Dale Earnhardt Jr.? NASCAR’s favorite son didn’t double-dare NASCAR officials to do so, but he certainly went against the...

The hits just kept on coming

Legendary group Maze entertains crowd at Peabody   The legendary band Maze featuring Frankie Beverly showed why they’re still one of the hottest groups around on...

Holly Hill officers to read 
to preschoolers as part 
of literacy program

Each month, four Holly Hill police officers will visit assigned early learning programs in Holly Hill to read stories to children ages 3 to...