Wednesday, September 23, 2020

NAACP leaders reflect on low Black voter turnout

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES The Volusia County Supervisor of Elections Office has reported that 106,739 voters cast ballots during the 2020 primary with voter turnout...

B-CU’S football season under way

They’re back! The players. The cheerleaders. The band. The fans. Bethune-Cookman University’s football season kicked off on Aug. 30 as the Wildcats faced the Florida International...

Black breast cancer survivor leads walk-a-thon

Making Strides event takes place Oct. 31 at Riverfront Park BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES When Valencia Robinson was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2006, she joined...

City seeking community input on MLK road project

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES With construction on Orange Avenue still going on, the City of Daytona Beach is planning another road construction project on a...

Former resident Kenneth Kinsler dies

BY THE DAYTONA TIMES STAFF ORLANDO – Kenneth “Kenny” Kinsler, one of the first Black athletes to desegregate Seabreeze High School’s racially segregated athletic program,...

Taking a personal interest in their city

Daytona residents learn about the inner workings of the municipality during a recent citizens academy. For residents wanting to become more familiar with Daytona Beach’s...

Volusia League of Cities honors city officials, employees

FROM STAFF REPORTS The Volusia League of Cities presented its 2017 Distinguished Service Awards on May 25 at the Sanborn Center in DeLand. The organization promotes...

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...

‘God Belongs in My City’

Daytona Beach clergy, mayor lead prayers during annual event BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF More than 60 people participated in the third annual “God Belongs in My City’’ walk...

Time to hook Black women up

Senator-elect Doug Jones (D-AL) did not have to win his battle against accused sexual molester and Republican candidate Roy Moore in the epic battle...