Thursday, July 9, 2020

African American Chamber to honor businesses at Jan. 14 event

BLACKNEWS.COM The African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida (AACCCF) will presents its 2017 Eagle Awards on Jan. 14 at Walt Disney World’s Contemporary...

Sorority celebrates 75 years of service to Daytona Beach community

The Gamma Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority marked its 75th anniversary during a gala on Dec. 17. On hand for the sold-out...

John Lewis tells students: ‘Everything is on the line’

Civil rights icon urges Blacks to vote during rally with B-CU students BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES When Bethune-Cookman University students marched to the Daytona Beach City...

Early voting starts March 7 for primary

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES With Super Tuesday now in the books, the race for the Democratic nomination to challenge President Donald Trump in November heats...

Daytona book festival to include screening of short films

COMPILED BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF When the F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival returns next month, one of the authors featured will be filmmaker and director Booker T....

Cloud lifted for residents with a record

Volusians with warrants, legal issues get help, peace of mind during Operation Safe Surrender BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Local authorities have dubbed this year’s Operation Safe...

‘The Dickerson Center and Daytona Beach make presidents’

Clinton visits city as race tightens BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES As the 2016 presidential campaign suddenly tightened up last week with the revelation that the FBI...

Gray-Banks named New Smyrna Beach’s top employee

BY DAYTONA TIMES STAFF Donna Gray-Banks has been named the City of New Smyrna Beach’s employee of the year. Banks, community resource coordinator, is just the...

Daytonans take care of each other in the wake of COVID-19

Daytona Times photojournalist Duane C. Fernandez Sr., was out and about in Daytona Beach. Here are a few photos this week of small local...

Out of the shadows: Overt racism flourishing in South

BY STACY M. BROWN NNPA NEWSWIRE Race relations in the United States, especially in the South, are plagued by troubling examples of the challenges that face...