Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Hukill to miss remainder of state legislative session

THE NEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA Senate Education Chairwoman Dorothy Hukill will not return before the end of the regular legislative session as she undergoes another...

Fatalities, new report put blemish on Bike Week

FROM STAFF AND WIRE REPORTS Bike Week 2017 continues through this weekend with hundreds of thousands of bikers participating in events just for them throughout...

Local task force to address legal issues of homeless

BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES A new task force has been created to provide legal and law enforcement input regarding the operations of the First Step...

Scientists fear hurricane forecasts will suffer under Trump administration

BY JENNY STALETOVICH MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI – A growing chorus of scientists is raising the alarm over reports of Trump administration budgets cuts that would affect...

A bigger and better Bike Week?

Organizers of event in Black community hoping to bring in more vendors and boost economy BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Bike Week 2017 rolls into town this...

A lesson in Florida’s Black heritage

B-CU students and local senior citizens spend a day exploring African-American history on the east coast. FROM STAFF REPORTS To celebrate the close of Black History...

Diversity pioneer Dr. Valarie King dies at 70

WINTER SPRINGS – Former Daytona Beach resident Dr. Valarie Greene King, a pioneer in educational and workplace diversity that has become standard operating procedure...

Baldwin film sparks local dialogue

The Cinematique Theater in Daytona Beach is showing the Academy Award-nominated film “I Am Not Your Negro,’’ about the renowned author James Baldwin, through...

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...

HBCU leaders get face time with Trump

B-CU’s Jackson was among the presidents who met Monday with Trump, who pledged support to the Black institutions. BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES Dr. Edison Jackson, Bethune-Cookman...