Friday, April 23, 2021

Muslims mark Ramadan amid virus surge and new restrictions

BY AMR NABIL AND NINIEK KARMINI ASSOCIATED PRESS MECCA, Saudi Arabia — Muslims in many parts of the world marked the start of Ramadan on...

The Nation of Islam

OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON THE U.S. CAPITOL ASSAULT In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent the Merciful. Brothers and Sisters of the Black Community, members of the...

Master’s Domain to host community event on Sunday

Seven Words from the King, Inc., will host a community event at 3 p.m. March 21 at Master’s Domain Church of God in Christ,...

Pastor of Tampa church that held two large Sunday services arrested

BY TONY MARRERO TAMPA BAY TIMES/TNS The pastor of a Tampa megachurch who held two services on Sunday for scores of worshippers was arrested Monday for...

West Volusia NAACP draws 500-plus to 29th banquet

PHOTOS BY CHARLES W. CHERRY II Deltona District 3 City Commissioner Maritza Avila-Vazquez, banquet speaker Hubert Grimes, Deltona City Manager Jane...

Flagler board votes to shut down The Sheltering Tree

The Sheltering Tree, Flagler County’s only cold weather shelter, was shut down by Bunnell’s zoning board on...

Daphne Cooper returns to AACS for June 7 show

COURTESY OF A DANTE PRODUCTION Daphne Cooper brings her sultry, witty, crowd-pleasing lines and comedic persona.

Naomi McLaurin, 102, remembered as great cook, encourager

Naomi Tinnin McLaurin died on April 30 at age 102. The Rev. Edwin...

Dancers from Mexico showcase talent, culture at local event

PHOTOS BY JEROLINE D. MCCARTHY Members of the Instituto Campechano’s Ballet Folklorico developed a diverse, cultural amalgamation of Spanish, Indian, French,...

Family and friends celebrate life of James W. Allen

Spurred on by a trip to New York, James W. Allen became aware of the opportunities the...