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SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA TIMES The brothers of the Daytona Beach Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity busied themselves with various activities during Black History Month with an emphasis on the area’s youth. The events included a father-daughter dance and a tour. Nearly 100 father and daughter couples filed into the cafeteria at Palm […]

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Learn about local history and listen to or share your family’s stories of DeLand’s first hospital for people of color at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 at Bill Dreggors Park, 230 N. Stone St. The event will include a tour of new exhibits developed by volunteers from West Volusia Historical Society and the West Volusia alumnae […]

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BY DAYTONA TIMES STAF Dr. James E. Huger, a community and civil rights icon, who died on Oct. 14, 2016 at age 101 was inducted posthumously into the Florida Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity’s Hall of Fame this month. Huger was one of seven fraternity members inducted into the Florida Federation of Alpha Chapters’ inaugural Hall […]

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The Chi Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority (AKA) recently celebrated its15th anniversary with an all-white party and dinner at the Halifax Plantation Golf Club in Ormond Beach. More than 225 guests joined members to commemorate the occasion. The chapter, serving Flagler, Putnam and St. Johns counties, was chartered on July 3, 2002. […]

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BY LAUREN VICTORIA BURKE NNPA NEWSWIRE A day after Taylor Dumpson, who is an African-American woman, was elected to be student body president at American University, nooses and bananas (some with the words “AKA Free” on them) were found hanging in various places on the American University campus. Dumpson is a member of the historically Black […]

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During Women’s History Month each year, the Palm Coast/Flagler County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority’s Delta GEMS/Delta Academy Programs embark on a career tour. The March tour is to the job sites of successful professional African-American women. This year, the tour included the Flagler County School’s African American Mentoring Program for girls, Imagine […]

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Members of the Chi Delta Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority recently hosted a private viewing party of the movie “Hidden Figures” at the Epic Theatre of Palm Coast for students in the Flagler County Schools African American Mentoring Program, A-Game Camp and ASCEND Network. The film stressed the contributions and significance of women […]

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The members of the Gamma Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority recently donated backpacks recently to the Rising Stars Learning Center in Daytona Beach. Sorority members filled the backpacks with school supplies, socks and gloves. Sorority members Barbara Gamble, Shelia Payne and Eyvette Presley passed out the bags. Roslyn Smith, far right, is […]

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Sorority seeks candidates for Men of Tomorrow program The Gamma Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority is looking for candidates for its biennial Men of Tomorrow program that celebrates the African-American male by introducing 11th and 12th grade young men to various cultural, educational and social experiences. The sorority will conduct an orientation […]