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PHOTOS BY DUANE C. FERNANDEZ SR./HARDNOTTSPHOTOGRAPHY.COM The African American Museum of the Arts in DeLand presented its annual Kwanzaa celebration on Dec. 28. The guest speaker was Sean King, vice president of the West Volusia NAACP.  The free event focused on the purpose, principles and history of Kwanzaa. It featured food, music and traditions associated […]

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BY LYNN O’ROURKE HAYS FAMILY TRAVEL.COM/TNS Embark on a journey of discovery and understanding when you and your family visit the destinations and landmarks that play a part in the American civil rights story Here are five to consider. Rosa Parks Museum “In 1955, when I was arrested … I had no way of knowing […]

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BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES While many are still preparing for Christmas and finishing up their holiday shopping, some local organizations already have their minds on Kwanzaa. Local Kwanzaa celebrations will take place in Palm Coast, New Smyrna Beach and DeLand. Organizers say the holiday – which celebrates family, community and culture – is as […]

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BY ANDREAS BUTLER DAYTONA TIMES While many are still preparing for Christmas and finishing up their holiday shopping, some local organizations already have their minds on Kwanzaa. Local Kwanzaa celebrations will take place in Palm Coast, New Smyrna Beach and DeLand. Organizers say the holiday – which celebrates family, community and culture – is as […]

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Museum wraps up summer camp The African American Museum in DeLand’s summer camp started June 12 and ends this week. During their time at the museum run by director Mary Allen, the students were busy creating their own works of art. They also learned about local and national history during their time at the museum, […]