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SURFSIDE, Fla. – Search crews working through harsh weather have recovered one more victim from the rubble of Surfside condo collapse, authori…

‘I’m honored to be here standing on your shoulders. Your brave efforts and hard work paved the way for me to be here and I really appreciate you guys. I appreciate the whole community coming out to greet me.’ -Alicia Shepard First Black Daytona Beach firefighter inspires community BY KARSCEAL TURNER SPECIAL TO THE DAYTONA […]

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Senator-elect Doug Jones (D-AL) did not have to win his battle against accused sexual molester and Republican candidate Roy Moore in the epic battle in Alabama on December 12. He won because young people, some White women (most of them voted for Moore), and an amazing effort from Alabama’s African-Americans put him over the top. […]

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BY LAUREN POTEAT NNPA NEWSWIRE As Derrick Johnson assumes the role of interim president of the NAACP, leaders of the nation’s oldest Black civil rights organization say that young people must come first. Youth-led civil rights groups like Color of Change, Black Youth Project 100 and Dream Defenders have effectively used technology and social media […]

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A Daytona Beach Zone 5 clean up project with Commissioner Dannette Henry, who represents the area, was held April 22. Residents of all ages joined the effort to spruce up their neighborhoods. The group started out at the Yvonne Scarlett Golden Cultural & Educational Center. A curbside collection of appliances, cars, furnishings also was available […]

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The interagency report released this week by U. S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, “Advancing Diversity in Law Enforcement” is a welcome tool that examines those key barriers as well as promising practices in the recruitment, hiring and retention of law enforcement candidates that can advance much-needed diversity in our […]

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Black Minds Matter concert is Oct. 31 at Allen Chapel Black Minds Matter is a grassroots initiative designed to prepare 21st century African-American youth leaders in the areas of art, education and political activism. Through engagement in cultural events, speaker presentations and the Black Minds Matter Concert Series (with an emphasis on gospel, blues and jazz,) the […]