Category : Southeast

Southeast / Florida - 4 days ago

What has America learned from the black athlete?

By Louise Moore | Source: NY Daily News Bill Keefe, a racist sportswriter from New Orleans, once said of Jackie Robinson that he was “the most harmful influence the Negro race has suffered in the attempt to give the Negro nationwide recognition in t...

Southeast / Florida - 4 days ago

Pullman Porters

Source: History Just a few years after the Civil War, the Chicago businessman George M. Pullman began hiring thousands of African-American men—including many former slaves—to serve white passengers traveling across the country on his company’s luxur...

Southeast / Florida - 4 days ago

My Heart Matters run/walk set for Feb. 24

The second annual My Heart Matters 5K Run & Walk presented by Halifax Health and University of Florida Health Heart and Vascular Surgery at Halifax Health is 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Feb. 24. Held in recognition of American Heart Month, it is part of...

Southeast / Florida - 4 days ago

Consistent Atlantic Sharks back in the playoffs

BY ANDREAS BUTLERDAYTONA TIMES Steady play has helped the Atlantic Sharks girls’ basketball return to the playoffs for the first time since 2016-17. Atlantic is 16-9 after finishing runner-up in district 7A-5 tournament. The team was also a runner-u...