Category : Southeast

Southeast / Florida - 9 months ago

Daytona State plans poetry slam, Diaspora lecture

Daytona State College will commemorate Black History Month with a variety of activities that include a poetry slam, guest lecture and musical entertainment. The celebration, sponsored by the college’s Office of Co-curricular Activities, kicks off on...

Southeast / Florida - 9 months ago

Florida Senate backs Bethune statue for US Capitol

Dr. Mary McLeod BethuneBY JIM TURNERNEWS SERVICE OF FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – A statue of civil-rights leader Mary McLeod Bethune is halfway to its supporters’ goal of replacing the likeness of a Confederate general as a representative of Florida in the...

Southeast / Florida - 9 months ago

B-CU alumni to rally about crisis

The Concerned Constituents for Bethune-Cookman University, a group primarily made up of alumni, will host a Rally to Save B-CU at noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at Stewart Memorial United Methodist Church, 317 Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard Jr....

Southeast / Florida - 9 months ago

‘MISLED AND LIED TO’

B-CU/MLK Lofts deal gone bad irks alumni, Midtown residents BY ANDREAS BUTLERDAYTONA TIMES This area along South Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard is the site where a high-rise apartment complex was supposed to be built for B-CU students. DUANE...

Southeast / Virginia - 9 months ago

IT-training company wins capital prize

ITProTV won the top prize at the 2018 Florida Venture Capital Conference. Staff report A Gainesville-based IT-training company won the top prize at the 2018 Florida Venture Capital Conference, the conference announced Thursday. ITProTV, which offers...

Southeast / Virginia - 9 months ago

Drury Inn and Suites opens near I-75

Daniel Smithson @DanielTSmithson Walking into Drury Inn and Suites, patrons’ senses are thumped with splashes of pastel colors on modern light fixtures — and a blast of new-hotel smell. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Thursday at the new-to-Gain...

Southeast / Florida - 9 months ago

Know your roots

Black History Month festivals and lectures scheduled locally BY ANDREAS BUTLERDAYTONA TIMES There are a variety of events scheduled for residents eager to celebrate Black History Month. Here are some of the local activities happening this month. The...

Southeast / Florida - 9 months ago

Millennial Finds Success in Call Center Industry

Black millennial entrepreneur Tavere Johnson Jr. is the author of “Your Average Genius.” (Tavere Johnson Jr.) By Stacy M. Brown At 28, Tavere Johnson Jr. has established himself as an author, creative entrepreneur and, as many who know him say, a...

Southeast / Virginia - 9 months ago

One Month of Black History is Not Enough

Black History Month is here. It is a time when we celebrate the many accomplishments and contributions of African-American people. Parades happen, special church services occur and special awards are presented. It is a time for both reflection and j...