Daytona Times

Flagler County: Jim Crow, Discrimination, Class Action

http://daytonatimes.com/2015/08/mission-accomplished-for-flagler-students-naacp/ Mission accomplished for Flagler students, NAACP August 20, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS  Dr. Amir Whitaker, who spearheaded a complaint against the district for racial disparities in school discipline, will speak at the Aug. 29 Freedom Fund Banquet in Palm Coast. BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The Flagler County NAACP annual […]

A Felon’s “Fair Chance”

A felon’s fair chance July 23, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS  A Daytona Beach resident tells of his plight for gainful employment and the impact the city’s new ‘Ban the Box’ policy will have on others looking for work. BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The sun, sand and surf brought convicted felon […]

Habitat for Humanity builds a Thanksgiving home

    Giving thanks for a brand-new house November 26, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LIFE STYLES, NEWS Posted by 9admin9 Habitat for Humanity helps hard-working mom realize dream  of home ownership BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The Thanksgiving holiday has taken on a heightened sense of gratefulness for New Smyrna resident Angela Marshall. The […]

Is the Church Sanctuary Safe?

      Should the doors of the church be open and armed? July 16, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS Posted by 9admin9 Pastors, security experts reflect on how to keep churchgoers safe BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Fatal shootings in America’s Black churches are not a historical phenomenon. Alberta Williams King, […]

Crips & Bloods transition from Gangs to God!

Ex-gang members to pray and preach at ‘Soul City’ July 16, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS  Former Bloods and Crips to share message of salvation on July 26 at a Daytona Beach public housing complex. BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The Crips and the Bloods are rival gangs immortalized by rap music […]

City of Daytona hit with second EEOC complaint

    Huger files EEOC claim against city November 5, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS Posted by 9admin9 Widely distributed email supports claim BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES In a complaint dated Oct. 7, Thomas Huger – the 63-year old son of Daytona Beach’s first Black city commissioner, James Huger – charged […]