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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 […]

Retired Fire Chief supports EEOC claim

    Retired fire chief supports racial discrimination claim October 1, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA STATE, LEAD STORIES, NEWS  PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Flames continue to spread following last week’s Daytona Times report that Fire Department Lieutenant Larry Stoney said he has filed an EEOC complaint against the city. ‘Your leadership should represent the demographic […]

Penny Dickerson Awarded New America Media Fellowship

2015 Equal Voice Fellows and Scholars Announced NEW YORK — (August 21, 2015) — Marguerite Casey Foundation has announced the recipients of the 2015 Equal Voice Fellowship and Scholarship. Sixty journalists nationwide competed this year for six journalism grants to support at least one or a series of investigative and exploratory reporting projects on critical […]

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, […]

Daytona city commissioner calls for hiring review

    Reed presses for review of city’s hiring practices November 12, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS Posted by 9admin9 NAACP letter, EEOC complaints fuel request for equity analysis at City of Daytona Beach BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES Alleged discrimination at the City of Daytona Beach continues to advance as a […]

City of Daytona lacks diversity!

    NAACP to city: Where’s the diversity? October 29, 2015 Filed under DAYTONA BEACH, LEAD STORIES, NEWS Posted by 9admin9 Branch president wants commission to do full review of hiring and promotion practices BY PENNY DICKERSON DAYTONA TIMES The voice of the Volusia County-Daytona Beach branch of the NAACP was robust and firm during […]