Daytona Beach mayoral candidate Derrick Henry encourages voters to attend rally featuring the Rev. Jesse Jackson

DAYTONA BEACH -- Mayoral candidate Jessie Jackson is encouraging citizens to attend tonight's visit by the Rev. Jesse Jackson at the Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church as part of the continuing Souls to the Polls Rally with early voting well under way.

Jackson is expected to speak at 7 p.m. at the church, 539 George W. Engram Blvd.

Derrick Henry, who is running in the non-partisan race for mayor against City Commissionr Edith Shelley, is urging citizens to "Come out and get fired up for the election season as we participate in the most sacred right of our democracy -- the right to vote, which has progressed from the hands of white male property owners to the hands of all citizens."

Derrick Henry, Daytona mayoral candidateDerrick Henry, who is running in the non-partisan race for mayor against City Commissionr Edith Shelley, is urging citizens to "Come out and get fired up for the election season as we participate in the most sacred right of our democracy -- the right to vote, which has progressed from the hands of white male property owners to the hands of all citizens."

Henry emphasized the need of Daytona Beach's registered voters to "vote and he heard."

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet in Daytona Beach, Florida, via HeadlineSurfer.com. Specializing in breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most experienced reporters with dozens of journalism-industry awards. Frederick is enrolled online at Full Sail University in Winter Garden, FL where he's pursuing an MA in New Media/Journalism (degree in March 2018). Frederick earned his BA in Political Science/Public Admin. (concentration in Writing) from Central Connecticut State University, 1984, where he recieved the President's Citation for "academic excellence & outstanding campus/community service." Prior to myriad duties as publisher/award-winning journalist of Headline Surfer, 2008-present; Frederick was city hall reporter for the Palatka Daily News, 2007-'08; city editor of the Taunton (MA) Daily Gazette, 2005-2006; cops & courts/legal affairs writer for the Daytona Beach News-Journal, 1996-'04; and cops & courts for the Rockland (NY) Journal-News/Gannett Suburban Newspapers, 1989-'96.