Special to the Outlook Students who are members of the R. Frank Nims Book Club are racing to read books, and the completion of a recent book, “Jesse: The Man Who Outran Hitler,” written by Jesse Owens, earned them a trip to see the movie, “RACE.” The trip
Special to the Outlook The National Alumni Association (NAA) of Edward Waters College, located in Jacksonville, Fla, is sponsoring its 150th Year Celebration of Higher Education and Learning during the upcoming weekend of April 15 through 17. The Celebration will be highlighted with a Commemorative Ceremony in Live Oak,
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer A constant drizzle didn’t bother either of the winners of the featured 10K in this year’s Springtime Race. Just the hills and sharp turns along the rolling course presented the biggest challenge. Somehow, though, Roger Schmidt and Adriana Piekarewicz managed to power
By MarKeith Cromartie Outlook Writer Marcus Dupree has been playing in the Hoops of Fire basketball tournament for a decade and he doesn’t intend to stop for as long as the event continues. The event means too much to the community and quality of life, said Dupree, a
[subtitle] Crowns Carmen Grant Miss Debutante 2016 [/subtitle] By Taylore N. Maxey Special to the Outlook The Leon County Chapter of The Charmettes, Incorporated continued its tradition by formally presenting seven local high school students to the Tallahassee community in March at the FSU University Center Club.
Special to the Outlook Trice Edney News Wire President Obama has commuted the sentences of 61 drug offenders, the White House announced March 30, underscoring his administration’s commitment to reforming unfair and overly-harsh sentencing laws. More than one-third of the 61 individuals who were granted clemency were serving
By Yvette Carnell Special to the Outlook from NNPA Google has apologized after its photo application confused Black people with gorillas. Over the weekend, programmer Jacky Alciné tweeted a screenshot of photos he’d up-loaded in which the app had labeled Alcine and a friend, both African American,
By Brandon Larrabe The News Service of Florida County supervisors of elections will see their salaries rise, under a bill signed into law Wednesday by Gov. Rick Scott. Without comment, Scott’s office announced that he had signed the legislation (SB 514), which supporters say is aimed at bringing
By James Washington Special to the Outlook NNPA Right now I’m between bible study classes. In the United Methodist Church, of which I’m not a member, the rather rigid curriculum is called Disciple Class. I’ve completed Disciple I, II and III and am looking forward to Disciple IV.
By Marc H. Morial President and CEO National Urban League “So our people not only have to be reeducated to the importance of supporting Black business, but the Black man himself has to be made aware of the importance of going into business. And once you and I go