By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia In the century following the Civil War, as many as 5,000 people of color were murdered by mobs who believed in the cause of White supremacy. On average, mobs killed nine people per month during the 1890s. Over the next 20
By Dara Kam News Service of Florida The messy issue of overhauling Florida’s alimony laws could be making a political comeback, based on a lineup of high-powered lobbyists engaged to wage the 2020 legislative session’s iteration of divorce wars. “Florida Family Fairness,” a group behind an effort to purge the
By Jim Saunders News Service of Florida Plaintiffs including the Florida Education Association have dismissed a lawsuit challenging a controversial 2018 state law that can require teacher unions to be recertified to represent employees. The plaintiffs filed a one-paragraph notice of dismissal last Friday, two weeks before Leon County Circuit
Dr. E. Faye Williams It’s often true that the good die young, but last two Sundays ago, one of our most distinguished elder statesmen, Congressman John Conyers, died at 90 years of age in his beloved Detroit. Many of the stories that came from major press and media weren’t always
Dr. Julianne Malveaux Are the use of nooses as symbols of intimidation rising in the workplace? Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) data says that reports of racism and discrimination are on the rise. Their data does not speak to nooses, particularly. Still, it is disturbing to peruse newspaper reports to
Stacy M. Brown The symbiotic nature of debates and public opinion polls was on full display recently in Ohio, said Krista Jenkins, a political science professor at Farleigh Dickinson University and the school’s poll director. “[Former Vice President Joe] Biden stood for incrementalism, and those who flanked him – Sens.
By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Tiger Woods’ fantastic year continued in Japan, where he set another record. The 43-year-old captured the Zozo Championship in Japan with a dominating wire-to-wire victory and tying Hall of Famer Sam Snead for the most career PGA Tour wins with 83.
By Tim Linafelt Senior writer/Seminoles.com CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. – He’s Odell Haggins, he’s back again. Tasked with leading his alma mater as interim head coach for the second time in three seasons, Haggins, Florida State’s beloved former-player-turned-assistant-coach, oversaw yet another inspiring afternoon for the FSU football team. D.J. Matthews’ 60-yard
Special to the Outlook FAMU redshirt senior quarterback Ryan Stanley was named to the STATS FCS Walter Payton Award Watch List last Monday. Stanley, who was named to the College Football Performance Award (CFPA) Midseason FCS Watch List, has set numerous records this season. A native of Pembroke Pines, Stanley
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Felicia Gilyard never stopped believing that things would get better in her life, despite experiencing a series upheavals. Things started spiraling out of control after she lost her job and ended up with a subpoena to show up in court over past-due payment