By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer As FAMU’s Board of Trustees prepare for a retreat where plenty of discussion is expected next weekend over what qualities the university’s next president should have, questions continue to surface whether Larry Robinson would be the next choice. Robinson has already
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Doris Maloy didn’t doubt her husband, Rudy, when he suggested that she take a stab at running for Leon County tax collector. He made a point of the credentials she had established. She’d spent time with the former financial holding company
By Dorothy Inman-Johnson Special to the Outlook Jimmy Fasig is an outstanding local attorney, dedicated community volunteer, and this week’s Person of the Week. Jimmy is a shareholder and managing partner at Barrett, Fasig & Brooks, a local law firm voted the best law practice in Tallahassee for
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Charlie Ward didn’t think twice when he received a request to be keynote speaker for the Boys & Girls Club of the Big Bend. The event held this past Saturday was the biggest fund-raiser for the organization, but Ward decided to
Special to the Outlook The Jake Gaither Memorial House Foundation, (JGMHF) Inc., and the Smith-Williams Service Center Foundation (SWSCF), Inc., have partnered for the second year to host the Annual Jake Gaither and Edwina Stephens Community Leaders Golf Tournament. The tournament is scheduled for Friday, August 25, 2017 at
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Two weeks into pre-season football practice the FAMU defensive unit is doing what’s become the norm – harassing quarterbacks and busting up plays. So that left back-up quarterback Vincent Jefferies as the only major surprise for the way he battled starter
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook Staff Writer Perry West felt compelled to have the talk with his son, Isaac. Isaac’s insistence on continuing his pursuit to play football on a professional level just wasn’t working out. His collegiate career as a receiver at FAMU had been over for years.
By Tifany Hill Special to the Outlook Inspired by the movie “Girls Trip,” I planned a signature women empowerment get-together on the weekend that the film opened in theaters across the country. It was just an idea that had a surprising turnout of 100 women, with 99 of them taking
By Hazel Trice Edney Trice Edney News Wire The Nation’s premier association of Black police executives – convening in Atlanta last week – has responded to rogue statements made by President Donald Trump encouraging police officers to “please, don’t be too nice” to suspects being arrested for violent crimes.
By Alex Shashkevich-Stanford Trice Edney News Wire Police officers consistently use less respectful language with black community members than with white community members, the first systematic analysis of body camera footage shows. Although subtle, widespread racial disparities in officers’ language use may erode police-community relations, researchers warn. “…the