By Hazel Trice Edney Trice Edney News Wire Former Democratic Congressman and Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums is being remembered this week as a warrior for justice, a statesman, and an advocate for the poor. “The contributions that Congressman Dellums made to our East Bay community, the nation, and
A historic hire By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer More than a week had passed after Claudette Farmer knew she would be the new athletic director at Rickards High School. Still, she couldn’t help feeling a little surreal on the day she was officially introduced. And, for
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer There was no second-guessing when Rev. Ernest Ferrell decided it was time for him to retire as president/CEO of the Tallahassee Urban League. He simply looked at the 48 years he’s spent running the agency that thousands rely on. “The
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer With the exception of the winner of a super middleweight boxing match, each of the fighters who competed on Saturday nights Xtreme Championship card entered a place they’d never been. Each of them were first-timers, each coming away with one thing
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer James Spady, associate head football coach at FAMU, was at the 220 Quarterback Club weekly luncheon to discuss special teams. Then, he made a statement about what it takes to build a winning football program. That set off a firestorm of questions
Special to the Outlook Trice Edney News Wire It’s been called “Abiy-mania” – an impulse to reach out and hug the young new Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Abiy Ahmed, who brought an end to his country’s two-decade-long war with Eritrea and other sweeping changes in the Horn of Africa.
By Lauren Burke NNPA Newswire Contributor President Donald Trump recently met with a group of Black and Latino pastors about prison reform issues. Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has been meeting with journalists in off-the-record briefings on the issue of prison reform and is working with Congress to build support
FREE guide helps expose city kids to nature Special to the Outlook Trice Edney News Wire CHEVY CHASE, Md. – Because Americans are spending an alarming amount of time in front of screens, the Audubon Naturalist Society offers families a little digital instruction book on how to help children get
By Dorothy Inman- Johnson Special to the Outlook Florida’s Stand Your Ground Law was unanimously approved in 2005 by a Republican-controlled Senate with a vote of 39-0, including 14 Democrats. Current U.S. Congressman Al Lawson, then a Florida Senator, was one of the14 Democrats voting in favor of the bill.
By Rev. Tyree Anderson and Rev. Michael Wilson Special to the Outlook I was rereading DuBois the other day and he was discussing the special role of the Black Preacher in 20th century as community’s most educated and political savvy spokesperson for the people. Looking at this assembly of