Special to the Outlook First on the agenda: the Las Vegas Classic held July 19-21. Feeling confident and true to their name, they showed up and showed off. The 14U team battled their way through the Classic and finished strong in second place. The 12U team could not be
By Heather Teter Special to the Outlook Several months ago, the employee stairwell in Tallahassee’s City Hall could easily be described as ordinary. It was beige, uninspiring and rarely saw any foot traffic. Looking past the stairwell’s drab appearance, however, City Commissioner Nancy Miller and local teenager Maia Hannahs
[subtitle] 100 Black Men of Tallahassee, Inc. hosts FREE Summer Success Academy [/subtitle] Special to the Outlook Again this year, the 100 Black Men of Tallahassee, Inc. (100 BMOTA) will provide two and a half days of activities for young men, Aug. 9, 10, and 11, to prepare them to
By Jim Saunders The News Service of Florida Florida’s worries about the Zika virus have turned into reality. In the middle of the state’s typically humid, buggy summer, Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday that four Zika cases in South Florida were likely caused by mosquito bites. “All
By James Washington NNPA Scripture says you should live your life in such a way that those around you can see the Jesus in you. “In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.” Matthew 5:16.
Trice Edney News Wire PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Hillary Clinton, in her convention speech accepting the Democratic nomination to the presidency, asked America to seek understanding of victims of “systemic racism”, promised to fight gun violence, push for deep changes in the criminal justice system and jobs for inner city neighborhoods.
First lady Michelle Obama delivered the following remarks this past week at the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, which was released by the White House: Thank you all. Thank you so much. You know, it’s hard to believe that it has been eight years since I
By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Russell Simmons is as afraid of a confrontation with police as most other Black men. However, despite a recent incident in which he was pulled over by cops in the Hamptons, the RushCard co-founder and music mogul is most concerned about the relationship between
By Erick Johnson NNPA It looks like an ordinary building on the South Side, but its occupants were not. For 121 years, the two-story structure has stood in Chicago’s predominately Black Woodlawn neighborhood. An unassuming edifice built with Chicago’s muscular red brick, it’s a piece of Black history that was
By Ashley Williams Outlook Writer Ever since being diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in 2005, Dianna Shepeard has had a fear of being in a group. Noise can also be disturbing for the woman who served 16 years in the Navy. But for this election Shepeard will be