By St. Clair Murraine Outlook writer Debra Horton wasn’t bragging. She simply wanted to make a point about mental illness. “I have a bachelor (degree) in social work. I have a master’s in social work,” Horton said, beaming with a broad smile. “I have been told that I am the
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer An incident that led to a Sheriff Deputy serving him a trespassing warning was more about him being an ex-felon than his insistence for a meeting with the CEO of Big Brother Big Sister organization, said community activist Rev. Stanley Sims.
By. Rev. Al Williams II Special to the Outlook Patience is a word that is usually spoken with much greater ease than it is practiced. It is a word that signals a willingness to wait and this is exactly where the trouble arises for many – the challenge of waiting.
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook writer Tom Gullikson hardly took his eyes off Stefan Kozlov during a qualifying match for the last berth in the main draw of the Tallahassee Challenger. Kozlov, an 18-year-old American, took a three-set victory at Forestmeadow. Gullikson was so proud he greeted Kozlov with
By Brandon Larrabee The News Service of Florida A divided Florida Supreme Court temporarily blocked a state requirement that women wait 24 hours before receiving an abortion, cheering abortion rights supporters and drawing new complaints of judicial activism from the law’s backers. On a 5-2 vote, justices
By Brandon Larrabee The News Service of Florida A divided Florida Supreme Court temporarily blocked a state requirement that women wait 24 hours before receiving an abortion, cheering abortion rights supporters and drawing new complaints of judicial activism from the law’s backers. On a 5-2 vote, justices granted a
By MarKeith Cromartie Outlook Writer What started off as a gloomy Saturday morning that eventually turned to a beautiful sunny day with the sound of water being placed on the slide and chatter from people waiting to be a part of the first ever Slide the City event in Tallahassee.
By Daneyelle Johnson Outlook Writer With the summer season approaching more people are trying to keep their New Year’s resolution to “get fit” or to make a comeback after falling off in the beginning of the year, to get their summer bodies ready. Both men and women want to
By Haylee Bell Outlook Writer While there is concern among African Americans about who exactly they could turn to for leadership, there is a spurt of activism that indicate that millennials are actively building awareness on the social justice front. At no time was activism for
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook writer Frances Gillum could only laugh when a relative told her that her toddler son, Andrew, would one day be a name to be reckoned with in government. She never had a doubt, though. It was grandmother speaking and Gillum didn’t