[subtitle] Mallex Smith’s path to big-league had humble hometown start [/subtitle] By St. Clair Murraine Outlook writer Mike Smith and his wife, Loretta, never had any pipedreams about their son making it into the major leagues, although he always seemed to standout among his peers as a youth baseball player.
By George E. Curry George Curry Media Columnist It’s been whispered for years so let’s deal with the elephant in the room: Many African Americans have privately complained that President Obama has catered to the needs of immigrants more than those of Blacks. The fact that neither group
By Clarence V. McKee Special to the Outlook The Rev. Al Sharpton calls Cruz a racist for using race based humor! White House calls GOP candidates insensitive on race! No, these are not real headlines, but they probably would have been if Donald Trump or Ted Cruz had participated
By James Washington The Dallas Weekly, NNPA Member I have two words for you today; confidence and discipline. Both of which, when viewed spiritually, exude Godly principles. Put this on the Holy Spirit, but discipline is an amazing thing. When applied to faith, be it natural or supernatural, the
Special to the Outlook The FAMU men’s and women’s tennis teams will be chasing the elusive dreams called redemption and vindication later this week at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Tennis Championships at the Folks-Stevens Tennis Center at Old Dominion University. The tournament runs from Thursday through
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer When he played on offense, MaKell Young showed a great ability to gain yards after the catch. On defense the Florida High receiver/running back was just as quick getting after the ball as soon as it left the opposing quarterback’s hand.
By MarKeith Cromartie Outlook Writer Tammy Moore, a state worker who commutes from Havana to Tallahassee to get to her job, has been a victim of road rage on several occasions. “It’s crazy,” said Moore. “How upset one person can get over something so simple. We all
By Elijah Cummings Trice Edney News Wire As I consider the consequences for our future during this critical election year, it is no overstatement to observe that our future will be on the ballots that will be cast on Election Day this November just as surely as will
By Lisa Vives Trice Edney News Wire The death toll in Ecuador’s African coastal communities from a massive earthquake continues to rise as rescuers dig for survivors in the battered villages. On Monday, reports from Esmeraldas, called the birthplace of Afro-Hispanic culture, estimated that 350
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Leon County Commissioner Bill Proctor showed up at a press conference last week to explain his push for an ordinance that would decriminalize small portions of marijuana. But before he got through, he found himself centered on one of the