By Navael Fontus Outlook Writer Florida A&M University (FAMU) Trustee Board Chairman Solomon Badger’s term recently ended after several years serving his alma mater. Badger, who has served on the board of trustees since 2007, has been replaced by Robert Woody, a retired deputy secretary of the Florida
By Christal Searcy Outlook Writer A celebration and discussion with extraordinary women concluded Women’s History Month at Florida A & M University (FAMU) on March 31. Mary Breaux Wright, Dr. Heavenly Kimes, Lenora P. Grant Ph. D, Chesley Maddox Dorsey and Congresswoman Gwen Graham discussed trials and triumphs faced
By Kathryn N. Jones Outlook Writer About 200 Tallahassee residents joined city officials to fill the fellowship hall of Bethel A.M.E Church on March 31 to discuss issues affecting Southside. Walking into the fellowship hall, residents were given a table number in which they were to sit.
By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent Benjamin Crump, the lawyer who skyrocketed to national prominence by representing the family of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed Florida teenager who was followed, confronted and shot to death by George Zimmerman in Sanford, Fla., said that since the fourth grade, he always knew
Rev. R.B. Holmes Jr. Rev. Joseph Wright By Linda T. Fortenberry, Ph.D.Special to the Outlook Amid a filled to capacity sanctuary at Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Tallahassee, where Rev. R.B. Holmes is pastor, 30 men were “set apart” for Christian service as deacons. The historic ordination was on Palm Sunday.
By Rev. John H. Grant, D. Min., Pastor Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Asheville, NC March 27, 2015 He asks, “Who has authorized these pastors to speak so broadly about Baptist doctrine and biblical faith?” I ask, who has authorized him to question so broadly our theological standing and insinuate
By Mark Scolforo Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A private Pennsylvania college expelled three students over a campus radio broadcast in which they made racist comments and used a slur. Bucknell University president John Bravman met with about 1,000 students and staff about the
By Ronald W. Holmes, Ph.D. Vice President/ Education Editor At the 2015 American Council on Education’s 97th Annual Meeting, a panel of leaders discussed the issue of sexual assault on college campuses. The panelists included: Cynthia Barnhart, chancellor of Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Jerry D. Blakemore, vice president and general
Photos by Gerome Ogeris The more than 3,000 who witnessed Jacob Chapel’s rendition of The Passion were captivated by the realism and the accuracy with which the Bible was presented. This event reached across racial and cultural barriers, as diversity could be seen in the mass of people
Photos by Gerome Ogeris On Good Friday, April 3, the music and fine arts minis-tries of Jacob Chapel Baptist Church presented “The Pas-sion of The Christ” play live at Cascades Park in Tallahassee. This was the church’s fifth an-nual presentation. However, this was the first time it was presented at