News Service of Florida The powerful chairman of the Senate Appropriations Committee filed a proposal last Friday that would repeal the state’s long-controversial “Best and Brightest” teacher bonus program. Sen. Rob Bradley, R-Fleming Island, filed the bill (SB 440) for consideration during the 2020 legislative session, which starts in January.
Special to the Outlook Governor Ron DeSantis announced the launch of the “Presidential Protection Fund” designed to raise money to fight the impeachment of President Donald Trump. In an unusually partisan move, DeSantis has moved himself out of the Republican Governor mode to the Florida Governor who will use his
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer With just a little more than 30 seconds left in a tied game against North Carolina Central, FAMU’s coaching staff called one last huddle. They knew whatever they called Saturday afternoon couldn’t be too time consuming. The players had the right attitude as
By Tim Linafelt Senior write/Seminoles.com Three weeks ago, with Florida State trailing Louisville and holding out hope for a fourth-quarter rally, FSU safety Cyrus Fagan stepped in front of an errant pass attempt and made the biggest play of his career – an interception that not only prevented the Cardinals
By Stacy M. Brown NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Their raised fists were as legendary as they were controversial. Tommie Smith and John Carlos, known for their Black Power salute during the 1968 Olympics medal ceremonies, have earned induction into the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame. The induction is scheduled for
By Charlene Crowell Special to the Outlook Each year as families beam with pride at seeing a son, daughter or another relative graduate from college, that achievement is nearly always the result of a family’s commitment to higher education. And when these institutions are among the more than 100 Historically
By Julianne Malveaux October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the proliferation of pink ribbons is about to start. Predatory capitalists will make breast cancer their cause, producing pink t-shirts, pocketbooks, everything. It’s a mixed blessing, this awareness, because too many will make this both a marketing and a profit-making
By Stacy M. Brown Many believe that former Dallas Police Officer Amber Guyger is a racist with a quick trigger finger. Her tweets and social media posts demonstrate a thirst for blood, and many observers believe that she represents White privilege at its most disgusting level. Even after finding the
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Since U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called for an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump early last week, one thing has been certain: Republicans are rallying around the president, while Democrats are standing by Pelosi. In Florida, as in most states around the
By Jim Turner News Service of Florida MEXICO BEACH — With the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Michael approaching, local first responders received a $1.1 million grant from the state last Thursday, the first distribution from a $25 million fund approved this spring by lawmakers as part of hurricane relief. Gov.