By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Jeremiah Medine was one of the first boys to walk into a room at Riley Elementary School where a table was packed with books, while three barbers waited. Medine strolled over to the one of the barber’s chair for a free hair cut.
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer It was a scene unlike any in the synagogue at Temple Israel. More than 20 members of the Tallahassee clergy, most representing Black churches, were there in solidarity to condemn the spate of attacks on synagogues around the country. They met for a
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Vanessa Williams’ prayer room is one of the places where she feels safe most times — with one exception. There have been a few times when shots rang out in her Bond neighborhood while she was prying. Each time she felt uneasy.
BBQ stand becomes a fixture on South Monroe Street By St. Clair Murraine Outlook writer Barely an hour after sunlight had broken through the skies, Edwin Barcus was already switching between two huge grills at 5 Bucks BBQ. Lunchtime was still a few hours away, but Barcus wanted to have
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Since leading the Tallahassee Community College women’s basketball team to a juco national championship last fall, Franqua Bedell’s phone hadn’t stopped ringing with offered to go elsewhere. He hedged for awhile until he got a call from a longtime acquaintance Amaka Agugua-Hamilton,
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer While the City of Tallahassee works on narrowing a list of recommended sites for a new Tallahassee Police Department headquarters, it also is expected to finalize its purchase of the Northwood Centre before the end of May. Closing on the 34.51-acre
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Each of the recipients at the Edwina Stephens Community Leaders Award Banquet praised the community advocate Saturday evening for her work that has changed or affected their lives in some way. Stephen, who died in 2011 after doing much
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer At one point in Tarana Burke’s fireside chat on sexual violence, the microphone went out in the FAMU Grand Ballroom. By then, Burke had established why she was there for the two hour conversation. “It isn’t a bashing between men and women,” said
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Taylor Williams had no clue when she decided at an early age to become a medical doctor that she’d be helping to improve the number of Blacks pursuing a career in medicine. A student at Morehouse College of Medicine, she is
Special to the Outlook Tallahassee Links hosted over 350 guests at its Ninth Annual Links Beautillion white tie formal presentation held this month, at Al Lawson Multipurpose Center where 19 local high school seniors were celebrated, presented to the community and received more than $13,000 in scholarship awards. The