By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer No one held back their emotion, even as their voices cracked during a Monday gathering of clergy and government leaders. The mid-morning prayer vigil and meeting with the media had a definite deadpan tone as each speaker responded to protest around the country.
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Reflecting on what was one of the bloodiest weeks in Tallahassee, leaders in Black communities said their neighborhoods are “broken.” There was even a call for residents to take ownership of their communities and get involved in finding ways to counter violence like
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Incumbent City Commissioner Elaine Bryant has drawn a field of three challengers in her first campaign for office, with two of the people trying to unseat her vowing to do away with special interest if they’re elected. All three of her challengers are
By Vaughn Wilson NNPA While the most of the country protests the police killing of George Floyd in Minnesota, protesters in Tallahassee were fueled during the last four days by its own police killings. Three deadly police-involved shootings since March 20 were at the center of a large protest in
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Each of the challengers for the city commission Seat 2 that incumbent Curtis Richardson holds is campaigning with vastly different issues at the top of their agendas. Overall, though, the four challengers believe that it’s time for a change. However, each of them
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer A few weeks into constructions of a linear park that would connect Bond to the Junction and St. Marks Trail, there is already a sense of revival in the second oldest Black community on Tallahassee’s Southside. “I like what I see,” said Talethia
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer The whole thing moved like a chain reaction. In the end, what City Commissioner Elaine Bryant started resulted into a life-changer for 15 Tallahassee families. Insisting that she was moved by a higher power and referring to herself as “Citizen Bryant,” she said
By Ronald W. Holmes, Ph.D. Special to the Outlook Once upon a time, there was a boy named Jacob. He was very curious about things and often had a lot of dreams. He has dreamt real-life stories about the solar system, careers, numbers, alphabets, continents, animals, birds, and bullying. Ronald
By Dara Kam News Service of Florida Opening the door for hundreds of thousands of convicted felons to be added to Florida’s voting rolls, a federal judge on Sunday struck down major parts of a state law requiring felons to pay court-ordered “legal financial obligations” to be eligible to vote.
By Jodi Yonder Special to the Outlook The value of public schools has never been felt more acutely than after the coronavirus pandemic forced classrooms to close and sent our kids to learn from home. The impact on communities unfolded as many parents were laid off, while those still working