Safety first By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer For more than a year Southside residents have been hearing about massive developments coming to their Tallahassee neighborhoods. Now some are wondering if bringing new housing and more businesses aren’t premature. There are more pressing problems that should be fixed
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Outrage over a social media posting depicting the lynching of FSU football coach Willie Taggart reached a fever pitch Monday afternoon when a group of Black ministers and a city commissioner called for the person who made the post to apologize. The
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer When Rhett Turnquest left town to take a job in West Palm Beach, change for the worse was already taking place in the neighborhood where he grew up near FAMU campus. Thirty-three years later when he returned home to be
Special to the Outlook WASHINGTON DC – U. S. Rep. Al Lawson of Florida has named Stephanie Lambert as the Communications Director for his congressional office. “Stephanie brings a wealth of knowledge and more than a decade of experience in communications and public relations to this position,” said Lawson.
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Finding ways to separate mental illness and crime is one of the challenges that the criminal justice system is trying to come to grips with, a local criminal court operations consultant said while discussing the issue during a recent re-entry symposium. The
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Several ex-felons in the audience brought reality to the conversation during a question and answer session that followed Vikrant P. Reddy’s methodical outline of philosophies and practices that affect the re-entry process for people who have served their prison sentences. Reddy, Senior
Special to the Outlook LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — This week national civil rights attorney Ben Crump and co-counsel Michael Laux presented a new video with clear and compelling information about Roderick Talley’s experience with police corruption and “no-knock” drug raids that have disproportionately affected Black residents of Little Rock, Ark.
Special to the Outlook FAMU will inaugurate Larry Robinson as its 12th president in the University’s storied 130-year history. The theme for the three-day event is “Together We Rise,” which pays homage to Robinson and his commitment to collaboration, community and consensus building. It also highlights the “FAMU Rising” campaign
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Expressing disgust with the state of the nation and tactics being used in the Florida gubernatorial race, a group led by members of the Tallahassee clergy Monday also called on voters to approve Amendment 4. Voters get their chance on Tuesday to decide
By St. Clair Murraine Outlook staff writer Hundreds of friends, government officials, and former co-workers joined with the family of Roosevelt Wilson this past Monday in one last celebration of his life. Wilson, a former publisher of the Capital Outlook, also was hailed for his years as athletic director and