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Clayton wins Glenn-Howell Distinguished Educator

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By Brianna Dickson

Outlook Writer

It hasn’t been long that Brandon Clayton – a fourth and fifth grade teacher – has been positively impacting the lives of children at Bond Elementary School. He’s been an educator at Bond for less than two years and has been teaching for at least 10 years...

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Theatre Tallahassee Host Second Annual Costume 5K Run

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By Aldranon English II

Outlook Staff Writer

Individuals expressed and tested their creativity and endurance during the Costume 5K Run hosted by Theatre Tallahassee on March 1.

Prizes were given to the three best times for male and female runners. Awards were also given to individuals in each of the best costume categories...

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Obama Launches Black Male Initiative

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By Freddie Allen

NNPA Washington Correspondent

No one had seen President Obama more emotional than last week when announced “My Brother’s Keeper,” a new initiative aimed at helping young Black men. He spoke from the heart, recounting the pain of not having his father in the home and not always putting his best foot forward...

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More than 1,000 Band Together to Rally Against the 'Stand Your Ground' Law

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By Aldranon English II

Outlook Staff Writer

Rev. Al Sharpton and several renowned individuals led a march of hundreds to the state Capitol Monday to protest Florida’s self-defense doctrine notoriously known as the “Stand Your Ground” law. Among the participants were the parents of slain teenagers Trayvon Martin, Kendrick Johnson and Jordan Davis...

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Hometown Heir is Crowned Miss FAMU

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By BRIANA BIAGAS

SPECIAL TO THE OUTLOOK

When student Nicole Bowden thinks of MSNBC, she remembers her campaign acronym in the race for Miss FAMU that stands for Miss Nicole Bowden Cares. Now she is able to show her love for the university as she carries out her new role as Miss FAMU which began on Feb. 10...

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Florida State University Begins Search for New President

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By ALDRANON ENGLISH II

OUTLOOK STAFF WRITER

Florida State University’s Board of Trustees scheduled an emergency meeting Feb. 19 to discuss the process of selecting a replacement for President Eric Barron. Barron agreed to become president to Penn State University last week...

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Two Years after Trayvon’s Death Blacks in Florida still Victimized by ‘Stand Your Ground’

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By FREDDIE ALLEN

NNPA WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT

Two years ago, 14-year-old Trayvon Martin was returning from a trip from a nearby 7-Eleven store in Sanford, Fla. to purchase a bag of Skittles and a can of Arizona tea when he was confronted by George Zimmerman, a neighborhood watchman...

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Tallahassee Celebrates ArtiGras

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By DESTINY TYLER

OUTLOOK WRITER

Tallahassee’s Railroad Square Art Park received a New Orleans style make over Saturday at the Fifth Annual ArtiGras Family Festival, funded by the Tallahassee Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA)...

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Featured Posts

Clayton wins Glenn-Howell Distinguished Educator

March 18, 2014

        By Brianna Dickson Outlook Writer It hasn’t been long that Brandon … Read More »

Theatre Tallahassee Host Second Annual Costume 5K Run

March 18, 2014

      By Aldranon English II Outlook Staff Writer Individuals expressed and tested their … Read More »

Obama Launches Black Male Initiative

March 18, 2014

      By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent No one had seen President Obama … Read More »

Local News

Brigadier General Bell Recognized for his Dedication

April 16, 2014

Brianna Dickson  Outlook Writer   Brigadier General Leroy C. Bell is a man of many … Read More »

Smith Feels Blessed to be a Mentor to Others

April 16, 2014

By Destiny Tyler Outlook Writer Coming to Tallahassee more than 20 years ago to attend … Read More »

Ten Issues to Watch During the 2014 Session

March 18, 2014

By Staff The News Service of Florida Florida lawmakers will start the 2014 session Tuesday … Read More »

National News

Five-year-old Anala Beevers is Not Just Cute – She is a Genius

March 18, 2014

  By Michael Patrick Welch Special to the Outlook from Trice Edney News Wire New … Read More »

Charles Steele, Jr. Returns as SCLC President/CEO

March 5, 2014

Sepcial to the Outlook from Trice Edney News Wire It’s Round two for Charles Steele, … Read More »

Arizona State Revokes Fraternity Chapter After a Party That Insults Dr. King

March 5, 2014

Special to the Outlook from Trice Edney News Wire Arizona State University has permanently revoked … Read More »

Sports

It’s Official: The Swag is back

January 15, 2014

FSU BCS Champions By T.M. Sanders Special to the Outlook   The Auburn Tigers considered … Read More »

NNPA Chairman Blasts NFL for ‘Almost a Slave Mentality’

November 20, 2013

By Hazel Trice Edney Trice Edney News Wire The chairman of the National Newspaper Publishers … Read More »

Coach Bowden Answers Questions About His Legacy and Life in Tallahassee

November 5, 2013

By Angeline Taylor Outlook Staff Writer     Coach Bobby Bowden is known as the … Read More »

Education

Why are America’s Children Falling Short of a Quality Education?

March 18, 2014

  By Ronald W. Holmes, Ph.D. Education Editor/ Vice President Many children are living in … Read More »

St. Paul’s College May Be Auctioned

March 18, 2014

Historic Institution joins small stream of HBCUs that  ended operations in recent years. By Jeremy … Read More »

Senate Backs Tax Holiday Smaller than Scott Wants

March 18, 2014

By Jim Turner The News Service of Florida Senators started moving forward Monday with a … Read More »

Religion

The Religion Corner: Fear is Faith in Reverse

March 18, 2014

By Lyndia Grant NNPA – But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. … Read More »

The Security of the Believer Series – A Sure Foundation

March 5, 2014

By Rev. Al Williams, II Bethel Missionary Baptist Church God has a way of reminding … Read More »

What Hope Does For You

March 5, 2014

Special to the Outlook from NNPA Psalm 33:22 Bible Fact: God has put a capacity … Read More »

Community News

NAN and SCLC Host Pre-March Breakfast on Monday

March 18, 2014

Community Center Hosts Black History Event

March 5, 2014

By Brianna Curry Special to the Outlook   Jack McLean Community Center hosted its first … Read More »

NAACP Celebrates 105 Years of Service

March 5, 2014

By Patrice Rush Outlook Writer The Florida A&M and Florida State universities’ chapters of the … Read More »

Business

What’s in our Shopping Carts?

October 31, 2013

                  By Cheryl Pearson-McNeil   With a … Read More »

How Much Will the Next War Cost Us?

September 19, 2013

By James Clingman (TriceEdneyWire.com) – With their fingers on the triggers, the Secretary of Defense … Read More »

Yes, $15 an Hour

September 19, 2013

By William Spriggs   On Aug. 29, across the country, thousands of workers in low-paying … Read More »

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