Old Building, New Store

By| Lauren Coleman Dollar Tree comes months after Walgreens decided to close their doors on South Monroe. Dollar Tree looks forward to the new location as they bring in some economic development to the community. Greg Daniels, Store Manager of Dollar Tree on Apalachee Parkway, is looking forward to the new store. “I believe that […]

10th Annual Caribbean Week is Underway at The Florida Capitol

By | Ke’Neesha Weaver The 10th year Anniversary of Caribbean Day at the State Capitol took place Tuesday hosted by Senator Daphne Campbell. Sen. Campbell continues to uphold this tradition in aims to maintain the legacy that was established by former State Legislator Hazelle P. Rogers, honoring the many contributions of Caribbean-Americans. For the past ten […]

U.S. Government Shuts Down, Sparks Concern

By | Thaddaeus Watkins Concerns considering the aftermath of a government shutdown sparked the nation as Congress failed to pass a spending bill midnight on Friday. Questions regarding which governmental agencies would still be operating was most inquired. According to the Washington Post, government research operations, disaster-recovery efforts, and most federal office buildings, to name […]

Unfinished Business

By | Kiah Lewis “Can’t turn around, we’ve come this far by faith”, was proudly sung by attendees of the 48th Annual Citywide Celebration honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s assassination. Priscilla Stephens (who was jailed for sit-in protests in 1960s as a FAMU student […]

Women Kneel Too

  Words by: Shaya Chamorro Raianna Brown in 2016 at the Georgia Tech Game. Photo by: David J. Griff   It is no surprise that women would become a part of the #TakeTheKnee trend. Before the 2016 NFL season, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a stand (or knee) for the people of this country […]