47th student senate: recognizes domestic violence

Words by Aliyah Glover The Senate chambers were decorated Purple and white this week in support of Domestic Violence Awareness. There was food and drinks for the gallery to enjoy. Most of the senators had on a purple ribbon which signifies awareness for domestic violence.   When people think of domestic abuse, they often focus […]

Conquering colorism

Words By| Cristina Hunter The year is 2018. African-American president, Black Girl Magic is in full effect Marvel released Black Panther and people of color are standing together proudly. However, there is still an old practice within the African-American community that needs to expire, colorism. It seems hard to fathom how far we’ve come to […]

Harambee in Review

By| Aliyah Glover Students and the community are raving about the Harambee Festival this past weekend. FAMU and the Office of Communications held their annual Harambee Festival February 24, 2018 from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM at Tallahassee Cascades Park. “It’s exciting I’m visiting all of the of the vendors, eating the food because I’m […]

The Journey to Stardom

By Brianna Harmon A place to be yourself and showcase your talent was brought to Tallahassee on Friday.  This event was held by The Journey and Ray Creative Marketing. Founded by Matthew Stfleur, the Journey is a representation for artists who need a platform, or who have a platform and need help with their journey.  […]

Harambee Festival represents African culture through clothing

By| Asia Airvin Florida A&M University hosted the 2018 Harambee Festival at Cascades park on Saturday to bring the community together to enjoy an African-themed day of food, performances, accessories, and clothing. Every year, the Harambee Festival’s clothing is a specialty that many people look forward to. Darton State student, Yazmine Chambers, said she travels every […]

Marvel’s “Black Panther” Isn’t Exactly What People Expected…. It’s Better!

Photo credit: Marvel By |Simone Williams After nearly three years of intense anticipation, “Black Panther” opened in theatres this passed Thursday. The story follows T’Challa who, after the unfortunate death of his father, must take the throne and become the Black Panther to defend Wakanda against outside forces which threaten to destroy their way of […]

#FORTHECULTURE: The State of Black America Town Hall

By| Nichelle Cobb FAMU hosted a Town Hall Panel discussion apart from the observance of Black History Month, on Friday, February 9th. The Town hall included a profound discussion featuring all African American Panelist and a question and answer session immediately afterward. The panel included various relevant topics that are affecting the Black Community including health […]

The artwork of Michael Pearce featured at Foster Tanner Art Gallery

By| Blaire Bishop Florida A&M University’s (FAMU)Exhibit featured artwork from Michael Pearce, A professional artist, From England. The exhibit Include ceramics, drawings, paintings, photography sculpture, mixed media, installations and performance art. The Exhibit is open from January 11, to February 2. During this event the sound of soft classical music poured through the speakers as […]