Author: Alexys Sutton | Staff writer


Keep your hair cool and curly this summer

From kinky to coily, natural Black hair is not culturally unique but a historical treasure that must be protected. Its distinctive texture has been used to create maps to freedom, create Black millionaires, make political statements and determine the identity of our African ancestry.  Upon every Black head is a […]


Golden Globes, Grammys still don’t get it

It’s become an annual tradition: people across the country come together to delight in the choosing of what will be seen for years to come as the best in different entertainment categories. While the important role that African Americans play in terms of hosting and performing at these award shows […]


Craft Fest connects businesses, patrons

Due to Tallahassee’s ever changing policies on in-person events and programs, many of the city’s larger engagements have been canceled or made virtual in an effort to slow the spread of the pandemic. Last weekend’s third annual Craft Fest was able to reunite the city through its safety conscious recognition […]


Journey’s Zoom call to remember

Journey Magazine attempted to pair up Rattlers for a night of connection and conversation at its “Zoom Speed Dating” eventon Thursday.  While it may not have met the original expectations of some of the participants, they weren’t disappointed with the results. The participants’ open minds and open personalities shone though […]


FSU’s Black Student Union promotes healthy habits

Florida State University’s Black Student Union held up a mirror to the mental, physical and emotional health of the university’s African American students. The BSU’s Friday event, entitled Importance of Black Health,  highlighted healthy ways to improve upon one’s overall well-being and also provided statistics on racial disparities in hospitals […]


Student organizations bloom in the spring

In the height of the pandemic all social interaction in schools began to change across the country. At Florida A&M University almost all school events were either canceled or made virtual near the end of the 2020 spring semester. Many organizations and clubs were taken aback by the sudden change […]


Marching 100 ‘perform’ for Biden inauguration

From the banging of the drums to the roar of the horns, the Marching 100 returned to the spotlight on a national scale during their pre-recorded inaugural performance Tuesday evening. At 8 p.m. the revered band was among many performers, speakers and inspiring storytellers coming together to honor President-elect Joe […]