Author: LaCrai Mitchell


FAMU TV News 20 Online

TV News 20 is an award-winning live student newscast that is produced by the Florida A&M University School of Journalism & Graphic Communication. The newscast, which first aired in 2007, brings the latest in news, sports, weather, and entertainment to more than 80,000 households in the North Florida and South […]


FAMU places 3rd, awarded $10,000 in HBCU Challenge

FAMU students Shelby Avery (left), David Holmes and Jamel Booth pose with Tom Joyner after receiving a third-place award in the Ford HBCU Community Challenge on Thursday. The students won $10,000 in grant money to implement their project. (LaCrai Mitchell/The Famuan) DEARBORN, Mich. — iPad minis were just a small […]


Low TPD Staffing Could Cause Slower Emergency Response Times in City

Black scratch marks are etched into the frame of the back door, hinging Dieumy Duclos to memories of one of the scariest experiences of his life.         Duclos was home alone the second time three male burglars returned to steal more from his house.        “They couldn’t get in through […]


Judge Hawkins Files for Rehearing

After striking out in the initial hearing, Judge Judith Hawkins filed a motion for rehearing   Friday in an attempt to save her seat on the bench.         Hawkins, a veteran  judge in the Leon County Second Judicial  Circuit, filed the motion  to the Florida Supreme Court hours before her midnight […]


AKAs host entrepreneurship seminar for young women

The Beta Alpha Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. hosted an event aimed to educate young women on entrepreneurship on Wednesday. More than 50 women attended “Sitting Pretty Wealthy: Minority Women & Business Ownership,” such as Keonna Welch. The junior business administration and public relations student from St. Petersburg […]