Author: Tanzania Ralph I Staff Reporter


Dessert Fest brings the sweetness

Members of Camp Adventure Youth Services presenting a showcase of songs and games Photo submitted byTanzania Ralph Cup cakes, cookies, cinnamon rolls and lemon bars were just a few of the desserts provided to those who attended Saturday’s Dessert Fest at FAMU. It brought the sweetness to the event, […]


Los Compadres is affordable, dependable

Los Compadres has been a go-to restaurant on Pensacola Street for more than two decades. Photo submitted by Tanzania Ralph Bright lights and colors catch the eye of anyone driving past or walking through the door. It’s the aroma of classic Mexican dishes that persuades you to stay and have […]


‘Pretty for a dark-skinned girl’

Columnist Tanzania Ralph. Photo courtesy of Mia Lewis. A phrase that can make a child question true beauty is often given with an admiring tone, accompanied by a smile. It can be heard from the mouths of loved ones or complete strangers, but it still raises the same questions. As […]


Rabies alerts up in Leon County

A raccoon in west Tallahassee recently tested positive for rabies. Photo Courtesy of Some Leon County residents are worried about their safety and the safety of their pets after a rabies alert was issued for west Tallahassee. It came after a raccoon had tested positive for rabies. West Tallahassee […]


Local parents welcome end of Common Core

Common Core Logo. Photo Courtesy of Google. It appears that local parents are not going to miss having their children learn under the Common Core, if Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is successful at removing it from the state’s  public schools. DeSantis, Florida's new governor, announced last month that one of […]


Twisted Tees is a young black business

Logo of Twisted Tees. Photo courtesy of Jordan Lemonier's Instagram page. Twisted Tees is a T-shirt company that was inspired by a six-minute YouTube video and Jordan Lemonier’s ambition. It started out as a simple search on YouTube inspired by his interest in T-shirt making. Now it’s a popular T-shirt […]