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HILLSBOROUGH  COUNTY BRANCH NAACP YOUTH COUNCIL HOSTS ACT-SO COMPETITION CITY OF TAMPA BLACK HISTORY COMMITTEE PRESENTS SCHOLARSHIPS SHRINERS HOST DESERT OF FLORIDA GALA DAY CELEBRATION IN TAMPA MARY E. MAY PRAYERLINE MINISTRY PRESENTS SCHOLARSHIP TO STUDENT
 
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HILLSBOROUGH  COUNTY BRANCH NAACP YOUTH COUNCIL HOSTS ACT-SO COMPETITION

HILLSBOROUGH  COUNTY BRANCH NAACP YOUTH COUNCIL HOSTS ACT-SO COMPETITION The Hillsborough County Branch NAACP held its ACT-SO competition during “Sunday Showcase.” The event, on Sunday, June 11th, was held in the Life Center at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. Dr. Juwan Ayer-Cole was the ACT-SO Chairperson. Also during the dinner, officers of the Branch’s Youth […]

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CITY OF TAMPA BLACK HISTORY COMMITTEE PRESENTS SCHOLARSHIPS

CITY OF TAMPA BLACK HISTORY COMMITTEE PRESENTS SCHOLARSHIPS The City of Tampa Black History Committee held its 19th Annual Scholarship presentation on Tuesday, June 6th at the Holiday Inn-Westshore. As of 2016, the committee had presented more than $159,000 in scholarships to 109 students. One of the scholarships presented this year was the Bobby Bowden […]

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SHRINERS HOST DESERT OF FLORIDA GALA DAY CELEBRATION IN TAMPA

SHRINERS HOST DESERT OF FLORIDA GALA DAY CELEBRATION IN TAMPA Harram Temple No. 23, Inc., Prince Hall Shriners and Harram Court No. 96, Daughters hosted the Desert Conference/Gala Day Celebration 2017 in Tampa, on May 24-28, 2017. The public program was held on May 26, 2017, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel. The theme was […]

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MARY E. MAY PRAYERLINE MINISTRY PRESENTS SCHOLARSHIP TO STUDENT

MARY E. MAY PRAYERLINE MINISTRY PRESENTS SCHOLARSHIP TO STUDENT The Mary E. May Intercessory Prayerline Ministry held its Scholarship Breakfast recently to present a scholarship and gifts to a deserving student. The breakfast was held in the Life Center of First Baptist Church of College Hill. The Scholarship Committee Chairperson, Joan Dawson and the Founder […]

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Demolition Ceremony Planned For North Blvd. Homes

Demolition Ceremony Planned For North Blvd. Homes

  JEROME RYANS CEO & President of the Tampa Housing Authority NORTH BLVD. HOMES ARTIST RENDITION OF NEW BUILDINGS BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor On Thursday, June 29th, a ceremony will be held prior to the demolition of Tampa’s oldest housing complex. The demolition ceremony for the North Boulevard Homes Public Housing Complex...

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Early Morning Fire Displaces 12 East Tampa Families 

Early Morning Fire Displaces 12 East Tampa Families 

  Firefighters responded to the Knollwood Manor Apartment Complex early Monday. At least 12 apartments were damaged.  The City of Tampa Fire Department responded to a fire that left at least 12 families displaced. The fire took place at and East Tampa apartment complex and the cause of the blaze is still under investigation. According...

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Motorcyclist Killed In Traffic Accident

Motorcyclist Killed In Traffic Accident

  ANDRES ALFREDO CASTILLO … Killed in traffic accident A 22-year-old man died Friday morning after being involved in a traffic accident. The accident occurred on E. Fletcher Avenue, near N. 50th Street. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, Andres Alfredo Castillo, was traveling eastbound on E. Fletcher Avenue. He was driving a 2006...

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Winners Chosen In Fifth Portable Shuffleboard Tournament

Winners Chosen In Fifth Portable Shuffleboard Tournament

  Among those attending the Fifth Portable Shuffleboard Tournament are shown seated from left to right: Betty Bell, Steve Scott, Katherine Palmer, Sadie Lester, Earline Cohen, and Vonnie Scott. Shown standing from left to right are: Sunday Bivens Reese, Quincy Jefferson, Connie Bowen, Pearl James, Sandra Nelson, Linda Cotney, Estelle Acree, and Rosalind Timmons. BY IRIS...

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Series Of Fires In West Tampa Ruled Arson

Series Of Fires In West Tampa Ruled Arson

  This photograph shows the blaze intentionally set at 3909 W. Palmetto Street last Monday. Officials with the City of Tampa Fire Marshal’s Office are conducting an investigation into a series of fires. All of the fires took place during a six-day period and have been ruled as arson. According to officials, the first fire...

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Registered Sexual Predator Charged With Assaulting Woman

Registered Sexual Predator Charged With Assaulting Woman

  LEE ROY RETTLEY The Hernando County Sheriff’s Office arrested a registered sexual predator last week. He is accused of attempting to assault a woman. According to police, at 11:30 a.m., deputies responded to calls from neighbors who heard a woman screaming from a nearby home. When deputies arrived at the scene, they learned that...

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USF Athlete Charged With Credit Card Fraud

USF Athlete Charged With Credit Card Fraud

  ADRIAN PALMORE For the third time this year, a University of South Florida football player has been arrested. This suspect is charged with credit card fraud. According to the Temple Terrace Police Department, Adrian Palmore, was arrested last Monday at the IHOP, 11710 Morris Bridge Road. He had allegedly ordered food from the restaurant...

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Clarence Barr's Reality On Ice-'Reverend Can't Get Right'

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘Reverend Can’t Get Right’

Reverend Can’t Get Right BY CLARENCE BARR, II The image of the sleazy preacher who can’t wait until he gets his hand inside of your pocket, or who sleeps with as many women in his congregation as possible, has been a staple of Black comedies for decades. Typically, this over-the-top character is an exaggerated version...

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Black Caucus Declines President Trump’s Invitation To Meet

Black Caucus Declines President Trump’s Invitation To Meet

  The Black Caucus is made up of Black U.S. Representatives and Senators. In a scathing three-page letter released Wednesday, the Congressional Black Caucus announced that it was declining an invitation to meet with President Donald Trump. “We have seen no evidence that your Administration acted on our calls for action, and we have in...

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Disability Advocates Arrested Outside Senate Majority Leader’s Office After Healthcare Plan Released

Disability Advocates Arrested Outside Senate Majority Leader’s Office After Healthcare Plan Released

Protesters are upset that the plan cuts Medicaid. Dozens of people protested the newly proposed Republican health-care legislation outside the Capitol Hill office of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday — a demonstration that resulted in the arrest of 43 disability advocates. U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman Eva Malecki said officers warned the demonstrators...

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Rep. Stacey Abrams Could Become First Black Female Governor In U.S. History

Rep. Stacey Abrams Could Become First Black Female Governor In U.S. History

    Rep. Stacey Abrams could be the first Black female governor in U.S. history. Georgia General Assembly House Minority Leader Rep. Stacey Abrams, a Democratic representative from the Atlanta area, says she has what it takes to usher in a new era in Georgia politics. Abrams, 43, announced a few weeks ago that she...

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Black Teens Handcuffed After Selling Water On National Mall

Black Teens Handcuffed After Selling Water On National Mall

  Park police handcuffed 3 Black teens for selling water on the National Mall. The teens were detained and turned over to their guardians. They can’t find the people hanging nooses all over federal grounds, but Park Police are on it when it comes to illegal water selling. The U.S. Park Police has responded to...

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Ashley This week’s Beauty Unlimited feature, Ashley, makes you want to join her in the sunshine and waters of the beach. Ashley is a tireless worker who always finds the time to pursue her dreams and ambitions. This young lady is highly motivated and eager to make a name for herself in the modeling industry....

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Jameis Winston Returns To Tallahassee To Help Lead Youth Camp, Charitable Events

Jameis Winston Returns To Tallahassee To Help Lead Youth Camp, Charitable Events

  Jameis Winston has made a few trips back to Florida State since he left the Seminoles after the 2014 season, but his visit on Saturday was a bit different. The former FSU and current Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback was back in Tallahassee this weekend to volunteer at the inaugural Elite Championship Camp on Florida...

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Cam Newton: Super Bowl Ring Only Thing Missing From My Life

Cam Newton: Super Bowl Ring Only Thing Missing From My Life

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has led a full life and had a relatively successful career, but there’s still one gaping hole that has prevented him from feeling complete: a Super Bowl ring. At his fifth annual 7-on-7 football tournament at Providence Day School over the weekend, Newton told players from 20 separate high school...

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No. 1 Pick In NBA Markelle Fultz Didn't Make Varsity Team As Sophomore 

No. 1 Pick In NBA Markelle Fultz Didn’t Make Varsity Team As Sophomore 

Listen up kids. The Philadelphia 76ers No.1 Markelle Fultz was cut in his sophomore year  from the varsity team. Just like Micheal Jordan. DeMatha Catholic boys basketball coach Mike Jones remembers sitting down with a mother and her son in 2013, delivering news that he knew wouldn’t sound good to the young athlete. Jones explained...

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LeBron James Not Planning To Leave Cavs

LeBron James Not Planning To Leave Cavs

  There has been a lot of talk about LeBron James potentially leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers when he is eligible to opt out of his contract next summer, but one NBA reporter says that talk is very premature. According to Chris Broussard of FOX Sports, LeBron currently has no plans to bail on the Cavs....

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