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MEN OF VISION ALUMNI ATTEND AWARDS CEREMONY TAMPA POLICE DEPARTMENT’S BLACK HISTORY COMMITTEE AWARDS $10,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS TRACK TEAM CELEBRATES SUCCESSFUL SEASON VISIT TAMPA BAY NATIONAL TOURISM LUNCHEON HONORS LOCAL PERSONS
 
MEN OF VISION ALUMNI ATTEND AWARDS CEREMONY

MEN OF VISION ALUMNI ATTEND AWARDS CEREMONY

MEN OF VISION ALUMNI ATTEND AWARDS CEREMONY  Ross Anderson, Founder of the Men of Vision, Inc., held the organization’s 11th Annual Academic Achievement Ceremony & Mother’s Day Celebration on May 12th. It was held in the Auditorium of Blake High School. The event is designed t0 recognize the academic success of the young members and […]

TAMPA POLICE DEPARTMENT’S BLACK HISTORY COMMITTEE AWARDS $10,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS

TAMPA POLICE DEPARTMENT’S BLACK HISTORY COMMITTEE AWARDS $10,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS

TAMPA POLICE DEPARTMENT’S BLACK HISTORY COMMITTEE AWARDS $10,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS The Tampa Police Department Black History Committee recently presented $10,000 in scholarships to graduating seniors to help them financially as they pursue their educational endeavors. The 2017 award recipients represent both public and private schools in Hillsborough County. Each of the 10 recipients received a […]

TRACK TEAM CELEBRATES SUCCESSFUL SEASON

TRACK TEAM CELEBRATES SUCCESSFUL SEASON

TRACK TEAM CELEBRATES SUCCESSFUL SEASON  Members of the TrackStarz Track Club celebrated their success during the FHSAA Track finals. The students, who are students at various high schools throughout Hillsborough County, gathered at the Olive Garden Restaurant for the celebration. The youngsters were encouraged to continue to strive for excellence individually as well as a […]

VISIT TAMPA BAY NATIONAL TOURISM LUNCHEON HONORS LOCAL PERSONS

VISIT TAMPA BAY NATIONAL TOURISM LUNCHEON HONORS LOCAL PERSONS

VISIT TAMPA BAY NATIONAL TOURISM LUNCHEON HONORS LOCAL PERSONS Visit Tampa Bay held its National Tourism Luncheon on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. The event was held at the Glazer Jewish Community Center. Among those honored were: Carla Williams, Community Relations Executive with Hillsborough Area Regional Transit (HART), who received an award for assisting Visit Tampa […]

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Man Pleads Guilty In $300,000 Tax Fraud Scheme

Man Pleads Guilty In $300,000 Tax Fraud Scheme

  XAVIER WILLIAMS A 48-year-old Tampa man is facing up to 12 years in prison for receipt of stolen government property and aggravated identity theft. He entered a guilty plea to the charges last Friday. According to the plea agreement, Xavier Williams obtained a number of federal tax refund checks belonging to taxpayers who were victims of...

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International Rep Of Nation Of Islam Talks About His Experiences With Malcolm X At Tampa’s Main Library

International Rep Of Nation Of Islam Talks About His Experiences With Malcolm X At Tampa’s Main Library

By Kenya Woodard  Sentinel Feature Writer Akbar Muhammad wasn’t seeking membership in the Nation of Islam when he stepped inside a mosque in New York City in the early 1960s. The Civil Rights Movement was in full swing and young Black people were wanting to be part of the sweeping changes that were coming through...

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10 Students Receive $1,000 From Tampa Police Black History Committee

10 Students Receive $1,000 From Tampa Police Black History Committee

Members of the 2017 Tampa Police Department’s Black History Committee shown from left to right are: Major Rocky Ratliff, Spokesperson Janelle McGregor, Officer Gig Brown, Crystel Sampson, Deirdre Joseph, Ida Walker, Chief Eric Ward, Lydia Pizarro, Zalavia Brown, and Captain Calvin Johnson.  BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Recently, the Tampa Police Chief Eric...

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Convicted Felon Gets 17 Years For Having Firearm

Convicted Felon Gets 17 Years For Having Firearm

JAMAL SMITH A St. Petersburg man was sentenced to more than 17 years in prison for possessing a gun as a convicted felon. He was also ordered to forfeit the firearm traceable to the offense. According to court documents, 31-year-old Jamal Smith pleaded guilty on February 27, 2017. U. S. District Judge Steven D. Merryday...

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‘Person Of Interest’ Sought In Murder Case

‘Person Of Interest’ Sought In Murder Case

  CURTIS THOMAS MICHAEL ANTHONY BRIDGEMAN, aka “Meego” … Person of Interest SUSPECT IN HOMICIDE Detectives with the Tampa Police Department are currently searching for a person of interest in connection with a murder. The murder took place on April 27th. During the investigation, detectives have identified 29-year-old Anthony Bridgeman, a.k.a. “Meego,” as a “person...

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Teenager Charged With Double Murder

Teenager Charged With Double Murder

  DEVON ARTHURS … Facing two counts of murder The Tampa Police Department arrested an 18-year-old and charged him with two counts of first-degree murder. He was also charged with armed kidnapping. According to police, at approximately 5:28 p.m., Friday, police responded to a call regarding a suspicious man who was possibly armed. When officers...

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Meanwhile: Former President And First Lady Enjoy Romantic Vacation In Italy

Meanwhile: Former President And First Lady Enjoy Romantic Vacation In Italy

Former first lady Michelle strolls with friends in Montalcino, Italy where she was greeted with excitement. The next day she and former president Barack enjoyed sightseeing in Tuscany. Is anyone having more fun than former President and First Lady, Barack and Michelle Obama post-presidency? On Saturday, Michelle was spotted doing some sightseeing in Montalcino, Italy,...

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First Lady Allegedly Slaps Away President’s Hand After They Arrive In Israel

First Lady Allegedly Slaps Away President’s Hand After They Arrive In Israel

President Trump and wife, Melania, touched down in Israel on Monday morning, and their arrival included a strange tarmac moment between the U.S. commander in chief and first lady. The president and first lady were greeted in Tel Aviv by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and wife, Sara, who walked side by side as they...

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New Homeland Security Assist. Sec. Allegedly Submitted ‘Fake’ Thesis

New Homeland Security Assist. Sec. Allegedly Submitted ‘Fake’ Thesis

Sheriff David Clarke in Russia. Controversial Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who this week announced he will be joining Donald Trump’s administration as assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security, allegedly plagiarized sections of his 2013 master’s thesis on U.S. security, a CNN KFile review has found. Clarke,  who also took an all-expense-paid trip...

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Congressman Who Called For Trump’s Impeachment Receiving Lynching Threats

Congressman Who Called For Trump’s Impeachment Receiving Lynching Threats

U. S. Rep.  Al Green U.S. Rep. Al Green said the phone calls came in not long after he called for the impeachment of President Trump. “Hey, Al Green, we got an impeachment for you. It’s going to be yours,” one caller said. “Was actually gonna give you a short trial before we hang your n—–...

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ADRIANNA

ADRIANNA If you need cooling off, let this week’s Beauty Unlimited feature lead the way. Adrianna is one of those rare beauties that has it all. Adrianna aspires to be a success in the modeling industry, and hopes that will open other doors of opportunity for her in the near future. Congratulations to Adrianna as...

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Cavaliers Blow 21-Point Lead In Game 3 As LeBron James Disappears

Cavaliers Blow 21-Point Lead In Game 3 As LeBron James Disappears

Of LeBron James’ many attributes, one that was easily taken for granted over the past seven or so years is the perception that he is immune to having bad playoff games. James had just 11 points, of which only three came in the second half as he went 1-of-9 shooting and had an unusual vanishing...

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Kobe Bryant Surprises Brother Of Teen Killed By Police On His Birthday

Kobe Bryant Surprises Brother Of Teen Killed By Police On His Birthday

Kobe Bryant called Kevon Edwards on his birthday. Kevon was in the car with his brother, Jordan, 15, when police fatally shot him. Less than a month after the fatal police shooting of unarmed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards, Kobe Bryant is sending a special message to the late teen’s family. On last Tuesday, the retired NBA All-Star...

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Steph Curry Thinking Of Another Sports Career After Basketball?

Steph Curry Thinking Of Another Sports Career After Basketball?

Stephen Curry is a good golfer, too. Is Stephen Curry looking to dominate yet another sport? In an interview with David Feherty that aired on the Golf Channel this past Monday night, Curry said, “I’ve thought about it,” when asked about joining the world of professional golf. According to MSN, Curry’s favorite sport other than basketball...

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Smart And Fast: NFL WR Receives Master’s Degree From Columbia With 4.0 GPA

Smart And Fast: NFL WR Receives Master’s Degree From Columbia With 4.0 GPA

NFL wide receiver Andrew Hawkins received a Masters degree from Columbia University. NEW YORK — Andrew Hawkins, 31, has no idea where he is supposed to line up. In his six years as an NFL wide receiver, that’s never been a problem. But now, 20 minutes before his commencement ceremony at Columbia University, he has no...

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Snoop Dogg Launching New Clothing Line Next Month

Snoop Dogg Launching New Clothing Line Next Month

  Snoop Dogg is expanding his brand into clothing with the help of his oldest son, Cordell. Rapper Snoop Dogg is launching a new fashion line. The JOYRICH x Snoop Dogg collection will be released next month and Snoop will host his first-ever fashion show at Made LA in support of the launch. The two-day...

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Beyonce And Jay Z Host ‘African Themed Push Party’ Baby Shower

Beyonce And Jay Z Host ‘African Themed Push Party’ Baby Shower

  Jay Z and Beyonce at their baby shower on Saturday. As the countdown towards the birth of Jay-Z and Beyonce‘s second and third children continues, Bey continues to serve major pregnancy looks that definitely deserve some recognition. The most recent milestone reached has been their baby shower, celebrated Saturday in the presence of plenty...

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