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NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS HOLD INITIATION AND MEMBERSHIP DRIVE STUDENTS LEARN EARLY HOW TO BECOME ENTREPRENEURS INDUCTION CEREMONY HELD FOR NEW GIRLS CLUB AT MIDDLETON HIGH A SPECIAL 90th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FOR MRS. MARY MITCHELL
 
NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS HOLD INITIATION AND MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS HOLD INITIATION AND MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

  NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS HOLD INITIATION AND MEMBERSHIP DRIVE                   Recently, members of the National Society of Black Engineers, Tampa Chapter, assembled at Middleton High School for the initiation and membership drive. The Chapter will become the first Junior Chapter of the organization established on the campus. More than 100 students, many […]

STUDENTS LEARN EARLY HOW TO BECOME ENTREPRENEURS

STUDENTS LEARN EARLY HOW TO BECOME ENTREPRENEURS

STUDENTS LEARN EARLY HOW TO BECOME ENTREPRENEURS     Walters Academy for Entrepreneurship (WAE) was launched in the community recently. Students in grades 5-12th are students at the school. The goal of the school is to teach youngsters how to become business owners at an early age. Multiple classes are built into the school day […]

INDUCTION CEREMONY HELD FOR NEW GIRLS CLUB AT MIDDLETON HIGH

INDUCTION CEREMONY HELD FOR NEW GIRLS CLUB AT MIDDLETON HIGH

INDUCTION CEREMONY HELD FOR NEW GIRLS CLUB AT MIDDLETON HIGH   An induction ceremony was held last week for a group of girls at Middleton Senior High School, a Pre-Collegiate STEM Academy. The group is called Ladies of Distinction. The vision of Ladies of Distinction is to promote high scholastic attainment and empowerment through mentorship, […]

A SPECIAL 90th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FOR MRS. MARY MITCHELL

A SPECIAL 90th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FOR MRS. MARY MITCHELL

A SPECIAL 90th BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION FOR MRS. MARY MITCHELL Family and friends joined Mrs. Mary Mitchell on her 90th birthday, Friday, August 26, 2016, at the Egypt Shrine Temple for a special birthday celebration. Family members traveled from near and far to help her celebrate. Congresswoman Kathy Castor and her husband made a surprise visit […]

Woman Gets 2 Years For Stolen Tax Refund Checks

Woman Gets 2 Years For Stolen Tax Refund Checks

  TIANA LISE WILLIAMS   A federal judge sentenced a Tampa woman to serve time in federal prison last Friday. She pleaded guilty to theft of government funds and aggravated identity theft on March 2, 2016. According to court documents, U. S. District Judge Elizabeth Kovakevich sentenced Ms. Tiana Lise Williams, 31, of Tampa, to...

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Woman Found Guilty Of Attempted Murder

Woman Found Guilty Of Attempted Murder

ASHLEY PARKER   Ashley Parker, 31, was found guilty on four felony counts Friday: attempted first-degree murder with a deadly weapon, two counts of aggravated child abuse and resisting an officer with violence in connection to the stabbing and attempted drowning of her 6-year-old daughter in June 2015. On June 26, 2015, Sarasota Police responded...

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Man Charged With Making Bomb Threat At Hospital

Man Charged With Making Bomb Threat At Hospital

GERALD LEMMON   Clearwater Police charged a man who allegedly called in a bomb threat to Morton Plant Hospital last week. Gerald Lemmon, 28, has been charged with threatening to discharge a destructive device he is being held on $10,000 bail.      Lemmon reportedly admitted to a detective he had called in the bomb threat...

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Teenager Arrested For Attempted Murder

Teenager Arrested For Attempted Murder

CORTIZ FLOWERS   St. Petersburg Police arrested 16-year-old Cortiz Flowers Saturday, charging him with attempted first-degree murder for a shooting that occurred August 29th. Officers spotted a car last weekend near Harbordale and 4th Street with an expired temporary tag. When they stopped it, the passenger, Cortiz Flowers, was arrested for possession of cocaine and...

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Burglary Suspect Arrested

Burglary Suspect Arrested

LETROY MOSLEY   According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, at 1:18 a. m. on September 7th, Letroy Mosley, 26, reportedly unlawfully entered a vehicle in the Estates at South Cove subdivision. Once inside the vehicle, deputies said Mosley removed keys and a wallet He then went to Speedway, 13179 301 South, in Riverview, and...

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Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘A Mile In Our Shoes’

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘A Mile In Our Shoes’

A Mile In Our Shoes   BY CLARENCE BARR, II   I think it may be an understatement to say that, when it comes to the acts of defiance being displayed by Black athletes across the country and the protests occurring in cities like Charlotte, North Carolina, the average white person still doesn’t have a...

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President Obama Gives Powerful Speech At New Museum

President Obama Gives Powerful Speech At New Museum

President Obama speaks at opening of Museum.   Saturday morning marked a monumental day for America, a day many believed would never come—the opening day of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the 19th museum of the Smithsonian Institution. NMAAHC was established in 2003 under the authorization of President George W. Bush. But that, of course, was not...

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President Obama ‘Widespread Discrimination Within Justice System Should Concern All’

President Obama ‘Widespread Discrimination Within Justice System Should Concern All’

  Widespread discrimination within America’s justice system is not a Black issue. It’s not a white issue. President Obama says it’s an issue for all. In an exclusive with Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts, President Obama toured the National Museum of African American History and Culture before its public opening Saturday. The President went into detail about America’s tumultuous...

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Leonardo DiCaprio To Meet With President To Discuss ‘Climate Change’

Leonardo DiCaprio To Meet With President To Discuss ‘Climate Change’

Leonardo DiCaprio is heading to the White House. The Oscar winner is set to meet with President Barack Obama next week to discuss climate change, the White House announced Sunday. The conversation, which will also be joined by climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe and center on “the importance of protecting the one planet we’ve got for future generations,” will be...

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Lineup For White House Music Festival Announced

Lineup For White House Music Festival Announced

Earlier this month, it was announced that President Barack Obama was joining forces with SXSW to launch South by South Lawn, a small-scale version of the festival to be held on the White House grounds on October 3.   Now, the lineup for the festival has been detailed: the Lumineers, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, and DJ Beverly Bond will perform,...

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PATRICE      If you want to know what it takes to be our Beauty Unlimited feature, look at Patrice and all of your questions will be answered. When you have eyes that can pierce your soul, and all of the attributes God can bless you with, there’s not much else left. She’s a walking testimony...

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Jose Fernandez Dies In Boating Accident

Jose Fernandez Dies In Boating Accident

 Miami Marlins ace and Alonso High graduate  Jose Fernandez was killed in a boating accident in Florida early Sunday morning. Spokesman Lorenzo Veloz of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said in a news conference Sunday that Fernandez, 24, was one of three men killed in the accident. The Coast Guard arrived on the...

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Bucs Fall To Rams 37-32

Bucs Fall To Rams 37-32

  it seems the NFC South is suffering and struggling for wins this year as last year’s Super Bowl runnerup lost another game, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers lost against a Los Angeles Rams team thought to be offensively challenged. The Bucs hosted the Rams at Raymond James Stadium, and just when the fans thought...

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Terrelle Pryor Gets Snaps At QB, WR And Safety For Browns

Terrelle Pryor Gets Snaps At QB, WR And Safety For Browns

Terrelle Pryor did just about everything for theCleveland Browns on Sunday. Pryor started the game at receiver and caught eight passes for 144 yards. He lined up 14 times at quarterback in the shotgun, ran four times for 21 yards and a touchdown and threw five times, completing three. He also spent a play in...

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Kevin Garnett Bids ‘Farewell,’ Retires After 21 NBA Seasons

Kevin Garnett Bids ‘Farewell,’ Retires After 21 NBA Seasons

Superstar  Kevin Garnett has decided to retire after 21 seasons in the NBA, leaving a legacy as one of the best defensive players in league history and one of the game’s most influential and intense competitors. Garnett posted a farewell video on Friday, four days before the Minnesota Timberwolves are set to open training camp....

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Beyonce Headlines Tidal’s Benefit Concert For 2nd Year

Beyonce Headlines Tidal’s Benefit Concert For 2nd Year

Queen B will be the headliner.   For the second year in a row, Beyoncé will headline her husband Jay Z’s TIDAL X benefit show at Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Oct. 15th. Also on the ticket for this year’s event is Nicki Minaj, Alicia Keys, Lauryn Hill, Common, T.I., DNCE, Blood Orange, Robin Thicke, Emeli Sandé, Prince Royce, Salva, Cipha Sounds, Ross One,...

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The Weeknd Cuts His Hair And Social Media Goes Crazy

The Weeknd Cuts His Hair And Social Media Goes Crazy

The old The Weeknd and the new The Weeknd.   The Weeknd shared the cover art for his upcoming album Starboy on Wednesday, sporting a leather jacket, a crucifix, and most surprisingly, a brand new haircut.   It’s no secret The Weeknd has etched out his own niche in the style world, with his signature locks becoming synonymous with his career...

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Chris Brown Went There!: Selling ‘This B!tch Lyin’ T-Shirts

Chris Brown Went There!: Selling ‘This B!tch Lyin’ T-Shirts

  Chris Brown models his newest clothing wear sparked by Baylee Curran falsely accusing Brown of pointing a gun at her leading to his arrest.   Capitalizing off the Baylee Curran drama, Chris Brown has taken his pain and turned it into a monetary opportunity by selling T-shirts printed with “THIS B!TCH LYIN’” on the front...

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