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RADIANT JEWELS AT VAN BUREN MIDDLE SCHOOL TAKEN TO VIEW MOVIE ANNUAL UNCF LUNCHEON HELD IN TAMPA CDC OF TAMPA, INC. DEDICATES LEARNING LAB
 
RADIANT JEWELS AT VAN BUREN MIDDLE SCHOOL TAKEN TO VIEW MOVIE ‘HIDDEN FIGURES’

RADIANT JEWELS AT VAN BUREN MIDDLE SCHOOL TAKEN TO VIEW MOVIE ‘HIDDEN FIGURES’

The teen group mentored by the Tampa Chapter of the Links, Inc., the Radiant Jewels at Van Buren Middle School were treated to a field trip to see the movie, ‘Hidden Figures’ recently. The Tampa Links financed the field trip, and thanks to the management at Movie Studio Grill at University Mall, who opened the […]

ANNUAL UNCF LUNCHEON HELD IN TAMPA

ANNUAL UNCF LUNCHEON HELD IN TAMPA

ANNUAL UNCF LUNCHEON HELD IN TAMPA The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) held its annual luncheon at the Tampa Marriott Westshore. The event was held on Friday, February 10, 2017. Dr. Edison O. Jackson, President of Bethune-Cookman University, was the guest speaker. Deiah Riley, morning anchor of ABC Action News, was the Mistress of Ceremonies. […]

‘STOP THE VIOLENCE’ GOSPEL CONCERT AT NEW HOPE M.B. CHURCH

‘STOP THE VIOLENCE’ GOSPEL CONCERT AT NEW HOPE M.B. CHURCH

Pastor Al Baldwin was the Master of Ceremonies for the ‘Stop The Violence’ Gospel Concert Night at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Rev, Larry Mouton, Jr., Because of the number of violent incidents among young people that have been occurring, the community was invited to attend the event on Friday, January 20, 2017, to enjoy […]

CDC OF TAMPA, INC. DEDICATES LEARNING LAB

CDC OF TAMPA, INC. DEDICATES LEARNING LAB

CDC OF TAMPA, INC. DEDICATES LEARNING LAB   Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa, Inc. (CDC of Tampa) recently held the dedication ceremony for the grand opening of its East Tampa Learning Lab. The event was held at the Audrey Spotford Youth and Family Center, 2631 E. Lake Ave, Tampa. The lab, made possible through […]

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Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘Another Slap To Our Faces’

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘Another Slap To Our Faces’

Another Slap To Our Faces BY CLARENCE BARR, II This week the ABC television network gave itself an enthusiastic pat on the back for installing a Black woman as the centerpiece of its popular dating show The Bachelorette. It will be the first time in the show’s 13-year history that a woman of African descent...

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Winners Chosen In 4th Annual Teen Business Challenge

Winners Chosen In 4th Annual Teen Business Challenge

  Members of the winning Blue Team are: Bruce Wilson, Hamza Chouaibi, John Walton, Joseph Gutschmidt, and Odette Del Valle. BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor The 4th Annual Teen Business Challenge took place February 18th and 19th, at the Hillsborough Community College, Ybor Campus. During the competition, 19 high school students had the...

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Helen Gordon Davis Centre For Women’s Luncheon To Honor Dr. Sheila Johnson And Former Mayor Sandy Freedman

Helen Gordon Davis Centre For Women’s Luncheon To Honor Dr. Sheila Johnson And Former Mayor Sandy Freedman

DR. SHEILA JOHNSON FORMER MAYOR SANDY FREEDMAN BY KENYA WOODARD Sentinel Feature Writer One of Tampa’s most popular events next month will honor one of the most intriguing businesswomen in the country. Dr. Sheila Johnson, co-founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET) and chief executive officer of Salamander Hotels and Resorts – which includes Innisbrook Resort...

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LeBron James Reunited Lil Wayne And The Hot Boys At All-Star Weekend

LeBron James Reunited Lil Wayne And The Hot Boys At All-Star Weekend

The debates will probably rage forever. For every guy saying LeBron is the greatest of all-time, there will be a Skip Bayless reminding the world about the 2011 Finals, clutch gene, the dunk contest, and all sorts of silly arguments against LeBron James’ legacy. Still, even after all of that, Bron has added something that...

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Man Charged In Convenience Store Robbery Spree

Man Charged In Convenience Store Robbery Spree

  TREVOR N. GIPSON … Facing several charges SPEEDWAY ROBBERY 7-11 FISHHAWK ROBBERY Police have arrested a 20-year-old man and charged him with 3 counts of armed robbery. He is also suspected of committing a fourth robbery. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, Trevor N. Gipson, of Valrico, was arrested and charged with committing...

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Student Arrested For Bringing Machete To School

Student Arrested For Bringing Machete To School

  DAQUAN MAYBELL The St. Petersburg Police Department arrested an 18-year-old student and charged him with bringing a machete to school. The incident took place at Lakewood High School, 1400 54th Avenue, South on Wednesday. According to police, Daquan Maybell allegedly concealed a 28-inch machete inside a trombone case in the band room. It was...

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DCF Employee Arrested On Drug Charges

DCF Employee Arrested On Drug Charges

LAYMESHIA HICKS … Surrendered to police XZAIVEOUS SCOTT … Still at large HOME INVASION SUSPECTS The Polk County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Department of Children and Families employee. She is facing several drug charges. The arrest came about after police were called after a home invasion. According to police, last Friday, two unknown, armed...

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Dump Truck Driver Charged In Fatal Accident

Dump Truck Driver Charged In Fatal Accident

  DAVID YRIBAR-HERNANDEZ … Charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving a death The Tampa Police Department has charged the driver in c0nnection with a fatal traffic accident. The accident took place at approximately 5:40 a.m., Monday, at the intersection of Columbus Drive and N. 50th Street. According to police, David Yribar-Hernandez, 46,...

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Suspect Waits For Customers To Leave To Rob Store

Suspect Waits For Customers To Leave To Rob Store

  WALGREENS ROBBERY Detectives with the Tampa Police Department are currently searching for a robbery suspect. The robbery took place last Saturday at the Walgreens Store, 1860 E. Fowler Avenue. According to police, shortly before 11 p.m., an unidentified Black man entered the business and waited for the customers in the store to leave. He...

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Poll: Country Divided Evenly Over Obamacare; Congress Members Receiving Major Backlash About Repeal

Poll: Country Divided Evenly Over Obamacare; Congress Members Receiving Major Backlash About Repeal

  Pig farmer confronts U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley at a town hall meeting Tuesday. The 2010 health care law is becoming more popular, even as it heads toward the chopping block — further complicating efforts by President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans to repeal and replace it, as they continue to try and erase all...

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Trump Tweets About Angry Crowds  Republican Congress Members Are Facing At Nationwide Town Hall Meetings

Trump Tweets About Angry Crowds Republican Congress Members Are Facing At Nationwide Town Hall Meetings

  Town Hall crowds became rowdy at times with Republican Congress members who hosted them.  President Donald Trump weighed in on the controversy at town halls and other events on Tuesday, claiming in a tweet: “The so-called angry crowds in home districts of some Republicans are actually, in numerous cases, planned out by liberal activists....

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Thousands Demonstrate Against President On Presidents Day

Thousands Demonstrate Against President On Presidents Day

    Protesters took to the streets on Presidents Day to protest against Donald Trump and  labeled it ‘Not My President Day’. Tens of thousands of protesters attended demonstrations across the country to rally against President Trump on President’s Day. Protesters used the federal holiday to organize “Not my President Day” rallies in major cities,...

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4 HBCUs Played In Unique Baseball Tourney Sponsored By Major League Baseball

Wilbert Malphus ….Tampa native and HHS graduate is a red-shirt junior  outfielder at Alcorn State. While the sports world was focused on New Orleans because of the NBA All-Star Weekend, 4 historically black colleges and universities’ (HBCUs) baseball teams played in a unique tournament with the help of Major League Baseball. Alcorn State, Grambling State,...

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Hampton University President Blasts ‘The Quad’ For Inaccurate Portrayal Of Black College Life

Hampton University President Blasts ‘The Quad’ For Inaccurate Portrayal Of Black College Life

  Debra Lee, BET president and the star of ‘The Quad’ and FAMU grad, Anika Noni Rose A leader in the historically black college community has blasted BET’s The Quad for distorting HBCU culture and leadership on TV, calling the new drama “fake news” and “a bogus representation of very important and historic institutions.” Hampton University President William...

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Grambling Student Creates App To Match Best HBCU To You

Grambling Student Creates App To Match Best HBCU To You

  Jonathan Swindell is the apps creator. A Grambling State University student has created an app that helps students identify historically black colleges that could be a good match for them. The app keeps a database of several HBCUs across the country, providing detailed information people look for when trying to find the right HBCU match....

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100% Of Lincoln University’s  2016 Nursing Grads Pass Licensing Test; Get Employed

100% Of Lincoln University’s 2016 Nursing Grads Pass Licensing Test; Get Employed

Lincoln University located in Jefferson City, Missouri. The 17 2016 graduating nursing students all passed the licensing test and are now employed. Three years after earning state approval to offer an undergraduate degree in nursing, Lincoln University’s inaugural class of nurses has achieved perfection in earning professional licenses and employment following graduation. All 17 of...

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YELLIE Welcome to this week’s Spotlight feature, the lovely Yellie. Yellie enjoys spending time with her friends and family, and really enjoys being in front of the camera. Yellie aspires to become a very successful businesswoman, and doesn’t mind passing on her success to others. When Yellie is relaxing she loves doing it in the...

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