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SEMINOLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CELEBRATES 100TH ANNIVERSARY BETHUNE AND FAMU HOST 4TH ANNUAL HBCU ROUNDUP TOWN HALL MEETING HELD TO DISCUSS BULLYING PRETTY GIRL WORLD PRESENTS FREE WOMEN’S FORUM
 
SEMINOLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CELEBRATES 100TH ANNIVERSARY

SEMINOLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CELEBRATES 100TH ANNIVERSARY

SEMINOLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CELEBRATES 100TH ANNIVERSARY Seminole Elementary School celebrated its 100th anniversary on Thursday, April 21, 2016. Officials from the School District of Hillsborough County, community persons, parents, friends and supporters of the school were in attendance to help the students celebrate the grand event. Among those on hand to enjoy the celebration were: […]

BETHUNE AND FAMU HOST 4TH ANNUAL HBCU ROUNDUP

BETHUNE AND FAMU HOST 4TH ANNUAL HBCU ROUNDUP

BETHUNE AND FAMU HOST 4TH ANNUAL HBCU ROUNDUP   The Hillsborough Alumni Chapter of Bethune-Cookman University and the Tampa Chapter of Florida A&M University sponsored the 4th Annual Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) on Saturday, April 16, 2016. The event was held at the George M. Steinbrenner Boys and Girls Club. In addition to […]

TOWN HALL MEETING HELD TO DISCUSS BULLYING

TOWN HALL MEETING HELD TO DISCUSS BULLYING

TOWN HALL MEETING HELD TO DISCUSS BULLYING            Hillsborough County officials gathered at Howard W. Blake High School on Monday evening to discuss bullying. The town hall meeting was a collaborative effort to promote anti-bullying throughout Hillsborough County with the mission to Teach One, Save One – Together, let’s make Hillsborough County bully free. Commissioner […]

PRETTY GIRL WORLD PRESENTS FREE WOMEN’S FORUM

PRETTY GIRL WORLD PRESENTS FREE WOMEN’S FORUM

PRETTY GIRL WORLD PRESENTS FREE WOMEN’S FORUM The Tampa Bay organization of Pretty Girl World recently presented a free women’s forum, “Bringing the U into Community – Pretty Girls Pray.” The forum was held at the Center For Manifestation, Mark T. Jones, Pastor. Among those who participated in the forum were: from left Vernell Howard, […]

Bucs Pick Former Wharton High and Florida CB Vernon Hargreaves III

Bucs Pick Former Wharton High and Florida CB Vernon Hargreaves III

29 April 2016

— Cornerback was one of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers‘ prime areas of need entering the NFL draft. They were able to secure their man in former Wharton High and Florida’s  Vernon Hargreaves III, with an added bonus of gaining a fourth-round pick in the process after moving to No. 11 from No. 9 in a trade […]

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Mental Walk In The Park Event To Soothe The Soul

Mental Walk In The Park Event To Soothe The Soul

28 April 2016

    VANESSA JOHNSON Founder, President and CEO of Blue Moon 211, Inc.   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   On Saturday, April 30th, members of the community will gather at Rowlett Park, 2401 E. Yukon Street for the 4th Annual Mental Walk In The Park Event. The event, entitled “Tranquility On The […]

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Library Foundation To Present Lamp Of Knowledge Award

Library Foundation To Present Lamp Of Knowledge Award

28 April 2016

    ILLUSTRIOUS POTENTATE ANDREW BENNETT … Harram Temple No. 23, Inc.   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   On Monday, May 2nd, another chapter of the Black History Experience will unfold at the Robert W. Saunders Library, 1505 N. Nebraska Avenue. This month, the Robert W. Saunders Library Foundation, Inc., will present […]

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HABSE To Host 24th Annual African American Achievers Awards Ceremony

HABSE To Host 24th Annual African American Achievers Awards Ceremony

28 April 2016

   MARY DANCE President HABSE   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   Several years ago, members of the Hillsborough Alliance of Black School Educators (HABSE) realized finance was a barrier that prevented some high school students from continuing their education. The organization decided to provide scholarships and book stipends to help students. On […]

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Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘Turning ‘Dubs’  Into ‘Tubs’

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘Turning ‘Dubs’ Into ‘Tubs’

28 April 2016

Turning ‘Dubs’ Into ‘Tubs’   BY CLARENCE BARR, II   Harriet Tubman is going to become the new name associated with the $20 bill. Her portrait, that of a slave who escaped to freedom, replaces that of President Andrew Jackson, a man infamously known as a southern slave owner. The irony, of course, is inescapable. […]

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The President Will Send 250 More  Personnel To Syria

The President Will Send 250 More Personnel To Syria

28 April 2016

  President Obama announced Monday that the U.S. will send up to 250 additional military personnel to Syria. The announcement signals a significant expansion of the American military presence in the country, from 50 personnel up to 300. Still, it is not likely that this escalation indicates a large-scale intervention in Syria, where a fragile […]

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The British Royals Hid Name Of Painting For The Obamas’ Visit

The British Royals Hid Name Of Painting For The Obamas’ Visit

28 April 2016

      The Obama’s met with the British Royals last week. The picture in question is on the wall behind Duchess Kate and Mrs. Obama.     Duchess Kate and Prince William reportedly hid the name of a painting from President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, during their visit to Kensington Palace on Friday, April 22. According to reports, […]

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President To Give Commencement Speech At Howard University

President To Give Commencement Speech At Howard University

28 April 2016

  President Obama has spoken at a few HBCU commencements. Here he is speaking at Morehouse.   President Barack Obama‘s busy itinerary for the rest of 2016 includes giving a commencement speech at Howard University. The renowned HBCU located in Washington, DC made the announcement. Howard University’s 2016 commencement ceremony goes down on Saturday, May 7, 2016. […]

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Tiger Woods Says He Played His First Holes Since August On Monday

Tiger Woods Says He Played His First Holes Since August On Monday

28 April 2016

  TIGER WOODS   We have some irreconcilable facts on our hands after Tiger Woods opened up Bluejack National in Houston on Monday with some swings. There had previously been reports that Woods has been playing holes in Florida over the past few weeks. Tim Rosaforte of Golf Channel said last week that Woods has […]

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Report: Kevin Ollie Finds Lakers Job ‘Intriguing’

Report: Kevin Ollie Finds Lakers Job ‘Intriguing’

28 April 2016

KEVIN OLLIE   Get breaking news and SI’s biggest stories instantly. Download the new Sports Illustrated app (iOS or Android) and personalize your experience by following your favorite teams and SI writers. UConn head coach Kevin Ollie said he finds the open Lakers job “intriguing,” according to the Los Angeles Daily News’ Mark Medina. Ollie […]

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Skip Bayless Is Leaving ESPN After The NBA Finals, Reportedly Joining Fox Sports

Skip Bayless Is Leaving ESPN After The NBA Finals, Reportedly Joining Fox Sports

28 April 2016

  SKIP BAYLESS   ESPN television personality Skip Bayless and his crazy statements are leaving the network at the end of the NBA Finals. The announcement came out today via ESPN. Per a statement released by the network: Skip Bayless has decided to leave ESPN when his contract expires at the end of August. His […]

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NBA Playoffs Take A Rather Cruel Twist With Ill-Timed Injuries To Stars

NBA Playoffs Take A Rather Cruel Twist With Ill-Timed Injuries To Stars

28 April 2016

  CHRIS PAUL   When Chris Paul walked toward the locker room on Monday night, doubling over in frustration and kicking a seat cushion along the way, we were all once again reminded how cruel postseason basketball can be. Sports in general, too. And life. Before the end of the first round of the NBA […]

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SANDRA

28 April 2016

SANDRA      This week’s Spotlight feature, Sandra, hopes to turn heads wherever she goes, and is confident her energy and desire wild rive her to success. Sandra expects only the best, and she understands the work ethic necessary to be the best. Congratulations to Sandra as this week’s Spotlight feature.

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Andre 3000 Is Getting Married?

Andre 3000 Is Getting Married?

28 April 2016

Andre 3000 and music exec Dominique Maldonado.   It looks like Andre 3000 may be a married man soon. Rumor has it that he popped the question to his fiancée Dominique Maldonado at Coachella 2016. Rumor has it she said yes! Apparently the two have been dating exclusively, and 3 Stacks is smitten with the music exec […]

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Nick Gordon Breaks Silence About Bobbi Kristina On ‘Dr. Phil’

Nick Gordon Breaks Silence About Bobbi Kristina On ‘Dr. Phil’

28 April 2016

  The boyfriend of the late Bobbi Kristina Brown still maintains his innocence in the death of the only child between pop icon Whitney Houston and singer Bobbi Brown —and believes he improved the lives of the mother-daughter pair. Nick Gordon broke his silence he held since her death, opening up about his girlfriend’s death on “Dr. […]

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Empire’s Hakeem To Star In New Edition BET Miniseries

Empire’s Hakeem To Star In New Edition BET Miniseries

28 April 2016

  Bryshere ‘Yazz’ Gray aka Hakeem Lyon will play Michael Bivens in New Edition miniseries.    Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky, Mike, Ralph, and Johnny are getting the biopic treatment. BET announced the members of the Boston-bred R&B group New Edition will be the subject of an upcoming miniseries about their careers, and Empire star Bryshere “Yazz” Gray was […]

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HBO Plans To Submit Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade’ For Emmy Award

HBO Plans To Submit Beyonce’s ‘Lemonade’ For Emmy Award

28 April 2016

    If you missed Beyonce’s Lemonade HBO special, not to worry, it’s on iTunes, and the artist-owned streaming service Tidal. Yet, after the release of Bey’s album, it’s being reported the hour-long special maybe submitted for an Emmy. According to Variety, if everything goes to plan, Lemonade will be submitted in the special variety category. It’s unclear if Beyonce and Kahlil Joseph, along […]

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NYPD Detectives Indicted For Beating Mailman; Lawsuit Also Filed

NYPD Detectives Indicted For Beating Mailman; Lawsuit Also Filed

28 April 2016

NY postal worker Karim Baker was viciously beaten by detectives Pampena and Carbone.       One of the NYPD detectives accused of the vicious beatdown of a postal worker was once sued for allegedly busting a man’s hand with his baton, the Daily News has learned. The city settled the 2010 suit for $30,000 without any admission […]

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