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FRATERNITY ENDS MENTORING PROGRAM  WITH AWARDS CEREMONY BROTHERS UNITED HOSTS FATHER2SON CONVERSATION SENIOR ADULT MINISTRY HONORS OLDEST, ACTIVE MEMBER KAPPA SILHOUETTES RECOGNIZE GWEN MILLER, DONATE BOOKS TO CENTER BEARING HER NAME
 
FRATERNITY ENDS MENTORING PROGRAM  WITH AWARDS CEREMONY

FRATERNITY ENDS MENTORING PROGRAM WITH AWARDS CEREMONY

FRATERNITY ENDS MENTORING PROGRAM WITH AWARDS CEREMONY                 Recently, member of Pi Iota Chapter, of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., held their end-of-year mentoring program with an awards ceremony. The awards ceremony was held at Just Elementary School on June 2, 2016. The young men earned awards ranging from footballs to bicycles for their participation […]

BROTHERS UNITED HOSTS FATHER2SON CONVERSATION

BROTHERS UNITED HOSTS FATHER2SON CONVERSATION

BROTHERS UNITED HOSTS FATHER2SON CONVERSATION   Several men in the community joined Jalem Robinson, founder of Brothers United Building Brothers Alliance (BUBBA), last Saturday for the third session in a series of “Father2Son: Crucial Conversations.” The event was held at Hillsborough Community College Ybor Campus. Robinson is a graduate of the University of South Florida […]

SENIOR ADULT MINISTRY HONORS OLDEST, ACTIVE MEMBER

SENIOR ADULT MINISTRY HONORS OLDEST, ACTIVE MEMBER

SENIOR ADULT MINISTRY HONORS OLDEST, ACTIVE MEMBER   The Senior Adult Ministry (SAM) of Allen Temple AME Church observed their 21st Anniversary on Sunday, May 29, 2016, during the 10 a. m. service. The highlight of the service was honoring its oldest, active member, Sister Voncile Dry. Sister Dry, seated center, is 109 years old […]

KAPPA SILHOUETTES RECOGNIZE GWEN MILLER, DONATE BOOKS TO CENTER BEARING HER NAME

KAPPA SILHOUETTES RECOGNIZE GWEN MILLER, DONATE BOOKS TO CENTER BEARING HER NAME

KAPPA SILHOUETTES RECOGNIZE GWEN MILLER, DONATE BOOKS TO CENTER BEARING HER NAME   The Tampa Chapter of the Silhouettes of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. recognized retired educator and former Tampa City Councilwoman Gwendolyn (Gwen) Miller for her work with the national auxiliary (Immediate Past National President) by donating books to the center in East […]

Woman Sitting  In Car Killed  By Stray Bullet

Woman Sitting In Car Killed By Stray Bullet

28 June 2016

  MARIA J. RIVERA-CONTRERAS   A 57-year-old Tampa woman died after being struck by a stray bullet. The shooting took place last Thursday night. According to Tampa Police, Ms. Maria J. Rivera-Contreras, of 2807 N. Jefferson Street, was a passenger in a vehicle in the area of Columbus Drive and Jefferson around 9:45 p.m. As […]

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Teen Who Turned Life Around Prepares For College

Teen Who Turned Life Around Prepares For College

28 June 2016

                    Shown from left to right are Felix Vega, Assistant State Attorney, State Attorney Mark Ober, Donte’ Glover and Coach Duane Thomas. (Photography by BRUNSON).   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   For all practical purposes, one recent high school graduate is a living example of what can happen when people […]

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Young Journalist Knew What He Wanted To Do Early; Now He Will Help Cover The Olympics

Young Journalist Knew What He Wanted To Do Early; Now He Will Help Cover The Olympics

28 June 2016

  Aaron Burrell will be working with NBC.   BY KENYA WOODARD Sentinel Feature Writer   Unlike most students, Aaron Burrell entered college at Sacred Heart University already knowing he wanted to be a sports journalist. Four years later, he’s living his dream as the newly named web editor for NBCOlympics.com. The website is the […]

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Congresswoman Castor  Visits The Florida Sentinel Bulletin

Congresswoman Castor Visits The Florida Sentinel Bulletin

28 June 2016

  KATHY CASTOR  S. Representative (D) Kathy Castor visited the Florida Sentinel Bulletin editorial board, on last Tuesday. She was welcomed by board members C. Blythe Andrews, III, Kay Andrews, Wilbert Malphus, Rubin Padgett, Apostle James H. Howell and James E. Tokley, Sr. Though the mood of her visit was cordial, it barely concealed recent […]

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Man Must Pay Back $637,621 In Tax Fraud Scheme

Man Must Pay Back $637,621 In Tax Fraud Scheme

28 June 2016

    CEDRIC CLARK                   A 34-year-old Tampa man has pleaded guilty to mail fraud, conspiracy, and aggravated identity theft. He faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison for mail fraud, up to 5 years in prison on the conspiracy charge, and a mandatory consecutive 2-year prison term on the identity […]

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Caretakers Charged In Death Of Elderly Woman

Caretakers Charged In Death Of Elderly Woman

28 June 2016

  DEBRA POULOS AND JENNIFER POULOS On June 24th at 8:31 p.m., Gulfport Police were called to the 5300 block of 29th Avenue, South, where they found a dead person. The death was reported by two caretakers who had been caring for the victim for at least 8 months in the same residence where they […]

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Shooting Victims Expected To Survive

Shooting Victims Expected To Survive

28 June 2016

Latherio Witcher St. Petersburg Police report that two men were expected to survive after they were shot  Thursday afternoon in the 1300 block of 24thStreet, South. Police said Latherio Witcher, 23, and Tiwan Jones, 19, were walking down 24th Street, South when a red car pulled up, and a front seat passenger fired several shots […]

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Suspect Sought In Shooting Outside 22nd Street Store

Suspect Sought In Shooting Outside 22nd Street Store

28 June 2016

ELVIN JOSEPH Tampa Police are looking for a suspect in the shooting of a man Thursday morning in front of a grocery store on North 22nd Street. According to police, Elvin Joseph, 43, known throughout East Tampa as Fathead, had gone into King’s Grocery Store, 3523 North 22nd Street, to purchase a bottle of water. […]

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Man Gets 343 For Attempting To Kill Federal Judge

Man Gets 343 For Attempting To Kill Federal Judge

28 June 2016

    AARON RICHARDSON Sentenced to 343 years in federal prison   A 27-year-old man was sentenced to more than 300 years in federal prison on Friday. He was convicted of attempting to assassinate a federal judge. According to court documents, U. S. District Judge L. Scott Coogler sentenced Aaron M. Richardson, of Jacksonville, to […]

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President Obama’s Approval Rating At Highest Level In 5 Years

President Obama’s Approval Rating At Highest Level In 5 Years

28 June 2016

  President Obama is only months away from leaving office. His approval rating is at its highest level in 5 years.   President Obama’s approval rating is at its highest level in more than five years, an ABC News/Washington Post poll released on Sunday shows. According to the results of the survey, conducted in the aftermath […]

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President Obama Talks About Owning NBA Team

President Obama Talks About Owning NBA Team

28 June 2016

  Everyone knows that President Obama is a avid sports lover, especially basketball.   President Obama says he’d like to be the next Owner-in-Chief of an NBA franchise, but which one?   White House press secretary Josh Earnest announced  last Wednesday that the President has “discussed” owning an NBA squad, according to the Washington Post. The […]

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President Obama Designates National Monument To Honor LGBT Movement

President Obama Designates National Monument To Honor LGBT Movement

28 June 2016

  The Stonewall Inn in New York City was a gathering place for the gay community. In 1969, police raided the Inn, leading to the Stonewall Uprising. The arrest lead to the first major movement for the LGBT community. Last Friday, President Obama designated a new national monument at the historic site of the Stonewall […]

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President Obama Declares W. Virginia A Major Disaster After Flooding

President Obama Declares W. Virginia A Major Disaster After Flooding

28 June 2016

  Virginia State Trooper wades through the water.   President Obama has declared a major disaster in West Virginia after flash floodingleft at least 24 people dead and devastated communities.   The historic floods are the worst in a century for portions of the state, the governor has said, and destroyed or seriously damaged at least 100 […]

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Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘It Could Always  Be Worse’

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘It Could Always Be Worse’

28 June 2016

It Could Always Be Worse   BY CLARENCE BARR, II                                                           The other day I ran across a sad story involving a 23-year-old woman who was found dead laying halfway inside of a window of an abandoned home. According to the police report she was homeless and, apparently, suffered an asthma attack while looking for […]

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Tamir Rice’s Mom Continues To Fight For Justice

Tamir Rice’s Mom Continues To Fight For Justice

28 June 2016

  Tamir Rice would have been 14-years-old on Saturday. The family of Tamir Rice has decided against a public vigil on what would have been his 14th birthday.   The Cleveland native died at the hands of a police officer two years ago after his toy gun was mistaken for a real weapon. Since then, his […]

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Man Kills His Father After His Brother’s Funeral

Man Kills His Father After His Brother’s Funeral

28 June 2016

BALTIMORE,  MD. —In what police are calling a “senseless” crime, a suspect allegedly shot his own father memorial service for a deceased brother. According to WJX,  family and friends had come together to mourn the death of Antonio Addison when the shooting occurred. The murder victim’s brother allegedly pulled out a gun and shot his own father […]

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Homeless Teen Graduates 2 Years Early And Receives Full College Scholarship

Homeless Teen Graduates 2 Years Early And Receives Full College Scholarship

28 June 2016

  Destyni Tyree graduated with a 4.0 GPA.   At 16 years old, Destyni Tyree has graduated early and earned a full ride to Potomac State College of West Virginia University.   Not only did she graduate early, but she graduated with a 4.0 GPA after winning prom queen, being a cheerleader, and participating in various […]

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Anti-Affirmative Action Case

Anti-Affirmative Action Case

28 June 2016

Twitter Goes In On Woman Who Loss   Abigail Fisher claimed she was not admitted to the University of Texas Austin because her slot was taken by a minority student.   Thursday (June 23) the Supreme Court of The United States ruled on the Fisher v. University of Texas case and found in favor of the university […]

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