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GROUP REGISTERS VOTERS TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WEEK FRATERNITY BLESSES FAMILIES FOR THANKSGIVING DSI BLACK PAGES 26th ANNUAL SHOWCASING GALLERY ON THE AVENUE AT SAUNDERS LIBRARY
 
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GROUP REGISTERS VOTERS TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WEEK

GROUP REGISTERS VOTERS TO CELEBRATE NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT WEEK            Omega Psi Phi Fraternity brothers of Mid-Florida celebrated National Achievement Week by conducting voter registration drives throughout the Tampa Bay Area.  The group hosted a drive at Big John’s Alabama BBQ, and they also gathered for voter registration and tailgating prior to the Buccaneers/Saints football […]

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FRATERNITY BLESSES FAMILIES FOR THANKSGIVING

FRATERNITY BLESSES FAMILIES FOR THANKSGIVING           The Brothers of Gamma Eta Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., blessed several families in the Rainbow Heights community with Thanksgiving Dinner. Tampa Alumni members who were on hand for the event, from left to right were: Dorian Franklin, Baxter Henderson, John Jackson, Maurice Horne, Luzon Dickerson, […]

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DSI BLACK PAGES 26th ANNUAL SHOWCASING

DSI BLACK PAGES 26th ANNUAL SHOWCASING            DSI Black Pages held its 26th Annual Showcasing and Reception on November 14, 2019. The event was held at THAP’s 5508 Event Center. Among those who were recognized are: from left, Ricky Williams of Call Ricky Ask Ricky; Mrs. Jeanette “Diva J.” Hordge Smith, owner, DASH Marketing, […]

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GALLERY ON THE AVENUE AT SAUNDERS LIBRARY

GALLERY ON THE AVENUE AT SAUNDERS LIBRARY            Shown here at the Robert W. Saunders Public Library on November 12, 2019 are, left to right: Shayla Mitchell, Marnese Mitchell, Artist Patrick Mitchell, Maria Mitchell, Mary James and Patricia Williams. They attended the Gallery on the Avenue program at the library, featuring some of Mr. […]

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FAMU Professor Demands 50% Interest Rate On Personal Loan

MICHELLE FERRIER               A Florida A & M University professor loaned an employee $3,000 because the employee had not received her pay check from the school. Then, the professor reportedly sent the employee a repayment schedule for the loan. In the letter Dr. Michelle Ferrier allegedly sent to an employee, she stated, “I am...

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‘Single Black Female,’ Theatrical Production, Opens This Weekend

Left, India Davison, and right, Simone Farrell.     BY KENYA WOODARD Sentinel Feature Writer     The upcoming theatrical performance “Single Black Female” – which opens this weekend at Stageworks Theater – shares wordplay with a popular ’90s movie, but that’s where the similarities end. The show is a series of vignettes written by playwright...

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Ten Individuals Arrested For Social Security Fraud

ROBERT MILLER               Recently, the U. S. Attorney’s Office culminated an investigation with the arrests of 10 individuals. The individuals are charged in 10 separate cases and are accused of collecting Social Security benefits on behalf of deceased individuals. Known as “Operation Dead Ringer,” the investigation took place in the Middle District of Florida....

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Reward Up To $35,000 For Bank Robbery Suspect

FBI SUSPECT   A reward for information leading to the identity and arrest of a bank robbery suspect has reached $35,000. The reward is being offered by several law enforcement agencies. A multi-agency task force, consisting of the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation), ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives), Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office,...

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Man Struck In Head With Baseball Bat Dies

DENORRIS SINGLETON   A 58-year-old Tampa man died after being injured 6 days earlier. The incident took place on November 23rd, shortly before 4:30 a.m. According to the Tampa Police Department, officers were dispatched to the 3700 block of N. 29th Street in reference to an injured man. When they arrived, they determined that Denorris...

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Man Jailed After He Abandons Child He Thinks Is Gay

EVENAUD JULMEUS   A 30-year-old Haines City man has been arrested and charged with three counts of negligent child abuse. He is currently in the Polk County Jail. According to the Haines City Police Department, shortly after 9 p.m., Sunday, an officer was dispatched to the Haines City Police Department in reference to a suspicious...

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Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘A Colt 45 And A Limp Wrist’

A Colt 45 And A Limp Wrist   BY CLARENCE BARR, II   Billie Dee Williams recently admitted that he is gender fluid. It is a classification under the LGBTQI  banner that the 82-year-old movie star says defines him feeling both male and female. Those who may not be familiar with Williams might not understand...

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Mourners Attend Funeral Of Rep. Elijah Cummings In Baltimore

Elijah Cummings’ Daughters Back Former Staffer For Father’s Congressional Seat

JENNIFER AND ADIA CUMMINGS   The daughters of the late Rep. Elijah Cummings announced in a statement this week that they will be supporting one of their father’s longtime staffers in the race to take his seat. Cummings’ widow, Maya Rockeymore Cum- mings, is also running for her late husband’s seat. According to the Baltimore...

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