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CLASSMATE AND FAMILY MEET WITH LIONEL RICHIE AFTER CONCERT MAYOR’S AFRICAN-AMERICAN ADVISORY COUNCIL PRESENTS CARLA LEWIS SCHOLARSHIP BACK-TO-SCHOOL EVENT TO KICK OFF NEW SCHOOL YEAR FRIENDS OF LIBRARY MEET WITH POLICE
 
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CLASSMATE AND FAMILY MEET WITH LIONEL RICHIE AFTER CONCERT

CLASSMATE AND FAMILY MEET WITH LIONEL RICHIE AFTER CONCERT                     Grammy-award winner Lionel Richie, center, was in town in concert at Amalie Arena recently. Richie has been touring several cities around the country. When he stopped in Tampa, he spent time with his Tuskegee, AL high school and college classmate, retired commercial pilot […]

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MAYOR’S AFRICAN-AMERICAN ADVISORY COUNCIL PRESENTS CARLA LEWIS SCHOLARSHIP

MAYOR’S AFRICAN-AMERICAN ADVISORY COUNCIL PRESENTS CARLA LEWIS SCHOLARSHIP                      A recent graduate, who plans to study at Florida A&M University, recently received the Carla Lewis Scholarship from the Mayor’s African- American Advisory Council. The presentation was made this past Monday (August 5th) in the Mayor’s Conference Room. The honoree, Kierra Jenkins (holding $1,000 […]

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BACK-TO-SCHOOL EVENT TO KICK OFF NEW SCHOOL YEAR

BACK-TO-SCHOOL EVENT TO KICK OFF NEW SCHOOL YEAR                      Staff and members of Heaven To Earth Worship Center hosted their 3rdAnnual Back To School Give-A-Way for the community. The event was held at the Worship Center on Saturday. In addition to school supplies, they also gave away food and clothing. Those who assisted […]

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FRIENDS OF LIBRARY MEET WITH POLICE

FRIENDS OF LIBRARY MEET WITH POLICE   Recently, Friends of the C. Blythe Andrews, Jr., Library met with Tampa Police Major Calvin Johnson. The purpose of the meeting was a collaboration between police and the Friends of the C. Blythe Andrews, Jr., Library. Their goal is to address the need for community counseling in East […]

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Veteran School Bus Driver Dies In Traffic Accident

CYNTHIA GIBSON 6/29/1960 — 8/12/2019   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor               For more than 36 years, Ms. Cynthia Gibson accepted the responsibility of driving children to and from school. She had planned to retire after this year to pursue her own interests. However, Ms. Gibson died in a traffic accident on Airport Road...

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Mayor To Host Second New Vendor Certification Tour

MAYOR JANE CASTOR   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   Last month, Mayor Jane Castor introduced the Vendor Certification Tour. The first event was held at the Cyrus Green Community Center on July 13th. On Saturday, August 24th, the second event will take place at Barksdale Active Older Adult Center, 1801 North Lincoln Avenue,...

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St. Peter Claver Welcomes Spiritual Leaders

FATHER THEOBALD WERIA (Father Theo) …New Spiritual Leader at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church   The St. Peter Claver Catholic Church and School Family welcomes Father Theobald Weria, Pastor of this 125-year-old historical institution of faith and educational advancement. Father Theo, as he is affectionately called, completed his Theology studies at St. Charles Lwanza College and...

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State Rep. To Host Appropriations Workshop

DIANNE HART State Representative SEN. DARRYL ROUSON Special Guest   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   On Saturday, August 17th, State Representative Dianne Hart will host a “Lunch & Learn” Appropriations Workshop. The event will take placein the Media Center at the Carter G. Woodson K-8 School, in the Media Center, 8715 N....

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Murder Suspect Who Confessed Attempts Suicide

JAMES WILLIAM HANSON, JR. … Attempted to hang himself in jail MATTHEW KORATTIYIL … Carjacking, Murder Victim   An inmate facing several charges, including murder, reportedly attempted to take his own life Tuesday. The incident took place at the Falkenburg Road Jail. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, around 8:30 a.m., James Hanson, Jr., went...

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Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘No Apron Strings Needed’

No Apron Strings Needed PART II   BY CLARENCE BARR, II   When you listen to Black intellectuals speak on topics of race, culture and history there is often a tendency for them to use a trendy term like “wokeness” during their conversations. It is a phrase that is used to denote a level of...

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Recession warnings pose 2020 threat to Trump

Donald Trump Fears that a recession could hit the U.S. next year are growing on Wall Street, creating a potential headache for President Trump as he seeks to highlight the economy in his bid for a second term. Economists at Bank of America, Goldman Sachs and Moody’s Analytics in the past few days all raised concerns that...

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Analysis shows 12% could vote without paper backup in 2020

A study released by the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law on Tuesday evaluates the state of the country’s electionsecurity six months before the New Hampshire primary and concludes that much more needs to be done. While there has been significant progress by states and the federal government since Russian agents targeted U.S....

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