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NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS HOLD  INAUGURAL MEETING AT HIGH SCHOOL CHARMETTES CROWN NEW ‘MISS JUNIOR DEB’ ATTORNEYS HOST ‘LEARN YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS’ COMMUNITY WORKSHOP TAMPA ORGANIZATION OF BLACK AFFAIRS SUPPORTS MEN OF VISION
 
NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS HOLD  INAUGURAL MEETING AT HIGH SCHOOL

NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS HOLD INAUGURAL MEETING AT HIGH SCHOOL

NATIONAL SOCIETY OF BLACK ENGINEERS HOLD INAUGURAL MEETING AT HIGH SCHOOL                 Recently, Mrs. Kim Moore, Principal of Middleton High School, hosted an organizational meeting for the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE). The purpose of the meeting was to launch an inaugural junior chapter of the organization on the campus of a local high […]

CHARMETTES CROWN NEW ‘MISS JUNIOR DEB’

CHARMETTES CROWN NEW ‘MISS JUNIOR DEB’

CHARMETTES CROWN NEW ‘MISS JUNIOR DEB’ “Our Girls Matter!” was the theme of the 2016 Miss Junior Debutante Coronation hosted by The Charmettes, Inc., Hillsborough County Chapter, Delores “Dee” Williams, president. The 4 p. m. event was held on Sunday, April 24, 2016, at the College Hill Conference Center. Victoria Williams was crowned the 2016 […]

ATTORNEYS HOST ‘LEARN YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS’ COMMUNITY WORKSHOP

ATTORNEYS HOST ‘LEARN YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS’ COMMUNITY WORKSHOP

ATTORNEYS HOST ‘LEARN YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS’ COMMUNITY WORKSHOP   The George Edgecomb Bar Association hosted a community workshop on Saturday, May 14, 2016. Entitled, “Learn Your Legal Rights,” the workshop was held at New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 8:30 a. m. to 4:30 p. m. Those who attended the free event were able to gain […]

TAMPA ORGANIZATION OF BLACK AFFAIRS SUPPORTS MEN OF VISION

TAMPA ORGANIZATION OF BLACK AFFAIRS SUPPORTS MEN OF VISION

TAMPA ORGANIZATION OF BLACK AFFAIRS SUPPORTS MEN OF VISION The Tampa Organization of Black Affairs (TOBA) recently recognized the “Men of Vision” (MOV) for its work to provide positive experiences to better prepare Black male students for life. TOBA presented the MOV with supplemental funding to support their college tours program. Dr. Glenn Cherry, TOBA […]

Teen Overcomes Illness To Graduate With Her Class

Teen Overcomes Illness To Graduate With Her Class

26 May 2016

    LA TRAY JOHNSON   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   It has often been said that adversity builds character. And, if this is true, then one teenager is the poster child of character. Eighteen-year-old La Tray Johnson was observed by her Guidance Counselor dancing at her prom. Typically, this is what […]

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Popular Hit Show Actress Speaks At Sister’s Forum

Popular Hit Show Actress Speaks At Sister’s Forum

26 May 2016

        Jean Duncombe, Pamela Robinson (sister of Angela Robinson of “The Have and the Have Nots”), Donald Brookins, Angela Robinson (Veronica Harrington), her husband, Scott Whitehurst, Darlene Johnson and Motown Maurice. (Photograph by Lomax McIntyre)   Angela Robinson stars as Veronica Harrington on ‘The Haves and the Have Nots.’   BY KENYA WOODARD […]

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President Eats $6 Meal With Celebrity Chef For Upcoming Episode Of TV Show

President Eats $6 Meal With Celebrity Chef For Upcoming Episode Of TV Show

26 May 2016

  President Obama and Chef Anthony Bourdain dine at a cheap restaurant in Hanoi. VIETNAM — Barack Obama had dinner with chef Anthony Bourdain on Tuesday at a “hole-in-the-wall” restaurant in Hanoi, Vietnam, the BBC reports. The dinner was filmed for an upcoming episode of Bourdain’s CNN show “Parts Unknown,” which returns for its eighth season this fall. The menu […]

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Young Vietnamese Rapper Performs A Few Bars To President’s Beat Box Rhythm

Young Vietnamese Rapper Performs A Few Bars To President’s Beat Box Rhythm

26 May 2016

  The President was answering questions at a townhall-style meeting in Vietnam Wednesday when a young woman told him she was a rapper before asking a question. Obama asked her to perform a few bars and did a brief beat box rhythm. “Do you need a little beat?” President Obama asked her. “Go ahead, c’mon.” […]

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Words Like ‘Negro’ And ‘Oriental’ Will Be Removed From Federal Laws

Words Like ‘Negro’ And ‘Oriental’ Will Be Removed From Federal Laws

26 May 2016

  President Obama signs bill. President Barack Obama signed a bill into law which removes outdated terms for minorities from federal laws. The federal government will now use words like African-American and Asian-American instead of “Negro” and “Oriental”. H.R.4238 passed unanimously in the House of Representatives and the Senate followed by President Obama’s approval on Friday. Representative […]

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Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘Everybody Deserves A Second Chance’

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘Everybody Deserves A Second Chance’

26 May 2016

Everybody Deserves A Second Chance   BY CLARENCE BARR, II   Among the numerous things that happen to a person, who was unfortunate enough to experience prison, is the stigma he or she is forced to confront once they are released. Regardless of how long an individual has been away, or how much they believe […]

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Thunder Pushing Defending Champs To The Brink Of Elimination

Thunder Pushing Defending Champs To The Brink Of Elimination

26 May 2016

  Russell Westbrook had a triple-double against Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors in Game 4, leading the series 3-1.  Russell Westbrook had 36 points, 11 rebounds and 11 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Golden State Warriors 118-94 on Tuesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference Finals […]

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Drake Trolls Cavs After Raptors Stars Find Their Groove In Game 4; Tie Series

Drake Trolls Cavs After Raptors Stars Find Their Groove In Game 4; Tie Series

26 May 2016

   After the Toronto Raptors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers again, 105-99, in Game 4 to even the Eastern Conference Finals at 2-2, platinum-recording rapper Drake and Raptors global ambassador took to Instagram to thank Kyrie Irving for giving the Raptors two games with his poor play. Trolling LeBron and Paul George with unflattering pictures and memes is one thing. But claiming a player gave your […]

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Portland Trailblazer Star Being Sought By Record Labels

Portland Trailblazer Star Being Sought By Record Labels

26 May 2016

    NBA star, Damien Lillard  is the rapper, aka Dame D.O.L.L.A. We all know how NBA players wanna be rap careers usually pan out, but Portland Trailblazers point guard Damian Lillard aka “Dame D.O.L.L.A.” [Different On Levels the Lord Allows]  actually has a shot.   Lillard’s already established himself as one of the best (if not […]

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Floyd Mayweather’s Newest Venture: Record Label

Floyd Mayweather’s Newest Venture: Record Label

26 May 2016

  Floyd Mayweather Floyd Mayweather may be done with boxing, but The Money Team boss is far from done getting paper. Money May‘s next venture is his own record label, TMT Music Group. The label’s first signee is Lil Jamez, a rapper who splits his time between Las Vegas and Minnesota, according to his Twitter account. Lil Jamez’s […]

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ANGEL

26 May 2016

ANGEL      This week, we honor Angel as our Spotlight feature. There is never a shortage of strength and courage when Angel embarks on a venture, and she’s always positive that the end will always justify the means. Congratulations to Angel as this week’s Spotlight feature. 

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Stevie J Ordered To Court For $1 Mil+  In Back Child Support

Stevie J Ordered To Court For $1 Mil+ In Back Child Support

26 May 2016

  Stevie J of Love & Hip Hop ATL.   Stevie J hoped to settle more than $1 million in child support out of court, but the Love & Hip Hop Atlanta star and musician will have to go to trial. According to a recent Bossip report, Stevie J owes $1.1 million in back child support for his son and daughter, […]

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Lil Wayne: ‘Show Me The Money Pops’; Ends Settlement Talks With Cash Money Records

Lil Wayne: ‘Show Me The Money Pops’; Ends Settlement Talks With Cash Money Records

26 May 2016

  Lil Wayne and Birdman seemed to have squashed the beef, however, ‘money matters’ in business. Lil Wayne is officially no longer entertaining settlement talks with Cash Money Records and Birdman, TMZ reports. Tunechi filed a 21-page lawsuit against his label January of last year for withholding millions of dollars from him in relation to Tha Carter V release ($8 million in […]

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Jay Z Jumps On Fat Joe, Remy Ma Remix

Jay Z Jumps On Fat Joe, Remy Ma Remix

26 May 2016

Jay Z, Fat Joe and Remy Ma   The Fat Joe and Remy Ma single “All The Way Up” was already a huge hit, but the song just got a mega-boost from one of Hip-Hop’s all time greats. Brooklyn icon Jay Z has graced his presence on the track’s official remix. It’s been awhile since […]

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Marijuana Charge Against Twista And His Crew Dropped

Marijuana Charge Against Twista And His Crew Dropped

26 May 2016

  Twista, real name, Carl Mitchell. Misdemeanor marijuana possession charges against Chicago rapper Twista and two others also arrested in northwestern Indiana in March have been dropped. The (Munster) Times reported Tuesday that Porter County Prosecutor Brian Gensel says the charges were dropped when the vehicle’s driver admitted it was his marijuana and pleaded guilty. The […]

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Fathers Inc. To Host Diaper Drive For Low-Income Dads

Fathers Inc. To Host Diaper Drive For Low-Income Dads

26 May 2016

  ATLANTA, GA — Fathers Incorporated has launched its Daddy Diaper Drive in partnership with Huggies for Atlanta fathers. The drive’s focus is to serve low-income fathers 25 years of age and younger. The drive kicked off at Fathers Incorporated’s National Fatherhood Conference Annual Dinner held at Turner Field in April and will continue until June 10th. The […]

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Security Guard Arrested After Assaulting Transgender Woman In Bathroom Incident

Security Guard Arrested After Assaulting Transgender Woman In Bathroom Incident

26 May 2016

  Ebony Belcher says she was assaulted after attempting to use the women’s bathroom at a grocery store. WASHINGTON, D. C, — A Giant grocery store security guard has been charged with simple assault and was arrested after allegedly forcing a transgender woman out of the women’s restroom, NBC Washington reports. Ebony Belcher, 32, said she […]

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Second Officer In Freddie Gray Case Found ‘Not Guilty’

Second Officer In Freddie Gray Case Found ‘Not Guilty’

26 May 2016

  Officer Edward Nero was found ‘not guilty’ on all 4 charges. BALTIMORE, MD — Baltimore Circuit Judge, Barry Williams, announced his verdict Monday morning finding Officer Edward Nero not guilty on all four charges.  Nero was charged with reckless endangerment, two counts of misconduct in office, and assault in connection with the death of Freddie Gray. […]

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