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TAMPA ORGANIZATION OF BLACK AFFAIRS HOLDS 37th ANNUAL LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST MEN OF VISION SERVE HOMELESS DURING HOLIDAYS EMANCIPATION DAY SERVICE HELD AT ALLEN TEMPLE AME CHURCH LAWTON CHILES AWARD PRESENTED AT HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
 
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TAMPA ORGANIZATION OF BLACK AFFAIRS HOLDS 37th ANNUAL LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST

TAMPA ORGANIZATION OF BLACK AFFAIRS HOLDS 37th ANNUAL LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST               The Tampa Organization of Black Affairs (TOBA) held its 37th Annual Leadership Breakfast on the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. This year the event was held on Dr. King’s birthday, January 15th. The Breakfast theme was: “Our Journey, Our Voice, Our Destiny.” […]

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MEN OF VISION SERVE HOMELESS DURING HOLIDAYS

MEN OF VISION SERVE HOMELESS DURING HOLIDAYS             Several members of the Men of Vision, Inc., organization spent the day after Christmas serving the homeless. The event took place at Trinity Café, located on the corner of N. 22nd Street and E. Busch Blvd. The young men also contributed $1 each to purchase containers so […]

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EMANCIPATION DAY SERVICE HELD AT ALLEN TEMPLE AME CHURCH

EMANCIPATION DAY SERVICE HELD AT ALLEN TEMPLE AME CHURCH             The Tampa Bay Coalition of Clergy, Inc., Bishop Thomas Scott, Chairman, held its 2018 Emancipation Day Service on January 1st at Allen Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church, Rev. Dr. Glenn Dames, Host Pastor. The Guest Messenger was Rev. Dr. Patricia Hauser. She selected Genesis 37:18 […]

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LAWTON CHILES AWARD PRESENTED AT HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE

LAWTON CHILES AWARD PRESENTED AT HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE When REACHUP, Inc. held its Holiday Open House last month, an important part of the event was the presentation of the 2017 March of Dimes Lawton Chiles Award to Estrellita “Lo” Berry. Mrs. Berry is the REACHUP President/CEO. Her family, friends, and co-workers were there to see […]

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Happy 54th Birthday Michelle Obama

Happy 54th Birthday Michelle Obama

Our forever First Lady, the fearless and formidable, Mrs. Michelle Obama turned 54 on January 17th.

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Fire Chief Talks About ‘Worst Case Scenario’ Of Nuclear Warfare

Fire Chief Talks About ‘Worst Case Scenario’ Of Nuclear Warfare

  THOMAS FORWARD M.A.M., B.B.A, Fire Chief, Emergency Manager, Tampa Fire Rescue   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor               There has been ongoing friction between U. S. President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, Supreme Leader of North Korea for several months. The North Korean Supreme Leader continues to develop an arsenal of...

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Jameis Winston Is Keynote Speaker At Suit Up And Show Up Event

Jameis Winston Is Keynote Speaker At Suit Up And Show Up Event

  JAMEIS WINSTON … Keynote Speaker   ERNEST CONEY, JR. CEO & President of the CDC of Tampa, Inc.   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   Several years ago, a 17-year-old high school junior was killed while attending an event in East Tampa. The young man, John Singleton, was an innocent bystander, struck...

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Activist Announces Candidacy For State Rep. 61 Post

Activist Announces Candidacy For State Rep. 61 Post

  DIANNE HART             On Wednesday, Ms. Dianne Hart announced plans to run for the Florida House 61 Seat. The position is being vacated by State Rep. Sean Shaw, who has announced plans to run for the Florida Attorney General’s Office. Current Attorney General Pam Bondi must vacate the seat due to term limits. Ms....

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Early Morning Shooting Leaves Tampa Man Dead

Early Morning Shooting Leaves Tampa Man Dead

ELIJAH MOORE 2/23/1995 — 1/17/2018             Detectives with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office are currently investigating a fatal shooting. The incident took place early Wednesday in the Grant Park area. According to police, deputies responded to 3703 Caraway Street, in reference to a shooting. When they arrived, they discovered 22-year-old Elijah Moore had been struck...

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Judge Denies ‘Stand Your Ground Defense’ In Murder Case 

Judge Denies ‘Stand Your Ground Defense’ In Murder Case 

  LYFE COLEMAN REGINALD BOWMAN … Charged with murder   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor               A Tampa judge denied the “Stand Your Ground” defense to a man arrested for murder earlier this week. The defendant had claimed he killed another man in self-defense.             Since Circuit Judge Kimberly Fernandez issued the...

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Police Investigate Fatal Stabbing Of Tampa man

Police Investigate Fatal Stabbing Of Tampa man

  SAMARYON ATTWELL 6/21/1982 — 1/12/2018              Police are investigating an altercation that resulted in a fatal stabbing. The incident took place on January 12th. According to the Tampa Police Department, officers responded to a person with injuries at the corner of N. 22nd Street and E. Crenshaw Street, at approximately 10:40 p.m., last Friday....

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Man Deported 4 Times Pleads Guilty To Aggravated ID Theft

Man Deported 4 Times Pleads Guilty To Aggravated ID Theft

JOSE GERARDO MEJIA-RANGEL  A 41-year-old made pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft last week. He previously pleaded guilty in a separate case to illegally re-entering the United States. He is slated to be sentenced on January 23, 2018. Jose Mejia-Rangel, of Dade City, is facing a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison on the...

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