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‘MOTOWN THE MUSICAL’ STAR VISITS SENTINEL BULLETIN COMMISSIONER LES MILLER RECOGNIZES JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL TEAM MS. ELSIE LEE BREWSTER CELEBRATES HER 80TH BIRTHDAY
 
‘MOTOWN THE MUSICAL’ STAR VISITS SENTINEL BULLETIN

‘MOTOWN THE MUSICAL’ STAR VISITS SENTINEL BULLETIN

Reed LoRenzo Shannon, center, visited the Sentinel on Monday, March 23, 2015. Shannon, 14, plays Michael Jackson of the Jackson 5 in the traveling production, “Motown The Musical.” Reed and other members of the cast completed their run in Tampa on Sunday evening at the downtown Straz Center before heading to Omaha, Nebraska. Reed toured […]

COMMISSIONER LES MILLER RECOGNIZES JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL TEAM

COMMISSIONER LES MILLER RECOGNIZES JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL TEAM

Hillsborough County Commissioner Les Miller recognized the Jefferson High School basketball team with a Proclamation during its meeting last Wednesday. The Dragons, with a record of 27-4, was the only boys’ team to represent Hillsborough County at the State Tournament last month in Lakeland. Commissioner Miller, second from right, presented the Proclamation, signed by all […]

MS. ELSIE LEE BREWSTER CELEBRATES HER 80TH BIRTHDAY

MS. ELSIE LEE BREWSTER CELEBRATES HER 80TH BIRTHDAY

Family and friends gathered recently to celebrate the 80th birthday of Ms. Elsie Lee Brewster. The joyous event was held at the Pavilion Club House in Riverview. Ms. Brewster received ‘Hollywood-style’ treatment as Danny Green, owner of Danny’s Antique Cars, chauffeured her to the event in an antique white 1955 Bentley. He also escorted her […]

Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart’s ‘Get Hard’ Is Hilarious!!!

Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart’s ‘Get Hard’ Is Hilarious!!!

27 March 2015

Get Hard- Hedge Fund millionaire James King ( Will Ferrell) is accused of fraud and set for prison at San Quentin, seeks out help from Darnell Lewis (Kevin Hart) who will get him ready for life behind bars. Also starring T.I. as the leader of a street gang. This movie was hilarious!!! Must-see for laughs. […]

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Church Ministry To Host Community Forum

Church Ministry To Host Community Forum

26 March 2015

On April 1st, the Legal Ministry of Bible-Based Fellowship Church in Carrollwood will present How to Survive a Law Enforcement Encounter. The forum will begin at 7 p. m. on the campus of Bible-Based, 4811 Ehrlich Road. Special guest panelists include Tampa Police Chief, Jane Castor, Assistant Chief, Eric Ward, and Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office […]

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Jefferson High Grad Gets Top Job With Army Corps Of Engineers

Jefferson High Grad Gets Top Job With Army Corps Of Engineers

26 March 2015

Staff Sergeant Monica F. White, a graduate of Jefferson High School, became the Vehicle Dispatcher for the Army Corps of Engineers’ Nashville District on November 3, 2014. Her skilled performance in vehicle dispatch led to her being appointed to the new position of Chief Dispatcher. As the District’s Vehicle Dispatcher, she directly oversees all vehicle […]

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Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘His Last Name  Says It All’

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘His Last Name Says It All’

26 March 2015

His Last Name Says It All   BY CLARENCE BARR, II   Let me start by asking this one simple question. What was popular television evangelist Creflo Dollar thinking? I just want to know how he went about his thought process when he came up with the notion to ask his 200,000+ followers for $300 […]

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Candlelight Vigil Held For Slain Man

Candlelight Vigil Held For Slain Man

26 March 2015

BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer At 5 a. m. Sunday morning, Bryant Murray was sitting in a chair outside of a West Tampa duplex playing dominoes. His mother’s house was less than a block away, and his nephew’s home was slightly west of where the domino game was occurring. As Murray, known as […]

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Family Needs Help To Bury 14-Year-Old Murder Victim

Family Needs Help To Bury 14-Year-Old Murder Victim

26 March 2015

BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor On Saturday, a candlelight vigil will be held in memory of a 14-year-old killed last weekend. The vigil will take place at the scene of the shooting, 8105 9th Avenue, at 8 p.m. Richard Newton, the second of 5 children born to Ms. Danielle Williams, had planned out […]

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Mayor Buckhorn Meets With President Obama

Mayor Buckhorn Meets With President Obama

26 March 2015

On Wednesday, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, right, attended the Build America Investment Initiative’s U. S. Infrastructure Investment Global Summit at the White House in Washington, DC. In the afternoon, he met with President Barack Obama, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter as well as local small business exporters to discuss the Obama Administration’s trade initiatives as well […]

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Canadian Born Ted Cruz Announces Presidential Bid; Some Want  To See Birth Certificate

Canadian Born Ted Cruz Announces Presidential Bid; Some Want To See Birth Certificate

26 March 2015

“The View” ladies had a lot to say about the first official presidential candidate, Ted Cruz, on Monday when a guest co-host called for a birther movement to haunt the Canadian-born Republican’s campaign. “He was not born in America, he was born in Canada, so how can he run for president?” comedian Michelle Williams said. […]

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Supreme Court To Decide: Are  Confederate License Tags A Matter Of Free Speech?

Supreme Court To Decide: Are Confederate License Tags A Matter Of Free Speech?

26 March 2015

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments about whether Texas was wrong to reject specialty vehicle license plates displaying the Confederate flag, the emblem that serves as a painful reminder of the history of slavery to Blacks and a point of pride for some White southerners. The Texas chapter of Sons of Confederate Veterans […]

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Black Owned Marijuana Dispensary Raided In Alaska

Black Owned Marijuana Dispensary Raided In Alaska

26 March 2015

ANCHORAGE, ALASKA — It seems that Charlo Greene—also known as Charlene Egbe, the Alaska TV reporter who quit her job on the air in September to protest the state’s ban on recreational marijuana—has become a target for local police. According to the Associated Press, Anchorage police served Greene a search warrant on Friday and ransacked […]

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Suspect Arrested For Shooting Police Officers In Ferguson Allegedly Confessed

Suspect Arrested For Shooting Police Officers In Ferguson Allegedly Confessed

26 March 2015

ST. LOUIS, MO — An alleged confidential informant wearing a hidden video camera recorded accused gunman Jeffrey L. Williams admitting that he fired the shots that seriously wounded two police officers during a recent demonstration in Ferguson, Mo. Williams was arrested March 15 and charged with two counts of first-degree assault, one count of firing […]

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Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart’s ‘Get Hard’ Opens Friday At Theaters

Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart’s ‘Get Hard’ Opens Friday At Theaters

26 March 2015

For a comedy about a wealthy white guy trying to act like a black criminal, “Get Hard” achieves two impressive feats. It squeezes a fair amount of laughs and, equally surprising, manages to be mostly inoffensive. On both counts, much credit goes to the movie’s two appealing stars. Will Ferrell plays James King, a Los […]

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Alicia Keys To Be Honored With Grammy’s On The Hill Award

Alicia Keys To Be Honored With Grammy’s On The Hill Award

26 March 2015

Adding to her already-impressive list of honors and awards, Grammy-Award winning artist Alicia Keys will be honored at the Grammy’s On the Hill Awards next month. Keys will receive the Recording Artists’ Coalition Award “for her artistry, philanthropy and her passion for creators’ rights as a founding member of The Academy’s brand-new GRAMMY Creators Alliance,” […]

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Record Company Claims FOX’s ‘Empire’ Stole Its Name

Record Company Claims FOX’s ‘Empire’ Stole Its Name

26 March 2015

The bigger you get, the more they come after you…. the lastest is this. When someone hears the word Empire, thanks to FOX we automatically think of the new hit series starring Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard. But a record label of the same name claims the name was theirs first and wants the network […]

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Chris Brown’s Probation In Rihanna Case Is Over

Chris Brown’s Probation In Rihanna Case Is Over

26 March 2015

It’s been six years since Chris Brown found himself in the legal hot seat after his assault on then-girlfriend Rihanna after a pre-Grammy party, and all has come to an end: Brown is officially off probation. During a hearing on Friday (March 20), Los Angeles Judge James R. Brandlin decided Brown successfully completed all the […]

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Athlete Who Scored First Touchdown In Buccaneer History Dies

Athlete Who Scored First Touchdown In Buccaneer History Dies

26 March 2015

Vince Kendrick, a fullback out of the University of Florida, scored the first touchdown in the history of the Tampa Bay Buccaneer franchise. On Saturday, Kendrick died after a long battle with cancer. He was 63. Kendrick was one of the first African American players at the University of Florida, and played under Coach Doug […]

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Warriors Win,  Clinch Division

Warriors Win, Clinch Division

26 March 2015

PORTLAND, Ore. — The music was turned up in the locker room and the mood was festive, but Golden State didn’t overdo the celebration of the team’s first division title in 39 years. These Warriors aren’t done yet. “We might be a little subdued, but I think everybody is proud of what we’ve done. We […]

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Black Swimmers Make NCAA History

Black Swimmers Make NCAA History

26 March 2015

African-American swimmers took the top three finishes in a single event at the Women’s Division 1 NCAA Championship last weekend. Freshman phenom Simone Manuel of Stanford set an NCAA, American, U.S. Open, Championship and Pool record when she clocked a time of 46.09 in the women’s 100 yard freestyle. Manuel’s Stanford teammate Lia Neal came […]

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