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Sean Young: His Unique Art Technique Sets Him Apart 

Sean Young: His Unique Art Technique Sets Him Apart 

By Kenya Woodard Sentinel Feature Writer When looking at the artwork of Sean Young, it’s likely you’ll start hearing music. That’s because the Los Angeles native’s expressive portraits feature jazz greats like Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Mingus, and Theolonious Monk. Hip-hop greats like, Mos Def, Outkast, and Questlove have also received Young’s signature treatment of sharp…

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2017 African Hope Expo Rescheduled 

2017 African Hope Expo Rescheduled 

  DAVID M. SAWANETH Founder and CEO of Teneba’s Haven, Inc. BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor On any given weekend, various events take place in the Tampa Bay Area. In most instances, these events are planned months in advance. Organizers select the perfect location and the perfect speakers to make the event successful….

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Detectives Working to Identify Possible Witness in Fatal Shooting

Detectives Working to Identify Possible Witness in Fatal Shooting

Tampa Police homicide detectives are asking for the public’s help in solving a shooting that left one man dead.  O’Shay Lindsey Vondel Lewis and David Williams Jr. were traveling south on Armenia Avenue near Alva Street in a 2006 Nissan Altima on September 17.   Shortly after 3 a.m. unidentified suspect(s) drove up alongside the victims’…

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Mother Of 8 Killed In Traffic Accident 

Mother Of 8 Killed In Traffic Accident 

MS. SYLVIA HOLTON 2/1/1958 — 9/16/2017 BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor A Tampa native and the mother of 8 children died on Saturday night at a local hospital. She had been struck by a vehicle on Friday, September 1st. According to the Tampa Police Department, the accident took place at shortly after 11…

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Candidate For Governor Of Florida: Andrew Gilliam Campaigns In Tampa Over Weekend

Candidate For Governor Of Florida: Andrew Gilliam Campaigns In Tampa Over Weekend

Andrew Gilliam By Kenya Woodard Sentinel Feature Writer Florida’s next governor should support expanding Medicaid, increasing transportation options, and investing in K-12 education. Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Andrew Gilliam told a crowd of supporters gathered Saturday for a fundraiser at 7th Sun Brewery that he was the best person to do all the above. Gilliam, who…

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Movie Screening Premier Will Highlight 25th Anniversary Of Local Agency

Movie Screening Premier Will Highlight 25th Anniversary Of Local Agency

ROBYN JONES … At the BronzeLens Film Festival in Atlanta, GA BY GWEN HAYES Sentinel Editor The Family Enrichment Center (FEC) will celebrate its 25th Anniversary Sept. 23rd The Family Enrichment Center (FEC) of Tampa Bay will celebrate its 25th anniversary next weekend. One of the highlights of the weekend will be the movie screening…

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‘From Runaway To The Runway’ Fashion Gala To Feature And Benefit Local Youth

‘From Runaway To The Runway’ Fashion Gala To Feature And Benefit Local Youth

In the center with these models are: Sonja Jordan (Miracles’ Operations Manager), Michelle Walker (Miracles’ Founder and Executive Director), and Tyrone Walker (Co-Founder and Resource Development Director). Fashion gala provides an evening of fun that will help fund a new group home for girls and raise awareness for human trafficking. Local youth are already preparing…

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Citizens Concerned About Large Trees In Community

Citizens Concerned About Large Trees In Community

  Hopeton Virgo and Ralston Barrett worried that large trees would fall on homes. BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor The recent weather events brought on by Hurricane Irma has resulted in downed trees all over the county. And, it brings to mind the need for changes in local government, two concerned citizens said….

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City Is In Classic Mode: FAMU Tampa Classic Filled With Weekend  Of Events

City Is In Classic Mode: FAMU Tampa Classic Filled With Weekend  Of Events

Florida A&M University (FAMU) and Tennessee State University (TSU) will play the first annual FAMU Tampa Football Classic, Saturday, September 16 at 6 p.m. at Raymond James Stadium. The Historically Black College and University (HBCU) classic football game will be a true clash of the titans, featuring two of college football’s storied programs. “We are…

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