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Mayor Offers Back To School Challenge To Students

MAYOR JANE CASTOR   Mayor Jane Castor is hosting a back to school challenge in the final days of summer at all City of Tampa Parks and Recreation Department pools. Mayor Castor is encouraging youngsters between the ages of 5 and 18 to visit one of the Parks and Recreation Centers. By visiting a pool during…

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Family Asks Hit And Run Driver To Come Forward

JAMES A. ROBINSON, SR. 10-4-1968 — 6-29-2019   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   Last Saturday, family and friends gathered to say goodbye to their loved one. James Alexander Robinson, Sr., died shortly after noon on June 29th. He was the victim of a hit and run traffic accident. According to the Florida…

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Black-Owned Perfume Company Among Vendors At Armature Works On Sunday

BRENDA MCKENZIE SINGHAL …Co-founder of Identity Narrative, Scent As Art IDENTITY NARRATIVE   BY MONIQUE STAMPS Sentinel Feature Writer                       Looking for a unique experience with an African American-owned perfume and scent company?                   On Sunday, July 21, 2019, from 11 a. m. to 3 p. m., Armature Works, 1910 Ola, is hosting…

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The Black News Channel (BNC)  Will Launch In November In Major Markets

J. C. WATTS …Chairman and co-founder, BNC   GARY WORDLAW …V. P. of News and Programming   BY MONIQUE STAMPS Sentinel Feature Writer     For African Americans looking for a news channel dedicated to the experiences of the Black community, the wait has been long and frustrating. The Black News Channel (BNC) is looking…

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Belinthia Berry - 2019

A Change In Leadership: National Coalition Of 100 Black Women, Inc.,Tampa Bay Area Chapter, Elects New President

BELINTHIA BERRY             …Newly elected President, National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Tampa Bay Area Chapter   The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. -Tampa Bay Area Chapter (NCBW-TBAC), has had some phenomenal women leading the Chapter’s advocacy agenda of Black women and girls in the Tampa Bay area over the last thirty years….

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Organizations Donate $25,000 To Historic School

            Shown in this photograph during the $25,000 check presentation to Sister Maria Babatunde are: Genette Kelly, Marvin Knight, Broderick Barkley, Audrey Knight-Tolbert, Belinda Wilson, Krystal Davis, Ma’Kayla Johnson, and Joe Capitano, Sr.   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor               In April of this year, a group of Tampa residents hosted their…

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California Based Expert Has A Conversation With Large Crowd About Affordable Housing

JENNIFER LESAR …..Co-CEO and Co-Founder Estolado LeSar Advisors   BY KENYA WOODARD Sentinel Feature Writer                   Affordable housing is such a hot topic these days in cities all over the United States. But a national housing consultant says it’s as much of a global issue as it is a local one.                   Jennifer LeSar– president…

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Felon Organizations Say It’s More Than Just Getting The Right To Vote

JOANNA ‘FLAVA’ WILLIAMS …Jobs 4 Felons/TOPS   BY GWEN HAYES Sentinel Editor               Joanna “Flava” Williams, who dubs herself as the ‘Harriet Tubman of Felons,’ heads two organizations – Jobs 4 Felons and T. O. P. S. (The Ordinary People Society). She says, yes, felons need their rights to vote back, but they also…

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Trump Team Says Video Clears Him of Nonconsensual Kiss Claim; Other Side Says Not So Fast

A video of an encounter between Donald Trump and a then campaign aide clears him of her claims that he kissed her without consent, lawyers for Trump say, while the woman’s attorney says otherwise. Trump lawyer Charles Harder released a 15-second video to the media this week, saying it clearly shows Alva Johnson, then a Trump campaign…

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