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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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Police Seize Stolen Property From East Tampa Chop Shop

Police Seize Stolen Property From East Tampa Chop Shop

              This is the business police believe is a Chop Shop operating in East Tampa. More than 80 vehicles, some of which have been reported stolen, were impounded. (Photo by James Johnson).   Last Thursday, the Tampa Police Department converged on an East Tampa mechanic repair shop. Police believe the business was a front…

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The Oil And Natural Gas Industry Offers Higher Wages For Black STEM Professionals

The Oil And Natural Gas Industry Offers Higher Wages For Black STEM Professionals

(From left-right) Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., the president and CEO of the NNPA; Dr. Calvin Mackie, a motivational speaker and founder of STEM NOLA; Spencer Overton, the president of the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies; and Jack Gerard, the president and CEO of the American Petroleum Institute, pause for a photo a…

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Legacy Continues In Memory Of Beloved Teacher; Awards $1,500 Scholarship

Legacy Continues In Memory Of Beloved Teacher; Awards $1,500 Scholarship

MRS. ANNIE L. ROBERTSON … ‘Mrs. Ann’ For over 15 years, Mrs. Annie L. Robertson educated students at St. Peter Claver Catholic School in Tampa.  She was also a Sunday School teacher at First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens for over 20 years. ‘Mrs. Ann’ was an advocate for excellence in higher education.  She shared…

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NAACP President Outlines Plans For Upcoming Year

NAACP President Outlines Plans For Upcoming Year

  YVETTE LEWIS … President, Hillsborough County Branch NAACP   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   During the first month of the year, people set personal goals for themselves. And, in many instances, the heads of organizations set goals as well. Ms. Yvette Lewis, President of the Hillsborough County Branch of the NAACP…

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Florida Supreme Court Tosses Out  Death Sentence

Florida Supreme Court Tosses Out Death Sentence

DONTAE MORRIS Convicted of 4 murders DEREK ANDERSON Killed May 18, 2010   HAROLD WRIGHT Killed June 8, 2010   RODNEY JONES Killed May 31, 2010 OFFICER JEFF KOCAB Killed June 29, 2010   OFFICER DAVID CURTIS Killed June 29, 2010   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Last Thursday, the Florida Supreme Court…

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Saxophonist BK Jackson To Host Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival

Saxophonist BK Jackson To Host Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival

BK will host the Music Festival on Sunday  Tampa native and Howard W. Blake High School graduate, Bernard ‘BK’ Jackson, who will be on a short break from the Parking Lot Symphony world tour with Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, will host the Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival on Sunday, January 14, 2018. This year’s…

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