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GREATER BETHEL M. B. CHURCH HOSTS COMMUNITY SERVICE DAY

GREATER BETHEL M. B. CHURCH HOSTS COMMUNITY SERVICE DAY               Greater Bethel M. B. Church, Inc., held its Homeless Community Service Day on Saturday, October 6.  The guest speaker was Attorney Paul Rebein. Greater Bethel, in partnership with Metropolitan Ministries, is helping those who are in need with housing and other necessities. More than […]

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SUCCESS STORY SHARED AT 2018 CEC OF TAMPA LUNCHEON

SUCCESS STORY SHARED AT 2018 CEC OF TAMPA LUNCHEON         Javed Morgan shared his ‘Story of Success’ on Tuesday when the Corporation to Develop Communities of Tampa (CDC) held its annual luncheon. The CDC Champions Luncheon was held at TPepin’s Hospitality Centre. The Keynote Speaker was Stephen Glaude, President & CEO, Coalition of Nonprofit […]

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YELLOW JACKETS WIN 2018 HERITAGE CLASSIC, 19-16

YELLOW JACKETS WIN 2018 HERITAGE CLASSIC, 19-16          The Yellow Jackets of Howard W. Blake High School won the 2018 Heritage Classic, 19-16. The competition between Blake and the Tigers of Middleton High School was held on Friday night at Blake. The Athletic Boosters Club of Blake hosted this year’s event. The Title Sponsors […]

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HOWARD W. BLAKE CLASS OF 1963 CELEBRATES 55th REUNION

HOWARD W. BLAKE CLASS OF 1963 CELEBRATES 55th REUNION         The Howard W. Blake High School Class of 1963 celebrated its 55th Class Reunion September 21-23, 2018. On September 23, the class culminated the weekend at Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant. Among those in attendance were: Mary Taylor, Larraine Nunn, Constance Aikens, John Anderson, Cora Archie, Yvette […]

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘White Is Still Right’

White Is Still Right   BY CLARENCE BARR, II   I think it’s safe to say that talk of the inevitable demise of white privilege within an American landscape, that is steadily becoming more diversified, may have been slightly premature. The confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, in spite of the allegations of sexual...

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Trump admin to shut ObamaCare site during open enrollment stage

Trump admin to shut ObamaCare site during open enrollment stage

The Trump administration is planning to take down the ObamaCare website for hours at a time during the open enrollment period, The Hill is reporting. The administration has argued that such downtime occurs regularly on the site and is designed to happen during slower periods. Critics have said it is an attempt to trip up coverage provided through the...

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Black Neighborhoods Don’t Match Up To Trump Boasts

Black Neighborhoods Don’t Match Up To Trump Boasts

PHILADELPHIA—It’s one of President Donald Trump’s favorite talking points in promoting his administration’s success: the record low rate of black unemployment. But on a recent sunny afternoon in Vernon Park in Philadelphia’s Germantown neighborhood, that victory seemed hollow. As children laughed on the playground, several black men —some out of work, others homeless —sat or slept on...

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Trump unsure whether Mattis will leave, says he is ‘sort of a Democrat’

Trump unsure whether Mattis will leave, says he is ‘sort of a Democrat’

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis testifies during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Oct. 30, 2017. President Trump said he is unsure whether Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will leave the administration and described him as “sort of a Democrat,”amid reports of friction between the two. Trump made the remarks in an interview with CBS News’s...

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Trump calls on blacks to ‘honor’Republicans with votes, then praises Confederate general Robert E. Lee

Trump calls on blacks to ‘honor’Republicans with votes, then praises Confederate general Robert E. Lee

U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci, the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Ohio (left) shakes hands with President Trump at a rally in Lebanon, Ohio, on Friday. During the rally in Lebanon, Ohio, President Trump praised the Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee as a “true great fighter.” LEBANON, Ohio — President Trump praised the Confederate Gen. Robert...

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Loissa If you need cooling off, let this week’s Beauty Unlimited feature lead the way. Loissa is one of those rare beauties that has it allLoissa gets attention wherever she goes, and whether she wants it or not. Loissa is working on expanding her portfolio so she is very open to different genres, styles of modeling and photo...

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Bucs Fight Back But Fall To Falcons, 34-29

Bucs Fight Back But Fall To Falcons, 34-29

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers scored a touchdown on their first drive on Sunday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, but missed the ensuing extra point, which would prove costly. The Atlanta Falcons scored touchdowns on their first three drives, however, and the Buccaneers never fully recovered despite an impressive second-half effort, falling 34-29. The Buccaneers fell to 2-3...

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George Taliaferro, First Black Player Drafted By NFL, Dies At 91

George Taliaferro, First Black Player Drafted By NFL, Dies At 91

George Taliaferro, the first Black player ever taken in the NFL Draft as well as a college football Hall of Famer, passed away on Monday at the age of 91. The George Taliaferro Sport Association tweeted the news of his death on Monday. Born in Tennessee but growing up in Gary, Ind., Taliaferro became a...

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Richard Jefferson Retires After 17 NBA Seasons

Richard Jefferson Retires After 17 NBA Seasons

Paying tribute to his late father, veteran small forward Richard Jefferson announced his retirement after 17 NBA seasons via Instagram on Saturday.  Richard “Big Rich” Jefferson, 65, was killed last month in a drive-by shooting in Compton, Calif.  The 13th pick in the 2001 draft out of Arizona, Jefferson starred early for the then-New Jersey...

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