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HIDDEN FIGURES: HONORING TRAILBLAZERS IN TAMPA BAY

HIDDEN FIGURES: HONORING TRAILBLAZERS IN TAMPA BAY          The United States District Court Middle District of Florida – Tampa Division hosted a celebration, entitled, “Hidden Figures: Honoring Trailblazers in Tampa Bay.” Hosted by the Historical, Education, and Public Outreach Committee, the program was held on February 8, 2018, in the Floridan Palace Hotel, Downtown Tampa. […]

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CITY OF TAMPA BLACK HISTORY COMMITTEE CELEBRATES 30 YEARS

CITY OF TAMPA BLACK HISTORY COMMITTEE CELEBRATES 30 YEARS            The City of Tampa Black History Committee (COTBHC) held its 30th Black History Month Celebration on Friday, February 2, 2018 at the Tampa Convention Center. The committee was founded by Bobby L. Bowden. Those who attended the celebration were from left to right: Pastor […]

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STUDENTS HONORED AT NAACP FREEDOM FUND BANQUET

STUDENTS HONORED AT NAACP FREEDOM FUND BANQUET                   The Hillsborough County Branch NAACP held its Freedom Fund Banquet last Thursday at the Downtown Hilton Hotel. The organization honored a number of individuals, including students. Britnee Blake, a 9th grade student at Howard W. Blake Magnet High School was a Performance Art winner for high schools. […]

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FRATERNITY’S FOUNDATION HOSTS ‘DAY OF SERVICE’ FOR STUDENTS

FRATERNITY’S FOUNDATION HOSTS ‘DAY OF SERVICE’ FOR STUDENTS                   GZL Educational Foundation and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. hosted a Community Empowerment and Social Justice Symposium for middle and high school students. The Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service event was held at Hillsborough Community College, Ybor Campus, on Saturday, January 20, 2018. Participants […]

Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested In Fort Myers

Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested In Fort Myers

WARREN MAXWELL   Detectives have learned the identity of a man they believe robbed a bank last week. He has since been taken into custody in another jurisdiction. According to detectives with the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, on February 13th, around 2 p.m., a man entered the Wells Fargo Bank, 12233 N. Florida Avenue. He...

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Clarence Barr's Reality On Ice-'We Won’t Be Quiet'

Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘We Won’t Be Quiet’

We Won’t Be Quiet  BY CLARENCE BARR, II   “Just shut up and dribble the ball.” That was the message to LeBron James from Fox News anchor Laura Ingraham after James made honest and candid remarks about the sad state of the United States under the leadership of Donald J. Trump. While she claimed that...

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Students March On Tallahassee, And Say ‘Never Again’

Students March On Tallahassee, And Say ‘Never Again’

Students arrive in Tallahassee to talk about gun control after mass shooting in Parkland. Nearly 200 Parkland students arrived in Tallahassee to see members of the Florida Legislature on Tuesday, and one thing was clear: The shooting that killed 17 faculty and students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School had changed them both. “The outcry...

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State Rep. Shawn Harrison’s Aide Fired After Calling Shooting Survivors ‘Actors’

State Rep. Shawn Harrison’s Aide Fired After Calling Shooting Survivors ‘Actors’

State Rep. Shawn Harrison in Tallahassee. A Florida state lawmaker’s aide was fired late Tuesday, hours after he claimed two survivors of last week’s school shooting in Parkland, Fla., who had appeared on television were actors. Benjamin Kelly, an aide to state Rep. Shawn Harrison (R), emailed a Tampa Bay Times reporter after students, Emma Gonzalez and...

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Trump Bonus: Feds To Use Private Prisons To Imprison Illegal Immigrants

Trump Bonus: Feds To Use Private Prisons To Imprison Illegal Immigrants

President Trump’s stance on immigration will help the private prison industry.   The U.S. prison population has been falling for several years, reaching its lowest imprisonment rate since 1997, amid a sharp decline in violent crime. But that isn’t ending the good times for the private-prison industry, according to reports. That might seem counter-intuitive, but...

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SABRINA There are Spotlight features, and then there’s Sabrina. A very unique young woman, Sabrina controls her destiny with an aura of confidence that puts the others to rest. Never camera shy, Sabrina is ready to embark on the next chapter of her life, and can see nothing but success for herself and her future....

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Tiger Woods Commits To Play In 2018 Honda Classic

Tiger Woods Commits To Play In 2018 Honda Classic

Tiger Woods has officially committed to play in next week’s Honda Classic at PGA National in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Woods said he was still undecided prior to playing in the Genesis Open this week, where he shot 1-over 72 Thursday in Round 1. The Honda Classic tweeted the news Friday afternoon, along with a...

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Jarvis Landry Given Non-Exclusive Franchise Tag By Dolphins

Jarvis Landry Given Non-Exclusive Franchise Tag By Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins decided receiver Jarvis Landry is worth any headaches he causes, even if the cost is $16 million. Landry was given a non-exclusive franchise tag Tuesday after leading the NFL with 112 catches in 2017. The move by the Dolphins came on the first day that teams could assign franchise tags. The tag’s...

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Doug Martin Released By Buccaneers

Doug Martin Released By Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are moving on from Doug Martin after the running back’s tumultuous 2017 season. The Bucs informed Martin on Tuesday that he has been released. The move will save them $6.75 million against the salary cap heading into the 2018 season. The Bucs later confirmed the move. Martin, 29, finished the 2017...

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