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CLASSMATE AND FAMILY MEET WITH LIONEL RICHIE AFTER CONCERT MAYOR’S AFRICAN-AMERICAN ADVISORY COUNCIL PRESENTS CARLA LEWIS SCHOLARSHIP BACK-TO-SCHOOL EVENT TO KICK OFF NEW SCHOOL YEAR FRIENDS OF LIBRARY MEET WITH POLICE
 
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CLASSMATE AND FAMILY MEET WITH LIONEL RICHIE AFTER CONCERT

CLASSMATE AND FAMILY MEET WITH LIONEL RICHIE AFTER CONCERT                     Grammy-award winner Lionel Richie, center, was in town in concert at Amalie Arena recently. Richie has been touring several cities around the country. When he stopped in Tampa, he spent time with his Tuskegee, AL high school and college classmate, retired commercial pilot […]

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MAYOR’S AFRICAN-AMERICAN ADVISORY COUNCIL PRESENTS CARLA LEWIS SCHOLARSHIP

MAYOR’S AFRICAN-AMERICAN ADVISORY COUNCIL PRESENTS CARLA LEWIS SCHOLARSHIP                      A recent graduate, who plans to study at Florida A&M University, recently received the Carla Lewis Scholarship from the Mayor’s African- American Advisory Council. The presentation was made this past Monday (August 5th) in the Mayor’s Conference Room. The honoree, Kierra Jenkins (holding $1,000 […]

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BACK-TO-SCHOOL EVENT TO KICK OFF NEW SCHOOL YEAR

BACK-TO-SCHOOL EVENT TO KICK OFF NEW SCHOOL YEAR                      Staff and members of Heaven To Earth Worship Center hosted their 3rdAnnual Back To School Give-A-Way for the community. The event was held at the Worship Center on Saturday. In addition to school supplies, they also gave away food and clothing. Those who assisted […]

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FRIENDS OF LIBRARY MEET WITH POLICE

FRIENDS OF LIBRARY MEET WITH POLICE   Recently, Friends of the C. Blythe Andrews, Jr., Library met with Tampa Police Major Calvin Johnson. The purpose of the meeting was a collaboration between police and the Friends of the C. Blythe Andrews, Jr., Library. Their goal is to address the need for community counseling in East […]

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MECO This week’s Spotlight feature is Meco. She wants everyone to know that she is a force to be reckoned with, and she won’t stop until she reaches her goal of total success. Meco learned early that success means, it’s time to really pull your sleeves back, and grind it out. We are going to...

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Bucs Sign FormerPro Bowl SafetyDarian Stewart

Safety has hardly been a harmless position for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. With a dearth of healthy options at the position, the Bucs signed one-time Pro Bowler Darian Stewart on Tuesday, the team announced. Terms were not disclosed. Stewart was a starter in the Denver Broncos defensive backfield the last four seasons — in 2018...

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JAY-Z’s Roc Nation Partners With NFL For Music & Social Justice Campaign

JAY-Z is getting into business with the National Football League. According to the New York Times, Hov’s Roc Nation has signed a deal with the NFL to aid in the league’s social justice efforts and bolster its connections in the music industry.Roc Nation will reportedly serve as the NFL’s “live music entertainment strategist,” which includes...

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King’s Court: LeBron Dedicates Court At His Hometown School

 LeBron James went back to school and back in time on Wednesday.Joined by four high school teammates, the NBA superstar dedicated a multicolored outdoor basketball court at the I Promise School, which he founded last year for underprivileged children in his hometown.James took a break from his starring role in ”Space Jam 2,” currently in...

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Rémy Martin and Klutch Sports Group Toast Their All Stars in New Orleans

NCAA Changes ‘Rich Paul Rule,’ Removes Degree Requirement

The NCAA created a great deal of controversy recently when it implemented new criteria for agents who are representing student-athletes who want to test the NBA Draft waters, and the rule has already been changed.On Monday, the NCAA amended a key portion of the new guidelines. Whereas before it was mandatory that any agent representing...

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Netflix Drops ‘Dolemite Is My Name’ Trailer Starring Eddie Murphy

Netflix released on Monday a trailer for “Dolemite Is My Name,” starring Eddie Murphy as the actor behind the 1970s blaxploitation film character. Late actor and musician Rudy Ray Moore was the original filmmaker and star of the 1975 movie “Dolemite.” He was also considered the “Godfather of Rap,” as hip-hop artists often sample his music. Here’s...

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CARDI B WANTS RECORDS FROM HER UPCOMING DEPOSITION TO STAY SEALED

Cardi B is concerned her testimony in upcoming depositions in her ongoing battle with a former manager could be mocked on the internet, which is why her legal team wants the records sealed because they might be used to make viral videos and memes. Klenord “Shaft” Raphael, the former manager of the hip-hop star (born Belcalis Almanzar), hit Cardi with...

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Cosby lawyers ask appeals court to toss #MeToo conviction

Bill Cosby’s lawyers make an appeal (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images) HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania appeals court on Monday questioned why actor Bill Cosby never got a supposed non-prosecution agreement in writing as his lawyers asked the panel to overturn his sexual assault conviction. Cosby, 82, is serving a three- to 10-year prison...

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The Lion King Is Now Disney’s Highest-Grossing Animated Movie Ever

Disney’s remake of The Lion King has paid off. The film is now the studio’s highest-rated animated movie ever—insofar as one considers it to be an “animated” movie. Released on July 19, the remake has already grossed $1.3 billion worldwide, notching its latest record over the weekend after scooping up an additional $20 million. The Lion King has...

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