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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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Kalisa Villafana Becomes First Black Woman In Florida State History To Earn A Doctoral Degree In Nuclear Physics

On Friday (August 9), Kalisa Villafana became Florida State University’s first Black woman graduate to earn a doctoral degree in nuclear physics. Receiving her undergraduate degree from Florida A&M University, she returned to her native Trinidad and Tobago to work. After a year though, Villafana decided she wanted an advanced degree in order to provide greater career...

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Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos have made their divorce official in a $38 billion settlement

The marriage of Amazon’s power couple, which has spanned the transformation of the company from online bookstore to massive e-commerce platform, is officially over. Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and his ex-wife, MacKenzie Bezos, officially finalized their divorce Friday, Bloomberg reports. As a result, MacKenzie Bezos is set to gain millions of shares of Amazonworth an estimated...

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Black man framed by NYPD for rape and robbery at 17 awarded nearly $10 million after 30 years in prison

Mark Denny Mark Denny is celebrating his bittersweet victory after he was released from prison nearly 30 years after he was wrongly convicted of rape and robbery. The NYC man entered into a settlement that was approved by the Comptroller Scott Stringer who agreed to pay out $9.75 million settlement to stave off a $50 lawsuit Denny was...

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Black father shot dead by white man after white supremacist rant

Robert Anthony Granato A beloved North Carolina barber and father of three was shot dead after a confrontation with a man spouting racial slurs. On August 6, Julius “Juice” Randolph Sampson Jr. was killed outside the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, in Winston-Salem after a fight broke out inside with Robert Granato and spilled outside the facility where gunshots erupted, The...

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Simone Biles Wins Record-Tying Sixth U. S. Women’s Gymnastics Title

U. S. gymnastics champion Simone Biles won a record-tying sixth all-around title at the U. S. Gymnastics Championships in Kansas City, Missouri Sunday night, and became the first woman to land a triple-double during floor exercise competition in the process, according to Team USA.The 22-year-old took the top scores on floor, vault and balance beam...

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Jameis Winston Trusts His New Passing Game

For all the talk about Bruce Arians’ “No risk-it, no biscuit” philosophy, Arians has always been very adept at providing easy first- and second-read openings for his quarterbacks. It’s not just about hurling the ball at four vertical receivers and hoping things work out. Arians does this with everything from “levels” concepts with three receivers...

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Antonio Brown Reportedly Tried To Trick Raiders With Bootleg Helmet

Antonio Brown’s serious helmet dispute with the NFL had a funny moment recently, though it’s one the Oakland Raiders probably did not find too amusing.Brown reportedly is refusing to play unless he can wear the helmet he has been wearing his entire career. The problem is the league has new helmet safety requirements, and Brown’s...

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NCAA Suspends BYU Basketball Star Yoeli Childs 9 Games For Improper Draft Process

It turns out Yoeli Childs’ return to BYU basketball for his senior season isn’t all roses after all.The NCAA, when reinstating Childs’ eligibility after he withdrew from the NBA Draft, has suspended the star forward for nine games to open the 2019-20 season, the school announced Friday.NCAA rules allow underclassmen to enter the NBA Draft...

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