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COMMUNITY CARE AND CONNECTIONS EVENT IN SULPHUR SPRINGS BLAKE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1965 CELEBRATES 70th BIRTHDAY OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY, INC. FOUNDERS’ DAY AWARDS GALA CDC OF TAMPA, INC. CELEBRATES 25th ANNIVERSARY
 
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COMMUNITY CARE AND CONNECTIONS EVENT IN SULPHUR SPRINGS

COMMUNITY CARE AND CONNECTIONS EVENT IN SULPHUR SPRINGS Derrick Brooks Charities, the City of Tampa and Fifth Third Bank hosted a Community Care and Connections Event for the community earlier this month. The event was held on November 8, 2017 at Springhill Park Community Center. Several vendors participated. Those in attendance received information about financial […]

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BLAKE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1965 CELEBRATES 70th BIRTHDAY

BLAKE HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1965 CELEBRATES 70th BIRTHDAY The Howard W. Blake High School Class of 1965 celebrated their 70th birthdays this year. The class came together last Saturday, November 11th, to enjoy food and fellowship at Lee Roy Selmon’s Restaurant. Earlier this year, members of the class cruised on the Oasis of the […]

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OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY, INC. FOUNDERS’ DAY AWARDS GALA

OMEGA PSI PHI FRATERNITY, INC. FOUNDERS’ DAY AWARDS GALA The Pi Iota Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., Tampa, held its Founders’ Day Awards Gala on Saturday, November 11, 2017. The gala was held at the Crowne Plaza Tampa-Westshore.  Among chapter members and their spouses in attendance were: front row, seated – Schantel Bobo, […]

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CDC OF TAMPA, INC. CELEBRATES 25th ANNIVERSARY

CDC OF TAMPA, INC. CELEBRATES 25th ANNIVERSARY Corporation To Develop Communities (CDC) of Tampa, Inc. celebrated its 25th Anniversary with a Gala on Friday, October 27, 2017 at TPepin Hospitality Centre. Entertainment was by Avery Sunshine, recording artist. The proceeds will benefit CDC of Tampa, Inc. programs. The 25th Anniversary theme was, “Building on our […]

UCLA Trio That Shoplifted In China Are Suspended ‘Indefinitely’

UCLA Trio That Shoplifted In China Are Suspended ‘Indefinitely’

The UCLA trio have been suspended indefinitely following for shoplifting in China. The players apologized and thanked President Trump for his role in helping them return to the U.S. UCLA freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Cody Riley and Jalen Hill, addressed the media last Wednesday apologizing,  before being indefinitely suspended by the team. The players were arrested...

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FAMU Alum Couple Donated $500,000 To Marching  100 For New Uniform

FAMU Alum Couple Donated $500,000 To Marching  100 For New Uniform

Bernard and Shirley Kinsey donated $500,000 to FAMU’s Marching 100 for new uniforms. Bernard and Shirley Kinsey, who graduated from Florida A&M University in 1966, have long been generous to their alma mater. On last Saturday, the university’s Marching 100 showed off the fruits of the couple’s $500,000 donation when it debuted new uniforms at...

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Hampton Is Joining Big South Conference

Hampton Is Joining Big South Conference

  In a move that could cause a cultural shift and change the balance of power in HBCU athletics, Hampton University announced that it is leaving the MEAC to join the Big South Conference. According to a statement released by Hampton University President Dr. William R. Harvey, Hampton sought a more proximity-friendly conference. “Our student-athletes...

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Grandpa Huxtable Of ‘The Cosby Show’ Dies

Grandpa Huxtable Of ‘The Cosby Show’ Dies

  Earle Hyman played Russell Huxtable on the Cosby Show. Earle Hyman, a veteran actor of stage and screen who was widely known for playing Russell Huxtable on The Cosby Show, has died. Hyman died Friday at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, New Jersey. He was 91. The TV and film star appeared...

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Usher’s Jane Doe  Herpes Accuser Dismisses $20M Lawsuit

Usher’s Jane Doe  Herpes Accuser Dismisses $20M Lawsuit

One of Usher’s accusers, Laura Helm aka Jane Doe lied about having unprotected sex. One of the lawsuits filed against Usher, in which it was alleged that he failed to warn the woman of his reported herpes has been dismissed. Back in July, Laura Helm filed her lawsuit under the name Jane Doe. She said...

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Jennifer Hudson’s Breakup Takes A Nasty Turn

Jennifer Hudson’s Breakup Takes A Nasty Turn

  Jennifer Hudson and her son’s father, David Otunga. Jennifer Hudson‘s breakup with longtime fiancè David Otunga has already taken a nasty turn. Just a day after the news broke that Hudson had issued an order of protection against her fiance and son’s father, allegations are flying on both sides. Otunga apparently believes that Hudson...

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Missing ATL Rapper And His Cousin Found Dead In Alabama

Missing ATL Rapper And His Cousin Found Dead In Alabama

Bambino Gold and his cousin were found after being reported missing Nov. 7th. It was just a little under two weeks ago on November 7th that Atlanta-based rapper Bambino Gold and his cousin,Kendrick Stokes were reported missing, and now, in a tragic end to the case, both men’s bodies have been found in Alabama. According...

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Rev. Jesse Jackson Has Parkinson’s Disease

Rev. Jesse Jackson Has Parkinson’s Disease

  Rev. Jesse Jackson was diagnosed 2 years ago. CHICAGO, IL —- The Rev. Jesse Jackson says he’s been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson’s disease and plans to “dedicate” himself to physical therapy. In a Friday letter to supporters, the 76-year-old says family and friends noticed a change in him about three...

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Apple’s First Diversity VP Resigns After 6 Months

Apple’s First Diversity VP Resigns After 6 Months

  Denise Young Smith is first-ever V.P of diversity. Cupertino, CA — Denise Young Smith, Apple’s first-ever vice president of inclusion and diversity, resigned from her position after less than a year, according to reports Thursday. Smith, who had been with Apple since 1997, was set to exit the company by the end of the...

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