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STUDENTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY PARTICIPATE IN SIGNING DAY

STUDENTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY PARTICIPATE IN SIGNING DAY                            Wednesday, February 6, 2019, was “Signing Day” for high school athletes all across the country to let it be known where they hoped to spend their college years. Students in Hillsborough County also signed letters of commitment. Most of those signing were football players. […]

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TEENS PARTICIPATE IN KING DAY OF SERVICE EVENT

TEENS PARTICIPATE IN KING DAY OF SERVICE EVENT               The Youth Ministry of Greater Bethel Missionary Baptist Church hosted a Teen Leadership Summit on Saturday, January 12, 2019. The Martin Luther King, Jr. event – ‘A Day On, Not A Day Off’ – featured several presenters and organization representatives. Those who participated are: front […]

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MORE THAN 300 ATTEND ANNUAL INTERFAITH SERVICE

MORE THAN 300 ATTEND ANNUAL INTERFAITH SERVICE               The 31st Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Interfaith Service was held on the King Holiday. The service was held at Allen Temple African Methodist Episcopal Church. The Commemorative Planning Committee was pleased with the turnout of more than 300. Those who participated on the program […]

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KICK-OFF RECEPTION FOR 2019 CONFERENCE

       KICK-OFF RECEPTION FOR 2019 CONFERENCE               The Conference of Minority Transportation Official (COMTO)  kick-off reception was held on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. The reception was held at the Tampa Club and is the kick-off to the conference that will meet in Tampa July 12-16, 2019.    Carla Williams is the President of COMTO Central […]

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21 Savage Released From ICE Custody On Bond

21 Savage has reportedly been released from custody after being arrested by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency earlier this month. The rapper is now awaiting a deportation hearing. 21’s lawyers, Charles H. Kuck, Dina LaPolt and Alex Spiro issued a statement to the rapper’s fans and supporters after he missed the Grammy...

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Chicago Sun-Times endorses Black woman for Mayor in upcoming election

Lori Lightfoot The Chicago Sun-Times has endorsed for mayor a Black woman who has never served a political office, but who its editorial board believes has been a vigilant public servant. Lori Lightfoot would be an effective steward for the city’s residents “from the hedge fund managers to the fast food workers,” the newspaper says. Lightfoot, 56, has been an outspoken critic...

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Prosecutors Want New Sentence In Laquan McDonald Case 

Prosecutors on Monday asked Illinois’ highest court to review the less than seven year prison sentence for the white Chicago police officer who was convicted in the shooting death of black teenager Laquan McDonald. Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and the special prosecutor who won a murder conviction against former officer Jason Van Dyke, Kane County...

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Dapper Dan Has Summoned The CEO Of Gucci From Italy To Harlem Following Racist Sweater Controversy

Dapper Dan is now speaking out about the controversy surrounding Gucci and Pradaafter both brands face backlash over blackface imagery they promoted. Many celebrities have already called for a boycott of the brands, particularly Gucci, however Dan, who works for and has collaborated with Gucci, says he’s taking action to make sure these brands really get the message....

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Poll reveals nearly half of Americans see nothing wrong with Blackface

This image shows Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam’s page in his 1984 Eastern Virginia Medical School yearbook. The page shows a picture, at right, of a person in blackface and another wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood next to different pictures of the governor. It’s unclear who the people in the picture are, but the rest...

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Popular TV Anchor Fired After More Than 20 Years

REGINALD ROUNDTREE               The name Reginald Roundtree became a household word after he was hired by 10 News WTSP. However, on Friday, Roundtree was terminated from the position he has held for more than 20 years. The television station did not offer a reason for the termination. However, the station’s parent company, TEGNA, Inc., said the termination...

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Historic Story Of Maggie StroudTold At Plant B. Museum

MAGGIE STROUD TODD   BY KENYA WOODARD Sentinel Feature Writer Mentions of the historic Tampa Bay Hotel often conjure up images of the resort’s well-manicured lawns, luxurious furnishings, and first-class accommodations. But behind the scenes was a pool of workers who kept the machine of opulence running smoothly. One of those workers was Black woman...

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Airman Completes Basic Military Training

AIRMAN 1st CLASS DANIEL J. GARZA-MANAHAN   An airman with ties to the Tampa Bay area recently completed all requirements to graduate from the U. S. Air Force basic military training program. The ceremony was held at the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, in San Antonio, Texas. Airman 1st Class Daniel J. Garza-Manahan completed an intensive, eight-week program that...

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