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ATTENDEES AT TOBA’S 40th DR. KING LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST CARTER G. WOODSON SCHOOL TALENT SHOWCASE ATTORNEY JOYNER RECOGNIZED FOR 50 YEARS OF SERVICE WOMEN’S COUNCIL OF REALTORS HOSTS HOMEBUYER EXPO
 
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ATTENDEES AT TOBA’S 40th DR. KING LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST

ATTENDEES AT TOBA’S 40th DR. KING LEADERSHIP BREAKFAST                     The Tampa Organization of Black Affairs (TOBA) hosted a capacity audience last Monday at the Downtown Hilton Hotel. The event was the 40thannual celebration of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership Breakfast. The keynote speaker was Princeton University African American Studies Chair, Eddie S. […]

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CARTER G. WOODSON SCHOOL TALENT SHOWCASE

CARTER G. WOODSON SCHOOL TALENT SHOWCASE               The Dr. Carter G. Woodson School held its first Talent Showcase last month. The school debuted several additional teams that the students have now become a part of. After School Directors, Dr. P. Tucker-Johnson and Norma Pierce, coordinated with Band Directors, Mr. Jay Garrett, Ariel Bell and […]

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ATTORNEY JOYNER RECOGNIZED FOR 50 YEARS OF SERVICE

ATTORNEY JOYNER RECOGNIZED FOR 50 YEARS OF SERVICE                 On January 6, 2020, family, friends, and well-wishers gathered at TPepin Hospitality Centre to pay tribute to Attorney Arthenia Joyner. The tributes were to honor her 50 years of service. She has built a storied career, starting as a high schol student, followed by […]

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WOMEN’S COUNCIL OF REALTORS HOSTS HOMEBUYER EXPO

WOMEN’S COUNCIL OF REALTORS HOSTS HOMEBUYER EXPO                           The Bay Area Women’s Council of the National Association of Real Estate Brokers (NAREB) held a Homebuyer FUNDamentals Expo on Saturday, January 11, 2020. The Expo was held at Tampa Park Plaza with several presenters. Those who attended were able to learn about the different […]

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Education Rally Rocks Capitol

    Legislature Makes Pay Raises A Priority FEA President Fedrick Ingram and the Reverend Al Sharpton joined by union leaders, march to the Capitol in the “Take On Tallahassee” Rally.             More than 15,000 Floridians attended the rally demanding pay raises for public school teachers and support staff.               Standing on the steps...

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Quarrel Ends With Fatal Shooting

CALDON TRAVIS KING, JR.             This is a scene of fatal shooting in the 900 block of Edgedale Circle Tuesday morning.               A 35-year-old man has been charged in connection with an argument that turned violent. He is facing a second-degree murder charge. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the...

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Ybor City Bicyclist Charged With Armed Robbery

ELEX JONES ROBBERY SUSPECT   Police arrested a teenager Wednesday night in connection with a series of armed robberies. The crimes all took place in Ybor City. According to the Tampa Police Department, the first encounter took place last Thursday morning, shortly before 11:30. The victims were leaving the 2nd floor of the Palm Avenue...

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Bicyclist Facing Several Charges After Traffic Stop

ANTONIO SHEPPARD, JR.   A bicycle stop by police has landed a Tampa man in jail. He is being held without bond on several charges. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office, deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a bicycle Friday night. The deputies attempted to make the stop at the intersection on...

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Inmate Charged With Attacking Deputy

MICHLER GABRIEL   A 38-year-old man is accused of attacking a detention center deputy Tuesday. He is now facing additional crime charges.             Michler Gabriel was initially arrested and charged with driving with a suspended license, 5 counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of cannabis, armed tracking in phenethylamines, possession of cocaine, possession...

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Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘To Each His Own’

To Each His Own   BY CLARENCE BARR, II   What is it about the Oscars that Black people can’t get over? Every year around this time, there appears to be some type of controversy surrounding the lack of racial diversity with the actors selected for recognition on Hollywood’s biggest night. You would think that...

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SASKIA

SASKIA In the spotlight this week, is the lovely Saskia, a brand new refreshing face. This young lady doesn’t miss a step when it comes to capturing the attention of people around her. She knows you will have to have that certain something different to catch that attention. She enjoys modeling and posing for the camera,...

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New School Superintendent To Be Chosen From Final 3

Addison Davis Peter Licata Don Haddad …finalists for job   By Kenya Woodard Hillsborough County School Board members ended a lengthy day of interviews on last Thursday with the pool of 8 candidates for Superintendent of Hillsborough County School District being narrowed down to three. After hours of listening to the candidates’ visions for the...

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