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CITY OF TAMPA BLACK HISTORY COMMITTEE SERVES COMMUNITY DISCIPLES OF CHRIST CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, INC. RIBBON CUTTING SERVICE CLASSMATE AND FAMILY MEET WITH LIONEL RICHIE AFTER CONCERT MAYOR’S AFRICAN-AMERICAN ADVISORY COUNCIL PRESENTS CARLA LEWIS SCHOLARSHIP
 
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CITY OF TAMPA BLACK HISTORY COMMITTEE SERVES COMMUNITY

CITY OF TAMPA BLACK HISTORY COMMITTEE SERVES COMMUNITY            The City of Tampa Black History Committee recently presented scholarships to several graduating seniors. Throughout the year, the committee hosts several events as fundraisers to support the scholarships. In February, the committee hosts a themed Black History Month program, and in May the golf tournament. […]

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DISCIPLES OF CHRIST CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, INC. RIBBON CUTTING SERVICE

DISCIPLES OF CHRIST CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP, INC. RIBBON CUTTING SERVICE                      The Disciples of Christ Christian Fellowship, Inc., held a ribbon cutting service to the doors of its new facility. The church building is Phase 1 of its planned 11,000 square feet campus. They will be having dedication services each weekend through September 7th, […]

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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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Bethune-Cookman University Welcomes New President

 Dr. E. LABRENT CHRITE …7th President of Bethune-Cookman University Dr. E. LaBrent Chrite started presidency July 1, 2019     DAYTONA BEACH — Dr.E. LaBrent Chrite became the seventh president of Bethune-Cookman University, following a national search. He took office effective July 1, 2019. Dr. Chrite stepped down as dean at the University of Denver’s Daniels College of...

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Do Americans Believe The Polls?

BY ROGER CALDWELL, NNPA Newswire Contributor   There are more than 20 Democratic candidates running for President of the United States, and if you listen to them talk, they all believe they can win the nomination. Everyone knows that most of these candidates know they can’t win, but they can raise money. No individual or agency can...

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Man Killed After Intruder Forces Way Into Home

DARIUS JOHNSON … Died of gunshot wounds DAVID BIGGS …  Charged with first-degree murder   A 22-year-old man is accused of forcibly entering a home and fatal wounding its occupant. The shooting was the result of an ongoing argument between the two men. According to the Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office, the incident took place shortly...

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$8,000 Reward Offered In Fatal Shooting

JAMES WILLIAM EARL   Earlier this year, the body of a man suffering gunshot wounds died. His body was discovered in his driveway in Pasco County. According to police, on January 16, 2019, shortly before 7 a.m., Fire Rescue responded to 14838 Glenrock Road, in Spring Hill. When they arrived, it was determined that the...

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Former College Student Sentenced On Gun Charges

FAISAL BUARKI   Last week, a federal judge sentenced a former college student to serve time in prison for possession of firearms by an alien. He pleaded guilty June 3, 2019,. According to court documents, in February 2019, Tampa Police officers conducted a traffic stop in South Tampa on a car driven by Faisal Buraki,...

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Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice – ‘When Cool Parenting Fails’

When Cool Parenting Fails   BY CLARENCE BARR, II   I can’t remember the last time I used profanity in front of my mother. Even though I consider myself a fully grown man, with children of my own, I still find myself guarding my tongue when I’m in her presence. I have been doing it...

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Omar, Tlaib host news conference on travel restrictions U.S. Rep IIhan Omar

U.S. Rep. Rashida Tlaib Democratic U.S. Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan plan to host a news conference Monday afternoon on travel restrictions to Israel and Palestine, after they were denied entry into Israel last week. At the urging of President Donald Trump, Israel denied entry to the two Muslim representatives over...

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Store Clerk Found Guilty Of Murdering A 17-Year-Old Over A Two Dollar Drink

A two dollar beverage cost Dorian Harris his life. Tennessee store clerk, Anwar Ghazali, was put on trial for chasing and murdering the 17-year-old who stole an alcoholic drink on March 30, 2018. Harris entered the store around 10:00 p.m. and was there for a total of seven seconds. Surveillance footage showed him grabbing a beer from the...

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Alligators caught climbing fences and swimming across roads in Florida

Most people know alligators get just about everywhere in Florida, but now they’ve really leveled up. Videos from last week show one swimming in the middle of a busy road — and another climbing a fence. One of the intrusive reptiles was filmed on Thursday swimming in a giant puddle in the middle of an intersection during a downpour...

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