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CITY OF TAMPA BLACK HISTORY COMMITTEE HOLDS ANNUAL EVENT

CITY OF TAMPA BLACK HISTORY COMMITTEE HOLDS ANNUAL EVENT                     The City of Tampa Black History Committee (COTBHC) held its annual celebration on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, outside the City of Tampa Administrative offices. Because of COVID-19 and social distancing, this year’s celebration was a little different. Among those in attendance were: Mr. Bobby […]

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Two Young Men Killed In East Tampa Shooting

  The shooting took place in the 8100 block of N. Brooks Street.               Detectives are currently investigating a double shooting. Both victims died as a result of the shooting. According to the Tampa Police Department, shortly before 7:30 p.m., on Monday evening, police were dispatched to the 8100 block of N. Brooks Street....

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Woman Who Called 9-1-1 To Report Shooting Arrested

  JOILICA SUTHERLAND … Charged with manslaughter                 On Tuesday morning, a woman called 9-1-1 to report she had shot someone. She then hung up the phone before providing additional information When police arrived at the scene, they discovered a 28-year-old Black man, suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was transported to...

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Jerome Knight

Teenager Linked To 3 Murders, Other Violent Crimes

JEROME KNIGHT … Charged with three counts of murder               A 19-year-old Tampa teenager has been arrested and is facing several charges. He was arrested on outstanding warrants last week by the Romulus Police Department, in Romulus, Michigan. Jerome James Knight was returned to Hillsborough County on March 1st. Knight has been charged with...

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Bat-Wielding Man Shot During Quarrel

JEREMY GREEN   A 30-year-old man is recovering after being shot following an argument. The incident took place Tuesday afternoon. According to the Tampa Police Department, officers responded to the 20100 block of Weeping Laurel Place in reference to a shooting. When they arrived, they discovered that Jeremy Green was suffering from a gunshot wound....

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Marcus Dixon

Dixon-Diaz Partnership Promises Victory For Florida Democrats

  MARCUS DIXON MANNY DIAZ MIAMI — Marcus Dixon is walking into a political firestorm.  But you would never know it, judging by his demeanor. The easygoing millennial is the Executive Director of the Florida Democratic Party, and his boss is the charismatic Manny Diaz, the former Mayor of Miami who is now the chairman....

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Murder Warrant Issued For Teenager In Fatal Shooting

KANYE VASNON MORDICA   The body of an unidentified teenager was located at the intersection of E. 124th Avenue and N. 9th Street last Wednesday night.               The search is continuing for a teenager linked to a fatal shooting last week. The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has obtained a warrant for his arrest. Last...

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Black Mafia Family Leader ‘Big Meech’ Loses Latest Bid To Leave Prison

“Big Meech” Flenory   A federal appeals panel Thursday rejected the latest attempt from convicted Black Mafia Family cocaine kingpin Demetrius “Big Meech” Flenory to leave federal prison 10 years early amid the COVID-19 pandemic. U.S. District Judge David Lawson did not misapply the law or rely on erroneous facts in refusing last year to grant compassionate release...

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Black-owned beauty brands and founders breaking billion-dollar barriers

Mahisha Dellinger was feeling disenfranchised about her experience as a marketing manager in corporate America when she decided to risk her personal savings to become an entrepreneur. She started her hair care line Curls in 2002 after struggling to find natural options on the shelves. Dellinger also struggled to find financing. She ended up starting Curls with...

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Malcolm X’s family releases letter alleging FBI, police role in his death

NEW YORK – Members of Malcolm X’s family have made public what they described as a letter written by a deceased police officer stating that the New York Police Department and FBI were behind the 1965 killing of the famed Black activist and civil rights advocate. Malcolm X was a powerful orator who rose to...

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