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Black Business Bus Tour, Hands Of Hope Sickle Cell Attend March On Washington MEN OF VISION MEMBERS GET COMPUTERS MEN’S WEAR SHOP OPENS IN WESTSHORE MALL LADIES ORGANIZATION COMPLETES CALENDAR IN SPITE OF PANDEMIC
 
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Black Business Bus Tour, Hands Of Hope Sickle Cell Attend March On Washington

Black Business Bus Tour, Hands Of Hope Sickle Cell Attend March On Washington                Members of two Tampa organizations traveled to Washington, D. C. for the “Get Your Knee Off Our Necks” Commitment March On Washington, on Friday, August 28, 2020. The March was spearheaded by Rev. Al Sharpton and Martin Luther King, III, […]

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MEN OF VISION MEMBERS GET COMPUTERS

MEN OF VISION MEMBERS GET COMPUTERS            Just prior to the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year, Ross Anderson, founder of Men Of Vision, with the assistance of Tampa’s Mayor Jane Castor, presented computers to its members to prepare them for virtual learning. The presentation was made as a drive-through at the Carter G. […]

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MEN’S WEAR SHOP OPENS IN WESTSHORE MALL

MEN’S WEAR SHOP OPENS IN WESTSHORE MALL             Ricc Rollins held the Grand Opening of his men’s wear shop in Westshore Mall. The event was held on Saturday, August 22, 2020. Among those who joined him for the special event were, from left: Denise White, former News Anchor, Fox-13, WTVT; fashion designer, Elizabeth Racker; […]

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LADIES ORGANIZATION COMPLETES CALENDAR IN SPITE OF PANDEMIC

LADIES ORGANIZATION COMPLETES CALENDAR IN SPITE OF PANDEMIC            The ladies of Top Ladies of Distinction, Tampa Bay/West Central Florida Chapter completed their 2019-2020 Calendar of events, in spite of the Coronavirus pandemic.  The ladies had to make some adjustments, but were able to get it done. The Tampa Bay Chapter members are shown […]

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Renovation Of Historic Jackson House Underway

MAYOR JANE CASTOR    The Jackson Boarding House, 851 E. Zack Street, opened its doors in 1901 to provide shelter for African Americans during the era of segregation. It remained operational until 2005.   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor               In 2013, in an article in the Sentinel about saving the Jackson...

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Tampa Man Enters Second Week Of Hunger Strike For Racial Justice

CHARLES M. ABLE ..60-Day Hunger Strike   A Tampa man enters the second week of a 60-day Hunger Strike for Racial Justice in efforts to make change in the African American Community. He wants to bring attention to the Passage of Reparation Remedy Bill-HR 40 and wants elected officials to place a ban on Choke...

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‘Listen To Black Women’: 2,700 White Women Tell Mayor To Fire Cops In Breonna Taylor killing

Tamika Palmer, Breonna Taylor’s mother, and Bianca Austin, Taylor’s aunt, spoke with media Thursday about the ongoing case and hope for resolutions. Louisville Courier Journal   LOUISVILLE, Ky. — More than 2,700 white women have sent a letter to Mayor Greg Fischer with a clear message: Listen to Black women, and fire the officers who killed Breonna...

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Andrew Gillum Says ‘I Identify as Bisexual’ in First Interview Since Hotel Scandal with Another Man

Jai Gillum and Andrew Gillum sit down for an interview with Tamron Hall Andrew Gillum told Tamron Hall in a sit-down on Monday that he is bisexual — a revelation as part of his first interview since he was caught in the middle of a scandal in March that led to him enter rehab and retreat from his once-promising career. The Democratic...

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Black Content-Based Instagram Page Sells For $85M; Owner Of Page Is Not Black

The owner of the Black-themed Instagram page “Daquan” has reportedly sold the brand for $85 million. However, the brand is not owned by a Black person. On Sept. 5, VladTV reported that Warner Music Group purchased IMGN Media for $85 million. The company creates Instagram, Snapchat, and TikTok pages and post memes and videos that are likely to...

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Los Angeles Officials Say It Is A Miracle Deputies Who Were Shot In Compton Survived

COMPTON- With authorities still looking for the man who shot two unsuspecting Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies on Saturday, Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Monday the fact that the pair survived is a “miracle.” Each deputy suffered multiple gunshots including to the head and face, but “got through surgery well,” Villanueva told KABC radio. He said he expects...

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Sheriff Collects More Than 600 Firearms During Gun Buy-Back

    Chad Chronister, Hillsborough County Sheriff, is assisted by deputies during gun buy-back.     More than 600 firearms were collected during the four-hour gun buy-back event last Saturday.   Last Saturday, the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office collected 681 handguns during their annual Gun Buy-Back event. The initiative was called the “Drive & Drop...

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Missing Woman, Newborn Located

KANASIA JOHNSON   The Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office has located a woman and her newborn infant daughter. They are both safe. According to police, Ms. Kanasia Johnson and her newborn daughter, Brinae Sherman, were last seen at St. Joseph’s Hospital last Thursday. Police said Ms. Johnson’s parental rights had been terminated and she had not...

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