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CONGRESSWOMAN CASTOR ISSUES BLACK HISTORY MONTH CONGRESSIONAL RECORDS

CONGRESSWOMAN CASTOR ISSUES BLACK HISTORY MONTH CONGRESSIONAL RECORDS                       On Monday, February 24, 2020, U. S. Representative Kathy Castor (14th Congressional District) issued Congressional Record Statements during her 2020 Black History Month Program. The program was held in the auditorium at Middleton Senior High School. Honorees were: Ross Anderson, the Honorable Marva L. […]

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MEN AND WOMEN IN BUSINESS SHOWCASE

MEN AND WOMEN IN BUSINESS SHOWCASE                     The Men and Women in Business Showcase hosted an event at the Seminole Heights Branch Library to honor several individuals. Kia Wells founded the organization and Regina Breed is the Executive Director. From left to right are: Kia Wells, Pearl Knapp-Chirenza, Scott Werner, Grand Prize winner; Terrell […]

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TAMPA CITY COUNCIL RECOGNIZES COMMUNITY TRAILBLAZERS

TAMPA CITY COUNCIL RECOGNIZES COMMUNITY TRAILBLAZERS                      During Thursday morning’s (Feb. 20th) Tampa City Council meeting, the Council members honored four retired Tampa Police Officers. Rufus Lewis, Frank Gray, James Dukes and Clarence Nathan were recognized as “four courageous men who paved the way for eq ual opportunity for Blacks, women and other minority […]

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LEADERSHIP TAMPA ALUMNI HONORS CHLOE CONEY

LEADERSHIP TAMPA ALUMNI HONORS CHLOE CONEY                     Leadership Tampa Alumni (LTA) honored Dr. Chloe Coney with the Parke Wright, III Award at the group’s 2019 Annual Meeting. The meeting was held on January 29, 2020. The award is presented annually to a member of Leadership Tampa Alumni who has demonstrated exceptional leadership and […]

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Dr. Louis P. Clark-Black History Moment

Dr. Louis P. Clark is a Native of Thomasville and a graduate from Allen Normal Industrial School, Thomasville, Ga. He is the only known Black Aerospace Physicist and Engineer from Thomasville. Since 1930 his scientific work led to the development of the United States Navy’s Polaris Submarine- Launched Missile System, the Air Force Anti-Ballistic Missile...

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Construction To Begin On N. 34th Street

BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   Beginning on Monday, March 2nd, road closures will take place on N. 34th Street. The portions of N. 34th  Street that will be affected are between E. Columbus Drive and E. Hillsborough Avenue. Several streets in this area will be closed due to the construction. A City...

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Activist Recalls Sit-Ins 60 Years Later

CLARENCE FORT Civil Rights Activist   BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   On February 1, 1960, four African American students at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical College made history. The young men kicked off a national non-violent movement by sitting down at the lunch counter in F. W. Woolworth. Police were called, but...

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Other Ramification Of The Rosewood Massacre —The Stolen Property

            White mob killed the residents and burned the all-Black town to the ground.               What’s left of Rosewood, that is now Cedar Key is a marker.   BY KENYA WOODARD Sentinel Feature Writer                   On New Year’s Day 1923, in the all-white town of Sumner, Fla., a neighbor of a white woman named...

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Traveling Civil Rights Exhibit At Sulphur Springs Museum Documents Florida Movement

  Sulphur Springs museum vice president, Norma Robinson standing in front of ‘Civil Rights in the Sunshine State’ panel at the museum exhibit. BY KENYA WOODARD Sentinel Feature Writer                    Many events of the Civil Rights Movement are well-documented: the March on Washington, the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the Freedom Rides.                   But while those...

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Self-Inflicted Gunshot Leaves Robbery Suspect Critical

RASHAD THULANI HILL   A robbery suspect police had been searching for was admitted to a local hospital in critical condition. Police said he shot himself following a chase early Wednesday. According to the Tampa Police Department, police were notified that 45-year-old Rashad Hill had been spotted in the area of Tampa International Airport late...

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Man Faces Several Charges After Police Chase

MAURICE ANTONIO FRYSON   Police arrested a 43-year-old Tampa man Monday following a chase. The man is now facing several charges. According to Tampa Police, officers were notified of a stolen 2000 4-door Toyota Avalon, possibly in the area of Waters and I-275, shortly after 4 p.m., Monday. The officers located the vehicle near N....

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Man Jailed On Gun Charge Same Day Leaving Prison

DANIQUE ROSIUS   A 23-year-old man was arrested and charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm. He had just been released from prison earlier that day. According to the Polk County Sheriff’s Office, Danique Rosius had just been released from prison on Tuesday. He was riding in a vehicle being driven by...

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