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MIDDLETON ALUMNI ASSOCIATION WELCOMES NEW PRINCIPAL ‘DIVINE NINE’ MARCHED TO PROTEST POLICE BRUTALITY BLACK BUSINESS BUS TOUR SUPPORTS DAMAGED BUSINESSES MEN OF VISION HOLDS GRADUATION
 
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MIDDLETON ALUMNI ASSOCIATION WELCOMES NEW PRINCIPAL

MIDDLETON ALUMNI ASSOCIATION WELCOMES NEW PRINCIPAL                     The Middleton High School Alumni Association met with the school’s new principal, Mickey Boddie, on Tuesday morning, June 23rd, in the Dr. Frankie A. Berry Media Center to welcome him to ‘The Land of the Tigers.’  Those who were present, front row, left to right are: Jeannette Williams, […]

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‘DIVINE NINE’ MARCHED TO PROTEST POLICE BRUTALITY

‘DIVINE NINE’ MARCHED TO PROTEST POLICE BRUTALITY                     On Sunday, June 14th, 200 members of the Tampa National Panhellenic Council and their families gathered in downtown Tampa to protest police brutality and the recent murders of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery. The “Divine Nine” marched for 8:46 seconds from Curtis Hixon Park […]

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BLACK BUSINESS BUS TOUR SUPPORTS DAMAGED BUSINESSES

BLACK BUSINESS BUS TOUR SUPPORTS DAMAGED BUSINESSES                     During its most recent Black Business Bus Tour, the event culminated at 7th and Grove in Ybor City. The tour group viewed 2 businesses owned by African Americans that were damaged during civil unrest a few weeks ago. The Black Business Bus Tour shared their […]

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MEN OF VISION HOLDS GRADUATION

MEN OF VISION HOLDS GRADUATION            Men Of Vision, “Preparing Students For Life,” held its graduation last week at Carter G. Woodson School. Several of their Board Members and Mayor Jane Castor were there to congratulate the young men. Shown in front of the group, seated, is, Men Of Vision Founder, Ross Anderson. Standing, […]

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Maurice Jackson

Renowned Musician Dies After Illness

MAURICE JAMES JACKSON 2/11/1953 — 6/28/2020 BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor A renowned musician died on Sunday at the Boca Raton Regional Hospital. Maurice James Jackson was 67-years-old. His sister, Mrs. Mary Ivory, said Jackson lost his 4-year battle with con- gestive heart failure. He had been hospitalized several times because of the...

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Mayor Jane Castor

‘Art On The Block’ Murals Inspire Community Unity

MAYOR JANE CASTOR             This mural is located at the intersection of E. 21st Avenue and N. 15th Street. (Photo courtesy of the City of Tampa)               Last Saturday, Mayor Jane Castor hosted the unveiling of colorful murals in the community. They are located at five different locations within the city. Ms. Ashley Bauman,...

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6 Months After Kneeling on a Black Woman’s Neck and Tasing Her Belly, Miami-Area Officer Faces Battery Charges

A former Miami Gardens police officer has been charged with four counts of official misconduct and two counts of battery stemming from a January incident where he knelt on a Black woman’s neck and stunned her twice with a Taser during an unlawful arrest.      Jordy Yanes Martel turned himself in on Thursday after...

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Man charged with murder over shooting at Breonna Taylor protest in Kentucky

A man is arrested by Louisville Metro police after an attempt by protesters to block Liberty Street in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. June 17, 2020 Authorities in the US have charged a man with murder over a fatal shooting at a park in downtown Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday night, where demonstrators had gathered to protest the...

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NAACP, ACLU And Law Enforcement Leaders Unveil Plan Adopted For Better Police Policy

            Law enforcement leaders, NAACP and ACLU reps at press conference.     The list of 5 top concerns for policy changes.                   The President of the Hillsborough County Branch NAACP, a member of the ACLU and chiefs of police throughout the county and the sheriff held a press conference in the parking lot of...

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$36,000 In Scholarships Awarded By Tampa Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. In A Virtual Success Story

Delta Sigma Theta Honoring Grads   With the current pandemic affecting the way we live, work, and serve our community, the Ladies of the Tampa Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., in collaboration with D.E.L.T.A., Inc., persevered to circumvent all of the negative implications of the pandemic to award scholarships to deserving high...

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K-State Players Announce Boycott After Student’s Floyd Tweet

MANHATTAN, Kan.— Kansas State football players say they will boycott all team activities until administrators create a policy that would allow a student to be expelled for “openly racist, threatening or disrespectful actions.” The move that most players announced Saturday on social media follows a tweet by a student about the death of George Floyd that prompted...

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272 NYPD Officers File For Retirement After Black Lives Matter Protests

It’s beginning to look like the whole “To Protects and Serve” motto of police departments across America is more of a self-serving phrase for their egos than a proverb meant to reassure Americans of their tax-paying responsibilities. A few weeks after 170 Atlanta police officers called in sick in response to their brothers in blue...

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