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U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Mark A. Milley, visits FedEx Field, where the Redskins Salute, the Washington Redskins’ Official Military Appreciation Club, hosts a Military Day for military service members and their families, Dec. 7, 2015. This year's m

Grambling Establishes Historic Center Named For Doug Williams To Study Race And Politics In Sports

DOUG WILLIAMS …Super Bowl MVP, and first Black QB to win a Super   BY MONIQUE STAMPS Sentinel Feature Writer   Doug Williams is a MVP.  To sports fans and the Black community worldwide and especially in Louisiana, Tampa and Washington, D. C., it’s what most people remember,  especially after his heroics led the Redskins…

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Deion Sanders - Talladega Grad

Pro Football Hall Of Famer Deion Sanders Graduates From Talladega College

TALLADEGA, AL — NFL Pro Hall of Famer Deion Sanders graduated with his bachelor’s degree from Talladega College in Alabama on Sunday morning, August 16, 2020. The college said Sanders completed the school’s FASTtrack program this past semester, a program designed for busy adults. The college said Sanders’ degree is in Business Administration: Organizational Management. No…

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Ms. America International 2019

Bowling With Pros Event To Brenefit Youth Football Clinic

MRS. LATRESA DOLEMAN …Ms. America International   The bowling event will generate funds to pay for low income and at-risk youth to participate during Super Bowl Week.   The Tampa Chapter of the NFL Alumni Association will host “Bowling With The Pros” on September 12, 2020. The event will be held at Pin Chasers Bowling…

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Luis Santos Santiago, 54

Man Arrested For Detaining Teen Arraigned On False Imprisonment Charge

Prosecutors from the Hillsborough State Attorney’s Office arraigned Luis Santos, 54, on Wednesday morning, officially informing him that he has been charged with False Imprisonment, a third degree felony, which carries a maximum sentence of five years in prison if convicted. Santos did not appear during the hearing and his attorney submitted a written plea…

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FAMU Alumna Named To Oscars Panel

STACI R. COLLINS JACKSON …Named To Oscars Panel     Florida A&M University (FAMU) alumna Staci R. Collins Jackson will be among those judging entrants for the Oscars. She was recently named as a voting member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, which includes the most successful film executives, filmmakers, and artists…

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Jaylen Jordan - Missing Teen

13-Year-Old Missing For More Than A Week

JAYLEN JORDAN …Missing since August 4, 2020   The father of a 13-year-old reported his son missing last week. He has not been seen since Tuesday, August 4, 2020. Darren Jordan says his son, Jaylen Jordan, was last seen wearing a gray Jordan sweat suit. A student at Village of Excellence, Mr. Jordan says his…

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Shad Burrell

Entertainment Company CEO Is Finding Success In All Genres, Including Country Music

RASHAD ‘SHAD’ BURRELL ….Tampa resident and CEO of BMT Promotions   BY MONIQUE STAMPS Sentinel Feature Writer   As a culture, African Americans have not traditionally been huge fans of country music. In a lot of circles, the music seemed so intertwined with the old south and the good ‘old boys that most Black folks…

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Woodberry Brandon-shooting

Early Morning Shooting Leaves Man Dead

            The shooting took place in the Woodberry Woods Apartments in Brandon early Sunday morning.   An incident at a local apartment complex began with an argument between the female resident and a visitor. It ended with the exchange of gunfire, a man injured, and another man dead. Now, officials are investigating to determine if…

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Tyree Holder - 2020

Tampa Native Joins Staff At University Of North Carolina

TYREE HOLDER …Defensive Graduate Assistant   Tyree Holder joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill football program as a Defensive Graduate Assistant in August, 2020. Holder came to Chapel Hill after playing professionally with the San Diego Fleet of the AAF in 2019 and the Los Angeles Wildcats of the XFL in 2020….

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