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FAMU’S PRESIDENT VISITS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL DURING TOUR
 
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FAMU’S PRESIDENT VISITS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL DURING TOUR

FAMU’S PRESIDENT VISITS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL DURING TOUR   The President of Florida Agricultural And Mechanical University, Dr. Larry Robinson, was in Tampa on Thursday, November 18, 2021. He visited the students on the campus of Thomas Jefferson High School during “The President’s Tour.” Dr. Robinson is shown in the center with his wife, Mrs. […]

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All 3 men found guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery face a possible life sentence

Left to right: Travis McMichael, Gregory McMichael and William “Roddie” Bryan (Pool) All three men who were found guilty in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery face the possibility of life in prison when they are sentenced. Travis McMichael, who shot and killed Arbery, was convicted on all nine counts. Five of the counts — malice...

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‘8th Annual Bikes For Christmas’ Event Planned

HORACE DREW President, Rays Of Hope Outreach   This year, the Rays of Hope Outreach will host its “8th Annual Bikes for Christmas” event.  The bicycles will be given to families with children between the ages of ages 7-17. The registration began on Friday, November 19th and will end on December 5th. Parents must register...

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Dr. Barry Gordon

State Sets Rules For Caregivers Of Medical Marijuana Patients

BARRY GORDON     Editor’s note: This commentary is provided by the Medical Marijuana Education and Research Initiative (MMERI) of Florida A&M University.   If you were the caregiver of an elderly parent in Florida, you would be able to pick up prescription drugs and administer them to your mother or father as ordered by...

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MORGYN

MORGYN This week, we’re bringing back Morgyn as our Spotlight feature. Priding herself on being unique, Morgyn is prepared to handle any challenge that lies ahead for her. Full of energy and ambition Morgyn knows she won’t stop until she’s reached her goals. Let’s all learn a lot from Morgyn and congratulate her for appearing as...

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Jay-Z’s Company TPCO Invests In First Black Women-Owned Cannabis Speakeasy In The U.S.

  Josephine & Billie’s Cannabis Speakeasy founders: CEO Whitney Beatty, left, and COO Ebony Andersen. Los Angeles, California, will soon be home to the nation’s first black women-owned cannabis speakeasy. Josephine & Billie’s plans to open its doors in 2021, offering a cannabis dispensary that echoes a Prohibition-era jazz lounge. The space will be a private club...

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Explosive CNN Report Claims Kamala Harris Sidelined Amid Tension with Biden

Vice-President Kamala Harris   *CNN reporters Edward-Isaac Dovere and Jasmine Wright have dropped a bombshell exposé about the alleged dysfunction permeating in Vice President Kamala Harris’ office The lengthy CNN piece features testimony from “nearly three dozen former and current Harris aides, administration officials, Democratic operatives, donors and outside advisers,” many of whom shed light on Harris’ growing tensions with President Joe Biden. “It’s hard to miss the specific...

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Two Black Fraternity Brothers Become First Black Menswear Hat Brand In Nordstrom

Meet the two Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. members who made history at Nordstrom with their Black-owned luxury hat collection. Co-founders Tajh Crutch and Archie Clay III broke into the fashion industry in 2016 with their high-end hat line WEAR BRIMS. Modeled around three basic principles: family, faith, and confidence, the Troy University and Tuskegee University alums came together to break generational...

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Biden Picks Jerome Powell to lead the Fed For A Second Term

Jerome Powell   Jerome Powell, who guided the Federal Reserve and the nation’s economy through the staggering and sudden Covid-19 recession by implementing unprecedented monetary stimulus, has been nominated for a second term as chairman of the U.S. central bank. President Joe Biden made the announcement Monday morning following weeks of speculation that a push...

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Biden reacts to Rittenhouse verdict: ‘The jury system works, and we have to abide by it’

President Joe Biden   President Joe Biden said last Friday he stands by the not-guilty verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, saying the jury system of trial in the United States works and must be respected. “Look, I stand by what the jury has concluded,” he said. “The jury system works, and we have to abide by...

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