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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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Man Who Threatened Woman With Gun Gets 16 Years, 8 Months

MARQUESE JERRODDA ALLEN   A 43-year-old man has been sentenced to 16 years, and 8 months in federal prison. He was found guilty of the charges filed against him during a bench trial on December 2, 2019. Marquese Jerrodda Allen, of St. Petersburg, was sentenced under the Armed Career Criminal Act. Allen has 10 previous...

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District 5 Elected Officials Test Positive For Coronavirus

CITY COUNCILMAN ORLANDO GUDES   SCHOOL BOARD MEMBER TAMARA SHAMBURGER   Two elected officials that represent the Black Community have tested positive for the coronavirus. Tampa City Council member Orlando Gudes and School Board member Tamara Shamburger have both been diagnosed with the virus. Their cases were announced in a release by the Hillsborough County...

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Woman In Stolen Car Upset With Treatment By Police

JONESHIA WILKERSON TAMPA POLICE OFFICER   A 23-year-old woman stopped by police is upset because the officer pulled his service revolver. The incident took place last Thursday.             Ms. Joneshia Wilkerson was driving a Nissan Altima when it was pulled over by Tampa Police. The vehicle had been reported stolen by Hertz Rental Car Company....

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NASCAR sees Confederate flags fly outside Talladega Superspeedway

NASCAR has banned the Confederate flag from being displayed at its events, but supporters of the symbol still managed to be seen Sunday before the race was postponed to Monday because of inclement weather. Vehicles lined the boulevard outside Talladega Superspeedway in Lincoln, Alabama, waving the flag and a plane flew above the track towing...

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Minnesota fails to pass police reform bill; Gov. Walz says he’s ’embarrassed’

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz expressed his frustration Saturday after a weeks-long special session in the state’s Senate failed to pass a police reform bill. The member of the state’s Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party said he was “embarrassed” a decision couldn’t be made after the death of George Floyd “and a national reckoning on race and police accountability.” “The world was watching us,”...

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Museum To Remove Roosevelt Statue Decried As White Supremacy

NEW YORK — The American Museum of Natural History will remove a prominent statue of Theodore Roosevelt from its entrance after years of objections that it symbolizes colonial expansion and racial discrimination, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Sunday. The bronze statue that has stood at the museum’s Central Park West entrance since 1940 depicts Roosevelt...

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Family Now Says Black Man Found Hanging in Tree Died by Suicide

A Black man found hanging from a tree in California last month died by suicide, his family said in a statement. The body of Malcolm Harsch, 38, was discovered in Victorville 10 days before another black man, Robert Fuller, was found dead from a hanging 50 miles away. His family initially resisted the idea that Harsch...

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Clarence Barr’s Reality On Ice-‘The Truth Shall Set Them Free’

The Truth Shall Set Them Free Part 1   BY CLAENCE BARR, II   Over the last several weeks there have been some pretty amazing things occurring in an effort to re-invent American culture. There was the removal of confederate monuments from across the south, the deep-sixing of the movie Gone With The Wind, the...

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