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COMMUNITY MEMORIAL WALK FOR AHMAUD ARBERY LINE DANCERS GATHER FOR WORKSHOP JAMEIS WINSTON DONATES $30,000 TO CDC TO HELP LOCAL RESTAURANTS FEEDING THE COMMUNITY DURING THE CORONAVIRUS
 
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COMMUNITY MEMORIAL WALK FOR AHMAUD ARBERY

COMMUNITY MEMORIAL WALK FOR AHMAUD ARBERY             The leaders of Allen Temple AME Church, New Salem Primitive Baptist Church, The Tampa Bay Coalition of Clergy and Hillsborough County Branch NAACP were joined by several other community leaders in a Memorial Vigil for Ahmaud Arbery, “Clergy Collars and Tennis Shoes.” The walk on Saturday, May 16th […]

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LINE DANCERS GATHER FOR WORKSHOP

LINE DANCERS GATHER FOR WORKSHOP                         Prior to the ‘Stay-At-Home’ orders from the City and County, a group of ladies gathered in March at the Hilton Hotel – Lois Avenue for a workshop. The group was preparing for their busy spring and summer events.  Those in attendance included: Ava Groves, Amelia French, Olivia […]

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JAMEIS WINSTON DONATES $30,000 TO CDC TO HELP LOCAL RESTAURANTS

JAMEIS WINSTON DONATES $30,000 TO CDC TO HELP LOCAL RESTAURANTS                                     Jameis Winston donated $30,000 to the Corporation to Develop Communities (CDC) of Tampa, Inc. The funds are distributed to 8 area restaurants that will prepare 500 meals each over 4 weekends, concluding on May 23, 2020. The first events were Saturday, […]

FEEDING THE COMMUNITY DURING THE CORONAVIRUS

FEEDING THE COMMUNITY DURING THE CORONAVIRUS

FEEDING THE COMMUNITY DURING THE CORONAVIRUS                                        Some chefs and businessowners came together on Saturday, April 18, 2020, to distribute meals to the community. They wore their masks and gloves and were distanced from the people. Brown’s Catering set up its catering service on the corner of 26th Street and 12th Ave., and […]

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Fire At Blake High

Fire Destroys Athletic Building At High School

            Firemen responded to Blake High School to battle Saturday evening. (Photo courtesy of Tampa Fire Rescue).               The City of Tampa Fire Rescue responded to Blake High School, 1701 N. Boulevard in reference to a fire. The fire destroyed a maintenance shed that reportedly housed the school’s athletic equipment. According to a spokesman...

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2K Express

Police Investigate Five Shootings In Three Days

2K Express, 934 E. Henderson Avenue was the scene of a shooting last Saturday evening.               Several young adults have lost their lives to gun violence within the city limits of Tampa. The most recent took place last weekend at a downtown park and ended the life of an 18-year-old. Mayor Jane Castor said,...

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Trini Boi

Artist Of The Week

Artist Of The WeekTRINI BOI   BY TALK TO ‘EM DA DON     This week, the Artist Of The Week comes from Trinidad and Tobago. Raised in Sulphur Springs, in the early 90s Trini Boi brings a different sound of Hip Hip. A West Indian growing up in the hood was rough. Inspired by...

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A Group Of Armed Black Men Protested Through The Georgia Neighborhood Where Ahmaud Arbery Was Killed

“You don’t win wars by marching and protesting you win wars by fighting back,” one of the organizers said.   A group of armed Black men posted up in the neighborhood where Ahmaud Arbery was killed in protest of his death. On Saturday, the Panther Special Operations command armed patrol, along with members of I Fight For...

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NC man wins $10 million, largest scratch-off prize in state

JOHNSTON COUNTY, N.C. — Wade Harmon, of Kenly, bought a single $300,000,000 Supreme Riches scratch-off ticket on his way home from work and won $10 million, the largest scratch-off prize in the stat, according to an NC lottery news release. Harmon said he played Pick 3 and Pick 4 and tried his luck on a single...

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Stimulus check 2: Second round payment date, status and news

Stimulus check 2, or second round of the CARES Act stimulus check, has been voted on by lawmakers. The House on May 15 passed a $3 trillion coronavirus relief package that would include a second round of stimulus payments of up to $1,200 per person (or $2,400 for married couples). The HEROES Act would also provide...

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Teen involved in beating of 15-year-old girl over Air Jordans shot dead

NEW YORK CITY  – A teen boy accused of being part of a mob caught on camera beating a young girl and robbing her of her Air Jordans in Brooklyn back in March was shot dead on Tuesday, local authorities said. According to the New York Police Department, 16-year-old Tyquan Howard was shot in front of...

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Guido Maniscalco City Council Chair 2020

Tampa City Council Elects New Chair

GUIDO MANISCALCO (D-1) …Chair, Tampa City Council ORLANDO GUDES (D-5) …Chair, CRA   BY GWEN HAYES Sentinel Editor   On May 7th, the Tampa City Council elected a new chairperson. Guido Manicalco, who represents District 6, was elected to serve the 1-year term. The Vice Chair is Joseph Citro (District 1). The current Council will...

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