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NAIL TECHS OF TAMPA UNITE 2020 MISS JUNETEENTH CROWNED IN VIRTUAL CEREMONY TOWER GARDEN AT NEW ST. PAUL AME CHURCH Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Hosts Day Of Service
 
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NAIL TECHS OF TAMPA UNITE

NAIL TECHS OF TAMPA UNITE The Black Nail Techs of Tampa Bay United  is a group of 20 Black nail techs who organized to support each other in promotions, client retention, visibility, customer service, and economics. Our model of Cooperative economics has some similarities to Kwanzaa’s principle Ujamaa: to build and maintain our own stores, shops, and […]

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2020 MISS JUNETEENTH CROWNED IN VIRTUAL CEREMONY

2020 MISS JUNETEENTH CROWNED IN VIRTUAL CEREMONY            COVID-19 changed so many community activities. They events were either postponed, cancelled, or held virtually. So it was with the “Miss Juneteenth Pageant.” The “2020 Miss Juneteenth Pageant,” sponsored by the Tampa Bay Juneteenth Coalition and partners, was held virtually on June 19, 2020. The winners […]

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TOWER GARDEN AT NEW ST. PAUL AME CHURCH

TOWER GARDEN AT NEW ST. PAUL AME CHURCH   Tower Garden at New St. Paul A. M. E. Church, formed by Juice Plus+ Partners, from Chesapeake, VA, is up and running after the partners came to town to assist them.  Those who assisted with getting the Garden started included: RJ Stevenson, Pastor of New St. […]

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Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Hosts Day Of Service

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Hosts Day Of Service On June 27, 2020, members of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated, Nu Upsilon Zeta Chapter, held its Annual Global Day of Service. The event was held at the Village of Excellence Charter School in Temple Terrace.  During the program, the organization recognized Ms. Candy Lowe, of the […]

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Rep. John Lewis taken across Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma

7:52 Rep. John Lewis makes final crossing of Edmund Pettus Bridge in SelmaHundreds of mourners watched the procession escorting the congressman’s casket across the 1,284-foot bridge. More than five decades after he was slammed in the head by a white state trooper’s billy club while he led a march on behalf of Rev. Martin Luther...

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Ex-Cop Charged in Floyd’s Death Faces 9 Tax Evasion Counts

MINNEAPOLIS  — The former Minneapolis police officer charged with murder in the death of George Floyd was charged Wednesday with multiple felony counts of tax evasion, according to criminal complaints that allege he and his wife didn’t report income from various jobs, including more than $95,000 for his off-duty security work. Derek Chauvin and his wife, Kellie May...

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Andrew Gillum Resurfaces After Rehab, Gives Update On His Life

“The impact that losing the race for governor had on my life and on the way those impacts started to show up in every aspect of my life. It was a constant reminder of failure, a reminder that I had let so many people down.” While not really spilling all of the tea on the...

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No Mask, No Entry: Walmart, CVS & Target Will Require Customers To Wear Face-Coverings

“To help bring consistency across stores and clubs, we will require all shoppers to wear a face-covering starting Monday, last week, July 20.”Per Walmart: “As the number of confirmed cases has spiked in communities across the country recently, so too have the number and types of face-covering mandates being implemented. Currently, about 65 percent of...

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Man Who Stabbed BART Rider Nia Wilson Sentenced To Life In Prison Without Parole

The resounding call of #SayHerName attributed to the deaths of Black women at the hands of violence. Nia Wilson’s fatal stabbing on July 22, 2018, was a disturbing look into the way Black women are often mistreated and thrown away at the hands of others who devalue them on a continuous basis, sometimes at the cost...

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Young Tennis Player Back In Tampa To Fine Tune Her Craft

LAYLA BRYANT LAYLA IN ACTION     Through uncertain times and continuous changes across the state and country, Layla Bryant continues to train to perfect her skill. As she looks forward to beating another obstacle in the COVID-19 Pandemic, Layla has taken to training at home in Tampa, to catapult her professional career in the...

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FAMU Ag Researchers Awarded Patents For Two New Grape Strains

FAMU Agriculture Researchers Muscadine Grapes   Researchers in the FAMU College of Agriculture and Food Sciences, Center for Viticulture and Small Fruit Research, have been awarded patents for two new strains of muscadine grapes.  The “Rattler Researchers” at the Center have received patents for the “Floriana” and “Florida Onyx” grape. The grapes are new to the...

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US election: Biden pledges billions to improve racial equality

In a speech in his home town of Wilmington,  Biden promised to boost opportunities for Black, Latino and Native American businesses. He accused President Donald Trump of stoking the flames of racism. He also accused Trump of failing to protect people from coronavirus. Biden holds a clear lead over the president in national polls. He...

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