Category : Florida

Southeast / Florida - 3 days ago

Ladies of Futurity shaping young ladies’ lives

LADIES of FUTURITY: Tracey Graham (L) and her daughter Amaris Graham are the proud co-founders of Ladies of Futurity girls mentoring group in West Palm Beach. PHOTO COURTESY OF JONATHAN ABNER OF JAYAB PRODUCTIONS By DAPHNE TAYLOR Special to South Fl...

Southeast / Florida - 4 days ago

HARRAM COURT NO. 96 HOSTS COMMANDRESS BALL

Posted on 12 July 2018. HARRAM COURT NO. 96 HOSTS COMMANDRESS BALL          The Daughters of Harram Court No. 96 hosted its 35thAnnual Illustrious Commandress Ball, “An Evening of Elegant Rubies and Pearls.” The event was held at the Crown Plaza H...

Southeast / Florida - 4 days ago

March For Our Lives Bus Tour To Visit Tampa

Posted on 12 July 2018. BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor   On Saturday, at 6 p.m., members of March For Our Lives will visit the University of South Florida. The purpose of the visit is to register young people to vote. The ultimate goal of...

Southeast / Florida - 4 days ago

4 Men Sought For Armed Robbery

Posted on 12 July 2018. Robbery Suspect   Armed Robbery Suspects   Detectives with the Tampa Police Department are investigating an armed robbery that took place last month. The suspects allegedly injured the victim during the incident. According...

Southeast / Florida - 4 days ago

Man Gets 5 Years In Prison On Drug Charge

Posted on 12 July 2018. BOBBY HARPER A 23-year-old man was sentenced to 5 years in federal prison earlier this week. S. District Judge Steven D. Merryday sentenced Bobby Harper, of Bradenton, to 5 years in prison. He pleaded guilty to distributing...

Southeast / Florida - 4 days ago

Body Of Tampa Man Recovered From Lake

Posted on 12 July 2018. NA’IM S. HUNTER               The body of a Tampa man was recovered from a lake in Sarasota Tuesday. He had been reported missing Monday. According to the Sarasota Sheriff’s Office, 33-year-old Na’im S. Hunter, of Tampa, wa...

Southeast / Florida - 4 days ago

Man Shot By Police After Foot Chase

Posted on 12 July 2018. TERRESE LAFAYTE COLSTON               A 28-year-old Tampa man is recovering after being shot by police. The incident took place Wednesday evening. According to the Lakeland Police Department, shortly after 7 p.m., officers...

Southeast / Florida - 4 days ago

LAUREN

Posted on 12 July 2018. Lauren This week’s Spotlight feature definitely earns a double-take when you first see her, and Lauren feels she’s worked hard enough to earn that attention. This young lady is as confident as they come, and she definitely...

Southeast / Florida - 4 days ago

Bill Introduced to Make Lynching a Federal Crime

By Frederick H. Lowe – (The Equal Justice Initiative opened the National Memorial for Peace and Justice on April 26 near its headquarters in Montgomery, Alabama. Visitors see Ghanaian artist Kwame Akoto-Bamfo’s sculpture when they walk into the...

Southeast / Florida - 6 days ago

Are Affirmative Action Programs Needed?

Reggie Fullwood 2 Reggie FullwoodI can just picture The Donald, oops I meant President Trump, sitting around the table with some of his most devious and cunning advisers – what can we do to keep our base engaged and fired up? We need to keep the “T...