The ''Florida Sentinel Bulletin'' is a Florida bi-weekly newspaper serving the Tampa Bay Area African-American community.


In 1919, General William W. Andrews opened the Florida Sentinel office in Jacksonville, Florida. Later, the office closed due to the Great Depression. In 1945, General Andrews's son, C. Blythe Andrews, re-opened the ''Florida Sentinel'' at 1511 Central Avenue in Tampa, Florida. In 1959, C. Blythe Andrews bought the ''Tampa Bulletin'' newspaper, and merged the two newspapers to make the ''Florida Sentinel Bulletin''. In 1962, the newspaper office was moved to 2207 East 21st Avenue in the Ybor City district of Tampa, Florida.Florida Sentinel Bulletin Marker
(photo). The C. Blythe Andrews Jr. Public Library was named for the publisher.


External links

''Florida Sentinel Bulletin'' web siteUniversity of South Florida Libraries: Florida Sentinel Bulletin Collection
In 2012, the University of South Florida Library began retrospectively digitizing issues of the Florida Sentinel Bulletin in its collection. This is an ongoing project, with more issues added periodically. Category:Newspapers published in Florida Category:Publications established in 1919 Category:Mass media in the Tampa Bay Area Category:African-American newspapers Category:1919 establishments in Florida {{florida-newspaper-stub