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Mexico Arrests 2 Men in Volume 26 No. 29 Jacksonville, Florida May 16-22, 2013

Malcolm X Grandson's Death Assault on VoigHealth Centers to Hl
MEXICO CITY Mexico City prosecutors sayVo i gH l
they have arrested two men in connection with
the death of Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of Continues in 20 3Unn uedGiIA cs
political activist Malcolm X.
The two suspects are employees of the bar In the 2012 presidential election, voter identification laws to penal- By Maya lRhodan
where Shabazz reportedly got in a violent dis- a number of measures to enact ties for parents of college students Kathleen Sebehus, Secretary of the Department of Health and
pute last week. restrictive voter identification laws whose children register to vote in Human Services announced plans to provide $150 million to commuThe 28-year-old Shabazz; died of blunt-force failed to come to fruition. But civil places outside of their home states. nity health centers to assist in getting uninsured Americans prepared for
trauma injuries. A companion said the dispute rights and advocacy groups contend 'W'esen nasuto o- the Oct. 1 opening of the Health Care Marketplace.
involved $,20 bartab tht tere s nw anewwav of ng ighs nw tht i shckig," The 1,2000 Community Health Centers across rural and urban cenMuch like his grandfather, Shabazz spent his laws in various states to pass laws said Katherine Culliton-Gonzdez, tr nAeiapoiemdclsrie ooe 1mlinptet
youth in and out of trouble. He was taken to a hospital in Mexico City that would make it difficult for the director of voter protection for year. These centers serve in many of the neighborhoods that are set to where he died. many voters to cast their ballots in the Advancement Project, a civil benefit the most from the coming availability of insurance options that
future elections. rights group based in Washington, will be provided in the new insurance marketplace.
La r n H l e tn e oT r eIn several states, ,there are now D.C. "We're supporting community health centers as they reach out to
laws regarding voting that have "There are 23 states that have pro- those in need," Sebelius said the day of the announcement.
M onths In Prison For Tax Evasion been introduced or enacted by posals to enact voter ID laws," she "Many of the Americans we're trying to reach have spent their whole
Republican-led legislatures that said. "We in the civil rights corn- lives outside of coverage," Sebelius said. "This will be a huge underGrammy-winning singer/rapper Lauryn Hill has been sentenced to have civil rights groups worried. munity won all our cases last year, taking, but it's an undertaking that's important to the American people."
thr *ee months in federal prison for failing to pay taxes on nearly $2 mil- Those iitiatives range from new Contiued on page 3 continued on page 3
lion in income.___________________ ______The ruling also requires the 37-year old entertainer to complete an
additional three months under house arrest, and nine months of super- A n A ti tc i cv y N t
vised release. She also has to pay a $60,000 fine. Her sentencing willn A tstc D S OV -. N t
begin on July 8th, and she will likely serve her time in the state of New T~A S u e t T i
Jersey where she resides. .A. &.L-de a Trpto D~.C.
Hill pleaded guilty last summer to three misdemeanor counts of tax
evasion, admitting that she intentionally failed to file tax returns in 2005-2007 because she had withdrawn from society and was not working as an artist. She faced a prison sentence of one year for each of. the tl~ r p~s but her attorney squgit probtioin $ the case.
"I needed to be able to earn so I could pay my taxes, without compromising the health and welfare of my children, and I was being denied that," Hill said.

In. Entire -Supreme Court Term,

Justices See One Black Lawyer
In roughly 75 hours of arguments at the Supreme Court since
October, only one African-American lawyer appeared before the justices, and for just -over 11 minutes.
The numbers were marginally better for Hispanic lawyers. Four of
them argued for a total of 1 hour, 45 minutes.
Women were better represented, accounting for just over 17 percent *
of the arguments before the justices. Shown above is golf great Calvin Peete with Dr. Ella Simmons.
In an era when three women, a Hispanic and an Afican-American sit L o nt
on the court and white men constitute a bare majority of the nine jus- tL gends Jo n Fans toW itness .irP.
tices, the court is more diverse than the lawyers who argue before it. Thousands converged on WrdGolf Hall of Fame member
The arguments that took place from October to April were present- Sawgrass over the Mothers Day Calvin Peete, 'the first -successful
ed overwhelmingly, by white men. Women and minority lawyers Shown above is Jada Robinson with her painting "Wonderland", weekend to witness Tiger Woods Black player not -to come up
whose clients' cases were heard by the court were far more likely to The Douglas Anderson student is the daughter of Linda Robinson. garner his 72nd Championship. through the caddie ranks. His greatrepresent governments or be part of public-interest law firms than in The6 panigwl efralyrcgieMue 2 01 ata Qs Included in the sports extravaganza est moment came in 1985 when he

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all of your extra cash for jewehry and I a Health Savings Account for You?
flashy clothes can quickly take their by Michael G. Shinn, CFP from an HSA, in conjunction with Besides insurance carriers, many
toll on someone's ability to save for Contributing Writer the lower cost of a high-deductible banks, credit unions and other
the future. "These are the financial Rising health care costs are health insurance may result in sig- financial institutions are custodians predators of our urban neighbor- squeezin employers bottom-lines. mificant savings. HSAs are not of HSA accounts. hoods," says Mack. Use a check- q g
7 cahing service regularly, for Companies are fighting back by available to either individuals that Two websites that may be helpful
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with a Certified Financial Planner expenses," states Maria Foxhall, $11,200 for family coverage. Most high deductible health plan may
(CP) hepVice President and Sales Executive insurance companies that offer provide an opportunity for afforddecsios aou reireen, byin a for Well Fargo Health Benefit HDHPs also offer HSAs, however able health care. Additionally, this home, starting a business, wills, in- Services. "Managing an HSA there is no requirement that the two combination may offer protection vesmen acoutsinurace nd requires a little more work, but the are with the same company. from catastrophic financial damage Emergency savings, among other financial savings and flexibility can Contributions to HSAs must be resulting from a serious illness
thigs Yu anfid paner i yur be significant." made either in cash or payroll within a family. Work with your
are atth CF sie ereor t he a-What is an HSA? deduction if made through an health insurance advisor to deterRyan Mack tells the true story of the viewed on television networks and tional Association of Personal Finan- Health Savings Accounts are rel- employer. The annual contribution mine if an USA fits into your famiyoug Arian merca ma wo BT dscssig conmicsoialis cial Advisors (NAPFA) site here. atively new, being signed into law limits for 2008 are $2,900 for indi- ly's financial plans.
scrape togeth-Aeria 150toban sues B Tha dipctin econsumer/socoffers- Ask for a copy of the advisor's Form in December, 2003. To better viduals and 5,800 for family cover- Michael G. Shinn, CFP, Registered golapd hangnthen paw5e tfor thasese four sidatip oieaers or ADV (which discloses services pro- understand HSAs, think of them as age. For individuals between the Recuristive ferd thsroug Financiae Network less than its original purchase price want to break out of the stereoyical vided and fees levied, whether the tax-advantaged medical savings ages of 59 and 64, there is an addi- Investment Corporation, member sll'C. Visit
in rdr t py hs ent B th tme mol ad sar buldng eathfor investment advisor acts as a broker- accounts that have features some- tional "catch up" provision of $900 for more information or thoer an gathere t the ecessary le: tatbiligwelho dealer and transacts securities and what similar to traditional IRA per year. The contribution limits to send your comments or questions in
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agement, LLC in New York, "but he they're not making enough money to do'maenugmnytowry fmdisncdngCsad
was also broke again and looking for worry about savings and retirement," about building wealth," Mack points mutual funds. Patience and Curiosity
a way to pay his next rent check." says Mack. "In reality, the absolute out. As the years pass and that "big -Distributions from the account Mack credits rappers like Trinidad best time to get started is when raise" or "large inheritance" never are tax free if used for qualified Always remem- in business and in life by listening
James and their gold-laced song you're young, regardless of your fi- comes through, the idea of wealth medical expenses. brRmn :1 ota ne oc n cigo
lyrics with pushing young African- nancial footing at the time." Start by building stays on the backburner. The account owner determines "Quench the urge what we hear.
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in the Black communities across the amount) for example, even if it and 2) arranging and regularly fund- HSA accounts are portable are rarely as they appear. forcing our brains to stop multination," says Mack. "We're told to means that you have to cut back a lit- ing an emergency savings account. across employers and insurance There's always much more tasking or tickling down a to-do buy all of these things that do noth- tle on the daily Starbucks lattes or "These two easy steps will help you carriers. going on than the surface implies, list while we nod vacantly at the
ing to contribute to our own eco- that extra'night out every weekend. get a handle on what you have," says Why Consider an HSA? and the best way to get answers is speaker. Why? Because we're lisnomic advances or those of our Don't fall prey to urban market- Mack, "and exactly how much you USAs appear to work well for two to ask. tening for those magic words that
communities." ing tactics. Prepaid debit cards, can start investing for your future." groups of consumers. Individuals V/hen you get answers, listen make us click.
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have no health care coverage or is your interpersonal radar device; meet is a virtual encyclopedia of
medical plans that are considered it will pound loudly when you life lessons and experiences that high-deductible health plans. A connect with a special person or can make us wiser. We need to second group that may find an USA idea. learn the art of really absorbing
to their advantage are the self Too many of us, though, let our what people are saying.
employed or small business own- old, inefficient ways of doing Remember, with every experience
ers. things shut out this inner voice of we have in life, one of two things
Because of the high cost of tradi- wisdom. We let past baggage happens: either we win or we tional health care insurance, both of block intuition, and we lose out. learn. We never lose. the above groups may find that the We have to let our hearts guide us
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Retired Jaguar Donovin Darius Hosts Life

C.A.M.P.s for Jax Northeast Children and Moms

Shown above are graduating Jack and Jill teens (L-R): Ciera Diona Rodgers,
Cornetta Nicole Jones, Joy Alexandria Willis, and Caila Sydne Carter.

Jack and Jill Honors Graduating Teens
The Jacksonville Chapter of Jack School, in the AICE program. She be attending Clark Atlanta and Jill of America Inc., recently will be attending Florida State University, GA.
held a graduation ceremony at the University and major in pre-med. Joy Alexandria Willis, daughter
Glen Kernan Golf and Country Caila Sydne Carter, is the daugh- of Dr. Floyd and Mrs. Wanda
Club to honor their teen seniors as ter of Stockton and Carla Carter. Willis, attends The Episcopal Shown above joining Darius' camp are (L-R): Calandra Phoenix, Dawn Stidd,
they transition from high school to The graduating Bolles senior will School of Jacksonville. Joy will be Donovin Darius, Ayesha Randall, Donna Pressley, Stacey Singleton-Bronson and Joyce Jones college. All four graduates will be be attending Barton College in attending Florida State University by Lynn Jones Over three hundred children ages C.A.M.P.s have themes grounded in
pursuing higher education at noted Wilson, NC majoring in business, and majoring in pre-med. The Donovin Darius Foundation 9-14 enjoyed the best C.A.M.P. the care, prevention and resources
institutions. Cornetta Nicole Jones is the The non-profit organization sup- hosted a free Life-C.A.M.P. at experience ever. The fun-filled day deemed vital for children to reach
The teens being honored were: daughter of Kortney J. Jones and ports youth and family develop- EverBank Field Saturday, May 11. was packed with excitement, physi- their full potential. Saturday was Ciera Diona Rogers, daughter of granddaughter of Madeline Scales- ment from toddlers to graduates Th inoavemdlc bns clftesadmtvto.Cmpr asoheayorheM hr'Dy
Mr. Michael Rodgers HI and Mrs. Taylor and Howard D. Taylor. through family oriented activities vrussc sCaatr cin eevd asaim tu n ieCm hr ooi rmt

Naioleogrs-ero n.MIsdari gd Corne isa gringh S nor a t done throg ouh nthiro caper Motivation and Purpose to create C.A.M.P. t-shirt, and heard an ed "The Power of Motherhood" for uatngsenorof anari Hgh one Vdr Hih chol nd il thouhou te ntin.the acronym for CAMP. inspirational message from the single moms of the camp panticDonovin Darius on the importance ipants. Dawn Stidd, exclaimed,
A ssault on V oting R ights of healthy living, while participat- "this camp is uplifting for the mothcontinued from front of measures that civil rights "They want to charge parents adopted a voting reform measure, ing in speed and agility clinics, ath- ers too, it's a pat on the back, comnbut we're now seeing a repeat per- activists say would severely restrict $2,500 if their children are college but civil rights groups complain letic combines, and games. Young pliments and a kick in the butt. We formance. And we're working to voter registration and voting, students who vote in their college that it doesn't go far enough to alle- athletes learned how they can use have to sometimes suck it up and
addrss hem" Noth aroinais one of eight instead of in their hometown. They viate the severely long voter lines their talents and abilities to become know that our children come first."
addes tem. Nrt Caolnawant to deny people the right to that became a national symbol of champions on and off the field, as
The Advancement Group along states whose legislatures are now voe"EctnDaprbms
wit th NACP nd thr goup cosidrin eimiatig sme-ay Barber was referring to a measure "We're concerned about Florida Uninsured Continuedfrom front
hvben working with local advo- registration and reducing the period being considered in the North because they have reinstated only Tega-oraha ayuisrdpol spsil oesr h
bayring s atnin totevariosres- "Thofeary eating t uSna Carolina legislature under which eight of the 14 days of early voting Tega-oraha ayuisrdpol spsil oesr h
uresing iontoduced vainu thest voTih as beeing actndayr parents who are state residents that were cut," Culliton-Gonzdlez success of Obama's huge, and often begrudged, overhaul of the health legislatures. tant tradition in the African- wudicratxlaiiyo$250 sd."sthyavntreoed Community health centers are positioned to reach a number of the
For example, in North Carolina, American community," said the if they have children in college who voting on the Sunday before the uninsured, given their reputation as "trusted community partners" for
the Republican-dominated legisla- Rev. William J. Barber 11, the re gistar to vote usida mue Nor heeton Wey shee ae ike loretida people on the fringes of the health care system. According to the health ture and, GOP governor Pat dent of the North Carolina presiC arln.AsmlrmaueiPhosyter on oehn care officials about one seventh of the uninsured population gets treatMc~oryareconideinga nmbr i anintrviw wt NAATCP, en osiee-o nOhooiie but who are only going etfo cmunyhalhetrs
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Buins Exchan e by May S..d

Trouble Always Followed

Malcolm Shabazz
iatie on lif in th AfrcnA eia Disp r by Rep Reggi F l o By Maya Rhodan
NNPA Washington Correspondent
For Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of Malcolm X, trouble seemed to
1.2 Million Reasons Why the Governor come easy.
His troubles began in 1997, when at age 12 he plead guilty to setting
fire to the apartment of his grandmother, Betty Shabazz, that resulted in
N eeds to Call a Special Session her death in New York. As a result, young Malcolm spent four years in
juvenile detention centers.
healthcare. So all should have been And one more nugget of infor- shouldn't take this money because In 2003, he was back behind bars-this time as a result of an attempt"Tell me whom you love and I'll well right? mation if we expand healthcare, we don't know if the feds will keep ed robbery. And in 2006, it was for punching a hole in a donut shop wall
tell you who you are." It's an old Wrong! The Speaker of the the feds will cover 100 percent of their promise over time. in Yonkers, N.Y.
Louisiana Creole Proverb, but it Florida House said no, or capital the costs associated with the med- A weak argument when you con- His troubles ended for good in Mexico City last Wednesday, when the rings true even today. No! He wasn't supporting health- ically needy program. This would sider the fact that every single year 28-year-old was killed after being beaten outside of a bar, according to
So why is it relevant. Well, the care expansion and drawing down provide $430 million in savings the state budget is made of some sources close to Shabazz.
Florida legislature isn't showing guaranteed federal dollars. In fact, every year. $26 billion federal dollars. Yes, .Well-known publicist and family friend, Terrie Williams of New York,
the 1.2 million working folks with- he charged his staff and key house That is an additional $430 mil- that's right between federal fund- confirmed Malcolm's death via Twitter and Facebook. out healthcaremuch love. Well, let members to draft another plan that lion that could be used for educa- ing of education, transportation, "I'm confirming, per US Embassy, on behif of family, the tragic death me correct that the House would expand healthcare without tion, infrastructure, etc. housing and other needs we are of Malcolm Shabazz, grandson of Malcom X," Williams tweeted.
ofRepresentatives isn't showing federal funds. Yes I know, you are thinking already getting a ton of federal dol- Shabazz was reportedly traveling to Mexico City with RUMEC, a
those good people much love. And by the way, this alternate what most of my Democratic col- lars each year. Mexican labor organization based in California, when he was beaten to
The 2013 Legislative Session plan only helped about 100,000 leagues and I have been thinking The federal government has death in an attempted robbery, according to Juan Ruiz, a member of
ended with a bang, but not the kind Floridians vs. the 1.2 million that it's a no brainer to do the expan- never defaulted on their priorities RUMEC. of bang that the people supporting the Negron planwould've helped. sion. Not only would we be able to to the states. Ruiz, who spoke to the political news website, Talking Points Memo,
health care expansion wanted. Hmmim... I wasn't good in math provide healthcare for over 1 mil- So Governor Scott it's in your was one of the first to get in contact with RUMEC leader Miguel
There were the usual fireworks at all, but let me figure this out. The lion people, but save the state $430 hands. Two weeks after session and Suarez, who was with Shabazz at the time of his death. Suarez had been between Democrats and Governor, Democrats, Republican million annually, and create no word from you about healthcare deported to Mexico from the U.S. last month and Shabazz reportedly
Republicans on issues like educa- led Senate, 1.2 million people who 120,000 jobs. expansion. I will tell you like my traveling to Mexico to support the labor rights activist.
tion, abortion, and legal matters. would benefit, key-industry groups What's there to even talk about? grandfather used to tell me, Reporters from the Associated Press spoke to Suarez who said,
But something strange happened. like Associated Industries of Well, we know the traditional "Fortune favors the brave." Shabazz was beaten outside of a bar in downtown Mexico City, after
A conservative Republican Florida, Unions, etc. all support the party line rhetoric about the "fail- Signing off from Duval County, the owner asked to two to pay a $1,200 bar tab for drinks, music, and Senator (Joe Negron) put forward a Negron plan, but the lone hold out ing" federal government. We hear Reggie Fullwood dances with women inside the establishment.
healthcare plan that would draw was the Florida House. about federal debt and how we The owners of the club hassled the two, demanding the cash, accorddown over $50 billion in federal Either my math is off or that's a ing to Suarezm and the two were separated-a man with a gun took
funds over the next few years. lot of folks versus one body the Suarez into a room, Shabazz was left in the hall. Suarez reportedly manDemocrats said great it's not the Florida House. And guess what aged to get away, and left the bar in a cab. When he came back, he told
ideal plan we want, but we can live the Negron plan never really saw (wROOi o yo FCRM N reporters, he found Shabazz outside of the bar.
with the Negron plan. the light of day in the House; so the er'TOl( PoiU5e \qeFAe ANDt ~eO** "He was in shock. His face was messed up," Suarez told the AP. "He
The Florida Senate supported the Florida Legislative session ended was alive."
plan and passed it. The conserva- without healthcare expansion. Suarez later called the police and took Shabazz to the hospital, but
tive Governor came out in support The GOP basically ensured that '" *(Aft A14J Shabazz died soon after as a result of blunt-force trauma.
of the plan as well. 1.2 million Floridians will continue Two waiters have since been arrested in connection with Shabazz's
Remember, this is a Governor to go without access to affordable \~ \" -k EPA death.
who fought against the Obama healthcare, and Florida's families In a statement, the family of Shabazz expressed grief, but added that
administration and the Affordable will not benefit from the 120,000 the slain 28-year-old can now rest "in peace in the arms of his grandCare Act before he ran for office, permanent jobs that would have parents and the safety of God."
and was even part of the Supreme been created. O&V 0&1 i The stated released through Terrie Williams said, "We are deeply sadCourt battle against the expansion. Oh yeah, I forgot to mention the (-e)~~v 4dened by the passing of our beloved El Hajj Malcolm El Shabazz. To all
Yet, the good Governor came to whole job creation factor. If we ~A~who knew him, he offered kindness, encouragement and hope for a bethis senses and concluded he could expand healthcare, we could poten- ter tomorrow."
not support rejecting federal funds tially create up to 120,000 new jobs In February, as he traveled to Iran, it was widely reported that Shabazz
and denying a million Floridians in the state. had been arrested by the FBI. Though the Shabazz family later deemed
the news report untruthful, it didn't come as a surprise given the record
of Malcolm X'snamesake., !. ,;- Ii) :.

The est ucti n o theBla k Fa ilyLike his grandfather Malcolm X, whose own young life was littered
by Raynard Jackson car, this was another opportunity man's sperm, he was totally irrele- deformed children and in most When Malcolm was young his mother Qubilah, the second of
I have travelled all over the for family time. vant. The convergence of the wel- cases, it is very expensive to med- Malcolm X's six daughters, was charged with planning to murder
world and have spent many years In these instances, modernity fare state and feminism, has led to a ically treat people with genetic Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan with her boyfriend. She of my life studying the history of changed the type and quality of prolonged assault on men and the deformities. believed Farrakhan played a role in the assassination of her father, a
the world and can't recall any time spent with the family, but not traditional family unit. It is not a coincidence that since charge the Nation of Islam leader has consistently denied.
instance of a surviving civilization the composition of the family. Tyler Perry has made hundreds the early 60s, the out of wedlock Though her charges were dropped and she was sent to a rehabilitation without an intact family struc- That all began to change with the of millions of dollars from dressing birthrate for Blacks is currently center in Texas instead of prison, Malcolm was sent to live with his ture-mother, father, and children. rise of liberalism of the 1960s. like a woman in his movies; so has around 74 percent, Hispanics grandmother in Yonkers, N.Y at age 10. I fully understand that the march President Johnson and the Martin Larwrence, Jaime Foxx, etc. around 60 percent, and Whites over Two years later, after an attempt at living with his mother in San towards modermity waits for no Democratic Congress began pass- My critics will say that this is just 50 percent. There is direct causa- Antonio failed, young Malcolm set fire to the apartment he and his one. In communications, we went ing laws that would soon devastate "acting." Oh really? Allow me to tion between welfare, feminism grandmother'shared. The fire that killed of Betty Shabazz, 61, the from teletype to telephones; from the Black family and ultimately shed more light on the subject. and the destruction of or the mar- widow of Malcolm X. newspapers to radio; from radio to families in general. Two years ago, Morehouse ginalization of men and the family Her grandson was considered schizophrenic and paranoid. He said he
TV; from TV to mobile devices. Liberals in the 60s established College, one of the most esteemed unit, heard voices telling him to set things on fire. He was sentenced to 18
In transportation, we went from what we now call welfare for girls Historically Black Colleges in the Men are the stabilizing influence months in a juvenile detention center. The initial sentence led to walking to horses; from stagecoach who got pregnant without the bene- U.S (Martin Luther King attended), in a boy's life and without that Malcolm spending the next four years of his youth in and out of detento automobiles; from buses to fit of being married. The only stip- the president of the school had to influence (that a woman cannot tion centers. trains; from turbo props to jets. ulations for receiving these govern- send out a notice to the student provide), you will see teenage According to a 2003 New York Times profile, he joined a gang, sold None of these transformations ment benefits was that you could body that the students were not pregnancy, crime, drug abuse, and drugs, and built a rapport among the street thugs of Manhattan. In 2002, changed the structure of the family not be married or have a male liv- allowed to were dresses or carry every other negative pathology he skipped bail after an arrest for an attempted robbery in Middletown, unit. One could argue that they ing in the same home. The govern- purses to class. You might be won- increase to epidemic proportions. N.Y and spent another three and a half years in the penal system, this changed roles within the family ment literally had social workers dering what is so unusual about When you have a man teaching a time in Great Meadow Correctional Facility, a prison in Washington unit, but not the fabric of the fami- randomly showing up at your house this. Wel, Morehouse College is young boy how to be responsible County New York, Malcolm was 18.

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FOR-ME WEEK OF MAY 14 -20, 2013

Bethune-Cookman sweeps MCGC titles

By Randy Stutzman
The PGA of America
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. It was an exciting
final round at PGA Golf Club on Sunday that
TM included two playoffs, with both the men's and
women's teams from Bethune-Cookman University claiming titles at the 27th PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship presented by
PGA MCGC Photo Brown Capital Management.
TOP GOLFER: Edward In the women's division, Bethune-CookWaters' Kevin Parker (r.) man defeated the University of Texas-Pan
wieth rownCaiet Man-h American on the first playoff hole to claim their WILDCATS WIN!: Members of the Bethune-Cookman men's (I.) and women's (r.) teams pose after BETTER aeetPeietKth Championship-record 10th overall title. sweeping titles at the 27th PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Championship Sunday in Port St. Lucie, Fla.
Lee I.)aftr sarkingBoth teams finished with a 909 total then The men erased a four-shot deficit on Sunday to claim a one-shot victory. The women needed a oneTHAN PAR 6-under 210.
headed back to the 18th hole on the Ryder hole playoff to claim their 10Oth overall title. Both victories were over UT-Pan American. XAVIER LANDMARK DEMOLISHED; WSSU Course for the playoff. In the playoff, each team
TO HOST DIV. 11 BASEBALL PLAYOFFS took the four lowest scores of the five players
who played the hole. Bethune-Cookman finished with a total score of 1 under par, while

Texas-Pan American finished 1 over par on the
UNDER THE BANNER Chole.o State University finished alone in
The Bethune-Cookman women's team
XAVIER'S "THE BARN" RAZED: was led by Andrea Orozco, who was also the
NEW ORLEANS The Barn, one of the enduring team medalist, finishing with a 54-hole total of *
symbols of Xavier Uni- 4-vrpr20
versity of Louisiana, was Th -Umnsta lowni xiig MORE WINNERS!: Members of the Talladega College team (I.) accept their trophy as champions of
razed this week. fashion, making up a four-stroke deficit in the the NAIA Division at the 27th National Collegiate Minority Golf Championship Sunday. It was the secDemolition of the final round, and winning by a single stroke over ond overall title for the Tornado. Robert Grant (c.) of Alabama State captured the Men's Independent
1,300-seat gymnasium 36-hole leader Texas-Pan American. Alabama Division title in a three-person playoff. Grant holed out from 133 yards on the 18th hole to get into
-which opened in 1937 State finished third, 12 strokes behind Bethune- the playoff then birdied the hole in the playoff to get the win. Zach Smith (r.) of Virginia State finished
TeBranwathhoeoXUs Cookinan. with Division 11 medalist honors with an even-par 216 total.PG C hos
Depatmet o Intrcole-The Wildcat men, who finished with an 883
giate Athletics and the home facility for teams in men's total, were led by freshman Ryan Fricker. The Jefferson City, Mo., took home its fifth overall College captured its second title overall title andwomn'sbaketallan woen' volebal e- Englishman shot a final-round 71 on the Wana- title, closing with a final-round 302 and an 898 in the Championship and first since 2010. The
gn onaymonigmaker Course to finish third in the men's Divi- total. Texas A&M International finished second Tornado led throughout the Championship and
The final XU competition at The Bamn was a five-set sion I medalist race. at 922, while Virginia State University fin- finished well ahead of Edward Waters of Jackwomen's volleyball victory against city rival SUNO on "We really didn't play well yesterday and ished third at 932. sonville, Ha.
Nov. 1, 2012. XU's basketball teams played their final almost let the Championship slip away," said The Blue Tigers of Lincoln University Kevin Parker of Edward Waters claimed games at The Barn on Feb. 13, 2012, and swept a double- Fricker of the team's play Saturday. "I was hap- were led by Steven Mallow, who finished with the NAJA division medalist honors, finishing
header against Tougaloo. py to help the team today and it felt good to win 4-over-par 220 total. with a sparkling 6-under-par 210 total.
The Convocation Center, a $25 million facility with this championship in my first appearance. It was Zach Smith of Virginia State claimed Divi- The PGA Minority Collegiate Golf Chamseating for as many as 4,500, opened in early November really cool." sion II medalist honors, finishing with an even- pionship presented by Brown Capital Manageto replace The Barn. Both XU basketball teams played PGA Professional Scooter Clark, the head par 216 total. ment, which is celebrating its 27th edition this
their 2012-13 home schedules there. The women's vol- coach at Bethune-Cookmnan, was extremely In the Men's Independent Division, Rob- year, originated in November 1986 following
lybal eamplaeditshoe mtchs t Te Brndurng pleased with both team's performances in the ert Grant of Alabama State won an exciting the Jackson State University Golf Tournament, thefal o 212 ndwil bgi copeitin n te ew final round. three-person playoff to earn the title. The Eng- and has elevated golf in minority colleges and
tfal in September. gi omettoninte e "It was a long and a very stressful day out land native holed-out from 133 yards for eagle universities by providing opportunities to more
"The Barn had a lot of wear and tear, and Xavier there," said Clark, who is in his third year as on the 18th hole to force the playoff, and hit his players to compete in a national championship.
outrewTh Ban oertheyeas, sad Knnth t. head coach. "But both teams really grinded and approach, on the same 18th hole in the playoff, In 2006, The PGA of America was granted Chales XUs icepreidet or nsttutonl avane- I am just thrilled to take home both titles in this to two feet for birdie to capture the title in his complete ownership and management of the men. "it th Cnvoatin centre ow av a a- incredible tournament. It is really satisfying." first attempt. championship by the National Minority Collecility which can house the entire campus." The Barn suf- In Division II, Lincoln University from In ,the NAJA. division, Talladega (Ala.) giate Golf Scholarship fund.
fered significant damage as a result of Hurricane. Katrina ,
in 2O@5, and it- qualified, for Federal Emergency Management Agency funding. When FEMA gave Xavier the op- f
tion to use that money for a new facility, the university S r n p r s Ru d u
opted to build instead of renovate The Barn.
"Bu ude tos codiios, S. Caressad, WSSU at home,. Stillman travels Alexandria Robertson was named tournament MVP. Robertson fin"Xavier'squr use o eMar fudin frThe Corn."vaion' in LIAA Dv. 11 basbal playoffs ished MVSU's six-game tournament slate hitting 8-for-20, with three runs Centr rquied s totea don Te Ba." avir's Ifl I~IsJ' i.IV. I Laseaiiscored, four RBI, five doubles, and one home run. In the deciding game, spring commencement, scheduled for Saturday in the INDIANAPOLIS, IN CIAA champion Winston-Salem State will she went l-for-3 with a run scored.
Convocation Center, will mark the first time since 1983 play host and SIAC champion Stillman hits the road to Tampa, Florida as
that an XU rdaini edo aps the NCAA Div. 11 baseball playoffs begin this week. SWAC SOFTBALL ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
*The offices of basketball coaches and the athletics WSSU (38-11), ranked 23rd and 24th Alicia Lorenz, Nicole Bur, Mississippi Valley State; Brehanna Rodrigues, Meagan
trainers are in the Convocation Center. The Convocation in national polls, will host six Atlantic Re- Dixon, Bailey Patt Alabama State; Cally Falls, Leanna Flores Prairie View A&M;
Canessa Swanson Jackson State
Center Amnex, a three-story building about 30 yards from gional teams in the double elimination tourthe new arena, opened in November to house the other nament at Wake Forest's Gene Hooks Field at TOURNAMENT MVP
coaches, athletics and recreational sports administrators, Wake Forest Baseball Park beginning Thurs- Alexandria Robertson, MVSU
health and physical education classes and instructors, day, May 16 thru Sunday, May 19. The Rams
Xavier officials have yet to determine the future of secured the #2 seed and host site following ORMOND BEACH, Fla. Hampton won the 2013 Mid-Eastern
the space created by The Barn's demolition, an announcement Sunday evening by the Athletic Conference (MEAC) Tournament championship on Saturday at
NCAA. the Ormond Beach Sports Complex after splitting two games with NorWSSU will face the #5 seed East Stroudsburg (33-16). The Warriors folk State.
are the champions from the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference. The Lady Pirates won their first MEAC title since 1996. In beating THE STA C RN ERIn the Atlantic Region, Millersville (38-6) from the PSAC is the #1 the Spartans 7-3 in the second game, the Lady Pirates (34-24) won their
TH E_________________CO RN ER_______ seed. They will face #6 seed Concord (36-18), winner of the West Virgin- 15th game in their last 18 tries. Norfolk State (31- IIII
WHO ARE THE BEST PERFORMERS IN BLACK COLLEGE SPORTS ia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. The #3 seed is Seton Hill (39-15) 22) won the first game 10-3, forcing another contest.

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Refreshing Women Push TV Ministry Bishop Reginald Jackson at St. Paul Youth & Young Adult Revival
Refreshing Women is looking for Christian Talent, soloist, speakers, AM E Church on Pentecost Sunday & Summit at Central CM E
praise dancers and poem readers for a free service. The show will be air
Saturday mornings at 8A.M. on Comcast 99. Any Pastor wishing to come The Right Reverend. Reginald T. Jackson, presiding prelate of the Pastor Marquise L. Hardrick and the Youth & Young Adult of Central on the show in the near future are welcome, and can have their church name Twentieth Episcopal. District, African Methodist Episcopal Church and Metropolitan CME Church, 4611 N. Pearl St. invites you to a "Revival" on and worship service added to the Community Shout or Roll, by sending Ecumenical Officer will be the guest preacher at St Paul AME Church. Friday, May 17th at 7 p.m. Revival speaker is Elder Toby J. Johnson of their, church name, address and time of service to P.O. Box 350117 Special services will be held Sunday, May 19th at 7:30 a.m. and 10:55 a.m. Zarephath Tabernacle in Jacksonville, Florida. On Saturday, May 18th the Jacksonville, Fl. 32235-0 117. For more information, call Rev. Mattie W. in observance of Pentecost Sunday. Friends and the public are invited to Sunday School Ministry of Central Metropolitan CME Church invites you Freeman at 220-6400 or email share in both worship experiences. Saint Paul is located at 69 10 New Kings their 1 st annual Young Adult Summit, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Sunmuit's
Road. The Rev. Marvin C. Zanders, II is the senior pastor. For more infor- theme is "Empowering Young Adults Toward Greatness in Mind, Body &
iHoly Land Trip mation contact the church at 764-2755 or visit Spirit". The Summit will include discussion on topics such as finance, relationships, stewardship and spirituality. Registration is free and lunch will be
and Shopping Experience A.M .E. Church of the M aster served. Come out and join Central Metropolitan for this spiritually uplifting event. For more information call the church office at 354-7426.
On Saturday, May 18th enjoy the Holy Land experience in Orlando with Lay Organization Revival
FrtSamuel M.B. Church, Alphonse Braggs, Pastor. The buses leave at F m l re d a
7:15 a.m. For more information call the church at 355-4801. The A.M.E. Church of the Master Lay Organization, Rev. Jacqueline L. F m l re d a
Dupree, Pastor will be hosting a revival on Monday May 20th. Bishop Celebration at Faust Temple
Bish p T. Ja es t Key oteMark A. Jones of New Life Temple Fellowship Church will be the messenBish p TD. ake toKey oteger. The service begins at 7 p.m. and the theme is "Breaking Down The Faust Temple Church of God in Christ, Clarence Jones, Pastor will
M ayor Brown's Faith Breakfast Strongholds". The church is located at 5637 Vernon Road. If you need celebrate their annual Family and Friends Day, Sunday May 19th at 11 am
directions or further information, call 768-7834 or email cdapp@com- A great celebration in praise, worship and the anointed spoken word of God Mayor Alvin Brown will host his Interfaith Breakfast on May 20 at the will take place! Faust Temple Church of God in Christ is inviting the comPrime Osborn Convention Center. The breakfast, featuring Bishop T.D. munity to share in this inspiring event. We hope to see you here! For addiJakes of The Potter's House of Dallas, will focus on the theme "Faithi, Th lB t- lD v l e ttional information, call the church at 353-1418 or visit
Family and Fniends." The event will also explore ways to build commu- Th IBt l e eo m n Faust Temple Church of God mn Christ is located at
nity partnerships to improve education and reduce crime. During the event, Center 4th Annual Banquet 3328 Moncrief Rd.
Mayor Brown will launch initiatives focusing on mentoring local youth, as
well as crime prevention and intervention. For tickets call 630-3690 or visit The Officers and Board Members of The El-Beth-El Development Center M t. Lebanon Youth Celebration will host its 4th Annual "Stop the Violence Recognition Banquet" on
Thursday, June 20th, at 6:30 p.m. The banquet will be held at the Mount Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church Youth Department will hold Comm nit Far HihlihtsNewCommunity Rehabilitation Center Banquet Hall located at 623 Beechwood its Annual Youth Celebration beginning Friday, May 17th through Sunday
NewStreet. The 2013 honorees are : Paula D. Wright- Duval County School May 19th with lots of fun, food and activities! Friday night at 5:30 p.m. is
Bethlehem '~s Pastor Installation Board (DCSB), Atty. Robert Fishback, David Hodges, Private Investigator, the meet and greet with the banquet dinner at 6 p.m., featuring the youth
The ublc i inite toattnd ew ethehe MisioaryBapist Atty. Refik W. Eler, Chief Assistant Public Defender, Maria Machin, praise dancers, fashion show, and award ceremony. On Saturday from 11 hu blics "Nishinvitd tommatt NW elhem& Miinay BtS t President of LULAC, Lt. Mathew Nemeth, Director of Police Athletic a.m. 3 p.m., is fun day at Adventure Landing. Sunday morning at 9 a.m.
Chuch' "eigbohoo ComuityWecom & unDay" aturday, League, Jackie Perry- Director of Beaver Street Enterprise, Dr. Nikolai P. is Sunday school, and at 10:45 a.m. is morning worship service. May 25th at 9 a.m. Activities include a bouncy house, snow cones, face Vitti, DCSB Superintendent, Rita Perry, Publisher, Jacksonville Free Press, Concluding the celebration at 3:45 p.m. is the Praise and Worship Youth in painting, hot dogs, hamburgers, fried fish, games and lots more. On Sunday Michael Carralero, District Manager of Walgreens Store. The guest speak- Charge. Then get ready at 4 p.m. for the Hallelujah Praise, Spring Concert, May 26th, the church will formally install Reverend Dr. Marion A. Wise as er for the evening is Judge Gary P. Flower. This year, the El-Beth-El featuring the Voice of Mt. Lebanon any other special guest singing praises their new pastor during an installation celebration and service at 4 p.m. in Development Center will also honor eight youths for outstanding achieve- unto the Lord. Everyone is invited to attend! For fur-ther information call the main sanctuary of the church. Come out and enjoy the fun. Bring a ment. For more information contact Bishop Dr. Lorenzo Hall at 710 -1586 527-1762. Mount Lebanon Missionary Baptist Church is located at 9319 friend. Bring your family and witness change! For additional information or email Ridge Blvd.
call the church at 764-5727.

Spiral Seakng -Timi

Over Sin Through Christs's Example
Baptist Churchby James Washington universal acceptance of what is Confess them to God. You see con188 West ***o Avnu There have been countless vol moral and what is immoral? But for fession to God is not like any other
umes of space and dialogue devoted the Christian, isn't morality a confession I can think of. That's to Jesus' blood contract with us that barometer for sin? Aren't there rules because you can't lie to God many suggest freed us from the about sin that are etched in stone because the truth in this instance bondage of original sin. ".and and never change? can't hide. "If we claim to be withSee ingthelosforChrst from Jesus Christ, who is the faith- It really shouldn't be complicated out sin, we deceive ourselves and
-Matthew 28:19 20 off" ful witness, the first born from the at all. It seems that living morally, the truth is not in us. If we confess
dead and the ruler of the kings of the righteously, living in between the our sins, He is faithful and just and earth. To Him who loves us and has lines rather than outside of them, is will forgive us our sins and purify 8:00 A.M Early M orn g W orship freed us from our sins by His a struggle matched only by trying to us from all righteousness." 1 John
blood..." Revelation 1:5. My ques- understand the true meaning of life. 1:8-9.
9:3 a m Su daySch option to you then is how do you mas- Now I know this is not easy. But the If we can really get this, the
9:3 am. un ay ch olter sin? How do you control your sin question is, is it worth it to try and reward then is eternal life and
1 : 0 a.m. M~Iorning W~orship as opposed to having your sin con- master your sins or, more poignant- peace. It requires faith, which
1 : 0trol you? Is this even possible? Is ly, your sinful nature? I don't know requires belief, which requires a
-Tuesday Evening 7p.m. Prayer Service sin for you not sin for me? Some about you but tying to live without daily resolve to choose against sin
Wednesday Bible Study 6:30 7 p.m. would have you believe sin is a sin is a recognized and acknowl- in favor of the Lord. Now if you
MidWek orsip7pm.behavior that politicians and gov- edged impossibility. The beauty believe this life is all there is, then I
erinents laid down as moral laws to here is we know God is a God of might understand deliberate sinful madin 'Weekly Bronadcast WCGL-Y 1360 AMt keep- humnit in1 check,_ prsre aohrcanetapastatte prut.Iyubleei oe

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Dementia Cases Will Double In 30 Years Bro. Charlie McClendon Celebrates 40 Years in Ministry
The most rigorous study to date fessional caregiver. The study used information col- By P. Spencer directly responsible for
of how much it costs to care for Although some figures from the lected over almost a decade on The congregation of the baptizing over 20,000 Americans with dementia found new research are lower than the nearly 11,000 people from a large Northside Church of Christ and people. that the financial burden is at least association's projections, they are database called the Health and throughout the COGIC brother- When asked regarding as high as that of heart disease or nonetheless staggering and carry Retirement Study, considered a hood are busy making plans to cel- the ups and downs, discancer, and is probably higher. And new gravity because they come gold standard among researchers on ebrate Pastor Charlie appointments and joys both the costs and the number of from an academic research effort. aging issues. All of the people fol- McClendon's forty years of serv- of 40 years of ministry, people with dementia will more Behind the numbers is a sense that lowed were given detailed cogni- ice. Brother McClendon
than double within 30 years, sky- the country, facing the aging of the tive tests, while a subset of them "Northside was my first full- replied, "it bothers me rocketing at a rate that rarely occurs baby boom generation, is unpre- were more intensely evaluated for time work as a minister." said Bro. when people do not love with a chronic disease. pared for the coming surge in the dementia and their results used as McClendon. "My foundation is and care for each other
The research led by an economist cost and cases of dementia. benchmarks to rate cognitive the Bible; I have always practiced and fail to obey God". at the RAND Corporation, financed Michael D. Hurd, the lead author decline for the others, Dr. Hurd what the Bible teaches because it The other greatest by the federal government, and and a principal senior researcher at said. works." Brother McClendon con honor and joy for
published in the New England RAND, said the team could find no In the study, about 12% of those tinted, "the four basic principles Brother McClendon's Journal of Medicine, provides the research quantifying such informal people developed dementia each that I use are: love, unity evangel- life is being married to most reliable basis yet for measur- care for heart disease and cancer. year, meaning they experience ism and training the same divine Ida his wife of 55 years. ing the scale of the problem. Until But he and other experts agree that problems with memory, concentra- plan used by Jesus loving, caring Through their partnernow, the most cited estimates of the given the intensive nature and con- tion and daily ftmctionifig that were and sharing for and with God's ship, the spiritual couple condition's cost and prevalence stant monitoring required to care severe enough to meet the medical people" have reared five chilcame from an advocacy group, the for people with dementia, informal definition. As a result of his teaching skills, dren
Alzheimer's Association. costs are probably much higher The number of dementia cases he has earned the distinction of After 4 decades
The RAND results show that near- than those for most other diseases. calculated in the RAND study is becoming one of the most sought Brother McClendon stat- Brother Charlie McClendon and his wife Ida. ly 15% of people aged 71 or older, Without a way to prevent, cure of smaller than that from the after ministers in the country. In ed the next items on his mary preaching responsibility at about 3.8 million people, have effectively treat these conditions Alzheimer's Association, which addition, Brother McClendon has agenda, "if God allows me, I want Northside; someone that possess dementia. By 2040, the author said, yet, the bulk of the costs 75 to used a different database and tend- written and produced workshops to continue my mantra of saving the energy, enthusiasm, and a sinthat number will balloon to 9.1 mil- 84%, the study found involves ed to count people in earlier stages on Practical Studies for New souls and keeping souls saved, cere love for God and his people; a lion people. helping patients in nursing homes of memory loss. The association Converts. The ministry of evangel- counseling, mentoring young min- man that can lead the congregation
The study found that direct health or at home manage the most basic estimates that five million people ism has also led him to preach in sisters of the brotherhood and begin to the next level. What a chalcare expenses for dementia, includ- activities of life as they become ages 65 and older have more than 30 states, Trinidad, the to write my memoirs." He also lenge, after 40 years, any succesing nursing home care, were $109 increasingly impaired cognitively Alzheimer's, the most common Bahamas, Haiti and Jamaica. wants to seek out and interview sor of Brother McClendon Will billion in 2010. For heart disease, and then physically. dementia. Under his guidance, he has been qualified ministers to assume pri- have big shoes to fill! J
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of the 2011 graduates were Black. Nebraska, Albany Medical College One morning, Dawn woke up and weight, and the word about her thing she did, did not do and ate also coach you throughout your The other medical schools where in New York, the University of noticed her ankles were swollen started spreading like wild-fire. She .. I I I during her journey .... everything weight loss process. For ffirther

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What to do from social, volunteer, political and sports activities to self enrichment and the civic scene

19hAnnual Miracle Thrift Store Arts, 300 W. Water Street Malcolm X Sunday 442-2947 or visit www.artistseries- Domestic Violence
onAhe tetG adO eigWedlocked! is a tell-it-all comedy The Masjid El Salaam will be Fundraiser
onAhe tetGadO eigand drama about three sisters' very holding their annual Malcolm Jen &JazTdyDIPFodtis"Srk Ou
Join the Clara White Mission for The Boyd Thrift store located at different approach to handling the Malik El-Shabazz on Sunday, May Jeans &SazTedatD...FudatioJns 8t.Stk Out
their 19th annual Miracle on Ashley 3814 Beach Blvd, is having a grand men in their lives. For more infor- 19th. This year the keynote speaker WahntnCelebration Violence" annual fundraiser takes
SreClbiyChefs and Servers, opening, Saturday, May 18th. The mation call Dynamic Duo will be teacher, scholar, historian W sigo lc audy ue8h tpb
Friday, May 17th To participate festivities start at 12 p.m. with a Entertainment at 217-9226 or email Dr. Booker T. Coleman "The W anns Sinatr Jazz Show, dosti ine D.I.P passw r ovagidest call 354-4162 or visit fashion show, games and vendors! Triumph of Melanin" with guest Waites placethursdy ay are, om ort andoleadeIP rhipdto
www.clarawhitemission~org The Sales Coupons will be given out for sekr rte auHtpTp iltk lc hrdy a ae ofr n edrhpt
historic institution is located at 613 great discounts on thrift items. Also 4th Annual Cultural speaer, Brothber Ha Hesoate Tpm. 23rd, 6 11 p.m. at 927 Events, those who are hurting. For more W.~~~~hr wille beret 2n session at 1 paee enm.thl 927 Forsyth Street. Come enjoy the information visit www.dipfoundaunemployed people find a jobs with Arts Festival and 3:30 p.m. The event will be music with Teddy's friends and fel- or call 438-4347 or email

Cocktails for A Cause free internet access for job search- Come enjoy the 4th Annual held at 1625 N Pearl Street. Call low music lovers and be a part of
The Board of Directors of ing, assistance with building a pro- Cultural Arts Festival, Saturday, 359-0980 for ticket information, his legacy for keeping world-class
Knos4id, nc, il ht octals fessional resume, and learn how to May 18th, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. jazz alive! For tickets or more infor- Anius oa ho
fora aus, riayMa 17hto dress for success. For more infor- Participate in a health community T.D. Jakes to Keynote mation call 387-6603 or email Coming to Jax
benefit the young men of mation call 396-0551 or email fair, kid's activities, food, informa- Faith Breakfast Atqe odhw B' ih
Knots4Kids. Knots4Kids is a not- tion and entertainment. Bring the Mayor Alvin Brown will host his Atqe odhw B' ih
for-profit organization focused on family for a day of fun and fellow- Interfaith Breakfast on May 20 at Art in the Heart Juried est-rated series will visit
shipon he gouns ofPeal PlzaJacksonville Saturday, June 8th, delivering programs that support American Beach ship1 ontear gr ound o e ea rl-a the Prime Osborn Convention Art Show & Sale giving First Coast community
the needs of young men in the areas Summer Jazz Series 5316-18 Pearl Swt.or mrifor Center. The breakfast, featuring On May 24-25th, it's the Art in members an opportunity to bring
of health and wellness, education, The American Beach Property or email jaa tihme D "Faith, a il andu Frinds.e Sae Hat Metroitn PArk. Thew Ar ealtiosnd ycomleofthes coury'se and personal development. It will Owners' Association Inc. is spon- the eveth wail also exlrienwas inate art tofpontwn art how A to experats.nbyomefte funitre'
be held at the University Club, 1301 sorig its first jazz series for 2013 Teeetwl loepoewy nteHato ononatso o xet.Cmlt untr
Riverplace Blvd. For more informa- fauigEwrWtesClgeto build community partnerships to and sale features the work of talent- submission rules and ticket application visit or fatuin Edwardl Ates College Yappy Hour Feed a improve education and reduce ed artists and master craftspeople tions along with ticketing rules are
call 234-0668. Love) on Saturday, May 18th from Senior & Their Pet crime. During the event, Mayor from around the country. Jazz festi- available at or by
4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Bumey Park at The Jacksonville Yappy Hour will Brown will launch initiatives focus- val patrons can enjoy the sounds of calling 1-888-762-3749. Schell Sweet Fish Fry Historic American Beach. Bring be held at the Jacksonville Landing ing on mentoring local youth, as first-rate jazz performers and
The Schell Sweet Community your lawn chairs and come ready to on Sunday, May 19th, from 2-5 well as crime prevention and inter- browse the works of talented artists Jacksonville Beach
Resource Center is sponsoring a have some fun! For more informa- pm. Yappy Hour is a monthly local vention. For tickets call 630-3690. from around the nation. For more Summer Jazz Series fish fry, Friday, May 17th, 11 2 tion call Beverly McKenzie at 662- event that occurs on the 3rd Sunday Stg! information call 630-0837.
p.m. Enjoy a fish fry at the Schell 7793. of every month specifically Dreamgirls on Stg!The City of Jacksonville Beach is
Sweet Campus located at 1697 Dynamic Duo designed to support a growing num- Full of joy onstage and backstage, Douglas Anderson proud to present the line up for this
Kings Rd. Proceeds will support the Stg 1ber of local and regional pet-orient- Dreamigirls tells the story of an u Cls of"3 Sckyear's annual Summer Jazz Concert
Operational Process of the Schell prsnsn y ed companies and events in and coming 1960s girl singingHo SeischdldfrunaJe
Sweet Community Resource The stage play Wedlocked! Is Jacksonville. For more information group, the triumphs and tribulations The Douglas Anderson Class of 9th from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the
Center. For more information email Love Really Enough? takes the contact Iris 1. Simmons at 807-1307 that come with fame and fortune. "63" will present a night of fim Sea Walk Pavilion. Enjoy musical or call stage for two performances, or email See the Tony and Grammy Award filled excitement, Saturday May artist Phil Perry, Joey Sommerville,
470-8142 or visit www.schellsweet- Saturday May 18th at 7 p.m. and or visit winning play Tuesday, May 21st at 25th, 7 11 p.m. Join the class of Jonathan Fritzen and the Groov Sunday, May 19th at 5 p.m., at the 7:30 p.m. at Jacksonville's Time- "63" as they take a ride down mem- Band. Bring your blankets or lawn
Times Union Center for Performing Union Center, 300 Water St. or call ory lane! Come wearing clothing chairs! For more information call
from the 60's and socialize with 247-6157.
your classmates. The soiree will be
held in the Douglas Anderson Calling all FAN/U
S 6 School of Performing Arts gymna- Alumni and Friends
sium, 2445 San Diego Road. For
more information contact Chairman The' J.R.E. Lee Chapter of the'F
Preston Oliver at 735-2974. FAMU National Alumni.
Association will hold its monthly
Delta Sunset Jam meeting, Saturday, July 13th at 10
The~ Jacksonville AuneCatra.m. The meeting will be held at of Det Sim TheThtAumae Chaprteri FAMU College of Pharmacyotn Det Sigmal Theta m Sooithi Jacksonville Campus, 2050 Art
hosingitsAnnal unst Jm wth Museum Dr., Bldg 4800 Suite 200.
a Cuban Flair, Sunday, June 2nd, 6 Mebrhpdsanedom t HvanaJax/uba contributions are still being acceptLibr, 258 Alantc Bvd. ome ed. For more information call Dr.
out and support Delta's educationalEpriRgina30-92
and charitable programs. For more
info call 527-8567. JxBahSm e

Senior Day at MOSHJazSre

*Its Senior Day at the Museum of The City of Jacksonville Beach is
Science and History (MOSH), proud to present the line up for the
Wednesday, June 5th at 9:45 a.m. annual Summer Jazz Concert Series
Senior Day includes a cookie and scheduled for Sunday July 14th
~ '.'coffee reception, a special program, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Sea
.and free time to explore the muse- Walk Pavilion. Enjoy musical artist
umn. For more information call 396- Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp, Matt
MOSH (6674), ext. 225. MOSH is MrhkadPer opn
~ .~located at 1025 Museum Circle. Admission is free. Bring your blan-

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Up Close and Personal with Shemar Moore ---by Evelyn Diaz, BET Washington, Jamie Foxx, Will cousins with so-and-so. That's how was fresh off her divorce from r
For those of us who oniy know Smith. I would love to start my film I learned I was good at baseball, David Justice. I'm still grateful for 1 coo
Shemar Moore as that shirtless career. But it's all pending what the because kids would chase me after that relationship. I was smitten not NWXii00
wonder who causes a viral frenzy network decides it wants to do next. school, so I started picking up rocks just because of who she was, but every time he goes jogging on the Q: You've been in the game for and throwing them to fight back. because we were so similar in so TJ Holmes Ends Relationship with BET beach, let it be known: still waters nearly 20 years. Did it come easi- Q: You've been linked with many ways. She was biracial, she Eight months after the debut of his BET late night
run deep. In a surprisingly candid ly to you, or did you have to some high-proffle women, includ- was kind of going through the same news-satire series, "Don't Sleep," T.J. Holmes has
interview, the Criminal Minds star struggle to make it? ing Toni Braxton and Halle things I was in Hollywood. Toni __officially announced that he's completely a "free
talks to us about his next move, the A: I could describe my career in Berry. Were those relationships was a fun ride, but Halle was a nec- agentt"
challenges he faced growing up two words: who knew. I was on the for real, or just tabloid gossip? essary experience. It made me '~j According to the Root, the award-winning journalbiracial in Oakland and why "it's no path to becoming a professional A: [Toni Braxton] was my first much stronger as a man, and know- ist doesn't have any regrets from his short-lived
accident" he's still single. baseball player, but I got injured in Hollywood relationship. I was a ing the caliber of woman I want in tenure with BET.
Plus, he finally dishes the scoop college. When I decided to move baby. I had just graduated from col- the future. ~'"I will never, ever regret thinking that my heart was
on his tabloid-heavy relationships out to L.A. to try acting, nobody lege, I had no money and I was on Q: She hasn't had the greatest in the right place," he explained to columnist, Richard
with Toni Braxton and Halle Berry. was betting on me, not even my Young and the Restless. She called luck with men since then. Any Prince. "A young black man taking his skills to do
Q: You're wrapping up the family. But it's always been that my agent when she was regrets there? something that was not being done for our communieighth season of Criminal Milnds, way for me, nothing has come easy. shooting a video in A: No, none at all. She's a tough ty. That is, providing a daily news show geared toward African
Are you surprised the show has I grew up outside of the country, Miami, and it just went cookie. I'm glad she's got a family Americans."
taken off the way it did? first in Denmark, then Bahrain and from there. I was like now. If this love she's got with this "You leamn from the mistakes, there are questions I should have asked,
A: We're definitely the little show Ghana. When my mother moved us the little kid who found guy is real, then that's what she things that should have been cleared up," explained Holmes. "But reachthat could. You really roll the dice back, it was a very difficult transi- the pot of gold at the end needs. ing the Black community in that way was an opportunity I would love to
when you sign up for something tion. I still remember the first of the rainbow. It was a Q: You just turned 43 and have have again."
like this, but it's always the shows time somebody called wild ride with Toni. She been a bachelor for a while. Any The network also released a statement last week stating that the 30
you think are going to tank that me n*****. would never sing thoughts about settling down? minute show; "delivered smart social commentary on-significant issues
catch on and the ones you think will Q: Wow, when for me, though. A: It's no accident that I'm not important to African Americans with the nation's most prominent thought
take off that never get out the gate. did that happen? That always married and don't have kids yet. leaders. BET remains committed to being a resource for our audience on
But right now, our contracts are up A: It was after bothered me. Because despite what I've achieved issues that directly affect the African American community."
so there's no guarantee that the we moved back. Q: What in my career, I'm always wondering "Don't Sleep!" marked Holmes' first show since leaving CNN in
show will be renewed next year. I was six, and I about Halle? when somebody's gonna tap me on December 2011.
Q: Have you started thinking r em em b er A: She was the shoulder and say, "OK, the gig The Best Man is rt nigto the bgscreen thsa'11
about your next move? how different the first woman is up." I don't mind being uncom- The gang is back rn tetr-sudcsenings big tilmBstjan
A: To be honest, if it works out I everyone to really knock fortable. In fact, I like being uncom- Holiday. In it, Taye Diggs, Morris Chestnut, Nia Long, Harold Perrineau,
have many good reasons to stay, but made me feel my socks off. I fortable, picking up and moving, Terrence Howard, Sanaa Lathan, Monica Calhoun, Melissa De Sousa and
leaving would give me the one when I was in fell hard for and all that. But, it's not exactly the Regina Hall come together fifteen years later.
thing I haven't had in a long time, school. Why does Halle. A lot of best scenario for a family. Of Universal Pictures has released the trailer to the sequel of the 1999 film,
which is freedom. After eight years your hair look like people now course, I want to be able to share which are both directed and written by Malcolm D. Lee.
on Young and the Restless and eight that, why is your skin know we dated, that with somebody one day. When The film picks up when the group of friends reunite over the Christmas
years on Criminal Minds, I'm ready that color, how come but we had to keep I do tie the knot, it will be one time, holidays where rivalries are ignited and romances spark.
for that next phase of my career. I your mom is white, it hush-hush at the for good. The movie is scheduled to hit theaters on November 15.
wanna chase down Denzel how can you be time because she Divorce Costs Dwayne Wade $25K a Month

Although NBA superstar Dwayne Wade has tried to

Blue-Collar Beau Meets Bourgie Fiancee's Family in Perry's Pee pies keep the money particulars involving the divorce from
up former wife, Siohivaugh Funches-Wade, private, the
by Kam Williams ences has Grace taking off alone to Peeples is a fish-out-of-water looks like a total loser when he couple's financial settlement agreements have been
After dating for over a year, the tip of Long Island for a week- comedy whose stock-in-trade is can't pay for anything. leaked: Reportedly, Dwayne Wade will be doling out at
Wade Walker (Craig Robinson) is end getaway at her family's water- making fun of the contrast between You get the idea. Is it funny? I least $25,000 a month to Siohivaughn, report Gossip head-over-heels in love with his front mansion. Rather than sit at po' and bourgie black folks. Like suppose, provided you're in' the Extra. girlfriend, Grace (Kerry home licking his wounds, Wade popular Perry TV programs like target demo and haven't seen In addition to monthly support, Wade is also expected
Washington). He's ready to pop the decides to force the issue by crash- House of Payne andMeet the Jumping the Broom, another come- to dig deep in to his pockets to pay for Siohivaughn's living and travel question, and has even purchased a ing the gathering. Browns, the production is littered dy set at a beachfront estate (on expenses, which reportedly amounts to about $10,000 extra per month.
ring, but there's a slight problem: His unexplained presence gets with colorful, two-dimensional Martha's Vineyard in that case) and Wade and Siohivaughn, who were high school sweethearts since age 15 he still hasn't 'met her parents yet. under the skin of Grace's father, characters bordering on carica- pitting crass blacks from the wrong and were married for five years, until it ended in 2007, had an unfortuBecause of her background, Judge Virgil Peebles (David Alan tures. side of the tracks against the others nately rocky break up. Afterward, the couple battled each other in court for
Grace is a little ashamed of her Grier), an overbearing patriarch There's Wade's embarrassingly- with their noses in the air from the custody of their two boys, with mud-slinging and vicious character beau's modest background. After with a need to control. ghetto brother (Malcolm Barrett) shoplifting to lip-synching to skin- assassinations occurring on both sides. all, ,she's a high-powered Furthermore, Grace is afraid to tell who also shows up unannounced. niy-dipping to a sweat lodge to Siohvaughn, who was oftentimes labeled "mentally unstable" in the ~Mahata$t ,y x, r9yen him theIruth about the nature of H{ ,..... i~ ~press, accused Wade of giving.,eh Tben nati~l .g~
pedgrewhlehehalsfrm he he rlaioshpy wit Wadew whicht owrx "imai1 tht~re~1bur" drug and alcohol abuser, and not properly, ta~cing care ofhis, children Wade
'hood and mae iigb deserves to'e 6Qb~fh ~e famili~''t- Grae'sb i s basitr(aFte kitchen sink, was also guilty of trying to crucify his wife in the media, claiming she was
forming at children's birthday par- com. scenario revolving around a Kawk) "looks too good to be gay." An amusing, if not exactly origi- physically abusive toward him during their entire marriage. ties. big lie that must be kept hidden at Wade conveniently loses his wallet nal,, African-American-oriented ___________________________Concern about their class differ- all costs. upon arriving which means, he variation on Meet the Parents.

Robin Thicke Reveals the Real Reason A

He Left Real Husbands of Hollywood

When news hit that Robin Thicke time to do the new season" he said. year ago. When we met, I started say that his relationship with his would not be returning to the sec- "I had to get this album. It was fun doing my impersonation of Kevin wife of nearly 8 years is going ond season of "Real Husbands of just to do it like once. Then you for Kevin. great. She's even the inspiration
Hollywood," rumors of an alleged start to repeat I know his behind most of his music.
beef with show creator Kevin Hart story lines, whole standup. "One time she told me, "You
started to circulate. re pe a t ing We hit it off don't know what it's like to be
Some reports said that Robin did- jokes." When right away. We Black and you don't know what it's
n't like the direction of Kevin's asked if he was went to dinner like to be a woman.' I was like, 'I
jokes and, after an alleged meeting ever offended and we laughed don't know how to argue with that."
with show producers, he stormed by Kevin's for hours like So I wrote a song 'I don't know
off the set. jokes about his- We we-re best how it feels.1 to be- You', because. I KT1

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