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OP'INIONAL
2A THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012 BLCK MUTCNRLTEI W ETN
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w e e sefko l d a o fd e s h oo c e a g i n u pnys .P'm aA RHdn eE E ESsJ E d t os9 7 -1 8 2w o l d f rmaa c a l anin t i naua t a o n s m w hnst.c c rdPteo -4
lple have already. started preparing delectable treats for eeyprorgrls frccedo oo.hso e
Thanksgiving the first special day in this holiday season GATC.REES.PulseEmrtshanndeglihs.Hignopsnfrngopro,
While others are locking in Rlights or readying their cars for RCE .REEPbihradCara h lc rs tie ohl vr esni h imble
cross country junkets.thtalprosaehraslnasnye sedbck
But if you listen to the news or read the paper, the message :... ...
that continues to be shouted from the rooftops is "get ready ':
to shop --take advantage of the special sales." So if you are E3 !MMLEUX NACuns
one that actually believes the hype, Thanksgiving is not about
spending a day remembering the blessings in your life. It's B h hm u o W l a tsj b p l c e
actually about getting a good night's sleep so you can hit the ... h ub g t a m r s o ,p:c e
malls on Black Friday, spending money that many of us can '" .... ; :
ill-afford to squander. When I, think of Thanks- Now Walmart has upped the employees are protesting the suggests, instead, thtpaying,
Somewhere along the way, many Americans have lost sight giving Day, I think of family, ante. Last year, they opened way that Walmart treats its people a living wage is a way
of what this once-a-year celebration is all about. Perhaps we gathered around a table that at 10 p.m. and this year they employees. They want to in- to grow a stable and -secure
need to revisit the myth on which the holiday is based. That groans with turkey and dress- will open at 8 p.m. on Thanks- form the public of illegal ac- workforce.
ing, green beans and can- giving Day. Just when folks tions that Walmart has taken Walmart is not the only com
special meal shared between two different cultures after an died yams, mac and cheese settle down from their meal against its employees, and party that prefers to pay its
unimaginably harsh winter. It was about working together or whipped potatoes, and lots and start swapping lies, some- have initiated a series of pro- workers on a part-time basis.
and sharing one's blessings with others. That's the real mean- of other goodies. I look for- one is going to have to get up tests, including strikes, ral- Many fast-food operations do
ing of Thanksgiving helping others through difficult times ward to seeing folks I haven't and rush to work so they can lies, an online campaign, and. the same thing, varyinghors
without expecting anything in return. What will you do this seen in a while, savor the.food :.. ......... each week so that workers
Thanksgiving? Will you stuff yourself with turkey, cranberries and fellowship, bring in the anlye daatepyeir don't hav a ul4 r shift; have no way of knowing when
adcasseroles, make a mad dash fo h ers alor wil at evnn over coffe and they will work. Of core tha
you reach out to someone in need and give from the. heart? pie. Nobody is rushing out to som fidterhusajse ahwe.Takiiti o ocr hir-
The choice is yours. go shopping most people M ,=iflg work will augment scarce incom...................... employrs, They.ar orein
save that for the Friday after tpenin tedierthis--profitom linei
W ho n eds lackThanksgiving, often called, tpyrn!twn ayofit.ae f h
W ho nee s B ackBlack Friday, because mn; hy do':att oemmnu oWlat aywoaeaaeo h
_1 stores find themselves in the labor exploitation at Walmart
colleges? __ youth black after the profligate shop- serve those consumers who other actions., Their organi- say that their prices and deals
Wping that day. want to shop on Thanksgiving zation, Making Change at are unbeatable, and with
ce over 100 Historically Black Colleges and Universi- There have been tragedies as- Day. Walmart, says that Walmart their money tight they have
tes [HBCUs] in the U.S. have undergone significant sociated with Black Friday. A Many of those who will can help revive our economy no choice but to seek the best
ane1 ic hyfrteegdi h 9hcnuy few years back, a Walmart em- work do so out of despera- if they will simply offer work- bargains they can find. One
Some nwere foune thy whitere d in thists, etr y.as ployee was trampled to death tion. Many Walmart employ- ers full-week schedules and of the ways consumers can
states or churches but all had the same mission: to educate by a crowd way too eager to get ees don't have a full 40-hour fair pay. But when Walmart make a statement is to,, ster
to the consumer goods. There shift; some find their hours employees speak out there is home on Thanksgiving, Day,;
the sons and daughters of former slaves. It was there that have also been altercations, adjusted each week. Thanks- retaliation. They are fired, or enjoying family, giving thans!
doctors, lawyers, judges, teachers,ministers and many other bruises and cuts as custom- giving work will augment their hours are cut back. and Postponing shopping. :
future professionals the "Talented Tenth" first gained ers have vied for some of the scarce incomes. With Walmart This is why the Making "Julian ne Malveaux is a.
the foothold they needed to succeed. scarce goods available or for opening at earlier this year, Change at Walmart campaign Washington, D.C.-based econ-,
However, what we often forget is that schools like More- crazy deals (often only for the their competitors will follow is so important. It ctialleng-* omist arid writer. She is presi-
house, Tuskegee, Hampton and FAMU were once the only op- first 200 people). Lines often because they don't want to es the notion that economic dent emerita Pf;Bennett Col-
tion that'Blacks had for achieving a college education. During snake around stores as people lose momentum to Walmaxt. growth 1, dependent-onlh lege'o Wlo~e in Greengboro,
those dark days when "separate but equal" was the law of the wait for a chance for a bargain. Trhis is why some Walmart exploitation of workers, anid" N. C.. ....
land, it was the stalwart efforts of Black educators, preachers :
and business men and women that kept the doors of HBCUs
open. It was there collective spirit that paved the road of op- BHYA,,iAX01NAounis ',,
portunity for hundreds of thousands of eager Black youth.
Since 1954 when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Brown U d rtn ig w yt eR p bia sls
vs. Board of Education that "separate" was not "equal," we U d r t n i g w y t e R p b i a s l s
have seen the steady demise of those hallowed Black halls
of higher learning. We have seen Black students lured to In, the immortal words of Ron- ple ... In each case they were So, Romney, a bit of unso7. Now Iunderstandl
predominantly-white colleges and universities where endow- ald Reagan, "W-e-l-1, there you very generous in what they licited advice, say the words: J, think there are a lot of
men fuds lloed hos scool tooffr te mst ntelecu-go again." Post-election, the gave to those groups." Rom- "Obama won fair and square'. iWhites in the party with good
men fndsalowe tosescool t oferthemot itelecu-Republicans just can't seem ney has lost his mind. The Then, move on with your life hearts who are going to force
ally astute and the most athletically-inclined of our race "free to get their act together. They first rule of politics is: Reward., while you still have a shred of re- change from within. They are
rides." can't bring themselves to ad- your friends and punish your spect from the public. You have finally taking a public stand to
At the same time, HBCUs have found their graduates strug- mit that President Obama beat enemies. Republicans tend to spent more time talking about say in no uncertain terms that
gling with dismal student loan default rates, graduation rates them fair and square. Karl be more friendly towards cor- the minority vote post-election the status quo is no longer an
that have plummeted and alumni giving donations to their Rove said on national TV that porate America and Democrats than you did during your entire option.
alma maters that are both pitiful and embarrassing. Republicans lost because of tend to be more friendly to- two campaigns, for,,presideqn._ ......9mneyp.and .Rove can play~a
The recent departure of two college presidents from two of "voter suppression." That's like wards big labor. That's just the combined. Is that Obern's, fault very constructive rolin the re-
Florida's HBCUs, Bethune-Cookman University and Florida saying Pee Wee Herman is bul- way it is. Romney is beginning also? Just a question. shaping of the party. But they
Memorial University, have simply put an exclamation point lying Shaquille O Neal -totally to sound more and more like Obviously Romney sees must accept that the Ameri-
on the problems our schools now face. implausible if not impossible. Donald Trump; and I, for one, nothing wrong when he prom- can people roundly rejected
MittRomey old is arg am eginin to unehimoutised gifts to the wealthy (tax, their view of America and the4'
We can no longer claim that our HBCUs provide a family etfnnilcnrbtr nlk oTup
envronent-- owwhie te =arets tht gver thsea conference call last week, Romney is better than this, or its), pro-lifers (overturning Roe chose not to, they will become
schools are failing to lead by example. It is time to reinvest in The Obama campaign was so I thought. In his two presi- v. Wade), etc. So, let me see if I as the tinkling cymbal or the
our HBCUs with our time, talent and treasure. But we must following the old playbook of dential campaigns, Obama. understand Romney's position sounding brass; full of sound




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BLACKS MUST CONTROL THEIR OWN DESTINY 3A THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012
1~o forgo oliay
TIThanks to workers whofoeohld-s
ret Thursday is Thanksgiving with their loved ones. Miami Lately, public employees hav- of your home because
f ~~~~~~~~Day and millions of people in International Airport staff ing been getting a bad rap from Waste employees decided todyThuasofCtc n-Wiet'treht
Miami-Dade County will cel- have been preparing all year to politicians, governors and the stay home and celebrate the
ebrate the holiday with family deal with the increase in traf- private sector. Their work of- long weekend with their fami-
and friends. 'But while most fic and passengers that will ten goes unnoticed and many lies and friends? As the saying
" .. of us will be celebrating, oth- be passing through. "'Finally, feel unappreciated and under goes, "you don't miss your wa-
ers Will be working a normal ter until your well runs dry."
!~dyThuad of Ciy Con While it's true that some of u eedo ulcsmo
i ty and State workers will rise hil tstu htsm o sdpn npbi us depend on public services
, ealy and report for work. Law services more than others, they are important to more than others, they are im-
--" "nfrcemenit officers will be us all. As we' give thanks'this holiday remember, to portant to us all. As we give
patrolling our streets making thanks this holiday, remem-
sure we are safe as they do ev- acknowledge the many employees that will remain on the ]0b. ber to acknowledge the many
ery day. Emergency dispatch- '"employe es that will remain on
ers will be on the job waiting to the job. There is no doubt in'
assist us with any crisis that Jackson Health Care Hospital valued. Many routinely put my mind they will be there to
mayf aieMii-Dade Tran- employees will be ready for any their lives* on the line for the provide us with the best qual-
' I sit bus and train operators will trauma that may come their residents in this community. ity service on Thanksgiving
be transporting passengers to way -over the Thanksgiving Sadly last week, Miami-Dade 'and every other day. Happy,
A Their destination as they do Holiday. These are just some of Transit train operator George Thanksgivingl
%W ID : 365 days a year. Department the public employees that put Andrews lost his life while on Queen Brown is a freelance
= Up of Corrections employees will -our needs before their own on the job. Imagine what would writer, a motivational speaker
%!, /also be on duty making sure holidays and every day of the happen if you had to live with and a traihied crime victim's ad-
family members get to visit year. the smell of garbage in front vocate.
Wil obm put Backs onhist w o- list.
In the 2012 presidential elec- with resources and programs day out of the debt he owes address the pvr
"- tion, 93 percent of Blacks voted that are 'sustainable and rel- Black America. After four years lack of education in the Black
for President Obama and the evant. Blacks need better jobs, of being sidelined and silenced, community.
1kr~ ~e Democratic Party. TFhe leaders better schools, safer communi- it's. time to get loud. We have to The day after Obama won.
e' in the Black community must ties an d organizations that can be willing toengage even if we the election,, Hispanic politi-
tee to ork ov
oe ~ae. borrow the' Hispanics' talking communicate and enhance the are the last of the loud." cal and business leaders held
Spin ts, and say to the presi- lives of our children and youth. 'For four years under the a national media conference
" S~a dent, "We helped you now you In the 2012 presidential elec- Obama administration Blacks call to make it clear that theyhepnor
hel us." There is another o-saved the president in some
ganized political demographic ." key battleground states. A sur-
/ that supported and delivered It is My oeta ntePeietsscn em ewl vey of Hispanib voters by the
1 v~tes b ver'90 pecent" Dur-develop a comprehensive prograrn that is focused on the fr aiDcs~sfud
ing the'election and throughout --.that Hispanics pushed Obama
the present' firt tem, tereBlack community. Urban communities have unique prob- ovrteopnClraFo-
were limited meetings with the .lems that musttbe addressed with resources and programs that ida and Nevada where they
., ,Congressional Black Caucus, aestinlendrevtturned out in unusually high
AZ .ON and very few meetings speci Ifi- arssanbeadrlvn.numbers. It is time that Blacks
Y UL Z .CNETIUcally geared to Black business- put pressure on the President
es, the physical state of Black and demand more funding for
:' p . America, the health of Black tion, it appeared that the Black have the highest unemploy- our communities. The state of
' "America, Blacks and the edu- vote did not matter because ment percentages and our Black America must be front
....cational system and prisons that coalition was a given. communities' wealth is suffer- and center and we must in-
and drugs in the Black com- Even though Blacks turned out hag the most in the economy. crease the volume of our de-
munity. It is My hope that in in record numbers, they were In many of the urban cities the mands. We helped the Presi-
1the President's second term, he given little attention. Blacks male unemployment numbers dent win the election and now
A. rIAS will develop a comprehensive are the President's most loyal 'are over 50 percent and there he must improve the quality of
program -that is focused on the constituency. As the great potaemor sigeWomenhue iefrorcmuiy
Black community. Urban com- Gwendolyrn Brooks said, "Re- holds living in poverty.It is crit- Roger Caldwell is the CEO of
S munities have unique prob- spectfully, somebody has to re- ical in Obama's second term On Point Media G roup in Orla n-
Slems that must be addressed mind the president day in and that he develops programs that do.
Healingou nation should be top priority
The democrats have dealt period." The reality is that al- site directions? There must be been asking our politicians to
',with the republicans and right most half the nation voted for a better Way to harness the po- reach across the allies; don't
wing extremist a resounding the other party, and most of tential brain power that would we have an obligation to reach
defeat in the Nov. 6th election. those people felt they were right be 'manifested if we were all put to our neighbors with dif-
Nevertheless, the victors must and we (democrats) were wrong. suppose to be moving forwar 'd. -ferent views and begin to have
resist the temptation to take a With all the challenges fac- It appears to me that if we civil conversations with one,
Is ff eA lnW es eo n e~ "in your face" attitude. That is; ing nation and even our planet, .are to "heal this nation" and another?
the lln etrcou tde__a _,"We won, you lost, therefore, can we afford to have people in help one another, we must
justa w ste f txpa er'sdolars? yohav to o wat e wat, he sme oatrowig i opp- sartwithdiaogu. Wehav ShetonH. llwod.,LCS




4A THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012 IIBLACKS MUST CONTROL THEIR OWN DESTINY
Rilya Wilson case goes to trial
By Curt Anderson for. But it wasn't until last July
Associated Press that caseworkers were required
to go beyond simply taking a
More than a decade after fos- picture at those visits and get
ter child Rilya Wilson's disap- cri 'tical updates about how the
pearance shook up the state Is child is doing in school, whether
child welfare system, the car- they have any medical concerns
giver accused of killing the girl or how they are f'aring socially
is finally set to go on trial in in the home.
a, highly circumstantial case Former Miami Herald pub-
hinging on jail inmates who say lisher David 'Lawrence, who
they heard the woman confess.,APooMaiHrlmrc onBn chaired a task force, that ex-MITR NE ALYN
Jury selection is set to begin --P Pht/im ead aieCh adamined the agency's failings in TTO NEPALR N
Monday in the trial of Ger alyn In this 2005 file photo, children. hold posters of missing child Ri- Rilya's case, said the case did'
Graham, which is expected to lya Wilson at the Caleb Center in Miami, during a birthday party lead to important reforms, but t fn
lat bot igt ees.Gr-thrown by community leaders to remember what would have been problems remain. O
ham, 66, has pleaded not guilty her ninth birthday. More than a decade after the foster child 's In 2011, 10-year-old Nubia
to first-degree murder and has dspernecueasttgoen nthkutilisfalyBarahona was found dead in to rite of t e G O
written letters to judges insist- dspernecueastegoen nthautilisialyher adoptive father's pickup 0 w e o h O
ing she is innocent. She faces scheduled to begin for the caregiver accused of killing the little girl; truck. Subsequent investiga-,
life in prison if convicted. tionrevealed that she was rou- I o ie u b rn r hy r
"I've never hurt a soul in my tinely abused and that signs' If o 'ienu b rn to l ar
life," she said in one letter. were missed by her casework- R p l p tfv
Rilya's body has never been ers. Her adopted parents have R p blicans still strongly comp ttv
found. Police have no witnesses pleaded -,not guilty to murder oU th se o ngn m
to any killing and scant physical Ch arges and could get the death. io o rh et Congress,, ins m
evidence. The crux of the case pA enat r n i e eh
are alleged confessions Graham"Aherheeipepewo a ast ya ealod m n t
made to fellow jail inmates that didn't want to be bothered by B o apelcabr wthdfo eo
she killed Rilya and buried her the system. It is beyond a tr Iag- BDoCapelcharaichedbficanDemo-e
body near a lake. ic situation," Lawrence said of Itstm o smbdrop a t o R0 epiantsor
"It is always problematic for both cases. "You still need com- t's tie oforsomeboon topthan 70Re-t)
the government when it has] passion, decency and common pulcn reietaIsso tsasowth tngbcue
to bild cae onjailous sene."III volunteer. We've had a lot so mchas been made about
snitches," said Robert Jarvis, In Graham's case, the star of soul-searching -mostly by the Hispanic vote this year, that
a lw po~sor t Nva out- p'oscuton itnss illbe conservative pundits suggest- six of the 10 states with the
eastern University who has fol- ] Robin Lunceford, 'a career crim- igteGPms.ete aehgetH~ai ouain
lowed the case over the years. ainal who had been sentenced to reality about changing 'voter have GOP governors.
"In the, end, the government GERALYN GRAHAM RILYA WILSON life behind bars before reveal- demographics or prepare for its In any event, while this
may lose, particularly if Gra- An investigation showed that welfare workers and children in ing Graham's purported con- demise as a force in American doesn't" sound like. a political
ham can present. areasonable a DCF caseworker, Deborah the agency's care. fession. Lunceford's sentence politics. party onits last legs, it'sno time
alternative explanation for Ri- Muskelly, did not make re- In addition, legislators re- was reduced to 10 years after I've been arguing from "the for Rep ublicans to get compla-
lya' 'diapparane."quired monthly visits to the quired DCF to contract out.-h aefrar.Sei o middle for at least three decades cent. Because if they don't hold
Grahamrs' home for more than casework to private organiza- sceue o ees nMrh tha t Republicans need to reach their ground in 2014, they will
DCF CASEWORKER LIED a year, even th ough she was il- tions, which experts said has 2014. out to people who don't look like be depicted once again as a par-
Rilya was born Sept. 29, ing reports and telling judges contributed to a 28 percent Lunceford told detectives most of'them, so that deduction ty in decline.
1996, to a homeless cocaine the girl was fine., Muskelly was drop in the overall number of that Graham, whom she had doesn't strike me exactly as a And they have more ground
addict. The girl's name was an eventually placed on five years' kids in care since Rilya disap- befriended, was talking to her eureka moment. Nor do I think todefend. Only in the U.S. Sen-
acronym for' "remember I love probation, after pleading guilty peared. The state pays those from an adjacent cell and "broke it :explains..What happened on aterare the Democrats defending
you always." She was taken into to official misconduct for falsi- organizations around a half bil- down, said she couldn't take it Nov. 6. more: seats 20 to tlhe Repub-
state custody -when 'she was fying time sheets. lion dollars a year. anymore, that she had killed I can't speak for the .country, 1. cans" 13.
less than 2 months old. The 'case had far broader "That was the event that the little girl and buried .her Ibut after being exposed to liter- Will it be better to run irn 2014
The girl was last seen in.2001 ramifications, leading to the drove privatization, for all near her home." Lunceford said all Iy .thousands of political ads as an incumbent, or a &hal-
living in a home shared by Ger- resignation of theri-DCF di- practical purposes, and truly Graham told her she smoth- and sev .eral high-energy cam- !enger? That ;depends on :many
alyn Graham and Pamela Gra- rector Kathleen Kearney and changed case management," ered Rilya with a pillow because paign rallies, I can say that Re- things,i especially the economy
ham, who are not related. When launching of several reforms, said current DCF Secretary Da- the girl insisted on wearing a publican Mitt Romney lost the and how much it's tied to Presi-
it was discovered in 2002 that including a new missing child vid Wilkins. Cleopatra costume for Hallow- pivotal state of Ohio because his dent Barack Obama. The New
she was no longer living there, tracking system linked to the Caseworkers are now re- ten rather than going as an an- campaign underestimated both York Times has calculated that
the Grahams claimed a Depart- Florida Department of Law En- quired to visit a child'monthly gel. A second inmate also will th powe fiegatie andet e- pthge toins ote movd.
meit of, Children and Families forcement. State lawmakers and carry GPS units that stamp testify that Graham confessed inamda in!h eo ecnaepit o- h ih
worker had taken her for medi- also made it illegal to falsify a date and location to make to the killing in another con'ver- crats' get-out-the-vote machine. N0ov. 6, even, as they re-elected-
cal tests and never returned. eod fvst ewe hl ueeeycidi cone sation. It's no more complicated than Obamna. Is there something that
that,, and the proof lies in one would move them .further to the
number; Romney received a]- right in 2014?
most 100,000 fewer Ohiol votes"
than did Johrn McCain, "who in BEWARE OF OBAMACARE
Is he oti g R gh s A t d ome 9 2008 ra one of the least-in- My best guess is that the
Is -he ~tinRig ts ct d om edT ,spired campaigns I've ever seen. continuing implementation of
9 But that's ancient history. Obamacare will be a large is-
Looking -ahead is more inter- sue in the midterm elections,
By'NathanielI Persily Ala., concerns Section 5 of the Specifically, the constitutional that the historic obstacles to' mi- esting,'especially .if you study just as the initial passage of the;
act, which requires some states. standard for enforcing civil rights nority voting rights like literacy a national map of political of- legislation' affected Democrats'
Does the re-election of.the first and jurisdictions (mostly in the has become more restrictive, re-, tests and poll taxes have been ficeholders and have an appe- nAegatively in 2010. 1 don't know
Black president mean the Voting South) to seek permission from quiring such laws to be propor- eliminated. The much discussed riefrnmeS o nyaewhether itl1 be positive or ea
Rights Act of 1965 is urmeces- the federal government before tional to the constitutional evil rise in the minority share of the R epublicans still strongly corn- rice, moving voters left or right,
sary rand perhaps unconstitu- -they can implement any law re- they seek to prevent or remedy. 'electorate testifies to the decisive petitive'from the courthouse to but if it's the latter .the Repub-
tiona1? The Supreme Court's lated to voting. If a voter-ID law, As a result, the court has struck electoral power that previously Congress, in some areas they licans will be able to run an "I
decision last week to consider a redistricting plan or other elec- down or narrowed the Religious disenfranchised communities also are dominant. For example, told you so" campaign.
constitutional challenge to a key tion law is seen as worsening the Freedom Restoration Act, the now possess. Even if the presi- they control: And even if they give up some
section, of the act suggests that position of racial minorities, then Americans With Disabilities Act dlent received only 15 percent of 3b of 50 governorships, in- ground in 2014, there's always
a perverse outcome of the 2012 the Department of Justice or a and the Age Discrimination in the white vote in Alabama and 11 cluding those in seven of the 10 2016 to look forward to. Obama
campaign may be that President federal court in Washington will Employment Act. percent in Mississippi, according most populous st ates, will be defying history if he ends
Obama's victory spells doom for not allow the voting change to go Relying on this restrictive start- to exit polls, he was able to as- 27 of 49 state House of Rep- his second term more success-
the civil rights law most respon- into effect. Earlier this year, for dard, challengers to the act at- semble a diverse winning coali- t resentatives '(Nebraska has a fullythan his first. '
Sible for Black enfranchisement. example, a federal court struck gut, with some reason, that the tion elsewhere. unidameral, non-partisan' legis- Republicans, meanwhile, have
The central question in the down Texas's recently enacted list of covered Jurisdictions no President Obama's re-election, 1ature). a pretty gocfd-looking stable of
constitutional debate is whether yoter-ID, law and Congressional longer resembles the "America's or the circumstances of any pres- 28 of 49 state senates. potential candidates that in-
times ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~~ 9 haveA -hage enoug .4in+ A--itri4in ---- on-I tha basis. MotWAe"ovtn-ihsienilrcsoleirlvn A^ --a maort in th- clud mi-ore they just




BLACKS MUST CONTROL THEIR OWNX DE.sTIN't 5A THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012
Macy's Thanksgivng Day Parade adds interactive elements
New app by MyCity Way, Live Social TV content powered by zeebox erwhreprienc tow secondhscreen~setcev- ikthe TVulnviewer'srevnultimateedside- dand addeytheir voices to the Pa-
and Parade Pop-Up Shops are set to bring fans closer to the spectacle unfolds on the NBC-TV national the-scenes Parade content from The 86th Annual Macy's
broadcast, zeebox app users various sources while they Thanksgiving Day Parade kicks-
NEW YORK The nation's for collectible Macy's Parade will have relevant Parade con- watch. Viewers can also invite off the holidays on Thursday,
most cherished holiday spec- merchandise including appar- SECOND SCREEN tent presented to them in real- their friends to join them to chat Nov. 22 at 9 a.m. For more infor-
tacle goes interactive, as the el, toys, unique Parade-themed BIG PICTURE time on their second screens. live during the broadcast. With mation on the Macy's Thanks-
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Pa- tablet covers and even emergen- The Parade of magic will reach The experience is available for social viewing, Parade fun facts, giving Day Parade, please visit
rade launches a host of initia- cy clown noses, for those goofy even more screens this year as iPhone, iPod9J Touch, iPadV special polls and more, zeebox www.macys.com/parade or call
tives to bring fans closer to the moments when a red nose is Macy's partners with zeebox to and Android devices or at zee- makes TV even better by allow- the Parade hotline at 212-494-
magic this November. From a most in- need. bring an exclusive content ex- box.com. The free app serves as ing spectators to interact with 4495.
dedicated App by MyCityWay to
its partnership with zeebox and
to the launch of Pop-Up Shops,
the Macy's Parade is set to give
fans new ways to experience
Amnerica's, Parade.
The 86th Annual Macy's
Thanksgiving Day Parade App,
powered by MyCityWay will de-
but a new feature that allows s
fans to make themselves into
a Parade Elf balloon. (Photo:
Business Wire)
"The Macy's Parade has al-
ways been about creating magi-
cal experiences that touch mil-
SELF-O RlAT IC
Become a Mc :rode Slloonl
A
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The 86th Annual Macy's Thanks-
giving Day Parade App, powered by
MyCityWay will debut a new feature
that allows fans to make themselves
into a Parade Elf balloon.
lions of spectators," said Amy
Kule, executive producer of
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Pa-
rade. "This year, in addition to
an amazing line-up .of balloon
characters, floats and perform-
ers, spectators in New York or in
homes nationwide will be ableA
to join the fun and become a
part of the spectacular. Whether
it's through our enhanced mo-
bile app, the up-to-the minute A
behind the scenes content and
interactivity of our new social
television platform on zeebox, or
the opportunity to take a pieces
of the pageantry home from our
new Pop-Up Shops, this year
spcators have fun new ways
to enjoy this national tradition."
PARADE APP-TITUDE' t
Parade fans can kick-off the
multi-platform social experi-
ence by downloading the free'4
Macy's Thanksgiving Day .Pa-
rade App, powered by MyCity-
Way. The app, developed for
lOS and Android devices, will
give live spectators and view-
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6A THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012 BLACKS MUST CONTROL THEIR OWN DESTINY
Judge skeptical about
state prison privatizationinalwutrcty
0Officials say $6oMPlcat57NEScn corFP aiHusg
deficit could be 4sg ititsmsdsr lcs n he htst
avoided with plan Dsg lc nOtbrt
By Associated Press poesoas rdae b rae vSVrna
A skeptical judge last Monday-2dcmnsth sus
raised questions about whether wr trlnl ait
it was legal for the state to move Freape ni ae
ahead with a plan to privatize i, u oe 7ya-l lc
nearly 3,000 jobs in the state's w
prisons.clisseiqieabu
Circuit Judge John Cooperretna e-dor r
spent more than two hours last
Monday hearing a lawsuit from
three public employee unions that a coe 9 h lee
challenged a move by the state's telaigaetifre
prison agency to have private hrn nt eeaal
companies take over prison healthft d osu m ta$ ,9
care operations.
Cooper did not rule from the dpstad$5apia
bench, but said he needed more The Legislature earlier this year narrowly rejected a proposal to privatize more than two dozen 611fet epto
information before he can decide prisons in South Florida.watn-li.Thag t
whehe-a obcuelgisatve Florida. care services for inmates, assert the June. That's when the state's
panel had the authority to sign off Alma Gonzalez, special counsel that approval by the panel was fiscal year ended. inutddotgvhe
on the privatization proposal in for the American Federation of legal. But the Florida Department of suet n ml ai n om ofl u hl
September. State, and Municipal Employees, Last Monday's court hearing Corrections, pointing to another le.Btalclogn-- sewsi h esn f
That panel known as the said after the hearing that the was the last go-round over prison section of state law, contends it ainttfghsuar fce
Legislative Budget Commission state could not "play it fast and privatization that has been the can move ahead with the priva- huigpatcsi un h aedy
granted the Department of Correc- loose" with the livelihoods of state source of ongoing friction between tization plan. without legislative SVRataNwYr 8yarodwiefml
tions permission to spend nearly workers. the administration of Gov. Rick approval. The agency said it only copnthtwste na dErnL islo
$58 million to pay the private Cooper said his initial reading of Scott and unions. needed the approval of the budget 50ui p~etcIo- wn oDsg lc t
companies. state law suggested that in ",plain State legislators back in 2011 panel in order to pay for it. lxfoaledymkig inurab t.aw-e-
Lawyers for the unions con- English" that the panel can tweak had previously approved the priva- DOC officials have previously Dsg lc neial omui.Lwscam
nedthhed te prison gheentir the existing state budget but that tization effort but they tucked it stated that if the state does not t lcs h esn'gh odhr
neeilaed oembakon o the enie a "small group of legislators" can- into the overall state budget. That privatize its health care opera- SVRat rnia w-ht ee vial
Leiltr oebr nte not enact new policy. move sparked a court fight, but a tions for nearly 100,000 inmates GereDonsashhs id i e-fllutaom
erieratisatinarolyn Th eitre- Lawyers for the state, as well as judge this summer declared the it will create a deficit in the state's nosentecmlitha'nlu da e-
jearler thya aroo ly ere an attorney for one of the compa- case over because the outsourcing prison budget by more than $60budeishscmays onbutow onse
etha tw osazen prinsize Soth nies seeking to take over health. provision had expired at the end of million. rdiigBak.wne omv n ei
can't dicrmnae espen theon ofin aprtenthde
Deerfield woman abducted by patientAsasHipncad tI eswllshveer
Latoya eak idnppedandbad."
Lato ya eak idn ppedandBy all accounts, the two had
~~~~~~no romantic relationship. c o n a tM l i s l
threatened for rejecting client Rattrayold single motheraofaosidee~x-year" o fB rnr:a o f
By Tanya Alanpz too 'shook up to leave, Rattray a stalker, having re-
"She doesn't want to see any- ceived numerous ernails and
Panicked and scared Latonya body; she doesn't want to talk to, phone calls from him, detectives am" .....tntk ll., ..... .
Peak laid for hours on the floor anyone," Peak's maternal aunt, said. By-Lisa Cornwell
of a "filthy" apartment where an Gloria Pressley, said Tuesday Peak told police .she had Associated Press
armed man. she'd befriended at morning. "She doesn't even want known Rattray for more than a
work repeatedly threatened to to come outside. She's trau- yearand had given-him her cell- The son of Bernard Madoff s longtime accountant, who himself plead-
kill her for rejecting his romantic matized. She's in shock. She phone number, but changed it ed guilty to securities fraud in the scandal centered on the disgraced
advances. thought she was going to die." after his persistent requests for financier, has committed suicide in central Ohio, authorities said.
The seven-hour ordeal began 911 recordings released by the. VIN$ONJEROME RATrRAy a date turned to harassment, a Jeremy Friehling, 23, was found dead at his apartment of a self-
when a masked man who police Broward Sheriffs Office, replay police report said. inflicted gunshot. wound last Thursday in Columbus, where he was a
say was Vinson Jerome Rattray the frantic pleas for help from, ing from lunch about 1 p.m. Peak told police and her aunt second-year student at Ohio State's medical school, police there said.
Jr. abducted Peak at gunpoint Peak's co-worker, identified in a when- she noticed a car following that Rattray said he was going to There was no indication that the Madoff investment scandal had any-
in the parking lot behind the police report as S. Walker. her as she drove back to work -at kill her, forced her into his car thing to do with the suicide, Franklin County Coroner Jan Gorniak
health clinic where she worked. Walker described the gunman the Amadeo Trinchitella Clinic and made her drive to an apart- said. She said Friehling left a note that just said that he was sorry.
He forced her to run every red as-having a bandanna over his next to Deerfield High School. In ment complex at 3331 Coral Police detective Jay Fulton confirmed Sunday that Friehling left a
light from Deerfield Beach to the face. the parking lot, a masked gun- Springs Drive. -I note but would not give details about its contents.
Coral Springs apartment com- "He was jumping out of the car man emerged from the car and There he made her lie on the The Friehling family declined to comment aind "asks that their pri-
plex where he held her captive with the gun and running after the women ran in separate direc- floor and repeatedly threatened vacy be respected at this difficult time," Andrew Lankier, an attorney for
until a SWAT team negotiated her," she said*. "The car is gone.. tions. The gunman hightailed it to kill her for rejecting him, the Brerlng' ahr aidff day.etdi 08adlae ditdta
his peaceful surrender about 8 1 don't know if she's in the car after Peak. police report said. Bnestmnr business was aested io00 ndlar o mite c h a heis
p.m. last Monday. with him ... I don't know. I just Pressley said her niece initially Pressley said her niece de- istendto busnes yeas n miiondollar so'narkMf coie t-a
Rattray, 32, is now jailed with- know we need help ... I just. ran, thought Rattray was a random scribed the apartment as "a very stenucede to Decemear21,hnin is in prion Newof sYoMr a or cit-
out bond, facing five charges I just ran." robber, but when his mask came filthy place" and said Rattray re- rtmsiien cme 00 agn imefi i e okCt
ranging from kidnapping to ag- Pressley said her niece re- off while the two struggled and peatedly expressed his desire. to aprtelnft heDvd.fNwCtNe oklae ulyi
gravated stalking. counted the terrifying ordeal like Peak recognized him as a former -date her. She said police used 209tocrithie s fhraid, cagsdof s accunan Ciyfeor pleaerlty ode
Peak, 28, meanwhile, is holed this: patient who had been badgering the GPS on her niece's cellphone cades, he quickly came under scrutiny after the financier's spectacular
up in her Fort Lauderdale home, Peak and Walker were return- her for a date, "she knew it was to track them to the apartment. scare came to light.




BLACKS MUST CONTROL THEIR OWN DESTINY 7A, THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012
Food stamps challenge
COULD YOU FEED YOURSELF ON $31.50 A WEEK?
By Lois K. Solomon ly too expensive; she said she
bought one banana for 24 cents
A few dzen.Pal.Beach I ate it so carefully," Nim-
Couny Jws fundit amos r ;;hauser said. "I was so hungry.
Cont Jews fondittecs atdn
impossible to eat fresh foods last NO i I had to put food back at the
week. Their diet: Peanut butter, checkout counter because Ilwas se
beans, bread and eggs, pasta over budget, and the cashier. e k n r t c e
and sauce, tuna. was not happy. I understood the"
They took the Jewish Com- shame of it."st t s so3 t
munity Food Stamp Challenge, Rabbi David Steinhardt, of statu is_ N ovo __ _r
vowing to feed themselves for B'nai Torah Congregation in
the week on only $31.50, the Boca Raton, who took the chal- The 1i MiamiDade CounyOffice ofCommumnityAdvocacyen-
average government benefit re- lenge with his wife, Tobi, said he courages eligible Haitian nationals who wishl to remain inth
ceived by individual people on learned how few healthful foods U.S. to apply o netnio fterTmprr rtce
are~ avilbl for tigh buges.t enso 0thealine.rr Pered
food stamps. Several national' ,.aravlbeonfhtudts Status (TPS) before ,the NoveibrOhdaln' e !
Jeis chrte urgd emer He said he had trouble finding treats may, also apply for a new !Employmet Authorzto
tois haritiaes inrged challenge unprocessed breads, peanut Document (EAD) when they apply for a TPS eesion.-Hai-
tobute withoupat adde suga channgd
last week, including the. Jewish tbte ihu de ua n ian nationals whodonot reregister before te deadline will
Council for Public Affairs, which .[ free-range eggs that fit his allow- not be eligible t xtn their .TPS lor to receive new employ-
rallied rabbis across the coun- ace. (ment docuents
try, said Benjamin Suarato, a -photo by Carline Jean "It's leading me to think about Th~e US.JDeprten ,ofHomelad Securty as exted
council spokesman. RuhRlsJws aiySrieepoesBt eie etthe food industry," Steinhardt .... frHiioraaditional 18. months. The extension wil
Suarato said more than 50 RuhRlsJws aiySrieepoesBt eie et said. "The system doesn't sup- B id l2;0 cesu
communities and 150 rabbis -and Danielle Hartman eat breakfast from their $31 a week food port healthy eating. I also realize beginJanry2,01anedJuy2,04.Scsfl
participated this year, the chal- stamp budget. Part of the National Food Stamp Challenge. how much I waste typically and appliatswl ha! oninuus eided in te U.S, since
lenge's fourth year. how expensive it is to go out to Jnuaryl 12d01 P eei iga who re-ri b
The challenge came at the stamps has ballooned 300 per- in their' stomachs until they eat." -Nvme 0adaecretyhligavldED ilas
same time a new report showed cent since 2008. 1 tried to eat on-a poverty budget. Rabbi Ed Bernstein, of Temple reev.....inl i ots fepoyeteiiblt.I
the number of South Floridians Jews in South Florida have Cindy Orbach Nimhauser, Torah west of Boynton Beach, P reqtd -eist t areteligie ee ivea EAD with
on food stamps grew last month long connected with the plight development director at Ruth -had to go heavy on the starch: theexp irtodaeJl2,204
by 17,000, totaling more than 1 of the hungry. For years, Jewish Rales Jewish Family Service He said he got three meals out Inlterese proshulgotthe U.S. Citizenship and
million, according to the state agencies have organized kosher west of Boca Raton, said she ate of a box of pancake mix. He said Immgato Sevcswb~twwuscis.gov/tps for more
Department of Children and meal services for the elderly and Cheerios, peanut butter and jel- his congregation has embraced inot ina bu th P xeso and eligibility r'equire-
Families. In Palm Beach Coun- food banks.But some said they ly sandwiches and pasta. Fresh sever,) challenge-related activi- ments.;. ;4:i.,i i!i: lii
ty, the number of people on food had never felt truly unsatisfied fruits and vegetables were most- ties.-
Ethics questions reach
top echelons of military,
Three commanders under
investigation or face reprimand
ByTom Vanden Brook er, director of the 2 1st Century
Defense Initiative at the Brook-
Washington --Three of the ings Institution. "We've unfor-;3
U.S. military's most senior lead- tunately seen the same thing in
ers are embroiled in an ethics business, politics, sports, etc.
scandals, a black eye for an in- on a regular basis. The differ-
stitution that prides itself on in- ence is, I guess, we've come to.
; :......i!,:i )i~:.i;: tegrity, expect the worst in these other
, .: The latest, Marine Gen. John once respected institutions, sad-
-M iai -d Allen, the top commander in Af- ly even in the church." GEN. WILLIAM "KIP" WARD ADM. JAMES STAVRIDIS
!i !i iii~i~ilghanistan, is under investiga- Michael O~anlon, a military
:i tion for more than 20, 000 pages analyst also at the Brookings Command, was hammered by It was Allen whose disclosures
! l;i' :,, :of material, including e-mails Institution, advised. caution in another inspector general's re- to USA TODAY. about the suc-
te a c h e r s to s e sent. to Jill Kelley, the woman assessing Allen's case and draw- port for lavish travel and im- cess of Mine'Resistant Ambush
ii~::: :i! ,: .: :;? !involved in the scandal that led ing any larger conclusions about proper use of military transpor- Protected trucks in protecting
i: ii!!iil'David Peiraeus to resign asCIA military leadership. nation and staff. The report said troops from roadside bombs
! director. Allen succeeded Petrae- "I remain strongly of the view Ward and his wife had staff pick caught the attention of then-
si r a is e;:? us in Kabul. that Gen. Allen is innocent until. up their laundry and do their Defense secretary Robert Gates,
ii~i !iii i~i~,!ii! The two did not appear to have proven guilty and I am of the shoppig who made them the Pentagon's
Veern to : receive 75 ere o te ude a romantic relationship, said a view that he pro Ibably isn't guilty On last Tuesday, a senior U.S. top priority.
i@,::':! }!'!, i:i~iisenior Pentagon official who of anything at all," O'Hanlon official said that Defense Secre- Allen quickly ascended the
car cotriutins ase o of anonymity because of the in-' before even fashioning hypoth- Ward of a star, which means beginning in 2008 spent three
esigain iitr a aksee. that, he will retire as a three- years based in Tampa as deputy
Teaher acossMiaii- an saaryinceas inth adultery illegal. An Associated Two other members of the top star lieutenant general, and that command er of Central Com-
mrei thirachcs in-toth ppe. ha ws Press report Tuesday morning brass face ethics probes of their he will repay the government mand.
Ii ,: called the e-mails "flirtatious." own. $82,000. The official spoke on Tampa is also Kelley's home,
is ekte vtdo onenfrmaytahr A]lIlen is married and has chil- Adm. James Stavridis, head of condition of anonymity because where she acted as an unpaid
three-yea cotac.wh eaehywol hv dren. European Command, was criti- the official was not authorized to social liaison to the military.
$3 iloni ase nte i ailys eat insur Experts speculate that these cized last week in a Pentagon discuss a personnel matter. Allen had been scheduled for
irs ya corig o ES4 acede o 30 aie alleged lapses may stem from inspector general's report that Allen is one of the military's a Senate confirmation hearing
:. e, the sense of entitlement in the cited his use of military aircraft star officers. He gained promi- this week for his new post: suc-




8A THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012 -BLACKS MUST CONTROL THEIR OWNN DESTINY
P' MIAMI'S COLORED WEEKLY i
Theodore T. Jones Jr., judge
on New York's top court, dies,.
By Dennis Hevesi witness identification pro-
cedures by requiring that
Theodore T. Jones Jr., a lineups be administered by
judge on New York State's an investigator who .does
highest court, the Court of not know the suspect's
Appeals, who as a lower- identity. The bill is spon-
court judge in 2005 clashed, sored by Assemblyman Jo-
with New York City's tran- seph R. Lentol, a Democrat
sit union during a three- from Brooklyn.
day strike that shut down Another measure would
subways and buses at the expand defense lawyers'
height of the holiday season, access to DNA evidence.
died on Tuesday at his home DiFiore said that on a
in New City, N.Y., in Rock- panel whose members held
land County. He was 68. widely divergent views,
The cause was a heart at- Judge Jones had the abil- i/
tack, his secretary, Dora' ity to "find ways to round :;
Hancock, said. the edges and bring people.
Judge Jones, a leading to consensus."
proponent of measures to Theodore Theopolis
prevent wrongful convic- X "Jones Jr. was born in
tions, was appointed to the _L IBrooklyn on March 10,
appeals court in 2007 by 1944, to Theodore and
Gov. Eliot Spitzer. But he .-.: :...Hortense Parker Jones.
caeto wide public atten- The family later moved
tion two years earlier as a to Jamaica, Queens. His
State Supreme Court justice mother was a teacher and
in Brooklyn when Local 100 Courlt of Appeals Judge Theodore Jones had served New York State's court system ably since his father worked for the
of the Transport Workers 1990. Long Island Rail Road, be-
Union defied his injunction coming a station -master at
and staged the city's first in jail'for contempt of court. Government should reflect Jones in an interview on Pennsylvania Station.
transit strike in a quarter- Justice Jones castigated "the diversity of our society," Wednesday. "He had the Judge Jones graduated ii(
century. both sides in the dispute, Spitzer said in appointing passion, the energy and from Hampton University,
The justice had made the saying the strike was a low Judge Jones, who was Black, the practical skills to de- a historically Black college
ruling un 'der the state's point in labor relations. but the governor added that velop solutions to what in Virginia, and received his
Taylor Law, which prohib- "Many people suffered se- his foremost criterion in once seemed an intractable law degree from St. John's
its public employees from verely," he said. "Working making the choice was "who problem." University. He served in
striking. For three days New people of the city and the met- would be 'the best jurist." The task force's 22 mem- the Army in Vietnam from
Yorkers walked, rode bikes, ro area took it in the neck.- n20,tecifjdebr nld ugs rs 1967 to 1969 and became
car-pooled and even skate- of the court, Jonathan ecutors, defense lawyers, a criminal defense lawyer
boarded to work as shopping 2007 TRANSIT STRIKE Lippman, chose Judge legislators, forensic scien- for the Legal Aid Society
slowed and businesses suf- Justice Jones was ap- Jones and Janet DiFiore, tists and police officials. and in private practice.' He ,
fered. pointed an associate judge the Westchester County was elected to the State Su-
When a tentative contract on the seven-member Court district attorney, to lead MANDATE VIDEOTAPING preme Court in Brooklynn
agreement was reached on of Appeals, shortly after Gov- the *newly created Justice One member, Peter j. in 1989 and re-elected in
Dec. 22, Justice Jones said ernor Spiter took office. Six Task Force, with the goal of Neufeld, who is co-director .2003.
he was "hopeful that we will months earlier, Spitzer's .pre- reducing wrongful convic- of the Innocence Project, He is survived by his wife
be able to salvage Christ- decessor, George E. Pataki, tions. said that among the mea- of 45 years, the former
mas." had declined to renominate' 'I can't think of anyone sures the panel had pro- Joan Hogans; two sons,
Three months later, he Judge George Bundy Smith, more committed to equalI posed was a bill that would Wesley and Theodore III; a .
fined the union $2.5 million leaving the court without a justice for everyone who mandate videotaping of brother, Lawrence; a sister,
and sentenced its president, Black jurist for the first time enters our courts," Judge interrogations in serious Theodora Blackrmon; and ,j
Roger Toussaint, to 10 days since 1985. Lippman said of Judge crimes and improve eye- two grandchildren.
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Students become advocates for homeless friends
YOUTH M-DCP schools throughout the fact that she now lives with an said Northwestern senior, La-
continued from 1A County. Where did they live? older sister after their mother mar Mitchell.
In shelters, motels, vehicles, died earlier this year. Shoniece Bennett, a student
signs that said, 'End Homeless- campgrounds, trailers, aban- "Being homeless does not at Carol City said she wishes
ness.' Then we had over 1,000 doned buildings and on the mean being less than human," she -could talk to President
high school students participate sre. she said. "I know I could be Obama about the challenges
in pep rallies at the Universit "We try to keep students in iN in their shoes. We have been facing homeless youth.
of Miami and Florida Memorial th colo rgno h coltaught~that it doesn't help to ol s i o ege
University. The goal is to coun- that is in their best interest so give money to people on the up and what he saw during his
ter the myths About homeless- that they have as much consis- ,s, ;.streets that say they're home- youth," she said. "He says he
ness, expose, the kids to those tency as possible," said Debo- %less. If they really are homeless lived a normal childhood but I
who were once homeless and rah Monilla, district director for and need help, we know how wonder if he really understands
to teach them more appropri- Student Services. "The homeless to connect them with someone how seriously homelessness ef-
ate ways to treat their own peers assistance program is under my that can really help change their fects young people in Miami. I
that attend school each day and purview and I know firsthand lives for the better." would invite him to walk with
are homeless." how difficult it is for these youth *1 At a rally at Florida Memorial. me so I could show him what
to tr tod hi esnsho University, Miss Kimmy and DJ kids are facing."
OVE 500 HOELSS every day while also being -l, Ice, both~from 99 JAMZ, led a Shartrice Lubin, a student at
STUDENTS NEED HELP homeless. We have developed -Miarm Times photo/Joseph Adams packed audience of high school North Miami Beach agreed but
Project Upstart is one of sev- a curriculum that is taught to ALL FOR ONE: Miami Edison senior Gelowe Jean, 18 (1-0) students get energized and edu- with one caveat.
eral programs run by the Foun- all students regardless of age socaebfoertnigothr "SeIwudlvtocom
daton or ew ductio Intia tht or kds re oreseni-walked with her faculty advisor, Delphine Gervais and classmates ;ae beor reunn toterIue oudlv oacm
daton or ew ductio Intia tht or kds re oreseni-communities as part of a sign pany the President through the
fives, Inc., under the auspices tire about the issue. This came during last week's Homeless Awareness Day. brigade. Student ambassadors streets of Miami but I'd take
of the Division of-Student Ser- about after the senseless death serve to be treated with dignity facilitated by Delphine Gervais, from eight high schools includ- him to places that a lot of peo-
vices. They provide services to of Norris Gaynor -- a homeless and respect." an Edison -dum and counselor ing Carol City, ;Jackson and ple don't know about places
homeless students, their fami- man that three Broward County for The Homeless Trust. Jean Northwestern talked about how where kids live that aren't fit for
lies and unaccompanied mi- teens beat to death with a base- YOUTH BECOME says she is committed to helping they can make a difference. humans. Some of the shelters
nors. According to data for the ball bat in early 2006. The key ADVOCATES TO END HOMELESS her classmates who are strug- "We need to build more places need a lot of improvements -and
2011-2012 school year, Project to the lessons our children re- Gelowe Jean, 18, is a senior gling with either drug abuse or like Ca millus House so that kids need to be cleaned up. Those
Upstart identified and provided ceive is that homelessness can at Miami Edison and a two-year homelessness-Jean's story and and even adults can be clean, places and. the people who are
services to 5,711 homeless chil- happen to anyone arnd that even member of the school's Drug her achievements this year are have a safe place to cat and not forced to live there need our
dren and youth who attended those who may be homeless de- Free Youth in Town [DFYT] Club, even more compelling given the have to sleep on the streets," help the most."
Hazng ontnue depit riksRice used as McCain's scapegoat
CRITICISM has the trutothprsdn
FAMNU glass or engage in dangerous ternity Ifor. business majors continued from 1A and the secretary of state," Mc-
continued from 1A drrkn aeand a sorority for health- Cain said. A president, McCain
care majors, have been in- Graham say Rice is not fit to be said, "has a, right to put into.
disusson eldlas wek MRE HANvesigaed ase ontip a secretary of state because she ]place the team that he believes
dsuso hedlswekMRTA etgtdbsdotis-a repeated what she was told to will serve him best."
-the same dyasihp-A GREEK ISSUE sign to Robinson that aware,- a. u osee er ae
pened, that the paper re- While hazing is typically ness is up.. McCain was not always so em- with the Democrat .who dealt
pored school officials were associated with *fraternity All were eventually cleared. phatic about what should dis- him a landslide defeat in 2008
investigating allegations that pledging, Champion's death Some of the reported activi, qualify a presidential nominee,! i still in the White House Mc-
two fraternity, pledges who underscored a growing body ties, such as being forced to from gaining Senate confirmai Ci goestoewrs
had been hospitalized were ofeiec hwn htsadin place for long pc- tion. In 2005, when President While the two Republican sen-
inivolved in hazing. hazing hardly ends. with riods of time, did not meet George W. Bush nominated John ators might prevail in keeping
the Greek system. Of more state statutory requirements Bolton to be his ambassador to : Rice from becoming secretary of
BINGE DRINKING than 11,1000 college stu- for criminal behavior, po-. the United Nations, McCain was state either by forestalling her
Hazig -and binge drink- dents nationwide surveyed lice statements show. In one a high profile defender of the/ nomination or blocking a Senate
1.ni, a related problem --hsin a landmark 2008 study, case, the police wer6" unable then-senior State Department cnimto oe- hi po
roi led the Ithaca, N.Y., cam- 55 ,percent of those students to identify a suspect or vic- official \ Bolton's foes said he was ,sitibn to her almost certainly will
pus since last. year, when involved in clubs, teams or tim. unfit for the job because, among PR:|IN B be seen by many others as proof
sophomore George Desdunes Other organizations had ex-. other things, he allegedly tried to of a GOP war on women.
died in, a fraternity hazing. perienced hazing as part of, NO TRACKING get a State Department analyst to support his own world view. And that will cost Republicans
Even before then, Cornell of- an initiation, and 47 percent 'REQUIREMENT to change an intelligence finding "We need an ambassador who dearly at the polls.
ficials had prided themselves saldthey had been hazed in Hank Nuwer, a profesor at
on their proacive approach high school. Franklin College in I .ndiana
to hazing,.-which included a Researchers are now link- who has written several books T C E S S ILA A L B E
website where hazing viola- ing hazing to high school on the topic, worries that
tions are posted publicly and. bullying,, says University of crackdowns could drive crim-
students could report hazing Maine professor Elizabeth inal behavior underground..,:.:
incidents. Allan, co-author of the 2008 He wants colleges to be more
"Given our best efforts,"we study',anrd co-founder of the" forthcoming, but says many, '
still had a death," says Tra- National Collaborative, for. Wary of lawsuits, are reluctant M. MIA M 1-,0A 0E CHAMISEIR 01F COMMERCI:E
vis Apgar, Cornell's associate Hazing Rese .arch and Pre- to draw attention to problems
dean 0f students. vention, on their campuses. PR E SENTS,
Since then, a task force Allan, who served on a "If the parents do not press *
has developed, recommen- Florida, A&MW University it, the school will be happy to G A L A
dations, which have not yet (FAMU) anti-hazing task have it go, away," says Nuwer,
been Approved, to prevent force, is cautiously hopeful who keeps .a running tab of
hazing and, enforce anti- that students and campus, hazing deaths based on news 0m O:
hazing policies. .For example, officials are no longer dis- accounts.'/
it calls for live-ini advisers missing hazing as mostly By his count, at least one ,. .,. : .., :
incentives focused on aca- 90 too far. in a hazing-related incident
demnic excellence and ran- ."It'used to "be thiat. people since 1970 and about 80 per-:"
dom interviews with newly 'would bring in a speaker or cent of them involve alcohol.
recruited students. have'a workshop on hazing' Nobody knows exactly how iS V ND G E SO M O E M N
Other 'colleges, including. and then they'd move on to prevalent hazing is on cam- S V ND G E SO M O E M N
Yale and Dartmouth, have the next issue," Allan says. puses because nobody is re-, 1TLE SPONSOR: :
similarly'vowed to Itoughen "There is a greater commit- quired to keep track. A small A .




BLACKS MUST CONTROl. THEIR OWN DESTINY [11A THE MIAMI TIMES NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012
Florida Classic- not the same without FAMU band
By Denise-Marie Ordway l Deloris Kinsler -Griffin, a
I retired school teacher from
The absence of FAMU's fa-1 Ocala, had been waiting for a
mous marching band had a glimpse of the drum majors.
bige imac onStra' She also waited for a tribute
Florida Classic football game to Champion that never came.
tha man ha xete. 1 "I said a silent prayer for
Even before fans stepped *: him," she said.
into the Florida Citrus Bowl ROBERT CHAMPION i'i:ii=u, One recognition of last
Stadium, they knew the /:-:year's tragedy came when
crowd would be small. Park- largest football game between FAU' intri president ii '-
ing compared to previous ~two historically black colleg- k ,.....FM nerirsdn
years ca re la to pa reious es. A asked fr a moment of silence
year at eas -wa a reez. before the game started for
One glance at the stands The game wasn't as live- "the victims of hazing and
and it was obvious that half When alumni and other s 4id & bullying everywhere." A brief
the crowd had skipped this Whn BtueC omnsanti-hazing video also was
year's game, likely because temsoe ocdwplayed.
FAMU's Marching 100, sus- teMrhnWidasnr-The Bethune-Cookman
pended because of a hazing gzdtecodwhmuiband did send some love to
that killed drum major Rob- But FAMU had no band to its longtime rival when, dur-
ert Champion last fall, would root for it. ing its halftime performance,
not be performing. The high- Fans also missed the back- band members faced the
energy battle between the and-forth between the bands FAMU side of the stadium
Florida A&M University and during the game. The two The world famous FAMU Marching 100 and formed the letters L-O-
Bethune-Cookman Univer- usually compete to see which V-E.
sity bands at halftime is the can play better and louder "The bands, to me -the Minutes after Grammy- the Florida A&M band," said FAMU fan Rivera Clack,
Classic's main attraction. while the football players bands get people more inter- nominated singer Charlie Robinson, who was a drum who flew in from Detroit with
But the missing band hurt duke it out on the field. ested in the game," said Fish- Wilson took to the stage to fill major for FAMU in the 1970s. her three sisters for the game,
more than just attendance, Even Bethune-Cookman back. in for the Marching 100, Mar- Some fans said they were said it showed her how much
the tally for which came in at fans such as Ja-Net Fish- Some fans did something tin Robinson of Tampa went disappointed that at least support the two schools have
32,317 people -about half back of Georgia and Shelnet- that is often unheard of dur- looking for French fries. some FAMU band members for each other.
the 60,218 fans who came ta Washington of Altamonte ing Classic games -they left He got bored, he said. were not allowed to even walk "The Classic itself -it goes
to Orlando last November for Springs wished the FAMU their seats during halftime to "Three-fourths of the people across the field during half- way beyond the band. Way
what has been the nation's band had been there. visit the concession stands. who come here come to see time. beyond the band," she said.
You're right it's not crack.. it's worse Affair fallout stuns
It's tragic to see kids drink- experimenting at younger and community are moms. young lives.Pe rusb oapr
ing alcohol, smoking marijua- younger ages which is now sci- Research tells us time and Instilling hope, structure,
na or using any other drug. entifically proven to exponen- time again that kids say par- perseverance, resiliency and
Tragic because they have tially increase the likelihood ents are the # 1 influence determination in our children WASHINGTON (AP) Paula Broadwell, whose extramarital affair
their whole life ahead of them. of addiction throughout that in their lives. Furthermore, and teens requires a village. with CIA chief David Petraeus led to his resignation, is telling friends
Tragic because we, the adults child or teenager's life. morns have the most intimate Moms are the natural first she is devastated by the fallout;
in our community, are often The Miami Dade Coalition Al- knowledge of their kids' be- step in creating and securing A person close to Broadwell said Sunday she deeply regrets the
guilty of just accepting it as a liance whose members include haviors. It follows that moms this village. Moms surrounded damage that's been done to her family and everyone elae's, and she is
social norm. We the adults in community coalitions from all who band together with other by other moms who are like- trying to repair that and move forward. The friend spoke on condition
our community too often look over South'Florida, have come like-minded morns will sub- minded, create a structure, .a of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly.
the other way. We don't get in- together to bring these issues stantially increase the possi- village, a place for kids to grow A group of friends and neighbors welcomed BroadweUl, her husband,
volved or even worse, we don't front and center because we are bility that their kids will make up free from alcohol and other Scott, and their young sons back to their home in Charlotte, N.C., after
think it's that big of a deal. It is losi'ng our-children and teens to the better choice when faced drugs. To find out more about BroadweUl spent more than a week being hounded by media while stay-
tragic because today through alcohol, marijuana .and other with the decision of whether or the "I am MOM" campaign and ing at her brother's home in Washington. The family friend said she
science and research we know drug use. The fact- is, while the not to use alcohol, marijuana how to get involved and learn was overwhelmed by the outpouring of support from her neighbors.
just how grave the effects of riles for behavior, are, largely or any other drug. And, make more about keeping our kids BroadweUl is still being investigated by the FBI over classified docu-
alcohol and other drugs are established at home, the corn- no mistake, virtually all of our away from alcohol or other ments found on her laptop and in her home, which investigators be-
on a still developing brain. munity is almost as important children will have to make that drug use, please call 1-800- lieve the author gathered while researching her biography of Petraeus
Sadly, many of our kids are as the family. At the core of this decision at some point in their 334-4568. in Afghanistan.
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SECTION B MIAMI, FLORIDA, NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012 MIAMI TIMES
MARC COOPER
Pastor's love
for music,
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Marc Cooper effectively
By Malika A. Wright balances pastoring and music
mwright@miamitimesonline.com b a
If Rev. Marc Cooper, sic," Cooper said. grow.
41, of Upper Room He used to serve "It's been a wonderful
Ministries had not as the minister of music, ride," Cooper said. "God has
been called by God under his father, the late prepared me for the job."
to become a pastor, he Elder Lenwood Cooper, and Cooper said the church's
might have easily became a associate pastor under his mission of ministry is to
successful full-time music mother, the late Mildred reach out to the'lost, bring
producer. In 1995, while Cooper, but after their pass- the unbelievers into God's
signed to Savoy Records, he ings he pressed towards a family, create a home for
created the Stellar Award- higher calling to lead God's fellowship and to give
winning Miami Mass Choir. people as pastor in 1998. instruction for Christian
Along with the Miami Mass As pastor for the last 12 living.
Choir, he and First Lady years, Cooper has changed As a younger pastor,
Joy Cooper, blessed our the church's name from Cooper says he believes
community with the Gospel Cooper's Temple to the it enables him to remain
-Photo sy Craig uptgrow classic "What God Has For Upper Room Ministries. He relevant to the current gen-
Community members who weren't able to get a turkey were served with a Thanksgiving din- Me, It Is For Me," not too also expanded the church's eration. But there is a nice
ner at the turkey giveaway on Thursday. long after the group was territory and built a new variety of ages amongst the
founded. edifice, all while watching 750+ people who are apart
LCfa m li e s "God gifted me with mu- the church's congregation Please turn to COOPER 2B
Liber ty Cit failies get -- ..- ..---.---------------
turkeys and trimmings
Youth and community leaders focus aie Sedad very Jrate Jl
the giv" g n Th nksg i-Miami and.Parafruit Educa-
on the "giving" in Thanksgiving tion, both local non- profits
By Malika A. Wright churches and non-profit orga- that help youth develop lead-
mwright@miamitimesonline.com nizations recently distributed ership skills, gave about 15
free turkeys and all of the Thanksgiving boxes to fami-
Thanksgiving is defined as fixings so that the less fortu- lies. The youth made cards for
the expression of gratitude, nate could enjoy a complete each of the families and put it
especially to God, in the New Thanksgiving meal. on the boxes as decoration.
Oxford American Dictionary. "One of the families I spoke "We gave them turkey,
A familiar praise song that with said that they were dressing, canned gods,
clearly depicts the importance blessed that someone was macaroni and cheese, mashed
of giving thanks says, "Give looking out for them," said potatoes and rice," said
thanks with a grateful heart, Linda McKay, who along Michelle Thames, president
give thanks to the Holy one, with her daughter, Christina of Jack and Jill Miami. "The
give thanks because He's Burden, 10, is a member of a boxes had enough inside for a
given Jesus Christ, His son." non-profit called Jack and Jill family to prepare a full holiday
And to illustrate their con- Miami. "It was very rewarding meal."
cern for those in need, several to bless someone else. The Please turn to FAMILY 2B
~Minority Christians and
~non-religious voters
j powered Obama's vctory
,ohto Byeraig uptrow sy Dan Meric.ah 02eeto eut aesm
Cuthibert "Broadway" Harewood hands a community member a turkey.Th 202e cto rsushae om
Washngton (CN) Prei- political experts questioning whether the
,dent Barack Obama's victory
K eep your child's faith over the holidays yr*Z;dd grnl1 nrzgowo drenti-o._ religious right's influence is fading.
Don' le gifs tink ainy o themat- HEP OHE* tions minority Christians
Do 're gfstink ainlyofa the magte. E OTHEStoda and those with no religion their way." including Catholics, mainline
covers dorial gifs thu athyou migtgt.e Onteto o the etru wasnodra according to a survey re- One-in-four Obama voters Protestants and evangelical
ov rh d wte Ada ouwthyu ite ateto otetu nn leased last Thursday. were religiously unaffiliated, Protestants. When these three
one's eyes light up with joy, consumer) spirit of the holiday "This presidential elec- the second-largest "religious" groups were added up, they
true meaning the temptation to pull out the season is to help others. On tion is the last in which a demographic in the presi- accounted for just 35 percent
credit card and indulge your MainStreet.com, there is a great white Christian strategy will dent's coalition, according of Obama's religious coalition.
By Jean Marquit child's consumerism becomes' article about celebrating Memo- be considered a plausible to the study (PDF). Minority In comparison, Republican
rather great. But the holidays rial Day by honoring veterans. pahtvitrsadRbt Crsins-cssigofhlegrMttomy'
It really is a yearly tradition. are a time of faith and love, and Many of the ideas in this article p.t Joones, O Rofbter l c hBacisian, H onisaicgand coallnMitio wasowmnly
Children look through catalogs, should be about more than just can be adapted to the holiday Religion Research Institute, mixed-race Americans made white and Christian, with
gawk at store window displays material possessions. season to help others: which conducted the survey, up 31 percent of Obama's 79 percent of Romney voters
and devour ads on television. But this sort of thinking has Have children write Thanks- "The American religious and .coalition, the largest religious identifying as such.
They are contemplating which to be taught. And, as parents, giving and Christmas letters and ethnic landscape is becoming group. The Public Religion Re-
hot new toys they want. you can teach your children to cards to soldiers overseas. icesnl iesaday Aogmjrrlgosd- sac nttt ubr
As the holiday season ap- value the less material aspects Make care packages for cainsrelyingronoudat- mogis bmajo rugled lesrh outitpollsureease
prochs, hidrn tndto f heholdas. lesetur t FATH2B ed maps are destined to lose most with white Christians, Please turn to VICTORY 2B




2B THE MIAMI TIM NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012 FHAIO' #1 BLACK NEWSPAPER
Father Richard L. Marquess-BarryFE'
0 Emmanuel Missionary* Day on Nov. 25 at 11 a.m.
Unity o Prae rekat.Cl
pa s s nth an l o ea e sh p 305-696-6545. a L ove Taibernacle of
God Praise and Worship
On Sunday,. November 25th, a gala reception. Barry does not 0 Second Chance Min- Christian Center will host
The Reverend Canon Richard wish to receive any gifts for his istrie$ to host a Bible study a community outreach ser-
L.Marquess-Barry, D.D.,L.H.D., retirement but rather asks the meeting. Call 305-747-8495. vice on Nov. ,25 at 2 p.m., CalI
will pass on the mantle of church, friends and community 786-406-5729.
priestly parish leadership to to make donations to St. Agnes' N A Mission With A New
theReered athr enrckChurch for the United Negro Beginning Church Women's 0] Way Fairing Church of
E. Rolle, M.Phil., during the College Fund. It is his hope that Deatetpoie o-Gdi hitwl otits
10 a.m. worship service. The a minimum of $50,000 can be munity feeding. Call 786- pastor's appreciation-pn Nov.
Venerable Archdeacon Thomas raised and that the funds be di- 371-3779. 28 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 25
Bi-uttell, Archdeacon for De- vided equally between Florida at 8 p.m. Call 786-315-7600.
ployment, the Episcopal Dio- Memorial University, Bethune- 0 Bethany Seventh Day
cese of Southeast Florida', will Cookman. University, Edward Adventist -Church will host 0 The .,New Covenant
officiate at the formal ending of WaesCollege and,. Saint Au- a bereavement sharing group Presbyterian Church Wom-
this pastoral relationship' Can- gustine's University. Rolle will at 3 p.m. every 2nd Sunday. en's Ministry will hold their
on Marquess-Barry is the offici- be instituted as the fourth rec- annual Bazaar on Dec. I from
ant and preacher at the service. tor of St. Agnes' Church on Sun- 0 Emmanuel Missionary 8 a.m. Call 305-.633-1880.
On Saturday, December 1st, a day, December 2nd at 4 p.m. A Baptist Church Will hold a ..
service of thanksgiving for the cordial invitation is extended to Thanksgiving service 6t 10 N United Nations Inter-
44-year ministry of Canon Mar- the entire community to share a.m. Call 305-3021-5900. cessors will host a prayer
quess-Barry will be held at the REV. CANON RICHARD IL REVEREND FATHER in these historical moments in conference on Dec. 7 from
church at 10 a.m., followed by MARQUESS-BARRY DENRICK E. ROLLE the life of the parish. 0 Greater St. James M.S. 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m. and Dec.
International *Church will 8 from -10 a.m.-2 p.m. Call
M ar Co perbalnce miisty a d m sic host their 53rd Annual Mven's 305-764-4075.
COOPER and mentoring services. first becoming pastor of the, Gospel artists, such as Shir- Men'ls Day at.
continued from 1B The church's newest min- Upper Room he halted his in- ley Caesar,'Cece Winans, Kurt
istry is the Upper Room Chil- volvement in the Miami Mass Carr, Vickie Winans, Rickey Greater St. James .
of the congregation. dren's Academy, the church's -Choir to focus on the minis- Dillard and others.GraeStJmsM..I-
"We're a contemporary daycare, which has recently tries' needs. However, over the Cooper said he is very i- ternational Church will host
church that is also traditionall" opened for children ages 3-5. past two years, he has been volved in the music depart-ter5dAnulMnsDy
he said. The academy offers a Chris- leading the Miami Mass Choir ment and First Lady Cooper is their 53dh narle E.Coemn Day.
Under Cooper's leadership, tian-based curriculum with a again. Cooper is a producer of one of the praise leaders. Rev. Charles E. Colemtan, re-
the church .has started many focus on academics. the "Free Gospel Sundays" se- ."We've been known to betiepaorfChsin.Fl
outreach ministries, in clud- Cooper says his passion for ies at the Adrienne Arsht Cen- a church where you 'can get orshpaper'at Chuarc. willhip
ing evangelism, int ercessory music shows at his church ter, which has allowed him to a Sunday morning concert," services.
prayer, health fairs, tutoring services, even though after work with several well-known Cooper said. "Every sunday." Tecuc slctda
4875 N.W. 2nd Avenue, 305,
Help your child focus onholiday" meaning DaoJemeCooiperson,
Chairperson, Deacon Willie
FAITH Additionally, you can donate emulate it. about love and help from oth- Mosely.
continued from IS time to charity. The gift of time er~s to accompany the season. Dr. William H. Washington,RE.CALS.CO MN
for Ithose who need a friend, or THE FAITH STORY Go beyond your own faith story Sr., Pastor. RE.HALS.COE N
soldiers (arid others) overseas. could use some help, is very OF THE HOLIDAYS and share others' stories. This
Go through old toys. and important. If your children are In addition to helping oth- can help children understand St. Mark celebrates 84 years
books in good condition and Old enough, bring them with ors, you can- share'the faith- that in many cultures, the spir-
donate them to the less fortu- you to help out. Serve dinner ,bae story of your holiday. it of the holiday is more impor- S.Mr isoayBp isoayBpit hrh i
hate. at a soup kitChen. Help a single Talk about why the holiday was taut than the material consid- fs hrhwl eert 4ai
Fnda cil tht eed hlpmother or father in your neigh- stre n h esn o e rations that come with it. years on Sunday, November 25, At 4 p.m., Worship Experience
and"adpt hi o he fr te orhodclen er/is hoe.It can, be hard to keep con- Scripture: Acts 2:42 KJV). with Reverend TT Shellman,
holiday season. Cook dinner for an, elderly cou-' help. Talk about Ahese spiritual sumnerism at bay, especially At73am.MiserLoh S.,ptrof onng tr
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make something from the heart ers. Your~children will see, your holiday, son. Man fakaith tra- dren are confronted With it all sioayBpitCzrh ols
to give to a friend'or relative. example and be-more, lily to 'ditious have n inlspiring story the time. At 11 a.m., Sister Lawana Y. "A Church Reconnecting in
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rum onReligion and Public Life Baptist theologicall Seminary, "For the first time tonight, Saturday, January 19, 2013 corn or Ila at 786-354-3844.
after Election Day. According released this year found that tweeted after the' election that same-sex marriage has been and return 3 p.m., Tuesday, Sponsored by H.E.L.P a not-
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white evangelical -Christians the '20.12 election results did not vote for whatever rea- interviews in both Spanish and
(79 percent voted for him) and have some political' experts son," Franklin Graham said.. English conducted between
white Catholics, (59 perceent questioning whether the reli- Like Graham, Jones said the November 7 and Sunday. The
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Local Christian company to showcase singers
h S >open to the Wimberly. Last year, the event
South Florida's public. had a variety of artistic genres,
* Out of all such as: chorale singing, spo-
to music artists of the people ken word, instrumental music
who have and liturgical dancing, but this
share talents auditioned, year it will focus on solely on
only.26 have music to provide more balance.
By Malika A. Wright made it to Wimberly said there will be
Mwright@miamitimesonline.com the semi- similar competitions that show-
S finals- 11 case other genres after this
unday's best music artists of rappers and event, but they are kicking it all
South Florida have been shar- McCREA 15 sing- off with singing.
ing their gifts and letting their ers. The Royalty Entertainment, a lo-
lights shine around town. Re- first semi-final will take place cal Christian-based entertain-
cently, about 175 local Chris- at the International Bible Bap- ment company, whose goal is
tian music artists, including tist Church on Dec. 29 and the not only to entertain, according
online submitters, have Iaudi- second at Miracle Deliverance to Wimberly.
tioned to be a part of Royalty Healing Revival Center on Jan. "Even though we are an en-
Entertainment's second Annual 12. tertainment label we are still a
Battle of the Praises; which will The second Annual Battle of ministry, and it's still our aim to
take place on Jai. 26 at the the Praises will focus only on get people saved, delivered and
Broward College Omni Audito- Eight Battle of The Praises contestants, who made it to the semi-finals are photographed at music to provide more balance set free all while giving God the
rium. the first auditions. in the competition, according to glory," she said.
"The purpose of the event is
to help bring awareness of lo-
cal talent within our surround-
ing areas and show that we are
able to entertain without com-
promising our salvation," said
managerK~rnyrmsn of ibrYRoyaltyoEntertain-mreigadWe t' ie F r Md cr
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will be rewarded $5,000 and
will receive a recording contract ie
from Royalty Entertainment.
The show will feature a Chris-
tian star-studded judge pan-
el: Vickie Winans, Kierra Kild
Sheard, Beckah Shae and Mr.
Del (crossover artist who's for-
merly of Grammy-award win-
ning group "Three 6 Mafia.")
"They're getting a concert and
a competition,"I Wimberly, said,
about attendees. The judges p.
will aiso be performing at the
event, which will be $15. But
the semi-finals are free and On *
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Students mobilze to hel
out Broward's homeless
Peanut butter and jelly donations 90 days, and we provide them
, i a place to stay, clothing and.
Given to Broward Outreach Center meals three times a day free of
~cost. Donors are really cher-
By Sergy Odiduro need parents and other adults ished, and they help to offset
l ,to give them the direction. If some of our costs. They are an
The fruit of local students' we teach this generation, then important part of our family."
-efforts was recently on display maybe this will .continue the Twan Russell, director of the
.as they donated hundreds of cycle. Dolphins' youth and commu-
: -.ijars of peanut butter and jelly Asma Rashid, development nity programs, said they also
il.iIto the Broward Outreach een- administrative assistant for were happy to help.
ter in Hollywood. -, the Broward Outreach Center, "We are all one job or one situ-
.... ............The food drive was orgd- .:
7i : i .....nized by Outreach Global and,: ',
::: ~~~involved Apollo Middle School *...
" ~in -Hollywood and 13 other ....
:: :: .:: ,::.:! Broward middle and high :,,,., :
Brenda Fulmore, director of Carver Ranches Boys & Girls Club in West Park, greets students schosItmalowrcl- "" iT::Q
attending an afterschool program. Fulmore credits the staff's team work t the club's achieve- te fornads McInal Hoistes -and. ..
th Roal MconldHose
ments.The success of the team lets them keep the focus on the kids, she said. "Outreach Global is a non-..
profit that empowers kids and .'
young adults to build better .,o'. ...
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lies," said Oronde Gadsden, "...
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former wide edntreceiver for anthe...
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Employees at Carver Ranches Boys and they get involved. strong community, and we're,.ia
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&Girls Cu ac asacommunzh to the families and children small dent in the problems...
Fulm ore says she an d her col- that we have in our society O n o e h g v s a c rii a et a h re ,6 f L u
By Cindy Kent gram grew, so did her career. leagues get back tenfold. .We want to show that kids Dn oehgvsacriiaet a hre,6 fLu
At various locations, Fulmore It's important to recognize can make difference in adult derhill, for completing Club Caliber, a free gun safety class
By giving, and getting va- held positions as social recre- you are within a team and the lives." offered for kids ages 4- 10 at Caliber Firearms Academy in
ue out of her job, Brenda J. ation coordinator, program di- outcomes you achieve as a Julie Sikorski, director of Oakland Park.
Fulmore, director of Carver rector and club director. team, says Fulmore. Working Outreach Global and peer
Ranches Boys & Girls Club in Boys & Girls Clubs of Bro- alongside colleagues who are counseling coordinator at Te-
West Park, has built her work- ward County serve thousands relentless, having a dedicated questa Trace Middle School, said they are thankful for the ation away from coming to this
place into a community. of youth in 12 facilities, rang- volunteer board of directors said her students were very donations. center," he said. "It's important
Her role blends both her ing from after-school programs and solid stewardship, is re- motivated to help. "We are always on the look- to be able to come somewhere
personal and professional and career and college-bound warding too, says Fulmore. "This has made a huge im- out for donors," Rashid said of and be treated with dignity,
missions of doing good, ma- development to volunteer and The success of the team lets pact on them," she said. "Kids the homeless assistance cen- especially in a country where
ing each day meaningful as an citizen leadership and rec- them keep the focus on the always want to help. They just ter. "The average stay is 60 to we are so blessed."
advocate and as a youth de- ognitions. The organization kids, she said.
velopmentsas professional, she promotes sustainability and The club becomes a part of Wl n aa g v hi
sy.stability through homework the fabric in the lives of par- '
Fulmore began her 19-year ass 'istance, free snacks and ticiatin nfailieseatdeir ,
tenure with the organization suppers, mentoring and holi- children it serves too, Fulmore
at the Lauderhill Boys & Girls day gift and food programs. said. When children come in k d O uh f edm
Club as a program coordina- Club members thrive, Fui= after school, "they look for k i s t o mcr eo ..
tor in a partnership with Ju- more says. They tap into some- you, they want, to hear you
venile Justice, and as the pro- .thing that peaks their interest, ask, 'how was your day?' By Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses
:" Over a year ago there were
' ~~~some very persistent rumors ... ..
. i ',: about some cracks in Will and...
, Jada Smith's marriage. While
........" the couple dismissed the ru-
: : ....mors as lies, sources close
,. to the couple are reported to
have hinted that the little rocks
: : that were peeping through the
': seemingly solid groufid that is
Will and Jada's marriage were
[:' caused by opposing views in
~the couple's approach to par-
~enting.
I once watched the couple
~with their children, on Oprah,
: : ,:.,, and my perception of them is
... ........ {; .: .......that they really take their job
Of: as parents seriously and they
g4 recognize that "Hollywood" is
a beast that can devour their
A ~children if they sleep on the job.
.... Recently, Jada Pinkett Smith
; :did an interview with People
): l" Magazine where she. discussed
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6B THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012 THE NATION'S #1 BLACK NEWSPAPER
Doctor shortage could cause health care crash
Less medical students are choosing h i MED STUDENTS: FAMILY medical students to go into pri-
: MDICINE, NEPI AND mary care," said Dr. Lee Green,
prim ry are NT RSPETEDchair of Family Medicine at the
The problem does not appear University of Alberta, who was
By Nisha Nathain, M.D. struggling with access to pri- ito be one of too few doctors in not involvedwith the study.
mary care physicians should general; in.fact, in 2011 a total. Green added that he-beleves
" f 1,36 ne docorsemegedthis is because currently prima-
The United States will re- be aware of potential accessof1,6nedctremgd
quire at least 52,000 more challenges that they may face from the country 's -medical ry care specialties are not well
family doctors in the year in the future if the production schools, according to the As- paid, well treated or respected
2025to eep upwit th ofpriarycar phsicanssociation of American Medical as compared to subspecialists.
growing and increasingly older does not increase, said Dr. .. Colleges (AAMC). Too few of."Tehaettin abu
U.S. population, a new study Andrew Bazemore, director of . these doctors, however, choose their debt," he said. "There are
found. the Robert 'Graham Center for primary care as a career -. an also isescd an how ephyican
The predictions also refecsueesce an how p or-can
Th peiciosalo eletPolicy Studies in Primary Care : ,>issue that may be worsening.
the passage of the Affordable and co-author of the study A .F In a 2008 census .by the AAMC tray .primary care to medical
Care Act -a change that will published Monday in the An- > /, : and the American Medical Asso- students."
expand health insurance cov- rials of Family Medicine. ciation, researchers found that These problems loom even
erage to an additional 38 mil- Stephen Petterson, senior "There needs to be more pri-. specialists and, primary care the, number of medical gradu- larger considering' the aim of
lion Americans. health policy researcher at the mary- care incentive programs -physicians," said Petterson,' ates. choosing a career in family the Affordable Care Act to pro-
"The health care consumer Robert Graham, Centersi that give a bonus to physi- who co-authored 0h td eiiedopdfo ,4i vide all Americans with health
that values the relationship the government should take cians who treat Medicaid pa- with Bazemore. 2002 to 4,2 10 in 2007 a drop insurance -and with it, more
with a .personal physician, steps to, address the'problemr tients in effort to reduce the But such changes may be of nearly 27, percent. regular contact with a primary
paricu arl n ar as lre dy efo e t gets out of hand, com pensation gap between m ore easily said than done. "It's prtyt u h t o vn e c r o t r
W mnmigraine. utrr
accumulate brain lesionsi
ByNcl srwappear over time. probably can't be healed. J
"The data make it less plausi- Researchers, in the studyCO US I N AR
Women who have migraines. ble that migraine attacks cause looked at whether men and ii
are more likely to accumulate the l6sions, said study author women with migraines have anByAdeM.Sa n
brain lesions than those who, Mark Kruit, a neurologist in increased incidence ,of spots or
don't suffer from the debilitat- the Department of Radiology at brain lesions nine years after Peitiin npdarcnre
in edceacodn oaLeiden University Medical Cen- having an initial MRI, whether ugptesv ithcn
Dutch study that suggests more ter in the Netherlands, in a Nov.. the headache frequency in- usobtanesrvyugss
research is needed to determine .12 e-mail. "The importance of creased the number of lesions te a akth ol n r ig
what they mean. the lesions is probably low be- and whether the damage was todans nira hm
While it's not clear whtcuew i o idacerassociated with a decline in'Otf15
causes the damage, seen in the effect on cognitive abilities. Peo- memory and thinking. The re- peiticpmi!ademrec
connective fibers of the brain or ple should not be scared that search was. a, follow-up to a caepodr a eerda es
white matter, the good news, is migraine attacks cause brain 2000 study.,n ocsinpte' o an t
that they don't seem to result changes." 'The study found that. 112 out coto i helattheemnts
in long-term harm to the brain, About 15 percent of the gen-. of the 145 women in the mi- evntoih aycnusin a
researchers said in the study eral population suffers from mi- graine group and 33 of the, 55"'ehnld npiay aest ings.ii
published today in the Journal gaines, the authors wrote. The women in the control group Ad1 ecn ftepoiessi
of the American Medical Asso- results also suggest preventing had an increase in the number te inthv h ih riigt
ciation, the headaches probably won't of spots on the brain nine years.telfmisabuthrcid' ag
In he ineyea sudy reultin ewr lesions because after they received their first'.il
m netic resonance imaging there was no association be- R.Teewsn iia s
showed that 77 percent of wom- tween the number of migraines sociation in men. nedt Mk ue rvdesae
en with migraines had an in- a woman had and an increase Deborah 'Friedman, who edctebutalth insad
'raein spots in their brain's in spots over time, Kruit said. wrote an accompanying edito-
white matter, compared with 60 "Preventive migraine therapy rial, said doctors should treat ledato r ar ofila
percent of women who didn't should therefore,not be started risk factors for stroke like emrecy hsiinan'nur e
have migraines. The findings based on our results," he said. smoking, high blood pressure, serhr tte hlre' osia
also showed that the -lesions obesity and lack of exercise as a Plas ur o AE O
don't affect cognitive function DIFFERENT CAUSES preventive measure., Those fac-
and the number, frequency and The lesions are only visible on tors are more likely to contrib-
severity of the headaches don't MRI scans, he said. They may ute to a heart attack or stroke
affect the number of spots that have many different causes and than migraine, she said. d
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Sticks, carrots in health plans Rare mutation pe
By Anna Wilde Mathews a
Benefits-enrollment season is He lbhigh-deductibe health plan paired
here, offering workers a glimpse A Awt tax-advantaqe account such By John Gover pressed proteins
of their health coverage for next as healstsas ots -They then compared fre
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longer-term trend in health T mto na hue t lt gu
benefits. For m any years, U .S. mu gene or c d
companies have been seeking Ias TREM2, was ohe age of 85 without a diag
to shift more responsibility onto 2006 'OB" 0 '1 14n
employees. One reason is that aan m te t
they w ant to contain th eir ow n r 85236 ah od n s t h t c lo
s p e n d i n g i n c r e a s e s a s t h e o v e r a e c 00n e s m 8e la n d ad c c o d iq g t o n D r t hv ed m pin
a ll p r ic e o f c o v e r a g e m a r c h e s K r i eta n s s o a o d e od e n a a cm pe
inexorably upward. Gen ei s mf Re 1n two m o e e a c e s
B u t m a n y e m p l o y e r s a l s o a r l a d a n e c o l l e a u e s wo t h a t t h e s
gue that worker's' own health, l iad leaus ofmni' ta h td
and the health-care system as cas exportant foi its clear
and thehealthcare sytem astion 'Mthin.r) the cef'e-' mhainof inflammatory
a w h o l e w i l l b e n e fi t i f e m p l o y v u s t m h m u a t o pro c e s s e s a t a t lt
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own behalf-such as research- e Alzhenners disease
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services like imaging scans, yp e st h.e rt-onset
and simply taking better care ea te
of themselves. Some companies gl dh Neua nn wote
are moving toward giving work- rl'ep
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Gene discovery creates new Alzheimer's ,target h. 'ease;' nsof Alhemie
"This gives us another tar- held belief that inflammationM h
Better understanding is another step get for the disease," says Allan plays a role' in Alzheimer's, t" of the 'accumula- a
Levey, one of the project's au- Levey says. "These (microglia) tion of beta-amIdid protem mare o oAPOE eign
toward treatment, prevention thors and director of the Emory cells are of two minds," he says. Pl tefansson and col- 4 n
BV Janice Lloyd other institutions in the USA, Alzheimer's Disease Center of 'They can help get rid of debris league los of function m
Germany, Norway and the Excellence in Atlanta. "It might in the brain, or they can cause ygous
A new gene that has a pow- Netherlands. turn out to be something that is progressive injury." TIBM mutaton s tart m sec-
erful effect on the immune The discovery, When protective, microglias and th fc that many car human order
system and nearly triples the researchers say, "People shouldn't can prevent inflammation and new m the attxdy re ie a dis-
risk of Alzheimer's disease has gives them a better rush out to be tested eliminate amyloid plaque, a fre6 of ;Alzhemer'd disease and Daly
been discovered after a decade understanding of f thl .. substance that attaches to and
of international research, ac- one of the potential kills brain cells in many people g
cording to findings released last causes of late-onset BillThies of the A with Alzheimer's. The TREM2suffe
Wednesday in The New England Alzheimer's disease Izheimer's Association variant causes the microglia tosymptom.
Journal of Medicine. and can open doors become destructive, releasingtsdiebyage50
Using whble genome se- to potentially develop thera- an ideal target for drug therapy inflammation causing cytokines
quencing, researchers at de- pies for treating or preventing if you, could alter it to make it and failing to remove plaque. h
CODE genetics in Iceland found the disease. There is no cure or protective" rather than destruc- "It is possible that reduced J I f the Na4fakola
a variant of TREM2 more often treatment to slow the destruc- tive. TREM2 activity may lead to v ai on are at
in' patients with Alzheimer's tion from Alzheimer's, a brain- The TREM2 variant impairs brain damage through the in-
compared with a control group. wasting illness that affects 5.2 the functioning of microglia ability of the brain to clear these taon M 14 r ease
They replicated the findings at million people in the USA. cells and supports the long- Please turn to GENE 9B
New HIV vaccine has no adverse side effects
By Huffington Post there have been no adverse this vaccine is unique in that it
effects observed including lo- uses whole, killed virus, similar
We may be a step closer to a cal reactions, signs/symptoms to polio and influenza vaccines.
vaccine against HIV with no and laboratory toxicities after This is not the only HIV.vac-
bad side effects. SAV001-H injection in all en- cine in the works in the world.
The vaccine, called SAV001- rolled patients to date. Sparish researchers are testing
H, didn't show any adverse side Now, the. vaccine will go on, what is called the MVA-B vac-
effects and also seemed to boost to Phase II and III trials, which cine, which was shown in early
the body's antibody formation will show whether it is effective trials last year to reduce the
against the virus, according to at actually making people im- power of HIV to a "minor chron-
the first results released from mune to the virus that causes ic infection."
Phase 1 trials, Discovery News AIDS. Earlier this year, the Food
reported. The vaccine was de- The Phase I study included and Drug Administration ap-
velope -by researchers from the adults ages 18 to 50 who have proved a pill to help prevent
University of Western Ontario in HIV; half were administered HIV in healthy people, called
Canada and Sumagen Canada. the vaccine, while the other Truvada. The way it works is
According to a release on the half were given a placebo. The healthy people who may face a
Phase I trials from the univer- vaccine contained killed-whole high risk of HIV say, if their
sity: HIV-1 that had been geneti- partner is. infected take the
Sumagen announced to- tally modified, researchers ex, pill.as, a preventive measure to
day the patient enrollment plained, dramatically lower their risk of,
has progressed smoothly and The study authors noted that contracting the virus.
Heart disease resistant to supplements
VITAMINS including filling nutrient gaps, who take vitamins are leaner
continued from 6B5 helping prevent neural-tube and more physically active than
birth defects, and serving other people, McKay says.
with neither patients nor their in combination with other Cardiologist Suzanne
doctors knowing which group healthy habits as a basic and Steinbaum, director of wornen
they're in, says Christopher affordable insurance policy for and heart disease at Lenox Hill
SCannon, also a Harvard profes- overall wellness," says Duffy Hospital in New York, says she
sor of medicine and a cardiolo- MacKay, a vice president for hopes the study will remind
gist at Brigham and Women's scientific affairs at the Council people of the importance of
Hospital. for Responsible Nutrition, an the. essentials, such as eating
These randomized, controlled industry group. sensibly, exercising and
trials considered the gold McKay says the findings avoiding tobacco, even if these
standard of medical evidence may not apply to everyone. changes are difficult for many
often disprove trends suggested .That's ,because the doctors Americans to make.
by "observational" studies, in in the study were extremely "Every single time, the most
which researchers merely fol-, healthy to begin with. So a compelling prevention trials
low patients over time, says modest improvement in health are in lifestyle management,''
Cannon, who wasn't involved in from vitamins might not be says Steinbaumn, who wasn't
the new study. noticeable. "Unfortunately, involved in the new study.
"We're ndt surprised by these this study population is not "We've never seen anything
results, but they don't discount representative of your average like that" frorn a pill, Steinbaum
the many other benefits American," McKay says. says, whether it's a statin or a
that multivitamins provide, Studies show that most people supplement.
Low IQ a social disadvantage
DRINKING But this effect was only seen womb that was responsible for
continued from SB among the children of women the differences in child IQ.
who drank between one and six Dr Ron Gray, from Oxford Uni-
genetic variants in alcohol-me- drinks a week during pregnancy versity, who led the research add-
tabolizing genes in children and anid not among women who ab- ed that although the differences
their mothers were strongly re- stained when they were pregnant, appeared small, they may well be
lated to lower IQ at age eight. The researchers said although significant and that lower IQ had
On average, the child's IQ a causal effect could not be prov- been shown to be associated with
was almost two points lower per en, the way they had done the being socially disadvantaged,
genetic modification they pos- study strongly suggested that it having poorer health and even
sessed. was exposure to alcohol in the dying younger.




TFHE NATION'S #1 BLACK NFWSPAI'ER 9B THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012
"Exposure" to U.S. may raise obesity risk
By Andrew M. Seaman other side," said the study's Florez and her fellow re- information on 3,244 people's
lead author Karen R. Florez, an searchers said it's also been es- body mass index (BMI), a mea-
NEW YORK A new study associate social scientist at the tablished that U.S.-born Mexi- surement of weight in relation
finds that the longer immi- non-profit research institute can Americans have greater to height.
grants from Mexico, and their Rand Corporation, in Santa odds of being obese than their In adults, a healthy BMI is !:
U.S.-born offspring, spend in Monica, California. family members who originally between 18.5 and 25. Anything !i{
the United States, the greater Past research has found that migrated from Mexico. above a BMI of 30 is considered :{ .:<
their odds of becoming obese. immigrants to the U.S. are typi- But the team wanted to ex- obese. .,, :., : ,
Compared to similar individu- cally healthier in many ways tend that comparison to people Each person in the study ,i,; :. ... ,.,"
als living in Mexico, researchers than people in their ethnic who are still living in Mexico, in population was separated into .. :,.... ,,. .....7,:, -
found the grandchildren of im- groups who were born in the an attempt to tease apart and groups depending on how long . :>,! ,?,:, 9<
migrants to the U.S. from Mex- U.S. identify factors in the U.S. envi- they had been "exposed" to the "It provides compelling evidence that these are [einfec-
ico were three times more likely In February, one study found ronment, or in the fact of being U.S., if at all..
to be obese adults. that Hispanics born abroad a migrant, that might influence For example, one group con- tins, not relapses.
"We just couldn't believe the had a much lower risk of stroke obesity risk. sisted of those who lived in S c n._f
fact that we found roughly a than their counterparts who For the study, the researchers Mexico arid had no family in the Se o d casesofL m
threefold increase from the one were either born or spent most used one database from Mexico U.S.; at the other extreme were
extreme to the people on the of their lives in the U.S. and another from the U.S. with Please turn to* MS 0B rash are oft en reinfection
Researchers: Antibiotic doesn't cause
New Ebola outbreak in Uganda urges isolation longterm immunity
WH ~ dvses ?suggested that there were By Gene Emery strains, "all the infections pret-
"il more reported cases of Ebola ty much occurred in the sum-
'soialditanin .' ... in Uganda than other court- When the bulls-eye-shaped mer months when the ticks are
soia distancinges ecus "our diagnostic rash of Lyme disease reappears active, they were a year or more
for locals ..." @ ~ capabilitylit" has increased. But -many months after treatment, apart and the rash was at a dif-
:i,:: i!!: i a World Health Organization the source is almost certainly a ferent site than the original," he
By The Asoiae Prs official in Kampala said there new tick bite and not a resur- said.
By he ssciaed res, "" .ii)): ~i F,!':::> ,!i~ !!' were progressively more cases gence of the original infection, In some cases, the central
.....: "i)' i~ "of Ebola because of an increase according to a new analysis of .spot of the rash showed direct
Scores of Ugandans were iso- :,! ,,ii. ,:: n"h neato ewe a 7ptetevidence of a new tick bite.
thelatedspreadn "theo inteeknewo outbreaet manen 17 ....i:n"s.
ofte on' las week: ... preen and the forests." The study, published in the In addition to the bulls-eye
~~~~~~~~Investigators believe. the first Now England Journal of Medi-rsymdieecaintal
Ebola which has already killed i, victim of Ebola in any outbreak cine, ismr vdence that cause fever, headache and fa-
Uganda aseope ine n ,: ; acquires the disease after corn- proper antibiotic treatment is tigue. In some instances it carn
Sing into contact with a "reser- effective and that bacteria do 'lead to serious heart and nerve
creasingly regular outbreaks of 4 voir," an infected animal that is not hide in the body for years, problems and arthritis.
haedlef healthrhagicialsvertat often a monkey. waiting to make a subsequent Ticks that transmit the bac-
hav let ealh ofiial grp-The virus can be transmitted appearance. teria behind Lyme disease are
pling for answers. through direct contact with the. But the findings also reveal found in Europe, Asia and
The new Ebola outbreak was The latest outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus has killed 16 blood or secretions of an infect- that people who are outdoors North America. In the U.S.,
confirmed last Wednesday in a people in Uganda. ed person, or objects that have in areas where Lyme disease the disease is concentrated in
been contaminated with infect- is common must be careful to northeastern states, with tens
strinof boa nd otlinedtoed secretions. During commu- avoid tick bites even if they've of thousands of cases reported
trviou on, ot line tong al funerals, for example, when had the disease before. One in- annually.
thearievwius onle oftheastngo the bereaved come into contact fection does not confer imnmu- Antibiotics usually cure it
vaiaey, wich ll a agst 16 with an Ebola victim, the virus nity against another. quickly, but some patients re-
villagern Juydisic t Kinle can be contracted, officials said, "It provides compelling evi- port Lyme disease symptoms
In addition to the three dead in warning against unnecessary dece that these are reinfec- well after treatment.
the latest outbreak, up to 15 contact with suspected cases of tions, not relapses," lead. re- Studies have shown that in
are being monitored for signs Ebola. searcher Dr. Robert Nadelman those people, additional an-
of the disease, officials said. A representative for WHO of New York Medical College in tibiotic .treatment is of little
They advised against panic a- said Ugandans near the Ebola Valhalla. told Reuters Health. use. There's also no evidence
ter it was revealed that two pos- epicenter should practice what Not, only did genetic testing in favor of long-term courses
sible Ebola patients had since she called "social distancing," of the bacteria behind each in- of antibiotics for treating Lyme
checked into Kampala's main avoiding things such as hand- fection show subsequent Lyme disease and preventing recur-
Sreferral hospital. shakes and similar contact. rashes came from different rences.
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district,60 kilometers (40.miles) da, Last monith~at least fiV6.peo-w sures are being undertaken to" %'C
from the Ugandan" naitl dle southWes ndsrct of control the situation," Christine >'
Kampala. The outbreak' Uoe Uganda were killed by'Marburg, OnoUad' inister of
roughly .a month after Uganda a hemorrhagic fever similar to health, said.
declared itself Ebola-free fol- Ebola. Denis Lwamnafa, the director-
lowing an earlier outbreak in a The latest: Ebola outbreak, general of health seriesi
remote district western.Ugan- officials say,. is. of: the Sudan Uganda's Ministry of Health,
TREMa not a promise for Alzheimer's
G REpeople: froimi gettifng Alzheim "'ystemn in many people wit
continued fromS8B er's, researchers think thera- Alzheimer's.
pies can be usod~ire prevent or The findings of the, Iceland ,i
toxic produCtS," the .authors slow: late-,onset cases as: well. ,study were replicated by an-
write, adding:that- inflamma. Having .TREM2 : ,d0e not other group of researchers at _
finn is a "downstream effect" mean youwill ge h iesthe National Institute on Aging
of damage done by arryloid "People, shouldn't rish.-yut to in Bethesda, Md., and, the Reta (
plaque., be tested for 'ttiis gene,' says Lila Weston Research Labo-
The: first treatments, fo r-Bill Thies, chief medical officer ratories in London. NIA also ,). ,.. j. ..
moving plaque are in the final of the Alzheimer 's Association.. helped fund the Iceland study. -
trial phase and are showing "It olinraeyurrisk. "This is a very important h-
some poieipepewoIt is an incredibly rare gene, finding because'it gives us an-
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10B THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012 THE NATION'S #1 BLACK NEWSPAPER
Obesity risk increases with length of stay Drinking up the calories
RISK and 36 percent of women were- "exposure" to the U.S. grew. long the grandparents had lived CALORIES you need a day, those extra
continued from 9B obese. Kiarri Kershaw, an assistant in the U.S. continued from 5B calories could end up on your
That's nearly double the pro- professor of preventive medicine Still, it is unique and valuable waist or your hips," says Joan
U.S.-born Mexican Americans portion of men (17 percent) and at the Northwestern University that the researchers included The latest findings are from Salge Blake, a clinical associ-
whose grandparents were the women (14 percent) living in Feinberg School of Medicine in comparisons to people still liv- the National Health and Nu- ate professor in the nutrition
first to immigrate. Mexico without any ties to the Chicago, points out, however, ing in Mexico, said Kershaw, trition Examination Survey, program at Boston University
The researchers found that U.S. who were obese. that while a larger percentage who was not involved in the which evaluates food and bev- and a spokeswoman for the
among those whose grandpar- Overall, with a few excep- of the grandchildren were obese study, even though the findings erage intake based on in-per- Academy of Nutrition and Di-
ents first immigrated to the tions, the results showed a than their immigrant grandpar- are consistent with what is al- son interviews about dietary etetics.
U.S., about 32 percent of men tr .end of increasing obesity as ents, the study did not say how ready known. habits.. The results are from "Those excess daily calories
"more than 11,000iterviews could cause you t o put on a
laktos o rpe aeconducted froo00 to 21pound miontlon would
P ed iatrici n s m aysmeThe U.S. avrgpopulation con- yr. add up to over 10 pounds in
calories a day from alcoholic Blake says some people
CARE "We weren't sure what to about their knowledge of con- comfortable treating a concus- beverages. Men, 150 calories; drink more dur ing the hohi-
continued from 6B3 expect. I think the thing that cussion symptoms and treat- sion and 47 percent said they women, 53. days and that can lead to
stood out is that the providers ments and what may stand in did not have the resources. Not surprisingly, most of overeating and even more
o f Philadelphia Center for In- were very honest with us in de- their way of helping patients. Doctors and nurses working men's calories come from calories.
jury Research and Prevention. scribing what their needs are," Just over half of the surveys in the emergency room had an- beer, 103 of the 150 calories, She recommends that pea-
The findings come amid in- he said. were returned. They showed other reason for referring their Nielsen says. ple stop end consider whether
creasing awareness and con-' Zonfrillo and his colleagues, 91 percent of respondents had, patients to other doctors. Spe- For women the calories are they are really enjoying the
cern about the long-term con- who published their results treated at least one child with cifically, 68 percent of those similar for ber (18), 'liquor wnbe rmxddik
sequences of concussions in in the journal Pediatrics, a concussion in the last three providers said it is not appro- (1)adie(7,Sesy. Sometimes the quality of the
kids, especially in young ath- emhailed surveys to 276 pediat- months. priate to treat a concussion in "If you are drinking an ex- product isn't worth the calo-
letes playing contact sports. ric healthcare providers in the The majority of those provid- an emergency setting. tra 150 calories- more than ties, she says.
Zonfrfllo said the survey was Children's Hospital of Philadel- ers referred' their concussion Zonfrillo said it's under-
done as 'away for his, health- phia Care Network and Emer- patients to another doctor. standable frrER workers to Po r rcnt i si e
care network to evaluate the gency Department, including When the researchers asked refer patients, but his teamn's Po r rc u t i s see r s
needs of its doctors and nurs- doctors, nurses and physician why, 49 percent of primary goal is for primary care provid-
es who treat kids with concus- assistants. care providers such as farni ers to treat the majority of con-
sions. The survey asked providers ly doctors -said they Were not cussions. DIABETES supply chain and cut the cost,
continued from 5B of a month's supply of insulin'
to around 500 Kenyoni shil-
Dont sbotgeyou dit d rig T ank givng going Millennium Develop- lings (six dollars).
Do 'tsa otg y ur de d rig h nk giin ,ments Goals in 2015. So far, the project only cov-
ers around 1,000 Kenyans but
EALTHY plate. There's no need to pile- only until you feel full. Drink t~ed. Request that sauces and GETTING MEDICINE FOR. Jesper Holland, Novo's head
continued from 5B your plate high with every food plenty of water and.try to keep dressing be served on the side THE L $$ WE:ALTHY of international operations, is
that is offered. Look over the alcohol down to a minimum and watch out for super-sized Poorer countries have a dif- confident his company's low-
One size doesn't fit all. just buffet table first and then make since calories from alcoholic portions that tempt you to eat ficult time when it comes to price model will become prof-
because certain dishes are of-' your selections. Opt for reason- drinks can add up quickly. too much. Try not to be overly insulin, which must be kept itable as it increases in scale.
fered doesn't mean you have to 'able-sized portions of holiday Put down your fork and go hard on yourself if you overeat.* cool if it is not to deteriorate. "It will take three to five years
sample every one. Avoid the all- favorites that are served only for some fresh air. Spread out Thanksgiving is, after all, just While most patients start on to get to breakeven," he said
you-can-eat mentality and limit once a year. Save room for des- the food and fun by going for a one day and 5 ou can be care-' cheap generic diabetes pills, in an interview.
yourself to smaller portions if sert by skipping seconds. walk after your main meal and ful about what you eat over the such as metformin, many In the meantime, similar pi-
you cannot control the ingredii- Eat s-l-o-w-l-y.. By savoring then having dessert later. It's next few days and then exercise need insulin as their disease lot schemes are being tested
ents used in a dish. Good serv- and chewing every bite thor- a great way to get in some ex- enough to balance your over- progresses. in rural India and Nigeria.
ing sizes include about a base- oughly and putting your eat- ercise and spend quality time indulgence. For some healthy Still, Novo Nordisk thinks it Other major drugmakers
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THE NATION'S #1 BLACK NEWSPAPER 11B THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012
Cleve Duncan, the Voice of 'Earth Angel' Major Harris, 65, R&B soul
By Douglas Martin like "Back to the Future" have Disc jockeys started playing thesi g r w t D e f n s
used it to conjure an era. B side, and it took off... si g rw t e f n c
Cleve Duncan, whose soar- Cleveland Duncan was born In early 1955 "Earth Angel" yKk VnGio
ing tenor voice as lead singer on July 23 of either 1934 reached No. 1 on the rhythm- B iiVnGio
for the Penguins helped propel or 1935 in Los Angeles, and ,and-blues charts and No. 8 on i
the 1954 doo-wop ballad "Earth learned to sing in his church .the Billboard pop chart, a rare Former Delfonics singer Ma-
Angel (Will You Be Mine)" to choir and glee clubs. In 1953 achievement for an R&B record jor Harris died on Friday (Nov.
rock 'n' roll immortality, died on he was singing in a talent show at the time. As was common, 9) in Richmond. He was 65
Nov. 7 in Los Angeles. attended by Curtis Williams, an a white group, the Crew-Cuts, years old.
A sortable calendar of note- aspiring songwriter and bari- recorded a version of the song. The R&B, soul singer left the
worthy cultural events in the tone singer who thought Mr., Their rendition. reached No. 3, Delfonics in 1974 to go solo and.
New York region, selected by Duncan would best give voice but it is the Penguins' original record his hit 1975 song "Love
Times critics. to "Earth Angel." (Authorship -A that.has continued to sell. Won't Let Me Wait." Before mak ...
Art Laboe, a disc jockey who of the song became a topic of The Penguins never again ing a name for himself with the :i
promoted Penguins concerts bitter dispute; Jesse Belvin and came close to their initial suc- Delfonics in the early '70s, Har- ::
and produced one of Mr. Dun- Gaynel Hodge are now credited cess. They partly blamed Buck ris was a member of several +
can's records, announced the along with Williams as writers.) Ram, the manager they had groups including The Teenagers ,:: ~ii:: ii
death on his Web site,. Many Duncan adWilliams de- hired after crn hi hit. He adNtTre' eelo. 'di
sources have Duncan's age as cided to form a group. Dun- also managed the Platters, one Harris' sister, Catherine :
77, but according to his voting can brought in Dexter Tisby, of the 1950s' most successful Thomas, told the Associated
records he was 78. a tenor, from his high school, groups, andthe Penguins came Press that her brother passed
"Earth Angel," which has and Williams brought in Bruce to believe he gave the Plat- away due to congestive heart
sold more than 10 million cop- Tate, a baritone,'from his. They ters more attention and better and lung failure. The singer Was MAlJOR HARRIS
ies, was the Penguins' only hit. took their name from a pack of songs. pronounced dead at a Rich- knack for sneaking into clubs
But its rhythmic, wailing plea Kool cigarettes, whose advcer- TePnusbreupi modhptato listen to music while he was
to an idealized young woman tising mascot was a penguin. 1958, but Mr. Dunban later re- "He always appeared to be still a teenager.
captured the spirit of the just- Several other vocal groups were formed the group. With a suc- older, which gave him a lot Harris' last performance was
emerging rock generation. named after bird species, so cession of new members, he led of ins to a lot of older places," in 2011 with several other
"Earrrrth Aaaangel, Earrrrth why not? the Penguins for more than 40 Thomas said of her brother's members of the Delfonics.
Aaaangel, will you be mine?" The Penguins gathered in a years.
Duncan crooned, backed by garage to make their first re- Inf~rma0on on Duncan's u ,'n e -G d t a k
close harmony vocals and a cording, the B side of a record survivors was not immediately
strong beat. by the Dootsie Williams Or- available..
For many the song evokes chestra. It went unnoticed. In He was convinced that "Earth DUTY had just told us up front that
a glittering, timeless vision of October 1954 they returned to The Penguins in a 1955 por- Angel" would survive in the continued from 2B thanksgiving was the secret
proms, sock hops and impos- the garage to record "Hey Se- tatotobtmBueA rinmmry"Ievrgtdoor to all these goodies, in-
sibl yo ng ove Rolin St ne orit ," so g i dis utalyby ired of singing it," he said, "as hagridden by carnal desires, stead of letting us think it was a
placed it on its list of the 500 Curtis Williams, as the A side, Tate, Dexter Tisby, Cleve Duln- long as people never get tired of and we run to the psychiatrist command, we would have done
greatest songs ever, and films with "Earth Angel" on the back. can and Curtis Williams. hearing it." for something fancy or pharma- itl" Well, maybe God, in His wis-
cological. Meanwhile, the "per- dom, thought it was enough for
fect" is sitting in our Bibles, like us to think it a command, and
Judge:~~~~~~~~~ T e mutatn ch rhfrm nlu trasleeper. It says simply: Thank He reserved His blessing for
Jud e: eenmus atendchuch or ansaug terGod for everything that happens those who would obey it with no
-to you, and you will be happy. motive but love.
By Anugrah Kumar In addition to church ,, killing Dumn last year. will monitor Alred's church at- It says: Give God His due, and There is good, better, and best
attendance, Norman .j_"He (Alred) under- tendance. Assistant District At- you will escape the torment of in this world-and then ther e
A judge lhas told an Oklahoma also asked the teep- stands the gravity and torney Jim Carnagey said this self-centeredness, is perfect (Psalm 12:6). "Good"
"teenager, Who pleaded guilty in aver to wear an ankle the hurt and wishes is not for the first time that the What we thought was a duty would be the case that render-
the traffic death of another teen, bracelet that monitors "he could take it back, judge has required church at- turns out to be our deliverance. ing God thanksgiving fulfills
to attend church for 10 years to alcohol consumption; at- Baker said. "This is tendance with defendants. "No fairl" we think. "If. God our rightful obligation.
avoid prison. His defense attor- Aend victim-impact pan- d something he'll have to However, Randall Coyne, pro-Ja e s p or sf nd t n
hey is not challenging the sen- els and speak at events live with the rest of his lessor of law at the University
tence. about the consequences ALRED liae. He told (Dum's) of Oklahoma College of Law, a e su p r sfnd t o
District Judge Mike Norman of drinking and driving; family (that) every day was quoted as saying that the
of, Muskogee County, ,Okla., graduate from high school and' and every hour he regretted his church requirement .could be
determined the conditions to welding school; attend counsel- decision to drink and drive." challenged as it potentially vio-JAEThsinoJae'frtfot
accompany the deferred -sen- ing;, and undergo drug and al- Carnagey added that one of lates the constitution. He said contnuefrm 3t t hegtowar the mssicong
tence of Alred, who was charged coholassessments. Dumn's sisters told the judge defense attorneys have suc- reuigivsigtoiead ioneica Inowarch thetmisn
with youthful offender to man- Aired, a high school and weld- that there was no point in ruin- cessfully challenged orders that inreuing cnes fortion atinea r wil pric. tin g arhi fithis
slaughter in the. death "of his ing school student, admitted to ing two lives by, sending Alred their clients attend Alcoholics icesn hne o oaigyawiepooighsfl
pasengr, 6-yar-ld ohn drikin whn h crshe hi toprion.Anoymos metigs ecasemissing loved ones. "Woman Thou Art Loosed: On
passen er, 16 year-od Joh drink ng whe he cr shed is to rison.Anonym usametingslecause "ThedNtiona Childede7thi-Dtye7thhDy" pthepastorofTTh
Luke Dum of Muskogee. Chevrolet pickup into a tree, The District Attorney's Office of AA's spiritual component,. ainPorm[ isaean Pte' os nDla n
1' k :,. .:,,unprp edetnted addition to our pounced support. for the, Black
curr ent programs and a won- and Missing Foundation,'Inc.,
Signs that- your m arriage is Ii derful benefit to all communi- a non-profit organization that
+.: ties throughout the nation,"- brings awareness to missing
hea ingtow rdsa rai wr ak ++said John S. Hooks, Jr., Super- persons of color.
headin tow rd a ri w e k visory Special Agent, FBI. The To learn more about his cur-
By Nomalanga Mhlauli-Moses ments but if you keep hav- partnership with Bishop Jakes rent initiative with The National
ing the same argument over will greatly assist with bringing Child Identification Program,
The following are the 6 signs and over, it may be a sign of awareness to it. visit www.tdjakes.org/familyID.
that Michele Weiner-Davis, a trouble. Having the same fight
relationship expert, says are an repeatedly erodes the marriage "'I:
indication of a marriage heading and makes each partner focusL
for trouble: on the negative aspects of each e n r b t
1. You're thinking about be- other and the relationship.
ing unfaithful. You may even begin to avoid
There are many reasons why each other and start to doubts f ry u
YOU may be thinking about if you're with the right person.
straying, ranging from wanting 3. Escalating fights H ousen rul suorprg in
some excitement to wanting Having ,the .same ,fights is
some attention and the feel- a sign of trouble, and having e ,f ra g i
ing of appreciation.Whatever fights that escalate in intensity ,to p a e y u
the reason, if you're thinking is also a red flag. When fights in f o t fy urc ld e
about betraying your spouse, escalate, they can lead to ver- i r n fy u h l r nC r fT a k
it is a sign of trouble. Having bal or physical abuse; both of
an affair often creates more which are not okay. Fights that By Towanna B. Freeman language, however, you set It




12B THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 21-2,21 THENATION'S #1 BLACK NEWSPAPER
Richardson Hadley Davis MLK Gregg L. Mason In Memoriam Retired educator, In Memoriam'
IDA FLEMING, 90, domestic, DERRICK GUYTON, 33, laborer, MADELINE ESSIX, 83, Greer dies
died November died November housewife, died In loving memory of, In loving memory of,
14. Service 1 17. Service 10 November 13 at
p:m., Friday at a.m., Saturday home. Survivors
New Providence at Jordon Grove i n c I u d e
Baptist Church. MB Church. d a u g h t e r s ,
Patricia Williams
(Sam), Cora
Lee Hamnpton-I
(Albert) and
Gloria Mae Bates; grandchildren,
SAM WARD, JR., 37, died ILEANA P. LEMUS-IGLESlAS, Heather and Albert Hampton and
November 9. 56, teacher, Nicole Essex; great-grand, Jules
Service I p.m., 1 died November Braylin Dallis; sisters, Nicey Lamb
Saturday at Mt. 10. Services (Jimmy) and Nonnie Mae Barnes;
Calvary Baptist were held. and a host of other relatives and
Ch urch. friends. Viewing, 2-9 p.m., Friday.
Family hour, 4-8 p.m. Service
~10 a.m., Saturday at. NeW Shiloh
i ~~Missionary Baptist, Church. SARAH'JONES CHERRY BLI B.G ER.7, LORENZA DAYS TYLER
Entombment: Southern Memorial 1112311924 -0810812009 reILred B.ucatoR, 74,, aka "WORM"
Park. rere 17 euatrhoed 0511311947 1112112010
MELISS A WHITE-COLEMAN, ANNIE LAURA JORDAN, 103, It's been three years since Survivors include: her tsbetw yar sic
47, died died November the Lord called you home. We "children,' Anita, Tee, III,. Itsbetwyar
November 16. 12. Services 0Royal think of you always, but espe- Florence, and Frederick; an you left us with peaceful
Final rites and were held. ETE A EM,8,rtrd cially today. dpe agtr hrn memories, your love is still our
burial in Ocala, CA didGod has you in his keeping;' tregadhlrn arn guide; and though we cannot
FL. Nvembed a we have you in our hearts. thres gandcShie Larn, see you-, you are- always at our
home. Survived Loe awy, Goi, great-grandchild: Payton; and sie
by: three sons, ihlsadSia devoted relatives, friends', and Lv las
James,, Arthur, students. Your wife Geno, The Days
Dwaine Weems; Death Notice The only viewing will be and Tyler Families.I
three daughters, at Range Funeral Home on
RHUNETTA B. THOMPSON, VTER JUSTE, 87, activist, died Ethel Rivers, Monday, November 26 with
81, did Nvemer 9.Mae Johnson family hour from 6 p.m. 8
November 17. Arrangements adRbDvi.Veng48pmp.m. Memorial service at 11N
Arrangementsar nopee incomplete. Sunday in the chapel. Service 11 a.m., 'Tuesday, November"
aeic mlt .a.m., Saturday December 1 in 27 At -the ..Historic i:Mt. Zion f 0 G T E ?,1,'
Waynesboro, Mississippi. Missionary Papist Church.
In lieu of, flowers donations "' '
may be made to the church.Haeyufrotns
Death Notice Arrangements entrusted to so bu ordpre
Range Funeral Home. "
BARBARA. FINNIE, died lvdoe epte
November 18. Grace in yur mmr iha
Arrangements LINDA RENAE BLACKSHERE, Happy Birthday
are incomplete. 62, housewife, i eoimo ap
died November In loving memory of, ii
12 at Mt. Sinai
H o s p i t a I BETTY PARSON 641 North-ouobtayscin
Services were west Dry Cleaners owner,
held. died November 16 at JacksonCalcsife
Hospital. Survivors include: 3 56 46 2
NAOMI RUTH GIBSON, 100, Shaundra, Shanna and three
died November grandchildren.clsied
16a or Service 11 a.m., Saturday
Se1 2 at hme., BERNELATHA SMITH, 68, at New Hope Baptist Church. __1.amtmsnln o
Seriay in the. retired, died Arrangements, entrusted to -
chiael. th N ov em b er Range Funeral Home. firiEm!
chapel. ~ 12 iAtaa FRANK SCRUGGS, 83, died;!," ,"b a i ;
GSe ri 1. October 20, 2012. Happy Birthday
Service 10 As a young man, Frank, be-. !
a.m., Saturday "t
came a chef and worked in In loving memory of,
at Mr. alvaryseveral Miami restaurants. He
M.B.Chuch.was fondly known aSctyto W ,JOHN COOPER
Hall Ferguson Hewitt his fellow chefs and restau- 1112211934_-06/0512012 f
REBECCA JONES, 76, retired, ANNA WHITE, .73, housewife, rant employees.
died November died November 13 at Northshore The funeral was held on We love and miss you.
13 at Jackson Hospital. Services were held. Monday, Octobe 29 02a or ie oa aghter,"
M m o r-i a I th itrcMutZo i-Geraldine and family.
H o s p i t a I .sionary Baptist Church.
dat i~u g ht er; -AJ Manuel -h-rb teL w G oup, P.A.
Barbara -and CURTIS. "'Kurt" WALLACE Ha pAitha o
Tangela; sons; HORTON, 71, Inlvn eoyoAttorneys & Counselo s-At-Law
Bobby, Willie Jr., and Ervin- died November
Viewing -2-8 p.m., Friday in. the 15 at Memo- k Sml atWl etmnsPeae o sLwA 9
chapel. Service I p.m., Saturday. Simpl HospitaletaetsPeardfo.s o A 9
at Jordan Grove. Burial at Dade, Viewing .6 8 Simple Powers of Attorneys Prepared for As Low As $75
Memorial Cemetery., p.m., Friday ROSIE LEE MATTHEWS utaiDed
at Pembroke 1112311928 0812712012
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FASHION HIP HOP MusIc e FOOD DINING ARTS & CULTURE PEOPLE
SECTION C MIAMI, FLORIDA, NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012 THE MIAMI TIMES
Boukman Eksperyans shine at Big Night
ARTISTS LOOM BIG IN COU NTRYS HISTORY
Miami Times staff report of General Prosper Avril. least twice. The Beaubruns
bring vodou musical tradi-
Boukman Eksperyans, a ORIGINS OF THE BAND tions to their group's sound
band with cult-like appeal, The band's name comes but they're also fans of all
was the featured performer from Dutty Boukman, a sorts of international music
at last Friday's Big Night in vodou priest who led a reli- from Hendrix to Bob Marley,
Little Haiti. And judging from gious ceremony in 1791 that whose ability to translate a
the crowd that danced and is considered to be the begin- political message into music
sang along with almost every ning of the Haitian revolution, was a souce of inspiration for
tune, it's clear that the group The other half of the name, Beaubrun.
has a huge following right "Eksperyans." is a Kreyol .During their concert last
here in South Florida. word for "experience" and week, the: stage was aglow
Boukman Esperyans rose was inspired by the band's with dancing, drumming and
to fame in the early 1990s appreciation of the music women performing acrobatic
when the President Jean of Jimi Hendrix. In 1994, feats. Given Haiti's recent dev-
Bertrand Aristide was over- after Aristide was restored to astation and the continued
thrown in a military coup power, the band returned to efforts to rebuild the belea-
d'etat. Like a number of other Haiti where they continued to guered country, the onstage
artists and performers, the gain fans playing at con- celebration led by Boukman
band fled the country. Their certs, carnivals and recording Eksperyans showed that hope
song, "Ke'm Pa Sote," which albums. remains alive for all who con-
included the phrase, "My Boukman Eksperyans was sider Haiti their native land.
heart doesn't leap, I'm riot founded by Lolo Beaubrun For more information
afraid," became one of Haiti's and his wife, Manze,' and about December's Big Night
most revered protest songs. It has always been a politically in Little Haiti event, call the
spoke out against the condi- outspoken group, so much Little Haiti Cultural Center,
tions in Haiti under the post- so that they've lived away 305-980-2969 or go to www.
Duvalier military government from Haiti in political exile at bignightlittlehaiti.com.
LT.J. HOMES DEBRA LEE
B' DArtists ponders
return to
SPEmusic industry
By Mesfin Fekadu
In order to capture his best ver-
C U T D Osion of Jimi Hendrix for an upcom-
irig biopic, Andre 3000 said he
* ihad to think of him as a regular
CEO says viewers aren't dude and not a rock star.
"I didn't look at him as an icon
tun ing r TJ Holmes because when you're in it, you
dorgt know you're an icon. You
y Don't know you're an icon until
another people say you're an
When T.J., Holmes left CNN to host his icon," the 37-year-old said in
own show on BEf, Don't Sleep, some called an interview.
it a risky move, while the network's viewers "So I had to take it as a per-
seemed to be excited. son, you know what I mean?
Holmes saw it as opportunity to And I just tried, to say; 'Well,
"reach out and report onstories that di- what would Jimi want people
rectly affect the African-American commu- to knowthat they can't get off
unity of YouTube?' And that's how I
Unfortunately, the viewership has not approached it," he said.
lived up to hype. Hendrix died at age 27 in'
Holes'shw cmbiescomdynes 170 ;iHe was ranked No. 1 on
andcomenaryno unik Th Clbet ollngStone magazine's great-
ReotadTeDiySo ihJnSe- esguitarists of all-time list. His "
ar.band, The Jimi Hendrix Experi- ,
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an rw4000veeso oisOtbr such as i"Electric Ladyland" arnd "Are i!
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beepnedt n hu eky format By Michele Booth Cole ,is often projected onto the
alingframr copeesivei discus- victim. Further, pernicious
sion ofteisern vnsafcing the The lovable Sesame Street brand has been stereotypes and homopho-
AficnAmrca omuity. '" hit hard recently. First, Big Bird almost wound bia make the sexual abuse
"W il o av nhur-10ng format to up on the chopping block. Now, Elmo -- or of boys even less likely to
educae emoean nae. This will al- more accurately, the muppet's doppelganger, be reported.
lIow usmr iet ev eper into topics revered puppeteer Kevin Clash -- is still reel- Imagine what this means
and deemn o ecnal, in our own ing from a bogus child sexual abuse'scandal. for boys of color, trying to
way bagnsochne"Hlmes wrote on A former paramour alleged that Clash sexually survive in a world where
hiswbie"Apatoben extended to abused him, but by the next news cycle, the their gender and race make
an hor th hwwl ovet Wednesday accuser had recanted his claim. them walking targets of
nihts a11pmThswlalow us to do Here's the truth: Each year, one in four girls countless negative pre--
onto n rprigfociisadom and one in six boys will be sexually abused by sumptions. So it's all the more
muiisarostecuntry."isn c~- their 18th birthday, according to the organi- unconscionable to take up precious
:'; zation Darkness to Light, which aims to end Please turn to ELMO 2C




2C THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012 THE NATION'S #1 BLACK NEWSPAPER
Dr. Carl Johnson, the event. Johnson J.T. Favernier and The life of Master
Stephen Thompson, challenged the the male :choir from Henry, iii, ehded
Leslie Gamble, Dr. parents to raise their 93rd Street Baptist after losing a three-
Thomas Snowden, children with God in Church who all sang year bout with
Quincy Cohen, mind. It was a more "To God Be The Glory" cancer. He had
Nerissa Cannon and impacting experience to inspire Johnson. an extraordinary
Kudos go out to Torian Miami Jackson, 9-year-old Destint vhend family joined The football fans of relationship with
Cox, president of the Sigma Miami Central, Nicholas- who along the march and Miami Jackson and his maternal
Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Miami Northwestern and with his mother came thanked the marchers Miami Northwestern grandmother, Patsy
Phi Fraternity, Inc. for his Booker T. Washington. The to witness father, JOHNSON f their prayers and filled Traz Powell WRIGHT B. Sampson, who.
presentation at the most sacred activity Dezman, rap about support in light of Stadium last Friday preceded him in
Achievement Week was the Walk For his once-troubled life and their son's recent murder for the Annual Soul Bowl. death, Henry was a member
Annal Activities Peace/Candlelight current devotion to God. taking place just a few blocks Coach Stephen Field said of 100 Black Men Mentoring
'2012. It started with a Vigil that started The walk to end gun' away from the school. after the game, "A win is a Program with an affinity
fish fry at the Omega at Mt. Tabor MBC violence included Chris Others in attendance were: win and we played a lot of for the arts, medicine and
Activity Center and in Liberty City. It Norton, the Northwestern Warren Ferguson, Ronald guys tonight, there was no reading his Bible. During his
then ,' followed with was led by Cox, Dr. Marching Band led by Chris Maycock, Ted B. Ranks, doubt we were going to be 11hness, he wrote a hopeful
forums targeting Larry Handfield, Robinson with Dr. Johnson G. Range, Elaine Black, okay." Northwestern created pioemn entitled "I am." He will
seniors at Miami Carol Commissioner as emcee who introduced Daryl Branton, Kelvin much excitement with a 21- b missed by a host of family
City, North Miami, HANDFIELD Audrey Edmonson, Handfield, coordinator of Hudson, Nathaniel Jones, 13 win. members.
by the demise of -Cecelia Gibson- Smith August,:
M d n secC artn e eer D ais, noj E ch o s
Harry McCartney, mother Our guest artists who
'of ;Effle, and grandmother of gave the audience. a superb
Community and friends Get well three who all now live in New performance were songbird
are cordially invited to attend wishes and York City. Yvonne Brown and The
the retirement celebration,, our continuous prayers for At our annual and Father Gary Thomas Trio. Our r
marking 44 years of service, all sick and shut-ins- of our Barry's final Calendar Tea last Fall months won first place
for our beloved priest, the community: Clarence E. week, the Episcopal, Church honors, Winter came in
Reverend, Canon Richard' Clear, Sr.,' Kim Burrows- Women (ECW) theme of second, Summer third place
Livingston Marquess-Barry. Wright, Naomi A. Adams, "Many Paths One Journey" and Spring ,fourth place.
The event takes place on Wilhelmina, S. -.Welch, was in evidence among all Vennda-Rei Harris Gibson is
Saturday, Dec. 1st at 10 a.m.: Yvonne Johnison-Patterson, the Calendar Tea workers: the president of Saint Agnes'
at The Historic, St. Agnes' Veronica O'Berry, Jackie F. Fall (September Constance branch ,of the Episcopal
Episcopal Church, 1750 NW Livingston, Princess Lamb, Blackman, Capt., October Church Women, which-
3rd Ave. Frankie RolleiDokizaleigh Mary Robbins, November spearheads this fund-raising ..49a
Your prayers and presence McKinney and Gloria Gail Stirrup). Winter project. Cogrtuaton yR D a 11 p en s
are requested at the Bannister.. -(December Carolyn Spicer- to all for their hard work.
celebration of our new priest, Francina Lewis-Robinson Mond, 'January Shree Congratulations go out to all, .... y
Rev. Father Denrick Ephriam is enjoying Orlando with her Wheeler, Capt., February veterans both men and op n le te aft er ,
Rolle. as our fourth rector on son ,and daughter-in-law Shirley Clark). Spring (March women of all of the wars
Sunday Dec. 2nd at 4 p.m.. Gifford and Etta Robinson Sharon Anderson, Capt., that they fod~ght in order to
The' Right Reverend Leopold' 'and ,-their children for April MaudeNewbold, May keep our, country free. May .R o min ey loss
Frade, will ,preside at the Thanksgiving. -R Roderiqua Gordon and Gay the U.S. forever remain.- safe
'reception in Blackett Hall, Once. again old time Outler). "Summer" (June and free for all. 'God bless By Evelyn Diaz "I fe Iel a desperation for the
which will follow worship. Miamians are saddened Robin Moncur, July Dawrye America. country," she wrote.
IMitt Romney may have con- "The fact is, that when the
e *ceded the election to Presi- two parties are not working
Beatles, let ut be on vinyl once agpain de Baec Obam o wito togeher ,it makdtrinrm
grace and brevity bu oe finlBig ealadrfo
Albu re-elese i a W wet wih clan. his supporters have more to either party that can get this
Alumrereeaegsro}ewen withgcentfm say. Stacey Dash, who came unstuck., Non-partisanship.
blast from the pastF fansgrwppcaing seg ny'u under fire last month.for ex-1 is. what will get Americans
meris, s evdened b'sug'- pressing heft.support -of .the back to work and the, home-
BV Marco R. della Cava mrtaevdndbysg- Republican candidate, has less back on their feet."
isals(p4%i 01t penned a 1,344-word open Dash also addresses the
s i letter detailing her disap- hateful rhetoric floating
nyl, at least. the reopenmng of record-press- pointment at his l .oss. around after her public en-
In Ia nod to rabid fans and the ing plants, says Robert Harley, Tild"03"teetr, osmntfRmeyvr
editor of audiophile journal T sle 2 atl oe
resurgence of old-school discs, The Absolute Sound. released,.in entirety to TMZ, Obama.
Apple Corps and EMI are re- beiswtDahsseron "I do not want to be a part
leasing all of the Fab Four'.s Vnlsexodgpaty that "like many other citi- of the hateful voices. insult-
original studio: albums, (1963- because, the sound quality, is zens of. the .United States, 1 ing~each ottier. want to be a
1970),'phis the:U.S.-originiated noticeably more natural, but haebnwordaduptpatftevicshahls
cal'st Mytr g1d adath- -" ",?
agi M e o a ae by thetremendous downturn sharithei f re it'tyou?
re.,ize that yout can start, a
PastaMasters singles collec- n 'inthe economy, a nd the slow-,, shem msed
tion,bo 180-goameaudiotihilecoraion tov ypur record path e ry. :"ed s -ilan-
vi n l '. .. I a wei d ah idc cI o n b ut n ot.so m u chyo v. "T h e m a in objective e o f ou r d o r e d IR o mn ey o m lig h t-
TN .lbuits whcitifilud Be ~es ca{arMarin ew- nation must be repairing the ly rnaive place, thirikinl that,
thetortgmIn artwork, are avail- eomy"sectins. I could spea my voice with-
abl idiiiualy $1.9; or The 14-his'tibox ssht ge'sfo $9,9.9'- 9 24-page beok, sasayine s '"All our, social cocrsot beigciczdinsh
single LPs, $29.99 for doubles) (blw stce n(~g ~ 'trTu.bis Temgiiec f ms oeatrtis. With- racially charged and-hateful
as well as in a limited-editionouastbecnmyur oe.
1-isc package ($399.99). The sui.ofth(aao)mdu ththeptsanarwktat great nation fails." Still, upon hearing confir-
boxed set includes Ia 252-page But coming on the heels 'Of 'produces a more, open and graced these albums are lost DeithrpefeneorminofOa 'svcry
book by radio producer Kevin a Grammy-winning, series, of airy sound," says Sean Magee, on 5-inch (CD) squares," he Romney, Dash had a few kind she offered .her congratu-
Howlett on the sessions, which i-emastered CDs in 2009, why the, Abbey Road engineer who says, noting-that the Sgt. Pep- words for President Obanygg,Iations.49o-4 reaTsecozid- term
"showcase the tremendous joy bother with Vinyl? spent the better part of a year per's Lonely Hearts Club Band--who shM&6411s "brilliant,' un-: ROTUS.'i"Aftho hi Il dis-
and energy of a band that was "There's something comi' onth project. lot of modern ,disc willcm tt't rga derstatell, Iethical' [and] Ia ap pointed', hate governor
essentially playing livei h in the in th6mrcsdsaeegdee o od leeisrs great husband ad fa- Romiey, anid congressman
ther." ([Paul] Ryan did niot win, I
A rti t~i~ v ,,n ar'u to: e e, r um .Still, Dash contends ,that am-,hopeful tha Ri esident
Artstis'tin rshto ed d a abu t*..".' ipon e I. sne btaeso
cess as governor of Massa-, America that thrives," the ac-
ANDRE 3000 Frank Ocean,, Rick Ross next month. .'cago and Houston.chets"rssonid.
contimied from 1C_ KhaadYugJeyBtAndre-'3000 istl't in', a, -"It's a feeling for me,". he said.
OutKast's 2006 platinum-., rush to retord anr album. 'Like, I can't just throw out




TENATION'S #1 BLACK NEWSPAPER X 5 THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012
That's a giant leap for 'Mankind 'on History
The tor isglo alandso s te -supporting roles were played by building of the Great Wall of
The tor is lob l, nd s isthelocals, adding yet another layer China."
net orks 1 -ho r mnisrie of authenticity. Keeping with the series' glob-
net or's 2-ourmiiseie The series' narrator, Oscar al theme, Mankind will have a
By Carol Memmott a localized history; it's a global nominee Josh Brolin, who has worldwide (although not simul-
one. "This gave us a very clear played San Francisco super- cast) premiere in most coun-
Scientists tell us it took bil- filter. It had to be of central ira- visor Dan White in Milk and tries this week, a first in the
lions of years for the Earth to portance to all of humanity." George W. Bush in W., says he's network's history. The compa-
form, and billions more to cre- Mankind, produced by Nu- drawn to the big historical fig- ny is located in 150 countries
ate conditions in which hu- topia, which also made the ures who populate the series, and has 250 million viewers
mans and their precursors Emmy-winning America the' including Genghis Khan and worldwide, and Mankind is be-
could survive. Story of Us for History in 2010, Napoleon. "What are the simi- ing given what Hbogstra calls
The History Channel takes starts with a quick nod to the larities between the two? How a "custom fit," with some coun-
on an equally ambitious task: Big Bang and, within minutes,, they dealt with themselves, tries, including Germany arid
squeezing the story of the hu- arrives on the plains of east Af- how they dealt with their own Israel, re-dubbing it with their
man race into 12 hours of tele- rica about 150,000 years ago, ego, wha transpired in the own celebrity narrators.,
vision. Mankind the Story of where Homnosapiens first lived. hudreds of years after that. I It's an ambitious endeavor,
All of Us airs six consecutive Ian Morris, who teaches world start to attach myself to some "but on any given night," Hoog-
Tuesdays, beginning this week' history at *Stanford University of these people," he says. stra says, "we're .competing
at 9 ET/PT. and served as the series'. histor- Human drama comes to life with sports, movies and dra-
"To boil this down, we needed ical consultant, says two points through those re-creations, and mas, and we have to be able
a filter, and the filter we ap- were particularly pivotal "One Spartans prepare for battle at Platea in 479 B.C. in 'Man- computer-generated imagery to stay. competitive. We are
plied is, 'What were' the key is the origin of farming, which kind the Story of All of Us,'.which combines live-action re- plays an equally, important role a biisiness, and we have to
tipping points in history that Was about 10,000 years ago, creatiofls and CGI scenes, in Mankind. "The CGI is not get ratings and meet ad sales
impact who me are today?' and the other is the Industri- just to give you a background goals."
says Julian Hobbs, an execu-, al Revolution, just- a couple of cities goes up, and the com- very exciting when you can that looked as it did then, be- And History is taking point-
ive producer for History, who hundred years ago." plexities of the organizations make those unexpected con- cause we actually found loca- ers froml Hollywood~s playbook.
estimates there are about 80 of "Both of these changed just goes up." Everything, he says, nections and see their impact." tions around the planet that "Hollywood takes history all
these "essential turning points about everything about the changes in these two big mo- And because this is a global would do that," says Hobbs. the time and turns it into big
we share in common" in Man- way humans live," Morris says. ments, story, it was a global produc- "What we put our money and blockbuster movies," Hobbs
kind. Among them: harnessing "'Both changed the amount of "What we liked is that there's tion, filming in such locales as expertise behind was bringing says. "I think it's fair for us to
fire, the Iron Age, the* Bronze energy we were able to capture a way to cross disciplines," says South Africa, Morocco, China to life, through CGT, the jai- take some of what Hollywood
Age, explorations and the dis- from the world around us, and History programming executive and the United Kingdom. Ac- dropping ancient monuments, does well, in terms of scale and
coveries of certain minerals. as the amount of energy you Dirk Hoogstra. "We're using tors played some of the lead- be it the building of the great s cope and emotion and the ac-
And sharing is the key, he have goes up, the number of various sciences to help tell the 'ing roles in the historical re- pyramids, the construction of tion-adventure kind of genres,
says, because Mankind is not people goes up, the size of the bigger story. History becomes enactments, but m any of the the aqueducts of Rome, the and apply it to real history."
Sssassin's Creed III' one ofSA ya'betiles Comedian Katt Williams arrested
Having explored the Middle>. becoming an expert killer. A csray Str downtown hotel.
East and Europe, the'action The structure of the game Williams was
series Assassin's Creed tack- allows players to feel like a assaulted, him released after i!
Its a new frontier: America.,, graceful assassin, leaping inve stigators ;
Assassin's Creed XI (four between trees or rooftops as with bottle questioned him
stars out of four) is a phenom- they kill redcoats with hidden, By The Associated Press and several wit-
enal tale with a gripping story blades, bows and arrows, tom- .nesses. Calls to@
and 'rich universe comple- ahawks and even rope darts. Comedian Katt Williams has representatives
merited by the painstaking de- Players also perform myriad been arrested after a man told for Williams were not immedi-
tail developers used in re-cre- tasks while exploring the Bos- Oakland police that-the enter- ately returned.
ating 18thcentury America. ton area, including hunting tainer -hit him over the head Police said the man was
Players follow Conhaor, a Na- animals, recruiting towns with a bottle. treated at a hospital for a cut
rive American assassin whore people and frontiersmen and Authorities say the 41-year- to 'his head. His name has not
joins forces with the newly,- engaging in intense navalwar- old Williams was briefly taken been released.
formed American colonies to* fare. into custody on 'suspicion of The performer is known for
fight off the British during the It nqe-setting and high- assault :last rWednesday night' his HOseil"KtWi-
1700s. The story dives deeply lystsynato.mksA-after the apparent victim said -liams: Pimp Chronicles Pt. 1,"
inoCno' ie rmhs-'sasnsCre I ssti h eouinr a n sassin's Creed XiI one of this* he was-attacked aboard a tour and movie roles, including "Fri-
family history to his pain to stars and stars the'assassin Connor. year's best titles. bus that was parked outside a day After Next" and "Norbit."




4C THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012 THE NATION'S #1 BLACK NEWSPAPER
Financial worries pil1e on before graduation
By Richard Pdrez-Pefia of school work. kind of community service.
"For far too many stu-,1 Black students were more
Money troubles interfere dents, this is a real obstacle likely to work collaborative-
with the academic perfor- to achievement," said Alexan- ly than those in other racial
mance of about one-third of all der C. McCormick, director i and ethnic groups. Women
college students, and a similar of the survey, which included spent significantly more hours
number of students regularly 285,000 students at 577 four- ..studying than men did, and
skip buying required academic year colleges and universities" students at undergraduate col-
materials because of the costs, in the United States and Can- leges of arts and sciences stud-
according to a survey released ada. ted more than those at univer-
on last Thursday. Dr. McCormick, an associate Wsities with graduate programs.
In an era of stagnant in- professor of education at In- .For the first time, the sur-
comes and rising tuition and diana University, said money vey asked why students chose
student debt, the burden of troubles had always existed their majors, and more than
college costs on families and for some students, but "since half said a central reason was
former students is well docu- the 2008 recession, it's some- having the skills to find a job
mented. But the new findings, thing we need to view more se- and advance a career. Stu-
from the National Survey of riously." dents in science and technol-
Student Engagement, show The survey findings par- ogy fields were far more likely
that financial worries are a allel those in studies by the .than others to give that an-
major source of stress for un- American College Health As- -Jae C. Hong/Associated Press swer, while white students
dergraduates while they are sociation, which show that as Students in the library of California State University, Long Beach, which has said it must were far less likely than their
still n school. a drain on students' mental increase tuition and fees, particularly for students who take more credits than they need Hianiblces.sa cas
About three-fifths of stu- health, finances -rank second mts
dents surveyed reported that only to academics, and ahead to graduate. This year's survey also looked
they 'often worry about having of intimate relationships, lack ally, concentrating primarily .As in the past, this year's major area of study. at the booming population of
enough money to cover ordi- of sleep and family problems. on academic issues. The sur- survey asked students about Students in sciences like college students who take their
nary costs, and students who About one-third of students in vey doesnot release scores by practices that research has astronomy, biochemistry and classes online, who tend to be
spend the most hours at pay- those surveys say that in the institution, but it does show. shown to improve learn- physics, for example, were older thean traditional college
ing jobs are, not surprisingly, prior year, financial concerns .colleges their own results and ing, like frequent interaction more than twice as likely as students. It found that the re-
those feeling the most finan- have been "traumatic or very how they compare with their with professors, collaboration their peers in other fields to mote learners spent more time
cial stress. Among those who difficult to handle." peers. School administrators with other students, studying participate in research with studying =-which is consistent
work more than 20 hours a The National Survey of Stu- have come to see it as a valu- abroad and doing internships. faculty members, and among with the age difference -but
week, about three-fifths said dent Engagement dates to able tool for assessing their in- The results showed sharp vari- the least likely to combine fell short on many other mea-
that their, jobs got in the way 2000 and is conducted annu- stitutions. ations by demographics and their academics with some sures of engagement.
Colle ge councilH's anie schol gt
to w eigh in on By S9gy Oiure don hs .up.,. ..coi.ng. ya..
Unit 4 enwih loi
granting credit
fo r o n l~ n e w o r grant to Hispanic Unity of life skills instruction, family
" Florida, a Hollywood-based counseling cas enae
By Mary Beth Marklein around the world. The courses noj nprfit that opr ts h mn rgvolneon
a r e fr e e b u t t h e y d o n 't c o u n t A p oll o:M i d d l S c oo. I t w l I "i o a n p p r u n t e s t g v
The American Council on toward traditional degree
Education, a non-profit orga- programs. benefit STEMin the G, a ckt h .ommunity.
nization that represents most "MOOCs are an intrigu- den prjet Le adtheud
of the nation's college and uni- ing, innovative new approach s
versity presidents, is preparing that holds much promise for 1,0-lsyot osiecI: ri xeinc o hs
to weigh in on massive open engaging students across Ntcnlgegneigad i h TMcirclri
online courses -MOOCs, for the country and around the mahmais an itwl d hs tuet reeci
short -a new way of teaching world, as well as for help for ioiisan eae ingkl tht il utiatl
and learning that has taken ing colleges and universities ove 12 t r s o t ,"s i e a p i d n t c n l p -a d
higher education by storm in broaden their reach," says yi SH :...
recent months. Molly Corbett Broad, presidential Core L e :fis, ai Unt' si: ,rl ils
Stamp of approval from ayf the council. "But as with ch! 1 ief develpmen offer "t Hipai Unit and)i i;
the organization could en- aynew approach, there are Th rjc a hsna Aol ideSho r
hance the value of MOOCs to many questions about~long-, a rec-it by) th Stt a ,rltaku o Stat Far
universities and lead to lower term potential, and ACE is Yout dvisor Boar.aUi fo hsCxrm gnru
tuition costs for students, eager to help answer them." mentation, but it would be up, "We are eager to learn from Te a ra as, rn,'Lwssi."twl
who could earn credit toward Part of the council's plan, to individual schools whether and share the data that will be said AaBuista, an oi allow u s to inroucfnand
a college, degree for passing announced last I Tesday and to accept the course for credit. generated," says Dan Green- raeybotrd emer "e arte coplln sonceaths o stg-ee
-a particular course. At is- beginning next year, involves The initiative, to be funded stein, of the Gates foundation. rell excoiiatetiseeall the;!: dent thave.srogned
sue is whether the quality of teams of faculty that will by the Bill & Melinda Gates .Some universities already great wor that. thyil e oe. "
the courses offered through examine the content and Foundation, also will involve are incorporating MOOCs into 2 !.:: Q"...
MOOCs are equivalent to .rigor of particular courses to research on the impact of their programs. Last month, C1 d-VT r" 1 -ber sdls C1




THE NATION'S #1 BLACK NEWSPAPER .[5C THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 211-27, 21
MOVIN FORWRD:TE HYPOTIS
By J'li Sauel posessd te igredent nededto. nfogetabl. memerzin pefor
P By Ju'liaSamue ~Unposese the ndaredaiental edeo infort te siioncng efond
In a culture of reality stars, social emergence into fame, Richards' sto- on the series official Facebook page:
celebrities and over-night sensa- ry lends its hand more to the pur- "The Hypnotist."
tions that exit as quickly as they suit of one-s passion and hard work.
appear, J. August Richards As a graduate from the University WORDS OF ADVICE
exists as a rare and intriguing of Southern California, Richards Fueled by his passion, Richards'
talent who has yet to show majored in theater. There was no advices aspiring actors not to pur-
the world what he hasg to Other option for the actor, according sue acting if fame is the sole inter-
offer. His latest project, to Richards. Through the years the "est,
"The Hypnotist," pro- passion remains the same. "Don't do it unless you have to,"
vie a na"ee no It's who I am," Richards said. "I Richards said. "If yuwant to be,
what the future has in can't do anything else because I famous you have a lot of spiritual
Store for the actor and wouldn't be happy." work that you have to do."
i.it serves as proof that Moving forward Richards placed a lot of empha-
Richards' talent is not "The Hypnotist" is a multi-media sis on future actors knowing what
.:. i :, ~ ~~~~confined to acting. episodic series written and directed thi vie ol ei heatn
...Supernatural appeal by Richards. profession and understanding what
: : .. .The actor acquired The series stars Lisa Gay Hamil- message they are delivering with
- .mainstream popular- ton, of "The Practice," "Beloved" and each role. Richards shared what he
ity for his role in the "Men of a Certain Age." Hamilton hopes to achieve with every role and
- -"occult TV series hit, plays the title role and is described with every contribution to the arts.
Angel." However, before as a mysterious woman .living in "As person of color, I think it is
he played the memorable Los Angeles who has perfected the our responsibility to elevate human-
role of Charles Gunn art of African hypnosis. ity," Richards said. "I believe you
[Angel] the actor already The actress does provide an can do that through the arts."
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The Miami Times
~Business iFinance
SECTION D MIAMI, FLORIDA, NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012
BP receives "take over i
$4.5B fine Kle
' Health
Oil giant pleads guilty to
.,. .": q@: KC d Kier Permanente Presi-
crimina chre n2 1 dent Bernard Tyson will suc- TSNBENR
crimial charge n 201 .; ;iii : ; ....ceed George Halvorson as TSNE AR
Gulf spill chairman and COof th halth plan and hospital op-
non-profit health care compa- erations for Kaiser ierman-
By om owlr 4ny in six months, the board of ente and senior vice president
By om owlr Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and COO for the. Organiza-
British Petroleum [BP] PLC agreed to accept and Health Plan said Monday. tion's regions outside of Cali-:
crmnlrsosblt frte21 epae Halvorson,' CEO since 2002, fornia. Kaiser Permanente is
Horizon disaster that killed I1I workers and to recently announced: his plan: often seen as a model for the
pay $4.5 billion in fines and restitution, the) t re-eexya. snashltcreytmpand
biggest penalty ever levied by the U.S. Justieet! been president and COO for under the new health care'
Deprtmnt.Butth oi prducr sil faes } ...two years Previously, he was law, the Patient Protection
an even costlier battle with the government, xetie iepsdntoadAfrabe.reA.
over civil penalties for the pollution unleashe . . . .. . . . .. . . . .
when the drilling rig exploded in the Gulf of :
Mexico and caused the worst offshore oil spill a m r r l a e l c
inUS.hstr. P1l.ease turn to BP 10D Deepwater Horizon, oil-rig disaster. W l a tr l a e l c
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5 Walmart's .Black Friday (local time), Walmart will of-
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CEO Ursula Burns "W'entgigtesrie uieswl ee-discounter says it brought "item,: which .has to: be paid
to be making ate two-thirds of Xerox's revenue s de" hti ilhv o ingtad es
"not patz'ent" with aymrfomlb21,ufrmbuthftisernough of three-hot electron- tered, online. .The product,
announcements. year and helping offset slowing itsiesct aifso- ilte esipd;0
company's progress 'msrthdeadfrperocen. pers who are in .their stores store where it was purchased "
managers will "We'll be able to have a low- hkgingigt
By Bennett J. Laudon be talking to the growth business shifting to To get a $7 Wa r gi t h before C rms p "L
and Steve Sink afcepolehigh-growth business as we : Wmt isage
affected peoplepu:h~e'ofig:is
during the ge oeof our revenue from car wApi ad the purchese o he-als stageing tms
Xerox CEO Ursula Burns sent fourth quarter." services," Burns said. "On an A"hppe i 2rowvr othe dal~sstaing toughmh
a signal three-weeks ago that bad' Most of the balan ce, we're making prog- li lr ei h
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financial results, they also looked turing campus in Webster are now provides include automating ; ing and marketing officer in to browse before they search
ahead to the fourth quarter and on the technology side of the corn- payments for governments teUSsy eas ayfrtebs~rc eas t
said they would spend $00 mil- pany, not the services side. So that and processing claims stores, are open 24 :hours,. thinks these consumers will
lionon resrucurin" -usully may indicate Rochester won't be Please turn to XE ROX 8D
httohr.shoppers can come during uiaeybyrmhm
corporate~speak for layoffs. i o ad h iyo hnsiig "'We're so confident :in our
Last Tuesday, Xerox provided Xerox expanded tremendously Wiei a u :dn*:s0mn n u rcn,
some details of that restructur- adding 75,000 people when in one holiday, 'when you Spencer says, that' people
ing: By the end of the er ,0 Burns engineered the $6.4 billion cm.t fmr,,~'lcn"oeo nat. ok
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two ercet ofXerx's orldide That deal began a transforma-fo"le a.. .
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workforce of 146,000 people. Those tion, changing Xerox from a com- wtWi)tthlstlrce iehchhycalsow
losing their jobs will be "mainly in pany based on printer's and office with Wo f i $399 the aistpicen rooig, h cau theyhw
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at corporate headquarters in Nor- Speaking to investors and Wall Idefinition LCD TV for $148, .who want to see and touch
walk Con. tret aalyts lst uesay n ii'ii(an $80 discount) and. a $38- products before buying them
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81) THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012 ]THE. NATION'S #1 BLACK' NEWSPAPER
Credit card debt down 2'2 percent
AN ENCOURAGING TREND, BUT NUMBER MAY BE DECEIVING
BV Donna Gehrke-White elnigdb He had been worried that are being more cautious m o ie p yntr g
D ecli ning d ebt South Floridians would about issuing credit cards T e a sv o rh q r e
The average credit card could be because overcharge this holiday sea- because the area is still re- Str-p akso
debt fell 22 percent in a year son because consumer con- covering from the housing rl-u"o a~ y h r s n
in the Miami-Fort Lauder- many people have fidence is at a 5 year high crisis, Salazar-Carrillo said. S u r n a~ l tnet iemrhnsase
dale metropolitan area and throughout the Sunshine He added that he thought nchiebyodSurss
is now at $4,644 asof Octo- declard bankruptcy State. a .rebounding Broward is 8VJnSvrzGdewhin19fodd
ber, reported Credit Karma, In o ehv a But so far South Florida's providing more paychecksNotAmrcnBcadwih
a consumer website, n o ehv a credit card debt average re- for South Floridians to pay SAFRNIC -Sqaei prcssmoetn 15blin
Last month's average credit their credit cards mains $600 below the state's their bills Broward's unem- o ol n a~lstinua eri lcrnctascin
card debt dropped nearly average of $5,255, according ployment rate is now at 7.5 deiesgangmont .Bu frmrehn15,0mrcns
$1,300 from the $5,940 av- taken away. to the website's October data. percent lower than the na- anentialmbe-yet inheUS
erage reported for Broward However, Salazar-Carrillo lion's 7.9 percent.sevcthnsihaeouhTePyywrmblerdt
and Miami-Dude counties in ere from spending too much cautioned that South Flori- Last May, South Florida gm odsuttefegigcr edradapi oi
October 2011, according to a extra money," said Credit da's declining credit card debt suffered the highest mortgage makttindsanlln-esouon
national survey by the web- Karma spokeswoman Amy could be because many have and credit card delinquency I h atyaDtot o ecat wocr bu
site. Leone. declared bankruptcy and rates of 25 metro areas sur-
Now, South Florida's aver- Indeed, South Floridians some haehdtercrsveyed even worse than the
age is nearly $700 lessthan are paying down their cred- taken away. Indeed, South Detroit, New York, Los Ange- a nyhrandv tgeiudrs nigte
the national credit card debt it card debt faster than the Florida experienced a sharp les and Atlanta metro areas, opened ofbsesslokgtoa et
of $5,341, Credit Karma average 19 percent national increase in personal bank- according to CredAbility, a cadbsdpy et.
found. drop in a year, she said. ruptcies in October, with fil- nonprofit credit counseling
"The slowly improving job "That's good news," said ings jumping nearly 19 per- agency.
market has helped censure- Jorge Salazar-Carrillo, an, cent in a month in Broward, CredAbility included South bae ynwhrhsqutl tigsik247cto rsrve
ere 'find the income needed economics professor who di- Palm Beach and Miami-Dade Florida's three largest coun- aasdafrial ealnt n ehspot n uies
to manage their debt and rects the Center of Economic counties, according to U.S. ties in its, study Broward, -vr amrHm eo, aayis"Grnrsas
concerns over the economy Research at Florida Interne- Bankruptcy Court in Miami. Palm Beach and Miami-Dade AaoOfc~x a' lb u'h opttv edid
are keeping many censure- tional University. Plus, South Florida banks counties.Seran mxaeaogit culbesfgvnthtqae
ispi i u l estat merchantg mon derisehg-poil e
By Donna IGe h- first have to decide who their Some retirees.who believe. equal amounts to their Anwee.h opn ln fmuh hr r vnmr
kin includes in this age of in frugality, may decide to surviving children, financial toluca limlondl Ir mrng;faSqrentalpb
"Spiritual" estate plan- blended families and sec- leave money in a trust to planners say.naialTrdondpntd cofengn203Sqr,
ning -- deciding how to pass nd or third marriages, Feld guarantee that free-spend- Rather, some feel morally capinltrhswekPeseuntoAY10
down money based on values said. ing kids or their spouses responsible in caring for less
-is becoming ahot topic "With all the kinds of fami- won't squander it all, she .well-off children, said Ben Ba.o0sr i e o k r
for baby boomers who want lies these days, there's no said. .Tobias, a Plantation finan- B d new sfo se v c w rks
to make sure their values simple answer," Feld said. Putting money in a trust. cial planner.
are passed along with their Other thorny questions for surviving relatives can If'one of their children is srie prtotl otlbr enn
money, South Florida finan- from today's complicated r6- wealthy, for example, some XEROX seviesor aion depte workersbovrseaning
cial planners say. lationships: Should couples parents may decide they continued from 7D inetrthtdstewkrsoreaad
Beuet t haite ae in a relationship, for exam- ,"It's control beyond need to give more of an the growth of that part those who work out of
up 19 percent in a year, ac- ple, make sure their children tegae"inheritance to an adult son for insurers as more Of the company, it isn't their homes.Of
cording to Charity Navigator, from a previous marriage get tega ."or daughter who is less well consumers choose to as productive -and effi- Chief FinancialOf
a nonprofit that monitors their own bequests -sepa- Financial planner Mari Adam, said off or who or has a special view documents elec- cient as it needs to be. icer Luca Maestri said
charities. But it goes beyond rate from the new spouse? ofputting Money in a trust for needs child, Tobias said. tronically. "We have a cost issue, Xerox will take $100
leaving money to a favorite Yes, Feld recommends. surviving relatives "For whatever reason, *Lynn Blodgett, who not. a revenue issue," million in charges in
grup si Sut Foid a- A surviving step-parent they are opposed to doing it headed Dallas-based Blodgett said. He out- the fourth quarter to
goney aide Souter Floda t may give the couple's posses- protect it from any creditors equally," Tobias said. Affliated Compute lined the restructurigpyfrtelofsex
That extends into decid- sions to his or her children. or even an ex-spouse, ater- Feld has seen the same Services and is now plan and said Xerox pectins -a savings of
ig how to give or not Step-children can then get ney Feld added. trend, although she per- president ofXeosalowluemreo-'$3miinin20.
money to family members, passed over -,unless estate "It's more'Control beyond sonally feels that children
said Feld who will talk at a planning leaves them a spe- the grave," added Mari should be treated equally.
free seminar about spiritual cific amount, Feld said. Adam, Boca Raton financial If mothers or fathers are
giving next Monday, Nov. 19, In setting up a Will, par- planner, who has seen more going to leave more money
at the Adolph & Rose Levis ents also need to consider: clients wanting to have a say to one child, then they need
Jewish Community Center, "Have you passed on your fi- how their kin spends their to communicate that before
9801 Donna Klein Blvd. in nancial values to kids?" Feld inheritance. they pass away, she said.
Boca Raton. said*she asks clients. "Some- A growing number of Tobias agreed. It's a matter SUHATOETW IAKW S
- Many South Floridians times, I have to send them .South Florida parents also of keeping peace in the fam-
drawing up an estate plan home to think about it." are deciding not to give ily, he said.' COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY
PLEASE ALL TAKE NOTICE that a Board of Commissioners Meeting of the
O th e le der to ffe re iefSoutheast Overtown/Park West Community Redevelopment Agency (SEOPW
O t e e d r o o fe e i f so on CRA) is scheduled to take place on Monday, November 26, 2012 @ 5:00 pm, at
Frederick Douglass Elementary, 314 NW 12th Street, Miami, FL 38136.
BANK tap low interest rates be- hard to get the settlement borrowers owe. Alitrse esn r nie oatn.Frmr nomto laecn
continued from 7D cause they lack equity. behind them, as well. Realtors say servicers tact the SEOPW CRA office at (305) 679-6800.
Th~e five companies are to If BofA makes its one-year are much more short-sale
says Iowa Attorney- General deliver. $20 billion in relief deadline, it will be a good friendly now. Three years (19283) Clarence E. Woods III, Executive Director
Tom Miller. He led the states' to homeowners, butthe ac- thing, says Ira Rheingold, ago, short sales would often (#Southeast Overtown/Park West
efforts to win the settlement tual amount of relief will be executive director of the Na- linger, says Sarah Arnold, CommunityRedevelopment Agency
after revelation of widespread higher because of the way tional Association of Con= Realtor -at Pacific Union In-
foreclosure abuses. it's counted. sumer Advocates. I...ternational in Orinda, Calif.
"The housing market needs ,For example, the comps- He says the biggest test Now, servicers are "putting
helpnow Hoeownrs eednies get more credit for for- of the settlement's effective- heat on us, as agents, to get- ...
help now," Miller says. giving principal on first liens ness will be whether it en- information to them," Arnold
Through Sept. 30, BofA than seriously ,delinquent courages more lenders to says.
says 30,000 homeowners second liens. use principal reduction to" When it was announced,
had part of their first liens The other servicers the settlement was expected NW 7TH AVENUE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENC
.ogvn $10,0 V___ -4 el ag, iiru n "Thea housing to +el rougV^1hly 1 million n ECO=1t~kFRA1NOM IC I EVELO MT C~nORINATOR




TH-E NATION'S #1 BLACK NEWSPAPER 9D THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012
The graying of South
Florida's work force
South Floridians are part of a trend reethospital stay. Like many...
of working past 65-years-old she said she stayed home to
raise a family and now relishes I I'' ii'
By Donna Gehrke-White for work. working. .
and Dana Williams The reason? Vanishing pen- "I don't plan to leave as long.....
sions, not enough savings, the as I am a positive force in the
The nest egg is cracked -or gyrating stock markets, zero agency," Ledenberg declared.
maybe was too small to begin interest in bank accounts and Around the nation, more
with so more South Florida Social Security checks that fail seniors are holding down jobs
seniors are marching back to to cover all the bills. The aver- when even a decade ago they .. ..
work. age Social Security payment is would have been at home or
Broward women have al .most just over $1,200 a month. traveling. They range from doc-
doubled their rate of working "People who retired are go- tors to Walmart greeters. r, ---
past 65, once the traditional ing back to work because they The number of Americans 65
U.S. age of retirement, accord- nethexrmoysad and older still employed has W.
ing to the U.S. Census Bureau. Edith S. Lederberg, executive jumped 69 percent in just a
Palm Beach women have more director of the Aging and Dis- decade, according to October jqx
than doubled their percentages ability Resource Center of Bro- data from the U.S. Bureau of
of working past 65, the Census ward County. "I think it is a Labor Statistics.
found, while the rate of men growing trend because people Just in a year, eight percent
in both counties have jumped are living longer." more Americans above 65 were
too. Now as many as a quarter Lederberg herself just turned working in October -the larg- Erica Hiltreth of Norristown, Pennsylvania does her Black Friday shopping.
of South Florida men 65 and' 83 last month and is still est percentage jump in at least
odrare working or ookig workingfulltim e -dsite a adedBLrpot. B lack Friday's now B lack Thursday
Toyota triples quarterly profit After-Thanksgiving pects stores to have lines from shopping at 8p.m. on Thanks-
500 to more than 1,000 people giving and keep going until 10
By Chris Woodyard "We have seen a significant one of its units around the sales begin by tetm or pn ~ .tenx asy er
increase in production in all 'world, including Europe: ateAbout 51 percent of consum- spokesperson Brian Hanover.
Toyota says it tripled its regions compared to the same North America. With theater dinner ers plan to go holiday shop- "They drop their drumsticks,
globalnet erring to $32 perod lat yea when e suf U.S.leadighthesayvTyogawingkTanksgiing wekend andkheyppikoup bustersrs,
bilioora het uargstr ended feriod parsupyea hoae," s old 1..3 lain ehicls, upoyot By Oliver St. John according to a study out he says.
Sept.o 30fompheqartened tre d asat-upyshi o rwa g, exectiv 1,. mIln ehc.S., yot Monday from consulting firm Kmart. The discounter will
Sep. 0 cmpredtoth sae aysSaosh Oaw, eectiv 52;00.IntheU.., oyta Retailers this year will open Bain. be open from 6 a.m to 4 p.m.
period last year. vice president of Toyota Motor, has scored with its mainstays, for Black Friday sales early Opening earlier every year: on Tha n ksgiving, with a break
For the first half of its fiscal in a statement. The shortage, the Camry and Corolla sedans, enough to make shoppers Target. The discounter said for dinner until 8 p.m., after
year that began April 1, profit ,he noted, was due to the tsu- and with its Prius hybrids, choose between hot deals and Monday that doors will open which stores are open until 3
rose 572 percent compared to nami that struck Japan and which now come in four differ- hoaplpiafe ansv- arertneert9pm.n am.Srsr-pntwhus
last year to 548.2 billion yen then the flooding in Thailand ent versions. hot dp iafer Thanksgiv igr off eeri p ng s almSoes oFrdy-oring andur
fro 8.5 ilion- ushd ate lst ea. Jpa. Vhile als ttaed From Toys R Us to Target to such as $199.99 Sony PS3 stay open until 11 p.m. Kmart
along by a soaring sales re- Toyota also said today that 1.2 million units, an increase Walmart, retailers are opening consoles and $49 Nook Simple has opened on Thanksgiving
bound in the U.S. it expects to earn 1.05 trillion of 395,000. as early as 8 p.m. on Thanks- Touch e-readers. From 4 since 1991.
The huge jump came on a yen (about $9.8 billion) for the Europe. It sold 412,000 giving. a.m. to noon on the day after Staples. The office supplier
36.1 Percent increase in rev- full fiscal year ending M arch vehicles, up 51,000. That's T y sa n u c dl s h n sii g h e al r wl ilg v h p e su tl5 a m
enue, to 10.9 trillion yen ($135 31r, 2013, up from a previous an accomplishment consider- Monday that its Black Friday give $10 gift cards to shoppers to digest their turkey and
billion) Toyota said in a re- prediction of about $9.5 bil- ing how other automakers are will begin on Thursday night spending over $50 in some start shopping its new invert-
lease from its headquarters in lion. The forecast assumes an taking big losses there in sales when doors open at 8 p.m, an categories. tory of big-screen TVs and
Toyota City, Japan. It said that exchange rate of 79 yen to the and profits and the overall hour earlier than last year. "Many prefer to shop follow- video game consoles an hour
much of its better performance dollar and 100 yen to the euro. market is headed for a 20-year To entice shoppers to line up ing their family gatherings earlier than last year. Those
wasdueto os-reucton f- DesiteEuopes eonoic sals lw.even earlier, t -he retailer will rather than in the very early who arrive before noon on Fri-
fort, though those efforts were trouble and other makers Likewise, it saw big increases give the first 200 Customers hours of the morning," says day can score savings of over
diluted som ew hat by a stronger getting killed there, Toyota in A sia, South A m erica andat e c lo ti n a r t B g T r et s k sw m n J n $ 2 0 n c r a n H P P s i h
ynreotdhgesaeineey Arcaswl.Goody Bag" full of stocking- Reck. Windows 8.
... ,.:: ,:: ::{?; :. . .... stuffers up to $30 in value.. Walmart. Target's an- PetSmart. And pets won't
-"o can havee yourai dinnent noneetfolwatestsb et u.Flneadcnn
St t ,b d e e u e M d c i a m n a e then come to our store. We lswekaynitBacFr- Santa Clauses will be able to
}i>ii :i{i; {or illue'emrai':beoe ~gryndWhthr all know that everybody gets day will start on Thursday at shpfrteruryrinsa
By Nicol Broch eignosawtion cldemora fre surgte ry;nd ho etan- burned out on turkey and 8 p.m., two hours earlier than PetSmart starting at 7 a.mn on
S: !,.: ? i H osp t at eeal West in Pem ro e e poid a o me hidr n football," says Troy Rice, chief last year. Friday, the retailer announced
Eighteen,. outhg Fidah Pin tes, ei~ i PlanainGnranda gemnth plthan foThdena of store operations, who ex- Sears. Consumers can start last Tuesday.
th .:.bestthe leading U.S in, anid University Hospital: provided as part of the hos-
heathcar ispctin nd in. Tamarac,. Palm Beach pitals' annual accreditation
:accreditation oraiain Cout facilities include JF process. Turkey Day travelers tightening their belts
::'. The Joi ommisso' QMed;ical. Center near Lake ":' 'I think it's quite an honor
i: second annual raring Woth,: Palms West Hospital :. to be recognized for these By Bart Jansen 25 percent, higher a day, AAA Day and returning the next day
released~ ~ latWdnsa, i Lxahatcthee, n o types of accomplishments,"sa.orteflwigTsdysh
identified 620 hospitas or 18 iumbia Hospital! and.Good said Ken Hetlage, adminis- More people will be hitting The price of flying also will be says.sh
percent of) .. ... nainsttl aaritan Medical"Center in:dil trator for Memorial Hospital the road for this Thanksgiving higher. Planes will be close to full
as havgingcied exelece Wst Palm Beach.. West.,"We get recognzed for holiday over the last, but they'll Online travel agent Wraveloc- this Thanksgiving and with
..by exceed~iig 45ke e Hsitals wee ra.taed on :all sorts of, things, but these sedlsbcaeoftelu- ity calculated that the average moepassengers this holiday
sueso qait pten ar maursinluig hther i .are the kinds of things that gish economy, AAA predicts. airfare is up 9 percent for the season than last.
!'at :least 95 pece f th ime theyprov~iddasiin to a :directly .affect the patient, so The travel group projected Thanksgiving travel period of An estimated 23.7 million
ilast year.,i:;:ii her tac aintuo he r h rfost important." Tuesday that 43.6 million passengers will fly over the
:lBr r :facilte tt aria; how reliably they:.: "T.'::-.he: good news is we .have Americans will travel at least "Thanksgiving fares -12 days from Friday, Nov. 16,
eari: ned: (the"o Pfomr"4 'p-o.tideT d:antibiotics :bi:: an hou Please. turn to MEDICAID 10D 50 miles for the holiday week- are about what we through Tuesday, Nov. 27,
end, an increase of 0.7 percent wer'e seeing this according to the trade group
Defen ec m a s former UBS trdert Spara u from last year. .Airlines f or America. That's up
e n e omp re r t r o rta us If so, that would mark the summer on popular 150,000 passengers from last




10D THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012 [THE NATION'S #1 BLACK NEWSPAPER
Wholesale prices and retail sales fall in October
Makt ek t ecvrafter gains, Auto sales fell stores and restaurants percent in September, .coming months. Faster Core prices, which a 3.3 percent decline in
Make eestorcoe ,, r 1.5 percent, the most closed and lost busi- after a 0.6 percent in- restocking helps drive exclude food and en- home heating oil costs.
Hurricane Sandy catastrophe in more than a year. ness. Others reported crease in August. economic growth. ergy, fell 0.2 percent in .The 0.2 percent drop
Excluding autos, sales increases ahead When businesses or- October, biggest drop in core prices in Oc-
By The Associated Press ber and 1.7 percent gas and building ma- of the storm as people COMPANIES der more goods, it usu- in two years. Over the tober reflected in part
in August, increases terials, sale's fell 0.1 bought, supplies, INCREASING ally leads to more fac- past year, core prices big declines in the
Wholesale inflation driven by spikes in en- percent. That followed A third report STOCKPILES tory production. were up a moderate price of passenger cars
fell in October as a big ,ergy. I. a 0.9 percent gain in 'Wednesday gave some SHOWS HOPE Still the weak retail 2.1 percent, evidence and light trucks. With-
drop in gasoline and A second report said September for that cat- cause for optimism. Retailers, manufac- report suggests com- inflation remains un- out those declines,
other energy prices off- retail sales fell in Oc- egory. The Commerce De- turers and wholesale panics will have to der control. core prices would have
set a rise in the cost of tober after Americans Online and cata- partment said busi- distributors all boost- cut back on rebuilding in October, the fall been unchanged.
food. spent less on a broad log purchases fell 1.8 nesses increased their ed their stockpiles. their stockpiles in the, in energy costs iniclud- Low inflation means
Wholesale prices range of goods. Super- percent, the most in a stockpiles in Septem- Their sales rose 1.4 final three months of ed a 2.2 percent drop consumers have more
dipped 0.2 percent storm Sandy may have year. Electronics and her, further evidence percent in September this year, which could in gasoline, prices, the money to spend, which
last month, the Labor slowed business at the clothing stores also that economic growth the most in more slow economic growth,. biggest since July, and helps the economy.
Department said this end of the month., posted lower sales. was stronger over the than a year.
week. It was the first The Commerce De- The government said summer than first Companies typically $ g l s p r r s c to
decline since May and partment says sales Sandy "had both posi- thought. increase their stock- $ .5 lo s p u s r sei n
followed big gains of dropped 0.3 'percent tive and negative ef- Commerce says in- piles when they antici-
1.1 percent in Septem- after three months of fects" on sales. Some ventories grew 0.7 pate sales will rise in AOOIthan 10 years in pris- tivities, but that ,the-
continued from 9D on if convicted. managers did not stop
BP o peadgultyto isd menorcou tsThe defense has said Adoboli because he
BP t plad uily t m idem ano co nts One succeeds, we all that Adoboli's activi- was earning profits.
succeed." ties were well known The jury is expected
The prosecution pre-' in the bank. to start deliberating on
BP government will continue to Orleans in February. U.S. At- payments will fund studies viously argued that IDuring almost five Tuesday or Wednes-
continued from 7D vigorously pursue its civil torney General Eric Holder into protecting the environ- Adoboli was "arro- hours of closing argu- day, after a sumima-
claims that BP committed said last week that negotia- ment and improving drilling gant", and a "gambler" merits on Friday, the ry of the case by the
The oil damaged the re- "gross negligence" when it al- tions continue, but."we have safety in the Gulf and other who sidestepped rules defense rebutted ac- judge. A verdict is not
gion's.,important seafood and lowed nearly five millio n bar- not reached a. number that coastal waters. BP won't be! when it suited him. cusations that Adoboli expected before the,
tourism industries, resulting rels of crude to escape from. we considered satisfactory." involved in decisions related Adoboli, 32, is charged acted alone to create middle of next week.
in billions of dollars in lost the deep-water well. The London-basedcompa- to the program, the academy with six counts of falsetrades and hide UBS is not a defen-
revenue. For weeks, repeated If that allegation is proven, ny, which remains the larg- said. fraud and false ac- losses. from 2008 to dent in the case, and
efforts to stop the gushing BP couldface up to $20 bil- est oil producer in the Gulf, BP said it also agreed to pay counting in connec- 2011., Sherrard told, is not permitted to
crude failed, as underwater lion in fines under the Clean said the settlement of the $525 million in civil penal- tion with a $2.3 billion the jury that several comment oni criminal
cameras sen t the live images Water Act, about four times criminal case is consistent ties over three years to settle trading loss at UBS. layers of management cases, according to
to TV viewers. Finally,, al- more than if the company is with its stance that it isn't claims by the Securities and He could face more knew about the ac- British law.
most three months later, the found simply to have been grossly negligent and that Exchange Commission. that
we11was capped. its false statements about theG e tn it og h rne ty a
Under, the agreement, BP Tit motsatrtesilofhreilndgs oil-flow rate in the two weeks G t i g i o e h r n x 'ra
said it will plead guilty to 11 after April 20, 2010, accident Y
felony counts of "seaman's misled investors.
manslaughter" relating to pr-cietlvl.BP previously took a $38.1 ALFORD istration can work gether within the next
the deaths aboard the drill- billion charge for what it .es- continued from 7D with Congress .and year, the economy
ing rig, admitting that its negligent, The final sum like- it is prepared to fight such timated was the maximum complete the above, would start turning
workers were negligent when ly will be smaller after nego.- claims in civil proceedings. cost it "would face from the ural gasdrniqu an dat ftorl Aeiga. It stwart o bomand thyee
they misinterpreted a key tiations, perhaps in the'$10 The settlement was an- accident, but with last week's ua a rligaddyfrAeia tsatt omi h
well safety test. billion range, said Tom Claps, nounced after the New York settlement it will acid a $3.85 wsho ldelxpand af l- e so cance to isn Iya o. thisad-
The company also will an analyst with Susquehan- Stock Exchange began trad- billion charge. low them to be located derie and respect on Congress, it is all up
plead guilty to one felony. na Financial Group. ing. Shares of BP rose 14 In the. year immediately along all of our coast- Capitol Hill and a to you. Let's do it for
count of obstruction of Con- Gross negligence involves cents, ending the regular after the accident, the mas- lines, happy Wall Street. If the future of our great
gress stemming from false "conscious and 'voluntary session on the exchange at site environmental damage if the new admin- we can just get it to-. nation.
information it gave about the disregard," and in the case $40.30. many expected to-see didn't
rate that oil was leaking from of the Clean Water Act could Under Thursday's agree- materialize since much
the well. mean fines per barrel of ment, BP will also plead of the spilled oil degraded N 0,11"m n nav i b l
In addition to the settle- oil spilled could rise from a guilty to misdemeanor natu 'rally. But environmen-Co p n e to aid ax w
mernt Thursday, three former base of $1,100 to as much counts under each of the tal experts, including feder-
BP employees were charged -as $4,300. Clean Water Act and the Mi- ally funded researchers, are OBAM~vA hers of the S&P 500 sell their stocks before
by a federal grand jury with gratory Bird Treaty Act, and continuing to study possible continued from 9D have a longer string of year-end to avoid the
felonies in the incident, two CIVIL CASE GOES TO pay $2.394 billion to the Na- long-term damage. annual increases. high -er tax rates. But
of them for allegedly failing JUDGE IN FEBRUARY tional Fish & Wildlife Foun- The oil industry rebo unided paid out by compa- Andy Bugch, a'pub- the" mh6Ve by'Leggett
to carry out a critical safety BP and the Justice Depart- dation over five years and quickly from the accident in nies in the Standard & lic policy ,strategist & Platt is designed to
test properly. ment have tried to settle the $350 million to the National spite of a six-month deepwa- Poor's 500. at BMO Capital. Mar- at least protect share-
Actinig Associate Attorney civil case, which is set to go Academy of Sciences over five ter drilling moratorium and The company has kets, has been warn- holders from the pend-
General Tony West said the before a federal judge in New years. The academy said the a spate of new regulations. increased its, annual ing that .the spike in ing increase in tax
dividend 41 straight tax rates on dividends rates at least for one
Naton' hopialsran edby ffi ie cysaftyyears. Only 11 mem- could spur investors to quarter
MEDICAID scores this summer that transparency in how hospi- growth in the number ofthos- "Ha i t
continued from 9D graded hospitals on their tals perform has, prompted pitals that made its "Top Per- ab ta1
saet ecrda growing number of paient formers" list this year over -TI for Humanity
a great list of hospitals that "Some of the ones not on advocacy groups to tap into last, when this ranking de- of Greater Miami
exceeded Joint Commission this [Joint Commission] list hospital data collected el- buted.
expectations, and that's great are on other lists," Quick ther through the federal got- "As hospitals work diligentlyPULCNT E
for South Florida," said Linda said, warning patients not ernment or, as in the case of to improve quality and safety, Request for Proposals
Quick, president of the South to put too much stock in one Leapfrog and the Joint Corn- I am energized by their abil-
Florida Hospital & Health- ranking. "We encourage them mission, reported to them ity to respond affirmatively Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami, Inc. is requesting proposals for
care Association. to, look at all of them, but, not. ;and then compile consumer- to challenges," Joint Com- SEMI TURN CONSTRUCTION of FIFTEEN (15) Singl Ie Family Residences.
The Joint Commission re- to use any one of them more friendly analyses. mission President Dr. Mark Site specific drawings for each unit are provided on the ftp: website below., Pro-
port -is the fourth national seriously than the other." "I think they are confus- Chassin. said in the. report. posals shall be received by Habitat for Humanitly OfGreater Miami, Inc. elec-
hospital ranking, to come out More important in inform- ing," Hetlage said of the dif- "When we raise the bar and tronically as per below email addresses. The proposals shall be clearly marked
so far this year, all using dif- ing patients'. decision ,on ferent ratings. "But I think provid.*e the proper guidance as per each separate unit. Cost -Breakdowns shall be preferred. Participating
ferent measuring standards. Which hospital to choose, she. transparency in health care and tools, hospitals have an- bidders may or may not receive all units. Project locations are determined as
The U. S. N ews & World Re- said, i s getting input from :is in iits infancy, and this is swered with excellent results. per RFP. Late'Submittals shall rnot be accepted or considered. All proposals are




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12D THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 21-27, 2012 ]THE NATION'S #V1 BLACK NEWSPAPER
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Head coaches average salary now $1..64 milio
Swne sas Imaepet public because of their stag- education vs. athletics tug of
Pay soars 7o of wemoney.SasWhy "can'tI choose goring compensation packages. war on campuses across the
peren i 6 eas-toinvest some of that money Between 2007 and 2011, CEO USA.
in what we're trying to do as a pay including salary, stock, Do coaches make too much?
By Erik Brady, Steve program?" options, bonuses and other We're discussing on Facebook
Berkowitz and Jodi Upton The result- Swinney is the 'pay rose 23 percent, accord- Clemson's Swinney, who
nation's 39th most highly paid ing to Equilar, an executive turns 43 Tuesday, has enjoyed.
CLEMSON, S.C. -- Six years head coach, and his assis- copnaindaafr.I cleefoba} idal
ago, 42 major college football tants, who carry a cumula- that same period, coaches' pay even with 'his givebacks. His
coaches made at least $1 mil- tive price tag of $4.2 million, increased 44 percent. compensation has increased
lion. Today, 42 make at least appear to be the nation's most Alabama's Nick Saban is the from $800,000 in his first full
$2 million. Clemson coach highly paid. highest paid at $5.5 million, season in 2009 to just over $2
Dabo Swinney is one of them, The average annual sal- and he is on e of four South- million, seventh in the Atlantic
though he could be making ary for head coaches at major eastern Conference coaches Coast- Conference. That's not a
more a lot more. colleges (not including four among the top eight. Texas bad payday given that he was
Swinney, who makes a shade schools that moved up to the head coach Mack Brown, of the working outside football 10
more than $2 million, has Football Bowl Subdivision All 1,sthseond-highest, years ago. odn
transferred raises triggered by this season) is $1.64 million, pulling in,$5.4 million. That's when TommyBwdn
clauses in his contract to his up nearly 12 percent over last' This rapid and continuing Swinney's position coach, when.
assistants, adding hundreds of season -and more than 70 escalation in coaches' pay he played wide receiver at
thousands of dollars to an- percent since 2006, .when USA 4 comes at a time when instruc- Alabama, offered him a job as, "
other growing class in college TODAY Sports began tracking tional spending has declined at wide receivers coach at Clem-
football highly paid assis- coaches' compensation. many public schools because son. Swin-ney says he took a
tant coaches. Coaches' pay has even of shrinking state education pay cut to make that move.
"Part of my philosophy was, outpaced the pay of corporate budgets. The rise in assistant Assistants don't take pay
I'v go ths mneytha wa excutves, who have drawn Ce oncahDabo Swinney $2.05 million-and assistant coaches' salaries might just cuts to come to Clemson these
due me, and I don't need it," the ire of Congress and the coach Chadf Morris, $1.3 million. open up another front in the days.,
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By kilh Lste cetios drin th reio- "Ice" Harris. "Our dept touchdown passes.
al qurefnaae has gotten better." BookerTfnihdwt
Bokr .sped ,the Booker T. proved just: 442 total offensive yards,
Th A tte runer-up scorfin weat eteen:[' how deep they are with the and had a 49-0 :lead byj A-. TF
an th s asn's favor-'i eight" plyrbtmost im-, first three scores coming, halftime, .
.... towni lBoe rsiemyhv een the from three different play- TeTornados were
TWahntnsoe11 dualrole of fre shman Mark ers, including a 58-yard re- merciless as they scored
unnwrdtms r hi ato srnigbck ception by senior Nicholas another 22 pont inth
710pmmln o h and kicker who scoi~ed on Norris from junior quarter- second half that gave the Former NFL players Michael Bennett, William: Joseph and Louis
Norh Bowr re Ea lesa 19-yad rnan d 3-yard. back Treon H~arris, a 52-; Eagles their second loss in Gcei l aefdrlcagsreae oaIndroe~nnil
o Fida night atCr saprand came right yard interception return by: regional quarterfinals inGahlnllfefdrlcagsrltdtonudrovfinil
Prtopoethmtth bacrkto kickfor the extra; sophomore defensive back the last two seasons and services store set up by undercover FBI-agents in North Miami in
regionalpsimifinals."point. CatraVis Hudson and a 30-. Booker T. its ninth consec-- 2012.
Th oraos(0-)li- -his shows the impor- yar.d runby junior running utive win., u x NL p a e
ite te ages o 4 otl ance of developing every back.Kond is Larry. Booker T. faces district --N F p lay er'J "r
ofesv adsadfre tudent athlete because H arris wearied 188 pass- rival Gulliver Academy on Mai A-X
NB urtrak ei you never know,": said ing yards on 7-of-13 pass- Frdya7:0pmatC -
Bto throw to inter- Booker T.Head Coach Tim ing andfiished with two h ead Parkiso
Miami Central defeats Archbishop yuiMMhncarend fmlinohshmetfor them when they were ill or
Mc arhy59 7inre io alq arerin l Former NFL free agenIrt Louis otherwise in need of care.
Gachelin was sentenced to two Gachelin also began a family
M c ar h 5 n r g o a -q a tfil 'years and four months in federal, tradition of taking home-cooked"
prison Monday for his role in an Thanksgiving dinners to home-
By, Akilah Laster more receiver Da'Vante down run late in the second touchdown on a 22-yard identity theft tax fraud. less men, women and children in
akilahlaster3@aol.comn Phillips and then again on quarter. The duo shared the pass from junior quarter- Gachelin, 31, .of Miami, pleaded downtown Miami; last year they,
a 10-yard pass to connect load with four other rush- back Brandon Vicens to guilty in July to charges*of ag- fed some 150 people, his wife
The Central Rockets had with senior receiver Roder- ors, including junior Malik junior receiver Mitchell Mar- gravated identity theft and theft of wrote.
one place on their mind ick Carter. Adamns who finis hed w Iith 63 rero. government money for cashing and He also arranged for significant
after they defeated an Centrali known for its, ex- rushing yards. The Mavericks had not trying to cash Ifraudulently ob- amounts of aid to be sent to Haiti
unequipped regional rival plosive ground game, scored Both Reed and backup been to a playoff since 2010, gained income tax refund checks. after the 2010 earthquake and
Archbishop McCarthy in the more times on passes than quarterback senior Brandon when they lost to the then- The former M iami Jackson H Iigh sponsored several families and
regional quarterfinals 59-7 runs. And against the dis- Diaz, added touchdowns Class 3A Norland Vikings in and Syracuse University defensive students, Ia pastor- wrote.
Friday night at Traz Powell trict 15 champs, Reed threw on scampers. Diaz, who the regional finals. lineman signed as a free agent with
Orlando. for 149 yards by the end of tokover for Reed during Central, will again face :the New England Patriots in 2004 TWO MORE CAUGHT,
The Rockets (8-2), who the half. the third, connected with their district 16-6A rival : but never made the final roster. The judge recommended that
Sc ored eight consecutive Even the Rockets duo, sophomore receiver Anthony and runner-up Northwest- Gachelin was one of three former Gachelin be allowed to participate
and unanswered times, Cook and Joseph Yearby, Jones on a 26-yard pass. ern on Friday at Traz Powell NFL players caught in an FBI sting "in a'500-hour substance abuse
were determined to set the were able to rest easy. after Reed and Diaz combined for at 7:30 p.m. when undercover agents opened a treatment program that could cut
tone early as they jumped to building a large score- 250 passing yards to finish Northwestern (9-2) is com- financial services store rigged time off his sentence, but the final
a 42-0 lead by the first half. cushion in the first half. the game. "ing off of their own regional with recording devices in. North decision on whether he is allowed
Spurred~X by ju-o runin Y-aby whA wacrles Toghteg me as qurterfinal thrashingr of A;. into the. program lies with the U.S.