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Tempora Mutantur Et Nos Mutamur In Illis

Comm. Edmonson 2 7 L

refutes criticism of

Carlisle controversy

"I want to make sure something good
finally comes to Liberty City" i
By D. Kevin McNeir In total, Miami-Dade County [M-DC] has committed or started
to spend close to $38M in Coun-
In a unanimous deci- ty funds for the four
sion, the Miami-Dade projects. They have also
County commissioners allocated over $10M in
recently approved the direct federal subsidies.
transfer of four afford- So far, just one project,
able-housing projects the first phase of the 7"d ?
from Carlisle Develop- Northside Transit Vil-
ment Group to another lage, is under construc-
local builder, Atlantic/ tion, which began last -
Pacific despite June. With 438 units on
Carlisle being under a land leased to Carlisle President Obama wouldn't budge John Boehner
federal criminal inves- EDMONSON by the Metrorail station on the Affordable Care Act
tigation. The decision at 3150 NW 79th Street,
by the commission, it is the largest of the Congress nation
however, has gotten considerable four projects. The other proj- C ngress plunges nation into
were partly financed with $48M enue Transit Village, a 161-unit federal government shutdown
in taxpayer and other govern- project at Northwest 62nd Street
ment funds. Please turn to CARLISLE A By Andrew Taylor
WASHINGTON (AP) Congress plunged the nation into
a partial government shutdown Tuesday as a long-run-
ning dispute over President Barack Obama's health
care law stalled a temporary funding bill, forcing
about 800,000 federal workers off the job and sus-
pending most non-essential federal programs and
With the Republican-controlled House and Demo- J
cratic-controlled Senate at a stalemate, it was unclear
how long the government would remain shuttered.
The No. 2 Democrat in the Senate, Dick Durbin of Illi-
nois, called the failure to pass a budget "conduct un- t
befitting a responsible Congress" and said he hoped
Please turn to SHUTDOWN 8A

-Miami Times photos/D. Kevin McNeir
SALUTE TO THE INDUCTEES: Arnold Montgomery, director of
ETO Schools; School Board Member Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall;
Larry Williams, Alumni Association president; and Principal Aristide,
accept an award on behalf of the new Hall of Fame members.

Northwestern High

recognizes its own

15 leaders inducted into school's Hall of Fame
By D. Kevin McNeir Hall of Fame. And based on the capacity
crowd that filled the school's
There's something special gymnasium, located in the Lee R.
almost magical about be- Perry Sports Complex, the Hall
ing a student and subsequent of Fame Banquet is something
alumnus of Miami Northwestern that has grown very near and
Senior High School. At least that dear to the school's alumnus and
was the clear message shared friends.
last Saturday evening when the Service awards went to the .- *
2013 Hall of Fame Banquet was following: Dr. Shelby Chipman, S u - a -
held. The event, and always- William E. Clarke III; Raejean
anticipated celebration hosted by Howard-Lee, Dewey Knight III,
the Northwestern Alumni Asso- State Representative Cynthia - -
ciation, is an annual gathering Stafford, William "Billy" Thur- -- *
where graduates of the school ston, Larry T. Williams and Traci
are inducted into the Alumni Please turn to HONOR 9A

Senator Cruz gambit a one-act play?

By attempting to turn ObamaCare fight two-pronged fight pub-
licly against the Affordable
into path to 2016, senator bets it all Care Act and surreptitiously
against GOP leaders in Con-
By DeWayne Wickham against Presi- gress -Cruz might have
dent- Obama's turned his political career
Ted Cruz is the Republican Affordable Care into a one-act play. The con-
Party's Fulgencio Batista. Act, his tac- ventional wisdom is that the
Like the one-time Cuban tics are aimed fr/eshman senator is trying
army sergeant who 80 years at / empower- tO catapult hiniself into the
ago strong-armed his way ing himself. By hite House in 2016. And
to power in that Caribbean chiding Repub- WICKHAM /in this effort, he is st g
country, the Republican sen- lican leaders for not following any chance he has of win-
ator of Texas, and Canadian- hi's lead, Cruz appears to be -A' photo/J. Scott Applewhite ning the Republican Party's
born Cuban American, seems ripping a page from the play- Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, emerges Wednesday after his presidential onomination on
determined to depose the book of Batista, the dictator overnight filibuster against ObamaCare, the outcome of his attempt
GOP's congressional leaders who led the successful "Ser- to become the de facto leader
with a revolt of his own. geant's Revolt" against the won that victory against the himself to the rank of army of Tea Party conservatives in
While Cruz couches the leadership of Cuba's army. tyranny of Cuba's military'of- chief of staff. Congress.
war he's waging as a fight Not long after the sergeants ficers, Sgt. Batista promoted But in mounting this Please turn to CRUZ 8A

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A t one time U.S. Senator Marco Rubio was being tout- H.E. SIGISMUND REEVES, Founder, 1923-1968 The Black Press believes that America can best lead the ,
ed as a vice-presidential shoo-in, with his dazzling GARTH C. REEVES, JR., Editor, 1972-1982 world from racial and national antagonism when it accords to
Sas a vicepresidential soin, w isazzling every person, regardless of race, creed or color, his or her
gJ.Jgood looks and clean cut appearance. In fact, Ru- GARTH C. REEVES, 8R., Publisher Emeritus human and legal rights. Hating no person, fearing no person, _
bio became a darling of the media as well as Republicans, RACHEL J. REEVES, Publisher and Chairman the Black Press strives to help every person In the firm belief
particularly those from the far right. But that was before we that all persons are hurt as long as anyone Is held back, i
began to see a few chinks in his armor as several parts of his
"story" were proven to be less than accurate.
As Rubio's stock continued to decline, he obviously con-
cluded that he needed to do some damage control before his
dreams of White House occupancy descended into oblivion. O bam a r o nsi r i f*re g n
Perhaps that's why Florida's Republican senator decided to Should Obama reconsider his foreign policy?
flip the script and block the nomination of Miami-Dade Cir- P
lip th e sriip t and block the nominat. ion of Miami-Dade C- If President Obama ever was egated democracy, human rights Brotherhood, whose leaders are three months, as
cut Judge William Thomas last week.Rubiosayshechanged a foreign policy idealist, he's not and free markets to a lower tier. now jailed or in exile. it would be a tragic mistake not
his mind because he had "questions about [Thomas's] judi- one now. The address he deliv- Obama went beyond rejecting the Two years ago, U.S. support to find out.
cial temperament and his willingness to impose appropriate ered last Tuesday at the United "freedom agenda" that George W. for the autocratic monarchy in At the same time and I
criminal sentences." In this case, Rubio, who has told alter- Nations amounted to a realist Bush pursued with such mar- Bahrain, which was violently think this has to be a factor in
native stories about his family's origin, switched his views on manifesto for defending U.S. tial zeal. The president specifi- repressing pro-democracy pro- the president's thinking, un-
immigration whenever it was politically expedient and stood "core interests" using force, cally declared that "the U.S. will tests, looked like an exception derpinning the entire ,Obama
against the Affordable Healthcare Act which is in fact the when necessary without try- at times work with governments to the administration's overall Doctrine- the Syria experience
law of the land has gone too far. ing to impose American values that do not meet, at least in our policy in the Mideast. Obama's showed how reluctant Amei-
Rubio has not only sabotaged the reputation of an outstand- on unready or unwilling soci- view, the highest international words at the U.N. suggest that cans are to contemplate another
ing jdg who incidentally is openly-gay, but he has aborted eties. The speech laid out an Mideast war. The overwhelming
the confirmation process of a man who he once supported Obama Doctrine for confronting public rejection of military ac-
along with President Obama. We can't prove that Rubio de- a rapidly changing world full of n the Mideast, Obama ald, the U.S. ill use military action if nec- tion inSyria h to be seenas
dangers new and old. But his an instruction io exlo ie
cided to become a chameleon and change his colors because updated ision of US. leader- esary to secure "our core interestsn the region." He identified
he was feeling the heat from his right wing tea party pals, but ship, although sweetly phrased, the defending allies against aggression srtingto fe e predent
we suspect that is the case. Actually, we believe that Rubio was tightly focused and unsen- challenged other nitions. t jiin
has never attempted to be anything more than a leopard ly- timental. in the "multilateral use of mili-
ing in wait. And you know what they say about leopards In the Mideast, Obama said, expectations, but who work with henceforth such realpolitik will tary force" when possible and
they can't change their spots. the U.S. will use military action us on our core interests." be the rule. By all accounts, the necessary, as in Libya, or else
if necessary to secure "our core In other words, Obama has stranglehold sanctions on the "reckon with the cold logic of
Its ne to let M ayor interests in the region." He iden- no intention of calling the coup Iranian regime are causing real mass graves."
s tified these as defending allies that deposed Mohamed Morsi's pain. The new moderate leader- Sounds like cold realism to
against aggression, ensuring the government by its proper name, ship seems to have been given me.
Tondreau do her job free flow of oil from the region, which would trigger a cutoff of unprecedented freedom to ne- Eugene Robinso is a Pterr
dismantling terrorist networks U.S. aid. Likewise, the White gotiate a loosening of the vise. Prizewirming newspaper fM-
E ver since Lucie Tondreau defeated Kevin Burns in a and preventing "the develop- House can be expected to con- President Hassan Rouhani may umnist and the former assistant
run-off election for mayor of North Miami last spring, ment or use of weapons of mass tinue its silence about the on- not have the will or the latitude managing editor of The Wqhrig-
there's been a court battle, led by Burns, to oust his destruction." He specifically rel- going repression of the Muslim to reach a settlement in the next ton Post.. ":
opponent due to alleged City charter violations. Burns has
contended that Tondreau never properly qualified to run for
office because she had not lived in the required place of resi-
dence for at least one year. Tondreau refuted his claim.
Burns, a former mayor for North Miami, we, sonf or of u sid est' the orn r
candidates hoping to replace the most recent mayor, Andre IMarCi O U01 0 sides with the obtruct nsts
Pierre. However, he was soundly defeated by Tondreau who :
garnered the lion's share of the vote on the run-off. Burns Marco Rubio, the Catholic ity, by withdrawing his support For his softened immigration pleased many libe
says he has no hard feelings and that this is not about his senator, needs to review the for Thomas. stance, Rubio was labeled' flip erate atholics, Rubio is stick-
Slove thy neighbor" portion of Just a day after withdrawing flopper" and "back-stabbet by ing to the old Republican party
winning or losing. Instead, he claims that he has continued the Bible that Republicans love his support for Thomas, Rubio grassroots tea party activists, line and attempting to sure up
his fight in the courts in order to make sure that justice pre- to quote so much because he voted to confirm the first open- Rubio's "flip flop" is almost cer- more conservative bonaides by
vailed and that the rules of the City charter were followed, just withdrew his support for ly-gay federal appellate court tainly because a candidate in blocking the nominatibn of an
That said, we're at a loss to explain why after two separate Miami-Dade Circuit Judge Wil- justice, Todd Hughes. either party must have strong openly-gay Black justice. This
decisions by Florida judges, the most recent from a Miami- liam Thomas an openly-gay Enter Senator Ted Cruz (R- support among Latinos in or- desperate attempt by Rubio to
Dade County judge who dismissed the case, Burns won't ac- Black nominee for the federal TX). It wasn't that long ago der to win a presidential elec- win back the tea party energy
cept the writing on the wall. bench. he will need if he hopes to be
We strongly disagree with his alleged plans to file an ap- Nominees for the federal or his softened immigration stance, Rublo was labeled "flip successful in the next Republi-
peal. North Miami needs to move forward and Mayor Ton- bench must have the approval flopper" and "back-stabbe by grassroots tea pat activist. can presidential primary is one
dreau deserves a chance to do the job for which a majority of of both of the senators from of the clearest signs yet that
voters have elected her. As for Mr. Burs, our advice is that their state for their nomination Rubio's "flip flop" is almost certainly because a candidate in Republicans who have White
he pick up his marbles and go home. move forward and on to the either party must have strong support among Latinos in order to win a House ambitions need to walk
senate confirmation process. presidential election, a very fine line that exists only
here Bla Rubio's often cites his Catho- on the tea party fringes of GOP.
W here are our Blacks lic faith as guiding his political that Rubio was the tea party tion. Rubio has fallen from the Rubio's dilemma is every Re-
positions and yet the Pope's re- darling on everyone's short tea party's good graces and publican's dilemma as the far
leaders when we need them ? cent comments [basically sepa- list for the OOP nomination seems to be making calculated right rabble rousers, including
rating church and state when in 2016. But that was before political moves to claw his way Cruz, take over the GOP and
PTwo things happened on Tuesday, October 1 that should weighing-in on gays and gay an awkward lurch towards a back. conservative performance art
make all Blacks in America stand up and take notice. rights] will likely have no effect drink of water in response to Most recently, it appears that and makes its way all the way
But it wasn't like we didn't see this coming. What is on how the tea party Senator the State of the Union and Ru- he has been replaced as the tea to the Senate floor.
more alarming is the fact that few Black leaders bothered to from Florida views the issues bio leading a bipartisan group party wunderkind by Cruz Zerlina Maxwell is a politi-
say anything about what might happen if we citizens were al- of equal rights for gays. That's in the upper chamber that the most advanced fake filibus- cal analyst, TV contributor and
lowed to fall over the cliff. And a cliff is where we now stand. because Rubio was really re- pushed a more moderate posi- terer of all time, last Tuesday. writer working out of New York,
The first happening that we must address is the shutdown sponding to politics, not moral- tion on immigration reform. While the Pope's remarks N.Y.
The first happening that we must address is the shutdown
of the federal government a senseless and vicious move
prompted by the Republican party in order to force Presi-
dent Barack Obama to do their bidding. Rather than accept
the Affordable Healthcare Act, alternatively referred to as .
ObamaCare, the GOP would rather stop this nation cold int ll eld t
its tracks in order to prove that they have the power not I
our Black president. While we believe that this impasse will Jonathan Ferrell, a former lives are at risk. the parking lot so as not to walk encounter a man, o
eventually be resolved, it is one that shows how mean-spir- football player at Florida A & M Our existence makes us dan- by the doors of the woman sit- running towards them, they
ited the Republican leadership can be when they don't get University [FAMU] was in a car gerous. Our presence makes us ting in her car. We don't make have the right to follow proce-
their way. Those Blacks who work for the federal government accident recently and when the a threat. And our American ex- eye contact or small talk with dure to ensure public safety.
- and there are millions who do are suddenly left without police arrived on the scene, they perience is littered with micro- the person in the elevator, and Maybe Jonathan Ferrell was
a paycheck and for an unspecified amount of time. shot him 10 times. This is what aggressions- those daily inter- ensure we stand as far away as not killed because he was
Then there are the cuts in food stamps that also went into we know for sure. It's believed actions that cumulatively serve physically possible. We enun- black; perhaps it was because
Then there are the cuts in food staps that also went that he crawled out of his car to devalue and criminalize our ciate, talk about our churches the officer that shot him was
effect on October 1st. We need say no more about what this and went to the closest house lives. The clutching of purses, or fraternal organizations and too jittery and unprofessional
will do to those who continue to struggle between paying to ask for help. The woman and shouldn't have been in that
their rent and buying groceries. So while tea party cronies who answered the door quickly ur existene makes us dangerous. Our presence makes us a position of power.
eat steak and lobster, millions of U.S. citizens must now wor- shut it upon seeing the young,thret And ur American experience. Our plittered wisenceth makes USBut when this sort of event
ry about how to feed themselves and their families, shaken man and dialed 911 to threat. And our American experience is lttered With micro- happens, black men do not have
report someone was trying to aggressions the luxury of exempting race
WHEN THE NEWS MATTERS TO YOU break into her home. When the from the conversation. It serves
TURN TO YOUR NEWSPAPER police showed up, Ferrell eager- the locking of doors, the cor- smile. We walk around in a as confirmation, unintended of
ly sought their assistance for railing of children, the follow- bubble of pre-emptive apolo- otherwise, that we are not safe
that he was shot. ing in stores, the ridicule of our gies just to convey to the world not because of the dangers we
Here is what we also know names, the stereotype-based that we are not a threat to your present to others, but because
for sure: Ferrell was Black and assumptions these things safety. Because we know that if of the dangers presented to us.
is the latest in a tragic parade occur as soon as we are noticed we. dont, there may be a threat How does it feel to be a prob-
of unarmed Black men shot and do not go undetected. They to ours. lem? It burns and destroys with
by people that they were sup- tell us we're scary and that we Dangers presented to black the force of a hail of bullets. And
posed to protect. What these are clouds of social disconcer- men this is what we know for sure.
high profile tragedies convey is tion. This is what we know for When a strange man, of any Theodore R. Johnson is a
that Black men can't run away, sure. color, bangs on the door of a military officer and 2011-2012
can't run towards help, and As a result, many of us at- woman home alone with her White House Fellow. A graduate
can't even lay down without fac- tempt to make ourselves ac- baby in the middle of the night, of Hampton and Harvard Uni-
ing the peril of death. No mat- ceptable to society by taking ex- she has the right to be scared, versities, he is an opinion writer
f a tintmi tme0 ter what action we take, or even tra measures to appear "safe." When the police respond to a on race, politics, and public ser-
.,-- J am a.,,d S .,1, if we take no action at all, our We change the route we take in frantic call on a break-in and vice.



Before Goermaent Shutdown After Gotrment Ghutdown .
Sn kOdom s downward spiral all too familiar

We remember the tragic cas- der if the next time we hear his third is bringing "baggage" still be an effective plyer a
es of the great ones. Lawrence name in the news, it'll be for and unnecessary drama to the a career abroad might be the
S Taylor's battle with substance an appearance in a courtroom, organization. Odom checks all best for him. It would allow
abuse (and to a larger extent, rather than on a basketball three boxes. him to get away and focus on
himself) is the standard exam- court. At 33 ancient by NBA The drug and alcohol prob- one of his few true loves ..
ple of watching an athlete fans terms Odom's professional lem is one the NBA has seen basketball.
revered, turn into a man fans* basketball career is probably before in its, past and one it But returning to the NBA is
Srevile. We never got to see the over. I has no interest re-visiting. If the longest of longshots. Un-
greatness of Len Bias, because Clearly Odom needs help, the news items are any indi- like LT, Bias and transcendent
a cocaine overdose robbed him and it doesn't seem like he's cation, Odom needs extensive athletes, Odom will probably
of what should've been a Hall fully prepared to take it. The drug and alcohol counseling not be remembered much for
of Fame career. best case scenario at this point before he'll be able to put his his on-court contributions. A
These past three years, we've is that he can enter some form problems behind him. At 33, top sixth man on a champion-
seen the slow and steady de- of rehab, work on his mar- every day his immense skill ship team pales in comparison
dine of the promising career of riage, and get past some of the and talent are eroding. His to the story of a celebrity crip-
.- Lamar Odom. The news items demons that have plagued'him small window of basketball pled by substance abuse.
around him have morphed throughout his life. relevance is nearly shut. Un- Odom's story is like many
from humorous, to perplexing, That scenario doesn't in- fortunately none of this will athletes before him. Lets hope
to simply depressing. After the elude ever seeing an NBA bas- matter and an NBA comeback his doesn't have a similar,
latest Odom news that he ketball court again. The fastest is unlikely. Talent ultimately tragic ending.
lashed out at his absentee fa- way out of the league is to lose wins out and Odom may not Stefen Lovelace is a sports
ther on Twitter for failing him your skilld. The second fastest have much of that left. Even marketing professional work-
as a child it's fair to won- are off-the-court issues. The when disinterested, he can ing out of Baltimore, Md.

Voter ignorance roes be ond Obamnacare
A recent CNBC poll found of what it's ced. But because tought the three branches voting at all.
more Americans oppose Obam- politics is so often driven by of government were "Republi- Many on the right say "low-
aCare than oppose the Af- our attitudes toward specific can, Democrat and Indepen- information voters" are a big-
fordable Care Act. But more personalities, for many Ameri- dent." Two-thirds of Americans ger problem for Republicans as
Americans support ObamaCare cans, their attitudes toward a couldnt name a single sitting ignorant voters tend to go with
than the Affordable Care Act. monumentally significant piece Supreme Court justice in 2003. emotion, and Democrats and
s-.S Confused? That would be un- of legislation are driven by Regardless of partisan agen- the news media have grown ad-
derstandable given that these something as petty as whether das, this is a huge problem, but ept at manipulating the public
are two names for the same "Obama" is in the title. we don't hear much about it be- to think that the only good vote
law. CNBC polled two different But it's worse than that. cause one of the drawbacks of is a vote for more government.
groups, using "ObamaCare" for The same poll found that 30 democracy is that politicians But public ignorance is a prob-
one and "Affordable Care Act" percent of respondents didnt will never insult the custom- lem for Democrats too. A re-
for the other. Forty-six per- know what the Affordable Care ers. Worse, the biggest problem cent Kaiser Family Foundation
cent of the group asked about Act is while "only" 12 per- with our political system is that poll said 64 percent of Ameri-
"ObamaCare" opposed it. But cent didnt know what Obam- not enough Americans are par- cans didn't know that Obam-
S only 37 percent of those asked aCare is. This after years of ticipating, even though it's a aCare goes into effect Tuesday.
S about the health law opposed relentless debate and both a good bet that if you don't know It turns out that whipping up
it. As CNBC put it, Obama's midterm and presidential elec- anything about politics or cur- emotions around election time
name "raises the positives and tion in which ObamaCare was rent events, you're less likely is a lot easier than holding the
the negatives." one of the central issues. Un- to vote. Personally, I think that public's attention after the elec-
r As a rational matter, this fortunately, public ignorance is before you vote, you have an tions are over.
Sis nuts. An informed person hardly specific to ObamaCare. obligation to become knowl- Jonah Goldberg is a National
should have the same opinions A Harris Poll for the American edgeable about the issues. But Review contributing editor and a
-- positive or negative about Bar Association in 2005 found I also think there's nothing member of USA TODAY's Board
a piece of legislation regardless that 22 percent of respondents wrong, in principle, with not of Contributors.

2013: The year of the Black quarterback
Sports is one of the most the-field CEO of a National ity of Black players in the Bills; Geno Smit
Black woman die from breast cancer race-neutral meritocracies Football League team. At one league, only four, or 12.5 per- Jets; Michael Vick, Philadel-
more than any other race; why? in America. From the record- time, a Black NFL quarterback cent, of the 32 starting QBs in phia Eagles; Josh Freeman,
a shattering feats of Jesse Ow- was as unthinkable as a Black the league on the final day of Tampa Bay Buccaneers; and
DEBORAH LOVE-MOSS, 50 NIKITA HEIGHT, 29 ens to the transcendent ac- president. But, what was once the 2011 regular season were Cam Newton, Carolina Pan-
Certified nursing assiant, Brownville Student, Liberty City complishments of Serena and a rarity is now becoming the Black." The 2013 season has thers. The trend is accelerat-
Venus Williams, there is no norm. seen that number more than ing, and the new class of Black
"We [Black '"I myself doubt that Blacks can excel at In 1988, Doug Williams be- double, quarterbacks is making histo-
women] need am not that the highest levels in any, sport came the first Black quar- The third week of this year's ry. Jason Mclntyre, co-found-
to get more knowledgable if given a chance. Historically, terback to start in and win a NFL season saw nine start- er of The Big Lead, a popular
physicals, about breast that chance has rarely been Super Bowl. A stellar few have ing Black quarterbacks take sports website, predicts that
regular check- cancer, but I given to aspiring Black pro- joined them in the modern the field for their teams the "It is conceivable that by week
rups and mam- ray there is a fessional quarterbacks. For era Warren Moon, Randall most in history. They include: one in 2015, half the 32 NFL
mograms." i cure one day decades, the prevailing view Cunningham, Steve McNair Robert Griffin III (RG3) in teams will have a Black start-
mogras. ce oe seemed to be that while Blacks and Donovan McNabb come Washington; Russell Wilson, ing QB."
made good runners, block- to mind. But according to a Seattle Seahawks; Terrelle Marc H. Morial, former mayor
KIZZY ALLEN, 32 ers and receivers, they did not 2012 article in Pro Football Pryor, Oakland Raiders; Co- of New Orleans, is president
CYNTHIA BRYAN, 41 Homemaker, Liberty City possess the ability or intellect Weekly, "Surprisingly, based lin Kaepernick, San Francisco and CEO of the National Urban
Homemaker, Liberty City to be quarterback the on- on the overwhelming major- 49ers; E.J. Manuel, Buffalo League.
"The govern-
"I go every ment makes
six months. health insur-
However, I ance too ex-
know that pensive. I'm a
a lot of my single mother District 5 needs candidates that care all of the time
friends don't with kids." q, care
go get check- Thanks for the great article way. My only concern is that is not even a regular voter. An- back when people 'who arent
ups. A lot of us about the upcoming election for some of the people you only see other candidate doesn't seem to civic-minded run for office.
don't get the District 5. It was a great article when it is time to run for office. be employed which makes you
proper education on these top- JENNIFER SIMMONS, 43 and I think that all of the can- I don't want to mention names wonder if they're just running for Kris Knight
ics. Don't just bring HIV trucks, Self-employed, Liberty City didates are great in their own but you have one candidate who a job. I think it is a huge draw- Miami
bring mammograms too."
"Being a single. mother is not Tea
WANDAHEIGHTS,45 easy and with the health in- Teach for America is a program geared towards whites
Construction, Liberty City surance that
they provide I am glad sadmeone finally thing: "Teach for America not Whites hired are often from serve Anglos more than it does
"We need to us with, it's wrote an article about Teach for only discriminates against stu- well-to-do, upper class com- anyone else. Secured jobs to
stop trying to impossible to America's delinquency towards dents of color but also within munities who mean well but ill-equipped individuals --there
get implants get check-ups education. Every Black and the organization itself." Most are ill-equipped to work with is a pattern to this we just
and injections, regularly." Latino who has ever worked who are hired and given more many Black and Latino stu- aren't paying attention.
Also, smoking with Teach for America in the funds are whites. Blacks and dents. Teach for America has
has a lot to do past or still works for this or- Latinos rarely get hired or given had these problems for the past William Cordova
with it." ganization has said the same equal placement opportunities. decade or more and it seems to Miami

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Free your mind and the 'rest' will follow
By Arthur Lee Hall, Jr. of escapism each day While incarcerated it guaranteeing his capture be-
that I am held against is necessary for prison- cause he felt more comfortable
With not one, but two en- my will. There is noth- era to comply with insti- in prison than out, and wanted
closing barbwire gates, gun ing prohibiting me tutional rules in order to spend his final years there.
towers, guards armed with an from trotting the globe to avoid being placed At times, I wonder if inhab-
assortment of heavy artillery, if I chose to from right into confinement for itants of the ghetto are think-
an array of handcuffs and hee on my bunk, with disciplinary reasons, ing to be free. Like prison, the
shackles, concrete and steel help of a National Geo- However, if society is ghetto is certainly not escape-
buildings and a plethora of graphic magazine of HALL expecting prisoners to proof, But one is able to un-
state of the art cameras posi- course. I do realize that being function properly upon their dergo an exodus without ever
tioned everywhere, it would be totally absorbed in the thought release back into community, having to leave. How? By sim-
easy to assume that no maxi- of being free escaping real- it is equally important to urge ply transforming blood run-
mum security prison such as ity through the imagination them to find wholesome ways ning rampant in our streets
the one that I have described is nothing like the real thing. of detaching mentally and into love overflowing in our ---roward Swher's Of ce
is capable of being breached. However, I find it extremely spiritually from their immedi- hearts and by changing the Cecily Roberts (right) and Camille Gordon have been
While I do not have any plans empowering to know that if ate environment while there. terrible habit of poisoning our charged wi,,aggravated manslaughter in the death of 4-year
of attempting to break out of I cannot stop a system from Otherwise, releases could eas- minds with drugs and alcohol old Jordan, Coleman.
prison, I do, however reserve keeping my body confined, I ily wind up like the man who to pursuing higher learning
the same right as all human can at least utilize my mind as spent most of his life behind and engaging in activities that d eta
beings to be able to indulge as a means of jetting far away bars, and then, once set free, will uplift the community as D oc u 1tsj.. In
in the psychological exercise from here. went out and robbed a bank, opposed to destroying it.

d aylb xdied after
Couple accused of truck battery thefts being left in SUV
By Ihoevni Rodriguez ing outside the business with
seven truck batteries at his feet By Erik P"sant
A week-long spree of steal- and a large hole in the fence be-
ing heavy duty truck batteries hind him, police said. SUNRISE There were things that Jordan Coleman's day
throughout a Davie warehouse Inside the Impala's trunk care playmates remembered about the day he died- the day
district has run out of juice. police found 13 batteries and the ar-old was I~ft in a sweltering SUV.
A man and woman from have a black backpack contain- A 3-year-old g irlrecalled seeing Jor4an of 8unrise, Meep-
been -arrested by undercover ing burglary tools including ing lathe vehicl by himself tleshe and other childi were
Davie police officers who were bolt cutters, a flashlight and take to aTaia artmatd A 5- re-
keeping an eye out for battery wrenches, the report said. menledied wakiup from a napad seeing'tat oleman still
thieves following a rash of bur- Police said Robinson con- remained in the veicle, hours later. rememberd seeing
glaries at several warehouse leased to cutting his way into adults rying to rvive be oy. i
businesses, according to a po- the two Davie businesses and Jordan, iwhol dy tempeatuhit 1t '
lice report. stealing the batteries with the heat strokl a ar records sh&, t-. :
The officers spotted Andrew intent of selling them to a scrap The children's statements were contained in newly released
Robinson, 36, of Miami-Dade yard in Opa-locka in Miami- documents by the Broward State Attorney's Office in response
at about 9:30 p.m. Sunday rid- Dade County. McDonald admit- to a public records request. The documents, which once were
ing a bike, dressed all in black _--e, or Vhre ted to her role in transporting sealed files, help explain why prosecutors brought criminal
and carrying a black backpack tAndw Robinson, 36, Rhomda McDonald, 40, are ccusd he batteries, according to po- charges against the operator of the day care Jordan attended,
near the industrial area of Bur- Andrew Robinson, 36, & Rhona McDonald, 40, a accused lice. as well as two other defendants. :
ris Road and Oakes Road, ac- of burglarizing more than 80 truck batteries from Davie busi- The pair also confessed to "It'~behtyear," Jordan's graI th, Melaie James,
cording to an arrest report filed ne$e$s. burglaries at three other area Friday. "And it doesn't hurt any less."
in the case. Police were still watching of Miami-Dade. businesses dating back to Sep- She said it ha "beaen very,#di tcult: to no longer have
At the nearby Farris Waste Robinson a couple of hours Officers caught up with the tember 15, police said. herXandsoaid she stillha alotof angerratt
Services company, police found later when he left his bicycle couple outside of the American Together they are accused of sothing wliethis could takepla
a stack of truck batteries by a near a bus stop and got into a Steel Processing company at stealing 83 batteries with the the care of C Day Academy, a home-
fence with a big hole on it, the black Chevrolet Impala driven 3330 Burris Road, the report combined value of $10,180 from based d care n S on Aug 2012 whe thingw
report said. by Rhonda McDonald, 40, also said.They saw Robinson stand- five Davie businesses ho wron, records show James said Jordan had just
Started attending the day care a week earlier.
-The day care operator's daughter, Camille Gordon; now 21,
Aand a second day car counwelot, Paris War ,20,took,
Bond denied for man accused in girlfriend's killing orda and seven children os theday
attempt to avoid day card inspectors and skirt licensed capacity
Reginald Greenwich, 33, is charged with second-degree Gribble testified, then later said requirements, authorities said.
murder in the shooting death of Kim Marie Moore, 29 he was in his car outside, and Gordon and Ward later would tell detectives they were re-
murder i te sootg deathofim anaeMoorge, 29 at one point claimed he'd ar- spnrible for the care of the children, 7 months old to 5 years
fBy_ Jeff W m a detective and argument by rived home to find her already old, court documents show.
prosecutor Ryan Williams, shot. The children, placed in ai2002 Toyota Sequoia, were driven to
A man accused of shoot- O'Kane ruled the evidence was His final explanation, when Lauderdale Lakes Community Pool, then dren to an apart-
ing his girlfriend in the face at strong enough to keep Green- told the gun had been found, at the Versailles Gardens complex in Tamarac, about
close range will remain in the wich behind bars. was that he'd been carrying it, sevemilesaway from theday care, records show.
Orange County Jail, after a According to testimony in tripped over an ashtray and it One there, Jordan was left in the vehicle for more than two
judge on Friday denied his re- court Friday by Orlando po- accidentally went off, Gribble d a half hours in the paking lot of the apartment complex,
quest to set bail. lice Detective Joseph Gribble, said. the rtcordt show. Authorities said it was about 90 degrees that
Reginald Greenwich, 33, is Greenwich, Moore was shot in However, a woman told inves- summer afternoon.
charged with second-degree the face from as close as two to tigators Greenwich was at her It is unknown whether Jordan's child friends will testify in
murder in the shooting death three feet. apartment before the shooting court. But in the documents, the children's accounts were
of Kim Marie Moore, 29, at the Investigators later found 'a drinking, using cocaine, acting specific in describing Jordan that day. They gave investigators
Bordeaux & Lakeside Village on substantial amount of blood on strangely and carrying the re- statements, which were recorded, a day after the boy died.
Mercy Drive. the pillow and mattress in the ivolver A 3-year-old girl told detectives that the children had gone
Greenwich's public defend- bedroom of Moore's apartment, GINAD GREENWICH The woman said Greenwich Jo i aJothe group ot rseay frnap thicm She
er Robert Larr asked Circuit Gribble said, and revolver hid- wanted a relationship with her, sj Jrdacentwas know n alt in hiceby
Judge Julie O'Kane on Friday den in an attic crawl space. the shooting, gave varying ac- but she declined due to his re- A e- boy recalled a bow.e tak into t' ie tt,
to set bail for his client, argu- Gribble testified that Green- counts of what happened in- lationship with Moore. wher he ~a t on a blankC t l ied the s .w,
ing the shooting was likely an wich, who was seen carrying a side. Williams argued Friday the Hes th en he tia
accident, bleeding Moore from the apart- Greenwich first said he was love triangle was the motive for tu. ~ cle.
However, after testimony by ment and asking for help after inside when the shot was fired, the killing. .... ..,

Broward court bailiff accused of kidnapping
By Rafael Olmeda if he wanted a differ- the Broward court-
ent judge, considering house and usually
Dressed injail garb instead of he's a familiar face in works in the court-
his uniform, a Broward Coun- the courthouse. Hur- room of Broward Cir- a
ty court bailiff made an initial ley said Cunningham cult Judge Jeffrey a
court appearance Wednes- has been a bailiff in his Levenson. Bailiffs are
day after he was charged with court in the past. unarmed civilian em-
armed kidnapping, two counts 'I imagine it would ployees of the Broward o t
of sexual battery and aggravat- be hard to find a judge Sheriff's Office. He has .
ed assault with a firearm, around here who worked for the agency
Details of the case inolving doesn't know you," Hur- CUNNINGHAM since 1999.
Garrett Cunningham, 62, were ley said. Cunningham was
not discussed during the. brief Cunningham declined a dif- booked into the St. Lucie Coun-
bond court hearing. A prosecu- ferent judge. ty jail at 2 a.m. Tuesday. Cun-
tor said the charges involve a Officials with .the Planta- ningham told Hurley he has Q S
"high level of violence." tion Police Department said children and grandchildren in 4
The hearing has been post- Wednesdsay they were still re- Port St. Lucie. SUBSCRIPTION SUBSCRIPSION
poned until Thursday so that dacting some information in A judge in St. Lucie Coun-
Cunningham's attorney can at- the arrest report and had not ty ordered Cunningham held
tend. released a copy as of late morn- without bail, and he was taken
Broward Judge "John" Jay ing. by bus to Broward County on
Hurley asked Cunningham Cunningham isi asigned to Tuesday 'afternoon. ,

Illegal immigration maybe backon the riese E _
By Alan Oomes The total number of undocu- it was difficult to attribute the
mented immigrants living in possible increase to any one Authorized Signature .
WASHINGTON After level- the USA had refiained flat in factor. Jeffrey Passel, senior de-
ing off in recent years, illegal recent years, with as many en- mographer at the Pew Research Name
immigration may be back on tering the country as leaving it. center's Hispanic Trends PrQj- Address "
the rise, according to a new But the report by the non-par- ect, said rises and ille-
study that will provide ammu- tisan Pew Research Center re- gal immigration have tradition- City State Zip
nition to House Republicans leasedMonday found that there ally mirrored the state of the Phone emall
who want to secure the south- were 1.1.7 undocumentedimmi. U.S. economy.
west border with Mexico before grants in the USA in 2012, ap- "Historically, the patterns Send to: The Miami Times, 900 NW 54 St. Miami, FL 33127-181~ or
considering a broader overhaul preaching the nation's all-time seem to be atrongly related to Subscribe online at www.
of the nation's immigration high of 12.2 million in 2007,1. employment opportunities," i'nclud,,es Florida l,. Itx
laws. The authors of the report said Passel said.







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Did Congressional ineptitude lead to shutdown?

SHUTDOWN working outside Tuesday morn- the obvious question: Can you
continued from 1A ing at daybreak said he was doing rely on the United States as a reli-
the job normally handled by four able partner to fulfill its commit-
it could be resolved by the end of workers. ments to its allies?"
the day Tuesday. The military will be paid un- The underlying spending bill
"Most people in the body politic der legislation freshly signed by would fund the government
are taking a look at this and say- Obama, but paychecks for other through Nov. 15 if the Senate
ing, 'A pox on both of your hous- federal workers will be withheld gets its way or until Dec. 15 if the
es. It should never have reached until the impasse' is broken. Fed- House does.
this point,"' Durbin said Tuesday eral workers were told to report Until now, such bills have been
morning on CNN. "And there's to their jobs for a half-day but routinely passed with bipartisan
wisdom to that." to perform only shutdown tasks support, ever since a pair of shut-
The shutdown, the first since like changing email greetings and downs 17 years ago engineered by
the winter of 1995-96, closed na- closing down agencies' Internet then-Speaker Newt Gingrich se-
tional parks, museums along the sites. verely damaged Republican elec-
Washington Mall and the U.S. The self-funded Postal Service tion prospects and revived then-
Capitol visitors center. The Smith- will continue to operate and the President Bill Clinton's political
sonian website displayed a red government will continue to pay standing.
banner noting that "all Smithso- Social Security benefits and Medi- Boehner had sought to avoid
nian museums and the National care and Medicaid fees to doctors the shutdown and engineer pas-
Zoo are closed." on time. President Obama urges Republicans to abandon 'Ideological Crusade' and end shutdown sage of a "clean" temporary spend-
Agencies like NASA and the En- The Senate twice on Monday ing bill for averting a government
vironmental Protection Agency rejected House-passed bills that similar message in private phone "We can't win," said Sen. John they'll be paid under a law he just shutdown.
will be all but shuttered. People first sought to delay key portions calls later to Republican House McCain, R-Ariz., adding that signed and telling civilian Defense This time tea party activists mo-
classified as essential government of the 2010 "Obamacare" law, Speaker John Boehner and other "sooner or later" the House would Department employees that "you bilized by freshman Sen. Ted Cruz,
employees -. such as air traffic then to delay the law's require- lawmakers. have to agree to Democrats' de- and your families deserve better R-Texas, mounted a campaign to
controllers, Border Patrol agents ment that millions of people buy Boehner said he didn't want a mands for a simple, straightfor- than the dysfunction we're seeing seize the must-do measure in an
and most food inspectors will medical insurance. The House government shutdown, but added ward funding bill reopening the in Congress." effort to derail Obamacare. GOP
continue to work. passed the last version again the health care law "is having a government. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel leaders voiced reservations and
The health care law itself was early Tuesday; Senate Majority devastating impact. ... Something. The order directing federal said Tuesday that Pentagon law- many Republican lawmakers
unaffected as enrollment opened Leader Harry Reid said the same has to be done." agencies to "execute plans for yers are trying to determine ways predicted it wouldn't work. Some
Tuesday for millions of people fate awaits it when the Senate re- Tourists stand next to a sign an orderly shutdown due to the for some of the Defense Depart- even labeled it "stupid."
shopping for medical insurance. convenes Tuesday morning, announcing the closure of the absence of appropriations" was ment's 400,000 furloughed civil- But the success of Cruz and
The White House was operat- "You don't get to extract a ran- Statue of Liberty, a U.S. National issued by White House Budget ians to continue working. other tea party-endorsed conser-
ing with a skeletal staff, includ- som for doing your job, for doing Park, ... Director Sylvia Burwell shortly He bemoaned the standoff, tell- vatives who upset establishment
ing household workers taking what you're supposed to be doing It wasn't clear how long the before midnight Monday. ing reporters traveling with him in GOP candidates in 2010 and 2012
care of the first family's residence anyway, or just because there's standoff would last, but it ap- Around the same time, Obama South Korea, "It does have an ef- primaries was a lesson learned
and presidential aides working in a law there that you don't like," peared that Obama and Reid had appeared in a video message as- fect on our relationships around for many Republican lawmakers
the West Wing. A groundskeeper Obama said Monday, delivering a the upper hand. suring members of the military the world and it cuts straight to going into next year's election.

Senator Cruz takes a strange gamble 1
CRUZ Star State and could soon be- ate's staunchest conservatives.
continued from 1A come a formidable voting bloc Cruz responded to his GOP
one that will dash any hope critics Sunday during an ap-
This could prove to be an all- Cruz has for retaining his Sen- pearance on NBC's Meet the
or-nothing political gambit for ate seat. Press, but he deflected ques-
Cruz. According to the Census And that's the rub. But by tions about the lack of support
Bureau, Texas has the nation's panning congressional Republi- his filibuster got from his Re-
highest percentage of people cans who did not back his spot- publican colleagues with oblique
younger than 65 without health light-grabbing filibuster of a bill references to "the career politi-
insurance. And those without passed by House Republicans cians in Washington"- and "the
medical coverage in the Lone that actually sought to end fed- Washington establishment."
Star State are overwhelmingly eral funding for the Affordable Ironically, no mentior was
minority. On the national level, Care Act, Cruz showed there's made during Cruz's Sunday
minorities voted overwhelmingly no limit to what he's willing to do morning television appearance
for Obama in 2008 and 2012. to advance his political career. of the vote he cast in favor of the
Even so, it might prove easier According to The New York bill that he got so much national
for Cruz to win the 2016 GOP Times, Cruz ripped some of his attention for filibustering.
presidential nomination than to Republican colleagues for not Like Batista the sergeant,
retain his Senate seat in 2018. listening to their base on this is- the path Sen. Cruz is choosing
Already, minorities are a.major- sue, an attack that drew a sharp seems less important to him
ity of the population in the Lone response from one of the Sen- than his desire to acquire power.

Edmonson's focus: New life in Liberty City
continued from 1A Ui rdls
and Seventh Avenue; Lincoln
Gardens, a project that wouldON T TAK-
upgrade an existing housing site
with 95 units at 4771 NW 24th
Court; and Island Living Apart- If you really love them, now is the perfect time to get a mammogram. And while you're at it phone a
ments, the newest project that
calls for 70 units at 1201 NW girlfriend, your mther, daughte sister, or cousinand remind her to schedule a mammgram, to.
3rd Avenue. Because when it comes to breast health, it's all about The Girls.
Meanwhile, Carlisle faces its
own problems. A grand jtury is'
investigating Matthew S. Greer,
the company's retired CEO and
founder Lloyd J. Boggio, along
with general contractor Michael M ammography
K. Runyan, president of BJ&K A rendering of Carlisle's Brownsville project
Construction Services. Car-
lisle is suspected of padding back t6 the federal government the federal investigation is com-
construction costs of rental and none of us want to see that plete."
properties to generate higher happen. Finally, we are bring- For now, King and her sup-
government-issued tax credits ing something positive to Itiberty porters will have to wait for fur-
and then splitting the result- City that's my first priority. ther results from the fed's in- To schedule your mammogram, call
ing unlawful profits. Prosecu- But there are others who would vestigation. And looming in the 305.835.6160 OMRES I
isle's'joint venture with another 62nd Street project has had its construction will ever begin. 1100 N.W. 95TH STREET INORTHSHORE NREASTINTT
developer, Biscayne Housing share of setbacks, most recently Edmonson says it will. MIAMI, FL 33150 Medical Center ',,,{ ,
Group. Allegedly, Carlisle had being the delay in permits from "I am confident that we will be
no alternative but to sell the the City. We need to address able to stay on the timeline, de-
four projects because they were why it's taking so long and who spite some attempts to slow the
unable to secure private financ- stands to profit from these de- process down," she added.
ing while being under federal lays. I am seeking clarity from
investigation. Miami Mayor Regalado. Howev-
er, I also realize that there is a Vt d
DID THE COMMISSION small entity in Liberty City that w ith your
MOVE TOO FAST? is angry for reasons unrelated to
Some critics wonder if the this project. But let me assure
county commission moved too you, I am not backing down on
quickly and did so without this project. Others tried to get
enough information to make the 62nd Street project going be-
a reasonable decision. But ac- fore I entered office and I had to
cording to M-DC Commissioner beg and borrow to get the money Wake diffe and Broward readers holds tremendous economic
Audrey Edmnonson, who spon- back from the federal govern- e can make a difference clout. Economic clout so great that it determines
sored the resolution that al- ment. We won't be so lucky the That is, if we vote daily with our dollars, whether most companies in the Miami area make
lowed Atlantic/Pacific to take next time." We urge our readers to think in economic terms a profit especially during these hard times.
on the Carlisle projects, the and to use the advertising columns of The Miami As customers and taxpayers, we should vote
act was done with this caveat: OTHER VOICES WEIGH-IN Times as a guide when making purchases and/ with our dollars but only for those businesses
to conduct "due diligence re- Christine King, president/ -or voting, and government jurisdictions that respect rules of
search into Atlantic/Pacific to CEO of the Martin Luther King Credible corporations and governmental enti- fair play from the board room to the checkout and
make sure it was financially Economic Development Corp. in ties that place advertising in the columns of the service counters.
sound and to request that fed- Liberty City, said Carlisle should Free Press are sending the message that they ap- They also should respect and appreciate us and
eral agencies approve the trans- not be allowed to profit while preciate our patronage and respect us as custom- our hard-earned dollars just as they do the
fer." under investigation for fraud. ers. readers of other media.
"The County has nothing to do "Our elected officials should Let nobody fool you. Vote daily with your dollars to make a differ-
with who Carlisle, as a private be alarmed and concerned that Our family of more than 28,000 Miami-Dade ence. Economic power is essential to freedom.
entity, decides to sell its por- the developer entrusted to im-
tion to," Edmonson said. "The prove our community may be
legislation has protections in it doing so illegally and at the ex- tbj tj j fim t
for the County and we are well pense of the tax payer," she said.
aware that if the federal agents "At a minimum, our elected of- Serving Miami-Dade and Broward
don't approve it, it won't happen. ficials should hold approval of for over 90 years
We have funds that could revert the sale of these projects until


System errors found on ObamaCare's first day
OBAMACARE friendly and effective." In states not expanding Med- 26 and could no longer stay
continued from 1A Eventually, at least half the icaid, millions of uninsured on his parents' insurance.
nation's nearly 50 million un- people below the federal pov- He's got a background in sta-
the new online insurance mar- insured people are expected erty level will likely be shut out tistics that he hopes to apply
kets. Over the weekend, several to get coverage through the a of coverage. That's the case in to criminology, but he's been
states were still struggling to Affordable Care Act, either Texas and Florida both of working temporary jobs while
get plan information to display through subsidized private which have large uninsured looking for permanent em-
accurately on their websites. plans sold in the new markets populations and in many, ploymentin law enforcement.
Earlier, the federal government or an expanded version of Med- but not all, Republican-led "Not having health insur-
announced delays for small icaid in states accepting it for states. ance has made me a little bit
business and Spanish-lan- low-income adults. Immigrants It's because under the law, more cautious," said Maass.
guage signups. A protracted in the country illegally will be people below the poverty "I like to snowboard,, but it's
government shutdown could the largest group remaining line an individual nm.ak- given me second thoughts.
slow needed technology fixes. uninsured. ing $11,490, a family of four Heaven forbid I should break
Consumers also could run People who do have access to $23,550 can only get the my wrist or my arm."
into problems getting their employer-based plans will also new coverage- through ex- Maass thinks he might be
right subsidy amounts. People see changes. Starting Jan. 1, panded Medicaid. And the able to afford $100 to $200
with complicated tax returns virtually all Americans will federal role in health care, Polls show the country re- Supreme Court gave states a month for insurance. Early
and extended families living have a legal obligation to carry will not stop what they call mains divided over the law, the right to opt out. indications are that he'll find
under the same roof could find health insurance or face fines. "Obamacare." Core provisions with opponents outnumber- The other arm of "Obam- plenty of options. However,
they need personal assistance Passing up the company medi- and benefits are shielded from ing supporters. Nonetheless, acare's" coverage expansion plans with the lowest premi-
to work out the issues. Refer- cal plan in exchange for a big- annual budget battles. If other a Kaiser Family Foundation subsidized private insur- ums will have high deduct-
rals to state Medicaid pro- ger paycheck may no longer be government services are shut survey released over the week- ance through the new mar- ibles and copayments, which
grams might go smoothly in an option. But employees who down, the health care over- end found 56 percent of Amer- kets is mainly geared to means sizable out-of-pocket
some states, not so well in oth- lose their jobs, entrepreneurs haul can largely keep going icans disapprove of cutting off uninsured people in the mid- costs if he gets sick or has an
ers. starting their own businesses much like Social Security and funding to expand coverage dle class. The administration accident.
"As this unveils, it is going to and people in between school Medicare. for the uninsured, as congres- is hoping to sign up 7 million Nonetheless, Maass says
be very clear that everything and work could have an easier "Shutdown or no shutdown sional Republicans are press- the first year. Young, healthy he's definitely planning to
can't be done on a computer," time getting coverage. we're ready to go," Health and ing to do. adults are prime customers, check out the health insur-
Christine Ferguson, director Also as of Jan. 1, a pre-exist- Human Services Secretary The poll also found people since they'll help offset the ance market. "My parents
of Rhode Island's marketplace, ing medical condition will no Kathleen Sebelius said Mon- in a fog about what the law cost of caring for sicker people have been pushing for me
said in an interview prior to longer be a barrier to getting day. Federally operated .mar- means for them. Nearly three- sure to sign up once insurers to get health insurance," he
the launch. "But by Day 60 to health insurance. kets in 36 states open at 8 a.m. fourths of the uninsured were can no longer reject them. said. "I might as well at least
120, and the year after that, A partial government shut- Eastern time. The remaining unaware of the new insur- Kevin Maass of Fairfax, Va., get something rather than
it's going to get a lot more user- down, driven by Republican states are running their own ance markets opening to serve has been uninsured for more pay (a fine) to not have any-
opponents of increasing the markets. them. than a year, since he turned thing."


Annie Stafford (grandmother),. Cynthia Stafford and Columbus
Stafford, Jr. (father) enjoy a family moment of celebration.

"Bull country lovers" salute FREE CHILD CARE

Hall of Fame inductees for the children of Middle and High School students attending
HONOR Miami-Dade Public Schools
continued from 1A
SAsk your school counselor for the form and choose the LINCOLN-MARTI
wYoung-Byrton. Athletic awards child day care of your preference to start im diately.
went to: Vernon Carey, Olrick,.
Johnson, Jr. and William Wil- A very simple procedure for eligible students.
cox. Honorary awards were
presented to: Carmen Jackson BRING: TAPP form, birth certificate of the child, updated vaccinations and physcal check; copy of the mother's
and Roger Coffee, Sr. Finally, or fathers Social Security card as well as of the child Photo ID of the father or mother,
two alums were given emeritus

lie Bradshaw Williams and Na-

- the spirit of the village and about being a student here is
Bulls Country," said Dr. Steve that we were also taught how

Fame inductee and the eve- Florida can match the achieve- n
ning's guest speaker. "Tonight ments of their graduates like
also shows that while we can Northwestern. Whenever I tray- 9 S 2 V0N 4
score touchdowns, and jump el,s if there is one other Bull in

cials. We honrr orthetalents te roand a n alumni association, the

Northwestern PrincipalvAris- real educators that made a B
tide was excited as he talked difference in our lives, like Dr.
about his students and prom- .Peavey who made sure a group ( ALil
there would be some good news years so we could go to college.
in the spring. And he found a way for us to
"We had over 300 kids come afford it. i was onie of those stu-
out for our SAT preparation dents. That's why helping the Iv
class last Saturday morning," next generation has been school,
he said. "This year's students imprtant to me."s said. "There .were
are even more serious about "Sometimes your have to
academic achievement than speak for what's. right andI
last year's graduating seniors. what's wrong if not you may
I predict that when the school not have a chance to do any-
grades are announced, for the thing to change the direction .L U
first time in history Northwest- of your life or those that follow
ern will receive an 'A.'" you later," Miller said. "We were
determined to always speak
THE HONOREES A special award was present--
"I know my mother and father ed by Northwestern alumni and t
are smiling down from heaven school board member, Dr, Dor- PE R
and I take this award an rein- othy Bendross-Mindingall from
forcement that I am doing the Arnold Montgomery, direc-
right things," McKnight said. "I tor of ETO Schools, and Aris- ___________
am here because of my parents, tide to the Alumni Association
my community and the teach- President, Larry T. Williams in
ers and coaches I had here at honor of the 2013 Hall of Fame .. .
Northwestern." inductees on behalf of Alberto
"My parents were both North- Carvalho, Miami-Dade County
western grads too and one thing Public Schools superintendent.

The Miami Times

Faith amily


Black beauty is much

more than skin deep
Lovefor one's culture bringsjoy to our lives
By gi Gardens, to a sell-out
Faith and Family editor crowd. Seven lovely
gtrinsley@miamiimesonlinecom young ladies were vy-
ing for the MMBCP
The Miss Miami Broward Carnival title, a scholarship
Pageant (MMBCP), a non-profit organi- and awards. [One of
zation, was founded in 2005 by Yolanda the awards is a round
Henry, a native of Trinidad. The MMB- trip from the U.S. to
CP is the official pageant of Miami Bro- Trinidad on the Ca- HENRY
ward One Carnival. The eighth beauty ribbean Airlines.]
pageant was held last Saturday evening Several of the young ladies are al-
(as it has been since inception) in the ready in college; their winning funds
Lou Rawls Theatre on the Florida Me- are sent directly to the college or uni-
morial University campus, in Miami versity. Please turn to B ,AUTY 11B The 2013-14 Contestants for the MMBCP title and Awards.

S. FL celebrates Most quitters are chronic losers

Bishop Victor T. Words can hurt but ignore them

Curry B Bhop Nposeon Rhde Lord and son of David; inter-
preted: the Messiah.
Miami Tnes r Words hurt and are some- His disciples asked him to
times more lasting than physi- send her away, but she cried
Bishop VictorT. Curry, community a cal abuse. Hurting words are even more. Then Jesus told
tivist, anointed preacher, leader and now negative seeds that get into her, "I am sent only to the lost
moderator of the newly i d Progres- your psyche and forever taunt sheep of the house of Israel.
sive Kingdom Baptist Association, Inc., you. IMatt 15:24] Interpreted: Go
(PKBA), once again represented South We still struggle with words your way; I want nothing to do
Florida passion and poweduring that hurt us a long time ago, with your kind.
the recent historic March on Washington and are often spiritually and This woman didn't get an at-
on August 24, 2013. And to chronicle the emotionally disturbed when we titude like so many of us would
mountain top and valley experiences of hear certain words today. have and have done. Here is a
his life, he recently held a book-signing of The scripture (Matthew 15: 1- woman in need, going to the
the written testimony of his life's journey, 28] tells of a time a Canaan- creator of all things, calling
"A Charge to Keep I Have Fulfilling Your ite woman came to Jesus and him Lord, recognizing him as
Life's Purpose." told him that her daughter was the Messiah, falling 'down at
He also gave an inspiring inaugural ad- vexed [troubled] with devils. his feet and worshipping. His
dress during the PKBA Inaugural Revival She begged Jesus to come and reply to all of this was, "It ii not
and Mini Conference, culminating on Au- deliver her. meet [right] to take the chil-
gust 30th. During the community book- Jesus ignored her; ignored dren's bread, and to cast it to
signing, pastors, children and community even her cry for mercyl Ignored dogs."
leaers nd the community at-arge called the fact that she called him Please turn to QUIT R 11 BISHOP NAPOLEON RHODES
in and stopped by the: WMBM studios to
congratulate Cury on yet another mile-
one in his life's jou rney.
The Reverend Al Sharpton Wrote: Bish- Man in the pulpit LS a
op Victor Curry is a leading pastor/social
rophet and has almost single-handedly "walking miracle"S
redefined mega-churches to. be theologi- W a11n
cally and socially relevant. He has taught
the world that you can be spititually Opa-locka native says nothing's
anointed and on the cutting edge of world
events without compromising one for the too hard for God
During Curry's address, he said, "We ae By Gigi Tinsley
here to serve the people of God as Jesus Faith and Family editor
modeled before us. We must not be caught
up in tradition, yet serve as Jesus did."
Curry also made history by installing the Rev. Vernon Demetrius Gillum, the
first female moderator, Pastor C.J. Kelly. founder and overseer of God's Taber-
He is the founding moderator of the nacle of Deliverance Ministry grew up
Progressive Kingdom Baptist Associa- in Opa-locka in a place referred to as
tion under the leadership of Dr. James B. "The Triangle" an area so named
Sampson, president of the Florida General during the early 80s due to its high
Baptist Convention, Inc. Most recently, he volume of violent crimes murders,
was elected to the National Board of Di- drug deals, drug abuse and random
rectors of the National Action Network and shootings. Collectively, these crimes
was subsequently installed as the inaugu- shattered the very fiber of many of
ral president of the South Florida chapter, the area's families.
In his current appointment as the NAN Gillum was not immune to the en-
Southeast Regional Director, he provides ticing appeal of the streets but says
oversight to chapters from Florida to Vir- that even in the midst of his troubled
ginla. His efforts towards engaging voters youth, he knew that God had a call
during election years, holding town hall on his life.
meetings and political forums and doing "It was because of the prayers of
all he can to expand the social and politi- my family that God gave me the time
cal consciousness of his community con. to clearly hear his voice and accept
tinue to impact and inslpire. Please turn to GILLUM 11B


The key element for one cancer survivor
GREEN Green says she underwent a py [she was originally sched-
continued from 10B sonogram and then returned uled for eight treatments but
home to await the results, only four were needed along
again, in pain.* "Before I left, several doc- with 33 treatments of radia-
Green's husband, Willie tors examined me and said tion].. .
Green, III, a respiratory thera- they couldn't understand "The answer to all of our A
pist for children, was worried, why I was so calm," she said. problems is Jesus," Green APOSTOLIC Antoch M.B. Church
"He immediately knew that That's when I was able to min- said. "Going through surgery Rev. Larrie M. Lovett, II
somethingwas wrong with me, ister to thia'. I told them that and the recovery period was Apostle Revival Center 2799 N.W. 46th St. 305-634-6721
but of course, not what, she God and the Holy Spirit keep- not easy but I had an have 6702 N.W. 15th Ave. 305-836-1224 Friendsp M.. Church
said. "After telling him about ing me peaceful and calm and a true relationship with the Rev. Dr. Gaston Smith
my experience in the shower, that they were directing every- Lord. Even though I lost the 740 N.W, 58th St. 305-759-8875
he told me to go to my doctor thing." hair on my head, my eyebrows ASSEMBLY OF GOD
immediately." and eyelashes, I never stopped Greater St. James MB International Church
Green took her husband's BAD NEWS COMES believing in the Lord. I know Revival Tabernacle Assembly of God 4875 N.W. 2nd Ave. 305-759-9358
advice and was told to take a The sonogram results were my husband loves and cares Rev. Leonard S. Shaw
seat in an examination room. received on Valentine's Day. about me. He also loves the 2085 N.W. 97th St. 305-693-1356 Jordan Grove M.B. Church
Normally, mammogram re- Green was sitting in her living Lord and knows that God can Rev. Douglas Cook, Sr.
sults are sent to the primary room with her husband and do what no one else can." BAPTIST 5946 N.W. 12th Ave. 305-751-9323
physician for the results to be her sister. Her doctor called Green has been married to
given to the patient. and told her she had cancer, her husband for 41 years and Hosanna Community Baptist Church Mt. Calvary M.B. Church
"I was not scared nor was I "I didn't cry but I knew they they have three children. They Rev. Charles Lee Dinkins -Rev. Dr. Billy Strange, Jr.
upset by her request," Green wanted to be alone to shed are both associate pastors un- 2171 N.W. 56th St. 305-637-4404 1140 Dr. MLK, Jr. Blvd. 305-759-8226
said. "A peace had come over their tears," she said. der the leadership of Senior
me that I can't explain I Surgery was scheduled, Pastors Robert and Elaine New Birth Baptist Church 1470St.Mark M8. Chirch
knew it was God's power that I Green had a lumpectomy and Young at New 79th Word In- Bishop Dr.Vctor T. Curry N 87th 305-691-8861
was experiencing." then underwent chemothera- ternational Church. 2300 N.W. 135th St. 305-685-3700 New Christ Tabernacle Church

More work ahead for Black church Btos:pts h1305 Rev. Harold Mah
1328 N.W. 3rd Ave., 305-372-3877 Second Canaan M.B. Church
CHURCH determined to embrace the social control. Rev. Jeffrey Mack
continued from 10B clarion call to resistance, liber- And while the nation's crisis Greater Harvest Baptist Church 4343 N.W. 17th Ave. 305-638-1789
ation, and socialjustice as part of confidence in democratic Rev. Kenneth McGee
tests were of a scale previously of their spiritual inheritance. freedoms continues unabat- 14135 N.W. 7th Ave. 305-725-6321 NON-DENOMINATIONAL
unknown and firmly identified In the aged presence of racism ed, racism, America's original
wi1 the ethos of the Black Black churches bore witness sin, lives on. CHURCH OF CHRIST CFYCORPORATE. ORG
faithful the Reverend Dr. to the tianscendent power Today Black churches are P.O. Box 472-426, 33147-2426 305-799-2920
MartisViLuther King, Jr., the ofthe divine resident in the at a crossroads. They are Brownsville Church of Christ
Southern Christian. Leader- souls of Black folk and others the fault line between many Min. Harrell L Henton New Vision For Christ Ministries
shi Conferene, :El Baker of the disinhaited. Ironical- progressives and traditional- 4561 N.W. 33rd Ct. 305-634-4850 Rev. Michael D.Screen
ai the d'. tioo-' hly, there is a pervasive myth ists, women and men, young 13650 N.E. 10th Ave. 305-899-7224
Sld' Coo'ign i nthra^ t the U.S, is comprised of and old, same and both gen- berty City Church of Christ
among others. a common citizenry living in der loving, and the haves and Dr. Freeman T. Wyche, Sr. New Ufe Christian Center
a post-racial and inclusive have nots, wherever commu- 1263 N.W. 67th St. 305-836-4555 Rev. Bruce Payne
MORE WORK IN STORE society. In truth, the oppres- nities of African descent in 7654 N.W.17th PI. 786-536-9039
A LOT MORE sive legacies of the past are the U.S. are to be found. The Pembroke Park Church of Christ
Religion scholar C. Eric Lin- hardly eradicated and never Black estate awaits the "good 3707 S.W. 56th Ave. UNITED METHODST
coh idetii ,d the 1960s as po easily dismissed. Dispar- news" that leads to the moral, Hollywood, FL 33023 954-962-9327 Ebenezer United Methodist Church
the r d afi when : d death, violence and personal, familial, social, eco- MISSIONARY PTST Rev. Dr. Joreatha McCall Capers, Sr. Pastor
the .e Ch diqd and; stigma and strctural nomic, political, and cultural 2001 NW 35th St. 305-635-7413
was- in rm of th uneployment, food deserts transformation of our time. 93rd S t Cy Ch
_2L_ 93rd Street Community M.B. Church
r ac rc- and cational malfeasance, However, Black churches by Rev. Carl ohnson
Spare dr on Drugs and mass and large have yet to seri- 2330 N.W. 93rd St. 305-836-0942
: r Xmirau X=;&= vil profAling ously accept the fact that
fashiton,! i- dpat liisla- tackling the root problems of
es pressiely so and tionvoter Idtiflba& and Black America will require a
other times faltering, as Black "stand your ground" vigilan- far more organized and inten-
clergy and laity especially tism all function as contem- tional structural witness than
women and young people porary forms of hegemonic is currently the case. : .'" '

Pageant shows the many attributes of "beauty" I i
'f <:; "' l ... Henry added that as a for- This year, the organizers
c dtin o'j: f : 't th:p:t:s.rp to t b- mer queen of the Miami Car- have partnered with the Mira- N New Birth Baptist Word is Truth" Anniversary
Si ": lic wfil hopefully, inspire nival years ago, she knows mar and Pembroke Chamber Church, The Cathedral of Celebration Sunday, Oct.
.ae i sIt:m high other young women to want first hand the excitement a of Commerce. Faith Intl invites the pub- 27th at 3:30 p.m. Harvest
W ave fdhto develItherle hip young woman experiences Next year, the pageantry to attend their 22 Days Tie Assembly of God
ectlyto their akills, nidu str gths, through their participation will be held at the Miramar of Consecration. Church Is in charge. Call
I eflie p y for and values. 1 especially if they are fortunate Arts Center in Miramar and 305-693-1356.
to of IBP is It is alohoped that through enough to win. the pre-teen category will be Northalde Seventh-
to provide personal and pro- their pticipation they will In addition to being the added. Day Adventist Church is U New Day N Christ in-
fessional opportunities for either develop or maintain a founder and executive director For more information on sponsoring a Book-Signing ites the public to a free
young women to express their love and respect for their Ca- of MMBCP, Henry is the band how to get involved in the p.m. Call 305-252-2614 h ancements; self-mprove-
viewpoints, accomplishments ribbean and American cul- leader for the 40 Royalty Kids MMBCP or the Royalty Kids, ment class and Zumba Fit-
and showcase their talents," tures." who are also part of the event, call 786-356-0869. I True Divine Wor- ness. Call 305-691-0018.
ship Ministries will host.

Sn ve says no ing s too hard or od 13 at 4p.m. and ct Begning hurch om
S. 14th at 7:30 p.m. Call 305- en's Department provides
fl lU i thiughtf93rd Street was the' On Sim., Feb. 24, 2011, Oil- this situation, because right 305-6923. community feedings. Call
con from 10B end, he would later learn that lum was officially installed now my vision is blocked by No Church 786-371-3779.
it was just the beginning. as pastor by Bishop Heanon pain, grief, and despair," he os e Pl g B
J asm personal Savior," Tate of Iner Courts Global said. God's Event Planning A Bethany Seventh Day
hd an my journey MOVING ON TOAGREATER R inistries of Tampa. Gillum's As he enters his third pas- Team nvites you to come Adventist Church host be-
and celebrate with them reavement sharing group
and gave my life back to the PURPOSE church would become "the toral appreciation services, their pastor's six "Man On meets every 2nd Sunday
Lord in 1992 when I became Gillum learned the values place where the wounded are Gillum has become a walking, re Pastoral Anniversary from 3-4:30 p.m. Call 305-
a member of the 93rd Street of being faithful in his ser- welcomed." living miracle and his family's celebration, Oct. 13th at 11 634-2993.
Community Missionary Bap- vice in ministry was eventu- "If we as pastors build peo- testament has only added to a.m. and 5 p.m.
tist Church under the leader- ally released to go serve with ple, then God. will build the the faith of his congregation. a Street Evangelist Out-
ship of Rev. Carl Johnson." the Rev. Keith Butler and Lo- church," he said, referring to God's Tabernacle of Deliv- 1 Revival Tabernacle reach Ministries will con-
Gillum soon became part gos Baptist Church where in Acts 2:47. He says he is hum- erance Ministry is 'located at Assembly of God cor- duct free personal courses
of several ministries, most April, 2007, he was ordained bled at the great things that 2398 NW. 119th Street (on dilally invites you to their on evangelizing without
notably the music ministry, and installed as the assistant ,he has witnessed manifesting the campus of New Begin- forty-first [41st] "Thy fear. Call 786-508-6167.
But he soon found himself pastor. It was during that sea- in and through the ministry, ning Embassy of Praise); their
drawn to participate in other son in his life that he says he including a recent incident service times are Sundays at
ministries: men's ministry, began to learn the detailed that tested both his and his 8:30 a.m., with Bible Study m |i | i
Sunday school, evangelism, dynamics of pastoring. Then wife's faith. Their son, Quentin on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m. In I ('U 1 .
armor bearer ministry and in September 2010, he heard Brice, and Gilhlm were shot in July 2013, his wife was in-
youth ministry. On October God's voice calling him to an- front of their home Quentin stalled as the co-pastor. Both We have made several changes In our deadlines due to a
16, 1993, he married Tan- other level of service. With his would die from his injuries. have accepted a renewed min- newly-revised agreement between The Miami Times and our
gela Horne. They have been pastor's blessing, he started "I remember lying in my hos- isterial mandate and charge: printer. We value your patronage and support and ask you
united for 21 years and have God's Tabernacle of Deliver- pital bed and saying, "God you To transform lives through the to adjust to these changes, accordingly. As always, we' are
three children. And while he ance Ministry, Sept. 5, 2010. have to show me your hand in demonstrated word of God." happy to provide you with excellent customer service. '
Lifestyles Happenings (calendar): Submit all events by
N c ling i* l e .Friday, 2 p.m. phone: 305-694-6216; fax: 305-694-6211; e-
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sion she was on was more I have heard so many' iut- ,:rtt pprophet/apostle/evange-
DOES NAME important than any physical tersgive excuses [reasons] for l.:lst hurt their feelings or gave
CALLING SHOW LOVE?.. or emotional trauma that his their failures or losses because; the~i ':the wrong answer or
One of the first verses, I words may have caused her. they couldn't take words that wh ver they perceived wrong NEW LIFE CHRISTIAN CENTER
learned as a child in Sunday Her reply was, "Truth, Lord, should have been casted offi ad1ut 7 6 8 4 NW 1 7 TH P L A C E
school was John 3:16: Now, I yet the dogs eat of the crumbs like water off a duck's bac, h he we stand before Jesus rIB HOSTI0 TE FIo0WMING EVEiT:
ask you, is calling this hurt- which fall from their master's [igribred], and give an account of what
itig, submitting, worshipping table". Some quit school and re- we did while in this earthly
woman a dog, love? I think Her attitude was persistence fu (r:to learn because',~ the body, those kinds of excuses
sol It's a demdnstrated lesson, in the cause for which she ha teadher said something or will not set well with him.
like the one Job encountered requested. "'; called them a name; or .walke And we will have all eternity
for our learning. Then Jesus answered an% off from a job because g.he to stand and give him reasons For information regarding this event call:
This woman was not a quit- said to her, "O woman, great ii manager didn't like them and/ for our actions. Jesus holds 86-536-9039
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By Sarah B. Weir
Peanut butter is a deli-
P S ". cious snack, but here's an-
other incentive to dig into a
Sl jar of crunchy. New research
S. indicates that older girls who
S'regularly eat peanut butter,
Sp cnuts and other sources of veg-
etable protein and fat may re-
duce their risk of developing
_ Ubenign breast disease (BBD)
Sby as much as 39 percent. The
findings are based on data col-
lected from over 9,000 girls
S. and young women who partici-
pated in Growing Up Today, a .
long-term research study led
by Harvard Medical School
and Brigham Women's Hospi-
tal. While BBD, which includes
a range of conditions, is non-
Scancerous, it can increase the
risk of developing breast cancer
later in life.
--dotOe nes eSe The findings were based
People rally in support of defunding ObamaCare in Indianapolis last month. on the reported dietary hab-
0 0 its of girls aged 9-15 between
at's the right sc the years of 1996-2001. Later, q 0
W hat's the right ppfrom 2005 to 2010, the same
participants reported whether
for defunding Obamacarbeen diagnosed with
for def-fi ng Obamacare? benign breast disease that had A
been confirmed by a biopsy.
Researchers found that girls
We asked our followers on repealed. It should never have Doctors are retiring early, who ate 2 regular servings of
Twitter what they thought of passed, considering nobody laying off Medicare billing staff peanut butter or nuts per week Y
the Republicans' efforts to de- knew what was in it. or outright leaving the profes- had a 39 percent less likely to ,
fund ObamaCare. Comments @xriva sion because of ObamaCare. be diagnod with the BBD b
be diagnosed with the BBD by
are edited for clarity and POPSHOTS age 30. The peanut study also reported that girls who ate a daily
gra mmar The GOP effort is stupid, a In recent years, there has serving of eans, lentils, soybeans and corn had a reduced
ObamaCare is a step in the waste of ta ers' money. If the effort works, then been a great deal of compelling rsk of BBD.
right direction, but it is only The GOP tried more than 40 ahutting down the g evidence linking lifestyle hab-
part of the puzzle. Stop the times to undermine Obam- ment will be the new stdard its to the reduction of breast The peanut study also re- also found a link between the
bickering and work together. aCare. I am worried about the when people don't get what cancer. A previous study found ported that girls who ate a daily eating these foods and a lower
-- tamermd budget deadline they want. Temper tantrum that drinking alcohol during serving of beans, lentils, soy- risk of BBD, this is the first to
u i ismov656 much? adolescence can increase a beans and corn had a reduced use evidence reported while
Defunding ObamaCare elle~ay girl's risk of breast cancer by. risk of BBD, but the link was the participants were still ad-
sounds like a good idea to me. GOP lawmakers for 11 percent. Other suggestions weaker because they consumed olescents. Because nuts are
Many programs are ke ty ee elected o e todestring our country to reduce the risk of breast less in general. The researchers high calories, one suggestion is
-@iieRedRocet progres, t to ply poit- with GOP partia obstru- cancer include: regular exer- also looked at the consumption to swap them for any junk food
cral gamps.They will be repr- tionism. Look Mup co mi cise; cutting out saturated fats; of dairy products and conclud- snacks and sugary drinks that
aDefinings isone opwoa bn mandedo o on Dby. .eIn the oy avoiding smoking; breast feed- ed it had no impact on risk. are already included in a girls'
t eah celaw should ing; and avoiding refined sugar. While previous studies have diet.

'Diabolical' drug Hawking backs right

Molly tied to alarming to die for terminally ill
: LONDON Brit- Speaking ahead of
ish cosmologist Ste- the release of a doc-
p phen Hawking has umentary about his
jump in overdoses backed the right for life this week, Hawk-
people who are ter- ing said he backed
But hat's peddled as a popular rave minally ill to choose the right to die but
But what's peddled as a popular rave: to end their lives and only if the person
Sspikith to receive help to do involved had chosen
substance o en spked w th more : so as long as safe- that route.
guards are in place. IN He recalled how he
By Donna Lainwand Lager Instead, Clancy, associate Sen. Dianne Feinstein co- "Molly is a clear and present The wheelchair-bound was once put on a life sup-
medical director at the National drafted a bill that "sends a threat to our young peo- Hawking was diagnosed with port machine after suffering
The sweaty, overheated, agi- Capital Poison Center in Wash- strong message to drug traf- pe" Sen. Churck Grassley motor neurone disease aged pneumonia and his wife was
pieated young people who come ington, DC., and an associate 21 and told he had two to given the option of switching
into the emergency department professor of emergency medi- fickers. says. : three years to live. Now 71, off the machine but this is
often say they've taken a syn- cine at George Washington Uni- "People are using themselves say the users may be paying top : he is one of the world's lead- not something he wanted.
thetic drug they call "Molly," versity, treats the symptoms as guinea pigs," Clancy says. dollar for something else en- ing scientists, known espe- "I think those who have a
but physician Cathleen Clancy including high fever, seizures, Police report growing abuse of tirely and it could be making cially for his work on black terminal illness and are in
says she never knows for sure agitation and elevated heart the club drug Molly, touted as them sick, : holes and as author of the great pain should have the
what these patients have actu- rate until whatever drug it is a pure capsule of the hallucino- Molly's popularity, and the international bestseller "A right to choose to end their
ally taken, wears off. gen Ecstasy, but health officials Please turn to MOLLY 15B Brief History of Time". Please turn to HAWKING 15B

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Blood donations save lives of
Miami 7lmes
taf reposickle cell anemia patients'
Last Saturday, America [SCDAA] Miami-Dade Coun- age and support research in sickle
hundreds of people ty Chapter, Inc., founded in 1978 as cell diseases and related disorders;
from South Florida met at Tropi- the Dade County Sickle Cell Founda- to encourage and support effective
cal Park Stadium for the Sickle Cell tion, Inc. Its members are lay persons and sensitive medical treatment for
5000 walk and run event. Their goal as well as medical and allied health persons with sickle cell diseases; to
was to raise needed funds for the professionals. It is the successor of solicit and secure funds for the sup-.
treatment and research of the blood the Dade County Sickle Cell Advisory port of programs that provide these
cell disorder which tends to be more Council which was established as the services and to provide additional"
prevalent in Blacks, Arabs, Greeks, "community arm" of the University direct services to persons with sickle
Italians and Latin Americans. of Miami Comprehensive Sickle Cell cell diseases and their families.
A simple blood test called the he- Center in 1973.
moglobin electrophoresis done by a SCDAA Miami-Dade County Chap- WHAT IS SICKLE CELL ANEMIA?
physician can determine if one is a ter, Inc. was established to encour- According to the National Institute
carrier of the sickle cell trait or if one -age and support education, testing of Health, sickle cell disease is a dis-
has the disease. and genetic counseling in the hemo- order that causes the body to make
The walk/run event was hosted by globinopathies (sickle cell disease sickle-shaped or crescent-shaped
the Sickle Cell Disease Association of and related conditions); to encour- Please turn to RE8EARCH 15B

Mammograms & Makeovers:

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community. We invite you to schedule a screening mammogram and
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Weight loss can reduce knee pain from arthritis
Losing ijust 10 percent of your weight calorie-restricted diet with at cise group had less knee pain,
Losingjust percent of your wt least 1,100 calories a day; men walked faster and felt better
has measurable effect, study suggest consumed at least 1,200 calo- about performing the activities
ries a day. Diets were tailored to of daily living such as walk-
By Nanci Hellmich for knee osteoarthritis, Mess- the individuals, ing up stairs and getting out of
ier says. There are two pos- At the beginning of the study, chairs than those in the exer-
If you're one of the mil- sible, pathways to knee osteo- dieters could choose to con- cise group.
lions of people suffering from arthritis. One is biomechanical, sume up to two 300-calorie People in the diet-and-exer-
knee pain, take heart. Heavy which means the load on the meal-replacement shakes a cise group who completed the
adults with knee osteoarthritis joint has an effect on the knee, day (or other meal replacement study reported a 51 percent re-
who lose 10% of their starting and the other is an increase in such as a protein bar or calorie- duction in pain; compared with
weight can significantly reduce inflammation, which can affect controlled prepared meal) and a 25 percent pain reduction for
their knee pain, walk faster and muscle function and sensitiv- one meal that was 500 to 750 people who just followed the
improve their mobility, a new ity to nerve endings, which in- calories and low in fat. After diet and a 28 percent reduction
study shows, creases pain, he says. "What we about six months, dieters had in pain for those who just exer-
About 250 million people found was both pathways were the option to gradually stop us- cised.
worldwide have knee osteo- affected by weight loss." A 10 ing meal replacements, replac- Everyone increased their
arthritis, which is the lead- percent weight loss "can help i ing them with other healthy, walking speed, but the partici-
ing cause of disability in older people with knee osteoarthri- i low-calorie foods. pants in the diet-and-exercise
adults, says lead author Ste- tis who are overweight or obese The diet-and-exercise group group increased it the most.
phen Messier, a professor of maintain their independence followed both the meal plan *Both diet groups had greater
health and exercise science at and have a good quality of life and exercise program. The diet reductions in Interleukin 6 lev-
Wake Forest University in Win- for the long term," he says. group followed the calorie-re- els a measure of inflamma-
ston-Salem, N.C. It can lead to Messier and colleagues re- stricted eating plan. tion than the exercise group.
loss of mobility and diminished cruited 454 overweight and Findings reported in Wednes- The weight loss in the diet
quality of life, he says. "Mobility obese adults with osteoarthritis day's issue of JAMA: intervention group helped to
is critical to being able to grow in their knees. They reported The participants in the di- reduce load on the knee by 45
old independently." having pain in their knees most et-and-exercise program lost pounds per step. When you
Osteoarthritis is a chronic days of the week. All were 55 or an average of about 23 pounds walk you exert about three
condition characterized by the older and considered sedentary. (about 11.4 percent of their times your body weight on your
breakdown of the joint's carti- For the 18-month study, partic- starting weight) in 18 months; knees, so people who lost weight
lage, according to the Arthritis ipants were assigned to one of those who just dieted lost 19.6 were able to decrease that load,
Foundation. Cartilage is the three groups: a diet-and-exer- pounds (9.5 percent); those who Messier says.
part of the joint that cushions cise plan; a diet-only plan or an just exercised lost about four The more weight people lost,
the ends of the bones and al- exercise-only program. pounds (two percent). Most of the greater the improvements,
lows easy movement of joints. The exercise group worked M ILLION the weight was dropped in the he says. Those who lost more
The breakdown of cartilage out for one hour a day three first nine months on the pro- than 10 percent of their start-
causes the bones to rub against days a week for 18 months, do- Esimat number gram with a continued, more ing weight had less pain, better
each other, causing stiffness, ing mild to moderate-intensity n USA gradual reduction through the mobility, decreased joint load
pain and loss of movement in walking and strength training. Wt oiteoathrift. 18 months with no weight re- and decreased inflammation
the joint. The women following the diet gain in either group. than those who lost less, Mess-
Obesity is a major risk factor programs followed a balanced, Those in the diet-and-exer- ier says.

U.N. points to huge strides in global fight against AIDS

Now tiiNnteio s each year are down behmviors among ple worldwide were newly lion each yearbetween 2004 not good enough, says M iche
ayoung people in infected, down from 2.5 and 2006. About 1.2 million Sidib6, executive director of
Spercent since 2001 some countries. million in 2011 and 3.4 of those death were in ub- the nt United Nations Pro-
Stigma, dis- million in 2001, a drop Saharan Africa; 20,000 were in gramme on HIV/bAIDS. The
Ov Ka Paian t Increases in global spend- crimination and of 33 percent. The larg- North America. world should "ensure no one is
log and effective treatment are *punitive laws" e number of new nfe- 9.7 million people in low- left behind," he said in a state-
The world has made "tenor- making a difference, the report also continue to tions, 1.6 million, occurred and middle-income countries ment..
mous progress" against AIDS, says. keep many people at in sub-Saharan Africa; got effective antivuiral treat- Spending on HIV and AIDS
with global HIV infection rates But it also says imuch re- high risk from getting about 48,000 occurred ment, a 20 percent increase in reached nearly $19 billion in
and AIDS deaths continuing to mains to be done, with more help, the report says. In North America. just one year. 2012.
fa, says an annual report o than 35 m people liv- Among the latest 1.6 million people The official U.N. goal is to The report says at least $22
the epidemic from the United ag with V and 'disturbing numbers, from 2012: died of AIDS, down treat 15 million people in those billion will be needed each year

What's your risk for breast cancer?

CANCER weight women have a higher tic breast biopsies, to catch
continued from 13B chance of developing breast problems early and obtain the
and ovarian cancer. best outcome. While we may
higher chance of developing a Undergoing gynecologic not be able to prevent all the
new cancer in either the other surgery. Having a tubal li- risk factors, we can reduce
breast or another part of the gation decreases a woman's the chance of women suffering
same breast. She also may chances of ovarian cancer by from breast and ovarian can-
have an increased risk for 67 percent and a hysterecto- cers. *
ovarian cancer. my by 33 percent. As the Medical Director of
Having dense breast tis- Taking fertility drugs. The the Comprehensive Breast In-
sue. These women who have use of certain fertility drugs stitute at North Shore Medi-
more glandular tissue than for longer than one year could cal Center, Dr. Charles-Harris'
fatty tissue have a higher risk increase the chance of devel- goal is to provide high quality
of breast cancer. oping ovarian tumors. care and community healthc
S Having certain benign "Our mot hers, sister, education to the community.
breast conditions. Depending and daughters are often the WIth extensive exmpertise in
on the type of benign breast strength of our families and Breast Surgery and over 3000
condition, a woman's risk for we owe it to thm to provide breast procedures performed
breast cancer can increase a place of compassion, educa in the last five years alone, he
one and a half to two times, tion, and high quality to diag- is double board certified by
up to four to five times higher nose and treat breast disease. the American Board of Sur-
e than average. Heroe at the Comprehensivne gery and the American Board
* Having more menstrual Breast Institute, we encoir of Vascular Medicine, and is a
cycles. Women who started age women to have screening member of the American p^Soci-y I
menstruating before age 12 or tests such as mammograms, ety of Breast Surgeons.
stopped after age 55 have an ultrasounds, and bone den- For more information on
se ivin birth. Women wh T o Harris. "At ins ie the Comprehe- Institute, w hich j pene
have had children have a lowier sive Breast Instintute we offer in July 2013, call: 305-835-ua
risk of baoth breast and ovarian minimally invasive procedures 6160 or visit us online at:
cancv er cen. such as ultrasound guidseed www.northesh
Being overweight. Over- breast lbiopsies and stereotac- breastinstitute.

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covers 60 percent o f ae n i mdi- by county. The White House ed, and then informs the user
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Mother of Times publisher,

A. Janie H. Reeves, 87, dies
Services for Mrs. A. Janie Women's Council, Her com-
Henderson Reeves, mother of munity activities included:
the publisher of The Miami Jack and Jill, the MRS Club,
Times, will be held on Thurs- The Rinkeydinks and Iota Phi
day, Oct. 3 at Greater New Lambda Sorority, Inc. Reeves'
Macedonia Missionary Baptist employment included: the In-
Church, 3167 NW 56th Street ternational Longshoreman's
at 10:30 a.m. She died peace- Union #1416 and the Plaster
fully in her sleep on Friday, Tenders Union.
September 27 10 days before Viewing will be held on
her 88th birthday. She was the Wednesday, Oct. 2, 5 to 7 p.m.
youngest of five children born at Hadley Davis Funeral Home,
to the late Alfred and Mary 2321 NW 62nd Street.
Janie Stephens Henderson. Reeves was the mother of two
Reeves was born in Albany, children, Rachel Janie Reeves
Georgia on October 7, 1926. All A. JANIE H. REEVES and Garth Coleridge Reeves, Jr.
of her siblings proceeded her in She is survived by daugh-
death. sionary Baptist Church since ter Reeves, Rachel and her fa-
Reeves came to Miami to join its founding in 1962. It was or- ther, Garth C. Reeves, Sr.; one F M Nr Se
her family after finishing Al- ganized under the leadership of grandson, Garth Basil Reeves; 1190 N.W 95th Street, Suite 310, Miami, Florida 33150
bany State College. For many the Reverend Roscoe Jackson one brother-in-law, Moses Hill-
years she worked at the local who served as the founding man; five nieces, Corliss Sellers
International Longshoreman's pastor. (Ronald); Beverly Brown; Gayle
Union #1416 which her broth- Her church activities in- Donaldson; Margaret Williams
er, Judge Henderson, organized cluded: Greater New Macedo- (Rodney); and Tweedia Hill-
in 1936. She was a member of nia Missionary Baptist Church man; and other relatives and
Greater New Macedonia Mis- and membership in the Baptist friends.

into it or have it done without able is a matter of debate in
lives, and those who help them their knowledge and consent as many countries. Access to Hospitals Routine Visits Health Education
should be free from prosecu- would have been the case with Right-to-die advocates say
tion," Hawking told the BBC. me." people capable of making that Personalized Care Urgent Visits
"There must be safeguards Assisted suicide is illegal in decision should be allowed to
that the person concerned gen- Britain and the issue of wheth- die with dignity.
Your neighborhood

Sickle cell remains life-threatening Medical Office Specializing
in the Geriatric Population
RESEARCH out of every 36,000 Hispanic- can receive blood transfusionse Geriatric Population
continued from 13B American births. from blood donors of any eth-
Other people affected in- nic background who are either
- red blood cells. Because sick- elude those of Mediterranean, O-negative or of the same blood
le cells are "stiff and sticky" Middle Eastern and Asian ori- type, transfusions received
they can disrupt blood flow gin. In addition, more than two from donors of similar ethnic
through vessels causing pain, million people carry the sickle background are frequently a
infections, organ damage and cell gene that allows them po- better match because of cer- Free Transportation Available
can even lead to life threat- tentially to pass the disease on tain antigens that are unique For qualified patients
ening complications such as to their children." to certain ethnicities.
stroke. The Centers for Dis- One of the most common Other events held by theOFFICE:
ease Control [CDC] and Pre- treatments for sickle cell dis- SCDAA Miami-Dade County We Speak English Assistance to apply and
vention estimates that 90,000 ease is blood transfusion and Chapter throughout the year
to 100,000 people are affected blood exchanges in which a include: breakfast with Santa, Nous Parlons Francais recertify for Food Stamps
by sickle cell disease. '... Nor Pile Kreyol & Medicaid
The CDC also noted that, changed for new blood from conference and numerous ed- Hablamos Espariol
"the disease occurs among donors, sometimes as often as ucational presentations.
about one of every 500 Black every few weeks. For more information go to American Sign Language
births and among about one And while sickle cell patients

The Miami Time

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1470 N.W. 87th Street 5946 N.W. 12th Avenue Archit&t of the Universe 2330 N.W. 93rd Street 2171 N.W. 56th Street 2799 N.W. 46th Street
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Rich n Hadley Davis
Richardson Wright and Young Hadley Davis Hadley Davis MLK In Memoriam In Memoriam
RICHARD JOHNSON aka MASTER RASHARD BRYAN Miami Gardens n Memorlam n Memorlam
Potime OR HARRIS, 5 h MARY TRUITT, 67, phleboto- e m a ke r
Slim, 69, months, died mist, died Sep- homemakeerIn loving memory of, In loving memory of,
retired air craft September 18. tember 21 at died September
mechanic for Services were home. Service 14 at North
General Motors, held Tuesday in 11 a.m., Friday Shore Hospital.
died September the chapel. In the chapel. Services were
7. Service 1 held.
p.m., Saturday
at St. John
Baptist Church.
CYNTHIA MAE THOMPSON, September 29. IEREDENE DAVIDSON aka carrier, died
62, homemaker, Service 11 a.m., "AuntIe", 91, Sptmber 20
died September Saturday in the d dressmaker, at VA H ita.
24. Service 1 chapel. died Septem- at VA Hospital
p.m., Saturday bar 20 at home. Se e
at St. James Service 12 p.m., Saturday
AME Church. p.m., Saturday In the chapel.
in the chapel.
12/12/1962 10/01/2003 01/16/1941 10/02/1996
SeRUptem BANKS,t 87, diemorial ERS FRANKLIN, 92, retired STEVEN ROBINSON, 51, It's been ten years since It's been 17 long years since
Crocker, Virgnia Regional. Services were held andscape r, Seaber, di you've been gone, but we you've been gone. It seems
LAMAR SAMUEL BROWN, Tuesday at Little Rock Primitive died September September 23 think of you always, especial- like a lifetime. Words can't
city director, Baptist Church. 28 at Jackson Mount Sina ly today. express the way we feel. We
died September North Hospital. Medical Center. You will never be forgotten, miss and love you.
25 in Suffolk, EDWARD THOMAS, 100, died Service 10 a.m., Service 10 a.m, although we don't see your Love, your husband Willie
Virgina. He September 23. Services were held. Saturday in the Saturday in the smiling face. T. Flowers; daughters, Vanes-
was preceded chapel. chapel. Your memory is a keepsake, sa, Dorothy, Loretta, Jackie,
in death by his with which we will never part. Angela, Nita, Mary, Cynthia
wife, Wanda; Royal We have hopes of seeing and Cassandra; sons, Willie,
two brothers, CHRISTIAN "Blackdaddy" LULA SWINT, 88, cafeteria you in the resurrection. Jr., Thomas and Joe; grands
Lawrence (Bill) JEUNE, 41, re- WILLIAM LEWIS, 56, mechanic, We love you always, and great-grands.
Brown and Willie Dennis. Survivors tired supervisor died September worker, died Mom, Dad and family.
include: children, Dr. Lamarr Brown at WIS Invento- 24 at Jackson at University of In Memoram Happy Birthday
(Judy) and Sandy Brown; three ry, died Septem- North Hospital. M iami Hospit al
grandchildren, James A. Scott, ber 22 at Me- Service 10 a.m., Svice 2spita.m In loving memory of,
Arderi L. Brown and Elizabeth F. morial Regional Wednesday in Service 2 p.m., In loving memory of,
Brown; two sisters, Mary Williams Hospital. He the chapel. atura the
and Betty Turner; and a host is survived by cha
relatives and friends. Service was two daughters,
held on Tuesday, October 1 at St. Alyssa and Destinie; two brothers,
Mark's Episcopal Church in Suffolk. Arthur (Sharon), Zeric (Shawneka); LLOYD EDWARD MARSHALL,
four sisters, Johanna, Lashaun SHARON PATTERSON, 49, of- 8 3
S(Stanley), Dameka, Latonja (Rich- fice clerk, diedmaintenance,
Rnge ard). Viewing 3-9 p.m., October 4 September 27 maintenance,
Rang at Royal Funeral Home, 17475 NW at home. Ser- died September
MISSIONARY OREDER 27Ave., Miami Gardens, FL 33056. vice 11 a.m.. 2n a t Mounta
T U C K E R Service 1 p.m., Saturday at New Saturday at Sei ospi
G R I M E S Birth Church Cathedral of Faith In- Crooms Temple a aturda
SW N temational, 2300 NW 135 St., Mi C.O.G.I.C. at Greater New
PICKETT, 89, ami, FL 33167. Macedonia
died September i MBC.
26. Survivors Eric L. Wilson GEORGE DORSETT, 89, MTA
include: her FITZALAN BLAIZE, 41 died supervisor, died Marcel's BETTY NELL RICHARDBON 10041962 0814/2010
dau g h ters, September 23 September 30 LILA N. PEPPER, 97, secretary, 11/30/1957 10102/2012
Annie Dean Martin, Marie Grant. at Memorial at home Ar- liA SeptETnhr 25 rmerrr; setr- Happy Birthday! We love
Coreen Jones, OphieAmpah, Mary West Hospital. I rangements are vice with family and friends. Betty, I miss you, from go- and miss you.
Grimes-Williams, Darlene Brown, Service 10 incomplete ing to the barbecue pit in omiss you.r om
Veronica Brown, and Janice a.m., Saturday GUSTAVO ALVAREZ, 85 appli- Overtown eating dinner every Love your Mm and ily.
Brown; sons, John Grimes, Joseph at Church of ance technician, died September Sunday after church. Also
Grimes, Samuel Brown and Aaron the Visitation in 25. Private service with family and going to Picadilly's and the
Brown; sister, Marie Ackerage; Miami. friends. Golden Coral to eat, but most
brother, Horace Tucker; many of all I truly miss you. In loving memory of,
grandchildren, great-grandchildren TAL PARKER, 69, custodian, RUBY WOODRUFF, 90, wait- Love your brother, Andrew
and great-great grandchildren; Tranquility died September 30 at Unity Health ress, died September 24. Memorial E. Richardson.
a host of nieces, nephews and Nursing Home. Service 11 a.m., service with family and friends.
cousins. Viewing 4-8 p.m., Friday ALBERTO Saturday at St. Mathews Freewill Happy Birthday
in the chapel. Service 11 a.m., tion worker, died September 21 at aturday at Church.
North Broward Medical Center. Ar-
Saturday at Apostolic Revival rangements are ncomplete. Nakia Ingraham In loving memory of,
SHILET BELIZAIRE, 31, laborer, assistant, died September 25. Ser-
Gregg L. Mason died September 22 at Jackson Me- Card of Thanks vice 10 a.m., Saturday at Interna-
DELORES DELL BROOKS- morial Hospital. Arrangements are tional Deliverance Center.
BROWN, 75, incomplete. The family of the late,
.BROWN, 75, BARAKA DAVIS, 31, insurance
died September HEATHER SHINHARTZ, 36, office manager. Service 11 a.m.,
25. Survivors in- clerk, died September 5 at Jackson Saturday at New Macedonia
clude: husband, Health Systems. Arrangements are Baptist Church.
William Brown; incomplete.
d a u g h t r, ELONZO .,ONEAL, 61, truck HERBERT JOSEPH, JR
BeamonB son, LEROY MCKNIGHT, 73, laborer, driver, died at Memorial Hospital. 10/08/1926 02/07/2008
Beamon; son, died September 18 at Jackson Me- Service 3 p.m., Saturday at New
Brown of Maryland; six sisters; two moria Service 5 p.m., Friday in the Macedonia Baptist Church. From the Joseph Family.
sister-in-laws; other relatives and chapelCard of Thanks
friends. Services were held RENE DUPRAS, 83, security of- Card of Thanks In Memoram
ficer, died September 27 at home. The family of the late, NELOMMARY In loving memory of,
Arrangements are incomplete.
Manker 1 0/01/1960- 07/09/2013
BARGMAN, died September 26 at Vitas Hos- HappFrom your husband, Lexe;
71, bus driver, pice, Deerfield Beach. Arrange- THEODORE R. GARNER mother, Carrie; niece, Portia;
died September ments are incomplete. friends and family.
25 at Jackson wishes to express our
Health System. appreciation for the flowers, In Memoram
Service 11 a.m., Trinity phone calls, and prayers
Wednesda y VERBENA CRAWFORD, 63, to Mt. Tabor Missionary "-' In loving memory of,
October 2 at homemaker, died September 24 Baptist Church, Rev. George
St. Luke M.B. at University of Miami Hospital. E. McRae and the Mass
Church. Services were held. Choir, The Movers, Rev.
Larrie Lovett II of Antioch
REGINA LUDLOW, 48, died CINDY ANN GORDON, 58, Missionary Baptist Church of
September retired, died September 21 at Brownsville, Alpha Gamma,
30 at Jackson Parkway Regional Hospital. Etta Phi Beta Sorority (local
Health System. Service 12 p.m., Saturday in the and nationwide), Shad #25, ELMIRA PEARL DEVEAUX MARCUS M, ANTOINE
Service 11 Theodis Worthy, President, BROWN 06/12/198010/07/2010
a.m., Saturday M.W. Cypress Grand Lodge
at Temple M.B. Wade AF&AM Grandmaster wishes to offer our sincere Gone, but not forgotten.
Church. DOUGLAS LEOPOLD SEATON, Altarr Williams, Grand appreciation to relatives and Rest in Peace.
74, sign painter, died September Matron Caddie Thomas of friends who were attentive to Your Mom, Claudette.
23 at home. Services were held. Heavenly Palm Chapter, our needs during this time of
Board of Directors of bereavement. Death Notice
GUSTAVE PIERRE, 75, grave AMELIA PERRY, 80, retired Emerald Lakes Estates, It is becuase of you and
digger, died September 24 at banker, died September 28 at Me- Attorney Cecily Robinson- the comforting power of the CHARLES ANDERSON
Jackson Health System. Service morial Regional Hospital. Service Duffle, Rev, Richardson Holy Spirit that we are able to SC EBERHART GLOVER, 63, Vietnam Vet-
11 a.m., Friday in the chapel. 11 a.m., Saturday at Hallandale Mobley and Rev. Mays of endure this experience with a "Sam" eran, died September 19 in
Church of God. Pensacola, FL, Deacon constant assurance that God 01/12/1933 10/04/2002 McDonough, GA. Service 11
Obi a iere . .. Clarence and his daughter, will take care of us. a.m., Friday, October 4 in
HONOR YOUR LOVED Michele Harrington-Lutas May God continue to bless Always on our minds, in the chapel, 4347 Flat Shoals
due 4:30 p.. and the Trinity Funeral each of you. our thoughts and in our Parkway, Decatur, GA 30034.
SONE WITH AN Chapel, during our time of Again, we thank you. memories. 404-241-5656. Arrangements
ON bereavement. Dr. Errol Deveaux and the Rosa, Felicia, and the entire entrusted to Gregory B. Levett
CAl 694-6210 IN MEMORIAM Sylvia Williame-Garner family. Eberhart family. and Sons Funeral Home.

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statue built even though Jack-
By Ken Belson son seemed to care little about
soccer and attended only one
LONDON For decades, Fulham match.
Michael Jackson was known Fulham's fans were happy
for his elaborate entrances with Fayed, who spent layh-
and glittery stage shows. On ishly to lift the club's fortunes.
Wednesday, the King of Pop They helped pay for a tasteful
packaging by four burly stone- statue of Johnny Haynes, : TARE ALVIN MCCRANEY KYLE ABRAHAM
masons. perhaps the team's greatest : 'c *a
It was an unceremonious player, which stands at the e i ients
end to his nearly three-year other end of the stadium. .
run at Fuiham's stadium, While Jackson's fans tray-
Craven Cottage. After 90 eled from far and wide to pay M acA rthur Fellow s
minutes of chiseling, sawing their respects, in the mascu-
and hacking, Jackson left the line world of English soccer, By Felicia R. Lee their disciplines or on a broad-
building, horizontally, on the the homage to Jackson was er stage, while others have
back of a truck. -considered a joke. The dancer-choreographer been working quietly for years.
He will not be missed by "It's rubbish," said Andy Kyle Abraham, who recalled re- The artists are Donald Antrim,
Fulham fans. Since April Hunt, a longtime fan who t lying on food stamps just three 55, an associate professor in
2011, a nearly eight-foot stood near the statue before years ago, was among the 13 the writing program at Colum-
statue of Jackson, made of Tuesday's League Cup game men and 11 women officially bia University and the author
Jesmonite, stood facing the a against Everton, drinking named MacArthur fellows on of "The Verificationist," a novel
Thames, behind the home beer with his friend, Malcolm Wednesday. Besides the im- about a meeting of psychoana-
stands. A large sign that read Apted. "I don't object to the : primatur of achievement and lysts; Jeremy Denk, 43, the
"Michael Jackson the Tribute" person. If it was in bronze, :i future promie, the 2013 fel- concert pianist on the faculty
hung next to Jackson, who maybe. But it's tacky." b lowships from the JohnD. and at the Bard College Conserva-
stood atop black granite with Fayed who bought Ful- Catherine T. MacArthur Foun- tory of Music and Mannes Col-
a sequined jacket, an ammu- ham in 1997, a few months dation come with a sweetened lege the New School for Music;
nition belt and a glove on his -Phto: Andrew esta before his son, Dodi, died in a : stipend of $625,000 paid over Vijay Iyer, 41, the jazz pianist
right hand. Since April 2011, a nearly eight-foot statue of Michael car crash with Diana, Prin- : five years. and composer known for col-
His presence was incongru- Jackson, stood facing the Thames, behind the home cess of Wales was unrepen- As in the past, some of the laborations with poets; Tarell
ous in the extreme. Moharmed stands. tant. winners are well known, in Please turn to FELLOWS 3C

"Sister Betty Says I Do" -

hg n tFmusings aboutt matrimony

By Terri Sohllohenmeyer Everybody loves a good
Miami Times writer wedding, and yours was the
best. But in the new novel
The "Save the Date!" no- "Sister Betty Says I Do" by
tices went out months before. a a Pat V 'Orge Walker, there
You had the
hall you want-
ed. The dress OOK
like an angel, ER
the cake was
Your official
invitations were lots of obstacles littering
were droppedr h the aisle.
in the mail on WALKER In the small town of Pelier,
a Saturday and ev erybody knew Sister Betty
the actual day arrived in a Beaton W
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S daughters: Tanan- Dr. Joreatha Ca-
arive and Johnita; pers and committees I
Stockly Carmichael; celebrated Ebene- The nine-time Grammy winner's first
James Farmer, Black zer United Method- Spanish language album, Natalie
anthers; and Bob A- 5th Cole en Espanol,' nabbed Latin
derman who chron- anniversary with
Congratulations goes out to nette Beat, en- icled historical shots commendations go- Grammy nominations for album and
the visionary, Bobby Palmer joying her birthday; Gerald of the movement in- ing out to: Shirley record of the year and traditiona pop
and his committee that planned and Natalie Armbrister en- cluding Dr. King re- Jackson; Rev. Per- vocal albumThe 14th annual Latin
the Fifth Annual Senior's Prom joying blissful years of mar- hearsing his speech at DEMERITTE nell Moody; fllene Grammys are Nov 20
under the theme: "Back Down riage; Annette and Jimmy the famous Hampton Robinson; Minister
Memory Lane." The event was Harrell; Tony L. Johnson; House. Gregory Robinson; Miliany
held at Bahia Mar Resort in and Dr. Malcolm Black. Spon- In 2013, 170 speakers, ac- Meroado; David Smith; Va- Fem ale anthem s revisited
Lauderdale and featured Psi sors included: Congressman cording to Moderator Tom larie Thomas and the future
Phi Band, Ladies of Soul [LOS] Alcee L. Hastings; Betty's Joyner, were given only two church goers, such as Thelma
and the Old Skool Gang [OSG] Soul Food; Bright Star Credit minutes. Other modera- Hayden; Giovannia Bryant; ANTHEMS would make love to them, and
with Rodney Baltimore, MC Union; Builder Coalition, Inc.; tors were Rev. Al Sharpton, Alton Jones; and Dorlana continued from 1C that they didn't need any help
who used his stage skills and Caremart/Speedy Script; The founder, NAN; Bishop Victor and Devin Burke. A salute with chores
called out classes from the '50s McCray Group; and Wayne T. Curry; Eric Holder, at- goes out to keynote speaker One need only havd e watched And w ie some women
to the present. Filling out the Barton Study Center, torney general; Dominique Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mind- television or read anewspaper might agree with the senti-
program was Esther Baylor; Buses left the grounds of Sharpton, Sharpton's daugh- ingall who took the audience this month to have seen the ments expressedinTinaTurn-
W. Pearl Copeland; Cheryl Second Baptist Church to join ter; Myrlie Evers-Williams; back to the beginning church dynamic at work Amidst Miley er's What's Love Got To Do
Glenn-Cooper; Tanya Sim- the march in Washington, D.C. Phillip Agnes,founder, Youth on 11th Street & 3rd Ave- Cyrus sexual coming out, her With It, its insistence that love
mons-Oparah; Scott Straw' to commemorate and continue Generation; Clayola Brown; nue. She also commended the record-smashing single Wreck- had nothing to do with sex had
bridge; Maggie Curry; June fighting for justice, jobs, and Ben Jealous, NAACP (former 50-voice choir for their partici- ing Ball shot to the top of the always sounded vaguely male
Lewis; Shirley Carson; Hen- civil rights. We shall never for- president); Nancy Pelosi, con- pation, while enriching every- icharts. While a woman is crel- to my young ears. Turns out
rietta Davis; Moell Battle; get those that emerged from the greswoman; M. Campbell; M. one with "I'll Serve Him for the ited as one ofthe writers, so are that Turers question about
Helen Humes; Terrence Kel- speech: Whitney Young, NUL; Moran; Mary Cox; Dr. Larry Rest Of Life," "My God is Awe- I four men. The pattern has a guilt-free sex without commit-
ly; Glenda M. Bynes; Vende- Albert D. Moore, founder of Joseph Lowrey, who was some" and "In the Middle" to long history. Anita Wards sexy ment as written not by her
duris McBride and Juanita CORE; Roy Wilkins, NAACP; wheeled to the Lincoln Memo- a standing audience. Michael 1979 anthem Ring My Bell was t en Le A V n on.
Murray. Carol Ann & Pricilla Taylor; rial to speak; and Bybrina Emmanuel was outstanding written by a man and left a Even Like A Virgin, Madon-
VIP guests included An- John and Patricia Due with Fulton, on the alto saxophone. generation of men with at least na's signature song of female
S.. ..two misunderstandings about sexuality, was written by a
women: that they sat around couple of guys. Then there's
S"Bahamian Goombay" Oct. around the corner. I do the house all day waiting for the curious case of Janet

winter months of Saint our rights by voting.
Agnes. If interested please Dorothy Ellen Jenkis- rt- r llows n
speak with: Evangelist Fields is to be commended M cArIt r Ifllows lnamed
Hearty congratulations Gilbert, Barbara Betty Blue, Florence for the beautiful inspiring
go out to Soror Shirlyon Patter so Moncur or Carolyn Mond. write up on Gwendolyn FELLOWS African-American history. She
Mc W h o r t r -J o n es, Freddie "Jabbo" Johnson, Congratulations to Heastie-Welters in last continued from 1C lives in Syracuse.
newly-elected president Majorie Sharpe, Leila Janie Fulton Centeno week's "Neighbors." If Among the other fellows are
n y-e d p t M e arpa J i tn C o w s "Ns." If Alvin McCraney, 32 a play- Angela Duckworth, 43, a psy-
of Bethune-Cookman O'Berry, Cecil Newbold, for earning an education Owen were alive, I am sure wright, member of Steppenwolf chologist at the University of
University's Dade County Rosemary Braynon, specialist degree in she would be smiling. I am Theater Company in Chicago Pennsylvania who is studying
alumni association. Your Lousie Cromartle, educational leadership sure her church sorors and and the author of "Choir Boy," how characteristics like grit
Delta sorors who are Donyale Ontler, Winston from Barry University. Kay many friends were elated. a play about competition and and self-control influence aca-
Wildcats are especially Scarella, Barbara Kee, Willianm Dawson was We extend our sincere homophobia in elite all-black demic achievement; Margaret
proud of you. Thomas Nottage, Gladys installed as senior pastor condolences on the death boys schools; and Alexei Rat- Stock, 51, a lawyer in Anchor-
Get well wishes and our Moss, Veronica B. O'Berry of the Cathedral of Praise of Mrs. Elaine Almatha mansky, 45, the choreographer age who is working to shape
prayers go out to all sick and Wilhelmina 8. Welch. International Ministries in Bullard Thompson-Ready, of classical ballet and an artist immigration policy and help
and shut ins: Pauline Join the gang as they August. Congratsl mother of Soror Priscilla in resident at American Ballet military families; and C. Kev-
McKinney, Rev. Shedrick travel to Key West's Election time is right Thompson. Theater, in Boyce, 39, a paleobotanist
The youngest winner was at Stanford University who is
Karen Russell, 32, the fiction examining the connection be-
writer whose most recent short- tween the remains of ancient
BO k tacKleS te joys o wedding preparation story collection was "Vampires plants and present-day ecosys-
y in the Lemon Grove." The old- tems.
est was Carrie Mae Weems, 60, The stipend, which comes
WALKER sending her Freddie Noel. were about to be enemies. phone" started to hurt .. a photographer and video art- with no strings attached,
continued from IC Yes, Sister Betty made mis- With curves where there "Sister Betty Says I Do" is ist who for over 30 years has increased this year from
takes in the past, but God saw shouldn't have been curves okay. Not great. Not horrible, explored the subjects of Black $500,000, the amount since
It was hard not to. A six- fit to send Trustee Noel into her and big beautiful eyes, Ima set It's okay. women, class, feminism and 2002.
ty-something, "five-foot-two life, and she and Freddie were her sights on marrying Pastor
brown ball of fire," Sister Betty getting married. Everything Tom and becoming first lady
had a special connection with plans, family, and all seemed of Crossing Over Sanctuary. GO f ATTDA TIN IN T
God: nearly 30 years ago, He to be God-approved. Problem was, Sharvon had the G L UO uF R Al ITFACTION IN O
called her on the phone, right Then Ima Hellraiser came to same notions.
in the middle of her soap op- town. And as if that wasn't enough
era. When Sister Betty and her trouble, Mother Sasha Pray
That must've cost the Al- spiritual son, Pastor Leotis Onn and Mother Bea Blister
mighty a grip, though, since Tom, went to pick Betty's cous- kept sticking their noses into
all subsequent messages came in, Sharvon, at the airport, Sister Betty's wedding plans.
through pains in Sister Betty's there was Ima, waiting for her Betty could barely stand those
knees. ride and talking and laughing old heifers, but prayer gave her
And Sister Betty had been with Sharvon like they were strength and Freddie though
spending a lot of time on those old friends. he was mighty tired of the dra-
knees in church lately, prais- On any another day, they ma gave her love.
ing and thanking God for might have been. But they And then Sister Betty's 'knee



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School boards to get state-approved raises
By Karen Yi board member Katie Leach. N t Still, Sharon Glickman,
She said she likely would do- president of the Broward
While educators in South nate her raise to the Broward Teachers Union, said it was a
Florida wait for their promised Education Foundation, as she sensitive time for board mem-
raises, School Board members has done before. ber raises. Though she didn't
have already been given the Though often a full-time 4tt11t oppose it, Glickman said the
OK for bigger paychecks. commitment, School Board pay increase should be held in
Board members across the members are one of the escrow until all teachers get
state will receive a more than lowest-paid county employees, their portion.
three percent raise this year, with county commissioners "They're the closest to the
according to new state num- making more than double students, and they should be
bers. That means pay for each their pay and sheriffs and paid first," she said.
board member in Broward property appraisers three Once board members decide
and Palm Beach counties will times that. Nationally, how- whether to accept the added
increase to $42,455. ever, Florida board members pay, it will be retroactive to
While board members don't make more than their coun- July 1.
set their pay it is deter- terparts. 4 Last year, Broward board
mined by the state some The state sets board salaries members donated their raises
members previously have based on two factors: county to education groups.
frozen their wages or taken population and whether state Since 2009, Palm Beach
lesser amounts when money employees get raises. County has tied bdard mem-
is tight. "It's this fixed process that ber salaries to that of a begin-
Many say they haven't the School Board or local & ning teacher at $36,822. This
decided whether to accept level has nothing to do with," year, they'll have to decide
the raise this year, given that said Ruth Melton, Director of whether to take in an addi-
teachers have yet to receive Legislative Relations for the tional $5,600.
their share of a state-approved Florida School Boards Asso- I Board member Jennifer
pay increase. Both districts ciation. 9t Prior Brown said keeping
still are negotiating with their She said pay has remained their pay on par with starting
unions on how to divide the largely stagnant until this T teachers "sent the right mes-
money. year, when the Legislature --co: er eros age. ,
"I certainly never feelcom- for the first time in six years Nicola Dennis reads to her Grade 1 class at Marlborough Public School on September 3. "It helps me focus on the
fortable accepting a raise for approved salary boosts for its The public school board has hired 23 more teachers due to an increase in the number of teachers that we have," Brown
doing what I do," said Broward workers. students this year. said.
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-Pw o: JXA* n, AP
Report: SAT scores flat Prospective students tour

costs are an increasing concer r
S prospective students.
College Board U i

says test results r
are a call to ac-
tion'for students
By Mary Beth Marklein
Average scores on the na-
tion's most widely used college
entrance exams barely budged report by the Iowa-based non- on average are less likely to be
this year, raising anew con- profit ACT found that just 26 ready for college, though the
cerns that today's high school percent of high school gradu- percentage of Black and His-
graduates will be unprepared ates in the class of 2013 met panic SAT takers who achieved :
to compete in a global market- college readiness benchmarks scores indicating college readi-
place. in all four of the subjects its ness increased.
In a report out today, the tests cover: English, reading, David Coleman, who was
non-profit College Board says math and science. That's up named College Board president a
just 43 percent of SAT takers from 25 percent last year and last fall, said the persistently
in the high school class of 2013 23 percent five years ago, but stagnant numbers are "a call
earned a score that indicates far too low, ACT chief executive to action."
they will succeed in the first officer Jon Whitmore said. "As "With our country struggling
year of college. That percentage a nation, we must set ambi- to compete in a global market- tu itio
has remained "virtually un- tious goals and take strong ac- place and millions of skilled ll s o s ho
changed" for at least five years, tion to address this consistent jobs left unfilled here at home,
said Cyndie Schmeiser, chief problem." it is essential to ensure that
of assessment for the College Reports for both tests our students are prepared for to avoid sticker shock
Board, based in New York. sounded familiar themes: Low- college and careers," the Col-
Last month, an annual income and minority students lege Board report says. : Some smallprivate schools are students are paying less be-
cause most schools had been
knocking thousands off tuition offsetting the sticker prices
Sr with generous amounts of fi-
Core standards to prepare students By Mary Beth Marklein They join Belmont Abby Col- nancial aid.
lege in North Carolina, Con- Recent data suggest that
Worried that sticker shock cordia University in St. Paul, strategy no longer works for
for w orkplace, school district says is scaring cost-conscious stu- and Alaska Pacific University all colleges. In a joint study
dents away from their cam- in Anchorage, where tuition last year by the non-profit
By Karen Yi puses, some small private bills dropped by about a third College Board and the Balti-
colleges are slashing their tu- compared with last year. At more-based Arts & Science
Having students sit in rows, ition by thousands of dollars. least six other colleges made Group, slightly- more than
listen to a classroom lecture : Converse College in Spar- significant tuition cuts last half of 1,461 college-bound
and memorize the right an- : tanburg, S.C., is the latest to year. high school seniors said they
swers for a test just won't cut it do so, announcing this month The trend sometimes judged colleges on the basis of
in the real world. : that it will cut tuition next fall called a "tuition reset" re- sticker price.
That's why new K-12 educa- 43 percent, to $16,500 from fiects a growing emphasis on "Schools are taking a step
tion standards called Common :$29,124. Ashland University affordability in higher educa- back, and saying, 'What is the
Core are resihaping classroom in Ohio made a similar an- tion. The lower sticker price purpose of raising tuition?' "
instruction to better reflect nouncement last month. does not necessarily mean all Please turn to TUITION 6C
the realities of college and the ,
workplace, said Marie DeSanc-
tis, the Broward school dis- [- | ,|
trict's executive director of cur-
riculum. l
"There's so much more in- ,5 0
novation and creativity that Native American Magnet, one of 12 schools in ISEP, re-
come with jobs now; they're not cently held a science night to engage students and families
cookie-cutter, rote-type jobs," in hands-on learning activities.
she said at a School Board
workshop Tuesday. "What we're to go to educate parents on the countability," she said. ... .
hearing from our corporations changes. Others worried not all schools Middle ho
is that students are expecting "This is not a piece of cake, and teachers 'were taking ad- dlsoH
somebody to tell them what to said board member Rosalind vantage of the district's Com- A ln o
do, like in school." Osgood, who already hosted mon Core training. Wednesday, October 1th at 3:0pm
Under Common Core, stu- two public meetings on the Pompano Beach High School omEvradesShoo
dents won't be tested on how topic and plans more. "Even all' junior Jesse Baker told board R m Ergladescho
well they memorize. Instead of our staff is not fully fluent in members she wanted her class- Upper School Campus
they'll be asked to defend their Common Core." es to teach her applicable les- 361 Main Highway in Coconut Grove
answers drawing from multiple Board Chairwoman Laurie sons, like how to file taxes, ap- 7 nnu
sources, understand math- Rich Levinson was concerned ply for colleges or budget bills. RSVP ReqouIred by Monday, Otober 14th
ematical concepts and apply about how the tougher stan- "They don't teach you any of to 305.260,887T
information to situations they dards would affect students this in school and they should,"
could face in a future job, with special needs or who speak she said.
But School Board members English as a second language. For more information visit de-
said there was still a long way "There's higher rigor and ac-


For Cicely Tyson, Kerry Washington, roles of a lifetime
By Philip Galanes served: a bottle of Pellegrino" q the auditorium?
for the table and a cup of hot KW: Lucky youl
It was the meal where no- water and lemon for Ms. Wash- CT: I set a standard for
body ate. On a recent Sunday ington. myself. Because when I was on
morning, Cicely Tyson and On the way out, the maitre the road, promoting "Sounder,"
Kerry Washington one an d' was asked why no one had i i I encountered things about
Oscar nominee in 1972 for come by to offer food (or even this country that I was not
"Sounder" and a Tony Award menus) to this table of three. aware of, as far as Blacks were
winner this year for "A Trip He replied: ""Whatever you had concerned.
to Bountiful" (which ends its going on, I didn't want to inter- PG: Things were worse than
Broadway run Oct. 9), the rupt it." you imagined?
other a 2013 Emmy nominee Philip Galanes: I'm sensing CT: I saw that I could not af-
for "Scandal" and a newly- from the hugs that this is not ford the luxury of just being an
wed after her marriage this the first time you are meeting actress. So I made a choice to
summer to the San Francisco each other. use my career as a platform to
49ers cornerback Nnamdi Aso- Cicely Tyson: Pleasel Do I address the issues of the race I
mugha -- met for brunch in go first because I'm the elder? was born into.
the dining room of the Carlyle Kerry Washington: You can PG: Can you give me an
Hotel on the Upper East Side. go first, second and third. example?
As soon as Miss Tyson entered CT: Well, of course, I was CT: I was at a press confer-
the room and greeted Ms. familiar with Kerry's work, ence in Philadelphia, and a
Washington with a tight em- "The Last King of Scotland" gentleman stood up and said:
brace and the words "Don't get and "Ray," which tore me to I. l t lv e ...h "This movie showed me a
up, don't you dare get up" to pieces. But I really got to know Photo: Robert Capiin bigotry in myself that I didn't
their third table companion, her when I was honored with ue oet know I had when the older
the two began an animated, the Spingarn Medal by the My mother did not speak to me for two years. Refused to see me, refused to speak to son calls his father 'Daddy'."
breakneck conversation about N.A.A.C.P. I was concerned me.' Cicely Tyson (right) I asked whether he had chil-
race, role models, overcoming about who would present it to 'Race is a very big part of who Olivia Pope is, but it's dot dealt with in an obvious way.' dren. He did. But his problem
parental disapproval and why me. So I went down the whole Kerry Washington (left) was accepting that a little
Olivia Pope wears so much list of talented and socially Black boy was calling a Black
white. conscious young ladies I had it was so clear that she had roles you played in the '70s, in general. man "Daddy," the same as
As the gathering broke up known over the years. And done her homework. Ever since Miss Tyson in "Sounder," PO Those movies were about his children were calling him.
about an hour later, with Miss someone I am very close to then, Kerry has been in my "The Autobiography of Miss race in a way that movies That floored me.
lTson heading to the theater said, "Ask Kerry." And the next pocket. Jane Pittman," "Roots" were today rarely are. Did yoiu know KW: But what beautiful hon-
for that day's matinee and Ms. thing I know, Kerry is giving KW: It's where I love to live, really the first time that white the significance of what you esty, courageous honesty.
Washington off to another en- me one of the most incredible in Miss Tyson's pocket. audiences were willing to look were doing when you were do- CT: Yes, I applauded him
gagement, it suddenly became introductions I have had in my PG: Let's start with a cor- at the history of slavery and ing it? That my whole school because it took a lot to stand
clear that brunch had passed entire career. I sat there with parison of your work, or maybe reconstruction - would watch "The Autobiogra- up and say that in a crowd of
without any actual food being my mouth wide open because a comparison of the times. The CT: And Blacks in America, phy of Miss Jane Pittman" in his peers.

Obama visits Studio Museum in Harlem

As President Obama at-
tended the United Nations
General Assembly in New York
on Tuesday, the first lady,
Michelle Obama, hosted an
event for dozens of the spous- 4- rcv er/utosed t-
es of chiefs of state and heads Michelle Obama at the Studio
of government at the Studio Museum on Tuesday.
Museum in Harlem.
The event included her own
tour of the museum, perfor-
mances by Audra McDonald,
the Dance Theater of Harlem W
and students from the Fiorello
H. LaGuardia High School of
Music & Art and Perforizflfhg
Arts, as well as a luncheon at
which Mrs. Obama spoke. Her
remarks focused on the im-
portance of the arts in Harlem
in expressing the complex-
ity and struggle of African-
Americans; she also spoke of
the importance of education A '
"There's a reason why I
wanted to bring you all to Kardashian stuns at
Harlem today and that is
because this community is in- of women and girls in their located on the commercial The large canvases all feature
fused with the kind of energy countries, especially when it spine of Harlem. She traded black women adornedwith P Fon eek
and passion that is quintes- comes to education. "When kisses, hugged, shook hands references from art history
sentially American but that both boys and girls have an and posed for photographs to comic books, created with
has also touched so many equal opportunity to learn we with 44 spouses from coun- a kind of crayon on craft BY hrn Ryder look of the weekend.
people around the world," she all know that it's not just good tries as varied as Samoa, butcher paper. front row at the Givenchy
said, citing artists including for our children, it's also good Monaco, Pakistan and Poland. The lunch was provided Kim Kardashian made a t- front row at the Givenchy
Louis Armstrong, Langston for their families and it's also In all, 49 spouses attended by Marcus Samuelsson, the umphant return to the spot- show on Sunday evening and
Hughes, Aaron Douglas, good for their countries," she the event. celebrity chef who owns the light at Paris Fashion Week. upon their arrival Kim turned
Zora Neale Hurston, and Ella said. The luncheon was held in popular Red Rooster restau- The 32-year-old reality star heads thanks to her edgy gown.
Fitzgerald. She read from the She added that students the main gallery of the mu- rant in Harlem. The menu seriously stepped up her style Sporting a sexy black peplum
Hughes poem .Dreams": 'Hold must also take responsibility seum, a white room of track included arugula salad, game, rocking several fashion- dress with a thigh-high split
fast to dreams for if dreams for their own educations. Ear- lighting and wooden floors. shrimp and dirty rice and forward looks over the week- and strappy red stilettos, Kar-
die life is a broken-winged lier, wearing a blue and white Surrounding the round tables banana pudding parfait. Mrs. end. Leaving little No at home, Friday sh e hit the town with Kanye,
bird that cannot fly." sheath designed by Carolina was a selection of paintings Obama thanked Mr. Samuels- Kim departed L.A. last Friday she hit the town with Kanye,
Mrs. Obama noted that Herrera, Mrs. Obama stood in by the Houston artist Rob- son and told the women that to meet up with beau Kanye who opted for an all-black get-
many of the women assem- a receiving line in the sculp- ert Pruitt, whose exhibition they would be sent home with West in the City of Light. up. Last Sunday, Kardashian
bled have devoted significant ture garden of the museum Women" will be on display a gift basket that included his Atr e it, b t o Tis tha ict
time to improving the lives at 144 West 125th Street, at the museum until Oct. 27. recipes, naturally looked a bit tired, but rdo Tisci, the creative director
the "Keeping Up With the Kar- of the French fashion house,
.... .......... ..dashians" star quickly ditched who apparently made the dress
t ^ ~p or n m Lher comfy leggings in favor of for Kim just one day prior to the

o,. bnto ptor na meD r k gaassa aLast Saturday, she wore a "Thank you Ricky for making
form-fitting nude dress, an this for me the day before the
1 oversized camel wool coat, show. I die for you. #Givenchy-
tion was dre nude heels, and a gold "Nori" 41ifebaby," she wrote on Insta-
ndwhat~his~rblewould be nameplate necklace as she and gram.
wkit the 1ea 's only Cazia Kanye headed to the office of Tisci also designed the dress
d6nbae fra e designer Stephane Rolland. Kim wore to the Met Gala in
Would he the Rap After their meeting, the May, which was widely panned
/ t6btrld 36-year-old rapper, who looked online and only encouraged
Would 4 b t t effortlessly chic as well, took those people who were al-
be" ~his lady love to dine at the posh ready criticizing her pregnancy
'*n h hoa r (abotis seats fo h L'Avenue for lunch. That cer- weight gain to attack her more.
.. ... .. "asdo tainly wasn't Kim's only great Clearly, Kardashian is getting

, ,Gaye, III pleads for kidney donation
said Dral, a Raptor se n Associated Press He said he is sharing
Ito olve 4 te hodhis condition publicly to
!. .said.hnohIMarvin Gaye III is oy- help draw attention to
(iic ,l* d iin 012, Dood fo dead ar opt at Msuffering from kidney the challenges blacks
+~~diri~~~:~a4,: :p+rrapn .failure and is seeking a and Hispanics face in

SDi.mAtltantle Division, tic ket iomuld'p lantdonated organ for trans- finding healthy organ
sadedaay Wde and hasn'tlookedback to accomplish imil The son of late sing- plans to donate some
bu~emnt tfat Voronto superstar Vince C.rter, since. 6 ups inTorono- but he as" er Marvin Gaye an- GAYE proceeds from his forth-
ld1et the NA A-a Possiibly the teai's secon- Drake's new role with the sed the assembled 1media nounced last week that coming album to a kid-
most-lknown player, Cri Raptos ha already bro t thathe was all~, i he's been receiving dialysis for ney research organization.
ha a* b w, was Bosh, left via free agency oth conparisons to fellow 'Whatbvr it takes, wlt renal failure for three years Marvin Gaye's estate is en-
rnfterthughor 2010 tojoin the MamiIeat. pperu . It done,, Drake said and he's having trouble find- gaged in a legal battle over
qe Bosh has won tw titles with rakwil have a steeper Let th rebrnding begin. ing a suitable kidney for trans- Robin Thicke's summer smash,
6,....". plant. "Blurred Lines."


Giving back in remembrance n

By Lyndall Lambert
and Sherri .
Ulleg For the third consecutive year,
volunteers from the law firm of Holland
& Knight participated in a nationwide
service initiative of the 9/11 National Day
of Service and Remembrance in order to
pay tribute to Glenn Winuk, a Holland wi
& Knight New York-based partner and ..
volunteer EMT who was killed on 9/11 in
the collapse of the World Trade Center.
The National Day of Service was born as
a way of commemorating the tragedy of
9/11 by promoting service throughout our
country to improve the lives of others. The
firm encourages all members of Holland
& Knight, which has 18 U.S. offices and
more than 2,000 employees, to participate
in this worthwhile endeavor and strives
for 100% participation. AMIkids Miami-Dade works in part- by the teens and staff at AMIkids. Holland
Local Holland & Knight volunteers gave nership with the Florida Department of & Knight also raised $1,500 to pay for the
back to the Miami community recently, Juvenile Justice and Miami-Dade County paint and supplies -- 38 gallons of paint,
partnering with AMIkids Miami-Dade, a Schools to reduce juvenile delinquency dozens of brushes and rollers, and count-
nationally-recognized non-profit organiza- and have a positive impact on the com- less yards of tape and tarps were used.
tion that helps kids get back on the right munity. The project not only honors those who
track. Since 1974, AMIkids Miami-Dade During the 9/11 National Day of Service lost their lives on 9/11, but reminds kids
has been serving troubled teens from and Remembrance, more than 35 volun- attending the school that they can have a
Miami-Dade County through a unique teers from Holland & Knight's Miami office tremendous impact on their local commu-
combination of educational and behavior- and their friends and families painted the nity through volunteer service.
al services that help kids grow and realize hallways and classrooms of the AMIkide To learn more about AMIkids Miami-
their enormous potential. Miami-Dade school over two days, joined Dade, visit

call 305-303-%25. In the cafeteria of BTW at 6 acOre orks added
p.m. More works added
s Miami Northwestern
Class of '65 will sponsor a bus m Helping Every Living
trip to the FAMU vs. Savannah Person Inc., H.E.L.P Is in O B lack art sts
State football game and Black need of volunteers to work at
Omega Psi Phi I The Miami Alumni History Tour In Savannah, Ga. the Sun ife Stadium for the
Fraternity members from Chapter Tennessee State on October 12. For more Info 2013 Football Events and will
Miami Dade College North and University meets every call 305-621-2751 or 786- provide community service a t P erez M u seu m
South are making plans for a third Sat. 9 a.m at Piccadilly 223-1663. credit hours to any student artists were working.
reunion. Call 305-623-7991. Restaurant in Hialeah. Call (high school or college) that $2M donation During the beginning stages
954-435-5391. n Southern Cross Is at least 16 years of age. 'fu ded to brin of creating the museum,
SRange Park is offering Astronomical Society and Volunteers will be provided nded an advisory board of eight
free self defense karate Booker T. Washington the Fruit & Spice Park a free meal ticket. Call 305- diverse artwork art world professionals was
classes, Mon. and Wed., at Class of 1967 meets every Invite astronomy buffs to 326-3907. chosen The board includes:
6 p.m., at 525 NW 62nd St. third Sat. of the month at 7 the Fall Star Party (Hunter's Miami 77mes staff report Naomi Beckwith, Marilyn and
Contact Clayton at 305-757- p.m., the African Heritage Moon) on Friday, Oct. 11 at I Miami Gardens Larry Fields Curator at the
7961. Cultural Arts Center, 6161 NW 7 p.m. at the Fruit & Spice Commission for Women Already known for its art Museum of Contemporary Art
22nd Ave. Call 305-333-7128. Park, 24801 SW 187 Avenue will be hosting a free health from Spanish countries, the Chicago; Carole F.'Hall, for-
m S.E.E.K., Inc. will feed in Homestead. Admission is screening and seminar on Perez Art Museum Miami mer editor-in-chief of African-
the homeless in the City n Iota Phi Lambda free. For more information, Saturday, October 26 at the with the help of a $1 million American interest books
of Overtown every first Sorority, Inc. would love to call 305-247-5727. BettyT. Ferguson Recreational grant, recently added more at John Wiley & Sons; and
Saturday, at 2pm, at 14-15 have your 6 grade boy or girl Complex located at 3000 NW works by Black artists. The Michele Wallace, professor of
St. and 1st Ave. Call 678-462- to be a part of their annual a Booker T. Washington 199 Street from 9 a.m. to 2 grant for the Black arts was English at The City College
9794. Gems & Gents program. Alumni Association Inc. will p.m. For more Information, funded by developer Jorge and Graduate Center of the
For more Information, meet Wednesday, October 16 call Pat Wright 786-202-2665. Perez for whom the Museum City University of New York.
is named. He, along with the The inspiration behind
A eJohn S. and James L. Knight the grant came from Perez
Adele slotted for Dusty Springfield movie role? Foundation, originally gave a seeing exhibitions by Black
$40 million gift of cash and artists Ringgold and Rashid R&B hits in the 1960s and art, to establish the Museum. Johnson and wanting to be
'70s. With money in hand, museum more inclusive in its acquisi-
Dusty Springfield, the Eng- Apparently, a biopic on staffers have already pur- tions. The donors say they
lish singer behind the classic Springfield has been in the chased three works from their are working to ensure that
"Son of a Preacher Man' has works for decades but has wish list: a 1967 painting by the giving doesn't end at $1M
been an icon of 'blue-eyed gained tonsiderable traction Faith Ringgold; a 1975 piece dollars. According to Perez,
soul" for decades. now that the 'Rolling in the by Al Loving; and a 2009 anonymous requests for sup-
So it's only fitting that the Deep' singer is reportedly photograph from Xaviera Sim- port have already gone out to
golden-voiced superstar Adele interested in a starring role. mons. Museum Director Thom prominent Blacks in the com-
is rumored to be circling the "Adele is attached to a proj- Collins says all of the pieces munity.
lead role in a big-screen ver- ect, but it's in the early stages are themed around identity, Now in its last phase of
sion of Springfield's story. of development," reports The contemporary politics and so- construction, the Perez Art
Springfield, who died in Daily Star. cial change, which all repre- Museum Miami is scheduled
1999, is a member of the The 25-year-old singer has sent the moment in which the to open in early December.
Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame and yet to confirm or deny the
the voice behind numerous reports. Steve W onder stars

Lightfoot to showcase her jazz repetoire at Central Park show
LIGHTFOOT always loved the band band era ton sing it at the Super Bowl, They were phenomenal wom-
continued from IC and the statements its music I told myself 'that's what I am en with phenomenal gifts," she Thousands enjoy tunes while
made the lyrics tell stories going to do and I want to do said. "And they did things for
like I had." all by themselves something it with the same amount of el- the Black community as well. highlighting poverty cause
that's often missing in today's egance and vocal purity,'" she That's why I'm active in so
CD DEBUT WILL FEATURE music. I handpicked every song said. "We have to be true to our many local organizations, like By Mesefin Fekadu
JAZZ STANDARDS and they all have lyrical signifi- gift that God has given us and Girl Power, Three Little Flow- Associated Press
Since that moment three cance in terms of what's been respond with a positive ies- era Center, Inc., Zeta Phi Beta
years ago, Lightfoot has taken happening in my life over the sage. Music can bring peace, Sorority, Inc. and the National Stevie Wonder gave an elec-
a negative and turned it into last eight years. From wonder- hope and empowerment but it Kidney Foundation. In fact, trifying performance at New
a definite positive. On Friday, ful messages to playful scats, can also lead kids to commit I donated a kidney to a dear York's Central Park in front of U
Oct. 4 at Studio 504 at 8 p.m. we tried to bring the passion of acts of violence. That's why art- friend in 2007 and she's doing thousands of fans and several
[504 NE 190th Street], she'll that era to life for our listeners." ists must be responsible with just fine. You have to practice world leaders Saturday, sing-
debut her big band jazz album, Lightfoot recently sang "The the music we create our what you preach." ing his hits and calling for an .
"Jazzy Classics," further estab- National Anthem" at a Miami youth are listening." Ina 2011, Lightfoot released her end to poverty worldwide at i
lishing herself as one of Miami's Dolphins game and says even Lightfoot says that besides first CD, "The Gift," a Christ- the Global Citizen Festival.
most accomplished female vo- that opportunity was based on Houston, some of her other role mas album. She's in the studio Bono gave a funky, rousing
calists. her admiration of another fre- models include: Aretha (natu- now working on a CD of original introduction to Wonder, who
"Completing this CD was on male vocalist, rally), Patti, Gladys, Lena, Nan- pieces. For more infto go to www. headlined the second annual
my bucket list," she said. "I have "When I heard Whitney Hous- cy and Dianne. concert. Wonder wowed audi-
ence members, who danced

Smaller colleges find ways to reduce tuition including "Superstition" and Se Yorkr Cerafl s at

TUITION half-million last fall after six lower-quality school if they cut Concordia University in St. "This is a global celebra- General Ban Ki-moon and
continued from 4C straight years of growth, the tuition, says higher education Paul found similar success by tion," Wonder yelled to the Liberian President Ellen
Census Bureau reported this consultant Lucie Lapovsky. lopping $10,000 off its sticker crowd. "We will end extreme Johnson Sirleaf.
says Kevin Crockett, presi- month. Roger Williams University in price. Tuition and fees totaled world poverty in our lifetime." "There is so much energy
dent of Noel-Levitz, an enroll- "That's going to have an im- Bristol, R.I., considered cutting $19,700. Concordia offers some Wonder has been a United here tonight. We can power
ment management consultant, pact somewhere," says Edie tuition but opted instead to financial aid, but less than in Nations Messenger of Peace the world," Ban told the
"There is little doubt that that Behr, an analyst with Moody's freeze tuition at $29,976, lock the past. Freshman and trans- with a special focus on dis- crowd.
discussion is occurring with Investors Service. Among it in for freshmen and continue fer enrollments increased 43 abilities since 2009. Messen- and Olivia Wilde
greater frequency." schools that have faced "pre- offering hefty merit- and need- percent. gers have recognized talents were among the celebrity at-
Nationally recognized colleges cipitous enrollment declines," based aid. (Fees, at $1,629 this The reset is costing Concor- in the arts, academia and tendees.
can charge a higher tuition be- a new Moody's report says, are year, did not freeze.) dia some money this year, but sports and help bring atten- Wonder ended the five-
cause demand for their degree Loyola University in New Or- Their research showed that officials see a long-term payoff. tion to U.N. work. hour event, electrifying the
is so strong that some families leans and Central College in families view price as an indi- "If we kept going at that rate, The Global Citizen Festival crowd during his hour-long
are willing to pay the full price. Pella, Iowa, both private col- cator of quality and like boast- we were going to have fewer coincides with the U.N. Gen- performance. He even teased
Less-selective colleges risk en- leges, and St. Mary's College of ing about snagging a discount, and fewer students coming to eral Assembly. concertgoers before singing
rollment drops if families look Maryland, a public college. "People are shopping for us the us," says Chief Operating Of- Fans earned free tickets for "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm
for cheaper alternatives. It's not clear whether more same way they do for clothing," ficer Eric LaMott. "The high helping spread the word or Yours."
Competition for students is colleges will follow suit. Many says President Don Farish. The price of an undergraduate de- volunteering to help end world "That's itl" he yelled, then
getting tighter. College enroll- small private colleges are "quite school's freshman enrollments gree doesn't carry the value it poverty. World leaders who added: "Y'all wanna jam some
ments plunged by nearly a fearful" of being perceived as a are up from last year. used to carry." attended included Secretary- more?"

The Miami Times

Business finance


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New presidentCE leaders know when it's time to stay
and when it's time to move on.'
Brooks, ponder esse Brooks, 67, a strategic
Sdevelopment consultant and former
agencty ulture board member of the Miami-Dade
Chamber of Commerce, was ap-
By As y an gsmrV pointed as interim CEO on August
amontgomery@miamitime 19. He holds a masters degree in
Organizational Deveopment from
After serviig as the president for American University.
merce [M-DCC] for eight years, Bill building the capacity of the Black
Diggs has resigned to begin new business community to be prepared
Diggs said. "I formed many great changing marketplace,* he said.
relationships during my time as Brooks is no stranger to the busi-

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majority of borrowers cannot Borrowers across the coun- high fees. In 2006, enactment of the Mili, the most payday lending attiv- percentage rate that averages
both repay the loan and cover try pay more than $3.4 bil- After years of oniumer-fo- tary Lending Act crested a 36 ity are Texan and Californi 225-300 percent.
both repay the loan and cover try paly more than $3.4 b-il- After years of consumer-fo- tary Lending Act created a. 36 ity are Texas and California 225-300 percent.


Black Caucus invests $5M in Black-owned banks

Number of institutions have
dropped 50 percent in last 20 years
By Danielle Douglas equality," Shaunise Wash-
ington, chief executive of the
The Congressional Black foundation, said last Tuesday
Caucus Foundation, which at a news conference, "Minor-
recently hosted its annual ity banks are an important
conference in Washington, source of accessible finan-
D.C., last week announced a cial services and are key to
$5M investment in five Black- reaching financially under-
owned banks to spur lending served communities."
in communities of color. The foundation selected five
The donations are part of Black-owned, fiscally-sound
magel pbuinte tansen-t in c itrIndubsr Bank i Chief Executive, CBC Foundation Industrial Bank president Chairman, CBC Foundation Professor
courage private investment in the District, Liberty Bank &
minority banks. Black-owned Trust Co. in New Orleans, said Rep. Chaka.Fattah (D- primarily to fund small-busi- foundation. Russell Kashian, monies into the community
banks remain a critical Mechanics & Farmers Bank Pa.), chairman of the founda- ness loans and some afford- a professor in the Depart- through reasonably aggres-
source of credit in communi- in Durham, N.C., Seaway tion board. able-housing development, He ment of Economics at the sive rates on CDs," he said,
ties that are often overlooked Bank & Trust Co. in Chicago 'The pillars of power have said loan demand has been University of Wisconsin, said "They are a source for valu-
by traditional institutions, and City National Bank of to be both political and eco- particularly strong among the trend was especially able jobs in the neighbor-
Yet competition from large New Jersey in Newark. nomical," Fattah said. "We goVernment contractors., distressing because it gave hoods they serve,"
national banks and the fall- Each institution will receive are leaning forward to say we .rise to payday lenders, check With the advent of the
outfrom the financial crisis $lM through certificates of are going to make an invest- BLACK-OWNED BANKS cashers and other alternative financial crisis, a number of
havy threatened their sur- deposits guaranteed by the ment and expect others to SEE STEEP DECLINE financial providers known for Black-owned banks struggled
vival. Federal Deposit Insurance follow." In the past two decades, charging high rates. Kashian under the weight of heavy
"This investment an im- Corp. The foundation plans Industrial Bank President the'number of Black-owned recently conducted a study on concentrations in commercial
portant step toward achiev- to track the progress of the B. Doyle Mitchell Jr. said the banks has dwindled by 50 minority-owned banks. real estate, much like other
ing our goal of economic investment during the year, bank will use the investment percent, according to the 'These institutions attract community banks.

Postage slated for new increase Shutdown will hurt the economy

USPS *Of the options currently the timely enactment of laws ECONOMY took place in 2011 caused sig- 1995 and 2.6 percent in the
continued from 7)D available to the Postal Service that close a $20 billion budget continued from 7D nificant harm to the economy first quarter of 1996. Once the
to align costs and revenues, gap, the Postal Service would and a downgrade to the credit shutdown ended, growth re-
and a one-cent increase for increasing postage prices is reconsider its pricing strat- the federal government after its rating of the United States," bounded to 7.2 percent in the
postcards to 34 cents. a last resort that reflects ex- egy." fiscal year ends Sept. 30, non- Lew wrote. second quarter of 1996, and
The Postal Regulatory Com- treme financial challenges," Stamp prices have stayed essential government functions "If Congress were to repeat the economy grew at a four per-
mission will review the pro- Barnett said in the letter. consistent with the average could begin a partial shutdown that brinksmanship in 2013, it cent clip in the second half of
posed price increases before "However, if these financial annual rate of inflation since 6n Oct. 1. Entitlements such could inflict even greater harm the year.
they become effective. challenges were alleviated by the USPS was formed in 1971. as Social Security and food- on the economy. And if the gov- During the crisis, inter-
stamp benefits would continue eminent should ultimately be- est rates on 10-year Treasury
to be paid, and most military come unable to pay all of its bonds dropped, and the Stan-
east cancer research gets funds functions would continue, but bills, the results could be cata- dard & Poor's 500-stock index
furloughs for rnon-essential strophic." rose 5.5 percent.
......t. aducation oupatreach;s at-...... Miami... is a. workers would begin almost The best guides to what might Unemployment stayed stable,
FUNDS munity education outreach; alyst Miami is another grant- immediately, says the Congres- happen are the government 5.5 percent or 5.6 percent from
continuedclasses; and setting up suppotherapyt thfunded program that directsa- sional Research Service. shutdowns of 1995-1996, said September through January.
classes; and setting up support the Breast Health & Educa- The worst-case scenario Chad Stone, chief economist of The impact of a failure to
are diagnosed and/or die groups. More than $140,000 tion [BCHEi campaign target- would be if Congress failed to the Center on Budget and Poli- raise the debt ceiling could be
research treatment programs Other programs around Mi- raise the debt ceiling, a sepa- cy Priorities. much greater, because of the
ONGOING RESEARCH FOR aroud Miami-Dade and Bro- ami-Dade and Broward coun- rate decision from approving a The 1995-1996 government way it would rock credit mar-
OURCOMMUNTIES ward county within the past ties that have recently received funding bill, which could trig- shutdowns, a five-day hiatus kets, said Doug Holtz-Eakin, a
As studies progress, research year. grant money for the research ger a first-ever default by the in November 1995, followed by former head of the Congressio-
continues to address why the One agency, the Cancer Sup- and/or treatment of breast can- U.S. government. a 28-day gap in December and nal Budget Office.
continosiues to addifferent for Black port Community, the Cancer Sup- and/or include: Educattreatment of breast can- Treasury Secretary Jack Lew January 1996, did interrupt It would also force much more
prognosis is different for Black port Community, has a pro- cer include: Educate a Com- wrote to Congressional leaders the strong expansion that was sudden spending cuts than a
and white women. In South gram that recently received a munity, Save a Person's Life, wrote to Congressional leaders the strong expansion that was sudden spending cuts than a
Florida, there are a plethora $47,500 grant. Their initiative. $5,000; Breast Health & Can- on Wednesday, saying the gov- then developing. partial shutdown if t he Tree -
pof agencies and programs that tere, ,0 ; and eminent will exhaust its bor- The economy grew at an an- sury is forced to go from a $600
do the following: work towards Outreach (BCSOa Program. Know Your Genes, $22,500. rowing authority under current nual pace of 3.5 percent in billion annual deficit to balanc-
do the following: work towards Outreach BCSO] Program, Know Your Genes, $22,500. law by Oct. 17. the third quarter of 1995, but ing income and payments im-
finding a cure; providing com- provides services to Blacks, "The debt limit impasse that dropped to 2.9 percent in late mediately, Stone said.
tinos and Haitian patients. Cat-

Internet still foreign to older adults Y11

INTERNET complete an online has Internet access.) some reason." AMISTAD APARTMENTS PUBLIC NOTICE
continued from 7D task for them. (Twen- And 14 percent say Most non-Internet Cs s Mnaemn LLCis accepting preapplications for very low income famlies to reside at 571 SW 9 Street
ty-three percent of they used to use the users say they have Miami. FI 33130. The prve-application form is available below. No telephone cals, walk-4ns or drop-off applications wil be
about a third (34 per- non-Internet users live Internet, "but have no plans to become accepted.
cent) say they are in a household that since stopped for users anytime soon. Rules of Participatn:
a Preappications must be accurately completed (NO BLANKS) and mailed to the following address: Crosroad
"not interested, do not Management, LLC P.O. Box 451236 Miami. Flodda 33245-9998. Pre-applications will not be accepted in person. Only
want to use it, or have applications sent via regular mail, certified mail, FedEx, UPS or other similar means will be accepted.
no need for it." Any pre- appilcation that is not futy and accurately completed and /or is received aft rt 4. 2013 willbe
disqualIfed. The waiting list wi be closed October 4. 2013 at 6:30 P.M.
Another third (32 per- Pro-applications received by Octobter 4.2013 at 5:30om willgo through a lottery process and assigned a randomly
cent) say it is "difficult selected number. Only pre-applications with random numbers 1 through 100 will be placed on the wait list The 100
r frutrating" to go selected pre-applicants will be notifed after htbar 7. 2013 -Of the 100 applications placed on the wait list, priority
will be given to the applicants listed in the Pmre-Application below.
online, that they are CRy of Miami Only one pre-application per household will be considered throughout the entire process. Any household that submits
physically unable or more than one application will be disqualied If any member of a household is included on multiple pre-applications all
they are worried about Notice of Request for Qualifications the pre-applicationswill b dIqualified.
security issues "such EglIa ncome imits for Proram rtic tion are as ollows
as spam, spyware, Title: MEP Engineering Services for Miscellaneous Projects Houshold
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About one in five peo- Due Date: October 31, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. Income $27480 $31,440 $3340 $39,240 $42,420 $45,40 $48,660 $51,840
ple who do not use the
Internet say it's too RFQ No.: 12-13-068 "
expensive, and seven 6R
percent lack physical For detailed information, please visit our Capital Improvements Program CARROUR
access. webpage at: www.mlamiaov.comlcaoitalimorovementalxaaealProcure- TA AMISTAD APARTMENTS (
"A lot of people are mentOoortunities/ I Mall your completed form to: CROSSROAD8 Management, LLC. P.O. Box481231 Miami, FL 3324 4a. Apple(atons must be received on
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that not everyone is THIS SOLICITATION IS SUBJECT TO THE "CONE OF SILENCE" IN AC- dl4quallld.CrosoadsManagement, LLChallnotbem onlbleformataralelottdelayedthroughthmaHiL
online," Pew's Kath- CORDANCE WITH SECTION 18-74 OF THE CITY CTY ODE. iaPleasem letma blebelowinformation-DONOTLAVIBLANKS indbcteNAIfrota. .bbi
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the findings. tal_____ ______
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According to' the cated at City Hall, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133 for the following: Ad a. CA, ,a: '", berh n"e I mo
survey of 2,252 adults
conducted earlier this RFP NO. 381313 REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR ENTRY LEVEL *AnnualHouseholdlncome(aebelow) AAoerbelowoUt, iapliable
year, 44 percent of FIREFIGHTER EMT EXAMINATION $, DONoU__vam_.IndiatN/Afnotappicbl
Americans aged 65 Pre-Appilcation Rental
d oderdonot. uM*ANNUAL INCOME: Indicate the approximate TOTAL amount of all family's YEARLY gross (before taxes) income. Include
And the 65-plus set (Deadline for Reauest for additional Informationlclariflcatlon: Thursday. all sources of income for all the family members who are 18 years of age or older. (Income Includes: child support
contribution, Interest and dividends, wages, self employment, unemployment benefits, Social Security disability, workers
make up nearly half October 17. 2013. at 5:00 P.M.) camp., pension or retirement benefits, welfare Income, veteran's income, alimony and any income souroes not specifically
of non-Internet users excluded In 24 CFR Part 4.609)
overall, Pew found. Detailed specifications for this RFP are available at the City of Miami, Purchas-
But "offline adults" ing Department, website at telephone No. ** PRIORITIES: 1) Formerly Homeless Residents in Supportive Housing. 2) Section 8 VASH and Section 8 Voucher
r- 305-416-1909. Holders who have been displaced from a Public Housing Project 3) ImmedIate neighborhood applicants on existing Canfour
are not totally discon- 9walt list. 4) New Appllcatlons from Advertisement prlorltizlng the immediate neighborhood.
n e c t e d f r o m t h e I n t e r . . '.'.. . ... . ..'. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..."
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net, TISO ITTN18U ETTTE" N FI- of housing. I am aware that I must immedlately notify Crossroads Manogrmt LLC. In wt of any change In my address I undsasnd that an
Forty-four percent CORDANCE WITH CITY OF MIAMI CODE SECTION 18-74 ORDINANCE misrspresentation or false information will result in the disqualilloation of my presppltoatlion and that additional Infonmiaon wil be equited to
say they have asked a NO.12271. d lemi"ne eligibility
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up on the Internet or City Manager


Dr. Shaquille O'Neal is new NBA owner
What ll retire pl r bring high-profile friends. Fans who were sold in Oct. 2012, the
W hat will retired player bring to wouldn't have otherwise given group included NFL star Peyton
Sacramento Kings? said team the time of day take Manning and Timberlake. Co-
notice. And while the percent- incidentally enough, the orga-
By Sam Amick deeming the Kings the "Queens" age of O'Neal's contribution to nization was the winner of ES-
back in 2002 only fueled the the Kings' cause is not known, PN's franchise rankings. Magic
The NBA list of high-profile chatter around the move. it hardly even matters in these Johnson divested his minority
minority owners both past and #Shaqramento was trending cases. These minority moves, interest in his beloved Lakers
present is long, from Jay Z and on Twitter, where O'Neal made by and large, seem to have the in 2011 in order to buy into
Justin Timberlake to Magic such a splash by being one of desired effect. the Los Angeles Dodgers a year
Johnson and Michael Jordan, the first elite athletes to join Just ask the Brooklyn Nets, later, and you'd never know he
with many more A-listers in be- in 2008 and remains the fifth- who became the talk of the bas- owned 2.3% ot the team with
tween. most followed athlete (former ketball world when they added the way he has become the new
It grew even longer on Mon- or current) on the social media Jay Z, the music mogul, Brook- face of that franchise.
day, when, as was first reported platform. O'Neal added sub- lyn native and one of Time's O'Neal, who met Ranadive
by USA TODAY Sports, Sha- stance all thks style, discuss- 100 most influential people, through his good friend and fel-
quille O'Neal officially joined ing in an interview with USA to their group. All those head- low Kings owner Mark Mastrov,
his former rival, the Sacramen- TODAY Sports how he plans on lines and that talk of how he the founder of 24-Hour Fitness,
to Kings, in the sort of limited turning young Kings center De- a made the Nets more chic than will surely help the Kings' bat-
role that has become so trendy Marcus Cousins into the best the crosstown Knicks made it a tered image in much the same
of late. By the time the after- big man in the game while rav- -Photo: Kvin airj mere afterthought when it was way after their unwelcome dis-
noon rolled in and the news ing about the team's plans for a Shaquille O'Neal is a very popular force around the NBA. discovered that, according to tinction as the worst franchise
continued to spread around the new arena. friend Steve Jobs liles to say In this pop culture-crazed The New York Times, he owned around.
globe, the small-market Kings, This, in other words, is exact- put a dent in the universe if day and age, where athletes just 0.067 percent of the team "Worst is at the bottom, which
who recently were deemed the ly what new Kings owner Vivek Dr. O'Neal became my partner," and fans alike are so easily im- and 0.2 percent percent of Bar- means you can't get no worser,"
worst franchise in the USA's Ranadive had in mind when he Ranadive said of O'Neal, who pressed by all the endless glitz clays Center. Jay Z, who has O'Neal told USA TODAY Sports.
four top sports leagues by signed off on this counter-intu- earned his doctorate in edu- and glamour, this may be the moved into the player represen- "And there's no such thing as
ESPN The Magazine, were al- itive partnership. cation at Barry University last best public-relations ploy go- tation, sold part of his stake to worser, which means we can
ready seeing big-time payoff. "We came to a conclusion year. "He's already had an im- ing in the NBA, Franchises new Nets coach Jason Kidd. only get better. And we will get
O'Neal's infamous comments that we could what my (late) pact." gain credibility when they add When the Memphis Grizzlies better.

Patience pays for Florida quarterback No IC,
Patience pays for Florda quarterback THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA
1450 N.E. 2ND AVENUE, ROOM 351
New starter back after another take will be inserted and four to
sNew sta r naps in his first three-plus six months of recovery be- MIAMI, FLORIDA 33132
M urp y nix years on campus. He landed gins. Solicitations are subject to School Board Policy 6325, Cone of Silence.
in Gainesville after being a Driskel's injury created a For more details please visit: htt://rocurementdadeschoosnet
position switch little-recruited player from scenario Florida feared: play-
Wethersfield, Conn., largely ing without a proven backup. TITLE
By David Jones because of his relationship Murphy, however, responded
with former Gators offensive Saturday by throwing for
GAINESVILLE, Fla. Ty- coordinator Steve Addazio, one TD and running for an- Wireless Networks
ler Murphy hadn't completed now head coach at Boston other while finishing with 010-PP04 A pre-bid conference will be held Friday, October 4, 2013
a pass in a game until com- College. 134 yards passing and 84 on 10/1512013 at 10:00 AM in lecture room #1 at Information Technology
ing off the bench early Sat- But rather than switch the ground. Services, 13135 SW 26 Street, Miami, FL 33175.
urday in a 31-17 win against to wide receiver,' Murphy "Sitting on the bench isn't
Tennessee. Now, the 19th- stuck it out and became Jeff fun, especially when there's Wiring, Telecommunication
ranked Florida Gators are Driskel's backup after Jaco- a game where the team is 009-PP04 A pre-bid conference will be held Friday, October 4,2013
hoping he can throw them -PhWo: Ktnme by Brissett transferred in the struggling," Murphy said. 1011/52013 at 8:30 AM in Lecture Room #1 at Information Technology
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Murphy, a redshirt junior, rushed for 84 yards and TD State. Driskel was lost for you want to go out there and -NN
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to him about changing po- Saturday against Tennes- suffered Saturday against team win, especially when 10/1012013
sitions as he watched one see in place of the injured the Vols. Surgery is planned you feel like you can contrib-
highly recruited quarter- Jeff Driskel at GB. for Wednesday when a plate ute. It was tough."

Chamber of Commerce hopes to steady the course
Chamber of Commerce hopes to steady the course Pst to Miami-Dade County Resolution R-590-13, adopted on July 2 2013, by the Board
COC businesses and its cit- young Black profes- branch into the M- spite their search for a of County Commissioners of MIamI-Dade County, Florida, notice is hereby given of a special
continued from 7D izens," he added. sionals. DCC," she said. "That's permanent CEO. electon on November 5, 2013, for the purpose of submitting to the qualified electors in
M-DCC's fiscal year "I'm on the board how I got involved with "It's about continu- Mlaml-Dade County, for their approval or disapproval, the following proposal:
experience to help him begins Jan. 1 through for the YPN and we the Chamber." ing the progress of Fnng Modemwn and Inprovement of Jackson Health System through isuance
during his temporary Dec. 31st. The Cham- encourage those from Fleuranvil believes what Bill Diggs set in of General bilgaton Bonds
position as the presi- ber is a membership teenagers to those that the mission of the motion," she added. Shall Mii-Dade County fund modernization, Improvement and equipping of Jackson Health
dent. He retired from organization with in their early 40s to Chamber will continue "Nothing is falling System~ facilities located throughout the County, Including, but not limited to, emergency
AT&T in 1998 as the funds generated pri- start with the YPN and on a steady course, de- through the cracks." rooms, cidren's ambulatory pavilon and urgent care centers, by issuing, from time to time,
manager of organiza- marily from member- General Obligation Bonds payable from ad valorem faxes collected in Miami-Dade County in
tional effectiveness for ship dues. They also principal amount not exceeding $830,000,000, bearing interest not exceeding maximum legal
the Caribbean/Latin host several fundrais- CITY OF MIAMI rate and maturing wthin 30 years from Issuance date?
America region. After ing events throughout ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS FOR BONDS 100
that, he briefly served the year including: FOR BSTONDS 101
as the director of or- the Business Leaders AGAINST BODS 101
Sealed bids will be received by the City of Miami City Clerk at her office located
ganization learning at Luncheon; a golf tour- at Cit all, 3500 Pn American Drive Miami, FL 3313 for the follow quad eectors residing within the boundaries of Miami-Dade County shall be eligible to
Knight Ridder. nament; and an an- at City Hall, 3500 Pan American Drive. Miami, FL 33133 for the following: vot FOR BONDS or AGAINST BONDS for this proposal.
Brooks, the owner nual gala. IFB NO. 382308 INVITATION FOR BID FOR PAPER PRODUCTS, The polls shall be oppn from 7 am. until 7 p.m. on the day of the special election. This special
of strategic planning CITYWIDE election shall be conducted In accordance with applicable provisions of general law relating to
consultant and orga- THE SHOW special elections and the provisions of the Miaml-Dade County Home Rule Charter.
nizational develop- MUST GO ON CLOSING DATEITIME: 11:00 A.M. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23,2013 P opeTowns
ment firm, is a former Fabiola Fleuranvil, peelope Townsey
M-DCC board parlia 31, CEO of Blueprint Detailed scope of work and specifications for this bid are available at the City MiSup-a County, los
mentarian and execu- Creative Group, be- of Miami, Purchasing Department, website at
tive committee mem- lieves that there are Telephone No. 305-416-1958
ber. He will serve as many opportunities Telephone N.
the Chfoamber's interim for young, Black pro Deadline for Receiat of Reauests for Additional Information/Clarification: NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
SasS rough Tuesday. October 15. 2013 at 5:00 P.M.HEARING
months as the board their affiliation with regarding
position permanently. ership of the M-DCC, NO.12271.
"My interest in tak- the Young Profession- SIGNAGE PROJECT, B-30891
ing this position was als Network [YPN] was AD NO. 14932 Johnny Martinez, P.E.
nuity and stability to dress the retention of Miami Florida
the organization dur- MiamiFlorida
ing this time of transi-
tion," he said.
chamber and its fu- A meettng of the Value Adjustment Board (the "VAB" will be held on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 10:00 a.m., Commission
ture Chambers, 2nd floor, Stephen P. Clark Center, 111 N.W. 1st Street, Miami, to consider the following: The Miami City Commission will hold a Public Hearing on October 10, 2013
Founded in 1974, I. Convenethe 2013 VAB and Implement Department of Revenue Rules governing beginning at 9:00 A.M. to consider whether it is in the public's best interest
the M-DCC represents VAB Organizational Meetings. that the City Commission waive the required resident and/or property owner
the business interests II. Initial certificaton of the 2013 unadjusted tax rolls under Section 193.122(1), concurrence for traffic flow modifications, which include the conversion of vari-
of Blacks. From young Florida Statutes e. unadjusted by subsequent VAB changes), ous two-way streets to one-way streets, for the Buena Vista One-Way Street
professionals to well- Conversion and Signage Project, B-30891.
established small and Ill. Approval of VAB forms for tax year 2013.
large businesses in IV. Approve administrative procedures, filing fees, and redcheduling guidelines for the 2013 tax year. The Public Hearing will be held in conjunction with the regularly scheduled City
South Florida, they V. Discuss and provide for the employment of special magistrates for tax year 2013. Commission meeting of October 10, 2013 at:
provide opportunities VI. Discuss and provide for employment of VAB counsel for tax year 2013 and thereafter, MIAMI CITY HALL
to exchange goods and 35. 00 Pan American Drive
services throughout VII., Such other business as may properly come before the Board. Miami, Florida
the world. The cur- A list maintained by the Property Appraiser of all applicants for exemption who have had their appllcations for exemption either (a)
rent board members denied or (b) wholly or partially approved, Is available for Inspection by the public at the Department of Property Appraisal, Suite 710, AIl interested persons may appear at the meeting and may be heard with re-
in positions of leader- 111 N.W. 1st Street, Miami, Florida, during regular business hours (I.e. from 8 A.M. to 5 PM. weekdays). The types of exemptions spect to the proposed Issue. Should any person desire to appeal any decision
ship include: Ricardo Included In the list are: homestead, Sr. Citizen, wldow(er), disability, educational, literary, religious, charitable, governmental, health of the City Commission with respect to any matter to be considered at this
Forbes, chairman; H. and care facilities, renewable energy source devices, historic properties, homes for the aged, low-Income housing properties, labor meeting, that person shall ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings
L. Toney, secretary; organization propertles, community centers, and economic development (enterprise zone) properties. is made including all testimony and evidence upon which any appeal may be
and Al West, treasurer. A person who decides to appeal any decision made by any board, agency or commission with respect to any matter considered at Its based (F.S.286.0105).
Brooks says the meeting or hearing will need a record of the proceedings. Such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings
chamber is very im- Is made, Including the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based, In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons need-
portant to him and American With DIsabltes Act of 1990 Ing special accommodations to participate in this proceeding may contact the
should be to others. Anyone with a disability needing a special accommodation to participate In these proceedings should call (305)375-5641. TDD users Office of the City Clerk no later than two (2) business days prior to the proceed-
"The M-DCC serves may contact us via the Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8771. Note: Sign language Interpreter services must be requested at least ing at (305) 250-5361 (Voice), or at (305) 250-5472 TTY no later than three (3)
a unique role for the five (5) days prior to an appointment date, Transportation Is not provided by the Clerk's office, business days prior to the proceeding.
County as it moves to HARVEY RUVIN, CLERK #19378 Todd B. Hannon
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RmoX u ( SEPTEMBER 26 Uvigtoe 35, Uncoln (Pa) 7
N. CarolnaA&T 27, Howard 19 Mile 22, Albany State 14
WesAlabama 72 Concorda-Selma 10 Morehous 28, Edward Water 26
Norfok State 27, Morgan State 21 LUT WILLIAMS Norfolk State (1-3, 1-0), coming off a win over
SEPTEMBER28 Norithwear (LA) Stae 37, .anston 0 BCSP Editor g Morgan State, looks to go 2-0 in the conference
AlabamaA&M 12. Texas Southe 10 Pmbug State 5. Unoln (MO) 38 BCSP No. 2 North Carolina A&T and ong aan State 4 )t
Alabama State 49, Alcanm State 30 Pairie Vew AM 56, S. F.Austin 48 hosting Savannah State (1-4, 0-1) at 1 pm.
AldersnBroaddus 17, Va.-yndhk 14 SC Sate 30, Hanpon 6 BCSP No. 6 South Carollna State square off Morgan State (0-5, 0-1) looks for its first
Chan 29. Shaw 23 Saht AuOds 29. Bowe Stale 7 in the Georgia Dome Saturday (3:30 p.m.) in the win at its 1 p.m. homecoming game vs. Florida
Delaware Slate 24, Savannah State 22 Swnian 26. Kerntcky State 21 marquee match-up of this week's football sched- A&M (1-3, 0-0).
EastS Sudsbug 40,Cheyny6 Teessee Slat 73, Cea State 6 ule, the 25th Bank of America Atlanta Football Te SWACfeaturescontendersfacingteams
Faiont State 56. Wes VWge State 3 Tes Col 36. Way Bap 29 The SWAC features contenders facing team
Fayeteve St. 31, Elzabeth ty St. 27 Tukgee 42, Lane 14 lassic. that are winless so far.
Fort Valey Stae 35, Benedict 30 viginia State 19.JohnsonC. SmI 17 Rod Broadway's A&T squad (3-0, 1-0 BCSP No. 5 and East Division leader Jack-
Jackson State 19, Souhern 14 WSalem State 56. Vrgna Union 15 MEAC), the only undefeated team in black col- son State (3-2, 3-0 SWAC E) is hosting winless
Laar 27, Gramn State 16 lege football through the first month of the sea- aca ports Pho N t Arkansas-Pine Bluff (0-4, 0-2 W) in a rematch
son, has not cracked The Sports Network FCS Top NORTH vs. SOUTH: South Carolina State's of last years league title game. BCSP No. 8 Ala-
25 despite wins over Appalachian State (24-21), Buddy Pough (I.) and North Carolina A&Ts Rod bama State (3-2, 3-1 E), currently second in the
BC Elaon (23-10) and last week over MEAC rival Broadway (r.) take their teams into Atlanta' East, is at winless Texas Southern (0-4,0-3 W).
Howard (27-19). The Aggies received 126 votes Georgia Dome Saturday at 3:30 p.m. for a key Both games get under way at 6 p.m.
1. BETHUNE-COOKMAN (3-1) Ide. NEXT: At Delaware Stat. in this week's poll to finish five places out of the MEAC battle royale. West Division leader Prairie View A&M
2. NORTH CAROLINA AT (3-0) Bee Howard Thursday 27-19. NEXT: Top 25. (4-1,3- W)is atthe DallasCotonBowl to take
outh Carolina stas in Atlanta. South Carolina State (3-2, 1-0) under veteran (4-1, 3on winless G atbng (0-5, 0-2W) in the South-
3. TENNESSEE STATE (4-1) WaNopd Centrl State. 73-6. NEXT.' on winless Grambling (0-5. 0-2 W) in the South-
H3. TEiSi E STATE (41) d CEtr S e. 12-year head coach Buddy Pough, is the other ATURDAY, OCTOBM west Airlines State Fair Classic (4:30 p.m.).
4. WINSTON-SALEM STATE (3-1) Dominatd Vgr Union. 55-15. MEAC school (besides A&T and 21st-ranked Kenucly St Svs Alon oddi in Frartot, KY 12t Alabama A&M (2-3, 2-1 E) has its home-
NEXT: At home vs. Bowi State. Bethae-Cookman) to receive votes in the FCS Howned v NC Cenal in oasDC 1p coming at 1 p.m. vs. winless Mississippi Valley
. JACKSON STATE (3-2) Got by Souternm. 19-14 NEXT: Hot Ar- poll. The Bulldogs garnered seven votes. They Uvitone vVirgna Union in S f, NC p State (0-4, 0-2 E).
kaas Pie Bluff. opened the season with a close 27-20 loss to un- Me s v. Ch sy in PBCSPNo.TeneeeState(4- OVC)
6. SOUTH CAROLINA STATE (3-2) Bet Hampton. 30-6. NEXT Mees defeated (5-0) and now FCS fifth-ranked Coastal ShNw v. Vi tain tDuriw, NC ip has its second Ohio Valley Conference match-up
No.2 NC AT in Aanta. Carolina and a 52-13 loss at Cemson. They've St Auguwe vs. atbelh Cty Sta sin Rale hNC 130p hosting winless Southeast Missouri (04,0-1) in
7. TUSKEGEE (3-1) Handled Lane. 42-14. NEX. At Fort Valley Stal. come back to post big wins over Alabama A&M Winon-Salem State v. Boaso State in W-Sam.NC 130p Nashville at 6 pm.
8. ALABAMA STATE (3-2) Knocked of Alcon State, 49-30. NEXT At (32-0), Benedict (59-6). and last week's MEAC Benedct vs. iee in Counbta SC 2p The CIAA has a full menu of cross-division-
Texas Southem. opener over Hampton (30-6). Delawre Stateo BehumColkrnn in Dow.. E 2 al games.
9. PRAIRE VIEW (4-1) Otcored Stepen F. Ausin. 66-48. NEX The game is critical for South Carolina State Johnon C. Sm v. Unf (Pa)in Charo, NC 2p To-time defendin conference cmion
Granbing at the Coon Bo inm DaA&T does face defendi conference Ws TIa A&M s. Ctatr e al n onTX thampi
10. ALCORN STATE (3-2) Lodt to Alabmri State. 49-30. N T c Host. T Fayle Stat vs. Chaowdn Fayeamve, NC 4p and BCSP No. 4 Wlston-Samle State (3-1, 1-0
ingwamr champ Behune-Cookman tis season. The Bull- Sin vs. Lansin TusaloosAAL 5p S) lines up at home (1:30 p.m.) against Bowie
dogs face Bethune-Cookman on October 26th in Jacdso S nl vs. Ans -Pm8lin Jaor MS 6p State (2-2, 0-1 N). Elizabeth City State (0-4, 0-1
Daytona Beach. Florida. Tennesee Sua vs. SE MIours in. Nh. rTN 6 CIAA North), one of the preseason favorites in
"If they get by us, they could very well have Fort ey Stat vs. Tusikgee in For V yGA 6p the North, will be looking for its first win Satur-
UNDER THE BANNER an undefeated season,' said Pough Tuesday of NOECOII NGS day (l:30p.m.) at SaintAugustine's (2-2,1-OS).
v*HATSGOING ON AND OARON u COUND L SPOR A&T. who has now won seven sraight games Aba A vA V. Mi VIey Sa in Noh SaAL te
dating back to last season. 'hat's why this is a MholaSvs F.RIolaAAnBMin ip The top team in the North, Virginia Slate (3-1,
R al gmor a.0 WagAiE: St avs. U i i a wv 130 1-0 N), off a big win over previously undefeated
STEELER GREAT GREENWOOD PASSES: me for ConaorSela vs. Ave Maa in Sein. AL 12n Johnson C. Smith (19-17), is at Shaw (2-2, 0-1
PITSBURGH (AP) L..Grenwood,the relent- IThey're balanced everywhere. They've not Aoon Sab v. Wane n Loian, MS 2p S) at I p.m.
PITSBURGH (AP)-L Grtelent allowed a rushing touchdown in forever (30 quar- Unmon (MO) v. Bpoiae Stm in kllrn Cy, MO 2p J.C. Smith (3-1, 1-1 S) tries to rebound host-
less defensive end who made ters) and they have as good of an offensive and Edwar t va.Lynd *trgin Jad s. FL 2p ing (2 p.m.) Lincoln (1-3, 0-1 N) and Chowan
up one quarter of the Pittsburgh defensive line as we've seen. Their special teams CLASiCS (2-2, 1-0 N) is (4 pm.) at Fayetteville State (2-2
Steelers' "Steel Curtain" defen- are among the leaders in the nation and they're 2tBa dAntAsA2rtde ldl -hicm .ESiESW ~a S1 p l S I-0o S).
sive line of the 1970s, has died. getting great play from their quarterback. We've SCSalev. HC A&TAIn GA 3:30he A will mee
HooSouL~Adw Stiae F 0**c Divisional leaders in the SIAC will meet
He was 67. got our work cut out for us. Praie View AM vs Gning State in DaTX 4:30p Saturday.
Pubi VAIwM V. (nng S n Dim, TX 4:30p Satrdy.
The Allegheny County In terms of winning,consistency and cham- VOAMES BCSPNo.7'1Tskegee (3-1, 1-0W) tied atop
Medical Examiner's office said pionships, we want to be where South Carolina -. n jcol sportm Housnon Dloye- 10V3 h noon CT the West Division with Stillman, travels to Geor-
l Greenwood died Sunday from State is,' said Broadway Tuesday during the con- Texsm Soulthen v. Alara State in Hotlon, TX 6p gia (6 pn.) to face East Division leader Fort Val-
Gr wood died Sunday from ference coaches'teleconference. SC State has won Soe V ley State (2-2, 2-0 E). Stillman (3-1 1-0 W) is
undisclosed causes just before or shared four MEAC titles in the past decade, the Moeh COark Alanta n Atlara, GA 7p hosting Lane 2-2, 0-1 W) at 5 pm.
4 Greenwood noon at UPMC Presbyterian last they shared in 2010 with Bethune-Cookman Also in conference play, Miles (1-2, 0-0 W)
Hospital. and Florida A&M. "We're not there yet but we're hune-Cookman (3-1) opens conference play is at Benedict (2-2, 0-1 E) at 2 p.m. and More-
A six-time Pro Bowler and two-time All-Pro, getting better. This will be a good test of where at Delaware State (1-3, 1-0) in a 2 pm. start. house and Clark Atlanta square off in the battle
Greenwood played for the Steelers from 1969-81, help- we are." North Carolina Central (2-2) also plays its first for Atlanta University Center bragging rights at 7
ing Pittsburgh win an unprecedented four Super Bowls in Elsewhere in the MEAC, BCSP No. I Bet- conference game (1'pm.) at Howard (1-3,0-1). pm. on a game carried by Bounce TV.
a six-year span. Greenwood, Joe Greene. Ernie Holmes
and Dwight White formed the bedrock of the defense that

"L.C. was one of the most beloved Steelers during
the most successful period in team history and he will Former NC Central head coach he said, if not repaid, was to be deducted from his September alimony pay-
be missed by the entire organization," Chairman Dan found not guilty of violating protective order ment. That written statement led to the arrest warrant.
Rooney said in a statement. "He will forever be remem- Attorneys for recently fired North Carolina Central University head McCann reported that prior to the trial, Frasier argued that his client's
bered for what he meant to the Steelers both on and off football coach Henry Frazier III say their client must be hired or paid af- correspondence was non-threatening, but Turner-Frazier's testimony drew
the field." ter a North Carolina judge found Monday that he did not violate the terms attention to the tone of Frazier's communication when Wake County as-
Greenwood was taken in the 10th round of the 1969 of a restraining order, a story from Durham Herald-Sun reporter John Mc- sistant district attorney Stacy Newton told her to read the correspondence.
NFL draft nine rounds after Greene out of Arkan- Cann said Tuesday. "If I do not receive my hundred dollars on the next exchange, I will
NFLFrazier was relievedof his duties in late August, just before the start deduct it from September 2013's alimony, exclamation point," Turner-Fra-
sas A&M (now Arkansas Pine-Bff) and along with of the football season, after he was arrested for violating a domestic vio- zier testified, reading her ex-husband's words.
Holmes, a Texas Southern product, gave the Steelers lence protective order governing the relationship with his ex-wife, Lanier
two black college players on the defensive front. Green- Turner-Frazier. After the arrest, NCCU Athletics Director Ingrid Wicker- Black College Hall of Fame announces finalists
wood blossomed into a tenacious pass rusher who used McCree terminated Frazier saying that the issues between him and his (Atlanta, GA) Twenty-five (25) finalists will be on the ballot for
his superior speed to blow past offensive tackles and into ex-wife had become too much of a distraction to the university, induction into the Black College Football Hall of Fame. The list includes
the backfield. Greenwood posted 73 during his 13-year Wake County judge Jennifer Know declared Frazier not guilty Mon- 20 players, five coaches or contributors.
career. He thrived in the postseason, sacking Dallas Cow- day. Knox said that if the warrant had indicated that Frazier either violated The finalists were selected from a field of over 125 nominees by an
boys quarterback Roger Staubach four times in the 1976 a revised 2013 protective order or an original 2012 order that she autho- 11-member selection committee comprised of prominent journalists, his-
Super Bowl, a 21-7 Pittsburgh victory, rized, then she would have found him guilty. torians and football executives.
uper"It's unfortunate that North Carolina Central chose to violate their The Black College Football Hall of Fame Class of 2014 will be an-
Knee problems forced Greenwood to retire before contractual obligations with Mr. Frazier," attorney Ralph Frisier said min- nounced on October 23, 2013. New members will be honored at the Fifth
the 1982 season. His 13 years in Pittsburgh are tied for utes after successfully representing the fired coach. "But now that we've Annual Enshrinement Ceremony, presented by the Atlanta Falcons on
the third-longest tenure with the team in franchise history, been vindicated, North Carolina Central should be on notice that we expect March 1, 2014. The event will take place at the Loews Hotel in Atlanta,
Greenwood remained in Pittsburgh after his retirement, to either be paid or hired. Georgia in conjunction with Black College Football weekend.
working as an entrepreneur and-motivational speaker. "We're certainly glad that Mr. Frazier has been exonerated in criminal
Despite support from his teammates including court," Frasier said, "I thought that this was a total abuse of the system. He EmmaS(B. ofMylndEeinmSho.1962e-lt 198 RobruBl (LrJankmStmEn.t 1971197)
Greene Greenwood has not been enshrined in the Pro intends now to concentrate on restoring his good name, raising his minor RorwotwnOL, ofMa.rtnd Eashwre, 195I-199) HumdCan *al (WR. soam. 19871970)
reene treenwooo ras noi een enstnenreg Richard Dnnt (mE, Tnnes BTta 1 19791. .1982 IE9 C. OernwoodE (DE.of Artna-Phtif.1986.1968
Football Hall of Fame. He was a finalist six times, the last children and appealing to the Board of NCCU to set right the wrong that Hea o(WRJa Sl,1198) yKlyRB.Mwoan o.1S e)
has been foisted upon him by them." ErBleg CIt L w (DoLr, oma 8late, 1957-1960) JeoP igh(DE.Birabeth CIAst1981-194)
coming in 2006. rf ,ll^,to.i Dors hn 8 (B.80uh Coin Stt,170-1673) John Stalionh (WR, Alabnm e A 8M, 190-1T93)
coming in 2006. razier was terminated without any severance pay from his $225,000 Mac stahl n(DE. Bat a em, 190-1990) JoKenRi8sy(QB FAM, 195-198T)
"He deserves to be in the Hall," said current Florida a year contract. NCCU chancellor Debra Saunders-White rejected Fra- WITMhen( a,Mi~asp(wtlpysapssa12.8) ,o0y .o(WRt,PwamHvwAIM,.e198-184)
A&M Head Coach Earl Holmes, a former Steeler, on the zier's Aug. 29 appeal of his firing, according to Linda Kenney Baden, a EnTa "OV Be, MS e) wr mn sNs .l. cI1-ls )
MEAC Coaches' Teleconference. "He did all the things New York-based attorney also representing Frazier. NCCU officials are
right, on and off the field. He's a trailblazer of the black reportedly standing by their decision to fire Frazier without severance pay. c Ma.escoachxalta, ,t3.1M92) .Ja.GMn,Sr.(Thmwaenn 8sla egooansew)
college tradition. He was always a positive influence." The arrest stemmed from a handwritten note from Frazier to his ex- S eBaInc CE dntal881-93,flrd aAM1 (0-'041) RalphWEm oan JenM(P, Gramvnb at, 1938'77)
wife that she took issue with explaining a parking ticket he paid for which mMVrOu(Hic,.usonul, iHa7.19e8)
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Coral Gables defeated Coral Reef 14-3
By Akilah Laster Reef (3-2, 1-0), who was coming off Dade County." of a big district win came out more Reef earned 60 yards in penalties
composed and intense, partially due and quarterback Nico Pierre had no
Before the game Coral Gables Coach, to the hype of the sellout crowd. touchdowns for the second time this
Roger Pollard joked about it being a "The spirit of the school has be real- season.
competition between A-schools and ly supportive," said Reef coach Chevas "We haven't been playing good foot-
dubbed it "the battle of academics." Clements. "How we take the edge back i ball, but if we can put it together we
Pressed to do things the "right way" is our fans." can dominate," Clements said.
off the field student conduct and But that emotion would not be It was the first time the teams have
grades at the forefront Pollard be- enough to overcome the Cavaliers re- t faced each other since 2006 when
lieved it would eventually translate silience and quarterback Dijon Smith Gables won 30-13 under Joe Montoya.
onto the field. who earned 127 total yards including Reef was coached by Ronald Butler at
He was right. Thursday night tacked a 30-yard touchdown run that sealed the time.
on another win to Gables' undefeated the win. Coral Gables will return to district
season, as they served Coral Reef a "I just told coach he could trust me play tomorrow as they face South Mi-
14-3 loss during Reef's homecoming with the ball," Smith said. "We worked ami (3-1, 1-0) at Tropical Park at 7
game. hard even when we were down to turn p.m. Both are undefeated in district
"It's a great feeling when what you everything around." and this game may be considered the
work for pays dividends," Pollard said. Reef, who only scored on a 34 yard mythical district championship game.
"We've come a long way, but we're still field goal, controlled the ball most of Fortunately for Reef the loss doesn't
not eating at the table." the game, but momentum swung to hurt anything but their pride. They
When the whistle blew, the laughter the Cavaliers after Antiwone Johnson are still sitting pretty for playoff con-
ceased and grades were likely the last darted into the end zone on a 99-yard tention and will resume district play
thing on Pollard's mind as the Cava- kick return to put his team ahead 7-3. to rit h s tomorrow as well against Palmetto (2-
liers (4-0, 1-0) struggled early on. "I depended on my blockers and -Photo1redt:Akilaaster I, 0-1) at 7 p.m. at Southridge, which
The Barracuda's defense stymied es- that just opened up the stride," said Gables has made tremendous strides points. should be a decisive win for the Cu-
teemed both academically and ath- Johnson, who expressed how hard his in Pollards second season, already ty- "It not over by any means," said das.
letically -running back Gregory How- team has been working. Dedication ing last season's total wins. The Cavs Pollard, who tipped his hat to Reef In the unlikely event that Gables and
ell. Howell's first three carries earned takes you further than talent, when have earned two shut out games and and its staff. "They're not a fluke, Reef see each other again it wouldn't
him five yards as he went into the half. talent fails to work hard" held opponents to an average of 7.5 they have the best coaching staff in be until deep in regional 8A playoffs.

Homestead defeats Killian 19-7 U *

By Akiah Laster Coffey. "We respond- ed...we [got] back to
making plays."
After both teams The Cougars Wing-T
lost in crucial district offense that typically
battles last week they frenzies defenses was
needed a game to re- botched by miss-naps
build. Unfortunately and sacks keeping
for Killian, their road Killian behihd the line
to recovery will be a of scrimmage most of
little longer after they the game. 14
were paralyzed by Heading into the
Hiomestead's defense fourth, the Cougars
in a 19-7 loss Friday (1-4) had only earned
night at Harris Field. 27 rushing yards; a
The Broncos (3- number way lower
1) gave up an early than expected from
touchdown allowing a team that averages
Killian's senior half- 153 yards per game.
back Armando Marti- Combining for six
nez to score on a 10- sacks, the Broncos J
yard run. defense intimidated ...
But that snafu was both Nigel Dillard and
enough to ignite a fire Joel Careaga-Killian's
in the Broncos defense veteran quarterbacks, a
and they kept the who totaled three in-
Cougars scoreless for terceptions and 63 ay LeW IS U ffleS

of three on field goals Homestead wants to
his longest was 35 pull the biggest upset Ravens' feathers
yards, appreciated the of the year, they need
extra field time asking to consider all factors. : By Jarrett Bell
his sideline coach for The Broncos will
more opportunities. need to minimize dis- Ray Lewis does not understand the fuss.
He may get them cipline errors, earn- Yet with several of his former Baltimore
Saturday when Home- ing 85 penalty yards : Ravens teammates reacting strongly to the
stead faces its dis- Friday; they are av- retired linebacker's assertion
trict's Goliath, Central eraging more than :that the team needs to address
Rockets at Traz Pow- 90 yards in penalties a leadership void, the new ESPN
ell. this seasons. They analyst clearly has a sense of
Homestead's defense also need to maxi- how his words can still strike a
will have to step up mize Lane and Gilbert : nerve.
again to attempt to Johnson, also a big "I'm totally confused with how
neutralize the rushing time receiver, who can someone can take something LEWIS
? ii; bad boys Dalvin Cook put stress on Central's and make more of it, when what
and Joseph Yearby, secondary. I was saying was so general," Lewis told USA
something of which Lane had no touch- TODAY Sports.
~iB'only Booker T. Wash- es against Killian and "If anybody takes offense to that, I don't get.
ington has been ca- has been a non-factor it. What did I say that was so bad?"
pable. all year for Homestead FTW: Lewis says Ravens must find leaders
"Nothing is given for with only two record- quickly
free," said Homestead ed touchdowns. If the : Lewis addressed the state of the Ravens'
defensive lineman, Broncos offensive line leadership on ESPN on Monday after a TMZ
Frank Newman, who can hold off the Rock- report maintained that wide receiver Jacoby
recorded one sack. ets they will have a : Jones was hit in the head with a champagne
ing a team rule. snuck by them in a "Everything [we] have chance to make some bottle by a stripper while riding on a party
the remainder of the passing yards. "We came together 2011 game 14-7, could to take." plays on the outside. bus used as part of a birthday celebration for
game. "Our motto was as a team and had our have widened the lead Central will have And if all of that : tackle Bryant McKinnie.
"They're a well- 'shutdown the Wing- mind set that we were but had to settle for fresh legs after a bye doesn't work the Bron- : As he'd stated previously, Lewis said Mon-
coached team [and] T'," said Ermon Lane, going to win." field goals on a couple week, not good news cos may want to try to day the Ravens must fill a leadership vacuum
there's always chal- Homestead's coveted The Broncos who of drives, for any team that has buy, borrow, or steal given his retirement after 17 seasons and the
lenges," said Home- receiver who sat the were seeking payback Kicker Uriel Her- to face the reigning from the Booker T. decision to let longtime free safety Ed Reed
stead coach Larry first quarter for violat- after the Cougars nandez--who was two state champs; but if playbook. depart via free agency.

FAMU alumni complaining, battle of the bands," but with 252-34, but walked away with not againist schools making
moaning and groaning about the Marching 100 not making millions. But does a fat check money, but at some point there
-how bad the Ohio State Uni- the trip to Columbus, the OSU really ease the pain? What do has to be a line drawn in the
versity Buckeyes were beat- band even won their matchup. our HBCU's gain, other than sand.
ing up on the Rattlers. Well Here are some final numbers monetarily, from these lop- Sure we love the short term
get in line Rattlers, because from the game. So now you sided contest? Do they get any results of a large payday, but
Savannah St., BCU alums ask, well how did FAMU win? better? Do the coaches have is it worth the damage in the
g le' and some others were com- Easy. They walked away with workshops before these games long term? Until small schools
eig ng the cost of losing plaining too. Even FIU who a check for $900,000 (had the with the opposing teams staff? alumni start supporting their
was in a bowl game just three Marching 100 made the trip, Can this actually help or hurt alma maters 100 percent or
Losing isn't fun. I can't re- every year, a few HBCU and years ago. OSU was dominat- they would have earned an recruiting to our schools? As those schools either start
member the last time I as a fan non FBS football teams actu- ing FAMU in every statistical extra $150K my sources say). a Rattler alum, I'm not here getting FBS type talent, the
enjoyed losing while cheering ally win, even while they are area. At halftime, the score Not bad for getting drug up complaining or asking for scores will stay the same.
on my team in any sport. Win- losing. After Saturday's round was 56-0. Usually FAMUans and down the field right? All of rules to be changed in favor The Sports Brothers, JeffFox
ning is a part of our society. of college football, I noticed on can be proud and say "well the schools mentioned above of the small schools. This has & Ed Freeman, can be heard
To the victor go the spoils. But my Facebook timeline a lot of at least we won the halftime lost by a combined score of been going on for years. I'm daily on WQAM 560 Sports.