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Radical Republicans play politics of race
By D.Wayne Wickham about health care is about subtle, For ex- political opposition to the House Republican caucus gain more freedoms. it's the
race, as well?" he asked Taylor ample, Rush president's health care law is looks like a Klan kiavern, reason that senior citizens,
The gathering at Morgan Branch, the historian and Pu- Limbaugh, the rooted in the same rancid soil The members of this new the disabled, and gays and
State University was supposed litzer Prize-winning author of- rai oc f ta rdcdrssac o breed of radical Republicans lesbians have greater legal
to be a panel discussion about Parting the Waters: America in the radical the civil rights movement of are working to create an protections, he said.
a series of events that rocked the King Years 1954-63. That conservatives, the 1960s. American apartheid by deny- On that point, Branch is
the civil rights movement in book, the first of a civil rights called the Af- By their own admission, ing a path to citizenship to right,
1963, the most tumultuous trilogy, is thought by many to fordable Care Republicans have gerryman- Hispanics who entered this But unless a concerted efyear of this country's struggle be the single most important 1 3 Act a civil dered congressional districts country illegally and enacting fort is made to wrest control of
for racial justice. But shortly work on a time in American WICKHAM rights bill that to keep control of the House laws that have the practical the House away from Repubbefore it ended, a man from history when Southern politi- amounts to reparations. in GOP hands. Of course, effect of making it harder for lican radicals, this country's
the audience rose to ask a cians spewed talk of "interpo- "The people on the other Democrats do the same in blacks to vote, racial divide will become even
question that cut to the heart sition and nullification" and side win a victory if they can states where they have the Branch said this might more gaping than it was in of the racial conflict that made little effort to distance have all of their politics be political muscle to do so. But change if we can get more 1963 and this nation's most plagues this nation today. themselves from the vilest acts coded with race and not have Democrats are the party that people to talk broadly about tumultuous year of civil rights
*Did it get lost somewhere of the Ku Klux Klan. to mention it," Branch said, reflects the diversity of this how the push by blacks for ra- struggle will be in our future,
that this whole discussion Today's racists are more suggesting that some of the nation; the GOP isn't. The cial equality has helped others not the past.

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VOLUME 91 NUMBER 7 MIAMI, FLORIDA, OCTOBER 9-15, 2013 50 cents

Heads clash on proposed $12.5M community fund

Are leaders puting the "horse before the cart?"
By D. Kevin MU~eir east :Overtown/Park West Communibmcneirgmimitme oino ty Redevelopment Agency (CRAJ and
approved last September by the City
When the next full Board of Miami- of Miami Commission. Those in the Dade County Commission meeting know believe that the project, which
convenes (Tuesday, Oct. 22), one of would be built by two top developthe most anticipated agenda items ers Overtown Gateway Partners will be a $250M multi-use develop- and All Aboard Florida won't have mernt project, proposed by the South- Please turn to CLASH SA M V111114L NESO MCKIGHT GONZALEZ CHAINNER

Tiger Woods

Voted No. it

player in the

"A Associated Press

/1 Woods was voted PGA Tour player of the year for
the I11th time on the strength of his five big wins and
return to No. I in the world.
It was the third time Woods won the Jack Nicklaus Award despite not winning a major. He macie up for that with two World Golf Championships and The
0 d Players Championship among his five wins. No one
else won more than twice this year, and Woods won the Vardon Trophy for lowest scoring average and the
0 E PGA Tour money title.
.It's been an incredible year to have won five times, two of those World Golf Championships and one
Players," Woods said on a conference call Friday. T.Willard Fair, the feisty president/CEO of the Urban League of It's been just a fantastic year all around. It's also
Greater Miami, will commemorate 50 years of civil rights activism a nrdbefeigt evtdb orpes n
to have that type of respect is something that's very and leadership of the League on Saturday, Oct. 11 at a gala event humbling."
held in his honor. Fair: "I built. I improved. I maintained."ThPATordentrlasteprctgef votes won or even who finished second.
SEE SORY N 8AJordan Spieth was voted rookie of the year in a race that likely was nocnetBTe2-erAl ea


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reast cancer is the most common form of cancer H.E. SIGISMUND REEVES, Founder, 1923-198 The Black Press believes that America can best lead the
among Black women in the U.S. It is also the second- GARTH C. REEVES, JR., Editor, 1972-1982 world from racial and national antagonism when It accords to '_....
every person, regardless of race, creed or color, his or her
leading cause of cancer death among Black women, GARTH C. REEVES, SR., Publisher Emeritus human and legal rights. Hating no person, fearing no person,
exceeded only by lung cancer. In fact, a look at recent statis- RACHEL J. REEVES, Publisher and Chairman the Black Press strives to help every person in the firm belief tics reveals that in 2013, an estimated 27,060 new cases of I-that all persons are hurt as long as anyone Is h-ld back
breast cancer will occur among Black women, resulting in
over 6,080 deaths. However, the unfortunate truth is that
many women's lives could have been prolonged and great
pain and suffering avoided, had they done one simple thing
-gotten a regular mammogram. j
Here again the statistics show that Black and white women Time to stop chasing the car, Mr. Speaker
face two very different scenarios. Ironically, while the breast Republicans in Congress are Most galling for them and have had enough of ths toenoge in hostage cancer incidence in Black women is lower than in white wom- like a dog that chases cars and most beneficial for the country sense. It is cer that avof,- we. 'Boehner favored skipping en overall, for women younger than 45, the incidence is high- finally catches one. There is a is that they failed to defund ity of the Hoi"e, and 'hap s a a: h bt over funding after all, er among Black women. Black women have lower survival fleeting sense of accomplish- or delay Obamacare. The health majority of ,Repblic4s in, the ,Democrats had agreed to the
rates with a mortality rate 41 percent higher than in white meant, followed by sheer panic. insurance exchanges created House, would vote 'to rpopen Republicans' overall number women. Finally, when comparing a recent five-year relative God bless Rep. Marlin by the Affordable Care Act are the government if given the and using the necessity to raise survival rate for breast cancer among Black women, it was 79 Stutzman, R-Ind., for at least be- up and running, despite techni- chance. I the debt ceiling as leverage to
percent, compared to 92 percent for white women. ing honest. *We're not going to be cal glitches. People across the Which brings me to Sfraker win concessions.
The question is, if breast cancer screening rates are rela- disrespected," he told the Wash- country are buying coverage for John Boehner's major accom-, Now the debt ceiling is threattively equal, and they are among Black women and white ington Examiner on Wednesday. themselves and their families. plishment in this ridiculous a- ened, too, since the Treasury's women, then something else must be happening. Medical ex- 'We have to get something out of This fight is over, people. Repub- fair: Preventing the House froti borrowing authority will run out perts point to five factors that all Black women need to con- this. And I don't know what that licans lost. considering a simple, "clean" bill on Oct. 17. Two years ago, facing
sier: barier to ealtortha alllcc h eat b ev ; at c even is." Republicans have not managed to fund government operations. the prospect of a potentially catsider: barriers to health care access; health behaviors; later Nobody knows what the House to figure out how to avoid being If such a bill came up, it would' astrophic default, Obamave stage of breast cancer diagnosis; prevalence of risk factors; Republicans' goal might be at blamed for the government shut- pass. The national parks would in. This time, he has rIed to and biological and/or genetic differences. this point. So far, they have man- down. This is understandable, reopen and the service academy move an inch.
Women must begin to listen to their bodies more carefully, aged to shut down the govern- since they caused the shutdown football teams wouldn't ha ve to % -This spectacle of dysfunction research and understand their family histories as it relates to meant and maintain enough unity by trying to use a funding bill hitchhike to their next games. will surely damage both *ifdes others who may have faced breast cancer, lead healthier lives in their ranks to prevent an open to nullify Obamacare. The GOP For some reason, Boehner acts politically. But Obamia never has and find a way to have annual check ups. After all, the life revolt by moderates. They also tactic of the moment is to point as if this outcome is unthink- to face voters again. House Reyou save may be your own. Arm yourselves with as much in- succeeded in getting Democrats fingers at Democrats they call able. publicans are up for re-election
formatia as possible as ignorance can sometimes be a killer. to agree to fund the government it Obama's shutdown or Sen- How did Boehner get him- in 13 months.
at sharply reduced *sequester* ate Majority Leader Harry Reid's self into this situation? By cal- Having caught the car, Boehner .s but for some reason they shutdown but nobody outside culating, based on experience, would be wise to let it go. Even at
ScoI s voter purge al renounced this victory, the right-wing echo chamber is that when push came to shove, the expense of a little dignity.
The list of what Republicans buying it. Obama would fold. Eugene Robinson's email adthe t haven't been able to do is consid- For that matter, many people Recall that the dispute among dress is eugenerobinsonasherably longer, inside the conservative bubble Republicans was not whether
"p~orida Governor Rick Scott is at it again bound and
determined to save us from those hordes of 'ineligible 4
voters' that continue to break down the doors at every voting precinct. You know the kind men and women
foaming at the mouth, wildly waving their choices for their '11c on '. 1 T ea Pa rt e i*
favorite candidates in their hands. S .Att 1!J 1, A, !-j .A .- ?A -- -- T P.rt.. ...
Florida's voting rolls have allowed outlaw voters" to impact Jr,"1r 1
Floidas otig oll hae lloedoutaw otrs"toimpct As these words are beinj, McConnell, the Kentucky Re- recently-published book.'4 Party g'erpuk0,icnso
our elections that he's started a second push to clean thing A s Jhs od x erIm~nel h etcyR-rcnl~ulse o
o written, the Obana adminas- publican and Senate minority The book is Change They cent of Tea Party Republicans
up. Of course, this time he wants to assure us that this has tration is trying to end a shut- leader have launched a direct Can't Believe In: The Tea Par- believe President Obama was nothing to do with removing minorities from the rolls. He down of the United States gov. attack against the administra- ty and Reactionary Politics not born in America. wants us to forget what happened last year in the midst of eminent forced by the refusal tion by trying to wreck the gey- in America by Univirsity of Think 'of that. Despite: the a tight presidential election when minority voters were vital of the Republican bloc of the ernment's ability to function. Washington scholars Christo- fact that the docu met.on to President Barack Obama's reelection hopes. Similarly, he House of Representatives to However, amid all of the eco- pher Parker and Matt A. Bar- supplied by the president, and hopes we'll forget that among those unlawfully purged were vote on a continued funding of nomic pain the Tea Party-Re- reto. One of the scholars's the verification of the 1961 HaWorld War IT veterans, the government's operations. publican coalition's action are primary goals is exploring the waiian newspaper ansounceScott has decided to initiate a 'project integrity" roadshow, Looming ever closer is the causing millions of Americans, differences in opinion between ment of his birth, and the sending one of his minions to Orlando and Fort Lauderdale to deadline for Congress to deal, we should not forget that the the two main blocs in. today's objective examinations by inanswer questions from election officials, and we assume the with the country's debt ceiling most important thing pushing Republican Party; thos -con--. numerable rndia-outits have public, about this new effort to protect our voting rolls from by raising its borrowing limit, the radical right wing is not op- servatives who declare them- all served to confirm the truth non-citizens. The Treasury Department last of the president's birthplace, a
Critics raise naturalized citizens, mostly His- week warned that the Con- majority of all Republicans still
buitic Blase c kns thand ana ericans, w l bt- gress' failure to do so by Octo- m he Treasury Depart ent last weekw llaed ta the cling to the delusion that's he's panics, but also Blacks and Asian Americans, will be tar- ber 17 could provoke "a finan- failure to do so by October 17 could proke afinw# .isis foreign-born.
geted. And there could be a cost associated with "proving" cial crisis and recession that A and recession that could echothe eventsof2008 orWO?'O" It underscores how deely that one is a naturalized citizen and therefore eligible to vote could echo the events of 2008 h ithe virus of racism- fpervi- to the tune of $680 for an original copy of a naturalization or worse." ous to 'logic and proven fact
certificate. But another way of looking at position to Obamacare or any selves supporters of the Tea still persists in a substantial
A Scott spokesperson says "it's not about targeting; it's these inter-related, and com- other administration policy. Party and those who say they segment of white conservaabout upholding the law." We say that's nothing more than pletely unjustifiable, crises is Instead, it's most impor- aren't. ties.
a copout. Scott claims there's smoke out there and that we as an attempt by the Tea Party tant motivation is rooted in a For me, however, one par- The question we all must must put out the fire. But from what we can tell the only movement to stage a political bizarre fantasy: that Barack ticular finding of this valu- confront is how long will this thing smoldering is racism. coup d'etat. Obama was not born in the able book stood out and it delusionary mindset continue
They failed to defeat Presi- United States. encompassed both the Party's to be a force in American polident Obama last November. That's right. The "Birther" mainstream and reactionary tics.
Now, Tea Party representatives flimflam, which generated so conservatives. In response Lee A. Daniels is a longtime Bulls alun s receive in the House and Senate hav- much overt influence on Re- to a survey question asking journalist based in New York
ing already emasculated House publican politics during the their opinion about President City. His latest book is Last Speaker John Boehner, the Re- President's first term, is as Obama's origins, they found Chance: The Political Threat to their deserving flow ers publican from Ohio, and Mitch virulent as ever, according to a that 48 percent of non-Tea Black America.
F fteen alumni from Miami Northwestern Senior HighI
School were inducted into the school's Hall of Fame1
several weeks ago and each man and woman was
most deserving of the honor. It was amix of the old school Ue e tlil esafcs nB a k
and the new school, with once spectacular gridiron greatsU S a
reminiscing with their former coaches. There were principalsYem n a il es af ct 'u sinB ck
from days gone by giving advice to the current principal On Monday, Sept. 16 the news one of us." h e said. "They are not aware of 'dirty laundry,' a
each sharing war stories about what it was like to patrol the was shocking: A contract employ- In each case, it was one of us. the symptoms of many mental telling is the fact that over a quarhalls of the "West." There were seasoned women who have ee who worked at the Navy Yard Aaron Alexis, the Navy Yard gun- disorders, or they may believe ter of those consumers felt that
made their mark in education, politics and business, shar- in Washington, D.C., later identi- man, was Black. Miriam Carey, that to be mentally ill is a sign of discussions about mental illness ing hei meoris o ho thy lerne ho tobecme oodfled as Aaron Alexis, killed 12 in- the 34-year old dental hygienist weakness or a sign of character would not be appropriate even
in hirmmriso hwteylane o t eom od nocent people in the facility before from Stamford, Conn. was an fault." among family."
students, honest citizens and cultured ladies because of the he was killed by police. Black. And the unidentified man That attitude permeates Black When Blacks do seek help to lessons that they gleaned from a host of pioneering female For many Blacks, our first 4'0tburned himself to death on America, regardless of income get over those emotional hurdles, teachers during the days of segregation. thought was: "I hope it wasn't one the Mall was also Black. level, they tend to do so later, when
But more than that, there was a spirit of family that per- of us." :More important than their race, "In places like Los Angeles and treatment might not be as effecmeated the Lee R. Perry Sports Complex where the Hall of On Oct. 3, there was another Aaron Alexis, Miriam Carey and New York, everyone and their pet tive as it may have been if they
Fame Banquet was held. It almost felt like a homecoming disturbing i cident in the no- possibly the man who set himself has a therapist, yet even among had sought help earlier. event you remember those services held each summer in tion's capital: An unarmed won- on fire suffered from amental dis- the wealthy and elite, many Schizophrenia, for instance has small churches in quaint southern towns in the days before an with her 1-year-old chil in the order, ,And that's something we Blacks continue to hold stigma- been shown to be over diagnosed we got too busy to go back home -to visit with kinfolk and to car, drove her vehicle into barrler,< have been reluctant to discuss. tizing beliefs about mental ill- in the African American popuhonor the old saints? ... outside the Whte House and ont But it's time for that to change. ness." Monnica Williams in lotion; culture biases against
Northwestern's alumni association, should feel proud for Capitol Hill before being! shot to In an interview last year on Psychology Today. mental health professionals and
hain omlee ajo el dn~ s o te 5grduts death by pol ek' - :NPR's "Talk of the Nation," Dr. "For example, a qualitative health care professionals in gentheischooleho ha owe jonea ilsrious list of Hrallte of Again, we b tight: "1 hope it William Lawson, professor of psy- study by Alvidrez et el., (2008) eral prevent many Blacks from thescoo wo av nw oiedan llstios is o Hllofwasn't one of us." chiatry and chairman of psychia- found that among Blacks who accessing care; and inadequate
Fame members, we salute each of you. And the ne i~t4y -brought ad- try at4, Ioward University College were already mental health con- treatment and a lack of cultural
In today's society, we are accustomed to laying flowers next .... '-dtional bad pew~frotn Washing- of Medicine, discussed some of sumers, over a third felt that mild understanding
to coffins after our loved ones have died. Bult on this night in ton: A mhan pored gasoline over tb factors in our refusal to seek depression or anxiety would be George Curry, former editorthe City of Miami, it was fitting and proper to presentt flowers his body and- set himself on fire -' ".. help for mental problems, considered 'crazy' in their social in-chief of Emerge magazine, is to the living. on the Na(Wonail Mall.,H ,died the Many Blacks have a lot of neg- circles. Talking about problems of the National
next da ' ''<,<'.. ative feelings about or not even with an outsider (i.e., therapist) Newspaper Publishers AssociaOnce again: "I hope it wasn't aware of mental health services," may be viewed as airing one's tion News Serice (NNPA.)



CMI roto"PM End racial bias in fraternities, sororities

Were two candidates for But doing away with those Greek organizations are tember, at least siX womenn
membership to all-white so- clauses didn't end the de pipelines to power. From of color four of whom are
rorities at the University of facto segregration. Black fra- 1900 to 2005, 63% of White Black accepted invitations Alabama passed over because ternities and sororities, on House Cabinets members to join traditionally all-white they were black? The camn- the other hand, have been joined sororities or fraterni- sororities. Other universities pus newspaper, The Crimson admitting white members ties. Since 1910, more than should follow their example. White, recently suggested as for decades, said Hughey, 85% of U.S. Supreme Court More than that, the federal much, embarrassing the uni- who was one of the few white justices have been Greek. Of government and the national versity, which is celebrating governing bodies of fraternithe 50th anniversary of its Y niI the late 1960s, white Greek organizations had whites-only ties and sororities should bedesegregation. IImembership clauses, accordling to Matthew Hughey, an W gin tracking the racial coinUniversity President Judy positions of all the national
Bonner stepped in, resulting U scu rfso fscooya h nvriyo onciu.Greek organizations. This is
in initatins beng set to But doing away with those clauses didn't end the de facto segregraton.thrittintodwehr a few co-eds of color to join or not discrimination by pritraditionally all-white sorori- vate Greek organizations is
S ties. While a good first step, collegians who defied social the 19 presidents we've had technically legal. Exposure of the token gesture doesn't be- convention in 1996 to pledge in the 20th and 21st centu- blatant discrimination would S gin to address the complex with a historically Black fra- ries, all but seven pledged to do a great deal to force these ,- racial issues plaguing Greek ternity. a national fraternity. organizations to change.
S organizations and not just Though integrating white Segregation isn't the only There is nothing wrong wa. in Tuscaloosa. sororities and fraternities Black mark on the records of with an organization being
Until the late 1960s, white might not rank as high on historically white Greek or- historically white, black or Greek organizations had the civil rights agenda as ganizations. They frequently otherwise. But historically whites-only membership addressing voting rights or have been criticized and even powerful organizations can't clauses, according to Mat- racial profiling, there's no sanctioned for behaviors that be allowed to undermine the thew Hughey, an associate doubt that segregated Greek promote racist stereotypes. racial justice and social progprofessor of sociology at the organizations have a destruc- As for the University of Ala- ress this country has worked University of Connecticut. tive impact on U.S. culture. bama, before the end of Sep- so hard to achieve.


CF needs g-reater reform, -more funding
If investigators from the beyond the question of politi- A third problem is lack tion gets to the right peope*state Department of Children cal leadership who's run- of training and motivation. especially in crisis situations.
& Families had reacted more ning the beleaguered agency Members of DCF's child pro- If a school official calls the effectively to signs of parental at the moment tective teams should be able to DCF hotline about a suspectchild abuse, 10-year-old Nu- The first issue is structure. recognize signs of abuse and ed child abuse problem, that
-bia Barahona might still be More than a decade ago, the neglect, and use their judg- report will pass through mulalive today. state Legislature decided to ment and initiative to remove tiple hands before it reaches
Instead, her body was found move to a community-based children from dangerous fain- the investigator. Without a in February 2011 inside a central communications sysplastic garbage bag on her unbelleve that nothing Is more hnpeta than Protecting our state's tem along with a robust daadoptive father'-,4 pickup truck. ilde fron)w harm. Thrlos we nee togv u DOF chi pro- tabase it's difficult to deterSchool authorities had con- mine if immediate action was
tacted DCF repeatedly about the UOV ft V suevr an cordnaio taken, and if any follow-ups
Assigns of abuse and neglect, they need to do a good Job. steps are necessary.
only to have their concerns I believe that nothing is
dismissed after being told Nu- more important than protectbia was suffering from Omedi- care model where private ily situations. Unfortunately, ing our state's children from cal problems.* agencies handle foster care, well-meaning, hard-working harm. Therefore, we need to
Sadly, Nubia's death is just adoption services and other investigators may not have give our DCF child protection one of many child tragedies aspects of the child welfare received adequate training teams the funding, training, that could have been prevent- system in their communities. about how to handle these sit- supervision and coordination ed with prompt action by DCF The second key issue is uations. Their daily schedules they need to do a good job. investigators. A recent Miami funding. Despite DCF's im- are often overloaded as well, Rather than focusing simply Herald investigation found mense statewide responsi- which can prevent them from on change at the top, we need that 20 Florida children who bility, even with the commu- taking the time to have an ex- to look at make meaningful came to the attention of DCF nity-based care model, the tended conversation with the changes at every level in our have died since April, and department does not receive child or the parents a key system. our firm has been involved in the dollars it needs necessary step in making a decision to Attorney Neal Roth is the three of those cases. to operate effectively. The Leg- remove the child or not. co-Jibw'der of Grossman Roth,
Based on my experience, islature is now undertaking Finally, far greater central a Coral Gables law firm, and
there are four fundamental some of the work needed to coordination is needed to en- past president of the Florida problems with DCF that go improve the system. sure that the right informa- Justice Association.

Will you and others in the community
benefit from Obainacare? Local attorney Roderick Verson was on Chief Jimmy for Little Haiti haven't been changed but allegedly the signs of
DEBBIE JAY, 46 JOE A. FORDHAM, 50 Brown's HOT 105 radio talk show last Sunday night, pro- welcome have. What's disconcerting in all of this hullabaloo
Retired, Nrth Miami Housewif, VNrth Miami viding an interesting update on the on-again, off-again fight isn't whether one area is Little Haiti or Lemon City, but the





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Program an example for I

police and the mentally ill

Memphis' Chris Intervention team

offers special training
By Kevin Johnson 1988, said it is not uncommon
for officers to respond to one or
WASHINGTON When New- two calls per shift involving a
port, R.I., police officers Seth behavioral problem or mental
Moseley and Eric Cormier were disorder.
summoned in August to a Mar- In Newport alone, an estimatriott Hotel, they found a dis- ed 40% of police calls for service
tressed 34-year-old man strug- involve the mentally ill or other -Phto d ,AP
gling with imaginary demons behavioral problems, Lt. Wil- Karim Adnan Inspet damage e to his home Thursday after arb
vying for control of his mind. liam Fitzgerald said. a attack at the southern aghdd neighborhood of ah-Risaa f I ra
The man reported hearing "Unfortunately, it is a daily
voices through the walls and occurrence," said Fitzgerald, 55efJ ....
complained that a "microwave who said the officers and the fue ledI
machine" was sending out vi- department acted appropriately
brations piercing his body. in the Alexis case by reporting
At the time, there was nothing the incident to authorities with
to suggest that a month later, a the Navy where Alexis worked --Photo: FBI iaAP,
delusional Aaron Alexis would as a private contractor. Alleged gunman Aaron Alexis moves through the hallways of r an m ne r s
launch a deadly attack at the A copy of the police report was Building 197 at the Washington Navy Yard. Washington Navy Yard. sent to naval security officers. B ,
The early morning hotel call The report was never forwarded "It was a very tumultuous "The issues, more often than my Orn Dorae lusioned Su i i
underscores a separate strug- to higher military authorities, time," Cochran said. "But the not, involve individuals dealing shows that the UA need t
gle for law enforcement officers The Navy's response is part of a leadership of the city did some- with crisis." Jra4 leaders must find a rebuild its influence in t
encountering an increasing larger military security review, thing. They called in the mental In many communities, Co- compromise between Sa- c
number of people with mental health professionals and said, chran said, officers do not an foces in order to counter Primrn
illness. By some national es- PROGRAM OFFERS 'We need your help.'" possess either the ability or sp floVm~ raing civlt Mali o
timates, law enforcement and SPECIALIZED TRAINING Fifty-six percent of all state confidence to handle such en- war r Syr$ that'
health officials say, up to 20% The Memphis program, known prison inmates and 45% of fed- counters. "The communities are in.g toriinvlc. Istitiution. i
of police calls involve people as theCrisis Intervention Team eral prisoners reported symp- not prepared to accommodate sense the alt-it "We4.'t
whose behavior ranges from the or CIT, offers specialized train- toms of mental illness, accord- these types of crisis needs," he the U.S. ivi, analyst fluecei dysfunctional to serious men- ing to cadres of officers in ing to a 2006 review by the said. s l.lthe
tal illness. Ron Honberg, the dealing with the emotionally Justice Department's Bureau of More than 6,000 ka clil- said*
National Alliance on Mental Ill- disturbed. It attempts to link Justice Statistics. MORE TRAINING NEEDED ins and security for" have to iak
ness'director of policy and legal police with mental health pro- The suspected troubled pop- The enormous volume of en- died in attacks since the be-: sions and lowly pusli affairs, said even 20% may be a fessionals and community ad- ulation is even higher in jails counters some of them dead- ginning-of 2013, with moat#y sides to build that debt conservative estimate. vocates to provide resources, where 64% of inmates reported ly has prompted more than totals surpassing 1,00r : hammered out in 2008
"The struggle in many com- including treatment outside the symptoms of a mental disorder, 2,700 agencies to adopt the pro- M and July and almost, The USA can do thatb munities is whether police confines of prisons and jails, ranging from mania, delusions gram developed in Memphis 25 reaching that in Septexb, implementing an
have adequate access to men- which have become repositories and depression to hallucina- years ago. according to the United has made to provide
tal health resources to assist for the mentally ill. tions, according to the Justice Honberg of the National Al- tions Assitance Msi and infrastructure
them," University of Memphis The program. was created review. liance of Mental Illness, which iTheotal i ApriL, 712; ; that Iraqis want,3 a
professor Randolph DuPont in the wake of the fatal police "I hate the idea that we're assists in the Memphis CIT tho sineun "There'salotMaliwants
said. shooting of a 27-year-old emo- putting people like this in jail training effort, said not all n elts of the U. from us," he said- Ono et
DuPont, who helped develop tionally disturbed man who was when the issue often really isn't law enforcement agencies are were to need somethingfromusi
a national model for police re- wielding a knife in 1987. The vo- a criminal one," said Sam Co- equally prepared to deal with hapt. c easier to rebuild our
sponse to the mentally ill that cal community response helped chran, a retired Memphis police calls involving the mentally ill, a a ~ly- with them. '
was first implemented in the launch the law enforcement- major who served as the depart- despite the expansion in train- Micael RubinaAn
Memphis Police Department in mental health partnership. ment's first CIT coordinator. ing since 1988. at the American er
Mapn i ed for a-'t Institute who last viaed Is
An rebels have been ns in July for research, s
against security forced in Iraq Iraqis want the USA tomr
Students: Congress need togrow up ...-:.. :--:

Parents and teachers want to use the federal qus M a goe
prviebasic accuritA
government shutdown as a teachable moment is ing em booms te
whol, country's south and nardis
By Mar'o Beln funding resolution to keep gov- obut the country has 'une
ernment operating. War, Paily sakd. solvd issus" over aU capoThe government shutdown "I also would like my students e xUeiWsts fid upa *rt rai&Uon, the dist.butionof oal
has become a teachable moment to learn the importance of com- A aasou same Iraqis unapbpy revenues, and the makup
for youngsters, from moms who promise in our system of govern- ST Vi^th the, Political wrangling, of the mihtary....
teach their kids that actions have ment and why compromise some- "1 ARcontry with a culture of Malik's government
consequences to civics classes times is difficult to achieve," he potical terrorism it haI yet bought into Aic
that teach about democracy at says. to eradcate, lmula. the
work. Senior Chris Biundo says the thel ..e saidrthe
"I think other governments will shutdown "shows that our law- ntly began to
see us as children fighting over a makers can't talk to each otherheaid piece of chocolate," says Marian without yelling. It also shows the wsiet shed
Almores, a senior at Niles North weakness of our government and lih
High School in Skokie, Ill. the people voting for them." and Iraq afer the U.
In a Skype interview with 23 The students in Rory Dippold's
sophomores, juniors and seniors five seventh grade civics classes p 4l
at North High, many blamed the at Mary Ellen Henderson Middle e,
Tea Party Republican lawmak- School in Falls Church, Va., a -Photo AFPety Images but thattoa
ers who would not vote for a new suburb of Washington, D.C., have Protesters demonstrate in front of the Capitol urging Congress tillota al
budget to fund the government a closer view of the shutdown. dbeaornh ppn
unless funding for Obama's Af- Dippold says most of them have to end the federal government shutdown. detruto. be
fordable Care Act was removed, parents who work for the govern- school didn't close. together," he says. "They have the UA 'st not i invasion and the ren t
Others say both houses of Con- ment or know someone who does. He is using the shutdown to ability to make change through *w ~ldllIaqi SaddamHusein Sunni-l
gress and the president are to "It's definitely personal," Dip- teach his students that democ- their elected officials or sharing braeby theUnited Bath ry was follod iwe I blame for being unable to reach pold says. n Fy sd. .n.nsg y that
an agreement. Hediscussed the shutdown racy is messy and people don't their concerns,"not to&d::., ... ., :
anageeen. edscssd heshtdwnalways agree. More important, 'We teach the students no o While jihadifighters h~took the form ofaa~~
Pankaj Sharma, their teacher, with the students on Tuesday, helsays, he. wantse students pr steh toe su e nt to e o S' between t
says he wants his students to the first day, and Wednesday. He he says, he wants the students procrastinate, to make sure they Q'rOi t'o v.bett e5
seays ahe at s tu s t thestdy, andednesy He to absorb the idea of citizenship, do their work, to meet their dead- a mao' facto, the vi Sunn minority andita learn about the impact of politics ays they wanted to know why it the understanding that they have lines," he says. "So they don't un- isalo h result $ueof an mne~ority that gained pow on government and how growing occurred, how the country would teudrtnigta hyhv ie, esy."ote o' n i: ttgsU,: x]t n
partisanship affects even im- be affected, what the impact a responsibility for the direction derstand why this is occurring. tical stres betw~et a s through Iraq's first free an plc functions such as passing a will be on the economy and why of their government. They see the hypocritical nature Shlit majority and a diall' far elections.
"It's the idea that we are in this of it." .,"... '.

Rebels refuse to heed with your

federal shutdown call
By John BSon essential employee, making it
business as usual for 32,000
The government shutdown employees,
adthe congressional impasse "Just because the House A *an rwrdraes od reedu eooi
that aused t have given rise can't agree with the Senate i vWe can make a difference ad tBr wEd r cadeshg trn dtu e onmicn
to an unlikely band of rebels not a reason for citizens' trash That is, if we vote daily with our dollars. whether most companies in the Miami area make
linked by frustration and their to not be picked up," Council 2 We urge our readers to think in economic terms a profit especially during these hard times.
determination to defy federal Chairman Phil Mendelson and to use the advertising columns of The Miami As customers and taxpayers, we should vote
mandates and steel barriers, said. Times as a guide when making purchases and/ with our dollars but only for those businesses
The rebellion means vet- tSally Manning, 88, dodged or voting. and government jurisdictions that respect rules of
erans seetheir World War II on War rial at W on Credible corporations and governmental enti- fair play from the board room to the checkout and
M l, trash is collected on War II Memorial in Washington ties that place advertising in the columns of the service counters.
Washington streets, and parks this week along with a group / Free Press are sending the message that they ap- They also should respect and appreciate us and
are open in Wisconsin. of vets from Oulfport, Miss. preciate our patronage and respect us as custom- our hard-earned dollars just as they do the
in Washington, where the Other vets have followed suit era. readers of other media.
city government is funded and stormed past the memo- Let nobody fool you. Vote daily with your dollars to make a differider congressional supervi- rial's "closed" signs. Our family of more than 28,000 Miami-Dade ence. Economic power is essential to freedom.
ofon, past federal shutdowns Manning, who served in the
meant "noniessentlal district Hospital Corps, recalled her
workers were idled, This time, war days as a time of great i i
Mayor Vincent'Gray, with patriotism. Now, she says, she
t e City Councils blessing Is disappointed in her governdeclared every city worker an ment, Serving Miami-Dade and Broward
for over 90 years

6A THE MIAMI TIMES, OCTOBER 9-15,2013 F N Al () N J I' LA Cr N I')'APlJ?

J(AThe Supreme Court could turn
1"R I SC)N R A) ~ affirmative action over to states
My own message to the world before I die WOUR foort-inThcign
ontiued fomabARt-4 nduhecain g ,frug nca
By Arthur Lee Hall, Jr. same flesh and blood my desire for my last leaving behind a few words argument on Tuesday is thefirst
throughout my jour- "hurrah" to be complet- from the heart. I wouldn't say gay marriage that marked the major case on the calendar, The
Since life began via my be- ney, and for the joy- ed on a positive note in too much but, I'm almost cer- past two years. But several cases new case, McCutcheon .v..Fedloved parents, a very special ful moments we once case any of my enemies tain that although I will always ask the court to overrule prior de- eral Election Commissionr, is a
thanks would have to be ex- shared. To my small or the people who I have be remembered by some, I will cisions bold action in an insti- challenge to the overall limits
tended to them first for not circle of loyal and trust- hurt or harmed in some probably be forgotten by most tution that relies on the power of on what 'an individual may give
only partaking in the act of ed friends those who way show up to view my by the turn my remains turn precedent. to candidates, political parties
procreation, which ultimately stuck closer to me than lifeless body. I would into dust. My only hope is that "There are an unusual number and political action committees
led to my existence, but also a brother I would HALL have a line or two pre- when God, the film director of of cases going right to hot-button in a two-year federal election cyfor supplying me with enough direct my appreciation pared for them to read my life, yells that final "cutl," I cultural issues and aggressive cle, currently $48,600 to candilove and support to fill up a to them for making me lucky to kill the animosity between will not only be remembered as briefing on the conservative side dates and $123,600 in total. The lifetime. Then, I would go on to enough to have had the plea- us and establish myself a re- a man who chased after water- asking precedents to be over- $2,600 limit on contributions to a express gratitude to members sure of experiencing the won- pentant soul. To truly rest in falls but also as one who tried ruled," said Georgetown Univer- candidate is not at issue. of my family tree for having derful feeling of bonding with peace, it is imperative for me to to swim in rivers and laves be- sity law professor Pamela Harris, had the privilege of bearing the other human beings. It is also know that I departed the world fore taking his last breath, who served in President Barack AMONG OTHER TOP CASES Obama's Justice Department. ALREADY SET FOR REVIEW
AcPaul Clement, a frequent ad- Mount Holly, NJ., is defending
vocate before the court and the a plan to demolish and redevelop
Lilt .top Supreme Court lawyer un- a rundown neighborhood against
Agencies on tria in seL,,~u 1al agree thtthaponuiy'x.auei
der President George W. Bush, claims that it.didcriminates'beNegligence lawsuit claims socialFse aet service two~m m ~ z 4t_.,.ticarde; requi-res it agreed that the opportunity ex- cause it disproportionately affeis
a service, lifetime of carefor worsening de- ists for dramatic precedent-bust- Black and Latino residents. At isagenc f m 200ap io. ing decisions. But Clement said sue is whether there also must be
c to watt) the l/ll of The Sun Sentinel is not iden- each case also offers the court an intent to discriminate under By Mar Fe the foster f_am in n006 ad tifying the plaintiffs and the fos- "an off-ramp," a narrower out- federal housing law. The issue afdescribed Wednesda for a jury ter child because of the ages of come that may be more in keep- fects a range of transactions inW t o at the opening of a trial in Palm the alleged victim and the foster ing with Chief Justice John Rob- volving real estate and applies to
Whe Beach County Circuit Court. child and the nature of the ci- erts stated desire for incremental banks and mortgage companies
child arrived in. Aate~smiise rts
2002, rhe came w ath tremendot The foster parents clalin two case before, and for a short time dents. decision-making that bridges the as well as governments, such as
baggage- Sexually molested as mcial service agencies failed to after, he began living with the "This case is about the sexu- court's ideological divide, the one involved in this case.

a toddle, raedin poverty and warn them of their now foster plaintiffs. al and psychological abuse of There is a familiar ring to sever- Michigan is fighting to preserve
r I d drugm- .child's horridic pet, and ae i- A third deendant, Girls and a 9-year-old boy," Stephan Le al cases the justices will take up. a constitutional amendment that
able for the child's 2003 sexual Boys Towh of South Florida, Clainche, the plaintiffs' attorney bans the use of racial preferences
raped by an older assault on their natural son, reached a confidential settle- said during his opening state- WHAT'S ON THE DOCKET? in education after a federal apboy desr, e as1 an vseua pelscurvuldthtth on
bhao ewal do-W w was 9 at the time and shar- ment with the plaintiffs before ment to six jurors and two alter- Campaign finance, affirma- peals court ruled that the constinit.fosercuilcalso aaidai ing a bedroom with the 'oy they the trial. The foster mother died nates. "The defendants] knew tive action, legislative prayer and tutional ban is itself discriminaoet histo of cid a teps say was "so horriy damaged of cancer in 2006, and the foster the harm was both predictable abortion clinic protests all are on tory. This case, unlike last term's and self-mutlafts, attacks on They ar stil-un- father has carried on with the and vtabl&' the court's calendar. The justices look at a University of Texas adrelatives drowning aitten in ified images agint the litigation. ,* floptsr parents had ape- also will hear for the second time missions plan, does not involve
state Department o Cildren DC and Camelot deny ng- [ted the foster bpe, the case of Carol Anne Bond, a the viability of affirmative action,
bathtub, setxu n umou fires and whh' the bpnce and have shifted blame becausty kew him from woman who was convicted under but rather whether opponents of
and s a on girls a in their home, mid Camelot and responsibility to the fobter their neighborhood and he wa an anti-terrorism law for spread- racial preferences can enshrine
young as 3. Cmmtuity Care, a mompft parents. The p&antif argue teirson, ad they ing deadly chemicals around the that ban in the state constitution.
bas happened nextformthechild welfam group hid by DC? their biological son rffered per- waiie&to sow him a loving en- home of her husband's mistress. In another area, little drama basi o a civil lawsuit filed by t r 2o-u LerC aina said.. The justices probably will de- is expected. Four justices are
... ..... ......... ........ : !, I cide in the fall whether to resolve over the age of 75, but none is
competing lower court decisions expected to retire in the coming
o f m an about the new health care law's year. Ginsburg, at 80, is the oldPolice hunt i er ofFort Lauderdale requirement that employer-spon- est member of the court. Scalia
BV Mike lary -7 to be leaving and coming home scored health plans include cover- and Kennedy are 77, and Justice
W4".,e4.A soon," said Williams. "He said age of contraceptives. Stephen Breyer is 75.
FORT LAUDERDALE Po- how much he loved me." An issue with a good chance to Ginsburg has said she wants to
lice continued to hunt for clues Joe Bruno, 87, said he heard be heard involves the authority of emulate Justice Louis Brandeis
Thursday in the death of a the shots and stepped outside police to search the contents of a and stay on the bench as long as
FTuerdalte m awhof a hs stoo aptend otse cellphone found on someone they he did, 22 years. She will reach
Fort Lauderdale man who was his first-floor apartment to see arrest. Justice Ruth Bader Gins- that mark in 2015, which also
gunned down as he returned Wynn collapsed on the stairs. burg said over the summer that coincides with what is widely beto his apartment from the bar- Bruno said he tried to help, the right to privacy in the digital lieved to be Obama's last opporber shop. but it was too late. age 'is bound to come up in many tunity to name her replacement
Brian Wynn, 32, was shot Jcwcttc Wynn Soaid her son, forms" in the years ahead. because the presidential election
about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday in the who attended Boyd Anderson The court may hear its first year of 2016 is an unlikely time
parking lot at 1336 Northwest High School in Laudcrdale abortion case since 2007, a re- to fill a high court vacancy, espeFifth Ave. near Middle River Lakes, was "a hard worker who view of an Oklahoma law that cially in the eighth and final year
Terrace Park, according to Fort never had any problems with would restrict the use of certain of a presidency.
Lauderdale police. anyone."
'He did the best he could Services will be held at 1 p.m.
with his life, and now his life Saturday at McWhite's Funeral, :
is over," said Jewette Wynn of -(.rre,, Home, 3501 W. Broward Blvd., :. .
her only son. He worked as a Police continued to huntThursday fr the killers of Brian Wynn.32, of Fort Lauderdale. .. .... .
prep cook at an Olive Garden Fort Lauderdale, who was gunned down In front of his apartment about Authoiries ask anyone with restaurant in Plantation, she 2:30 pm Tuesday, Oc. 1, 2013. information about the shoot- Ft. Lauderdale man shot in broad daylight
said. ing to call Detective Jim Jag- Fort Lauderdale police are investigating the daylight shooting of a man lastTuesday
Wynn's fiancee, Martesha apartment the couple shared Wynn dead on the stairs. gers at 954-828-5970 or Bro- afternoon. Police were called just 3:30 p.m. to a home in thel300 block of Northeast
Williams, 26, said she awoke and looked out the window to "He texted me from the bar- ward County Crime Stoppers Fifth Avenue, according to police.The victim has not identifik. The man could have
from a nap in the second floor see police on the scene and ber shop. He said he was going at 954-493-8477. been the victim of robbery, relatives told reporters. Investigators rooied ff the area
and established a perimeter to search for possible suspects.
Police c la at Zh uMiami cop fond guilty of ID theft, t 'frisd
PAmm erm an Miami cop who stole 1,000 identities from a police databaseto score fraudulent
income-tax refunds was found guilty in federal courtlast Thurid. Malipsky Bazile,
By SusanJacobson ie Zimmerman said on the 28, collected about $140,00fromthe scam in 2011-12.Bazilej0inedtheMiami Police
"Today" show that her hus- Department in 2008. Bazile's prosecution marked the first time a Souit:Porida law
The same day Shellie band treated her as if she enforcement officer was convicted of identity theft and tax-refund fraud a crime
Zimmerman went on na- were "disposable" after the that has spread across the state. Before his arrest, Bazile had helped the FBI target
tional TV to say her hus- trial, another Miami cop, Vital Frederick, suspected of committing the same type of crime.
band snubbed her after he
was acquitted of murdering
17-year-old Trayvon Martin,
Lake Mary police returned
to the house the couple once
ported theft. .
Officer Zach Hudson lateThursday said Shellie Zim-00' merman's mother, Machelle
Dean, who with her husband ,D
owns the home on Sprucewood Road, reported a theft. SHELUE ZIMMERMAN MACHELLE DEAN
There were no reported She also told police that matter."
signs of a break-in. In a George Zimmerman and his George and Shellie Zimpress release distributed Fri- wife had been leasing the mnerman are going through day, police said the items re- home, Hudson said. a divorce.
pot dsoe n l d d pe e en "as o t yet ro A jur i Juy found-- O S 3 2
of furniture and a television. duced the lease agreement George Zimmerman not O |2-aOl FOR S-MONI'h
The police press release to the Lake Mary Police De- guilty of murder in the UBSCRIP1ON SUBSCRIlPTION
did not state whether George partment and we have not Feb. 26, 2012, shooting of Zimmerman is suspected of yet confirmed ownership of 17-year-old Trayvon, who
removing the items. He had the items that were alleged was visiting his father in
been expected to vacate the to have been removed," Hud- the town-house community I ~ LI_______________ Exp___ -V
home by Wednesday, Dean son said. "This incident is in Sanford where the Zimtold police, according to being reviewed to determine mermans lived at the time. Li ________________ Exp__Hudson. if it will be a civil or criminal Thursday morning, Shell- ,y _____________ Exp__Senator fights for stricter texting-and,-driving ban Authorized Signature________Miami 7imes taff report driving is a second- 'make texting while Name_______________________ary offense, mean- driving a primary Address___________________Florida drivers faced a new ing that law enforce- .offense. The penallaw last Tuesday that banned merit authorities 'ties would remain City ____________State Zip
texting while driving. State can't pull over a 4the same $30 for Phone _________email__________Sen. Maria Sachs, D-Delray driver simply for ~'the first violationBeach, recently unveiled texting they must but Sachs' bill would Send to: Tihe Miami Times, 900 NW 54 St Miami, FL 33127-1818 or
a proposed bill that would spot another viola- ,make it easier for Subscribe online at www.MiamiTImesonline~com
toughen the existing law. Un- tion. Sachs wants MARIA SACHS law enforcement to 'n,l,, Florid, ,,l,,
der current law, texting while to change the law to State Senator ticket drivers.


Edmonson walks the NW

i8th Avenue corridor
County Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson recently restarted her monthly walks through the NW 18th Avenue corridor between NW 62nd and 71 st honors Cong. Hastings streets. She was accompanied
by members of the Miami-Dade The Urban League of Broward County, led Margaret Roach Humunitarian Award by Auto County Neighborhood Compliby CEO Dr. Germaine Smith-Baugh, recently Nation. Broward's Urban League continues to ance, Solid Waste Department held a Love Boat Red Gala Extravaganza at the offer a variety of services to address the needs of and Police departments as well County Convention Center where they honored their community including: AIDS United' Proj- as volunteers from the Greater Congressman Alcee Hastings with the Diversi- ect Embrace; crime prevention and interven- Miami Service Corps. Edmonty Champion Award. Other honorees included tion; small business development; and first time son aims to clean-up the corthe Shirley Family who was presented with the home buyers assistance, ridor, citing negligent property
owners for overgrown lawns and yards, debris and garbage ,
and dilapidated houses and commercial buildings, to encourage more businesses to open on NW 18th Avenue and to help the residents keep the neighborhood safe and clean. i :

Ptjs courtesy Marta Martrnez-Aleman




2013 Th epe ao

Touch #73


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T. Willard Fair a man of substance and results
7 diately following MLK's March placed people in jobs, fought
Urban League of Greater Miami's on Washington, Fair arrived crime, created housing and
leaders celebrates 50th anniversary in Miami to work with the registered thousands of voters
I CULGM. The following month, with a campaign called "Vote, Miami limes staff report result is' much better when his predecessor resigned and Baby, Vote." During the last
parents are allowed to make Fair took over as the position two decades he has turned his
The Urban League of Great- choices." of President/CEO a posi- attention to fighting for equal
er Miami [ULGM] is known as Recalling the day when he tion he has proudly held for rights through educational
the "education affiliate" and first interviewed with the Ur- the past 50 years. advancement, Today he conunder the leadership of its re- ban League, he says his first "I was 24 years old," he said, tinues to implement a series
lentless leader, Talmadge "T" question was "What do y'aU "I was angry and became very of programs that work to close
Willard Fair, this comes as no do?" The interviewer replied, aggressive in doing things the achievement gap between
surprise. Opinions shaped by 'We fight on behalf of colored in the community. The first Black children in Liberty City
Fair aren't "off the cuff' con- people to get equal opportu- thing I decided is that some- and the rest of the state. micepts shaped without reason nity. To that Fair replied: "I've one needed to be mad. So I be- ami's movers and shakers
they are the result of a 50- been doing that all my life and came the guy that was mad," may not always agree with
year commitment to ensuring for the past seven years I've He credits his early political him, but they rarely doanyunderserved minority children been demonstrating all over savvy to the well-known lead- thing without him. To comhave access to an equal edu- North and South Carolina, ers he was around in Atlanta: memorate Fair's 50th minication. Georgia and parts of Missis- John Lewis, Stokely Carmi- versary, a gala will be held on
"I don't care about the ye- sippi. It seems like a natural chael, H. Rap Brown, Jose Saturday, Oct. 12 from 7 to 11
hicle, I care about the result," fit for me." Williams and Lonnie X. p.m. at the Fontainebleau MiFair said. "And I've found the In September 1963, imme- In the ensuing decades Fair ami Beach.

Will Overtown residents really benefit from the $2.5M fund?
CLASH son, the Reverend Canon Rich- its governing board would func- parasites," he said. "We've had a new business association that our brainchild and was includcontinued from 1A ard L. Marquess-Barry, "our tion and whether the staff they individual citizens who have was started a few months ago ed in our revised proposal,"
sole interest is the good will of identify has the skill set needed done more for this community and they appear to be getting he said. 'We thought it was a much trouble getting the nod the Overtown community. We to roll out a foundation. There and provided a better qual- a seat at the table. Why? And sound idea after hearing the from the county commission. reviewed the working mecha- are a lot of rules and regulations ity of life than the four major why are they charging a $50 per residents and leaders say what But one of the conditions to nisms of several foundations that must be followed from the churches. I attend Bethel and month fee for membership. And they needed and hoped to see. which both developers agreed and business incubators, met state and the federal govern- have been here 45 years. Most then I still am not convinced That said, we want to make was to earmark $1.25M from with various stakeholders and ment. And then there's the is- of the folks that attend these that both developers have the sure that whoever administers each of them into a community were able to formulate a com- sue of the money itself. I haven't churches don't live here, they $1.25M ready to deposit into the fund, realizes that it canfund that would be held in trust plete community action plan in heard that either of the develop- leave after church. You see the an account. There are a lot of not be top-heavy in terms of for Overtown-based projects. the form of the Overtown Com- era have opened an account yet cars go by. The Foundation pro- secret meetings being held but staff because that would eat Sounds like a wonderful op- munity Development Founda- and deposited this money. Per- posal sounds to me like they this needs to be something that up all the money in adminisportunity for a community that tion. Every interest of Overtown haps it's too early for that. The want to create jobs for them- is planned with everyone at the trative costs." has had more than its share of is represented in the concept of real question for me is what is selves or their friends. The peo- table and out in the open." Barron Channer, BACH Real tough economic times. Howev- the Foundation." the most efficient and effective ple of Overtown can speak for Estate and one of the priner, as both the developers and a Barry went on to say that of mechanism to drive community ourselves. And we should de- WILL THE DEVELOPERS cipals with Overtown Gateslew of leaders who either work paramount concern to him and investment that includes the cide what programs will get the COMMRU11R WI THU CASH? way Partners had this to say: or live Overtown can attest, the his colleagues is carving out a community in that process." money. This is money from two Jose Gonzalez, vice president, "Overtovn has waited a long challenge they now collectively 'frontier for Overtown. This is developers but the Foundation's corporate development, Florida time to see its share of ecoface is hammering out the de- very much a work in progress DISGRUNTLED RESIDENTS members seem to think it's al- East Coast Industries, and the nonic development. The optails for the community fund. but we believe it is a working Community activist and long- ready theirs. It isnl." spokesperson for All Aboard portunity is here and it is nevQuestions have run the gam- plan." time Overtown resident Irby Martha Whisby Wells, a small Floida, Inc., said for now he's er too early for the community
bit: How much money can one Specifics from the Founda- McKnight says a 15-member business owner, fears that corn- simply focusing on getting the to prepare and organize. Our organization receive in a yeaes tion's plan include a 15-mem- board is "way too large and panics like hers will be left out. project approved by the county commitment to provide money time? What kind of governing ber board of trustees five be- would never be productive." "1 just wonder if all 30 of the commission. for the community fund is real
board would oversee the fund? ing appointed by the faith-based 'They want to get the power businesses in Overtown will "People need to remember and will be honored as part of Can administrative costs be institutions in Overtown five but they're nothing more than have a voice," she said. "There's that this community fund was our project.' kept to a minimum so that more appointed by a cadre or commudollars are available for the nity-based organizations. The
projects themselves? Is there remaining five members would
a way to reinvest the dollars in be people with essential prothe fund so that they can be re- fessional and business backplenished and the fund would grounds and would be elected
remain solvent? Who would from the 10-member appointed
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Promise Keepers

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prayer for Jews

OW Joel James.
Dr. Raleigh Washington, president and CEO of Promise Keepers, joined millions around the world in prayer Oct. 6 for Jerusalem as part of the international grassroots prayer movement called Day of Prayer for the
Peace of Jerusalem.
Beginning in 2002, under the co-leadership of Dr. _Robert Stearns of Eagles' Wings and Dr. Jack Hayford Senate Chaplain Barry Black on Capitol Hill in March.
of The King's University, the annual Day of Prayer for
the Peace of Jerusalem is the largest Israel-focused
Please turn to PRAYER 143Den t
.,,.Senate Carlain

When God calls, it's prays for America

best to listen and obey By Alones ent unreasonable," he continued.
"Remove the burdens of those
Rev. McGee's chat with Lord leads to king building Amidst shutdown, Senate who are the collateral damage
Ely Gigi Tinsly Chaplain Barry Black asks of this government shutdown,
FaGih anail God to "Save us from the transforming negatives into
aih and FIamil Eitor madness" as Senators con- positives as you work for the
gtun vey@mi~i.-timeso~ni-fe .c-m vene. good of those who love you."
OnSudyNvebr ,Each morning, Senate Black has tailored his daily
On undy, oveber8,Chaplain Barry Black opens prayer to the government
2009, 42. people met at the the session with a prayer to shutdown each day this week.
home of Gunnie and Veron- guide senators throughout Less than ten hours away
ica Wat' on at thenvitation R ev 1r... K ing their day. But from the onset from the government shutof the Reverend Kenneth Mc- R. r Iva i J f of the government shutdown, down on the Monday before,
Gee. The gathering wasj held, Black has turned his prayers Black prayed for senators
according to McGee, in order Ca te a 'r ac e into punditry, urging Con- to come together instead of
tO organize a new church. Af- 'a ~ r w as rr ac er grs to find a way to reopen Please turn to CHAPLAIN 143
ter calling the group to order the government.
and informing them of what a m n P e ch r "Have mercy upon us, oh kw sectib!t
the Lord had placed on his am n 1 4 1~~God, and save us from the
Please turn to PASTOR 14B madness," Black prayed last
4 By Mai Mallory White pulpit presence, anointed al- Thursday morning. 'We acliteration, dramatic repetition knowledge our transgressions, Journey with me into a and Holy Ghost-filled hollas our shortcomings, our smug- 0
world where the Rev. Dr. Mack are still considered manna ness, our selfishness, and King Carter was aptly named: from heaven, our pride. Create in us clean
He is homiletical royalty in And amid this distinctive hearts, oh God, and renew a U Of ndoJsIn
the sacred space of black American art form, "Doc,j right spirit within us."
preaching. who passed away Wednes- "Deliver us from the hyTraditional black preach- day, will forever stand tall: A pocrisy of attempting to ~ .t ~fflR ing is where ecstatic oratory, Please turn to CAIRTE R 143 sound reasonable while being


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Mormon church membership

hits 15M more continue to join
By Brady Mocombs

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) APOSTOLIC 93rd Street Community M.B. Church
Worldwide membership in The Rev. Carl Johnson
Church of Jesus Christ of Lat- Apostle Revival Center 2330 N.W. 93rd St. e 305-836-0942
ter-day Saints has hit 15 mil- Dr. G.S. Smith
lion, representing a three-fold 6702 N.W. 15th Ave. 305-836-1224 Antioch M.B. Church
increase over the last 30 years, Rev. Larrie M. Lovett, 11
Mormon leaders said Satur- 2799 NW. 46th St. 305-634-6721
LDS President Thomas S. Friendship M.B. Church
Monson announced the mile- ..... Revival Tabernacle Assembly of God Rev. Dr. Gaston Smith
stone during the opening ses- Rev. Leonard S. Shaw 740 N.W. 58th St. & 305-759-8875
sion of a two-day church con- 2085 N.W. 97th St. 305-693-1356
ference. The biannual general Greater St. James MB International Church
conference of the LDS church BAPTIST 4875 N.W. 2nd Ave. 305-759-9358
brings 100,000 members to
Salt Lake City. Hosanna Community Baptist Church Jordan Grove M.B. Church
Sat eHsan omnyBpis hrhRev. Douglas Cook, Sr..
Monson said the church was Rev. Charles Lee Dlnkins 5946 N.W. 12th Ave. 305-751-9323
founded with 30 members in 2171 N.W. 56th St. e 305-637-4404
1830, and that it took more Mormon church in Utah Mt, Calvary M.B. Church
than a century to hit 1 mil- tive of Zimbabwe who is now ies have joined older ones that New Birth Baptist Church Rev. Dr. Billy Strange, Jr.
lion. Church membership has a church leader in Africa and were already planning to go. Bishop Dr.Vlctor T. Curry 1140 Dr. MLK, Jr. Blvd. 305-759-8226
tripled since 1982 when there Southeast Asia. He told a story The reaction from young 2300 N.W. 135th St. 305-685-3700 were 5 million members, said of working in fields as a child Mormon women has been es- St.Mark M.S. Church
Matt Martinich, a member of with his mother and look- pecially enthusiastic. The St. John Baptist Church 1470 N.W. 87th St. e 305-691-8861
the LDS church who analyzes ing back with pride at all the number of female missionaries Bishop James Dean Adams
membership numbers with the hoeing they had already done. has more than doubled in the 1328 N.W. 3rd Ave., 305-372-3877 New Christ Tabernacle Church
nonprofit Cumorah Founda- He told the audience what his last year to 19,000 currently, Rev. Harold Marsh
tion. mother said then, in what be- church figures show. Greater Harvest Baptist Church 1305 N.W. 54th St. 305-835-2578
More than half of all Latter- came a life lesson: "Edward, During his brief speech Sat- Rev. Kenneth McGee
day Saints live outside of the never look back, look ahead at urday, Monson reiterated his 14135 N.W. 7th Ave. 305-725-6321 Second Canaan M.B. Church
U.S., church figures show. what we still have to do." call for church members' to Rev. Jeffrey Mack
"The church continues to Monson also said Saturday donate to the LDS missionary New Philadelphia Baptist Church 4343 N.W. 17th Ave. 305-638-1789
grow steadily and to change that there are now 80,000 mis- fund. Costs are usually coy- Rev. Rickle Robinson Sr.
the lives of more and more sionaries around the world ered by the missionary's fami- 8640 N.W. 22nd Ave. a 305-505-0400 NON-DENOMINATIONAL
people every year," Monson up from 58,500 a year ago. ly,1friends or congregation, but told about 20,000 members The historic growth was trig- the fund is there to help those CHURCH OF CHRIST CFYCORPORATE. ORG
seated in a three-story audito- gered by the church's decision who want to serve but don't P.O. Box 472-426, 33147-2426 305-799-2920
rium in Salt Lake City. "'It is to lower the minimum age for have the money. Brownsville Church of Christ
spreading across the Earth as missionaries, which Monson A mission costs about $400 a Min. Harrell L. Henton New Vision For Christ Ministries
our missionary force seeks out announced during this same month for the food, lodging and 4561 N.W. 33rd Ct. 305-634-4850 Rev. Michael D.Screen
those who are searching for the conference a year ago. transportation, which comes 13650 N.E. 10th Ave. 305-899-7224
truth." By allowing men to go at out to $9,600 over the course Liberty City Church of Christ
The church's international 18, instead of 19, and women of a two-year mission for men, Dr. Freeman T. Wyche, Sr. New Ufe Christian Center
reach was on display with a at 19, instead of 21, a wave or $7,200 for an 18-month 1263 N.W. 67th St. 305-836-4555 Rev. Bruce Payne
speech by Edward Dube, a na- of new, younger missionar- mission for a young woman. 7654 N.W.17th Pl. 786-536-9039
Pembroke Park Church of Christ
7,"i. .$ 3707 S.W. 56th Ave. Divine Hope Restoration Ministries
," Hollywood, FL 33023 954-962-9327 Apostle R. Caleb Jean
16601 N.W. 8th Ave. 786-419-0728

IP Signs and Wonders Int'l Ministries
New Union Grove MB Church Apostle Prophet Dr. Marty Glenn Davis
Pastor Marvin McIntyre, Sr. 3982 NW 167 St. 305-628-4434
2905 NW 62nd St. 305-836-4839
New Life Family Worship Center
a .Pastor Barbara 3. Boyce Ebenezer United Methodist Church
1195 NW 119 St. 305-308-5064 Rev. Dr. Joreatha McCall Capers, Sr. Pastor
hh .2001 NW 35th St. 305-635-7413
I New Canaan Missionary Baptist Church
Rev. Paul West, Sr.
5598 NW 7th Avenue -w 954-981-1832

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Pope Francstouches hbs face as he Is driven through the crowd In St. Pete' Square Secretive Vatican bank takes
before deliver bio'his = lie, ftnaed In eeral langugles, during his weekly general adience, at the VanWeday,. .5 additional step to transparency
ft Nisals WhiiliM m after demanding that the Vatican. Catholic tea
MsAciatedPr'ns faithful 'strip" themselves of holds that all people should By Nie Winfid
their worldly attachment to be treated with dignity and r6- Associated Press_
ASSISI, Ita (Mt Pope wealth, which he said is kill- spect, so Francis was making
Francis broke bread with the ing the church and its souls. no change in doctrine. But VATICAN CITY (AP) The poor and embraced the dis- He delivered that exhortation church teaching also holds Vatican took another step in abled on a pilgrimage to his during the most evocative stop that gay acts are intrinsi- its efforts to be more financialnamesake's hometown Fri- of the day, in the simple room cally disordered" a point ly transparent by publishing day, urging the faithful to fol- where St. Francis stripped off Francis has neglected to em- a first-ever annual report for low the example of the 13th- his clothes, renounced his .phasize in favor of a message the Vatican bank on Tuesday. century St. Francis, who wealth and vowed to live a .in ,clusion. UI comes as Italian prosecutors
renounced a wealthy, disso- life of poverty. Since becom- .i investigate alleged money-launlute lifestyle to embrace a life ing pope in March, Francis >A FEMININE C HUR i H-:i dering there, a Vatican mon siof poverty and service to the has made it clear that one of Francis ::hasclldfo al gnor remains in detention and poor. his principal objectives is a greater role for; women 'in the the pope himself probes the
According to tradition, God church that is humble, looks governance of the church, problems that have brought told St. Francis to "repair out for the poorest and brings while ruling out female ordi- such scandal to the institution. my house," and the first pope them hope. The "'slum pope," nation. He says the church Net earnings at the bank, to take the saint's name has as he is known because of his itself is female, that Jesus known as the Institute for Re.made clear that he sees that work in Argentina's shanty- Christ was married to the ligious Works, rose more than -AP photo
as his own mission as well, towns, recently denounced church and that Mary is four-fold to 86.6 million euros Cardinals charged with overhauling the Roman Curia arrived at
For Fr'aci, that means the "'idolatry" of money and more important than all the ($116.95 million) in 2012, the the Vatican on Tuesday to meet with the pope.
reaching out to the most mar'- encouraged those without the apostles. On Friday, Francis report said. More than 50 mil- and the effects of rising inter- a distinction that presumably ginalized among the church's "dignity" of work. paid special attention to the lion curos of that was given est rates," bank president Ernst helped it avoid typical bank1.2 billion followers, relorm- women of the church, visiting to the pope for his charitable von Freyberg said in a state- ing regulations. Yet in the past
ing the broken Vatia bua- A CHURCH THAT WELCOMES the cloistered Sisters of St. works. ment. year, the IOR has slowly rereaucracy, and allowing the AND DOESN'T JUDGE Clare, an order founded by The improvement in earnings He said the publication of the vealed itself to work very much
faithful to shake things up in 'Francis' first stop in Assisi one of St. Francis' followers, was driven by profits made on report meets the bank's com- like a bank, providing asset their dioceses even at the was to an institute that cares In the Basilica of St. Clare, the value of securities that the mitment to providing transpar- management services to its cliannoy ance of their bishops for gravely disabled children, Pope Francis told the nuns bank held and sold net trad- ency about its activities. ents, earning some 12.2 million lf that',whatit takes to better who in the words of the direc- that they must be mothers ing income rose to 51.1 million Aside from the earnings, 'the euros in fees and commissions spread God's word. tor are often seen as "'stones to the church and be joyful. curos from a loss of 38.2 million 100-page report published for such services in 2012 and
:After all, the pop ai, st cast aside," invisible aned ne- "'It makes me sad when I find euros in 2011. Tuesday provides some fasci- making loans. FranIciswas a radical l self glected by the world. Fran- sisters who aren't joyful," he The picture may not be so noting reading about the se- The Vatican is about to en'in his complete devotion to cis caressed and kissed each lamented. "'They might smile, rosy for 2013, with rising inter- cretive institution: The IOR in ter a second round of internahis< fath a model that can child, saying their scars 'but with just a smile they est rates cutting into profits and 2012 had 41.3 million euros tional scrutiny by the Council seeCatholics tOda., need to be recognized and lis- could be flight attendantsl" millions of euros earmarked for in gold, metals and precious of Europe's Moneyval commitiHere are the mi goals tetted to." .It was part of the H showed that same sense the IOR's ongoing transparency coins, owned a real estate corn- tee, which helps countries comPop Francis has setout !for simple message of love that of humor latter when he told a process, which has involved hir- pany and was bequeathed two ply with international norms ehischrch, hihlgted dur he has brought to others of- s)tqry about at mother who la- ing outside legal, financial and investment properties worth to fight money laundering and
ighsvsit to the hilltop town ten considered outcasts, sutch maented that her 30-year-old communications experts to re- 1.9 million euros. It also made terrorist financing. The Vatican fAsii who::e native so as drug addicts and conv ic sn, still hadn't gotten mar- vamp its procedures, review its some 25.8 million euros in passed Moneyval's inaugural a~sled h.papc" His "'who ant I to jug ?" ri. 4 a reference to atrgen-' client base and remake its im- loans in 2012. inspection last year, but evalu/ : : : :, /: commen t about gays over the' ci'Uo ,xof Itali'an 'men, w1 o age. The Vatican has long insist- ators gave the IOR and the Vati"ACKRH 'r' I [POOR: summer was another reflec- sien' unwilling to move out: "Overall, we expect 2013 to ed the IOR isn't a bank but a can's financial oversight agency
ANFORTHI P00OR' tln0'tismessage of mer- "'Sigora," 'Francis 'recalled be marked by the extraordinary unique financial institution poor or failing grades for insuffi'j Freolshadlunh'-*ih a cIf welcome. It represented tellhig her, 'top' ironing his expenses for the ongoing re- aimed at managing assets for cient controls to ensure that its groupol poor at a sopitch- a radical shift ,in tone for the shirtsl' form and remediation process, religious or charitable works clients and assets were clean.

12A THE MIAMI TIMES, OCTOBER 9-15,2013 1l111 NATJN',, ill BJ.A(Tf I'\VAJ'ER


I~ 4~!U~,___ "Slave descendants

*fighting tax hikes

I! on Georgia coast "

By Russ Bynum egc i The Associated Press .

DARIEN, Ga. (AP) Residents of one of the few remaining GullahGeechee communities on the Southeast coast opened new appeals Monday against soaring property values that brought them big tax hikes,
rw fearful they could be forced off lands their families have owned since
their ancestors were freed from slavery.
The African-American residents of the tiny Hog Hammock community on Georgia's Sapelo Island got sticker shock last year when steep increases in their property values saddled them with whopping tax bills. Skyrocketing appraisals and tax bills come amid pressure from affluent mainland buyers driving up land values while seeking property along or near the Atlantic coast. But critics say the increasing tax burden violates .protections enacted to help preserve the island's indigenous inhabitants.

Discovery of Nat Turner



Miami Tnes siaff report

Nat Turner (Oct. 2, 1880 Nov. 11, 11831) was a Black slave who led a
slave rebellion in Virginia on Aug. 21, 1831 that resulted in 55 white deaths. P
Whites responded with at least 100 Black deaths. Turner gathered supporters in Southampton County, V'rginia but it wasn't enough. He was convicted, sentenced to death and hanged. In the aftermath, the state executed 56 blacks accused of being part of Turners slave rebellion. Two hundred Blacks were also killed after being beaten by white militias and mobs reacting with violence. Across Virginia and other southern states, state legislators passed Corei a Bailey
new laws prohibiting education of slaves and free Blacks, restricting rights of assembly and other civil rights for free Blacks and requiring white minis- Made up of slave descendants long isolated from the U.S. mainland,
-ters to be present at Black worship services. Slavery and vicious hate crimes the Gullah-Geechee culture has clung to its African roots and traditions continued, possibly because of President Andrew Jackson's vocal advocacy more than any other in America. Hog Hammock with fewer than 50 against abolition. residents is one of the last such communities from North Carolina to
THE NEW ORLEANS TRIU E Julius and Cornelia Bailey saw the appraised value of the single acre
The New Oleans Tribune is a newspap erig t l on which they have a home, a convenience store and a small inn shoot
of New Orleans, Louisiana. It was first ded in October 1864 mity from $220,285 in 2011 to $327,063 last year. Appraisers in Georgia's
dfe rleras, m oiaina t w sa named in today 18 t p- McIntosh County held firm on the new value after being ordered to take a decessor has maintained the same name and mission. Today the Trabus, second look in January by local authorities.
reestablished in 1985, is published by McKenna Publishing Co., which also The Baileys and more than 40 of their neighbors appealed anew Mortpublishes The Blackbook, a community directory of Black businesses and day after seeing little relief from the new appraisals.
Welcome, a guide for Black tourists to New Orleans.-The Tribune has earned Cornelia Bailey said her tax bill shot from about$800 to 43j000i O,. a reputation as a fearless, pioneering advocate for social, economic and though she and other island residents receive virtually no county e- political issues often ignored by the mainstream press. Monthly features and vices. They have no schools, no trash pickup, no police station andomf' departments highlight prominent government, business, and community one paved road.
leaders, and feature topical stories on education, health, arts/entertain- So what are we paying.taxes for? Bailey said after the board so l -t meant, government, business and technology. down her appeal and at least nine others Monday. "We're just payingfor
privilege of living on Sapelo Island. We don't want to be crybabies, but, it seems like we're being treated unfairly."
Sapelo Island is separated from the mainland and reachable only by boat. Since 1976, the state of Georgia has owned most of its 30 square miles, largely unspoiled wilderness, while the tiny Hog Hammock community sits on less than a square mile of modest homes amid dirt roads. The Gullah, referred to as Geechee in Georgia, are scattered in island communities over 425 miles of Atlantic coast where they've endured after their slave ancestors who worked island plantations were freed by the Civil War.

Scholars say these people long separated from the mainland retained Much of their African heritage from unique dialect to skills and crafts such as cast-net fishing and weaving baskets. But isolation also caused Gullah communities to shrink. .
Since 2010, a handful of Hog Hammock landowners have sold their .
properties for as much as $165,500 a half-acre to mainland buyers wanting to build houses near the water. County appraisers insist they have valued homes according to market demands and land sale prices in the community.
~"The values that we placed on their properties, we feel they still hold," .
said property appraiser Blair McLinn. "'Nothing, we felt, has changed." In at least one case the resulting property value increase was extreme. ,' ~William and Maggie Banks saw a single acre of undeveloped land they i
/ i ~ ~~~~~own vault from an appraised value of $10,000 two years ago to a whop- pn 1120 h pel or pedta ihrvleMna. .f>

4,. Reed Colfax is a Washingtqn-based attorney for 28 Hog Hammock
..,., -. landowners wohave a separate housing discrimination complaint pend,....: : ::SLUAIMUHAMVA0 : ,: . i]i:, i.i i:!: raing against petMclntosh County with the federal Department of Housingand ..

eli Jah Mulhammad, so0n of a sharecropper, wasbr nt poverty in: Sanid He said the higher appraisals fly in the face of a 1994 county ordinance eraifle, Georgia, on Octber.7, 1897. After movn toiot in 1923, he met that designates Hog Hammock a special zoning district intended to pre!:D :Fxdfunde ( heBla~i: ~ lm mt ~teNaton.0'Is vent "land value increases which could force removal of the indigenous bV ) ad oeroe Baksprts oeetteNto fIlm population."
Muama eam ad's successor fromi93 l4-5and was known for "They can't afford it," Colfax said. "'They're going to be forced off the
his controversial preaching, He became a metor to>AlomX,Loi~ s .a island in direct contradiction to the ordinance."
rakchan,;Muhamad~ All and his son/Wadt Z eM4ared, The Nation Attorneys for Hog Hammock residents argued Monday that county apSof Islam is estimatedl to have between 20,000 and 0,4 00 members a~nd 130 praisers unfairly valued properties based on land sales between corpora'mosques offering numerous social programs. Muhmmdwu imprisoned tions and developers that were artificially high and dealt with properties
from 1942 to 1946 for evading th draft. Aferhi. elase, he returned to never listed on the open market. They also said newer homes that have
leadership of the Nation of Islam, He declared that Ford had been an incar- driven up property values are larger than allowed under zoning ordination of Allah and that he himself was now Aiah' messenger, Over the nances. next 30 years, Muhammad built the religion from a small fringe group into Robert Hudley, chairman of Mclntosh County's Board of Equalization a large and complex organ ization that attractd controversy along with its that hears appeals of property values, said his board was powerless to new prominence, He continued to preach financial independence for Blacks, deal with zoning violations. He urged Hog Hammock residents to keep up racil spartio raherthanintgraionanda srictcod ofmorl bhavor, their fight as the board upheld most of the higher appraisals. Its deci, rcia searaionrater hanintgraion nd stictcod ofmord bhavor, sions can be appealed to Superior Court. His writings included Message to the Black Man (1965) and f ow to Eat to "I agree with what you're saying," Hudley told the group. "'I'm saying go L v (1972). He died in Chicago on Feb. 25, 1975. to a higher court. This doesn't need to stop here. It needs to go further"


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Joel Osteen is a phenomenon. for 'things, Osteen agreed in part: tpc hat coceran wil eipers ao he w oe tfindw1
A mega-church pastor, televan- "I don't think you should spend t c te c.wu.......
gelist, senior minister of Lake- your life praying for things, but I
wood Church and social media do believe you should thank God
monster, Osteen now has a new for what He's given you... but I
book called Break Out: 5 Keys think the scripture teaches us
to Go Beyond Your Barriers and that we can pray for our dreams
Live an Extraordinary Life. The pray for the big things_ he's not
spiritual star talked to the Huff- a small God, this God is incredington post's Josh Zepps about ible."
growing up poor, spirituality, The question of Osteen's view
what to pray for, the Pope and of the current Pope also came
gays. up, to which Osteen replied that
Zepps read a piece that he he especially appreciates the inliked from Osteen's new book: "It clusive nature of Pope Francis: "I
doesn't matter who likes you or think the Pope is fantastic, his
doesn't like you, all that matters tone, his humility."
is that God likes you. He accepts
you, he approves of you." Zepps JOEL OSTEEN .Appreciation
followed up by asking if that in- Osteen's definition of spirituality
cluded homosexuals. and religion and if you can have Celebration at
"Absolutely," Osteen said, "I one without the other. believe that God breathed life "1 do think that religion has into every person and that every turned a lot of people off," Osteen person is made in the image of explained. "Part of it is because God and you have accept them it was all about the rules and as they are, on their journey. I'm was political. I think now peonot here to preach hate or push pIe have a hunger for God, they people down." want to have a relationship, but
"My dad was a minister and they don't want to be called relicame from poverty.., my dad was gious. I'm not trying to get them always for the underdog... I be- to join my religion, I'm just trylieve we are all supposed to be ing to plant a seed of hope in helping in some way. Sometimes their l4eart."
it can be overwhelming and as When if non Christians can people say, 40,000 kids are go- go to heaven, he responded that DON'T TAKE THE GIRLS FOR GRANTED
ing to die today, but you've got to he is 'not one to judge,' but from start somewhere." what he sees in the scriptures
A question came in from the you have to have a relationship If you rey love them, now is to perfect m to "et a mamogram. And whil. yotire at it0one, a
community asking for Pastor with Jesus. glfi end, your mother, daught saw, or cxosin and remind her to sdhedule a mammogram, too.
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We the members of Breakthrough International Christian
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001. out and join us as we observe
our beloved Bishop Dr. Burley
For urrdHvWd ewwrs, ocm us at and Pastor Dr. Lidda Knowles' ~Appreciation Celebration. This
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Praise Ministry refer to them- Grae avs a tist s Comunit Block Party,
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aM bighe heartt becus of the Church Invites the public to Sat, Oct. 26 from 11 a.m.
help those in need and told thi coningn 4tht, Pastoral to 4th.eedr ndv n
us that when we do, God will things they do with approxi- tercniun t atrlt ~.Vnosadvln
bless us," she said. 'But when mately 50 members. Anniversary and Pastor's An- teers call 786-5693
you treat people like dirt you "We do all of this with vol-nveayBnqt.O.9h will get that back too.' unteers from my former job [a -11th 7:30 nightly.; Oct. 12, Revival Tabernacle Asretired postal employee], family (banquet] 6 p.m. and Oct. sembly of God cordially InPEOPLE IN MIAMI members and friends," she 13th 4, p.m. Call 305-725- vites you to their forty-first
NEED FOOD said. 'When my grandchildren 631(41st] *Thy Word Is Truth"
01 know this community and are home from school, they Anniversary Celebration
its people some of them gladly jump right in and help Christ's Kingdom Life Sunday, Oct. 27th at 3:30
depend almost entirely on the get the food out to the people." Center International Invite p.m. Harvest Time Assemfood we distribute to them She says that number one you to their Women Empow- bly of God will be In charge
each Monday,* Wilson-Greene on her list of prayers is for ering Conference Thurs.-Fri, of the service. Call 305-693added. "They have no jobs and Congress to vote to end the Oct. 10-11, 7 nightly. Call 1356.
need the food. We deliver to shutdown and to allow the 954-963-1355.
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get to us. When we get to the to start bringing more food to Nw Brh Bpittecmuiyt ,fe
church each Monday, we find Miami. Church, The Cathedral of Mind, Body, and Soul Enpeople who say they have been "Join us in prayer," she said. Faith Int'l Invites the pub- hancements; self-improvethere for hours, waiting.* "Prayer changes things." 11c to attend their 22 Days of ment class and Zumba FitConsecration that continues ness. Call 305-691-0018.
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CARTER then closed his sermon, declar- the public to their Unity Day community feedings. Call
contnuedfro 10Bingin a full-throated shout the Celebration, Sun., Oct. 13th 786-371-3779.
coninedfro 13 ngat 11a.m. Call 305-693-2726.,'
superiority of Jesus, naming all:Btay Seet-a
singularly unique pulpiteer, leg- 44 American presidents who, TreDivine Worship Min- BA hndSventis hrh-Dayt
endary wordsmith and a most despite their earthly power and Istries will host a Women's bereavement sharing group
gifted example of one of "God's authority, he declared, would Conference on Oct. 13th at meetings, every 2nd Sunday
Trombones,* as African-Amer- one day have to bow before 4pm n c.1t t73 rm34pm al3564
ican poet James Weldon John- Christ.4pm.adOt1tht7:0fo 3- p.m. Call 305-634-93. 293
son dubbed black preachers. He was a "pulpit genius"'~ .Cl 0-35-93 93
And I'm not talking about and "homiletically unique," re- Nodside Church of Street Evangelist, Outwhat I've heard. I am a witess. flected my colleague, the Rev.
In y otsie-te-nwsrom arta Smmos, o-eito of God's Event Planning Team reach Ministries will conIn myoutsie-thenewsro Matha ithns Scr-edire o!1Invites you to come and cel- duct, free personal courses
life, preaching is big. 'Preaching WihSce .ie ebrate their pastor's six *Man on evangelizing without fear
I am a second-generation An Anthology of African Amen- On Fire"M Pastoral Anniversary Cali 786-508-6167.
preacher. I married a second- can Sermons from 1750 to the
generation preacher, the Rev. Present."
John F. White 11, who, when he Rev. Dr. Mock King Cfter "1 once told Dr. Carter that he
was in seminary, used to cruise was an erudite folkprah,*J w k d v of r ye
Atlanta listening to tapes of the preaching. As deeply intellectual as he Simmons said. 'He prewachr. Je s1ar1dy6f ra e
Rev. Carter. This Ocala-born, three-piece- was full of down-home cha- this was a compliment and re- PRYE avi Zacharias. Their united
He had a ready arsenal of suit-clad, old-school Chris- risma, the Rev. Carter was as marked, 'if you can't reach the continued frm18call is for all believers to fulfill audio from the Rev. Carter: tian gentleman could stand comfortably conversant in New folk, why preach?' Why indeed."*rm O the Lord's mandate in Psalm
My husband's father, A.M.E. flat-footed, and without really Testament Greek as he was in Today, I tip my homiletical prayer initiative in history. 122:6 to pray for God's peace, Bishop John F. White, pastored breaking a sweat, preach the painting the word pictures so hat to this Preacher of Preach- AsaspotroIo' o- lsigadlv o es
for many years the Mount Her- gathered congregation into a revered in the Blak church Icrn5.poe ihIsal rb adCrsiasaiei
mon African Methodist Church, spiritual frenzy. tradition. In remembrance of his signa- en.ashnpurposs th vrel Arabs andy citanrs ale in
located across a parking lot True to the art form, his lan- He disclosed to my husband ture multi-syllabic and intellec- Christian ms ec u o Teana a fPae
from New Mount Olive Baptist guage was vital, his stories once that he had a photographic tuailly playful use of language, teJwscmu ity bless fuor The acealDa of raer Church in Fort Lauderdale, were vivid, and whenever he memory. When he was a child, with much trepidation, intense them and pray for the peace which takes place the first
where the Rev. Carter was pas- wanted, this elder statesman he didn't have to take notes in cogitation, and yes, a sense of Iof Jerusalem.' Sunday of every October-has
tor emeritus, of African-American preaching school, as a result. heart palpitation, I pay written Fraevnthtasmecucesptiptngfo
And though I cannot remem- could raise his volume to that When he preached at our homage to this master of words Foan event othat Chita n more hrhs particiatin, from ber the first time I heard him signature climatic crescendo church for the first time, he left and proclaimer of the Word. than1,30 otr. hitin eon- morein thne 175natigonin frmyself, I will never forget known as "the whoop." me a manuscript preacher Even death cnevrslcemany other leaders who rep- in seven Muslim nations. An
the Rev. Carter's incomparable im not talking about what in complete awe. Without notes the powerful preaching of this resent different cultures and offering is also received to command of traditional black I've heard. I am a witness. or an outline, he preached and King. I am a witness. denominations, such as Paul help those in need in Israel_______________________________________ ___Cedar, Ron Luce, Kay Arthur, both Jewish and Arab resiGreater H-arvest Baptist Ch1urch: On course 'n asn ..Jlsaddns
PASTOR touched the lives of the people in an uncompromising way," 7th Avenue. Everything they
continued from 10B of House to House Faith that McGee added. "We went from needed a podium, chairs,
day," McGee said. "Those at- tradition to transformnationi, sound system and tables heart, McGee said, 'It was tributes have continued to religion to relation and mem- was waiting in storage for a unanimous vote that we guide us. To God be the glory." bership to discipleship so that their newly-found home.
would organize a church, that McGee says that blessings we would be in true fellowship "God is doing marvelous McGee would be its founding continued to rain down on the with Christ." things and we give him all the
pastor and its name would be new congregation. After just Were McGee and the con- praise, honor and glory," McHouse to House Faith Minis- one week, Edward Rolle, who gregation on the right path? Gee said. "Two 'sons,' Minister
try- was chosen as a trustee of the Consider that in the first year, George McGee and Mini ster
The following officers were church, was able to secure their membership grew from Aaron Cochran have received elected: John Turner, deacon space at a nearby hotel [the El 42 to over 150. According to their 'calling' into the minisand chairman of the deacon Palacio Hotel]. McGee they adopted the acro- try." --morns Abernathy
board; Jerome Lovett, vice- nym FACT [Faithful, Account- As the church celebrates its U.S. Senate chaplain Barry Black gave the commencement address Dec.
chairman; Elizabeth Turner, NAME CHANGES BUT MIS- able, Committed and Train- fourth anniversary, McGee's 18 at Union's December graduation.
president-women's ministry; SION REMAINS THE SAME able/Teachable] to describe wife added her own "praise re- e1---I-0_ __ _1 ri -


Genesis Hadley Davis Wright and Young In Memoriam Happy Birthday GONE B
retired school GEORGE DORSETT, 89, MTA carpenter, died In loving memory of, In loving memory of, FOR(; lEN?
bus driver, died supervisor, died S p t e b e r
September 30 23 at Kindred
at Memorial at home. View- HHave you forgotten
P e m b r o k e ing 2-8 p.m., Hollywood, so about your
H o s p i t a I. Friday in the FL. Survivors
chapel. Memo- Included his departed loved one?
include: two rial Service 1 wife, Eula Lyles Keep them in your
sons, Rafael p.m., Sunday at Thomas; five
Cato (Sarah) and Rufino Cato Bethel Seventh children, Rosemary Thomas- memory with an in
(Lala); nine grandchildren and Day Adventist Brown, Sandra Lyles, Nolan, memoriam or a happy
one great grandchild; four sisters, Church, 32900 SW 187 Avenue, and Anthony Lyles (Delores); his birthday remembrances
Patricia Jackson (Dale), Juanedda Florida City, FL 33034, devoted caregiver, granddaughter, Roberson, Sharalle Floyd and Kyiresha Lyles. A host of loving in our obituary section.
ElIwilla Jones; one brother Robert BRITTNEY LAWSON, 26, died grands and greatgrand children; Floyd. A host of other relatives, September 29 nieces, nephews, loving relatives Call liia
many close loving friends, Lottie at Jackson Me- and friends. Services were held.
Allen being a special friend. morial Hospital. 0
Services are private. Family and Service 1 p.m, BRENDA J. JOHNSON, 66, JOSEPH S. HILL DELLA "BOO PIE" VALLE
friends will meet privately. Saturday at Mt. retired, died 05/04/1925. 10/09/2008 10/09/1947 04/21/2011
Calvary Mis- October 3 at Mt.
sionar Bapis Sinai's been five years since From Mattie Dean and
Gregg L. Mason Church, Survivors: you left us, but you live on in family. L
DEACON WILLIE JAMES Y o I a n d a our hearts.
THOMAS, 86, Tousha, Cada, The Hill and Thomas
died October JEROME CARTER, 51, con- and JaCorey. Family. T h e veren d D r
6. Survivors struction worker, Service 1 p.m., T he R evend D
include: wife, died September Saturday at In Memoriam
four sons, three 30 in Atlanta, New Birth Baptist Church, The M-ack i ng C carter dies
daughters, and GA. Service 2 Cathedral of Faith International.
a host of other p.m., Saturday In loving memory of,
relatives and at Logos Mis- MICHAEL GOMEZ, 21, sheet By Olgi Thualay
friends. Visitf- sionary Baptist metal mechanic, died October Faith and Famiy editor
tion 2-9 p.m., Friday. Service 11 Church. 4. Service 11 am., Thursday at ginslcy@mmimeson11nexcom
a.m., Saturday at Holy Cross MIS- Antioch of Miami Gardens.
sionary Baptist Church. Interment The personable, charismatic
Dade Memorial Park. WANDA WHITFIELD, 50, died MERVIN GLOVER, 73. Chef, and intllectua" pastor of Ft.
September 28 at died October 7. Service 11 a.m., Lauderdale's Mt. Olive Baptist
Jackson North Saturday at Mt. Hermon AME Church, the Reverend Dr. Mack
Hadley Davis MLK Hospital. Ser- Church. King Carter, died Oct. 2nd and
DAVID THORNTON JR., 52, vice Thursday "will be remembered for the way
at 3 p.m. in the Card of Thanks he showed his love for all manlaborer, died chapel. kind," said Patricia T. Carter,
October 2. hswf~f0yas H a
Service 12 The family of the late, his wife of 40 years. "He was a
Seviewonderful man who feared God REVEREND DR. MACK
p.m., Saturday and tried to live according to K CARTER
at St Matthews God's word.K
Freewill Baptist ELLEN SANDERS, 71 factory Carter was born in Ocala, Ceremony, 6 p.m.; Alpha KapChurch. worker, died Oc- JAMES AMBROSE HICKS IiM to the union of Frank, Sr. and pa Alpha Ceremony, 6:30 p.m.;
tober 5 at Jack- W11I/1992- 10/1512011 Modlea Carter. His three sib- Omega Psi Phi Ceremony, 7
son North Hos- lings preceded him in death. p.m.; memorial, Bishop Victor
CAMERON WI AMS 40, pital Service 12 It seems like only yesterday He received an Associate of T. Curry, pastor at 7:30 p.m.
entrepreneur, p.m., Saturday that we saw your face and Arts Degree from Central Col- Thursday, Oct. 10th at New
died September in the chapel. heard your voice. lege; a Bachelor of Arts Degree Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 400
29. Services 11 Not a minute, hour or day from the University of Florida NW 9th Ave., Ft. Lauderdale,
a.m., Saturday goes by that we don't think of and the Master and Doctorate viewing 9 a.m.-noon, sermon
at Good News you. Degrees from Southern Baptist Dr. Marcus D. Davidson, pasLittle River You ill rtlwnvs live forever Theological Seminary in Louis- tor.
MAXINE tUib X3) ,,,. '1,:. KY Saturday, Oct. 12th at New
Baptist Church. September 27 in our hearts. In 1980, Carter went to Ft. St. John Baptist Church, 2251
at North Shore From your family. Lauderdale to serve as co-pas- NW 2nd St., Ocala, viewing
Hospital. Ser- LOLLIS BROWN tor with Dr. George Weaver, from 8-11 a.m.
vice 10 a.m, who at the time was the pastor Sermon, Dr. Tommy L.
Hail Ferguson Hewitt Saturday in the With deepest appreciation, Death Notice of Mt. Olive Baptist Church. In Brooks, pastor.
ESSIE M. WATKINS HIGDON, chapel. we wish to express sincere 1981, according to church re- McWhite's Funeral Home
83, retired thanks to our many cords, Carter was installed as (3501 W. Broward Blvd., Ft.
n u r s i n g wonderful family and friends the senior pastor of Mt. Olive Lauderdale), is in charge of arassistant, died who were thoughtful and and served for 27 years. rangements.
October 4 at & The Carters are the parents of The family asks that in lieu
Octoer 4at kind during our time of
North Shore Range bereavement. We are grateful Anna Lisa Melton and Pamela of flowers, donations may be
H o s p i t a I THELMA R. DAVIS, 75, retired for your telephone calls, text Johnson and grandparents of made to Florida Memorial UniS 4f i v o r S P 5 fro messages, e-mails, cards, Brittany and Carter Johnson. versity, 15800 NW 42n Avenue,
M a d iso n food, floral arrangements, The scheduled services for Miami Gardens, 33054, 305Adle S other tributes and most of all Carter are: Oct 9th, New Birth 626-3600, in the name of the
g i your heartfelt prayers. Baptist Cathedral of Faith In- Dr. Mack King Carter FoundaSenda u Special thanks to Antioch ternational, 2300 NW 135th tion. The family will hold a prir idt1r 'lude her MB Church of Miami Gardens St., viewing at 4 p.m.; Links vate burial.
4_, F.-a Wae i opela'- i sons, Reginald and Manker Funeral Home
P I riday aflwr Davis, Ricardo and staff. We pray that God
1781 4W 89 Terrace. Davis (Angela, will continue to bless each
Saturd a ..... Rolando Davis (Ther a), and and everyone of you. Jazz perform dance portraitist
...." Robert Davis; brothe, Alfred The family. MRI .GOE,7
Becton (Sandra) six grndildren- died October 7. He is sur- Lee is at 8
M anda hstanker .... oanda father relatives and Death Notice vived by his sisters, Helen
friends. Memorial Service 6-8 Glover, Sandra Black, Clau- By Wlliam Yardley the musicians, their
MARILYN DAVIS, 60, dietitian, p.m., Friday at St. James A. M E, dia Lawson and Mae Etta music and their indied October Church. Service 12 p.m., Saturday Lowery; brothers, Arthur and Lee Tanner, a pho- struments," he told
6, at home. at St. James A.M.E. Church. Anthony Glover. Viewing 0 tographer whose evoc- CNN in 1997. "And
Arrangements Donations may be made to Dade a.m.-8 p.m., Friday at Wriht ative and sometimes it's very, very spear nopeeDetsFudton n. 0Bxethereal images of cial in person as op693666,lteDeta Miunai, oIda. 33169Bo and Young Funeral Home. Duke Ellington, Dizzy posed to hearing it
6966 imFlrd 36.Service 11 a.m., Saturday at Gillespie, Thelonious on record."
AMELIA ANNETTE BLAKLEY, Mt. Hermon A.ME. Church, Monk and other stars Lee Elliot Tanner
50, homemaker, 17800 NW 25th Ave., Miami of jazz helped define was born on May
died October 3. Gardens, FL. Burial at South the genre visually on TANNE=R 28, 1931, in New
SService 3 p.m., Florida National Cemetery. scores of album covers Yfork. His father,
Eric L. Wilson Saturday in the and in magazines, exhibitions Vladimir, was an artist who
REV. BENNY DERICO, 61, chapel. and books, died on Sept. 7 in designed movie posters. His
sel-emloyd San Andreas, Calif. He was 82. mother, Enid, was a hat buyer
u ph oIs t er, Happy Birthday His death was confirmed by for Lord & Taylor. His parents
died Octberhis daughter Lisa Tanner, who enjoyed classical music, but
did cobrER IINELL PAUL JONES, is also a prfsinlphotogra- Tanner was drawn to jazz.
in atPomen 26, died Tuesday, October Inlvn eoyopher. prfsinlHe owned his first camera by
ine Pompano FRANK PETER GIARDINO, 75, 8. Pernell leaves 11 siblings " Tanner fell in love with jazz the time he was 14. But even
Service 11 ]i entrepreneur of beauty culture, along with his mother, Don- and then with photography, as he began pursuing phoa.m., Saturday died September 25. Services were na Kirby Thomas .Jones; his and by the early 1950s he had tography seriously in his 20s,
at Word of the held. father, Leroy, his father the ,begun combining those pas- Tanner was also preparing for
Living God director of NANA [Neighbors sions, a different kind of career. In
Ministries in Pompano Beach. CHARLES LORNE for Neighbors, Inc.J and Tools He first published his im- 1953 he graduated with an
CHIDESTER, 86, electrician, died for Change and Renee Jones, ages in a major jazz magazine, engineering degree from New
SSeptember 28. Services wore held, Leroy's wife; along with nu- Down Beat, in 1958. York University, specializing in
Royal merous relatives and friends. -Unlike some other jazz pho- metallurgy.
STAFFORD LAMOND SMITH, KEITH SIMMS, 58, air condition Service 11 am., Monday, Oc- -tographers, Tanner focused al- Five years later, after serv"Mr. Lee," 76, technician, died October 3. over 14 at the Greater FeI- most exclusively on capturing ing as an engineer in the Army,
tile setter, died Final rites and burial In Nassau, lowahip Missionary Baptist candid moments. Using newer he received a master's degree
September 28 Bahamas, Church [2601 NW 65th St.], %' technology that allowed him to in metallurgy and materials
at Jackson Me- where the Reverend Howard / pursue "available light" pho- science from the University of
moril Hspi -.Ros isthepasor.tography, free of flashbulbs, Pennsylvania.
ta.Viwng49 btuaries a' their often dimly lighted natu- which included finding ways
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other dairy products pri- nutrient-rich foods provid- MILK ALONG WITH be ineffective by the time memory and
marily because they believe ing calcium, potassium, THE REALITY thinking problems have taken hold. At
they are lactose intolerant, other minerals, vitamins and Myth: Most Blacks are lac- ; the same time, scientific advances have
but also because they think protein, which are essen- tose intolerant and should allowed researchers to identify people
pasteurized milk is not safe tial for human growth and avoid milk and all dairy at risk for Alzheimer's long before
to drink, or they've been development. In fact, the products. symptoms emerge.
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New Zealand's solution to those unknown 'party pills'

T s th m rAccording to the Drug Policy Users buy a small bag of gency rooms due to the new makes them responsible for
Tet he f rAlliance, synthetic drugs are io-descript white powder or psychoactive substances, we safety
sf t an ma e becoming increasingly preva- plant material, believing it is in New Zealand were frustrat- It will subject these sublent in the U.S. as well. A re- one thing but it can be any ed by our inability to effective- stances to a similar kind of
them legal cent University of Michigan number of endless derivatives ly monitor the effects of these testing that new medicines
survey found that the use of ~.of that drug or even something drugs or hold anyone account- have to go through. Now, when
13V Ross Bell synthetic drugs among high completely different, able for the harm they were, people choose to take a legal
school students is now second All of this is exacerbated by causing. drug, they will know exactly
While the United States is only to marijuana. A string of. the fact that once one syn- This year, our parliament what it contains and have asdipping a toe into drug legal- recent deaths from synthetic thetic drug is made illegal, almost unanimously passed surance of the drugs effects
ization with medical marijua- "club drug" overdoses in the the chemistry can be altered rules allowing domestic pro- and risk.
na and, in a few states, recre- U.S. has caught the attention ever so slightly to produce a ducers of synthetic drugs to Some of this might seem
ational marijuana, our efforts of both federal law makers and new substance that now falls submit to health and safety counterintuitive, but it is
in New Zealand to deal with the Drug Enforcement Admin- in a gray area of law because testing, much like traditional backed by evidence. The old
drugs outside the criminal istration. -it hadn't existed before. Con- pharmaceutical trials. If the policies were clearly not worksystem are going in. another sequently, law enforcement drugs pass rigorous examina- ing. Our new drug policy
direction. WHAT ARE THEY? -htMUIBleCnAPis often baffled about what is tion and are deemed "low risk," emerged from a pragmatic and
Given our remote geographic New Zealand has yet to face MICHELLE Maul ONART e~lA what and medical profession- manufacturers will be allowed evidence-based approach to location, smuggling is risky, those kind of deaths, but we MCEL ONAT als have no idea how harmful to sell them legally under do what was needed to ensure
rare and expensive. Most of the are seeing harm caused by Drug Enforcement Administration the effects might be, especially tough regulations, such as no safety. Fortunately, we were drugs New Zealanders use are new psychoactive substances, Administrator in the long term, advertising or sale to minors, largely spared a debate about
produced locally. Lately, new more commonly known here to monitor, and often no one, moral judgment, drug use or
synthetic drugs that mimic the as "legal highs" or "party pills." not even the (often amateur). ACCOUNTABILITY SUNLIGHT SAVES LIVES partisan politics. It is hearteffects of harder-to-acquire These untested and unregu- manufacturer, knows what's With reports about increased The new law forces drug pro- ening to see that this kind of

drugs are gaining traction. lated substances are difficult really in them, visits by young people to emer- ducers into the light of day and positive change can happen.

Alzheim-ers research faces budget cuts

AL.ZHEIER 'The worst thing we could do disease," she said. "if we inter- Alzheimer's, compared with
continued from 13 would be to just hunker down vene now, can we prevent or at about one-fourth of people with
and hold off tackling very im- least delay the disease?' one copy and 10 percent of peo5 MILLION CASES portant problems,* Dr. Col- The $33.2 million grant,,part ple with no copies. People with
With five million Americans lins said, adding, 'Obviously, of the government's national two copies also develop sympsu~ffering from Alzheimer's and this is high-risk research, but Alzheimer's plan, will help fi- toms; earlier, around age 68, their ranks projected to surge goodness, the stakes are so nance a clinical trial to test a years before most people with as baby boomers age, federal high that we felt we had to go treatment on people 60 to 75 one copy and more than a dehealth officials consider the forward even in the face of the who have no symptoms of the cade before most people withdisease such a priority that most difficult budget environ- disease, but do have two cop- out the gene. Dr. Francis S. Collins, direc- ment that anyone can remem- ies of a gene known to greatly People with two ApoE4 genes tor of the National Institutes ber in the N.I.H.' increase the risk of getting it as make up only about three perof Health, scraped money to- people age. cent of the population, but
gether when forced budget cuts APOE4 GENES The project, led by Dr. Eric M. because they develop the conslashed the Obamia adminis- The idea is to approach Al- Reiman and Dr. Pierre N. Tariot ventional late-onset form of Altration's promise of $100 mil- zheimner's with a strategy simi- of the Banner Alzheimer's In- zheimer's, they are important lion in additional funding for lar to that used for heart dis- stitute in Phoenix, will test a to study. About 25 percent of Alzheimer's for 2013. ease and other conditions, said drug or placebo, on 650 adults people possess one copy of the
Dr. Collins said he dipped Laurie Ryan, program director in several locations, mostly in gene. into the budgets of the 27 N.I.H. for Alzheimer's disease clinical the United States. All of the The Banner project has not agencies to supply $40 million trials at the National Institute participants will have two cop- yet chosen the drug to be testawarded Wednesday for several on Aging, part of the NI.H. ies of the gene, ApoE4, having ed, but it will be a treatment -Por uhfea
Alzheimer's research projects. "We're going to look at people at inherited it from both parents. that attacks amyloid, a protein seVoray Wigfall, 12, right, withs her motherTwanna Cam,Another $5 million was provid- risk, just like we do with people Studies have found that that accumulates in plaques rn-6atCyHl. ed by the National Institute on who have high cholesterol and more than half the people with in the brains of people with Al- Ci al
Aging. are at risk for cardiovascular two ApoE4 genes will develop zheimer's.C t n e l a p i n t

Graveyard shifts causing sleep deprivation?. improve girls' self-esteem

SLEEP have multiple jobs. increased oer the wax surprised. but it support jAisnaHrtoli
continued from 13 be single parents past two dreade-s. my thoughts." ~ro~U
cnrbttoteraoswyand live or work in In their research, She hopes her project will Th ftdo inutr n
cnrbttoteraoswymore stressful en- people Managing spark further research that Madison Avenue are not
these conditions affect Blacks vironments, which companies and en- looks into the social, behav- anteaoMyrMihl
more. also decreases the terprises had the ioral and cultural reasons for Mcal
'Education and health care chances of quality shortest sleep time the differences, Jackson also R. Bloomberg in the same way
are where you see the biggest sleep. followed by the points out the real take home thtsd copa iesad big
disparity,' says Chandra L. Previous research transportation and message. toacense. u the y imeusfre Ciy
Jackson, PhD, post-doctoral re- has shown that waeosngids I~think that African-Amereteimeu frCt
search fellow at Harvard School sleep varies accord- tr.insArca-mianpol8ttpuic elh
ofPuli Halh ndled u-ing to the person's Jackson did sus- fessionals in particular, need
thor of the study. profession or indus- JACKSO pect, however, that to pay more attention to their poplar isattaingl nons
She attributes some of the try, but none have it might be different sleep quality and how much ouantanblntis
disparity to data that Blacks focused specifically at the dif- among Blacks. sleep they get,' Jackson says. of beatyprmoedIyFroes
are more likely to do shift work, ference between races. 'Often times it's so hard to *You can quickly lose mental inliaeakr'ita
espeialy nghtshifs, isrpt- A 2010 study found that the have strong enough research alertness, decrease work pro- cmagthtelsirsht
ing the normal sleep cycle, number of people experienc- data to support your everyday ductivity or have workplace in- they are beautiful the way Blacks are also more likely to ing short sleep duration has life experiences,' she says. 'I juries." they are.
Mainly through bus an w. ih, s.eo h
Big drn inuatsfowla kadciny ads, the campaign Wgal ihi n'ft
aims to reach girls from about girls featured in an ad for
Bing drnkin raes fr Backsdecine7 to 12 years old, who are at the NYC Girls Project.
risk of negative body images a major city. Ads began going

BINGE DRINK defined as five drinks, dropped Patrick added. 11I percent of cohol Marketing and youth that can lead to eating di.- up on buses and in su~bways
continued from 13 from 22 percent to 18 percent. study respondents were Black. (CAMY) at the Johns Hopkins orders, drinking, acting out on Monday.
However, Patrick said, "the The binge study doesn't ex- Bloomberg School of Public sexually, suicide arid bullying. The $330,000 campaign, a four-ounce glass of wine, a more increased level has not plain the lower incidence, but Health. But unlike Bloomberg's ads called NYC Girls Project, will
mixed drink, a wine cooler or a been changing." religion is important to Blacks David Jernigan, Ph.D., the to combat teenage pregnancy, also offer physical fitness
shot of liquor. The heaviest binge drinkers and contributes to reducing director of CAMY, cites two rea- -~-classes for girls through the
'To our knowledge, this is the across the board tended to be drug and alcohol use among sons. IV parks department, a pilot pro-

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Tt aee l 0 E. Brady as a sew of daytime facial and body
able to get medical care lon that purport to "smooth out
At a party I recently attended, a aging skin while protecting it with
By na Rio Lamb oping breast cancer, but the woman in her 60. proudly announced sunscreen. I also color my hair, which
gap is narrowing, according that her periodic facial treatments in its natural state is now about 80
Women won't pay higher to a new study released this have made me look 10 years young- percent gray.
health bills simply for being week for National Breast can- er" A man of similar vintage said he But I draw the line at injectable fillwomen, and they will be able cer Awareness Month. They was considering "facial tucks" to raise ers and muscle relaxants, face lifts
to get the medical care they are the only group of women his sagging jowls, and tummy tucks. Il do eveything I
need, particularly for breast to show increases in breast Some days it seems everyone I meet can to stay out of an operating room.
cancer, under the Patient Pro- cancer- upO0.2 percent each s afraid of getting old -- or at least My anti-aging measures, if and when
tection and Affordable Care year between 2006 and 2010 of looking as old as they are. Occa- they are needed, will be limited to
Act ACA, a leading women's -- and they also have the sonally, I see women who have had cataract removal, a hearing aid and
advocate says. highest death rate. The Amern- so many face lifts that they can barely glasses for driving.
Open enrollment began this can Cancer Society published move their lips when they talk, let I wear clothes that suit my personweek under the ACA. Un- the study, ABreast Cancer Sta- alone smile. ality and activities, not necessarily my
insured and underinsured tistics, 2013" in CA: A Cancer Business is booming in the anti- age. Shorts and tank tops anchor my
Americans will gain greater Journal for Clinicians and in a aigmarket. Plastic surgeons who summer wardrobe. And I wear colors
access to a medical home with cnsumner version. specialize in lifts, tucks and fillers near my face that are right for my skin
preventive care that can re- Under the new healthcare barely noticed the recent recession. tone, avoiding those (like yellow) that
duce the risk of a host of con- law, women who are 40 and Cosmetics with anti-aging properties are unflattering.
ditions including breast can- older are entitled to coverage, l f the sheWf and new concoctions True youthfulness -- or, I should
cer, the second leading cause for mammograms. Those who appear almost weekly. say, appearing younger than your age
of death among women. have a family history of breast l admit to, supporting the multibil- is much more than skin-deep. ReBlack women are number two cancer or ovarian cancer can lion-dollar skin care industry with search has shown that youthfulness
behind white women for devel- Pkmact" turn ts ACA 63 my long use of night creams, as well must come from within.

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Wellness education key to

keep health costs in check

'' : By Pat Geraghty ity outcomes is also screenings and other
more cost effective lifestyle programs
As the U.S. health care system to the entire system, such as exercise
undergoes sweeping changes We see health classes, instruction
designed to improve the health, care today as much on better eating habtreatment outcomes and the more than simply its and addictin eswell-being of Americans, Flori- having insurance, station efforts,
da is at the forefront of devel- and this under- In order for Florida
hoping health programs that are pins our decision Blue to accomplish
quickly becoming the model for at Florida Blue to our mission and
S the rest of the country inno- go, beyond that and make this transforvation that requires expansion become an innova- motion fully successand investment, tive health solu- GERAGHTY fu, we have proposed
Serving as the chief execu- tions company that reorganizing our
t tive officer of Florida Blue, our focuses on preventative mea- structure. This new approach,
Black and hispanic patients dropped significantly when the researchers accounted for hos. state's largest insurer, our mis- sures and treatment. known as a not-for-profit Mupital and patient characteristics sion is to stay on that cutting jit is critical that we* commit tual Insurance Holding; Conedge by developing those in- to keeping people healthy in pany (MIHC), will help ensure 0 hN*U.... .. novative services and products the first place, a major driver to that we can make those necStudy:" Miority seniors naveovovw anaeoo
y Mthat help people and communi- keeping costs in check. There- essary investments across our ties achieve better health. Im- fore, we must make significant entire business to support the proved health through wellness investment in the areas of well- development of these innovag1ei ater s com p lica tion s and prevention and better qual- ness education, preventative tive programs.
BylRobetPreidt than 587,000 white, Black and of the 13 complications but less S
hispanic patients aged 65 and likely to develop two of the cornOlder Black and hispanic pa- older who had general, orthope- plications. f tearing out tobacco
tients are more likely than white dic or vascular surgery in 600 However, the number of comseniors to have complications hospitals in the U.S. plications among Black and Iret s
after surgery, and pre-existing The investigators found that hispanic patients dropped sigmedical conditions are a ma- Black patients were nearly nificantly when the researchers &
jor reason for that difference, a three times more likely than accounted for hospital and pa- Study tracks lation rate to 20 percent or less
large new study suggests. white patients to develop 12 of tient characteristics, according by federal fiscal year 2003. The
Researchers examined the the 13 complications. Hispanic to the study published in the progress despite vi tion irt" national average rate of tobacco
rates of 13 common types of patients were twice as likely as September issue of the Journal sales to minors was 9.1 percent
complications among more white patients to develop nine Please turn to WMOR8 68 rise from 2011 tn fiscal year 2012, the report
t Ien lthe percentge says. Still, it was higher than
1 0y Cathy Payne oe s maet the 2011 rate of 8.5 percent.
ouhFlorida syps cNational Synar program coS o Fiyis cases Federal and state efforts to ordinator Susan Marsiglia Gray
snuff out tobacco sales to mi- acknowledges that "states have
s anors working despite a really made' significant progsoaring am ong nations Wo s slight rise in sales from 2011 to ress in reducing tobacco sales
2012, a report says. to youths." Yet budget chalBy Nkxe Brodh ...All 50 states and the District lenges at the state level and
of Columbia continue to meet the proliferation of smokeless
Thedepeat plasar hrdan overall goal of reducing il- 2011 tobacco products might have
to miss anywhere in Broward legal tobacco sales to people contributed to the slight inCounty. Buses, roadside bill- younger than 18, says the re- W OVM M crease, she says.
boards, TV spots and bus port out today by the Substance Danny McGoldrick, vice presbenches all urge: Protect your- Abuse and Mental Health Ser- ident for research at the'Camself, protect your baby. Get vices Administration. States and U.S. jurisdictions paign for Tobacco-Free Kids
tested for HIV and STDs. The agency administers the have to conduct random, un- based in Washington, D.C.,

Behind the ubiquitous inca- Synar Amendment, designed to announced inspections of retail says the program's target rate
sage is a growing al decrease access to tobacco by tobacco outlets. is "a little outdated," and "I
Syphilis, once thought to be young people, which was part The program required each think we can do better than 20
on the verge of eradication, is (i t f 1]cislation pased in 1992. tte to reduce its retailer io- percent."
now back with a vengeance in Broward County buses have been wrapped in "Protect YourSouth Florida, home to some of self" ads, part of the county Health DepartmenVs campaign the nation's highest numbers to reduce rising syphlls rates. of cases.
And Broward County health uted to why Broward County is Tim O'Connor, spokesman for officials are determined to get a so out of control." the Palm Beach County Health
chokehold on what they see as Following year-after-year Department, said his county's an escalating crisis. syphilis increases, Broward's syphilis cases are on track
"We're extremely concerned," health department took the un- to rise again this year. Our said Michael Kahane, bureau usual step earlier this year of rates are definitely increasing, chief of the AIDS Healthcare outsourcing its sexually trans- there's no doubt about that, Foundation's Southern re- mitted disease services to the he said. gion, attributing the syphilis AIDS Healthcare Foundation, But other than working with increase to "a combination of which now offers free testing providers to educate the public factors.. and treatment and expanded about testing and treatment,
"There's a lot of tourism here, service hours at a new Fort the health department does not people coming to the area doing Lauderdale clinic, plan a major awareness initiathings they wouldn't normally Though cases of syphilis are tive like Broward's. do at home," he said. "And I beginning to taper off across "They are quite a bit highthink services to the under- America after a decade of in- er than us, considerably so," served community have been creases, South Florida is head- O'Connor said of Broward's fairly limited. It's all contrib- ed in the opposite direction. syphilis cases.

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In diefir demonsraton l Chard A. Grnt, DDS, PA
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4Member: ADA, FDA. SFDD and AGD

By Dan Vergaro legs. Paralyzed patients dem- to connect computers, and Serving the community since 1984
onstrated the control of robot now it can be a way to con- TetWhqfflV4
Shades of Darth Vader and arms using signals from brain nect brains," Stocco said, inj* ct.r
demonic possession? Brain re- implants last year, for exam- a statement. "We want to take i~mcm W ~ lt elV
searchers say that for the first ple. And researchers at Duke the knowledge of a brain and / SOIT' "'-time one person has remotely University and Harvard have transmit it directly from brain. su O t pb me1 Csre1 ir
triggered another person's demonstrated the transfer of to brain." movement, a flicking finger, brain signals between rats, The researchers received ap- Co(r .
through a signal sent to him and from a person to 'a rat, as proved from the university's Gu ThrY' by thought. well. So-called "transcranial medical ethics board before *~o ~~
On Au~g. 12, University of magnetic stimulation," which proceeding with the exper- euesjd&tl$#'*$d4Q fiW 'I
___ -sends magnetic pulses to the ment. ~~r ~ "~ X
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way to connect for neurological ailments such using a phone signal to trigger
computers, and nowl nb awy toas Parkinson's disease. a magnetic jolt to the brain," E A O S L ..h
A video of the experiment says Duke University neuro-. connect brains," website shows Rao observing not a true brain-to-brain in- (D0150) (D9310) :tehor Uft tg
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Andrea StoCCO while wearing an electri- communication of signals be- I i:

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brain signaling, according to a signals to his brain, In effect, Michelle Ma, about the human 201 WIdAe IMPUANTr i
university announcement. Rao's thought was transferred brain-to-brain result., i:.... e(xi0)n tin,,he ,,tn
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a rapid series of advances in Internet, to trigger the mao- lish the result in a scientific the field of brain-computer ,ion in Stocco, who 'described journal, Ma says, but want- m . d rc a d~ a tc r ,
interfaces, devices that read it as feeling like an invol- ed to establish the priority of "
brai signals and typically try untary twitch, according to their claim in a fast-moving The atient atda nlhar perteori fr pye ~nh7.mlytrbeZ to translate them into motions the announcement. field by making the announce- aev ,nalon or trAllt Ax-rayttn remain thepropertyo at lchal A. Grant D OS ouo.mayntbeonlndwthayote rotohe
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-Photo courtesy Jackson Health System
RIBBON CUTTING: Harvey Chaplin; Miami-Dade County Commissioner Audrey M. Edmonson; Roberta Chaplin; Jackson Memorial Foundation Board Member Dr. Rudolf Moise; Jackson Health System CEO CarlosA. Migoya; Jackson Memorial Foundation Chairman Carlos Lopez Cantera; and Public Health Trust Chairman Darryl K. Sharpton attend the recent ribbon cutting ceremony for Jackson's re-modeled Digital Breast Cancer Imaging Center at the Taylor Breast Health Center,

Jackson cuts ribbon on

new breast cancer center

Amenities will also include free lump on her left breast and had
a feeling something was terribly
makeovers and mammograms caoan
'When I came to 'Jackson,
Miami Tuines staff report made possible by the Chaplins' they discovered I had stage generous gift,* said Darryl K. three breast cancer,* she Jackson Memorial Hospi- Sharpton, chairman of the Pub- said. *I was able to get a mas- Today we, the grandparents, are often plmary
tal recently kicked off Nation- lic Health Trust Board of Trust- tectomy and treatment. Now I al Breast Cancer Awareness ees. 'We promise that high level am cancer-free. I thank God for caregivers and the first line of protection from month by dedicating the re- of care to everyone in our com- the Jackson Memorial breast modeled Roberta Orlen Chap- munity, regardless of their abil- center and its staff.* lin Digital Breast Imaging Cen- ity to pay.' During October, Jackson will alcohol and other drug use.
ter at the Taylor Breast Health Breast cancer survivor Rosa offer mammogram screenings Center. Due to donation from Arias Yapur, 34, credits the and free beauty makeovers at roeInrutno ipn
philanthropists Harvey and breast center at Jackson Memo- Jackson Memorial Hospital, For m or o oi
Roberta Chaplin, the facility is rial for saving her life. The first Jackson South Community y o r hea&lynd ho -w
totally digital, providing physi- time mother shared her story Hospital and Jackson North wy from lohol & other dn WW
cans with easier and faster ac- during the ceremony, with her Medical Center. Reservations pow VIt US ,t
cess to images. It has also been husband and daughter by her are required for a limited numrenovated with more comfort- side. Three months after having ber of mammograms for women able features for patients. her first child, Yapur noticed age 40 and older. Most insur'Only here at Jackson can we blood streaming from one of her ance plans are accepted. For wba deliver the cutting-edge care nipples. She then discovered a Please turn to JHS 6B

Mammograms &Makeovers: W

It's October, and that means we're focusing on breast health in the4
community. We invite you to schedule a screening mammogiam and
enjoy a F E MAKEOV appetizers and lemonade (pink, of course).
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Millions of poor are left uncovered by health law
8V Sabrina Teverrilse stuck between people with working poor are in those
and Robert Gebeloff slightly higher incomes who states. Among those excluded
will qualify for federal subsidies 4are about 435,000 cashiers,
A sweeping national effort to on the new health exchanges 341,000 cooks and 253,000
extend health coverage to mil- that went live this week, and ',nurses' aides.
lions of Americans will leave those who are poor enough to "The irony is that these
out two-thirds of the poor qualify for Medicaid in its cur- states that are rejecting Medicblacks and single mothers and rent form, which has income adepnin-mn fte
more than half of the low-wage ceilings as low as $11 a day in Soten-are the very places
workers who do not have insur- *some states. where the concentration of povance, the very inds of people People shopping for insur- erty and lack of health insurthat the program was intended ance on the health exchanges ance are the most acute" said
to help, according to an analy- are already discovering this Dr. H, Jack Geiger, a founder
sis of census data by The New bitter twist. oftecomntyhathcne
York Tmes. "How can somebody in pov- model.
Because they live in states erty not be eligible for subsi-, iisterpuliosha
largely controlled by Repub- dies?" an unemployed health have i theighs bourdeins ofhill
licans that have declined to care worker in Virginia asked ness and costs to the entire
participate in a vast expan- through tears. health care system."
sion of Medicaid, the medi- The woman, who identifiedThdsportnaeiac cal insurance program for the herself only as Robin L. be- one ipoopcksintues theac
poor, they are among the eight cause she does not want po- --Photo: James Patterson prickly issue of race into the almillion Americans who are tential employers to know she Claretha Briscos, eft, of Hollandale, Miss,, with family. She earns too much to qualify for ready Politically charged atmoimpoverished, uninsured and is down on her luck, thought Medicaid but not enough to get subsidies on the new health exchange. sphere around the health care
ineligible for help. The federal she had run into a computer law. Race was rarely, if ever,
government will pay for the ex- problem when she went on- fect so she could get coverage. I go back there?" she asked. *it sion are home to about half mentioned in the state-level pansion through 2016 and no line Tuesday and learned she Before she lost her job and her might involve me living in my of the country's population, debates about the Medicaid exless than 90 percent of costs in would not qualify, house and had to move in with car. I don't know. I might con- but about 68 percent of poor, pansion. But the issue courses
later years. At 55, she has high blood her brother in Virginia, she sider it." uninsured Blacks and single just below the surface, civil
Those excluded will be pressure, and she had been lived in, Maryland, a state that The 26 states that have re- mothers. About 60 percent rights leaders say, pointing to stranded without insurance, waiting for the law to take ef- is expanding Medicaid. "Would jected the Medicaid expan- of the country's uninsured the pattern of exclusion.

Thle week in health: 5 things yo u must know ACA helps'cancer patients

By Him Painter FLU SEASON MAY OR MAY EXERCISE REALLY IS toms that plague many women lACA could keep or obtain insurance
NOT BE HERE. We don't know, MEDICINE. That idea has in the early menopausal years. continued from 313 through their employers or go
The first week of October had NBC News reports, because the been around for a while, but but not for trying to prevent the through state exchanges being
some big health news. Here's folks who keep track of such it got some impressive scien- long-term ills of aging.Frms also receive free counseling set up to provide subsidized what you need to know: things at the federal Centers tific support from a new study women, risks outweigh benefits and testing for mutations in coverage.
OBAMACARE 1S HERE. Ac- for Disease Control and Preven- that showed exercise worked when the medications are tak the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes. The mandate is also intended tually, parts of the Affordable tion are on furlough, thanks at least as well as drugs to pre- en for years at a time, the re- Woen i moreion arefely to develop cot ovxaers harsthae Care Act have been going tit ef- to the government shutdown. vent early death in people who searchers say. brmest caner -iaefto hevgh- board. t tapyrds anrs incefect over many months, but this The shutdown, which ironi- had already had heart attacks THERE'S A POOP PILL. You bratcne-afcthg- ordItpvisannewas the week that the center- cally enough is linked to argu- or strokes. 'The most powerful may think this is pill you would lighted by actress Angelina Jo- tive for insurance companies to piece health exchanges online ments over the new health care thing you can do for your health never agree to take, but if you lie's double mastectomy earlier cover the sickest and poorest sites where uninsured Amen- law, may be endangering the is to become active,* one expert ever come down with aybdacse. patients by gaining a wider pool
cans could shop for health coy- nation's health in other ways told USA TODAY. So don't be of a gzut ifconkwnaCs- Women facing genetic tests of healthy people to offset the erage opened for business. As from keeping kids out of cancer surprised if a doctor soon offers tidium difficile, you may think ranging up to $4,000 and other cost of chronic illness. In addiyou may have heard, there were trials to side-lining fosaeytwrtyuanxrcepe.dfrnlyThtsbasehe costs associated with breast tion, the ACA offers tax credits
some glitches, not only on open- inspectors. s-p-,n alentv1ssmtigcle cancer won't have to worry to help small businesses proing day but through the week, THE TRUTH ABOUT "OR- a fecal transplant and it's exact- about annual or lifetime spend- vide health insurance for their
as the web sites failed to keep .MONKS? ITS11 COMPUICAT- ly what it sounds like. The poop 1ing limits, beginning in 2014. employees.
up with demand. Those techni- ED. The most complete' results pills are still in development but A key and controversial com- A major problem for Blacks
cal glitches will soon be gone ytfrom the landmark Women's they worked quite welinms ponent of the health plan is the and poor residents will be a gap
and forgotten, some experts tell Health Initiative were published of the first few people who tried J individual mandate,- requiring in coverage, because at least
USA TODAY But the week may and they showed that post- them, a Canadian researcher citizens who can afford insur- two dozen states have opted out
have one lasting legacy: Maybe menopausal hormone therapy says. ance to maintain basic cover- of the expansion of Medicaid to
a few more Amnericans, now ac_ comes with a complex mix or age or pay a penalty. People uninsured adults under 65.
tually know what Obamacare risks and benefits. depending *'______is. Jimm~y Kimmel managed to on a woman's age and health,
find some lingering confusion But the researchers are sticking
on the matter when he asked with a fairly simple bottom line:
a few citizens about it the Hormones are OK for treating.
other day. hot flashes and other sympCampaign shows girls true beauty

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what their buttocks looked like police commissioner or the first
are afraid of being fat, that girls' in jeans. black female president, said in
self-esteem drops at age 12 and 'I think being a woman in this an interview on Monday that
does not improve until 20, and society, it's sort of impossible to some of her friends asked her that that is tied to negative not be aware of the pressures if they were pretty. *1 say you're body image. there are around appearance, beautiful even if somebody
The campaign was conceived around weight, around trying tells you you're not,* she said.
by an aide to Mr. Bloomberg, Sa- to always look a certain way.* "You have to keep your head
mantha Levine, 38, the mayor's Levine said. up, don't let anybody bring you
deputy press secretary, who is The idea so resonated among down.*
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SURVIVAL Imperative, we know that Black EXERCISE ited from a parent, the cancer
continued from 7B women have not benefited from continued from 713oieysas
the advances in breast cancer A small percentage of women,
of breast cancer than white research and new technolo- times more common among including Angelina Jolie, "have
women, (U.S. Cancer Statistics gies. women Please turn to than men. genes that put them at a very
Working Group. United States It is our mission to raise This is likely because men have high lifetime risk," Patel says.
Cancer Statistics: 1999-2006 questions, seek understand- less of the female hormones es- Jolie opted for a preventative
Incidence and Mortality www. ing, and call attention to what trogen and progesterone, which double mastectomy after learncdc~gov/uscs). is happening to Black women, can promote breast cancer cell ing that she carried a mutation
Through our advocacy, growth, the group says. in a gene called BRCA1, which
WHAT BLACK WOMEN policy and national and com- A woman's risk of developing gave her an 87 percent chance
NEED TO KNOW? munity-based initiatives, we breast cancer increases as she of breast cancer,
Breast cancer tends to appear are working to make eliminat- gets older About one in eight The mast common cause of
in Black women at a younger ing breast cancer disparities U.S. women (12 percent) will hereditary breast cancer is
age and in more advanced among young Black women a develop invasive breast cancer an inherited mutation in the
forms. In fact, Black women Black women are more lkely to dl' breast cancer, public health priority. We do during their lifetime, the cancer BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes, the
are two times more likely to above non-Hispanic white women, Hispanic/Latina, American this by: society says. cancer society Bays. Women
develop triple negative breast Indian/Alaska native, and AsIan-AmerIcan/PacifIc Islander Educating women on the A large part of breast cancer 'with thosei" genes',;n4 be cancer, an aggressive form of groups. importance of early detection risk is determined by women's thinking of more intensive
the disease which has fewer and quick diagnosis lifetime exposure to estrogen, ways of reducing their risk,
effective treatment options. cealed by dense breast tissue have any new breast mass or Promoting routine breast Patel says. Your risk increases McTiernan says. "They need to Triple-negative breast cancers or by the overlap of normal lump checked by a health care self-exam (BSE) and clinical if you begin your period early,. be talking to a specialist." tend to grow and spread more breast structures, professional experienced in di- breast exam (CBE) if you go through menopause But breast cancer that isn't
quickly than most other types Many women with early agnosing breast diseases. *Advocating for screening late, if you have fewer children linked to genes appears to be
of breast cancer. We also are breast cancer have no symp- Other signs may include: guidelines that are responsive or if you have them later in life, connected to lifestyle and enviknown to have denser breast, toms. That is why it is so o Swelling of all or part of the to the needs of Black women Those are considered non-mod- ronment, she says. Her studies one of the strongest predictors crucial to get screened before breast o Advocating for increased ifiable risk factors, she says. show that weight loss and exerof risk for breast cancer and symptoms have a chance to Skin irritation or dimpling access to new screening tools About five percent to 10 per- cising regularly combined have also is a known factor limiting appear. However, the most Pain in the breast or nipple and quality diagnosis and cent of breast cancer cases are the most impact on improving the sensitivity of a screening common sign of breast cancer Thickening of the nipple or treatment services thought to be hereditary, re- the biomarkers, including esmammogram. is a new lump or mass, breast Advocating and supporting sulting directly from gene de- trogen and insulin, for breast
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and interpret than those of breast cancers can be tender, WHAT THE IMPERATIVE Building leadership in
less dense breasts. soft, or rounded. For this rea- IS DOING communities to address breast B a k w m nfg tt u vv
A small cancer can be con- son, it is important that you At the Black Women's Health health disparities .........WOMEN cancer subtype compared with
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EXAMS changed slightly from past rec- all lumps should be investigat- rector of breast imaging at the more likely to have the hard- to die from the basal-like subcontinued rom 71 ommendations, as evidence ed in a timely manner. Taylor Breast Health Center! to-treat triple-negative breast type and 2.4 times more likely
has shown that these tech- Your physician may order Roberto Orlen Chaplin Digital cancer subtype and had a lower to die from the HER2-enriched your right hand to feel your niques have increased a wom- imaging studies, such as a Breast Imaging Center at Jack- likelihood of having the lumi- subtype. breast tissue. an's ability to find abnormali- mammograms or ultrasound ex- son Memorial Hospital. She nal A subtype, which tends to "African-Americans with
The American Cancer Society ties. amination. or elect to follow the specializes in mammography, be the most treatable subtype breast cancer appeared to have
also recommends that women If you notice a lump or problem clinically, breast ultrasound, breast MRI 1of breast cancer and has the a poorer prognosis regardless
stand in front of a mirror, with change in the breast that is For more information on and breast interventional pro- best prognosis,- study author of subtype," Kroenke said. "It their hands pressed on their Persistent over one or two Jackson Health System's breast cedures, and also participates Candyce Kroenke, a research seems from our data that the hips, and look at your breasts menstrual cycles, schedule an health services or to make an in clinical research in breast scientist at Kaiser Permanente, black/white breast ,cancer for any changes in size, shape, appointment with a healthcare appointment for a mammo- imaging. A national leader in said in an association news re- survival difference cannot be contour, or dimpling, or red- professional experienced in di- gram, call 305-585-6000. For the field of breast imaging, Dr. lease. explained entirely by variable
ness or scaliness of the nipple agniosing breast diseases, such information on breast self- Romilly has published numer- Kroenke and her colleagues breast cancer subtype diagnoor breast skin. Women should as your primary care physician examinations, including dia- ous studies in medical journals found, however, that lower sur- sis." also examine each underarm or OB/GYN. grams on how to do them, visit and is involved in developing vival among black patients was Data and conclusions prefor lumps by slightly raising it Don't panic, but don't ignore the American Cancer Society guidelines for breast health in consistent across breast can- sented at meetings typically so you can easily feel the area- it- Most lumps found in the online at wwwcrancerorg, the United States. She can be cer subtypes. Black patients are considered preliminary unThese procedures for do- breast are benign, meaning Radiologist Ada Patricia Ro- contacted at promilly(',-ijhsmi- 'were 2.3 times more Likely to til published in apeer-rmvewed
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writer dedicated to perfecting his craft playwrights like Eugene O'Neil, esFences"pusheslo a for the theater. As an ifiterracWild sa Widlams, Arthuir AMiler ad Lorraine,
of a family of six children raised mostly Hanaberry is a testament to his inherent Black theater group by his Black mother in an economically- brilliance and hard work. .. depressed neighborhood in Pittsburgh, he Beginning Wed., Oct. 16 and continuing
76- new heights dropped out of high school at 16 became through Sun., Nov. 3, the African Anmiof racial hostility and a less than chal- can Performing Arts Coamunity Theatre Byv D. Kvin MeNir lenging curriculum.' But he continued AAPACT, 6161 NW 22 Ave.], founded
BAnermia mitmK to educate himself, reading the works of by Miami native Teddy Harrell, Jr., will
Black authors/poets that included Ralph bring Wilson's 'Fence" for which he August ilson, the late, prolific Black Ellison, Richard Wright, Langston Hughes garnered his first Pulitzer to the stage. *
pawright who snagged not one but and Arna Bontemps. The fact that he Harrell says it's an honor to be doing two Pulitzer Prizes for Drama was a would rise to the heights of American Please turn to F3C83 SC ra

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By Gia Kouras terpart of the short film), Sidi Larbi
Cherkaoui's "Faun," a retelling of a
The fifth and final program of Nijinsky's "Afternoon of a Faun," this year's Fall for Dance Festival had that touch and more. (At least was like a day at the cinema: the the more part made me laugh.) dancing equivalent of a short film, In their attempt to copulate a a two cartoons and, at long last, a *sequence of spread-legged, intermovie. The program, presented on locking poses the dancers James Friday at City Center, got off to a O'Hara and Daisy Phillips looked ponderous start with a work that as if they were reproducing the unhad its origins as a Sadler's Wells derwater scenes from the 1980 film London production. While that con- "Blue Lagoon." nection doesn't automatically mean With his floppy blond curls and clunker, there are trademarks to high-waisted trunks, O'Hara was such imports: ever-torquing limbs an especially rubbery woodland Mebesofth lvn eoAmr can da:nrTeatohm
drama he made much of a fluid spine, performing Rennie Harris's work "Home" at the final proThe program's opener (the coun- Please turn to HIP-HOP 3C gram of the Fall for Dance festival at City Center.

Art Loft show enters

second lovely season

Kalyn James: A welcome voice for S. FL
Miami Times staff report perienced TV journalist, voice over
talent and to date the only Black to
The second season of Art Loft on win the title of Miss Alabama. WPBT kicked off last week as South A native of Mobile (AL), James Florida enters into a season of arts has carved out her own niche in the and cultural events and initiatives, efforts to establish a platform for Art Loft is a weekly 30-minute art people who follow fashion, arts and program that showcases local and entertainment. national artists, openings, installa- "Wonderful things are happening tions, performances and art organi- here and I am proud to be a small zations that are positioning South part of making sure our community Florida as an emerging leader in knows all about it," James said. the world of art. The show's host is Art Loft can be seen every Tuesj lifestyle guru Kalyn James an ex- day at 7:30 p.m.




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it fantastic success. The fol- Rev. Shedrick Gilbert, Barlowing women took an active bara Patterson, Marjorie Jurors defend verdict
part in its success: Bethany Wake-Sharpe, Leanora Bry- J Addison, Rochelle Allen, ant, Frances Brown, Louise in M ichael Jakson
Ellen Bethel, Contstance Cleare, Earl Carroll, WilMiamians were saddened Happyl Happyl Collie-Blackman,Quinn helmina S. Welch, Thomas Alison Takods
to hear of the recent death May you contin- Fisher, Bernadette Ingra- Nottage, Freddie "Jabbo"
of A. Janie Henderson ue to enjoy all of your birth- ham, Eva Johnson, Jus- Johnson, Herbert Rhodes, Jurors in the Michael
Reeves, the mother of The days tina M. Brown, Margaret Winston Scarella, Marcus Jackson wrongful death trial
Miami Times's publisher, Ra- Congratulations to Mal- Moncur, Cecily S. New- Terrell, Thedore Moss, Bar- defended their verdict last
chel J. Reeves. The funer- vern Mathis, the newly- bold, Anna Pratt, Elestine bara Kee, Gladys Moss, Ce- Wednesday, explaining why
al was held last Thursday. elected president of "Daugh- Allen, Donna A. Turner, cil Stanley Newbold III and they rejected claims that AEG
Deepest sympathy to Rachel ters of the King" at St. Agnes Elizabeth Blue, Fredricka Wellie Neal. Live was negligent in hiring
in her great loss and her son Episcopal Church. Welcome Fisher, Eddrea Goodmond, Very sorry to have heard Conrad Murray, the doctor
Garth, who lost his beloved madam president. Leome Chanel Jackson, Fitzhugh of the death of the mother who killed Jackson with a
grandmother. S. Culmer served as the for- Johnson, Florence Mon- of Barbara Coleman-Bur- drug overdose,
Sorry I missed your birth- mer president. Well done thy cur, Robin Moncur, Dr. Gay roughs and mother-in-law Jurors stressed that legal
day bash last weekend good and faithful servant. Outler, Audrey Strachan, of Dr. Roland Burroughs instructions led them to
Fredericka D. Wanza but Speaking of our "Daugh- and Sheryl Troutman. of New York City. Virginia absolve the concert promoter
it couldn't he helped. Heard ters of the King," St. Cece- Get well wishes and prayers Coleman died last Monday. of liability in Jackson's death. how fabulous last Saturday lia's ECW Chapter's 26th go out to the following sick Sympathy to the Coleman They were asked to answer MICHAE MCKSON,
and Sunday were for you. annual prayer breakfast was and shut-ins: Leila O'Berry, and Burroughs family. questions accessing the
defendant's wrongdoing and of an overdose of the surgical
felt the phrasfng supported anesthetic propofol, which
Actor growing into larger-than-life A ijury voted 10 Murray claimed h was using
A that AEG was not negligent to treat the singer's insomBy A lg Soski played a bodyguard, fries and a turkey club our hands. But I never went to in hiring the doctor. As a noa.
intesowsNwsaceoqieaals aboiggm result, the jury did not have A jury found Murray guilty
in the show's New stacked not quite as tall as a boxing gym. to move forward answering of involuntary manslaughter
Ray Fisher wouldn't call Jersey tryout, makes a Midtown high rise. These When this play had its de- addition queries, some of in Jackon's 2011 criminal
himself 'the greatest' or "the his New York debut as n are excerpts from the con- but at Princeton's McCarter w i e es same o i an' 2011 cr
prettiest.' Asked to cho6se a the young Ali, a role versation. Theater you had a small role h plaintiff rently finishing up a two-year
superlative, the 26-year-old that required him to Q. Did you know much as a Nation of Islam body- The lawsuit, filed by Kath- sentence in jail.
actor friendly of face, huge transform his body, about All before guard. Now you're the lead.
of bicep bashfully settles on his voice, the play? How did you prepare? er's three hildr n bosg-t to Vin Obertoeyefro
.most dedicated.* even the gap A. Not too much. I started eating anything I Certre hlde, Lve to prison in October two years
You can see that dedication between his I knew afloat like could get my hands on. I was w e ther E s Live a ha io hd du o
eight times a week in Will Pow- front teeth. a butterfly, sting eating steaks for breakfast. wa resonsible for her son's good bhao and sysoverer's aFetch Clay, Make Man," at Alexis So- like a bee.' I'd seen Protein drinks on top of that. mt She arged that the ficled ai systehi
New York Theater Workshop. loski spoke to clips of him boxing. Ali never lifted weights. But he thomoter hi ay toube Jomkson dou w-b"_e o be
Didyo bo a hd anauralybigerfrme the singer's physician without comeback tou *sset tobeSet in 1965, the drama fiction- fisl*1 at the ,. Did you box as had a naturally bigger frame scoring wheth Ier he was gin .in London '.in the summer
alizes the unlikely relationship theater oor a' a kid? than I did, so in order for me Ait o tjob Jackson did of 2009.
between the boxer Muham- &quick meal':- When I was to get to his size I had to lift to b, ndf2
mad All and the Hollywood a tub of soul, a. younger we would slap bench presses, curls, squats,
star 4" Fetchit. Fisher, who mound of French box on the street, throw Please turn to ALI 5C c su df r

....k shows howrartists can impact politics heart attack healing
to jump some five feet into the age three and was 'confidently tunities that were available for aywBETNiws ued from iC air as a weapon for social aware of her genius." As a mem- the three women about whom
justice. ber of the progressive Cafe So- she writes. I found that highly Little Richard ison the mend, recovering from heart atDinah Washington. It was a Ann Lane Petry was born ciety, she 'saw Black music as interesting and I loved the his- tack he recetifly suffered. The legendary rock '' roll pioneer
great time and place, if you into a well-established and the deepest expression of Black tory behind the stories, but I revealed the health scare to Cee Lo Green during an interwere an artist or musician. highly-educated Connecticut history,' and used it to support also thought this book was oc- viewataRecordingAcademyfundraiserinsidetheWHotel but it was "no utopia" because family in 1908. Her father was her ideals including an at- casionally rather dry and repe- in Atlanta. Sharing the incident with Green and a crowd of of Jim Crow laws, segregation a pharmacist, her mother was tempt at creating an all-female titious. I wanted liveliness from over a 100, the 80-year-old admitted that he didn't know he and social inequality, a chiropodist and they wanted interracial band, something al- these women's lives and that was having a heart attack at first.
Born in the Caribbean, dan- Ann to follow in the family foot- most unheard-of in the 1940s. often seemed to be lacking. I 01 was coughing and my right arm was aching,* er Pearl Primus Ia')irat4 SDtksteps she had other ideas: Though it's filled with plenty think there's something in here Richard said, 'I told my son, 'Make the room as wYork asach i "3 as a 'bookish, chubby child,' of important history both for music fans. cold i.'o turned the air conditioning
-hever experienced the:kind she had always wanted to be a of the national and of the en- There's something in this on and I took a baby aspirin.' ;aw hat was common in writer. Harlem, for Petry, was tcrtainmcnt kind 'Htarlem book for political historians, As it turns out, taking the medicine
the South in the 1940s, she a great place to find inspira- Nocturne" isn't a book for ev- too, but I wouldn't say this is a was a tremendous help. was aware of it. Believing that tion for stories that might affect erybody. Author Farah Jasmine book you'd read for fun. Still, if 'The doctor told me that saved my dance was 'a means of contrib- a change in racial inequality, Griffin takes readers for a stroll you want to learn more about Ife, he continued,: crediting his faith uting to the ongoing struggle," particularly for Black women. down the streets of Harlem, in- women and the roots of social with making it through the medical Primus used her talents in- Mary Lou Williams started side smoky jazz joints and past justice, 'Harlem Nocturne' will emergency. Jesus had something for eluding the astounding ability singing and playing piano at the kind of educational oppor- make you dance. me. He brought me- through.'
'God talked to me the other night," the
YY '1ntti Fruit' singer added later In the inter"Fences" showcases talents of local Black artists. I'm at8easol
.... ofplying I'malmost' 81 years old. ,
FENCES Maxson [Larry Robinson] is that while Wilson's contribu- Vaughn, Charles Bonamy, Rod- Without God, I woulddt be here.'
continued from IC a restless trash collector and tions remain both relevant and crick Randall and Lara Storm. Although he appears to be.on the
a former Negro League base- profound, not enough people For information go to www. road to recovery, Richard traveled to Wilson for a small theater com- ball star. He represents Blacks' in South Florida are familiar or call 305-456- the event in a tour bus Oufitte d with pany.' But he's clearly being struggle for justice and fair with his works. But he hopes to 0287. a hospital bed,
modest, given the amount of treatment in the 1950s and is a change that. work that goes into successful- man who feels he was "born at 'Perhaps it's just a sign of the ly putting on any of Wilson's 10 the wrong time." times but now you have to add
plays, often referred to as his His wife, Rose [Carolyn John- 'stage play' to the end of Wil"Century Cycle." son] must not only contend son's plays in order for some to
"It's a beast of a work and to with her husband's frustrations know it's a live production," he portray the main characters, and anger but also his infidelity said.
Troy and Rose, is a major un- that leads to a son whom she "Many Black companies are A
dertaking for any actor," he eventually agrees to raise. leaning towards producing the said. "Wilson writes in a way 'I could work with Carolyn more comedic shows with a A R V U I A
that is repetitious and all of his time and time again," Harrell Christian theme. We wanted to A words are very important. But said. "She was amazing in "King bring something that is as sighe is a poet first so you've got Hedley II" [another Wilson play nificant to the Black commuto get into a rhythm when deliv- that AAPACT produced and nity as "A Raisin in the Sun.' ering his lines. We have a cast last year in "The Amen Corner." Wilson's characters breathe S O 1 2 7 P
that is capable of making Wil- And Larry brings as much to essence into the whole Black son proud." the role as James Earl Jones American experience. And Ai14 3I
did when 'Fences" first pre- 'Fences" is without question, a
THE STORY AND THE CAST miered on Broadway." great American play written by
'Fences" explores the life and Harrell, who serves as AA- a Black American."
relationships of the Maxson PACT's producing artistic di- The cast is rounded out
family. The protagonist, Troy rector and directs the play, says by Andre' L. Gainey, Darryl
Hip-Hop dancing goes mainstream.

HIP-HOP lip-syncing to 'All of Me" five They could have been mother
continued from iC dancers bombarded us with and son.
feigned effervescence, essen- Rennie Harris's 'Home," a
Phillips, her listless hair braid- tially sucking the joy right out hip-hop work performed by Aled haphazardly and wearing an of the dance. It was "Glee" for yin Ailey American Dance Theunflattering top that bunched adults. ater, demonstrated the most
at her waist by the otherwise ex- Mercifully, wit and choreo- sophisticated dancing of the cellent designer Hussein Cha- graphic inventiveness emerged night (the film). After so much layan, appeared with her arms in the second half, beginning nonsense, it was a relief to see stretched exaggeratedly behind with Lea Ballets Trockadero a nonpresentational work in her back. She had little to offer de Monte Carlo's "Black Swan" which the cast members, led by beyond her acrobatic contor- pa de deux (the other cartoon). the veteran Matthew Rushing, tions, but it hardly helped that This all-male company, revered was transported to a different her entrance marked a shift for giving ballet a comedic twist sort of dance universe. They in the music, from Debussy to while performing the steps with performed only for themselves. a New Age-sounding score by integrity, put Fall for Dance Harris's hazy, clublike setNitin Sawhney. Where's a mas- back on track. ting came alive with snaky
sage table when you need it? Yakatarina Verbosovich rhythmic steps and intertwinMore playful but just as dis- (Chase Johnsey) played the ing choreographic patterns. As Greegrar i BllK j TI TU
heartening was Richard Sic- black swan Odile with fero- they bounced along to house ~~ rebr~argB n Jm a i
gal's 'O2,JOY" (the first cartoon) cious bite, and Innokenti and gospel music, splicing in B~ADI. """ ;'" performed by Bodytraffic, a Los Smoktumuchsky's miniature and out of each other, the dan- STLE
Angeles company formed by Prince Siegfried, performed by era created a majestic, pulsat- -. ..' SIL cifi. bank"
Lillian Barbeito and Tina Fin- Carlos Hopuy, a Cuban dancer ing elasticity onstage. It was a ., ,.....
kelman Berkett. In this slight with soaring elevation and the long journey, but a fitting end. UBtBLk~nte .,, mm ORfll*11 HISB )RN MIAMI !bt iamiaitt
work set to jazz music one right amount of timid bcwil- Harris and the Aley company low point was Andrew Wojtal's derment, just made you giggle, brought dance home.

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Debate continues for Common Core


By Ashley Montgomery dards outline what students ready being implemented into Last Monday, he signed an should be able to have more local school districts to make should know at each grade schools throughout the State executive order calling for control. sure that policies and praclevel and were created by the of Florida. three public hearings and new "It's politics that needs to tices meet the standards.
The back and forth debates National Governors Asso- In contrast, the Obama safeguards for student data. get out of education," she said. "A national standard is the
of how the national Com- ciation. So far the standards administration and former He continues to say that he "National requirements would reasonable thing to do," she
mon Core standards should have been approved in 45 Republican Governor Jeb Bus opposes "federal intrusion," ensure that students are get- said. "We are a mobile society
be established are still going states, including Florida and [Florida] support the Common and believes that higher stan- ting the kind of education and so employers across the strong. From aggressive tea the District of Columbia. Core. dards will "pay off in a global necessary to succeed." nation need to be able to rely
party groups to conservative More than 30 tea party They believe that the new economy." According to Nichson, par- on the fact that if you have
moms, people are speaking members and parent orga- standards will ensure that Miami native and communi- ents and teachers with whom a high school diploma that
out about a bill that could halt nizations made their way students nationwide receive ty advocate, Doretha Nichson, she has spoken, believe that means you have acquired the Florida's involvement in the to the nation's capitol last a high-quality education. FL 80, believes that the teachers the Common Core is good for basic academic skills, no matCommon Core standards. Wednesday to lobby against Governor Rick Scott remains and administration of Miami- students, However, its imple- ter from what state you may
The Common Core stan- benchmarks that are al- ambiguous on his position. Dade County Public Schools mentation should be left to have graduated,"

teachers praise new standards

4for classroom learning in poll

Some states hesitant to embrace
Common Core
By Greg Topo to replace the USA's patchwork of state standards in
A large majority of K-12 math and reading, with goals
teachers say that new learn- that emphasize critical think. ing standards now being ing and a more thorough
implemented in most states understanding of a few key
itwill improve students' think- topics.
FM U, ing skills, a new survey sug The National Governors J.
gests. Association and the Council
S n e dIonalfair ndangA poll of more than 20,000 of Chief State School Officers
Students lead education r on dagers teachers, out today from the in 2009 launched the effort.
children's publisher Scho- All states except for Alaska,
of texting and driving
lastic Inc., finds that about Nebraska, Texas and Virginia
Miami Times staff report three-fourths of teachers quickly signed on, helped in
think the standards known part by President Obama,
With the variety of different campaigns around the world advo- as Common Core will improve who tied 'college and careercating no texting and driving, Florida Memorial University [FMUi students' abilities to reason ready standards" to billions --Ptoto: John Partipi0o AP
joins The Florida Department of Transportation [FDOTJ in its and think critically. Only of dollars in federal grants. A crowd listens to a legislative hearing on the Common "Put It Down' awareness campaign. : eight percent say Common Conservatives such as Re- Core education standards Sept. 19 in Nashville. Speakers
FDOT is sponsoring a 'Don't Text and Drive' educational fair Core will have a negative publican South Carolina Gov. explained the standards, described as a state-led effort on Wednesday, Oct. 9 from 10 a-m. to 2 p.m- at FMU's Robinson impact on the classroom as Nikki Haley said this made Circle. This event is seeks to change the dangerous and deadly schools retool to comply with Common Core all but obliga- to provide students with critical thinking, problem solvbehavior of testing while driving. The event will also inform the the new standards. tory. Haley last year said the ing and strong writing skills they need to help prepare
public on the texting ban that took effect on October 1. The viola- Common Core is designed Please turn to POLL SC them for college and global competition in the workforce. tion will be a secondary offense and has little exceptions.
Alongside with FMU, AT&T and American Automobile Association will be bringing out their distracted driving simulators U ..e a ab rr sigs
that give a video game effect of texting while driving. The City of
Miami Gardens Police Department, Verizon Wireless and Florida t uaa.,ersxlaiin
Highway Patrol will also be in attendance promoting their safety H t o Baal. the
facing trouble ratings agency, cited the
meas...s....................troubled university hospiSsBy Tamar Lewi While some of the uni- tal, management issues,
rversity's problems were an enrollment dip and the
StudyAfter months of known, the resignation effects of federal budget
rifts and a came as a surprise be- cuts, especially sequestram trustee meeting last cause Dr. Ribeau, 65, who tion.
: weekend, Sidney A. had held the office for five Those same problems
By Your Black World Staff Blogger Medicine says that young peo- :Ribeau, the president of years, signed a contract were cited by the vice
pie who experience racism or Howard University, over the summer that chairwoman of the board,
Ask most adults and they can racist treatment are more likely : B announced last extended his term through Renee Higginbotham- i
probably recount an instance to struggle with mental health : Tuesday that he the spring of 2015. Brooks, who warned in a
of blatant or subversive racism. issues such as depression and : would resign at But recently, there have letter to trustees in April
the end of been signs of trouble., that the unvesity was in
Equipped with life experiences anxiety as both children and +U-the e of + ent sins of tue. tht heriuniv tr ity
and coping mechanisms, most later as teens. .teya.Ls otUS es srostobe
adults are able to deal with The report's lead researcher, : and World Report ranked 'Howard will not be her
racism in ways that are healthy Naomi Priest, of the University : Howard 142 among in three yer if we don't
and non-destructive, of Melbourne in Australia stat- : American universities, make some crucialdcciA new study is suggesting ed that, "The review showed : down 22 places from the siens now,' she wrote. -,
that the youngest victims of there are strong and consistent : previous year a blow In June, the university's
racism may have a difficult relationships between racial for a ,university that long academic deans charged
time understanding and pro- discrimination and a range ranked among the nation's that the institution was
ceasing someone disliking or of detrimental health out- -1 top 100. plagued with fiscal miseven hating them because of comes such as low self-esteem, Howard's credit rat- management, and sought
the color of their skin, reduced resilience, incresed "ing was downgraded last the dismissal of the chief
A report in Social Science & Please turn to RACISM 6c month as well, from A3 Please turn to RINU SC

Education standards continue to cause stir

Common Core proposal is loved and Are the standards already vague. Common Core requires **part of my children' a shool- students to learn math, readhaey tm n ewl tl a e ork? ing and writing at a deeperr
hate y t ma y p opl stil h venYes, Florida's public schools level of mastery.' That means*
heard f itare phasing in the new stan- less focus on rote memoriza dards and plan to have them tion and more on problemBy Leie Postal of the most common Common fully in place by the 2014-15 solving and reading more Middle School
Core qu*estions. school year. complex texts. Admission Open House
Common Core may be the What is Common Core? Why did Florida adopt Why is that better?
most controversial education Common Core is a set of ac- Common Core? Didn't we Common Core advocates Wedlnesday, October 18th at 3:30pm
issue you know nothing about. ademic standards spelling out already have standards? say more rigorous standards It's been trashed on radio talk what students should learn in Yes, Florida had its own mean higher expectations for Ransom Everglades School
shows and touted in speeches, language arts and math from language-arts and math stan- students -- and more students Upper School Campus
and it will be the subject of kindergarten to 12th grade. dards (plus standards for sc-i- will leave high school ready 3575' Main Highway in Coconut Grove three public hearings across The standards have been ad- ence, social studies and other for college or decent-paying the state this month, Yet 55 opted by 45 states, including subjects). State educators say jobs. They also argue common RSVP Requlred by Monday, October 14th percent of parents are clueless Florida. Educators use these the Common Core standards standards across many states rto 305.250.8875
about the nationwide initia- standards to create courses, are similar to but better than will better position American
tive, a recent poll showed. select textbooks and devise Florida's current ones, which students in a globacl economy.
Here are answers to some lessons, they describe as sometimes Please turn to EDUCATION 5C -

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Nary a twerk of controversy for 'SNL' host Miley
By In Manfield Hannah Montana ("She was par ody video about the govern- dressed much more consermurdered"). ment shutdown. Other sketches vatively for her powerhouse
If you expected twerking Other than tin opening skit featured her as Hillary Clinton performance of Wrecking Ball from Miley Cyrus during her about her VMAs performance in an MTV miniseries, a hip- than she did in her music video, Saturday Night Live gig, you causing the end of America, hop-obsessed high-school stu- wearing a sheer sports jersey were sorely disappointed. Cyrus, who was both the show's dent, a sullen morning-show that revealed a black two-piece
'Now that white people are host and musical guest, mostly anchor and Scarlett Johans- when backlit. She switched into doing it, it seems kind of lame, steered clear of controversy, son doing a screen test for Fifty a white outfit though still Cyrus said during a mono- like last week's online exchange Shades of Grey. with see-through elements 4
logue that addressed her per- with Sinead 0'Connor. She did, Cyrus kept the commentary for a poignant version of We formance on the MTV Video however, play a slutty Michele and controversy out of her two Can't Stop, accompanied by Music Awards and the fate of Bachmann in a We Can't Stop musical performances. She three acoustic guitars.

call 305-621-2751 or 786- Call 786-399-4726. /
223-163.E Helping Every Living
N Southern Cross Person Inc., H.E.L.P. Is In
Astronomical Society and need of volunteers to work at Twerking has entered "iame" territory, Miley Cyrus. the Fruit & Spice Park the Sun Life Stadium for the
0 Omega Psi Phi Restaurant In Hialeah. Invite astronomy buffs to 2013 football events and will
Fraternity members from Call 954-435-5391. the Fall Star Party (Hunter's provide community service i h rp o d t l vl
South are making plans for a 0 Booker T. Washington 7 p.m. at the Fruit & Spice (high school or college) that ALwolbepud reunion. Call 305-623-7991. Class of 1967 meets every Park, 24801 SW 187 Avenue Is at least 16 years of age. cotiue wrm3 ore aprd in"Ftc
third Sat., 7 p.m., at the In Homestead. Admission Is Volunteers will be provided continue frmyeore aplearn ino"Ftlh
0 Range Park Is offering African Heritage Cultural Arts free. Call 205-247-5727. a free meal ticket. Call 305- calf raises I had to get used to Shakespeare., How is this diffree self defense karate Center, 6161 NW 22nd Ave. 326-3907. a new body ferent?
classes, Mon. and Wed., at Call 305-333-7128. 0 Booker T. Washington What was the hardest to This is more contemporary
6 p.m., at 525 NW 62nd St. Alumni Association Inc. a Miami Gardens capture? His voice? His than Shakespeare, but in terms
Contact Clayton at 305-757- 0 Iota Phi Lambda will meet Wed., Oct. 16 In the Commission for Wome n body His style htmadlnugi'
7961. Sorority, Inc. would love to cafeteria of BTW at 6 p.m. will be hosting a free health The voice. We naturally have very Shakespearean. Will's a
have your 6 grade boy or girl screening and seminar on different registers. His is higher poet and that definitely comes
N S.E.E.K., Inc. will feed to be a part of their annual 0 Miami Edison class Saturday, Oct. 26 at the Betty pitched, more melodic. We look through in his writing. But it's the homeless In the City Gems & Gents program. For of 1974 will have a reunion T. Ferguson Recreational similar, though proportionally unlike anything else I've done. of Overtown every first more Information, call 305- meeting on Wed., Oct. 16 In Complex, 3000 NW 199th we're very different. His legs People can have 20 different Saturday, at 2 p.m., at 14-15 303-9425. the school cafeteria at 6 p.m. Street from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 were huge. He could run six takes on King Lear and have
St. and 1st Ave. Call 678-462- Call 305-301-9147. p.m. Call Pat Wright 786-202- miles in combat boots. I can't them all be equally good. But
9794. 0 Miami Northwestern 2665. do that. I'm left-handed. I have the same would probably not
Class of '65 will sponsor a bus N Miami Northwestern atm.W'ea a pr sb reo~i
0 The Miami Aiumni trip to the FAMU vs. Savannah classes of 1979 and 1980 E American Workforce Is csthma Webe as far ar as b exngi truhe o
Chapter Tennessee State State football game and Black will meet Sat., Oct. 19 hosting a trip for fantasy fest concerned. But you know how your front teeth. Have any
University meets every History Tour In Savannah, Ga. at 3 p.m. at Arcola Lakes In Key West. Call 305-308- Ali had names for his fights? agents or casting directors thi Lrd Sat., 9 a.m at Piccadilly on October 12. For more Info Uibrary, 8240 NW 7th Ave. 4294. The Rumble in the Jungle? encouraged you to have it
The Thrilla in Manila? I think fixed?
ofnames for our shows. I say, They still do. Ali actually had
Blac ro th c n tletraci m b eakthei sprit This one's going to be called a space in his teeth, though not
Y._____ 'The Rage on Stage.' We're go- as large as mine. I have to wear
RACOSM 'This reminds us that pa-i ng to call this one 'The Fight in a mouthpiecee in the show I've
contnue frm 4 ens ned t besur tht teirthe Limelight/' 'The Brawl Be- had agents tell meVI'l be typecontinue fromdren nedro e settn thlatbe hind the Fourth Wall.'" cast as a thug or a prison inbehaior roblmsadlohriadref-affremeting vesalubes Would you feel nervous if mate.
blehvsor problems andtlowe of and selcaoorin mssaes, you knew Ali was in the au- And I say to myself, 'Some, levestd f s wel-eing'ousido thewhc s cmtmshols sythem dience? one with a space in their teeth
Tosu dy aeo l s o fe v l e x- thae h so eims thurt"sathe I would. I'm playing a literal is person of mal-intent?" Im
youg popl mot otencx-mor thn hlpsthe," aidliving legend. He's larger than sure there are more people on
perience racism on a personal "'Dr. Boyce Watkins, author of levl wichadd tother cnfu ~ The8 Pincple ofBlak Mlelife. People have a very specific the planet without straight
wonian agsto thei Empow'T ePrmniens idBac a ea in their minds of who he teeth than with straight teethThe tud wa coduc- ~'Ou chldrn smetmesis the way he walks, the way It used to be considered very
LThohnthe stdlwscndut- 4 46 "Ou cid hmldcren spmiritall he talks. But I would hope he sexy.
Sttsbtenthe ages of 12 ~.degraded that they in turn beto 18. come intellectually crippled for
'We know that children who life. We cannot accept this out-Com nor a su cs
experience poor health and Jcome."
well-being are less likely to en- Dr. Watkins recommends
gage in education, employment that all parents teach theirPOLaebsdoantialnie
and other activities that sup- children outside of school and continued from 4C survey conducted by Harrison
port them to lead healthy and Regardless of what society and others may think about also give them lessons that Group of 20,157 public school
productive lives, and to partici- young minority children, others can offset negativity strengthen their self-esteem. state should not "relinquish classroom teachers conducted pate meaningfully in the com- He says that parents should control of education to the fed- between July 1 and July 22.
munity,' Priest said. and positive affirmations with ativity by teaching them about take their children online and eral government, neither should While the new survey shows
Most importantly, the study young people. Regardless of their rich and diverse history. have them write short reports mother stts"o the leftensu-o thve otlooker onv Comoorei reinforces the importance of what society and others may It is also important that chil- on black historical figures and othe strain Diae Refthdu than manyoo oheroAmrcns itr family and community mem- think about young minority dren are taught the intrinsic events, as well as read biogra- saidn thistoanDa wrn't ad- mae other conducd, ribers helping to instill. values children, others can offset neg- value of their own worth. phies of successful Blacks. esadtey fieldteseed. t ad ce thrscndytde
Since then, several states, in- A September survey of 3,077
it including Michigan, Indiana and educators by the School ImHoward University president calls itquit Pennsylvania, have put the ef- provement Network, a Utahfort on hold. Last month, Flor- based teacher-training comida Gov. Rick Scott, a Republi- pany, found that 81 percent
RIBEAU on the university's Web site, the university cut 75 staff posi- had growing difficulty attract- can, said he'd withdraw from a said Common Core will have
continued from 4C he described a 'robust renewal tions earlier this year. ing top black students, as elite national consortium that is cre- "an overall positive impact on
strategy" for Howard's academ- Enrollment, which had universities nationwide have ating Common Core tests. student preparation toward colfinancial officer. ic program, faculty, adminis- dropped sharply last year stepped up their recruiting in Margery Mayer, Scholastic's lege and career." And 79 perWorries of administrative tration and facilities that was perhaps because of tighter cri- that same pool. Howard accept- president of education, said, cent said the issue had "become problems set off a small pro- implemented during his term. teria for federal Parent Plus ed more than half its applicants "I think that teachers see this overly politicized and that they test at Howard's convocation The university has addressed loans rebounded this year, this year, and its students' av- as a moment of renewal. They do not support efforts by politilast week, with some students some of its problems. For the with tuition frozen at last year's erage SAT scores were substan- like what the Common Core is cal groups" to remove the stancarrying signs referring to Ms. first time in more than three level. tially lower than those at more asking them to do in the class- dards.
Higginbotha -Bos' letter dades,- Hnord has broken Many facult mebr sem"hnyugtdw owa'

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The White House honors design award winners
By Stuart Emmrich doing that again?' He's like,
'Well, who's there?' Because reThe list of prohibitions out- ally, deep down, he would have side one of the four security been an architect had he been checkpoints that guests had as talented and creative as all to pass through last Friday to of you." 4
gain entry to the White House Among this year's winners luncheon for the 2013 National were the architect Michael Design Awards included one Sorkin, the fashion designer that stated "no photographs." Behnaz Sarafpour, the landBut either the rule was re- scape architect Margie Rudlaxed for this starry event or dick, the design firm Studio people just decided to ignore Gang Architects, and Janette it, because the minute the at- Sadik-Khan, the commissioner u tendees entered the reception of the New York City Depart- '
area, their smartphones and ment of Transportation. disposable cameras were out Also in the crowd were a dozand clicking away. en high school students from
There were pictures to be tak- the New York and Washington en of the presidential portraits areas who plan to study design :
in the entrance hallway; of the when they go on to college, and -, -hael Fi P nd5/s/EPA
collage of White House wedding Mrs. Obama had some words Michelle Obama (R) hugs Secretary of the Smithsonian
photos and family snapshots for them and their chosen field Institution Wayne Clough at a White House luncheon hondown the corridor; of the uni- of study. oring the winners of the 2013 National Design Awards.
formed string quartet greet- "As today's honorees will tell ing the guests with soft music; you, that means constantly Gunn, along with Heidi Klum, Lawn," read the label) that had
of the drinks being served by taking risks," Mrs. Obama -Phto Michael Renolds had won an Emmy as best host been placed in front of each
the dark-suited waiters; of the said. "it means constantly Michelle Obama in a rust-colored, body-hugging dress by for a reality program the week guest, Gunn and Ward started views from the windows; of fel- overcoming hurdles, brushing Reed Krakoff. before at the Creative Arts Ea- to contrive a conversational
lowmys ("I'm still walking on air," gambit for when they next ran
'Project Runway,* and the de- your ideas are too ambitious she snapped her camera. way through the first course, he told one admirer), and "Proj- into each other. signers Ruben and Isabel Tole- or too unrealistic or too 'out As for Ward, clad in a stylish she and Gunn (in a medium- ect Runway" was up for Out- "Oh, I haven't seen you since do; and, most of all, of Michelle there." navy leather motorcycle jacket gray suit with a lighter gray standing Reality-Competition our lunch at the White House,"
do;and, mosnte fallaof Mic e Mer. readt from the new Phillip Lir for windowpane pattern) realized show at the main ceremony. (It Gunn jokingly suggested as an
Obama, when the first lady As Mrs. Obama read the Target collection, this White that they both would soon be lost to "The Voice.") opening line, as Ward laughed
strode into the dining room names of the winners, each House event was not the end of heading to Los Angeles for the As they eyed the jar of White appreciatively. "That should wearing a sleeveless, rust-col- of whom took a quick bow, an her weekend excitement. Mid- Emmy Awards on Sunday. House honey ("from the South get people's attention." ored, body-hugging dress by appreciative murmur went Reed Krakoff and the crowd of through the crowd: there about 150 leapt to its feet. would be no rambling accepAfter the attendees settled tance speeches. back in their seats (though It was time for lunch. plenty of cameras stayed poised As the four-course meal in the air), Mrs. Obama talked commenced a farm-to-table of the significance of these an- menu of, among other things, nual awards, which are admin- "Wagyu beef with roasted cauistered by the Cooper-Hewitt liflower pudding* and "10 herb National Design Museum. hon- ravioli' -one attendee, Laysha oring architects, fashion de- Ward, president of the Target signers, urban planners and Foundation, sponsor of the asothers who work in the design sociated teen awards, urged fields. She said her husband the young student next to her wished he could have been to take a picture of each dish there. as it was set before her.
"The president is so jealous *You're going to want to reright now," she said, "because member this moment for the I always get to host this. And rest of your life," Ward said, every year, when I'm going over helping her to position the my briefing, he's like, 'You're plate in the ideal spot before


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schools back, but the music (from Home of Song) goes on. With Miley Cyrus "It's a story, a song and twerking her way off kid- some good theater of the S m
friendly turf, Selena Gomez mind all rolled into one in challenging suitors to Come this beautifully spuaes" burnthliebewe uy ul(foShnand Get It and Robin Thicke Shine & the Moonbeamsr-i
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text, and that kids will enjoy, Blink of An Eye) too. "This song reminds me of
(from the Despicable Me 2 my family listening to Solid soundtrack) Gold radio show."
"If you need a song to put Dan Zane & Elizabeth
collective spring in your Mitchell with You Are My ....
family's step as you head out FPlower, Sail Away Ladles the door to school, this is the (from Thn Thin Thrn)}m song to do it." "If there was ever a col- m
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Dress for Success and Miami businesses
Wal-Mart team up for facing roadblocks
single moms
By Ashley Montgomery Feeral e. ct aren't the only
among gomerl@miamitimesonine.con on" feeling a sting from the shutWal-Mart serves as a mecca for all Yedown.Priat be sss will so......on
things needed for home, work or play. especially when it comes to hiring
But what many may not know is that now employees,
Wal-Mart is also the source for one single The more time that passes withmother of six getting off the streets. Once o government funding the more
homeless with no things th* culgo wro Lat
job and no family to -Aoatd PreS h Floidabu ies..s
turn to, LaTonya Bellinte=dlofhrghtarawas b th, .a~onyaBe: Job seeker Kelsey Devoe of Miramar fills out a form Wednesday at a job fair in Miami Lakes. With
was blessed with an blo....
unforgettable experi- a jobless rate still topping 7 percent, Florida remains far shy of what would be considered a healthy en Ow= of t 'otence. *economy with unemployment under 6 percent. t lIt
The 34-year-old t
Georgia native didn't "n a d d e d me to checaut a potential
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out of the studio apartment that she and I aagiwnt ohr e
her six children were calling home. Bell'smother shell haeen trouble doing
mother had been murdered years earlier, 16, 0 os 'n S et t -ei a government site that
so she took it upon alm uies ovt mly
herself to move to ADP report comes additional jobs, according to a 180,000 jobs for the private and ment eligibity, is down due to the
Miami at the spur of :consensus forecast. public sectors. gorment shutdown.
the moment. in below forecasts ADP also revised its previously Federal government spending Hous Rieipubhes dS
'a tired reported estimate for August gains cuts have "begun to take a toll on Dro
of everything and I Ely Pad Davidson from 176,000 to 159,000. job creation," says Mark Zandi, evn failmlst h esday night to
wanted a new start ADP's report is likely to be the chief economist of Moody's Ana- fundindividualservices.TheSeate
she said. A recent dip in job growth con- best picture of September employ- lyrics, which helps ADP conduct watstopasacehi tound
That was in Novem- : tinued last month, a report out meant for some time in the absence the survey. 'The run-up in interber 2012, when Bell, Wednesday shows, but some econ- (f the government's cloi(7-y fo] et rates may also be doing some
SIERRA along with her chil- : omists see payroll gains strength- lowed data. The Labor Depart- damage to jobs in the financial
dren ranging in age : ening in the months ahead. ment's report, scheduled to be services industry.*
from two to 18, came to South Florida Businesses added 166,000 released Friday. is now expected Financial firms cut 4,000 jobs in Herearundo at istan
in hopes of a better life. She hoped to jobs in September, payroll pro- to be postponed due to the gov- August. Trade, transportation and isn't acted for I or e
escape a slew of troubles, including a cessor ADP said. Economists emnment shutdown. Economists utilities led job gains, with 54,000.
Please turn to SUCCESS 9D : expected ADP to report 180,000 expected it to show a net gain of Please turn to ADP 8D Plea turn W *AT8

Affordable Care Act may also help

those covered through their jobs

It could aid workers with hard-to- .
afford insurance plans e,
By Jayne ODonnell The law offers many new
protections for anyone who
Ron Callaway's family got a has employer-provided health
jolt recently when they looked insurance. It could even help
at the paycheck her husband, some people with hard-to-afZach, got from his Dallas ford plans and/or plans that .
public school teaching job: a don't cover enough of their
30 percent increase in their health costs.
Coast Industries of Coral health insurance premium. Even though the new law
Construction The Dallas family of three was designed to simplify
Gables, All Aboard Florida stuck with the cheapest plan insurance purchases, the way
next year, open is planning stops at Orlando available during open enroll- the Callaways could get relief
innlaten2015nal Ach, ort, auedal merit, but is now paying $760 is..,. complicated.
andlati am Tetais wortL u ldl a month. "A glitch in the wording of
andMimi.Th trin woldThe Affordable Care Act, the law makes it difficult but
By Dan Tracy run on a 230-mile route, which led to the creation of not impossible for employees
It utmr r xetd state and federally run health who have expensive family ".Photo: Jason DeCrow, AP
People who now drive from to be business travelers and insurance exchanges that plans to get help. The lawAfityHahPlnghesoehrlcleetdoCentral to South Florida tourists and a one-way ticket launched last week, is gener-: refers only to the portion anAfityHahPlnghesoehrlcleetdocould within two years hop could cost about $100. ally thought of as being for ,individual's premium is of the facials, community and health care leaders and Brooklyn
on a train for a three-hour Construction could start the uninsured. But that's not household income not what residents to celebrate the launch of open enrollment in
trip instead, thanks to deals late this year, or early next, entirely true. It could help the the family's premium is. The the New York State Health Plan Marketplace, established being reached this week. on the privately financed, Claas o.Pes unt C D udrteAfral aeAt
Owned by Florida East Please turn to TRAIN SD Claas o.Pes unt C D udrteAfral aeAt

Blacks m ust embrace entrepreneurship instead ofjust finding a job
By William Reed house entered on concepts Black commuities., ship. More Blacks ates. Under this structure, the most of the merchants in areas
NNPA Columnist about t business, or more along Blacks must culti- have to get a better means for producing and die- populated by Blacks. NinetyYor.i..i..mied.s.d. the line of 'go get a job?" En- vats an entrepreneur- grasp of concepts tributing goods (the land, fac- nine times out of 100, Blacks
Yortm i iied od ttrepreneutrship is not a sub- ial spirit independent of such as capitalism tories, technology, transport patronize merchants who are
waste it living someone else's ject that is discussed regularly politics and who occu-r and entrepreneur- system etc.) are owned by a not members of our race. Enlife. Don't be trapped by dog- arod the. dinne table in pe h ht osship. small minority of people with a trepreneurs drive America's
ma which is living :with the B;aB ho s: Th.-ere's a lack The low historically Some Blacks motive to make a profit, economy and account for the
results of other people's think- of busines traditions among rate of entrepreneur- equate capitalism Entrepreneurship is an em- majority of our nation's new
ing. Don't let the noise of oth- Blacks and a paltry record of ship is a well-kngwn 'with racism, but ployment strategy that can job creation and innovations.
er's opinions drown out your entrepreneurial, successes. fact. The100-year-old, ithe truth is the free lead to economic self-sufficien- America's 25.8 million 'small
own inner voice. And most Smaller probabilities of having discrepancy between market system cy. Self-employment is a vital businesses employ more than
important, have the courage self-employed parents, demo- Black and White en- isn't racist and is facet of the United States scon- 50 percent of the private workto follow your heart and intu- graphic trends and discrimi- trepreneurship levels could be the best provider for Amern- amy. Entrepreneurship has force, generate more than half ition.' Steve Jobs nation are primary reasons eradicated within a few genera- cans of all races. Capitalism been a means for the economic of the nation's gross domestic
When you were growing up, for the limited level of entre- tions if more Blacks embraced is the social system in which advancement of numerous product, and are the principal were the conversations at your preneurship in contemporary and practiced entrepreneur- the American economy oper- ethnic groups. Take note of Please turn to JOB SD


Retailers optimistic holiday

sseason willb ofl merry

By Miriam Valverde already made," said Matthew Shay, with seasonal hiring in recent years.
president and chief executive of the E-commerce will continue to be
Retailers are hoping an improving retail industry group. the "hot trend" this year, with more
-economy and a rebounding housing During 2012, South Florida retail- retailers upgrading their online market will boost holiday sales this ers have performed better than mer- operations, he said. That includes year, which are estimated to reach chants in other parts of the state, creating mobile shopping apps and $621blinntoal.thanks to a strong tourism indus- making websites easier to use.
Sales during the November-Dc- try, said John Fleming, spokesman It's also likely some retailers will cember holiday period are projected for the Florida Retail Federation. be open around the clock over severto increase 3.9 percent, according to He said the state remains on track al days. Toys R Us, for example, kept a National Retail Federation forecast for holiday sales growth, although stores open for 88 hours straight issued Thursday. retailers are concerned the govern- last year before Christmas to attract
* ,"Overall, retailers are optimistic ment shutdown may "take the wind last-minute shoppers.
for the 2013 holiday season, hoping out of sales." "Based on last year's success, it's
political debates over government About 40,000 to 50,000 seasonal a safe bet they'll do that again this I XT f M spending and the debt ceiling do not jobs are expected to be created this year," Fleming said. "Shoppers re.1 I Ierase any economic progress we've year, Fleming said. That's on par sponded to it.",

The pros and cons of ObDamacare Job market continues to decline

ACA typical fall-to-fall plan year, fordable by the employee, isting conditions trying to ADP of the spending cuts start to fade,
cotninued from 7D) they may qualify for a ape- but thlre will be coverage, buy insurance individually Icontinued from 7D notwithstanding this week's federal
cial enrollment opportunity. These contributions are have until now sometimes government shutdown. First-time
language was designed to For help calculating capped at $6,350 per indi- been denied coverage. Those Professional and business ser- jobless claims have fallen to pre-remake sure people don't leave whether your policy would vidual or $12,700 per family with insurance provided by vices added 27,000. Construc- cession lows, and recent measures workplace plans for subsi- be considered affordable per year. their employers are some- tion companies added 16,000, and of manufacturing and service secdized coverage through the under the law, consult your Each state is required to times subject to waiting pe- manufacturers, 1,000. tor activity have been surprisingly
exchanges. But it had an state exchange or call one of pick a benchmark plan that niods that can be as long as Small businesses added 74,000 strong lately. Both developments unfortunate effect. Some the navigators for help. Get other plans must be compa- 12 months, Wishner says. jobs; large companies, 64,000; and "have been suggesting a net pickfamilies could have to go linked to your states ex- rable to. That means if the Employees can no longer be midsize ones, 28,000. up in employment," Jim O'Sullivan,
without affordable coverage, change and search for navi- benchmark plan, say, in- subject to any pre-existing The job market has slumped re- chief U.S. economist of High FreThe individual's premium gators there at the federal cludes fertilty treatments condition waiting period. cently amid the federal budget cuts quency Economics.
isn't supposed to total more government's HealthCare. under maternity care as 9 Out of your pocket. and a January payroll tax increase. ADP has had mixed success in
than-9-5 percent of house- gov. it does in illnois, so, too, Sometimes premiums go Monthly job growth has aver- forecasting Labor's report. Last
hold income. The Callaways' Along with easier-to-un- must the other plans in that up at open enrollment time, aged about 148,000 the past three month, it estimated that businessifamily premium is now al- derstand language, here are state, says Allen Wishner, but often it's also your co- months, vs. 224,000 the previous es added 176,000 jobs in August, most double that. other ways the plans you CEO of Flexible Benefit Ser- payments and maximum three months, according to the La- while Labor reported just 152,000
Karen Poilitz, senior. fel- buy during open enrollment vice Corp. and a director of out-of-pocket expenses. So bor Department. new private-sector jobs. ADP says it'
low with the Kaiser Family will be different: the Employers Council on even if you didn't exactly But other gauges of the job mar- strives to closely track the governFoundation, says families Zesenti-l benefits. Ev- Flexible Compensation. get good news in your open ket are perking up as the effects ment's final revised numbers. including the Callaways eryone's plan whether e Pseventive health enrollment package about could still shop, on the obtained on the exchanges care. Doctor or lab visits for the money you must spend new exchanges; they just or through an employer -. procedures including main- before insurance kicks in,G ov r m n shutdown hishom e
wouldn't be eligible for sub- has to cover certain things, mograms, colonoscopies there's a related perk in thven en ht
siies or ta" credits because including maternity care, and blood pressure screen- law. subsidies are only avail- prescription drugs, in-pa- ing have to be covered in Your co-payments now IMPACT government assistance like social
able to those who can't get tient hospital care and lab full now. No co-pays and no count toward your niaxi- continued from 7D security and unemployment also
affordable coverage. If the services. That doesn't mean cost-sharing allowed, mum out-of-pocket expens- don't have to worry; U.S. Post Ofplans become unaffordable they are free or will nec- e Pre-existing condl. es, so you'll get there faster unemployment are clear; air travel flee is exempt from furloughs so the for the first time outside of a essarily be considered af- tiorns. People with pre-ex- in 2014. is unaffected; critical personnel mail will continue; medicare and
like law enforcement and rescue veterans care are also spared. On
personnel will still have to report the flipside, government loans are

N ew rai on rac to open in 015to work; a lot of people who receive stalled. National parks are closed.
TRAIN Wednesday calls for have space for a po- to $1.50 per train pas- night at 01A. Up to 80
continued from 7D1 the Orlando airport to tential future spur senger who leaves from jobs could be created seek a $200 million of the SunRail corn- Orlando. The train to maintain the trains, I MD u lc Nt c
$1.5 billion project be- grant from the state to muter train scheduled company also would an All Aboard Florida cause the agreements pay for a station about to start operating in spend $50 million to spokeswoman said. provide a place for the a mile south of the May and for one other build a maintenance Dick Kane, a spokes- MIAMI-DADE COUNTY CANVASSING BOARD
train at OIA, as well as main terminal, train, possibly the pro- facility at the airport man for the Florida MA IDD ONYSEILEETO
right of way along the "~We are embark- posed magnetically and pay more than Department of Trans- MA IDD ONYSEILEETO
BeachLine Express- ing on a new business levitated system from $580,000 a year to portation, said his NOVEMBER 5, 2013
way for tracks to the frontier, making us the the airport to the Or- lease the land for it. agency would review airport. true hub of Central ange County Conven- As many as eight the airport's $200 mil- The Miami-Dade County Canvassing Board will convene at the Office of the Supervisor of
A sister company of Florida and the true tion Center. trains each corn- lion grant application, ESections, 2700 N. W. 87th Avenue, Miami, Florida. The Canvassing Board Is convening on
All Aboard Florida, hub of the state,' said All Aboard Florida prised of two locomo- but he made no 'prom- these dates in preparation to conduct the Miami-Dade County Special Election to be held on Florida East Coast Frank Kruppenbacher, would pay the airport tives, six passenger ises. "We've got to do November 5,2013. Railway, already owns airport board chair- $2.8 million annu- cars and a cafte car our financialdlue dili- DAE1A ATVT
about 200 miles of man. ally for rent, plus up would be kept over- gence," he said. Wedesday, IC10/113 1. Logic and accuracy test of the touch screen and optical scan
track from Miami to The depot initially _______________________________ 10:00 a.m. voting systems to be used for early voting, absentee, and
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her in time. The fire burned easy targets homes without And I did do that through- keep their burglar bars and 3O0year mortages ke etn ha e
to hot and the bars held too burglary bars. And response out my adult life, I worked to provide increased safety to By Julle SchmiI on government spending, which
tight. times for security alarms are gain the knowledge, skill, and their homes,
Once again, we are remind- getting longer and longer as experience I needed to design, Safety and Security can would weigh on the economy, Noed that old-style stationary our police force continues to invent, and patent my Quick- go like hand in glove: Quick- Mortgage interest rates fell theft says, burglar bars are not safe. shrink due to county, city, Release Security Window Release Security Window again, this week to their lowest For the five business days ended Stationary burglar bars do and village budgets cuts. Guards. While these inno- Guards meet all existing fire 0 evel since. June, but they have Wednesday, the average rate for a not meet county fire codes to- Although most of the de- vative Quick-Release Securi- safety/building codes in Mi- 'likely Lveled off unless the 30-year fixed-rate loan wavered day for good reason. Not only tails I just pointed out deal ty Window Guards do protect ami-Dade, Florida, and rest of government shutdown slows the between 4.34 percent and 4,39 are homeowners in danger, with safety and finances. I property, they, more impor- the United States. Addition- economy's growth, economists percent, show data from mortgage firefighters are also at risk, am drawn back to the death tantly, can prevent needless ally, this Quick-Release Win- say. ,tracker HSH Associates. Battling bars means precious of this grandmother because tragedies like the deaths of dow Guard system provides Tlhe 30-year fixed, rate mort- "We seem to have leveled off,' time wasted before fireman it emotionally mirrors my my step-father and currently home and businesses owners gage averaged 4,22 percent as of says HSHW. K~eith Gumbinger.' can even begin to battle the own painful family tragedy. this grandmother. with a very practical, cost ef- Thuarsday, down for the third con- Assuming the government shutfire. As a young boy of thirteen, I County fire codes do not fectiye security system that secutive week, It was 4.57 percent down doesn't go longer than a
Today, homeowners in some watched in helpless horror as require the removal of all will deter vandalism, theft, in the week ended.Sept. 12, but a month, mortgage interest rates areas of the county are being the stationary burglar bars burglary bars. Code only re- and still provides for safe es- yewr ago it was 3.36 percent, ac- could even head higher as the ecofined because their burglar on my stepfather's house pre- quires that each bedroom in cape in an emergency. cording to mortgage giant Freddie nomic recovery continues, even at bars do not meet fire codes. vented him from escaping the a home has a window guard To learn more about this Mac, a slow pace, says Greg McBride, of
In some cases, homeowners fire which ultimately caused with a fail-safe escape mech- innovative product, please The average rate on a one-year with burglar bars have to his death. That is the reason anism and the proper win- visit my website (greatscott- adustable-rate mortgage was un- "The shutdown is a headwind to pay higher insurance premi- I care so much about this is- dows for efficient escape. I and click on the 'Changed at 2.63 percent. the economy, not a game changums. Some insurance com- sue. As I walked away from have been working for over tab Escapeway. See how eas- The~ averuigrate on a five-year er, he says. panies are even threatening that scene so many -years two years to secure govern- ily a child, a step-father, or a adjstale mortgage dipped to Mortgage rates pushed up from to refuse writing policies for ago I swore I was going to do ment (HUD, county), foun- grandmother can escape us- 3.3pret from 3.07 percent. historic lows in May and bounced homes that do not meet fire something to prevent any one dation, and bank financing ing a Quick Release Security The~5 latest drop in rates came higher to mid-August before 1evcodes on a number of issues else from dying like that if it for those who cannot afford Window Guard. ami delnn consumer confi- eling off. They've been trending
dence and the onset of the govern-' downward in recent weeks since
JOAOmentshutdown, says Frank Noth- the Federal Reserve said last
FPLoffering $9M in enemrgyx rebates af,_tefl wcWeconomist. mnhi ilntbgntprn
40F LIK; ftJRates are not likely to move its monthly purchases of mortBy Doreen Hemlok Last year, reservations for offset $10,000 for that instal- utilitys need to build power -sarl lorwe" unless the shut- gage-backed securities and .Treaits roughly $9 million in re- lation, the company said. plants to meet rising demand down continues to the point suies, which has kespt interest It's that, time of year when bates ran out in about three Customers are increasingly for energy. whete it takes a measurable toll rates low.
Florida Power & Light Co. ac- hours. About 300 customers installing solar systems as To qualify for rebates, cuscepts applications for rebates received the rebates during the cost of solar water heat- tomers must apply online atCIYO MA I
on solar water heaters and the year. the company said. ers and panels drops. The Ap-CIYO MAI
panels, and customers have FML is offering the rebates price for solar panels is less plicants must provide some ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
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FPL this year is offering tems. That cost last year ran Energy Industries Associa- includes specific information at City Hall, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133 for the following: about $9 million in solar re- about $20.000 to $25,000 tion and GTM Research. about the proposed solar inbates. it will accept applica- for a typical 5-kilowatt home Using solar energy helps stallation from a contractor. IFB NO. 379310: INVITATION FOR BID FOR BARRICADE RENTAL tions starting Oct. 15 at 8-30 solar system, based on cus- customers reduce the Application checklists and SERVICES
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Care Act, there are two mark" middle-range son's area, the esti- mumn, depending on costs. -AD NO. 16452 Johnny Martinez, P.E.
main type of subsi- Plan in Your area mi- matid "benchmark" income. Those with the City Manager
dies to reduce insur- nus your required pay- premium is $3,857 per lowest incomes at or ance costs and out-of- ment, a set percentage year. below 250 percent ofCIYO MAI
pocket costs of medical of your family income. So this person gets a the poverty level canCIYO MA I
care: tax credits and These benchmark tax credit of $3,857 mi- also get plans that coy-' AUTOMOBILE TRANSFER
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Alabama State 34, Texas Southern 2 Morgan State 34. Florida A&M 21
Alcomn State 57, Warner 0 NC Central 37, Howard 28
Ave Mane 48, Corcodia-Selma 34 Norfolk Stale 26, Savannah State 24 LUT WILLIAMS n
Bethune-Cookman 21, Delaware State 7 PraiH Vw A&M 31, Grambling State 3 BCSP Editor
Clark Atlanta 21, Morehouse 17 SC State 29, NC A&T 24 Races for conference honors get turned up THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10
Eiz City State 26, St Augustine's 25 Tennessee State 40. SE Missouri 16 Sa.e-,-h2cubckotgefmalsa--ESPNU-HSRN
Emporia State 52, Unco (MO) 14 Tuskegee 21, Fort Valley State 13 this week as the 2013 black college football sea- NC Central vs. SC State in Durham, NC 7:30p
Fayetteville State 35, Chowan 29 30T Urbana 62. West Virginia State 10 son enters its second month. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12
Jackson State 42, A tkansas-Pine Bluff 33 W gin State 14, Shaw 10 Bethune-Cookman (4-1, -0 MEAC), up to Alabama State vs. Prairie View A&M in Montgomery, AL 1p
JohnsonC. Smith 49, Lincoln (Pa) 10 Wginria Union 32. LivironES 25 16th in this week's Surts Network FCS iop 25, pWashbum vs. Uncoln (MO) in Topeka, KS p
Kentucky State 49, AKd-Broaddus 20 Vin-L 37, Edward Waters 20 Wahrnv.Lnon(Oi TpaK
Lane 28, $tllsm 27 West TansAM 72. CenralStale 0 puts its top BCSP ranking on the line at Howard Elizabeth City State vs. Virginia State in Elizabeth City, NC lp
Mercyhurst 63, Cheyney 14 Winstaon-Selem State 56, Bowie Stale 21 (1 -4, 0-2) Saturday ( p.m.) in a key tussle in the Howsarde vs. BthunCookman in Washington, DC p
Mie 2, Bneict13tigteingMEC.Westey vs. Virginia-Lynchburg in Dover, DE ip
s 27, Beict 13 tightening MEAC. W, V Wesleyan vs. W Va State in Buckhannon, WV Ip
"They have a dangerous offense and a tough. Howd Spo Photo cu sports Photo Ktziown vs. Cherney in Kulatztown, PA 1:05
scrappy defense," said B-CU head coach Brian ARMS WAR: Howard QB Greg McGhee (7) Lane vs.AlbanyStaleinJackson, TN 2p
SJenkins Tuesday of the Bison, whose quarter- leads the MEAC in passing yards (230.6 ypg.). Misie Valey State vs. Jackson State in Ita Bna, MS 2p
back, Greg McGhee, leads the conference in Beth une-Cookman's Quentin Willianms (r.) tops OK Panhandle State vs. Texas Collegein Goodwell, OK 2p 1. BETHUNE-COOKMAN (4-1) Got by Delaware State. 21-7. NEXT: At passing (230.6 ypg., 10 TDs, 5 ints.). the league in passing efficiency (133.6). Their SWAssembliesofGod vs. Langston in Waxahachie, TX 2p
Howard's homecoming. The Wildcats got great play last week from teams meet in a key MEAC game in Washington, Lincoln (Pa) vs. Virginia Union in Lincoln (PA) 2p
2. TENNESSEE STATE (5-1) Ran by SE Missour. 40-16. NEXT: At quarterback Quetitn Williams (4-of-4 passing, D. C. Saturday at 1 p.m. Jacksonville Stae vs. Tennessee State in Jacksonville, AL 3p
Jacksonvile State. Faeteville Stae vs. Shaw in Fayetleville, NC 4p
3. WINSTON-SALEM STATE (4-1) Waloped Bowie State 56-21 NEXT yards, I TD 3-yard TD run), who came off No. 5 Webber Ir vs. Edward Walem in Lake Wales, FL 5p
Hosting Johnson C. Smith for homecoming, the bench in the second half of a surprisingly No.6NorthCarolina A&T (3-1, 1 -1 MEAC) Arkansmas-Pine Blufvs. Texas Southem in Pie Bluf&,AR 6p
4. JACKSON STATE (4-2) Kept Arkansas-Pine Bluff wilress, 42-33 close 21-7 win over Delaware State. travels to Hampton (0-5, 0-1) for a MEAC Southom vs. Alabama A&M in Baton Rouge, LA 6p NEXT: At Mississipp Valey State. BCSP No. 2 I neee State (5-1, 2-0 matchup at the Pirates' homecoming. Clark Atlanta vs. Colege of Faith in Allanta, GA 6p
5. SOUTH CAROLINA STATE (4-2) Knocked NC A&T from unbeaten OVC), curenly tied with Murray State atop the No. 7 Tuskegee (4- 1, 1-0 SIAC W) faces Savannah State vs. Florida A&M in Savannah, GA. 6p ranks. 29-24. NEXT: At North Carone Central Thusday on ESPNU Ohio Valley Conference standings, plays its third Morehouse (2-3, 0-1 E) in their tradiional SIAC HO usECOMIiS
6. NORTH CAROLINA A&T (3-1) Fel in Atlanta to South Carolina State. conference ame at Jacksonville State (5- 1, -1). tussle at the 78th Annual Morehouse-Skegee Bowie S tate vs. Chommin Bowien, MD lp Central SteN vs. Mioes in Wilberforce, OH 1-30p
29-24. NEXT: At Hampton's homecoming TSU received 372 points this week to finished just Classic in Columbus, Ga. (2 p.m.). Kenatucky State vs. Fot Valey Stin Frankro, KY 1:30p
7. TUSKEGEE (4-1) Downed Fort Valey State. 21-13. NEXT Mor outside the Top 25 in the FCS poll. No. 8 Alabama State (4-2,4-1 E) is at home Delaware Stae vs. Norfolk State in Dover, DE 2p
house Columbus. Ga. Satunay The TSU running back tandem of Tim ( p.m.) to take on SWAC West Division leader Hamplon vs. NC A&T in Hampton, VA 2p
8. ALABAMA STATE (4-2) Beat Texas Southem. 34-2. NEXT: Hoet No. Broughton (915ypg.) and Telvin Hooks (761 and BCSPNo. 9Prairie ViewA&M(5-1.4-0). Sain Augu s vs. Lvintone in Raleigh, NC 2p
9 Prairie View A&M. yl.) is 3-4 in OVC rushin stats. Hooks ran for in a game of SWAC contnder Stilman vs. BenedAic in Tuscaosa, Ata. 6
9. PRAIRIE VIEW (5-1) Downed Gramrbling. 31-3 at thes Cotton Bowl. P8TV GAMES NEXT* In Montgore (Ala) to face No. 8 Alabama State 159 yards and a TD in last week's win over SE No. 10 Alcorn State (4-2.2-1 E) plays at the AA Nsenier Homeom
10. ALCORN STATE (4-2) Overwhelmed Warneir, 57-0. NEXT: Gram. Missouri. Broughton added 95 rushing yards and 30th Circle Cit, Classic in Indianapolis (4 p.m.) Wnston-Salem State vs. J. C Smith in W-Salem, NC 1:30p
bling at Circle City Classic in Induianapol a TD. in a SWAC game against Grambling State (0-6, CI
BCSP No. 3 Winon-Sa lem State (4- 2-0 0-3 W), still looking for its first win. Cross Road asic CIAA S), 16th in the latest AFCA NCAA Div. 11 Virginia State (4-1. 2-0 N) is at Elizabeth ConordiaeM vs. Arkansas Baist in Prichard, AL 2p Coaches Poll, looks for its fifth straight win af its City State (1-4, l- N) in a key CIAA North 7 a-keoassic Bounce TV I HSRN
BCSP NFL homecoming (1:30 p.m.) vs. ClAA South Divi- Division game Saturday (I p.m.). Elsewhere in Tuskage vs.MorehouseinCokimbus, GA 2p
sion rival Johnson C. Smith (4-1, 2- S). the North, Chowan (2-3. I-1 ) is at Bowie State 30 CI C Cas
PLAYERS OF THE W EEK No.4 Jackon State (4-2.4-0 SWAC E) tries (2-3, 0-2) for homecoming (I p.m.) and Virginia Alcom State vs. Grambling State in Indianapolis, IN 4p
to extend its SWAC East lead at a 2 p.m. date at Union (1-4, 1- 1) is at Llaoln (1i-4,0-2) at 2 p.m. Missi lppl Valley State (1 -4, 1-2 E). Other CIAA South Division battles pit Liv- (0-5, 0-3 W) is at home facing Texas Southern
South Carolna State (4-2, 2-0). fresh off a ingstone (2-3, 1-2) at Saint Augustine's (2-3, (0-5,0-4) with both teams searching for their first thtough 29-24 a win over then No. 2 North Caro- -1) at 2 p.m.and Shaw (2-3. 0-2) at Fayetteville win.
t s nyItUa A&T Saturday in Atlanta, has a 7:30 p.m. State (3-2. 2-0) at 4. The MEAC also has Norfolk State (2-3,
i w Thursday MEAC matchup at North Carolina Elsewhere in the SWACSouthern (1-4,1-2 2-0),currently tied with South Carolina State atop
S Central (3-2, 1 -0) in Durham. N.C. in a game to W), chasing Prarie View in the West, is at home to the conference standings, at Delaware State (be carried live on ESPNU. The Bulldogs are at Alabama A&M (2-4,2-2). Arkansas-Pine Bluff 4, 1-1) for the Hornets' homecoming at 2 p.m.

1 Firing leaves Williams puzzled

ROSCOE NANCE tion still lingers. Why did the most to practice every day. We knew
SACK MASTER: Indianapolis Colts defensive end Robert BCSP Correspondent widely known black college foot- who should have been playing.
Mathis out of Alabama A&M, posted two sacks and forced Nearly a month has passed ball program fire such a successful That's why we didn't ever budge
a fumble in Sunday's win over Seattle. His first sack was since Grambling State terminated coach, who has the name recogni- from that."
the 100th of his career, the 30th player in NFL history to Doug Williams as football coach, tion that Williams has and is alsoan Another theory is ther was a
reach that plateau. He also had four other tackles to earnWilliams a ll ca n W am ialo n the er t e a
his third straight BCSP NFL Player of the Week award. and Williams says he is still uncer- alumnus?., personality clash between Pogue
-s Rahea tiais B Detoi la 0 of thea W eeh e fad w the chplacorandi Williams. woul me c i W m a
tain why his alma mater let him go. "You and I know that in black and Williams that led to a power Williams, 58, was surpris- colleges you don't pay nobody to struggle between them. DEFENSE ingly dismissed on Sept. I1, two go home," he says. "If you're go- "I don't know if it was a perRobert Mathsa, LB, Indianapolis (10th H Wlgames into the third season of his ing to get rid of somebody, you're sonality clash because I never hadWa
season, Alabama A&M) Three solo l second tenure coaching the Tigers. going to try to find cause. There sit-down to discuss anything," Wiltackles, two sacks with a forced fumble, The MVP of the Washington Red- wasn't a cause. All I can say is the mIms says. "I never got a write-up,
threeassistsinwinSundayoverSeattle. skins' Super Bowl XXII victory guy (President Frank Pogue)want- never got a comment about anyMathisnow leadsthe NFLwin 9.5sacks had another year remaining on his ed his own person in there." thing he was disgusted about."
in fivegames. With his first sack Sunday, $250,000-year contract, which he Williams was 61-34 with a However, there were telltale
Mathis became the 30th player in NFL history with will be paid. .642 winning percentage, and he signs that something was amiss. G ramb ngSposl Pho o
100 career sacks. v wish I knew why I was let led i the G-Men to four SWAC Williams solicited an outside QUESTIONS ABOUND: Despite a
OFFENSE go," says Williams, who hasn't championships, most recently in group to install a new floor in the 1-12record over hispast 3 games,
NA E talked to media since he was fired. 2011. However, Williams was football locker room at a cost of Grambling icon Doug Williams is still
"I hadn't talkedabout it because no- 1-12 in his last 13 games on the $30,000; he had also made arrange- trying to figure out why he was fired OTHERS ON OFFENSE body has told me what led to it." sidelines, including a 1-1!0 mark in ments for a new floor to be installed as head football coach at his alma
NA Williams, an All-American 2012 when Grambling failed to win in the weight room, but Pogue de- mater.
OTHERS ON DEFENSE quarterback at Grambling in the a conference game for the irst time acted that the University wouldn't
Junior Galetten E New Ordeana (4th year, $tillman) mid 1970s, says school president in school history. accept donations from outside supposed to be an easy win against
Rafael Bush, DB, New Orleans (3rd season, South Frank Pogue called him into his "Iwas 0-2 when he let me go," groups unless they were made to Division II Lincoln (Mo.) the folCarolina S tate ) Three solo tackles in win over Chicago. office, handed him a letter and in- Williams says, "We were a year re- the University's foundation, ac- lowing week under an interim coach Rashean Mathis, DB, Detroit (10th season Bethune- formed him that the University was moved from winning the champi- cording to Williams. would make canning Williams apCookman) Six solo tackles in loss to Green Bay going in a different direction, onship, and I have a 64% winning Also when Williams had re- pear justified.
-Antoine Bethea, S, Indianapolis (8th season, Howard) Williams is taking the high percentage. In America, that (get- served parking spaces installed for With interim coach George
Three solo tackles and three assists in win over Seattle. road about his dismissal and says he ting fired) don't just happen. If it his assistant coaches, Pogue had Ragsdale nmning the team, Gram-OregToler,DB,Indianapolis (th season,8t.Paul's)Two wishes Grambling well. He contin- was two years back-to-back, it's a them removed. bling lost to Lincoln 47-34. It is
solo tackles, five assists in win over SeattleA es to live in Ruston, La., six miles different ballgame." The parking brouhaha, for all Lincoln's only win of the season.
endall Langfordl DE, Saint Louis (6th season, Hamp- from the Grambling campus. Wil- Speculation over what precipi- intents and purposes, was the final Williams says he's gotten sev-Jason Hatcher, DE, Dalas (8th year, Grambling) One liams' son DJ. is the Tigers' start- tated Williams' firing abounds. A straw. It took place on the Tuesday eral calls and e-mails from friends
solo tackle in loss to Denver. ing quarterback, and he says his faction of Grambling alumni was before Grambling's 48-10 loss to and fellow Grambling alums, many
-DominiqueRodgers-Cromartle, CB, Denver(6theeason, short-term plans are to watch all of vocal in their disapproval of Wil- louisiana-Monroe. One school of of whom say being tired was probTennessee State) One solo tackle in win over Dallas. his games. Williams says he hasn't liams' decision to start his son, DJ. thought is Pogue had alrady de- ably for the best, that he has taken
Kenrick Ellis, DT, NY Jets (4th season, Hampton) One thought about his future, which at quarterback. cided to fire Williams before the Grambling as far as he can.
solo tackle in win over Atlanta- could include getting back into "I would hope the president contest, but he held off'for a week, "I probably have," Williams
Marquette King, P, Oakland (2nd season, Fort Val- coaching or returning to the NFL as wouldn't buy into that," Williams anticipating that the G-Men would says. "Going to Grambling and lovley State) Elght (8) punts for 42,7-yard average with a a personnel executive. says. "I can't focus on what they lose to the Warhawks for an 0-2 re- ing Grambling, it's hunt for me to
long of 64 and one downed inside the 20 vs. San Diego. In the meantime, the ques- say. I had a coaching staff. We went cord. That, coupled with what was see. But they're probably right."

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Central defeats Homestead. 37-2o

By Akilah Laster this season. Both Northwestern and
akilahlaster@gmail.v'oir Cook, who was off to a slow Norland would have to lose one
start ending the first half with game and Carol City (3-2, 1-0)
After hearing of Northwest- negative yardage, regrouped would have to lose two, Carol
earn's defeat of Norland, the and joined partner Joseph "No- City still has three district
Homestead Broncos, ap- vacaine" Yearby, in the thrash- games to play; if Norland beats
proached their game Saturday ing of the Broncos defense with Carol City, Homestead may
against the Central Rockets at two second-half touchdowns, have a viable chance because
Traz Powell, with a newfound "I just have to stay consis- any team overcoming Central
hope. tent," Cook said. is not realistic.
"Northwestern opened the The win puts Central ex- Homestead will have to
door for us and we appreciate pectedly at the top of district beat both Northwestern and
that," Homestead coach Larry 16-6A, momentarily tied with Carol City which puts the ball
Coffey said with a smirk. "It's Carol City, who is coming off of somewhat in their court as
huge because everyone is even a bi-week. well. They have the advantage
now." While Central's win was no over the Chiefs because they
That level-field, however, surprise, the Broncos fared will play at home on October
was quickly dismantled and pretty well early in the game 18th, but their last district
so was Coffey's smile when the responding to the Rockets' first game against Northwestern on
Broncos (3-2, 0-2) found out touchdown, with one of their November 1st, will be back at
the Rockets (4-1, 1-0) were who own. But Homestead's inability "The Mecca".
everyone said they were. to hold onto the ball in the red Last season Homestead
The fresh-legged Rockets of- zone during a crucial drive, skirted by Carol City 23-22,
fense mollywhopped the Bron- forced them to settle for a field but loss to Northwestern 35-18
cos 37-20 in their first game goal going into the half. Aand was forced to go into a
back in Dade County since Even with quarterback tie-breaker. Northwestern preSeptember. Maurice Alexander's 230 pass- vailed and went t: the playoffs.
"It's always good to be back ing yards on 14 of 25 pass- The Broncos will really need
home," said Dalvin Cook, one ing, Homestead was unable to receivers Ermon Lane and
of Central's prized running make headway. Gilbert Johnson who were both
backs. "We have to get back to Central's defense stepped up scoreless Saturday to show
our winning streak." with three interceptions and a *Pattie" Smith said of Cushion. a bit after allowing at least will do whatever he can to get why they are household names
Central had not lost a game fumble recovery at the hands 'We just have to continue to do 20 points in four of their five ready for us." if they plan to see post season in Dade County since 2009 of junior running back Olin what we have to do to be suc- games. The Broncos are now in the playfor the first time. since
(Northwestern 22-14), but was Cushion. cessful." "We can't take anyone bottom of the district, with a 2007. That will probably be
stripped of that after an early "He's player of the week this Central's defense however lightly," Smith said. "I know very faint light at the end of the only way Coffey will grin loss to Booker T. Washington week," Central coach Roland may need to tighten the reigns Norland just lost so Heidelburg the tunnel, again.

:Ravens bring pressure

and sack Dolphins 26-23

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. a 46-yard pass to Brandon their second game in a row,
Frantically trying to protect Gibson on fourth down to with their pass protection
a slim lead late in the fourth keep the Dolphins' hopes again a culprit. Tannehill
quarter, the Baltimore Ra- alive and give them a first came into the game with 18
vens pass rushers let Ryan down at the 34. sacks, the most of any NFL
Tannehill slip away to throw Dumervil pushed them quarterback.
for a big gain. back to the 39. "It's hard to function ofElvis Dumervil sacked "We had good coverage, and fensively when you're going
Tannehill for a 5-yard loss I was able to make the play,' backward,' coach Joe Philbin
in the final minute to push he said. said. "We're going to fix the

Northwestern defeats Norland 27-26.:'

By Akiah Laster staple win," Heidelburg said, who will now be gunning for "and put us in a good place in the Bulls and the Chiefs after
----- our district." two district losses.
There comes a moment in But, in football and in life "Each week we're getting
every coach's career where there are no should haves and bigger," Fields said. "We stay he/she has to decide between what ifs, there are just what is disciplined and structured."
going big or playing it safe. and what happened. Hopefully those factors will -A
Friday night, under the bright What happened was North- help them the next two games lights at "The Mecca" of high western (3-2, 1-1) came out as they face nationally-ranked school football, Norland coach strong scoring on a 37-yard and undefeated Booker T.
Daryle Heidelburg faced that touchdown pass from Trevis Washington 6-0 on Saturday decision. With 1:09 remaining McKinney to Jabari Dowling. at 7 p.m. and follow with Cenin the game, after a monumen- Their chemistry led to another tral Friday, October 18th, both tal 35-yard touchdown pass, pass and run score during the at Traz Powell,
the Vikings who were two of third as well. But what was While Booker T.'s result is
three on extra-point attempts, unprecedented, was the con- unconnected to the Bull's
went for the gusto. sistent play of McKinney who reaching the post season,
Unfortunately, the two-point finished with four touchdowns facing the Tornados who have The Ravens Terrell Suggs sacked Ryan Tannehill three times Sunday.
conversion flailed and gave including his own 3-yard only given up four touchdowns their previously 0-1 district scamper into the end zone. in their last four games, can the Miami Dolphins to the That might have been problems we have. We're not
opponents, the Northwestern McKinney finished with 282 be disheartening for any op- "edge of field-goal range, and enough to make Sturgis going to sweep them under Bulsa 2-2 wi ad ew otl yrd. pnet.two plays later Caleb Sturgis miss. He was wide left with the rug."
life. "He was just unbelievable," If Northwestern, can remain missed a 57-yard try, giving 33 seconds to go. Baltimore's Joe Flacco
"I knew it was going to be said Bulls coach Stephen poised through the remainder "Baltimore a 26-23 victory "Bad time to miss," said the passed for 269 yards and had tight," Heidelburg said of the Fields. "I love my team." of the season, they may find : Sunday. rookie, who had been 10 for one interception after throwcontinuing battle for district Fields has been riding with themselves in a bracket. But it "* Baltimore finished with six 10. "I wanted to make sure I ing a career-high five interplacement. "We didn't quit, his team throughout the sea- will require tough decisions for *"sacks, three by Terrell Suggs. got it there. Unfortunately I ceptions last week. He had [but] we took a step back." son, with hard losses early on, Fields as well, whose Bulls are : W weren't perfect, but we hooked it pretty good." three completions of at least A step back in district 16-6lA including its first district loss in the same precarious posi- made plays we needed to," 40 yards, and each set up a
means a tie now between the to Carol City. tion as the Vikings. ".Sggs ad The Ravens (3-2) redis- score.
Vikings (2-4, 1-1) and Bulls Continuing with his "bend, The "go big or go home" Justin TPucker kicked a covered their ground game, The Ravens ran for a for third place, where Nor- but don't break" motto, North- showmanship of the Vikings : 44-yard field goal to put the bounced back from a loss last season-high 133 yards. Ray land would've been able to sit western is not out of the wil- may not be the direction the :" Ravens ahead with 1:42 left. week at Buffalo and won on Rice rushed for a season-best at number one, at least for a derness yet. They have to face Bulls want to take, but it may Then Tannehill, under the road for the first time this 74 and caught six passes for week, if they'd won. Central-the district favorite be needed to pull key upsets in pressure all day, scrambled season. 28, Torrey Smith made six
"It [would've been another and a hard-hitting Homestead, the not-so-distant future, to his left before completing The Dolphins (3-2) lost catches for 121 yards.

at 3-2, a winning record, how they were an improved, of 76. To complicate things, Keller at tight end. Still going many of you would have taken competitive bunch with some Miami's running game has into the bye week at 3-2 going

before opening weekend? The issues. In order to' be men- rushed for 15 yards last Sun- reason for hope, there is rea1 W ] i lasting image of Sunday's tioned with the top teams in day. Simply pitiful. son to dream or think playoffs.
loss to the Ravens is the rau- the NFL, Miami needs to cor- Tannehill must develop bet- This is a good football team [] llll R m !l mn IR ll]bli cous cheering of an estimated rect these glaring flaws imme- ter pocket presence and have far from great but they are
20~-p n g o u siln tg e t ,000 Raven fans that were diately. that ticking clock in his head good. Thast however is not the
D p isgo db tsil otg e tin attendance. The offensive line is a joke; so he can get rid of the ball goal, the goal is to be the best.
Truth be told, Dolphin fans they have been horrific. Tan- quicker. These are all things While some strides have So as the Miami Dolphins phins were bullied at home who were left hanging their nehill was sacked six more that can and must be cor- been made the Miami Dolhead into their bye week on 26-23 by the defending Super heads in disgust need to corn- times on Sunday, making rected if the Dolphins are to phins still have a long way to
the heels of a second consecu- Bowl champion Baltimore Ra- pose themselves for a moment, it 24 in five games. That's indeed take that next step. go.
tive loss, Dolfans are jumping vens this past Sunday. take a step back and look at on pace o see him sacked There are some good signs The Sports Brothers, Jeff Fox off the ship as if it were the However, all is not lost. Mi- the big picture. The Miami 77 times this season which as Charles Clay has done a & Ed Freeman, can be heard
sinking Titanic. Sure the Dol- ami heads into the bye week Dolphins are who we thought would exceed the NFL record decent job replacing Dustin daily on WQAM 560 Sports.