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LIBRARY OF FLA. HISTORY
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GAINESVILLE FL 32611-7007
Tempora Mutantur Et Nos Mutamur In Illis

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Miami Times staff report Family Care Home, D according to an affidavit
ByeAie B hurst Butnowitsp ioceday.t & E Home Care Facility filed in M-DC court by
WILOThe world hs Oals bgunf t a State Representative Daph- and Sunnyman Retire- the Florida attorney genWLOMAOS--s combatthe sm of HV and ne Campbell's son, Gregory ment Home. Upon his eral's office. He split his
taivesr of his aouncement AIDS an t museum is proof o Campbell, 29, was found guilty arrest in May, 2011, he earnings with Percival
tht heis hIVpesitiv ae, Earvi thatwl Johno sad last Friday of participating in was charged with grand Wignall, the owner of
Mag Johnson helped debate The u will be the first a Medicaid fraud scheme that theft, organized fraud Sunnyman Retirement
the paceth dWctold AIDS Mt- in the e solely netted nearly $300,000. Camp- and Medicaid fraud Home, 61 NE 211th St.,
seim and Eucatio al tr a to elin g thI s tory of HeinV bell, the son of State Represen- all of which are first- who pleaded guilty to rean ADS saidPesdent tative Daphne Campbell, faces degree felonies. Camp- lated fraud charges. The
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e .basketball star spe. 'v t to wo that he, along with two oth- ami-Dade County [M-DC] adult The investigation, headed
e e t toge r an h ers, falsely billed Medicaid for family care homes a second- by the state Medicaid Fraud
years ago, it was 15rpill ee The World AIDS Museum services at three group homes degree felony charge. Control, lasted two years and
times a day," Johnson said. They at 1201 Northeast 26th St., in North Miami: Denian Adult In addition, he billed the com- Please turn to FRAUD 10A
said it was because I'm a big guy. Suite 111. should open
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Murdered GA teen's family


seek justice and answers
a Last Thursday, the family
Crump: Judge's ruling was a slap and their attorneys, includin > ing Benjamin Crump and
In t fJ ce Chevene King, 'I
By D. Kevin McNeir dled. Officials in were finally alkmcneir@miamitimesonline.com Georgia's Lowndes 4 lowed to see vidCounty say John- o footage from G u air p a
In a report recently ob- son fell into the Lowndes High G un law repeal
tained by CNN, Bill Watson, mat and suffocat- School, the high
the County coroner inves- ed while attempt- school that Johntigating the case of Kend- ing to retrieve a son attended and It
rick Johnson, a 17-year-old sneaker. However, where his body
Georgia athlete found dead his family believes was found. The
on January 11, 2013 inside that the youth was JOHNSON surveillance tapes A O r n
a rolled-up gym mat, said he murdered and that were provided by ltr
disagrees with how the ini- there have been efforts to authorities only after a judge tial investigation was han- cover up the crime. Please turn to JUSTICE 10A Bipartisan Senate-based bill could be a

breakthrough in ending stand your ground

Redskins' Daniel Snyder BD Kein N.Io warning shot.
krncneir@miamitimesonllne.com State Representative Alan
Williams, a Democrat from
1 1Close to 300 people were Tallahassee, said he supon hand at a recent House ports repealing Stand Your
Criminal Justice Subcom- Ground because "a number
NFL team owner is a man who is deserves no such parsing of mittee hearing in Tallahas- of cases have shown us over
his intent or motivation. He see a five-hour, often and over that the law as adSget his own way i, by his own words, a man emotional discussion that opted in 2005 isn't working."
who is determined to cling to an focused on efforts to repeal The committee rejected the
By DeWayne Wickham innocent, who mistak- a questionable tradition. Florida's Stand Your Ground repeal bill by an 11-2 vote,
enly persists in using "Our past isn't just where self-defense law. Many of The two supporters, both
In the controversy over his an offensive slang as his we came from it's who those who attended signed Democrats, were State Rep.
NFL football team's nickname, team's moniker, gives we are," Snyder wrote in up to share their views on Randolph Bracy, of Orlando
Washington Redskins owner credence to those who a letter last month to his the controversial law. But in and State Rep. Kionne McDaniel Snyder is no misguided draw a coddling distinc- team's fans. the end, the Florida House Ghee a first time legislator
good guy. tion between a segrega- For a big part of itste s. panel rejected the proposal whose District 117 includes

To give him that absolution tionist and a racist. WICKHAM past, athe pat r Iof to repeal the law. However, Richmond Heights, Florida
is to allow for the possibil- In continuing to call moved to Washington in they did approve efforts to City, Homestead, Goulds,
ity that there were good slave his team the Redskins over 1937 was the flagship of I pand the law and grant Cutler Bay and Naranja.
owners. To accept the argu- the objection of some Native bigotry in professionalI immunity to those who fire a Please turn to LAW 10A
ment that he is a well-meaning American groups Snyder Please turn to SNYDER 1OA I







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yourmouh sh t Pone305-94-210CREDO OF THE BLACK PRESS
uring the last NBA playoffs, won by our own Miami H.E. SIGISMUND REEVES, Founder, 1923-1968 The Black Press believes that America can beet lead the
Heat, there was an effective commercial that summa- GARTH C. REEVES, JR., Editor, 1972-1982 world from racial and national antagonism when It accords to A rize th esental ointof he ame- "in r go GARH C REVES SR. Puliser mertusevery person, regardless of race, creed or iolor, his or her GART C. EEVS, S., ubliherEmertushuman and legal rights. Hating no person, fearing no person,
home!" One could be equally creative in assessing the mediocre RACHEL J. REEVES, Publisher and Chairman the Black Press strives to help every prson In the firm belief number of voters that bothered to go to the polls in last week's that all persons are hurt as long as 'anyone 'heki back.N
election with the phrase "Vote or keep your mouth shut!"
Maybe we're being too blunt for some but the harsh reality is
that while presidential elections are more glamorous and more
publicized, it's local elections that really impact how we live, B IBR TE OLWX ~olbadmmeMDP
determine the services we receive and the kinds of money, jobs
and other life-sustaining opportunities that flow into our com-n
munities. School board members, city and county commission- Fore fioraanly High,
ers and state representatives are our voice for all things per- p oi e i a l e t 1
tinent to our neighborhoods. But we already know that, don't Last November, Miami-Dade modern, state-of-the-art 21st Norland's $35 million proj- ing mpoents. we? ICounty Public Schools asked century educational facility for ect will fund a number of in- cal transformation of Norland
When we were children in junior high school, we were re- voters to invest in education its more than 1,500 students. frastructure improvements but could not have come at a more quired to Itake a course in civics that helped us understand by approving the issuance of a Built in 1958, time has taken more significantly, bond financ- appropriate time. The school is
the iffrenes etwen he hre branch o goernent We$1 .2B General Obligation Bond. its toll. Patient and reasonable ing means that the school's stu- on an academic upswing with thedifernce btwen te hre bances f ovenmnt.WeVoters overwhelmingly gave a in their efforts, Miami Norland's dents, teachers and community steady gains in student achievealso learned about the history of voting rights in the U.S. and collective nod of approval with parents, alumni, and support- will get a new state-of-the-art ment and a performance grade realized that it was only recently that both women and Blacks 70 percent of voters supporting era have persistently advocated education facility worthy of Vi- of "A;" students are graduating were allowed to vote. We further learned that the right to vote the measure. for a new school and although king pride. By the time the proj- at a rate of nearly 90 percent
was not handed to us on a silver platter. Instead, it came with Superintendent Alberto Carv- higher than the state; state
protest, imprisonment and even death. alho and the Board understand uperintendent Alberto Carvalho Iand the Board -under- ademic and athletic chamYet, we continue to act like voting is something we do if we there is a clear mandate from Ppionships have* thrust the Mihave time in our busy schedules instead of seeing it for what it the community -build better stand there is a clear mandate from the community ami Gardens high school into
is an act that every citizen should feel compelled to achieve schools for students because S build better schools for students because every child the spotlight; but there hasn't
- a moral obligation, every child deserves the op- been a structural facelift of note
Consider that out of 40,513 registered'voters who could have portunity to learn in a facility deser'ves the opportunity to learn ... to the existing school building
voted for District 5 city commissioner, only 6,525 exercised and environment that are con- since the 2006 gyrmasiumn adther rght r aou 16perentof he letorte.Tha mensducive to learning and teach- minor school construction proj- ect is completed in 2016, Nor- dition. The community is ready mg. Over the next five years, ects were completed in 1997 land will have new everything and deserving of a school that 84 percent of us don't get a flying leap about what happens to schools across the County will and 2006, budget cuts and api- auditorium, media center, represents its present accomourselves, our children, our families and our friends. So, when receive new or upgraded infra- raling economic conditions have cafeteria, art and music suites plishments and its hope for the 'stuff' hits the fan, what should those non-voters do? Since structure to support cutting- made total replacement of the as well as new classrooms. The the future. A promise made is they left their "game" at home, the best answer would be for edge instructional technology, existing structure an achiev- school's science wing and gym- a promise kept, and the Superthem to not bother complaining and just keep their mouths Bond-related projects range able, yet distant goal. That is nasium, which were erected in intendent and the Board Will shut. from electrical and technology until November 6, 2012 when 1997 and 2006, respectively, deliver on that promise. As a
upgrades to school renovations the community spoke loud and will get long overdue renovation member of the School Board, I Ap a for Demrs that and school replacements. Con- clear. With financing from the and remodeling makeovers. In am grateful to Superintendent
pl instruction at one of North Dade bond, funding is now available addition to getting a new build- Carvaiho and his team for mk
County's oldest high schools to support capital construc- ing, the school will receive class- ing Miami Norland a priority. ignor Bla k co mun*will be the first major bond ini- tion projects at Miami Norland room technology and electrical Our community is certainly deave you heard the latest political gossip in South Flori- High will. be replaced with a structural challenges. and air conditioning and heat- school.
da? Alex Sink is running for Congress, Charlie Crist is
Running for governor this time as a Democrat and
Perry Thurston hopes to become the State's first Black state at-BYJRETEL
torney. We're certain that as the 2014 ballot takes shape, there
will be more surprise announcements, more rumors that will j
morph from being speculation to fact and plenty of chess-like Team -mates wrngo to sa dby T mogIito
maneuvers on the side of both Democrats and Republicans. st n
But if we had to bet money, We'd say most politicians will spend This is a Black thing. teristic illuminated on the voice- that ugly word used as a calling ter understanding." very little time in Black communities and will spend even less And it should be rather easy mail begins with his bullying of card. A former Dolphins player quotmoney courting us for our vote. In fact, we wouldn't be surprised for any American to under- a younger teammate. 'It comes from a perspective of ed by The Herald contended that
if they ignored us all together and went to places like Little Ha- stand. Race is one of the threads in ignorance," Hall of Famer Kellen within the team's locker room,
vana or Aventura for rallies where they kiss babies, speak a little Regardless of the spin coming this sad adventure, but the pre- Winslow told USA TODAY Sports. Incognito is considered an "honSpanish and donate to a worthy Latino-based cause. from Miami Dolphins players, vailing issue is to what extent 'They lack an understanding orary" black man -- which preBut there's still time to change this on our own behalf. Here are there is no excusing suspended that Incognito's bullying per- of history, of how they got the sumably allows him to live in a a few suggestions as more political dark horses and frontrunners guard Richie Incognito's use of haps encouraged by coaches -- chance to get to where they are. world with white privilege and the N-word during his threaten- contributed to a fed-up Martin Whether it's an African-Amer- use disparaging racial epithets First lt' old anddtsaconaleekpoo.ht ing voicemail to a lmnemate, Jon- walking out on the team. ican or any other person using as he sees fit.
Firt, et' hld anddats ccontalesek pooftha tey atan Martin, as anything oth- For the Dolphins players to that word, it's not a good thing." Part of the issue is that too have practiced what they preach and stop taking their promises er than crude and race-hateful. spew concern that Incognito Winslow wonders if the shel- many African-Americans themas the gospel truth. Second, ask them what they've done for us And way over the line, is viewed as a racist is just one tered lifestyle of NFL players -- selves use the word. That still lately and then look for confirmation. Third, consider the essen- Martin is bi-racial. Incognito more bizarre element to the saga. many of whom had college expe- doesn't make it right. tial needs of our neighborhoods and then make our demands called him a "half (racial slur)." It also seems ridiculous that Dol- riences vastly different than the Then there's this view. Martin, known in a clear and succinct manner. And finally, for those Yet several Dolphins in- phins players have turned 'on bulk of the student body -- is a a Stanford grad. whose parts candidates who believe that Black votes don't matter or assume cluding Mike Wallace, Mike Martin to the degree that they reason for the disconnect. Maybe are Harvard-educated lawyers, that Blacks won't bother to vote, let's make a blood oath to vote Pouncey, Brent Grimes and Mi- blasted him on Wednesday. it's a generational thing, decades is viewed as not black enough. for their opponent and send them back to their gated communi- chael Egnew publicly defend- As teammates surely, but es- removed from the Civil Rights Just sickening. I thought we ties. Politics isn't all that complex unless one fails to govern ed Incognito while dismissing pecially as African-American era. No matter. This is still a so- were past that a long time ago. themselves by the rules. the racial disrespect. men, Wallace, Grimes, Pouncey, ciety where in many situations "Remember when people said
According to The Miami Her- Egnew should be appalled that -- although not as overt as in the The Cosby Show didn't reflect reald, the players are disturbed Incognito felt at liberty to use past -- a person can be judged ality?" Winslow said of the iconSecond thoughts on that Incognito is being por- racial slurs while threatening in the blink of an eye based on -ic, 80s-era series. 'It was like
trayed as a racist. Martin. their color or ethnicity. you couldn't have two black pro-














BLACKS MUST CONTROL THEIR OWN DESTINY 3ATHE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 15-19, 2013







The truth aboutwhy I'Mendorsing Dunn~
I ran for City Commissioner tion. I thought I would be in on the other side threatens our Dunn is the best choice e_ '/for District 5 because I wanted the runoff and worked hard to very safety and ability to talk cause the other 'element' ofto give the community a choice get there. After I didn't, I had to each other. The 'little Haiti' fers 'more of the same." More
-a candidate who believes in another choice to make en- incident was pure divisive poli- blight, more poverty, more desand loves this community and dorse. or not? I have decided to tics. Usually it's white folks pit- peration, more sadness but no who is one of its few life-long endorse Rev. Richard Dunn II. ting us against each other. This solutions except a bloody nose residents. I was willing to I put Here are my reasons: Rich- time it was the would-be com- if you don't agree. my reputation and integrity on ard Dunn is the' best choice. missioners. Now really! Dunn is the best choice beBY RGINLD CYNE ES "Lthe line because I wanted to' There was an 'element' in the The desperation of our com- cause District 5 deserves a
IegQ~yalx m gieour district a greater vision race that was not civil. The op- munities Liberty Square commissioner who seeks to
A and a viable choice a com- ponents chose'to fight, rather (Pork & Beans), Edison Courts, bring community together' bit \ munity representative that un- than discuss issues. They Victory Homes, Culmier Place divide. One. of our own has Rev Ri hard unn'sderstands its needs and knows were loud and rude and of- and Gardens, New Haven (The been trying to divide us based
how o hlp vercme ts anyon whether we are Haitian or deficits. Many understood and BakAeia.Saeo e
tactics have backfired embraced my vision,-one that got into the race on Aug. 24 and with less than 90 days and her 'anointed' one. Any
The Reverend Dunn II was in- District 5. included serious efforts to- was within 41 votes of a runoff. I am thankful to the voters Black person who is a citizen
stalled into District 5 seat to take -Along comes a new, bright light wards job creation; creating a .Lwho also want more for this community thanl just getting of this country is, ipso facto, the place of Commissioner Spen- Keon Hardemon a disciple of safe environment; partnering by. I thank all of the voeswho understand that moigfrad African American. We will not ce-Jones. At that time, he stated Spence-Jones and he launches a with fine arts neighborhoods; voesmvn o~d fall for the old 'rope a dope.'
he would not run for the seat, but grassroots campaign. He talks to creating a substantial tax base; means moving in a new direction. -We will stand together all of would simply work for citizens of the voters and wins them over, and proactive leadership that us of the African Diaspora
DistrictS5. The taste of power must The voters of District 5 did not generates development plans Haitian, Bahamian, Southern,
have been intoxicating because he want an establishment Negro who and not just responds to them. fered no options other than a "Graveyard), Wynwood and so Caribbean. South and Central decided that he wanted the seat. will follow along like a little lap I got into the race on Aug. 24 'bloody nose' or beat down. It many others where residents American. We are smarter and He ran and lost against Michelle dog, but rather wanted a leader and with less than 90 days was reminded me of the bumper are willing to- do almost any- and wiser than to .let politics Spence-Jones. Rather than go who would fight for District 5. within 41 votes of a runoff. I sticker: My kid will beat up thing to earn a few extra dollars, divide us. We are all better tothrough another election baffle Hardemon established himself as am thankful to the voters who your -Honor Student. In case helped me further understand gether. that he could not win, he used the the ideal replacement to Spence- also want more for this com- you don't know, that's why that economic development Jacqui Colyer is a longtime legal system to prevent her from Jones. He won the general elec- munity than just getting by. I District 5 is suffering the way and training are critical to the Miami resident, a former county. completing her term. Without Mi- tion with twice as many votes as thank all of the voters who un- it is. The middle class is leaving overall solution of redevelop- executive and was one of four chelle Spence-Jones, he assumed, his two nearest competitors, Now, derstand that moving forward the commiunity. Dunin is best ment not offered more pander- candidates vying for city comas did the entire political estab- all the big establishment people means moving in a new direc- choice because the 'element' ing and platitudes. missioner. lishment, that he would waltz are flocking to his side. Hardemon
into District 5. He had the money hopes to fill the shoes of Spenceand he edoremens -victory Jones who dedicated her life toBYT
would be complete and final. The the District, working nonstop to ~,

political establishment forgot one bring jobs, safety and better City
thing the people of District 5 services to a District that had
have a mind of their own. long been neglected. Despite the Vot r e a e o L s e ip t .i i i tv
whom voted for Spence-Jones, integrity and honesty. It was this Recently Attorney General ami, and the Attorney General pain is subjective and left up to In order to preserve the public were turned off by what amount- honesty and her strong Christian Pam Bondi reviewed an amend- has remained steadfast in her individual interpretation. Resi- health and safety of this great ed to a dirty trick to keep her from faith that carried her through the ment, which if passed, would efforts to curb the widespread dents are all too familiar with state, I have to stand with the finishing her term. The person dark days. legalize marijuana under the abuse of prescription drugs and the pill mills in Florida where Attorney General on this issue
responsible for that dirty trick, So now, Keon Hardemon, is giv- guise of medicine. As evidenced the proliferation of pill mills. unscrupulous Florida Doctors and commend her for giving an Dunn, was not the person they en the opportunity to serve. by a myriad of studies, some Now, she has reviewed this were prescribing Oxycodone for honest advisory opinion on this felt should inherit her seat. The Reginald J. Clyne, a veteran compounds found in the mani- so-called medical marijuana 'pain." amendment.
voters showed Dunn that steal- South Florida attorney, and his juana plant have medicinal amendment and calls it "limit- I am very concerned for those As president of The Urban ing away their right to choose a firm, was recently acquired by the benefit. However, I am quite less.' suffering with life threatening League of Greater Miami, I
leader was not the way to win the Florida law firmn of Lydecker Diaz certain that I will not be voting It is apparent that John Mor- illness but I cannot see allowing do not feel that this initiative hearts and minds of the voters of in Miami. to legalize the street drug mari- conveys its true meaning and
juana, label it medicine and ramifications., Further, as dis*0WDWWmT Jj make it available to anyone, at have seen the devastation of the prescription drug epidemic cussed earlier this year at the
LW )"UN a" vwm any age, for any condition. p Liberty City Marijuana Summit,'
Oft OJERML 07HER CA I have followed this issue here in Florida, especially In Miami, and the AttorneyGeneral I am certain that if passed, this
-BNWDC~t~4 0JW8R*W closely and continue to listen ahas remained steadfast in her efforts to curb the widespread amendment would have a negaA BILLj, FO to both sides. John Morgan, the abuse of prescription drugs and the proliferation of pill mills. tive impact on public safety for 1~W LO&O spokesperson of this potential our residents. I believe it would
initiative, continues to prom- increase drugged driving, as
ise that his amendment would gan's words and motives are a system that is predisposed to it did in California. It wvill also not play out like California and dubious. It is clear that the abuse. Looking at the prescrip- have negative environmental Colorado's permissive systems. potential 2014 initiative would tion drug problem in Florida, impacts from marijuana grow He claims his amendment is not be any different from states there are many people who operations, as it has had in very restrictive. Yet, AG Bondi's like California, where statistics have legitimate pain issues who other states that have legalized recent statements conflict with show that over 90 percent of have' been negatively affected marijuana. We can learn from Morgan's. the users do not smoke pot for by widespread over prescribing. the mistakes that other states
I have seen the devastation of specific debilitating illnesses or That is not fair. Why vote for have made. We must be wise4 the prescription drug epidemic diseases, but rather for what is marijuana to be a medicine and and look at the facts before we here in Florida, especially in Mi- categorized as "pain." The term trade pill mills for pot shops. vote.






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"III take anyone," Davion graduating from high s chool
WALTER DAVIS, 23 DELICE ROUX, 22 said. "Old or young, dad or and ending u~p unemployed,
Student, Miami Student, Miami mom, Black, white, purple. M here were nearly 400,000 children in foster care in 2012, homeless or in the juvenile





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Watson leads way in distributing

food to community's needy people
Miami times staff report Park. The leaders were joined cally and mentally disabled,
by the City of North Miami and the homeless. Farm Share State Representative Bar- Beach and the Department of specializes in getting donated bara Watson along with State Children and Families. Accord- fresh fruits and vegetables from Senator Oscar Braynon and ing to Feeding South Florida Florida's farmers and putting it Miami-Dade County Commis- over the past two years, there into the hands of the millions sioner Jean Monestime recent- has been an increase in the re- of low-income families in need :.
ly partner with Farm Share to liance on emergency food pro- of nutritious food. The program serve over 1,500 families free grams by 39 percent. Those in provides more than 15 million food. The partnership resulted need of food assistance include pounds of nutritious food to in the distribution of 21,000 children, the working poor, more than 600,000 low-income ,. ,i .
pounds of food at Oak Grove older adults, veterans, physi- households across Florida.




Opa-locka prepares for Art of Transformation fundraiser

Miami imes staff report

On Friday, Nov. 15th, the Opalocka Community Development
Corporation [OLCDC] will host an
evening dedicated to the historic
past, present and bright future of
the Opa-locka community. The
second annual fundraising event
celebrates the ambitious revitalization plan sponsored by the
non-profit organization to create Bla;k violin
visual, physical and economi-
cally-sustainable design that in- bar sponsored by Bacardi, Bare- tographer Hunter Barnes (pre- Wilson-Mourning will be joined volves and empowers residents, foot Wine & Bubbly and dance senting portraits from his recent by Dr. Willie Logan, president/ while converting the city into a to music by Soul Proof. Local residency in Opa-locka) and an CEO of OLCDC, City of Opa-loctrue "community of choice." philanthropist Tracey Wilson- architectural installation by ka Mayor Myra Taylor and State profit community development form neighborhoods by capitalSurrounded by private jets Mourning will serve as the host. Germane Barnes. American hip- Representative Cynthia Stafford, corporation in order to address izing on community assets, emin the newest private hangar Guests will be treated to live hop duo Black Violin will per- District 109. The event runs the distressed unemployment powering residents and creating
(51) of the Opa-locka Executive painting, pop-up performances form an eclectic mix of jazz, hip- from 7 to 11 p.m. Tickets are conditions, particularly in the community and economic initiaAirport, 14933 NW 41st Ave., by multidisciplinary artists, a hop, funk and blue grass with available at www.olcdc.org. Opa-locka and North Dade tives that serve as a catalyst in guests will.indulge in delectable special preview exhibit by re- Kev Marcus on violin and Wil B The OLCDC was established County, Florida, communities. promoting sustainable develophors d'oeuvres, enjoy an open nowned New York-based pho- on viola. in November 1980 as a non- Its primary mission is to trans- ment.


Blckvesrecount Vietnam, ._.
Black vetS recount Vetnaml As a FREE Community Service Program by North Shore Medical Center,

War's impact in new book we are pleased to offer the following informative event:
By Robert Nolin duced their book and signed
copies at the African-AmeriMore than four decades may can Research Library & Cul- H
have passed, but for many of tural Center in Fort Lauderthose who fought it, emotional dale.
scars left by the Vietnam War Army vet Eulas Mitchell, 68, have yet to fully heal. Hollywood, said he was bedevSo the veterans at VFWPost iled by post traumatic stress w
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'People stood amiog the ruins of houses destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, Philip- A father and his children waited for food relief outside their makeshift tent in Tacloban,
si ohuserebTh naaTut 220,000. which is in Leyte Province in the central Philippines and was devastated by Typhoon HaiDevastation in typhoon's path slows relief in Philippines

By Keith Bradsher Residents here described a stretches of the far-flung when emergency funds have in the Philippines thought they earth and environment, said
terrifying experience on Friday archipelago, it was difficult been depleted by other calami- had witnessed something of in an e-mail that several facCEBU, Philippines The evening in which seawater to know if the storm was as ties, most notably a 7.2 earth- a miracle. The storm that lit tors had contributed to Haiscale of the devastation and suddenly filled the streets, deadly in more remote areas. quake that struck the middle up social media for days with yan's destructiveness, starting the desperation wrought rising within minutes until it The storm posed new chal- of the country four weeks ago. dire warnings was thought to with its intensity. "Just by
by one of the most power- had entirely submerged the lenges for President Benigno On Monday, after the reports have mostly spared the islands looking at the satellite images,
ful storms ever to buffet the ground floor of homes and was S. Aquino III, who just two of widespread raiding of stores because it did not linger long the eye is perfectly formed," ,pi4pites came into much ,waist-deep-oni ithe second floor months ago struggled to wrest and robberies and rising fears enough to dump a deluge of he said. "The storm is tight,
clearer view on Monday, three for those homes that had sec- back a major city in the south of a breakdown of law and rain. nearly perfectly circular, with
days after it hopscotched ond floors. Screaming people from insurgents. Mr. Aquino order, the government said it What they did not factor incredibly high wind speeds. It
across the country's midsec- bobbed in the water, -many has been praised at home and was flying more police officers into their hopeful assessments is right out of the textbooks." tion whipping up monstrous, grabbing for floating debris but abroad for his fight against to the region. was a storm surge that some The low atmospheric preswalls of seawater. not all succeeding. corruption during his three Although deadly storms are reports said reached 13 feet in sure of the storm's eye helps
Survivors spoke of people As Monday dawned, it be- and a half years in office, not unusual in the Philippines, Tacloban, and which left a trail pull the storm surge, in which
swept away in the tsunami-like came, increasingly obvious that leading to increased foreign Typhoon Haiyan appears to of destruction that in some water can rise by dozens torrents, their corpses strewn Typhoon Haiyan's destructive investment and an impres- stand apart, both in the feroc- ways mirrored the aftermath of feet very rapidly, Profesamong the wreckage of the force had been exponentially sive growth rate. But he must ity of its winds, which some of tsunamis. One photo of a sor Murray said. "This is, of
storm, Typhoon Haiyan. Pho- worse than first assumed, rav- still contend with Muslim described as sounding like a merchant ship left stranded on course, on top of the wind, on tos from the hard-hit city of aging cities, towns and fish- separatists in the south and freight train, and in its type of land resembled images from top of the waves, on top of the Tacloban showed vast stretch- ing villages across the islands with provinces that have long destruction. Most deaths from Japan in 2011, when an earth- normal tidal cycle," he said. es swept clean of homes, and of the central Philippines on been the domains of regional typhoons in the Philippines quake flung a wall of water "You have, swollen rivers from reports emerged of people who Friday. strongmen, resistant to gov- are caused by mudslides and onto its northeastern shore. the intense rain, failing at
were&sperate for food and By some estimates, at least ernment control. rain-swollen rivers. Prof. Rick Murray, an ocean- inches per hour. The bottom
water raiding aid convoys and 10,000 people may have died Now added to that list was So when Haiyan sped across ographer with expertise in line is that there is a heck of stripping the stores that had in Tacloban alone, and with one of the country's worst the islands on Friday, some Asian climate systems at Bos- a lot of water arriving from all been left standing. phone service out across natural disasters, at a time officials and weather experts ton University's department of directions."





















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Broward Circuit Judge charged with DUT U C 2cc / f
By Tanya Alanez case plays out. Meanwhile, the punctual, speedy docket.
Broward chief judge and Broward State records show this wasShoigeaetenddmnndogrcpaig
A veteran Broward circuit judge State Attorney's Office are trying her second DUL The first was in
found herself at the other end of to figure out how to deal with her 1988.frmblewonsiAlataheghrhd
the judicial system last Wednes- arrest. Despite two calls to her cell- Miami police are investigating a early, morning shooting that left a teenaged
day carted off to jail following Broward Chief Judge Peter phone, Imperato, aimarried moth- girl dead, a man and adog recovering from bullet wounds.Tile shooting occurred
her DUI arrest. Weinstein said there is no specific .er of two, could not be reached for in the 1400 block of Northwest, 34th;Street in .the heavily residential Allapattah
After Judge Cynthia Imperato protocol in place dictating how to comment Thursday. neighborhood;
spent last Tuesday evening at 1 handle a judge in this situation. "Hes all over the road," said a
a social legal function, she was "Judge Imperato, is a fine judge, caller who phoned 911 at 9:49 The young girl, about. 16, was, transported to Jackson Memorial Hospital,
seen weaving on the roadway, she is a terrific human being and p.m. Tuesday to report seeing an where she died. The man on the.scene, Ias Pedr6 Nunez, 26, was transported
nearly hitting a vehicle in her is entitled to the presumption of erratic white Mercedes-Benz turn also, with non-life threatening. injuries.Police say the two people were in a van in
white Mercedes-Benz in Boca Ra- innocence and due process," he onto Northeast Second Street front of a single family house when the suspect approached.
ton, officials said. said. from Federal Highway.
By Wednesday morning Imper- Known as "Cindy," the former "He nearly' sideswiped meMimmadIleafrbinshtuighict
ato, 56, had been released from police officer and ex-statewide twice. He's gotta be drunk," the Miamithan dieswafter being shot deauusdymring hfyro hairutg
jail and called in sick to work. prosecutor is a well-liked judge, caller, who said he wasn't sure AfahrotwwsfunsotddTedymrig'ntefoeofiso,Now, she is awaiting her own CYNTHIA IMPERATO with a reputation for making if the driver was male or female, .time girlfriend's Miami home, according and friends and family members. When
judgment while her misdemeanor Broward circuit judge 'decisive rulings and running a said. "He's really dangerous." he arrived at '4503 N. Miami Ave., he learned that his 'older brother was dead.
Neighbors said they heard six to eight gunshots before noon lastTuesday. According to police, Cazezneuze was on the porch getting haircut when a m~an ar1 1 ,~ ~r~rlc. rived and started arguing with him. The man apparently shot hiim andl fled, whiile
De u i s W omiiai A I bru ghUk dst ru d a Caze'zneuze ran into the house and then collapsed, police said

By Jon O'Neill deputies, the report said. '{> Hypoluxo Road with two chilDeputies arrested Ortega < dren, Deputies bought heroin Man in wheelchair found dead on 1-95
A 29-year-old woman brought Tuesday and charged her with \ and dilaudid while the young- Police are awaiting autopsy result Is to determine the cause of death for a man
young children with her when' several counts of selling heroin sters waited nearby. fou Ind Sunday alongside his wheelchair on Interstate 95. William Randolph Lockshe sold heroin to undercover and pills. On Oct. 2, investigators met
cops, Palm Beach County depu- According to the report, depu- ..Otg nteprigltof un ard, 55, described by relatives as Ihomeless, apparently died of natural causes,
ties say. .ties first encountered Ortega on Depot at 2003 10th Ave. N and said the Florida Highway Patrol. Lockard was pushing his wheelchair along the
The woman, Linnette Figueroa Sept. 11 at the Super 8 Motel 'bought Xanax pills, known on southbound shoulder of 1-95 south of Atlantic Boulevard about 8 a.m. last Sunday*
Ortega, sold $200 worth of hero- at 1255 Hypoluxo Road. Ortega 'he street as 'sticks.' when he sat down in the chair'and died from an. unknown medical condition, acin to deputies on Tuesday while sold an undercover officer $60 The final deal happened Tues- cording to FHP
four kids, ranging in age from of what proved to be heroin, or day at the McDonald's at 828
6 to 12, waited in a car nearby, 'China,' as it's known on te S. Military Trail at about 3:50
according to an arrest report. street. p.m. After deputies purchased Slain w om an's fam ily aw aits
Ortega also made a deal with On Sept. 12, undercover the drugs, Ortega drove off in a
deputies on Sept. 18, when she deputies met Ortega again, the ~. silver Pontiac with the children th ex c io of er k l r
walked up to the unmarked report said, when they bought. inside. She was stopped and ar-th ex c io of erk l r
police car with two boys, ages more than a gram of heroin. rse.BSuaJcbon forgiveness3 and 5, in tow. She then sold On Sept. 18, the day Ortega LINNETIE FIGUEROA ORTEGA The children involved in both .,"whatsoever.
$22 inheoinan diaudd o cmeto he ru del t 101 Sold heroin to deputies cases were not identified. Twenty-two years of rage Tet-w
and pain live inside Diane '~years is outStewart. geous. It's
Life as she knew it stopped just outraOct. 3, 1991, the day her eous."
Ma ., c us d fse u ll a tck n g I28-year-old daughter, Denise If 40-year-B [ lhsan di 8, a c seuf se u lyet a ki g g r Collins, was raped in her Or- KIMBROUGH od Kim-pu
ByIovn Rdiuzto be," said Sheyla Jackson, ange County apartment and bog ~ u
& Erika Pesantes' "School and District offi- whose two 'teenagers attend beaten to death. todahas
cials take reports of these inci- Blanche Ely. "At the same time, Tuesday is the day Stewart scheduled, he will be the 81st
POMPANO BEACH -An dents very seriously," Broward this is a very bad allegation has been waiting for all these person executed in Florida
18-year-old man was in the act Schools Police Chief David Golt against a young child, because years. since the U.S. Supreme Court
of sexually attacking a student said Thursday. "We're talc- he is still a child." 'reinstituted the deathpenin a bathroom at Blanche Ely ing the appropriate action and Jackson said she still thinks alty in 1976 and the second
High School during the school working with BSO to investigate the school is safe. man executed using a new
day when a school police officer this alleged incident. Jackson's children, Demetri-drg
and guard showed up, prompt- Ius Graham, 14 and Quanisha A pending federal lawsuit
ing the attacker to run away, of- "This appears to be an isolat- Graham, 15, agreed. The sib- '., alleges that the drug, one of
ficials said. ed incident," he said. "Reports lings said they knew Duncan three used in the process,
Toby Duncan grabbed the girl, of these type incidents are not and didn't believe the allega- violates the Eighth Amendwho was resisting, in a bear hug common [on] our school cam- tions. They described Duncan ment's prohibition against
Tuesday and dragged her into a puses." as active in school sports. cruel and unusual1 punishboy's restrooms at Blanche Ely An arrest report indicated 6~At Duncan's first-appearance ment.
High School in Pompano Beach, that Duncan had previously ',;. court hearing Thursday, ajudge Stewart is unmoved: "He's
according to the Broward Sher- acted violently with other stu- TBDUCNordered him held without bond. gigt ev hspae
iff's Office. dents at the school. It is unclear Algd atcker Statistics compiled by the +much easier than she did."
Citing student privacy laws, if Duncan personally knew the eg 0Florida Department of Educa- 'Denise Collins had comBroward school officials de- girl. escape, but Duncan forced her tion show that in the 2011-12 plained to a manager at her
lined to say whether Duncan, According to a Broward Sher- hands together and kept her school year, sex-related inCI- apartment complex that a
who lives in Pompano Beach, iffs report, Duncan grabbed the in the stall, the Sheriff's Office dents made up less than 1 per- stranger, thought to have
attends Blanche Ely. His al- girl by her arms and forced her said. cent of all "safety incident re- .been Kimbrough, was haleged attack occurred minutes into the restrooms about 10:08 He exposed himself to the girl ports" at Broward schools, or at rassing her with lewd cornbefore the end of the school's a.m. at the school at 1201 NW and attempted to engage in a off-campus school functions. Denise Collins ments and had threatened
third period, the agency said. Sixth Ave. sex act with her, the report said. Of 6,500 Broward school inci- her. He lived with his mother
When authorities caught up As she resisted, Duncan At that point, a security guard dents reported last school year, The New Jersey mother and in a different building at Carwith him, he was arrested on picked her up off the floor in a came into the bathroom and 545 were sexual in nature, re- her surviving daughter, An- ousel Club. charges of sexual battery, false bear hug and carried her inside interrupted Duncan, who ran cords show. Such reported sex nette Collins, plan to travel to One night, Kimbrough, imprisonment and lewd battery the bathroom against her will, away but was jailed Wednes- acts range from sexual harass- Florida to witness the execu- then 18, put a ladder against and lewd molestation on a mi- the report said. day, records show. The officer, ment to sexual battery. Mean- tion of Darius Kimbrough, Collins' second-floor balnor, records show. known as a school resource of- while, the total number of re- the man convicted of the say- cony, climbed up and broke
Despite Duncan's arrest, Once inside the stall, he tried ficer, also responded. ported incidents in Broward is age attack. in through a sliding-glass
such incidents are extremely to pull her pants down, grabbed The sexual battery arrest down from 7,210 reported dur- IIt's past time, Stewart said. door. He raped her in her rare at schools, with campuses her buttocks and touched her alarmed some parents. 'ing the 2010-11 school year. "There's no closure," she bed, punched her in the face,
remaining safe havens for stu- genitals over her clothing, au- "If these allegations are true, No sexual batteries were re- said. "There's no forgiveness broke her jaw and fractured dents, officials said. thorities said. The girl tried to then he is in jail where he needs ported at Blanche Ely last year. for him from either of us. No numerous bones in her skull.



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Elimin ating the schoolhouse /A


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By Robert W. Runcie agreement, we continue efforts to P
and Marsha Ellison establish and implement guidelines to handle school-based stu- 7
It is startling that in the 2011- dent misbehaviors. Already this
2012 school yar, Broward Coun- school year, we are seeing posity Public. Schools led, the state of tive results including a decrease <"/
F>~loria in the number of students suspensions by 66.2 percent Q
arrested on school campuses. RUNCIE ELLISON compared to the same time~ pe- '
The ajority~ of' these incidents 5 to sign a historic Collaborative riod in 2012. Expulsion abeyance ~
inoed no-iofl~et halfe of remto on School Discipline placement was also reduced by ~//
meno inc~idents,.vrhl ft eliminate the "schoolhouse 51.4 percent and school related
these students had never been to jailhouse pipeline" through arrests are down by 40.7 percent. '/
referred to' the Juvenile Justice programs such as PROMISE BCPS and the NAACP are comKSystemi prior to these incidents. (Preventinjg Recidivism through mitted to producing and supSchoo~l safety is a priority and Opportunities, Mentoring, Inter- porting scholars, Iinnovators,
students must face consequenc- ventions, Support and Educa- and leaders for America and the p 'p.
es for their actions. However, we tion), .global community. By working 'also know that arrests and con- PROMISE is a unique Broward together, we demonstrate to the tact with the criminal justice sys- County initiative designed to ad- .nation a proactive' strategy for
tenm severely hinder a student's dress the needs of students who minimizing the number of chil- A ht/tphnSsiFl
chance of graduating on time, at- commit non-violent' behavioral dren funneled from our schools-A htteanSviFl
tending college, joining the miii- infractions that previously could to our criminal justice system FILE, In this Oct. 30, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks~at, Boston's historic
tary and getting a job. have resulted in the student en- for non-violent misdemeanor of- Faneul Hall about the federal health care law.
Across the> country, failing ze- tering the Juvenile Justice Sys- fenses.1
re-tolerance policies are also cre- tern. Most importantly, we are estab- m: j l r c n
ating higher dropout rates, low- Through the PROMISE pro- lishing a disciplinary system that Oaa o r 'mr c n
ering academic achievement and gram, students are temporarily will increase student achieveresulting in students, particular- placed in an alternative educa- ment, student engagement, acly students of color, not receiving tional setting, in lieu of arrest, cess to college and strengthen a re lo sin g mi e d ica l in su ra n c e
the help they need, where they receive behavioral our community for this genera~This is why BCPS, in partner- supports, counseling and men- tion and those to come. By Julie Pace to do everything we can to deal job to get it fixed."
ship with community organiza- toring in an environment focused Marsha Ellison is Fort Lauder- with folks who find themselves In recent days, focus has
tions like the NAACP, local law on helping them make better life dale NAACP president and Robert Seeking to calm a growing in a tough position as a conse- intensified on the president's enforcement and government choices. 'W Runcie is Superintendent Bro- furor, President Barack Obama quence of this,' Obama said. promise that Americans who
agencies, came together on Nov. As part of the collaborative ward County Public Schools. said last week he's sorry Ameni- The president's apology comes liked their insurance coverage cans are losing health insurance as the White House tries to would be able to keep it. He plans he repeatedly said they combat a cascade of troubles repeated the line often, both as

B roward officials concerned about could keep under his signature surrounding the rollout of the the bill was being debated in
health care law. But the presi- health care law often referred to Congress and after it was signed dent stopped short of apologiz- as "Obamacare." The healthcare. into law. But the health care law Lauderhill group home closing doors mng for making those promises gov website that was supposed itself made that promise lns
in the first place. to be an easy portal for Ameri- impossible to keep. It mandated
By Larry Barszewski when a place closes. The money the tni-county area. Signaling possible tweaks to cans to purchase insurance has that insurance coverage must
could cover transitional housing *"If I filled up every bed be- the law, Obama said his admin- been riddled by technical issues., meet certain standards and that Broward commissioners will for those who lose their hous- tween Dade and Broward and istration was working to close And with at least 3.5 million policies falling short of those
put aside $275,000 in case it's ing, including seniors and those Palm Beach counties with the "some of the holes and gaps" Americans receiving cancellation standards would needed to relocate Lauderhill with mental health issues. discharge of these patients, that were causing millions of notices from their insurance no longer be valid unless they
group home residents being The residents usually receive I wouldn't have enough bed Americans to get cancellation companies, there's new scrutiny were grandfathered, meandisplaced because the city's fire some form of assistance, some space for 120 of them," Coin- letters. Officials said he was aimed at the way the president ing some policies were always fee is forcing many adult living combination of Medicare or missioner Barbara Sharief said. referring to fixes the admninis- tried to sell the law to the public expected to disappear. facilities to close their doors. Medicaid or Social Security that "This would be like a stopgap, tration can make on its own, in the first place. The W~hite House says under
Commissioners said last can be used at adult living fa- kind of get us to move them not legislative options some In last week's interview, those guidelines, fewer than 5
week they wouldn't pay the fire cilities. But commissioners said to wherever they needed to congressional lawmakers have Obama took broader responsi- percent of Americans will have fee for the facilities or provide the Lauderhill situation could be moved safely so that they proposed. bility for the health care woes to change their coverage. But
them with money to stay open, end up affecting more than 260 wouldn't be hospitalized, be- "We've got to work hard to than in his previous comments in a nation of more than 300 but they wanted to make sure residents. Currently, there are cause hospitalization costs us make sure that they know we about the rollout, declaring that million people, 5 percent is residents don't end up homeless only open beds for about 140 in more." hear them, and we are going if the law isn't working "it's my about 15 million peo ple.
















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Can Hardemon continue riding the wave to victory?

RUNOFF ing a new campaign manager our team.7 people even more excited about longstanding history in South
continued from 1A& and a much-needed endorse- Colyer said, "I'm pleased that FOR HARDEMON, SLOW AND my campaign. But I think peo-, Florida politics. of politicians
ment. there is a space and a place for STEADY IS KEY pie know where I stand and the failing to "keep their word,"
candidate, Jacqui Colyer, by me. I've come on board because Hardemon said he doesn't number of votes we Malone said. "I sl!,
only 44 votes. To her credit, COLYER JOINS we both realize how important plan to do anything significant- received confirm that ed in 'a public forum~
Colyer, who didn't enter the THE DUNN TEAM it is to build bridges. This isn't ly different in the runoff cam- they support me." '.that I would suppot
race until August, finished with "I am honored and humbled about me or about Richard paign. He was successful in his He ad ,ded that th ,e Hardemon if 'he' b I
21.53 percent (1,405) while to. have the support of Jac- Dunn it's about the people in early-voting and absentee-ballot endorsement' and came th 'e candidate
Dr. Robert Malone, qui Colyer a woman of bril- District 5 and who can do the campaign which gave him a sol-' support of Spence- that was successful.
Jr. came in last with liance, integrity and best job as commissioner. I'm id lead going into the Tuesday Jones was. "extreme- Therefore he has my
10.44 percent (681). a longstanding record running with Dunn and have on voting. And t .hat was enough, ly helpful." And last edreet e
As one pollster said,, of' doing good for, our my sneakers because we cannot given the fact that of, the Dis- weekend, Hardemon spect his win and efDunn raised more community," he said. afford to keep doing business as trict's 40,513 registered voters, confirmed that after fr s4cniae
money and had the "In the midst of par- usual." more than half of those who vot- meeting with Malone MALONE It is my hope that he
endorsements but ticipating in several Dunn's fate now rests in the ed did so either early or through late last week, that he becomes a leader that
was unable to per- debates, we wound hands of J.L. Castillo a high- absentee ballots, had picked up the fourth-place governs with the intention of inform when it count- up sitting next to each ly-regarded political operative "Our, strategy was to get as 'finisher's endorsement. Malone cluding and respecting the 16 to
ed. Dunn' says it's a .~';' other and in conver- who successfully 'ran the' cam- many votes early as, possible had previously told The Miami 17 neighborhoods in District 5."
brand new day now sations, discovered paign of Miami-Dade County and we were pretty successful," Times that he was not going to Malone added that the two
with the score 0-0. 'COLYER that we are very much Commissioner Audrey Edmon- Hardemon said. "We'll continue endorse either candidate but first met when he was a scholIn a press conference alike in our views. She son. Dunn's son, Richard III, in the same way during the run- that he would "wait on the vot- arship recruiter and Hardemon
held last week at Liberty City's will be .an integral part of our will also lead the election efforts off and will use our dollars as ers and then support the win- was a freshman at FAMU. Hadley Park, Dunn announced campaign and when we win, as one of two campaign manag- efficiently as possible through ner." The stage is set election day
changes in his strategy includ- she'll be an integral part of ers. the various media outlets to get "Unfortunately, there ,is a is next Tuesday.



What really happened to, Kendrick Johnson? Rdkn we ol n otoes

JUSTICE made clear, Crump says, iwh rerse the decision that has SNYDER Redskins Stadium. Not long af- 'get, him to do .the. right thing.
continued from 1A there were two coroner's reports ground a halt to the coroner's continued from 1A trta ernmdi gi o Myent o ue oehn
adwyicnitnisb-inquest." 'fobl.FedEx Field after the worldwide other than good sense seems
and hy iconssteniesle-. It wasn't until 1962 delivery company agreed to pay' to motivate Snyder's refusal 'to
ruled that they must be released. tween them exist. A state medical examiner taWshnonbcm te$25 ilonfrheend this "controversy.
And while the family had hoped' In. recent developments, Mi- ruled Johnson's death acciden- thtWsigo beaehe$0 mlinfrte
that the videos would bring chael Moore, U.S. Attorney for tal, despite evidence of a neck last NFL team to integrate its right to put its name The strongest tradilocker room. For many years, on it. That proved that ton of Washington's
clarity and answer some long the Middle District of' Georgia, injury -found in a second autop- NLfaciei t
sought-after Questions, viewing said "sufficient basis exists" to sy. conducted by a pathologist the team's fight song, "Hail to at least where money'NLfaciesit them only made for more confu- warrant a formal review of the hired by the family. The youth's teRdknugdplyr'oisnvleda aehsoy o hne
sion and disillusion. facts.. Last Thursday, a Georgia fingernails had been clipped, his "fight for old Dixie" -- a shame- change for some part Pressured by John F.
"When we got the video what Judge ruled that pending' the clothes were missing and organs less appeal to the Southern fan of his team is not im- Kennedy's administrawe saw 'was~ unbelie-able," outcome of that review, he will had been removed and replaced base the football club tried to mutable. tion, it desegregated
Crump said. "There were 1,900' decide whether to hear the cor- with paper. 'cultivate during the Jim Crow It also suggests that the team. Under Snyhours of footage, 36 cameras oner's inquest. Johnson's par- His parents say it seems' like years. Snyder might be hold- der, there's been nothand 36 different' angles but ents had asked for the inquest for 'every, step forward they are "After .81 years, the team ing out for another ing but change. He has
the only one that is distorted is and according to their attorney, forced 'to take two steps back.' name 'Redskins' continues to naming rights deal. hired six head coaches the camera facing the wrestling will appeal the decision. "We are 'not alldwed to com.- hold the memories and mean- The Oneida Indian Na- SNYDER, in 10 seasons. Snyder
mats where Kendrick's body "It's a slap in the face and is ment on Iwhat we think hap- ing of where we came from, who tion, an upstate New fired Vinny Cerrato,
was found. It begs the question just the opposite of what we pened 'to our son but we are we are, and who we want to be York Indian tribe that owns a his team's executive vice presiwhether someone distorted the had hoped," Crump added. "A looking for the support of or- in the years to come," Snyder large casino resort in the Em- dent for football operations in video. The family is frustrated coroner's inquest which would ganizations like the NAACP, went on to say in his open let- pire State, has led the push to 2009, because he didn't stop beyond 'words and had to sue have provided certainty as to churches and people in general ter. change the nickname of Sny- Snyder from making a bad hirjust to get the footage released.' the cause of death, would have in ways big or small," said But, in fact, the team came der's team. Last week, the NFL ing decision. What we all thought would be a taken no more than 60 days. 'Jacquelyn and Kenneth John- from Boston, where it began owner went to Alabama to visit All of this-'suggests that the moment of relief has just added But a federal review can take son. 'Somehow we have to move play in 1932 as the Boston leaders of the Poarch Band of controversy over the offensive to our h-!ustrations." a very long time even years. forward and we're doing that by Braves. The next year it was Creek Indians, which also op- nickname of Snyder's IfootThis family has already been hiring a team to do a separate renamed the Redskins. That erates casinos and has com- ball teamn has little to do with U.S. Al-rORNEY'S waiting over 300 days, standing investigation. As for the offi- wasn't the team's only short- -'plained about his team's use of tradition and more to do with
OFFICE TAKES OVER on street corners, holding post- cials who have been investigat- lived tradition. After buying the the Native American pejorative, his bullheaded resistance to a
A second coroner's death in- ers asking, for witnesses to come ing Kendrick's murder, we don't team in 1999, Snyder changed Maybe Snyder is trying to set change he has chosen to fight. vestigation report, unsigned forward and even being arrested trust them. Why should we? the name of its stadium from off a bidding war among Native DeWayne VWicidam writes on and undated, was provided to for their protest efforts. We're If they were trustworthy they Jack Kent Cooke Stadium to American tribes for the right to Tuesdays for USA TODAY. CNN byf the Lowndes County going to the, appellate court. in would have'done the right thing
Sheriff's Office. What was not Atlanta and our only goal is to from the beginning."


Repeal efforts on gun law shot down

LAW to change the language of the law Readers may recall that it was
continued from 1A has already passed committee, the Dream Defenders who, under
We're hoping it will come over to the leadership of Phillip Agnew,
'The committee shot down the House so we can be victorious 28, a FAMU Student Body presiHouse Bill 4003, a repealer bill, in getting some traction in terms dent and School of Business and that would have removed State of changing the laws. It's one of Industry 2008 graduate, that statute 776.103 from the law the best pieces of legislation we've led extensive protests and dembooks," McGhee said. "But we seen in a long time and it has the onstrations, including a 31-day needed the majority of legisla- backing of law enforcement, pros- sit-in at Florida's Capitol after tors to vote in our favor that ecutors, community activists and the Zimmerman verdict was andidn't happen. Our governor has legislators. nounced.
refused to call the legislature for State Representative Perry "For now the Dream Defenders a special session on the law but Thurston, who recently an- is just a Florida group and we reHouse Speaker Will Weatherford nounced his candidacy for state ally aren't a card-carrying group, 4
has agreed to a hearing on the law attorney general, said during but our base is growing," Agnew in the fall." the testimonies that he would be said.
more inclined to support a bipar- He estimated that there areA BIPARTISANSHIP MAY tisan reform bill akin to the one about 250 "members."
BEKEY TO A REPEAL that is now on the Senate floor. "We were at the hearing because
McGhee added that while the we needed to go on record as sayrepeal drive was unsuccessful, he YOUTH DEMAND TO BE HEARD ing that Stand Your Ground is a remains optimistic. McGhee noted that a huge con- very bad law that needs to get off -,. ;a
"This will go down in history as tingency of young adults showed the books," he said. "That's one of one of the most heartfelt and life- up for the hearing, many of them our priorities but there are other a'~ altering decisions that elected of- being part of the Dregm Defend- issues that we're concerned about





THE NATION'S #1 BLACK NEWSPAPER 11A THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 13-19, 2013

Arlington, VA, U.S.A ____________________________________6 -Richard Overton,a.
7 yer od Wold ar ommissioner Barbara J. Jordan'
Il veteran, arrives at Mim-Dade County, District 1I
Washington's Reagan Mayor Myra Taylor
National Airport Sun- City of Opa-locka
day. Overton met with -cordially invite you to a

President Obama last Jordan Tyo
Monday. R
-Photo by H. Darr Beiser

Oldest living WWII vet


conv ersed with Obama' KNGH

Richard Overton, 107, is believed to be the arrival. The crowd surprised
Overton, sitting in a wheeloldest known American vet of World War II chair, who said, "I didn't think Friday, November 15,12013
By Greg Toppo monuments. It was Bergeron's I was worth that much." 1'm
group that arranged for Over- Still living in the house he p
WASHINGTON LLast May, ton's return trip to Washing- thel wrhetn h s betren aro
when he was in town with a ton. h aOetnhsbe
veterans' group touring the On Monday, nearly 70 years, widower for the past 22 years. Martin Luther King Jr. Memoni after he returned from the He still starts his day each al and the World War II Memo- Pacific, he'll meet President morning with "a tablespoon" of rial, Richard Overton wondered Obama at the White House for wikynhscofeadtllSherbondy Park
out loud what it would take to breakfast before accompanying smokes a dozen cigars a day, meet President Obama. the president to Arlington Na- two indulgences that he says21 evzA nu
The president was out of tional Cemetery for a Veterans are the secret to his longevity. town that day, but in Overton's Day ceremony, Bergeron said. Beside him for the trip was Opa-Iocka, FL 33054
case, all it took to arrange the I."War's nothing to be into," his 'lady friend," as he calls meeting was a phone call and Overton said during a brief her, 89-year-old Earlene Love, another trip back to the na- interview Sunday. "You don't who quietly counseled him tion's capital. want to go into the war if you through a brief interview before
*Richard Overton is not just don't have to. But I had to go. ahs s imal roup fro Aust Bring blankets adchoirsfoa
any veteran. At 107, he's be- I enjoyed it after I'd went and whsked hoi aways to hibelanfoa lieved to be the-oldest known come back, but I didn't enjoy it Asedn thow Piet eel tonbe FREE m veat the park!
American veteran of World War when was over there. I had to megthPrsdnono-m vi
Ii. do things I didn't want to do.' day, Overton quips, "I ain't met FREE popcorn, hot dogs and ref reshments*
A member of the Army's IAustin Mayor Lee Leffingwell him."
188th Aviation Engineer Bat- calls Overton "a regular guy Asked what he'd tell Obama, *while sp la lst
talion, Overton was in his 30s and an extraordinary gentle- Overton says, "Whatever he sple
.when he volunteered for service man. His story is the story of asks me." in 1942 and saw combat while veterans everywhere who leave And if the President asks "island hopping" in the Pacific their peaceful lives to fight in Overton to talk first? with an all-black unit, says far-off lands for our future." "I'll just keep my mouth shutFomreiomaonplseota C msinr
Allen Bergeron, chairman of On Sunday afternoon at Rea- hi Iwu'e knowe ht o tell. Honor Flight Austixi, the Texas gan National Airport, Overton him. one nrth ught ofd t hlkabot. Jordan's Office at 305-474-301 1
group that brings local veter- got a 'hero's reception when air-FoonthgIdalabu ans to Washington to tour the port personnel announced his (how) we're proud to have him.



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sweet memories


on Veteran's Day






Isaac and Chikeila Smith, co-pastors'at New Life In the
City, Inc.

Smith's aim is to follow

the example Of Christ
By Gigi Tinsley Ministries, Inc. in North Mi-Faith and Family editor ami There, he taught Sungtinsley@miamitimesonline.com day School, was a member of
the executive board and was
Isaac Smith was born to head usher in the minisALF welcomes vets, seniors and the late Saintana and Dan- try-of ushers and greeters.iel Smith in Nassau, Baha- Smith said, he tried with all
those looking for a good meal mas in 1966. When he was that waswithin him 'to
12-years-old, the family deacon who epitomizes excelBy 0. Kevin McNeir special souse. migrated to the U.S. and lence."
kmcneir@miamitimesonline.com The outdoor picnic is an annual took residence in Miami. The As the years passed he
gathering which Williams, the thing most vivid in his young progressively moved to new,
P Celebrating Veteran's Day was founder and director of the as- mind from then to now is heights in his Christian walk.
the theme last Monday at Sylvia's sisted living facility [ALF), says has "I was always in church," Smith has Served the church Retirement Home in Liberty City become one of the home's most Smith said. As a youngster, in numerous capacities of
[1823 NW 94th Street], where anticipated events that even youth "I served as altar boy until leadership and responsiabout 50 vets, retirees and seniors attend. converting to Christianity in bilities., From 1996-2010, he
who have made this community "Some say that smaller ALFs like 1981 when I accepted Jesus served as an elder at New Life
their home for most of their lives ours aren't needed but those who Christ as my personal Lord World Outreach, Inc. in Pemlistened to their favorite tunes showed up today all agree with me and Savior,* he added. broke Pines. During those
from "back in the day," while we matter to this community," Smith's Christian journey years, he served as a rainmunching on barbecue ribs and she said. 'Our residents in this moved to another height ister of the gospel, Sunday
'inlimes photos D. Kevin McNeir chicken, salads, green beans, peas home are all low income and many when in 1994-1996, he School teacher, a member of and rice and of course, "Sylvia's Please turn to MEMORIES 14B served as a deacon at the the executive board, finance
Spirit of Christ Center and Please turn to SMITH- 14B



AHCAC: Still the great secret on 62nd Street
r eficial to its immediate neigh- in the arts do well in their acabors and other regions of South demics? Both men said yes.
,ram a, gmf rFlorida as well," he said. 'Our program is designed
Broadway ~Michael Spring, cultural arts to aid students ages 5-17 in
By Gigi Tinsley dance with some of the great- director for Miami-Dade Coun- achieving the viable learning
Faith and Family editor est professional groups in the ty, has been manning his post skills and creative experiences
gtinsley@miamitimesonline.com nation with some "graduates for some 30 years. He, too, has that will support them in their
making quite a name for them- nothing but glowing remarks academic achievements and
That large, blue building on selves, about the Center. develop their creative expresNW 62nd and 22nd Avenue is Marshall L. DaVis, the manag- "AHOAC is the gold standard sive abilities in the arts," Davis
a mystery for far too many resi- er/director of the African Heri- for the power of the arts to added.
dents of Miami-Dade County tage Cultural Arts Center [AH- change students' lives," he said. "Study after study demonbut plans are in the works to CAC] has been there for more "It has a long and distinguished strates that students who are
change that. The fenced-in, one- than 30 of the 38 years it has track record for providing young involved in the arts are more
block building with the African been in existence, people with professional train- committed to school, score
trim has been there since 1975. "AHCAC has provided, in ing in the arts and in life." higher on standardized' tests
Countless numbers of students the heart of the Liberty City! and are more likely to graduate
have attended classes in drama Brownsville community, a sub- Marshal L. Davis Michael SrnHEPROGRAM ALSOEMfrom"high idschool Spinidc
"and dance there. Many of them stantive performing and visual Maprieg/HELPctWITHHACADEMICS-"Thiscindisputable evidence
have gone on to study, sing and arts program that has' been ben- Maae/ietrACC MaiDd utrlat ietr Do students who are involved Please turn to AECAC 143

Rsidents voice on opinions on Lemon City vs. Lite Hat
ByGii Tinsle, "the great-grandson of Eliza- much of the strggle contin-:; itS own railway depot on the
Faith and amily editor. beth and Rodney Ferguson ues today.:" Florida EatCast Railway ,
gtisley@miamitimesonline comn who livettin LemOn City in the "+ [ 4 4 and its oncmetery, where l
Resdents of Liberty City' "/ ::Community activist or:- "ROOTS OF LEMON CITYiI!:/ 1911 to" t:9 25. ,';"':~~ l:}'::'"::;?
ardsrounig areaslhave gia Jones Ayes said, "Black Lemon Citywas developed; l1 In 2009 LmnCittok i!':
fldd TheMiami Times with Americns were living in in the late 1800s for farm-' 11 front pag saus when a : ,.
teehn al that expressed Lemon City first. Why weren't ers of color to live as close to ,one-frotngaewsd
terccenabout the poS- ,we brought to the table when where they worked, as possi- covere an oewru
siiiyo heebiganame the discussion went on? To, be ble. some families trace their, up by a developer planig ,/
chnefrLmnCt. As one < ': clear, I have: nothing against roots back to that -ommnity, obid opexnm
cale ai, t d s oud ^ the Haitian communiy ere lk yes hs grn- \ 4' VillageCarver The cemeteryy::
puhietefc thtth all black and are :all tryig to mother moved int0 Lemon is now ca1!ed Village and a ., ..
pepewoiesad:, d ... live and maintain our culture, City in 1897. The area had i '\ J ,.special serce was hld tO:,1L
did nthtaraan et thm~k 4 I!. heritage and legacies. But we man lemon groves, hence the 4es late the spot* as a. hisbe f~rgotten an dismissed,"eGrgia Jones Ayers can't forget that Blacks went to-wn's eventual name. while Ei oia ie
staedCo~tneyDeeritethrough hell back then and it was a small town, it had Plnkney Please tunt EIET





THE NATIONS #1 BLACK NEWSPAPER 13B THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 13-19, 2013



Health care rates spark a mix of shock and delight
Customers mustfo their homework HEALTH..................... .NS.AN E .P that
HEALTH INSURANCE PLANS rqiefrbodrcvrg
rgoodUrates BronzeTO.. than many current plans and
plan ronze ,ans cover 60 percent IN PALM BEACH COUNTY: forbids insurers from rejectBy Wiliim E. Gibson the cheapest insurance plans. of care costs, including deduct- ing patients with pre-existing
and Nicole Brochu and lowest premiums, much ibles and co-pays, with the patient For a single 27-year-old with'an health conditions.
like a store that offers dis- paying the rest. income of $30,000, who qualifies c b f onlie,6 Many consumers will find
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health insurance plans and insurance plans with extensive IN BROWARD COUNTY: have to pay more.
finding some of the lowest coverage and lots of frills are PLATINUM PLAN $325 Floridians are going to have
asome of the highest pre- relativelyxpensive. For a single 27-year-old with in- .... .6 some sticker shock," said Jamiums in the country. "'m a little disappointed, come of $30,000, not eligible for a For a single 50-year-old with an mie Johnson, an agent in Fort
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co-pays for primary-care visits that covers 60 percent of the .aav sm "In South Florida, 'the c'ompe- ''afford it.


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reduced his cost by $168. of highest in< the state. in Source: Florida Office of Insurance Regulation benefits downi~ south. But here, ance."
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Davis, a dibetic who has had is4497 to $933. getting people in," said Julian in the Florida Keys -ranging mongous,"I so they have more Davis a diabetic withh
a bare-bones insurance plan ,Those who qualify for a tax Lago, a health insurance agent from $819 to $1, 15 for Bronze opportunity to set the rates a blood pressure who that would not meet the mini-~ credit -, generally, individuals in Palm Beach Gardens, x policies reflecting their rela- little higher. ,now "couldn't get inuac
mum standards set by the new who earn up to $46,000 a year 'Those who qualify for a sub- tie isolation,followed by rural Consumers are just getting i I wanted to" eal -e law. "If I ever have, or families of four that make sidy [tax credit] do see an ad-.counties Hardee, Gadsden and their first look at prices and ,health-carelaw haso
a which is up to $94,00 wd pay' vanaeoBr.t unles gt '"'-Dade County policies because few have been affordable oppor'uities,
l Imcvd'. '' far~ less, The credits' can knock subsidy, basically a goern- harnge of $550 to '$1,020' "able to gset past glitches that "This' thing workss," he said.
everyone is so thrilled. Thndres of dollars off monthly me ,t discount for the premium for Bronze policies. have bedeviled the online nar-e "If they an fix the li In South Florida, one of the premiums, depending on your -a is't 'any reduction. n dOslado and other less- ketplace Exchange that opened peoplee tolget' into the websitel mntst competitive markets in family size, income and the The rates tend to, be more ex- competitive markets with fewer with much fanfare on Oct.'l, which they 'will, pe wil wthioatry, insurers are offer-c 'st of plans where you live. pensve than the'las rew m insurers, 'octos 'and hospi- Comparisons between new 'realize this is great program igsomesweet-sounding deals" "Evmerypdy is racing to be the previously." talks, the rates axe relatively and previous raies are difficult and it'll accomplish what it set
to attract hose who shop' for low-end carrier for purposes of The most expensive plans are high even at the lower end. to make because the new law' ottto do."


Many veterans face frustrating


delays for mental health care
By Gregg Zoroya every five veterans have to wait
and Meghan Hayer MISSING TARGET more than two weeks to see a
counselor. In Houston, veterThousands of veterans seek The five VA centers with ans needing new appointments ing help for the first time for the worst record of see- waited an average of 28 days to mental health problems are ing new patients seeking receive services.
waiting longer than the govern- mental health counseling VA officials say new mentalment's goal of counseling them a health patient wait timeswihIn wohin wes, c D mnt P p a gn o while still unacceptably long at
of Veterans Afairs data show. r dsome hospitals improved by
At a time when an estimated Gaiesvlle ..6 percentage points over the





provdedby e V foowi G aRicnil, Fla.
22 veterans commit suicide dai- course of this year. "We're comly, the agency in 2013 failed to ied o seeig pope. asesoo
schedule a third of new mental as possible," said Mary Schohn,
health patient appointments Columbia, Mo. VA director of mental health opwithin 14 days, the data show. te3,307 0 erations.
Delays are worse for certain 54.5% appointrments She said that any patient who
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to begin seeing a VA psychia- 53.8% The department is working A
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who can assess psychiatric con- Philadelphia veterans, particularly from then d n eek p reg n nc y if th
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ointments in 2013, veterans Source: Department of Veteran Affairs last year it would increase men- have good outcomes after at least 37 weeks of
waited longer than two weeks, tal health staffing by 10 percent pregnancy, weighing at least
records show. The average time ments in treatment categories and hiring was completed last By im Painter d 5.5 pounds, the study found.
it took to start any type of be- including psychiatry, psychol- June, Schohn said. I Dornated egg That's up from 18.5 percent in
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148 THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 13-19, 2013 THE NATION'S #1 BLACK NEWSPAPER

Bunche Park in Opa-locka with ,acandle light vigil and cere- '/'i"
mony to honor the lives lost to 1P rra Lifeline Outreach Min- Praise Ministries (SHCP) wil vioene-n9 urcomunty4Cll43. istries will host the Expect give out turkeys. and a word304283R"his the Great Explosion Summit, of encouragement to fami(Starting tonight) Nov. 13-15 at lies in need in Overtown from 0 New Day In Christ invites 7:30 nightly. 11:00am 1:00pm. Call 786- the community to a free Mind, AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCOPAL '-eChitTabernacle Church
863-0411. Body, and Soul Eiihancements; Rev. Harold Marsh
N Ann Abraham Ministry, self-improvement class and Metropofitan A.M.E. Church 1305 NW 54th St. 305-835-2578
[Coconut Grove] invite the pub- N Glory Temple Ministries' Zumba ,Fitness. Call 305-691- Rev. Vernon C. Miller
lic to two nights of revival, Nov. Food Bank, invites the Liberty 01.11778 NW 69 Street Mt. Tabor M.B. Church
14-15. Call 786-609-8679. City community to their annual 0A4. soWihANwB-305-696-4201 Rev. George E. McRae
Thanksgiving dinner, Nov. 20 at A isoWthANwB-1701 NW 66 Street 305-693-0820 NEThe African Heritage Cul- noon. Call 305-384-0138. ginning Church Women's De- ASSEMBLY OF GOD
tural Arts Coalition, Inc.[AH- partment provides community Second Canaan M.B. Church
CAC] and JAC [Joint Alumni N New Vision Gospel Coin- feedings. Call 786-371-3779. Revival Tabernacle Assembly of God Rev. Jeffrey Mack
Coalition, Inc.] cordially invite munity Choir will celebrate Rev. Leonard S. Shaw 4343 NW 17th Ave. 305-638-1789
the public to support The Spirit "Eunice Watson Liberty Day Cel- N Bethany Seventh-Day 2085 NW 97th St. 305-693-1356 of Excellence Gala and Dr. Carl- ebration," Dec. 7th at 7 p.m.. Adventist Church hosts be- NON-DENOMINATIONAL
ton G. Fisher Banquet 7-10:30 African Heritage Cultural Arts reavement sharing group meet- BAPTIST
p.m. on Nov. 16 at the Center. Center. Call 305-318-8452.. ings, every 2nd Sunday from CFYCORPORATE. ORG
Funds benefit the students. Call 3-4 p.m. Call 305-634-2993. Greater Harvest Baptist Church P.O. Box 472-426, 33147-2426 9 305-799-2920
786-470-7334. 0 New Union Grove M.B. -Rev. Kenneth McGee
Church, will celebrate 33 years N Street Evangelist Out- 14135 NW 7th Ave. e 305-725-6321 New Life Christian Centeir
E Mt. Olive P.B. Church of service given by their Pas- reach Ministries will conduct Rev. Bruce Payne
invites the public to join them tor Rev. Marvin Mclntytre, Sr. free personal courses on evan- New Philadelphia Baptist Church 7654 NW 17th Pl. 9 786-536-9039
for their Fellowship Celebration on Dec. 7 at the Church of the gelizing without fear. Call. 786- Rev. Rickie Robinson Sr. Sun., Nov. 17 at 7:30 a.m. and Open Door at 5 p.m. Call 305- 508-6167. 8640 NW 22nd Ave. 9 305-505-0400 Divine Hope Restoration Ministries
11 a.m. services. Their Commu- 968-1593. Apostle R. Caleb Jean
nity Thanksgiving Worship and 0 Free'dem To Dance Stu- MISSIONARY BAPTIST 16601 NW 8th Ave. 786-419-0728
Feast Celebration, Sat., 23rd 0 The 5th S.A.V.I.O.R. dents need help purchasing from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call March and Community rally [boys and girls] liturgical and Walking In Christ M.B. Church PENTECOSTAL
305-879-3112. will be heldSat., Dec. 14 at 11 dance uniforms. They ar~e "Off Rev. Larry Robbins, Sr.
a.m. from Mt. Zion AME Church the Streets Doing Well Danc- 3530 NW 214th Street Signs and Wonders Int'l Ministries
N Soul Harvest Creative in Miami Gardlens and ends at ing." Call 786r277-1656.. 305-430-0443 Apostle Prophet Dr. Marty Glenn Davis
3982 NW 167 St. 9 305-628-4434
New Union Grove M.B. Church
A H A h l s e p h a t a i ePastor Marvin McIntyre, Sr. New Life Family Worship Center
2905 NW 62nd St. 305-836-4839 Pastor Barbara J. Boyce
1195 NW 119 St. 305-308-5064
AHCAC live, work and their kids attend and Banquet at the Center on NwCna ..Cuc
continued from 12B school," Spring noted. Sat., Nov. 16 from 7-10 p.m. Rev. Paul West, Sr. UNITED METHODIST
"The service I provide is an act and according to Davis, "experi- 5598 NW 7th Ave. 9 954-981-1832 should begin to transform the of love," Davis said. "It's chal- ence acts that are great enough Ebenezer United Methodist Church
arts from being education's lenging and sometimes, seem- to appear in many of the the- Greater St. James MB Rev. Dr. Joreatha McCall Capers, Sr. Pastor
secret weapon to serving as a ingly, impossible ... but love, aters on Broadway." International Church 2001 NW 35th St. 305-635-7413
principal strategy in connecting as is attested in the scriptures During the gala, Davis and 4875 NW 2nd Ave. *305-759-935,8 kids more compellingly to their [Bible], never fails." Spring will be honored for the academic work." To see some of the amaz- combined 60-plus years of ser"Eveiy family in our eommu- ing things AHCAC has to offer, vice to the arts. For tickets and nity deserves to have affordable readers may want to attend the more information, call 786-470-. and accessible arts events and Spirit of Excellence Gala and 7334. Fuds help defray tuition Q -~,~-~-e.
instructions close to where they Dr. Carlton G. Fisher Awards costs for eligible students. *- i

Smit h:' "There is nothing too hard for God" DeMmra evc
'aeCounty' Outreach) As- Groups performing.ae

SMITH and deed and to serve as a yes- is able to do anything but fail and mathematics. soci ation, Inc. is sponsoring The Wood Singers, The
continued from 12B sel to lead sinners to the Lord." and despite the odds man sees, Smith has been married to a Musical -Memorial Service Wimberly Sisters, Thomas
"I stand against the ravaging there is nothing too hard for Chikeila Smith for more than in honor of the late James -D. and Company, C Lord C's, ministry member, Men of Valor effects of substance abuse and God." 23 years and she serves as co- Burley of Rick James and The Smiling Jubilaires, Sounds
Men's Ministry, and a Lay Min- divorce because of the negative Smith is a long time employ- pastor at New Life In the City, Soul Seekers and Willie Mae of Colors, Freeman F~amily, istry class member. response it has on families," he ee of Miami-Dade County and Inc. [14135 NW 7th Avenue, Coleman ,of The Wimnberly Golden Bellsm Spiritualets,
Currently, as senior pastor of said. "I promote reconciliation is a graduate of the University Unit 91. They are the parents of Sisters, 3 p.m., Sunday, No- Heavenly- Lights and. many the gospel of Jesus Christ, he and I proclaim the teachings of of Miami with a double major three "beautiful children," she vember 17 at The Holy Cross more. says his aim is "to be a true ex- the Kingdom of God." a bachelor of science de- said, and "the family resides in M.B.C., 1555 NW 93 Terrace. Free Admission. ample to fellow believers in word Smith believes that "God gree in mechanical engineering North Miami Beach."---------------------
Retirement home honors vets

Lemon City vs. Little Haiti debate'continues MEMORIES have to'go into my own pocket.
continued from 12B We work hard to keep our resiRESIDENTS Bahamians, did most of the with the town of Little River on Church and The Ridgeway .dents active so it has become a
continued from 12B hardest and dangerous work the north side, and Buena Vis- Church of God of Prophecy. were formerly homeless. They true labor of love.- The thing is,
performed in the area and ta along with other historical Dr. Enid Pinkney, a longtime pay their bills- with their SSI our people get to stay in a place Interestingly, Lemon City many of them died from inci- communities to help in their historian and archivist said, "I check and the State subsidizes that is clean, safe and in a comwas a pioneer community and dents and accidents in which expansion of Miami from 13 to was very upset when the scat- the rest. munity that is familiar to them.
within it, there were three they were involved. 43 square miles. tered bones of 525 individuals But it's barely enough for us Their friends can come visit
other distinct communities: The city of Miami was to the Many of the pioneering Black were found in that grave site." to do all of things we want and them and it's* not a long disBoles Town, Knightsville and south of Lemon City and was churches had their begin- She discovered that like Ay- need to do for them. Still, we do tance. We're family here. That's Nazarine. Nazarene was the looking for more property to ning in -Lemon City, including ers, she has a number of rela- our best for them. But I often why we matter." area where the cemetery was add to its town. In 1925, Mi- Mt. Tabor Missionary Baptist tives that were buried in the located. The Blacks, mostly ami annexed Lemon City along Church, St. James A.M.E. Lemon City Cemetery. New pregnancy guidelines

DOCTORS24 percent said 34-36 weeks,
More donor eggs are proving to be successful cotORSe andm jus 25 percent said 39-40wek
continuedan from 135 percent said 3 -wek

DONOR child that is genetically from woman's age something that stimulation syndrome which weeks and 41 weeks, six days. weeks.
continued from 133 both parents is very strong," should be further studied. can cause rapid weight gain, Postterm:42 weeks or more. That helps explain why early
says Evan Myers, a professor Recipients had an average of abdominal pain and other The definitions were devel- elective deliveries were con~tinupregnant because their own vi- of obstetrics and gynecology age of 41 and donors an aver- symptoms. oped last year and published ing to rise even after studies reable eggs are in' short supply. at Duke University School of age age of 28 in 2010, about The study did have data on in the journal JAMA earlier this vealed risks for babies, includ-





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Doctors suggest Putting



children on a media. diet'

Parents are urged Create a family media pledge

to mo itor ty A sample from the American Academy of Pediatrics:/7
as well as quantiy K4 n en

By Michelle Healy f I will never give out personal information online or by text and will
avoid all chat rooms except ones my mom andi dad have looked at A
In an age when exposure to and approved.
televisions, smartphones, corn- LW understand my parents have a right to check my media history on '
puters, tablets and all forms of my computer, phone and other devices. I will try and keep my total
social media plays a dominant screen time to two hours a day, except for homework or with special role in the lives of American piign
kids ~ ~ ~ ~ ~~ L an teens mayfmlen lot watch ,shows or play games that are inappropriate for me '
have very few rules in- place to
manae teirchilrens mdia or for friends and family watching or playing with me
use. But for their well-being, prn.', ~ that should change, advises the
natios lagestgroupof cil- U I will check what my kids are doing online and on their phones, '<"
dren'sphysiians.consider using parent controls, and use them judiciously.
In~~~~~~~~ aIeie oiysaeet 0 will let my kids know before I check their computers or use parent
released Monday, the Amen- corls
can Academy of Pediatrics nec- J I will take the time to be interested in what my kids are doing online UAL~ 4<
ommends that parents make a and help them make good media choices. --Gerald Herbert/AP
media-use plan for their fami- F1I my child makes a mistake, I will ask questions, and learn what About 72 percent of kids ages 8 and younger have used a mobile device for a media activity, lies that takes into account not happened before I punish or take away technology, codn oasuyb.omnSneMda
only the quantity, but the qual- D Iwill take away technology only as alast resort for defying our fam- acodntoasuybCmonSseM i.
ity and 'location of media used. ily pledge when other consequences, (such as reinforcing the rules of New Mexico and co-author set in a child's bedroom, in- portant academic material and It should include mealtime and and increasing offline chores) have tailed. ~of the AAP policy statement, re- creases TV -viewing even more, "teach empathy, racial and ethbedtime curfews for media de- leased at the group's national and 71 percent of children and nic tolerance, and a whole range
vices and keep all screen media Entire family conference in Orlando. teenagers report having a TV in of interpersonal skills."
out of kids' bedrooms. 0> We will talk as a family at a meal a day with no technology in sight! They are "spending more time their bedroom. When it comes to content,
The PAP -repeats its recoin- Ll We 'will agree to tech-free times such as meals, weekends and with media than they -are in Nearly all children and teens "media an be good or bad," mendation to limit total enter- vacation, school. They are spending more (84 percent) are online; about Strasburger says. "There's' some
tainment screen time to less U We won't sacrifice important family~ time for media or digital Use bf' time with media than in any ac- 75 percent of 12- to 17-year- extraordinarily good media. out than two hours per day and to any kind. If media gets in the way, we need to recognize we ar~e using tivity other than sleeping. You olds have a cellphone, up from there. It's a matter of finding discourage all screen media ex- it too much or in a way, that is not helping our family. could make the argument that 45 percent in 2004; 88 percent the right stuff for the right aged posure for kids under age 2. J2 We 'agree to use, technology. responsibly by not: texting or talk- media have taken over the pri- use text messaging. 'child or teen and limiting access The recommendations for an ing~ on a cellphone while driving; using cellphones' in public where' mary role of teaching kids from Last updated five years ago, to inappropriate media." improved "media diet" coincided 'it may annoy others; using technology to, harm others by bullying or 'schools and parents in many the statement says that the AAP The onslaught of new digital with the release of a new survey sla'nderng; listening to music with earbuds in a way tha It prevents us cases," Strasburger says. continuess to be concerned by devices to deliver media makes from the non-profit advocacy from hearing passing cars or peetin, n ee hl ntecr According to findings cited in evidence about the potential the challenge of monitoring your
group Common Sense Media asth drier the policy statement: harmful effects of. media mes- children's "media diet" harder
that shows 72 percent of chil- Date__ Paens_______eistens* The average 8- to 10-year- sages and images," noting that than ever, says Jim, Steyen, CEO
dren ages 8 and younger have Parets, ids/eens old spends nearly eight hours excessive media use has been of Common Sense Media.
used a mobile device for some a day with a variety of different associated with obesity, lack of Not only is there* more of it,
type of media activity, such as teen percent of these young chil- kids' media use and how to media; older children and teens sleep, school problems, aggres- but "because these devices are playing games, watching videos dren use a mobile device daily. manage it appropriately," says spend more than 11 hours per sion and other behavior issues. mobile, screen time moves with or using apps, up from 38 per- "We are worried that a lot of Victor Strasburger, a professor day. Yet it adds that media can help them from room to room. It's
cent just two years ago. Seven- parents are clueless about their of pediatrics at the University *The presence of a television children of all ages learn im- not as easy to monitor use."



Online daters are often willing to cross racial lines
T em r itsity of California, San Diego. ''''White daters' messages are
His study of first interactions of WHO'S DATING likely to get responses from dathappens, the 12,3 U.S. users of the dat- ONLINE ers of other racial groups, but
ing website OkCupid.com is white women respond mostly
easier it gets onlins toafi the journal Prod- About 11 % of Americans to white men. Black daters, the
cySao asneedy g of hen atinasAad have used online dating study finds, tend to be ignored
By haon ayanemyofScincs.sites and ap.A racial when they contact non-blacks.
Lewis finds people are more breadow And, Luandquist' says "Black
*Online daters prefer to con- likely to respond to interest bradw.women are the most. penalized
tact those of the same race, from someone of another race of any online dating group."
but new research shows those than to initiate such contact. Black In a study on same-sex onwho do respond to contact from But once they reciprocate, ______________ line dating initiation that she
someone of another race are they're more likely to contact presented earlier this year at
more likely to initiate interracial others outside their race.',ht a meeting of the Population
contact themselves. "It's not that people's levels of Association of America, LunWhat people say they'll do and prejudice are changing; people ''dquist finds gay white men and
what they actually do doesn't are avoiding others from a dif- 'heterosexual white women are
always match, suggests new re- ferent racial background be- Hispanic the least likely to cross racial
search that finds online daters cause they think those other A, boundaries. The most likely are
are often more willing than they people won't be interested," heterosexual white men and
thought they'd be to respond to he says. "Receiving an interra- "Asian NIAl lesbian white women.
interest from someone of an- cial contact and replying to it New research on online dating behavior suggests that if I Not enough data to include. Dating website AYI.com. (forother race. makes you send over twice as someone of another race shows an interest in you online, you Source: Pew Research Center survey of 2,252 merly Are You Interested?) has
Such studies, including one many new interracial messages are then more likely to be open to approaching others outside adults; margin of error 2,3 percentage points.' also just anal yzed two months published today, another slated in the short-term future, than your race. of interactions of 2.4 million
for Tuesday and others in the you would have otherwise." line Tuesday in the American heterosexual site users for their
pipeline, take online dating re- "There's a high degree of seg- woman, she is more likely to Americans who have used an Journal of Sociology. It tracks racial preferences and found search into the realm of actual negation by race," Lewis says. contact another non-Asian. online dating website or dating almost one million online dat- Asian women the most prebehavior by analyzing anony- "It's part of the reason people A recent Pew Research Cen- app. There'were too few Asians ers from the 20 largest cities in ferred by all men except Asians mous data provided by dating don't initiate,. across racial ter survey about online dating in the sample of 2,252 adults to the USA from an unidentified who prefer Hispanic women. websites rather than surveying lines." looked at the demographics of statistically include as a sepa-, website described only as "one Asian women prefer men of
users- abu their reference Tei find the stroges the- Aters but not their- racia rate grup Pew sa. of the. larges t ating wests" a different race.lc men are-





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occur today? 'Not likely, but
BynRobert Grabayes young medical professionals ..
W et some point, a free- ought to ask whether similar R a tify
wheeling United States experiments will be possible a
A gave birth to the most decade from now, in a health 0 .0'
innovative health care system c are system increasingly diin human history. American ae reacted from the center. We are
doctors have continuously in- in an era when Big Science and
produced medical miracles. But Big Government are deeply intoday, every young health care tertwined, with the capacity to We should be leang the fight for
professional ought to ask, "Can discourage heterodox research
we keep it up?" o ha t care and treatment. Such intel- inclusion a w
Anyone who has witnessed lectual ossification can occur
the Obamacare meltdown can Lockste medicine st es creative through outright prohibition or By Robert Menendez i 1990. The>atnot ol (
be forgiven for wondering, too. P Yreimbursement policies. With and John McCain proved the lives oA ra
As I have watched, I remem- too much central control, medi- li' vi:ng with diit:ies,
bred one of my parents' en- cine slows to an uninspiring, This week, the Senate For- a
dealing habits inflating .. unaffordable stasis. egn Relations Committee will upgrade their ta[st
the accomplishments of their 'K ., We see such control in var- begin considering the Con- nize that these 4i1%'4'K
friends. One who was moder- !.. o wvention on the Rights of Per- ues ap ,'toa tiens.
ately well-to-do would become sends physicians quivering 'sons with Disabilties, which The d s 1e4 h
Aristotle Onassis. A second vice into lockstep practice patterns. promotes the fairness and for the Senate toa's
president at some company Excessive red tape ends small equality that people with dis exensi that a
would be a notch or two below ''K practices, forcing doctors into abilities ejoy here to cou.- hiding a veuefo disc
the CEO. I donned the biggest >.'large groups. tries axroud the world. This sions ondisl
smile when my father told me Comparative effectiveness re- treaty is cinsseni With:! o pcn a ay ati
that our small-town family doc- search shifts from useful gauge nations interts a vls a d s m
tor invented the idea of stem to mechanistic autopilot ho- The Senate. shold at l ea t
cell therapy. Imagine my smile mogenizing medicine toward is yea. 'Un a d / a rm
decades later when I discovered ""best practices." Medicare's re- 'TheiJS. se..t.heglobal gold of peua co n a
that Dad was right. The case of ., imbursement formula gives pri- standad for4iabili' s e o jections t were
Milton Ende, M.D., is a remind- macy to conventional wisdom ties rig not consistentwh
er of the importance of physi- and barricades the.path of in- we passed the ftsab
cian autonomy and a warning ovation. American.s 'with "r- the Sate voted it down
against the rigid, centrally driv- The Affordable Care Act Disabilities Act 40 in Decem.b.er, falling f
en homogenization of medical -Photo: Eliot J. Schechter worsens matters by tighten- -... votes ,short."of '! ratlca
practice. Two brothers who were both physicians, Milton and Norman ing Washington's bureaucratic tion"
Ende, pioneered stem cell therapy in the 1960s in a small town grip through such unaccountBOW-TIE BLOWOUTS inVrii.able institutions as the Inde-legs'cnrsabu
A colorful figure in Peters- pendent Payment Advisory U.S. sov.eignty and the
burg, Va., Dr. Ende grew up with might have therapeutic ben- gional publication, The Virginia Board, a group aimed at mak- prmacy of our law,
my mother. In an era of sedate efits. Ethically, they couldn't Medical Monthly. It was only in ing sure Medicare costs don't and we are committed
menswear, he sported brightly extract blood from infants for the early 2000s that some fi- rise too quickly. Obamacare's to addressing aiy lecolored jackets and enormous, this purpose, but they real- nally recognized the importance focus on Accountable Care Or- gitimate concerns.
150-decibel bow ties. We knew ized that they could use infant of the Endes' work, describing ganizations, intended to make him to be a fine diagnostician. blood cells from the umbilical them as the earliest of all pio- doctors, hospitals and other were a treaty tailorWhen an aunt with chronic cords (and later placentas) of neers in stem cell therapy. And health professionals work to- made 'for the adii
health problems was critically newborns. Cord blood, we now all this occurred in a small, gether, is consolidating physi- i' cates, of Americaisdvr
ill, he quickly asked a question know, is rich in stem cells. quiet town whose primary con- cian groups and hospitals into reignty it is this one,
no one thought to ask, "Has The brothers transplanted tribution to medical science larger groups. anyone ever tested her for mul- cord blood into cancer suffer- had been Civil War field hospi- The most important question not tri n our so6vtiple sclerosis?" They hadn't. ers whose cases were hopeless. tals a century earlier. Though in American medicine ought to ereignty; it woud. exHis keen eye spotted the diag- Their experiments didn't cure the Endes never received their be: "Why is there. no Steve Jobs ,:,tend the protec.ion of unosis in an instant, the patients, but some showed full measure of recognition, the of health care?" Why is there man rights on whichAmerica.
In the early 1960s, Dr. Ende temporary and, at times, sub- medical frontier in those days no visionary who brings us un- has proudly led the wrld for
wondered why infants rarely stantial and prolonged im- was wide open, and other pio- dreamed of quality care and decades. It would demand
get cancer. He and his brother provement, enough to give the neers gave rise to a vast array sends prices plunging? Are we that the world be more like
Norman, also an M.D., thought doctors hope they were onto of stem cell research and thera- snuffing out health care inno-Aeia that perhaps something in the something. pies. ovation altogether? As the late senator Diel
infants' blood inhibited cancer Funders and major medical Both ends of the political Ptric Moynihan famous
growth. So they wanted to see journals routinely rejected the EXPERIMENTAL spectrum have failed to answer said, "Everyone is entitled
whether transplanting blood Endes' work, so in 1972, they ROADBLOCKS these questions, if indeed they his awn opinion, bt"no ) t'o'
from infants to cancer sufferers reported their findings in a re- Could the Endes' experiment have even bothered to ask. h uis own facs.'







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itAnne Zachry author of Retro Baby, excessive amounts of time sedentary in hg e lc s
published by the Americn Academy of plastic devices such as bouncer seats levels had lower recall on tests
Pediatrics. Zhry, a professor of occupa- and carrers, and spending more time tional therapy at the University of Tennes- with educational DVDs and high-tech : N iHmlores da i
see ve'v se n a incea~ in mil By Nanci Hal!!ich meriory tests and had their
see Health Science Center, talks with USA toys, we've seen an increase in mild *blood sugar tested. They also
TODAY's Michelle Healy about baby gear developmental delays and an increase in !ea .. Nas : People who didn't have type had braipa scans to measure
intended to make life easier and make the number of babies with flats spots on 2 diabetes but had blood the size of the hippocampus
baiessm r bt which m ct t heir h ead. arent aareof sugar at the high end of the area, which plays an imporhinder development in they crcial first two Q: Most parents aren't aware of normal range performed tant role in memory.
years of life. these concerns? worse on memory tests Researcher Agnes F16el of
than those with lower blood Charit6 University Medicine
PARENTS, SKIP ....... I S .sugar, a study out Wednesday in Berlin says she and her
1. JUMPING DEVICE. 2 SLEEP POSITIONERS 3. EDUCATIONAL DVDS. : shows. colleagues "correlated longSmeoor frames, A fA wedged mat Intend- Research indicates edu- A: Unfortunately not. The goalof this : Researchers in Germany term blood-sugar levels with
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Th~ htssedfo nterback while sleep babies leam. "important it is to limit time in baby gear' age 63, who did not have type could recall on a memory
sedagesin ig.Teyar uncesayanid with media and to spend one-on-one :" 2 diabetes or prediabetes, test." She says they found
cru n h~ttr~m, tra- ndpoe sfftime with their baby, and give them time : and they showed no signs of that higher long-term bloodgtIto1adhiiahAl ahysy.on the stomach to strengthen baby's up- memory plm. esuy sgrlvl etaogwt
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Babies need physical activity

BABY two to three hours a day total in focation hazard.
continued from 17B plastic equipment. Less is bet- Q: We know adequate "tumter. A bouncer seat is softer, but my time" is still very imporsleepers, a problem? even there I'd recommend no tant for babies to reduce flat
A: Carriers and seats with more than O minutes a day. head syndrome problems and hard plastic backs are a con- Q: Public health campaigns to ensure that babies develop cern because they can cause have emphasized the impor- strong neck and torso muspositional plagiocephaly, or flat tance of putting babies to cles and motor skills. Any adhead syndrome, if the baby's sleep on their backs to reduce vice for encouraging that? head rests in the same position the risk of sleeping-related A: Start tummy time on Day too long against the surface of infant deaths. But you say to One. Early on you do that by the carrier. avoid sleep positioners, which placing baby on your chest or
Q: You say being strapped in claim to prevent babies from tummy. I think some parents too long may also be related rolling over onto their stom- were scared t6 put babies down to some development issues? achs while sleeping. Why? on their stomachs to play out of A: There's some mixed re- A: A baby can be become fear of SIDS, but if the baby is
search that finds babies' motor trapped and suffocate between awake and supervised, it's perskills are coming in a little lat- a sleep positioner and the side fectly safe. er, especially if they spend 'too of crib. The American Academy There are instructions in the S
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Happy Birthday In Memoriam In Memoriam In Memoriam In Memoriam In Memoriam

Inlvngmmr of, In loving memory of, In loving memory of, In loving memory of, In loving memory of, In loving memory of,







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ALBERTHA D. PRESTON EMERY B. SAPP MAUDRICE "CHAD" LEWIS DWAYNE RONDELL SMITH EVANGELIST MARION MARY J. WILLINGHAM
11/13/1921 08/12/2013 01/09/1997 11/04/2012 04/27/1969 11/14/2006 BLUE 11/15/1926 11/18/1996
Two years have passed 06/116/192 7 -11/15/1985
We love you and we miss since God called you home. "Chad," it's been a year, but It's been seven years. The beauty of your life is
you. The Preston family. Not a single day has passed it seems like yesterday. I love you so much and my Sadly missed by your family. with us every day. Seventeen
without loving thoughts and Your warm thoughts and heart is still broken. years have passed since our
memoies of you. love will always remain each The tears are still rolling Happy Birthday hearts were broken because
Missing and loving you and everyday! down from my eyes. of your untimely demise.
always, your wife, Mamie; Mom, Rosa, family and I thank God for 37 years, Our faith in God has
Death Notice daughter, Nena; and family. friends, you are my hero "Shorty" In loving niemory of, sustained us. One as sweet
Your loving mom and -as you, and kind as you were
family. can never be forgotten.
Happ BirhdayYour loving family, husband, Happy Birphda Sr.; son, Howell;
daughters, Gail Willmngham
In ovng emry fIn loving memory of, Happy Birthday and Diane Rashada (Samuel);
niece, Karen Forbes; nephew,
In loving memory of, Kurwood Forbes; six grands,
four great-grands, two greatgreat-grands, two godchildren
and a host of -relatives and
friends.


GONE BUT NOT

ARTHUR LIONEL GLOVER GEORGIE VELVEEN FORGOTTEN?
aka "FLUB", 62, died BETHEL Have you forgotten
November 11. He is sur vived 1111411 952 02/26/2012 s onaotyu
by his daughter, Natika s onaotyu
Glover; one granddaughter, We love and miss you. departed loved one?
Brianna; sisters, Helen The Bethel, Tyler and Major Keep them in your
Glover, Sandra Black, Claudia DARRYL CRAIG DRIBSEN family.meoywtani
Lawson and Mae Lowery; and 11/10/1962 08/04/2011 CORNELIUS TABOR SCOTT memory___with__anin
brother, Anthony Glover. Killer aka Big Sexy H N RY U O E eoimo ap
Viewing 10 a.m.- 8 p.m., Darryl, we miss you so 11/1 7/1980 06/02/2012 JAMES NEVILLE FLOWERS HO ObOUiOEDmrth am oeeranapp
Friday at Wright and Young much. 03/01/1940 11/19/1994 ONE WITH AN bitha reebrne
Funeral Home. Service 11 Welv obtGdlvs Happy Birthday to my son.ou liyr E'i*
a.m., Saturday at Mount yubs.You are sadly missed by What it meant to lose you, IN MEMORIAM
Hermon A.M.E. Church, Love always, your mom, your mother, Carmel and no one will ever know.ThMim 7e
17800 NW 25th Avenue, Lorene D. Melvin; brothers, family. Lil, Anthony, Makeva, Th4im ie
Miami Gardens. children and grandchildren. Loeawy!Lvita and the Flowers family. 305-694-6225







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Richardson Wright & Young Hadley Davis MLK Grace Card of Thanks Happy Birthday
BIANCA PLA, 52, nurse, died LARRY L. SMITH, 59, LORETHA WOLFE, 84, PATRICIA ANDREWS
November 7. serviceman at ho m ema k er, WILLIAMS, 54, The family of the late, In loving memory of,
Service 9 a.m., Fontainebleau, died November facility main
Saudy at died November 8 atFoiaworker, diedow
Evne hurch 6aAvnuaMedical Center. November 6. 7
of International. H~ o apI aI Service 10 Service 11 a.m.,
SurvIvorsa.m., Saturday Saturday at
include: wife, at Friendship New Providence
Melody Smith; MBC. MC
c h iIdrean,
Kecia (Mark), Jennifer (Wendell),
EUGENE PLA, 60, technician, Rasheedah and Jameel; JOE WILLIE HOUSTON 72, CLARENCE ROBERT
died November grandchildren, Markevia, Charles, laborer, died S E A T
4. Services 9 Makaylah, Destiny, Elijah and N o v e m b e r ,46, chef, died
a.m., Saturday Rylei. Service 12 p.m., Thursday at 1 at Hialeah November 8.
at Evangel Jordan Grove M.B.C., 5946 NW 12 Ho sp it alI. Service 10 a.m.
Church of Avne imF.Saturday in the
International in the chapel. chapel.
and 11 a.m., JOSEPH MOSS, 74, died NoSaturday at vember 11. Sur- CLARA SMITH JOHN W. HAGAN
E b e n e z e r vivor include 11/17/1937 01/11/12004
United Methodist Church. his sister, Hilda who passed away on October
Moss Bruton, MARY MITCHELL, 61, retired CARL "Shyne" GIVENS, 54, 23, wishes to express our We miss you each and every
ROBERT DESIR, 23, laborer, Service 11 a.m., educator, died construction sincere thanks to relatives day. You are always in our
died November Friday at Peace- November 10 laborer, died and friends who extended thoughts and in our hearts.
4. Service 9 ful Zion MB at Homestead November 9. ~ their kindness during our Your loving wife, Dorothy;
a.m., Saturday. Church. H o s p I t a I Srie3p.m. bereavement, son, Michael; and family.
at Evangel Service 12 p.m., Saturday at A special thanks to WDC
Cuc ofASaturday at 93rd Street family and Dr, Kelly, Doctors Card of Thanks
International. MELVIN T WHEELERS, JR., 66, St. Paul AME Co m mu nit y Administrative, two main
private investi- Church. Baptist Church. ICU staff of North Shore and Thfaiyotelt,
gator, died No- Memorial Regional Hospital, Thfaiyotelt,
vember 4 at VA Godfrey Mortuary and staff
hospital. Service MARY YVONNE REESE, 72, of Valdosta, GA, Richarson10
REBECCA CRAWFORD, 64, 12 p.m., Satur- nurse, died Card of Thanks Mortuary and staff of Miami.
rece ptio n ist, day at Saint City November 10 Clara Smith and family;
died November Church. at Palmetto The family of the late, Wanda, Reggie, Yvette and
5. Service 1 Ho sp It alI. Sheia.
p.m., Saturday Service 12 p.m.,
in the chapel. Saturday in the
JOHN LADSON, 53, band direc- hpl Happy Birthday
tor, died November, 8 at Jackson I oigmmr f
North. Service I oigmmr f
2 p.m., Satur- RONALD LEE HOWARD, 61,
OLA LEE WILLIAMS, 73, day at Centrallaoe, dd
dietary aid, died Church of theNoebr9a
Novmbe 8.Nazerene, 1300 Baptist Hospital.
Service 1:30 NW 95 Street.AragmnsE ELAM LR
p.m., Saturday are incomplete. E AMLE
at Jordan Grove 87, who passed away at
Baptist Church. WILLIE MAE ANTON, 87, retired,hoenNvmbr5wul
didNvmer like to extend our sincere
9 at orth horeappreciation to our neighbors, Medical Cen- LUCILLE PIGATT, 79, died CAROLYN FLOYD friends, co-workers and

EMANUEL ROBERTS, 76, te.m. Srvicey1 November 9. Services were held. gratefully acknowledges your church members for their
laborer, born in povm., r SaturdayWILIAS,83 kindness and expressionstrmnosupuig
Miami, Florida at Faith Mission EADN ILAS 3 fsmpty orvstbraeet
to Samuel and for Christ, 4213deNombr4Srvcswe prayers, cards and phone Seiltak oPso
Nora William NW 17 Aenue, calls. SHIRLEY COCHRAN Larrie M. Lovett, 11 and
Roberts died Mim.WILLIS OLIVER, 55, died Thanks to her co-workers, 01/09/48 1111/107 members of Antioch
November 5. Misonr Bats Churchhnk t Rv
He leaves to BABY MIKAEL JEAN-BAP- November 4 at home. Services and aisonr special thakstoev
er el.Rosco of Salter Chapel A.M.E. Love always, Sherrianne, of Brownsville and to Hall,
morn: a brother, TISTE, 4 months, died November weehl.Church and its members. Willie, Shirlenia and Willie, Ferguson and Hewitt Funeral
Christopher 5, 2013. Services were held. Doris Williams and family. Jr. Home.
Roberts from Philadelphia, Hadley Davis
Pennsylvania; sister, Marie Range Miami Gardens
Blackshear in Batavia, New York;
and a host of nieces, nephews, ADAH VICTORIA MOSS, 81, ROGERS BROWN, JR., 82, infamily and friends. Viewing 6 p.m., ho m ema k er spector, died
Friday in the chapel, 4500 NW 17 died November November 5 at"T m R N' -w y
avenue, Miami, FL. 6. Survivors Jackson North
include: her Hospital. SerMELVIN JAMES MILLER, 28, b r o t h e r s vice 11 a.m.,
laborer, died Ira, Timothy, Ji Saturday at
November 10. and Fletcher First Baptist of
Service 10 a.m., Andrews; son Bunche Park
Saturday at Andre. L Church.Ou'a dO rC m niy B lvdM ta
Temple Baptist Moss; stepson, Dana M. Moss
Church. (Carlenia); and a host of other KEVIN CHIN, 51, died Novemrelatives and friends. Litany 6-8 ber 2 at KindredM R TA I R_ A
p.m., at St. Kevins Episcopal Hospital. SerN Church. Service 10 a.m., Saturday vice 12 p.m., N v m e 9 5-N v m e 4
at the church. Saturday in the
chapel.
Hail Ferguson Hewitt IRENE CHAPLIN, 92,
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and horseback riding. He animals with those fascinatChristopher Isaiah Penn is also enrolled in Spanish ing features boasted by some
Smith resides in Cooper City, school where he is an excel- of our favorite and most popuFL, with his brother Jacob lent student. lar dinosaurs.
and his parents, Kymberlee He is very curious and ab- His imagination, intelligence
and Christopher Smith. He solutely loves learning about and fun loving spirit is infecis four years old and at-' dinosaurs In all of Christo- tious and was the inspiratends KLA Schools in Pem- pher's daily adventures -with tion for his first book, "Guess
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Brown, James and Er- the guests with record- choir and joined Zion la, Veronica, Monica,
nestine Colzie, Lin- ed music as he wears a Baptist Church under Donna, Talia and Jesa da S. Tartt, Ransom costume for each idol. the leadership of Rev. sica. Sons: Marvin,
and Helen Hill, Garry He thanked those that Freeman. Rev. Rich- Corey, Rashard,'Rob Neal, Dr. George and assisted, such as Slim ard P. Dunn joined ert, Tavares. Robert,
Geraldine Koonce, Jackson, Audrey Wil- other ministers on the Jr., Leronce Variety,
Miami-Dade County was made their sup- Lawrence and Jose- liams, Tillie Stibbins, dais to deliver words of Godson.
well represented during home- porters and fans proud with a phine Hunt. Go Rams Lynetta Clark, Zer- comfort at his funeral. Some of the musicoming at Albany State Uni- victory of 42-20 over the More- Henry Williams, lene Hughes, Felicia Stringer's singles cians in attendance
varsity in Albany, Ga., dur- house College. treasurer, Arcola STRINGER SR. Walker, Mary Lue and were "Before You," WILLIAMS included George Lane,
ing the weekend of Oct. 17-20. John "Hazelton, alumnus Lakes Park Singing An- Robin Banyard. "Funky Broadway," Sherman Hunter, P.J.,
Alumni, family and friends en- and his teammate Lawrence gels celebrated his 18th birth- We recently lost a local icon, "The Sarge," "My Sweet Thing" Rosco White, Willie Johnson, joyed themselves as they gath- Hunt were first place winners day at Hadley Park sponsored Robert "Bobbie" Stringer. He and with Roy C. Hammond Lunch Say, Timmy Thomas, ered and participated in four in the golf, tournament held at by Ruby and Eric Williams. was born on March 6, 1947 to "You Turn My World Around." He Lemar Johnson, Jimmy Hardays of well planned activities. River Pointe Gold Club. Among Each year he becomes the nem- Perry and the late Lizzie Pearl visited New York, Copa Grand, rell, Willie Granger, Joey Many attendees enjoyed the South Floridians enjoying esis of The Duke of Earl, Tom Bembray in Miami. He was Mexico, Spain and the Baha- Gilmore, Jol K.C, Sam Early, evening All-Black Attire Affair. the festivities were W. Doris Griffin, Ike and Tina Turner also a graduate of Carver High mas. He leaves to mourn his Dr. Malcolm Black, and Dr. The Golden Rams football team Neal, Carolyn Hazelton, Judy and Super Fly by entertaining School, where he sang in the wife, Bernice. Daughters: Shei- Richard J. Strachan.


Beverly Nixon, Maude New- Reed Williams, Donzaleigh I
bold, and Leotha Harrell. McKinney, Willie Neal, Third W ife: A great read
Friends Delores and Jimmy Theodore Moss, Barbara
Washington, and first cous- Kee, Frankie Rolle, Ter- WIFE Ras was his friend, to do the
in Dorothy Jenkins-Fields ri Lynn Kelly, Frankie S. continued from IC right thing. Val was pressing
Katherine Letitia Fields daughter of Dor- hosted her. Rolle, Marjorie W. Sharpe, to be a proper xrife and wanted
and Marcus Kehyee-Marsh othy Jenkins- Wedding anniversary Gladys Moss and Freddie Kerry Jackson, Taylor's first him to be a proper husband.
were married Sat., Oct. 12, Fields and Eddie Fields. greetings go out to the love- "Jabbo" Johnson. wife, couldn't get the taste of Even his mother was pushing
disgust out of her mouth. Taylor him for one thing or another.
at Trinity Episcopal Church The groom is the son of Kolu birds of the week. Deepest sympathy goes out had a good future once, but he Taylor needed to be able to
in New York City. The Rev. Padmore of Liberia, West Harold S. and (Mailney L. to Lula Gray-Colebrook and couldn't seem to keep his pants think about things. He needed
Mark Francisco '..Bokzitil- Africa and Peter Kpehyee Clarke), 40 years. Michael her daughter in their great on. room. He needed everyone to
Jones officiated the cer- (deceased). The newlyweds (Ciello) Herring, 6 years. loss if her husband, Bertram His affair with some Califor- Just. Stop. I have to admit, I emony. The wedding party :,:reside in New Jersey. Garial and (Margaret Barr) Colebrook. He was a cousin nia woman ruined their mar- didn't like this book much on
included the 'bride's sister, ,Miami native Jewyll John- Marsh, 2 years. to many of us. riage not long ago and now its first few pages. It starts out
Edda Fields-Black, matron son-Wilson now living in Get well wishes go out to Bethune-Cookman legacy he was with uncouth Val. Kerry rather abruptly, but I stuck
of honor, bridesmaid, niece Laurel, Maryland, recently all the sick and shut-ins, looms large at homecoming didn't want to admit that she with it and I'm glad I did.
Meri Black and nephew Mas- spent several weeks in Bro- May good health return to What a celebration! still loved her ex-husband, but "His Third Wife" starts off
ter Akhu Black. Also par- ward and Dade counties. you soon. "The legacy walk" was he obviously wasn't using his with a "body falling from a midticipating were "girlfriends in The daughter of the late Dr. Leila O'Berry, Rev. Shed- awesome featuring the en- That's because Taylor's brain quick-paced, ifrom there. Ochats" Miami residents: Ro- J.K. Johnson M.D. and the rick Gilbert, Muriel C. Park- tire football team decked in was preoccupied. tavia takes her readers into
zalynn Frazier, daughter of late Helen Johnson, Jewyll, er, Mildred Johnson-Obue, maroon blazers and ties en For months, he'd been work- corners where we don't expect
Regina and Ronald Frazier, a retired educator, visited Ella McKinney, Pauline route to the gridiron followed ing on a scholarship idea with to go, leading us into tunnels
Shame Carmen Jackson, classmates from Booker T. McKinney, Aaron Bethell, by the coaching staff and his friend, Ras something with endings that surprise,
daughter of Carmen and Al Washington's class of 1958 Thomas Nottage, Shalisa college president, Dr. Edison that would give inner-city boys and prodding us down a blind
Jackson. The bride is the including Marcia Saunders, Gee, Delone Mathis, Willie 0. Jackson. a chance at college. ramp. Then, the biggest scream
But then Ras was arrested, of all is our, at the end.
and the charges didn't make Yes, this book concludes with
and any sense. When Taylor tried one magnificent cliff-hanger.

Are President ama alfeuding? to use his political power to Dang.
straighten things out, he was This is the second book in a
CBC 2011, as he sat with health care re- still not Black enough?'" warned by old colleagues and miniseries, but you can read
continued from IC some staffers pre- form. All with The key here is that the Tea frat brothers that he'd best just it alone. Just beware of two
paring for a speech an outsize im- Party has actually thwarted keep his nose out of the prob- things: one, you'll be scramcapitulates,' West told ABC to Al Sharpton's Na- pact on African Obama and undermined his lem. But that was a problem, bling for the first book anyhow.
News. 'I think the Republicans tional Action Net- Americans. All legitimacy, 'and in that sense, too: Jamison was getting pres- And two, once start "His Third
know that. I think they laugh work, Obama rattled achieved at a one could make the case that sure to act from all sides. Wife and you won't be able to
when he's not around.'" off a list of his poli- time when half they've earned Obama's ha- Kerry kept telling him that stop.
The president also seemed to cies," the authors of the GOP be- tried. But for the most part, the
demonstrate insecurity when write. "Cracking lieved he'd been CBC has supported Obama,
expressing his resentment to- down on predatory born in Kenya. but he still holds them in the
ward the idea that he should lending. Education Obama threw same esteem as those who tell THE MIAI IMES
.champion legislation that pos-.''reform. "Student loan up his hands. him to'Go back to Kenya' and
itively impacts Blacks. reform. 'After all that,' 'put down the Quran.' What Call 305 694-6214
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Authors shine at upcoming book fair

BOOK FAIR from Black scholars like Cor- hoodies," he said.
continued from 1C nel West, Charles Ogletree 'Why can'we, have a Black
and Michael Higgenb'tham, man from Hariiard in a
are getting plenty, of well-de- Jones's work will soon become Brooks Brothers suit become served attention are Preston a must-read for anyone con- president while a Black youth Allen, D. Marvin Jones and corned with race, equality and in Sanford is shot to death Candice Russell. justice in the 21st century. ; 'ias.e he was wearing a
Each author's work speaks He says that as one who has hoodie? Jones asked "That's to issues of tantamount im.- studied law and race for over the paradox I am seeking to portance to Miami's Black 20 years, he started out with understand ,, community and other Blacks the question, "has the color "\ \'' ".'.
ac; r {the U.S.land abroad. line in America faded?" THE BEAUTY OF ""When you'look at our first HAITIAN ART
-GIANTS IN THE LAND 'Black president or the rise of 'andice Russell, a veteran
Allen, a professor of English athletes like Lebron James, journalist from South Florida,
'at Miami Dade College since one could say that the story of has traveled to Haiti dozens of 4
1990, offers a satire in the the Black race is one of prog- times over the past 20 years mode of Jonathan Swift enti- ress,' he said. "That we have and has been curating Hai- '.\\
tied "Every Boy Should Have a reached the mountaintop and tian art shows since the late Man" as his fourth published overcome. 1980s, '' ,
book. j ., But then there's the para- Her coffee table, vea-'
His thesis, he' says, it that we dox where three-fifths of. tion piece, "Masterpieces .of need to clean up our society so Black children grow up poor, Haitian Art," has been dethttis fai to. alPeople and> 971,000 Black men are in scribed as one of the most imour planett before we: prison/jail" and where inner portant books on the' subject' s' cities factories have closed re- in 25 years. She says she's
"i 'te heo of thde :novel" !is suiting in: incredible epidem- proudly that it is. the first to a'ogianti a world.herel ics' of joblessness. Somehow deal with Haitian life since $nits ae men as pets and we have to reconcile these two the .2010 earthquake that "he ~rigs oe hme the way seemingly contradictory reali-- "tragically destroyed, many iye wolbring he. a stray ties." 'invauable 'works-of, arts and
dogtAlen sai. '"I have al- Jones posits that While the killed manylartists ....
wayben asitd by how 'color line has been erased, at. ":It took me about 15 months Wecli t blev-one. thing least on paper, it has been re- :to: completes work~ andit (ttthndd h opposite. placed by another line the was a process informed :by ev- i
"j ~ pec rterelyr -love one between the suburbs and erything l have read,: seen and l
nn he ehae e sayr we inner cities. shown about Haitian art," she,
Io ~i~o epebut then "In 1968, the Ker'ner Coin- said. "Theb hardest thing was "
we et'yadkl.mission said we were moving choosing who was in and who' '.
Soe ta i $wit. in towards. two societies on9e: 'was out. because there's sQ .
a ht airizes hu-'v'iciil thatk iw didn' tel:: w 'ith imch great:t it 'here.!i :;{:i: }{ -.
Wharite d storyea wthi' 'But one of the. things to i .:.:,=..ii
t1 n we ar th animals. in we would .have a real problem :.which I was committed was ..........
th 0 *.k a#nd the: giants .are 'in :the future," he" said.' ",That !featuring 'underrepresented, \ i&'> } :" ":": '\....
!i. Ihpe to move readers to- time has now comed and our unsung artists," i

nImas, and people who are .perate social iolation. duCtion to artists that most ,:
minorities and oppressed. In Jones illustrates how hip- people know very little about ithe Everglades. there are al- hop culture is representative -it's niot a rehashing of the :. : '"
li.:igator~s and snakes that. are 'of ghetto spaces and believes same celebrated artists."! predators of all." hop .not only condemns the 265 pages, the art represents IJNIVEASAL PiITw rI PRA[TI1 A UL KMAL[IJ/t iUflt btJNI[LIIDI 1YD~III:IoN A MALbILM U I[ttM IM [ BI MflN HOLIDAY
music: but also the youth who everything from local private, ORIIEIU AE RBN L ERN[HWR AA AH I OOHRL [RNA
THE PARADOX OF. produce it., collections based in' South 'lhldttHAfI MIlI1W OAIiMOM0[[
It took UniverSity, ofMiami stigma anld were :feared by the mapo College and the Wa- LiIN"" KSHIIH('~i Nl RSA

Jones seven years to write now the fear and stigma Iowa the largest holding of a :., ..... ............".....
"Fear of 'a Hip Hop Planet: are aimed at Black youth in Haitian art in the U.S. all America's New Dilemma," but urban areas, especially those "beautiful work~sthatspeak to: ST RT FRI AV NOVEMBERA~ 1 l C OA. T G O
according to recent reviews who wear sagging pants and 'the Haitian culture." S. ........ TAR X /NHE LII. I iIATERS AND3 SHOWT1MES




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O iNorthwestern High

receives $5000

"grant for teachers
The AFL-CIO gives high school generous donation
By Ashley Montgomery lace Aristide, Superintendent
amontgomery@miamitimesonline.com Alberto Carvaliho and United Teachers .of Dade President
Recently, Miami North- Fedrick'Ingram were all in atwestern Senior High School tendance at the grant presenr land Senior [MNSH] was the recipient of a station.
generous. offer from the The "Adopt-aAmerican Federation School" program is
H igh School of Labor and Congress designed to support
of Industrial Organiza- teaching staff in their
Novunb .. K 2.) 13 tion [AFL-CIO]. classrooms in order
The AFL-CIO held a to help educate young
C i 'l-( special presentation in students about workthe school's auditorium ers' rights and civil
to present a $5,000 rights.
grant. Principal Wal- HEAD Breaking ground on the new Norland Senior High.

Norland Senior High celebrates groundbreaking
capacity and enhancing facility Deliscia Glenn said that with Renovations begin after 55 years safety. a new school a better environBy Ashley Montgomery on the horizon. "Our community allowed ment will come.
amontgomery@miamitimesonline.com On Nov. 6, 2012 county vot- their voices to be heard and "I was just an elated aters for approved an issuance of nearly 70 percent of those vot- tendee at the Norland Sr. High Students and faculty of $1.2B General Obligation Bond ing supported the measure," groundbreaking ceremony," Miami Norland Senior High [GOB] for dozens of Miami- an excerpt from the back page said Rothel Fussel, a minister School [MNSH] have been Dade County Public Schools of the program read. and City of Miami Gardens
walking the same hallways [M-DCPS] in need. Leaders of M-DCPS cheered resident. "Both of my adult
since 1958. Now, after a The GOB will go towards and smiled along with the children graduated from promise was made last year renovating buildings, updating students, faculty and parents Norland so this is a wonderful -Photo courtesy tovette McGi
by Miami-Dade County Public technology, building school re- at the groundbreaking celebra- thing to witness." --inip0 RLre te mey.
Schools, a brand new school is placements, expanding student tion. Students like freshman Please turn to NORLAND 5C Principal Reginald Lee says show me the money,






You're a modern parent,
you've sweated SAT prep, endured essay
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you've even tackled the FAFSA,
now you have to help them decide,
your focus is faculty and degree programs,
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'Duke' reveals the elegant, enigmatic Ellington

Biograhy rifs on and performing with a tal- ra ri on ented if temperamental band life, progressing from the Cotton
his complex lf, Club to Carnegie Hall).

and all that jazz The son of a butler and gen- -A,
tool, churchgoing mother, ElBy Bill Desowitz lington grew up pampered in
a middle-class neighborhood
Wall Street Journal drama of Washington, D.C. Indeed, V
critic Terry Teachout follows his stylish dress and "princeup his acclaimed Louis Arm- ly" manner earned him the strong biography (Pops) with nickname "Duke" as a younga thorough and fascinating ster. He was drawn to ragtime J
portrait of the greatest jazz and played piano at dances,, composer of the 20th century, and parties before moving to 7 k
Duke Ellington (1899-1974). Harlem in 1923 at the height
Teachout peeks~behind of the cultural renaissance.
Ellington's elegant if enig- Ellington wasn't formally
matic persona, explores the trained or even well-versed in
strengths and weaknesses of classical music, so he found
his celebrated musical craft in it difficult to write hummable DUKE: A LIFE OF ,
great technical detail (which tunes or structurally develop DUKE ELLINGTON might be frustrating to follow themes with any complexity., Terry Teachout for the casual reader) and of- But he could meld together Gotham fers a larger African-American disparate musical fragments
perspective. from his band members' solo the popular song. For nearly
Best-known for such stan- performances, mastering a 30 years, Strayhorn helped .4"
dards as Sophisticated Lady, "mosaic method of composi- elevate Ellington's craft. ",' Mood Indigo, Take the A- tion." While not a flagrant But Ellington was noth- '
Train, It Don't Mean a Thing plagiarist, Ellington still took ing if not ambitious and for ___.... If It Ain't Got That Swing most of the credit. a decade struggled with his Duke Ellington (at the piano) with his band in 1932 at Harlem's Cotton Club, where they
and Don't Get Around Much Ellington's best collaborator, answer to George Gershwin's honed their chops as house band for several years.'
Anymore, Ellington helped though, was Billy Strayhorn, Rhapsody in Blue, eventupopularize jazz around the a young, talented, classically ally composing the magnum American experience. significant that the "status- giants, how would he charac-.
world with simple yet dynamic trained composer, who repre- opus, Black, Brown and Teachout suggests that El- conscious child of the black terize them? While Armstrong melodies. Although he had a sented the musical refinement Beige, which he premiered at lington extended beyond his middle-class" chose to draw a was open and unguarded, Elvoracious appetite for food, that Ellington sought. When Carnegie Hall in 1943. The reach, but at his best painted direct parallel "between self- lington revealed only what he drink and women, he lived they first met in 1939, Elling- 45-minute symphony, which pictures in sound "with a feel image and skin t6ne in a work wanted you to see in an effort for his music and was in his ton gave Strayhorn directions was critically panned by the for orchestral color as sure as that celebrated the historyof to maintain respectability. Not prime in the '30s, '40s and to his Manhattan apartment classical establishment, was anything to be heard in the his race." surprisingly, Teachout finds
'50s. He let nothing distract from the A-Train, which the Ellington's most personal music of Debussy or Ravel." Now that Teachout has mystery more intriguing than
him: composing, recording prot6g6 quickly turned into statement about the African- The biographer also finds it written about these two jazz likability.



Colorful hero steps back into grayv areas
By Brian Truitt into the super-spy intrigue of and a massive S.H.I.E.L.D. He- Mackie co-stars as the highS.H:I.E.L.D. with old friends licarrier takes a spectacular flying Falcon; Emily VanCamp .. Star-spangled super-soldier Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) nose dive. (Revenge) makes her debut as q ....
Steve Rogers fought the good and Black Widow (Scarlett Jo- "There's nobody better at S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Agent 13; and fight in World War IT in the hansson). that kind of stuff than Mar- Sebastian Stan, who played '.
movie Captain America: The The first trailer for the sequel vel if you're going to attempt to Cap's pal Bucky Barnes in The First Avenger and is getting a will go online at iTunes Thurs- pull that off," Joe Russo says. First Avenger, has a key role as full taste of modern-day poli- day at noon ET/9 a.m. PT. "We all tried to up the ante in the shadowy Winter Soldier. tics and agendas in the sequel. Directors Anthony and Joe this movie in terms of what's "He's an amazingly drawn Captain America: The Win- Russo are aiming for a 1970s come before, and I think we've character. He's so well-conter Soldier, in theaters April thriller vibe akin to Three done that." ceived," Anthony Russo says (
4, catches up with Cap (Chris Days of the Condor, but they're Robert Redford joins the about the Winter Soldier, who Evans) after he saves New not skimping on big superhero Marvel Cinematic Universe first appeared in Ed Brubaker York City in The Avengers and sequences -- Cap brawls in the as Alexander Pierce, Fury's and Steve Epting's Captain Captain America (Chris Evans, left) and and Nick Fury throws the Marvel'Comics hero tight confines .9f an elevator S.H.I.E.L.D. boss in the World America comic book in the (Samuel L. Jackson) face new foes and have to figure out
clad in a spiffy new outfit -- full of bad guys, for example, Security Council; Anthony 2000s. which allies they can trust.



M-DCPS keeps its promise

.. NORLAND
continued from 4C i t

Principal Reginald Lee says he
ir e is looking forward to all that is
to come with the new school. .
C "Property value, excitement,
just everything you can think
of, that puts a smile on your
face as a parent and as a stuZ, .dent," Lee said.
M-DCPS Superintendent .
Alberto Carvalho said that
this investment will benefit -,
every single school. By every
single school, Carvalho is
speaking about the 66 Year1 projects with construction
Values between $ million and -Photo courtesy Lovette McGill
I $2 million ta aru nSchool officials celebrate groundbreaking.
way. He also stressed that the
"T ' ;': long-term benefits of this 21st reunity during the first three of construction.
[ century schools bond initiative years of the bond. More than The new Norland campus
: include the creation of 9,200 18,000 sustainable jobs will is expected to open in August
i < i i] ,l! ;jobs throughout the corn- be created during the course 2016..

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Un iversity o ri l l Development Center Network Pino and Family Global Entre- : San Francisco-based Twitter is expected to raise as much as $1.8 billion by selling 70 milU iest offerng[SBDC] The grant was given preneurship Center, which : lion shares at about $26, giving the company a value of more than $18 billion. consulting services to establish a program that offers workshops, seminars
will help local companies and networking events. free of charge grow and create new jobs in The initial strategy will
the community. be led by College of Busiwill provide no-cost, one- Executive Director Amelia Rea Florida International Uni- on-one business consult- Maguire. With this new projversity [FIU] is the recent ing to local companies. This ect on the rise, The College h
recipient of a grant, thanks partnership will be the sister of Business is actually to the Florida Small Business organization to FIUs Eugenio Please turn to FIU 7D Investment bankers want a successful a successful IPO that could
push other technology comTTS. johs m at odg sb ow : IPO that could push other technology panics to accelerate their own,
uI3@. *b ma1rke d dg s*blw plans to go public.
dodges bw By Walter Hamilton in years. And Wall Street is "The IPO market is entering
an Andrew Tangel paying close attention. this very exuberant stage now,"
from government shutdown The New York Stock E)- said Josef Schuster, founder
fomst If the initial public offer- change wants a smooth open- of IPO research firm IPOX
ST,. 204,000 new jobs to their "Clearly what transpired ing of Twitter Inc. had to be ing to assert its dominance Schuster in Chicago. "It has
neLoLymentlt payrolls last month, the "was businesses viewed the summed up in one of the com- against rival Nasdaq, which been huge. There's no doubt
Labor Department said on shutdown as a temporary pany's famously pithy tweets, was panned for last year's about it."
rae st / Friday. The unemployment phenomenon and that the : this would be it: The timing glitchy IPO for Facebook Inc. San Francisco-based Twitter
p re rate, however, rose to 7.3 economy was still growing : couldn't be better. Investors want a surge in the announced Wednesday that it
pecetfrmSetmbrscnewudnotiu tro Twitter is expected to make stock that could strengthen would raise up to $1.8 billion
By Lucia Mut~ikani nearly five-year low of 7.2 going forward," said Russell : its public debut Thursday in the tech sector's rise this year. by selling 70 million shares at
, ,%p~,!i: percent Price, senior economist at one of the hottest IPO markets And investment bankers want Please turn to TWITTER SD
U.S. job growth uexpect- The department said there Ameriprise Financial Seredly accelerated in October had been no. "discernible" vices in Troy, Michigan. as employers shrugged off a impact on payrolls from The report also showed *a54~~I~I~m ~ X
government shutdown, sug- ,the 16-day federal govern- 60,000 more jobs created in : L.u~~ w & v u LUF=
gestng the budget standof-f mnent shutdown, adding that September anid August than
had a more limited d im~pactl it had received an above -previously reported, sug- st nag ins W a m ar
on the economy thaninitial-' average response rate from 'gesting that the economy VV W e lm ust ak a: a~EUm~
lY feared. Employers added employers to its survey. Please turn to JOBS SD a es a dva m im
S, By Bill Fletcher, Jr. sider !the following: mercials, Walmart
NNPA Columnist almost two-thirds stands as a stark exJ&0opa 2 2 en li s of :,the Walmart's ample of the wealth
J & o p y $ In e a Li 'The day after Thanksgiving, workforce of ap- polarization that we
so-called "Black Friday," will p ro0 x i m a t e 1 y 'have been witnessK cbcsp i asmacy, the Justice Department and subsidiaries agreed to be a moment for national pro- 825,000 earn pov- ,jing in this country,
Kc acsp i assaid Monday. pay $485 million in criminal : tests over the conditions faced erty-level wages a wealth polarization
drugs marketed The agreement, one of the fines and forfeiture, and $1.72 by thousands of Walmart "'(lees than $25,000/l unlike anything thaf
largest health care fraud billion in civil settlements "workers. You may be one of' ye r). Now, contrast we have seen since
for off-label use settlements in history, largely with the federal government many who go regularly or pec- this fact with an-129
Centered on Risperdal, an an- and states. The agreement :' riodically to Walmart, looking other fact: six of the --. .. The conditions
By Paul Davidson tipsychotic drug that Johnson also requires the company for the good deals. Well, this Waltons, the major *of Walmart work& Johnson marketed to treat to change business practices November 29, things will be a shareholders in the company, ers are insulting, not only to Johnson & Johnson has elderly dementia patients, as related to drug marketing. bit exciting and informative are collectively worth more the Walmart workers but to
agreed to pay more than $2.2 well as children with behav- "These companies lined outside of Walmart facilities, than $144.7 billion, putting the rest of us. Workers find
billion to settle criminal and ioral problems. The civil set- their pockets at the ex- If you have any questions them ahead of the combined it difficult to obtain full-time civil claims that it marketed tlement also resolved claims pense of American taxpay- : regarding why these protests worth of 42 percent of the schedules, thus making it imthe antipsychotic drug Risp- related to a similar antipsy- ers, patients and the private : have been happening; why people of the United States. possible for them to earn the erdal and other medications chotic drug, Invega, as well as insurance industry' as they they will take place on No- In other words, for all of their sort of wages needed to surfor off-label uses and paid heart medication Natrecor. drove up health care costs vember 29; and why they will platitudes we regularly hear vive. Like many other retail kickbacks to a large phar- The pharmaceutical giant Please turn to J&J SD continue to unfold, just con- on television and radio comn- Please turn to PROTE ST 91D





8D THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 13-19, 2013 THE NATION'S #1 BLACK NEWSPAPER


TWitter: Golden ring or fool's gold? A

Thik t icebefre rap ingfor dot-corn era in the 2000s, for Twitter: Either it turns
was valued at a relative targeted ads into a big iny a i ttle or a lot
that exciting IPO bargain of 28.9 times its business, has success in v a
revenue, Ritter says. Twit- its niche for a while and .. .. "By Matt Krantz the price up too much and ter is even being valued over fades away like Black- The study defines
getting burned," says Jay the 25.8 times revenue of Berry or never figures out jobs as pying $13 .84 1 to $2113
to own a piece of Twitter at the University of Florida. Limited supply of stock says. Investors appear to Pot iay beblizd to and! It4c
will soon be forced to pay "You can tell a story to jus- relative to the short-term be assuming that the first, t ogy are erodingthn e
the-market price, which is tify the valuation, but a lot hype. Investor attention outcome, which is the least jobu," ,say Ma Ferguson, CE
increasingly looking like a of things have to go right." is hitting a Facebook-like likely, will be the reality. By Pu Davidson f Career uilde and author' sucker's bet. The race by investors to feverish pitch, perhaps even At $18.3 billion, the valu- of oTheTalent Equatin. My"
Shares priced late grab shares of Twitter could more so, since the service is ation of Twitter makes the High-. and low-wage jobs re ex- mi pr ic
Wednesday at $26 a share, be dangerous, despite the widely used by the masses. money-losing company pelted to dominate employment in m-a
giving the company a valu- possibility shares could rise But despite this interest in worth more than restaurant gowth the next four years a the outs ation of up to $18.3 billion short-term on the first day the stock, Twitter is selling chain Chipotle Mexican share ofmiddle- agejobsinthe .a including all shares. At that of trading, because of: just 70 million shares, or Grill and retailer Bed, Bath e cist fall, says a otherpionhave beenr
price, the company is the Record-breaking lofty just a sixth of the 421 mil- and Beyond, which earned new most expensive IPO U.S. valuation bodes poorly for lion shares sold by Face- a billion dollars in profit last Low- and high-waejobs et p te trn
in history relative to rev- long-term returns. At $26 book in its IPO last year, year. Twitter would be worth will comprise nearly 40 n ct h
enue. And if the bulls are a share, Twitter is valued Ritter says. This big imbal- more than NYSE Euronext, of new positions added thu n m c a g
right, and shares rise even at 33 times its revenue over ance between the supply the profitable company that 2017, while jbwi dd e
further once shares start the past .12 months. That's and demand of the shares ironically will make money mnaike up 22 per predi expect to s s w t
trading Thursday, investors the richest valuation of any could cause short-term vola- off of Twitter's IPO. the report by top might be paying prices that major U.S. IPO measured tility that may cause inves- "While Apple, Google and Careeruilder and Eooi m a
can only be justified if the that way since at least tors who buy on the first Microsoft are making more Moei n c Intewrnaton b percent fo21t
company is rare runaway 1975, Ritter says. The Palm day to overpay, -he says. than $10 billion (in profit) al, Ganniettparent company o u from 2t success in technology. spinoff from 3M, considered Too much hope, not . there aren't many tech 'USA.TODAY, is amajorityownr eas th repot ss.
"There is a large poten- in hindsight one of the most enough reality. There are companies that have pulled of Cat eBuilder, Pa t toWAGE9D
tial for investors pushing overvalued deals during the three possible outcomes that off," Ritter says.


Twitter hopes to make noise on NYSE cIT OF MIAMI. FLORIDA

TWITTER market, IPOs are getting an in 1999 and 2000. ing less discriminating in NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
continued from 7D enormous boost from the But the IPO market is at its what they buy, according to
easy-money policies of the healthiest since 2007, when research by Jay Ritter, a Uni- ANY PERSON WHO RECEIVES COMPENSATION, REMUNERATION OR a price of $26. Federal Reserve. Investors $65.4 billion was raised in. versity of Florida finance pro- EXPENSES FOR CONDUCTING LOBBYING ACTIVITIES IS REQUIRED TO
That would value the mi- seeking alternatives to low- 288 deals. fessor. IPOs have command- REGISTER AS A LOBBYIST WITH THE CITY CLERK PRIOR TO ENGAGING
cro-blogging company at yielding bonds have poured And investors are making ed a median price-to-sales IN LOBBYING ACTIVITIES BEFORE 'CITY STAFF, BOARDS AND COMMITroughly $18 billion. It origi- into IPOs on the belief that a mint. ratio ofr5 this year, the high- TEES OR THE CITY COMMISSION. A COPY OF THE APPLICABLE ORDInally planned to sell at a the central bank will keep An IPO index created by est since a ratio of 6 in 2007, NANCE IS AVAILABLE IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK (MIAMI CITY range of $17 to $20 under the the economy aloft. Schuster's firm has bolted 37 according to Ritter. HALL), LOCATED AT 3500 PAN AMERICAN DRIVE, MIAMI, FLORIDA, 33133.
ticker symbol TWTR. Twitter has both benefit- percent higher this year, out- And 61 percent of the comNew offerings are at their ed from the IPO frenzy. and pacing even the 30 percent panies that have gone public AT THE SCHEDULED MEETING OF THE COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF highest level since 2007, pro- helped to stoke it further. jump in the technology-laden lost money in the preceding MIAMI, FLORIDA, TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 21, 2013, AT 9:00 A.M., IN pelled by this year's roaring So far this year, there Nasdaq composite index. 12 months. That's the most ITS CHAMBERS AT CITY HALL, 3500,PAN AMERICAN DRIVE, THE MIAMI stock market rally. have been 195 initial offer- Investors' infatuation, since the dot-com boom in CITY COMMISSION WILL CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING ITEM RELATED
The Dow Jones industrial ings that have raised nearly however, has raised con- 2000, when 81 percent of TO THE REGULAR AGENDA:
average notched the latest $50 billion, according to re- cerns that the new-issue companies were in the red, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION DIRECTING THAT in a series of record highs searcher Dealogic. That's a market may be getting ahead Ritter said. AN EXISTING PREVIOUSLY PERMITTED FENCE TO BE REWednesday, and is up more fraction of the IPO heyday of itself. Some experts are troubled PLACED WITH A WALL WITHIN MAIN HIGHWAY ADJACENT
than 20 percent since Jan. 1. of the dot-com boom. Nearly Investors are paying a pre- by huge first-day jumps in TO THE MOORINGS SUBDIVISION CONDITIONED UPON: (1)
Like the rest of the stock 1,000 companies went public mium for IPOs and becom- new stocks. IT BEING IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FINDINGS SET FORTH
HEREIN ABOVE; (2) IT BEING SUBJECT TO THE RECORDING
OF 'A COVENANT TO RUN WITH 'THE LAND SHOWING THAT
EXISTING FENCE HAD BEEN PREVIOUSLY ACCEPTED AT ITS
Shutdown had littleeffecton job m$.CURRENT LOCATION IN 1991; ,(3) COMPLIANCE WITH CITY OF

JOBS "1We will see what happens drop in the participation counted for all t6 bb gis MIAMI ZONING REGULATIONS.
continued froni 7D behind the doors at the Fed rate was not related to the last month, with a reversal Copies of the proposed Resolution are available for-review at the Pu ic Works
but certainly there will be government shutdown as in local government weigh- Department, located at 444 SW 2nd Avenue, 8th Floor, during regul~Iorking had upward momentum some reassessment of at furloughed government ing on overall government hours. Phone 305-416-1200.
heading, into the shutdown least the possibility of a De- workers remained in the la- employment. Government last month. Economists cember or January taper- bar force., payrolls fell 8,000 last The Miami City Commission requests all interested parties be present or reppolled by Reuters had lore- ing," said Cameron Hinds, The smaller survey' of month. resented at this meeting and are invited to express their views. Should any
cast payrolls rising 125,000 regional CIO at WeUs Fargo households from which Local governments had person desire to appeal any decision of the City Commission with respect to in October and the unem- Private Bank in Omaha, Ne- the jobless rate is derived seen hefty job gains be- any matter considered at this meeting, that person shall ensure that a verbatim ployment rateticking up a braska. showed a'735,000 decline in tween August and -Sep- record of the proceedings is made, including all testimony and evidence upon
tenth of a percentage point More .drop out, of labor employment., The Labor De- tember, the bulk of them, which any appeal may be based (F.S. 286.0105). to 7.3 percent. force apartment said the decrease in education increases
The better-than-expected October's job gains was, partly due to federal economists said'' were due In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needincrease in payrolls could pushed them- above the workers on furlough during "to difficulties adjusting the ing special accommodations to participate in this proceeding may contact the raise expectations that the 190,000 monthly average the government shutdown. data for seasonal- fluctua- Office of the City Clerk no later than two (2) business days prior to the proceedFederal Reserve will curtail for the past 12 months, a The, better-than expected tons at the start of the new ing at (305) 250-5361 (Voice), or at (305) 250-5472 TTY no later than three (3) its bond-buying program sign of strength in the labor payrolls count, however, is school year. business days prior to the proceeding.. O
easier than most econo- market. But there was some unlikely to change expec- The leisure and hospitality mists were anticipating. bad news as more people' tations of slower economic industry added 53,000 new Todd B. Hannon
Indeed, U.S. stock index fi- dropped out the labor force, growth in the fourth quar- jobs, the most since April, #19391 City Clerk
ture turned sharply lower pushing the participation ter, given that consumer while professional and bu'si on' the report n d prices for rate to 62.8 percent, the spending. slackened and ness services added 44,000 U ..Teasury debt fell. The lowest level since March business inventories rose in new positions. Payrolls' in. dollar; rallied against. the 1978. the July-September period, the. retail sector increased CITY, OF MIAMI. FLORIDA
euroan'd the yen. ;' The department said. the The, private sector ac- 44,400 last month.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Johnson & Johnson pays up for wrongdoing ANY PERSON WHO RECEIVES COMPENSATION, REMUNERATION OR
EXPENSES FOR CONDUCTING LOBBYING ACTIVITIES IS REQUIRED TO
j&j Johnson & Johnson minimized the risks. From 1999 to 2005, disorder, obsessive- REGISTER AS A LOBBYIST WITH THE CITY CLERK PRIOR TO ENGAGING
continued from 7D subsidiary, urged phy- The government says despite the FDA's re- compulsive disorder IN LOBBYING ACTIVITIES BEFORE CITY STAFF, BOARDS AND COMMITsicians and others to it repeatedly warned peated warnings, and autism. Risperdal TEES OR THE CITY COMMISSION. A COPY OF THE APPLICABLE ORDIand hurt the solvency prescribe .the drug to Janssen that market- Janssen created an increased the risk in NANCE IS AVAILABLE IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK (MIAMI CITY of health care pro- treat symptoms such ing Risperdal as safe "ElderCare sales force" .children of elevated HALL), LOCATED AT 3500 PAN AMERICAN DRIVE, MIAMI, FLORIDA, 33133. grams such as Medi- as agitation, hostility and effective would be that targeted nursing levels of a hormone care, U.S. Attorney and confusion in elder- misleading and that homes and doctors that can simulate AT THE SCHEDULED MEETING OF THE COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF General Eric Holder ly dementia patients, the drug posed an in- who treated the elderly breast development, MIAMI, FLORIDA, TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 21, 2013 AT 9:00 A.M., IN
said. according to criminal creased risk of stroke, in a campaign to pro- among other side ef- ITS CHAMBERS AT CITY HALL, 3500 PAN AMERICAN DRIVE, THE MIAMI
"The settlement also charges. among other "serious mote off-label uses. fects, the government CITY COMMISSION WILL CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING ITEM RELATED
addresses allegations Sales materials ema- health risks" for the During that period, 'charges. TO THE REGULAR AGENDA:
of conduct that' reck- phasized such symp- elderly. the company also told The settlement also AN ORDINANCE OF THE MIAMI CITY COMMISSION AMENDlessly put at risk the toms and downplayed The company also its sales force to mar- resolves allegations ING CHAPTER 54/ARTICLE" V/SECTION 54-190 OF THE CODE health of some of the any mention of the downplayed or failed ket Risperdal to child that Janssen mar- OF THE CITY OF MIAMI,' FLORIDA, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED
most vulnerable mem- FDA-approved use. to publish studies that psychiatrists and oth- keted Invega, another "STREETS AND SIDEWALKS/BASE BUILDING LINES/NONbers of Our society Company representa- confirmed the dangers ers to treat children drug to treat schizo- STANDARD STREET WIDTHS", .BY MODIFYING THE WIDTH OF including young chil- tives received incen- of the drug, Justice with illnesses such phrenia, -for off-label NORTH MIAMI AVENUE FROM NORTH 5TH STREET TO NORTH dren, the elderly and. tives for promoting the said. as attention deficit "uses. 8TH STREET AND FROM NORTH 9TH STREET TO NORTH 11TH
disabled." drug's off-label uses, ___________________________TERRACE,' MIAMI, FLORIDA; CONTAINING A SEVERABILITY,
Johnson & Johnson according to the crimi- CLAUSE AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Vice President and nal charges.
General Courisel Mi- Under a criminal .Copies of the proposed Ordinance are available for review at the Public Works
chael Ullmann said plea, Janssen will pay Department, located at 444 SW 2nd Avenue, 8th Floor, during regular working
in a statement: "This a total of $400 million hours. Phone 305-416-1200.
resolution allows us to settle the claims
to move forward and and plead guilty to The Miami City Commission requests all interested parties to be present or
continue to focus on a misdemeanor mis- OMNI & MIDTOWN REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICT represented at this meeting and are invited to express their views. Should any
delivering innovative branding charge. CO M NT EEEOMN GNISperson desire to appeal any decision of the City commission with respect to
solutions that im- In a related civil CO M NT EEEOMN GNISany matter considered at this meeting, that person shall ensure that a verbatim
prov andenhnce he omplint Jusicerecord of the proceedings is made, including all testimony and evidence upon proe ad ehace he ompait, ustce PLEASE ALL TAKE NOTICE that a Board of Commissioners Meeting of the which any appeal may be based (F.S. 286.0105). health and well-being says Janssen mar- Omni & Midtown Redevelopment District Community Redevelopment Agencies orl. contrtao ln the bhaiorda tof is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 @ 12:00 pm, In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needRisperdal was ap- elderly nursing home orteefea im iyHl,30 a mrcnDie imF 33. ing special accommodations 'to participate in this proceeding may contact the
provd b th Fod ad paiens, hilrenandOffice of the City Clerk no later than two (2) business days prior to the proceedDrugvdmistrti ond peopetie th mhldenald All interested persons are invited to attend. For more information please con- ing at (305) 250-5361 (Voice), or at (305) 250-5472 TTY no later than three (3) to treat schizophrenia. disabilities.,atteOn itw RAofcsa 35 7-88 business days prior to the proceeding.. & "K
But in 2002 and The company made #19398 Pieter A. Bockweg, Executive Director Todd B. Hannon*
2003, sales represen- "false and misleading Omni and Midtown #133City Clerk
tatives for Janssen statements" about Ris- Community Redevelopment Agencies #139
Pharmaceuticals, a perdal's benefits and _______________________________





THE NATION'S #1 BLACK NEWSPAPER 9D THE MIAMI TIMES, NOVEMBER 13-19, 2013



Traditional light bulbs are dead, long livIe. LEDs

Theylas upto 2 yersandthe challengee for manufacturers Theylas upto 2 yersandthe'reis managing consumer persoincredibly efficient ceptions. "You have'to make
50 ~ something that looks as close
By David Kender bulbs, or CFLs, would assume to an incandescent light bulb
the throne, but that hasn't as possible," says Conner. The
The humble Edison, light worked out as expected. short, twisted CFL bulbs were
bulb has enjoyed a-long "CFLs have been a disaster," considered undesirable by a
lifespan, seeing only modest says Margery Conner, engi- population accustomed to a,
changes while technologies like neer and creator of Designing very specific bulb, shape. LEDs
television and radio have been With LEDs. Caught between 4. can conform to that familiar
drastically revised over time. new efficiency standards and a shape, she says, while still doBut the familiar bulb's long, market unwilling to pay a pre- ~ ,~ing "things you've never done uninterrupted reign could mium for a simple light bulb, before."*
finally be under threat as manufacturers responded wit Dutch giant Philips, for
light-emitting diodes, or LEDs, a flood of poorly built and ill- '~\~instance,, has been experiappear poised to become the conceived fluorescents. menting with more novel
new standard. Conner says the biggest applications. In addition to its
The reason is simple: Tra- problem is the "cold light" the selection of garden-variety LED
ditional incandescent light bulbs produce, referring to bulbs, Philips has released a
bulbs lack the efficiency that their bluish color temperature. line of "hue" connected light
one would expect of nearly any And manufacturers didn't bulbs.
other piece* of modern technol- explain that CFLs can't be Essentially a stage lighting
ogy. In fact, about 90% of the dimmed using tra 'ditional dim- kit for your, home, hue bulbs
enrythey use is wasted as mer switches, she says. These Th hlp he once ih ub.contain multiple LEDs whose
heat, with only the remaining complaints have been partially TePiis"u"cnetdlgtblb.otu a ecnrle rm
10 percent actually producing addressed in recent product same fate. So far, most of their 1 and No. 3-selling light bulbs In addition to its growing your smartphone, allowing light, revisions, and CFLs are actu- efforts seem centered around at Home Depot. Of course, $10 affordability, part of LED's for millions of possible colors.
The federal government final- ally quite competitive with a strong message of long-term is still a lot to ask for a light appeal is its extraordinarily It's a neat trick that gives the ly took a stand against such LEDs when it comes to energy affordability combined with a bulb, but the government is -long life expectancy. Cree of- system enough flash to land it wastefulness in 2012, banning efficiency. But -the technology's reduced up-front cost, happy to step in and help out. fers a 10-year guarantee on its a spot in Apple's retail stores. 100-watt incandescent bulbs. credibility has still taken a hit Cree, a company based in LEDs that earn an Energy Star bulbs, and suggests life spans Philips has also opened up the* Similar bans on 40- and in the court of public opinion. Durham, N.C., was the first to badge for their performance as long as 22 years are pos- product to outside developers,
60-watt-bulbs are also in the Both bulb makers and regu- hit the $10 price point i n many and efficiency also qu alify for sible under certain conditions. and there are now about 40 works. Initially, it appeared lators are taking steps to en- markets. Its products have a rebate, usually from regional But regardless of the bulbs' apps that can interact with the

-that compact fluorescent sure that LEDs don't suffer the since risen to -become the No. utility companies. technical merits, the toughest bulbs.


Report: Baillionaires received Go fish, andforget the license
To introduce residents and visitors to the delights orpulling Ii aw-riggling fish, the Florida Fish and. Wildlife Conservation Comm~ison has

U .S.far !su sid e's f'$set aside Sunday as a day to fish without a saltwater license.,

the foodstameproram hook. But Sunday is one of several days a year when officials ease that,
50 b sineseswhich helps provide food for requirement. License-free days were held 'earlier this year on April 13
hasbee jun ednearly 47 million people. A and June 8 for freshwater fishing and June 1 for saltwater.'
Senate provision would cut The commission will consider adding two more license-free days this by taxpayers, $4.5 billion over the same yer
period. ya' i
By Ran Nixon ., ~A report released Wednes- w i a t' o ~ r
ByRo ixnday by the Center for Amen- W lm r"wok r de ev better
can Progress, a left-leaning _____________WASHINGTON The fed- p~~research group, found that PR(YEST willingness to stand with the
eral government paid $11.3 '"food stamps kept about five continued from 7D) Walmart workers; 'and the,.attimillion "in taxpayer-funded million people above the tude .elected officials in our .cities,
farm subsidies from 1995 poverty line last year. The workers, they Iare .then fo rced to and towns take towards th Ie exto 2012 to 50 billionaires or food stamp program was either try to assemble more than pansion of -and requests for assisbusinesses in which they SCOTT FABER DON MILLICAN cut by about $5 billion on one part-time job and/or depend tance by the corporate Iown Iers o
have some form of owner- Vice president for government Chief financial officer Nov. 1 when a provision in on governmental assistance. Walmart, will all make a~ world of ship, according to a report affairs at the Environmental Kaiser-Francis Oil Company the 2009 stimulus bill that The Walmart workers, joined a difference.
relase Tursayby he Worin Grupadded funding for the pro- together through an organiza- If you think of nothing else Juist
Erea e ta hursdybyteiokigGru individuals who get crop gram expired. tion known as OUR -Walmart stop for a momienit and remember
Group, a Washington-based net worth of $316 billion, ac- insurance subsidies, the 'The irony is that farm [Organization United for Respect that $25,000/year does not tak~e research organization. cording to Forbes magazine, group said. subsidies are going to bil- at Walmart], seek public sup- anyone very far these days. How.
The billionaires who The Working Group said The report is being issued lionaires at the same time port. They are seeking justice in can a family worth more than*received the subsidies or its findings were likely to as members of the House that there are proposals to their workplace and they know $144.7 billion nof believe t Ihat im-' owned companies that did underestimate the total and Senate are meeting to kick three to five million that the attitude of the Walmart proving the wages, benefits and, includ "e the Microsoft co- farm subsidies that went come up with a new five- people off of food stamps," customer is critical in that re.- working conditions of those who, founder Paul G. Allen; the to the billionaires on the year farm bill. The authors said Scott Faber, vice presi.- gard., make it possible for their family
investment titan Charles Forbes 400 list because of the report said it is time- dent for government affairs The message that you, as a cus- to be so wealthy is a burdensome. Schwab; and S. Truett many of them also received ly, given that lawmakers are at the Environmental Work- tomer and consumer, convey to request?
Cathy, owner of Chick-fil-A. crop insurance subsidies. debating a House proposal ing Group. "This clearly the Walmart management; .your Just asking. .. The billionaires who got the Federal law prohibits the that would cut nearly $40 highlights the need for resubsidies have- a collective disclosure of the names of billion over 10 years from form to our farm programs." F I ep.s alb sn se rw

Black women are spending less on hair products F1U_ over 35 years.

WOMEN trillion by 2015. This the current hair trend of naturPL1 hair enthu-' businesswomen are lease, in 2012, the Florida SBDCs
continued from -7D report also showed right now and I don't siasts. Perhaps you've confident in the work- on, a nationwide search for an cx- served approximately 38,00en that Blacks make an see it dying down any- noticed specialized place wearing their ecvtive director to run both the trepreneurs and small business natural hair styles. average of 156 shop- time soon," Hutchin- products popping up natural hair," Simon BCadiocntr.westhug cnutngnd
According to Mintel's ping trips per year; son said. in the hair care sec7 said. Klock said it's his is special op- training, reslting in 47,845 jobs
consumer trends re- beauty supply stores Mintel's research tion now more ,than Simon went on to portunity that takes their commit- created, retained and, saved at a
search, relaxer sales have an average shows that in the past ever,. say that "more than ment to the next level. significantly low cos~t of $11 2 per
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FOR THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 12 18, 2013 I

MILES ALBANY STATE
GOLDEN BEARS (6-3) GOLDEN RAMS (5-4) 0

WEST DIVISION CHAMPION EAST DIVISION CHAMPION
SOUTHERN INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE SOUTHERN INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE

TEAM RECORD 2013 RESULTS 2013 RESULTS TEAM RECORD
2013 Overall: 6-3 MILES' 6-3 ALBANY STATE 6-4 2013 Overall: 5-4
2013 SIAC: 6-0 7 ......... @ N. Alabama .42 L 24...,. @ N. Greenville. 26 L 2013 SIAC: 4-2
2013 BCSP Ranking: NR 7 @ W. Georgia .31 L 13 ........... Tuskegee .......... 19 L 2013 BCSP Ranking: N41
All-Time vs. ASU: 15-34-3 All-lime vs. MC: 34-15-3
Last'lime vs ASU: 22-14W,'13 .. ....... Concordia ,..Cancld 34 Eliz. City St ........ 13 W Last Time vs MC: 22-14 L;'13
SIAC TitleGame: 1-0 22 Albany State .14 W 14 ............ @ Miles ........... 22 L SlAC Title Game: 0-1
SlAG Championships: 1 (Last '11) 27.@ Benedict 13 W 31 ............ @ Lane ........... 37 L SlAG Championships: 13 (Last'10)
Championship Game logos C 21 @ Central State .26 L 42 ......... Morehouse 20 W
TITLE"GAMES: Miles and COACH'S RECORD 40.......,Kentucky State... 17 W 30. @ Clark Atlanta.7W COACH'S RECORD
TITLE GAMES: Miles and Alma Materi, North Alabama ('98) 38 ................ Lane ........... 26 W 31 ........... Benedict ............ 6 W Alma Mater: Albany State ('78)
TITLE TIM E Albany State vie for SIAC Head Coach Record vs. ASU: 3-1 Record vs. MC: NA Head Coach
honors.. Winston-Salem REGINALD At MC: 21-11, ,656 (3rd year) 31 ...... 0Stillman 30 W 31.Ft. ValleySt. 6W At ASU: 104-48, .684 (14th year) JAMES
ATLANTA, State faces Virginia State RUFFIN Career Record: Same 41. Tuskegee........ 36 W Career Record: Same WHITE

WU SA EMfo~l~cow. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2013 -ATLANTA, GA -LAKEWOOD STADIUM 7 P.M.

MEAC RACE TIGHTENS AFTER BETHUNE LOSS;
TIM O'NEAL WELL POSITIONED ON NEC TOUR

________ CIAA, SIAC stage title games
SCORES
NOVEMBER? SW Assemles 38,TexasCollege15 LUT WILLIAMS day to take the East Division crown. Donnie Owens (8 sacks):
Atate 50 Pres View 35 Shaw32, SaintAugustine's 14 BCSP Editor The SIAC title game is a rematch of a Sept. VSU counters with the league's top rushing
NOVEMBER 5 Shepherd 47, West Virginia State0
Albany State 19, Fort Valley State 10 Shippensburg 42, Cheyney 0 Results from this past week's games have set 28th meeting this year that saw Miles come attack (202.7 ypg.) led by running back Jordan
Ao.eSaBlt45.GrambhitngSate42 Soutlhem3AlaeaStae2 up championship game match-ups for the SIAC. away with a 22-14 win. The game is also a re- Anderson (1,142 yds., 114.2
Bowle Stale 30, Eizabeth City Stats 21 Stitlman 42, College of Faith E
Chean77, Lincoln Pa)14 TennesseStat31,AustinPeay6 CIAA and SWAC. The MEAC race however is match of the inaugural SIACtitle game in 2011 ypg.) who leads the league with
Clark Atanta 35, Edward Waters 28 Vaginia State 46, Virlgla Union 3
Dea State 77, Conordia-Selma0 W-Salern State 28. Fayettevilte State 14 far from over. where Miles downed Albany State,'20-17. 20 touchdowns. Quarterback
Hampton29, NvContra] 21 Two-time defending champion Winston- SWAC title game participants were also Justin Thorpe has completed
HowardI4Z Savnnah State 14- .JutnTop ha cmled
Jackson State 26,AlabamaA&M 20 THE 02 PLAYOFF PICTURE Salem State clinched its third straight South Di- determined last week. Alcorn State's 50-35 61.4% of his passes (127 of 207)
Johnsn C. Smith 26, Central State 24
KentuckyState44. Morehose 0 vision title and CIAA championship game berth win over Prairie View Thursday night gave the for Il TDs with just five interLaw 48, Benedict 13 SUPER REGION I SUPER REGION 11 Anderson
Linon (MO) O42, NE (OKl State 33 1. Shepherd (9-0) 1. Lenolr-Rhyne (9-1) Saturday with a 28-24 win over Fayetteville West Division title to Southern. ceptions. Jaivon Smallwood
LiWhsten42,Virginia-Lynchburg13 2. W.Satam St. (9-1) 2. UNC smboke(6-1) State. Jackson State grabbed the East Division leads the receivers with 37 receptions for 562
Miles 41. Tustegee 36 3. Bloomsburg (9-1) 3. North'Alaams (7-2)
MissValleyState20,TexasSouthem17 4. W. Chester (9-1) 4. Carson.Nwmv ((8-2) The Rams will go for a CIAA champion- title with its 26-20 win over Alabama A&M yards and 7 scores.
Morgan State 24, NGAC23 5. Slippey Ro c(9-1) 7.Tske9pe(-1l) ship three-peat when they face Northern Division Saturday. Jackson State and Southern will meet The VSU defense, second only to WSSU in
Norfok State 27, BethuweCoolnian 24
SC State 25, ordaA&M 21 6. Virgina State(9-1 .les(l-3 champion Virginia State Saturday at 1 p.m. at in the 15th SWAC Championship Game on Sat- points (17.4) and yards (303.8) allowed, is led by
Winston-Salem's Bowman-Gray Stadium, WS- urday, Dec. 7 at Reliant Stadium in Houston. linebackers Geo Feggins and Brandon RobinSU's home field. Both teams will enter the game Norfolk State injected some drama into the son.
ST Twith 9-1 overall marks and unblemished 7-0 re- MEAC race Saturday with its 27-24 win over Miles comes into the SIAC title game
cords in league play. BCSP No. I and MEAC leader Bethune-Cook- ranked ninth in Super Region II. Albany State is
South1ite. STONET Hosg V a Sat iaAChaiosi ta me.4toclinch In Atlanta Saturday at 7 p.m., the 3rd SIAC man. The loss dropped B-CU into a tie with not in the top 10.
South tile. NEXT., Hosting Virginia State in CLAA Championship Game.
2. JACKSON STATE (8-2) Got by Alabama A&M, 26-20 and clinched SWAC East Championship Game will pit Miles, who clinched South Carolina State for the conference lead. Miles quarterback David Thomas returned titte. NEXT: Hosting Alcom State to close out regular season. the West Division title in a 41-36 upset of BCSP The CIAA title game pits two teams cur- at the helm of the Bears' offense and had a career
3. BETHUNE-COOKMAN (8-2) Handed first MEAC loss by Norfolk State, 27-24. No. 5 Tuskegee Saturday, against Albany State, rently ranked in the top eight in Super Region I day (312 passing yards, 5 TDs) in
NEXT: Hosting Hampton. who knocked off Fort Valley State 19-10 Satur- while the SlAG battle has two teams outside the the win over Tuskegee. Thomas
4. SOUTH CAROLINA STATE (7-3) Came back to knock off Florida A&M. 25-21. Super Region I1 top eight. The top eight teams will likely lead the Bears against
NEXT: Hosts Morgan State Thursday in Orangeburg on ESPNU. G M TIS WEE from the region receive playoff berths. Albany State in the title game. He
5. TENNESSEE STATE (8-3) Dominated Austin Peay. 31-6. NEXT: Hosting Mur- THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14 WSSU is ranked second in Region I while sat out the first game with ASU
ray State. ESPNUI Internet Webcast- HSRN VSU is ranked sixth. WSSU, last year's national with an injury. Demetrice Price
6. VIRGINIA STATE (9-1) Won big over Virginia Union, 46-3 to close out regular SC State vs. Morgan State in Orangeburg, SC 7:30p Thomasswi th in dem et e
Moran ranebugDiv. 11 runner-up, is all but assured of a playoff assumed the reins and led the
season. NEXT: CIAA title game vs. WVInston-Salem State. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16
7. ALCORN STATE (7-3) Beat Prairie View A&M, 50-35 Thursday to give SWAC Alabama A&M vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff in Huntsville, AL 1p berth regardless of the outcome of Saturday's Bears to that victory. Antonio Pitts (36 rec.. 3 nE State t close out regular season. Concordia-Selma vs, Warner in Selma, AL lp contest. VSU needs a win to lock down a berth TDs) leads the Bears receivers. Terry Emmett
East title to Jackson State. NEXT: At Jackson State t ootnglar san. Miss Valley State vs. Alabama State in Itta Bena, MS 1P but may earn one of the spots with a loss. is the top rusher (303 yards, 4 TDs).
8. SOUTHERN (6-4) Beat Alabama State,PraireView, TX While WSSU was expected to get back to Quarterback Frank'Rivers threw for 215
9. ALABAMA STATE (6-4) Fell to Southern. 31-28. NEXT: At Miss. Valley State. NC A&T vs, Savannah State in Greensboro, NC 1 p
.10. TUSKEGEE (8-2) -Upset by Miles, 41-36. NEXT: Regular season finished West Virginia Stale vs, Glenville State in Institute, WV lp the title game, V-State has been the surprise of yards and two touchdowns as AlCheyney vs. Selon Hill InCheyney, PA 12n the league.The Trojans were picked to finish fifth. bany State clinched the division
Jackson State vs. Alcorn State in Jackson, MS 2p in the six-team North Division but ran'the table, title in the win over Fort Valley
Lincoln (MO) vs. Southwest Baptist in Jefferson City, MO 2p losing only to Benedict of the SIAC in their State. Jesse Atkins leads the reTennessee State vs. Murray State in Nashville, TN 2p
U N D ER TH E BA N N ER Texas College vs. Oklahoma Baptist in Tyler, TX 2p first year under new head coach Latrell Scott. ceivers with 43 catches for 565
Edward Waters vs. College of Faith in Jacksonville, FL 2p WSSU comes in with the league's top of- yards and 7 TDs. Phillip Moore
WHAT'S GOING ON IN AND AROUND BLACK COLLEGE SPORTS Florida A&M vs. Delaware State in Tallahassee, FL 2p fense averaging 402 points nnd 476.2 yards per Rivers leads the ASU ground attack with
NC Central vs. Norfolk State In Durham, NC 2p game and the top defense, giving up just 15.4 436 yards. TIM O'NEAL EXCELS ON NEW TOUR: UNC-Pembroke vs. Va.-Lynchburg in Pembroke, NC 2p
Bethtune-Cookman vs. Hampton in Daytona Beach. FL 4p points and 234.6 yards per game. B-CU (8-2, 5-1 MEAC) will host resurgent
With three events left on the NEC Series PGA Latina- Southern vs. Clark Atlanta in Baton Rouge. LA 6p Quarterback Rudy Johnson is Hampton (4-6, 4-2), winners of four of its last five
merica season, former Jackson WestAlabama vs. Central State in Livingston, AL 6p the league passing leader (230.6 and one of three teams tied for thirdin the conferAlor 09 State golfer Tim O'Neal is fourth CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES.00
CIAA Championship TV CIAA Network / HSRN ypg.) while Maurice Lewis (791 ence race, Saturday (4 p.m.) in a key MEAC contest.
on the Order of Merit, the tour's Virginia State vs. Winston-Salem State in Winston-Salem, NC lp yards, 11 'TDs) leads the ground S. C. State (7-3, 5-1) plays host (7:30 p.m.) to
money list. The top five players SIAC Championship TV Broadcast Bounce TV- HSRN game. Johnson's chief target has one of the other third-place teams, Morgan State
on the Tour's Money List will earn Albany State vs. Miles in Attanta, GA 7p Johnson been freshman Chase Powell 4-6, 4-2), Thursday (7:30 p.m.) in a game to be carTVGAMES (4re,7 s)ridlvonEPUThotetid-place team.
full status on the Web.corn Tour TV Broadcast Comcast SportsNet Houston Delayed- (54 rec., 7 TDs). ned live on ESPNU. The other third-lcta
next year. Texas Southern vs. Howard in Houston. TX 2p The stingy Rams' defense is led by line- Delaware State (4-5, 4-2) is at Florida A&M (2
In last week's Lexus Peru __backer Carlos Fields (67 tackles) and lineman p.m.).
Open in Lima, O'Neal shot a final
O'NEAL round 67 to finish alone in fourth
place at 11-under 277. He shot rounds of 70-67-73-70. to W S N LT ERG A A
finish two shots behind tournament winner Julian Etu- WINSTON-SALEM STATE VIRGINIA STATE
lain. He pocketed $7,200 for his efforts. With the result, RAMS (9-1) TROJANS (9-1)
O'Neal moved up one place from fifth to fourth on the SOUTH DIVISION CHAMPION I NORTH DIVISION CHAMPION
Tour's Order of Merit. CENTRAL INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION vS. CENTRAL INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETIC AssoCIATON Ile'
O'Neal's winnings are now at $63,015 thru I I events.
He is just $640.33 behind third-place Jose Fernandez-Val- -- TEAM RECORD 2013 RESULTS 2013 RESULTS TEAM RECORD
des of Argentina ($63,655;63). The money leader is Jose / 2013 Overall: .-1 WSSU 9-1 VSU 9-1 2013 Overall: 91
de Jesus Rodriguez of Mexico ($97,006.25) followed by 7f 2013 CIAA: 7-0 21.. @ UNC-Pembroke...25 L 29.. Fayetteville St..28 W 2013 CIAA: 7-0
2013 Blau m Ra kig thISs(7t90 1 ) 62 .Va. Univ. Lynchburg ......8N 14.,... Benedict in M 'nds... 30 L 2013 BCSP Ranking: .6th
Ryan Blaumof the USA ($79,390.18). All-Time vs. VSU: 12-10 All-Time vs. WSSU: 10-12
O'Neal was. coming off a tie for third the previous Lest lime vs. VSU: 24-6W, 05 Tuskegee in Cleveland.13W 47. Kentucky Slate.0W Last ime vs. WSSU: 246 L, 05
CIAA Title Games. 6-9 55... @ Virginia Union ..15W 19 .....J. C.Smith...17W CIAA ie Games: 1-3
week at the Arturo Calle Colombian Classic presented by CIAA Championships: 10 (Last '12) 56...Bowie State...21 W 14 ....@ Shaw ...O0W ClAA Championships: 10('96)
Avianca held in Bogota, Columbia. O'Neal shot 69-67- 44 ... .C. Smith ....17W 51 ....@Eiz City St ._28 W
69-67 to finish at -1.2 272. He tied with Jose Manuel Gar- COACH'S RECORD 35.,, St. Augustine's,,, 17 W 47 .....Bowie St....44 W COACH'S RECORD
AlmaMete: NCA&T '95)Alma Mater: Hampton ('75)
rido and Corbin Mills two shots behind Manuel Villegas Head Coach Record vs. VSU: 0-0 40~Lvnaoe O icl.4 eodv.WS:00Head Coach
and eventual winner Jose De Jesus Rodriguez, who won CONNELL Record at WSSU: 44-6, .897 (4th year. ........Shaw....24 W 28....@ Ch~owan,.O0W Record at VSU: 9-1, .900 (1st year) LATRELL
on the second hole of sudden death. O'Neal took home MAYNOR Career Record: Same 28,.Fayetevlle St ...14W 46..... Va. Union...3 W Career Record. 15-6 SCOTTr
$7,00forhi thrdplae inih.SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2013 WINT N'AL M C BOWMAN-GRAY STADIUM 1 P.M.

for 25th at the Puerto Rico Classic.
The most recent tournaments began the second leg S *aaa :
of the NEC Series which has been off since nine tournaments that ended its early June. The NEC Series PGA CIAA COT~aO~XEF M EACA h M ~ SoxTEHE SIA SW AC SonwooINDEPENDENTS
TOUR Latinoam~rica 201.3 season features 14 events in ALco ALOV N AL
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nine countries throughout Latin America played in two NORTH DIVISION in WL W9 L W L Wn L EAST OIVlstON Wn L We L Wn L EAST DItON in L in enseeSae 8 :
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Fendrt Val 2 Slt 3 1 3 4 6 AlabamaSateoiSat 3455 .,Catete652167 3 Va. Univ. of Lynehbitrg 2
In the March-May segment, O'Neal had one win Chowan 3 4 4 6 DelawareState 4 2 4 5 ClarkAt~anta 1 3 1 5 3 6LnonM,
teAuoCaeCoubinOewhcnetdhm Virginia Union 3 4 3 7 Hampton 4 2 4 6 Morehouss 0 4 0 6 2 8 Alabama A&M 3 5 3 LiCnconi (Mo7
at th ruoCleClminOe hc etdhm Lincoln 0 7 1 9 Morgan State 4 2 4' 6 WESTODIVISION Miss. Valley 51. 2 6 2 8 Cocri1 7
SO0UTH DIVISION Norolk State 3 3 3 7 a Miles 4 0 6 0 6 3 WEST 0MSON Texas College1 8
^ Edward Waters 1 9
is tteRbr eVnez oa E hr ewn Fayelteville Stats 6 2 6 4 NC A&T State 2 4 5 4 Lane 2 2 4 2 6 4 Preirie ViewA&M 4 4 5 5 Cheyney 0 10
shtthRoetDVicnoCpNE whrhewn Shawm 4 3 6 4 W, Va, State 0 10
$13,200. For the season, he has four top-lO finishes. Saint.Augusine's 3 4 4 N. Carolina Central 2 4 4 6 Stlllma 1 3 3 3 6 4 Ark, Pine Bluff 2 5 2 7
Johnson C. Smith 2 6 5 5 F~rdAM 243 7 Central State 000228 Tie ote
Tenext event on the Tour is the Abierto de Chile at Livingstone 1 6 3 7 Savnntda te 2 4 1 10 hadKen llu ttle Gra24b5l5Tex Stae 1 7 1 10 PLAYERSOF THE wEEK
The^ Clinaed Olviion t5Saanattae0e 10 Kenckyd Slten t0 4rab2ig 4at617 610 OFFENSE
th"o e n s G l l b i S ni g C ie s t f r N v MEAC PL;AY ERS OF TIE WEEK SAC PLAYERS OF THE WEEK "Clinched Divaisin tile Jacob M arris. Jr, B, LINCOLN (Me.) Co.
th o ensGl lbi atao hl o o o. CtAA PLAYERS OF THE WE=EK OFFENSE OFFENSE SWAC PLAYERS OF THE wEEK lated 17 ot123 pastes for212 yards and 4T~o
18 -24. WIDE RECEIVER Grg McGhee, Jr,, GB, HOWARD 2601f37 for Davld Themaca, R-$r, OB, MILES- Throw for 3t12 OFFENSE and ran for 102 yards Is win over NE Oitlahoina.
RobertHlland, Sr..WRCHOWAN 13rnc 278 yands, 326 yards, 2 T~s, rushed 14 t1me for 148 yards, yardt (30 of 40) and coiner-test 5 T~s and rusahet Mihe Joese, R-S., WR SU -.5 receprltrns 211 Teleln Hoola. RB,TENNE5SEE TATE, Rushedl 4TI~n 30,14, 31, 361)inowitovr Uncon. 2T~slnwinooerSavannah Sta. for 103 yards and 1 TO in. Dv cllndring ai, yards, 3105s165. 74, 131 in o var Alabama ninetlimes for 69 yenta and scoredT105 neS andt Dan ARTErlAnCHOA-1 f 31( ars ~ DEFENSE ovrTsee.Sae alil naaiS, 5 AB- 27 yards In edo over AuJsttn Posy.
Es~~radCIWN ~I3 B~ru4Ts LyndenTratt, SLB, N5U -atacktan,3acls, 2.5 DEFENSE Passed Inn 280 yords 4 T~n, rushed for 192 DEFENSE
In wi oust Litcoln. forlssesof 16 yards, 1.5 sacksO, forced 2fruntblea, Leallo Meldrow, Sr., DB, CLARK ATLANTA lHed yards, 1 TO in win over Orambnling. DetorruseShiply, LB, TENN, STATE 4 tckles
Chowan senior wide receiver Robert OFESV BA, 1 teakirpin wiaoer Bethunv.Cookrna. 3 intercpeptn Inclriding TO temurs sf 76 and 24 DEFENSE 3 for 20 yards lit losses, 2 of than wocks fr IS
oladhd1reetosStra to Keith Brasns, Ra, aSUt- 26 candes, 230 yatr, 4Tttn ROOKIE yards snawe oust Edward Wate Also had2 ackles Oaeso Francols, S, ALCORN ST,- 12 tachles, yards In losses vs. AustIn Psy.
1oln0a 3 rc pto s S tra o (,2,2,21)irnover ECSU. Tarlkr Cohen Fr,., RB, NC A&T 1n5 rushing and 2breakups. 7soo, 1 intercapioninwalnover FrAle View. SPECAL TEAMS
finish his career Saturday with 325 recep- 0EFENSIVE BACK I yma sir 31 cairesa.1TO0inloan loMorgaStatn. NEWCOMER NEWCOMER AndrewFetheI, FLPK, LtNCOLN(Mo.-,~s6oI
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Hi record. The C1AA record (268) was held ConnellMaynor, WaU- ClinchndtlArd slre hI SouIn A&TAdrdaaWIIklns.Se..RS.NCCURturml OFFENSIVE LINEMAN Patrdcklvt, Jr,QB, MVSUJ.l4ot27.257yard,
1ionu ile end cnfrernce tli gains bertith w opening kichoff 96 yards tar TO. Zack La~range, Ji., 0G. KENTUCKY STATE. I TO In ruin over Tnas Sninthern. HOLLAND by Damon Thompson of Virginia State. over Fastevlls Slte OFFENSIVE LINEMAN SPECIAL TEAMS SPECIALIST
Donta Allan Wrghrt, Sr., OL, HOW. 96% grode ematrlas Cain, Sr., RS, CAU. 60.yard pnttatirer Julian Stafford, R-Jr., WR, MVSU 07-yard TD Icr TO lrr win ever Edward Watersn6 fin,3a. 0 ad.1T
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Carol City, South Dade, and: NFL legend Tony
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Each wins last regular season game (9-1, 5-0), whose undefeated from brain damage
season was ended in their
By Akilah Laster tive win against neighborhood final season battle against
Miami Times writer rival Homestead (6-4, 1-3) last Coral Gables, this week in the N Lg e tbgn ig
akilahlaster@gmail.com Friday to finish both teams' regional quarterfinals.
regular season. Central's defense held Uni- of having CTE
Carol City (7-3, 3-1) de- The Buccaneers, who will versity School to three scorefeated American 28-21 last continue to the post season, less quarters in a 28-3 victory : DeLamielleure, and former that led him to seek testThursday night at Traz Powell were propelled by tht play last Aaturday night at Traz NFL All-Pro Leonard Mar- ing: memory loss, depress .
despite the Patriots 15-point of senior quarterback Kahlil Powell. shall have been diagnosed as sion and'suicidal thoug s.
third quarter. Render who finished with 280 The Rockets (8-1, 4-0) : By John Harris having signs of CTE. Dorsett, 59, who hada 2The Patriots (6-4, 6-0) passing yards and four touch- stymied the Suns' (8-2, 3-0) The three former stars have year playing career, said hegained the lead after an downs. Render, who is sixth in offense, only allowing 100 In the wake of a string of spent the last three months at struggled to remember whyhe
eight-point first half deficit the county for passing yards, total offensive yards and a first former NFL players commit- UCLA undergoing brain scant was on his October 21 flight during the third quarter on connected twice with both quarter field goal. The Suns ting suicide and a class-action and clinical evaluations which to Los Angeles for testing
touchdown from running back receivers C.J. Worton and Tyre average more than 360 total : lawsuit filed against the NFL revealed a buildup of tau, an where he wasgoing. He says Akeem Granger and Karon Brady, including a 95-yard offensive yards per game this by 4,500 plaintiffs, arguing abnormal protein that stran- that this is common when
Jackson that put them ahead bomb to Worton in the third season.."that for years the NFL con- gles brain cells in areas that he travels and, his home 1fe ,:
2 1-14. But it was the resil- quarter. Central's offensive yards cealed a link between football control memory, emotions and is otbrsnts theis'prone:'
ience of Chiefs' running back But the Broncos held their more than quadrupled Uni- "and brain damage, the subject other functions. t.oub.s.. t.isw.e.a
Ronneldon Ellington with two own, keeping the score tied versity's. The Rockets finished "of concussions remains in the Before, the only way to iden- daughters.' fourth quarter touchdowns until the fourth quarter, with 414-total offensive yards, national consciousness. tify CTE was through post- "It's painful man, for my,
that pulled them through. El- largely due to the play of quar- with 317 yards coming from UCLA has a new procedure' death autopsies, which were daughters to a hyr lington finished with 65 yards. terback Maurice Alexander, the rushing of the dynamic : that has marked the first time performed on more than 50 scared of me.," After a long
Chiefs' quarterback Trayone who finished with 208 passing duo UF commit Dalvin Cook :doctors can identify signs of ex-NFL players, including Hall pause, he t rfully reiterGray, who is committed to Uni- yards and three touchdowns. (136 yards) and UM commit the crippling disease chronic of Famer MikeWebster and ated, "It's painful." versity of Miami, added both Broncos' Georgia commit Joseph Yearby (177 yards). traumatic encephalopathy All-Pro Junior Seau, who~ Dorsett does not know how
first half touchdowns and fin- Gilbert Johnson finished with Cook added three touch- :* (CTE), a degenerative condi- committed suicide last year. many concusslons he h~as ished with 187 passing yards a touchdown and 43 receiv- downs, but it was the first **tion many scientists say is The tests revealed such tau suffered, but acknowledges and 95 rushing yards. ing yards, while University of game Yearby has not scored a "caused by head trauma and concentrations. that they are numerous and
Carol City heads into their Florida commit finished his touchdown all season. : linked to depression and de- Diagnosing CTE in the liv- wants answers to eXplain his
first playoff game since 2009 career at Homestead with an He will get a chance to make : mentia, in the living. ing is a promising step that cognitive and emotional difon a two game win streak. The 100-yard game, but no touch- up for it this week as the Doctors have told ES- can help doctors develop a ficulties.
Chiefs face Dillard. down. Rockets head into post season "PN's "Outside The Lines" that treatment. "My quality of living has
SoUth Dade (9-1, 3-1) ~ South Dade District 16-8A's play against Boynton Beach Pro Football Hall of Fain- Dorsett shared with "Out- changed drastically and i, deearned its second consecu- runner-up will face Southwest (9-1, 6-1). ers Tony Dorsett and Joe side the Lines" the symptoms teriorates every day," he said.

it pains me to say this, the Mi- fooled, hoodwinked, led astray, expectations to an unrealistic final three games must-wins for ami Hurricanes were exposed as The Canes are not back and do level. Their defense, which we them to have a remote chance I* a fraud. Sadly they are not the not yet belong among college all said was much improved, re- at sniffing the Coastal and adtop ten team that we all thought football's elite. They are on the vested back to the inept crew we vancing to the ACC Chiampionthey were. A victory would right path but we all were appar- saw last season, allowing 549 ship Game to be FSU's sacrifihave kept ACC Coastal division ently getting just a little ahead total yards and making Virginia cial lamb. championship'hopes alive and a of ourselves believing that the Tech quarterback Logan Thom- At this point even if the Canes possible second shot at Florida 11th-ranked Hurricanes (once as look like Joe Montana. It is win out, they would need VirU IV not ready for prime tim~e state. That possibility remains as high as No.7) were ready for a nightmare we would all like ginia Tech to lose at least one
but it's a long shot at best now, the big time. So eager are we to to forget, no wonder they wore of its remaining games against
Reality slapped the Miami mantling of the Hurricanes in a So bad was this loss that it return to national prominence black uniforms. Miami, Virginia Maryland (5-4, 1-4) and VirginHurricanes in the face this past game that was not as close as made an opportunity at a major that it all blew up in our faces Tech (7-3, 4-2), Georgia Tech (6- ia (2-8, 0-6). Do you believe in
Sunday and during that pro- the final score indicated. The BCS bowl game seem less likely again. One day we will be back, 3, 5-2) and the Canes' next op- miracles?
cess, the Virginia Tech Hokies Canes were dominated in their and an invitation to some irrel- that day has not come as yet. ponent Duke (7-2, 3-2) all have The Sports Brothers, Jeff Fox & did some slapping of their own, own stadium in a game they ab- evant dot comn bowl more prob- Maybe the Canes were ranked two losses in the Coastal Divi- Ed Freeman, can be heard daily
The end result was a 42-24 dis- solutely had to have. As much as able. Yes Canes fans we were too high which increased our sion, making the Hurricanes' on WQAM 560 Sports.