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    Section A: Main
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    Section A: Main: Editorial
        page A 2
    Section A: Main: Lifestyle
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    Section A: Main: Church
        page A 4
    Section A: Main continued
        page A 5
    Section A: Main: State
        page A 6
    Section A: Main: National
        page A 7
        page A 8
    Section B: Local
        page B 1
    Section B continued
        page B 2
    Section B: Prep Rap
        page B 3
        page B 3A
        page B 3B
        page B 3C
    Section B continued
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    Section B: Sports
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Mother's Day-The Happy, The Sad


Mother Thanks Children


Only Child Murdered;



Mother Still Suffers


LEFT FRAME (CHILDREN): From left are, Sharon Jones, Rev. Michael Lane, Jennifer
Lane Morris, and Ned Lane. RIGHT FRAME (Mother): Martha Jackson.


JACKSONVILLE, Fla- -
Martha Jackson lights .up
when she talks about her
four children, two males and
two females. She said that
she is so blessed to be the
mother of four well man-
nered and successful chil-
dren.
Mrs. Jackson has lived in
Jacksonville for 45 years
and at one point in her life,
.she was responsible for all
four of her children as a sin-
gle mother. She married her
husband, Robert Jackson,
who is presently chairman
of the Deacon Ministry at
New Bethlehem Baptist
Church when, her children
were teen-agers. To keep
them on track was not easy
so she had to provide strong
discipline in a loving way.
Jennifer Lane Morris-
attended Jones College and
has been employed as a den-
tal claim consultant at Aetna
Insurance Company for


twenty years. Jennifer is
president of Jean Ribault
High School's Parent
Athletic Booster Club.
Rev. Michael Lane
attended FCCJ and Valdosta
State. College. Michael is a
gifted gospel singer and
flutist. He teaches at
Pinedale Elementary- and
has served as Youthi
Minister at New Bethlehem
Missionary Baptist Church
for the past 16 year.
Ned Lane attended the
University of Florida in
Gainesville where he
majored in journalism..
After leaving the University,
he joined the U. S. Navy and
recently retired after serving
for twenty years.
Ned is currently
employed with -the U. S.
Postal Service. He is also a
certified referee for the State
of Florida High School
Athletic Association and
finds personal satisfaction


refereeing his favorite
sports high school basket-
ball.
Sharon Jones was one of
the fastest track runners
while at Jean Ribault High
School. She was successful
in breaking the school's
record at Fort Caroline's
running the 80/80 race.
After graduation, she
attended ITT Technical
College in Tampa as a legal
secretary and currently
works as a customer service
representative at Aetna
Insurance.
Mrs. Jackson said she is
so proud that she never
experienced her children
getting into legal trouble.
She feels that many times
they might have thought she
was strict but later as adults,
they thanked her and she
constantly thank them. She
is not only happy on
Mother's Day she said, she
is happy everyday.


Florida Memorial College Is Now Florida Memorial University


Florida Memorial
University

origins

Smith Oak,
1879,
to the
Floridap
Baptist
Institute in
Dr. Albert L i v e
Smith Oa k
and to the Florida Baptist
Academy in Jacksonville in
1892. Decades later, it relo-
cated to St. Augustine and
the schools merged,
changed the name to Florida
Normal and expanded to a
four-year academic pro-
gram.
In 1968, the.school relo-
cated to Miami and is the
only historically Black uni-
versity in the southern


region of the state.
Dr. Albert E. Smith is
president of this University
sitting on 56.7 acres whose
assets still include 350 acres
in St. Augustine. It is fully
accredited and has 41 aca-


demic degree programs with
75% of the faculty holding a
Ph.D. Florida Memorial
University is a Baptist insti-
tution and has many sports
programs. Presently, it does
not have a football team.


News in brief

Mrs. Coretta Scott King Briefly Hospitalized

ATLANTA (AP) Coretta Scott King was briefly
M, N. hospitalized last week for a heart
condition, but has been released
and is feeling "fine," her son said.
King, the widow of civil rights
leader Dr. Martin.Luther King Jr.,
was taken by ambulance from her
Coretta Scott Atlanta home to Piedmont
King Hospital on April 26, said her son,
Martin Luther King III. She was
released the next day, on her,78th birthday.


TOP FRAME (SON):Lee Christopher Butler. BOTTOM
FRAME (MOTHER): Ardella Evora.


JACKSONVILLE, Fla --
Lee Christopher Butler, the
only child of Ms. Ardella
Evora, was gunned down on
October 25, 2003. He was
30-years-old. The mother of
his youngest son was also
killed that night and the son,
who was two years old at the
time, was left alone in the
house with his dead parents.
It was a tragic event for the
conunmmunity, his mother, his
children and family mem-
bers.
Ms. Evora said this is her
second Mother's Day with-
out her son. Her only com-
fort is when she looks at her
seven grandchildren, which
she says all look like him.


She uses their presence as
her tool of .comfort. She
said that Christopher attend-
ed Paxon High School. He
loved animals, telling jokes,
and hunting. She said he
was very loveable and very
honest. He was an all
around person that she loved
very much and she knows he
loved her very much.
Annette, the mother of
four of Christopher's chil-
dren (3 boys and one girl,
ages 13, 11, 6 and 3) said her
children truly miss their
father, especially the six
year old, who cries constant-
ly for his father. "Chris was
a wonderful father who
spent a lot of quality time


with his children," said
Annette. "They will never
have another daddy like
him," she added.
The six-year old has
asthma and his father was
always there for him during
his sickness. The 13-year-
old is really suffering and
such suffering is often dis-
played in school. He feels
that he list act strong for
his mother and younger sib-
lings.
Every Sunday after
church, all of them go to the
cemetery to talk with
Christopher. But his death
did not only affect his moth-
er add children, it also
affected his nieces and
nephews (her family)
because he was their only
uncle. He would go fishing,
the zoo and do many things
with all of the children.
Christopher's mother has
pictures of him all around
the house, and pictures of all
of his children on the refrig-
erator. She still keeps his
small exotic alligator and
says, "I'll never forget any-
thing about my baby." An
arrest has not been made
regarding the death of
Christopher or his youngest
child's mother but with tears
in her eyes, she says, "I am
hopeful because I know the
Lord." She adds, "When
people kill, they really don't
know the height of the pain
they are causing. It hurts so
badly, and in Christopher's
situation, it was a horrible
hurt for so many. The
killers) ruined my Mother's
Day for the rest of my life."


Domestic Violence Ends In Death Of Teacher


Cynthia S. Addison


The 44-year-old fifth
grade teacher, Cynthia
Sweetenburg Addison, was
found stabbed to death
Monday at her Southside


Frederick L. Addison


home. Her husband,
Frederick Lemonte
Addison, 46, was arrested
and charged with the mur-'
der.


The couple moved to
Jacksonville in 2001.
The couple had been
married for five years but
were companions for fifteen
years.
They had been going
through a final divorce and
were scheduled to go to
court on May 9 for a final
restraining order that would
have kept her husband from
coming near her.
She had experienced sev-
eral violent incidents with
him. She taught at
Hendricks Avenue
Elementary and was work-
ing on her Ph.D.


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I may have missed
something over the last
few weeks, but it
appears that President
Bush's 'war against ter-
rorism' is over. That was
my initial conclusion
when I discovered that
the U.S. may be shield-
ing a convicted terrorist
and is considering giv-
ing him asylum.
To the surprise of
many people and gov-
ernments, the Bush
administration is failing
to speak to, let alone
account for, its willing-
ness to consider political
asylum for Luis Posada
Carriles. Posada
Carries, a fanatical
Right-wing opponent of
the Cuban government,
has been linked to the
1976 bombing of a
Cuban civilian airliner
in which all 73 passen-
gers were killed. He was
imprisoned in
Venezuela. Hp was sub-
sequently arrested in
Panama in 2000 for a
plot to murder Cuban


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Has the War on

Terrorism Ended?
By Bill Fletcher Jr.


President Fidel Castro,
and was sentenced-
along with his associ-
ates-to up to eight
years in prison (only to
have it commuted by the
outgoing president of
Panama). "
Interestingly, when
Posada Carriles was
released from Panama,
he flew to Miami, where
he subsequently disap-
peared only to recently
surface and request-asy-
lum. I would have
assumed that he would
have been met at the air-
port by an armed guard
and either sent immedi-
ately to the prison cages
at Guantanamo Bay like
other alleged terrorists,
or would have been
deported to either Cuba
or Venezuela to face
prosecution. This did
not happen.
So, there are only
two conclusions. One,
that the 'war against ter-
rorism' has ended. If
that is the case, I am not
sure who won.


My second conclu- assaults against Cuba.


sion is that the 'war
against terrorism' is, as
most of the world
apparently believes
(according to several
opinion polls over the
last 2-3 years), a cha-
rade to cover for actions
against those the Bush
administration wishes to
act against.
Admittedly, the
Posada Carriles case
presents some unset-
tling problems for the
Bush administration.
The terrorist Posada
Carriles also worked
with the CIA and was
involved in the,
Reagan/Bush adminis-
tration's 1980s terrorist
war against the then
Sandinista government
of Nicaragua. Thus, one
does not know what
dirty little secrets
Posada Carriles may be
holding as some sort of
bargaining chip.
It is also the case that
the Bush administration
has never condemned
terrorist activity against
Cuba and has refused to
cooperate with the
Cuban government in
squelching terrorist


So, perhaps the 'war
against terrorism' is not
over after all. Perhaps,
from the standpoint of
the Bush administration,
it is more akin to the
adage: do what I say, not
what I do. That may
work with kids, but
something tells me that
it runs roughshod over
the relations among


nations, not to
morality.


mention


Bill Fletcher Jr. is presi-
dent of TransAfrica
Forum, a Washington,
D. C.-based non-profit
educational and organ-
izing center formed to
raise awareness in the
United States about
issues facing the nations
and peoples of Africa,
the Caribbean and Latin
America. He also'is co-
chair of the anti-war
coalition, United for
Peace and Justice.
(www.unitedforpeace.or
g). He can be reached at
b fl etcher @
transafricaforum.org.


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"There's Always Something
Happening On The First Coast"


"The Jacksonville Links' Western Gala"
The Jacksonville Links' Annual .Western Benefit
Gala was a little later this year than last but no less
spectacular! The creative skills of Jacksonville Links
member Mrs. Joan Spaulding and her superb team
transformed The Jacksonville Fairgrounds into a splen-
did western setting with saddles, hay, plaid table cover-
ings and cattle print balloons. With everyone in his or
her western finest I was sure 1 heard a little 'twang' in
everyone's speech.
The food by Outback Steakhouse and music from
the Elite Band insured a pleasurable and entertaining
evening. Many remembered the western dance steps
taught at last year's event and western line dancing
took center stage again!
Chapter president Dr. Brenda Simmons, the event
chairperson Mrs. Johnetta Moore, her able co-chair
Dr. Lois Gibson and members of The Jacksonville
Links delivered again an evening of great fun!

"Reed Education Campus' Ribbon Cutting
Ceremony"
It was a beautiful morning and rightly so for the
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Reed Education
Campus. In partnership with the Women's Giving
Alliance, Jacksonville Community Foundation,
University of Florida Shands Jacksonville-Department
of Pediatrics-Health, Jacksonville Children's
Commission, Sally B. Mathis Elementary School,
Child Watch Partnership of Jacksonville, Jacksonville
Electric Authority and Edward Waters College, the
National Council of Negro Women-Jacksonville
Section introduced their most recent neighborhood ini-
tiative.
Earlier in the year the Reed Educational Campus
held a pilot Healthy Lifestyle Choices for Tween Girls
program which is being used to develop a 12-week
(two hours per week) program that will be offered in
the fall and spring annually at the center. The program
is a health promotion that is designed specifically for
girls between the ages of eight and twelve years who
participate in the Reed Education Campus program in
Jacksonville, FL. Its purpose is to build upon the strong
spiritual foundation of these girls while promoting self-
responsibility, self-discipline, health literacy, physical
activity, and developmentally appropriate life and deci-
sion-making skills that encourage healthy lifestyle
choices and prevention of high-risk youth behaviors.
The next sessions will begin September 7 and con-
tinue through November30, 2005. For more informa-
tion contact Mrs. Gertrude H. Peele, Executive
Director, National Council of Negro Women Inc., at
904 945-5405-e-mail: ghpeele@aol.com or Ms. Joy E.
Burgess, RN, MSN, University of Florida/Jacksonville
Department-Department of Pediatrics and HLCTG
Project Coordinator, 904 244-4295-e-mail:
joy.burgess@jax.ufl.edu.

Mark Your Calendar!
Don't miss the 2005 Sun Trust Symphony
Showhouse XXX at VillaRiva 2358 Riverside Ave
Saturday May 7 Sunday May 29, 2005. This year,
Diedra's Designs by our own Mrs. Diedra Thompson
Gordon will be on exhibit in the Concerto Boutique.
Let's give her our support!!
For more information, call 904 358-1479 or visit the
web at: www.waters-edge.com/showcase.

Don't forget to let us know of your upcoming events.
Contact us at 904 766-8834 or reach me directly at.ima-
jol@aol.com, telephone (904) 285-9777 or fax (904)
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Faith In Our Community
-Schedule of Events and Services-
CHURCH ANNIVERSARY-The congregation of Mt.
Sinai Missionary Baptist Church, 2036 Silver St., will cele-
brate the church's 97th Anniversary on Sunday, May 15
beginning with Enrichment Hour at 9:15 a.m. Various
churches of the city will participate at 4:00 p.m. The public
is invited to attend. Rev. R. L. Gundy, Pastor.
FAMILY CONFERENCE 2005-Family Conference 2005,
with "It Takes A Church to Raise A Village" as the theme,
will be held May 7-May 11 at Royal Tabernacle Missionary
Baptist Church, 1320 W. 21st St. A Musical Concert will be
held at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 7. Sunday evening serv-


Gospel Fest


Musical


The Church and Pastor's Anniversary Committee
(shown here) of Mt. Ararat Baptist Church, 12503 N.
Myrtle Ave., where Rev. David A. Lattimore, Jr. is Pastor,
will host a Gospel Fest Musical on Sunday, May 15, 4:00
p.m. Bro. Anthony Jenkins, Chairperson. Participants
will include Bro. Walter Ponder "Thunderbolt of The
South", Sis. Sherell Kemp, Rise Up Mission, Evangelist
Bessie Brown, Sis. Deborah Limbric-Rasheed, Good
Shepherd Mass Choir, Mt. Ararat Mass Choir, Bold City
Mass Choir, Sons of Harmony, Sis. Cora Lee Parker, and
others. The public is invited to attend.


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Worshop sessions will' be held from 6:15-7:00 -p.m. May 9-
11. Worship services will begin nightly at 7:15 p.m. May 9-
11. The Edward Waters College Choir will be special guest
on May 11. The conference features the Sons Of Royal
Tabernacle Baptist Church. They include Pastor Willie
Richardson of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church,
Gifford, Fla.; Pastor Eric Campbell of New Bright Morning
Star Baptist Church, Tampa, Fla.; Pastor Jeremiah Robinson,
Jr., of New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Fernandina
Beach, Fla.; Pastor Jerome Robinson, Sr. of New Bethel
Baptist Church, Starke, Fla.; Pastor James Lemon, Sr. of
Hisbon Baptist Church, Hilliard, Fla.; Pastor Jeffery
Robinson, Sr. of Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church,
Daytona Beach, Fla.; Pastor Marvin McQueen of First
Missionary Baptist Church, Jacksonville Beach, Fla.; and
Pastor Donald Carmichael of Galilee Missionary Baptist
Church, Memphis, Tennessee. Rev. Jeremiah Robinson, Sr.,
Pastor. The public is invited to attend.
FREE CONFERENCE-New Spirit Full Gospel Word
Church, 4511 Soutel Dr., Pastors Forrest and Wilhelmenia
Gilbert, invite the public to the a free conference with "Who
Shall..'.?" as the theme on Saturday, May 21, 8:30 a.m.-1:00
p.m. Registration and a continental breakfast will be held
from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Speakers include Pastor Wilhemenia
Gilbert, Dr. Vera Goodman (One Accord Gospel Temple),
and Sis. Sandra Waldrop (Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist).
Lunch and fellowship will be held 12:30-1:00 p.m.
WOMEN DAY CELEBRATION-The Women of New Mt.
Calvary Baptist Church, 2328 San Diego Rd., invite the
pubic to attend Annual Women Day services on Sunday,
May 24, at 11:00 a.m. Sis. Renee Bolden of First
Missionary Baptist Church in Fernandina Beach, Fla. is the
speaker. Sis. Thelma Badger, Chairman.
REVIVAL/ SPECIAL PROGRAM-Greater Mt. Salem
Missionary Baptist Church, 2335 Moncrief Rd., will host its
Annual Revival May 11-13, beginning nightly at 7:30 p.m.
Rev. Darien Bolden, Pastor of First Missionary Baptist
Church (Fernandina Beach, Fla.) is the speaker. The church
also invites the public to attend the One Hundred Women
and Men. in White program on May 29 at 5:00 p.m. Sis.
Wonnia Cash, Program Chairperson. Rev. C.E. Banks,
Pastor.
FESTIVAL-MAD DAD.S Jacksonville Chapter presents
Spring Alive '05 Festival on Saturday, May 15, 6:30 p.m.,
featuring the MAD DADS Youth (Greater Boyington Beach,
Fla.), at Potter's House Christian Fellowship Church, 5116
Normandy Blvd. Other participants include Potter's House
Youth Choir, Angel' McLaughlin, Dunamis, Phoebe,
Minister Luke Shumpert, and Tomcat.. The festival is free
and open to the public.
PICNIC-The Class Leaders" and Class Captains *of First
A.M.E. Church invite the public to a picnic on Saturday,
May 7, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at James F. Holland
Community Park located one fourth mile north of Palm
Coast Parkway on the west side of Florida Park Drive. For
more information call (386) 446-5759. Rev. Gillard S.
Glover, Pastor.'




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Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00'a.m.
Evening Worship 6:00 p.m.
Bible Study (Tuesday) 7:30 p.m.
Prayer Service (Thursday) 6:00 p.m.
Prophecy &
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MT. CHARITY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
1417 North Laura St. Jacksonville, Florida 32206
George Harvey, Jr., M.A., M. Div., Pastor
Telephone: (904) 356-0664 or 768-4453
"Christ died for our sins...was buried and Rose again" (see 1 Corinthians 15:1-4)
Sulzbacher Outreach Service 8:30 a.m.
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday & Friday Night Services 7:30 p.m.
Saturday Prison Outreach 1:00 p.m.
Saturday Nursing Home Outreach 3rd and 4th Saturdays
International Sunday School...........3:00 p.m. Saturday on WYMM AM 1530
A Bible Preaching, Bible Believing and Bible Practicing Church
"Without the shedding of Blood, there is no remission of sin" (Hebrews 9:22)

GREATER EL-BETHEL DIVINE HOLINESS CHURCH
"The Church Where Everybody Is Somebody"
Bishop Lorenzo Hall., Pastor
Street Adress: 723 W. 4th St. Jacksonville, Florida 32209
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3575, Jacksonville, Fla. .32206
Church Telephone: (904) 359-0661 Home: (904) 358-8932 Cell: 710-1586
Sunday School 9:30 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday Prayer Meeting & Bible Study,7:00 p.m.
Thursday Joy Night,7:00 p.m.
"Email: Gospe1l75@aol.com
Website: Greaterelbethel.org


New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church
1824 Prospect Street Jacksonville, FL 32208

Sunday School 9:30 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Afternoon Bible Study
(Except First Sunday) 4:00 p.m. .-
Tuesday Prayer Meeting 7:30 p.m.
Sunday School Review 8:00 p.m. ; .UtH
Pastor: Rev. Joe Calhoun
(904) 764-5727 Church -
(904) 768-0272 Home

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WORSHIP CENTER
^I Dr. Lloyd S. Williams, Pastor

220 NE. 1st Ave. CHURCH-(386)-454-2367
P.O. Box 2187 HOME-(386) 454-8251
High Springs, FL 32655. CELL-(386) 344-0058


Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church
Sunday
Worship Service 10:00 a.m.
Church School 8:45 a.m.
Wednesday
Fulfillment Hour Bible Study 6:30 p.m.
Every 2nd & 4th Thursday 10:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon
Friday
Joy Explosion Ministry 6:30 p.m.
201 East Beaver St. (904) 355-9475
Rev. F.D. Richardson Jr., Pastor

Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church
2036 Silver Street Jacksonville, FL 32206
Rev. R. L. Gundy, Pastor
904) 354-7249 Church
Bible Power Enrichment Hour
Sunday School 9:15- 10:15 a.m.
Sunday Praise & Worship 8:00 a.m.
Baptism-Praise & Worship
(Sanctuary) 10:30 a.m.
Youth Church-2nd & 3rd Sundays
Fellowship Hall 10:30 a.m.

Mid-Week:
Wednesday, Noonday Prayer 12 Noon
Inspiration Wednesday Worship Service.................6:00-8:00 p.m.
Prayer Meeting & Bible Study, Youth Bible Study.& Activities

m- 2005 Youth

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Mt. Sinai Community Development Enterprise
2049 North Pearl Street
Jacksonville, Florida 32206 (904) 798-8733

Nine Week Program-May 23-July 29, 2005
6:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Ages 6-15
One Time Non Refundable Registration Fee-S25
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One Lord And One Faith Assembly
"Where Jesus Is Lord"
Elder K.M. Middleton, Sr.-Pastor
5410 Soutel Dr. Jacksonville, Fla. 32208
Email: onelordonefaithca@yahoo.com
Church Office: (904) 764-5646 Fax: (904) 764-3613
Sunday Bible Enrichment 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Wonderful Wednesday Worship 7:00 p.m.
Sunday-Hour Of Power Ministry 8:00-9:00a.m.
WYMM-AM 1530, with Faithful Larry

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AYmtrak and the Passenger Rail System

Amtrak and the Passenger Rail System


Just last week I joined a press conference organized
to underline the importance of Amtrak and rail transit
to the transportation system of The United States.
Truly, the recent Acela Express incident is yet another
example of how important Amtrak service is to the
traveling public., Certainly, those traveling between
Boston and Washington for business or pleasure have
been adversely affected by this problem. In fact, Acela
makes up one-fifth of Amtrak's service along the
Northeast corridor, and carries an average of 9,000 rid-
ers on weekdays. Even though Amtrak employees have
been working around the clock to fix the Acela trains,
I wholeheartedly believe that the federal government Rep. Corrine Brown
needs to step in, just like we have done for the aviation
industry time and time again, and demonstrate our financial support for Amtrak to
ensure the rail line does not fall deeper into financial crisis.
Ironically, even though we continue to subsidize highways and aviation, when it.
comes to our passenger rail system, we refuse to provide Amtrak with the money it
,needs to survive. Indisputably, this is an issue that encompasses more than just our
transportation system; it is also about safety and national security. I believe that we
should not only be giving Amtrak the money it needs to continue to provide service,
but we should be providing security money to upgrade the tracks and improve the
safety and security measures for the entire rail system.
Fortunately, there are Members who understand the importance of passenger rail
in this country. Chairman Young, Ranking Member Oberstar, and Chairman
LaTourette and I introduced an Amtrak Reauthorization Bill that funds Amtrak at
$2.0 billion a year for three years, and includes funding for infrastructure improve-
ments within the system. I am more than hopeful that the House will take up this
piece of legislation in the very near future.



Profit and Loss Statements
Those familiar with accounting and business practices, and even many who are not,
understand what profit and loss are all about. If you have a small business and apply for
a loan, they ask for your P&L statements; they want to know if you are making money
or losing money. Collectively, if Black people in the United States check our P&L state-
ment, 1\ e \\ill not like what we see. It will reveal a startling fact. Everyone else is prof-
iting and Blacks are talking a huge loss. If businesses conducted themselves the way we
conduct ourselves, vis-a-vis reciprocity in the marketplace, they would be out of busi-
ness in a heartbeat. How long will Black folks survive if we continue in the same vein
of demanding rather than supplying?
We are spending billions of dollars each year with virtually no return. Their profit;
our loss. Black people are buying everything everyone else makes, no matter how
ridiculous the item is and no matter how fast the item depreciates. Their profit; our loss.
Our people are in love with numbers and names on athletic jerseys, rims that keep spin-
ning when the car stops, soft drinks that embarrass us with their commercials, and fast
food restaurants that sell' Black history to us with fries, of course. Their profit; our
loss.
Blacks people acquiesce to the so-called "powers that be," Public Enemy notwith-
standing, rather than stand up like men and women and fight against what we know is
detrimental to outpeople, especially our children. The media messages and the control
of so-called Black Entertainment Television, which has now made yet another move to
dumb-down its audience by canceling the 11 P.M. news, are indicative of our plight.
Talk about mission creep;-Viacom has it down to a fine art and'a science. Their profit;
our loss.
Who knows, maybe Viacom's action will start a trend that will lead to NBC, ABC,
and CBS canceling their late night news. After all, if the news can be more effective
given to us in at intervals throughout the day and night, why do we need to have any
news at 10 P.M. or 11:00 P.M.? Just a thought for Brian Williams and company.
We look on as immigrants move their businesses into our neighborhoods, mumbling
and complaining under our breath but crouched at the start-line readyto race to their
stores to buy their products. Their profit; our loss.
We stand by, even in towns where we are the majority, while projects funded by our
tax dollars are being doled out, yet the lion's share is always given to outside develop-
ers, contractors, and workers. The most ridiculous thing is even when we get control of
a project some of our people ask, "What's the minority portion of this project?"
A prime example, of this "inappropriate behavior" is occurring right now in
Cincinnati, Ohio. Check this out: After wresting control of 60 acres of prime real estate
by putting some 500 Black families out of their homes (132 of those families had to go
into homeless shelters) under false pretenses and lies, thte city gave the property to two
adjacent Black churches to carry out the rest of their dastardly scheme. The two Black
churches, having not,raised a hand to stop the takeover, immediately went to work by
giving a significant portion of the deal to a White developer.
To add insult to injury, the two Black churches then brought in a White-owned com-
pany to build the houses, despite there being a Black faith-based housing developer in
that same neighborhood. The company they brought in has,annual revenues that exceed
the aggregate revenues of all Black businesses in Cincinnati. As if they had not rubbed
Black faces in the mud enough, the White builder, with the help of Black "economic
inclusion" experts, puts an article in the local Black new paper calling for "minority"
subcontractors to work on the project. '
As I say on my radio show sometimes, "Do we practice being this stupid, or does it
just come naturally?" Why do we, even when we get control of economic development
projects, continue to play the minority game and act as though there are no Black folks
who can develop land and build houses? As Brother Claud Anderson always says,
"Black folks can't even do wrong right." But Steven Biko said, "The greatest weapon
in the hand of the oppressor is the mind of the oppressed." Massa doesn't even have to
be in the room or in charge of the deal, and some of us will still do his bidding anyway.
Carter G. Woodson was so correct in his comment regarding, "If you control a man's
thinking..." Their profit; our loss.
Is there a Black CPA out there somewhere who is willing to do an annual report on


our people? Is there an accountant who will show us exactly what our profit and loss
statement says about how wve spend our money and how we allow others to exploit us?
Is there a bookkeeper available who will tell us that it makes no sense to turn over our
own projects to White males (the ones who already get 70 percent-85 percent of the
contracts anyway) when we finally get control of those projects?
Sadly, by the moves we make and the ones we fail to make, Black people make prof-
it and loss statements everyday, but they always end ip being, "Their profit and our
loss."
James E. Cliniman. an adjunct professor at the University of Cincinnati's African
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B-CC Graduates 239 'Mountain Movers'


DAYTONA BEACH,
Fla -- Bethune-Cookman
College's 2005 graduating
class were challenged to
become "mountain movers"
by Patricia Russell-
McCloud during her rousing
commencement address on
Monday, May 2 in the
Ocean Center.
"You must say 'moun-
tain get out of my way,"
Dr. Russell-McCloud told
the 239 graduates.
One of the nation's fore-
most public speakers,
Russell-McCloud reminded
the graduates that though
the day was one to celebrate,
it did not mean the end of
overcoming obstacles and


trials as they entered the
workforce and society.
"Setbacks are nothing
but setups for comebacks,"
Russell-McCloud said. "If
you do fall, fall on your back
and be willing to look up
and start anew."
Russell-McCloud
inspired the students to
always carry an "attitude of
gratitude" and that if oppor-
tunity didn't knock, "then
it's time build your own
door." She concluded her
remarks by saying "Never
Ever Give Up," repeating
never 27 times without tak-
ing a breath.
In addition to conferring
of degrees, a U.S. Air Force


Lake City Could Elect

First Black Mayor

LAKE CITY, Fla.--When voters go to polls here on
Tuesday, May 10 they may elect the
first African American Mayor in the
city's history.
With the motto "People First",
Glenel Bowden hopes his with
Congresswoman Corrine Brown and
his experience on the council and
contacts at the state and national level
will help him win in this historic race.
Political pundits say the race is
Glenel Bowden about turnout. Supporters of Bowden
who touts that he's "In It To Win It"
put out a call for financial support. Any donation from $50-
.$500 is welcomed. Contributions can be sent to:
Glenel Bowden For Mayor
Post Office Box 2003
Lake City, Florida 32056
Cell 904-910-3399
Home 386-752-6862
Fax 386-752-0181


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ROTC commissioning cere-
mony was conducted for
Ambry Leidig, who was
commissioned a second
lieutenant.
Dr. Trudie Kibbe Reed,
presiding over her first com-
mencement as the fifth pres-
ident of Bethune-Cookman
College, presented several
special awards, including
the Ja-Flo Davis Staff


Member of the Year to
Yvette Hill, a member of the
accounts, payable depart-
ment staff, and the Ja-Flo
Davis President's Awards to
Dr. Mary Alice Smith, who
has worked with all five B-
CC presidents and Dr.
Herbert Thompson, head of
the Biology department who
helped secure a $1.4 million
grant for the Health Career


and Opportunities Program.
Dr. Reed also recognized
long-time College
Administrator Dr. Shirley B.
Lee, who recently
announced her retirement
after 53 years of service to
the College. Dr. Lee was
presented with a "Legacy
Award" that will bear her
name in future years.
Senior class president


Nashay Clemetson present-
ed Dr. Reed with ten book
scholarships as a gift from
the graduating class.
Finally, thirteen mem-
bers of the College's Board
of Trustees whose terms
have expired were recog-
nized, including Dr. J.
Stanley Marshall and Dr.
Wendell P. Holmes, both of
whom served as Chairman.


'Purple Thunder' Named Best By Florida Magazine


JACKSONVILLE, Fla..
-- the Edward Waters
College Purple Thunder
Dance Team was named
"Best Non-Traditional
Dance Squad" by the
Florida Leader Magazine.
Purple Thunder is fea-
tured in the "Best of Florida
Schools 2005" edition of the
magazine on page 27, but
the article can also be
accessed on-line at
www.floridaleader.com,
click on "See the 2005
Winners", and open
"General Categories, Page
5".
"It shows that the band
program is continuing to
develop in spite of what has
been going on with the col-
lege," said Marques
Graham, -director of the
Triple Threat Marching
Band that Purple Thunder
performs with.
"It also shows that we
like to think out of the box
as it relates to providing
quality entertainment. We
are proud of the hard work
the ladies put into their rou-
tines and we are equally
proud of the coordinator,
Mr. Bertram Williams, who
develops the routines.
Purple Thunder would not
have been as successful
without his ability to chore-
ograph the routines."
The group started per-
forming with the band in
October 2002 with seven
founding members and grew
to 10 members, for women
sizes 16 and abov,'.
"Thunders are ladies of
integrity and honor and this
is truly an honor to be recog-
nized as an outstanding
dance team," said Kathy
Williams, one of the
founders. "To God be the
glory, because without Him,
we would truly be nothing."
Ms. Williams, who was
also 'crowned Miss Edward
Waters College 2004-2005,
said being a student at EWC
has allowed her to be accept-
ed for who she is. "I think


to start the dance team.
Purple Thunder has allowed
me to live my dream of
always wanting to dance.
We are loved by the crowd!
Purple Thunder is not about
us being plus-sized women,
but it's about the noise from
the crowd that we hear when
we hit the field; it's like
rolling thunder!"


The next step for Purple
Thunder is to become char-
tered on the EWC campus.
Ms. Williams said, "We
want to make sure that the
group continues to be vital,
as well as an official organi-
zation for the College. We
want the thunder to continue
to roll."


Purple Thunder performs with the Edward Waters College the Triple Threat Marching
Band.
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he People's Advocate addresses two successful
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our children.


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if I had to say what my plat-
form is as Miss EWC, it is to
restore honor to the full-
sized woman. I was raised
to always believe that I am
somebody regardless of the
package that I come in."
Ms. Williams also thanks
the College for allowing her
to share her ideas openly,
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Congressman Scott's First Jobs Fair Draws Over 9,000 Residents


Thousands, some from Florida, waited in line and eventually got a chance to interview with perspective employers during the 13th Congressional District's First Annual Jobs
Fair held Friday, April 29 at the Georgia International Convention Center.


ers and employers next year!" Congressman Scott said.
Residents began arriving well before the jobs fair began
at 1:00 p.m., some as early as 8:00 a.m.
Many attended free 30-minute workshops throughout the
day on resume writing, interview techniques, and projecting

Rev. Jesse Jackson Urges
Bank CEO To Aid Needy


Congressman David Scott of the 13th Congressional.
District shakes hands with a participant at the District's
First Annual Jobs Fair.
JONESBORO, Ga. -Congressman David Scott wel-
comed over 9,000 job seekers from metro Atlanta and
beyond to the '13th Congressional District's First Annual
Jobs Fair held Friday, April 29 at the Georgia International
Convention Center.
"It is an understatement to say that the positive response
to our first Jobs Fair has been truly overwhelming. We set
out to bring hiring area employers and job seekers in the
community together under one roof, so to see over 9,000
people eagerly show up with their resumes in hand and
dressed for success is truly exciting. For the past 2 months,
my staff has worked diligently to field thousands of calls and
answer questions from residents across the District to bring
this fair together. We're looking forward to building upon
the success, of this event and attracting even more job seek-


CHARLOTTE, N.C.--
"This bank is prospering
while the middle class and
the poor are going down,"
Rev. Jesse Jackson told
Bank -of America Corp.


Chairman and CEO Ken
Lewis at the bank's annual
meeting Wednesday, May
4. "
"This bank needs to be
the trigger for economic
growth and opportunity,"
said Jackson while urging
Lewis to continue commu-
nity reinvestment initiatives
that his predecessor started.
Hugh McColl preceded
Lewis as the bank's leader.
In response, Lewis told
the civil rights leader he
would make members of
his management team avail-
able to discuss any issues
that Jackson wanted to
address. The two men met
privately Tuesday night,
Jackson said.
"I think Ken Lewis is
doing a fine job as chair-
man," Jackson said in an
interview before the meet-
ing. "The biggest issue we
have with them is that they
are a huge institution with a
huge responsibility."
Last year, Charlotte-
based Bank of America
announced plans to make
$750 billion in community
development lending and
investments nationwide over
the next decade, beginning
this year.
At least $100 billion of
the goal will be directed to
the Northeast, which was
formerly served by Fleet,
bank spokesman Terry
Francisco said.
Bank of America also
plans to make $1.5 billion in
philanthropic grants over the
next 10 years.
Jackson, a two-time
presidential candidate and
founder of the Rainbow-
PUSH Coalition, said he
was not focusing only on
Bank of America with his
criticism of corporate
America.
"The wealthy are so pro-
tected in this country while
the poor are off the radar
screen," he said, adding that
he planned to take his con-
cerns to shareholders of
other large companies such
as General Motors Corp. and
The Coca-Cola Co.
Asked how much Bank
of America stock his
organization owns, Jackson
pointed his finger and said:
"Just enough to get in that
door."


a professional personal image. More than 130 private, feder-
al, and county employers participated, including FedEx,
SunTrust Bank, Edward Jones, Clayton County
Government, the Federal Bureau of Investigations, and
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport.

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Keisha Knight Pulliam: Keeping It Goin' On!
by Rych McCain

A worldwide TV viewing audience literally watched her grow up in
front of their eyes. She dropped off of the scene to attend Spelman
College and receive a degree in sociology. We are talking about Keisha
Knight Pulliam. She was cute as a bug in the rug and charmed the sox
off one of the largest viewing audiences in TV history playing Rudy
Huxtable on "The Cosby Show." She is also a member of the Delta ,
Sigma Theta sorority. Pulliam was gracious in taking time out to sit
and chat about her latest project BEAUTY SHOP which is currently a
box office smash.
Pulliam plays the role of Darnelle. When describing her film char-
acter, Pulliam pulls no punches.
"She's a hoochie with a good family, that's the difference. She is not '
a bad person, she's not a dumb girl, but she's definitely caught up in
the fast life of men, cars and cash. So not to say that she shouldn't do h
anything like that extra, but you know, given this world, there's so
many girls that are starry-eyed over that whole lifestyle and she's kind
of represents that. She's.out there, 'I'm cute, guys will take me out and "
buy me clothes,' that whole sort ofthing. But the good thing about her,
because she does have a good family to support her, is that she does get .
it together. It's a great character' and a necessary character to have ..
incorporated in this piece because there are so many young women that '
are out there like that and I think that it needs to be highlighted and
shown for what it is and hopefully it will help them see that this isn't Keisha Knight Pulliam (Photo 2005 Andre' B.
the way." Murray/A Bern Agency Photo)
To the delight of Pulliam's male admirers, she does have the right
physical equipment to pull this role off to believable perfection i.e., a killer, voluptuous body that sensuously shows
off those shapely, tight and skimpy, loud colored outfits that jump off the screen in every scene! But don't be fooled
fellas, this sista is intellectually deep! Having gone to college has given her an upper hand mentally.
"I definitely think the advantage of me having gone to school is just being a whole person," she reflects. "Being
mature emotionally, intellectually on all of those different levels that you just don't gain; well you can possibly gain
it, I'm not saying it's impossible, but that is such a time of self discovery. I'm glad I took that time away from the
business to really see who I am, what I can handle, what I can't."
She was able to answer the questions of who she wants to be as a person and if acting if really what she want-
ed to do.
"I started in this business at a very young age. My parents put me in it, but it was always something I did because
.I enjoyed doing. As you get older, you have to pick a career that is for you, not for your family, your grandparents,
your aunties and uncle's and that [college], gives you the time to make that decision and know this what I want for
me."
Pulliam absolutely loved going to the famed Spelman College. Her face lights up brightly as she describes her
college experience.
"It was special. It was a very unique experience; especially going to an H.B.C. (Historically Black College),
there is no experience like it. I wouldn't have done it any different! I had the haters, a couple of altercations but I
also made good friends for life. I had a good.combination of all of it."
Pulliam was recently named one of Ebony magazine's most eligible bachelorettes. Gentlemen, you had better be
spiritually grounded and centered. You should be funny and keep her laughing. Now this may come as a surprise,
Pulliam is not interested in pro athletes or other showbiz types, so you guys who are nice looking and have it "goin'
on," in the other professions may have a good shot. We missed Keisha, now she's back!


Wassup in Hollywood
by Rych McCain
Former B2K front man O"Marion will guest star
with his real life brother Marques Houston on the
UPN Sitcom "CUTS," Monday, May 16th (8:PM
ET/PT). Bobby Brown was slapped in the pokey for
60 days for parole violation. His old group New
Edition say they would welcome him back if he chose
to come. The Tonight Show's Kevin Eubanks will
host the 27th Annual Playboy Jazz Festival on June
11th and 12th at the Hollywood Bowl.
Hollywood power couple Will Smith and Jada
Pinkett Smith will host the BET Awards on June
28th. Denzel Washington and wife Pauletta will
receive the BET Humanitarian Award and Gladys
Knight will receive the BET Lifetime Achievement
Award. The Bravo Network will debut Bobby
Brown and Whitney Houston's new eight episode
reality series before the Labor Day weekend.
Shout out and thank you to BCBG for that fabu-
lous dress that lovely actress Erica O'Keith modeled
for us in our feature with her. She looked fabulous!
XXX State Of The Union; Starring Ice Cube,
Samuel L. Jackson, Willem Dafoe, Scott
Speedman, Peter Strass, Sunny Mabrey, Nona
Gaye and Xzibit. The opening scene is pretty ,intense
and starts the action in high gear from the git-go with
this one.
However, Ice Cube needs retire his frown and
acquire a new type of menacing .look. That frown got
old on all of those rap albums and since we have got-
ten used to seeing him cheesing lately in those come-
dies; that scrawling frown face looks weak and forced.
Willem DaFoe as Secretary of Defense George
Deckert was a believable adversary for Cube (the new
XXX) and Samuel L. Jackson portraying Augustus
Gibbons. As with all action flicks, the hero has to sus-
tain a severe injury that in real life would produce
excessive swelling, bleeding and require immediate
surgery. I'm referring to XXX's arm being nailed to
the wall by a huge butcher knife that went right
through it. Yet, home he manages to free his severely
cut arm, beat down the bad guy, endure a high speed
chase, beat up the other bad guy, jump off a bridge and
swim to safety. Whew! If you're into fantasy action-
you should love this one.
Rych
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Khamani Griffin: Fun Loving Showbiz Child!
by Rych McCain

Show business can be deceptive in
appearance to the everyday fan in terms of
children actors. On one hand, they appear to
be cute and precocious, drawing the "ahhs"
out of viewers. On the other hand, they cre-
ate an aura of being different in ways that so-
called "ordinary" children don't compare.
Young Khamani Griffin defies being casti- 2
gated into any category. He is a regular, fun
loving, playful six year old. Yes, he is gifted.
He started modeling in print ads and doing
commercials at two and a half. By three, he ..
was an impressive reader and conversation-
alist.
Griffin grabbed the, national spotlight
when he was cast in the movie DADDY
DAYCARE opposite Eddie Murphy. The
superstar Murphy was quoted as saying,
"Khamani is a combination of talent, smarts
and cute all in one." Young Griffin is cur-
rently a regular on the UPN Sitcom "ALL
OF US." He has also added his voice over Khamani Griffin (Photo 2005 Andre' B. Murray/A
talent to three animated features i.e.,
"HAPPY FEET," "BARNYARD," "TARZAN 2," and has completed several radio spots
and drops.
What does Griffin like most about his job? He is sitting in a tall director's chair with his
feet dangling, "When I do work, it's mostly, really a lot of fun because I get to. work with a
lot of famous actors in the industry." Do they recognize him when he comes on the set?
"Not really, he says, but sometimes." Griffin's on set routine, like all actors, is pretty much
a daily ritual.
"My first place to get focused would have to be in my dressing room with my coach
Walter Pridget. I have to go qver my lines so I can get really focused in the scenes so when
I'm doing the scenes, I can do them right in one or two takes." When scenes are being shot
that he is not in, he spends time with his on set schoolteacher Mr. Green. Young Griffin is
a student in regular school with his teacher Ms. Aurrello who provides his homework
assignments for him to take on set. He attends his classes but is picked up by his mom when
he has to report to the set.
At the beginning of the workweek, the actors do what is -called a "table reading." This is
where the cast, writers, director and producers sit together at a long conference table and
read through the first or second draft script together to see what lines have to be changed
for the final draft script. Griffin beams, "The table readings are really fun because you get
to ad-lib and do a lot of funny stuff." Because the labor laws only allows a minor to work
so many hours, Griffin shoots several pre-taped scenes the day before the regular live audi-
ence shoot.
Griffin really loves it when people ask him a lot of questions. He is so full of enthusi-
asm and passion about his profession. When asked about giving advice to other children
who want to act, Griffin says, "First, you have to put God in your life, you have to trust God.
When you put God in your life, you can do anything. You just have to believe that you can
do it and you can do it." At home, little master Griffin loves to play video games and help
clean the house. He is very athletic as well. He brought a mini football to our studio and he
and I had a grand time rough housing and playing one on one scrimmaging. Griffin actual-
ly has some serious running back moves and fakes. His athletic talent may rival his acting
talent when he becomes older. Having Griffin in the studio was like spending time with a
favorite nephew. Checkout his web site at www.khamanigriffin.com.
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MAY 7,20 05.l _________


Independent Living Program Celebrates 20 Years Of Service

ICARE Interchurch Coalition
for Action, Reconciliation,
and Empowerment

Monday, May 9 at 7:00 p.m.

Historic Mt. Zion AME Church

W Meeting with City Leaders


PUBLIC INVITED PLEASE BE THERE


f'" :" Subjects: Education, Health, Injustice


DEATH


NOTICES
ALBERTIE- Broward, died April 26,
2005.
ALLEN-Toni Stacey, died April 22,
2005.
ATKINSON-Charles, died April 28,
2005. A.B.Coleman Mortuary, Inc.
BANKS-Rubye Mae died May 1, 2005
BELL-Harrel Bell, deied April 29,
2005.
BLACKMAN-Mary, died April 29,
2005.
BOBBITT-Sharon Dorene, 44, died
May 2, 2005.
BROWN-Angelica, died April 30,
2005.
CASSIDY-Willie, April 30, 2005.
CLARK-Bishop Andrew Lee, died
April 27, 2005.
CLARK-Annette E., died April 29,
2005.
COLEMAN-Louis, died April 28,
2005.
COVINGTON-Charles, died May 1,
2005.
EMANUEL-Zoree Althea, 83, died
May 2, 2005.
FORD-Marilyn Yvonne, 49, died May
1, 2005.
FRAINE-Myrtle L., died April 26,
2005.
FRANK-Louise Green, died May 1,
2005.
FREANCH-Frank, died April 25, 2005.
A.B. Coleman Mortuary, Inc.
GRANT-Andre, died April 30, 2005.
HENDERSON-Richard, died April 30,
2005.
JACKSON-Juanita B., died April 30,
2005.
JACKSON-Ramirez, died April 27,
2005.
JENKINS-Lola Rebecca, 55, died April
30,2005.
KETTER-Julia M., died April 27,
2005. A.B. Coleman Mortuary, Inc.
MITCHELL-Raymond Dwayne, died
April 28, 2005.
NELSON-Christina L., died April 22,
2005. A.B. Coleman Mortuary, Inc.
NOISETTE JR.-CLarence Leon, died
May 2, 2005.
NORMAN-Clifford E., died May 1,
2005.
OLIVER-Raymond, Sr., died April 25,
2005.
PARKER-Jaccque B., 63, died May 1,
2005. Alphonso West Mortuary, Inc.
PEEPLES-POLLARD-Deborah Ann,
42, died May 1, 2005.
PHIBBS-Carl Egbert III, died April 29,
2005.
QUJLLER-Whyona Brown, died April
29, 2005.
REED-Spencer, died April 25, 2005.
RIVERS-Idella, died May 1, 2005.
SARMIENTOS-Inez, infant, died April
28,2005.
SHOWERS-Lenora, died, May 2,
2005.
SIMMONS-Gwendolyn, died April 25,
2005.
SMALL-Charles, died April 28, 2005.
SPECK-Steven 55, died May 1, 2005.
WASHINGTON-Johnetta F., 32, died
April 28, 2005.
WEBB-Alma B., died April 30, 2005.
WEST-John H., died April 26, 2005.
A.B. Coleman Mortuary, Inc.
WILLIAMS-Debroarh Eugean, 53,
died April 25, 2005.
WRIGHT-Lillie G., 79, died April 27,
2005.


JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--
More than 70 volunteers and
their guest attended the 13th
Annual Volunteer
Recognition affair in cele-
bration of the City of
JacksonvilleAdult Servcies
Division/Independent
Living Program's 20 years
of service to the
Jacksonville community.
The Independent Living
Program Program originated
as a program of Lutheran
Social Servcies from 1985
through 1991 as a dream of
Dr. Gale Gatz.
"It went from print to
reality," said Sally Robson,
the program's first director
and award recipient."
The recent celebration
also recognized volunteers


Sue Bisesi, Sally Robson, Marilynn Stevenson, Rev. Eugene
Flagg and Rev. Leonard Dantzler.


who give of their time caring
for the frail elders by provid-
ing hours of respite to care-
giverg and others who con-
tribute to the success of the
pro -
gram.
The
Florida
Star was
one of
Joan Turner t h e
recipients.
"Our puprose is to assist
the frail elderly by providing
assistance to help them 'age
with dignity' in the comforts
of their own home environ-
ment by connecting them
with resources, materials
and individuals in the com-
munity," said Joan Turner,
Program Manager for the


Independent Living
Program.
Turner noted that "Many
times the elderly feel as if no
one cares about them, their
needs or even honor their
request for help. I am here
along with my staff and
other caring individuals to
demonstrate love and com-
passion to those who have
given so much."
Among the invited
guests at the celebration
were Rev. Leonard Dantzler,
Rev. Eugene Flagg, Dr.
Delphia Williams, Marilynn
Stevenson, Betty Smith,
Yvette Jenkins, Sue Bisesi
and Synthia McFatten.
For more information on
services through ILP call
630-0966.


Magnolia Project Celebrates Women's Health Week


JACKSONVILLE--
National Women's Health
Week is May 8-14. Health
agencies across the country
are participating by having
health fairs, health education
workshops and other organ-
ized events centered around
women's health.
The Magnolia Project
will host a free community


HAPPY
BIRTHDAY
To Our Loving Wife
And Mother
The Late












MS. GWENDOLYN
A. COMBS
May 2, 1935-
September 7, 2002
If we could have a lifetime
wish,'a dream that would
come true, we'd pray to God
with all our hearts for yes-
terday and you.

You left behind our broken
hearts and happy memories
too. We never wanted mem-
ories, we only wanted you.

We love and miss you:
Husband, Charles Combs,
Sr.; Children, Michelle,
Charles Jr., Desmond and
Michael. Grandchildren,
LaKisha and Angela, other
S relatives and friends.


wide health fair on Monday,
May 9, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
at the Magnolia Project
Clinic located on the comer
of 45th Street and Moncrief
Road (across from Mary
Ann's Chicken and Gate
Gas Station).
All women are encour-
aged to participate.
Screenings for diabetes,


HAPPY
MOTHER'S
DAY














LULA CUMMINGS-
ROSS
In My Heart

Mama, I thought of you
with love today, but that is
nothing new. I thought
about you yesterday and
days before that too.
I think of you in silence. I
often speak your name.
Now all I have
is memories, and your
picture in a frame.
Your memory is with me
and will never part. God
has you in His keeping,
I have you forever
in my heart.

With Love,
Your son Horace


cholesterol, Tuberculosis
and various STDs will be
provided.
The Magnolia Project's
nurse practitioner will be
available to discuss any
questions about screening
results.
Participants will also be
either linked to further
Magnolia Project services or
to other community health
agencies.
The partnering agencies
for the day are Hold Out the
LifeLine, the Azalea Project,
River Region and the Duval
County Health Department's
STD clinic. They. will be
onsite with their services.
For more information
about National Women's
Health Week, visit
www.4woman.gov.
For more information
about Magnolia Project and
its Health Fair, call (904)
924-1570. Magnolia Project
is dedicated to empowering
women's health and well-
ness.



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Announcements, meetings, happenings, and community
events scheduled in Jacksonville and the surrounding area.2

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MADDADS JACKSONVILLE CHAPTER FEL-
LOWSHIP BREAKFAST-Dominic Pate, Florida
Department of Law Enforcement, is the speaker for
MAD DADS Jacksonville Chapter Fellowship
Breakfast on Saturday, May 7, 9:30 a.m. at The
Worship Place, 2627 Spring Glen Rd. The donation
for the buffet breakfast is $7.
ONE DAY WORKSHOP-The First Coast African-
American Chamber of Commerce, Inc., Minority
Outreach Program presents Real Estate Investing 101
on Saturday, May 14, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. The cost is
$50 at the door. Refreshments will be served.
GUNS FOR BOOKS-Support the Yusef Bilal Guns
for Books Campaign Saturday, May 28, 9:00 a.m.-
5:00 p.m. inisde of Gateway Shopping center, 5184
Norwood Ave. For more information call (904) 910-
7088.
POSTAL LETTER CARRIER FOOD DRIVE-
Local branches of the National Rural Letter Carriers
Association (NRLCA), in cooperation with Winn-
Dixie Food Stores, Lutheran Social Services Second
Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Florida, Central
Labor Council-AFL-CIO, United Way,Campbell, and
the United States Postal Service will participate in a
nationwide food drive, Saturday, May 14. Residents
are asked to place non-perishable food donations by
their mailboxes prior to mail delivery on Saturday,
May 14. Letter carriers will collect the food dona-
tions along their routes. Volunteers will consolidate
the food for delivery to thee Second Harvest Food
Bank of Northeast Florida, which it will distribute to
emergency food programs throughout the area.
Mayor John Peyton has declared Saturday, May 14 as
Letter Carriers Food Drive Day. The mayor urges cit-
izens to join the letter carriers in working to help
those in need. All food collected will remain in the
local community and go towards helping to feed
those in need. .
FREE GED, ABE CLASSES-Applications are now
being accepted for the summer semester GED and
ABE classes at Community Connections/A.L.Lewis
Center, 3655 Ribault Scenic Dr. GED classes are
held on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30 a.m.
until 12:30 p',m. and ABE classes are held on
Tuesday and Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00
p.m. This is a free program offering individuals in-
depth instruction. Free childcare is available to par-
ents with children from age six weeks to three years
old. Transportation is provided for persons in 06, 08,
and 09 zip code areas. For additional information you
may call the office 764-5686. Clara McIntosh,
Program Director.
WHITE LINEN AFFAIR-The 100 Black Men of
Jacksonville, Inc. presents a White Linen Affair on May
13, 6:00 p.m. at the Downtown Hyatt. Tickets are on
sale now. For ticket information log on to
burgesst@educationcentral.org of call 924-3035 ext. 29
or 924-2545.
DANCE PERFORMANCE-A benefit dance perform-
ance by Jacksonville Centre of the Arts. will be held at
7:00 p.m.on Friday, May 20 at LaVilla School of the
Arts, Theatre. Tickets are $20. You may purchase them
from The Centre at 355-5551. Ticket proceeds will ben-
efit students of The Centre who will travel to summer
(and beyond) dance programs. Some will travel to
Atlanta, some to Miami, others to Broadway and to
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Miss Delta Teen Pageant 2005
























Miss Delta Teen Contestants (L-R) Brittney Bennett, Erica Watson (Miss Dedication 2005), Theresa
Patterson (1st Runner-Up, Miss Congeniality 2005 & Miss Loyalty 2005), Bridgette McMillian Miss Delta
Teen 2005, MarNai Lanier (2nd Runner-up), Courtney Smith and Chantal Sibley.
With an "Evening In Paris" theme and The Florida
Theatre setting The Jacksonville Alumnae Chapter of
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority presented its Scholarship
-. .' *1- Pageant. Pageant patrons were quietly whisked away
:- :on a starlit night to enjoy "An Evening in Paris". The
S- ambiance was heightened as the announcer wel-
,comed the audience to the "City of Love" first in
hFrench, then in English.
Posing in shadows, the talented contestants teased
the audience with statuesque poses on a street in Paris
-with the Eiffel tower as backdrop. Lights! The execu-
':. tion of the professionally choreographed routine (to
.the tune "Caf6 Paris") was flawless, a visual treat for
the eyes. Setting the stage for an enjoyable evening
spotlighting, talent, beauty and grace. Acting as tour
guides to seven of Paris' most famous landmarks,
contestants introduced themselves and shared with
the audience highlights of life in Paris.
With the support of pageant committee members,
the contestants had to both research their landmark
and artfully craft their opening address. The pageant
process also included interviews, auditions, a Soiree,
workshops, community service projects, selecting
evening gowns, choosing and perfecting their talent
and months of rehearsals. "We wanted the pageant to

SMISS DELTA TEEN 2005- Bridgette McMillian. (See "Delta Teen Pageant", B-3A)


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Delta Teen


Pageant

(Continued From Cover)


MISS DELTA TEEN (Court w/Pageant Director & Chapter President) Ms. Renee
Pollard Pageant Director-Chapter Member, Theresa Patterson, 1st Runner-Up,
Bridgette Mc Millian Miss Delta Teen 2005, MarNai Lanier 2nd Runner-Up, and
Ms. Joanne Thayer Chapter President.


Senior Samuel Wolfson
High School.
Ms. Bridgette Mc
Millian was crowned 'Miss
Delta Teen 2005'.
Members of her court
were: Mses. Erica
Watson-Miss Dedication


2005), Theresa Patterson-
1st Runner-Up, Miss
Congeniality 2005 & Miss
Loyalty 2005, MarNai
Lanier (2nd Runner-up),
Courtney Smith and
Chantal Sibley.


Ms Joanne Thayer is
Chapter President leading
the continuous and won-
derful tradition of the
Delta Teen Pageant.
Congratulations to
each of the participants!


CONTESTANTS & DIRECTOR (dressed for opening
number) (top to bottom,L-R) Bridgette McMillian,
Theresa Patterson, Chantal Sibley, Courtney Smith,
MarNai Lanier, Ms. Pollard, Brittney Bennett and
Erica Watson.


High School Students Encouraged

To Apply For Part Time Positions


not only be an exciting
experience that they (the
contestants) remembered,
but also to be educational
and productive. Hence the
research aspect of their
opening address and the
required community serv-
ice project. We required a
lot of them. And each of
them rose to the occasion"
said pageant director, Ms.
Renee Pollard.
She- went on to state,
"One of the primary plat-
forms of Delta is and
always will be to encour-
age and highlight scholas-
tic achievements our
pageant is no exception.
While we do work dili-
gently with the young
ladies to enhance and fur-
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EDITOR'S NOTE: All suspects are deemed innocent unless proven
guilty in a court of law. Jacksonville Sheriff's Office reports are a
matter ofpublic record. The Florida Star seeks to educate the com-
munity in the hopes of keeping our community safe.


SIX YEAR OLDS BATTLE ON BUS-Police responded to a
battery call on April 28. The investigating officer made contact
with a mother who stated that her six year-old son had been
punched on the bus on his way back home from school. The
mother told police that during the ride her son was punched in
the nose by another six year-old student, causing it to bleed. The
officer said he saw blood stains on the shirt of the young victim.
The, victim told the officer that the suspect had pushed him
around on previous occasions. The victim's mother told police
she only wanted to report the incident so that she can follow up
with school officials. No prosecution was requested.
TROUBLE ON THE SIXTH GRADE WING-An officer on
duty at a Duval County Middle School on April 29, reported that
he was informed by radio that their was a disturbance in the sixth
grade wing of the school. Upon arrival at the assistant principal's
office, the officer saw a 12 year-old boy sitting in a chair. The
officer asked the boy what happened, and the victim said he had
been attacked and robbed by two 15 year-old students. The vic-
tim told police he was sitting in class when the two teenagers
approached him. He said one of the teens grabbed him around
the neck, and started to choke him while the other teen went
through his pants' pockets and removed a cell phone and
Gameboy. The victim said he was frightened and could not
breath. He said the suspects returned his property to him after he
threatened to tell,his older brother. The two suspects told police
that they were playing with the victim and never meant to keep
his stuff or hurt him. They did admit that they took the proper-
ty. The victim was hot hurt during the incident. The two teen
suspects were arrested and charged with strong arm robbery
without a weapon.
A WHITE MAN THREW KNIFE AT HIS TIRE-A 25 year-
old black man told police that on May 1 he was driving on 1-295
when he was passed by a red Pontiac Sunfire traveling at a high
rate of speed. The man further stated that a white man sitting in
the front passenger seat, motioned to him in an obscene manner
and then threw a utility blade out of the window. Police said the
knife's blade punctured the left rear tire of the victim's car. The
victim managed to get the tag number of the suspect car and
returned home to call police. The investigating officer saw a
puncture' mark in the rear tire of the victim's car caused by
blade. The officer recovered the blade and place it in the prop-
erty room. The victim.told the officer that he does not know the
white man in the suspect car and said he was not racing with the
suspect. The officer said the victim's brother was in a separate
car and claims that he saw the incident and could identify the
suspect. The officer stated that he would contact the registered
owner of the suspect car during a follow investigation.
BABY'S DADDY BATTERED HER-Police were sent to a res'-
idence in the 2400 block of East Lincoln Court on on May 1 in
reference to a battery/domestic violence call. An 18 year-old
woman told 'officer that her 24 year-old boyfriend, who is the
father of her son, had been at her house visiting her. She told the
officer that her cousin had called her and asked her if she still
wanted to cook some crabs. The victim said that after she was
finished talking with her cousin, her boyfriend asked her what
was going on and she told him that she was going to leave to
-,cook crabs with her cousin. The victim said that the, suspect
became upset and hit her on the face. She said that when she
tried to get away from the suspect, he pushed her down the stairs.
The victim further stated that she tried to open the door but her
boyfriend grabbed her, pulled her away from the door, and began
to strangle her. .She told the officer that the suspect grabbed a
pillow\. put it over her face, and attempted to suffocate her. The
victim said she then heard her neighbor yell "I am going to call
police!" She said the suspect replied to the neighbor, grabbed
her nine rings, and ran out of the back door in an unknown direc-
tion.. The officer saw red marks in the middle of the victim's
back. The victim told the officer that she was leaving her house
to stay with family members for a while. She was advised of the
procedures in obtaining an injunction for protection. The vic-
tim was also given the Domestic Violence Booklet. Police said
the suspect called several times from a phone number. Officers
went to the address from which the calls originated and spoke
with the suspect's mother ylho advised that her son did not live
there and that she had not seen him that day, The officer planned
to get, an arrest warrant for the suspect.
CUT DURING FIGHT-On Sunday, May 1, an officer was sent
to the 600 block of 8th Street to investigate an aggravated bat-
tery. When the officer arrived, a 19 year-old woman stated that
she was cut during a fight with her ex-boyfriend's new girlfriend.
The victim told the officer that she was at a motorcycle club with
her ex-boyfriend when the new girlfriend arrived. Police said,
when the new girlfriend saw the two ex-lovers together she
became angry and exchanged words. The victim told police that
during the argument, the suspect threw something at, her and
thre\\ a cup at the suspect. A fight then started and the suspect
is said to have cut ex-girlfriend on the right arm under the shoul-
der with an unknown object. During the investigation, the offi-
cer noticed a large laceration to the victim's right arm under the
shoulder. When the officer asked about witnesses, the victim
said she just wanted to get to the hospital and did not get any wit-
ness information. The victim' further stated that she was two
months pregnant. .
PURSE SNATCHER STRIKES AT WAL MART STORE-A
police investigated an incident of a robbery to an individual at
the Wal-Mart Store in the 6800 block of Normandy Boulevard on
April 29. The victim, a 33 year-old black woman, told the offi-
cer that she exited her car and walked towards the garden center
entrance, when an unikno'n \\ hire man approached her and said
"I have a gun, give me your purse." The victim said the suspect
then grabbed her purse and a struggle began. During the strug-
gle, the suspect allegedly scratched the victim with an unknown
object causing her to let go of her purse. The victim said she ran
toward the store and the suspect ran toward Normandy
Boulevard with her purse. The victim said she never saw a
weapon or the object the suspect used to scratch her arm. Police
said the incident happened at the east boundary of the parking.


lot. The officer said the victim had minor scratches on her left
forearm. Wal-Mart has security cameras in the parking lot, but
the manager told the officerthe camera only captured a feature-
less subject running towards Normandy Boulevard from the east
J'de of the parking lot. The victim 'describe. the suspect as a
white male in hisO4's with red hair and blue eyes.


Your Weekly Horoscope
(APRIL 30, 2005-MAY 6, 2005)


ARIES (March 21 to
April 19) You're .
tempted to give in "
to some doubts fj
you have about
the way your romantic life is
going. However, these inse-
curities are baseless. By
week's end, you realize this.
TAURUS (April 20 to
May 20) It seems you have
one thing in mind,
and friends have
another. If you
talk this out, you
can all reach an acceptable
compromise. Spend time
this weekend concentrating
on domestic chores.
GEMINI (Ma3 21 to
June 20) You'll find your-
self guarding your
privacy this week.
That's because ...
people insist on
inserting themselves into
your life. Take a firm stand
on this.
CANCER (June 21 to
July 22) You have an
unfortunate tendency to be
less than punctual
this week. This
doesn't bode well
for that important
appointment you have. Push
yourself to make sure you're
on time.
LEO (July 23 to
August 22) A certain mat-
ter at -work has
you frustrated. In '
the long run,
though, you're up
to the task. Just roll up your
sleeves and dig in!
VIRGO (August 23
D to September
22) Being stub-
born isn't going to
get your view-
point across to a certain fam-
ily member. Instead, logic
and common sense are your.
best weapons. Ultimately,-
this person sees the light.
LIBRA (September
23 to October 22) It's a


be more understanding.
CELEBRITY BIRTH-
DAYS: Billy -Joel, May 9;
Bono, May 10; Louis
Farrakhan, May 11; Ving
Rhames, May 12; Bea
Arthur, May 13; George
Lucas, May 14; Mike


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good week to let
your hair down
and relax with
friends. Work isn't
everything. If you take some
time for a breather, you'll be
more productive.
SCORPIO (October 23
to November 21)
S A window of
S opportunity opens
this week.
However, it can close just as
quickly. Be sure to jump on
this as soon .as it presents
itself.
SAGITTARIUS
(November 22 to
December 21)
You're set to
cement those
vacation plans
you've had in mind,. Not
everyone in the family is
willing to go along with
them yet. Use charm to per-
suade them.
CAPRICORN
(December 22 to
January 19) You're at
your innovative best this
week. This will
help with a cer-
tain project that
requires ingenu-
ity. This weekend, a confus-
ing financial matter is set-
tled to your satisfaction.
A Q UA R.I US
(January 20 to
February 18)
You're quite the
silver-tongued
orator this week. This
enables you to get your
points across easily to oth-
ers. By the time the weekend
arrives, everyone's gotten
into the spirit of coopera-
tion.
PISCES (February
19 to March
X 20) An elderly
member of the
family tries your
patience this week.
However, you are being less
,than kind. Make an' effort to


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Christopher Courtney Crosby, 18, and a student at
Mandarin High School began to act very strangely during a
class quiz. The teacher (victim), Brian Chadwick said he
noticed that the student was becoming agitated and hyper.
When the bell rang, as the students for his class existed,
Christopher sat on the floor and cursed the arriving students
as they entered. The teacher called security. While waiting,
Christopher began to destroy the classroom by punching the
soft title in the ceiling, wall and door. He than approached
the teacher and punched him in the left eye causing it to
s\\ ell and turn black and-blue.


Christopher then ran to the football field and began
swinging from the goal post. He then took off his shorts and
ran behind the weight room area and was found lying on his
back with his feet off the fence rambling different things ver-
bally. Then he stood.on his feet and approached the dean of
boys and began cursing him. Then he began cursing every-
one around him and told the officer that he was going to have
to kill .him. At that point, Christopher took off all of his
clothes and sat on the ground naked, making sexual com-
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prevent injury to him and others.


Brothers, 3 And 5, Take Van ForA Joyride


ROCHESTER, Ind. Two brothers, ages 3 and 5, took
their-mother's van on a .5-mile ride in northern Indiana,
crossing a four-lane highway, before crashing into a pile of
dirt and emerging unhurt, their family said.
The boys began Saturday morning as usual watching car-
toons, but later took the van keys from their mother's purse
and' took off, their family said.
Chase and Chandler Bright both sat in the drivers seat to
steer the van, leaving their mother, Heather Bright, wonder-
ing how they reached the pedals.
"It amazes me," she said. "I was like, 'Oh my God, No!
This cannot be happening.'" The boys said they wanted to go
visit their grandfather, a police accident report said.The boys'
other grandfather, Mike Bright, found them at the U.S. 31


bypass, where he said older brother Chase was careful and
looked both ways before successfully crossing the four-lane
highway some 45 miles south of South Bend.
But the boys later missed a turn onto a street, drove
through a fence of a fertilizer business and crashed into a pile
of dirt. They emerged without a bruise, and the van only had
a flat tire and some minor damage.
Chase, who is fascinated with vehicles, apologized for
wrecking the van, his mother said. And security at their
home is tighter now.
"We got this house locked down like Fort Knox," she
said. "I'm going to have to sleep with the keys around my
neck now."


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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -
Florida A&M University
(FAMU) announced the
appointment of E. Newton
Jackson, Jr., Ph.D as interim
director of athletics. His
appointment is effective
immediately.
Jackson, who is present-
ly serving as a department
chair in the College of
Education at FAMU, said
that among his immediate


tasks will be "the conducting
of a thorough evaluation of
the overall status of the ath-
letic department, so that
sound recommendations can
be made to the President."
A native of Washington,
D.C., Jackson holds a Ph.D
in sports management from
the University of New
Mexico and a masters in
sports administration from
Grambling State University.'


He has served as a
department chair in the
College of Education at
Florida A&M for the past
two years.
Prior that, he worked at
Florida State University, in
their sports management
program. He began his
tenure there in 1998, serving
as chair of the program for
three years prior to moving
to Florida A&M.


Heat Healing During Break


MIAMI-- The Miami
Heat are embracing an
extended break between
playoff rounds.
Miami returned to prac-
tice Wednesday, after two,
full days off following* a
four-game opening-round
sweep of New Jersey.
O'Neal did. not practice and
isn't expected to before
Friday, but since his team
won't play until at least
Sunday, Heat coach Stan
Van Gundy hardly sounds
worried about his center.
Shaquille O'Neal's thighs
still ache, Damon Jones says
his heel isn't getting any bet-
ter, and Christian Laettner's
problematic left foot is flar-
ing again.
"Sometime before we
play, I think he'll be out
there," Van Gundy said.
"We're shooting for Friday
with him. He did more
today. In the last series, he
really didn't do anything on
the days off other than rest
and get treatment. Today he
did weights, did aerobic
stuff. ... It's a good step for-
ward."
O'Neal has been dealing
with a bruised right thigh for
more than two weeks.
He injured his left thigh
in a similar fashion during
the series with the Nets --
and was clearly limited in
those games. He averaged
18.3 points and 8.8 rebounds
on 47.3 percent shooting,
numbers well off his regu-
lar-season averages in every
category
O'Neal and Jones--who
has a bone bruise in his heel,
but still shot 50 percent from
3-point range in the series
with New Jersey-- watched
practice from the sideline
and were joined late in the


session by Laettner, whose
sore foot precluded him
from finishing the workout.
Added forward Alonzo
Mourning: "Those two days
off were great, but we've got


to work and prepare. We're
not losing focus. We didn't
win ,a championship. We
won a series. Our task is
winning a championship."


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Miami Heat's Dwayne Wade goes up for two over New
Jersey Nets' Richard Jefferson, left, as Jason Kidd
watches from the court in the first half of Game 4 in the
first round of the NBA Eastern Conference Playoffs,
Sunday, May 1, 2005, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Heat
swept the Nets, 4-0, with a 110-97 victory and Wade
scored 34 points as the high-scorer for the Heat. (AP
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Marion Jones also competed in the invitational women's
800-meter relay at the Kansas Relays in Lawrence, Kan.,
Saturday, April 23, 2005. (AP Photo/Dick Whipple).


FORTE-DE-FRANCE,
Martinique Marion Jones
headed to the Carribbean to
win her first race in nearly a
year on Saturday, sprinting
away from the competition
to victory in the 100 meters
at an IAAF Grand Prix II
meet.
Jones led from the start
and won in a comparatively
slow time of 11.28 seconds


at the Meeting du Conseil
General. Wyllesheia
Myricks and Melissa Barber
shared second at 11.35.
France's Sylviane Felix was

fourth in 11.36.
Dogged by drug suspi-
cions through a disastrous
2004 season that she insisted
were unfounded, Jones had
not won a running event
since she took the 100 at the


Home Depot Invitational in
Carson, Calif., last May 22.
In her first race this sea-
son, at the Mount San
Antonio College Relays two
weeks ago, she was last in
the 400 in an awful 55.03,
25 yards behind the winner.
Her 800-relay team was dis-
qualified after a poor hand-
off last week at the Kansas
Relays.
Jones' embattled
boyfriend Tim
Montgomery ran in
Martinique, too, struggling
to a fourth-place finish in the
100,.a race won by former
world record holder
Maurice Greene in 10.03.
France's Ronald Pognon
was second in 10.09, and
American Dwight Phillips,
the Olympic gold medalist
in the long jump, was third
in 10.14. Montgomery also
was'clocked at 10.14.
Montgomery, who. set
the 100 world record of 9.78
in 2002 in Paris, did not
qualify for the 2004
Olympics. He has been
charged by the U.S. Anti-
Doping Agency with using
performance-enhancing
drugs. His case will be heard
by the international Court of
Arbitration for Sport at a
hearing on June 6 in San
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