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Missing Mom Led To Murder,
Kidnapping And Two Arrests
made a few calls and learned that Robinson had not
contacted any family members. She was last seen driv-
ing a Madza car with a temporary tag. A temporary tag
would make it more difficult for someone to recognize
The niece contacted the police and the baby's father
but he too stated that he had not seen her. In fact, he
said he made contact with the family to advise them
Arrests continued on A-7
Ykeisha Marie Patricia Bryant
Robinson Dianne Butler Raynard Payne
Victim Suspect Suspect
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- It was very unusual that
24-year-old Ykeisha Marie Robinson did not pick up
her four-month-old son from his father's. Because she
did not show, the ex-boyfriend/father was concerned,
Two Arrested In Stabbings
Maurice D. Griffin
An officer was dis-
patched to the 8000 block
of Arizona Street in refer-
ence to an aggravated bat-
tery and found victim,
Shalimar Price, sitting in
a chair with blood coming
from his chest area.
Price advised the offi-
cer that Ivan had cut him
but could provide no fur-
ther information. A stab
Ivan B. Blan
wound to the chest and a
laceration to the right
forearm was observed by
Witness said they saw
Ivan Bernard Blanding,
32, coming down the
street and Shalimar Price,
34, approached him and
they began to. fight.
Stabbings continued on A-7
Les Brown was
speaker at the
Investment stgia nt
Jacksonville, for i |
the club's 4th I
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Celebration. 3 if
After. Mr. -.l '
speech, he was
given an hon-
ship. See more
on page A-4.
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Annual Convention For Florida Masons Draws
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Free and Accepted Masons, Prince Hall affiliated, Florida & Belize, Central America
Jurisdiction, Incorporated packed Second Missionary Baptist Church for a Memorial
Service. The service.was part of the festivities during the 136th Annual Grand Lodge
Communication in Jacksonville, April 21-24, 2006. SEE B1 and C1. (PHOTO BY FRANK
Jacksonville Has Two TB Cases
-- While the. Duval
Department (DCHD) is
cases of Tuberculosis
(TB) at Stanton Preschool
Center, Darrell Lundy is
struggling, fighting the
Darrell is not two-
years-old yet but the fact
that he has TB was con-
firmed by Duval County
Health Department last
week. Four other children
from the same preschool
are suspected to be infect-
Health officials said
the\ believe the children
contracted the bacteria
from an employee of the
center bu, it has not been
confirmed where the
employee contacted the
bacteria.TB is a very con-
tagious disease. It can be
treated but requires con-
stant medication. Even
though TB is curable, it
must be treated.
A person may test pos-
iti\e for TB but may not
have the disease. The dis-
ease affects the young
much more than it could
affect an adult and it is
mandatory that all chil-
dren get a TB skin test.
The TB bacteria spreads
through the air and affects.
the lungs but can also
affect other parts of the
body such as the brain,
the kidneys or/the 's.pine.
If a skin test 'is positive,
further test, such as x-ray.
or sputum samples should
be given to determine if
the disease is active.
may include feeling weak
or sick, weight loss, fever-
and/or night sweats. If
the person has TB of the
TB Cases continued on A- 7
Jonice Elicia Bazile
5'3", 10 Ibs., Born:
Janice was last seen
walking to the school
bus stop in the 400
block of W. 47th Street
on Monday, April 24,
2006, at approximately
6:30 a.m. She was
wearing a red blouse,
blue jeans, and black
If you have any infor-
mation, PLEASE con-
tact the Jacksonville
Sheriffs Office at (904)
630-0500 or Detective
Richardson in Missing
Persons Unit at (904)
630-2627 and refer-
ence case number 06-
Making Friends With Black People
Comedian, Author Nick Adams was in Jacksonville
Thursday, autographing his book at Books-A-Millions.
But Wednesday night he stopped by Florida Star to
record for IMPACT radio show at WCGL-AM 1360. The
32-year-old, even though a comic, is giving his best to
get people of different races to seriously try to become
friends. His formula is to not try to be like the other guy,
just be you. Adams said that black men and women
have lived through four hundred years of slavery,
oppression, murder, and watching white college stu-
dents try to dance. His desire is to help readers avoid
,potential racial pitfalls and successfully make the tran-
sition from white to "aiight" in his first book. The book
is funny, its astute" said Booklist. Buy it!
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Stories from Katrina's Children
Marian Wright Edelman
President and Founder of the Children's Defense Fund
RON WILLIAMS, SR.
BETTY ASQUE DAVIS
As a dusty haze settles
over her trailer, Judy sits alone
on the wooden steps outside
her door. She's taking a break
while her 11-month-old
granddaughter, Myan, sleeps.
The child has been sick with a
respiratory ailment made
worse by the dust that comes
through the trailer's vents. It's
hard for Myan to sleep as
noisy children with few places
to play run between trailer
rows. Judy has no car and she
has had to struggle to get
Myan to be seen by a pediatri-
cian and to receive her immu-
nization shots for chickenpox
There are few health care
resources available to Myan
or the more than 600 other
children in the "Renaissance"
Village trailer park outside
Baton Rouge, La., which was
created by FEMA to house
families left homeless by
Hurricane Katrina. A number
of children suffer from asthma
and upper respiratory ailments
aggravated by dust that
sweeps down the gravel-
topped roads. Mobile clinics
staffed by family nurse practi-
tioners' visit the park only
three days a week. There is
not a single doctor on site to
serve the nearly 1,700 resi-
dents of the trailer park. Judy
has to divide her time between
caring for Myan and looking
after her diabetic 84-year-old
mother, as well as her 14-
year-old daughter, Kassmere.
CLARA FRANCES McLAUGHLIN
They all share the same
FEMA trailer. Judy's four
older children are a few trail-
Judy's family has been
through a lot. When Katrina
hit, they lived in the rural part
of Plaquemines Parish, a nar-
row peninsula that extends
into the Gulf of Mexico. Their
home was washed away, and
they had to move from shelter
to shelter four times before
they arrived at Renaissance
Village. Now Myan, who just
started walking, has little
room to grow. There's no
playground or Tot Lot and you
can't push a stroller on gravel.
,"Back home, the children had
parks to go to. I knew they
were safe among our neigh-
bors. We didn't lock our
doors," said Judy. "There are
drug dealers and bad influ-
ences here. I just want to get
Myan and my children away."
Miles away, in Houston,
you have to steal glances at
Raynell's large, luminous,
brown eyes. He won't look at
you, preferring to fix his gaze
on something in the yonder,
and his brow is so furrowed
you have to wonder what in
the world has a 4-year-old boy
"I love J.B.," he abruptly
announces. The last time
Raynell had seen J.B. Jones,
his maternal grandfather, was
in September in'the New
Orleans Superdome where
both had sought refuge from
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Hurricane Katrina and the tor-
rential flooding that ensued.
With his motherland older
brother and sister, Raynell
spent several harrowing days
and nights in the Superdome,
saved from Katrina only to
face hunger, heat, poor sanita-
tion, darkness and danger
inside the facility. "They
turned the lights off and it was
dark," recalls Emyne,
Raynell's 9-year-old sister.
"They were shooting people.
It was scary in there."
Meanwhile, J.B. was
being cared for by his ex-wife
in a special section of the
Superdome reserved for the
disabled. Eventually, he was
transferred to Tulane
University Hospital while
Raynell and his family were
bused to a shelter in Dallas
and later to Houston. The
family lost track of J.B.
Months of desperate searches
on the Internet, by telephone
and by word of mouth finally
paid off in early February
when, at last, the family
learned that J.B. had settled in
a Louisiana rehabilitation cen-
ter an hour away. Raynell
rejoiced at the good news. But
on the same day the boy
learned his grandfather's
whereabouts, J.B., only 51,
died. "I wish I was back
home," says Raynell, sullenly.
Raynell and Myan are just
two of Katrina's youngest vic-
tims, babies and preschoolers
with no way to understand
why familiar routines or
beloved adults were suddenly
snatched away. How can we
help them-and the adults
who are struggling mightily to
rise above their own troubles
in order to care for them? The
Children's Defense Fund's
recent report on Katrina's
children calls for an immedi-
ate emergency child mental
health corps and more mobile
vans and school-based health
clinics to meet the mental
health needs of children like
Myan and Raynell. These
families need health and men-
tal health services now. And
children need quality early
Immediate steps to serve,
all children who need Early
Head Start (less than 3 percent
of eligible infants and toddlers
are currently served nation-
wide) and Head Start (only 50
percent of eligible preschool
children are served) and
incentives to encourage Head
Start collaboration with high
quality child care and pre-
school providers would also
meet some of the immediate
and longer term needs. of
Katrina's children and fami-
lies. Coupled with other par-
ent education and parent sup-
ports from community, faith
and private and public sector
networks, and jobs and hous-
ing. the fabric of family and
community can be rewoven
for the thousands of children
like Myan and Raynell who
need adults with the capacity
to meet their needs. CDF is
planning to open up a CDF
Freedom SchoolsTI program
in Renaissance Village this
summer to give some of the
children a safe and stimulat-
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APRI. 29. 2006
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4 PROPHETIC BREAKFAST CONFERENCE-Shekinah
International Ministries, under the leadership of
Pastor/Prophetess Macareen Cohen, invites the public to
attend the Prophetic Breakfast Conference on Saturday, May
6 at the Clarion Hotel (Airport) Gate 1 Conference Room.
The Conference begins at 9:30 a.m. Breakfast will served
10:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Debra Winans is the special guest
speaker. Evangelist Sabrina Walker is the guest vocalist.
For tickets call the church at (904) 786-5091 or get them at
CHURCH/PASTOR'S APPRECIATION-Tabernacle of
Temples Fellowship, where Apostle Leon B. Seymore is
Pastor, is celebrating the Church and Pastor's Appreciation
totaling over 30 years of ministry. Services are scheduled
nightly at 7:00 p.m. on May 4-May 5. Service on Sunday,
May 7 begins at 10:30 a.m. Guest speakers from through-
out the city and Georgia are expected to participate. The
church is located at 4100 Beverly Ave. (off Soutel Drive and
PRETTY HAT TEA-A Pretty Hat tea Deaconess
Fundraiser will be held Sunday, May 21, 4:00 p.m. at West
St. Mark Baptist Church, 1435 W. State St. Sis. Patricia
McGeathey of St. Stephen A.M.E. Church is the speaker.
Wear your prettiest hat and earn a chance to win some great
prizes. Sis. Alice Jones, Deaconess President. Rev. Willie
BACK TO THE BIBLE CONFERENCE-Faith Hope
Charity In Christ Evangelistic Ministries Church, along with
Bishop. Bill Gilbert and Pastor Jackie Gilbert, invite Jack-
sonville residents to a "Back To The Bible Conference". The
conference will be held May4-5, 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul CME
Church, 1601 Barnard St., in Savannah, GA. Bishop George
Bloomer of Durham, NC is the speaker. The Lecture Series
begins at 6:15 p.m. The lecturer for Thursday, May 4 is Rev.
Henry R. Delaney, Pastor of St. Paul CME Church. Pastor
Steve O. Buloch of Grace Full Gospel Church in Savannah
is the speaker for Friday, May 5. For more information call
(912) 234-4652 between 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Monday-
Thursday of (912) 713-7094.
LIFTING UP THE NAME OF JESUS-Donna's Praise
Dance and Baton Company, a Christian Emphasis Company,
presents Lifting Up The Name Of Jesus, their first dance
recital, on Saturday, June 3 at 4:00 p.m. at William Marion
Raines High School.
SERVICE-Mt. Sinai'Missionary Baptist Church, 2036
Silver St., Annual Evangelistic Day is on Sunday, April 30.
Service begins at 10:30 a.m. under the leadership of Rev.
R. L. Gundy, Pastor.
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Ebenezer United Methodist Women
Present Ritz Voices In Spring Concert
Methodist Women presents
"Ritz Voices" in a Grand
Spring Music Concert on
May 7, at 4:00 p.m. in the
sanctuary of the church
located at 9114 Norfolk
Blvd.. Deborah McDuffie
is the director and Damien
Daily, Assistant Director.
The Ritz Voices is an all-
This group performs
gospel and spiritual art
forms. Highly recognized as
one of the most dynamic and
talented youth choruses, the
Ritz Voices have represent-
ed Jacksonville and Florida
at many local and national
They have shared the
stage with Bill Cosby and
Dionne Warwick and have
won first place honors the
"out of Town" category at
the. 2003 'McDonald's
Gospelfest in New York
Cin. The public is invited to
attend. Denise Morrell,
President. Rev. Newton E.
CME Church Presents Human Concerns
Award To The Legendary Stevie Wonder
LOS ANGELES, CA-
Bishop ,Henry M.
Williamson, Sr., chairman of
the Commission on Social
Justice and Human
Concerns for the Christian
Methodist Episcopal (CME)
Ste v e
e n d ar I y
artist and producer, with the
CME Human Concerns
Awards during the Ninth
Episcopal District's Spring
Convocation and Leadership
Institute held in April at the
luxurious Los Angeles LAX
Once a year, the CME
Church chooses a champion
for justice and human con-
cerns and one who is an
advocate for racial harmony.
Wonder was selected
because of his legacy, of
humanitarian efforts and his'
c iv il
S neur, and
Stevie Wonder and other
leaders for combining their
efforts with Coretta Scoti
King which led to the
national holiday for Dr. Mar-
tin Luther King. and the hit
Williamson noted the social
activism efforts of Wonder
when he. won the Oscar
award for best Song in 1984
and dedicated it to then-
I .S (lj( of G'o (vel, Ine
Sunday. April 30th
8:15 a.m. & 1:-15 a.m.
"The Power of the Holy
Spirit in Our Lives"
(Going to Anohecr Lecvcl
Antined to S' k-',
Operating jn the Gif;is
S Central Campus
New Southwest Campus
(11-y- 2% acro' Iront A iHkLntron Jr. I ih)
Sunday School 9z45 a.n.
Morning Worship 0O:-45 a.m.
Revival Service 7:50 p.m.
imprisoned civil rights
leader, Nelson Mandela; and
\\hen in 1985 he collaborat-
ed with others on the smash
hit, "We Are the World."
Through the Wonder
Foundation, many of the
funds from Wonder's
records are donated to
HIV/AIDS research and
Bishop Williamson also
applauded Wonder for his
latest recording. "A Time to
Love," which shines as a
great message from God that
addresses the needs of a
Wonder has also helped
thousands of needy children
in Los Angeles during the
Christmas season through
his radio station KJLH.
Wonder thanked God for'
his many blessings
bestowed upon his life, and
encouraged the churches to
continue to be a beacon in
Flossie C. Cooper
SApril 27, 2004
Speak of me in the easy
way which you always
used to. Call me
by the old
We love you...
We miss you dearly
Alma Cooper & Family
April 21, 2006.
BILLUPS-Clyde, died April
BOSTIC-Jeffrey, died April 19.
died April 24, 2006.
CHEN-Joanna, died April 23.
CLARK-Edward Monroe, 46,
died April 18, 2006.
CRIBB-Gumey A., died April
19, 2006. A.B. COLEMAN
DELLINGER-John L., died
April 20, 2006. A.B. COLE-
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DESlUE-Martha. died April 23,
FELDER-Dorothy M., died
April 18,#200,6. ALPHONSO
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GATES-Tru, died April. 8,
GOGGINS-Maggie. died April
HAGANS-Juanita, died April
18, 2006. A.B. COLEMAN
HALL-Joanna, died April 22,
2006. A.B. COLEMAN MOR-
HAMMOND-Heniry died April
20. 2006. A.B. COLENMAN
J.,nIl, died April 20, 2006.
HOLMES-Dorothy, died April
HILL-Catherine, died April 22,
JACKSON-Radarius. 13, died
April 16. 2006.
JACKSON-Sara, died April
JONES-Alma, died April 19,
JONES-Gloria, 56, died April
JONES-Lucille, died April 17,
KIRKLAND-Henry, 87, died
April 20, 2006.
MACK-Harold E., died April
MADDOX-Frank, III, died
April 21, 2006.
MARTIN-Jacob, died April 22.
MCBRIDE-Carrie M., died
April 15, 2006. A.B. COLE-
MAN MORTUARY, INC.
ODOMS-Stephen A., died
April 19, 2006.
died April 22, 2006.
April 20, 2006.
RICHARDSON-Jeri G, died
April 23, 2006.
died April 20, 2006.
SESSION-Georgia N.,' died
April 20, 2006.
SMALL-Wallace, 83, died
April 23, 2006.
STEVENS-Shirley A., died
April 18, 2006. A.B. COLE-
MAN MORTUARY, INC.
April 22, 2006.
WATKINS-Alberta, 48, died
April 20, 2006.
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When Death Occurs In A Hospital Or At Home Or Nursing Home
When the death occurs in a
A member of the hospital
nursing staff will speak to you and
arrange for a hospital doctor to
issue the Medical Certificate of
Death which you will then need to
take to the Registrar.
Your Funeral Director will
advise you of the Registrar's phone
number and office hours together
with the information the Registrar
will need. If possible you should
advise the hospital staff whether
the funeral is to be cremation or
burial as the documentation
required by the Funeral Director
When death occurs at home
or Nursing Home
When the death takes place at
home you must first notify the
family doctor who will need to
confirm that the death has
The doctor will normally
issue the Medical Certificate of
Death for you to take to the regis-
trar, although this is not normally
available until later that day or the
Once the doctor has attended
you should contact your chosen
Funeral Director who will guide
you through the remainder of the
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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.
Pastor: Rev. Joe Calhoun
(904) 764-5727 Church
(904) 768-0272 Home
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 diedfor our sins...was b., .;ia a'-..t R. ,-.ia., i.: 1 Corinthians 15:1-4)
Sulzbacher Outreach Service 8:30 a.m.
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worihip...... ...... ... .. 1:00 a.m.
Evening worship. .... ...... .. ... .. ....6:30 p.m.
Wednesday &Fridajr Ni .htSer, ice ........ .... .. ........ 7:30p.m
Saturday Prison Ouireach ........ ..... ... .... ...... I 0ji p.m.
Saturday Nursing Home Outrreah .. .. 3rd arnd -th Sarurda i
International SundA, _i:..ol '-'" 'am arnd'si) m satur. .e.r .,11IM All I
A Bible Preaching, Biblk Bdle ing and Bible Pracrlcing Church
"Without the shedding of Blood, there is no remi.iion of sin" (Hebrews 9:22)
Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church
Worship Service 10:00 a.m.
Church School 8:45 a.m.
Fulfillment Hour Bible Study 6:30 p.m.
Every 2nd & 4th Thursday 10:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon
Joy Explosion Ministry 6:30 p.m.
201 East Beaver St. (904) 355-9475
Rev. F.D. Richardson Jr., Pastor
N'Iount 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 & W\orship
(Sanctuiarn 10:30 a.m.
Youth Church-2nd & 3rd Sundays
Fellow ship Hall 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday, Noonday Prayer '.12 Noon
Inspiration Wednesday worship p Sen ice..................6:00-8:00 p.m.
Prayer Meeting & Bible Study, Youth Bible Study & Activities
GREATER EL-BETHEL DIVINE HOLINESS CHURCH
"The Church Where Everybody Is Somebody"
Bishop Lorenzo Hall., Pastor
Street Address: 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.
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"There's Always Something
Happening On The First Coast"
2006 the Year of Overflow
With the theme 2006 The Year of Overflow Paradise
Dream Investments, Inc. welcomed renowned moti-
vational speaker, best seller author Les Brown. The
event was a celebration of the investment group's 4th
Anniversary. Under the leadership of president/CEO
Jeremiah Jackson, Jr. and vice president Bryan
Holmes Paradise Dream Investment Club focuses on
Real Estate investment and began with training classes
for its members. With a mission to provide investment
skills that combine solid Real Estate training with
proven Biblical principles, bringing hope to those who
want to break the bonds of debt, ending job dependen-
cy and developing a mindset of entrepreneurship, the
membership has grown since its beginnings and train-
ing classes in Real Estate investments are held weekly.
The club is anticipating the ownership of its own facil-
ity to hold training classes and to sponsor other events.
Les Brown was at his best mesmerizing the audience
that included Congresswoman Corrine Brown
throughout his speech. He ,gave us the Five P's for
1. Personal empowerment (Take care of your health,
have 'just in case' money)
2. Power of association (Be with quality people)
3. Process (Have a plan to creating worth)
4. Personal Coaching (Have a life coach)
5. Passion to Serve (What turns you on).
There were door prizes galore including money and
Les Brown tapes and CD's. It was a delightful evening
and Mr. Brown plans to return to the First Coast for
Tennis Anyone, 2006?
This year's Annual Bausch & Lomb Tennis
Tournament at Amelia Island was truly for committed
tennis 'buffs' as the headliners were unknown to many
and of course neither of the Williams sisters were there
and that was disappointing. But for those of us who
enjoy the game no matter who is playing it was a great
week of relaxation, enjoying the game and the great
serenity of Amelia Island. It's a wonderful time to relax
and enjoy the game. And many did just that!
2006 Women In Business Awards"
Women Business Owners of North Florida hon-
ored Phyllis Lockwood Geiger, Founder and
Chairman of Peterbrooke Chocolatier with the 2006
Pioneer Award; C'arole Poindexter, President of Baker
Distributing Company with the 2006 Corporate Leader
Award; Trudy Hehn, Trudy's Hallmark Shop with the
Franchise of the Year Award and Cinda Sherman,
Arbus Magazine with the Entrepreneur of the Year
Award. Among the finalists for the Entrepreneur of the
Year Award was Mill Cove Golf Club co-owner Mrs.
Ruby Newman who stated" I was so pleased to be
considered among so many wonderful women business
owners." Taking time from her Disney Corp. position in
Orlando to attend the event with her Mom was lovely
and vivacious Ms. T.C. Newman.
We are so proud of Mrs. Newman and grateful for
the wonderful contributions she and her husband T.C.
Newman are giving to the First Coast.
Don't forget to let us know of your upcoming
events. Contact us at 904 766-8834; E-mail
socially@TheFloridaStar.com or you may reach me
directly at email@example.com, telephone (904) 285-9777
or fax (904) 285-7008.
See you in the paper!
Photos by J. Carl Davis, Sr
Bryan Holmes, Dr. Tywanna Estell, Les Brown and Jeremiah Jackson,
Les Brown with Coach Nathaniel Washington. Les Brown praised
Coach Washington for giving him his first speaking opportunity.
Providence Investment Club Audio Specialist Jay Williams speaks to Mrs. Bryan Holmes with young daughter.
audience as Mrs. Williams looks on.
Mrs. Jeremiah Jackson, Jr. with her daughter.
Former residents, traveling to the lFirst Coast trom Detroit, MI to
enjoy a weekend of tennis were the Jennings. (Photo by Betty Asque
Enjoying weekend tennis were Mesdames Twilla Sumner, Waycross,
GA; Dee Stokes, Darian, GA and Jacqueline Cobb, Waycrossi GA.
(Photo by Betty Asque Davis)
Annual Staffers at the Bausch & Lomb tournament Ms. Linda Hooper
and William Lewis took time to share the happenings of the week.
(Photo by Betty Asque Davis)
Florida Star reporter Mrs. Marsha Phelts and Mrs. Ruth Waters
McKay enjoying an afternoon of tennis. (Photo by Bethy Asque Davis)
Ms. Michelle Adams taking a break from Bausch &' Lomb
Championship match. (Photo by Betty Asque Davis)
Joining Tennis Against Breast Cancer CEO Ms. Maureen Rankine
were Valdosta State University Criminal Justice Junior Tomario
Causey and Little Ms. Cody Rankine. (Photo by Betty Asque Davis)
Mses. Donna Bailey, St. Mary's GA and Ruby Causey, Kingsland, GA
are annual attendees at the Baush & Lomb tournament.
(Photo by Betty Asque Davis)
From Barbados were Gregory Blackmon and Richard Knight. They
were excited about getting their pictures in the newspaper to send back
home. (Photo by Betty Asque Davis)
2006 Women Business Owners of North Florida Entrepreneur Finalist
Mrs. Ruby Newman, Co-Owner Mill Cove Golf Club is surrounded by
her friends and daughter at the recent Luncheon Celebration. (Photo by:
Betty Asque Davis) 1
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FSU Honor Student Presents Research On
Self-Identify Of African-American Women
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. --
Florida State University sen-
ior Chantel Peacock of
h e r
iiawi .:' tity at the
Peacock C o a s f
Conference (ACC) under-
graduate research sympo-
sium at Clemson University
"Meeting of the Minds:
Research Excellence," was
the very first meeting of the
12 ACC universities in this
type,of forum. Only 16 FSU
students were selected to
Peacock, who graduates
this fall, chose to study the
self-identity of African-
American women in litera-
ture for her honors thesis.
Her thesis, "Double
Consciousness and the
earned her a spot at two
research symposia this
month, including the
University of South
symposium April 19.
"I chose this topic
because I was inspired by
my directing professor, Dr.
Tomeiko Ashford, when I
was enrolled in a course that
she taught," said Peacock. "I
was inspired to explore the
complexity of self-identity
and the African-American
because this seemed to be a
topic that saturated many of
the works that I was reading
in her class."
works as Zora Neale
Hurston's "Their Eyes Were
Watching God." Haile
Gerima's "Sankofa" and
Octa\ia Butler's "Kindred"
into her research study,
Peacock noticed a reoccur-
ring theme she calls "double
consciousness," a term
coined by W.E.B. DuBois in
1903 in his book of
essa\s"The Souls of Black
that "particular African-
American females define
their self-identity in relation
to others and, in turn, lack a
connection to and self-con-
sciousness about a one 'true,'
individual identity," she
Peacock is one of only
two creative writing majors
from FSU who presented at
the ACC symposium and the
only creative -writing major
from FSU who presented at
the USF research sympo-
"It has been my good for-
tune to work with Chantel in
several capacities," said Dr.
Susan Wood, an English
education professor at FSU.
"she has just completed a
stellar semester in a course
about teaching American lit-
erature in high school, and
Chantel was the only under-
graduate enrolled. She is a
Peacock is the daughter
of Cynthia and Harold
Peacock of Miami Gardens
Trustees Rally In Support Of
School Of Nursing Building
DAYTONA BEACH, FLA The Bethune-Cookman
College Board of Trustees united in support of securing a
new home for the College's School of Nursing during their
sessions last week. President Trudie Kib`e Reed and Board
Treasurer, Mrs. Margaret J. McPhillips, pLiced challenges to
trustees to help raise needed funds when they each pledged
The momentum of this commitment grew when other
trustees added to this amount by a total of $-136,000 to
ensure that the College can meet the closing on the purchase
of a property along International Speedway Boulevard to
house the program.
Considered one of the Bethune-Cookman College
Signature Programs, the School of Nursing has been clois-
tered in a small two-story building adjacent to the Mary
McLeod Bethune Performing Arts Center for years.
Dean of the School of Nursing, Alma Yearwood Dixon
said "Currently, the College must turn down qualified nurs-
ing candidates because of inadequate classroom and labora-
tory space and quality placements for clinical learning expe-
There are o\er 200 students in the pipeline, so we sim-
ply must expand its enrollment capacity to begin to "catch
up" to the local and statewide demand.
According to the 2004 Accountability Report: Quality,
Productivity, Diversity, and Access, Bethune-Cookman
College enrolls the largest percentage (88%) of racial/ethni-
cal minority nursing students and produces 82% of the bach-
elor degrees awarded to racial and ethnic minority nurse
graduates of the twenty-eight Independent Colleges and
Universities of Florida (ICUF).
The School of Nursing building project is slated at a lit-
tle over $10;000,000 and includes the purchase of a three-
building, four-acre proper, the retrofitting of the property
with classrooms labs, faculty offices, a College Infirmary
and the development of a Nurse Managed Community Clinic
that employs an- integrated approach to community health
and focuses on implementing community-driven strategies.
to eliminate health disparities.
"With the ever-growing need for a larger and more.
diverse workforce of Baccalaureate level trained nurses, this
support could not have come at better time," stated President
Trudie Kibbe Reed". "I am thrilled and very humbled by the
support of our Trustees. These visionary leaders have done
what few will; that is to lead by example!" the President
and will graduate as an
Honors in the Major student.
Students who receive
this designation must com-
plete a thesis project in their
field of study, a process
modeled after graduate
school work, and they must
have and maintain at least a
3.2 grade point average.
Students who complete
the Honors in the Major pro-
gram are motivated and tal-
ented far beyond the aver-
age. Only about 120 FSU
students about 2 percent of
each graduating class -
achieve the Honors in the
Major designation, accord-
ing to Honors Program
Director Paul Cottle.
"More than half of these
students have work pub-
lished in the highest-quality
academic journals," Cottle
said. "An undergraduate
honors thesis is equivalent
to work at the graduate
level, and these students are
driven to want to be world-
Peacock said she eventu-
ally would like to become a
high-school English teacher,
and according to Dr. Wood,
Peacock has a bright future
as a professional educator.
"She is the ideal candi-
date for teaching high-
school English," Wood said.
S"She has an extraordinary
passion for all things related
to the study of the subject
and has remarkable compas-
sion for young adults."
Peacock is still deciding
which graduate school she
wants to attend. For more on
the ACC Symposium, visit:
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2006. (AP PHOTOIJim WAT-
The Rev. Al Sharpton, left
and the Rev. Jessie Jackson,
right; hold hands with Gina
SJones, the mother of Martin
Anderson who died in a Bay
County boot camp in
January as they march to the-
: Capitol demanding justice
Friday, April 21, 2006 in
Tallahassee, Fla. About 1,500
students marched with them
to protest how the state has
S handled the death of the 14-
S year-old black teenager who
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Cide rs" Conference on Pan-Africanism, May 5-6,
Knox College will present a series of speakers and
events in a conference, "Pan-African Dimensions in the 21st
Century," May 5 and 6 on the Knox campus in Galesburg,
Illinois. All the evefits are free and open to the public.
"Pan-Africanism covers a wide spectrum of cultural, his- '
_- torical, political, economic and geographic aspects," said
Edi, the conference organizer. "It links, not only regions i
Within Africa, but also the African diaspora. The history of
African-Americans can not be told \without linking it to
Following the opening are two sessions in the Lincoln
Room: at 6 p.m., Fnda\. Ma '5, "Hip-Hop Education and
Social Change: Are You Really Keepin' It Real?" \ ith Derek
Greenfield, professor of sociology at St. Augustine's:
S- College; and at 7 p.m., Friday'May 5, "Africans Unite: The
Struggle for Pan-Africanism in the Era of'Bling-Bling' and
Globalization." with author and activist Ewuare Osayande of
Philadelphia. Hip-hip artist Jeff Baraka, who performs in
Chicago under the name "O Type Star," will perform at 8
Sp.m., Friday, May 5 in the Gizmo, Seymour Union.
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Wal-Mart Forms Advisory Panel
To Promote Diversity
S" Wal-Mart Stores Inc., the world's largest retailer, on
Monday said it formed an employment practices advisory
panel to promote diversity and equal employment at the
company.The Bentonville, Ark.-based company has been
S facing criticism for some of its employment practices, and is
in the midst of fighting the nation's largest employment law-
suit. The suit alleges that 1.6 million current and former
women employees at Wal-Mart earned less than men and,: .
were bypassed for promotions.
So Wal-Mart said the panel will work with its senior man-
Sagement to enhance employment opportunities, and will
complement its office of diversity, which was established in
2003 According to recent Wal-Mart employment data for-,
2005, the company's U.S. work force, includes more than.
150,000 Hispanics, 225,000 African-Americans and 815,000
Women. The company said it named former Detroit mayor
Dennis Archer and civil rights activist Vilma Martinez as the
S. first two panel members.
Archer is chairman and chief executive of The Diversity
SNetwork and chairman of law firm Dickinson Wright, and
also was the first African-American president of the
SAmerican Bar Association, the company said. Martinez is a
S- partner at Los Angeles law firm Munger Tolles & Olson
mw LLP, and was president and general counsel for the Mexican
American Legal Defense and Education Fund for nine years.
Closing Arguments In South African's Trial
SJOHANNESBURG South Africa South Africa's most
Politically explosive trial since the end of apartheid neared a
conclusion Wednesday, with the prosecution describing as
"fanciful" an assertion by former Deputy President Jacob
Zuma that he had consensual sex with the woman who has .
low accused him of rape. Prosecutor Charin de Beer told the
Johannesburg High Court in closing arguments that the 31-
S year-old HIV-positive woman would never have agreed to
sex with Zuma because she regarded him as a father figure;
wasn't interested in him sexually because she is a lesbian;
and that she would have insisted on a condom, which was
S* "It is clear that she was raped," de Beer said.
Zuma denies the charge, saying it was part of a plot to
destroy his lingering hopes of becoming president when
Thabo Mbeki leaves office in 2009. But de Beer said no evi-
dence was submitted to back this up.
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On Earth Day 2006, 36 volunteers participated in the Earth Day Coastal Clean Up, col-
lecting 86 bags of trash and one boat trailer along a 2-mile stretch of highway along
Hecksher Drive. The volunteers, consisting of American Express employees, commu-
nity. and Nature Conservancy members, cleaned the Alimacani Boat Ramp, portions
of Little Talbot Island and The Nature Conservancy's Machaba Balu Preserve. The
estimated weight of all the trash was 255 Ibs. The Earth Day Coastal Clean Up was a
partnership with the City of Jacksonville, State Parks and The Nature Conservancy.
(PHOTO BY BERYL COMVALIUS-HOKSTAM)
Jacksonville Parents Respond
To Scholarship Threat
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. Local parents and a school choice advocacy group have
inlu launched a radio advertising campaign
: urging State Senator Tony Hill (D-
Jacksonville) to support a bill that
would provide constitutional protec-
*2:..-. .tion for state funded scholarship pro-
,.-.. grams threatened by a recent Florida
"- Supreme Court decision.
To protect the remaining state fund-
Sed scholarships, concerned local par-
S'"'ents have been encouraging their elect-
ed officials to support legislation that
". would put the issue on the November
ballot for voters to decide. If approved
by voters, the measure would create a
71 constitutional amendment protecting
i state funded scholarships from pre-k
'":. : : I through college. In February, one
S: thousand Jacksonville-area students,
parents and school administrators trav-
eled to Tallahassee to demonstrate
S-- their support for the scholarships and
ask their'legislators to protect the pro-
Sen. Tony 'Hill receives a hug from a grams.
Jacksonville parent during a visit to his They were joined at the Capitol by
Tallahassee office in February. nearly 3,000 other scholarship support-
ers from across the state.
Since February. parents around the city have been calling and writing letters to
their legislators and 100 have contributed to a radio ad campaign running on WZAZ-
AM, WSOL-FM and WCGL-AM that asks Tony Hill to support the bill. Also sup-
porting the ad campaign is the Florida Committee for Educational Freedom, a non-
profit group that supports school choice for low-income parents.
Two of the scholarship programs at risk, McKay Scholarships for Students with
Disabilities and Corporate Tax Credit Scholarships for low-income students, serve
over 2,600 children in Hill's district. One parent featured in an ad, Arlene Bethel,
talks about how a Corporate Tax Credit Scholarship helped her children. "The schol-
arship literally saved their lives. They now make good grades, contribute to their
community and plan for the future."
There are 52 schools in Hill's district that serve children on these two programs
alone. One of them, The Potter's House Christian Academy, serves almost 300 chil-
dren on the progranis-\vhich is why Bishop Vaughn McLauhglin, senior pastor of
The Potter's House, agreed to appear in an ad. "These programs are essential for bol-
stering our community. School choice empowers parents and students to achieve
In January, the Florida Supreme Court declared Opportunity Scholarships uncon-
stitutional. Opportunity Scholarships were available to children who were assigned
to public schools that.earned two "F" grades in any four-year period.
'The scholarships allowed parents of these children to receive state funds to pay
tuition at the private school of the parent's choice. Over 90% of the children on this
program were minorities. The court ruled that the scholarships violated the state's
obligation to create a uniform public school system, and ordered the children back
tb public schools.
The Supreme Court ruling, and previous ruling by an Appeals Court regarding
the use of funds at faith based schools, threatens several other state funded scholar-
ship programs, including the McKay Scholarships for Students with Disabilities and
the Corporate Tax Credit Scholarship Program for low income children. Twenty
eight percent of the McKa1 scholarship recipients are African American, as are 42%
of the recipients of Corporate Tax Credit scholarships.
The appeals court: ruling also threatens other popular education programs.
Currently, parents using the new state funded pre-k program may use the grants at
faith-based institutions. College students may use Bright Futures scholarships and
Florida Resident Access Grants at faith based colleges such as Bethune-Cookman
College, Edward Waters College and Florida Memorial College.
The legislature will likely vote on the proposed amendment during the final'week
of the session, which ends May 5th.
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Arrests continued from A-]
that she did not pick up their baby Tuesday morning. Ykeisha's ex-boyfriend, and
baby's daddy is Bryant Raynard Payne. He is 36-years-old.
On Thursday, it was reported that a 34-year-old female, who turned out to be
Patricia Dianne Butler was headed to Barnhill's around lunch time with her aunt
when a tall man approached them, grabbed Butler by the arm, while her aunt kept
walking, ordering her to "come with me." The alleged kidnapper was Waymon
Thompson and they drove away.
According to records, Thompson turned himself in about six hours later. He was
then charged with aggravated assault as well as kidnapping. Butler was unharmed.
After Thompson was arrested, Robinson's ex-boyfriend, Bryant Payne was arrest-
ed on a murder charge. According to records, Thompson advised officers that he
kidnapped Butler for information because he had seen Robinson arrive at Payne's
house that morning around 8:00 a.m. Thompson.said that Robinson's body was
placed in Payne's car trunk.
With this information, the officers began to question Butler who acknowledged
that she was told that Robinson had been strangled and that her body had been
placed in the trunk of Payne's car. In addition, she advised the officers that
Robinson's body had already been buried and that her car was hidden near U. S. 301
off Normandy Boulevard.
Records show that Robinson had been strangled and buried. Both Payne and
Butler were arrested and charged.
Stabbings continued from A-i
There were people yelling Officer was told that Ivan stabbed Shalimar several
times in the chest. When a witness went to break them up, Ivan was on top of
Shalimar and they rolled over and Shalimar was pulled off Ivan.
When questioned, the suspect admitted to stabbing the victim in an effort to pro-
tect himself. According to Ivan, he owed the victim money for drugs. Ivan was
arrested and Shalimar, according to the hospital, had a collapsed lung and was in
serious but stable condition.
Earlier in the week, an investigation was being conducted concerning an aggra-
vated battery (stab to the chest-life threatening injuries). The victim had described
the suspect'and less than 5 minutes after the incident a suspect was seen matching
the description. When the subject (Maurice Dewayne Griffin, 20) was contacted,
according to the police report, he became aggressive so, when he came within 6
inches of the marked units, the officer said he was taken into custody and while
being handcuffed, the officer said the suspect said he was being harassed only
because he was black. The suspect then told the officer that he was only walking
back to the store to get cigarettes. Earlier, he advised the officer that he was com-
ing back to "check on his.boy."
NEWS IN BRIEF
Hospice Helping Families Of Murdered
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. --The Community Hospice of Northeast Florida has been
awarded a $70,203 Victims of Crime Act grant in support of the Homicide Survivors
Program, a pilot project to be conducted at the Duval County Medical Examiners
Office that will provide grief and loss services to survivors of homicide w\ho reside
in the 4th Judicial Circuit (Duval, Nassau and Clay Counties).
SThe goal of this project is to, assist homicide survivors as they confront the
unique difficulties following the murder of a loved one. The project, funded through
the Office of the Attorney General, \ ill provide a Community Hospice crisis serv-
ices specialist to the Duval County Medical Examiner's Office, located at 2100
'Jefferson Street, who will:
prepare.and accompany survivors to body identification .and provide emo-
assist with filing for Victim Compensation (financial assistant for victims of
me and their survivors);
provide on-site crisis grief counseling;
maintain contact with survivors for a minimum of 13 months post-death;
offer individual and group therapy;
assist with anticipatory grief for families who arrive at the hospital when the
crime victim is not expected to live; anid encourage participation of children ages 6
to 16 in homicide survivor camps through Community Hospice's Camp Healing
New Drug May Prevent Breast Cancer
It has been reported by the National Cancer Institute that a newer drug prevents
breast cancer in older, high-risk women the same as tamoxifen, but with fe%\er side
effects: The drug is called raloxifene and is already sold to treat bone-thinning
TB Cases continued from A-1
lungs, they may experience cough, chest pain and/or coughing up blood. Other
symptoms depend on the particular part of the body that is affected.
Even tough \ve don't hear much about it, there are an estimated 10 to 15 million
people in the U. S. who are infected with the TB germ, and the potential to develop.
TB disease in the future.
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Extends Scholarship For One To get A Doctorate Degree,
Provides Full 4-Year Scholarship For Male Graduate
Jokera Shanique McNeil, a Business Administration major at Florida A&M University (second from right),
received her scholarship four years ago. She will be graduating in May and her GPA is 3.223. She is
shown receiving recognition from Most Worshipful Grand Master Reverend Dr. Michael R. Moore 33"
(right). (PHOTO BY FRANK POWELL, SR.
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Darnell A. Johnson II of Tallahassee (left) receives the C. H. Henry Scholarship, a four-year scholarship
from Grand Master Moore 33'. Darnell will be graduating from high school where he has maintained
the required 3.2 GPA. Darnell has decided to attend Florida A & M University where he will major in civil
engineering. (PHOTO BY FRANK POWELL
No one said it would be easy but when one looks at these three students, it is easy to love and encourage them.
Charles T. Maxwell's pride was very obvious as he presented plaques as chairman of the Education Committee
from the Grand Lodge.
Jokera Shanique McNeil is a Business Administration major at Florida A&M University. When she received
her scholarship four years ago, she was advised that the organization requires her to keep a 3.0 average. Jokera'
SG will be graduating in May and her GPA is 3.223.
Standing next to her father, she explained that her undergraduate college days were over, and so was the tuiti-
tion fees so, she is in the market to work. Her desire is to find work in the Tampa/St. Petersburg area.
Corrine Denise Edwards has been at Florida A & M University for four years, utilizing the 4-year scholarship
Scholarships continued on B-4
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The Florida Star/Prep Rap
phone call change your
life? Most young people
believe it can. A recent
survey survey of 14-to-24-
year-olds found 80 percent
had received a call that
made a big difference.
A call from a friend or
family member announc-
ing a visit or a move to a
respondent's city topped
the list of special occa-
sions at 67 percent. A
phone call about getting a
job ranked a close second
at 65 percent. By contrast,
"you've won" types of
phone calls ranked at the
bottom of the list.
The study also revealed
that nearly half of today's.
youth have personally
received a phone call
about social events and
dating that changed their
lives in a positive way
An invitation to a
party where they met their
Someone they just
met asking them out on a
date (46 percent);
An invitation to a
prom or dance (45 per-
Who do people call'
after getting good news on
said news of the "pivotal
moment" call was shared
first with parents and
tended to share news with
their spouses first. The
survey was conducted by
MRSI on behalf of Boost
Mobile, a lifestyle-based
that develops and distrib-
utes wireless communica-
tions products for the
Prompted in part by the
nationwide study results,
the company launched a
new advertising campaign
designed to showcase piv-
otal moments when a
phone call, or more specif-
ically a Boost Walkie-
Talkie call, results in a
that takes young people to
a higher level.
The campaign show-
cases two celebrity icons,
(Fat Joe and Eve) who are
at the top of their respec-
It applies some creative
license to show how a
walkie-talkie call was a
pivotal moment in their
lives and their successes.
Additional survey find-
More females than
males claim to have
received a positive pivotal
moment call; most notably
for getting a job and hav-
ing a close friend or fami-
ly member visit or move to
Males rank making a
sports team among the top
four positive personal piv-
otal moment calls. This is
ranked eighth among
More males than
females felt an increased
sense of confidence as the
result of the call.
Being accepted into
college or winning a
scholarship via a phone
call ranks within the top
three moments for 18 to
For more information
v i s i t
According to a recent
survey, most young people
have had life-altering good
news by telephone.
Eight Randolph Students earn Paid CSX Summer
Internships, Four Awarded $500 Scholarships
Fla.--Eight students from
A. Phillip Randolph
Academies of technology
will earn about $5,000
each this summer when
they participate in paid
internships provided by
CSX Corporation. Four of
the students also have
been awarded $500 schol-
arships through the-same
The internships place
students ina variety of
(IT positions at the
The students will make
use of their knowledge and
skills in networking, PC
support and applications
Several of the students
already have earned
CompTIA industry certifi-
cations through their stud-
ies at Randolph.
The student interns are:
Jeremy Miller, Michael
Reed, Sean Murphy,
Malissa Newton,, Tanisha
Hendricks, Jason Crane,
and John Spaulding.
Students were awarded
the internships on the basis
of presentation projects on
the topic: "Identify the
technology trends of the
past, present and future
and how you see yourself
fitting in to the future of
To be considered for
the $500 scholarship, four
of the students also made
individual presentations to
a panel of CSX staff,
Randolph IT instructors
and other school district
was offered initially,
judges were so impressed
by the presentations that
they decided to award
scholarships to all four
Witkowski, Michael reed,
Sean Murphy and Jeremy
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Snoop Dogg Out on Bail
After Airport Fracas
Rapper Snoop Dogg and five associates were arrested after a fracas at Heathrow Airport that injured seven police officers, British media report-
ed Thursday April 27, 2006. Snoop was released on bail Thursday after a fracas at London's Heathrow Airport that injured seven police officers,
his lawyers said. The rap star was driven away from the airport station, police said, while speaking on condition of anonymity in line with depart-
ment policy. They did not give details of five other men arrested with him.
"Snoop has been released on bail," said his attorney, Peter Binning. "He will return at a later date." Binning said the rap star was released with-
out charge and would leave the country to honor concert commitments in South Africa. He said he has not be charged with any offense. He declined
to reveal the amount of money posted for his bail. Police did not immediately comment on details of the release of the rapper.
Trouble began late Wednesday when members of the star's entourage were denied entry into British Airways' first class lounge. A disturbance
involving 30 people followed, London's Metropolitan Police said. When police told the group that they would not be allowed to board their flight,
"a number of the group became abusive and pushed officers," a police spokeswoman said on the force's customary condition of anonymity.
The six men were arrested on charges of "violent disorder and affray" -- or creating a brawl or disturbance -- and spent the night at London
police stations. Police said all those arrested were U.S. citizens in their 30s. Seven officers received cuts, bruises and other minor injuries, the force
said. The rapper and his party were denied entry into the lounge because some of the entourage was flying first class, while other members of the
party were flying economy class, said Richard Goodfellow, a spokesman for British Airways, which runs the lounge.
"They became very rude and abusive to our staff and we took the decision to offload the party and refuse them travel," Goodfellow said. "That
sort of behavior will not be tolerated." British Airways said they have sent letters to the rapper and his party telling them that they are banned from
all future travel on the airline, the spokesman added.
Snoop Dogg -- real name Calvin Broadus, 34 -- had been due to perform in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Thursday. The concert he was set
to give Thursday will be rescheduled but others set for the weekend will go on as planned, Binning said.
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awarded her by the Free and
Accepted Masons, Prince
Hall Affiliated. During her
tenure at FAMU, she has
maintained the required B
average as a pharmacy
Corrine has maintained
Sa 3.5 average and wishes to
continue her education with
a PhD in pharmacy, requir-
S ing an additional two years
Phlsi of classroom activities.
'Wt When the lodge heard her
iPl plight, Grand Master Moore
S. .. awarded her the plaque and
SI then announced that her
Tuition will be continued
n,., | .. ..' another two years. Thejoy
p -- ..... I Corrine and her mother dis-
played with that news was
felt throughout the hall
Corrine Denise Edwards Second from right) receives recognition from Grand Master Moore 330 (right). She felt throughout the hall.
has been at Florida A & M University for four years, utilizing the 4-year scholarship from the Free and Darnell A. Johnson II of
Accepted Masons, Prince Hall Affiliated. (PHOTO BY FRANK POWELL) Tallahassee is one of few
males to be awarded a
scholarship. A resident of Tallahassee, Darnell will be graduating from high school where he has maintained the required 3.2 GPA. Darnell has
decided to attend Florida A & M University where he will major in civil engineering. The C. H. Henry Scholarship is a four-year scholarship and
Darnell made the brothers and sisters of the lodge know that he plans to get a degree beyond the bachelor level.
Attorney Willie E. Gary Challenges 2,400
Students To Strive For Academic Excellence
STUART,FL--Willie E. Gary, prominent trial attorney and chairman of the Black Family Channel, recently addressed the entire student. body at
Palm Beach Lakes High School in West Palm Beach,
FL, in an effort to motivate them to strive for academic
Gary addressed 2,400 students, faculty and staff to
emphasize the importance of working hard in school
and dreaming big dreams.
Gary spoke of his struggles growing up as a poor r.
migrant worker and the integral role education played
in his success. In addition, he challenged the children
to pursue their educational goals despite obstacles.
Positive energy filled the air as the audience listened ..r
to gary's life story and his words of encouragement.
gary spoke about how important education is in achiev-
ing success, and why it is imperative for.each student to
work hard in school and obey their teachers and par-
ents. Gary spent time with the high school students
after the event, posing for photos, signing autographs
and answering questions.
"These young people have important decisions to .
make about their future. My intention was to motivate
them to make good decisions and to believe in them-
selves," said Gary. "Hopefully, my story and my life Attorney Willie E. Gary (center), poses for a photo with (left to right) Palm Beach
touched the lives of these boys and girls and inspired Lakes High School Principal Nate Collins, Career Specialist Loretta Barnes, Palm
them to finish high school and continue on to college. Beach Lakes Student Council members, and his son Kenneth Gary, President and
them to finish high school and continue on to college. CEO of the Gary Foundation.
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By K. Mischell Glenn
Adrienne's Dance & Baton Company
Celebrated their 15th annual recital Sunday, April
23 at the Times Unions Performing Arts Center. It
was a cool clear evening when out of nowhere 4
white, stretch Hummer limousines pulled up to the
Times Union Center. The crowd was excited the
moment they were waiting for was finally here.
The red carpet, the balloons, the cameras, the
crowd and Mrs. Dawn Lopez who served as the
announcer and mistress of ceremony for the
evening, set the stage for what would go down as
one of the most revered recitals in dance history.
As the students and staff of ADBC got out the lim-
ousines and made their way down the runway their
fans cheered and held up banners as their stars
names were called. It was truly an amazing event.
This years' recital theme was "The Stars
Return." The opening number featured former stu-
dents of ADBC who had returned to salute their
mentor and friend Mrs. Adrienne Martin Ravnell,
affectionately known as Ms. Adrienne. Mrs.
Ravenell is the Artistic Director and owner of
Adrienne's Dance & Baton Company,
Jacksonville's oldest African American owned
Artistic Director and owner Adrienne Maitin Ravnell performs a breath-
Five year student Dzestinee! Bland makes her way out of the limousine-and down the
red carpet as her cousin Shaunese' Criswell snaps her picture.
=riends and young fans of 5 year student Dzestinee' Bland
pose ,with her after the recital (I to r )Sala
Zimmerman, Dzestinee' Bland, Ivonna Hampton,llonna
Hampton, Shaunese' Criswell and Niles Bland Jr.
"Having received one of the most valuable gifts a girl can receive (dance lessons) and coming from a family of majorettes," says Mrs.
Ravnell she had no choice but to choose this path. She has 90 students ranging from ages 3-adult. Her adult classes consist of ladies
ages 25-55. Adrienne states that her goal is to teach and enhance the skills the girls possess in a positive way, which will help build char-
acter, self-esteem, self respect, respect for others and above all to instill in them that with prayer and God all things are possible.
When asked what advice or words of encouragement she could give someone who is interested in starting their own business she
states, "Always pray and keep God first, treat your customers the way you want to be treated, don't' mix friendship with business and
know that coming together is the beginning, making it work is progress and keeping it together is success. If you are interested in addi-
tional information about the studio and the classes that are offered please call (904)766-3339.
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136th Annual Grand Lodge Communication Brings Together 3,000 In.Jacksonville
Members of the Most Incorporated displayed a The Lodge opened its in the newly restored and members of the eachthatGodistrulyanaw-
Worshi ful Union Grand very successful 136th events with a Gospel fest on Temple that was originally Masonic family reminding Grand Lodge continued C3
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Prince Hall Affiliated,
Florida & Belize, Central
Annual Grand Lodge
Jacksonville, april 21-24,
2006, led by Rev. Dr.
Michael R. Moore, 33 Most
Worshipful Grand Master.
Friday .night. All of the
business meetings were held
built in 1913..
Dr. Moore greeted guest
The Most Worshipful Grand Master Rev. Dr. Michael
Moore 33" receives check for $31,000 for the building
fund from Grand Worthy Matron, Mildred A. Smith and
Mr. William Cure from the Eastern Stars. (PHOTO BY FRANK
Deputy Bishop Lorenzo Hall 32* (left) and Jacksonville
City Councilwoman Pat Lockett Felder bringing greet-
ings from the City of Jacksonville. (PHOTO BY FRANK POWELL)
Grand Master Moore receives check for $15,000 from the
Heroines of Jericho, by Grand Most Ancient Matron
Patricia A. Stafford and Deputy Bishop Lorenzo Hall.
The Heroines of Jericho's Charter was reissued on April 27, 2006.
Greetings were presented by Clara McLaughlin (left),
EditorlPublisher of The Florida Star; Phyllis Bell-Davis,
Vice President of Marketing And Communications at
Edward Waters College (center); and Robert Stanford,
Benefit Consultant, WellCare. (PHOTO BY FRANK POWELL)
A view of the restored 5th Floor Meeting Room.(PHOTO BY
The Grand Master presenting
for(PHOTO BY FRANK POWELL)
a plaque to Brother
The newly chartered Deputy Johnny King Lodge #767 of
Miami. (PHOTO BY FRANK POWELL)
Past and present Grand Masters including Florida,
Georgia, Texas and Nebraska. Seated are M.Ex. Dr.
Johnny McCray, General Grand High Priest, General
Conference Grand Chapters, Holy Royal Arch Masons
U.S.A. & Bahamas, Inc. PHA and Mrs. Moore.(PHOTOBY
The newly chartered Deputy Lorenzo Hall Lodge #458 of
Jacksonville. (PHOTO BY FRANK POWELL)
The Grand Master greets his Masonic brothers as he
enters the Memorial Service. (PHOTO BY FRANK POWELL)
The Grand Master presented red roses to the ladies.
(PHOTO BY FRANK POWELL)
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an. Whether he's hiking his
pants up to imitate an old man
or contorting his face to show
the effects of Novocain after a
visit to the dentist, he has a
point to make about how truth-
ful comedy can be concerning
SMany African-American come-
dians of his generation have
Idolized the outrageous, X-rated humor of Richard
Pryor. Arnez J, however, mined his physical comedy
from the politely clean, physical antics of Carol
Burnett, Flip Wilson and Red Skelton.
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Sat May 06, 2006 7:00
Sat May 06, 2006 9:00
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depending on seat selection.
Ticket prices for Friday & Saturday range from $23-
$28 depending on seat selection.
He played Uncle Elroy on
"Next Friday" & "Friday Aftei
Next". You've also seen DC
Curry on HBO, BET and
Comedy Central. He was
named Black Entertainment
Television's comedian of the
year In 1996. Curry has also
starred in ABC's sitcom
"Grace Under Fire".
Thu May 25, 2006 8:00 P.M.
Fri May 26, 2006 8:00 P.M.
Fri May 26, 2006 10:00 P.M.
Sat May 27. 2006 8:00 P.M.
Sat May 27, 2006 10:00 P.M.
Sun May 28, 2006 8:00 P.M.
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depending on seat selection.
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depending on seat selection.
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Dear Deanna! ".
My pastor, who happens to be my husband's best friend, has ';.
wrecked our church. He divorced his wife and a year later,.
married his wife's first cousin. Half the church doesn't care
and others are trying to fire him. It wouldn't be so bad but "
the pastor has children who now have to deal with their aunt ,
becoming their stepmother. I don't support this but I'm
forced to choose sides because of my husband's friendship
with him. What do I do?- *"
Praying For Peace (Paoli, PA)
Jessie Jackson went half on a baby but he claimed to be a preacher nan not a saint. If
the pastor was legally divorced then he's privy to marry a cousin, a chair or a cardboard
box. Yes it looks strange and there may be more to the story such as why he got divorced
and did the cousin play a part, As a Christian wife, you're committed to support your
husband and avoid getting caught up, in drama with the hell raising members of the
church. If your pastor is not fornicating and can still deliver the Word, then get over it
and keep it moving.
I'm a confessed womanizer with many dates and don't plan to change. I feel I should
be given a pat on the back for being honest about who I really am. Instead, people call
me a dog, they call me a player and women are upset when things don't go their way.
Why do the honest guys have a hard time when the liars are on easy street?
Dwayne P. (Memphis, TN)
You're a fool with commitment issues and slim respect for women. Your behavior is not
responsible and is nothing to brag about. When it comes to love, life and relationships,
there is no honesty among cheaters, no points for players and no high fives for infideli-
ty. A liar is only on easy street until-they are revealed and then all heck breaks lose-and
they truly deserve it. Do yourself a favor and get a new game because this one is weak.
I'm afraid my little sister is going to slip and make a bad decision on graduation night.
Our family has done a great job teaching her that true love waits. Her boyfriend has
pressured her all year long and we think she's getting weak and may give in. What can
I do to prevent her from losing her virginity without disrespecting her as.an adult?
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have a special celebration with her friends and loved ones and hope for the best.
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APRIL 29, 2006
"Give Me A Break!" Seven Types of Marriage Separations and How
to Choose the One that's Right for You
(FeatureSource) When the feelings of appreciation and love languish, or
your mate-in-mid-life crisis starts buying tiny sports cars and spends more
time with friends or at the office than with you, divorce may seem like the only
option. It's not.
Managed separation offers a viable alternative to divorce and increases the
chances of keeping your marriage and family intact. But choosing the right
type of separation is critical.
"Deciding upon the type of separation you will be working on helps to
define and clarify expectations and responsibilities," says Robert J.
Buchicchio, author of "Taking Space: How to Use Separation to Explore the
Future of Your Relationship" (CharLer Publishing, www.TakingSpace.com).
One of the first counselors in the United States to develop a 10 step prob-
lem solving guide to help couples manage periods of both short and long-term
separation, Buchicchio has spent over thirty five years in relationship, mar-
riage, and divorce counseling, and has helped hundreds of couples sort
According to Buchicchio, separation falls into two basic categories:
Physical and Psychological.
Physical separation usually involves some kind of moving apart and can
take on many different forms including:
In-House: Partners remain in the same house with more space.
Brief separations: Partners remain in the same house but plan to spend
Trial: One partner moves out for a specific period of time.
Predivorce: At least one partner physically separates with the intention of
ending the relationship.
Psychological separation allows you to gain some mental distance and caft
Individual psychological separation: One person focuses on growth and
development of self.
S- Therapeutic (relationship) separation: Both partners focus oi self-growth
and changing damaging patterns in relationship.
In selecting what type of separation is right for you, you may find that you
start with one type and then decide to move into another. There is nothing
wrong with this.
The way you choose to separate will'be unique to your situation. Be cre-
ative. See what works best and make the most of this valuable opportunity to
look atyour self and learn from the time apart.
Think it's time for a "time-out"? Get "10 Tips to Manage Your Separation
from a Spouse Effectively" at www.TakingSpace.com.
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Grandmaster Moore recognizes Deputy Grand Masters that are retiring. LEFT FRAME: Deputy Grand Master Warren Davis (right).
Moses White (right): RIGHT FRAME Standing in for Deputy Grand Master Junious Barber is Louis Thurston. (PHOTOS BY FRANK POWELL)
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The Second Missionary Baptist Church choir performs
during the Memorial Service held at the church. (PHOTO
BY FRANK POWELL)
Guests enjoy the festivities during the Grand Master's
banquet at the Hyatt Regency. (PHOTO BY FRANK POWELL)
Grand Master Moore addresses attendees during a ses-
sion in the newly renovated Masonic Temple. (PHOTO BY
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some God as he has looked beyond our faults in the past and
met everyone of our needs.
He continued by stating that the organization is so won-
drously blessed to be in the season of our risen Savior with
the ability to "meet in the home of our Grand East for the
136th Annual Grand Communications."
Attending the Communications was the only Florida Past
Grand Master, Most Worshipful Henry Simmons, 33", the
12th Most Worshipful Grand Master of Florida, Most excel-
lent Dr. Johnny McCray, General Grand High Priest, gener-
al Conference Grand Chapters Holy Royal Arch Masons
USA & Bahamas, as well as the past and present Grand
Masters from Florida.
The Grand Masters from Texas and Nebraska also joined
in praises with the Florida & Belize, Central America and
the Virgin Island Masonic members.
The Grand Master's Banquet was awesome with about
2,000 in attendance at the Hyatt Regency.
All activities ended Friday for this annual event with
much learned, many praises for God and the organization.
.nnroncemnents. meetings. happenings. and conmunuitr events
scheduled in Jacksonville and the surrounding area.
COMMUNITY APPRECIATION DAY IN MEMORY
OF "DR. BOB"-Winn-Dixie will host the 10th Annual
Community Appreciation Day in Memory of Dr. Robert
Brown on Saturday, April 29, 10:00 a.m.-l:00 p.m. at the
store located at 5250 Moncrief Rd. (at Soutel Drive). T\wo
high school students--one from Raines and one from
Ribault-- \ill receive $1,000 scholarships. Musical enter-
tainment features CoCo and The Chosen Ones gospel
singers. Drawings for prizes will be held even 15 minutes.
HEALTH FAIR-Volunteers in NMedicine-Jackson\ille, a
free medical clinic in downtown that serves the working
uninsured, \1ill host a Health Fair on may 5, 2006 from
10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. in hemming Plaza directly across from
Citr hall. The health Fair will be held during Cover the
Uninsured Week (May I-May 7). a week of national effort
to raise awareness of the uninsured in America. Free health
screenings (cholesterol. glucose. blood pressure as \well as
vision and glaucoma screenings will be provided.
Participating organizations include Volunteers In medicine.
St. Vincent's Mobile Health. Vision Is Priceless. American
Red Cross Florida Kidcare.'Healthy Start. WE CARE. I.M.
Sulzbacher. and Together Rx Access.
STANTON GALA PLANNING NIEETING-Current
class leaders of Old Stanton. Stanton Vocational. Ne\\
Stanton and Faculty and Staff of that era will meet Monday.
May 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the conference. Second Floor of
Bethel Baptist Institutional Church (First Street entrance).
The meeting is being held to discuss plans for the first
"Annual gala". For more information contact Kenneth
Reddick at 764-8795.
FREE GUN LOCK GIVEAWA.-Project ChildSafe
SPCS) begins its safety education tour on Tuesday. April 25.
A Firearm Safety Education and Free Gun Lock Giveavwa
%%ill be held Frda.. April 28-Sunda,. April 30. 2006 112:00
p.m.-6:00 p.m.) at Dick's Sporting Goods. 10390 Midtown
Parkl\ay in Jackson' ille. Participants \\ ill ha\e a chance to
interact \vith their local law enforcement and get a free gun-
lock along \with educational brochures, children's safety
pledges, badges and bookmarks. Florida children are
encouraged to take the PCS Pledge. The signed pledge is
meant to be presented to parents b) children to show their
commitment to be safe around firearms.
CAMP CnUMMER-Immerse \our child in art for one week
of learning and FUN! We ~ill draw, paint. \work \with clay.
explore the galleries and gardens, create an edition of prints.
enjoy music and so much more! Five. one-week sessions are
offered. You maN sign your child up for one session only.
Full payment is required for registration and is non-refund-
able. Space is limited do not delay your registration! The
program is in operation Mlonday through Friday. 9:00 a.m. -
3:30 p.m.: Ages: Children entering grades 1 through 6.
Session I: June 5 9
Session II: June 12 16
Session III: June 19- 23
Session IV: June 26 30
Session V: July 10- 14
A GOSPEL-INFUSED MUSICAL-Stage Aurora
Theatrical Company, a not-for-profit organization dedicated
to providing people of color an opportunity to grow, share,
and exhibit their talents, will present crownsNS" a siand-
up-and-testitf gospel musical written b\ Regina Taylor.
T\velve weekend performances will take place in the
Ezekiel Bryant Xuditorium IFCCJ North Campus) starting
FridaN, April 28 and ending May 14. Show times are on
Friday at 8 p.m.. Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sundays at
3 p.m. Tickets are available for purchase online at
w,-wv.stageaurora.org or b. calling the box office at 765-
Free Prostate Screening Scheduled
At St. Vincent's Family Medicine Center g .
St. Vincent's cancer
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Blacks in Energy (AABE) Hosts 4th Annual
Scholarship Golf Outing
On Friday, May 12, the
Atlanta Chapter' of' the
American Association of
Blacks in Energy (AABE).
will host its annual James K.
Davis Scholarship Golf
Outing that benefits high
school students planning to
pursue a career in the energy
Industry. This is the associa-
tion's fourth year hosting the
S This year's tournament
will be held at the Summer
Grove Golf Club, 353
I Summer Grove Parkway in
Registration begins at 8 a.m.
and a 9:30 a.m. shotgun start
will signal the start of the
Proceeds from the tour-
nament benefit the James K.
Davis Scholarship Fund.
Davis, a retired Georgia
Power executive and long-
time member ofAABE, died
on December 12, 2005.
The Atlanta Chapter of
AABE was.founded in 1982
by Davis who retired from
.. Georgia Power in 2003 after
31 years of service. He
joined the company in 1972
as a minority recruiter and
worked in human resources,
community and economic
development and corporate
Throughout his career,
he was \\ell-kno\\n for
with community leaders,
groups and ordinary people,
often asking them to under-
stand Georgia Power's
issues and carry forth its
"Jim was a staunch sup-
porter of higher education
and sought ways for young
people to achieve their aca-
demic goals," said Chris
Womack, Georgia Power's
executive vice president of
external affairs. "The schol-
arship named in honor of
Davis supports his stand on
education by providing
deserving metro Atlanta
high school students with
financial assistance to pur-
sue advanced degrees that
will lead to careers in the
Registration fees for the
golf outing are $125 per per-
son and $500 per team (four
members). For more details
or to register, please call
Tangela Martin at 404-608-
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Jaguars May Take Linebacker With First Pick In Draft
Last season, the
Jacksonville Jaguars won
eight of their last nine
games, taking advantage of
a relatively weak schedule,
and returned to the playoffs
for the first time since 1999.
They finished the season at
QB Byron Leftwich and
RB Fred Taylor each missed
five games with injuries, but
they returned for the first
round of the playoffs, a 28-3
loss at New England.
.Jacksonville hopes to
improves its outlook for the
2006 with a successful draft
on Saturday, April 29.
THEY NEED: LB, TE,
OL. The Jags lost OLB Akin
Ayodele to Dallas, making
the position a priority
despite ongoing talks with
high-priced free agent-LaVar
They paid TE Kyle
Brady a $400,000 roster
S bonus last month, but the
34-year-old player is in the
final year of his contract.
They addressed concerns
at offensive tackle by sign-
ing Mike Williams and
Stockar McDougle, former
first-round picks who failed
to meet expectations, but
could still use line help.
THEY DON'T NEED:
WR, QB, DL. After drafting
receivers in the first round
the last two years (Reggie
Williams in 2004, Matt
Jones in 2005), it's a safe bet
the Jags will avoid the posi-
Although Leftwich has
been injury prone, David
Garrard has proven to be a
capable backup. The team
has its most talent along the
defensive line with Marcus
Stroud, John Henderson,
Reggie Hayward, Paul
Spicer and Rob Meier.
A large hole at outside
linebacker makes it easy to
imagine what direction the
Jaguars will go in this draft.
They have taken an offen-
sive player with their first
pick and two of their first
three picks in each of the
past three drafts.
'' ^28th, the
; Jaguars are
Z: ing that
C h a d
Leon falls all the
but he is
be able to fill in competently
as a rookie.
Also in the mix could be
Thomas Howard or Ernie
Sims if they want to empha-
size athleticism, or DeMeco
Ryans if they want an intelli-
gent player sure to con-
Do not rule out the possi-
bility of Jacksonville going
after Miami linebacker Leon
mock draft has Greenway
going before the Jaguars
pick and projects them tak-
ing Nick Mangold, a center
out of Ohio St.
A talented center would
be a great addition 'to the
Jaguars, but their propensity
to draft linenien in the sec-
ond and third rounds leads
observers to believe they
will follow that model again
No mock draft or pub-,
lished report indicates the
Jaguars are interested in
upgrading their running
The Jaguars may insert
another mid-round talent to
add to the glut of Greg
Jones, Alvin Pearman, and
However, don't rule out a
trade to get the rights to
OUTLOOK: The Jags
are in good shape to fill their
biggest needs because the
draft has depth at linebacker
and tight end.
Coach Of The Year
FIRST-ROUND DRAFT ORDER
1. Houston Texans
2. New Orleans Saints
3. Tennessee Titans
4. New York Jets
5. Green Bay Packers
6. San Francisco 49ers
7. Oakland Raiders
8. Buffalo Bills
9. Detroit Lions
10. Arizona Cardinals
11. St. Louis Rams
12. Cleveland Browns
13. Baltimore Ravens
14. Philadelphia Eagles
15. Denver Broncos*
16. Miami Dolphins
17. Minnesota Vikings
18. Dallas Cowboys
19. San Diego Chargers
20. Kansas City Chiefs
21. New England Patriots
22. San Francisco 49ers**
23. Tampa Bay Bucs
24. Cincinfati Bengals
25. New York Giants
26. Chicago Bears
27. Carolina Panthers
28. Jacksonville Jaguars
29. New York Jets***
30. Indianapolis Colts
31. Seattle Seahawks
* From Atlanta
** From Washington
*** From Denver
Jamea Jackson Helps
United States Advance
To Federal Cup Semis
Johnson of the Dallas
Ma\ ericks ,is the NBA's
coach of the \ear after lead-
ing the Mavericks to 60 vic-
tories in his first full season
as coach. That matched the
franchise record for victo-
ries set in 2002-03 when he-
\as a backup point guard.
"I felt like a coach \hen
I \\as a pla er," the 41-year-
old Johnson said. "In a lot of
N\aN s, I know some things
are still new to me. But in
other ways, I just feel like
I've been doing this a lot of
time, and a lot of it just
Johnson, the first
Ma\ericks coach to win the
award. got 63 first-place
votes from the panel of 124
sports writers and broadcast-
ers. He had 419 points, 172
more than Phoenix coach
Mike D'Antoni, last year's
winner. D'Antoni had 27
- The best weekend in Jamea
Jackson's career helped the
United States overcome the
absence of its stars-- and
gave the team'a place in the
Fed Cup semifinals.
Jackson improved to 2-0
in her Fed Cup debut when
she beat Martina Mueller of
Germany .7-6 (2), 6-2 to
clinch the decisive singles
that secured the Americans'
victory in the. best-of-five
The U.S. team, a record
17-time champion. will meet
Belgium in the semifinals
after beating the Germans 3-
Jackson came into the
weekend match low on
experience but high on con-
fidence. She upset Anna-
Ricky Williams Suspended
For 2006 Football Season
Ricky Williams, The Miami Dolphins running back
faces a one-year suspension for his fourth violation of the
NFL's substance abuse policy, but said he plans to play
Williams' appeal of his latest failed drug test was reject-
ed, the league announced Tuesday.
"I'm disappointed with the decision, but I respect it,"
Williams said in a statement released by the team. "I'm proud
S of my association with the
National Football League and
look forward to returning to
the Dolphins in 2007."
Williams sat out the 2004
season after retiring shortly
before training camp. He
returned last year to play for
new Miami coach Nick
If Williams does try to
return next year, he'll be 30
years old and will have
Ricky Williams played a total of only 12
games in the previous three
"Ricky is obviously disappointed," said his agent, Leigh
Steinberg. "He'll need to work hard to get back to the league
Williams' previous positive drug tests were for marijua-
na, which he acknowledged using. The latest test apparently
involved a substance other than marijuana and may have
been related to his interest in holistic medicine.
Since his return last season, the NFL required Williams to
undergo drug tests up to 10 times a month. He was in India
studying yoga when news of his latest failed test surfaced in
Germany's top player and
No. 14 in the world, on
Saturday t6 put the U.S.
team ahead for good.
"I've been playing well
against top-ranked players
in recent months," Jackson
said. "Martina is tough to
play and I struggled a bit in
the middle of the first set -
but I kept my head."
Jackson raced to a 3-0
lead, only to lose the next
four. But she recovered to
win the tiebreaker and
cruised in the second.
When asked if she'd ever
seen Jackson plaN that well,
U.S. captain Zina Garrison
said: "Actually, no. I was
just hoping that she would
play the game she can.
"I am extremely proud of
this team," Garrison added.
"They gelled together well,
they had dinner together,
they hit together; they want-
ed to win not only for their
country but also for them-
The 19-year-old Jackson
is No. 75 in the world, and
she became the lowest-
ranked American to win a
Fed Cup match'when she
"I've been following her
'since she was 11 or 12, I
knew she could play well,"
The highest-ranked U.S.
players-- Lindsay Davenport
and Serena and Venus
Williams -- all pulled out;
leaving Garrison with a
young, untested team.
JUCO Player To Play
Basketball At FAMU
Florida A&M Men's
Basketball has signed L.C.
Robinson to an athletic
scholarship for the 2006-07
"L.C. should make an
instant impact in our pro-
gram. He is a great shooter
and he is blessed with
exceptional quickness. I
look for him to fill the scor-
ing void left by our two
graduating seniors, Jonathan
Kelly and Tony Tate.,.said
fifth year coach Michael
Gillespie, Sr,-: .-
Robinson, a 6-0 junior
guard from Rockford, Ill.,
led Highland (ll.)
Community College to a 34-
2 record with a third place
finish in the JUCO National
Tourney in Hutchinson,
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JAIL OR BAIL
EDITOR'S NOTE: All suspects are deemed innocent unless proven
guilty in a court of law. Jacksonville Sheriff's Office reports are a
matter of public record. The Florida Star seeks to educate the com-
munity in the hopes of keeping our community safe.
STOLEN CHECKS BEING USED -- The victim called JSO
stating that someone had stolen one of her checkbooks.
When she checked her Vystar bank account, she noticed a
check that had cleared with a check number that was not in the
series she had been using. When she looked at the image of the
check, she noticed that the signature and ID were forged. She
also noted that a check had been cleared for $475.00 fraudu-
lently. She was uncertain who might have taken it but noted
that she often had people in her home for parties. The victim
said that she did not not have possession of thechecks. It was
suggested that she get with her bank regarding ,the missing
check numbers. In the meantime, the case was not clear and a
detective would do a follow-up.
MAKING THREATS TO HARM PERSON OR PROPER-
TY -- An officer responded to the 8000 block of Loch Lomond
Lane in reference to someone making threats. Upon arrival,
the officer met the victim who stated that the suspect is her
baby's daddy's girlfriend. She said the female has been calling
her and threatening her for two years. The victim stated that
last year the suspect did jump her. The suspect is now saying
she is going to get a group of girls to come to the victim's home
where she lives with her mother and child to jump the victim
again. The victim stated the suspect calls constantly and she is
tired of it.
The victim was given a state attorneys card and advised on fil-
FRAUDULENT USE OF PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION
INFORMATION -- The victim stated that someone used her
name and social security number to obtain a Bellsouth account
at an address that is not hers. The victim was contacted by a
lawyer for a collection agency who told her that she had a bal-
ance on the account of $2,267.96 for an account in
Jacksonville. The victim lives in Mississippi.
MAN ACCUSED WOMAN OF BEING WITH HIS WIFE
--An officer was dispatched to the 5500 block of Vernon Road
in reference to a battery. Upon arrival, the officer met with the
victim/suspect #2 who stated that victim/suspect #1 and her-
self were in a physical altercation. She stated that she was in
her house when victim/suspect #1's husband came to her door.
and started banging on it saying "I know you are 'f-------- g'
my wife." Victim/suspect #2 stated that she told the husband
to leave several times. At that point, she grabbed a stick, went
outside, and swung it at the husband. She stated she did not hit
him at anytime, she just wanted him to leave. She further stat-
ed that victim/suspect #2's husband pushed her down on the
ground, and left the property.
While the officer was getting a statement from Victim/sus-
pect#2, the husband came back to the listed address to tell his
side of the story. He stated that he just wanted to talk to his
wife that was in the house. He further stated that victim/sus-
pect #2 started screaming and cursing at him telling him to
leave. He said that's when she came out of the house with a
stick and swung it at him, hitting him on his lower left side.
The officer said he observed minor abrasions on the knee's of
Svictim/suspect #2 and asked her if she needed medical atten-
tion. She stated "no I don't need any." The officer said he did
not observe any injuries to victim/suspect #1.
The officer said he was unable to determine a primary aggres-
sor to this incident. Both victim/suspect #1 and #2 were given
a State Attorneys card and advised of the procedure to pursue
charges. The husband was given a Trespass Warning and
advised if he came back to the listed address he would be
A. canvass that was conducted by officers revealed by a person
who did not wish to be identified, stated that the victim/sis-
pect# I was not at fault in their opinion.
Patrol efforts were suspended.
Teen Inmate Gets More
Time For Pot Request
KNOXVILLE, Tent..- Ajudge changed a sentence from
six months in prison to eight years after a teenager convict-
ed in a drive-by shooting wrote a letter asking a friend to
take over his marijuana dealings.
Aaron K. Lawless. 18, agreed to testify against two men
who prosecutors say set up the shooting that killed 19-year-
old Alisha Quillen last July. The two men were sentenced to
r eight years in prison while Lawless got six months. He had
only 20 days left to serve.
Knox County Criminal Court Judge Mary Beth
, Leibowitz gave Lawless the shorter sentence even after
learning he lied about his role in the shooting.
Leibowitz changed her mind about the sentence last week
after authorities intercepted a letter Lawless wrote to a friend
About "pushing some "weed" \while he is on probation.
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TO PLACE YOUR
CALL ,US TODAY
Your Weekly Horoscpe
(APRIL 29, 2006-MAY 5, 2006)
Aries (March 21 -
April 19) Now it is the
time when you
should be careful
not to get caught
up in too much
detail so that you
neglect to be mindful of any
general overall plans that
you project towards the
future. That detail may lead
you down a path that you
had not anticipated and that
could end up taking you
quite far from your original
intentions. On the other
hand focusing on individual
component pieces that fit
into an integrated whole
may allow you to gain sub-
stantial ground now in
respect to goals. This week
lucky numbers are: 5, 7, 13,
Taurus (April 20 -
will be pressing at this time
and will likely not
allow you as
much freedom as
you would like to
have during this week. This
may not be the best time for
social. engagements it's
more likely that your invest-
ments of time would bear
better fruit if they were put
into physical and business
work and circumstances
will likely support that. This
week lucky numbers are:10,
16, 18, 40, 46.
Gemini (May 21 -
June 21) At this time you
may find yourself
struggling in spir-
it and attitude to
measure up to the
challenges that lie
before you. The virtues,
endurance and courage may
be immediate allies in your
present development. At this
time, it may feel a little like
climbing up a mountain but
try to see the harvest gained
later in respect to the con-
strictive seeds that you sow'
now. This week lucky num-
bers are: 9, 11,.21, 27, 33.
Cancer June 21- July
22) In the romantic context
of your life you
may find yourself
forward or even
aggressive individuals who's:
agenda is more likely to be
self-sering 'than not. It is.
not advisable to try to
engage in "amorous" behav-
ior with anyone new to your
life now as you are likely to
experience a lack of grace
and harmony which would
otherwise be necessary for
things to go well in that area
of your life. This week lucky
numbers are: 10, 16, 22, 32,
Leo (July 23 August
22)At this time
you should be
very careful about
what you decide
to spend your
money on as the indications
are that yotl could, if you are
not careful about the value
or worth'of a significant pur-
chase, experience real disap-
pointment and loss this
does not have to be the case
but in order to minimize the
possibilities of financial loss
or disappointment in respect
to values, be careful. This
week lucky numbers are:3,
7, 15, 25, 27.
Virgo (August 23 -
September 22) The plane-
tary tendency shows that
you will be feeling rather
compulsive at this time and
may tend to "jump the gun"
regarding reactions and
decisions. You are likely to
really "feel" the courage of
your convictions now and to
even blunt in
respect to assert-
ing those convictions and/or
feelings. It might be a good
time to remind yourself that
life is a two-way street and
that often relating to and
being with others involves a
need for balance and com-
promise.This week lucky
numbers are: 2, 36, 38, 42,
Libra (September 23
October 23) Your
likely to be more
on home and
Keep in mind that changing
circumstances and situations
may call for personal adjust-
ments. Communication may
increase now with family
members and there may be
needed changes and the
logistics associated with that
as well as discussions
around security needs. This
may prove to be a good peri-
od for getting extra sleep or
catching up on anysleep that
you've missed and that will
likely be deeper than usual.
This week lucky numbers
are: 11, 25, 35, 55, 59.
Scorpio (October 24
- November 21)There is
likely to be some
Degree of confu-
S sion in your life
now and you may
be strongly influenced by
unconscious desires. You
may even feel a bit-drained
due to being pulled down by
unconscious drives or quests
that are taxing your con-
scious mind against it's own
will. Activities that you
engage in now may take on
an element of secretiveness
,and may even operate in a
mode. of seclusion. There
may be a need to disguise
identities in a manner that
maintains your privacy.This
week .lucky numbers are:-12,
16, 34, 36, 42.
S a g It t ar i us
(November 22 -
December 21) It looks like
you are about to
instability in your
life at this time as
your mind will be
significantly more prone-to
changes of will and inten-
tion you many find your-
self intending one thing at
one moment and another
thing at the next moment.
You may find yourself, at
times, in a state of hyper-
stimulation and it is possible
that you may experience
some insomnia now.This
week lucky numbers are:9,
11, 29, 41, 45.
C a p r i c o r n
(December 22 January
19) Your inner life may now
I important to you
S.: than your outer
Life. You will like-
ly become more introverted
and less extroverted than
usual and likely more
inclined to experience your
life now in a spiritual mode
as opposed to a secular
mode. At this time you may
find your sensitivity towards
the arts such' as music and
poetry and drama increas-
ing. You may find yourself
wanting to spend more time
alone and you may even
want to become secluded at
times. This week lucky
numbers are: 4, 8, 34, 44,
20 -You are quite
likely to experi-
"politics" in the
context of your home and
family life at this time. What
will likely be very important
now is honesty but of equal
importance will be the man-
ner in which you convey
concerns to family members
- any sort of compulsive or
anger driven expression at
this time may add fuel to the
fire apply reason in relation
to any sensitive family
issues now, especially where
group values are concerned
and especially where joint
resources are at issue. This
week lucky numbers are: 15,
21, 57, 61, 73.
Pisces (February 19
MarchThe accent this week
Must be on your
SWhether your Sun
is in Leo, or Leo is rising in
your chart, circumstances
will force you to take care of
practical matters. Money
matters simply have to be
seen to, and they may at first
cause concern. However, as
you investigate possibilities,
pleasant surprises are likely,
or in some way you may
find that you are better off
than you thought. More
importantly, you find that
when you examine your sit-
uation carefully, you re-
assess what matters most to
you.Important tasks can no
longer be avoided, and as
you deal with them will you
find to your surprise that you
relish challenges that you
had been dreading. New
opportunities are opening
before you, involving new
ideas and new colleagues.
As you sort out what is
important to you, you could
be on the threshold of some-
thing very interesting
indeed. This week lucky
numbers are: 6, 18, 24, 26,
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The Governing Board of the District requests that interested parties respond to
the solicitation below by 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 23, 2006. Further Information
is available through Onvia DemandStar at www.demandstar.com (800) 711-1712,
or the District's website at www.sjrwmd.com. Bid packages may be obtained
from Onvia DemandStar or the District by calling Sharon Whitener at (386) 329-
BID NUMBER SJ620AA
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Contractor shall provide all material, labor and equipment for the renovation of
the Moss Bluff Lock's electrical system and controlequipment by replacement
and/or upgrade per project manual/specifications and design drawings provid-
ed in the bid document The estimated budget for this project is $299,000.00.
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4, 2006, Moss Bluff Lock and Dam, 9677 SE Highway 464-C Ocklawaha, FL
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receive clarification of any requirement of this Invitation For Bid.
The District will only accept bids from those attending the pre-bid
Staffs recommendation will be presented to the Governing Board at its
June 13, 2006, meeting.
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Whitener or by calling (386) 329-4450 (TDD), at least five (5) business
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Akeelah and The Bee Premiere: Oscar Nominations Written All Over It
Photos 2006 by Andre' B. Murray/www.bernagency.photoreflect.com
BY Rvc h 311cCaini
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The skies \\ere
overcast but the
atmosphere for the
premiere of the new
movie. A.keelth and
the Bee \\as simply
"electric." This proj-
ect has Oscar
all over it! Twelve
year old KeKe
Palmer should be a
hands down shoe-in
for a Best Lead
next spring at the
monies. If it happens.
she will be the
youngest "Best Lead
Actress." in history
and she is a African
Tatum O'Neal w\as
-the youngest actress
ever, to \win an Oscar
at ten years old for
Paper Moon in 1974.
but she \\on the Best
Whassup~ n Hollyhood
By Rych McCain
Harper, star of
has a new book out
titled; "Letters To A
speaks boldly from
the heart about living
life with honor and
West Coast DJ
Dense of LA's (FM
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as to their live mix
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style of mixing.
stars Seema Biswas,
Lisa Ray, John
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Written and directed
by Deepa Mehta.
This film has English
sub-captions as do
most films made out-
Whassup continued on D-8
Angela Bassett and
have appeared togeth-
er in two Oscar nomi-
nated films. Boiz In
The Hood and 11liatls
Love Got To Do D ilth
It. This may be a his-
toric number three for
them. The film's
writer director Doug
Atchison ma\ be the
only man in film his-
tory to make a spelling
bee have the same
hype and excitement
level as a world
hea\y\v eight champi-
onship boxing match.
He is basking in jofiul
jubilance, laughing at
the many nay-savers
w\ho said it couldn't be
Other youthful cast
members \\ho strolled
down the crimson
Sahara Garey (who
plays Akeelah's best
friend Georgia): JR
valley friend Ja\-ier):
Sean Mlichael Afable.
Akeelah cont'd on D-5!
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9 a.m., "B Smith Style"
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7:30 p.m. & 10 p.m.,
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7 a.m. "Sweating in the
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4:00pm "Inside the
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"Full Plate" Chicken and
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pared during this episode.
Savor this delicious recipe
on this show, a TV One
original series designed to
entertain, enlighten, moti-
vate .and inspire busy
African American women
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with the people they love.
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(2000) with Robin Givens,
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Deleon. A Colonel on the
brink of retirement is
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whip'a group of female ex-
convicts into shape for an
undercover mission at a
Women's prison. A sexy,
Dozen", with thrilling
training sequences capped
by a riveting mission. A
true must for any action
*Sat. 4/29, 3:00 p.m. -
Honeybee Movie (2001)
with Senait Ashenafi,
James Avery. This is a
Black film festival favorite
about a female college stu-
dent who forsakes her
coursework for a dream of
becoming a boxer.
*Sat. 4/29, 5:00 p.m. -
"AKA Cassius Clay" The
Cassius Clay" presents a
fascinating look at the
incredible life and
achievements of one of the
most courageous, outspo-
ken and charismatic fig-
ures of boxing;
Muhammad. Ali. Born
Cassius Clay in 1942, Ali
soon rose to become a
great athlete, author, and a
leader. Ali became a sym-
bol of pride, a legend of
hope, and one of the most
icons of the 20th century.
*Sat. 4/29, 7:00 p.m. TV
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the patients, doctors and
issues in the world of plas-
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& Donnie McClurkin, with
performances by Mary
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Franklin and Yolanda
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Richard Pryor, James Earl
Jones, Billy Dee Williams.
Tired of the slave-like
treatment of his team's
owner, charismatic star
Negro League pitcher
Bingo Long takes to the
road with his band of bar?
stormers through the small
towns of the Midwest in
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Black Girl Movie (1972)
with Brock Peters, Leslie
Uggams, Ruby Dee.
Directed by Ossie Davis.
A mother takes in a trou-
bled foster child in hopes
of masking her feelings of
inadequacy and failure as
a parent to her own chil-
dren. As she struggles to
make up for her past mis-
takes, her jealous daugh-
ters mistreat the girl.
*Wed. 5/3, 1:00 p.m.
Hammer- Movie (1972)
with Fred Williamson,
Bernie Hamilton, Vonetta
McGee. It's not Hammer
time. Fred Williamson is
B.J. Hammer, a cool cat
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Whassup continuedfrom D-1
side of the U.S. It was
shut down in India in
2000 following vio-
lent protects and riots
Hindus and death
_threats to Mehta. It
took nearly five years
to revamp the produc-
tion in Sri Lanka
under an assumed
name and strict secre-
This movie is about
the plight of child
brides in India who
must spend the rest of
their lives living stoic
lives, having no social
fun etc., in a colony
setting if their hus-
Set in 1938
Colonial India, against
rise to power. Water
begins when 8-year-
old Chuyia (Sarala) is
widowed and sent to a
home where Hindu
widows must live in
feisty presence deeply
affects the lives of the
including a 'young
widow (Ray), who
falls for a Gandhian
idealist. The film is
well shot with beauti-
ful surroundings in
many of the scenes.
You really get the feel
of India during that
1938 time period.
John Abraham as
Narayan and Lisa Ray
as Kalyani his love
interest make a believ-
able and powerful per-
Young Sarala was
only eight years old
with no acting experi-
ence when she won
the role of Chuyia.
She could neither
speak English or
Hindi and had to be
directed by Mehta via
hand signs and an
learned her lines pho-
netically. This is a
movie for those with
the understanding and
taste for foreign films.
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