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More Than 4,000 Black Prisoners Held Unlawfully
More Than 4,000 Black Prisoners Held Unlawfully.
(BlackNews.com) More than
4000 black men and other
U.S. citizens and foreign
nationals are being held in
federal prisons unlawfully
after the U.S. Congress orders
their release within the "law"
The United States
Congress, through Public Law
98-473, 98 Stat. 2032. Section
235(b)(3). October 12, 1984,
mandated the release. of all
"old la\\" federal prisoners,
those hose offenses were
committed prior to November
1, 1987, "within" their "appli-
cable parole guideline range,
The ameliorating of the old
law non-determinati e sen-
tences and conversion to deter-
minative sentences was done
by Congress to preserve the
"equal protection" of old law
prisoners compared to the new
law prisoners \ hose sentences
would all be determinative,
i.e., the out-date of every pri's-
oner would be known, both
those occurring before and
after November 1, 1987.
considered this fair because
each individual release date
would be determined by. the
specific facts of that case,
within the.broad guideline
range. Congress abolished the
parole commission's discretion
to go above the guideline
range, because of former arbi-
trary acts, abuse of discretion,
and incompetence (see Senate
Report98-225), making the
release date within the guide-
line range mandatory.
Congress abolished the United
Stated. Parole Commission,
but gave it a 5-\ear "grace
period" to close out its paper-
\work (see the "savings provi-
sion" of Public law 98-473,
Section 235(b)(1)); repealed
and annulled the Federal
Bureau of Prisoners statutory
jurisdictional authority to exe-
cute the former judgment and
commitment offers of all old
law prisoners issued by the
United States District Courts.
Therefore, all old la\% prison-
ers being held in federal
prison have been held without
any lawful jurisdictional
authority whatsoever for at
least the past 16 years, or
since October 12, 1989, when
the sayings provision expired.
How is this possible, you
AND THE 80 MILLION
.The parole commission,
having read and understood
the ramifications of the,
abo\ e-discussed laj\, realized,
that they were out of a job.
While maintaining a conflict
of interest with the prisoners.
the) began to \igorously
lobby congress to "extension"
to preserve their paychecks.
They asked congress to rein-
state their discretion" to set
release dates above the. estab-
lished guideline range, but
The commission then
began giving almost every
prisoner a "15 year reconsider-
ation date" at their parolehear-
ings. With a massive self-cre-
ated backlog of prisoners to:
process, the commission again
lobbied congress for an exten-
sion to preserve their jobs.
When congress refused again,
the commission began t6,
thereafter to "expose" con-
gress for granting a so-called
Prison continued on A-7'
EWC And Shaw University
The Willie Gary Classic
Willie Gary presents checks to each athletics department at the Willie E. Gary Athletic Banquet held Friday, Sept.
15 at the Wyndham Hotel. From left, front row: James Harris (Jacksonville Jaguars). Dr. Shaw (former president of
Shaw University), Willie E. Gary, Dr. Oswald P Bronson, Sr. (EWC president), Lamonte Massie (EWC head football
coach), Alvin Brown (director of the Willie E. Gary Classic), and Dr. James McLean (EWC vice president, Institutional
Advancement). Back row from left: Al Carter (Shaw athletic director), Darrell Asberry (Shaw head football coach),
and Johnny Rembert (EWC athletic director). (Special photo by Jay Baker, EWC)
Sle Is 21 And Missing
Since September 8, 2006
"Plukin. e are looking ..
for you!" ou could hear the
pain in the voice of Sheena
Da le Johnson's mother. lrs.
Mattie Johnson, when she
called The Florida Star. She .
said, I need help. I know The
f. lrida.Star will help us. She
made the same appeal to
Senator Tony Hill She had
already reported the incident
to the Jackson\ille Sheriffs "
Office who ha\e guideless in
looking for missing persons
that are considered adults
Sheena has txwo nick
names. "Lil Bit" and Sheena Dayle Johnson
"Punkin." She is 5'4",
weights 95 pounds with bro\\ln eyes and black hair She x\as
born October 5, 1984. Sheena had a cell phone in her posses-
sion the morning she disappeared from the area of Mackinaw
Street but no calls to her phone ha\ e been answered. According
to her mother, this is out-of-character. She has ne er been a\\ay
for a long period and she alha \s ans\%ers her phone or return
Missing cOl 11111ld ,oi A-7
For Mortgage Fraud
Willie Gary addresses the crowd at the College Fair during the Willie E. Gary Classic Weekend. (Special photo by Jay Baker,
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plac you ad ODA9
The housing market and
mortgages loans were very
available when the interest..
rate was very low. These past
few years has been a high time.
for lenders and those who
needed to borrow.
In early April 2006 this
lady approached Antonia Tate,
a 'licensed mortgage' broker
and owner of Anon Mortgage
Solutions, Inc. to refinance
Sheer home and consolidate her
debt. Mr. Tate advised her
that he would be able to help
her to refinance her home,
consolidate her debt and help
re-establish her credit. This
was exactly what she wanted
and agreed to accept his serv-
After providing all of the
requested information, clos-
ing was scheduled. There was
something different on her
HUD-1 form prepared for
closing. There were two
items scheduled for disburse-
ments that she was not famil-
iar with for a total of
$14,461.00. She knew she
owed one company but she
was not familiar with the
other and had never heard of
Fraud continued on A-7
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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.ddctor 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-yea~-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. Ndw 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
Son 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 mother and 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 Intemet, 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
homee" sayNs Raynell, sullenly.
Raynell and My an are just
tno 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
\\ho 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
fdr 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 SchoolsTM program
in Renaissance Village this
summer to give some.of the
children a safe and stimulat-
113 11th Stre1t
SEMEWMER 23, 2006,
SEPTEMBER 23, 2006
k, Funds Awarded To Support Next The Church Directory
Faith In Our Community> Generation Of Pastors, Scholars Ce a Wrhi ith
-Schedule of Events and Services-ome and orsp Us
S ANNIVERSARY/RE-DEDICATION-St. Paul A.M.E.
Church will 'host an Anniversary and re-dedication
Ceremony on Sunday, September 24, at 10:00 a.m. Bishop
McKinley Young, Presiding Bishop of the 11th Episcopal
District, A.M.E. Church will deliver the message.
COMMUNITY.DAY SERVICE-New Bethel A.M.E.
Church invites the community to attend Community Day on
Sunday, September 24 outside on the church grounds.
Activities begin with Sunday School at 9;00 a.m., Morning
Worship at 10:15 a.m., followed by fun, food, and games.
The church is located at 1231 Tyler St. Rev. William H.
Lamar, IV, Pastor.
LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT-The. Florida Baptist
Convention will host its 2006 Church Leadership
Development Conference with guest speaker, Dr. Tony
Evans of Dallas, TX and many others, on Friday, September
22-Saturday, September 23 at First Baptist Church, 124 W.
Ashley St. For registration and other details, call
1-800-226-8584, ext. 3035 or visit www.flbaptist.org.
CONFERENCE-Jehovah Elohim Worldwide Ministries,
will host its Second Conference on Saturday, September 23'
10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m., at 2763 Dunn Ave.
OLD TIME CONCERT-St. John Missionary Baptist
S Church, will host an Old Time Religious Gospel concert on
Saturday, September 23, 6:00 p.m. at 1920 Mound. St in
Orange Park, FL. For more details, call 904-264-9880.
SISTER TO SISTER FELLOWSHIP BREAKFAST-
Mother Midway African Methodist Episcopal Church will
1 host. a Sister To Sister Fellowship Breakfast on Saturday,
September 23, 9:00 a.m. at Morris Manor, 9050 Norfolk
Blvd. corerr of Soutel Drive and Norfolk Road). For tick-
et information contact the church at (904) 359-0999. Rev.
Charletta C. Robinson, Pastor.
MINISTRIES IN ACTION- Move of God Ministries, Inc.,
Healings, Miracles, and Deliverance NIinistries in Action,
meets every Sunday, 3:00 p,m., at 1537 Mill Creek Rd. For
prayer and for more information, call 904-358-4097 or visit
CLOTHING GIVEAeAY-Bethel Renewal Chirch hosts a
S Free Clothing giveaway. Monday Thursdays, 12 Noon-
2:00 p.m. For more details, call 904-641-9011.
CRISIS CENTER SER\ICES-Ark Youth Ministries of St.
Augustine. FL Teen Crisis Center is available 24 hrs. a day,
7 days:a week. For more details, call 904-810-2005 or e-mail
Listings are due the Tuesday before the nest issue. Email
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ALPHONSO WEST MORTUARY, INC
4409 Soutel Dr. Jacksonville, FL 32208
Tel: (904) 766-9671 Fax: (904) 766-235
Jacqueline Y. Bartley
the supply, quality and diversi-
ty of young candidates for
ministry and teaching, The
Fund for Theological
Education (FTE) will award
$1.3 million in. fellowships
and other support to more than
190 college, seminary and
doctoral students nationwide
named as 2006 FTE Fellows.
Recent studies show a sig-
nificant decline across most
Christian denominations in the
number of clergy under age
35, as well as declining inter-
est among seminary students
in answering the call to min-
istry--today, only about half of
seminary students plan to be
ordained, and fewer still plan
to, serve a local congrega-
Diversity in theological
education is also a concern;
among the 251 member insti-
tutions of the Association of
Theological Schools, one-
third report that they do not
have a person of color on their
FTE Fellowships help fill
the pipeline of young talent for
ministry and theological
cial assistance and a network
of support to gifted students
from diverse backgrounds.
The Fund is awarding 2006
fellowships in four categories:
SMuustrn Fellow\ships: 40
students entering Master of
Divinity degree programs
across the country will receive
$5,000 for self-designed miin-
istry projects, expenses to '.
attend the FTE Conference on
Excellence in Ministry and
other vocational enrichment
C. r- n c r P a't i nin n l
to: Fellowslups: -10.young people
will receive FTE
C o'n g r eg:a t i o na I
.Fellowships, whichh provide
$2.000 to $5,000.in matching .
funds toward tuition and li\%-
ing expenses for the first year
Sof senunary for students w\ho
are nominated and financially
supported by their churches.
*.Und e r g r rad ua te
Fellowships: 70 college jun-
F iors and seniors will receive'
$1,500 stipends for education-
S al' expenses, funds to obtain
mentoring for their vocational
discernment and expenses to
attend the FTE Conference on
Excellence in Mnusmtry.
Doctoral Fello\wships: 48,
gifted doctoral students 'from
groups \who are pursuing
Ph.D.s in religion, biblical
studies and theology will
544 ; receive stipends of up, to
$15,000 for living expenses.
st recipients also receive expens-
es to attend the FTE Doctoral
Fellow\s Conference, which
I^ offers tips for successfully
completing the doctoral
degree, as well as faculty and
"The church and the acad-
emy-face a growing need for
talented and diverse leaders,"
said the Rev. Ann
Svennungsen, president of
The Fund for Theological
Education. "Young people
with gifts for ministry and
teaching need our encourage-
ment and financial support
more than ever to pursue what
has become an uncommon
FTE is a leading ecumeni-
cal advocate for excellence
and diversity in Christian min-
istry and theological scholar-
It supports the next gener-
ation of leaders among pastors
and scholars, providing fel-
lowships and a network of
support to gifted young people
from all denominations arnd
In fonnationabout FTE fel-
lowships is available on the
Web at www.thefund.org.
ADAIR-James, 80, died .
September 14; 2006. :
ADAMS-Arlinda F., died
September 13. 20(06
died, died September: 14,
died September 15, 2006.
September 15, 2006.
BARLOW-Patrick W., died
September 10. 2006.
September 13, 2006
died September 15, 2006.
September 13. 2006
COOLEY-Cora L.. died
September 4. 2006.
CULVER-Mattie Lou, 87,
died September 17, 2006.
DUiRGIN-Betty. .52, died
September 12, 2006 .
EDGE-Reggie L., 23, died
September 14, 2006.
September 11, 2006.
September 9, 2006.
September 14; 2006. :
September 15; 2006
September 9. 2006.
HOLLIS-\erlie K., died
September 13, 2006
died September 18. 2006.
JOHNSON-Annie Ruth, died
September 13, .2006. A.B.
COL E M ANMORTUARY,
MOORE-Eddie James. Sr.,
died September 9, 2006.
NAT-Ernest. 92, died .on
September 15, 2006.
OLIVER-Amos, 78, died
September 14, 2006.
87, died September 12, 2006.
PUGH--Lillie .R, died
September 7, 2006.
REED-Annette Miller, died
September 14, 2006.
September 8, 2006.
Reese, died September 11,
September 11, 2006.
September 15, 2006.
WILSON-Erma J., died
September 9, 2006.
James, 73, died September 13,
2006. ALPHONSO WEST
New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church.
1824 Prospect Street Jacksonville, FL 32208
Sunday School .............................9:30 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship .......................11:00 a.m.
Youth Church 2nd & 3rd Sundays
(Old Sanctuary).............. ...... 11:00 a:m.
Tuesday Prayer Meeting.............. ........ 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday Pastoral Bible Study ................ 8:00 p.m.
Rev. Eric Lee, Pastor
Rev. Joe Calhoun, Pastor Emeritus
(904) 764-5727 Church
Surn i a School
.. ........ ... 1 00 a.m
SPra,er Mleeing & Bible Srud\,7 00 p.m.
S.. loy Night.7-00 p.m.
,*: : / -:, -
-Assisting'another though their
loss and pain is not a responsibility to
be taken lightly. It is a process, one of
which takes more time than one
would expect. You will need to be
patient,'.flexible and optimistic; but
most of all loving and compassion-
You may find your self wonder-
ing if you can be what that person.
needs. Can you be a good caregiver?
Are you enough?
If you really want to help anoth-
er,.and your heart is in the right place
you can be enough. In most cases the
person struggling through' the grief
process needs someone beside them
Can be empathetic
Can be patient
Can be compassionate
Can be supportive
Can understand the importance
of the loss ''
Can use clear and uncomplicat-
Who does not try to explain the
Who respects the beliefsof the
Who will not try to 'fix" the
Who will be an active listener
with a non-judgmental, attitude
Who accepts the griever as he or
Who.does not personalize the
,anger the griever is expressing
Who helps create a safe place
for the griever to express their emor
Who never tries to force a per-
son out of denial but gently leads
them to acceptance
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5660 Moncrief Rd.*
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.-12000 Noon
Joy Explosion Ministry 6:30 p.m.
201 East Beaver St. (904) 355-9475
Rev. F.D. Richardson Jr., Pastor
Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church
2036 Silver Street Jacksonville, FL 32206
Rev. R. L. Gundy, Pastor
(904) 354-7249 Church
Bible Power Enrichment Hour
Sunday) School 9:15- 10:15 a.m.
Sunday Praise & Worship 8:00 a.m.
Baptism-Praise & Worship
f, (Sanctuarn) 10:30 a.m.
Y "g outh Church-2nd & 3rd Sundays
Fellowship Hall 10:30 a.m:.
Wednesday, Noonday Prayer 12 Noon
Inspiration Wednesday Worship Serice..................6:00-8:00 p.m.
Prayer MAeeting & Bible Study. Youth Bible'Study & Activities
MT. CHARITY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
1-17 North Laura SI Jacksonville Florida 32206
George Harvey. Jr, M.A., M. Div., Pastor
Telephone. (904) 356-0664 or 768-4453
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GREATER EL-BETHEL DIVINE HOLINESS CHURCH
"The Church Ilhere Eren'body is Somebodry"
Bishop Lorenzo Hall., Pastor
Street Address- 723 VW. -4tr St. Jacksonville, Florida 32209
Mailing Address PO. Box 3575, Jacksonville Fla. 32206
Church Teleprhonre (9041 59.0i661 Home 190-4 358-8932 Cell 710-1586
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SFPTEMRER 23. 2006
"There's Always Something
Happening On The First Coast"
Cruisin' Down The St. John's River
Just before the end of Summer, on a balmy Saturday, there
were some very blissfully cheerful FlaJills (spouses and significant
others of FlaJax members) on the First Coast! Dressed in their
most elegant summer white attire, they were elated with the FlaJax
members plans for the 2006 Annual Summer outing. Of course,
when we FlaJax learned -that FlaJax Edgar L. Mathis, Sr. was.
chairman of the event we each knew that the event would be any-
thiig except the usual. And of course with his very able commit-
tee members FlaJax Tommy Chandler, FlaJax Robert Porter,
FlaJax Henry Sellers, FlaJax Warner Singleton and FlaJax
Henry Speights, we were-not the least disappointed.
The Summer event began with cocktails for FlaJax, FlaJills
and their guest at the newly named and renovated Crown Plaza
Hotel on the south point riverfront. Following the cocktail hour
the Flajax members in their usual very 'dapper' manner escorted
their ladies from the hotel suite to the Jacksonville Princess Yacht
for a captivating and very romantic dinner while cruising down the
St. Johns River. Before embarking FlaJax Jerry Iszard was there
to do the honors of taking a photo of each couple, before setting
sail. These FlaJax think of everything!
After settling in on the yacht savoring the beautiful river nd the
clouded sky we sailed off into the night. As we' awaited the prime
rib dinner being served we listened to the beautiful recorded
sounds being played by the FlaJax's 'DJ' for the evening, commit-
tee member FlaJax Warner Singleton.
As we enjoyed our dinner, we were thrilled with the breathtak-
ing view of our riverfront here on the First Coast. Every place we
thought we knew somehow seemed different from the river. At any
rate, it-was awesome!
Of course, no FlaJa. event would be complete without dane-
ing. After dinner we took the dance floor- and we danced and
danced and then danced some more. Before we knew it we were
back at the launching dock.. "
.: It was a beautiful and most enjoyable evening and the FlaJax
members have got to rea llI get busy now if they hope to top this
e ent' .s a FlaJill I personally felt like a queen and I kno\ that my
fellow FlaJill sisteiq shared the same feelings.
SThe first presidential year of the leadership team of FlaJax
president, FlaJax Troy Cannady. with is lo el. wife FlaJil
Minnie Cannady is really something!.
. **, m,**7
Billingslea Clan Celebrates Reunion
"Last Saturday,." Florida Star Office MIanager writes, "A gor-
geous Summer evening,, the off springs of the late John F. and
Evelyn C._ Billingslea gathered poolside at Williamsburg
Conunmmons Apamnent Complex to celebrate their annual Mini-
Reunion, "Billingslea 2006, Bridging the Gap Pi-cpariii For The
The event was spearheaded by granddaughter Ms. Evete'
Milton and her husband, Chef Pernell: They were assisted by
'other grands, S.dette Brown, Tonya Williams, Melanie Hall,
Tajuana Miller. Curtis Hall and Rod Billingslea, I.
The scrumptious menu consisted of crabs with all of the fix-
ings, shrimp, fried and broiled fish, oysters. hot dogs. hamburgers,
baked beans, potato salad, cold slaw, assorted beverages, and
much. much more.
While the not so young enjoyed reminiscing, the younger ones
occupied the pool when hot dancing'to the latest tunes provided
by."D.J." W inston Williams. Highlights of the evening were sib-
lings dancing the "cilcc-ic slide." Two of the great grands Jordon
Williams. 4 and Rod Billingslea, I, 6-performed for the crowd
Doing the latest dances.
In attendance '\'ere: Sisters- Evelyn, Liz. and Edna, brother
Charles of Tallahassee. FL along \with their families Unable to
make the trip %\as brother James, I of Virginia Beach and sister
Mae of Louisiana They are looking forward to 2008
Long tuie family friends were also in attendance
Everyone expressed having a fantastic time. "llay to gofamily''
Get Readr! Get Set Go!
October21, 2006 9-1 am JAZZ IP \YOUR HEALTH .at the
San Marco YMCA. Come join the Jacksonville Chapter, The
Links, Inc. for a moti\ national 1 hour-groove and move session at 9
am. Also. come by and get a hand.or body massage, check your
body fat and get the latest nutritional tips. All proceeds are given
to a local soup kitchen to feed the hungry.
SFor additional questions and, information, .contact Mrs.
Kenvonn Demps. National Trends and Services Chairperson (904)
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SDon't forget to let us know of your upcoming events.
Contact us at :(904). .766-8834; E-mail:
-.. sociallvyi'aTheFloridaStar.com or you may reach me directly.
at imajoliaol.com, telephone (904) 285-9777 or fax (904)
285-7008. : ;
SSee you in the paper!
FlaJills Chris Bryant, Gail Cole Mathis and Leota Martin enjoy the
pre-cruise activities at the Crown Plaza Hotel Suite.
FlaJax George Barnes and his "Speci;l FlaJill."
FlaJax and FlaJills dancing on the Jacksonville Princess Yacht after
FlaJill Lois Iszard, FlaJax Dr. Ezekiel Bryant and FlaJill Dr. Menia
FlaJax Dr. Ezekiel and FlaJill Chri. Branl enjoy the evening.
FlaJax Edgar and FlaJill Edgar
Chairperson for the lonely eient.
Mlathis. FlaJax Nlaihis was
FlaJa. Armin and FlaJill Jackie Gray
Leadership Couple-Fla.ax Troy and FlaJill.'
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FlaJax Lawrence and FlaJill Hannah Jones were joined b) FlaJill
Priscilla Walker Jones for the dinner cruise.
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*'f ARTS 4
SEPTEMBER 23, 2006
B-CC Receives $500,000 Mellon Grant
College will receive a
tremendous boost to its fac-
ulty development program
this year. Officials of the
Andrew W. Mellon
Foundation notified B-CC
President Trudie Kibbe
Reed that the College has
been approved to receive a
$500,000 grant to offer
intensive faculty develop-
ment opportunities.to facul-
ty teaching in its Freshman
"The freshman experi-
ence," states Reed, "is so
important to the success of a
student during his or her col-
lege career. Many colleges
College often lack resources
to provide specialized train-
ing for teachers of freshmen.
And the heavy teaching load
assigned to faculty limits
their opportunities to meet
and discuss teaching strate-
gies, or to engage in work-
shops that allow them to
refurbish their teaching
techniques and acquire new
skills. We are pleased and
honored that the Mellon
Foundation is willing to
make this crucial invest-
ment in our faculty and stu-
The grant will support a
three-year program designed
to revitalize faculty training
for excellence in teaching
and learning practices, peda-
gogy, and technology. Dr.
William Lindsey, Vice
-President for Academic
Affairs and the author of the
grant proposal, states that
"this project was developed
in response to our faculty's
desire to improve our fresh-
man learning experience.
Through an extensive plan-
ning process, we have rec-
ognized, iith new critical
awareness, the importance
of fashioning first year
learning. experiences that
help freshmen form a cohe-
sive learning cohort and
form strong bonds to the col-
The College, which is
enrollment rates propelled
by record breaking freshmen
classes over the past two
years, recently reported an
all time high student body
population of over 3,100.
Officials indicate that pro-
viding positive educational
experiences in the freshman
year often determine
whether a student continues
with her or his education to
Focusing first on the
Freshman College faculty,
the grant will support
enhancing and strengthening
that will continue over two
years for all faculty who
teach courses as part of the
required core curriculum.
Freshman Seminar faculty
and administrative staff,
School of General Studies
faculty, and faculty teaching
general education courses
will be engaged in revising
(1) course syllabi, and
objectives (2) teaching
strategies for all faculty
teaching core curriculum (3)
and assessment of outcomes.
College officials state
that this grant funding prom-
ises to move the College one
step closer to its goal of
becoming a top tier liberal
arts institution in the central
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Melinda Augustus, a housekeeper at the Florida
Museum of Natural History, dusts off the fossilized eggs
of a giant oviraptor. The millions-of-years-old eggs can
be touched by the public in the museurr's newest kid-
friendly exhibit, 'Hatching the Past: The Great Dinosaur
Viruses Switch Grip
To Gain Upper Hand
.GA NESVILLE, Fla. -- Carbohydrates can be attractive,
especially when they come packaged in candy bars or never-
ending bowls of pasta.
Even viruses -- those bits of occasional l harmful genet-
Sic material enclosed in shells of protein, and fat crave
carbs. Except \ viruses aren't seeking a taste treat. They want
to latch onto the carbohydrates that protrude from the surface
of our cells and mount an invasion.
By changing which carbohydrates they attach to, viruses
are able to infect cells more efficiently -- a finding that may
prove valuable to scientists seeking ways to fight cancer or
brain diseases, say Universit) of Florida researchers writing
in the current Journal of Biological Chemistry. The discov-
ery also helps explain how flu and other viruses are able to
stay a step ahead of our body's own versatile immune sys-
"If you think about the flu virus, a few simple amino acid
changes cah be the difference between a virus your body can
defend against and one that will make. you sick," said Mavis
Agbandje-McKenna. Ph.D., an associate professor of bio-
chemistry and molecular biology in the UF College of
Medicine and senior author of the paper. "It seems structur-
al juxtapositions of amino acids play a role in determining
ho\\ viruses recognize cells and whether the viruses are
The idea that proteins on a virus' outer shell mutate to get
a more lethal grip on a cell's sugary coat of carbohydrates,
S or glycans, became apparent when UF scientists studied the
Minute Virus of Mice, or MVM.
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Black Enterprise Announces List Of 75
Most Powerful Blacks On Wall Street
New York, NY)
September .18, 2006-
(BE) today announced its
"75 Most Powerful Blacks
on Wall Street," as featured
in the October'2006 cover
story. The list includes 30
including cover subjects
Raymond McGuire, manag-
ing director & co-head,
global investment banking,
Citigroup; and William M.
SLewis Jr., managing director
& co-chairman, investment
.banking, Lazard Freres &
Co., L.L.C. Another 33 are
entrepreneurs who head the
largest black-owned invest-
ment banks, asset manage-
ment companies, and private-
Whether they are head-
ing major departments, man-
aging core businesses, or,
running their .own firms, the
executives highlighted .have
a significant impact on their
companies' bottom lines. "
BE's editorial team spent
.six months conducting
extensive research to identi-
fy the members of this finan-
This year's.list outnum-
bers the previous three, top-
ping out at 75, including
seven professionals who
have appeared on all three of
the previous lists:
Citigroup's James F.
Haddon and Raymond J.
McGuire, Bear Steams'
William H. Hayden, Lazard
Fr6res' William M. Lewis
Jr., Merrill Lynch's E.
Stanley O'Neal, Utendahl
Capital Partners' John 0.
Utendahl, and Morgan
Stanley's George L. Van
Amson. One reason for the
expanded list is the growth
of the private equity sector,
the area in which 18 of the
In 1992 and 1996, only
two women made the most
powerful on Wall Street.
list-Michelle L. Collins,
principal of \William Blair,
\\as one of them. In 2002.
six women made our roster.
This year's list features 11
women, including Collins,
who resurfaced as co-
founder of private equity
firm Svoboda, Collins
L.L.C., and newcomer Amy
Ellis-Simon, head of multi-
product sales for Merrill
appeared on our "Up and'
Coming African Americans
on.Wall Street" list in 2002.
Although the impact of
the '75 Most Powerful
Blacks on Wall Street" is
undeniable, the number of
African American financial.
managers with such a signif-
icant influence remains rela-
tively small. "African
American movement within n
the industry has seen islotw
and steady 'progress, with
incremental increases in
minority recruitment," says
P. Michelle Holtori, manager
of inclusion at Edw\ard Jones
and chairwoman of the
Non-ProfitAssociation Launches National Labor Exchange
INDINA.POLISI, IN --
A non-profit association of
over 200 leading U. S. cor-
porations announced the
launch- of. JobCentral
National Labor Exchange to
: provide job seekers,
employers and states a cor-
effective transition from fed-
erally-funded America's Job
Bank (AJB) when it is
phased out in June 2007 as
announced earlier this year
S by the U, S. Department of
The announcement was
made by DirectEmployers
Association board member
-David H. Williams,
Manager of Professional.
Recruiting Services at'
S JobCentral -National
Labor Exchange (www l.ob-
S central.con), a service of
1 Dire c t E.m p lo yer.s
Association, allows 'job
seekers to search jobs with
one search across thousands
of corporate web sites,
S Google, networking site
SJobster, and leading Internet
employment search engines
such :as Indeed.com and
S Oer-: five, million
(5:000,000) jobs are avail-
able to job seekers from cor-
'porate web sites, newspa-
pers, trade associations, and
other Internet sources in all
S50 states plus the District of
- Columbia. 230 major metro-
politan areas, and all U.S.
cities and postal zip code
areas. The service is avail-
able free-of-charge to job
including job posting,
resume searching and job
distribution to leading
Internet search engines such
as Google, Indeed.com, and
Jobster.com and over 1000
other Internet sites including
diversity. military, alumni,
and state sites are available
'to all employers regardless
of size in all industries for a
Working in strict compli-
ance, with U. S. Department
of Labor guidelines and reg-
ulatiors. the new JobCentral
site will play a major role in
helping companies build
their vWrkforce and comply
with state and federal regu-
lations' such as Affirmatie
Action Program objiecti' es.
Office of Federal Contract
Compliance IOFCCP) obli-
gations and Veterans hiring
goals when Amkerica's Job
Bank is discontinued.
According to Williams,
"JobCentral will continue to
fully support America's Job
Bank' by posting all of its
Smember-company job :list-
ings to the site as long as it is
available to employers and
to the public.
When AJB is phased out,
the JobCentral National
Labor Exchange site will
play a leading role in help-
International Day of Peace .
September 21, 2006
S11:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.
The International Day of Peace
was established by the
United Nations in 1981.
For more information about
this please go to:
ing companies meet their
.staffing requirements and
individual affirmative action
goals while, as a group, bet-
ter manage our nation's
S JobCentral will also help
companies meet their gener-
Sal staffing needs at the time
,of an impending national
labor shortage which has
heightened the 'rieed for
employers to attract minori-
ties, veterans, seniors, phys-
ically challenged. students
and women to the work-
It will allow companies
to work directly with gov-
ernment officials at all lev els
in responding to national
emergency recruiting needs
Such as those experienced as
: .a result of the IKatrina disas-
SLabor Exchange will offer
extensive benefits free-of-
charge to state workforce
centers. Career OneStop
'Centers, counselors and
other individuals who hav e
responsibilities in each state
will have access to jobs in
their respective city, state, or
Jobs will be available
through state or federal gov-
enunent-approved job distn-
bution sites, a link to the
JobCentral site, or by pro-
viding the job search tech-
nology on 'the- state's
employment center web
SJobs will also be avail-
able at no cost to each state
via an Application
(APr), links from state web
'sites or via File Transfer
Protocol (FTP). JobCentral
automatically places O*Net
,Classification Codes on all
member-company jobs as is
.currently required by state
workforce classification sys-
JobCentral has also part-
nered with; The National
Association of Colleges and
Employers (NACE) and
Symplicity Corporation to
develop 'NACElink Netwvork
ihtrp: \w-\ w 2.nacelink.conm universities
) for college recruiting. including
Through the JobCentral site, institutions,
jobs can be posted to the um private
NACElink Network for stu- as a range
dents and allumni at a grow- colleges.
ing list of 575 colleges and
small and medi-
schools as well
Committee. And movement
within the pipeline into sen-
ior management has
remained inert. According to
the U.S. Equal Employment
representation of African
American officials and man-
agers is highest in the areas
of banking/credit (7.0%) and
lowest in the securities
Wall Street is still viewed
as an exclusive club-a bas-
tion of white male privilege.
But John W. Rogers Jr.,
chairman and CEO of Ariel
Capital Management L.L.C.
says it's not that African
Americans are intentionally
being kept out of the indus-
try, but that "when deals are
being cut, we just aren't
even thought about."
Still, be continues to rec-
ognize those- African
Americans who have
excelled in the ultra compet-
itive financial industry,
showing ho\ they have
achieved success in the epi-
Scenter of the global econo-
The selection criteria for
the "75 Most Powerful
Blacks on Wall Street,"
along with comprehensive
profiles, is available in the
October 2006 issue of
available on newsstands
September 26. 2006.
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4000 Prisoners continued from A-I
"windfall" of relief to America's criminals.
Congress, acquiescing to the pressure but not wanting to violate the constitutional prohibitions
against ex post facto laws and due process protections, passed Public Law 100-182, 101 Statue
1266, Section 2 (b) (2) and 26, effective December 7, 1987. This law is known as the "Sentencing
S Act of 1987". Section 2 is clearly titled "PROSPECTIVE APPLICATIONS OF SENTENCING
REFORM ACT." Section 26 clearly stated: "The amendments made by this Act shall apply with
respect to offenses committed after the enactment of this Act. Approved December 7, 1987" This
amendment reinstated the parole commission's discretion to go above the guideline range on pris-
oners still under its jurisdiction whose "offenses [were] committed after the enactment of this Act,
"i.e., military, District of Columbia, territorial and contract prisoners, whose offenses occurred
after December 7, 1987.
The five-year-grace period, and the saving provision of Public Law 98-473, Section 235
expired and ceased to exist as a matter of law on October 12, 1989, and with it the commission
ceased its lawful existence! However, they continued coming to work and acted as if nothing had
occurred. They continued to pass out 15-year reconsideration dates to U.S. citizens and foreign
nationals who were not under their jurisdiction! They continued to lobby congress for an "exten-
sion" of the life of the parole commission! They continued threading congress with exposure con-
cerning "high profile" and, so-called, "national security" prisoners, i.e., spies, etc.
Congress relented and passed Public Law 101-650, 104 Statute 5115, Section 316, December
1, 1990, titled "EXTENSION OF LIFE OF PAROLE COMMISSION." Under American law it's
S not possible to "extend" something that does not exist, first it must be recreated and then it may be
extended. Likewise, one cannot extend a loan that does not exist, or lend a car that does not exist.
Interestingly, Section 316 only purports to extend the life of the parole commission citing "section
235(b) of Public Law 98-473 as it relates to chapter 311 of title 18..."
The life or extension of the parole commission has nothing to do with the vested constitution-
al rights of citizens-to be released, i.e., even if the extension would have been lawful it would have
had no effect on any person whose offense was committed prior to December 7, 1987 or their right
to release. Member of the former parole commission simply high-jacked the name United Stated
4 Parole Commission, Started acting as if they were "federal agents" repeatedly submitted false
invoices and embezzled money to pay themselves in excess of 80 million dollars! In order to facil-
itate the scam they indulged in Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organization acts: mail fraud,
wire fraud, obstruction of justice, and devised a scheme to defraud of honest government services.
They stole the identities of their former prisoners and used the information in their scheme.
During legal research it was discovered that approximately 4000 or more U.S. citizens and hun-
dreds of foreign nationals have been unlawfully held in federal prison; most for over 10 years, and
Manual Noriega, President of Panama
John Walker, Spy for Russia
Jerry Whitworth, Spy for Russia
Leonard Peltier, American Indian Movement Leader
Yorie Von Kahl, Tax Protester and right wing American Patriot
Bruce Pierce, The Order (sedition to overthrow the government)
Rena Verdugo, Mexican National (kidnapped by the DEA in Mexico)
Boris Busic, Croation National Patriot
And dozens of other "high profile" foreign citizens who have received international news cov-
The United States Congress ordered all these pre-November 1, 1987, offense date prisoners, or
"old law" prisoners, released within their guideline ranges (Public Law 98473, Title II, 98 Statute
2032, Section 235i.b (3)), abolished the United States Parole commission (18 U.S.C. 4201 to *
S 4215; see PL 98473, 98 Stat. 2027, Section 218(a) (5), and saved it for five years, until October
12, 1989, to carry out its duties. See Lyons V. Mendez, 303 F.3d 285, 293 (3rd Cir. 2002). The
United States Congress also repealed the Federal Bureau of Prison's statutory jurisdictional author-
ity to execute the former judgement and commitment orders issued by the federal district court.
See Public Law 98-473, Title IT, 98 Stat. 2027, Section 218(a) (3) repealing Title 18 U.S.C. *
4082(a) and 4084. It is explicitly clear that it does not matter whether Public Law 98-473, Title
S II, the Sentencing Reform Act. became effective October 12, 1984, or November 1, 1987, as some
courts have held, the fact remains that in either case Title 18 U.S.C. 40 28(a), the Attorney
SGeneral's statutory jurisdictional authority to hold "old law" prisoners, was repealed, annulled,
abolished, abrogated, and made completely void by the United States Congress through its lawful
constitutional and statutory authority.
SFor more information or to review the Congress Records, statutes, and case law visit the web-
S sites: http://www.freemyson.net/ and http:', "\ww,.parolecommussionscamscongressfor80million-
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S TTIVentures or Compu\ision. When she questioned Tate on the companies, he advised her that
S the companies were the ones who agreed to consolidate her debt.
After a few days she \ as still getting calls from creditors that she thought her refinancing loan.
had covered. She later learned that her creditors were never paid and the extra monies went to com-
panies owned by Tate and that he had used the funds for his personal use.
Missing continued from A-1 .
If you have information regarding this, young lady, please call the Missing Persons Unit at
630-2627 or 630-2372. Help Sheena to get home before her 22nd birthday.
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Study Assesses Impact Of Economic Status
For Racial And Ethnic Minorities In. U.S.
WASHINGTON -- A new study with direct implications for the politics of immigration and
minority groups in this election year finds that improved socioeconomic status among racial and
ethnic minorities generally diminishes racial and ethnic group consciousness across a variety of
public policies. However, African Americans are more likely than Latinos and Asian Americans
to retain their racial group consciousness regardless of improvements in their economic circum-
stances because they are more likely to face discrimination in their everyday lives.
The study, authored by Dennis Chong and Dukhong Kim (both of Northwestern University in
Evanston, Ill.), is titled "The Experiences and Effects of Economic -Status Among Racial and
Ethnic Minorities" and appears in the August 2006 issue of the American Political Science
Review, a journal of the American Political Science Association (APSA). It is available online at
Using data from a national survey conducted by the Washington Post, Kaiser Family
Foundation and Harvard University in 2001, the authors explored how changes in the standard of
living of racial and ethnic minorities affected their support for group interests in public policy.
They also assessed whether the impact of improvements in economic status on policy preferences
depends on the extent to which higher status individuals perceive equal opportunity and experi-
They found that "vital differences between African Americans and other minority groups in
their experiences of economic status affect their tendency to embrace a racial or ethnic identity
and pursue group interests in public policy...African Americans place more emphasis on racial
considerations than Latinos or Asian Americans," primarily because they face greater socioeco-
nomic barriers than other minorities. Even when African Americans "achieve higher economic sta-
tus, they continue to experience discrimination and to evaluate their life prospects in racial terms."
Higher status Asian Americans and Latinos, by contrast, reduce their emphasis on race and eth-
nicity because are less likely to experience discrimination as their economic status improves.
The research findings also "suggest the general proposition that the effect of economic status
on the group consciousness of all minorities depends on the experiences accompanying that sta-
tus." Chong and Kim present evidence that "African Americans who have more positive experi-
ences of middle class status give less attention to race and show less support for race-based pub-
lic policies."' The authors also show that, "in general, for all minority individuals who perceive.
equal opportunity and experience social acceptance, an improved standard of living tends to lead
,to a weaker focus on race and ethnicity." This pattern is reflected in minority attitudes toward pub-
lic policies such as affirmative action in employment and education, as well as government pro-
grams to ensure equality in jobs, health care, schools and the administration of the law. "On the
other hand," the authors caution, "higher economic status fails to'diminish the salience of race and
ethnicity among those who encounter frequent discrimination."
The authors conclude by observing "An important lesson from this analysis is that support for
racial or ethnic group interests is strengthened by the failure of society to provide equality of
opportunity and weakened by favorable experiences of economic status... Structural barriers to
individual advancement in the United States have reinforced the tendency of each generation of
immigrants to build social and economic networks on the basis of their race and ethnicityin order
to amass the collective resources needed to succeed economically and politically."
Although Chong and Kim found similar tendencies among all minorities, there remain hints in
the data that support for group interests is more robust among African Americans. Compared to
higher status Latinos and Asian Americans, economically secure African Americans were more
likely to maintain support for government action to obtain radial equality in employment, educa-
tion, health care and law even when they evaluated socioeconomic conditions favorably. Racial
consciousness among African Americans may be sustained, according to Chong and Kim, despite
improvements in living standards because African American communities-more so than Latino
and Asian American communities- assign greater utihty to collecti- e action and contain institu-
tions such as churches and mass media that promote perceptions of a racial group interest.
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New National Screening Campaign Offers
Student A Chance To Win One For The Team
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plans a rousing kickoff for
its new drama "Friday
Night Lights" (Tuesdays,
8-9 p.m. ET) with "Toyota
Presents 'Friday Night
Sweepstakes" -- a grass-
roots campaign that \ ill
target high school students
in 50 communities and
their football teams. The
contest will ultimately
provide a $50,000 dona-
tion contribution tofor the
Grand Prize \ inner's high
school football athletic
program while allowing
four other $25,000 second
prize contributions for the
runner-up schools In
addition, the Grand prize
wiring student and five
friends will be flown to
Austin, Texas (\where the
series films) to appear in
an episode of "Friday
was made b\ John Miller,
Chief Marketing Officer.
NBC Universal Tele\ vision
Group and Kim
based campaign is e\ery
bit as inspiring as 'Friday
Night Lights," said Miller.
"We expect it to create
tremendous awareness and
excitement on campus for
our new\ drama and in the
end. the schools and stu-
dents \\ill benefit the most
thanks to our generous
partnership \\ith Toyota.
which h \will donate funds to
support the schools' foot-
ball athletic facilities."
"Presenting this ituo-
\ative grassroots caim-
paign is important for
Toyota because it lets us
foige a deep connection
with local communities."
said Kim nMcCullough.
corporate manager. Toyota
NI a r k e t i n g
school football is the heart
and soul of America. and
\\e're proud to give back to
the passionate local fans
and players in conjunction
with this exciting ne\w
The sweepstakes will
be limited to current high
school students from 14-
1S years in age.' The grass-
roots advertising cam-
paigns in each selected
market will consist of spe-
cial screening notices and
promotional kits to high
schools that will include
posters, flyers, a football.
and limited quantities of
screening passes Students
will be directed to
hts \\here they \\ill regis-
ter for the sweepstakes and
download a pass to the
screening Cast members
from the series "Friday
Night Lights" may
appear in certain mar-
kets, perhaps even in
their own hometown n.
In addition, NBC
will produce customiz-
able promos and web
assets for the NBC
affiliate in each market
to tie-in and localize
the campaign. Stations
will run these spots to
announce the sweep-
stakes, screening loca-
tion, and how to attend
lor download a pass).
-Winners \ ill be select-
ed from a random
drawing of sw\eep-
stakes registrants on
Lights. The winners
\\ill be announced in
an, October episode of
began September 6 and
conclude September 30
with screenings taking
place in 50)-targeted
The screenings \ill
be scheduled from
September 19-30 lead-
ing up to the premiere
of 'Friday "Friday
Tuesday October 3. S-
9 p in. ET. Screenings
\will be conducted in
local movie theaters,
which will function as
a central location for
students from compet-
ing schools in the mar-
ket. There \\ill be one
screening per market.
Expanding on the
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hit feature film "Friday Niglt Lights," NBC's poignant series centers on the. small
rural town of Dillon, Texas, where the coveted state football championship rings are,
held in the highest regard. Dillon's promising high school team, its star quarterback,
and newly appointed head coach Eric Taylor (Kyle Chandler, "King Kong," "Grey's
Anatomy") feel the mounting pressure of the town's pride and honor ndng on their
shoulders as a new football season kicks off.
The fresh cast also includes: Scott Porter ("The Bedford Diaries") as team captain
and first-string quarterback Jason Street; Gaius Charles ("Book of Daniel") as feared
running back Brian "Simash" Williams; Taylor Kitsch ("Kyle XY") as running back Tim
Riggins; Connie Britton ("The Brothers McMullen," "24") as Taylor's supportive wife,
Tami; Zach Gilford ("The Last Winter") as third-string quarterback Matt Saracen, and
Minka Kelly ("What I Like About You") as Lyla Garrity, Panther cheerleader and
Also starring are: Aimee Teegarden ("Ned's Declassified School Survival Guide")
as Coach Taylor's daughter; Julie; Adrianne Palicki ("South Beach") as Tyra Collette,
and Jesse Plemons ("Grey's Anatomy") as Landry Clarke.
The series is.executive-produced by Peter Berg (the film '!riday Night Lights,"
'The Rundown"), who also wrote and directed the pilot, as well as Jason Katims
("Roswell"), Brian Grazer ("The Da Vinci Code," "Cinderella Man," "A Beautiful
Mind"), David Nevins ("Arrested Development") and Sarah Aubrey ("Bad Santa,"
"The Kingdom"). "Friday Night Lights" is a.production of Imagine Entertainment,
NBC Universal Television Studio and Film 44.
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Weightlifting Teens Lower Diabetes Risk
Research has shown that
strength training can help
overweight adults lower
their risk of diabetes. But
what about teenagers?
A small but promising
study found that pudgy boys
who lifted weights twice a
week for four months, low-
ered their risk for Type 2
diabetes without losing
weight, a good sign that has
inspired more research.
"We found this exercise
to be very appealing because.
it's easy and kids can suc-
ceed at it very quickly. They
can see .and feel results,"
said obesity researcher
Michael Goran of the
University of Southern
California, who *led the
.Secifically, the study.
found that the weightlifting
boys lowered their insulin
resistance, a condition in
which the .body -fails to
process blood sugar and
which can lead to-Type 2
diabetes. That's the most
common' form of diabetes.
It's linked-to obesity and is
showing up more often in
Buoyed by the study of
22 Latino boys, Goran is
undertaking a larger, gov-
ernment-funded trial of 120
minority adolescents of both
sexes. Minorities are at par-
ticularly high risk for Type 2,
When it develops early
in life, experts say it has
many more years to dodam-
age and can lead to prema-
ture complications, includ-
ing heart disease, blindness,
kidney failure, or even
Previous studies have
shown adults can stave off
diabetes through a combina-
tion of strength training and
Strength training has
been known to build bone
and muscle, which help the
body burn more calories.
But little research has been.
done on the effect of weight
training on at-risk teens.
The USC study recruited-
22 overweight Latino males,
age 14 to 17, who either
worked with a personal'
trainer or were assigned to a
The teens in the exercise
group performed resistance
training twice a week that
included weights, leg press-
es, bench presses and bicep
After four months,
researchers found the exer-
cise group significantly
reduced their insulin resist-
ance. Ten out of 11 boys
improved their insulin
resistance while 6 out of 10
in. the control group showed
a decline. An 11th person
failed to show up for post-
Although the boys'
weight didn't change, they
did have less body fat and
more lean' muscle,
The study was published
in the July issue of Medicine
and Science of Sports
SExercise, the journal of the
American College of Sports
Medicine. It was partly
funded by the Thrasher
Research Fund, a private
organization that contributes
to pediatric research.
Dr. Larry Deeb, presi-
dent of medicine and science
at the American Diabetic
Association. said he was
impressed by how the teens
showed improved insulin
sensitivity. in a short period
of time. While more
research is needed, he said,
the study indicates it doesn't
take a lot of effort to reduce
one's diabetes risk.
"One of the things that
we have to convince parents
is that it's doable," said
Deeb, who had no role in the
research. "Sqme change
makes all the difference in
Goran, who has a grant
from the National Institutes
of Health, is recruiting 120
overweight Latino and black
teens for a larger shtdy that
will examine how weight.
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training and nutrition affects
diabetes risk. Results are
expected by the middle of
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displayed on a table in -th offices ^of Mason
Duchatschek, Monday, Sept. 18,2006, in Maplewood'
Mo. Duchatschek's. products can test fordrug or
alcohol contents in a body within minutes. Through
his. website, testmyteen.com, Duchatschek also
offers free vouchers to help schools inform parents
of these tools and other resources. (AP Photo/Kyle
Frnujntiv Drive Distracted When Not With Parent
More than one in four teens \\ho drine say therl'e dri\ n uiunu o-l r1r agr.l ell .011. -
resentative survey of 903 teens with drivers' licenses at 26 high schools. Promised' confidentiality, the teens filled out the
160-question surveys during homeroom or study hall.
Boys were more likely than girls to report driving under the influence. But teens whose parents set consequences for
breaking the law while driving were less likely to report DUI and other unsafe driving behaviors.
Not surprisingly, teens say they drive less safely when they're with friends than when they have a parent or guardian in
The survey found that:The biggest driving distraction for teens is text messaging via cell phone. Half of teens say they
speed more than 5 miles per hour over the speed limit when driving alone. Forty two. percent of teens say they talk on the
cell phone when driving alone. Eighty four percent of teens say they toy with the radio when driving alone.
Teens see their parents as the safest drivers. Yet they say their friends influence their driving more than their parents do.
Teens aren't interested in attending advanced driving school although a third of teens say they'd attend if it saved
them money on car insurance.
Guideline Inc. performed the study on behalf of Liberty Mutual and Students Against Destructive Decisions. Guideline
says the survey has an error margin of 3.3 percent.
Page B-4/September 23, 2006
Atlanta's 17.20 Records
Local Hip-Hop Tro C-SIDE
ATLANTA--Atlanta's newest and most diverse
record label, 17.20 Records, has entered into a joint ven-
ture deal with Atlanta-based Peachtree NMusic Group to
release local Hip-Hop trio C-SIDE's skyrocketing single
MySpace Freak. featuring hit-malkng producer, Jazze
Pha. 17.20 Records President CEO Terrn K. Johnson
announced the deal.
"We are excited to be in business \\ ith Antonio Top
Cat' Randolph (President CEO Peachtree Music Group)
and C-SIDE." states Mr. Johnson. "Peachtree NMusic's
team brings a wealth of knowledge to the table and C-
SIDE is a \ery creative group of guys who have big
dreams and are making a conscious effort to have a pos-
itive impact. They've inspired me to help make their
dream of success become a reality."
C-SIDE, which stands for Creative Superb -
Individuals- Doing- Entertainment, has already generat-
ed a huge buzz on the internet with MySpace Freak. The
group's MySpace page, www.myspace.com/csideonline,
has garnered an influx of over 240,000 hits with fans
clamoring to hear their latest single.
The group is comprised of South Carolina native Bo-
Q; Chicagoan Gator; and Atlanta resident, a hit-making
producer in his own right, Kenny Kold. Kenny previous-
ly produced hit records for the leaders of the "snap
music" movement, platinum-selling Southern rap group,
Dem Franchize Boyz; Pimp C (UGK); and 12 Gauge.
C-SIDE teamed up with Atlanta's hit producer, Jazze
Pha, for the new mix of MySpace Freak, which will be
hitting the streets of Atlanta and beyond this fall.
"C-SIDE is a group of guys who have a crazy knack
for catchy phrases and choruses; on top of that they can
really rap. They are a breath of fresh air from the South."
"Ladies and Gentleman....C-SIDE emerges!!!"
About 17.20 Records
17.20 Records was established in 2004, inspired by
the ideal of President/CEO, Terry K. Johnson to empow-
er the dreams of Artists who possess not only undeniable
talent, but integrity and heart. With music as the main
focus, we are selective in both our business partners and
the Artists we represent. Embracing diversity, we cover a
broad spectrum of musical styles. The company is pas-
sionately creative in the development of their
artists...their music, performances, and their careers.
In its endeavor to create great music, 17.20 Records
strives to impress a positive influence on both their
artists andthe world in which theylive.
17.20 Records is firmly pointed toward the future
dynamic evolution of the music industry. 17.20 Records
artist roster includes Hip-Hop trio C-SIDE; Country
music artist Rissi Palmer; Pop music artist Rod Michael;
and the hottest new band to emerge from the Caribbean,
C-SIDE's Bo Q, Kenny Kold, and Gator (PHOTO BY BUSINESS WIRE)
Nexxt Mobile Features Over
30 Up And Coming Hip Hop
NEW YORK, NY -- Mobile Streams Inc. (www.mobilestreams.com), the mobile
production service provider, announces today the signing of over 30 hip hop artists to
its exclusive 'Nexxt Mobile' music brand. These artists from throughout the US have.
sold over 750,000 mixtapes and will use Nexxt Mobile as a launching pad for their hip
hop careers with access to over 350M mobile users worldwide.
The Nexxt Mobile artists include: Ms. B'Havin, currently featured on one of the
most popular songs in the country entitled "I Know You See It" by artist Young Joc;
The All Stars, one of the hottest groups in the Mid-West; Conrizzle, the young energetic
hip hop star heating up the air waves in the south; Smitty, a Miami based artist with one
of the hottest singles of 2006 titled "Like Me" and Miky Bad Boy, a Latin rap phenom-
Nexxt Mobile features over 90 exclusive tracks, over 100 exclusive wallpapers as
well as 52 exclusive mobile episodes from the mobile reality programme, "NEXXT:
The Hip Hop Mobile Series", an exclusive entr6eeinto the world of Houston rappers
The G.R.i.T Boys. Following the success of this series, the GR.i.T Boys are on the
verge of being signed to a major recording label.Simon Buckingham, CEO of Mobile
Streams commented: "Thanks to our US subsidiary, The Nickels Group, we are pleased
to have such a strong position in the mobile hip hop market and look forward to giving
mobile users access to these up and coming stars".
"Mixtape distribution helps the artists claim the streets mobile distribution helps
the artists claim the world," said Daryl "Dogman" Young from The Nickels Group.
About Mobile Streams
Mobile Streams is a leading provider of music, comedy, sport and entertainment
content to handsets and other wireless devices, whose mobile expertise and distribution
platform, "Vuesia," is used globally by some of the world's largest media groups and
mobile phone networks including Vodafone, and 3 in the UK, America Movil, Movistar
& TIM in Latin America, Fido & Rogers in Canada and Dobson in the US.
"Vuesia" is Mobile Streams' full service enterprise mobile media management solu-
tion. "Vuesia" facilitates content ingestion, management, delivery, billing and report-
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cn o o afety Tips
(ARA) As children head back to school,
Z -. pedestrian and passenger safety become increasing-
ly important. The start of classes means children
S "i'i will be riding the bus and walking to school regu-
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offers the following safety tips for parents and chlj-
.. C dren to ensure safe passage to and from school.
Parents should identify a safe walking route to
and from school. Children should be accompanied
4' on this route until it becomes familiar.
-. .* Drivers may not always follow the rules of the
".i. road. Children are responsible for keeping them-
selves safe and should always be- aware of traffic.
; '' Children should stay on sidewalks whenever
possible, being watchful for cars backing out of
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Children should cross streets at the corner,
within the crosswalk and heeding signals whenever possible. Streets should never be crossed when a siren is sounding.
Train tracks should only be crossed where they are marked for pedestrians and never when crossing gates are down or crossing traffic lights
Children should not wear headphones when they are walking to school as music can inhibit awareness of their surroundings.
Bus safety tips
Parents should identify a safe spot where children can wait for the bus and should accompany children to this spot until the trip becomes famil-
Children should stay away from the bus until it has come to a complete stop and the driver has signaled that it is safe to approach.
Once on the bus, children should stay in their seats, refrain from making noise and be especially quiet when the bus is crossing train tracks.
For additional information and safety tips, visit the ENA Injury Prevention Institute Web site at www.ena.org/ipinstitute. Information about the
ENA is available at www.ena.org.
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Traveling with the Team? Some Helpful Hints
(ARA) Middle school and high school sports teams are already in full swing for the fall season. For many teams, that means traveling to
tournaments in other parts of the state, sometimes even other parts of the country. Any parent who has every chaperoned one of these team trips
knows that trying to keep 20 or so teenagers under control at all times is a lot like herding cats. Because while the reason for the trip may be sports
"business," for the kids, it's also a chance to be away from home and semi-independent.
There's bound to be some good-natured hi-jinks and just plain old boisterousness. Making sure everyone. involved knows the rules helps keep
things under control. Here are a few tips for team travel:
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Kids Want It Customized
(ARA) Gen Y is quickly becoming known as the Customization Generation. Their cell phones are programmed with customized ringtones,
their MP3 players are stocked with customized playlists and their blogs are custom-designed for self-expression.
Meet Bob and Mary Jo. Bob is a student athlete. Simple, fast and easy is his mantra, because he's always on.the go between school and prac-
tice. Mary Jo is an overachiever: she's an honors stu-
dent, president of the student council and editor of the '
school newspaper. Her multiple commitments keep her ;
busy, so she has to use her time efficiently. ,
When it comes to school and classroom tools, cus- "
tomization is the key to productivity. Finding an orga-
nizational system that fits a student's style improves the
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So how do Bob and Mary Jo choose their school, 1A
supplies? Like all of today's teens and tweens, they're
looking for products- they can customize to meet their.
needs with enough style and fashion to express them-
"We've seen customization as a growing trend in
our classroom research," explains Brian Effer,
MeadWestvaco marketing communications manager. i ;
"Students each have their own unique way they use 1 '-
products. And increasingly, we've seen that there is a
demand for school supplies that allow students to cus- #
tomize them to meet their organizational needs." :' r
This research has resulted in the development of ,
products that are ideal for teens who want to express" '
their individual style and their organizational savvy.
Mary Jo's best bet would be a tool like the Five Star
Flex Hybrid NoteBinder. Featuring the storage capacity of a binder and the ability to flip the front cover over and lay flat like a notebook, Five Star
Flex gives students the freedom to add what they need and take out what they don't. Paper, handouts, pockets and dividers can be arranged to their
preference, making note taking and filing a cinch.
On-the-go students like Bob customize their supplies by drawing doodles and jotting to-do lists on the covers of their notebooks, folders and
binders. For those looking for customization without commitment, rewriteable supplies such as Mead Zwipes-are ideal. Featuring a unique plastic
surface, Zwipes products allow students to jot down "permanent" notes using a special Zwipes marker. Once they wiant to remove their work, they
simply use the unique marker system to unlock the ink and wipe it away.
Choosing the perfect school supplies can get kids more than a polished image and superior organization. Now, the more supplies they purchase
the more students can get the things they 'really want music, games and clothes. The national launch of Mead Money Madness.- the first-ever
loyalty program in its category lets students earn points for every purchase of Mead and Five Star school supplies. Points can be banked in an
online account by registering at www.MeadMoneyMadness.com. Shoppers can then spend points in weekly online auctions for MP3 players, video
game consoles, gift cards and much more.
Now, curing the end-of-summer blues is easy with the promise of prizes and the chance to start off the year organized, in control and in style.
Courtesy of ARA Content
: T eam of two or more when visit- their assigned rooms. foam and heavy sheetrock trouble. A pool gives the
Se n ing malls, restaurants, and Choosing the right between rooms and floors. kids an outlet for their
(Continued From B-5). other. public places, hotel for team trips is. Buildings are also con- energy.
Middle school athletes important.- In order for structed to minimize noise A few. simple rules of
Stay put -- students should always be accom- everyone to get a good intrusion from outside as conduct and the right hotel
should stay on hotel prop- panied by a chaperone or night's sleep, you'll want a well as from public spaces are a surefire combination
erty unless they are with a coach. hotel that is designed to be within the hotel, -including for pleasant team travel.
coach or chaperone, or quiet, like AmericInn. The separating the pool and For more information on
have received permission Set and adhere to a company makes a quiet recreation areas from the AmericInn, visit
to go somewhere else. curfew after all, the team hotel its priority its pro- residential portion of the http://www.americinn.com
members need to be well- prietary construction sys- hotel. Speaking of pools, /ara.
Use the buddy sys- rested and at their best for tem, called AmericInn make sure your team hotel
tem if students have per- the big game. SoundGuard, reduces has one. A team of teens
mission to leave the hotel, No switching rooms sound by using masonry sitting around with noth- Courtesy of ARA
they should stay in groups student must sleep in block, sound-deadening ing to do is just asking for ,Content
Page B-7/September 23, 2066
The Florida Star/Prep Rap
Art Program Help Inner-City Kids Improve Grades
Tenn. (UMNS) To i
casual passerby, the scene sports exhibition: an enor
might look like an extreme 'mous slingshot sstretche
*:ON. AIR PESoNA4TIES
.~~a' J. i I~1 piJnig
Ty i; St
A 13~:-:~~ "~_~~nO' g
- between field stakes, par-
d ticipants cloaked in pro-
.tective plastic garb, and
the cheers and shrieks
of the crowd.
iTwelve kids take,
turns firing projectiles
of paint at oversized
canvases, creating a
worthy of a gallery,
and noise reminiscent
of a football gamer.
But what is taking
place in a field behind
Methodist Church is
far more significant
than a casual competi-.
tion Children from
city are experiencing
the thrill of seeing
their own artistic tal-
ent make an impact.
"It makes me feel
special, and that I can
do a good job and
make things happen in
my life," says rsmng
soaked tennis balls.
and happy faces are
the kids' payoff for
sununer mornings hit-
ting the books, as part
of a program aimed at
raising the academic
performance of chil-
dren in the inuner city.
"These kids will
remember how\ much
fun it is creating the
art." says Becky Hall,
Christ Church director
of missions. "They
rewarding it is to cre-
ate something beauti-
ful, and that is an
insurance policy that
they will return to our
literacy program next
.' '- year."A child launches
S a paint-covered tennis
1B ball at a canvas across
the field as Jenny Smith
Two dozen women
prep canvases, soak paint-
balls and instruct pottery
women, who. call them-,
selves Moms ,on. a
Mission, use the extreme
art in tandem with the aca-
demic instruction offered
at the Bethlehem Center, a
United Methodist neigh-
borhood center in the inner
city..The -art and other
enrichment activities are a
lureto keep middle-school
students involved in the
academic tutoring. pro-
gram during the lazy days
"Our students have
scored below grade level
during their academic
year," explains the Rev.
Bethlehem Center execu-
tive director. "They must
have intensive work in
both language arts and
mathematics if they are to
reach their full potential in -
high school. We must
reach them now. The prob-
lem is that there are a lot of
distractions and reasons.
not to come to get the help
Enter Moms on a
Mission and extreme art
-classes. Several profes-
sional artists cdunt them-
selves among the group of
moms. They lend their tal-
ents to a number of diverse
artistic expressions that
draw the students' atten-
tion. and fire their ;cdllec-
"Today. I had a group
of boys who were very
apprehensive about com-
ing out .here to paint
because.they think that's ..
girl thing," says profes-
sional painter Jane
Newimaii. "Once they got
started; they siriply got
lost in the beauty and free-
dom of the art process."
Page B-8/.Sept~ember 23, 2006
The Florida Star/Prep. Rap
Sammie! He's Back and His
Photos 2006 by Andre' B. Murray/www. bernagency.photoreflect. com
Fans Are Loving It!
& _-R. J.,
i F- .4
By Rych McCain
Teen heartthrob and
smooth ." vocalist
Sammie is back on track
after a five year hiatus
from the music busi-
ness. At age twelve, he
exploded on the scene
with the number one hit
"' Like It. Howxever.
he took. time off to
enjoy a normal adoles-
cence and complete
high school without the
distraction and the
demands of the profes-
sional music lifestyle.
His fans missed him but
now, lie's back with a
kicking' new video and
single, "You Should Be
My Girl, from his long
awaited self-titled soph-
omore CD set to be
released October 3 on
Dallas Austin's Rowdy
Records label. The cut
is receiving major spins
at radio, MTV and BET.
Sammie recently com-
pleted the "Pantene Pro
V Total You Tour" and
the Russ Parr "Back To
School Bus Toir '"
The new album
sounds great and will
easily place Sammie
back at the top of the
R&B male vocal game.
What \\as it like this
By R'ch Ak/Caini
In my feature with
foxy NHRA race driver
Nicole.Lyons, I mistaken-
ly said' that Shirley
Muldowney was the first
black female NHRA drag
race driver in 1965. In
actuality; Miuldo\ ncle is
White and was- the first
female NHRA drag racer.
Lyons is the "first" Black
time around making the
"It was a lot of fun to
work on. I got to co-\\ rite
'a majority of the proj-
ect," he says. "I had a lot
of creative control so it
was a lot of fun."
How are the fans
receiXvin his nex\ single?
"So far so good. the fans
are receiving it pretty
well," Samnnie says.
How is our teen idol
holding up with all of the
traveling and one-
nighters? The answer to
that is a' io-brainer for
Sanmie. He quips, "I'm
young, so I'm like the
energizer battery, I keep
going and going." He
then turns serious and
continues, "I'm tired, but
I get my rest to make
sure that I'm able to do
what I got to do the next
'What kind of stage
show are the fans seeing
this time around?
Sammie's answer dis-
plays total confidence.
"Great singing, a lot of
energy. I feed off of the
fan's energy. My whole
thing is to be a vocalist,
that's my attribute." On
stage, it is basically-
Sammmie and his two
dancers. He takes pride
ernale drag racer. Hope
you enjoyed reading about
this history making sista
because she is fine, bad and
the real deal. Superstardom
for her is imminent!
TV talk show queen,
Ellen DeGeneres will host
the 79th Annual Academy
Awards which will be
broadcast live on ABC-TV,
SSunday, February 25, 2007
from the famed Kodak.
Theatre in the Highhlad &
Hollywood Complex in
Holl wood. This columnist
is on a personal crusade to
see that .young actress
KeKe Palmer is in the
house that night as a final
nominee for Best Lead
Actress for Akeelah and
the Bee. I will also include
actor Forest Whitaker as
Best Lead Actor for his
brilliant portrayal of former
Ugandan dictator, the late
in being a true, lone solo
performer, withoutt a
stage fill of gimmicks
and useless iiscella-
neous folks to fill in the
void that some aitisti eed
due to their owvn lack of
Now for you young
ladies who will be flock-
ing to Sammie's show
Idi Amini in the po\\ erfil.
Searchlight movie, Last
King of Scotland. The
Kids' WB] on the CW
schedule will launch
September 23rd \N ith four
new shows i.e.,
Whassup continued on D-8
-trying to get noticed by
him, he says there are
three main things a girl
has to ha e. "First of all
be God fearing. Second.
must have ambition. I
love girls who are inde-
pendent and have their
own thing going on.
Third. just likes to have
Sammie cont'd on D-4
Whassup In Hollyo So
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The Florida Star
Page D-3/Septerrber 23, 2006
African Heritage Cinema Crowns the I '*
Toronto International Film Festival
In the pantheon of film festivals,
Sundance and Cannes often steal
newspaper headlines, but everyone
in the film industry knows that the
Toronto International Film Festival
is the highest-quality film festival
in the world. Excellent films. The
most revered collection of direc-
tors. A dazzling array of cross-cul-
TIFF's devotion to diversity is
manifested in its long-held respect
and appreciation for African her-
itage cinema. In 2006, 10 African
diaspora films from 12 countries in
Africa, the Caribbean and South
America are an integral part of the
Feature Films: Catch A Fire
stars Derek Luke as South African
freedom fighter Patrick Chamusso
who, during apartheid, was one of
the African National Congress'
most heroic militants. Luke's stal-
wart performance and Phillip
Noyce's astute direction make this
socially conscious film an inspira-
tion. The legendary Chamusso
attended the film's premiere and
received a standing ovation; he and
the audience wept openly. Through
his ordeal as a hunted freedom fight-
er and tortured political prisoner
Chamusso focused on one principle:
"Forgiveness." And for Derek Luke
filming in South Africa was a revela-
tion, "Black people speaking French,
English, Portuguese and Zulu in one
city (Johannesburg)! I'd never been
to Africa before it was an amazing
Forest Whitaker also rtade a film
in the motherland; he portrays the
infamous Ugandan president Idi.
Amin in the emotionally charged The
Last King of Scotland. In this screen
adaptation of an award-winning
novel a young Scottish doctor (James
McAvoy) becomes the confidant of
Amin and romances one ofhis wives
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(Kerry Washington). Whitaker's
Oscar-worthy performance is as
indelible as Don Cheadle's in Hotel
Rwanda. The uncompromising
film holds Amin and European
interlopers responsible for
Uganda's tragedies. '
Spike Lee's HBO documentary
When The Levees .Broke: A
Requiem In Four Acts was present-
ed as a 4-hour film and warmly
received. The sexually flirtatious
Jamaican dance craze Bogle, and its
inventor who met an untimely death,
are explored in the racy, culturally
compelling Made In Jamaica. Two
brothers, gang leaders whose foot
soldiers (chim6res) where used by
Haitian President Jean-Bertrand
Aristide to intimidate opponents,
come into view in Ghosts Citd Soleil.
Wyclef Jean wrote the musical score
Films continued on D-5
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The Florida Star
TheR A N M N FIaS ra
Sammie continued from D-1
fun. Life is short and I'm
always joking and having
fun." Will we see
Sammie on the big screen
anytime soon? He says,
"Most definitely. I did
my first little role in a
movie called Steppin,
with Neyo, Chris Brown
and lMeagan Good, that
will be out next year, so
I'm trying to touch dif-
ferent genres of the
What is this ladies
man like in his off time?
That smile flashes again,
"I love to play basketball,
I workout in the gym,
that's -a good. stress
reliever. I mean anything
that will take -my mind
off of music for a little
bit. I write poetry and
read anything that has to
do with the music busi-
hess." His parting words
are uplifting when asked
about young people
going for their dreams.
Sammie says, "Definitely
pursue your dreams if it
is positive. Gang banging
is really not the way to go
in my opinion. It's too
many youth dying and
getting killed ,everyday
on the street over stupidi-
ty and things that are
really irrelevant, so I just
feel like it should stop. It
all evolves around hat-
ing. That's real clich6 to
say, but you shouldn't
hate and shouldn't gang
bang. Just do what you
do. Everybody lias'a gift
of some sort. Just be pos-
itive and go for what you
Films continued from D-4
and performed at the film's
Movies: The emerging
South African cinema is best
represented in the eclectic,
low-budget road movie
Bunny Chow, which stars
Kagiso Lediga, David
Kibuuka and Joey Rasdien.
Three Johannesburg friends
drive to a music concert and
riff along the way on girl-
friends, drugs, race and cul-
ture. The, comedians per-
formed at the festival's
annual Planet Africa party -
to thunderous applause. In
Antonia, three female rap-
pers living on the outskirts
of Sao Paolo reach for the
stars in the refreshing flick
directed by Tata Amarai.
SSistagod by, Yao Ramesar,
from Trinidad and Tobago,
centers on a Black female
"This year we've
brought audiences the sto-
ries of Idi Amin, Hurricane
Katrina and South African
freedom fighter Patrick
Chamusso," says Cameron
Programmer. "The African
experience is vast and
diverse, extending- far
beyond African borders to
include both Chad and
Trinidad, Nigeria and
Brazil, and we have films
from allof these countries."
The African heritage
fihns are in good company
with a near perfect selection
-of 352 international movies.
Movies To Keep In
Emnilio Estevez's Bobby, a
reenactment of the assassi-
nation ofBobby Kennedy, is
.this year's strongest
Academy award contender.
An all-star acting ensemble
Martin Sheen, Harry
Belofante, Sharon Stone... a
la Crash), poignant writifig
and superb direction almost
make" awards inevitable..
Jennifer Lopez and Marc
Anthony are both featured
in El Cantate (The Singer) a
biographical tribute to the
renowned salls singer
Hector Lavoe. The love of
family and heritage, provi4
a central focus for Mira
Nair's touching drama
Namesake, which explores
the experiences of East
Indians in America.
The variety, quality and
depth of films at the Toronto
International Film Festival
are unmatched. Another
stellar year. Another celebra-
tion of cinema with an
earnest tribute to black lJ
,and the. African diaspora.
The race for the Oscars
starts here. Expect Whitaker,'
Luke ahd Estevez's project
to be frontnruners.
IIEEK OF 09/23/06
(Jac ksonville Comcast
9 a.m.. "B Smith Style"
10 a.m.. "Boston Public"
12 noon. "Sho\tinme at the
5 p.m. 7 p.m., "227" &
7 p.m., "Good Times"
7:30 p.m. & 10 p.m.,
8:30 p.m. $ingletary $ays
"$ingletary $ays" shows
everybody how they can
"live rich" in an entertain-
S ing, humorous, and inci-
sive manner. featuring
best-selling author, syndi-
cated columnist, and
National radio contributor
7 a.m. "Sweating in the
Spirit" Get fit with
Donna Richardson Joyner.
11 a.m. "Parti Labelle"
4:00pm "Inside the
Caucus" a one-hour pub-
lic affairs program giving
you the inside scoop from
a black perspective of the
political activity in the
*Sat. 9/23,-. l:00pm -
"Martin" Marathon -
Watch Martin, Tommy
and Cole cut up during
this special "Martin's
Dawg Days" marathon.
Having a personal life isn't
easy, especially when
you're a small town radio
host in Detroit. Martin
learns the hard way that
while his listeners night
admire him, it's more diffi-
cult to get respect when he
Gina's best friend, Pam
James (Tichina Arnold),
doesn't approve of
NMartin's massive, yet frag-
ile, male ego. martin's
best friends. Cole Bro\wn
(Carl Anthony Payne II)
and Tommy\ Stra\-n
(Thomas Nlikal Ford). are
a little jealous of Mlartin's
steady relationship with
Gina and frequently com-
plain that Gina has too
much power over Martin.
Martin's life is a whirl-
wind when he goes to
Hollywood. meets Gina's
parents, gets caught in a
blizzard, fights a champi-
onship boxer, proposes to
Gina, loses his job, and is
evicted from his apart-
*Sun. 9/24, 9 p.m. -
Natalie Cole on _TV One
On One" Natalie Cole
talks about her legendary
family, her demons and
her latest CD.
*Sun. 9/24, 10 p.n. -
Black Don't Crack: The
Cosmetic Surgery Debate
examining the patients.
doctors and issues in the
world of plastic surgery
among African Americans.
Black Family Channel
Nlondav Saturday. 5 a.m.
8 a.m. & Sunday 5 a.m. -
3 p.m., "M-Powver
Ministry" Your daily
dose of power and praise.
Some of the world's most
dynamic ministers bring
forth the word with bold-
ness including Heritage
Christian Center Pastors
James & Teressa White of
8:00 p.m., "'Inside
9:00' p.m., "BFC All
9:30 p.m., "Spoken" -
Check out an emerging
generation of the most
prolific, poets, spoken
word artists and lyricists.
10:00 p.m.. nContrast A
tainment and lifestyle
8- p.m.ln Nbeb-Sofii- Caf
every NIonday night from
Dallas with DJ Frances
3 p.m., "The ThouSand
Dollar Bee" Fourth and
fifth grade students com-
pete for their chance to -
win cash and prizes as
they put their spelling and
grammar skills to the test.
6 a.m., "The Tom Joyner
7:30 a.m., "Health Corer"
8 a.m., "Jeff Majors"
9:30 a.m.. "Singletary
Noon. "TV One Access"
1 p.m., 1:30 p.m.. 4 p.m.
4:30 p.m., "Good Times"
5 p.m., 5:30 p.m., "227"
TV IN BLACK continued on D-7
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"Superman," "Legion. of
Super Heroes," "Shaggy_
& Seooby-Doo .Get a
. Clue," "Tom and Jerrm
Tales" and "Monster
.AlIerg;y based upon the
comic book series of the
same name. Also' kicking
-off the new season with
Sback-to-back episodes is
"Krypto the Superdog."
Last year's regulars to
return are "Batman,"
'Xiaolin Showdown" and
Geffen, A&'M Records) Rap-
Department headed by1 our
main man Kevin Black
recently hosted a listening
party for multi-platinunm,
award winning rap icon
Snoop Dogg.t His eighth
solo LP, "The Blue Carpet
Treatment," will drop in
November on .his
This project features
Snoop's -return to the
streets. and sounds that
made -him, a household.
name with his 1992 debut
on Dr. Dre's smash hit
"Deep Cover" on the certi-
fied' classic album "The
Chronic. The premier sin-
gle, produced by Pharrell,
titled "Vato." The Vato
video features Cypress
Hill's B Real, Kid Frost
and Oscar nominated actor
Edward James Olnios.
Other producers include
Dr. Dre, Timbaland and
Rick Rock with special
guest performances were
turned in by Stevie Wonder,
Ice Cube, The Game,
Brandy, R. Kelley and MC
Eight. This is rumored to
be Snoop's most anticipate
ed album yet.
The Black Dahlia;
.U n i v e r s a /,
Pic tures /Sign nature
Pi c t u re s / Nu
Starring Josh Hartnett,
'Scarlett Johansson, Hilary
Swank, Aaron Eckhart and
Mia Kirshner. Directed by
Brian DePalmer. Produced
by Debra Grieco Bergman,
Danniy Dimbort and Trevor
Short. This film evolves
around the true gruesome
murder of :actress Betty
Ann Short in Los Angeles
lin 1947. The murder has
Never been solved. The
movie version is not what
actually happened in real
life and can be confusing in
\ The two cops assigned
to the case i.e., Bucky
Bleichert (Hartnett) and
Lee 'Blanchard (Eckhart)
take the viewers through a
never ending maze of
Bucky gets hung, .up
Between. :his partner s
woman Kay, (Johansson)
and one of the murder sus-
pects Madeleine (Sw\ank):
Of course he bed hops with:
both while trying to fit all
of the odd shaped pieces
together. This film has a
weird feel at a hard to fol-
low pace. Some scenes are
grizzly and the action is
very limited. If this. film
were a TV movie, you
might change the channel
half \\ay through.
Hit me with. an e-mail,
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The Sucessful HonoredAs
Stars At Beaver Street Center
Mrs. Ruby Newman and husband TC, owners of Mill
Cove Golf Club.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--"'Nixing With The Stars" wias a
star-studded event attended by almost 150 people, utilizing
the opportunity to meet and talk \\ith successful entrepre-
neurs. The event recognized successfi l minority\ male anid
female business owners of all ages.
Two brothers, Ronald and Marcus Lew\is, stood out as
successful entrepreneurs since both are still teens. They
made those in attendance more proud when they told the
audience that theI wanted to show other teens that crime.
guns and drugs \\as not the answer and truly not a necessary
step in becoming a success.
Ronald, 19 and Marcus, 17, are the owners of
L2Unlimited. an e-conunerce one-stop shop that consists of
three divisions, athletics, electronics and promotions. They
plan to attend college ne\t fall. .
There \\as another group of teen-age boys that enter-
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Experience, are high school students but you would only
know that by looking at them, not by listening to their music.
Jackson\ ille can be proud.
Other honorees were Roy Campbell, President. R. L.
Campbell Roofing. Inc.. Karen Green. President, Publisher
and Editor of Women's. Digest for the past 15 years: Dr.
Wendell P. Holmes,. Jr., President of Wendell Holmes
Funeral Directors, Inc. Dr. Carlton D. Jones, one of
Dr. Carlton Jones, Ronald Lewis, Dana Lewis, mother;
and Marcus Lewis. (PHOTO BY FM POWELL).
Arthur J. Lee, Jackie Perry, Dr. Jarik Conrad, and David
Josephson. (PHOTO BY FM POWELL)
Northwest Florida's most
versatile civic, spiritual and ;M
business leaders. He is
Chairman of Colb co
Enterprises, a real estate
de elopment company as a
well as a general.partner of c y :
Gateway Shopping Center. .. -
Ar'thur J. Lee. President
and CEO of Lee. \Veslev &
Associates is also a managing p'
partner for Orlando
Foodser\ ice Partners. Inc. ,,
\\as an honoree at the e\ent.
Ricardo "Dick" Morales, Jr.,
Treasurer of Jaxport's Board i
of Directors was also ,hon- The Stars: Ricardo Morales,Jr., Ronald Lewis, Karen Green, Ruby Newman, Arthur
ored as well as Mrs. Rub) Lee, Noreen Young and Dr. Carlton Jones.
Newman. \% ho along \ ith her husband. TC, owns Mill Cove ties and has been seen on siich shows as Larry King, The
Golf Club. morning Show and the Florida News Network. ?
Mill Coive is the only African American owned golf Those in attendance enjoyed the food, .the music, the
course in the State of Florida. prizes and most of all; mixing with the stars while learning
InternationallN known make-tip artist. Noreen Young was some of their secrets to success.
also honored. She has enhanced the faces of many celebri-
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Ask Deanna! is an advice column known for its fearless approach to reality-based sub-
I had a friend that was lonely and unhappy, so I decided to
help her. I asked her to be my roommate and introduced her
to my crowd. She later told our mutual friends about my
personal business and she became best friends with them.
They told lies about me around campus, my grades deterio-
rated, and I lost my friends. I have wanted to get back at her
for backstabbing me. How do I repair a ruined reputation
and deal with these vicious two-faced people?
Totally Ruined On-Line Reader
Consider yourself lucky that your so-called friends have been revealed as wolves.
These weren't your friends to begin with and you shouldn't let them see you stress.
Hold your head high, get a life and find a new set of friends with high values and
morals. The two-faced people are beneath you and you should separate yourself.
Get a tutor to help pull your grades up, and stick with people that have common
interests. Stay positive, smile and keep it moving.
In your September 6, 2006 response to Miranda you sidestepped the issue of being
gay and the family mistreatment. All sin is unrighteousness! It makes no difference
as to whether or not the sin is a lie, stealing, or being-a homosexual. God destroyed
Sodom and Gomorrah for the sin of homosexuality. Her family should love her in
spite of her sin, but hate the sin. You gave very blunt responses to the others in that
issue, but you were not as firm with Miranda.
T.L.S. On-Line Reader
Miranda is a confused teen with no life experience and there's nothing firmer than
telling her to read the Bible if she's confused about her sexual preferences. True her
family should support her but she's now grown and leading her own life complete
with mistakes, pitfalls and drama.. Again, there was nothing better than referring
Miranda to the Bible, which is the tool I often refer to as Basic Instructions Before
**** ************* .
My girlfriend is sending mixed signals about our relationship. At times, she makes
me feel as if I'm the only one for her and other times she makes me feel as if she
doesn't want'me. ,As long as I'm spending money and things go her way she's
happy. When things aren't rosy or I have an issue or need attention, she acts funny.
I'm beginning to feel like she's using me but I don't know how to approach her.
How do I ask where I stand in, this relationship? .
Wayne Altus, OK
You're being used and have allow ed yourself to become a financial sponsor. If you
can't pull the money away and still get the girl, you have your answer. She doesn't
give a damn about you and her emotions are tied to your money and what she can
get out of you.' You can make an effort and let her know you're scaling back on the
spending and ask to have your needs met.' If she agrees to work on this, then stick
with it. If not, pack your bags and exit stage left.
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EARTH IS ONE COUNTRY
By Ester Davis
UPI Religion & Spirituality
How did you remember 9/11?
Are you sharing your faith?
And learning about another faith?
K' :" The Foundation for Pluralism covered two double
^^ headers on their agenda for Unity .Day USA, in
S remembrance of 9/11.Unity Day USA was born to
express that each one of the 297,018,658 of us are part of the mosaic that is America.
Peace and prosperity for every American is their visions. In order to achieve that,
the need is to remain connected to one another, come together as one nation under
God, with liberty and justice for all.
Come together is one of those meaningless buzz words used by every other speak-
er about anything, everything and nothing. It is abused and misused. But the
Foundation for Pluralism uses the statement and carries a 'big stick' of politicians
and faiths to seal and see the vision. The 2006 theme was Co-Existence and
Harmony. Impressively seated on the lengthy dias was the Honorable Mayors of
five(5)Texas cities, one Councilperson from Carrolltofi, a former FBI Chief and one
of the oldest and largest civic organization of our times, a chapter of The Lions
On the other side of the dias was the clergy of twelve(12)faiths. Each clergy submit-
ted a prayer. Respective members of that faith were requested to stand by the stage
and join the prayer leader upon their turn. Faiths represented were the African
Yoruba, Bahai, Buddhist, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Sikhism,
Wicca, Zoroastrianism and American Native. Wicca was the only one I was unfa-
One by one the politicians joined in with their religion. Now. I have a questioner for
you: How many of the aforementioned faiths are you familiar with? Areherthere any
.that should be added? If so, you can contact lNike rfoundationforpluralism.com.
Mike adds that pluralism includes Atheism, Just remember though that Atheism is
a non-prophet organization. Whatever your belief the point here is respect and tran-
quilitv within and with our neighbors.
What is Pluralism you might ask? Pluralism is an attitude of acceptance and
respecting every beautiful way people have come to worship the Divine, including
but not limited to
the other systems of belief. AsI touch the redial button in my brain everyreligion i
is recorded as 'the first and the chosen one.' Every religion is the 'only way', and
there are snow-top mountains of century old paperwork and documentation
archived to substantiate the credence of these beliefs. But the bare truth is that earth :
is one country and a higher power under any name. made it.
I was fascinated by the strength of The Foundation for Pluralism to connect elected
leaders and leaders of faith under one tent in large numbers. The evening ended with
the ever togetherness of food from the Texas Ranch Buffet, Wok of Fame, Halal
Chinese Restaurant. Fadi's Mediterranean Cuisine, Brick Oven, Kasbah Grille
Moroccan Cuisine and Afrah Restaurant & Pastries.
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JACKSONVILLE TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
Thursday. September 28, 2006-5 30 to 7 p.m.
Open House Format :.: : ,
Presentation and Formal Hearing begin at 6:30 p.m. ,.
Jacksonville Transportation Authority-Board Room
100 North Myrtle Avenue :- '
Jacksonville, FL 32204
Based on extensive passenger research and detailed analysis of Jacksonville's
continuing growth. JTA is proposing changes to make the bus system more
customer responsive and productive.: :
The JTA invites you to attend a public hearing to discuss our first phase of
proposed changes involving system improvements and modifications including
the reduction andlor elimination of unproductive routes where applicable.
Specific information will be provided on the following routes;
Proposed Bus Service Changes
X-3 Normandy Express: to improve efficiency, reduce or discontinue service.
OI- Rogero: to Improve service to Regency Square Mall.
, 0-1 NAS: to improve efficiency and system performance.
0-I NAS: on Saturdays only to reduce unproductive service.
R-I FCCJ Kent/Regency: for faster trips to FCCJ Kent Campus.
E-2 Phoenix/Blanding-Orange Park: to improve efficiency, discontinue
service on this route to the Phoenix area. Service still available on E-S,
.E5 Phoenix: add Sunday service.
Written public comments accepted before the close of the public hearing will be
placed in the public record. All interested persons or groups are encouraged to
S .attend 3nd participate. Public participation is solicited without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, age. national origin disability or familial status. This project
is being developed in compliance with Titles VI and VIII of the Civil Rights Act
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PUBLIC HEARING-JTA \\ill hold a public hearing
September 28 regarding possible bus senrice changes.
You may check for details on which routes are affect-
ed and the proposed changes.
FUNDING WORKSHOP-The 2006 Jacksonville
Small Business Funding Workshop \will be Tuesday,
October 24. 6:00-9:00 p.m. at the Beaver Street
Enterprise Center located at 1225 W. Beaver St. The
facilitators are National Credit Experts Anthony B.
Miles and Renee D. Crenshaw. The workshop is free
to all Business owners. An RSVP is required due to
limited seating. To RS\T. call (904) 265-4700.
STATE CONFERENCE-Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity,
Inc. \\ill hold its 2007 State Conference in
Jacksonville January 19-21. The conference will be
hosted by Nu Beta Sigma. Gamma PI, and Beta Beta
Kappa. For more information \write sigmas-
DOES M1Y VOTE COUNT?- A community forum
with a local panel and an informative presentation by
guest speaker Mary G. Wilson, National President of
the League of Women Voters, will be held on
Wednesday. October 4, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at Florida
Community College Kent Campus. 3939 Roose\elt
Blvd. (F 128 Auditonium). The forum, entitled "Does
My Vote Count?" \ill seek solutions and explore the
challenges of voting in Duval County and Florida.
Free admission and parking is available. For more
information call (904) 633-8311.
ANNUAL CONVENTION-The International
F&A.M. Masons. Inc. and Order of the Eastern Star
Flonda Exalted Degree department will hold their
Annual Convention in Jacksonville September 22-23
at the Marriott Hotel. The hotel is located at 4670
Salisbury Rd. The Annual Program will be held on
Friday. September 22. The Annual Banquet will be
held on Saturday, September 23. Renford P. Brown.
Grand Master. Christine Hayes. Grand Matron.
LADIES NIGHT OUTrGreater New Mt. Moriah
Missionary Baptist Church, 1953 West 9th St., invites
the public to Ladies Night Out on September 24 at
4:00 p.m. Special guest include Minister A. Renita
Allen and The Church Fellowship (Speaker), Minister
Angie Tomnpkins of The Sanctuary at Mt. Calvary, and
Minister Sandra Phillips of The Sanctuary at Mt.
Calvary. Rev. Dr. Percy Jackson. Sr. & Jr.. Pastors.
FLORIDA BLACK EXPO-Thomas-M lcCants Media
Inc., publisher of the Black Pages USA. State Farm
and Winn-Dixie will host the 5th annual Florida Black
Expo on September 30. from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
at the Prime Osborn Convention Center. Florida Black
Expo 2006 is an event that will be held in
Jacksonville. FL featuring over 200 exhibitors and
attracting more than 20,000 visitors. The, theme this
year is "Empowering Women." This is a family-ori-
ented presentation that exposes the community to
business opportunities and cultural resources. This
year's Florida Black Expo 2006 wiill include semi-
nars/workshops, a health fair, vendors, national guest
speaker, national .recording artists,. local enrtertain-
ment, youth-activities and food vendors. For tickets-to
the Florida Black Expo call: (904) 727-7451 or (800):
419-2417. Ages 5 to 17,.and children 5 and under get
in free. Parking is also available at no cost.
ANNUAL REUNION CELEBRATION-Plans are
being made for the January 6,-2007 Matthew, W.
Gilbert High School 9th Arnual Reunion Celebration.
Two representatives from each class 1952-1970 are
asked to become involved. A meeting will be held
every other Tutesday at 7:00 p.m. at Gilbert. Middle
School. Contact Almeyta J. Lodi (904) 355-7583 or
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to develop the ability to read with their children and, most importantly, for child
realize its fun and interesting. The organization hopes this will motivate child
become avid and lifetime readers. Low-level books are selected in an effort
intimidate the inmates or the children. The inmates receive books donated by
program is presented by Literacy Pros board members Denise Kirkland and
Hollomon (shown here). The program is currently being presented every
months on CCD located on Catherine Street in downtown Jacksonville. Tutor
needed. Contact Holloman at 955-3758.
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removed 10 bagsof non-native invasive plaits. The Nature C6nservar is po red
the event asipart of the 2006 Florida Coastal Cleanup. Volunteers worldwide participat-
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IVEPTEMBMER 23. 2006i
FAULE C-4 u 'A llZ
New Pastor Installed
At New Bethlehem
Rev. Eric A. Lee, MTH,
was officially installed as
Pastor of New Bethlehem
Missionary Baptist Church,
Inc. on Sunday, September
The newly installed pas-
tor's activities began on Friday
night with Moderator Rev.
Harold Legree and the
Baptist Association in charge.
On Sunday Rev. Solmon
Lee, Pastor of Greater Spring
Hill Missionary Baptist
Church, Tallahassee, Florida
delivered the morning's mes-
sage. The actual installation
took place at 5:00 p.m. with
Rev. Dr. Craig Riley, Sr.,
Pastor of Greater Mt. Pleasant
Baptist Church, Tallahassee
delivering an inspirational and
encouraging message. The
Voices of Mt. Pleasant provid-
ed songs of praises.
Other monsters participat-
ing throughout all services
included Rex. Charles Banks.
Rev. Dr. E. I. Norman, New
Bethlehem's Pastor Emeritus -
Rev. Joe Calhoun, Elder Lee
Harris. Rev. ,Dr. James
Sampson of Jacksonville.
Also present were Min.
Cornell Thomas, Jr., Min.
Marcus Footman, Dr. Jason T.
Black and Rev. Howard King
of Tallahassee and of course,
the ministers of New
Rev. Lee and his wife,
Charlette are the proud par-
ents of five daughters, Maya,
Erica, Lauren, Monica and
Ayonna. He is the son of
Moses Matthews and Cynthia
Lee Page and grandson bf
Perry G. (deceased) and Julia
Mae Rollins Lee.
He attended FAMU High
Community College, Florida
A&M University ,and
University of Manrland.
He also attended Sure
Seminary and. earned a
Master of Theology in 2005
Pastor Lee accepted
Chist as Lord and Savior in
1992 at the Greater Mt.
Pleasant Baptist Church
under the leadership of Dr.
He answered God's call to
preach in February 1994. In
1997, he began service as
Assistant Pastor of Mt. Olive
In November 1998, he
was installed as pastor of Mt.
Olive and served there until
February 2001. He returned
to Greater Mt. Pleasant and
Remained there until he was
called to New Bethlehem on
June 12, 2006
Since arriving in
Jacksonville, Pastor Lee has
participated '\ th JCAP seek-
ing ways to stop the violence
in Jacksonville,. attended
recognition ceremonies for the
Florida Star and Enunanuel
:Association and provides the
prayer on Tuesday nights after
his Bible Stud\ and Pra\er
Meeting on Impact Radio
Sho\\. WCGL-AM\ 1360..
Pastor Lee is a great addi-
tion to the City of Jackson\ ille
and our community. We wel-
come the Lee family to a long
and blessed relationship.
Mrs. Charlette Lee and Rev. Eric A. Lee
Rev. Eric A. Lee gathers with guest ministers.
Sis. Dee Woods and Pastor Emeritus Rev. Joe Calhoun
The New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church Choir
New Bethlehem's Deaconesses
New Bethlehem's Deacons
SEPTEMBER 23. 2006
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Steelers Were Down And Out In J-Ville;
Jaguars To Do The Indy Shuffle
The Jaguars harassed Pittsburgh Steelers quarter-
back Ben Roethlisberger, held Willie Parker to 20 yards
on 11 carries and ended the Steelers' nine-game win-
ning streak with a 9-0 victory the lowest-scoring
game in Monday Night Football history.
.. ". .:- With the win, the Jaguars open a season 2-0 for the
sixth time in 12 seasons 'and the second time in four
seasons under head coach Jack Del Rio. The Jaguars
won their firsf two games in 1997, 1998, 1999, 2001
and 2004. Josh Scobee kicked three field goals for the
Jaguars (2-0), who improved to 4-0, against the Steelers
T: in September and 3-0 against them on Monday night.
The Steelers (1-1) kept it close all game, and got the
ball back with, about five minutes to play, down 6-0.
But Rashean Mathis intercepted Roethlisberger's slant
pass and returned it into field goal range. Scobee.
kicked his third field goal, a 42-yarder with 4:26 left.
He had a13 1-yarder late in the third and a 32-yarder ear-
lier in the fourth, an'd that's all. Jacksonville would
"We moved the ball'well, but we did a liad job of
scoring points," quarterback Byron Leftwich said. "To
.move to the next level, we've got..to have more than
nine points but, we played a tough team, mian. The'
.. ,- Super Bowl champs. It was a tough, physical game and
we came out on top." Mathis picked off another one
with,' 1:44 remaining, sending Roethlisberger walking
I l L slowly to the bench. Mathis also sealed last year's vic-
tory at Pittsburgh, intercepting a pass in overtime and
--1 i returning it 41 yards for the, decisive score.
E'' li The shutout was Jacksonville's first since December
Jacksonville linebacker Nick Greisen (#55 in teal jersey) puts the finishing touches on a sack of Steelers 2003 against Houston. It also was the fifth time the
Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (#7 in white jersey). Jaguars defensive tackle John Henderson helped to apply the defending Super Bowvlchampions have been shut out:
pressure to the pressure to Roethlisberger The Steelers were down and out all night in a 9-0 loss to the Jaguars the 1980 Steelers were blanked once, and the 1981
during Monday Night football on September 18 in Jacksonville. (PHOTO BY LAURENCE GREENE) Raiders were shut out three times.
Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark (#25 in white jersey) and saftey Tyrone Carter
(#23 in white jersey) can't catch Jaguars wide receiver Reggie Williams (#11 in teal jer-
sey). Williams flashes a high profile smile after catching a pass from Byron Leftwich
and running for positive yards. Williams caught eight passes for 95 yards, including a
48-yarder on a short crossing pass on third down. Wide receiver Matt Jones finished
with six catches for 73 yards and each of his first five receptions resulted in first
downs (PHOTO BY LAURENCE GREENE)
Laila Ali On Garden Undercard
NEW YORK Another
Ali will box at Madison
Laila All. the daughter
of boxing great
Muhammad Ali, will
make her debut 35 years
after her father lost to
"Smokin" Joe Frazier at.
She'll be on the Nov.
l1 undercard ,f. the IBF
Wladimir Klitschko and
undefeated Call ii Brock.
All three appeared at a.
news conference Tuesday
at Madison Square
Ali, the WBC light
heavyweight champion, is
22-0 with 19 knockouts
since her pro debut in
"I'm excited to be at
Madison Square Garden,
the mecca of boxing." Ali
said. "There's a lot of
pressure being Ali's
daughter, but I always try
to do my best. I've got to
do my thing-- he's already
done his thing."
Ali's opponent will be
"We just signed with
this fight last week," said
her adviser, Damon
Bingham. "We're negoti-
ating. we should know in
a day or two."
Muhammad Ali attend-
ed his daughter's last fight
in Berlin. where Laila
stopped Sweden's Asa
Sandell in the fifth round
on Dec. 17.
The Jaguars defense stop Steelers running back Willie Parker (#39 in white jer-
sey). The Jaguars held Parker to 20 yards on 11 carries. Jacksonville travels
to Indianapolis, Indiana to play the Colts on Sunday, September 24. Though the
Jaguars often play tough against Peyton Manning and the Indianapolis Colts,
the Jaguars will try to hold a Super Bowl contender scoreless for a second
straight week as they visit the RCA Dome on Sunday in a matchup of undefeat-
ed teams. The Colts are 7-point favorites and the total is set at 44. (PHOTO BY LAU-
RENCE GREENE) '
Blazers' Randolph Won't Be Charged
PORTLAND, Ore.-- Portland Trail Blazers forward Zach Randolph was cleared
of a sexual assault allegation-after prosecutors said there is no testimony or evidence
to corroborate the story of the woman who accused him.
Multnomah County District Attorney Mike Schrunk announced Wednesday that
he will not prosecute the case against Randolph. who was never named as a suspect
The Trail Blazers issued a statement saying they were satisfied that Randolph was
cleared. "We're undertaking appropriate steps to work with Zach and his represen-
tatives to ensure that he understands the expectations for conduct by all of our play-
ers as representative es of this team and' our city," the team said.
BLACK COLLEGE FOOTBALL SCORES
Albany State 14, Stillman 7 -
Alabama State 31, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 13 -
Bethune-Cookman 45, SC State 21 -
California (PA) 43, Cheyney 8 -
Carson Newman 24, Saint Augustine's 14 -
Catawba 31, Virginia State 13 -
Elizabeth City State 43, Fayette ille State 31 -
Florida A&M 31, Howarc 23 /Final
Hampton 48, NC A&T,14 -
Houston 42, Gramblirg State 22 /
Kentucky State 34, Morehouse 31 -
Lane 27, Concordia 20 .
Miles 15, Fdct Valley State 7 -
Miss Valley State 23, Alabama A&M 20 -
Missouri-Rolla 49, Lincoln (MO) 7 -
Morgan State 28, Bowie State 20 -
New Mexico State,.40,.Texas Southern 14 -
Northwestern State 23, Delaware State 3 -
Prairie View A&M 26, Southern 23 Final OT
Shaw 26, Edward Waters 20 -
Tennessee State 31, Jackson State 30 Final OT
Texas College 37, Belhaven 34 -
Tusculum 28, Saint Paul's 0 -
Tuskegee 41, Benedict 14 -
Virginia Union 14, Livingstone 12-
West Va Wesleyan 21, West Virginia State 14 -
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Your Weekly Horoscope
(SEPTEMBER 23, 2006-SEPTEMBER 29, 2006)
SEPTEMBER 23, 2006
Man Plummets 50 Feet
To Grab Missing $20
Aries (March 21 -
April 19) An exasperating
week is coming
up for you as old
friends and family
get together and
plan the upcoming
Summertime vacations with
less than congenial agree-
ment! This is not a good
time to go on spending
sprees unless you need to
purchase necessities; bar-
gain hunting just came back
into style. The business
plans you have been work-
ing on show signs of becom-
ing a reality as someone
offers you financial backing.
Be sure to keep a controlling
interest as this is your train
and you know best h6w 'to
blow the whistle. Dreams
will take you to fantastic
places this week but it will
be a flight of fancy.
This week lucky num-
bers are: 4, 6, 12, 16, 22.
Taurus (April 20 -
May 21) The finances are
settled and all the
now all that is
left is the mov-
ig. Moving into your new.
home will take up most of
your week. Everyone is
ecstatic over the new place
so try to keep hold of 'a pos-
S sibly short temper so you -do
not spoil the :fun.
Remember, you only move
into your first home for the
first time, once. Try to be
sure everyone comes
through this with a lot of
happy memories they can
share in later years. Your
dreams are prophetic and
may contain a warning rele-
\'ant to the latter part of the
week. Meditate on them
until you are sr e you get it.
This ,week. lucky numbers
are: 8, 14. 16, 38. 44.
Gemini (May 21-
June 21) Apply
common.. sense to.
and you .will be
able to remove the stress that
is building up over your new
employment. Being straight
forward with:a person isthe
oly. l'vay to'go as 'the other
person can tell if you are
being completely, honest.
Don't be talked ou't of reach-
ing your goal when you are
so close to making your big
breakthrough. A child may
give you a few problems' but
nothing you can't handle
with love and tact. You will
have some fantastic dreams
so watch for them. Serial
dreams are rarely remem-
bered but you may get that
treat this week. This week
lucky numbers are: 6., 8. 18.
Cancer June 21- July
22) You have to put your
business first and that does
not always sit \vell with youl
as this week your compas-
sion and under-
.., sstanding will pre-
..1 vent others from
pami and depression when
you make a decision that
may not have their best
interests at heart. Rest
assured you are a great alter-
native to a power mad boss
who runs roughshod over
everyone in sight. Your
dreams serve to entertain
you this"week and lift your
spirits when you are feeling
low. A little quiet meditation
clears things up for you.
This week luck) numbers
are: 6, 12, 18, 28, 36.
Leo (July 23 August
," 22) Go on and get away this
week, you'll come back in
better shape and you may
even have new clients wait-
ing when you return. Try to
make time for vis-
iting some special
friends since your
has prevented your seeing
them for a while they are
anxious to see and talk with
you. And, a short trip will
refresh your mind and your
energies this week. Dreams
will be vivid and have a
message that increases your
faith and belief by leaps and
bounds. A good Technicolor
dream week for you is in
store'so listen carefully to,
the messages. This week
lucky numbers are: 2, 10,
20, 22, 28,.
Virgo (August 23 -
-September 22)You are
somewhat, of a philosopher
and everyone loves to gather
round yout and listen. You
m can and do use
S some of this talent
.to help others as
they lose their
path in life. You would be
surprised ho\" someone with
an uplifting.spirit is so hard
to find. Beware of large ani-,
mals this week as they can
look veir deceptivee and be
more aggressive than they
appear at first. Dreanis this
Seek are for your entertaii-
ment and should be taken as'
such. An angel may btimp.
into yoil on the street and
you treat him well. This
week lucky numbers are: 30,
32. 36. 44. 50.
Libra September 23
th October 23, 2006-A
new position at work will
this \\eek and it
looks like you
could have the
clear path to filling it. An old
friend perks your interest
when you realize that this
person is feeling romantic
about you and, unlike the
someone else, truly likes
'ou,..' Don't be taken in by
someone this,. week, who-
does not understand you.
You have only oneattraction
for :this person' and. I'll give.
you' the three guesses, free.
Work is satisfying this week
as yout accomplish more in
less tune. Your dreams this
week may tend to be on the
vague side but a few things
may get through for you to
meditate on. This week
lucky numbers are: -. 18,
Scorpio (October 24
is your greatest strength and
you may be called
on to put it to use
,fi this week as you
mediator by your
friends and family.
Everything you do. you do
well and this is no excep-
tion. Ho\\ever, do not get
too invol ed in the personal
affairs of other people any
deeper than you have to. you
could end up being the 'bad
guy' in their minds if the
decisions did not go their
way. If you treat all
strangers \well you may be
treating with angels
unawares. Dreams are noth-
ing much this' week so try
meditation for problem solv-
ing. This week lucky ntun-
bers are: 4, 8, 26, 28, 34.
S a g i t t a r i u s
A new job or y;
position is com-
ing your way and
it 'foks like a good one to
latch onto. A friend needs a
sympathetic ear and yours is
the chosen one. Your advise
is as sound as you always
make it and you save your
friend from making a bad
mistake. An aggressive indi-
vidual is not a happy person
and you find this out this
week as you tread on the
wrong toes and get an amaz-
ing reaction. Children will
need your guidance so plan
to work with your local
youth groups. Dreams this
week will be vivid and will
possibly answer some ques-
tions that have had you puz-
zled. This week lucky num-
bers are:2, 20; 32, 36, 3.,
C a'p r i c o r n
(December 22 January
A friend may
ask a favor from
you ,that you
really don't want
to do so you let this person
down easy as you help him-
find ,help, elsewhere. This
week will find you going on
a refurbishing spree either at
home or at the business
office: don't let those expen-
ditures get too far out of
hand. If you are not the boss
or the owner, use common
sense at work this week as.
you are highly creative but
the boss may not like your
approach to a particular proj-
ect he/she has outlined for
you to do their way. Your
dreams this \week 'will be
helpfuin:al :alareas if you
pay close attention to them.
They can even warn you if.
you are on the brink of trou-
ble. This week lucky num-
bers are: 24. 34. 52. 60, 72.
20 -February 19th)Your
performance on the job is is
rocking this week as you get
everything finished way
ahead of schedule.
Be a self starter on
other things that
needs doing but
be careful you are not so
efficient that you work your-
self out of a few hours pay
by getting to go home early.
Slow down, you are not in a
race and the boss doesn't
want things done that fast
anvyay. You pass on a good
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Your Weekly Horoscope
(SEPTEMBER 23, 2006-SEPTEMBER 29, 2006)
when he can,
investment idea to a friend
and you both do well. A new
love is on the horizon. this
week for you. Listen care-
fully to your dreams as they
are more profound this week
than normal and have hid-
den messages. It would pay
you to spend some time in
meditation. This week
lucky numbers are: 4, 10,
'46, 50, 62.
SPisces (February 19
March 20) Your week
ahead could be the best you
have ever had if you take
everything in stride and with
a grain or two of
salt. Try to relax
and just let people
and then you won't have to
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NTEW BR~UNSWICK. N.J.
-- A doctor has pleaded not
guilty to stealing a hand from
a New Jersey medical school
cadaver and giving it to an
exotic dancer, authorities said.
Ahmed Rashed, a "005
graduate of the University of
Medicme and Dentistrv of
New Jersey. was charged
Monday after voluntarily
returning from Los Angeles,
where he is in a residency pro-
gram, said his lawyer. Hassen
Rashed. 26. is free on
The dancer, Linda Kay,
kept the hand in a jar of
formaldehyde in her bedroom.
Friends have said she called
the hand "Freddy.''
Police discovered the
hand, along with six human
skulls, at Kay's home in July
after being called there on a
report that a roommate \as
swcidal. The roommate \\as
not homne, but Kay was.
Kay, 31, has pleaded not
guilty to unlawful disposal of
human remains. Her mother
has said she believed the
skulls \were bought from a
mail order catalog.
The left hand was taken in
May or June 2002. according
to an investigation by the
school and South Plainfield
police, said Middlesex County
Assistant Prosecutor Judson
Medical school -spokes-
woman Anna Farneski said in
a statement that the mnvestiga-
tion is ongoing.
The charge against Raushed
carries. up to .10 years in
T MONROE, N.Y. School officials apologized after an X-
rated font \as used on a third-grade spelling packet handed out
to parents. The font showed male and female stick figures in
provocative poses to form the letters of the alphabet.
Officials with the Monroe-Woodbury School District in
Orange County apologized last week after parents at. Pine Tree
Elementary School were given the spelling packet at an open
SAdministrators said the teacher did not use the font intention-
SMonroe is about 45 miles northwest of New York City.
September 16, 2006-
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PALMETTO, Fla. Mark Giorgio figured a 50-foot fall was
worth $20. Giorgio, 47, was counting his money Monday while
walking across the U.S. 41 bridge over the Manatee River when
a $20 bill blew out of his hand and flew over the rail.
He followed. And plummeted 50 feet into the river.
Then he swam about 100 yards to fish the bill from the water.
"I got my money back, hell yeah," Giorgio told the Sarasota
Herald-Tribune. "Twenty bucks is a lot of money when you're
He was fished from the water by a passing Florida Fish and
Wildlife Conservation Commission officer. Giorgio, who said he.
was already suffering from a broken collarbone, refused treat-
ment for cuts and scrapes he suffered in the fall.
Coffee Urine Case
AKRON, Ohio A former postal worker who poured urine,
into .his co-workers' coffee must serve six months in a jail work-
release program. Thomas Shaheen. 50. of suburban Spnngfield
Township. also must pay $1.200 to the people he used to work
with to cover their cost of making a secret video of his role in
tainting the office coffee.
Shaheen stood and apologized to several postal workers in
Akron Mtuicipal Court \here he pleaded guilty on Monday to
two misdemeanor charges of tainting food.
"I don't know what became of me." said Shaheen, a postal
employee for 13 years fired from his job at a post office vehicle
maintenance faciiht in Akron. "I hope you find it in your hearts
someday to forgive me."
The training occurred over several months. When workers
realized what was going on, the) told supervisors and an inves-
tigation began. \hen nothing came of the probe, workers had a
video camera installed in the room \"here staffers made coffee:
Shaheen was videotaped on two occasions in July 2005 pour-
ing urine into a coffee pot in a break roon'.
He didn't offer a motive, but his lawyer, Paul Adamson, said
Shaheen had been frustrated about his work.
"\Ve can't believe Thomas would d even stoop to this level for
his own personal revenge." said Jene Jackson. who worked with
Shaheen. "He would sit in the same room with people and watch
them drink his sick little brew and think nothing of it."
Attack Over Gas
SAN ANTONIO Police arrested a woman who allegedly .
attacked a San Antomio convenience store clerk on the head with
a hammer after he turned down her demand for free gasoline on..
Police said the \\oman told the clerk that she had no money
and was about to run out of gas.
After the clerk said no, police said the woman struck him
with the hammer, grabbed some change from the cash register
and fled.. Officers later found the woman stranded in her car.
The woman faces a charge of aggravated robbery ,with a
deadly weapon.The clerk is expected to recover.
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