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Suspect Caught In
Taxi Driver Killing
Rex Matthew McKennie
Denise Manning, 48,
was a driver for Gator
City Cab and had a male
passenger on January 11,
2006. She was found stuffed
in the trunk of her cab, where
she had been shot in the
Prior to her death, she
was able to activate her cab's
panic button which allowed
the GPS tracking system to
advise the company where
she was located. The vehicle
was located in the 1600
block of Payne Avenue.
The driver's cash and cell
phone was taken.
Even though Rex
Matthew McKennie, 19, had
left fingerprints on the car
trunk, and lived only a few
yards away from where the
panic button was pushed,
McKennie denied having
knowledge of the incident.
Later, his mother, admit-
ted to having a cell phone that
her son, had given her as a
gift. The gift was Denise
McKennie was later
arrested for another incident
Caught continued on A-7
First Homicide Since
There was a fire on the
second floor of a home on
Washington Street in the
First Black West Point
Commander Dies In Iraq
The nation is mourning the
death of Lt. Emily Perez. 23. the
first Black \\oman to serve as
corps commander sergeant
major at West-Point. Perez,
who graduated in the-top 10
percent of her class, out-ran
many men, directed a gospel .
choir, read the Bible every day.
She also headed a weekly' "
convoy as it rolled down treach-
erous roads, pocked with bombs '-
and bullets near Najaf, Iraq. As
platoon leader, she insisted on
leading her troops from the 'Je-'
front. She died Sept. 12 when a Lt Emily Perez
bomb detonated near her Humvee in Kifl, south of Baghdad. Shortly before shipping out to Iraq
with the 204th Support Battalion. 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry D division, she flew cross-country to
be a bone marrow donor for a stranger who was a match. She was the 64th woman from the U.S.
military to be killed in Iraq or Afghanistan.
Emmanuel Head, 19
Vincent S. Houston, 19
Lincolnville area of St.
Augustine. As the firefight-,
ers fought the fire, they found
Murder continued on A-7
Camden County law
enforcement had a drug
investigation beginning in
March which they called,
Cleaning." As a result of
their investigation, Torrence
Jones was arrested along
with other suspects. All of
the others arrested, accord-
ing to Torrence's family,
have been released but Torrence Jones and
Torrence is still serving time.Daughter
The father said, they called Torrence, the "king pin" but
his son does not even have "chicken pin" living conditions
even though he has a full time job.
Torrence informed his mother, who lives in Kingsland
and father, who lives in Jacksonville, of his arrest.
According to the family, they were advised by an employ-
ee of St: Mary's Hospital that Torrence was brought to the
hospital, badly beaten. The father said that when they saw
him, his head was so swollen, it looked like a pumpkin. In
addition to the swollen ;head, he had a busted lip. The
father said that the son advised that he bled from his head
for more than four hours before anyone would look at the
Beaten continued on A-7
Wins Georgia Lottery
Jacksonville Man Says, "We Want Our Son"
When Dominique talked
with The Florida Star, he did
not have this big smile. His
eyes were filled with tears.
He said, I have been watch-"
ing TV and ho\v Madonna
has adopted a baby from.
Africa and now the father is
saying. I didn't understand.
"I know what he feels," said
Jackson. "I did not know
until two days before my son
was born that his mother had
decided to give him up for
adoption and had already
signed papers agreeing to
such. But, I am the father.
and I "ant my baby so, I
to let them
Yohane Banda, know that
father ofbaby I want to
raise my own son. I con-
tacted his mother and she
tried to reach the lawyer
to let him know since I
had never been contact-
ed. But the lawyer never
returned our calls. Two
days later, on September
Not seen since 9-11-06.
19, 2006, our son was
bom and I was advised
that there was nothing I
could do. It was too
"Almost every night,' I
Son continued on A-7
News In Brief
Hate Crime in Mandarin
We are talking about 2006 in Mandarin, (Jacksonville)
Florida. A black family moved into the neighborhood
three weeks ago and found last night, their car had been
torched, the windows smashed and a note, written across
the car saying, "Move out of my neighborhood, (the N
word). It also had KKK on it.
City Councilwoman Glorious Johnson Gets
Extra Training to Help Community
Councilwoman Johnson attended a confer-
Sence in Austin, Texas with other city representa-
tives from around the country to learn how to
^. better serve the community they represent. She
brought back notes for all of Jacksonville repre-
sentatives to help them also better serve.
TICKETED FOR ANTI-GOP SIGN
Briefs continued on A-7
A lady in a Kansas town
received a citation for this stick-
er on her car. It was parked too
close to a voting place.
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Lisa Agent-Postell of Jacksonville with family members
at the Georgia Lottery Corp. Savannah District Office.
Lisa Agent-Postell was visiting her hometown of
Brunswick, Geogia when her brother had a lucky feeling. She
Splayed the Georgia Lottery instant game Slots of Luck, and her
brother's hunch was worth $250,000.
According to Lisa, she purchased the ticket after her broth-
er voiced his lucky feeling. The ticket was purchased at Andy's
Discount Stop on Gloucester Street in Brunswick.
The 41-year-old said that she and her husband were in the
middle of hunting for a new home. Now, she said, "this will
help us make a nice down payment.
"Color Of The Cross"
Jean Claude LaMarre as
Jesus in the movie, "Color
Of The Cross." AP
Go see the movie. It will
show the traditional last 48-
hours of-the life of Jesus
Christ but this time, as many
of us have always been told,
Jesus is black with kinky
hair. The message for all
Americans in this movie, is
color doesn't matter.
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President and CEO, The National Urban League
community experienced a
major loss earlier this month
when Negro Leagues great
John "Buck" O'Neil died at
the age of 94 of congestive
Unlike Jackie Robinson,
who gained national promi-
nence as the first Black base-
ball player in the major
leagues, Buck missed out on
integration by a year or two.
His playing career was wind-
ing down as the color barrier
was broken. But he still man-
aged to make his own impact
in the dugout. As the major
leagues' first African-
American coach, he brought
numerous Blacks to the
"show," including future Hall
of Famers Lou Brock and
Born on Nov. 13, 1911 in
Carrabelle, Fla., Buck got his
first taste of baseball at an
early age through his father,
who played around town on
local teams. Nicknamed
"Buck" after Buck O'Neal,
co-owner of semi-pro team
Miami Giants, he was denied
the opportunity to play'major
league baseball because of
his skin color. So, Buck made
the most of the limited oppor-
tunines available, caring out
an illustrious career in the
American Negro Leagues.
After a short stint in
Memphis, he returned home,
to the Kansas City Monarchs
from 1938 through 1955,
with the exception of a two-.
year break to serve in the U.S.
Navy during World War II.
With a career batting aver-
age of .288 including four
.300-plus seasons, the first
baseman led the league in hit-
ting in 1946 with a .353 aver-
age. A year later, he achieved
his career best -- .358.
A veteran of three All-Star
games and two World Series,
Buck joined the legendary
Satchel Paige to play numer-
ous exhibition games at the
height of the Negro Leagues
barnstorming in the 1940s.
He rose through the ranks
from first baseman to play-
.er/manager from 1948 until
he turned to full-time man-
agement in 1955.
He finally got his own
chance in the major leagues,
starting off as a scout for the
Chicago Cubs, where he
remained 1988. In 1962, he
became the first African-
American coach. Buck even-
tually returned home, joining
the Kansas City Royals as a
scout in 1988 and earning
"Mid\west Scout of the Year"
honors a decade later, at the
age of 86.
But not until 1994 did
mainstream Americans final-
lv know who he was. thanks
in part to his role in Ken
Burs' PBS documentan
narration of the Negro
Leagues' history won him
widespread respect and major
media attention, including
appearances on "Late Night
with David Letterman" and
the "Late, Late Show with
As head of the Negro
Leagues Baseball Museum in
Kansas City, he proved a tire-
less crusader for Negro
Leaguers deserving Hall of
Fame recognition and official
historian/storyteller of the
Negro Leagues. In fact, earli-
er this year at 94, he proved
instrumental in getting 17
Negro League legends
inducted. He, however,
missed the Hall of Fame by
Even so, Buck held no
grudges and harbored no bit-
terness. He even gave a
speech at the induction. He
always said he was "right on
time" despite not receiving
baseball's greatest honor.
In 1995, he, according to
the Kansas City Star, waxed
philosophic before a group of
200 well-wishers on the Hall
of Fame's failure to induct
"God's been good to me.
They didn't think Buck was
good enough to bein the Hall
of Fame. That's the \vay they
thought about it and that's the
\vay it is, so we're going to
live with that ... Just keep lov-
ing old Buck. Don't \\eep for
Buck. No. man, be happy, be
thankfid," he said.
At his memorial service.
\ which drew\ more than 10.000
mourners, his great-great
nephew John O'Neil Askew
-was called to speak of
"He was the most ground-
ed person in bur family. He
was not caught up in the hype
of being the ambassador for
the Negro Leagues. He was
just 'Uncle Buck'," he said,
according to the Associated
Buck died knowing his
sacrifices paved the way for
greater opportunity for
African-Americans in his
beloved sport. He might not
have achieved the fame of
Martin Luther King Jr. or
Rosa Parks or Jackie
Robinson or Hank Aaron but
he played an instrumental
role in breaking down the
color barrier in our country in
his own way.
When faced with limited
opportunity, he took adverse
circumstances and made the
most of them. Although he
personally didn't realize his
ultimate dream of playing in
the major leagues and win-
ning a spot in the Hall of`
Fame, he opened doors that
enabled his successors to
realize their dreams.
His life should stand as an
example that a dream
deferred is not necessarily a
dream deferred when it
entails making the dreams of
others come true.
Now, if only the Hall of
Fame will come to its senses
and vote him in posthu-
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Faith In Our Community
-Schedule of Events and Services-
RECOGNITION CELEBRATION-New Life Ministries
and George and Americus Spencer
will host a program on Saturday,
October 28, 6:00 p.m., glorifying
SGod for what he has done in the life
of Evangelist Georgia Bell Jones.
Pastor Martina Newell of The
White Dove Holiness Church and
WCGL's Bro. Ralph Jennings, pre-
siding. General Elder Frank
vanglist Matthews of The House of God,
Georgia Bell Jones Church of The Living God, Pillar
Ground of Truth is the speaker.
Other participants include guitar specialist Johnny Harrell
(Miami) and The Harrell Gospel Singers, New Creation, The
Sunnyrose Gospel Singers, Deacon Kilpatrick and The Soul
Savers, Deacon Cruise, Deacon Sammy Henderson, The
Florida Travelers along with others. The program will be
held at New Life Ministries located at 513 Odessa St. The
public is invited to attend.
CHILDREN'S SABBATH-Ebenezer United Methodist
Women and the Youth and Children Ministries of Ebenezer
will celebrate the "Children's Sabbath" at the 11:00 a.m.
Worship Service on Sunday, October 29. "'Congregations
Stand for Healthy Children: Bringing Hope and Healing" is
the 2006 National Observance of Children's Sabbath theme.
Mrs. Anita Campbell, member of the staff at Florida United.
Methodist Children's Home in Enterprise, FL, is the speaker.
Musical selections will be provided by Ebenezer's Children's
Choir and special guests. Rev. Newton E. Williams, Pastor.
THE HATITUDE-West Union
Missionary Baptist Church, 1605 W.
Beaver St., presents "The Hatitude" on
November 5, 4:00 p.m. The special
guest.Mistress of Ceremony is Roslyn
Burrough (Auntie Roz), singer/actress,
creator and producer of The Auntie Roz
Peanut Show. The public is invited to
attend and wear a pretty hat. A prize
will be awarded for the prettiest hat.
Other special door prizes will be Roslyn Burrough
awarded. This event is presented by Ms. Lillian L. Smith
(Contestant 7). Rev. Leroy C.'Kelly, Pastor.
S CELEBRATION OF LOVE-A Celebration of Love honor-l
S ing Sis. Rose S. Kirkland's Third anniversary and 14 years
serving as Mistress of Ceremony in Jacksonville and sur-
rounding areas, will be held No% ember 5. 6:00 p.m. at Angel
r Square (Old Skate City) located at 5133 Soutel Dr. Featured
guests include Williams and The Anointed Praise Singers
(Brunswick, GA), Faithful Few GospelSingers (Madison,
FL), Higher Praise Gospel Singers (Lake City, FL). Elder
Robert Jackson and The New Spirit Travelers. Rejoice
Gospel Singers, Gospel Tones, The Sunny Rose ,Gospel
Singers. New Creation, C. E. Laney Choir, Royal Spirituals.
soloist/recording artist Dea. Marv in Kirkland, and many oth-
.ers. The public is invited to attend.
PEARLS AND CUFFLINKS GALA-The Dr. Eartha M.M.
White Birthday Celebration Gospel Fest will feature a Pearls
and Cufflinks Gala on Sunday. November 5 at 5:00 p.m. and
Friday. November 10 at 6:00 p.m. at Zion Hope Baptist
Church. 2803 W. Edgewood Ave. (Rev. Clifford Johnson,
Pastor) and CitiCard Campus, 14000 Citicard Way. The two
events celebrate the Clara White Mission's 102nd anni er-
sary of service to the community and coincides with the
130th birthday of the mission's founder, Dr. Eartha M.M.
White. Special guests include recording artistilyricist
Victoria Farrie, Nu Testament. Golden Clouds, Lil Jessie and
the Miracles. Shirley and the Sons of Harmony, Jerry Cannon
and the Caravans. Elder aridEvangelist Gregory Vickers.
Elder Robert Jackson and the New Spirit Travelers. Nu
Sound Gospel Singers, Spirit and Truth Dancers, Ella Maec
Chappell, Sisters of Praise, and Al Andres. Proceeds to ben-
efit the Clara White Mission. The Gospel Fest is sponsored
by the "friends of Clara White Mission. The Gala is spon-
sored by CitiCard. For ticket information call: (904) 354-
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FAMILY AND FRIENDS DAY-Mount Sinai Missionary
Baptist Church, 2036 Silver St., will celebrate Family And
Friend's Day on Sunday, October 29 during the 10:30 a.m.
Morning worship services. Rev. R. L. Gundy, Pastor.
CHURCH ANNIVERSARY-New Bethlehem Missionary
Baptist Church, 1824 Prospect St., will celebrate its 87th
Church Anniversary November 9-12. "A New Beginning
(Ezekial 36:26)" is the motto. Thursday Night Praise Service
will be held in the church sanctuary on November 9 at 7:30
p.m. Various spirit-filled artists will be featured in worship
through song. Visiting churches will participate on Friday,
November 10. Rev. Dr. Gary L. Williams of First Baptist
Church of Mandarin is the guest speaker. The Youth Church
will feature gospel rapper, "Broken" along with dance
expressions, worship and praise through songs during the
Saturday Youth Explosion on November 11 at 3:00 p.m..
Sunday School classes on November 12 at 9:30 a.m., will
present worship through teaching and studying God's word.
Intercessory Prayer will be conducted at 10:45 a.m. on
Sunday, November 12. Morning Praise and Worship Service
at 11:00 a.m. will feature Rev. Lorenzo Acoff (Greater
Macedonia Baptist Church) as guest speaker. The public is
invited to join in the celebration.
CHURCH AND PASTOR'S ANNIVERSARIES-The
public is invited to share in .the celebration of the 156
Anniversary of Second Missionary Baptist Church and the
20th Anniversary of the pastor, Rev. Odell Smith, Jr.,
November 5, 8-10 and concluding on November 12. "Telling
Others of Jesus and God's Love" is the theme.Services begin
nightly at 7:30 p.m. Services on Sunday, November 12 will
be held at 11:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Rev. Dr. H. T. Rhim,
pastor of St. Joseph Missionary Baptist Church, is the speak-
er. The church is located at 954 Kings Rd.
MAN-TO-MAN WORKSHOP-First Baptist Church of
Mandarin is approaching the third week of its six-week wor-
ship exclusive for men entitled "MAN-To-MAN". The
workshop is held every Monday evening from 7:00 to 8:15
p.m. in the main sanctuary of the church located at 3990
Loretto Rd. The workshop continues through November 6.
Some 500 men attended the workshop for each of the first
WEST UNION'S FAMILY AND FRIENDS CELEBRA-
TION-West Union Missionary Baptist Church located at
.1605 W. Beaver St. celebrat-
S EAT ed- its Annual Family and
Friends Day be on Saturday,
Sfc.B 'October 21 with an annual
Health and Fun Fair.
oT LLr D-J e, died begun at 10:00 a.m. The
October 13. 2006.
BREWER-Harvey L., died celebration continued with
October 17. 2006. A.B. Sunday School at 9:30 a.m.
COLEMAN MORTUARY. and Morning worship at
INC. 11:00 a.m. Sis. Sandra
CALDWELL-Joyce, died Thompson and Dea.
October 16, 2006. Cornelius Williams, Co-
FLOWERS-Alonzo, died Chairs. Rev. Leroy C. Kelly,
October .18, 2006. : Pastor.
GREEN-Deborah Ann, died SERIOUS PRAISE-A
October 13, 2006. serious Praise service as
GRIFFIN-Samuel, died presented byP iSword ad
October 18 2006. presented by Sword and
GORDON-Mnister Curtis. Shield Kingdom Outreach
died October 17, 2006. Ministry on October 22, 3:45
HARRIS-Harvey Lee, died p.m. at Father House
October 14, 2006. Conference Center located at
JOHNSON-Moses "Bunny" 1.829 Monument Rd
G, died October 16, 2006. (Building 2) Various choirs
KITT-Ervin, died Octobei 21, and soloists were featured in
2006, a Heart-To-Heart Fellowship
LANGTRY-James Charles, Musical. -Rev.. Mattie W.
died October 21, 2006. Freeman, Sword and Shield
LONON-Dan, 81, died .
October 16, 2006. ALPHON- Founder'Pastor.
SO WEST MORTUARY. ANGEL TREE 2006-
C. PRISON Fellowship
MCCASKILL-Darryl Lewis, Ministries is preparing for
died October 17, 2006. Angel Tree 2006 to help chil-
MCGRIFF-Richard, died dren of prisoners experience
October 20, 2006. a very Merry Christmas.
RILES-Erick N., died ANy church that has not
October 18, 2006. received an Angel Tree
ROGERS-Roosevelt, Sr., Package should call toll free
died October 14,2006. at 877-922-7259 and request
ROWELLCarol, died (tell how many children
October 18, 2006.any children you
SMITH-Lucious, died will sponsor). For more
October 16, 2006. information or questions,
STYLES-Brian J., died call Sam Roberts at 904/779-
October 21,2006. 7707 or 994-1044 (cell),
WALKER-Voncetta L., died Betty Tutt at 904/764-1104,
October 19, 2006. or Erilerne Menefee at
WILSON-Thelma, died 904/389-5984. You may
October .18, 2006. also make ai donation to
WIMBERLY-Curtis L., died PFM, P.O. Box 37676,
October 20, 2006. Jacksonville, FL 32206.
WRIGHT-Rosa Lee, died Listings are due the
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New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church
1824 Prospect Street Jacksonville, FL 32208
Sunday School .....................................9:30 a.m .
Sunday Morning Worship .......................11:00 a.m. ,'
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 ;
Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church
Worship Service 10:00 a.m.
Church School 8:45 a.m.
Fulfillment Hour Bible Study 6:30 p.m.
Every 2nd & 4th Thursday 10:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon
Joy Explosion Ministry 6:30 p.m.
201 East Beaver St (904) 355-9475
Rev. F.D. Richardson Jr., Pastor.
Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church
2036 Silver Street Jacksonville, FL 32206
Rev. R. L. Gundy, Pastor
(904) 354-7249 Church
S Bible Power Enrichment Hour
: Sunday School 9:15- 10:i5 a.m.
Baptism-Praise & Worship
(Sanctuary) 10:30 a.m.
Youth Church-2nd & 3rd Sundays
Fellowship Hall 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday, Noonday Prayer 12 Noon
Inspiration Wednesday Worship Service....................6:00-8:00 p.m.
Prayer Meeting & Bible Study, Youth Bible Study & Activities
MT. CLARITY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
1417 North Laura St Jacksonville, Florida 32206
George Harvey, Jr., M.A, M. Div., Pastor
Telephone: (904) 356-0664 or 768-4453
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Silzbacher Outreach Sen ice ........... ..............8:30 a.m.
Sunday3 School. .. ..... .. .............. .........10-00 am
Morning Worship .. ............. ........... I 00 a m.
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"There's Always Something
Happening On the First Coast"
Ms. Senovia Lance Passes The Bar, 'Part Deux'
Following Sunday Church Services Ms. Senovia
Lance thought she was being treated to an afternoon din-
ner preceded by a ride around town with her church
friend, Ms. Melissa Fulmore. Much to her surprise this
was all a pretext for 'buying time' until the 'magic three
o'clock hour' where family and friends from far and near
were awaiting Ms. Lance's arrival at the Deercreek
Country Club. Ms. Lance, I'm told was under the
impression that she might be sworn in during Sunday
services. When that didn't happen she continued her day
with an afternoon outing with her friend, Ms. Fulmore,
from church. It was a total surprise when she arrived at
the Deercreek Country Club. Awaiting her in the Dining
Room were family and friends from college, law school
and church. Ms. Lance's parents Mr. and Mrs. Edward
Lance had invited family and friends to join in celebrat-
ing their daughter's achievement. Young Ms. Lance had
graduated from Stetson University School of Law and
she had passed the Florida Bar examination. With the
very able assistance of Mrs. Lance's Sandalwood High
School co-worker, Mrs. Clementine Scott they pulled
the surprise off. They even brought business attire for
Ms. Lance to be very appropriately dressed for her
swearing in ceremony.
The Reception Celebration held in Attorney Lance's
honor at the Deercreek Country Club where she was
sworn in by the Honorable Judge Henry Davis was
truly a celebration. There were: Greetings from her pas-
tor, Bishop Edward Robinson, Sr., Southside
C.O.G.I.C: words of inspiration from her Clearwater, FL
church family pastor, Elder Matthew Bryant, Emanuel
C.O.G.I.C, Clearwater, FL (who was accompanied by his
wife Mrs. Cheryl Bryant; Deacon and Mrs. Wilbur
Braddy and The Irvin Gulleys); spiritually uplifting
solos by Mses. Camille White and Carol Robinson;
expressions from the family; and a closing prayer from
Evangelist Doris Rodgers.
The Honorable Heinur Davis, also a Southside native
gave very inspiring remarks to Ms, Lance prior to the
swearing in. Judge Davis was accompanied by his love-
ly wife Mrs. Linda Davis, who assisted the Judge in get-
ting dressed in his judicial attire for the occasion.
The Florida Star staff was privileged to witness such
a momentous occasion! !
Newsmaker-Dr. Freddie Lang Groomes-McLendon
Dr. Freddie Lang Groomes-McLendon, National
Parliamentarian, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. was
recently appointed to the Board of Trustees for Edward
Waters College, Jacksonville, FL.
When making this appointment Bishop McKinley
Young, chairman of the Trustee Board stated, "The board
unanimously resolved to elect Dr. Groomes-McLendon
because of her education background, outstanding repu-
tation in the community and her service." Locally we
know of her years of commitment and services at Grant
Memorial A.M.E. Church as a youngster. It comes as no
surprise that her service to her church as not gone unno-
Dr. Freddie Lang Groomes-McLendon recently
retired from Florida State University where she served as
Executive Assistant to the President. She is married to
Dennis A. McLendon, Sr. and the mother of Mrs.
Linda Groomes Walton and the late Derek RaMone
A Shout Out' for Cakes
Galore & Much More Bakery
It's been nearly two years now since Cakes Galore'&
Much More Bakery owned and operated by Mrs. Pearl
Graham-West. Mrs. Graham-West wvho has beer bak-
ing professionally for over. forty years truly knows her
craft according to my Mom (who has been baking for
seventy plus years). Located at 48th & Main Shopping
Mall, the delicious smell of baked goods and the out-
standing decorated cakes surrounding the walls can com-
pete with the best of bakeries. Not only are her cakes
beautiful, they have the truly homemade flavors that only
our ancestors could create. While there we enjoyed
pound cake, wedding cake, brownies and oatmeal raisin
nut cookies that were simply divine!!
This \will be one of my regular stops from now on
when I'm on the Northside. i
Don't forget to let us know of your upcoming events.
Contact us at 904 766-8834; E-mail
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fax (904) 285-7008.
See you in the paper!
A very surprised Ms. Senovia Alicia Lance arrives at the
Deercreek Country Club.
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A very proud grandmother Mrs.
granddaughter Attorney Lance.
nkie Dixon with her
Missionary Carol Robinson sings 'To God Be the Glory."
Dr. Freddie Lang Groomes-McLendon
Ms. Camille White stirs this guests with her rendition of
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her Cakes Galore
Mrs. Pearl Graham-West stands with
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New Data Hint At Oncoming Cocaine Epidemic
GAINESVILLE, Fla.-- Like some drug d6ja vu, cocaine
use is once again on the rise among students and the rich and
famous, a trend University of Florida researchers say likely
signals a recurring epidemic of abuse.
Once known as the champagne of drugs, cocaine killed
"Saturday Night Live" comedian John Belushi and basket-
ball star Len Bias in the 1980s before use declined in the
Now new data from UF and the Florida Department of
Law Enforcement show that since 2000 cocaine has increas-
ingly been cited as the cause of death in coroner's reports,
and that the number of cocaine deaths per 100,000 people in
the state has nearly doubled in the past five years, from 150
in 2000 to nearly 300 in 2005.
The steepest per capital rise in death rates was in college
towns and wealthy, upper-class seaside communities, such as
Melbourne, West Palm Beach and the Florida Keys.
What's happening in Florida is likely occurring coast to
coast, says Dr. Mark Gold, a distinguished professor of psy-
chiatry, neuroscience, anesthesiology and community health
and family medicine at UF's College of Medicine. Gold and
colleagues analyzed FDLE data gathered in Florida and pre-
sented their findings Oct. 15 at the Society for
Neuroscience's annual meeting in Atlanta.
"Our data is closest to real time to any data available in
the United States," Gold said. "With death reports, there is
no fudge factor. The other states will show the same thing:
That we are in the early stages of a new cocaine epidemic
that is being led by the rich and famous and students with
large amounts of disposable income and that is responsible
for more emergency room visits and more cocaine-related
deaths than we have seen at any time since the last cocaine
UF Study Reveals
Many People With
Driving To Work
Prescription drugs, often abused for the immediate rush
of euphoria they trigger, can cause sudden respiratory or car-
diac arrest. In contrast, cocaine's cumulative effects --
including blood vessel damage that increases the risk of
heart attack or stroke over time -- can unexpectedly kill years
after abuse begins, Gold said.
"Cocaine gives them a feeling of incredible mastery, that
they are immune to the laws of nature," said Gold, who is
affiliated with UF's McKnight Brain Institute. "But it causes
consequences. You can't say you are out of the risk window
simply by surviving the use event. Death can come some
time in the future." Cocaine temporarily induces a high but
depletes the feel-good neurotransmitter dopamine, which in
turn triggers a craving for more of the drug. It is this "drive
for the drug," he said, that makes it more likely for someone
who has used cocaine once to use it a second time.
Gold and his colleagues, including Bruce Goldberger, a
professor of pathology, immunology and laboratory medi-
cine at UF's College of Medicine, said models, artists and
other celebrities addicted to cocaine have "advertised" the
drug, enticing students and others with disposable income,
who are now among the most frequent users.
Funding for the data analysis came from the UF
Foundation's Substance Abuse Research Endowment.
UF experts said the recent spike in deaths should serve as
a wake-up call, prompting more drug education in schools
and communities nationwide.
Gold said such interventions are necessary to avoid
another full-fledged cocaine epidemic. "Hopefully, with
warning and prevention we can help users realize that this is
a chronic problem without a cure and their longevity is at
Lorna Augustin dances with the Dominica flag Friday
afternoon during the CaribSA Dance University in
Turlington Plaza. CaribSA held the event to teach tradi-
tional Caribbean dances to the students..
Even though they are at
high risk for car accidents,
many people with epilepsy
whose seizures are poorly
controlled continue to drive,
according to a* new
University of Florida study.
The main reason they
continue to get behind the
wheel? It's often the only
way they can make it to
work, say UF researchers,
who cite the need to keep
patients \ith epilepsy pro-
ductile vet safe.
Nearly one in every five
is hitting the road, the UF
research revealed. The
study, described in the jour-
nal Epilepsy & Behavior,
was the first to look at fac-
tors that influence why they
do, said /co-author Dr.
Ramon Bautista, an assistant
professor of neurology at the
UF College of Medicine-
"Whether or not they can
* drive and how they can drive
is always an issue with the
Bautista said. "We set out to
identify two things what
factors are associated with
driving and why folks who
ought not to be driving con-
tinue to drive."
More than 2.7 million
Americans live with epilep-
sy, a disorder in which nerve
cells in the brain misfire,
sometimes causing them to
lose control of body move-
ments. Accordingly, all
states have enacted strict
laws regulating whether
people with epilepsy are
permitted to drive. Most
mandate that drivers be
seizure-free for at least six
months to a year, Bautista
But even strict regula-
tions don't keep some
epilepsy patients from driv-
ing when they're not sup-
posed to. UF researchers
surveyed more than 300
patients in northeast Florida
and southeast Georgia being
treated for epilepsy and'
found that nearly 20 percent
of those who had at least one
-seizure a year dip~e.
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Slave Reparations Critics Blast New Brown University Report
Carlisle, director of
.policy at the
National Legal and
and its president
Ruth Simmons for'
the issuance of a
.T.e "report titled, Slavery
::':.-rC. and Justice, which
was intended o
isi"" '., detail e the
University's links to
While the report
Dr. Ruth J. Simmons, President does not formally
apologize for Brown's
links to slavery, its recommendations amount to a de fact
apology. The committee says that the school should build a
-slavery memorial, establish a research center on slavery and
justice, and increaseefforts to recruit more minority students,
especially from Africa andthe West Indies.
The report was issued on October 18 by the so-called
SteeringCommittee on Slavery and Justice, a creation of
Ruth Simmons, whoappointed all of its members. Simmons
is dilso a member of the GoldmanSachs board of directors.
According to-the report; the university benefited, directly
or indirectly, from the slave trade. Among its findings, the
institution's founder, James Manning,was a slave owner, 30
members of the college's governing corporation owned or
captained slave ships, and slaves helped:construct some of
the school's buildings.
Simmons praised the report as an "opportunity to appre-
ciate not only the full historical context of the University's
founding, but also to use these insights as a point of depar-
ture to inform the choices to be made in the face of contem-
porary moral dilemmas." Simmons says she will soon issue
a response to the committee's recommendations.
'Carlisle reacted to the report by saying, "Worst of all, this'
report embraces the racist idea of group. guilt. Abolitionists
were involved with Brown, as well. People should be judged
on their actions as individuals, not as members of a particu-
lar racial group. The report also embraces cross-generational
guilt, an equally objectionable concept. Individuals should
be responsible for their own actions, not those of their ances-
tors 200 years ago."
Carlisle continued, "Simmons talks about 'historical con-
text' but that is exactly that what is missing from the report."
Carlisle pointed out that:
He stressed that there there were. many white slaves in
America, who came here as indentured servants. They had to
provide forced, unpaid labor before they were freed; many of
them were never freed.
Carlisle said free blacks often owned slaves. In 1860,
about one-third of the 10,600 free blacks in New Orleans
were slave owners.
"Prior to the Civil War, Irish immigrants rather than black
slaves often were employed for the most hazardous jobs
because the former were considered cheap and expendable
compared with blacks. Many Africans were just as complic-
it in the slave trade as Europeans and Americans. When the
British shut down West African slave ports in the 1800s,
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Africans who benefited from the slave trade rioted," said
Carlisle continued, "The WASPs.who dominated Brown
for so many years could also be accused of anti-Catholic and
Should Brown erect monuments as a reminder of these
injustices? Should Brown kick out African-American stu-
dents and admit more Irish-Americans?"
Carlisle concluded, "This report is not about history. It is
about contemporary political strategies, whereby Simmons
seeks to advance the notion of African-American victimiza-
tion and entitlement for the economic benefits that result. As
a director of Goldman Sachs and other companies, it has cer-
tainly worked for her."
Carlisle is the co-author of "The Case Against Slave
Reparations," a monograph published by NLPC in 2004 and
updated in June of this year.
National Black Pro-Life Union Agrees With Herman Cain
'If You Are For Abortion, We Are Not For You'
Herman Cain, the former
chairman and CEO of
Godfather's Pizza and
founder of America's PAC,
has launched an ad cam-
paign telling black voters to
vote their pro-life values
above their political party.
"I couldn't agree more."
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Effective October 23, 2006 applications for the Section 8 Hodsing Choice Voucher
Program will be open to households who meet the selected criteria of very low income.
Preferences shall be given to senior citizens, persons) with disabilities, veterans, families
and those displaced by Jacksonville Housing Authority action. Beginning that day, you
may pick up a preliminary application at 1300 Broad Street, on the 2"d Floor between
8:00 am. and 2:00 pm., Mondays through Fridays. There will also be applications made
available at some local community centers. You may call our automated information line
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offender registration program, you are permanently disqualified from receiving
assistance. Your income must be stated clearly on the application. Very Low income is
defined as follows:
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said Day Gardner, president
of the NationalBlack Pro-
Life Union and also director
of- Public Relations for
NPLAC on Capitol Hill.
"Abortion is the number one,
'killer of African American
people, killing more blacks
than all other deaths com-
Abortion 'facilities are
strategically and deliberate-
ly placed in minority neigh-
borhoods. Any political
party that supports abortion-
suggests to women facing an
unwanted or unplanned
pregnancy -- that the only
way to achieve the'
American dream is to kill
According to the U.S.
Center for Disease Control.
more than 35 percent of all
abortions are performed on
"Black people must real-
ize that the abortion industry
is a miultibillion' dollar
industry --making most of
its blood money by killing
our beautiful black chil-
dren," Gardner said. "We
must stand united to ensure
civil rights for all people no
matter how small they may
be and the place to do it is
in' the ballot box. We must
send a message to the
Democrats and Republicans
that if you are for abortion -
- we are not for you, bottom
Slave Reparations Critic
Blasts New: Brown
University Report; Says
Brown i' ;-President
Simmons Has Political
Agenda. Mon Oct 23, 3:28
Felony Disfranchisement Laws Keep
Many Locked Out of Democracy
NEW YORK-- More than 5 million Americans are directly denied the right to vote, and
millions more are misinformed about their eligibility to vote. due to a confusing and archa-
ic national patchwork of "felony disfranchisement" laws, according to a new briefing paper
by Demos, a national, non-partisan public policy and research center.
The Case Against Felony Disfranchisement briefing paper, which is published this week
as part of Demos' Challenges to Fair Elections series, shows that, from state to state, the U.S.
has widely varying election policies and practices that deprive many eligible citizens of their
vote because of felony conviction status. Currently, most states impose some voting restric-
tions on people with felony convictions, ranging from a prohibition from voting while incar-
cerated to a virtual lifetime ban. In 2004, felony disfranchisement laws were responsible for
directly denying 5.3 million Americans their right to vote, with millions more disfranchised
due to a variety of procedures that leave even eligible voters misinformed about their voting
"No other Western democracy denies so many citizens the opportunity to exercise the
fundamental right and responsibility to vote." said Miles Rapoport, president of Demos.
"Shamefully, we are the only democracy that takes the vote away from citizens who have
completed their sentences. And, in states where the vote is restored after incarceration or
upon the completion of a sentence, many never find out about their restored vote because
state corrections authorities and elections officials rarely advise people with felony convic-.
tions about their voting rights and when they do, they often distribute unclear and inaccu-
rate information." '
Facts highlighted by the briefing paper include: -
-- 5.3 million Americans -- one in every 40 voting-age adults --were barred from voting
in 2004 because of a felony conviction.
-- Approximately 73 percent of disfranchised individuals are people who have complet-
ed incarceration and are living in communities. Denying these 3.9 million people a voice in
our government reduces them to second-class citizens, a practice deeply at odds with the fun-
damental American value of fairness.
-- Felony disfranchisement policies undermine the spirit and purpose of American
democracy and put us at odds with other democratic nations. The United States is the only
Western democratic nation that takes the vote away from citizens who have completed their
sentences. In fact, many countries also allow prisoners to vote, including Canada, Denmark,
France, Israel. Japan, Kenya, Norway, Peru, South Africa, Sweden and Zimbabwe.
-- Restoring the vote to ex-felons is part of effective rehabilitation. Restrictions on vot-
ing rights impede the goal of reintegrating those with felony convictions back into our com-
munities. A recent study has offered evidence that those who vote are less likely to be re-
-- Additionally, felony disfranchisement laws have a disproportionately negative impact
on the voting strength and representation of communities of color:
-- In states that disfranchise ex-offenders, one in four black men is permanently disfran-
chised. Given current rates of incarceration, three in 10 of the next generation of black men
can expect to be disfranchised at some point during their lifetime.
-- The average disfranchisement rate for blacks is nearly five times higher than that of
non-black Americans. In Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Illinois, the disfranchisement rate
for blacks is more than 17 times higher.
Nationwide, over 13 percent of black adult males are denied the right to vote, and black
men make up 38 percent of the total disfranchised population.
Seventeen percent of Latino men will enter prison in their lifetime,.compared to only
6 percent of white men, replicating much of the political disfranchisement experienced in the
African American community.
"The truth is, the United States' felony disfranchisement laws have no place in a modems
democracy. The numbers are clear: millions and millions of Americans are effectively locked
out of the democratic process for years, even a lifetime, owing directly to these policies,"
said Rapoport. "A majority of Americans -- 80 percent, according to one poll are in favor
of restoring the right to vote once a sentence is completed. Community, religious and polit-
ical leaders -- including former Texas governor and current President George W. Bush
and the current Republican gubernatorial candidate in Florida -- have come out in support of
restoring the right to vote to the formerly incarcerated. This is a moment to finally jettison
these 19th century practices from our democracy and start to work on making sure that all
citizens can register to vote, cast a ballot, and have it count."
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Suspect Caught continued from A-I
in Polk County and was there at the time of the charges filed against him Monday for the
murder of Denise Manning as well as for armed robbery. The 19-year-old had described the
location and the weapon of Manning's murder to a Polk County inmate. The cell phone that
he had given his mother did belong to Manning, according to T-Mobile records.
Arrested continued from A-i
injuries. In fact, he said, the blood ran down into his son's underwear.
The father explained that the county newspaper told about the drug bust incidents
and rather than show the real persons involved since they were not black, the story
was laid next to his son's picture as if he was the major suspect.
To add to the problems, the father, Jerome Jones drove to Camden County this
past weekend and was pulled over by the Kingsland Police. He was not speeding
so he did not understand why he was being pulled over, he said. The officer told
him, and the ticket was written for "failing to maintain his lane." He went back to
the spot and observed that the lanes were not marked there was not a divider in the
road, he said.
Mr. Jones stated that once his son was arrested, they found no cocaine on him but
stated, they did find cocaine residue on a table in his house.
Their biggest fear now is their son being moved to another facility. He said they
have taught their children, because of the number of problems blacks face in this
country, "to stand straight because nobody can ride your back while you are stand-
First Homicide continued from A-1
the body of 23-year old had seen two people
Thomas Grayber, with mul- walking away from the
tiple stab wounds. He could scene of the fire.
not be revived. They real- About 45-minutes later,
ized at that point that the officers saw two men
small fire had been started walking along U.S. 1
in an effort to cover up the a t n
stabbing murder of Grayber. N th, about ine b
U,- Witness advised the away from the incident.
police department that they The two men were ques-
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and the homicide.
Both men were. 19-
years-old from California.
They are Emmanuel Head
and Vincent Houston.
The men were arrested.
Head was charged with
murder and arson.
Houston was charged
\ ith accessory to murder
and accessory to arson.
While the police were
looking for the two men
on foot, they briefly
placed a nearby school on
lockdown as a precaution,
as well as a day-care cen-
ter, two doors down from
the crime scene.
However, parents were
allowed to pick up their
children from the facili-
This St. Augustine
homicide was the city's
first since 2001.
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cry, said, Dominique.
The baby's mother, said that because of her marital situation, she was giving the baby
up, especially since Dominique had run into some trouble. At that point, she thought it best
to go back to her husband and strive to get her life back on track. She was very happy that
Dominique was back and ready and eagar to take on the responsibility of being a father to
his unborn child.
Dominique is 22, and the baby's mother is 21. They both told The Florida Star that they
want to share in the life of their son and tried without success to cancel the commitment she
had made to give up her unborn child.
When The Star contacted the law office, we were advised that because the situation
involved the life of a child, they would not be able to discuss the matter.
Dominique and Shayla are now fully employed and feel that they can provide well for
their baby, mentally, physically and financially.
It is their understanding that their son has been given to a white family and that concerns
them and that concerns them deeply.
They are seeking help in getting their son but have learned that legal fees for such a sit-
uation is very high.
Dominique is asking for information and assistance. He said that he can be reached at
904) 768-0463 or 768-1194. "I want my son, please someone help me," pleaded
NEWS IN BRIEF continuedfrom A-i
SEXUAL PREDATOR ORDINANCE STILL APPROVED
Duval County Judge Russell L. Healey denied a sexual predator's motion to
throw out a charge that he was living too close to schools or day-care centers and
that the city's ordinance is unconstitutionally vague and overly broad.
The motion was filed by Eddie Hairston, a sexual predator who was arrested for
living within 2,500 feet of schools or child-care, centers in April. The City Council
passed the ordinance in May 2005; increasing the distance from 1,000 feet to 2,500
feet from areas such as schools and day care facilities for sexual predators.
Judge Healey said that there are about 65 other cities and counties in Florida that
increased the distance for sexual predators on where they are allowed to live, from
1,000 to 2,500 feet.
Georgia also has similar ordinances in many cities.
SNOOP DOGG ARRESTED ON DRUG AND GUN CHARGES
Snoop Dogg was thought to be keeping'a clean record but he was arrested
Thursday on suspicious of illegal drng and gun possession, according to Burbank,
Snoop Dogg, whose real name is Calvin Broadus, was arrested Thursday at
the airport at a loading zone. :When they searched his vehicle, the said they found
a gun and marijuana. He had been arrested in 1990 for cocaine possession and
also charged with gun possession in 1993.
Snoop Dogg posted a $35,000 bond and was released. He is scheduled to go
before the judge on December 12, 2006.
Snoop Dogg has been very involved with youth since his 1993 arrest when he
was given three years' probation where he also committed to make public service
announcements against violence.
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Notice of Public Hearing
JACKSONVILLE TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY
RE FY 2007 Section 5307 Formula Grant
URBANIZED AREA Jacksonville, Florida
ESTIMATED APPORTIONMENT: $14,475,449
RECIPIENT. Jacksonville Transportation Authority
Notice Is hereby given that the Jacksonville Transportation Authonty (JTA) Is providing an opportunity
for a public hearing to consider its FY 2006/2007 Program of Projects from which federal funds are
being requested from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Funding is generally available on an
'80/20 matching basis between federal and local sources The public is encouraged to comment on
any and all projects listed below
Expansion/Replacement Vehicles $ 1,173,956
Facility Improvements 2- 283,334
RehablRenovate Facilities (Yards & Shops) 1,215,223
Purchase Shop Equipment 20,778
Misc Support Equipment 568,223
Misc Support Equipment (Office Furnishings) 114,779
RehablRenovate Shop Equipment 79,112
Transit Salettite Transfer Amenities 11,112
RehablRenovate Transit Satellite Transfer Amenities 11,112
Computer Hardware 1,079,445
Computer Software 1,906.112
Enhancement Projects 142,233
Security Equipment 350,001
SFare Collection Equipment 225,000
Support Vehicles 28,889
Communication Equipment 8,889
Communications/Misc. Support Equipment 166,667
Prevenlative Maintenance i 1,269,458
Paratransit Service : 750,000
Management Review Audit 350,000
RTS Educational Marketing Campaign .70,000
NE Florida Regional Vision 200.000
Trolley Service Program Review 40,000
Reevaluation of Waterboume Transit .. 50,000
Skyway Construct People Mover 400,000,
Skyway RehablRenovate People Mover 187,778
Skyway Shop Equipment 16.667
Skyway Computer Hardware 266,667
Skyway Computer Software 622,223
Skyway Security Equipment 44,445
Skyway Miscellaneous Support Equipment 77,778
Skyway Fare Collection Equipment 555,556
Skyway Program Administration 166,667
Skyway Facility Improvement/Rehab Stations 1,777,778
Skyway Preventative Maintenance 2;500,000
CTC Miscellaneous Support Equipment 22,223
CTC Shop Equipment 2,223
CTC Preventative Maintenance 1j250,000
Total Projects: $ 18,094,328
Persons wishing to testify on this subject must notify the JTA in writing before 5:00 p.m. on November 30, 2006. If a
request Is received bythe stated time, a public hearing will be scheduled and the public notified. Mail requests toA
Public Hearing, Section 5307 Grant
Jacksonville Transportation Authority
Post Office Drawer "0"
Jacksonville, Florida 32203
These projects will be coordinated through the Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) and Unified Planning Work
Program (UPWP) of the First Coast Metropolitan Planning Organization (FCMPO) for the Jacksonville Urbanized Area.
No business displacements are expected to occur as a result of project implementation. These projects will have no
substantial harmful effects on the environment, nor will they adversely affect service leels to the elderly or disabled
Details of the Program of Projects are posted in the JTA Lobby at 100 North Myrtle Avenue through November 30, 2006
during normal business hours. This notice will constitute the final publication unless the Program of Projects is
Kenneth R. Holton
Manager of Capital Programming and Grants
Jacksonville Transportation Authority
OCTOBER 28, 2006
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Resort next week, on November 4, to learn about art and humanities. The group from Jacksonville, FL will take
__ part in the Disney Youth Education Series Program (Y.E.S.) "Millennium Cultures".
Each year, groups from around the world travel to Walt Disney World to take part in one of the several
Disney Y.E.S. programs offered throughout the Resort. Most of the programs take place in and behind the scenes
of the world famous Theme Parks.
iAreas of study include career discovery, life management, physical science, natural science, history, art
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"U" CORD BLOOD What Is It?
Every expectant parent today faces a tough and irreversible choice: Should
you bank your newborn child's cord blood? If you are like most expectant parents,
you are perhaps overwhelmed and confused by the choice. On one hand you receive
tons of marketing from the cord blood companies touting the important benefits of
blood banking. On the other hand, you've heard that there is limited medical value to
storing your child's cord blood and the costs are very high.
What is Cord Blood?
Quite simply, cord blood is the remaining blood from your baby's umbilical
V cord and placenta after birth. Cord blood is loaded with our "stem cells" which are
K d orgins of the body's immune and blood system and may be the orgin of other organs and important systems in the body.
Stem cells are important because they have the ability to regenerate into other types of cells in the body.
A few years ago, cord blood was simply discarded as medical waste after a birth. However in the past few years
doctors have recognized that the stem cells have unique qualities which can be used in treatment of certain cancers.
The most common medical use is for tranplantation in many situations where bone marrow is considered. In the future,
it is possible that scientists will discover more diseases that can be cured with cord blood. U-Cord continued on B-4
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BLACK PANTHERS.. .
40 YEARS OF "S T R U G G L E"
By Renee D. Turner, Writer
SPosted Oct. 16, 2006 During the 1960s, young people on the
l East Coast and in the South, .hoping to gain basic civil rights and
'Ia ^- ,' access to public accommodations, marched, demonstrated and sat
r, But on the West Coast, a new, more militant, brand of protest
erupted. There, young people, sick of poverty, police brutality and
overall inequality, picked up guns and demanded to be heard. They
called themselves the "Black Panthers."
In October 1966, Huey P. Newton and Bobby Seale founded the
SBlack Panther Party for Self-Defense in the wake of the assassina-
.l' .m...." tion of Malcolm X. They were founded upon the principles of a 10-
Point Platform and Program, whose demands for "land, bread,
-housing, education, clothing, justice, and peace" remain as salient
Black Panthers, "The Struggle." They were not just armed with guns, but housing, education, clothing, justice, and peace" remain as salient
they had- knowledge of the law. Former Black Panthers explained how and urgent for African Ameicans today as they were 40 years ago.
they took a controversial stand without breaking the law. With a policy of militant self-defense for poor and minority commu-
nities against the U.S. government and a plan to reshape the democ-
racy into an experiment in socialism, the group elevated mass organizing and community-based programs to a new level.
They sold the Chinese Communist Party Leader Mao Tse-Tung's Red Book to buy shotguns. They organized sickle-cell ane-
mia testing and voter registration drives, and established a free breakfast program that once fed 10,000 children a year.
During their glory, the gun-toting, beret-and-leather-wearing Black Panthers made an indelible mark with their clinched fists
thrust skyward as they shouted "Black Power." Some of the institutions they challenged buckled under the sheer force of their politi-
cal demands as they defended their right to bear arms to protect Black communities.
Their trademark and stylish leather coats, Wayfarers shades and berets were mimicked throughout the halls of education insti-
tutions nationwide as young college students rose up to protest unfair treatment and demand rights. Along the way, the Black
Panthers, which in 1968 grew from a small ban of 400 to a national force of 5,000, caught the attention of the FBI, which spied, infil-
trated, sabotaged and eventually toppled the group from within with its counterintelligence techniques, know as COINTELPRO.
Back then, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover publicly called the Panthers the "greatest threat to the internal security of the coun-
The defense of their position proved a deadly proposition against a constant barrage.of police raids, alleged assassinations
and sabotage that would be documented in papers obtained through Freedom of Information Act requests. :
In December 1969, Chicago Police shot to-death local Panther leader Fred Hampton, 21, who headed five breakfast programs
on the city's Westside, helped create a free medical center, and worked to support blood drives and eradicate gang problems. Open
gunfights between the Panthers, the police and rival groups erupted in the streets.
Newton was convicted of voluntary manslaughter, but the case was later overturned. Seale and other party members were
indicted in Chicago for protesting during the Democratic national convention. They were bound and gagged during trial. Various other
members, including the Black Panther's first female chairman, Ericka Huggins, were arrested or a variety of conspiracy and murder
charges. Some fled abroad.
By the early 1980s, the Panther's had disintegrated. As Eldridge Cleaver, a former
panther and author of "Soul on Ice," explained in an interview a year before his death: "As
it was, [the U.S. government] chopped off the head [of the Black liberation movement] and -
left the body there armed. That's why all these young bloods are out there now; they've "
S_ got the rhetoric but are without the political direction...
and they've got the guns." .b
Newton, according to fellow panther David Hilliard,
became despondent and succumbed to cocaine and
heroin addiction. He was shot dead on the streets of
:Oakland in a drug dispute in 1989.
Seale long ago quit the party. But he says now, in
radio interviews marking the Panther Party's 40th Anniversary, that Panther Party members "had
a right to bear arms to protect ourselves" and won 95 percent of the criminal cases against them.
.:.But even now, there are original Black Panther members, such as Newton's widow, Fredrika
The Black Panther Party officially exist- Newton, and Hilliard, director of the Huey Newton Foundation, for whom the flame of freedom and
ed for 16 yrs, but its reach has endured liberation continue to burn bright.
"Children of The Revolution"
The Black Panther Party was
known as the original Robin
9 Hoods of the Black Power
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College students nationwide showed support for the Black Panthers' causes on several occasions with
raised fists in the traditional Black Power salute. The organization enjoy vigorous support at Yale, where May
Day weekend demonstrations in 1970, over the received unfairness in the trial of Black Panther Chairman
Bobby Seale and other party members, drew 15,000 to 20,000 protesters from around the country.
Power To The Children
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center, one of the many Black Panthers
Many children have been born .
in the midst of state terrorism in Black "V"
America. Most know of the legendary
early hours of TUPAC SHAKUR,
born to former Black Panther, Afeni
Shakur. Perhaps fewer know of Mike .
Africa, Jr., the bright son of Mike and
Debbie Africa, political prisoners of
the August 8th, 1978 police assault on
MOVE headquarters. Mike, literally,
was born in jail. Indeed, because
MOVE women knew that the State
would separate mother and child, they
hid the birth for several weeks, going
down to the mess hall to get extra food- .
for .their sister, Debbie, so that her
delivery wouldn't be noticed. Mike is
today a revolutionary, like his mother
and father; just as Fred is the son of
two revolutionaries. Two sons; two
movements; both revolutionaries of
the Longest War: for Freedom in the *
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Although, he is currently making headlines
since admitting that he has multiple wives, Akon is
planning to make waves in a much less controversial
way--by bringing his story to the big screen. The
singer said he is prepping for Illegal Alien, an auto-
biographical account of his life.
Casting isn't expected to begin until January
2007. Akon is looking to get Mekhi Phifer to. play
him in the movie.
Kon says he will also score the movie and
produce and write songs for the accompanying
soundtrack. He says the film will be a City of God
meets Menance II Society meets Ray.
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U-CORD BLOOD Continued from cover
Harvesting and banking cord blood is a fairly simple procedure that can be performed during vaginal or cesarian
deliveries without interrupting the birth process. The doctor or nurse will collect the cord blood after the umbilical cord has
been clamped. The collection of cord blood is not painful, intrusive or risky to the mother or baby.
That much is simple...the hard stuff is the debate over the benefits of banking cord blood vs. the arguments against
Diseases Treated with Stem Cells:
Refractory Anemia (RA)
Refractory Anemia with
Excess Blasts (RAEB)
Refractory Anemia with
Excess Blasts in
Refractory Anemia with
Stem Cell Disorders
Aplastic Anemia (Severe)
Neutrophil Actin Deficiency
Hunter's Syndrome (MPS-
Hurler's Syndrome (MPS-
(RARS) Lamy Syndrome
Morquio Syndrome (MPS-IV)
Mucolipidosis II (1-cell
Sanfilippo Syndrome (MPS-
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United States Teens Want To "Mind Their Own Business"
(NAPSI)-When it comes to a career in business, U.S. teens believe that success in the class-
room can lead to success in the boardroom. According to a recent poll, more than nine out of 10 teens
Believe that a college education will help them successfully start and grow a business.
Overwhelmingly, the majority of teens indicated they would like to start their own business
A someday, with over 70 percent affirming their interest in becoming entrepreneurs. The students'
!J responses provided the key findings of the fifth annual JA Worldwide Interprise Poll on
Entrepreneurship. The poll was administered online in early 2006.
Additionally, 75 percent of students with family members who have started their own business-
es said they would like to start their own enterprise someday, compared to 64 percent of students
whose family or relatives are not self-employed. The most popular type of business, selected by near-
ly a third of respondents, was "professional services," such as a lawyer, insurance agent or accountant.
Responses to the poll also indicated that male teens were twice as likely as their female counterparts to indicate
that starting a business today would be "very easy" or "easy."
Nearly half the teens queried (just over 48 percent) believe the greatest motivator for starting a business is to "have
a great idea/want to see it in action" followed by the desire to "earn more than they could working for someone else," select-
ed by just over 25 percent. Few believed (about 2 percent) that the inability to find desired employment is a reason peo-
ple start their own business.
To provide students with the tools they need to start and develop their own businesses, JA Worldwide-also known
as Junior Achievement-joined with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to develop an online resource called.
The Web site has recently been expanded to include tools such as a self-assessment, activities to inform would-be
entrepreneurs about various forms of start-up capital, and a volunteer guide geared to help adult mentors assist students
as they navigate the uncertain waters of entrepreneurship.
JA Worldwide is the world's largest organization dedicated to educating young people about business, economics
and entrepreneurship. Strictly business-In a recent poll, over 70 percent of the teens queried affirmed their interest in
JA of Florida's First Coast, Inc., 1801 Art Museum Drive, 1 Fl., Jacksonville, FL 32207, Ph. (904) 398-9944
Email: email@example.com, Web address: jacksonville.ja.org
Planning A Perfect Play Date
Tips To Help Parents Prevent Play Date Pitfalls
(NAPSI)-It's an entry-level mixer for tots and a get-together for parents: A play date can be an excellent social set- ,
ting for young children, providing important child-to-child interaction. Play dates help youngsters build upon critical social
and developmental skills, while giving moms and dads the chance to socialize (that is, while supervising the kids, of '
To make the most of every play date and to prevent potential pitfalls, seasoned child care expert Nanny Deb, from
FOX's "Nanny 911," offers tips on planning the perfect play date:
Time Is of the.Essence- Choose an appropriate time to host the play date. Early morning and post-afternoon
nap times work best. Well-rested children are most likely to play well with others, so make sure everyone has had adequate sleep. Limiting the play
date to two or three hours of play will also help ward off overly tired and cranky dispositions.
Let Kids Have Some of the Control-Allow your children to be involved in who gets invited. But be sure not to leave anyone out!
Include Other Parents-It's important to ensure that all kids feel comfortable, especially when they are in unfamiliar territory. When their
parents are on the scene, children will feel empowered to engage in social activity.
Plan Stimulating Activities-Children are more likely to be on good behavior when they are preoccupied with thought-provoking play. Play-
date-appropriate products, such as the Little MommyTM Play All DayTM Toddler Doll, allow children ages 3 to 6 to develop their nurturing skills. The
toddler doll can say more than 30 phrases, move her arms and sing to mimic key moments in a toddler's life. In addition, there is a Little MommyTM
Play All DayTM Activity Center with special places for nap time, snack time, potty time and playtime.
Perhaps best of all, when girls combine the Play All DayTM Toddler Doll and the Play All DayTM Activity Center, even more fun surprises will
Encourage Sharing-Ask all kids to bring along a favorite toy to introduce to others. This will dissuade competitive attention from being
placed on the host child's favorite toy.
"I Want Doesn't Get"-Do not give in to temper tantrums over toy tugs-of-war. Give kids several minutes to try to solve the tiff on their own
before stepping in and having both kids move to another activity.
Avoid Sugary Snacks-Snacks you provide should be parent approved. Keep a checklist of anyone who has an allergy to certain foods.
Avoid foods with too much sugar, including cookies and candy. Serving snacks such as fruits and veggies are usually a safe bet to maintain smiles
throughout the play date.
Play dates are great ways to provide healthy interaction among children. Parents can make the most of these fun-filled hours by imple-
menting Nanny Deb's tips and incorporating toys that provide positive and meaningful play experiences for children.
Planning stimulating activities can help create a perfect play date.
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Diddy Says, "He Often Challenges Himself As An Artist"
Diddy Continued from B-4
S*i In an interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday, Diddy said he took note of some of
SI I the most frequent jabs at his rapping style and worked to challenge himself as an artist.
Si "I didn't just talk about bling bling and how much money I had," said Diddy, via phone
i ti from Paris. "It was more about going in deeper, talking about relationships and love and
J all of the stages of love."
-But he worked on more that just the content of his music, focusing, too, on its delivery
l V ,. "If you hear in the tones of my voice, (I) give you different tones instead of just being
I; known for just the monotone thing that's not taking you anywhere emotionally," he said. "I
Swas able to go different places emotionally, and not using a whole bunch of samples, just
doing original orchestration and daring to be different."
Over the years, Diddy has become known more for his overall celebrity and his fashion
forays instead of what first brought him fame his musical side. But his Bad Boy label has
had a resurgence this year with successes from Cassie, Danity Kane and Yung Joc, and, now, his own album.
Diddy said he plans to keep the focus on his music with a tour launching sometime next year, and plans to push
multiple singles off this record; in any case, he wants people to continue to "Press Play" for more than just one week.
"I just went in to try and make some great music and music that will stand the test of time so the album will just keep
getting stronger and more intense as time goes by, which is rare in hip hop," he said. .
If You Want To Race...Take It To The Track '
Ten Things Communities Can Do To Combat Street Racing
(NAPS)-Street racing is recognized by communities around the nation as a problem that needs to be solved.
For decades, the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) has been active in anti-street racing campaigns.
Most recently, SEMA launched a coalition of manufacturers, after-market parts companies, professional drag racers,.
sanctioning bodies, racetracks and automotive magazines devoted to safe and legal alternatives to street racing on a
national level. The coalition was named Racers Against Street Racing (RASR) and the message is simple: If you want
to race, go to a track.
"RASR's message against street racing contends with hundreds of media messages that depict street racing
as glamorous,' said Christopher Kersting, SEMA president and CEO. "RASR strives hard to educate new and existing drivers about the dangers of street
racing and aggressive driving stunts that put them and others at risk of serious injury or death."
According to RASR, the following are 10 things communities can do to combat street racing:
1. Network with national organizations such as the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA), NopiDrag Racing association (NDRA) and SEMA to support
your efforts. They are great resources and can provide community leaders with the information and tools that can ultimately save lives.
2. Talk with local speed shop owners and ask them to display RASR stickers and materials. Ask for their participation and collaboration in: your anti-street
racing efforts. Their businesses rely on safe and legal competition. In some cases, they may be able to donate items for your event or even sponsor schools
looking to create a car club or anti-street racing program.
3. Encourage local media to use anti-street racing public service announcement (PSA) materials. SEMA has PSA materials available upon request.
4. Utilize professional racers who are taking their status as role models seriously and supporting RASR and other programs. Ask them to speak at your
schools and in your community. SEMA has a network of role models who are willing to speak to youth groups regarding the perils of street racing.
5. Get kids to the track. The RASR Web site has a national listing of tracks. Find the nearest racetrack in your community and partner with it to create
teen race nights-offer discounted tickets, supply music and entertainment, and promote a car show competition to appeal to your target audience. Legal
racetracks are the single best solution to combat street racing. These programs offer participants the thrill of intense competition while providing some
things not available on the street-a controlled environment and official time slips to provide real proof-showing just how fast their cars are.
6. Some areas are not fortunate enough to have a nearby racetrack but a parking lot is the perfect place to "create" your own racetrack. Other alterna-
tives include non-operational airstrips or military bases. Coordinate with local businesses and community leaders to produce these programs. They can act
in just the same way as a racetrack without the cost of erecting a professional venue. Coordinate with local medical and fire departments to have a pres-
ence at your event. Safety is always first and foremost. NHRA, NDRA and SEMA can also help provide safety guidelines.
7. Talk to parents and use SEMA as a resource by visiting www.rasr.info.
8. Collaborate with law enforcement. Many law enforcement agencies already have safe driving programs targeted, at least in part, to stop street racing.
Communicate with them to see how your community leaders can help facilitate already existing programs. If your law enforcement agency doesn't have a
program, educate them on the resources available and work with them to develop one.
9. Communicate with high schools, colleges and community organizations. Target auto shop classes specifically as some already have their own car
clubs established. Encourage them to use RASR's educational materials. SEMA has a pro-
fessional class room curriculum available as,well as a supplementary video titled "Speed
ADVERTISING DEADLINE: Demons."
TUESDAYS 50 P.M. 10. Reach out to driver's education classes and independent schools-ask them to show the
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video, talk about the dangers and the alternatives in your particular community and use the
Call: (904) 766-8834 professionally developed curriculum.
or EMAIL: Formore information about RASR and what your community can do to combat and prevent
firstname.lastname@example.org this problem, call SEMA at (909) 396-0289 or visit www.rasr.info.
i \ CiCi's Pizza Launches Free Online Educational Games
Kids and Families Enjoy New Games and Sharpen Math Skills
.._ x Coppell, Texas (October 23, 2006) CiCi's Pizza launches two new online interactive games,
Numberzerk and Kaplink, on the CiCi's website at www.cicispizza.com. Both games are fun and education-
al for parents and their children to enjoy anytime and can be downloaded free of charge on both PC and
"CiCi's Pizza strongly believes in the value of education, and we are committed to our local schools and we want to do
whatever we can to help teachers and students," said Craig Moore, president of CiCi's Pizza. "Statistically, children who enjoy
school become life-long learners, so we've provided kids with online games that are educational and structured, but fun so that
they can keep learning at home."
In today's digital age, CiCi's provides an opportunity for parents to modernize family game night by taking it online. Family
game night provides quality time between parents and children and at the same time helps teach life skills such as patience,
concentration and perseverance.
Numberzerk, the first of two interactive online games, drills kids on their math skills just in.time for going back to school.
The game is designed for all ages offering various levels of difficulty. The game lines up tiles in a grid system, with each tile fea-
turing a number. Players are then asked to click on individual tiles to equal a sum displayed in a bubble in the top right hand
corner. For example, if the player is told to add tiles to equal the number six, the player could click on tiles displaying the num-
bers four and two to eliminate those tiles from the grid. When a player clears the board of all the tiles, they advance to the next
more difficult level.
"The United States is lagging behind many European countries in their math skills," said Moore. "For CiCi's focusing on
education and giving parents and teachers simple tools to help kids enhance their skills is one of our missions."
Kaplink is the second of the two games and is a strategic game similar in theory to tic-tac-toe. Players can choose which skill
level best suits them easy, medium or difficult and can play against a friend or against.the computer. Each player is desig-
nated a color and they must get four of their pieces lined up in a row whether it is vertically, horizontally or diagonal before their
Founded in 1985, CiCi's Pizza is a family-oriented restaurant serving guests all the fresh salad, pasta, desserts and 16
kinds of pizza they want for $4.49. CiCi's credits its continued success to the company's philosophy. CiCi's mission then and
now is to exceed each guest's expectation in food, service and cleanliness, all at their value-oriented price point. Since open-
ing its first restaurant in Piano, Texas, CiCi's has grown to over 600 restaurants in 26 states. Over the past three years, CiCi's
has opened nearly 220 new locations in new and existing markets.
Industry professionals have taken notice of CiCi's success. For the past three years, Nation's Restaurant News ranked
CiCi's as number one for sales and unit growth in the pizza chain category. StartupJournal.com, The Wall Street Journal's guide
for entrepreneurs, ranked CiCi's as one of the top 25 highest-performing brands in the nation. Franchise Today ranked CiCi's
Pizza in the top 200 of all franchise concepts. The concept has received numerous other honors including recognition from
Corporate Research International for best customer service in 2006 and 2005; a gold award from restaurants & institutions in
its annual consumer choice in chains survey in the pizza category; Pizza Enterprise Industry of the Year in 2004 by Pizza
Marketing Quarterly magazine; and a top rating in 2003 and 2004 in the Italian restaurant category for Entrepreneur Magazine's
SAnnual Franchise 500. Consumers have praised CiCi's customer service ranking them number one for four quarters through
Real People Ratings, a survey conducted by Corporate Research International.
Giving Baby All The Health Benefits You Can -
(NAPS)-One of the best things a mother can do to give her baby a healthy start in life is something that may also help her own health. According to an
independent survey conducted by David B'urnett and Associates, 100 percent of new moms cite health benefits for baby as the number-one reason for choosing
to breastfeed. Only 44 percent said their own health was part of the decision.
"The extent to which breastfeeding affects a mother's health is rarely emphasized," said James Sears. M.D., noted pediatrician.
SThe benefits for mothers include:
~ Lowering the risk of certain diseases. Decreasing the risk of breast cancer is one of the more important health benefits. "Any amount of breast-
feeding is beneficial to mom and baby, research shows: two weeks is.good, four months is even better and more than six months is best as far as
protection against breast cancer goes." said Dr. Sears.
Some studies have also shown a decrease in ovarian and uterine cancers in women who breastfeed. Another known benefit is a lower risk of
developing type 2 diabetes. Lastly, breastfeeding mothers may develop strong bones and a reduced risk of osteoporosis.
Distress. Being a mother can be very stressful, especially when babies may not be sleeping for long stretches of time. Breast feeding or pump-
ing breast milk triggers and releases oxytocin 1 sometimes called the love hormone), which can help moms relax and feel less stressed.
Breastfeeding can also help a mother bond with a baby and may reduce postpartum anxiety and depression.
Shedding pounds. Nursing mothers burn extra calories, making it easier to lose the pounds put on during pregnancy. Milk production burns 200
to 500 calories a day.
SSave money and time. There's no formula to purchase and no bottles to heat up during the night. Since breastfed babies are generally health-
ier and get sick less often than formula-fed babies, mothers don't spend as much on doctor visits and medicine. Breastfeeding is free. A non-nursing mother can
spend thousands of dollars a year on formula and feeding accessories, while a quality electric pump is relatively inexpensive.
For more information and a chance to win a breast pump, new and expecting moms can visit www.lansinoh.com.
Page B-8/October 28, 2006
The Florida Star/Prep Rap
OCTOBERK 28, 206 UuU--
NAACP CEO Is Speaker For Jax Branch's
Annual Freedom Fund Dinner
The Jacksonville Branch
-- of the National Association
; .--, for the Advancement of
Colored People will host its
*': '41st Annual Freedom Fund
Dinner on Thursday,
SNovember 2, 2006, 7:00 p.m.
S: at the Wyndham Hotel (for-
-": merly Radisson Riverwalk
Hotel), 1557 Prudential
Our speaker will be the
Rev. Nelson B. Rivers, III,
Chief Operating Officer of
the National Association for
Rev. Nelson B. Rivers, III the Advancement of Colored
People, Baltimore, Maryland.
In addition to spotlighting the civil rights leaders of
Jacksonville, we will also honor highschfiol students for
academic achievement and new Life Members.
The Jacksonville Branch NAACP has been effective in
Voter Registration, Youth Activities, Educational Issues,
Civil Rights, and other issues of interest to the Jacksonville
There is a donation of $50.00 per person and tickets may
be secured by calling the NAACP Office at (904) 764-7578
For additional information, please contact the President,
Isaiah Rumlin, 764-7578 or Elnora G. Atkins at 768-8697.
Rev. Rivers is married to the former Carolyn Smalls of
Charleston and has four children and three grandchildren. He
received his bachelor's degree from Wilberforce University
in Ohio and completed graduate courses in Marketing and
Business Law at the Citadel.
He was ordained at the Olivet Baptist Church of Christ in
Fayetteville, Georgia. He is currently pursuing a Master of
Arts in Theology Degree at the Ecumenical Institute of
Theology at St. Mary's Seminary and University in
Baltimore, MD. He is also the Associate.Pastor of the St.
Paul Baptist Church in Charleston, SC.
Rev. Rivers is a member of the Board of Trustees of his
alma mater, Wilberforce University. He served as president
of the university's Alumni Association from 1994 to 1998.
During his tenure, membership tripled and alumni con-
tributed over $2. million to the university. In 1997
Wilberforce awarded him the honorary Doctor of
Humanities degree and a year later he was inducted into the
AlumniAssociation Hall of Fame.
He is also a member of the Board of Directors of the
Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum in Savannah, GA.
With Rivers at the helm of the South Carolina
Conference, NAACP membership in the state tripled from
1984 to 1994. His work led to the election of more than 300
new black elected officials in South Carolina between the
years of 1986 to 1994.
His skills as a grassroots organizer resulted in massive
direct action activities. Among them was the January 2000
historic march and rally that brought over 50,000 people to
the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse to protest the
state's flying of the Confederate battle flag.
He has received numerous awards for his civil rights and
community work including the Order of the Palmetto, the
State of South Carolina's highest award: and induction into
the South Carolina Black Hall of Fame.
He has appeared on various radio and television pro-
grams including Donahue, 60 Minutes, BET Tonight with Ed
Gordon, "All Things Considered" on NPR, among others. In
July 2004, at, the NAACP 95th Convention, he was recog-
nized as the top NAACP staff professional when he was
awarded the Medgar Evers Award of Excellence.
Important Health Screenings
For Stroke And Other
Diasabling Diseases Planned
- Reva Everett was under
close medical scrutiny
after suffering a heart
attack, so it came as a sur-
prise to her and her doctors
when she discovered that
her carotid arteries were
blocked through the use of
preventive health screen-
Rebecca Davis wanted
a preventive health screen-
ing to check for osteoporo-
sis, but her husband con-
vinced her to be tested for
vascular disease at the
same time. To her amaze-
ment, and that of her doc-
tors, she had a serious
carotid artery blockage but
was not experiencing any
symptoms. Her surgeon
told her it was the best
money she had ever spent
in her life.
To often, serious
such as the ones detected
in Ms.Everett and Ms.
Davis, can lead to a debili-
tating or even deadly
stroke. These women are
part of a proactive, health-
conscious group of more
than 4.5 million
Americans who have
taken the initiative to be
tested for .the risk of
stroke, vascular disease
and osteoporosis from Life
Line Screening the
nation's leading provider
of mobile preventive
By taking advantage of
preventive health screen-
ings, tens of thousands of
people have been alerted
to medical conditions that,
if gone undetected, could
have robbed them of their
independence, vitality or
life. And like Ms. Everett
and Ms. Davis, most
thought that they were not
at risk for a stroke or vas-
Screening for "Silent"
Diseases Saves Lives and
Stroke, vascular dis-
ease (which includes
Screeningscontinued on C-3
Jacksonville Tapped To Lead Nation
In Improving High School Graduation
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., October 24, 2006-- Duval
County Public Schools' Superintendent Joseph Wise and
Duval County School Board Chairperson Brenda Priestly
Jackson were in Washington, DC today for a special
announcement, declaring that Jacksonville, Fla. has been
selected as one of two pilot communities throughout the
nation (Shreveport, La.) for the new Pew Partnership for
Civic Change's Learning to, Finish Campaign.
Superintendent Wise and Ms. Priestly Jackson were joined
by Suzanne Morse, President of The Pew Partnership and
Nina Waters, President for The Community Foundation..
Aimed at engaging entire communities in the fight to
reduce dropout rates, the new Learning to Finish campaign
brings community members, practitioners and educators
together to share strategies and information on addressing
the issues of graduation rates. As a pilot community,
Jackson\ille will be provided an opportunity to work with
the Pew Partnership for Civic Change in identifying local
assets, best practices, and data collection and analysis tools
to assist in improving graduation rates throughout the area.
The Community Foundation is the sponsoring organization
that will lead this five-year initiative that is estimated to cost
$100,000 per year. The Pew Partnership will provide the
organizing model, the community discussion guides, the
mapping tool, and related research on dropout prevention
Over the past year, administrators with the Pew
Partnership for Civic Change 'have explored a number of
strategies to stem the national crisis of high school dropout
rates. While school reform and restructuring are relevant to
the mission, the Pew Partnership supports that a critical part
of the dropout solution comes from the community itself. As
a result, Learning to Finish was developed as an intervention
model based on five major areas: academic support through-
out the eighth grade year in partnership with parents,
schools, and students; implementation of proven dropout
strategies; a communitywide discussion on the issue and
possible remedies; a mapping of "stay in school" resources
that already exist; and an evaluation plan to chart progress.
"Jacksonville is a city of action that has made its young-
people's future a community-wide priority," said Suzanne
Morse, President, Pew Partnership for Civic Change. "From
literacy efforts and after-school programs to innovative pro-
grams in schools, Jacksonville has demonstrated a strong
commitment to the future of its children and the community
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Ask Deanna! is an advice column known for its fearless approach to reality-based
My sister has been a single parent for the past twelve years. I'm worried because she's now
dating but not managing her household. My niece and nephew have turned into rude, smart
mouthed children and in need of discipline. I've had arguments because I think my sister is
choosing a man over her responsibilities. There is no food in the house, her bills are late and
the children still haven't met her boyfriend. Am I wrong to get in the middle of this?
Cecilia (Tampa, FL)
It's okay to provide support to your sister and her kids but focus on their health and welfare
first and your sisters relationship second. These kids didn't become misbehaved overnight
and now that a man's in the picture, your sister's lifestyle is more noticeable. Unless there's
commitment on the horizon, there's no urgency for the kids to meet their mom's boyfriend.
You're respectfully doing the right thing with good intentions and can provide solutions.
I disagree with teen dating and feel kids shouldn't have dates until they finish high school.
All of the young teens in our family are dating and they are all a mess. The girls are going
through stress, crying and wearing a lot of make-up. The boys want to be thugs and are
going through many girls for the notches on their belt. I'm viewed as the old maid in the
family but my children are stress free because I don't let them date. When is the right age
to begin dating?
Anonymous (San Bernardino, CA)
With a good foundation teens can successfully have friends of the opposite sex. Regardless
of the word dating or relationship, the younger generation needs to learn bonding and social
skills as they interact with each other. Juniors and seniors do well with dating because their
life skills are becoming sharp and defined. There is no set age, but you need to loosen your
strings because when your kids get out there, they may get wild and cause you heartbreak.
I gave my bankcard to my son's mother for an emergency with an amount of money she can
withdraw and then give my card back. Instead of obeying, she emptied my account and
refused my phone calls for 2 weeks. Now she's mad because she tried to sue for child sup-
port and the dollar amount is less than what I've been giving her. I can't trust her and plan
to help with my son, but it's not my fault she'll get less money now. Should I feel guilty
M.J. Clark (Charlotte, NC)
You've played by the rules and there's nothing more you can do but be the best father you
can. The child's mother got what she deserved because she stole money from yoiu which
goes against God's commandments thus, Thou Shalt Not Steal. Karma has a way of swing-
ing back and trying to be cute with child support is a game that doesn't need to be played.
Consider this a lesson learned and if your child needs money or anything else, do it your-
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My Lord, What a Morning!
By Ester Davis
Flying at night is about as exciting as watching grass
grow especially if it is an international flight.
On a recent trip to Frankfurt via Philadelphia, I boarded
Lufthansa Airlines for an all night flight. Our expected arrival in .
Frankfurt was 7:30 AM. Reading four newspapers, a glass of
wine and a nap was first on the agenda and the rest of the trip was
what, you guessed it... boring.
The hours have their way of passing. Checking out the
in-house monitor again after flying about six hours, we were still at 39,000.ft., with one hour
and thirty-four minutes to destination. Out of sheer boredom, I raised the window shade, not
really looking for anything, just something to do. At first glance there was nothing, but then
my eyes caught a 'streaker', a glimmer of brilliant red, perfectly balanced, drown with a
ruler. I became intense and mesmerized all at the same time because I recognized distinctly
and almost instantaneously it was a hint of light. In real familiar words, the 'crack of dawn'.
The crack was unmistakably awesome. A long strait straight of one single color in a neat nar-
row line similar to a continuous ribbon that has no cut off. My view spanned three windows,
thanks to my neighbor from Paris who is also watching. This was the 'crack of dawn' so
many used so loosely, with no concept of its majesty. I desperately started looking for pen
and paper to attempt recording the opening ceremony of the day. I tore a page out of a mag-
azine and started to write.
The first color started to fade away into whites, creams, lemon lite and mustard all
followed in an ultra slim fine point line. The brush rose-to-red color darted in and out with
a ballet dancer's strut. The flight attendant is serving breakfast now and I answer 'yes' to
whatever. I was absolutely spellbound and the 39,000 feet was a constant in my head.
In a split second more light seeking moments spread across the horizon like real but-
ter on whole wheat toast. The clouds now graduated from dialing dark to the muddy
Mississippi. The towering wing of the glorious workhorse 747 framed the moments. The day
emerged with a flood of billowing clouds bowing as a nervous debutante making her debut
to society. The muddy Mississippi clouds goes through some changes ranging from stone
gray to charcoal to blue gray with a sheen. The ribbon is ironed out to ruffles, spilling over
like the arrival of expensive gowns at a charity fashion gala. The 'crack of day' takes only
a few minutes and the light designated for the day is in your face. In a distance the clouds
carrying the remaining darkness yields to the light which reminded me of the rapid mighty
force of the Niagara (center) Fall in upper state New York, without the noise.
My Lord, what a morning!
The colors are all anew, now a sequence symphony of sand, copper, gold, all bold
and beautiful on the face of this new day. What happened next had me holding my breath
with my mouth opened. The creator, with a masterstroke starting painting a rush hour light-
ed 99-lane freeway across the sky using his wide angle lens. The only steadfast, uninovable
abound was the left wing of the 747. The day,:moving from darkness to light, opened up with
as much grandeur, pomp and circumstance as DSL when it was first introduced. So here we
were between man and the heavens witnessing the order of a new day.
For the first time in my life, I found myself writing an article I did not want to close.
There was so much to say and no more space, but in conclusion I surmised that this unfor-
gettable image had nothing to do with technology, space ships visiting Mars, electric or
hydrogen cars, nuclear energy, or natural disasters. This unforgettable image had no man
made intervention, no star war special effects. This unforgettable image had a very simple
six word message. There must be a God somewhere. And he has given me another day to
watch and see the grass grow.
Ester Davis is a UPI Columnist and a host.producer on P4A-Ti: She can be reached at
Addicted To Oil?
You BetYour Lipstick
(NAPSI)-ln : his
State of the Union .speech
earlier this year, President
Bush said America is
"addicted to oil." Correct,
but hardly a surprise.
We generally think
of .oil products as the stuff
that powers cars, trucks,
SUVs, planes and trains.
accounts for only about half
of the petroleum we use.
What we ,rarely
think of is all the other prod-
ucts in which oil is a key
ingredient, such as lipstick.
Petrochemicals are also
used in. the aspirin that
relieves headaches and
prevents heart attacks, the
crayons our.kids use.-even
diapers, DVDs, cameras,
bandages, balloons and golf
line is one thing, but consid-
er what our lives would be
like without deodorant, per-
fume or toothpaste yuckk).
Three-dollar gasoline is one
thing, but consider what our
lives would be like without
deodorant, perfume or
toothpaste yuckk). Can you
imagine no vitamins, anti-
septic, house paint,
syringes, pacemakers, baby
strollers, garbage bags,
candles or panty hose?
(Well, actually, I could do"
without panty hose).
But you get :my
point. Petroleum is used
much more in our daily lives
than in just filling our gas
addicted to "foreign" oil.
Today we' import"''
about 60 percent of our oil
and petroleum products-
much of it from unfriendly
countries such as
There .are other
options. America has ample
reserves of oil and gas but
much of.it is locked on fed- .
eral lands. Only Congress
can vote to open these
lands to exploration.'
This June, the U.S.
House of Representatives
'passed the Deep Ocean
Energy Resources Act to
allow exploration in the.
deep waters off our coasts,
while giving states the
authority to determine how
close exploration is allowed.
The Senate, however, is -
waffliing on the terms of the:
SIn May, the U;S.
House voted to open just
2,000 coastal acres of the
19 million-acre Arctic
National Wildlife Refuge
(ANWR) to oil exploration.
The U.S. Geological Survey
estimates that this area
could produce enough oil to
supply us with 1.5 million
barrels of oil per day lasting
25 years at a minimum.
That's enough to replace 30
years of imports from Saudi
Arabia-and plenty of lipstick.
The U.S. Senate,
however, hasn't voted for a
stand-alone bill to open
ANWR since 1995, when
President Clinton vetoed it.
gouged" on sunscreen?
Thank the U.S. Senate for
keeping us addicted to for-
@ 5 p.m.
OCTOBER 28, 2006
"4 If- V"l If- 1
Independent Living Program Celebrates 20 Years Of Remembering
Frail Seniors at the Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon
Some of these same activities occur at the luncheon,
except this meal is already prepared and seniors in atten-
dance have been sponsored by individuals, elected officials,
Civic or fraternal groups or a faith-based organizations", says
the Rev. Leonard Dantzler, chairman of the ILP Advisory
SCouncil and long-time supporter of the event.
For almost 8 weeks Turner and her Corp of volunteers get
to the air waves on radio station 1360 WCGL and other
media to have seniors sponsored to. the event that celebrate
their life and legacy. Everybody gets involved says Turner,
the seniors belongs to us. If we get old, we'd want someone
F11 to remember us."
-_. Mrs. Tinmer is inspired from the sacred writings of David
which reminds generations to not cast aside parents and rel.- :
,atives when they get old and feeble. Persons wishing to
donate or sponsor ($20-perperson) a senior should make
their checks payable to the Senior Life Foundation and des-
ignate "Seniors Thanksgiving Luncheon" and send to ILP
1093 West 6th Street Jacksonville, FL 32209. All donations
are tax-deductible. For more information call 630-0966 .
....Seniors gias e y te f s at a S nios A l T givin L -heo. (E
Seniors and guests enjoy the festivities at a previous Seniors Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon. (FILE PHOTO)
It' That Time Again!
The Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon to benefit frail and
homebound seniors will be held on Tuesday. November 21,
2006 at the Wyndham Hotel,
This year marks the 20th year for the event that has been,
heralded as one of the most popular and successful events of
the year according to Joan Turner, founder. Turner credits
Emily Timmons and Amanda King of Radio Station.WCGL
for responding to a challenge Turner extended to the com-
imuity to "Adopt-A-Senior";._
They sponsored the first 15 seniors to The Thanksgiving
Luncheon in 1986. To date, over 18,000 seniors have attend-
ed the event the past 20 years. Holiday seasons are some of
the most depressing times for seniors-they remember being
at home with family and friends and cooking those special
meals, laughing and reliving memories of the past.
First Coast Black Nurses Association Awards
Area Nursing Students Scholarships
The First Coast Black
(FCBNA) held their fourth
annual Dorothy Gaines
Banks Scholarship and
Awards Banquet on
Saturday, September. 30 at
the Hyatt Regency
The keynote speaker was
the president of the National]
Black Nurses Association
Dr. Betty-Davis Lewis.
Ayesha N. MNuhammad.
Jacksonville University, and
Carneshia Lane, Keiser
College, were awarded $500
scholarships t continue
The recipients were cho-
sen from numerous appli-
cants based on their grade
point average, letters of rec-
ommendation, a written
essay describing their cur-
rent community involve-
ment -and future. nursing
goals, and the requirement-
of having one full year of
nursing school remaining.
Ha y ne:s H a rris,
Muhammad, and Lane also
received a paid one-year
membership to the National
Black Nurses .Association
and the FCBNA in 2007.
FCBNA is an African-
American health organiza-
tion that works to improve
access to healthcare by rais-
ing awareness, providing
education, and the utiliza-
tion of their senrices as clini-
cians, in an effort to
decrease health disparities in
the African-American popu-
lation as well as other ethnic
carotid artery disease, peripheral arterial disease and
abdominal aortic aneurysm) and osteoporosis are considered
"silent killers" because they usually present no indication
that disease is present. Fifty percent of people who suffer a
stroke, for instance, never experience symptoms.
Nonetheless, these prevalent diseases unnecessarily shorten
lives or change them dramatically by robbing people of their
mobility and independence. Typically, insurance companies
will not pay for these screenings if there are no symptoms
present. Unfortunately, if symptoms do appear, it is often
too late to prevent stroke, disability or death.
People age 50 and older are encouraged to be screened
before a catastrophic event occurs. Life Line Screening
offers convenient, painless, affordable and high-quality pre-
ventive health screenings in communities across the country.
Since 1993, Life Line Screening has worked with more than
350 hospitals nationwide and screened more than 4.5 million
people in order to help reduce the incidence of stroke and
other complications of vascular disease. Life Line
Screening's mission is to help people preserve their healthy,
When and Where
Life Line Screening's preventive health services will be
offered at Southpoint Seventh Day Adventist Church, 3208
Herring Rd on November 10th. Appointments are required
and can be scheduled by calling toll-free. 1-800-909-1084.
Disease Facts One of the major diseases of the cardiovas-
cular system is atherosclerosis, the buildup of fatty deposits
in the lining of blood vessels. Fortunately, you can modify
your risk for atherosclerosis. A healthy lifestyle will help you
stave off conditions related to atherosclerosis, including
coronary artery disease, peripheral arterial disease, high
blood pressure, stroke, and aneurysms.
Stroke is the third leading cause of death in America and
the number one cause of nursing home admissions. Someone
Suffers a stroke every 45 seconds in the U.S. The presence of
vascular diseases, such as peripheral arterial disease, carotid
artery disease, and abdominal aortic aneurysms, indicate a
strong likelihood that death, stroke or heart attack could fol-
low. Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is closely linked to
cardiovascular disease, the number one killer of people
worldwide. Someone with PAD is 4-5 tunes more likely to
die from heart disease. An abdominal aortic aneurysm may
go undetected before it ruptures suddenly with an 80-90 per-.
S ent mortality rate. Osteoporosis affects 10 million
Americans and is the leading cause of hospital bed utiliza-
tion in the U.S.
Life Line Screening Tests and Procedures:
Highly trained sonographers conduct the hospital-quality
screenings using modern, non-invasive ultrasound technolo-
gy. Participants do not need to disrobe. Results are read by
board-certified physicians and mailed back to participants
within 21 days. If a sonographer discovers a problem that
needs urgent attention, participants are immediately
informed and instructed to see their doctor as soon as possi-
Life Line Screening conducts four specific preventive
Stroke / Carotid Artery Disease, causes blockages in the
carotid arteries, which can constrict or stop blood flow to the
brain and lead to stroke
-Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD), or hardening of the
arteries, is a leading indicator ofheart disease
-Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms, an abnormal ballooning
of the artery which is fatal 80-90% of the time
-Osteoporosis, a bone weakening disease.that afflicts
both women and men and often leads to broken bones and
.; A, vascular screening package, including the
Stroke/Carotid Artery, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm and
Ankle Brachial Index (to test for PAD) screenings, costs only
$109 considerably less than obtaining comparable quality
screenings from a hospital. All four tests the complete
package including the osteoporosis screening -- costs only
$129 and generally takes less than one hour to complete.
About Life Line Screening:
Life Line Screening empowers Americans age 50 and
older -ho maybe at risk to protect their health by offering
.non-invasive, inexpensive and painless preventive ultra-
sound health screenings to identify the risk of stroke, vascu-
lar diseases and osteoporosis. Established in 1993, Life Line
Screening is the nation's leading provider of mobile preven-
;tive health screenings with more than 80 highly trained ultra-
sound teams conveniently bringing preventive health screen-
:ings to every corner of America. Life Line Screening also
partners with more than 350 hospitals nationwide. The com-
pany has screened more than 4.5 million Americans and dis-
covered stroke risk, vascular disease and osteoporosis in tens
of thousands of asymptomatic people.
Announcements, meetings, happenings, and community
events scheduled in Jacksonville and the surrounding area.
HOLIDAY FASHIONS-AJI area ladies are invited to attend
the Mandarin Christian Women's Club November Luncheon
"Holiday Fashions for Less" on Tuesday, November 14,
2006 at the Ramada Inn in Mandarin. The luncheon cost
$13.50 inc. and will be held from 12:00 1:30 p.m. Doors
open at 11:30 a.m. Fantastic holiday fashions found from
local thrift shops will be displayed. An outfit for
Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years will be modeled to
show you what you can buy on a budget. Speaker Meryl
Bishop of Stonecroft Ministries International will discuss,
"You Cannot Discover New Oceans Unless You Have the
Courage to Lose Sight of the Shore!" Reservations for Lunch
& FREE Nursery can be made by Candle at 908-5609 or
Char 287-6814 or by email at email@example.com
Please make reservations by Thursday, November 9th. Come
and invite a friend! She'll be glad you did!
RISING STAR PLAYS CHOPIN WITH SYMPHONY-
The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra will be joined by
Romanian-born pianist Mihaela Ursuleasa playing the poet-
ic music of Chopin as part of the Fidelity National Financial
Masterworks Series. The program also features Brahms'
warm and melodious Second Symphony. The concert takes
place on Thursday, November 2 at 7:30 p.m., Friday,
November 3 at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, November 4 at 8:00
p.m, as well as Friday November 3 at 11:00 a.m. on the
Mayo Clinic Coffee Series.
FLORIDA MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY ALUMNI-The
Jacksonville Alumni Chapter and the surrounding Counties
Chapters including Nassau and St. Johns County of Florida
Memorial University, invites attendees, friends and gradu-
ates to a Meet and Greet reception for FMU's President.Dr.
Karl S. Wright. The event will be held on Friday, November
3, 6:00 p.m., in the education building at Bethel Baptist
Institutional Church, 215 Bethel Baptist St For more infor-
mation contact Nathaniel Washington at (04) 764-4439 or
Mrs. Delaney Williams ((04) 781-7797 Ext 32.
REUNION PARTY-The Raines Class of 1981 will hold a
25th year Reunion Party on Friday, November 10, 5;30 p.m.
at Arielles. For more information call Cecilia at (904) 766-
TEACH-A-RAMA-The National Sorority of Phi Delta
Kappa, Inc., Delta Delta Chapter will host its annual Teach-
A-Rama on saturday, November 4, 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon. A
Family Agency Fair will be sponsored jointly with Ribault
Full Service School and will be held at Ribault Middle
School in the Media center, 3610 Ribault Scenic Dr.
Parenting workshops, education/tutoring,
budgeting/finances, abstinence programs, family counseling
and more will be discussed. For more information call
Lillian Porter at (904) 514-197r, chairperson of the Teach-
A-Rama Committee, o Sharon Robinson at (904) 924-1680.
DIABETES SYMPOSIUM-The FCBNA, Inc is having its
First Aniual Diabetes Symposium November 4, 2006 at
Shands Jacksonville, Tower I. 10th floor.
CHRISTMAS IN HISTORIC ST. AUGUSTINE-The
Garden Club of St. Augustine / St. Johns presents "Christmas
in Historic St. Augustine" December 3, 2006 1:00 :00 p.m.
with Afternoon Tea at the St. Augustine Art Association, 22
Marine Street, St. Augustine, FL. This year's tour,
"Christmas in Historic St. Augustine", will showcase seven
homes located on one of the nation's oldest streets St.
George Street. These beautiful, historic homes constructed
between 1750 and 1912, will open their doors for this exclu-
sive tour and welcome you to enjoy a taste of nostalgia in the
colorful floral decorations, all designed to recall memories
of a bygone era. Walk back in time and experience the
charm, warmth and grandeur of a Victorian Holiday season.
For more information or advanced ticket purchase, please
contact Janice Sperlanes (904) 471-2891 or Myra James
STATE CONFERENCE-Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
will 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
ANNUAL REUNION CELEBRATION-Plans are being
made for the January 6, 2007 Matthew W. Gilbert High
School 9th Annual Reunion Celebration. Two representa-
tives from each class 1952-1970 are asked to become
involved. A meeting is held every other Tuesday at 7:00
p.m. at Gilbert. Middle School. Contact Almeyta J. Lodi
(904) 355-7583 or Vivian W. Williams at (904) 766-2885.
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PAEC4FLRD TA COER2,20
z h IIK His ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
S As Florida's Attorney General:
Successfully prosecuted gas price fixers, cell phone companies, Internet
payment processors, and counterfeit drug manufacturers who attempted to rip
off Florida consumers
Fought for legislation that created the Council on Status of Black Men and Boys .
Fought for the passage of the Freedom to Worship Safely Act, increasing
penalties for crimes committed on church property
S' Aggressively prosecuted Internet predators who would harm our kids
As Attorney General, fought for the passage of the Marvin Davies Civil Rights Act
Received the Marvin Davies Civil Rights Award from the Florida State Conference
of NAACP Branches
I Co-sponsored legislation to award compensation to Freddie Lee Pitts and Wilbert Lee
Voted as Florida legislator to compensate descendents of the Rosewood
As Florida's Education Commissioner:
* Worked to ensure that parents have choices, and that graduating students are
prepared to enter the workforce
* Supported early reading programs so children are better prepared to read on
grade level from day one
* Worked to close the achievement gap between minority children and white
LOWER PROPERTY TAXES, LOWER HOMEOWNER INSURANCE, CREATING
EXCELLENCE IN FLORIDA'S SCHOOLS, & GROWING FLORIDA'S ECONOMY
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Dwayne Wade: '
'The Super Star'
NBA Wants Players
To Leave Guns At Home
In this photo released by Converse, film director
Spike Lee, left, shares a laugh with Miami Heat guard
Dwyane Wade, right, between takes of the filming of
a new Converse.shoe television commercial, Sept.
25, 2006, in Miami. Indeed, these are fun times for the
Heat superstar, who is becoming perhaps just as
valuable in the business world as the basketball one.
A new batch of Converse television commercials
with Lee, featuring Wade's newest shoe line, hit the
airwaves recently (AP Photo/Converse, David Adame)
IMIAMI Spike Lee is seated across from
Dwyane Wade, then shouts "action" as the steamy
gymnasium -- transformed into a temporary studio -
becomes silent. "Show us your game face," says
Lee, the die-hard basketball fan and renowned
director. Wade knows the line is coming. He turns to
the left, then back toward the camera, but can't hold
the serious look and breaks out laughing.
Indeed, these are fun times for the Miami
Heat's superstar guard,,who is becoming perhaps
just as valuable in the business world as the basket-
ball one. A new batch of Converse television com-
mercials with Lee, featuring Wade's newest shoe
line, hits the airwaves Thursday. A new Gatorade ad
campaign is coming this winter. "He's selling cell
phones for T-Mobile and sports-utility vehicles for
Lincoln. He's on the cover of GQ and countless
other magazines, too.
Dwyane Wade -- or "Wade, Inc." as he referred to
himself, albeit only half-seriously-- is everywhere.
Even he.can't truly believe how quickly it's all hap-
pened. Winning an NBA championship and taking
home the finals MVP in only his third season served
as the perfect capper to his meteoric rags-to-riches
story, the one where a poor kid from a tough neigh-
borhood in Chicago becomes a college star at
Marquette, a first-round draft pick, Shaquille
O'Neal's prime cohort in Miami and arguably the
game's hottest star.
He'll get his first championship ring next
Tuesday when the Heat open their season against the
Bulls. He signed a contract extension over the sum-
mer that could be worth.around $63 million. That
figure might look like chump change when he signs
his next deal sometime around.2010. And he's just
getting started. Wade averaged 27.2 points, 6.7
assists and 5.8 rebounds last season, then averaged
34.7 points in the finals against Dallas.His numbers
have gotten better each year, and in turn, so has his
marketability.Wade's profit from endorsement and
other business deals this season will dwarf the $3.8
million salary he's set to draw in the final year of his
first contract. And although he declines to discuss
specifics, clearly his earning power is already near
the top of the NBA star echelon.
Alcom State 26, Southern 10 -
Arkansas-Pine Bluff 23, Alabama A&M 21
Bowie State 24, Saint Paul's 0
Clark Atlanta 32, Morehouse 25 -
Concordia 13, Texas College 12 -
Delaware State 29, Morgan State 7
East Stroudsburg 48, Cheyney 7 -
Elizabeth City State 36, Shaw 0 -
Florida A&M 36, Norfolk State 33 OT
Fort Valley State 16, Benedict 10
Grambling State 36, Jackson State 7
Henderson State 71, Paul Quinn 19 -
Howard 26, NC A&T 0 -
Johnson C. Smith 10, Fayetteville State 7 -
Kentucky State 21. Miles 20 -
Miss Valley State 20, Texas Southern 18 -
NC Central 31, Langston 21 -
SC State 13, Hampton 6 -
Saint Augustine's 31, Livingstone 16
Tennessee State 38, Jacksonville State 31 -
Tiffin 19, Central State 14
Tuskegee 17, Albany State 10 -
Virginia Union 34, Virginia State 31
West Virginia State 14, West Va Wesleyan 0 -.
jWinston-Salem St1pe 38, Savannah State 6 .
NEW YORK David
Stern understands having
a gun to protect your
home. He's not convinced
carrying one on the streets
makes you any safer.
For that reason, the
NBA commissioner said
Wednesday that he would
prefer his players leave
their firearms behind
when they go out.
"It's a pretty, I think,
widely accepted statistic
that if 'you carry a gun,
your chances of being
shot by one increase drp'-
matically," Stern said dur-
ing his preseason confer-
ence call. "We think this
is an alarming subject.
that although you'll read
players saying how they
feel safer with guns; in
fact those guns actually
make them less safe. And
it's a real issue."
It's one that was raised
recently when Indiana's
Stephen Jackson shot a
gun in the air at least five
times outside an
Indianapolis strip club on
Oct. 6: He originally told
police he fired in self-
defense during a fight in
which he was hit by a car.
The NBA's collective
allows players to own
licensed guns, but they
can't carry them on any
league or team business.
Asked what kind of
firearm rule he would
want if collective bargain-
ing weren't involved,
Stern said: "I would favor
being able to have a
firearm to protect your
He added that walking
the streets carrying guns
was "dangerous for our
players," but said there
has been no further dis-
cussion with the union
about strengthening the
Union spokesman Dan
Wassermnan said it already
was bolstered in last
year's agreement, at'the
request of the league.
"In response to issues
raised by the NBA during
bargaining last year," he
said, "a provision was
added to the collective
bargaining agreement that
subjects the players to
discipline if they bring
any kind of firearm, even
if it's licensed, to an NBA
arena, practice facility, or
even a team or league off-
site promotional appear-
Wasserman also said
that the dangers of
firearms are discussed
during the rookie transi-
tion program, where play-
ers are "informed of the
legalities of it, what you
can or can't do, and the
pros of cons of having a
weapon are discussed
With the start of the
season less than a week
away, Stern also
addressed the arena situa-
tion in Sacramento. The
city's residents will be
asked to approve two bal-
lot measures on Nov. 7
that would increase local
sales tax as part of the
Kings' quest to replace
Arco Arena with a new
The measures are con-
sidered long-shots to
pass, and Stern seems to
understand why after
claiming that a deal
between the city and the
developer hasn't been
finalized."In the absence
of a deal between the city
and a developer, I don't
know what any fair-mind-
ed citizen of Sacramento
is being asked to vote on,"
he said. "I would love to
see them support an arena
development, but I would
tell them that they better
make sure that the city
gets with it to see whether
the deal can in fact be
done. Right now there is
no deal anyplace."
Also, Stern said he
expected.to rule on Larry
Brown's grievance: with
the Knicks sometime dur-
ing the second week of
the season. The Knicks
refused to pay the remain-
der of Brown's contract
after firing him one year
into a five-year deal.
iL4 New Orleans guard
Chris Paul, left, goes
for the lay up as
forward Ron Artest
looks on during the
first quarter of NBA
.. preseason basket-
ball in Sacramento,
Calif.,' Tuesday, Oct.
24, 2006. The
Hornets beat the
Kings 84-81. (AP
Second Jaguars Player Arrested in One Month
Following the plane ride back from the Houston Texans game, defensive end
Bobby McCray got into his car and sped home with blue and white lights flashing,
two Vicodin in his pocket and no prescription. McCray was arrested and charged
with possession of a controlled painkiller, speeding, reckless driving and prohibited
use of certain lights. The Jaguars believe the drug charge will be dropped because
team doctors prescribed the pills. But the police report also said MeCray nearly
wrecked while racing two teammates. It was the team's second arrest in a little more
than a month.. Cornerback Brian Williams was arrested on drinken-driving charges
just days before the opener. He pleaded no contest, received six months probation
and was ordered to perform 50 hours of community service.
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Your Weekly Horoscope
(OCTOBER 28, 2006-NOVEMBER 4, 2006)
(Aries-March 20th and
April 20th)The positive
D thoughts can help
you to replenish a
storage of your
inner energy this
week. You should learn how
to do it when you have feel-
ing of despair. This week is
very good for you to make
plans and get over just about
any problem you may face
with. You feel self-confident
and ready to handle difficult
situations.As for business
and money investing they
should probably be put on
hold for next week. This
week lucky numbers are: 10,
12, 18, 22, 28,.
(Taurus-April 20th and
May 21st)You -
decide -not to
instead you should better
redouble your -efforts and
prove your point in another
way. The level of your self-
confidence increases this
week as you realize you are
becoming efficient and
effective in the work force
as well as on the home front.
Don't rely on anyone.
Remember- appearances are
deceptive! Speak the truth
and nothing but the truth.
Friendships may also trans-
form .this week. The old
ones come to an end new
ones are formed. This
week lucky numbers are:4,
20,26, 28, 50.
(Gemini-May 21st and:
June 21st)-You are very
O ambitious person
and this week you
will be reconsider-,
ing your purposes
and how close you are to
reaching them. You will be
treated according to your
merits and as soon as you
worked hard promotion is
possible. Circumstances can
throw you into positions
where you can find people
with the same interests and
purposes. :The eind of the
week features travel and
ability to relax. The recent
beginnings can now reach
its realisation and a resalt
promises to be satisfactory.
This week lucky numbers
are: 2. 14, 24, 26, 36,
(Cancer-June 21st and
feel full of energy
this week and
your reach imagi-
nation can help you to figure
out how to find some money
for your bright ideas. Your
friends are supportive this
week. In the middle of the
week some of the will prob-
. ably want to help you with
some projects even if it
means a little overtime with-
out pay. Profitable invest-
ments are on your mind dur-
ing that week. Despite of
fact that you are going to
work hard during all week
there will be enough energy
for improving surroundings
or life situations as well.
This week lucky numbers
are: 6, 30, 36. 42, 52.
(Leo- July 22nd and
August 23rd)-You set
;- your own rules in
LI Ithe work place
ZI j;- J'this week. The
*' business situation
is very good and you are
able to earn more money at
almost every turn you make.
: In the middle of this week
you will probably want to
change something. Try to
find some new paths. Use
every opportunity to share
your ideas with the higher
'ups. By the end of the you
will want to pay more atten-
tion to the loved ones. They
were really patient this week
so show them your apprecia-
tion. This week lucky num-
bers are: 10, 14, 22, 28, 32.
Virgo-August 23rd and
have a lot of ener-
gy for work this
week and there is a chance
that can improve the compa-
ny's financial position. You
should also spend some time
doing something pleasant.
You could go to the movie
for example. By the middle
of the week be ready to cap-
italize on an opportunity that
comes your way. This after-
Snoon you may find yourself
helping others with some
family project. This week
lucky numbers are:2, 18, 26,
and October 23rd)- It is
very important for
you to take some
quiet time for
week. You could go to a
countryside or just walk. It
is necessary for you to clear
your mind and replenish a
store of inner energy.By the
middle of this week you may
be seen by others that can be
put in charge of some proj-
ects requiring a sharp mind
full of fresh ideas. By the
end of the week you may
find yourself chatting with
your family or friend who
has lots of information about
this week's events to share
with you. This week lucky
numbers are:16, 18, 24, 46,
and November 22nd)-
This is going to
be a good week
for thinking and j
ideas. You: may
feel like noticing some new
interesting details or getting
lost in the thoughts. Enjoy it.
There are no serious prob-
lems expected. The second
half of the week is a great
time to work together with
you partners. There are
some group meetings aid
sharing your ideas will be
very productive.By the end
of the week you may feel
full of tenderness so spend
this weekend with beloved.
This week lucky numbers
are: 4, 32. 38, 52. 56.
22nd and December
21st) You are very attentive
to dear people
Snow. You want to
take care of others
express your com-
passion. By the middle of
the week there is a big
progress in work. As soon as
you are on the top of your
own mental force there is
nothing to worry about. By
the end of the week there is
a new money making
opportunity on the horizon-
you should be ready. This
week lucky numbers are:2,
14, 30, 32, 36.
and January 20th)-You
should find that
your thoughts are
fairly clear this
week. Now it is
great time to work in groups.
Other people like working
with you because you know
how to become one with the
group but not a leader. By
the middle of the week there
are a lot of opportunities
appear to accomplish what
you set out to do.By the end
of the week all sorts of activ-
ities are possible. You can
choose anything from read-
ing books to go fishing. This
week lucky numbers are: 12,
22, 24, 28, 34.
and February 19th)-It is
a wonderful time
and love! Do not
stay at home,
associate, and noteworthy
person will appear. Be atten-
tive to your colleagues, keep
your mouth shut as though
received information may be
used against you. Try to
avoid conflicts with your
chief., Wait till more right.
.moment to submit ne w pro-
posals about the work. And
then they will be more
appreciated. A new acquain-
tance is possible. You will
brightenup your private life.
A lot of work to do this
week. Try not to loose an
opportunity to stretch'your
horizon. Travel, education
are the ways to do it. It is
also very rewarding week-
any reasonable investments,
will be successful. Your
friends who are above you in
the work field are in a posi-
tion to help youget ahead or
give you advice on the best
way to handle a business sit-
nation. By the end of the
week you may want to break
your routine and try some-
thing new or different. Some
new hobby may bring
much joy. This week lucky
numbers are: 10, 22, 28, 38,
(Pisces February 19th and
March 20th)-You seem to
be able to answer
any question this
week. You are
always ready to
get any challenge or prob-
lem over. The middle of this
week is a perfect time to be
persevering and move for-
ward in your career deci-
sions. You have all your
energy for it. The end of this
week is a good time for
money. The old debt may be
paid or some new opportuni-
ties appear. The pace of your
life will quicken. Do not
express dissatisfactions to
the people of your circle; it
will be better to spend
rationally your time.
Suggestion which will be
received at the beginning of
the month promises you
financial profit. Accept it
safely. You will be constant-
ly the centre of attention this
month. Sparkle with intel-
lect more often, and reward
will be not long in coming.
And your business partners
will be deeply impressed by
you. The pace of your life
will quicken. Do not express
dissatisfactions to the people
of your circle; it will be bet-
ter to spend rationally your
time. Suggestion which will
be received at the beginning
of the month promises you
financial profit. Accept it
safely. This week lucky
numbers are:14, 18, 36, 38,
Man Arrested For Biting Off Man's Finger
NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. ANorth Fort Myers man has been charged with aggravated bat-
tery he allegedly bit off the finger of a 76-year-old man.
Andieu Avilmar, 35, was charged Tuesday after he allegedly bit off an inch of the man's finger,
according to the News-Press.
Avilmar was asked to leave the victim's home last Week but returned and attempted to choke
the man with a jacket. The victim's wife used a utility knife to cut away the jacket, police reports
Reports indicate the victim was trying to get Avilmar off his wife when his finger was bitten.
Avilmar was arrested on Saturday for trespassing and released on Monday.
A% ilmar was charged Tuesday with aggravated battery, causing bodily harm or personal injury.
He is in the Lee County Jail. ..... ...
Woman Admits H ring
Grandson For Arson
STAFFORD, Va. A 72-year-old woman admitted hiring her teenage grandson to set fire to her.
landlord's house days after she received an eviction notice.
Nola Mac Williams was also accused of supplying gasoline to start the Nov. 25 blaze, which
caused more than $100.000 in damage. No one was injured.
The landlord. James Braco. owned the trailer park where Williams was living, and he had
recently sent her an eviction notice, investigators said.
The boy told authorities that Williams said Braco was getting ready to sell the house, and she
did not want him to make any money off it. Williams then drove the boy to the house and told him
how to burn it down, according to prosecutor Lori DiGiosia.
She told her grandson to tell his parents that the $150 she gave him was for his birthday and
She pleaded guilty Tuesday to arson, breaking and entering with the intent to commit arson, and
criminal solicitation of a felony. Charges against the 15-year-old boy were handled in closed juve-
nile court. Williams was ordered jailed without bond until her Feb. 2 sentencing.
7-Eleven Pull s Drin k Named Cocaine
store operator 7-Eleven Inc. is
telling franchises to pull a
high-caffeine drink from its
shelves because of the prod-
uct's name: Cocaine.
The company acted after
getting complaints from par-,
ents of teens, who are a big
part of the drink's target audi- :
"Our merchandising team
: believes the product's name
promotes an image which we
didn't want to be associated
with." said Margaret Chabris.
a spokeswoman for 7-Eleven.
Cocaine comes in red cans.
with the name spelled out m
what are meant to resemble
lines of white powder.
According to the label,.
each 8.4-fluid ounce can con-
tains 280 milligrams of caf-,
feine -- more jolt than a cup of
coffee, a can of Coca-Cola or
the leading energy drink. Red
Bull -- but no cocaine.
The drink is made by
Redux Beverages of Las
Vegas. which markets it as
"The legal alternative."
Hannah Kirby, the compa-
ny's managing partner, said 7-
Eleven stores didn't account
for many sales of the drink. It
hit shelves in New York and
California im August and is
now available in more than a
half-dozen states, mostly in
and liquor stores.
This isn't the first time:
Cocaine has been' yanked.
Some stores in the-New York
area pulled the drink after
local politicians complained.
It's all part of the company's
plan to stand out inthe fast-
growing energy drink market.
'"We knew the name was
going to be provocative," said
Kirby, whose husband, James.
created the drink.
SKirby said the company
wasn't glorfying an illegal
drug in the eyes of its young
consumers. "Kids understand
the difference between a con-
trolled substance and an ener-
gy drink," she said.
:Chabris, the 7-Eleven
spokeswoman. said the
Dallas-based chain is recom-
mending that franchisees not
stock the drink.
Chabris said a vendor that
isn't recommended by 7-
Eleven "dropped the product
off at some stores in Northern
California." She said she did-
n't know how many stores car-
7-Eleven stores sell other
energy drinks; which nutn-
tionists warn can cause caf-
feme and sugar highs followed
by crashing lows among kids
who consume them -- some-
times several in a row.'
Researchers in Chicago
reported this month that they
saw a surprisingly high num-
ber of cases of caffeine abuse
over the past three years,
including 12 percent that
required hospital treatment.
The average age of the victims
October 21, 200 6
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Kerry Washington: Sweet Natured And Powerful On Screen
Photos 2006, Andre' B. Murray/www.brunagency.photoreflect.com
By Rych McCain
Washington was a true
delight to interview.
She was promoting
her latest film The
Last King Of Scotland
Whitaker- and James
McAvoy. Her striking
physical beauty was a
mirror reflection of the
inward grace, poise
and elegance she so
film, the Wayans
brothers Little Man
was a box office hit
this past summer. She
also appeared in the
blockbusters Mr. &
Mrs. Smith starring
Brad Pitt and Angelina
Jolie and The
Fantastic Four as well
as a. recurring role on
the hit TV series
"Boston Public." What
may be her most
definitive role to date
is that of Della Bea
Charles' real life wife
in Ray starring Jamie
Foxx. She won an
NAACP Image Award
for the role as well. We
kicked back in her suite
at the exclusive Four
Seasons Hotel in
Beverly Hills, as
on her role as the late
Kay Amin, the real life
second wife of the late
Idi Amin, military dic-
tator of the central
African country of
Uganda during the
1970's, on which the
film is based.
What is the experi-
ence playing women
like Robinson and
Amin and does it alter
her life after she per-
forms a role like that?
"I think every role
has a really important
impact on my personal-
ity. I think that is sort of
why characters come
into my life, because I
need to learn from them
at that point of my life.
Actors get the benefits
of reincarnation with-
out ever having to die.
We get a lot of different
lifetimes out of a per-
son's pivotal moment in
their lives, so we get to
learn things from the
journeys of our charac-
S1 S S OSII I I
By Rych McCain
Congrats are in
order for one of young
Tavares. She is a nom-
inee for a Prism Award
for her role as
Cranberry St. Clair on
the Nickelodeon Show
show ceremonies will
take place in.December
in Hollywood and we
will keep you a tuned to
all of the details!
We are loaded down
with the music 411,
especially from the
Houston, Texas based
OBPR camp with my
boss lady Nancy Byron
at the helm! 40 Glocc
and label mates Mobb
Deep were forced to
spend, the night in
Atlanta due to flight
delays, having missed
their connecting interna-
tional flight. They were
in route to Chile to per-
form when their flight
began dropping and ris-
ing and dropping again.
Soon after, passengers
noticed flames and
smoke pouring out of
one of the engines. As
found religion while
pondering their fate,
the pilot announced
that the plane had lost
an engine and that they
were going to attempt
an emergency landing
into Tampa, Florida.
Whassup continued on D-8
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Page e 28, I
Catch A Fire, A Thriller Celebrating A
South African Hero
By Dwight Brown, NNPA Film
In the 1980s South Africa,
apartheid rules. The races are
separated. .Civil unrest reigns.
Patrick Chamusso (Derek Luke,
Antwone Fisher), an apolitical,
blue-collar Black South African
man, lives miles outside of
Johannesburg with his wife,
Precious (Bonnie Henna), and
their two kids. His job as a fore-
man at the massive Secunda oil
refinery gives his family a com-
fortable life. Patrick and
Precious aren't blind to the
indignities of. apartheid, but
determined to stay out of the
Life changes for them the
night a freedom fighter from the
MK, the military wing of the
African National Congress, sets
a bomb off at the refinery.
Patrick gets arrested by the
fiendish South African Police,
headed by Nic Vos (Tim
Robbins), a Colonel in the Police
Security Branch. He is beaten,
tortured and humiliated but can't
be bullied into a confession until
the police imprison and brutalize
his wife. He confesses, is freed
and flees to Mozambique a
changed man. Patrick joins the
MK and is determined to blow up
the Secunda refinery to send a
strong message to the world that
Apartheid must end.
This amazing film is based on
the courageous life of Patrick
Chamusso, who changed the
course of history in South Africa
and suffered the consequences
with a harsh, lengthy prison sen-
tence on infamous Robben Island.
Screenwriter Shawn Slovo put
a face on the legions of activists
who fought apartheid when she
built her script around the local
hero, Chamusso. His imperfect
life, rocky marriage and infideli-
ties humanize him; the chain of
events that lead to his point of no
return provide the frame-
work for this gripping,
seat thriller. Slovo gives
her characters depth: Vos
is not a two-dimensional
villain, but a patriot on the
wrong side of history. She
graces the script with
poignant dialogue: "Our
fathers taught us that we
can never be free until we '
forgive." Her screenplay -'
evolves seamlessly from
family drama, to political
thriller, to.spiritual awakening.
Australian director Phillip
Noyce (Clear and Present
Danger, The Quiet American
and Rabbit-Proof Fence) makes
no missteps with this racially
charged film. He gleans superb
performances from the entire
cast. The action sequences are
perfectly choreographed and the
film maintains a constant ten-
sion that frays the nerves.
Actor Derek Luke formally
played adolescents. This chal-
lenging, anti-hero role has
Derek Luke as Patrick Chamusso.
turned his young man screen per-
sona into that of an adult. His stal-
wart performance rings true, his
consistent accent is flawless and
his emotions run deep. Bonnie
Henna, as the conflicted, laconic
character Precious, deftly express-
es thoughts and feelings with sub-
tle facial expressions. Robbins as
the antagonist finds the humanity
in Vos that would escape most
A perfect political thriller. An
earnest, heart-\\Tenching drama.
An uplifting modern allegory. An
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Kerry cont'd from D-1
What were the most
significant things that
from the real Kay
lights up at this ques-
"Yeah, she really did
have an affair behind
Amin's back," she says
"and she was cut up and
displayed publicly in
that way with her limbs
put in the wrong places
(while in the trunk of
her lover's car). I think
what I learned was in
some ways what I hope
people learn when they
watch the film. I hope
that we've (the film-
makers), done a good
enough job about being
truthful, honest and
authentic so that people
walk away looking for
the truth within them-
selves, asking them-
selves weather or not
they are taking respon-
sibilities for actions in
What was her take
on the real Amin? She
is in high intellectual
gear at this point in the
"I think what we see,
because of Forrest's
brilliant portrayal, is a
man who really wants
to do a lot of good. I
mean he comes along
and represents the Pan-
African movement. He
made changes in the
constitution that still
exist in Uganda because
they did so much good
for the country. He
allowed for Black peo-
ple to be self supporting
in Uganda for the first
time by kicking out the
Asians. I don't agree
with the methodology,
but it's important that
Africans started to be
porting. He changed the
educational system so
that kids were not just
learning in English, but
learning in their tribal
languages as well. All
those things I think, are
important to African
identity and to African
strength. But I think he
didn't necessarily have
the political education,
the psychological and
all, to be the kind of
leader that he wanted to
be. That caused even
more insecurity in him
and spiraled him into a
place of anxiety, para-
noia, fear and brutali-
The film was actual-
ly shot in Uganda
where it all happened
and Washington soaked
in the experience of the
culture and made great
friends with the
"To be honest, I had
been a little ambivalent
before this film about
going to Africa because
I wasn't sure of this
idea that you are sup-
posed to go the Africa
and feel at home," she
says. "I was a little bit:
afraid that wouldn't
happen and I didn't
want to be a bad Black
person. This film
allowed me to put all of
that aside, go to Africa
and become an African
for two months."
three films coming out
for 2007 including
another installment of
The Fantastic Four as
Off screen, this sexy,
sweet portrait of femi-
ninity loves her dog
"Josie B," who is
named after the late
great Josephine Baker
and is anaactive member
of "Creative Coalition,"
a group of entertainers
dedicated to increasing
funding for arts educa-
tion and awareness of
first amendment rights.
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life off screen.
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The Fibrida Star
Whassup continuedfrom D-1
After a hard but safe
landing, the plane was
met with fire trucks and
Another 45 minutes into
the flight would have
meant an ocean landing.
^ betcha they weren't
calling women "H's" and
"B's," smoking joints,
partying and cussing or
talking crap during
those tense, unsure
moments before that
crash landing. That
proves "who" and
"what" the real deal is!
Hope they took note!
The fellas scrapped the
Chile trip and booked to
New York instead.
We are happy to
introduce the newest
member of the N.W.A.
family tree, Young
$oprano who is ready to
be crowned "Prince of
the West Coast." The
Gardena, CA., native
who honed his skills
with The Westside
Connection and debuted
on the Mack 10 Presents
Da Hood LP, has signed
ing deal with New
Group, LLC to push his
2Gd Music label.
artist Big Tuck has a
smash new single out,
"Ain't No Mistaken,"
featuring his South
Dallas childhood friend
Erykah Badu, from his
debut LP "Tha
New Orleans' MC
MR. Marcelo aka
Brick, has announced
the formation of his
own label, Brick
and publishing compa-
ny. Mr. Marcelo is a
member of the recently
formed New Orleans
group Magnolia Boys,
whose members include
Ceto, Herb and Hot
Beezo. Their new single
What It Do is expected
soon from their as-yet-
untitled debut album.
Their mix tape,
Something In The Water
will drop later this
Tasha L. Cooper and
her 5th Amendment
Entertainment Inc. put
on The Pure Buckness
Krump Event last
Angeles. It featured the
Krump dancing stars
from last year's-hit
movie RIZE, i.e.,
Young Daisy, Ms
SPrissy, Tight Eyez,
Dragon and a host of
down. It was the Krump
event of the year!,
Give me a holla at
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