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Section A: Main: Editorial
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Section A: Main: Church
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Section A: Main: Lifestyle
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Section A: Main: National
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Section A: Main: State
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Section B: Prep Rap
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Section C: Regional
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Section C: Sports
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Section D: Entertainment
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It was determined that
Glenn Schofield, 32, led a
group of drug dealings that
brought an average of 22
pounds of cocaine into
Duval County, Florida
alone. His dealings were in
Florida, Georgia and Texas
and because of his long
criminal record that includ-
ed drug trafficking and con-
Glenn Schofield, 32 spiracy to traffic cocaine, he
Arrested as Leader of
Cocaine Ring earned the name, "Teflon
Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum announced
this week that Glenn Schofield and Albert Jimmie
Robinson were.both'sentenced to 20 years in prison for
I their partici-
His dealings were in Florida, nation. Both
Georgia and Texas. men were
by the Attorney General's Office.
Cocaine purchased by Schofield was processed and
distributed to lower level dealers who then sold the
drugs throughout Jacksonville. The Jacksonville
Sheriff's Office investigation resulted in the seizure of
more than 35 kilograms of cocaine with a street value
of more than $700,000. Over $200,000 in cash was
also seized. The six month Teflon Continued on A-7
President Bush Visits
Georgia Tornado. Area
President Bush answering questions from victims of
Americus, Georgia's tornado.
President Bush handed out hugs to people in
Americus, Georgia who survived killer tornadoes, and he
mourned the 20, including eight high school students,
who died in the storms that hit Georgia and Alabama..
"Out of this rubble will emerge a better tomorrow,"
He climbed over piles of concrete, insulation, broken
glass and textbooks at the shattered high school in
Enterprise, Ala. Be strong and set an example for the other
1,200 students, he told the student government president
and three others.
"Tough devastation" were the words President Bush
used to describe the tornado-rathged areas of Americus
and Sumter County.
Bush was met in Americus by Rep. Sanford Bishop,
Sen. Saxby Chambliss and Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-
Also meeting Bush were Gov. Sonny Perdue as well as
Sumter County Sheriff Pete Smith and Chief Deputy Col.
Eric D. Bryant. Bush greeted relief workers and talked to
The president worked his way down Hudson Street,
listening to stories of what the survivors experienced
when the tornado hit Americus around 9:15 p.m.
I saw a lot of devastation. I saw a community really
damaged, but, 1 saw a lot of hope with the people.
bega started singing in her
preschool years. Stephanie
hasn't had much singing
training. According to her
American Idol profile, she
worked with a vocal coach
for a month. She was
enrolled in college before
American Idol. She writes
music and poetry. 19-year
old Stephanie Edwards has
already had a taste of fame
from her appearance on It's
Show-time at the Apollo,
but now she is back for
Stephanie is the second
youngest female in the Top
24 of American Idol, season
6. She is from Savannah,
Georgia but in order to
audition, she took a trip to
Memphis. Stephanie was
only about 2 or 3 years old
when she started talking
and singing. .In 2005, she
won the title of "Savannah
American Idol is down
to a dozen entrants and
Stephanie is still in the
Chris Rock, The
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Rock and family on Oprah.
In response to the rumors
that Chris Rock and his
wife, Malaak are getting a
divorce, Rock said, "We are
very happy and committed
to our marriage and the
beautiful family we have
built." His new movie
which will be released
March 16, "I Think I Love
My Wife" differs from real-
ity, wherein "I know I love
FBIAssisted in Investigation and Sting
Jax Police Officer Arrested
A somber Sheriff Rutherford announced
Wednesday afternoon that a JSO employee
had been arrested. The employee in question
was Patrol Officer John Hairston a 10-year
veteran Jacksonville police officer whom
family members had nicknamed "Happy
The charge included two counts of mak-
ing false statements to federal investigators
and one count of theft of govern-
ment property. Specifically, f
Hairston is accused of stealing ,
over $3,000 from vehicles that
were used in the undercover sting
after Jacksonville police were
tipped that Hairston had been
stealing money from drug dealers
during traffic stops, police said.
Rutherford said "We had
launched an investigation one
month ago. Without revealing the
tactics used in our undercover
operation, the investigation con-
firmed our suspicions. We called
on the FBI to assist us with a sec-
ond investigation, which again,
confirmed the criminal activity."
According to court testimony,
the initial sting involved stealing
$1,270 from a rental vehicle set
up and put under surveillance by the
Sheriffs Office integrity unit 6n Feb. 12.
The money was in the center console of the
vehicle and was not turned in to the Sheriffs
Office property room after Hairston
searched the vehicle, the indictment said.
Hairston was called to the vehicle as a pre-
arranged part of the sting, police said.
Guilty To Using
Baby As Weapon
Chytoria pleads guilty to
hitting her boyfriend with
their 4-week-old son, Jarron
Graham wherein their son
suffered a fractured skull.
She acknowledged that on
October 8, 2006, she
grabbed her son and said, "I
swung him like a bat,"
speaking of her little baby
boy. She told investigators
that she had been out drink-
ing the night before and
argued with her boyfriend
Deangelo Troop. The argu-
ment turned into shoving
and pushing and before she
knew it, she had used her
son as a weapon.
The baby has made a full
recovery and now he and her
other children are in the cus-
tody of her parents.
The judge ordered a psy-
chological examination of
Graham before sentencing
A second sting included participation
by the FBI during which $2,137 was taken
from a stolen car searched by Hairston.
That money was in a shoe box in the vehicle
and was not turned in to the police property
During his appearance before U.S.
Magistrate Howard Snyder, Hairston spoke
softly and said little. When Snyder asked if
Patrol Officer John.Hairston
Photo: Courtesy of WJXT-TV-4
Hairston had anything to say before hel set:
bail, Hairston said, "I'm no risk to anyone."
Hairston declined to comment as he left,
the federal courthouse with two of his sis-
ters and his pastor.
"To wear this badge is a privilege,"
Rutherford said. "For those proven not to be
worthy, they will lose it."
Jackie Brown Wins As Mayor
Jackie Brown attended the Argyle Area
Civic Council candidate forum at the
end of February and the questions were
not intended to be easy but, she
answered them. At the end of the forum,
of the 55 votes casted for mayor, Brown
won the election over Mayor Peyton, 25
to 24. Peyton did not attend the forum Jackie Brown
but Brown is confident she still would
Other winning candidates were SheriffRutherford, Jerry
Holland Jay Jabour, Mia Jones, Michael Corrigan. Ray
Pringle and Bob Taylor tied for District 11.
Eight Children, One Adult Dies in Fire
4M f4 The extended family that included
.- Ktwenty-two members, (four fami-
.. ,., lies), of which seventeen were:
S children lived in a three-story
,. house in Bronx, New York and,
were caught off-guard when a fire,
A6. .'.'-.. "started in the basement about
~-_ 11:00 p.m.Wednesday.
Rescued Infant Neighbors said they heard
screams of "help, help" and wit-
nessed one mother throwing her children out of a broken win-
dow from the second floor in hopes of saving them. One
bystander said he caught two of the children.
The father in one of the families, is a cab driver and said he
received a call from his wife screaming, "We have a fire." He
got there too late to participate in the rescue or to save those
who perished, which included eight children and a 40-year-old
female. Another ten people were injured, five of them serious-
ly. The injured included four firefighters and another emer-
gency worker who were hospitalized with minor injuries.
The mayor of New York said it is believed that a space heater
or an overloaded power strip may have started the blaze.
There two smoke detectors in the house but neither had batter-
Mayor Bloomberg earned the death toll could increase.
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On 'February 27,
another candidate joined
the ranks of those run-
ning for the office of
President of the United
States. The candidate has
a platform focused on
one issue-health cover-
age for all children this
The candidate is ten-
year-old Susie Flynn.
She may be young, but
she knows her numbers:
Congress can provide
health insurance to all
children in the United
States for the equivalent
of 16 days of military
spending, 3 1/2 months in
Iraq, or 5 1/2 months of
the tax cuts to the richest
one percent of all
Americans. There are
more than nine million
children in the United
States who are currently
without health insurance.
The Children's Defense
Fund (CDF) and Susie
believe that our elected
officials are not doing
enough to solve the prob-
lem. As a result, CDF
announced the launch of
"Elect Susie" to build
awareness of the child
health crisis and of CDF's
proposal to provide all
children in America
"Elect Susie" is a fic-
tional presidential politi-
,cal campaign featuring
"Susie Flynn," a 10-year-
old girl who intends to
make everyone in
America aware of chil-
dren's health needs so
that they will no longer
be ignored or responded
to in a piece-meal fash-
ion. Susie is also deliver-
ing an ultimatum: Find a
solution now or she will
take matters into her own
hands by running for
As her campaign liter-
ature says, "Children can-
not take care of them-
selves, and they have no
power to influence
change. Here's why you
.should use your vote to,
get children the health
insurance they deserve:
"More than nine mil-
lion children in the
United States-one in
nine-have no health
Every 46 seconds, anoth-
er baby is born unin-
sured. It costs less to pro-
vide health insurance
Focus on Children: Child Watch: Elect
Marian Wright Edelman
President, Children's Defense Fund
coverage to childrefi than
to any other group of
people. The majority of
uninsured children live in
and almost 90 percent
live in families where at
least one parent works.
Increases in private
health insurance costs are
increases m in wages.
Ensuring that children
have timely, affordable
access to health care is a
smart economic move.
For instance, enrolling
uninsured children in
health coverage signifi-
cantly reduces hospital-
izations for preventable
illnesses. Uninsured chil-
dren are more than five
times as likely as insured
children to have gone
more than two years
without a doctor visit.
What the United States
spends on health care per
person is more than twice
the average spent in
yet we rank near the bot-
tom among those nations
in infant mortality rates.
Existing health care pro-
grams for low-income
children vary widely,
with different standards
for eligibility, cost shar-
ing, and benefits in each
of the 50 states and the
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campaign all 'Americans
should get behind. As
"These children have
been let down, yet the
people accountable are
doing too little to solve
it... Under your next
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MARC'H 10, 2007
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MARCH 10, 2007
Faith In Our Community
Schedule of Events and Services
DELIVERANCE CENTER FOR ALL PEOPLE located
at 2039 Thomas Court, Jacksonville, FL, with Minister
Kevin Curry, Pastor would like to invite you to their PAS-
TOR'S ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION on March 18th
at 4 p.m. Call 904-346-0898 for more information.
ELDER ROBERT JACKSON AND THE NEW SPIRI-
TUAL TRAVELERS 20TH ANNIVERSARY March 18,
2007 at 5 p.m. at Faith Temple Fellowship Ministries
C.O.C.W.I.H., located at 2133 Wishart St., Jacksonville, FL,
with Bishop Gregory Davis, Pastor. Special Guest: The
Mighty Golden Voices of Dayton Beach, Fl., Billy Crayton
and Christ;s Ambassadors of Orlando, FL., Elder Carl
Joseph and The Gospel Tru Tones ofValdosta, GA, LaVonne
Cooper and The Voices of Harmony of Deland, Fl, and
many, many more. For more information call Elder Mary
Herring at 904-762-9798.
GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH OF EAST SPRING-
FIELD, INC., located at 1553 East 21st St., Jacksonville,
FL, with Rev. John J. Devoe, Jr., Pastor and Rev. John A.
Payne, Pastor Emeritus is celebrating their ANNUAL
WOMEN'S DAY on Sunday, March 18th at 11 a.m. The
speaker will be the Prophetess Patricia Frances. At 4 p.m.
Youth and Drama Ministry with Sister Stephanie Williams in
charge. Call Evangelist Buena Reed at 354-2941 or 765-
5707 for more information.
FRIENDSHIP PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH will
be celebrating their ANNUAL MEN'S DAY, March 18th,
starting with Sunday School 9:30 a.m. and morning worship
at 11 a.m. Elder B. Sheffield, Pastor, Deacon R. Jones
Chairman. Located at 1106 Pearce St., Jacksonville, FL. Call
904-353-7734 for more information. The public is invited.
GOSPEL DIGITAL TUNES PRESENTS "The Bible
Experience" Event, Saturday, March 31, 2007 at the Ritz
Theatre & LaVilla Museum, in Jacksonville, FL. The New
Testament is brought to life in "The Bible Experience" by
all-star cast of some of Hollywood's greatest actors and
musicians including Blair Underwood, Angela Bassett,
Samuel L. Jackson, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Denzel Washington,
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Cuba Gooding, Jr., Forest Whitaker, and Kirk Franklin! Re-
energize your faith with one of the most anticipated audio
recordings in years. The event will focus on ways for people
of all ages to experience the power of God's word by explor-
ing the bible. During this event, the attendees will enjoy;
Two live showings of "The Bible Experience on DVD, per-
formances by gospel artists, groups and choirs, and inspira-
tional words by local city leaders and national celebrities.
Individuals or groups that RSVP in advance will get VIP
seating and a discount on purchases of "The Bible
Experience." The first 100 individuals that purchase a copy
of "The Bible Experience" will receive the debut album,
"Keep The Faith" from National Recording artist Bebra
The Bible Experience, created by Zondervan and the
Inspired by Media Group, is a fully dramatized reading of
the New Testament with a captivating musical underscore.
The Bible Experience includes a collection of 19 CDs and a
Gospel Digital Tunes wants you to experience the Bible
as you never have before with this groundbreaking audid
project. For the price of $39.99, you can obtain your copy of
this amazing audio project.
To R.S.V.P. for this event, contact Gospel Digital Tunes
at (904) 224-2231.
GREATER GRANT MEMORIAL A.M.E. CHURCH
located at 5533 Gilchrist Rd., Jacksonville, FL is having
their FAMILYAND FRIENDS DAY 2007, Sunday, March
llth at 10:45 a.m. The speaker will be Reverend Henry E.
Green, III, son of Reverend Henry E. and Mrs. Jennifer R.
Green. Reverend T. DeMarco Hansberry, Senior Pastor. Call
(904) 764-5992 for more information.
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BRYANT, Richard, 55, died
March 1, 2007.
BURKE, Mercedes A., died
March 3, 2007.
COOPER, Cyniyah, died
February 28, 2007.
DEMPS, Eunice E., died
March 3, 2007.
DOWDELL, Runell, died
February 28, 2007.
DUNCAN, Alphonso, died
March, 3, 2007.
EDWARDS, Cedric, died
March 1, 2007.
FORD, Monroe, Jr., died
March 4, 2007.
GRAHAM, Harold, died
March 3, 2007.
GRAHAM, Priscilla P.,
died March 3, 2007.
HALL, Jackie, died March
6, 2007. Alphonso West
HALLMON, Annie, died
March 4, 2007.
HAYNES, Harriet E., died
March 5, 2007.
HAYNES, Thomas, died
March 3; 2007. A.B.
JAMES, Mattie Mae, died
March 5, 2007.
JENNINGS, Charles R.,
died March 5, 2007.
M., 19, died March 3, 2007.
57, died February 28, 2007.
JOHNSON, Vernice, 88,
died March 5, 2007.
JONES,, Gerald C., died
March 1, 2007.
died March 5, 2007.
SAMPSON, Emily J., died
March, 2, 2007.
TAYLOR, Marvel R., Sr.,
died March 2, 2007.
TURNER,- Vincent, died
March 3, 2007. A.B.
WADE, Lawanda, died
March 5, 2007. A.B.
WALKER, Linton, III, 32,
died March 4, 2007.
WALTON, Gloria, died
March 5, 2007.
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Dr. Beatrice House, Pastor
(All services are held at Hospitality Inn) '
7071 103rd St., Jacksonville, FL 32210 .
(904) 778-7651 4
Sunday Celebration Service ......................... 6 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
Thursday ........... Word Service .................... 7 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
Youth Service ............. (Third Thursday) .... 7 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
"You are invited to join us for a time of celebration and exaltation of
our God and King. The word is rich, the fellowship refreshing and
the presence ofGod m. tr,i n manrtifsted. "
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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.
oYouth 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
SHistoric Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church
Worship Service 10:00 a.m.
Church Scho6l 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
Bible Power Enrichment Hour
S Sunday School 9:15 10:15 a.m.
S 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. CHARITY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
1417 North Laura St. Jacksonville, Florida 32206
George Harvey, Jr., M.A., M. Div., Pastor
Telephone: (904) 356-0664 or 768-4453
"Christ diedfor our sins...was buried and Rose again" (see 1 Corinthians 15:1-4)
Sulzbacher Outreach Service 8:30 a.m.
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday & Friday Night Services 7:30 p.m.
Saturday Prison Outreach 1:00 p.m.
Saturday Nursing Home Outreach 3rd and 4th Saturdays
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"Without the shedding of Blood, there is no remission of sin" (Hebrews 9:22)
GREATER EL-BETHEL DIVINE HOLINESS CHURCH
"The Church Where Everybody Is Somebody"
Bishop Lorenzo Hall., Pastor
Street Address: 723 W. 4th St. Jacksonville, Florida 32209
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3575, Jacksonville, Fla. 32206
Church Telephone: (904) 359-0661 Home: (904) 358-8932 Cell: 710-1586.
Sunday School 9:30 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday Prayer Meeting & Bible Study,7:00 p.m.
Thursday Joy Night,7:00 p.m.
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"Jesus Loves Sinners Church Folk Don't"
Elder Joseph Rice
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Worship 12:00 Noon & 7:00, p.m.
Bible Study -------------- ------Tuesday & Friday----- 7:00 p.m.
(912) 267-6395 (912) 996-4864 Cell
2705 MLK Blvd., Brunswick, GA 31520
"Tn1 everything there is a season
and a (ine to every purpose under the
heaven. A time to be born, and a time
to die. "-Ecclesiastes 3:1-2.
No one wants to talk about death
and funerals. Too depressing.
Unfortunately, death is a fact of life
and there simply is no way to avoid it.
For indeed there is a "time to be born
and a time to die."
You may want a traditional funer-
al service with visitation and a member
of the clergy conducting services at a
church or a funeral home. Would you
want an open or closed casket? Maybe
you want a special friend to do the
eulogy or family members to read
scripture passages or poetry. Any
First, you should shop around and
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"There's Always Something
Happening On The First Coast"
The Links Celebrates Country Soul
'What's Going On' for The Jacksonville Links in
2007? And the answer is:-Their annual Western Gala
fundraiser at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds. Always
dressed in the latest western fashions and boots, as were
their guests, these ladies always think of everything!
First guests were greeted by local celebrities that
included: TV Anchor Rob Sweeting, WJXT; Jaguar
player Ernest Wilford and Jaguar Executive James
'Shack' Harris with the Jacksonville Links president,
Mrs. Gloria Dean as they entered the western decorat-
ed 'Links OK Corral' a.k.a. Expo Ballroom that always
features a giant black and white cow, ballroom columns
adorned with balloons bearing the same pattern as the
giant cow, and giant cacti throughout. In another area
of the 'Corral' there was the 'Link Saloon' with casino
games, libations and a bounty of edibles. Each table
throughout the 'Corral' featured a standing lithograph
creation of member and artist Mrs. Vivian Walker (the
original was on display during the event), traditional
western snacks and western paraphernalia.
For dinner there was Chicken Marsala, Pasta, Caesar
Salad and glorious garlic bread compliments of
Carrrabas. After dinner there was line dancing
instructions from former ROAR member, Ms. Latricia
LaDet. This is always an enjoyable segment of the
evening. And of course, the versatile Elite Band was as
Always on 'all cylinders' in spite of having to divide
themselves up to cover the whole host of events sched-
uled the very same evening as this affair!
And then there were door prizes galore!
Leading the planning of this fantastic event were
Mesdames Johnetta Moore and Dr. Lois Gibson
(who both have announced that this was the fourth and
final year for them to serve as co-chairs) ably assisted
by hard working committee members Mesdames
Hester Clark, Pat Mitchell, Dr. Kia Mitchell, and Dr.
Gerri Smith. The spirit of the late Jacksonville Link
member Mrs. Joan Spaulding was everywhere as they
completed the decorating earlier in the day. When we
caught up with the very busy Dr. Lois Gibson, she
shared, "The responses from our guests are again posi-
tive. We welcomed Carrabas Restaurant as our new
sponsor. Everyone had much fun! The success of the
event is rest with the entire committee along with the
creative contributions of Social Committee leaders
Mesdames Marjoria Manning and Vivian Walker.
The entire chapter worked so very hard. The cama-
raderie of our members working together is always so
The Jacksonville Links' annual fundraiser enables
the organization to continue their community services
that include activities at Paxon Middle School,
Children's Homes Society/Buckner Manor,
DignityUWear, Simpson Methodist Church
Kitchen, Stage Aurora and Edward Waters College.
Joining the fun this year was EWC president Dr.
Oswald Bronson and Mrs. Bronson. Dr. Bronson
was there to receive the first annual installment of The
Jacksonville Chapter, Links, Inc. Scholarship
Endowment. The endowment provides financial assis-
tance for academically talented students and will assist
the college in its goal to increase enrollment of high
performing students. Supporting HBCU's is a national
imitative of Links, Inc. The Jacksonville Chapter,
Links, Inc. is taking this support to another level.
If you missed this year's fun, you won't want to miss
it next year!
Don't forget to let us know of your upcoming
events. Contact us at 904 766-8834; E-mail
socially@TheFloridaStar.com or you may reach me
directly at firstname.lastname@example.org, telephone (904) 285-9777
or fax (904) 285-7008.
See you in the paper! r
Photos by J. Carl Davis, Sr. unless otherwise noted.
Mural created by Douglas Anderson Art Students, presently on exhibit at The Cummer. After the exhibition at Thq Cummer, the mural will move
to its permanent home at the Clara White Mission
Douglas Anderson School of the Arts students prepare Mural for The
Riyan Jackson, Mrs. Cynthia Jones Jackson and Ms. Pearl Blackwell.
Cummer Museum Supporters Carlton and Mrs. Barbara Jones with
LaVilla Museum Curator Mrs. Lydia Stewart.
Douglas Anderson student poet Ms. Sakiyah James and renowned
potter Ms. Glendia Cooper.
The Ritz Voices with director Ms. Deborah McDuffie at The Cummer.
Douglas Anderson students-poet Chris Hicks and writer and dancer Douglas Anderson student poet Ms. Carley Robinson, Douglas
Ms. Melinda Jenkins. Anderson Creative Writing Department Chairperson Mrs. Jackie
Jones, Douglas Anderson English instructor Mrs. Debbie Rouse, Ms.
Aleighia Rouse with Douglas Anderson principal Mrs. Jackie
Y ~ Cornelius.
Mrs. Evangeline Watson, Alvis Kellam, Ms. Gwen DeVaughn and Ms.
Jocelyn Turner enjoying The Cummer.
Dr. Walter 0. Evans with creative artist Daniel Wynn.
Mesdames Betty Ingram and Severia 'Toni' Norton at The Cummer.
Ritz Theatre & LaVilla Museum Assistant Ms. Adonnica Toler awaits
Dr: Walter O. Evans' signing of her Dr. Evans' Art Collection
Catalogue. -0 1,
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MARCHF 10. 20077
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VA Mismanagement Takes
on Political Dimension
The official reaction to the revelations at Walter Reed has
been swift, and it has exposed the potential political costs of
ignoring our 24.3 America's veterans many of whom are
among the last standing supporters of the Iraq war.
In just two weeks, the Secretary of the Army has been
fired, a two-star general relieved of command and two spe-
cial commissions appointed; congressional subcommittees
are lining up for hearings, the first last week at Walter Reed;
and the president, in his weekly radio address, redoubled
promises to do right by the all-volunteer force, 1.5 million
of whom have fought in iraq and Afghanistan.
America had believed the government's
assurances that the wounded were
being taken care of.
Ron Glasser Author
What ima3 be most disturbing is the tact ihat the exposure
of this nationally embarrassing mismanagement at Walter
Reed came not from the U.S. Army who is responsible for
the facility, but from the illi/longtio Post newspaper
Several forces converged to create this 'perfect storm'
reaction. First is a new political majority in Congress that is
willing to criticize the administration. Senior retired officers
pounded the Pentagon with sharp questions about what was
going on. Up to 40 percent of the troops fighting in Iraq are
National Guard members and reservists "our neighbors,"
said Ron Glasser, a physician and author of a book about the
wounded. "It all adds up and reaches a kind of tipping
point," he said. On top of all that, America had believed the
government's assurances that the wounded were being taken
care of. "The country is embarrassed" to know otherwise,
And even with the current state of affairs at the VA, the
Bush administration's current budget assumes cuts to veter-
ans' health care two years from now even as badly
wounded troops returning from Iraq and Afghanistan could
overwhelm the system.
To provide more timely assistance, the U.S. Senate
Committee on Veterans Affairs are recommending a $2.9
billion increase over the Bush's request for veterans' med-
ical care. This amount would also provide VA with resources
to absorb the thousands of service members presently on
medical hold at Walter Reed and in other military facilities
according to U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka (D-HI).
Black Press Week Celebration in D.C.
WASHINGTON, DC The U.S. Congress is expected
to give special recognition to the Black Press on its 180th
anniversary during the annual observance of Black Press
Week, March 14-17.
A congressional resolution introduced by the leader-
ship of the Congressional Black Caucus will be presented
to officials of the National Newspaper Publishers
Association Foundation, sponsors of Black Press Week,
and the National Newspaper Publishers Association
(NNPA), the trade group for the more than 200 Black
newspapers. The resolution will cite the historic role of
the Black Press as the strong, influential voice of the
Black community beginning with the anti-slavery move-
ment and the founding of the first black newspaper,
Freedom's Journal on March 17, 1827.
Major highlights of Black Press Week include the
annual Newsmaker of the Year Awards Dinner on
Thursday, March 15, honoring New Orleans Mayor C.
Ray Nagin, representing the nation's continuing concern
over the gulf area devastated by Hurricane Katrina, the
Tuskegee Airmen, and Simeon Booker, who recently
retired after-serving for 50 years at the Washington
Bureau Chief for Ebony and Jet Magazines.
The dinner will be held at the Capital Hilton Hotel in
According to Dorothy Leavell, Chairman of the
NNPA Foundation board of directors and publisher of the
Chicago and Gary Crusader newspapers, NNPA editors
and publishers will have a series of issue-oriented meet-
ings with members of the Congressional Black Caucus,
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader
Harry Reid, and top officials of the Republican National
At a Friday, March 16 luncheon at Howard University,
an Enshrinement ceremony will be held-to induct, two
NNPA publishers into the Black Press Hall of Fame.
In addition, for the first time, special recognition will
be given to the "Unsung Heroes of the Black Press,"'
those reporters of Black newspapers who covered the
civil rights movement in the south during the height of
These former reporters include Moses Newsom, of the
Baltimore Afro-. II~lcriL,11 Dorothy Gilliam, of the Tri-
Si,ra, Defender, and Simeon Booker, of Jet Magazine.
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Cites Growing Strain with Board Members
President of NAACP;
Bruce Gordon Resigns
Citing growing strain with board members over the
group's management style and future operations, NAACP
President Bruce S. Gordon. is quitting the civil rights organ-
ization just 19 months after taking over as CEO.
"I believe that any organization that's going to be effec-
tive will only be effective if the board and the CEO are
aligned and I don't think we are aligned," Gordon said. "This
compromises the ability of the board to be as effective as it
Gordon said he will give up his duties before month's
end."I'm used to a CEO running an organization, with the
board approving strategy and policy," Gordon said. "But the
NAACP board is very much involved."
Gordon said he made the decision in recent weeks and
told the board at its annual meeting in New York City in
NAACP leaders were surprised by his decision and
engaged in hours of discussion, he said.
"They expressed disappointment," Gordon said. "We
attempted to see whether there was a way to continue but
that didn't happen."
Gordon sounded weary as he boarded a flight home to
New York City on Sunday.
"I don't view this as I'm right and they're wrong. I view
this as I see things one way and they see things a different
way," he said. "That misalignment between the CEO and the
board is unhealthy."
Asked about his.plans after leaving the NAACP, Gordon
said: "I'm going to catch my breath."
"What I've clearly learned in my tenure here is that all is
not well in black America, that's for sure," he said. "I believe
I have a lot to offer. I've got to find a way to be engaged that
optimizes what it is I bring to the table. My intention is not
to disengage, but to find a different way."
Gordon, 61, was a surprise pick, for the NAACP's top
post. When he took over on August 1, 2005, he had no track
record in traditional civil rights circles.
Before retiring in December 2003, Bruce was president -
Retail Markets Group for Verizon Communications, respon-
sible for the company's con-
sumer and small business cus-
He also directed corporate
advertising and brand manage-
ment. Gordon managed a 35,000
person work force and was
accountable for $23B in rev-
Critics said he'wouldn't be a
good fit for the nearly 98-year-
However, he smoothed
strained relations between the
NAACP and the White House, Bruce S. Gordon
meeting with President Bush
three times in less than a year.
He used his corporate ties to lend quick assistance to
black New Orleans residents after Hurricane Katrina. And
he hired a number of key national employees whose reputa-
tions inspired staff members.
Gordon "brought a level of competence that we hadn't
had," Julian Bond, chairman of the board, said last year.
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"Mv big concern is not the backlog," Crist said. "My concern is justice"
McCollum at Odds with Crist's
Civil Rights Restoration Pledge
No one should be surprised that Gov. Charlie Crist is
considering an executive order to restore civil rights to
felons. He said during his campaign last year that he sup-
ported automatic restoration of rights for felons who com-
plete their sentences. Now he seems ready to make it hap-
For more than a century, Florida has denied felons the
right to vote after they've served their time, completed their
probation and made their restitution. Former felons can take
steps to have their civil rights restored by the state Cabinet,
but the process is costly and the backlog so big that it can
take years to get a hearing. At the present time there are esti-
mated to be over 15,000 convicted felons awaiting the
restoration of their civil rights.
The Florida Constitution provides that civil rights, such
as the right to vote, hold public office, obtain certain profes-
sional licenses and serve on a jury, be restored to convicted
felons who have met the conditions of their sentences. This
is accomplished by a grant of clemency from the Florida
Clemency Board. The clemency 'board is comprised of the
Governor and two members of the Florida cabinet.
Attorney General Bill McCollum argues that felons who
committed the most heinous crimes, such as murder or child
rape, should never have their civil rights restored. His point
is well taken, but those who commit the worst crimes are not
likely to be set free. And a debate over where to draw the
line would become a needless distraction.
In a widely circulated letter to the Governor dated
February 28, the Attorney General brought up what he con-
siders to be 'problems' associated with Crist's executive
order approach. MuCollum proposes that increased staffing
is the solution since a larger staff would be able to follow the
existing procedures in essence not providing automatic
restoration of civil rights but expediting the review process.
When the Florida Board of Executive Clemency met for
the first time since Gov. Charlie Crist took office, a majori-
General Bill McCollum and
.the Florida Department of
Law Enforcement (FDLE)
announced last week that
five Tampa area residents
were arrested for possession
and distribution of child
pornography. The arrests are
the culmination of a week-
long operation in the Tampa
area by federal, state and
local law enforcement
authorities to investigate
and apprehend individuals
who possessed and distrib-
uted child pornography.
Those arrested were
Jeffory Feldhaus, 22, of
Largo, who will be charged
with one count of posses-
sion of videos depicting the
sexual performance of a
minor and one count of dis-
tribution of videos promot-
ing the sexual performance
by a minor; Jerry Barfield,
41, of Plant City, who will
be charged with 19 counts
of possession of videos
depicting the sexual per-
formance of a minor and
four counts of distribution
of videos promoting the
sexual performance by a
minor; Trent Cox, 42, of
Tampa, who will be charged
with four counts of posses-
sion of videos depicting the
sexual performance of a
minor and one count of dis-
tribution of videos promot-
ing the sexual performance
by a minor; Michael Boyd,
41, of Tampa, who will be
charged with 15 counts of
possession of videos depict-
ing the sexual performance
of a minor; and Ryan
Lawrence, 22, of Tampa,
who will be charged with
four counts of possession of
videos depicting the sexual
performance of a minor.
"Nothing is more impor-
tant than keeping our chil-
dren safe from individuals
who attempt to steal their
innocence by victimizing
them in such a heinous man-
ner," said Attorney General
McCollum. "We will never
back down and we will
never turn away from this
fight to protect our youngest
"Florida's law enforce-
ment is committed to work-
ing together to protect our
most innocent citizens, our
children, from being victim-
ized by online predators,"
said Special Agent Super-
visor Mike Phillips of
FDLE's Computer Crime
The arrests were part of a
joint effort by the Attorney
General's Child Predator
CyberCrime Unit and Office
of Statewide Prosecution,
FDLE's Computer Crime
Center, the Federal Bureau
of Investigation's Innocent
Images Task Force, the
United States Secret
Service, the Hillsborough,
Pinellas and Polk Counties
Sheriff's Office and the
Tampa and Plant City Police
Departments. The agencies
involved are members of the
Internet Crimes Against
Children Task Force, a fed-
erally-funded program that
assists law enforcement
agencies in their investiga-
tion of internet crimes
ty of members were on record supporting automatic restora-
tion of voting rights for most felons who have been released
Prior to the meeting Crist said he was still not sure he had
the votes to overhaul the Jim Crow-era rules, found in only
two other states, that disenfranchise felons who have served
He said a suggestion from Attorney General Bill
McCollum to expedite the review process to relieve the
backlog of felons seeking a hearing from the state clemency
board doesn't go far enough.
"My big concern is not the backlog," Crist said. "My
concern is justice. My concern is you've paid your debt to
society, you've done just that paid your debt.."
He can't make good on his campaign promise, however,
without the majority of the four-member clemency board,
which includes McCollum, Chief Financial Officer Alex
Sink and Agriculture Commissioner Charles Bronson.
McCollum opposes the overhaul, while Sink and Bronson
have said they would support automatic civil rights for cer-
tain nonviolent offenders.
To understand the political consequences of the issue,
one needs look no farther than the estimated numbers as of
the close of the last decade in Florida there were 139,000
former felons and that 107,000 of them were black men.
Which constituted 9 percent of Florida's voting-age African
American population and 15 percent of Florida's voting-age
African American male population. Many of these convict-
ed felons are first-time offenders who pled guilty and were
sentenced to probation and never incarcerated.
Florida has the largest backlog in the nation of individu-
als who have filled out the necessary paperwork to have
their rights restored. Approximately 50,000 individuals in
Florida have been on the waiting list for restoration of rights
for two to three years.
Real Cost of
Gov. Charlie Crist's
Anti-Murder Act may be
pushed into law during the
first week of session, but
the political rush appears to
have left a few major ques-
tions at loose ends.
Under the law, violent
offenders jailed for violat-
ing probation would face
additional review before
they could post bail.
There don't appear to be
any legislators who oppose
that idea, but some wonder
counties will face an addi-
tional cost if the bill
While the felons are
awaiting a judge's review,
they have to be kept some-
where, and that most likely
would be county jails.
"How long will they, be
incarcerated before that
hearing?" asked Sen.
Arthenia Joyner, D-Tampa.
The bill's sponsor, Sen.
Paula Dockery, R-Lake-
land, at first painted an opti-
mistic picture with sugges-
tions it could happen within
days, then mentioned 30-
and 60-day possibilities,
depending on court work-
Dockery said the bill
could save lives.
"The answer is we don't
know how long" they'll be
held in jail, Joyner said.
And others questioned
who will pay for that.
"There will probably be
a substantial fiscal impact,"
said Sen. Al Lawson, D-
Tallahassee. "We have to be
very careful that we don't
send this unfunded mandate
down tq the counties."
4 Fatalities Mar Bike
Week in Volusia Area
3 of 4 Not Wearing Helmets
Three motorcyclists died in a span of 24 hours, and a
fourth succumbed to injuries he suffered in a weekend col-
lision, bringing the total number of Bike Week deaths to
four in Volusia County since the event began Friday.
A Midland, Michigan man was the first reported Bike
Week fatality in Volusia County. Raymond Rios, 48, died in
a Port Orange crash Monday night. Rios likely was speed-
ing when he lost control of his northbound motorcycle said
Capt. Wayne Miller, Port Orange police spokesman. No
other vehicles were involved when Rios hit the curb on the
east side of the road and was thrown from his 2000-Harley-
Davidson. Rios was not wearing a helmet and police do not
yet know whether alcohol was a factor, Miller said. Rios
was taken to Halifax Medical Center by ambulance and died
later Monday night.
A St. Augustine man died Tuesday from injuries he suf-
fered in a Saturday crash on U.S. 1 near the Iron Horse
Saloon just north of Ormond Beach. Jacinto Olivo, 46, was
weaving in and out of traffic on southbound U.S. 1 about
5:15 p.m. Saturday when he lost control of his motorcycle,
struck the pavement and slid underneath the back of a
stopped van, the FHP said. He was not wearing a helmet.
Two more bikers died Tuesday night when the motorcy-
clists slammed into each other in a head-on collision in
Deltona. Florida Highway Patrol Sgt. Pete Bergstresser said
one biker was eastbound on Doyle Road and the other west-
bound when the eastbound biker tried to pass a sport utility
vehicle just east of Saxon Boulevard shortly before 8 p.m.
The motorcyclists died at the scene, he said. One of the
men was wearing a helmet; while the other was not. The
eastbound biker was identified as Brian Charles Greene, 31,
and westbound biker was Charles Forest Bigbee, 46. Both
were from Deltona.
With the four Volusia fatalities, the Bike Week-related
death toll in Florida climbed to six.
Bike Week 2006 was the deadliest on record for motor-
cycle riders. There were 16 bikers killed in Volusia and
Flagler counties during the event and five more died
you can vote early starting
March 5 through March 18, 2007
in DUVAL COUNTY at the following sites:
The Supervisor of Elections Main Office, 105 East Monroe Street, Jacksonville
Argyle Library, 7973 Old Middleburg Road South, Jacksonville
Beaches Library, 600 3rd Street, Neptune Beach
Bradham-Brooks Northwest LibTary, 1755 Edgewood Avenue West, Jacksonville
Graham Library, 2304 North Myrtle Avenue, Jacksonville
Highlands Library, 1826 Dunn Avenue, Jacksonville
Mandarin Library, 3330 Kori Road, Jacksonville
Murray Hill Library, 918 Edgewood Avenue South, Jacksonville
Pablo Creek Regional Library, 13295 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville
Regency Square Library, 9900 Regency Square Blvd., Jacksonville
Southeast Library, 10599 Deerwood Park Blvd., Jacksonville
South Mandarin Library, 12125 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville
University Park Library, 3435 University Blvd. North, Jacksonville
Webb-Wesconnett Library, 6887 103rd Street, Jacksonville
West Library, 1425 Chaffee Road South, Jacksonville
Hours are Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
and Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m.
You can also request an absentee ballot by March 14, 2007
to VOTE ABSENTEE IN THE UNITARY ELECTION
(absentee ballots must be received by the Supervisor of Elections Offic
by no later than 7:00 p.m. on March 20, 2007).
THE DUVAL COUNTY SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS OFFICE
(904) 630*1414 www.duvalelections.com
MARCH 10, 2007
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Editor's Note. The following is reprinted from San Francisco 'sAsian Week and is included
only to provide context for the Letter To The Editor which follows..
WHY I HATE BLACKS by Kenneth Eng
Here is a list of reasons why we should discriminate against blacks, starting from the most
obvious down to the least obvious:
Blacks hate us. Every Asian who has ever come across them knows that they take almost
every opportunity to hurl racist remarks at us. In my experience, I would say about 90 percent
of blacks I have met, regardless of age or environment, poke fun at the very sight of an Asian.
Furthermore, their activity in the media proves their hatred: Rush Hour, Exit Wounds, Hot 97,
Contrary to media depictions, I would argue that blacks are weak-willed. They are the
only race that has been enslaved for 300 years. It's unbelievable that it took them that long to
fight back. On the other hand, we slaughtered the Russians in the Japanese-Russo War.
Blacks are easy to coerce. This is proven by the fact that so many of them, including
Reverend Al Sharpton, tend to be Christians. Yet, at the same time, they spend much of their
time whining about how much they hate "the whites that oppressed them." Correct me if I'm
wrong, but wasn't Christianity the religion that the whites forced upon them?
Blacks don't get it. I know it's a blunt and crass comment, but it's true. When I was in
high school, I recall a class debate in which one half of the class was chosen to defend black
slavery and the other half was chosen to defend liberation. Disturbingly, blacks on the prior
side viciously defended slavery as well as Christianity. They say if you don't study history,
you're condemned to repeat it.
In high school, I only remember one black student ever attending any of my honors and
AP courses. And that student was caught cheating.
Letter to the Editor
I too am a published author. I'm 32-years-old, and I have written for such publications
as, PC World Egypt, The Middle East Times, The Business Journal, and Business Monthly
Magazine. I also edited a small daily in my hometown. I've written two books, one is pub-
lished, the other is in the process and will be released later this year. So I say this with great
admiration, I applaud you on being the youngest author to publish a sci-fi novel.
However, the reason I write this letter, is to express my gratitude for your more recent
article titled, Why I hate blacks. I am not Asian-American, I am African-American. If you
are shocked, don't be. Many blacks, or I should say black-Americans, because that's really
who your opinion piece was aimed at, have had questions about Asians. This however, is due
to the fact that they feel that Asians, exploit, look down on, or misjudge them regardless of
who they are, based solely upon the superficiality of the skin they're in. We've always
assumed that Asians felt superior to us, now we know that our suspicions on that premise
are correct, thanks for bringing that issue to light to not only your Asian counterparts, but
also, to the world. I suspect that you or your fellow Asian-American business friends and
family won't be surprised if there is less black patronizing at their restaurants, gas stations,
beauty supply stores and nail salons in African-American communities nationwide as a
result of this disclosure. This piece provided a telling picture of what types of discussions
go on in the majority of Asian households around the world, when it comes to blacks. Also,
before I go any further, I would like to address the comment about blacks being enslaved the
longest out of any other race in history. The Hebrews, or Jews, as we now call them, were
enslaved by Egyptians for more than 400 years. So they beat us by about a century. If you
don't know the story, it took one man, Moses, to set them all free. Would you call him them
heroes? Just wondering.
I must tell you though, that it would seem that your thoughts about some of us might
appear to have some validity. This article was indeed a wake up call. For too long we
(blacks) have been a consumer population. We buy too much. Furthermore, we don't sup-
port our own; if we did, Asians would have little space in our marketplace. After slavery,
we didn't listen to Booker T. Washington, who told us that Asians would come in and take
our place, making not only a home for themselves here, but also becoming a thriving pop-
ulous within mainstream society. I must admit, to a point, that has come true. Studies show
that the fastest growing workforce in America is Asian. You all have even surpassed
Hispanics. There's no hater-aid here, I applaud you on this. However, I pray that your arti-
cle has spawned many blacks to finally do something about our economic system, or lack
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You are right, many blacks have not explored other religions, or even doctrines or sects
within the Christian faith outside of protestantism. Blacks depended on the Christian God as
their source of strength, and though I'm certain that you do not understand it, He didn't let
them down. The Jesus that whites taught our ancestors was not the same Jesus that they
believed in. You see, Kenneth, though it was against the law for blacks to read, many learned
how. They learned about the Jesus that said, "there is no slave not free in me. All are one
in me." They learned about the Jesus that said there is no Jew or Greek, no male or female,
all are one in me, and 1 love all that my father has created. They learned about a slavery
more harsh than their own. You know, the one that I mentioned earlier. The one that lasted
400 years. They knew that if God sent the Hebrews a Moses, surely he would do the same
for them. Jesus became their champion. He was a beacon of light in their darkest hour. Now,
maybe you have a better understanding of why many blacks including myself, choose
Christianity. It is for the same reason why many Chinese still believe in, and respect their
ancestors. Our ancestors believed in a God that set them free, which is why many of us still
Your prejudice is deeper than you think. Asians, as a whole, especially those of Chinese
and Japanese descent, have a superiority complex about every race even over some
Asians, like Cambodians, Filipinos and Koreans. I know this to be a fact because I've got
the inside scoop. You see, Kenneth, I have had friends of many kinds throughout my 32
years. Don't misunderstand me, It's great to work hard and have a sense of pride about who
you are and where you come from. I feel the same, and teach my children the same.
However, it's not so great to look down on someone else because they may not have what
you consider, a strong background or work ethic. As my mother once told me, "It takes all
kinds." Besides that, true growth is knowing that not only are you alright, but knowing that
others are just as alright as you are. Those who lift others up, regardless of race, are con-
sidered virtuous in every religion. If you see a problem, be apart of the solution, don't just
chide the problem. As a writer, you could become a great force in providing a deeper under-
standing and become a liaison between Asians and blacks.
My husband is African-American, and he's studied the beautiful art of Kung (Gung) Fu
for over 20 years. He is a devout Christian, who greatly respects the Chinese, and Buddhism.
If he felt for one moment that a Chinese person looked down on him just because of the
skin he has no control over wearing, he'd feel pretty horrible.
In my conclusion, I would just like to implore you to take a lesson from Dr. Martin
Luther King. Judge people not as a collective race, color or creed. Size everyone up individ-
ually. Don't hate groups, hate ignorance, and injustice no matter what body it's emanating
continued from A-1
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THE FANTASTIC FRESHMAN
At the age of 10
years, Stephon Pamilton
(road Runner) began
running track. He
Church where he is very
active in the youth
department. He also
mentor and. tutor in the
younger children, while
maintaining a 3.4 GPA.
During his 8th grade
year at North Western
Middle School, he was
undefeated in the 400
meters. He continued to
excel winning the
Regional conference in
the 400 meters (51.9),
advancing to the USATF
Clermont, Florida chas-
ing the record of (51.48).
He finished with a
(51.63) claiming 1st
place. He also-won the
2006 Bob Hayes Middle
School Invitation 400
meters, 800 meters, and
the 4 X 400 meters relay.
Stephon was named
North Western Middle
School M.V.P. for Track
& Field and Soccer.
Now Stephon is attend-
ing Andrew Jackson
High School where he
continues to excel main-
taining a 3.4 GPA. As a
freshman, he placed 2nd
in the 400 meters (51.2),
2nd in the 600 meters
(128.7) and he was a
member of the 4 X 800
meters relay winning 1st
place during the Saints
Invitation on Saturday,
March 3, 2007. He also
played J.V. Football and
Stephon's goal after
high school is to attend
college at the University
of Florida or the
University of Miami to
set the new record in the
400 meters AAU
Nationals. His favorite
Athlete is Bob Hayes.
Favorite animals are the
Road Runner and the
Cheetah. Stephon would
like to give thanks to
God for all his accom-
family members and
coaches. His mother,
Emell townsend, stepfa-
ther, Anthony Upson,
Uncle Erskin Townsend,
Coaches, S. Bellamy, M.
Holmes, and B.
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Ihell 0. Blunt
Hamburg. Tokyo and
Seoul. South Korea.
Future international pro-
Africa in June 2007 and
a French-language pro-
duction opening in
September 2007 in Paris.
Izell 0. Blunt, a
Jacksonville local, is
coming home as an
ensemble member of the
cast of THE LION
KING. A graduate of
School of the Arts, Mr.
Blunt has been with
THE LION KING U.S.
National Tour since it
began in 2002 in Denver.
L. Steven Taylor will
play the lion king
"Mufasa." Mr. Taylor
joins the tour from the
where he understudied
the role. Additional New
York and West Coast
credits include Ataria the
Musical, Smokey Joe's
Cafe, Songs for New
World, Miss Saigon and
A Chorus Line. Phindile
Mkhize, a native of
South Africa, is the wise
"Rafiki." Ms. Mkhize
has traveled to Germany,
Australia, Holland and
and sharing her talents,
THE LION KING continued from front cover
and har credits include
The Lion King
Soundtrack '9-4 Sarafina
2: Nlama, Maria. Maria.
"Timon" will be played
by John Plumpis. \vho
has appeared in the
national tours of
and Neil Simon's
Laughter on the 23rd
Floor. NMr. Plumpis
received his NMFA from
University of Delaware.
lMark Cameron Po\w.
wxho will portray "Zazu."
is a native of England
and has appeared Off-
Broadw\ay in Comedy of
Errors, King Lear, and
The Iliad I. And Ben
Lipitz, is "Pumbaa," the
warthog; Mr. Lipitz'
stage credits include
Red, Hot and Blue, Just
So, ART, Dirty Blonde,
Laughter on the 23rd
Floor, and A Funny
Thing Happened on the
Way to the Forum.
whose credits include
Joe's Cafe, Company,
Anything Goes, A Doll's
House and Mother
Courage and Her
Children-is the lioness
"Nala." Mufasa's son,
"Simba," will be played
by S.J. Hannah, who
appeared in several
including Smokey Joe's
Cafe, Jelly's Last Jam,
Blues for an Alabama
Sky and Spunk.
The three hyenas
will be played by: Randy
whose past credits
include "Five Guys
Named Moe" and
Toxwn" and "'Annie Get
You Gun;" Jayne
whose credits include
Caroline or Change,
Ain't lMisbehavin' and
Nuncrackers; and Wayne
Pyle ("Ed"). who has
toured around the world
in such productions as
Hamlet and Medea, and
MNother Courage and Her
Children in German\.
Performances in the
role of "'Young Simba"
will be alternated
berteen Trevor Jackson
and Cody Ryan Wise.
Mr. Jack.on, from
starred in the Beef and
Boards Christmas Show,
Hoop City Kid and has
won many dance compe-
titions. Mr. Wise is a
fourth grade honors stu-
dent at the Philadelphia
Performing Arts Center.
He played "Fritz" in the
P.A. Ballet's Nutcracker
and appears in Kanye
West's video "Heard
'Em Say." Performances
in the role of "Young
Nala" will be alternated
between Olivia Ford and
Zuri Reed. Ms. Ford's
past credits include
Uncle Jed's Barbershop,
The Wizard of Oz
(Dorothy) and Tell Hell I
Ain't Coming. Ms.
Reed, a native of West
Philadelphia, is making
her professional debut in
The Lion King. She
found her passion for the
arts at Gates of Heaven
Church and Christian
Academy where she was
a student for 5 years.
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The Star/Prep Rap Page._ B/Ma.. ..10 2007.
'Who WI.as St. Patrick?
St. Patrick, the
patron saint of Ireland,
is orin of Christianity's
most widely known fig-
ures. But for all his
celebrity, his life
remains somewhat of a
mystery. Many of the
associated with St.
Patrick, including the
famous account of his
banishing all the snakes
from Ireland, are false,
the products of hundreds
of years of exaggerated
Taken Prisoner By Irish
It is known that St.
Patrick was born in
Britain to wealthy par-
ents near the end of the
fourth century. He is
believed to have died on
March 17, around 460
A.D. Although his father
was a Christian deacon,
it has been suggested
that he probably took on
the role because of tax
incentives and there is
no evidence that Patrick
came from a particularly
religious family. At the
age of sixteen, Patrick
was taken prisoner by a
group of Irish raiders
who were attacking his
family's estate. They
transported him .to
Ireland where he spent
six years in captivity.
(There is some dispute
over where this captivity
took place. Although
many believe he was
taken to live in Mount
Slemish in County
Antrim, it is more likely
that he was held in
County Mayo near
Killala.) During this
time, he worked as a
shepherd, outdoors and
away from people.
Lonely and afraid, he
turned to his religion for
solace, becoming a
devout Christian. (It is
also believed that
Patrick first began to
dream of conve-ting the
Irish people to
Christianity during his
Guided By Visions
After more than six
years as a prisoner,
According to his writ-
ing, a voice-which he
believed to be God's-
spoke to him in a dream,
telling him it was time to
To do so, Patrick
walked nearly 200 miles
from County Mayo,
where it is believed he
was held; to the Irish
coast. After escaping to
Britain, Patrick reported
that he experienced a
angel in a dream tells
him to return to Ireland
as a missionary. Soon
after, Patrick began reli-
gious training, a course
of study that lasted more
than fifteen years. After
his ordination as a
priest, he \\as sent to
Ireland with a dual mis-
sion-to minister to
Christians already living
in Ireland and to begin
to convert the Irish.
(Interestingly, this mis-
sion contradicts the
widely\ held notion that
Christianity to Ireland.)
Bonfires and Crosses
Familiar with the
Irish language and cul-
ture, Patrick chose to
ritual into his lessons of.
Christianity instead of
attempting to eradicate
native Irish beliefs. For
instance, he used bon-
fires to celebrate Easter
since the Irish were used
to honoring their gods
with fire. He also super-
imposed a sun, a power-
ful Irish symbol, onto
the Christian cross to
create what is now
called a Celtic cross, so
that veneration of the
symbol would seem
more natural to the Irish.
(Although there were a
small number of
Christians on the island
when Patrick arrived,
most Irish practiced a
nature-based pagan reli-
gion. The Irish culture
centered around a rich
tradition of oral legend
and myth. When this is
considered, it is no sur-
prise that the story of
Patrick's life became
exaggerated over the
exciting tales to remem-
ber history has always
been a part of the Irish
way of life.)
Wearing of the Green
Today, St. Patrick's
Day is celebrated by
people of all back-
grounds in the United
States, Canada, and
North America is home
to the largest produc-
tions, St. Patrick's Day
has been celebrated in
other locations far from
Japan, Singapore, and
Ireland, St. Patrick's
Day has- traditionally
been a religious occa-
sion. In fact, up until the
1970s, Irish laws man-
dated, that pubs be
closed on March 17.
Beginning in 1995,
however, the Irish gov-
ernment began a nation-
al campaign to use St.
Patrick's Day as an
opportunity to drive
tourism and showcase
Ireland to the rest of the
world. Last year, close
to one million people
took part in Ireland 's St.
in Dublin, a
tions, and fireworks
The First St. Patrick's
The first St. Patrick's
Day parade took place
not in Ireland, but in the
United States. Irish sol-
diers serving' in the
marched through New
York City on March 17,
1762. Along with their
music, the parade helped
the soldiers to reconnect
with their Irish roots, as
well as fellow Irishmen
serving in the English
Over the next thirty-
.five years, Irish patriot-
ism among American
prompting the rise of so-
called "Irish Aid" soci-
eties, like the Friendly
Sons of Saint Patrick
and the Hibernian
Society. Each group
would hold annual
parades featuring bag-
pipes (which actually
first became popular in
the Scottish and British
armies) and drums.
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JACKSONVILLE JAZZ FESTIVAL
Schedule of Performances
(Performance times are subject to change)
FRIDAY, APRIL 13
The Florida Theatre
6pm Doors open
7pm The Great American Jazz Piano
Competition featuring five finalists and
a performance by Noel Freidline with
special guest Von Barlow
6pm Gates open
7pm Lao Tizer
8:30pm George Benson and Al Jarreau
Ritz Theatre & LaVilla Museum Late Night at the Ritz
8:30pm Doors open
9pm Urban Jazz Coalition
10:30pm Guitars & Saxes featuring Gerald Albright,
Kirk Whalum, Jeff Golub and Tim Bowman.
SATURDAY, APRIL 14
The Florida Theatre
1:30pm Doors open
2:30pm Greg Adams
4pm St. Johns River City Band with special
guest Diane Schuur
6pm Regina Carter
7:30pm McCoy Tyner
10am Gates open
12:30pm The Great American Jazz Piano
1:30pm Douglas Anderson School of the Arts
Jazz Ensemble I
3pm UNF Jazz Ensemble 1 with special
guest Ed Calle
Turn to the word "grace" in the diction-
ary and you will find an unusually
lengthy string of complimentary descrip-
tions that includes: virtue from God, flu-
idity of movement, striking beauty or a
most pleasing musical adornment.
Above all of these, for jazz violinist
supreme Regina Carter, Grace is the
name of the woman who left indelible
imprints upon her heart, mind and spir-
it, inspiring her to walk with pride, and,
specifically, to ornament the world with
the soul-stirring sound of music. The
woman bearing that poetically apropos
name was her mother.
4:45pm The Dizzy GillespieTM All Star Big Band
under the direction of Slide Hampton
6:30pm Wayman Tisdale
8:15pm Jazz Attack featuring Rick Braun,
Jonathan Butler, Richard Elliot & Peter White
Ritz Theatre & LaVilla Museum
4:30pm Doors open
5:30pm Ya' Gozo' The Latin Jazz Band
7pm Johnny O'Neal
8:30pm Roy Haynes
SUNDAY, APRIL 15
The Florida Theatre
1pm Doors open
2pm The Original Superstars of Jazz Fusion
featuring Roy Ayers, Jean Came, Wayne
Henderson of the Jazz Crusaders, Ronnie
Laws, Jon Lucien and Lonnie Liston Smith
with The Ubiquity Band
4pm Noel Freidline Quintet
5:30pm Dianne Reeves
Noon Gates open
1pm The Kelly-Scott 5tet with special guest Ed Calle
2:30pm The Big 3 Palladium Orchestra
4pm Karrin Allyson Quartet
5:30pm Chris Botti
Ritz Theatre & LaVilla Museum
10:30am Doors open
11am Jazz Brunch by Chef Matthew Medure and
a performance by The PM Xperience Band
1:30pm Marc Dickman
3 p.m. Chuck Mangione
It is not an overstatement to say that modern jazz
has been shaped by the music of McCoy Tyner.
His blues-based piano style, replete with sophisti-
cated chords and an explosively percussive left
hand has transcended conventional styles to
become one of the most identifiable sounds in
While Tisdale considers his music to be jazz, or
perhaps more to the point, funk-jazz, his early
influences include, among others, Earth, Wind &
Fire. In fact, it was one of that group's most suc-
cessful ballads, "Can't Hide Love," that Tisdale
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we have begun together. There are challenges to be faced,
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Ask Deanna! is an advice column known for its fearless approach to reality-based
I found out that my husband was having an affair but I didn't say
anything. However his mistress isn't too bright. She approached me
at the grocery store and thought she was doing me a favor by telling
me all about it. I was fine and laughing at her until she called me
stupid. I took it upon myself at that point to slap her a few times and
she pressed charges. My husband will be with me in court but I'm i
not sure what to do with him after the legal battle.
Strong Wife St. Louis, MO
Dear Strong Wife:
After slapping the mistress, your next step should be your husband. Yes, he was'wrong for his
actions and even more so for selecting someone: ignorant to have an affair with. After the legal
battle you need to do an assessment of your marriage, find out why your husband had an affair
and determine together what you'll do next. However, make it known you will not tolerate
cheating and divorce is an option if he decides to do something this dumb again.
My girlfriend is getting on my nerves because I feel she has mistaken strength for rudeness.
She talks down to me and embarrasses me in front of my friends. She is trying to prove to her
friends that she's in control of this relationship. I let her get away with a few things because
no harm has been done. I need to put a stop to this because she's begun to publicly attack my
sexual performance. How do I address this without ruining the relationship?
Anonymous On-Line Reader
You need a loud mouth woman like you need a hole in the head. Your girlfriend is being dis-
respectful to you and the relationship. You should be direct and tell her to keep her mouth shut
and stop putting you on blast in front of people. If she feels the need to control something, buy
her a dog and she can pull its leash and make it jump at her command. If the verbal rudeness
continues, give her a warning with the understanding that the next time, you'll be gone.
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I'm in college and me and my peers have the sane issues. We're short on money, have to do
odd jobs to buy gas and we pool our money to buy food. Things are working out with the
exception of one friend that isn't pulling her load. She rides in the car with us and eats the
food but' we noticed that she isn't contributing to the fund. We all have seen her with new
clothes and manicures. How do we tell her that she needs to pay her money or she's out of
Carla Pensacola, FL
You guys are on the right track as you've realized early on that there is strength in numbers.
You need to carefully document all the agreed upon activity within the group and demonstrate
her lack of participation. Have a face-to-face discussion once you've verified a few things and
can determine if her shortcomings are legit or bogus. If she's been getting over, then your
friend is a freeloader and you need to let her know that she needs to pay her way or get out of
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categories is more than the standard deduction, you can usually benefit by itemiz-
The standard deduction amounts are based on your filing status and are subject
to inflation adjustments each year. For 2006, they are:
Married Filing Jointly $10,300
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Some taxpayers have different standard deductions. The standard deduction is
more for taxpayers age 65 or older and for those who are blind. It is generally less
for those who can be claimed as a dependent on some other taxpayer's return.
Limited itemized deductions. Your itemized deductions may be limited if your
adjusted gross income is more than $150,500 or $75,250 for Married Filing
Separately. This limit applies to all itemized deductions except medical and dental
expenses, casualty and theft losses, gambling losses, and investment interest.
Stipulations for Married Filing Separately. When a married couple files separate
returns and one spouse itemizes deductions, the other spouse must also itemize and
cannot claim the standard deduction.
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than 12 months.
Forms to use. To itemize your deductions, use Form 1040, U.S. Individual
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"BLOOMS GALORE and MORE" 2007 The Garden Club of JacksonvilleInc.
is holding its second annualgarden festival, "Blooms Galore and More," the second
weekend in April. This wonderful event raised more than $8,000 last year for the
club's community outreach goals, as residents from throughout the Jacksonville area
came to learn about the joys of gardening. It will be held Saturday, April 14th from
10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, April 15th from 12 4p.m. Admission is $3 per adult
and children under 16 get in free. Garden Clubhouse is located at 1005 Riverside
Ave. For more information, please call 904-355-4224 or email: gardenclubofiack-
CLASS OF 1967 NB FORREST HIGH SCHOOL is having their 40th Reunion,
July 20-21, 2007 Crowne Plaza Downtown/Riverplace Tower. Contact: Reunion
Classics: (904) 269-5471 for registration info.
APPEAL FOR YOUR EXCESS CLOTHES Millions More Movement,
Jacksonville Local Organizing Committee Inc., is now in the process of gathering
clothes for it's next 'Clothes Give-A-Way. If you are in the process of cleaning out
your closets for spring, or have clothes, shoes, jackets, etc. you have outgrown and
want to get rid of, bring them to 916 N.Myrtle Avenue.,from 9:00 am to 5:00pm.
Give them to Jacksonville Local Organizing Committee Inc., we will make them a
part of our next scheduled Clothes Give-A-Way.Visit our website:www.jaxloc.com
for more information about us,or contact us at 904-355-0793,904-236-2469.
CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF GOOD SHEPHERD, Sunday, April 15 at 6
pm, Craig Hall. Free and open to the public. L. van Beethoven: Razumovsky String
Quartet No. 3: Graduation Exercises: CEW String Program, Linda Minke, director
Gustav Holst: Hammersmith Suite. Guest Artists: Navy Band Southeast Wind
Ensemble. Church of the Good Shepherd, located at 1100 Stockton Street, Riverside
Jacksonville, FL 32204, Phone 904-346-0373. The Rev. Gerald G. Alexander, David
Bowen, MM, Organist-choirmaster.
QUITTING BUSINESS SALE
After 25 Years, Creative Sewing Center
Jacksonville's Authorized Singer Dealer
IS CLOSING IT'S DOORS SOON!
"ALL SALES ARE FINAL"
New Singer & Elna Sewing Machines
Save 30 45 % off Regular NSR Price
Entire Stock of Reconditioned
Late Models Trade-Ins, Various Makes & Models
NO REASONABLE OFFER REFUSED
1 only Singer o/s
Computer machine E.U.
Org. $1099 NOW $299
All Display Model
Chairs, etc, reduced to sell
Instruction Videos values to $50.00 Now $7.00
New Replacement foot Controls Valued at $60 or $12.00 each
Make an offer on any or all counter fixtures, office equipment
Peg boards, lamp tables, etc. ALL MUST GO
Duplicate Instruction Books for Singer Machines 1/2 price
All Scissors, Rufflers, etc. 30% OFF
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SINGER CREATIVE SEWING CENTER
3745 Southside Blvd.
(1 mile North of Tinsel Town, Intersection of Andes and Southside, 1/4 mile South on
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ideas in a more effective way. Come and join in for an interesting talk and discus-
sion. For more information, contact janet Larson at 247-1876.
NORTH FLORIDA COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, INC. presents St. Patrick's
Day Fashion On Parade at the Mary Singleton Senior Citizens Center, located at 150
E. 1st St., March 17 at 6 p.m. Featuring all male silver revue. More models are need-
ed 60 and older for casual, dress, formal and sports wear. Special entertainment with
Jessie and The Miracles, New Creations, Jerry Cannon and The Cai:u an.i, The Byrd
Singers, Ponder Singers, God's Spiritual Gifts and other local groups. For more
information, call Sis. Geneva Sapp at 379-0072 or Sis. Claudia Campbell at 708-
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Announcements, meetings, happenings, and community events scheduled
in Jacksonville and the surrounding area.
GOSPEL DIGITAL TUNES presents "The Bible Experience" Event, Saturday,
March 31, 2007 at the Ritz Theatre & LaVilla Museum in Jacksonville, FL. The
New Testament is brought to life in "The Bible Experience" by all-star cast of some
of Hollywood's greatest actors and musicians including Blair Underwood, Angela
Bassett, Samuel L. Jackson, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Denzel Washington, Cuba Gooding,
Jr., Forest Whitaker, Kirk Franklin! Experience the Bible and re-energize your faith
with one of the most anticipated audio recordings in years! Call (904) 224-2231 for
FIRST A.M.E. CHURCH The Inspirational Choir is having their White Elephant
Sale on Saturday, March 10, at 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Clothing, bric-a-brac, home decor
and hardware are available for sale, as well as refreshments. If you desire to show-
case your merchandise, a vendor's table is a $15 charge. The Family Fish Fry is
on Friday, March 16, at 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Eat-in or take-out the classic meal by
Edward Tucker Caterers Unlimited. The fish fry takes place every third Friday of
the month. The charge is reasonable. Once more, Ladies Enthusiastic About Praise
(LEAP) will host a Prayer Breakfast on Saturday, March 17, at 9 a.m. The speaker
will be the Rev. Shirley Watson of the Greater Allen Chapel of Starke. The dona-
tion is $5. First A.M.E. Church, the pastorate of the Rev. Gillard S. Glover, is at 91
Old Kings Road North. To contact the church, call (386) 446-5759.
THE TOTAL WOMAN CONFERENCE 2007 would like to invite you to their
FIRST ANNUAL WOMEN CONFERENCE of the Northeast Florida Diocese
Women Council. Please join us on March 31st at 5p.m. The conference will be held
at Faith Temple Fellowship Ministries, 2133 Wishart St. Please R.S.V.P. by March
24th with Elder Diane Taylor at (904) 564-9346 or (904) 424-5792.
FORMER RESIDENTS OF THE ROOSEVELT APARTMENTS/ VENUS,
MARS COURT AREA from 1950 thru 1975 a neighborhood reunion planning
meeting is scheduled on Saturday, March 17 at 3 p.m. at the St. Jude Missionary
Baptist Church, 1717-1 West 20th St., Jacksonville, FL. Call 904-703-2751 for
SHAMROCKS BATTLE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY St. Patrick's Day is
approaching, which means Shamrocks Against Dystrophy will soon fest on busi-
nesses in Northeast Florida. Millions of people across the country will take part.
Shamrock mobiles and lapel pins are available at all Jacksonville Sonic, Bennigans,
Village Inn, Roadhouse Grill, Shoney's, St. George's Tavern, O'Charleys, Steak-n-
Shake, Oceanside Bank, NAPA, People's First Bank, Tiopical Smoothie, Pilot Gas
Stations, R-G Crown Bank, Tijuana Flats, Steak & Ale, and SunTrust locations from
now through March 31, 2007. When customers buy and sign $1 and $5 Shamrock
mobiles to hang in participating business venues, they support the fight against neu-
romuscular diseases. Shamrocks Against Dystrophy raised more than $15 million
nationally in 2006. $95,000 was raised locally to support MDA programs, including
clinics at Mayo and Nemours Children Clinic in Jacksonville, FL and UF Shands in
Gainesville, FL and summer camp for children with neuromuscular diseases, as well
as research. MDA is a voluntary health agency working to defeat more than 40 neu-
romuscular diseases through the programs of worldwide research, comprehensive
services, and far-reaching professional and public health education. Call Katie
Labance at 904-296-6799 for more information.
BUY A SHAMROCK, STUDENTS HELP FIGHT MUSCULAR DYSTRO-
PHY Shamrocks are adorning schools in green and gold throughout the First
Coast. Students across the First Coast will "paint the school green" by taking part
in Shamrocks Against Dystrophy to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Students are helping by buying and signing $1 and $5 Shamrock mobiles to hang in
the hallways. The following schools are helping "Jerry's Kids" (named for MDA
National Chairman Jerry.Lewis) by taking part: Bartram Trail High, The Bolles
School, Callahan Middle, Clay High, Crossroads School on the Westside,
Cunningham Creek Elementary, Englewood High, Femandina Beach Middle,
Forrest High School, Hyde Park Elementary, Joshua Christian Academy, Ketterlinus
Elementary, Lakeside Elementary, Lakeside Junior High, Mandarin High, Montclair
Elementary, Nease High, Oceanway Middle, Orange Park Junior High, Orange Park
High, Patterson Elementary, RB Hunt Elementary, Sandalwood High, St. Augustine
High, St. Joseph's Catholic, St. Paul's Catholic, Terry Parker High, and thunderbolt
THE 23rd ANNUAL ZUKEFEST will be held on May 12th from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
at the fire station in Windsor, 1401 SE Court Rd., Gainesville, FL. All proceeds go
to the WVFD. There will be zucchini, bar-be-que and many wonderful veggies.
Rides, magic show, beauty pageant, fun run and activities all day. Arts and crafts
will be selling great gifts for Mother's day. Meetings are every Monday night at 7
at the fire house. For information call Bobbi J. Walton, Chairperson at 352-372-
JERRY HOLLAND, DUVAL COUNTY SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS
reminds voters that Early Voting began March 5 and continues until March 18 for
the First Election on March 20. Voters must bring photo and signature identification
or vote a provisional ballot. Times and locations are: The Elections Main Office
located at 105 E. Monroe St., Argyle Library, Beaches Library, Bradham-Brooks
Northwest Library, Graham Library, Highlands Library, Mandarin Library, Murray
Hill Library, Pablo Creek Library, Regency Square Library, Southeast Library,
South Mandarin Library, University Park Library, Webb-Westconnett Library, West
Regional Library, Hours of Operation are: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
and Saturday and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call 904-630-1414
or go to the elections web site: www.duvalelections.com
SIERRA CLUB NORTHEAST FLORIDA GROUP "Building Better
Relationships with City Council Toward Preserving Our Special Places" Monday,
March 12, at 7 p.m. Dr. Eric Smith, director for Law and Public Policy for the
Florida Coastal School of Law and former City Council member will talk about
how we may build better relationships with Council members and promote our
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Florida Players at LSU Make
an Impact in SEC Tourney
By Cheryl Coward Star Staff Wtiter
Several women's basketball players from
Florida showcased their skills at last week-
end's Southeastern Conference champi-
onships in Duluth, Ga. Erica White, a junior
guard from Jacksonville, and Sylvia Fowles,
a junior center from Miami, both made the
all-conference team and led their Lady
Tigers of Louisiana State University to the
finals with a huge upset over powerhouse
Fowles and White each scored in double
digits. Fowles led with 19 points and 20
rebounds, her 19th straight double-double.
She was one rebound shy of tying the SEC
Tournament record for most rebounds in a
game. Point guard White had 17 points and
put in a fearless 'and stifling defensive game
with only one turnover.
Pokey Chatman, the LSU coach, is
quickly elevating her name to legendary sta-
tus with her record of wins (88-13). She was
the Black Coaches Association Coach of the
Sylvia Fowles LSU Center played High School
basketball in Miami at Edison at
Year in 2004 and 2005. However, Chatman
announced her resignation from LSU
Wednesday. "I have notified the university
today that I will step down as head coach of
the women's basketball program in order to
allow me to pursue other career opportuni-
ties," Chatman said in a prepared statement.
It is rumored that she will coach in the
Throughout the nation,
black enrollments in higher
education have reached an
all-time high. But a more
important statistical meas-
ure of the performance of
blacks in higher education is
that of how many black stu-
dents are completing school
and earning a college
The economic gains that
come from a college degree
are transparently obvious.
Department of Education
data shows that, as expect-
ed, black students who earn
a four-year college degree
have incomes that are sub-
stantially higher than blacks
who have only some college
experience but have not
earned a degree.
The Florida Gators surprised everyone
with a swan song that ended up being the
first upset of the tournament. They came
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Erica White LSU Guard played High School bas-
ketball in Jacksonville at Ribault
into the tournament with the worst record in
the team's history (9-21, 2-12 SEC). Coach
Carolyn Peck and her team managed to
squeeze out a win (69-63) over the
Mississippi State team who were ranked
sixth in the tournament compared to the
Gators number 11 slot.
Peck, who decided to stay for the rest of
the season after she was fired on February
12, was elated after the victory. "I would say
that right now I've got to be the happiest
coach in America," said Peck.
She commented on the effort of her play-
ers and their drive to win during that first
game. "None of us want this to be over and
they showed that tonight."
Peck may not be with the Gators next
season but according to Peck maybe their
win at the tournament will give them hope
for next year to hopefully get to the NCAA
"I think there's a core group," said Peck,
"that can help springboard that to happen."
The Gators lost the next night to nation-
ally-ranked Vanderbilt 105-77, the team that
upset LSU to win the tournament. Florida's
77 points was the most scored by a losing
team in the tournament.
Most important, in view
of the huge penalty race dis-
crimination has imposed on
African Americans in the
United States, is the fact that
blacks who complete a four-
year college education have
a median income that is now
near parity with similarly
But the good news is
severely tempered by the
unacceptably low college
completion rate of black
students. According to the
most recent statistics, the
nationwide college gradua-
tion rate for black students
stands at an appallingly low
rate of 43 percent. This fig-
ure is 20 percentage points
below the 63 percentage
rate for white students.
On this front, the only
positive news is that over
the past three years the
black student graduation
rate has improved by four
When the Rev. Al Sharpton was told that
members of his family were once held in
bondage by relatives of the
late Sen. Strom Thurmond, it
was news he received with
shock and then mixed emo-
tions. It was a disclosure he
felt was important for
Americans to know.
"In the story of the
Thurmonds and the
Sharptons is the story of
shame and glory of
America," he said Sunday
during a press conference at
the midtown offices of the Rev Al
Daily News, which played a
role in breaking the story. "The shame is that
my family was the property of the
Thurmonds. The glory is that Strom
Thurmond ran for president in 1948 on the
segregation ticket, and I ran for the president
in 2004 on a ticket for racial justice."
Sharpton was informed by Ancestry.com,
a website that examines genealogy, that his
was held in cap-
tivity in 1835 in
worked on behalf
of four of
pay off the debts
of their father's
and its chief fam-
ily historian, Megan
The National Great Blacks In Wax Museum recently
opened its African American inventions exhibit. It will
play host to the exhibit for one year. Shirley Jones-Harris,
founder and president of The Center for Inventions and
Achievements of Persons of African Ancestry, Inc. loaned
the museum the collection. The collection includes more
than "100-reasonable or close facsimiles of their creations,
along with brief descriptions, copies and patent numbers."
It centers on inventors of the nineteenth century. There are
some twentieth century inventors in the exhibit.
"America's earliest black inventors are mired in an
anonymity that has served to conceal their contributions to
America and the world. This exhibit helps us in our efforts
to continually send a message to our youth that there are
no limits to what we can achieve, because there are no
limits to what we have achieved," said Dr. Joanne Martin,
oleman Sharpton, Sr.,
The shame is th
was the property
ident in 1948 or
tion ticket, and I
president in 20C
for racial justice
Smolenyak. The chil-
dren's mother, Julia Thurmond Sharpton,
was Strom Thurmond's first cousin twice
"The reverend's reaction to his own his-
tory is a powerful example of what families
are discovering everyday now that priceless
historical records are increasingly and easily
accessible online," Ms. Smolenyak said in a
press release. "We're grateful that the rev-
erend agreed to take this journey and that the
discoveries absolutely exceeded all our
expectations. When I spotted a Thurmond in
the family tree, I suspected there might be a
relationship, but I could never have imag-
ined just how closely, their
families were connected."
Among some of things
Sharpton hoped would come
out of all of this was that peo-
ple will gather a better under-
standing of the suffering
Blacks had endured during
slavery and that "I can take a
name given to me because
my great-grandfather was
property and make that name
stand for freedom fighter," he
The story was instigated
by the Daily News and veteran reporter
Austin Fenner, who had collaborated with
Ancestry.com to research Sharpton's family
tree. "When the Daily News first reached
out to me for this story," Sharpton said, "I
was very excited at the prospect of discover-
ing my family roots-but I never expected
Sharpton also learned that he comes from
a long line of
at my family that his paternal
y of the worked as a tur-
e glory is that in Georgia,
d ran for pres- Sharpton's sur-
prise was where
the segrega- James Brown's
I ran for the father worked.
Sharpton, as the
)4 on a ticket world kno".s
adopted his hair-
style after the
late Godfather of
Soul, \%hom he
viewed as a surrogate father.
Nowadays, the search for Black roots
and ancestors is becoming increasingly pop-
ular, and Ancestry.com has expanded its
African-American Historical Records
Collection to include more than 55 million
Black family history records. Black
Americans who think they might have rela-
tives connected with the Freedmen's
Bureau, a significant institution during the
Reconstruction Era, will find it worthwhile
to contact the ancestry website at
co-founder and owner of Great Blacks Wax Museum.
Black inventors on display-include Isaac Johnson,
inventor of the bicycle frame in 1899; Sarah Boone, who
invented the ironing-board, and Willie Johnson, who gave
us the egg-beater.
Other inventions by African Americans include the
lawn sprinkler, the lawn mower and the curtain rod. Look
for the wall of women inventors.
Whane asked how she began her collection, Jones-
Harris, a petite black woian said "I used to teach. It just
happened by accident. It all started in her White Plains
public school classroom in 1990. She says, "there was a
nine year old student who was inspired by the black
inventor Daniel Williams. The young person had the same
last name as the great inventor. Williams was the first to
perform open heart surgery.
New York City symboli-
cally banned use of the word
n***** on Wednesday, the
latest step in a campaign
that hopes to expunge the
most vile of racial slurs
from hip hop music and tel-
The City Council unani-
mously declared a moratori-
um that carries no penalty
but aims to stop youth from
casually using the word,
considered by most
Americans to be the most
offensive in the English lan-
The New York, City
measure follows similar res-
olutions this month by the
New York state assembly
and state senate, and sup-
porters of the ban are taking
their campaign to The
Recording Academy, asking
it not to nominate musicians
for Grammy awards if they
use the word in their lyrics.
Many rap artists and
young New Yorkers toss the
word around as a term of
endearment or as a substi-
tute for black, angering
black leaders who consider,
those who use it as ignorant
of the word's hate-filled his-
tory in slavery and segrega-
Sharpton Calls his Roots Story
"Shame and Glory of America"
Black Inventors Featured in Great Blacks in Wax Museum
At Midnight! I
MARCH 10, 2007
MACH1. 00 HESTRPAE -
The Ivy League may not
be known for it's athletic
prowess but thee they are
first in line for getting tick-
ets to the Big Dance,
Pennsylvania locked up the
Ivy League championship
last week with a 21-8 overall
record, 12-1 in the confer-
ence. Since the Ivy League
has no conference tourna-
ment, the regular season
conference champ earns the
automatic bid to the NCAA
Tournament. Last year
Pennsylvania drew a 15 seed
and lost to Texas in the
Winthrop's (28-4) (14-
0)'perennial success.in the
Big South Conference
championship has only
increased expectations for
the Eagles and coach Gregg
Marshall. With his team
feeling the most pressure
that Marshall could remem-
ber, the Eagles beat VMI 84-
81 in the tournament final
Saturday to clinch their sev-
enth trip to the dance in the
last nine years. The Eagles -
a 15 seed went out to
Tennessee last year in the
The Belmont Bruins (23-
9) (14-4) earned their second
Tournament berth as they
captured the Atlantic Sun
afternoon with a 94-67 vic-
tory over No.1 seed and host
ETSU. It marked the second
straight year No. 2 seed
Belmont defeated the No.1
seed in the championship
game. Belmont, also a 15
seed last year, lost in the first
round to UCLA who went
'on to the final.
Davidson (24-9) (17-1)
won the right to return to the
tournament and represent
the Southern Conference.
Stephen Curry, the son of
former NBA standout Dell
Curry, scored 29 points and
Davidson returned to the
NCAA tournament with a
72-65 win over College of
Charleston in the conference
filled the fourth 15-seed slot
last year losing to Ohio State
in the first round.
Eastern Kentucky (21-
11) (13-7) beat regular-sea-
son champion Austin Peay
63-62 for the Ohio Valley
Elizabeth City State's Jabyron Wilson (33) blocks the shot of
Virginia Union's Greg Thondique (33) during the CIAA final game.
1st Round of Dance
Tickets Going in Mail
Conference Champs Automatic
CIAA Div II
For teams like Virginia
Union, Bowie State and
North Carolina Central, the
Athletic Assn. (CIAA)
fields an energetic confer-
ence of athletic guard play
and plenty of strong interior
action. The conference con-
sists of 11 historically
and universities. Whoever
wins this showdown gener-
ally gives opposition all
sorts of trouble in the
Division II tournament.
This year Elizabeth City
State knocked the giant off
the CIAA mountaintop
Saturday, beating top-seed-
ed Virginia Union 63-60 in
the league tournament's
championship game in
Charlotte's Bobcats Arena.
Vikings (15-15), who had to
win four games in four
days, were led by C.J.
Pigford's 23 points and 14
rebounds and tournament
MVP Anthony Hilliard's 21
points and 14 rebounds.
Jabyron Wilson also had 12
rebounds for the Vikings.
The Panthers got 19 points
from Chris Greene and 15
points and 12 points from
"I brought three suits
and one suit for the ban-
quet," said Vikings coach
Shawn Walker. "1 had to
recycle one on tonight."
Elizabeth City State held
off the Panthers (21-5),
despite shooting 34.3 per-
cent from the field. The key
was the work the Vikings
did rebounding, where they
had a 53-33 edge. "We
crushed them on the glass,"
The victory brought the
Vikings their first CIAA
championship since 1981.
The Vikings and
Virginia Union will both
play in the NCAA Division
II tournament next week.
Ex-Dallas Cowboy Gives
Former Teammate Kidney
championship. The Colonels
clinched their seventh
NCAA tournament berth
and fifth OVC title -- first
since 2005 -- against the
team that had swept them in
the regular season. They also
beat Austin Peay in this
game two years ago.
The fifth ticket went to
Creighton (22-10) (13-5)
who upset 11th ranked
Southern Illinois in the
Missouri Valley Conference
Tournament earning the
Bluejays their sixth title in
nine years. Creighton lost
twice to Southern Illinois by
a total of five points during
the regular season. The vic-
tory ended an eight-game
losing streak against the
Salukis dating to the 2003
Valley championship game.
With a wild rally in the
final 2 minutes, Virginia
Commonwealth (27-6) (16-
2) did what all the big-con-
ference powerhouses could-
n't last year knock off
George Mason in March.
The win sends the top-seed-
ed Rams to the NCAA tour-
nament with a 65-59 victory
in the Colonial Athletic
game Monday night
Many of the major con-
ference tournaments includ-
ing the SEC and ACC will
start this Thursday
Streak Goes to 17!
Seventeen and counting as the unde-
feated Seminoles add three tlus past week
but still sit in the No 2 slot in the AP Poll
.ust 1 point t495-496) belund Vanderbilt.
A three game sweep of Sienna this past
weekend saw ,a season first. In the final
game of the series, FSU trailed after a
complete inning for the first time this
year with the Seminoles behind Siena
3-2 going into the bottom of the fifth. In
the sixth inning the gane was tied 3-3 but
FSU scored 19 runs in the sixth and sev-
enth to break open what was a very close
game for a few innings. The Final score
The Noles came up one hit shy of set-
ting an NCAA record when the Seminoles
recorded 10 consecutive hits in a 15 run,
13 hit seventh inning. The 13 hits tied an
NCAA record for the most hits in D-I base-
ball history in a seventh inning and FSU
tied a school record with 21 at bats in the
In the Friday and Saturday games, the
Seminoles won 14-4 and 8-3.
This week the University of Indiana
visits the Seminoles for a 3-game series
starting this Friday.
The Indiana ball team will also be in
Jacksonville to take on the Ospreys next
Tuesday and Wednesday.
The Gators went 3 for 4 last week with
a 3-game. sweep of visiting George
Washington and loss to JU at home.
Bryan Augenstein, Billy Bullock and
Stephen Locke each picked up their second
wins of the season while Bryson barber
contributed 10 RBIs as the gators swept
the series with wins of 7-1. 24-4 and 20-3.
Twenty Gators saw action in the third
game as the gators cleared their bench in
son, Shawn, who plays cornerback Walls'
old position for the Washington
Commenting at the news conference
after the surgery, Dr. Richard Dickerman,
who headed the transplant team said. "You
Two former Dallas Cowboys football
teammates now have much more to share
than football memories of games won and
lost. They are the first U.S. pro sports team-
mates to share an organ. Everson Walls
donated a kidney to Rbn Spring last week.
Spring has suffered from type
2 diabetes for 16 years and
had been on the transplant
waiting list since 2004.
The debilitating disease
had led to the amputation of
his right foot and the big and
middle toes on his left foot,
and caused his hands to curl
into knots. He also was forced
into a wheelchair and needed
dialysis three times a week.
Springs and Walls were
both recovering from the sur-
gery at Medical City Hospital
in Dallas last Thursday
"That's brotherly love,"
Springs told The Associated Press in
December. "It's something you can't explain,
but something that I will always think about
every day for the rest of my life."
Providing his body does not reject Walls'
kidney, Springs will no longer need dialysis
and can expect his hands to regain their nor-
mal form. His doctors also expect that he
would also be able to walk on his own.
"It's like getting a new battery in a car,"
Springs said in December. "I'll be able to be
back to basically almost 100 percent nor-
Walls, 47, volunteered to be tested after
things fell through with two of Springs' rel-
atives who were perfect matches.
"I said, Well, look, I know my blood type
is the same as his. Why not give it a shot and
see what happens?" Walls said in
Springs and Walls became fast friends
during Walls' first training camp with the
Cowboys. They played together only four
years (1981-84), but their close relationship
continued, enhanced by their wives and chil-
dren being close with each other, too.
The duo had wanted to keep the trans-
plant quiet until it happened, but word
leaked in December through Springs' oldest
are going to see a dramatically changed
man. I know Ron Springs is going to live a
lot longer with a kidney than he would have
Walls and Springs sat solemnly as
Jeremy Bradshaw, Medical City's head of
transplant services, reported that almost
70,000 Americans are on the kidney trans-
plant waiting list.
"This is the greatest moment of my life,"
Springs said. "I have three kids and I mar-
ried a wonderful wife. This is right up there
Ron Springs joined the Cowboys in 1979
and became a starter alongside Tony Dorsett
in '81, the year Walls arrived as an undraft-
ed rookie from Grambling. Springs left in
1985, finishing his career with two seasons
in Tampa Bay.
The only other known organ transplants
involving former pro athletes as donors
include Greg Ostertag giving a kidney to his
sister in 2002 when he was playing for the
Utah Jazz, and basketball Hall of Famer
Oscar Robertson donating a kidney to his
daughter in 1997. Several pro athletes have
received an organ, with basketball players
Alonzo Mourning and Sean Elliott returning
to play in the NBA following their ordeals.
~? -~- '~-
Bryson Barber Gator Infielder
the rout. The lone loss in the week a 6-5
home game against JU where Florida com-
mitted 6 miscues.
The Gators take to the road for a 3-
game series with Texas A&M Aggies in
College Station, Texas this week.
The Aggies are ranked No. 9 nationally
and sport a 15-1 record on the season.
The FAMU Rattlers (1-16) continue
their losing ways dropping three at the
Kennel Club Tournament here in
Jacksonville over the weekend. The
Rattlers dropped a high-scoring game on
Friday to UNF 17-15. Anthony Mazzeo led
the losing 16-hit FAMU attack with three
hits, including a pair of home runs, plus
The Rattlers dropped their 2nd tourney
game with a 10-2 loss to Western
Michigan and followed suit with another
loss to UNF on Sunday 9-5.
The UNF Ospreys strung four-straight
together this weekend in the Kennel Club
Classic at Harmon Stadium.
They started with a shootout 17-15 win
over UNF, a 2-0 win over Bethune-
Cookman and followed that up with a 9-5
victory against FAMU and came back with
a 12-9 come-from-behind win over
Western Michigan Monday.
The Ospreys play Western Michigan
Ron Springs and Everson Walls
MARCH 10, 2007
Your Weekly Horoscope From Actual Police Reports
vSSHHi Did You Hear About?
(Aries March 21st thru
April 19th) Monday morn-
ing may find
you raring to go,
asm may cross a certain
line at the beginning of the
week. Yes, you want what
you want, but don't forget
the golden rule when you're
going about getting it.
Around Thursday and
Friday, your vision is clear,
whether it's work-related or
personal -- putting together
a plan for the future is a ter-
rific idea. However, when
.the weekend comes, you
may want to get a little rest
and do some relaxing.
Lying low now helps keep
you from getting yourself
into a problematic situa-
(Taurus- April 20th thru
May 20th)To start your
week off on the
right foot, be
in your interac-
tions with others on
Monday. By the afternoon
(and through the beginning
of the week), your keen
awareness offers you
insights about the world
around you that others
miss. Around Thursday and
Friday, someone may be
trying to rattle your cage or
otherwise shake you up. It's
unsettling, but instead of a
knee-jerk reaction, ask
why. When the weekend
comes, you'll have more
fun (and get more done)
with a friend, a partner or a
group. Hook up with those
who share your aims and
(Gemini May 21st thru
June 21st) Be ready for
right off the bat
fast, and think in a different
way -- by the afternoon and
through the first few days
this week, you'll have to
push hard and try unique
ways to gain understand-
ing. Shedding light isn't
necessarily easy now, but
it's worth it; by Thursday
and Friday, a whole new
vista can open up to you,
giving you all sorts of ideas
about your life path. (Of
course, you'll be changing
your mind frequently, too.)
This weekend, resist the
urge to tell all, at least for
the moment. Remember:
Timing is truly everything.
(Cancer June 22nd thru
July 22nd) Monday morn-
ing calls for a.
special treat --
.' ; something just
for you to get
you in a happy, motivated
place. By the afternoon and
through the beginning of
the week, you want a can-
do, optimistic attitude to
help overcome some minor
obstacles. Money's in the
stars around Thursday and
Friday, so 'make sure
you've got a good under-
standing of any financial
(and a good understanding
with anyone else who's
involved, too). You're very
philosophical .this week-
end, and you'll love explor-
ing new territory, both in
the world around you and
in your head.
(Leo July 23rd thru
August 22) Monday morn-
ing might serve
up some fun, if
enough to take
advantage of it. Later in the
afternoon (and through the
beginning of the week),
take care to present the best
possible version of your-
self. What's most impres-
sive now: Knowing when to
hush up and listen. Around
Thursday and Friday, rela-
tionships of various kinds
may present a challenge,
and trying to control the sit-
uation is likely futile.
Letting go a bit may cast it
in a different light. If you
don't know where others'
reactions are coming from
this weekend, why not ask?
Your instincts are also an
(Virgo August 23rd thru
September 22nd) You're
likely in 'hurry
up and wait'
ing, and setting your alarm
early won't necessarily help.
But by the afternoon and
through the beginning of the
week, some can-do energy
comes your way -- work's
likely fun now, and
romance may even rev up.
For best results, flex your
creative muscle. Around
Thursday and Friday, your
willingness to try new
things and test new ideas
and attitudes shows the uni-
verse you're ready for what
it has to offer. Resist the
urge to judge now and
through the weekend --
there's far more to what you
see than initially meets the
(Libra September 23rd
thru October 22nd) You're
an ace with com-
so get through
that brimming inbox. By
later in the afternoon and
for the next day or two, you
may be grappling with some
old business, whether at
work or personally. Get
some help putting it to rest
from a friend, mentor or
Around Thursday and
Friday, you've got a knack
for understanding others --
and generating heat, if you
like! Big plans may hit
snags this weekend, so tack-
le some smaller projects and
enjoy the little things, a talk
with a friend, a walk, a nap.
(Scorpio October 23rd
thru November 21st)
-" ing's not the time
or risks. If some-
one's urging a different
course of action now or dur-
ing the next couple of days,
be shrewd and ask yourself
(and them), 'why now?'
People are likely to open up
to you now, and you might
just hear the most interesting
thing. Around Thursday and
Friday, are you controlling
your emotions, or are they
controlling you? An outburst
in the wrong context could
be a problem -- take it easy.
Save some of your passion
for this weekend, because
love is in the air! If you use
your imagination, you can
really take things to another
22nd thru December 21st)
Hop out of bed on
the right side of
the bed on
and let the cosmic' energy
kick-start your week.'From
now until Wednesday, your
frankness (and not to men-
tion your sense of humor)
earns you respect and
appreciation. Look at
things objectively for the
best results. You love fresh
ideas, learning new skills
and connecting with differ-
ent people around Thursday
and Friday, which is an
excellent headspace for
both your work and person-
al life. When the weekend
comes, warn those around
you that you may be a bit
absentminded -- and try not
to lose your keys.
22nd thru January 19th)
ing may bring a
two), but keep
your chin up and keep
going -- by later in the day
(and through the next cou-
ple of days), the energy
shifts in your favor. What
would you like to accom-
plish now -- at work, at
home and in romance?
Choose an objective and
take it by storm. Around
Thursday and Friday, give
your mind some space to
explore, and you might just
develop a fresh, innovative
vision. Seek out something
that inspires you, which
might include some music
or art this weekend. Show
somebody your creative
side, and they'll be even
thru February 18th) Your
mind's in a fruit-
ful place on
ing; you might
have several great ideas
before you even brush your
teeth. Take some notes,
because by the afternoon
and over the next day or so,
you're occupied with keep-
ing up with your busy life.
Just wait until Thursday and
Friday, though -- you're a
force to be reckoned with if
the stars have their say.
Smart, sexy and (of course)
putting your own spin on
every situation -- that's you.
When the weekend comes,
don't overlook a financial
matter. It may be dull by
comparison to what else is
going on, but it's necessary.
(Pieces February 19th
and March 20th) Monday
find you prone
to saying things
quite thought through, mak-
ing for an interesting start to
the week. But over the next
couple of days, you'll find
help when you need it -- and
likewise, those around you
can count on your care,
compassion and excellent
timing. If you've been wish-
ing for something (or is it
Thursday and Friday pres-
ent a good time to focus
those desires and use your
amped-up brainpower to
make a plan. The weekend
should provide plenty of
great energy for you, so get
ready tq. use it!
si i I s
FLAT TIRE OR DUI? Officer J.T. observed a
black Ford Escort driving south on the unpaved shoul-
der of N. Kernan Blvd. for about 1/4 of a mile: Officer .
T. initiated his emergency lights to stop the vehicle.
Suspect G.A.S. stopped the vehicle, got out and
attempted to walk away from the car and Officer T.
Swaying from side-to-side as he walked away. G.A.S.
was placed into the back seat of Officer T's car because
of concern for a flight risk. No sobriety exercises were
given due to his prior action of attempting to walk. The suspect admitted to having
consumed two beers and one shot. His drivers license had been suspended and he
had several traffic fines. When asked why he was driving on the shoulder, G.A.S.
said he had a flat tire and was trying to make it home. He was arrested and his car
AN EYE FOR NARCOTICS TRANSACTIONS AND THE SELF-
EMPLOYED Sgt. K.C. and Officer M.G. were on routine patrol in the 7100 block
of Wilson Blvd. Sgt. C. observed a black pick up truck and a red unknown model
car in a parking lot. Sgt. C. observed what he believed to be a narcotics transaction
taking place. It should be noted that Sgt. C. has a wealth of experience in narcotics
investigations. When the suspect noticed the presence of the officer, he quickly
attempted to enter the passenger side of the parked pickut
S .truck. The red vehicle left the area at a high rate of speed.
S 'Sgt. C. and Officer G. approached the truck and made
contact with suspect R.C. and two witnesses. Sgt. C.
observed what appeared to be a piece of crack cocaine
lying on the ground next to the passenger side of the pick
// up truck here only the suspect had been standing. Both
/ .witnesses gave written statements and said that they had
made contact with suspect R.C. to buy crack cocaine. 40
U year old R.C., who says he is self-employed, but didn't
announce the type of business he was in, huh!, stated he has been smoking crack for
several years. He was transported to the PTDF.
SHE WAS TALKING WHILE SERVING Officer H.L. was dispatched to the
600 block of East Adams St., in reference to a male fighting with a manager inside
a center. Upon arrival, he met the victim, Mr. N. who stated that he was notified of
a problem in the breakfast feeding line involving suspect J.O.S. When M. N. went
to the breakfast line he learned that suspect J.O.S. had
yelled at the witness, Ms. W., and threatened her. Mr. N.
told the suspect that if he did not want to eat breakfast he
could leave the center. The suspect became very loud and
started pushing the employees. Some of the other people
at the center had to help restrain the suspect to stop any
further violence. During the incident, the suspect used a
plastic hair pick as a weapon and scratched the victim,
Mr. N. on his neck. The suspect was detained on the park-
ing lot of the center as he was trying to walk off. He told
the officer, after his rights was read, that he was upset
because the witness was talking while serving breakfast and germs were falling into
the food tray.
Former cop gives insider tips for avoiding the long
arm of the law in "Arrest-Proof Yourself' How the
criminal justice system sweeps up the clueless
while ignoring the real crooks still out on the street.
Chicago According to reports from the U.S. Bureau of '. .
Justice Stattistics. more than half of the 2.1S6.23( persons
incarcerated b\ mid-\ear 20115 \\ere arrested for pert --"'
offenses including traffic violations, drug charges and [SPBiR '"
domestic disturbances. These so called "criminals' are a\er- --- -- _
age men and women \\ho could ha\e easilI eluded jail rime .
and the devastating effects of an arrest record. if the\ \\ere -
less clueless about police officers and law enforcement.
Arrest-Proof Yourself: An Ex-Cop Reveals How Easy It Is To Get Arrested, How Even
A Single Arrest Could Ruin Your Life, and What To Do If The Police Get In Your Face.
Former Miami police officer and FBI field agent Dale C. Carson and Wes Denham exposes
the troubling realities of the criminal justice system that relies heavily on arrests and con-
victions for minor offenses. Police officers largely pursue trivial criminals that make easy
and quick targets, while dangerous felons escape justice.
Carson and Denham argue that although their primary focus should be to serve and pro-
tect, police officers often use arrests as a way to fulfill police quotas and establish superior-
ity in the ranks. With one arrest, getting a decent job or bank loan becomes almost impossi-
ble for the ordinary citizen.
With Arrest-Proof Yourself, citizens learn how to calmly avoid arrest both on the street
and when pulled over in their vehicles. Carson and Denham expose how people accidental-
ly incriminate themselves and offer tips to remedy the situation. Civilians will also learn
how to. protect their right to be left alone by intimidating police officers who smoke out
minor offenders through dirty tricks, racial discrimination or sexual harassment.
Former law enforcement agent and current criminal defense lawyer Carson notes,
"Every day 1 see citizens who help police arrest them, help the state prosecute them and
don't even realize it."
From asking for a notice to appear (NOA) to vomiting on oneself to discourage an
arrest, Carson's and Denham's street survival tactics range from sensible to scandalous.
They preach three blunt rules: 1) If cops can't see you, they can't arrest you; 2) Keep your
dope at home; and 3) Tell cops your name and basic info, then shut the heck up!
Sprinkled with absurdity and humor, this eye-opening "how-not-to: book will steer even
the most clueless civilian away from an arrestablee" action while in the presence of police.
Dale C. Carson served as a Miami police officer from 1974-1976, during which he set
records for felony arrests. He then served as a railroad special agent for two years and
worked as a detective for the State's Attorney's office for a year. In In 1978, Carson began
a ten year career as a FBI agent. From 1989 to 1997 he taught at the FBI academy and was
a private detective. He graduated from law school in 2000 and is currently a criminal
defense attorney. He lives in Jacksonville, FL. and is presently running for Sheriff. Wes
Denham has written newspaper columns and edited trade journals. He lives in Jacksonville
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Manson Construction Co., an equal opportunity employer, requests bids
from qualified Jacksonville Small and Emerging Business Enterprises
(JSEB) subcontractors and suppliers for the following project.
Jacksonville Port Authority
Tallyraid Marine Terminal
Rebuild Berth No. 3
Contract No. C-1139
Bids due: March 15, 2007
Scope of work includes: Asphalt Pavement Removal and Replacement,
Stormwater Drain, Structural and Miscellaneous Steel, Concrete Pipe
and Misc. Concrete, Electrical, Sanitary Sewer, Bollard Supply,
Manson Construction Co.
1720 East Adams Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone # (904) 358-9929
Fax # (904) 633-2039
Plans and Specifications are available for viewing in our office or they
may be downloaded from Jacksonville Port Authority's website.
Manson Construction Co., an equal opportunity employer, requests bids
from qualified Jacksonville Small and Emerging Business Enterprises
(JSEB) subcontractors and suppliers for the following project.
Jacksonville Port Authority
Blount Island Marine Terminal
Stern Ramp Pier
Contract No. C-1207
Bids due: March 07, 2007
Manson Construction Co. intends to seriously negotiate with qualified
JSEB firms for project participation in all applicable disciplines.
Scope of work includes: Steel Pipe Piling, Precast Concrete Caps and
Panels, Cast-in-place Concrete Deck, Reinforcing Steel, Fender System
and Miscellaneous Metals.
Manson Construction Co.
1720 East Adams Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone # (904) 358-9929
Fax # (904) 633-2039
Plans and Specifications are available for viewing in our office or they
may be downloaded from Jacksonville Port Authority's website.
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Page D-4lMarch 10, 2007 The Star
By Rych McCain/ feedback-
The Grammy Awards
came off in grand style. The
talk of the pressroom focused
on the country superstar
group The Dixie Chicks,
who took home five
Grammy's including "Album
of the Year." The majority
consent was that the NARAS
Academy voters sent out a
clear message that freedom
of speech is not to be denied
or stepped on just to appease
a few right wingers who hyp-
ocritically prefer "political
correctness," when anyone
addresses the issues of the
day. One of my personal
favorites; Houston platinum
rapper Chamillionaire; won
his first Grammy for Best
Rap Performance By A Duo
Or Group for his single
"Ridin" featuring Krayzie
Bone. Another of my per-
sonal favorites was Atlanta's
main man; rapper TI., who
won Best Rap Solo
Performance for his hit sin-
gle "What You Know. Mary
J. Blige, Beyonce, "
Ludacris, John Legend,
George Benson, Al Jarreau,
Jill Scott and Gnarls
Barkley all left the Staples
Family of Spiritually
Center in Downtown LA.,
Look for Universal
Mo to w n/Moodswing
Productions artist J.R.
"Get Money," to release
his debut album soon. Also
out of Houston, we can
expect a new Album from
Papa Reu titled "Rude
Boy." Having introduced
superstars like India Arie,
Kendred and Julie Dexter,
Chocolate Soul announces
the release of Volume II of
its highly acclaimed com-
pilation series to be
released April 21. The
third installment features
Abstract Mindstate featur-
ing Kanye West, Kindred
the Family Soul, Jurassic
5, Crossrhodes featuring
Sy Smith & Raheem
Devaughn and more.
Happy Birthday wishes
go out to Aree Davis
(Keisha Ridenh-ur on
Chris"), who celebrated
her sweet sixteen February
19. Davis is considered as
one of Hollywood's most
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This kid's being
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ed celebrity correspon-
dent and host Wendy
Wheaton has a new
DVD that hits the racks
at Wal-Mart called
Faith ": Humble
Journeys. She inter-
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ties concerning their
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Top Rated Primetime Programs Among
African-American TV Homes
Week of 02/26/07
1. American Idol, Tues., FOX
2. American Idol, Wed., FOX
3. American Idol, Thurs., FOX
4. Smarter than a 5th Grader, Tues., FOX
5. Smarter than a 5th Grader, Wed., FOX
6. 38th NAACP Image Awards, FOX
7. Smarter than a 5th Grader, FOX
8. CSI:NY, CBS
9. Building a Dream, ABC
10. Girlfriends, CW
Source: Nielsen Media Research
8 p.m. on
sons: If they
In the new episode "Rome-Old
and Juli-Eh," Grampa Simpson
falls in love with Marge's sister
Selma and moves in with her,
to the chagrin of both Homer
and her sister Patty. On the kid
front, Bart and Lisa scam a de-
liveryman out of some card-
8 p.m. on
NCIS: You are
going to love
E tume. Just asko
AS Tony and
M c G ee
(Michael Weatherly, Sean
Murray). But don't expect an
answer until they pick .their
jaws up off the floor. Let's just
say it's way out of character for
her. Work? Oh, yeah. The
team is trying to figure out who
attacked a Marine in his home
on Halloween night and kid-
napped his daughter.
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