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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: State
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Section A: Main: National
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Section A: Main continued
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Section B: Prep Rap
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Section C: Local
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Section C: Regional
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Section C: Sports
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Two Homelnvasions One Man Shot. One Man Beaten
"Cause I Love You" Oh. O0
Wrong House To Enter LennyWilliamsk
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entered a home in the 7000
block of Ellwood Avenue by
kicking in the door. The alarm ..
went off and the Sheriff's ti e
Department was notified. Along
with the police being notified, the
noise woke up Johnny Johnson
who grabbed his gun, ran into the Jonathan Donovan Sandra Flood,
and saw Comas and Comas, 24, shot, Thomas, 21, 27, Suspect
living room and saw ComasSuspect
Thomas leaving. Johnson said he
fired five or six shots and then
dove for cover when he heard gunfire coming from outside. Comas was hit several
times. Thomas was able to get into the 'waiting' vehicle being driven by Sandra
Flood, 27. Comas was taken to the hospital and reported in critical condition.
Two men on Wednesday night broke into a house in the 1800 block of St. Johns
Bluff Road North where they were able to beat one Home Invasion Continued on A-7
Residents in the 1200 block
of Belmont Terrace were
truly surprised that the noise
they heard Sunday night was
gunshots that left Dexer
Owens, 28, *dead. Even
though much evidence was
taken from the apartment and,
the area of the shooting, a,
suspect has not been identi-
fied. Dexter is a Jacksonville
Dexter Owens, 28, native that attended Raines
Murder Victim High School.
Persons questioned about a
possible motive in this
killing,. lid not supply one. However, drug activity has not
been ruled out according to the police department since
Dexter Owens Jr. had a criminal record of nine local arrests
since 1998, that included six drug-related cases. His listed
occupation was that of a-carpet layer and his last arrest was
in 2004. Investigators are asking for help and
Crimestoppers has stated that a reward is possible. Call
(866) 845-TIPS, as an anonymous caller.
Two Rapes, Girl, 11;
Mother and Son 12
that an 11-
raped by 19
Darnell Chaney, 17, Freeman Gurley, boys. To
Rapist Suspect 40, Rapist Suspect date, five
arrested and charged. It is reported that a 16-year-old
female was the instigator and told the girl that she
should perform sex acts with a number of boys. She
also advised her that she should have sex with her 40-
year-old uncle. The 11-year-old initially refused but
then gave in. At one point, Freeman Gurley, 40, had
unprotected sex with the girl. Darnell Chaney, 17, had
oral sex performed on him. The 16-year-old female,
and a 15-year-old male, have been charged with being
party to first degree sexual assault on a child.
In West Palm Beach, three teens have been arrested
and about seven more are being sought for the torture
and forced sex of a Haitian born 35-year-old female.
The lady was beaten and gang raped. She was also
RAPE-continued on A-7
Betty Asque Davis is a woman of many talents. We
always knew that since she writes the Lifestyle col-
umn for The Florida Star, but she proved another tal-
ent last year when she decided to expand her work
hours and sell real estate. At Watson's, she won the
President's Award. "Our Stars Among the Stars!"
Night Time Is Not The
Right Time 212 Arrested
Clay County Sheriff's Office initiated Operation
Night SITE in mid May. During a six-week period,
212 arrests were made. The arrests included drug pos-
session, armed robbery, moving'violations, aggravated
battery, possession of concealed weapon, warrants,
and many more. Along with the arrests, many other
citations were issued such as 547 moving violations,
371 nonmoving violations and 734 written warnings.
The crime-fighting initiative was operated in the late
evening and early-morning hours. Clay County
Sheriff's Office said they are planning to make the
program a permanent tactic program since the area is
one of the state's fastest growing communities.
The organization said that the program is similar to
the ones used in New York, Philadelphia and
Jacksonville. Jacksonville's program was called
'Operation Safe Streets" in'an effort to combat crime,
and in Jacksonville, the homicide rate.
Accordingto CCSO, a smaller version of the pro-
gram was utilized during the past two holiday periods
and helped to prevent almost all felony activity at the
Orange Park Mall. By using such programs, they are
able to determine where the emerging criminal trends
exists and where they need to shift their resources.
Such a method of pressure work to move the criminals
out and into different areas out of Clay County.
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the "Tower of Power",
even though he is no longer
with a group, when his
name is mentioned, the
first thing you hear is, At
"Power of Tower." Lenny,
like many black musi-
cians, started in the Soul Singer, Lenny Williams
church. H retreat and Odell, Owner of Flight Line
church. His great-great Bar & Grill, Brunswick, Ga.
grandfather was from
Centerville, Georgia so he
is very much at home when he performs in the
Brunswick, Georgia/Jacksonville, Florida area. When
he performed at the Thompson Center in Brunswic
last Sunday, the audience stayed on their feet and wh~
he sang, 'Cause I Love You,' it was all over for thokt
who might have felt they just wanted to hear the song.
After the concert, he went to Flight Line Bar & Grill
Silvia Glover said she
never dreamed she
I). Y would have difficulty
STenjoying her vacation
with her husband, Dick-
S Glover,69, and their
Toddler couldn't get in pool, was born with AIDS.
She said that when she :
told the clerk her plans to adopt her son and his HIV
situation, she did not think it would be an issue but,
the clerk and management would not allow their son
in the swimming pool.
Dr. David Little of South Alabama CARES, an
AIDS education program, sid that there is "absolutely,
no way you ca get HIV from a pool or a shower
casual contact using the same facility. The Glovers
said Caleb is a happy child with a seven year life
expectancy. They wanted him to enjoy the Wales
West features with the steam-diesel locomotives.
Boil Your Water in Callahan, Florida
As a precaution, residents of Callahan, Nassau
ing teeth or washing dishes prior to boiling. The
town experienced a loss of water pressure in its
water system which caused the need for this precau-
tion. They will advise when to return to normal use.
Lady Bird Johnson Dead at 94
Lady Bird Johnson, the former first lady from
Texas spent 34 years in Washington, D. C. during
her husband's many political positions. President
Lyndon Johnson died in 1973, four years after he
left the White House. She was most known for her
desire to beautify Washington with flowers.
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When the Democrats
gathered for the first ofTavis
Presidential Forums, the con-
versation about AIDS was a
far cry from the sorry specta-
cle of the 2004 vice presiden-
In that 2004 debate, mod-
erator Gwen Ifill asked both
Vice President Dick Cheney
and then-Democratic nomi-
nee John Edwards about con-
fronting HIV among Black
women. A befuddled Cheney
replied that he was "not
aware" of the problem;
Edwards ignored the actual
question and talked instead
about AIDS in Russia and
But what a difference
three years, lots of activism
and intrepid Black journalism
makes. When NPR's Michele
Martin asked about AIDS
among Black teens in the
June 28 debate at Howard
University,. the leading.
Democratic contenders took
turns offering meaningful
"If HIV/AIDS were the
leading cause of death of
White women between the
ages of 25 and 34, there
would be an outraged outcry
in this country," declared
Sen. Hillary Clinton, drawing
rousing applause. "This is a
multiple dimension prob-
lem," Clinton concluded.
"But if we don't begin to take
it seriously and address it the
way we did back in the 90s,
when it was primarily a gay
men's disease, we will never
get the services and the pub-
lic education that we need."
Sen. Barack Obam'a urged
African Americans to chal-
lenge stigma surrounding the
virus, and notably cited
homophobia as a roadblock.
"We don't talk about it in
the schools. Sometimes we
don't talk about it in the
churches," said Obama, who
talked about AIDS in White
evangelist Rick Warren's
church. "It has been an aspect
of ....homophobia that we
don't address this issue as
clearly as it needs to [be]."
Obama added that AIDS
is but one more symptom of
the larger, "interconnected"
problems we face. "The
ty is weakened," he declared.
"It has a disease to its
Sen. Joe Biden urged
African-Americans to get
tested and to discard
unhealthy notions of Black
masculinity that discourage
both condom use and sexual
John Edwards outlined
three clear policy priorities
for stopping AIDS, which
included boosting spending
to find a cure, guaranteeing
On HIV/AIDS: Show Us the Plan, Mr. and
universal treatment for peo-
ple living with AIDS, and
expanding Medicaid to cover
HIV a crucial initiative that
advocates have tried and
failed to get on Washington's
agenda for a decade, and
which Clinton highlights on
her campaign Web site.
Black America has finals,
convinced presidential candi-
dates that if they want to get
our support, they have to
meaningfully discuss AIDS -
at least when theN are talking
to us. Now we've got to make
them put their platforms
where their mouths are.
Show us the plan, Mr. and
Mrs. Candidate. Show us the
The AIDS story is prima-
rily one of failed leadership,
and ifs time for our leaders -
and our wannabe leaders to
actually lead. No candidate in
either party has put forward a
plan for dealing with AIDS in
the United States, let alone a
plan to end the epidemic in
Black America. And no can-
didate should receive a dime
from us, let alone our votes,
This demand is a crucial
one. An Open Society
Institute report highlighted in
May that America today has
no overarching plan guiding
our national response to an
epidemic that has killed more
than half a million people and
left as many as 1.3 million
living with HIV/AIDS today.
There are no listed goals.
No benchmarks for success.
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Black America suffers
most from this lack of focus.
We account for half of all
people living with
HIV/AIDS and half of all
new infections each year. As
Martin noted in her question
to the candidates, our chil-
dren make up 69 percer.. of
new cases among teens.
Black women represent two-
thirds of female cases. Forty-
six percent of Black gay men
may already be posiri\ e.
So any candidate credibly
asking for African-American
votes must show hdw he or
she plans to end the epidemic
in Black America. We must
not accept vague promises
alone, but must insist that
candidates lay out detailed
Every presidential candi-
date should sign on to this
historic mobilization as well.
The time for haphazard.
reactionary policymaking in
confronting AIDS is gone.
The emergency of the epi-
demic's early years has long
since morphed into a lasting,
increasingly complex prob-
So here is what we need
to do. Anytime we communi-
cate with a presidential can-
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Faith In Our Community
Schedule of Events and Services
FAUST TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD IN
CHRIST, located at 3328 MoncriefRd, Jacksonville,
FL will be celebrating Bishop R. L. Dixon and First
Lady, Missionary Martha Dixon, 31th Pastoral
Anniversary. Services will be Wednesday, July 18th -
Friday, July 20th, at 7:30 p.m. and close out Sunday,
July 22nd, at 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend.
THE ABYSSINIA MISSIONARY BAPTIST
CHURCH presents the 10th annual Family &
Friends Weekend July 28 & 29. The fun begins
Saturday, July 28th, 11:00 am at the church located
at 10325 Interstate Center Drive. There will be games
for the kids, merchandise vendors, entertainment, a
ministry fair, a 3 on 3 basketball tournament, a talent
show and free food, yes, free food. Hamburgers, hot
dogs and CRABS!! Then on Sunday July 29th at
10:15 am, you're invited to a spirited, power packed
worship. For more information call 696-1770.
TRU-WAY CHURCH OF THE RISEN CHRIST
located at 2297 Edison Avenue, where the Overseer is
Pastor Elwyn W. Jenkins, cordially invite you to wor-
ship with us as we celebrate our 22nd Church and
Pastor's Anniversary. The services will be held each
Thursday night at 7:00 p.m. during the month of July.
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REACH MINISTRY is having their 2007 Serious
Praise Service, July 22nd at the Father's House
Conference Center, located at 1820 Monument Rd.,
Bldg. #2, Jacksonville, FL. Join them for a Spirit
filled worship service as they give Thanks To Our
Lord and Savior! When Praises go up blessings come
down. Come and experience a life changing move of
GOD. Associate Pastor, Evangelist Ethel Pritchard
will be bringing a Life changing word from the Lord!
No admission fee, the public is invited to attend. Rev.
Mattie W. Freeman, Pastor.
GREATER GRANT MEMORIAL is having their
118th CHURCH ANNIVERSARY, Sunday, July
15th at 11 a.m. A grand service is being planned in
honor of this event: "Generational Praise 118
Years." Guest speaker will be Rev. John White, II.
The public is invited to attend.
THE CHURCH OF GOD BY FAITH NATIONAL
CONVENTION will be held Thursday, Sunday, July
12th 15th at the Wyndham Hotel on Prudential
Drive with Bishop James McKnight, Presiding and
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Pastor: Rev. Roger Williams
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The Church Directory
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New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church
1824 Prospect Street Jacksonville, FL 32208
Sunday School .....................................9:30 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship .......................11:00 a.m.
Youth Church 2nd & 3rd Sundays
(Old Sanctuary)........ ................ 11:00 a.m.
Tuesday Prayer Meeting..................... 7:30 p.m. .
Tuesday Pastoral Bible Study ................ 8:00 p.m. iC -1_
Rev. Eric Lee, Pastor
Rev. Joe Calhoun, Pastor Emeritus "
(904) 764-5727 Church
Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church
Worship Service 10:00 a.m.
Church School 8:45 a.m.
Fulfillment Hour Bible Study 6:30 p.m.
Every 2nd & 4th Thursday 10:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon
Joy Explosion Ministry 6:30 p.m.
201 East Beaver St. (904) 355-9475
Rev. F.D. Richardson Jr., Pastor
Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church
2036 Silver Street Jacksonville, FL 32206
Rev. R. L. Gundy, Pastor
(904) 354-7249 Church
'"*' Bible Power Enrichment Hour
Sunday School 9:15 10:15 a.m.
Baptism-Praise & Worship
Youth Church-2nd & 3rd Sundays
Fellowship Hall 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday, Noonday Prayer 12 Noon
Inspiration Wednesday Worship Service...................:00-8:00 p.m.
MT. CHARITY MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
1417 North Laura St. Jacksonville, Florida 32206
George Harvey, Jr., M.A., M. Div., Pastor
Telephone: (904) 356-0664 or 768-4453
"Christ died for our sins...was buried and Rose again" (see 1 Corinthians 15:1-4)
Sulzbacher Outreach Service 8:30 a.m.
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Evening Worship 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday & Friday Night Services 7:30 p.m.
Saturday Prison Outreach 1:00 p.m.
Saturday Nursing Home Outreach. 3rd and 4th Saturdays
"Call or rite Mt. Charity for FREE Sunday School Outlines"
A Bible Preaching, Bible Believing and Bible Practicing Church
"Without the shedding of Blood, there is no remission of sin" (Hebrews 9:22)
GREATER EL-BETHEL DIVINE HOLINESS CHURCH
"The Church Where Everybody Is Somebody"
Bishop Lorenzo Hall., Pastor
Street Address: 723 W. 4th St. Jacksonville, Florida 32209
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3575, Jacksonville, Florida 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.
PENTECOSTAL CHURCH of GOD
"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
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tot avoid it. For indeed there is a
"time to be born and a time to
You may want a traditional
funeral service with visitation
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ducting 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 favorite hymns?
First, you should shop
around and talk to a few funeral
directors. Yes, let your fingers do
the walking-comparing prices
for such things as casket,
embalming, ant the cost for pro-
Resist one-stop shopping,
which can include such things as
prayer cards. thank-you notes.
and guest registers.-he\ add up
quicklN Mlan opt for the funer-
al home in their neighborhood
for personalized services.
Decide on body disposition.
Burial or cremation? If earth bur-
ial, a cemetery plot should be
purchased; if above ground, a
mausoleum crypt. If cremation is
the choice, plan disposition of
the ashes. Do you want them
stored in a columbarium niche or
buried? Maybe you prefer to
have your ashes scattered?
An option some people take
is to donate organs and tissues to
a medical school (have a donor
card and check on requirements).
If you would rather have a
memorial service express that
wish. That means a service in the
funeral home or a church where
the body is not present. A com-
mon misconception is that when
the body is cremated you don't
hold a funeral. You can hold a
funeral before cremation.
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The Jacksonville Moles under the leadership of the chapter's pres-
ident Mrs. Madeline Scales-Taylor were off for their annual June ",
'trek' to The Moles National Conclave. This year the Conclave was
hosted by The Norfolk, VA Moles. And as always the organization's
Motto "Enjoy Yourself It's Later Than You Think" was the mind set -
for all. The theme for the 2007 Conclave was 'Fantastic Voyage' and
everything and I do mean everything, focused on the theme from attire
to events. In fact, members started planning their attire in February
when the Conclave/'Cruise' packets arrived.
The four day Conclave kicked off on Ports of Call on Thursday with ,
a Dinner Cruise on the Historic Elizabeth River aboard the Spirit of
Norfolk Cruise Ship where there was entertainment, dancing and din- .
ing; for the land lovers there was Apollo Night at the Captain's Cove. U
On Friday, there was shopping, meetings, golf, bowling, historic i
tours and the Captain's Welcome before sunset. In the evening there
was The Fantastic Voyage Beach Carnivale that culminated a beauti- .
ful day. Moles Gail Mathis and Janice Hice were among the local The Jacksonville Moles and Mules at the Thursday Night Social Event of the 2007Moles Conclave in Norfolk,
Bowling winners. Mules Carl Davis and Dr. Bill Cody were 2nd VA: Moles and Mules Betty and Carl Davis, Dr. Lois and Ernest Gibson, Sylvia and Warner Singleton, Betty
place Golf winners with Dr. Cody hitting his first lifetime 'Eagle'. and Dr. Bill Cody, Pat and Dr. Orrin Mitchell, Josephine and Lt. Col. (Ret.) Robert Porter, Jacksonville Moles
On Saturday there was business to take care of and that included the Chapter President Madeline Scales-and Howard Taylor, Gail and Edgar Mathis, Dr. Menia and Henry Speights,
Dr. Barbara and John Darby, and Janice and Alex Hice. Photo courtesy ofJ. Carl Davis, Sr.
election of a national president. Mole Mary A. Polk, founder of The
St. Louis Moles Chapter was elected president, Mrs.
Polk has ties to The Jacksonville Moles president, .
Mrs. Scales-Taylor having been one of her Mentors.
There was much rejoicing between the two ladies fol-
lowing the election and at the Black Tie Captain's
Ball event. Although before the Ball, there was The
Nautical Luncheon that featured youthful
Shakespearean and Black History Dramatist along
with a fabulous fashion show featuring fashions from
Lili's Boutique. I must add that the owners of this
boutique really know how to serve the customer.
They provided shuttle service to their boutique locat-
ed in Historic Norfolk even after the Conclave ended..
With service like that, we couldn't stop ourselves The Presidents:Mesdames Madeline Seales-Taylor-Jacksonville
from shipping even more new purchases home. It's Moles; Sandra Fenner-Eady-Immediate Past National
nothing like receiving those lovely boxes :after The Jacksonville Moles at the 2007 Norfolk Conclave Black Tie President, The Moles and Mary A Polk, National President,
you've returned home! Affair. Photo courtesy ofJ. Carl Davis, Sr. The Moles.
The Captain's Ball
was preceded by The ,
Captain's Meet and
Greet that included
Roving Waiters with X
libations and hors d'oeu-
vres enabling one to do a
little dancing between
dinner courses. .:i
Remember now that The .. -
Moles motto is: "Enjoy
Yourself, It's Later Than '
And then came Jacksonville Moles: Mesdames Barbara Darby,
Sunday for the Jazzy' Jacksonville Moles Prexy with a childhood mentor Ph.D., Madeline Scales-Taylor and Lois, Davis
Captain 's Farewell Mrs. Mary A. Polk, The Moles National President Gibson, Ed.D. Photo by J. Carl Davis, Sr.
Breakfast. After the Photo by J. Carl Davis, Sr.
jazzy breakfast those of I
us who were not returning until Monday '
rushed off to Worship. Luckily for Carl
and me we worshipped at the downtown
Cathedral. We were taken back to ohr hotel Jacbioniile 'ule '-1leP' Hice having fil in ioffol. f 1.4.
by the presiding Priest who just happened Photo by J. Carl Davis, Sr.
to have ties to the First Coast. His parents
reside in the Baymeadows area. How about
that for coincidences?
Following some needed post Conclave
rest we joined The John Darbys, Edgar L. 1 .-
Mathises, Sr. and Henry Speightses for a
lovely ride over to Virginia Beach, VA.
While there we dined at 'Catch 31', took .
an Oceanside moonlight stroll and depleted .
the Oyster Reserve by the time we depart- Jacksonville Moles: Mesdames Patricia Hill Mitchell, Gail Cole '
ed. Mathis and Betty Asque Davis. Photo by J. Carl Davis, Sr.
"Enjoy Yourself, It's Later Than You ,',- 1 t
Think". Next year we will be in Washington, D.C. I can hardly wait!! : -
Don'tforget to let us know of your upcoming events. Contact us at (904) 766-8834; E-mail
socially@TheFloridaStar.com or you may reach me directly at email@example.com, telephone The Brookses of Ne.i\ ort News, VA Moles, Betty Asque Davis, immediate
(904) 285-9777 or fax (904) 285-7008. past national President, The Moles and J. Carl Davis at the 2007 Moles
Conclave's Farewell Brunch.
See you in the paper!
The Howard Taylors in Norfolk, VA's 2007 Moles Conclave.
The James Curries of The Atlanta Moles have First Coast ties.
James Currie is a native, son of the late Mrs. Amy Currie, a
renowned local educator. Mrs. Currie is the recently elected The Fred Garretts of Greenville, SC. The Garretts are the par-
Southern Area Director, Links, Inc. and is Treasurer of The ents of our First Coaster Mrs. Janet Garrett Owens, VP at
Atlanta Moles. United Way and a Jacksonville Mole. Photo by J. Carl Davis, Sr.
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The Star July 14, 2007
* Ammons In Charge at FAMU
Black Enrollment Milestone
Alachua County Profiling?
Florida & Georgia Blacks Can
Influence Presidential Elections
Michael Fauntroy, assistant professor of public policy at
George Mason University and author of "Republicans and
the Black Vote," analyzed the historical and conservative
view behind voter disenfranchisement particularly con-
cerning the African-American vote. In the Huffington Post
Fauntroy wrote: "African Americans and other minorities
around the country are having a difficult time voting 'and
being certain that their votes are counted."
That conservatives see the black vote as a sleeping giant
tin American politics is proven by the lengths to which they
go to Iock out of the s stem as many people as possible.
The Republican Party has spent millions in support of
purge programs and 'electoral integrity' schemes with the
only real purpose being to reduce the number of African
Americans that vote.
This money is spent because the party understands the
arithmetic of black political power and the disproportionate
impact African Americans can have in deciding who wins
presidential general election states such as Florida, Georgia,
Mississippi, and South Carolina."
to First 15,000
The Florida Parole
Commission has reviewed
more than 21,000 cases and
restored the voting rights of
15,500 people who could
not previously vote as a
result of a felony record.
Those whose rights were
not restored were due to
relocation frdm the state, a
re-arrest, outstanding resti-
tution fees and death,
according to the Associated
Press. In April the
Clemency Board ruled that
individuals with a non-vio-
lent criminal record could
vote after completing their
sentence. The state's
Department of Corrections
is loaning 100 employees a
week to the' Parole
Commission to speed up the
restoration process as Gov.
Charlie Crist hopes the
effort is completed before
the presidential primary.
Muslima Lewis, an
American Civil Liberties
Union of Florida attorney
who oversees the group's
voting rights and civil jus-
tice projects, said though
she's happy to see progress,
"15,500 is still a drop in the
bucket when you look at the
entire population of offend-
ers whose civil rights have
not been restored." More
than 1 million people are
disenfranchised in Florida.
Dr. James Ammons Takes Over at
FAMU With Probation First Issue
Florida A & M Univ-
ersity (FAMU) officials are
"working expeditiously" to
develop a response plan for
the university being placed
of probation by the
Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools.
"We believe that James
Ammons' experience with
SACS and resolving issues
at North Carolina Central
University will prove to be
invaluable as we move for-
ward to resolve these
issues," said Dr. Larry
Robinson, FAMU's chief
The University was
placed on probation on June
21. It will last for six
months. Dr. James H.
Ammons took the helm July
2 as the 10th president of
the historically Black uni-
versity promising to "give
my all" to put FAMU on a
new course of greatness.
"I think we have made
tremendous progress, but
we have away to go," said
Ammons, who once served
on the commission of col-
leges for SACS and has
served on 15 teams. "I have
a pretty good knowledge of
SACS and when an institu-
tion is ready."
SACS, a regional
accreditation agency\ for an
11-state region, gave the
Blacks represent 31.4 % of all Georgia college students
Black College Enrollment
in South Passes Milestone
For the first time ever in
the Southern states, blacks
are as well represented on
college campuses as they
are in the region's popula-
tion as a whole some-
thing not yet true of the
The milestone is noted in
a new fact book recently
released by the Southern
Regional Education Board,
a nonprofit organization that
In the 16 states meas-
ured, the number of blacks
enrolled in colleges has
risen by more than half over
the last decade. They now
make 21 percent of college
students and 19 percent of
the overall population.
The number represents
progress but it also has to be
seen in context. A major
contributing factor is the
South's rapidly growing
Hispanic population, which
has reduced the proportion
of the population that is,
black, and thereby made the
milestone easier to reach
And educators also
stressed that the number
should not obscure the per-
sistent achievement gaps
affecting blacks both in the
South and nationally. In par-
ticular, black enrollment
rates for college-age stu-
dents, while iimprirt in.', still
lag well behind those of
whites, as do the :riad.LIuli nii
rates of black .-ll.lige stu-
Wili a i'-,ll. ..,. degree
now almost a prerequisite'
for high-paying jobs, those
achievement gaps pose an
economic threat and the
South will be on the cutting
edge of that. In 2005 about
61 percent of public high
school graduates in the
South were white, the edu-
cation board said, but by
2018 that figure is expected
to be 45 percent.
"We've made tremen-
dous progress, don't get me
wrong," board President
Dave Spence said. But, he
added, unless achievement
gaps narrow, "we're going to
be in trouble. We already are
in trouble, but we'll be in
more trouble seven or eight
years down the road."
Still, the report reflects
the reality that many more
Southern blacks are
enrolling in college. In those
states, about 1.1 million
black students were enrolled
in college in the fall of 2005,
52 "percent more than a
The increase has come
largely from new and
expanding public, tradition-
ally white universities and
two-year colleges rather
than from historically black
colleges, which for many
years shouldered nlcarl\ all
the burden of higher educa-
tion for Southern blacks.
Many of tlio.. schools still
ci\i-t, but their share of
black enrollment in the
region has slipped from 26
percent to 19 percent over
the last decade.
"We've removed a lot of
the barriers and accepted
that we will have to provide
higher levels of learning
support in the short term,"
said Erroll Davis, who over-
sees the 33 institutions in
the University System of
Georgia. He noted that
innonr students arrive bn
campus with lower levels of
college preparedness on
Blacks represent 31.4
percent of all Georgia col-
lege students, about 1 per-
cent higher than the propor-
tion in the overall popula-
tion. The proportion of
blacks in the state university
system is about 24 percent _
higher than a decade ago but
still below the population as
The number of Hispanics
in higher education in the
South has also shot up
sharply over ili last.decade
- by about 71 percent to
about 5:.'..l000 in the region
lie board studied. But
unlike for bIlcl>., it remains
well bhi,\\ ie proportion of
Hispanics in the rcuion's
Nllioniill\. 25 percent of
Hispanics aged 18-to-24
attend t lll--!, compared to
33 percent of blacks and 44
plerc-nt of whites.That
means the rf.'.rle'l gro\\ing
m.1:jir group has the lowest
cillhr,-'.-jini rate, an
alarming IiIir,-I,.-un threat to
the I''IIl of increasing the
pilcIcI11l.:.e of workers with
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university a list of the areas
of non-compliance with
accreditation standards at
FAMU. The majority of the
items -dealt with financial
of the con-
s a e e
Board of James Ammons,
the university leadership
and staff and the Board of
Governors' Task Force have
been working to resolve,"
according to a written state-
ment from the university.
The actions by SACS
were "not unexpected" said
State University System
Chancellor Mark B.
"The accrediting body
gives great weight to the
financial strength of an
th Pres. of FAMU
said. "The chair of the
Board of Governors estab-
lished the FAMU Task
Force in March to help the
university reform its finan-
cial processes and proce-
He continued, "That
work is well under way. As
Ask Sheriff for Community
Meeting on Driver Profiling
Two Alachua County Commissioners
have requested that Alachua County Sheriff
Sadie Darnell schedule a community meet-
ing to address the issue of "driving while
black" and alleged discriminatory practices
b3 the Sheriff's deputies.
:The request came as Damell said she is
investigating the allegations. She added that
such charges can be unfair and represent
bias and discrimination against law enforce-
Commissioner Rodney Long urged the
establishment of dialogue with the commu-
"Perception becomes reality," he said.
"Many of our young African-American men
just do not have a good feeling about dealing
with law enforcement. Let's have a commu-
nity dialogue about it. Then we can begin to
understand how people feel. It's going to hit
the fan at some point, and all it takes is one
Allegations of heavy-handed tactics by
deputies arose two weeks ago when mem-
it proceeds, this effort will
help incoming President
James H. Ammons move
FAMU back into good
standing regarding SACS
The university statement
said, "We assure everyone
that we are working to
design a thorough response
to this crisis. However, this
action will take time."
Ammons said he has
asked the president of
SACS to provide the uni-
versity a "technical assis-
tance visit" for July 9-10 to
take a "close look to where
we are in advance to our
submission of the compli-
ance certification" to be
ready when SACS comes in
the spring. "This is some-
thing a lot of institutions do
not take advantage of,"
"I thought coming in
new, it would be helpful to
me to have that kind of visit
and the work that would
come out that visit to help
that short period as we sub-
mit that first report."
bers of an Archer family told commissioners
of incidents related to traffic stops involving
The Sheriff said she has spoken with
family members, several of whom were at
Tuesday's meeting, and is investigating. She
said her investigation will take more time to
But Darnell also spoke about the broader
allegation of bias and profiling by deputies
""When issues of bias are raised, it brings
a time when my duty is an onerous one.
Issues of bias cut deep and they cut several
ways," said Damell, reading from a pre-
pared statement, added she felt discrimina-
tion as a young female police officer when
female officers were rare. "In closing, I
assure you and the public that I do not con-
done discrimination and I will not tolerate it
by employees or toward my employees."
Commissioner Cynthia Chestnut said
relations between blacks and deputies
threaten to worsen unless emotions are vent-
ed through actions such as a community
Chestnut read a letter she received from
a black resident related how the woman's
college student son was ticketed three times
in one night by deputies.
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The Star July 14, 2007
* Bonds at the NAACP
Spike Lee's Latest
Spike Lee's Latest Film Highlights
Black American Soldiers in WW!!
Filmmaker Spike Lee announced plans
July 3 to work on a movie about the struggle
against Nazi occupiers in Italy during WWII
that he hopes will highlight the contribution
of Black American soldiers who fought and
died to liberate Europe.
The film will spotlight the courage of
Black soldiers who, despite suffering dis-
crimination back home, offered a contribu-
tion that has so far gone largely unnoticed in
other Hollywood movies, Lee said at a pres-
entation of the project in Rome.
"We have Black people who are fighting
for democracy who at the same time are
classified as second-class citizens," he said.
"That is why I'd like to do a film to show
how these brave Black men, despite all the
hardship they were going through, still
pushed that aside and fought for the greater
Based on the novel Miracle at St. Anna
by James McBride, the film tells the story of
four Black American soldiers, all members
of the U.S. Army's all-Black 92nd "Buffalo
Soldier" Division, who are trapped behind
enemy lines in an Italian village in Tuscany
Filming is planned in Tuscany, Rome
and the United States, where the film begins
and ends, Lee said. Shooting is expected to
start by the beginning of 2008, according to
producer Roberto Cicutto. Cicutto also said
the movie will cost $45 million (euro33 mil-
"This is a wonderful story and what
makes it even more wonderful is that it is
based upon true incidents," Lee said. "If you
look at the history of Hollywood, the Black
soldiers who fought World War II are invis-
The film also looks at the relationship
between the soldiers and the villagers, some
of whom are partisans.
"We had. good relationships with the
Italian people, they gave us a lot of informa-
tion," recalled 82-year-old William Perry
who, at 19, was an infantry soldier in the
Buffalo Division. "I'm not a hero, the heroes
are those buried in the American cemetery
in Florence. I hope this movie will put a pos-
itive spin on some of our activities here,"
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Filmmaker Spike Lee, left, and William Perry, 82,
who at the age of 19 was an infantrysoldier in
the Buffalo division, pose for the photographers,
The film, whose working title is also
Miracle at St. Anna, is based on some true
events, including the massacre of more than
500 civilians by SS troops in the village of
Sant'Anna di Stazzema in August 1944.
About 300 troops surrounded Sant'Anna,
which had been flooded with refugees,
ostensibly to hunt for partisans. Instead,
they rounded up and shot villagers, while
others were herded into basements and
enclosed spaces and killed with hand
Daughter of Fallen Detroit Police Officer
Visits Law Enforcement Officers Memorial
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She was only 6 when her
father,' a Detroit police offi-
cer, was killed while on
duty. Her father was an
undercover police officer
doing surveillance work on
a murder case when he was
shot twice in the back in
October 1993. He died 20
days later. He was 43.
Spruiel found his name at
the National Law
Spruiel, 19, traced the
letters "Norman E.
Spruiel" on a piece of
paper, one of the most
meaningful keepsakes she'll
take back from a trip to
Washington with 19 other
children and spouses of
police officers and firefight-
ers who died in the line of
duty. She plans to frame the
rubbing and keep it in her
"He loved doing what he
did, and it is nice to see his
sacrifice recognized, she
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and the others
scholarship winners, is a
junior at North Carolina
A&T State University and
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National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.
2001, the national program
has awarded more than
$500,000 in scholarships to
162 students-- all children
and spouses of local or state
government employees who
died in the line of duty.
"The fallen firefighters
and the fallen policemen
would be very proudto see
that their sacrifices have not
been 'forgotten," said Joan
McCallen, ICMA's chief
Spruiel, one of this year's
will use her award to contin-
ue pursuing a career in
chemical engineering. She
is a 400-meter runner and
competed in the NCAA
track championships last
"I flinched at the begin-
ning and didn't cry the first
day," Spruiel said yesterday.
She could not accept that
her father had died. "I
thought I was going to see
him again. It was disbelief."
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S Mr. Williams was able to sing from his new
CD which really turned the audience on,
Especially when he talked about how she had
Left him two years ago and now somebody
else is getting all of the things she had previ-
S. ously enjoyed. He now has his own record
Label and all of the songs on his CD were
written by he and his daughter.
When asked about his few years of not writ-
ing, he said that he used that time voluntarily
to spend time with his daughters and better
develop their relationship. He enjoys working with young people and devote a num-
ber of his hours helping young people who wish to get an education. He said that
parents need to reclaim their children to change the problems we are seeing among
our youth. Most of all, he said, fathers need to get back into the lives of their chil-
dren. Our children need love and guidance.
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and some are talking. The community has set up a watch-like organization to pro-
tect she and her son to avoid retaliation.
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light the importance of
high-quality summer learn-
ing programs, the
Commission and their
sponsored summer camps
hosted special programs
and events for their
campers on Thursday, July
12th, in recognition of
Learning Day" as pro-
claimed by Governor
The event was held at
Hope Haven at 9 a.m.,
located at 11789 Alden
Road; 10 a.m. at the Bridge
of Northeast Florida, locat-
ed at 320 W. Eight St.; 10
a.m. Lutheran Social
Services of Northeast
Florida, Inc., located at
6118 Bowden Road; and,
10 a.m. at Providence
Christian Fellowship, locat-
ed at 3012 W. 12th St.
This event was held for
Children enrolled in sum-
mer camp programs. JCC
Hope Haven, The Bridge
and Lutheran Social
Services camp sites and
was on-hand for interviews.
Children enrolled at
The Bridge camp site par-
ticipated in celebratory
activities including tennis
and outdoor games, story
time, life skills presenta-
tions, dance/step, karate, art
and other activities.
Lutheran Social Services
campers decorated ethnic
masks. Hope Haven, which
provides camp for special
needs children, offered
basic computer skills class-
es to the campers.
Fellowship campers per-
formed a play.
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SUMMER LEARNING DAY
WHEREAS, a wide array of public agencies, non-profit organizations.
schools, universities, museums, libraries, and summer camps across the
countryy wilt celebrate annual summer learning day, and
WHEREAS. this will be a day to reflect on the importance oi high quality
summer learning opportunities in the lives of young people and their
WHEREAS, summer learning day is designed to highlight the need for more
young people to be engaged in learning activities over the summer and to
support local summer programs that benefit children, families, and
WHEREAS. summer learning programs have been proven rl have a
meaningful impact on the education, health and safety of children;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Charlie Crist, Governor of tho Slate of Florida. do
hereby extend greetings and best wishes to all observing July 12, 2007 as
Summer Learning Day.
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Local High School Student to Attend
Presidential Classroom International Conference in Washington, D.C.
D.C. India Booker, a
student at Mandarin
High School, will attend
Classroom Future World
Leaders Summit July
22-28, 2007 in
P r e si d en t i a 1
Classroom's mission is
to provide the highest
quality civic education
programs for outstand-
ing high school students.
using Washington. D.C.
as a classroom. For near-
ly four decades, more
than 120.000 students
from across the United
States and around the
world have attended
insight and experience
from this extraordinary
Classroom expands stu-
dents' knowledge of pol-
itics, government, and
roles and responsibilities
of institutions and organ-
izations involved in poli-
gain insights into the
complexities of the poli-
cy-making process, as
well as the interaction
entities and organiza-
tions around the world.
They experience the
inner workings of gov-
erunent and policy for-
through seminars and
site visits, in
Classroom is dedicated
to challenging the lead-
ers of tomorrow to learn,
understand and take
action on the formidable
problems that face our
nation and our world."
Director Elizabeth A.
Sherman. Ph.D. "With
Washington, D.C. as our
classroom, we attract
outstanding high school
students to a series of
discussions w ith influen-
tial leaders and policy
makers, site visits to
exercises and debates on
topics of prominent
importance, and interac-
tion with teachers, men-
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Choosing which col-
lege to attend is usually a
difficult decision for
anyone to make, but
when an African-
American student is con-
sidering attending a his-
torically black college or
university (HBCU), a
whole other set of family
and cultural issues are
There are many valid
reasons that favor one or
the other. Some are obvi-
ous differences. Parents
and their children have
to be honest with them-
selves and take a long,
hard look at the needs of
the student and how the
campus environment can
fulfill them. To help you
decide, here are some
questions to ask:
Do I know what's real-
ly important to me?
Look at the reasons
why you want a degree
and what you want to
achieve with it. Is the
choice to attend an
HBCU yours or you
family's? Do you have a
particular field of study
you want to pursue?
Sometimes students can
get so caught up in
applying to a particular
institution, they don't
realize it doesn't even
offer their major.
How will this campus
fit my plans for the
There's no substitute
for doing your home-
work about the campus-
es you're seriously con-
sidering. Know the repu-
tation of those campuses
in the community and
among employers and
the general population.
Find out about gradua-
tion, student retention,
and placement rates.
Does this campus have
the facilities and living
conditions that-suit my
Finding a campus
where you're comfort-
able is a big factor in
choosing a college.
What do you want in
campus facilities and
living conditions? For
instance, if you currently
attend a small private
high school in a subur-
ban setting, perhaps you
wouldn't like living on a
large urban campus with
peers who don't mirror
your kind of back-
What level of support
will I get on campus?
institutions where few
people are like them
should look at the avail-
able support systems and
organizations that will
be available to them.
Parents need to feel
comfortable with the
contact person on cam-
When all the factors
that determine the choice
of a college are laid out,
the bottom line is which
institution best meets
your needs. For some
dents, an HBCU is the
best choice. For others,
it's not. African-
reflect many back-
grounds, and there is no
single decision that will
be right for everyone.
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Baptist Church in
Detroit said the event
"This makes the
Foster said. "I'm grate-
ful that the NAACP has
embraced this moment."
John Street who stood in
the crowd watching the
ceremony said it sends
the right message across
"This word has been
used to denigrate, dehu-
Americans. If you can
kill this word, then peo-
ple can begin to be free
in a different kind of
way," Street said.
"There is no question
that the reach of this
message will reach
beyond. It is a simple
message that has great
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Q: Why did the chicken cross the
A: To show everyone that he was-
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Q: Why did the clock get sick ?
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Q: Did you hear about the silly
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A: He fell in the sink!
Q: Why don't sharks eat clowns?
A: Because they taste funny.
Q: What has 4 wheels and flys?
A: A garbage truck.
Q. What do you call someone who
hangs out with musicians?
A. A drummer.
Q:Why do cows like being told
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Q: Why did the baby strawberry
A: His mother was caught in a
Q: Why did the child study in the
A: He wanted a higher education!
Q: Why did the rubber chicken
cross the road?
A: She wanted to stretch her legs.
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delighted to welcome this student to join
Presidential Classroom for what promises to be a
vital step toward civic engagement and meaningful
participation in public leadership."
Presidential Classroom offers a flagship civic
education program, PC Scholars, as well as six spe-
cialized .focus weeks, including Media and
Democracy; Science, Technology and Public Policy;
Law and Justice in a Democracy; Entrepreneurship
and Global Business; National Security in a
Democracy; and the Future World Leaders Summit.
Interactive sessions with international policy-mak-
ers, diplomats, scientists, military leaders, journal-
ists, public officials and others, teach students about
the challenges and complexities of government and
Students work with their peers on a group proj-
ect throughout the week, applying new skills and
ideas immediately after learning them. They also
have the opportunity to earn college credit through
the University of Virginia for their week at
Presidential Classroom. Students graduate from
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skills and deeper understanding of politics, benefits
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Protect Your Family During Mosquito Season
(Family Features) Just one is all it takes. One mosquito bite can transmit West Nile
virus or other diseases. One tick bite can result in Lyme disease. In 2006 the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 3,887 cases of West Nile virus in
the United States, resulting in 120 deaths. And according to the National Institute of
Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), more than 100,000 cases of Lyme disease
have been reported here.
Traditional insect repellents can be effective, but.the potential health risks-espe-
cially to children-have many parents thinking twice about slathering man-made
chemicals on their kids' clothing, arms, legs and faces. The American Academy of
Pediatrics cautions against using products containing DEET on children less than *
years of age. And even for older children, it recommends avoiding application of DEET
to their face and hands. Yet children are the ones most vulnerable to insect stinging and
biting because their immune systems have not fully developed.
Aware of the restriction of traditional insect repellents, researchers have long worked
to uncover safer alternatives to repellents that contain DEET. They have discovered an
all-natural, plant-based insect repellent called Geraniol that not only is a safer choice
but, in many instances, is more effective for repelling insects than DEET. A 17-year
study revealed that Geraniol, the active ingredient in BugBand insect repellent prod-
ucts, is safe for children and pets, and can be used around food. BugBand distributes
Geraniol-based insect repellent in several forms, including wristbands (for everyday
use), and pump spray and towelettes (for heavier-duty applications).
"With the growing risk of West Nile Virus and Lyme disease, going without protecd-
tion when you're outside simply isn't an option," says BugBand president Dan Ritter.
Dr. Kimberly Thompson, a specialist in risk analysis at the Harvard School of Public
Health in Cambridge, Mass., says that vigilance is required in taking precautions
"It is best to take a holistic approach to mosquito control," says Thompson. "This
includes taking physical measures to reduce breeding grounds and risk, using pest con-
trol products properly when needed, and working within local communities to ensure
civic leaders are providing education about West Nile Virus and protection from mos-
She recommends the following 10 tips to protect yourself and your loved ones from
mosquito bites and possible infection by West Nile Virus:
1. Make sure doors and windows have tight-fitting screens. Repair or replace screens
that have tears or holes.
2. Use mosquito repellents on exposed skin whenever you are in an area where mos-
quitoes may be present. Repellents provide extra protection when exposed to mosqui-
toes and other disease-carrying insects.
3. Eliminate standing water, including clogged gutters, pool covers, empty wheel-
barrows and pools of water anywhere in the yard. Dispose of tin cans, plastic contain-
ers, ceramic pots or similar containers in which water may have accumulated. Be sure
to remove used tires, which are a common haven for mosquito breeding.
4. Remind or help neighbors eliminate breeding sites on their properties.
5. Wear long sleeves, long pants, socks and closed shoes when outdoors.
6. Encourage local officials to treat small ponds with larvacide and consider stock-
ing larger.ponds with larva-eating fish as additional control.
7. Ensure that organizers of summertime activities for youth and the elderly-such
as summer camps, park and recreation centers, and senior centers-are proactivelxi
using pest-control strategies and products.
8. Beware of the times when mosquitoes are most active, typically at dusk and dawn,
April through October, and avoid prime mosquito locations including marshes and wet-
9. Clean and chlorinate swimming pools, outdoor saunas and hot tubs. Keep them
covered when they aren't in use.
10. Learn more about your community's mosquito-control program. Ensure that local
community leaders are protecting the public through integrated mosquito management
For more information about how you can protect your family from insects, as well
as where you can purchase natural insect repellents, visit www.bugband.net.
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From Wall Street Journal
By Tara Parker-Pope Free
on television make
you eat more?
The question is cen-
rral to the debate about
\whether food marketing
to children is fueling the
S childhood obesity epi-
demic. while e T\ has
long been linked with
i-nactiviy and poor eat-
ing habits, a number of
health groups say food-industry advertising of fatty and sugary products
to kids is making kids overeat. Now, new research from Britain supports
the claim, showing that the type of advertising kids see on television can
make a dramatic difference in how much food they eat afterward.
In two similar studies, researchers in Liverpool compared the effects
Lpf television advertising on the eating habits of-152 kids between the,
ages of 5 and 11. In both studies, the kids watched 10 ads followed by a
cartoon. In one session, the kids saw ads for toys before they watched a
video. But in another session, the toy ads were replaced by food adver-
tising commonly aired with children's and family programming. After
both viewings, held two weeks apart, the kids were allowed to snack as
much as they wanted from a table of low-fat and high-fat snacks, includ-
ing grapes, cheese-flavored rice cakes, chocolate buttons and potato
After the 5-to-7-year-old kids saw the food ads, they ended up eat-
ing 14% to 17% more calories than after the toy ads, according to a
study published this month in the medical journal Appetite. But the
changes were even more dramatic among the 9-to-11-year-olds. They
ate from 84% to 134% more calories after being exposed to food ads
-ompared with their snack intake after watching toy advertising, accord-
ing to research presented in April at the European Congress on Obesity
meeting in Budapest.
Notably, in the study of older children, kids who were overweight or
obese not only ate more after viewing food ads, but they were more like-
ly to eat sugary and high-fat foods. "This suggests that overweight and
obese children are more susceptible to the messages they are exposed to
through food advertising on television," says Emma J. Boyland, an
author on both studies and researcher at the University of Liverpool's
Human Ingestive Behaviour Laboratory.
Next week, the Federal Trade Commission will hold a forum on the
issue of food marketing to kids and whether more regulation is needed.
"-ihe agency has found that 22% of the ads kids see are for food products.
Food companies have long -claimed that food advertising is about
building brand loyalty so a child will ask for Cheerios or Fruit Loops
while shopping with mom. But the Liverpool test showed that kids will
eat more of any type of food after seeing food ads on TV. None of the
foods on the table were included in the ads the kids watched.
Last month, Kellogg Co., which makes Fruit Loops, said it would
phase out advertising its products to children under age 12 unless the
foods meet specific nutrition guidelines. The company made the changes
after a lawsuit threat by the Boston-based Campaign for a Commercial-
Free Childhood and the food lobby group Center for Science in the
Public Interest. Walt Disney Co. has said it will only allow its characters
to be used in the advertising and marketing of healthy foods. And Kraft
Foods Inc. in 2005 also adopted nutritional guidelines for food ad\ ertis-
ing aimed at children.
The fact that a visual stimulus would prompt us to eat even if we're
not hungry makes sense from an evolutionary standpoint, says David A.
Levitsky, nutrition and psychology professor at Cornell Universi\- in'
Ithaca. N.Y.. \\ho is conducting a study this suLmmer measuring the food-
ad effect on adults. "From an evolutionary standpoint, if you see it you
better eat it because you don't kllow when it's not going to be there any-
more." says Dr. Levitskv. "-What the food companies have learned very
well is hox\ to take advantage of that process and get us to eat more by
show ing us food."
Because most parents can't monitor every ad their child is exposed
to. one solution is to simply make sure your child only has access to
healthy snacks after %watching TV. That way, a post-TV binge won't do
much damage. Notably. in the Liverpool studies, kids' consumption of
healthy foods. such as grapes and low-fat snacks, also jumped after see-
ing food ads.
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Florida Gospel Announcers Guild Commemoration Held for
Honors Locals at State Conference Ms. Edna M. Calhoun
This past weekend at the Florida Gospel Announcers Guild State Conference Bro. Jaye
Brummell was inducted as President of the Jacksonville Gospel Announcer Guild of the
Gospel Music Workshop of America Inc. founded by the Rev. James Cleveland. The cere-
mony took place this past weekend in West Palm Beach. Maria Dennis will serve as Vice
Chair of the international organization.
WCGL was awarded the highest award for a gospel station at the conference. Ms.
Deborah Maiden, owner and general manager of WCGL and Bishop Bruce Allen, Pastor of
The Church Fellowship and Gospel artist of the award winning Gospel Duo Allen and Allen
were present and inducted into the Florida Gospel Hall of Fame Gospel Announcers Guild.
The National Convention for the Gospel Music Workshop of America and Gospel
Announcers Guild will be in Orlando this year August 11th, through August 17th.
A group gathered at
American Beach at the
beautiful home of
Michael and Marsha
Phelts to honor Edna M.
Calhoun Saturday. It
was a significant affair
as each provided their
special memories of her.
Those in attendance had
shared a part of her life
either as a friend, mem-
ber of her many organi-
zatiogs or as a student.
Ms. Calhoun was a
Jacksonville native, who
after sharing her beauti-
Ms. Edna M.
(L) Maria Dennis of WCGL and Vice Chair of the international organization; (C) Ms. Deborah Maiden,
Owner of Radio Station WCGL-AM the oldest black owned radio station in Jacksonville; (R) Bro. Jaye
Brummell, President of the Jacksonville Gospel Announcer Guild (Below) Bishop Bruce Allen
( National Gospel Announcers Guild I
Purpose of GMWA Gospel Announcers Guild
To increase the penetration of gospel music in cities
and towns in America through a greater awareness of,
and a greater acceptance of, this original contributing art
form of Black America to American Music and the
To preserve and expand the rich, traditional heritage
components while increasing acceptance of ever-evolv-
ing contemporary expressions.
To establish an association that seeks to raise and
maintain a high level of quality and proficiency in reli-
gious broadcast presentations.
L-R Clara McLaughlin, Celia Miller and Marsha
Dean Phelts view the Howard University yearbook
that included the Dean, provided by Clara
McLaughlin, who was the Editor at the time.
ful personality with others as Dean of
Women at Florida A&M University and as
Assistant Dean of Students at Howard
University, returned to her hometown, upon
She served through the tumultuous times
of the "student revolution" of the late 60's
devotion to fairness.
Dean Calhoun w\as
also a pioneering men-
ber of the Nationa;
Association of Persontel
SWorkers founded in 1 Q9-
as the result of a mer&ie
,, of an association f
; '" women's deans and men's
deans at .'Negro" co-
leges, which later
changed its name to tlie
National Association f
She served as
President of NASAP and
was the chair of two of its national confer-
ences in Xashington. DC. She received the
Association's highest honors.
The flowing theme at the affair \\as her
lady-like personality that was a genuine part
of her, like a habit. She was always "a lady"
in her every move and she proudly passed
on her traits to all in her environment. Every
memory shared at
the event contained
that one theme and
a feeling of honor
and pride to have
been a part of her
life as a neighbor, a
friend, a member of
one of her many
organizations or as
a student under her Joan Jenkins of
leadership. To have Newport News, Virginia
known Edna M.
Calhoun was truly a significant key to being
a proud Black American, and each attendee
at her commemoration gathering gleamed
Mayor to Present
2007-2008 Budget and
There will be a Special
Meeting of the City
Council this Monda\ at
10:00 a.m., in the
Council Chambers, 1st
Floor, City Hall, St.
Mayor John Pe) ion
will present his 2007-
2008 Annual Budget
address to the
Council at this time. The
regular scheduled Rules
Committee meeting will
convene immediately fol-
lowing the Mayor's pres-
Mayor Peyton has
also announced that he
will propose three new
taxes next year to help
offset the anticipated
losses in property tax
The monthly fees for
residential liarhagi pick-
up, stormwater runoff,
and a JEA franchiseL fcc
are expected to rav.se
about $26.5 million for
Peyton promised not
to raise taxes or fees dur-
ing his first campaign for
mayor in 2003, but he
said he was left with no
alternative because of the
new state law.
The Jacksonvrle Transportation Authority continues to look for new ways to
improve the efficiency of its transit services. After reviewing the hundreds of
comments and suggestions from Transit Talk meetings, surveys and interviews
conducted with our riders and the public, JTA is proposing some route enhance-
ments. We invite you to attend any one of three pubic hearings to discuss
these proposed service changes (planned for September 2007).
P-2 Cassat-EdgewoodfTownsend: the P-2 will be spit into two routes and re-
named as WS-12 Cassat-Edgewood and AR-3 Townsend-Regency. The
AR-3 route will be extended to Regency Square and Arlington Library via
Southside Boulevard. New Sunday service will be added to the AR-3 along
1 with additional trips on weekdays and Saturdays. On the WS-12, frequency
may increase during morning and evening rush hours from every 60 minutes
to every 45 minutes.
J-1 University Park/Mandarin: the J-1 will be spit into two routes and renamed
SS-9 Mandarin and AR-S Arington-Regency. The AR-5 will be extended
along Ft. Caroline Road and Merrill Road to Wal-Mart and Regency Square
Mal in both directions AR-5 service will be extended on both weekdays
and Saturdays and new Sunday service added. Midday frequency on SS-9
wil be reduced from every 30 minutes to every 60 minutes (rush hour fre-
quency will remain at 30 minutes). Express trips will be added on SS-9
during rush hour periods.
AR-20 Arlington Connector. this route will be discontinued and replaced by the
new AR-3 and AR-5.
NS-33 AirJTA: this route will be extended to Rier City Marketplace before and
water stops at the Jacksonvile international Airport, One or two later evening
trips and Saturday service will also be added and other minor route and
schedule changes made.
R-1 South IBeacVFCCd Station: the route wil be renamed the BH-1 South
Beach and will no longer make stops at FCCJ-Kent Campus. There will be
other minor route and schedule adjustments.
BH-50 Beaches Commuter Express: begin new express service from JTA
Gateway Station to the downtown Rosa L Parks/FCCJ Transit Station to
J.T. Butler Blvd. and AIA May extend to Sawgrass complex in Porne Vedra
Beach. Four to six trips per day, seven days a week are planned.
Airport/Oceanway Ride Request: to provide weekend Ride Request services in
the Airport. IHighlands, Octranway. Blount Island, and San Mateo areas, the
1 AirpUflHtghlands Ride Request and the Oceanway Ride Request service
S arias will be combined (on Saturday and Sundays only). This special week-
end sevce will c-,iinr-cd rlh the P-7 and NS-14 buses at the Highlands
Squar.- Shopping Center evry i0 minutes
Ti7r will also be mInrs x ulo, andfor schedule adjustments to the R-6 Murray
Hill IRn(fV.V.y :sad Ilh r-$ Av riluMle-Regency.
Monday, July 23
Advanced Technology Center
101 W State Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Open House: 5-6 p. mn
Presentation: 6-7 p. m.
Wednesday July 25
South Mandarin Library
12125 San Jose Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL 32223
Open House: 5-6 p. R
Presentation: 6-7 p. m
Thursday, July 26
Regency Square Library
9900 Regency Sq. Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32218
Open House: 5-6 p.m.
Presentation: 6-7 p. m
Al interested persons or groups are encouraged to attend and participate. Pubic
participation is solicited without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national
origin, disability or familial status. This project is being developed in compliance
with Titles VI and VII! of the Cvil Rights Act.
Any person requiring special accommodations should contact Fred Haley at
904.630.3153 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org at least three days before the hearing.
Fred Haley, Service Planning Manager
Jacksonville Transportation Authority
100 N. Myrde Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida 32204
Telephone: (904) 630-3153 Fax (904) 630-3168
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fearless approach to reality-based subjects!
I feel there's a difference between honesty and not telling
the whole truth in a relationship. My husband has the ten-
dency to I was at the movies and saw my friend's fiance
with another man. I understand that people have trust and
free reign in their relationships but this wasn't normal. She
was holding his hand and acting as if they were in love.
I've been asked to be the best man in their wedding and now I'm stuck in this situa-
tion. I don't know if I should tell him she may be cheating or should I mind my busi-
ness and bow out of the wedding. What should I do?
Ex-Best Man (Paoli, PA)
Dear Best Man:
You should go ahead and spill the beans so that you and others can possibly save some
money. If you spend money on attire for the wedding and the bride is already cheat-
ing, they'll be headed for divorce soon. With true friendship comes loyalty and you
should do what a woman would do. Call your friend or take him to lunch and tell him
what you saw. Your conscience will be clear and he has the opportunity to make a deci-
sion and keep it moving.
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My friends are out of control. I'm afraid to be with them because they are getting bad
reputations. We were at a house party and they had' sex with a group of guys. The next
day gossip was so bad in our town that our families we're fighting because of rumors.
I didn't do anything at the party but now that my name is out there, I cut the friends
loose. They're mad at me and call me a traitor. How do I handle this because they're
my friends and I miss them?
Anonymous (Tampa, FL)
The decision you make depends on what you want in life. If you want to be viewed as
having loose morals, no class and a bad reputation, your current friends can make that
happen. Your friends and lifestyle are a direct reflection of your character which will
affect your employment and all of your relationships. If you want a good life with
decency and respect keep the current friends at arms length, find some new ones and
call it a day.
I'm a newlywed and I feel depressed now that I'm finally married. It seems as if the
excitement is gone and my husband is different than when he was a boyfriend. He
always tells me that he gave me what I wanted and to move on to something else. The
dates, gifts and spontaneous things have disappeared and it feels like I got a lot of
work in return. Is this normal for a new bride or am I setting my expectations too high?
Sad New Bride (Oklahoma City, OK)
Dear Sad Bride:
You wanted to be married when you wanted to be married and your boyfriend went
along with your demands to make you happy. Instead of pressuring him, you should've
let things flow and allowed him to get comfortable with the idea before taking the leap.
You can renew the spark in your relationship by taking the lead with creativity, a lot
of love and focus on goals and.the future. Keep your husband involved and you'll see
him coming around'slowly but surely.
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Draft of Proposed One Year Action Plan
FY October 1, 2007 September 30,2008
Pursuant 24 CFR Part 91, et al., Consolidated Submission-Action. Plan for Community Planning and Development Programs, each
jurisdiction must submit a Consolidated PI ui., iion Pl n it Il-eJiIl I-ii i) .~i least 45 days before the start of its program year as a
prerequisite to receiving funds underthe 1,irrrula pgjrl pr.'.parr, ia d l. '
Community Development Block Grant Program $6,931,490 Funds provide for neighborhood revitalization and affordable
housing programs, i.e., construction or reconstruction of infrastructure and public facilities, housing rehabilitation and public services.
At least 70 percent of funds must directly benefit persons whose income does not exceed 80 percent of median family income
HOME Investment Partnerships Program $3378.371 Funds activities designed to expand the supply of safe and affordable
housing. Includes rehabilitation and construction of rental and ownership housing, down payment and closing assistance for lower
income homebuyers, a CHDO set-aside at least (15%) and CHDO operating funds.
Emergency Shelter Grant Program $299,911. Funds activities designed to improve quality of existing emergency homeless
shelters by renovating, rehabilitating or converting emergency shelter buildings; providing essential services, operating costs and
supporting homeless prevention activities.
Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS $1,630,000 Funds housing assistance and supportive services for low-income
persons and their families living with HIV/AIDS; housing information services, acquisition, rehabilitation and repair of facilities, new
construction, project or tenaht-based rental assistance, short-term rent, mortgage and utility payments, and support services.
American Dream Down Payment Initiative $754363 The funds will be administered in conjunction with the HOME Program to
provide down payment, closing costs and principle reduction not Ito exceed $10,000 or 6% of the sales cost whichever is greater. If the
applicant requires additional subsidy, ADDI funds may be leveraged with HOME funds, the total of which will not exceed $14,999. In
addition, ADDI funds will be used with the HOME Purchase and Rehabilitation Program (HOME-PAR), which allows for down
payment, closing cost and principle reduction for the acquisition and rehabilitation of vacant and abandoned properties in target
neighborhoods, the total of which will not exceed $14,999. All acquisition and rehabilitation will be funded by private dollars
leveraged by local lenders.
TOTAL ALLOCATIONS $12,315,135
The Consolidated Plan Action Plan includes the following activities that are funded with program income and reprogrammed funds:
Catholic Charities, Inc, $60,788 CDBG funds will be used for staff and operational costs to coordinate a network of care to
provide housing counseling and emergency assistance to prevent 25,000 low and moderate income persons from becoming homeless.
Clara White Mission, Inc. $14.212 CDBG funds will be used fpr administrative costs to provide transitional housing, vocational
training, case management, and supportive services to homeless persons. Total CDBG fimunds dedicated to this program is $68,250.00
The purpose of the Consolidated Plan is to combine in a collaborative process, the planning, application and reporting aspects of
HUD's formula programs using the same program year. A complete submission must be made every five years and an Action Plan
submitted annually. Contents of the Plan include:
Form Application Resources Consultation and Citizen Participation
Geographic Distribution Certifications Homeless and Other Special Needs Activities
Program Specific Requirements Activities Monitoring
Copies of the draft of the City of Jacksonville's Proposed Action Plan can be found at the following locations:
Community Development Division, 214 N. Hogan Street, Suite 800
Jacksonville Public Library Main Branch, 303 N. Laura Street
_ww,.coi,net/DDtartmnent-s/Housing and Neighborhoods/Communitv Developrment/2007-2008 Action Planitimi.
Citizens wishing to comment on the draft may do so in writing to Kenneth M. Pinnix, Chief, Community Development
Division, 214 N. Hogap Street, Suite 800, Jacksonville, Florida 32202, by Sunday, August 11, 2007 (30-day comment
period). A public hearing regarding the Consolidated Plan-Action Plan will be held in Board Room 825 at the
Housing and Neighborhoods Department at the above address on Tuesday, July 24, 2007 at 6:00 PM. All citizens
are encouraged to participate.
If any non-English speaking persons, or persons with mobility, visual or hearing impairments wish to attend the public
hearing and have special needs, please notify the Community Development Division at 630-7030 in'advance so that
accommodations may be made.
Kerri Stewart, Director
Housing & Neighborhood Department
Faith of the Fearless
By Ester Davis
The first person to cross the United States in an air- "
plane was deaf. Cal Rodgers, a student of the Wright .
Brothers, reportedly had about 90 minutes of flight
training. He left New York on Sept. 17, 1911, and
arrived in California on Dec. 10, 1911, in a biplane
called the "Vin Fiz," which looked very similar to the rickety wood-frame and fab-
ric plane of the Wright Brothers. Rodgers, sitting on the front with no protection or
even a helmet, made it in 84 days with five major crashes and two engine explosions
along the way. A childhood bout with scarlet fever had left the young aviator deaf.
What rationale, in its proper place, would think you need to hear to fly?
The building of the Hoover Dam has always been a study of serious intrigue to
me. I have been to visit the final project several times. I still stand in wonderment.
The endless questions still linger. There is a list of the lives lost carved on a marble
slab, but was there anxiety, hesitation, cold feet, terror?
Some research revealed that there was a group of adventurers called "high
scalers," who had nerves of steel and were paid 75 cents an hour vs. the 50 cents an
hour paid to regular Hoover Dam workers. There were no hard hats, no safety nets,
no OSHA controls during this period in our history. The high scalers were former
sailors, Native Americans who lived in harsh terrain, and circus acrobats. Of course,
these men were selected for their proven courage, agility, delights of heights, not to
mention their physiques. I wonder, were these individuals driven by a higher octane
rush of adrenaline?
I attended the funeral of an African-American centenarian recently. The family
had many famous stories about her life, among which was a story of Bonnie and
Clyde, the notorious duo, being guests in her home. The underlying thought was that
the officers would not be looking for two white people in the home of a black fam-
ily. However, the thought does not escape the amount of faith required to be a cor-
dial hostess to known offenders. Can fear also be unspeakable strength?
Throughout history we have been amazed, dazzled and in awe at the daredevils,
their enthusiasm and taunting efforts to be the "best." Jumping through fire, crash-
ing cars, best fight, legal racing. The World StuntAwards one year went to a man and
woman who, hands cupped together, jumped out of a fifth-floor window. The Ozark
Mountain daredevils are a constant conversation piece.
Pilots are the most particularly competitive group, the stunt community creates
the action we required in movies, tornado chasers are truly misunderstood and the
good-looking lion tamer the cutest and bravest. The motorcycle stunt shows make
your heart skip a beat. The Blue Angels and Skycoasters have your nerves doing the
tango. But we go to watch anyway. Is it the thrill of it all that fascinates us?
Gov. Schwarzenegger's real claim to fame was his contribution to the explosive
action in his movies. (Speaking of movies, let me surely not forget the film crews,
who are the masters behind the scenes.) Evel Knievel wore us all out with his high-
ly publicized stunts and broken bones routine.
We could not get enough of Erik Weihenmayer, the one and only blind man who
ventured up Mount Everest, a mountain he could not see. All of these headliners feed
the public's eager interest and quest for "I-saw-it-but-I-don't-believe-it" outcry. But
again, do we consider them bold, daring, half-baked, desperate, thrill-crazed or
In our daily lives, we see many, many examples of the fearless and their faith. The
fearless live up to the true meaning of faith, which is daring the soul to go beyond
what the eyes can see. Faith is not rocket science, brain surgery or a library of books
analyzing how to get it.
Worry looks around. Sorry looks back. Faith looks up. What's your pleasure?
Ester Davis is a writer and a television host/producer. Watch for her shows online Fall
2006. She can be reached firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Florida's Beauty of America
Antina D. Sta-T[oid
Jacksonville's very own,
Beauties of America Florida
State titleholder, Antina
Stafford will be representing
the state of Florida in the
2007 National Beauties of
America Pageant. The event
will be held in Myrtle
Beach, SC from August 16th
-19th. Thank you
Jacksonville for your prayers
STUDENT ORIENTATION! NEW CLASSES! TUTOR
TRAINING! VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!
Learn to Read Jackson ille has created a ne\\ Orientation toi incoming students The
session is required at the start of the student's enrollment and will last approximately two
hours Orientations are offered: Tuesdays, July 17th at 10 a.m. 12 noon or Thursday.
July 19th at 6 p.m. 8 p.m. The Laubach \Wa3 to Cursive Writing \ ill no\\ be offered
as a class to qualifying Learn To Read students. This new class is open to higher-level stu-
dents and \\ill last approximatelN two months. Sessions will begin W\ednesday. July 25th
at 10:30 a.m. 11:30 a.m. and \\ill continue to meet onLe a week at l.cnar To Read until the
class concludes. The Internet Basics workshop p to qualify ing, studlet- I his one-ttme session
will review the basics of opening up a brow\ ser, using the address blar to find web pages, con-
ducting searches. and more! The \workshop will be held at Lcaiin Io Read. Saturday. July
28th at 9:30 a.m. 12 noon.
Tutors are needed for the upcoming Tutor Training held at I earn To Read! Training
prepare volunteerss to tutor in the Jacksonville Readi Adult Lilcrak.) program. Registration
is required for training and you music attend Class I and C(lass II Ior tutor certification.
The text Tutor: A Collaborative Approach to Lileracy Instruction \ ill be provided. Call the
LTR office and request a tutor infonnation packet to register ifrt the training or \ visit web for
more information. Next session 1ill be held: Class I is Thursday. Augusl 2nd at 5:30 p.m.
- 9:00 p.m.: Class II is Saturday, August 4th ai 9:00 a.m. 4:00 p.m.
Volunteers are needed for special e'ent planning! Planning committee, are being
formed for next year's e ents and volunteers are needed to fill the roles of promotion, gen-
eral planning, ticket sales, fundraising, etc If ou aIi e interested in participating in these
roles, call the office or visit the \eb to fill out a volunteerr application. Next e\ent to be
planned \ ill be Scrabble Soiree. Thursday, No ember 29th at St. John's Cathedral. This
e ent is held to honor the achie\ enents of students and the dedication of tutors and volun-
teers. More information coming soon.
Training are held at Learn To Read. Inc.. 2747 Art lluseum Dr.. #100, 'wo blocks
from Beach Bld., next door to Department of Children & Families.
Adults above the age of 16 not enrolled in another educational institution and need to
learn reading s-kills up to the fourth grade le el. are eligible for free classes, tutoring and
other seni ices, at LTR Studentsl must call to make an appointment for assessment of their
current reading le \ el and \\ ill then be enrolled into orientation to began the learning process.
Adults who are interested Ima, call (904) 399-8894 or isit Miw.lTK.JR.IX.org for more
information and make all appointment for lasessmlllet.
RISLEY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF '59 is having a WESTERN
CARIBBEAN CRUISE. Sailing August 27, 2007, for 5 days. Please call now
Sto reserve your space. Ask for Evelyn Gosha at (912) 265-2620.
I CLASS OF 1967 NB FORREST HIGH SCHOOL The Alumni of the
Class of 1967 from NB Forrest High School proudly announces the celebra-
tion of its 40th High School Class Reunion the weekend of July 20-21, 2007, .
to reunite with their friends and classmates from their youth. The homecom-
ing will be at the Crowne Plaza Downtown on the beautiful banks of the St.
John's River. Festivities and events will begin on Friday, July 20th for a Luau
I Dinner/Dance at the Crowne poolside at 7:00 pm. On Saturday, July 21, alum-
ni can choose from several day events that includes a golf outing, a jam music .
Safest or gathering in the hotel hospitality suite and concluding with an evening *,
Dinner/Dance at the Riverplace Tower in the River Room with a breathtaking-
ly beautiful panoramic view of the City of Jacksonville on the banks of the St.
John's River at 7:00 pm. For Reservations to join us for this memorable week-
end to renew friendships and make lasting ones, contact Reunion Classics at I
TEN STAR ALL STAR SUMMER BASKETBALL CAMP located at
I 2207 East Seventh St., Charlotte,'NC by invitation only. Boys and girls ages
10 19 are eligible to apply. Players from 50 states and 17 foreign countries
attended the 2006 camp. College basketball scholarships are possible for play-
ers selected to the All-American Team. Camp locations include: Glassboro,
NJ, Prescott, AZ, Thousand. Oaks, CA, Sterling, CO, Babson Park, FL,
Atlanta, GA, Champaign, IL, Ypsilanti, MI, Hickory, NC, Mitchell, SD,
Lebanon, TN, Commerce, TX, and Blacksburg, VA. There is also a Summer
Camp available for boys and girls ages 6 18 of all skill levels. For a free
brochure on these Summer Camps, please call (704) 373-0873.
HAVEN HOSPICE OF JACKSONVILLE is looking for volunteers and
Offers a variety of rewarding opportunities to reach out and help within your
community. Assignments are available to best suit your time, interest and
skills and include: patient/family care, administrative assistance, fund raising,
speakers bureau and community events. If you are interested in making a dif-
ference, please contact: Sandra Francis at (904) 733-9818 or (904) 465-0209.
FREE SUMMER STORIES AND MORE visit www.StatePoint.net to
download stories free of charge. Including 'Summer Guide' supplements and I
Timely 'Healthy Living' supplements. StatePoint.net offers links to top state
"News Readers Can Use," general interest features, monthly special supple-
ments, as well as crossword and Sudoku puzzles... all free-of charge.
CHILDREN'S HOME SOCIETY'S 24TH ANNUAL CARING CHEFS -
Sunday, October 21st at 7 9:30 p.m. at The Avenues Mall. Honorary chairs
this year are Lewis S. and Frances Childress Lee. Caring Chefs has raised
more than $2 million for CHS to help families for the First Coast. Thanks to
the generosity and support of the area's chefs, donors, volunteers and spon-
sors, 100 percent of all proceeds continuously benefit CHS. Chefs tickets are
$60 and include admission, food; drink and live entertainment. For more infor-
mation and sponsorship opportunities, contact Nanette Vallejos at (904) 493-
LIBRARY SUMMER HOURS Branch Libraries are Closed on Sundays in
June and July, as part of the library's regular Summer schedule. The Main
Library is open on Sundays in June and July.
STHE AMERICAN CULINARY FEDERATION FIRST COAST CHAP-
TER will host a Golf Tournament Wednesday, September 5th at Mill cove
Golf Course. We are asking all businesses to advertise by sponsoring a hole at -
$100 each. Tickets are $50 per person. The proceeds will benefit our local culi-
nary chapter, Apprentices from the Clara White Mission and F.C.C.J. North
Campus and a local charity. For additional information, please contact
Executive Chef Johnnie Jones, Genesis Cafe' and Catering at (904) 448-8434.
THE MENINAK CLUB OF JACKSONVILLE is accepting applications
for its Annual Charity Project Award. The $30,000 grant will be awarded to a
Charity organization in the Duval County area that serves underprivileged or ::
handicapped children and must be used for a capital improvement, the dead- .
line for submitting an application is Monday, July 16, 2007. Applications can
be obtained from the Meninak club by calling Cathy Hill at (904) 745-3393 or
email@example.com. July 16th is application deadline; August 27 select
three finalists; September 17th winner announced. Special Note: Include a
cover page with the following specific information: (1) Exact amount of funds i
requested; (2) Detailed description of project; (3) Who the project will benefit
(i.e., how many, age range, special needs). '
SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM KICKS OFF Tuesday, May 29th through
Friday, August 17th. Look for the "Free Lunch Served Here" banner. A com-
plete list of Summer Lunch Program sites is available at www.jaxkids.org. For
more information, call the JCC at (904) 630-6400.
ATTENTION FORMER RESIDENTS OF THE ROOSEVELT APART-
MENTS/VENUS, MARS COURT AREA a Reunion Event has been sched-
uled for residents who lived in the neighborhood from 1950 thru 1975 who
lived between Myrtle Ave. and Boulevard, and from 8th Street to 21st Street.
The event will be held September 15th from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at The Place,
located at 1754 N. Main Street. You still have time to be included in the fes- ::
tivities; as we will meet at the Graham Branch Library, at 3 p.m. on July 21st ;.
and again on August 18th. For additional information, please contact Jeff .;
Cooper at (904) 608-6902 or Joyce Smith at (904) 703-2751.
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SPECIAL MEETING OF THE COUNCIL: Mayor's 2007-2008 Annual .
A Special Meeting of the Council will be held on Monday, July 16, 2007 at 10:00
a.m., in the Council Chambers, 1st Floor, City Hall, St. James Building. Mayor John ;
Peyton will present his 2007-2008 Annual Budget address to the Jacksonville Citys,,
Council at this time. The regular scheduled Rules Committee meeting will convene ^
immediately following the Mayor's presentation.
Council Member attendance is mandatory so please mark your calendars ,
accordingly. All other interested parties are invited to attend.
If you have any questions, please call Sarah Balme, Executive Council Assistant ,
at 630-1380. :
Announcements, meetings, happenings, and community events scheduled
in Jacksonville and the surrounding area.
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JULY 14 2007
The Star July 14, 2007
* Maryland Ex-Felons Vote
'* FAMU Law Student Dies
13-Yr-Old Drag Racer
Maryland Ex-Felons See New FAMU Law Student & Son Amon
M aFelons See Ne Plane Crash Fatalities in Sanford
meaning to Independence Day he ragc prvae airplane
crash in Sanford earlier this week
For a few Maryland residents, freedom
became more than just a word or an abstract
concept just two days before the Fourth of
Empowered by a new state law that
relaxed voting restrictions on ex-felons, five
'former inmates gathered at the Baltimore
City Board of Elections on July 2, the day
after the law took effect, to
celebrate another step in
their re-entry and to formal-
The first-time voters,
.wearing black T-shirts ,
imprinted with "Maryland
Got Democracy!" the name
of a registration campaign ,
targeting former prisoners,
are also registering in time 's
to affect city-wide elections "
for Mayor and City Council Walter Lomax reg
'that will take place in the the first time after
fall. years in prison.
"Today is my
Independence Day," said Kimberly Haven,
executive director of Justice Maryland, a
statewide prison reform advocacy organiza-
tion that was instrumental in pushing for the
"Today, as we walk through these doors,
we begin the process of restoring our votes
and reclaiming our voices."
The new law, passed by the General
Assembly and signed into law by Gov.
Martin O'Malley in April, removes a three-
year waiting period that applied to people
with multiple felonies once. they had com-
pleted parole and probation requirements.
The Sentencing Project, a Washington,
D.C.-based research and advocacy for
reform organization, estimates that more
than 110,000 ex-felons in Maryland are pre-
vented from voting because of their record,
including over 52,000 who have completed
their full sentence. That organization esti-
mates that Florida has over 950,000 ex-
felons who are precluded from voting pend-
ing administration of Governor Crist's
Organizers of the "Maryland Got
Democracy!" campaign a coalition of
groups that includes Justice Maryland, the
American Civil Liberties Union and the
NAACP are hoping to reach those poten-
tial voters before the Aug. 21 registration
deadline for new voters.
To reach that goal, they plan to educate
voter registration groups about the new law
and to reach out to social service organiza-
tions whose clients may include former pris-
oners. Their efforts will also include a rally
set for July 21 in downtown Baltimore.
Meanwhile, Haven, released from prison
The Alabama Supreme
;Court has ruled that state
.and local election officials
have violated the state con-
stitution and laws, causing
the loss of voting rights for
The ruling in Gooden v.
Chapman, resulted from a
class action law suit filed on
behalf of Richard Gooden
and Angela Thomas by the
NAACP Legal Defense
(LDF) and Education Fund
and Alabama attorney
According to an LDF
Statement, "The suit chal-
lenged the unlawful denial
of the right to vote to eligi-
ble voters with felony con-
The court agreed that the
Secretary of State and
in 2001, proclaimed it "a new day" and "a
historic moment" as she fought back tears.
"I said I wasn't going to cry today, but
today is the fulfillment of a six-year journey
for me," she said.
Haven, 46, was, joined in registering by
Marlo A. Hargrove Sr., David Waller and
Hargrove, a 34-year-old
father of four who works
S. for a re-entry program for
ex-offenders, said he "felt
lost" without the ability to
"Even after returning
home from prison, maybe,
just maybe, my vote could
have opened a new recre-
ational center instead of
penitentiary," he said. "My,
sters to vote for vote could have built a new.
spending 39 playground instead of a
Waller, who also works
for a re-entry program, registered along with
his 18-year-old son, Christian Montague.
"According to the state of Maryland, I,
was not a full citizen," said Waller, 50. "In
my eyes, I wasn't a full citizen.... Today, all
Waller, who, in 2000, finished his sen-
tence, including parole and probation, said
he was "apprehensive" at first about regis-
"I didn't know what to expect. I've never
voted before. I've never been in here," he
said. "This is all new stuff."
But he said that he now feels more of a
need to stay informed about the candidates
"Where before I could walk away from it
because it wasn't something I was interested
in, now I want to hear what people are say-
ing," he said. "I want to know what the posi-
tion of a politician is. I want to investigate
them because my vote is valuable."
Walter Lomax, who was ordered
released by a Circuit Court judge last
December after serving 39-years in prison
for a murder he denies being involved in,
Lomax, 60, said he grew to understand
importance of the political process while
imprisoned, and was among a group of
inmates who educated themselves about
their legislative districts and state represen-
"For me personally, I understood that
there were three significant things to me
feeling complete in society, and that was the
social, the economic and the political," he
said. "Politics, for the most part, controls
Jefferson County registrar
ignorede] the distinction
[as to which felony offenses
involve moral turpitude]
altogether," and "did not
attempt to apply the clear
language" of Alabama's
"We filed this case for
only one reason and the
Supreme Court's ruling
today makes clear that state
and local election officials
must follow the state's con-
stitution and laws by per-
mitting eligible people with
felony convictions to vote ,
that's all we wanted," said
Ryan Haygood, LDF assis-
tant counsel in a statement.
According to the LDF,
"the plaintiff, Richard
Gooden, was not permitted
to register to vote in
Alabama until passage of
the Voting Rights Act in
1965. Until that time,
Alabama relentlessly and
efforts to deny voting and
office holding to Blacks.
Mr. Gooden was registered
to vote from the mid-1960s
until 2000, when he was
convicted of felony DUI."
The denial was illegal
because Alabama law only
disqualifies people whose
felony convictions involve
"moral turpitude," which
the statute did not define,
states the LDF. "The
Secretary of State, however,
had effectively expanded
the reach of the law by
instructing voter registrars
to refuse registration to all
people with felony convic-
The LDF states that
specifically, in addition to
felony DUI, the other
felony offenses that do not
result in a loss of voting
rights in Alabama include
"felony possession of
drugs, violation of liquor
laws, assault and battery,
speeding, trespass to land,
attempted burglary and
doing business without a
left the Florida A&M University
College of Law family mourning
the tragic death of first-year law
student Janise Joseph Woodard,
24, who along with her 6-month-
old son, Joseph, died in the fire at
their Sanford home yesterday
morning after a neighbor's house
was struck by the small airplane.
Officials reported that a plane
that was attempting an emer-
gency landing at the Orlando
Sanford International Airport
struck one home that burst into
flames and later spread to Joseph's home.
Last night, five people were killed; the
pilot, his passenger, Joseph, her infant'son.
and a 4-year-old girl. At least three others --
the girl's brother and parents -- were critical-
Joseph, a student in the FAMU College:
of Law's Part-Time Evening Program, was
scheduled to attend class last night. When
Racing is No Drag
to 13-yo Dimetrious
Linwood Morris had
been involved with drag
racing since his late teens
and into his early 40s, start-
ing on the street and eventu-
ally running on drag strips.
Linwood's passion for the
sport was passed to'his son
Dimetrious, who had been
going to the race track with
his 'father since he was 5
Only this was different.
This time, it was
Dimetrious getting ready to
run, as a 10-year-old, in
.something called a junior
Sdragster. But the stares were
was the only African-
American in a field of about
50 junior drag racers.
SWhen Dimetrious would
win, or outrun another jun-
ior racer, he'd sometimes
get coldly greeted by a turn
of the back when he extend-
ed his hand. The Morrises
could see fingers pointing at
them or hear racial remarks.
After beating more expen-
sive cars, and being on the
circuit for 3 years now,
that's all changed.
As a 13-year-old on the
super pro 13-17 (year-olds)
circuit, Dimetrious has
begrudgingly earned hand-
shakes and hellos from the
very racers who once
ignored him. He's currently
in eighth place, out of 32
racers in the Junior Dragster
Northeast Division out of
Atco (N.J.) Raceway. The
top five receive a winner's
jacket at the end of the sea-
son, which runs from March
until November, competing
mostly on weekends.
"It is a complete reversal
from the first time I got in
the track," recalls
Dimetrious, who is home-
schooled and lives in
Yeadon. "Everyone I've
faced the last 2 years, they'll
shake my hand. I never got
angry over what happened.
My opinion is people will
think what they want to
think. As long I'm able to
race and win, I don't let that
other stuff bother me. But
the respect is there now. If I
lose, I might be mad, but I'll
shake someone's hand."
Dimetrious has never
been afraid of going fast. It
might have made his mother,
Madeline, a little nervous at
first, but she adjusted.
"You can't have any
fear," said Linwood, 52,
who was a SEPTA manager
for 12 years. "Some people
try to learn not to have fear,
but with Dimetrious, proba-
bly going with me to the
track all of the time, you
watch someone go by at
300 mph, it's a blink of the
eye. There was no fear of
the speed. It's the drag-rac-
ing life. I just wanted to
open the doors and see if he
wanted to pursue this. He
likes it. He's always liked
Airplane Crash Scene in Sanford, Florida
her Criminal Law class convened at 6:30
p.m., administrators and professors were
there to break the news and express condo-
lences to Joseph's classmates.
The plane was carrying Bruce Kennedy,
a Daytona Beach-area plastic surgeon who
was married to a NASCAR executive; and
Michael Klemm, a NASCAR pilot.
It all started when
Dimetrious saw a junior
dragster on display.at a race
he was attending with
Linwood. He bugged his
father until Linwood gave
in and bought him a used
junior dragster for $4,000.
Racing junior dragsters
can be pricey. Dimetrious'
newest car, which Linwood
bought used last year, cost
$7,500. New junior drag-
sters can run around
$15,000 to $25,000. The
required NHRA license fee
is $50. Junior dragsters run
on racing alcohol, which
costs $5 per gallon.
The Morrises succeed
despite some obstacles.
They travel with the car on a
flatbed, while most com-
petitors travel with mobile
campers or enclosed trailers
to protect the car.
It's what Linwood can
afford on what he receives
on workman's compensa-
tion, although it's never got-
ten in the way. Dimetrious
has run everywhere from
Atco to Englishtown, N.J.,
to Cecil County, Md.
"The bottom line is that
Dimetrious is having fun,"
Linwood said. "When he
was 12, we found another
used car and we've been
pretty lucky with it so far.
The motor runs well. He's
been really flying around
with it. But it is tough. We
make a lot of requests and
I'm on the phone with a lot
of people still looking for
sponsors and money. It is
pricey. We have a lot of
stickers from sponsors all
over the car now. We're hop-
ing with our proven record
maybe someone some day
will. come forward and
maybe help out with more
of the costs."
In the meantime,
Dimetrious keeps running -
Regional News Briefs
Cats win in Key West Hemingway's six-toed cats may stay.
Key West, FL City officials have sided with Erest'Hemingway's former home
and its celebrated six-toed felines in its cat fight with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The Key West City Commission exempted the home from a city law prohibiting more
than four domestic animals per household. About 50 cats live there.
The house has been locked in a dispute with the USDA, which claims the museum is
an "exhibitor" of cats and needs a special license, a claim the home disputes.
The cats are descendants of a six-toed cat given as a gift to the writer in 1935.
The Star July 14, 2007
All Star game
Barry Bonds has made it official. Bonds, who at 42
years, 11 months, 16 days became the oldest All-Star
starter has announced that he will not pursue the record
of being the oldest All Star player. That record is held by
Satchel Paige who was elected as an All Star at 49.
Cal Ripken, the honorary Captain of the American
League team, speaks \ ith a sense of authority when he
talks about durability. Ripken marveled at Giants short-
stop Omar Vizquel who is 40.
"It doesn't surprise me that he's playing at 40 years
old because he takes care of himself," said Ripken, "In
my opinion, he's one of the best shortstops in my era, so
I would certainly consider himself a Hall of Famer."
If someone should knows about taking care of them-
selves, it's Cal Ripken who played in 2,632 consecutive
games, a record that is likely to stand for as long as any-
one can imagine.
Chasing The Record
To avoid a scenario where Barry Bonds is booed
when he breaks Hank Aaron's record on the road, the
Giants are hoping the blast comes in San Francisco,
where Barry is still cheered despite his connection to the
BALCO steroids scandal.
In 1974, the Braves tried to keep Aaron out of the
lineup the season's first series in Cincinnati to make sure
he would break the Babe's record in Atlanta, but then-
Commissioner Bowie Kuhn ordered Aaron to play two
of three games. Aaron homered in his first at-bat to tie
Ruth and set the record once the Braves returned to
Bud Selig says he trusts the Giants will not manipu-
late the schedule to make sure Bonds hits his record
homer at home. Bruce Bochy, however, has all but
admitted that he'll try to push for a situation in which
Bonds hits the record-breaker at home.
Kuhn attended the game when Hank tied Ruth's
record, but he was a no-show for the record-breaker and
was heavily criticized for it.
Selig said he still hasn't decided if he'll be on hand for
Sports News Briefs
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Darius the Jaguars' all-time leading tackler (858
stops, 553 solo) had spent his entire nine-year NFL
career with the Jaguars, who drafted him in the first
round in 1998, before being released by the team June
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fine passing shot but Williams smashed the
second out of reach.
Bartoli came under siege early in the sec-
ond set and initially dug herself out of trou-
ble with a series of crisp forehands, only to
then be broken by a thunderous Williams
Play was interrupt-
ed when the former
junior French Open
treatment on an array
of blisters on her left
foot and Williams fol-
lowed suit, receiving
attention to her left leg.
Bartoli was first up
on her feet and 'she
grew impatient waiting
bledon Champion for Williams, whose
thigh was now heavily
When play finally resumed, Bartoli raced
through her serve and caught the eye with a
precise lob which left Williams stranded.
But she conceded three break points in
the sixth with Williams smashing a vicious
backhand to claim the third.
Serving for the set, the American ended
Bartoli's resistance with an unstoppable
serve to take the set 6-1 and the title.
Williams admitted the victory was made
all the sweeter by her season-long struggle
with a wrist injury that has affected her
She said: "I have so many people to
thank. My sister Serena inspired me by win-
ning the Australian Open at the start of the
year. I wanted to be like her.
"My mum helped me out in the first
round and my family knows what I went
through when I was off with the injury.
"It was a long road back with some tough
losses to take. But itwas great to be here and
Marion was a really tough opponent.
"It's so exciting to win four titles. I
always believed I could do it, but to actually'
do it is something different completely."
Williams was delighted to be the first
women's champion to receive equal prize
money at Wimbledon.
She said: "Growing up I always said how
much I wanted to win Wimbledon and it was
so important to get equal prize money.
"Billie Jean King did so much to get
equal prize money and she has done so
much for women's tennis in general, Now
we're playing under equal terms."
Serena William, Venus' sister was seeded
#7 jut lost in the quarterfinals.
Ichiro Suzuki sped around the bases as the ball bounced
away from Ken Griffey Jr. for the first inside-the-park home
run in All-Star Game history. On a night of tricky hops,
Suzuki and the American League rebounded to win as
usual it's 10th straight..
His two-run homer in the fifth inning put the AL ahead,
then Carl Crawford and Victor Martinez added convention-
al shots and the Americans held on for a 5-4 victory over the
"I thought it was going to go over the fence," Suzuki said
through a translator. "When it didn't, I was really bummed."
Suzuki's home run ball smudged with green and red
and signed by the Japanese star immediately was handed
over to the Hall of Fame.
And the drama continued.
Alfonso Soriano hit a two-out, two-run homer in the
ninth that made it 5-4, and the NL loaded the bases on three
walks. Angels closer Francisco Rodriguez then retired
Aaron Rowand on a routine fly to right, for a save.
Soriano, who joined Frank Robinson as the only player
to hit All-Star homers with each league, connected off
Seattle closer J.J. Putz, who then walked J.J. Hardy,
Rodriguez relieved and walked Lee on a full count --
Leyland screamed at first-base umpire Charlie Reliford
about a check swing. A walk to Orlando Hudson loaded the
bases before Rowand's fly ended it.
Willie Mays, Bonds' godfather, was honored-with a
touching tribute before the game; In the Say Hey Kid's day,
the NL ruled All-Star games but not anymore. The AL
closed to 40-36-2 and improved to 5-0 since the All-Star
winner received home-field advantage in the World Series.
"It's good. I'm glad it's
over," McNair said as he
left the courtroom.
McNair, was of course,
talking about.the the drunk-
en-driving charge against
the Baltimore Ravens quar-
terback which was dropped
Tuesday because a related
DUI charge against his
brother-in-law was reduced
to reckless driving in a plea
The Raven's star
Quarterback .was a passen-
ger when Nashville police
stopped his pickup back in
May for speeding. The for-
mer Tennessee Titan was
charged because police said
McNair allowed his vehicle
to' be driven by someone
who was inebriated, broth-
er-in-law Jamie Cartwright.
Cartwright refused to
take a breath test and was
charged with drunken driv-
Police said he acknowl-
edged drinking two beers,
smelled of alcohol and
failed a field sobriety test.
Cartwright will serve two
days in jail within a month,
pay a $350 fine and attend
DUI charge was dropped
with his plea bargain, the
charge against McNair was
When asked whether he
would change how he han-
dles himself when he goes
out at night, McNair did not
The Ravens released a
statement from the quarter-
back a couple of hours later.
"I said before today that
I thought I did the right
thing that night, and the
court process had to play
out," McNair's statement
The Ravens also were
happy to see the case end
and look forward to having
McNair in training camp
later this month.
23rd Seeded Venus Williams
Storms Back to Take Wimbledon
Barry Bonds goes O-for-2, flying out to right in the first
Despite the voice of critics who has said
her best tennis was behind her, 23rd seed
Venus Williams claimed her fourth
Wimbledon singles title with an efficient 6-
4 6-1 victory over Marion Bartoli on Centre
Competing in her sixth final at the All
England Club, Venus
overpowered her 22-
year-old opponent with
a display which was
ruthlessly effective at
The American met
with stubborn resist-
ance throughout as
Bartoli, who was clear-
ly fatigued from yester-
day's epic triumph over ..
number one seed Venus Williams Wi
Justine Henin, battled
bravely for every point.
Bartoli had produced one of the biggest
upsets in Wimbledon history in .toppling
Henin but there was to be no fairytale end-
ing to her fifth appearance at SW19 and best
run at a Grand Slam event.
But she had made history by contesting
the lowest-ranked women's final at the All
England Club Williams was seeded 23 and
Williams sounded an ominous warning
when she blazed through the opening game
by winning every point, and then picked
apart Bartoli's serve in the second.
The Frenchwoman, ranked 19 in the
world, looked nervous and double faulted on
break point to hand Williams a 2-0 lead.
Williams was glued to the baseline where
she could overpower her opponent with a
string of accurate, powerful strokes.
With her stamina sapped by yesterday's
epic against Henin, Bartoli double faulted
once again to concede another break point in
the fourth only for Williams to squander
the opportunity with a long forehand.
It was Williams' turn to double fault in
the fifth, conceding two break points and
hlilting the second long to haul her opponent
back into the set.
The American's error-count was growing
-. c.ibil as her earlier authority vanished,
lri-L'cl as a result of the resistance offered
Bartoli was serving to save the set in the
10th and she wilted in the face of a ferocious
',,i.l:.I,'ht from Williams, who accompanied
every shot with a loud cry of intent.
A double fault handed the 27-year-old
two set I ,(,a The first was saved with a
ose Res gs w a
Jose Reyes goes 3-for-4 with a run and a stolen base for the NL.
7 .. .. : -. I
* The All Star Game
Venus Williams Wimbledon
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HOROS PO :
JULY 14, 2007 JULY 20, 2007
Source: Black Press of America
March 21st thru April 19th
Ask for second opinions and shop
around this week; it will be worth the
time in savings. Something. at your
workplace may cause you a momentary
qualm, but it's really nothing but high
spirits from co-workers. Don't look for
trouble! The present moment is rich
with romantic promise.
Soul Affirmation: I change who I am
by changing where I am going.
Lucky Numbers: 4, 17, 20
April 20th thru May 20th
During the next few weeks you'll find
yourself wanting to RUSH around. Try
to take it easy instead. Everything will
happen according to plan, and you'll feel
much calmer and happier with yourself
and with others!
Soul Affirmation: I let myself experi-
ence my true ambitions this week.
Lucky Numbers: 18, 24, 37
May 21st thru June 21st
Get any negative energy out of the way
quickly by turning a situation into a
solution. your mind will intuitively
find the best answer if you focus on a
resolution instead of a problem. A part-
ner or best friend brings a extra glow to
your, as your thoughts and feelings are
Soul Affirmation: Being true to others
-is the way to be true to myself.
Lucky Numbers: 6, 13, 50
June 22nd thru July 22nd
Keep focused. Your attention is likely to
be distracted by someone's foolishness.
Your concentration is likely to be pulled
in many directions. Don't let yourself be
seduced by something that looks a
whole lot better than it'll turn out to be.
Soul Affirmation: I love who I am and
Lucky Numbers: 5, 23. 44
July 23rd thru Aug 22nd
You'll need all the expertise you possess
to deal with the distractions that will
come into your life this week. Float on the
surface of things. If you go deep you
could get lost chasing after clarifications
that are not going to come. Seek compen-
sation from a relationship that has a long
Soul Affirmation: Forgetting past injus-
tices is my keep to a happier future.
Lucky Numbers: 8, 21, 50
Aug 23rd thru Sept 22nd
Some people around ydu may be a little
grumpy, but you are still in the mood to
behold the glad tidings that you feel in
your heart. Let the positive predominate.
Your family is happy and well, and so are
you... think about it, and enjoy a lovely,
Soul Affirmation: I smile as I think about
far away paces.
Lucky Numbers: 178, 19, 40
Sept 23rd thru Oct 22nd
Take care of a number of minor matters
this week; you'll feel as if you've happily
accomplished the tasks of Hercules when
they are all cleared up and put tidily away.
Your ideas and words are very well-
received; speak your mind this week. You
are the social one!
Soul Affirmation: Appreciation leads to
Lucky Numbers: 6, 44, 55
Oct 23rd thru Nov 21st
Happy-happy-joy-joy. You'll have a song
on your lips this week as you make your
way easily through a thicket of tasks and
obligations. This .week brings a surprise
from a partner...anticipate it with a glad
Soul Affirmation: I open myself upfor a
Lucky Numbers: 3, 31, 46
Nov 22nd thru Dec 21st
Steer clear of argumentative folks this
week, and let yourself flow with the
energy that is spectacularly positive for
launching new project plans. Happiness
at home is almost a given this week. You
may be feeling festive at a late-night
Soul Affirmation: New insights create
new directions and a new cast of
Lucky Numbers: 9, 20, 54
Dec 22nd thru Jan 19th
Watch for surges in energy that encour-
age you to overdo it this week, You are
brimming over with energy, most of it
very positive. Take a walk to burn some
of the other kind of energy off and to
keep your mind free and clear. Harmony
rules at home this week.
Soul Affirmation: I getjoy from giving
Lucky Numbers: 33, 42, 51
Jan 20th thru Feb 18th
It's a very pleasant and wonderful week
of the year for you, Money matters go
well, and there is a very sweet harmony
between friends and family. Have fun in
the present moment, but don't go over-
Soul Affirmation: I let my spirit light
my path this week.
Lucky Numbers: 4, 13, 46,
Feb 19th thru March 20th
Lots of happy reasons for goofing off
this week. You'll be in a luxurious state
of mind, expansive and dreamy. Ideas
and dreams seem very real this week..
.enjoy them, and let yourself think about
how wonderful it will be when your
dreams come true this year.
Soul Affirmation: I focus on long-
range financial security this week.
Lucky Numbers: 22, 43, 50
sH .From Actual Police Reports
s Did You Hear About?
SOME HE-SAID SHE-SAID
STUFF an officer was dis-
patched to the 2100 block of
James Hall Dr. in reference to an
assault. Upon his arrival, he met
with the victim Ms. AS who
reported her former boyfriend,
Mr. AB, suspect, choked her and
punched her in the face. Ms. AS --
reported she and Mr. AB ended
their nearly two year relationship
approximately three months ago,
but stated she was 5 months preg-
nant with his child. The officer
did not notice any injuries from
the altercation. The victim stated
that the suspect came to her apartment and wanted to talk with her about
"some he-said, she-said stuff." She stated that some unknown female told Mr.
AB that she had been cheating on him during their relationship. Ms. AS stat-
ed that she told Mr. AB that the allegations were untrue and that she didn't
want to talk about them. She stated that's when she began to walk away and
he grabbed her arm and pulled her back and punched her in the face several
times and choked her to the point that she could no longer breathe. There were
two children in the house when the altercation occurred. The officer attempt-
ed to speak with the oldest child, however, he appeared to have a speech
impediment and was unable to under-
stand his statements. Ms. AS stated that
this was the. third time Mr. AB was phys-
ically violent toward her, but stated that
this was the first time the law was
"." ; involved. The officer left a message on
S the voice mail for the suspect to call him
back. The victim was given a case infor-
S- nation card.
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HOW DID THEY LET HIM GET
AWAY? an officer and back up was dis-
patched to the 1400 block of Manotak
Ave in reference to a dispute. Upon his arrival, he met with the victim who
stated she wanted to retrieve items from her apartment, but was afraid that her
ex-boyfriend, Mr. MLG suspect, might show up. They were girlfriend,
boyfriend on and off for four years. They also had a child in common. The
suspect was served an injunction for Repeat Domestic Violence for his fre-
quent violent attacks against the victim. The victim had moved to the current
residence in an attempt to get away from the suspect. The suspect has never
lived at this residence and does not have a key or access to the residence, the
victim stated that the suspect had never even been invited to come to the res-
idence. As we approached the residence the victim stated that the door was
open, a search did not immediately identify anyone having made entry. A
short time later the victim exited the resi-
dence screaming, "he's inside, he's inside."
As we entered the residence, the victim
said that he was in the hallway bathroom. ,
the officer opened the bathroom door ,:
encountering resistance as the door reached / ".-'
about halfway.open. The officer made ver-
bal command for the suspect to exit the
room with no response. The officers forced
their way into the bathroom where they
observed the suspect with items from the
home in his left hand. The officers attempt-
ed to take custody of the suspect, who upon first touch began to fight with
them. They attempted to subdue the suspect who fled out of the apartment and
South, South East through the apartment complex. Air3, K9 and numerous
units of JSO established a parameter and a thorough search of the area was
conducted. They were unsuccessful in locating the suspect. The victim was
given several handouts for assistance. It is now a warrant out for ihc suspect's
THEY TOOK MY CAR, MY CASH AND MY CELL An officer was dis-
patched to the 900 block of Maynard St. in reference to a stolen vehicle. Upon
his arrival, victim Mr. GW stated he had been robbed by two unknown sus-
pects with pistols. He stated that when he returned home from a club, where
he had won $1,500, he left the car running in the driveway. When he came
back outside, he stated that two guys with guns and ski masks on took his wal-
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let. He said that he fought with them and
they hit him in the head with the guns. He
said he ran to his father's house and could-
S n't call the police right away because his
cell phone was in the car. The victim could
S not come up with any paperwork to prove
She had a car. He said it was inside the vehi-
Scle and that it was a rental car. The officer
S called the rental company and did not get
"- .. an answer. The officer ask the victim to
contact the police when he got in touch
with the rental company.
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Victor Fields Delivers
The Vocal Goods!
By Rych McCain,
Photo: Courtesy of The
It is an early
and I scurry to get to
a breakfast interview
with vocalist Victor
Fields at the popular
Hotel in Universal
City, California. His
Roberson, who is also
a nationally noted
columnist, is one of
the few people who
can get this hardened
"night owl," up and
out that early. Fields
had just completed a
packed out stand at
B.B. King's Club on
the world famous
Universal City Walk
at Universal Studios.
We all meet, order
breakfast and talk.
Fields was in town
to promote his new
CD Thinking of You,
which features a
guest performance of
ist Richard Elliot and
two original compo-
sitions by noted jazz
artist Jeff Lorber. The
album also contains
some standards and
by Fields himself. In
this era of disposable
popular music with
month" idols, Fields
is a seasoned veteran
who has seriously
studied his craft and
sings songs with style
and substance while
striving to create a sig-
nificant body of work
that will stand the test
Fields was born in
Brooklyn, New York
and reared in
W o r ce s t e r
his mother exposed
him to classical, blues
and pop music. She
was also a singer and a
pianist. After attending
Bowdoin College as a
major, Fields relocated
to San Francisco
where he built a suc-
cessful business. In
1997 a mutual friend
introduced him to
Kashif. This led to
their collaboration on
his debut album
"Promise," which was
released on his inde-
pendent label Regina
Records (named after
his wife). Two more
CD's followed with
Billboard chart suc-
We mention real
singers vs. the video
type vocal mimes ear-
lier; do they help
impede what Fields
does? He responses,
"In a way it does, but
the way I look at it,
there is enough air for
everybody. If I go out-
side and breathe twen-
ty times and you
breathe once, there is
still enough air if you
want to take some
more breaths. It's real-
ly unfair to the artists
because I come from a
standpoint of old
school where the song
makes the sale. I think
they don't get the
opportunity to develop
the way maybe they
could have and maybe
they could become
"That's the thing for
them,", he continues,
"but from a pure enter-
tainment value the
public is not standing
up complaining about
it, they are watching
the videos, buying the
CD's and purchasing
the tickets so they're
being entertained but I
tell you man, if you
can get in and get it,
however you can get
it, bless your heart!"
From a strictly per-
sonal view, Fields
says, "I'm in it for a
whole different thing.
I mean I have a
lifestyle that most
musicians are aspir-
ing to have. I worked
first, music came sec-
ond. So I'm into it for
all of those other
things. "Fields honed
his talent via vocal
lessons, family train-
ing and paying dues
on the local club cir-
cuit. Now he is reap-
ing the benefits in the
form of record sales
and world wide tours.
Check out Fields
when he comes your
way, especially if you
appreciate the real
thing in vocal presen-
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By Rych McCain/ 'feed-
Racism As Usual In
The NAACP is concerned
(as always), with Hollywood's
lack of commitment to diversi-
ty. Despite lip service to the
contrary, Hollywood is still
woefully negligent when it
comes to promoting talent of
color to the networks and pro-
duction studios. The recently
announced fall TV season and a
soft summer film lineup cer-
tainly indicates a disconnect on
some level when it comes to
talent of color says Gil
Robertson IV, president of the
African American Film Critics
In an effort to quell a grow-
ing storm -of protest, the
NAACP, under the direction of
interim president Dennis
Courtland Hayes, recently
requested employment data
from all of the major talent
agencies in Hollywood that
will be included as part of the
organizations follow up to its
2003 landmark "Out of Focus,
Out of Sync" report. The major
agencies in Hollywood have
long failed to employ agents of
color and this environment has
created insensitivity to the
importance of diversity at the
networks and throughout the
entertainment industry, says
Be sure to watch for a new
AT&T commercial featuring a
group of children and teens that
include Aree Davis, Kylee
Russell and Khamani Griffin.
Yes, you guessed it! They are
from Rych McCain's family of
Child/Teen Artists. Also check
out young Kwesi Boakye who
is appearing in a new Burger
Hit vocal group "Soul for
Real," ("Candy Rain" and
"Every Little Thing You
Do"), has matured and
regrouped. Their new single
"One Man," featuring
Jadakiss has been released.
Their album The Unknown
will drop in November. From
the same "Tsunami Group"
PR camp, R&B singing/act-
ing ladies man "TQ' also has
a new single, "In My Lap. "
He also has four movies
coming out this year.
Talk To Me stars Don
Cheadle, Chiwetel Ejiofor,
Taraji P. Henson, Cedric
The Entertainer, Mike Epps,
Martin Sheen and Vondie
Curtis Hall. It is directed by
Kasi Lemmons. The story is
by Michael Genet and
screenplay by Michael
Genet and Rick Famuyiwa.
It was produced by Mark
Gordon, Sidney Kimmel,
Joe Fries and Josh
McLaughlin. This is an
embellished version of the
real life radio DJ Ralph
Waldo "Petey" Greene, Jr.,
who was one of the outspo-
ken originators of talk radio
back in the 60's Black Power
era in Washington DC. He
was managed by Dewey
Hughes at WOL-AM which
went on to become the flag-
ship station of Radio One
that his former wife Kathy
Petey Greene was a Black
Afrikan ex-con and ex-drug
addict who told it like it was
over the air. His in-your-face
style developed a huge lis-
tenership in the DC radio
market and later a national
TV market where he was a
local Emmy Award winner.
Don Cheadle plays Greene to
the hilt. Taraji P. Henson as
his ghetto sassy girlfriend
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Top Rated Primetime Programs Among
African-American TV Homes
Week of 07/02/07
1. CSI: Miami, CBS
2. Wife Swap, ABC
3. Friday Night Smackdown, CW
4. Law & Order: SVU, NBC
5. Girlfriends, CW
6. Hell's Kitchen, FOX
7. Smarter than a 5th Grader, Thu., FOX
8. The Game, CW
9. AMW: America Fights Back, FOX
10. Law & Order: SVU, Sun., NBC
Source: Nielsen Media Research
9 p.m. on
Lilly and Scot-
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i, case reads
like a prime-
time soap, so it's fitting that
former "Knots Landing" star
Donna Mills should be in-
volved. Mills plays the matri-
arch of a seemingly perfect
family with tons of money. Her
death in 1998 was ruled an
accident, but new evidence is.
8 p.m. on
In "I'm Com-
S ing Out,"
Week in New
York has Bet-
Ferrera) at loose ends. While
she hustles to make sure
Mode's runway show goes off
without incident, Betty learns
Daniel (Eric Mabius) has of--
fered Hilda (Ana Ortiz) a job
helping out with the show.
Michael Urie and Becki New-
ton also star.
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range as an actress.
She goes from a ghetto
hootchie to a mature
responsible woman by
the end of the film.
Ced The Entertainer is
.ln ever smooth DJ as
the Night Hawk.
Martin Sheen plays an
excellent station owner
Chiwetel Ejiofor was a
Hughes rounded out by
the ove'r-the-hill DJ
Sunny Jim played by
Vondie Curtis Hall. If
you are a nostalgic
60's buff or lived dur-
ing that time, this
movie is for you.
Brittany Snow, Taylor
Parks, Zac Efron,
Elijah Kelley, Allison
Janney, Jerry Stiller,
Paul Dooley and intro-
ducing Nikki Blonsky.
This is a feel good
musical about a TV
dance show that even-
grated during the early
60's era. The music
and choreography .is
"A-plus" and the act-
ing is as good. The
had several roles filled
by unknown actors
including the star
Nikki Blonsky who
made a very convinc-
ing debut. This is an
evening that the entire
family can enjoy.
Hit me up at feed-
tually becomes inte- Rych
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