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eum, Serious Racial Hate
Stephen T. Johns, 39, was described by those
who knew and worked with him as a warm per-
son with a wonderful smile. But that did not mat-
ter to James W. von Brunn, 88, a known white
supremacist who was anti-Semitic as he opened
fire with a rifle inside the U. S. Holocaust
Memorial Museum Wednesday, killing him.
Von Brunn has a racist, anti-Semitic Web site
and is author of a book, "Kill the Best Gentiles,"
. Johns, 39,
r veteran which alleges that there is a Jewish conspiracy to
uard, killed destroy the white gene pool.
SAccording to witness, as soon as von Brunn
walked into the door with his rifle, he began firing.
This shooting by James von Brunn, is the third recent-
ly, that appears to have political or ethnic underpin-
The FBI said they believe that von Brunn was acting
88, alone. This, according to callers and persons speaking
and about the incident, makes it most important that
President Obama stay away from hamburger stands and
other open public facilities where those present have not
Two Arrested in Eureka
Henry J. Duhart, 20, was killed dur-
ing the last week of May at Eureka
Gardens. It was the first homicide this
year in an area that was known for its
murders during the past few years.
Officers said the men killed Duhart
because of an on-going dispute. JSO
said they have the men talking about
and confessing to the crime on tape.
Both men had a gun, and both shot at
Duhart, resulting in his death.
Robbery on Tape
Tape shows man pointing gun.
This man came from around
the side of the Kangaroo
store with his hands in his
baggy pants pockets, walked
up to the truck, pulled out his
gun, and robbed the driver of
the pickup truck while he
was parked. According to
witness, he then ran behind
the business. It is believed
the robber lives in the 1800
block of E. 8th Street area.
Please call 866-845-TIPS if
you recognize him.
President uDama set
Stage for World Changes
President Obama's visit
to Lebanon was not sup-
posed to persuade the vot-
ers but it appears it did
help to swing Christian
voters from the militant
Shiite group and deliv-
President Obama ered election victory to a
pro-Western coalition in
Lebanon as his outreach to Muslims also lin-
gered in the minds of the voters.
Iran is mainly Persian and mostly Shiite
Muslim. Obama in his speech called for
togetherness. With his election, people world-
wide feel it is time for a change and it appears
that America's change with the election of
President Obama has affected-people in a pos-
itive way around the globe.
Big Improvement for
Clanzel Brown Center
Mayor Peyton and
Denise Lee along
with members of
JaxParks, held a
mony Wednesday for
City the expansion of the
Councilwoman Clanzel T. Brown
Denise Lee Community Center.
The Center, which
serves children and seniors, will have an
additional 3,500 square feet added to
allow seniors to have a dedicated space.
It will also relocate the kitchen so that it
can be accessible for both youth and
Clanzel T. Brown Community Center
is located at 4545 Moncrief Road. The
expansion is expected to be completed
by late spring of 2010.
To learn more about the expansion and
the center, call 904-630-CITY or visit
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Jacksonville's City Councilwoman Glorious
Johnson met with FMCRC Chair Al Pina and the
new Wells Fargo president (Florida) Shelley
Freeman to discuss a new community reinvestment
model to Jacksonville while in Miami Monday.
Wells Fargo has acquired Wachovia and agreed
during the meeting, to work for a change that will
bring 600 new jobs to the city.
Usher and Tameka Divorcing
It appears to be
Raymond and his
wife, Tameka Foster
are getting a
divorce. Usher filed
to In Touch Weekly.
It has also been reported that the couple have lived sep-
arately over the last year.
Usher's mother never approved of the marriage and
did not attend their ceremonies.
Expansion of summer
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School is out and students are starting to celebrate the
free time off. But not all students are able to celebrate
because of their poor FCAT scores. That is not all a
'bad thing.' Duval County Public Schools expanded its
regular summer school programs with the creation of
five new Superintendent's Academies of Reading and
Mathematics. These programs are funded by the eco-
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of this 65-year-old organization. Kelly
is expected to increase diversity in this
B insurance organization from the top to
Marvin Kelly the bottom, across race and gender
lines. He has been with the group for 27 years and has
been a constant first within the organization.
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The 32nd Black Heritage Stamp Series
She was an educator, scholar,
feminist and activist. Anna
Julia Cooper, 1858-1964, is the
latest inductee into Black
Heritage Series for the U. S.
Postal Service. She gave voice
to the African-American com-
munity during the 19th and 20th
centuries and was therefore
immortalized for her contribu-
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NAACP SETS DEADLINE
XCivil rights groups on Thursday,
June 11, gave city and business
leaders in Homestead, Florida a
30-day notice that unless they
meet a list of demands, including
a ban on the display of the Confederate flag at tax-
payer-funded events they will be subjected to
protests and boycotts.
The NAACP leaders did nor describe the type of
protests or what they would be boycotting.
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missile, mailbox, the air conditioner, automatic transmission, curtain
rod, baby carriage, lawn sprinkler, fountain pen, dust pan, the hand
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laser fuels, folding chair, gas mask, mop, refrigerator, pressing comb, urinalysis
machine, door lock, electric cutoff switch, telephone transmitter, stair-climbing wheel-
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commode, almanac, horse shoe. lunch pail, motor, lantern, key chain, furniture caster,
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chopper fertilizer, street sweeper, cattle-roping apparatus, spark plug, galoshes, casket-
lowering device, clothes wringer, disrail car coupling, riding saddles, and so on
and so on. The list is endless. Indeed, it's time to stop and celebrate the fact
that each and every one of the wonderful innovations mentioned here came
from the mind. The mind of an Afiican American. By supporting minority
education, you keep open the possibility of tomorrow's great ideas.
Because of all the things that the human mind has created,
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Schedule of Events and Senrices
SUMMERVILLE MISSIONARY BAPTIST
CHURCH, located at 2842 Mars Ave., in Jacksonville,
with Dr. James W. Henry, Pastor, is having their Annual
Vacation Bible School. This week of Bible Studies, games,
crafts, and fitness activities will begin on Sunday,. June 14th
from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.; Monday, June 15th through.
June 19th, the activities are from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. An
exciting time awaits each family member. For more infor-
mation, call (904) 354-8186.
GREATER MT. SALEM BAPTIST CHURCH, located
at 2335 Moncrief Rd., will be sponsoring a 7-UP Program,
Sunday, June 14at at 4:00 p.m. Rev. C.E. Banks, Pastor.
SAINT PAULA.M.E. CHURCH, 6910 New Kings Rd. is
pleased to announce the scheduled activities and services
for the month of June. The public and friends are extended
a special invitation to share in the events. Bible Study is
held each Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. Prayer meeting takes
place .each Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Bible Study begins at
7:00 p.m. An exciting innovative, and heart-warming series,'
"We Were Made for Relationships," will be completed dur-
ing the month of June. June 7th Holy Communion 7:30
aim. and 10:55 a.m.; June 10th -Registration for Brooks-
Johnson Vacation Bible. Institute ends; June 14-17th -
Brooks-Johnson Vacation Bible Institute; June 21st -
Father's Day Observance; June 22nd -Third Quarterly
Conference. Contact the church at 764-2755 for additional
information and transportation. The Rev. Dr. Marvin C.
Zanders, I, is the pastor.
THE B. J. LANE CHORUS OF MT. SINAI BAPTIST
CHURCH will present their Annual Musical Extravaganza
on Saturday, June 20th at 5:00 p.m. This year's event will
include various Male Choirs, Quartets, Soloist and Groups
from the community and surrounding areas. Choir presi-
dent, Bro. W. Kimbrough, is inviting the public to attend.
Re%. R. L. Gundy is pastor. The church is located at 2036
Silver St., in Jacksonville. Call (904) 354-7249 for more
CALLING ALL GIRLS, YOUNG WOMEN, AND
WOMEN.....Join GREATER NEW MT. MORIAH
MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH & Dr. Percy
Jackson, Jr. for our "BLACK DIAMOND'S WORSHIP
EXPERIENCE"June 28th at 6 p.m. You do not want to miss
this awesome worship and word! It's time to release your
past hurt, pain, disappointments, regrets, and anything that
has held you back, it's time to free yourself, and move into
your destiny and purpose as the black diamond that you
have been called to be'! For more information, please call
the church at 904-374-1672 or 704-8509.
"THE 3-ON-3 BALLERS TOURNAMENT AND
BBQ." Jacksonville has been branded a city of crime, and
despite the struggles that exist in our community we know
that there are works that bring light to it. On June 20, 2009,.
Words to Works Ministries, the North Main Street Baptist
Church, Team'Savior Boxing, Team Savior Apparel, and
many other community partners would like to invite you to
a positive event, the "3-on-3 Ballers Tournament and
BBQ". This tournament will provide a safe place for kids
from the community to showcase their basketball skills as
they hear positive messages from musical artists, mentoring
coaches, a possible local college coming for a slam dunk
contest, and volunteers from all over the United States.
Organizations, along with the aforementioned above that
will be represented at thl tournament include: the U.S."
Army, Murray Hill 'Theatre, Go Inflatables,, Crucial,
Ministries, Christ Cares Church. and other community part-
ners. Nick Phoenix, the Pastor of the North Main Baptist
Church,.where the tournament wilU be held. is available to
comment on this event. He cai be reached at 904-742-6425
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THE FIRST CHURCH OF PALM COAST, the pastorate
of the Rev. Gillard S. Glover, has announced a Father's Day
forum for both fathers and mothers. Dr. Lawrence Gary, the
Rev. G. Vincent Lewis, and the Rev. Gillard S. Glover are
the speakers in an open session of "Re-Engaging Fathers
With The Family: Legal, Spiritual & Psychological
Impediments." The forum is open to single, divorced, and
separated parents to recognize the impediments to the
father/child relationship and to help bring about the right
results for making the family whole. It is scheduled
Saturday, June 20, from 9:30 a.m. to noon, including
breakfast; however, donations are appreciated. It will be
held at the Palm Harbor Educational Center, adjacent to the
church, at 95 Old Kings Road North in Palm Coast. Limited
transportation is available. Seating should be reserved prior
to June 19 by calling (386) 446-5759,
NEW BETHEL AFRICAN METHODIST EPISCO-
PAL CHURCH (AMEC) located in Quincy, FL is cele-
brating the Retirement of their Senior Pastor, Rev.
Roosevelt Hardy, Sr. He will be honored with a retirement
party at the East Gadsden High School in Havana on July
17 from 6 9 p.m. Since 1961, Rev. Hardy has given dedi-
cated, committed, and courageous leadership as an itinerant
Elder in the AMEC. He formerly served in the following
conferences: South Florida, Tampa, Florida, and West
Florida. Born on June 28, 1934 on a farm in rural Thomas
County, Georgia, the son of the late Rev. Willie and Lula
(nee Williams) Hardy. He was educated in the Thomas
County Public Schools. After being called by God, he saw
the need to further his education and subsequently enrolled
in the Adult Education Center (ACE) in Miami and later
attended the South Florida School of Religion in Miami. He
also, studied at the Gulf Coast Community College
Seminary in Panama City. On June 15, 1952, he married
New Bethel's First Lady Dorothy Mae Brown Hardy, for-
merly of Monticello, Jefferson County, Fla. They have been
married for the past 57 years. They are the proud parents of
three sons, seven daughters, and the proud grandparents of
twenty-six grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren.
He faithfully served as Itinerant Elder at,the following
A.M.E. Churches: Mount Hermon (Founder), Miami, Saint
Matthew, West Dade; Grant Chapel, Lake Worth; New
Bethel, Hialeah; Saint Hebron, Quincy; Fountain Chapel,
Tallahassee; Saint James, Marianna; Arnett Chapel,
Quincy; Payne Chapel, Sarasota; Saint Luke, Tampa;
Bethel, Saint Petersburg. For further information (850) 627-
3240 or (850) 509-1553.
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1824 Prospect Street Jacksonville, FL 32208
Sunday School ...................................9:30 a.m .
Intercessory Prayer....................10:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ...................... 11:00 a.m. "
2nd & 3rd Sundays (Old Sanctuary) '
Tuesday Pastoral Bible Study ................ 7:00 p.m. -
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Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church
W orship Service ......... .. ... ........ ...... ... 10:00 a.m.
Church School .............. .................. 8:30 p.m.
"Glory Hour" Bible Study ........................... 10:00 a.m.
"Jehovah Jirah"'Bible Study .......................... 6:30 p.m.
2nd & 4th Thursday "Young at Heart Ministry ... ........10:00 a.m.
Joy Explosion Ministry .............................. 6:30 p.m.
201 East Beaver St. (904) 355-9475
Rev. F.D. Richardson Jr., Pastor
GREATER EL-BETHEL DIVINE HOLINESS CHURCH
"The Church Where Everybody Is Somebody"
Bishop Lorenzo Hall., Pastor
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Tuesday Prayer Meeting & Bible Study,7:00 p.m.
Thursday Joy Night,7:00 p.m.
PENTECOSTAL CHURCH of GOD
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Elder Joseph Rice
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Worship 12:00 Noon & 7:00 p.m.
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ANDERSON, Willie J.,
Sr., 80, died June 7, 2009.
BARBRE, Joe, 62, died
June 6, 2009.
D., IV, 21, died June 7,
BROWN, Sharon A.,
died June 7, 2009.
BURNEM, Gloria J.,
died June 3, 2009.
CHAMPION, Mrs. Ethel
died June 5, 2009.
COPELAND, Sandra D.,
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GREEN, Clemmon, 75,
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Ms. Senior Jacksonville Pageant 2009
The Inaugural Ms. Senior Jacksonville Pageant was held
Saturday, June 6, 2009 at Jacksonville's Times Union Center of
Performing Arts. The Ms. Senior Jacksonville Pageant is the first of
its kind in the First Coast area. The pageant emphasizes and gives
honor to women who have reached 60 years of age and beyond. It is
a search for the gracious senior woman who best exemplifies the dig-
nity, talent, maturity, and inner beauty of all senior women.
Mrs. Kenyonn Demps, Founder and Director of A Seasoned
Affair, Inc. states, "The philosophy of The Ms. Senior Jacksonville
Pageant is based upon the belief that seniors are the foundation of
every walk of life and therefore, our most valuable treasure. It is their
knowledge, experience, and resources that allow younger generations
the opportunity to build upon a better community and a better socie-
The fourteen (14) beautiful 2009 contestants had been diligently
preparing for the pageant over the past six months. The stages of the
pageant included: A personal interview with the judges, talent,
evening wear, and their personal words of wisdom. With over 460
onlookers, these women were phenomenal and made everyone very
Prior to the big day, the contestants were honored with making
new friends and a friendship luncheon at Olive Garden sponsored by
Alliance Care. They also served the community by volunteering at an
assisted living center showcasing their talents. The contestants
received chair and hand massages from Apex Home Health Care, and
were given presentation tips from Toastmasters International along
with the opportunity to be recognized on Channel 4, the Skirt
Magazine, The People's Advocate, and-Jacksonville Magazine.
Mrs. Demps further stated, "These women and the Ms. Senior
Jacksonville Pageant will definitely be remembered as an opportuni-
ty for women to have fun, do something different, be recognized, and
The 2010 Ms. Senior Jacksonville Pageant will be held on June
26, 2010 at the Times Union Center of Performing Arts. All interest-
ed senior women should complete an information form online at
www.aseasonedaffair.com or call Mrs. Demps at (904) 887-8156 for
Mrs. Kenyonn Demps, Pageant Kenyonn Demps, Pageant
Founder and Director Founder and Mrs. Marisa :
Jacksonville US 2009.
IMesdames Judy Blocker, .-nne Gerrity, and Gloria
Sledge were having fun prior wo the opening number.
SThe contestants: Back row- Mesdames Demetrice Phillips, Aileen Elsinger, Troy Winn,
Ann Tucker, Judy Blocker, Anne Gerrity, and Gloria Sledge; The front row (L-R)
These two ladies found a new friendship, Ann Mesdames Josephine Brooks, Dee Hagins, Jane Lozano, Sallie Dixon-Robinson, Isabel
Tucker and Josephine Brooks. Keating, Thelma King, and Vera Bastin.
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Kerisse Hutchinson: On The Rise With Charm!
By Rych McCain/
global.net, Photos by
The 2009 Black
Festival took place
last week in Beverly
Hills over six excit-
ing days of every-
thing from power
brunch to nightly
parties. One of the
many highlights of
such an event is
meeting the newer
faces of young
columnist had 'the
privilege of meeting
who was checking in
for the always
Boot Camp" panel at
the same time as me.
informed me that she
was promoting her
latest project which
was the BHFF's
opening night movie
titled Dough Boys.
The film will air on
BET June 15, 2009.
Hutchinson is also a
lead co-star in the
which was recently
released on DVD.
Hutchinson is a
native New Yorker
where she went to
school and studied
acting and did a lot of
theatre. She recently
relocated to Los
Angeles to take on
the TV and film
In describing the
path that she took
that lead to acting
"I started out as a
dancer when I was
five. That was my
first love. I loved
dancing and that was
it. I was in the play
"South Pacific" when
I was in the fourth
grade. But I got
injured and during
the injury I was tak-
ing an acting class
while I was still in
school and just fell in
love with acting. I
saw where they
(dance & acting) kind
of connected because
I was a modern
dancer. I was trained
at the Alvin Alley
zeal for being in a
new and exciting
"When I wake up I'm
like wow, what am I
going to do today
because this is going
to be my first
Tuesday in June in
LA!" She does add a
bit of caution with
that saying, "Find
your own way. I've
never been a person
to do what everybody
else does at all. I
think that works for
me and just knowing
By Rych McCain
The Hi-Nobles will drop
their new album Shake on
Sept. 15, 2009 via Zaentz
Records. Natalie Cole
would like to express her
deepest appreciation and
gratitude towards her fans
for the amazing outpouring
of well wishes, love and
support she has received
since undergoing her kid-
ney transplant and the
death of her sister Carole
on May 19.
"My family and I
want to express our
extreme appreciation for
the outpouring of kindness
we have received from all.
over the country," said
Cole. "In the midst of sor-
row, I am able to celebrate
my new lease on life.
There is always a silver
lining. I thank God for this
golden.kidney and I look
forward to going back to
work in the fall. I will see
you in the music."
Tour dates are being
rescheduled and Cole will
appear, for the first time
after her surgery, at The
Hollywood Bowl on
Wednesday, September 9,
2009 in support of her
Grammy-winning CD Still
Unforgettable. For more
info go to www.natal-
iecole.com. You may also
send cards and well wishes
C/O Heather Lewandoski,
Account Supervisor, Music
Entertainment, Rogers &
Cowan PR, 8687 Melrose
Ave., 7th Fl., LA., 'CA.
Band Anvil, who starred in
their own movie by the
same name, will open for
superstar rock vets
AC/DC, July, 31st at
Giants Stadium. AC/DC's
album "Black Ice" made
history debuting at #1 on
album charts in 29 coun-
tries and also has the dis-
tinction of being Columbia
Records' biggest debut
album (since Nielsen
Soundscan began tracking
sales data in 1991. "Black
Ice" has been certified
multi-platinum in 18 coun-
Land of The Lost;
Starring Will Ferrell,
Anna Friel, Danny R.
McBride, Jorma Taccone,
John Boylan (II) and
Bobb'e J. Thompson.
Directed by Brad
Silberling. Written by
Chris Henchy, Dennis
McNicholes, Sid Krofft
and Marty Krofft.
Produced by Jimmy
Miller, Sid Krofft and
Marty Krofft. Well here we
go again. Hollywood stu-
dio execs with no ability to
create something new so
they go to old 70's TV re-
makes. In this case the TV
show "Land of The Lost."
The film was basically
boring with a lot of gross
actions by the actors such
as Will Ferrell's character
drenching himself in
dinosaur urine and even
drinking some. This one,is
strictly for the wait for
Dead Snow; IFC
Films; Starring Vegar
Hoel, Stig Frode
Frogner, Lasse Valdal,
Evy Kasseth. Rosten,
Jeppe Beck Laursen,
Jenny Skavlan, Bjorn
Sundquist, Ane Dahl
Torop and Orjan Gamst.
Directed by Tommy
Wirkola. Written by Stig
Frode Henriksen and
Tommy Wirkola. Produced
by Tomas Evjen and Terje.
This is the setup. Some
friends go for a weekend
trip in the mountains with
plenty of beer and fun.
Then one comes up dead
from a zombie attack and
they all start dying one by
one. Need I say more? Yep
another Friday the 13th
only this one takes place in
Europe and gets a little too
gory. Don't watch this and
try to eat at the same time.
School so it was from
the soul and about
how you depict that
expression. I feel like
one translated to the
other so It's like
going from dancing
using your body to
acting using your
mouth and your
What are the dif-
ferences between Los
Angeles and New
York that Hutchinson
finds most interest-
ing? She replies, "In
New York everything
is so close and you
rub shoulders and
arms and everything
is so tight. Cultures
are just in there. In
LA you have to find
it. You have to seek it
out. You have to
drive 2500 miles to
get there but if you
want it, you can find
it here. It is so differ-
ent from home and
people will compare
it to New York and
say LA is not like
New York. It's not
supposed to be, it's
3,000 miles away on
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fearless approach to reality-based subjects!
Dear Deanna! _
I'm the babysitter for my neighbor and the kid's father is starting to
make hints that he wants a relationship. He has given me flowers
and we shared a bottle of wine when his wife was out of town. He's.
putting pressure on me to be intimate but I don't feel comfortable
in his house. I need to talk to him to see what he wants from me and
what his plans are for his marriage. How do I have this discussion?
Stressed Babysitter Charleston, SC
The only discussion you need to have is the one asking for your check from his wife and
ending your services. This man only wants you for sex because his wife is away working
and he sees a willing babysitter. Don't be flattered by the wine because that was part of his
game to get you to give it up. You don't need to discuss anything with him except the fact
you're not interested and he needs to find another babysitter and keep it moving.
My sister has moved in with me and it's a total disaster. She is a liar, a thief and a master
manipulator. I am used to a calm life that doesn't involve anyone opening my mail, answer-
ing my phone and acting as if they live in a hotel with room service, I'm going to put her
out but I have to face drama from my family because she's told them a pack of lies. Our
family is torn and she already has everyone on her side. How do I evict her and still save
Anonymous Los Angeles, CA
You need your sister and all of this madness just like you need a hole in the head. However,
your sister is someone you grew up with and you knew most things about her before she
moved in. This decision is quick and to the point. If it's your house, your rules and your
money, then she needs to shape up or ship out. If you have somejoint agreements, then you
need to change some locks, make new rules and try again before sending her packing.
I am fresh out of a long term relationship and I really enjoy my single life and freedom. My
girlfriends all envy me and now their boyfriends are accusing them of cheating and look-
ing for men when they hang out with me. I am not going to water down my lifestyle right
now and my friends are having a hard time with this. They say that I am acting loose and
as if I don't have any morals. I think they're tied down to balls and chains and are jealous.
Am I wrong?
Happy and Free On-line Reader
The men of your friends are insecure and obviously don't know their women as well as they
think. If your behavior is affecting them, you need to cool offand slow it down a bit when
you're around them. These are your friends and you need to still show some respect and
regard for the differences in your relationships, or lack thereof. At the end of the day, enjoy
your life and realize that everyone is responsible for their choices. Yours just appears more
Sfun right now.
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T By Ulysses W. Watkins, Jr., M.D.
VAGINITIS, POST MENOPAUSAL
DEFINITION: Infection or inflammation of the vagina
caused by lowered estrogen levels that upset the vagina's
Normal hormone and pH balance. Post -menopausal
vaginities is not contagious.
BODY PARTS INVOLVED: Vagina.
a SEX OR AGE MOST AFFECTED: Women over 40.
SIGNS & SYMPTOMS: Severity of the following symptoms varies greatly :
between women and from time to time in the same woman.
S* Bad-smelling vaginal discharge. The discharge is usually thin, whitish & some- a
Times tinged with blood. Genital pain and itching. Discomfort during sexual -
intercourse. Change in vaginal color from pale-pink to red.
CAUSES: Germs that inhabit the vagina cause infection when the normal physi-
ology of the vagina is disturbed. After menopause, the estrogen level that helped
Maintain a normal vaginal environmental decreases, leaving the vagina more vul-
nerable to infection. The following conditions increase the likelihood of post-
General poor health. Hot weather, non-ventilating clothing especially under-
Swear or any other condition that increases genital moisture, warmth and darkness.
These foster the growth of germs.
U RISK INCREASES WITH:
S* Diabetes. Illness that has lowered resistance, More frequent sexual inter-
SHOW TO PREVENT:
Keep the genital area clean. Use plain unscented soap. Take showers rather than
tub baths. Wear cotton panties or pantyhose with a cotton crotch. Avoid panties
Made from non-ventilating materials, such as nylon. Don't sit around in wet H
U clothing especially a wet bathing suit. After urination or bowel movements,
cleanse by wiping or washing from front to back (vagina to anus). Lose weight 1
Sif you are obese. Avoid frequent douches. If you have diabetes, adhere strictly
Sto your treatment program. Ask your doctor about replacement estrogen.
a WHAT TO EXPECT
APPROPRIATE HEALTH CARE:
Self-care after diagnosis. Doctor's treatment.
S* Your own observations of symptoms. Medical history and physical exam
(including pelvic exam) by a doctor. Laboratory studies, such as Pap Smear, and ,
microscopic exam and culture of the vaginal discharge.
POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS: Secondary bacterial infection in any pelvic
PROBABLE OUTCOME: Usually curable in 10 days with treatment.
HOW TO TREAT
Follow the first 4 instructions under How to Prevent. Don't douche unless your -
doctor recommends it. If urinating causes burning: Urinate through a tubular a
Device, such as a toilet-paper roll or plastic cup with the end cut out. Urinate while :
MEDICATION: (Your doctor may prescribe)
Topical or oral estrogen. If use a cream or suppository, use a small sanitary pad
to protect clothing. Keep creams or suppositories in the refrigerator. After treat-
ment, you may want to keep a refill of medication so you can begin treatment K
quickly if the infection recurs. Follow the prescription directions carefully. Other
creams, ointments, or suppositories to suppress the organisms causing the infection
SACTIVIY: Avoid overexertion, heat and excessive sweating. Delay sexual rela- _
tions until you are well.
DIET: No special diets.
CALL YOUR DOCTOR IF:
You have symptoms of vaginitis. Symptoms persist longer than 1 week or
U worsen despite treatment. Unusual vaginal bleeding or swelling develops. *
SAfter treatment, symptoms recur.
SDr. Watkins can.be heard live Sundays at 7:05 pm EST on www.KCOHRadio.com. He is 2
a 330 Mason and Grand Medical Director for the United Supreme Council. S. J. and
SImperial Council (Black Shriners Nationwide) 713-433-4536. a
MDA LOCKS-UP BRUNSWICK
BUSINESS LEADERS FOR GOOD
JACKSONVILLE. Fla.. June 11, 2009 -The Muscular Dystrophy Association
has issued arrest warrants for Brunswick business and community leaders accused
of "having a big heart for Jerry's Kids." These jailbirds will be "Locked-Up" for a
good cause on Thursday. June 25, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.' at the InnPlace Hotel
in Brunswick, GA.
As members of the community's "Most Wanted," these prominent residents are
encouraged to raise $3,200 as bail to benefit MDA. The event raised over $56,000
in 2007. and this year MDA hopes to raise the bar by setting a goal of $66,000.
Participants will be arrested and tratisported to the local jail, where they will be
finger-printed and have a mug shot taken. For the next hour, they will be behind bars
trying to raise bail through friends and family. Once the jailbirds have made bail,
they will be escorted back to their respective businesses by local car services.
Outback Steakhouse of St. Simons Island will be the event sponsor, providing
lunch for the attendees. Over 80 jailbirds are expected to serve their time for MDA
"behind bars." Some prominent locals participating include City Commissioner
James Brooks, City Commissioner Cornell Harvey, Brunswick Fire Chief Raymond
House, and Assistant District Attorney Linda Home.
Bail money will help MDA provide services to local families, such as expert
medical care at MDA clinics, Summer Camp for youngsters, purchases and repairs
of wheelchairs, leg braces or communication devices and other scientific research
treatments and cures. MDA Summer Camp will be held June 13 to June 19 at
Epworth by the Sea in St. Simons.
Jailbird volunteers are provided by MDA sponsors and vendors.
MDA is a national voluntary health agency working to defeat 43 neuromuscular
diseases through programs of worldwide research, comprehensive patient and com-
munity services, and far-reaching professional and public health education.
The Association's programs are funded almost entirely by individual private con-
This is one .of the many year-round events culminating with the Jerry Lewis
MDA Labor Day Telethon.
Anyone interested in bailing out a jailbird, or to nominate someone to partici-
pate, can contact the local MDA office at (904) 296-7434. To learn more about
MDA and the families it serves, visit www.mda.org.
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CLIFTON DAVIS a familiar voice and face to many will be the featured Banquet
speaker for the 130th Anniversary Celebration of the Macedonia AME Church in
Historic Fernandina Beach, Rev. Godfrey Taylor, Pastor. Clifton Davis an actor
most noted for the role of Reverend Rubin Gregory on the popular sitcom AMEN
is a real life minister. "An Evening with Clifton Davis" will begin at 7:00 p.m.,
Saturday, June 27, 2009 in the fellowship hall at St. Peters Episcopal Church on the
covers of 8th and Atlantic Avenue in the heart of Fernandina's Historic District,
801 Atlantic Avenue. Tickets for the event are $50.00 for adults and $25.00 for stu-
dents. Tickets maybe purchased from church members, by calling Macedonia at
904-261-4114 or with credit cards by calling the First Coast Community Bank at
BEAVER STREET ENTERPRISE CENTER -Florida's only core-city business
incubator, has been serving the community successfully for SIX Years as of this
month and we are celebrating Six Big Events with the theme: $ix $enses of
Business success! Please help us observe this special anniversary month by plac-
ing our events on your calendar and attending as many as possible. When you pub-
licize the excellent programs that Beaver Street Enterprise Center presents this
month and throughout the year, you are helping us to strengthen our local economy
and make a huge difference in the lives of business people, one entrepreneur at a
time. To learn more about Beaver Street Enterprise Center, RSVP for any of the
Sixth Anniversary Events, or to schedule an interview with any of our excellent
'staff or tenants, please visit www.bsecenter.net or call 904-265-4700.
CITY KICKS OFF 2009 POOL SEASON AND SUMMER AQUATICS PRO-
GRAMS -JaxParks swim lessons available for all ages -The City of Jacksonville
Recreation and Community Services Department -JaxParks-- public swimming
pools will open for the summer season beginning Saturday, May 23. In addition, a
number of aquatics programs, including swim lessons, will be offered for residents'
safety and enjoyment. City Pool Schedules: City pools will be open on the week-
ends -only beginning Saturday, May 23. All pools will open seven days a week
beginning Saturday, June 6 through Friday, Aug. 14, Swimming pools associated
with schools will be open weekends only, Aug. 17 21, to accommodate school
swim practice. All other pools will be open the full week of Aug. 17 21. Pools will
be open on Monday, May 25 for Memorial Day; Saturday, July 4 for Independence
Day; and Monday, Sept. 7 for Labor Day. Holiday hours are 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Call
the pool location, (904) 630-CITY or visit www.jaxparks.com for specific hours of
THE NORTHEAST FLORIDA COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY,
INC.(NFCAA) announced that a small amount of U.S. Department of Agriculture
Surplus Food commodities will be distributed on a first-come first-served basis
until the food is depleted as follows: THURSDAY, JUNE 11TH Jacksonville
Townhouse, 3465 Philips Hwy., Towers of Jacksonville, 1400 Le Baron Ave, and
Hurley Manor, 3335 University Blvd North. FRIDAY, JUNE 12TH Lane Wiley
Senior Center, 6710 Wiley Rd., West Gate Apartments, 5202 La Ventura Driye East;
SATURDAY, JUNE 13TH & JUNE 15TH Morris Manor, 9050 Norfolk Blvd.,
Centennial Towers, 230 East 1st Street, and Senior Village, 801 W. 4th Street.
3-ON-3 BALLERS TOURNAMENT AND BBQ 7137 N. Main St. Jacksonville,
June 20, 2009 from 11:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Jacksonville has been branded a city of
crime, and despite the struggles that exist in our community we know that there are
works that bring light to it. Words to Works Ministries, the North Main Street
Baptist Church, Team Savior Boxing, Team Savior Apparel, and many other com-
munity.partners would like to invite you to this positive event. This tournament will
provide a safe place for kids from the community to showcase their basketball skills
as they hear positive messages from musical artists, mentoring coaches, a possible
local college coming for a slam dunk contest, and volunteers from all over the
United States. Organizations include: the U.S. Army, Murray Hill Theatre, Go
Inflatables, Crucial Ministries, Christ Cares Church, and other community partners.
Nick Phoenix, the Pastor of the North Main Baptist Church, where the tournament
will be held, is available to comment on this event. He can be reached at 904-742-
6425 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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March 21st thru April 19th
Money and love seem to go handing hand
this week. If you are looking for a new
lover, you may be drawn to those who
have status and.who are successful in
their own right. But you are equally
drawn to those who look good and exude
an aura of health and well-being. Be
extra-careful if you closing deals or
negotiating complicated contracts, espe-
cially on Monday or Tuesday. Later in
the week it will be a lot easier.
April 20th thru May 20th
You are ready to take the world by
storm. The combination of Mars and
Venus in your sign means your natural
appeal and determination are helping
you succeed. You may be dazzled by a
chance to take your career in an exciting
new direction. The only thing that may
be stopping you is your limiting beliefs.
They are a serious liability. Drop these
and you will feel more able to tackle any
challenge. Believe in yourself the
world is your oyster!
Sll NlMay 21st thru June 21st
The focus on your spiritual zone means
this is your opportunity to clear your
inner decks. Get rid of clutter in the form
of limiting beliefs that may be preventing
you from being successful. You can pin-
point these more easily by taking up a
practice such as meditation, or by learn-
ing to observe your thoughts and feel-
ings. Your love life will be fun but your
ability to hear your own truth may be
more difficult this week. Use your dis-
June 22nd thru July 22nd
Time to reassess your long-term dreams
and goals. They may need updating in
the light of recent events. Socially you
seem to be very much in demand, and
this is encouraging you to reach out and
move in new circles both online and
off. If you are looking, for a new lover,
you have plenty of opportunity to find
the right person. But don't borrow or
lend.money to friends as it could cause
more problems than it is worth.
Sept 23rd thru Oct 22nd
Mars and Venus in Taurus suggest that
your sex life is currently very exciting.
You seem to be enjoying a very close
physical bond with your lover, which is
bringing you both a lot of satisfaction.
New love affairs are ticking along quite
nicely, although someone may be push-
ing you to make a commitment. Don't
feel you have to rush take your time. If
they won't wait for you they may not the
ILj Oct 23rd thru Nov 21st
Partnerships and relationships are the big
focus. Long-term relationships are going
to be both sweet and sour. Sweet because
Venus in Taurus is perfect for creating
nourishing and heart-warming relation-
ships. Sour because you may both be as
stubborn as each other and may find it_
hard to compromise at those crucial
moments. Try to be a little more open to
each other's suggestions and life will be
a lot easier. This also applies to business
relationships. Flexibility is the key.
Nov 22nd thru Dec 21st
Does the lifestyle you are engaged in at
the moment really suit you? Do you feel
that deep sense of soul satisfaction when
you reflect on it? If not, take some time
out his week to think about how you can
improve matters. If you don't have
enough time and can't relax find a way
to delegate your tasks and give yourself a
break. If you want a better job, or a bet-
ter diet it is time to do something about
Dec 22nd thru Jan 19th
You may have a brilliant business idea,
but be uncertain about how to resolve the
financial issues associated with starting
up. Over the week ahead it is a good idea
to brainstorm and come up with a num-
ber of ways to finance your project.
Don't think about going to bank man-
agers or financial advisors just yet. If
you can wait until the following week,
you have a better chance of getting what
you want. New love affairs are passion-
ate and fun.
S LEO AQUARIUS
July 23rd thru Aug 22nd 1v4j Jan 20th thru Feb 18th
You may be thrust into the limelight A family member may be a lot more
quite unexpectedly. If you have a presen- stubborn than usual. You too are going to
station to give, or a speech to make it stick to your principles and refuse to
should go well. But you may find that budge. The result is deadlock which
others are either praising you to the sky isn't going to help anyone. One of you
or discrediting you for no reason except will have to make the first move and be
that they may be jealous. You need to rise willing to compromise. It may as well be
above this. Don't allow it to affect your you, as you stand to gain the most. Be
performance or your determination to prepared for a heart to heart conversa-
reach the goals you have in mind. You tion, which should resolve things to your
are-on the road to greater recognition. satisfaction. Give it a try!
j Aug 23rd thru Sept 22nd Feb 19th thru March 20th
A chance meeting whilst away on Communication issues are important
.vacation may change your life. this week, especially if you want to
Powerful feelings may overwhelm reach an agreement. With a focus on
you and take you by surprise. You getting the message across, it may
may find that you have little control also be good to kick-start an adver-
over your emotions or actions. If tising campaign, or to think about
this feels right at a gut level go organizing a marketing campaign.
with it. But if you sense that there is You may want to do both. Get back
something amiss then back off. Your in touch with people you haven't hear
S wisdom will tell you from in a while, and perhaps think
own intuitive wisdom will tell you reunion. Long-term
whether to go ahead of not. Your job about holding a reunion. Long-term
whether to go ahead or not. Your job relationships are more positive, as is
is bringing you plenty of reasons to your social life. It looks like a fun
feel happy. week!
One late evening, two Officers
responded at West 18th Street in
reference to a domestic dispute.
Upon arrival they met with the vic-
tim, Mrs. W. Mrs. W stated that the
suspect, Mrl Wwas her husband
and had some of her property. Mrs.
W was breathing hard, her shirt was
torn and she didn't have any shoes
on. Officer also noted a scratch on
her face that was bleeding. Mrs. W
initially denied being involved in a
fight and stated that she just wanted
her property. She later said that the
suspect battered her while trying to
get a set of car keys from her. She
said that the suspect pushed her up
against a fence, tore her shirt and
took the car keys. During the fight
Mrs. W stated that she bit the sus-
pect on his hand and stomach.
The suspect was detained, read his
miranda rights and questioned
about what happened. He stated
that the victim had called him to
come retrieve a set of car rims and a
TV. While there, the suspect stated
that the victim came after him and
ripped his shirt. The suspect admit-
ted to ripping the victim's shirt but
said he was trying to get her off of
him. A button on the suspect's shirts
was missing and he had a bite mark
on his stomach. He also had a cut
on the palm of his right hand. The
suspect said he believed it was cut
by the fence.
The witness who is the victim's sis-
ter was interviewed separately. She
stated that the suspect came to her
house uninvited and started arguing
with the victim about his property.
She stated the suspect then
attacked the victim when she put her
car keys In her bra. She stated that
the suspect struck the victim several
The suspect was then arrested and
transported to jail.
Suspect Snatched A
Hair Piece Off
Officer was dispatched to an
Apartment on W 15th St. in refer-
ence to a domestic battery.
Upon arrival, he made contact with
the victim. The victim stated that the
listed suspect entered her residence
and struck her on her forehead with
his right closed fist. The victim also
stated that the suspect snatched a
hair piece off her head that was
glued to her scalp.
She stated that he choked her and
pushed her head into a dresser. The
suspect is the victim's ex-boyfriend
and the father
of her 3 year old
Officer observed marks on the back
of the victim's neck and abrasions
on her forehead near her scalp line.
Some swellings on her forehead
and in the top of her head were also
noted. JFRD and Rescue, arrived
and provided first aid to the victim.
An ET was requested via investiga-
tive to photograph the injuries.
Officer will attempt to follow up this
case by seeking an arrest warrant
through the State Attorney's Office.
Caught Red Handed
A response was made to arson at
3108 Lennox Ave, Lackawanna
High School, that a Sergeant wit-
nessed taking place.
The Sergeant observed Suspect
walking away from a fire on the side
of the school. He approached the
suspect and asked him if he had set
the fire. The suspect stated that he
did start the fire. He had the acceler-
ant and lighter in his possession.
The Sergeant grabbed the suspect
to take him into custody and the sus-
pect resisted without violence by
attempting to pull away. By utilizing
proper officer safety techniques, he
was able to take the suspect to.the
ground and placing him in hand-
A witness stated that he saw the
suspect starting a fire by pouring an
accelerant (motor oil) onto some
rubbish and setting it on fire. The fire
was located on the east side of the
The motor oil and lighter used to
start the fire were placed in the prop-
JFRD responded and put out the
fire. Case cleared by arrest. Patrol
Officers were dispatched to
Rutledge Oaks Lane in reference to
Upon arrival, they contacted victim.
She said that at around 1500 hours
the listed suspect made a verbal
threat of violence towards her while
she was standing in front of her rel-
ative's house. The suspect drove by
the residence once, turned around
and came back, pulling into the
driveway and yelling to the victim:
"I'm gonna beat you're a**!" The vic-
tim did not approach the vehicle and
the suspect drove off without inci-
dent. The suspect is the wife of the
victim's former married boyfriend,
Mr. Stubbs. The suspect is angry
with the victim because she had an
extramarital relationship with
The victim felt the threat of violence
was credible. Officers advised her to
update the order of protection she
has against Stubbs to include the
They issued the victim a state attor-
ney's card and instructed her on the
Patrol efforts suspended.
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Organized Team Activities
(OTA) Jaguars' coach Jack
Del Rio addressed the chal-
lenges of coaching rookies
in the NFL.
"It can present its chal-
lenges. I think normally
energy is not one of those
challenges," said Del Rio.
"But what you want with a
young guy is for him not to
get overwhelmed with all
that he needs to learn, all
that he needs to do."
Del Rio believes that
they should come out and
give everything they have,
everyday, and they will
improve. He added that the
coaching staff is working to
keep the WOW factor to a
"It can be overwhelm-
ing. We don't want that to
happen for them. You want
to help them see the fact
that if they come out,
embrace the coaching and
work their tails off, any-
thing is possible," Del Rio
He pointed to Montell
Owens as a prime example,
who created a spot for him-
self on the Jaguars roster.
Owens, an undrafted rookie
from Maine who made the
roster in 2006, was captain
of the special teams unit
He has club-high 45
special teams tackles over
the last three years. The 5-
foot-10, 225-pound Owens
also played as a backup
fullback. He finished 2008
with three touchdowns: two
rushing and a fumble return
for a score.
"We have some guys
here that have earned it on
the football field, so it's a
great example to be able to
De Rio also said it's not
a matter of if but when top
draft picked Eugene
Monroe and Ebon Britton
will get into the mix at
"They're both going to
be good players. They are
both very competitive guys,
and I feel good about
adding them to our football
team, he said.
Monroe was chosen
eighth overall in the draft.
In the second round, the
Jacksonville selected tackle
OUT OF TUESDAY OTA
- Veteran receiver Torry
Holt and John Henderson
didn't practice Tuesday.
Holt had a swollen knee.
Henderson has a shoulder
injury. But Del Rio said
Vinny Manuwai is getting
close to participating. He's
getting anxious," said Del
Rio. Manuwai is still recov-
ering from his ACL injury
tweaked his hamstring, and
is day to day. He may be
held out until next week,
the last week of the organ-
ized team activities.
BOOK: Jaguars running
back Maurice Jones-Drew
and linebacker Thomas
Williams are among twen-
ty-four current and former
NFL players who will take
part in the annual NFL
Broadcast Boot Camp at
NFL Films in Mt. Laurel, shooting their annual swim-
New Jersey. Former suit calendar at Universal
Jaguars tight end Kyle Orlando Resort. The mem-
Brady is also participating bers will be photographed
in the seminar... The 2009 at the resort's three on-site
ROAR of the Jaguars are hotels.
Special to The Florida Star
The World Golf Hall of
Fame will open its doors to
everyone on Father's Day,
Sunday, June 21 from 10
a.m. to 6 p.m. for its annu-
al Community Day, pre-
sented by AT&T Yellow
lPages and Last Minute
The museum will offer
to every guest with the
opportunity to see the
Hall's featured exhibit,
"Bob Hope: Shanks for the
M e m o r y
All dads also will receive a
complimentary round on
the Hall of Fame's 18-hole,
course and half-priced
admission to one film at the
World Golf Hall of Fame
In recognition of Bob
Hope's connection to the
U.S. military throughout
his life, 'this year's
Community Day will fea-
ture a variety of activities
from the Florida Air
National Guard, a commui-
nity partner of the World
Golf Hall of Fame.
FLANG will have static
displays of a Lakota LUH-
72 helicopter, a static
model of an F-16 and
more, including giving
families the opportunity to
create pictures, notes and
cards to be. sent to troops
Additionally, the Hall and
the FLANG have worked
together to, that day, offer
specially selected local
Guard families the chance
to see and talk with their
loved one overseas through
video conferences on the
large 'screen in the Hall's
"Bob Hope Theater."
The families, each with
their own special stories,
can spend time catching up
with their family member
"face to face" via modem
is one of our
favorite days of
the year, when we
are able, to wel-
come so many -
dads with their
families in to the
Hall of Fame,"
said Jack Peter, Sr.
Vice President and Chief
Operating Officer of the
World Golf Hall of Fame.
"We are also proud this
year to be able to work
with local military families
wh6se fathers and moth-
ers are not home for this
special day and provide
them the opportunity to see
and hear their loved ones.
It will be a truly special and
family focused day at the
Hall of Fame."
The World Golf Hall df
Fame's IMAX Theater
will feature the special
engagement, "Night at the
Museum: Battle of the
Smithsonian" at 11 a.m.,
1:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and
The World Golf Hall of
Fame & IMAX Theater
is located between
Jacksonville and St.
Augustine at exit 323 on I-
95. For more information,
call 904-940-4123 or visit
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At Edward Waters Charles Thomas hitting average was .366 with 150 at
bats, 44 RBI, scored 33 runs, had 55 hits, eight home runs, 10 doubles and
three triples. He also stole five bases and walked 30 times. He entered the
Major League Baseball draft this week. (Photo courtesy of Edward Waters
College Sports Information)
By Dan Shanks
As long as A.J. Crosby
can remember, he has
wanted to play baseball on
a professional level. "I'd
like to see myself on TV,"
Crosby said with a big
smile. "I've been thinking
about that since I was a lit-
On May 27, Crosby of
West Nassau High school
came one step closer to
achieving his ultimate
goal, when he signed a
baseball scholarship with
Edward Waters College.
Another thing that
made the Tigers the right
choice for Crosby is the
fact that one of EWC
coach Kerby Marshall
players, Charles Thomas,
was selected in this
week's Major League
Baseball draft. The
Chicago Cubs chose
Thomas on Wednesday.
At Edward Waters this
season Thomas hitting
average was .366 with 150
at bats, 44 RBI, scored 33
runs, had 55 hits, eight
home runs, 10 doubles
and three triples. He also
stole five bases and
walked 30 times.
On the mound he
threw 13 innings, allowed
seven earned runs on
seven hits and three
walks. He struck out 11.
Marshall said that
sending two kids to the
major leagues gives his
program some validation.'
"That puts Edward
Waters College on the
map," he said. "It lets peo-
ple know that the program
and the system that I am
running is developing kids
to really produce and put-
ting them at a level where
they can produce in the
EWC has built a very
strong connection with
West Nassau. Crosby will
be the fourth kid from
WNHS to sign with the
Tigers in the last three
years. That connection
had a major impact on
Crosby's decision, as he
was looking forward to
reuniting with Matt
Geiger, Markie Patterson
and Michael Crawford.
"I haven't played with
Matt since we were in
Little League, because he
always two or three years
older than me," Crosby
said. "So I get to play with
him again, and Markie
and Michael. Then they
say that they're looking at
(West Nassau High
School juniors) Taylor
Crawford and (David
Price) coming up. ... I'm
already used to playing
with those guys, so it will
make it a lot easier and
Marshall said he
knows he .can count on
kids from West Nassau to
be good citizens, good
students and good players.
"First of all, I look for
kids who are good stu-
dents," he said. "Rick
Pearce, the head coach at
West Nassau, I know he's
a hard-nosed guy. He's
going to get the best out of
his kids. Being from West
Nassau, I know that those
kids are going to have
great work ethics. They're
going to come in and
they're going to be com-
mitted and dedicated to
whatever program they're
involved with. ... That's
why I'm always going to
make my run through
West Nassau, because I
know the kind of kids that
come through the program
that Rick has established
Next season, Marshall
plans to use Crosby as a
first baseman and a pitch-
"He's still growing,
and he's a big kid already,"
Marshall said. "Once he
gets into the system and
falls into my system, I feel
like he's going to step in.
"I'm losing a first
baseman this year, and I
need me a big bat and a
big kid to play on the cor-
ner. So I feel he'll come in
right away and fit right in
at first base and also use
him on the pitching
mound this year."
During Crosby's sign-
ing, Marshall said that he
had a chance to become
another EWC alumnus to
sign a professional con-
tract. That possibility is
Crosby is looking forward
"When I heard that
two or three kids were get-
ting looked at (for the
draft), I was like, 'Why
don't I go there if the
(team is already sending
kids to the pros)?' It's a
good opportunity to go
over there and play and
see what's going on."
(Dan Shanks is sports
editor of the Nassau
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JUNE 13 2009
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By: Jamarcus Jackson, teen reporter, The Florida and Georgia Star
As summertime approaches, the challenge of idle time face children
accustomed to being in school. The Household of Faith Christian center is
providing a program to keep students active and provide parents a peace
of mind. Camp H.O.M.E, (Holding On More Effectively) give students expe-
rience in Leadership enrichment, religious studies, and community experi-
Ms. Tony Brown, spokes person for Household of Faith, explains
how different companies both private and non-private come and talk to the
kids. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office and different fire departments volun-
teered their personal time to talk to the kids.
A student named Kendra Stammers says, "I can't wait to participate
in dance lessons and meet new friends."
Art Collins Will Deliver Keynote Address at FAMU's
2009 Summer Commencement
Art Collins, a Florida A&M University (FAMU) alumnus,
will serve as keynote speaker at the 2009 summer com-
mencement. The ceremony is scheduled for 6 p.m.
Friday, August 7 in the Multipurpose Center Teaching
Gymnasium. Collins is a former Student Government
Association President and the first chairman of the
FAMU Board of Trustees.
Doors will open for the general public at 5 p.m. and the
line of march will begin at 5:30 p.m.
Collins is the founder, president and chief executive
officer of Public Private Partnership Inc., an independent
strategic planning and political consulting firm. Since
1989, the firm has provided strategic advice to multina-
g 0tional corporations, entrepreneurs, investors, political
campaigns, political parties, elected leaders, nonprofits
and government organizations.
Collins served as a public liaison within the Obama-
Biden Transition Project following the 2008 United States Presidential election. During the
2008 presidential primary and general election campaign, he served as senior political
strategist for current United States President Barack Obama. In 2004, Collins was senior
advisor to U.S. Senator John Kerry, the Presidential Democratic Nominee during his gener-
al election campaign for President of the United States. In 1990, he served as campaign
manager for Florida Supreme Court Chief Justice Leander J. Shaw, Jr. Collins was a mem-
ber of the Democratic National Committee's (DNC) Democratic Business Council during the
tenure of DNC Chairman Ron Brown.
Collins serves as a member of the Board of Directors and as treasurer of the Congressional
DlacK Caucus ( a~) roinical eaucaton ana Leaaersnip insute anu is chairman or Uts mUln
tank, the 21st Century Council. He served as a board member and treasurer for both the
CBC Political Action Committee and the CBC Foundation. He serves as a member of the
Board of Trustees for the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Ga. He is also a mem-
ber of the Board of Advisors for the Alliance for Digital Equality, a bipartisan consumer advo-
cacy organization serving underserved communities on matters that pertain to information
technology, telecommunications reform and product awareness.
Florida Governor Jeb Bush appointed him to the Board of Trustees of FAMU in 2001, where
he was elected as its first chairman. Following his tenure as a U.S. Senator, the late former
Florida Governor Lawtoh Chiles appointed Collins to the Florida Small and Minority
Business Advisory Council and the Florida Prepaid Postsecondary Education Expense
Board, where he served on the investment committee overseeing more than $2 billion in
investments. Collins was also appointed by former U.S. Senator and then Florida Governbr
Bob Graham to serve on the Governor's Business Advisory Council on Education and the
State Board of Independent Postsecondary Vocational, Technical, Trade and Business
Schools. Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Bob Crawford appointed Collins to the Florida
Consumers' Council, where he served as its chairman. He also served as a member of the
Tallahassee-Leon County Florida Planning Commission.
In 1982, Collins started his professional career as a systems engineer and account mar-
keting representative with the IBM Corporation. During 1987 and 1988, he served as a
deputy receiver and the legislative affairs director with the Florida Department of Insurance.
He was appointed in 1989 by the Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives to the
position of staff director for the Office of Black Affairs, providing technical and political sup-
port to African-American legislators.
Collins received his B.S. degree in accounting from the School of Business and Industry
at FAMU. He was awarded an honorary doctorate at FAMU's spring 2009 commencement.
He has studied law at the University of Miami School of Law in Miami, Fla., and abroad at
the University of Montpellier in Montpellier, France. He is married to Sela Thompson Collins
and has five children.
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. By 2010, minorities will account for roughly 30 percent
of the population, according to the United States Bureau of the Census. Today, 30
percent of all public school students in the 24 largest school systems are minorities
based on "The state and its educational system," by Harold L. -Hodgkinson.
But entry rates for college-age minorities into higher education are declining.
Given this reality, the Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Education will
host "Educational Access and Success in the 21st Century," a Florida school coun-
selors' recruiting and professional development workshop from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
on June 29, at the FAMU Multipurpose Ceiter Teaching Gymnasium.
"We are inviting high school counselors to FAMU to participate in the workshop
in hopes they will return home and share what FAMU has to offer to their students,"
said Genniver Bell, Ph.D., dean of the FAMU College of Education. "We will have
representatives from each school and college on-hand as well as representatives
from student services."
The workshop will focus on promoting the inclusive access, and success through
various on-going programs, services, initiatives and related efforts that will address
financial and'cultural barriers to higher education participation. All aspects of the
college environment will be involved in this workshop.
The workshop will feature segments on financing the educational experience and
understanding the culturally different student. A working lunch with FAMU
President James H. Ammons is also scheduled.
For more information, call the FAMU College of Education at (850) 599-3482.
The Hispanic Community of Jacksonville unites and
Says NO TO CRIME, NO TO DRUGS and NO TO ALCOHOL
The Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations, Inc. cordially invites the Community to participate in
JUNE 20, 2009
12 NOON- 6:00 PM.
ORANGE PARK TOWN HALL PARK
(BETWEEN KINGSLEY AVE. & PARK AVE.)
This event is geared towards prevention, intervention and education for youth
Nilda Alejandro, President of EL CONCILIO along with the Committee of "YOUTH 2009", invites peo-
ple of all races and ethnicities to join and support this enormous event.
This is a magnificent opportunity for all Hispanics and the community as a whole to come together and
work towards one common goal. Uplifting our youth.
The second edition of "YOUTH 2009" motto of "Say NO to Crime, Drugs and Alcohol" fortifies our com-
mitment to our youth to ensure their future is bright.
As violent crime continues to make headlines in our City and devastate families and neighborhoods, it
has become clear that the community must unite to cure this problem. The focus of this program is
towards youth crime prevention and addiction.
This event will also feature kiosks of food, music, souvenirs, information on education, games for chil-
dren and much more. Among invited artists of both local and national acclaim are Miguel Angel and his
sensation group of Puerto Rican singers and performers.
EL CONCILIO hopes you, your family and friends will join us for this spectacular afternoon. Admission
and participation is FREE. For more information please call. Nilda Alejandro to the 904-291-3101 or
College and Career Comer
By Rose Rennekamp
Why College Rejection Might Be a Blessing in Disguise
Five tips to make lemons out of lemonade
The postman walks up to your postbox, opens the door, and deposits an envelope that holds the key
to your plans for the next four years. As you reach in, you see the return address from College X,
your first choice! Heart beating, you bring the letter inside to open it.
Four options are possible: Acceptance, being on a wait list, deferment/mid-yearadmittance, or rejec-
tion. The first is easy, the next two offer options, but the fourth? Well, unless the college made a mis-
take, the decision is pretty much final signed, sealed and delivered.
Read the rejection letter carefully. What does the wording reveal? Remember that admissions offi-
cers must choose diverse entering classes. While you may have incredible gifts and talents, the col-
lege must create a well-rounded class.
Universities consider'many different factors GPA, extracurricular activities, service, test scores,
and personal essays and interviews. To avoid cookie-cutter classes, colleges must draw from a wide
variety of geographical regions, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, academic fields, athletic abilities,
and artistic experiences, among many other considerations. This year, they may have needed oboe
players, more students from the Midwest, tennis stars and/or future physicists. If your resume didn't
match the college's criteria, you may not have made the cut.
Once you have mourned the loss of your first-choice college, you need to move on to Plan B. What,
you have no Plan B? It's time to dei
1. Consider offers from second- or third- or fourth-choice colleges. As the saying goes, you should
never put all your eggs in one basket. You may be surprised to discover these "safety" schools actu-
ally offer a better fit, offer better financial aid packages, or offer academics and programs that rival
or exceed your first-choice school.
2. Consider a gap year. You can work, travel, or intern in your desired career field. And who knows?
If the year is a productive one, you may re-apply to your first-choice school and get accepted.
3. Consider a community college to earn affordable college credits. Meet early with a counselor to
ensure all your college work will transfer. After a semester or two, you can apply to a 4-year college;
the final diploma comes from the 4-year institution. So you and your family will save some money
in the process.
4. Consider a brand new college. In late spring, some universities discover they have openings for
first-year students. You can meet with a high school counselor to discuss options or visit a reputable
nonprofit site (like the regional New England Board of Higher Education) to learn which schools
5. Consider spending the next year learning a new skill, boosting your ACT score, or learning a
new language. Anything that sets you apart from the crowd is an advantage in the college-admissions
Like so much in life, college decisions are subjective. Try to seek out better and brighter alternatives.
The day may soon arrive when you view the rejection as the best opportunity ever.
Rose Rennekamp is the vice president of communications for ACT. She is a mom and has a master's
of education in guidance and counseling. For more college and career-planning information, visit
www.act.org. Have a topic you want covered in a future.column? Send a letter to this newspaper oi
e-mail Rose at email@example.com.
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