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Gregory Chisholm, 50, Eric Steven Scott, 18,
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Above are the three males, still unidentified, while stealing 40 Apple I-pods from
WalMart. See more on B-3. Gregory Chisholm, was shot at a BP while pumping
gas around 2 am Tuesday on his way home from work. Eric. Scott, 18, was slain on
a Southside apartment parking lot Wednesday. Both families are grieving. It has
been reported that Scott's murder was a matter of self defense per information given.
Jacksonville suffered seven murders during a ten day period.
Sheriff Rutherford is still facing questions regarding the 42 shots'fired by JSO offi-
cers at a suspect who had car jacked a car carrying a female and a 2-year old after
robbing a bank. The suspect was killed, the woman and child were shot. The sher-
iff announced that Jacksonville exceeded the overall state reductions in crime for
2009. He stated that his department is still committed to making the city safe.


Erykah Badu Bad
Erykah Badu, a South
Dallas native, removed
Dall of her clothing while
walking through Dallas'
P .. L Dealey Plaza where
President John Kennedy
Erykah Badu, removed all of was fatally shot about
her clothing as she walked.
47 years ago. She
claimed she did it in recognition of his 'revolutionary'
behavior but many question that since Mr. Kennedy
was not considered a revolutionist.
Badu is not married and is the mother of four.
Residents of Dallas and around the world felt her
behavior was disrespectful. Later that day, she made it
to a Dallas mall where she signed copies of her new
book. Even after doing her strip show, she did not get
the crowd she expected for her book signing.

Thousands Marched for Tax
Credit Scholarships ,


More than 5,500 students, parents and supporters
marched and gathered at the State Capitol of Florida for
Florida Tax Credit Scholarships.
The Florida House passed CS/SB 2126 Thursday by a
bipartisan majority. Florida House has a Republican
majority but 20 of the 43 Democrats present voted for.
the bill which is now headed to Governor Crist for sig-
nature.
Chairman of the scholarship organization said, This is
a milestone in the empowerment of low-income fami-
lies in Florida and for the parental choice movement
nationwide. He added, that he believes the bill will
make the scholarship more accountable and more
available. He added that he hopes it will also make peo-
ple recognize that this program will strengthen public
education.
The bill will reduce the scholarships as household
income increases but students can receive a full schol-
arship as long as family income is 200% or less of the
federal poverty level.


We had eight years of Bush and Cheney, now you
get mad!
You didn't get mad when the Supreme Court
stopped a legal recount and appointed a President.
You didn't get mad when Cheney allowed Energy
company officials to dictate energy policy.
You didn't get mad when a covert CIA operative
got outed.
You didn't get mad when the Patriot Act got
passed.
You didn't get mad when we illegally invaded a
country that posed no threat to us.
You didn't get mad when we spent over 600 bil-
lion (and counting) on said illegal war.
You didn't get mad when over 10 billion dollars
just disappeared in Iraq.
You didn't get mad when you found out we were


torturing people.
You didn't get mad when the government was illegally wiretapping Americans.
You didn't get mad when we didn't catch Bin Laden.
You didn't get mad when you saw the horrible conditions at Walter Reed.
You didn't get mad when we let a major US city drown (New Orleans-Hurricane
Katrina).
You didn't get mad when we gave a 900 billion tax break to the rich.
You didn't get mad when, using reconciliation; a trillion dollars of our tax dollars
were redirected to 'insurance companies for Now Continued Page A-7


Seeking the City of

Jacksonville for God
Jacksonville 6th Annual Greater Jacksonville Prayer
Breakfast will be held on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at
North Jacksonville Baptist Church, 8531 N. Main
Street at the Trout River Bridge. This event is being
presented by the First Coast Christian Outreach with a
free breakfast buffet beginning at 7 a.m. Every man
and woman of God is encouraged to attend this histor-
ical occasion. The speaker will be Pastor John Thomas
of Kings of Kings Baptist Church, Cape Town, South
Africa. Uniting the church in prayer, the event Tuesday
will be an introduction to the planned Global Day of
Prayer, May 13-23, 2010 where Edward Waters
College choir will be the guest singers.
Millions from almost every stream of Christian faith
will gather to answer the same call for repentance and
prayer. The goal will be ten leading up to one followed
by ninety, Ten days of constant prayer: May 13-22-
millions of christians will find Seeking-See A-7

The Mayor's Race is On
City Councilwoman at Large, Glorious Johnson, now
a Democrat, announced on Thursday that she will be in
the race for Mayor of Jacksonville. With her
announcement, she has joined eleven other candidates
who- had already stated their position.
Ms. Johnson stated that she joined the race because of
the number of issues that are not being addressed in the
city, including education.
She said she will reach out to all of the citizen's of
Jacksonville-every age, every race, every income level.
Already in the race are: Rick Mullaney, Jim Bailey,.
Audrey Moran, Mike Hogan, Kevin Hyde, Robert
Hutcherson, Warren Lee, James Moser, David Crosby,
Dan Newman and Brenda White. Many are still wait-
ing to see if and when Alvin Brown will join in the bat-
tle, which would then bring the number up to 13. Most
of the candidates are Republicans.
Eugene Allen, Butler to Eight
Presidents, Dies at 90
Eugene Allen served as the
Official White House butler for
8 American presidents.
On the eve of the last presi-
dential election day, his wife of
Eugene Allen, 90 65 years passed so for the first
time, he had to vote alone.
Allen died of kidney failure. He was 90.


Senator Tony Hill was Among the 3-
day Delegation that travelled to
Senegal to Celebrate its 50-Years of
Independence


Senator Tony Hill, President Abdoulaye Wade, Miami County
Commissioner Audrey Edmondson in Senegal.
Many prestigious Americans travelled to Senegal,
Africa, April 2-4 to the capital of Dakar, to join in the
50th anniversary of Senegal's founding as an independ-
ent republic.
President Wade told the audience, "It is the destiny of
Africa, after four centuries of incomprehensible con-
flict and turmoil, to now become a continent united by
the best of human achievement, cultural excellence,
prosperity, security, peace and progress."
Guest from around the world attended parades, cultur-
al events, and festive public ceremonies, with a look
towards a unified, dynamic Africa in 2017 and many
years to come.

Isadore Banks Honored
Most have not'heard of Isadore Banks. He was an
African-American World War I veteran and was one of
the wealthiest black landowners in the town of Marion,
Arkansas.
With his bare hands, he helped to not only bring elec-
tricity to his entire town in the 1920's he also purchased
school supplies for black schools and started his own
cotton gin business that prevented black farmers from
being damaged by white farmers.
Banks was not only a rich man, he was a big man,
weighing about 300 pounds. He therefore kept his
shoes untied because his feet were so large.
In June 1954, he was chained to a tree and set on fire,
one month before his 60th birthday.
Questions about his land and his murder is still
unsolved. It has been reported that the FBI lost all
records that could help them solve the murder case.
Banks was honored Wednesday in Arkansas.


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which is about the same as
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sions to file. For example,
military personnel serving in
a combat zone have 180 days Marco Rubio, Senatorial candidate who is running against Governor Charlie Crist,
after leaving the combat zone continues to demonstrate tendencies that make one wonder about Mr. Rubios mind
to file their returns. Victims set. First of all the main thrust of his campaign revolves around Governor Crists'
of recent natural disasters in welcome for the President of The United States when Mr. Obama visited Florida.
certain federally declared The Governor, showing-respect for the President, shook hands nd gave him a warm
disaster areas also have extra and friendly Florida welcome, characterized by Mr. Rubio as a hug. So here's the
time. ohieticnj o n could it hbe that candidate Rubio didn't like the fact that the governor


touched a black man? Agree or .disagree with President Obama's policy the
President of The United States deserves a greeting consisting of civility, friendliness,
and respect...and none of these mean that the greeter has sold out his party or sacri-
ficed his principles. Quite the contrary, Governor Crist represented the people of
Florida properly and demonstrated his ability to 'work across the aisle' for the sake
of his office and his constituency. I don't know of any sane person who would not
welcome the President in exactly the same way! The next item producing the
uncomfortable smell of racism is the fact that candidate Rubio refers to himself as
"the great right hope." This obviously is a takeoff on the phrase "Great White Hope,
a label first applied to boxer Jim Jeffries leading up to his match with heavy weight
campion Jack Johnson, who was black. The phrase was used to whip up whites
against blacks. The word play by Mr. Rubio is not clever, it's dumb and it surely
gives us an insight into Marco Rubio's mind set. Finally, Candidate Rubio vigorous-
ly criticized the Supreme Court appointment of Sonia Sotomayor and, in doing so,
talked about her in an uncomplimentary fashion. is attitude was confrontational and
disrespectful to the President and showed a man that could never work with anyone
who might disagree with him. Rubio is not Senatorial material and we should rec-
ognize his nonsense and make sure that Charlie Crist is our next United States
Senator.

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'"There's Always Somnething Happening On

SWoodlawn's 140th Anniversary A ,
Luncheon Celebration
During the 140th Anniversary of Woodlawn
Presbyterian Church, the membership celebrated the
Church's Anniversary with a Luncheon at the Wyndham --1
Hotel on the Southbank. There was much pleasure with
"Woodlawn's Generations" Fashion Show. Everyone
enjoyed this added feature. Retired Educator and
Woodlawn Presbyterian member, Mrs. Nancy Scriven
Watts captured the spirit of the event when she gave the
occasion for the event.
"The history of Woodlawn Presbyterian Church Members of the Pearson Family
dates back to a few committed saints who envisioned a
Presbyterian Church with Black leadership. Long
before the formal organization of the Church, in 1870, Mrs.
Walker
there were blacks who had been exposed to the worship
services, teachings and activities of Presbyterian through
their association and membership with the First
Presbyterian Church at Ocean and Monroe Streets.
Under the leadership of John E, Onley, five years
after the Civil War, the only African American
Presbyterian in Jacksonville was organized. There was
unity of spirit and purpose which drove the vision that
that ultimately resulted in the founding of the third
Presbyterian Church ofi Sunday February 27, 1870,
when Reverend J.W.C. Pennington led the first worship
service.
In August, 1875, the name of the church was
changed to Laura Street Presbyterian Church, located at
Laura and State Streets. The church grew in membership
and programs under the dynamic leadership of many
outstanding ministers and became a landmark in
Downtown Jacksonville. Mrs. Juliet Curington Mrs. Mary Pearson
The growth of the Church was phenomenal and 6ou-
pled with the expansion of downtown Jacksonville; the Graylin,
decision was made by the congregation to relocate the
church to a suburban area.
OnAugust 11, 1963, the congregation worshipped in
the first unit of the relocated church at Woodlawn and40
Cleveland Roads, under the leadership of Reverend .
Franklin D. Wilson. The church was officially named ,,
Woodlawn Presbyterian Church.
Under the leadership of Reverend Robert N.
Burkins, a new sanctuar \\%as dedicated on Sunday.
November 15, 1981. The church increased its facilities
and its ministries under the dynamic leadership of
Reverend Burkins.
In June of 1988, Reverend Dr. Joe W. Rigsby accept-
ed the torch of leadership for the Woodlawn flock,
becoming the Church's 25th pastor. Under his outstand-
ing and pastoral leadership, the fellowship hall was
remodeled to provide adequate facilities for the Sunday
School and Music Department. A Multi-Purpose Family IMs. Ruth Pearson
Life Center was constructed and dedicated on Smith
September 13, 2003. Church membership has continued Ms. Denise Tf
to increase and'the church's witness to the through' its Mrs. St. Frances
to inreaseDarby Daniels
outreach programs has intensified.
SIn 2008, REV. RIGSBY celebrated 20 years of ded-
icated service to the. Woodlawn. congregation.
A loving anniversary celebration was planned in honor
of Reverend and Mrs. Rigsby in appreciation for their
commitment to the Church.
Under his strong leadership, on February 10, 2010,
the church dedicated new and expanded facilities in the
form of a remodeled entrance, a beautiful new vestibule
and needed restroom facilities.
As we thank God for 140 years of service and min-
istry, we contemplate our past: A legacy to our future
and today we continue the celebration with a time of fel-
lowship, reflection and remembering the generation that
have made Woodlawn the warm and caring church it is!"
Personally I have many fond memories of the Laura
Street Presbyterian Church from Suriday School with
The James Family and the teen activities initiative of
the late Rutledge Pearson. The melodious sounds from
the choir through the years remain in my heart and mind.
The church has never lost its warmth and caring manner. Prince Phillips Ms. R
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Schedule of Events and Services )

"THE BIRTH OF HYMNS MUSICAL" will be held
on Sunday, April 18, 2010 starting at 4:00 p.m. at MT.
SINAI MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH, Rev. R.
L. Gundy is Pastor. The program will feature several
guest choirs, soloists, Mt. Sinai Voices of Faith, and the
B. J. Lane Chorus. The public is invited to come out and
enjoy this Spiritual Program. The church is located at
2036 Silver St. You can call the church at 354-7249 for
more information.
MT. OLIVE A.M.E. CHURCH On April 18, 2010,
Jennie Brooks Missionary Society and Lay
Organization will present "Missionaries and Laity
working together to build God's Kingdom." Rev. Dr.
Melvin Kennerly will be the preacher of the hour. He's
a native of Jacksonville and the son of Harold and
Dorothy Kennerly, long-time members of Mt. Olive.
The public is cordially invited to attend. Rev. Granville
Reed, III is Pastor. The church is located at 841 Franklin
St.
ZION HOPE BAPTIST CHURCH HOMECOM-
ING 2010 Family, Friends and Former Zion Hope
Family Members, you are invited to attend our home-
coming service on Sunday, April 11th at 3:30 p.m. Rev.
Eugene Diamond of Abyssinia Baptist Church will be
the guest speaker. Rev. Clifford Johnson, Jr. is Pastor.
The church is located at 2803 W. E'tgewood Ave.
WALK, RIDE OR ROLL in the Gift for Life Block
Walk. Sisters Network, Inc.-Northeast FL Chapter. A
neighborhood walk door-to-door to increase awareness
of breast health and resources available in the commu-
nity, Saturday, April'24, 2010. Registration/Route
Selection at First Chronicles Baptist Church, 2559 West
30th St., at 9:00 a.m., Pep Rally at 9:45 a.m., Block
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(AREA DEATHS)

ACUFF, Mary Lou, 88,
died April 6, 2010.
ADSIDE, George, Sr.
died April 7, 2010.
CIANCA, Mario, Sr., 88,
died April 7, 2010.
CRAWLEY, John
Wesley, died April 6, 2010
DAVIS, George A., died
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FOLKES, Jacqueline,
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GEPFORD, Thomas,
died April 8, 2010.
GIVINS, Walter Lee, Jr.,
died March 31, 2010.
HANEY, John T., Jr.,
died April 8, 2010.
HENRY, Paul Bailey, 60,
died April 6, 2010.
KING, John Forbes, Sr.,
died April 8, 2010.


LOON, Arnold Van, 88,
died April 8, 2010.
McNEAL, Ruth W., 85,
died April 6, 2010.
MITCHELL, Mary H.,
86, died April 7, 2010.
NICHOLS, Stephen, died
April 8, 2010.
RAY, Laura Jeanette
Crews, 80, died April 7,
2010.
REEVES, Frieda Zipp,
94, died April 5, 2010..
ROBINSON, Preston B.,
died April 8, 2010.
SLAUGHTER, Margery
Carter, 66, died April 7,
2010.
WILLIAMS, James, Sr.,
died April 1, 2010.
WILLIAMS, Martin, 81,
died April 7, 2010.
WILLIAMS, Ryan
Bernard, died April 1,
2010.


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The Church Directory
"Come and Worship With Us"


Walk from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Call 904-757-6622
by Wednesday, April 14 and provide your t-shirt size.
Lady C. Jones presents WOMEN UNDER CON-
STRUCTION CONFERENCE 2010 (Excuse me, I'm
being renovated) -To be made new, Freed of relation-
ship bondage, freed from issues, healing of the mind,
freed from addiction, self-esteem, etc. April 8th -April
11th: Speakers (7:30 nightly): Thursday Night, Joyce
Stone; Friday Night, Dr. Sylvia Hornsby; Saturday
Morning, Self Esteem Workshop; Saturday Night,
Evangelist Patty Duncan; Sunday Morning, Evangelist
Jennie Brock-Staton. For more information, call (904)
683-4827.
RESURRECTION BAPTIST CHURCH CHRIS-
TIAN CENTER located at 6046 Moncrief Rd. with
Rev. Glenn Foremann, Sr., Senior Pastor, and
Rev.Glenn Foreman, Jr. Pastor is have "Women
Walking by Faith," Sunday, April 18th. Church School-
9:15 a.m.; Morning Worship 1.0,45 a.m.; "Aquarius
Gordon in Concert" 4:00 p.m. Aquarius will lift you
on high with some of the most soul stirring and touch-
ing gospel music of today. Come and be blessed. First
Lady Cheryl Diane Foreman, Pastor of the Day.
DADDY'S LITTLE GIRL FOUNDATION will be
having a Balloon Release and CandleLight Vigil on
APRIL 16th, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at Hemming Plaza in
Remembrance of 13 Year Old Murder Victim-Radarius
Jackson. We are asking for your support in this celebra-
tion and that you join us by bringing Blue Balloons
(Radarius' Favorite Color) and Candles as we assist his
Family and Friends as they celebrate his life, that was
taken by violence. We hope to see you there! For More
Information contact La'Chandra Holliday-Jackson at
904.536.0163 or at ljackson@dlgfoundation.org

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Brunswick on April 9-10, 2010 at Shiloh Missionary
Baptist Church, 1221 Egmont Street. The Convention
Mass Choir will present a Musical Concert April 9th
at 7:00 p.m. at 1611 G St. in Brunswick. The Mass
Choir is under the direction of Brother Curtis Ballard
of Zion Missionary Baptist Church of Brunswick and
Sister Monina Morris of the First African Missionary
Baptist Church of St. Simons Island,GA.


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all comfort: Dqal graciously, we pray thee, with
those who mourn, that casting every care on thee,
they may know the consolation of thy love, "
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Sunday School .....................9:30 a.m.
Sunday Morning
Intercessory Prayer..................10:45 a.m.
Morning Worship ......................1:00 a.m. t
Youth Church ,..
2nd & 3rd Sundays (Old Sanctuary)
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Bishop Eric Lee, Pastor
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(904) 764-5727 Church

Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church
Sunday
Worship Service . . . . . . . . . . . 10:00 a.m.
Church School.... ................................ 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday
"Glory Hour" Bible Study ........................... 10:00 a.m.
"Jehovah Jireh" Bible Study ........................ 6:30 p.m.
2nd & 4th Thursday "Young at Heart Ministry .......... .10:00 a.m.
Friday
Joy Explosion M 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
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 .
M orn ing W orship................................................................................. 11:00 a.m .
Tuesday............................................. Prayer Meeting & Bible Study,7:00 p.m.
Thursday..................................... ................................ Joy N ight,7:00 p.m .
"Email: Gospell175@aol.com
Website: Greaterelbethel.org

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
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Seeking Continued from A-1
ways to pray night and day leading up to pentecost. The global Day of Prayer, which
is May 23, 2010, christians world-wide will assemble to pray.
Ninety days to blessings, May 24 August 21, 2010, as in the first Pentecost, trans-
formed Christians will transform their communities as they offer themselves to God
as instruments through which their prayers can be answered.
It is anticipated, according to the group, that all local alliances among pastors,
churches, missions and business leaders will join. They are seeking volunteers to
help during the 90-days of transformation.

Talking To An Attorney
By Burney Bivens, Esq. LFD

HEALTH CARE ADVANCED DIRECTIVES

Whether we like it or not, there may come a time in our lives where our health will
deteriorate to a point where we are unable to manage our affairs and take care of our
own personal needs. This is where health care advanced directives becomes impor-
tant. A health care advanced directive is a statement about you and how you want
your medical decisions to be made. A Power of Attorney grants authorization to a
person to act in your place to handle your business affairs. There are different types
of advance directives.
A Living Will is a written statement of the kind of medical care that you want or
do not want if you become unable to make your own decisions. It is called a Living
Will because it takes affect while you are still living (as opposed to a Last Will and
Testament which takes effect after your death). In many cases, a Living Will will
give directions to your health care provider that if your health has deteriorated to a
point where there is no reasonable medical probability of recovery, then you direct
that life prolonging procedures be withheld or withdrawn when the application of
such procedures will served only to prolong artificially the process of dying and
direct that you be permitted to die naturally with only the administration of medi-
cine or the performance of any medical procedure deemed necessary to provide you
will comfort, proper care or to alleviate pain. You may also designate whether you
want food and water to be withheld. This is a decision that is generally made with
the patient, family and their doctor. Some writers suggest that a Living Will can be
an oral statement, but for the protection of everyone involved, it is recommended
that the statement be in writing and witnessed. In addition, if a Living Will has been
made, it can be revoked and withdrawn with another written document.
A Health Care Surrogate is a document naming another person as your representa-
tive to make medical decisions for you if you are unable to make them for yourself.
You may include instructions about any treatment that you want or do not want, sim-
ilar to a Living Will. While this document is similar to a Living Will, some think
of the Living Will as instructions when you are going to die and the Health Care
Surrogate as giving instructions when you are going to live.
Anatomical Donation documents indicate that you wish to donate, at death, all or
part of your body. This can be an organ and tissue donation to persons in need, or
donation of your entire body for training for health care workers. You can indicate
your choice to be an organ donor by designating it on your driver's license or state
identification (at your nearest driver's license office), signing a uniform donor form,
or expressing your wish in a Living Will. If you wish to make an anatomical dona-
tion, the most important thing is that it is in writing and readily available at the time
of your death. It is as important that this document be discovered either before or
shortly after your death, because there are certain procedures that must be followed
in order to preserve the organs or tissues or the entire body for the purposes that you
intend. If a funeral' director or a medical examiner has already performed certain
procedures on your body, then it may be rendered unsuitable for donation.
Another document that may be considered is a Durable Family Power of Attorney.
Unlike medical decisions, the Durable Family Power of Attorney gives directions
for handling your personal and business affairs. This is generally delegated to a
trusted relative that you can count on to handle your affairs, business and money for
your interest instead of their own. This document should also be in writing, wit-
nessed and notarized. Finally, your Last Will and Testament gives directions to who
you want to handle your affairs at the time of your death (personal representative)
arid how you want your assets to be distributed to your beneficiaries who are desig-
nated in the Will.
You may want to consult with your own attorney and/or health care professional
in planning for your Living Will, Health Care Surrogate, Anatomical Donations,
Durable Family Power of Attorney, and Last Will and Testament.
This article is submitted by Burney Bivens, Esq., LFD of the law firm Bivens, Jones & Associates and
Aaron and Burney Bivens Funeral Home. During the next several months a series of articles will
appear regarding legal issues and funeral service related issues. Mr. Bivens has practiced law in
North Florida for 27 years and has provided legal representation to the funeral service industry for
more than 25 years and is also a licensed funeral director with his son. For questions on legal issues
call the law office at 904-264-3412. For questions regarding funeral services call Aaron and Burney
Bivens Funeral Home at 904-264-1233.














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Medicare provides.
You didn't get mad when the deficit hit the trillion dollar mark, and our debt hit the
thirteen trillion dollar mark. -
You finally got mad when the government decided that people in America deserved
the right to see a doctor if they are sick. Yes, illegal wars, lies, corruption, torture,
stealing your tax dollars to make the rich richer, are all okay with you, but helping
other Americans... oh hell no.
BUT YOU ARE 100% MAD. Is it because we have an African American president?
The above was written by an unknown author and submitted to The Star by Mr.
Favor. What is bothering many is that in spite of progress made during the past 14
months, there is an increase in black candidates in the GOP and some are a part of
the tea party which appears to be promoting the growing violence. The FBI this
week, arrested two men who threaten two female politicians and it is said that 30
governors were sent letters with strong demands. Michigan's Stupak, a tea party tar-
get said Friday morning, that he will retire from Congress this year, even though he
said he fought his whole career for health care reform and now that it has been
achieved, he is leaving.
CNN, the 'real' news channel is falling behind Fox News in ratings even though
Fox won a law suit.based on the argument that it is not a requirement to tell the truth
when reporting the news since it is not a law, just a policy of the Federal
Communications Commission.
The question now is, if improvement continues through the Obama administration
will the masses continue to be 'mad'?

INVITATION FOR BIDS

INSTALL THREE (3) HIGHMAST LIGHT POLES
AT THE TALLEYRAND MARINE TERMINAL
JAXPORT Project No. T2010-04
3AXPORT Contract No. C-1321

April 9,2010
Sealed bids will be received by the Jacksonville Port Authority until i30PM local time, May 6,
2010, at which time they shall be opened In the Public Meeting Room of the Port Central Office
Building, 2831 Talleyrand Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida, for Install Three (3) Hiahmast Liaht

All bids must be submitted in accordance with specifications and drawings for Contract No.
C-1321, which may be examined in, or obtained from the Procurement Department of the
Jacksonville Port Authority, located on the second floor of the Port Central Office Building, 2831
Talleyrand Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida 32206. (Please telephone 904/357-3018 for
information.)
A MANDATORY PRE-BID CONFERENCE AND SITE VISIT WILL BE HELD ON APRIL22,
2010: AT 10:00 AM, IN THE PUBLIC MEETING ROOM, FIRST FLOOR OF THE PORT
CENTRAL OFFICE BUILDING LOCATED AT ADDRESS STATED ABOVE. ATTENDANCE
BY A REPRESENTATIVE OF EACH PROSPECTIVE BIDDER IS REQUIRED. A BID WILL
NOT BE ACCEPTED FROM ANY BIDDER WHO IS NOT REPRESENTED AT SUCH
CONFERENCE.
Bid and contract bonding are required.
The mandatory JSEB/DBE Participation Goal established for this project is 0%.


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Public Events
Saturday, April 17, 2010 11:30 am Welcome, Joint Session. The
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Sunday, April 18, 2010 Morning Services 11:00 am
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"Taking God's Work Into Overtime"
The men of Historic Saint Paul A.M.E. Church-
Brunswick, Georgia, Rev. Catherine Mathis, Pastor,
observed their 2010 Men's Day Worship Service on
Sunday, March 28, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. The guest mes-,
senger, Minister Rick Short of Greater Jerusalem
Missionary Baptist Church encouraged the congrega-
tion, "To stay in the race and to present themselves as l IIII, I ,
strong, spiritual male images both inside and outsideMEIl
the church." The Musical selections were provided by .
Saint Paul's Mens Choir, along with the renowned
Ambassadors for Christ, Solist Deacon Johnny Griffin
of Greater Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church andU
Saint Paul A.M.E.'s Boys to Men Praise Dance
Ministry. Historic Saint Paul A.M.E. Church is locat- 1 jliI
ed at 1520 Wolfe St, Brunswick, GA
"A Change in the Heart",....
Saint Paul AME Church has become known for its
dramatic offering "A Change in the Heart" A Spiritual
Drama that is sure to strengthen your spiritual aware-
ness through the medium of drama and song. Every
aspect of this production is written and directed by
Saint Paul's church member, Chris Hulett. The cast
and crew consist of Reverend Catherine Mathis and
the church members, some of whom had never been in .
a play before. For further information and future per-
formance dates call the church @ (912)264-2734. ,


Reverend Catherine Mathis, Pastor, Minister Rick Short,
Speaker and Brother Charles Warren, Men's Day
Chairperson



Last chance to get your taxes filed, free of charge!


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Thursday, April 15, 2010
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P4CF R~? THE STAR APRIL 10, 2010


SK ueanna, is an aavice column Inuwn jur its
fearless approach to reality-based subjects!


Dear Deanna!
I have a platonic relationship with a male friend of four years
but my fiance doesn't like it. He has begun making hints that
I've slept with my friend and accusing me of lying to him.
I've only known my fiance for two years and if I had to
choose between the two men, I would choose my friend. How
can I convince my fiance that we're only friends and that nothing is going on? This
is becoming stressful because I love both men and want them in my life. Help?
Sharon San Antonio. TX

Dear Sharon:
Your future husband is jealous of your relationship with your male friend. It's your
responsibility to find balance as you seek to have both relationships. Invite your
husband to be part of the friendship so he can understand and be more open mind-
ed. Also be mindful of your platonic friendship to make sure you're not giving your
fiance reasons to complain. If things don't improve after the air is clear, you fiance
has issues you certainly need to explore.

Dear Deanna!
My boyfriend and I have dated for 3-years and I gave him a key to my apartment.
Now that he can come in, eat, sleep and go as he pleases, things have changed. He
doesn't come over as often and when he does, it's late at night. I've asked him for
a key to his place but he said'no without an explanation. I told him I wanted my key
back and he said if I take it from him or change the locks, the relationship is over.
Was it a mistake to give him a key in the first place?
Tanya On-Line Reader

Dear Tanya:
If his name isn't on the lease then he shouldn't have a key. You made yourself vul-
nerable because he knows you won't entertain anyone else since he can show up at
any time. He's not going to give you a key because he's not as committed as you
are. You should take your key and if that's the only thing that can end the relation-
ship, then you don't need him. If he refuses, then change your locks, make him
knock on the door for a visit and keep it moving.

Dear Deanna!
When my husband and I were together he took excellent care of our kids.. Now that
we're divorced he has amnesia and forgot he has obligations of child support and
health care. Don't get me wrong, I still care for him but now I have to go through so
much stress to get him to help me. I have legal documents outlining his responsi-
bilities. How long do I wait before taking him through the court system?
Allison Kramer Omaha, NE

Dear Allison:
Daycare bills, tight clothes, and hungry stomachs don't have time to wait for daddy
to grow up. At this rate, your kids will be senior citizens collecting a pension before
your ex-husband steps up to the plate. The court order that he violated gives you
front row seating with a judge. If he has no sympathy or concern for his children's
welfare, then you need to handle your business and take him to court at lightning
speed.
Ask Deanna is written by Deanna M. Write Ask Deanna! Deanna M, 264 S. La Cienega, Suite 1283,
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Announcements, meetings, happenings, and community events
scheduled in Jacksonville and the surrounding area.


11th ANNUALFUR BALL GALA -Join the Jacksonville Humane Society for
the 11th annual "Fur Ball Gala: A Night at the Oscars" 'on Saturday, May 15,
2010 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Omni Jacksonville Hotel. This year's black-
tie fundraiser will feature dinner, live and silent auctions and the crowning of
the four-legged best actor and best actress. Tickets are $150 per person, $1,000
for a half table, $1,500 for a personal table and $1,700 for a corporate table.
Pets are admitted for free with their owners. Tickets can be purchased at
www.jaxhumane.org or by calling 904-725-8766.
FREE CHOLESTEROL AND DIABETES SCREENINGS offered from
12:00 pm 5:00 pm April 15 at Winn-Dixie Pharmacy, 8650 Argyle Forest
Blvd, Jacksonville, FL., For more information call Cholestcheck: 800-713-
3301 (No-Appointments)
FAMU COLLEGE OF LAW HOODING CEREMONY -The Reverend
Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr., founder and president of the Rainbow/PUSH
Coalition, will serve as the keynote speaker for Florida A&M University
(FAMU) College of Law's Sixth Annual Hooding Ceremony on May 15, 2010.
Reverend Jackson will address the Spring 2010 candidates, (who will have the
Juris Doctor degree conferred in Tallahassee, FL at the University's
Commencement Exercises on May 1, 2010. The Hooding Ceremony will rec-
ognize more than 150 candidates, including the fall 2009 and summer 2010
classes. These are the first classes to be recognized since the College of Law
achieved full accreditation from the American Bar Association.
BECOME A HOBBY BEEKEEPER. SHORTCOURSE Saturday, April
17th from 9:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m. at the Duval County Extension, 1010 N McDuff
Ave. This course will provide an overview of the process and expense involved
with keeping honey bees as a hobby. It includes videos, panel discussions with
local beekeepers and hands-on experience with a bee hive. There is a $10 reg-
istration fee. Please call Becky to pre-register at 904-387-8850.
WHY RENT-OWN YOUR HOME Northwest Jacksonville CDC is having
open house to be held Saturday, April 10, 2010 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Representatives will be on hand to assist with free credit and counseling serv-
ices. Come find out how you can own a home for as little as $500.00 down and
possibly quality for up to $40,000 in down payment assistance. The three
homes that will be featured are all located in the Northwest area. For more
information, please call (904) 764-1805 or 444-1118.
MOBILE DENTAL UNIT On May 11-12, 2010, 8:30 am 4 pm, The
Northeast Florida Baptist Association will have medical, financial screening
and appointments at Yulee Baptist Church, 85971 Harts Road, Yulee. These
appointments are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Only basic dental work
(fillings and extractions) are provided by the MDU. No appointments can be
made on the phone; you must appear in person to make an appointment. The
Mobile Dental Unit of the Florida Baptist Convention will be at The Northeast
Florida Baptist Association, May 24-28, 2010. The Association is located at
851035 US Hwy 17 North, Yulee, Florida. For more information contact the
Northeast Florida Baptist Association 904-225-5941.


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S The Art of Dating
Sjby Justin L. Mabrie, MBA

Freedom As You Please

The dating experience does not
have to be an exclusive interaction
with only one person. That is mar-
riage. Whatever stage you may be
in your life, where' dating is an
option for you, then you are privy to
accepting the parameters you
decide to set. Too often people are
intimidated to date because they
can not choose just one person; they
do not have enough time to devote;
or they find it hard to balance
thoughts from intruding personali-
ties and outside judgment. Dating is
not for others to judge your style or
preference as to the way you go
about it. Dating is for you to enjoy
and gain mutual benefit from the
time spent with a special individual.
'Mutual understanding' and enjoy-
ment are key because you never
want the other person to feel like
you are wasting their time or taking advantage of their presence. Dating is not
about tricking the system or mistreating others' emotions but it is about genuine
involvement at whatever level you are ready for during this time in your life.
Keep in mind levels that are not determined by age but are characteristics of sit-
uational factors affecting your life. Complete enjoyment is gained when there is
lack of stress caused from over-committing and involuntary obligations that are
past your current comfort level. When you feel it in your heart to date one person
and embark on a journey of love with him or her, the feeling will come natural
and your exclusive interaction and attention will match. Until then, it is about
scheduling and enjoying! Maybe you are involved with personalities that are best
for certain activities and areas in your life. Understand each individual's best fit
and schedule your time with him or her accordingly. Do not allow intimidating
personalities to trap your thoughts and attention. Life can be natural and planned
as you allow it. In fact, plan on natural guidance to determine and lead you to
the right decision. Your one true obligation to whomever-you are dating is hon-
esty and undivided commitment during each and every moment you both spend
together.
Remember: Dating is personalized; Refuse judgment, Include honesty.

Contact Justin at justinmabrie@aol.com or Justin L. Mabrie, 5000 Almeda
Road, Houston, TX 77004 for further insight and concerns.








WEAK STEELE
It seems like the the long time idea by some that
"any Negro will do" has backfired on the National
Republican Party!
In the wake of Barack Obama's Presidential
Election victory many conservative groups started to push more dark-skinned
people to the forefront of their organizations, I think, to divide and conquer
America's Black voting block.
Noti-Black people felt that Black voters were so politically stupid that they
would support any political cause if a person of color appeared to be the head and
focus of a political group.
Well, the African-American Chair of the Republican National Committee,
Michael Steele, is now catching hell from GOP party members after a variety of
miscues and activities that has brought shame, ridicule and late night talk show
jokes about Republican finances and other stuff.
Recently, Steele's RNC was criticized for paying bills made at a sexual
bondage themed club in California. Steele's leadership was also questioned in
relationship to poor Republican fund raising for use in the upcoming 2010 elec-
tions.
If you don't know the ends and outs of politics, it is easy to just jump on the
news media bandwagon and blame Steele for everything. Yes, Steele deserves
blame and lots of it but not total blame for everything.
Let me explain. Both major political parties often see declines in fundraising
these days because of political 527s, groups that raise money and spend it in cam-
paigns without the restrictions and regulations that bind national party commit-
tees like transparent donor reporting and expenditure reporting.
In the case of the GOP, the Karl Roves, Glen Becks and other conservatives
oftentimes tell their followers to donate to their 527s instead of giving to the
National Republican Committee.
Also, be real, the "Tea Party" people that don't like Michael Steele never
liked Michael Steele and never will. Even if Steele one day became President,
they would hate him just as much as some racists, sorry, I mean conservatives,
hate Obama.
I don't care if the GOP keeps or gets rid of Michael Steele. When Steele had
a chance to broaden the base of the GOP by getting more Black people involved
in leadership or economically by giving more Black businesses and profession-
als more Republican contracts, Steele chose to do what he's always done, even
when he was a candidate himself in Maryland, give all of his love and all of his
political campaign money to the devilish political beast!
As far as paying a nearly $2000 tab at a sex club in Hollywood, the brother
could have had more fun spending a thousand dollars in Atlanta making it rain at
Magic City!
God bless him. Michael Steele is no friend of mine! (Become a fan of The








APRIL 10 2010


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From Actual Police Reports

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IPOD THEFT AT WAL-MART
On March 22, 2010 at approximately 3:00 am, police responded to
a burglary at 10251 Shops Lane (Wal-Mart Department Store).
When the police arrived, they were informed that two or three
unknown individuals had concealed themselves behind the shopping carts
at the general entrance. Once they entered the store, the suspects pried
open the electronic case door and stole 40 Apple I-pods. The same individ-
uals are suspected in the burglary on March 11, 2010.
The pictures that are attached are the suspects committing the
offense. The pictured vehicle, Chrysler PT Cruiser, is the possible suspect's
vehicle used to flee the area.
This is an ongoing investigation and there is NO more information
available at this time.
Anyone with any information about this offense or who can identify
the individuals is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-
630-0500 or email us at JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anony-
mous and receive a possible reward, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-
TIPS or email them at rewards@fccrimestoppers.com

Photos of Suspects:


Your Weekly

HOROSCOPE
April 5, 2010 April 11, 2010


ARIES
Resist any idle chatter. If you
are not already, think about
going into business for your-
self. Don't let someone you
work with put words in your
mouth. Be prepared to neutral-
ize any threats.
CANCER
Your ability to put things
together will be appreciated


by your comrades.
Unexpected events may upset
your routine. Be sure to keep
communication open with
those you live with. You are
best to keep your money tied
up in a safe and secure place.

[_' LIBRA
Travel %ill be in \our best
interest Stress coupled with
diet will add to stomach prob-
lems Your boss may not be in
the best of moods this %week
Don't trust coworkers with
important or personal in for-
mation

Y CAPRICORN

Keep your mind on your
work and stay away from
situations that could ruin
your reputation. People
trying to entice you to join
in will beless than trust-
worthy. Business or pleas,-
ure trips will be knowl-
edgeable as well as highly
successful. Travel will
promote new romantic
connections.


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TAURUS


Your mate may not be too sure

about your intentions. Be sure

you get accurate information.

Tell it like it is. Your stability

will aid you in getting support

from your fellow workers.

LEO

Added knowledge n ill give
you the edge when dealing
with peers. Get involved in
creative projects that could
turn into moneymaking
ventures. Don't be afraid to
confront situations con-
cerning loved ones in order
to sohle any problems that
may exist. Opportunities to
get together %\ith friends
will be enlightening and
entertaining.

SCORPIO
You should be putting in some

overtime. Educational pursuits

should help you develop your

hobbies. Your mate may not

have been honest with you.

Taking on too much won't help

the situation.
" AQUARIUS

Try to bend to their wishes
if 'ou want to a.oid con-
flict. Pleasure trips ~ ill be
favorable and bring about
possible romance Make
plans to attend group dis-
cussions. or get together
with friends who like to
talk as much as you do. If
you can mix business with
pleasure much can be
accomplished.


IE GEMINI
Be extra careful with your
valuables; loss and theft are
evident this week. Be tolerant,
but don't let any one take you
for granted. You may be out of
sorts If you have been extrava-
gant or have let children or
friends take advantage of you
financially. If you're looking to
do something worthwhile,
consider volunteer work.

N| VIRGO
Overindulgence may be a
problem. You will expand
your circle of friends if you
join groups. If you've been
really busy, try to schedule
some time to spend with loved
ones. You could be cornered,
so be prepared to tell the truth.

I/! SAGITTARIUS
Concern yourself with
legal matters and formulat-
ing contracts rather than
finalizing your objectives.
Stop telling others about
Sour problems. You. v ill
profit from home improve-
ment projects and real
estate deals. Don't get
involved ii idle chatter
that will hurt your post-
tion

f-t PISCES

Friends or groups that you're
affiliated with may want you
to contribute more cash than
you can really afford. Look
into some form of physical
recreation. Be careful not to
exaggerate when interacting
with your lover. You will feel
better about yourself and you
may also meet potential
'lovers.


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TAX RETURN FRAUD
Officer was dispatched to 23rd St W. in reference to identity theft.
Upon arrival, he met with the victim. She stated that she received a letter from
the IRS today regarding a tax return that.was filed in her name. The letter
stated that a review of the information provided under her name was neces-
sary for the following items: the income reported, income withheld, claims for
tax-credits, and business income expenses. The victim explained further that
she has not filed taxes in over two years due to a lack of employment. She
stated that she contacted the IRS and explained that she did not file any
taxes for 2009 and did not understand why she received the letter. She stat-
ed that the IRS stated someone filed 2009 taxes online under her name. The
IRS put a stop on the monetary return and required her to file a police report
in order to document the incident.
The victim stated additionally that a friend, potential suspect, Melissa
Smith stated she was going to file her taxes and put the victim as a depen-
dant so that her return would be greater. The victim stated that Ms. Smith had
no basis for filing her as a dependant. She stated that she feels that Ms.
Smith may be behind the fraudulent tax return.

CAR STOLEN OUTSIDE OF BP GAS STATION
Officer was dispatched to an auto theft incident at Baptist Lane. The
victim, Ms. Johnson, reported that her car was stolen while she was at a BP
gas station, near Interstate 95 and Philips Highway. She stated she got out of
the car and went into the store leaving the keys and her boyfriend Barber
inside of the vehicle. While she was in the store, Mr. Barber came into the
store also and left the keys in the car. When she went out, the car was no
longer there. She stated she did not know who took the car. She did not see
the suspectss. Ms. Johnson stated she contacted the Police and tried to
report the vehicle stolen as soon as it was taken; however she stated she
was advised to wait until she got home to report it. She stated she was hys-
terical and the dispatcher could not understand her. After she returned home,
she stated she was afraid to call her father to report that it had been taken so
she waited.
Mr. Barber provided the same statement as Ms. Johnson. He was not
able to provide any information to assist in identifying the suspectss. Ms.
Johnson stated that the car was actually registered to her father Mr. Johnson
who lives in Louisiana, but she was authorized to drive the car. He bought it
for her to drive. Police contacted Mr. Johnson at the number provided by Ms.
Johnson. Mr. Johnson confirmed that he was the owner of the vehicle
and she was authorized to use the vehicle. Mr. Johnson provided the VIN
number to the vehicle. Ms. Johnson completed the necessary paperwork.
Officer contacted NCIC and checked to see if the vehicle had been towed or
placed in storage. It had not. Officer notified NCIC to have the vehicle placed
in the NCIC data base as stolen.
Due to the incident occurring in another location and the two hour time
span between the time the vehicle was taken and the time it was reported, a
neighborhood canvass was not conducted. Case not cleared; Patrol efforts
suspended.


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By Dr Boy'ce Watkins. PhD
Golfing superstar Tigei W\\ods is
reported\ set to renew Is \ o\\ s \\ h hIns
N\ife. Elmin Noidegren, after he plais in
th.- Nlasteis totrnanient this \\eek. The
claim follov s reports that Noidegren
stornned out of Woods' house last \,eek.
stating that she does not plan to attend
the upcoming tournament
\\oods' return to the Master., has
been one of the most celebrated e\ ents
in recent sport luhistor. -Fie did his first
press conference on MIonda-, candidly\
ans\\Cerfilg questions about his personal
and professional endea ors
Tiger \\ood-, has been belabored b\
contirolers', ouer the past fe\\ months
and is. expected to haIe as main as iia9
bod, guaids protecting him fioin mis-
tresses of the past One of his most out-
spoken mistresses' Jols\ In James is a porn
star M\ho doesn't seem to belicle that
\Vood-, can do ainMthinlig rilht Iln a \er
public campaign. LI:imes has asked that
Woods, pologiue ti her picsonally and
a. kno\. ledge their rcl.itioiiiip. She also
sas that she and 1Tigei guot together foi
seJl ust 1iM das alter his daughter \\as


bomr In James' %% oids. Tigei \Voods is "a
big. fat lar."
Pop-eater columnist Robert Shuter
said that a \\oods insider told him this
"Tiger kno\,s this will be the most
important e\ent of his life If he has an\
chance of \\inning back his fans, and
mote important' sponsors, lie has to
plau his best game e\er Then. to strike
while e the iron is hot, he plans on rene\x -
min his wedding g \ o s and finally, putting
a period at the end of this horrid sen-
tence in his life "
I aree w ith Shuter that Woods must
nail the IMasters like never before. A \ ic-
tort- in this tournament uould immedi-
atel\ catapult him back to the top of his
profession and help him to regain his
corporate sponsorships It \ ill also help
the v.orld to see a ne\\. stronger and
movie battle-tested \\oods than the one
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The Star

HIP HOP ARTIST D. MAWL LAUNCH
ANTI-BULLYING INITIATIVE
IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS


The Artist, Who Is Known for Uplifting the Youth, Education aj
Community, Urges Students to be Proactive in Positive Roles
Recently Reported Teen Suicides Have Been Direct Results c
Bullying





















In the wake of sev eral bull\ related suicides. LouisX ille hip hop arti
NlMaw I continues to use his profanity-free hrincs as a vehicle to relate to to(
youth. His musical imox ement o\ er the \ ears has reflected a vested intere
the N south; and he continues his efforts w ith an anti-bulluing initiate. D. N
is current\ speaking to xouth at middle and high schools in an effort to edi
them on the effects of bull ing and the consequences, that follow "I've alv
been concerned \\ ith this issue, because I know how serious iit t It is becoi
an even bigger situation w% ith children taking their own li es because of it.'
Ma\l I's performances, coupled with his creamie workshops and seniinars, I
left students uplifted and intrigued b> his presentation in maln\ schools ac
the country.
This past week, Western Middle School in Louis\ille, Kentucky inm
D. Ma%, I to conduct a total of four assembly seminars on bullying and he
affects both parties inmolhed. Mlan\ D NiMa students were engaged b\
approach ot incorporating a pov\er point presentation on the current imnag
hip hop and how% all of the supposed\ tough tappers are in jail for bad deci
making. He then transitioned to his anti-bulling initiative wheme he \ is
con'e\ed all aspects of bullying which includes- physical, verbal, social,
cyber electronic) bull ming D Maw I concluded his presentation with display
the pictures of young kids w ho have recently conunited suicide because o
constant torment the\ suffered from others. E ern student w\as engaged \w itl
realities of bull\ ing. Another part of D. Maw, I's Anti-Bullying Initiatve inc
follow -up sessions over a six w eek period. one hour per \week w ith various
dents w~ho are directly involved in bully ing.
"I hope to do more '\ th the school systems in the form of create '
ing workshops and sharing positive messages in an effort to clean up the n
tiMe image some hip hop music has left in the community and society.
w hole." says D. Ma, I1. This has been a enr buss start to the 2010 year 1`
Mawl. He kicked off the year with a school tour during Black History m
performing and featuring his classic Black History song. "All Over the F
"which recounts the inventions and contributions that .Aflican-Americans
made to this world. Durine the month of March, D.Nlai\l has continued to I
with the southh \with speaking engagements and more performances This
w eek. lie Xwas invited to conduct w o seminars for the" Men of Qiuaht i\ hi
a mentoring program for Noung male students in middle and high school
deli ered a powerful message entitled "Hip Hop Culture, the Media and Yo(
the young men in attendance.
From more info or to hear some of D NlMa I's music, please
w\Xvx dma Il.com. D. Ma\lI is available for future seminars, moikshops
conferences in the UIS. For booking information, please e-mail dmawlb
ing,,_gmail com.
For media inquiries and interLnes. please contact Keisha Picke
kemsha,''pickeupr comin or I813 I 903-24 "


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Too much is giv Ceni. much is required \\iti that said the Brothers of Comer
Stone Lodge # 8 and the Sisters of Virgin Chapter # 58 of Brunis ick, Georgia host-
ed their annual Eastem Hunt at Ho\ward Coffin Park on April 3rd from 12 noon till 4
p.m in Brtunsw\ ick. Georgia. Serving humanity, has- been the fore front of these
brother and sisters organization since their inception. A special acknokw ledgement
to Zion Lodee and International Longshoremen Association Local 4 1423 \'Vice
President Richard Nixon Jr for support this e\ ent







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PREP RAP #


Never, Ever Give Up
ACT podcast series features Kentucky student who
overcame academic challenges

IOWA CITY, IOWA-A new podcast series for ACT's "Prep Talk"
has been posted on the ACT student website and iTunes.
The 3-part series covers the educational challenges faced by
Macy, a high school student from Kentucky who felt hopeless after
being diagnosed with a learning disability.
"It's the worst feeling in the world that no matter how hard you
work or how hard you try, you'll never succeed," said the Kentucky sen-
ior.
After struggling in school for years, Macy was finally diagnosed
with dyslexia and an auditory processing disorder her freshman year.
Fortunately, her parents helped Macy find the solutions she needed.
With help from incredible tutors, Macy was able to break down con-
cepts until they seemed easy to understand.
"For me to get an A in math was a surreal experience. I realized
that, despite my learning differences and the extra time it may take for
me to learn a concept, I really was a smart person," she said.
Like her classmates, Macy decided to take the ACT@. When she
received her test results, she.decided to take the ACT again. Macy
wanted to show others that, despite her dyslexia, she could improve her
reading score. After hard work and determination, she raised her read-
ing score from an 18 to a 32.
"All things happen for a reason. All the challenges in my' past
have made me even more eager to tackle new challenges in the future."
Find out more at www.act.org.


FAMU Received National Recognition for
Community Service, Named to President's
Honor Roll

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Florida A&M University's (FAMU) College
of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (COPPS) has been named
to the 2009 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor
Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive
for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engage-
ment.
The COPPS's community service hours totaled 27,000, which
equaled to $1.4 million.
The Corporation for National and Community Service, which
administers the annual Honor Roll award, recognized more than 700
colleges and universities for their impact on issues from poverty and
homelessness to environmental justice. On campuses across the coun-
try, thousands of students joined the faculty to develop innovative pro-
grams and projects to meet local needs using the skills gained in their
classrooms. Business students served as consultants to budget-
strapped nonprofits and businesses, law students volunteered at legal
clinics, and dozens of others organized anti-hunger campaigns.
"Congratulations to FAMU COPPS and its students for their ded-
ication to service and commitment to improving their local communi-
ties," said Patrick Corvington, CEO of the Corporation for National and
Community Service. "Our nation's students are a critical part of the
equation and vital to our efforts to tackle the most persistent challenges
we face. They have achieved impactful results and demonstrated the
value of putting knowledge into practice to help renew America through
service."
The Honor Roll includes six colleges and universities that are
recognized as Presidential Awardees, with an additional 115 named to
the Distinction List and 621 schools named as Honor Roll members.
Honorees are chosen based on a series of selection factors including
the scope and innovation of service projects, percentage of student par-
ticipation in service activities, incentives for service, and the extent to
which the school offers academic service-learning courses.
"I applauded the hard work of the faculty, staff and students in
our College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences," said FAMU
President James H. Ammons. "Throughout Florida A&M University's
history, we have always been committed to community service and civic
responsibility."
Henry Lewis III, dean and professor of COPPS said, "Being rec-
ognized by the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor
Roll is the most significant validation of the role community service
plays in a College curriculum. We are extremely grateful and proud."
College students make a significant contribution to the volunteer
sector; in 2009, 3.16 million students performed more than 300 million
hours of service, according to the Volunteering in America study
released by the Corporation. Each year, the Corporation invests more
than $150 million in fostering a culture of service on college campuses
through grants awarded by its programs; the education awards that
AmeriCorps members receive at the conclusion of their term of service
to pay for college; and through support of training, research, recogni-
tion, and other initiatives to spur college service.
The Corporation oversees the Honor Roll in collaboration with
the Department"of Education, the Department of Housing and Urban
Development, Campus Compact and the American Council on
Education.
About the Corporation for National and Community Service
The Corporation for National and Community Service is a federal
agency that engages more than five million Americans in service
through its Senior Corps, AmeriCorps, and Learn and Serve America
programs, and leads President Obama's national call to service initia-
tive, United We Serve. For more information, visit
www.nationalservice.gov.


FAMU TO HOST HAITI RELIEF CONCERT FEATUR-
ING TREY SONGZ, COMMON AND FABOLOUS
The Florida
A&M University
(FAMU) -39th
Student Senate will
host a Haiti Relief
Benefit Concert
featuring three of
this generation's
hottest performers
Thursday, April 15,
at 7 p.m. in the
Alfred Lawson, Jr.
Teaching Center
Gymnasium.
SS Singer Trey
Songz is set to
.headline this con-
cert. There also will be performances by FAMU alumnus and Grammy award-winning
rapper Common and New York-born rapper Fabolous.
"If should be a good one," said Saundra Inge, directorof student activities. "We
wanted to do something very big to help."
Proceeds from the event will go toward FAMU's Haiti Relief Effort.
FAMU has been very active with its role in helping the victims of Haiti following the cat-
astrophic earthquake, which occurred on January 12, 2010.
Subsequently, the university launched a mobile campaign and collected clothing,
food, hygiene products and medical supplies to donate.
"We've also set up a resource center for our students from. Haiti, so if they need
items that we have collected, they can get them," said Inge.
FAMU is also sponsoring an essay contest open to all high school students in the
Big Bend area. Three winners will be selected to receive two VIP passes to the benefit
concert and have a meet-and-greet with Trey Songz, Common and Fabolous.
"Many people use music as their outlet. of expression," said Tyler,.Cheatham,
CEO of the District 7 Production Group and promoter for the concert. "The contest will
introduce local students to the positive side of the music industry and allow them the
opportunity to speak one-on-one with artists in, the industry."
Tickets are $25 for FAMU, Florida State University and Tallahassee Community
College students, and $33 for non-students and the general public.
Tickets can be purchased at the Alfred Lawson, Jr. Teaching Center Gymnasium from 8
a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday or online at www.ticketmaster.com.


qnid sorgs from the Jewish FqRth

Sunday April i8th at 6pm

McGehee Auditorium I 1
SBolles School, San Jose Campus


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