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Teacher Fired Because of New Owner of Largest
Pregnancy Before Marriage
Fourth grade teacher, Jarretta Hamilton admitted to
the Southland Christian School in St. Cloud, Florida
that she had conceived before her marriage. She
requested maternity leave and one week later, she
was dismissed. The teacher was advised that she
was teaching at a Christian school and was there-
fore fired because she committed fornication .which
is against the church's teaching. The school said
that the teacher had made an agreement in her job
application to uphold standards related to the
school's values. Sex before marriage, according to
S the officials, is not upholding their standards.
The former teacher is suing the school and is askig
Teacher, Jarretta Hamilton with for lost job pay and for emotional distress. She is
her husband and baby girl. also suing the school for invasion of privacy
because the administrators informed the parents of the details of the case and why
she was dismissed. The school feel she should withdraw her suit as a Godly person.
Saving Our Youth Who Make
Criminal Mistakes Is it Possible?
Airport in London
Adebayo Ogunlesi, who is called, Bayo, is the
new owner of one of the world's most recognized
Ogunlesi is 56, and is the chairman and managing
partner of Global Infrastructure Partners which is
an independent investment fund based in New York
City. He is from Nigeria and is the son of an 86-
.year-old professor medicine.
i The acquisition of Gatwick is a magnificent step
in expanding his company's assets.
In his television interview, Ogunlesi said that he is
Adebayo Ogunlesi, 56, new owner going "to make Gatwick a truly first class experi-
of Gatwick Airport, London ence." He feels the improvements he desire will
take from 12 to. 18 months. ,By that time, he said,
the passengers will notice the change.
Even though Ogunlesi has made the purchase, the sale must be approved by the
European Union which should be done by the end of 2010. The company was forced
Minorities Now 35 Percent of U.S.,
More Than 50 Percent of Four States
Have you been wondering why there is so much racial drama in America today?
The Census Bureau' estimate is the most likely reason. Their latest report states that
minorities now make up 35 percent of the U. S. population and more than 50 percent
of Texas, Hawaii, New Mexico, California and Washington, D. C.
This update show that minorities increased by 107.2 million or 2.5 percent last year,
with growth coming from Hispanic births arid biracial individuals. The white .popu-
lation remained flat at under 200 million, 65 percent of the country. In 2009, whites
made up 79 percent of the population, according to an AP report.
In Florida, more than half of children born during the past five years, are racial or
In this area, the Hispanic population is still small but nearly tripled since 2000.
-ourtn Juaicial Circuit Juvenile unit: (L-K) AruAntnony Barney, Aru Racneli cnumon,
Attorney Elizabeth Webb, Paralegal Nicola Pare, Division Chief Jenna Love, Paralegal Butch
Tanner, Director Rob Mason, Public Defender Matt Shirk, Legal Assistant Nicole Butler,
Juvenile Mentor Sylvester Black, APD Diana Johnson, APD Rob Bowers.
Even though there are many juveniles serving time, according to the Office of the
Defender, Attorneys from the Juvenile Unit in the Office of Public Defender Matt
Shirk say they work tirelessly defending clients and during a ten-day period within
the month of May earned two difficult 'not guilty' verdicts in trials and various other
For example, APD Diana Johnson led the defense where her client was charged
with marijuana possession. She said, together she and her second chair in that trial,
Rob Mason, convinced the judge to rule "not guilty" because the State used a flawed
process of identifying the 'substance' which the client was accused of possessing
giving reasonable doubt that it was indeed marijuana.
Because of the number of juveniles in the State of Florida that have been given
extremely long sentences as well as life sentences for crimes less than murder, many
citizens are asking how to be assigned a 'winning' defender.
This week's Letter to the Editor is from a Florida prison inmate who is concerned
about the case of the 15 year old who received 70 years in prison. In fact, the write
pointed out some things that he feels will be helpful in the case, and wondered why
the juvenile's attorney-did not present or order such.
Report Say Gulf Seafood is Safe
According to the most recent reports regarding the
Gulf oil spill, seafood is still available and still plenti-
ful, with no medical threats.
A Louisiana restaurant owner said people believing
that the seafood is damaged, is causing restaurants like
his a hardship. He said, "We need consumers to under-
stand and believe that we're delivering a safe, quality
product, because we are."
Right now, according to the report, crab and shrimp
cost more and oyster prices have soared. "Oysters
can't move out of the way of the oil."
The Drug Administration and experts at Louisiana
State University are constantly pulling samples to make
sure the seafood served is safe.
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With the new Arizona
new law which is against
ethnic studies and Texas
now changing their text
books to "white wash' its
public education by
focusing on conservative
ideology, it is imperative
that parents get with their
children and teach them
their heritage. Such is not
'ethnic chauvinism' as
Chris Brown was due to begin a
mega promotional European tour
in June. However, Brown was
denied a work visa by government
officials. According to sources, the
British government does not take
folks who have been accused and
convicted, of a felonious crime and
therefore, reserve their right to be
selective as to whom they let in.
Chris Brown has not been allowed.
It was reported on the
Jacksonville news that a
102 year old lady, Emma
Watson, power was
turned off by JTA, putting
her in the hospital.
Ms. Watson has lived in
the house for 80 years.
JTA said they have
adjusted her $2,000 bill
down to $300. The
Jacksonville Assoc. of
Firefighters will help her.
Missing and Black
May not Get Tracked
Anthony Thomas, 11 Kyron Harmon, 7
Kyron Harmon, 7, of Portland, Oregon has
been missing since Friday morning. You
saw it on the news. But, did you know that
Anthony Thomas, 11, has been missing from
Washington, D. C. since Saturday morning?
No, it has not been on the national news.
The general media has a different criteria
when a black kid is missing compared to
when a white kid is missing so we must
track down our own. Seen Anthony? Call
(202)727-9099 or (888) 919-CRIME.
President Obama Writing
Former President Mandela
President Obama is a Nobel winner and so is for-
mer president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela. It
was announced Wednesday that Obama will con-
tribute to Mandela's "Conversations With Myself,"
Mandela's new book which is a collection of diaries,
journals and other personal materials of the former
South African president and apartheid foe.
The book is due to be released on October 12, 2010.
South Africa is right now experiencing the World
Soccer games. Mr. Mandela was not able to attend
because his great granddaughter was killed in a car
accident this morning.
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SLetter to the Editor
RE: JACKSONVILLE CHILD, 15, GET 70 YEARS SENTENCE
Greetings to you as I pray this letter shall be received by you well in health and spirit. Please excuse my intru-
sion, however, I write this letter to you after reading The Florida and Georgia Star.
Let me say with only knowing the details of this case as reported in your paper and given the recent decision of
the United States Supreme Court on a child receiving a life sentence without parole, Shimeek Daquiel Gridine sen-
tence too is a manifest injustice. I can remember not long ago when such an injustice in this child's sentence would
have been considered outrageous, and the ministers within the community would have marched on the Duval
County Courthouse demanding justice for a fourteen years old child. I'm with the understanding there were two
children involved in this offense, one was treated as a juvenile and received a juvenile punishment and the other
child treated as an adult, facing the prospect of death in a prison sell. I truly thank the Lord in this case, that Mr.
Battle wasn't seriously injured. With reading the article, I have a number of concerns I'll like to bring to your
attention in concern of the 70 years sentence this child received.
First it was reported the children found the gun, and they may not have even known if t was operatable until it
went off. Shimeek offense of attempted murder was a first degree felony, however, when a firearm is used the
degree of the felony is enhanced to a life felony, and the sentence when Judge Soud opts to a number of years can-
not exceed forty (40) years. Now render the 70 years sentence as a matter of law illegal. In sentencing there are
a number of factors Judge Soud must take into consideration, (1) the victim Mr. Battle, what was his.sentenceing
recommendation to the court? (2) With this still being a child, what was the Department of Juvenile Justice sen-
tencing recommendation for Shimeek to Judge Soud? (3) The Florida Department of Correction did what is
known as a presentence investigation report, what was the Department of Corrections sentencing recommendation
for this first time child felony offender to Judge Soud? There are a large number of children offenders with the
Juvenile Justice System, that have committed far greater crimes than Shimeek committed. In Florida there is no
uniformity in the method a judge uses to treat a child that commit a felony as in Shimeek's case, yet the other child
was, thank God, treated as the law intended a juvenile.
May I address my next issue of concern, that addresses the mental state of a fourteen year old child to form the
specific intent to commit this crime?
The attorney should have ordered a psychological evaluation to determine this child's mental state and for any
mental illness. This information should have been made known to Shimeek's parent prior to him accepting the
State's plea offer.
Editor, with being a Florida prison inmate for almost forty (40) years, I would like to tell you do not be deceived,
as I would like to inform you there is no chance of parole for Shimeek. October 1, 1983 parole was abolished in
this state unless you were sentenced prior to October 1, 1983 or up until October 1, 1994 and you receive a 25
years minimal life sentence. Shimeek will have to serve 85% of his 70 years sentence and then be it the will of
God, he'll be released on conditional release to serve 100% of the 70 years sentence. This fifteen (15) years old
child given a 70 years prison term without the possibility of parole for a crime short of homicide, gives no chance
for fulfillment outside prison walls, no chance for reconciliation with society, and no hope.
Such a severe punishment should be available for more heinous offenses. This child given a 70 years prison term
shall surely die in prison absent a Governor pardon. The United States Supreme Court Justice Kennedy has
recently wrote, "the juvenile should not be deprived of the opportunity to achieve
maturity of judgement and self-recognition of human worth and potential." State's
Attorney Angela Corey in her statement concerning intent crimes, yet the state's attor-
ney office every day are making plea offers to habitual felony offenders with murder
and other serious crimes that are sentenced for far less than a fifteen (15) years old
Do I think Shimeek Daquiel Gridine should be punished for his crime? Sure, and
that's the job of the Department of Juvenile Justice. A motion to Disqualify Judge A.
C. Soud should be filed to keep him off Shimeek's case.
I pray you please investigate the. facts of this letter in hope of saving this child's life
from the hell he now face within the prison factory of the State of Florida.
"A child is worth saving if we all pitch in and give a hand."
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TOO MANY POWER SEEKERS
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Schedule of Events and Services
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FIRST CHRONICLES BAPTIST CHURCH located at
2559 W. 30th Street invites you to join in welcoming our
new pastor Rev. Willie Addison, Jr. This event will com-
mence on Saturday, June 12, 2010, with a community
meet and greet on the church grounds from 11 am to 4 pm.
All are welcomed for food, fun and fellowship. This his-
toric event will culminate with the installation service
which will be held Sunday, June 13 at the church.
WORLD'S 2011 GLOBAL DAY OF PRAYER-
Jacksonville was chosen to host next years national day of
prayer sunday, June 12,2011. The national day of prayer
will take place at Jacksonville Municipal Stadium or
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial arena. For more informa-
tion long on to www.globaldayofprayer.com
MUSIC WORLD GOSPEL RECORDING ARTIST
BRIAN COURTNEY WILSON will be going on tour to
promote. his chart topping album, Just Love. Wilson will
be performing Sunday, June 20, 2010 at Wal-Mart's 100
Black Men of America conference in Ft. Lauderdale. For
more information contact (718) 622-4100
AUTHOR LISA LEIGHTON will be having a book
signing June 25, 2010. From 11 am to 3 pm, Leighton will
be available to sign copies of her Christian children's
book, Dressed for Battle: Guide to a Christ centered life
of Victory. The book signing will take place at Borders
located at 8801 Southside Blvd in Jacksonville.
JACKSONVILLE ZOO AND GARDENS will have 2
dollar admissions day June 14, 2010. Come and enjoy the
animals and the Play Park Splash Ground to keep cool.
For more information log on to www.jacksonvillezoo.org
SUMMER GARDENING WORKSHOP will take place
Wednesday, June 30 at 2892 Loretto Road. From 9:30 am
to noon, come learn about gardening and money saving
landscaping tips. For more information email beck-
THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF NEGRO WOMEN
AND ASSOCIATE MEN AND THE NATIONAL
INSTITUTE OF CHILD HEALTH present the fit for
Life Health Initiative and 2010 ribbon cutting celebration
of the Reed Education Campus garden. The event will
take place Thursday, June 10 at 10 am. For more informa-
tion call (904) 764-1544
NATIONAL RIP CURRENT AWARENESS WEEK-
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MAN UP FOR HEALTH SUMMIT is a conference that
will inform men to "man up" and take control of their
health issues. From June 11-13, leading health experts will
confront health disparities with education and advocacy.
The main event for the weekend will take place at Jean
Ribault High School. For more information visit the web-
site at www.manupforhealth.com
GOLDEN ISLES ARTS AND HUMANITY ASSOCI-
ATION presents Jazz In the Park Sunday, June 13. The
jazz concert will feature the band String Sessions, a con-
temporary ensemble from Florida. For more information
PHI BETA SIGMA FRATERNITY, INC will celebrate
Strong Sigma Fathers on Fathers' Day June 20, 2010.
Alongside March of Dimes, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity,
Inc will promote strong fathers and male role models
while promoting the prevention of premature births.
Sigma men are encouraged to visit the national website
www.pbs1914.org for more information.
DARIEN MCINTOSH COUNTY CHAMBER OF
COMMERCE hosting a political forum for all candidates
running in the July primary and special elections. The
forum will take place in the Bluesein room in Darien City
Hall, Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 6 pm.
THE JBA AKS-A-LAWYER PROJECT will be at
North Point at the intersection of Moncrief Rqad and
Myrtle Ave, Saturday, June 12 from 9 to 12 noon.
Attorneys will conduct individual 10 to 15 minute consul-
tations. For more information email
JOHNSON C. SMITH UNIVERSITY AND LIV-
INGSTON COLLEGE announce the 2nd Annual Black
College Football commemorative Classic and
Collaborative initiative Addressing the Black/Minority
Male Crisis in America. The football classic will take
place November 6, 2010. The Black and Minority Males
conference will be November 4 and 5. For more informa-
tion email atysonjett@bandcassociates.
APOLLO THEATER will remember a king and cele-
brate a queen at 2010 annual spring benefit concert and
award ceremony Monday, June, 14, 2010. The historic
theater will be inducting Michael Jackson and Aretha
Franklin into Apollo Legends Hall of Fame.
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"Come and Worship With Us"
New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church
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.
Rev. Joe Calhoun, Pastor Emeritus
(904) 764-5727 Church
Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church
Worship Service . . . . . . . . . . . 10:00 a.m.
Church School . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ..... 8:30 p.m .
"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.
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
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 morning W orship....................................... .................................. 11:00 a.m .
Tuesday ..................... ............... Prayer Meeting & Bible Study,7:00 p.m.'
Thursday...................................... ................................ JoyN ight,7:00 p.m .
PENTECOSTAL CHURCH of GOD
"Jesus Loves Sinners Church Folk Don't"
Elder Joseph Rice
Sunday School ---------------------- --------------10:00 a.m.
Sunday Worship ------------------------12:00 Noon & 7:00 p.m.
Bible Study ------------------Tuesday & Friday--- 7:00 p.m.
(912) 267-6395 (912) 996-4864 Cell
.2705 MLK Blvd., Brunswick,:GA 31520
Paynes Chapel A.M.E. Church
2200 Albany Street. P.O Bo\ 759. Bruns ick. GA 31520
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- 529 S. McDuffAve. Jacksonville, FL 32254
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ORDER of SERVICES
Sunday-Morning Worship ........11:00 a.m.
Tuesday-BibleStudy ..............7:30 p.m.
Friday-Prophecy and Deliverance
Services ..........7:30 p.m.
Missionary M.M. Jones, Asst. Pastor
Bishop A.L. Jones, Sr Pastor
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By Betty Asque Davis / Photos by J. Carl Davis, Sr.
"There's Always Something Happening
2010 EVE Awards Luncheon
Last Friday a host of supporters and well wishers arrived at the Regency Hyatt for the 2010 EVE Awards
Luncheon with joyful anticipation.
Lucy C. Talley, publisher of the Times-Union, announced that philanthropist, community activist Mrs.
Delores Weaver was the recipient of the Amolta Johnston "Mama" Williams Lifetime Achievement award.
The Women's National Basketball Association President, Donna Orender was the speaker for the annual
We were especially proud of our own finalists Mrs. Terre Perez, Middle School Teacher of the Deaf and
Hard of Hearing, Duval County Schools. Ms. Perez has continued to meet with professional learning commu-
nities and attends specialized training sessions to strengthen her teaching skills and knowledge of resources
available. Ms. Perez was honored as Teacher of the Year for the 2009-10 School Year at Stilwell Middle School
where she provides sign language translation at all before and after schools events so that students can partic-
ipate; and Mrs. Charlene Taylor-Hill, Executive Director, Jacksonville Human Rights Commission. Mrs.
Taylor-Hill led the Jacksonville Human Rights Commission in new directions to enhance the quality of line
and to promote racial justice. She partnered with One Jax and the Community Foundation in Project
Breakthrough to change the status of race in Jacksonville through emphasis on workplace study circles.
These Phenomenal Women mnay not have received the 'Golden Apple', oh! But they are indeed winners in
Friends enjoying the EVE Awards Luncheon
EVE Awards Finalist Mrs Clua
another group of supporters
Ponte Vedra Women's Club Presid
Giibbs with fellow Club Members 2
Community Leader Cleve Warren with Mesdames Betty
Smith Carley and Eleanor Gay
Supporters of EVE Awards Finalist Mrs. Charlene Taylor-
Kenneth Reddick with a Community Colleague
EVE Awards Finalist Ms. Charlene .""V
Taylor-Hill with one of her many Mesdames Marsha Phelts Past EVE Awards Honoree Mrs Eleanor Gay with
Supporters and Sharette Simpkins Mrs. Betty Smith Carley
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JUNE 12, 2010
Field Hearing on
and Healing our
Wounded Warriors June
8 2010 New Port Richey
City Hall New Port
New Port Richey, FL
and healing our wounded
warriors was the topic of
discussion at a recent
Department of Veterans
Affairs field hearing
During the three panel
discussions and testi-
monies from veterans, vet-
eran advocates and med-
along with fellow VA
committee members Gus
Bilirakis, and Jeff Miller,
learned of the need for
quality rehabilitative care
for all veterans, both of
older generations and
those now returning from
Freedom and Operation
is an ideal component of
the rehabilitative regimen
because it allows veterans
to be active by engaging
in their favorite sports and
healing the mental and
physical wounds of war,"
Veterans spoke how
recreational therapy pro-
grams helped them over-
come the need for pre-
scription drugs, assisted
them in forgetting about
depression and suicide,
and allowed them partici-
pate in everyday activities.
Some of the advocates
described how their pro-
grams of horseback riding,
sailing and golfing were
therapeutic tools and cata-
lysts for positive change.
Dr. Steven G. Scott
and Cathy Chiovitti
Williams, both from the
James A. Haley Veterans'
Hospital in Tampa,.spoke
of the newest veterans
coming to them with brain
injuries, ranging from
minimal to profound,
post-traumatic stress dis-
order (PTSD) and other
mental health programs,
and multiple injuries that
often need prolonged
rehabilitation. The hospi-
tal's program provides
ation therapy services that
helps veterans develop
new skills needed for
daily living, community
functioning and quality of
Brown stated one of the
key challenges facing the
VA today is the ability to
meet the rehabilitative
needs of our veterans by
providing a broad and var-
ied menu of therapies and
treatments. She said
would like to see the suc-
cessful programs at the
Tampa hospital in all VA
Steven G Scott Chief, Physical Medical and Rehabilitation Center James H. Haley
VA Medical Center Veterans Health Administration US Department of Veterans
Affairs, Congressman Jeff Miller Pensacola, Cathy Chiovitti Williams Supervisor
Rehabilitation Center James H. Haley VA Medical Center Veterans Health
Administration US Department of Veterans Affairs, David B. Windsor Adaptive
Golf Academy, Congressman Gus Bilirakis Temple, Congresswoman Corrine
Brown Chairwoman of the Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on
Health US House of Representatives, Mary Ann Keckler Veteran Spring Hill
Florida,.Sandy Ackley Sailability Greater Tampa Bay, Dr. Edie Dopking President
and Founder Quantum Leap Farm, Melinda Whitley Paralymic Sport Tampa Bay
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PHOTOS COURTESY UNIVERSAL PICTURES
In her latest role as way out
rock singer Jackie Q who is the girl-
friend of burned out superstar rock
god Aldous Snow played by British
comedian/actor Russell Brand in the
new movie "Get Him To The Greek;"
actress Rose Byme really gets to
stretch and push the creative enve-
lope. The movie is about record exec-
utive Aaron Green, played by Jonah
Hill, being given 72 hours to get
Snow from London to LA's Greek
Theatre for a comeback concert.
Between the two cities, all hell breaks loose with
Byme's character Jackie Q in the middle. Byme is
beginning to become more and more familiar with
American film audiences and this movie which debuted
#2 at the box office with a 17 million opening weekend
gate should help bolster her screen recognition even
The Sydney, Australia native began acting as a
child landing her first movie role for the film "Dallas
Doll" at age 12. Byme studied dramatic acting at
Sydney's Australian Theatre For Young People and
later at the David Mamet Acting School in New York
City. Byme's Australian TV career included the hits
shows "Heartbreak High" and "Echo Point." Several
films followed including "Two Hands" with the late
Heath Ledger and "Clara's Law The Goddess of 1967."
For that role Byme was awarded The Female Volpi Cup
at The Venice Festival in 2000. Byme's first big budg-
et role in the U.S. was that of the house maiden, Dorme
in "Star Wars: Episode II Attack Of The Clones"
(2002). She also stared in several other films including
the psychological thriller "Wicker Park" and "Troy" as
Briseis with Brad Pit. That role had the critics praising
her as one of the most promising actresses in
When asked how she prepared for this role as a
RYCH MCCAIN'S HOLLYHOOD NOTES!
By Rych McCain/ email@example.com
Music industry mogul Mathew Knowles
has set aside his faith based label Spirit Rising and
created a new gospel label called Music World
Gospel. Top artists on the label include Juanita
Bynum, Trin-i-tee 5:7, Brian Courtney Wilson,
Micah Stamplay, Pastor Rudy Rasmus and The
Essence Gospel Project. Music World
Entertainment is the music partner with Essence
Communications. Former jailbird, rapper T.I., will
make his public comeback via a performance on
the upcoming BET Awards. Queen Latifah will
host with performances by Nicki Minaj,. Drake,
Trey Songz and Daddy Dirty Money. The BET
Awards '10 will broadcast live from the Shrine
Auditorium in LA., Sunday, June 27, 2010 at 8:
The sistah whose contemptuous, cut
throats with no-holds-barred attitude that drew the
ire and contempt of a lot of viewers from the TV
reality series The Apprentice i.e., Omarosa is back
with a new reality show. Money man Donald J.
Trump has partnered with TV, One to create
Donald J. Trump Presents the Ultimate Merger. In
the new show, "0" will seek a potential husband
from a cadre of a dozen hot, successful bachelors
including star crooner Al B. Sure that she will be
putting through a gauntlet of tests. The one hour
series will premiere on TV One Thursday, June
17, 2010 in a special 90 minute episode at 9: PM,
repeating at midnight.
Former TV father and son Bill Cosby and
Malcolm-Jamal-Warner will re-unite in LA for a
fundraising event to benefit The California
African American Museum. The Duets, &
Dialogues Series hosted by KNBC-TV's Morning
News Anchor Chris Scbauble, will feature a din-
ner, a conversation between the two celeb guests:
concluding with an audience Q&A.
Actress, Producer, Director and Author
Kim Wayans has been .named Ambassador of
Leimert Park Village Book Fair happening Sat.,
June 26, 2010 in LA. Wayans in collaboration
with her husband Kevin Knotts are the co-authors
of the new children's book series, "Amy
Hodgepodge" which chronicles the daily .chal-
lenges and triumphs of the mixed-race young girl.
Our condolences, prayers and good wishes
go out to the family, friends and fans of the late
Marvin Isley, age 56, the baby of the brothers of
the famed Isley Brothers R&B/Funk Group, who
made his transition to our ancestors last Sunday in
Chicago due to complications from diabetes.
Black Boycott of Comcast Called:
The NCAAOM (The National Coalition of
African-American Owned Media) has called for
Blacks nationwide to cancel and pull their sub-,
scription to Comcast Cable. According to an April
27, 2010 LA Times article, Stanley E.
Washington, NCAAOM CEO/President said;
"For decades Comcast has shut the door to wide-
ly distribute wholly-owned African-American
channels" According to Washington's statements
in the article, Blacks Comcast subscribers con-
tribute an estimated 40% or $15 billion to
Comcast's annual $36 billion yearly intake and
finds it unacceptable that NONE of the 250 plus
channels offered and distributed by Comcast over
the last four decades are 100% African-American
Sex In The City 2; Warner Bros. Pictures,
HBO Films, New Line Cinema; Starring Sarah
Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis and
Cynthia Nixon. Written and Directed by Michael
Patrick King. Produced by Michael Patrick King,
John Melfi, Sarah Jessica Parker and Darren Star.
This flick is doing so-so at the box office and
that's about right. Samantha (Cattrall) is very dis-
respectful to the sexually restrictive behavior not
allowed by women in the Arab Musilum country
of United Arab Emirates and its city of Abu
Dhabi. The movie is slow and mainly uneventful.
Save it for cable or a rental.
Prince of Persia (The Sands of Time); Walt
Disney Pictures; Starring Jake Gyllenhaal,
Gemma Arterton, Sir Ben Kingsley, Alfred
Molina, Steve Toussaint, Toby Kebbell and
Richard Coyle. Directed by Mike Newell.
Screenplay by Boaz Yakin, Doug Miro and Carlo
Bernard. Screen Story by Jordan Mechner based
on his video game series Prince of Persia.
Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer. The special
effects in this film are good and the story is pretty
basic to follow. Of course the mighty warrior
always ends up with the fine, sexy queen. This
film has no factual or actual history base but is
OK for fantasizing!
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Study, Observe and Win!
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wilded out rocker Byme laughs, "I
looked at a lot of "YouTube" of every-
one from Rhianna, Lady GaGa to early
Madonna to Kylie Minogue and lots of
footage like that and then footages of
producers, pop stars and things like
that. I did a lot of that stuff and that was
really helpful; that was great because
I'm not savvy with my popular culture.
So I had to educate myself." Byme real-
ly enjoyed, doing her own actual music
video for the film which was part of the
overall film shoot.
How comfortable or not was Byme with her
character's on screen sense of rocker fashion? Again
she laughs, "It is clearly different from my personal
fashion but it really informed me as to whom she was
and it was such an opportunity to go crazy and wear
some wild stuff. Some of the things I would never
wear. We had a great costume designer Lisa Evans so
that was really fun." There was a scene in the movie
where Jackie Q gets dead serious when she tells Aldous
the truth about his son. What was it like for her to
switch gears in that direction after being wild through-
out the movie? Byme takes a breath, "That was Jackie's
big confession and Nick (the director) said to me before
we started the scene 'this is absolutely for real. You
cannot play for laughs. This is the hardest thing you'll
ever have to do in your life. This is a huge confession;
something that you've harbored for years. You have to
play the gravity of the situation.' So it was like OK.
That scene was really hard -- yes!"
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JUNE 12, 2010
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JACKSONVILLE PART OF
RECENT STUDIES HOTELS
Two reports were released regarding the
City of Jacksonville this week.
HotelsComined.com named the top ten
places to celebrate Independence day and
therefore included Jacksonville as one of
the top ten. The report said from rockets
with red glares bursting over crystal blue
waters to outdoor concerts and sand cas-
tles contests galore, American traditions
on the Independence Day holiday create
memories that will last long after the fire-
works fade. The organization is the
world's largest hotel search engine and
price aggregator and Jacksonville made
Then, the city was part of another survey
that named Jacksonville as the second
most uneducated city out of 52 major
cities in the U.S. per square mile. The per-
son doing the survey is an Internet blogger
and economist who labels the cities based
on the number of college degree holders
per square mile to create his list.
Did he consider that Jacksonville is one
of the largest cities in the world, land
Talking To An Attorney
By Burney Bivens, Esq. LFD
FAMILY LAW- Visitation
One of the most vexing aspects of a divorce involves visitation. Frequently people who normally make
sound decisions fall into the trap of using the kids to strike back at the other parent in a divorce. Florida has taken
steps to try and limit such disagreements by requiring that every divorce with children has to have a time-shar-
ing agreement filed and approved by the court. The courts also require that both parents attend and complete a
state approved course that is designed to emphasis to BOTH parents the fact that the children are innocent par-
ties and they need BOTH parents involved in their upbringing.
The time-sharing agreement is a detailed document that spells out each parent's rights AND obligations
when it comes to visitation. It tells us who the children are going to be living with primarily and what kind of
visitation rights the other parent has with the children. What is unique about a time-sharing agreement is the
enforcement rights each party has with regards to visitation. A parent that does not exercise his/her rights as well
as his/her obligations can be held in contempt of court. This means that a non-custodial parent who fails to take
the kids for a visitation can be held in contempt the same way a custodial parent can be held in contempt for with-
holding visitation. This way a custodial parent can confidently make plans for those times when the other parent
is to have visitation without worrying that the non-custodial parent will back out at the last minute. A word of
caution though. Denial of visitation is NOT an excuse to delay or not pay any court ordered child support.
Conversely non-payment of child support is NOT an excuse to deny visitation.
Time-sharing agreements also recognize that both parents have the right to be kept informed about their
children. A common provision allows both parents full access to school and medical records. Both parents can,
and are encouraged, to attend school functions such as school plays and any school sponsored events. Both par-
ents are free to talk with the children's doctors. Both parents can make emergency decisions concerning the kids
and both are required to inform the other parent as soon as possible of any such decisions.
A time-sharing agreement also puts down in black and white one of the major points discussed in the court
ordered parenting class. Neither party is to use the kids as messengers or go between. The parents are to talk to
each other and leave the children out of any disputes that may arise. Neither parent is to bad mouth the other par-
ent in front of the children NOR are they to allow someone else to do so. This means if the other parent is not
paying child support or is denying visitation you leave the kids out of it. You don't tell your son that you can't
buy him that new bike because his dad hasn't paid child support.. You don't tell your daughter that you didn't
attend her school play because mommy raised a fuss. You don't let the grandparents complain about what a poor
mommy/daddy the other parent is when the kids are in the room.
The bottom line is, and will remain, best interests of the children. The parents are supposed to be grown
ups and are expected to act that way. Being a parent means investing your time and love in your child as well as
your money. Kids need more than just food on the table and a roof over their heads. They need love, encourage-
ment and guidance if they are to grow up and be what you want them to be.
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Ask Deanna! Is an advice column Knownf jr its
fearless approach to reality-based subjects!
I want to share with the readers my secret to a good rela-
tionship. My husband and I get along just fine because I
stay in my place, respect him as a man, and provide my
womanly duties of cooking and cleaning. I don't have to
worry about him cheating and we settle our problems by talking. Hopefully
some of your readers can benefit from this tidbit.
Terri Thomas Dover, DE
Congratulations Miss Cleaver on your relationship that's perfectly in order.
Indeed, two people in a relationship have roles that must be fulfilled. However,
what works for you may not work for others because people and their expecta-
tions are different. Thanks for sharing and continued success to the both of
My boyfriend and I have dated for 3-years and I gave him a key to my apart-
ment. 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,therelationship is over. Was it a mistake to give him a key in the first
Tanya On-Line Reader
If his name isn't on the lease then he shouldn't have a key. You made yourself
vulnerable 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 relationship, 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.
I'm in the middle of a bad divorce and I'm still intimate with my ex-husband.
Although we didn't get along, couldn't build a life or raise our family together,
we were able to bond physically. The reason we're divorcing is due to outside
affairs with other people, financial problems and marrying too soon. I want to
move on with my life but for some reason, manage to keep this part of the rela-
tionship going. Am I wrong for doing this?
Sex is the fuel for a relationship and not the glue. If you're divorcing your hus-
band, you need to immediately cut all physical ties. You're short changing
yourself by giving him your body because it's obvious he didn't respect you as
a wife and won't respect you as a homey lover friend. Learn from your mis-
takes and if you must have a man, be a better judge of character and find one
that will respect you more than your husband and keep it moving.
Ask Deanna is written by Deanna M. Write Ask Deanna! Deanna M, 264 S La Cienega, Suite 1283,
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S The Art of Dating
by Justin L. Mabrie, MBA
The Lost Key
People often leave relationships with a
sense of void as if missing a part of them-
selves, That missing part is something that
they gained while with that person but lost
once the relationship ended. When you are
in a relationship there are often unspoken
attachments that are gained and created
through emotions exchanged and experi-
ences shared. Even though the relationship
may have ended, it takes time to replace or
regain the missing link to your life satisfac-
tion. We will refer to this as the lost key: because a key, in theory, is used for
the security of items we hold dear and find to be of much meaning to us. In
the same sense, a lost key can represent the absence of the feeling you gained
when you knew you were going have a great conversation at dinner with
your date, the gratification you felt from a routine good-morning / good-
night call, or simply the embrace of your arms interlocking with that special
someone. The lost key can also be a part of you that became dependent of
your significant partner at that time. For instance, you may have become
dependent on him or her to be strong in your moments of weakness and now
feel alone and helpless in the same situations without him or her. The most
important part of dealing with a lost key is the recognition and acceptance
of that void. Do not cover up or hide from the feelings that are attached to
your lost key. Once you have identified this lost key, you must consider if it
can be regained or was that one of the luxuries that only came in the pack-
age of your last relationship. Sometimes there are substitutes for your lost
key that provide you with the same emotions gained to complete your feel-
ings of contentment and satisfaction. You do not want to carry over resent-
ment to your next dating partner because he or she does not fill that void the
same exact way. People are not here to fill your void, rather they are in your
life to complement and provide unique sensations and experiences personal-
ized from him or her to you. Accepting lost keys in your life is a reality of
dating in today's world. Do not put up generic walls that closeout and shield
your partner from connecting with your inner emotions and thoughts.
Instead, allow the development of a new lock that will require a different set
of keys. Each key opens a different part of you in a different way each time
a new person enters your life. If time spent decreases and the dating adven-
ture with that person is exhausted, allow those keys to stay in that relation-
Remember: Starting anew requires a refreshed outlook. Lost keys rep-
resent an old way of access that are not for storage.
Contact Justin at email@example.com or Justin L. Mabrie, 5000 Almeda
Road, Houston, TX 77004 for further insight and concerns.
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WANTED -On June
9, 2010 at approximately
0555 hours, police
responded to 5617 Bowden
Road to an attempted
,The cashier observed
the listed suspect entered
I"goithe store and walked to the
rear of the business. The
suspect then approached
the cashier, pointed a silver
handgun at her and
demanded that she open the
safe. When the safe could-
n't be opened, the suspect
GATES# 1191 threatened to return. The
JACKSONVILLE, FL suspect then fled the store
06/09/10 5:46:19a in an unknown direction.
This is still an active
ongoing investigation and
there is No more information available at this time.
Anyone with information about this, attempted armed robbery is asked to
contact the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at 904-630-0500 or email us at
JSOCrimeTips@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous and receive a possible
reward, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS or email them at
On June 1, 2010 at approximately 5:00pm, police responded to an apart-
ment complex on the Westside in reference to an armed sexual battery and home
Two unknown black male suspects forced their way into an apartment at
gunpoint. The victim heard a knock at the door, when she opened the door the two
sus...pects forced themselves inside armed with handguns. One suspect hit her on
the back of the head with a handgun and tied her hands behind her back. They
requested money and when the victim advised she did not have any they made her
perform numerous sex acts.
A composite sketch of each suspect has been released.
Pedestrian killed in accident on Mayport Road
On May 30, 2010 at approximately 2319 hours, police responded to an
accident at the intersection of Mayport Road and Mazama Road.
The listed victim, a pedestrian was attempting to cross Mayport Road from
east to the west, at the intersection of Mazama Road. He appears to have been with-
in the crosswalk. A vehicle was southbound on Mayport approaching Mazama. The
vehicle had a green light, and was in the outside lane. The driver of the vehicle
never saw the victim until after impact. A witness to the crash advised that the vic-
tim appeared to have been looking down and not looking at traffic.
An interview with the wife of the victim indicates that the victim was talk-
.ing to his wife on the cell phone when the accident happened. The victim was
deceased at the scene. This is still an ongoing investigation.
Blind Man Gets Beaten By Grandchildren
Officer responded to a battery complaint reference. On arrival he met with
a member of JFRD #2, who already had transported the victim to Shands.
Officer went to Shands and met with the victim, who is blind. The victim stated he
was in an argument with his girlfriend's son. The victim stated that he was "jumped
from behind" and struck in the head with a metal pipe. The victim stated that the
person who hit him was his girlfriend's son. The victim stated that he did not know
the son's name.
Officer returned to the scene and met with the victim's girlfriend, Johnson.
Ms. Johnson stated that the victim, is blind and is prone to seizures. Ms. Johnson
stated that the victim and her son had and an argument earlier in the evening. Ms.
Johnson stated that her son did not hit the victim at all. Ms. Johnson stated that the
victim did not have his cane with him and that he lost his balance and fell. Ms.
Johnson stated the reason why the victim said he was "jumped" is because he does
not want her children or grandchildren living at the house any longer.
Officer spoke with several of the grandchildren and their stories mirrored
Ms. Johnson's. Officer did not see any injuries on the victim that were consistent
with his complaints. There were no lumps or signs of blunt force trauma to the vic-
tim's head or body. The victim did not appear to have any injuries at all. A neigh-
borhood canvass was not completed because the incident happened on the side of
a vacant multi-plex. Case suspended, unable to confirm a crime occurred.
June 7, 2010 June 13, 2010
You can accomplish a lot if
you direct your thoughts
toward starting your own
small business on the side.
You will learn valuable infor-
mation if you travel this week
Sign up for courses or join fit-
ness clubs, this week will be
rather hectic on the domestic
Your talents might just
be discovered. Children
may be less than honest
with you. Passion is
about the best way for
you to relieve tension.
Ask family members for
help and you will be
able to complete the
projects more quickly.
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Consider a trial separation if
you and your mate just can't
come to terms. Look into any
educational activities involh-
ing the whole family. Be care-
ful not to di\ uige secret infor-
mation this week. Problems
with your mate will develop
if you don't let them have
Stress coupled with diet
will add to stomach prob-
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some time out to decide
what you want to do.
Authority figures may be
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if you have done some-
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time to sort out your per-
sonal papers and double-
check your financial
You should sit down with
someone you trust and work
out a budget that will enable
you to save a little extra. Try to
concentrate on research and
acquiring information that will.
be of value in your chosen
field. Try not to get backed
into comers. You may have
been too nice to a friend who
just wanted to take advantage
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Opportunities to travel will
be favorable in terms of
You can %\in points if you
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week. Your emotional sta-
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changes taking place in
your personal life. You are
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relatives than entertaining
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Don't believe everything
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Physicals, check-ups and exams
Access to dialysis
Sore throat, cold and flu
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NBA Finals Update South Africa hosts The
FIFA World Cup 2010
By Jordan Hill
GAME 1 At LAL
BOS 89 LAL 102- FINAL
GAME 2 AT LAL
BOS 103 LAL 94- FINAL
GAME 3 AT BOS
BOS 84 LAL 91- FINAL
LAKERS LEAD SERIES 2-1
Game 4 at BOS
Thursday, June 10- 9 pm EDT on
Game 5 at BOS
Sunday, June 13- 8 pm EDT on ABC
Game 6 at LAL
Tuesday, June 15- 9 pm EDT on ABC
Game 7 at LAL
Thursday June 17-9 pm EDT on ABC
Name: Ray eunen
Experience: 13 years
Drafted: 1996 1st Round by MIN
Weight: 205 pounds
Age: 31 -
Points Per Game: 16.3
assists Per Game: 2.3
3 throw Precentage: .363
During game 2, Allen hit a NBA Finals record of
eight 3 pointers on Sunday, leading the Celtics
past the Lakers to tie the series at one game a
piece. Allen scored 32 points in the game but had 27 at halftime. Allen pulled three
rebounds and two assists in Sunday's game.
Nanie: Lamar Odom
Number: # 7
Position: Power Forward
Experience: 10 years
Drafted: 1999 1st Round by LAC
Weight: 230 pounds
Points Per Game: 10.8 --
Rebounds Per Game: 9.8
Odom averaged 4.0 points and 4.5 rebounds in
games 1 and 2. During game 3, Odom went 5 for..
5 for 12 points and grabbed 4 rebounds for the
Lakers' victory Tuesday. The final score was
Lakers 91 Boston 84.
Name: Paul Pierce
Experience: 11 years
Drafted: 1998 2st Round by BOS I.I' I
Points Per Game: 18.3
Rebounds Per Game: 4.4 .-
assists Per Game: 3.1
Pierce scored 10.points on 2-of-l1 shooting in a
103-94 win over the Lakers in Game 2 of the NBA finals on Sunday night.
South African Scoccer Team Pictured with South African' s President, Jacob
Zuma (center) before a training session in June 2009.
For the first time in FIFA World Cup history, the game will be hosted by an African
as South Africa beat out many nations to host the big tournament.
The FIFA World Cup, also called Football World Cup or Soccer World Cup, is con-
sidered soccer's biggest tournament. The FIFA World Cup is an international asso-
ciation football competition for all men's national soccer teams. The championship
has a very rich history. The first FIFA game took place in 1930 and with an excep-
tion in 1942 and 1946, the tournament has been going on strong.
The current format of the FIFA World Cup has 32 teams competing for the title
of soccer's best team. Some of that qualified include the United States of America,
Nigeria, Brazil and Italy. Since South Africa is hosting the tournament, South
Africa's soccer team is automatically in the FIFA World Cup. The teams will be
competing over a month in South Africa. There are two stages: The group stage and
the. knockout stage. In the group stage teams compete within eight groups of four
teams each. Depending on how well the teams did in current Wolrd Cups and FIFA
World Rankings, 8 teams are selected and put into a separate group.Other teams are
selected into different sections based on geographical criteria and are drawn by ran-
dom to the 8 groups. During thegroup stage, the teams will play at least 3 games and
the top two teams will advance to the knock out round. The knockout round consists
of a single-elimination tournament. From there the quarterfinals, semi-finals, third
place game, and the finals follow.
The FIFA World Cup Will is one of the largest watch sporting event with an esti-
mated 715.1 million people watching the last FIFA World Cup in 2006. Italy's men's
soccer team currently hold the 2006 title and holds four FIFA World Cup titles.
Brazil's men's soccer team holds the most FIFA titles with five FIFA trophies.
Uruguay, England, France Germany and Argentina also have claims to at least one
The first game starts June 11 with South Africa vs on Mexico and Uruguay vs
France on ESPN. The Final Game is July 11 on ABC.
Greg Jones is back
By Jordan Hill
Greg Jones, full back for the Jacksonville Jaguars returned to the field to par-
ticipate in team workouts and activities June 7.
This is the first time Jones has been able to attend workouts and sched-
uled events with the team since his injury he sustained during a game last
Jones, no stranger to injuries, said he was just happy to be back on the
field. He tore his anterior cruciate ligament in 2004 at Florida State University
before he was drafted into the NFL.. In 2006, he tore his ACL.
His latest injury was during a game agonist the Dolphins in December
when a Miami defender ran into Jones' leg and injured his ankle.
Jones is not going to focus on another injury.
"I know I'm tough. I've battled through injuries in the past. If something is bro-
ken, it's got to get fixed. That's how I look at it," he said.
JUNE 12. 2010
KR: Kezia Rolle, Executive
Director of the Jacksonville
Center for the Arts
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By Marsha Dean Phelts
The Jacksonville Center for the Arts held a grand opening
recently in their new location at, 3674 Beach Boulevard, 904-355-
5551. That an arts program of this magnitude offered at the
Jacksonville Center for the Arts is due to the fulfillment of a lifelong
dream realized by its founder and Executive Director, Kezia Rolle.
She is the wife of Wade Rolle, and mother of three, but to students
who mentor and adore her, she is lovingly called Miss Kezia.
The entire Rolle family is involved in the Center. Husband
Wade, a local attorney takes time out after office hours and is a seri-
ous student in the acting program. Their daughters, Kaila and Nadia
are dancers and models, the baby of the family, Dylan maintains a
modeling position smile. A Jacksonville native, Kezia has been
dancing since she was six-years old. On a family Caribbean cruise,
Kezia's parents Thomas and Kate Hendrix discovered that their
daughter could sing when she won the $25.00 prize in the ship's
"Gong Show" at 10 years-old. She graduated from St. Pius Catholic
School, Douglass Anderson and Jacksonville University and double
majored in high school and college in voice and dance. Next she
found herself working as Barbie at Disney and numerous other char-
acters singing and dancing. This includes Super Bowl and National
Basked Ball performances. Kezia has been on countless runways as
a model for major names in fashion and design. After a glamorous
career as a model and entertainer traveling to dream locations Miss
Kezia came home and opened a dance school in 1997.
This venture has grown into a talent bank for students of all ages.
The spacious Center houses three dance studios with specially built
"sprung dance floors" that help give protection to dancer's knees
and ankles. A sprung floor absorbs shocks, these floors are consid-
ered the best available for dance. These floors enhance performance
and greatly reduce injuries. The Ballet Barres (dance bars) that line
the studio walls are very special to Miss Kezia, they have been in
her studios at FAMCO on Lem Turner and at space they rented from
Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church on Pearl Street, now they are
at home in the Jacksonville Center for the Arts very own building on
Beach Boulevard. Thirteen years ago Miss Kezia was excited about
buying Ballet Barres her first dance teacher, Donna Freburg's upon
Mrs. Freburg's retirement. These barres are even older than Miss
Miss Kezia teaches dance to the 3-6-years old and to the Pre-
Professional Dancers. The young dancers are picking up French
terms and expressions along the way for French is the language spo-
ken in ballet. When the young dancers are instructed to do an
Arabesque, they extend their leg and point the toe behind. As a
Tendu is called out they lift up on pointed toes. When a Bourre is
asked for the dancers know to make a fluttering of tiny steps on their
toes. In the Premiere Position, both heels are together while the toes
are pointed out sideways. All the while classes are taking place in
the three dance studios, the dancers gracefully move with pleasing
attitudes as they focus on their steps.
This summer there is a lot more to the Jacksonville Center
for the Arts than dance lessons. Students come from all over the first
coast from Georgia to St. Augustine for instructions in acting, dance,
modeling, photo art, Piano, and Violin. The experienced profession-
al staff includes the most talented instructors in their craft. They
teach from the styles of the Alvin Ailey School and Martha Graham
Ballet. As plans were being made for the renovation of the new stu-
dio, Mr. Tracy Inman, most renown as Co-Director of the Junior
Division at the Alvin Ailey School visited Jacksonville. Mr. Inman
taught several classes in Modern Dance while in the city and made
recommendations that were utilized in getting the new dance studios
set up. As the results of the talent found at the Center eight of the
Center's students have been accepted in the Alvin Ailey American
Dance Theatre Summer Intensive Program.
There is an equally full schedule of the arts beginning at ages
5-and up. Miss Kezia and choreographer, Savery Morgan a gradu-
ate of Douglas Anderson School of the Arts and member of the
Dance Theatre of Harlem, will instruct summer participants locally
in the Morgan-Cooper Dance Camp. Other full day summer class-
es offered are Pint-Click-Magic, instructed by Donnell Bennett,
Taste of the Arts, Kidz Art Camp, Super Model Camp and Broadway
Bound, instructed by Lisa Carlson. The Summer Camps operate
from June 14 through August 13. Register for Summer Camp by
calling 904-322-7672 or 904-355-5551.
KR: Kezia Rolle, ExE
ecutive Director of the
inter for the Arts
Getting set for tap lessons.
Seven to 12 year-old tap class.
Best r-nenas -orever, uneryl NiaaicK ana
her daughter Libby. Libby is all smiles
about being accepted at the Alvin Ailey
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Invitation to Submit Appraiser Proposals
To Whom It May Concern:
The St. Johns River Water Management District is solic-
iting proposals from qualified real estate appraisers to provide
appraisal services for the District during Fiscal Years 2010-11,
2011-12 & 2012-13. District boundaries include all or part of 18
counties in northeastern and central eastern Florida. If you are an
experienced real estate appraiser in these areas and are interested
in being considered for pQssible future assignments, please request
an Appraiser Proposal Respondent package by contacting:
St. Johns River Water Management District
Melissa E. DeRossett, BRS II
Division of Land Acquisition
4049 Reid Street
Palatka; Florida 32177
Phone (386) 329-4397
All responses must be submitted on Appraiser Proposal
Respondent Forms and received by the District no later than 4:00
p.m., Friday, July 16, 2010.
District staff will meet at District headquarters at 10:30
a.m., August 23, 2010, to evaluate and rank proposals. Final staff
recommendations will be presented to the Governing Board at its
September 14, 2010, meeting.
The District reserves the right to reject any and all pro-
posals and to waive any minor irregularities in the proposal proce-
dure. Dated: June 11, 2010
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