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Brothers Abused and Impregnated Thousands to Lose Extended


10 Year Old Aunt Played a Part
According to the
Georgia Bureau of
Intelligence (GBI), two
brothers, Danny Lee
Arnold, 19, and Thomas
Marcus Arnold, 21, are
now locked up in the
Fulton County jail and
charged with molestation,
incest, cruelty to children
and sexual battery for
crimes against a 10-year-
Danny Lee Arnold, 19 Thomas Marcus Arnold, 21 old Union County, Georgia
girl.
An investigation was held because it was discovered by the Department of family
and Children Services that the 10-year-old was pregnant. Relatives found that the
molesters lived in Union County and the abuse had not just started. In fact, it was
also discovered that the two brothers had a sexual relationship Brothers A-7

Search on for Jacksonville Man

Who Allegedly Killed two Officers
It was early Tuesday morning when Dontae Rashawn
Morris, 24, riding as a passenger in a car driven by Cortnee
Nicole Brantly was pulled over by two Tampa police offi-
cers, David Curtis and Jeffrey Kocab, both 31, because
the car did not have a visible license plate. Dontae also
had warrants out for his arrest for writing bad checks at a
grocery store in Jacksonville. However, the warrants were
not state-wide warrants and therefore, he would not have
been arrested for the warrants which makes one wonder
Dontae Rashawn Morris, why he felt it necessary to shot the officers.
24 According to reports, when the officers approached the
passenger side of the vehicle, they were shot.
Brantley, the driver drove away from the scene but was later captured. She was later
released. Morris ran away on foot.
A statewide manhunt has been launched for Morris who has served time in state
prison for cocaine twice and was released in April. Prison records shows that he was
also arrested and charged with attempted murder but was later acquitted of the crime.
Many believes he is still in the Tampa area and others speculate that he may have
fled to Jacksonville. Search Continued on A-7

Brunswick's Former Police Chief Appeals Firing
Former Brunswick Police Chief, Edna Johnson, formal-
ly appealed her last week's firing. She hand-delivered her
letter to the City Manager and the Mayor. Ms. Johnson,
who delivered the letter, was backed by about 70 support-
ers of the Brunswick community.
The Mayor and City Manager fired Johnson last week
because they said she misled them regarding an officer
who had a sexual encounter with a prostitute. Ms.
Johnson said that she is seeking the opportunity to tell her
side of the story directly, without flipping through papers. She has been working
with the Brunswick Police Department for about 30 years.
Tiger Woods' Condoleeza Rice Gets a New Gig
Divorce PFay
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Aretha Franklin


It is reported that Tiger
Woods will again break a record
when he is required to pay his
wife, Elin, $750 million for five
years of marriage. It has been
calculated by an accountant that
would equal to $411,000 per
day for the former nanny.


Former Secretary of State, Condoleeza Rice
will accompany the Queen of Soul, Aretha
Franklin when she performs at Philadelphia's
Mann Center for Performing Arts with the
Philadelphia Orchestra on July 27, 2010.
Aretha will sing, Say a Little Prayer and
Natural Woman. Miss Rice is a classical
pianist.


Unemployment Benefits -July 3rd
Led by all of the Republican members of the U. S. Senate and Democrat Ben
Nelson of Nebraska, the bill that includes emergency jobless benefits as well as
other things, will expire on July 3rd. The delay in passing the bill is the blocking
of votes. A super majority is needed for the bill to get passed. This behavior will
affect about two million Ameericans. Failure to pass the bill will not only affect
the unemployed, it will actually cost jobs.
The justification given for not passing the bill is that they feel it is morally wrong
to stick our grandchildren wit a price tag of long-term debt. This is disheartening
coming from the Republicans who had no such worry in 2001 when the rich
enjoyed a tax cut, when they repeatedly voted for Iraq war supplemental and
passed a $700 billion package to add prescrpton drug benefits to Medicare, with no
offsetting. They see that expanding the deficit is a greater political liability than
doing nothing while the country face 9.7 percent unem- Thousands See A-7


Levert's Widow Awarded
$4 million for his Death
Angela Lowe Levert,
widow of Sean
Levert has been
awarded $4 million
for the death of her
husband.
Sean Levert, son of
O'Jay's member,
Sean Levert Eddie Levert and
brother of Gerald Levert, died in 2008 after
being arrested for failure to pay nearly
$90,000 in child support. He had been in jail
for six days and was denied his prescription
anxiety medication. The coroner advised
that his death occurred in part due to his vio-
lent withdrawal without his medicine.
Angela is seeking to have a bill passed,
called, "Sean's Law" which would require
prescription drugs to be given when a person
is arrested and such is needed.


Randall Cunningham
Loses Youngest Son
Two year-
old Christian,
the youngest
son of former

Philadelphia
Eagles quar-
terback,
Rev. Randall Randall
Cunningham & son
Cunningham, now a 1on-denomina-
tional, multicultural fellowship pas-
tor of Remnant Ministries, is reported
to have wondered in to their back-
yard and fell in to the hot tub. The
toddler was found floating in the
water. The hot tub was used to per-
form baptisms. CPR was attempted
but to no avail. He died after being
rushed to the hospital.


Several New Laws for Florida, Effective July 1, 2010
Florida legislatures unanimously approved several new laws that are effective July
1,2010.
House Bill 5 25 This bill abolishes the statute of limitations on prosecutions or
when the victim is under the age of 16. Most sexual battery crimes did not have a
statute of limitations.
House Bill 689 This law changes the standard of proof for "slip and fall" lawsuits
against a business. This law will help businesses avoid frivolous lawsuits for those
who wish to sue and will require the plaintiff to prove it was an accident.
Senate Bill 318 This law now puts in place a limit on the number of pythons being
brought into the state after so many were purchased as pets and thrown in the wild.
Senate Bill 366 The new law will shut down 'head stops' which basically make
money selling pipes. The head shops must now have 75 percent of their income from
tobacco products.
House Bill 751 will now prevent a company from automatically renewing their con-
tracts and make automatic deductions from you without contacting you at least a
month in advance.


Transvestite Gets Life for
Stealing Bras
Darnell Wilson, who lived in
Southaven, Mississippi, was caught
stealing a trashbag of bras from a dis-
count chain store.
Darnell is a male prostitute. When the
police went after him for stealing the
braziers, he led them on a high-speed
chase in an effort to get away.
This was Darnell's first arrest in
DeSoto County but he had 18 arrests in
the past. Mississippi law allows prose-
cutors to combine felony arrests with
felony arrest, and calls it a hibitual
offender. Because of such, the judge
gave Wilson lfe in prison.


House Passes Sweeping
Financial Overhaul
The House on Wednesday passed
sweeping reforms on the way Wall
Street does business, nearly two years
after the 2008 economic crisis.
The party line vote was 237 to 192
with all but three Republcans opposing
the legislation that would overhaul
financial regulations. It would create
broad new oversight and regulations
for financial institutions, including
banks, hedge funds, insurance compa-
nies and even car dealers to rein in the
risks and highly leveraged transactions
that were present before the economic
crisis.


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Alvin Greene for Senate ... Yeah, I Said It!
By: Tom Joyner, BlackAmericaweb.com


Yesterday, we talked to Alvin Greene, a candidate for Senate from the state of South
Carolina. Between the questions asked by Roland and Sybil, it was clear that they were
not with this brother at all. They fired off a barrage of really tough questions, like "Where
.i Ldid you get the money to run?" "Where is your campaign office headquartered?" And
t"Are you guilty of being a sex felon?"
Tom Joyner, the Fly Jock Brother Alvin got stumped by most of those questions, and he quickly became a joke to
a lot of the listeners. And I have a problem with that.
I admit that in the beginning, when I first heard about Alvin Greene, I was suspicious that he was put up to run-
' ning by the Republicans and it could still be true. But until I'm convinced of it, I'm giving him the benefit of the
doubt. If I don't, who will? Here's a black man who could be on the up-and-up. And if he is, what's wrong with
him running for the Senate?
Aren't we the ones who complain about people buying their way into office? How offices like U.S. Senator are
held by an elite club made of mostly of very rich, very white men? So here's an average, everyday guy who is
not a political insider who was able to get enough votes to be
placed on the ballot. He has more in common with the average
voter than most of us, and based on his platform justice, jobs and
education he's qualified. He's got a case, so he needs justice and
will fight for it; he's out of work, so he will try to improve the
unemployment situation in S.C.; and he's no stranger to education
he's a graduate from the University of South Carolina where he
majored in political science. Even though he wasn't the strongest
speaker I've ever heard, a college degree from a major university
is nothing to scoff at.
There have been people who've done far more with far less in the
political arena; the difference is, they usually aren't black people.
The status quo has been for black people to have to be overquali-
fied for high -profile positions in corporate America and national American politics as well. Being average is not
an option at all.
Look at President Obama. Even with all of his credentials, he regularly had to explain what made him qualified
to run this country. He had everything that Alvin Greene didn't, and he still had a tough time not just with crit-
ics concerned about his political views, but with people, black and white, who asked if he was ready to be presi-
dent even though he was a young, brilliant, Harvard Law-educated U.S. senator. Now that he has set the bar so
high, will every black politician be expected to have a similar pedigree? And if so, what does that mean for the
rest of the more ordinary African-American politicians or just people with good ideas who have aspirations of
holding office? If Alvin Greene is a joke, he'll show his hand soon enough. And that will be done.
support is not necessarily for Alvin Greene the man, but for Alvin Greene the principle that any man or woman
with a solid platform, in spite of his or her bank account, can run for office and win. If Alvin Greene is for real,
what he needs is a good campaign manager, a good speechwriter, a good fundraiser and a good lawyer. We don't
know what he could actually offer this country if given a chance.
When we immediately clown the Alvin Greenes of the world, we are sending a dangerous message, and I don't
want to be a part of that. So, even though I can't vote for him, I'm with him. I jumped out there and blindly sup-
ported candidate Obama before he became a rock star, and I'm doing the same for


Alvin Greene. I would even put one of his bumper stickers on my car if only he had
one.


His legacy is built
on serving nhis country, raising his
kids and randJlin' hiS business in
an 18-year marriage.


WHAT'SYOUR?
LEGACY .


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TOO MUCH DIVISION


Register to Vote and then, VOTE! A divided
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Schedule of Events and Services

THE ALEXANDER TEMPLE COMMUNITY
CHURCH is giving honor to their Overseers Bishop
Donna McCollors & Bishop Dorothy Everett by cele-
brating the 40th Anniversary in Ministry and their 65th
birthday. Friday, July 9 at 7 pml There will be a spe-
cial church service to celebrate. The church is located at
1860 W. 5th Street. Guest Speaker: Pastor Steve
Dobbs, Paxon Revival Center Church.
WHOLE FOODS MARKET will have Community
Night called the Flagler Hospital Meet up.Flagler
Hospital is now offering a free weight loss support
group. Meetings feature tips on healthy cooking, exer-
cise, and other issues facing those who struggle with
their weight. For more information please contact Joe
Mark at Joe.Mark@flaglerhospital.org.
No Registration Required.
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
information email atysonjett@bandcassociates.
THE INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION at
the Confederate Park will be a day of fin to honor the
United States Military and all the service personnel. The
celebration will take place, Saturday, July 3, 2010 from
2:30 pm to 7 pm. The park is located at 956 Hubbard St
and admission is free. For more information call (904)
388-2131.
FLORIDA A&M UNIVERSITY MARCHING 100
will host its Annual Band Camp and Parade. The band
camp is Saturday, July 10 through Saturday, July 17.
The final performance will be Saturday July 17 at 10
am. For more information call (850) 599-3024
THE ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL will be hosted in
New Orleans, Louisiana July 2-4. Music performances
and appearances will include Janet Jackson, Gladys
Knight and Jill Scott. For more information visit
www.EssenceMusicFestival.com
FREE CHOLESTEROL SCREENING offered from
11:00 am 4:00 pm July 14 at SaveRite Pharmacy, 201
W. 48th Street, Jacksonville, FL., For more information
call Cholestcheck: 800-713-3301
CELEBRATE OUR NATION'S BIRTHDAY,
Downtown-style. A spectacular fireworks display
begins at 9:45 p.m. on the Downtown riverfront. River
barges will be located in front of The Jacksonville
Landing and the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
Hotel with strobes on both sides of the Main Street
Bridge and the east side of the Acosta Bridge.
Fireworks can be viewed from the Northbank and
Southbank of the St. Johns River.
Free Cholesterol and Diabetes Screenings offered
from 11:00 am 4:00 pm July 13 at Winn-Dixie
Pharmacy, 1209 Atlantic Blvd, Neptune Beach, FL., For
more information call Cholestcheck: 800-713-3301
(No-Appointments).
Baptist Medical Center Downtown announces the
addition of Barbara G. Jaffe, .director for Smith Barney
in Jacksonville, to its Board of Directors.Ms. Jaffe was
a member of the Baptist Health Foundation Board from
2001 to March 2010, and served as treasurer from 2008-
2010. She serves on various other boards throughout the
area, and is chairman of the Jewish Community
Foundation Investment Committee. She has served as a
trustee of the City of Jacksonville Police and Fire
Pension since 1990.
The African-American Baptist Mission
Collaboration (AABMC) presented a check for
$500,000 to Habitat for Humanity International in
Atlanta, GA., as a part of their commitment to help
Haitians rebuild their lives and communities. This con-
tribution is the largest single donation given to Habitat
by a faith community for its Haiti earthquake-recovery
efforts.

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CHURCH, INC.
529 S. McDuffAve. Jacksonville, FL 32254
(904) 294-0011 or 374-9736
ORDER of SERVICES
Sunday-Morning Worship ........11:00 a.m.
Tuesday-Bible Study ..........7:30 p.m.
Friday-Prophecy and Deliverance
Services ..........7:30 p.m.

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COMEDY AND DRAMA is a chance to view different
galleries and restaurants in downtown Jacksonville. The
event will take place July 7 from 5-9 pm in varies loca-
tions. For more information visit
www.downtownjacksonville.com
THE HIGH MUSEUM OF ART invites the public to
preview Dali, The Late Work exhibit, Tuesday, August
3, 2010. Coffee/tea and light breakfast will be served.
For more information call (404) 733-4585.
SENIOR HEALTH REFORM will be held Monday,
July 12,2010 from 10:30 to 11:30 am. The event will be
at Beardall Senior Center in Orlando Florida. For more
information call (407) 841-1757
COFFEE CONCERT is a chance for business women
to expand professionally and personally through net-
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COVENANT CONNECTION FELLOWSHIP
Affirmation and Consecration Service of Apostle Dr.
Mary A. Domes, July 10, 2010, 3:00 p.m.
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JACKSONVILLE.

Clarence Bogins
Passed June 29
Erma Lillian Martin
Bryant,( Alphonso
West)
Died June 23
Purcell William
Cooper(Alphonso West)
Died June 22
Adrian Brown
Hargrove
Died June 23
Jennie Deloris Harvey
Passed June 25
Sidney A. Kirksey
Died June 19
Dianne Dyson Norman
Passed June 26


Barbra Hayes Sablon
(Alphonso West)
Died June 24
Connie Turner
Passed June 28


GEORGIA DEATHS
Irvin Bo Cummings Sr.
Died June 27
Marty Dunham Sr.
Died June 29
Rev. Haywood Headd
Passed June 26
Regina Johnson
Died June 30
Pauline Young
Passed June 26


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New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church
1824 Prospect Street Jacksonville, FL 32208
Sunday School .....................................9:30 a.m .
Sunday Morning
Intercessory Prayer....................10:45 a.m. 1 r.
Morning Worship ..... .............. 11:00 a.m. '.
Youth Church
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
Sunday
W orship 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
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"There's Always Something Happening On The First Coast"
Hundreds Gather For |
Local Author's Book

Many gathered for the unveil- TT
ing long-time education enthusi-
ast Dr. Alvin G. White's memoir
Education Is NOT a Four-Letter
Word. Dr. White, who worked
his way up the ladder within
Duval County Public Schools,
recently retired in 2009 as Chief
Operating Office.
The Memoir details Dr.
White's life growing up in
Jacksonville and his steps Dr. Alvin White speaking at his Book Signing
through the educational system.
When he was a teenager, his friends thought education was not
the best option for success. They would rather spend their time
in the park, than go to class and later succeed in college. His
friends would say certain 'four-letter' words against the idea of
succeeding in education. Dr. White's parents said education is
not a four-letter word; hence the title of his first book.
Family and friends of Dr. White were present to congratulate
him on a book that everyone had waited a long time for him to
pen. From old college friends, to past and current colleagues,
all were grateful to purchase the book and wish Dr. White well.
To purchase a copy of Dr. White's Memoir, visit
www.alvingwhite.com. Follow Dr. White on Facebook and
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Georgia Sea Island Festival
Story and photos by Angela Favors-Morrell
Each June, the quaint community of Saint Simons Island, Georgia is ...;, ".^
host to the Annual Original Georgia Sea Islands Festival. The two day- ;
long festival celebrates the history and culture of the Gullah/ Geechee '
heritage- descendants of slaves brought from West Africa to the ...
Lowcountry areas of South Carolina and Georgia down to Jacksonville,
Fla.
During this two days of celebration, Local and regional groups per-
formed, including the Gullah-Geechee Shouters from Darien, The
Glynn County Shufflers and music by Sounds of the South from
Savannah, Georgia, The Gospel Jewels, The Gospel Spirituals, Horace "
Jones and the Gospel Jubiliares, The Gospel Flames, Sensational Tones, A "
Thirty 8 Twenty of Atlanta, Georgia and Michael Hulett from
Brunswick, Georgia. Historical and cultural as well as the physical____
movements that have become dances and spiritual movements such as Carl Camon (for Governor) and Angela Camon
"the ring shout," was presented by authentic artist Frankie Quimby and
the Georgia Sea Island singers.
Soul food and tasty Southern dishes are served to visitors, while |-l
Handmade baskets, seine nets, music and dance, craft booths, and art
give a glimpse into the rich culture of the Gullah /Geechee people. The
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints) is well known for their col-
lection of genealogy records provided free genealogy search and book-
let to assist you in searching for your roots. 'Your Link to our past and -
our future! Jim and Pat Bacote, historians and cultural preservation-
ists; founders of the Geechee Kunda-America' Gulla Geechee Center-
Riceboro, Georgia, and Denis Fields' exhibits, "From Africa to
Eternity" gave spiritual insight to, with an exciting understanding of the
Gullah culture, dialect and traditions.


,1Il. Joe Porter. Mr. Harold Porter, Annie Clara Polite and Kevin Gough, Atty


Commissioner A. Jerome Clark and Lewis Tucker


Patricia Cooper-Mimcey and David Moreland


Nicholas Germany (Nick) and Edmond Bussy


CORRECTIONS: Was held at Gateway Shopping Center
and in the picture are: Joe Trotter, Michael Blaylock, Ken .
Jefferson, Eugeneeu Banks, Bishop Dr. Rudolph Artist Vi
McKissick Sr., Bishop Dr. Rudolph McKissick Jr. and twist ivian Mitchell & Jessie Ode
Congresswoman Corrine Brown.


School Board Member Venus Holmes -Vice Chair


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BET AWARDS 10 REPEATS AT #1

BY RYCH MCCAIN/ FEEDBACKRYCH@SBCGLOBAL.NET
Photos Courtesy of Picturegroup.com
Contributing Photographers; Frank Micaloma, Vince Buccu and Earl Gibson


If you are a competing cable network, it is
best to schedule your soft programming during the
time slot that the Annual BET Awards are airing
because you are going to get crushed like a grape!
Pulling in a hefty 7.4 million viewers and 4.5 million
households; The BET Awards 10 kept its crown as
the #1 cable awards show while dominating
Twitter in all ten of its trending topics throughout
the show. This may serve as proof positive that
Black Afrikans use Twitter the most. The BET
Awards 10 also ranked in the top five of "non-
sports" ad supported cable telecasts for this year
while maintaining their #1 cable awards ranking
among adults 18-49 for the fifth consecutive year!
The fans made the second highest mobile voting
ever including Facebook and Twitter when they
cast votes for this year's Viewer's Choice Award
won by Rihanna for "Hard" ft: Young Jeezy and the
new Fandemonium Award won by Chris Brown.
Other top winners included Trey Songz, Best Male
R&B Artist; Alicia Keys, Best Female R&B Artist;
Nicki Minaj, Best Female Hip Hop Artist and Best
New Artist. The pre-red carpet 106 & Park Show
and the Post Show both pulled down the #2 spots
for their time slots.
Queen Latifah served as a gracious host-
ess. Special features included granting a wish to a
sick teen via the Make-A-Wish Foundation; honor-
ing community activists Geoffrey Canada, Earl
Martin Phalen and Cordina Barber as well as a
gospel tribute to the BET sponsored S.O.S. proj-
ect to provide relief for Haiti. The salute song "Are
You Listening" was rendered by an all star gospel
ensemble comprised of Kirk Franklin, Fred
Hammond, Yolanda Adams, Marvin Sapp, Kim


Burrell and Karen Clark Sheard. Kanye West and
T.I. returned in good fashion via their performanc-
es. The live action stayed hot with acts such as
Ludacris, DJ Khaled, Tyrese, Usher, John Legend,
Drake, Eminem, Nicki Minaj, El DeBarge, Diddy-
Dirty Money, Pattie LaBelle, Alicia Keys, Black
Eyed Peas, Tommy Lee, Traji P. Henson and 10
year old Gabi Wilson who sung an acappella ver-
sion of "Fallin" for her manager/mentor Alicia
Keys. Chris Brown danced to a melody of Michael
Jackson tunes and broke down in tears as he
sung "Man In The Mirror" during a tribute to the
late King of Pop.
S Prince was this year's Lifetime
Achievement Honoree. In his vocal tribute to "His
Purpleness," Trey Songz flubbed up "Purple Rain"
when his limited vocal range wouldn't allow him to
reach the high notes or even go into falsetto to get
them. This just lends more fuel to the fire with the
viewpoint that the video age youngstaz these days
don't measure up talent wise to the last generation
of real singers! Get mad if you will with that state-
ment but the proof in in the performance (or lack
there of)!
The major superstars skipped strolling
down the red carpet for their arrivals and left that
daunting task to the new comers on their way up
and the has beens seeking some press redemp-
tion. If you missed the show or want to see it
again, the rebroadcasts will be on Friday, July 2nd
from 7:30PM 11:00PM and Monday, July 5th
from 8:00 PM 11:00PM. Check your local list-
ings. For a complete list of winners go to
www.Bet.com.


RYCH MCCAIN'S HOLLYHOOD NOTES! I
By Rych McCain/ feedbackrych@sbcglobal.net
e :, .' i:....a ^ -- .z.-a s'> .. < ^nz & s f selected artists and industry executives to join its


TV:
Congrats are in order comic/actress Niecy Nash for winning the
2010 Daytime Emmy Award in The, Outstanding Special Class Special
Category as the Producer/Host of The Style Network's "Clean House: The
Messiest Home In The Country."
Hollywood After Dark:
The W Hotel Residences roof-top Terrace was the scene last Friday
for a cocktail attired mixer benefitting actor Hosea Chanchez's personal
charity "Watch Me Win!" The celebs, food and drink were plentiful.
Chanchez is the co-star of the hit "CW" now "BET" show "The Game." One
Chance Entertainment and Hip Hop Weekly Magazine sponsored an ele-
gant evening last Saturday from the penthouse suite and adjoining roof top
terrace of the Luxe Hotel on lavish Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills. The event
was titled "Evolution of Curves." It was a fashion show that featured beau-
tiful full figured and plus sized models. The affair was hosted by Poprah
from the VH1 hit reality show "I Want To Work For Diddy." The proceeds
went to the Haiti Cherie Foundation to build a house in Haiti. MH+L (Modern
Home + Living) Magazine, threw a suave bash at the chic J Lounge &
Restaurant in downtown LA last Friday. The guests partied on a spacious
out side patio and jammed to a live show performance by T-Pain and spe-
cial guest, World Champion Laker Ron Artest who rapped his new single
"Champions" T-Pain cooked but Ron, don't quit your day job!
Academy's 2010 Invitees:
The Oscar folks AKA The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and
Sciences have invited 135 new, specially


membership ranks with voting privileges on the
organization's Oscar nominees. This year's invitees include Mon'Nique,
LaTanya Richardson, Zoe Saldana and Gabourey Sidibe. Congrats ladies!
Movies:
Night and Day; 20th Century fox Pictures. Starring Tom Cruise,
Cameron Diaz, Maggie Grace, Marc Blucas and Paul Dano. Directed by
James Mangold. Written by Patrick O'Neil, Scott Frank, Dana Fox, Laeta
Kalogridis, Ted Griffin, Nick Griffin, James Mangold and Timothy Dowling.
Producers; Joe Roth, Gregory Goodman, Todd Garner, Cathy Konrad and
Steve Pink. Opening a #3 with a $20 million gate would have been almost
unimaginable for a Tom Cruise film fifteen years ago but every star hits their
peak and begin the trek downward. This movie doesn't make too much
sense in the fact that Diaz's character gets caught up in a total stranger who
is a secret agent when there is no real reason for her do it. Save this one
for Nextflex or late night cable.
Grown Ups; Sony Pictures/Columbia Tristar Picture Group and
Happy Madison Productions. Starring Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris
Rock, David Spade, Rob Schneider, Salma Hayek, Maria Bello, Maya
Rudolph and Joyce Van Patten. Directed by Dennis Dugan. Written by
Adam Sandler and Fred Wolf. Produced by Adam Sandier and Jack
Giarraputo. Bottom line, this movie is goodand it is funny. Go see this one
and laugh your hinny off!
Hit me up at feedbackrych@sbcglobal.net
Study, Observe and Win!
Rych


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ployment.
The Republicans pride themselves on tax cut and less government spending. Of
course, this is only, by definition true, when the other party is in power. Because of
the amount of misrepresentation in this country, the Republicans or the so call con-
servatives are able to keep 'the noise down' because of their power in money and
media. Right now, people are so hungry and only get one side of the story, along
with the unwillingness to think things through, tax cut and less government spend-
ing seems like the only way, according to the recent polls. Americans have such
short memories and can't seem to remember that the last Democratic president, Bill
Clinton, left his position and turned over a surplus to the Republican administration.
It is not clear to a thinking individual why the Senate opposes deficit spending to
help those who are unemployed except, they really do not wish to see the economy
improve. This administration has had to fight hard to help those in economic need
in spite of the serious GOP and Tea Party opposition. The type of obstruction
employed since Obama took his seat at the White House should not be forgotten at
the poll. We must also remember as one bike rider displayed on his T-shirt prior to
Obama winning the presidency, "Please, it's the White House."
As for as the continued blocking of the extension of unemployment benefits to mil-
lions of jobless Americans because of the federal deficit, we should not forget that
big business, big oil, big banks and big brokerage houses still have a lot of cash. The
real problem is the failure to tax the nation's wealth.


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with their aunt, Lisa Arnold, 28, who was then, also arrested.
The relatives in Union City advised the GBI where the assault and molestation had
taken place. When they arrived, the found the two suspects in church. DNA has
been tested to see which of the brothers impregnated the child. The pregnancy,
because of medical reasons, was terminated.
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Morris has been described as a 'cold blooded', killer and is believed to have shot
and killed others, including Derrick Anderson, 22, on May 18, 2010. In fact, Morris
is considered the 'main' suspect in Anderson's murder.
On Thursday evening, someone reported seeing Morris in the Atlantic Boulevard
area. It was later discovered that the report was a false alarm. However, the sher-
iff's office has said that they will be accepting every lead as if it is genuine since
they now believe that Morris is a threat to society, and is not afraid to kill.
Even though Anderson's mother has said that she believes he killed her son, she
also said that she would hope he turns himself in or is found without going through
a battle. Her reason for this is that she does not wish for him to be killed as he has
killed, but that he gets to stand trial and face a judge and jury.
According to sources, it is believed that Morris has been involved in three other
murders.
The reward for Dontae Morris by Tampa police is $101,000.


Talking To An Attorney
By Burney Bivens, Esq. LFD
BANKRUPTCY

There are some general concerns that often results in bankruptcy. This includes the fact that when ones
debts are greater than their assets, when the outgoing cash flow is greater than the income, and when there is an
overall inability to pay debts as they come due. Many people are facing a variety and a combination of problems
that are no fault than their own. If they do not address those situations, they face not only the loss of property
and harassing phone calls, but economic problems can also lead to marital and family distress, physical issues
and in some cases suicide. There are different types of bankruptcy that one can consider:
A. Chapter 7 liquidation. Generally, this is used when people do not substantial income and the debts are
greater than the assets and an inability to pay debts'as they come due. The objective here is to get relief by elim-
inating unsecured debts while maintaining secure debts (if any). In a Chapter 7 liquidation, in most cases unse-
cured debts such as credit cards, medical bills, judgments, and promissory notes are completely eliminated.
Secured debts are those debts where there is collateral associated with the loan such as a lien on an automobile
or a mortgage on real estate. In a Chapter 7 liquidation, if one wishes to keep the collateral (the car or the real
estate) they must pay those debts. However, in those cases where one detennines that the value of the collateral
is less than the amount of the debt they may consider a surrender of the collateral and then that debt becomes
insecure and then it can be eliminated just like credit cards and medical bills. Once the liquidation is complete,
then one is free of all those debts that are eliminated and they never have an obligation to pay them again.
B. Chapter 13 reorganization. This fonn of bankruptcy is used when ones income is large enough that
Chapter 7 liquidation is not appropriate but is still do not have the ability to pay debts as they come due. If the
debts are reorganized, there may be an opportunity to pay them. Chapter 13 is often used to assist people who
have fallen behind on the mortgage. For example, if one had been out of work for awhile and is 6 months behind
on the home mortgage, a Chapter 13 may be used to restructure and allow the 6 months past due to be spread out
over a period of time while making each new monthly payment as it comes due. A Chapter 13 where one has
sufficient income, they may also be required to pay a portion of their unsecured debts as opposed to eliminating
those debts in a Chapter 7. The objective here is to develop a plan of reorganization and utilize the income and
assets that are available to work out the most appropriate solution for the debtor and for the creditors involved.
The plan for reorganization must be approved and monitored by the bankruptcy court.
C. Chapter 11 reorganization. A Chapter 11 reorganization is similar to a Chapter 13, but there are some vari-
ations. Chapter 11 is most commonly used by corporations to reorganize and restructure their debts. It is also
used by individuals whose income reaches a certain level that a Chapter 13 is not appropriate. The objective is
the same as a Chapter 13 to restructure or reorganize the debts to make them manageable while paying as must
as practical. However, because this is used by corporations, certain debts are categorized as to what gets paid
first. In mqny cases, the priority for such debts are: 1) attorney fees, court costs, and administrative expenses
associated with the bankruptcy filing; 2) secured debts, liens and mortgages in order to protect the collateral; 3)
wages to employees; 4) taxes; and 5) unsecured debts. Depending on one's particular situation, there may be
some rearrangement of these priorities but the objective for a corporation is to pay those things necessary to keep
the business functioning, generating income so when the reorganization is over, it will be a viable operation and
can then emerge from bankruptcy.
This is only a general overview and if one is experiencing economic issues, it would be advisable to consult
with a professional who can give specific advice for your particular situation.



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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Bahamas Underground Railroad Network to Freedom
Story by Marsha Dean Phelts and photos by Frank M.
Powell of the Florida Star o ,

The party banners are flying from all entrance I
points on historic American Beach. The 2010 beach P iltin.:, a x' rCs
season and 75th Anniversary of the establishment of
American Beach is being well celebrated. It seems as
no matter which comer one comes upon the party ban-
ners are flowing. Just this past Saturday the people "
were wall to wall in Burney Park. Carlton Jones, 1
President of the American Beach Property Owners
Association, Inc. welcomed the hundreds who gathered "
at Burney Park for the first of three Free (and open to I
the public) Jazz Concerts to be held on the last
Saturday of the months in June, July and August. On
this same day a huddle of 100 motorcyclists hung out
from the beach side of Evans' Rendezvous.
Quinton and Kim Jones hosted their annual
Oceanfront Party on the lawn of their American Beach
Home. Happy Hour began at 4 O'clock in the after-
noon. Music for the swinging party was provided by a
DJ, the Jones guests dined and danced in the moonlight
until after midnight. For them the entertainment season
has just begun, Quintin and Kim also hosted a birthday
party for Quintin, Jr. and his young friends a few weeks
later.
At her home on the north end of the beach, Joy Errol Jones Vice Mayor St Augustine, Dr Jacinta M Higgs EdD Senator Bahamas, Senator Tony Hill, Counsel Genera
Lawson along with a cadre of childhood friends and Gradys Sands Johnson
others from her days at Hampton University came
together from coast to coast for the 50th Birthday
Celebration of Tia Dix. Guests poured in from Prince
George County Maryland, Washington, DC,
Philadelphia, New Jersey, New York City, Tallahassee,
Charlotte and other locations along the east coast.
By way of the Florida Tourist and Convention J
Bureau, Ron Starling launched the 10th Annual
Nightsands Camp Out with a 72-Hour Extravaganza.
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Why does it seem like every election year
African Americans go to the polls and vote for
the Lesser of Two Evils?
Perhaps President Barack Obama is the
exception to the rule, but no candidates want to
champion Black political issues, no candidate /
wants to embrace and cherish the "hood", the
ghetto or the barrio and no candidate wants to
tell the truth when the candidate thinks a lie will
get them elected.'
No candidate wants to hire a lot of Blacks to
do campaign work. If you love the political mas-
ter and you want a job in the government,
Blacks have to volunteer. Pay to modern day 7
political puppets is like freedom was to some
slaves, it was something to be gotten in the by
and by, sometime in the future!
Every Democratic candidate wants a "union bug",on their signs and litera-
ture and in every election the union sign shops and print shops take Democratic
money and the individual union members vote for whomever they want to, even
Republicans.
There is no block vote in America stronger than the Black vote, so why
shouldn't candidates give Black businesses the same considerations that candi-
dates give to unions?
You tell me, why shouldn't all candidates have to advertise in Black-owned
media and why can't Black caterers and restaurants cater for the big recep-
tions and political parties? We have printers and sign shops so why can't
Blacks get a little of those print opportunities too.
Now, you may not believe this but the type of candidate that is more likely
to utilize Black political professionals is the older, conservative non-Democratic
candidates.
The candidate that would hire or contract Blacks to provide political servic-
es is a candidate that wants to win and wants the best help regardless of age,
race, party-affiliation or whatever.
Nowadays, if you raise $50,000 or $100,000 for a candidate, you can tell the
candidate whom to hire. I hat is why a young college student can get a high pay-
ing campaign job and experienced Black professionals can't even get a job
interview.
I know you don't like for me to say or write this but you have to under-
stand that the candidate that does nothing for you and your community before
an election, will do nothing for you after the election.
If no candidate will work with us and candidates only seek to see us two
weeks before voting day, we have to go to the polls and vote against the candi-
date we feel will work against our interests.
It could be Heckle or Jeckle, Twiddle Dum or Twiddle Dee or Bruce or Amy,
we always seem like we are voting for the lesser of two evils.

(Become a fan of The Gantt Report on Facebook. Buy Gantt's book "Beast Too:
Dead Man Writing" at any major book store and contact Lucius at
www.allworldconsultants.net).


JACKSONVILLE BLACK PRIDE will be hosting their yearly events
August 12-15, 2010. Events include a mini film festival, a beach party and a
community picnic. The Jacksonville Black Pride will also host workshops and
a closing party for the end of their festivities. For more information please con-
tact (904) 325-5559
LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS will be hosting the Summer Film
Screening of Cracker-The Last Cowboys of Florida, Friday, July 9 at 5:30 pm.
Tickets are $25.00 and will be hosted at the University Club of Jacksonville.
Fore more information call (813) 230-4528
NATIONAL SPEAKERS ASSOCIATION presents the 2010 NSA Annual
Convention. The convention will be held at the Orlando World Ceflter Marriott
in Orlando, Fl from July 17-20. For more information visit www.nsaspeaker.org
HOMESTEAD MIAMI SPEEDWAY will host the "Race for the Fourth,"
Sunday, July 4, 2010. The event will have live music, free food and drinks, chil-
dren activities, games and a firework display. For more information visit
www.thechampionshiptrack.com
ADVENTURE LANDING will be hosting "Military Appreciation Weekend"
at their family fun center July 3-4, 2010. All active and retired military person-
nel will receive their choice of a free water park admission or quest pass. For
more information visit www.adventurelanding.com
LIMELIGHT THEATER AND RAINTREE RESTAURANT presents
"Murder in the Olde City." From July 9 and continuing every Friday in July,
come and enjoy a sitdown dinner and try to solve the mystery in the play.
Tickets cost $35.00. For more information visit www.limelight-theater.org
THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF FOOD AND AGRI-
CULTURE SCIENCES is offering a new class on Freshwater Wetlands in the
Florida Masters Naturalist Program. The first class will begin August 3, 2010.
The sessions will be held at the university of Florida in Jacksonville, FL. This
program is for adults who want to learn more about Florida's environment. For
more information call (904) 387-8850
WINN-DIXIE PHARMACY will be hosting a health fair, Tuesday, July 13,
2010. The health fair will have free cholesterol and diabetes screenings. Winn-
Dixie is located at 1209 Atlantic Blvd and will take place from 11 to 4 pm. For
more information call (800) 713-3301.
WILD ADVENTURES THEME PARK welcomes special guest Kaptain
Robbie Knievel for the 4th of July event, "All American Weekend" July 3-4.
Knievel will attempt a motorcycle leap over Wild Adventure's iconic lake on
July 3. For more information visit www.wildadventures.com
THE VIDA RACE will be hosting the Second Annual Independence 5K July
3, 2010. The race will take place at Amelia Island Plantation. Participants can
walk, run or race. The 5k run beings at 8 am. For more information call (904)
277-5193
JACKSONVILLE ZOO AND GARDENS will be celebrating 4th of July
with their 4th of July Jamboree Saturday, July 3 and Sunday, July 4 from 10 am
to 4 pm. There will be live Americana and Dixieland music, prize drawings, and
other activities for everyone in the family to enjoy. For more information log
on to www. jacksonvillezoo.org.

[U2 -AN


The Art of Dating
SBy Justin L. Mabrie, MB.4
Distractions Becomes An Attraction

When you are dating and feelings have gotten to
Sa point where you and your partner have gravitat-
ed toward an exclusive relationship, it means that
you now provide each other with undivided atten-
tion. This exclusive form of dating is a progressive
step but is not fully secure. There is a possibility
that your eyes and heart are still transitional
S 'because you may not be content and fully con-
vinced that the person you are with is "the one."
When you are dating, you will still meet people
along the way that you may have curiosity about
and you may hold on to the contact, yet not entertain or pursue out of
respect to your current relationship. This contact-in-waiting can become a
problem during weak moments in a current relationship. There is a strong
possibility that whatever you may be lacking and yearning for in your rela-
tionship, such as: A voluntary act of love; consistent phone calls; or thoughts
of affirmation can be gained from the eager contact-in-waiting. Before you
know it, you may become distracted because you are getting drawn into the
attractiveness and comfort of your previously voided sensations that are now
ignited from someone outside of your mate. A rapport of trust and under-
standing is formed due to the fact that each of you is experiencing and con-
templating the thought of deceitful participation against your separate or
current relationships. This happens in marriages when one of the partners
feel neglected and eventually obtains a secret lover. So before you get to any
considerations of marriage, where a distraction becomes more attractive
than your mate, be sure communication is open and needs / desires from a
mate are discussed. Some distractions are just for a moment while others
spiral into full-blown situations. Many times your mate is naive and
unaware of this happening distraction. It is sometimes an unimaginable
thought because even though he or she may be lacking in the relationship, he
or she is still quite possibly engrossed in you and the relationship. You should
not continue down a deceitful path and you should cease interaction with the
distraction and focus back on your relationship. Talk with your partner
about the void you are feeling, allow him or her to understand your needs,
wants, and desires. They may even need you to step your game up with them
too. Communicate and eagerly work towards mending what you have estab-
lished. If the distraction is truly what you think you want, then you must be
honest with yourself and your partner. You must communicate you thoughts
and not keep your partner in the dark of your actions and thoughts.
Whatever arrangement or break-up that is established is a personal decision
for the both of you to make; it is each partner's responsibility to ensure that
each partner has equal knowledge and understanding about their relation-
ship. Maybe you were not as ready as you perceived and should possibly
refer to a previous article, Freedom As You Please, because you never want
to force a phase of dating before you are ready for it. To alleviate distractions
from even entering and becoming a cancer to your relationship, ALWAYS
keep open lines of communication so voids of neglect do not arise.

Remember: Communicate with your partner. Do not seek to fill a void
from a distraction.



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



















Coca-Cola is giving two Florida AM University FAMU) students, Justin
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Justin Smith and Alisa Routh were given an opportunity of a life time to
travel to Africa thanks to Coca-Cola.
Coca-Cola is giving two Florida A&M University (FAMU) students, Justin
Smith and Alisa Routh, the opportunity to embark on cultural adventures against
the backdrop of the world's biggest sporting event. The students will travel across
the globe to Africa for the FIFA World Cup.
Smith, 20, a junior mathematics maior, and Routh, 20, a junior public relations
major, are the winners of the Coca-Cola "Open Happiness Tour," a video contest
that sought creative and inspirational answers to the question: How does the Coca-
Cola RAIN program inspire you?
The FAMU students will travel with of 19 other student winners from 12 his-
torically black colleges and universities (HBCUs).
The winners will spend five days soaking up the South African culture and learn-
ing more about Africa's water crisis. During their visit, the students will meet with
executives from Coca-Cola South Africa, who will share what the Company is


doing in support of the RAIN project as well as learn about other initiatives
throughout Africa, including HIV/AIDS and malaria prevention, access to educa-
tion, job creation and humanitarian assistance.
The students also will have the opportunity to explore more facets of South
African culture when they take a trip to the Nelson Mandela National Museum, go
on a Safari and attend a FIFA World Cup match.


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From Actual Police Reports

Did You Hear About?...









Jackstonvit e Sherit s Office


ENDANGERED

MISSING PERSON
Victim:
William "Roland" Grubbs
11567 Francis Drake Drive
.11/09/25
Gray hair, blue eyes
5'9", 145 pounds
On June 28, 2010, at 9:30am,
William Grubbs (victim) was
reported missing by his daughter
after he walked away from 1517
Landon Avenue this morning. The
victim recently underwent surgery
and is currently on an assortment
of medications for his condition.
He was last seen wearing a
white multi-color shirt, gray shorts,
and white tennis shoes in the area
of Landon Avenue.
If you have any information
regarding the whereabouts of Williams "Roland" Grubbs, please contact the
Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at (904) 630-0500 immediately.

WANTED

PERSON
The following individual is
wanted for Armed Robbery
with no bond. There is an active
warrant for his arrest and he is
considered armed and danger-
ous.
SJuan Davante Rackley
Date of birth: August 6. 1992
6'0, 150 pounds Last known
address: 2170 10th Street.
Anyone with any information
as to the whereabouts of this
individual is asked to contact
the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office
at 904-630-0500 or email us at
JSOCrimeTips@j axsheriff.org.
To remain anonymous and
receive a possible reward, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS or email
them at rewards@fccrimestoppers.com.

TRAFFIC FATALITY
On June 25, 2010 at 8:15pm police were dispatched to Nolan Street and
McDuffAvenue in reference to a traffic crash.
Investigation revealed the listed victim, Julia M. Blue rode her bicycle from
Dignan Street across the northbound lane of McDuff Avenue, which is clearly
marked with bicycle lanes. From eyewitness accounts the victim either tried to stop
her bicycle in the middle turn lane or tried to turn her bicycle to the left in order to
avoid an impact with a vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle attempted to avoid the crash by steering left, but
the victim continued to occupy that space. As a result, the victim was struck with
the passenger's side of the vehicle and subsequently struck the windshield. The
victim was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased.
The investigation is continuing and the Jacksonville Sheriffs Office
requests any witnesses who were in the area to contact the Traffic Homicide office
at 630-2178 or the non emergency number at 630-0500.

BOTH WESTSIDE RAPE SUSPECTS CAUGHT
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
invasion robbery.
Two suspects forced their way into an apartment at gunpoint.
The victim heard a knock at the door, when she opened the door the two
suspects 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 was originally disseminated to the pub-
lic to try and identify the unknown suspects. Thanks to Crime Stoppers tips from
the community, both suspects were both positively identified and warrants were
able to be issued.
Suspect Smith surrendered himself to police on June 19, 2010 after repeat-
edly seeing himself on TV. Suspect Daniels was located in Evansville, Indiana cap-


Your Weekly

HOROSCOPE
June 28, 2010 July 4, 2010


S' II ARIES
Opportunities for new partner-
ships will develop through the
organizations you encounter
Don't let other people meddle
in your private affairs
Advancement can be yours if
you put your efforts into work
related matters. Your leader-
ship ability will enhance your
reputation.
CANCER
Extravagance will be a
problem. Use your bet-
ter judgment before you
sign up for a costly
venture. Give everyone
in the house a physical
chore that will help
burn off some of the
excess energy. It's time
to reevaluate your own
motives and make
changes to yourself
first.

L LIBRA
You are best to move quickly
and to get in good with the
boss. Take your time be fore
making personal decisions.
You can expect to have a pas-
sionate time if you go out
with someone you are roman-
tically interested in. Do not
get involved in joint financial
ventures.

1 CAPRICORN

You will meet a person
who may turn out to be
more than just a friend.
Your lover will cost you
dearly if you let them.
Your emotional state
could leave you vulnera-
ble and confused. Get
ready to discover love,
passion, ana the desire to
enjoy all that life has to
offer.


S' T I TALURLUS
Your lo'.er ill be anno',ed
uithl your participation Be
honest in \our c.inUnirilicltion
jnd don't lose ,,our cool
Partnerships %\ ith cream\e peo-
ple could lead to financial
gains. Visit friends you don't
get to see that often.

S I LEO
Pleasure trips will be most
enjoyable if you take them
with that special person in
your life. You could have a
change of heart if an old
flame waltzes back into
your life. Put your efforts
into your work or money
making ventures rather than
your emotional life. Learn
some new skills that will
increase your in come.

[ SCORPIO
Do not trust others with impor-
tant information. Your mate
may want to pick a fight but if
you're persistent with your
affections their anger should
dissipate. Try to be fair in your
dealings with acquaintances.
It's time you let your true feel-
ings out.

AQUARIUS

Let go of the past in order
to progress. You will be
able to enlist the help of
colleagues who believe in
your ideas. Accept the
inevitable. You must con-
sider yourself for a
change.Your lucky day this
week will be Saturday.


tured by the US Marshalls, after a Crime Stoppers tip came in leading authorities
to a certain area in the evening hours of June 29, 2010.
It is unknown at this time when Suspect Daniels will be transported back to
Jacksonville, Florida.


S GEMINI
You can convince others to
follow suit. Your interest in
helping others may take you
back to school Put .our ener-
gy' into your work or money\ -
making ventures rather than
into your emotional life this
week. Take time to deal with
legal documents and the
affairs of people who \-ou may
be indebted to.

VIRGO
Pamper yourself; you deserve
it. Romantic encounters will
be full of excitement.
Business and emotional part-
nerships will run smoothly.
Do yourself a favor and leave
your plastic at home. Work at
home if at all possible.

SAGITTARIUS
You may find it necessary
to confront a situation that
has gotten out of hand. You
can do well on stage or
behind the scenes, the
choice is yours. Try not to
make waves. You need to
get out and have some fun
to reduce tension.
!UEE PISCES

Your mate will enjoy helping
out. You can make drastic
changes in your professional
direction this week. Finish off
old projects before starting
something new. Don't be too
hard on your mate. Your
lucky day this week will be
Tuesday.


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SPORTS


Where Will They Go


#1 Washington Wizards- John Wall trom
Kentucky/Freshman
#2 Philadelphia 76ers Evan Turner from Ohio
State/ Junior
#3 New Jersey Nets- Derrick Favor from Georgia
Tech
#4 Minnesota Timberwolves- Wesley Johnson from
Syracuse/Junior
#5 Sacramento Kings- Demarcus Cousins from
Kentucky/Freshman
#6 Golden State Warriors- Ekpe Udoh from
Baylor/Junior
#7 Detroit Pistons- Greg Monroe-
Georgetown/Sophomore
#8 Los Angles Clippers- Al Farough Aminu from
Wake Forest/ Sophomore
#9 Utah Jazz- Gordon Haywood from
Butler/Sophomore
#10 Indiana Pacers-Paul George from Fresno State/ Sophomore


HBCU Sports Corner


By Jordan Hill


The Southwestern Athletic Conference SWAC
Council of Presidents and Chancellors voted to.
approve the bid submitted by the Special Events
Center in Garland, TX to host the SWAC Men's
and Woman's Basketball Tournament
Championship in 2011, 2012 and 2013. The tour-
nament will begin March 9-12.

Mississippi Valley State Delta Devil
Football team announces 2010 foot-
ball schedule change. The program
will be seeing some changes come
the fall. Mississippi Valley State
revised their football schedule due to
renovations to Rice Totten Stadium.
The games that are going to be
affected include the September 18
game with Alcorn State, October 2
vs. Prairie View A & M, October 23
vs. Grambling State and the
November 13 game against Alabama A&M

Jeremy Shelby of the Grambling State Tigers
Baseball team was drafted by the Baltimore
Orioles. Shelby was taken in the 38th round of
the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft. The
Lexington, Kentucky native is the first Tiger
to go in the MLB draft since the current inter-
im head coach James cooper was taken in the
33rd round by the Houston Astros.



Prairie View A&M football defensive coordina-
tor Heishma Northern has been selected to
attend the 2010 NCAA Champions Forum in
Anaheim, California.
The forum, which is in conjunction with the
National Association of Collegiate Directors of
Athletics Convention, is considered the "top
tier" of the NCAA Coaches Academy Programs
as only 15 football coaches from across the
nation and 15 athletics directors have been invit-
ed after being selected by a committee of former
NCAA athletics directors and coaches.


USWAC
SOUTHWESTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE


T",


By Jordan Hill


LeBron James is now a free agent and every
basketball fan is dying to know what team will
grab the two-time MVP player.
James, nicknamed "The King," is one of the
most sought after players in the NBA league right
now and many teams are trying to cast their bid to
gain the popular and talented small forward.
Lebron James began his career with the
Cleveland Cavaliers since turning pro straight
from high school in 2003. Along with him being
a two-time MVP basketball player, James is also
a six-time NBA All-Star, 2008 NBA Scoring
Champion and named Rookie of the Year in 2004.
With all the awards he has gained over the years,
in, 1 t he one that he has yet to claim is a NBA
.Championship. Considering that he has not won
S:yet, it can be safe to say that whatever team
Lebron goes to, he wants to make sure they can back him up for a win.
Speculations of James' new team has changed every minute. One second James
has been linked to the Chicago Bulls and the next second reports say that he is going
to sign with the Miami Heat. Other teams interested in James include the New Jersey
Nets, New York Knicks and the Los Angeles Clippers.
At the end of the day, James can get $125 million over the next five years if he
decides to stay with Cleveland. If James decides to leave, he can get $96 million in
the next 5 years.
Lebron James is not the only free agent up for grabs. Other top players such as
Dywane Wade, Chris Bosh and Dirk Nowitzki are all available for trading and new
team contracts.
Wade has not said too much about leaving the Miami Heat, the team that he has
been with since 2003.
Bosh, who unlike Wade, is eager to move to a different team. He is currently with
the Toronto Raptors and has been with them since 2003. Sport reports have been
saying that he is leaning towards going to Miami to be alongside Wade and possibly
James
Nowitzki seems like he is not leaving Dallas but he may be up for a new change.
Wherever James or any other free agent player ends up going, one thing is for sure,
they will be paid well, draw big crowds and shake up basketball in the upcoming
season.


Women's Basketball


Legend Honored
By Jordan Hill


Teresa Edwards, one of the most honored
women's basketball players, will be inducted
into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame.
Edwards, the only U.S. basketball player to
participate in five Olympic games and four-
time Gold Medalist, will be inducted along-
side Leta Andrews, Rebecca Lobo, Gloria
Ray, Teresa Wetherspoon and Chris Weller.
Besides playing in the Olympics, Edwards
has played in Italy, Japan, Spain, France and
Russia. She finished her career playing for
the WNBA Lynx in 2003 and 2004.
This will be Edwards sixth time to be
inducted into a Hall of Fame. Her other
awards include being inducted into the
University of Georgia's "Circle of Honor" in
1995, Georgia's Sports Hall of Fame in 2001,
National High School Hall of Fame in 2002,
Grady County Sports Hall of Fame in 2009
and was inducted in the U.S. Olympic Hall
of Fame last August.
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Teresa Edwards Hall of Fame
Inductee


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SThe Star

GROWING CONFIDENT WITH THE AUNTIE ROZ
PEANUT SHOW
BY
CHRISTOPHER CUNNINGHAM

Little did I know when I auditioned
for the Auntie Roz Peanut Show, how
much of a change it would be for my life.
I was very nervous in the beginning
because Auntie Roz and Mrs. Whatley
kept saying, "Louder, Project your voice
Th e-., x more!" Just when I thought I had it right,
they would repeat this over and over
again. Sometimes I got discouraged and
wanted to quit, but my Mom and
.- Grandmother wouldn't let me. Even if
they had, 1 would have disappointed
Auntie Roz and this I could not do. My
Sf' a first part was to present the Slave Garden
s s si at Kingsley Plantation. I had to present
my part many times as visitors came to
.- b the garden section of the plantation. I
Swas worried about my performance, but
they always smiled and thanked me for
-Io the information. I realized after doing it
twice that the visitors were enjoying it. I
was very surprised to find that I had been
published along with the other Peanut Crew in the Times Union. This was really cool!
The next challenge was when I tried out for the part of Mr. Poe in The Peanut Show. This show
was presented at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). At our first practice in the theater, I got
nervous again, because this was a real theater stage in downtown Jacksonville. I realized then why they
worked so hard to get me to speak loudly, and to project. There were no microphones on the stage and
if the audience was to hear me, I would have to work hard and use the instruction they gave me. I tried
out for the part of Mr. Poe, but was given the part of the Announcer, which meant that I got to open the
show. Now this was seriously cool! On opening day I was a little nervous, but I took a deep breath and
went on the stage with a very big smile. I looked out at all the smiling faces in the audience andthe rest
was easy and fun.
The show was repeated at Annie R. Morgan Elementary School and three times at Edward Waters
College (EWC). The best day for me was when my school came to see the show. I really felt proud of
myself then. I will never forget that while we were in the EWC Auditorium, Auntie Roz reminded us that
we were at a college and she said that we must all strive to go to college I knew someday I will go to
college. Also I knew right then and there that I would try really hard to do this because you just can't
let Auntie Roz down.
At the last performance at the college, I felt sort of let down because I felt that all the fun was
over. Several days later, I learned that we would have a fun lunch at Auntie Roz's house and we would
go to the movie to see Karate Kid. You could never guess how surprised I was to learn that we would be
riding in limousines the way the stars do at the Academy Awards. We gathered together at her house, ate
a delicious spaghetti lunch and then got into the limousine. I thought, as I rode to the movie, about
how very fortunate I am to belong to such as wonderful organization as The Auntie Roz Children's
Workshop.. How many kids my age are able to feel so completely special and happy and I do?
The Movie was great, too. There was a message in it for everyone: although life %omietiimes
knocks you down you can get back up again. I will always remember that because I know thel i \ e 11ll
be bad and discouraging times in my life. All I have to do is try to find a solution to the problem
and then start to change it.
So, get over Denzel Washington, Johnny Dep and the rest of the Hollywood bunch.
Here comes Auntie Roz and the Peanut Show. Someday, some of us will be just as famous a. ou
are and you know what?? That is not only cool, but totally awesome.
Auntie Roz Children's Workshop Incorporated is an educational theatre company f(oinded
by Broadway veteran/educator Roslyn Burrough. Christopher Cunningham is a recent fifth grade
graduate of Sallye B. Mathis Elementary School. Contact roz@auntieroz.com or \is l
www.auntieroz.com for more information.


SOUL FOOD FEST
Pictures by: Star Struck Photography


"BLESSED AND CURSED" STARS
STOP IN BRUNSWICK
By: Rinetta McLaughlin Fefie

National recording Gospel artist Deitrick Haddon
made a stop in Brunswick, GA to promote his debut film,
'Blessed and Cursed.' Greater Works Ministries of
Brunswick, under the direction of Pastor Mark Baker and
First Lady Lora Baker hosted the event.
The event was awesome, high-spirited, and inspiring for all
who attended. The event also included the dynamic choir of
Greater Works as well as local Gospel artist of Savannah, GA,
Jamaal "Mali" Pollard who is also featured in the film. The
film as quoted by Mr. Haddon is a modernr day story of Saul
and David." The film will be released on DVD July 27, 2010.


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are now being called
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deepest part of the
ocean. It may have no
backbone, but it puts up
a aiant battle!


1. I can change color to protect myself. I am well-armed and I wrap myself around my prey.
2. We stick to rocks. Divers pick us and people use us for bathing and cleaning.
3. We have up to 40 arms! We pry open shells and eat the scallops, clams and oysters inside.
4. When I am shy, I pull my head and foot into my shell.
5. I look a bit like a silver dollar. Do you see a "flower" Giant squids
when you look at me? Those are rows of breathing holes, have the largest
6. I am round with long, pointed spines that protect eyes of any animal
me from my enemies and help me move along the sea floor, in the world.
7. I have an exoskeleton a hard shell outside my body. I am
a scavenger, eating the remains of fish and ocean animals.
8. We chew tunnels in sand and eat tiny pieces of animals and plants!
9. I move sideways and burrow in sand or hide between rocks. My pincers pro ec me! i
10. I have 8 arms and 2 tentacles that are longer and retractable. I use them to catch prey! ca
11. I am headless, but I know the secret of making a grain of sand into a pearl. be
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Until it yawned open and out the pearl fell.

He laughed and he rolled in the sunshine all day.
Until a big bird tried to whisk to him away.

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Instead he is longing to journey back home.


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---m Just ayin--
In Psalms David writes, "This is the day the Lord has
made, I will rejoice and be glad in it!" So everyday we
must make positive affirmations. The mind is like the
body, if we feed it the wrong things we become sick. So
your thoughts are your prayers, and that means thinking
right is praying right! SO WHAT ARE YOU THINK-
ING?.......I'm just sayin...
Dementrious Lawrence


Betty Asque Davis, GRI, CDPE, REALTOR
Watson Realty Ponte Vedra Beach Office
Direct 904-571-1182
BADavis@WatsonRealtyCorp.com
www.bettydavisrealtor.com

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