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Man Killed, Sisters Shot 89 Charged on Gun, Drug


Jacksonville officers are
f searching for the gunman
who used an assault rifle to
repeatedly shot a vehicle
driven by Johnnie Ross
Hoover, 28, hitting Hoover
several times and also
wounding Hoover's daugh-
ter, who is six years of age
and her four year old sister.
SD One of the girls had a very
Johnnie Ross Hoover, 28, with his six year-old daughter and her bad wound on her arm and
four-year-old sister.
other was shot in the leg.
Both were taken to the hospital. Hoover died at the scene.
According to reports, Hoover's daughter was a cheerleader for the Athletic Association
and they were leaving practice. The shooting occurred near the Grand Park Athletic
Association on Division at Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway.
Hoover and the girls were stopped near a traffic light at MLK and Division when a
vehicle drove next to the driver's door, opened fire and drove away.
There are no clues and Sheriff Rutherford is asking for help in solving this crime.


Fantasia rumored to

be Pregnant
Fantasia Barrino was
hospitalized last week due
to an overdose of aspirin
and a sleep aid. When
asked if she had made an
error, te American Idol
winner stated8tthat the
scrutiny surrounding her
pending sex tape scandal
made her go into exile and
Fantasia Barrino,26 then toward suicide.
She said, "I wanted out.
I wanted it to be over with -- all of it, all of that..."
She wanted to go to sleep and just be in peace.
Many originally felt that her depression stemmed
from her being caught in the middle of a divorce
between Antwaun and Paula Cook since Paula filed for
divorce on August 4. Others feel that Fantasia might
just be pregnant and are now concerned about the pos-
sibility of the fetus being harmed.
Fantasia apologized and thanked her fans but never
said anything about a pregnancy. Guess she will be
watched very closely for that.

Mosquito-Borne Disease in
Jacksonville Area
The Duval County Health Department announced an
increase in mosquito-borne disease activity in the area.
The Department encourages residents and visitors to
try to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes, one should
practice the "5 D's."
Dusk and Dawn Avoid outdoors during this period.
Dress Wear clothing that covers the skin.
DEET Use repellents containing DEET
Drainage Get rid of areas with standing water

The Department provided tips on eliminating mosqui-
to breeding sites:
Clean out eaves, troughs and gutters
Remove old tires
Turn over or remove empty plastic pots
Pick up all beverage containers and cups
Check tarps on boats or other equipment
Pump out bilges on boats
Replace water in plant trays, including handing plants
Change water in plant trays at least once a week
Remove vegetation or obstructions in drainage ditch-
es that prevent the flow of water.
Symptoms of mosquito-borne illnesses include
headache, fever, fatigue, dizziness, weakness, confu-
sion.


Harold Dow, 48
Hour Reporter
Dies Suddenly


Harold Dow, Veteran CBS News
Reporter

Harold Dow, 62, a CBS
News reporter, mostly
known for his reports on 48
Hour, died this week. He
had not shown sickness but
according to reports, it
appeared he had an asthma
attack and died. An inhaler
was found on the floor of his
car. His family said that he
had suffered from serious
asthma symptoms during the
past weeks and checked
himself in a hospital. It was
not known that he was still
suffering.

Tiger Woods is
Single Again


Tiger Woods and Elin
Nordegren are officially
divorced as of Monday in a
Florida Court. The two
agreed without a problem
and resolved all divorce set-
tlement issues.


and Related Offenses
Undercover ATF agents purchased, seized 245 firearms during "Operation
Thunderbolt" in Brunswick, GA. 34 federal indictments have charged 57 defen-
dants with federal firearm, drug trafficking or other federal offenses. 32 addition-
a, defendants were charged by Glynn County authorities on related state firearm
and drug charges. The federal and state charges follow a 9-month undercover
investigation dubbed "Operation Thunderbolt."
The Federal Defendants Charged are:
Jerrod Montray Baker, 29; Johnny Mack Brown, 34, Tremaine Joevetia Burge,
27, Termaine Tyrone Butler, 19, Jeremy Stephan Campbell, 19, Darrell Cannon,
21, Anthony Terrell Cobb, 27, Allen Brian Cox, 35, Oscar Cummings, III, 33,
Tyrone Cummings, 30, Chamaur Demuri Davis, 27, Anthony Dean, 31, Kidi
Jaymar Elder, 27, John Dusty Evans, 25, April Leigh Ferra, 36, Jonathan
Foreman, 20, Michael S. Frazier, 32, Kerry Gerrard Fredrick, 45, James Aurthur
Fuller, Jr., 28, Elisabeth "Lisa" Gale, 33, William Lyndall Gilkey, 21,
Xontavious Diort'ne Hawkins, 24, Thomas Lee Jackson, 21, Willie Sylvester
Jackson, 35, Trevor Tyrone Kates, 29, James Kinemore, 18, David Allen Lattany,
24, Arthur J. McClendon, 19, Travis S. McCrimmon, 27, William Glenn McDale,
47, Cedric Deon Moody, 33, Ernie Neal, Jr., 21, Javon Areshalla Newton, 22,
John Wesley Obley, 25, Jawyane Jonquin Parks, 19, Jason Earl Potter, 24,
Bradley Wade Purvis, 23, Clifton Antwan Sheffield, 26, Richard Franklin Smith,
36, Terry Andrew Smith, 23, Patrick Sparks, 40, Camron Berkale Thomas, 27,
Jacoby Antoine Thomas, 25, Roderick D. Thomas, 22, Ricky Shawn Vann, 32,
Jason Christoopher Walker, 25, Rayshoan D. Watson, 19, Saint Albert Weaver,
26, Sherman T. Weaver, 33, Stephanie Denise West, 27, Jerrell Diego Williams,
18, LaShawn Terrell Williams, 19, Loyd Anthony Willis, 23, Willie Dante
Woody, Jr., 29.
State Adult Defendants Charged are:
Denise Cobb, 29, Anthony Coleman, 23, Joel Dawson, 38, Charles
Donley, 20, Bernard Ellzy, 25, Carl Gdkins, Jr., 20, Robert Googe, 32, David
Griffin, 34, Brandon Hardison, 21, Mitchell Harris, 52, David Houston, 53, Tony
Jackson, 17, Donald James, Jr., 20, Jennifer Jones, 36, Eric Lott, 31, Constant
Luke, 41, Misty McDaniel 30, Teresa Morris, 44, Marcus Nix III, 23, Crystal
Norfleet, 31, Kevin Pickren, 36, Terri Pickren, 42, Tracy Prescott, 44, Anthony
Purvis, 40, Joseph Simmons IV, 18, Thomas Smith, 44, Joseph Strickland, 34,
William Wooten III, 23 and Joseph Yeomans, 39.
Operation Thunderbolt was initiated in the fall of 2009. Agents posed as mem-
bers of the Brunswick community interested in purchasing guns and drugs from
the criminal and therefore purchased 245 firearms, including handguns, rifles,
assault rifles and sawed-off shotguns. About $200,000 worth of illegal drugs,
including cocaine, ecstasy pills, oxycodone pills and methadone was also pur-
chased.
Those who sold firearms and drugs to the undercover agents are allegedly con-
victed felons. A number of the guns purchased were allegedly stolen.

Look Hard. Do you see a Pregnancy Bump?
.No, Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon have not
made an official announcement but it has been
reported that the couple are in the fourth month
of pregnancy.
When Cannon was asked, the said that his wife
u would make an official announcement if she is
FL pregnant, when she is ready.
OU'LL According to sources, they are 'overjoyed with
EVE the news' of a pregnancy and that Nick is only
discussing the matter with his very close friends.
The public is waiting to see what is going to
happen five months from now.

Shirley Sherrod Turned Down Job Offer
~.-~~~ Date.: I ll,,i ",/,. August 25, 2010, 4:27 am
.l.... -By: Frederick Coshy, Special to BlackAmericaWelb.com


Former Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod
Politely turned down returning to the U.S. Department of
i.. Agriculture Tuesday after she was forced out last month
Fv. because of a video of a speech she gave that was edited out
of context by a conservative blogger to incorrectly portray
her as anti-white.
At a news conference with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Sherrod said too
much has happened for her to accept one of two positions offered by Vilsack dur-
ing a 90-minute meeting Tuesday.


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VERIFIC TION


August 28th


The March on Washington was held in Washington, D. C. on

M~ARICH August 28, 1963, led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. It was a
I HINGIONmarch for jobs and freedom and was attended by more than
SWASHING N 250,000 people. At that time, it was the largest demonstration
"" 0 JOBS ever seen in the nation's capital.
E t.REEO M .I We are facing some of the same issues on August 28, 2010 as
WEDA UG 2 we faced on August 28, 1963. There was an enormous amount
O _UG 2 8. of racial tension. Blacks fought for equal rights and had march-
es that were attacked by police dogs and fire hoses. A large
number of the protesters were teen agers and some were even
younger as demonstrations were held all across America because of the many unjust laws. Even though President
John F. Kennedy wanted a Civil Rights Act, the vote was stalled in Congress in the same manner actions are stalled
today when fought for by President Obama.
The 2010 March on Washington on August 28 spearheaded by Glenn Beck and Sarah Palin, along with the Tea
Party under the disguise of 'taking back America' and smaller government, is not about freedom or full equality.
What is going on today is designed to make the job losses, anger, fear and insecurities that many feel get blamed
on immigrants, people of color and the Democratic Party.
It is intended to allow the reports by Fox to cover up the real truth that it was big business, Wall Street, the war
started in the past administration under the dictatorship that American endured, without complaining and the
destruction of our environment that caused the crisis that we are now facing after the Democrats and President
Clinton left a surplus budget.
The purpose of the August 28 march is so different than it was in 1963. The goal is to not take back our coun-
try but to take our country further back.


JACKSONVILLE

Unite for Jobs and Freedom Local Celebrations
Saturday August 28, 2010


Commemorating the Forty Seventh Anniversary March on Washington for
Jobs and Freedom
A Sincere Thank You to all community groups and individuals who will be partic-
ipating in the Local "Unite for Jobs and Freedom Celebrations" on Saturday August
28, 2010.
PROJECT R.E.A.C.H. INC. is mindful of economics hard times that many are fac-
ing and further understand the importance of having localize events. We will con-
tinue to advocate on behalf of the nameless and faceless grassroots
groups/individuals and underserved communities across America.
PROJECT R.E.A.C.H., INC. and local communities/organization across the nation
will collaborate on Saturday August 28, 2010. This Campaign will commemorate
the 47th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom and the
theme is; "Unite for Jobs and Freedom". The event is a peaceful demonstration to
promote Civil/Human Rights, economic equality and to shine light on social dispar-
ities.
With Poverty, Jobs, Violence, The Criminal/Juvenile Justice System, Prisons, Drugs
and the Racial Climate of today, your participation is "Very Important". You can par-
ticipate by coming together in your local communities; at a Library, Church,
Community Center/Park or your Back Yard to view the 1963 March on Washington
For Jobs and Freedom.
This celebration will act as a buffer between good and bad. Sarah Palin and Glenn
Beck will have an event on August 28, 2010 and we can not allow them to tarnish
the image and history of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.
It is important that local communities celebrate on August 28 and tell the real story.
The Bible says in Proverbs 29:18, "Where there is no vision, the people will perish."


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Faith In Our Community
Schedule of Events and Services

SAINT STEPHEN AFRICAN METHODIST EPIS-
COPAL CHURCH, located at 913 West 5th Street,
Jacksonville, FL with the Reverend Michael L.
Mitchell, Pastor is having their 9th CHRISTIAN
BEAUTILLION, "Honoring Our Heritage on a
Journey to Christian Manhood, Sunday, August 29, at
4:00 p.m. The Catherine Dawson Women's Missionary
Society, Mary Holley President, Joann Christian,
Beautillion Chairperson.
THE GREATER NEW MOUNT MORIAH MIS-
SIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH and Dr. Percy
Jackson, Sr., will host their annual Friends and Family
Celebrations, Sunday, August 8, -1-, -2 and 29, 2010 at
4 p.m. The church is located at 1953 West 9th St. For
more information, call (904) 457-0141.
FRIENDSHIP PRIMITIVE BAPTIST CHURCH,
located at 1106 Pearce St., with Elder Bobbie Sheffield,
Pastor, invite you to attend our Anniversary of the Love
Choir of Friendship Primitive Baptist Church on
Saturday, August 28, 2010 at 5:00 p.m. Also, the church
door will open at 5:00 p.m. It will be most appreciated
for your choir to be prepared to render A&B selections
of songs. For more information, call (904) 353-7734.
HOLY TABERNACLE CHURCH WOMAN MIN-
ISTRY, located at 6416 Miriam St., with Bishop R. L.
Jones and Pastor P. R. Cordona, along with the Women
Ministry of the Holy Tabernacle Church cordially invite
the public to come and share in their 5th Sunday
Morning Service. Special speaker for the hour will be
Minister David Perry of New Life Evangelistic Center.
Special Soloist Sister Erika Steward. Please come and
join us as we lift up the name of Jesus and expect to
hear from God through the man of God, as he speak as
an oracle of God, to the people of God. Service will be
held Sunday, August 29, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. For further
information, contact Evangelist P. Williams at (904) 778-
2399 or Prophetess Sandra Cordona at (904) 776-5517.
MT. LEBANON MISSIONARY BAPTIST
CHURCH, located at 9319 Ridge Boulevard with Rev.
Freddie Sumner, Pastor, will be celebrating it's annual
Dual Day, Sunday, September 12, 2010. Church School
begins at 9:00 a.m. Morning Worship service at 10:30
a.m. The speaker for the morning hour is Matron
Vanessa Richmond, Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church.The
afternoon service will begin at 3:30 p.m with guest
speaker Pastor Elwyn Jenkins, Tru Way Church of The
Risen Christ. Our Theme is "The Virtuous Women and
the Men of God." The Church is extending an invitation
to the public to come worship with us in this joyous
occasion. For more information contact 904- 527-1762.

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(AREA DEATHS)
AARON, Leroy, Jr., died
August 21, 2010.
CARLBERG, Rev. Earl
C., died August 22, 2010.
COLE, Ms. Mary
Bradley, died August 21,
2010.
WALKER, Marie
Elizabeth Rappley Jones,
died August 20, 2010.
GARRETT, Geneva,
died August 20, 2010.
GOWEN, Willa Lee, died
August 24, 2010.
HOWARD, Adrian
Cornell, died August 23,
2010.
LOGSDON, Jerry, died
August 24, 2010. A.B.
Coleman Mortuary, Inc.
SCOTT, Henrietta, died
August 23, 2010.


TANNER, Roberta Adel,
died August 23, 2010.
WILLIAMS,Ardella Lily,
died August 23, 2010.

GEORGIA DEATHS
BAISDEN, Raymond L.,
58, of Brunswick, died
Friday, August 20, 2010.
GRIFFIN, Mrs. Jessie
Mae, died August 15,
2010, at her residence.
FLEMING, Carolyn
Jeanette of Brunswick,
died Wednesday, August
18, 2010.
JOHNSON, Mrs. Ethel,
died Monday, August 23,
2010 at Hospice of the
Golden Isles.
WILLIAMS, Dr.
Wilbert, died Monday,
August 23, 2010 in
Tuskegee, AL.


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THE CHORAL MUSIC WORKSHOP AND
DEVELOPMENT SEMINAR -Theme: "Restoring
GOD'S Music back into the Church." September 11th,
2010, to be held at North Pearl Street Baptist Church,
4003 N. Pearl St. This is a special invitation for all
Pastors, Choirs, Music Directors, and Instrumentalists
of your church. Registration for the entire day is FREE,
so come and receive blessings that will spread through-
out the Music Ministry of your Church. For More
Information, Please Contact: Betty Bullock (904)-401-
5263; Julian Bullock (904)352-0292 or Jasmine J.
Bullock Production Company (904)-485-0147.
UNITY IN THE COMMUNITY -2nd ANNUAL
WALK/RUN FOR LIFE, Saturday, September 4, 2010
from 7:00 am 12:00 pm. Walk/Run starts at FOSCI
Building located at 3106 North Myrtle Ave. and ends at
Edward Waters College, 1658 Kings Rd. We need not
walk alone...Will you share the Burden? For questions,
call (904) 683-4986.
THE ST. NICHOLAS BETHEL BAPTIST
CHURCH will celebrate the Cornerstone Laying of our
Richard W. Jackson Fellowship Hall at 3:00p.m. on
Sunday, August 29, 2010. Located at 2606 San Diego
Rd in Jacksonville. Rev. Andrew Sims, Sr., Assistant
Pastor can be contacted if additional information is
needed at (904) 998-2134. Please join us in this great
celebration.
HEALING HEARTS: Support for Individuals and
Families Haven Hospice is offering a six-week sup-
port program for adults grieving the loss of a loved one.
The group will be facilitated by a Haven Hospice social
worker. Please park behind the church and go through
the rear entrance at Trinity Lutheran Church located at
1415 McDuff Ave., Jacksonville, Tuesdays starting
Sept. 14 and ending Oct. 19, 2010 from 5:45 p.m. -
6:45 p.m. Contact Haven Hospice at 904-733-9818 for
more information.
UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH OF
JACKSONVILLE Sunday Music September 2010
Sunday, September 5, 2010 at 10:45 a.m. Mark Elliott,
folksinger, markelliottmusic.com; Sunday, September
12, 2020 at 10:45 a.m. Angelo Goderre, viola; Jeanne
Huebner, piano; Sunday, 9/19, 10:45 a.m. Ellen
Bukstel, folksinger, ellenbukstel.com; Sunday, 9/26,
10:45 a.m. Timothy Edwards, violin; Tyrone Tidwell,
viola; Handel/Halvorsen: Passacaglia for Violin &
Viola. Locate at 7405 Arlington Exprwy. 904-725-8133
Rev. Ron Hersom, minister; Henson Markham, music
director, 904-346-0373, www.uujax.org
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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.
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
Worship Service .................................. 10:00 a.m.
Church School .................................... 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday
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Directing a movie in itself is a monumental chore
at best but when it is your first time, a multitude of
extra factors come into to play. Film maker Erik
White makes his major film directing debut with the
hit Warner Bros. Pictures comedy "Lottery Ticket"
starring Bow Wow, Brandon T. Jackson and Naturi
Naughton. The film was #4 at the box office for its
opening weekend with an $11 million dollar gross.
That figure is misleading in terms of how well the
movie actually did due to the fact that it only showed
on 1,973 screens vs. the weekend's #1 movie "The
Expendables" which grossed just 4 Million more but
had a whopping 3,270 screens (1,297 more) to do it
with according to Yahoo Movies!
Whereas "Lottery Ticket" is White's first major movie as a story co-creator and
director he is hardly a stranger to the art of film making. White is a long time, vet-
eran video director/producer with a track record boasting the who's who of videos
including Chris Brown, Keri Hilson, Lil Wayne, Mary J. Blige, P. Diddy, Christina
Aguilera, Fabolous and Ludacris just to begin to name a few. White received a
record three BET Viewers Choice Video of the Year Awards as well as an MTV Best
Male Video Award. In addition, White has appeared on MTV, BET and "The Oprah
Winfrey Show." He was also a speaker on a panel at the CMJ Music Conference
alongside the heads of MTV and BET, discussing the state of music video.
White is a native New Yorker having been born in Brooklyn while being reared
in Queens and New Jersey. He is a graduate of CMA in New York with a degree in
sound engineering and afterwards became an in-demand mixer in the big apple.
After a visit to the video shoot set of his uncle, rap video top dog Hype Williams,
White joined on doing second unit work on Hype's videos. This opened the door to
the world of video directing and the rest as they say is history!
This writer had the pleasure of kicking back with White in his suite at the luxu-



RYCH MCCAIN'S HOLLYHOOD

NOTES!
By Rych McCain/ feedbackrych@sbcglobal.net


ries Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills during the
"Lottery Ticket" press junket to talk one-on-one about
the film. So what was his main first film jitters? White
laughs, "Man, I think I had it in the worst way. I mean
it's a grander scale, it's a long form, and it's a whole
new environment. Even though I was used to shooting
videos and commercials, it's just bigger. And the first
day of shooting in Atlanta, I had to shoot inside a ware-
house. It poured. It had to be like a million inches of rain
in Atlanta. The first actor I had to work with was Keith
David, a veteran actor. He showed up on set with his
hair cut like George Jefferson (the sit-com character),
bald on top with the hair around the sides and I didn't
think that it worked for the character. So my first day
was coming to the set at a warehouse in pouring rain and telling Keith David that he
had to shave his hair because I didn't like his haircut. So that was jitter times twen-
ty but from then on it got easier but that was like my crash course that day. Great
guy though! He gave me a little hazing because it was my first film but he warmed
up after a while."
What is the difference between videos and a major film? White explains, "Videos
are about information, fast information, keeping someone's attention. Films are
about telling a story and getting people engaged and get them caring about the char-
acters. So for me, that was the biggest adjustment, to go from slap you with infor-
mation (and snaps his fingers in rapid succession) to like having the viewer invest
themselves into what's really going on." As a note of interest for wanna-be divas,
the role Of Nikki that singer Teairra Mari plays actually presented a challenge to
White. He marvels, "I actually thought that the Nikki role would be the easiest to
cast. Coming from videos I thought 'I know all of the video girls, that will be easy.'
But a lot of pretty girls just don't have the range of an actor and Teairra came in, and
over five auditions kept knocking it out and the role eventually went to her."


TV:
On Monday, August 30, 2010 at
10:PM, BET will premiere a new doc-
umentary titled "My Mic Sounds
Nice:. A Truth About Women In Hip
Hop." Interviews with artists like
Queen Latifah and MC Lyte will shed
light on how women helped to
change the industry throughout the
years and the impact that they had
and are still having on the genre
today. Meanwhile over at The CW,
Cycle 15 of "America's Next Top
Model" will premiere on Wed., Sept.,
8th. The CW will also air a one-hour
special tribute concert titled "The
Gulf Is Back" hosted by actor David
Hasselholf. Musical guest include;
Dean Cain, Shannon Elizabeth, B.B.
King, Lonestar, Ricky Skaggs, Taylor
Hicks, Bo Bice and Brian McKnight.
Music:
Elegant gentleman Mr. Fonzworth
Bentley made his first live appear-
ance in LA at his "Touch of Plaid"
event last weekend, held at Club
3100 on Wilshire BI. He performed
his new hit single "Greener" featuring
Anthony Hamilton. Atlantic Records
rockers 30H!3's has a new video out
titled "Double Vision." Houston rap-
per Trae Tha Truth will drop his new
album on Sept. 28, 2010 titled "Can't
Ban Tha Truth." He will embark on a
multi-city tour to be announced.
Dance:
Where else but LA can you find an
event sponsored by and for choreog-
raphers specifically? This week is the
Carnival Choreographer's Ball at
Avalon. This occasion will feature the
dance works of Tucker Barkely, Scott
Hislop, Bosco, Janet Langer, JJ Villar
and Razberry Jam to name some.
Movies:
Lottery Ticket; Warner Bros.
Pictures; Alcon Entertainment pres-
ents a Burg-Koules Production, a
Cube Vision Production. Starring
Bow Wow, Brandon T. Jackson,
Naturi Naughton, Keith David, Terry
Crews, Teairra Mari, Loretta Devine,
Bill Bellamy, Mike Epps, Faheem


Najm AKA T-Pain, Charlie Murphy,
Gbenga Akinnagbe and Ice Cube.
Directed by and story by Erik White.
SScreenplay by Erick White and Abdul
Williams. Produced by Mark Burg,
Oren Koules, Andrew A Kosove,
Broderick Johnson and Matt Alvarez.
Kevin Carson (Bow Wow) discovers
that he has the winning Mondo
Millions lottery ticket worth 370
Million. The problem is that he lives
in the projects, it is the fourth of July
weekend and he has to survive a
recently paroled neighborhood bully,
a loan shark thug, the project's pret-
tiest girl who is only after his money
and other obstacles for the three day
weekend before he can claim his
prize. This movie has a good balance,
of laughs and drama.
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World;
Universal Pictures presents a Marc
Platt/Big Talk Films Production.
Starring Michael Cera, Mary
Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin,
Chris Davis, Anna Kendrick, Alison
Pill, Brandon Routh and Jason
Schwartzman. Directed by Edgar
Wright. Screenplay by Michael Bacall
and Edgar Wright. Produced by Marc
Platt, Eric Gitter, Nira Park and Edgar
Wright. Scott Pilgrim (Cera) plays
bass in a garage band and actually
meets a girl he dreamed about. His
problem is that this girl has seven ex-
boy friends who are out to kill him.
The film confusingly goes in and out
of Pilgrim's dreams and him being
inside a video game for fantastic fight
scenes with breath taking special
effects. So are the girl's boyfriends
video or dream characters? This film
is for video game junkies into
garage/punk music.
Hit me up at
feedbackrych@sbcglobal.net
Study, Observe and Win!
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It was an easy win for Congresswoman Corrine Brown who received 80% of the votes to keep her role
serving as the Democratic leader in Washington over her first challenger in ten years civil rights attorney
Scott Fortune. But it is not over, she will face Republican challenger Michael Yost in November so, there
is still campaign work for the community and the congresslady.
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Candidate for Governor of Florida wins as Democratic Party
Candidate


To the right: Congressman
Kendrick Meek Democratic
Party Candidate for Senator
of Florida, Angela Favors,
and Senator Tony Hill.


Frank M. Powell, III with Congressman Kendrick Meek
Democratic Party Candidate for Senator of Florida in
Congresswoman Corrine Brown's campaign headquarters
Jacksonville Saturlday. Join Corrine Brown for a Get Out The Vote
Rally for Kendrick Meek


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Announcements, meetings, happenings, and community events
scheduled in Jacksonville and the surrounding area.


Darry Reuben Hall's "Frat House" will take place
August 31. They are asking for singers, dancers, steppers and actors. The auditions
will take place at Stage Aurora Performance Hall at 5188 Norwood Avenue. For
more information call (904) 765-7372.
Florida State College at Jacksonville Repertory and Ensemble Dance
Companies will take place August 25 at 6 pm. The auditions will take place at the
Florida State College at Jacksonville South Campus. For more information call
(904) 646-2361.

Oct. 9, 2010 Crocodile Rock III Dust off your parachute pants and get retro
with all your friends when you plan to attend Crocodile Rock III, a 80's themed
party being held at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm on Saturday, Oct. 9 from
6:30 pm to 10:30 pm. Food provided by SAiRA, dancing, costume contests,
Vinyl Idol, and other fun activities are planned. All proceeds benefit EPIC
Community Services. Tickets are $50 per person. For more information, call
EPIC at (904) 829-3295 or visit www.crocodilerock.org

Oct. 23, 2010 Ancient City Kids Day A day of free family fun! Over 40
organizations offering fun activities and contests for kids, live entertainment all
day, resources for parents. The only charge is for food and beverages. Saturday,
Oct. 23 from 11am to 3pm at Francis Field in St. Augustine. Call EPIC
Community Services, Inc. at (904) 829-2273 for more information.
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t\y Lucius Jantt

A good friend of mine. Re\. Greg .ames founded
the "1000 Men Rally", the Florida version of the
Million Man March, three years ago and when he
asked me to write a Gantt Report column for the
event's magazine I was excited and happy to do it.


Recently I've been staying away from marches and
so-called civil rights gatherings because many such
events are advertised as "Black community" activities
but when you get there the audience could masquerade
as a mini-klan meeting. Only the speakers that were allowed to speak were those
that were acceptable to Black community exploiters and oppressors.
Anyway, I decided to attend the Youth Empowerment meeting affiliated with the
rally but I felt, in some respects, way out of place.

While I love Rev. James and many of the speakers and event participators, what
I heard the speakers tell the young Black men in attendance was the same mes-
sage that slave masters gave to young slaves.
"If you learn what I tell you learn, do what I tell you to do and act like I tell you
to act, I'll consider you to be a good slave and I'll give you a god job. Instead of
picking cotton in the hot sun, I'll let you rake leaves!"

The youth were encouraged to get an education if they truly wanted to be "free".
I beg to differ. Going to school and getting diplomas, degrees and PhD's won't
make you free in today's world. Going to school will make you more "trained"!
What our young Black boys, girls, men and women should strive to get is wis-
dom and knowledge!

It's true. Blacks were the first doctors, engineers, astrologers and philosophers.
All of Bill Gates' and Warren Buffet's money can't find and pay a college gradu-
ate that is smart enough to build a pyramid. Black people were "college educat-
ed" before there was such a thing as a college education!
The Egyptian pyramid builders didn't have diplomas and degrees. They had
knowledge.

In America, there are people in every city that have diplomas and degrees that
can't find a job.
Don't get me wrong, there's nothing wrong with going to school and completing
graduation requirements but you have to be wise even after graduation day.

Corporate crooks really like workers with college degrees but they will kick those
college graduates to the curb as soon as an uneducated, but smart, person comes
through the business door that can make the businessman more money.

We African Americans just have to put the education thing into perspective.
Our society is not an education society, it is a capitalist society and the less edu-
cated self-made millionaire is always going to be more interesting, more liked and
more admired than the fool with the doctorate degree.

Everybody won't go to college. Everybody won't even graduate from high
school. But everybody can be smart. Everybody can make money and everybody
can be a contributor to the Black community and to the society at large.

Doctors, lawyers, athletes and entertainers make good money buy huge houses
and drive expensive cars but leaders of drug cartels make more money, commod-
ity traders make more, inventors make more and many other people make choic-
es that will make them more money than so-called educated folk.

When we have Black community events, let a variety of people speak to the youth.
Young people are not as dumb as you may think they are. Young people can even
teach a thing or two to us older people.

I'm not impressed by titles and degrees, I'm impressed by strength, courage, wis-
dom and sincere community service.
I'm impressed by people that are smart enough to survive even when the modem
day overseers prefer that you be jobless and homeless.

At the next 1000 Men Rally someone should be allowed to speak that can tell
young people that success is the best revenge and a good goal is to be successful
in whatever academic or professional endeavor that you choose to attain includ-
ing or excluding a devilish inspired education in a poor school with poor teachers
and few real opportunities.

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


DEFINITION: Slow formation of abnormal spongy bone
growth in the middle ear. The growth prevents one of the
small bones in the middle ear from vibrating sound waves,
leading to hearing loss.


BODY PARTS INVOLVED: Middle-ear bones and nerves in the ear that allow
us to hear. Otosclerosis usually affects both ears.

SEX OR AGE MOST AFFECTED: *Both sexes, but twice as likely in
females.
*All ages, but most common from ages 15 to 30.


SIGNS & SYMPTOMS:


*Slow, progressive hearing loss.
*Ringing in the ears.
*Hearing that is better in noisy environments than
quiet ones.


CAUSES: Appears to be inherited. 60% of those affected have positive fam-
ily history.

RISK INCREASES WITH: *Family history of hearing loss.
*Caucasian heritage. Otosclerosis affects to some degree about 10%5 of
all white people.
*Pregnancy, which may trigger the onset.

HOW TO PREVENT: Cannot be prevented at present. Obtain genetic counsel-
ing before starting a family if you or your spouse have Otosclerosis.


WHAT TO EXPECT:
APPROPRIATE HEALTH CARE: *Treatment usually involves surgery
to remove the stapes (a bone in the middle ear) and replace it with prosthesis.
The hearing is corrected (or partially corrected) in most cases.
*Doctor's treatment.

DIAGNOSTIC MEASURES: *Your own observation of symptoms.
*Medical history and physical exam by a doctor.
*Laboratory studies such as audiogram and Rinne
test. (See Glossary for both)

POSSIBLE COMPLICATIONS: Total deafness in 10 to 15 years without
treatment. The younger the patient, the more rapid the hearing loss.

PROBABLE OUTCOME: In most cases, hearing is at least partially restored
with surgery.

HOW TO TREAT:

GENERAL MEASURES: *A hearing aid may be used as an alternative to sur-
gery.
*See Resources for Additional Information.

MEDICATION: Your doctor may prescribe antibiotics for surgery.

ACTIVITY: After surgery, resume your normal activities gradually.

DIET: No special diet.

CALL YOUR DOCTOR: *You symptoms of Otosclerosis.
*Signs of infection, such as fever, pain, or excessive
dizziness, developed after treatment.


Hello everyone, everybody wants. abs, today I'm going
to give you some tips and different exercises to get your
abs.
First of all, do some cardio in your home or outside to
try & get a nice sweat up before doing any ab exercis-
es.


1. Lay on back, legs bent at knees with feet flat on the
floor. Hands on temples, raise shoulders about 4 to 5
inches off floor, hold for a second then back to starting
Position. Repeat 20 to 30 reps, 5 sets.
l 2. Lay on back, legs bent at knees with feet flat on floor,
hands placed on temples or behind head. If placed
behind head, do not pull head, your hands are only there
for balance. With your back on the floor, bring your
right elbow up and over to your left knee then back
down. .Next, bring your left elbow to your right knee
then back down. You aren't touchi.g the knee, you should just be bringing your
elbow across. You should automatically go back to starting position as you make
one cross over to the next. Repeat 30 to 50 reps, 5 sets.
3. Get a straight back chair, sit in chair with feet on floor, pushed out at at a slight
angle, bringing knees up towards upper body then back down. Repeat 6 to 10
reps, 5 sets.


Be careful and seek help if you are
not sure about what to do.

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pects and vehicle detec-
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receive a reward, contact Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS or email them at
rewards@fccrimestoppers.com.
Crimes Around the Neighborhood
Traffic Crash
Deputies from St Johns County Sheriff's Office Traffic Unit responded to a
single vehicle traffic crash into a house. Deputies found a 2002 Toyota Convertible
imbedded into the corer of a house a 1301 Loch Tanna Loop. The driver, 80 year
old Manuel Charco of Jacksonville, was transported to Baptist South Hospital with
minor injuries. The house sustained major damage to the corer and garage of the
house, and St Johns County Fire Rescue Special Hazards Team responded to the
crash to stabilize the house. Deputies are investigating the cause of the crash.
Witnesses to the crash said the vehicle was driving through several yards just prior
to the crash, and then drove straight into the house. The driver was charged with
careless driving for the traffic crash.







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AYour Weekly

HOROSCOPE


S '" August 23, 2010 August 29, 2010

ARIES TAURUS GEMINI
Aries, you possess a lot Mellow is your middle Your home will be your
of self-esteem, but on name, Taurus. You strive castle on Monday. Your
Tuesday an associate might for harmony, but you aren't feet will be planted firmly
make you feel guilty a pushover On Tuesday the in front of the fireplace for
because of past mistakes. Full Moon takes place in a change. Messages may
You could still blame your- our zone of friends. become scrambled on
self for actions that Tempers may flare with Wednesday when the Moon
occurred long ago. Banish acquaintances. You'll state opposes your ruler
negativity from your life Mercury, currently retro-
this week. You'll receive a our grade. Don't assume asso-
blast of karmic good for- c ul not words on Friday. ciates know what you
snot to disclose con-
tune on Thursday. mean. Be as clear as possi-
Someone you helped in the identical matters to anyone ble when speaking.
past will return the favor. you don't completely trust. Idealistic thoughts fill your
Misunderstandings will be Don't tell secrets in a pub- head on Sunday. You'll
the norm on Saturday. The lic place. Take a new look come up with a plan to
Moon in Aries is quincunx at a proposed project on make the world a better
Mercury retrograde. Be Saturday. You may have place. Use your utopian
clear when speaking to oth- missed some of the finer ideas to create a new
ers. details. lifestyle.
CANCER LEO VIRGO
You may be on a colli- You enjoy being the cen- Happy birthday, Virgo
sion course with an associ- ter of attention, Leo. This The Sun enters Virgo and
ate on Tuesday. Your ruler week you'll take a step our sector of self on
the Moon opposes the Sun back and retreat from pub- Monday. What a wonderful
in persnickety Virgo. You'll lic view. On Monday your way to start the week. Your
bump heads with someone ruler the Sun enters your sense of personal well-
who's very exacting. This zone of values. You'll take being will rise. "Yes, I can"
person may be critical time to reflect on whatwill become your favorite
our actions. Good ideas you happy. You mantra. Your insight will
will inundate you on be extraordinary on
Thursday. It's possible feel thwarted on Tuesday. Thursday. A flashof insight
you'll want to share your An associate will try to will help you solve a per-
thoughts on a blog. take the scepter from your lexing problem.
Responsibility will be your hands. Give an important Unfinished business may
motto this weekend. You'llmatter a rest on Friday. arise on Sathrday. You'll
hunker down with domestic There's no hurry to take revisit a matter you thought
matters. Repair work on action on this issue. was put to rest. A second
your residence will take top Wanderlust takes over on chance is a possibility in
priority. Sunday. this situation. .
LIBRA SCORPIO SAGITTARIUS
You'll be the flavor of Scorpio, the Sun enters You'll engage in a home
the week, Libra. On your sector of hopes, makeover on Tuesday,
Monday the Moon trines dreams, and wishes on Sagittarius, when the Full
Venus in lovely Libra and Monday, galvanizing you to Moon takes place in your
you'll radiate an appealing pursue your heart's desire. sector of home, family, and
aura. Get ready to be inun- Finding your bliss will be a property. Don't be too
dated with invitations. This main priority. Fate steps in quick to redecorate from
top to bottom. Later you'll
is the perfect time to meet on Thursday and you may top to bottom. Later you'll
,. ., ., )be sorry you took your
new people. Your sixth receive a chance to revital- sorry you took your
prized possessions to the
sense will be powerful on ize your life. A new oppor-unk heap. A difficult mat-
Thursday. You'll have a tunity will open many ter will be resolved on
prophetic dream. Follow doors. A misunderstanding Thursday. Rumors may fol-
your hunches. A former foe with a friend could prove low you on Saturday. A
may want to make amends difficult to resolve on ealous rival could dish up
on Saturday. You may be in Saturday. Assess how gossip to your social net-
no mood to forgive and for- healthy this friendship real- work. Don't get flustered.
get. Act in a way that feels ly is over the weekend. This person doesn't have
right. Changes might be in order the facts.
CAPRICORN AQUARIUS PISCES
The way you view the The world will beat a Destiny caus this week.
world will change drasti-path to your door this Keep your ears open. On
call on Monday, week. On Monday the Tuesday the Full Moon
Capricorn. As your think- M i A takes place in Pscesand
ing patterns evolve, so, too, Moon n Aquarius tries you'll undergo a life-alter-
will your perspective. enus and your social lifeing experience. The
You'll realize that life is fullwill heat up. Play will take Universe is closing doors
of options. Issues with a second place to duty on so that new ones can open.
sibling will come to a head Friday. You may need to Restless feelings take cen-
ter stage on Thursday. You
on Tuesday. The Full Moon take on a responsibility for ind it had to con
may find it hard to concen-
takes place in your zone of a family member. This per- trate. Your thoughts will be
close relations. A. long dis- son will require an enor- veiy scattered. This isn't a
cussion with your family mous amount of help. Be good time to make impor-
member may occu prepared to put your life on tant lif decisions. Wait
Boredom might prevail on until you're on a more even
saturday. Activities that hold for a while. Ty not to keel. Mixed signals with an
held your interest in the be too impulsive on associate occur on
past may be worth another Saturday. Make an effort to Saturday. .
look. be cautious. horoscope. comn

INCIDENT REPORT HIGHLIGHTS

*On July 13, 2010, deputies with the Nassau County Sheriffs Office responded to

a burglary at 4636 Phillips Manor Place in Fernandina Beach. An unknown sus-

pect(s) stole several items, including a CD player, from two vehicles parked in the

driveway. Later that day, detectives located some of the stolen items and a suspect.

An arrest is pending.

*On July 13, 2010, deputies responded to a burglary and grand theft at Rayonier

Forest Resources, 851658 U. S. Highway 17, in Yulee. An unknown persons) stole

a four wheeler from the storage facility. The case is pending.

*On July 13, 2010, deputies responded to a burglary at 54189 Lawhon Road in


Callahan. Mr. John Land reported to deputies that an unknown persons) took his


trolling motor from his shed. This case is pending.


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SPORTS


Jaguar's upset by Dolphins


Lightning delayed the start of last week's home game
against Miami for nearly two hours and the
Dolphins eventually prevailed 27-26 over the
Jaguars.
The Jaguars led 9-3 after the first quarter thanks to
a blocked punt out of the end zone for a safety by
Rashad Jennings, followed by a 10-play, 78-yard
scoring drive by QB David Garrard. Garrard fin-
ished six of eight passing for 79 yards and one touch-
down in just over a quarter of action.
The Jaguars lost their preseason opener 28-27 at
Philadelphia. The Jaguars struggled early against
the Eagles but scored 27 points in the second and
third quarters to take a 27-19 lead into the final peri-
od but the Eagles scored nine points to secure the


victory.


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four picks. Alualu was selected with the
10th overall pick and he is expected to
start on the defensive line.


The club was active in
free agency highlighted
by the addition of
Kampman and three-
time special teams Pro
Bowl selection Kassim
Osgood. LB Kirk
Morrison was acquired
via trade with Oakland
during the draft.


Jacksonville has battled injuries through-
out the preseason and 2010 first round
pick Tyson Alualu and unrestricted free
agent DE Aaron Kampman made their
debut against the Dolphins. The two com-
bined for a sack on the defense's first play
from scrimmage. Starting right tackle
Eben Britton is the only starter who has
not seen action in the
preseason and he is
Sg expected back at prac-
tice this week.
Of the 22 projected
starters in 2010, 19
dsrl mialtinip l tqrte


Michael Daniel drove in three runs leading starter
Randall Delgado to his first Double-A winning deci-
sion as the Mississippi Braves (56-69, 26-31) took an
8-2 win over the Jacksonville Suns (73-54, 33-24) in
front of 1,437 Monday night at Trustmark Park.

Braves starter Delgado (1-5) allowed two runs and
six hits over six innings with one walk and seven
strikeouts in his first winning decision since July 17
as a member of the Class A-Advanced Myrtle Beach
Pelicans. Brad Stone (3-2) took the losing decision,
charged with five runs, two earned, over three
innings of work.

The Braves scored three first inning runs against
Stone. Tyler Pastoricky tripled and scored on an
Eric Duncan single for a 1-0 score. Duncan moved to
third base when Matt Dominguez fumbled a Mauro
Gomez groundball for an error and threw wild into
the first base dugout for a second error, allowing
Gomez to move to second base. Michael Daniel next
hit a sac fly to score Duncan for a 2-0 score before
Jesus Sucre singled in Gomez for a 3-0 lead.

Mississippi added two more runs in the second
inning. Yasser Gomez doubled, moved to third on a
sacrifice bunt and score don a Pastornicky sac fly for
a 4-0 lead. Antoan Richardson was hit by a pitch and
later came in to score on a Mauro Gomez single to
open a 5-0 Braves advantage.

The Suns runs came in the third inning against
Delgado. Kevin Mattison singled, moved to second
on a Stone bunt and scored on a Lorenzo Scott dou-
ble to cut the Braves lead to 5-1. Scott later moved to
third on a wild pitch and scored on groundball by
Tim Torres for a 5-2 score.

The Braves extended the lead to 6-2 with a fifth
inning run when Sucre scored on a Steven Cishek
wild pitch. The lead opened to 8-2 in the sixth inning
as Daniel doubled home Pastornicky and Duncan for
the deciding runs. Suns RH Tom Koehler (15-2) will
try to equal the fran-
r'r' chise record for wins in
Sa single season (Dave
Borkowski, 16, 1998) in
Game two of the series
Against Braves RH Julio
Teheran (2-1) Tuesday
at 8:05 p.m. ET.

J.P. Shadrick Radio Broadcaster Jacksonville Suns Baseball Club


lIIUC IIUll IllJC K 13
for the club in 2009.
The Jaguars used the
draft to select six play-
ers including defensive
linemen with the first


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In ticket news, the club ...a......
has released a limited 1n"
number of 'Half Pack' season tickets available for sale to the general public.
The Half Pack offers fans the opportunity to purchase the same seat for five
home games at EverBank Field, starting at $250.


Fans hoping to see the Jaguars take on the
Broncos on Sept. 12 are advised to pick up the
Teal Half Pack as single-game tickets for this
game, if available, will be extremely limited.
Teal Half Packs will only be available for a
limited time prior to the August 21 preseason
game against Miami and fans are encouraged
to call the Jaguars ticket office while tickets
are still available.
Similarly, those fans wishing to pick up seats
for the Eagles game on Sept. 26 and the Colts
game on Oct. 3 are encouraged to purchase the
Gold Pack as single game ticket availability for
these games will also be extremely limited.
Half Packs are available throughout the
General Bowl and in select sections of the
Touchdown Club.


Fans can choose between the
"Teal" Half Pack, featuring the
Sept. 12 game against the
Denver Broncos and the
"Gold" Half Pack, which
includes the Sept. 26 game
against the Philadelphia Eagles
as well as all three AFC South
divisional matchups against
the Indianapolis Colts,
Tennessee Titans and Houston
Texans.


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By: MIKE BONTS Sports editor
Laurence Green Photographer


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The 66th Annual Gator Bowl will be played on January 1, 2011 and jj
marks the return of two of the nation's strongest conferences, the OU-L
Southeastern Conference and the Big Ten Conference, vying for the
Gator Bowl crown. The game will kick-off at 1:30 p.m. and will be
televised nationally on ESPN2. Ticket prices for the Gator Bowl are
$80 for VIP seats and $60 for Stadium seats. Club Seats are sold out. Tickets are available for purchase
through Ticketmaster at 904-353-3309 or online at www.ticketmaster.com or www.gatorbowl.com.

"THE PATCH" PROGRAM
"THE PATCH", the official membership program of the Gator Bowl Association which is sponsored by
the Employees of W.W. Gay, also kicked off its 2010 season. This year's benefit partners include
Adventure Landing, Bono's, Dave and Buster's, Domino's Pizza, Sneakers Sports Grille, The Golf Club
at Fleming Island, Windsor Parke Golf Club and the Champions Club at Julington Creek, McAlister's
Deli and McDonald's. For the complete listing of "THE PATCH" benefits visit gatorbowl.com. "THE
PATCH" can be purchased for $5 at both Sneakers Sports Grille locations and online at gatorbowl.com.








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Jacksonville, Fla., August 24, 2010 Jacksonville Area Legal Aid (JALA)
received a $15,000 grant today from Comcast Cable for the Northeast Florida
Medical-Legal Partnership (NFMLP). Bill Ferry. Vice President of Government
Affairs for Comcast's Coastal Region, presented the check to JALA Board Member,
Dr. Jeff Goldhagen, and JALA Attorneys, Kathy Para and Rebecca Feyerick. The
check presentation was held at the Sulzbacher Center. Also in attendance were Jay
Millson, Executive Director of the Duval County Medical Society, Audrey Moran,
President and CEO of the Sulzbacher Center, and State Rep. Audrey Gibson.
"We at Comcast are proud to be part of Jacksonville and appreciate the
opportunity to help this organization make a difference in our community," said
Ferry.
The Northeast Florida Medical-Legal Partnership works to improve the
health and well-being of marginalized and at-risk families. The partnership began
in 2002 with Shands Hospital/University of Florida and has recently expanded to
include Jacksonville Transitional and Health Services (JaxHats) and the medical
clinics at the Sulzbacher Center. Doctors at the clinics are trained to identify patients
and families who are experiencing legal problems and make appropriate referrals to
the NFMLP. Patients with legal needs are assisted by pro bono attorneys and by
JALA staff attorneys.
"The Northeast Florida Medical Legal Partnership is very grateful to
Comcast for its generous support," said JALAAttomey and Pro Bono Development
Coordinator Kathy Para. "Our goal is to improve the health outcomes of low-
income and vulnerable children and adults by providing a medical/legal team
approach to patient care in Northeast Florida. Physician advocates, pro bono attor-
neys, and legal services staff provide direct services to patient-clients with the goal
of eliminating barriers to good health and wellness. We appreciate Comcast partici-
pating with us in this important collaboration."
Comcast's grant is part of Conicast's annual community investment funding.
Grant applications are awarded by the Comcast Community Investment Panel made
up of Comcast representatives and appointees from the Mayor's Office and
Jacksonville City Council. Since 2005, Comcast has contributed more than $1.1
million in community investments and Comcast Foundation grants throughout North
Florida.



SCHOLARSHIP AWARDED TO

ALISHA LOCKLEY


By: Angela Favors-Morrell


Only the worlds finest and dedicated party poopers could find serious
complaint with this inspired performance by soul crooner Lenny Williams.
The 65-year-old R&B crooner, who came to fame as the lead singer for Tower
of Power in the 1970s and then as a successful solo artist shows no signs of
slowing down in his jubilant return to the concert stage here in Brunswick,
Ga. This concert features songs that made him famous over a Career that
spans 4 decades. Lenny performed many of his charted hits, including "Shoo
Doo FuFu Ooh", 'Choosing You", "You Got ME Running", "Love Hurt Me Love
Healed Me", and "Midnight Girl". But the highlight of the evening, Cause I
love You" (recorded on his solo album) ushered the audience on a voyage
through every range of emotions known to human. This song crosses gener-
ational boundaries, and has frequently been used on "old school" and "slow
jam" compilations throughout the years.
A raw, emotional and powerhouse of a singer Hip-Hop Soul Ms. Raw
from Hollywood, Florida opened the show singing songs from her newly
released CD "Soo Different" Ms. Row creates an energy that makes you
want to move or think that you could move and sing. Quite simply, she's an
astonishing performer.


FAMU Mourns the Death of Civil Rights Icon and
Alumna Wilhelmina Jakes Street

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. Civil Rights
icon and Florida A&M University (FAMU)
alumna Wilhelmina Jakes Street passed
away at the age 80. Jakes Street is high-
ly celebrated for her role in initiating the
Tallahassee Bus Boycott of 1956.
Funeral service was held Saturday,
August 21, at Forest Lawn Memorial
Gardens Central, 499 Northwest 27th
Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The view-
ing began at 1:30 p.m., and the funeral
followed at 2 p.m.
"We are deeply saddened and devastat-
ed over the loss of one of our trailblazers
and activists for civil rights," said
Carmen Cummings, director of Alumni
Affairs. "Her sacrifice, diligence and
contributions to FAMU, to this community, and to the State of Florida will
never go unforgotten. She will be sorely missed."
Street was born September 14, 1929, in Hardeeville, S.C. As a result
of her father's untimely death, Jakes Street moved with her mother and sib-
lings to West Palm Beach, Fla., where she was raised. She attended FAMU
to major in education. During her time as a student at FAMU, she and her
close friend, Carrie Patterson, a 20-year-old English major from Lakeland,
Fla., were arrested for refusing to move to the back of a crowded city bus.
This courageous act sparked what is known today as "The Tallahassee Bus
Boycott." Many prominent figures such as Rev. C. K. Steele, Rev. Herbert C.
Alexander, Dr. C. U. Smith, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and several others
were actively involved in supporting these students with a systematic
approach to integrating the city's public transportation system.
After graduating from FAMU in 1956, she went on to fulfill her profes-
sional aspiration as a Florida schoolteacher for 33 years. Jakes was an active
member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.; Federated Women's of Club of
Fort Lauderdale; FAMU National Alumni Association; and life-long member of
National Association of the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). She
was also a dedicated servant of New Mount Olive Baptist Church in Fort
Lauderdale, Fla.
As a FAMU student, Jakes Street lived on Jennings Street with Carrie
Patterson, who is also credited with igniting the 1956 Tallahassee Bus
Boycott. On January 30, 2009, Leon County officials renamed Jennings
Street in Tallahassee, Fla. to Jakes & Patterson Street in their honor.
During FAMU's 2006 Spring Commencement activities, both Patterson
(posthumously) and Jakes received the University's Distinguished Alumni
Award and its first Freedom Award.
She was married to the late Neopoleon Street. She had one daughter,
Priscilla Lewis (deceased).


Photo by: Greg Miller
Alisha Lockley (r), a 2010 graduate of Douglas Anderson School of the
Arts, won the L.M. Wright Scholarship on Aug 21. Sophia Demps (I) pre-
sented Alisha with a check for $300 at a banquet held at Church of God
Sanctuary of Praise (C.O.G.S.O.P). The L.M. Wright Scholarship, named
for the pastor of C.O.G.S.O.P, was awarded based on academic perform-
ance, community service, and an essay explaining the importance of a col-
lege education.


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