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Florida star
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Florida star news
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"Florida's statewide black weekly."
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Publisher: Eric O. Simpson, Feb. 14, 1981- .

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He was a unselfish, hardworking man, who lived to help. His name was Frank Hampton Sr. and many called him, Frank Hampton, Jacksonvilles giant. He was a police officer, civil rights activist, and a self-main millionaire. He was also a City councilman. Born in 1923, Hampton died Friday morning after putting up many fights for African Americans in Jacksonville. Even though he was 88 years of age and in a wheelchair, he never stopped fighting. When he was interviewed by The Florida Star in 2004, he advised that he still had his spirit and was retaining some of his wealth, while selling some properties. Services for Mr. Hampton will br held on July 7 at 11:00 at the church that he built on Edgewood Avenue.Al Lipscomb of Dallas, TexasAl Lipscomb was also a major civil rights leader in Dallas, Texas. He too served as a City Councilman and was probably the most faithful worker for the people of his South Dallas area. Mr. Lipscomb died last week also. He was 86. A story will be written on both these civil rights, political icons next week. In 2008, a major turning point in America's history took place with the election of a black man to the highest office of our country. On Tuesday January 20, 2009 Barack Obama was sworn in as the nation's 44th President of the United States and the first African-American to ever hold that office. On Friday, July 1, 2011 another historic inauguration is taking place. After 20 years, the voters of Jacksonville have once again voted to place a democrat at the helm of the city. Many people were on edge awaiting the results of this election because it meant far more than just a change of political parties in the mayoral seat. Pending the outcome, it meant that for the first time in the history of the city, an AfricanAmerican man could potentially take the mayoral seat. What an amazing moment it was, when the final election results came in, and history indeed had been made. On May 18, the official announcement was made that Alvin Brown would be the city's next leader. While perusing various websites for voter comments and feedback, there were two key points that stood out. In the eyes of many of the voters, Mayor Brown seemed to have a more progressive plan for our city, and he seemed to connect well with the people. He made it quite clear that he was a product of this city, and many of the voters appreciated that. It was something they could relate to. In those forums many of the voters said they felt like he was more in touch with the everyday average Joe. When this paper reaches you, Alvin Brown would have been sworn in as mayor of Jacksonville. With great pride, we set out to learn more about our new mayor. During an interview just prior to his swearing in, he said, I'm just an ordinary guy who was raised by two strong women, my mother and grandmother. They instilled in us a sense of faith and hard work.Ž Mr. Brown went on to share a personal story about a time when he was asked to be in a play at school and declined because he felt he could not read at the level of the other kids. He recounted how his grandmother told him that he was indeed going to be in that play, because their daily bible reading taught him to read. Through his mother and grandmother he learned early the value of education. This explains why education was a major part of his mayoral campaign platform. When asked what he believed to be the key to success for this city, the Mayor shared that he believes that there is not just one key but manyand a good educational system along with more jobs are major components of that success. Another nugget he shared was the understanding that Jacksonville has a number of entrepreneurs. He wants to assure that these entrepreneurs have access to capital and credit to build strong businesses that can employ other workers and improve Jacksonville's overall economy. Mayor Brown is no novice when it comes to government. In fact he carries quite a bit of experience under his belthaving worked for, or alongside such well known officials as Senator Bill Nelson, President Bill Clinton, Governor Andrew Cuomo, and the late Secretary Ron Brown. In May, former UN Ambassador and former Mayor of Atlanta, Andrew Young paid a visit to the city to assist Mr. Brown in his campaign efforts. When asked if he would be using any of the same strategies used by Ambassador Young to help Jacksonville grow, the mayor responded emphatically,  Absolutely!" He did an excellent job building and working with the civic and business community in Atlanta. It had been said by the President of the Atlanta Chamber of commerce and a number of other business leaders that Ambassador Young was one of the best mayors the city. He brought the whole community together.Ž The mayor is quite resolute in his ideal to do the same here in Jacksonville. I want to be the mayor for everyone.Ž He had no problem expressing his intent to reach out to members of congress and others to help further the agenda of enhancing this city. He also made it clear that he has every intention to place the right people in the right positions … and apply best practices to promote the forward progression of Jacksonville. In the forefront of the minds of people in Jacksonville's most impoverished areas (which are predominantly black areas) is the question what is Mayor Brown going to do to help us. I want to get businesses into Jacksonville and get the people back to work. But more importantly, I want to bring the people together to solve the problems of their community.Ž The government cannot do everything. It is a partnership between the government and the people that promotes change in a neighborhood, in a community, in a city. As the interview wound down, Mayor Brown revealed his passionate heart toward the youth of the city. He spoke of plans to incorporate retired teachers as tutors for struggling students. He also spoke of plans to promote literacy and inspire academic success among Jacksonville's youth and young adults. In his closing remarks with us he encouraged the young people to respect their parents or guardians, to aim high and reach high, to never stop believing. Pointing back to his successful campaign to become mayor, he said, I never stopped believing that it could happen...And it did.Ž Here at the Florida Star, with great expectancy, we bid our new mayor Godspeed and our prayers are with him daily. yyy0vjghnqtkfcuvct0eqo Nqqmkpi"hqt"ewuvqogtu"vq"rcvtqpk|g"{qwt dwukpguu"qt"wvknk|g"{qwt"ugtxkeguA"Kh"{qw cpuygtgf"[GU."vjgp"{qw"pggf"vq"rnceg"cp"cf kp"Vjg"Hnqtkfc"qt"Igqtikc"Uvct#""ECNN ;261988/::56"vq"rnceg"{qwt"cf"VQFC[## Check, Money Order, Or Credit Cards Accepted PQTVJGCUV"HNQTKFC‘U"QNFGUV."NCTIGUV."OQUV"TGCF"CHTKECP"COGTKECP"QYPGF"PGYURCRGT K P U K F G Opinion-Editorial...........A-2 Church....................A-3 Around the Area..............A-4 Local-Florida/Georgia......B-1 Columns...................B-2 Sports....................B-4 Crime & Justice..(A).C&J-1-4 Prep Rap............(B). PR -1-4 Classified & Business .Net.work............................ 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First Negro Women to Sit on Jacksonville CouncilOn the heels of a grand jury indictment of eight city officials and ugly racial riots, the people of Jacksonville, Florida elected two Negro women to the city council over whites. The first of their race to serve in Jacksonville since Reconstruction, they are Mrs. Sallye B. Mathis and Mrs. Mary B. Singleton, both widowed former school teachers. Im so proud,Ž said Mrs. Mathis. This means that all our people now will be represented in the government.Ž Mrs. Mathis, who headed a voter registration drive for the NAACP last year, beat Barney Cobb, a veteran councilman in the primary election and defeated C. Theodore Forsythe, Jr., a Republican, by 5,000 votes in the general election. Mrs. Singleton, who broke the all-white council line-up with a victory in the primary, was unopposed in the general election. Earlier this year, a corruption probing grand jury returned more than 30 indictments against eight city officials, including al leged bribery, perjury and misuse of city funds.PAGE A-2THESTAR JULY 2, 2011 Founded In April 1951 By Eric O. Simpson First African American Inducted Into The Florida Press Hall Of Fame BLACK POLITICIANS CLARA JACKSON McLAUGHLIN OWNER/PUBLISHER LONZIE LEATH, RINETTA M. FEFIE MANAGEMENT ERIC LEE, DIRECTOR SALES & MARKETING G. ABRAMS, DENNIS WADE, DAN EVANS MAY E. FORD LAYOUT EDITOR KEVIN KIM CRIME &JUSTICE ALLEN PROCTOR DESIGN AND WEB SITE PARTNERInvestigative Reporter: Lonzie Leath, Features:Dementrious Lawrence Reporters/Photographers: Marsha Phelts, Carl Davis, Laurence Greene, F. M. Powell III, Michael Phelts, Richard McLaughlin, Andrea F. K. 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Opinions expressed by columnists in this newspaper do not necessarily represent the policy of this paper.MEMBERSHIPS: Florida Press Association National Newspaper Association National Newspaper Publishers Association Amalgamated Publisher, Inc. Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce First Coast African American Chamber of Commerce THEFLORIDA STAR THE GEORGIA STAR BETTY DAVIS LIFESTYLE/ SOCIETY COLUMNIST MIKE BONTS, SPORTS EDITOR YOLANDA KNUCKLE, COLUMNS LIZ BILLINGSLEA OFFICE/ACCOUNTS MANAGER TIA AYELE, SPECIAL SECTIONS GEORGIA MARKETING ANGELA FAVORS MORRELL DISTRIBUTION HERMAN ROBINSON, DAVID SCOTT National Newspaper Publishers Association LEGAL NOTICES Why Wait?LET THE POST OFFICE DELIVER THE FLORIDA or GEORGIA STAR TO YOUI want a One Year Subscription to The Florida or Georgia Star!Please donate 10% of my paid Subscription to the non-profit organization listed below. 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EARLE, Residence Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an Administrative Complaint has been filed against you seeking to revoke your CORRECTIONAL Certificate in accordance with Section 943.1395, F.S., and any rules promulgated thereunder. You are required to serve a written copy of your intent to request a hearing pursuant to Section 120.57, F.S. upon Michael Crews. PROGRAM DIRECTOR, Criminal Justice Professionalism Program. Florida Department of Law Enforcement, P.O. Box 1489, Tallahassee, Florida 32302-1489, on or before August 23, 2011. Failure to do so will result in a default being entered against you to Revoke said certification pursuant to Section 120.60, F.S., and Rule 11B-27, F.A.C. Dated: June 23, 2011 Ernest W. George CHAIRMAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDANRDS AND TRAINING COMMISSION By: -sLee Stewart, Division Representative STATE OF FLORIDA, CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDARDS & TRAINING COMMISSION, Petitioner vs. WAYNE A. LIMBAUGH, Case #31132 Respondent NOTICE OF ACTION TO: WAYNE A. LIMBAUGH, Residence Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an Administrative Complaint has been filed against you seeking to revoke your LAW ENFORCEMENT Certificate in accordance with Section 943.1395, F.S., and any rules promulgated thereunder. You are required to serve a written copy of your intent to request a hearing pursuant to Section 120.57, F.S. upon Michael Crews, PROGRAM DIRECTOR, Criminal Justice Professionalism Program, Florida Department of Law Enforcement, P. O. Box 1489, Tallahassee, Florida 32302-1489, on or before August 23, 2011 Failure to do so will result in a default being entered against you to Revoke said certification pursuant to Section 120.60, F.S., and Rule 11B-27, F.A.C. Dated: June 23, 2011 Ernest W. George CHAIRMAN CRIMINAL JUSTICE STANDARDS AND TRAINING COMMISSION By: -sCheryl Perkins, Division Representative Subscribe to The Florida Star The Georgia Star Newspapers Call (904) 766-8834www.TheFloridaStar.com INVITATION FOR BIDS ANNUAL MAINTENANCE DREDGING, FY 12, FY13, & FY14 BLOUNT ISLAND, TALLEYRAND & DAMES POINT MARINE TERMINALS JAXPORT PROJECT NO.: 175/176/189.5855 JAXPORT CONTRACT NO.: C-1371 This contract is only available to the Approved Pre-Qualified FirmsŽ Sealed bids will be received by the Jacksonville Port Authority until 2:00 PM (EST), TUESDAY, JULY 26, 2011, at which time they shall be opened in the Public Meeting Room of the Port Central Office Building, 2831 Talleyrand Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida, for ANNUAL MAINTENANCE DREDGING, FY12, FY13, & FY14 All bids must be submitted in accordance with specifications and drawings for Contract No. C-1371, which may be examined in the Procurement Department of the Jacksonville Port Authority, located on the second floor of the Port Central Office Building, 2831 Talleyrand Avenue, Jacksonville, Florida 32206. 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JACKSONVILLE, FL ALLEN, Lashandra Nicole, 32, died June 27, 2011. ALLRED Mary F., 75, died June 21, 2011. ARMENDINGER, Marilyn Ethel, 79, died June 24, 2011. BANKS Joann K., 71, died June 20, 2011. BEARD Georgia Mayhew, 100, died June 21, 2011. BECKER Kurt, 89, died June 23, 2011. BERRY Elinda, died June 25, 2011. BONER Thomas, died June 19, 2011. BRADFORD Anna Lue, died June 23, 2011. BRADFORD Larry, 60, died June 27, 2011. BRANCH John W., 51, died June 21, 2011. BROWN, Willie Mae, died June 27, 2011. BURNS James Thomas, died June 22, 2011. CAIN Louise Jackson, 94, died June 25, 2011. CARTER Richard Lewis, 57, died June 26, 2011. CHAPMAN, Esther Mae, died June 22, 2011. Alphonso West Mortuary, Inc. CHILDRESS, Ernest, died June 25, 2011. CHISM Tanya R., 36, died June 21, 2011. CLARK Edith, died June 26, 2011. COTE Paul, 74, died June 26, 2011. COX, Hester, 91, died June 21, 2011. DENNARD Angela, 40, died June 25, 2011. DUNKLE Eugene Franklin, 92, died June 21, 2011. FORBES Sidney, 73, died June 24, 2011. FOSTER Connie J., 62, died June 26, 2011. GASTON, Juanita, 57, died June 27, 2011. GARDNER Ellise, 94, died June 27, 2011. GRAVES Catherine Florence, 90, died June 27, 2011. GREENE Erlene, died June 26, 2011. HAMPTON Frank, Sr., 88, died June 24, 2011. HICKS, Thelma, died June 24, 2011. JONES Richard Alexander, Jr., 55, died June 21, 2011. KEIM Joseph, 79, died June 27, 2011. KING, Samuel, 52, died June 27, 2011. LEE Carlton, 73, died June 21, 2011. MARKHAM Lila Mae, 75, died June 26, 2011. McBRIDE Robert S., 43, died June 23, 2011. McCOY Mildred, died June 19, 2011. McDADE Sharon, 49, died June 27, 2011. MICHAELS Elizabeth Ann, 41, died June 22, 2011. MILES Dr. Inez, 86, died June 22, 2011. MILLER Lewis, died June 27, 2011. MOORE Marcia Baskin, 56, died June 24, 2011. NEAL Debbie, died June 28, 2011. PARKER Jessie, 78, died June 23, 2011. RACKLEY Elbert, died June 21, 2011. RAINEY Frankie, died June 19, 2011. RAWLS, Annette, died June 28, 2011. SIEREN Phillip, died June 25, 2011. STRICKLER, Betsy Boehm, died June 25, 2011. SUTTON Tanya, diedJune 24, 2011. TANZYMORE Grace J., died June 25, 2011. TARIN Betty Frances, 85, died June 26, 2011. TAYLOR James, died June 23, 2011. THOMAS Derek ONeal, Jr., died June 21, 2011. WALKER Leon, died June 25, 2011. WASHINGTON, Roxanne, died June 23, 2011. WEBB Mallory, III., 61, died June 22, 2011. WILLIAMS Alzonia, died June 14, 2011. WISE Francis W., 88, died June 23, 2011. WRIGHT Mary Francis, 58, died June 23, 2011. YARGHN Rose Lee, 79, died June 26, 2011. ~*~GEORGIA DEATHS CARMIN Lonnie Speer, 46, died June 25, 2011. LIBBIN Patricia Ann Keen, 49, died June 24, 2011. PERRY Clarence, died June 26, 2011. WEATHERS James R., 66, died June 27, 2011. Historic Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church 201 East Beaver St. (904) 355-9475 Rev. Pearce Edwing, Sr. Sunday Worship Service . . . . . . . . 10:00 a.m. Church School . . . . . . . . . 8:30 p.m. Wednesday Glory HourŽ Bible Study . . . . . . .10:00 a.m. Jehovah JirehŽ Bible Study . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. 2nd & 4th Thursday Young at Heart Ministry . . .10:00 a.m. Friday Joy Explosion Ministry . . . . . . . 6:30 p.m. The Church DirectoryCome and Worship With UsŽ New Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church1824 Prospect Street Jacksonville, FL 32208Sunday School ƒ..............ƒƒƒƒƒƒ..9:30 a.m. Sunday Morning Intercessory Prayer...............ƒ..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. Elder Arnitt Jones, Acting Pastor Rev. Joe Calhoun, Pastor Emeritus (904) 764-5727 Church GREATER EL-BETHEL DIVINE HOLINESS CHURCHThe Church Where Everybody Is SomebodyŽBishop Lorenzo Hall., Pastor Street Address: 723 W. 4th St. Jacksonville, Florida 32209 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 3575, Jacksonville, Florida 32206Church Telephone: (904) 359-0661 Home: (904) 358-8932 Cell: 710-1586Sunday School.......................................................................................9:30 a.m. Morning Worship.................................................................................11:00 a.m. Tuesday................................................Prayer Meeting & Bible Study,7:00 p.m. Thursday...............................................................................Joy Night,7:00 p.m.Email: Gospell75@aol.com Website: Greaterelbethel.org Faith In Our CommunitySchedule of Events and ServicesPAGE A-3 THE STAR JULY 2, 2011 Tune In To IMPACT IMPACTTuesday and Thursday from 8:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.WCGL-AM 1360The Florida Star and Impact Striving To Make A Difference! Clara McLaughlin Host Yvonne Brooks Co-Host CHURCH Paynes Chapel A.M.E. Church2200 Albany Street, P.O. Box 759, Brunswick, GA 31520 (912) 261-9555 Rev. Richard Hutcherson, Pastor Worship Opportunities: Sunday Church School A Life Changing ExperienceŽ . 9:15 10:55 a.m. Morning Worship Service . . . 11:00 a.m. Church at Study (Weekly Bible Study) Monday Nights . . . . . 7:00 8:30 p.m. Join Us as We Study the Word of God and Enrich Our Souls! ADVERTISING DEADLINE: ADVERTISING DEADLINE: For the Church Page For the Church Page Wednesdays @ 2:00 P.M. Wednesdays @ 2:00 P.M. Call: (904) 766-8834 ask for Liz Call: (904) 766-8834 ask for Liz or EMAIL: info@thefloridastar.com or EMAIL: info@thefloridastar.com DEATH NOTICES DEATH NOTICES Central Metropolitan C.M.E. Church4611 North Pearl St., Jacksonville, FL 32206 Ofc (904) 354-7426 Fax (904) 354-0934 Rev. Clarence Kelby Heath, PastorGo ye therefore, and teach all nations, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: Teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you; and, lo, I am with you always, even unto the end of the world. Amen.Ž Mathew 28:19-20 Sun Church School 9:30a.m. Sun Morning Worship -10:45 a.m. Tues Eve Bible Study-6:30 p.m. Wed Bible Study-12 Noon Wed Feeding Ministry 2:00 p.m. ~ Worship Service ~ ANNOUNCEMENTS Lion of the Tribe of Judah Ministries, Inc. PASTOR Dr. Sirretta Williams (Temporary services held) 623 Beechwood St., Jacksonville, FL 32206 Sunday School.......10:00 a.m. ~ Sunday Worship .......11:00 a.m. Every 5th Sunday Friends and Family Day Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m. Direct Phone: 904.866.7047 Office Phone: 904.356.4226 Seeing Beyond The Lifestyle To Save A Life Website: www.lottojm.com Listings are due the Tuesday before the next issue. Email submissions preferred. Send to: Info@TheFloridaStar.com Ask Us About OurALPHONSO WEST MORTUARY, INC.4409 Soutel Dr. Jacksonville, FL 32208 Tel: (904) 766-9671 Fax: (904) 766-2354 DIRECTORSDeborah West Alphonso West Jacqueline Y. Bartley If there had been a death in your family yesterday, what would you be doing today?FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED Since 1988Pre-Need ForeThought Funeral Planning ProgramIm sorry to have to tell you this...Ž THE NORTHEAST FLORIDA BAPTIST ASSOCIATION These appointments are on a first-come, firstserve basis. Only basic dental work (fillings and extractions) are provided by the MDU. NO cleaning of teeth, dentures or oral surgery will be provided. No appointments can be made on the phone; you must appear in person to make an appointment. The Mobile Dental Unit of the Florida Baptist Convention will be at The Northeast Florida Baptist Association, July 25-29, 2011. The Association is located at 851035 U.S. Hwy 17 North, Yulee, Florida. For more information contact the Northeast Florida Baptist Association 904-2255941. FIRST CHURCH OF PALM COAST will have a free seminar, focusing on building self-respect and character. It's open to girls, ages 12-18, on the topic, "How To Build Positive Self-Image." It takes place July 14, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., at the church, 91 Old Kings Road North in Palm Coast. Refreshments will be provided. Youth Activities Director Sophia Booker can be reached for details at 386-446-5759. The Reverend Dr. Gillard S. Glover, Senior Pastor. Church phone (386) 446-5759 ST. MATTHEW A.M.E. CHURCH The Glory TrainŽ Gospel Comedy Production premiering Saturday, July 9th, 6:00 p.m. at St. Matthew A.M.E. Church, located at 880 Melson Avenue. Tickets are $20.00 for adults, $10.00 for children 9 and under (Includes Steak Dinner). Come out and enjoy a steak dinner as you laugh and rejoice in the Lord! Then join us for our Womens Day Celebration the following day, Sunday, July 10, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. To order your tickets, contact the church at 904-388-6900 or email stmatthewamejax@gmail.com. Sister Barbara Pough, Chairperson, and Sister W.M. Albany, Co-chairperson. Reverend Gary C. DeSue, Sr., Pastor of St. Matthew A.M.E. www.stmatthewamejax.org MILLIONS MORE MOVEMENT, Jacksonville Local Organizing Committee, Inc., a non-profit organization is appealing for your excess clothes, clothes hangers, shoes all sizes women, men, children and school supplies. These items will be used in our organizations next Clothes Give-A-Way. These items can be brought to 916 N. Myrtle Avenue, Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 am til 5:00 pm. You can also call us to pickup your donations. Our contact number is 904-354-1775 or 904-240-9133. If you would like to learn more about JLOC, Inc., MMM visit our website www.jaxloc.org. Help us, 'as we work to end the violence through a good, quality education, and not more incarceration.'

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PAGE A-4 THESTAR JULY 2, 2011 PAGE A4 C M Y K LEANDER J. SHAW, JR., 76, was the first Black AfricanAmerican chief justice of the Florida Supreme Court. He was on the court for 20 years and was chief justice from 1990 to 1992. Shaw has received honorary doctor of law degrees from Nova University, Washington and Lee University and West Virginia State College (now University). He also has an honorary public-affairs degree from Florida International University. "Every judge strives for justice," Shaw said last week. "To be a good judge is a full-time job." Shaw retired in 2002 and said that now retirement is his full-time job. One of the issues on which he took a stand was the unequal application of the death penalty in Florida. A native of Salem, Va., Shaw received his undergraduate degree from West Virginia State and received his law degree from Howard University. He moved to Tallahassee in 1957 to become an assistant law professor at Florida A&M University. After working in private practice in Jacksonville, he returned to Tallahassee, where he was appointed to the Florida Industrial Relations Commission, then to the First District Court of Appeals and eventually the Supreme Court. When he retired, many of the tributes concentrated on his rise through a segregated society to the state's high court. DR. ARNETT E. GIRARDEAU, 1st AfricanAmerican Senator since Reconstruction: Arnett E. Girardeau, District 7, Jacksonville, Democrat 1982-1992 Graduate of Howard University, B.S., 1952; D.D.S., 1962; Wayne State University, Post graduate work; Fisk University, Post graduate work. Received three awards for excellence in areas of specialty. Born: July 15, 1929, Jacksonville, FL History: Richard L. Brown, great-uncle, was one of the last blacks from Duval County to serve in the Florida Legislature during Reconstruction 1881-1883. CORRINE BROWN,is a U.S. Representative for Florida's 3rd congressional district, serving since 1993. She is a member of the Democratic Party. The district includes parts of Duval, Clay, Putnam, Alachua, Volusia, Marion, Lake, Seminole, and Orange Counties.NAT GLOVER, was the Sheriff of Jacksonville from 1995…2003, after serving in the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office since 1966; he was the first Black African American elected sheriff in Florida since the end of Reconstruction. He was succeeded by John Rutherford.MARY SINGLETON,was the first black woman elected to the Jacksonville City Council. She won the Democratic nomination for the Ward 2 seat on the City Council in 1967 (There was no Republican candidate), defeating William Thompson, a white man, 20,648 to 16,143 votes. Singleton was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 1972 for District 16, winning the Democratic nomination and facing no Republican opponent. Re-elected in 1974, she became the first black from north Florida to be elected to the Florida Legislature since the Reconstruction era. In June 1976 she was appointed director of the Division of Elections in the Office of the Secretary of State of Florida under Bruce Smathers. She succeeded Dorothy Glisson, who resigned in January 1976 to become secretary of professional and occupational regulation. The job paid $21,500 a year. Singleton was the first black person and the second woman to hold that position.JENNIFER CARROLL,is the 18th and current Lieutenant Governor of the U.S. State of Florida. The first African American and the first woman elected to the position, she assumed the office on January 4, 2011. Carroll previously served in the Florida House of Representatives from 2003 until 2010.CARRIE P. MEEK, Carrie P. Meek won election to the House in 1992 as one of the first AfricanAmerican lawmakers to represent Florida in Congress since Reconstruction. Focusing on the economic and immigration issues of her district, Meek secured a coveted seat on the House Appropriations Committee as a freshman Representative. While able to work with Republicans on health issues, she was a sharp critic of welfare reform efforts during the mid-1990s. BLACKS WHO WERE FIRST IN FLORIDA

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PAGE A-5 THE STAR JULY 2, 2011 2011 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Your Jacksonville Walmart has been remodeled and now has a bright new look, making it easier to find all the brands you know and trust. Come in and get low prices, every day, on everything from electronics and cosmetics to home improvement, sporting goods, and a full grocery section. Visit your newly remodeled Jacksonville Walmart. 6767 103rd Street Theres now a better Walmart in Jacksonville.

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PAGE A-6THE STAR JULY 2, 2011 2011 Publix Asset Management CompanyGrilled Flank Steak with Grilled Veggie Salad. Find recipes, tips and more at publix.com/sundaydinners Dont forget your neighborhood Publix will be open during regular store hours Independence Day, Monday, July 4, 2011. Lawrence & Parker, P.A. Noel G. Lawrence, Esquire Ava L. Parker, Esquire Serving The Local Community! 101 East Union Street Phone: (904) 356-8822 Suite 200 Fax: (904) 353-0252 Jacksonville, FL 32202 nglawren@lpnlaw.com avaparker@lpnlaw.com

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Congratulations Mayor Brown A4 C M Y KPAGE A-7THE STARJULY 2, 2011 Congratulations from the staff of The Florida Star! SEE YOU IN THE PAPER SEE YOU IN THE PAPER Arnold, Josetta Baggs, Harrel & Joann Brooks, Clarethea D. Mungin Bryant, Lydell Burrough, Roslyn (Auntie Roz) Burton, Clark Butler, Wanda L. Chrispin Sr., Victor D. & Sherry Coleman, Gwendolyn Curinton, Gloria Davis, Drewnella Davis, Lorna Edwards, Officer Juanita Gardner, Gloria Gelsey, Lawrence Gonzalez, Cheryl GREEN, TAKEISHA Henderson, latresa Hill, Shandra R. Hughes, Patricia Jackson, Donna Jackson, Dr Helen Jackson, Joseph Jennings, Cecelia Jeremiah, A. Chrispin & Ebony Koonce – Batts, Diane Malone, Peggy Mathis, Edgar L. Mungin, Sr., Gerald & Vanessee Pierce, Rita Pinckney III, James Pinckney, Carol Y. Powell III, Frank Michael Robinson, Yvonne G. Smith-Edwards, Ethel Smith, Edward N. Smith, Latricia N. Smith, Nathan E. Thomas, A. Vanessa Thomas, Ezekiel Thompson, Denise R. Tolen, Betty Tolen, Robert Walker, Mary E. Williams, Leola Williams, Theresa Wright, Mary L. Congratulations to our new mayor, Alvin BrownShelia Graham Congratulations to our new mayor, Alvin BrownEarle Richardson

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Browns Victory Statement I am deeply honored by the trust that the people of Jacksonville have placed in me. I am excited about the opportunity that we have to take Jacksonville to the next level, and I will work with people from every corner of this community to move Jacksonville forward. Now is the time to bring Jacksonville together and unite our city. That will be my most critical priority as mayor. B1 C M Y KJULY 2, 2011 THESTAR LOCAL FL / GA SECTION B ALVIN BROWNSTRAIL TO THE TOP Photos by Frank M. Powell, III of The Florida Star Clara McLaughlin, owner of The Florida Star, and Alvin Brown at Jacksonville Journey meeting. Alvin Brown accepting win Alvin Brown accepting win Brown speaks at the Southside Business Mens Club Alvin Brown playing basketball with youth. Alvin Brown with young cheerleaders Alvin Brown with volunteers. Former President Clinton and Congresswoman Corrine Brown supporting Alvin Brown for Mayor. Alvin Brown, with Mayor Peyton accepting the win. Alvin Brown at a meeting An early voting rally for Alvin Brown Alvin Brown at EWC with Nat Glover (far right), was Jacksonvilles first Black Sheriff. Alvin Brown,Congresswoman Brown Mayor Alvin Brown, 48, is the first Black African-American to hold the seat in the city's history and the first Democrat since Ed Austin was elected in 1991. Brown ran against Republican Mike Hogan.

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t r ) ) $ ( # / & + & % & & % / & % % # % & % & ( % & # & / t + ) & > D ; 3 H > D ? A 4 5 4 A C > B ? 4 = 3 H > D A ; 8 5 4 7 0 ? ? H C 7 0 C H > D C A 8 4 3 > A A 4 B 4 = C 8 = 6 C 7 4 ? 4 > ? ; 4 F 7 > 8 = 5 ; D 4 = 2 4 3 H > D = > C C > C A H D C F 7 H 3 > F 4 ; 8 E 4 ; 8 : 4 C 7 8 B 7 0 C < 0 : 4 B D B E 8 2 C 8 < B > 5 C 7 4 4 G ? 4 2 C 0 C 8 > = B > 5 > C 7 4 A B A 0 C 7 4 A C 7 0 = C 7 4 ? D A E 4 H > A > 5 > D A > F = 3 A 4 0 < B 0 = 3 ? 4 A B > = 0 ; 0 B ? 8 A 0 C 8 > = B C 7 8 = : 8 C 8 B 1 0 B 4 3 > = > = 4 > 5 C F > C 7 8 = 6 B > A 0 2 > < 1 8 = 0 C 8 > = > 5 1 > C 7 8 A B C 1 4 ; 8 4 E 4 F 4 ; 8 E 4 > D A ; 8 5 4 0 C C 7 4 < 4 A 2 H > 5 > C 7 4 A B > ? 8 = 8 > = B B > F 4 7 0 E 4 B > < 4 > = 4 4 ; B 4 C > 1 ; 0 < 4 F 7 4 = C 7 4 2 7 0 ? C 4 A B > 5 > D A ; 8 5 4 : 4 4 ? 2 ; > B 8 = 6 8 = C D A < > 8 ; A 0 C 7 4 A C 7 0 = ? 4 0 2 4 5 D ; A 4 B > ; E 4 t C 8 B B > 4 0 B H C > B 7 8 5 C C 7 4 1 ; 0 < 4 > = C > > C 7 4 A B 5 > A > D A > F = 8 = 3 4 2 8 b B 8 > = t ) > < 4 7 > F F 4 6 4 C C 7 4 < 8 = 3 B 4 C C 7 0 C 0 E > 8 3 8 = 6 0 A 4 B ? > = B 4 A 4 < > E 4 B > D A A 4 B ? > = b B 8 1 8 ; 8 C H C > > D A B 4 ; E 4 B 0 = 3 > C 7 4 A B t < B > A A H t C 3 > 4 B = > C F > A : ; 8 : 4 C 7 0 C t 5 H > D 2 7 > > B 4 C > 6 > F 8 C 7 2 > < < > = > ? 8 = 8 > = A 0 C 7 4 A C 7 0 = > 3 B 3 8 A 4 2 C 8 > = C 7 4 = 0 = H < 8 B 4 A H C 7 0 C A 4 B D ; C B 8 B = > b > = 4 4 ; B 4 B 5 0 D ; C 1 D C H > D A B t 5 7 4 F 4 A 4 0 ; 8 E 4 C > 3 0 H F > D ; 3 C 4 ; ; H > D C > 0 B : > = 0 7 t C C > > : C 7 A 4 4 3 0 H B 8 = C 7 4 1 4 ; ; H > 5 0 F 7 0 ; 4 C > 6 8 E 4 7 8 < 0 2 7 0 = 6 4 > 5 7 4 0 A C t ; 4 0 B 4 < H 5 A 8 4 = 3 3 > = > C 4 = 3 D ? 8 = 0 > = 0 7 4 G ? 4 A 8 4 = 2 4 1 4 2 0 D B 4 H > D 2 7 > > B 4 C > 1 > F > D C > 5 C 7 4 L 1 0 C C ; 4 5 > A 1 4 C C 4 A t M 7 4 B 4 2 > = 3 A 4 0 B > = C 7 8 = : F 4 2 4 = C 4 A > D A ; 8 E 4 B > = > C 7 4 A B > ? 8 = 8 > = B 8 B 1 4 2 0 D B 4 C > = > C 6 > 0 6 0 8 = B C C 7 4 6 A 0 8 = : 4 4 ? B > D A ; 8 E 4 B 2 > < 5 > A C 0 1 ; 4 t D C C 7 4 C A D C 7 8 B 1 4 5 > A 4 ; > = 6 H > D F 8 = 3 D ? 5 A D B C A 0 C 4 3 1 4 2 0 D B 4 F 7 4 A 4 H > D 0 A 4 8 B = > C F 7 4 A 4 H > D 0 A 4 B D ? ? > B 4 3 C > B C 0 H t > A > C 7 H ; 0 = 3 4 3 8 = $ D = 2 7 : 8 = ; 0 = 3 0 = 3 F 0 B 2 4 ; 4 1 A 0 C 4 3 t ) 7 4 F 0 B 0 1 8 6 F > < 0 = 8 = 0 B < 0 ; ; ? ; 0 2 4 t D C 8 = C 7 4 4 = 3 7 0 3 B 7 4 B C 0 H 4 3 C 7 4 A 4 B 7 4 F > D ; 3 7 0 E 4 1 4 4 = @ D 8 C 4 5 A D B C A 0 C 4 3 1 4 2 0 D B 4 C 7 0 C ? ; 0 2 4 F 0 B = C 1 D 8 ; C 5 > A 7 4 A > = > C ; 4 C ? 4 > ? ; 4 1 > G H > D 8 = C > ? ; 0 2 4 B C 7 0 C F 4 A 4 1 D 8 ; C 5 > A C 7 4 < t = 3 3 > = C ; 4 C C 7 4 < < 0 : 4 H > D 5 4 4 ; 1 0 3 1 4 2 0 D B 4 H > D 0 A 4 1 8 6 6 4 A C 7 0 = F 7 4 A 4 H > D ; 0 = 3 4 3 t / > D 3 > = > C = 4 4 3 ? 4 > ? ; 4 F 7 > F 8 ; ; C A H C > 7 > ; 3 H > D 8 = $ D = 2 7 : 8 = ; 0 = 3 t / > D = 4 4 3 ? 4 > ? ; 4 F 7 > 0 A 4 6 > 8 = 6 C > ? D B 7 H > D C > 5 > ; ; > F C 7 4 H 4 ; ; > F 1 A 8 2 : A > 0 3 0 = 3 F 8 ; ; 4 E 4 = ; 4 = 3 0 7 0 = 3 C > 7 4 ; ? H > D C > 6 4 C > = 8 C t 4 A 7 0 ? B C 7 4 7 0 A 3 4 B C C 7 8 = 6 8 = ; 8 5 4 8 B C > 3 4 0 ; F 8 C 7 C 7 4 8 3 4 0 > 5 5 0 8 ; 8 = 6 0 C B > < 4 C 7 8 = 6 t D C = 4 4 3 H > D C > D = 3 4 A B C 0 = 3 C 7 0 C 5 0 8 ; 8 = 6 3 > 4 B = C < 0 : 4 H > D 0 5 0 8 ; D A 4 / > D A D = F 8 ; ; b 8 = 6 = 4 B B C > 6 4 C 1 0 2 : D ? 0 = 3 : 4 4 ? < > E 8 = 6 8 B F 7 0 C < 0 : 4 B H > D 0 5 0 8 ; D A 4 t E 4 = 8 5 H > D 7 0 E 4 C > 1 0 2 : D ? 0 = 3 A 4 6 A > D ? 5 > A 0 < > < 4 = C C 7 0 C 3 > 4 B = C < 4 0 = H > D A 4 0 5 0 8 ; D A 4 t 7 4 ? 4 > ? ; 4 F 8 C 7 0 ; ; C 7 4 = 4 6 0 C 8 E 4 > ? 8 = 8 > = B F 8 ; ; ? A > 1 0 1 ; H ; 0 D 6 7 0 = 3 9 D 3 6 4 H > D 8 5 8 C 3 > 4 B b = C ; > > : ; 8 : 4 H > D 0 A 4 B D 2 2 4 4 3 8 = 6 A 8 6 7 C 0 F 0 H t F > D ; 3 1 4 A 4 < 8 B B C > = > C 0 3 < 8 C C 7 0 C C 7 4 8 A 9 4 4 A B 2 0 = 1 4 ? 0 8 = 5 D ; t D C H > D 2 0 = 1 4 2 > < 5 > A C 4 3 8 = C 7 4 5 0 2 C C 7 0 C F 7 8 ; 4 C 7 4 H 0 A 4 ; 0 D 6 7 8 = 6 C 7 4 H 0 A 4 B C 8 ; ; B C D 2 : 0 C H > D A B C 0 A C 8 = 6 ? ; 0 2 4 t $ & + % f f b t f f n f t b n b f f f b b f ) 4 4 ; > 2 0 ; 0 A C 8 B 0 = B 3 8 B ? ; 0 H 8 = 6 C 7 4 8 A 0 A C 8 B C 8 2 2 D ; 8 b = 0 A H 0 = 3 2 A 0 5 C F 0 A 4 B 0 2 2 > < ? 0 = 8 4 3 1 H < D B 8 2 0 ; 4 = C 4 A C 0 8 = < 4 = C B C A 4 4 C ? 4 A 5 > A < 4 A B 0 = 3 5 > > 3 E 4 = 3 > A B t ) 0 C D A 3 0 H B 5 A > < n 0 t < t b ? t < t + = 3 4 A C 7 4 D ; ; 4 A 0 A A 4 = A 8 3 6 4 n ( & % ( $ + ( ) r f f f b F 8 C 7 0 ) 4 A E 8 2 4 t ) 0 C D A 3 0 H D ; H f f n 0 C f n n ? < b n n ? < n n ( 0 < > = 0 ; E 3 t ) D 8 C 4 G 8 C r > 5 5 = C 4 A B C 0 C 4 n > 7 = B > = B ) D 8 C 4 r t $ 0 : 4 0 = ? ? > 8 = C < 4 = C > A ( ) b f t t n r b f r 0 < 4 B ? A 8 I 4 B 5 A 4 4 F 0 C 4 A < 4 ; > = B ; 8 2 4 B ) ? 4 2 C 0 2 D ; 0 A 5 8 A 4 F > A : B 3 8 B ? ; 0 H 0 C 3 0 A : $ > = 3 0 H D ; H f n t 4 ; 4 1 A 0 C 8 > = 1 4 6 8 = B n n ? < 8 A 4 F > A : B 0 C 3 0 A : t $ 0 A H ( > B B 0 C 4 A 5 A > = C 0 A : ; > D 2 4 B C 4 A 0 H ) C B t A 4 4 5 > A 4 E 4 A H > = 4 t > = C 0 2 C f f b r 6 > ; 3 4 = 8 B ; 4 b B 0 A C B t > A 6 t r r n f f t b t 7 4 B C 0 A b B ? 0 = 6 ; 4 3 B 7 > F 1 4 6 8 = B 0 C ? t < t 8 A 4 F > A : B F 8 ; ; 1 4 2 7 > A 4 > 6 A 0 ? 7 4 3 C > ? 0 C A 8 > C 8 2 < D B 8 2 0 = 3 0 A 4 E 8 4 F 0 1 ; 4 5 A > < 1 > C 7 C 7 4 % > A C 7 1 0 = : 0 = 3 ) > D C 7 1 0 = : t 8 A 4 F > A : B F 8 ; ; 1 4 ; 0 D = 2 7 4 3 5 A > < 1 0 A 6 4 B = 4 0 A 7 4 0 2 : B > = E 8 ; ; 4 # 0 = 3 8 = 6 0 = 3 C 7 4 H 0 C C ( 4 6 4 = 2 H 0 2 : B > = E 8 ; ; 4 ( 8 E 4 A 5 A > = C t > 8 = C 7 4 8 C H > 5 0 2 : B > = E 8 ; ; 4 0 B 8 C B 0 H B 0 ? ? H 8 A C 7 3 0 H < 4 A 8 2 0 F 8 C 7 0 B ? 4 2 C 0 2 D ; 0 A 5 8 A 4 b F > A : B 3 8 B ? ; 0 H > E 4 A C 7 4 ) C t > 7 = B A 8 E 4 A t r f f n f f b b t f f n f f > 5 5 4 A 4 3 5 A > < f n n ? < b n n ? < D ; H 0 C 8 = = b 8 G 8 4 7 0 A < 0 2 H n + = 8 E 4 A B 8 C H ; E 3 t 4 B C 0 2 : B > = E 8 ; ; 4 # t > A < > A 4 8 = 5 > A < 0 C 8 > = 2 0 ; ; 7 > ; 4 B C 2 7 4 2 : n n b r b r r n % > b ? ? > 8 = C < 4 = C B t r f f n f f b b t f f n f f > 5 5 4 A 4 3 5 A > < f n n ? < b n n ? < D ; H 0 C 8 = = b 8 G 8 4 7 0 A < 0 2 H f f t 3 6 4 F > > 3 E 4 = D 4 0 2 : B > = E 8 ; ; 4 # t > A < > A 4 8 = 5 > A < 0 C 8 > = 2 0 ; ; 7 > ; 4 B C 2 7 4 2 : n n b r b r r n % > b ? ? > 8 = C < 4 = C B t f n b n f b f > ; 3 4 = B ; 4 B A C B 0 = 3 D < 0 = 8 C 8 4 B B B > 2 8 0 C 8 > = ? A 4 B 4 = C B A 4 0 C > ; 3 > ; ; H F > > 3 5 8 ; < B C 7 4 F 0 H C 7 4 H F 4 A 4 < 4 0 = C C > 1 4 B 4 4 = t 7 D A B 3 0 H B 0 C n n ? t < t D ; H ) 8 = 6 b 0 ; > = 6 8 I 0 A 3 > 5 & I 2 > B C D < 4 2 > = C 4 B C ? A > ? B 0 = 3 L A > D C 8 = 4 B M 4 = 2 > D A 0 6 4 3 t > A 8 < < 4 3 8 0 C 4 A 4 ; 4 0 B 4 2 > = C 0 2 C ( > 1 % 8 G > = > ; 3 4 = B ; 4 B A C B 0 = 3 D < 0 = 8 C 8 4 B B B > 2 8 0 C 8 > = ? A > 3 D 2 C 8 > = 3 8 b A 4 2 C > A 6 > ; 3 4 = 8 B ; 4 B 0 A C B t > A 6 f b f f b r b n f n f f t b f f b f b f n b r n b > = ) 0 C D A 3 0 H D ; H 5 A > < J n ? t < t 0 C C 7 4 + = 8 E 4 A B 8 C H > 5 % > A C 7 ; > A 8 3 0 ) C D 3 4 = C 4 = C 4 A 0 ; ; A > > < & = 4 + = 8 E 4 A B 8 C H A 8 E 4 0 2 : B > = E 8 ; ; 4 # r f f f t > A < > A 4 8 = 5 > A < 0 C 8 > = > A C > ? 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L LIFE IFES STYLE TYLE A4 C M Y K Socially Speaking Socially SpeakingBy Betty Asque Davis / Photos by J. Carl Davis, By Betty Asque Davis / Photos by J. Carl Davis, Sr. Sr. Theres Always Something Happening On The First Coast Theres Always Something Happening On The First CoastPAGE THE STAR JULY 2, 2011(Unless otherwise specified) Thank you for sharing your events and stories for the column each week! Because of you readers are there with you each week. For column entries you may contact me directly at 904 571-1182, Toll Free Fax 866 488 6407 or by e-mail at: badavis@watsonrealtycorp.comSEE YOU IN THE PAPER SEE YOU IN THE PAPER Black Officials From The First CoastI have captured the essence of several Black officials in this weeks column. However there are others that have willingly served and their omission from this page does not in anyway minimize their service. City Councilwomen Gwendolyn Yates and Gwendolyn Chandler Thompson, City Councilman King Holzendorf, as well as, the late Gwendola Mitchell Jones, Duval County School Board and Robert Bob Flowers, Civil Service Board, are among the names that must always be remembered.State Senator Anthon Tony Hill was born September 9, 1957 in Jacksonville, Florida. He graduataed from the National Labor College with a B.A.in Labor Studies in 2001. He attended Edward Waters College and Lincoln University. He received an Honorary Doctorate fro Edward Waters College. Elected to the Senate in 2002 and reelected subsequently, he has served as Minority (Democratic) Whip, 2010-2012; Minority (Democratic) Whip, 2008-2010; Minority (Democratic) Lead Whip, 20042006, 2006-2008; and Democratic Floor Leader, 2002-2004. He was elected to the Florida House of Representatives, 19922000. A member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., he and his wife Patricia reside on the northside. Terry L. Fields was born April 18, 1959 in Jacksonville, Florida. Representative Fields was a Representative in the House of Representatives of the U.S. state of Florida. He received his Bachelors degree from the Florida A & M University in 1981. In addition, he did graduate studies at Florida State University. He lives in Jacksonville, Florida with his family. George William Crockett Jr. (August 10, 1909 September 7, 1997) graduated from Stanton High School in Jacksonville. In 1931, he received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Morehouse College, Atlanta, Georgia. He was later given an Honorary LL.D. from Morehouse in 1972, was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa, and served as a Trustee of the College for many years. During his Morehouse tenure, Crockett pledged Kappa Alpha Psi. Crockett received a law degree from the University of Michigan in 1934 and returned to Jacksonville to practice law that year as one of very few African American attorneys in the state of Florida. An African American attorney, jurist, and congressman from the U.S. state of Michigan. He also served as a national vice-president of the National Lawyers Guild and co-founded what is believed to be the first racially-integrated law firm in the United States. He was associated with the history of the infamous murder of civil rights activists James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner. infamous murder of civil rights activists James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner. James Carl Davis, Sr. was the first African American elected to the St. Augustine/ St. Johns County Airport Authority in 1996. During his tenure he was Secretary/Treasurer and became the first African-American Board Chairman in 1999-2000. As Board Chairman he was able, through Congresswoman Corinne Brown, to get funding for the Control Tower presently used. Graduating from New Stanton High School in 1956 he received an A.A. Police Administration from Florida Junior College and a B.S. Education and Human Resource Development from Southern Illinois University. He is a Life Member of OMEGA PSI PHI Fraternity INC and is married to High School sweetheart, Florida Star Columnist Betty Asque Davis. They reside in Ponte Vedra Beach. Civil Service Board member Gwendolyn Leaphart, a retired public and civil servant and educator, began her career as a teacher and later worked for the National Youth Administration, the United Service Organization, Hampton College and the New York State Civil Service Administration. She has been a tireless advocate of youth development, always looking for an opportunity to impact young lives. She received her undergraduate degree from Talladega College and her Master's Degree in Student Personnel Administration and Guidance from Columbia University. Upon retirement to her native city of Jacksonville, Leaphart became the first woman elected countywide to the Jacksonville Civil Service Board. State Representative Willye F. Dennis was born in Jacksonville, Duval County, Fla., March 14, 1926. She was a Democratic Member of the Florida state house of representatives 15th District, 1993-99. She resigned in 1999. She was a delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida in 1996. She is a member of the NAACP and Delta Sigma Theta. Senior Justice Henry Lee Adams, Jr. Judge Henry Lee Adams, Jr. was born in Jacksonville, Florida and graduated from Matthew Gilbert High School in Jacksonville in 1962. He was appointed a United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida in December 1993. He received his B.S. in 1966 from Florida A & M University and his J.D. from Howard University College of Law in 1969. He was awarded a Reginald Heber Smith Fellowship in April 1969 and after completing a Consumer Rights and Poverty Law training program at Haverford College, Ardmore, Pennsylvania, was assigned to the Duval County Legal Aid Association (n/k/a Jacksonville Area Legal Aid Association, Inc). In November 1970, he was appointed Assistant Public Defender of the Fourth Judicial Circuit and remained in that position until January, 1972, when he joined the law firm of Sheppard, Fletcher, Hand & Adams. In 1976, he joined the law firm of Marshall and Adams where he maintained a general practice of law. In October 1979, he was appointed Circuit Judge in and for the Fourth Judicial Circuit (Clay, Duval and Nassau Counties), where he served until his appointment to the federal bench. Assigned to the Tampa Division of the court from December 1993 until April 2000, he was reassigned to the Jacksonville Division. Justice Adams assumed senior status on April 8, 2010. He and his wife Elaine reside on the First Coast. Representative Mia Jones is a Democratic member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 14th District since 2008. Jones served as Supervisor of Affirmative Action for Duval County Public Schools in 1995, was Equal Employment Opportunity Assistant in the Mayor's Office of Equal Employment from 1992-1995, and former Director of Minority Business Affairs for Duval County Public Schools. She is a member of the Bethel Baptist Institutional Church, Healthy Start Coalition Advisory Board, Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. She and her husband George Davis reside on the northside. Representative Audrey L. Gibson is a native of Jacksonville's northside. She is the former State Representative for District 15 in Florida. Representative Gibson earned her Bachelors in Criminology from Florida State University. She continues to reside onthe northside with her family.

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PAGE B-4 THE STAR Ju, 2011 SPORTS PAGE B4 C M Y K 1902 First African-American professional basketball player: Harry Lew (New England Professional Basketball League) 1908 First African-American heavyweight boxing champion: Jack Johnson First African-American Olympic gold medal winner: John Taylor (Track and field medley relay team) 1916 First African-American football player to play in a Rose Bowl game: Fritz Pollard Brown University 1920 First African-American NFL football players: Fritz Pollard (Akron Pros) and Bobby Marshall (Rock Island Independents) 1921 First African-American NFL football coach: Fritz Pollard, co-head coach, Akron Pros, while continuing to play running back 1924 First African American to win individual Olympic gold medal: DeHart Hubbard (Long jump, 1924 Summer Olympics). 1929 First African-American sportscaster: Sherman "Jocko" Maxwell (WNJR, Newark, New Jersey) 1947 First African-American Major League Baseball player of the modern era: Jackie Robinson (Brooklyn Dodgers). First African-American consensus college All-American basketball player: Don Barksdale 1948 First African-American woman to win an Olympic gold medal: Alice Coachman First African American on an Olympic basketball team and first African American Olympic gold medal basketball winner: Don Barksdale, in the 1948 Summer Olympics First African American to design and construct a professional golf course: Bill Powell 1949 First African American to win an MVP award in Major League Baseball: Jackie Robinson (Brooklyn Dodgers, National League ) 1950 First individual African American as subject on the cover of Life magazine: Jackie Robinson May 8, 1950 First African-American NBA basketball players: Earl Lloyd (Washington Capitols), Chuck Cooper (Boston Celtics), and Nat "Sweetwater" Clifton (New York Knicks) First African-American woman to compete on the world tennis tour: Althea Gibson 1951 First African American named to the College Football Hall of Fame: Duke Slater, University of Iowa (1918) 1953 First African-American basketball player to play in the NBA All-Star Game: Don Barksdale in the 1953 NBA All-Star Game First African-American quarterback to play in the National Football League during the modern Willie Thrower (Chicago Bears) 1956 First African American to break the color barrier in a bowl game in the Deep South: Bobby Grier, (Pittsburgh Panthers in the 1956 Sugar Bowl) First African American Wimbledon tennis champion: Althea Gibson (doubles, with Englishwoman Angela Buxton); also first African American to win a Grand Slam event (French Open). First African American to win the Cy Young Award as the top pitcher in Major League Baseball, in the award's inaugural year: Don Newcombe (Brooklyn Dodgers) 1957 First African American assistant coach in the NFL: Lowell W. Perry First African American to win Major League Baseball's Gold Glove, in the award's inaugural year: Willie Mays (New York Giants) 1959 First African American to win a major national player of the year award in college basketball: Oscar Robertson, USBWA Player of the Year 1962 First African American to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame: Jackie Robinson First African-American coach in Major League Baseball: John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil (Chicago Cubs) First African-American male professional wrestler to win a world heavyweight championship: Bobo Brazil (NWA) 1963 First African American to be named American League MVP: Elston Howard (New York Yankees) First African Americans inducted to the Basketball Hall of Fame: New York Renaissance, inducted as a team. 1965 First African-American NFL official: Burl Toler field judge/head linesman 1966 First African-American coach in the National Basketball Association: Bill Russell (Boston Celtics) First African-American Major League Baseball umpire: Emmett Ashford First African-American NFL broadcaster: Lowell W. Perry (CBS, on Pittsburgh Steelers games) 1967 First African American to win a PGA Tour event: Charlie Sifford (1967 Greater Hartford Open Invitational) First African American to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame: Emlen Tunnell 1968 First African-American man to win a Grand Slam tennis event: Arthur Ashe (US Open) (See also: First African American to start at quarterback in the modern era of professional football: Marlin Briscoe (Denver Broncos, AFL) First African-American coach to win NBA Championship: Bill Russell 1970 First African-American basketball player to win the NBA All Star MVP, the NBA Finals MVP, & the NBA MVP all in the same season: Willis Reed (New York Knicks) First African-American NCAA Division I basketball coach: Will Robinson (Illinois State University) 1971 First African American pitcher to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame: Satchel Paige 1972 First African-American general manager in the NBA: Wayne Embry First African-American individual inducted to the Basketball Hall of Fame: Bob Douglas, inducted as a contributor. 1975 First African American to win Super Bowl MVP in NFL: Franco Harris (Pittsburgh Steelers). First African American inducted to the Basketball Hall of Fame as a player: Bill Russell First African American to play in a men's major golf championship: Lee Elder (The Masters) 1979 First African American head football coach in Division I-A: Willie Jeffries 1981 First African American to play in the NHL: Val James (Buffalo Sabres) 1982 First African American inducted to the Basketball Hall of Fame as a coach: Clarence Gaines 1983 First African-American WWE Tag Team Champion: Tony Atlas 1986 First African-American Formula One race-car driver: Willy T. Ribbs First African-American wrestling manager: 1988 First African American to win a medal at the Winter Olympics (a bronze in figure skating): Debi Thomas First African-American quarterback to start (and win) in the Super Bowl: Doug Williams First African-American NFL referee: Johnny Grier 1990 First African American tag team to win the WCW World Tag Team Championship: Doom (Butch Reed and Ron Simmons) 1991 First African American to qualify for the Indianapolis 500 auto race: Willy T. Ribbs First African-American NBA Coach of the Year: Don Chaney (Houston Rockets) 1992 First African-American WCW World Heavyweight Champion: Ron Simmons First African American to manage a Major League Baseball team to a World Series Championship: Cito Gaston (Toronto Blue Jays) 1994 First tag team made up of two African Americans to win the WWE Tag Team Championship: Men on a Mission (Nelson Frazier, Jr., aka Mabel, and Robert Horne, aka Mo) 1996 First African-American MLB general manager to win the World Series: Bob Watson (New York Yankees), 1996 World Series 1997 First African American to win a men's major golf championship: Tiger Woods(The Masters) First African-American model to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition: Tyra Banks 1998 First African American to win the WWE Championship: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson First African American to win the WWE Women's Championship: Jacqueline Moore 2002 First African-American Winter Olympic gold medal winner: Vonetta Flowers (two-woman bobsleigh). First African American to hold the #1 rank in tennis: Venus Williams, February 25, 2002. First African American to hold the year-end #1 rank in tennis: Serena Williams First African American to be named year-end world champion by the International Tennis Federation: Serena Williams First African-American Arena Football League head coach to win ArenaBowl: Darren Arbet (San Jose SaberCats), ArenaBowl XVI First African-American general manager in the National Football League: Ozzie Newsome (Baltimore Ravens) 2003 First African American to win a Career Grand Slam in tennis: Serena Williams 2004 First African American General Manager for World Wrestling Entertainment: Theodore Long First African-American NBA general manager to win the NBA Finals: Joe Dumars (Detroit Pistons), 2004 NBA Finals 2006 First African-American individual Winter Olympic gold medal winner: Shani Davis (men's speed skating) First African-American Extreme Championship Wrestling champion: Bobby Lashley 2007 First African-American NFL head coaches to reach the Super Bowl: Lovie Smith and Tony Dungy, Super Bowl XLI First African-American NFL head coach to win the Super Bowl: Tony Dungy (Indianapolis Colts), Super Bowl XLI 2008 First African American to referee a Super Bowl game: Mike Carey (Super Bowl XLII) First African-American NFL general manager to win the Super Bowl: Jerry Reese (New York Giants), Super Bowl XLII Fritz Polard Jackie Robinson Althea Gibson 1961 First African American to win the Heisman Trophy: Ernie Davis Bill Russell Authur Ashe Satchel Paige Lee Elder Serena Williams The Florida Star Salutes 1st African Americans in Pro Sportsthrough the years

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This years BET Awards didnt bring the big opening act surprise like they have in the last couple of outings but a solid line up of stellar performances from the crme of the crop anchored by host, comedian/actor Kevin Hart resulted in another crowd pleasing, top rated affair. The only flub of the night came when BET President Stephen Hill apologized for causing the error when presenter Tiffany Green announced Chris Brown as The Viewers Choice award winner. Then she corrected it to Rihanna. Another presenter said it was Drake who physically came out and accepted the award. Chris Brown was indeed the actual winner and Hill said he is the human who caused the flub due to human error In fact, Brown had a huge and victorious night and showed the world that he is back without question as evident not only by the viewers who voted him their viewers choice award but he also beat out the top contenders for Best Male R&B and won Best Collaboration with Lil Wayne and Busta Rhymes for Look At Me Now. Willow and Jaden Smith stole everybodys heart with their tie win as Young Starz. Outside at the pre-show it was sweltering hot again with the temps in the high 80s. 106 & Parks Terrence J and Rocsi hosted the sizzling event while Nick Cannon conducted interviews with arriving guests on the green carpet with My Black Is Beautiful correspondent Danelle giving the play-by-play description of the fashions parading down. Sultry rapper Eve and rapper/producing superstar Swizz Beatz opened the pre-show with their hit Everyday. Tygra, Lil Twist, YG, Mindless Behavior and Lloyd are some to the other talent featured. Internet sensation Karmin performed in between the featured acts sets. The live crowd was seriously into it as they are every year. Singer/songwriter Marsha Ambrosius received the shows first award that was handed out when she accepted The Centric Award. Mean while back to the inside show, Comic/radio man Steve Harvey took home The Humanitarian Award and superstar vocalist Patti LaBelle was honored with a live musical tribute and The Lifetime Achievement Award. The show was reverently dedicated to the late master TV Awards Show Producer Mr. John Cossette. His company has not only produced and brought you the BET Awards for the past eleven years, Cossette productions also brings us The Academy Awards, Latin Grammys, The Grammys and every other major TV Award Show in the business. This years host, master comic/actor Kevin Hart was in rare form. The Real Husbands Of Hollywood skits were a hilarious hit. The activity surrounding the Shrine Auditorium was abuzz with throngs of looky-loos and wanna-bes hawking their home made CDs to anyone who would pay attention. For a complete list of the winners go to www.bet.com. PAGE BTHE STAR JULY 2, 2011ENTERTAINMENT Missy Elliott Statement: The following statement came to us via Atlantic Records from Missy Elliott: Official Statement from Missy Elliott : There have been some inaccuracies reported in regards to my diagnosis with Graves Disease, so I wanted to clear things up. I was diagnosed with Graves Disease about three years ago but it really hasnt slowed me down at all. I rocked my performance on VH1 Hip Hop Honors tribute to Timbaland last year. Ive written and produced a bunch of Grammy-nominated, #1 hits for artists like Keyshia Cole, Monica and Jasmine Sullivan. I toured the UK, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. And on top of all that, Im working on my new album. I feel great. Under my doctors supervision, Ive been off medication for about a year and Im completely managing the condition through diet and exercise. --Missy Elliott BET Parties: Every year people from around the country ask who are the main club promoters in LA and where are the hot spots for the BET Award Week parties and Awards Show after parties. I have listed the big five in order of (A. Name of Club Promoter (B. The Celeb Host for that night (C. The Club and its general location. You can Google for the fine details. 1.Promoter: IGA (Interscope/Geffin/A&M Records: Crme of The Crop post BET Awards Dinner Party; Mr. Chows Restaurant (Camden Dr., Beverly Hills). 2.Promoter: IMP Entmt: Host YMCMB/Lil Wayne: Boulevard 3 (Sunset Bl, Hwd). (Afterparty). 3.Promoter: Jenn Laskey, Red Light Promotions: D. Woods of Danity Kane: Lust Affair every Thursday in the Stone Lounge at The Sofitel Hotel) (Beverly Bl, LA). (Pre-Party). 4.Promoter: Greg & Felipe: Interscope Recs Pre-BET Party ft. Trevante. The Cotton Club, Ventura Bl, Studio City. (PreParty). 5.Promoter: Queen Star/King Star w/Jonathan De Veaux; Day Soiree, Falcon Hollywood (Sunset Bl, Hwd) (Pre-Party) Of course there are dozens more but this is just a sample of where some of the main movers and shakers hang. Fashion: If you checkout page 132 of the July issue of People Magazine on their Style Watch page, youll notice a flashy womens hand bag that dominates the page. This is the same handbag that Ashley Judd carried while filming Flypaper in Baton Rouge last summer. It is a product of DELLA, a U.S. company that manufactures fashion accessories made from vegan and sustainable materials from West African textiles and handcrafted in Ghana. Movies: Transformers: Paramount Pictures, Hasbro Company. Starring Shia LaBeouf, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Josh Duha, John Turturro, Tyrese Gibson, Patrick Dempsey, Ken Jeong, Frances McDorman and John Malkovich. Directed by Michael Bey. Screenplay by Ehren Kruger. Produced by Don Murphy, Tom De Santo, Lorenzo Di Bonaventura and Ian Bryce. For those Transformer fans who are in it for the slam, bam, rockem sockem action, this flick will more than give you your fill. The 3-D is more hype than anything. It wasnt that great. Again we have the super-sexy girl friend Carly (Rosie HuntingtonWhiteley) flying through windows and bombs without getting her white jacket dirty. Remember Meagan Fox in the last movie never got her tight white pants dirty. Why do they ware white? Sam (Shie LaBeouf) is a very loveable star in this film. Aside from the action, LeBeouf is Transformers! Hit me up at feedbackrych@sbcglobal.net Study, Observe and Win! Rych The 2011 BET AwardsDazzles Again!By Rych McCain, feedbackrych@sbcglobal.net and Facebook Photos by Picture Group, Courtesy of BET Networks Rych McCains Hollyhood Notes!By Rych McCain, feedbackrych@sbcglobal.net, Facebook Celeb Interviews FAMU Alumnus James Bland Wins Shadow and Act Black Filmmaker ShowcaseFlorida A&M University (FAMU) alumnus James Bland was recently recognized as the winner for Round 1 of the inaugural Shadow and Act Black Filmmaker Showcase. Blands short film entry, Cocoa Love, garnered 46.7 percent of the 14,220 votes. It felt incredible to win Round 1 of the Shadow and Act Digital Filmmaker's Showcase, he said. It's one of the most respected entertainment and film blogs amongst the industry and it's really a privilege to have my work featured on the site. I discovered my passion for film while a student at FAMU. My film roots are deeply connected to FAMU and the university helped me to realize my potential. Bland earned his degree from FAMUs School of Business and Industry in 2008. While a student, the multi-talented filmmaker wrote and directed his first feature film, Dreaming in Color. Ive grown tremendously as a filmmaker since Dreaming in Color, he said. I often say that I'm cut from a different cloth than my peers, and I realize that it was the FAMU experience that sharpened me. Being a student at FAMU showed me what excellence looked like and taught me that mediocrity as a standard was unacceptable. Bland, a Titusville, Fla. native, said he feels the best way to learn anything is by simply doing it. One of the first pieces of advice I received when I was just an aspiring filmmaker was from (director and FAMU alumnus) Rob Hardy, he said. I told him I wanted to make films and he told me to pick up a camera and shoot something. Following graduation, Bland moved to Los Angeles, Calif. and received his first big studio opportunity working as an intern for producer and FAMU alumnus Will Packer on the movie, Takers. Finding a home at Sony Screen Gems, Bland continued to work on the production side of films, such as Death at a Funeral, Priest and Burlesque. Cocoa Love has competed in many film festivals around the country, winning Best-Comedy at the Urban Media Makers Film Festival, and airing on the season two finale of Black Entertainment Televisions Lens on Talent show. Currently, Bland serves as co-president of Hometeam Entertainment. The first project to be released under the Hometeam banner is the web series, FAIL, where Bland acts and serves as one of the executive producers. He is also directing a documentary titled, Mission Swaziland, which is a look at American volunteers on a mission to help the Kingdom of Swaziland, but culture, tradition and politics get in the way. I took a hiatus from Hollywood last year and went on a mission trip to the Kingdom of Swaziland, which is one of Africa's poorest countries and the last absolute monarchy, he said. My documentary will focus on American volunteers who are committed to helping the Swazi people help themselves as they face challenges from the countrys culture, tradition and politics. DJ Khaled, Mary J Blidge, Jadakiss Kevin Hart & wiz Khalifa Willow & Jaden Smith Chris Brown

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JULY 2, 2011THE STARPR 1 PREP RAP PREP RAP Youth Section Youth Section Children's Inauguration for New Mayor, Tennis Planned for Jacksonville's Youngest CitizensEven though they are not old enough to vote yet, the children of Jacksonville won't be left out of the excitement surrounding the inauguration of Jacksonville Mayor-Elect Alvin Brown. They have the chance to take part in a special inauguration planned just for them that will also include tennis and other sports and activities. The Children's Inauguration took place Thursday, June 30 from 1-4 p.m. in Hemming Plaza in downtown Jacksonville. The event was open to the public and for children of all ages. USTA Florida have an interactive display to encourage tennis as a healthy and active lifestyle, feature two 36-foot QuickStart Tennis courts. After the ceremony, children attending from summer camps and other activities in Jacksonville had time to walk around the square and engage in various physical activities, including tennis. "This is a great opportunity to put a racquet in the hands of many kids that have probably never played tennis before," says Amanda Becker, USTA Florida tennis program coordinator for the First Coast area. "We hope to get a couple hundred kids hitting on the courts throughout the afternoon, and hopefully some of them will decide to take up the sport and join in the fall programming that the City of Jacksonville and the Jax Youth Tennis Association will be offering at the public parks." The mayor-elect's sons, Joshua and Jordan, will took part in a mock swearing-in and then Mayor-Elect Brown spoke about the importance of civic engagement and voting. The Honorable Virginia Norton, Circuit Court Judge, participated in the historic event. "This event is designed to get the children of Jacksonville interested in government and public affairs," said committee chair Robin Rukab. "The inauguration of Mayor-Elect Alvin Brown is a historic event in Jacksonville and we want to take this opportunity to engage kids so that when they do turn 18, they'll register to vote." The event also included three separate tours of City Hall, the Main Library and the Museum of Contemporary Art Jacksonville (MOCA). For more information on the Jax Youth Tennis Association's fall season 10 and Under Tennis program visit www.jaxyouthtennis.com. CREATIVE HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR WINS TUITION SCHOLARSHIP TO THE ART INSTITUTE OF JACKSONVILLE The Art Institute of Jacksonville and Americans for the Arts Poster Design Competition Awards $3,000 in Tuition Scholarships to Local High School Student High school senior, Brianna Gibbs of Kingsland, Georgia took first place at the local level of The Art Institutes and Americans for the Arts life is better with art in itŽ Poster Design Competition. Brianna Gibbs first place win earned her a $3,000 tuition scholarship to attend The Art Institute of Jacksonville, a branch of Miami International University of Art & Design. As the first place winner, Gibbs design was entered into the national stage of the competition, in which she will compete against other local winners from across North America for up to a full-tuition scholarship to an Art Institutes school. The competition was open to graduating high school seniors interested in pursuing an education in design. Students submitted an original poster design, a current high school transcript and a designer statement. In May, a panel of industry professionals selected by The Art Institutes schools assessed each local winners poster design based on the specified criteria by visiting the posters and designers statements on The Art Institutes website. We were very impressed by the winning entries in The Art Institute of Jacksonvilles Poster Design Competition,Ž said Brian Mazur, president. These students showed great imagination and strong vision in every part of their designs. Every year we find our expectations exceeded by all entrants enthusiasm and their drive to explore their creativity. This year was no exception!Ž To find out more about the Poster Design Competition, visit www.artinstitutes.edu/postercompetition. To find out more about The Art Institute of Jacksonville, visit www.artinstitutes.edu/jacksonville. First Coast Virtual Job Fair July 11-15, 2011The next 2011 First Coast Virtual Job Fair (VJF) begins at midnight July 11 and continues through 11:59 p.m. on July 15. It is the third of four being offered this year by WorkSource, along with Florida State College at Jacksonville. A variety of jobs, from entry-level to management, will be available. Job seekers will be able to view and apply for these jobs by visiting http://www.firstcoastvirtualjobfair.org/default.cfm. The most recent VJF, held in April 2011, had more than 2,300 job seekers registered. Eighty-six employers registered, with 662 jobs offered for applicants. A free Web-based training manual, the VJF Handbook, is available by going to http://fscj.edu/vjobfair/hndbk_1-1.html. The Handbook guides novices and experienced job seekers through the basics for those who need them, with tips on resume building and ways for everyone to bestpresent their skills to prospective employers. Additionally, a video option is available for each section. Industry, educational and media organizations can learn more about how to become involved in this exceptional response to the regions employment needs by contacting Elizabeth Cochran-Brown at WorkSource at (904) 798-9229, ext 2212 or by e-mail at ecochran@worksourcefl.com.

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JULY 2, 2011THE STARPR 2 PREP RAP PREP RAP L.E.A.D.E.R.S.H.I.P. 1ST is repairing decaying communities by investing in youth African American Nampa, Idaho-based national community development organization L.E.A.D.E.R.S.H.I.P. 1ST through its nonprofit arm, L.E.A.D.E.R.S.H.I.P. 1ST For America, will host a free Mentoring Challenge To You (MC2U)Ž Youth Summit at Northwest Nazarene University Brandt Center Swayne Auditorium on Thursday, July 7, 2011, from 8:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The Answer Lies WithinŽ is the summit theme. Guests will hear national and regional gang, law enforcement, and mental health experts discuss remedies for at-risk youth in our communities. View speaker bios here. The Mentoring Challenge To YouŽ (MC2U) is based on strategic forecasting by L.E.A.D.E.R.S.H.I.P. 1ST Intervention Specialist, Hakim Hazim. The task at hand is that of formulating successful mentoring strategies and programs nationwide for at-risk young people,Ž says, Hakim Hazim, This is the burden of every interested and responsible adult and we need a commitment,Ž adds Hazim. During the event, representatives from the National Police Athletic League (P.A.L.) will recognize L.E.A.D.E.R.S.H.I.P. 1ST as a national partner. L.E.A.D.E.R.S.H.I.P. 1ST has created proven, successful curriculum and trainings for working with at-risk youth and law enforcement, gaining them a strong rapport with P.A.L. We are excited to partner with L.E.A.D.E.R.S.H.I.P. 1ST,Ž said Mike Dillyhon, executive director for the National P.A.L. We look forward to a partnership that enhances our chapters ability to work with communities through the L.E.A.D.E.R.S.H.I.P. 1ST Mentoring Challenge To You initiative.Ž Likewise, L.E.A.D.E.R.S.H.I.P. 1ST President & CEO, Derrick Boles, views the partnership with the National P.A.L. as a community tipping point. We are honored to work with the National P.A.L. on key issues that affect our at-risk youth,Ž said Boles. Now that such tools are being made available, the question now is: when will our communities begin taking responsibility for our future?Ž Also, Women of L.E.A.D.E.R.S.H.I.P. 1ST, a new project to equip and mentor girls and women to successfully face societal challenges, will be introduced at the summit. A special thank you to Comfort Inn Suites for donated lodging and door prize. Major event sponsors include Mount Zion Bank and State Farm Insurance. State Farms mission is to help people realize their dreams,Ž said State Farm Public Affairs Specialist Maria Ventura. We are proud to support L.E.A.D.E.R.S.H.I.P 1ST efforts to provide education initiatives and leadership development for all teens.Ž The National Police Athletics/Activities Leagues, Inc. exists to prevent juvenile crime and violence by providing civic, athletic, recreational and educational opportunities and resources to PAL Chapters. For more information, please visit www.nationalpal.org ACF announces $150 million in available funding for Responsible Fatherhood and Healthy Marriage Grants The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families, Office of Family Assistance today announced the availability of funding for four discretionary grant awards totaling $150 million for Healthy Marriage and Responsible Fatherhood grants. These grants will go to help fathers meet their parenting and financial responsibilities to their children and assist married couples or those considering marriage in building strong relationships with each other and their children. To invest in the success of fathers is to invest in the future of our children, our economy, and our communities,Ž said HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. This funding provides organizations in underserved communities with the tools they need to promote responsible parenting, to encourage healthy marriage and relationships, and to remove barriers to financial security and self-sufficiency.Ž The Responsible Fatherhood program has $75 million in new funding intended to promote or sustain responsible parenting, marriage and economic stability. The Healthy Marriage program has $75 million in new funding intended for pre-marital education; marriage enhancement programs; divorce reduction programs; marriage mentoring programs; and skills programs that may include parenting skills, financial management, conflict resolution and job and career advancement. The funding opportunity announcements made available today include: €Community-Centered Healthy Marriage and Relationship grants support programs that have the capacity and proven track record of providing a broad range of healthy marriage and relationship skills training. €Pathways to Responsible Fatherhood grants support organizations that demonstrate the ability to successfully promote responsible fatherhood, including economic stability, responsible parenting, and healthy marriage and relationship skills. €Community-Centered Responsible Fatherhood Ex-Prisoner Re-Entry Pilot Project grants support re-entry programs that provide Responsible Fatherhood preand post-release case management services to recently released or re-entering fathers and mothers. €National Resource Center for Strategies to Promote Healthy Marriage grants support the development, implementation and management of a resource center to gather, develop, and disseminate information and research related to promoting healthy marriage. We recognize the need for fathers to be present in their childrens lives,Ž said George Sheldon, HHS acting assistant secretary for children and families. These funding opportunities bring us closer to preparing more fathers to nurture and take full responsibility for their children and for couples to sustain healthy relationships.Ž For more information on the Office of Family Assistance visit http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ofa/. For more information regarding these Funding Opportunity Announcements visit http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa.

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H. and teaching me water safety. 1. closing my bedroom windows 2. whipping up your special ________ 3. taking me to _________ at the lake 4. sledding in the __________ 5. teaching me how to ride my __________ 6. showing me how to __________ in the pool 7. helping me to study my __________ 8. playing a __________ Dads do so much for us! Fathers Day is a great time to do something special for our Dads. Ive been saving my money to take Dad for a game of mini-golf. Im designing and sewing a new tie for my Father. Im going to help Dad wash and wax the car. My Dad helps me with homework when I get a little stuck. Thanks, Grandpa, for taking us to the circus, zoo, on picnics and to swimming lessons! 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JULY 2, 2011THE STARPR 4 PREP RAP PREP RAP Youth Section Youth Section Jacksonville Teens Named North Americas Top Bankers in Junior Achievement Virtual CompetitionCiti Foundation Sponsored Program Gives Students Valuable Financial and Business-Management Skills Colorado Springs, Colo. „ A student team from Wolfson High School in Jacksonville, Fla., took first place in the Junior Achievement (JA) Banks in Action 2011 North American Virtual Competition, an online Battle of the BanksŽ that tests teens business and money-management skills. The exciting contest, which was funded by the Citi Foundation and organized with the leadership and volunteer participation of Citi employees, required participants from Canada, Guam and the United States to work their way through an economic recovery scenario to maximize profits and rise to the top of the banking industry. Florida Bank,Ž comprised of team members Alen Kaidic, Lexus Walton and Meri Logoreci from Junior Achievement of North Florida, emerged victorious, with CHILL Bank,Ž representing JA of South Texas-San Antonio, coming in at a close second. Third place went to Academy Bank,Ž also from San Antonio. This annual competition culminates JA Banks in Action, one of a number of hands-on experiences that the organization offers to promote economic empowerment for young people. Geared to high school students, JA Banks in Action demystifies finance and the basic concepts, functions and history of banking, while exposing students to the many career paths in the financial services industry The program also teaches young people how to become better citizens and smarter consumers. The annual competition begins with classroom activities and proceeds to the online rounds. The JA Banks in Action North American Virtual Competition is an exciting opportunity for students to experience the value of acquiring solid financial, teamwork and decision-making skills and strategies,Ž said Sean C. Rush, president and chief executive officer of JA Worldwide. Were grateful to Citi for joining Junior Achievement to inspire young people to meet the realities and opportunities of business in the 21st-century global economy.Ž Junior Achievement combines financial capability-building and life preparation in their programs for young people,Ž said Barbara Romani, Citi Community Development State Director for Florida and South Region Director. We are pleased to support and participate in JAs programs year after year because they are so impactful.Ž In 2007, JA Banks in Action expanded from its roots in Latin America to become a global program. Today, with Citi Foundation support, the program reaches over 70,000 students from 33 countries annually. In the United States, more than 5,000 students in 14 markets participated in the program during the 2009-2010 school year. The Citi Foundation is one of largest contributors to Junior Achievement globally. Since 2004, the Foundation has invested more than $11.6 million in the growth and development of JA Banks in Action. Citi Foundations support for the program is part of Citi and Citi Foundations 10-year, $200 million commitment to financial capability, which began in 2004. Citi employees also invest in students futures by volunteering to teach financial education and responsible business skills to young people in the classroom. Three Duval County High Schools were Recognized by Newsweek Magazine as Top Public High Schools Jacksonville, FL … Three Duval County schools have been recognized as America's top public high schools by Newsweek Magazine, with one of the schools placing in the top five. Newsweek Magazine has been ranking high schools and creating this list for more than 10 years. Stanton College Preparatory School ranked fourth in the country for public high schools. Douglas Anderson School of the Arts and Paxon School for Advanced Studies were also listed as top schools ranking 129 and 170, respectively. This recognition is such a great accomplishment for these schools as it highlights the success of our students in the core areas of education,Ž said Superintendent Ed Pratt-Dannals. Every year our schools continue to excel in providing our students with a quality education and preparing them for post-secondary education and the workforce.Ž Newsweek Magazine compiled this list from more than 1,100 high schools in the country that submitted internal data. This year the magazine developed a new methodology in calculating the rankings. The new criteria has six components: graduation rate (25%), college matriculation rate (25%), and AP tests taken per graduate (25%), plus average SAT/ACT scores (10%), average AP/IB scores (10%), and AP courses offered per graduate (5%). For more information and to see the complete list of rankings, visit Newsweek.com.

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C&J1 C M Y K Crime and Justice Crime and JusticeA Publication of the Florida Star and Georgia Star JULY 2, 2011THE STARC&J 1 As an African American newspaper, we basically report on offenses committed by African Americans. Please note that in our observations, weekly reports show that African Americans DO NOT commit the largest percentage of criminal offenses in this ar ea. Felon Who Supplied Drugs to Jacksonville Apartments Tracked Down Michael Anthony Stokes, 33, was arrested by officers of the Crime Free Multi-Housing unit, which started in 2008 to help heighten up patrols and security in apartment complexes filled with criminal activity. Seventyfour complexes are enlisted in this program and landlords are required to cooperate to prevent drug-related and violent crimes. Stokes was said to be seen being involved in drug related activities in one of the apartment complexes that is said to be the most notorious in Jacksonville. Police decided to watch Stokes the next day and monitor him. They followed him to a CVSparking lot where they saw him park his silver truck next to a black Jeep, which they suspected to be a drug deal. Police continued to follow him as he was leaving. The truck started to speed and drive on the wrong side of the road until he was stopped by police and several bags of cocaine were found in the truck. The officers went to search Stokes house with his permission and found two handguns, a rifle, 115 ammunition hollow-point bullets, several large freezer bags of cocaine, cash and drug paraphernalia. His two children that lived with him were taken to their grandparents. Prior to his recent convitions, records also show that he was convicted of drug charges in 2007, where he spent 22 months in jail, and in 2010, where he was on probation for three years. Stokes was arrested on multiple charges including trafficking in cocaine, possession of a firearm by a felon, and violation of probation. Michael Anthony StokesMan Rapes Woman After Abducting Her from Walmart Parking LotGets LifeA 39-year-old woman was on her way to work at Walmart while she was in the parking lot of Walmart at 5 a.m., where she was suddenly approached by a man driving a Jeep. The man was Joseph Curtis Williams, 30, who started to beat her until she was unconscious. He then threw her into his vehicle and drove a half mile behind Walmart. As the victim started to regain consciousness, she tried to fight back after being beaten and raped by Williams. She was then left and abandoned in the woods where police found her at about an hour and a half later. Footage of the abduction was caught on surveillance cameras. The victim survived the rape and was able to describe what happened in the incident at court. "In my years as a prosecutor, this is one of the most egregious cases and one of the most violent crimes that I have seen," said District Attorney Jackie Johnson. Williams was arrested that day at about 8 p.m. on charges of rape, kidnapping with bodily injury, aggravated assault and aggravated battery. He was also sentenced to two consecutive life prison terms without parole and 20 years.JSOEmployee Leaks Information of Undercover Cops to CriminalsAn employee of Jacksonvilles Sheriffs Office was arrested for illegally distributing confidential information. Kenitra Monae Casper, 27, worked in the JSO records office where she had access to the files of undercover narcotic agents of Jacksonville. She sent information and photos of these undercover cops to other criminals and drug dealers she knew via text messages and emails. Her office IDnumber and password was used to gain access to the database and obtain information. At least one drug dealer had information of an undercover cop that was received from Casper. The cop was then relocated to a different area in Jacksonville. Release of such information can put Caspers employees in danger, who are involved in hunting down criminals in drug deals. The last thing you want is for you to think they don't know who you are and, in fact, they do know who you are,Ž said Undersheriff Dwain Senterfitt. Casper worked in the office for about seven years. The only trouble she had gotten into in the past was when she was reprimanded for abuse of leaving work too often. She will no longer work at the office and is being charged with a total of 14 counts of disclosure or use of confidential criminal justice information, a third-degree felony, nine counts of official misconduct, a third-degree felony, three counts of misuse of confidential information, a first-degree misdemeanor, and three counts of obstructing justice, a first-degree misdemeanor. Kenitra Monae Casper Joseph Curtis Williams

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JULY 2, 2011THE STARC&J 2 SSSHH! From Actual Police ReportsDid You Hear About?... Did You Hear About?... EDITORS NOTE: All suspects are deemed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. The Sheriffs Office reports are a matter of public record. The Star seeks to educate in the hope of keeping our community safe. Call, Write, Email, or Fax to us titled: CONNECTION $10 -3 Lines of text only ( Total 18 words ) With PICTURE included $25. Contact G @ 904-766-8834 or Email G@thefloridastar.com send all correspondents to P.O. Box 40629 Jacksonville, FL 32203 Five Suspects Arrested for Armed Robbery at WalmartFive Suspects were arrested for involvement in an armed robbery that occurred at a Walmart store at 6767 103rd Street. Deangelo Senior, Joszef Prince, and Eddie Hester entered the business. Suspect Prince was armed during the incident. The suspects forced the manager into the office, demanding money. The three suspects collected the money and fled the business. Suspect Senior had actually attempted to carry out a large container of cash, but due to the fact police were approaching, he threw the money down and attempted to flee. The three suspects that had entered the business were apprehended by police as they ran from the business. Suspects Paul Jones and Lee Howard were arrested just prior to the incident, after an alert officer observed them prowling near the public library, down the street from the business that was robbed. Eddie Hester Lee Howard Paul Jones JozsefPrince Deangelo Senior Road Alert in Downtown Jacksonville on Independence Day The Acosta Bridge and the Main Street Bridge will be closed to all pedestrian traffic and vehicular traffic from 9:30 p.m. … 10:30 p.m. on Monday, July 4. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will post temporary road closures and delays on the I-95 message boards at that time. Road Closures from Friday, July 1… Monday, July 4 €Pearl Street from Water Street to the St. Johns River will be closed from Friday, July 1 at 8 a.m. thru Monday, July 4 at midnight. €Sister Cities Plaza from Hogan Street to the cul-de-sac will be closed from Friday, July 1 at 8 a.m. thru Monday, July 4 at midnight. Road Closures from Friday, July 1… Tuesday, July 5 €Coastline Drive from the Landing to Newnan Street will be closed from July 1 at 8 a.m. thru Tuesday, July 5 at noon. €Hogan Street from Water Street to the St. Johns River will be closed from Friday, July 1 at 8 a.m. thru Tuesday, July 5 at 6 p.m. Road Closures from Monday, July 4 … Tuesday, July 5 €Independent Drive from Hogan Street East to Laura Street will be closed from Monday, July 4 at 7 p.m. thru Tuesday, July 5 at 2:30 a.m. *Please be cautious when using fireworks in these extremely dry conditions* Being useful, yes. We know its a battle not to give in. Praying through your journey you gain Independence.Carver PrezidentŽ Askew

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JULY 2, 2011 THE STAR C&J 3Bizarre Crimes Bizarre Crimeswho, what, when...huh? Other Unusual Crimes Across the Nation Man Shakes Baby That He was Babysitting and Leaves Broken Ribs and Bleeding Brain30-year-old man, Gregory C. Council, was arrested for excessively shaking a 2-yearold baby that he was babysitting. The toddler was shaken so hard, it left broken ribs and a bleeding brain. The child survived and has recovered from the injuries. Council and the mother met through a social networking site called Myspace. They both went through what ended up being an unsuccessful relationship, but Council offered to babysit the child for her while she worked her two jobs. Council testified in court that he did not intend to hurt the child and that he would never do so. His lawyer, Robert Davis, argued that Council was used as a replacement by the childs mother to cover up for her own mistreatment of the child. Council was found guilty of aggravated child abuse and faces up to 30 years in prison. Gregory C. Council Man Steals From Boy Scouts Andre Sewell, former treasurer of a local Boy Scout Troop, stole from the troop funds. Sewell has been stealing money for 11 months to a total of about $1,400. The money that he had stole was used for himself. The Boy Scout Troop started to notice large sums of money missing during an audit and the scout master called the police, leading to Sewells arrest. Sewell was charged with grand theft, but is now out of jail on a $2,500 bond. Andre Sewell Corrections Officer Gets Drunk and Shoots Girlfriend in the Face Charles Gregg Hendrix, 50, who was a sergeant for 5-6 years, was arrested for shooting his girlfriend, Lori Anne Jestes, 41, in the face. Hendrix said that he accidentally shot her in the face when he was cleaning his gun and that there was no trouble at all in the home. Jestes survived the shot and said otherwise. She said when she came home from work, Hendrix was drinking beer and angry for no reason. An argument started after Jestes found out Hendrix called in sick for work. The fight escalated and Hendrix started hitting her in the face. The argument went on and finally Hendrix pointed a gun at Jestes face and before he pulled the trigger he said, I ought to just shoot you. Hendrix was arrested and charged with attempted first-degree murder. Woman Fights off Police by Spraying Breast Milk Delaware,OHPolice attempted to remove Stephanie Robinette from a car after she got into a fight with her husband. Robinette did not budge and informed the police that she was a breast-feeding mother. They tried to restrain her, but she did not cooperate. Suddenly, Robinette exposed her right breast and started to spray the deputies with her breast milk. She was eventually arrested and charged with domestic violence, assault, obstructing official business, resisting arrest, and disorderly conduct. Robinette apologized and did not plea guilty. University Professor Runs Online Prostitution Ring Teaneck, N.J.David Flory, 68, a physics professor who taught at Fairleigh Dickinson University since 1969, was arrested for operating a prostitution website for over three years that catered to as many as 200 prostitutes and 1,200 clients. Flory was married and a father of three. He said he did not do this for money, but as a hobby to help connect men with prostitutes. Staff and students of the university were all caught by surprised as they said he was very friendly and willing to give time to students. Flory was arrested on 40 counts of promoting prostitution and held on a $100,000 bond. Mother Kills Baby and Even Brings Him Along Shopping AfterIllinoisToyrianna Smith, 20, was hanging out at her friends place on a Wednesday night where she also spent the night with her 3-year-old daughter and baby. When Smith tried going to sleep, her baby started to cry. She tried to stop the baby from crying by putting a blanket over the babys head and striking him three or four times in the face. The baby quieted down, but started to cry again later. Smith once again put the blanket over the babys head striking him in the face three or four more times. She then pressed the baby down until his arms started to twitch and jerk. The baby finally stopped crying and stayed quiet. The next morning she dressed the dead baby up and placed him in a BabyBjorn. She took the baby with her while she went shopping for several hours. When she returned home, her neighbor suspected the baby was dead as he was not breathing and saw that there was also blood on the blanket. She called the police and when the police arrived, the baby was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The baby had been dead for 14 hours and Smith was arrested with first-degree murder. She is being held on a $1 million bond. Toyrianna Smith

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JULY 2, 2011THE STARC&J 4 PAGE B4 C M Y K Criminal Line-Up Criminal Line-Up MISSING PERSONS Name: Alexis Octavia Jennings Age: 15 Weight: 130 lbs Last seen: 6/10/11 Name: Cherise Jenelle Gordon Age: 17 Weight: 160 lbs Last seen: 6/16/11 Name: Shacard Denverdio Anderson Age: 17 Weight: 140 lbs Last seen: 6/17/11 Name: Edgar Jame Everson Age: 17 Weight: 185 lbs Last seen: 6/17/11 Name: Keyanna BreShay Williams Age: 17 Weight: 127 lbs Last seen: 6/21/11 MOST WANTED Name: Jeremy Herring Age: 35 Offense: Robbery Name: Renee J. Flowers Age: 45 Offense: Attempted Murder Name: Kristoffers Bailey Age: 24 Offense: Aggravated battery w/deadly weapon Name: Kalise Chiron Belsches Age: 24 Offense: Aggravated Battery Victim Pregnant Name: Kyle Bittle Age: 33 Offense: Child Abuse, Grand Theft Name: Shayla Collins Age : 29 Offense: Felon w/Concealed Weapon PREDATOR ALERT Name: Charlie D. Dallas Offense: Sexual Battery Name: Angelo Epps Offense: Sexual Offender/Failed to Comply Name: Jesse J. Allen Offense: Robbery w/Deadly Weapon Name: Cedric Clarke Offense: Aggravated assault w/Weapon Citizens with tips are encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS. You can remain anonymous and become eligible for a reward. Name: Gwendolyn E. Cole Offense: Battery upon person 65/Older Name: Mario Stepps Offense: sex crime against victim under 12 BACK ON THE STREET ON THE LOOKOUT Sex Offender on the Loose The Jacksonville Sheriffs Office is currently looking for absconded sex offender, Walter James Matthews. There is an active warrant for his arrest. To the right are his different looks. Anyone with any information about this crime or knows the whereabouts of the suspect is asked to contact the Jacksonville Sheriffs Office at (904) 630-0500 or emailJSOCrime@jaxsheriff.org. To remain anonymous and receive a possible reward, contact Crime Stoppers at 1866-845-TIPS or email them at rewards@fccrimestoppers.com