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Editor: H.F. Sigismund Reeves, <Jan. 6, 1967-Dec. 27, 1968>.
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approve-d cotoesR TrIMu Ledbetter Fair Pay Act in 2009, giving women who are paid meum
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placed David Souter and John Paul Stevens, respectively.
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VOLUME 90 NUMBER 12 -MIAMI, FLORIDA, NOVEMBER 14-20, 2012 50 cents

FMU president fired:

Speculation swirls over 'questionable behavior'

Dr. Henry Lewis, III
Former FMU Presid e

By D. Kevin McNeir and greater heights. Now, according to the University's board of trustees,
Lewis has been released from his
When Dr. Henry Lewis, I1, 62, was position, effective Thursday, Nov. 8th. chosen to serve as Florida Memorial Taking over his job as acting presiUniversity's 12th president less than dent is Dr. Mary O3anner a senior two years ago, there was great an- academic administrator and chief of ticipation that he would take South staff at FMU. She will be responsible Florida's only historically-Black col- for all day-to-day operations of the lege and university [HBCU] to new Please turn to FMU 10A "
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FAMU's $3ooK offer rejected*
Trustees of FloriChampions unmoved as hazing suit continues da A&M University
By Denise-Marie Ordway Sr. were "insulted" by the offer and directed their legal
and Stephen Hudak have rejected it, said the family's at- team a few months
torney, Christopher Chestnut, who ago to try to settle -AP Photo/Chris Carlson
FAMU has offered to pay $300,000 did not saywhat amount might be ac- the wrongful-death
to the family of drum major Robert ceptable. CHAMPION lawsuit that the
Champion, who died after a hazing "The family remains concerned that Caposflder
aboard a charter bus in Orlando last FAMU is not taking this as seriously lier this year. Rick Mitchell, an attor- B A MA WIN S
November. as it should,' Cnestiut said Tiurs- ley ,bceiw g FAiv., tiocn ie
But Pamela and Robert Champion day. Please turn to OFFER 6A : President Barack Obama speaks at his election night party Wednesday,
: Nov. 7, in Chicago. President Obama defeated Republican challenger former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney.
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canvasing board says thuat -tlhe were put in the wrong .etraeus s cainidal
Byf D. Kevinp Mc~ai plce Really? Addingimore material for late night comneleedysaditscutmayfor moe o~s to be added :continu es to grow
It's~ ~ ~ bee 12vassneFoia'itnuse'isl otett l ni theNo.' 18th final cetfication, It's
inth 200prsiel4 i debaclend mnade the phas unla f h en votes thatsuddenly appear in~ large By Elisabeth Bumiller

IePERTH, Australia Gen. John
havent learned from our msae.Please turn to LECTIONS 6A R. Allen, the top American and
NATO commander in Afghani3'hs stan, has become ensnared in
Be the scandal over an extramarital
B affair acknowledged by David H.
By Jo96 P6rez of a rant he posted on The January hearing, : Petraeus, a former general. his personal Facebook which will be open to the : eral Allen is being investigated for
page will be on January public, is the latest epi- : what a senior defense official said
The hearing to review the demotion 14, 2013. On Facebook, sode in a continuing story early Tuesday was "inappropriate
earlier this year of Miami-Dade Coun- Beckmann disparaged that started last spring communication" with Jill Kelley,
ty fire fighter Brian Beckmsann for de- the judge in the Trayvon when Beckmann's com- a woman in Tampa, Fla., who was
risive comments he posted online has Martin murder case as ments were originally : seen by Mr. Petraeus's lover as a
been set for January, an official with well as Blacks in gener- posted online. Although : rival for his attentions.
the County Attorney's Office informed al. "The date has been the comments were re- : Inastatemnt released to report-DADH.PTAU
the Miami Times. William Candela set in stone," said Can- BEC:KMANN moved and the Facebook : ers on his plane en route to Aus- "a matter involving" General Allen
said that Beckmann's appeals hearing dela who Will argue on account was soon removed, :tralia early "Tesday, Defense Sec- to the Pentagon.
to reverse his May 14, 2012 demotion behalf of Miami-Dade County to up- the image of the page posting was : retary Leon E. Panetta said that Panetta turned the matter over from Captain to fire fighter as a result hold that disciplinary action. Please turn to BEgCKlAN 1OA : the F.B.I. on Sunday had referred Please turn to SCANDAL 1OA

... .......to79percent in 2016 when
May ebu tat' atal rde f r ep blian q i~ A i{ j Obama's presidency ends,
By....Wcka a n202 u ts nhsvcor vrR-1 cording an Electon Day poll
inpa n21, adpublican Mitt Romney i L.~ 'commissioned by the NAACP.
ii Shortly after the official out- the Civil rights lead- w11 not automatically "There is a sigificant dissatcome of Florida's votig in the er, whOse organiza- [go to the. Democratic isfaction with the (Democratic)
presidential election, was an- tion registered neal at addt h Y ngnrlta h at
nounced :this week, I was on 433,000 Voters tis tries to succeed Obama Please turn to GOP 10OA
t he phone with NAACP Presi-year ile Presidenit in 2016.dent Ben Jealous, Who wat Obama appears to be -Although 93 percent At the Democratic convened to tlkmore about the nex the biggest beneficiary WlCKHAM of Blacks were enthu- tion, delegates frohi Illinois
White House campaign than -of the NAACP's efforts, siastic about votingcebrtafrthnmnteone jutcmltdJealous warns that the sup- Democratic this year, ta
"TeBlack vote saved the port Black voters gave Obama number is projected to drop tion of Barack Obama for
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still persists
A s we watched the election results last Tuesday no e ri
night with bated breath, the division that exists

n this State and the U.S. become sadly appar- t
ent. On the one hand, there were those who were elated
over the successful re-election of President Barack Obama .'I
- optimistic, euphoric and ready for another four years.
Then there were those who were in mourning over the "unexpected" loss of businessman and former governor Mitt
Romney. In fact, since the election, we've even heard talk le
of more than a dozen states, led by Texas, that say they Electon 2012 a new America spoke
want to secede from the United States. I .So much for voter suppres- namics are utterly reversed. lysts attributed this spike in margins and I thin
Obama even won the State of Florida although it took an sion. So much for the enthu- Don't take my word for it. Listen turnout to the novelty of being less to do with specific policies unbelievable four days for the final numbers to be post- siasm gap. So much for the to the conservative bloviators able to vote for a Black major- than with broader issues of ed by elections personnel. So while the margin of victory idea that smug, self-appointed who were so convinced that Mitt party presidential candidate. identity and privilege. I think may not have been particularly large, in a democracy what arbiters of what is genuinely Romney would defeat Obama, This year, some pollsters fac- that when Blacks saw Repubmatters most is not if you win big but that you win. And "American" were going to "take perhaps in a landslide, and tored into their projections the licans treat Obama with open Obama did win. Perhaps that was the easy part because back" the country, as if it had proceed to undo everything the assumption that the Black vote disrespect and try their best
now as Republican supporters and political analysts re- somehow been stolen. Last president has accomplished, would decline to a more "nor- to undermine his legitimacy,
mind us, we still have a very fractured country. So much Tuesday, millions of voters sent Radio host Rush Limbaugh was mal" 11 percent. But on Tues- they were offended. When Laa resounding message to the tinos heard Republicans insist
so, that they are talking about forming their own country. take-it-back crowd: You won't. r h r every 10 voters T a there should be no compassion
Ws all clearly rhetoric right? Maybe it's just sore losers You can't. It's our country, too. NI LhI rg I T for undocumented immigrants,
hoping for another opportunity to vent their anger and dis- President Obama and Demo- were minorities. Blacks chose Obama by 93 percent, I believe they were angered.
appointment. More likely it's the next step for those who, crats scored what can only be NU Latinos by '71 percent, and Asian-Americans, the, na- When Asian-American .s 'hear .d adhere to the philosophy of the Tea Party and other ultra- seen as a comprehensive vic- tiQ-'s fastest-growing minority, by73 percnt Republicans speak of China
conservatives who promised when Obama was first elected tory. Obama won the popular in almost "Yellow Peril" terms,
that their sole mission was to make sure he did not get a vote convincingly and the elec- I imagine they were insulted.
second term in the White House. toral vote wasn't even close. In a almost wistful. Sean Hannity, day, Blacks once again were Last Tuesday, the America of
year when it was hard to imag- on, his radio show, was angry. 13 percent of all voters and today asserted itself. Four years The elephant in the room is no mystery. Citizens in this ine how Democrats could avoid As is often the case, Fox News probably played an even bigger ago, the presidential election country are at odds because the White House has a Black losing seats in the Senate, they host Bill O'Reilly was a bit more role than this number would was about Barack Obama and resident. Racism has been the psychological illness from won seats and increased their perceptive: "The white estab- indicate in re-electing Obama. history. This time, it was about which this country has suffered for hundreds of years. It majority. Republicans did keep lishment is now the minority," Nationwide, roughly three us who we are as a nation has changed its face and the methods of racists bent on control of the House but to call he said, before it was clear that of every 10 voters Tuesday and a multihued, multicultural
maintaining white privilege have changed and evolved. But this a "status quo" election is Obama would win. "The demo- were minorities. Blacks chose future. at the end of the day, what we face in this country is not absurd. graphics are changing. It's not Obama by 93 percent, Lati- Eugene Robinson is a Pulitzer
After the 2010 midterm elec- a traditional America anymore." nos by 71 percent, and Asian- Prize-winning newspaper coldifferences over class, gender or religion. As enlightened as tion, Republicans had the ini- No, Bill, it's not. Blacks made Americans, the nation's fast- umnist and the former assistant we profess to be, our country is still saddled by a two-party tiative and Democrats were up a record 13 percent of the est-growing minority, by 73 managing editor of The Washsystem that has this country polarized. reeling. After Tuesday, the dy- electorate in 2008. Many ana- percent. These are astounding ington Post.
On the morning following the election, Obama said that
the U .S. is "more than a' collection .of red states and blue
states." But we believe he was being hopeful amidst a sea
of skeptics. The awful truth is that we are a collection of _BY J .... Co......
whites and "coloreds" where race still matters.

commissioners Black America mustlook beyond the elections
Over the past year or so, I have Artur Davis, and Allen West, -reciprocity for our votes? ton-oriented meeting that will be m ust m mentor tom borrow 's been wondering how Black folks Black folks love Obama. But On the other hand, if Romney comprised of some of the nation's
m u t m n o o o r wwould react to the election out- many white people just toler- had won, we would have prob- top thinkers, businesspeople, acleaders today come. Two questions kept com- ate Romney; they aren't in love ably declared 30 days of mourn- tivists, educators, religious leading to mind: What will we do if with him. Besides, many of them ing? We may have resigned our- ers, politicians, college students Obama wins? What will we do if couldn't care less who wins be- selves to no progress for the next and economists. Black people he apparent rift between County Commissioner Romney wins? Let's make it per- cause they know who and what four years and would have set- must work together to define our
Audrey Edmonson and Candidate Keon Hardemon sonal: What will you do? really controls this country, and fled for whatever happened dur- own political, economic, educa= that surfaced during their appearance on Michael Four years ago I wrote a simi- they are holding a can't-losie ing that period. Of course Hanni- tion al ahid social agenda .. We
Putney's Sunday morning news show on the eve of the lai:article. titled, '"The 'Morning hand. '' L t 7Limbaugh, ,.Beck;"arid 1 the'.e iust e string a, c esiv in
elections may have served as a precursor of what's in store After," that dealt with what Black So what do we do since Barack others would have gloated and 'our approach if we" awat to be on the local political scene. Talented-but unseasoned can- folks would do after the inaugu- won a second term? Well, for rubbed salt into the wounds of counted at the decision-making didates will begin to emerge with the hopes' of success- ration of Barack Obama. Let's sure there will be dancing in the Obama supporters. But what tables of criminal and social jusface it; we'blew it, y'all. Now let's the' streets again, tears and eu- will yoti do now that Obama has tice, economic empowerment, fully challenging veterans that know their way around the see if we learned anything., phoria, and a whole lot of Praise been declared the winner? There educational excellence and poCounty and how to win. While voters have had their say Black people are "all in" for the Lords, Hallelujahs, and are answers and plans that have litical inclusion; and it matters
and have now determined that county commissioners can Barack, Obama, so we knew Amens. But will we settle for been developed long before this not who is the President. There is
only serve a maximum of two four-year terms. Yes, the would be sackcloth and ashes a big celebration and then go election. Ron Daniels has been much work to do, and it doesn't
times they are a-changing. if he had lost in the.'Electoral home and fall asleep again, the planning the State of the Black matter wvho"lives at 1600 PennWhat this means is that there will be more opportunities College, where all presidential way we did four years ago? Or, World Conference for some time sylvania Avenue. The work must in just a few years for younger minds, often unseasoned in elections are decided. The same will understand that now our now, part of which is dedicated to be'done, and we must do it. the ways of local government, to made a viable run for a scenario took place among Rom- work has just begun? Will we our "appropriate" action after the Jim, Clingman, founder of the fhn i ney supporters after he lost; make the same missteps during presidential election no matter Greater Cincinnati African Americounty commission post. We can anticipate seeing an in- less weeping and gnashing of the second term as we did dur- which candidate won. Daniels is can Cham'er of Commerce and is crease in these opportunities and therefore more up-and- teeth, yes, but still there was re- ing the first? Will we organize bringing the Conference to How- one of the- nation's most prolific coming candidates, like Hardemon, coming to the 'fore- morse. For the most part, other and mobilize our efforts around ard University in Washington, writer ctieconomic empowerment front. They will not have to r-un. against long-entrenched than Herman Cain, Mia 'Love, a common goal? Will we seek D.C. November 14-18. It's a solu- for Blacks.> incumbents that have the war chests and backing of a
larger constituency of citizens and business owners. Edmonson herself has said that her conCerni is that as more
County commissioners are termed out and leave the board,
that there will one day be a majority of members who lack e p o m n e e n c e tb

Believe that Edmonson may indeed be on to some-. .v:. ....
thing here. But instead of bemoaning a sad and tragic fu- Now that the election is ficially unemployed for more area, as many as half of the Our nation's siuto s
ture where Miami-Dade County, 'itself larger than over a over and Barack Obamna has than half a year. They have Black male population does not simply about an election, dozen states, may fall into a state 'of lethargy and ill-pre- been re-elected, it's time that been looking for work for an not wor~k. but about a. matter of direcpared commissioners, maybe the thing to dlo now is to be- Blacks. turn their focus to average of 41 weeks. I cannot Black activists, especially tion. Too many of us think gin identifying and then mentoring potential replacements. some very critical issues -- is- imagine the pain and misery those who have access, must that voting is the most we sues that must be faced not that is reflected in such a long rerhdnd-our president of this can do, not. the least we can County Commissioners like Dennis Moss, Barbara Jor- only in the next few weeks but job search. One wonders how data. They .must suggest that do, Too many of us have esdan and Audrey Edmonson have been in the game for also in the next few years. many of these folks have left there is a coordinated and chaewed the role of community
someimeand achis olitcalastue .eoug torcgie Teuepomn aer- 'the labor market because they comprehensive response to the agitator and activist. Way too
talent. We. urge them to start working with 'and' talking to port that was released several have-'bcome discouraged. At disproportionate exclusion of many of us feel that profesyoun.ger, B lack men and women who may be interested in weeks ago was good news for the same time, the data Shows Blacks in our economy. When sional success and commuleading their community at the county. commission level. the President. The unemploy- that more than 600,000. peo- Blacks are marginalized in the nity involvement are mutuWecnoafodt os hs sasadthrfr orvie menit rate ticked up just a ple returadd to the labor'force labor, market, the whole of our ally exclusive. Too many of
We annt~afor tolos thseSeas ad fadrfor ou v~ce tiny bit, from 7.8 to 7.9 per- as a resuIt of recent trends. nation suffers. Any unused us fail to understand that our in Miami-Dade County becausewe remained idie instead cent. But beyond the good The most discouraging data human capital is a drain on personal success germinates
of preparig for war in the time of peace.. news, there are issues of con- comes from hidden unem- our economy and society. The from community activity. The
________________________________ cern. For example, the Black ployment and other measures brain drain that is a result of unemployment rate data is a
.... a : unemployment rate rose sig- of unemployment. The 7.8 high unemployment rates will monthly reminder of the State

Tlve~rfl comes ~ ~ ~dtfilomnai percent., Black womenn took' ployment is' reported as 14.6 is f0 c~l~ed attention on Rom- satisfied with the facts, what
'aswel s llo:e:rtateial in the nesapr Sc feembak'rakes fo a healthy 'most of ile'it,'tt .employ- percent. Thus, the Black un- nley's 47" percent. The focus will we do to change them?
diaoge an~g6ur readlerhio n 'h cmity Ltes must,' however, 'h meiti'~teS t siiig 'om 10.9 to employmentrate of 14.3 'pern on" education improvements Julianne Malveaux is a I 0wrso~ls', brief~and'tothe po i an1myh dtd for grammar," ;stle 12.4 percent.' Udaih'hile, un- cent translates to an overall in China and India are really Washington, D.C. -based econan aj~Ql eters muf be 'sigaiidms nld thonme, address and emploYment for' Blak males Black unemployment rate a focus on the failure of our omist and writer. She is Presiteep~~iu~ierof te Wriier o prssf cfringauthorship. Send let- dropped from 14.2 'to 14.1 i : ef, 26.4 percent. That means nation to fully invest in higher dent Emerita of Bennett Coltes o:Lttrsto he Editor, he MaiTms 0 N.W, 54th Streetr, Miami, FL percent. Still, more than 5 more than one-in-four Blacks education, especially for those lege for Women in Greensboro,
33127, or faxthe0t 305-757-5770; Email: kcer, million people have been of- is unemployed. In some urban who are underrepresented. N. C.




Sandy's 'residents' Katrina's 'refugees'
Last week tropical -cyclone ond, it's interesting how those Where was our national gov- other agencies a th Sandy ravaged the Northeast- displaced by Sandy have been ernment? Two days after the together to provide relief. Soern U.S. It was one of the larg- referred to as "residents" while greatest national disaster in much-so, the Republican Goverest and fiercest storms to hit those displaced by Katrina were U.S. history wasplaying out be- nor of New Jersey and staunch the East Coast in years causing referred to by the Associated fore our very eyes on national Obama critic Chris Christie widespread flooding, power out- Press and other media sources television, this nation's leader called President Obama's efforts ages and damage. Two of the as "refugees." George Walker Bushwas 3,400 "outstanding." The President exhardest hit areas on the East As we reflect upon Katrina and miles away playing the guitar at edited the designation of New
Coast were New Jersey and New Jersey as a disaster area and
York. As the television networks he victims of Sandy have seen a much different re- was on the ground surveying the
took viewers into the boroughs 0sse. The Obama administration immediately sprang damage the next day.
We should all be angry with of the "Jersey Shore" as well as into action providing the assistance needed in the re- As one listens to the victims
Staten Island, I was struck by of Sandy, standing in front of
tecntlan stbetweenthecvr-ck b gion. FEMA, the National Guard, the Red Cross and other agencies heaps of debris that were once Scott and the GOP Legislature tae contrast between the coverage of Sandy and the coverage of are there working together to provide relief. their homes, they talk about reEvery citizen of the U.S., 18 publican, Democrat, Indepen- Hurricane Katrina. building. Too many victims of
or older has the right to vote. dent, undecided or any other First, one could walk away peer into the mirror of history, a country and western show in Katrina are still trying to return. But some here in Florida were type of voter, you should have from watching the coverage of we see mostly poor people of all California. In the wake of Sandy it's resirecently unable to exercise the right to cast your ballot. Sandy with the impression that colors, ethnic groups, and ages. The victims of Sandy have dents vs. refugees. Residents retheir' right. It is not because Normally; a person can vote areas such as Harlem and Red We see children sitting on.roof seen a much different response. build, refugees relocate. you don't have a voter's- regis- in less than 15 minutes. Be- Hook in New York were not im- tops, the elderly floating on mat- The Obama administration im- Dr. Wilmer Leon is the productration card. It is not, because cause this ballot was loaded acted by the storm and their tresses, and crowds of Ameri- mediately sprang into action er/host of the nationally broadyou somehow lost your right up with inane constitutional residents are not in need of as- cans huddled under highway providing the assistance needed cast talk radio program "Inside due to a past criminal history. amendments created by spe- sistance. I know they are be- overpasses in the searing heat in the region. FEMA, the Na- the Issues' and an instructor at The reason that you had to cial interest groups, the aver- cause I've talked with them. Sec- without food and water. tional Guard, the Red Cross and Howard University. wait in line five hours to vote' age voter took over an hour to
and had to give up due. You read the ballot and vote. This
had to get back to work or you meant that the waiting time to B aKA A. SB Z PROEC 21
have a disability that forced vote went'up exponentially.
you to cut your wait short or In this election year, when j
you were illand couldn't toler- the margin between the candi- AhCnrth ate the long lines, dates is so close, it is an absoWho's to blame? The blame lute travesty that anyone who Years ago, some conservatives nomical' spending are now less become the chief promoter of Is there a solution for te cold-blooded schemes we had the normal 14 days of rebelled against the establish- than deafening. Tea Party law- the status quo. What was once ca's political malaise? It doesn't
to the e c el o S ament's support of big govern- makers who rode the wave of sold as "change we can believe seem politicians affiliated with
ment, large deficits and spend- rebellion to national prominence in" morphed into the excuse of parties are cutting it. Our nation ture and Republican Governor 'tion day voting' and even Ion-a Stthe y Rproblfi gred er ou ayvthn itawd ave on ing levels that would make even are aligned behind the establish- "change is hard, and change is needs people to challenge the the most intoxicated midship- meant candidate. Troublemakers slow." compromised media's selective
if n they were able to limit ear- given everyone the opportu- man blush. Out of this rebellion, appear to have been silenced. The guy who promoted him- whitewashing of inconvenient chances that President Obama not be decided by whq had the the Tea Party movement was On the other side of the political self as a constitutional profes- stories, ignore polls and focus on born. specttum, liberals wield power sor now says he can kill Ameri- the American people and their
would win. Most of his sup- physical endurance to stand Many Tea Party heroes were with more authority. They made cans without charge, trial or needs. There are sad lessons
porters vote early, while most in line for 5 hours to vote. I born. Thousands of angry Amer- from both the Tea Party and the
of the Republican supporters feel that every voter has a right iorn sad s and t Amer- f r both th e Ae
use absentee ballots. The pro- to be passionately angry with cans packed parks and town any Tea Party heroes were born. Thousands of angryAmer- anti-war movements. Are Amenposed justification for limiting Scott and the Florida Legisla- halls across the nation to vent icans packed parks and town halls across the nation to cans mere apathetic sheep to be their frustration with ,soaring led by political whims? Of, are
early voting was voter fraud ture for robb an the spending levels and draconian vent their frustration with soaring spending levels and dra- we the sons and daughters of
a bogus charge. Little has right to vote and the inconve- domestic .policies they believed conian domestic policies they -believed encroached on their liberties, those who worked tirelessly for been done to address the real niece caused to millions of encroached on their liberties. liberty? Will our legacy be one
culprits in voter fraud those voters. Democracy should not The national media consistently sure a similar revolt never hap- judicial review. Liberals who of political corruption or resiswho "collect' absentee ballots. be reduced to a cold-blooded bent over backwards looking for pened. Irrespective of the popu- organized countless anti-war tance to the cancerous corpoI am angered that my elderly calculation of how to disen- the Tea Party's response to the larity of the President, they are protests against the old estab- racism that has plagued the last mother-in-law could not vote franchise voters so your party issues of the day. Candidates vigilant to make sure the herd lishment are eerily silent as the decade? The rest of the story is this' year because she has ar- can Win. This is election fraud issuessin te day Ca ues ver ry erly sewen ly
tlutisan caint sandfo 'tateve th Vnezeln dc-professing Tea Party values never strays far from home. Lib- new establishment uses drones yet Jo be written. But surely it thrifts and cannot stand for 'that even theL Venezuelan dicended up being elected to of- eral media ensures stories are to bomb and kill people in coun-. must be penned by all of its the five hours, attempt fice. Fast forward to today. The properly sanitized, while block- tries never considered hostile citizens and not merely by the
ford to take five hours off from in his bid to win the election. Tea Party movement seems to buster scandals tainting the to American interests. Obama elites. work to vote. Why should any- Reginald Clyne is a part- be toast. Done. Over. The large, Obama Administration such as hasn't made the world any saf- Ak'Bar A. Shabazz is a memone have to wait five hours to ner at Clyne, and Associates, an vote? Whether' you' are a Re- P.A of Miami/Fort Lauderdale. angry crowds have disappeared. "Operation Fast and Furious" go er quite the opposite has 'oc- ber of the national advisory Town hall meetings once again largely unreported. curred. We now seem clos-r to council for the Project 21 Black
appear exclusive 'to the AARP The young, articulate political World War III than at any time Leadership Network and presicrowd. Condemnations of astro- outsider who won in 2008 has since the Cuban Missile Crisis. dent of Shabazz Enterprises.

ulorida becomes the nation' laughing stockI Florida Voting fasco? r a
F di i The national comedians are ney camp conceded Florida on are saying that there was an the legislature. Governor Scott
MARGARET MAZYCK, 52. GLENN EDWARDS, 56 saying that the "golden girls" Thtrsday. It is very embarrass- unprecedented heavy turnout, is notorious for cutting fundExecutive director, North Miami Retired, West Little River could have counted the ballots ing to the state and the country and the ballot was extremely ing and my guess is that he cut faster than Florida voting offi- when Florida is confused with long. Others say there were help and expected things to run "The gov- "Rick Scott; he shortened the cials. Some comedians are sug- their voting system, and they more time-consuming provi- smoothly. I wonder if the state
ernor- nun- early voting gesting that Florida should get ,can't seem to get it right. sional and absentee ballots, will get a credible investigaber one. Also, days. If the their ballots in September. so Florida House Speaker Will' which required more time and tion, when the team leading the
Dade Coun- days stayed they will be finished on Election Weatherford told a -Tallahassee scrutiny by elections officials investigation is picked by the
ty approved the way they Day. Four days after the Presi- governor. It is hard to expose a
-those absen- were, I don't dent had been declared the problem or the truth, when you
tee 'ballots to think the lines winner Of the 2012 presiden- Iorida House Speaker Will Weatherford told aTallahas- aroectd to the ardminisbe brought in would have trial election Florida' was finally tration that created the probth a fee-be taiihdcutn thirbalos causes of the mess, and that he and his fellow lawmak- len. This problem will probably
tions, there .long." Other comedians '"are- asking ersiT h as si heewl
should be a deadline. They were questions such as, did the state rsrsosue tegvro s'the governor saved money and
for people who were absent, not ERIC RAHMING, 40 of Florida go to sleep and for- be an investigation, and it appears to me that the blame game is he thinks he did his job.
in their local area or country, DisabledLiberty City get that they were counting bal- starting up. But when the governor debut now they allow everyone to lots, or maybe the officials got cides that he does not need as
fill them out." "The other side tried to pre- hungry and took too many meal 'many people, the process turns
vent us from doing what we had breaks. radio host that the Legislature before they can be counted. into a fiasco and its takes .extra.
FRANKLIN SAMUEL,,65 to" do to get Nevertheless, Florida has will be looking at the causes of In 2008, there were 8.2 mil- days to get the job done. Maybe
Retired, Bay Harbor Obama in of- made the national news -e- the mess, and that he and his lion votes counted and in 2012, our governor needs to listen to
ice. And that eryone is talking about the in- fellow lawmakers might be re- 8.6 million votes were counted. Bill Clinton and the president
"Gov. Rick resulted in a ability for Florida to make a pre- sponsible. The governor has There was only an increase of and spend some time mastering
Scott, he was long counting diction on which candidate will also said there will be an inves- 400,000 votes this election basic arithmetic.
the one who process. So' I 'probably win. President Obama tigation, and it appears to me cycle so the problem with this Roger Caldwell is the CEO of
reduced the would say it won the state by 74,000 votes that the blame, game is starting election must start with the gov- On Point Media Group in Orlanearly voting was the demo- in the final tally and the Rom- up. Some of the voting officials ernor, his administration and do.
donto eih orats ps
days." ers who should be blamed." FORWARD

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A synopsis of political races

By Jos6 P6rez Allen West (R). The margin of City Commission election were As for the constitutional victory according to the official former mayor [2004 2010 and amendments, voters turned state count was minimal Oust former commissioner 2000 down the majority of with the From South Dade to Fort over 2,400 votes) which has 2004] Joseph Kelley, with 22 exception of Amendments 2, 9
Pierce, last week's election prompted the first-term Con- percent of the vote and and, 11. Amendment 2
produced not only interesting gressman to demand a recount. Luis Santiago, a car will allow property tax
results but also. things for vot- In Dade County,. County salesman with no po- discounts for disabled
ers to keep their eyes on in the Commissioner Audrey Edmon- litical experience, with veterans. Amendment
upcoming weeks and son successfully won 16 percent of the vote. 9 gives authorization
months. her run-off election With Kelley coming in for the legislature to
Dwight Bullard suc- against her challenger first he will serve 1 as partially or totally excessfully completed with 62 percent of the, the vice mayor. Among empt surviving spouses
his bid to move from vote. But while 'District the defeated candidates of veterans fromt paythe State House to the 3 voters were reaffirm- were: Andre Faustin, WEST ing property. taxes.
State Senate 'when he. ingtheir faith 'in. :Ed- Deborah Sheffield Irby, And Amendment, 11
defeated Scott Hopes monson, voters all 6v r John Riley, Terrence Pinder authorizes counties. and muin StteSenate Distict er : to Santiago by 47 votes] nicipalities to offer aciditionIa
BULLARD t Countywe [lost to Santi
39, by almost 50,000 ing their desire and two long-timecom- tax exemption on homes of low- -htob ....Ml
votes. for term lim- missioners, Gail Miller income seniors. -PhobyGenaroMolina
Bullard; who describes him- its. Because the term and Rose Tydus. The most-locally talked about Regina Castillo gives her husband, Marcelo, a kiss in celself as an "eternal optimist," limit changes are not Miami-Dadevotersre- question on the ballots was the ebration of President 0bama's victory while watching resaid he is excited about serving retroactive, ..Edmon' I turned Bruno Barreiro school board referendum that turns on election night in the Crenshaw District.
in the State Senate which he son is eligible to serve totasked voters to approve
expects "won't be as polarized one more term after a $1.2 billion general
as the [State] House" where he this one if she chooses and filled a van obligation tat
worked the previous four years. to run and, more im- cant' seat with would pay for construc- B a ck v o te rs k e ep
He commented that the results portanfly, if the voters: EDMONSON another poiti- tion and modernization ..
of this past election, will lend choose to keep her on cal veteran, for in public schools in u ea r aliv e
dreame alv o
itself more to increasing bipar- te County C6mmission. For mer state Rep. Juan C. M-DC. Voters approved
tisan cooperation and "a greater Edmonson, the reelection is a Zapata. Barriero barely the bond. And while
opportunity for true debate." mandate from her constituents. beat his opponent, Luis all of the county ques,- fm o re y e a rs
In the most expensive House to continue her work for. proj- Garcia, with 54.6 per- ZAPATA tions were approved by m y e a r
race anywhere in the U.S. for ects related to' services for the cent of the vote. Zapata voters, it was reportedd
this election cycle, Democratic working poor and older adults', beat opponent Manny that an estimated 19 By Maria L. La Ganga Crenshaw Live Bar & Grill on
challenger Patrick Murphy was as well as crime. Machado, 'a Miami-Dade police percent of all voters skippedj the Tuesday night.
declared the winner: on Satur- detective, for outgoing Commis- questions entirely. When poll workers arrived "He led a wonderful, wonday by the State of Florida over OTHER L CAL RACE RESULTS sioner Joe Martinez's seat, also Joseph Adams contributed to at Hillcrest Drive Elementary derful campaign," said Grace, incumbent U.S. Representative Winners of the Opa-Locka with 54.6 percent. this story. School in Baldwin Hills at 6 who wore an Obama tee and
...3 'a.m., eager voters were already, button for the occasion. "He is.
lined up in the morning dark- a man of character. I know our
ness. When the election was young Black men really have
ak-.. ,called for President Obama something to look forward to....
Pdm tak4 some 15hourslater, Crenshaw He made Martin Luther King's
.... -Boulevard epted ina joyful dream come true."
blast of honking horns. In the run-up to election day,
*bts back to h 'Ork if 2008 was about history- there was much speculation
making and Ihope, here in the that stubbornly high unemheart of midle-class, Black Los ployment rates, particularly in
Fiscl 6iff,,,Angeles, 2012 was about.prac- minority communities, would
ticality and pride. Getting to damp the enthusiasm of Black
debate are waiting the White House was one thing. voters, cutting into an imporWhatthe first African American tant, traditionally Democratic
BV Kevin A. Kepple, Anne:. resident accomplished there constituency and hurting
Carey and Dennyquite another. Obama's chances.
So what if he did not use his Exit polls told a very differPresident Obama didn't take first term to champion their ent story. Sure, the novelty
much time to savor his victory shared slice of this country, ofObama's presidency may
before he turned his attention to the 13 percent of the popula-' have worn off, and the whole
what awaits him in Washington. 'tion that is African American?. country is deeply weary of the
After making his speech to ju- Obama went 'to work, dozens sluggish economy. But 93 perbilant supporters early Wedne.s- of Black voters in Crenshaw, cent of-Black voters cast their
day, the president spent a little Baldwin Hills and Leimert ballots for Obama on Tuesday,
time celebrating with campaign ,Pak saik with pride, for all of according to exit polling by.j
staff and friends at receptions Amnerica,. '- CNN. That's down 2 percentage
and victory parties. But before What Obama has accom- points from 2008. And African
he went to bed, Obara already pli shed "means a lot, means a American women remained
had started making a roundof lot, means a lot," said Cheryl deeply loyal; 96 percent voted
Calls td congressional leaders to Johnson, 55, as she waited for Obama in both presidential
talk about the legislative agenda outside the Hillcrest auditorium elections.
for the remaider of the year..: to snap a picture o her son Ruth Skinner-Poteat could
In conversations with House emerging from a voting booth be Exhibit A for deep devotion..
Speaker John Boehner, Senate for the first time. The Baldwin Hills resident, 79,
Majority Leader Harry Reid, Sen- "Not just for Blacks, but' remembers being barred from
ate Minority Leader Mitch McCo- fora, races -scho ling and the voting booth as a young
nnell and House.Minority Leader medical insurance and jobs woman in Florida. She does
Nancy- Pelosi, Obpna -made'it and so madnr diferent things," not forget."the sacrifices made
crthat averting the '".fiscal she said, o IOb a's first-term by our ancestors so that we
cliff" and extending tax cuts for accomplishmients. "Everyone can vote." And she knows that
middle-class families were at the needs someone fighting fot. racism is nowhere near dead,
top of his agenda. them. Y6u have to astaon your Black president or no.
Avertingsthe fiscal cliff- $600 kneds and give praise." After casting her ballot
billion in automatic ta 'rAfter a contentious four years at Hillcrest first thing last
es and budget cuts theatree st in office, Obama '"was and is Tuesday, she reached for her
to take effect Jan. 1 unless Con- the greatest role model pres- cellphone to display a troubling
gress and the White House find ently for our Black children," image that has been circulating
another plan --maybe the high- "President Barack Obama waves as he walks on stage with first Iady Michelle Obama and daugh- said.retired assistant princi- on the Internet: Obama hung in est priority for the president, but terms Malia and Sasha at his election night party Wednesday, Nov. 7 in Chicago. pal Tanya Grace, who awaited effigy at a Florida gas station,
it's not all he faces. election returns with friends at noose around his neck.
Obama was briefed last
Wednesday by the 'National take up his Jobs Act, his propos- Biden, who expressed optimism the centrist 'Democratic think Weather Service on torrential al to hire thousands more teach- that the White House, Demo- tank Third Way, observed that Fr v
weather bearing down on the. ers and first responders, while cratic lawmakers and GOP lead- Obama's conciliatory language lida-- I a
Northeast, and he held a con- modernizing infrastructure. 'ership could soon come to an contrasted with the remarks ference callwith some 6fhis top In' comments to o agreement to overhaul corporate President Rush made in 2004 71 x. IL di
advisers on the response tO last Wednesday, Vice President Biden taxes. "I just think it's going to soon after defeating Sen. JOhn ~B R U4A~ LF
week's Hurricane Sandy. suggested that the election dem- take time for the Republicans Kerry in a similarly close elecEven before, the "election, onstrated that Americans back to sort of digest what the conse- tion. After his victory over Ker- By William M. Welch steps since 2000 to modernize Obama was pushing Congress Obama's call for extending mid- .quences (would be) for them in- rpus ele ad hen- m eia
to embrace his proposal to' ai- die-class tax cuts while raising ternally." pepehd" ie i a mandate A dozen years after the 2000 temns, but they remain plagued
low struggling homeowners to rates for the wealthiest Ameri- In his victory speech,. Obama and 'pushed'full steam ahead on peieta oecutdbce ypo aaeet ako
refinance their mortgages. The cans to. help .reduce the coun- .took a conciliatory tone and what would become an unsuc-thnainginwslfat- cpiyadssemcypresident has argued that the try's ballooning deficit. said he would huddle with Mitt cessful effort to privatize Social ing for Florida on election night. function. The system manages
already-improving housing mar- Exit .polls showed that a plu- Rormey in the coming weeks t'o Security. And the day after. to work in most counties but
ket would 'be better if Congress rality of Americans bac rasing talk about ways they could work "(Obama) and'his team learned Unlike thehanging-chad seems to fail repeatedly in the passed the proposal and has taxes on families making more together .in the future. Obama the lesson of 2004 not to over- disputes that turned the Bush- biggest ones where the populacalled on Americans to press than $250,000. .even stressed that his reading of interpret an election result," Gore presidential race into a tion is large and diverse.
lawmakers to take Up the ques- .ofThere was a clear, clear sort thae election results was a call by Bennett said. "He's fully aware tortuous legal tangle that went The failures are more hution after the .election. mandate about people coming American voters for bipartisan- that upon returning to Washing- to the Supreme Court before man than technical, he says. Obama may also use the lame- much closer to our view about ship. ton, he's going to be engaged in a the presidency was decided, Florida's elections are run by
duck session to renew his call to& how to deal withtax policy," said Matt Bennett, co-founder of very difficult negotiation.; this time the whole world isn't supervisors who are in most watching. Florida, a huge cases elected officials thembattleground state, turned out selves rather than non-partisan
W or d r act t Obma ict ry to be non-essential &?? Presi- professionals.
T dent Obama was able to build 'Supervisors continue to be
W or d r ac s t O b m a vic o~an' Electoral College majority -highly autonomous ... and with
By Sumi Samaskanda UK as we're in such an economic Chinese leader Wen Jiao- head globally. Among the chal- wihut iorte lol oSotme ipotant excetios are
mess." bao called Obama and German lenges: Florida, some of whom waited they are professional manag' BERLIN -Many people over- In the British capital, a decked Chancellor Angela Merkel wishedaslnaseenhusilnet ersysSwrwogewp
seas says leadership from the out U.S. embassy hosted a Obama 'continued strength ,and IRAN'S NUCLEAR PROGRAM castln a sv en orslo t in lnt Orlayso Seart who grdew upe
UniedStaeswil b citialtogrand election night bash, where success in the second term" in a The Iranian mullahs have con- ca s rvoteatherl bala, sat'otiml- i rad nd systdedth solving global issues like the Obama supporters enjoying Mc- direct letter to the president. tinued to enrich uranium toWhtswogihFlrdLngiespo tdpls
sluggish economies and conflicts Donald's Big bIacs and other "I think the USA -is still a role weapons-grade 'capabilities what' wongs th orida oa ng in promed polso in the Middle East and expressed 'American fare roared with delight model for the rest of the world despite warnings from the USA whre itesat votng M toustay Foenin smdnpart o hope that President Obama will after the swing-state Ohio was in a certain way," said 29-year- to stop. Sanctions 'promoted by political scientist who is co- later. turn his attention to the world in called for Obama. old Stefan Gaertner, who spent a Obama for years have hurt eco- director of the Massachusetts "There's no hanging chads or
his second term. Prime Minister David Cameron year as an exchange student in nomic activity in Iran but have Isiueo ehooyCleh btefyblos u hr' tl
"The US has such an influence was among the first of the world a Minnesota high school. 'It's not not persuaded the regime to end voting technology project, says a question mark looming over on the rest of thae world," said leaders to congratulate Obama, the same as it was 15, 20, or even its nuclear program, which is in election problems in Florida are the map of Florida," says KenThomasina Szemalikowski, 'a tweeting, "Warm congratulations 30 years ago but I still think that violation of UN agreements. Is- like the old computer joke about dali Coffey, a Florida attorney 45-year-old teacher in London. 'I 'to my friend @BarackObama. decisions made in the USA have rael has said it cannot abide an problematic software: 'It's not a who represented Al Gore during hope this result will have a posi- Look forward to continuing to an influence on the world." existential threat from Iran, and bug &?? it's a feature." the Florida recount battle in tive influence ori Europe and the work together." Obamna will .face a difficult task may use military forces to end it. Florida, .he says, has taken 2000.


Immigration policy program delayed
y Aof the illegal immigrant populaB Action. >2 s

Seventeen months have Another review in September A retired M pi o ip ed guiltyastF
passed since the Department of 72011 by a Homeland Security
Homeland Security announced advisory council raised similar ho
it would create an internal civil concerns. Half of the 14-member was attestedin July
rights review of the Obama ad- review panel said the program vith 120 wea
ministration's signature immi- was so flawed it should be sus- m w n wella $60,000
gration enforcement program, pended until it could be fixed.
but now department officials "Task Force members believe
cannot say when, or if, they will that it makes little sense to ex- shoWv alo Sr e vt Q
complete it. pand a program that many com- working w t th iiis. He
Immigration and Customs En- munity leaders and elected of- a0
forcement (ICE) Director John ficials consider deeply flawed, t p u h
Morton announced in June 2011 7 -especially, as to its impact on
that his agency would create a community policing and. civil
statistical monitoring tool to en-! < rights," the report found.
sure that law enforcement agen- Since then, officials in various A
cies were not using the Secure jurisdictions in the U.S. have d
Communities program to engage L pushed back against the proin racial profiling. The program gram. The California Legislature Stuart, Fla............ .. . gram. oh ao Legsslature
screens all people booked into A closeup of a fingerprint document. passed the TRUST Act, which
local jails for federal immigration would have limited the state'shse Srday
violations. Despite calls from a ground. Under the Secure Coin- considerable flaws in the pro- cooperation with Secure Coin- pa l
Homeland Security task force munities program, those finger- gram. munities, but Gov. Jerry Brown
and outside groups to complete prints are then sent to Homeland An October 2011 study by vetoed it Sept. 30. ithisWi u
the review, officials are not sure Security to check for immigra- researchers at the University "Here we are a year and a half rerted. when that will be possible. tion violations. People who are of California-Berkeley that ex- after this review was begun and
"Certain data collection factors flagged are then examined by amined a random sampling of I had expected to see results by N eac
have created challenges, delay- ICE and could be deported. people arrested under Secure now," said Brittney Nystrom, di- iiatt on s ing the completion of this mod- The program, created in 2008 Communities found that about rector of policy and legal affairs el," Homeland Security spokes- under President George W. Bush 3,600 U.S. citizens had been er- for the National Immigration Fo- Mel man Matt Chandler said. He and embraced by the Obama roneously arrested by ICE. The rum, a Washington-based think A M e Monday a
said they are working "diligently" administration, has expanded report also concluded .that His- tank. 'fThis statistical oversight h to find an effective way to moni- rapidly. It is now active in 97 panics were disproportionally piece was the lynchpin of the tor for civil rights abuses. percent of local law enforcement targeted through Secure Com- assurances that (Homeland Se- cord to P
People booked into jails have agencies with the. goal of 100 munities -- 93 percent of people curity) was going to operate this 1er<" footae a as.The
their fingerprints sent to the FBI percent participation by 2013. arrested were Hispanics, even program in a way that respected. s to check their criminal back- Several reports have found though they make up 77 percent civil rights and civil liberties." '

Hazed student's family rejects offer

OFFER :{! I '; ees voted in August to seek mecontinued from 1A diation with the 'family, whose
lawsuit, filed in Orange County, S '-'" Mahieu 27
settlement document to the Or- accused school officials of faillando Sentinel on Thursday in ing to "properly supervise, train,' wrespondresponse to a public-records re- discipline and control the FAMU.
quest. band."
FAMU, a public university, But a mediation held in Orlancan only offer a maximum of do last week was unsuccessful, a g upe
$300,000 without seeking ap- Chestnut said.
proval from the state. He said Thursday that he plans
"Anything more would require push the lawsuit toward h-ial.
a special act approved by the "We're going to continue on
state Legislature," Mitchell said. litigating the case,"he said. "The
"It is our hope that this settle- jury will make the decision."
ment will be accepted and can _______ _in some way help in the healing process for the Champion family
and the entire FAMU community."
Champion, a 26-year-old stu- Cf".
dent and drum major in FAMU's Champion family holding a photo of their son
famed marching band, died Nov. and FAMU, said he was not sur- side the courtroom at the time, 19, 2011, after being beaten prised the Champions rejected Chestnut said: "Mrs. Champion's aboard the charter bus parked at the settlement offer. position is this: If you were on
the Rosen Plaza hotel. The band "I don't think money is the is- the bus, you intended to haze. was in town to perform at the sue," he said. "It's really about You're not on a bus an empannual Florida Classic football [the university] taking ownership ty bus that's running at 9 p.m. A
game. of the tragedy. The family may be at night and not intending to
The Champion family sued in after something more than mon- participate in the activity that's July, accusing the nation's larg- ey: This is not going to happen to planned to take place ...." "'4 est historically black college of someone'else's kid." FAMU contends the remarks
enabling a culture of hazing to Eleven former band members are "binding admissions" that "" "
thrive within the Marching 100.. have pleaded not 'guilty to par- further prove the university's "
The university countered that ticipating in the fatal hazing and argument that the drum major -,
Champion willingly submitted are awaiting trial dates. A 12th intended to participate in the to the hazing, violating Florida band member involved in the event that killed him. If the judge law and school rules. FAMU law- hazing Brian Jones, 24, of accepts that argument, it could yers pointed out that Champion Parrish, near Bradenton was weaken the family's claim. signed a pledge opposing the given a community-service sen- Circuit Judge Walter Koman- .
practice, and they argued that tence after pleading no contest ski is scheduled to preside over a the school and Florida taxpayers Oct. 9. hearing Nov. 28 in the civil case
should not be held financially li- This week, FAMU filed court in which FAMU; the bus compa- IF
able. documents asking the judge in ny, Fabulous Coach Lines; and ,7,U\ "
Peter Lake, a professor at the the civil case to take notice of bus driver Wendy Mellette hope Stetson University College of Law comments that Chestnut made to persuade the judge to toss out who has~ closely 'followed trage- after Jones' sentencing. the wrongful-death claimS. dies at Virginia Tech, Penn State Speaking to reporters out- The university's board of trustFoul-ups now common in Florida elections 'AI

ELECTIONS lines and delay in results had in Florida. We should not make A5 A
continued from lA reduced the importance of the it harder for people to vote when
State of Florida from its former voting is our constitutional
disdain, for holding elections seat as a 'battleground state. right." that take days' longer than the Each maintained that Florida "Blacks in Florida delivered E L G S C A T
rest of the country, that force still holds a prominent position 'the vote to President Obama S M. LL A ? AC A T
voters to stand in lines for up to when it comes to the race for the even though there was plan to six hours and for hanging chads White House. 'hide the vote, and suppress vot- Natural gas is a colorless, odorless fuel, but for safety reasons, a chemical odorant
that need a panel of experts to "Theire are many paths one ers," Gilbert said. "The will of the sometimes described as a "rotten egg" smell is added, making the presence of interpret the voter's choice. can take to become president .people had its way."gadeetbe Also in Broward, election of- but this year was unique," Wil- Miami chair and national mar-gadectb. ficials decided to postpone the son said. "Normally a Democrat keting chairperson for Young recount for two city commis- needs to win Florida in order to and Powerful for Obama, Fabiola If you smell this odor: sion races on Monday, citingpoll ensure victory while a Republi- Fleuranvil, 30, said voter confi- Alert others and leave the area immediately. worker errors and fatigue as the can would need to control Ohio. dence has been diminished in reason to hold off .on counting This year, because President Florida since the 2000 election. Leave the door open as you exit.
ballots. The irony was that one Obama saved the auto industry "The many. errors' and delays of the races, for Dania Beach, and therefore millions of jobs that occurred in Miami-Dade, Do not operate electric lights, appliances or other equipment such as
needed its winner posted so they and families in Ohio, he won Broward and several other telephones, cell phones, or flashlights.
could be sworn in Tuesday night that State with relative ease. counties in Florida, continue toGotaphnawyfmtearandclFoiaCtyas at the commission meeting. Hal- That put him over the top he illustrate how poorly-planned GotaphnawyfmtearandclFoiaCtyas
landale Beach was also waiting didn't need Florida to seal the our election process still is," she for a recount after the two candi- victory." said. "Locally we saw ineffec- Natural gas odors should be reported right away Do not try to locate the source
dates appeared to be separated "Florida is guilty of voter sup- tive communication between the of the smell. by a mere six-vote margin. pression at the ultimate level," elections officials and the mayIn Miami-Dade County, we Stafford said. 'We had a 10-page ors, especially in Miami-Dade
asked several elected officials, ballot and we had shortened County. At the State level, the If you smell natural gas, call Florida City Gas at 888.352.5325.
including Congresswoman Fred- days for early voting. I think the governor's insistence on cutting erica Wilson, Miami Gardens goal was to discourage people back voting days was a clear er-k Mayor Oliver Gilbert and State from voting. Why would we ever ror in judgment. Standing in line floridacitygas.comFordCiyGs Representative Cynthia Stafford want to do that? It's an embar- for seven hours is simply not the .O1 2 AGI t f'~sor s. A, t n. m:s.v,,. Fc*. o441 An AGL Reosources Compony if they felt that this year's long rassment to everyone who lives American way."


At-risk youth get helping hand from PAL

City of Miami's Police Athletic

League provide safe alternatives
By Jos6 P6rez

It has been said that -the Black
male is America's most endangered species. And with newspaper headlines and lunchtime
conversations constantly referring to low graduation rates,
high incarceration percentages and record unemployment among youth, it's easy for many
young adults be discouraged.
That's where the City of Miami
Police Department's newlyrevised Police Athletic League
[PAL] has stepped in. LT. BERNARD JOHNSON
According to Lieutenant Berftard Johnson, PAL just finished structure," Johnson said.
its second year of offering Pop
Warner football to area youth KEEPING KIDS SAFE
and the number of children in- IS THE PRIMARY GOAL
cluding cheerleaders has dou- Greslyn Joseph, mother of
bled to about 300 participants. PAL participants Trent and
What is the difference? Sim- Tajah Joseph, agrees.
ple, says Johnson, "we have "For me the biggest' apdirect police involvement." The peal is the sense of security
coaches for the PAL are all po- and trust," says Joseph, who
lice officers with the Miami po- looked at a number of prolice department. grams before choosing Curtis
"That makes our program Park, where PAL practices and PAL cheerleaders PAL pee wee football players
safer because cops always, plays its football, games. P
around," he said. But the work of the PAL leadAnd it's this built-in, "securi- ers 'extends beyond the play- and Officers Kelvin Harris and youth in the park and out of tan area is its impact on the tive to criminal activity: And ty" that Johns9n feels is some- ing field. Now they're working Stanley Jean-Paul are "setting trouble. In fact, PAL's motto overall lives of its participants regularly supervised youth thing that really'matters to par- on helping their kids improve up a better tracking system to is "building playgrounds, not once they go home. In short, are less likely to get into trouents -as well as the key tothe their grades. Johnson says keep up with [the student-ath- prisons." does the PAL save more Black ble and more likely to' pursue
increase in youth participation. that he, along with fellow po- letes'] grade point averages. But the biggest indicator lives? more positive activities."
"Our parents are very hap- lice officers like Majors Craig For the PAL officers, it is all of success for any youth-fo- "Yes," Johnson said. "We're -"PAL is saving young lives," py and very satisfied with the McQueen and Delrish Moss a big part of keeping Miami's cused program in a metropoli- giving these kids an alterna- Joseph added.

-All ballots counted,

~Allen West defeated

-Dem. Patrick Murphy wins Florida's i8th district
Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) may M
be vowing that his race against
Patrick Murphy is far from
over, but as-of early last Saturday morning, all ballot's were
counted and legally the result is
clear: West lost.
Murphy won a total of 166,799
votes to West's 164,370, the
Palm Beach Post reported. That,
puts Murphy ahead by 2,429
votes and gives him a 0.7 percent advantage.. Florida law only
W hy do we votngrequires a recount when the
do em k .v tng od de u t margin is 0.5 percent or less.
Palm Beach County officials
it became necessary to federal- 2000. A post-election analysis were up until 4:45 a.m. that We need anineednbprsa
ize the voting process to some by ThePalm Beach (Fla.) Post Saturday counting all remaining U.S. REP. ALLEN WEST ballots cast during early voteleti nt,.,mmisszo-" to set-national extent. The Voting Rights Act concluded that the design flaw ballotsocastiduringrecelytvlt
election commission to set national of 1965 gave the national gov- had cost Al Gore 6,607 votes ing, on Election Day, absentee T
ballots and other problematic isn't over.
stndardsto make voting easier ernment an active role in those enough to make him president "Race remains undecided, Edfewersto 'k oin a ballots, the Palm Beach' Post "aermisudcdd d
states where fewer than 50 instead of George W. Bush. otson said in a statement Before
By Philip Meyer requirements, voting machine ,percent of voting-age residents As parties and factions seek a theSt:Lce
___________________ The race in Florida's 18th moving forward, the St. Lucie
glitches, were registered. Any new voter more maneuvers to manipulate Congressional District still County Supervisor of Elections
We got away with it this time. Why can't we get this right? qualification laws had to be ap- elections, and as more states hasn't been' officially called. must make public the poll book
The nation's Rube Goldberg proved by the the federal district show an inability to ensure reli- Palm Beach officials must sub- counts from Election Day and
system for democracy's most EARLY VOTING ON THE RISE court of Washington, D.C. ability of their voting machines mit their results to state officials early voting. Given the dramatic
basic function casting and And this 'year, many more or reasonable waits, it is time for them to become official, but late night swing in votes in St.
counting our ballots created voters including President FACTIONS TRY TO for federal intervention once the final vote tally from last Sat- Lucie County, we want to ensure
very long waits and 'confusion Obama took advantage of GAME SYSTEM again. We need an independent, urday all but ensures the race that early votes were not double
in some states, but fortunately the opportunity to vote early. Today, the problem isn't racial bipartisan election commission is over. counted. The only way to know
led to no major disasters Tues- Absentee voting is also on the discrimination so much as the to set national standards for Murphy already declared vic- that is to compare the poll books day. But it has in the past, and rise. Yet long lines and machine ingenuity of increasingly polar- such things as voting machines, story on election night and NBC to the actual number of votes it will again, unless we fix it. breakdowns on Election Day sized factions trying to rig the number of polling places and called the race for him that cast. We are hopeful the SuperGoldberg was a popular 20th were all too common. system for their own benefit. the design of ballots, night, but West still hasn't con- visor of Elections will cooperate
century cartoonist whose spe- Another source of the prob- Ifra high voter turnout helps Before the 2016 battle lines ceded. In addition to declaring .and make that data available for cialty was illustrating outra- lem is groups trying to rig the your side, you want to make form, before new factions hard- on his Facebook page that the 'inspection." geously complicated ways to system for their own advantage, voting, easier. If not, you 'want en, is a good time to fix our vot- race is "far from decided," West Murphy's campaign is ready to do simple things. Our voting Throughout history. going back fewer polling places and shorter ing system at the national level filed lawsuits to have ballots and move on. system -with its long list of to the Civil War, attempts have hours. Let's do it. voting machines impounded in "As expected, the election
screw-ups Tuesday looked been made to keep blacks from Sheer incompetence is also in- Philip Meyer, author of Paper Palm Beach and St. Lucie coun- night results have been conlike one of his cartoons: ab- voting. In time, the Supreme volved, as was the case in Palm Route: Finding My Way to Pre- ties. The judge in Palm Beach firmed, and it is time to pgit the surdly long lines, official mis- Court ended each practice. Beach's infamous butterfly bal- cision Journalism, is a member~ threw the case out last Friday, campaign behind us," Murphy information about poll opening When the 'tactics of the poll tax lot that lured inattentive voters of USA TODAY's Board of Con- though, telling West's lawyers campaign spokesman Anthony times, spurious identification, and the literacy test were used," into picking Pat Buchanan in tributors., that their arguments fell "woe- Kusich said in a statement. "Patfully short" of What was, required rick looks forward to representfor an injunction. A St. Lucie ing the treasure coast and palm
fal s h o t o a m s judge is slated to hear West's beaches in Washington and
Super PAC influence fal sotofam caeonwek
West campaign spokesman Florida back to work."
By Neil King Jr. predicted. The flood of spending leaning outside groups, Ameri- those states-$S3 million went to
doesn't appear ,to have signifi- can Crossroads and Crossroads Pennsylvania, where the Obama Big outside political groups canly influenced voter opinion GPS. campaign spent another $5 nil- ~
armed with an unprecedented in key states in the presidential Those two groups, along with lion on media buys that included river of money had appeared contest or in 'top congressional Republican allies, including negative ads. poised to be pivotal players in races. Americans for Prosperity and .In North Carolina, which 'the
the 2012 elections. On the presidential front, con- Restore our Future, have spent GOP believed it could retake
So far, these super PACs are .servative outside groups backing nearly $18 million on largely easily after losing to Obama by For 90 years looking .less than super. Republican candidates say they negative TV spots trying to put a sliver in 2008, conservative
Freed 'of any constraints on the already have played their most Pennsylvania and Michigan into super PACs have spent $23 mil- Blc familes .
size of donations, political ac- significant role, and that their play for GOP presidential nomi- lion trying to put the state be- :
tion committees have since April influence will fade as the candi- nee Mitt Romney. The Romney yond Obama's reach. But Obama hav wlcom d us poured more than $250 million dates themselves present their campaign has spent $1,000 in lags by 'less than two percent- aew o e u
into the presidential and select closing arguments to voters. 'Pennsylvania and nothing in age points in aggregated poll- into ehir homes so congressional races-more than "We believe we have kept a Michigan. .ing, within the margin of error. h :
what the two 1996 presidential number of races competitive Still, President Barack Obama Through the end of August, theh candidates spent in total on their and p5ut important issues on the leads in Pennsylvania~ by near- Romney campaign and its allies we ca n sha rethi campaigns, records show. table. But at. this stage of the ly 10 percentage points and in had committed to ads worth a d W [h...
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Are HBCU's facing a crisis in leadership? Questions amidst scandal
SCANDAL eral Allen, who also served in
FMU involved" and that a "search is tion and build on what's already a president. continued from 1A Iraq and now commands 68,000.
continued from 1A now underway for the 13th pres- been established. Other presi- "Even the University of Florida American troops in Afghanistan.
ident" [of FMU]. dents face a real clean up situ- has an open search for a new to the Pentagon's inspector gen- Although General Allen will
University's students, faculty ation with enrollment dwindling president and there are many eral to conduct an investigation remain the commander in Afand administration. GRADS SPEAK OUT ON FUTURE and fewer dollars coming from others facing similar challenges into what a defense official said ghanistan, Panetta said that he
But what happened to the OF THEIR ALMA MATERS tuition. In those schools you across the country," she said. wee 20,000 to 30,000 pages had asked President Obama o
gregarious and talented Lewis, "The word on the streets is that need someone that has the abil- "So I wouldn't say that HBCUs of documents, many of them delay the genera's nomination particularly given the' positive Dr. Lewis was released because ity to take off their gloves and are in trouble any more than e-xiails between Genral Allen to be the commander of Ameriresponse that he received from of issues of character but the clean up some real mess. Maybe other state colleges and univer- ane Kelley, who is married and can forces in Europe and the alumni, students and the South University still hasn't comment- with President Obama being re- sities. What we are seeing is a has children. supreme allied commander of
Florida community after first ed on it," said FMU alum Darren elected, we can count on finan- job [university president] that A senior law enforcement of- NATO, two positions he was to sharing his plan for change Bryant, 59. "I'm very disappoint- cial assistance from the White has become increasingly com- ficiain Washington said on move into after what was expect"Vision 2020: Training Tomor- ed because the alumni felt he House." plex. HBCUs are largely depen- Teay that F.B.I. investi- ed to be easy confirmation by
row's Leaders... Today?" was really good for the Universi- dent on fundraising efforts led the.Senate Panetta said in his
We provided the board of trust- ty. He came in with a true vision VACANCIES GROWING FOR by the president because they complaint about statement that Obama
ees, led by its chairman, Charles something we had never seen BLACK COLLEGE PRESIDENTS are, for the most part, tuition 'e-nails she had received, ex- with his request W. George, a full list of questions before. But someone with his With FMU's recent announce- .driven. They don't have huge ained all of her e-mails as a Gen Joseph A Dunford, the including several that ad- credentials and length of time merit, the total of HBCUs in the endowments to fall back on. But'roi assistant commandant of the
dressed speculations from sev- in higher education should not State of Florida without a presi- presidents must also manage yo gt inh
eral anonymous have been distracted dent has increased to three: faculty, students and the cursources that hinted by certain issues like FMU, Florida A&M University riculum."
that Lewis's "release" he, apparently was. In [FAMU] and Bethune-Cookman Are HBCUs still needed in the stan, will proceed as planned
$106 1 saidsuggesting that Kellemay
had less to do with the end, I think the University [B-CU]. Only Edward 21st century? not'hv consider twith
his efeteess aod swt fli? his Pofraineaurigd
;- problem was because Waters College, located in Jack- "My parents, in-laws, wife and In his taement
an administrator and" the faculty, didn't to- sonville, has a. president -r- Na- I are all graduates of Black Colmore to do with his -4~ ~ tally support his ag- thaniel Glover, Jr. leges," said Rufus Curry, FAMU decide o hi nhmentyion.
p i i o aggressive plan. They Interim presidents' are in graduate. "The work they on I npredilection for young rsiepa.cnowom.ThNaialSuitCucl
female students.* -- just refused to do the place at FMU [O'Banner], FAMU tinue to do and the opportuni- dsi spokesman Tommy Vieto, said
"Unfortunately, no above-and-beyond [Dr. Larry Robinson] and B-CU ties they provide are just as vital th tent of the malbe in statement on Tuesday that
specific terms of the Work that was going [Dr. Edison 0. Jackson]. How- as when they were first found- ,ebaa also believes that the
reasons and/or rationale behind to be needed to carry out his vi- ever, as recent as April 2012, ed." o t spe and ly .
the release of Dr. Lewis can be sion." The Chronicle of Higher Educa-' Pearson agrees. d to p t e e Duford
provided at this time," said the Larry Handfield, an alumni of tion reported that there were 16 "We have a-tapestry of educa- Defense Deprtment.'T 'c
Board in a statement supplied B-CU and member of the board, open HBCU presidencies in the tion in the U.S. and Black col- t I ohe e-mails between Keley and
by Sunshine Communications said that "each college faces its U.S., including Central State leges are part of that she said.yer
the media consultant retained own unique circumstances that University, Bennett College for "Twenty-five percent' of Black o 2010 to 2012; The ofpial could
by the University for this matter "make it more difficult to find the Women and Fisk University. students who earn their bach- Ud miLitaxy laultery, not explain why there wereso As to questions about inappro- best fit for president." But how does the future look. elor's degree attended an HBCU. a crime many pages of emais an
priate involvement with female "The problem our HBCUs face for our HBCUs and is there a Kids who go to our schools don't T defen c Pa-, not specify
students, the reply was, "The is not identifying good leaders," 'growing trend of vacant presi- get lost in the sauce." facial said he d hot explain
Board' of Trustees has no com- he said. "It's being able to be an dents',offices? There are 105 HBCUs in the ho sid. ttnerl
ment on this subject matter." '. effective fundraiser, bringing a Edith Pearson, regional U.S.- 38 private, four-year, lib- Pentagon oicials he had done n General Allen were related However, the response did, solid vision with a game plan for [Florida] development director eral arts, residential colleges are
further add that "The Board of its success and then being able for the United Negro College members schools. FAMU is not could be reachedfo om- and his l Paula 13toadwell,
Trustees worked with Dr. Lewis to work with all kinds of people. Fund [UNCF], says it's not just a member of the UNCF because m er T and c-mails between Broadwell
and his departure was an ame- Some of our HBCUs just need Black universities that are feel- it is a state university. FMU and andelley.
nable action by both parties a person to take over the posi- ing the impact of not having B-CU are both members schools. h l r in An I 4watis known so far Kelley

due rocess in this/matter. after'(she' was disturbed 'by haBut the Pentagon inspector passingg e-rails. The F.B.I. began
January hearing will be open- to the public geer nvestigion pensup a gatonandlearnedthat
what could be a dnng scn-'the-e-ais were from Broadwel1.'
BECKMAN nity "are the victims of [Beck- dela said, "I am going to make relating to the case. In a county to two o th st . i th cse mai t
continued from 1A mann's] remarks" because fire the determination. I have not memorandum titled "Find- generals eirgener Broadwelt
fighters are "first responders made it yet." Candela said that ings of Fact Report" sent by Pe aeus,.who was te top c discovered e-mails between already captured and was pub- who go straight to the homes such hearings are "really com- Dave Downey, Assistant Chief wander in Irq Broadwell and Ptraeus tht
wished by Joy Reid of The Grio' of'the people." Hence for him mon" in a workforce that has of Operations to Chief William befoherete fro the uii- indicate t they werehaing Report igniting a firestorm for and others who question Beck- "27,000 county employees." Bryson on May 11, 2012, Beck- tary-and b director of.the, anetra rial affair Broadwell;
the Department and County. mann's commitment to protect, They involve a union lawyer, a mann denied that he wrote the C.I.A.,.Ionly sign day oials :a&Keley as a r~ul
For retired county employee safety in the hands of someone county attorney to argue oppos-' statements that set off the con- of t a her affetions with Petaeus.
and local activist William Clark, like the embattled fire fighter ing sides of the case, an inde- troversy. who along with others pushed is a concern. "I don't want pendent arbitrator to hear the for Beckmann's termination, to take a chance with this guy case, and witnesses called by there is still work to be done. saving me, we want the county each side.
Clark said that he believes' that attorney to subpoena the vic- Adding to the intrigue in the As a FREE Community Service Program by North Shore Medical Center, we are pleased to offer "victims are going to be absent, tims." said Clark. case, the Miami Herald pub- thefollowing informative event:
He said that he and others in When asked about who will lished redacted copies of MiamiDade County's Black commu- be called as witnesses, Can- Dade County documentation
_____ ____ ____ ____ HEALTHY LIVING Lecture Series

Jackson, Jr. maybe forced to resign

CHICAGO (Reuters) Amid Webb and a spokesman for public.
reports that he may have mis- Jackson did not immediately In addition to his health isused campaign funds, Illinois respond to requests for com- sues, Jackson has been the Congressman Jesse Jackson, ment from Reuters. subject of a House ethics comJr. has hired a lawyer to Last week, the Chi- mittee probe over an alleged
handle negotiations with 11 cago Sun-Times reported bribe offered by a Jackson supthe federal government that Jackson was un- porter in 2008 to then-Illinois
on possible plea deal in der investigation for al- Governor Rod Blagojevich.
which he would resign legedly misusing cam- The bribe was said to be infrom the House of Rep- paign funds to decorate tended to entice Blagojevich to
resentatives and spend his home and'to buy a appoint Jackson to the Sentime'in prison, according JACKSON, JR. $40,000 Rolex watch for ate seat vacated by President to rece reports. a female friend. Reuters Barack Obama. Jackson has
CBS 2 television 'and has not confirmed the admitted to lobbying for the
Fox News Chicago reported ear- report. seat, but denied knowing about
lier this week that Jackson has Jackson, the son of civil any money offered to Blagojevhired Dan Webb, a former U.S. rights activist-and former presi- ich, who has since, been conattorney in Chicago who repre- dential candidate Rev. Jesse victed on corruption' charges sent defendants in high-profile Jackson, was treated for at and imprisoned. the 47-year-old lawmaker. Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, pers, including the Chicago
Both reports said Jackson, Kthis summer for bipolar disor- Sun-Times and the New York GLBADR BS C

'Who was easily re-elected to der -a psychological condi- Times, reported that Jackson
have to resign his seat and serve swings. He has been on' medi- FBI for possibly misusing cam- Romane Joseph, M.D. I General Surgeon time in prison under terms of cal leave from the House since paign money. The FBI would Gallstones and cholecystitis are the most common types of gallbladder disease and 'onsidered a
the deal being negotiated June and has not been seen in nt confirm the reports. fairly common aIlment. The function of the galIbladder isto'help with'the breaking down of fats that
are consumed in'the course of r meal,

problems for those who are otherwise healthy IndivIduals.

GOP opening to get a larger share of Thurmond, an icon of resis- Join Dr. Romane Joseph as he discusses the basics of gallbladder disease, symptoms, risk factors,
continued from IA. the Black vote if they commit ,tance to racial equality, not the and treatment options.
to a targeted effort to solve the values of Abraham Lincoln, the
now gtapason' bcue polm thtdsrotin GOpresiden ot rerdby
Obama is in the White House," ately afflict Blacks.' Jealous be- Blacks.MO D Y N VE B R 1T
Jealous told me. 'lieves that by the next presiden- What seems certain is that if00p
"This is the party that gave us tial election cycle, the GOP can it doesn't undergo a significant 4:0pm -7
teWar on Poverty and watched begin to rebuild the alliance that change, 'the Republican Party
it become a war on the poor. It once made Blacks its most ly- not only will miss an opportuni- North S o eM edical C n e
gave us a drug War that became al constituency, if Republicans ty to expand its support among S o eC n e
a war on drug addicts. Sure, the make a sincere effort to widen Blacks, it also will make the past Auditorium (off the ma in lobby area)
Republican Party poured jet fuel their base of support. grievances of Blacks with the 100NW.9 StetI'imF 315
on both of these things," Jeal- I think that's a pretty tall or- Democratic Party less impor- 10 .W 5Sre imF 35
ous said. But for a lot of Blacks, der. 'tant than keeping the GOP out Romane Joseph, M.D. General Surgeon
Democrats who have gotten To survive, the GOP must un- of power.
the lion's share of Black votes dergo a revolutionary change. It "The GOP's efforts to suppress fo'r more than half a century has to break with the closet rac- the Black vote became a stimu- A healthy dinner will be served. Reservations Required. haven't fought fiercely enough to ists who swelled its ranks when his for Black voters," said Rev. ________________________________________prevent these setbacks on social -civil rights laws ended the Jim Jesse Jackson. T E ITR O T H R
issues. Crow era. It must distance itsecf He's right. It has also deep- TORGSEPLEASE CALL NOMeic H Cent R E
"The status quo, minus from those who use the mantra ened the hole out of which the 8 0 9 4 3 3!MdclCnc
Obama, could be a disaster for' of conservatism to cloak their GOP must climb to remain a vi- 80 www.NorthShoreMedical corn
Democrats in 2016," Jealous social intolerance.' For many able American political force. If it predicted. In other words, with; Blacks, today's Republican Par- doesn't start shoveling soon, the _________________________________________out Obama at the head of the ty reflects the bigotry of the late hole it's in will become the Reticket, Republicans will have an South Carolina senator Strom publicarn Party's burial ground.


Northwestern grad now a FL circuit court judge

Governor appoints Judge Rodney Smith to the bench

By Gregory W. Wright ber 28th at the Miami-Dade And just as impressive as
g.w.wright@hotmnail.comn County Courthouse and seeing one of Liberty City's
featured an impressive display finest sons receive the robe of
When you look at the chil- of the march of Miami-Dade a Circuit Court judge, was the dren attending Olinda El- County's judges, political and sight of three young boys, also
ementary School or Charles civil dignitaries, legal col- from Liberty City, that started R. Direw Middle School in leagues and family members. the ceremony with a command
Liberty City, just think you, Smith was also supported for all to rise for the Pledge of might be looking at the next by fraternity brothers from Allegiance. The boys dressed Circuit Court judge. And, Kappa Alpha Psi. They were in crisp uniforms, represented
such is the case with Rodney all on hand to salute one of members of Liberty City Boy Smith a 1992 graduate of Liberty City's own sons. Scout Troop #204 the
Miami Northwestern Senior Smith is a 1996 cum'laude same troop where Smith has
High School who was recently graduate of FAMU and a 1999 served as assistant scoutmaselevated to the Eleventh Judi- graduate of Michigan State ter since 1992. Smith also cial Circuit of Florida. University College if Law.! His holds the distinction of being
The investiture, or ceremony wife, Tangelia, stood by his the troop's first Eagle Scout to install Judge Smith into side along with their two chil- a feat he accomplished in office, was held on Septem- dren, Morgan and Bryce.. 1989 at the age of 14. Judge Rodney Smith

ATy are today's

elections so scary?9
By Jonah Goldberg

The' seemingly' eternal contest between President Obama and
former Massachtusetts governor Mitt Romney ended recently.
(though the battle of the recounts might be just beginning). And,
whichever way you wanted the election to go, only the masochists and the political coisultaii. are to an end.
It's funny. There's a disconnect between the way we talk about.
democracy and the way we actually feel about it. We're told elections are a glorious thing. Anyone feel glorious?
-Miami Times photos/Craig Uptgrow We're constantly informed that high voter turnout isagood thing because, well, it isi But what if the reason more people are
WORKING HARD FOR THE *MONEY: Local entrepreneurs reaping the benefits from being part of the engaged in the process is that they're terrified by what the other
Audrey M. Edmonson Small Busine *ss Development Hub include: Terry and Yolanda Mcl~night-Jones (1-r), guy might do? Obama invested heavily in scaring the stuffing Best Cut Lawn Service; Anthony Scott, 2 Ruff Entertainment; Tameika Daniels, fey 2 Know Property out of his Democratic base, in the hope that fear rather than
Management; Robert McWilliams, Jr., AliI Pro Travel; and LetitiaBolden, Hub office manager. idealism will get the job done.
As the challenger, Romney relied on scare tacticsless Some
would argue this has been mostly out of necessity. Romney
needed Obaina supporters to switch their loyalties asnd demon-.
Libert Ciy business hub gives new sizing the president turned off such voters. Also, Romney had
Obama's actual record to work with, making hypothetical scare
tactics less necessary. Even so, Romney hardly wentout of his
comp niesa ch nce o su ceedway to distance himself from, say, Donald Truimp and others.
oager to turn Obama into some sort of Manchurian candidate
Ty Jones has been at the It should surprise no one who's read this column for the past
M ore Blacks look bfroeyaanisteeight years that I hoped Romney would defeat Obama decisively
owne ofy Hom HelPpers of when the votes were tallied. But the truth is that frosm a conserbanrigfor ways to epsitdlvn ale, sad
Sznlltl l'ririp -q husnress vattive perspective, a Romney victory would simply have made that provides in-home care to
vstheir own bo seniors and those with disBy D. Kevin McPeir abilities at "a more affordable price"[tyronesgenesis@live.
Four years ago, Liberty City 4"A lot of people can't afford
resident Leroy Jones, 50, began /~senior citizens centers or asbrainstorming for ways to help sisted living facilities," he said.
local small businesses that "I provide nurses that go into
wanted to stay in and offer ser their homes as companions or
vices to their own community. helpers. The resources here
Most of them, however, did not at the hub have made it poshave the'funds needed to rent ~ ~'~sible for me to see a need in
a s r"''e,', i the community and do someor puchs esenil':1oo like banhlbeidthing about it. I've been able to
comutrs, 'o' ieI s-IfaxI a- Leroy 4Jones~ is the banhlbeidthe Liberty City-based start over and that's possible chines anl-.8sk& His idea led. busines"'hub'. :', '.'for anyone if they are hungry to the creation of a one-stop chal t computersr. Lo- 'and allow for technical sup- enough. Low-income residents shop for startup businesses ca regid can also get help port while the businesses get need health care too and I'm be am
- the Audrey M. Edmonson with jobisearches, food sta started. These incubato s iave making that happen." by Jee Smd AFP/Get Images
Small Business Development applications and resume/cover been a tremendous hieipin the Robert Mc Williams, Jr., 40, Supporters listen to President Barack Obama during a camHub [ESBDH], located at 4055 letter writing. And there's a Black community where small is the owner of All Pro Travel pain rally in .Floria, on November 4. NW 17th Avenue. conference room that is open start-up businesses historically providing travel consulting
"I went to the Commissioner to anyone. Jones adds that the fail nationwide. It has been a for individuals, groups and the best of a bad situation. with the idea and she was all services are free to the public win-win for the business and corporations. The mere fact that presidential elections matter this much is
for it," Jones said. "She award- something that is rare in the the community." "I've been in the business not a sign of national health but of national dysfunction. The
ed us $25,000 so that we could current economy. for 15 years and have worked more the federal government getsinvolved in every aspect of our
get equipment and we figured it "Across the U.S., incubators SUCCESS STORIES with celebrities, corporate lives forgood or ill the more people will feel that their liveli-'
was only right to name the hub and small business assistance Anthony Scott, 46, has been groups and of course everyday hoods, lifestyles, even their actual lives are at stake in a presiin her honor. Some furniture centers have become very at the hub for three years aind people," he said. "Since Obama denial election, If the federal government didn't have so much
also came from St. La and Teen popular but the majority of is the :owner of 2 Ruff Enter- became president, there are leverage over your life, politicians wouldn't be able to scare you Pregnancy. It's been a real team them charge a fee even if it's; tainment a party rental and more grants available for small into the voting booths... effort. The best thing is that we a nominal one," he said. "With promotion company [2ruf66@ businesses. The great thing For insax c,,eath. thepatisan distortions and hyperbole, are almost at capacity here and the County's financial support, gmail.comj, about the hub is that I didn't Obama's "waron women" rhaetoric is the idea that the federal
it's really helping new Black- we don't have to charge one It's fantastic to have the hub have to worry about startup governments soul ,be th guarantor of "reproductive freedom" owned businesses get a leg up penny." ight in our own backyard," he costs. I was able to use my a, malleable ;term that includes everyhing from the right to
on the competition." Edmonson explains why she said. "It's really helped me pro- money to develop my web- abortion on demand d subsidized birth control Pills. )Whatever
stepped forward to help Jones. vide a more professional look sites and to work on building ,'-,the merits oftht arguent, the simple fact :is thaat agovernAN IMPRESSIVE RANGE OF "I support the business to my business. I'm from Mi- relationships and growing my 'ment thiat hste power to0gie you everyting you want hads th~e
SERVICES incubators in District 3 and ami and I know how rare such clientele." power to tak itway, as well..
ESBDH offers a variety of Leroy Jones," she said. "The places are, especially in the For more information or to That's one reaon Supreme Court appointments have become
services for both its registered incubators have assisted small Black community. Business is reach any of the businesses sUch ri'diculu Spectacles. The justices have aCqUired, power s businesses [a capacity of 10] and start-up businesses with .great for me and it's because I cited above, call 786-43 1- historically b logng to democratically-elected politicians, in and those who walk in to use a temporary place to call home am part of the hub." 5383. 'the executive ad legislative branches. With so much at stake,
and little accountability Once confirmed, it's no Wonder
ithe confirmation (process has become an inside-the-beltway verCiien7nie:dd 'tk l democracy AbT ion of apresidentil ampaign. Given'thaepower of te Supreme
Ciiz n ~ n t d i n' our Court, it"'s onl ainlt fgthme n tnsoe vr
liialavrtsngadelcorlr- t ha otr aycst"noret appointment.
OO lticl avertsin an eletorl r- it tht vtersmaycas "inorrct" President George W. ,Bush adopted a number of policies liberElections results proved censors were wrong sults: voters.. Money buys only one votes if exposed to unfettered po- als onace decried as dangerous expansions of the imperial presiOver the nearly three years since vative Super PACs and other inde- thing: the opportunity to persuade litical advocacy by corporations or dey i afwxeponewoml aottheoer. the U.S. Supreme Court's rul- pendent groups spent more than those voters., wealthy individuals is considered decy oWi thbamfew exeptine pli abouttoepowers
ing in Citizens United v. FEC, the $700 million trying to influence As 'the election, 'results make reason enough to ban that advo- nowctat oamris thed prsid.1ga The rue sem towberunawa public has been bombarded with the 2012 elections, far more than clear, the public hasno trouble re- cacy. That's a dangerous priciple. "Those who tred to warn us
criticisms of that decision, partic- their Democratic counterparts. jectingeven the most wNell-financed ularly as the election approached. Yet the election results don't re- messages if they aren't p ersuasive. MONEY DOESN'T CORRUPT 'back at ,the begining of the New Deal of the dangers of one-t Some critics have gotten hysteri- fect this disparity. Instead, they Just ask casino magnate Adelson, These paternalistic concerns marng ruenthatlayead onme anth we eetkng twrd, cal, claiming that it is the worst reflect our closely divided Ameni- who spent more than $53 million are both offensive and unwar- troentralize government mransocnet hae beeg wo, decision since Dred Scott; that it can electorate President Obama supporting eight Republican can- ranted. As the court recognized in thWte would allow billionaires such as won re-election, and the Senate didates, all of whom lost. Or ask Citizens United, the First Amend- t'h S Watrllant erngs ino19,"ImteCagOaa Sheldon Adelson to buy the presi- and the House remain virtually Karl Rove, whose Super PAC spent menit denies government the pow- and the Crisis of Liberalism," Charles Kesler argues that it Was dency for Mitt Romney; that it was unchanged. more than $100 million this elec- er to use "censorship to control Woodrow Wilson who introduced the idea that Americanpresithe very death of democracy itself.. tion, achieving its goal only 1.29 thought." Moreover, before Citi- dnsms aea"iin o hr hySol ~ h on
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After last Tuesday, it seems the to those who perpetuate the myth For many opponents of Citizens in more than half the country's to conform to the."priorities of a politician in Washington. The rumors of democracy's death were that money buys elections. What United, election results are too im- state elections, yet there was no thcnuyointatpednssolde"stemnwo greatly exaggerated, the opponents of Citizens United portant to allow other Americans evidence that those states were 19rdthentury tinotion aeid tot201ents holdbe"saes hfor
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Bethel AME Church rejects new pastor.

By Angel Jennings Angeles pastor assigned to lead this month, but church officials
its flock, drafted an emergency resolu- Emmanuel Mission- guest speaker 'for their
The oldest Black pulpit in The Rev. John J. Hunter was tion barring him from taking ary Baptist Church to worship celebration on
San Francisco rejects the Rev. recently transferred from First control. They said the assign- host a Unity Prayer Break- Nov. 18 at 10a.m. Call
John J. Hunter, the L.A. pas- AME, one of the nation's most ment could "impair the legacy, fast. Call 305-696-6545. 305-373-7162.
tor assigned to lead its flock, in prominent Black churches, af- reputation, relationships and
a move unheard of in'the AME ter an eight-year tenure marred goodwill" of the church in the Second Chance Min- N Church of God and
denomination, by a sexual harassment law- community. 'istries to host a Bible Saints of Christ Tenth
In an unprecedented move, suit, a federal tax investigation When Hunter, cloaked in his study meeting. Call 305- Tabernacle will host a
officials of Bethel African Meth- and the questionable use of white pastor robe and carry- 747-8495. 'Thanksgiving dinner on
odist Episcopal Church, the church credit cards. ing.his Bible, showed up at the NOV. 18, 2012at 2
oldest Black pulpit in the city, Hunter was slated to make his church Nov. 4 ready tO preach, a A Mission pWith A 4p~m Call (78) 477have rejected the troubled Los pastoral debut at Bethel AME REV. JOHN J. HUNTER Please turn to HUNTER 1IB Nl A eissiong Wih AB231m. Cl (7.6 B "
Stadigupaga" _violandkillingsNew Beginning Church 7723.
Women's Department
provides community feed-. Way Fairing Church
S ing. Call 786-371-3779. of God in Christ will host
its pastors appreciationon
PEACE other kids who had died in the ementary School, the marchers 'community. U Bethany Seventh Nov. 23 at 7:30pm. and
conInued from 1B community but I didn't really passed Ada Times, the mother "We need our kids to see what Day Adventist Church Nov.. 25 at 8p.m. Cal786pay attention and now my cry of Howard Times, a 18-year-old we are saying abopt violence," Will host a bereavement o 35-7600. "It raised awareness that we to other parents is: Don't let it who had been killed in a hit-in- she said.
ar nt orhghcrme ad be your child." run accident, only 'a few days After the walk, there was a 'sharing group at 3p'.m. evwhen you march visibly in She said parents should teach prior. He was hit right in the short service held by the stands ery2nd Sunday. UnitedNatons Inthe community you're making, child basic and old-fashioned area where she was standing. near the. Miami Northwestern tercessors will host a
a statement as Godly people values, such as love, tolerance Ada and family were preparing track field. Rev. Carl Johnson, 0 Trinity- Christian prayer conference on Dec. and people who have integrity and discipline, to have a candlelight vigil in Commissioner Audrey Edm6n- Methodist .Episcopal 7 from 7:30p.m.-l0p~m.
as this group does," Rev. Carl Brown also encouraged par- honor of her son that night and son, Larry Handfield, Demond Church., will have Bishop and Dec.' 8 from 10a.m.Johnson said. A ents and the community to Ada herself spoke briefly at the Meade and others all spoke at Teresa E. Snorton as a 2p.m. Call 305-764-4075.
Among the group of march- speak out against black-on- ceremony held after the walk, the event.
ers, was Miami Times colum- black crime. Ernestine King, 31, a mem- "If we can save one life and
nist Queen Brown, a mother "We can't just get alarmed ber of Mount Tabor Baptist have a child choose an edticawho's son was murdered in when a police officer or a white Church, had walked for peace tion instead of a gun and choose f._ 1
2006 at the age of 24. man kills our child," she said.,- side-by-side with her 10-year- college instead of jail," Dr. Larry .
"I wasn't really, aware of'the "It's not OK for [any] man to kill .'old ,son,, Ashanti. She bought Handfield said. "Then we have*

problem until it happened to our child." him along so that he could see accomplished what we set out
me," she said. "I heard about' While walking by Holmes El- how violence is impacting the to accomplish." HART be of service." Expressing his
continued from lB gratitude and appreciation to
Hart, Mayor Booker shared, "we
communities. Making'his first are blown away by you wanting
C h u rch sh o u ld stop at the Newark Emergency to be here, and are thankful for
Command Center, Hart joined your generosity. It has truly
GREER those in need, he created Fresh health and wellness program. drive around Christmas. By City bf Newark Business Ad- boosted our spirits."
continued from 1B Start Family Services (FSFS) in Greer said he is able to suc-' partnering with several organi- ministrator Julien Neals for a Embarking upon a brief tour
March2010. Sincethen, the or- cessfully manage his church zations, they were able to give walk-through of the operation of Newaik, Hart and Bookwith different poverty issues. ganization has received 1.3 mil-' and FSFS because he has good away 200 backpacks and toys center. er arriVed at their final stop,
'I want to be a messenger of lion in funding. leadership at his church, not- to about 350 families, last year. "After Sandy, we went into Shaquille O'Neal's CityPlex
hope," he said. "I feel that the "I have a true, sincere pas- ing the church's associate pas- "We're a small church doing what we refer to as a level 2 12. Here, Hart presented May-. role of pastors and leaders is to sion for people, especially those, tor, four ministers, three dea- big things," Greer said. "Our activation. We brought. in cri- or Booker with a check in the give people optimism that their who are struggling and less for- cons and ministry heads. For wallets may not be big, but our sis leaders from the city's core amount of $50,000 donated to lives can change. The church tunate, including the homeless instance, he plans big events at hearts and 'our passion is what resource departments to help the Newark Fireman's Charity has to be that beacon of hope." and disenfranchised,". he said. specific times of the year so that drives us to do big things." provide immediate assistance" Fund. Hart also left $50,000
He says the -core of the "I believe that God has called they don't conflict with each Who's your pastor? Has he said Neals. worth of gift cards, and caschurch's ministry is spiritual me to the low-income commu-' other. biblically led your church and Hitting close to home for the es of water and cold-weather
development. Greer works to nity." ',- Each year.FSFS partners with mentored you as a spiritual fa- Philly native, Hart expressed wear, given by Vitamin Water,
make sure souls are saved and FSFS has numerous services Ebenezer Community Church ther? Should he be The Miami his sentiments toMayor Book- for the Mayor to distribute. that people are serious about and programs, such as its trU- for three major events: one is of Times next Pastor Of The Week? er and his staff. 'This was' a "I'm blessed; and to be able to their salvation.., ancy prevention program and course the Thanksgiving feed- Tell us why. Contact Malika A. shocking reality for me,' said help these families obtain the
,' But another top priority is the its career and future prepara- ing.'There is also the backpack Wright, Faith and Family editor, Hart. "I commend you all for basic necessities that they need needs of the community and tion program for foster kids. It giveaways at the beginning at Mwright@miamitimesonline. pulling together this impressive is both humbling and uplifting," his congregation. In response to also has a mental health and a of each school year, and a toy corn or 305-694-6216. operation and I'm so happy to said Hart.

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Abraham Lincoln's faith and "Battle With God" explored in new book
By Christopher Sullivan "The silencing of Lincoln's Devouring freethinkers such says suggesting it could have a Tuesday evening prayer meetfaith by the secular and the ex- as Thomas Paine and the Scot- been rage against his father, ing, listening from the pastor's
"Lincoln's Battle with God: A aggerating of Lincoln's faith by tish poet Robert Burns, who or against petty preachers, or office so as not to be distracted.
President's Struggle with Faith the religious have given us a scoffed at fake piety, Lincoln even against a God that had al- The death. of his beloved son,
and What it Meant for America" less accurate and less engaging became known for his hard lowed the deaths of his mother, Willie, in the depths of the Civil
(Thomas Nelson), by Stephen Lincoln," Mansfield writes, line. But when he went so far sister and sweetheart., War might have turned Lincoln
Mansfield As we follow Lincoln's journey as to write a "little'book on In- The author suggests "honest permanently from God, but inMansfield has previously through life, it's a revelation to I fidelity," attacking the divinity Abe" became less than fully so stead. confirmed his religious
explored the faith of Barack read how candid and forthcom- of Christ and the inspiration Qf as he entered politics; a cam- quest, Mansfield argues. InsisObama and George W. Bush, mg he could be about his state the Bible, and then announced paign handbill denied he'd ever tently, he asked clergymen for,
and now author Stephen Man- of mind and soul. that he hoped to publish it, "scoffed" at religion, guidance about "the state of the
field takes on the complex A lifelong sufferer of depes- "friends were mortified," Mans- But Mansfield notes' other soul after death."
and fascinating religious life sion, he wrote as a young man, field writes, factors besides political cal- He came to see the unrelentof Abraham Lincoln, who went "If what I feel were equally dis- Believing publication would culation that coincided with ing carnage of the Civil War as
from fiery atheism in youth to tributed to the whole human kill a promising career, one changes in his faith. Two min- God's judgment and punishsuch deep conviction later that family, there would not be one admirer "snatched it from Lin- isters whose writing he ad- ment for slavery, as he says in
his second inaugural address cheerful face on the earth." And coln's hand" and burned the mired and whom he sought out his second inaugural shortly
col b ale in fse-afred eale i ecipinManuscit personally, shaped his thinking,, before his assassination.
monl to the akin of himsel as""eeigsprt
Mon to the nation. of himself as"a seeking spirit" This early, fanatical anti-re- and he continued to read and Mansfield notes that "we
Textbooks often freeze and with a pleading prayer: "Help ligion, which followed Lincoln study the Bible, a habit learned want conclusions rather than
simplify Lincoln's religion, thou my unbelief." the wild enthusiasm of revival even as he became an Illinois from his mother. Though he processes, . conversions
making him merely a "skep- In his 20s, freed from the meetings Lincoln for a time legislator and later a lawyer, never joined any church, he at-' rather than religious journeys," tic, ever religiously uncetain," strict Calvinistic beliefs of his vehemently and publicly reject- "makes us wonder if the fuel tended Sunday services of 'his and that that can keep us from Mansfield writes in'"Lincoln'S father and other youthful re- ed the religious givens of con- of this heat wasn't some oth- wife's Presbyterian congrega- recognizing Lincoln'as "one of Battle with: God." "The truth is ligious influences including temporary America. er hatred entirely," Mansfield tion in Washington and even our most religious presidents." that Lincoln was, in fact, a religious pilgrim."
There's no end to books
parsing the' 16th president,
of course, and even Lincoln's
faith has had Many thoughtful explorations. The value of
Mansfield's study is its sharpT focus, its detail about those tsie F r ed cr
-who influenced Lincoln and the
author's willingness to let soimL
aspects of the president's belief -0
remain mysterious or not fully
"Lincoln's Battle with God"
dismisses those -determined to iee
shape Lincoln in their Own re- ..
ligious image, whether deeming 4,
hin godless or a "true Christian."

Bishop T.D.

Jakes partners

with Gospel

singer for

concert series

By Blue Black Dog Staff

Bishop T. D. Jakes is well
known as a preacher and fondly
called Americals Best Preacher". Bishop Jakes is the senior r'
pastor of the.30OO0-member
church, The Potter's House of
Dallas, but he has been known
to explore other interests and
talents such as producing a
Grammy winning gospel. CD
and also writing and producing blockbuster movies. Now,
"America's Best. Preached" is


parnrn wt rmy and:
Dove Award-winning recording
artist, sandi Pattyafor an inspiJ Pattyi who Tis knownMas the 19 &
"Voice of Gospel Music," will
share the stage with Bishop
Jakes for two concerts in two 11Oc-nrao
cities. The first city is Winter
Park, 'Florida, where they Will
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Blacktea:. Diabetes. remedy?. Study: Blacks more likely

Lower rates in d e o e r

countries where to f er attacks
the beeragemuch where we were the last with. For example, close to one Researchers say time we looked at it," Dr. Moni- in three Black men and women
ka Safford, from the University had diabetes at the study's onis very popular' kn
smoking is an of Alabama at Birmingham, told set, versus one in six white parB)' ealh D~' ~.~..14-1 Reters Health. ticipants.
lmpacLJUL~~ac~oI Her team's findings are based "hr r osrrsshr,
Rates of type 2 diabetes are on close to 25,000 middle-aged Safford said.
lower in countries where many By Genevra Pittman and older adults who had blood She said genetics may -put
peole rin blck eaa fnd-and urine tests and a general Black adults at higher risk for ing that supports previous re- Black men and women are health check in 2003 through uncontrolled high blood pressearch suggesting that regular ':.more likely to. die of a heart at- 2007. At that point, none of sure. When it comes to high
consumption of black tea is '> tack or heart failure than whites them had heart disease. coetrl ee fte r
associated with a reduced risk '' in the United. States, according Over the next four-plus years, on, statins. And Blacks may not
of diabetes, according to a new to a new study. .659 people in the study devel- be accessing quit-soigpo
stuy. eserchrs aidthoe ds-oped any kind of heart disease, grams or other preventive
Resarcer Arel rsnik parties cold be explained by. including heart attacks and care as often as whites.
of Data Mining International,'- Black adults' higher rates of 'heart failure.' About one-third. "hqusinsddte
in Geneva" Switzerland, and There was no association 'between black tea consumption smoking, diabetes and high of those "events" were fatal. have problems before that colleagues. looked at black tea and any of t he o the Ir health condition s included in the stu Idy. blood pressure, and* the find- Every year during the study, weren't picked up? And maybe consumption in 50 countries ing that they, tend to be heavier, four in 1,000 Black men die.d. it's because they're not getting
on every continent in 2009 black tea consumption., There ber of complex flavonoids that than whites. .from heart disease, on aver- the same quality healthcare,", and compared that to rates of was no association between have been linked with several The study's lead author said age, compared to 1.9 of 1,000 said Dr. Carl "Chip" Lavie, from diabetes and cancer, as well ,black 'tea consumption and potential health benefits, the, the result is "distressingly simi- white men, the researchers the John Ochsner Heart and as respiratory, infectious and any, of the other health con- researchers Inoted. The brew- lar" to racial differences seen in found. Among women, 2 in Vascular Institute in New Orcardiovascular diseases in ditions included in the study, ing process. releases these fia- data from the 1990s, despite 1,000 Blacks died of heart dis- leans.' those nations. according to a journal news vonoids. public health e Ifforts to address .ease each year,. compared to 11 "The obvious implications
Ireland had the highest 1ev- release. The number of people with them. in 1,000 whites. are, we need 'to do a better job
el of black tea, consumption, "These original study results~ type 2 diabet .es will rise from "The sad fact is, we really Safford and her colleagues in Blacks of getting their risk (more than 4.4 pounds a year are consistent with previous 285 million in 2010o to 438 don't see an awful lot of move- found the extra deaths. in factors treated, and probably per person), closely followed'by biological, physiological and million in 2020, the Interna- merit in terms of that long- Blacks could be explained by getting them to recognize syrnpthe United Kingdom and Tur- ecological Istudies conducted tional Diabetes Federation es- standing ,disparity. It's pretty their higher heart risks to'begin toms of cardiovascular disease." key. Nations With the lowest on the potential of [black tea] timates.
l6e ,els of black tea consump- on diabetes and obesity." and While the study found a tion were South Korea, Brazil, provide "valuable additional 'mathematical association be- Diabetes: Sexual Dysfun'ction linked to' wom en
China, Morocco and Mexico. scientific information at the tween black tea consumption
Statistical analyses showed global level," the researchers and .type 2 diabetes rates, it By Tatiana Abmnd The main complaints cited .for you as well as maintaining
that diabetes rates were low wrote, did not prove a cause-and-ef- .were the lack of arousal in gen- your confidentiality.
in countries with high- levels of .Black tea contain's a n -'fect relationship. A recent report revealed that eral and increased discomfort You probably already know
__________________________________________________________ women with diabetes are at when having sex. In addition, that it is recommended to
P~t risk for sexual" problems as a it was noted that women were, maintain, a healthy weight,
result of their 'condition" the~ less likely to discuss' these exercise regularly, keep your
Past r b 6c e'l fr m" taki g. ul epot sid.issues with their physician. blood sugar 'levels within
Pasto blo ked rojin taki g pu pite stdy~ showed 'that When' feeling ,out-of-sorts and' 'range and 'eat a 'wholesome
WUTER the, AME denomination pits learned of Hunter's question- approximtely 18 percent of, put-of-touch with. one' body, diet. Incorporating healthycontinued from 2B the small, 65q-member con- able financial transactions. women with type one diabetes a partner or a doctor, what can lifestyle habits, even ,if they
gfregation against the execu- ,, "That's how much weight and 42 percent of women with be done to 'fix~ the issue? are very small at first, will help church officials said, they con- tive orders of Kirkland and has : his, reputation carries," said type two diabetes have some Your physician and the your body 'to function better in fronted him in the' foyer arid 'many churchgoers questioning one senior church official who degree of sexual dysfunc- American Diabetes Associa-' everything that you do. demanded that heproduce the the ramifications of their pro- 'asked not to, be identified for to.Aohrtuyidced tion at diabetes~org can help So instead of feeinig worsigned declaration from Bishop test.. fear 'of punishment if Hunter that' as mays64pret oubanwigmnyfyur idlgihorntrciv
T. Lrry irklnd satin his Church officials fear that ,were to be seated as pastor. .ys64prnt oubaswigmn fyur ielgihornatacie
new Lassy inmen t an coyo h une'ilmseseua 'I 08 utrako of mnopau~sal women with questions. Online communi- make it'your goal to adopt a
Hunter did not have acpoftion would upend a multimil- edged using First AME's credit -arete~ae"sxa tie adii nal upte mnwaith orod tor nehal
problems, while approximately with others whoaefcigte onywh yir"dyofel
the'declaration and church of- hon-dollar business 'deal in cards for $122,000 in personal 4'1 percent of pre-menopausal same issues.' A couple of in- stimulated' and alive, howevficials blocked him from taking the works. Some say the deal, expenditures on item's includ- j'women with type two diabetes' ternet searches will yield "vast' er 'you can work it into your the pulpit. which officials declined to de- ing suits, jewelry, 'vacations have sexual 1 issuess. amounts of good information schedule. .
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By Megan Hart resident Tyler Kramer and his
father lead a workshop about
MUSKEGON HJEIGHTS, MI how to deal with type 1 diabeManaging diabetes isn't a chal- tes.
lenge just for the person who Type 1 diabetes is usually dihas it it affects the entire agnosed in children and teenfamily, health officials said. agers and develops because
Mihfi Rankin, Wvho coordi- the immune system attacks the
nates Muskegon Community cells of the pancreas that make
Health Project's diabetes pro- Ainsulin. Insulin allows the sugA J

graina, said family members ar in the food a person eats to
play a role in helping people get into the blood cells, and
,with diabetes to ,maintain a when the body can't produce
proper diet and follow a regi- it, sugar stays in the blood
mn o.fusigulinand test- stream, where it can damage a

ing blood sligar.~ person's organs.
There's a t of ties that we Type 2 diabetes can develop

'would like to not do what we're at any age, when a person's
supposed to doand if we havea cells become resistant to insu;famnily member, that helps keep lin. Being overweight and not
us on track," she said getting enough physical activ"With that in mind, the an- ity are risk factors for developnual Arican American Diabe- ing type 2 diabetes.
tes Confere nce has information Though the majority of Musand speakers aimed at those kegon County residents with

with diabetes, and those that diabetes have type 2 diabetes,
nd, '' betes, and' iS-year-old Detroit

support them," Rankin said A medical assistant checks the blood sgar level of a patient having a speakyler Kramwho is dealingd his
'V?. *i:. ahrlad a workshop about

ghe confdiaberence willtes include during the African American Health Initiative's health fair in with type 1 diabetes will show

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are being t asked to quit smoking Smoking increases your risk of Quitting smoking isn't easy, blood pressure whil drnop and the on November 15alth. The Aeri- developing coronary artery ds- but it can be done. Smoking carbon monoxide levelops becain yours

can Cancer Society's Great ease, stroke, cancer and lung cessation classes may help. blood will return to normal. EvAmerican Smokeout urges ,disease. It's also a risk that we You also can talk to your doc- ery day without a cigarette will Americans to learn more about can take control of by stopping tor about medications that immunprove system attacks health the health dangers of smoking smoking. may help. Tell your friends and So takeoff that first step and joinmake and the need to quit. North Shore Medical Center family that you're going to par- the Great Americansulin allows the sug-t. king is the most common is asking ourfriends and neigh- ticipate in the Great American For in morthe information about cause of preventable deaths in bors who smoke to take the first Smokeout and ask for their the Great American Smokeoutlls, and with iabees t maitain : a when, the, body, can't produce

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Soda tax expected to decrease diabetes FDA g ne

Elimination of soft drinks will

benefit Blacks and Latinos more
By Christina Jewett ture in 2010.
Even so, she said the decline ah
A tax on soda would carry in consumption would elimithe greatest health benefits for nate five-in 10,000 new diabe- tg
Black and Latino Californians, tes cases for Blacks and four in 'c who face the highest risks of 10,000 for Mexican-Americans. um
diabetes and heart disease, ac- The decline for those groups is Pz ea
cording to recent research find- higher than the projected state- i p
ings. wide reduction, which is one in a
The study foundthat if a pen- 10,000, she said.
ny-per-ounce tax was applied Bibbins-Domingo said. theTH to soda, cuts in consumption study, which has been submit-,Ty would result in an 8 percent de- ted for publication, was amofig about $
cline in diabetes' cases among, the first to show that some sweetened-beverage consump- ings, the study says. spl c p s
Blacks and Latinos. The state- groups that tend to drink more tion by 15 percent. And even if Hanretty, the beverage-assbowide reduction in new diabetes soda and face higher diabetes Americans replace 40 percent ciaton spokeswoman, disputed cases is projected at 3 to 5.6 risks also benefit most of the cut calories with juice or the findings: "I am very confi- T int percent, according to research- from a soda tax. milk, it would lead to a weight dent that a 1-pound weight loss i
ers from iC San Francisco, Co- "It's pretty clear that what's loss of nearly 1 pound per year. smper year will have no effect on
lumbia University and Oregon necessary is some mechanism Researchers conclude that the health of Americans."
State University, who released to increase price [enough] to. within 10 years, the lost weight At the conclusion of last their findings at last week's curb consumption," said Bib- would'translate to 876,000 few- week's meeting where the reAmerican Public Health Asso- bins-Domingo, who is a physi- er obese Americans in the 25 to cent findings were presented, ciation annual meeting. cian and epidemiologist. 64 age range. The study found 6 council of 200 public-healthd
The study was unveiled as a The UCSF team's latest re- that over a decade, the change workers, includirTg doctors and w sugar-sweetened-beverage tax search builds on a study pub- is Projected to prevent 30,000 epidemiologists, passed a resofaced votes in two Califdrnia. lishedl in the journal Health heart attacks; 8,000 strokes; lution supporting local, state cities last Tuesday. A statewide Affairs in January. That study and 26,000 premature deaths. and federal soda taxes, noting excise tax was proposed 'but predicted that nationwide, a, The changes would lead to $17 the toll of the nation's obesity died in the California Legisla- soda tax could reduce sugar- billion in health-care cost say- epidemic'.

7Spelman chooses inclusive wellness program

Ey Similoluwa Ojurongbe with the students' health and Brown were in financial peril
the responsibility to help. She, due to financial mismanageSpelnan College, the all fe- told the Journal-Constitution, meant, corruption, financial aid
male HBCU, has made the dif- "one ou.t of every two students theft and foreclosure.
ficult choice to abandon its ath- has high blood pressure, Type For HBCUs, the cost of athletic program in exchange for 2 diabetes or is obese." letic programs have shown an
improved fitness facilities and "I have been to .funerals of increased strain on their budam ore inclusive wellness pro- young alums who were not get.'As the cost to maintain
gram for its students. taking care of themselves," the programs doubles, their
Dr.- Beverly Daniel Tatum she said, "and I believe we can student enrollment decreases.
told The Atlanta Journal-Con- change that pattern not only Many of their students come
stitution, "When I was looking for them but for the broader from low-income families and
at the decision, it wasnt being. community." are finding. it difficult .to get Ntoa bst xet a
driven by the cost as much as HBCUs have endured bleak loans due to the weak economy OBESITY National obesity experts say
the benefit. With $1 million, 80 financial reports in the recent and tight credit requirements. continued from 5B that over the past three destudent athletes are benefit- Ionths, including the collapse Spelnan will be using funds cades, Americans' eating habing. Or, should we invest in a of Morris Brown and alleged previously allocated to sports It costs $6;600 more a year to its have changed dramatically.
wellness program that' would money woes at Morehouse Col- to renovate the school's Read treat someone with diabetes, he Food marketers, -manufacturers
touch every student's life?" lege. Hall, which was built in the says. .-and restaurants are selling us
Spelman might not influence Recently, $228 million in 1950s, into a state-of-the-art So where did we, go 'wrong, more food in bigger portions
other schools in the region DR. BEVERLY DANIEL TATUM grants were given to HBCUs by fitness facility open for longer and what will it take to reverse and we're happy. to wolf down
where sports are more inter- the Department of Education. hours. the trend? much more than we used to.
twined with the identity of the cuts could consider following Many have speculated- about .. ... ,,
university. But some schools suit. how that money would be mansuffering from deep budget Tatum is more concerned aged when schools like Morris

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Unlikely model in HIV efforts: Sex film industry
and warning that it could drive
An aggressive testing regimen up to 10,000 jobs out of state.
Very frequent testing makes
redu es rsksof p rfor ersit almost impossible for an acrietor to stay infected without beBy Donald G. Mcneil Jr. Bizarre as the ritual is, it ing caught, said Dr Jacques
seems to work. Pepin, the author of "The OriLOS ANGELES Before they The industry's medical gins of AIDS" and an expert on
take off all their clothes, the consultants say that about transmission rates. "And if you
actors who perform as James 350,000 sex scenes have been are having sex mostly with. peoDeen and Stoya go through a shot without condoms since pie who themselves are tested
ritual unique to the heterosex- 2004, and H.I.V. has not been all thertime, this must further
ual adult film industry. transmitted on a set once. reduce the risk."
First, they show each other Outside the world of por- When the virus first enters a
their cellphones: -Each has an nography, the industry's test- high-risk group like heroin use-mail from a laboratory saying ing regimen is not well known, ers, urban prostitutes or habihe or she just tested negative and no serious academic study tus of gay bathhouses, it usufor H.I.V., syphilis, chlamydia of it has ever been done. But ally infects 30 to 60 percent of
and gonorrhea. when it was described to sev- the cohort within a few years,
Then they sit beside the eral AIDS experts, they all re:- studies have shown. The same
film's producer, Shylar Cobi, acted by saying that there were would be expected in pornogas he checks an industry da- far fewer infections than they raphy, where performers can
tabase with their real names would have expected, given -- :' have more ;than a dozen partto confirm that those negative how much high-risk sex takes ners a monthbut the industry
tests are less than 15 days old. place.: says self-policing has preventThen, out on the pool ter- ,. edit.
race of the day's set a music Los Angeles County "Our talent base has sex exproducer's hilltop home with a potentially more than other
view of the Hollywood sign Votes Tuesday on LIGHTS, CAMERA Actors ran their lines on the set of a pornographic film. people, but we're all -on the
they yank down their pants rei rn same page about keeping it
and stand around joking as r condoms because it's giving the wrong it illegal to shoot without con- whole county is on the ballot out," said Steven Hirsch, the
Mr. Cobi quickly inspects their on the set. message -- that you can have doms. They argue that other on Tuesday. -founder of Vivid Entertainmouths, hands and genitals for multiple sex partners without sexually transmitted diseases Producers say the condom ment, one of the biggest stusores. "I don't think there's any condoms but I can't say it are rampant in the indus- requirement will drive, them dios.
"I'm not a doctor," Mr. Cobi, question that it works," said doesn't work." try, though the industry trade out of business since consum- Performers have to test negawho wears a pleasantly sheep- Dr. Allan Ronald, a Canadian Despite the regimen's appar- group disputes that. ers will not buy such films. tive every 28 days, although
ish grin, says. "I'm only quali- AIDS specialist who did land- ent success, California health In January, the city of Los Local newspapers like The some studios recently switched fled to do this because I've been mark studies of the virus in officials and, an advocacy Angeles passed a law requir- Los Angeles Times oppose the to every 14. shooting porn since 1990 and I prostitutes in a Nairobi slum. group, the AIDS Healthcare ing actors to wear -condoms. A ballot measure, calling it well- If a test is positive, all the know what looks bad." "I'm a little uncomfortable, Foundation, are trying to make measure to do the same for the intentioned' but unenforceable, Please turn to HIV lOB

Faces may hold clues to ticker trouble Conference open for all

Older-looking people may have People with reced- study and gave results Tuesday
ing hairlines, earlobe at an American Heart Associa- DIABETES betes, according to the Musgreater. risk than younger-looking, creases and other tion conference in'Los Angeles. continued from 5B kegon-Oceana County Health
A small consolation: Wrinkles Disparities Reduction CoaliBy Marilynn Marchione a greater chance of developing aging signs have a elsewhere 6n the face and gray young people with that diagno- tion. Blacks have slightly highAssociated Press heart disease than younger- 57% greater risk for hair seemed just ordinary con- sis that they can participate in er rates of diabetes, with about
looking people the same age do, heart attack and a 39% sequences of aging and did not sports and do other things that 12 percent of their adult popuLOS ANGELES Want a clue new research suggests. greater risk for heart correlate with heart risks. people without diabetes do, lation diagnosed with diabetes,
to your risk of heart disease? Doctors say the study high- disease The research involved 11,000 Rankin said. whereas, about 9 .percent of
Look in the mirror. People lights the difference between bi- Danish people and began 'in "They need someone to look white adult residents have it.
who look old with receding logical and chronological age. 1976. At the start, the partici- up to and let them know it's all Rankin said, though the conhairlines, ,bald heads,. creases "Looking old for your age marks the University of Copenhagen pants were age 40 and older.- right," she said. ference's title specifically mennear their earlobes, or bumpy poor cardiovascular health," in Denmark. Researchers documented About 10 percent of Muske- tions Blacks, people of all races
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Black blogger talk weight issues Church plans to donate 2oK

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first began. She wasn't accus"I'm a plus sized girl, but tomed to publicly sharing per- By Michael Gryboski "We just wanted to. do someI'm a plus-sized girl, but .thing to get the name of God
I, didn't have any plus sized sonal feelings for just anyone to A
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When CeCe Olisa moved from ". anonymously and avoided in- group is launching an effort to thing to actually happen from
thewestcoasttoNyclUding any photos of herself in collect 20,000 Bibles to donate something I said.. .But it's pretthe west coast to New York City "luin an phto ci hrsl in% pss
to pursue her music career, she -: : t to a global ministry organiza- ty cool," said Belanger to livinghad to learn to deal with an .441.. "It was a lost easier to be com-' tion that will distribute them
industry where image is con- pletely raw and honest when abroad. Geoffrey Morin, chief commuSonRise Church of Howell nications officer of American
sidered almost as important as -7 there 'was a little bit of separatalent. she said.will be collecting th Bibles un- Bible Society, told the Chris"There was a lot of stuff I was ion, ,her small, private il December 20, when they will tian Post that he was happy to
"Tern waslothofh stuf Ias :Gradually, he eb beg ate give them to the Fowlerville- hear of the interests of the Sonworking through in regards .space on, the web began to grow bsdCrsinRsucsI-Rs ot obigteBbet
to my body image, specifically in readership and Olisa began based Christian Resources in- Rise youth to bring the Bible to
when it came to dating, that I to realize there were other wom- international, others.
just didn't feel like I could really I en who related with her story. Jessica Wisuri, Special Proj- "We applaud 14-year-old Jortalk about," she told theGrio, "I think there's something
This realization is what led her powerful when you think you're Christian Post that this was the SonRise Church for their efto start The Big Girl Biog. the only one. going through first year that SonRise had in- forts to make the Bible availome tm e Big Gir ao tonl ne. g Atrriough ad
"Sometimes you have to talk something and then you see evolved itself with her organiza- able to many in Arica and Inthin Igs out to kind of purge someone else say it or Iyou see dion's efforts. dia," said Morin.
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them and find out how you. re- someone else do it and you're The wil dia whe ed yCp about
ally feel about them," Olisa said like, 'Oh my gosh,' I thought it and Africa. They are distrib- whether developing nations
abot hr wbste."i as't e- asjus me'"uted through CR1 miissionaries or developed nations were in
about, her website. 'I wasn't re- was just mel'"
ally writing for anyone but my- It isn't just her. Olisa's strug- to be used for trying Pastors, greater need of new Bibles, Mo eEvangelim Ledn ibais rin responded that the need
self, but writing the blog was gle with her weight isn't one E
my way of purging it.",, that's unfamiliar in the Black and Bible Libraries," said Wi- was different.
She described the experience Please turn to BLOGGER 10B sun. "Regardless of where you live,
"We are not necessarily look- the greatest spiritual need is
ing for specific versions of the to turn to God's Word to make
Bible. Although, we do have a sense of life. Beyond that, the
S tatin seneed for Study Bibles & Com- spiritual needs of those in the
lmentaries." developing world vs. the needs
In an interview with local of those in the developed world
By Salynn Boyles mean that .pople with cancer them until the end of 2009.' nosed. But the study did not media, SonRise youth Pastor are often different," said Morn.
should start using statins in When the researchers exam- address whether statins can Patrick Erck credited the idea "A pressing need in the deStatins- widely prescribed the hopes of improving their ined deaths from all cancers, prevent cancers from occurring as, coming from 14-year old veloping world is to make the drugs used to help prevent prognosis." they found that patients with a The study had some limita- church member Jordan Be- Bible available to individuals
-death from heart disease He points out that a large history of statin use had a 15 tons, including missing infor- langer. who have never owned one or
may play a role in reducing risk number of studies -that estab- percent lower risk of dying than mation for many patients about "It's inspirational to see young don't have a copy in their native. for cancer death, too, a new lish the role of statins in pre- those who had not used the cancer treatment details, tumor people really to step out and do tongue. In the U.S., a pressstudy shows.- venting heart attack and stroke drugs. size, and cancer spread. something beyond themselves," ing need is for people to take
Researchers followed all can- have not shown the drugs to re- Researcher Sune F. Nielsen, Jacobs says there is little said Erck to livingstondaily, the Bible off their shelves so to cer patients in Denmark diag- duce cancer deaths. PhD, says there are several evidence from previous studies com. speak and into their lives."
nosed between 1995 and 2007., "Additional research will be possible mechanisms by which that station use has important They found that those who took, needed to clarify if and how statins improve cancer. survival, effects, "either good or bad" on cholesterol-lowering stations be- stating might influence survival He says that some studies overall cancer risk. Seek ""'"
fore they were diaghosed were in cancer patients," he says. suggest that cancer cells need Neil E. Caporaso, MD, of the S e .t 1I1 ary
less likely to 'die from their dis- The new study appears in the cholesterol to grow. And a lack National Cancer Institute, wrote ease than patients who did not Nov. 8 issue of the New England of cholesterol has been shown an editorial published with the EYE cent of diabetes-related blindtake the- drugs. Journal of Medicine. to inhibit tumor growth. study. He says important ques- continued from 6B ness is preventable through
The study does not prove that Researchers use t a national "It is not so far-fetched to ions need to be answered be- early detection, 'timely treatstatins have a direct impact health :database to track statin imagine that taking a cholester- fore the studies needed to verify identify early signs of diabetic ment, and appropriate followon cancer survival. But. Eric J. use among the Danish popula- ol-reducing drug can slow the the findings can be conducted. retinopathy and other diabetic up care. Jacobs, Ph), of the" American ion. The study included close progression of cancer," Nielsen "But if stains do influence eye disease. Comprehensive NEI currently dedicates Cancer Society, called the find- to 300,Q00 adults aged 40 or says. cancer survival it is certainly dilated eye exams all about 40 million dollars, in reings "intriguing aid exciting" older. They had been diagnosed Almost 19,000 participants in worth verifying -because this care professionals to monitor search funding each year to and worthy of further research. with cancer between 1995 and the Danish study took stains could impact millions of cancer the eye, including the 'retina, better understand, prevent,
But he says that "they do not 2007. Researchers followed before their cancers were diag- patients," he says. for signs of disease. Ninety per- and treat diabetic retinopathy.

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Aging signs indicate increased risks PastOral Celebration
Because of Him Family Prayer
Ministry, Inc. invites you to join
YOUNG start of the study. This was risk for heart attack and a 39 earlobe creases might raise us in these anointed services on
continued: from 8B true at all ages and among men percent greater risk for heart risk. our Second Pastoral celebration
and women, even after taking disease compared with people Kathy Magliato, a heart sur- for Prophetess/PastorOphelia
their appearance, tallying into account other factors such with none of these signs. geon at St. John's Health Cen' Hayes Jones'. beginning 7 crow's-feet, wrinkles, and other as family history of heart dis- Having yellowish eyelid ter in Santa Monica, Calif., p.m., Friday, November 16 ,at signs of age. ease. bumps, which could be signs of said doctors need to pay more 1461 NW 56 St., -Holy Faith
In the next 35 years, 3,400 Those with three to four of cholesterol buildup, conferred attention to signs literally star- M.B. Church, Pastor .Gregory participants developed heart these aging signs receding :the most risk, researchers ing them in the face. Williams.
disease (clogged arteries) and hairline at the temples, bald- found. Baldness in men has "'We're so rushed to put on Ending 3:30 p.m., Sunday,
1,700 suffered a heart attack. press at the crown of the head, been tied to heart risk before, a blood-pressure cuff or put a November i' at Jordan Grove
The risk 'of these problems earlobe creases, or yellowish possibly related to testosterone stethoscope on the chest" that M.B. Church, 5946 NW 12 increased with each addition- fatty deposits around the eye- levels. obvious, visible signs of risk Ave. Speaker from Chicago, IL
al sign of aging present at the lids --had a 57 percent greater They could only guess why are missed, Magliato said. Apostle Kenneth Sparks with j praises rendered by the Doe
Family of Ft. Lauderdale, FL. PASTOR OPHELIA H. JONES

Sex-film industry promotes high standards share
Sexge shre str

HIV interpretation would require __
continued from 8B all films to be shot with latex
gloves, face shields and lab BLOGGER by anyones standards, but new
studios across the country that coats. It also says the state continued from 9B research shows weight may not
adhere tostandards set by the tolerates other industries, like be as much of a health hazard
Free Speech Coalition, an in- boxing and football, in which community In fact, the U.S. Of- as previously considered. 'The
dustry trade group, ave obliged performers take risks. fice of Minority Health has said New York nmes published an
to stop filming until all the on- The Legislature has avoided that in 2011, four out of five article last month suggesting
screen partners of that per- making the law specific to por- Black women were either over- we may all be focusing on the
former, all their partners, and nography. weight or obese. wrong thing when it comes to
all their partners' partners, are "No politician wants to touch These numbers are alarming personal health.
found and retested. In 2004, ? the issue, because it's about.
the industry shut down for sex," said Michael Weinstein, .
three months to do that. "head' of the AIDS Healthcare
It has had briefer shutdowns Foundation, who has made the 7 j 7 'I
in each of the last four years. issue a personal crusade.
In 2009 and 2010, no oth- Michael Weinstein, President of AIDS Healthcare Founda- For producers, it's really We have made several changes in our deadlines due to a newly
er infected performers were tion. about money. shot revised agreement between The Miami' Ties and our printer. We
found. Coalition. representa- Vivid Entertainment value your patronage and support a idsk you ,to adjust to these,
tives said an infected woman in days apart. workplaces most movies are with condoms for two years changes, accordingly. As always, we are happy to provide you*.with
2009, from Nevada, may have State law in California cover- shot in houses rented for a few after a 1998 H.I.V. outbreak, excellent customer service.
,had an infected boyfriend, and ing these issues is vague. It re- days. Even if it does, it cannot and'sales dropped 30 percent, Lifestyles Happenings (calendar): Submit all events by Friday, offered evidence that a man in- quires protective gear for work- enter without the, producer's Mr. Hirsch said. Producers p.m. phone: 305-694-6216; fax: 305-757-5770; e-mail: vgibson@
fected in 2010 in Florida had ers 'exposed to blood-borne permission or unless a per- have threatened to leave the miamitimesonIinecom worked outside the industry as, diseases, but it was written former files a complaint, which state, taking the jobs of 1,200 Church Notes (faith/family calendar): Submit all events by prostitute. The 2011 test was with nurses and plieofficers would allow investigators to actors and more than 5000 05-694-6216; fax: 305-757-5770; e-mail:
a false positive. in mind and does not mention get a warrant, said Amy Mar- crew members with them.
' A' shutdown in August condQms. tin, the agency's chief counsel. Because of court rulings,
came after. several actors got The California Occupational But the industry hires only filming adult movies is, legal Classified advertising: Submit all ads byiTuesday, 4 p.m.
syphilis, not H.I.V. All per- Safety and Health Adminis- -actors willing to work without in California, lorida and New Family-posted obituaries: Submit all obituaries by Tuesday 4:30 former were given a choice: traction interprets the law as condoms, so complaints are Hampshire. Nevada, where p.m.
Take antibiotics, or pass two requiring condoms, but says not filed. prostitution is legal, tolerates For classified and obituariesuse the following: phone: 305-694back-to-back syphilis tests 14 it cannot find the industry's The industry says the state's it. 625; fax: 305-694-621 ,


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By Malika A. Wright similar to most young adults encouraged the young men to
MwJright@Mianitimesonline.comn but she was extraordinary to "accept God as their father."
the attendees. Simply because Pastor Gary Hoffenden of
Faith was the recurring word she had done all those things Grace Church of the Firstborn
of Diamond Excell's speech to without arms. And although agreed.
the youth on Nov. 10th. It Excell was born without arms, "In order to understand who
was her faith in God that had she never let her disability you truly are, you need to
allowed the recent Florida Ag- stop her. come back to God," he said.
ricultural & Mechanical Uni- "I always told myself that I Some of the music sounded
versity graduate to go away wouldn't set any limits for my- like songs played on secular
to school, do karate and be- self, she said. radio stations, but there was
come a cheerleader, when she Excell inspired the youth a difference. As several music
artists performed they made
it clear that it was more than
music. The youth didn't just
dance, they praised and worshipped God.
One Christian, rapper and
minister, named James AyYouth stand and praise God at Christian youth event. ola changed a song that
sored by the South Florida make it, but I came through," youth's entertainment. The states "Cash rules everything Youth Alliance Outreach Inc., he said, referring to him suc- aim of the event was to take around me" to "Christ rules a new ministry which focuses ceeding at Jacksonville Theol- the ybuth back. Take them everything around me/ He on worshiping Christ, evan- ogy and receiving a 3.3 GPA. back away from the enemy gets the glory/ Father, father gelizing the world, prospering "I'm happy she spoke be- and the negative influences of God yall." A poet and minister A group called D.C.L.A.R.E. danced and showed apprecia- young people and building re- cause she helped a lot of peo- the world, according to David named James Lewis, 24, who tion to God. lationships of integrity. ple out, just by speaking." McFarlane, 25, the director of encouraged youth to be spiriJonathan Bernard, 26, said Along with inspirational the event. tually aggressive said "it was
was younger. Her faith also at the "Taking Them Back" hearing Diamond Excell speak speakers, there was also good "In order to take back the an honor sharing what was helped her learn to drive and Youth Experience at Greater really touched his heart. music, talented dancers, cool generation, we must under- shared with me." He said he develop a strong confidence Holy Cross Missionary Bap- "I had. a situation where I rappers and insightful poet- stand the generation," Keven shared hope, Christ and the
in herself. Excell may sound fist Church, an event spon- didn't think I was going to ry. But it; wasn't only for the Allen, founder of L.O.S.T. (Liv- Gospel.

Rappers blaspheme God

and negate the Bible
Happy Birthday Card of Thanks In Memoriam In Memoriam
RAP He said youth are negatively
continued from 1B responding to secular rap. In loving memory of, The family of the late, In loving memory of, In loving memory of,
"Fifteen and 17-year-olds are
of blasphemy? shooting people because they
hear it in the music."
Blue said some people underLOCAL CHRISTIAN MUSIC stand that there is a trend go- ARTISTS RESPOND ing against God, but some don't
Terrell Dandy, 32, also known care.
as T.D., a producer and song- "You can follow a trend," he
writer of Christian rap group, said. "But when you're dealing
Nothing Over God, says it shows with God, He is the originator.
Where we are in time. He says He won't fade out."
the Book of Revelation speaks Blue said all he can do is pray
of a time when a lot of people for rappers and those whodon't
would blaspheme the name of believe that God is real.
God. "He is true," he said. "I hope
-He said it used to.-be, a bad they can get saved before they -thing to speak~ negatively about get destined to go to h6M
God, 'but lately rappers have Rappers of local Christian CORNELIUS TABOR SCOTT HENRY LEE WRIGHT III EMERY B. SAPP JAMES NEVILLE
been "blaspheming God to the group Athentik said they've Killer aka Big Sexy LIL HENRY FLOWERS
upmost and watering down the also noticed the blasphemy 11/17/1980 06/02/2012 One year has passed since 03/01/1940- 11/19/1994
Bible." in rap music. Group mem- would like to thank everyone God called you home. Not a
"It is subliminally taking over ber M.I.C, 21, said it has been These are my son's words: for the heartfelt prayers and single day has passed without Gone but not forgotten. our kids' minds and giving them around since Biggy and Tupac. "Any man who selects a goal words of -encouragement. loving thoughts and memo- Lil, Anthony, Makeva and [a negative] mindset ."But people are bolder now," in life which can be fully Special -thanks go out to riesbf you., the Flowers Family.
about God," he said. "It's all he said. achieved has already define Bishop V.T. Curry and the Missing and loving you
out warfare for the minds of the' Group member E-Van, 25, his own limitations." Taken New Birth pastoral staff for always, your wife Mamie; kids." said rappers have their own off my son's Facebook, Jan- a wonderful message and daughter, Nena and family. Death Notice
He said that some secular perspective of God. He said aury 12, 2011. support.
rappers are being led by the he heard of some rappers who Life is Good Wisdom Ministry (Julie
devil's influence. don't even'believe in God. An- Sadly missed by your Curry Reid), JAMCA staff
"The love of money and sex: other group member, Woody, mama, Carmel, family and (Tamika Forde-Adams), New In Memoriam
All the things that God says 22 said that rappers say that friends. Birth enterprise (Pat Williams),
don't do are being promoted they keep it "100," but "what's Love always! Joe Dimaggio staff (oncology In loving memory of,
on TV and radio," he said, "But truth?" Their truth may be dif- group), air-pro. staff (Mike
God has something to say as. ferent from yours. Olesik), customs and boarder
well. Serge, 22, explained the dif- protection (Marine unit and
Jessie Blue, 27, a rapper of ference between Christian rap Death Notice friends), Miami Central High
Nothing Over God, said he be-. and and secular rap citing the and Arcola Lakes Elementary,
lieves Christians rappers are Gospel. Mr. Marc Henderson (100
"the new modern disciples" and "The Gospel makes people Black Men of South Florida),
are "warriors of Christ." aware of their sin and provokes Reverend Abraham Thomas,
"The devil doesn't want us to you to turn away from your sins Miss Lashaye Johnson (praise
spread the truth," he said. "He then you will be born again," he dancer), Ms. Caroline Henry
wants destruction of the truth." said. "It has nothing to do with (soloist), NewBirth Choir (Ms.
"He's turning a lot of people swag or things like that. It has Cheryl'C. Lacey), the Wright
away .from Christ," he Said everythiingto do with the Gospel 'and Young Funeral Home, ULYSSES JOHNSON, JR.,
of one secular, rapper. "When and what Jesus did, and that's relatives and personal friends. .44, died November 10 at
you're putting in all your work the most, important message in -Your thoughtfulness did not home. Service 11 a.m., Satand you're trying to save souls." the world." go. unnoticed and personal ~'urday at Rock of Ages M.B.
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Richardson Wright & Young In Memorian Happy Birthday Happy Birthday Happy Birthday
from Eastern "MO.-BET", 52, In loving memory of our In loving memory of, In loving memory of, In loving memory of,
S.e a b o a r d entrepreneur, love ones,
Coastline Rail died November
Road, died 6 in Miami,
November 4 FL. Survivors
at Jackson i n c I u d e
Memorial daughter,
Hospital North. Brittney; father
Service 11 a.m., and mother,
Saturday at A.M. Cohen Temple James and Mattie Multimore; C.O.G.I.C. brother, Steve (Balinda) Multimore
and granddaughter, Kamora Smith. LEE EARNEST MOORER, 65, Viewing 3:30-8 p.m., Friday in the truck driver, chapel. Service 11 a.m., Saturday
died November at Greater Holy Cross Missionary
11. Service 11 Baptist Church.
a.m.,. Saturday
at Greater Israel VERDELL GILLIARD, 83,
November 10 LESTER BLUE 11/17/1919- 06/24/1969 11/17/1937 01/11/2004 BETHEL
at Jackson June 29, 1983 11 14/1952-0226012i
Memorial A dear husband and father.
Hospital It's hard to believe it's been We loveand miss you.
JOSEPH HOWARD SR., 81,' Survivors nine years. The Adams, Bethel, Tyler
fisherman, died i n c I u d e: We miss you each and every and Major family
November 10 sons, Robert, day. '
at Jackson Lawrence, You are always in our
Memorial Abraham, Michael and Clarence thoughts andin our hearts
Hospital Gilliard. Service 2 p.m., Saturday Your loving wife, Dorothy; pct c
S u r v iv ors at Jordan Grove Missionary Baptist son, Michael and family. iyThe Mami Ties prints
include his w ife ,eky obituary notice s .br-itted
EuiaHwadChurch. 14 Wea fubneral rothes (at a char ge.
Eugia Howard a
and cildrn. Tese notices incide: name of
and children. HERBERT "Hollywood" D e deceased, age, pace f death,
Service 1 p.m., Saturday at Mt HENDERSON, eployent, and date locti, and
Calvary M.B. Church. JR., 33, realtor te f sere.
died November AddiFtional inform ai ho
VERNON C. YANT JR., 59, 7. Survivors: to ay be included for a nominal
landscaper, died November 11. mother Mary charge. The deadline is Moday,
Service 2 p.m., Saturday in the Henderson; DELLA M. PLEZ faies th
chapel. brother, Ahmad CORNELIUS SCOTT 11/03/1919 12/20/2003 iT
Henderson; June 2,2012
SAMUEL LEE WARD JR., 3 s i s t e r Happy Birthday mom and
died November 9. Arrangements Nicole Hernderson; daughters, dad.
incomplete. Shaunquella, Janieya, Unique, Your loving children and
io e Amber, and Cassidy; fiance,, grandchildren.
Hadley Davis MLK Colette. Viewing 4 p.m.-8 p.m.
at the church. Service 12 p.m.,
VERA JORDAN, 77, nursing as- Saturday at New Birth Baptist in Memoriam
sistant, died No- Cathedral of Faith International.
vember 7. Ser- In loving memory of,
vices were held.
Hadley Davis
Miami Gardens
LEROY MURRAY, 82, hotel
Attendant, died
November 7
at Memorial
Pe m broke
TERENCE BROWN, 45, chef, H os pita.
died November Service aEVANGELIST MARION
Service 10 a.m,,
5 at home. Ser- Saturday in the BLUE
Saturday in the
vice 2:30 p.m., chapel. November 15,1985
Thursday in the
chapel. Our hearts have been broJONATHAN OLLIFF, 82, died ken again. We know'Eccl 3:1 JONATHAN OLLIFF, 82, died
says "there's a season for evNovember 1. Services were held. says "there's a season for everything and that season took
CAROL GENE JACKSON, 67, our mother, father and now MARY J. WILLINGHAM
died November 4. Services were our nephew, Cornelius. 11/11511926 11/18/1996
ANTHONY COOPER, JR., 32, held. We miss you Cornelius,
security, died daddy and mama. Your The beauty of your life is
November 3. HENRY MAEAUSTIN, 95, died mother misses you, Janie B. with us every day. Sixteen
Service 12 p.m., November 1. Services were held. Campbell, 103; your aun- years have passed since our
Saturday in the tie Sara, 87; your daugh- hearts were broken because .
chapel. CHARLES BROWN, 73, died ters, Cheryl, Nevada aka of your untimely demise.
November 2. Services were held. Gail, Janie, Carmel, all your Our faith in God has sus- CELEBRATINGi
grandkids, great grands and tained us. One as sweet as great great grand. you, and 'kind as you were SEVENTEE YEARS Of SERVICE
Carey Royal Ram'n We can only hope that God can never be forgotten.
will take the pain away from Your loving family,
Maker CECILE MCCARTNEY, 82, died all of us some day! husband, Alphe Sr; sons,
November 5 at Love forever Howell and Alphe gr;
ELDER DAVID EDWARD Hialeah Hospi- Grandma Nevada daughters, Gail Willingham
MARTIN, 57, tal. Viewing 4-8 and Diane Rashada (Samuiel);
teacher, died p.m., Friday in niece, Karen Forbes; nephew,
October 29 the chapel. Ar- Kurwood Forbes; six grands
at Jackson rangements are Card ofThanks four great-grands, two gre,
Card great-grands, two great
Memorial incomplete. great-grands, two godchildren
H o s.p it a I. The family of the late, and a host of relatives ~d
Service 11 a.m., friends.
Saturday at
New Vision For MARICELIS VAZQUEZ, 45, died
Christ Ministries. November 1 at Baptist Hospital. In Memoriam
Services were held.
Florida Cremations In loving memory of,
a 1967 graduate November 10 at home. Service 10
of Miami a.m., Thursday in the chapel.
Bulls and an US NANCY GREENE, 15, died
Army veteran, November 10 at Imperial Pointe
died November Hospital. Arrangements are incom5 at home. plete.
He leaves pee
to cherish Hall Ferguson Hewitt
his memory: his father, John A. AGNES REE SMILEY, 50, JAMES ALFRED NEWBOLD
Roberson; sister, Geraldine Alza t e a c h e r and one son, Kori Roberson, Sr. assistant, died finds healing in God's ten(Jennifer). ,- November 10 der love and embrace and in
ParadisNorth Beach knowing others remembered
Rehab. Center., and cared.
CORNELIUS HARRINGTON, Service 10 a.m., We deeply appreciate the OLLIE LEE NUNN
62, supervisor, died November 10 Saturday at St. acts of kindness and words of "DOLL"
at Baptist Hospital. Service 1:30 John's Baptist comfort expressed during our 10/08/1939- 11/16/2011
p.m., Saturday at Second Baptist Church. time of great sorrow.
Church. JOHNSON A special thanks to the One year has passed since 6 A I I L
ACOBrc BRNONJR., 72, WSEED L6 JOHNMiami Northwestern Senior God called his angel home.
JACOB D. BRINSON, JR., 72, SEED, 61, High class of 6T5, the staff The memories that we were 3 77 0
died November 9 at Brookwood rou nt amn t, of Range Funeral Home, Fa- left with has given us comfort.
sing HomeService 2 p.m., Fri- 9 NoveMe ther Ronald Fox, members of You are truly forever in our M
day in the chapel. 9 at Mercy St. Anne's Episcopal Church hearts. i u
HEo sep i 2pmI. and members of the VFW post Love always, your daughter, .~.
ROBERTAVIS,85,died Novem- ry 12p.., 8195. Tracy Hethington; grandsons, FALL GENTLY UPON YOUR WORL .
ber 10 at home Service 1 p.m., Saturday at St. The Newbold and Humes and the Nunn family.
Saturday in the chapel. James AME. Families A

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CRA-led project to bring jobs, training for youth
By D. Kevin McNeir will soon begin shooting in Overtown
kmcneir@miamitimesonline.comn entitled "Playin' for Love." Then last
t 3 Saturday, budding thespians made
An estimated 300 young basket- their way to Booker .o Washington
ball players between the ages of 16 Senior High School, 'hoping to be
and 23 showed up at the American chosen for a chance to sing, dance,
Airlines Arena on a recent Sunday rap and act in the film.
morning to audition for a film that Please turn to CRA 2C


Idris Elba directs Pop star Chris Brown's new

new music video clothing line, Black Pyramid

Mumford and Sons, the English folk rock
band, have released the video for their new song By Courtney Garcia enterprise by greet, in-store signing with
"Lover of the Light." It is directed by film star partnering fans, relating the clothing
Idris Elba who also appears in the clip as a man The pop star donned a with hip hop line to his collective efforts in
going through an emotional breakdown. fresh look and creative ven- style-setters music.
Elba manages to keep the video visually light, ture last week in Los Angeles, Pink + Dolphin "It's just like fashion and
airy and filled with images of nature. Yet there launching a collaborative line to create an hanging out. Being able to
are also dark and heavy feeling of loss and fra- of street-savvy merchandise exclusive line collab with them, with my
gility. .as part of a growing entrepre- of t-shirts, brand...It's just getting off heat
Elba hit American television in 2002 in the : neurial endeavor through his hoodies, hats BROWN for what's coming and what
award-winning HBO series The Wire as the : new brand, Black Pyramid. and other gear the future holds."
drug kingpin "Stringer" Bell. After premiering the ini- for the young, free-spirited The idea first struck Brown
This isn't the actor's first time behind the tial designs in' August, the and city slickest of souls. when he met the Pink + Dolcamera. He is the current producer (and star) of Grammy Award-winning "It's about friendship," the phin crew on the set of his
the BBC's award-winning crime drama Luther. artist expanded on his recent 23-year-old said at a meet and Please turn to BROWN 2C

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in high school. They Baptist Church, sister Jones, Brown, Katrina
also travel under the where his late R o x an n e Wilson, Melodie
d 11 I stage name of DCAJazz grandfather, Bobb, James Delancey, Pam Davis
or Dllard Center for Rev. Dr. Bobb, Jassett and Renee S. Jones.
B Dr. Richar S the Arts. Patrick Jr. Mervin Tindle Smith, Janice During the Tieand Sr. 'Range, son was founder, S tev ens., Tying ,Ceremony, Dr.
G. Erick Knowles, posed for a and grandson took teacher, and Deacon Melvin "Chico" Arenas took
chairman of the 15th picture, and the time to thank the. pastor. '.Pastor S t e v e n s the leadership and
Annual M. Athalie introduced family people for keeping I i n k i n s C a 1 v i n guided the mentors
Range Cultural members, along with .Mrs. Range dream GIBSON graduated from DEMERITTE Rob i n s on, SMITH and mentorees into
Arts Foundation, Knowles recognizing alive. Others who Jacksonville Tonia Harris, position to facilitate
broke the silence of sponsors Bacardi, Miami applauded the effort were Dr. Baptist Seminary and is Judy Newbold, V Shera the tying and hugging ritual
the huge audience Herald, Miami Times, Edwin T. Demeritte, Greg married to Natalie 'Dinkins, Campbeil, Natalie Robinson as the Psi Phi Band played
when he started Commissioner Audrey Mason, Rosetta Vickers, with a son Jerry Dinkins, and congregation. "Ain't No Stopping Us Now",
by introducing ON SON Edmonson, Circle One Jean and James Brown, II. Dr. Jimmy Burke had In the absence of while Rochelle Lightfoot
Trina Robinson, Marketing, Miami-Dade James and Marge Fayson, the honor of' carrying out Congresswoman Frederica S. included singing "Believe in
NBC 6 Anchor and Chamber of Barbara Aranah, ordination. Some of Wilson, Pam Jones, Yourself and "How About the
hostess for the evening. A Commerce, Women's violinist Brenda those in attendance Tammy Reed and Children". A big "thank you"'
video was shown introducing Chamber of Commerce. Contreras, Unoja included' parents' Chief Robert Parker went out to Mayor Andre
the honorees and their Robinson came Mc~eish, Elizabeth Kenneth and Jol shared the leadership Pierre of North Miami, and
accomplishments, such back to introduce the Maraj, Jaleel Jones, O'Nealy, mother an d of Miami Carol City Principal Jamary R. Dunn of
as Thelma Gibson, "the featured artists with 'Dr. Freddie YounIg overseer of church. Regional Tie-Tying Carol City High. Councilman
groundbreaker"; Attorney H.T.. Christopher IDorsey, and Dr. Donna Shalia, Valencia Tindle, ~ 'Ceremony before- a Erhabor Ighodaro for their
Smith, "the change agent"; a former band director president of University great-granduncle a nd filled auditorium' of Role participation. Next big activity
lDeof Miami. aunt Joseph Models of Excellee is the Dr. Martin L, Kig, Jrand Marlon Hill, the "bridge and five-time National DIGGS Oct. 14, Jerry Shelia Mack. ~WILSON Project, parents, anid "Unity. Breakfast", Monday,
builders'.' Each recipient Jazz Band winner with Dinkins, Jr.' ordinated Also, Dr. Gail Burke, mentors including' Januarxy 21', 2013, at the
was given a huge plaque, a mixed band of musicians, all 'to the pastorate of New Faith Rev. Roscoe and Mark Bedford, James' Parrot Jungle.

Bethel,, Floa J. Browni, following who attended
yEllen Davis, aDarsheika Inez McKinney-Dean
WedingDou. (raniton-Cecly ohnon funeral:Kyaht lImr s 3 t
anniversaryy Grace Heastie- S. Newbold and Alexandrea and Ian Williams, Herbert f.ak.0
Dog Ta,,in ecl onon fnrl Kaylan
greinhgis go o6ut' to~ the P a tt e rso n, Wh~eeler) Our. president Johnson, Jr., Kaylan'9
following "'Love Birds" of the Caretha Grant-Lewis, Leome S. Culner. Johnson and Sharia Wade, year 'by th e B ay
week' Michael and Cello Vincent Scavella and Be the voice of change Henry Dean III and Aaron
D. Herring, Nov. 5th, their Evangeline Gibson. stand up against cancer Dean, L. Maurice Wynn, the Earth Giving Voice;"
5th; Garial and Margaret We' are sadden in our and domestic violence. Brinson Wynn, Donivan Event essayistds
B.Mrh o.5th, their community to learn of the A bridge in Nassau was Wynn, Les 'and Ariana brssgykidt and poetlIshmiael.
6t n ioh A. an demise~ of Lottie Major- renamed. to honor Oscar- Thompson, Kim and books authors, art Reed; Jama~ican-bornAn-7
Delores S.Smith, Nov.~ 1Oth, Brown; Lotti expired/;last winning actor Sidney David Jones, Theodore their th, weekend~ in her adopted. Poitier. Formerly named Washington, Demetra and and much more Weaver;Chris Hayes; Sandra.ber Cinrs;adRaulL
Get well. wihe nd our home in West Palmn Beach. Paradise 'Island Bridge,' its Cyrus Washington, Herbert drniTtisstf eotSaqers n wYraqTies ~.
wi n soes! iam i Tm es staff report w r n e Y r-i e 'prayers go out to, all sick an Hearty' congratuations the largest on the island. Johnson I1I, Salome journalist and author of the
a shuitis of our "community g~o out to our 2012 junior' Sidney spent much of his Francis Charles, Leslie it's been 30 years since .acc lmed nonfiction work
Clarice E. 'Cleare, Sr.. and senior daughters of the time there, mostly' on Cat Sweeting, Georgia Lynch, Miami hosted its first-fair or that chronicles the multiculGoiaBannister, Veronica, king candidates who were, Island. Congratulations Mr. Melanie Allen, Francis reading lovers'known the a tural ancestry'of Michelle
rry,, 'Wilhelnilna S. admitted to the 'order last 'Poitier. Allen, Ladrius Nottage, as Books by the Bay. And Obama American Tapestry."
Welch, Naomi A. Adams, Sunday dug. the 10:45' Returning 'home on Mr and Mr. Simeon while the alwayspopular fallI The book is about MiJacqueline F. Livingston, a.m. service at our beloved, their sad journey for the Bridgewater, Valinda 'chelle Obamas family but'
Donzaleigh ~. "Lay" Saint Agnes doing the honors funeral of their beloved Walker and. Khambrel it could easily be any of our
McKinney, Frankie Role, for those who were admitted' Mother, grandmother, Dawkins. arms said "I

athe research [two years] 'and<
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.WEDDING. On Thursday morning, the other's company," Smith said The couple 'then led a pro- a my own-family's story and.
continued from IC '. bus left Brooklyn for Orlan- about the bus ride. "But God cession back into the hotel for 'I hope it. sparks the samie do. Onboard were two pro- is good and helped us find a 'the wedding reception,' danc- .-in my readers. Sometimes with a laugh. fessional drivers and more way." , n to the song, "All Around."
Two days later, the couple than a dozen wedding guests And, indeed, the loving cou- "For me, this goes to show learned that their flight out whose flights from New York ple found a way. 'that some things in life are
of JFK airport to Orlando was City also had been canceled. As the sun set behind the more imporant than anycanceled. "After more than, 20 hours,' tees, Lattimnore and Smith thing' else, said Suzanne
But even that was not go- they. arrived at the Waldorf. held hand's and said JI do" Stephan, director of market" ing to stop the determined It was 3:30 a.m. Friday. The in frontof 83 wedding guests ing for Waldorf Astoria Orcouple from getting hitched. wedding would start at 6p.m. outside 'the hotel. When they lado. II know it's corny, but Smith decided to r~ent a "We were comfortable, and kissed, fireworks went off in' love conquers all It truly eventhas evolved and grown motor coach bus. 'we were able to' enjoy each the clear Central Florida sky. does." attention,

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i~Fai Internatonal will' feaCRA -arid like -our other initiatives, sports is' a natural vehicle and for auditions so it's clear that turechfs and heirr delicious
cotiue fomiCthy'l lar te kils nec-platform to address educa- the word has' gotten out," he~ onoctions, popular chil
ed to become "successful in a -tori, youth and gang Violence 'said. "AWe believe' this will, 'den's authors like Lemony It's all part of a new com- number of jobs all related to- an~d poverty," Thomas said. have a ripple effect irAtrm. Snickett, outstanding works
muniuty film initiative led by the movie business," he said. "The perception is that our of decreasing -ioene. of' art and a bevy of talented 7-RACHEL SWARNS 'Hollywood "director Robert' "This is' about creating oppor- youths don't want be educated Twenty- students -from ifi h adult writers. QOice agamn th
ownsend who will direct and -tunities for people -to get jobs and atde more ineetdin University of Miami an 0 im DaeCleeaofo I.'U found. inforaio..-nthe
producee the movie. He'll also andl will even b~e open to those d ropping out.' Robert and~ I kids from Overtown will, serve Campus, will be the venue U.JS. Cenisus and niewsppr
belucigasuettan with limited- criminal records. disagree and wanted to send as interns;'getting ori-thej joj, with qvents set toakick off -would o caso l mak
ing 'program designed to offer We ft.ern see employment' op- ota more poiiemessage." triig nypyt fo on Sunay No.IIt ention of weddings, birthsI
local' at-risk youth positive al portunities come to Miami but' "We tell them to say no to hair an makeup to produce continuing through Sudy, o deaths but remember that tewinid to vilne NBA-' ning our own people' don't qualify drugs, :violence and gangs tion, acating> anid cinatog- -Nov. '18th. "a'-in those- days it was illegal
TwsnisNAlegend and because they lack the 'skills, but w~e don't' give kids raphy.a~' 'Autho" ~ irs'.that have been'<-a for Blacks to be taught to
former FIU head bask~etball We're teahngtem the skills 'something to say yes to," '"Thesea kds have been'. featuredd in Thie Miami Times read- that means there coach, Isiah Thomas who will noiw. .a''- Townsen~d said. -"Hundreds of through~ so a'mu'ch -onie 'and 'who will be speak or w ~,~ erefew letters or journals
coach the boys on the court aCity' Commissionier Michelle kids had a chance -to' tryout 'youth has~ hiad-several of hs read from their works in4-a written by Blacks. Michelle a~nd, is an executive producer '-Spence-Jones. agrees. on the Heats' home floor with frieridsa killed "in drive.~-b 'clude Edwidge Danficat, Obama's family is but one
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School achevs divers t the classroom
g n ae dancersmaynot notice .. .Chicago, Denver and San
is the larger'ballet they're part Francisco.
of. the fraught, decades-old "All we can say at this point
urban middle dance one step forward, two is that this provides the best
steps back, of who goes to opportunity in a generation
class gives boost school where, and with whom. 'for us to integrate our urban
They're doing nothing less schools" said Mike Petrilli;
whose the new book, The
By Greg Toppo than integrating a city. AL
Now in its fourth year, Diverse Schools Dilemma,
BROOKLYN, N.Y. As taped Brooklyn Prospect Charter appears in stores Nov. 13.
piano music plays,'Ashley School is one of a small but Another, Jennifer Stillman's
Brown issues a stream of com- growing group of s6hoolsthat i.Y Gentrification and Schools:
mands. Firm and insistent, actively seeksto fill its seats The Process of Integration
she strides arouuid the tiny with students from varied When Whites Reverse Flight,
studio and puts her third- racial, ethnic and socioeco- came out last August. A third
period ballet students through nomic groups. Researchers ,A book, Marketing Schools,
their steady, rhythmic paces. say schools like it are getting a Marketing Cities, by Temple
What her eighth-, and ninth- boost from urban middle-class Aft University education research- .
."er Maia Cucchiara, is due out
in spring.
For activists who.never
gave up on the dream of
integration,' Petrilli said the
change is palpable. "For four
decades now, the issue of
S71 7 urban schools has been one
of predominantly poor andminority kids and how to serve
them-well," he said. "Suddenly
we have this influx of middleclass kids."
Brooklyn Prospect Charter School, a four-year-old integrated middle/high school in the In many ways, these families are asking schools to turn 180
9Windsor Terrace Neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y. Students TJ, left, and William share their are askn 'col to rn10
eigooo royn,' 'degrees away from how many,
thoughts in tech class., have operated. While a few
parents who are quietly saying for life." integration since the 1954 Su- urban systems have pushed
"No" to the typical suburban These parents increasingly preme Court ruling in Brown for integration through busing, exodus once their kids reach push local schools to accom- v. Board-of Education, which open enrollment and magnet kindergarten. modate them, a development declared "separate but equal" schools, many have simply
"Many of them express a that Lareau says is "good 'for schools unconstitutional. settled on offering something
Brooklyn Prospect students, from left, Minna, Omi, deep attachment to the city," cities and good for America." At the moment, researchers better, no matter where stuJason and Matthew. Some say this integration trend is still University of Pennsylvania so- Observers caution that the say, the phenomenon seems -dents attend school. To skepsmall and won't soon reverse the USA's decidedly mixed ciologist Annette Lareau said. trend of white middle-class' mostly limited to a hand- tics of'that approach, the new,
record on school integration since the 1954U.S. Supreme "They see the suburbs as ster- parents sticking with urban ful of East Coast cities New homegrown push for integra-' 'Court case Brown v. Board of Education, which declared ile, as boring. They, also see schools is still small and won't York,'Boston, Philadelphia tion shows that families want
"seprte B eu al" o uc tionha cl red the suburbs as not a realistic soon reverse the USA's decid- and Washington but it's also something different.
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I struggling high school seniors !Student Rachel Morga said
1' have been called into their McArthur 'kicked out a lot of
Guidance counselors in recent .: kids." Officials at McArthur
SWeeks and strongly encour- I I '' declined comment, referring a
I aged. some even say forced V calll to the district's communiI "- to withdraw and finishi their K> cations office.
education through an online ..
1' 1The students are moved Superintendent Robert RunV ". to onefegtOfCmu cie said such allegations are
ILearning Centers at churches, untrue.
community centers and shop- "We don't play those'games.
ping plazas where they do their I We just do what's in the best
'work on computers and can interest of the kids," he said.
'III' I~ IIcome and go as they please. "Ifthere's a tprogra tmhey ned
w ~~~~They use a "credit recovery"; Dinorah Torres said her 25 deadline) to withdraw her thtmyntbterwma
'~~program that fails to meet the daughter, Erika, 17, was forced and to bring her to the other pursue other sites. Schools standards for National Colle- to withdraw~from McArthUr school. So I was put up against shouldn't be shifting kids. If 'V~~giate Athletic Associate eligible High School in Hollywood a "a wall" we find out they are, we will
athletes and one which the one-timeD-rated school that High schools are penalized address it, because we can't
I~I I~~Ifl ~~district discontinued in its now posts, a sign in front of the under the state grading system tolerate that."adeI' regular high schools. school saying, "Proud to Be an if students drop out or fail to Palm Beach County has a
lieve their schools are trying to, if those students transfer to prevention, using an online
~ ~Il1@LI~ ~~ ( shed low-performing students .KICKING STUDE=NTS OUT? an alternative school, they do curriculumprovider from anx~I~iIQj~ yg~~j~ 'to boost their standing under '"It can be a high performing not count as dropouts at the other vendor at its regular high
,8~7~~1 iji~'~ > the state's grading system, school, because they're kick- original school, even if they fail schools, said Eunice Green~I '' '" ''' something the Brovward School ing the students out," Torres to get a diploma. Critics say field, high school counseling
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When'it came to finding the right artist to lv poances, DJ Mia Moretti
~fn~nai ~~ii~P~thper~formu for the evening, Flo Rida was the only 1~ played higenrgy music that
-,fashio andi thuti. wit
artist who came to mnd, according to theUS maintehe club like atmo- i
Shrfothevening. Although it
Miami style and flvor reident of H-&M, Daniel Kulle. ~e9zteeeig lhuhi
"I1 couldn't find aai. felt like a one time experience, the
By Sa"Flo Rida is a top notch artist and I am happy pulsating music.will be a permanent nexnm to hv him here fxture t o the Miami H&M shopping
The newstore is actually operating out, of, a experience,. according to Kulle.
S W want to create the party-for.
was i to h l ,ourshoppers and get them warmed
Miam t s Theretal aesteticof the1 classic Miami movie theatre. upfor their night out," Kulle said. g com w h islocated oil 51 "We wanted to maintain that Miami look,', F16 Rida also expressed his apn R h a V rKulle. sad. "So we didn't change lot of the proval of the anticipated shopping
exluiv lvepefomac fro FoRia h original structure. We kept the brass staircas- experience.
e a s t in to Miami es a o to h theatre" "I look at it ike club H&M. As %
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outlet mall is
:first in country
V By Ju'lia Samuels
jsamuels@miamitimesonline com "N
The largest outlet mall in
the country has just got-'I
ten bigger., Sawgrass Mills
mall has secured its spot as
the number one resource for
fashion lovers and bargain
shoppers alike.
"I think it's interesting,"
Local UM design student and .Bloggers enjoying a tour of the first Steve Madden outstylist, Chad Cox, said. let in the country.
Supporters enjoying a night of responsible fun and breast cancer awareness. "they have come insarely
*.far with the designers that Iit consists of a few firsts that the stores stand up to the alJ j 'ced :they are carrying." the country hasn't seen. The luring name of the new wing.
L e t' G e0 SaS : The mall has welcomed an new line up can actually be -Steve Madden now has an
entire new collection of stores. found in a new wing of the outlet in the mall, and is the b rThe roster is extensive and mall called Fashion Row and Please turn to ............................................................ ...................
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An evening of music, ILLUSTRATION: ILLUSTRATION: "City chic,"
and a "Runway inspired, Francois said. "White halter sun 110d artist Terrence a dress. AccessoriesI decided to
...By Ju'lia Samuels ...:Francois said. "Sheer, go with were the hat; aquamarinejsamuels@rniamitmesonhine'com aquamarine,, stripped polka dot scarf, white hand glove,
.....dress. Cognac leather magenta patent leather rain boot.
Sumaya Newman owner of "Let's Get Laced," booths and gloves. I used, markers and pe n cj !.-:; s,":,- -' :,
knows how to ha~ve fun responsibly. The owner I used markers and .
of the premium lace wig manufacturing corn-" pencils to. complet
pany recently hosted her second annual can- this illustrate.
cer fundraiser at Miami's Q Lounge On Nov. 2. t
Newman brought in some of Miami's well-'" known artists and even flew in a well-known .-? reality shoiw star and singer to seal the at- ..." .
mosphere for the evening as lively, upscaleadlxrious. -The humanitarian event .was,
hosted-by radio personality Supa Cindy of "99
-Jamz." Cindy said that she was all too happy
to lerid-her energy and name to such an endeavor.-. /
"This is very personal for. me," Cindy said,"
who is Currently in remission ofcancer." "
"It's happening to everyone. I don't care if
it's a family member or just someone that you don't know that well. Everyone knows sOmeone -Radio personality. Supa Cindy and "'Le~s:who ibeingffeted yoekn fcne. e ae, owner Sumyy Nwmn Artist Of substance: Terrence Francois
The list of performers included Brianna Perry wopromdattlof three snsthat po te her to have a celebration othilie By Julia Samuels speak out to any pair of eyes suits," Francois said.
evening including her hit song "Marilyn Mon- rather than mourning. jsarnuels@miam'itirnesonline'coip or ears, and have a conversa- "My mediums are acrylic,
roe." JRand, another South Florida artist liter- "The even is meant to be a celebration that : -tion." water colors and mixc meally danced with audience members during his raises awareness at the same time," Newman For local artist, Terrence The self-taught artist cre- dia. For my illustrations,
highly energetic performance. Next the lounge -said. .Francois, art is an intimate ated a few exclusive fashion they typically capture a
was astounded by reality star K. Michelle, who Although Newman did not have a specific :visual conversation that any- illustrations for The Miami beauty."wowed the. audience with her- original songs monetary goal for the evening, she admitted :one can be apart of. Times. Francois went on to explain
and her rendition of Mary J. Blige's hit, "I'm that they would love to be to donate $10,000 to : "To me art is a form of The artist describes his that he hopes that his fashgoing down." -the Susan G. Komen Foundation. expression, like a language," artwork as symbolic. ion illustrations of women
All proceeds for the evening went to the All those who might be interested in donat- *Francois said. "When painting, I try to ofcolor would be viewed as
Susan G. Komen Foundation. Newman ex- ing to Newman's cause can consult Newman's : "And what's so dope about use the smoothest texture inspiring, chic and stylish
plained how the loss of a close friend to cancer company Web site: *art is that it can visually canvases for smoother re- more than anything.


Naomie Harris on being a Bond girl
'taste for guns. I was always It stays true to the franchise."
British, actress such a pacifist, but I really en- Although Harris is not new
spe gjoyed it" to the action-adventure genre, i edofanh sist mke threaeinpea
akson uns, Except frthepart when she's never had to work this t he ck, Accrding traop pnK
stunts and 007 and the crook du jour hard physically. To prepare Vati'sa
s ntan rae .wrdkigit Out ontop of a fo the role, Hirrs worked out
By Miki Turner moving train and she misfired, wo hours a day, rfive days aaoezaONa ad hsine sh fte
sending Bond free-falling to week, for two months. She also toldthim she toughtss t UIsiW
Being cast in a James Bond hisnear dath. atthe
flick as a Bond girl in the fran- ."I thought I'd never live it gun range and one day a week
'eln Lorkin with expect stun team.f
chise's 50th year migit be the down," she said with a grin. "I working with the stunt team.
ultimate thrill for some wom- wasn't really happy about that Even though director SamH FLO DIRECTOR S PAAMU IC
en. That holds true for Naomie bit!" Mendes told Harris that there
Harris, but for her, the coolest The film, which opens Fri- .would be a lot of action, initial- F aJ Se sa 9
thing about starring in Sky- day, is energized by the typical ly she didn't realize just how mou Pictrs aver a breac f contract stemmingjipn Singleton'sf
fall,,.was handling the hard- Bond glamour and mystery. much there was. l o eandhri
ware. w w it's loaded with captivating ac- .. "It was hard work because broke contract n Paria intOllegemly
Harris, 36, confessed that tion sequences; backdrops in NAOMIE HARRIS I'm actually incredibly unfit," a to t ditioictre i ca n f r t HUstle &
firing'guns has been added to far-flung locales such as Is- predecessors did, which lends, she said. Singtn claim hewent P ont,
her "favorites" list. tanbul, Shanghai and Macau; welcome layers, of complexity.' "When we started, I couldn't the p a fund the additonlpict e t sn
"I had never really worked and plot twists around 007's to his character. "That's one of run around the block seri- of t i 't,91ofilms, including t sto b a S directed concert
with guns before or fired one globetrotting pursuit of an as- the things I really like about ously. Nbw I can do a 2.5-ki- film fe TrarhM n P a t os e the
on the set," Harris, who plays Sassin-cyberthief. the film," said Harris, a Lon- lometer, and that, for me, is 14 'eg en't d b di ded to
M16 field agent Eve Moneypen- But the 23rd installment in don native. "It is a departure amazing. Al1 the action stuff a b going t
ny, told The Root. this franchise delves more into from the past but really just a really brought me outside of
"I'vediscovered I have a little Bond's formative years than its slight variation on the theme, my. comfort zone." .......

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Business I B T 1 L Fnance


More South Floridians

file for bankruptc
By Donna Gehrke-White cy filings were said
down 6 percent \ Lenders had
South Florida experienced in South Florida halted foreclosure
a sharp increase in personal from a year ago notices to make
bankruptcies in October, a which shows sure they were
sign that banks are resum- that the local properly filing
ing efforts to foreclose on economy contin- them after they
ie '44 delinquent mortgages, local ues to rebound were accused of
b from the worst "robo-signing" and
Filings jumped nearly .economic times other illegal prac19 percent in.a month in since the Great tices. In February,
Broward, Palm Beach and Depression. the nation's five
Miami-Dade counties after In the months', largest mortgage
they declined in September by ahead the im- holders agreed to
11.5 percent. There were more proving economy KINCADE pay $25 billion to
filings in October than even may also further settle accusations.
in August, when bankrupt- lower the number of bank- Now, Kingcade said, "banks
Pictures by Lorenzo G. J. cies increased by 7 percent, ruptcies even more' than are moving forward with foreYul Allen exposes students to information technology through the innovative OlSM G according to records released October's 6 percent drop from closures again."'
ull STEM Ge- Thursday by the U.S. Bank- last year, suggested South That has forced some strugnius program. ruptcy Court in Miami. Florida attorney Tim King- gling owners to face reality:
"We've been expecting a' cade. Many have numerous other
big increase," because of But the recovery hasn't bills from credit cards to
the anticipated increase in been strong enough to save. medical expenses on top of foreclosures, said Plantation some strapped families. Last mortgage payments they can't
bankruptcy attorney David month, they began getting afford, Kingcade said. I T aLangley. "That would open the final foreclosure notices The struggling include
floodgates." which prompted them to file contractors, doctors and other
I T fo r y o u r' h Overall, personal bankrupt- for bankruptcy, Kingcade Please turn to BANKRUPTCY 8D

New industry
impacts all Fivethings. Oa St

facets of life
By: Lorenzo.JononJr do to pleasehn11 Stre et
The As~sociated P'ress
Do you have what it takes 4
to embark upon a lucrative It appears that Wall Street
industry that has accounted reallydid prefer the more
for almost half of the U.S. businessfriendly Mitt Rom
,economic growth over the last ney to manage the economy
several decades? Perhaps not from a desk in the White
yet but then a lot of people House. Stocks fel a
here in South Florida had thunderous thud o news
never thought of exploring the that the president, who gets
information technology [IT] low grades from investors on
industry before reading up on his business acm men, will
some of today's hottest new -Pictures by Lorenzo G. Johnson, Jr. be in charge of, SA-Inc. for
careers / another four ears.
careers. IT expert Michael Herring on the computer. h iiakr
A recent article published by Sowhti it tak o
Berkley University says that have changed since the emer- could manipulate information Obama toget back in Wall before the 1990s, IT'interests gence of the Internet. The. IT but also making itr easier to Street'sgood graces? Here were primarily for computer profession became more im- communicate. arefive-things Wall Street
specialists. However, things portent not only because one Please turn to CAREER 8D pros said Obana can do
tQ promote a better market
environment and get stocks ,*>
win 1 -.......i ~moving north again: ~ fo Ui tS. investors, wrkers'( Optimists.on Wall Street~ say
Nation in need of trucks Get a fiscal~cliff deal done and employers. Letting the there is enough at stake and
Failure to broker a. deal Bush tax cuts expire alone' -,enough incentive-on the part means a recession is imii- will take $127 billion outof of Qbama and lawmakers .ran.ortation employershave truckers in their 50s, men who nent. And that's bad news t o fAmericans. Pleas urn to OBAMA 8D
probably Won't spend too many ne~::d1 -pcesO :D'.

trouble finding young drimore yearsbehind the wheel,
Syoung drivers said Matt Handte, Tribe's exBy Associated Press lem has been hiring people to ecutive vice president for sales
drive them. and operations,
Tribe Transportationis a So far the Georgia-based "It blows, my mind that I'm
growing company that just' company has filled four of the looking for that many people 'added 10 new trucks to its.. jobs, leaving ix vacancies. The and I can't find them," said. tractor-trailer fleet. The prob- new hires are mostly veteran. Handte, who's also struggling and trade deficit both fall
to hire logistics brokers who
line up freight transportation By The Associated Press four'weeks, a Labor spokes- tuated between 360,000 and
for customers such as PepsiCo, man said. 390,000 since January. At the
H.J. Heinze Co. and General The number of people seek- Applications declined in same time, employers have
Mills. "They aren't lined up at ing unemployment benefits one state recently because added an average of nearly the door." fell last week by 8,000 to a its unemployment office lost 157,000 jobs a month. That's
SEven amid a struggling seasonally adjusted 355,000, power during the storm and only been enough to lower the
economy with high unemploy- a possible sign of a heal- 'wasn't able to receive ap- unemployment rate slowly. It
ment, trucking companies ing job market. But officials plications. The spokesman, has declined to 7.9 percent
had a tough time hiring young cautioned that the figures wouldn't identify the state. from 8.3 percent this year drivers Willing to hit the road were distorted by Super-storm The storm pushed up applica- In a second report last for long hauls, Now the U.S. Sandy. tions in other states because Thursday, the Commerce Deis speeding toward a critical The Labor Department 'said those temporarily out of work partment said the U.S. trade shortage of truck drivers in the last Thursday that the four- sought benefits, deficit declined to the lowest
next few years as the economy week average of applications, If applications Stay below level in almost two years as i' recovers and demand for'goods a less volatile measure, rose 360,000 after the storm's exports rose to a record high,
''" increases, an expert in the in- by 3,250 to 370,500. The effects fade, it would be a a gain that is not expected to ner-workings of supply'chains storm could affect weekly ap- g6od sign for the job market., last given the global economic
"Black truck .driver: in Miami. Please turn to DRIVERS 8D plications for up to three to Weekly applications have fluc- Please turn to CLAIMS SD

By :William-Reed cI:iedto laks is corporte As corp orate liaisonS tocOrporate :heads. trilionl by 2015:" Black :con- Black corporate executives
,NNPA ColUmnist piop ei of':note, Houston nfa- its~ Msp~cial markets, W and decision influ- summers spend $2,8 billion a:i. were the impetus for forums
-'"tve Henr arford- Brown. ,Brownindelibly etched encers to see a.nd nually on alcoholic beverages. promoting subjects of impor-.
Blcsne t nwad e rw ioeofaselect few. :Anheiser- Busch 'and identifyf Blacks as Henry Brown's innovative- tance to the Black community.
spc u hrtg. nw heBak ire by orporate' Budweiser's name ian imortant cus- ness -toward Black markets is In his career, Brown worked to
0ntribti~ns o y~u uper-le'tomer sgmentepic.' In 1975, he developed the 'do what'srihbyBasan
ctributns you r will e ria npprlev salenmndlc edr oe eget ih yBak n
tosadyuwl ern who position's to tat addevel-: anid theirs communi- The "Black market" legendary Budweiser's' Great their communities. He worked
yuae-'Oof" America's' op, the Black consumer :mar-' ,ties., : Brown helped his Kings and :Queens of Africa by. with civil~ rights leaders and
greatfest. strengths: is "diver- k~et. He should be remembered'" As part 'of a' ground- "[ L4 company: identify. Commissioning a series of por- politicians and was an. origi"ity," A .Black who blazed the for the successes he had'in the :breaking group of: and tap is expect- traits by Black artists -- 29 nat sponsor of the MLK Metri owr ivriyinv- eeopetan mleet-Black market develop'- 'ed to reach 42.6 portraits that became the morial project. Overall, Brown
:tion and marketing creativity tionof effective community re- ers that evolved ~from REDmillion by' 2016. foundation for an educational has been a catalyst for positacross corridors in :corporate lations over the three- decades .;:the 195s, :Br6wn -is:. '".. Black's current' program and 'one .of .history's* tive ,and progressive changes ,America whle. concurrent- he. practiced his 'trade with' a' role model' in multicultural $957 billion annual spending most influential collections 'of- among Blacks. His impact on ly' opening doors previously Anheuser-Busch in St. Louis ... public relations. He helped is expected to climb to '$1.3 art honoringBlack culture. Please turn to RELATIONS SD


Fiscal cliff spurs early dividends
Fearful of It is the first of what could cteiira"However, given the signifibe many moves by compa- cantpendin'g increase of the
tlies to help shareholders' ~federal tax iate on dividend
Ovamas taxes, avoid a potentially bigger income in 2013, the compa- BA, lve.o cordat t
tax bill if Congress 'and the ny opted to accelerate paybusinesses pay White House reach the "fis- ment into December." fx mort1
out dividends cal cliff." President Obama Under Obama's current tax
h ad he would let the proposal, the tax rate on divl
ByAdams Shell current lower rates on diii idends could rise to 25 perdends expire at year-end, cent to 39.6 percent, on in- lo. p fo

Leggett & Platt said last which would mean a tax in- come ranging from: $36,500 Ce mrge a he
Thursday it would. pay out crease on stock-related in- A on the low end to $390,050 aa
its fourth-quarter dividend come. Dividends are a way and up on the high end.cF preta yer It hafa
to shareholders in Decem- for companies to pass on Leggett & Platt's cuirent Feeal Re
ber instead of January. The profits to shareholders in the 'annual dividend" yi .eld is l
reason: they want to spare form of cash payouts. :now 4.3 percent. That is far pt
their investors from having a Leggett & Platt, which BARCK OBAMA higher than the 1.68 percent
bigger bite of their dividend makes components for bed- stock as of Dec. 10. yield investors can get in-t o
income eaten up by taxes, ding and furniture as well as "The company has typi- vesting in 10-year U.S. treawhich are slated to rise next parts for seats and lumbar ally paid its fourth-quarter sury notes. It's also better _year from 15 percent to the systems in cars, said it will dividend in January," the *than the roughly 2 percent higher individual tax rates, pay out 29 cents in quarter- company's board of directors average dividend paid out by
unless Congress votes to ex-' ly dividends on Dec. 27 for said in a statement released companies in the Standard tend the Bush-era tax cuts. shareholders that: own, the last Thursday. & Poor's 500.....
OBAMA a lack of time, Wall the unemployment ra e
continued from 7D Street would like to s.e is.still near 8 percent.
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South Floridians crushed by economy ,. "h rsdn oig bm a ofgr
to broker a deal,, even in that direction. out creative ways to
if it comes at the llth Roll 'back onerous stimulate the economy.
BANKRUPTCY said they decided to go ahead and tends to have a high- on the holidays. hour or simply limits regulations. Stiff reg- Jobs programs would
continued from 7D with bankruptcy. That will er number of filings, had "You would expect court the full impact. 'ulations imposed on help. Easing regulagive them six to eight months 1,298 bankruptcies filed last activity to slow down as the "Shaving the fiscal banks, 'oil exploration tons will also help. As affluent South. Floridians of being able to live in their month, compared to 1,155 holiday approaches," agreed cliff 'to a bump can companies and coal will giving CEOs the who' never -thought they home before they' are forced filed in Septermber. economist William B. Stron- make' it easier to. over- companies by obama' inves
would be unable to pay all out, while the bankruptcy The three counties' bank- ge, professor emertus, at come," says Mark Lus- are crimping econom- Rethink high r
their bills, said Plantation court sorts out their case, he ruptcies slowdown in "Sep- Florida Atlantic University, chini, chief investment ic growth, corporate taxes on stock 'gains. attorney Langley. "They've said. tember was largely due to In addition, more people strategist at-Janney 'profitability a'd busi- If Obama allows 'the
just been crushed by this Others are facing the same parents wanting to get their are getting jobs and are able, Montgomery Scott. ness opportunitiess Bush tax cuts" to execonomy," he said. Like other dire circumstances. kids back in school, King- to pay bills, he said. Since Extend an olive'-in 'these industries, pire and rates on capiSouth Floridians many have Last month, Broward, Palm cade said. But once the kids 'the Great Recession, more branch to. Republi- says George Schwartz, tal gains rise from 15 been forced to take pay cuts Beach and Miami-Dade coun- were settled, some parents South Floridians have 'also cans. It will take' ne- president- of both percent to 20 percent and now can't afford, their ties all showed increases in felt ready to face their mount- concentrated on paying 'debt gotiation on' thepart Schwartz Investment and dividend' incom hefty mortgages' and other bankruptcy filings. Broward ing bills -- and file for bank- and saving, Stronge said. of Obama to cement 'Counsel and the Ave goes from 15' percent bills, Langley said.' shot up to 766 bankrupt- ruptcy and even face foreclo- Some struggling owners a much-hoped-for Marie Mutual Funds to the higher individ
One couple came to bank- cies filed in October after the sure, he said. may be negotiating with their "grand bargain" with "He's got to roll back ual tax rates, it will
ruptcy attorney Kingcade af- number had plunged to 616 "People have to come to lenders 'to keep their homes Republicans needed .the regulations if he reduce the attractiveter they had managed to fend in September. Palm Beach terms with losing their now that the real estate mar- to make the long-term wants to create jobs, ness of stocks.. There off foreclosure for three years.. County saw new bankrupt- home," Kingcade said. ket has improved and prices fixes to tax policy, en- boost the economy and is. one big thing that But after getting a final fore- cies jump from 323 in Sep-. He predicted the number of are up again, he said. titlements and deficit help generate wealth," can go right for stocks. closure notice last month and tember'to 423 last month, bankruptcies will slow down "I think the economy has reduction that will put he says. The biggest, of course,,
facing huge 'credit card debt Miami-Dade County, which in the next two months be- genuinely gotten a little 'bit the U.S. economy on Come up with cred- is if the fiscal cliff'gets and medical bills, Kingcade has the largest population cause of people concentrating better," agreed Kingcade. a sustainable path.. ible. plan to boost hir- resolved, says Peter While such a grand ing. The economy is Hayes, head of Blackbargain is unl4ikely~ to growing' at 'a' subpar Rock's municipal bond
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CLAIMS rising 1.5 percent to $228.5 The unemployment rate in August. Employers filled ..
continued from 7D billion, reflecting a 'jump in rose to 7.9 percent in October fewer, openings, the rorowt
Shipments of consumer goods from 7.8 percent in the pre- showed, but layoffs also fell."- %,
slowdown. from cell phones to clothing' vious month. But that is be- Most economists expect .
The deficit narrowed to and toys. cause more Americans began growth will remain slug- RELATIONS Legends and The Lou meant, responsible for
$41.5 billion in September, There are some signals that looking for work, possibly be- gish through early next year. cotninued from 7D Rawls/UNCF Parade community outreach the Commerce Department the job market is improving, cause they felt their chances Many hope the economy will of Stars. and a corporate liaisaid Thursday. That is 5.1 Employers added 171,000 had improved. Not all of them accelerate if the White House Anheuser-Busch has In 1959 he started son to the various ethpercent below the August def- .jobs in October and hiring found jobs, which pushed up and Congress avoid the so- permanency. In 1994, as a wholesaler rep- nic communities. He 'icit and the smallest imbal- in August and September the unemployment rate. called "fiscal cliff," the pack- Brown retired from resentative for An- 'is truly a role model
dancee since December 2010; was much stronger than first Employers posted fewer age of tax increases and Anheuser-Busch af- heuser-Busch, Inc. In for all of us.
Exports climbed 3.1 per- estimated, the department available jobs in September spending cuts scheduled to ter launching major 1980, Brown was William Reed is head
cent to an all-time high $187 said recently. The economy than in August, according take effect early next year. If initiatives including:' named vice president of 'the Business Exbillion, reflecting stronger has gained an average of to a separate report from the the cliff isn't avoided, itcould Budweiser's Living of Marketing Develop- change Network. sales of commercial aircraft, 173;000 jobs a month since Labor Department on Tues- push the U.S. economy back heavy machinery and farm July. That's up from 67,000 a day. That happened after job into recession. goods. Imports were also up, month in April through June.. openings were revised higher

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Florida A&M fired up for Florida

Classic after homecoming wins

fan, thinks that new blood leading the "Coach Holmes has been a Rattler his Respectful of Taylor team is the right idea following a Hall entire life and is one heck of a footr of Fame coach. ball coach. In my eyes he is the clearRattlerssuppoiters "Everyone appreciates what Coach cut choice," FAMU sophomore Melvin
like and respect olmes Taylor did for FAMU's football program. Carter said. "He is defensive minded
e He was great for the school's recruiting and the players already respect him." By Royal Shepherd and is one of the more popular coaches Holmes may have the respect of most
Sin FAMU's history," Cooper Jr. said. "I fans, but some are still clinging to the Florida A&M fans are optimistic that do believe the next step is bringing in a hope of one last run with Taylor..
athletic director Derek Horne and his younger coach to lead the team. Some- "He has too much unfinished busistaff will find a suitable replacement for one with a firm grasp on the way the ness to walk away yet. I don't see the one of the MEAC's all-time winningest game has changed over the years." competitor in him letting it go this
coaches. Taylor decided to make his retirement easy," Christopher Jones, a vender who
With Joe Taylor's storied coaching effective before the end of the season. has been following the team for 15
career coming to a close, Rattler fans His goal was to avoid taking away years, said. "He has put FAMU football are anxious to see the new direction of from the team's focus on finishing the back where it belongs, at the top of the its football team. season strong. Manning his post for the MEAC football hierarchy. If this is it,
Ryan Cooper Jr., a second-year stu- remainder of the season is Earl Holm- the sentiment of every fan should be, dent at TCC and avid FAMU football es, an early favorite to be the successor. 'Thank you, Coach Joe Taylor."

FAMU's coach Joe Taylor steps down
FAM U sc ap down -Photos courtesy Chuck Bethel

By Brent Kallestad
The Associated Presshom e the

(AP) Florida, A&M -r)..n
(AP) Florida A&M Miami Central Senior High players Joseph Yearby, #22, (I-r) and
coach Joe Taylor announced last Thurs- Dalvin Cook (#4) took the 2012 Commissioner's Cup trophies for
dayhe's stepping down ,, Offensive and defensive players of the game following their battle
immediately. against arch-rival Miami Northwestern. County Commissioners
Taylor leaves with Jean Monestime and Audrey Edmonson presented the trophies at
two games remaining
in his fifth season at the conclusion of the game.
the school in which
was disappointing season for the Rattlers.
Defensive coordinator MIAM
Earl Holmes, 'a Tal- ,,
lahassee native, was
the the acting head REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
coach for* last,. Satur-" "
coach for last Satur- RETAIL CONCESSIONS PROGRAM 2012
day's homecoming I
game against North RFP NO. MDAD-07-12
C arolina Central. and Sarolina Centr al and Miami-Dade County, Florida is announcing the availability of the above referenced,
the season finale in advertisement, which can be obtained by visiting the Miami-Dade Aviation Department (MDAD)
Orlando lon Nov. 17 Website at: www(Iamin maolrorombusiness adverlsments.a$ (in order to view full
against league-leading Advertisement please select respective solicitation)
Florida A&M (3-6, Copies of the RFP solicitation package can only be obtained through the MDAD, Contracts
3-3 Mid-Eastern Ath- Administration Pivision, in person or via courier at 4200 NW 36th Street, Building 5A, 4th Floor,
letic Conference) iMiami, FL 33122 or through a mail request to PO Box 025504, Miami, FL 33102-5504. The oletic Conference) is cost for each solicitation package is $50.00 (non-refundable) check or money order payable to:
out of contention for a Miami-Dade Aviation Department.
MEAC championship. FAMU coach Joe Taylor talks to his team prior to Saturday?s kickoff against North Thissolicitationissubjectt the"Coheof Silence"inaccordancewithsection2-11.(t)ofthe
.Taylor, 62, told his Ti oiiaini ujc oh C-eo ~tn"i codnewt eto -11()o h
players last Saturd Carolina A&T. Miami-Dade County Code,
players last Saturday
of his -plans to retire versity High School a playe. Holmes then sity and you've got to and be a part of the
-at the end of the sea- before moving to Flor- spent two years as play through that. At program," Horne said. son, but subsequently ida A&M. A middle a high school coach the end of the day the The new next coach changed his mind to linebacker, Holmes in Lake Mary before game must go on." will be the school's
leave immediately and was drafted in the joining Taylor's staff Florida A&M athletic ninth since the legeliminate any distrac fourth round of the five years ago. director Derek Horime endary Jake Gaithtion to the team in its 1996 NFL draft by "This season hasn't said Holmes would be er retired in 1969. Hab tat
final two games, the Pittsburgh. Steel- turned been what we a strong candidate in Gaither's teams were
"My life has really ers. He spent five sea- thought it would turn the school's coaching 204-36-4 with six Na- for Humani
been enriched be- sons in Pittsburgh, out to be," Holmes search. tional Black College of Greater Miami
cause of this profes- two in Cleveland and said last Thursday. "We want to encour- championships in 25 PUBLIC NOTICE
sion," said Taylor, who three with Detroit as "But that's adver- age him to go ahead seasons. spent 40 uninterrupt- Request for Proposals
ed years coaching af- Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami, Inc. is requesting proposals for
ter 'his playing days at" + : ."
stern lainois "Its 'd SEMI TURN CONSTRUCTION of FIFTEEN (15) Single Family Residences.
Wthe gretestprofessionIs I Goulds business Site specific drawings for each unit are provided on the ftp: website below. Proin the World." posals shall be received by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami, Inc. elecOne orldf the most suc- R esource e ter tronically as per below email addresses. The proposals shall be clearly marked
cessful coaches in as per each separate unit. Cost Breakdowns shall be preferred. Participating
thcessful coach NCAA s in Football bidders may or may not receive all units. Project locations are determined as
Cha ionship Subdi- per RFP. Late submittals shall not be accepted or considered. All proposals are
Championship Subdi- due 11-30-2012, 12:00 noon promptly.
vision, Taylor had experienced only two los- These Projects may be federally assisted and may be funded, in part by a
ing seasons in 25 years Self-help Homeownership Opportunity Program, SHOP and or NSP2. Bidders
befoi re he replaced Ru- must comply with Presidential Executive Order 11246 clause,as amended; the
bin Garter as Florida Copeland (Anti-Kickback) Act; the contract Work Hours and Safety Standards
Dec. h,2d whn e 'Act and all other applicable federal and stpte laws, and local ordinance.
Dec. 31, 2007 when he .
signed a five-year con- ,
signedt a five0ear n-This is also Section 3 covered activity. Section 3 requires that job training, emtract at $225,000 per ployment and contracting opportunities be directed to low and very-low income
in November 2007 af persons or business owners who live in the project's area.
ter a disappointing
3- Season in his third unded and Supported by Goulds Community Advisory Committee Full General Liability and Workman's Compensation insurance is required for
3, saoninhs hidall trades. Worker's Compensation exemptions will not be accepted. No bondyear at the school.
Taylor concludes his LOOKING FOR PROFESSIONAL HELP Each usinessOwnerandqualified ing is required.
coaching career with + WI'TH Yof* BUSiNESS? Residqnts registered with The GBRC will
a 233-96-4 record have the following benefits available at Habitat for Humanity of Greater Miami is an EOE (Equal Opportunity Employer)
that includes a 35-19 no cost and invites proposals from small businesses, Section 3 businesses, minority

mark in five seasons rhe Goulds Business Re- Business Development Training business enterprises or woman-owned businesses,
at FAMU. Hfive a to source center isc an oifor- g-Computer Usage Selection of contractors will be made based on price, contractor's qualifications,
Florida A&M five years mato Centr which provides High-Speed Internt experience, references, the ability to meet schedules, budgeting, licensing, and
years at Hampton (Va.) businesses and residents, aids Copier Fax and Priin insurance requirements. HFHGM reserves the right to waive any informalities
where his teams were in the acquisition of low-interest loans. Government Grants, Free use of'Office Supplies or minor regulations; reject any and all bids/proposals which are incomplete,

136-49-1. He had pr- Workshops, Training atd mtich more. Busines Library conditional, obscure, or which contain additions not allowed for; accept or reject
any proposal in whole or in part with or without cause; and accept the proposals
viously also coached The GBRC is funded by The Miami-Dade County Public NotalyServces which best serves HFHGM and community residents.
Housing and Community Development Deparitmet to pro- Referral Services
Howard University. vide Services and resources to small, new or existing for- One-on-One Bus ess counseling Bidders must obtain a pre-bid package containing the Scope of work by down"You don't retire a profit' businesses and residents located in the Goulds and Meeting Room loading it at: fto:// and entering: constructionguest as
look for a job," said South Dade areas. TIese services include all of Neighbors password and username.
Taylor, who plans to and Neighbors Association (NANA) programs,, 'fools for
remain in Tallahassee. Change's L.,oan Programs, The Carrie Meek Foundation ProTaylor has written grams and services of other business providers. HABITAT 11-30-12 RFP SEMI TURN KEY (15 UNITS)
an autobiography that Goulde Business Resource Center
is scheduled to be re- Supported by: The PerineandNeranja Community AdvisoryCommittee 22121 SWS.Dixie Highway Please download all items and submit all forms required by Scope of Work.
leased at the end of Miamis, t.33170 Please be aware of due date for proposal.
redynha d thre book .Please call us for more information a. Phone:(786)601-7830
ready has three book .Fax: (716)60-781t All responses and proposals are to be submitted electronically only and emailed
toprst sceduledManned by NANA Funding provided by to: Ki.Hernandeztdmiamihabitat.orq and quotes(miamihabitat.oro
Holmes, 39, starred 180 NW 62nd Street MIAMI Departnment of Public Housing and
at Florida A&M Uni- ; Miami,FL33150 g g / Community Development TRADES: Semi-Key Construction



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ment, it went viral. When I Johnson. When Bradshaw "racist." But I ask the non-be-' for the other.
heard it, I cringed Then I us- apologized, he said he meant livers, why not believe Brad- I don't know Terry Brad tened to it again to to say "you" as in talk- shaw? Why, as Blacks are shaw personally and neither'
s get more cla;r ing about Jimmy. we so quick to pull the race do the majority of NFL fans
4 wish most p -m Critics will not card, especially in sports? watching his show every Sunple who were :believe 'Bradshaw This wasn't a blatant exer- day. I can listen to statements
J calling Brad made his state-. cise of racism. This wasn't.a when made in the "heat of the
shaw a racist ment towards fan calling player the "N" moment" and decipher if they
The s would have Jimmy Johnson word.. This wasn't a televi- were meant to be malicious or
Done the and not Reggie sion analyst saying that if not. Bradshaw's statements
NFL on CBS football ana- from the Dolphins-Colts same. Brad- Bush. They Blacks "take over coaching were not meant to be that
lyst, Terry Bradshaw got him- game, Bradshaw said about shaw's part- will instead like everyone wants them too, way. Those that will call him
self into a little bit of trouble Bush while he was maldin a ner on the set look at any there's:not going to be any- a racist should listen instead
last week with a comment he dynamic run for a touchdown is none other opportunity thing left for the white people" of reacting and they will see
made in regards to Miami that it was "like he wA8 chas- 'that the great to jump on (see Jimmy "the Greek" Sny-. the same thing.
Dolphin running back, Reg- ing that bucket of chicken the Miami Hurri- a person der). This in my opinion was The Sports Brothers, JeffFox
gie Bush. wind was blowing." Within cane coaching a n d an honest slip, of the tongue & Ed Freeman, can be heard
While calling the highlights minutes of making that state- legend, Jimmy B H .yell and the omission of one word daly on WMEN 640 Sports.

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son, Jr., whose team Prisbell will ffertheir predictions for
Tet2012-13. Today focus. Coaches with
A!TH T AOJO S'The South Dade Buc- earned the district / e s epoe ,
WHO S caneers toppled the 16-8A championship the most to prove.
Homestead Broncos in this his first year
TW O PHONES 10-0 in the 30th an- as head coach, used Auerbach's picks.
nual "Battle of Lucy the game as a stepping
By Jefferson Graham Street" last Friday night stone for their playoff JEFF BZDELIK, WAKE FOREST.
at Harris Field in what berth. A 21-42' record over two seasons "
NEW YORK Former New York Gi- was the Broncos' final "This will catapult us including just'five (!) ACC wins isn't
ants defensive end Michael Strahan game of the season. The going into the playoffs," going to endear you to your fan base.
never leaves home without two smart- Broncos (6-4) were com- Hudson said. "Home- The Demon Deacons have a ways to go
phones in his pocket for his gigs as co- ing off of a tiebreaker stead is a tough team, to get back among the elite team in.
host of the syndicated Live with Kelly loss against Northwest- but we'll have to step it the conference, but will their
and Michael and as an analyst on Fox ern and Carol City a up in the playoffs."pa t Bzde .. another 'oing'
N Sunday. win that would have put The Bucs may have season comes and goes?
'He shoots video status updates, them in the post season to step up more than
which he makes-with the Viddy app on and had strong hopes expected after their TF BRUCE WEBER; KANSAS STATE'
his smartphones. And he spends a lot to repeat last year's 20- leading rusher, Leroy Weber's fall from grace at Illinois
.of time tweeting with his male and fe- 10 defeat of their neigh-' Wilson, left the game the game came late in much better stat-wise happened quickly, and the 2-12 record male fans,'a we learned recently when boyhood rivals on the and did not return due the third on a 32-yard only earning 147 total 'ssto close out last season sealed his .fate. we met Strahan here on the set of Live. City's 100th-year anni- to a leg injury. The team field goal by freshman offensive yards but were But Weber has landed in,,a pretty good versary. But the Buc- is awaiting MRI results Kicker Julian Garcia- able to capitalize on a spot in Manhattan, .taking over a team SHOOTING AND SHARING caneers (9-1) used the to determine his playoff Homestead could not few more opportunities. with a deep roster that went 22-11 last
VIDEO CLIPS historical game to pro- possibilities. However, get their offense going, Their victory was, solidi- season. 'Weber gets a fresh start, and a
eikes sendg t pel them forward after even without Wilson, earning only 140 total fled on a 45-yard punt strong'season at K-State will help the
H iktter, where-he has 936,000 folloW- coming off of a bi-week the Bucs managed to offensive yards with return/by bitter end: of his tenure at Illinois'fade f .
Twiter whr heot hme 936,00efllow
ers, but video updates via Viddy "en- that created momentum come out on top, after sophomore Quarter- er, Devontay Keaton. faster.
gage the fans and let them see art as they gear up for their a slow first half start back Maurice Alexander South Dade will face
gagf your persondlity. Yoh t'tea painto first playoff appearance where both teams were throwing three intercep- Felix Varela in the 8A Prisbell's picks: "
my eyesseleitheway Im 'expressing it." since 2010, when they scoreless and had only tions and being Sacked regional quarterfinals
lost to Ceralin th 6A combined for 97 rushing three times., on Friday at Harris T ISFOR
WHAT HE SHOOTS, Regional finals. yards. The first score of The Bucs did not fare Field at 7:30 p.m. T as ORD, OKLAHOi StTE.
:: WATHES0 .. eg~nl.. fial. : :,, : :Ford .ha s been-successful in :Still'Behind-the-scenes pictures at Live we.i............................................................ w reachingthe NCAAs in his first
and Fox NFL, glimpses of his home life two of four seasons. But with Le'Bryan
with his two daughters,. and snapshots fl% T ll f2 I '5 *J f e i wNash and Marcus Smart, the expectafrom his travels. "When I'm in Califor- H S football 2 0 12 season in review tions are particularly high this season.
nia; I'll shoot the ocean and waves." Predicted to finish third in the Big 12,
'On Live,he sometimes dresses up as By Akilah Laster after losing against It was the second time averaging 49.1 points the Cowboys will be expected not only
a, character.He's sent out videos of two-of-three nationally- the Rockets. hadwon. per game. Booker T. is to make the NCAAs but to make a run. himself both as President Obama and ranked teams, to dispel The Rockets were a complete team with a '
Oprah f 'ey The end of the regula- any rumors that the led all season bytheir tenacious defense led by KEVIN OLLIE, UCONN
tion football season'has Rockets, the 2011 6A dynamic duo of juniors, senior Matthew Thomas The UConn
TECH IN TV culminated'with brutal state runner-ups, had Joseph Yearby and and a precision offense men's basketball
'nF NL, heused tget card': s district match-ups and fallen off. They bested Dalvin'Cook, including led byjunir Treon Har-. proga is not initham stats; now, they're presented -historical rivalries all the Bulls a few weeks a comeback win against ris. herently an elite
to him on an iPad. "We've eliminated fighting to reach the ago at Sun Life Stadium, fellow'2011 4A state Booker T. ended the program. Jim Calthe use of paper." On Live, he uses cue playoffs. Some of the not.only solidifying their runner-up, Booker T. season with another l'houn made it so.
and note cards. But tech has invade last few weeks have been return to the playoffs but Washington Tornados. one-sided win against Ollie was a wise
the show by way of social media, which a whirlwind for playoff winning the third annu- The Tornados are Southridge, who strug- choice to succeed
he uses to engage with fans. "If I say bound Northwestern, as al Commissioners' Cup, favored to win state gled this year under Calhoun, but 'to
something I think'is funny,"they'll tell their hopes of making it .presented by Commis- this year, after pum- hejad coach, Lamont' give him a one-year
me ifI'm wrong. Andif I say s0nethin' to the post season were sioners Jean Monestime meling over every team Green. Southridge, who contract handc~iffs
'tey/4iagree with, -I knowwhen they mitigated with an early and Audrey Edmonson. in district and' beyond, lost in the regional semi- n Ol, takes him in recruiting disa-r .." ....'.". and, uneXpected 20-14 finals last season under over atuconn< '.*and ratchets" IiUP
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get peatopl ear;e thinkig 'wich I- district rival Homestead Booker T. Washington vs. North Kilawofelsoto
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which takes a portion of a still photo playoff drought, owing "wnti ers"emBlswt is
and makes it move .. much of its success this REGIONAL 6A QUARTERFINALS of the South" title, went ove~rafspc
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iPhone 5 to be current. 'I felt like I playoffs in several~sea- p.m. at Harris Field inghike aHampnsion- aecocusosylingow they itreatv
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full battery." "from~ a sluggish start 'Tropical Park begin. It's just the way the league is now.".