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"Tempora mutantur et nos mutamur in illis."
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Editor: H.F. Sigismund Reeves, <Jan. 6, 1967-Dec. 27, 1968>.
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On civil rights ~bring, answers in Liberty Ctyj shootingsOhote
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andthefuureofo_ rape case
turned 10 on Nov. 6th.
and the future of for two And with a reward for B
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bu s whoes a family-owned nf arrest in the case being Associated Press
Bacines ai [14832 NW 7thExluiv increased from $3,000 to
Miami Times Exclusive Avenue], last Friday evening, robbed cus- ', $25,000, police officials An Ohio school superinted ndaytwith
tomers and workers and then fled in a black ; say they continue to re- three others were charged Monday with
Dodge Ram pick-up firing off bullets in PATTERSON ceive calls. abuse after an investheir departure. Two bullets found victims:
a father, Hal Vu who is recovering from his ROBBERY ATTEMPTS ON THE RISE tigation prompted by
injuries and his son, 10-year-old Aaron Vu, Closer to home, three adults, whose status taeof a near
who died after being taken to Ryder Trauma was unknown at the time of this report, were old o high
Center. The brazen robbery further illustrates shot in Liberty City portions of which are ol ballwolaythe challenges that have recently plagued Please turn to REWARDS BA school football playthe Miami-Dade County Police Department .ers. The investigation
[M-DCPD]. Last Monday, J.D. Patterson, the mitted in connection
director of the M-DCPD, pledged to find the w ith the case against
killer and asked for support from the com- two members of the
munity. Surveillance video captured the celebe St e MCVEY
images of both subjects and according to a ville High School footrepresentative of the Department, on Tuesday ball team as well as a separate alleged
one individual had been detained and wasr bein qustined altoug hehadnotbeen..... ... ;: rape that happened in April 2012, four
being questioned, although he had not been months before the assault that drew
nationwide attention over allegations
that prosecutors should have charged
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e 30 Haitians dead after

boat capsizes off Bahamas
By Frances Robles them across dangerous waters to
the U.S. in boats that are often unA 40-foot sailboat overloaded with seaworthy. Many of the boats sail
a* ** *Haitians ran aground last Monday through the Bahamas.
at least 30 people aboard, the U.S. highlights the dangers of illegal mill Coast Guard said last Tuesday. The gration and taking to the sea," said
vessel had been at sea for about Bahamian representative, Lieuten~nine days, with at least 100 people ant Somma said. "The sea is unfor* ** .on board. None had life jackets. The giving. These are dangerous vessels.
* .~. .* accident was the latest in a series They are unbalanced, overloaded
of shipwrecks involving Haitian mi- and they are not stable." grants, who pay smugglers to ferry Please turn to HAITIANS 6A

George Zimmerman follows O.J. Simpson's path

Aft r bin acuitedofkllng ra von artnthe RAthe 20th centu- Simpson behind bars. Not Nevada prison for his role
ry, Simpson was long after Simpson beat in harebrained scheme to
poserbo tin sh 'sin iniba ccuse of the his murder charge, he was recover some personal items
brutal murders back in court. First, he was he claimed were stolen from
By Duwayne Wickham criminal charges that re- when he pumped a 9mm bul- of his ex-wife, charged and acquitted him and ended up in the posWeIherthnes sulted from his 2012 killing of let into the boy's chest. Nicole Brown of assaulting a neighbor in a session of two sleazy sports
WhenI hard he ews Trayvon Martin, an unarmed In the months since his ac- Simpson, and road-rage case. Then he was memorabilia peddlers. Shortly
reports of George Zimmer- 17-year-old boy he shot after quittal, Zimmerman has had WICKHAM her friend, Ron- hauled back before a judge for before cops in Las Vegas arman's most recent run-in with stalking him through the an increasingly bad series ald Goldman. stealing a satellite TV signal rested Simpson, he emerged
the law, I realized this was a streets of a gated, Florida of run-ins with the law, just Zimmerman, whose case He was fined $25,000. from a friend's wedding whismovie I'd seen before and I community. An overzealous as O.J. Simpson did follow- has been labeled the trial of Eventually, Simpson's tling "If I Only Had a Brain."
know just how it will end. neighborhood watchman, ing his likewise controversial the 21st century, seems to be constant flouting of the law Zimmerman is a narcissist
Earlier this year, Zimmer- Zimmerman convinced a jury escape from a murder charge. on the same self-destructive caught up with him. He was of a slightly different kind. He man was acquitted of the that he fired in self-defense In what was called the trial of track that eventually landed sentenced to 33 years in a Please turn to ZIMMERMAN 6A


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ST f you're Black and live in the U.S. on Thursday you'll H.E. SIGISMUND REEVES, Founder, 1923-1968 lead tth m
probably join millions of others who will eagerly GARTH C. REEVES, JR., Editor, 1972-1982 world from racial and nationalntgonim when it accords to Aevery person, regardless of racreed or color, hisr her
Grab a plateful of turkey, dressings, macaroni and GARTH C. REEVES, SR., Publisher Emeritus human and legal rights. Hating no pers ringno
cheese, collard greens, corned bread and sweet potato RACHELJ. REEVES, Publisher and Chairman the Black Press strives to help every personInthefirm belief
or pumpkin pie. You'll probably try to eat early so that that all persons are hurt as long as anyoneish back.J2
you can claim your favorite seat in front of a widescreen television and watch the parades and the endless number of football games routing for your favorite teams.
As the evening unfolds, those from the older generation will begin to tell tall tales to the delight of their children,
grandchildren and other members of their extended fam- All share the benefits of an Iranian deal
ily. Some will throw down in games of bid whist, spades
and dominoes while others will relocate to more quieter The U.S.-led deal to freeze edented daily inspections to en- liberately ambiguous on this pose, the, agreement
Iran's nuclear program is a sure that Iran is living up to it issue. But it should be clear cal grounds. The real reason positions where they'll imbibe on their chosen "bever- great accomplishment on many commitments. by now that sanctions, how- they are freaking out is' that the
age." levels. Begin with the most ba- Let me restate that to make ever draconian, will never halt agreement 'was made possible
This is what Thanksgiving Day is all about at least sic: What if the talks in Geneva it clearer: In May of next year, Iran's enrichment program. In by the most extensive highfor some of us. But there are many, hundreds upon thou- had failed? Iran will be further away from 2006, when the first U.N. sanc- level bilateral contacts between
sands, who have no idea where their next meal will come If Secretary of State John Ker- being able to build a bomb than tions were applied, Iran had at Washington and Tehran since
from or when. For the growing number of homeless, ry and Iranian Foreign Minister it is today. most 3,000 functioning centri- the 1979 Iranian revolution.
helpless and locked out Americans, Thanksgiving is just Mohammad Javad Zarif had And this achievement is be- fuges that produced enriched This has the potential to regone home empty-handed, we ing attacked with the word "ap- uranium at a concentration of shape the whole region -to the like any other day. It will be a day during which they would likely be drifting toward peasement" and references to just 3.5 percent. Now Iran has detriment of those vested in the
struggle to survive a forgotten class in a land of so- war. Iran's uranium-enrich- Munich? Give me a break. at least 18,000 centrifuges and status quo.
-called "plenty." ment centrifuges would con- In return, the United States is able to enrich uranium to the With vast reserves of oil and
That's why we hope that instead of just celebrating the tinue whirling until it became a population of 80 million, Iran
day in isolation, that you will do something for someone unambiguously clear that the i der the Geneva pact, half of Iran's 20.percent uranium will has the dimensions, and the
less fortunate. Make a call to a senior citizen that lives nation, if it chose, could make II. be dilutedand nomorewillbeproduceAilitay tike that ambitions, of'a regional superall alone and is probably eating a frozen dinner. Help a a "breakout" dash to build a halfofthe power. The election of Presdet
U e: l imitated hafo0teptential fuel fora "breakout"~t Hasa k pwer heeto of P rnuclear weapon in a matter of n Hsn oihamiot ca ,akeIsingle parent with babysitting so they can get a few mo- weeks -- something President and wiped out the capability to make more would surely be reckoned ate" in the context ofthe'radiments of rest. Go to a shelter or a church and serve a Obama has said he will not al- a success. cal Islamic regime suggest ts
meal and encourage someone struggling with an addic- low. Iran maybe ready to change its
:tion or an affliction. Take a trip to a local hospital and The president could decide to and other leading nations have level of 20 percent which is relationship withthe Wstfrom ,Jake some gifts to a children's ward. Take time to reflect attack Iran's nuclear facilities agreed to suspend some minor nine-tenths of the way toward confrontation to coeexitnce. : on all that you have and for which you should be thank- or he could wait until Israeli sanctions that mean a, paltry $7 making fuel for' a bomb. Obama has signaled a "willingful and then give thanks to God or to your higher power. military action forced his hand. billion to the Iranian economy. Under the Geneva pact, half ness to test this proposition,
And remember that if you're alive there's always hope Either way, we'd be engaged in Even if negotiations for a per- of Iran's 20, percent -uranium Just as Richard Nixon's opennithe sundoes come out eventually and bad times don't another Middle East war one manent agreement ultimately will be diluted and no more will ingto Chinaunsettled U.S. allies
whose economic, political and fail, this is a bargain price for six be produced. A military strike in Asia, so has Obama's phone last forever. We just have to be a little patient sometimes. human consequences could be months of peace six months, that eliminated half of the po- call with Rouhani unnerved our Happy Thanksgiving. dire. mind you, during which the tential fuel for a "breakout" :Allies in the Middle East. Israeli
So what did Kerry do in Ge- Iranian nuclear program goes bomb -- and wiped out the ca- Prime Minister Benjamin Neneva? He won an agreement backward, not forward., pability to make more .-- would tanyahu, who should be cauN ew Broward County that not only freezes Iran's nu- Critics complain that the surely, be rep n a success. tisl y pa d that the threat
clear-enrichment program for agreement recognizes Iran's It is just plaii jdumb to attack fi'ian least te por'rily mayor prom ises six months but actually rolls it right to enrich uranium, if only Kerry and Obama for achieving difiihted, has reattedwith irback; that prevents new nucle- in low concentrations that are the same thing without firing a rafioiial outrage; Saudi.Arabia's ar facilities from coming online; useless for bomb-making. In shot. autocratic 'leaders are sulking
progressive leadership and that provides for unprec- fact, the Geneva accord is de- Critics can't plausibly op- and grumbling.
Sharief's program should be a county model. We think '" ,'.........
Broward County voters made the correct choice in electing County Commissioner Barbara Sharief as their new B
mayor. This experienced businesswoman is smart and
just the type to lead this area into the progressive dirc -Ai
tion that is so urgently needed. Below in her own words WNy is there still discrimination in America? A
are the programs she plans for Broward County. I was being interviewed by two is there still discrimination?" I turn around and note our stae" tion-anywhere in this natidxi. e
French citizens whose mission is thought to myself there surely re- of affairs. have disparity studies performed
hile being nominated to serve as the first to end discrimination in France. mains discrimination in our so- We have more, money than every five years for our states and
African-American female mayor of Broward Their mission is very difficult be- ciety even though we have all of their Blacks but it is all rela- major cities. This is prescribed
County is historic, the title comes with great cause it is illegal to denote one's these safeguards. My conclusion tive. Weather it is England or the by U.S. Supreme Court deciresponsibility. Being the mayor of the 17th-largest race on any form or application, and response to her: "We really ,United States wheredata iskitg sid'n:. Fromon dii t ftTdy
county in the nation is humbling. Race does not appear in the don't enforce it as we should." or France where the Black demo- to an update to another update
As the County Commissioner for District 8 which French census and to actually That is the cold truth and the graphic is invisible, it just doesn't the fact remains: the disparity
keep a count by race is a felony or indication of discrimination
includes Miramar, Pembroke Park, West Park and The Catch 22 is that you cannot .still exists. We do nothing to adparts of Hallandale Beach and Pembroke Pines I justify or document a charge of weather it is England or the United States where data is king dress the problem discriminahave seen firsthand the challenges we face, such as discrimination. You may know it or France where the Black demographic is invisible, it just tion. We know how to "sniff" out
unemployment, slow economic development and com- is there but how can you prove doesn't mater. the'discrimination; how to point
--petition in attracting tourism to create jobs and de- it? I started explaining to -them the finger and supposedly how to
crease unemployment. how deeply demographics are fol- remedy it. But the remedy never
I started my company from scratch and now provide lowed in our society. We do racial tragedy of our society today. Dis- matter. We spend an exorbitant comes. Wow, we are so patient.
jos sto orted than y professional ind Bowaprdvan counts on just about everything. crimination is, in fact, just about amount of time and money on There are other ways of getting
jobs to more than 600 professionals in Broward and We have offices per the Civil everywhere in America such the issue bit still, there is no the numbers also. We can get
Miami-Dade counties. Being an owner of a small busi- Rights Act of 1964 and Execu- as our education, employment, change. Every federal agency them but we don't do anything
ness and seeing it grow to what it has become has moo- tive Order 11246 that count and promotion and hiring, housing, and state administration has an. aboutt it. We don't enforce the
-t;! tivated me to pursue this goal. analyze demographics and are lending, healthcare, etc. Every Office of Civil Rights. Most have laws that are there only because
!' Small-businesses, which are typically categorized as able to detect disparate impact rung on our economic ladder a minority business office to en- we had leaders willing to die for
: oe having 50 employees or less, have always been or discrimination. Those con- eludes Blacks except the bottom sure against disparity in con- freedom. Wake up America and
* :conomic drivers during and after recessions. One of panies or organizations that dis- rung. As I admonish our South tracting. Yet, there isn't a state enforce what we have fought for. the arasI is t focusoni sml buies "upr criminate should be sanctioned American countries for having agency or federal agency that can Harry Alford is the co-founder,
and forced to change their ways. their Blacks on the lowest rung boast more than 4 percent con- president/CEO of the National on a comprehensive level. This means support from the But when she asked: "So why of their economic ladder, I better sistent Black business participa- Black Chamber of Commerce.
start up, to mentoring and through the first 5 years.
As you know, starting a small business can be a struggle because it is difficult to obtain capital and
financing when you are a new business. Many existing
small businessse struggling right now due toltheate1life
same issues. Forgive others, snow love aaclbaelf
am supportive of programs that can help with idea
development, incorporation, business plan writing, On Thursday many of us will potato pie that auntie used to Perhaps that's why we always expected. Tabein ae
credit clean-up, budgeting, marketing, obtaining loans be celebrating the Thanksgiv- make. Or that one-of-a-kind honor and respect our elderly we are to embrace each other
and incubation of the business if necessary. I also don't ing Holiday with family and peach cobbler Grandma made. or ill family members know- with love and make amends in
wan tolimt or sppot t jut fr-pofi close friends. Thanksgiving is One thing for sure, the holiday ing that this may be their last those tattered relationships.
wantto imi ou supor tojus fo-prfitcompanies. definitely a day of reunifica- is sure to' stir up memories time together with us. Still, Firnd the time to reach out in
We have very few programs in Broward County to sup- tion and celebration for most of and reconnect us with those life is unpredictable and we between your second serving
port start-up businesses and non-profits. us. And as we come together to we love and have lost, should never take it or anyone or between half time to tell a
"Broward County Means Business!" is more than a celebrate we will 'fondly remi- Sadly for us, some members for granted as next year's cel- loved one
theme It's a way of defining who we are as a county nisce about the special times just how much they really
and what we are about: outcomes and results. As a we shared with those loved -_ mean to you. Remember what
defining principle, it showcases the best of our rich, ones who are no longer able to TA e will remember that special uncle entertaning us with his mama taught us: "This may be
diverse community a community with considerable celebrate the holiday with us. IV f amusing stories about being a lady's man, or that baby the last time, maybe the last
taet xets n atinvtv oeta.We will remember that spe- rte htsae a ey -ca brdihyu time I don't know."
Wet a e gxproitos a ajo peri internationptet al cial uncle entertaining us tbrhetatsrdavrypcilon with ou. Remember to count your
: Wehvgrw inoamjrpaeinitrainlhis amusing stories about be- blessings and give thanks for
-' trade and entrepreneurship. The development and re- ing a lady's man, or that baby of our family that were with ebration for any of us is never all that God has bestowed on
silience of our small business community makes us brother that shared a very spe- us last year won't be sitting guaranteed. In families all you throughout the year. Hap*unique not just in Florida, but nationally and interna- cial bond with you. The holi- at the table. In some cases across Miami-Dade County, py Thanksgiving Day. tionally. It is proof positive that Broward County is an day also brings to mind those we may have anticipated the loved ones that we were sure Queen Brown is a freelance excellent place to open and grow a business, set roots special dishes that were made absence of a loved one due would be around to make us writer, a motivational speaker
"and raise a family. -Barbara Sharief by our loved ones- that spe- to a medical diagnosis or the laugh, will not be with us this and a trained crime victim's
cial sweeter than sweet, sweet ending of a prolonged illness. year. Death is sometimes un- advocate.




cum Scott booed all Floridians not fooled
DID ITf tGovernor Rick Scott is de- At a recent soccer fan event cense and increase the prison ter contributing 110,000
DID termined to win another term in Orlando celebrating Flori- rolls. to his campaign. The head
IT! because he can continue to da's new major league soccer The lieutenant governor's of the company had been in
fudge numbers and tell ev- franchise, Scott attempted to office has been vacant since operation for less than nine eryone that the Florida econ- speak. When he took the mi- March, when Jennifer Carroll months and the one who Somy is improving as a result crophone, the. crowd booed resigned quickly after being ran the company had hunof his policies. He refuses to and refused to let him say a questioned about her links dreds of insurance violations. acknowledge that the entire word. It is evident that there to a non-profit organization Many pundits and political economy in the country is are folks in Orlando and in suspected of fraud and Iie- experts are calling this "corID IT! -improving, because of Presi- the 1-4 corridor that are an- gal gambling. But corruption porate welfare" because Citident Obama's policies. The zens Property Insurance, is
"VM) stock market is breaking re- paying Heritage $52 million
u cords and no one gives the i to take 60,000 policies. It all
119'%= president any accolades and personal jet and tell Flioridians that he cares about fami- smells rotten and there are
LD OB A kudos. 0 ies, but in the last two years le has approved tuition some fundamental problems
JFK? DID IT Our governor has been able with corrpinadsadl
with rruption and scandals to fly around the state in his increases by 13 percent. within the Scott administrapersonaljet and tell Floridians tion. .There is no transparency
that he cares about families, or accountability in the State
f but in the last two years he gry with his polices. When in Scott's administration did and the media is not addresshas approved tuition increas- the governor vetoed a bill in not stop there, because in ing or exposing these fraudues by 13 percent. In 2011, he May that would have allowed July, Department of Children lent practices, in his adminapproved an 8 percent tuition undocumented immigrants and Families Secretary David istration and legislature. increase and last year ap- who love soccer with a new Wilkins, and in August, De- Booing Scott off the stage is proved a 5 percent increase. temporary status to obtain partment of Education Coin- just the beginning of how Flo13~ This would appear that he a driver's license, they didn't missioner Tony Bennett were ridians really think about our
0 does not care about making it forget. This was a common- both forced out by scandal. governor. Scott approved the
POP# easier for families but instead sense approach and solution And there appears to be in' biggest cut to public educahe is making if harder. But as to the immigrant problem in Scott's administration a track tion in Florida's history too. the saying goes: "You Can fool the state, but our governor record of corruption and We won't be fooled again. the people some of the time ignored reality. Now, undoc- scandal with Heritage, an in- Roger Caldwell is the CEO but you can't fool the people umented immigrants will be surance company, getting a of On Point Media Group in Orall of the time." forced to drive without a li- major gift of $52 million af- lando.

No, Oprah, America isn't a racist, country.
C W Shortly before receiving the the basis of race simply made tics and entertainment. largely, be explain y s
medal of freedom from Presi- no sense to my young mind. race, but she conveniently, fordent Obama, Oprah Winfrey Oprah's pronouncement TEA PARTY RACISM gets that in the past 100 years,
gave an interview to the BBC produced another "huh?" Because it is more often six presidents were shot at,
in which she seemed to chalk moment for me, considering than not Tea Party types who one killed, another impeached up much of the opposition the fact that it was millions are accused of racial hostility and two driven from office. to the president to racism: "I of Americans that gave their toward Obama, I have a par- All were loathed by millions. think there's a level of disre- colorblind eyes to her show lor game I play with my white Some more than others. spect for the office that occurs for a, quarter-century, famous conservative friends that tells Our first black president is because he's African Amer- enough to be interviewed by me everything I need to know actually accorded more reican," she said. the BBC. about 'the state of race rela- spect than some past P resiHer claim reminded me of As communism wvound tions in America. dents have received. At the
the times when, as a child of down in the Soviet Union, "If your daughter were height of his health care rethe '70s, my father would ask President Reagan was asked thinking of marrying a man form failure, Obama has an odd question about my the lowest popularity of his
friends, "What is he?" presidency, yet the past eight
Huh?" Id ask. hprah is still living in that other time and era in which people (white) presidents in a row
"You know, what is he -seprae themselves from one another primarily on the basis were all less popular at their Italian? erman Lebanese? of a real time to be sure bu one that is, for the own low points.
What is he my father re- The success of the civil
plied. mos rights movement and the
V widespread acceptance of inCOLORBLIND EYES terracial marriage hasfundaI had no idea what my whether he still considered it like Clarence Thomas or one mentally changed America's
friends' ethnic origins were. It an evil empire. "You are talk- like Chris Matthews, which racial equation. What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving? was only when I traveled with ing about another time, an- would you choose?" I ask. Some day soon, when we all
FENCEL JOSEPH, 37 KEENON DUKES, 18 my father to the north side of other era," he replied. The answer is quick and look like actor and TV host
Chicago where he grew up, Oprah is still living in that unanimous: They'd choose Mario Lopez, it will simply be
and he pointed out which eth- other time and era in which to spend their holidays with impossible to find people of a I nic groups had lived in vari- people separated themselves a son-in-law who looks noth- different skin color, let alone
fI am thank- fulam thak ous parts of town, that I un from one another primarily ing like them but shares their' hate on the basis of it.
alve and being ahw derstood. on the basis' of race a real values rather than one who Mark Joseph is an author
alive and being t care and how To be sure, I was well aware time to be sure but one that merely shares their skin color, and producer. His next book is
of racism. I had read Black is, for the most part, not our Oprah might want us to Rock Gets Religion: The Battle this Thanks- parents budget Like Me as a third-grader. But reality today. That's especially believe Obamia faces extraor- for the Soul of the Devil's Mugiigs nthe idea of discriminating on so at the highest levels of poli- dinary opposition that can sic.

Student, Miami Student, Miami Modern jo r aim fails tm -e edrules

fufo amy fhan- myhawesome for Friday, Nov. 22, 1963, as a UPI reporter. He had ing up a momentous story. number of shoe ---
il, rind ad rind, god..",was such a slow news day devoted his career to the Modern news organiza- identifying the weapons inmy education." ''job and my byv- '. that producers at CBS Eve- credo of wire service jour- tions have technological re- volved. In the Boston bombhag fmily hat ing News in New York nalism: Get it fast but get it sources to cover, in real time, ing, multiple organizations
are behind me started thumbing through right; ask tough questions; unfolding crises ini ways reported phantom arrests
while Iget pur- evergreen files, searching take nothing for granted; that Cronkite and his 1963 and mischaracterized an unsue my educa- for stories in the can that stay ahead of the competi- cohorts could only have related fire as a "third explotion." could fill up that evening's tion., imagined. Yet today's jour- sion."
TAYLOR COTT2INGI{AM, 19 half-hour telecast. Several Amid the pandemoni- nalists routinely desecrate The famous tear that
Student, Miami reporters and writers took umn, Cronkite swung his Cronkite's creed. Cronkite brushed away as,
off for obligatory T-G-I-F ,removing his glasses, he
"I am thank- lunches. nohorman and managing editor Walter Cronkite, then 47, was announced President Kenfulformyfam Anhomanandmaag-' tring to diet, so he sat at his desk unhappily munchn te nedy's death could serve as
flm o-NATHANIEL ing editor Wvalter Cronkite, A cttg rheeadpnapetahswfBty apc e p oeta. Tehogy haser
derful friends, JBAPTSE 19then 47, was trying to diet, cotgrheeadpnapeTa i ie eshdpc e p ometa ry ecn odernha
a lc ocl tdnMiami' so he sat at his desk unhap- thtm' o.=made journalism so intrusive
plae todcall pily munching the cottage and "in the moment" that it
homeg anbe- gt'aoet cheese and pineapple that team into action, demand- They get it fast, but too has erased the boundaries
ing aedcton get lI ams thonest- his wife, Betsy, had packed ing to go on the air live as frequently, they don't get it of ethics and good taste. Toan duatin t 1y us thnkulthat morning. Cronkite was ,quickly as possible. With right. They air rank specu- day's journalists need to rea higher learn- for being alive." glancing at ir~ternationat information flooding into lation, announcing "scoops" new their vow to get it right
ing institution." dispatches when a five-bell the newsroom, Cronkite that prove to be demonstra- -from the first.'
alarm suddenly erupted on made it categorically clear bly and, in certain cases, Contemporary. reporters the Teletype machine. that he would not broad- 'maliciously false. Two net- don't have to eat cottage
The' am Tm' "THREE SHOTS WERE cast rumor or conjecture, works covering the Navy cheese to emulate Cronkite.
Ths'elMqiTie acms alndheatra ihencaewseterSc onfsedialcmm etaiesh FIRED AT PRESIDENT Everything said on the air Yard shooting erroneously But they would do well to exdaloeue amall othraersiind the ospaeriSu feeac maks,; foraehealthy KENNEDY'S MOTORCADE had to be doubly and ti- identified the name of the ercise his judgment and reS150 wo~rds or less, brief and to the point, and may be edited for grammar, style TODAY IN DOWNTOWN ply confirmed by credible assailant. The wronged man straint. rindClarity: All levers must be signdand must include the name, address and' DALLAS," shouted the bul- sources. Cronkite and CBS was later compelled to say, Timothy M. Gay is the autelephone number of the writerfor purposes of confirming auJthorship. Send let- letin from United Press In- were hellbent on outhus- "Verify before you vilify." thor of Assignment to Hell, ters to: Letters to the Editor, The Miami Times, 900 N.W. 54th Street, Miami; FL
33127, orfx.themnto 305-757-5770; ternational. Cronkite had 'tling NBC and ABC but Various outlets compounded about Cronkite and four other spent more than a decade not at the expense of mess- the hysteria by inflating the World War II correspondents.


Forum addresses youth,

school-to-jail dilemma.
Dy John Cook the Juvenile Justice Depart- ed and, according to panelists,
'Miami Times writer ment indicated a 'dispropor- effective in curtailing the high
1"tohncook76 tionate minority contact." number of Black male youth arSTwo BcOther panelists included: rested in Broward County.
Two Black greek organize- Broward County's NAACP Recent statistics indicated
jtions, Alpha Kappa Alpha So- Chapter President Marsha El- that BCPS had the greatest Tority Inc., Chi Psi Omega lison, and the Department of percentage of juvenile arrests
_Phapter and Iota Phi Theta Juvenile Justice's Chief Proba- in Florida and that that of that .Fraternity, Inc., Alpha Lambda tion Officer Cassandra Evans. number, the majority were Omega Chapter recently co- Both women said they attended Black youth. .:sponsored a forum addressing because they believed that the The forum was moderated the schoolhouse to jailhouse community should challenge by Broward County. The "Fodilemma that continues to the "schoolhouse to jailhouse" rum" was. moderated by Broplague the Black community. pipeline experienced by a dis- ward County Commissioner The event was held at the St. proportionate number of Black Bobby DuBose of the City of Christopher Episcopal Church teens in the State of Florida. Fort Lauderdale. Others includ- Colonelhi Pollack (I-r); Assistant Public Defender Gordon Weeks, Commissioner Bobby DuBose, in Ft. Lauderdale. Several law ed: Broward. County Assistant
enforcement agencies, includ- THINGS TO CONSIDER Public Defender, Gordon Weeks moderator; Cassandra Evans, chief probation officer for Department of Juvenile Justice [DJJ]; and
ing the Ft. Lauderdale Police Several programs, including and the Honorable Judge Eli- Judge Elijah Williams, Broward County Juvenile Court. )Department and Broward Sher- the Broward County School' jah Williams. The County also iff's Office [BSO], participated Board's [BCPS] "Promise Pro- sent Amalio Nieves, director of and implementation of the civil law enforcement officials. The panelists by Dr. Barbara J. in the panel. Two Blacks law gram" as well as the renewed its Diversity and Cultural Out- citation program. A compre- dissemination of this informa- Thomas, president of the AKAs enforcement representatives, "Florida's Statewide Civil Cita- reach, to clarify the history and hensive question and answer tion was critical to the forum as and Dr. Berry Pierre, President Ft. Lauderdale Assistant Chief tion" program, which requires goals of the "Promise Program." period followed the panel dis-, the panelists charged the audi- of the Alpha Lambda Omega
-f Police Anthony Williams and officers to issue a citation to Judge Williams, Evans and An- cussion including what teens ence with spreading details to Chapter and door prizes were 'Colonel Al Pollack [BSO] noted teens with "first time offenses," thony Williams joined teamed should do when stopped, de- the community at large. presented to several attendees, ,that records and statistics at have been recently implement- up to coordinate the revisions tained and/or confronted by Awards were presented to donated by sponsoring groups.

Family holds memorial .Broward gets first female Black mayor

Sharief alsofirst mayor of Muslim upbringing Commissioner Alexandra Davis
filing to run against her in the
S2014 election. Sharief is also in By Dense-Marie Ordway Florid Classic football game
-By Brittany Wallman Her faher James Mohammed Sharief, started a food spue ith the state'sAgenn cy for ~~~~~~~~~6Healih Care 'Adinistra- Pml hminrlaed Capoadu
In a testament to Broward program, she said, and she
-County's diversity, commis- grew up packing food and tak- tion, which audited her busi- six white balloons into the eve jor, was pummeled a d a
ness, South Florida Pediatric ning sky after sain- a .prayer parked charter busf sioners on Tuesday selected as, ing it to the needy. .. Pines for her son, Robert Champion, the game.
the new county mayor a black One day when Sharief's faahlef onymyo lc n a we hre' a and accused her of overbilling who died after a~ brutal hazing His deth drewv attention to
.woman raised in the Muslim ther was selling clothing with Medicaid $485,615. to yeas agon th violent prctic of
faith. r Shaief's then19 -ear old sis- InJn h etled 'with the Shanhrhubdhzigwchsm v
Barbara Muhammad Sharief, ter, he was shot and killed by a RoIr CJune she settle i theg Stade. n4.
42, will lead the county for a 15-year-old robber. state, admitting no wrongdoing
year in what is large a :cer- Her father was 47 at the .and agreeing to pay the dis- nsd w
,emonial role. time. Her mother was 43. And putted amount, plus costs and datu hoa m s util hi
A,' A mother of five and self- Sharief, then 14, was one of a fine of $48,561. na hotel par:kingps summer Itwillhi
m -The :staeha second, open nertehtlpdn P smieI w
made businesswoman, Sharief eight children left fatherless. ce ast her bsine, ac- rlot where. the 26-ear-. No perform at the Cassic
ihas worked mostly on health She said she got a job to help case against her 2 8ine i- old Florida A&MUiver- CHAMPION on
.... : . ... . . ; '. . ' *; .. ".'sing her 'of' $221).,819 in incare and aggressive-dog is- her mother pay the bills. Broward's 43,000 Muslims, appropriate Medicaid billings. studentwa"sbeaten. C pae
'" a,,^ ... "Whn m-faherrw...............:.......,.appopriat 4vF4cm 4'ngs
-gsues since her 2010 election to When my father was killed, called her appointment as may- That case is still in litigation, Robert Champion a oth- said tey came to Orando on s.l!the County Commission. The her was the breadwinner," she or "absolutely fantastic." a with the state er cbes of FAMU's fm Tusa to keep the issue of
Republican-turned-Democrat said. We were foreclosed on,' think it's just testimony to. sesoa sad dke archieg band were in Or- han .. te no a ot
said she'll use the mayor's po- our cars were repossessed. what Browrd County right landoto perform at.the annual light
dium to turn attention to small There were times I didn't have now," Hamze said. "We're a ma.businesses and nonprofits money to eat and Iwent to the jority minority community. And under the slogan .Broward church and the mosque and just looking at the elections in means business" and to rec- they gave me food. ... That's the last couple years, we have a iognize' exemplary county em- kind of why I feel if someone Jewis1h sheriff and now we have Sployees. struggling, there's always a Muslim mayo. So Broward
Unlike in Palm Beach Coun- hope, and they should never County is really starting to re ty, which also selected a black give up." 'flect its diversi a op
oman as mayor on Tesday, Shief's father hadben Sharief said she believesher
in Broward it was a first. One well-known in the Muslim selection as mayor will inspire that Commissioner Stacy Ritter community, an active member school girls, and others. said was "past time." of the Masjid Al-Ansar mosque '"In America, we are a culture B EE E R TN
Sharief said her. intended 'in Miamii.. of tolerance and diveraty, and focus on small business is an Though Sharief said she I think that for those, people outgrowth of her personal sto- hasn't been in a mosque since who see me and know my back,ry, :a "tough road" to success, .. she was 14, the county's Mus- ground,: I hink they'll appreci- H I .i o
'that she rarely discusses in lim community has embraced ate that," she said. .
public. her achievements. The job and visibility have ....................................... ...... ........................ ...............
She grew up in Miami, the Nezar Hamze, executive di- come at an opportune time for' 'daughter of a self-employed rector of the Council on Ameri- Sharief. She just drew opposiaclothing salesman and a re- can Islamic Relations in South tion in her next County Comtired schoolteacher. Florida and a spokesman for mission race, with Miramar

Florida a hotzone for control of Congress
0y William E. Gibson to be the dominant is- said.
sue," said John Dow- And the Democratic
WASHINGTON Florida less, a Republican con- committee has high
once again will be a high-pro- sultant in'Orlando. "As hopes 'of defeating Refile political battleground next long as the economy is publican Steve Southyear, with at least four closely still just sputtering, it ,erland of Panama City, cnetdcnrsinlrcsmay jshutincum- wofcsasrn
that could help tip the balance bents. But as a whole it ch allengesfro wng
of power in the, U.S. House. tends to hurt the party D|I-BALART Graham, daughter of "Florida is going to in the White former Sen. and Gov.
be one of our pivot House -in this case, Bob Graham. to '=
points ...just be- -' Democrats." Israel pointed to a rising tide
cause there's so much ...... Democrats plan to of Hispanic voters in Florida :";
inpa:ofneadpour resources. into who are impatient within Repub- ":
depl:ofensSve Isael &' <. Florida to de- lican resistance to im- ,
chairmanees' tvof the Ial Dem- : fend vulnerable mgainreform. 4:
ocratic Congressional freshmen Pat- "That really riles peoCampaign Committee, ''rick Murphy, ple," said Israel, a Dem- t
told reporters in Was h- MURPH who represents ocr atic c ongre ssmanr !
ington on Tuesday part of Palm ,from New York. "You... .
during a preview of the 2.014 Beach County, and Joe can't ,say as a Republielections. Garcia of Miami, who can that you are for imThe outcome could affect are trying to survive in migration but not deliv-4
attempts to break the grid- districts that lean Re- SINK er on immigrationo" N c E T E M
lock in Congress on matters publican. The changing demo- H E I .,,O N .. E I ST
of importance to Florida, such Murphy, who grew up in 4a graphics of Florida, he preas immigration re- *~, Republican household dicted, will lead to Democratic i N TE R E S T i N G P ETS I N T H E WVO R L D.
form, Medicare spend- in Fort Lauderdale, and challenges in future elections
ing and the future of Garcia, a longstanding to Miami Republicans Mario
Obamacare. Cuban-American lead- Diaz-Balart and Ileana RosDemocrats need to er, are stressing their Lehitinen. "Over the long term," ~, What interesting pet will -you find, when you connect, adopt
gain 17 seats nation- willingness to compro- he said, "I think.those districts
wide to seize majority mise and seek biparti- become more and more blue." and love a shelter pet from Miami-Dade Animal Services?
control in the House,| Isan solutions. Both parties foresee a close
and they hope to get Democrats also hope contest to replace the late moodtwo or three in Flor- RO- NNto unseat Republican erate Republican Bill Young,
ida. But Florida Re- Dan Webster of Win- who had represented the St. CNNECTra~
publicans, emboldened by the ter Garden in a district with Petersburg area since 1971. Is- bU'ILv.
botched start of Obamacare, large numbers of Hispanic vot- rael cited Democrat Alex Sink, AnDOPT, ] .nIMAM-AD NMA ERIE
are determined'-to win back ers. "We don't have a recruit who nearly won the governor's L~~.iOPE FO R o PTIONSEVERYDAY!
two seats they barely lost last [to challenge Webster] yet, but race in 2010, as one of the par- .LJLV WWW, MIAMIDADEGOV/ANIMAL-S 3-N1
year. we are in active conversations ty's strongest challengers next
"I think health care is going with several people," Israel year.


-AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais -AP Photo/Jacquely Martin AP phioto/Jacquelyn Martinr Alex Wong, Getty Images -Jacquelon Martin, AP
Jazz musician Arturo Sandoval Civil rights activist Cordy Tindell President awards the Presidential Obama presents the Presidential Obama speaks with Oprah Winfrey
recieves the Presidential Medal of Vivian the Presidential Medal. of Medal of Freedom to Loretta Lynn Medal of Freedom to former after presenting her with the PresiFreedom. Freedom. at the White House president Bill Clinton dential Medal of Freedom.

Obama and Clinton honor JFK
By David Jackson remind us all of the beauty of the of President Kennedy and wife mary race over Hillary Clinton.
human spirit, the values that de- ~, Jacqueline. Edward Kennedy is also buried
WASHINGTON President fine us as Americans, the poten- Jack Schlossberg, a grandson at the Arlington grave site.
Obama paid tribute Wednesday tial that lives inside of all of us," :iof President Kennedy, greeted This year, Obama made Caroto Democratic predecessor Bill Obama said during a ceremony dignitaries as they arrived at the line Kennedy, JFK's daughter,
Clinton, and both of them hon- at the White House, echoing Ken- grave site. the ambassador to Japan.
ored a presidential icon, John F. nedy's reasons for establishingThprsdnilcuesatr DigaJne1sechn
Kenedy th awrd.greeted members of the family. Berlin site of of Kennedy's "Ich As a bugler played taps, "John F. Kennedy stands for "Good to see you,' Obama told bin emn Berliner" speech of 1963,
Obama, Clinton and spouses Mi- posterity as he did in life -one group amid smiles and hugs. just months before his death chelle Obama and Hillary Rod- young and bold and daring," The president and first lady also Obama said his predecessor's
ham Clinton stood with hands Obama said later in the day at a read some of the inscriptions words "are timeless because
over hearts before the eternal dinner honoring current and for- etched into a memorial at the they call upon us to care more
flame that illuminates Kenne- mer Medal of Freedom recipients. grave site, about things than just our own
dy's grave at Arlington National "He stays with us in our imagi- The Obamas and the Clintons self-comfort, about our own city,
Cemetery. nation not because he left us too rode to the cemetery in the same about our own country."
The solemn ceremony and soon, but because he embodied J limousine; they left separately. Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential
other events began a series of the character of the people that J Months before his death, Ken- campaign featured pictures of
memorials across the nation he led." fjnedy had visited Arlington House him as a 16-year-old member of
leading into Friday, the 50th an- The delegation to the Kennedy at the cemetery, a spot just above Boys Nation shaking hands with
niversary of the assassination grave site in Arlington include d his future grave. He reputedly President Kennedy in 1963, castthat transformed American poli- members of the Kennedy family, v said, "I could stay here forever." ing it as a symbolic passing of
tics and culture. as well as a former official who Jacqueline Kennedy made the the torch.
Before the Arlington visit, may soon seek the presidency decision to put the eternal flame Even Republican presidents
Obama awarded Clinton and 15 herself: former first lady and sec- at her husband's resting place. have hailed the Kennedy mysother Americans the Presiden- retary of State Hillary Rodhamn Like their presidential pre- tique. President Reagan, for extial Medal of Freedom, created. Clinton. decessors, Obama and Clinton ample, cited JFK's support for
50 years ago by President Ken- At the site, Obama and Bill have often paid homage to the tax -cuts.
nedy.. Other recipients included Clinton escorted Ethel Kennedy, memory of the charismatic Ken- Obama's Republican predecestelevision legend Oprhh Winfrey, widow of slain JFK brother' Rob- nedy. oGog .Bscliae
country music artist Loretta ert F. Kennedy. Each president The Kennedy family gave Edward Kennedy's support on
Lynn, women's rights leader Glo- held one of her hands and helped Obama crucial support during education and other issues.
ria Steinem, baseball great Ernie her climb some stairs. -Pablo Martinez Monsvais/Associated Priess his 2008 presidential campaign. Bush invited Edward Kennedy
Banks and the late pioneering During a wordless ceremony President Barack Obama and former President Bill Clinton pay The endorsement of Sen.. Edward and members of his family to the astronaut Sally Ride. on a sunny but chilly day, the tribute to President John F. Kennedy at Arlington National Cemn- Kennedy, D-Mass., the late presi- screening of a film about JFK's
"These are the men and women Obamas and the Clintons placed etr ensa.dent's brother, helped Obama handling of the Cuban. Missile
who in their extraordinary lives a wreath before the twin graves win that year's Democratic pri- Crisis.

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Broward teenager a leader

of thieves according to police
By Ihosvani Rodriguez term "felony lane."
Such patterns were evident in
Steven Ferguson was spot- recent cases involving Ferguson
ted trying to break into cars. and a Pompano Beach woman
belonging to mourners attend- with a drug history who was reing a funeral service at a North cruited for crime because of her
Lauderdale cemetery, authori- blonde looks, according to offities said. cials and court records. 'Knockout game' leads to arrests, more police patrols
But long before he was arrest- The case against Ferguson
ed Sunday afternoon outside began to unravel on Sept. 8, V i
ed~~we Snaafenoousd-he and the wmnDan~ olent Knockout game
the cemetery, law enforcement when ewomanDawn
officials throughout Florida Walsh, 39, were caught on video
knew him as more than just a using a Davie woman's stolen
car burglary suspect looking for IDs to open a bank and credit
easy pickings, officials said. card, account, an arrest report By Marisol Bello Semitic statement just before
Ferguson is only 18, but he said. the incident, Nieves said.
is considered a high-ranking STEVEN FERGUSON DAWN WALSH The Davie woman told inves- Dangerous "knockout" The victim was'not serimember of one of South Flori- sheriff's Sgt. Tom O'Brien, who actually is more than one ring tigators her purse was stolen attacks on strangers are ously injured.
day's notorious "Felony Lane" heads the agency's criminal in- of thieves carrying out such from her car Aug. 27, when she leading to arrests, more offi- New York police Sgt. Brengangs, groups of thieves who vestigations at the airport. "It's crimes, officials said. visited Happy Tails Dog Park in cers flooding the streets and dan Ryan said in an e-mail
drive to small, unsuspecting an epidemic." In most cases, those arrested Plantation. more warnings for vigilance that extra officers have
towns in other states to con- Although Ferguson was ar- have South Florida addresses An hour after opening a credit by an unsuspecting public. been assigned to the Crown
duct crime sprees, the Broward rested this week, law enforce- and travel in rental cars. They card account using the wom- Perpetrators have dubbed Heights area of Brooklyn.
Sheriff's Office said. ment officers and bankers target cars parked at state -an's Social Security card' and the violent practice as the. The NYPD wouldn't conThe Pompano Beach man's across the state learned about parks, day care centers, gyms,' driver's license, Ferguson and "knockout game," in which firm how many suspected
arrest is likely to yield arrests Ferguson last week in Orlan- supermarkets and- cemeteries. Walsh were seen on surveil- young people try to randomly knockout assaults have been
and additional charges in oth- do during a training seminar Their loot usually includes wal- lance video renting a Mercedes- knock out strangers with one reported.
."The'attacks in New York'
er unsolved cases in Virginia, about felony lane gangs, Bro- lets or purses containing credit Benz' 'E350 at Fort Lauder- punch.
Georgia and South Carolina, ward sheriff's Deputy Jonathan and debit cards and check- dale-Hollywood International Recent attacks in New have racial overtones beofficials said. The arrest also Korman said at Ferguson's :books. Airport officials said. York, New Haven, Conn., cause the suspects are black
Washington, D.C. and sub- arnd the victims have been
sheds insight into how such court hearing this week. Walsh Was wearing a wig, D.C.ia nd si dthe vts eb
burglary and identity theft Not only was he mentioned by FELONY LANE GANG they said. urban Philadelphia have Jewish.
raised concerns across the: !:In New Haven, police
rings operate, they said. name at the seminar, "he was The thieves later drive:to the "From what I understand,
on top of the flow chart," Kor- victims' banks to cash stolen [Walsh] is a person who receives country. The violence is not spokesman DavidHartman WHITE COLLAR CRIMES man said. "And everyone else checks, often wearing wigs and the 'documents stolen from ve- new;though. hi fU St. saidplincidenainvestigat"Instead of selling drugs at branched down from Steven, sunglasses for di'sguises. They hidles," Korman said.-, "The iisde rs hf smlar ii in s infthe past
the corner, they are learning' Ferguson." often use.:'the4 thest. drive- gang tries to pick out a person ii de t of ahie m out tre moHe sid inof estigathese white-collar crimes and Even though felony lane.throug.t'lie t,.&.yd-who best resembles the person.'. 'to .... d o i s u dd t
gang" suggests one group, it surveillance cameras. Thus the whose documents are stolen." imigrant. 4 tos have identified three
identity thefts," said Broward sSome of the assaults are people of interest but no'
recorded and posted on so- arrests have been made.
cial media by the attackers. He said no one suffered
Judge dep aved charged Amrit Maiajh, 28, attacks. More undercover
Skdge blasts 'depra.d d i Wrape eof
By Mike Clary by them," Schneider saidtwo felony hate crimes officers are patrolling downAvery, of Coconut Creek, and after they said he assaulted town and a neighborhood
Cellphone videos. depicting Montes, of Hollywood; ;along a 24-year-old Jewish man c'aliled South Hill, where five
the brutal beating and rape of a. with 17-year-old Dwight Henry, i wearing a yarmulke Friday of the assaults occurred, he
r ". 16-year-old girl lured to a home of North Miami Beach, each i r y Y g -"
- in Hollywood could be present- are charged with two counts of, los Nieves said. i. thiti !fat ta ti
ed to a Broward circuit judge armed sexual'battery and kid- Marah, wo isida- '' b:s be bldaarmi .
..,on Thursday. napping. dian, was talking about the sickening,' Hartman said.
Prosecutors 'expect to cite. Facing similar charges are knockout game with th"""This'is'not a game. This is
. the evidence to argue that two Jayvon Woolfork, 19, and Lanel other men and made an anti- violent"
schoolmates charged in the Singleton, 18. They are being
case are too dangerous to be held without bond.
granted bond. Avery is being represented by Migration trip ends fatally
"The videos created by these defense attorney Huda Ajlani,
young people are the best proof and Montes by Hilliard Moldof. HAITIANS droppedfood, water and eight
of why we feelthese people pose Both have filed motions re- --Courtesy of the Broward Sheriff's Office continued from lA life rafts."
a threat to the community," questing bond for their clients. The suspects in the' beating and rape of a 16-year-old girl are "The water varies in depth,"
said prosecutor Maria Schnei- "Something reasonable," Ajlani Dwight Henry, from left; Erica Avery, Jayvon Woolfork,, Patricia The vessel was spotted by Somma said. "For some it was
der. "This video is the evidence said.
of what we mean." Avery appeared in court Montes and Lanel Singleton, authorities said. On Thursday, a fishermen late last week and waist-deep. For others, it was
As juveniles being tried as Wednesday to be formally ar- judge set a bond amount for Avery and Montes. reported to Bahamian authori- over their heads."
-adults, Erica Avery, 16, and Pa- raigned on the charges. Ajlani ties, he said. Last Monday, Ba- A search was underway to
tricia Montes, 15, are entitled entered a plea of not guilty. on another part of the home and her, police said. Much of the at- hamian authorities asked the find more survivors and recovto bond under state law. But her behalf. demanded that the girl have tack was recorded, police said. Coast Guard for assistance. A er more bodies, said Lt. Origin
Schneider said she will ask Cir- According to police, the at- sex with "Jay" or face a beating. On Wednesday, Henry was, Coast Guard helicopter found Deleveaux, a spokesman for cuit Judge Lisa Porter to deny tack began after Montes invited When she refused, they beat also in court, but was not ar- the ship near Scrub Cay,' the Royal Bahamian Defense defense motions to set a bond the 16-year-old to Woolfork's her, pushed her down a flight raigned because he does not about 20'miles from where it Force. A Bahamian naval ship because of the nature of the home in the 1600 block of of stairs and smashed her head yet have a lawyer. He told Por- was first seen, Somma said.' arrived last Tuesday morn-,
crime. McKinley Street. There they lis- on the concrete. ter that his father was in the The boat had run aground ing. and 110. survivors were
"The judge is going to see tened to music and watched TV Dragged back inside, the girl processing of hiring an attor- and capsized near Harvey Cay' brought aboard. Three bodies
these [videos], and we are confi- until Woolfork, Singleton, Hen- was stripped of her clothes and ney. His arraignment was reset in the Exuma chain. Ten bod- have been recovered. It was undent she is going to be shocked ry and Avery joined them from held down as Woolfork raped for Friday. ies in the water could be seen cear from where the Ship first
from the helicopter, along with sailed. Last year, Bahamian
l s t at $30 people in the water and authorities stopped 1,330 misup to 60 clinging to the boat. grants at sea, while the latest By Rafael Olmeda Avery, 16, students at South defendants, Lanel Singleton, 18, participated in the battery and Thirteen people were hoisted voyage puts. the number this
Broward High ,School. The victim and Jayvon Woolfork, 19, are kept the victim from escaping, all onto the helicopter. During year at more than 1,400 with a A North Miami Beach teenager was lured to the house where being held without bond and face are facing the same charges. the night, the Coast Guard month remaining in the year.
implicated in the brutal rape of a the attack took place on Nov. life in prison.
. Hollywood girl earlier this month 1 by Montes, her. close friend, All five defendants have been
was told Friday he could get out prosecutors said. charged as adults with two
of jail before he goes to trial if Porter said if Henry posts bond, counts of armed sexual battery :.his family can come up with a .he will be confined to his father's on a minor and two counts of $100,000 bond. 'North MiAi Beach apartment, kidnapping.'
i" Broward Circuit Court Judge not allowed to leave the home for Avery and Montes had not i
.'Lisa Porter set the bond, $25,000 any reason other than to meet~ posted bond and" remained at the '
each for four separate charges, for with his lawyer, and not allowed North Broward jail in Pompano : Dwight Henry, 17, one of five teen- any access to the Internet. He Beach Friday night. Henry and 0
,agers accused of severely beating will also need to wear a GPS Singleton were at the Broward a 16-year-old girl and pinning her monitoring device to) insure he Main Jail Woolfork Was being
..down while one of them raped her. remains at home. held'at the Paul Rein Detention0
,Parts of the ordeal were recorded Henry, Montes and Avery Facility in Pompano Beach. on a cellphone video,, are entitled to have bail set Investigators and prosecutors
The bail for Henry matched because they are under 18 and say Woolfork was the oniy one
the amount set a day earlier for by law cannot face life in prison who had sexual contact with
Patricia Montes, 15, and Enica ff convicted. Two other co- the victim, but because all five
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can outsmart others. It was his to press charges. tor in a timid voice. HeEx
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murdering young Martin. And it' into trouble. 'Last .upset" as they banged
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John Lewis: A life dedicated to the tenets of nonviolence
By 0. Kevin McNeir and his life-changing meeting by discrimination and intimi- ther King and the Montgomery can be- trained in the methods they will see it as a guide as a with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther dation. But Lewis persevered. Story," that really inspired me. of Gandhi, King and others who way out and as a way in. I want King, Jr., in those pivotal years In his comic series, he says he It led me to have the courage to believed that the only way to young people to say, 'If Dr. King Congressman John Lewis, 73, in which the civil rights move- hopes to bring to life those days participate in sit-ins, in march- make positive change in society and Congressman Lewis could was recently in Miami, speaking meant was just being formed. from the past for a new audi- es and to even take part in the was through non-violent means. do it, so can I.' Let's be clear to students at Booker T. Wash- The book was written in collab- ence of youth. freedom rides. And'we did it all "If it had not been for that the battle is not won and we are
ington Senior High School who oration with Andrew Aydin and "After my successful 2008 following the rubrics of non-vi- comic book, listening to King's nonliving in a post-racial society. were joined by young men from New York Times best-selling art- re-election campaign for Con- olence. I think that's what our inspiring sermons on the radio noteven with a Black pfesithe 5,000 Role Models of Excel- ist Nate Powell. gress [Georgia, District 51, my,. youth need today another from my home in Alabama and dent. We still need reconcili tion
lence, His remarks centered on Lewis was born to a family staff and I were taking some way to express themselves that then eventually meeting and'be- between the, 'races a'nd hea his recently-published graphic of sharecroppers just outside time away for rest and recu- is grounded in an action cam- ing eintored by him, I know I foral. The rc is
novel trilogy, specifically Book Troy, Alabama in Feb. 1940 peration," he said. "Andrew paign of peace." would have been a very differ- imbedded deeply in this country
One entitled '"March." The novel at a time when Blacks in the [Aydin, campaign manager] was Lewis says that just as he ent person. I don't know 'what and in our souls. That's why I'm is a first-hand account of Lew- South were routinely subjected going to a comic book conven- was indoctrinated into a dif- would have happened to me on this .amazing pilgrimage and is' lifelong struggle for civil and to humiliating segregation in tion. But it didn't sound silly ferent way of thinking and liv- or to the United States. Maybe taking to young people across human rights and describes his education and public facilities to me. I remembered reading a ing one which he continues my book will plant seeds,' of the country. I,may be 73 but I youthful quest for knowledge and were prevented from voting 1958 comic 'book, "Martin Lu- to follow today young 'adults peace for today's youth. I hope feel like I'm 33 again"

Police use rewards program and townhalls to get witness information
REWARDS from-the public. Nonetheless, we it more difficult to find the sub- life." "Whatever happened to our -it's going to take a team effort,"
continued from lA have several entities around our jects. And even when there are Tanaka Charles, whose son working together? We may live or Denbow said. "-'We don't use the
.Department that are addressing witnesses, it's hard to get them was shot and killed several years work in the'hood' but We still de- term snitch we see those who covered by the Northside District. the issue including the crime to share what they know." ago, has advocate for serve to be treated with respect. have the courage to come forWithin the last month, two juve- suppression team, our neighbor- families, "particularly mothers, That's'.,not 'what's happening 'ard as concerned citizens."
niles were also shot near 62nd hood resource unit, the robbery WILL THE COMMUNITY MAKE who are left to mourn the mur- now." ' If you see something, say
Terrace and 17th Avenue. And bureau, the narcotics bureau THAT-CALL TO THE POLICE? ders of their children. She partic- But police say' they have had something," said law enforcethen a nine-year61d was shot in and the gang unit. Units are now: Daniels added that there are ipated in the town hall meeting. some successes. Initiatives lik i ent veteran Ed Harris. "It's theCity of Miami just outside of deploy ed' 24 hours a day. and resources already in place but -"I founded A Mother's 'Heart the Gun 'Bounty Program havie' easy to turn the other way but the boundaries of M-DCPD. Ma- we're doing our best to identify emphasized that without the after my son and his friends reduced the number of guns on ,'let it happen to your family. The jor Stephanie Daniels, who is in areas where shootings are more community's help, the job of the were shqt and killed she said. the streets and taken them out of more bad folks we get off the charge of the Northside District, likely to occur. We're seeing that police becomes even more diffi- 'Sometimes people don't want to the hands of'criminals. Rewards streets, the safer we can make says shootings ,and robberies robbery victims are being tar- cult. talk with the police because they offered by the CrimeStoppers our community. The police have
have taken a dangerous spike geted and tend to be unfamiliar "Many of the shootings are ei- are treated more like criminals program have encouraged tip,- the might and the power but it's. upwards. She discussed strate- with their surroundings. Rob- their gang or drug related," said than vi ctim. Inthepast, we had steers to come forward. Acd the community that must have gies and concerns at a town hall bery is a crime of opportunity Lieutenant Gonzalez, Narcotics officersthat walked the beat and ing to Detectives George, Defii the courage."' meeting held last week at Dorsey and so if people travel in groups Bureau, M-DCPD. "And people knew thcmmuniy. That's how and' Mike Smit, sine the in Daniels added that town hall Educational Center. and avoid carrying large packag- in the community know who youget people to trttyou and to 'Bounty, Program wasestarted in meetings will be held at least
'We have seen a troubling rise es or wearing excessive jewelry, these criminals are. What they then*,share what they know. You June' 2007 they have recovered twice a month and will probably in shootings and robberies dur- they may be able to better pro- don't realize is that, they have the have tonmke people feel com- 750 guns Nad m e45arrpI; take place at local churches as ing themonths of October and tect themselves. Butawithout the power to reduce crime by shar- af's'1t. li''i ... c' p
tect thernsevespoBut thut th p'wertde. .6U-' Char-i'e fop- par of their Bible Study hour.
November at the same. time community's input we cannot get ing every 'bit ofinformation no don't to b treat.4, p [ 1Z471 -TIPS] have led, to -Final details are now' being it's hard to close these cases criminals off the streets'. Victims 'matter how big or small. It could l bL.d bu:si -s of $3 and will be announced to
cause of a lack of information are often uncooperative making either solve a murder or save a ness owner Cuthber Harew6 "'We can end this violence but the community.

More chargedin Ohio high school rape case

RAPE strength coach Seth Fluharty, not guilty, said Columbus 'at
continued from 1A volunteer football coach .Mat- torney Bian Duncan. Fluharty
thew Belardine and elementary was charged with failing to re
more players. Hacker activists school principal Lynnett Gor- port possible child abuse in Au
helped propel coverage of the man were charged Monday. gust 2012. Columbus attorney
rape case and press allegations McVey's chai-ges include felo- Tom Tyack said'he, had been of a cover-up, including repost- ny counts of obstructing justice contacted to, represent Fluharty ing of a 12-minute Internet and tampering with evidence but 'could notY -con f -:-U SI(2fl
video made within hours of the and a misdemeanor charge al- man is chargdiwith Nfail ng'', Rwt
attacks in which a former Steu- leging he made a false state- rep chi '"
benville student joked"'about meant in April 2012.. McVey" AprN14," I!
the victim,. Ohio Attorney Gen- wasn't immediately available phen LaMatrice, said she wil eral MikeDeWime convened the. for comment, and messages ,plead not guilty andtht charge grand jury to look into' the 'be-' were left for, his attorney. isnt connected t fo thefootball havior of -school administrators' lardine,' whose house atthori- players' case, biut declined to and other adults in the commu- ties said was the scene 'of the elaborate. DeWine announced .L!
nity after the two players were underage drinking party that the grand jury's creation March 1 Am* "V #
convicted last March. Under the preceded the 'rape last sum- 17, the day a judge convicted COA. Jaw 1=06 ow vw us PqO
law; educators are required to mer, faces several misdemean- Ma'Lik Richmond anid Trent reprI allegations of'ishild abuse' or ,charges, including making Mays of digitally penetrating a MN'
Two people. had" already been' a false~ statement and contrib- West Virginia girl, after an' alco-20 charged before 'S$teubenille, tn oudrg loo o- o-uldpryta'ooe
Superintendent Mike McVe~r 'sumption. Belardine.will plead team scrimmage. "' '

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pactIothe"lives of men n but I guarantee you, in five years AIDS CONTINUES" and a 'hoio'yrung adutsi there will be' nothing but praise." The good news, for Empower 'U" some who are gay, others who are Dr. Resha Mehta;, COO, Em- not withstanding, this Sunday A MIS i arkft :
heterosexual. power 'U,"'says access to health will be mark a somber moment a&1W, """CI* Trut
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subsequently being designated as many of the' clients that we're the United Nations 'first declared aqualifd.d health center? seeing now or will see in the December 1'st as world AIDS Day, .
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fected by health disparities, par- cause of the ACA, more minorities 24 years old. Youth make up 7 ticularly, but not limited to, HIV/ will be able to establish a routine lPercent of the more than 1 mil-A AIDS spectrum disease." for their health care needs. And, lion people in the U.S.' living with --
'The grant willtbe rolled out over w~ell be' able 't6 mainain our cli- HIV/AIDS,- About 12,000 youth a 10-year period and we have 120. ent base and track their progress. were infected with HIV in 2010 days to. get up and running, with We won't lose patients to other the greatest percentage being the ancillary services that we will health care facilities like we did among gay and bisexual youth.
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Congressman Lewis talks to Role ModelsPOll: Floridavoters

Congressman Lewis talks to Role Models want Bush, Clinton

Miami Times staff report A.Public Schools in 1993, invitCongressman John Lewis -edLewto spe at theihigh m atchup in 20 6
stopped by Booker T. Washing- "It is was an honor to have an
By Aaron Deslatte ary Clinton is well thought of
ton Senior High School last week American hero like Congress- byFlorida voters, but when
to talk to the 5000 Role Models man John Lewis visit Booker T.
akout his #1 New York Times Washington Senior High School tA ssee o Floria ae d rse worl
voters seem to want a blast be a good president, more
estselling graphic novel meme- to speak to the Role Models and from the past when it comes voters say yes than say they
oir trilogy MARCH, which chron- to share his experiences in the to te next rae for the White will vote for her" said Peter
icles his experiences during the struggle for 'civil and human House. "' Brown, assistant director of
civil rights movement. He was rights," Wilson said. "I am hum- A Quinnipiac University the Quinnipiac University
also inducted into the 5000 Role bled beyond words and truly pg
poll released Friday suggests "Polling Institute.'
Models of Excellence Project as honored that the legendary civil voters here prefer former Clinton also tops other
an- honorary member and then and human rights activist is now Florida Gov. Jeb Bush as Republicans: 45 to 41 percent
gave autographed copies of his a member of the Role Models. He the Republican nominee for over Christie; 50 to 43 perbook to about 50 Role Models. brings exemplary leadership, in- preslen in 20!6, and former cent over Rubio; and 52 to 36
Congresswoman Wilson, who tellect, vision and compassion to Secretary ofState Hillary percent over Cruz.
founded the 5000 Role Models the program. For half a century, Clinton on the Democratic The poll also found low
of ,Excellence Project, a com- he has been an extraordinary side. numbers for President
prehensive drop-out prevention role model for millions. Now, he In the pols hypotheti- Obama, thanks for the
and mentoring program for at- is an official role model for a very cal head-to-head matchups, plagued rollout of his sig-.
risk boys in Miami-Dade County special group of boys." Clinton gets 47 percent to nature health-care law. The
Bush's 45 percent. president's approve rating
On the Republican side, has fallen to '40 percent with
Edm onson,Bushgot 22 percent in a hy- 57 percent disapproval. Those
E dmon on De t ste tk d pothetical primary with U.S. match the worst numbers
to "Christm as in Novem ber" Sen. Marco Rubio, who drew the school's poll found'for
318 percent. New Jersey Gov. Obasna, in September 2011.
Miami-Dade County Commis- das, all sponsored by DeltaCare Chris Christie took 14 per- Voters oppose the Afford-'
sioner Audrey M. Edmonson -- a non-profit organization cent, and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz able Care Act 54 percent to
an iher sister members of Del- which focuses on educating the of Texas got 12 percent. 39 percent.
taC are,. Inc. recently celebrated minority community on HIV/ Clinton dominates the hy- Asked if Obamacare would
"Christmas in November" at AIDS. Many of the DeltaCare pothetical Democratic prima- make their health care worse
Target in Miami's Midtown. The members, including Edmon- ry with 70 percent, followed in the next year, 44 percent
annual event gave 15 families a son, are also members of the by Vice President Joe Biden at of voters said yes, 21 percent
chance to shop for toys.and join Miami-Dade County Alumnae 9 percent and no other candid said it will make their health.
Santa Claus for pizza and so- Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta. date above 4 percent care better and 31 percent
-Photos courtesy Marta Martinez-Aleman "It's no surprise that Hill- say it will have no effect.

The Miami Times

Fa ith



Leia and HectorFelix will officially _ybecome Ruby'ss parents as a part o National Adoption

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City of Opa-locka

politicians team

upi to feed needy..
The City of Opa-locka's Thanksgiving fellowship anid community feeding at Sherbondy Pavilion was hosted by. Vice Mayor Joseph L. Kelley and Commissioner Luis B. Santiago, sponsored by the mayor and commission in- e conjunction with the city's Faith Based Initiative, which t
consist of all local churches in the city. There was an assorted combi-wwhtHi nation of musicians, pastors, praise s dancers and people of varied races
anid backgrounds, fellowshipping un- .
der one accord.
"It was a wonderful diverse and allinclusive Thanksgiving service . just what we are about in the City of Opaocka,"f Kelley said.
"The best thing for the city of 01pa- KELLE

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Ebenezer celebrates A lifetime for those in need
E e e e c RUSSELL telephone number is 805-399continued from 10B 1000 and the pin number is
a n a B e h n -at the church is "teacher." "My main goal is to do more
ana Bn outreach, restoring and liftingMINISTRIES AT LIFELINE up, for those who are struggling
m Ministries established by Rus- and need more encouragement,
sell include: Outreach, Youth Russell said. "We need to enCookman Day
and Bible Study and Prayer courage more people to build a Meeting. Saturday Morning real relationship with the Lord." ormer State Representative, James Bush Ill, was the Prayers are held every Saturda"y Rev. Dr. Calvin Russell is
ruest preacher at Ebenezer United Methodist Church from 7-8. my husband and a leader I am
They can be reached online, proud to be by his side," said [2001 NW 35th Street] last Sunday as the pastor, Dr. by text and social media. The lady Jannie Russell.
Joreatha Capers, and the congregation celebrated their annual Pastors of Dade and toward Count,
Bethune-Cookman University [B-CU] Day. Participants in the There is a Kingdom Mission ies: Miami, Miami Lakes, MiT- i
service, including Richard Strachan, Jr., Gracelyn Thomas, Ei- work that awaits the church ami Gardens, Hialeah, Coconut
in 2014. This Kingdom Mis- Grove, Miramar, Hollywood, leen Robinson and Bush all graduated from B-CU. Capers said sion work goes beyond the four Pembroke Pines, etc. for Christ.
that the church pays homage to the University and its gradu- walls of a church building. This Pastors of Dade and Broward
Kingdom Mission pertains to a County, let us join hands and ates each year because of the example of excellence that its united church movement that believe God, for a citywide
entails various outreach min- united church movement in founder, Dr. Mary McCloud Bethune, set when she first opened istry works, throughout Dade 2014.
its doors with just a few dollars and five eager students. --MiamiTimes photos/D. Kevin Mc eir and Broward County; for the For more information, go to:
sole purpose of winning our cit-:
Adopted, children excited tfind homes

ADOPTION 30 hours of training, have their natural," she said.
continued from 10B homes inspected by a case work- In addition to Ruby, 19 other ...
er and undergo background Broward children will be adopt- j
I couldn't let her go to foster checks. At that point, the agency ed Saturday. But another 90 are care." works with the family to -match still living in foster care.
"I would neVer have thought them with a child. The length of "I wish that more people would C that
I was going to adopt ... but for the process varies but usually consider [adoption]," said Hecme to let it go for my own selfish takes about nine months. tor Felix, adding he and his wife reasons, it was always going to Ruby's stepsiblings have al- might adopt again. "If you take be on my conscience," said Hec- ready embraced her and Leia a walk through the orphanage tor Felix. "It was just like start- Felix said people stop her on the and look into these kids' eyes, ing over ... we were ecstatic." street to comment on how her you see the lack of love, the lack t
To adopt a child, prospec- much daughter resembles her. of stability and the look of untive parents must go, through "There's no difference, it feels certainly. That's enough."

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"learn more about the benefits of an affordable
Rev. Harold Marsh
Rev.Harld MrshCoventry Health Care Medicare Advantage plan
Metropolitan A.M.E. Church 1305 NW 54th St. 305-835-2578
Rev. Vernon C. Miller
1778 NW 69 Street Mt. Tabor M.B. Church at a neighborhood sales meeting.
305-696-4201 Rev. George E. McRae
1701 NW 66 Street 305-693-0820
... .,,.Second Canaan M.B. Church A
Revival' Tabernacle Assembly of God, Rev., Jeffrey Mack U
Rev. Leonard S. Shaw 4343 NW i7th Ave. 305-638-1789
2085 NW 97th St. 9 305-693-1356 T ONA AI"
Greater Harvest Baptist Church P.O. Box 472-426, 33147-2426 305-799-2920
Rev. Kenneth McGee
14135 NW 7th Ave. 305-725-6321 New Life Christian Center
Rev. Bruce Payne
New Philadelphia Baptist Church 7654 NW 17th PI. 786-536-9039
Rev. Rickie Robinson Sr. 5
8640 NW 22nd Ave. 3057505-0400 Divine Hope Restoration Ministries
Apostle R. Caleb Jean
CHURCH OF CHRIST 16601 NW 8th Ave. 786-419-0728
Church of Christ in' Perrine PENTECOSTAL
Minister Alfred Holt .
18301 SW 107th Ave. e 786-427-0280 Signs and Wonders Int'l Ministries 90 E '
Apostle Prophet Dr. Marty Glenn Davis
MISSXONARYBAPTST 3982 NW 167 St. 305-628-4434
New Union Grove M.B. Church New Life Family Worship Center
Pastor Marvin McIntyre. Sr. Pastor Barbara J. Boyce
2905 1NW 62nd St. 305-836-4839 1195 NW 119 St. 305-085064 MAYNORANDINO
Rev. Paul West, Sr. Licensed agent direct phone:
5598 NW 7th Ave. 954-981-1832 Ebenezer United Methodist Church
Rev. Dr. Joreatha McCall Capers, Sr. Pastor 305-907-4015 (TTY/TDD 711),
Greater St. James MB 200.1 NW 35th St. 305-635-7413AWEK
International Church 8:00 AM 8:00 PM, 7 DAYSAWE K
4875 NW 2nd Ave. 305-759-9358, C .,.. ...J MAANINO@CVh~"\TY.COhM

iU A Mission With A New
aaaBeginning C hurch Women'sT
~~Department provides corn- ,
Chrhwl ehsigter.73 .-5pm al35 New Mt. Sinai M.B. -Bazaar on Sat., Dec. 7-from .munity feedings.'Call1786-371- ( C O V E N T R Y
annual Thanksgiving service, 633-1880. q -H t ar
Thursday, Nov. 28th at 10 U Bethany Seventh-Day i
The public is invited, Call 305- U] New Vision Gospel Coin- Adventist Church hosts be978-5079. .mInity Choir Will celebrate reavement sharing group meet- Medicare Advantage Plans
"Eunice. Watson Liberty Day ings, every 2nd Sunday from
Mt. Hope Fellowship Celebration," Dec. 7th at 7' 3-4 p.m. Call 305-634-2993. Ant Aetna Companly
Baptist Church in Opa-locka p.m.. African Heritage Culturwill culminate their revival Nov. al Arts Center. Call 305-318- Street Evangelist Out27 and the public is invited. You 8452. reach Ministries will conduct Lighting the WAay to Better Health SM
are also invited to join them for free personal courses on ivanThanksgiving dinner to Nov. 28 [] New Union Grove M.B. gelizing without fear. Call 786on Thanksgiving Day at noon. Church, will celebrate 33 years 508-6167. pa
of service given by their Pas- redmT ac t-Coventry Health Care is a Coordinated Care plnwith a
*] St. Peter's A.O.C.'s Nurs- tor Rev. Marvin Mclntytre, Sr. ]Fe'mToDnesu
es Guild will sponsor a yard on Dec. 7 at the Church of the dents need help purchasing Medicare contract and a contract with the Florida Medicaid sale at the church every Sat., Open Door at 5 p.m. Call 305- [boys and girls] litUrgical and Nov. 27-Dec. 18th from 8 a.m. 968-1593. dance uniforms. They are "Off program. Enrollment in our plan depends on contract
Call 305-310-0855. the Streets Doing Well Danc- renewal. Vista products are offered through Coventry
Dade County Alumnae h ds Fa htm wilong-al76-7-66 Health Care of Florida, Inc. and Coventry Health Plan of
Chapter of Delta Sigma cert featuring Adore on Dec. U] The 5th S.A.V.L.O.. Florida, Inc; Summit products are offered through Coventry
Theta Sorority, Inc. invites 7 from 7-9 p.m. at the African March and' Community rally community organizations, sup- Heritage Cultural Arts Center. will be held Sat., Dec. 14 at 11 SummitiHealth Plan, Inc. A sales person will be present porters, and other chapters Call 305-975-1837. "a.m. The march will begin at wtinom inadapplications.Foac m od inso
members to their "Celebrating .Mt. Zion AME Church in Miami wt nomto n o co m dtoso
100 Years of Sisterhood; Schol- U] New Day In Christ invites Gardens and end at Bunche proswt pca ed tnihoho ae etn
ar and Service," program. Call the community to a free Mind, Park in Opa-locka with a candle proswt pca ed tnihoho ae etn
305-635-8767. Body, and Soul Enhancements; .light vigil and ceremony to hon- call 1-877-563-5096 (TTY/TDD 771).
self-improvement class and .or the lives lost to violence in
The New Covenant Pres- Zumba Fitness. Call 305-691- our community. Call 305-942byterian will host their annual 0018. 0483. Y0022_CCP__2013_4002_1842 FINALll accepted 9/2012


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441 teenagers, but it can be a
As Alice and Rick Sofield of sizable expense for parents.
Alexandria, Virginia, recently Driver education courses,
p r o fi t discovered, being the parents higher insurance premiums,
of a teenage driver can be an increased fuel costs, the~ o&launching a treatment spe- -e
Weight-loss firms cifically to help patients lose expensive proposition. casional fender-bender *and.
are stru ling It would seem to be a no- daghtr ......... en ed add up, especially if children
gg I wul semtobea o-her driver'slcne last aren't sharing the costs,
brainer. Obesity rates suggest March. Since then, she, has In ne l ear, Mark Fs, a
By Ben Hirschler and a booming market. Yet it is ta a 7A been in two carz accidents. managemr.ent consultantin
Martinne Geller proving surprisingly difficult Photo: Fabian Bimmer :Thefirst was in May, Iwhen Cincinati, OhiIo,
for both drugmakers and food A worker controls a machine at an insulin production line shepuIled out ofi a 7-Eleven rates for his four cars KALUNDBORG, Denmark companies to develop busi- at Novo Nordisk's plant in Kalundburg, Denmark. Half the nl 4e Pd .. 0 os
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edge of the Baltic Sea whose In a global economic down- unit last week to U.S. private Jon Canarick of North Castle, in mid-Septemer when daughter to his polices. success is a testament to the turn, modestly effective weight- equity firm North Castle Part- which also bought the firm be- CharIeas drivingaift ty of the increasewasP
world's diabetes and obesity 'loss drugs and special diet ners. hind the .Atkins diet from its hert late grandfather's 1998 b of My' boy" say
epidemic. foods are turning out to be a And as Unilever reviews its post-bankruptcy lenders in i baru F-ester Sle taleFaust, whose rates will reNovo Nordisk's Kalundborg tough sell when a cheaper al- portfolio of underperforming 2007. "I credit most of that to that afterittingafellow stu- main high for a while ashe factory, 100 km west of Copen- ternative is to eat less or do food' assets, analysts say its a combination of the economy dent's i on her way out h three' more daught hagen, makes half the planet's nothing. Slim-Fast brand is one that and the influx of competition." Of the high schoot.1
insulin for diabetics, putting it The first new prescription diet could come up for sale. Bern-. Weak economies have curbed on a list of global sites the Unit- drugs to hit the U.S. market in stein Research estimates Slim- demand for pricey, specialist *... ..., '...
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ing heart organizations released whom to trust? the American Heart Association, committee, said the associa- D Pr. airney is the au ies tey ShOUld lead tomajo
a sweeping new set of guide- The apparent problem which started this weekend in tons would examine the flaws thorof L v .t chongesin treatment,
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meant to help doctors assess American College of Cardiology, organizations that published ed. "We need to see if the con- The new report affirms Nada L. Stotland professor risks and treatment options. to call on Sunday for a halt to the guidelines the Ameri- cerns raised are substantive," the results (f a sinaller ilot of psYchiatry at Ruish Medical But, in a major embarrassment the implementation of the new can Heart Association and the. he said ina telephone interview tviC to the health groups, the calcu- guidelines. American Colege"6f 'Cgfr f6'62Y, tW"SIfldAy'.D6there h6edc to en4 t1 at the effetsf the 'not'connected with the latest .
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Health cost

debate shifts

Dems says Obamacare responsible

for slowdown, GOP says economy

By Kelly Kennedy
a report showing that health % a re fos ro e 1 ny
care spending has risen by i i
the lowest rate ever recorded,
White House officials said three-year period on recod
Wednesday a continuation of
the trend could lead to more Total national health
jobs and lower-than-expected expenditures
costs. 4.5%
Reduced health care costs
for employers could lead to 3.9%
200,000 to 400,000 new jobs
per year by the second half
of the decade, said Jason
Furman, the chairman of the
Council of Economic Advisers. 1.8%
'If just half the recent 1.3%
Spend time with your assembled family discussing the diseases and conditions that make up your family health history. slowdown in spending can be sustained, health care spendT h aguing a decade from now will 1965- 2000- 2007- 2010an s ivintacouis be $1,400 per person lower," 20 2013
Furman said.20020 210 03
The Council of Economic Source White House Council on Economic Advisers
Advisers report released
Wednesday also said health the law.
N care inflation is the lowest it The report's release came
Shas been in 50 years. as President Obama and his
The Affordable Care Act administration struggle with
is, in part, responsible for the political fallout associated
the lower costs, Furman and with the problem-filled openSu eon general help users organize informa- other health experts agree, ing of the federal health care
tion, print it out to share with while Republicans say the de- exchange, the online marketsays holiday is time familymembers or doctors, and clining rate of increases comes place where uninsured Amenrisave it to their computer. purely because of the slowed cans can shop for and buy
to share health info It also can be integrated into a i -economy. insurance. The exchange's
SMicrosoft HealthVault account, An economy hobbled by the website,,
By Michelle Healy an Internet-based platform for recession and the economic opened Oct. 1 and has been
storing and sharing medical re- crisis in 2008 played a role in hampered by outages and
Here's a prescription for a cords. some of the reduced spend- delays, particularly in its first
happy, healthy and productive The information "belongs to ing growth, Furman said, but weeks of operation.
Thanksgiving, courtesy of the you," says Lushniak. "It doesn't the report cited "structural The report did not surprise
nation's top doc: end up on government comput- change" caused, in part, by Please turn to DEBATE 14B
Eat well, but in moderation. ers anywhere."
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acting Surgeon General Boris Healthcare. "But what we really cation and outreach initia- educational materials and
Lushniak. know from the medical evidence tive to raise awareness and resources around navigating
For the past decade, the office is that when it comes to predict- understanding of the Afford- the insurance exchanges and
of the surgeon general has de- ing risk of disease, family health able Care Act (ACA). "Path to the ACA. The comprehensive
clared Thanksgiving "National history is still more predictive Health" is designed to inform campaign will break down the
Family History Day," to encour- than any genomic test out there and educate South Florida's barriers of this complicated
age families to talk about and right now. And it's inexpensive uninsured population and law, and provide user-friendwrite down, the health prob- and it's easy for people to do." others within the community ly guidance and tips on what
lems that run in the family. "We're looking for patterns in on how the changes imple- community members need to
"Understanding your fam- families, patterns in certain dis- mented in the healthcare law know in order to make, sure
ily history is important to your eases that gives us a clue as to will impact them and what they are prepared to choose
own health," says Lushniak. "It whether you are at higher risk they need to do in order to the best coverage for themties into who you are and what for something," she adds. "That secure affordable healthcare selves and their families.
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Many men with sudden cardiac arrest had early signs
tific'Sessions in Dallas. cardiac arrest. While a heart atmardiac arrest occurs when tack may cause cardiac arrest Tillling Iay m ter W h aSpirin
the heart stops due to a fail- and sudden death, the terms
By Nanci Hellmich Most of the symptoms in- ure in its electrical system, the don't mean the same thing, the Taking the aspirin before daily low dose of aspirin, if
cluding chest pain, shortness of heart association says. Patients ,.heart' association says. Heart bed may reduce the chance told to by their health care Many sudden cardiac arrests breath, dizziness, faintness or can sometimes survive if they attacks are caused by a block- of having a heart attack or provider, and that heart atleave a calling card in advance. heart palpitations occurred receive CPR immediately and a age that stops blood flow to the stroke in the morning, a new tack survivors regularly take More than half of middle-aged four weeks to -one hour before defibrillator is used quickly to heart. study suggests. lwdose aspirin.
men who experienced sudden their hearts suddenly stopped, shock the heart into a normal About 360,000 out-of-hospi- The American Heart As- Researchers in the Nethercardiac arrests had symptoms according to the research pre- rhythm. tal cardiac arrests are reported association. recommends that lands studied 290 patients
up' to a month beforehand, a sented Tuesday at the Ameri- The term heart attack is of- each year in the USA, the heart people at high risk of having with heart disease who were new study shows. can Heart Association's Scien- ten mistakenly used to describe Please turn to SIGNS 143 a heart attack should take a Please turn to ASPIRIN 15B


Washington continues to clamor over new health care law

DEBATE than the White House report. =r Kport noted.
continued from 13B However, the actuaries also One key area in which the law
credited the law for some of the helped drive costs down, the
health economists, said Jona- reduced increases in costs, as report said, are the provisions
than Gruber, an economist at well as a slower economy, the that allow Medicare to reduce
MIT who worked with Massa- slow growth in public programs 10 overpayments to providers and
chusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's and increased cost-sharing re- health plans. Another factor,
and Obama's health care laws. quirements for patients. Furman said, are fator hosBut it's "quite striking" that the The actuaries' report said pitals that readmit Medicare
growth rate continues to be low. health spending would increase patients within 30 days oftheir
The White House, Gruber after 2014 because of good eco- release and the increased use of
said, "obviously has a point nomic conditions, coverage ex- accountable care organizations
they want to push, but I think pansion in the law and the ag- 'For a long time, (readmission
they've got it right. But I think ing population. From 2012 to rates) were hovering around 19
the health economists are stil 2022, they expected national percent, and now they are consaying, 'Wait and see.' You take health spending to grow at an tinuing to go straight down,"
the news it's great news average rate of 5.8%. The White Furman said. "A very important
but we have to wait and see House report released Wednes- prot suc asri
day di nt ncueroecios part of the structural story is
what will happen in the long day did not include projections. the Affordable Care Act."
term." The actuaries credited re- Much of the reduction comes
"What we do know is we were strained. Medicare spending, because as the government
going nowhere fast," Gruber despite faster enrollment, which makes changes to its huge ensaid. "We should let Obamacare they attributed in part to "pro- titlement programs, such as
play out and see if it can do visions in the Affordable Care Medicare and Medicaid, the
even more." Act." Going forward, the report Debate over health care reform could continue long after President Obama signs a bill into law. insurance industry tends to do
states that out-of-pocket costs I the 'same.
ACTUARIES' REPORT for consumers are projected to four years out, no one could say Obama and the Affordable Care such as high-deductible insur- In this case, Furman said,
Republican critics of the law, go down because of the law. with a straight face, clearly the Act for that?" dance plans, as helping to push they're changing the way they
such as Senate Minority Leader Brendan Buck, spokesman economy is worse in 2013 than Gruber said the lackluster down costs pay providers by forming acMitch McConnell of Kentucky, for House Speaker John Boeh- it was in 2008." economy plays only a small "Deductibles increased from countable care orgaftizations
remained skeptical, citing a re- ner, R-Ohio, said the slow Instead, he said, greater at- role because of the continued 2006 to 2013," Furman said, or medical homes, as well as by port by actuaries for the Center growth was the "result of the tension to cost controls by pri- trend and because the economy but the pace of growth slowed having the same expectations for Medicare and Medicaid Ser- terrible, economy under Presi- vate insurers and government doesn't affect Medicare spend- from 2010 to 2013. "It didn't for readmission rates. vices that said much of the re- dent Obama, not his health programs, as well as higher co- ing trends. The overall trend, accelerate after the Affordable "If we pay hospitals 10 perduced increase in spending was care law." pays, have prevented unneeded looking back to 1999, was a Care Act passed. In fact, it de- cent less, insurers will pay hosdue to the economic slowdown "The idea that it's the econ- procedures. seven percent yearly increase, celerated." pitals 7.5 percent less," Furand not the law. omy is just silly," said Dean "Suppose the opposite Were he said. Because of cost reductions, man said, citing research that
That report, published in Sep- Baker, the co-director of the happening," Baker said. "Sup- the Congressional Budget Office shows private insurers tend
tember in the journal Health Center for Economic and Policy pose growth went up to eight COST SHARING'S ROLE reduced Medicare and Medicaid to change payments by threeAffairs, predicted a higher rate Research. "In 2008-2009 fair percent. Does anyone doubt The White House report 'also spending projections in 2020 by quarters of what the governof increase in health spending enough, but now that we're we would blaming President cited increases in cost-sharing, $147 billion since 2010, the re- ment does.

Cardiac arrest in men often not spontaneous Healthy eating is the key

SIGNS gency assistance quickly." from- Portland, Ore., who were pain; 13 percent, shortness FAMILY tool kit Doe tRun in
continued from 13B "The national average is that ages 35 to 65 and had out-of- of breath; four percent, dizzi- c
90 percent of people who have hospital cardiac arrests be- ness, fainting or heart palpita- cHe'!alhyy group says. sudden cardiac arrest are go- tween 2002 and'2012. tons. "lhyu du
Cardiac arrest "is the ulti- ing to die," he says. The medical histories were Almost 80 percent of the light bulb goes on," often are dismissive of
mate heart problem," says the James Gandolfini, star of gathered from emergency symptoms occurred between says Penelope Moore, health'isues
study's senior author, Sumeet The Sopranos, and TV jour- medical, records and health- four weeks and one hour be- In asoiae prkfes at cnerain mae
Chugh,. a cardiologist and as- nalist Tim Russert died in care records. Chugh is the fore the sudden cardiac arrest. sociate director for genomic their 50s of sudden cardiac founder of the study that has Most of the men had corocardiology at the Cedars-Sinai arrests, Chugh says. "These been going on for 12 years. nary artery disease, but only a Rochelle, N.Y. MOORE proactive,"talkig about
Heart Institute in Los Angeles. are the deaths we are frying to Among findings: quarter had 'been diagnosed students thi ned o bt"It's electrical chaos, prevent." 53 percent had symptoms "If you have symptoms, don't i e 'd tm
You'll die within 10 minutes Chugh and colleagues stud- prior to the cardiac arrest. blow them off," Chugh says.- cents and other faily mem- 'lest svera missed makof a cardiac arrest unless you ied data on the symptoms and Of those who had symp- "Go see your health care pro- bears about their family health in- long-overdue doctor's ap are lucky enough to get emer- health histories of 567 men toms, 56 percent had chest vider. Don't waste time." history to test the researchpoitments, says Moore.

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Rev. Jemison, civil rights leader

who organized early boycott dies
By Paul Viteollo of the first 10 rows went empty,
Jemison said. "We were not necThe Rev. T. J. Jemison, a civil essarily interested at that time in
rights pioneer who organized a ending segregation," he said in
1953 bus boycott in Baton Rouge, an interview in 1993. "We were
La., that foreshadowed the one after seats." The dispute ended
set off by Rosa Parks in Mont- in a compromise: Only the first
gomery, Ala., and who went on Xtwo rows would be reserved for
to lead the nation's largest Black whites.
Baptist organization into liberal Dr. King, the young pastor of the
political activism, died on Nov. 15 Dexter Avenue Baptist Church in
in Baton Rouge. He was 95. 1 Montgomery, contacted Jemison
Jemison was one of a handful in late 1954 for advice on managof Black clergymen recognized as ing a citywide bus boycott.
a leader of the first generation of The yearlong Montgomery bus
the civil rights movement. He was boycott, set off by Parks's refusal
a founding member of the South- REV. T. J. JEMISON to give up her seat to a white perern Christian Leadership Con- apparently the movement's first son, was the beginning of the end ference, along with the Rev. Dr. large-scale bus boycott. of separate-but-equal accommoMartin Luther King Jr., the Rev. Appointed pastor of the Mount dations in the South. Ralph Abernathy and the Rev. Zion First Baptist Church in Ba- The National Baptist Conven- 1190 N.W. 95th Street, Suite 310, Miami, Florida 33150
Fred L. Shuttlesworth. ton Rouge in 1949, Jemison led tion, with 26,000 member con- 4
As president of the National voter registration efforts, begin- gregations and seven million conBaptist Convention U.S.A. from ning in 1950, that resulted in gregants, had been a nonpolitical 4 1982 to 1994, Jemison ushered improved municipal services and organization when Jemison was
into being the World Baptist Cen- the construction of a dozen new elected president in 1982 (his ; ter in Nashville, the first national schools for Black citizens. father, the Rev. David Jemison, headquarters of a predominant- In 1953 he persuaded the Ba- had been president from 1940 to :InHou ein House Care, I
ly Black church in the United ton Rouge City Council to abol- 1953). .....
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landscaper, died -. November 19 at 52 laborer, died BARN ETT In loving memory of, In loving memory of,
November 24. 'Mercy Hospital. November 17. SMITH, 45, died
Srie1pm, V"S urv iv o rs Service 10 a.m. November 16
Saturday at i n c I u d e :Saturday in the at University
Miami' MissiondaughterchplHosp taI.
Baptist Church. Patricia; sons, Service 1 p.m.,
John, Walter, ~- Sunday at
Jr. and Gregory. -Eliathah SDA
~ Viewing 6-8 Church.
DORIS WOLF, 82, homemaker. P.m., Friday at Range Funeral
Private services were held. Home, 3384 Grand Ave., Coconut PATRICK ROBINSON, 42, died ANDERSON McSWAIN, SR.,
Grove. Service 11 a.m., Saturday November 18. 73, construction
JOSE VEGA-CRUZ, JR., 67,wr at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Services weeworker, died
installer. Private services were Church, 3515 Douglas Road held. November 16 jheld. Coconut Grove, FL. at Memorial
Regional South.
newborn. Private services were DEVEAUX, 76, Saturday in the
held. retired cashier, chael WILLIE LEE JONES GUSSIE BROWN
for Dade County I F "1 Chip" 11/27/1912 06/09/2002
GORDON CAMPBELL, 38, School Board091161-13122
cook. Private services were held. died November', CELESTINE LOUISE ROCK, Card of Thanks 0/216-1/3212We love you, and we miss
21. Survivors 80, retired LPN, We love and miss you. you.
ADRIANA SANCHEZ-ARNOLD, include: her died November ~-The family of the late, From your children, Love Mattie, Mary Alice and
76, systems analyst. Arrangements husband, Rev. ~ 19 at North brothers and sisters. Carolyn.
are incomplete. Dr. Glenroy IShore Hospital.
Deveaux; daughters, -Wanda M. Service 11 a.m.,
JOSEFA FELIPE, 94, Hawley (Kenneth), Denice Rowe Saturday at ..In Mvemoriam H p yBrh a
homemaker. Private services were (Robert), Natasha Deveaux, and Church of God held. Tamara Reynolds (Michael); sons, and Prophecy. In loving memory of,
Glenn T Deveaux, and Timothy In loving memory of,
PATRICK EXIUS, JR., newborn. Deveaux (Elizabeth); brothers,
Arrangements are incomplete. Lennox, Courtland, Larry, Stephen, PATRICIA BRANT, 54, bus aide, Wendell, and George H. Bullard; died November
UNIQUE BROWN, newborn. sisters,Vienna King, Nettie 19. Service 1
Arrangements are incomplete. Davis, Joycelyn Keys, Marina p.m., Saturday Coakley, and Sandra Dawkins; at Friendship
JUAN A. MARTINEZ, 84, baker, thirteen grandchildren; four great- M i s s i o n a r y died November 24. Arrangements grandchildren; and a host of other Baptist Church. are incomplete, relatives and friends. Viewing 4-7
p.m., Friday at Temple M.B. Church
JOHN HEEBNER, 70, clerk, died located at 1723 NW 3 Avenue, -~- ILEJMSSMITH
November 10. Arrangements are Miami. Service 10 a.m., Saturday"BgKt incomplete, at the church. Memorial Donations MICHAEL LOVETT, 52,BiKa
may be made to Temple M.B. Miami Dade would like to express our
ANTONIO FERNANDEZ, Church Bldg Fund. County Transit Asincere appreciation to Dr.
80, jeweler, died November 4. SprnedtG.S. Smith and the Apostolic
Arrangements are incomplete. NEVILLE GEORGE FREDRICK died NovemberReiaCntrfmlHlVAEIJO S
BU L R ,1. SrieFerguson Hewitt Mortuary, 12/116/1918 08/27/1992 TAWANDA COLEMAN
ARNOLD TROSSMAN, 81, 68, retired 11 a.m., the U.S. Postal community, 11/29/1973 08/11/12012
engineer, died November 24. teacher, died Saturday at The Miami Northwestern class You will always be rememArrangements are incomplete. November 23 at Faith Center of16 n l hs h ee stegets ohr Momma it's been one- year
Jackson South Ministries. sogaiul upre s o at.since you went home to glory.
MARIO MONTERO, 64, died Co~mm u nit y during our days of sorrows. We love and miss you. Love and, miss you, but alNovember 6. Arrangements are H o s p* t a I BRUCE RANDALL JOHNSON, May God bless you. Deborah (Larry), Daniel, ways in our heart.
incomplete. S u r v i v o r s 56, laborer, died The Family. Maxine, Melvin, Torey Your loving sons, Gary,
in c I u d e : .November 24. (Tangela), Nyelah and Garrian; grandma, Rose and
KAVITA CHAUDHARY, daughters, Bridgett Mitchell- Service 2:30
homemaker, died November 8. Herring, Natasha Fleming, Nichelle P.m., SatraH p yBihd yAon.
Arrangements are incomplete. Head, Natrice Bullard and N'Lyssa in the chapel.
~ Bullard; companion, Dianne In loving memory of, Cado h n s sions of sympathy shown.
L. ~ Aleande; bothrs, yri A.Your thoughtfulness during Gregg L.Mason Bullard (Mary), Edward B. Bullard ti ifcl iefrorfm
NATANIL BSH,61,pavr ad DvidA. ullrd;siserVioetWe the family of the late, ily was greatly appreciated.
o p e raptor, Giles; five grandchildren, two EIA BTMN,8,rtedSpecial thanks to St. Agnes
B r e w e r gra gadchildren and a host of EIA AEA,8,rtrdJCULN IIGTN EicplCuc n ih
great gran ~~~~truck driver, died JCULN M GTN EicplCuc n ih
Company, died nieces, nephews, cousins, other
Noeme 2 ar HELEN SPIRES ardson Funeral Home.
November~ome relative an2red. iwn AUDREY FINLEY May God bless each and ev22. Survivors p.m., and Litany 7 p.m., Friday athoeSrvc2
include: wife, ~ Crist Episcopal Church. Service pmStra r n fyu
hI a LitlePriitie would like to thank you for the On behalf of the Finley,
Marilyn; son, ~''13 ~. audyi h ae ats hrh --beautiful floral arrangements, Spires and Livingston famiD emr e t r i u s Range Funeral Home, directing. crs od n te xrs is
Bush; daughter, L_____________________________Tanquila Holmes; step-daughter,W Mary Reid; grandchildren and Wih on
other relatives and friends.
Visitation 2-9 p.m., Friday. Service CORANELL JONES, 79, retired Hadley Davis '
1 p.m., Saturday at Peaceful educator, diedMi iGadn
Zion Missionary Baptist Church. November 19. Ma iGresBETTY NELL RICHARDSON
Interment: Southern Memorial Park. Service 11 a.m., WINSTON WHITE, 76, accoun- 11/30/1957 1 0/02/2012
Saturday at tant, died NoEVELYN L. SOUTER, 81, Past Church of God vember 18 at Happy 56th birthdayl ~
Grand Most of Prophecy. Jackson North You will always be missed. '
Ancient Junior Hospital. Ser- Your brother, Andrew E.
Matrn ofthevice 12 p.m.n~ Richardson.
State of Florida, ~ Saturday in the
died November chapel.

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The bridal 01 party left for prepared for their honeymoon Clark, Dr. Willie J. Wright, Dr.
party included the celebration in Las Vegas. The King of Clubs Astrid Mack, Ron Butler, Dr.Martha Belton, at Violines of Greater Miami met at the Art Woodard, Fletcher Paschal-.
Alexandra M. Banquet Hall, home of President Richard J. and Larry Adams. Delta Sigma
D R rM ercedes, where the Strachan with interim chaplain, Theta Sorority, Inc. is using the':
Ch a w ana couple had their Rev. Harvey Lockhart giving expertise of Nancy Dawkins,.
Congratulations to Sabrina Edward Robinson Barnes, Norma v first dance. words ofwisdom and acceptance Martha Day, Maude Newbold,
D. Simpson, bride, and Leo serenaded guests with wedding Belton, Tamela Toasting of the of the agenda. James Fayson Mona Jackson and others to
C. Belton, Sr., groom, who songs. Sorors Deborah Taylor Belton, Karal newlyweds came took to the floor and reported plan centennial activities for-'
were married Sun., Nov. 16. and Judith Lewis of Zeta Fields, Fredrick from Fields, on the Black and White Gala to Black businesses. Breakfast
The service was officiated by Phi Beta, Inc. lit candles. The Simpson, II, Taylor, Barnes, be held at the Double Tree Spa was served at Michaels to over
Pastor Michael K. Bouie, wedding processional also Mia Peterson, S i m p s o n in downtown Miami beginning 50 participants, while Dawyne
at Mount Hermon A.M.E. in included candle lighting for the T a m a r i a SABRINA AND LEO Belton, Belton at 6 p.m. For invitation, please Cannon provided the tapes and
Miami Gardens. The afternoon bride's late father, Nathaniel J o h n s o n BELTON, SR. Jr. and Dr. call 305-233-6865. Some of the the gang sang every song in the {
began with the bride's arrival Barnes, by Rev. Edna Pratt Jordan Henley Robinson, as members in attendance were folder and enjoyed themselves
in a stretch limousine while Dr. and a poem by Freddie Brown. and Jayden Henley. The bridal they received thrown rice and Dr. Edwin Demeritte, Franklin immensely.

Nin Savannah Ga. and Buf- 17 young ladies were initi: ford S.C. ated into the "Syncapated Tina Turner to giveUP,
Bethune-Cookman Uni- 17" line 35 years ago. I was
ByAn weigversity (B-CU) celebrated its Dean of'Pledges along with hrUS llesl

64th anniversary on campus Gen Lockhart. The "SyncaHappy wedding anniver- ly advancing to 18"T with more than 100 attend- pated 17" are: Gladys Lynch, By Billy Johnson, Jr.'
sary to the following "love the school's first ing. Soror Martha C. Day was Geraldine Koonce, Rosa
birds" of- the week: Valarie state finals in cross country honored. She was a char- Jones, Rene Brown, Nancy Tina Turner is cutting her
Henry Baker and John Bak- on Nov. 9 in Tallahassee. His ter member. Soror Carrie P. Dawkins, Bernadette Poiti- ties with the U.S. The R&B er Nov. 26, 23 years; William proud parents are Torin and Meek taught at B-CU dur- er, Josephine Hall, Naomi better and Rock and Roll Hall of Farrer, who was born Anna {i!
and Cathy Wanza, 36 years; Shanae Wallace afd sib- ing those days. Women in Ft. Porter, Arcie Ewell, Gwen- Mae Bullock in Nutbush, Tenn, Alfred and Edith Barr, 43 lings, Terraile and Shania. Lauderdale had a conference dolyn High, Charile Mae went to the U.S. embassy in
years. Save the date: Saint Ce- and Soror Erenda Snipes and Culpepper, Theresa Davis, Bern, Switzerland, on Oct. 24
Congratulations to Tor- celia's Episcopal Church's Florida Memorial Universi- Gail Pollard, Inell Hunter to sign a so-called "Statement rian Wallace and his Doc- women's chapter will have its ty President Soror Dr. Ros- (deceased), Wilhelmenia of Voluntary Relinquishment of tor's Charter School cross 18th annual scenic bus tour lyn Artist were participants Rhetta (deceased) and Vera U.S. Citizenship under Section country team for successful- May 23-26, 2014 with stops in the conference. In 1978, Wyche (deceased). 349 (a)(1) of the INA [Immigration and Naturalization Act],"
C d the Washington Post reports.
Turner, who turns 74 on Nov.
26, has lived in Switzerland for
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-In July, she married Erwin TINA TURNER
Bach, a German music produc- she said.
er she began dating in 1986. According to the U.S. em-: Bach has worked with the likes bassy in Bern's activity report., terpodutiv for adutstoeur of Paul McCartney, Radiohead, Turner said she did not have:.
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th~r bckson out an sas tshop Boys, Queen, and Pink plans to live. in the U.S. in thoU th eat instead older adults shou Floyd. Turner-s plans'to receive future and her family was her' providing freeFly.Trespan
reach out to them, and show
a Swiss passport were an-, only strong tie to her native. mealsforthem the right way to conduct nounced in January. country.
eltheir livesand careers. In April, she passed the man- Turner is not renounce
By AshleyMontgomery ........This first ever Thanksgiv- datory citizenship test that ing her U.S. citizenship, ing buffet will not be the last quizzed her on Swiss history though, the Post clarifies. The
from the duo. In the upcom- and the German language. "relinquishment"statement Millions of families around ing months, Larkin and Jones She became a Swiss citizen on means that she received the
the nation gather every fourth -- plan to host an event catering "Swiss citizenship with the
Thursday of November to take to nursing homes. Arl2.Tre odGra Sisctznhpwt h
parsinda on Ndingber tradi- "I' luik hasome newspaper Blick that she con- intent to lose her U.S. citizen>;: : ' i::: ? ~ ~~~~"I'd like to have some vans orsiesSteradhm.'m hp.
part in a long standing tradi-. 7ier Swterad home. buses ship."othnrsn
tional dinner that is formally .-.buses go down to the nursing .. :;': : ; very happy in Switzerland and What's love got to do with it?
known as Thanksgiving. .homes and I want to feed them I feel at home here... I cannot Sound like pretty much everyBut ot eeryoe fnds his and provide them with enterati noteveryone finds th aathis tanment s imagine a better place to live," thing Auf Wiedersehen, Tina!
.0-0 tainment," Larkin said.
a festive time of "the year par- :....4

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: !ii: ~i~i:': ::ii ;i a good time? Join other mem constraints. But thanks to two a go tie? oinuot m- SUBSCRIBE TO TH MIAMI TIME
hard-working men in Liberty bers of the community at 811
City, Chef Aaron Larkin of Old Pastor Jones and Chef Aaron Larkin NW 54 Street [3D Ministries] on
School International Food and ing to cook dinner for families ward to involving the youth in Thanksgiving afternoon. Seafood Cuisine and Pastor in need this Thursday from this community effort. Leroy Jones of 3D Ministries, noon until 5 p.m. A young sous chef by the name
Thanksgiving dinner is being "We're inviting everyone out of Burnell "Flash" Thompson brought to the community buf- but I'd really like to see se- will be putting his chef skills to fet style. nior citizens show up because the forefront by lending a hand
"We really just wanted to do they're frequently overlooked in to Larkin. something special for the com- this community," Larkin said. ...,"I think it's important to get munity and giving back is the Larkin said that he is an- the youth involved to teach (
perfect way to show how much ticipating many of his existing them and show them positivwe care," Pastor Jones said. customers to come out as well ity we need to bring the com"People work so hard their as members of Jones's congre- munity back together," Larkin whole lives and it's just heart- gation who are just looking for said. "We need to stick together breaking to see some go with- a family atmosphere and "good and start supporting each othout on this special day." ol' food." er more."
Chef Aaron Larkin is prepar- Both say they are looking for- Larkin added that it's counMonae brings talents to South Beach

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might seem like overkill to ing which she channeled the Mon~e got down off the Stage
some. But Mon~e, as evidenced voice of a 10-year-old Michael) and sang amid the crowd as who appreciates spectacle. (when Dr. Mindbender knieeled Again, people got back to
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Online courses fail to reach poor students

Best-educated may benefit from putting col-' families can't afford to send
lege curriculum online, Eman- their children to universities
and rich benefit uel said. More efforts are need- outside their home country,
ed, including better access almost 80 percent of students
from classes to technology, electricity and taking the courses were among
basic education, to help the the' wealthiest and best eduBy Nicole Ostrow disadvantaged gain access, he cated six percent of the popusaid. lation, according to the survey.
Most people taking free on- "If you are privileged you al- "If we're going to make these
line courses worldwide are ready have access to comput- available, there's a lot of work
among the best-educated and ers," Emanuel in a telephone that has to be done," Emanwealthiest of the population, interview on Thursday. "The uel said. "We can't just throw
casting doubt on the idea 'have-nots' are not going to this up on the Web and asthat the classes will benefit have access to this. It's not so sume goodness will happen. It
the disenfranchised, a survey easy to shorten that- barrier. doesn't work that way."
showed. Maybe over the next 10 to 20 Dozens of universities have
"More than half of those years that will go down but, been joining partnerships over
taking massive open, online for the moment, MOOCs are the last few years to put their
courses (MOOCs) were men likely to increase disparities most popular courses online
and the majority were already in-country." for free. People from around
employed," according to Eze- the' world can sign up for the
*kiel Emanuel, vice provost for ALREADY EDUCATED classes, which usually aren't
Global Initiatives at the Uni- The authors looked at 34,779 for credit and don't lead to a
versity of Pennsylvania and responses from a University of degree.
one of the authors of the corre- Pennsylvania survey in July Coursera said in October it
spondence piece in Thursday's of students in 32 course ses- will offer free online courses in
journal Nature. sions. The classes were offered more than 30 locations worldThe survey of about 35,000 by Coursera Inc., a venture- The survey of about 35,000 participants in more than 200 countries is one of the first to wide, mostly in developing participants in more than 200 capital-backed, for-profit com- look at who is 'taking the classes, countries. The classes will be
countries is one of the first to pany started by two Stanford available at some US embaslook at who is taking the class- University professors offering two-year or four-year college country, including both devel- na and South Africa, where sies where students can have es. It shows a disparity be- more than 500 courses. degree, and the majority had hoping and non-developing na- there is a rising middle class access to reliable Internet and
tween actual users and those They found that 83 percent education levels exceeding the tions. with increasing education learn from local course facilithat MOOC founders have said of the students already had a general population in their In Brazil, Russia, India, Chi- standards and where many tators.

Student deaths prompt seat belt safety campaign

By Erika Pesantes . paign by the National Highway safety educators, who sported Orinthia,, Dias, the school
"WP. Traffic Safety Administration. a yellow suit, had a seat belt principal, said the message
Two students at a Lauderdale Leading up to the carnival around her waist and signed does sink in and it helps
Lakes elementary school were Friday, students made posters, autographs. that it is being spread in a fun
killed in a car crash, and their wrote essays and. even par- When'asked if he wore a seat environment.. Schoolchildren
peers have learned a hard, but ticipated in a contest to name belt when in the car, a boy get- played games, used watercolvital lesson. a superhero with the safety .ting her autograph responded, ors to paint a fire truck and ate
Following those recent trag- theme in mind. The winning Sometimes." popcorn and cotton candy.
ic deaths, a seat belt safety -name: Super Safety Girl. "From now on, you buckle up "And they remember," Dias
campaign was started at Park The masked superhero was every time," Carbonell told him, said. "They talk about these
Lakes Elementary, and it cul- LaToya Carbonell, one of Bro- as she flashed a smile. "Always types of experiences more than
minated Friday with a carni- ward Sheriff Fire Rescue's life buckle up, no matter what." the ones in the classroom."
val. But it wasn't all fun and
games. The event at the school,
at 3925 N. State Road 7, had
an important message aimed
at saving lives: Buckle up.
"We didn't want the trag- 7,201
edy to triumph," said Theresa
Powell, the school's guidance Chloe and Samahri Paraison
counselor, who said students way Patrol. dropped off students at Park
understood "the depth and The driver, Stacy Anne Lakes Elementary. They found
gravity" of losing two fellow James, 30, of Pompano Beach, in just one day that 87 students. and Chloe's sister, Samahri adults and children were not
Life safety educators from Paraison, 9, were also thrown, wearing seat belts, Broward Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue the agency said. None wore Sheriff Fire Rescue spokesman turned to the fatal crash last seat belts, authorities said. Mike Jachles said. month to drive the point home However, a 6-year-old pas- Children under 13 are reto the school's 1,147 students, senger in the SUV who wore a quired to be buckled up in a officials said. seat belt suffered only minor back seat: Children up to 4
Chloe Paraison, 7, died after injuries. Chloe died Oct. 27 years old must ride in a rebeing thrown fromi a vehicle within hours of .the crash; Sa- strained car seat, he said. that overturned after one of its mahri died Nov. 13, FHP said. Park Lakes Elementary's tires blew out in Levy County, Following the accident, dep- safety initiative coincides with according to the Florida High- uties made checks as parents the Buckle Up America camNAACP seeks harsher charges

in San Jose racial hazing case

Students accused a
tortured Black


By Associated Press "

Civil rights activists are calling on prosecutors to file felony rI OR D M E O R
ihate-crime charges, against_________- four white students accused of :.. ....
harassing a Black student at"
San Jose State University.
SNAACP leaders are urging
Santa Clara County District
Attorney Jeff Rosen to bring Photo. Karl Mondon
felony charges against the Champagne Ellison, left, a senior at San Jose State Uni"white students, who currently versity, marches during a protest this month over reported face misdemeanor hate-crime racial hazing of an African American freshman by his dormind battery charges. tory roommates.
"This is not. simple hazing or
bullying. This is obviously ra- erate flag, barricaded the vic- condemned their actions and
*; cially based terrorism target- tim in his room and placed a promised a full investigation ed at their African American U-shaped .bicycle lock around of the case, which prompted a roommatee" Reverend Jethroe his neck. campus protest last week. Fi if E I F R A I N CA
:Moore II, president of the San In a statement last.Saturday, The students charged are Lo- i!ii.! i.~'i ::~ i:i
Jose/Silicon Valley NAACP Rosen says, he believes his of- gan Beaschler and Collin War- 1 8Q0 8 32 0f
said in a statement last Satur- fice 'has. filed the' "appropriate ren, both 18; Joseph Bomgardday. "The community will not charges in this case, based ner, 19; and an unidentified w w FM U .I V E U
stand idly by and allow for any upon. the evidence," according juvenile.

simply due to the color of his "We have deep respect for emerged last Wednesday, ef- :!

According to a police report, share its abhorrence for hate Associated Press to contact the ;; ::
the white students taunted crimes and share its desire for students have been unsuccessStheir freshman dorm-mate justice." ful, and it's unclear if they have l"
with racial slurs, outfitted their University officials have sus- lawyers. They haven't released dormitory suite with a Confed- pended the four white students, any public statements. .' ""


Forest Whitaker talks family, holidays and "Black Nativity"'
By Nancy Mills too. His new movie Black Na- corn, autumn leaves and other
tivity, opening on Wednesday, sybl.fhres.A 6hit
When Forest Whitaker slips 'centers around the healing mas, there's the tree, lotsPof
.into the book-filled confer- of a family and the sticking '~ lights* and snow and a cinnaence room in his office suite together of .a family through mon smell. It's a full experinear Universal Studios, the air love," Whitaker says. "Those ence for the kids.
barely flutters. It's almost as if are important themes to me." "Now that both my brothers
he is channeling Cecil Gaines, A modern adaptation of cele- and my sister have kids, there
the discreet White House but- brated poet and activist Langs- '~will be at least 25 of us. We'll
ler he played so convincingly ton Hughes' Christmas musi- be getting our camera phones
in Lee Daniels' The Butler. cal, Black Nativity showcases out. It's not like when we were
No .fuss. No muss. He is even him singing. At one point, he little And had Polaroids."
wearing a crisp white shirt and duets with Jennifer Hud- Food preparation has also
black trousers. soni, who plays his estrangedswthd gnrio. "M
"I have a zen-like approach usdtbehe ai
to things," Whitaker says, set- "My character is a singing cook, and my grandma made
tding his slender, 6-foot-2-inch prahr"Wiae as H' ~rolls and desserts like German
frame onto a sofa. carrying with him a lot of re- chocolate cake and sweet poBut don't be fooled. Whita- gret. He tried to take control tato pie," Whitaker says. "This
ker, 52, has a black belt in of his daughter and get a man year my brother Damon will do
kenpo karate. As a young man out of her life, and because of a lot of the cooking:"
he excelled on the football field that, -he lost her trust. By re-AlhuhOcrbz ha
becusehe as o agresiv, cnnetin wih hs gandon,-Piot credit: Phil Bray been building for Whitaker's On the other hand, he prac- a door is opened." Jacob Latimore, left, as "Langston,". Angela Bassett as "Aretha Cobbs," Jennifer Hudson performance in Lee Daniels'
tices yoga. He also has great Whitaker could have been a as "Naima," and Forest Whitaker as "Reverend Cornell Cobbs," in a scene from the motion The Butler, he insists that he is s impatico with women, suc- preacher himself. "That's what picture "Black Nativity." rooting for Michael B. Jordan,
cessfully directing chick flicks my grandmother used to say who stars in Fruitvale Station,
like Waiting to Exhale and when I'd ask her questions," he in a-trailer on his property. We father. After he retired from the ents on both sides," he says. a film he produced.I Hope Floats. He is surrounded recalls. "I do come from A line had reunions all the time." railroad, he had a farm, and I "Everyone still comes together "The Butler revitalized someby women at his office, and at of preachers." When Whitaker was 4, his would help with the pigs and for Thanksgiving, not just im- thing in me," Whitaker says.
home wife Keisha and three He talks' fondly of his early family moved to Los Angles. cattle and plow fields." mediate family but all the rela- "I admired Cecil's quiet reverdaughters (Autumn, 21, True, years in Longview, Texas, when "For opportunity," he says. "My When Whitaker became a fa- tives. ence and the appreciation of
17, and Sonnet, 16). He also he lived near his grandparents. dad was hoping for a different* ther himself, he made sure his "Keisha really celebrates the service. Service is one thing has one son, Ocean, 22. "Our family was very tight," he life.". children learned family his- holidays, and the house goes everyone can give to others in
Love and family are strong says. "You might live one door "Every summer in my youth I tory. "For school projects they through seasonal changes. At some way -even if it's just a elements in his recent films, down from my grandfather or spent in Texas with my grand- interviewed their grandpar- Thanksgiving, there's dried smile."

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tered a hospital in 1979. unfolds, it's painful to read.
Later, he insisted to everyone We watch his self-destruction
that he was "off drugs for real through these pages, and feel
.P odgyho estoin pie ouh it n w oo this time." He lied. powerless. And yet "Furious
"Furious Cool" is a wonder- Cool" is impossible notto enjoyPRODIGY -one 'in which we were laying and exposed to KRS-One, the My hope is thath-ovellas like ful, wonderful book. But I was It's filled with history, .memocontinued from 1C down substantive lyrics. It was Five-Percent Nation and the mine will inspire youth to want wrung out when I finished it, as ries, laughs, and yes, an abuna dangerous world too and I'm 120 Lessons made me want to read more. I didn't read if I ha 'd watched a car accident dance of profanity but if grandfather, Budd Johnson glad to say that New York City, to learn about our history and when I was growing up. I just in' excruciatingly slow motion. you want to read a story of a and, his uncle, Keg Johnson, at least, is a far safer place to- expand my mind. We need want to write things that inter- That's a testament to authors complicated comedy genius, it were both stars in the bebop day than it wasback then." more people to bring that kind est them and teach them about David Henry & Joe Henry, both would be a dirty shame to miss jazz era his mother, Fatima He says that his lyrics and of thing to the table. You see the ups and downs of li fe." of whom had a relationship it. Frances Collins, was a member his life were equally impacted it's not just about partying, sex of The. Crystals one of the by his health he has dealt and spending money.
defining acts of the girl group with sickle cell anemia since There was a rage within us ear in the early 60s. And it is childhood. back in those days and you
reported that he is the great- / "My belief and relationship to can hear it in my lyrics and T HM UIAE VN
great-grandson of the founder God were instrumental in my even those of Tupac. I've writ- '
of Morehouse College. living beyond 40 that's the ten my memoirs and now I'm TW F W II_ A A &
So with such a lineag-e, mu- estimated lifespan for a per- writing fiction that has really I 'A


Lamenting slavery and

celebrating a culture

Christine Salem's tradition in world from Reunion, a French island
in the Indian Ocean. Slaves
Music Institute show were taken there from Mozam/bique and-Madagascar to work By Jon Pareles and Harry Perigone. the island's coffee and sugarThey were playing songs fQr cane plantations. Slavery ofThere was no mistaking the incantation and dancing, with ficially ended in Reunion in African roots of Christine Sa- forthright melodies, call-and- 1848, but the hard labor conlem's new music a tradition response vocals and kinetic tinued, and maloya survived called maloya that has been beats sparked by layers of as a force for celebration, comhonored by Unesco as part of three-against-two. Her maloya plaint, political resistance and the Intangible Cultural Heri- is kin to music from across the unity of R6union's Creole stage of Humanity when she Africa and the African dias- culture. Maloya was periodicalopened the World Music Insti- pora in places like Cuba, Haiti ly banned by church and state tute's season on Friday night at and Brazil: percussion-driven the most recent ban ended in Symphony Space. Salem (pro- trance rituals to call down the 1981 yet it persisted. Salem nounced sah-LEM) sang in a spirits of gods or ancestors. One started her career singing pop, robust contralto and, much of song, "Djinn," sketched the arc but a visit to a maloya trance the time, shook a sugar-cane of a maloya ritual, starting with ceremony led her to explore the rattle called a kayamb that was whistling and jungle sounds tradition deeply.
She writes her own songs,
Photo: Chad Batka and her trio mixes traditional
GARY CLARK JR. The blues musician performed at the Apollo Theater on Thursday, with guests maloya instruments the kayincluding Doyle Bramhall II. amb rattle, a round drum called
the rouleur with imports like
West African djembe and a timbaleslike percussion kit. She
A seminar on suspense, sang mostly in R6union Creole and in Swahili. Although
there was little explanation in
the program or from the stage
(where Salem spoke largely in
ness and near-stillness, rather So he came alive during a French), the lyrics were about
Gary Clark Jr. at than its glorious heat or bound- cover of Lowell Fulson's "3 the history and heritage of
ing momentum. O'Clock Blues," the tune that maloya, and about trance certhe Apollo Thea r Clark, who at 29 is easily the yielded breakout hits for both monies and celebrations that
most heralded bluesman of his Fulson and B. B. King. Later, make the spirits rejoice. Her fiBy Nate Chinen generation, is a soft-spoken in a slow-burn plaint of his own nale, which also ends her 2012
beanpole of a guitarist pos- called "Please Come Home," album, "Salem Tradition" (C0Gary Clark Jr. began his en- sessed of rare dynamic powers, Clark reeled off a solo as if in bait), was a South African song
core at the Apollo Theater on including the ability to make a tribute to King, giving his notes praising Nelson Mandela.
Thursday night in an air of solo feel both effortless and fe- a plangent shudder of vibrato While the particulars may not
pensive solitude, perched on a verish. Over the course of this before biting them off at the have crossed the language barchair with a harmonica and his two-hour show he kept putting ends, and leaving big gaps be- rier, the essence of the songs
guitar. Unhurried, calmly self- together improvised .seminars tween phrases, as if gathering -Photo: RubyWashin tn was clear. It was in Salem's
possessed, he drifted through on the importance of pacing, breath. (Shawn and Savannah Christine Salem, a singer from the island of Rdunion, em- deep voice, suffused with an"In the Evening (When the Sun typically overwhelming not Clark, his sisters, joined on central memories and determiGoes Down)," in an arrange- with intricacy or velocity but background vocals during the braced the African-rooted tradition of maloya at Symphony nation; it was in succinct modment that subtly acknowledged rather something like narrative chorus.) Space on Friday. al melodies, built to be passed
Big Bill Broonzy and Lightnin' suspense. His rapport with a Albert King (no relation to B. on through generations; it was
Hopkins, among other stewards growly, in-the-pocket band B., other than mythic) was an- a blur of motion as it pinpoint- and accelerating through a in unstoppable drumming that, of that song. "It's so lonesome the guitarist Eric Zapata, the' other worthy touchstone: Clark ed breakneck 6/8 rhythms. suite of melodies and exhorta- eventually, brought children up when your lover's not around," bassist Johnny Bradley and the brought spirit and fire to his She was backed by only two tions and wide-open cries, onstage to dance. It was music he sang in a soft, clear voice, drummer Johnny Radelat classic "Oh Pretty W6man," ced- other percussionists and har- Salem's home is far from Afri- that testified, with powerful jutrusting that pitiful line to do was lean and casually deep. ing the spotlight to Zapata, and mony singers, David Abrousse ca or the Caribbean. She comes bilation, to its own survival. its own work. Their set list hasn't changed then reclaiming it with brittle
This moment might have much.- since the release last 'control. And the second tune .
been routine business for year of "Blak and Blu" (Re- in the encore was "Don't Throw Clark, who has a similar ver- prise), Clark's debut album, Your Love on Me So Strong," B o s s
sion of the song on "12 Years a which carefully positioned him with a bracing, splintery guiSlave (Music From and Inspired as a soul and rock eclectic, and tar solo by a surprise guest, By :Maf.ohla Darg Pul by the Motion Picture)" (Colum- not merely a fetish object for Doyle Bramhall II, and a more bia), a' compilation album due hungry blues hounds. By now, restrained, reverb-soaked one Late in the documents .r. out on Tuesday. (He has also that fight has been settled in by Zapata. When it was Clark's American Promise, ne of performed it, memorably, at the his favor, with the perversely. turn, he eased his way in with its directrs,,ichele SteWhite House.) But in the con- fortunate result that Mr. Clark terse and crying phrases, hint- penson, sits next to ht/ text of the show, it was a valu- feels free to deliver unbridled ing credibly at a vocal approach e son Tdnig 24ph1 oable counterweight, a moment blues heroism in concert, with- well before he stepped back to the movie's subjects--i powerful precisely for its small- out distraction or disclaimer. the microphone. adihiiing e. ni
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PreMadonna, Sisters at Workijoin for good cause

By Ashley Montgomery come famihes with a turkey giveaway.
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Miami's tech start-up scene is heating up

Tech community grows, wants

entrepreneurs to come on down

By Jefferson Graham "You're lucky if you can
carve out a corner for yourself
MIAMI -7 In a sunny, roomy in San Francisco or New York, A
office overlooking a vibrant but in Miami it's wide open," bustling Miami Avenue below, says Daniel Lafuente, coFreddie Laker is putting the founder of The LAB Miami, a finishing touches on a poten- tech-geared shared workspace tially groundbreaking app .that in the Wynwood area. turns written text into video. The Lab this year expanded He's not shepherding his from its original 700 square, in Silicon Valley, or foot location to a 10,000 even in one of thetop start-up square foot facility, due to cities like New York, Boston or demand for space. the Denver/Boulder area, but On a recent visit, Wynwood way far away at the extreme was bustling with colorful southeastern part of the coun- factories awash in purples, try. greens and yellows. Just a few
Miami? Home to hot temps, miles away from pricey South leggy South Beach models, a Beach, Wynwood is known for 1 r
bustling Latin American scene the hostingthe well-attended .
and thousands of retirees? Art Basel event in December "There's more talent here, and frequent weekend art than people give us credit walks. .
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Miami, people assume every- American edge, world-class one will be'by the pool. They cultural happenings, art forget that nerds are nerds scene,: Eastern time zone, and they're happy to be inside pace, more manageable cost of anywhere." living,' says David Notik, who
Great weather, cheaper real runs the webestate and labor and being site. "'There are lots of great the gateway to Latin America places to start, grow or invest doesn't hurt either. Please turn to TECH 8D

Startup Quest program develops Malls compete to attract holiday

skills, teams, possible companies shoppers with all kind of freebies

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Florida arriv- round of the program which Fe e day so mr is
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Putting the 'Black' in Black Friday starts with Black shoppers staying home'

By Ron Daniels 'called Black Friday. This is fratricide and the dollars to the oppres- lack a "critical mass," a much would commit to "keeping
NNPA guest'columnist the day cor-porate retail gi- murder of unarmed ..sor. We are addicted, larger number of Black people, Christ in Christmas," focus* ~ ants begin an all out effort to Black men such as We must educate and who are sufficiently enraged on the spiritual and family'
The Christmas season induce, seduce, bribe and oth- Trayvon Martin and' organize to kick the and outraged, to act decisively aspects of the season and conprovides an excellent oppor- erwise "persuade' consumers Black women such habit. to promote and protect/defend sciously refuse to participate
tunity for Blacks to engage in to buy enough goods to enable as Renisha McBride ,.Collectively, Black' our 'interests and aspirations. in the senseless buying frenzy,
a season of resistance. The companies to "break into the 'are not immune to people continue to This is the challenge we must the White Corporate establishcorporate retail establishment black" achieve profitability the seductive appeal 'be neglected, disre- overcome. ment would come running,
in this' country is heavily de- for the year. 'of the Christmas. spected, disregarded Black Friday should mark asking what concessions they .
pendent upon this season for Unfortunately, the sons and season. On Black* '- and abused because a critical point of resistance should make to end the ecoconsumers to participate in a daughters of formerly enslaved Friday actually, we have become too for Black people, a time when nomic sanctions.
frenzy of buying to buttress Africans in America, who Thanksgiving after- DANIES tame, tolerant and Black consumers utilize Black people have more
their bottom line. The urtoffi- 'complain about the oppres- noon Black consumers will even accepting of our oppres- the billions of dollars in our than 1 trillion dollars of cial kick-off of the "shop until sive conditions of stop-and- ,lineup with liberated White sion. This is not to say that hands as a weapon to advance consumer buying power in you drop' season is the Friday frisk, joblessness, the War folks in the reckless race to there is no fight-back or resis- the Black freedom struggle. I our hands. The question is after Thanksgriving, which .on Drugs, crime, violence, give our hard earned /precious tance. The problem is that we have often said if Black people Please turn to BLACK SD


Local woman of many hats gives back Cleveland Clinic gets $3oM gift
By Doreen Hemlock Braathen set up a mul- tate. He died 2009
TURKEY cause of her sell- on social inspiration to all timillion dollar fund after suffering from
continued from 7D ing thousands media sites single mothers out The not-for-profit to support the clinic's Alzheimer's disease.
of waist-shapers like Ins- here," wrote one of Cleveland Clinic Flori- neurology program, a Braathen now lives
came out to meet the local around the coun- tagram or her followers, Can- da received its largest statement said-. on the apartment ship
celebrity as well as receive try to the likes of Twitter, you di. gift yet: $30 million Groundbreaking on "The World" and visits
either a ham or a turkey. singer Lil' Mo and can catch "Tonya and decid- from longtime patient" the building is set for Cleveland Clinic Flori"I didn't grow up with a model Blac Chy- her inspir- ed that she wanted Pauline Braathen Thursday and comple- da for medical care.
silver-spoon in my mouth so na. She has per- ing young to come together to build a five-story, tion in 2015, the clinic "Through this doI -know what it's like to not formed at several w o m e n on this project with 143,000 square-foot said. nation, I want to celhave, and now that I do, I of Miami's hot- BLAC CHYNA with her UL MO me and I was more building on its Weston London-born Bran.- ebrate my husbands
want to show my community test nightclubs words and than happy to have campus. then work i as a genius and success,
how much I care," Premadon- and is becoming known as candid spirit, her assistance," Premadonna The building will model and developed a in the certain belief
na said. one of South Florida's emerg- Premadonna says that she said. "We also received some house the expanded fashion business. She that it will improve
She has a huge following ing rap artists. receives a lot of positive en- donations from members in Pauline Braathen Neu- m ied Norway's Egil many lives for years to

behind her and is known as When she's not hosting a couragement from her fans. the community for which we rological Center and a Braathen, who made comne," Braathen said the "waist-shaper queen" be- party or promoting her brand "You are such an amazing were extremely appreciative." cancer center. In 2010 his fortune in real es- in a statement.

Shoppers camp out for Black Friday deals Entreprenuers on the rise
By Marisol Bella been doing it for four years wants to buy. "I have plenty
with his buddies, whove of time to look at the flyer," he STARTUP it would be perfect to University. Its menSome shoppers refuse to yee s ay says. cotninued from 7D install inside windows tor, Rodriguez, a selflose out on a bargain even years, he says. seven For him, it's more of a so- in hybrid and electric proclaimedgeek, said
if it means camping out 24/7 "They are seasoned pros," cial event than a shopping graduated 60 to 80 cars. the real- prize from
:"people, said Mike "I feel I now have the program "was the
for more than a week.- he says about his friends. event. Last year, he left right O'Donnell, regional the opportunity to go journey," making new
.Shoppers across the coun- "We've got a propane heater. before the store opened and p'oell rna l th otnty o jrey, maing new
trf are setting up camp in And we threw a tarp over the s.... Shopped online. project manager for out and stake my own fried nds, sharing ideas
front of Best Buy electronics tent to keep out the cold. And As for Thanksgiving din- the program. claim as an entrepre- and collaborating.
stores to snag the best deals we have lots and lots of blab-,- ner, his mom isn't so sure For attorney Barry neur," Gainsburg said "We used a lot of [Inon Black Friday. kets."s spend Thanksgiving Gainsburg, 45, the ex- after his team's pre- ternet] tools to never
Intrepid consumers started The hearty shoppers have 4, with her sons if they spend it experience exceeded ex- sensation Thursday. stop working," Rodricreated a community of peo- in the tent. pectations. Among skills he guez said.
Byin urbn Aon. ple camping out until the : "It's awful cold in that tent, He worked with a learned through Start- At least two mentors
Buy in suburban Akron team cam pingd out unti the Q u s o to d a el o i g i t o m
-Jonas Allooh was first in post-Thanksgiving sales. even with the heater," Sebring team mentored by fi- up Quest: how to de- are looking into formline, putting up his 10-per- Allooh and his 'two broth- says. Allooh says he hopes nance veteran Vic- velop a business plan, ing companies to turn
soi tent to simulate the com- ers they're identical trip- friends tor Nappe, founder of complete a market their team plans into
lt s Edand their fe were Cloud Jacket, a cyber- analysis and present companies, organizers
forts of home: bed, genera- ldwar -ee ofd Akronens er they can have Thanksgiving security firm in Boca to investors.sad
tor, space heater, TV, game eager to be first in line, so Al- Ohio, helps set up a tent be- dinner at home. Rty The inning saiT.
console and microwave oven. looh set up camp on Monddy. Longing to his son, Tony Avi- Tony Avitar, who was first Raton. The winning "Heali- The next South FlorAllooh, who graduated in Au- Since then, shoppers have tar, outside the Cuyahoga in line last year, set up the His team focused -cal" team focused ida round of Startup gust from Kent State Univer- erected two more tents. Falls, Ohio, Best Buy store second tent. on commercializing a on a "private cloud" Quest begins in Februsity with a doctorate in audi- Allooh is eyeing a 27-inch on Nov. 19. Avitar "came earlier than transparent, solar-cell platform for health ary, with recruitment
ology, has some time on his computer monitor and some he had planned to because technology developed care centers based kicking off in January.
hands as he looks for a job. gifts for "someone who doesn't about her son's urban camp- he saw the other tent was by the University of on .a technology from Visit workforceone/
Camping out for Black Fri- know what we are getting ing adventure, here," his parents, Ed and Florida. They decided Florida International
day deals has become a tra- her." It's his mom, Molly Se- Still, he's not completely Janet Regec of Akron, told dition for him, he says. He's bring, who laughed talking sure what, if anything, he the Akron-Beacon Journal.

Miami Program hopes to find next big .thing INDUSTRY MEETING NOTICE AND INVITATION

continued from 7D i i the Knight brothers, includ- The Miami-Dade Aviation Department.(MDAD) will be soliciting the services of a company
ing the Miami Herald has to Privately Finance a Restaurant Initiative for Hotel MIA Food and Beverage Operations at in a company. Miami's one invested over $4 million lo- Miami International Airport.
of them, and it might be right F cally this year. The goal is to
for you." -keep talented young people MDAD encourages all interested parties to attend and participate prior to MDAD finalizing
What Miami has yet to pro- in Miami. the solicitation.
duce is a big success story...\.C-i "If you look at 25- to WHEN: Tuesday, December10,2013
The San Francisco area is \* 40-year-olds with college de- WHERE: Miami International Airport Hotel
k known for Google and Apple, grees, they want to go to San Concourse E, 7th Floor Conference Center C & D
while New York has Kick- Francisco, Boston, Washing- TIME: 10:00AM- NOON
starter and AOL, and Boston ton D.C., the research tristarteripadvisor. AOL, : angle inBNorthsCarolinanor To RSVP, please email your confirmation to Leyanee Yalladars no later than Friday,
has TripAdvisor, angle in North Carolina otr___________ orb
The biggest tech names to Austin," says Matt Haggman December 6, 2013 at A tour of the restaurant will be
come from Miami so far are Knight's Miami program di- given after the meeting.
gaming PC manufacturer ...i ... ....... rector. "We want to be 'on
Alienware---aunitofDell- Wynwood is known for its colorful business -and art that list." F leal ads. in, Ito h,:im ie-cio
and Open English, a website The bottom line: Miami's a
that teaches English in tuto- scene. great place to live and work, CITY OF MIAMI
rial videos. Miami hasn't attracted the ers and early employees who and now, with a tech scene
But things are brewing. big-pocketed venture \ capi- are serial entrepreneurs and that's organized and unit- ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
The company .CO ( is talists who pour' millions investors. They include Elon ed, the future can only hold based here. It sells domain into start-ups out west and Musk, who went on to found promise. Sealed bids will be received by the City of Miami City Clerk at his office located
names to companies that elsewhere. But LiveNinja the Tesla electric car, and Pe- "Our community is just at City Hall, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, FL 33133 for the following:
want to use .co in their URL. CEO Will Weinraub says Lat- ter Thiel, an early investor in now starting to see the Twitter's Vine app, which of- in American money is a wel- Facebook. growth and support it need- IFB NO. 367307 INVITATION FOR BID FOR POLICE RADARS &
fer six second video -clips, come alternative. About half Refresh Miami, a local ed," says Michael McCord, LASER EQUIPMENT REPAIRS &
uses .co, as does Brit Mo- of his investment has come tech advocacy group, orga- CEO of LearnerNation, a vid- RECERTIFICATION'.
ran's household tips, from Latin American inves- nizes many tech meetups. eo e-learning site. help site. tors. The Knight Foundation is a "It needed someone to turn CLOSING DATEITIME: 1:00 P.M., TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2013
LiveNinja, which offers on- Weinraub says Miami big financial supporter-of the around and say we're more
line expert tutorials, raised needs to see a "PayPal Ma- Miami tech scene, investing than just. hotels and coco- Deadline for Request for Additional InformationlClarification: 121312013 $500,000 in seed funding fia" of sorts "to graduate and in the Lab and helping fund nuts. We're a community at 3:00 P.M.
and is working on its second start investing in others." The other projects.. The organiza- where there's actually busiround of capital. term refers to PayPal found- tion an outgrowth of the ness being done." Detailed specifications for this bid are available at the City of Miami, Procurement Department, website at, Telephone No.
(305) 416-1917.
Blacks must stay away from shopping
BLACK At a minimum, Black people tion, Black communities can nomic sanctions and there ACCORDANCE WITH CITY OF MIAMI CODE SECTION 18-74 ORDINANCE
continued from 7D should seek out Black busi- organize Black' Expos on is no better time to target NO. 12271.
nesses and purchase as .Black Friday where scores of offending businesses/corpo- Johnny Martinez, P.E.
whether we have the con- many gifts as possible from Black vendors and rations than the Christmas ..City Manager
sciousness, -commitment them to bolster the Black Our inner-city neighbor- season when their profitabil- AD NO. 16450 and discipline to use it to economy., hoods are dying for lack of ity depends on.Black dollars.
promote and defend Black .Veteran activists, includ- jobs and investment. There- As the corporate retail
interests., ing Bob Law, have long ad- fore, we cannot permit busi establishment prepares to=1 I1
There is no better time to vocated Support Black Busi- nesses to grow fat off our launch the Christmas searenew a spirit of resistance ness Days to encourage dollars without demanding son, let us transform it into.........., tfrn the present. Black consumers to shop at reinvestment in our commu- a season of resistance
Black people all across Black stores. nities. Remember Trayvon Mar- Advertisement of DBE Goal for Program Plan Annual
the nation should resolve to He is advocating a similar Those who refuse to do so tin: Boycott Floida... Buy Update Department of Transportation 49 CFR Part 26
buy Black on Black Friday. campaign this year. In addi- must face the wrath of eco- Black on "Black Friday."
-' .. .. ... ..... ...... ........ -....... ESTABLISHMENT OF OVERALL THREE-YEAR DBE
ails.....Sth ..ountry try to luecutmes GOAL FOR MDAD FOR FISCAL YEAR 2014 to 2016

S i .j::: :)i ::: i::i : !i ::KU:i )i !: h : fre sevic iS, ofee atYO cani we Mall-of Ame goal for participation by Disadvantaged Business Enterprises in MDAD projects for Fiscal

yin :! i!! ;:!:! e Spectrum --,in Irvine, Pa, -center alut here to park, from small, minorities and women, businesses, general contractor groups, community
!oiday:' shpprs ad few :Calif., an~d Faho Isl and: in *- Gif wrap. Aventura: Mail whr to ea or who has best -. organizations, and other officials or organizations which may have information concerning the th :ings work b etLter than free :Newport Beach, Calif., offer ;in :,Aventura, Fla., offers :freei: deat ;Is .:': :: < ;. ,availability of disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged businesses, the effects of discrimination gi!fts and sevcs: says Ste ., shopper free rides: on gif wr ap on MasterCard :" .'Most people m ake, three on opportunities for DBEs, and what might constitute a "level playing field" for participation of yen Keith- Platt ir ector of trolley ,trains. t:,o- and. from .purhases of $200 or. more' -tis to thei ,m l over the DBEs in MDAD projects. A "level playing field" is defined as the amount of participation DBE i attRetai.I!nsttue whch :their parked cars.::i on up to three gifts. ::: holiday: season says Mau,- firms would have in MDAD projects if there were no discrimination against them.
ionsUIts reta ier. -: *: : .. Strollers and wheel- Free Wi-Ft. At least 11i3 reen .Bausch, executive Vice -'MDAD is proposing an overall goal of 16.0% for participation by Disadvantaged Business
:imon th! :is sas's ll chairs. South Coast Plaa shopping malls. natiOnally president iof business, devel- Enterprises in MDAD projects for fiscal year 2014 to 2016, based on information currently gifts" :to ~shope: ;.:i i n Costa Mesa, Ca~if;, offers :.offer free. Wi-Fi this holiday .opient at the mall. When. available. The rationale for this goal and supporting information will be available for public
Ice: ShW :Fre holida fre strollers and:--wheel- Season. It' is particularly someone has the potential inspection for 30 days from the publication of this notice at MDAD's Minority Affairs Office
pe:rfo(rmances, with a :back- -. chairs - with refutndable .popular at malls in Califor- to come: to your mall three located at 4200 N.W. 36th Street, Building 5-A, 3rd Floor, Miami, Florida 33122, Monday liping Santa Clau~s, are ex-. deposit. : .. nia, Florida, New York and times, you. inCentivize them through Friday from 8:00 A.M. until 5:00 PM.
: ,ected to attactousands. BOttled water. The bev- OThio. to do so ."
o the Galleria Dallas :They. i:erage i s 'avalable -,at:: the. *, Foreign language assla- As forall of. those valet MA n h ..Dprmn fTasotto ilacp omnso h B olfr4
.t'ke pla. e ISatra aft!er- aho sadcoceg. tne h service is avail- attendantss: Who. will park days from the date of this advertIsement. The DBE Program Plan may be reviewed at MDAD's
:io,0ti bewn :Thiansgiv- .desk during most of the holi- able via the concierge desk some Mail of America shop-. Minority Affairs Office at the address above and a copy of Its Annual Update Report may be
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TW one game away from

state champ ionship game

R. 0OU T S U NI VE RS I TY S CHOO 0L 4 5- 17

By Akilah Laster does.
Miami Times writer Only allowing the Suns 37-rushing yards and three
first half points, Booker T.'s
A Booker T. Washington defense ignited the offense to
Nike t-shirt reads "Believe the a 28-point scoring frenzy. TreHype" and last Friday night on Harris played miraculously
at Nova High School, the Tor- | despite an obvious leg injury
nadoes turned the University and finished with 411 total
School Suns into believers in offensive yards (277-passing,
a 45-17 win. 142-rushing) and six touchHeading into the Class 4A re- downs.
gional final the Tornadoes and mHarris completed 12-ofthe Suns were both national- passes with one interception.
ly-ranked teams according to Booker T. will face Cocoa with Booker :,\;,-: High School in the state semiT. undisputedly at number Treon Harris (5) on a keeper as Booker T. 0L blocks Uni- final for the third consecutive
one. However, by the versity School defense. year on Black Friday at 7:30
end of the night, the p.m. at Tram Powell.
2012 Class 3A state state championship, it's hard ponent a decent effort, earn- The Tornados have won the champion [the Suns] to believe that Booker T., who ing 295 passing yards at the first two meetings, outscoring understood just how has not lost a game since last hands of senior quarterback the Tigers 61-27. Booker T. had won its September, will fall anywhere Sean' White.' But as most If history is, any indicalast 24 games. short of doing just that win- teams find out, it takes a bal- tor then the Tornados will be
While national rankings ning it all. anced if not nearly perfect heading to Orlando in one
have no bearings on winning a The Suns gave their op- game to dismantle the Torna- short week.

Revenge fuels South Dade

win over Killian, 13-7

By Akilah Laster touchdown. Hankins' touch- Dade ceremoniously drenched
Miami Times writer down was the only one of the Hudson with water and the first. half. players stockpiled in the midThe Cougars, as has been dle of the field celebrating like
It was a game of revenge. Re- their modus operandi, all sea- champions. The Bucs got one
venge for snatching the district son, started off sluggishly but step further than they did last title and ending an undefeated came back to tie on a huge 67- season. W season. South Dade atoned for yard pass from Nigel Dillard But the war is not yet won. their only district and regu- to Anthony Olivencia. The mo- South Dade will face Coral lar season loss to Killian (7-5) mentum quickly, but only mo- Gables (11-1) this Saturday at last Saturday with a 13-7 win mentarily, shifted as the Buc- 1 p.m. at Traz Powell in the reover the Cougars on. a muddy cancers trudged back in the gional final. Gables is the' mirTropical Park field. The site final quarter. ror of South Dade also having
that haunted the Buccaneers First South Dade's, defen- only one loss on the season at and where their seven-game sove effort was unprecedented, the hands of Killian. win streak was ruined became only allowing Killian three first Gables coach and alumnus the place where they propelled downs the entire game. The Roger Pollard is also in his secthemselves to the Class 8A re- Bucs' defense combined with ond year as head coach lik gional final, the messy field held Killian to Hudson Who is a South Dade
Despite the sporadic drizzling 18 rushing yards their low- alumnus. Gables is also amped and the field that had more est of the season. after a late comeback in their
mud pits than grass, South The Bucs defense jolted the game against Columbus (7-5)
Dade (11-1) found its footing on offense who sealed the game and will havethat momentum the play of running back John- on a 28-yard pass from senior in what will 'undoubtedly be nie Hankins, who finished with quarterback Kahlil Render to a great matchup of quarter- S-Miami Times onotss/Akilah aster
175 rushing yards and a 7-yard receiver. C.J. Worton. South backs. South Dade (4) Johnnie Hankins dodges Killian defenders on carry.

Broward boys basketball previe Family of Winston

Sagemont adds OTHERS TO WATCH accuser
three new kcey Lawrence Barnes, Coral Springs ds prage
t Christian, Sr., Forward; Haanif p lc
players 0h -h 1ebke-i- r- i ....
Steer, Jr.,;Guard; Lance Crawford, By Jennifen" Portman "
By Steve Garten Sagemont,,Sr., Guard; Keyshawn
Evans, American Heritage, Jr., i The family of the woman who identified Florida State quar':Despite all of his personal Guard; Josh Floyd, Blanche Ely, Sr., terback Jameis Winston as the man who sexually battered
success, Josh Floyd didn't get '.,Guard; Solomon Kelly, Deerfield her criticized the Tallahassee Police Department Wednesday,
to appear in the state playoffs. -:-tw~Beach, sr., Center; Jason Massey,- saying a detective warned against proceeding with the case
That reality, and a chance for ',& ~American Heritage, Sr., Guard; .. because Tallahassee is "a big football town" and she would be
greater exposure, led the guard Justin Massey, American Heritage,: "raked over the coals"!
to transfer from Westminster Sr., Guard; Jose Morales, Cardinali A statement from the family says that on Dec. 7, 2012, the
Academy to two-time reigning Gibbons, Jr, Guard; Nick Rosa, woman was raped by an unknOwn person. The woman imClass 7A state champ Blanche Westminster Academy, Sr., For-' mediately reported it to law enforcement and
Ely for this, his senior season. ward; Keith Stone, zion Lutheran, 'jI cooperated with all requests from officers, the
*The Tigers can sure use the '" oetDysJr., Forward; Rodney Simeon, 'letter says. In early January, the woman iden6-foot-4 Floyd, who Ely coach -Photo: RbruysBoyd Anderson, Sr., Forward; Ross J tiffed Winston as the attacker, the letter says.
Melvin Randall. says can play Josh Floyd, left, and Lance Tejada are looking to lead ,Udine, Cypress Bay, Sr., GUard; Th aiybcm"ocre htse"ol
all five, positions.That's because Blanche Ely to a third consecutive state boys basketball ..Sidney Umude, St. Thomas Aqui- "''be targeted on campus" and requested help the Tigers have lost four start- title, nas,'Sr., Forward; Cedric Wright, from an attorney friend. The attorney contacters from last year's team Dal- ,Dillard, Jr., Forward; e P eetv ct nuo
las Cameron, Kahlil Thomas Junior forward Therrell Go- forward Alaowei Talent and .. WINSTON e t atrnycntce DetectiveSct Anguo
and Darrion Allen to gradua- sier (6-7) is expected to be 'a freshman Jeffrey Prophete is a KEY DATES 'rulo immediately after Winston was identified,
tion and Richard Lee to trans- force inside for the Tigers once highly touted newcomer. Monday: Season opens; Jan. 29- Detective Angulo told the attorney that Tallahassee was a big fer. the two-sport standout finishes Sagemont added three new Feb. 1: BCAA Big 8 Tournament, .football town and the victim needs to think long and hard
Lee, a shooting guard who football season and joins the players in guards Lance Craw- Fort Lauderdale High; Feb. 3-5, .before proceeding against him because she will be raked over came to Ely from Northeast, is basketball team. 'ford and Prince Ali, transfers Feb. 7-8: Districts; Feb. 13: Region- the coals and her life will be made miserable," the letter said.
now back playing for his for- Class 5A state runner-up from Pine Crest and Pembroke al quarterfinals; Feb. 18: Regional The family provided the two-page statement to the Tampa mer school He's among the American Heritage should be Pines Charter, respectively, semifinals; Feb. 21-22: Regional Bay Times on Wednesday, and the Tallahassee Democrat obcounty's top five players along strong again. The Patriots lost and 6-foot-l0 Hungarian Gyor- 'finals; Feb. 25-March 1: State finals, tained its own copy. The family's name is not referenced in with Ely point guard Lance first-team all-county forward gy Go1oman, a raw, but skilled Lakeland. the letter. The Democrat does not identify victims of sexual
Tejada III, Sagemont shooting Kobe Eubanks, who trans- center who has signed with assault.
guard Prince Ali, Pine Crest ferred out of state, but returns UCLA. power forward forward Antonio point guard Keyshawn Evans, Reigning 8A state semifinal- DEFENDING CHAMPS The woman's Dade City attorney, Patricia Carroll, said in a
Vrankovic and American Heni- who was sidelined last season ist Deerfield Beach hopes to Class 8A: Hagerty (Oviedo); 7A: telephone interview Wednesday she was shocked by the detage center Drake LaMont. by a knee injury, make another playoff push with Blanche Ely; 6A: Norland (Miami); tective's comments and assumed that the State Attorney's OfFloyd's arrival at Ely reunites Last year's 3A state runner- swingman Marvin Jean-Pierre, 5A: Jesuit (Tampa); 4A: Lake High- ice had been notified of the case.
him with his former AAU team- up, Coral Springs Christian, a transfer from Boyd Anderson, land Prep (Orlando); 3A: Providence "I believed at the time that the state attorney was certainly mate Tejada, who signed with lost small schools player of the and guard Vanderbilt C 'en (Jacksonville); 2A: Grandview Prep; in the loop. I made that assumption because it is protocol," East Carolina. 'year Nura Zanna, but returns ter. apn IA: Holmes County (Bonifay) said Carroll, a former state prosecutor now in private prac-