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c Q a: 0 ....1 u.. Celebrating 67 Years In The Tampa Bay Area SEE PAGE 3 Hundredstl High School Students Take Pan In Protest-Calls Citv's lack Of Action In Suit-'lalicious' Woman Continues Fiulit Against svnthedc Druus SEE PAGE 12 SEE PAGE 3 SEE PAGE 2 YOUTH GROUP ATTENDS 25th ANNUAl DR. CARTER G WOODSOilECTURE SERIES The Gamma Omicron Boule of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Inc. presented the 25th Annual Dr. Carter G Woodson Lecture Series on Saturday, March 31, 2012. The event was held at the downtown Hyatt Hotel. The keynote speaker was Attorney Charles Ogletree, a Harvard law professor, who also served as an advisor to President Barack Obama. Atty. Ogletree, center, is shown with a youth group iii sponsored by Dr. Kenyon M. Fort, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, St. Petersburg. The youth are: Lawrence Hamilton, Hydeia Thomas, Desha Lovett, Heaven Taylor-Wynn and Kofi Fort. (Photography by BRUNSON)


Two Communitv Activists To Be Honored At Kente Awards Ceremonv BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor On Tuesday, April 24th, the University of South Florida will host its annual Kente Awards Ceremony. The event will take place at the USF Gibbons Alumni Center, Traditions Hall. This year, Ms. Joyce Russell and Dr. Samuel L. Wright, Sr., will be re cipients of the award. Both have served their respective communities tirelessly for several years. Ms. Russell is the for mer Chairman of the USF African American Advisory Committee and retired Hills borough County employee. She retired last year as the retired as the first to serve as the African American Liai son. Her retirement brought > about the close of three decades of service. a: She joined the county in LL 1981, and was assigned to the Aging Services Department c( as an Employee Training Specialist and she pro C gressed to Manager of the f3 department. In 1991, she was selected as the "Manager of the Year." l'i: Ms. Russell was also the recipient of the "Excelw lence In County" Award, the fa highest honor bestowed :z:: MS. JOYCE RUSSELL Retired African American liaison with Hillsborough County Government upon a county employee, be coming the first African American woman to win the honor. She is a native of Clearwater, and graduated from Eckerd College with a B A Degree in Sociology. Dr. Samuel L. Wright, Sr., currently serves as the Student Ombudsman at the University of South Florida. He has been an employee of the University of South Florida for more than 25 years. He attended the Univer sity of Florida, where he be came an honor graduate of the College of Arts and Sci ences. He earned his Mas ter's Degree in Psychology from the College of Educa tion with a degree in PsychoDR. SAMUEL L. WRIGHT, SR. USF Student Ombudsman logical Foundations. Dr. Wright continued his education at the Univer sity of South Florida, where he earned his Doctorate Degree in Special Education Administration. A native Boynton Beach Florida Dr. Wright is the first African American elected as a City Commis sioner. He is the founder of the Tampa Bay Black Heritage Festival, Inc and is the First Vice President with the Hillsborough County Branch of the NAACP. He also serves on several state and local boards and committees. Dr. Wright is the father of two children, Samuel Wright, Jr., and Samaria Wright. en :J ID Q. z Two-Dav SUDIDih Planned To Discuss Funding For Non-Pront oruanizadons fii A two-day event will take ::I place on this week to discuss funding and non-profit organ izations. The event will take w place at Tuesday, Apri11o and Wednesday, April 11, from z 10:30 a.m. to s:30 p.m., at the W Crowne Plaza, Tampa-West cn shore. Registration will begin g at 9 a.m. on Tuesday. Q: The Florida Alliance of g Community Development u.. Corporations is presenting the summit entitled, "2012 Summit on Community Develop ment: An Era of New Chal lenges." It is a statewide summit offering strategies and resources to non-profit organ izations. Some of the speakers in clude Tampa Mayor Bob woman Kathy Castor, Dan Jurman, Executive Director & CEO of the University Area Community Development Corporation, and Ken Reecy, Assistant Division Director of Florida Department of Economic Opportunity. Those in attendance will be presented information from non-profit, community devel opment, financial services, and government prospects. There is a fee attached to the summit. For additional in formation contact Margie Martin at (813) 220-0526; or at cations.biz Woman Hopes Citv Will Follow Countv In Fight Against svnthetic Drugs BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel Staff Writer Ms. Antoinette Glover said it was not accident that synthetic marijuana, and drug smoking paraphernalia, have found their way into stores only in inner-city com munities. "As merchants, I under stand they have rights, but as consumers and parents, I think we have rights as well. "We have a right to come into their stores with our chil dren, and not be directly ex posed to synthetic marijuana and drug paraphernalia prod ucts It's bad enough they have them in their stores, but they have dedicated an entire display case to these prod ucts and they have them right in the front of the store." Ms. Glover lives in the Wimauma area, and said she was elated to see the county stepping up and doing some thing about the problem. I read where Governor Scott is looking at signing a bill to outlaw the sale of syn thetic marijuana, and that s a step in the right direction. I'm happy that Hillsbor ough County has stepped up, but there are more stores in the inner city that sell the products than in the county, and that's why I started ape tition. Ms. Glover has gotten more than a thousand signa tures on her petition from cit izens who don't want the products sold in their com munity. I'm going to be making a presentation to the Tampa City Council in two weeks and I hope they see how seri ous this problem is, and what these products are doing to the children in our communi ties. "It' s time we as parents and grandparents take a stand and say enough is enough. Tampa Man Killed Bv Police luring Arrest JACKSONVILLE, FL -Jacksonville Florida Police have identified a 4o-year-old man shot and killed by an un dercover detective in a drug deal Thursday. Police said Juan Lawrence, from Tampa, allegedly refused to put down his gun when Sgt. Valentino Demps told him to inside an apartment. Nathaniel Hill was ar rested. He was the subject of a month-and-a-half long drug investigation that was the re sult of a citizen complaint police said. Investigators said two de tectives went to Hill's apart ment to perform a transaction when they realized there were two other men inside. The de.... killed by pollee during drug arrest in Jacksonville. tectives had reportedly met be forehand to discuss the proce dures of the operation. CORRECTION Tranon Martin case: The report stated that take down officers entered the apartment and were able to put two of the three men on the ground, including Hill and his 17-year-old son, Nathaniel Hill, Jr. N w CJ In an article about Adrian Cherry in Friday's Sen tinel, the name of his daughter was listed as Monique. Her name is Amariana Monae. We apologize for the error. Moncl8r-Th&ndar 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. OPEN LATE ON FRIDAY & SATURDAYS 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 Lm. Closed Sunday 813-935-9900 8428 N. Florida Ave. Tampa, FL 33804 Locsted on N. Flotlda & Wstens Special Prosecutor Not Call Grand Jurv The special prosecutor in the Trayvon Martin case will not convene a grand jury to weigh possible charges against gunman Geol'Be Zimmerman. Officials did not give an explanation for the decision and said the investigation into the racially charged shooting is continuing. The special prosecutor, Angela Corey, does not need a grand jury to take ac tion she can file charges herself or drop the case. Many observers expected a grand jury would be con vened Tuesday. Spectators were being en couraged to show up at Semi nole County Courthouse wearing hoodies to show sol idarity with the slain teen, who wore one the night he died. Police said Sgt. Demps, who is Black, stepped over the pile to give cover to the officers while they held the men down, and he saw Lawrence holding a handgun. Lawrence report edly pointed the gun at and refused to put it down Demps fired four shots, two of them striking Lawrence in the face and in the hip. Police searched the home and found a gun in a back room that belonged to Hill, Sr. He was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Poliee also found 33 grams of cocaine in the apartment.


Features ffi Former Tampa Police Captain Calls Citv's tack 11 Action Malicious BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Marion Lewis never envisioned that his battle for his right to run for public office would still be going on five years later. However, it remains unsolved. A former Captain with the Tampa Police Department, Lewis served as a Tampa Police Officer for 27 years. His problems began after he decided to seek the office of the mayor. He alleges thclt he w_as forced into retirement and out of his job. Five years ago, he filed a lawsuit against the City of Tampa. He said the courts have ruled that he did not resign from his position, yet the City refuses to settle the case. "Although, the Appeals Court has clearly ruled in my favor; it has become quite evident that justice for a Black Man is still elusive in the City of Tampa. I will not let injustice prevail in this case because the City of Tampa is not above the law. 1 "I will aggressively reach out to other authorities in an effort to bring about finality and due process. At this point it is clear to me that the continued litigation in this case by the City is mali cious in nature. "The City has deliberately MARION LEWIS ... Former Tampa Police Captain -expanded the proceedings in this case by filing unneces sary motions and pleadings with the Court; and then failed to schedule timely hearings on their motions. The City has thumbed their nose at the 2nd District Court of Appeals ruling in this case and is abusing the Judicial System," he said. He further stated that he intends to file official com plaints with the Florida Bar on the individual attorneys representing the City for their deliberate violation of his due process and improper conduct during these pro ceedings. On January 14, 2011, the 2nd District Court of Appeals reversed the Circuit Court's decision that was in the City's favor and ruled that Lewis did not resign from the Tampa Police Department when he quali fied to run for Mayor and was wrongfully terminated from his employment. The City filed a petition with the Appeals Court for a rehear\ng and the Court reaffirmed their ruling on June 10, 2011 The City then petitioned the Florida Supreme Court of Appeals to hear the case and the Supreme Court declined to hear the case on October 18, 2011. "It is hypocritical for the City to portray Tampa in the months leading up to the GOP Convention as a City of opportunity when injustice has taken a comfortable seat in City Hall and the City Administration has denied justice at every turn in my proceedings," Lewis said. He further stated that he is not the only former police officer who has filed complaints against the Tampa Police Department. "Over the past few years the City has terminated high ranking Black officers at the Tampa Police Department and the EEOC has sustained wrongful termination complaints against the City in the terminations of former Carl Davis and former Lieutenant D. Johnson." Third 'Stop The Violence' Meeting TolntroduceComminee C -hairs BY. IRIS B. HOl.TON Sentinel City Editor The Third "Stop The Gang and Gun Violence Task Force" meeting has been planned. It will take place on Tuesday April 10, at the Lee Davis Neighborhood Service Center, 3402 N. 22nd Street, from 6 p.m. to 8 p m. During the meeting mem bers of the community will have an opportunity to meet the Committee and Task Force Chairpersons. Ms. Tanya J. Williams will serve as Chairperson of Communications, and Ralph Smith will serve as Co-Chairperson Sam Mobley has been chosen as the Chairperson of Community Organizing. Ali Muhammad is in charge of ERNFST CONEY, JR. Interim Director of the CDC of Tampa, Inc. Economic Development. Walter Niles is the Chairperson of Healthy Living and Ms. Beverly Ward is in charge of Policy and Research. Louis Finney will handle Program Services and Ernest Coney, Jr., will oversee the Task Force. Ms. Evangeline Best will serve as his Co-Chairperson. Ernest Coney, Jr., Interim Director of the CDC of Tampa, Inc., who is one of the founders of the The Gang and Gun Violence Task Force," called for a community meeting in November after 17-year-old John Singleton, Jr., one of the youth working with the CDC of Tampa, Inc., was killed. Singleton was shot while attending a birthday party. When the shooting began he ran, but dropped his cell phone and turned around to retrieve it. He was struck by gunfire and died at the scene. Coney stated that every one is invited to attend the meeting, share ideas, and take an active role. warrant Issued For Suspect In Progress Village Murder en c J> "U :2 r..... 0 Hillsborough County Sheriffs deputies received a call of a shooting at 11:24 p. m., and reported finding the body of Michael Gilbert, 32, in the front yard of a residence in the 7900 block of Flower Avenue in Progress Village. Detectives said Gilbert and a friend were visiting the_ man who owned the home on Flower Avenue. Detectives said at 11:20 p.m., Fabian Williams, 27, approached Gilbert and. the homeowner and demanded money at glln point. Williams reportedly got $150. Detectives said during that time, a second man, described as Black or Hispanic and also armed with a handgun, approached Gilbert while Williams forced the home owner into his residence. As they entered the house, Williams reportedly confronted Gilbert's friend as he was leaving. The friend engaged iii a physical alter cation with Williams that continued outside the resi dence. Detectives said the homeowner and friend fled, following the confrontation, leaving Gilbert facedown FABIAN WILUAMS ... being sought on a charge of murder. ., at gunpoint. Several gunrshots wee fired, including g two fired at them as they c fled. )> Detectives said Gilbert died at the scene, and Z Williams is known to both ::::! the homeowner and friend. A warrant bas been issued ':'" for Williams on a charge of first-degree murder and rr armed robbery with a m firearm. The second suspect ::::! has not been identified, and detectives said they believe c the incident is drug related. Anyone with any informac;; tion on Williams, or the ilj identity of the second susC pect, is asked to call (813) m 247-8200. iii uThe Voice of Our Community m Speaking for Itself, 1{ Sealtlllei' Btllfetin AMI'lRlCA'Sl'ORllMOSTSI'iMlo-W'Jll!IICLY News The florida Law States That You May Be Entitled To $10,000 For Loss Wages And Medkal Care ... sent lee Help from the bAt:linnlino to the end. Splnallnjur1es Neck Pain Back Pain Hip Pain Leg Pain Transportation AvaHable Auto Repair Body Shop Specializing In: Car Accidents Pedestrian Incidents MotorcycleAcciderlts / Truck Accidents Slip and Fals Bicycle Bus (PIP Insurance Needed) Don't be ic:tlmlzecl twice for an accident that wun't your fault Call Michelle B. Patty Local: 813-495-3702 Toll Free 1-866-352-4200 Available 24 Ileus A /7 Days_ A Week .... ._,


N 9"" 0 FLORIDA SENTINEL BULLETIN limit on the people who can 9"" 22.07 21st Avenue, (813) 248-1921 participate. Publiahed Every Tueeday and Friday ay It is most difficult and alft FLORIDA SENTlNEL BULLETIN PUBLISHING eo., most impossible to change ..,. Member of National Newllplp8l' Publiahenl Asaoclatlon (NNPA) Ill( and AmalgarniDBd Nlll8hers. 1nc New Yorit. the elderly. This panel on race >should not be just one group. C( POSTMASTER: Send .Addr.a Change To: c l"'ortde 8enllnel Bullelln. Instead, it should be many enw P.o. Box saa 1Wnpe, R. aa.1 groups from all over the Perlodlclil Po.t8ge Paid At Tampa. FL country who are interconQ a: II. Q z Ill( Q en w ::::) 1w > w Q w :r: en :::::i m ::::) a.. z ti ...J ...J ::::) m ...J w z z w en a: g II. nected through some central c. Blythe A"*-. Jr. E ven the most die-heart that such a conversation is agency for meshing ideas, 181N01 ( 1177') racist must admit that very much needed. suggestions and plans. ........... c.BLYTHEANDMWS.,PRDIDENT we have come a long The race Conversation There is enough conCFO way in the area of racial imshould take place and there cemed, sound thinking peo... HOLTON, CITY EDITOR provement. Some even say are a number of people, Black pie who really want to talk = = that we have become a color and white who should not be about race and make some TOYNETTA COBB. PRODUCTION IIANAGER blind society. a part of the conversation. changes for the better in race LAVORA EDWARDS, Cl AS I !PIED MANAGER Monlh8 Bolh Edltlone:_ $87.oo-PerYeer Both Edillon8 edlloriiiiiiiiQMdW.do not -'ly rellect the tllllarW -.ce d The Floftdll ........ lluhlln or 1he Publllher connea Branuev: Pariah Or Poster Chlldil We continue to have no sympathy for Dontae Mor ris who, two years ago, murdered two Tampa police officers in cold blood. However, what fas cinates and frightens us is the Ahab-like attempt by criminal justice officials to tag Dontae's lady-friend, Cortnee Brantley as a knowing accomplice to Morris' grisly crime. The latest segment is authorities are Cortnee of misprision. Have you ever heard that term? Well, we hadn't either. But this is what it means. "Misprision" is when a per son has "knowledge of a crime and initiates some affir mative act of concealment, or participation." Prosecutors say Cortnee Brantley, reminiscent of Bon nie Parker, of the deadly duo Bonnie and (:lyde did in fact leave the scene of a crime and later concealed her knowledge that her lover, Dontae Morris was an armed fugitive. However, a federal judge previously ruled against prosecutors and in Brantley's favor, concluding the gov ernment faile4 to prove she knew anything about her boyfriend's intentions. Perhaps, that should have }leen the end of it. Nevertheless, new prosecutors, like pit bulls, have set their jaws and dug in their heels. And it is here we have the greatest fear that another crime may be committed: the crime of a kangaroo court against a proven-inno cent Cortnee Brantley. Even though the federal court's decision was over turned by a lesser Circuit Court of Appeals, we remain amazed at the blind tenacity of officials to force a deci sion to their liking. And if they can twist criminal law against Cortnee, regardless of the company she keeps, what in the future, might they bring against any inno cent American? Let justice heal itself. Black weaD In america:. A Twice-Told Tale We continue to scratch our heads at the number and variety of studies done to prove what Black folks known since the first slave ship placed us in VIrginia. So, we were not surprised by the results of so-called causes of wealth disparities between Black Americans and white Americans. The study discovered whites had become four times wealthier than Blacks over the past 25 years. This data was deemed accurate because the same Black and white families were studied in 1984 and also in 2007. In fact, the study found that the wealth gap between these fam ilies had increased from o,ooo in 1984 to $95,000 in 2007. Reasons for such glaring disparities included higher interest rates for mortgages, education, and car loans, unemployment fueled by our concentration in indus tries more likely to be affected by a recession (auto, manufacturing, construCtion) and health problems and But, we all know that this I love and appreciate Rev-relationships. For what it's assumption isn't true. Like-erends Jesse .Jackson and worth, these should be young wise, we know that the de-AI Sharpton, but they people and I consider anyscription of America being a should not be a part of the body under the age of 6o to be racially blind society is also conversation. Neither should young. untrue. Tavis Smiley, Cornel WakeupAmerica, wakeup When we take a serious West, Eric Dyson and a Tampa There is a need to look at the racial picture, we number of others. On the have an open .. discussion see that today we appear to be other side of the fence, noabout race. Take seriously the going backwards in terms of body who works for FOX netcommercial that says, 'we race relationships. Whether work, Rush Limbaugh. have come a long way baby,' we want to admit it, but we Mitch McConnell, Donald but we haven't gotten there have more hate crime and Trurilp, and a host of others. yet. more hate murders than we It seems shameful to be In fact, we just may be gethave had in two decades. calling for a conversation on ting further and further away. Race in the United States race and limiting who should We all need to remember that isn't as good as we say it is, participate. This is necessary the election of President think it is or pretend it is. To because some people are so Barack Obama to the premake matters worse, America set in their ways until it is imsidency did not end racism. isn't willing to have a serious possible for them to even help We need to change some conversation about race even to bring about racial change. conditions and we need to though all Anierica knows There should also be an age change some hearts. The Niagara Frontier: In Underground Church Network A t least 32 documented Underground Railroad (UGRR) sites are lo cated in the state of New York, from southern bor der of the state all the way to the Canadian border. Indeed, the study of the UGRR is a part of the state's school curricula. Teachers are expected to "focus on the moral, religious, and heroic efforts" of New York citizens who challenged slavery. Today, we will share the role of the African Methodist Episcopal Zion (AME Zion) Church in the Niagara Fron tier, the name chosen for the UGRR movement in New York. Many of the key activists of the UGRR in the United States and Canada were affil iated with the AME Zion Church and included Harri ett Tubman, Frederick Douglass, and Rev. Jer main Wesley Loguen. a significant role in the for mation and development of Thompson Memorial AME Zion Church in Auburn, New Yor.\t. in 1838. After acquiring a pome for elderly and indi gent Blacks, Tubman deeded the home and land to the Thompson AME Zion Church in 1903. Abolitionist activities and shelter for fugi tive slaves were provided through this church. Frederick Douglass was a frequent visitor to both Thompson AME Zion Church and St. James AME Zion Church in Ithaca, New York. Several of the AME Zion churches still stand today and are listed as historical sites. Another UGRR. church is the St. James AME Zion Church in Tompkins County, New York. Built in 1836, the church is believed to be the oldest church in Ithaca, New York and one of the first AME Zion churches in America. It served as a key transfer point for fugitive slaves en route to Canada. all-white fraternities at Cor nel University, seven Cornel students formed the nation's oldest officially Black frater nity, Alpha Phi Alpha in the basemen:t of this church. In Tarrytown, New York, the Foster Memorial AME Zion Church, founded in 186o by freed slave Amanda Foster and her husband, provided food and shelter to fugitive slaves escaping to Canada and to fugitive slaves who chose to remain in Tar rytown. In Tribeca, New York, the original Mother AME Zion Church was one of the first churches in New York to be built and led by Mrican Americans. Known as an UGRR depot at the original site, a plaque located in the sidewalk commemorates where the church building once stood at the corner of 153 Baxter and Grand Streets. Over on Staten Island, New York, the AME Zion Church was founded in the 184o's by a free Black com munity known as Sandy Ground. Fugitive slaves were known to have found sanctu ary there. "11:1' medical crises. However, questions, which should now w be answered, are "How will these disparities be recti tied?" "Does anybody care?" and "What will Black folks do to keep the gap from growing?" The AME Zion Church pro vided a network of activities and places of safety for slaves escaping to freedom. In fact, two former female slaves played pivotal roles in found ing AME Zion churches. Harriett Tubman played Writings and sermons of the church's pastors officially expressed the sentinnent of St. James' congregation. In response to discrimination by Most of these churches continue to operate today, providing religious and civic leadership in their communi ties. Indeed, fugitive slaves and their ancestors o:we a debt of gratitude to the AME Zion Church for our freedom. By the way, the AME Zion Church still has a rule that no slave owners may become members of the church. Amen? Harambee!


HOROSCOPES Aries (March 21-April19)-Expanding into adventure? You're gaining respect. Gather with family. There's a promise of more money coming in. Keep communication channels open. Taurus (April2o-May 20)Assemble the team You have no trouble getting the message across, and the group contributes. Do the numbers Authorities may need persuasion. Ask for what you need. Gemini (May 21-June 21) -For the next two days, partner ship is the name of the game. Hold off on travel. Impulsiveness causes accidents. Accept more responsibilities. Choose privacy over publicity Cancer (June 22-July 22)-It's getting busy, and your cre ative juices are flowing. Get productive, and don't be afraid to be unorthodox. Price your materials. Include your team. Save time and money. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)-There s another opportunity for in come. Let your conscience be your guide. Avoid big promises. Leave time to play like a child (or with one) Your friends are your inspiration. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) -Make household decisions for the next two days. Clean up a mess, figuratively or literally. Con sult a partner on a decision. Follow a dream to a mysterious des tination. libra (Sept. 23-0ct. 22) -Get a financial deal in writing Learn from friends at a seminar or class. You've got the study ad vantage with your extra ability to focus. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)-The people around you are more respectful. It's a good time to ask for money, It could get spent easily. Keep track. Entering a two-day domestic phase. Express your sentiment artistically. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)Your confidence can make a big difference, like a sense of ease and space. With new freedom comes a new responsibility and satisfaction. Enjoy the growth, and keep expanding. 22-Jan. 19)-Renew yourself through private examination, perhaps in the shape of an artistic project. Don't worry about the money. Conserve resources out of habit. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) -See h9w you can use your connections to generate new income. You'd rather play than work now, but what if you could do both? Choose romance. And fun. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) -Your community participa tion and creative mind for problem-solving makes you quite at tractive. Listen to someone who loves you. It's guaranteed to be better than internal radio. BOLD AND TilE BEAUTIFUL-Rick and Thomas compete for Caroline's attention poolside; Liam becomes concerned about Hope's erratic behavior and mood swings; Amber amps up her pursuit of Rick. Hope's prescription drug use puts her life in jeop ardy; Steffy and Stephanie share good news with each other; Amber raises Dayzee's suspicions; Rick captivates Caroline with his charm and flattery. Amber convinces Hope to confide in her; Liam opens up to Steffy after he and Hope have an argument; Hope makes a startling confession to Liam. DAYS OF OUR LIVES-John and Hope pretend they are still hypnotized; Kate betrays Stefano; Lucas confronts EJ about mov ing in next door to Sami; Rafe and Nicole's friendship grows; Brady and Madison agree to collaborate on a project. John and Hope open the Anastasia egg and discover a golden coin inside; Kate tells Ian she's made a horrible mistake; EJ and Sami make a deal to keep things platonic; Will comes out to Sonny. Sami and EJ have a warm family moment; John and Hope are stopped at the departure gate; a dramatic confrontation occurs among EJ, Sami, Rafe and Nicole ; Chad and Melanie take their relationship to the next level. GENERAL HOSPITAL -Sonny sees Carly and Johnny; Ewen gives Kate his opinion; Sam makes an agonizing decision. Sonny and Kate get close; Spinelli and Matt work together; Heather picks up where she left off. Kate may support Sonny dur ing the trial; Elizabeth has plans; Sam gets evasive with Jason. YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS -Adam struggles to save Chelsea and her baby, while Jack reveals his true feelings about Genevieve. Billy and Victoria fear they will lose Chelsea's baby, while Jack faces Genevieve's anger. Devon's family gathers to learn if his surgery was successful, while Billy and Victoria cele brate the arrival of their baby. -Ulysses Horn, National President of the Floridian Club was joined by Rubin E. Padgett and Ruth Saft'ore at their annual event. Posing for the "Around the Town" photographer after a graduation ceremony were: Mattie Smalls, Rhonda Smalls, Lavera Smalls and Debra Smalls. The 'Around the Town' photogragber captured this photo from the RandolphWhaley wedding ceremony. In attendace at the event were: Effie Garfin. Mr. and Mrs. George Whaley. Mr. and Mrs. WJibur Randolph and Vera Wilson. College Hill Neighborhood Watch held a coinmunity forum and THA Residents Patrol attended the event. Members were: Florence Bess, Shirley Wllldns, Gloria Hamilton, Tonya Branch, Vera Desir, Claretha Johnson and Tatesha Carpenter. ;g r-..... i m Cll


KRYSTIE I would like to say hello to my parents, Patti and Eddie Watson. Our Milita!] Men & Women LL. Fonner Bav Area Residents complete Basic Air Force Training c en w :::;) i!t w > w c w J: (/) :::l m :::;) D.. z i= w ...J ...J :::;) m ...J w z w en C a: 0 ...J LL. Four former Tampa Bay area residents recently completed training and graduated. Airmen Cameron N. Gerlich, Richard A. Hill, Seth P. McKinney, and Jonathan M. Morrison all participated in graduation ceremonies at Lackland Air Force Base, in San Antonio, Texas. The Airmen completed an intensive eight-week training pro gram that included military discipline and studies Air Force core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. They also earned four credits toward an Associate in Applied Science Degree through the Air Force Community College. Airman 1st Class Gerlich is the son of Mark and Kimberly Gerlich, of Temple Terrace He graduated from Durant High School in 2007. Airman Hill is the son of Robert and Cathy Hill, of Tampa. He graduated from Alonso High School in 2009. Airman McKinney graduated Tampa Bay Christian Academy in 2010. He is the son of Deborah Smith, of Tampa, and Patrick McKinney, of Fort Valley, GA Airman Morrison is a 2011 graduate of J. W. Mitchell High School, in New Port Richey. He is the son of Kevin Morrison, of Tampa, and Rochelle Thomas, of New Port Richey. Hotnelnap1atlon DEMETRIUS .JENKINS ....... ct.nt DIRECT: (813) 824 8540 FAX: (813) 247-fS828 opdan.,.rinoOaol.oom State News -Governor Signs Bill Protecting Pregnantlnllates TALLAHASSEE Legis lation sponsored by State Senator Arthenia Joyner (DTampa) and State Representative Betty Reed (DTampa) banning the use of shackles on female in mates who are pregnant, in labor, or in recovery, has been approved by 'Florida's Governor. Passed unanimously by the Senate and in the House of Representatives by a vote 'of 114-1, the "Healthy Preg nancies for Incarcerated Women Act" (Senate Bill 524) adds Florida to the growing list of states that have enacted similar bans. Shackling of women during labor is already restricted by the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the U.S. Marshal's Service. "Restraints on women during delivery pose a seri ous medical threat to both mother and baby. While I un derstand the need for secu rity, I am overjoyed that the law will now clearly provide for humane treatment during ARTHENIAJOYNER State Senator this very special time when a mother gives birth," Senator Joyner said. Representative Reed stated, "It has taken two years of hard work and perSe verance to get this policy adopted. I am very pleased to finally get this law protecting mothers and babies in the statutes. Women can now feel safer while giving birth no matter their circum stances. It is time we treat all pregnant women in society with greater respect and huBETIYREED State Representative mility." Under the Joyner/Reed measure, shackling of preg nant women during labor and immediately following birth, will be restricted in both state and local facilities. Exceptions to the ban would be allowed under extraordi nary circumstances. Those circumstances would have to be docu mented in writing by the cor rections official within 10 days of authorizing the use of restraints. FAMU Puts In New Rules In Wake 01 Hazing Death The death of a 26-year old Florida A & M University Marching 100 drum major has resulted in new rules being instituted. The young man s death has been ruled a homicide after a hazing inci dent According to police, Robert Champion was the victim of hazing that took place in Orlando following the Florida Classic between FAMU and Bethune-Cook man University. Champion became un responsive while on the bus after complaining of illness and vomiting. An Anti-Hazing Task Force was created to investi gate hazing complains on the campus have made several recommendations. The new rule will require anyone on the campus with knowledge of hazing to report it within ROBERT CHAMPION .. Died in November 2011 24 hours. This includes stu dents, visitors, teachers, fac ulty members, vendors, and any others with business at the school. It will take effect later this year, but will not be retroac tive. Those doing business with the school who do not comply can face a loss of con tracts. Students and employees can face such sanctions as being termination or expul sion. James Ammons, presi dent of FAMU, said the change is one of many ex pected in the future. Since Champion's death; the Marching 100 was suspended It is unclear if the suspension will be lifted in time for the upcoming foot ball season. Although others who were victims of hazing have been hospitalized Champion's death is the first attributed to hazing by a medical examiner. Weeks before Champion was hazed, band member Bria Hunter was allegedly hazed. She reportedly suf fered a broken leg and blood clots and was hospitalized. Three band members were arrested and charged in con nection with that offense. Website


Local citv council School Board Wants Comminaa Approves oomesuc To Studv 'Pav To Plav' Proposal Pannership BY LEON B. CREWS have no interest in sports like knowns at the end of the day. Registrv Sentinel staffWriter Lacrosse. We would like the committee g Children in urban schools to get back to us in two months N In an effort to provide pro tection for couples who are not married but share a partner ship, the Tampa City Council passed a new ordinance. The proposal was submitted by Councilwoman Yvonne Capin, and was approved by unanimous vote Known as the Domestic Partnership Registry it is one of the first of its kind in the bay area The Registry allows both ga y and straight partners the ri ght to m a k e basic d ecisions. It a llows p a rtners to be notified as emergenc y contacts for police ; access to hospitals, to children to make life and death deci sions and burial decisions. Couples will be able to sign up for the Registry beginning in July It will also be available on line so that the information is readil y available in the event of an emergency. The ordinance applies only to residents within the City of Tampa. USFFaked Research Data To Get Grant, SuitSavs TAMPA A former Uni versity of South Florida doctoral can didate, Darren Rubin, USF PRESIDENT has filed a JUDY GENSHAFr false claims suit in federal court against USF, accusing College of Medi cine researchers of falsifying sci entific data to win federal and state research grants. But the case suffered a set back Wednesday when the fed eral government decided not to intervene. The case, listing the U. S. Government and Florida as plaintiffs along with Rubin, was filed in 2008, but all docu ments were sealed. U. S. District Judge Elizabeth Kovachevich unsealed the com plaint Wednesday, along with the federal government's inter vention decision. Rubin's claim revolves around experiments concerning gene responses to estrogen. The results were used in two suc cessful grant applications in 2004, one to the National Insti tutes of Health for $1.25 million, another to the Florida Depart ment of Health for $970,000. Rubin's complaint says a USF laboratory worker found two research notebooks docu menting the estrogen experi ments. But one was different from the other, the complaint said, showing the researcher used a non-estrogen substance in the experiments but falsely labeled it as estrogen to support the grant applications. Last Tuesday, the Hillsbor ough County School District Board held a workshop to dis cuss the Pay To Play pro posal. The proposal was brought to light by a group of parents who wanted tlle school district to adopt a girl's Lacrosse team as a part of its sports program School Board member Ms. Doretha Edgecomb, said during their workshop, they listened to information provided them b y Lanness Robinson, Director of High School Sports DORETHA EDGECOMB School Board Member "We dec i ded to put to gether a com mittee to get more information and e x amine the possibility of adopting thi s program in Hillsborough County. don't know what Lacrosse is, with more information. and the cost factor probably Ms. Edgecomb said right would be more than their famnow Lacrosse is the onl y new ilies could handle. It will also sport being proposed come down to the more expe" However, once you start rienced lacrosse teams comhis, others will want to come peting against the ones just in, and that' s a point of constarting up. cern. I've heard about rugb y Once it comes to the comand bowling as point s of interpetitive issue, there would be est some, but only a small group." The cost factor and equity Ms. Edgecomb said they are our main points of con would be willing to take a pilot cerns. We want our kids to approach to the proposal ha v e this kind of exposure but It s going to be expens ive, it has to be fair for all and cos t and we don t ha v e the funds effec ti ve." for it Ms Edgecomb sa id the y There are other factors as need to take a long look at how well, like some schools ma y much mone y the y are curnot have the field to play rently putting into high school Lacrosse and there would be sports programs, and whether "Lanness talked to us about the history of pay to pla y in other areas but at this point we know that only 8 high schools have expressed interest. Ms. Edgecomb said eq uity when it comes to gender was one issued they discussed and the fact that urban schools scheduling and equipment isor not the y will be able to take ., sues. There are still a lot of unon Lacrosse. 0 HELP US SERVE YOU BETTER: REPORT A MALFUNCTIONING STREETLIGHT. At Tampa Electric, we're working with our customers and the community to help ensure malfunctioning lights are working again as quickly as possible. H you see a malfunctioning streeUight, alerting us is easy: Write down the light 10 tag number on the light pole, or write down the nearest street address or intersection to the light. 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0 .,.. ...J a: a.. c( c (J) w ;::) 1Anornev Chosen To Serve On Economic Prosperitv Stakeholders Comminee BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Recently, Hillsborough County Commissioner AI Higginbotham selected Tampa Attorney Kimberly J. Madison to serve on the Economic Prosperity Stakeholders Committee. The board is composed of 21 members. Attorney Madison said of the selection, "As a 20-plus year Hillsborough resident, I am honored and excited about my appointment to the Stakeholders Committee. I look forward to working with fellow committee members to improve our Land Development Code to permit greater efficiency and c increased economic prosperi ii: ty for our residents and busiLL nesses. C Attorney Madison attended the University of Florida, where she earned her 0 Bachelor s Degree and Juris (J) Doctorate Degree. She currently works with 1the' Adams and Reese LLP Law Firm, where Attorney w > w c w :::r:: (J) ::::i m ;::) a.. ATI'ORNEYKIMBERLY J. MADISON Madison is the first recipient of the Adams and Reese HUGs Volunteer of the Year Award. She has represented several clients before local munici palities and with governmen tal contracts and the procurement process. Attorney Madison has also served as the County appointee to the Human Relations Board. "Kim is a bright young leader in the Tampa Bay busi ness community. Her passion for improving the business environment in Hillsborough County and building consensus with the citizens will improve the overall success of the Stakeholders Committee," Commissioner Higginbotham said. Commissioner Sandra Murman is the Chairperson of the Economic Prosperity Stakeholders Committee and Commissioner Les Miller, Jr., is the Vice Chairman of the 21-member Committee. The other 19 members will be chosen in the following manner: Each Commissioner will select a representative from his or her district, 7 members will be chosen from organizations in the commu nity, and 5 will be chosen to represent the African American, Hispanic, MBE/SBE program, contrac tors, and Land Use lawyers. T}:le Economic Prosperity Stakeholders Committee will make recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners on improvements to the Land Development Code, among other responsibilities. z i= w ...J ...J ;::) Students For VPK 4-8th Grade m ...J w z i= z w (J) c( c a: 0 ...J LL SPCCSon.s: A Catholic/Christian Environment A Comprehensive Curriculum Including Art, Technology, and P. E. Small Claaerooms and Low Student to Teacher Ratio (1 teacher to 12 students). Interns who .. rve as tutors from Local Unlvereltlea Located acron the street from the Caplteno Boys & Girls Club for after school care Step Up for Students Scholarships for those who qualifY. (See chart below). For more information please visit our website: http://stpeterclavercatholicschool.org/ or call the school at (813) 224-0865 Tampa Native Talks About Stand Your Ground law DANIEL SHELTON .. Talks About Stand Your Ground Law BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor On Tuesday, a Grand Jury will listen to the facts in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. Based on that information, they will decide if George Zimmerman should stand trial for Martin's death On February 26th, in Sanford, Zimmerman, a Neighborhood Watch volunteer, shot and killed the teenager. Zimmerman claimed that the shooting was in self-defense and police attributed the death to the "Stand Your Ground" law. Daniel Shelton is a Tampa native who now resides in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Shelton contacted the Sentinel to say why the controversial law is not a defense in this case "Some are under the impression that Zimmerman should be protected under the law. But, the law is very clear. Zimmerman is not a police officer and he did not have the authority to approach Trayvon Martin. "In fact, if the law applies to anyone, it should be to Trayvon. He had more of a right that Zimmerman. After Zimmerman called 9-1-1, he was told not to pursue him, but he did. "If I approach you, and you perceive me as a threat, and I kill you, I can use the TRAYVON MARTIN ... Shot and killed on February26 law because you approached me. Trayvon was the victim because he was being pursued." Shelton further stated that the law should be inclu sive and everyone should be afforded the same rights under it. At the time of his death, Martin was carrying a package of Skittles and a can of Arizona Tea. He was wearing a hoodie and cov ered his head when it began to rain. Zimmerman made two 9-1-1 calls before shooting the unarmed teenager. On both occasions, he was told to stay in his vehicle and not to pursue him. He was also told that police were en route to the gated community. Since the death of the teenager, hundreds of protests have taken place throughout the country and in England. Martin's parents, Tracy Martin and Ms. Sybrina Fulton, have acquired more than 2 million signatures demanding justice for their son In response to public outrage, several independent investigations are underway. has resulted in the federal government launching investigations into the shooting. Citizens and elected officials are also calling on Governor Rick Scott to revisit the Stand Your Ground law. ommun1 Speaking for Itself''


c Man Accused 01 Killing Two Onicers To Undergo Competencv Evaluation On Monday, a Hillsbor ough County judge appointed experts two conduct an evalu ation of a man accused of killing five people, two of which were Tampa Police offi cers. The first murder trial is planned for this summer. Judge William Fuente appointed a committee of ex perts to evaluate Dontae Morris, 26, to determine if he is mentally competent to stand trial. Two experts were ordered to evaluate Morris and submit their reports on May 18th. Morris' first murder trial is scheduled July. He is ac cused of shooting 41-year-old s Rodney Jones who was shot and killed during an at tempted robbery outside of the Cotton Club, 2405 W. Albany St., during the early morning hours of May 31, 2010. Morris was charged with the murder in January 2011. According to police, two men approached Jones out side the club and demanded Morris is alleged to have been the gunman who Jones and fled the scene. Po lice has never iden tified the second sus pect. In addi tion to Jones, Morris is accused of killing DONfAE MORRIS To undergo competency evaluation Derek Anderson, 21, on May 18, 2010; Harold Wright, 25, on June 8, 2010; Officer David Curtis and Officer JeffKocab on June 29,2010. Morris was also charged with 2 counts of being a felon in possession of a firearm. He is being held without bond at the Hillsborough County Jail. Police said ballistics test conducted by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement determined that the same handgun was used to kill all three of the victims. Trial Date Set For Woman linked To Accused Cop Killer A federal judge said last week that a woman linked to a double homicide will stand trial in June. The trial comes about after an Appellate Court overturned a previous dis missal in the case. Ms. Courtnee Brantley, 24, is facing one count of con cealing a person from arrest, which is a federal charge. She was arrested on July 2, 2010, shortly after Dontae Morris, 26, surrendered to police. Morris was charged with two counts of first-degree murder in connection with the deaths of Tampa Police Officer Jeff Kocab and Officer David Curtis, both 31 years old at the time of their deaths. During the early morning hours of June 29, 2010, Officer David Curtis discovered that the license plate on the vehicle Ms. Brantley was driving was not visible. He ob served the vehicle at the cor ner of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd., and N. 50th Street. When Ms. Brantley stopped the vehicle at the in tersection ofN. 50th Street and E. 23rd Avenue, Officer Jeff Kocab responded as a backup unit. The officers discovered ac tive warrants for Morris for worthless checks and attempted to arrest him. At that point, Morris is alleged to have pulled a handgun and shot both officers. He fled the scene on foot and M s CORTNEE BRANTLEY ... Trial to begin in June Brantley left in her vehicle. She was located and ques tioned for several hours dur ing the week it took for Morris to surrender, but was released : After her arrest, Tampa Attorney Grady Irvin, Jr., represented her on the charge. During a hearing, U.S. Dis trict Judge James Moody dismissed the charged against Ms. Brantley. However, the Appellate Court overturned the dis..: missal. Federal prosecutors are alleging that Ms. Brantley had knowledge that Morris was a convicted felon and failed to tell authorities that he was armed. Ms. Brantley is being represented by a federal pub lic defender. Communitv Based Child Weltare Senices Forum Planned BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Eckerd Youth Alterna tives (EYA) will host its Com munity-Based Child Welfare Forum at the Shekinah Glory Church of God in Christ, Thursday, April 12, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. The church is located at 1301 South 78th Street. Pastor A. D. Shaw is the host pastor. Mrs. Lorita Shirley, Executive Director of EYA said, "This forum is targeting families residing in the 33619 removal zip code, which is olie of the highest in Hills borough County. Please don't miss a chance to have your voice heard as your feedback is both welcomed and needed! We believe this up coming forum will be the largest one yet." This is the third of several planned community-based Child Welfare and Foster Care Community Forums. EYA will begin taking over services previously of fered by HKI, Inc. The organMS. LORITA SHIRLEY Executive Director of Eck erd Youth Alternatives ization is currently in a transition period and will take complete the transition on July 151 Mrs. Shirley will be on hand to discuss the transi tion of child welfare services from one agency to the other. She will also discuss how the transition will affect parents or legal guardians whose children are in the system. She is encouraging those families to come out and share their concerns about how to improve the services p offered. N Mrs. Shirley stated that the first meetings are going N to take place in the zip codes with the highest number of children removed from homes. She feels that in order to address the prob lem, the agency must not only be connected to the community, but it must also accept feedback from the res idents on how to remove ob stacles for improved performance. "In Hillsborough County, we have over 1,945 children placed in out-of-home care with 925 placed in a licensed foster care setting. Our goal is to change this reality and provide each of those youth with a second chance at suc cess, which starts with con necting them with family members when it is safe and appropriate to do so," Mrs. Shirley said. For more information, email hillsboroughcbc@eck erd.org, or visit the web site at www.Eckerd.org/Hillsbormigh.


Local 0 .,... ...1 a: L c( >"' ic( c UJ w :::) 1c a: LL c z c( c UJ w :::) 1> a: w > w c w l: UJ :::i m :::) L z t= w ...1 ...1 :::) m ...1 w z t= z w UJ c( c a: 0 ...1 LL 0 .,... w Hundreds Anand Concert Featuring Gospel Artist William McDowell An estimated 1,300 concert-goers were at the Center For Manifestation "Wells Of Worship for World Missions" concert. The concert was on March 25, 2012 and featured William McDowell and God's Chozen. McDowell is known for the popular "I Give Myself Away," which had the crowd on its feet. (Photos by Julia Jackson) Gospel artist, William McDowell touched the hearts of many with his popular song, "I Give Myself Away." The senior pastor of The Center For Manifestation, Dr. Mark Jones and his wife, Lisa Jones enjoyed the concert. Visitors at the concert included Rev. and Mrs. Darrick (Angela) Fullwood of Faith Church. The Great City Of Tampa Will Host The 5th Annual Grand Session Of The Most Worshipful Grand Lodge Of FL, Prince Hall Tradition (PHT /PHO) Free And Accepted Masons, Inc. At A Sheraton Suites Tampa Airport Westshore "'8' 4400 W. Cypress St. *Tampa 33607 April19,20,21,2012 Wednesday, April18, 2012 7 P.M. Services Held At: Covenant M. B. Church 4610 E. Hanna Ave. Keynote Spellker: lliniltw Zebadiah E. llcKinon Of Exciting Central Tampa Baptist Church, Senior Pastor Jeffery Singletary Thursday, April 19, 2012 7 P. M. Keynote Speakar: Rev. Carnell Upshaw, Pator, Covenant M. B. Church 4610 E. Hanna Ave. 5th Annual Banquet Saturday, April 21, 2012 7 P. M. K8tnot8 speaker: Rev. Michael Fnzlw of Ill Zion Ill Church Safety Hlrbor Bro. Lawrence Owens, Sr., Grand Master For More Information: Minnie Allen (813) 215-8648 7:00pm Nlnlhftv OLD CAMP-MEETING REVIVAL Monday, Apt1118thDr. Alex Harper, Sr. Fim Baptist Institutional Church of Lakeland Lakeland, fl. Tueeday, April 17th-Reverend Wille C. a.ne. Macedonia Mieeionary Baptist Church Eatonvile, fl. Wedneeday, April18tb-Reverend Bartholomew Banke St. John Progreeelve Miaaionary Baptist Church Tampa, fl. Thursday, April 19th-Reverend Gary McNealy Greater Friendship Mieeionary BaptiR Church Clewiston, fl. Friday, April 20thReverend Rayford Harper Fim 8aptiet Church of We.t Tampa Tampa, fl. "Come Get a MW, Come Get REVJVEDI "Apn he said unto me, Prophesy a.pon these bones, and say unto them, 0 ye c:ty bones, hear the WOld of the LORD. Ezekiel 37:4 Prophetess Michelle Guess, Evangelist LaConga Williams and Pastor Rodney Norton attended the concert. Young gospel artists, Zachary McKay, II, Christina Williams and Cepeda McKay, II of No limits were at the concert. Gospel program promoter, David Bell was also in attendance. concert.


Expectations For A loser I remember years ago when I was in school, everyone showed up for class. Thugs, nerds, punk rockers, cool kids, you name it. We all made it before the first bell rang. Don't get me wrong, we had our designated "skip days." But for the most part, we knew how far to go before we put our chances to graduate into jeopardy. To us, wearing the cap and gown, walking across the stage and taking a picture with our diploma's meant something. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to be like that anymore. Today, it seems as though a number of young people don't recognize the value and benefits that come with finishing school. They would much rather beat the block and drive their parents crazy while making false promises to obtain their G.E.D. at some later point. Apparently, a lot of these adolescent geniuses feel like they've got it all figured out. And since it seems that no one can tell them anything different, I've decided to try to help them along by giving them the top 8 things they can expect to experience as they navigate the path of adulthood ill-equipped. 8.) Dead End JobsSo school was too lame huh? Well that's good news for the rest of society. The world can always use more people to dig ditches, clean port-a-potties and follow behind horses in parades. 7.) Unwanted pregnancies With all the extra time on your hands, you'll probably be spending countless hours with your dropout boyfriend or girlfriend. Since you won't be able to afford to keep buying condoms and walking to the clinic can Call Today For Spnng Spec1als Micros Senegalise Kinky Twist Cornrows Interlocks Sew -Ins All Types of Braids We Accept Credit Cards Address: 10020 N 30th St. *Tampa, Fl33612 rAt A,._llia Pla.za-Behind Busch Gardens a drag, it won't be long before baby dropout enters the picture. But there's a bright side. Since this should happen around your 18 birthday, you11 have the chance to be one of those cool, young grandparents when your child has kids at an early age also. 6.) Bad Credit-In the midst of going from job to job, you11 still try to fake the appearance of success by living well beyond your means. It won't take long before your poor spending habits catch up with you. A history of bounced checks and unpaid credit card balances make you a dream customer to buy here/ pay here car dealerships every where. 5.) Low Income Housing This may be where you end up after your dropout boyfriend disappears. Since you don't make enough money to support yourself and your child alone, the government will gladly throw you into a Section 8 housing complex with hun dreds of other young women in the same predicament. If misery loves company, you'll have no shortage of house guests. 4.) Street Life-By now you will realize that your lack of skills makes you almost unemployable. You begin to spend more and more time hustling to survive. This, of course, leads you to operate on the wrong side of the law. Inevitably, you end up head ing straight to the next stop on this list .... 3.) PrisonI don't know the exact numbers, but I'll estimate that well over So% of any prison population never graduated high school. That doesn't mean that all drop outs will end up behind a wall. But, I will say that the life you're forced to live without an education could make you my next cellmate. 2.)Bring Your Own Bottle Now that you have the label "convicted felon" to go along with your dropout status, you've just about reached rock bottom. Time for a beer I guess. But you can't go to one of those hip jazz spots. One of your old classmates who actually did something with their lives may see you. To avoid that uncomfortable encounter, you might want to head to the neighborhood hole-in-the-wall. You know the place where big momma used to go to pick up your drunken uncle? .FLSENTINEL.COM www.facebook.com/flsentinel www.twitter.com/flsentinelb. m en Not only will this allow you c to be around other failures like yourself, but you'll be ,.. able to carry on the family ., tradition. 1.) Welcome to LoservilleThe road you're on eventuo ally stops here. You'll wake up one day a fifty-something-year-old man or woman wondering where the time went. You will have spent the previous 34 years struggling to get by just because you didn't take the importance of education seriously. You are broke, alone, bitter and can't believe how it all happened. You hate everyone and everything, but most of your hate is reserved for yourself because you created your own situation. It may seem far-fetched now, but the more you think that it can't happen to you, that's when it does. Stay in ., school. 6 Anyone wanting to contact Clarence Barr cari reach him at: Clarence Barr, ll, 43110-018; Bennettsville F.C.I.; P. 0. Box 52020; Bennettsville, SC 29512. Reality On Ice is by the Florida Sentinel Bulletin Publishing Company. C811Today For Monthly Specials 813-1921 Advertising Dept :u 6 ,.. en m z m r-m c: r r-!!I z ., c: m r-c;; ::t m c m < m -f c: m en c ,.. z c ., :!! c


:; Hundreds 01 liUh School Students Take Pan In March a: a. <( -, c BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor f3 On Monda y afternoon more than :::l 500 students walked out of three ...,. Hillsborough County high schools. At noon with their leaders in the front, the students walked out of the school holding hands and carrying banners. Zimmerman is claiming self defense in the case. I had to challenge them and let them know that this is for Trayvon. But, once it is over for him, then it's t ime for them to turn their attention to our own communities. We have to learn how to treat each other better and stop the violence that has taken place recent months, Young said. student and one of the organizers. We walked for a couple of miles b _ecause we want justice for Trayvon," she said. The students were demonstrating their support for Trayvon Martin. The march was an orga n ized event with the knowledge and support of the school. Principal Young said they had a and the students raised about $2oo before the march. The students were aware that Special Prosecutor Angela Corey announced that the Grand Jury hear ing scheduled for Tuesday, April 10, will not take place. The Grand Jury would have listened to the facts and determined if George As LaYondra Lewis, a senior at Middleton spoke, you could hear the chants in the background. "No jus tice, no peace. We want justice for Trayvon," she said. Zj.mmerman, 28 who admitted to shooting and killing the 17-year-old would be bound over for trial. He further stated that between 350 and 400 Middleton High School stu dents took part in the event. Aerial Bellamy is a 1oth grade In addition to Middleton High School, students at Hillsborough High School and King High School held demonstrations and protests marches as well. Assistant Harl.am MUSIUnl:CUrltor In Tampa:Thursdav .. .Assistant Curator, Studio Museum, Harlem Lauren Haynes, assis :::l tant curator at the a. Museum in Harlem, will be in Tampa on Thursday, tij April12 2012, at the Tampa ::j Museum of Art for a lecture :::l The lecture is one hour, Dl 6 : 30 p. m. 7:3o p. m. uj Friends of the Museum Z in v ited Haynes, organizer i= z of The Bearden Project, an ongoing exhibit i on of con <( temporary artists responses C to the legacy and impact of Romare Bearden's art ..J work U.. T he topic for discussion is Living Legacy: Romare Bearden and Contemporary Artists. The Romare Bearden: Southern Recollections will be at the Tampa Museum of Art through May 6, 2012. On Sunday, April 29, 2012, 2_.3 p. m., Russell Goings and Dr. Cheryl Rodriguez will be in conversation to talk abo_ut Romare Bearden. The conversation will be Recollections from a Friend: A Conversation with Russell Qoings and Dr. Cheryl Rodriguez. Goings is .an author, poet, co-founder of the Studio Museum in Harlem, cofounder of Essence mag a zine, former professional football player and dear friend of Bearden. Dr. Rodriguez is chair of the department of Africana Studies and director for the Institute on Black Life and Center for Africa and the Diaspora at the University of South Florida. These events are open to the public and there is a small fee for non-members Middleton-Ciass Meed--I:Pianned The Middleton High Sch,.OC)l Class of 195'8 will have a called meeting on at s : -3o p.ll). 'J'he meeting will take place at the Tampa Police E>epartment Pistrjct 3 Office, 3808 N. 22nd Stree t ,. ;/'. -. Former Commissioner Denied Request To R emain Free Pending His Appeal A federal judge has rejected the request of former Hillsborough County Commissioner, Kevin White, to remain free pending his appeal on bribery and corruption charges. District Judge James Whittemore said White is not entitled to be released on bond pending appeal, because he has not present ed a substantial question of law that is likely to result in success on appeal. White was convicted in November 2011 on' seven KEVIN WHITE charges that included wire fraud, bribery and lying to the FBI. Prosecutors said White accepted at least $6,ooo in bribes from an undercover FBI agent posing as a businessman seeking White's influence on the Public Transportation Commission. Last month, White was sentenced to three years in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release White, 47, will remain free until the U .S. Bureau of Prisons gives him a date to surrender. Bav Citv Lodge And Temple Host Oratorical Contest From left to right: Mike King, Patricia Pitt, Local Directress; first place winner, Courtnee Davis; contest winner, Gary Medifield, Elizabeth Belton and Elgin Franklin. The Bay City Lodge and Temple held its local orator ical contest on March 18, 2012 at the Elks Lodge. The theme was "Keeping the Lamp of Learning Burning." The master of ceremony for the afternoon program was Johnnie Campbell. The invocation wa!1 by Oliver Mayo; welcome, Mike King; objective and purpose, Issac Anderson; and rules and regulations by Minnie Sullivan. The essay topic was "Is Racism Dead In America." Mazola Cowen introduced the judges, Rosalie Brown introduced the students and parents; and Mike King and Patricia Pitt presented awards. Closing remarks were made by officials of the Lodge and Temple. Nathan Hayes is the State Director of Education. Elizabeth Belton is the Daughter Ruler and Elgin Franklin is the Exalted Ruler. The local winner will move on to the District competition this month; State competition in May; Regional in June (Clearwater), and the National competition, July 31-August 5, 2012 in Houston. (Photos by Julia Jackson)


____________________________ Pres. obama Signs small President Obama Hosts 2012 Legislation Easter Egg Roll It The White House Obama signed bipartisan jobs l egis lation Thursday that will help small businesses and make it easier for startups to rai se capital, saying it could be a "game-changer" for entrepreneurs dreaming of founding the next Microsoft or Face book. He said the in itiati ves in the bill paralleled many of the provisions that he sought last fall in his jobs agenda to encourage small-b u siness growth Republicans, who promoted the pro-small business ideas in the House, joined Pres. Obama at the signing cere mony, including House Major ity Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va. Sen. Scott Brown, R-President Barack Obama signs the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, Thursday, Aprils, 2012, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington. Mass., whose seat has been tar geted by Democrats, also looked on as Pres. Obama signed the bill into law. Iowa Republican Senator Calls President Obama 'Stupid' On Twiner Republican Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa took criticism of President Barack Obama's recent Supreme Court remarks to a new extreme recently, calling him stupid" in a tweet. Pres. Obama has said he is confident the Court won t over turn his signature health care reform legislation. In a tweet sent Saturday morning, Grassley said he wasn't "outraged" by the president's statement because he SEN. CHARLES GRASSLEY believes the American people "r not stupid as this x prof of con l aw." Militarv Recommends Dismissal For Marine Who Mocked Pres. Obama CAMP PENDLETON Calif. A military board has recom m ended dismissal for a Marine sergean t who criticized Presi dent Barack Obama on his Facebook pag e, including al l eged ly putting the president's face on a "Jackass" movie poster. The Marine Corps adminis trative board said after a day long hearing late Thursday at Camp Pendleton that Sgt. Gary Stein has committed misconduct and s hould be dis missed. The board also recommended that Stein be given an other-than-honorable dis charge That would mean Stein would lose his benefits and would not be allowed on any military base. The board's recommendaGARY STEIN tions go to a general who will either accept or deny them. If the general disagrees with the board, the case could go to the secretary of the Navy. Stein's,lawyers argued that the 9-year Marine, whose serv ice was to end in four months, was expressing his personal views and exercising his First Amendment rights. WASHINGTON Presi dent Obama and his wife Michelle have kicked off a sun-splashed Easter Egg Roll at the White House, with thousands of kids and their parents thronging the South Lawn. The president says his fam ily 's thrilled to have so many guests on a sunny Easter Mon d ay. Appearing with him and daughters Malia and Sasha under the South Portico, Mrs. Obama said she hoped all the visitors had comfortable shoes on. The annual event, wh iGh dates back to 1878 when Rutherford B. Hayes was president, features traditional egg-rolling races-as well as obstacle courses, book-read ings, musical performances u. s. Economv Adds 1201 Jobs, Jobless Rate At8.2 Pet WASHINGTON The Labor Department says the economy added 120,000 jobs in March, down from more than 200,000 in each of the previous three months. The unemployment rate fell to 8.2 percent the lowest since January 2009. The rate dropped because fewer people searched for jobs. The official unemployment tally only includes those seeking work. The economy has added 858,ooo jobs since December the best four months of hiring in two years. Five Men Charged With Kidnapping And Murder Of Two women DETROIT Five men have been charged in the abduction and slayings of two Michigan women who were kidnapped and stuffed in a car trunk at gunpoint a prosecutor sa id Sat urday. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy announced the charges during a morning news conference The men are being charged in the deaths offriends and room mates Abreeya Brown, 18, and Ashley Conaway, 22, who were abducted on Feb. 28. Their bodi es were discovered March 25 in shallow graves in a wooded area on Detroit's west side ; not far from their home in Hamtramck. The women had been bound and shot in the head. Brandon Cain, 26, Miguel Rodriguez, 24, Reginald Brown, 24, Jeremy Brown, 19, and Brian Lee, 25, all of Detroit, are charged with two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of felony murder, two counts of torture and two counts of unlawful imprison ment. The First Family greet the Easter Bunny and guests at the White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House on April9, 2012 in Washington, DC. and sports from basketball to tennis. Alleged Mega Millions r Winner savs She lost Ticket c )> (/) m z ::::! z m r IJJ c: r r m ::::! z "tt c: DJ c (/) :::t: m Attorney Edward Smith, left, speaks to media with his MirC Iande Wilson seated in center, at a news conference held at h1s office m in Baltimore: Wednesday, April4, 2012. The attorney for Wilson, < who claims she owns Maryland's winning Mega Millions ticket, asked m the media to leave his client alone. She said little, only confirming that she is originally from Haiti. -4 BALTIMORE -A woman who has claimed to h ave Maryland's winning Mega Millions ticket now says she has lost it. Mirlande Wilson of Balti more said she WQuld claim the jackpot if she finds the ticket. Wilson had previously said she hid the ticket at the Mc Donald's where she works. One of three winning tickets c: m (/) c )> z c for the record-breaking $656 million prize was sold at a ? Eleven in Milford Mill. The others were sold in Kansas and "T1 ::c Illinois. 0 Father Dies Shielding 8-Year-Oid Son From Gunshots Inglewood, Calif. -A 28-year-old father died this week protecting his 8-year-old son from gunfire. Along with a friend, the father and son were cleaning up the family's garage Tuesday night when two men walked up to them and began firing. The father, Fredrick Martin, used his body as a shield to protect his son from the bul lets, but Martin was struck in the abdomen and upper torso. A bullet grazed his son, Tre's leg, but he was unharmed. Martin, or 'Freddy Mac,' as he's known to his friends and family, later died at the hospital. He's not gang affiliated, never has been. He graduated Fredrick Martin (left) holds his son, Tre (right). from Texas Southern Univer sity," Martin's grandmother, Darley Tankey said. Joey Hickman, Martin's best friend and godfather to his son, was shot in the ankle. Hickman had his back turned C) to the gunmen when they first m approached the garage


rtS .... --. ------.. -. -. --------. -. ... -.. .. .. ... ... -.... --. -. -... --. Sapp Files For Pres. obama Tiger Ends Masters BanllruPicv In Florida With 2-0Ver 14 WARRENSAPP FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -Former NFL star Warren Sapp owes more than $6.7 million to creditors and back child-support and alimony, according to a Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing in South Florida. The court documents were filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Fort Lauderdale on > March30. icC Sapp's average monthly income is $115,881, according u.. to the filings, and includes c $45,000 for a final contract Z payment with Showtime, $48,000 for an appearance icC with CCA Sports and $18,675 as an advance for a book deal. w His contract with the NFL ::> Network ends in August, the filings show, and it was unknown if the contract will be renewed. Sapp, a former defensive tackle for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Oakland Raiders during his 13-year NFL career, was also once a contestant on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars." REPORT: SAPP 'UKELY' OUf AT NFL NE1WORK When former NFL defen sive tackle Warren Sapp recently declared bankruptcy, he listed his -income at $45,000 per month from NFL Network on a contract that expires in August 2012. Sapp said in the paperwork he's not sure if the contract will be extended. According to Greg Bedard of the Boston Globe, it probably won't be. Bedard reports, citing two league sources, that Sapp's employment is "likely over," and that Sapp has not been on NFL Network in the two plus weeks since he went on the air and outed former Saints tight end Jeremy Shockey as the player who blew the whistle on the Saints' bounty system in 2011 w > w c w J: en lsiah Thomas Fired Bv FlU After 3 Seasons :J Ill :;) a. z i= w ..J ..J :;) Ill <( C MIAMI Florida ii: International has fired men s g basketball coach lsiah LL Thomas, after the Hall of Fame player went 26-65 in three seasons. Thomas took over at FlU in a surprising move in 2009, one that gave the former New York Knicks coach and president a chance to restore the reputation he tarnished through a series of embar rassments in New York. Under Thomas, FlU never won more than 11 games in a season. Thomas signed a five-year deal with FlU, taking nothing in base salary for his first sea son and agreeing to a deal where he would receive near ly half of any gross revenues from ticket sales, commis sions collected on food and beverage concessions and sponsorships. But FlU never generated the buzz that both it and Thomas envisioned. The Panthers averaged 1,071 fans at home this season, nearly four times that many on the road. AdmlnedTo Augusta PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA WASHINGTON -A White House spokesman says President Barack Obama believes women should be admitted as mem bers to the all-male Augusta National, home of the Masters golf tournament. White House press secre tary Jay Carney says Pres. Obama's "personal opinion is that women should be admitted" to the golf club. One of the longtime sponsors, IBM, ha s a new female CEO, Virginia Rometty. The last four CEOs at IBM, all male have been invited to be members. The chairman of Augusta National this week has said the club will decide for itself whom to allow in its ranks. Police Draw Guns At lome 01 LA. Angel's PI aver TORII HUNTER LOS ANGELESTorii Hunter was visited at his home by police officers with guns drawn after he acci dentally triggered the alarm upon returning from the Los Angeles Angels' final exhibi tion game on Wednesday. Two Newport Beach police officers entered the house in the afternoon and escorted Hunter upstairs with guns drawn so the right fielder could retrieve his identification. The incident began when Hunter triggered the home's alarm. A dispatcher called his wife 's cell phone, but she was in Texas and didn't answer. Hunter struck out in his only at-bat in the Angels' exhibition at Dodger Stadium, then left for his Orange County home. Tiger Woods closed out the 76th Masters Tournament on Sunday by shooting a 2-over-par 74 at sun-drenched Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. He finished with a 72-hole score of s aver 293 and tied for 40th. Bubba Watson and Louis Oosthuizen com pleted regulation play at 10under. Watson won the green jacket with a par on the second hole of sudden death. A four-time winner at Augusta, Woods never got on track with his game, especially on the par ss. He TIGER WOODS made only two birdies in 16 opportunities and played them in a combined 1-under for the week. Bucs RB Blount Can Count On Competition Buccaneers RB LeGarrette Blount seems to be concerned that his days of having a firm hold on the featured-back job in Tampa could be limited. Head coach Greg Schiano wants to see greater competition for reps, including at Blount's position, and that apparent ly isn't sitting well with the third-year back, who signed his exclusive-rights free agent tender Wednesday. Blount told CBS Sports at the NFL s unveiling of its new Nike uniforms this week that he would not be LEGARRETTE BWUNT happy if the Bucs spent the fifth overall pick in this year's draft on the top back available -Alabama' s Trent Richardson. Tebow Draws Big Crowd To Texas Easter Senice GEORGETOWN, Texas -Tim Tebow drew a crowd of about 15,000 to an out door Easter church service Sunday telling the gather ing it s important to be out spoken about faith while admonishing athletes about not being better role mod els. Tebow-devout Christian, backup NFL quarterback and cultural phenomenon-has a flock of admirers drawn as much to his religious leanings as his Reisman Trophy skills. Tebow told them he wel comed the attention on his convictions as well as the TIMTEBOW "Tebowing" prayer pose he often strikes on the field because it puts his faith and prayer in the public conver sation.


Sports lamar ldiiD leaves Dallas Mavericks After Racb, Disappointing Season ...--on to his rights LAMARODOM And so it's come to this: Lamar Odom's time as a member of the Dallas Mavericks ends not with a bang, not with playoff redemption or a long-h oped for moment in the sun after a season shrouded in darkness, but with a whimper of what amounts to a release. An agreement reached Sunday allows the two sides to part company immediate ly, with the long-struggling Odom leaving Dallas for the remainder of the season without the defending NBA champs actually having to release him and thus holding "The Mavericks and I have mutually agreed that it's in the best interest of both par ties for me to step away from the team," Odom said ."I'm sorry that things didn't work out better for both of us but I wish the Mavs' organization, my teammates and Dallas fans nothing but continued success in the defense of their championship. [ ... ] Sources said Monday that departure will be immediate and that the Mavericks intend to simply lis t him as inactive for the rest of the season instead of outright releasing him, leav ing open the possibility that they could still trade him after the season in conjunc tion with the draft. Any team that has Odom on its roster as of June 29 must buy him out by that date for $2-4 million or otherwise accept responsibility for the full $8.2 million that Odom is sched uled to earn in 2012-13 Davis, Griner Win wooden Awards BIU'ITNEY DAVIS GRINER LOS ANGELES Anthony Davis of national champion, Kentucky accepted the John R. Wooden Award on F-riday night, and Brittney Griner of unde feated champion, Baylor won the women's award for the nation's top college basket ball player Davis received 3,350 points in voting by national media-333 more than run ner-up, Thomas Robinson, a junior from Kansas. Senior Draymond Green of Michigan State finished third with 2,825. Serena Dominates, venus Improves At Familv Circle SERENA WIU.JAMS CHARLESTON, S.C. What a week for the Williams sisters. Serena gained a title, Venus found a renewed belief in her game and both showed a calm confidence at the Family Circle Cup. Serena capped a dominant week with a powerful performance in the finals Sunday, defeating Lucie Safarova 6-o, 6-1 to win the championship. It was Serena Williams' 40th career tournament title and her first win on clay since taking this event in 2008. Sister Venus has similar hopes. The 31-year-old star and seven-time grand slam Winner was playing just her second tournament since an autoimmune diseaseSjogren's syndrome-kept her sidelined for more than six months. Venus Williams reached the quarterfinals in her return, showing off some solid tenniS of her own in her first clay-court event in two years. Venus nearly made it to the semifinals, missing out on her first matchup with Serena since 2009 when Samantha Stosur rallied to win. Then Serena got a bit of sisterly revenge; ousting Stosur in dominating 6-1, 6. 1 fashion. CBGIIS 5-Yaar Extension With Ravens I.ARDARIUS WEBB OWINGS MILLS, Md. -Baltimore Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb agreed to terms on a fiveyear extension Thursday that includes a $10 million signing bonus and a $5 mil lion option bonus. Webb, who was already signed for next year, is now locked in for-the next six seasons. Adrian Peterson Pledges$1M School ADRIAN PETERSON Adrian Peterson, the Minnesota Vikings running back, has pledged to donate $1 million to the Oklahoma athletics department. The largest financial gift ever to the athletic department from a former Sooners football player will help support construction of Headington Hall, a student housing facility, and establish the Adrian Peterson Football Scholarship Endowment. STRY VISIT US ONLINE FLSENTINEL.COM FLSENTINELNOW.COM DANIELA Returning by popular demand is Daniela as this week's Beauty Unlimited feature. She's a Cancer, stands 5'9" and her only hobby is dancing. In the future, Daniela wants to continue her education in biology and pre-pharmacy at the University of South Florida. The man in Daniela's life must be tall and handsome, God-fearing, kind, ambitious, and spontaneous. Congratulations to Daniela for now being among the elite who have returned by popular demand as our Beauty Unlimited feature. ., r 0 :!:! c )o en m z :::! z m r a:J c: r r m :::! z ., c: a:J c en ::::1: m c m < m -1 c: m en c )o z c ., :!:! c WAR-REN DAWSON 221-1800 1487 Taua Patt Plaza labl'lska Ava. & scan St. -: .. ::, :.: :;-: .: ... ;.: .. : ... :.E::::-::-: .. :-. .. ::: : : : :::: ..,.. .. :'" : .. ... -: :r: :":: C) m ..... en


.... Vanessa Williams: I Was lick cnn Molested As A Child av A Woman Launclles Web not reveal until now. Health Sarles >! Williams finally reveals details about the sexual abuse m she endured as a child at the :::l hands of another woman. t-Williams was to-years-VANESSA WILLIAMS Singer, actress and former Miss America, Vanessa Williams, harbored a secret that she could old when family friends from California came to visit with their 18-year-old daughter, Susan. Williams viewed Susan as the epitome of cool be cause she smoked and drove a car. One night while Williams was asleep, the teen crept into her bed. Rapper Plies Dodges $10 1111on Dollar CIVIILawsun Q LL. c z c( PLIES Florida rapper Plies and C his July 2006 shooting case f3 in a Gainesville nightclub :::l led to the entertainer facing ta $10-million-dollar civil lawsuit in 2008 from five w > plaintiffs who were in atten-w dance. Plies can now rest easy :E: after a Gainesville civil court UJ ::l m judge threw out the case, after a previous ruling last year that found the rapper and his brother civilly liable for the shooting. The latest ruling means that Plies, born Algernod Lanier Washington, will not have to pay any of the plaintiffs, even though po lice found firearms and other contraband at the scene. "There was absolutely no testimony showing that Plies shot anyone or caused anyone to be shot," the rapper' s attorney said. "And also that none of the people were legally his employees based on the evidence that they produced. ::::) Q. z i= ...J ::::) m ..J w z lillllardashian Addresses Rumored Romance With Kanve west i= z w UJ C 0 ..J LL. KIM KARDASHIAN And KANYE WEST The rumored romance between Kanye West and Kim Kardashian has been a hot topic over the last cou ple days. The "Gold Digger" rapper professed his love for Kardashian in his new song "Therajlu," which was released earlier this week. And the two were pho tographed Wednesday and Thursday in New York City after seeing a movie, and having lunch together. l&J During an interview with Ann on NBC's Today, Kara: dashian commented on the recent.reports that she and West are an item. "I completely respect and understand you have to ask these questions, but I've said it before: Kanye and I have been friends for years," she said, "You never know what the future holds or where my life will take me. So ... I like the song!" The reality star's hesitance to speak candidly about her relationship with West might be because she is still legally married to Kris Humphries. Superstar entertainer Nick Can-non has bounced back from kidney failure and NICK lupus to CANNON launched his new web-based series ".NCredible Health Hustle," in which he chroni cles the steps he's taken to regain his health Posted on his nickcan..: non.com site as NCredible Health Hustle-Episode 1, the four-minute clip opens up with images of Cannon in a hospital bed as he laments over how he ended up there in the first place. Cuba Geodlng Jr. Denies Groping C u b a Gooding Jr. is speaking out against charges that he sexually ha rassed and groped several women in a CUBA New Mexico GOODING JR. bar one month ago. Last March, the Academy Award-winning actor was ac cused of entering a tavern in Albuquerque and letting loose on a number of women in his vicinity. The "Red Tails" actor who recently signed on for the pilot for the FOX legal drama, "Guilty," was said to have gotten grabby with the ladies and aggressive with those trying to capture him in the act on camera. HIIIIIIIU Rill Fir IIRrce FrMn Seal Heidi Klummoved to formally end her mar riage Friday from singer Seal a little over 2 months HEIDI KLUM after they sep-And SEAL arated. The supermodel's divorce filing in a Los Angeles court draws to a close a storybook romance. The couple has four children together, including Klum's daughter from a previous relationship. They had been married for more than six and a half years when they anuounced their separation in January, vow ing to keep their breakup amicable Klum's filing, which she signed Thursday, cites irrec oncilable differences. Tracv Morgan Hits cvclist With lis car Door A deliveryman riding his bi cycle slammed into Tracy Morgan's car door on the Upper East Side in Manhattan. The unidentified cyclist, who wasn't seriously injured, was taken to a local hospital for routine X-rays. Morgan also left the accident unscathed. The collision occurred while he was waiting for his trainer. When the "30 Rock" star de-cided to exit his parked silver Jaguar sedan and opened the door, the delivery man slammed right into it. Mor-TRACY gan claims that MORGAN the cyclist was donned in all black without reflectors or anything that would make him standout in the dark. Oprah And Stedman Have A Romadc Dinner This week Oprah Wtn. frey and her boyfriend of 25years Stedman Graham, were in NYC making appearances promoting their re spective projects. Stedman appeared on NBC's Today promoting his new book Identity: Your Passport to Success. And Oprah sat down with her best friend Gayle King on CBS This Morning to talk about her ongoing endeavor to boost OWN's ratings. The couple took in what OPRAH WINFREY AND STEDMAN GRAHAM appears to be a romantic date night, joined by Sted man's daughter, Wendy Graham, and her friend. Janet Jacks n Releases New NUUisvstem Ad, S IWS Oft BodV JanetJacksonisshowing off her new Nutrisystem body to America in an effort to continue promoting the weight loss system. The new commercial features the "after" results of Janet's adherence to the diet, which consists of prepackaged meals and fresh foods added in by its follow ers. The campaign, which began late last year, featured Janet admitting that she'd failed at maintaining her faL.___ ...;;;.. ______ _. mous figure. At the time she claimed that Nutrisystem helped keep her on track to losing ten pounds so far and would help her lose the rest. JANET JACKSON Now, she's noticeably thinner and is, of course, crediting the plan for her progress. The Jackson Brothers Hit The Road For lnltV Tour 2012 Four of the Jackson brothers -Marlon, Tito, Jackie and Jermaine plan on hitting 27 cities this summer on their "Unity Tour 2012." The trek will kick off June ).8th in Louisville, Ky., and wrap up July 29 in Sno qualmie, Wash. The tour will mark the first time the brothers have toured together since their 1984 famed "Victory Tour," which included Michael and youngest brother, Randy. The brothers, who were formally known as the Jackson 5 when Michael was onboard, were a musical R&B force to be reckoned with. They were one of the first Black teen idols to ap peal to both Black and white audiences equally. The group cranked out hit after hit dur ing a heyday that lasted more than three decades, starting in the mid-sixties. The Jackson 5 also launched solo careers for Jermaine and Michael


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N Funerals/Memoriam MR. MICHAEL A. 'MICKEY' BROWN, SR. Homegoing celebration for Mr. Michael A. "Mickey" Brown, Sr., who passed away Friday, March 30, 2012, in Hancock, NY, will be held Tuesday, April1o, 2012, at 6 p. m. at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel, 3000 N. 29th Street, Tampa, 336o5, with Minister Eugene Brown, Jr., officiating. Michael A. "Mickey" Brown, Sr. was born in Tampa, where he resided until relocating to New York two years ago. He at tended the local schools of C Hillsborough Cowity and was a 0:: graduate of the Naval Academy u. of Orlando, FL. C He served his country in the z United States Navy for 14 years. c( "Mickey" was preceded in > death by: his loving parents, C( Jessie J. Brown and Estella B. Q Brown. en He is survived by: bis wife, W Belinda Brown; 2 sons, Ricardo Brown {Shenequia) and 1Michael A. Brown, Jr. {Anquil); >0:: 2 daughters, Tiffany Brown and Belaan Brown (Charles); grand children, Ricardo, Jr., DeW Mario Jamia, Eboni, Isaiah, Cl Alyssa Marvin, Kanye W Mikquan, Mario Bishlp Javon :::1: and Mikera; brother, Willie en Brown (Helen); 3 sisters, Mat :; tie Brown Tisdell, Gena Brown a:1 and Loretta Brown; -aunt, Margie Lucas; 2 brothers-in11. law, Albert Harris, Jr. and Morz ris Harris; sister-in-law, i= Maxcille Jones (Terrell); and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other sorrowing .J relatives and friends. There will be a viewing from a:l 3-6 p. m., Tuesday, April 10' 2012, at Wllson Funeral Home. "ABBY AFFORDABLE CREMA TION & FUNERAL SERVICES" 00 Clarence P. Wilson, Jr., Fu neral Director. "Our Busineu Ia Service" C) 3000 N. 29th Tampa, FL 33605 1-(800t 806-3350 t813t 24&e125 ... --"-.com ELDER JOHN WASHINGTON HARMON, JR. In celebration of the life of Elder John Washington Harmon, Jr., who passea away on April s 2012, the homegoing services will be beld Wednes day, April u, 2012, at 11 a. m. under the direction of Lawson Funeral Home of St. Peters burg, FL, at Mt. Calvary Sev enth-Day Adventist Church, 4902 North 40th Street, 33610, with Pastor, Dr. Patrick Vincent, Interment will follow with tary honors in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL. Elder John W. Harmon, Jr. was born October 6, 1917, in Bellehaven, Vuginia, to Rev. Dr. John W. Harmon and edu cator, Gertrude Addison Har mon. Elder John W. Harmon, Jr. was a worker in the Civil Con servation Core (CCC Camp) and served in the United States Army from April1 2 1941 to Au gust 20, 1948, during World warn. After his honorable dis charge from the U. S. Army, Elder Harmon attended Florida A&M University and graduated with his Bachelor's degree in 1952. He began teaching fulltime in the public schools of Tallahassee, FL and FL. He later moved With hts familf to Tampa, and began teachmg at Palmetto Elementary School in Clearwater, FL, where he retired in 1984 after teaching Math and Social Stud ies for 35 years. He also served as adult education night school principal and teacher at Clearwater Com prehensive Technical School. Elder Harmon married Dorothr Eaton in 1948 and to this unton were born William, John, III, Steven and James. He joined the Seventh Day Adventist Church in 1960 and became a Local Elder ofMt. Cal vary Seventh Day Adventist Church in 1966 In his retire ment he substitute taught at Mt. Calvary S. D. A. Academy, and assisted his wife in her not for Jlrofit organizations, Harmon's Half-Way" Home, Inc. and W.H.I.T.T.S, Inc. Elder Harmon was preceded in death by a son, Stephen Rogers Harmon. Elder John W. Harmon, Jr. leaves to cherish memories of him: wife, Dorothy E. Harmon 3 sons, William, John, III, and James Harmon; brothel', Moses Harmon. and wife, Bettie; grandchildren Andy Hannon and wife, Jackie, Stephanie Harmon, Jeta Hannon (Tacoma), Stacey Harmon, Zara Harmon (Larry), and Vo lusia Henderson and husband, Andrew, and Christopher Gabriel Harmon; many great grandchildren, and a host of nieces and nephews; special friend, church member, and prayer partner1 Elder Earl K. Davis; a churell member and prayer partner who was like a son, Ron Gillespy; and friend and church member, Elder G.POIIS, and one who was thought of like a son, Lee Green. Visitation and wake for Elder Jolm W. will be held Tuesday eve from 6-8 p. m. at the church. Friends attending the home going service are asked to as semble at the church at 10:45 a. m., Wednesday, Aprilu, 2012. A HARMON BURIAL IN MEMORIAM MRS. MABLE THOMPSON SHEPHARD 1/2/26 to 4/10/10 "Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord ... n (Revelati _ons 14:13b) Mom it's been two years since you went home to be with the Lord. Although we miss you daily, we remember fondly the life you lived, the lessons you taught and the love you shared. May we follow your example. Sorrowful, but hopeful: daughter, Dorothy Jenkins; grandsons, Mike and Ezekiel; and family. AIKENS FUNERAL HOME Mrs. Ollie Virginia Jenkins, Tampa. EVERETIDERR &ANDERSON FUNERAL HOME Mr. Harvey "Red" Nickelson, Tampa. RAY WILLIAMS FUNERAL HOME Mr. Larry Adkins, Tampa. Ms. Rutha Corbitt, Tampa. Mr. Johnny Dupree, Sr., Tampa. (Infant) Jay'Vonn Smith, Tampa. WILSON FuNERAL HOME Ms. Elizabeth Ammons, Tampa. Ms. Daisy Archer, San Anto nio, TX. Mr. George Dwight, Jr., Tampa. Mr. Juan M. Lawrence, Tampa. Pastor Audrey M. Newkirk, St. Petersburg, FL. Mr .John A. Smith, Tampa. BURIAL INSURANCE ,_.Ced......_$7 .... S11, ...._.,._......,_ Cell ... ,..,_ FlEE ............ ........ At. ,.llodl Crime Largo Man Found Shot To Death LARGO P inellas County deputies are investigating a shooting Thursday night that left one man dead in Largo. Deput ies said Terrance Thomas, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene. Deputies were called to 703 Patterson Street after an initial response by officers from the Largo Police Department and a K-9 unit from the CleaiWater Police Department. No additional information was released on the shooting. wanant Issued For Man Who AllegedlY ARaclled WoDJan WINTER HAVEN-Police in Winter Haven have issued a warrant for the arrest of 32-year-old Domos Doles. Police said last Thursday at 5 p. m., they were called to a Winter Haven apartment, where Doles allegedly at tacked and attempted to choke his girlfriend in front of her seven-year-old daughter. Police said Doles fled before police arrived. It was also reported that the victim and Doles have a one-month-old baby together. The victim did not require hospitalization, and is recoverDOMOSDOLES ing from her injuries. Police ask that anyone who knows Dole's whereabouts to call (863) 401-2256. IIASA Engineer Among 29 Charged In Prosth don SUng POLK COUNIY -An on duty Department of Agriculture employee in a state vehicle and an engineer for NASA were among 29 people charged in a prostitution sting in Polk County Friday. Joseph Creazzo, 75, was driving his department-issued vehicle when he allegedly so licited an undercover detective for sex, deputies said. He was charged with soliciting another to commit lewdness/prostitu tion. Walter Schmitz, so, told detectives he was an engineer for NASA, deputies said. Others arrested in the sting were: Michael Crisp, 64; Ter-renee Merkiel, 53; Juan Sanchez-Avellaneda, 42; Timothy Heard, 25; Robert Goodwin, 52; Paul Wotring, 85; Mark Giles, 37; Robbin Atkinson, 48; Lawrence Butler, lll, 23; Sandra Cornell, so; Felipe Juan, 42 ; Levin Thomas, 45; Kris Brinson, 39; John Eaglin, 45; Willie Washington, 45; Carlos Figueroa, 48 ; Marvin McCaleb, 58; Kajaun Mikeell, 19; Rakinma Cuyler, 37; Joycelyn Dorleon, 27; Cameron Charles, 36; Mike Bennett, 55; Andre Alli, 32; Anthony Davis, 29; Tryes Street, 37; Junetha Mcrae, 36, and David Schatrz, 31. Pollee: 2 s spects Arrested In Oklahoma Shoodngs TULSA, Oklahoma Police backed by a helicopter arrested two men early Sunday and said they would face murder charges in the'recent shootings that terrorized Tulsa's Black community and left three people dead and two others criti cally wounded. Police spokesman Jason Willingham said the two men were arrested at a home just north of Tulsa about 2 a.m. Sunday and were expected to be charged with three counts of first-degree murder and two counts of shooting with intent to kill in the spate of shootings early Friday. He said police made the arrests after receiving an anonymous tip. While police identified the men as white and all the vic tims are Black, authorities have not described the shootings as racially motivated and declined to discuss that issue Sunday. He identified the men in Jacob England, left, and Alvin Watts. custody as Jake England, 19, and Al'vin Watts, 32, but gave no hometowns for them. He said they were taken early Sunday for questioning at a downtown Tulsa police station, where would be booked and jailed. More details would be provided at an afternoon news conference, he said. Tulsa Police Chief Chuck Jordan said Saturday that po lice would do whatever it took to apprehend suspects in what he called vicious and cowardly attacks.


Crime Two Hillsborouu-Countv Teachers Charged lUI Two Hillsborough County teachers were arrested this past weekend and charged with driving while under the influence. Both were arrested by Tampa Police in separate incidents. According to police Ms. Vanessa R. Compton, 47, was stopped by police be cause of a traffic infraction in the 2400 block of E. Hillsbor ough Avenue. After a DUI in vestigation she was transported to the Hillsbor ough County jail. She was re leased on bond. According to jail records, Ms. Compton is a teacher at Burney Elementary School in Plant City. Ms. Compton reportedly had a blood alcohol level of .091/092. In Florida, a driver with a blood-alcohol level of o.o8 is considered legallY im paired. LINDSAY LOMBARDI Shortly after midnight on Monday, Tampa Police ar rested 24-year-old Lindsay Lombardi, at the intersec tion of Ashley Dr. and Tyler Street. After a DUI investiga tion, Ms. Lombardi was ar rested and transported to the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office. Ms. Lindsay is a teacher at Liberty Middle School, jail records show. The bond for driving under the influence was set at $500 for both women. UNCLE SANDY Life is sometimes 2, 9, 11, 14like a buffet. 16, 19, 22, 25 You take what you want 27, 30, 33, 38, and ignore the rest 40, 42, 44, 49 Teacher Enters Not GuiltV Plea A Hillsbor ough County teacher who is facing charges of having sex with a child entered a not ETHEL guilty plea. ANDERSON Ms. Ethel Anderson was arrested on March 151 c Young Woman Dead, Man Wounded In Shooting ST. PETERSBURG -At 5:03 a. m. Sunday, St. Peters burg Police received a call that a person had been shot at 4434 ulh Avenue, South. When they arrived, they found 24-year-old Tamika Mack inside suffering from several gunshot wounds, in cluding a wound to the head. A second victim, Tore Holley, 29, was found at a neigh bor s house, also suffering from several gunshot wounds. Mack and Holley were both transported to a local hospital, where Mack was later pronounced dead. Holley is re ported to be in stable con-TAMIKA diti9n. MACK At this point of the investi gation, police said it appears both victims were shot during a home invasion robbery No suspects have been identified by police at this time, and the investigation is continuing. .... 9 N 0 .... N Ms. Anderson was ar last week but waived her appearance and entered a not guilty plea in writing. She is facing three counts of lewd and lascivious battery and two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation on a person under the age of 18. Woman Drives Into Crowd, lliuring Three lesting a 12-year-old student who she was tutoring. "ST. PETERSBURG St. juries to the victims were re;n The alleged incidents re Petersburg Police have ported to be non life threat0 portedly took place between charged a woman with three ening, police said. DeceQJ.ber 2011 and February counts of attempted murder Police said Hall and her 2012, at her residence. after she reportedly in tensister were involved in a en Police said Ms. Anderson tionally drove her car into a fight, and after the fight the admitted committing the ofcrowd, injuring three people women got into their car :::J fense, but did not know the Thursday night. and went back to the loca person she was talking to was Police said two juveniles tion. t;'" wearing a recording device. and an elderly man were inPolice said they jumped She was released from jail jured when Shatavia Hall, the curb into a yard and hit ron a $so,ooo bond. 18, drove into them. The inthe group of people J;; 'tJ c m r-I Ill II CEI/Presldelt ov.uoo ....... & Slid 1111111 u; ::::1: m c


Q a: IL. Q z c Q 0 w ::: w > w Q w ::z:: 0 :::l m ::;) 111. z ..J ..J ::: m ..J w z C a: 0 ..J .,_ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRTEENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2011-CA-Q13283 BMO HARRIS BANK N.A. as successor-by-merger to M&l MARSHALL & ILSEY BANK, a Wisconsin banking corporat i on PLAINTIFF, vs. JEFFREY S. SMITH, Individually, SUSAN M. SMITH, Individually, JOHN DOE, as unknown tenant, And JANE DOE, as unknown tenant, DEFENDANTS, NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on March 20, 2012, i n Case No.: 2011-CA-013283, of the Circuit Court, i n and for H i llsborough County Aorida in which BMO HARRIS BANK N.A. as successor-by-merger to M&l MARSHALL & ILSEY BANK, a Wiscons i n banking corporation, is the Pla i ntiff and JEFFERY S. SMITH, individually and SUSAN M. SMITH, indiv i dually are the Defendants, the Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Edgecomb Courthouse, 800 E T wiggs Street ) Tampa Hillsborough County, Florida, Rm. 202. at 10:00 A.M. on Aprll23. 2012, the following described property: THE EAST OF THE NORTH 240.99 FEET OF THE EAST 361.49 FEET OF THE NORTHWEST 1A OF THE SOUTHEAST 1A OF SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 30 SOUTH RANGE 20 EAST, LESS THE NORTH 25 FEET THEREOF FOR ROAD RIGHT-QF-WAY HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FLORIDA Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale i f any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendes muSt file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. NOTIFICATION "In accordance with The American Dlaabllhlea Act, If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation In order to participate In this proceeding, you are entitled, at no coat to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration, at ADA Coordinator, at 800 E. Twiggs Street, Tampa, FL (813) 272-7040 Dated: 2nd day of April. 2012 PAT FRANK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT lsi FRANCISCO R. HERNANDEZ As Deputy Clerk .... ..-... ... Fltc:rlc::lea 1A Notice of Settlement The Schoo l Board of Hillsborough County F l orida, hereby gives notice that i t has settled the following tort claims aga i nst the Schoo l Board of H i llsborough County Florida for an amount in excess of $5,000, exclusive of i nterest and costs. This Notice is published as required by Flor i da Statue 69 .081 (9) Borton, Nathaniel; Mlulll, Matthew; Carlon, Edwin; Ramseur, Tiffany; Dotei-Cury, Margarita; Fox, Elijah; Reyle, Peter; Lagos, Zachary; Deleon, Sammy; Sandoval, Francisco; Mendoza, Charlene; Murray, Tamara; Rosquete-OIIva, Jorge; HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PROCUREMENT SERVICES REQUESTS FOR BIDS AND/OR PROPOSALS Hillsborough Co un ty w ill receive sea l ed b i ds and/or proposals for the follow ing, until the stated date and time when they w ill be publ i cly opened. APRIL 24, 2012 2:00 P.M. ITB-P-Q149-0-20121BG LOCKSMITH SUPPLIES **** Informat i on on t hese and other Requests for B i ds, a l ong with Bid/Proposal results may be accessed at www.hillsboroughcounty.org/procurementservices Th i s i s Hillsborough County Governmental Pur chasing Council Bid Minority and women owned firms will be afforded a full opportun i ty to participate in these matters and w ill not be subject to d i scrim i nation on the basis of race, sex, color or national ori gin Questions regarding the above projects may be directed to Hillsborough County Board of Comm i ss i oners, Department of Procurement Services, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd. 18th A., County Center Tampa Florida, 33602, (813) 272-5790 du ring r egular business hours. II EMPLOYMENT 2306 East 7th Avenue Experienced Licensed Barbe r Wanted cau (813) aso-s789 Ask For Ed Black I I CONTACT LAVORA 0 (813) 248-1921 FOR DETAILS ON PLACING YOUR ADVERTISEMENT ------------------4 Bedroom/2 Bath Home CHA, WID Hook-Up Deposit Required Sect i on 8 Accepted Also Available 211 -Duplex Call (813) 453-0123 I I HOMES FOR RENT I I 3019 North 38th treet 3 Bedrooms/2 On Quiet Dead End Street CHA Carport $875 00/Monthly $600 00/Security (813) 335-6688 nos North Marks treet 3 Bedroom/2 Bath $900.00/Monthly Deposit Negotiable Section 8 Preferred Available May 1st Rev. Tyson (813) no-2003 Darryl (813) 735-5295 Town-N ntry Area 4/2 Privacy Fence Concrete Block WDH Extra Storage T ile F l oors Section 8 Welcome can (813) 843-2309 (813) 842-2939 Large 3 & 4 Bedroom/2 Bath Block Homes Fenced CHA $900.00/Montt'lly Section 8 Accepted (813) 503-5321 Seminole Heights 1924 East Wilder Ave. 4/2 1,200 Sq Ft Sect i on 8 Okay $995.00/Monthly Ava i lable Now Deposit Negotiable


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