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Celebrating 67 Years In The Tampa Bay Area ;j, cc c a: c ....1 u.. SEE PAGE 3 VOL. 67 NO. 83 TUESDAY, JUNE 5, 2012 24 PAGES 75 etil't lBiac sTole Delegates To e01 Convention SEE PAGE 3 o01an lniured In House Fire In Critical Condition Teen ounded During iUht A COOIPiex SEE PAGE 2 SEE PAGE 19 Graduations in Hillsborough County began last Thursday and will continue throughout this week with the final 3 schools holding ceremonies on Friday. Family members and friends braved rainy weather Friday morning, June 1, 2012 to attend the graduation of C. Leon King High School. More than 350 students marched during the 9:30 a. m. service. Among the graduates were: Nicholas Olds, Raffrel Newsome, Eugene Myles and Chris Murray in the top photo. Taylor Smith, Greg Windham, Ariel Smith and Quianna Shark in the lower photo. (Photography by BRUNSON) 7 010 1 a 010 7 1_.


eatures Woma n lniured In House Fire In Critical Condition A 38-year-old Tampa woman was listed in critical condition at a local hospital. She was injured in a house fire this past weekend. According to Tampa Fire Rescue, units responded to 2920 Cord Street Friday evening in response to a structure fire. Upon arrived at the scene, firefighters dis covered that Ms. Guislante Joseph had been burned over So percent of her body. She was transported to the Burn Unit of Tampa General Hospital, where she was ad mitted. A spokesperson for the hospital said she was listed in critical condition. No addi tional information was avail able. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. Accident Sends Three Teens To The Hospital PLANT CI1YThe Hills borough County Sheriffs Of fice reports that three teenagers were injured when their off-road vehicle crashed into a sports utility vehicle Sunday evening were all ex pected to survive. LL According to deputies, 0 Bailey Meachum, 16, Jacob Meachum, 14, and > Trent Tolloh, 14, were rid ing on an off-road vehicle when they drove into the path of a 2007 Saturn VUE after failing to stop at a stop sign at Wiggins Road, w deputies said. The Meachum brothers 0 were sent flying as the SUV collided with the left side of en the off-road vehicle sending it spinning off the road. Tol :::l lob was injured, but re ll. mained in the vehicle. He was wearing a seat belt, offiW cials said. :I All three teenagers were ffi taken to Tampa General _. Hospital with serious inw j uries The driver of the SUV, Guadalupe Moreno, 37, z was taken to another hospital with serious injuries after his Clo vehicle ended up in a ditch. He is expected to survive, deputies said. This is the damage done to Moreno' s vehicle after it collided with the .off-road vehicle. You are cordially invited to the Grand Opening of State Representative Betty Reed District 59/61 Campaign Location: Date: Time: Phone: Email: 2802 E. Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. Tampa, FL 33610 June7,2012 s p.m. -7 p.m. 813-237-4041 j4jbreed@verizon.net local Haitian leader savs Media Not Telling Real Storv This past January marked the second year anniversary of the devastating earthquake that left hundreds of thousands of Haitian citizens homeless or dead. Local Haitian leader, Pastor Diem "James" Duverlus, said one of the biggest problems is the media isn't re porting what's really going on in Haiti. "When the journalists come to Haiti, they don t talk to the people. They interview a spokesperson for one of the organizations that is supposed to be rendering aid, and get their story. "The problem is, the or ganizations that are supposed to be helping the Haitian peo ple are only getting rich." Pastor James said he has prepared a DVD to pre sent to journalists locally and in Haiti that will enlighten them on the real conditions the people are enduring. "We try to make sure the journalists have the true facts. "Most of the journalists and even those supposed to be rendering aid come to Haiti like they are on vacation. They pranced up and down our beache s, then check-in to one of our most luxurious hotels. They are spending a lot of money, but none of it is find ing its way to the people who need it." Pastor James said it's really frustrating that so much money is being spent, but not in the right places or on the right things. "I am amazed how much interest is being given to what's really going on in Haiti. I think the earthquake is old news now, and most of the journalists just aren't in terested. That's why they come like they are tourists in stead of journalists doing a job. "They need to take a true look and report what they can do to repair the damage that's been done." Pastor James said the damage he's talking about is not PASTOR DIEM all about "JAMES" the earthDUVERLUS quake. "A lot of damage has been done by outsiders looking to make money off the misery of the Haitian people. "I think every journalist needs to see the DVD I've put together, because the pro blems are still the same, espe cially the prostitution. Pastor James said he thinks the way to solve this problem is to get all of the or ganizations who are supposed to be rendering aid to Haiti to gether in one room. "If we can get all of the or ganizations together, then they can state their mission and give some accountability of the money they've spent and what they 've spent it on. Pastor James said the Haitian people are confused and don t know where to turn. "At least 95% of the funds intended to help the Haitian people is staying in the United States, instead of going where it's needed. Contractors are hired in the United States, paid in the United States, and when they get to Haiti, they pretend to do something, but when they leave, you see they've done nothing." Pastor James said now that Hurricane season has started, the people have no shelter or anywhere else to go. "That means more people will die, and it shouldn't be that way." Reporter Leon B. Crews can be reached at (813) 248-0724, or emailed at lcrews@flsentinel.com.


eatures Mother To Accept Diploma, II Judge Issues lniunclion I h 1 -11 d l S Against Voter c.. lUI ter I e lSI ummer suooressien Law BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor Last July, the life of Ms. Vanetta Scott changed forever. Ms. lesha Washington, her 18-year-old daughter, was fatally wounded while at tending a party. Iesha and Craig Thompson were both fatally wounded while attending a party. The shooting took place at the International Chemical Workers Union Council, Local 439, July 29, 2011. At the time of the tragedy, Iesha was a rising senior at Spoto and would have graduated this month. On Thursday evening her mother will accept her diploma instead. Ms. Vannetta Scott, center, is shown with two of her daughters, Ishia Washington, left, and the late Iesha Washington, on the right. During the Investi gation, law enforce ment determined that more thari one person fired the fatal shots at the party. The Hillsborough Ms. Scott said I am so grateful to the school board, the principal, and the assistant principal for this. I'm just grateful and honored to know that she will get her diploma. The school is giving me and my family a table, at the graduation ceremony. "I'm grateful that I'm still standing and it has almost been a year. I just need peaple to know that God is good, and I put my trust in him daily and consistently. I have been ill, I have been in the hospital, but I'm still here. I thank God because He has given me some peace to know that He is too wise to make a mistake," Ms. Scott said. Ms. Scott said Iesha planned to seek a career as an ESE teacher. County Sheriffs Office arrested Tyrell Sidney Bragg and charged him with the murder of Iesha Washington. He is cur rently awaiting trial. No arrest has been made in the shooting of Thompson. However, the investi gation is continuing. The graduation ceremony will take place at 4:30 p.m., on Thursday, at the Florida State Fairgrounds. Tampa Residents Chosen As Nadonal Democratic Convention Delegates This past weekend, the Florida Democratic Party held its Annual Convention in downtown Tampa. The event took place at the Tampa Waterside Marriott. During the convention, representatives are chosen as Delegates to attend the upcoming National Democratic Convention. This year, seven African American delegates from Tampa were chosen. The delegates who will be representing this Congres sional District of Florida are: Senator Artbenia Joyner, State Rep. Betty Reed, County Commissioner Les Miller, Jr., tribute to her husband, Sean Shaw, Ms. Dianne County Commissioner Hart, President of the Hills-Leslie Miller, Jr., on his borough County Black Caurecognition of being an Out cus, and Ms. Ella Coffee. standing Leader. During re-Ms. Coffee is the only marks, Commissioner African American from Miller closed out his comTampa to serve on the Cre-ments with the lyrics of a dentials Committee popular song, "Let's Do It The national event will Again" like we did in 2008 take place in Charlotte and re-elect President North Carolina, in SeptemObama," Miller said. ber. Congresswoman Kathy On Saturday evening, Castor and Kathy Beten-Rod Smith, Chairman of court introduced Mrs. the Florida Democratic Betty Castor as the recipiParty, presented Outstand-ent of the Outstanding Leadi ng Leadership Awards to ership Award. three individuals. During the Mrs. Castor stressed the presentation a video was need for continued progress shown about each recipient in the areas of women 's and the award was pre-rights, human rights, and sented. civil rights. However, she Mrs. Gwendolyn cautioned that there is still Miller. ,p..resented p. 1itting ..... much to .go. Mrs. Castor encouraged those in attendance to not only support President Barack Obama for re-elec tion, but to support all De mocrats on the ballot seeking an ele cted office. Former Governor Bob Graham also received the Outstanding Leadership Award. Graham stressed the importance of.civility and deliberately as members of the Legislative bodies. He further said that those in at tendance should work tire lessly to keep President Obama in the White House. He also advised that they stand united and work diligently to make sure that the President and all Democrats are elected or re-elected. Senator Artbenia Joyner has served as a Del egate more than once. She said that hotels are cho sen through a drawing and the drawing was held this weekend. "We drew a favorable loca tion this year because we are in downtown where the con vention will take place,1' she said. Senator Joyner said in the past, transportation has been the responsibility of the delegate. Iris B. Holton, Sentinel City Editor can be reached at (813) 2481921 or emalled at iholton@flsentinel.com BY IRIS B. HOLTON Sentinel City Editor On Friday a Florida judge issued a preliminary injunction pertaining to the controversial Florida elec tion law. The injunction prevents the names of thousands of voters from the voting roles. Federal Judge Robert Hinkle issued the ruling orr Thursday halting the controversial purge. State Rep. Perry voter suppression law." However, Chris Cate, a spokesperson for Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner said, "We have an obligation to make sure the voter rolls are accurate and we are going to continue forward and do everything that we can legally do to make sure that ineligible voters cannot vote. We are firmly committed to doing the right thing and preventing ineligible voters from being able to cast a ballot. We are not going to give up our ef forts to make sure the voter rolls are accurate ." N 0 N Thurston, House Leader designate, said in a statement, "I am elated by this initial victory for Florida's voters. I am pleased that voter rights groups are likely to prevail in their challenge to at least a key portion of the Republican-crafted A spokesperson for the Hillsborough County Super visor of Elections Office said his office is complying with the order issued by Judge ., Hinkle. 5 (813) 248-1921 FREE Professional Service Alert Tbe Florida Law States That You May Be Entitled To $1 0,000 r. Loss Wages And Medical Care ... Service Support Help from the beginning to the end. Spinal Injuries Neck Pain Back Pain Hip Pain Leg Pain Transportation Available Auto Repair Body Shop Medical care Provided (PIP k1stralce Needed) Specializing In: Car Accidents Pedestrian Incidents Motorcycle Accidents/ Truck Accidents Slip and Falls Bicycle Bus And More.!. :a:;;;--------..i.j Don't be victimized twice for an accident that wasn't your fault" Call Michelle B. 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So to the chil dren of the inventors of Jazz, June should be an opportune time to celebrate June as HIV Awareness and Testing Month. We have our reasons for saying so. Did you know that HIV is the third leading cause of death among Black men and women between 35 to 44 years of age? Consequently, every sexually-active African American should make certain he or she takes an HIVtest. Black Americans should be serious about HIV test ing, especially since Black folks account for 14 percent of the American population, but represent nearly 50 percent of Americans infected with HIV. According to the CDC, Black men account for 70 percent of all new infections among Blacks, while Black women represent 30 percent of all new infections. The rate ofHIV infections during the year 2000 increased by an unbelievable 48 percent among Black men, ages 13 to 29 who have had sex with other men. Elderly men and women (ages 55 and older} are also experiencing an increase in this disease. Although medical strides for the destruction of this disease are being made, HIV continues to be a night w mare in the Black community, which is all the more reason to be serious about HIV Day and HIV Month. a;;, would you rate the life that is used often states, 'here because one day we will all you lived while you were today, gone tomorrow'. That die. But, the purpose of this alive? sums up howtleeting life can piece is not to start anybody What contributions did be. Because of this fact, all of thinking about dying. The you make to make your life us need to make the best of purpose of this article is to better? Did you do anything every moment we live and start people to thinking to make your community a breathe upon this earth. about how they live their better place for people to Ask yourself, should I die lives and what they do while live? Did you do anything to tomorrow, could it be said they are living on this earth. make your family, relatives that I tried to help someone; I submit to you, that the and friends proud of you? that I tried to do unto the question asked in this article If you are still alive, it is least of these, that I tried to is more important than you time to ask yourself these feed the hungry, clothe the may think, and should be questions and to seriously naked and comfort the sick? taken seriously. Yes, you will ponderyouranswers. If your Yes, all of us have an oblibe dead, but it is still imporanswer isn't one that points gation to be the best that we tant what people say and to being a productive, lawcan be. We also have an oblithink. S ince June is designated as "Black Music Month," and since Black folks have extensively influenced the world of American musical entertain ment, we will take a look at some of America's well known musicians and enter tainers this month. According to the Negro Almanac, "much of what the world at large considers uniquely American in the performing arts can be traced directly to Black per formers and to their her itage." Furthermore, even though Black entertainers were often excluded both as spectator and participant from those public places of entertain ment, which were the logical training grounds for any per former, entertainment was one of the few avenues of ex pression open to Blacks, be ginning with the early days of slavery. In fact, "The first stages for captive Africans were the open decks of slave ships." During the Atlantic slave trade, slaves were herded up on decks for exercise and were forced to sing and dance for the amusement of the ships' crews. As part of life on plantations, African traditions, rhythms, musical instruments and tribal dances fused with white folk tradition to form the basis for Black American enter tainment. Slave dancers, banjo players and drummers performed for the masters, and those slaves who were highly talented were hired out by their masters to enter tain on other plantations. Indeed, several Blacks and musical groups, such as Black Tom and The Canadian .Jubilee Singers achieved interna tional fame. Other Black American musicians who achieved national and inter national fame included Louis Moreau. a violinist and concert pianist; com posers R. Nathaniel Dett and J. Rosamond .John son. Among concert singers and artists during this era were Mora Batson Bergen, FJizaheth Taylor Greenfield, Buddy Bolden, jazz cornetist and founder of the first jazz ba n d in the 1890's and Scott Joplin, pianist and com poser. B y 1842 the first band of Black minstrels (black-f a c e with white lips trimmed in red) had formed in New York City and were touring Am e r ica and Europe under the su pervision of white managers. After the Civil War, Blacks formed their own minstrel and theatre groups, which played to segregated audi ences By 1891, female choruses had joined the previously all male shows. Shortly there after, musical artists Bob Cole and Sissieretta Jones (aka "The Black Patti") wrote and developed the first Black American mu sical, Black Patti's Trouba dours, which received international acclaim During this era, poet Paul Laurence Dunbar and mustctan Will Marion Cook collaborated on Clorindy: The Origin of the Cakewalk (another interest ing subject) to develop a mu sical based upon Dunbar's book. This musical made popular a competitive dance routine, the cake walk, which had its origin on Southern plantations and ended with the winners a cake as the prize. By 1900, Black music began to expand and entered the most prolific era of musi cal contributions, which we will share next week. Until then, "Harambee!"


Horoscopes/Soaps Horoscopes Geynini (May 21-June 21) Your partner shows you the way through the fog. Negotiate for better results. Make good use of your resources. Focus on your core values. Articulate them clearly. Cancer (June 22-July 22) -There's plenty of action. Make sure you know what's requested of you before doing the work. Finish a big project and put the money into savings or pay down bills. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)-The rumors might not match the facts Romance is available, and may require patience. Guilt is absolutely unnecessary. Until November, at least, review your budget. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) Work could interfere with a date. Consider all options. Let go of self-doubts. Don't jump the gun There's no need to force it. Look before leaping. Libra (Sept. 23-0ct. 22) Put your learning to the test. Listen to a friend who knows better. Tempers may be running short. Reward yourself with playtime later. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Put your oxygen mask on be fore assisting others. Don t forget them, though. They're count ing on you. Don't go crazy while shopping. Your thriftiness pays dividends. -Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) With patience and wit, you surmount challenges and end up ahead. The lunar eclipse in your sign adds confidence. Aim for miracles within budget. Compromise well. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)Expect and appreciate the fact that there are different opinions. Stay out of a fight that doesn t concern you. It's not a good day to travel. Aquarius (Jan. 20Feb. 18) Someone wants your time and your love. Make room for romance, and one thing leads to another. Conserve resources by plugging a leak. Enjoy the new freedom. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)Following the rules makes it easier today Double check the schedule for plan changes. Spend quality time with as many loved ones as possible. Aries (March 21-April19)-You may not win at love first off, but business comes up roses ... finish up details carefully. A distant development could be in your favor. Hidden resources come to light. Taurus (April 20May 20) There may be a conflict be tween home and career. Pay attention as a loved one tries to ex plain. Listening makes you very attractive, especially without judgment. Soaps BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL-Steffy helps Liam make a decision about which woman to choose; Bill anxiously awaits word from either Liam or Steffy on the outcome of their evening; Ridge Brooke and Taylor wonder which of their daughters will end the day heartbroken. Steffy seeks comfort in her family; Hope is stunned when she discovers how Liam s pent the last hours of his marriage; Bill puts his plan in mo tion; Hope asks Brooke to be the matron of honor at her wed ding. Brooke puts Ridge in a difficult position when she pressures him to support Hope at her wedding; Liam asks his father to be his best man; Stephanie pays a surprise visit to Liam. DAYS OF OUR LIVES-Stefano is shot, and Bo, Hope, Abe Kate Will John, Marlena and EJ are all suspects; Roman heads to the DiMera mansion to investigate the shooting. Roman instructs Abe to take a gunshot-residue test; Ian tries to console Kate; Sami wonders if her position at Countess Wil helmina is still safe; Sami consoles EJ, who makes a decision about whether to follow in his father's footsteps. Roman warns EJ not to leave town; Roman questions John, Marlena, Bo and Hope; EJ arrives at Daniel's office for the results of the pater nity test; Will gets fired up about losing his job, and Sonny urges him to be careful about what he says. GENERAL HOSPITAL-Jason asks for forgiveness; Carly gives Johnny an ultimatum. Todd struggles with the truth; Sam is in disbelief; Sonny visits Kate. Johnny suffers a nightmare; Starr surprises Kate; sparks fly between Mac and Felicia. YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS Phyllis threats against Daisy are secretly recorded, while Genevieve makes a huge sac rifice for Cane and Lily Billy and Sharon confront Victoria for revealing their secret, while Sofia rejects Neil's custody plans. Victoria is dismissive of Jack and Nikki's engagement, while tension escalates among Phyllis, Daisy and Ricky. Alpha Kappa Alpha members Jackie Wiggins Oeft) and Gail Williams (right), were in attendance at the Miss Teenage Tampa Pageant, an AKA event. Tampa Bay Buccaneer Darnell Stephens (center) visited Greco Middle School. He is shown with Mark Hart, Occupational Oeft) and Ms. Marcia Elliott. Principal (right). The Sentinel "Around the Town" photographer captured popular sisters, Alva and LaShawn Call, at a po litical rally. Dr. T. W. Jenkins, Pastor of New Hope Church, Mrs. Vera Jenkins, Theresa, Claudia and Jason Jenkins celebrated the Pastor's first anniversary. "TT 5 ::zJ en m z m r aJ c: F gJ z aJ c en ::r: m 0 m (:! m i 0 "TT ::zJ 6


Local .,; w z :::: "") Mt. Pleasant Students Go On College Tour Mt. Pleasant Middle m day, May 21, to embark on the school's College Tour. The tour included Spelman College, Morehouse College, Clark Atlanta University, Georgia Institute of Technol ogy (Georgia Tech), and Georgia State University. c a: LL c z c( c en w The tour also included cultural and historical site visits to The Martin Luther King, Jr. Center and the Madame C. J. Walker Mu seum. The curriculumre lated field trip provided students with valuable learn ing and life experiences that extend beyond just reading or learning in the classroom. Mt. Pleasant Middle School took 25 students on this amazing educational journey. Mr. Gerald Dickens, math teacher, was ex cited about sharing the history of the historically black colleges and universi ties (HBCUs) with the stu dents. Mr. Dickens said, "To watch their eyes light up when they heard about the histories of the colleges and the men and women that paved the way for us was priceless. During the visit to The Martin Luther King, Jr. Cen ter, students were able to see artifacts, watch films, and listen to recordings from the Civil Rights Movement and speeches made by Dr. King. Students, Teyonna Jackson, Erielle Sentino, and Kawanii Walton, stated this tour is something they will never forget. Mrs. Kim Mallard, so cial studies teacher, felt the students would be in awe once they got an opportunity to see the humble beginnings of the first female millionaire at the Madame C. J. Walker Museum. Own ing your business, marketing products you invented, and making a name for yourself is an important lesson stu dents need to know," stated Mrs. Mallard. According to the princi pal Ms. Yolonda Capers, their (donors and support ers) contributions made this trip a success." Mt. Pleasant students in front of the MLK Center (Martin Luther King, Jr. Mt. Pleasant students in front of Spelman College marquee. Left to right -front row: Teyonna Jackson, Idiane Montes, Rhema Sims, Layla Vann, Samira Faison, Kierra Malphus, Monee Allister, Deborah De bouquet and Elnora Ramsey. Left to right second row: Shaina Brantley, Willneshia Henry, Tatianna Multidor, Jermika Neston, Destiny Jones, Alvineka Dewindt Kawanii Walton, and Erielle Sentino. a:> National Historic Site). Left to right, in front: Idiane Montes, Kierra Malphus, W Samira Faison, Kawanii Walton and Destiny Jones. First row, Joshua Hamil> ton, Erielle Sentino, Allen Davis, Monee' Allister, Deborah Debouquet, W Alvienka Dewindt, Layla Vann, Mark PADGETI, Donte' Burnette and Jere C miah Smith. Second row, Elnora Ramsey Tyrik Coleman). w ::a: en :J D :::: ll. z t= w _, _, :::: D _, w z t= z w en c( c a: 0 _, LL "The Voic e Of Our Community Speaking For Itselr' 1[ SendneiBulletin AMERICA'S FORBMOST SBMJ-WBBKLY Mt. Pleasant students in front of the Martin Luther King, Jr. International Chapel on the campus of Morehouse College. Left to right: Jordan Lymous, Tyrik Coleman, Joshua Hamilton, Jere-Mt. Pleasant students in front of the Kappa Alpha Psi House on the campus of Morehouse College. Left to right-front row: Joshua Hamil ton, Allen Davis, Jeremiah Smith, Mark Padgett and Donte Burnette. Left to right -second row: Mr. Dickens, Paul Alexandre, Tyrik Coleman, and Jordan Lymous. miah Smith, Allen Davis, Mark Padgett, Mt. Pleasant students with Spelman College Donte Burnette, and Paul Alexandre. Tour Guide.


C! Readers Comment On New Bond Hearing For Murder Suspect TRAYVON MARTIN Was Killed By GEORGE ZIMMERMAN A man charged with mur dering a 17-year-old teenager in February was ordered to turn himself in last Friday after the judge learned that he has a second passport and had not been forthright with the courts concerning his financial situation. On February 26th, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was shot and killed while vis iting his father's fiancee in Sanford, Florida. George Zimmerman, a volunteer neighborhood watch mem ber admitted to shooting the teenager. After several weeks of con troversy a Special Prosecutor charged Zimmerman with second-degree murder in April. Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester, Jr., had previously set a bond of $150 ,000 for 28-year-old George Zimmerman. According to the conditions of the bond, there were several stipulations in cluding Zimmerman sur render his passport. However, after learning that Zimmerman had a second passport Judge Lester revoked Zimmerman's bond. His attorney planned to seek another bond hearing before the judge. In response to the new in formation several readers re s ponded to the question: In light of the recent devel opments do you feel he s hould be released on bond again? Ms. Pat Spencer said, "In light of the fact that George Zimmerman, and his wife, lied about the mon ey h e h a d which is per jury, h e s h o uld not be re l e a se d on b on d again. "Fu rth er, t h i s s how s that he i s capab l e oflyi n g so h o w can we know that he did n o t lie about what happened the night he killed Trayvon Martin? "I pray that justice is done in this case, and Mr. Martin's death is not just an other Black man killed by a white man, who gets away with it. I have to add that we cannot continue to be silent about the deaths of our young Black men, some at the hands of other young Black men. We must begin to let our young people know that we love them and care about them." Howard Harris said, ''Yes Zimmerman turned himself in twice, but his bond should be increased. Tax dollars will not have to feed, house and clothe him until he goes on trial." Maurice Kemp said, "George Zimmerman was released from jail on the understanding that he would return for trial or forfeit his bail. Bail was granted be cause the court was per suaded to believe that he was not a flight risk. When Zimmerman lied about and/ or omitted infor mation required by the courts, he showed contempt I believe this lie and/ or omission was intentional and that he should not be re leased on bail again." Arthur Polite s aid, "Not being hones t a bou t hi s fi na n ces and withholding a second passport is a clear in dication that Mr. Zimmerman has made contingencies. If the bond was revoked in light of these circumstances, it should re main revoked because of these circumstances." Attorney Clinton Paris said, "A young man has lost his life and we are left won dering how something so tragic could happen. There is no place for lying by Mr. Zimmerman, if the trial is to be a valid administration of justice. "By lying to the Judge to obtain bail, Mr. Zimmerman has demonstrated he will do whatever is necessary to benefit himself. He lias perjured himself and pulled his wife into the lie, exposing her to criminal sanctions as well. As a penalty, Mr. Zimmerman should remain in jail until trial. "The prosecutor should review filing charges against his wife for helping perpe trate the lie. Danny Green said, "I think Zimmerman should stay locked up for lying to the judge. He should not get bond." James Ransom said, "We do not know all of the facts. However, unless we are m1ssmg some key piece(s) of evidence to ex cuse his action, the answer is under no circumstances should George Zimmerman be released on bond after lying to the judge about his inability to pay his legal fees. "On the contrary, his per-JAMES RANSOM jury is not just a lie under oath and contempt for the court he proved that he is ca pable of not telling the truth. Given what we know now, he should be penalized. "More significantly, he has shown no remorse or regret for causing the death of Trayvon Martin. If Zimmerman were right or wrong, he still is responsible for killing another human being and his action could have been avoided had he o;n not pursued Trayvon Mar-tin. "Justice must be served and the peaceful protests have been helpful. How ever, we must remember what Congresswoman Maxine Waters once said, 'No Justice, No Peace!'" g z m r m c: z m :New 'Date ... Same ifesaving :Message Gfioose life tfiat you and your descendents m'ay live 'Deuteronomy 3o:r9 '"1* .:;, ;;"": t .: ,a,re ticvtte d to_ join us for ,. 'Eife,LinR of: FlQrida 's ":/. c m c c! m i c ., i


N Local West Tampa Groups Unite For Juneteenth Celebration BY LEON B. CREWS Sentinel StaffWriter Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipa tion Day, is a holiday in the United Sates honoring African American heritage by commemorating the an nouncement of the abolition of slavery in the U. S. State of Texas in 1865. Celebrated on June 19th, it is recognized as a state holi day or state holiday obser vance in 41 states. The West Tampa Cultural Society, The People 's Cham ber, and the West Tampa Community group will be spearheading a grassroots movement to observe the Juneteenth national celebrathe historic West Tampa business district on Saturday, June 16th and 17th. Local and national artists are encour aged to participate in the cel ebration Of this pivotal time in history. On Saturday, June 16 th, festivities will begin at 2 p. m., and will feature free health screenings, prize give aways by Metro PCS, and other businesses from the community. There will be foo

-t c J< Summer Food Service For Children Planned c.. in their neighborhoods to verify if that location is participatm ing in the food program and .9' the time meals will be distributed. The Hillsborough County Public School District will sponsor the summer food service program for children Monday through Thursday, from June 11 through August 10. The program will be of fered at schools with a summer school program. The city and county parks and recre ation also have approved sites. The program is similar to the National School Lunch Program. It provides nutri tionally balanced meals to children regardless of age, dis ability, ethnicity, gender or national origin during the summer vacation when school breakfast and lunch are not available. All children 18 years old and younger are eli gible. Schools with a summer school program will provide all children a breakfast and lunch. Additionally, 84 city parks, .countyparks and recre ation sites will provide a lunch and afternoon snack. Residents Urged Tolelister For Special Needs Sheners On Friday, June 1st, the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane season began. The season will end on November 30th, but officials are encouraging any o n e with special needs to reg ister early for the Special Needs Shelters Anyone wishing to have a Special Needs Registration Form mailed to them or if he or she has any questions concerning the Special Needs Meetings Program can call (813) 307-8063. The form can be lo cated at www.hillsbountyhealth.org. Anyone who wishes to register for the shelter by telephone can call (813) 2725900. Anyone wishing to obtain information about pet shelters can call the Hillsborough County Animal Services at (813) 744-566o. Middleton Class Of 1958 The Middleton High School Class of 1958 will meet on Fri day, June 8, 2012 at the 22nd St. Police Sector Station. Please be there by 6 p : m. Blake Class Of 1970 To Hold Meeting Members of the Howard W. Blake Class of 1970 will meet at the First Tee, (Rogers Park), 7910 Willie Black Dr. or N. 3oth Street to continue to plan their 6oth Birthday Bash and the trip to Jamaica. All intel'e$ted class members are asked to join us on June 9th @ 9 a.m., to continue the fellowship. Anyone with questions can contact Mamie Vernon-Igles at (813) 626-4558. Correction An article in Friday's issue (June tst) on Lo Berry and REACHUP had an incorrect number for the bill sponsored by State Senator Arthenia Joyner and State Representative Betty Reed. The correct number is HB 1269 (383.2162, F. S.), known as Black Infant Health Practice Initiative (BIHPI). There is no charge and re gardless of whether the child is enrolled in summer school or a city I county parks and recreation program. Some of the schools host ing the food program include DeSoto, Just, B. T. Washington, West Tampa, Alexander, Bay Crest, Bryant, Pizzo, Shaw, Broward, Potter, Semi nole, Sulphur Springs, Trap nell, and Valrico. However, parents or gmirdians are encouraged to call individual sites locations Parents can also call (813) 840-7092 for additional infor mation. 4.-. 4..J t < r rJfAfl a HEALTH SCREENINGS SPEAKERS ENTERTAINMENT VENDORS AClMTIES & Y COMPET1110N KIDS SATUI)AY, 16,2012 t;@G'S 12:00 NOON 5:00PM CALL CAR COMPETITION, VENDOR REGISTRATION & INFO: 813 642-7233 3040 W. CYPRESS ST. TAMPA FL 33609 AI ages elglllle ID Wtnl .Essays accepled by e-111811 only before June 5 P.M. Send to www.FrultofalorllncOnll.....-n. Please Include the following on the essay. cfllds name, age, father's name, and a contact number. Child& Dad I1IISt be' presentto win. cash prize for best custam car and best sound system (Instrumental only), door prizes, he food and health screenings tool Vendors on sHe sellng 1a1est technology In the car Industry!' Must register your chld(ren) and/or your car by calling 813-642-7223. 'TI 6 g en m z -t z m r-aJ c: r rz c: m r-u; ::z:: m c m < m -t c: m en c )> z c 'TI c


c a: u. c z c:( c U) w Local St. John ProgressiVe Praver Breakfast St. John Progressive M. B. Church, Rev. Bartholomew Banks, Senior Pastor, Deaconess Ministry hosted a Prayer Breakfast recently with several speakers. Cheryl Burnett is the president. (Photos by Julia Jackson) Pat Benjamin was at the Prayer Breakfast. Speakers fot: the Prayer Breakfast were: Cberlese ,Edwards, Kaleesha Bent, Shelia Graham-Bryant, Kennelhia Monroe and Ellen Murphy, Ph.D. Mary James and Myrna Shuman attended the Deaconess MinIistry Prayer Breakfast. Seated, left to right: Vernene Monroe, Betty Forde, Queen Miller and Mae Brittington. Standing: She:Jia Graham-Bryant, (Secretary), Sophia O'Meally-Green, Ruth Lewis (Chaplain), Estella Johnson, Catherine Smith, Charlotte Fuller, Alma Kinsey, Coretta Mays, Carol Dorsey, Verna Warren, Annie Miller and Rose Watson. w > w c w l: U) :::J m ll. z tu ..J ..J m ..J w z j::: z w U) c:( c a: 0 ..J u. 0 .,... w CJ Southside Church 11 Christ First Annual Tea The Southside Church of Christ held its First Annual Mother's Day Tea at a teahouse in Brandon. The event brought together the ladies of the church, who enjoyed a variety activities and presentations, as well as several servings to excite the taste buds. The hosts of this event were Pamela Lovett and Frankie Porter. (PhotoS by Dr. Micheal P. Floyd, Jr.) Frankie Porter and Pamela Lovett were hostesses for the Mother's Day Tea. On the right is Carol Franklin. Tea being swerved Richardson and Olivia Mary LaGrand, LaTrenda Johnson and Rose Burford Franklin. attended the Mother's Day Tea. Natalie and Olivia Franklin were among the young ladies in attendanee. Ellease McClenden, Bessie Porter and Pamela Lovett.


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Girls Raised In The South Celebrate Junior G. R.I. T. s. Graduadon c On May 19th, the Girls I\..<11.,,.,._. In The South (G. R. I. S.), a non-profit organiza awarded four of their G.R.I.T.S. mentees monetary stipends. President CaSandra states that Junior G.R.I.T.S. Mentor ...,,.,,""'"'"" provides scholarly, IC01m1mon and spirituaLsupof young girls ages 12 lthrn1H7h 16 through encour development, com1Ynnn1tv service and education proactively participah in community events and creating lifelong friendships. The Junior G.R.I.T.S. honored were: Shantel I'V'liUU'-ILIL from Brandon High 1;:;cno(>J, who will be attending Cookman univer Alexis Cooper from High School, who will attending BethuneCook, man University, Jazmyn Wade, from Jefferson High School, who will be attending Bethune-Cookman Univer sity; and Geraldine "KeKe" Williams from Cambridge Christian Academy and she will be attending St Leo College. Stephanie Wright pro vided an empowering and motivational speech "Beyond The Classroom" encouraging the Junior G.R.I.T.S. to put their priorities in place. These four young ladies are commendable in their ef forts of community service, completing their high school education, being dedicated, having compassion and striv ing to further their education and especially being committed to the Girls Raised In the South sisterhood. Girls Raised In The South (GRITS) members with the honorees: from left, Patricia Williams, CaSandra Washington, Alexis Cooper, Shantel Council, Keke Williams, Marilyn Washington and Sheila Russ. a: Graduation Part For HCC Grad Ellion Birt c( Elliott Dirt graduated from Hillsborough Community Col-e last month and his family hosted a surprise congratulatory ffi in his honor irt the Northview Hills Community. Dirt is ::l his education at the University of South Florida. (Photos by Frederick Harris) a: w > w c w :a: en :J m ::l a.. z t= w ..J ..J ::l m ..J w z t= z w en c( c a: 0 ..J u. Family frien(l, Karen Mit.chell entertained the party crowd. Grad, Elliott Birt with his family: father, Elliott Birt; mother, Maxirie Davis; sister, V aladia Batchelor; Carolyn Monroe, aunt, the hostess; aunt, Barbara Jean; uncle, Otis Birt; cousins, Donald and Deloris Collins; Miralyn and her granddaughter; Marjorie Seymore; and his companion, Jenny Moore Family friends who attended the party: Eileen Wilford, Delores (Dee) Williams, Rubin Padgett, Juanita Williams and Jean Tim.


Veterans Honored During Memorial oav Weekend Senices Several services were held in Tampa during the Memorial Day weekend to pay tribute to America's veterans. Retired military, veteran Eunice B utts shared photos from the many services she attended. N 0 Memorial oav Service At Rest Haven Cemeterv .--V -et-er-an_s_M_e_m-or-ia1 _____, N Military veteran Earlie Williams, Jr. was the Master of Ceremony for the service. The guest speaker was Barbara Nollie, Chaplain at Tampa's James A. Haley Veterans Hospital. She was introduced by David Harris, Past Department Commander of Flprida VFW, who also gave clos ing remarks. Others on the program were: Carl Volden, Lonnie Banks, Melvin Collins, Commander, Post 1339; Buffalo Soldiers, Frank Bell, Jr., American Legion Post 167, Carl Mott, VFW Post 10140, playing of TAPS and the closing prayer by Bishop Jamal A. Ghani, USMC. Citizens Herman Monroe and Dr. Aaron Smith attended the service. Behind them are the Boy Scouts of First Baptist Church of College Hill. I 22nd Street Cemet erv J Each year, American Legion Post 167 posts a wreath at the "Florida Negro World War Veterans Monument," which was dedicated May 30, 1920. Veterans from World War I to today are buried in this cemetery. The monument is located in the front section with World War I and World War II veterans. Eunice Butts, placed a wreath at the "Florida Negro WoridW ar Veterans Monument" on Memorial Day. Dalfine and Melvin Collins, VFW Deputy Director, State Certified Recruiter Program. Collins has spearheaded this Memorial Day Program for 15years. American legion Post 5 Eunice Butts and Bill Hamblin, Commander of American Legion Post 5 Park Service The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners sponsored the Memorial Day Remembrance Service May 27, 2012, presented by the Veterans Council of Hillsborough County. The event was held at the Veterans Memorial Park and Rear Admiral Leroy Collins, Jr. Museum The program s theme was "For God And Country." The keynote speaker was Brigadier General Charles Q. Brown, Jr., USAF, Deputy Director, Operations, U. S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base Also on the program were: Charles Haugabrooks, parachute jump by Phantom Airborne Brigade; Walt Raysick, President, Hillsborough County Veterans Council, Mary Ellen Harlan, Chaplain, Veterans Council; CQR Phillip Kapusta (SEAL), USN, USSOCOM, tribute to Hillsborough County's fallen heroes of Afghanistan and Iraq Wars, Memorial Rifle Salute and TAPS, Marine Corps League Detachment 1226; closing remarks, Frank Strom, Manager, Hillsborough County Veterans Affairs Department; and benediction by Roger Dunn, Veterans Council Assistant Council Chaplain. American Legion Post 167 Vice Commander, 15th District, Commander Eunice Butts, guest speaker, Brigadier General Charles Q. BroWn, Jr., and Atty. Barbara Twine Thomas. Dr. linda .J. Pugsley was a nurse in Vietnam. Each year she shares uniforms, food, etc. with the public iri the museum. Children's Board Request For Proposar HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY DrHms Wh GlvWtng The Children's Board of Hillsborough County has issued two requests for proposals (RFPs). One is for Crisis Management Communications for up to and the other for Technical Assistance Grants. For more information including deadlines, visit: www.ChildrensBoard .org


w z :::l .., c en w :::l tTiger Ties Jack With Comeback Win At Memorial Woods erases four-shot deficit with 67 to earn fifth win at Muirfield Village, 73rd on PGA Tour. Tiger hit 13 fairways and 14 greens and carded seven birdies in the final round. Hitting clutch shots when it mattered and stroking in key putts when required, Tiger c Woods fired a final-round, i: s-under-par 67 Sunday to win LL the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio for a record > fifth time. It was a sweet victory for en the 36-year-old Woods, a two-time winner on the PGA tTour this year. He now has 73 career titles on the PGA Tour, w catching Memorial host Jack iij Nicklaus, as the duo rank c second all-time Sam Snead holds the all-time record with 82 "I really didn't miss a shot today," said Woods, who has now won multiple PGA Tour titles in the same season 13 times. Woods did it in comeback fashion. Starting the final round four strokes behind Rory Sabbatini, he birdied three of the last four holes, including a delicate, so-foot downhill flop shot that found the cup from deep rough behind the par-3 16th green. Afterward, on television, Nicklaus called it the best shot he had ever seen. "The most unbelievable, gutsy shot I've ever seen," he said. "Look at the position he's in. If he's short, the tour nament is over. If he 's long the tournament is over. He hits in the hole." Woods' 67, which equaled the lowest ro und of the day left him at 9-under 279, two strokes better than Sabbatini and Andres Romero. His previous Memorial wins came in 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2009. He also won $1,116,ooo and soo FedEx Cup points : w :I: en ::; m HBCU Alcorn State Hires First White Football Coach COACH JAY HOPSON On Monday, historically black college Alcorn State, hired Jay Hopson as their new head football coach. The news of the hiring is signifi cant, because Hopson's hir ing makes Alcorn State the first Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) school to name a non-black head foot ball coach, according to their site The future for Alcorn foot ball is bright and I am excited that Coach Hopson will lead us forward," said Alcorn State President M. Christop-her Brown II. Today s historical appoint ment will require us to walk hand in hand to disrupt naysayers wedded to a racist past." Hopson says he is willing to do what it takes to bring Alcorn State back to promi nence after recent unsuccess ful losing years. He replaces the preVious coach, Melvin Spears, who was fired from the school in February after compiling a 2-8 record in his only season at the helm. Former NFL Plaver Hines ward Hired Bv NBC As AnaiVSI HINES WARD Recently retired NFL player ,Hines Ward is the newest Football Night in America's analyst. NBC announced that the former wide receiver will be joining the show. Ward will also be involved with college foot ball and NBC SportsTalk. Ex-NBA Standout Orlando Woolridge Dead At 52 ORLANDO WOOLRIDGE MANSFIELD, La. Former NBA standout Orlando Woolridge has died at his parents' home in Mansfield, La. He was 52. DeSoto Parish Chief Deputy Coroner Billy Locke said Woolridge died Thursday night. He had been under hospice care for a chronic heart condition. Woolridge was a firstround draft pick of the Chicago Bulls in 1981 and played in the NBA for 13 years. He was a star at Mansfield High School before going on to play for Notre Dame. He played for the Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, New Jersey, Philadelphia and Detroit, and also coached the Los Angeles Sparks of theWNBA. l SentineiBulle "The Voice of Our Community peaking for Itself". Nil's Deshawn Stevenson Puts ATM Machine In His Home Brooklyn Nets NBA player DeShawn Stevenson just added a decorative item to the kitchen of his house, so he made the decision to pur chase an ATM machine. The ostentatious swing man tweeted a photo of him self donned in a snazzy outfit with a shot of his latest toy, a cash dispenser in the background, which seems to overwhelmingly take center stage in his kitchen. Stevenson, who is known for his very public battles with nemesis LeBron James, decided to install the contraption in his home after getting the idea from reality show celeb Rob Dyrdek. The ATM is a $3,500 investment and Stevenson says it comes in handy when his NBA buddies need to withdraw some last minute DESHAWNSTEVENSON cash before stepping out on the town. However, the withdrawals do not come cheap because Stevenson charges his colleagues $4.50 a pop every time they use it. The man whom USA Today reported as having earned more than $26 million as of 2010, keeps his ATM stocked with $2o,ooo at a time and fills it up every few months. Flovd Mavweather Repons To Jail In Domestic Banerv case Floyd Mayweather Jr (right) has begun his 90-day prison sentence after surrendering himself to a Las Vegas court, accompanied by his friend rapper so Cent. LAS VEGAS -Floyd Mayweather Jr. surrendered in a courtroom Friday to begin a three-month jail sentence for attacking his ex-girlfriend in September 2010 while two of their chil dren watched Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Melissa Saragosa credited the undefeated fivedivision champion with attending weekly domestic violence counseling sessions including one the day of the May 5 fight she allowed him to make -and with beginning to meet community service requirements she imposed in December. The judge then watched as Mayweather was handcuffed and taken away. Mayweather didn't say a word. 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JUSTIN B LACKMON STILLWATER, Okla. Authorities in Oklahoma say Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Justin Blackmon has been arrested on an aggravated DUI charge after he allegedly had three times the legal amount of alcohol in his system. Stillwater Police spokesman Capt. Randy Dickerso n says the 22-year-old former Oklahoma State star was arrested early Sunday morning. Dickerson says a breathalyzer test showed Blackmon had three times the legal amount of alcohol in his system. The Jaguars drafted B lackmon with the fifth pick in this year's NFL draft in the hopes that he could upgrade the league's worst offense. Jaguars spokesman Dan Edwards says the team is aware of the report and is gathering informa tion. Blackmon was released from jail Sunday afternoon on $1,000 bond. Former Champ Evander Holvtield Alleuedlv owes $312,000 In Child Suppon Evander H olyfield's mansion includes 17 bathrooms, three kitchens and a bowling alley. Evander H olyfield reportedly owes more than $372,000 in unpaid child support. H olyfield was one of the great boxing stars of the 1990s and amassed m ore than a quarter o f a billi o n dollars in purses duri n g his illustrious career. Apparently, .though, $250 million doesn't go as far as it used to. Holyfield who filed bankruptcy in Fayette County, Ga in 2008, reportedly o wes in of $372,00 0 in child support and may wind up in jail if he does not resolve the issue, according to a report. H olyfield' s right ear was bitten by Mike Tyso n in 1997 In both 2008 and 2009, his massive 54,000 square foot home in Fairburn, Ga. went into foreclosure. The home, which sits on 104 acres, has 109 rooms, including 17 bathrooms, three kitchens and a bowling alley. He's had numerous financial issues in the years since. On Saturday reported that the Ge o rgia Department of H uman Services has gone to court o n behalf o f Holyfield's 18-year-old dau ghter. It alleged he owes $372,09 7. 4 0 in child support that has gone unpaid si n ce April 2010 Acco r ding to a 2009 report in the Atlanta Journal Constitution Holyfield has child support payments of more than $soo,ooo a year. He has 11 children ANTONIO TARVER CARSON, Calif.-Antonio Tarver rallied in the late rounds to earn a draw with unbeaten cruiserweight Lateef Kayode on Saturday night, and Winky Wright los t a unanimous decision to unbeaten middleweight Peter "Kid Cho c olate" Quillin. Austin Trout also defended his WBA super welterweight title at the Home Depot Center complex south of Los Angeles with an uneventful unanimous deci sion over Delvin Rodriguez. The 43-yearold Tarver (29-6-1) got off to a slow start against the powerful Kayode (18-0-1), but rallie d in t h e second half of the bout Tarv e r and Kayode each won 115-113 o n o ne judge's scorecard, and the third was 114-114. The 40-year-old Wright was soundly outpointed in his first fight in nearly three years. Defensive End Agrees To New Deal With Giants The Super Bowl champion New York Giants have agreed to a restructured contract with key defensive end Osi Umenyiora, the NFL team said. Terms of the new deal were not disclosed. Umenyiora had one year remaining on his contract worth $ 3 .9 75 million. "I a p preciate Osi' s p a tience and effort through this process," general m a n ager Jerry Reese s a i d "We talked it out, and it mak es sense for everybody inv o lved. "We are very pleased, excit ed," added Reese, who said the team was looking forward to seeing Umenyiora take the field on Monday to train with his teammates. Umenyiora has not participated in drills so far in this early stage of the preseason as because he wanted a new deal. "I'm just happy, I'm happy all that's over with," Umenyiora said of the tense negotiations. "It's time to get bac k t o work. HANNAH O n this hot, blistering day, w h o better to cool you off than this week s beauty Unlim i ted feature Hannah. We know you've seen he r before, but you asked to see he r again, so here she is. Dynamic doesn t come close to describing this self-made woman who man ages to stay humt?le in s i te of her success. Hannah enjoys spending time with her friends and family and i s no stranger to the camera when it' s pointed in her d irection. When it comes down to the ma n i n he r life Hanna h said he must be as ou tgoi n g and as free-sp ir ited as she is, but still ho l ding on to t h ose v al ues that make him special and admired. He also must be strong, confident, and clean spirited. H you re I nterested I n being in the Beauty Unlimited or Spotlight, please send your Information and photo including a contact number to: lcrews@ fl se ntlnel.com r-0 0 )> C/) m z :::::! z m r-m c: rr m :::::! z c: m r-(i) :I: m c m < m ::u -< -4 c: m C/) c )> z c c


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The power pair are no longer in the red and have finally paid off the whopping $soo,ooo tax lien that they owed to the feds. A rep for the sexy sweethearts said that both Pat ton and Thicke have been working hard in order to satisfy the December 2011 lien, which was held against their lavish L.A. digs. Patton, 36, recently costarred in the blockbuster hit "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol alongside Tom Cruise, while Thicke, whose music has been referred to as "blue eyed soul," is promoting his latest album "Love After War." The couple, who have a toddler son, met and fell in love when they were in high school and "wearing Cross Colours." Patton has admitted that when they began dating, she hid Thicke from all of her friends because he was white and didn't want to be judged. Ironically, Patton is half-white. The expensive designer clothing that Ray J is being sued for by L.A. stylist Marc Littlejohn have RAY J been found. The clothes were left in Whitney Houston's hotel room on the night she died and haven't been seen since. But now Ray J's rep says the mystery was solved when one of Whitney's as sociates handed the clothes over to the singer. Sources say that the items were taken from Whitney's room along with the rest of her belongings. We're told Houston's people couldn't get in touch with Ray J because he changed his phone number. Ray J is expected to reach out to the designer to settle the legal matter. 'FIRIIIJ Fe .. s 1111 DIWSI .. DIId Richard Dawson, the wisecracking British entertainer who was among the DAWSON schemers in the 1,96os sitcom "Hogan's Heroes" and a decade later began kissing thousands of female contestants as host of the game show "Family Feud" has died. He was 79 Dawson, died Saturday night from complications re lated to esophageal cancer at Ronald Reagan Memorial hospital, his son Gary said. BIITVIIIrl ames an Dealer 111111111 -; .. i ...... t!f..J/ tl J : .. \tj / \i;. .. J -.. I DREW BARRYMORE And WILL KOPELMAN Actress Drew Barrymore, 37, has tied the knot for the third time, marrying her art dealer fiance Will Kopelman. The "Charlie'sAngels" actress, wore a Chane! gown and wed Kopelman on Sat urday in a Jewish ceremony at their estate in Montecito, CA, with guests including Reese Witherspoon, Cameron Diaz, Jimmy Fallon and Busy Philips. Barrymore is pregnant with the couple's first child. It seems like Chris Brown is the internets YoungBerg. Brian McKnight, fed up with the criticism he has received for his latest "Adult" themed mixtape, looked to twitter to express his displeasure, using Chris Brown's "alleged" beating of Rihanna as an example on what fans today deem "ac ceptable". McKnight later retorted that the remark was not a CHRIS BROWN vs. BRIAN MCKNIGHT slight towards Breezy personally, but that did not stop the young R&Ber from responding in kind with harsh remarks towards the veteran crooner. Jackson's 1nso111ia Note To Preslev Pulled FreiD lucuon MICHAEL JACKSON And LISA MARIE PRESLEY Lisa Marie Presley was married to Michael Jackson from 1994 to 1996, and during that time he apparently suffered from insomnia. Julien's Auctions, in Bev erly Hills obtained a handwritten letter from the King of Pop to his then-wife Presley, in which he vents about his lack of sleep. In the note, written sometime between 1993 and 1996, he says: "Smell here [arrow with box] Lisa I truly need this rest I haven't slept litterally [sic] in 4 days now. I need to be away from phones and Business people. I must take care of my health first Im' [sic] crazy for you." He signed the note, Love, Turd," which was presumably a nickname of his. The auction house recently decided to remove the letter from the auction which is scheduled to take place December2. Todd Bridges Splhs From Wile 1114 Years Actor Todd Bridges, who is known for his public struggles with both fame and drugs after his '7os sitcom hit "Di.lfrent Strokes," is splitting from his wife, Dori, of14years. Bridges, who also had an occasional acting stint on the now-defunct 1V sitcom "Everybody Hates Chris, reported the news of his breakup on Twitter: She's a great mother im glad to have had the years to know her and have a great kid with her as we know, people grow apart aQd we did. The Bridges' marital problems were first made public back in 2007, when they appeared together on reality show "Decision TODD BRIDGES And Wife, DORI House," where couples received on-camera therapy to save their marriage. Now, just five years later, the pair, who have two children, have called it quits. On Monday, Bridges tweeted: life is full of changes God allows them to better your life. Either you except his changes now or you painfully deal with them. GOD has you.


MR. LOUIS 'BIG BEN' BENJAMIN A homegoing service for Mr. Louis "Big Ben" Benjamin was held Saturday, June 2, 2012, at 2 p. m. at the Church OfTrust God Ministries in Loris, South Car olina. The interment will be at Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery in Tampa, FL, on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, at 11 a.m. Mr. Benjamin was a retired operator from the International Organization of Operating Engi neers. He attended the public schools in Georgia and Florida, graduating from Middleton Sr. High School, Class of 1966. He was a true patriarch of his family, known as a kind, gentle loving husband, father, grandfa ther, brother, uncle and friend. He was a Deacon at his church, Church Of Trust God Ministries, and beloved and re spected b y all who knew him. He leaves to mourn his pass ing: a devoted wife, Sabrina Wtl son Benjamin; daughters, Franchesa Benjamin-Russ, Lisa Williams (John), Tammy Ben jamin and Shannon Wilson; sons, Frank Benjamin and Emanuel Wilson; grandchil dren, Tierra, Romella, Jabari, Kemi, Justin, Jamiya, Jordon, Marlon, Frank Benjamin, Jr., Schyla and Caden; great grand children, MarJie, Julissa and Layla; sisters, Verlyn BenjaminCrompton and Matlene Ben jamin-Lindsey (Robert); brothers, Willie Matthiew (Wynetta) and John Lester Ben jamin; nieces, Pamyla (Ro drick), Kimberly, Robin, Melynda (Kevin), Rita, Yvonne, Theresa (Eddie), Tamika, An drea, Erica (Craig), Joan, Monique, Reva Latisha and Sa vannah; nephews, Joseph, III, Tavares, Terry, Robert, Ray mond, Michael, Jeremiah, Joshua and Isaiah; sisters-inlaw, Lillie P. Gerald and Gail Thompson (Randy); brother-inlaw, James Davis Bellamy; spe cial friends, Robert Brooks, Will, Hicks, Tony, Greg, William, Bernard Thomas, Charlie Ross, Edward Walker, and the Middleton Class of1966; and a host of devoted friends and relatives in the South-Car olina and Tampa Bay area. A memorial gathering fo honor his life will be held Sun day, June 10, 2012, at the Knoll wood Manor Club House, 6801 N. Diana Ct., Tampa, 33610 (off 30th Street) from 11 a. m. to 5 p. m. Arrangements entrusted to Wilson Funeral Home, 3000 N. 29th Street, Tampa, 33605, (813) 248. "A WILSON SERVICE" www.wilson-funeralhome,com Fax (813) 231 -0521 Letourliuuilytakec&eof)'Otlrlinnily. 'Weare the keytoa fine andqualily!lervb" IN MEMORIAM RIQUIERA TUCKER Another year has gone by, but I could never have the strength to say goodbye. You were so young when God gave you your wings to fly. I cry on the inside, but only God knows why. Fatty, we miss you so much, 'cause you're always on our minds. 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CJ) President Obama Writes Fifth Grader's Excuse Note 2 For as lo ng as there have Z m been teachers, students have y. had excuses: My dog ate my homework. My computer crashed. I had football practice N But 11-year-old Tyler Sulli van of Minnesota isn't one to make excuses He's a good kid: he finishes his work after play ing quarterback, his computer is well maintained, and his dog do esn't like paper "If I was presid ent I would say no more smoking, no m o re tobacco, and no more drugs, said Sullivan. But on Friday, Sullivan skipped school for the first time in his life, to meet President Barack Obama. Pres. Obama was in town visiting the Honeywell facility in Golden Valley, Minn Tyler's father, Ryan, had introduced Pres. Obama be fore his speech at Honeywe ll and approached the family after the speech. "F irst I said, 'Hi, Mr. Presi dent.' Then he says, 'Hi Tyler, you must be out of school then,'" said Tyler. Pres. Obama realized Tyler was skipping school, and asked an aide for a pen and a card with presidential letter head. "Do you want me to write an excuse note? What's your teacher's name?" Tyler re membered. "And l say, 'Mr. Ackerman.' And he writes, 'Please excuse Tyler. He was with me. Barack Obama, the president." Tyler has framed the note. ., Pretty cool and it's like r ob, I'm famous. It' s really cool," 0 Tyler said. 15-Year-Oid FataiiV Shot Bv Older Brother IIi Freak Accidenr CJ) m z ::j z m rIn what family members are calling a "freak accident" 15-year-old Kadijah James died from a gunshot wound to the chest as a resu lt of playing with a gun with her 17-year-old brother. Police say that the brother and sister were playing around with a gun when it accidentally went off. Another teen was re portedly in the home where the incident took place. The brother was taken in for ques tioning by the police. Relatives do not know who owns the gun. 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Liberal activists complain that ALEC, which has been around for nearly 40 years, They also point to some of the laws that ALEC has helped spread around the country, such as ID rules for voters and the so-called Stand Your Ground" self-defense law that's at the center of the Florida case in which teenager Martin was killed. Wal-Mart 's decision fol lows several other c o mpanies' withdrawal from the group, including Amazon. com, Coca Cola Co., Kraft Foods Inc., McDonald's Corp., PepsiCo Inc. and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.


Natlona Zimmerman Back In Jail, 2 Davs After Bond Revoked GEORGE ZIMMERMAN MIAMI George Zimmerman, the former neighborhood watch volun teer charged with murder in the killing of Trayvon Martin, surrendered to police Sunday and was booked into a central Florida two days after his bond was revoked. Zimmerman,s legal team said in a tweet Sunday afternoon that he was in police custody. Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester revoked Zimmerman,s bond on Friday, saying the defendant c and his wife had lied to the a: court in April about their LL finances so he could obtain a lower bond. About 40 minutes before the 2:30 p.m. Sunday deadline to surrender, the Seminole County jail website listed Zimmerman as an inmate. He was being held without bail and had $500 in his jail account, the website showed. Prosecutors said last week that Zimmerman and his wife told the judge at a bond hearing in April that they had limited money, even though he had raised about $135,000 through a website set up for his legal defense. They sug gested more has been collect ed since and deposited in a bank account. Defense attor neys say the matter is a mis understanding The judge said Friday he would schedule a hearing after Zimmerman was back in custody so he could explain himself. 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The older man had been staying with the Kinyua family for about six weeks at co their townhouse in the """ Baltimore suburb of Joppatowne. c( The remains have been a. positively identified as Agyei-Kodie,s and a rela tive in the United States has been notified, according to sheriff's office spokeswoman Monica Worrell. No othe:J; charges have been filed against anyone else, she said. Both the victim and his alleged killer had attended nearby Morgan State University, a historically black university in Baltimore. Kinyua had just finished his junior year, and Agyei-Kodie was a gradu ate student who last attended classes in 2008. Both men were also originally from Africa; Kinyua, a U.S. citizen, moved from Kenya as a child and Agyei-Kodie was from Ghana. Investigators haven't given a possible motive in the slaying. In a separate case on May 19, police said Kinyua beat a man with a baseball bat on Morgan State's campus, fracturing his skull and making him lose sight in one eye Kinyua was free on $220,000 bail in that case. He is being held without bond on a murder charge. AI SharPton Helps Launch Campaign To EndHazinu ALSHARPTON AI Sharpton is joining civil rights leaders, and mem bers of black fraternities and sororities to launch an anti hazing campaign. Fueled by the death of Florida A&M University band member Robert Champion,s, members of the coalition announced Thursday (May 31) that the severity of the student's story moved them to take action. "We no longer can treat it as a series of isolated and unrelated sets of unfortunate incidences," said president of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc., Jimmy Hammock. Federal Blunders Enable ldendtv Then U.s. Rep. Kathy Castor is working with Rep. Rich Nugent on legislation to restrict the release of the Social Security Death Master File. Thousands of names, Social Security numbers and birth dates accidentally are released to the public every year by the U.S. government. The information is in the Social Security Death Master File, made public by the Social Security Administra tion and designed to include only deceased people. The file is widely available on the Internet and is known as a go-to resource for identity thieves. The master file erroneously adds information for about 1,000 living people every month, apparently due in part to data-entry mistakes. Information from living peo ple was documented in the file by government watchdog reports as far back as 2008. Still, the problem contin ues, according to the Social Security inspector general. "These errors can have serious consequences for the affected individuals," Inspector General Patrick P. O,Carroll Jr. said during a recent congressional hear ing. "That personal information can be used to obtain loans or credit to apply for government benefits or to assume a new identity." Crime suspects Sought In Armed Robberv BOBBY JACKSON Tampa Police have identi fied two men being sought for an armed robbery that occurred Friday morning. Police said Edward Smith, 49, was at a store in the 400 block of Floribraska at 10:53 a. m. cashing his social security check. According to the report, after Smith cashed his check and exited the store, two men jumped out of a vehicle, and pointed their guns at him, demanding his money. Police said Smith ran and the suspects got in the vehi cle and chased him to the 500 block of Floribraska where they robbed him. Officers arrived and searched the area for the STEVEN HARRIS suspect vehicle described as a white Dodge Charger. Within 10 minutes, officers spotted a vehicle matching the description with a female driver. After conducting a traffic stop, officers reported Steven Harris, 22, had just turned the car over to his mother. Detectives said they don't believe she was involved in the crime, and she is cooperating with police. Police are looking for Harris and a second man, Bobby Jackson, 22, on charges of aggravated assault. Anyone knowing the whereabouts of thee two men is asked to call Tampa Police. UNCLE SANDY What's left to believe 2, 4, 7, 9 when the truth 12, 15, 18, 20 becomes a lie 24, 28, 30, 33 and the lie becomes 37, 39, 44, 46 the truth 48, 50, 51, 55 BEN ON 221-1800 1461 Tampa Park Plaza @ Nebraska Ave. & scott St. The h1rmg of a la.1yer 1s an 1mporta"t dec s1on that should not be based so:e.y upon adve4.sements Before )OU dec de us to send ,o. FREE wr 1nfomat on about qua'111cJt1ons and expenence


Crime m Teen Wounded During Argument At East Talilpa Aoanment complex Tampa Police report that a witness reported seeing 15 to 20 Black males, possibly juveniles, engaged in an argument at the River Oaks Apartments, across from Robles Elementary School, in the 68oo block of Woodville Street Sunday night. According to the witness, several gunshots were fired in the area where the argu ment occurred. As the wit ness took cover he reported hearing several more shots. He then saw a group of Black males running away from the scene, police said. Police said several of the fleeing suspects tried to get into a vehicle that was parked on the side of the complex. They could not get inside the vehicle, so they jumped over a wall at the complex i nto the Waterside Island Apartments. When police units arrived on the scene, they found a 17-year-old on the sidewalk IIIIV l1sa1ng CEI/Preslde with a gunshot wound to the calf. Three parked vehicles were hit by bullets during the shooting. The victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Police said there were sev eral bystanders at the scene, and attempts to interview them were not successful. Police said the victim was also uncooperative and pro vided only a vague descrip tion of what happened. The vehicle the suspects tried to enter is described as a blue 2001 Nissan Maxima, 4-door, Florida Tag #1622HE. Police said because the victim and bystanders were not cooperative, they have not established a motive for the shooting. They also reported that police had been called to the complex twice this year, once for an auto burglary and on a report of criminal mischief. Suspect Sought In Shooting At GisStadon Tampa Police are asking for help in locating a man who shot another man after an altercation at a gas sta tion Saturday. According to the report, Gregory Finley, 25, heard his brother was involved in an altercation at the Mobil Gas Station in the 4200 block of Busch Boulevard. Police said Finley went to the station to check on his brother and when he arrived, he confronted a man who was armed with a hand gun. The suspect reported fired two shots, one of them strik ing Finley in the arm. The suspect then got into his vehicle and rammed Finley's vehicle three times before fleeing the area. Finley is reported to be in stable condition and the sus pect is described as a mid dle-eastern male in his mid 20s. en 0 Suspect In Four Robberies Has Similar i m Panern And Description Tampa Police Robbery detectives report that they are investigating a robbery pattern in the Westshore area where the suspect has a similar pattern and descrip tion. The first robbery occurred May 22nd at 10:20 p m. at North B Street and Hubert Avenue. In that robbery, police said a man approached the victim from behind, shocked him with a stun gun, and took his !phone. The suspect was described as a black male, 6 feet tall, weighing 200 pounds. Fifteen minutes later, police said a woman was pushed to the ground and her purse was taken on Lois Avenue and North A Street. On May 23rd, a 74-year old man was attacked as he sat on a curb in the 1800 block of North Westshore Boulevard. Police said the victim was knocked to the ground and the suspect took his money and his hearing aid. In the fourth robbery, police said the victim was struck by the suspect, knocking her to the ground in the 4600 block of West Gray Street. Police said the suspect dragged the victim several feet and searched her pock ets. The victim also hit the .... N "TT suspect on the head with a r gallon water jug, and the suspect fled c In all four robberies, the :J> suspect was described as a Black male. z :::! z m r OJ c: r r m :::! z "'D c: OJ c en % m c m < m ooo4 c m en c ;113DiVS r leur 1101el )> z c ., :!! c 1111'\000 lles 11111111 & Slid II 1111 Tl ..... lllcl ...... 2000. C) m .... CD


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