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S VOL. XXII The Tri County’s Only Multicultural Newspaper TRI COUNTY ENTRY NO. 15 An ‘Open Secret’: Catholic Sexual Abuse in the Black Community See Lifestyle - Page 14A FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2014 KNS ROCKSTAR opens for Chris Brown’s songwriter Eric Bellinger See Around the Tri-Counties - Page 15A GOOD Club honors local elected Democrats See Local - Page 1B AG Harris Arrests Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church Revenge Porn Operator Hosts Annual Day Celebration Pictured is Casey E. Meyering, an Oklahoma man arrested for allegedly being the owner and operator of a revenge porn website. LOS ANGELES -- Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced the arrest of the alleged owner and operator of a revenge porn website who facilitated the posting of more than 400 sexually explicit photos of Californians and HARRIS, See page 12A Michael Dunn Verdict: There Are No Winners in this Case Jordan Davis, 17 (R) an unarmed teenager received 10 bullet wounds from 47-year-old Michael Dunn, a white software engineer., on Nov. 23, 2012, during an argument sparked by the volume of rap music pumping out of an SUV at a Jacksonville gas station. (Photo Courtesy of Adora Obi Nweze, President of the Florida State NAACP: “The State of Florida has spoken and 47-year old Mi- chael Dunn will have to answer for some of his crimes relating to having opened fire on an SUV filled with DUNN, See page 12A Oxnard High School Dedicates Softball Field to Daisy Tatum Saturday, February 22nd 9am-9:30am Agenda Presentation Colors OHS ROTC Pledge of Allegiance, OHS Softball Team Captains Welcome, Eric Riegert Ed.D. OHS Principal Board & Cabinet Comments Daisy Tatum Acceptance Ceremonial First Pitch Oxnard, CA -- The Women’s Ministry of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church (Bethel A.M.E.), hosted their Annual Day Celebration this past Sunday, February 16, 2014. The event, themed Christian Women Empowered to Scam Alert Early Tax Season Cons Crooks start off early The Women’s Ministry of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church Serve in Any Season of Life, is an annual celebration whose purpose is to serve the women of the church and community by providing spiritual directions and guidance, education on women’s health issues, assisting the needy, and inter- ceding for others in prayer. Ultimately, to help women mature as Christians. Bethel celebrated the Women’s Ministry as part of their worship service. The celebration began with an introduction of the speakers by Stephanie Kel- ley followed by an A and B Selection by the choir. The keynote speakers included Grenisha Holmes, Inez Lanns, Ruby Manor and Jeweline Jones. Grenisha Holmes emphasized the importance of BETHEL, See page 14A True Blues Colors Santa Barbara in tax season to fleece you before you file By Sid Kirchheimer, AARP Help seniors suffering from severe cold. AARP will match donations dollar-for-dollar up to $250,000. Whether you're gleefully expecting a refund or dreading writing that IRS check, scammers hit full throttle as you gear up for tax season, continuing through April 15 (and even afterward). Here's how to stay clear of them. Mail thieves In coming weeks, taxfiling documents from employers, banks and financial firms should be hitting your mailbox — and so could identity thieves. Late January through mid-February provides ideal opportunity for mail-stealing SCAM, See page 12A Trio posing with Campbell Hall employees and volunteers The "True Blues" concert featured some of the greatest blues performers of traditional blues. Corey Harris led the introduction of the featured musicians of the evening. Guy Davis, (son of actors Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis) led the concert. Needless to say (Photo Credit: Gary L. Harbour) that his style and mastery of blues guitars, harmonica, singing and dancing was incredible. Alvin Youngblood BLUES, See page 3A

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