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1 year later, MLK Memorial inscription unchanged WASHINGTON (AP) — A year after the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial opened to visitors in Washington, the group behind the monument is still working with the National Park Service to change an inscription quoting the civil rights leader. Harry Johnson, president of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Foundation, told The Associated Press on Tuesday the work will wait until after the height of the summer tourist season. Then the memorial’s sculptor and stone carver will return in September or October to change the words carved in the central “Stone of Hope.” The inscription is being changed after critics, including the poet Maya Angelou, complained it didn’t accurately reflect King’s words. It reads: “I was a drum major for justice, peace and righteousness.” Critics say King’s full quotation seems more modest.

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‘Beverly Hills Cop’ TV series reportedly in development Brace yourselves Eddie Murphy fans; Beverly Hills Cop is hitting small screens nearest to you. Rumor has it that Murphy plans to turn his popular film franchise into a television series after plans to make a fourth big screen installment of the action comedy series fell through. According to Entertainment Weekly, the reboot is being developed by The Shield creator Shawn Ryan, and Murphy, who was also a producer on all three Beverly Hills Cop films, is slated to produce the series and play a small role as his iconic Axel Foley character on the show as well. In an October 2011 interview with the Rolling Stone, Murphy said he was trying to produce a television series that would star “Axel Foley’s son and Axel is the chief of police now in Detroit.” “I’d do the pilot, show up here and there. None of the movie scripts [for a third sequel] were right; it was trying to force this premise. If you have to force something, you shouldn’t be doing it. It was always a rehash of the old thing. It was always wrong,” he said. When reports surfaced that Murphy wanted popular comedian Kevin Hart to take on the lead role, the Think Like a Man star posted a message on Facebook in reference to being involved in the project. “Thanks to my fans I just found out Eddie Murphy said he wants me to play Axel Foley on his new TV show Beverly Hills Cop…I’m flattered and speechless right now…Thank y’all for passing the message to me,” Hart said. Let us know what you think. Would you tune in for a TV version of Beverly Hills Cop. And who should carry on the torch as Axel Foley, Jr.? PAGE 2


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Clark Atlanta University to offer course on Michael Jackson Today the world celebrates what would have been Michael Jackson’s 53rd birthday, and a university in Atlanta is honoring the King of Pop with a college course reflecting on his cultural legacy. Veteran entertainment attorney James Walker has been selected by Clark Atlanta University to teach a unique new MBA course, Michael Jackson: The Business of Music, which will examine how the eccentric late pop star built a billion dollar empire. “The class will feature a curriculum that reviews everything about Jackson’s empire – from how he negotiated and his tours, record deals, and merchandising, to how he revolutionized legal practices related to entertainment copyrights, trademarks, licenses and more,” an official press release stated. “The course will also highlight the late popstar’s dealing in TV, real estate, film and music publishing.” Clark Atlanta is the first university to offer a masters level course on the King of Pop. Walker has a long list of high-profile clients that have included Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx, BET star Dr. Bobby Jones, Gospel legend Dr. Shirley Caesar, DMX, and Freddie Jackson.

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ture desire to work in the entertainment industry whether as artist, attorney, business manager, accountant or other,” says Walker. “I’ve taught classes at Yukon University, Boston College and other places covering a lot of topics related to entertainment and the legal profession, but this course allows me to really provide my students with a comprehensive understanding of the music industry and the business mechanics involved.” It’s been three years since the world lost Michael Jackson, one of the most popular artists of all time. To this day, Jackson’s multimedia empire is virtually unrivaled. Clark Atlanta University is a private, historically black university in Atlanta, Georgia. It was formed in 1988 with the consolidation of Clark College and Atlanta University. Follow Chris @WitherspoonC

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Booky Wook: A Memoir of Sex, Drugs and Stand-Up,” which was on The New York Times best-seller list for five weeks in a row, and the follow up, “Booky Wook 2: This Time It’s Personal.” Brand hosted the 2012 MTV Movie Awards and the MTV Video Music Awards in 2008; he hosted the MTV VMA’s again in 2009 and garnered the biggest VMA audience since 2004, with nearly nine million viewers. Beginning his career as a stand-up comedian, Brand rose to fame in the UK in 2003 for his “Big Brother” spin-off, “Big Brother’s Big Mouth.” He launched his first nationwide tour, Shame, in 2006; the show was released on DVD as Russell Brand: Live. Brand launched his second nationwide tour in 2007, Russell Brand: Only Joking; released on DVD as Russell Brand: Doin’ Life. He brought his stand-up comedy tour to the United States in 2009 with his tour, Russell

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Wll.i.Am music to debut on Mars mission The Black Eyed Peas front man Will.i.Am is set to debut his new song “Reach for the Stars” from Mars’ terrain tomorrow. According to The Huffington Post, the song will be will be blaring through the speakers of the Curiosity rover, which is on a fact-finding mission on Mars. Will.i.Am will also be announcing his collaboration with NASA on a new education initiative with his i.am.angel Foundation, a charity that is dedicated to transforming lives through education, and creating opportunity for needy students that want to attend college.

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Amber Rose and Wiz Khalifa reportedly expecting 1st child Model and actress Amber Rose is reportedly pregnant with rapper and fiance Wiz Khalifa’s child. While details are scarce, a source told Radar Online that the two are ready to start a family. “Amber and Wiz unexpectedly got pregnant, but they’re really happy to be starting a family together,” a source close to the situation told RadarOnline.com. With a baby on the way, the insider claims that Rose has to adapt her hard-partying lifestyle for the child’s health. For instance, she will have to quit smoking cigarettes and comes to terms that her famous figure will be lost for at least a few months. “Amber’s already had to make some big lifestyle changes, like not smoking cigarettes anymore. As a model she’s used to having a thin waist, so this is going to be an adjustment for her,” states a source allegedly close to the couple. Prior to her time with Khalifa, Rose was involved in a highprofile relationship with rapper Kanye West. Their on again off again relationship came to a halt after two years and was dogged by rumors of an affair between West and Kim Kardashian. Rose has been with Wiz Khalifa ever since. For the latest music news, follow Kyle Harvey on Twitter at @HarveyWins. PAGE 7


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Throughout the 1990's as well as the 1980's, 1970's, 1960's and 1950's, there has been only one King of the Blues - Riley B. King, affectionately known as B.B. King. Since B.B. started recording in the late 1940's, he has released over 60 albums many of them considered blues classics, like 1965's definitive live blues album "Live At The Regal", and 1976's collaboration with Bobby "Blue" Bland, "Together For The First Time". Over the years, B.B. has had two number one R & B hits, 1951's "Three O'Clock Blues", and 1952's "You Don't Know Me", and four number two R & B hits, 1953's "Please Love ONLINE EDITION

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Me", and 1954's "You Upset Me Baby", 1960's "Sweet Sixteen, Part I", and 1966's "Don't Answer The Door, Part I". B.B.'s most popular crossover hit, 1970's "The Thrill Is Gone" went to #15 pop. But B.B. King, as well as the entire blues genre, is not radio oriented. His classic songs such as "Payin' The Cost To Be The Boss", "Caldonia", " How Blue Can You Get", "Everyday I Have The Blues", and "Why I Sing The Blues", are concert (and fan) staples. Riley B. King was born on September 16, 1925, on a cotton plantation in Itta Bene, Mississippi, just outside the Mississippi delta town of Indianola. He used to play on the corner of Church and Second Street for dimes and would sometimes play in as many as four towns on a Saturday (Continued on page 11)

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night. With his guitar and $2.50, he hitchhiked north to Memphis, Tennessee, in 1947 to pursue his musical career. Memphis was the city where every important musician of the South gravitated and which supported a large, competitive musical community where virtually every black musical style was heard. B.B. stayed with his cousin Bukka White, one of the most renowned rural blues performers of his time, who schooled B.B. further in the art of the blues. B.B.'s first big break came in 1948 when he performed on Sonny Boy Williamson's radio program on KWEM out of West Memphis. This led to steady performance engagements at the Sixteenth Avenue Grill in West Memphis and later to a ten minute spot on black staffed and managed radio station WDIA. "King's Spot", sponsored by Pepticon, a health tonic, became so popular that it was increased in length and became the "Sepia Swing Club". Soon, B.B. needed a catchy radio name. What started out as Beale Street Blues Boy was shortened to Blues Boy King, and eventually B.B. King. Incidentally, King's middle initial "B" is just that, it is not an abbreviation. In the mid-1950's while B.B. was performing at a dance in Twist, Arkansas, a few fans became unruly. Two men got into a fight and knocked over a kerosene stove, setting fire to the hall. B.B. raced outdoors to safety with everyone else, but then realized that he left his $30 guitar inside, so he rushed back inside to retrieve it, narrowly escaping death. When he later found out that the fight had been over a woman named Lucille, he decided to give the name to his guitar. Each one of B.B.'s guitars since that time have been called Lucille. Soon after his number one hit, "Three O'Clock Blues", B.B. began touring nationally, and he has never stopped, performing an average of 125 concerts a year. In 1956 B.B. and his band played an astonishing 342 one night stands. From the chitlin circuit with its small town cafes, ghetto theaters, country dance halls, and roadside joints to jazz clubs, rock palaces, symphony concert halls, college concerts, resort hotels and prestigious concert halls nationally and internationally, B.B. has become the most renowned blues musician of the past 60 years.

Missy Elliott tracks coming Labor Day weekend Missy Elliott fans have been in serious withdrawal since she largely disappeared from the music scene after her 2005 release The Cookbook. We later learned a rare and potentially fatal disease had sidelined the iconic hip-hop diva and taken a toll on her health. But never fear, Missy is on the comeback trail. According to her frequent producer and collaborator Timbaland, the 41-year-old female rapper will drop two new singles (called “9th Inning” and “Triple Threat”) over Labor Day weekend.

B.B.'s technique is nonetheless complex, featuring delicate filigrees of single string runs punctuated by loud chords, subtle vibratos, and "bent" notes. The technique of rock guitar playing is to a large degree derived from B.B.'s playing. In the army, B.B. was introduced to the music of such guitarists as Charlie Christian and T-Bone Walker. "I heard an electric guitar that wasn't playing spiritual", recalls B.B. "It was T-Bone Walker doing "Stormy Monday", and that was the prettiest sound I think I ever heard in my life. That's what really started me to play the blues". Over the years, B.B. has developed one of the world's most readily identified guitar styles. He borrowed from Lonnie Johnson, Blind Lemon Jefferson, T-Bone Walker and others, integrating his precise vocal like string bends and his left hand vibrato, both of which have become indispensable components of rock guitarist's vocabulary. His economy, his every note counts phrasing, has been a model for thousands of players including Eric Clapton, George Harrison and Jeff Beck.

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Disappearing Acts: Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone & The Erasure of Black Women in Film "I've never changed my hair. I've never changed my color, I have always been proud of myself, and my fans are proud of me for remaining the way I've always been." - Nina Simone When I think of Nina Simone I think of her dark chocolate skin, her full lips and her tight 'fro. Her looks were and still are every bit as relevant and powerful as the songs she sang. As a matter of fact, her undeniable African features defined and empowered her musical career. So it's no small wonder that people are outraged at hearing last week's confirmed announcement that Zoe Saldana, an Afro-Latina with a cafĂŠ au lait complexion and fine facial features, has been cast as the High Priestess of Soul in an upcoming bio-pic. The fires were fanned this past weekend when an interview by the film's writer and director, Cynthia Mort, surfaced in "Entertainment

Weekly" where she talks about the biopic as something seemingly more inspired by Nina with composite characters than a film about Nina and the real-life characters from her life. Zoe Saldana, best known for her roles in Avatar and Columbiana, may have the acting chops to play the lead in a feature movie, but when it comes to playing Nina Simone, I'm not so sure. It's not simply that Saldana looks nothing like Simone, a woman who could spit out a truthful and causticMississippi Goddamn that reminded you in no uncertain terms that she had been rejected because of her skin color. Casting Saldana also attempts, if inadvertently, to erase the memory of Simone's revolutionary ebon image from our minds and history's musical canon. Saldana as Simone specifically challenges the message of Simone's music and undermines the power of her well-documented resistance to conventional ideas of beauty and colorism. Nina's success and appeal had as much to do with her talent as it did with her having big lips, wide hips and that Mama Africa bosom. Unlike Lena Horne, Diana Ross & The Supremes, and Tina Turner whose crossover success was as much a result of having talent as well as having sexy live performances and glamorous good looks, Nina used her experiences with racism, colorism and sexism to ignite her music with strength and resilience heard so defiantly in To Be Yong Gifted & Black for example. (Continued on page 14)

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Because Simone's blackness extended as much to her musical prowess as to her physicality and image, it's perplexing that the film's production team, led by Jimmy Iovine, expects anyone, particularly in the black community, to (re)imagine Nina Simone as fair-skinned, thin-lipped and narrow-nosed? I guess if you look at Hollywood's history of casting black female roles, especially in biopics, it's not all that surprising. With a few exceptions -- Angela Bassett as Tina Turner, Halle Berry as Dorothy Dandridge and Beyonce as Etta James -- Hollywood has a long history of giving black actresses the finger by casting white women in the lead of films based on the lives of black women -- most famously Elizabeth Taylor as Cleopatra. Angelina Jolie was given the green light to portray Mariane Pearl, an Afro-Cuban Chinese, French writer in the 2007 adaptation of Pearl's A Mighty Heart, which we kinda let slide because, well, it was Angie. But then she was cast again in a role based on a black woman character in the film Wanted, an adaptation of the same titled comic book series in which the main character is a black. And the real kicker came in 2008 when Mena Suvari, a white actress, was cast in "St"uck, the true life story of AfricanAmerican Chante Mallard, for which Suvari had the nerve to

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sport cornrows. If it only requires cornrows and a full-lipped box-office bombshell to secure these roles originally penned as black women, then what's to prevent any blonde, brunette, pale-skinned actress from playing black? And if that's the case, then surely Hollywood types also think a light-skinned Black woman can portray a dark-skinned Black woman. Tim Burton and the other producers behind Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter certainly thought so when they cast Jacqueline Fleming, a bi-racial woman, as Harriet Tubman. And hell, even Aretha Franklin wants Halle Berry, a bi-racial woman, to play her in her own life story. And yes, Halle is the highest paid Black actress in America, but is that reason enough for her to represent every Black women on the big screen? From X-Men's Storm to Zora Neale Hurston's Janie, to Dorothy Dandrige and now possibly The Queen of Soul, Halle's image has seeped into America's (cinematic) consciousness as the face of every Black woman making it seem like we are this monolithic community of sistas. If Aretha, known as much for her voice as much for her thickness (and her taste in hats) doesn't even think full-figured, Oscar-winning actresses Mo'nique or Octavia Spencer would be great choices to portray her life story, I'm really not surprised by Zoe's casting. And I get that actors do not have to resemble the famous personas they portray, but when there are so few empowering images of Black women in TV & film, details like weight, skin color and hair become serious sticking points amongst Black folk. And doors do not open for Black actresses with dark skin as readily or as often as they do for their male counterparts. Actors like Wesley Snipes, Sidney Poitier, Don Cheadle, Idris Elba, Bill Cosby and Sam Jackson do not encounter the same level of marginalization and erasure as Whoopi Goldberg, Regina King, Viola Davis and Alfre Woodard. Then there's Tyler Perry, who has produced films like Diary Of A Mad Black Woman and a remake of Ntozake Shange's For Colored Girls, and has cast a number of Black actresses in his movies. Unfortunately, when the lead female character in many of these flicks is a gun-toting, outspoken, Bible-thumping, righteous she-ro named Madea-- Tyler Perry in drag-- and the other Black women are depicted as nonsexual or hyper-sexual, emotionally scarred, spiritually bereft women who just need God, Madea and a man to be happy, selfpoised and empowered, then even and especially these por(Continued on page 15)

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trayals affirm the notion that Black women are monolithic, simple and bordering on irrelevant. If a man in a dress with a gun is a box-office hit and popular with Black audiences then Hollywood takes note and actresses who look like Viola Davis or Regina King find themselves disappearing from the big screen. Since the announcement of Saldana as the lead in Nina's biopic was made, a petition on Change.org has been created, which demands that Saldana be replaced. Supporters of the petition would rather that role go to Lauryn Hill, Adepero Oduye, India.Arie or Viola Davis. The petition, however, has been met with criticism by some who believe the role of Nina Simone is turning into a debate about one actress being "blacker" than another. Those who support Zoe, who is outspoken about being an Afro-Latina, say that her Blackness should not be defined by the color of her skin or the straightness of her hair. The fact that Zoe is Black Dominican is all that should matter. If standards of Black beauty in this country didn't have a history of being valued and de-valued based upon their semblance to whiteness as the standard then maybe it wouldn't matter. In 1966, the woman born Eunice Kathleen Waymon penned The Four Women, which begins, "My skin is Black/ My arms are long/ My hair is wooly/ My back is strong/ Strong enough to take the pain/ Inflicted again and again." Nina had the posture, past and physicality to make this song not only brazen, but also believable and therefore revolutionary in it's telling. How can Saldana possibly bring the pain in an afro-wig and, God-forbid, dark makeup? The producers may as well cast Madea because if it's going to be all about make-up, wigs and fat-suits, ain't nobody bringing it like Mr. Perry.

IN ASHA’S WORDS: I am truly a fan of Zoe Saldana. She is one Hollywoods' top billed actresses and is quite verbal about her AfroLatina roots. With that said she is no Nina Simone. Miller is write to criticize was seems to be a blatantly ridiculous casting decision. At this point goes beyond colorism. It is about 2+2 is not equalling 4. When Denzel portrayed Malcolm X in the Spike Lee directed biopic he somewhat favored the activist and many may agree that by dying his hair auburn red it added to the resemblance. It's not hard to find women in the industry who favor Nina Simone making it more palpable for the audience. The women suggested to play her by the many people protesting this ill-made choice to cast Saldana, have suggested women who are visually qualified for the job. Their acting talent goes without question. There has always been a drought of black faces in respectable roles on the big screen and the drought is more prevalent when it comes to darker toned women,why make it worse? I myself am more interested on Saldana decision to accept the role. As an Afro-Latina is she aware of how people feel and what her feelings are about the displeased individuals pushing to have someone replace her in the role. Asha...

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Kelly Osbourne backs Joan Rivers in Rihanna row KELLY Osbourne has backed Joan Rivers after the comedienne blasted Rihanna for saying she still loves her abusive ex Chris Brown. The outspoken stand-up irked the singer after she vented her fury on Twitter following Rihanna’s teary TV interview with Oprah Winfrey. The We Found Love star broke down as she talked candidly about the assault she suffered at the hands of singer Brown in 2009, but said: “We love each other and we probably always will.” Rivers took to Twitter to air her outrage at Rihanna’s remarks, writing: “Rihanna confessed to Oprah Winfrey that she still loves Chris Brown. Idiot! Now it's MY turn to slap her.” The Bajan hitmaker didn’t take kindly to Rivers’ criticism, hitting back: “Joan_Rivers wow u really do get slow when you're old huh?” She added: “Slap on some diapers.” And now Osbourne has waded into the war of words, expressing ONLINE EDITION

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disbelief that Rihanna took Rivers’ words so seriously. The daughter of Sharon and Ozzy – who co-hosts US TV show Fashion Police with Rivers – wrote: “With the greatest of respect 2 a young lady of whom I love please get a sense of humour @Joan_Rivers paved the way 4 all us opinionated ladies!” Sharp-tongued Rivers has since responded to Rihanna’s retaliatory tweet with a slightly more muted message. She wrote: “Honey, Rihanna, everyone knows: If he hit you once, he'll hit you again. Read the statistics.” And she ended the post with an attempt to make peace with the superstar, saying: “PS Love to have you on Fashion Police!” Rihanna was left bloodied and bruised when a row between her and Brown escalated into violence en route to a pre-Grammy Awards party in Los Angeles. The R&B star was sentenced to five years’ probation and six months of community service. PAGE 17


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New York, New York - Caribbean Born Author Pens Book Females Guide to Understanding Leadership PRLog (Press Release) - Aug 17, 2012 - New York, New York – Caribbean Born Author Dr. Neva Helena Alexander Pens Book Females Guide to Understanding Leadership. Women in Small Business are flocking to buy book Females Guide to Understanding Leadership written by Dr. Neva Helena Alexander. Dr. Neva Helena Alexander’s book helps readers harness their unique potential to become better leaders in new global arena that has emerged during the last decade. Women in Small Business are increasingly turning to leadership development in the new global marketplace and are planning to meet the new demands by sharpening their business acumen and skills in several critical areas. Leadership development has been pushed to the forefront as a means to topple the glass ceiling throughout the international arena. Book: Females Guide to Understanding Leadership ISBN No. 9781477487617 Author: Dr. Neva Helena Alexander Book Description: Females' guide to understanding leadership (Available on Amazon.com) This book is created from a female perspective for women around the world. Unlike many other books about leadership, this one combines practical experience from the classroom, boardroom, and research on women’s studies. The aim of the author is for females to become better leaders in the many avenues of their lives. This book helps you to understand the definition of leadership and you, how to lead with passion, being a critical thinker, groups and teams effectiveness, how to represent values to people, ethics, performance, strategic planning, the dynamics of working in the community, organization, behavior change leadership, gender and cultural influences on leadership, and the link between entrepreneurship and leadership. This book presents case studies to help readers better understand the book. This book will give you ONLINE EDITION

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an improve perspective on leadership. “This book is a must read for ladies who are leaders, in a leadership position and who aspire to be a leader of their community, business and organization. This book also include case studies, that would be a great guide for those who are business consultants/professionals and students who are studying business in college to gain knowledge. I had the opportunity of meeting Dr. Neva who is the author and having her speak at the Elevated Ladies Unite Women Executive Leadership Series. This book is for women that are looking to be educated, inspired and elevated”. Lithera Forbes, CEO & Founder, Elevated Ladies Unite. To purchase your copy(s) today log on to Amazon @ http:// www.amazon.com/Females-Guide-Understand and type in Females’ Guide to Understanding Leadership About: Dr Neva Helena Alexander - Dr. Neva Helena Alexander (Dr. Neva) is currently a faculty member at Prince Mohammad University in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia as a Coordinator for Core Humanities and Social Science in the College of Arts and Science. She received her doctorate in education leadership at Argosy University. She has her Master’s degree in Social Science from Long Island University and her Bachelor’s degree from John Jay College of Criminal Justice where she majored in legal studies. Her research interest and specialty includes female leadership, leadership styles and entrepreneurship. Dr. Neva has organized networking events and public relations exposure for businesses and professionals who have been unable to exploit the many marketing opportunities on the internet, within their local communities, nationally and internationally. Dr. Neva has been driven by her passion for leadership, entrepreneurship and education. She was inspired by her mother, a single parent, who from humble beginnings was able to promote herself - through trial and error like most business owners. To tune in to an exclusive with Author Dr. Neva Helena Alexander click here @http:// www.blogtalkradio.com/don-durant/2012/08/17/spend-... To book Dr. Neva Alexander as a speaker or for interview inquiries you may contact Dr. Neva Helena Alexander @ neva@nevaalexander.com: or via telephone at 917-293-3984US or +966595399696KSA PAGE 21


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“U.S. Marshal Harry Bailey and the Case of the Wicked Farmers” By Minister Larry Montgomery, Sr. The word wicked is defined as “evil or morally bad in principle or practice.” Selfish greed can cause people to lose all sense of morality and act wickedly. Larry Montgomery gives an example of just how wicked people can be in his recent book, U.S. Marshal Harry Bailey and the Case of the Wicked Farmers. This book is the second one in the series of Harry Bailey novels. In the first book, we were introduced to the main character, Marshal Harry Bailey. He is a good-looking, 35-year-old African American man. He is well-educated and he was born and raised in New York. He began his career in law enforcement as a police officer. He left the police department to become a U.S. Marshal. He is a man of principle. Marshal Harry Bailey is the type of character that readers can really relate to. One morning, while at a newsstand in Manhattan, Bailey meets Ed Morton. Neither of them realizes the impact that this meeting will have on them. Morton is a homeless man in bad health. He collapses in the arms of Harry Bailey. He begs Bailey to help him because he has been robbed. Harry Bailey is a man that cares about people, so he wants to help him. Sadly, Ed Morton dies on the way to the emergency room. Before Ed takes his last breath, he tells Marshal Bailey some information that will turn his life upside down. Knowing how desperate the man was for help, Harry Bailey knew he had to do something. He began an investigation that would lead to shocking revelations. The deeper he digs, the more Bailey recognizes the gravity of the situation. As he peels back layer after layer, he gets to the root of the evil plot hashed against Ed Morton. Even though Ed Morton is gone, Harry Bailey has the chance to help the family regain what is rightly owed to them. The masterminds behind the sinister plot are determined to cover up their scheme. Harry Bailey must be diligent to crack this case. This story takes the reader on an entertaining, thrilling roller-coaster ride. Montgomery has written a suspenseful story that keeps his audience guessing. I most appreciate Montgomery’s attention to detail. His style of writing lets the reader connect with the characters and their surroundings. He gives a detailed description of the main characters’ physical appearance and background. He also sets up each scene with a vivid word picture of the surroundings. The second book in the Harry Bailey series definitely does not disappoint. It is a great follow-up to the previous book. The Case of the Wicked Farmers leaves readers wanting more and looking forward to the next book in the series. Lynia White is a columnist and book reviewer. For more book reviews by Lynia, visit her blog at www.thequalitycorner.com. To request a review, go to www.blackbookreview.com. Visit our web-site: www.usmarshalharrybailey.com to order a ebook for $9.95 Or sample anyone of our 12 volumes at www.blogtalkradio.com/usmarshalharrybaileycom ONLINE EDITION

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This announcement of the formation of the Health Initiative Campaign and an ongoing partnership of New Life Magazine Inc., 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc., the Whitney Johnson Foundation, Urologist Doctor Erol Mallett & Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc. is to present a platform to improve the quality of health for Long Islanders and encourage early prevention, education, and health care initiatives. “The health disparity gap can be turn around through education, screening, mentoring, training, access, and leadership. Favorable health outcomes are possible utilizing best practices and the joint collaboration of health professionals as well as community resources. Together we can make this happen!” Gloria Gantt RN, BSN, MS “It is important for organizations on Long Island to collaborate to raise awareness and combat at health issues that are prevalent on Long Island. This great milestone is for all organizations on Long Island that are concerned with health care issues”. Phil Andrews, President, 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. “On November 7th, 2011 the 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. appointed me to serve as Health & Wellness Chairman to raise awareness of activities that citizens can pursue which lead to healthier lives and combat health disparities. “Health awareness poses a significant challenge for African Americans and all other ethnic cultures of Long Island. This appointment as Health & Wellness Chairman for the 100 is a significant step which is timely and needed to reverse the trends of lack of adequate information which leads to health disparities The 100 Black Men of Long Island is the 2nd oldest chapter of 100 Black Men of America, Inc., and was established in 1974). My advocacy will cover both Nassau & Suffolk Counties. The purpose of the 100 Black Men of Long Island is to improve the quality of life for all people on Long Island, particularly those of African-American heritage; achieve 100 percent equality in all aspects of community life, including the elimination of bigotry and discrimination; defend human and civil rights; and give assistance to members in honorable endeavors". I would like to give special thanks to Phil Andrews the President of the 100 Black Men of Long Island, Award Winning Actor Kevin Byrd” Kevin Byrd 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. Chairman of Health & Wellness “As an organization of registered professional nurses and nursing students, whose mission is grounded in public service, the Kappa Eta Chapter, Inc. of Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc. is excited to partner with the 100 Black Men of Long Island and other community groups in order to eliminate healthcare disparities and ONLINE EDITION

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improve the health outcomes of the citizens of Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Nurses are an invaluable asset with regards to community outreach because our practice includes giving people reliable, useful information about how to protect their health. In presentations at schools, community groups, senior centers, and other venues, we teach proper nutrition, demonstrate effective safety practices, promote early detection of common diseases, provide education on how to care for disabled or ill family members, and inform individuals about other important health issues. Our goal is to make health information easy to understand, so people can take greater control over their well being. As a result of participating in this collaborative effort, Kappa Eta Chapter will continue its legacy of providing meaningful public service to develop healthy Long Island communities”. Angela R. Jourdain MSN, RN, CCRN President, Kappa Eta Chapter of Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc. About: New Life Magazine. New Life Magazine is a holistic health magazine catering to the total fulfillment of health from a biblical perspective. We endorse health initiatives that promote better health of one’s physical, spiritual, social, emotional and economic wellbeing to produce to favorable health outcomes. Our focus is to decrease the health disparity gap in underserved and at risk populations by providing information and community outreach venues such as Health and Wellness Conferences. The Founding Editor and Publisher Gloria Gantt is a Registered Nurse with 23 years experience in community health. About: 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. Our goal is improving the quality of life on Long Island, and focuses on the Future – Education, Mentoring, Health & Wellness & Economic Empowerment. Health & Wellness is a part of our signature programs. “Adequate healthcare and access to critical information surrounding healthcare issues is an urgent matter and ensures an overall health benefit to the community” Phil Andrews, President – 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc. About: Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc. Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc. is an organization of registered professional nurses was founded on October 16, 1932 by Aliene C. Ewell with the assistance of eleven registered nurses. For further information on the Health and Wellness Conference and partnership with New Life Magazine Inc., 100 Black Men of Long Island, Inc., the Whitney Johnson Foundation, Urologist Doctor Erol Mallett & Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc. call 646.243.7771 or by email at gloria@newlifemagazine.com. Join in collaboration of the Health Initiative Campaign to decrease the health disparity gap in at risk communities on Long Island. PAGE 30


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Veteran Educator Proposes a Way for Creating Smart Schools New book offers a process for the creation of smart or effective schools through the development and implementation of the Educational Instructional Coaching Model WESTBURY, N.Y. – According to John Dewey, education is not a preparation for life, but is life itself. As a veteran educator committed to public education, Dr. Judith Kronin pens Creating Smart Schools, a book that proposes a model that makes it possible for every student to attain a quality education. Ron Edmonds spoke in an uncompromising voice, “All children can learn.” Today, Kronin speaks with the same resounding spirit and says, “All educators can teach.” Creating Smart Schools is a book that offers a process for the creation of effective schools through the development and implementation of the Educational Instructional Coaching Model. This model, (EICM), will enable American students to earn top scores on the Programme for International Students Assessment (PISA). EICM evolved from research and a set of core beliefs, which include the following: The major goal of educators is to inspire students to become critical thinkers and independent learners. Educators must create environments of small learning communities where a major portion of instruction is devoted to problem solving. Educators must create lesson plans that inspire students to increase their enjoyment of good questions and help them work out their own understanding of “static” knowledge like mathematics, science, and reading. ONLINE EDITION

Teachers must design student-directed instructions. Educational reform is comprehensive and involves every member of the educational community. Instructional coaching, which requires mutual respect between a coach and teacher, is the cornerstone for improving classroom instruction. Made available through Xlibris, Creating Smart Schools is the guidebook to what every school needs for every student to attain quality education. For more information on this book, interested parties may log on to www.Xlibris.com. About the Author Creating Smart Schools * by Dr. Judith Kronin The Education Instructional Coaching Model Publication Date: 2011 To purchase copies of the book for call (516) 333 - 1226. For more information, contact jkronin@verizon.com.

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TIME MAGAZINE’s #1 Musical of the Year "Porgy and Bess is a glowing tribute to a phenomenal stage production that transcends time and race: polished, respectful and packed with the creme de la creme of Broadway talent." -BET The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess has triumphantly returned to Broadway, in an electrifying new staging as timeless as ever presenting themes that reflect the cultural landscape of America, featuring such legendary songs as "Summertime," "It Ain't Necessarily So" and "I Got Plenty of Nothing," plus a remarkable cast led by fourtime Tony Award winner Audra McDonald, Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis, and two-time Tony nominee David Alan Grier. Experience the show TIME Magazine declares, "Exquisite, intimate and musically ravishing. A don't-miss theater event!" and The Associated Press calls,“A gorgeous version of The Gershwin Masterpiece!” “AN INDISPENSABLE TICKET! It’s hard to imagine any hurricane matching the tempest that is the extraordinary Audra McDonald.” -The New York Times “AS RAPTUROUS AS EVER! Norm Lewis is a revelation.” -USA Today “A luscious piece of musical Theatre! David Alan Grier is terrific!” -Newsday GET YOUR TICKETS NOW AND SAVE! Sunday through Friday performances: Orchestra & Front Mezz - $89(Reg. $139) Rear Mezz, Rows A to F - $69 (Reg. $87) Rear Mezz, Rows G & H $49 (Reg. $67)

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Mother of ‘Good Morning America’ co-host Robin Roberts dies NEW YORK (AP) — The mother of “Good Morning America” co-host Robin Roberts has died. Jeffrey W. Schneider, senior vice president of ABC News, said 88-year-old Lucimarian Roberts died Thursday night. ABC’s Facebook page said Robins traveled “home to Mississippi just in time to see her.” The death came on the same day Roberts said goodbye to her co-workers and audience before starting medical leave for a bone marrow transplant. Her departure had been set for Friday. But in a last-minute change of plans she told her viewers she was leaving a day early to visit her ailing mother. WABC-TV said Lucimarian Roberts was the first African-American to head Mississippi’s board of education. She also collaborated with her daughter on a book titled, “My Story, My Song — Mother-Daughter Reflections on Life and Faith.”

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“REASONABLE THINKING” By Jim Reed . My  Dear  Readers,  Each  week  I  try  to  come  up  with  in‐ teresting  and  helpful  informa‐ tion,  and  to  keep  you  up  to  date  with  the  goings  on  in  our  communities.  Following  is  gret  information to read and digest.  Take  advantage  of  these  bits  and  pieces  of  information.  That’s all I have to say, and I’m  sticking  with  it!  Have  a  GREAT  Week. LIBI  Members  ‐‐  and  Veter‐ ans  ‐‐  Cablevision  has  gener‐ ously given LIHBCDC the oppor‐ tunity to do a Public Service An‐ nouncement  to  help  us  attract  veterans  and  let  the  public  know  of  our  LIHBCDC  “Building  New  Homes  for  Returning  Vet‐ erans”  Program.  Visit:  www.libi.org  ‐‐‐It  is  NO  surprise  to  me  that  JOE  MONDELLO,  Republi‐ can  Nassau  County  Chairman,  suggested  that  JOE  CAIRO  might be his successor. Another  name bandied about is Senator  Chuck Fuschillo. ‐‐‐Eagle  Scout  Centennial  Parade  9/8  in  RVC  ‐‐  LI’s  Boy  Scouts  of  America  to  celebrate the 100th anniversary  of the Eagle Scout Award with a  parade  and  ceremonies.  In  1912,  Arthur  R.  Eldred  was  the  first  scout  to  earn  the  rank  of  Eagle.  The  Parade  will  step‐off  at  10  a.m.  Boy  Scout  Troops,  Eagle Scouts, Leaders and digni‐ taries  will  march  from  Randall  Ave.  Parking  Field  No.  2  to  Ar‐ thur  R.  Eldred  Park  at  No.  Cen‐ tre Ave. and Parkwood where a  ceremony will take place. ‐‐‐Girl  Scouts  of  Nassau  County ‐‐‐ Interested in becom‐ ing a Girl Scout adult volunteer?  You  can  help  make  our  pro‐ grams  fun  for  girls  of  all  ages  http://ht.ly/djIq7.  Girl  Scouting  builds  girls  of  courage,  confi‐ dence,  and  character,  who  make the world a better place. ‐‐‐Islip  to  offer  parking  ticket  AMNESTY.  Attention,  IS‐ LIP  residents  ‐‐  if  you  haven't  paid the one, two or handful of  ONLINE EDITION

parking tickets from the town  you've  accumulated  in  the  past  seven  years,  you're  in  luck.  From  Sept.  17  to  Oct.  19, the town will hold an am‐ nesty  period  during  which  delinquent  parkers  can  pay  off  their  violations  from  as  early as 2005, at a 40 percent  discount,  including  late  charges. ‐‐‐The  Labor  Day  parade  in New York City will be held  September  8th  (Saturday)  to  a l l o w working people an extended week‐ end  with  their  families  this  week‐ e n d .   The  Parade  will  kick  off  at  10  AM  and will start from 5th Avenue and  4 4 t h   S t r e e t .  Unions  will  line  up  on  the  side  streets.  The  reviewing  stand  is  at  C e n t r a l   P a r k .   The  Grand  Marshall  is  Gary  Labar‐ bera,  President  NYC  Building  T r a d e s ,  Parade  Chair  is  Michael  Mulgrew,  President NYC UFT. ‐‐‐KATHLEEN  RICE  ‐‐  Nassau  County  District  Attorney  an‐ nounces  arrest  of  25  convicted  drunk  drivers  accused  of  driving  without  interlock  devices.  –AND  ‐  “STOP‐DWI”  Labor  Day  Patrols.  Enforcement  Initiative  Planned  to  Keep  Drunk  Drivers  off  Nassau  County Roads. ‐‐‐OSAMA  BIN  LADEN  ‐‐  I  was‐ n't  so  surprised  when  the  bulk  of  our  Navy  Seals  involved  in  the  Bin  Laden  operation  were  eliminated.  So  now,  an  Ex‐Seal  has  written  a  book  that  is  being  "reviewed"  to  prevent  any  "sensitive"  informa‐ tion  reaching  the  public  that  may  compromise our National Security!  Reminds me of an organized crime  movie I once saw. DEAD MEN TELL  NO TALES!!! ‐‐‐NEW  YORK  GIANTS  SUPER‐ BOWL  LEGENDS  VS.  PAL  POLICE  OFFICERS AND STAFF BENEFIT BAS‐ KETBALL  GAME  SATURDAY  OCTO‐ BER  6TH  2012,  7pm  AT  ADELPHI  UNIVERSITY.  $15.00.  Basketball  clinic + free autograph session. Call  Donna, PAL, 516‐573‐2250 for tick‐ ets. 

‐‐‐BROADWAY ON LONG  ISLAND!!!  Check  out  the  new lineup of shows at the  Madison Theatre on Molloy  College's campus. Unbeliev‐ able shows and LOW prices!  V i s i t :  www.madisontheatreny.or g. ‐‐‐When  the  Governor  signed  I‐STOP  into  law  this  week,  New  York  State  be‐ came  a  leader  in  the  fight  against  prescription  drug  abuse.  This  comprehensive  legislation  is  the  right  solu‐ tion  to  curb  the  skyrocket‐ ing  numbers  of  overdoses,  suicides,  and  crimes  con‐ nected  to  prescription  drug  abuse.  We  were  proud  to  stand  with  families  and  leaders  from  across  the  State. ‐‐‐Comptroller  Thomas  DiNapoli  ‐  audits:  the  De‐ partment of Health; the Of‐ fice  for  People  with  Devel‐ opmental  Disabilities;  the  New  York  State  Health  In‐ surance  Program,  Empire  Blue  Cross  and  Blue  Shield  Payments  Made  to  Hudson  Valley  Hospital  Center;  the  New  York  State  Health  In‐ surance  Program,  United  HealthCare;  Empire  Blue  Cross  and  Blue  Shield  Pay‐ ments  Made  to  Stony  Brook;  and,  the  Depart‐ ment  of  Motor  Vehicles.  View  stories  online:  http:// www.osc.state.ny.us/ (Continued on page 48)

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press/index.htm. ‐‐‐TAX  FREE,  THAT'S  FOR  M E ! ! !  Kemp  Hannon  ‐‐  I  want  to  remind  you  that  shoppers  will  not  pay  state sales tax on clothing purchases up to $110. The return to “tax  free shopping” was a tax cut I supported, to help hardworking New  Yorkers keep more money in their pockets. Repealing the sales tax  on clothing is projected to save a typical family of four about $200  per year. ‐ ‐ ‐ http://www.schooldigger.com/g o/NY /dis tric trank.a s px   New York School District Rankings. ‐‐‐Jobs can only be worth so much! Salary ranges + salary caps  need to be set. Infinity salaries are not feasible + cannot continue  to be sustained. ‐‐‐SBPLI ‐‐ Doing Monumental Work for a most Noble Cause ‐‐  ROBOTICS and in the interest of improving the learning of Science  in  the  United  States.  http://journals.eventjournal.com/ view_custom.php?journal_id=401&id=30624 ONLINE EDITION

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Dear  Friends,  I  would  welcome  your  participation  and  support  of  our 3rd Annual Fred Breithut Memorial Golf Outing and it is greatly  appreciated. Your writer was one of two honorees at the inaugural  golf outing. ‐‐‐Celebrated  this  Week  ‐‐  August  26th  ‐‐ On Women's Equality Day, we mark the anniversary of our Consti‐ tution's  19th  Amendment,  which  secured  the  right  to  vote  for  America's  women.  The  product  of  profound  struggle  and  fierce  hope,  the  19th  Amendment  reaffirmed  what  we  have  always  known:  that  America  is  a  place  where  anything  is  possible  and  where  each  of  us  is  entitled  to  the  full  pursuit  of  our  own  happi‐ ness.  ---If brand-name prescription medicines cost you as little as generic pills, which would you choose? Drugmakers have begun offering U.S. patients coupons to reduce copayments on brand-name medicines and compete with new generic versions of the drugs. The medicines include — cholesterol fighter Lipitor, blood thinner Plavix and blood pressure drug Diovan — along with drugs for depression and breast cancer.

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Back-to-School Drive Helps Area Families Sponsored by Family & Children’s Association

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(July 12, 2012/Mineola, NY) Beginning July 23th, Family & Children’s Association, Long Island’s human service agency, will be accepting donations of new back-to-school supplies and clothing. This Back-to-School Drive is part of an annual effort by Family & Children’s to help financially struggling Nassau County families make ends meet and prepare area children for a successful school year. This year, the agency is asking everyone to consider donating sneakers, sweatshirts and jeans along with the pencils, backpacks and notebooks they’ve given in the past. Or, if you don’t have time to shop but w a n t t o h e l p , v i s i t www.familyandchildrens.org/donate. Donations can be brought to: Family & Children’s 100 E. Old Country Rd. Suite 25, 2ndfloor, Mineola, NY (516)746-0350 x336 According to Joyce Mullen, Family & Children’s Communications Director, “Families are really struggling right now and we’d like to help them get their children and teenagers ready for school with adequate supplies and new school clothes. We’re asking our friends and neighbors to pick up extra notebooks, sneakers, markers or calculators while they’re out shopping for their own children and grandchildren. This is a concrete way to make a difference in our area.” PAGE 49


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Museum Mission Statement The mission of the African American Museum of Nassau County [AAM] is to provide programming and events that foster the intellectual development of community members and visitors with an interest in African-American art, history and culture. A primary goal is to disseminate the history of AfricanAmericans on Long Island and the African-American contribution to the social and cultural development of American society through material and visual culture. The AAM, located in Hempstead, New York, opened in 1970, at the

height of the black power movement, as the Black History Exhibit Center. It is the only African American history museum on Long Island, and is located to serve Nassau Countyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s largest African-American population. The museum is a multi-disciplinary cultural institution that provides art installations, historical exhibitions, film programs, community service events, and educational programming. This 6,000-square-foot facility, offers a rotating series of exhibits showcasing local and national African American artists. The African American Museum also houses the African Atlantic Genealogy Society. This organization provides workshops and individual research instruction in family genealogy. The museum has installed a new E-Learning Program that offers an innovative pedagogical approach, using subject headings relative to Americans of African descent, for conducting research on the internet. The AAM is currently working on methods to expand the communityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s understanding of knowledge organization methods, literary warrant, and information retrieval and how these relate to African-American social history.

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Museums in or near Long Island downtowns: Garvies Point Museum and Preserve 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove The Museum is a center for research on Long Island geology and a valued resource in the study of the Island's Native American archaeology. To arrange a visit, call 516571-8011 and for information and brochures, visit their website Fine Arts Museums of Long Island 295 Fulton Ave, Hempstead The museum features many contemporary exhibits that have traveled internationally. For information, visit their website or call 516-4815700 Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum Main Street, Cold Spring Harbor A history museum with a 30 ft. whaleboat, scrimshaw, ship models, hands-on marine mammal bone display, and a permanent exhibit featuring the history of Long Island's whaling industry. For information, visit their website or call 631-367-3418 East Hampton Historical Society 101 Main Street, East Hampton Historic farm house with 18th century English style barn and several other historic outer buildings. For information, visit their website or call 631-324-6850 Heckscher Museum 2 Prime Avenue, Huntington Museum found in Heckscher Park with a permanent collections of European and American paintings and many other exhibitions that change bimonthly. Programs for both children and adults can be found. For information, visit their website or call 631-351-3250 Hicksville-Gregory Museum Intersection of Heitz Place and Bay Avenue, Hicksville This museum includes history exhibits of Courthouse jail and also has an Earth Science collection of fossils, minerals, zeolite and fluorescent displays. For information, visit their website or call 516-822-7505 Islip Art Museum 50 Irish Lane, East Islip This museum is the leading exhibition space for contemporary art on Long Island. Exhibitions reflect issues and concerns in the current art world. For information, visit their website or call 631-224-5402 Museum of the Village of Rockville Centre-Phillips House 28 Hempstead Ave, Rockville Centre This museum features a parlor with furnishings, and a collection of original Victorian clothing worn in Rockville Centre in the 19th century. For information, visit their website or call 516-766-0300 Oyster Bay Historical Society 20 Summit Street, Oyster Bay

African American Museum and Center of Education and Applied Arts 110 North Franklin Street Hempstead, New York 11550 516-572-0730 fax: 516-572-032 Mr. David Byer-Tyre, Museum Director/Curator Email: aamnc@yahoo.com Website: www.theaam.org Hours of Operation Monday: by appointment, Tuesday-Friday: 12-8, Saturday: 10-5, Sunday: Closed ONLINE EDITION

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The Mama of All New York City Expos is Back…

THE MAMAS NETWORK AND MUSEUM OF THE MOVING IMAGE HOST THE FALL MAMAS EXPO THE PREMIERE PARENTING EVENT FEATURING PRODUCTS AND SERVICES FROM THE BOROUGHS RETURNS SEPTEMBER 22-23 Queens, NY (August 16, 2012) –As Queens becomes one of the fastest-growing hotspots for New York City families, The Mamas Network (http://themamasnetwork.com/ (and Museum of the Moving Image (http://movingimage.us) proudly present The 2012 Fall Mamas Expo, the premiere event for parents and their children, from Pre-K to Pre-teen, at the Museum on September 22-23. Why should new moms have all the fun? The Fall Expo is open to all parents and children. Attendees will have insider access to some of the best local services, specialists and products currently available for families in Queens and throughout the boroughs of New York City. From finding new local classes and schools, to learning about the best innovative products, parents will receive an exclusive look at all of the new resources available to make sure they are in-the-know! The event is sponsored by the Wildlife Conservation Society (The Queens, Central Park and Prospect Park Zoos), Click and Improve, and Elite Kids. Other attending businesses will include our Annual Network Partners: Raising Astoria, Miniventures, World Play, Dreamnastics/Dreamwellness, and The Brooklyn Children's Museum. Families will enjoy: ● A VIP bag filled to the brim with products and discounts throughout the Expo ( limited quantity) ● The opportunity to speak one-on-one with representatives from top vendors and local businesses. ● An on-site marionette performance by City Parks Foundation’s famed PuppetMobile, which will be performing Bessie’s Big Shot, a charming story about a cow who dreams of joining the circus. ● All day performances and demonstrations from the best NYC businesses ● All day access to the Museum of the Moving Image ● Special preview screening at the museum to be announced ● Screenings of Charlie Chaplin’s The Kid ● Hands-on creative fun in the drop-in Moving Image Studio ● Continuous screenings of Muppet Show episodes ● And much more… ONLINE EDITION

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The Facts: When: Saturday and Sunday September 22-23 10am – 4pm Where: Museum of the Moving Image, 36-01 35th Ave. Astoria Queens Ticket Price: Tickets will be available on the day of the event and can be purchased at the door. The Mamas Expo All Access Ticket includes all-day admission to the Museum of the Moving Image and access to the Mamas Expo. Mamas Expo All Access Ticket: $12 Adult (18+) $9 Student (w/ID), Senior (65+) $6 Child (3-17), / Under 3 Free / Free for Museum members. About The Mamas Network The Mamas Network (http://themamasnetwork.com/ (is a series of online resources and social communities built by parents for parents including websites, events, and social media hubs. By using local experts and real parent reviews we have built a community where parents can connect. The Mamas Network includes Queens Mamas, Brooklyn Mamas, Long Island Mamas, and the 2012 New Mamas Expo. .About Queens Mamas Part of The Mamas Network, Queens Mamas (http:// www.queensmamas.com/) is the online resource and social community built by parents for parents where they can connect with their neighborhood. We use local Queens experts and real parent reviews to give the inside scoop on what is the best in your borough. Queens Mamas focuses on all things Queens- events, local businesses, resources in Queens, classes, parks, schools, you name it! About the Museum of the Moving Image Museum of the Moving Image is a great destination for families. The only U.S. museum devoted to film, television, and digital media, Moving Image presents exhibitions, screenings, and education programs. Year-round, families are invited to explore the Museum’s hands-on core exhibition Behind the Screen, which features over 1,400 artifacts, from mind-bending optical toys to a real Yoda from the Star Wars films, as well as an array of interactive experiences in which families can make stop-motion animations, add sound effects and music to famous movie scenes, and star in a personalized flipbook. For more information about the Museum and how to become a member, visit http://movingimage.us. For more information about The Mamas Expo, or for press attendance, please contact: mama@themamasnetwork.com

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bee-amazed at licm “Bee” Bash Ends Summer of Fun at Museum The end of summer is quickly coming and the Long Island Children’s Museum is celebrating with a Honey Hoopla! Families will be buzzing as they discover the art of beekeeping, meet real bee keepers, learn how honey is extracted from a hive, create fun bee crafts and even taste different types of honey! LICM’s “Honey Hoopla” is a sweet and tasty way to end the summer.

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multimedia show of fun. Ages: 3 and up. Fee: $4 with museum admission ($3 LICM members), $10 theater only Honey Hoopla Tuesday, August 28 from 12:30 – 4 p.m. Bee-amazed at the Honey Hoopla at LICM! Did you know that honey bees have been around for millions of years and

The Museum will be closed Sept. 3 for Labor Day and Sept/ 4-14 for its annual fall fix-up.

Monday, August 27 through Friday, August 31 from 1-4 p.m.

Gustafer Yellowgold Monday, August 27 at 1:30 p.m. Join us as we welcome back our friend Gustafer Yellowgold, an alien from the sun. Created from the mind of Morgan Taylor, Gustafer Yellowgold will share stories about his friends and about living on earth. Bring an open imagination, because you will need it to keep up with Gustafer and Morgan in the ONLINE EDITION

Traveling Exhibit Framed: Step into Art™ Through September 2 Enter the framework of famous paintings, arrange works of art into your own art gallery, create a chalk wall mural, and experience art like never before in Framed: Step into Art™. This imaginative and interactive exhibit is sure to bring out the inner artist in everyone!

· Explore Grant Wood's Dinner for Threshers first hand and sit down for some home cooking before heading to the barn to check on the farm animals.

High Flying Fun

Ages: 3 and up. Fee: $4 with museum admission ($3 LICM members)

Ages: 3 and up. Fee: $3 with museum admission ($2 LICM members), $10 theater only

Uncover your artistic side through a number of creative activities, including:

Program and Performance Schedule – August 27 – September 2

Kites have been around for thousands of years and they have been used as an educational tool around the world. Join us for some aerodynamic fun and a unique workshop as you design your own kite using bright paint and other exciting materials. Fly your kite and enjoy a high flying summer afternoon with your family.

summer we are going to expand into the LICM Theater with some special guests helping out Ms. Ashley. Welcome two of our favorite artists Louie Miranda and Darlene Graham for this fun new program. Space is limited for these special performances. Tickets can be obtained at the LICM Box Office on a first come, first serve basis.

· Travel back to the Canadian Rockies in 1916 and discovering camping gear like John Singer Sargent would have used.

are an important part of the food chain? Meet local bee keeper Carl Flatow and learn about the natural history and fascinating world of bees. Discover the art of beekeeping, bee anatomy and all the important contributions bees make to the planet. Create fun bee crafts, participate in activity challenges and even enjoy tasty treats of different types of honey! All ages. Free with museum admission. Music and Movement with Special Guest Louie Miranda

· Ride Clementine Hunter's Big Chicken and helping complete Diego Rivera's mural Corn Festival. · View original and famous parodies of “Mona Lisa”; create your own version of Mona Lisa's enigmatic expression · Be the Artist by creating your own wall mural with chalk and Create Your Own Gallery by arranging works of art in frames. · Embark on an “art hunt” and record your responses to the art at a talk back computer station.

Friday, August 31 at 11:30 a.m.

Framed: Step into Art™ was created by the Minnesota Children’s Museum.

Music and Movement is one of the most popular early childhood programs at LICM. This

This exhibit is made possible by Astoria Federal Savings.

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All ages. Free with museum admission. KaleidoZone Everybody Needs Someone, The Aging-Out of Foster Care Project June 16 – September 2 Explore a collection of black and white and color photographs giving an intimate look at struggles and triumphs of daily life for young people as they transition from foster care into independent lives. Through thought provoking questions and statements accompanying the photos, visitors will be introduced to life after foster care. Professional photographers, writers and reporters from the New York area team up with SalaamGarageNYC to present Everybody Needs Someone, The Aging-Out of Foster Care Project. This humanitarian media project shares the stories of 15 young adults who have recently aged out the foster care system in New York City, Nassau and Suffolk counties. For more inf o r m a t i o n v i s i t www.local.salaamgarage.com. All ages. Free with museum admission. Early grams

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Lutheran Church of the Epiphany, 35 Fulton Avenue, Hempstead is interested in being included in the Village of Hempstead Church Directory. Please include the following information: Lutheran Church of the Epiphany, 35 Fulton Avenue (between Mead and Hilbert Streets), The Rev. Clifford A. Lewis, Interim Pastor, Phone: 516-4819344 email: info@epiphanyhempstead.org. Sunday worship with Holy Communion 9:15am (English) and 11:00am (Spanish).

1. Antioch Baptist Church of Hempstead

(516) 485-1499

2. Antioch Citadel of Hope

(516) 485-6071

3. Apostolic Faith Church

(516) 538-6058

4. Assembly of God Church of Hempstead

(516) 489-7337

5. Adonai Christian Center

(516) 489-8105

48. La Iglesia de Dios Monte Sion

(516) 565-1190

6. Believing Gods Word Church

(516) 505-3501

49. Living Faith Church

(516) 307-8803

7. Calvary Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church

(516) 292-3685

50. Long Island Council of Churches

(516) 565-0290

8. Cham Sarang Korean Methodist Church

(516) 485-2103

51. Long Island Family Church

(516) 481-7322

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52. Macedonia Church of the 7 Day Adventist

(516) 483-8532

53. Mt Zion Beth-El Holiness Church Inc.

(516) 538-7456

54. Miracle Christian Center

(516) 505-2595

55. Mack World of Gospel

(516) 565-4863

56. Ministries Holy Ghost

(516) 481-5777

(516) 489-1818

57. Ministry Escrito ESTA

(516) 342-9077

14. Congregational Church of South Hempstead

(516) 489-3610

58. Mt Calvary Church of God Christ

(516) 465-8881

15. Curtis Riley Ministries

(516) 486-3026

59. New Horizons Ministries Inc.

(516) 481-5769

16. Christian Fellowship Center

(516) 280-3125

60. New Life Ministries

(516) 414-0357

17. Church of God

(516) 292-9348

61. New Generation Church

(516) 214-6358

18. Church of the Redeemer

(718) 435-4914

62. Our lady of Loretto Roman Catholic Church

(516) 489-3675

63. One Offering

(516) 833-7473

19. Centro Espiritual Los Pastors

(516) 538-0237

64. Pilgrim Tabernacle Seventh Day Adventist Church

(516) 481-0306

20. Changing Lives Church

(516) 481-9371

65. Progressive Holiness Church (Apostolic)

(516) 486-9621

21. DRC Christian Fellowship

(516) 292-4008

66. Perfecting Praise Ministries

(516) 481-2250

22. Eglise Evangelique

(516) 543-4380

67. Pentecostar Iglesia

(516) 750-5392

23. Faith Baptist Church of Hempstead

(516) 538-3335

68. Pentecostal Church of Hempstead

(516) 292-1780

24. Faith Fellowship Christian Center

(516) 565-1480

69. Pilgrim Tabernacle-Seventh

(516) 481-0306

25. Faith, Hope and Charity Church of God Inc.

(516) 483-1063

70. Rehoboth Fellowship

(516) 505-0514

71. RCCG Chapel

(516) 279-6280

9. Christ’s First Presbyterian Church

(516) 292-1644

10. Church of Christ

(516) 505-2160

11. Church of God of Prophecy

(516) 486-7010

12. Church of the Four Leaf Clover

(631) 588-6802

13. Congregation Beth Israel (Conservative)

Family Federation for World Peace and Unification Long Island Chapter

(516) 481-7322

72. St. George’s Episcopal Church

(516) 483-2771

27. First Baptist Church of Hempstead

(516) 483-6330

73. St. John’s Episcopal Church

(516) 538-4750

28. First Hempstead AME Church

(516) 485-5550

74. St. Ladislaus Roman Catholic Church

(516) 489-0368

29. Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Paul

(516) 483-5700

30. God’s Miracle Temple

(516) 292-7647

75. St. Vladimir’s Ukranian Catholic Church of the Eastern Rite (516) 481-771

31. Greater True Deliverance Evangelists Ministry

(516) 292-1025

32. Gospel of Peace International

(516) 414-6810

33. Good News Faith Tabernacle

(516) 795-1985

34. Hempstead Seventh day Adventist Church

(516) 481-3252

35. Hempstead Spanish Seventh Day Adventist Church

(516) 292-8807

36. Iglesia Pentecostal Roca de Salvacion, Inc.

(516) 489-4530

37. Iglesia La Luz Delmundo

(516) 414-2594

38. Iglesia Apostoles Y Profetas

(516) 485-1776

39. Iglesia Presbiterian Hispana

(516) 564-0201

40. Iglesia de Dios Ministerial de Jesus Cristo International

(516) 292-1063

41. Jackson Memorial AME Zion Church

(516) 483-2724

42. Joyful Heart Baptist Church

(516) 485-1631

43. Judea United Baptist Church

(516) 485-5770

44. Kings Chapel of Hempstead Holiness Apostolic Church PAW

(516) 485-4900

77. South Hempstead Baptist Church

(516) 481-7090

78. Stand Up Ministry

(516) 564-0058

79. Seventh Day Adventist Church

(516) 481-3252

80. SHRI Vishnu Sai Inc.

(516) 833-5022

81. The Temple of the Living God Inc. Harvest Time

(516) 485-4544

82. Union Baptist Church

(516) 483-3088

83. United Methodist Church of Hempstead

(516) 485-6363

84. Unity Church of Hempstead

(516) 481-2300

85. Universal Tabernacle of Love, Peace & Joy

(516) 481-2555

86. Union Baptist Church Parsonage

(516) 483-1317

87. Union Christian Church

(516) 489-2316

88. Victory Christian Tabernacle

(516) 538-3604

89. Worldwide Revival Ministries

(516) 486-4590

90. Whole Truth Prayer Tower

(516) 483-0511

(516) 483-2452

45. Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses

(516) 292-0932

46. Korean Church of the World Crusade

(516) 485-2102

47. Lutheran Church of the Epiphany

(516) 481-9344

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76. Salvation Army Church

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7:30-7:45 a.m. Life in The Word/Joyce Meyers 7:45-8:00 a.m. Sid Roth's Messianic Visions 8:00-8:30 a.m. Valley Stream Baptist Church Monday

8:30-8:45 a.m. Miracle Revival Hour/Pastor David Paul

7:30-7:45 a.m. Life in The Word/Joyce Meyers

9:00-10:00 a.m. Invite Health Radio Show

7:45-8:00 a.m. Sid Roth's Messianic Visions

10:00-11:00 a.m. Overcomer Ministries - Bro. Stair

8:00-8:30 a.m. Valley Stream Baptist Church

12:00-12:15 p.m. Quest for Truth Elder. Eric Scott

8:30-8:45 a.m. Miracle Revival Hour/Pastor David Paul

1:00-2:00 p.m. W.A.M. Seretta Mcknight

9:00-10:00 a.m. Invite Health Radio Show

2:00-2:15 p.m. Life in The Word/Joyce Meyer

10:00-11:00 a.m. Overcomer Ministries - Bro. Stair

2:15-2:30 p.m. Sid Roth's Messianic Visions

2:00-2:15p.m. Life in The Word/Joyce Meyers

2:30-3:00 p.m. Christian Car Connection - Bobby Banks

2:15-2:30 p.m. Sid Roth's Messianic Visions

3:00-3:05 p.m. Time to Laugh

3:00-3:05 p.m. Time to Laugh

Saturday

Tuesday

7:30-8:00 a.m. Freewill Baptist Church

7:30-7:45 a.m. Life in The Word/Joyce Meyers

8:00 -8:30 a.m. The Glorious Word of Life/Greater Refuge Ministries

7:45-8:00 a.m. Sid Roth's Messianic Visions

8:30 -9:30 a.m. Heavenly Communications/ Bishop Basil Anderson

8:00-8:30 a.m. Valley Stream Baptist Church

9:30-10:30 a.m. Inspirational Soul Gospel Ministries - Deacon Wil-

8:30-8:45 a.m. Miracle Revival Hour/Pastor David Paul 9:00-10:00 a.m. Invite Health Radio Show 10:00-11:00 a.m. Overcomer Ministries - Bro. Stair 11:30-12:00 p.m. Intimate Connection with Pastor Larry Davidson 2:00-2:15 p.m. Life in The Word/Joyce Meyers 2:15-2:30 p.m. Sid Roth's Messianic Visions 3:00-3:05 p.m. Time to Laugh

liam Adams 10:30-11:00 am First Baptist Church of Westbury/Pastor Harvey 11:00-1:00 p.m. Genesis Productions/Cornelius Robinson 2:45-3:15 p.m. Holy Ghost Time/Rev. Foster 3:15-3:30 p.m. Wisdom, Power & Honesty -Charlene Ward 3:30-4:00 p.m. Glorious Gospel of JESUS CHRIST - Apostle E.

Alston

Wednesday

Sunday

7:30-7:45 a.m. Life in The Word/Joyce Meyers

8:00-8:30 a.m. With God You Will Succeed/Tom Leding Ministries

7:45-8:00 a.m. Sid Roth's Messianic Visions

9:00-9:30 a.m. Univ. Tab. Love, Peace, Joy/Pastor Dunbar

8:00-8:30 a.m. Valley Stream Baptist Church

9:30-10:00 a.m. The Voice of Bethel/Pastor John Boyd

8:30-8:45 a.m. Miracle Revival Hour/Pastor David Paul

10:00-10:30 a.m. Merrick Park Baptist Church

9:00-10:00 a.m. Invite Health Radio Show

11:30-12:00 p.m. Bible Church of Christ Bishop Roy Bryant

10:00-11:00 a.m. Overcomer Ministries - Bro. Stair

12:00-3:00 p.m. Overcomer Ministries - Bro. Stair

2:00-2:15 p.m. Life in The Word/Joyce Meyers

3:30-4:00 p.m. Front Page Jerusalem

2:15-2:30 p.m. Sid Roth's Messianic Visions 2:30-2:35 p.m. Time to Laugh 3:30-4:00 p.m. Gospel Artist Spotlight 4:15-4:30 p.m. Hempstead Happenings 4:30-4:45 p.m. Inside Freeport Thursday 7:30-7:45 a.m. Life in The Word/Joyce Meyers 7:45-8:00 a.m. Sid Roth's Messianic Visions 8:00-8:30 a.m. Valley Stream Baptist Church 8:30-8:45 a.m. Miracle Revival Hour/Pastor David Paul 9:00-10:00 a.m. Invite Health Radio Show 10:00-11:00 a.m. Overcomer Ministries - Bro. Stair 11:30-12:00 p.m. Kingdom Cars Unlimited - Cynthia Boone 12:00-12:15 p.m. Gospel of Deliverance/ Rev. Ward 1:00-2:00 p.m. Pastors United/Dean, Thomas & Watson 2:15-2:30 p.m. Sid Roth's Messianic Visions Friday ONLINE EDITION

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MACY'S SUPPORTS SUFFOLK COUNTY COALITION AGAINST DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ─ Grant From Retailer Helps Fund Free Legal Services ─BAY SHORE, NEW YORK, AUGUST 2012 ─ The Suffolk County Coalition Against Domestic Violence (SCCADV) recently received a $7,000 grant from Macy's. The company's generosity will significantly offset the costs of providing vital legal servicesto non-abusive parents seeking aid through Family Court. This assistance for orders of child custody and protection, visitation and support are part ofthe organization's "Keeping Kids Safe" program. "The partnership between SCCADV and Macy's demonstrates how the business sector and not-for-profits working together can make a difference in the lives of people in our community," said the group's Executive Director Jo Anne Sanders. She added that Macy's has provided funds to SCCADVfor several years. In recognition of the company's support, Macy's will be honored as SCCADV's 2012 Corporate Sponsor at the organization's upcoming Awards Reception. "Macy's believes in giving back to local communities. Our contributions, leadership and volunteer efforts help create stronger, healthier places for our customers and associates to work and live. In the women's issues focus area, our grants support early detection and screening programs for heart disease, breast and ovarian cancer. Macy's also provides a wide range of assistance to emergency shelters. We sponsor programs to raise awareness about domestic and dating violence and fund self-esteem and leadership programs for young girls and teens," said Joe Vella, Macy's Director of Corporate Giving. SCCADV's mission is "to assist and help empower victims of domestic violence through provision of a wide range of services and to work toward the prevention of domestic violence." For additional information about the organization, visit www.sccadv.org Contact: Laura Wiletsky & Associates laura@laurawiletskyandassociates.com P: 631.499.4960 ONLINE EDITION

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