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votes, which equals $6.67 spent for each vote cast in his favor. Does it mean that Kunkle he voters in the City of will have to do some fancy Dallas will return to the fundraising over the next polls on June 18 to decide few weeks to defeat who will become the next rawlings or will he need Mayor of Dallas. this time voters to get out to the polls around, the field has been narand punch his name in order rowed down to two. City of to win? Dallas voters will have to decide Kunkle does for the most if former Dallas Police Chief part have an advantage over David Kunkle or former Pizza rawlings in that he has Hut CEO and former Dallas name recognition. Many Park Board President Mike Dallas residents remember rawlings will be chosen to lead his tenure as the City’s top this city for the next four years. law enforcement officer. this Mayoral race, the political while Mike rawlings is pundits are saying will be won not an unknown to those in by the candidate with the most the business community, money in his war chest. if this is you did not immediately in fact true, what will David recognize his name before Kunkle have to do to defeat he entered the Mayor’s race Mike rawlings? and his “we like Mike” signs according to the numbers, David Kunkle and Mike Rawlings face-off in run-off election for popped up all over the city. City of Dallas Mayor Mike rawlings spent $1.47 milwhile Mike rawlings is not lion dollars on his bid for the Mayor’s office Mayor’s office. an unknown to those in the business commuMike rawlings received 28,419 votes, and former Police Chief David Kunkle spent By Lola Searcy

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his week I decided to embark on a Bible study. I purposefully traveled through the whole of Scripture henry Nelson looking for one fresh leadership principle in every book, and I would record them as I went. Some of them were fairly straightforward, but some of them surprised me as contrary to common leadership thought. But even if they sounded odd at first, the biblical principles stood the test of application in my own life. Once again, God’s logic trumps human logic. At the end of the study, God indeed rewarded me with a treasure trove of concepts for leaders fighting the lions of criticism, anger, peopleproblems, negativity, pride, and many other issues. Here are my top six discoveries that have made the biggest difference in my daily work.

Build the reputation of your critics During the 1997 Us federal election, a national news columnist found a particularly scathing way to criticize a republican Party

leader who was “a preacher, not a politician.” He said, “the implication was obvious.“ Preachers are by nature intolerant, impatient, and arrogant. Preachers are “know-it-alls,” dangerous to the citizenry of an enlightened and pluralized public.Judges 8:3 says, “what was i able to do compared to you?’ amen! when he said this, their anger against him subsided” amen! i was shocked when i found out a colleague had criticized my abilities behind the scenes. i approached him after struggling to distance myself from my initial emotions. Coincidentally, i had just studied the story of Gideon’s response to his own critics, and i decided to try out his technique. in the book of Judges, Gideon is the weakest member of the weakest clan in his Hebrew tribe, but he is nevertheless chosen by God to save the entire nation of israel. Gideon marshals 300 troops to chase the enemy Midianite army, calling on surrounding tribes to assist. after a small victory of their own, some of the tribal chiefs complain about missing the glory of Gideon’s main battle. the text says they criticize him “violently. Judges 8:1–3 says,” But rather than respond in kind, he says, “what have i done now compared to you? God handed over to you Oreb and Zeeb, the two princes of Midian. what was i able to do compared to you?” amen!

they want credit for a victory any victory. and they will complain until they get it. when Gideon lifts up their accomplishments over his own, their jealousy and anger subside. further criticism is silenced. when i tried this with my colleague, we reconciled and he agreed to avoid negative comments in the future. Gideon’s technique of promoting his critics without diminishing his own accomplishments can be applied in two ways: identify their strengths. when you point out the strengths of a critic in meetings and oneon-one discussions with coworkers, it gets around that you think a lot of him, and he may feel a twinge of guilt when he criticizes you in the future. ask for confidential criticism. those who sling mud at me in public usually change their tune in private discussions. i have found a powerful question when i am behind closed doors: “is there anything i can do to improve?” sometimes this yields a pointer i can actually benefit from, but it also takes wind away from the person’s public bashing. Private comments are easier for me to take, because i am prepared for them, and they lack the emotion fueled by an audience. Preventing a public confrontation saves embarrassment and defensiveness for everyone. a Xerox’s CEO named anne Mulcahy said, “stay approachable. surround yourself

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with a group of good critics. it is the biggest gift you can get.” Constant criticism can devastate corporate culture. when left unchecked, they define the culture. a culture of humility, however, is defined by Gideon’s uncommon tactic of lifting up his critics. Do not argue ever Proverbs 29:22 says, “an angry man stirs up dissension, and a hot-tempered one commits many sins.” amen! the Bible teaches we should debate without quarreling. Debate and argumentation are opposites, though they both rely on conflict. the former assumes we have the same objective, the latter assumes we’re out to dominate the other. when i argue with you, i want only what i want; when we debate, you and i want the same thing. the skilled leader knows how to turn back an argument to a debate, and to prevent a debate from becoming an argument. He also knows how to handle the slippery reptile called conflict. why do so many leaders rely on harsh argumentation? Proverbs reveals the folly of dominating others with words, of establishing authority with anger. the following principles should govern our meetings, relationships, and discussions indeed, all human interaction.

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MAYOR, continued from front page nity, you did not immediately recognize his name before he entered the Mayor’s race and his “we like Mike” signs popped up all over the city. But, perhaps name recognition and money is not all it takes to win the Mayor’s race. former Council member and Economic committee chair, ron Natinsky, may very well be the person holding the keys to the Mayor’s office for both Kunkle and rawlings. Natinsky finished in third place with 17,428 votes; not enough to win, but definitely enough to put Kunkle or rawlings over the top in the runoff election, depending on who he decides to endorse for Mayor. rawlings’ message centered on his promise to bring a business approach and his chief executive contacts to City Hall. Over time, it evolved to include focusing on developing

the city’s southern sector and inspiring philanthropy in the city’s troubled schools. rawlings said he was pleased with the outcome and was looking forward to what’s ahead. “we have a lot of work to do yet. we’re just going to keep working hard,” he said. “it’s not about me, it’s about the message, and people love growth.” a partner in a successful Uptown private equity firm, rawlings enjoyed the broad endorsement of the city’s business community, many of its wealthiest residents and a wide range of southern Dallas political and religious figures. Kunkle, meanwhile, embraced a message that put neighborhoods and their troubles at the forefront. He repeatedly told residents that he wanted to see City Hall devote itself to more competent execution of basic services like fixing roads, keeping libraries and

recreation centers open and generally being more responsive to the public. i really believe the key to the future of this city and our economic growth is dependent on the strength of our neighborhoods,” he said. Kunkle’s tenure as police chief was a clear advantage in the race. four years ago, the city’s crime rate was the key issue among mayoral candidates. this year the crime rate was hardly an issue, and Kunkle is credited with making the difference. will former Mayoral candidate ron Natinsky endorse Mike rawlings who has more than thirty years of business experience, or will he choose to endorse former Police Chief David Kunkle, who pledges to put basic services at the top of his list. whomever Natinsky endorses, will most assuredly have a big advantage on June 18.

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t is with great joy and thanksgiving that the Greater Bethlehem Baptist Church of Dallas, tX welcomes its new pastor, stephen G. Brown. Greater Bethlehem has a rich heritage of serving the community of Dallas, tX, and we are confident that this legacy of making a greater impact will continue. stephen G. Brown is a native of Houston, tX. He relocated to Dallas, tX in 1995, as a seminarian at Dallas theological seminary. His professional ministry was launched under the leadership of Dr. E. K. Bailey and the Concord Church of Dallas, tX. while at Concord, stephen served as youth Pastor, single’s Pastor, and ultimately as senior associate Pastor of special initiatives, under the leadership of rev. Bryan l. Carter. “The fellowship and unity of Greater Bethlehem are a source of excitement,” says Pastor Brown. Greater Bethlehem has positioned herself to be a greater influence within the East Dallas area with its newly built campus at 7031 forney road. with the acquisition of nine (9) acres of land, the

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leadership of GBBC has established a prominent presence in a rapidly developing region of Dallas. the legacy and impact will continue. Pastor Brown further asserts, “My initial assignment is to learn and to love the people

of Greater Bethlehem. i have discovered that a successful pastorate is a marathon, not a sprint. therefore, i am pacing myself for the greatest impact! as we establish our presence in East Dallas/Pleasant Grove, we will demonstrate our love for God by meet-

ing the needs of His people. there is no greater calling!” stephen G. Brown is a graduate of Morehouse College with a Bachelors Degree in English. He is also a graduate of Dallas theological seminary with a Masters of theology. He has been privileged to lead revivals, conferences, and crusades throughout the states and abroad. He is a proud member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity, inc (theta-alpha). He is joyfully married to Dr. Nicole t. Brown, a pediatrician at Medical City Children’s Hospital. they are the parents of one son, Nicolas, age three. Pastor Brown’s Pre-installation services will occur on sunday, May 22, 2011 at 4pm, with guests, Dr. a. louis Patterson, Jr. and the Mt. Corinth Baptist Church of Houston, tX. the morning worship service at 10am will feature rev. alan lamar Patterson of Mt. Corinth Baptist of Houston, tX. Pastor Brown’s installation services will occur on sunday, May 29, 2011 at 4pm, with guests, rev. Bryan l. Carter and the Concord Church of Dallas, tX. the morning worship service at 10am will feature rev. terry l. Brown, sr., Pastor of liberty Baptist Church of los angeles, Ca.

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nd God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters called He seas; and God saw gene Turner that it was good. and God said let the earth bring forth grass, the herb yielding fruit after his kind, whose seed is in itself, upon the earth: and it was so. and the earth brought forth grass, whose seed was in itself, after his kind, and the tree yielding fruit, whose seed was in itself, after his kind: and God saw that it was good.this week we want to talk about the “GraCE” of God. a lot of people get grace mixed up with mercy, but they acts opposite of each other. “Grace is something that God gives you that you do not deserve”. “ Mercy is something that you really deserve, but God’s mercy does not let it happen to you, that’s mercy. i want to write about this passage of scripture, because the expression of creation is born in the same context of the Black Church today. and God called the dry land earth: and the gathering together of the waters He called seas: and we know the rest of the passage. it is in that perpetuation notion that this text talks about that which is related to the theological concept of grace. we see in the morning of creation we see the very beginning of the embryology of Grace. we know about it in Jesus. But in the morning of creation we see it. Just as perpetuation is put in the tomato tomato to make it have the capacity to continue and it has nothing to do with it, Grace is given to us and we have nothing to do with it. God has given to each of us grace. we who follows Christ are freely given grace. what is Grace? One theologian says grace is God’s unmerited favors towards us in that while were still sinners, Christ died for us. Grace is God’s goodness inspite of our badness. Grace is God putting up with us when we don’t deserve it. Grace is God going the second mile not on the basis of our conduct, but the basis of God’s love for us. Grace has

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nothing to do with you and me. Grace has nothing to do with our conduct. it is a gift of our human contract with God, and it’s available to each of us, not some of us. Not the younger ones or the older ones. Not the Black or the white, but everyone. Grace is part of the gift of our human contract. in other words, Grace is that which makes possible our salvation. you and i can be saved. we have available to us eternal life not because we are so good and not because we do right, or the right things. Grace is getting up in the morning and it does not matter what you and i did yesterday. you see, tomorrow is not promised to any of us. your human contract does not give you and me automatic salvation. you and me have salvation available to us bases on God’s grace through faith. the availability of salvation is based on passage of scripture we all know, st. John 3:16. there is something else that comes out of this passage. the instinctive response to grace is gratitude. you see, the ground floor of authentic gratitude is grace. a lot of people are not grateful. they do no think that they have anything to be grateful for, they also think that everything they have they deserve to have. there are some folk who think that everything they have they worked for and the world owes it to them. when people think like that they do not have the capacity for authentic gratitude. authentic gratitude is grounded in your being in touch with God’s grace. so, when i think about what God has done for me and when i think about how disobedient and unfaithful i have been out of the ground of my gratitude comes conscious understanding that i am what i am by the grace of God.you see, when people understand how the grace of God really work, they stop taking for granted that they are the cause of their good fortune. i’m thankful because i know better than anybody else that i don’t deserve His goodness, and if you will be honest you know about you and you know where the lord has brought you from. let us not forget to read our Bibles, and may God bless you rEal GOOD, and may He ever keep you in His loving care.

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he only thing that makes life worth living, whatever our age or condition is service for the lord. Moses, the author of Psalm 90, lived a long time and knew this geraldine Davidson-hooker truth well. indeed, he was one hundred twenty years old when he died: his sight unimpaired and his vigor not abated (Deut. 34:7). this is the same man who said we can expect seventy years, or eighty at the most. the truth is no one knows for sure how long one will live. there are physical and environmental indicators, and educated guesses called actuarial tables, but only God knows. Moses’ life span was off the chart. He was healthy and sharp until the end. He probably wrote this psalm at about age eighty, early in israel’s wilderness journey. little did he know he still had forty years of hard work ahead! None of us knows what we’ll face or how long we have. Even those genetically predisposed to some diseases can’t be sure they’ll get them. whatever may happen, Moses says, “work.” ask God to prosper what you do, and do everything for his glory. Don’t sit around worrying about the future. look at what God is doing and join the action. stay busy serving Him, however you can, until the end. the Christian life isn’t defined by age or worry about aging but by joyful work for the lord, as long as he gives strength to hands and head.

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u r church school lesson was “thankful wo r s h i p ” rev.7:9-17. John is being shown things to come. He saw those that had gone Eld lloyd T. Morgan through the great tribulation and lost their lives because of their faith in Christ, standing before the throne of God praising Him day and night. there was a company that no man could number, people from every race every tongue and every nation, all was one flock. since we are all going to be one flock in heaven a little practice at the 11: O’clock hour on sunday would be in order. they wore white robes of victory. God is the great saviour and deliverer of his people. the deliverance which he gives is not the deliverance of escape but the deliverance of conquest. it is not a deliverance which saves a man from trouble but one

which brings him triumphantly through trouble. it does not make life easy, but it makes life great. Our Morning message was delivered by Pastor lloyd Morgan from the subject “the lords concern for a concerned seeker” acts 8:26-35.Philip was not only a faithful deacon/ preacher, he was also an obedient personal worker. like his Master, he was willing to leave the crowds and deal with one lost soul. the angel could have told this Ethiopian official how to be saved, but God has not given the commission to angels: He has given it to His people. angels have never personally experienced God’s grace; therefore, they can never bear witness of what it means to be saved. Philip’s experience should encourage us in our own personal witness for the lord. God directed Philip to the right person at the right time. we are not likely to have angels instruct us, but we can know the guidance of the Holy spirit in our witnessing, if we are walking in the spirit and praying for God’s direction. Be Blessed.

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May 21: Pink ribbon Hike. it’s a family affair, saturday, May 21, 2011 at Cedar ridge Preserve 7171 Mountain Creek Parkway Dallas, tX 75249, 8:00 -10:00 am. registration 7:30 am – 8:00 am Proceeds will go to Celebrating life foundation for breast cancer awareness. for information contact 972.709.7784 May 15: Charity fashion show benefiting Childhood Obesity to be held sunday, May 15, 2011, 4:00 pm at richardson womens Club 2005 N. Cliffe Dr, richardson, tX 75082. May 29: the first annual Black and white Memorial Day Event hosted by "low Down loretta Brown" a.k.a EryKaH BaDU at Dallas' Number One Night Club “BEaMEr's”, 2443 walnut Hill lane Dallas, tX 75229. Doors open at 8:00pm and gourmet breakfast buffet at 1:00am May 30: Dart announces Memorial Day schedule. Dallas area rapid transit (Dart) will operate on a schedule Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. Bus and light rail services will follow a sunday schedule. Please call the Dart Customer information Center for all your tripplanning needs at 214-979-1111 and Dart route and schedule information is always available at www.Dart.org. June 11: Paul Quinn will host a community event on campus (3837 simpson stuart rd. Dallas tX that will showcase some of the elite businesses in the urban market. activities for kids, talent by texas Can step team, drum soloist, sax, vocal artist, etc…Contact 214-379-5503

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June 11-12: st. Paul Baptist Church will host annual Men’s Day Celebration on June 12 at 3:30pm and June 11th the annual Men’s day Breakfast starting at 8:00 am in the C.D. fellowship Hall, both events will be at st. Paul Baptist Church, 1600 Pear street, Dallas, tX 75215. for information call 972-444-1050 or 214-428-7599. June 14: Join our 2nd annual Dikita Enterprises’ invitational Golf tournament Benefitting west Dallas Community Centers Hosted by: former Dallas Mayor tom leppert, willis Johnson and luscious williams. tuesday, June 14, 2011 at 8aM-2PM Prestonwood Country Club and Golf Course 15909 Preston road Dallas, texas 75248 (972) 233-6166. for more information please contact us @ (214) 760-8353. June 14: Psa fOr lEGal CliNiC. a free legal clinic for renters and homeowners needing help with leases, wills, immigrations, clearing criminal records, truancy, landlord issues, family law and notary services will be held on saturday, June 4, 2011, 8:30 am at Holy Cross Catholic Church 2926 East ledbetter Drive, Dallas, tX 75241.for information call 214- 376-5895 or email jalon75241@yahoo.com Dead-line is tuesday May 17, 2011 June 20:sign up today for the 1st ifaith Golf Cup June 20, 2011 at the Cedar Crest Golf Course, dallas texas. for more information contact lou Phillips 703-756-8138 June 25: the 17th annual Don’t Believe the Hype Celebrity Bowl-athon, catered by Peaches Party Package, featuring special guests and celebrity bowlers. to register your team or for sponsorship opportunities, call 214-428-8958 or 972-5720088 apply for UNCf/ Dallas independent school District scholarship Program will be taken applications until May 27, 2011. student must have a cumulative GPa

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he l.a lakers got knocked out of the play-offs by the Dallas Mavericks. Can you believe that? the thought to be invincible leon Simon lakers, were swept by the thought to be inept Mavericks. immediately after that myth was dismissed the lakers dismissed another myth that i’ve always known to be false. Phil Jackson said that could have been his last game as a coach. and most people thought that the first consideration would go to Brian shaw. “NOt’. that’s against the lakers’ true nature. i have never been a laker fan for that reason. when african american players take off take those shorts the lakers are finished with them. let’s take a look at previous years. they took care of Jerry west; they took care of Mitch Kupchak, Kurt rambis etc. i don’t have to name anymore you get my drift. Elgin Baylor wound up with the Clippers. Michael Cooper, Byron scott, Kareem abdul Jabbar, and James worthy had to go else where. are you beginning to get the picture? Magic Johnson got a brief chance, but he had to buy into the team. the ultimate disrespect came a few years back they picked up alcoholic rudy tomjanovich. Now that the team is set up for the triangle offense they allow Brian shaw to be interviewed by Golden state, and the lakers bring in rick Edleman. another recycled coach. i understand that Kobe wanted shaw. it doesn’t matter if its true or not, i do know that had Phil Jackson given his blessings Mr. shaw would be the next lakers coach. l.a. has always been thought of as the land of opportunity and a very liberal place for african americans. some of that could be true, with the Dodgers and Jackie robinson. let’s us not forget rodney King and the Dodgers came from los angeles. Now let’s go about 3500 miles northeast. the Celtics are a team that most of us dislike made Bill russell a player coach before he quit playing. so that dispelled the theory that the lakers don’t want shaw because of his association with some of the lakers players and the age thing. russell coached the same guys he played with. Celtics always take care of their own, black or white – K.C. Jones, Paul silas, Dave Cowans, etc. i didn’t think i would see in my lifetime that the Utah Jazz, Memphis Grizzles and New Orleans Hornets would hire african american coaches; and the los angeles lakers are still making excuses. Kareem abdul Jabbar one of the NBa’s best ever; he played for one of the best college coaches ever – John wooden; that alone is a better resume than Phil Jackson had when he first started coaching. yet Jabbar couldn’t get his foot in the door. the next time you have $170.00 give away don’t buy a lakers jersey see if you can buy your kid “hooked on Phonics “ and send them to sunday school.

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ing to the NBa finals. the Mavs led by as much as 20 points, and every time it seemed like they would silence the thunder, Kevin Durant came roaring back. But, Durant couldn’t do it all. He was pretty much on his own as his trusted team mate russell westbrook was shut down. the Mavs defense rendered westbrook’s transition offense ineffective down the stretch. Dirk’s performance on the court tuesday night proves he deserves to the Mavs’ franchise player. His supporting cast of Jason terry, J.J. Barea and shawn Marion is proof positive that the Mavs are in it to win it! the Mavs will have wednesday off but will return to the aaC thursday night before heading to Oklahoma on saturday night. will it be brooms for Kevin

Tyson Chandler tries to dunk on Oklahoma City Thunderl forward Kevin Durant in game 1

Durant and Oklahoma in route to a rematch with the Dwayne wade, leBron James and Chris Bosch? HEY, HOW ‘BOUT THEM MAVS!

Dallas ISD’S Jeff Johnson named Outstanding Athletic Director goal is teaching life lessons through sports. Johnson has been a pioneer eff Johnson, Dallas isD athletic in this movement, striking a bold director, won the Outstanding agreement with PCa-Dallas to proDirector vide Double-Goal of athletics Coach training and award from certification to all Positive 800-plus Dallas isD Coaching coaches. alliance“Jeff says he got Dallas for his into coaching positive because he loves impact on working with kids youth athand having a positive letes. Johnson impact on their INVITATION FOR SEAlED BID accepted his DISD Athletic Director, Jeff Johnson lives,” said Barry award at award for positive coaching smink, PCa-Dallas PCa-Dallas’ Dallas Food & Nutrition executive director. “as an athletic inaugural North texas Double-Goal director with a great deal of influis now accepting Sealed Bids for preparation Coach® awards Dinner earlier this ence on the sporting experience of month. and more than 16,000 student-athletes, the dinner also honored 10 he certainly has that impact. Jeff is delivery of snack meals to Dallas-area youth and high school committed to supporting all Dallas 63 site locations daily. Bid close: May 20, 2011, 9am sports coaches with the Double- isD coaches by giving them what Goal Coach award, named for they need to succeed and to help Bid opening: 10:00am. coaches whose first goal is winning, their athletes succeed on and off the For more information: and whose second, more-important field.” Contact (469) 446 - 1373 Special to Elite News

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St. Luke “Community” UMC celebrates Women’s Month “speak the gospel to the poor; heal the brokenhearted; bring sight to the blind; give deliverance to the captives; omen of faith: restoring and set at liberty those that are Our Minds, Bodies and oppressed by laboring diligently in souls” is the theme of a joyGod’s vineyard to liberate people spirful celebration for women’s Month itually and socially.” 2011 at st. luke “Community” United she has held former professorships Methodist Church, 5710 E. r. l. Dr. Stacey Floyd-Thomas at Virginia tech University and Brite thornton frwy. , Dallas. “women’s Divinity school of texas Christian Day” will be held on sunday, May 22, with University. Born in Corpus Christi, tX, bapworship services at 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. the pub- tized and raised in the Missionary Baptist lic is invited to attend. Church, Dr. floyd-thomas is an ordained pasthe keynote speaker will be Dr. stacey toral counselor in both the Progressive National floyd-thomas, associate Professor of Ethics Baptist Convention and american Baptist and society at Vanderbilt University Divinity Church, Usa. school in Nashville. she is also co-founder and Dr. floyd-thomas was honored as one of the CEO of the nationally-acclaimed Black 2005 Great women of texas by J P Morgan religious scholars Group, inc. Chase and texas Business Press. an awardalong with her husband, Dr. Juan floyd- winning teacher, having won the 2007 thomas, she is co-founder of the Dallas american academy of religion (an organizafriendship west Baptist Church’s seminary tion with a membership of over 10,000 profeswithout walls’ “study Program.” as sors and scholars of religion), teacher of the both a professor and fwBC’s theologian-in- year. Consequently, Dr. floyd-thomas is a residence, her scholarly research, sought after scholar who has taught throughout Christian witness and social activism have the United states, Europe, africa, and the taken seriously luke 4:18’s clarion call to Middle East. By Denise Johnson Stovall sPECial tO ElitE NEws

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Remembering a Legend - Dallas Cowboy Ron Springs 1956 - 2011

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he city of Dallas mourns the death of ron springs, the former teammate to whom Everson walls had donated a kidney in 2007, had died in a Dallas hospital at the age of 54. “we are people of faith, and we never gave up hope that he would regain consciousness,” walls said. springs’s health had improved after the transplant, then, 226 days later, he fell into a coma after minor surgery to remove a cyst from his arm. “He seemed to be holding his own.” walls played with springs on Cowboys

teams in the early 1980s and was the first athlete to donate an organ to a former teammate. “He touched a lot of people. His impact was universal. He made a difference,” walls told the star-telegram. “it was like he was sacrificed for that. “He is the face of the sacrifice and the strength of people who deal with kidney disease and diabetes.” as springs’s condition deteriorated from diabetes, his son, redskins defensive back shawn springs, considered quitting football to give his father a kid-

Everson Walls and Ron Springs were honored before giants-Cowboys game in 2007.

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ney. His father would not hear of it. “i think that was a tremendous gesture, and it just justifies the fact that he’s a loving son,” ron springs told Jason la Canfora of the Post. “But i couldn’t have let him do that, because i always prayed and wanted him to be a professional athlete, so i would not have shortened his career by no means necessary.” Born Nov. 4, 1956 in williamsburg, Virginia to willie roscoe and Ethelyn springs and passed away May 12, 2011 in Dallas, texas. a graduate of Ohio

state University where he played for the Buckeyes, he played eight seasons in the Nfl, for the Dallas Cowboys from 19791984, followed by the tampa Bay Buccaneers in 1985-1986. survived by his wife, adriane springs; mother, Ethelyn springs; children, shawn a. springs, ayra C. springsfoster and husband Je’kel and ashley V. springs; brothers, roscoe springs, Horace (Otis) smith; sister, Ethelyn l. springs; and five grandchildren.

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Top: honoré Assiogbon, a senior at Emmett J. Conrad high School, shakes hands with Conrad Principal Mary Fitzgibbon as he receives an Academic Recognition Award. Also pictured is Superintendent of Schools Michael hinojosa and District 6 Trustee Carla Ranger. Bottom left: Esequiel Covarrubias, a senior at l.g. Pinkston high School, poses with Philip lesko, an AP Calculus teacher at Pinkston, who Covarrubias chose to honor as his most inspiring teacher. Bottom middle: Betsie Machado, a senior at Skyline high School, poses with Margie Robinson, AP English literature teacher at Skyline. Machado chose to honor Robinson as her most inspiring teacher. Bottom right: Jose E. Martinez, a senior at A. Maceo Smith high School, poses with Emma Rutland, Spanish II and Spanish III teacher at Smith. Martinez chose to honor Rutland as his most inspiring teacher.

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OBiTuaRies Alexander, Sr., Lawrence Charles “Skobie”63. friday, May 20 from 2-9 pm at Golden Gate- 4155 s. r.l. thornton frwy. funeralsaturday, May 21 at 11 am at Cedar Crest Cathedral C.M.E.- 1616 E. illinois ave Bradley, Jr., Bobby G. 31. . wakefriday, May 20 from 5:306:30 pm. funeralsaturday, May 21 at 1 pm. Both services will be held at God’s way B.C.- 10910 Bruton rd., Dallas, tX 75217. Viewing will be friday from 7:30-10 pm at Golden Gate- 4155 s. r.l. thornton frwy.

Celebrating 50 Years Smith, Audrey Jennings Lusk 49. wake- friday, May 20 from 7-8 pm. funeral- saturday, May 21 at 11 am. Both services will be held at southern Crest full Gospel B.C.- 2325 locust ave. Wallace, Tony A. wake- thursday, May 19 from 6-7 pm at Golden Gate4155 s. r.l. thornton frwy. funeralfriday, May 20 at 11 am at lawrence Marder C.O.C.-2600 lawrence st Dallas No eye has seen, no ear has heard, no mind has conceived what God has prepared for those who love him. 1 Corinthians 2:9

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School Zone Dallas to air on KERA Channel 13 Visual arts Jazz Combo i and MiDi Ensembles have he latest edition of the stubeen sharing their musical dent-hosted school Zone talent with the world; and Dallas will air on KErawhat a teacher at skyline Channel 13, courtesy of John High school is doing to Eagle Dealerships. the Dallas ensure her students are isD program airs friday, May 20 ready to take the aP English at 5:30 p.m., sunday, May 22 at literature and Composition 9:30 a.m., and again Monday, Exam. May 23 at 6 a.m. Co-hosts for this edition of school Zone Dallas is hosted school Zone Dallas are from rosemont Elementary graduating senior Malcolm school and rosemont Primary Hornsby, rosie sorrells school-Chris V. semos Campus Students from school zone group school of Education and in Oak Cliff, where students’ academic success is the top priority. Both schools are social services at the yvonne a. Ewell townview rated recognized by the texas Education agency. Center, and junior liz Magallanes, woodrow wilson featured stories include skyline High school’s 40th High school. Other cast members include graduating seniors anniversary celebration; a Bryan adams High school student who, despite challenges, excels in Jose Ortiz, skyline High school; Kalyce simpson, her school’s JrOtC Color Guard; and a pep rally lincoln Humanities/Communications Magnet; Kyle hosted by trustee lew Blackburn to celebrate the Barnes, w. t. white High school; and juniors alexus ferrell, David w. Carter High school; academic success of schools in District 5. Other stories include a look at the accomplishments Jessica Nguyen, school of Health Professions at the of felix G. Botello Elementary, ranked Exemplary yvonne a. Ewell townview Center; and Madeleine by the texas Education agency; how the Booker t. rosuck, Booker t. washington High school for the washington High school for the Performing and Performing and Visual arts.

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