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The Afro-American, September 11, 2010 - September 17, 2010
By Melissa Jones
 AFRO Staf Writer 
Residents at Bolton House Apartmentsexpressed anger at Edgewood ManagementCorp. at a community meeting on Sept. 2where theyvoiced concernsabout the securityand cleanlinessof the 260-unit building.According tothe company’swebsite, BoltonHouse is one of 70 properties inMaryland thatis managed byEdgewood.LindaCampbell, whohas lived atBolton Housesince 2002,said Edgewood
ofcials have
turned a deaf earto repeated letters
and phone calls since 2008. “This is the rst
time that they [Edgewood Management] haveattended one of our meetings. Maybe it’sbecause all these people are here, but I hopethat these issues will get resolved soon,” shesaid. Meetings for the BoltonHouse Tenants Association areheld on the last Monday of every month.Tenants complained aboutbroken elevators, lack of an emergency phonenumber for residents to call after-hours,unwanted visitors in the building, and thelack of a 24-hour desk attendant to monitor
activity within the building. Tempers aredwhen talks centered on an unidentied person
who residentsaccused of performing jobfunctions poorlyand contributingto the unsafeenvironment inthe building.Del. BarbaraRobinson assuredthe group,which consistedprimarily of senior citizensthat she wouldbe a “watchdog”for the distressedattendees. “Thisis unacceptable.And if it meansthat I will haveto use legislation
to x it, then so
be it,” she said.Some resolve appeared amid the tenseexchange when Edgewood Management
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Martin O'Malley
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Frank M. Conaway Sr.
Maryland Senate
40th DistrictCatherine Pugh43rd District Joan Carter Conway44th DistrictVerna Jones45th DistrictNathaniel McFadden
House of Delegates
40th District,Baltimore CityShawn Z. TarrantFrank M. Conaway Jr.41st District,Baltimore City Jill CarterSamuel Rosenberg43rd District,Baltimore CityCurt AndersonMargaret “Maggie”McIntoshMary Washington44th District,Baltimore CityKeith HaynesMitchell KeiferMelvin Stukes
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County Executive
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Maryland Senate
10th DistrictDelores Kelley
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10th District,Baltimore CountyEmmett BurnsAdrienne JonesShirley Nathan-PulliamBy Zenitha Prince
Washington Bureau Chie 
On Sept. 4, 1957, then-high school sophomoreJefferson Thomas walked agauntlet of hate – a boiling-angry White mob spewingspit and jeers, taunts andthreats of lynching and animpenetrable barricade of armed soldiers blocking hisway into Little Rock, Ark.’sCentral High School.Inside the school’s walls – breached with the help of the Army’s 101
AirborneDivision, which providedprotection to Thomas andeight other Black students –the persecution grew worse:daily insults, humiliation,destroyed property, beatingsand attacks with knives,broken glass, dynamite andeven acid.Yet, Thomas and theother members of the “LittleRock Nine” – MinnijeanTrickey Brown, CarlottaWalls LaNier, ErnestGreen, Elizabeth Eckford,Gloria Ray Karlmark,Thelma Mothershed Wair,Terrence Roberts and MelbaPatillo Beals – bore it alland the heavy hopes of anationwide community ontheir shoulders, taking the
rst courageous, though
treacherous, steps on theroad to desegregation. Theircourage inspired a nation.And Thomas’ death on Sept. 5 – 53 years and a day after hemade history – has inspiredan outpouring of grief andremembered gratitude acrossthe United States.“[First lady] Michelle andI are saddened by the passingof Jefferson Thomas, whoas one of the ‘Little RockNine,’ took a stand against
History-Making ‘Little RockNine’ Member Dies
 AP Photo/Danny Johnston
In this photo taken Sept. 23, 2007, Jeferson Thomas,who as a teenager was one o nine Black students tointegrate Little Rock Central High School, listens duringa panel discussion in Little Rock, Ark. Thomas, 68, diedSept. 5, in Ohio.
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By Melissa Jones
 AFRO Staf Writer 
September is InfantMortality Awareness Monthand across the UnitedStates, Sudden Infant DeathSyndrome (SIDS) is theleading cause of deathfor healthy infants fromone month to one year. InBaltimore the disparityof infant deaths betweenAfrican-American andCaucasian babies is atan alarmingly high rate.That is why the BaltimoreCity Health Department,in partnership with keycommunity, medical, and cityagencies, has launched theB’more for Healthy BabiesCampaign.Gena O’Keefe, director of healthy Community Initiativesat the Family League of Baltimore, one of thecampaign partners, said that27 infants died in BaltimoreCity last year due to unsafesleeping conditions. “Themain cause of those deaths ispreventable,” said O’Keefe.“This campaign is aboutsharing the responsibility forimproving birth outcomesacross Baltimore City.”One arm of the initiativeis an aggressive grass rootscampaign in Patterson ParkNorth and East, Upton/DruidHeights, and GreenmountEast to increase community
involvement. Nonprots in
Sae Sleep Can Prevent SIDS
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Bolton House ResidentsSound Of 
Photo by Melissa Jones
Residents at Bolton House have voiced concernsabout the security and cleanliness o their 260 unitbuilding.
Restoring Pennsylvania Avenue’s GloryBlack AthleticDirector at U of Md
By George Barnette
 AFRO Staf Writer 
The rough year facing African-AmericanDemocrats nationally continued locally asMaryland Sen. Ulysses Currie, D-Dist 25,was indicted. Currie faces 18 charges inconnection to what investigators say wasa six-year conspiracy between him andlocal grocery store chain, Shoppers FoodWarehouse (SFW). The indictment claimsCurrie used his position to advance thecompany’s interests.
“Government ofcials cross a bright line
when they accept payments in return for
using the authority of their ofce, whether
they take cash in envelopes or checkslabeled as consulting payments,” said U.S.Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein in a statement.“When businesses can obtain valuable
government benets by putting a senator onthe payroll, it diminishes public condence
Black Politicians in the Crosshairs
Currie is the latest target 
Md. Sen. Ulysses Currie, D-PrinceGeorge's County, shown in the Jan. 2009photo, has been indicted on 18 chargesin connection with his relationship withShoppers Food Warehouse.
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Black Actress Slams Emmysafter Photo Debacle
Actress Regina King,noted for her breakout roleas Brenda in popular ‘80ssitcom “227,” recentlywrote an open letter to the
 Hufngton Post 
about the62nd Annual Prime TimeEmmy awards. In the eryletter, King slammed theEmmys for printing imagesof another Black actress withthe caption, “Regina Kingenters the 62nd Emmys.”Making matters worse,King, 39, did not attend thepopular awards show thisyear.“I try hard in mydaily life not to engage inuncomfortable situationsregarding race,” Kingwrote. “Up to and includingthis year, there have beenonly 53 non-white actorsnominated for Emmys outof nearly 1,000 possiblenominations in the top fouracting categories for dramaand comedy.“… That statistic is quitesobering to me. And to addinjury to my already sensitivenerve endings a picture of Rutina Wesley from ‘TrueBlood,’ who attended thisyear’s Emmys, had a captionthat read: ‘Regina Kingenters the 62nd Emmys.’No, I wasn’t there. Mistakeshappen, right?”King went on to reprimandthe Emmys showcase foromitting actress Alaina Reed – another “227” actress – whodied earlier this year in theirlist of notable deaths.
Black Unemployment RatesSoared in August
Americans nationwidefelt the strain of risingunemployment last month,as nearly al age, race andethnic demographics reportedincreased joblessnessHowever, African-American workers have a farhigher unemployment ratethan other groups, accordingto the Bureau of LaborStatistics. In addition, it seemsthe gap is growing, with Blackunemployment reaching astaggering 16.3 percent inAugust.White workers faced asmall jobless rate increasefrom 8.6 to 8.7 percent andthe Hispanic unemploymentcontinued to hover around12 percent. Nationwide, 14.9million Americans wereunemployed in August.
HBCUs Gear up for ‘Battleof the Bands’ Faceo 
The annual Honda Battleof the Bands competition,a musical faceoff betweenover 40 college bands fromhistorically Black collegesand universities (HBCUs),has garnered the attentionof The Home Depot as well,who announced they willsponsor the 2011 showcase inconjunction with Honda.Now in its ninth year,the competition is theonly national scholarshipprogram that highlightsmusic education at HBCUs.Throughout the fall, more than40 schools will compete in theCelebration Tour, which willnarrow down the participantsto eight elite bands. Eachschool participating in theCelebration Tour receives a$1,000 grant for their musicalprogram and the eight bandsselected to participate in thenal competition are awardedan additional $20,000. Sincethe program’s inception,Honda has awarded more than$1 million in grants to supportHBCU music curricula.“Honda and TheHome Depot both have alongstanding commitmentto the African-Americancommunity, and we arepleased to join forces toensure that the HBCUscontinue to provideopportunities to uniquelytalented students,” saidBarbara Ponce, managerof Corporate and DiversityAdvertising for AmericanHonda.The Battle of the Bandstakes place Jan. 20, 2011, inAtlanta. For more informationon the competition, includingthe celebration Tour stops,participating institutions andticket sales please visitwww.HondaBattleoftheBands.com.
Wife of Slain New York ManMay Run for City Council
Four years ago, New YorkCity police killed NicolePaultre-Bell’s would-behusband, Sean Bell, in a hazeof 50 bullets one day beforethe young couple’s wedding.Paultre-Bell marchedalongside civil rights leaderssuch as Al Sharpton, whocondemned Bell’s shootingbecause he was unarmed anddid not provoke police.According to blackvoices.com, Paultre-Bell may beturning her grief into politicalaction and is mulling a runfor Queens City Council.Although Paultre-Bell has notpublicly announced plans torun for ofce, blackvoices.com cites unnamed sourceswho say she may hit thecampaign trail soon.According to New York’sstate election laws, Paultre-Bell will be required to moveinto the district she seekselection in and must obtain899 registered voter signatureson a nomination petition.
AFRO National Briefs
Courtesy Photos
Regina KingRutina Wesley
 AP Photo
Nicole Paultre-Bell
Courtesy Image
The Home Depot will join Honda in supporting the annualfaceo between HBCU bands.
e Gala Committee Welcomes MorganState University’sNew President - Dr.DavidWilson
Friday,October 22, 20108 pm to 12:30 amMartin’sWest 6817 Dogwood Rd.Baltimore, MD21244Pre~Gala Reception & Gala $185.00/person• Pre~Gala Reception from7pm to 8pmGala ~ General Admission$135.00/person• Doors open at 8pm
BlackTie DancinBuffet Dinner at 8:30 pm
Make checks payable to: Morgan State University Foundation, Inc.“GalaTickets” in the memo line1700 East Cold Spring Ln.,Truth Hall 201, Balt., MD 21251For more information contact the Morgan State University Foundation Office at 443-885-3040.
September 11, 2010 - September 17, 2010, The Afro-American
By AFRO Staf 
Dr. A. Paul Moss, alongtime YMCA executivecredited with revampingBaltimore’s YMCA campingnetwork, died Sept. 6 at theEllicott City RehabilitationCenter. His health has beendeteriorating since July. Hewas 99.Though Baltimore becamehis adopted home, Moss wasborn the sixth of seven sonsand one daughter to Robertand Ida Byrd Moss on May
16, 1911, in Springeld,
Ohio.A star athlete and honorstudent in high school andcollege, he graduated from
West Virginia’s Blueeld
Teacher’s College in 1935
then returned to Springeld
and married his collegesweetheart, Evelyn.For 17 years, he workedat the Center Street YMCA,rising to the post of branchexecutive and building anew facility that opened in1950 providing a number of programs and opportunitiesfor youth and their familiesthroughout the community.
The national ofce of the
YMCA recruited Dr. Mossand moved his family toBaltimore to help revive theYMCA’s in East Baltimore,where he expanded programsin Cherry Hill and TurnerStation. Shortly after arriving,his wife was killed in an autoaccident.Moss would oftencomment that Baltimore wassupposed to be an interimpost because he was slated
to join the national ofce;
however, he became attachedto the town and launcheda number of initiatives toexpand Camp Druid Hillinto Camp Mohawk. Helater merged camps Conoyand Mohawk to establishan integrated operationthat became Camp King’sLanding.In the process, he met andmarried widow, Elizabeth(Bettye) Murphy Phillipsof the Afro-American andhelped raise her three youngchildren.Dr. Moss committedhimself to serving hiscommunity. For 16 years,he served on the BaltimoreDepartment of City ServicesAdvisory Board, theMaryland Food Bank, and12 years on the University of Maryland Board of Regents.Following mandatoryretirement from the YMCAat the age of 66, he starteda new position coordinatingcommunity programs forwhat is now the BaltimoreCity Community College andvolunteered in local prisonscounseling troubled youth.His achievements andawards are numerous. Hewas a dedicated and devotedlifetime member of AlphaPhi Alpha Fraternity and St.James Episcopal Church.“I remember howcommitted Dr. Moss wasto helping Bettye Mosskeep her column in thepaper while she was sick,”said Talibah Chikwendu,executive editor of the
 AFRO American Newspapers.
“Hewas kind and quiet, but hemade sure we understood andwere prepared to carry outher instructions. He was apleasure to talk to and workwith.”Dr. Moss is survivedby two daughters, the Rev.Dr. Marie Murphy PhillipsBraxton and Rachael Murphy
Phillips Humphrey; two
sons, Michael A. Moss andBenjamin Murphy Phillips
IV; foster daughter, FayeA. Houston Faulield;
three sons-in-laws, theRev. Dr. Ronald Braxton,Vernon Humphrey and the
Rev. William Faulield;
daughters- in-law, Betty
Moss and Felicia Hasal; nine
grandchildren, Shannon andDerek Braxton, Carl andGiana Marie Humphrey,Lynelle and BenjaminPhillips V, Michael Lowery,and Sonia and Tonia Mossand many friends and familymembers.
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Safe Sleep Can Prevent SIDS
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representative Vicky Daviswent through an item by itemchecklist that she compiledon the spot. The list coveredthe issues addressed at themeeting including whatseemed to be an overall lackof communication betweenresidents and management.The Deputy HousingCommissioner forCommunity ServicesReginald Scriber left themeeting with a promise forresidents and a stern warningfor Edgewood Management.Scriber said that both the
police and re department
will be onsite in the coming
weeks. Fire ofcials will
conduct a code enforcementinspection and report anyviolations found directly tohim. “I want to give themthe chance to address thesematters. But I don’t wantto come back here in a fewweeks and nothing has beenresolved. That would be abad situation,” said Scriber.Marvin Cheatham, formerBaltimore NAACP president,said he was in attendance asa neighbor and communityactivist. Cheatham said heinvited numerous city, state
and elected ofcials to the
meeting to make sure that themanagement company “doesthe right thing.”
“We are here to nd
solutions,” he said before anearly departure, “and to openthe lines of communicationbetween management andresidents in a respectfulmanner.” Cheatham told thecrowded room that he was inthe midst of a trial and hadasked to be excused to attendthe meeting.these neighborhoods willreceive funding and trainingto spread the word about safesleeping for infants in thecity. New mothers will alsoview a video on safe sleepingbefore being discharged fromany one of the city’s birthinghospitals.O’Keefe advises parentsand caregivers to follow theABCs of safe sleeping for aninfant – alone, on their back,and in a crib. Babies shouldsleep that way throughout
their rst year, she advises,
to help lower the risks of apreventable death.“If you take all other riskfactors away, a baby sleepingon its tummy is three timesmore likely to die duringsleep than a baby sleepingon its back,” said O’Keefe.Though this might be acomfortable position for ababy that allows them to sleepmore deeply, it also increaseschances that an infant mightchoke and be unable to getan adequate air supply todeveloping lungs.“National data in sleepposition studies shows thatAfrican Americans have ahigher incidence of stomachsleeping for infants,” saidStephanie Regenold, senioradvisor for the Babies bornHealthy Initiative in BCHD.“It’s roughly double theincidence of stomach sleepingamongst Caucasians, so that’s
denitely something that
contributes to the disparitythat we see, especially inBaltimore City,” she said.Regenold and O’Keefeboth agree that traditional andhistorical knowledge aboutinfant sleeping habits could bea cultural thing passed downthrough generations from wellmeaning grandparents, aunts,uncles, and other familymembers and caregivers.“I compare it to seatbeltuse,” said O’Keefe. “A lot of our parents and grandparentsdidn’t use car seats andseatbelts. However, overtime there was real data tosupport how seatbelts and carseats prevented injury anddeath. And that’s the samewith babies sleeping on theirbacks.”“We can’t say that wecould have prevented all[27 sleep related deaths] of them, but we can say that wecould have prevented most of them,” said Regenold, whoadvises parents to do theirbest to lower the risk factorswhen it comes to infantmortality. “For most of thesleep related deaths that wesee, there was a crib in thehouse. It wasn’t being used.What we see overwhelminglyin Baltimore are babies whoare bed sharing, sometimeswith multiple people like aparent and a sibling,” shesaid. To address this issue,income-eligible families cancontact the health departmentfor information and resourcesthat can assist them inobtaining a crib.O’Keefe said the primaryfocus of the campaign is abehavioral change to help turnthe tide of what city health
ofcials are calling a public
health crisis. “We are workingon neighborhood outreach andreaching a younger audiencethrough various methodslike social marketing andFacebook. We hope that thecampaign touches people ina different way by hearingreal stories from real people.This will work as long as thedifferent city agencies andhospitals are working togetherand giving people the samemessage. And we’re doingthat,” she said.
Currie is the latest targetBolton House Residents
Photo by Talibah Chikwendu
Babies are saest rom sudden inant death syndromewhen caregivers ollow the ABCs o sae sleeping – alone,on their back and in a crib.
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and disadvantages companiesthat refuse to go along withthe pay-to-play approach.”It is alleged that in 2002,as chair of the Senate Budgetand Taxation Committee, the73-year-old Currie asked tobe placed on the payroll of SFW and used his position
to benet the corporation.
The indictment claims thatfrom then until 2008, Curriereceived over $245,000 inbribes from SFW.Currie joins a host of other prominent local andnational African-AmericanDemocratic legislators
nding themselves in legal
trouble this year.Nationally, longtime U.S.Reps. Maxine Waters, Calif.,and Charles Rangel, N.Y., arefacing congressional ethics
trials on alleged nancial
improprieties. They’ve beencharged with 13 counts each.N.Y. Gov. David Patersongave up a re-election bidamid allegations that heimproperly interfered withthe investigation of one of histop aides, David W. Johnson,over domestic violencecharges.Locally, Prince George’sCounty Executive JackJohnson along withCouncilmembers Camille
Exum, Dist. 7; Tony Knotts,Dist. 8; Ingrid Turner, Dist.4; and Marilynn Bland, Dist.
9, are all under investigationfor possible wrongdoinginvolving AmericanHospitality Management,run by developer ArunLuthra. According to courtdocuments, members of thecouncil attempt to extortmoney from the corporationto get projects approved.
The complaint specically
singles out Knotts forwalking into AmericanHospitality Managementand telling an employeethat if Luthra procured 10“Diamond” members, whichwould amount to $40,000, fora political event in September2009 then Knotts wouldremove any hurdles in theway of American HospitalityManagement projects.The issue of improprietyhas become so prevalentin the county that it has
some candidates for ofce
bragging that they’ve neverbeen investigated for anywrongdoing.“I’m just making astatement of fact and peoplecan make any assessmentthey want,” said CouncilmanSamuel Dean, Dist. 6, who’srunning for Prince George‘sCounty Executive. “I have avery stellar record that I’mproud of as a County Councilmember.”While peers may berunning in the oppositedirection of some of thepoliticians accused of improprieties, it seems asthough Currie’s 40 years inthe legislature have helpedgarner some support from hiscolleagues.“I am saddened that theinvestigation of SenatorCurrie has reached thispoint.” said Senate PresidentThomas V. Mike Miller Jr.,Dist. 27. “Senator Curriehas confronted adversitythroughout his life, and I
am condent he will be
Photo courtesy of Moss Family 
Dr. A. Paul Moss died Sept. 6 at the Ellicott CityRehabilitation Center at the age o 99. His is the husbando the late Elizabeth (Bettye) Murphy Phillips Moss o the
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