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Hundred of students take ‘peace pledge’ at Dorsey

LOS ANGELES – Hundreds of high school students at Dorsey High School are joining hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons in a pledge to promote peace and reduce violence in their lives and communities. Nearly 500 Dorsey students joined Simmons in signing a pledge for peace and committed to putting peaceful lifestyles into action in their school, Read More…

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROFILE: Hattie McDaniel: Once again, gone with the wind

Editor’s Note: With so much talk about a lack of diversity in this year’s Oscars, we decided to republish this story from last year’s LA Wave. Coverage of this year’s Academy Awards begins at 4 p.m. PST on Sunday, Feb. 22.  It was, in many ways, a magical night for most African Americans. There was Read More…

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Agency launches ‘Black is Human’ video campaign

CHICAGO – A local advertising and marketing agency recently launched a social media campaign called “Black is Human” to provide Americans with a rare glimpse into the African American experience through stories often unheard. The new campaign, launched by Chicago-based Burrell Communications Group, takes an honest look at black America, celebrates its spirit and portrays Read More…