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Jazz at Drew produces good music while raising funds for med school

By Kristina Dixon Contributing Writer WATTS — There were a lot of smiles at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science Oct. 6. And good music. The popular Jazz at Drew, an outdoor, picnic-style jazz concert was presented by Dignity Health as a fundraiser for Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science. Despite overcast skies, Read More…

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Symposium reflects on Watts’ changes — and what hasn’t

WATTS — Los Angeles poet laureate Luis Rodriguez read a poem of his entitled “Watts Bleeds” Aug. 15 at a daylong symposium at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science. The poem took listeners back to the summer of 1965 when the world in that small enclave of African Americans in South L.A. went up Read More…