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BILL VAUGHAN’S TASTY CLIPS: Alicia Keys, John Legend, Sweet Honey to celebrate Juneteenth

Juneteenth (short for “June Nineteenth”) is a holiday commemorating the day in 1865 that news of emancipation reached the last group of enslaved black people in Galveston, Texas, two and a half years after the Emancipation Proclamation was issued, making slavery illegal.  Now with celebrations more popular than ever, several artists are taking to the Read More…

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Downtown protest targets Trump’s immigration policies

By Jose Ivan Cazares Contributing Writer LOS ANGELES — Thousands of demonstrators were joined by celebrities and politicians in front of Los Angeles City Hall June 30 to protest the separation of immigrant families at the southern border and demand their official reunification. Among the celebrities in attendance were singer John Legend and his wife Read More…

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Rapper Meek Mill gives topical performance at BET Awards

Wave Staff and Wire Reports LOS ANGELES — Rapper Meek Mill gave a performance that was crafted with purpose at the BET Awards June 24 at the Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live. Mill’s “Stay Woke” featuring Miguel, concentrated on police brutality and gun violence. His set reenacted black men imprisoned, a child being shot and Read More…