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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…

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Dick Gregory remembered for comedy, social activism

LOS ANGELES — Tributes poured in from the separate worlds of entertainment and social activism this week in reaction to the death of legendary comedian, author and civil rights activist Dick Gregory. Gregory died Aug. 19 of heart failure in a Washington, D.C., hospital. He was 84. Celebrated for his scathing humor that poked fun Read More…