Tradition of Excellence

I'm NOT the author of the articles. I'm chronicling the stories you may have missed.

Don Cheadle Wins a Peace Award

with one comment

Along with his “Ocean’s series” co-star George Clooney, Don Cheadle was presented with a peace in Rome for his efforts to raise awareness on the humanitarian crisis in the region.

The Hollywood actors have raised money and attention to stop a conflict that has claimed more than 200,000 lives and uprooted 2.5 million people since ethnic African rebels took up arms against Sudan’s Arab-dominated government in 2003.

Cheadle and Clooney co-founded a humanitarian organization, Not on Our Watch, together with other stars including Brad Pitt and Matt Damon to focus global attention on the plight of Darfur’s people. They have raised more than $9.3 million for humanitarian efforts in the region.

Read more at: Kansas City Star

Advertisements

Written by Symphony

December 16, 2007 at 8:58 pm

One Response

Subscribe to comments with RSS.

  1. I’m a young african living in his country who just want to ask his brothers afro-americans decent of slaves to think about they brothers staid in the continent and who don’t have food to eat and necessary. kouadio_vincent@yahoo.fr

    kouadio vincent

    January 20, 2008 at 10:28 am


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: