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Don Cheadle Wins a Peace Award

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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


Written by Symphony

December 16, 2007 at 8:58 pm

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  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

    January 20, 2008 at 10:28 am

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