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Actors, Black CEOs Unite to Aid Haiti

Collection:
Black Caribbean Literature (BCL)
Contributor:
Sherman,Shantella Y. (Author)
Format:
Newspaper Article
Publication Date:
2010-04-07
Published:
Chicago, IL
Location:
African American Research Center, Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Subject Term:
Caribbean area, Blacks, Haiti, Disasters, Actors
Notes:
WASHINGTON (NNPA) - As the despair and devastation caused by the 7.0 seismic earthquake that rocked Haiti in January threatens to shift to the periphery of America's consciousness, many of the nation's most respected celebrities, activists and businessmen recently joined forces to secure long-term relief for the ravaged country. Actoractivist Danny Glover and Haitian-born actor Jimmy Jean-Louis were honored at the To Haiti with Love benefit, Sun., March 21, a gathering of Black business leaders and entertainers designed to streamline both strategic and financial relief efforts.