Day: May 14, 2005

Spotlight:ShamontBrown

Top Tiger basketball player, Shamont Brown, will become a Toro in the 2005-2006 season Brown earned a two-year scholarship to CSU Dominguez Hills. This 6-foot-4 athlete leads the RCC’s men’s basketball team with an average of 14.2 points and 7.7rebounds per game but has a game high of 24 points.

The famous Zimbabwean still sings

Oliver “Tuku” Mtukudzi, one of Zimbabwe’s greatest artists, has released his newest album “Nhava.” The album is blended with traditional Southern African drumming and a unique sound called Tuku music. Prize beat proclaimed that “his music has been instrumental in strengthening our freedom, socially, politically and economically.

A ‘Hotel’ worth checking into

The film “Hotel Rwanda” powerfully illustrates how, despite unspeakable odds, one person can and does make a difference. Based on true events, “Hotel Rwanda” stars Don Cheadle as Paul Rusesabagina, a devoted family man and successful hotel manager, who ultimately saves the lives of over 1,200 Rwandan people in 1994.

Live your life at the point of impact

“Crash” follows the intertwining lives and careers of several different Los Angeles residents and how their experiences with racism either bring them together or tear them apart. Don Cheadle stars as Graham, a detective who must find himself in between the madness of his personal life and the racial prejudice he faces stemming from his job.