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Oscar-winning Actor Tackles Peace, Reconciliation

Academy award-winning actor Forest Whitaker uses his international fame to promote peace and reconciliation in areas of conflict in Africa and Latin America and disadvantaged areas of the United States.  He also serves as a UNESCO envoy for Peace and Reconciliation. Whitaker says that he has been struggling to understand the elemental causes of conflict since he was a kid in central Los Angeles. He recalled, “I think the first time I really tried to deal with it was when my cousin,...

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