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SOUTH SUDANESE HIPHOP STAR EMMANUEL JAL IS FAMOUS FOR HIS MANY INTERNATIONAL MUSIC HITS, BUT IN SOME WAYS HE IS JUST AS WELL KNOWN FOR HIS ACTIVE IN THE COMMUNITY WORK, SUCH AS RAISING MONEY FOR STREET CHILDREN AND REFUGEES. LAST NIGHT, HERE IN WASHINGTON, JAL WAS GIVEN A PEACE AWARD BY THE INTERNATIONAL AID AGENCY “SEARCH FOR COMMON GROUND” FOR HIS SUCCESS IN MUSIC AND FOR HIS ADVOCACY EFFORTS TO END CONFLICT. RECENTLY JAL STARTED AN ONLINE CAMPAIGN KNOWN AS ‘’WE WANT PEACE’’ AIMED RESOLVING CONFLICTS IN HIS HOMELAND AND EAST AFRICA. I SAT DOWN WITH EMMANUEL JAL HERE AT OUR STUDIO IN WASHINGTON YESTEARDAY AND BEGAN BY ASKING HIM ABOUT HIS MUSIC CAREER AND FUTURE PLANS

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