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Marshall's plan

A DJ who's also a scholar brings cultures together musically

DJ Wayne Marshall is writing a dissertation on the connection between hip-hop and reggae.
DJ Wayne Marshall is writing a dissertation on the connection between hip-hop and reggae. (Globe Photo / Erik Jacobs) Globe Photo / Erik Jacobs
By Renee Graham
Globe Staff / July 29, 2005

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Sitting in a sun-dappled corner of his in-laws' Cambridge home, Wayne Marshall is speaking enthusiastically about Boston's ''rich, but sordid history" of cultural interaction and juxtaposition, segregation and integration. The Harvard University graduate sounds like a learned historian detailing the city's painful past of school busing, ''white flight" to the suburbs, racial turmoil, andreconciliation. (Full article: 1099 words)

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