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'Rize' Documents Dance on L.A. Streets

The film Rize, which opened in theaters last weekend, documents the creators of a new style of dance from the streets of South Central Los Angeles. Frenetic and edgy, "krumping" has its roots in African dance, and is making news around the country.

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Allison Keyes
Allison Keyes is an award-winning journalist with almost 20 years of experience in print, radio, and television. She has been reporting for NPR's national desk since October 2005. Her reports can be heard on Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition Sunday.