"Miami Vice" star Edward James Olmos urged racial tolerance at a Los Angeles high school where black and Hispanic students brawled this week.
"When we first arrived there," the actor's spokesman, Nick Athas, said after Olmos' visit Wednesday to North Hollywood High School, "there was a tremendous amount of hostility."But by the end of the session, by the time the kids had a chance to talk to each other, there was a lot of hugging, a lot of compassion and sympathy."
The fighting broke out Monday and involved dozens of teenagers.
Olmos, who starred in the movie "Stand and Deliver," visits schools around the country.