One of Jill’s most powerful performances ever…
A&E launched a campaign on race equality after the terrible murders of the Charleston 9. To help with it’s launch A&E created a concert series, and episode one has everyone talking. “Shining A Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America” featured some of the most influential entertainers in the business. Jill Scott, Miguel, Tori Kelly, John Legend, and Morgan Freeman to name a few. This two hour concert aired November 19th and it’s still buzzing! Everyone is ready for the next episode. The next taping. This concert series is a great look for A&E, and for equality…A&E writes;
“‘Shining a Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America’ is a two-hour special event featuring the biggest names in music as they join together to perform, promote unity and progress on racial equity, and encourage reconciliation and positive change in local communities..
Show your support by donating to the Fund for Progress on Race in America:
Your donations to the Fund will help to provide grants to those who are doing great work to raise awareness about the causes and effects of racial divisiveness, promote social and criminal justice reform, and help eliminate racial bias and discrimination…”
A&E is moving in a direction that many are becoming interested in. It’s even talks that Jada Pinkett Smith is going to have her own show in production with A&E studios.
Jill Scott’s performance of “Strange Fruit”, a very difficult song to perform, speaks on the lynching, killing, and burning of Afrikan Americans, made famous by Billie Holiday. The song holds a heavy weight, and history, anyone would fear in the presence of performing it, but Jill Scott…well…see for yourself:
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