Every once in a while, magic happens.
I had not planned to post today. Then late last night, I saw a moment of “Glory”.
There seems to be a light coming from certain artists. For me, this is John Legend, aka John Stephens.
Whether it’s a ballad, or a simple love song, his music, his lyrics and most especially, his performance, all elicit a stirring response in me.
This happened last night for the Oscar audience. Tears flowed freely.
Some say he politicized his acceptance speech. Yes. And thank you.
“We live in the most incarcerated country in the world. There are more black men under correctional control today than were under slavery in 1850. “
That is how you finish an acceptance speech. It hurts. We need to pay attention.