John Legend Receives The High Note Global Prize For Social Justice


On United Nations Human Rights Day, which is December 10, 2020, award-winning artist, and activist John Legend has been awarded the High Note Global Prize for social justice, presented by United Nations Human Rights, Partner of the High Note Global Initiative, and David Clark Cause.

The annual High Note Global Prize honors and celebrates iconic recording artists for outstanding, lifelong achievement using their music and unique platform to promote social justice worldwide. Legend is being recognized for his soulful music with universal appeal that artfully reflects social consciousness, and his extraordinary commitment to helping build just, equitable, and thriving communities.

Throughout his career the 11-time Grammy winner has illustrated his dedication and tremendously active effort to address and bring attention to the inequities and injustice within the criminal justice and prison system, racial inequality, education, healthcare, and voters’ rights, among other societal issues. // Continue to the full article

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