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Our capacity to transcend borders – to work together to overcome hate with love, to eradicate violence and, instead, pursue justice – is what moves us closer to a peaceful future. As an artist, an activist and a father, I am honored and humbled to take part in this year's Nobel Peace Prize Concert as we use our voices to advocate for peace in the face of global adversity.feedback
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Sep 26 2017
We can learn a lot about a person if we know what types of things he or she talks about or comments on the most frequently. There are numerous topics with which John Legend is associated, including Los Angeles, Donald Trump, and vision. Most recently, John Legend has been quoted saying: “Protest is patriotic. Protest has played a critically important role in elevating the voices of the most vulnerable in our nation ... They are the definition of patriotism ... Every time someone takes a knee or raises a fist, viewers must grapple with the why – with the uncomfortable reality that our country daily marginalizes thousands of people in impoverished communities.” in the article Pharrell Williams 'takes a knee' in Charlottesville protest.
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Apr 26 2017

Diapers on the bus, a crib on the bus – a long way from my bachelor days. But we also make some decisions about how to budget our time based on the fact that we're parents now, and there are some things that I would've said yes to before that I say no to now. And there are some choices that I'll make now that I wouldn't have made before.feedback

Apr 26 2017

It's gonna be crazy, [my daughter Luna Simone] growing up in a world where virtual reality is a normal thing. Because we didn't have that when we were younger, and so much of the technology has evolved for storytelling. Story is still important, no matter what the medium is. But it'll be cool for her to be able to experience it in this really immersive, interesting technology.feedback

Apr 20 2017

I'm concerned about what's happening in America when it comes to race and racism. Obviously I was very disappointed with the outcome of the last election. I feel like our current president and the regime that works with him is actively working to take the country in the wrong direction.feedback

Apr 11 2017

At the end of the day, the voters voted for 'Moonlight' and 'Moonlight' was a deserving film. It was a beautiful film that I loved, personally, and I'm happy for the team that created 'Moonlight.' And I'm also happy for our incredible team with 'La La Land.feedback

Apr 11 2017

We filmed it last year when Obama was still president. We had a president who actually knew something about black history – and American history for that matter. If the president sees me in the street, he might think I'm him.feedback

Apr 11 2017

A lot of the attraction to the project was being involved with a new technology that's just emerging as a new medium for creative talent. It's about love. It's about inclusion. It's about community. I think about all of what's going on in the world. I also know that people want a night full of love and human connection, so I want the show to be inspiring and positive for people.feedback

Apr 01 2017

In closing Rikers, New York City takes a crucial step towards ending #massincarceration. Now the hard work begins.feedback

Mar 20 2017

It's a difficult thing to be a new father and for my wife to be a new mother. [Parenting] advances the level of partnership you share. It's exciting to see how we as a couple grow together and learn how to react to the challenges and the joys.feedback

Mar 19 2017 - Morocco

We were always different. I was always a little bit more buttoned-up, and she was always more brash and free.feedback

Mar 15 2017

We were always different. I was always a little bit more buttoned up, and she was always more brash and free. I think she's brought me out of my shell a bit, and made me enjoy life a little bit more. It's been fun to grow together in that.feedback

Mar 14 2017

I would get a little nervous at first with some of the things she would say, because I didn't know how people would react, I usually played it more safely. I think she's brought me out of my shell a bit, and made me enjoy life a little bit more. It's been fun to grow together in that.feedback

Feb 25 2017 - Oscars 2017

It's really cool to mess up on this stage.feedback

Feb 25 2017 - Oscars 2017

I can't get it out of my head!feedback

Jan 29 2017

Our America is big, it is free, and it is open to dreamers of all races, all countries, all religions. Our vision of America is directly antithetical to that of President Trump. I want to specifically, tonight, reject his vision and affirm America has to be better than that.feedback

Jan 13 2017

We're going through a period where Donald Trump has promised to make us a less just and less free country, and those who believe in justice and freedom are going to have to stand up for it.feedback

Jul 07 2016

We should not have to jump through hoops to prove black people shouldn't be shot by police during routine traffic stops.feedback

Sep 04 2013

He helped curate the whole album in the sense of 'Oh, you should work with this producer, oh you should check out this beat'. He co-wrote some of the album. So some of the lines on the album, he wrote. He critiqued it as I would bring him different songs and ask for his input and his comments on certain songs. So I sometimes would rewrite certain songs if he thought a verse could use some work.feedback

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