With powerful words such as “I cry for fatherless sons and the pain mothers hold deep,” Usher’s new record sends a deep message of empathy and compassion.
“If you have chosen to put yourself on the front line of demonstrations, if you have chosen to put yourself on the front line by publishing something or by republishing something, know that you are not alone and we can change that”, had he said previously. at Billboard. “Just know that you are not alone and that we are together in this fight. ”
He added: “I hope the whole world, black Americans and those who are black in other countries, those who are prejudiced or injusticed, know that they are not alone. We are constantly fighting for this. I fight for reality. If Dr. King and all the people who became motivators for me had a dream, I am now fighting for reality. I want to see him. I want it in real time. I want to go as far as possible to help the whole world to remedy it.
Proceeds from Usher’s “I Cry” performance will go to the Local Initiatives Support Corporation, a non-profit organization designed to help black and minority small business owners affected by the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. .
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