Show Me: John Legend’s humanitarian side
Written by Bwog Staff
Tonight Roone was witness to what at first appears like quite the odd couple:
While Sachs is no neophyte when it comes to tackling problems of global consequence (being a special adviser to the UN Secretary General and all) but Legend’s recent world tours prompted his investigation into what he could do to end poverty in many of the places he visited. The result: the Show Me Campaign, aimed at permanently lifting the
Sachs’ speech, however, moved more than Legend’s talk towards political, systematic problems that perpetuate this extreme poverty in the world. Instead of tackling the problem in
After a brief Q&A section that included the Dean of and students from the Mailman School of Public Health, Legend concluded the presentation by playing a short, 6 song set that included “Show Me”, a spiritual song
meant to inspire the audience and a cover of R&B standard “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood.” CCSC Junior Class President George Krebs [pictured] proudly belted out every last syllable in unison with Legend much to the dismay of those in his general vicinity.