John Legend on his new album, fighting for change, and the letter Bill Withers wrote him

On May 24, a Florida law requiring felons to pay fines before they could register to vote was deemed unconstitutional. The ruling was a major breakthrough for voting rights activists — a group that includes singer John Legend, who has long championed criminal justice reform through his Free America organization. “It’s really meaningful for the hundreds of thousands of people that will get to vote and not have to pay a poll tax,” he told EW following the court’s decision. “You’ve got to celebrate the wins because they don’t come all the time”…


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