Some people chose to be at the Oscars, but Coogler’s smashing concert in flint was the place to be on Sunday night.
Sunday night in Michigan State was a night to remember for all of Flint’s inhabitants as Director Ryan Coogler staged a world class charity show to raise tens of thousands of dollars in support of Flint’s water crisis and its victims.
The #JusticeForFlint concert took place in the Whiting Auditorium in Flint, Michigan. The fund-raising concert was also meant to provide an atmosphere of entertainment and leisure for the stressed-up hundreds of thousands in the city.
The show featured a special act of poetry performed by Flint’s youth poets’ as they performed an energetic poem and tap dance about the crisis in their city.
Other outstanding performances included Ledisi’s song make of Sam Cookes’, “A Change Is Gonna Come”, Jazmine Sullivan’s amazing mini-set of her first single – “Need You Bad” and Janelle Monae’s Majestic stage performance in her straight jacket.
Some performances also involved story telling about experiences people have gone through due to the water situation in Flint.
And finally, what a way it was to close the concert, the most wonderful Stevie Wonder surprise performance.
Flint was a place to be as the people of Flint felt the love and care once more, despite all their ongoing water crisis and its calamities.
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