Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez Remind the Class of 2020 They Have a “Higher Calling”
The lyricist noted that this year’s graduating class has a “high calling” in the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement. He encouraged students to be afraid to seek change.
“Being a mother, I know that true change begins at the kitchen table,” she expressed. “The only answer to systemic racism, inequality and hatred is systemic love and acceptance. We need to speak up and speak of love at every opportunity.”
She continued, “We need to join. On the streets in March, sign petitions, make phone calls, volunteer [at] The donations support minority-owned businesses. You cannot help your community unless you are truly experiencing life with your community.
Jennifer encouraged the 2020 graduating class to learn and grow. “You’ve earned your degree today, but you can never be a student. Try to learn more and more every day,” she said. “Change doesn’t happen until you work for it, push for it.”