Oprah Winfrey, Alicia Keys, Maxwell, and Danny Glover honored Susan L. Taylor by serving to to boost cash for her Nationwide Cares Mentoring Motion program at its For the Love of Our Kids digital gala on Saturday.
Taylor, who was additionally celebrating her 75th birthday, kicked off the night encouraging the digital crowd to “reside your life with braveness and with religion.”
Winfrey learn Maya Angelou’s “The Pledge to Our Youth” poem earlier than inspiring the gang to get entangled in mentoring.
“I’m right here tonight celebrating [Susan’s] 75th birthday and the consideration that she’s dropped at these 75 years as a full lady and crusading warrior for our kids,” Winfrey mentioned. The truth that you, Susan, understood the roots of trauma and adversity embedded within the tradition, stopping our kids from transferring ahead. And then you definitely got down to construct on resilience and therapeutic in our group is you providing your self to service to God’s calling, and I do know there’s no larger providing you could give.”
Keys carried out her single “Underdog,” and later, she and Maxerll capped off the night by performing Stevie Surprise’s “Completely happy Birthday” tune.