The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) hosted its 18th annual Sing Out For Freedom benefit concert, on Monday, November 2.
Tony, Grammy and Emmy winning Hadestown star André De Shields shared, “Together, You Can Redeem the Soul of the Nation,” the final words of Congressman John Lewis as published by The New York Times, accompanied by Gaelynn Lea on violin.
The complete Sing Out For Freedom concert can be viewed below.
For more information, visit www.singoutforfreedom.com. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the work of the NYCLU and the ACLU to promote and protect civil rights and liberties in New York.
Lia Chang is an actor, a multi-media content producer and co-founder of Bev’s Girl Films, making films that foster inclusion and diversity on both sides of the camera. Bev’s Girl Films’ debut short film, Hide and Seek was a top ten film in the Asian American Film Lab’s 2015 72 Hour Shootout Filmmaking Competition, and she received a Best Actress nomination. BGF collaborates with and produces multi-media content for artists, actors, designers, theatrical productions, composers, musicians and corporations. Lia has appeared in the films Wolf, New Jack City, A Kiss Before Dying, King of New York, Big Trouble in Little China, The Last Dragon, Taxman. She stars in and served as Executive Producer for the short independent films Hide and Seek, Balancing Act, Rom-Com Gone Wrong, Belongingness and When the World was Young. She is also the Executive Producer for The Cactus, The Language Lesson, The Writer and Cream and 2 Shugahs.