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Alicia Keys has never shyed away from doing her part to help others and give back, she has co-founded a non-profit Keep a Child Alive, which helps those with HIV in Africa and India, and has co-founded the We Are Movement with encourages the youth to get involved with social issues and reform.
Well now, not only has she been recognized in the music world but an international human rights organization, Amnesty Inernational, has awarded her the ambassador of conscience award, which was also previously awarded to Nelson Mandela. Keys called it one of the proudest moments of her life.
She stated “It encourages me to continue to speak out against injustice and use my platform to draw attention to issues that matter.”
Congrats Alicia, keep up the amazing and inspiring work!