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With his forthcoming War & Leisure album due December 1, Miguel is not only striving to make a statement in his new musical offering, but on the political forefront as well.
The “Sky Walker’ crooner recently took a stand in his first political protest against the Adelanto Detention Facility. Speaking out against the northeastern Los Angeles prison, Miguel says:
I’m here to be educated more, and to hopefully…shed light on the situation, to find some kind of solution and to bring change.
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Miguel joined a group of protestors and immigration attorney Christina Fialho who were objecting the largest for-profit facility who have been linked to prisoner sexual assaults.
The prisoner’s detainees who have been affected are largely from Latin America origins, which Miguel identifies greatly with, being of Mexican and African-American dissent.
Checkout Miguel’s full political awakening here and check out his current single ‘Told You So’ below.