The power of strength lies in diversity. Though our current political office chooses to turn the other cheek when it comes to diversity, Justin Timberlake decided to take a stand and deliver an inspiring message about its importance.
At Sunday’s iHeartRadio Music Awards, Justin Timberlake decided to devote his Song of the Year acceptance speech to the importance of inclusion. He received the award for his hit "Can't Stop The Feeling" from the DreamWorks Animation film Trolls.
In an inspiring acceptance speech, he stated how he wrote the song about being togetherness and inclusion and to take the opportunity to speak to the young people.
"BEING DIFFERENT MEANS YOU MAKE THE DIFFERENCE.”
“If you are black or you are brown or you are gay or you are lesbian or you are trans — or maybe you’re just a sissy singing boy from Tennessee,” Timberlake continued, to growing applause. “Anyone that is treating you unkindly, it’s only because they are afraid or they have been taught to be afraid of how important you are. Because being different means you make the difference.”
In a single unifying and uplifting speech, he was able to convey a message of hope to the children watching him not only accept an award but understanding a message of hope. A message towards those looking to divide our American home. So in the words of JT...