BANG! NEWS – On The Floor hitmaker Jennifer Lopez delivered a keynote address during the virtual NYC graduation ceremony and told students that “true change starts at the kitchen table”.
The 50-year-old star and her fiance Alex Rodriguez delivered a keynote address during the virtual New York City graduation ceremony and she encouraged the class to “get involved” to bring about real change.
She said, “Being a mom, I know that true change starts at the kitchen table.
“The only answer to systemic racism, inequality and hate, is systemic love and acceptance.
“We need to speak up and speak love every chance we get. We need to get involved.
“March in the streets, sign petitions, make phone calls, volunteer (at) charities, support minority-owned businesses.
“You can’t help your community unless you are really experiencing life with your community.”
J-Lo also noted the unique position this year’s graduating class is in as they move onto the next stage of their lives during the coronavirus pandemic.
She added, “To graduate means to elevate, to rise to the next level, to step up to something better.”