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Class Act

On Monday, Grammy Award-winning artist John Legend joined Alex Wagner to discuss his involvement in education reform and his work to improve teaching and school conditions for minority students.

Legend told Wagner it was important for him to have African-American college graduates in his life. Legend said that people like his high school counselor helped him and his brother understand “what the possibilities were for [them].”

To learn more about Legend and his thoughts on where education stands today, watch the entire interview here.