Summit of changemakers fuels hope for a better world | Faith Matters

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I knew musician Jon Batiste as the band leader and musical director of “The Late Show With Stephen Colbert” on CBS. But his talent was magnified after his five recent Grammy Awards and 2021 Oscar win for Best Original Score for “Soul.” Opening the Time 100 Summit last month in Manhattan, Batiste set the tone of the day-long presentations by some of the people who made this year’s list of influential people. Along with an ensemble of five musicians and playing the piano, Batiste sang, “Cry, cry, cry” in a plaintive, soulful tone, “for the struggle of the immigrants, for the wrongful imprisonmen…

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