Sep 19, 2018 - Economy

John Legend stars in ad urging Brett Kavanaugh defeat


John Legend — the singer, songwriter and actor — stars in a new digital ad from several progressive organizations that calls the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh "the decision of a lifetime — your lifetime."

The big picture: The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund Inc. (LDF) produced the ad, in which Legend urges viewers to call their senators and tell them to "vote no on Kavanaugh."

  • The ad is online only, promoted through paid digital and organic social.
  • The NAACP Legal Defense Fund is promoting the ad in partnership with Planned Parenthood, the NAACP, the Human Rights Campaign, Color of Change, In Our Own Voice: National Black Women's Reproductive Justice Agenda, Demos, NARAL Pro-Choice America, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, MALDEF, the National Coalition on Black Civic Participation, UnidosUS, the National Urban League, and the Service Employees International Union.

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