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Pharrell Williams Speaks About Women's Rights During NYU Commencement Speech (Video)

Pharrell Williams Speaks About Women's Rights During NYU Commencement Speech (Video)

Pharrell Williams gave an empowering speech for New York University‘s commencement ceremony on Wednesday (May 17) at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, N.Y.

The Grammy-winning singer and producer received a Doctor of Fine Arts degree and spoke about women’s rights.

“Your generation is unraveling deeply entrenched laws, principals, and misguided values that have held women back for far too long and, therefore, have held us all back.” Pharrell said (via Billboard). “Imagine the possibilities when women are not held back. The world that you will live in that will be a lot better. This is the first generation that navigates with the security and confidence to treat women as equals.”

Watch Pharrell‘s speech below!


Pharrell Williams NYU Commencement Speech

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  • lost_girl

    as a woman, i dont feel held back in the least….