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Watch Nicki Minaj perform Maya Angelou's "Still I Rise"

Artist Nicki Minaj is earning praise for her stunning recitation of "Still I Rise" at "Shining A Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America."

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Minaj's powerful performance was one of many incredible moments during the event, presented by A+E Networks and iHeartMedia Friday night in Los Angeles.

 

And a word from Ms. Minaj herself..

 

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