Jonathan Nelson and Fred Jerkins talked with Erica Campbell and GRIFF about cancer. They discussed their new project, “White Flag,” which they joined forces on for St. Jude & Susan G. Komen for cancer awareness. Fred talked about losing his first wife to breast cancer, and wanting to get a project together that contributed to the cause.
Jonathan talks about his friendship with Fred, and wanting to give back to the community and raise awareness about cancer, which he has also dealt with in his family. He says he “wanted to be a source of reminder that God can still work miracles.” They also talk about the first single off of “White Flag,” which is called “We Won” and features Jonathan, who also was a writer on it. Fred discusses Click on the audio player to hear more in this exclusive interview from “Get Up! Mornings With Erica Campbell.”
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In Memory Of Those We Lost To Breast Cancer [PHOTOS]
1. Married to Beatles member Paul McCartney American musician, photographer and animal rights activist Linda McCartney died of breast cancer at the age of 57.
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2. Shirley Graham Du Bois an award winning author, playwright, composer, and activist for African Americans died of breast cancer on March 27, 1977 at the age of 80 in China. She was married to the civil rights activist W. E. B. Du Bois
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3. June Jordan was a Caribbean American poet and activist especially known for her contributions to the feminist theory. She died of breast cancer at the age of 65.Source: 3 of 4
4. Margaret Walker was an American poet and writer known for her award-winning poem “For My People” and book “Jubilee”. She died of breast cancer in 1998 at the age of 83.
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Fred Jerkins On Joining The Fight Against Cancer After His Wife Passed [EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW] was originally published on getuperica.com