A Concert With Jay-Z (And India's Leader) Aims To End Poverty

September 28, 2014 4:27 AM

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Tomorrow in Central Park, Jay-Z will rap, Sting will sing and India's prime minister, Narendra Modi, will talk about the need to end open defecation — that's what they call it when people don't have access to toilets, and it's a huge global problem.

They're part of the impressive lineup at tomorrow's Global Citizen Festival in New York's Central Park. Some 60,000 people are expected to attend and millions more will tune in on MSNBC and NBC. The free concert is the flagship event of the Global Poverty Project, a nonprofit that began in 2008 with...

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