Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda Sing a Lullaby For Kids Detained on the US Border

“We’re not going to stop until they can sing [lullabies] to their kids again.”

In front of thousands at the Families Belong Together rally in Washington, D.C., Lin-Manuel Miranda, the creator of the hit musical “Hamilton,” sang a lullaby for parents who have been separated from their children at the border.

“We’re here because there’s parents right now who can’t sing lullabies to their kids,” Miranda told the crowd. “And, well, I’m just going to sing a lullaby that I wrote and this is for those parents. And we’re not going to stop until they can sing them to their kids again.”

As he sang, the crowd joined in. Watch:

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Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

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Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

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