Tom Morello Performs with Bruce Springsteen on Tonight’s “Shining a Light” Concert Special

Credit: Sean RiciglianoThe A&E special Shining a Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America, featuring a performances by Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello and a variety of other music stars, airs Friday, November 20, at 8 p.m. ET. The two-hour show, which aims to promote unity and progress in the wake of tragedies like the racially motivated shooting this past June at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, was taped on Thursday at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. reports that Morello joined frequent collaborator Bruce Springsteen and his E Street Band at the concert. Together they performed "American Skin (41 Shots)," a song Springsteen wrote in 1999 after four New York City police officers shot and killed an unarmed African immigrant named Amadou Diallo.

Other artists who performed at the concert included Zac Brown Band, Sting, Pharrell Williams, John Legend and more.

Each performance was introduced by a celebrity presenter, and short documentary films were shown between songs that featured various artists, including Alicia Keys, Pharrell and Legend, visiting sites where racial conflicts have occurred throughout the years.

Shining a Light will air not only on A&E, but also on all of the channel's affiliated networks, including History, Lifetime and LMN.  During the special viewers will have the opportunity to donate money to The United Way Worldwide-sponsored Fund for Progress on Race in America.

You can check out a variety of video clips from the show at A&E's official YouTube channel.

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