- Kidjo: I learned when I was 9 that skin color was used to divide people
- Now I use my microphone to help build bonds with people, she writes
Angelique Kidjo is a Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and an activist. The opinions expressed in this commentary are her own. This is part of "The first time I realized I was black" series.
(CNN)"The saddest thing in life is wasted talent."