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We wrote this film for events that happened 50 years ago but we say that Selma is now. We live in the most incarcerated country in the world. There are more black men incarcerated today than were in slavery in 1850.

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We wrote this film for events that happened 50 years ago but we say that Selma is now. We live in the most incarcerated country in the world...
What no one wants to say out loud is that Selma is a well-crafted movie, but there’s no art to it … I’ve got to tell you, ...
Nina Simons said, “It’s an artist’s duty to reflect the times in which we live.” We wrote this song for a film that was based on events that...
Common & John Legend | “Glory” [Live at The ...
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The powerful easter egg in John Legend and Common's Oscar performance:
John Legend and Common stunned Oscar audiences with their harrowing version of “Glory” last Sunday. But did you catch how the majority of white background singers were actually silent throughout? This subtle piece of staging is perhaps the most important element of the performance’...
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