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Legend and Common sing about Rosa Parks and Ferguson in this moving new song from the "Selma" soundtrack.
The annual Christmas program will air this Sunday at 8 p.m. ET
Critics accused the Cinderella star of visiting Ferguson for press attention.
Celebrities took to Twitter to express their sadness, confusion, and rage at this latest injustice.
Let's save lives and build bridges
Again this is a horrible tragedy I'm not meaning to undermine how horrible it is.
Let's build a bridge between police and community .. they should no longer be charged w/ policing themselves
The governor wants to change the dynamics between the great police officers of NYC and the communities they serve he must change the system
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