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Legend and Common sing about Rosa Parks and Ferguson in this moving new song from the "Selma" soundtrack.

Yolanda Sangweni
Dec, 04, 2014

John Legend and Common sing for "Glory in this touching new song from the Selma soundtrack. In the wake of Michael Brown and Eric Garner's deaths, and lack of indictments, the song is a fitting tribute to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the many who marched for voting rights that fateful month in 1965.

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"50 years since Selma. Still marching," tweeted Legend earlier today.

Selma chronicles the voting rights marches of 1965. It opens in theaters on Christmas Day.