Last night, at the 87th Academy Awards, Common and John Legend took home the Oscar for Best Original Song for “Glory” from the Selma soundtrack. Both of these luminaries used the platform to deliver powerful speeches and speak on relevant social issues facing, not only Americans, but people all across the globe.
Listen to what they had to say:
Prior to their acceptance speech, the two put on a poignant performance that had people like Oprah Winfrey watery-eyed, and brought actors David Oyelowo and Chris Pine to tears. #ThemSomeBadBoys
Watch Common and John Legend’s powerful performance of “Glory” at the Academy Awards: