'Black And Brown People Are Just Treated Differently In This Country'

August 16, 2014 3:40 PM

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At a private performance Friday evening in Santa Monica, California, singer John Legend discussed the upheaval in Ferguson, Missouri, bluntly. “Black and brown people are just treated differently in this country,” he said to a room of about 150 people.

“One of our original sins in this country has been racism and slavery. And we still haven’t figured out how to solve that problem,” Legend said during an on-stage discussion with KCRW Music Director Jason Bentley in between sets. Given the news of this week, it's no surprise that the fatal shooting ...

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