Common and John Legend talk 'Selma,' 'Glory' and protest music

February 23, 2015 7:08 PM

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One of the most discussed musical performances during Sunday's Academy Awards broadcast was for the Oscar-winning song "Glory." Taken from the Ava Duvernay-directed film "Selma," the song was written by John Legend and Common, and performed at the Dolby Theatre by the pair along with a gospel choir.

The team delivered a memorable acceptance speech, and expanded on that backstage after the ceremony. Below, a few excerpts.

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