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Common Talks ‘Selma’, Eric Garner & Race In America w/ Katie Couric

Common Talks ‘Selma’, Eric Garner & Race In America w/ Katie Couric

Common Sits With Katie Couric To Discuss 'Selma', Race Relations In The U.S. & More For Yahoo! Global News.

Common recently sat to discuss Selma, race relations in the U.S. and more with anchor Katie Couric for Yahoo! Global News. Digging into the Selma film and the legacy of the 1965 marches that inspired it, Common begins by digging into the personal importance of his role as civil rights activist James Bevel. Touching on present day tensions, Common also addresses the death of Eric Garner and discusses possible solutions to racial tensions in the United States. The interview clip comes ahead of the wide release of Selma, which is slated for January 9th. Check the footage below to view their discussion. Purchase Common’s Nobody’s Smiling LP via iTunes. Stay tuned for more.

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