On Sunday night, "Glory" came — and it conquered.
Minutes after their powerful performance earned an extended standing ovation inside the Dolby Theatre, John Legend and Common won the Oscar for original song with "Glory," their stirring anthem from director Ava DuVernay's "Selma."
The song, which promises to "fight on to the finish" for civil rights, links Rosa Parks' historic refusal to give up a bus seat to the demonstrations last year in Ferguson, Mo.
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And in accepting the award —...