Music Stars Commemorate Selma Anniversary on Social Media

John Legend

John Legend performs during a concert at Arad Fort in Muharraq City, north of the Bahraini capital Manama on March 2, 2015. 


President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama made a trip to Selma, Al., to speak at the 50th anniversary of the civil rights “Bloody Sunday” march on Saturday afternoon (March 7).

“We gather here to honor the courage of ordinary Americans,” President Obama said in his speech. “What enormous faith these people had: faith in God, but also faith in America.”

Numerous music stars — including John Legend, Janelle Monae and Ledisi — remembered the Selma anniversary on social media. Read their tributes below.