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Common leads socially-conscious concert in Sacramento


Sacramento, CA --More than 25,000 people gathered in Sacramento on the West steps of the State Capitol for a concert focused on social justice issues. The Imagine Justice concert featured Common, J. Cole, Goapele, Andra Day, Ledisi and a handful of other speakers such as Bryonn Bain and Van Jones.

Goapele opened the concert with her hit song "Stand." She was followed by Common, who performed "Black America Again," "The Light" and a freestyle about how much he loves Sacramento. Other performers included J. Cole, Andra Day and Ledisi.

Before the concert, Common said it was the right time for this event.

"This is one of the most important moments for me to be here...in Sacramento, in front of the Capitol, in su