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Common's latest album, Let Love, tackles love, forgiveness and coping with past trauma. Claire Harbage and Ryan Kellman/NPR hide caption

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Common Takes Time To Heal On 'Let Love'

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"Though I know other things exist, you know, like beautiful things that have happened to us and beautiful things we've created," Common says of witnessing black death in the news. "I just looked at that and felt the pain of it." Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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On His Latest Album, Common's Political Commentary Gets Personal

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'Be,' a Remarkable CD from Common

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Summer Tunes for Black Music Month, Part 1

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Common's classic album Resurrection gets the deluxe reissue treatment it deserves. courtesy of the artist hide caption

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