There was a lot in the world of race relations to make your head hurt. But it wasn't all bad. There was also John Legend. Monica Schipper/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Monica Schipper/Getty Images Code Switch This Week In Race: Racism, Racism And, To Salve Your Soul, John Legend December 9, 2016 Everywhere we looked in the news this week — in prisons, politics, online — we found strains of racism. It even shows up from beyond the grave.