Common no longer speaking at college graduation after police outcry over ‘A Song for Assata’

April 1, 2015   // 0 Comments

  by theGrio Just one day after announcing that the recent Academy Award-winning hip hop artist Common would be speaking at graduation, Kean University announced on Tuesday that it would be looking into “other speaker options.” The change comes after the outcry from law enforcement, who take issue with a 2000 song by the Glory composer called A Song for Assata. The song which is a tr...

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