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Common Fired as Graduation Speaker in NJ Because of Assata Shakur Song

The crusade of New Jersey responding ignorantly to Assata Shakur continues; this week Kean University cancelled Common as their commencement speaker because of his 2000 song, “A Song for Assata,” detailing how Shakur was framed by New Jersey State Police and later found asylum in Cuba. » 4/01/15 4:15pm 4/01/15 4:15pm