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New Jersey school cancels Common as commencement speaker

UNION, N. J. (AP) New Jersey's Kean University has cancelled hip-hop artist Common as commencement speaker after police voiced concerns over a song about a woman convicted of killing a police officer who fled to Cuba. The school announced the Academy Award winner's selection on Monday, but said on its social media sites on Tuesday night that he would not be the speaker. University spokeswoman Susan Kayne told The Record (http://bit. ly/1yzl3Zi ) newspaper the announcement was made prematurely...

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