It seems New Jersey's Kean University has flipped the script. Yesterday, they announced that it would host Common as the institution\u2019s graduation day speaker. And now, just a day later, the university has resent its invitation, citing Com\u2019s heartfelt tributary \u201cA Song For Assata\u201d as incendiary and offensive to the state\u2019s law enforcement regime for praising activist and former Black Panther Assata Shakur, who is currently laying low in Cuba after being convicted of the 1973 murder of NJ state police officer. Assata Shakur has always maintained her innocence. I see this as attempt silence those who want to empower and pay tribute to those by spreading knowledge of civil rights, and liberties.