Posts Tagged: Common


Common Helping Starbucks With Racial Bias Training

Common helping Starbucks with racial bias training.  Well if you are wondering why you can’t get that caramel macchiato at your favorite Starbucks, it’s because today they are closing 8000 stores to launch a day of anti racial bias and sensitivity training.  Common is featured in the first visual as one of the company’s guide… Read more »

Common donates $10,000 for school supplies

Common Donates $10,000 For School Supplies

Common donates $10,000 for school supplies.  Whew, that’s some well needed good news about a male entertainer doing some good, unlike what we have been hearing about over the last week from a couple of our R & B superstars (Usher and R Kelly).  Common who always seems to have his head on right, has put his… Read more »

Common Pulled as Commencement Speaker After NJ Cops Complain

New Jersey’s Kean University has cancelled Common as its commencement speaker after police pointed out a track he recorded 15 years ago about a woman convicted of killing a cop. State Police union president Chris Burgos called the choice a “slap in the face” because lyrics in Common’s 2000 recording “A Song for Assata” portrays Assata Shakur (born… Read more »