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Obama's poetry event draws fire over a rapper named Common

May 11, 2011 . Conservative critics blasted tonight's White House poetry event for including a rapper named Common, whose lyrics have attacked former .
http://content.usatoday.com/communities/theoval/post/2011/05/obamas-poetry-event-draws-fire-over-a-rapper-named-common/1

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Despite outrage, Common performs at the White House - AMIE ...

May 11, 2011 . Rapper and poet Common may have incited controversy this week when the White House invited him to perform at a poetry event. After all, he .
http://www.politico.com/click/stories/1105/despite_outrage_common_performs_at_w_h_.html

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Common Performs at the Obamas' White House Poetry Event - ABC ...

May 11, 2011 . During Wednesday's celebration, Common recited lyrics to a rap song in poem form, which tipped his hat to the nation's first African American .
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/common-performs-obamas-white-house-poetry-event/story?id=13584645

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Common Performs Poetry at the White House - YouTube

May 11, 2011 . you'd be? better off simply googling me rather than to assume. I was an accomplished Spoken Word Poet when Common was still rap battling .
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Outrage Flares As Michelle Obama Invites Common To White House ...

May 10, 2011 . Even though it's 2011, we're still litigating whether rap music in and of . poetry, and that one of those poets is Chicago rapper Common, and .
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/05/10/outrage-common-white-house-poetry-michelle-obama_n_859945.html

Rapper Common performs at White House amid media controversy ...

May 11, 2011 . Poetry and the spoken word were celebrated despite uproar over a rapper's . Video: Performers including rapper Common, who touched off .
http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/rapper-common-performs-at-white-house-amid-media-controversy/2011/05/11/AFQHgcuG_story.html

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Rapper N-bombs poet pal - New York Post

Dec 18, 2011 . Legendary poet Maya Angelou told The Post she's horrified that one of her biggest fans, the rapper Common, put her on a song peppered with .
http://www.nypost.com/p/news/national/rapper_bombs_poet_pal_vGpl6qIvAl1judJ7oszEFI

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Rapper Common: Should he be disinvited from Obama poetry event ...

May 11, 2011 . Click here to receive the next full month of the Daily News Briefing - a new news service from The Christian Science Monitor - ABSOLUTELY .
http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Politics/The-Vote/2011/0511/Rapper-Common-Should-he-be-disinvited-from-Obama-poetry-event

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White House Defends Rapper Common's East Room Poetry Night ...

May 11, 2011 . And I think that one of the things that the President appreciates is the work that Mr . Lynn has done with children, especially in Chicago, trying to .
http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2011/05/12/136215713/white-house-defends-hip-hop-commons-white-house-appearance

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'Cop Killer' Rapper Poet Invited to White House - Newsmax.com

May 10, 2011 . President Barack Obama and First Michelle Obama are planning to celebrate American poetry with a notorious hip-hop artist famous for .
http://www.newsmax.com/InsideCover/obama-common-poetry-jeremiah/2011/05/10/id/395900

Common – A Letter to the Law | Rap Genius

When invited to a poetry reading at the White House, Fox News made a big deal calling Common a “Vile Rapper” and cited these lyrics as a reason why we .
http://rapgenius.com/Common-a-letter-to-the-law-lyrics

Rapper Common Appears at White House Event - ABC News

May 12, 2011 . A White House event that was intended to be a celebration of poetry and the . between right-wing pundits and the rapper and poet Common.
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Music/rapper-common-appears-white-house-event/story?id=13585460

Michelle Obama invites rapper Common to a poetry reading

May 9, 2011 . 'Burn a Bush'? Michelle Obama invites rapper Common to a poetry reading | Common's lyrics include threats to shoot police and at least one .
http://dailycaller.com/2011/05/09/burn-a-bush-michelle-obama-invites-rapper-common-to-a-poetry-reading/

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White House Defends Invite of Political Rapper to Poetry Event | Fox ...

May 11, 2011 . 10pet / On the Record w/ Greta / 11pet / Hosted by Bill O'Reilly / Share22 / Sponsored From Around the Web / How Cruise Ships Fill Their .
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2011/05/11/white-house-defends-invite-political-rapper-poetry-event/

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