Many others defended his right to speak.Opposition to commencement speakers spiked this year, and the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education published a report tracking "disinvitations." The Foundation demands that invitations be rescinded increased from six in 2000 to 29 in 2013. "The desire to silence speakers on campus is strong - and disturbingly, 'disinvitations' are becoming more common," said FIRE President Greg Lukianoff.One thing there was no controversy about was Aretha Franklin singing the national anthem during Harvard's commencement ceremonies.


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