Obscure Moments in Pop Culture History I

President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle celebrated American poetry with a gathering of poets, musicians, and artists at the White House last Wednesday night. With relatively harmless Caucasian guests like Aimee Mann, Steve Martin, and Kenneth Goldsmith, it’s not hard to see why the invitation of the relatively uncontroversial rapper Common was politicized by critics of Obama’s poetry night celebration. Read more: Krapsody.com http://www.krapsody.com Under Creative Commons License: Attribution No Derivatives posted on

This post was created by a user and has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!

Facebook Conversations
          
    Hot Buzz

    Miss. Republican Senate Candidate’s Thoughts On Gays, Drugs, Libertarians

    ew

    US Airways Just Tweeted Out One Of The Most Graphic Things You’ve Ever Seen A Bra...

    viral
    Now Buzzing