(originally published April 2016)

At Radisson Blu Aqua in Streeterville for the Common Ground Foundation event to benefit students in the city of Chicago; I caught up with Common himself to ask about his organization, the participants & hear his thoughts on the surprise passing of a musical idol, Prince.

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Former Fenger High Principal Liz Dozier of CNN’s “Chicagoland” fame was also in attendance.  Dozier respects Common’s commitment to his hometown:

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